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PHASE0_EXCEPTION

STOP: 0x00000078

 
  Description  
     
 

The boot process has an optional break without debugging enabled. This really only something a developer would encounter.

This is a fatal Windows error, typically called a Stop message, Bug Check, or more commonly the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). The system is in a forced reboot state. Any unsaved work is likely lost.

 
   
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A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

PHASE0_EXCEPTION

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x00000078

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.

Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further
assistance.

 
 
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Additional technical information (hex values) specific to a machine are not shown.
 
   
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Full Title
  PHASE0_EXCEPTION 

Stop Code
  0x00000078 

Type
  Fatal 

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Windows
  2000, XP, Vista, 2008, 7, 8

Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
   
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Fix Debug Issue
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Either remove the /break parameter from the boot settings or enable the kernel for debugging.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 2-Sep-2009
 
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Also see our list of common Fatal Error Solutions.

 
 
 
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An unexpected break is encountered during HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) initialization. This break can occur if you have set the /break Parameter in your boot settings but have not enabled kernel debugging.

 
   
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    While BSoD fatal stop errors are identified by Microsoft Windows, they are often caused by non-Microsoft applications, drivers and hardware issues.  
   
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