Re: Bad Pool Reader?
Actually, my boyfriend figured to do a system restore 5 minutes after my last
post, so it works now! Thank you both for your help!
"Mick Murphy" wrote:
> Did you try doing a System Restore? It sounds like a corrupted driver.
> Start>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System restore> take it back before
> the problem.
> And, did you cherck in Device Manager to see if any Hardware has problems
> with Drivers?
> You can do all the above in Safe mode.
> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> "Korinna" wrote:
> > "Victek" wrote:
> > > > I am running Windows Vista Home Basic and I accidently performed a hard
> > > > shut
> > > > down earlier today. Now when I boot up my computer, it will boot up and
> > > > then
> > > > it will completely shutdown and restart again. When it shuts down, it
> > > > gives
> > > > me a blue screen and then says "Windows has been shut down to prevernt
> > > > damage
> > > > to your computer. bad_pool_reader". I can boot up in safe mode, but if I
> > > > try
> > > > to boot it up regularly, then this cycle happens all over again. What do
> > > > I
> > > > need to do to fix the problem (preferabbly without having to reinstall
> > > > Windows/deleting all of my information on the computer)? Thank you!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > I've only seen that error message once before. The customer opted to just
> > > backup data and reinstall the OS so I didn't have a chance to figure it out.
> > > Once thing I noticed when getting the data though, was the IE cache was
> > > enormous. The accumulation of temp files in the user profile and in the
> > > Windows temp directory was also off the charts - tens of thousands of files.
> > > I suggest booting into safe mode and running disk cleanup (you could try
> > > ccleaner too). Then run Check disk to fix any problems with the file system
> > > and see if the system is able to boot normally. If you try this I'd be
> > > interested to know the results so please post.
> > >
> > Unfortunately, it didn't work. It actually wound up making the computer run
> > start up slower (though from my experience that's typical anytime you run
> > disk checks, the first time, it boots up slower). I've been reading around
> > on the internet and a lot of the people who encounter "bad pool" errors are
> > either having problems with the memory or some other driver, but I haven't
> > installed anything recently. Do you have any other ideas, or should I just
> > reinstall?