Re: Reboot Loop



Filbert
07-10-2005, 02:22 AM
Joshua,
OK. Now how do I disable the driver verifier?
You are right. It does slow down the system.
Thank you.
Phil Brown
--
Knowledgeable enough to really mess things up.


"Joshua Smith [MSFT]" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> To determine what driver is causing the problem I need you to enable driver
> verifier.
> Steps:
> 1) Windows Key + R
> 2) Type in 'verifier' and hit enter
> 3) Make sure 'Create Standard Setting' is selected and hit next
> 4) Click on 'Select all drivers installed on this computer' and hit Finish
> 5) Reboot
>
> There is a possibility that your computer will crash on reboot. If this
> occurs hit F8 when rebooting just before the windows logo screen and select
> the safe mode boot option. Follow the same steps above but on step 4 choose
> 'Select driver names from a list'; hit next; check the box next to any
> driver where the provider is not Microsoft; hit Finish; reboot.
>
> This will slow the performance of you computer a little while enabled but
> will hopefully catch the driver causing corruption. Next time you crash
> the blue screen will hopefully say something like
> "DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION". If this occurs please send the
> corresponding minidump (by default it is at c:\windows\Minidump ) my way.
> If you have any questions or I didn't explain something well enough don't
> hesitate to e-mail me back. Good Luck,
>
>
> Joshua Smith
> DirectInput and OpenGL Test Labs
> Microsoft
> -----
>
> Get Secure! www.microsoft.com/security
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
> "rkluchy" <rkluchy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:93FE5753-8AD0-49D7-8275-154B7F86F752@microsoft.com...
> >I have a computer coming this afternoon with XP pro that is in a constant
> > reboot cycle. I have little experience with XP, any help would be
> > appreciated.
>
>
>

Michael T
07-10-2005, 02:22 AM
Run Verifier again and select "Delete existing settings" on the first
dialog.

Click Finish.

Reboot.

"Filbert" <Filbert@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:6509C80F-BFBC-4BAB-A12E-6F9987DFEBBB@microsoft.com...
> Joshua,
> OK. Now how do I disable the driver verifier?
> You are right. It does slow down the system.
> Thank you.
> Phil Brown
> --
> Knowledgeable enough to really mess things up.
>
>
> "Joshua Smith [MSFT]" wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> To determine what driver is causing the problem I need you to enable
>> driver
>> verifier.
>> Steps:
>> 1) Windows Key + R
>> 2) Type in 'verifier' and hit enter
>> 3) Make sure 'Create Standard Setting' is selected and hit next
>> 4) Click on 'Select all drivers installed on this computer' and hit
>> Finish
>> 5) Reboot
>>
>> There is a possibility that your computer will crash on reboot. If this
>> occurs hit F8 when rebooting just before the windows logo screen and
>> select
>> the safe mode boot option. Follow the same steps above but on step 4
>> choose
>> 'Select driver names from a list'; hit next; check the box next to any
>> driver where the provider is not Microsoft; hit Finish; reboot.
>>
>> This will slow the performance of you computer a little while enabled but
>> will hopefully catch the driver causing corruption. Next time you crash
>> the blue screen will hopefully say something like
>> "DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION". If this occurs please send the
>> corresponding minidump (by default it is at c:\windows\Minidump ) my way.
>> If you have any questions or I didn't explain something well enough don't
>> hesitate to e-mail me back. Good Luck,
>>
>>
>> Joshua Smith
>> DirectInput and OpenGL Test Labs
>> Microsoft
>> -----
>>
>> Get Secure! www.microsoft.com/security
>>
>> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
>> rights
>> "rkluchy" <rkluchy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:93FE5753-8AD0-49D7-8275-154B7F86F752@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a computer coming this afternoon with XP pro that is in a
>> >constant
>> > reboot cycle. I have little experience with XP, any help would be
>> > appreciated.
>>
>>
>>


Re: Reboot Loop