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5 months of Multiple BSODs on a brand new computer - driver or hardware error?

Q: 5 months of Multiple BSODs on a brand new computer - driver or hardware error?

5 months of Multiple BSODs on a brand new computer - driver or hardware error? Mini dump analysis help please.

Hi, I?m looking for anyone who can analyse mini dumps and help me determine the source of my problems.

The system has been giving me hell from the start. The problem often manifests in different driver and memory errors - To my level of understanding the errors seem to be fairly unrelated. When it runs well it?s awesome and it really performs. When it starts messing up, that?s it, it might BSOD on every start up 5times in a row and then start working for no apparent reason.

I ruled out: faulty PSU and faulty RAM, and system always runs cool, (the hottest component being the fanless graphics card).

I have also run extensive tests on system hard drive:
Seatools returned no errors after firmware upgrade and 2 long tests. However DiskCheckup keeps changing its mind out predicted TEC date: it jumps from Jan 2010 too Aug 2011 either of which is unacceptable and well within manufacture warranty

Reinstalled windows countless times with different installation CDs

So that leaves MOBO, CPU, GPU or maybe some software of driver issue.

I feel that it must be hardware related but I can?t work out what it is, on top of that the faults are often intermittent making trial and error testing unreliable. I have collected many minidumps now, but I can?t work out if they are related or not ? has my comp dozens of problems or just a couple with variegated symptoms.

Questions:
Q1. Can anybody help me?
Q2. How should I post minidumps and info?

Hard drive questions:
Seatools return no errors. (I have been told that this is the definitive test for a faulty hard drive.)
Q3. PassMark DiskCheckup keeps changing its mind out predicted TEC date. Does this indicate a problem with my hard drive?
Q4. When ever I run chkdsk it says that it has found errors and is repairing them. Does this indicate a problem with my hard drive?

GPU questions:
Video driver has supposedly caused some of the BSODs .
The drag and drop mouse marks don?t disappear ? almost as if the screen is not refreshing.
Q5. Could these be signs of a faulty graphics card?

Thanks a lot. I?m beginning to go a little bit mad from all this troubleshooting.:dead:

Jane89

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Preferred Solution: 5 months of Multiple BSODs on a brand new computer - driver or hardware error?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: 5 months of Multiple BSODs on a brand new computer - driver or hardware error?

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· OS - Windows 7 SP1 64-bit (Original OS) - User installed/Custom Built Desktop (Not OEM)
· 2.5 Years Old System, built Aug 2013 (All original components)
· Installed Windows 7 on Aug 2013 and reinstalled/reformated with same Windows 7 on April 4th, 2016.
 
· Intel i5-4570
· EVGA GTX 650 Ti 1GB
· MSI H87-G43
· SilverStone ST50F-ES 500W
· Primary/OS Drive: Samsung 840 120GB SSD, Secondary: WD Blue 500GB 7200RPM, Tertiary: Samsung 850 EVO 120GB SSD
· G.Skill RipJaw 16GB (2 pairs of 2x4GB) (Bought original pair in 2013 and second pair late 2015)
 
Before the reformat/reinstall, I accrued similar BSOD error codes as attached. I'll note that the frequency of BSODs has gone down considerably since I reformatted/reinstalled (Instead of once maybe 5-12 hours of activity, now its closer to once per 24-30 hours).
 
I've run various versions of MemTest86 (As well as Window's Memory Diagnostic Tool) while swapping the sticks around, checking each pairs, different slots and different combinations, all of which have resulted in no errors. I'll be running MemTest again as soon as Driver Verifier is complete. I have run SSDLife on both SSDs with no errors in both SMART and file system integrity (I can include logs if need be), I'll be running health checks on my HDD but recent checks on both SMART and file system integrity (As of Dec 2015) came back clean.
I've checked my power supply under heavy load/gaming and while idle with both... Read more

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Computer crashes about once every two days. Some error codes indicate video card but I've tried different video cards and drivers and still get BSODs. Some error codes point to memory but I've run the dos memory checkers and get no errors (if it makes it through without rebooting...). Other error codes point to usual software suspects such as virus checks but I've tried using 3 different virus protection programs - still same results. Also have replace power supply, primary, and backup HDD.

Running Windows 7 x64 (reinstalled several times on different HDDs - most recently a few months ago). Hardware is less than a year old.

Requested files are attached - thanks for your help

A:Multiple BSODs despite extensive driver updates and hardware swaps

  
Quote: Originally Posted by awzinn


Computer crashes about once every two days. Some error codes indicate video card but I've tried different video cards and drivers and still get BSODs. Some error codes point to memory but I've run the dos memory checkers and get no errors (if it makes it through without rebooting...). Other error codes point to usual software suspects such as virus checks but I've tried using 3 different virus protection programs - still same results. Also have replace power supply, primary, and backup HDD.

Running Windows 7 x64 (reinstalled several times on different HDDs - most recently a few months ago). Hardware is less than a year old.

Requested files are attached - thanks for your help



Several of these point to your ESET. I would remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials just to test.

I would also run memtest since most of these were memory exceptions
http://download.eset.com/special/ESETUninstaller.exe

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86.com - Memory Diagnostic

Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

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Hi there,

I am currently trying to troubleshoot my computer as it has recently stopped booting up. I have had a previous thread about this issue here. However, I am moving my thread to the BSOD section after suggestion by 'essenbe'

Here is a summary of my issue:
For months now, I have been having intermittent issues with BSODs, 'hardware errors' (in the reliability monitor) and freezes on multiple installs of Windows.A few weeks ago, I installed a new graphics card (Asus GT610 2GB) which replaced integrated graphics. Also, at the same time as installing the graphics card I 'refreshed' Windows 10 and installed all of the latest drivers.All was running fine for a few days, until the computer simply refused to boot one day. When ever I try to boot now, the Windows startup screen simply hangs and never does anything. Safe mode simply boots to a black screen.I have tried to run linux live cds and Windows disks. All of which often fail to boot (they just hang on the startup screen).

So far, I have tested my ram with memtest86+ (8 passes) and hard drive with seatools (long test passed).

I attach the last version I could get of the BSOD logs (the folder is slightly outdated as obviously I cannot get any logs now!)

Thank you in advance for your help!

A:Computer Not Booting, Multiple BSODs and Hardware Errors

The dump file is

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck A0, {c, ffffffffc0000001, ffffe000f54c9010, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::OKHAJAOM::`string'+25ba )
Followup: MachineOwner
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0: kd> !analyze -v
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR (a0)
The power policy manager experienced a fatal error.
Arguments:
Arg1: 000000000000000c, Dump stack failed to initialize.
Arg2: ffffffffc0000001, Status code
Arg3: ffffe000f54c9010, Address of the dump stack context
Arg4: 0000000000000000
Debugging Details:
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BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA0
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT
PROCESS_NAME: System
CURRENT_IRQL: f
ANALYSIS_... Read more

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? OS - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista? Windows 7 ? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64 ? What was the original installed OS on the system? Windows 7 ? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail ? Approximate age of system (hardware) 2015-16 ? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know) 2015 ? Have you re-installed the OS? No ? CPU ? Video Card ASUS AMD 290X DCUII ? MotherBoard (if NOT a laptop) ASUS Z97-A ? Power Supply - brand & wattage (if NOT a laptop) EVGA Supernova G2 750W Laptop or Desktop? Desktop

Multiple BSODs since > 2 months. Most often atikmdag.sys causing it, but lately multiple other drivers invovled. Tried upgrading/downgrading graphics drivers, chipset drivers, tried updating BIOS, tried manually installing AMD drivers. chdsk without errors, sfc scan without errors, anti-virus scans without errors, memtest for 4 h without errors. Furmark benchmark 3 h without errors.
The most common trigger for the BSOD is scrolling a web page (not during benchmarks or playing games)! Disabling harware acceleration did not help either.

Max temp on Furmark - 72 C
Max temp on Prime95 Blend 8 tests - CPU 74 C

Any help would be much appreciated! Things are getting desperate!

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Hi guys, I've been getting a lot of blue screens on my newish laptop, got it in September and I sometimes get a good few per day.
I've got Windows 7 64-bit and it came installed when I bought the laptop.
I've attached the relevant things, and I'd be very grateful if someone could take a look and see if they can tell what's up!

Thanks in advance.

A:Multiple BSODs in the last couple of months

  
Quote: Originally Posted by joeevans1993


Hi guys, I've been getting a lot of blue screens on my newish laptop, got it in September and I sometimes get a good few per day.
I've got Windows 7 64-bit and it came installed when I bought the laptop.
I've attached the relevant things, and I'd be very grateful if someone could take a look and see if they can tell what's up!

Thanks in advance.



The 5 most recent are caused by memory corruption (probably a driver-My bet is avg)

I notice your AVG which is often at least a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace your AVG with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Download tools and utilities | AVG Worldwide

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

These crashes were caused by memory corruption (probably a driver). Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!
1-Memtest.





Quote:
*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all sl... Read more

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First, my system specs & some details:

-I purchased the hardware & assembled my machine in late December 2011
-Full Retail version of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
-Multiple (at least 4) clean installations of the OS over the past 6 months, all BSODing
-Initial OS installations (at least 2 from Dec. to Feb.) were performed on a WD hdd...all had BSOD problems
-RAM: In January performed "stick by stick" & "slot by slot" testing with Memtest86+. No reported errors on Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B
-SSD: This latest clean OS installation is the 2nd clean OS installation onto a Samsung 128GB SSD 830 Series purchased & installed in late February & updated to the latest FW update (CXM03B1Q) prior to any OS installations. Using the latest Samsung SSD Magician software & its OS optimization
-CPU: Intel i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core cooled with Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
-Video Card: XFX DoubleD HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon 6870 1GB 256bit GDDR5 PCIe
-MB: Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 LGA 1155 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX w/ UEFI bios

Secondly, I have a 'method' whereby I've been able to increase my chances and/or rapidity of this intermittent but consistent BSOD I'm experiencing. Although I've experienced BSODs while doing all of these particular things in this combined method singly, I've seemingly had it happen in any and many other unremembered scenarios. In other words, I'm not necessarily conv... Read more

A:multiple OS installs on both HDD & SSD over 6 months...still BSODs

Been reading around and I'll try this out in the meantime: "While waiting for a reply, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings"

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Good day,

I have been away on vacation for 2 months and after I've come back, my pc went to hell :D

These are the problems im facing :

The PC BSODs after putting pressure on it. Mainly - games.

Firstly ALL of them simply crash, browser ones - shockwave has crashed.
Minecraft - java crashed.
Guild Wars 2 - crash, etc etc.

Now if I put even more pressure than just try playing them, for example run a minecraft server AND play in it - I BSOD.

Now a day back it was alot worse - I would BSOD minutes after startup without doing a thing! So I took measure :

1. Updated all my drivers.
2. Ran a virus scan (clean)
3. Ran a Malware scan (1 malware file)
4. Used Registry Mechanic to its full power.

All of these seem to have helped to getting me able to use the pc just fine if I dont game.

Now what I suspect is a RAM failure. I ran a Memtest and it came out with 29 errors after one run.

I'm new to the forums and also am using Windows XP SP3 so I dont know what error info and how to give you :( If you specify and instruct -ill get you the logs.

Computer :
Inter(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU
E4600 @2.40GHz
2.40 GHz, 2.00 GB of RAM
Physical Adress Extension.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 video card (only half a year old)
The computer itself is a dazzling 5 years old, had my last OS reinstall half a year back too.

Also - its not the heating, I've cleaned all the dust and checked the temperature for quite a while - its stable all the time, even under stress.

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The BSOD's happen while I'm browsing the internet or playing games. I've seen IRQL Less then or equal to and one which referenced Direct X in the last 3 days. Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated.

The fresh install was prompted by a video card overheating (running at 84C in a freshly turned on computer) and having to replace Mobo, CPU, RAM, and video card - as it had burned out the pci-e port on the old mobo

A:Multiple BSODs for last 3 months since fresh install

Someone who can diagnose DMP files will be along shortly.

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Hi there!

So I've been getting multiple BSODs over the past few months during general use. I've gotten several different stop error codes that I will list below, as well as uploading the zip file as per the posting instructions.

System service exception
Driver Irql not less or equal
Kmode exception not handled
System thread exception not handled
Page fault in nonpaged area,

Any and all help is very appreciated! I've tried updating drivers and running memtest, but the problems still persist.
Thanks in advance!

A:Multiple BSODs over past few months during general use.

Hi Salrion,

Welcome to the 8forums.

It appears I cannot read the latest dump file, this could be caused by hardware damage. I think the hard drive might be causing this.
The 2nd most recent dump file says there might be memory corruption.



Diagnostic Test

RAM TEST

Run MemTest86+ to analyse your RAM. MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 10 Forums


   Note


MemTest86+ needs to be run for at least 8 passes for conclusive results. Set it running before you go to bed and leave it overnight. We're looking for zero errors here. Even a single error will indicate RAM failure.



Diagnostics Test

HDD TEST

Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums


   Note
Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.

Run chkdsk Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hello my name is Josh I have followed your instructions on the BSOD posting instructions and will attach the logs for review.

The computer is sporadic sometimes it will bsod almost immediately launching almost any game wow,steam games,ect even sometimes just launching the web. Other times it will run for hours without bsod then suddenly crash. I've seen it get to the desktop and bsod 5-6 times in a row. Very random from what I can tell its not linked to a specific application.

Any help is greatly appreciated at this point i'm thinking its probly a hardware failure of some sort. Pinning it down would be helpful.

Thank You.

A:Multiple BSODs over the last few months system service exception or me

STOP 0x0000003B: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (go to top of page)

Usual causes: System service, Device driver, graphics driver, ?memory

BSOD Index


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff880010be039, fffff88003395990, 0}

Probably caused by : fltmgr.sys ( fltmgr!GetContextFromStreamList+99 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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3: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (3b)
An exception happened while executing a system service routine.
Arguments:
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff880010be039, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff88003395990, Address of the cont... Read more

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Hi there this is my first post on these forums so apologies if I'm not too familiar with the layout. I'm not too computer savy so if anyone could try simplify any answers/solutions that would be great. Basically the problem is for the past few months around start up of windows 7 I was getting freezes, BSOD errors (in particular IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_NOT_EQUAL and Page_fault_in_non_paged_area being the main ones) and my pc would be in a continuous loop of booting then freezing or shutting down and I couldn't get the pc to work. I thought the problem could be corrupted windows files so I reinstalled windows onto my computer using the isntallation disk and installed drivers and all was working fine for around 4 days. Each day my windows would have importaint updates so I installed them when prompted. One day I all of a sudden started getting the same errors I got before, PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGEED_AREA and IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_NOT_EQUAL and no new software had been installed at this point. I have tested ram and my hard drive with no errors showing although when looking at properties of my computer I have 20GB of ram (16GB Available) not sure if this has anything to do with it (2 x 8 GB sticks 1 X 4 GB stick). Hopefully you guys can help me out and prevent me shelling out on a new rig. Thank you, Conor .
 

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Howdy all! I was here in the past a while ago with getting semi-frequent BSODs on boot after the splash and login screen. The issue I found was a loose power connector. I snugged it in place, and then my system is fine for many months (maybe four or five). Now this morning, I had quite a few BSODs after the splash screen and logging onto my computer. I was finally able to get a successful boot after many attempts. I checked power connections, tried to make the connections secure, yet still got BSODs. Dump is attached. You guys are awesome. Thanks!
***STOP: 0x000000F4

A:Months of system being fine, sudden multiple BSODs this morning

EDIT: Here is the stop code:

***STOP: 0x000000F4

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Thanks in advance for any advice.
The BDODs appear to be of multiple types.
Motherboard, RAM, wireless card and SSD were all replaced in early October and system completely reinstalled but BSODs continue. They are more likely to occur 1-2 min after waking from sleep, but recently also occurred when the system is just sitting.

System details below
Windows 7 professional SP1, x64
Version of OS: Windows(7), VOLUME_KMSCLIENT channel
See my profile for system details.

This is a laptop, Lenovo T440s

Darren

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I am getting random BSODs with a brand new dell XPS 8700. I got my older SSD replaced through RMA assuming that could have been the cause and installed Windows 8 fresh install after getting the new dell. I've been having random BSODs on the computer, it will even happen when I'm not even using the computer and leave it on.

BSOD dump files attached.

? OS - Windows 8 64bit
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 8 64bit
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Came-preinstalled, but I reinstalled it when installing brand new SSD
? Age of system (hardware) Less than 2 weeks
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Less than 2 weeks

? CPU: Intel i7
? Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GE GT625
? MotherBoard
? Power Supply - brand & wattage

? System Manufacturer: DELL
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom): XPS 8700

A:Brand New Dell XPS 8700 - Multiple BSODs

I have debugged the dumps and all seem to have the same error, I have done some research about your crashes and have found some possible causes:

1.) Incorrect BIOS Configuration
2.) Faulty RAM Module

The Fixes for these are as follows:
1.) Restore the BIOS Configuration
-OR-
2.) Remove the faulty RAM.

Modifying BIOS/CMOS settings incorrectly can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from booting properly. I cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the configuring of BIOS/CMOS settings can be solved. Modifications of the settings are at your own risk. But it may be the only way to fix the BSOD's you are encountering.

If I was in your position I would try restoring the BIOS first, before trying to remove RAM. If you are ensure on how to restore the BIOS please look at this before trying: How can I reset CMOS or BIOS settings?

I wouldn't try the hard reset unless the normal defaults do not work. If neither work then try removing the RAM.

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I realize the title of this thread is a little out there, I wasn't quite sure how to best describe what I've been dealing with but, yes, I have been dealing with this issue for multiple months at this point. Anyway, it occurred to me that being able to read dump files might give me some more insight into the problems I've been having. However, try as I might, I have found no resources on how to actually read and decipher these files for myself, just a lot of blog posts and videos about how to generate dump files or read the BSoD as it's actually happening, which is extremely unhelpful, as you might have experienced yourself. So, I decided to bite the bullet and actually make a post on the forums here.

I suspect that the issue is related to my GPU. It's one of the "founding members" of my rig, so to speak, so it's been chugging along for around four and a half years at this point, and I've had some issues over time, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was the problem. Plus, it probably ought to be replaced at this point anyway. But, just in case, I decided to triple check and make sure I wasn't buying something I didn't need. I'd hate to get a new GPU only to still have the same problems, or worse, end up having whatever is causing these problems now ruin my brand new tech.

I'm uploading two different files, I suspect that they are the same but I don't know that for sure. I noticed when I was creating these .zip folders that the DM Log Collector couldn't acces... Read more

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Hi all, I'm new here so sorry if i've made a mistake in my post or if these problems already have a solution. I'm using a brand new ThinkPad T450s. Sometimes when the display times out (if im inactive for a while) the power light will stay on meaning the computer is not sleeping, however I can't get the display to turn back on (it's just a black screen). After a few minutes of this, the computer shuts down by itself. Also, sometimes when i close the lid, the light stays on and the computer doesn't sleep even though it is meant to (i already checked control panel settings), other times it will work normally. Yesterday i went away, the screen went to black but the power stayed on as usual, the computer shut down by itself and when i turned it back on i got multiple different BSODs, all with different error messages. I restored my computer (it gave me the option to restore windows but keep my existing files which I did). The computer gave me one more BSOD today but it restarted and is working now. I suspected something wrong with the display drivers so i updated everything and it's working now. However, youtube videos are crashing and causing me to have to shut down the system, when it restarts it takes a very very long time to get the display going. I ran the DM Logs and they're attached here. Thank you in advance for your help!

A:Multiple BSODs, brand new laptop running windows 10, DM Log Attached

Did you clean your system after the restore?
The last logs are from today and no logs about any crash besides sudden shutdowns.

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Hi, this is my first post, so I hope I can provide everything needed.

ISSUE: I have been getting multiple BSOD for several months, came on this forum a couple months ago, and read other posts, and then updated my bios version (flashed it) and that seemed to help for awhile, but getting BSOD's and computer lock ups more and more.

The BSOD's are typically have a stop error message in them. Most recently, Stop: 0X0000001E, 0Xffffffffc0000005, 0Xfffff8000zfb43fa, 0x000000000001, x000000000018.

Also, the computer has been randomly locking up (mouse doesn't move) requiring a reboot, and other times, the system is just automatically rebooting.

Lastly, and more recently, occasionally my computer says it can't start, and does a 'error check' when booting up. Not always, but sometimes, rebooting 1-2X and it goes away. I've also noticed a strange sound (hard drive?) when booting up which started about a month ago, but after the initial BSOD's. I ran the short Seagate HD tests, and they came back clean so far. Will try to run Memtest and post.

Any help is much appreciated. Attaching the performance report and zip of the dump files. Thanks. -JC

Computer specs: Purchased this as build to order about 3 years ago. 64 bit, Asus 6pt Motherboard X58 chipset, I7 Quad Core Processor (920 2.6Ghz), 1 GB video card (9800GT), 6 GB memory, Windows 7 home premium.

A:Multiple BSODs, Stop Error 0X0000001E, computer locks up/auto reboots

Well, I guess I need help with how to upload the performance report and zip folder with the dump files acccording to the BSOD post instructions. I zipped it up in a folder using the windows zip option, but the attachment (paper clip) won't attached the folder, it wants me to pick a specific file. There is like 80-100 files in the folder, so don't think I want to attach them all. Anyone know how to attach a zip folder?

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I’ve been plagued by chronic and unpredictable BSODs since day one of using my Toshiba Satellite P70-A. I’ve found and tried countless solutions; none have worked. Apologies for the length of the case history below, but I’d rather explain as much as I can to avoid confusion later.

The lappy came with Windows 8 when I first bought it online (mint condition). I immediately swapped for Windows 7, then ran SlimDrivers and Windows Update until no new updates were found. Laptop is kept on automatic updates.

For privacy/security reasons, the Windows 7 partition is encrypted with TrueCrypt. Plenty of others have done the same without issue, so I doubt that’s the problem.

Almost at once, the computer began to BSOD on occasion and has continued ever since, despite numerous updates since. The crashes occur at random, at least once every 24 hours of continued operation or so, though often sooner. The error codes listed vary and have included (from memory) “DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL” and “MEMORY_MANAGEMENT”.

Use of Driver Verifier (enabling all checks on all drivers) results in near-instant BSODs during start-up (“A device attempting to corrupt the system has been caught. The faulty driver currently on the kernel stack must be replaced”, error code 0x000000c4). I had to disable Driver Verifier in Safe Mode to get it to stop crashing the system before it could finish loading.

Online research led me to ... Read more

A:Frequent & random BSODs for months on new laptop, various error codes

Welcome to SF .

No dump files are present in the folder, you can manually check the minidump folder.

Code:
C:\Windows\minidump
If dump files are present in that folder copy them to the Desktop, zip and upload in your next post.

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OS - Windows 10· x64· What was original installed OS on system? Windows 10· Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? 
Purchased from retailer - Windows 10 education edition· Age of system (hardware)
CPU,CPU cooler, Mobo, RAM, PC case all brand new· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
reinstalled OS few days ago· CPU
Intel i5 6600k· Video Card
AMD R9 280X· MotherBoard - (if NOT a laptop)
ASRock Z170 Extreme4· Power Supply - brand & wattage (skip if laptop)
Not sure of brand - AC 230V 500W PSU· System Manufacturer
Custom-built· Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)· Laptop or Desktop?
Custom-built desktop
 
Hi All,
Been plagued with a numerous amount of BSODs after upgrading the main parts of my system. The stop codes have consisted of but not limited to the following: Bad pool header, irq_less_or_not_equal, Memory_management, System_error. I have run windbg to try and diagnose the cause of the crashes and found a faulty driver that avast used. Uninstalled avast and ran special pool on the driver in question just in case and haven't received a bad pool header since but have got every other error code anyway!
Might be important to note it usually happens while playing games, but has happened while using a game editor, watching onlin... Read more

A:Constant BSODs after multiple hardware upgrades

Your UEFI/BIOS (version P3.20) dates from 2016.  Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system.  This is just in case there has been a more recent update.FYI - W8 and W10 communicate more with the UEFI/BIOS than previous versions of Windows, so it's important to ensure that the UEFI/BIOS is kept up to date (and that outdated UEFI/BIOS' may be the cause of some compatibility issues).Although you appear to have a reasonable number of Windows Update hotfixes for this version of your OS, please double check for any new Windows Updates.  It only takes one update to cause a problem, so it's essential that you have all of them.  The actual number is not important.  Rather it's important that you checked manually, installed any available updates, and didn't experience any errors when checking or updating.F: drive has much less than 1% free space.  Windows likes 15% free space in order to perform stuff "behind the scenes" without adversely affecting the system's performance.  Please free up 15% on ALL hard drives (you can get away with 10% on larger drives and won't notice a large performance penalty).  Low free space can cause BSOD's - but the actual amount depends on the files being used by the system.  Systems with as little free space as yours have been known to throw BSOD's because of the limited free space. Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BS... Read more

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OS - Windows 10· x64· What was original installed OS on system? Windows 10· Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? 
Purchased from retailer - Windows 10 education edition· Age of system (hardware)
CPU,CPU cooler, Mobo, RAM, PC case all brand new· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
reinstalled OS few days ago· CPU
Intel i5 6600k· Video Card
AMD R9 280X· MotherBoard - (if NOT a laptop)
ASRock Z170 Extreme4· Power Supply - brand & wattage (skip if laptop)
Not sure of brand - AC 230V 500W PSU· System Manufacturer
Custom-built· Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)· Laptop or Desktop?
Custom-built desktop
 
Hi All,
Been plagued with a numerous amount of BSODs after upgrading the main parts of my system. The stop codes have consisted of but not limited to the following: Bad pool header, irq_less_or_not_equal, Memory_management, System_error. I have run windbg to try and diagnose the cause of the crashes and found a faulty driver that avast used. Uninstalled avast and ran special pool on the driver in question just in case and haven't received a bad pool header since but have got every other error code anyway!
Might be important to note it usually happens while playing games, but has happened while using a game editor, watching onlin... Read more

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So this issue started about 3-4 days ago, but I have had problems prior to that, just with much less frequency.

To begin with, here's the parts list for my computer:

Intel Core i7-3770K, Asus GeForce GTX 780, Corsair 500R White - Home build updated - sarevok9's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker

I have tried running a diagnostic (windows and memtest86) on the ram, and it has checked out okay. I have swapped my GFX card to an older, always-working R9-270x. The problem has persisted through these changes as well as a reformat / refresh. It seems like each time I get a blue screen it's a different error. One time if will be PFN list, the next IRQ Not Less or Equal to. This time it was a System_Thread_Exception_Not_Handled. Pre-formatting I also had a lot of "Memory Management" bsod's as well. The seeming root cause always points to ntoskrnl.exe in my blue screen logs.

Attached below are the logs.

I'm going to take an educated guess and assume that these issues stem from my just-barely-out-of-warranty-motherboard.

A:BSODs at random(multiple). New (month old) hardware.

Hi Sarevok9 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analyzed your dump files and below is an analysis for that :-

Code:
**************************Mon Jul 21 00:07:23.611 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiDemoteCombinedPte+42 )

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80149f202a6, ffffd000d3a5b3f8, ffffd000d3a5ac00}
BugCheck Info: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED_M (1000007e)

PROCESS_NAME: chrome.exe

BUGCHECK_STR: AV

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: AV_nt!MiDemoteCombinedPte

MaxSpeed: 3500

CurrentSpeed: 3606


Processor may be overclocked!
Expected Frequency: 3500
Actual Frequency: 3606
Overclock Ratio: 1.03029

BIOS Version 1402

BIOS Release Date 03/21/2014

Manufacturer System manufacturer

Product Name System Product Name

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``


It seems you have OVERCLOCKED your system. Please reset everything to STOCK settings till we are troubleshooting. Below is a list of 3rd party drivers which need to be updated :-

Code:
**************************Mon Jul 21 00:07:23.611 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
HECIx64.sys Tue Jul 3 03:44:58 2012 (4FF21D62)
lvrs64.sys Tue Oct 23 07:41:24 2012 (5085FCCC)
lvuvc64.sys Tue Oct 23 07:42:08 2012 (508... Read more

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Hi all, Just received a new X1 Yoga 3rd Gen and I'm having a ton of issues after updating everything. Started when I noticed Windows Hello is no longer functional.  Went into Device Manager, and I see Biometric Devices > Synaptics WBDI, Portable Devices > WPD FileSystem Driver, Sensors > HID Sensor Collection V2 (all 3), System Devices > Detection Verification, System Devices > System Interface Foundation V2 Device all have driver issues.  Status states device isn't working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required. (Code 31). I have tried several refreshes of the laptop and the errors keep showing up.  I have tried Lenovo Vantage, but when I open it says I have to install an update.  I install the update, restart as it tells me to, and then when I open Vantage again, I get the same request telling me to install the update again. Wash, rinse, repeat. I have tried LenovoServiceBridge setup.  Also to no avail. I get the error "The drive or UNC share you selected does no exist or is not accessible.  Please select another." I'm also getting a new error that Windows Update failed.  Any ideas?  I've been at this for hours which is pretty inexcusable for a ThinkPad that is barely a day old.  It seems like I can't do any updates or anything.

A:Multiple Driver Issues on brand new X1 Yoga 3G

I would start by going to https://support.lenovo.com/us/en, entering your serial number and installing all of the available drivers, becauase Lenovo Vatage is not quite up ot par in my opinion.   If you want to update them automatially, use Lenovo System Update, which predates Lenovo Vantage and I think works better..

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I got this computer now for 6 weeks, first 2 weeks was fine but now bsods keep coming, my computer can be on for 15 mins MAX and the bsod can come up instantly, i think its my ram . its windows 7 x64 im really frustrated. these bsods just happen. its not even while playing games or surfing the internet.

A:Brand new computer constant bsods

the most bsod i get is irql_not_less_or_equal.

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Hi all!
I built a new computer for my friend last week and hes been having troubles with some BSODs since he got it.
I built and installed it for him, with no problems at all. Later the same day I delivered the computer to him and 30minutes after I left he had a BSOD.
I told him to deliver the computer to me at work the next day so that I could try to fix it.
I updated the BIOS and I checked that every cable was connected as it should.
Also ran the latest Memtest and also tested both his SSD and HDD, everything was working according to the tests.
It ran for 3 days without a problem, maxing Crysis 2 for 2hours and also ran 3DMark for 10h on Extreme settings, without a BSOD.
I thought that I solved the problem and he did too, the computer ran without errors for 2 days and since then he has had several BSODs everyday.

So here we are now, asking you guys for help!
I have attached the .dmp files and hopefully you can find out what the problem is.
I would appreciate it alot if someone just could tell me what to do.
I'd bet that its either the memory or the SSD.
I've tried to upgrade the firmware on the SSD, but it just wont work.

Here is the setup:
Intel i5-2500K
Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4 REV B3
Samsung HDD 1TB HD103SJ
4GB Corsair Dominator Memory 1600MHz CL9 (CMP4GX3M2A1600C9)
OCZ Vertex3 120GB SSD SATA III
Gigabyte GTX560 Ti OC 1GB (GV-N560OC-1GI)
Corsair 600W PSU (CMPSU-600CXV2EU)
Running Windows 7 x64 Professional

Thats about it I believe, any help will be hugely appreciated.

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A:Brand new computer with BSODs everyday!

try to change your HDD if is still have that problem change the memory stick.

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I have been getting multiple BSOD with several different error codes over the last couple of months. Thank you for you time and attention.

A:Multiple BSOD Error Codes Over A Couple Of Months

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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So, I got a new laptop last week, and ever since unboxing it, I've been getting two different BSODs:
- BAD_POOL_HEADER
- DRIVE_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
This usually happens when DISK is at 100% usage, by whatever reason. There have been a number of different programs or even System that has caused it to be near 100% usage.

http://i.imgur.com/px4OqIy.png

For the questions:
? OS - WINDOWS 8
? 64 BIT
? What was original installed OS on system? - WINDOWS 8
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? - Came pre-installed.
? Age of system (hardware) - 1 week old.
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? - Has never done so. So 1 week old.

? CPU - 8 GB Memory, Intel Core i7 Haswell
? Video Card - Intel
? MotherBoard - It's the one in default Lenovo IdeaPad y410P
? Power Supply - Lenovo, 110W standard U.S.

? System Manufacturer - Lenovo
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - Y410P

Will attach the logs after I finish installing 7Zip.

A:Brand-new Computer 2 different BSODs - Details inside.

download seatools burn it to disk and run it. Sounds like your hard drive could be screwed.

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Hey there,

So just to start things off, I'm 18 and don't really have much technical knowledge when it comes to computer hardware and errors, etc.

I started getting BSODs a while back, but they weren't very frequent, so I uninstalled all the programmes I had on my laptop and it stopped for the most part, so I assumed that was the problem.
As time went on up until now, they have been getting much more frequent, with the error message at the top stating something different each time, getting what seemed more serious. Sometimes when I get 1 BSOD, it would BSOD again on Startup, then again after that, which is rather frustrating haha.
I was reluctant to posting on forums, but it's come to the point of either fixing it logically, or ending up punching the screen xD

I can't really define when it happens, as it's more often some times than others, I have a hinch it has something to do with my graphics card though, as I would be playing a game, then I'd open up a new tab and watch a video then get BSOD at some point.
However it happens (less frequently for the most part) when idle or with minimum programmes running.

The programmes I mainly use on the laptop is:

Google Chrome
Skype
Sony Vegas Pro 11 (Video Editing Software)
Total Media Extreme (Personal Video Recording Software)

I can't remember any of the actual error codes, but some of the display messages i can remember are:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGE_AREA
Attempt to Execute to Non-Executable Memory
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A:Multiple BSODs, Random Occurences, Multiple Error Codes

Hello and welcome to Sevenforums.

Things we need
A nfo file




Quote:
To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.



BSOD Analyse

Update these(this) driver

Code:
Afc.sys Wed Jul 12 07:48:20 2006 (44B48D24)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 17:18:18 2010 (4BA3A3CA)
archlp.sys Fri Feb 6 13:39:29 2009 (498C2F81)
bcmwl664.sys Wed Jul 8 02:45:04 2009 (4A53EC10)
GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 14:17:04 2009 (4A1151C0)
hcwhdpvr.sys Wed Mar 7 16:03:30 2012 (4F5778C2)
igdkmd64.sys Fri Jun 3 22:34:06 2011 (4DE9453E)
intelppm.sys Tue Jul 14 01:19:25 2009 (4A5BC0FD)
MpFilter.sys Fri Mar 9 12:05:26 2012 (4F59E3F6)
yk62x64.sys Mon Sep 28 10:19:31 2009 (4AC07193)
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=Afc.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=amdxata.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=archlp.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=bcmwl664.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=GEARAspiWDM.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=hcwhdpvr.sys
ht... Read more

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hi,
i am new here
i have been getting bluescreen error from past months and i have donr almost everything to resolve it but it still persists...
i have given it for reformatting and the dell service put it under testing for 1 day but couldnt find the bluescreen..
i have also reinstalled windows in another partition but it occurs in that too..
it appears every morning after using my comp the night before.

A:blue screen error multiple times from past 2 months

Related to Rt64win7.sys 8101E/8168/8169 NDIS 6.20 64-bit Driver from Realtek Corporation. Yours is from 2010. I would re-install the newest.

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Hello everyone,

The title says it all and let me explain. This is my first time building a computer from scratch (and on this forum) and I've run into a couple of problems. I'm going to try to be as detailed as possible so it might be a little bit lengthy. I was able to install Windows 7 professional, install the mobo drivers, graphics card driver, and a few games and some programs. As far as I can tell everything was fine.

One problem I noticed was whenever I plug anything in the I/O Panel (usb, PS2, Ethernet, etc) while the computer is on the computer freezes and I would have to restart the computer by pressing the power button. Afterwards it would work fine with the new wire plugged in. However, there are times where the monitor randomly goes blank and I'm forced to press the power button. Only this time once I restart the computer, it says no DVI signal and just stays there.

From that point, I've tried to unplug the power supply, monitor, and replug them in. Still the same problem. I then open the case and replug back in the the front panel connectors while double checking all the remaining wires to make sure they're securely fastened. The only solution I've found so far was to reconnect everything EXCEPT the power to the graphics card and plug the DVI cable into the Motherboard DVI slot (motherboard has an intergrated graphics card). It would then boot up as normal but would still have the random blank screens from time to time. After I... Read more

A:Brand New Computer Hardware Problems

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Hello,
I recently changed my PCs Hardware and reinstalled Windows 10 and all the Software I need.
On the previous build (and a secondary Windows 10 build here) I use the same Software-Versions and everything runs fine.
Since I am using this new PC I am getting unregular BSODs. Sometimes when I am playing a game, sometimes when I am browsing, sometimes when I am doing nothing.
I checked my Harddisks with chkdsk, my RAM with memtest86+, my CPU is not overclocked and tested with Prime95. Even though it seems to be a hardware problem, no errors were found.
I then used Driver Verifier to check the drivers which did not cause BSODs. So I deactivated verifier again.
Then I wanted to run Verifier overnight, but it promptly caused BSODs on every startup. The only change I made was installing trust Zone VPN Client (which is also running on the other windows 10 machines). Which therefor may be the cause for the new(!) Blue Screens. But the first one occured without that software.

Now I am unsure how to solve this problem (or what the cause of it really is).
I tried to follow the instructions and create a health report, but the Resource and Performance Monitor is stuck at "Collecting Data for 60 seconds..." for about two hours now.
I have zipped and added four additional BSOD memory dumps in a second zip file. The ones from the 17th and the 19th were without Driver Verifier running. The two from the 18th are dumps from my tests with Driver Verifier.

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Hello,
I recently changed my PCs Hardware and reinstalled Windows 10 and all the Software I need.
On the previous build (and a secondary Windows 10 build here) I use the same Software-Versions and everything runs fine.
Since I am using this new PC I am getting unregular BSODs. Sometimes when I am playing a game, sometimes when I am browsing, sometimes when I am doing nothing.
I checked my Harddisks with chkdsk, my RAM with memtest86+, my CPU is not overclocked and tested with Prime95. Even though it seems to be a hardware problem, no errors were found.
I then used Driver Verifier to check the drivers which did not cause BSODs. So I deactivated verifier again.
Then I wanted to run Verifier overnight, but it promptly caused BSODs on every startup. The only change I made was installing trust Zone VPN Client (which is also running on the other windows 10 machines). Which therefor may be the cause for the new(!) Blue Screens. But the first one occured without that software.

Now I am unsure how to solve this problem (or what the cause of it really is).
I tried to follow the instructions and create a health report, but the Resource and Performance Monitor is stuck at "Collecting Data for 60 seconds..." for about two hours now.
I have zipped and added four additional BSOD memory dumps in a second zip file. The ones from the 17th and the 19th were without Driver Verifier running. The two from the 18th are dumps from my tests with Driver Verifier.

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A:Seemingly Random BSODs (Maybe Hardware or Driver related?)

Bump.
Just had a new BSOD (with VPN client deinstalled).
I zipped and attached the new memory dump to this post.

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Hi,

I've had to deal with BSODs for ages, and every couple of months I try to find a source. I've used WinDbg on every dump that I've been able to generate and found little real information. Recently I thought I'd got lucky when I used Driver Verifier when it flagged both the SoftEther VPN and Avast driver, but soon after I got the CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION BSOD.

I'm currently running verifier to try and force another BSOD out of the system in case there is a driver problem, but the issue has been there so long that I'm fairly certain it's a hardware problem. I tested the RAM with memtest86, no problem ever occurring during the time I had it running. The only other pair of RAM sticks I have are confirmed faulty, so not an option to swap.

I've replaced the motherboard 3 times over this computer's lifetime (which is about 5 years now) and this is the second CPU. The PSU was also replaced at one point, from a generic model to an OCZ. I have no reason to believe that there is not enough power supplied to the computer, as it's a 650W model with a single graphics card.

Below is my system collection:

SACREDSKULL-PC-20_07_2015_163538_65.zip

P.S. Consider using environment variables to extrapolate the location of the desktop rather than hard-coding C:/Users/[user]/Desktop, as I have it stored on another drive and was annoying to find.

Thanks

A:Multiple BSODs, have used Driver Verifier

Another BSOD, this time relating to DirectX (I was playing a game at the time)
072015-11875-01.zip

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I bought an HP Envy 13-ab007na with Windows 10 last week and it has been connecting to te internet and working fine at home. I am currently on holiday and am no longer able to access the internet. My network adapter is Intel dual band wireless-ac 7265.

All other devices in the house can access the internet just fine, so I'm assuming it's not a problem with the router, and my device can see that there are networks available, but can't connect.

I am 100% sure that I am entering the right password and have tested this by intentionally entering incorrect wifi passwords; when I do this, it immediately says "wrong password" so that's not the problem.

When I try to connect, it says "connecting..." and then "unable to connect to this network".

I have tried the following:

- Restarting my computer
- Restarting the router
- Troubleshooting (as an administrator). When I do this, it usually just says "You have not chosen to connect to any of the available wireless networks" and prompts me to connect, which doesn't work. Sometimes when troubleshooting it says "Investigate router or access point issues." and "Problem with wireless adapter or access point."
- I have tried all of the tips here: http://windowsreport.com/problem-wireless-adapter-access-point-windows-10/
- Turning off my firewall and antivirus
- Disabling and re-enabling the network adapter
- Checking for upgrades to the network adapter (ad... Read more

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Hello all. I have begun receiving several BSOD's including IRQL_DRIVER_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, to FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA. I have done some digging on the Ten forums, and after having done some troubleshooting, I believe it is some kind of fault with my drivers. After having run Driver Verify, I instantly get a BSOD caused by FPWinlo.sys. Once I get this error, the PC will not boot due to repeated DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION BSODs, and I have to use a system restore point to successfully boot again. These crashed happen at seemingly random times, sometimes while playing one of the many video games I have installed, other times while merely idling on my desktop.

My question is essentially how do I fix these errors? Attached are all my minidump files and other diagnostic info. I am a college student and I would appreciate assistance, as I need my laptop to be in working order! Thank you in advance.

- Malcolm

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Self built, her name is Chaos Revenge x0199
WinVista x64 Home Premium
Asus M3A78-CM Black Edition
AMD K10 Kuma Black Edition 2.7(stock for the moment used to be at 3.4)
OCZ 1066(OC)
BFGTech GTX 275(stock for the moment)
CoolerMaster V8(stock speed)
WD HDD Black 512GB
CPU temp 27c(30c at 3.2 OC) idle
Saitek Cyborg Keyboard
Logitec Laser Mouse(Don't remember the model now but it's a fairly old gaming mouse)

Now that all that is over with, here are the issues. Two and a half weeks ago I updated my Bios from 1802(I think) to ver 2601. At the time I also had a 9800 GTX+ AM OC in my box. My friend had given me his BFG GTX275 which I got 2 days after upgrading my bios, I installed without issue, installed Beta drivers from Nvidia as I love testing new drivers.Presto, Or so I thought. 3 days went by and I began having IRQL_MISMATCH errors as well as Direct X/Nvidia Bsods. I Uninstalled the Nvidia beta driver of 260 and installed the current driver of 258 as well as updated Direct X 10.

Then I started having Bsods concerning Realtek drivers. I thought well maybe I should have updated my NIC driver when I updated my Bios. I did that, and it only resulted in more Bsods. So I rolled back my NIC driver, tried to roll back my bios but failed. Removed the Cmos chip but that didn't roll back the bios either, I forgot that only restores default settings. I did a chkdsk /f /r which found no issues to resolve. Ran memtest86 test 9 which took about 3 hours or so, found no issues... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Multiple Bsods-Driver/NIC related(I think)

man thats a lot of words.... I will read it again carfully if i have too... ok lets look the your mindumps and attached files

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So for about a month now I've been having blue screens while running certain games (Assetto Corsa, Project Cars) and other programs like the full screen apps downloaded from the store. At first I thought it was related to a possible HDD failure but after running several tests everything came back fine. I did a fresh install of 8.1 not long ago and for a while I had no issues but they came back.

Things I have tried: Complete graphics driver uninstall and reinstall, downgrading to a different version, upgrading to a different version. Complete wipe and reinstall of windows 8.1. sfc /scannow, chkdsk /f /r.
Here are the dump files since reinstalling.
Attachment 53782

Edit: Forgot to mention this is a laptop. Acer Aspire V3-571G-6407

A:Multiple BSODs and graphics driver crashes.

Hi DJNads & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

The ZIP File uploaded by you is empty and does not contain any Dump files to analyse. Kindly re-run the Diagnostic Tool and make sure that you run it for at least 15 minutes or until the app says that it has finished the work.

Re-upload the freshly generated ZIP File and make sure that there are Dump files inside it ^_^
-Pranav

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So based on my crashdumps (ignore anything older than 2015, as those BSODs were caused by Nvidia drivers in my old build) it seems the issue is tied to CI.dll and anti-virus software. I'll probably run malwarebytes in safe mode as well as scannow from boot to check for viruses for that.

Where I'm conflicted is could this be related to my recent GPU issues? I thought the BSODs would be caused by the AMD gpu which has consistent issues. The driver will quit working then recover. Flash player appears to have odd lines pop up and sometimes it will just go completely black, despite being fully updated. Tonight my primary monitor had a bunch of lines on it but they disappeared when I changed the orientation to portrait and then back to landscape.

The last three crashes in the dumps have been "likely caused by": CI.dll, unknown image (though it seems to be tied to microsoft's anti-malware msmpeng.exe) and NTFS.sys. Are these related?

Things I've already done: Using DDU re-ripped out AMD drivers and re-installed, checked BIOS (it is up-to-date), run chkdsk but not memtest.

Edit: I don't think crashes are related to GPU stress, furmark running now maxing it out at 100% load. So it's not PSU related at the very least.

PC-Thu_02_19_2015__15731_50.zip

A:Multiple BSODs after new build, AMD driver quits working

Problem devices: Standard PS/2 Keyboard ACPI\PNP0303\4&1B9D8964&0 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.
USB Audio Device USB\VID_12BA&PID_00FF&MI_00\6&1A624F1F&0&0000 This device cannot start.
Run this: Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums
RAM: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Help Forums (One stick at a time)
SFC: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
Update drivers in red and take care of amdacpksd.sys driver and CI.sys

Code:
lirsgt.sys Sun May 17 15:06:57 2009 (4A100BF1)
part of a Copy Protection platform developed by Tages SA
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=lirsgt.sys

atksgt.sys Sun May 17 15:36:34 2009 (4A1012E2)
part of a Copy Protection platform developed by Tages SA
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atksgt.sys

GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 14:17:04 2009 (4A1151C0)
CD-ROM Class Filter Driver by Gear Software.[br]Also comes with iTunes
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=GEARAspiWDM.sys

LGBusEnum.sys Tue Nov 24 02:36:48 2009 (4B0B38B0)
Logitech Keyboard
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGBusEnum.sys

LGVirHid.sys Tue Nov 24 02:36:48 2009 (4B0B38B0)
Logitech Gamepanel Virtual HID Device Driver
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGVirHid.sys

vmm.sys Thu Jan 21 11:38:48 2010 (4B582EB8)
Virtual Machine Monitor driver - Microsoft Virtual PC 2004
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I am going to head out across country for Christmas. My parents need a new PC. The problem lies in the fact they don't need to pay for any software as they already have all the licenses (this was from an upgrade to their older PC a few months ago). Now I want to buy them something that is hardware warrantied that is easily serviceable. I know that the OS load has to contribute to the price a little bit. I wanted to save a few $ by buying something without any software including the OS. This way I can have it shipped to them for christmas go over there and then just load on everything.

Do any of the major companies (Dell, HP, IBM, Toshiba, Yadda yadda yadda)even sell non osed hardware at any type of discount to the standard price or should I just look for what they have bite the bullet and spend the money on things I know i am just going to format off and build from scratch.

I was thiking about buying one of the HP linux supported PC's just to find out to my dismay you still pay for a windows license even though it "supports" linux.
 

A:DO any of the big brand Computer makers sell non OS loaded hardware with warranty?

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I've had this new laptop (HP Pavilion dv6-1215sa) for about 3 days and it started playing up yesterday. I should mention that it came with Windows Vista but a friend upgraded it to Windows 7 the day it arrived.
The first issue flared up yesterday (after 2 days of perfectly fine running at home) and it wouldn't start up properly. Black screen, the lights on the keyboard came on and started flashing. After leaving it alone for a few hours it started working normally again, though it was a little sluggish at times. I didn't really think anything of it, and it may be unrelated.
When I got home and turned the laptop on, everything seemed normal enough. However, the laptop will now crash to a blue screen after about 20-30 seconds of being logged in. I think it also crashes if I remain on the log-in screen but it doesn't crash in safe mode.
The BSoD error reads as follows:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

The system has encountered an uncorrectable hardware error.

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 s... Read more

A:BSoD on brand new laptop: The system has encountered an uncorrectable hardware error.

Hi and welcome to TSF this is about your error http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html
if you can pleas follow the instructions here and attach to your next post http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html this will allow someone here to run it through a debug and try to find the cause of your issue

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Hello!

I've been plagued by random BSODs since about July on my PC which I built in May (You can see a quick overview here: http://www.abload.de/img/capturecxs1b.png).
Now I generally have decent knowledge about computers, but I'm kind of stuck on this one (or maybe just in denial, we'll see.)

I have not found any reliable way to reproduce the BSODs yet, or found any (stress)testing utility that generates errors. Things I have tried:

- Run Memtest over night (~10 hours, 4 1/2 passes)
- Run Prime95 + MemtestG80 (Video RAM memtest from here: [email protected] - DownloadUtils) over night (about 14 hrs)
- Run multiple passes of "Video Memory Stress Test"
- Run Prime95 + Furmark + MemtestG80
- Run MemtestG80 + 3DMark11 so that all of my 2 GB of VRAM are in use
I have also run System File Checker, which did not find any errors.

None of the above has resulted in any of the programs showing any errors, crashing, or BSODs.

I did manage to get 2 BSODs with Driver Verifier enabled: One was while playing Sleeping Dogs, the other while watching a HD Video - both dumps were pointing to nvlddmkm.sys as the cause, so the nvidia graphics driver.

I have since completely removed and reinstalled the driver: Uninstall in safe mode, run Driver Sweeper, always reboot in between, and then do a clean reinstall. I realize I currently have the latest beta driver installed, but most of the BSODs are from when I was still running the 301.42 driver.
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A:Multiple BSODs, different codes, related to graphics and nvidia driver

Welcome aboard.

► First of all, update your Citrix Deterministic Network Enhancer Miniport or Cisco Systems VPN Client from Cisco Systems, Inc, or from any other source if you know it. It is very old.

Code:
lmvm dne64x
start end module name
fffff880`05226000 fffff880`05252000 dne64x T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: dne64x.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\dne64x.sys
Image name: dne64x.sys
Timestamp: Tue Nov 11 06:31:24 2008 (4918D964)
CheckSum: 000359DA
ImageSize: 0002C000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Driver Reference Table - dne64x.sys

► A lot of your dumps indicate to DirectX Graphics MMS (dxgmms1.sys). The installed one is of Nov, 2010. Try for upgrade, if possible.

► The rest of the dumps points to Nvidia display driver (nvlddmkm.sys), updated around that time you reported your system started crashing. I would suggest you to remove all components of nvidia driver using |MG| Driver Fusion (Driver Sweeper) 1.2.0 Download in safe mode, and then install an earlier version of the driver that worked perfectly.

Let us know the results.

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I've got a Lenovo W500 and it's a really good laptop, when it's turned on and working, really quick and the rest, but the problem with it is that it seems to be Bluescreening more and more.

Most of the times, the Bluescreen states that 'Driver State Power Failure' and that may come up when it's plugged in, or when it's on battery, then sometimes the Bluescreen doesn't have any title at all. Another real strange problem is that every now and again, the laptop brings itself out of standby. Normally, there isn't a problem with that, but sometimes, if I'm coming home from work and it's in my bag, I might not notice it's turned on and it gets to ridiculous heat in my bag.

I've included the info I get after a restart,

and in included zip, the dump files and one of the version files.
 

A:Multiple BSODs including Driver State Power Failure

Run memory / ram diags from the Vista DVD or Vista startup menu.

Run hard disk diags from Lenovo or the hard disk drive manufacturer.

Run OCCT to test your CPU.
http://www.ocbase.com/perestroika_en/index.php?Download

Run speed fan test.
http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

Run your system only on power supply; i.e. remove battery when laptop is off.

Run your system ONLY on battery.

RF123
 

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I am really frustrated right now, so I am sorry if this post sounds like whinning. Any help would be appreciated.

My PC gets random HARD Fatal crashes at very very random times. Anotherwords, the pc sometimes beeps 1-2 times and then the mouse/screen/keyboard locks up. Nothing works except a hard boot.

I have tried running diagonistic tests on the memory, the video card, the motherboard, and almost everything else i can think of. I have used windows vista ulitmate 64 and now just reinstalled windows xp pro. I am so out of ideas.

I have this suspcion that it may be the damn VERY EXPENSIVE video card!
What can I do to figure it out? Right now I tried playing Warhammer online and it crashed twice trying to log in.

System Specs:
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600)
3.00 gigahertz Intel Core2 Duo
250.06 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
EVGA nvidia 680i Motherboard
EVGA nvidia 512 8800 GTX
Realtek High Definition Audio

A:Problems with BRAND new PC for almost 9 months

Please do not double post !!

This issue is being taken car of in this thread
http://www.techsupportforum.com/micr...ease-help.html

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My laptop just started crashing a few days ago. So far it has crashed about three times (but I've been trying to avoid it by working on safe mode w/ networking). It worked fine on safe mode with and without networking.

I don't think I downloaded any new program right before it started happening. I also ran a virus scan on my computer that revealed no problems.

The crashes usually happen after I've been on the internet for a while, although it also happened once while I was working on Word without any internet connection. The sign that forewarns a crash is when I submit a command (such as closing Word) and it becomes unresponsive.

The crash screen says that there is a Driver_power_state_failure with a STOP: 0x0000009F (0x000000000000003,0xFFFFFA800498C050, 0xFFFFF800045A34D8, 0xFFFFFA80042FC8CO)

Thanks for any help you can give. I'm really glad I found this site.

A:(Driver power state Crashes) multiple BSODs after unresponsive laptop

Hello babyizblue.


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800498c050, fffff800045a34d8, fffffa80042fc8c0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\bftpdskc64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for bftpdskc64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for bftpdskc64.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iaStor.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iaStor.sys
Probably caused by : iaStor.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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Get rid of intel rapid storage. First uninstall it from Control Panel > Programs and Features. Then Uninstall the driver from device manager.
Right click on "my computer" icon and click "manage" on the context menu.
It will open the "computer management" window.
Select "Device Manager" in the left pane, It will list all the existing devices up.
Expand "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
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Hi,

A few months ago I got a computer built for me by a close friend who has been doing these things for years and who I'm sure wouldn't make any mistakes big enough to warrant these frequent crashes.

Since a couple of days/maybe a week after getting the computer, it's been crashing all over the place. I gave him back the computer after a while, and he installed a fresh copy of Windows, backed up my hard drive, and gave the computer back to me working fine. Again, this lasted two weeks, tops. All text below is details of my experiences with these crashes, which may or may not be useful, so feel free to skim for anything that could help.

This usually is while I'm playing a game in Steam, but has seemed to be caused in the past by running something as simple as Google Maps(?!?!). The crashes are in the form of my monitor turning off, or displaying a sign saying "not support" (which is a part of the TV's on-board system, nothing to do with the computer). This leads me to have to force a reboot.

They often were preceded by a flash of a single colour before I sent it back to my friend to get repaired, however I haven't noticed this since. The computer also starts acting up in terms of audio, as most audio stops, even if the video starts back up, which it has done in the past. In these instances, iTunes refuses to play music; even when the display says that music is being played, the time bar stays in the same place and no audio is heard. My audio mixer also... Read more

A:"Video hardware error" has had me tearing my hair out for a few months now

Hi. . .

One dump lists SNAPSHOD0.sys as the probable cause. Problem is that I can't find information on what this driver belongs to or what it is exactly.

It's not listed in our DRT - https://www.sysnative.com/drivers/

The other dump listed critical object termination. This could be a problem with the hard drive.

Run - SeaTools for DOS, LONG test - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...agnostics.html

If you have an SSD, be sure to check for a firmware upgrade.

Dumps are incapable of telling us the exact piece of hardware that is failing. All we know here is that you are likely suffering from "unknown hardware failure". Dumps + debugging are only useful for figuring out software/driver related issues.

You would likely be better off posting in our hardware forum where the true hardware experts reside. I am a software expert and know very little about hardware.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f15/

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Code:

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\040516-20420-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.19160.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.160211-0600
Debug session time: Tue Apr 5 14:32:38.464 2016 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:32.775
BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa800bcc1b10, fffffa800bcc1df0, fffff80002f8a780}
Probably caused by : wininit.exe
PROCESS_NAME: smss.exe
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_smss.exe
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_smss.exe_IMAGE_wininit.exe
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Dear friends,
I have annoying problems with BSODs on my laptop. It happens 1-2 times a day during normal work - browsing internet, writing email, watching youtube etc.
I have 6 different BSODs - 0x24, 0x3b, 0x7e, 0x01, 0xc4 and 0x1a
Hardware tested and working OK
* I have tested RAM with memtest (bootable from pendrive, 8h working no errors)
* CPU temperature OK, cleaned heatsink, new thermal grease - CPU temp 40-55C
* Hard disk: SMART clean, no bad sectors (40GB free storage)

Tried to solve problem myself:
*done 'format C:\' - new clean installation Windows7 Proffesional x64
*updated all drivers and updated windows
*deinstalled Arcavir antivirus (caused bsods while using driver verifier) and installed avast

Unluckily, still have problem - I do not know what to do.
I am giving You the zip file containing dump files and configuration. Hope You help me.

greetings,
Winio

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