Bsod Error Iastor.sys
As such Quick Tips have not been reviewed, validated or approved by Dell and should be used with appropriate caution. Type "chkdsk /f" and hit ENTER. "chkdsk" will begin scanning for hard disk corruption that could be causing IASTOR.SYS STOP errors. The blue screen is happening more and more frequenrly and I'm worried it will stop working all together soon. Please reach out to us anytime on social media for more help: Recommendation: Scan your PC for IASTOR.SYS registry corruption About The Author: Jay Geater is the President and CEO of http://krokmel.com/bsod-error/bsod-error-log.php
BSOD Help and Support BSOD random intervals, STOP error 0x0000007E, iaStor.sysThis problem has been occurring off and on for about 3 weeks now. Restart your PC with the USB drive installed. Edit: Since you are evidently using RAID, you may want to use the RAID utility to do a physical check of the array before using chkdsk. Click Yes.
Try running this command from the recovery options command window, dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions Restart the computer, then try running sfc /scannow again from the recovery command window. This SYS file carries a popularity rating of 2 stars and a security rating of "UNKNOWN". or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. It has been sometimes freezing/crashing right after I put my windows password in, and it will say "connecting" for a really long time and never get past that stage.
Symptoms were identically for all. Symptoms were identically for all. I have a Dell Vostro 200 (about 2 yrs old) that came with Vista OS, I upgraded to Win7 about six months ago. In order to achieve a speedy publication, Quick Tips may represent only partial solutions or work-arounds that are still in development or pending further proof of successfully resolving an issue.
Thanks. It may actually be a failing hard drive or SSD drive in your notebook PC, causing the blue screensClick to expand... Mar 2, 2015 #6 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,231 +233 If you get a recovery disk from Dell you won't need another external USB drive at all. If that is the case, you can use GParted (http://gparted.org/download.php) to wipe the hard drive.
If this action resolves your BSOD, this will be the source of your problem, and therefore your new memory is either incompatible or bad. Download and burn it to a CD, then boot from the CD. In the results, click System Restore. If that is the case, you will then need to replace your new memory modules.
SYS errors, such as those associated with IASTOR.SYS, most often occur during computer startup, program startup, or while trying to use a specific function in your program (eg. Locate IASTOR.SYS-associated program (eg. Antivirus MSE Browser Internet Explore 10 and Chrome Other Info Don't shout...I've got a Hangover! If you have just added new memory to the computer, we recommend temporarily removing it to make sure it is not the cause of your IASTOR.SYS error.
If you don't already have Debugging Tools for Windows installed, you can try installing Blue Screen Viewer or upload the minidump file here: http://www.osronline.com/page.cfm?name=analyze The jpg is fuzzy, but it looks have a peek at these guys Also, I forgot to mention that this computer has a small SSD, I do not know how this might affect anything. Click Save. SYS file errors are typically caused by faulty hardware or corrupt device driver files.
Expand branch "IDE ATA/API controllers". Third-party program installation or malware infection may have corrupted the registry entries associated with Dell Precision n Series System Software, causing IASTOR.SYS STOP errors to occur. Manually editing the Windows registry to remove invalid IASTOR.SYS keys is not recommended unless you are PC service professional. check over here It has a SATA drive, and fortunately I've got anything I want on it backed up to my external hard drive already.
While holding CTRL-Shift on your keyboard, hit ENTER. I downloaded the blue screen viewer but it says no crashes? (it's pulling from the minidump folder on windows) Attached Files BSOD 071914.jpg 40.97KB 1 downloads Back to top #12 sflatechguy That usually means either the driver is corrupt, or there may be problems with your RAM.
I have restarted windows quite a few times (including without the cd) but am still getting this when I try to run the command prompt.
If possible, update the file manually if you cannot get into the OS using either the Windows Recovery Environment and a command prompt or some other pre-environment. More on hard drive bad sectors: http://www.howtogeek.com/173463/bad-sectors-explained-why-hard-drives-get-bad-sectors-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/ Edited by sflatechguy, 19 July 2014 - 04:33 PM. In the Export Range box, be sure that "Selected branch" is selected. This step is your final option in trying to resolve your IASTOR.SYS issue.
This will disable the driver and stop your BSOD. Enter any administrator passwords (if prompted). And yes, all has been backed up already before I got on here Back to top #14 sflatechguy sflatechguy BC Advisor 1,891 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:10:52 AM Posted 19 this content Even if you are experienced at finding, downloading, and manually updating drivers, the process can still be very time consuming and extremely irritating.
I am running the sfc/scannow right now.