cpuz138_x64.sys causing PAGE_FAULT_IN-NONPAGED_AREA on boot

  1. Posts : 9
    Windows 10

    cpuz138_x64.sys causing PAGE_FAULT_IN-NONPAGED_AREA on boot

    Exactly what it says on the tin. I've already ensured that CPU-Z, GPU-Z, OpenHardWareMonitor, Speccy, etc. are not/no longer installed on my system.

    What else can I do to ensure this issue stops happening?
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  2. Posts : 1,092
    Win 10 Pro x64

    Welcome to the forum,

    It seems to be a remnant still stuck in the temp folder.

    Check this location,

    Delete that whole folder cpuz138 ​and see if that helps.

    That is a hidden folder so you need to unhide it,

    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Posts : 9
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I'm unable to delete the folder. I receive an error message stating the folder is open in another program.

    I'll see if I can use Process Explorer to find and close the program that is using the folder.

    E: It seems that explorer.exe is holding it open, but only when I am viewing the folder. However, this makes little sense to me - how am I to delete the file when what I must use to delete it is preventing me from deleting it?
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  4. Posts : 1,092
    Win 10 Pro x64

    You can try safe mode,

    Safe Mode - Start Windows 10 in - Windows 10 Forums

    Do you really want all those startup programs? You've got quite a list.
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  5. Posts : 9
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Most of those programs I have set to boot with Windows are ones that I do want to boot with Windows. Unless there's some I'm not aware of?

    I'll see if Safe Mode will allow me to delete the file.
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  6. Posts : 1,092
    Win 10 Pro x64

    That's up to you, I was just wondering, This is what I see,

    OneDriveSetup                C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /thfirstsetup                                                                                                           NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE    OneDriveSetup                C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /thfirstsetup                                                                                                           NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE  
    Dropbox                      Dropbox.lnk                                                                                                                                                   CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Pidgin                       Pidgin.lnk                                                                                                                                                    CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Rainmeter                    Rainmeter.lnk                                                                                                                                                 CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    SnippingToolPlusPlus-6.4.0   SnippingToolPlusPlus-6.4.0.exe                                                                                                                                CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    f.lux                        "C:\Users\dragonshardz\AppData\Local\FluxSoftware\Flux\flux.exe" /noshow                                                                                      CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Google Update                "C:\Users\dragonshardz\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c                                                                                       CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    MusicManager                 "C:\Users\dragonshardz\AppData\Local\Programs\Google\MusicManager\MusicManager.exe"                                                                           CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Steam                        "D:\Steam\steam.exe" -silent                                                                                                                                  CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    EADM                         "D:\Origin\Origin.exe" -AutoStart                                                                                                                             CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    EVEMon                       "F:\EVEMon\EVEMon.exe" -startMinimized                                                                                                                        CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    GoogleDriveSync              "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe" /autostart                                                                                          CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    CCleaner Monitoring          "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /MONITOR                                                                                                           CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    BitTorrent Sync              "E:\BTSync\BTSync.exe"  /MINIMIZED                                                                                                                            CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Skype                        "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /minimized /regrun                                                                                             CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Desktop Coral                "C:\Program Files (x86)\DesktopCoral\DesktopCoral.exe" /autorun                                                                                               CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    Dropbox Update               "C:\Users\dragonshardz\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe" /c                                                                                     CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    OneDrive                     "C:\Users\dragonshardz\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\OneDrive.exe" /background                                                                             CORUNDUM\dragonshardz         
    RTHDVCPL                     "C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe" -s                                                                                                          Public                        
    Logitech Download Assistant  C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll,LogiFetch                                                                                    Public                        
    IAStorIcon                   "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIconLaunch.exe" "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe" 60  Public                        
    NvBackend                    "C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe"                                                                                         Public                        
    ShadowPlay                   C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Windows\system32\nvspcap64.dll,ShadowPlayOnSystemStart                                                                    Public                        
    Launch LCore                 C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe /minimized                                                                                                Public                        
    EvtMgr6                      C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPointP\SetPoint.exe /launchGaming                                                                                                Public                        
    AthBtTray                    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm Atheros\Bluetooth Suite\athbttray.exe"                                                                                       Public                        
    XboxStat                     "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exe" silentrun                                                                                      Public                        
    FWS_FlawlessWidescreen       "F:\Flawless Widescreen\FlawlessWidescreen.exe"                                                                                                               Public
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  7. Posts : 9
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Safe Mode did the trick. As for the startup programs, Pidgin is disabled. I just haven't removed the .lnk file.

    Some of those other things - like OneDrive, BTSync - I will be disabling. Most of it, however, are things I do want to start up right alongside Windows.
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  8. Posts : 1,092
    Win 10 Pro x64

    No problem. I see you marked this solved so I guess you are confident it is.

    Have a good one. :)
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