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CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION: Windows 10 Crashes

* Window 10 with the latest update
* Problem: CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION and computer crashes / Starts with a blue screen / after countdown / restarts.
* Happens only when video or movie is playing after 15 minutes plus. It does not matter what program is used for video/movie player. Happens even when watching video on YouTube.
* The same problem in my other PC with windows 10.
* So it is a problem of windows 10 and not the hardware.

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Clarification Request
Crashes

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Why is my computer crashing

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I advise you start your own new discussion.

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This one is about a specific issue that I haven't found to be a W10 issue. That is, I've seen it on other Windows versions and traced to non-Windows causes.

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Let's say it's a problem with 10.

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Then I should be able to do what you are doing to recreate.

HOWEVER I find owners install Haptic Registry Cleaner Dluxe on one machine will install that on more than one to create the same issue. (fictious title)

The office is now approaching dozens of W10 machines and hasn't seen the error you noted so let's hope you can write a step by step to create the issue so others can see it too.

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Problem specific to win 10

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If I remember clearly, it happened after Nov. update.
Steps are clearly stated in my original post.
* Happens only when a video or movie played around after 15 minutes of play.
* Computer crashes with a blue screen, stating Critical structure corruption error and the rest as described above.
* Once computer started, you can play same video from where it is left, but crash will happen again about after 15 minute plus of play...

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I don't mind if you think it's a Windows 10 issue.

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But for me to duplicate it, I'll have to do what you are doing.

Remember I did not google that error. I'm taking your word you already did that and await how to duplicate the error on W10 machines here.

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me too

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I am also having the same issues. But my windows 8.1 asus laptop NEVER did. After upgrading simply cannot watch a MKV file without experiencing a crash. Mine is also specifically crashing ONLY when using an external hard drive or external blu-ray player. I found out that lately if I play a file from the internal hard drive things go well, probably some update fixed that. But with the external files a BSOD is always guaranteed.

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It is a problem with Windows 10.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 109, {a3a01f5a656f7705, b3b72be0b7f12046, 1a0, 7}

Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )


Followup: MachineOwner
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Finished dump check


100% plain vanilla system. Lenovo M90z all-in-one system.

Windows 7 pro ran for almost 2 years on this system with zero issues.
Did a clean install of Windows 7 pro before upgrading to Windows 10
Installed my applications (see list below, very conservative)
BSOD "Critical structure corruption" started immediately.
Swapped memory to see if hardware issue. No change.
Swapped CPU. No change.
Reset system. No change.

This system is used in our kitchen by our elementary school aged kids and for viewing recipes while cooking and email. Nothing else. There is nothing "custom" on this sytem except for a USB thumb drive now and then.

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l309/ducatiz/boardpics/installed_zpsurgjfy9j.jpg
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Let's continue in your new post.

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Lay out the steps to duplicate this on my W10 machines. I'll try it.

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It happens randomly.

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I cannot cause it to happen.

This morning it crashed when I was running Windows 2010. Nothing else (user programs). All the same antivirus etc.

Yesterday, my son was playing a game with Microsoft Edge on abcya.com and it crashed. Later my wife was reading Yahoo email in Chrome and it crashed.

I wish I could tell you how to reproduce it, but there is no rhyme or reason.

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Please continue in your new post.

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This one by miqbalx would be for them and if you say it's W10, I would be able to duplicate the issue if you tell me how.

Continue at your new post.

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Flawed logic

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There's a flaw with your logic because it fails to consider the shear possible numbers of hardware configurations. Your statement would only be true, and you might only be able to recreate the problem, if your computer had the exact same processor, motherboard, RAM audio card, video card, drivers, and hard drives, and that's not even touching on the myriad software possibilities. That's referred to as an Affirming a disjunct by assuming that if A is true then B must be false.

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This is why I asked how to crash 10 here.

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If the flaw is with W10 then I should be able to duplicate the issue.

While hardware matters, that would point to issues other than W10. Since we use the same OS, then if it's the OS, then I should be seeing this issue at work or home.

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a timed shutdown it seems

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You checked the power settings in Windows 10?

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No problem in power options

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* display off after 10 minutes
* sleep after 2 hrs.
Note the problem happens while I am watching the video/movie. So it is in the middle of workout.

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then maybe the disc is scratched

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or has a bad spot on it. I don't know why that would do more than turn off the video, but maybe the player has some settings in it which turn off the computer too when finished? I could see that being handy for someone wanting to fall asleep listening to a disc.

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No cd or dvd disk involved

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Unfortunately, many readers who want to help do not even bother to read the question, seriously. There is no cd/disk involved. It is video or movie, playing mp4 or mkv or other video files. Even watching video from YouTube.

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???

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Nobody in the history of computers has ever used a CD or DVD to play a movie or video, but I'm glad you finally shared that with us.

Install VLC and see if it still does it. If not, then it's a windows player problem or whatever you use for a player.

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Since you posted your question

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I have used Windows 10 on over a dozen machines to play mp4 and other video files.

Your premise is " it is a problem of windows 10 and not the hardware. "

It that was true I would be seeing the issue.

-> I'd like to get some progress and see you get help but you've given no more information to work with. Tell more and see if folk can find causes.

And in parting I've had folk maintain there is a bug in Windows 1.0 to 10. like this. Usually they blow up or get back to the table to figure it out. If it was a Windows 10 bug, the forum would have a lot more posts about "CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION."

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possible problem with win 10

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* Because I faced the critical structure corruption the two of my pcs, which are very different made: one dell the other custom. Only common thing is win 10 pro.
* Others are also facing this problem, but for other reasons. In my case, it is video: files like mp4, mkv etc. Check google.

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You can do that.

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And see if folk are finding what it is. Here I know that Flash can cause an error like that and some video decoders (AKA CODECs) but that's not Windows is it?

Your stance is that it's a Windows problem. So until we know more or you can show a way for me to duplicate the issue here, my thought is it's one of the other issues like drivers, cleaners, choice of antivirus or other.

I hope you see why I didn't go into those other areas now. I can't. You only supplied your position that it's a Windows 10 problem. If so, you have to change OSes.

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Re: problem with Windows 10

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If it's a problem with Windows 10, it's quite local: on your PC's only.

Three good options:
1. Make it dual boot and use Linux to view video's.
2. Clean install of Windows 10. It works correctly on 99.9% of all PC's having the right drivers and no hardware issues.
3. Back to the previous OS.

Kees

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(NT) Have you used a registry cleaner? If so, case closed.

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(NT) Last week, a torrent user. It was horrible.

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yes, registry cleaner

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I have been using registry cleaner. But I don't understand your answer. Is the registry cleaner the culprit and I should stop using it? If it is true, why almost everyone is using registry cleaner?

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Few use them here.

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There are a lot of advertisers for such, but here you've taken Windows, then changed it then claim it's a Windows bug.

No, stopping its use may not undo the damage. And the damage may be something else. I understand folk love these cleaners.

-> So do my friends in the computer repair business. Why? Creates a lot of work for them to help pay the bills.

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Registry cleaners are snake oil. They do no good and ...

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...can cause problems that are difficult to diagnose and repair. What they do is remove entries from the registry that do not appear to be used. However MS puts these there for future use. Then when updates come along that attempt to use them, you run into the proverbial unpredictable results. Sad
The story here goes back to the mid 90s before MS fixed registry handling problems beginning with Windows 2000. In the old days registry cleaners could improve performance, but those days are long long gone. However the rumor mill keeps these stories alive, and never wises up.
By the way, NOBODY I know uses registry cleaners.

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built in registry cleaner

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Thanks for clarification...I use registry cleaner from "CCleaner" and one built in "Bit Defenfer." What is your recommendation. Do not use any Registry Cleaner? It is more harmful than good?

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My recommendation is to avoid ALL registry cleaners.

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They don't help anything and can cause problems. Just avoid them.

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CCleaner is ok in stock settings.

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Any other "registry cleaner" should be avoided. Do you have a restore point prior to this happening?
Dafydd.

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CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION

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1.) Go to Control panel
2)Click on Hardware and sound.
3)Click On Power Options.
4)Click on choose what the power button does.
5)Click on change settings that are unavailable.
6)Uncheck Turn on fast startup.

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