What does "AFAFAFAF" in minidumps signify?

Kazi Muttakin 0 Reputation points
2023-05-26T19:39:38.5733333+00:00

Noticeably, I have been seeing some BSOD minidumps that have certain failure dumps, with AFAFAFAF in the stack dump, mostly referring to WHEA or NMI interrupts, which usually imply CPU. While I don't have the BSOD errors myself, I am interested in learning what exactly these codes mean.

On Google, almost all BSOD error entries with AFAFAFAF in the stack dumps imply hardware failure, and I am interested in knowing what can cause a machine to start throwing these sorta debug entries.

Thank you in advance.

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