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STORAGE_DEVICE_ABNORMALITY_DETECTED

STOP: 0x00000140

 
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A hardware error or storage device driver bug occurred on the storage device, such as a hard disk or SSD.

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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Full Title
  STORAGE_DEVICE_ABNORMALITY_DETECTED 

Stop Code
  0x00000140 

Type
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Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
   
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Fix the Drives or Disk Controller
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The hard disk or disk controller may be failing and creating errors or problems that the driver cannot handle.

Check that the cabling is plugged in securely, and if using SCSI drives, make sure the drive cables are terminated properly. You might remove the drive and test it non-destructively on another system. Also note if the system works either when first turned on (i.e. cold) or if it requires the system to be on for a while (i.e. hot). This is an excellent clue that you have a thermal hardware problem.

 
   
 
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Posted: 16-Jan-2014
 
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Get the Latest Drivers
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Check if you are using the latest hardware drivers, especially the chipset and video drivers. Older drivers are a common contributor to BSoD issues.

You can use a product like Driver Genius or Radar Sync to verify you have the latest drivers and help keep all your drivers up-to-date. If you're comfortable with driver installations, you can individually find and install current drivers.

A some of the most popular driver download sites:

 
   
 
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Also see our list of common Fatal Error Solutions.

 
 
 
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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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