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Published on 02.03.10 by Brent Trahan

Troubleshooting a Stop 0x7F or UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP

Learn how to troubleshoot the Stop 0x7F or UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP Stop Error (BSOD) in Windows 7.

What caused the error?

The Stop 0x7F message indicates a bound trap, software problems, or hardware failures.

How do I fix it?

  • Try scanning the computers memory for errors.
  • If the computer processor is overclocked, slow it down to its recommended speed.
  • Check the motherboard for cracks or scratches.
  • If you recently updated or installed a new driver, try rolling the driver back or uninstalling it.
  • Software or system services can cause this problem. ┬áIf you recently installed a backup program, multimedia application, antivirus software, or a CD mastering tool, check for an updated version that’s compatible with Windows 7.

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