John Carrona - Microsoft MVP

Windows Expert - Consumer

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Index Update Page RSS Feed Subscribe to the RSS feed Originally Added to Website:  14 Sep 2009
Last updated:  N/A - because this is the update page for the Index page :0)


27 Jan 2016 - added https:// links for F-Secure and Norton to the avuninst.html page. Great thanks to blueelvis for automating the count of drivers in the Driver Reference Table!!! That way I won't make counting errors! :0) 23 Dec 2015 - added bugcodes.h, ntstatus.h, and winerror.h for Windows 10.0.10586.0 SDK; updated Driver Verifier page
24 Nov 2015 - updated BSOD-related Registry Entries to reflect the addition of the Active Memory Dump in W10/Server 2016
14 Nov 2015 - Windows Release Dates - Added W10 v1511/Fall Update

NOTE: The most recent entries may be a bit confusing. I switched to editing the pages manually and am having problems with formatting. Work in progress page: NEW BSOD Index page (working)
BSOD Index
- v10.0.10240 (GA version) has bugcodes.h and bugcodes.txt
- 392 total Windows bugcodes (W10 bugcodes.txt)
- ~7 other bugcodes (non-Windows errors) - List at W10 BSOD Updates
- 70 new Windows bugcodes in W10 - List at W10 BSOD Updates
- 62 bugcodes removed in W10 - List at W10 BSOD Updates
- adding OS's for each bugcode (entire table)
This page is still under construction.

Driver Reference Table (DRT)

25 Oct 2015
- added 63 drivers for W10
- 5194 total drivers listed
- 94 drivers awaiting approval

Note: I miscalculated the number of drivers. The correct number in the table is written below. I apologize for the mistake.

Total Drivers Listed - 4447
Drivers Awaiting Approval - 44

Driver Comparison Table
- added 63 drivers for W10
- 226 drivers were removed in W10
- added listing of drivers to the bottom of the page.

Added:
winerror.h from the W10 SDK - winerror-10.html
ntstatus.h from the W10 SDK - ntstatus-10.html
bugcodes.h from the W10 SDK - bugcodes-10.html
bugcodes.txt from the W10 SDK - bugcodes-txt-10.html

Windows Release Dates
- added W10 and Server 2016 information

Driver Verifier
- to be updated, but there doesn't appear to be many changes between W8.1 and W10


21 Mar 2014
Added /8/8.1 to CHKDSK LogFile speech (canned.html)
Added 5 new BSOD articles in the BSOD Index
Added Usual Cause: memory to STOP 0x74

Temporary entry 20 Nov 2013 - I'm traveling tomorrow
Updated dvrcomp.html w/8.1 dvrs
Added 11 new 8.1 Windows drivers to DRT
Added WinDbg Help File text for STOP 0x15D and 0x15E
added link for disabling verifier outside of Windows on verifier.html page
added WinDbg Output Example for STOP 0x162

02 Oct 2013
Added 23 new BSOD's and other stuff to theBSOD Index page  
Added NTStatus.h v8.1 and Bugcodes.h v8.1 - updated listing for these in the BSOD Information page
Updated Milestones
Added statistical info to Bugcodes.h v7.0 and Bugcodes.h v8.0
BSOD Index
- v10.0.10240 has bugcodes.h and bugcodes.txt
- 392 total Windows bugcodes (W10)
- ~7 other bugcodes
- 70 new Windows bugcodes
- 62 bugcodes removed
- adding OS's for each bugcode
This page is still under construction.

Driver Reference Table (DRT)
- added 63 drivrs for W10
- 5194 total drivers listed
- 94 drivers awaiting approval

Driver Comparison Table
- added 63 drivers for W10
- 226 drivers were removed in W10
- added listing of drivers to the bottom of the page.

Added:
winerror.h from the W10 SDK - winerror-10.html
ntstatus.h from the W10 SDK - ntstatus-10.html
bugcodes.h from the W10 SDK - bugcodes-10.html
bugcodes.txt from the W10 SDK - bugcodes-txt-10.html

Windows Release Dates
- added W10 and Server 2016 information

Driver Verifier
- to be updated, but there doesn't appear to be many changes between W8.1 and W10



21 Mar 2014
Added /8/8.1 to CHKDSK LogFile speech (canned.html)
Added 5 new BSOD articles in the BSOD Index
Added Usual Cause: memory to STOP 0x74

Temporary entry 20 Nov 2013 - I'm traveling tomorrow
Updated dvrcomp.html w/8.1 dvrs
Added 11 new 8.1 Windows drivers to DRT
Added WinDbg Help File text for STOP 0x15D and 0x15E
added link for disabling verifier outside of Windows on verifier.html page
added WinDbg Output Example for STOP 0x162

02 Oct 2013
Added 23 new BSOD's and other stuff to BSOD Index page  
Added NTStatus.h v8.1 and Bugcodes.h v8.1 - updated listing for these in BSOD Information page
Updated Milestones
Added statistical info to Bugcodes.h v7.0 and Bugcodes.h v8.0
 
04 Sep 2013
Added 20 articles to BSOD Index page  
Added NOTE to Hard Drive Diag page

23 Jul 2013
added to BSOD Index page:  
- KB 2851149 - STOP 0xD1 - Win7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1
- KB 2846226 - STOP 0x8E - Win7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1
- KB 2870079 - STOP 0xCD - Win7 SP1

26 Jun 2013
Changed direct download link for MemTest86+ on the Memory Diagnostics page

25 Jun 2013
added to BSOD Index page:  KB 2834140 - STOP 0x50 - Win7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1

21 Jun 2013
added to BSOD Index page:  KB 2847521 - STOP 0x10C - Win7/Server 2008 R2

12 Jun 2013
added to BSOD Index page:  KB 2824200 - STOP 0x24/0x50 - Vista /Server 2008

07 Jun 2013
Added NOTE: about IRP logging to Driver Verifier Settings.
Link has been updated: Using Driver Verifier to identify issues with Windows drivers for advanced users

28 May 2013
Changed steps 7 and 8 in
Backup, Wipe, and "Clean Install" of Windows

26 May 2013
Added to BSOD Index:  KB 2719704 - STOP 0x3B/0xD5 - Win7/Server 2008 R2

16 May 2013
Changed several speeches at the Canned Speeches page

15 May 2013
Added 3 new KB articles (and 1 new STOP error) to the BSOD Index page

03 May 2013
Added hardware diagnostics to item 2 in Backup, Wipe, and "Clean Install" of Windows
Added 6 new KB articles to the BSOD Index page

27 Mar 2013
Updated Windows Release Dates to include support end dates
Updated Antivirus Uninstallers to add another manual removal method for Microsoft Security Essentials
Added 7 new KB articles to the BSOD Index page

07 Mar 2013
Updated Additional Hardware Diagnostics with a bootable memory stress test
Updated Memory Diagnostics recommending Prime95 as an additional test
Updated statistics on the index (main) page (scroll down to see 'em)
Updated 404.shtml to add a link to return to the home page
Added robots.txt file to the root of the website

02 Feb 2013
Updated Debugging Commands
Added new page listing common drivers involved in BSOD's:  Common BSOD related drivers

23 Jan 2013
Added full scan suggestion to Anti-virus Removal
Minor changes to addldiag.html, prime95.html, initdiag.html, hwdiag.html, howidoit.html, bsod.html

09 Jan 2013
canned.html - Added Win8 instructions to Anti-virus Removal

08 Jan 2013
hddiag.html - Added Windows hard drive test links at bottom of page
Updated Step 1 with Windows 8 instructions

01 Jan 2013
memdiag.html - fixed ISO in Step 4, clarified wording in Step 6

19 Dec 2012
winreldt.html (added Win8/Server 2012 RTM/GA dates)

17 Dec 2012
acpi.html
verifier.html (added Win8 instructions for repair discs)

07 Nov 2012
List of recently updated pages:
canned.html
setmini.html
avuninst.html
New pages:
dvrcomp.html, dvrcomp2.html, dvrcomp3.html

19 Sep 2012

List of recently updated pages:
bsodreg.html - 19 Sep 2012 (added Win8 Auto memory dump entries)

11 Sep 2012
List of recently updated pages:
bsodindx.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added ESET and SandBoxie conflict)
bsodupdt.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added ESET and SandBoxie conflict)
addldiag.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added What you are looking for:  to FurMark section)
hwdiag.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added What you are looking for:  to FurMark section)
canned.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added What you are looking for:  to FurMark section)
furmark.html - 11 Sep 2012 (added caveat that I wasn't updating this page on a regular basis)

15 Aug 2012
List of recently updated pages:
bsodindx.html - 15 Aug 2012
bsodupdt.html - 15 Aug 2012
acpi.html - 3 Aug 2012
stacpref.html - 31 Jul 2012
forums.html - 26 Jul 2012
index.html - 23 Jul 2012 (I think this was the note about updating RSS again)
indxupdt.html - 23 Jul 2012
debugcmd.html - 18 Jul 2012
initdiag.html - 16 Jul 2012
verifier.html - 11 Jul 2012
bsod.html - 11 Jul 2012
canned.html - 05 Jul 2012
canned2.html - 05 Jul 2012 (I think this is a new page - it contains more canned speeches and will eventually be merged with canned.html)
strpdown.html - 30 Jun 2012
avuninst.html - 30 Jun 2012
prime95.html - 27 Jun 2012
3of3loop.html - 26 Jun 2012
23 Jul 2012 (estimated)
I have started updating the RSS feed again 
20 Jun 2012
Added Win8 compatibility link (forgot to post earlier) to Forums Bookmarks page
03 Jul 2012
Updated Canned Speeches/added Canned Speeches 2
05 Jul 2012
Added recovery info to Driver Verifier page
16 Jul 2012
Added additional instructions on how to use Initial Hardware Diagnostics page
17 Jul 2012
Added STOP 0xc0000189 error to the BSOD Index page
20 Jul 2012
Added 2 devices to the PnP Device ID page

05 Jul 2012
started removing RSS links (see note above)
11 May 2012
Updated BSOD-related Registry Entries (Draft)
09 May 2012 - #2
Added 20 additional bugcodes from the Windows 8 Developer Preview SDK (v8.0) to the BSOD Index page.
Summary located here:  http://www.sysnative.com/forums/showthread.php/750-New-BSOD-codes-for-Win8?p=7252#post7252
Output of the bugcode.h file located here:  Bugcodes.h v8.0
Codes added were:  0x137 to 0x13D, 0x140 to 0x14A, 0x00000360, and 0x00000420.

09 May 2012
Added Bugcodes.h v8.0 (and renamed/replaced Bugcodes.h to/with Bugcodes.h v7.0 )
BSOD Index page to be updated with new codes soon!

07 May 2012 - #2
Changed favicon from bug (favicon1.ico) to corona (favicon.ico).
Updated Windows Release Dates page to reflect Win7 SP1 and Win8 DP and CP
Updated BSOD Index page on 01 May 2012 (forgot to post it here)
Driver Reference Table (DRT) updated independently by 2 people - last update was 07 May 2012

07 May 2012
Added BSOD Screen Shot page in Reference section of BSOD page
Added Index Update page to keep track of changes to the website (as this change list is getting awfully long!)
05 May 2012
Driver Verifier: Changed sequence after crash (to check for dumps before turning off Driver Verifier).
04 May 2012
Reorganized BSOD page and created an index.
03 May 2012
Updated BSOD-Related Registry Entries, but can't recall what I did! :o)
02 May 2012
Changed step 6b in memdiag.html page
01 May 2012

Updated Family page w/links to Jared's Wedding photo's
Updated Misc page - removed Google and Home Calendars
30 Apr 2012

Added RSS Feed button above to all pages (dunno if it works - will have to check it later on)
Added the following (DRAFT) pages in the BSOD section
BSOD Troubleshooting for Users
Hardware Stripdown Troubleshooting
"How I do it" - How I analyze BSOD's for users
BSOD-related Registry Entries
BSOD Dump File Generation









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Windows Expert - Consumer
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