Windows Bug Check or Stop Error Codes

When Microsoft Windows encounters a condition that compromises safe system operation, the system halts. This condition is called a bug check. It is also commonly referred to as a system crash, a kernel error, or a Stop Error or a Blue Screen.

Windows Bug Check or Stop Error Codes

Each bug check code has four associated parameters. Here is a list & descriptions of a number of different bug check codes, sourced from MSDN:

Bug Check 0×1: APC_INDEX_MISMATCH
Bug Check 0×2: DEVICE_QUEUE_NOT_BUSY
Bug Check 0×3: INVALID_AFFINITY_SET
Bug Check 0×4: INVALID_DATA_ACCESS_TRAP
Bug Check 0×5: INVALID_PROCESS_ATTACH_ATTEMPT
Bug Check 0×6: INVALID_PROCESS_DETACH_ATTEMPT
Bug Check 0×7: INVALID_SOFTWARE_INTERRUPT
Bug Check 0×8: IRQL_NOT_DISPATCH_LEVEL
Bug Check 0×9: IRQL_NOT_GREATER_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check 0xA: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check 0xB: NO_EXCEPTION_HANDLING_SUPPORT
Bug Check 0xC: MAXIMUM_WAIT_OBJECTS_EXCEEDED
Bug Check 0xD: MUTEX_LEVEL_NUMBER_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xE: NO_USER_MODE_CONTEXT
Bug Check 0xF: SPIN_LOCK_ALREADY_OWNED
Bug Check 0×10: SPIN_LOCK_NOT_OWNED
Bug Check 0×11: THREAD_NOT_MUTEX_OWNER
Bug Check 0×12: TRAP_CAUSE_UNKNOWN
Bug Check 0×13: EMPTY_THREAD_REAPER_LIST
Bug Check 0×14: CREATE_DELETE_LOCK_NOT_LOCKED
Bug Check 0×15: LAST_CHANCE_CALLED_FROM_KMODE
Bug Check 0×16: CID_HANDLE_CREATION
Bug Check 0×17: CID_HANDLE_DELETION
Bug Check 0×18: REFERENCE_BY_POINTER
Bug Check 0×19: BAD_POOL_HEADER
Bug Check 0x1A: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
Bug Check 0x1B: PFN_SHARE_COUNT
Bug Check 0x1C: PFN_REFERENCE_COUNT
Bug Check 0x1D: NO_SPIN_LOCK_AVAILABLE

Bug Check 0x1E: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check 0x1F: SHARED_RESOURCE_CONV_ERROR
Bug Check 0×20: KERNEL_APC_PENDING_DURING_EXIT
Bug Check 0×21: QUOTA_UNDERFLOW
Bug Check 0×22: FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×23: FAT_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×24: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×25: NPFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×26: CDFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×27: RDR_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×28: CORRUPT_ACCESS_TOKEN
Bug Check 0×29: SECURITY_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0x2A: INCONSISTENT_IRP
Bug Check 0x2B: PANIC_STACK_SWITCH
Bug Check 0x2C: PORT_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0x2D: SCSI_DISK_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0x2E: DATA_BUS_ERROR
Bug Check 0x2F: INSTRUCTION_BUS_ERROR
Bug Check 0×30: SET_OF_INVALID_CONTEXT
Bug Check 0×31: PHASE0_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×32: PHASE1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×33: UNEXPECTED_INITIALIZATION_CALL
Bug Check 0×34: CACHE_MANAGER
Bug Check 0×35: NO_MORE_IRP_STACK_LOCATIONS
Bug Check 0×36: DEVICE_REFERENCE_COUNT_NOT_ZERO
Bug Check 0×37: FLOPPY_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×38: SERIAL_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0×39: SYSTEM_EXIT_OWNED_MUTEX
Bug Check 0x3A: SYSTEM_UNWIND_PREVIOUS_USER
Bug Check 0x3B: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
Bug Check 0x3C: INTERRUPT_UNWIND_ATTEMPTED
Bug Check 0x3D: INTERRUPT_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check 0x3E: MULTIPROCESSOR_CONFIGURATION_NOT_SUPPORTED
Bug Check 0x3F: NO_MORE_SYSTEM_PTES
Bug Check 0×40: TARGET_MDL_TOO_SMALL
Bug Check 0×41: MUST_SUCCEED_POOL_EMPTY
Bug Check 0×42: ATDISK_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0×43: NO_SUCH_PARTITION
Bug Check 0×44: MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS
Bug Check 0×45: INSUFFICIENT_SYSTEM_MAP_REGS
Bug Check 0×46: DEREF_UNKNOWN_LOGON_SESSION
Bug Check 0×47: REF_UNKNOWN_LOGON_SESSION
Bug Check 0×48: CANCEL_STATE_IN_COMPLETED_IRP
Bug Check 0×49: PAGE_FAULT_WITH_INTERRUPTS_OFF
Bug Check 0x4A: IRQL_GT_ZERO_AT_SYSTEM_SERVICE
Bug Check 0x4B: STREAMS_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0x4C: FATAL_UNHANDLED_HARD_ERROR
Bug Check 0x4D: NO_PAGES_AVAILABLE
Bug Check 0x4E: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
Bug Check 0x4F: NDIS_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×50: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Bug Check 0×51: REGISTRY_ERROR
Bug Check 0×52: MAILSLOT_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×53: NO_BOOT_DEVICE
Bug Check 0×54: LM_SERVER_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×55: DATA_COHERENCY_EXCEPTION
Bug Check 0×56: INSTRUCTION_COHERENCY_EXCEPTION
Bug Check 0×57: XNS_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×58: FTDISK_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×59: PINBALL_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0x5A: CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED
Bug Check 0x5B: SET_ENV_VAR_FAILED
Bug Check 0x5C: HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x5D: UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR
Bug Check 0x5E: OBJECT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x5F: SECURITY_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×60: PROCESS_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×61: HAL1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×62: OBJECT1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×63: SECURITY1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×64: SYMBOLIC_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×65: MEMORY1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×66: CACHE_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×67: CONFIG_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×68: FILE_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×69: IO1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6A: LPC_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6B: PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6C: REFMON_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6D: SESSION1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6E: SESSION2_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x6F: SESSION3_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×70: SESSION4_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×71: SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×72: ASSIGN_DRIVE_LETTERS_FAILED
Bug Check 0×73: CONFIG_LIST_FAILED
Bug Check 0×74: BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO
Bug Check 0×75: CANNOT_WRITE_CONFIGURATION
Bug Check 0×76: PROCESS_HAS_LOCKED_PAGES
Bug Check 0×77: KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR
Bug Check 0×78: PHASE0_EXCEPTION
Bug Check 0×79: MISMATCHED_HAL
Bug Check 0x7A: KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR
Bug Check 0x7B: INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE
Bug Check 0x7C: BUGCODE_NDIS_DRIVER
Bug Check 0x7D: INSTALL_MORE_MEMORY
Bug Check 0x7E: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check 0x7F: UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP
Bug Check 0×80: NMI_HARDWARE_FAILURE
Bug Check 0×81: SPIN_LOCK_INIT_FAILURE
Bug Check 0×82: DFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×85: SETUP_FAILURE
Bug Check 0x8B: MBR_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH
Bug Check 0x8E: KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check 0x8F: PP0_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×90: PP1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0×92: UP_DRIVER_ON_MP_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×93: INVALID_KERNEL_HANDLE
Bug Check 0×94: KERNEL_STACK_LOCKED_AT_EXIT
Bug Check 0×96: INVALID_WORK_QUEUE_ITEM
Bug Check 0×97: BOUND_IMAGE_UNSUPPORTED
Bug Check 0×98: END_OF_NT_EVALUATION_PERIOD
Bug Check 0×99: INVALID_REGION_OR_SEGMENT
Bug Check 0x9A: SYSTEM_LICENSE_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0x9B: UDFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0x9C: MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION
Bug Check 0x9E: USER_MODE_HEALTH_MONITOR
Bug Check 0x9F: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
Bug Check 0xA0: INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR
Bug Check 0xA1: PCI_BUS_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0xA2: MEMORY_IMAGE_CORRUPT
Bug Check 0xA3: ACPI_DRIVER_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0xA4: CNSS_FILE_SYSTEM_FILTER
Bug Check 0xA5: ACPI_BIOS_ERROR
Bug Check 0xA7: BAD_EXHANDLE
Bug Check 0xAB: SESSION_HAS_VALID_POOL_ON_EXIT
Bug Check 0xAC: HAL_MEMORY_ALLOCATION
Bug Check 0xAD: VIDEO_DRIVER_DEBUG_REPORT_REQUEST
Bug Check 0xB4: VIDEO_DRIVER_INIT_FAILURE
Bug Check 0xB8: ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC
Bug Check 0xB9: CHIPSET_DETECTED_ERROR
Bug Check 0xBA: SESSION_HAS_VALID_VIEWS_ON_EXIT
Bug Check 0xBB: NETWORK_BOOT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0xBC: NETWORK_BOOT_DUPLICATE_ADDRESS
Bug Check 0xBE: ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY
Bug Check 0xBF: MUTEX_ALREADY_OWNED
Bug Check 0xC1: SPECIAL_POOL_DETECTED_MEMORY_CORRUPTION
Bug Check 0xC2: BAD_POOL_CALLER
Bug Check 0xC4: DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xC5: DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL
Bug Check 0xC6: DRIVER_CAUGHT_MODIFYING_FREED_POOL
Bug Check 0xC7: TIMER_OR_DPC_INVALID
Bug Check 0xC8: IRQL_UNEXPECTED_VALUE
Bug Check 0xC9: DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xCA: PNP_DETECTED_FATAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0xCB: DRIVER_LEFT_LOCKED_PAGES_IN_PROCESS
Bug Check 0xCC: PAGE_FAULT_IN_FREED_SPECIAL_POOL
Bug Check 0xCD: PAGE_FAULT_BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION
Bug Check 0xCE: DRIVER_UNLOADED_WITHOUT_CANCELLING_PENDING_OPERATIONS
Bug Check 0xCF: TERMINAL_SERVER_DRIVER_MADE_INCORRECT_MEMORY_REFERENCE
Bug Check 0xD0: DRIVER_CORRUPTED_MMPOOL
Bug Check 0xD1: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check 0xD2: BUGCODE_ID_DRIVER
Bug Check 0xD3: DRIVER_PORTION_MUST_BE_NONPAGED
Bug Check 0xD4: SYSTEM_SCAN_AT_RAISED_IRQL_CAUGHT_IMPROPER_DRIVER_UNLOAD
Bug Check 0xD5: DRIVER_PAGE_FAULT_IN_FREED_SPECIAL_POOL
Bug Check 0xD6: DRIVER_PAGE_FAULT_BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION
Bug Check 0xD7: DRIVER_UNMAPPING_INVALID_VIEW
Bug Check 0xD8: DRIVER_USED_EXCESSIVE_PTES
Bug Check 0xD9: LOCKED_PAGES_TRACKER_CORRUPTION
Bug Check 0xDA: SYSTEM_PTE_MISUSE
Bug Check 0xDB: DRIVER_CORRUPTED_SYSPTES
Bug Check 0xDC: DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS
Bug Check 0xDE: POOL_CORRUPTION_IN_FILE_AREA
Bug Check 0xDF: IMPERSONATING_WORKER_THREAD
Bug Check 0xE0: ACPI_BIOS_FATAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0xE1: WORKER_THREAD_RETURNED_AT_BAD_IRQL
Bug Check 0xE2: MANUALLY_INITIATED_CRASH
Bug Check 0xE3: RESOURCE_NOT_OWNED
Bug Check 0xE4: WORKER_INVALID
Bug Check 0xE6: DRIVER_VERIFIER_DMA_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xE7: INVALID_FLOATING_POINT_STATE
Bug Check 0xE8: INVALID_CANCEL_OF_FILE_OPEN
Bug Check 0xE9: ACTIVE_EX_WORKER_THREAD_TERMINATION
Bug Check 0xEA: THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER
Bug Check 0xEB: DIRTY_MAPPED_PAGES_CONGESTION
Bug Check 0xEC: SESSION_HAS_VALID_SPECIAL_POOL_ON_EXIT
Bug Check 0xED: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
Bug Check 0xEF: CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
Bug Check 0xF1: SCSI_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xF3: DISORDERLY_SHUTDOWN
Bug Check 0xF4: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION
Bug Check 0xF5: FLTMGR_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0xF6: PCI_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0xF7: DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFER
Bug Check 0xF8: RAMDISK_BOOT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0xF9: DRIVER_RETURNED_STATUS_REPARSE_FOR_VOLUME_OPEN
Bug Check 0xFA: HTTP_DRIVER_CORRUPTED
Bug Check 0xFC: ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY
Bug Check 0xFD: DIRTY_NOWRITE_PAGES_CONGESTION
Bug Check 0xFE: BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER
Bug Check 0xFF: RESERVE_QUEUE_OVERFLOW
Bug Check 0×100: LOADER_BLOCK_MISMATCH
Bug Check 0×101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT
Bug Check 0×103: MUP_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0×104: AGP_INVALID_ACCESS
Bug Check 0×105: AGP_GART_CORRUPTION
Bug Check 0×106: AGP_ILLEGALLY_REPROGRAMMED
Bug Check 0×108: THIRD_PARTY_FILE_SYSTEM_FAILURE
Bug Check 0×109: CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION
Bug Check 0x10A: APP_TAGGING_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Bug Check 0x10C: FSRTL_EXTRA_CREATE_PARAMETER_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0x10D: WDF_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0x10E: VIDEO_MEMORY_MANAGEMENT_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0x10F: RESOURCE_MANAGER_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
Bug Check 0×111: RECURSIVE_NMI
Bug Check 0×112: MSRPC_STATE_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0×113: VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×114: VIDEO_SHADOW_DRIVER_FATAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×115: AGP_INTERNAL
Bug Check 0×116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR
Bug Check 0×117: VIDEO_TDR_TIMEOUT_DETECTED
Bug Check 0×119: VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0x11A: EM_INITIALIZATION_FAILURE
Bug Check 0x11B: DRIVER_RETURNED_HOLDING_CANCEL_LOCK
Bug Check 0x11C: ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_CM_PROTECTED_STORAGE
Bug Check 0x11D: EVENT_TRACING_FATAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×121: DRIVER_VIOLATION
Bug Check 0×122: WHEA_INTERNAL_ERROR
Bug Check 0×124: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR
Bug Check 0×127: PAGE_NOT_ZERO
Bug Check 0x12B: FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE
Bug Check 0x12C: EXFAT_FILE_SYSTEM
Bug Check 0x1000007E: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED_M
Bug Check 0x1000007F: UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP_M
Bug Check 0x1000008E: KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED_M
Bug Check 0x100000EA: THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER_M
Bug Check 0xC0000218: STATUS_CANNOT_LOAD_REGISTRY_FILE
Bug Check 0xC000021A: STATUS_SYSTEM_PROCESS_TERMINATED
Bug Check 0xC0000221: STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH
Bug Check 0xDEADDEAD: MANUALLY_INITIATED_CRASH1

Visit MSDN for a detailed read. Each reference page, lists the bug check code, the text string, and the four additional parameters which are displayed with each bug check. It also describes how you can diagnose the fault that led to the bug check, and possible ways to deal with the error.

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