Blue screen of death returns...


Limp Gawd
Apr 8, 2006
I had the blue screen problem before but realised it was my RAM. Had these replaced and the computer was working fine, didnt use it for about a week then when i turned it on one day, it was on the loading windows screen and you guessed it - Blue screen!

The code is ***STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x8a5cb2b8, 0xc0000102, 0x0000000)

I have ran out of options and feel like throwing my computer out the window. Any ideas what it could be?


Fully [H]
Jul 17, 2006

0x00000024: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
(Click to consult the online MSDN article.)
A problem occurred within NTFS.SYS, the driver file that allows the system to read and write to NTFS file system drives. There may be a physical problem with the disk, or an Interrupt Request Packet (IRP) may be corrupted. Other common causes include heavy hard drive fragmentation, heavy file I/O, problems with some types of drive-mirroring software, or some antivirus software. I suggest running ChkDsk or ScanDisk as a first step; then disable all file system filters such as virus scanners, firewall software, or backup utilities. Check the file properties of NTFS.SYS to ensure it matches the current OS or SP version. Update all disk, tape backup, CD-ROM, or removable device drivers to the most current versions.

Did you test your HDD before RMA'ing the RAM?