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BSOD BAD_POOL_HEADER after last MS update
« on: February 20, 2011, 01:04:38 PM »

After last update from MS, one of my two XP systems started crashing with BAD_POOL_HEADER (STOP ...19). Did a number of things, including a system restore and starting with a number of services disabled. But the system did not return to normal operation until I uninstalled Avast.

For me, the urgent issue is resolved, but I can no longer run Avast on this machine. My other XP system is also updated, and runs Avast with no problems (both systems do automatic updates of both Windows and Avast, and should be on identical revision levels).

Here's a summary from the problematic system (can provide more details on request).

OS Name   Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version   5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer   Microsoft Corporation
System Name   P2R-FS
System Manufacturer   System manufacturer
System Model   System Product Name
System Type   X86-based PC
Processor   x86 Family 15 Model 12 Stepping 0 AuthenticAMD ~1999 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date   American Megatrends Inc. 1001, 2006-08-17
SMBIOS Version   2.3
Windows Directory   C:\WINDOWS
System Directory   C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device   \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale   United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer   Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
User Name   P2R-FS\Administrator
Time Zone   W. Europe Standard Time
Total Physical Memory   2 048,00 MB
Available Physical Memory   1,44 GB
Total Virtual Memory   2,00 GB
Available Virtual Memory   1,96 GB
Page File Space   3,85 GB
Page File   C:\pagefile.sys


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Re: BSOD BAD_POOL_HEADER after last MS update
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 02:59:54 PM »