What is bad_pool_header Error?
This error message is simply a numerical representation of the type of error encountered by your Windows Kernel. The associated parameters with the bad_pool_header code points to the exact problem caused within the memory location, Type of error and associated application which has triggered it.
Causes for bad_pool_header Error Message
This error is usually triggered by corrupt system files or damaged executable system processes. We have also seen this error commonly while upgrading Windows Service packs. Some of the possible reason for this error are:
- Incompatible drivers and files which could not support the newer version of the operating system.
- Power failure during up-gradation which could have damaged system files on Hard Drive
- Possible Hardware failures
bad_pool_header Error Messages
Some of the common errors associated with this ntoskrnl error are:
- The BAD_POOL_HEADER bug check has a value of 0x00000019. This indicates that a pool header is corrupt.
- The problem is with the following file: ntoskrnl.exe BAD_POOL_HEADER.
- bad_pool_header 0x00000019
Solve bad_pool_header BSOD (Blue Screen of Death)
If you have encountered this error for the first time you need to be very careful to avoid any future repetition of this error:
- Restart Computer
- Press F10 to move into safe mode
- Right click My Computer and Select Properties
- Select the Drivers Tab
- Find and drivers Tab and check if you see an exclamation mark (!)
- Right click and Select Disable
- Exit and Restart under Normal Mode
If this does not solve you problem try restoring your Windows to the old settings:
- Restart Windows
- Press F10 for Advanced Boot Configuration
- Select “Last Known Good Configuration”
- Wait till the system Restarts
bad_pool_header windows 7 0x00000019
This error is usually common while upgrading your Windows 7 version. Many users face this error while upgrading from Windows XP or Windows VISTA. The old hardware or the associated drivers are not compatible with the newer versions. So while upgrading they might not show any problems but when you restart your windows after the upgrade, it will simply crash. Some of the common vulnerable hardware which are usually affected under such situation are:
- Graphics Card
- Video Drivers
- Sound Cards
- TV tuner Cards
- PCI/ Wireless Cards
There is no specific solution for this problem apart from upgrading all the hardware drivers. Yon will have to search for individual hardware manufacturer for the updated driver version which can support your newly installed Windows version or you can try the Windows Update directly available by Microsoft.
Fix bad_pool_header using Registry Cleaner
Sometime it might happen that the associated DWORD registry value for an application has been modified by some other newly installed programs. Under such situations, if the changed registry value belongs to a system process, the computer will crash during the next start-up. Log into safe mode and then scan your registry using cCleaner (Personal Recommendation) and correct the associated errors. Please take a backup before you process to safely get back to the current configuration if required.