Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Windows 8 / 8.1 Memory Problems

This might be an oldie but it's not something that I thought could happen to me.

So slightly related to the last post, after fixing the Immersive Shell DCOM issue, my computer BSODed once more, but this time with slightly different error code "MEMORY_MANAGEMENT", which prompted me to think this might be a hardware issue.

Finally came across this - and true enough, one of my 2 x 8GB Corsair Vengeance C9 1600 DIMM units is faulty. Got it replaced with PLE and fingers cross hopefully no more BSODs!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

My Windows 8 / 8.1 installation have been BSODing on me since I bought my new gaming PC. Took me a while but eventually tracked down to the "faulty" Immersive Shell component - aka Modern UI, aka Metro UI.

The following article saved my bacon. There are various of other articles, but the this is the correct one, as it points you to change the permission on the following registry key.


Some other article points you to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ClsID but that doesn't work.

Here is the article: