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BSOD randomly, recent problem, increasingly frequent

Q: BSOD randomly, recent problem, increasingly frequent

This is an old computer I built myself around 8 years ago. Started getting BSOD about a month ago. Just happened once and didn't think much of it. Got another one a couple weeks later, another about a week later, and then this weekend the computer hits a BSOD any time I try to do much of anything. Ran scans to check hard drive and memory with no results same with virus scans. Eventually gave up and reinstalled windows but I'm still getting them.

BSOD seems to occur some what randomly but I think it started around the time I first got my new Razer Anansi keyboard... I also just realized it seems to occur almost exclusively when I'm using it during periods of high load (playing games, installing software, running scans etc)... It's the only thing that has changed about my system since I got it... but seems to be working fine to type this so maybe I'm looking to much into it.

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Preferred Solution: BSOD randomly, recent problem, increasingly frequent

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I am an 80 yr old computer duffer and have been experiencing an increasing number of BSODs that just seem to occur randomly.
All my drivers I believe have been checked and updated, have run Memory diagnostics, used system restore and system reinstall but nothing seems to get to the root of the problem(s)

Am enclosing Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 folder & the PERFMON HTML file along with my system info as spelled out in the BSOD Posting instructions all in a BSOD.rar file.

Would appreciate any help.
Thanks dlddemon
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A:BSODs occuring randomly and increasingly more frequent.

Before we can even begin to investigate you need to update or remove this driver. USBNUMP.sys. Yours is from 2002 (windows ME era) and it cant possibly work in win 7.

I would also run a malwarebytes scan just to be sure

Please download the free version of Malwarebytes.
Update it immediately.
Do a full system scan
Let us know the results at the end.

Malwarebytes : Download free malware, virus and spyware tools to get your computer back in shape!

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Hi there,

In recent weeks I have been getting BSOD's with increasing frequency.

First it was once a week, then twice etc.
Today for the first time I have had two in one day!!

Please can someone help me identify the cause of the problem:

OS - Windows 7 Professional
? x64
? It's always been the same version of windows.
? This is an OEM version (came pre-installed on system)
? 3y
? 3y

? i7-2600k
? ATI AMD radeon HD 6900
? ASUS P8Z68-V (LGA1155)
? OCZ ZS series 750W

? Overclockers UK
? Build to order


A:BSOD increasingly frequent!

The latest dump files are from 2013, please check for any new ones.
Go to C:/Windows/minidump to check

Also, there might be a new Kernel memory dump.
Check here:


Upload the minidumps here directly, the kernel memory dump will need to be uploaded to a file sharing site as it's too large. Onedrive is one of the best.

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Hello, I've recently ugraded from Vista 64bit to windows 7 64bit. I used to have bluescreens several times a week and didn't really follow through trying to get them fixed. I thought upgrading to 7 would get rid of the bluescreens but after the install 3 days ago, I've bluescreened several times, 2 of them having to do with ntfs.sys and the latest one having to do with ndis.sys about 10 minutes after the latest ntfs.sys.

I have 4 gigs of ram, an ep45-ds3l motherboard, E8400 @ 3.0 GHz and an ati Radeon HD4800 series (i believe the 4850).

The last 2 times, maybe even all 3 times, I believe I had Firefox open, Windows Media Player running/playing on mute, Skype open, and Microsoft Security Essentials as my antivirus. The last 2 times I was watching a flash video.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 109
BCP1: A3A039D895F0F6B7
BCP2: B3B7465EE86ED525
BCP3: FFFFF880016CCE40
BCP4: 0000000000000001
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Users\Shahriar\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-42947-0.sysdata.xmlClick to expand...

3 dump files attached.

A:Increasingly frequent BSoD

Your issue is memory corruption and we suggest you run the free and safe Memtest on your RAM.

See the link below and follow the instructions. There is a newer version than what is listed; use the newer. If you need to see what the Memtest screen looks like go to reply #21. The third screen is the Memtest screen.

Step1 - Let it run for a LONG time. The rule is a minimum of 7 Passes; the more Passes after 7 so much the better. The only exception is if you start getting errors before 7 Passes then you can skip to Step 2.

There are 8 individual tests per Pass. Many people will start this test before going to bed and check it the next day.

If you have errors you have corrupted memory and it needs to be replaced.

Step 2 ? Because of errors you need to run this test per stick of RAM. Take out one and run the test. Then take that one out and put the other in and run the test. If you start getting errors before 7 Passes you know that stick is corrupted and you don?t need to run the test any further on that stick.

Link: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic62524.html

* Get back to us with the results.

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Any help would be really appreciated. My last 2 crash dumps are attached.

Thanks in advance for any responses.

Here are my specs, I don't know if that matters in this situation.

CPU: AMD 1090t 3.2ghz (not overclocked)
GPU: 2 x ATI HD 5770s
RAM: 8GB ddr3 1600mhz

Let me know if you need anything else.

A:Getting increasingly frequent BSOD. Please help.

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiReleaseConfirmedPageFileSpace+86 )

And the second one is 0xDE which could also be memory corruption

D/L Memtest+ burn it to a CD using a free program like Imgburn if you need one then boot from the CD to test the ram, let it run for at least 6 passes or until you see an error.

I also see AsIO.sys on your system it's a known trouble maker part of the Asus I/O suite, uninstall or update. The I/O suite can be found on the drivers page at Asus for your motherboard under Utilities.

HTML Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Owner\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\061712-27549-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\mss*[url]http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols[/url]
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (6 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17835.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03062000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`032a6670
Debug session time: Sun Jun 17 13:56:54.221 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:26.094
Loading Kernel Symbols
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I am running Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit on a 3d graphic workstation.
24Gb Ram, 6 cores and a nVidia Quadro 4000 video card.
The system is one year old, purpose-built by professionals.

I have had some flaky graphics-card performance for a long time with the display driver crashing and restarting when switching between Photoshop and 3ds Max, but more recently the system took to bluescreeing randomly.

After a Windows update on the 16th of February the situation became severe, with programs failing to start (particularly Skype for some reason, but also browsers, Image viewers.) after a reboot they would sometimes work for a while again and then crash. Windows explorer itself started crashing for a while, but came back to life after a reboot.

I have upgraded all my drivers, and today I uninstalled all video drivers for the Quadro 4000 card and reverted to the original driver version that windows installed on it's own accord. This is also a nVidia driver but old. This has seemed to make the system much more stable, but I still had a random Bluescreen when hovering the pointer over a normal web-page object a few minutes ago.

I have opened the computer, checked for glitches and generally cleaned it inside - it appears ok, and I have been able to run a window with HD-video parallel with a heavy 3d transformation in 3ds Max, streaming youtube videos in a browser while letting photoshop do a batch filter operation all at the same time with no problem.

There are st... Read more

A:Random and increasingly frequent BSOD's


Remove avg from your system.

Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials with windows firewall enable.

For a complete system security you can use this Good and Free system security combination.

Finish and post back.

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Hi, I built a gaming PC about a month ago and since then I have had about 7 BSOD incidents, they appear to be happening more frequently and so far I have not been able to find a fix.
1st BSOD: About 1 week after building PC, I was probably playing a game
2nd BSOD: 4 days ago, playing Witcher 3
3rd & 4th: 2 days ago, just web page browsing and playing a game
5th: Yesterday, again web browsing
6th: Today, web browsing
7th: Today, almost straight after reboot from the 6th crash
In the last week I have installed about 20 windows updates and appear to be currently up to date, I have used the command 'sfs/scannow' in the cmd and apparently my core files were all validated and I have also ran a full PC scan using AVG and no threats were found.
I would greatly appreaciate any help, thank you.
P.S. sorry if there is alot of irrelevant information?

A:Increasingly Frequent BSOD on recently built PC

Uninstall the current video driver and install an updated one or go back to the previous. All of your blue screens are being caused by the Nvidia driver...

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I've had the system seem to kill 3 out of 4 of my ram chips one by one over the past few months (they were fine for around 3 years prior to this) and while the last one tests as fine I'm still getting blue screen errors and random reboots/crashes.

At this point I just want to find the root of the problem so i can figure out what needs to be replaced or might be salvageable for a new build.
basic info from the last bsod crash

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 4105

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 101
BCP1: 0000000000000031
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF88002FD4180
BCP4: 0000000000000003
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

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recently I´ve been having trouble with some bsod reboots. My laptop is clean of dust&debry nor does it have any infections of malware. I´ve included a text file with the 4 most recent bsod´s, the latest of which i´ll post underneath here. My pc is connected to the internet through the lan port to a ubiquity nanobridge m2 which connects to my isp´s wifi network.

Dump File : Mini042812-01.dmp
Crash Time : 28-04-12 1:23:53
Bug Check Code : 0x100000d1
Parameter 1 : 0x0000002c
Parameter 2 : 0x00000002
Parameter 3 : 0x00000001
Parameter 4 : 0xa76a0712
Caused By Driver : tcpip6.sys
Caused By Address : tcpip6.sys+23712
File Description : IPv6 driver
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini042812-01.dmp
Processors Count : 2
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
Dump File Size : 65.536

I´m thinking i need to update my lan drivers, but want to make sure first.

A:BSOD recent but kind of frequent problem.

The minidumps are flagging a network driver as the cause of the BSOD's. Try the LAN driver update

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In the last months, I've been experiencing an increasing number of BSOD crashes, which now happen on a daily bases.
In addition to that, my system (Windows 7 pro 64 bit) for some reason stopped saving minidump files, as of last september. I am therefore enclosing my Event Viewer administrative logs too.

Thanks for the help,

A:BSOD increasingly frequent crashes; varying error messages.

Please setup so that dmp files are created:
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

When the system BSOD's agaon, use this to gather the information and post here:
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Having an issue with a computer going into BSOD with no warning. The computer's information is attached. There really isn't any more information to give. It started relatively recently. Nothing different was downloaded to the computer. AVAST is not installed. Not utilizing Daemon tools.

Any more help would be great! Thank you.

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I've read through the help stickies and done all of the advised actions. I checked my physical memory sticks with memtest, I cleaned out my cpu fan, cooling fans even my video card's fan as well as the whole thing in general... I then updated my video, audio etc. drivers but my machine will still frequently BSOD. I've had this machine for a year now and it's only been happening recently, I've not really installed any new hardware or software lately either (unless net limiter and Azereus can BSOD a machine to death itself...)

personally I have no idea why this is happening. This is my machine spec:

Motherboard: Asus P5 LD2
Processor: P4 3.0GHz (the ones with 2mb cache if i recall correctly)
Ram: 4 x 512 sticks (2GB)
Video card: GeForce 7800 GTX
and that's it really there aren't any other bits and bobs installed.

Here is what my system log says about the error:

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x1000007e (0xc0000005, 0xa84c71e8, 0xaade5be4, 0xaade58e0). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini100106-04.dmp.

and attached at the bottem are the minidumps in concern... (i checked all the other errors it always gives these addresses, the last 2 to happen are given)

Until very recently my machine would work untouched for hours... even days on end with no problems whatsoever. One thing I think that MAY have forced this action is that i changed my old 300 watt default powersupply with a new 4... Read more

A:Recent Frequent BSOD's... Please help :/

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Both your minidumps crash at nltdi.sys. This is the Netlimiter driver and is a known issue.

Try updating Netlimiter. If that doesn`t help, uninstall Netlimiter.

You can also try this solution HERE. Look at post #7.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x86
- the original installed OS on the system? No - Vista 32-bit was originally installed.
- an OEM or full retail version? Full retail
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? 2 years 1 month
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Windows 7 was installed early this year.

I've attempted to check out the dump file using WinDbg and the only thing I've been able to find in it is "tdx.sys". I don't know where to find information beyond that because the tutorials I've viewed haven't made it clear. I figured someone who has a better idea of what they're doing can figure out for me what the problem is exactly.

I should also note that the problems have only been recent (within the past few weeks, starting on 8/11/10). Prior to that, the BSOD was a very, very rare thing.

A:Recent frequent BSOD


Welcome to Seven Forums
Have a look at this SF Thread - tdx.sys causing BSOD - Fixed!

Hope things work out


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I have just started having frequent BSOD the past few days and I'm not sure what the problem is. I thought it might be my computer being really dusty since I haven't dusted it in awhile but I did that and I have still been having the problem. I have also tried running check disk, doing system restore, updated my graphics card drivers and downloading windows updates but nothing has worked.

Windows 7 64 bit
OEM, original OS installed on the system
System is almost 2 years old, havent had any major problems before other than an issue with an older graphics card that was resolved.
AMD Phenom x3 720 processor
ATI Radeon HD4870 GFX
Corsair 750 W PSU

A:Recent BSOD and frequent crashing

You have some old drivers causing system service exceptions.
Fortunately I don't think this is hardware related so we just need to address the outdated drivers causing the crash.
You have the 2006 version of this
ASACPI.sys Fri Aug 13 05:52:52 2004 (411C2D04)
Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005 (42476C4C)
Wed Oct 18 01:44:46 2006 (4535BF4E)
Asus ATK0110 ACPI Utility (a known BSOD maker in Windows 7).
Also a part of the Asus PCProbe and AISuite Utilities
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download

You want the 2009 version
ATK0110 ACPI Utility is what you are after I don't remember if they hide it under utilities or if it's in with the other drivers. This driver seems universal for all ASUS motherboards so if you can't find it for yours specifically you should be able to find it in the downloads for a newer motherboard by them.

As for the other it appears to be a realtek lan driver
I believe the one marked win 7 on that page will handle that problem for you.

An exception happened while executing a system service routine.
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff800031c0d5f, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff880089ab0b0, Address of the context record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, zero.

Debugging Details:
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory a... Read more

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Relatively new build, clean install of Win10, fully updated. Starting a couple of days ago, I've been re-booting about every hour or so, nothing helpful in the Event Viewer logs, so I'm posting here.

AMD Athlon X4 860K factory clocking and cooler

Gigabyte F2A78M-HD2 MB
Crucial Ballistix 2x8GB
MSI Radeon R7 265
Logitech G602 mouse
Corsair STRAFE keyboard
Crucial SSD
Samsung optical drive

This has been running super stable, stable temps, etc for a couple of months, and this just started blowing up the other day. Dump attached.

Any help deeply appreciated.

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Hi there, recently I've been getting BSODs about once a day, before that one struck about three weeks ago for the first time since I bought the laptop (around June last year I believe).
I checked the update history around that date and there is nothing noteworthy, just a few security updates and MSE definition updates.
I've also had a look at the dumps in WinDbg and the "Most likely cause" seems to be inconsistent, and I'm afraid I don't have the technical expertise to dig and deeper than that :P.

Any help would be much appreciated, you seem like a friendly bunch on this forum!

A:Increasingly More Frequent BSODs

Hello Nytez, welcome to SF! Let's see if we can make your perception a reality....

First thing, dumps are good to look at but we can see more things quickly if you post full info:

For us to help you better, please follow these instructions completely:

Second, I know you think Windows update is ok but the dump says otherwise... there are quite a few standard W7 drivers that are unclear and should have been updated and timestamped by an up to date W7.. Please check that carefully:

Please go to your Maintenance Center and check the Windows Update status. Make sure you are up to date, do them one by one manually if needed.
For help or reset see: Windows Update - Reset

Actually, the dumps are quite clear. Three of them point to PCI bus problems (or corresponding driver, and one claims a hardware error related to your harddisk. However, that could also be caused by a PCI error.

So the third thing you need to do is goto the manufacturer site of the mobo and update drivers for your board. I don't see any system spec's so I can't show you what or where...

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I'm getting BSOD's increasingly frequently. Most recently, while playing the game Fable 3. Two of the crashes appear to be tied to ntoskrnl.exe.

I have supplied paint images of crash dump reports below. Please advise me on what steps I should take to remidy the situation.


A:Please help with increasingly frequent BSODs

So I just realised that I didn't supply all the information requested in your instructions.

Please find attached the Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 and the Sytem Health Report.

Some other basic spec info:

-Purchachesd from retailer, they installed it.
-The system and OS are about 18 months old

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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So about a week ago, I got a BSOD that said something along the lines of "this program attempted to access memory after it had been freed". I started getting the screens more frequently, to the point where I can't even get past the login screen on my last attempt.

As such, I had to carry out the BSOD posting instructions in safe mode, which I hope is ok. One problem I stumbled on was the perfmon /report step, which resulted in an error saying the system can't find the path. So that's not included in the zip.

OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 bit
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? OEM version that I installed myself
? Age of system (hardware) All hardware is ~2 months old. This is another event in a series of problems with this build.
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Again, ~2 months. OS has been re-installed.

? CPU - Intel i5-4440
? Video Card Using on board graphics atm
? MotherBoard Gigabyte B85M-D3H
? Power Supply - brand & wattage Antec Neo Eco 520w

? System Manufacturer - Built myself

Another note: Because I noticed the BSOD mentioned memory, I ran memtest86+ for about 5 hours, and produced no errors.

A:Increasingly frequent BSODs

UPDATE: I managed to boot into Windows normally and run the procedures again (including saving perfmon report). I have attached these new reports to this post.

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I recently upgraded graphics, memory and went to dual SSD's. New install Win7 ultimate 64bit. Have checked for and updated everything I could think of. I run program on computer or am surfing on web. screen locks up get message :loading security settings: then blank screen then BSOD with message ( See downloaded image ) about new software or hardware creating problem. Had virtual PC with XP mode, removed that still have problems. Please help Sys dump and build specs included.

A:Recent upgrades to homebuild- now frequent BSOD

Welcome aboard.

The dump you supplied says:

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa801573aa10, fffffa801573acf0, fffff80003397460}

Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
Bugcheck F4 is a storage related stopcode, common for SSDs. And there are some hint of ntfs, too.

fffff880`0717d698 fffff880`01c1cbb4 Ntfs!NtfsFsdRead+0x2d4
In this situation what you are to do is
Update the Firmware of the SSD, and check the situation. If fixed, stop here. If not, go the the next steps.
Reseat the sata and power.
Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
Free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select ... Read more

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- the original installed OS on the system was 32 Bit Vista
- full retail version?
- What is the age of system (hardware)? 4 years
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 2 years

My guess is RAM, as it only seems to happen when RAM usage is up... but I'm really not sure at this stage.

Any help would be appreciated, this is driving me nuts!

A:recent & frequent BSOD's. info attached

Quote: Originally Posted by Orpheous

- the original installed OS on the system was 32 Bit Vista
- full retail version?
- What is the age of system (hardware)? 4 years
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 2 years

My guess is RAM, as it only seems to happen when RAM usage is up... but I'm really not sure at this stage.

Any help would be appreciated, this is driving me nuts!

Virtually identical and Related to USB2.0 PC Camera. I would re-install with newest driver.

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Around summer last year I installed a new hard drive, and shortly afterwards I found that every time I got into mid/late game Civilization V my pc would crash. I found that my cpu was overheating and so I got better cooling and now my temperatures are all fine. Before I got the cooling I found the game would work if I shut off all background tasks. The Bsods persisted, however, and each time they occured my new HDD would disconnect and I'd have to fiddle with the internal wiring to get it to connect again (although nothing ever actually seemed to actually unplug).

A few weeks ago I discovered my original hdd was getting bad sectors and so I moved windows over onto my second HDD and put it in the slot the original, functional hdd was always in with connections to the motherboard and the space on the internal rack (it was a bit cramped beneath with my graphics card).

For ages the only program which would cause this was Civilization V (and Beyond Earth), however recently it has occurred with WoW and CS once I've been playing them for a while. I left memtest to run overnight and after many passes it had found no errors, and chkdsk never came up with anything (until one hdd started getting bad sectors).

If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.

A:Increasingly frequent BSODs Kernal_data_inpage issue

Can you post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions ?

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I've been getting BSODs with increasing frequency over the past month. Ever since building this system I'd get them every so often (once a quarter maybe) but not enough to cause any alarm, usually coinciding with a new driver suite being available for the video card. Lately they've been happening more often and I can't pin down any common denominator. The error codes are varied and they happen at totally different times of day and have nothing to do with how long the machine has been on or how hard it's running. I usually have the same 4 or 5 tabs open in firefox when I'm on it, but it's happened when there's been no browser open as well. Firefox has also been crashing on me at least once a day, but I think that may be related to the newest releases being buggy, as it just started happening with release 30 & 31.

So far I've done the following diagnostics-

-Used Driver Sweeper to completely remove my video card drivers (event viewer had been throwing a lot of code 7000 which ended up being related to a legacy driver and stopped when I got rid of it) and reinstalled the newest non-beta driver suite.
-Ran the windows memory test 3 times and it's come back clear (RAM = G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL - Newegg.com)
-Speccy doesn't show anything out of the ordinary (see SS below)
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A:[SOLVED] Increasingly frequent BSODs, various codes



This indicates that an exception happened while executing a routine that transitions from non-privileged code to privileged code.

This error has been linked to excessive paged pool usage and may occur due to user-mode graphics drivers crossing over and passing bad data to the kernel code.


0: kd> ln fffff88013f8096c
(fffff880`13f80940) dxgmms1!VidMmDestroyAllocation+0x2c | (fffff880`13f809bc) dxgmms1!VidMmOpenAllocation
The exception occurred in dxgmms1!VidMmDestroyAllocation+0x2c. This is the DirectX MMS, specifically the video memory manager destroying allocations.


1. AODDriver2.sys is listed and loaded in your modules list which is AMD Overdrive; also in EasyTune6 for Gigabyte motherboard. Known BSOD issues in Win7 & 8.

Please uninstall either software ASAP! If you cannot find either software to uninstall, or it's not installed, please navigate to the following filepath:

C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\amd64\AODDriver2.sys and rename AODDriver2.sys to AODDriver.2old and then Restart.

2. AppleCharger.sys is listed and loaded which is the GIGABYTE On/Off Charge driver. See here for details - GIGABYTE ON/OFF Charge

Very troublesome software, so please uninstall ASAP!

3. Remove and replace avast! with Microsoft Security Essentials for temporary troubleshooting purposes as it's very likely causing conflicts:

avast! removal - avast! Uninstall Uti... Read more

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I'm cleaning up my brother's computer and noticed that he's having BSOD errors. I ran memtest86 overnight with 0 errors, so doesn't appear to be a RAM issue. Ran sfc /scannow and found a few errors that could not be fixed. Ran sfc /scannow 3 more times with same results. Would appreciate any advice.

A:Frequent BSOD 0x24, 0x50 - most recent while updating drivers

Hi There,

Here's a couple drivers being flagged,

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\igdkmd64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for igdkmd64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for igdkmd64.sys
Intel graphics driver,

Driver Reference Table - igdkmd64.sys

Loaded symbol image file: igdkmd64.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\igdkmd64.sys
Image name: igdkmd64.sys
Timestamp: Fri Mar 25 18:17:43 2011 (4D8D3EB7)
CheckSum: 00BBA692
ImageSize: 00BB1BC0
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Try updating that.

Here's another,

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\fbfmon.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for fbfmon.sys
Lenovo boot optimizer driver,

Driver Reference Table - fbfmon.sys

Loaded symbol image file: fbfmon.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\fbfmon.sys
Image name: fbfmon.sys
Timestamp: Wed Nov 24 01:42:09 2010 (4CECDDF1)
CheckSum: 00019FE1
ImageSize: 00014000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Try updating that or uninstalling it.

I would consider these tests as well,

Please perform the following tests,

chkdsk /r

SeaTools for DOS and Windows

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When I initially got it, the screen color had a severe yellow tint, so I sent it in to Dell and got that fixed. However now it takes 5 minutes to boot up (before it was like 30 seconds) and it's been BSODing.

The latest BSOD message was CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION, and the one before that was FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE.

Thanks for any insight!


? OS - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista?
Windows 10

? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?

? What was the original installed OS on the system?
Windows 10

? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?

? Approximate age of system (hardware)
6 months

? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know)
6 months

? Have you re-installed the OS?

Intel Core i7 6700HQ

? Video Card
GeForce GTX 970m

? MotherBoard (if NOT a laptop)
? Power Supply - brand & wattage (if NOT a laptop)

? System Manufacturer
Dell / Alienware

? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)
Alienware 15 R2 / P42F002

Laptop or Desktop?

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Hey y'all!

New member here looking for some help with random BSODs.

It seems like it happens the most when I'm playing music on my computer, the music being stored on my primary hard drive. Sometimes it will happen as Windows is loading, before the computer has a chance to load the login screen.


I hope this is enough detail to start with, please let me know if I can provide any further information. Also, attached to this post is my zip file made by the SF Diagnostic Tool.

A:BSOD randomly, no recent hardware installs

Hi basic flair.

Do some Disc checks.
Re-seat the sata and power.

Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Test the HDDs: SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use
Scan the system for possible virus infection with the following programs.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Let us know the results, and upload any further BSODs.

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Hello, i've been getting random blue screens from a few days ago while playing games. It's becoming more and more frequent, and today it's been blue screening almost every 20 minutes. I've attached the mini dump, if anyone could help me out it'll be appreciated! Thanks!

This is the code i get after the computer boots back up:

BCCode: a
BCP1: 00005A80036DF630
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: FFFFF800038AD150

A:BSOD randomly, becoming more and more frequent

Hello Tarumog. Your BSODs are stop 0xA (Usual causes: Kernel mode driver, System Service, BIOS, Windows, Virus scanner, Backup tool, compatibility)

Your BIOS seems to be very old.

BiosVersion = 0703
BiosReleaseDate = 10/15/2008
Update it. Get the Version 2209, dated 2010/11/09 (the latest one available for your motherboard, Asus P6T DELUXE) from http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P6T...rt_Download_30 .

BIOS updating is risky. If you dont have the concept about how to do it, take the help of somebody who knows it,or ask a technician. Whatever, what you will do will be at your own risk.

At the same time, test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

BTW, which antivirus you are using?

Also, upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.

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So I reformated my comp with windows 7 x64 and now i get BSOD really frequent and really randomly.

Sometimes when im doing nothing it just BSOD, when i play games it will BSOD, when i listen to music it will BSOD anything i do will result in a BSOD.
Sometimes it doesnt happen for a long period of time and other time it does it like 4x in a time span of 2 hours or less.

At a lost on what is causing it to happen please help.

Heres my Dump files from SF diagnosis.

A:BSOD Randomly Frequent!

I don't have WinRar installed so I cannot open that dump file.

I just wanted to point out that on every BSOD is an error number. If it is one that lingers until you close it, read it and copy it, and then post it here or Google it. Besides the error number, it should tell you what the problem is and what program is associated to what caused the program failure. All that information is posted.

The error number is usually placed in the lower portion of the BSOD, usually just below the middle of it, and to the left. It usually looks something like,
Error Number = 0x000004650423787
That number is your key to the solution to your problem.

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Hello, i have been getting BSOD and random crashes for quite some time and i can't seem to pin point the error. It has been very frustrating for me to the point of overhaul my pc. I have attached the file required below. Any help is appreciated, Thank you!

A:BSOD happens randomly and quite frequent


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I have been experiencing the BSOD for a few months now; I have just now got around to doing all of the tasks before making a new post.

The BSOD seems to occur at no particular time or event, but happens about every 5 hours or so.

As instructed, attached hereto is the SF 'dump' file. I have also updated my system information to reflect the system that I am working on and having the problerms with.

Thank you for your kind consideration of my BSOD problem. Should you have any questions, or need further information, please let me know.

Take good care,

A:BSOD Randomly, Frequent - Help, please!


Check for motherboard/chipset drivers:Intel Download Center
Look for a BIOS update:

BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.15, 6/23/2006
Update to the latest drivers for your graphic card:

Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys (, 10.50 MB (11,008,040 bytes), 7/10/2010 5:37 AM)
Free up your start-up, keep nothing except your antivirus:Startup Programs - Change
Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
For monitoring the heat/celsius of the system, use Speccy or HWinfo:Speccy - System Information - Free Download
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting
Keep us posted

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I am recently facing frequent BSOD when putting my PC into sleep.

Also yesterday, while playing Cities: Skylines for long hours (around 6 hrs i guess) my PC suddenly got the BSOD and I lost all of my progress

I really appreciate if someone can help me diagnose the attached logs to identify the issue.

A:Frequent BSOD happening randomly

Remove Asus PC Probe, Disable nVidia Streaming Kernel Service in services.msc, uninstall RivaTuner/EVGA Precision/MSI Afterburner
Run Prime95 Blend and SmallFFT tests.

This might be a HW issue.

AsIO.sys Wed Aug 22 11:54:47 2012 (5034AC67)
Asus PCProbe Utility

RTCore64.sys Mon Mar 11 06:32:06 2013 (513D6C56)
RivaTuner/EVGA Precision/MSI Afterburner (known BSOD issues w/Win7)

TeeDriverx64.sys Mon Aug 19 19:23:31 2013 (52125493)
Intel Management Engine Interface driver

RTKVHD64.sys Wed Aug 21 06:48:22 2013 (52144696)
Realtek High Definition Audio Function Driver

intelppm.sys Thu Aug 22 10:46:35 2013 (5215CFEB)
Intel Processor driver

e1d64x64.sys Fri Mar 14 19:10:25 2014 (53234611)
Intel(R) Gigabit Adapter NDIS 6.x driver

xusb22.sys Tue Mar 18 09:18:41 2014 (53280161)
Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver driver

edevmon.sys Fri Jul 18 15:11:31 2014 (53C91D03)
ESET Smart Security Devmon Monitor driver

ehdrv.sys Fri Jul 18 15:11:50 2014 (53C91D16)
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I'm having very frequent crashes with my brand new ASUS Windows 7 family 64.
If anyone can help, thanks !!



A:BSOD randomly, frequent 0x0000007e

Welcome aboard.

Debugging Details:
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc000001d - {EXCEPTION} Illegal Instruction An attempt was made to execute an illegal instruction.

fffff880`041f0bff f0440f91ab78020000 lock setno byte ptr [rbx+278h]

EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff880033e1928 -- (.exr 0xfffff880033e1928)
ExceptionAddress: fffff880041f0bff (cdrom!DeviceUpdateMmcCapabilities+0x000000000000028f)
ExceptionCode: c000001d (Illegal instruction)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 0

CONTEXT: fffff880033e1180 -- (.cxr 0xfffff880033e1180)
rax=0000000000000002 rbx=fffffa8007346390 rcx=000000000000e70d
rdx=7fffffffffffffff rsi=0000000000000002 rdi=ffffffffffffffff
rip=fffff880041f0bff rsp=fffff880033e1b60 rbp=000000000000e70d
r8=fffffa8008131025 r9=0000000000000001 r10=0000000000000000
r11=fffff880033e1b30 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=00000000001046ab
iopl=0 nv up ei ng nz ac pe cy
cs=0010 ss=0018 ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b efl=00010293
fffff880`041f0bff f0440f91ab78020000 lock setno byte ptr [rbx+278h] ds:002b:fffffa80`07346608=02
Resetting default scope






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This computer's first BSOD was a few months ago, but they have been getting more frequent, along with random freezes.

They usually come in succession, so I will get 2 to 3 BSODs in an hour and then none for a few days.

Windows 7 Profession 64 bit, full retail version
Windows Vista was originally installed on this computer, and it is partitioned into this operating system and Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, both of which have BSODs.
The computer is about 3 years old, and I installed the operating system about a year ago.

A:Randomly occurring BSOD, becoming more frequent

Hello Rupert Connors & welcome,
Nothing definitive was gleaned from your analysis.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver may be causing the problem.

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

*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 slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

2-Driver verifier

I'd suggest that you first backup your data and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .

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I got BSOD randomly and very frequent these days, I need to upload links , please verify my account

. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thank You.

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I have been having BSOD issues for quite some time and would appreciate ANY help deciphering. I recently replaced the power supply in my machine as the old one went bad. I was hoping this was the issue all along yet the BSODs have persisted and become more frequent over the past several weeks. Other options I have tried have been upping the CPU voltages slightly as well as enabling only one CPU. Still crashing frequently.

Any other options I might try would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much in advance!

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Help! My Alienware M17xR3 started to BSOD a couple of days ago. It now happens almost every time I start up/log on and sometimes randomly.

System Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Intel Core i7 2720-QM @ 2.20ghz
nVidia GTX560m
750GB SATA (7200RPM)

Attached the SF file, thanks!

A:BSOD randomly, more frequent when starting up/logging on

Hello mate, I guess it is within warranty?

I checked a 3 latest dumps only, and got a lot of crashers there. Have a look.


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 50, {fffff82350cd4370, 0, fffff8000340a9bc, 5}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SRTSP64.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SRTSP64.SYS
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for EX64.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for EX64.SYS

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+100 )

Followup: Pool_corruption
Uninstall Norton and all Symentec products using Norton Removal tool.
Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download and install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one. Also scan the system for possible virus infection.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
nVidia display driver:
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I have been experiencing several BSODs. Usually while playing a game but it has been doing so more often lately. I've had AMD and Intel drivers before but I have removed the AMD drivers completely. Was told possibly bad graphics card, which has been replaced. I'm still receiving the BSODs and now with the new card my games are randomly going blank.

A:BSOD randomly but frequent. Usually a game involved but not always.

Hello BlazedPenguin, I will see if I can help.

First, if you have any of the Gigabyte Utilities installed, please uninstall all of them. They are known causes of BSODs.

I looked at the last 5 dumps you have had. They all are the same.

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 3B, {c000001d, fffff80003283032, fffff880098be0b0, 0}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Followup: memory_corruption
Also, please explain what you mean by AMD and Intel drivers at the same time.

Please Run Memtest86+

Please download from this site only http://www.memtest.org/ in the middle of the page are the Download links, you can download the ISO.zip or the Auto USB Flash Drive installer.zip

Extract the Zip file. If you chose the ISO image, burn it to a CD using Windows Disk Image Burner or any Image burner you may have. If you downloaded the Auto USB installer, extract it, insert your USB 2.0 Flash Drive and take note of the drive letter. Run the installer, select the Flash Drive Letter, check the format box and press next. It will install memtest86+ to a flash drive. You can use either V4.20 or V5.01. Boot from your selected media. If you use V5.01 it will tell you to press certain buttons at the start, please press no buttons. The test will begin on it's own and continue to run until you stop it. It needs to run for 8 complete passes all at the same time, or until you receive an error. If you receive an error, ... Read more

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Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64-bit
- the original installed OS on the system? No - Homebuilt computer
- an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail

- What is the age of system (hardware)? roughly 3 years - different components are different ages
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) approximately 8 months

I haven't recently changed any hardware, so I'm not sure where to start - I ran the memory test overnight and found no errors, I ran a video card stress test for about an hour with no issues, my HD's both sound fine (I know that's not the only symptom, but just to put that out there).

I did have two of these memory sticks running in dual channel, but when I initially installed Win7 it would hang at the install screen and it ended up being because of one of the sticks of memory (which is why I'm only running one 2GB stick now), so that was my first thought - but it ran fine for months on this stick, and the memory test ran fine so I'm steering away from this.

I get this error very frequently, and almost always on the first boot of the session (if I wait a couple hours I boot it and it freezes at boot and then loads fine the second time).

I'm at college so I don't have another computer I can pull parts from (or the Win7 disc), so I was hoping that somewhere hidden in these files it might give a hint as to what is wrong... Please let me know if I left something out that will help!

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A:BSOD 0x124 occurring seemingly randomly - very frequent

Quote: Originally Posted by c0dy

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64-bit
- the original installed OS on the system? No - Homebuilt computer
- an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail

- What is the age of system (hardware)? roughly 3 years - different components are different ages
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) approximately 8 months

I haven't recently changed any hardware, so I'm not sure where to start - I ran the memory test overnight and found no errors, I ran a video card stress test for about an hour with no issues, my HD's both sound fine (I know that's not the only symptom, but just to put that out there).

I did have two of these memory sticks running in dual channel, but when I initially installed Win7 it would hang at the install screen and it ended up being because of one of the sticks of memory (which is why I'm only running one 2GB stick now), so that was my first thought - but it ran fine for months on this stick, and the memory test ran fine so I'm steering away from this.

I get this error very frequently, and almost always on the first boot of the session (if I wait a couple hours I boot it and it freezes at boot and then loads fine the second time).

I'm at college so I don't have another computer I can pull parts from (or the Win7 disc), so I was hoping that somewhere hidden in these files it might give a hint as to what is wrong... Please let me know if I left someth... Read more

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I work for a non-profit and we recently had some refurbished computers donated. One of them, however, has been having random BSOD issues since install. I had a friend who is reasonably tech savvy help me out and he ran a BIOS diagnostics (I think that is the correct term) and determined that there was nothing wrong with the hardware.

I've tried uninstalling all the gimmicks that Dell included with their system (Dell Stage, ebay, Bingbar, etc) just to get to the base system, but just when it seemed like that was working I started getting the BSOD again.

Here is the info from one of the crash reports that loads after Windows reloads after a crash:

Problem Event Name: Blue Screen
OS ver: 6.1.7601.

Locale: 1033

BC Code: 1e
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000008
BCP4: 0000000000000000

OS ver: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 2561_7

A:Frequent BSOD seemingly randomly during normal system use

According to your logs:


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8004d9a038, be200000, 5110a}
Probably caused by : hardware
Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
A fatal hardware error has occurred.
Firstly please uninstall these programs:
Antivirus Free Edition - AVG??
Avast Free Edition avast! Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for avast! Removal

As an alternative install MSE:

Microsoft Security Essentials.
Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability
compared to other antiviruses/internet security software.

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So my Windows 7 x64 partition has been BSODing frequently for the past 2 months. BSOD error messages are too vague. No BSODs in safe mode. Was able to do a full defrag in safe mode. Updated graphics driver, didn't help.
Windows XP partition is perfectly stable for over a year now, so I doubt it's a hardware issue.
No hardware changes have been made in that time frame. I've only really booted into Win7 this past year just to shrink the partition and increase the WinXP partition. But I really want to figure out what's causing these BSODs.

I am completely stumped, would be grateful for help.

A:Frequent BSODs. Recent issue.

Please follow this:

System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hi there :)

I'm facing lots of BSODs recently, my PC was rock stable until I disconnected the cables to put a friend's PC in place and used my display, keyboard and mouse for fixing his, and then reconnected my PC back, then BSODs appear frequently like crazy.

I have two operating systems installed: Windows 7 x64 SP1 and Ubuntu 12.04 x64.

I'm writing this post in Ubuntu now after I hardly collected the crash info required for this post (my Windows is crashing very frequent to even finish a forum post :( ).

Hope I find a solution and some one help me, because my Windows now is unusable :'(

Note that Ubuntu working rock stable on the same PC with zero issues.

Thanks a lot!


OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1
Previously Windows XP SP3 32-bits
System bought in 2006
This is the first installation of Windows 7 x64, lasted for 1.5 years

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4 GHz
GFX: Zotac GeForce 260GTX

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Am i right in saying that only when you access a file (like playing a movie in a folder) that the containing folder shows up in the recent part of the jumplist?

Also i dont seem to have any frequent list in explorer on the taskbar why is this?

A:Jumplists - how does frequent and recent work?

Hi rezelute,

You are correct about the containing folders. As for your missing Frequent list in Explorer's Jump List - please make sure you didn't disable this accidentally:

Recent Items - Turn On or Off


Recent Programs - Enable or Disable


Windows Outreach Team

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Hey guys.
Recently I received a BSOD error, I tried to figure it out what it is but I'm not quite sure what's the problem.. I will attach some files that might help. Also I used BlueScreenView and found out that "dxgmms1.sys" and "ntoskrnl.exe" are in red, hehe
I would really appreciate if someone could help me out
It wouldn't let me upload the files so I put them on Mediafire

A:Recent BSOD problem

Your link doesn't produce a log. Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size. Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post. Please use the following link to provide us with information about your computer so that we can assist you.How to Publish a Snapshot using Speccy

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Hi, my computer recently had the BSOD problem and after posting a thread here http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/775236-solved-help-memory-dump-bsod.html#post6320277, I believe the problem is now fixed. A member Claymore suggested me to run HJT, which I did. After Claymore took a look at my log, he believes there are a few things that don't look right. So he advised me to come here to post my log and have experts analyze it for me if possible.

Please help me. Thanks, Nancy

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:15:18 PM, on 12/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3dsMax8\mentalray\satellite\raysat_3dsmax8server.exe
C:\Program Files\StarSec\PlugServer.exe
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A:HJT Log after recent BSOD problem


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In the last year I have had a slew of computer issues.The most prominent however is a blue screen. After the bsod crash my computer doesn't boot. I can hear it attempt to start up then quit, and it repeats that until I force turn it off. Unfortunately the little speaker on my motherboard no longer beeps so I can't tell you what beeps it gives. If I poke the CMOS battery a little bit the computer starts up again and keeps acts like nothing is wrong until it gets another bsod. The battery seems to not be held in place well, it wobbles quite a bit. And in the last few days the bsod has only been occurring more and more often.

There have also been some strange visual problems with my primary monitor. When the log in screen pops up it switches to a message saying something like "input unsupported" and I simply restart the monitor. In the last few days the bsod has become more common and right before the crash I get lines or streaks of randomly colored pixels on the display. And very rarely the monitor flashes that old black and white static you might see on a TV for a few moments. This might not have anything to do with my bsod problem though, just putting the information here in case.

Here is the information your TSG SysInfo tool got.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
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A:Increasingly common bsod probably connected to cmos battery

It sounds like they put the wrong CMOS battery in your machine. I'd check the MB manufacturer for the right one and replace it. Also a lot of what you've mentioned sounds like a GPU issue. Please make sure it's seated tightly and drivers are up to date.

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I've recently reinstalled Windows 8 and the jumplist for File Explorer now only shows Frequent instead of Recent. There's a load of instructions for Windows 7 and 10 but I can't find any help for changing the Windows 8 jumplist to show Recent instead of Frequent?

A:File Explorer jumplist showing Frequent not Recent

The toggle for this should be in the taskbar properties. Right click on the taskbar and go to properties.

There should be a tab for jumplists and a checkbox for recent items.
Didn't realize it, but there is also a full tutorial on eightforums here: Recent Items and Frequent Places - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium x64 SP2 on a two year old Dell XPS 420 with Raid1 and 8gb RAM. This is my business computer so I run or install very little on this machine.

I've had to hard reboot my computer on 10/26, 11/1, 11/8, 11/9, and now today, 11/10. Prior to this my system has been very reliable. I installed nothing new on my computer around 10/26 and before, except for a Windows update on 10/13. I performed another Windows update on 11/9.

Here's what happens: this is not your typical Windows freeze. It'll be working just fine when suddenly one window will be "Not Responding". At this point I can still move different windows around and minimize. Then one by one they all are "Not Responding". I can minimize the windows but not close them. There doesn't appear to be any internet access at this point although other computers on the network are accessing the internet. I've waited 10+ minutes to see if something will time out but it never recovers.

I can't access anything via the task bar including the start button (just an hour glass). The mouse and keyboard continue to work (caps and num lock) but there is no CPU (from SysInternal's process explorer but this may be dead at this point) and no disk activity (completely quiet where I can normally hear faint disk access). Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't do anything.

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A:Vista Home Premium x64 Recent Frequent Freezes

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