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BSOD whilst playing any (demanding) game

Q: BSOD whilst playing any (demanding) game

Hi all,

I've recently switched over from my old HDD to a shiny new SSD. It was a fresh windows install and I've installed all drivers for my gpu, mobo etc. fresh onto this. It seems now though that whenever I play a game I get a BSOD. I've had this happen so far whilst playing Skyrim, EVE online and Company of Heroes, and I haven't really loaded up any other games because there's not much fun if they're going to crash 10 mins in! The crashes occur anywhere between after 10 mins of play and after 1hr. I thought it was a temperature issue as Skyrim used to crash before I got the SSD, but seemed to work fine if I put my fan speeds up to ~90% in MSI Afterburner. After 10 mins of EVE online with the fan speeds set to 90% I got a crash the other day though. I've also tried uninstalling and re-installing my graphics drivers and still got a crash :/ I've also updated my BIOS and that hasn't fixed the problem, so I thought I'd post here and see if someone else can help me get to the bottom of this!

System specs are:
Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Mobo
Intel i5 2500K - Not overclocked
Nvidia GTX480 - Also not overclocked
12GB RAM
OCZ Agility 3 64GB SSD
780W PSU

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Preferred Solution: BSOD whilst playing any (demanding) game

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: BSOD whilst playing any (demanding) game

Hello James.

Scan the system for possible virus infection.

Code:
fffff880`0ae06bb8 fffff880`010149fa ataport!IdePortPdoDispatch+0xb6
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Roll back to an earlier stable version of the display driver.
Download and install Driver Fusion.
Reboot the computer in Advanced Boot Options, safe mode. Search Driver Fusion in your start menu, and remove all components of your nVidia display driver.
Boot normally now. Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, Drivers > Beta and Legacy; search there with your cards particulars for GeForce 306.23 Driver, dated 13.9.2012 and install it.
Edimax 802.11n Wireless Adapter needs a driver update.

Code:
lmvm rtl8192ce
start end module name
fffff880`03c24000 fffff880`03dd8000 rtl8192Ce (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\rtl8192Ce.sys
Image name: rtl8192Ce.sys
Timestamp: Thu Oct 06 13:17:16 2011 (4E8D5D04)
CheckSum: 00128133
ImageSize: 001B4000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
And Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller, too.

Code:
lmvm rt64win7
start end module name
fffff880`03956000 fffff880`039bd000 Rt64win7 (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\Rt64win7.sys
Image name: Rt64win7.sys
Timestamp: Thu Jan 13 17:27:19 2011 (4D2EE89F)
CheckSum: 0006BB92
ImageSize: 00067000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
update the network driver.
First, download the network card driver from manufactuer's website, Realtek and Realtek respectively.
Then reinstall the driver:
Click the Start Button, type "devmgmt.msc" (without quotation marks) in the Start Menu Search box and press Enter.
Double click to expand "Network adaptors".
Right click your network card and click Uninstall.
Check "Delete driver software for this device" check box, click OK.
Restart the computer
If windows does not auto configure the appropriate drivers at startup, install the downloaded one manually.
Is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy.

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, per RAM module per slot.

Let us know the results.

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Basically, im out of options. if this doesnt work, im going to have to send in my computer and get it fixed manually i suppose. In anycase, i currently own an Alienware M17x R4 with a NVIDIA GTX 675M graphics card and i have owned it for a year and a quarter now. Basically, whenever i try to run games like Battlefield 3, DOTA 2, or even Minecraft, eventually (usually within 15 minutes of starting that game) i will get the BSOD with the error code 0x00000116 which i tracked to a video driver failure? i dont know how to check this, and i have done just about everything there is to be done( system restore, factory reset, virus debugging, temp checking) and none of it seems to work. the kicker is that this just started 3 days ago. Before then, i was able to run many games at Ultra settings (BF3, Metro 2033, Batman AC) and i could play for hours on end. now my comp will bsod and then freeze multiple times after unless i leave my comp off for at least an hour or more. I've checked forums, written emails, and this is all i can do. I dont have a warranty anymore, so anything that may help me would be much appreciated! -Ruffles821

A:BSOD playing any demanding(and non demanding) game, error oxooooo116

Hi,

Please follow this guide:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-lockup-debug-how/63320-stop-0x116-video_tdr_error-troubleshooting.html

Also post up your crash logs:

Please reconfigure windows to collect the correct info
You want small memory dumps - "MiniDumps"

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/174459-dump-files-configure-windows-create-bsod.html

And here are the instructions for posting:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-debugging/96879-blue-screen-death-bsod-posting-instructions.html



   Tip
Ensure you click the "GRAB ALL" button and then wait for each window to appear in turn and then click OK

Cheers

Dave

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Hi I'm new to this forum and was wondering if i could get some help or advice on what the problem might be the PC is only 3 months old and has had four recent blue screen errors over the time i have been using it and i was wondering if this is a hardware or system failure that i may need to replace. These are the dump files and system information attached to post thank you.

A:BSOD Whilst playing Browsing and Playing game's

Welcome

The BSOD seems to be caused by old ATI video card drivers:

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8007da8010, fffff8800774da1c, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+7a1c )

Followup: MachineOwner
---------

2: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa8007da8010, Optional pointer t... Read more

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I've been experiencing crashes for a pretty long time now. I've been able to exclude my vid card, ram, psu, overheating and i think my hard drive but the one i've replaced it with isn't really top of the line either.
I've been on the OC3D forum and they advised me to post everything here. I'll include the log in this thread.

A:BSOD whilst playing any game ranging from L4D2 to LoL

hello DJundertaker25, welcome to Seven Forums. I will try to help you with this problem, if I can. First, I would like you to complete your system specs in a little more detail if you would. Sometimes we need to look up a particular part and need the Manufacturer and model number. I would also like to know your PSU and CPU cooler and case can sometimes help. The instructions I give others may help you do that.
Please fill out your System Specs


   Information
Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in every post and keep us from hunting for them. We ask that you fill them out in as much detail as possible including Desktop or Laptop, Model number if it is an OEM computer and all components with the Manufacturer and Model number if possible.

If you will go to your last post and click the 'System Specs' in the bottom left of the post, you will find a link to update your system specs. Please fill those out in as much detail as possible, making sure to click save at the bottom of the page. If you would like to know what we would like, you can click 'My System Specs' at the bottom left of this post to see mine. If you do not know what your components are, this will help you accomplish this task. System Info - See Your System Specs

As far as your dump files, The latest is about a month old, which striles me as unusual. so please make sure your system is configured for Small Memory ... Read more

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Hi everyone,
I'm new to the forum but I am having trouble since installing a new build and have had numerous BSODS. I have since discovered that the ram I was using was faulty and am in the process of RMAing it. Changing for old ram seemed to give better stability but I am still getting occasional BSOD. The latest was 0x0000001e (0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000). I have run Ccleaner previously to this and it seemed to help but 24hrs later this has happened. I cant seem to figure out what it is and would greatly appreciate if someone could tell me what might be causing this.

Thanks,
Gil

A:BSOD 0x0000001e Random whilst surfing/playing game. Dumps included

Hello,


Code:
GVTDrv64.sys Tue Sep 5 02:10:02 2006 (44FD22CA)
This driver is related to the Gigabyte Easy Tune 6 tool. Which are known problems with windows 7. Also it dates back to 2006. Drivers before 2009 are generally known to cause problems, as well.

Either update the driver here: GIGABYTE - Support & Downloads - Utility - Motherboard or just remove it.


Code:
Unknown Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0000\5&1679B462&0&1 43
Would you possibly know what this device is?

In the dump file, it is showing a NTFS error.

Do the following:





Quote:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

After:
Disk Check


After please post back results.

-Justin

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I was playing Burnout when the computer crashed and the blue screen error came up. Since then when I turn the computer on all the fans turn on, HDD activity light flashes but nothing appears on the monitor.I can't boot in to safe-mode or enter the bios settings. I've tried using the 8800gt and the onboard gfx (950 gma) but nothing appears. I read that taking the ram out and then turning it on the mobo should beep..but it didn't however it did beep when I didn't plug the cable in to the 8800gt.

I have a Asrock 1333-D667 mobo
Windows 7 RC
2gb Ram
8800gt 512mb
E2180 @2.00GHz
 

A:Computer had a bsod whilst playing a game..now computer won't boot.

No beep without ram installed does not look good. Here is some basic troubleshooting you can do.

1 Open the case and pull the pw connectors from ALL drives; both hd and optical.
2 Remove all add-in cards except the video card
3 Disconnect any usb type device; ie hub, printer, scanner, etc.
4 Clear cmos with the clear jumper for a min of 20~30seconds. Replace jumper to keep position.
5 Now attempt a pw ON of the system and see if it will post.

If it does post in the above config, then shutdown and add devices one at a time until you find the problem. If it does not post, then start replacing parts with known good units.

FWIW I would start with the pw supply as the first part replaced.
 

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kay

I recently took my PC apart and cleaned it out of dust (it gets very dusty in my room and a 2400RPM intake fan doesn't help). It worked fine at first, then yesterday I found that my PC crashes when a 3D game is running.

It first happened on Multi Theft Auto San Andreas when I was going to test out a new server. I was playing for a matter of a minute before my pair of screens went blank and the familiar repetitive sound when a PC crashes started blaring at me. I restarted my PC using the reset button, as keys were unresponsive.

It booted up without any problems and it loaded up Opera fine. I can use it extensively for hours running normal things such as internet browsers and windowed programs, but as soon as anything 3D is loaded my PC crashes.

Another instance was when I was taking off in FSX, my PC crashed with the same symptoms as the MTA incident.

Its been happening on all of my games that are full 3D, TES:V Skyrim, GTA IV, GTA VC, GTA SA, MTA SA, TF2 and FSX.

Anyone know whats up?

I'm gonna run a system restore and see if it works. I've also got a spare EN7300GE lying around so I can substitute my 285 for that to check if its the graphics card.

Specs:
CPU: Intel Core i7 2600 3.4GHz
RAM: ASint 8GB PC3-10070 1333MHz
HDD: 2TB WD Caviar Green
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium x64
GPU: ASUS ENGTX 285 1GB
Motherboard: Foxconn H61MXV
PSU: Alpine 600W (Just a cheap one until I can get one of higher quality)

A:Crashes whilst playing any form of 3D game

HI
first open up your case and make sure that all connections are seated properly
Take out your Graphics Card and reseat it and connect power to it

Also the power supply you are using is a very poor quality
we recommend XFX, seasonic, and corsair 80+ power supplies
atleast 650W

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I'm having problems with the graphics when playing the game Theme Hospital. I used to play this on my Win98 computer years ago, but have recently bought a version that says "Windows Vista Compatible" on the front for my Vista PC. It runs ok, but the graphics are messed up. All the colors are wrong and it looks really strange. I tried installing the latest drivers for NVidia and that didn't help.

Does anybody know what I can do to fix this? I have the feeling there is a simple solution, but just don't know what it is
I haven't played theme hospital for years and was really looking forward to playing it when I saw the Vista version in the store
 

A:Solved: Graphics problems whilst playing a game

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Hello, 
 
I built my computer in November of last year and for some reason it locks up while playing intense games such as Star Wars Battlefront and Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The odd thing is, it never locked up while playing Fallout 4.
 
I have run memory tests including the windows built in memory checker and mem86+, both came out clean and without errors. I had tested for errors in my hard drive, both of them (an SSD and HDD) have came up without errors. My system is not overclocked in any way and has efficient cooling. 
 
Crashes only happen about 1-2 hours into gaming and result in my having to restart my computer by holding down the power button. One time i got the blue screen CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT and was so frustrated that I refreshed windows and only installed essential programs/games. I have a suspicion that it may be my audio driver because there is not an official release for windows 10 for the Plantronics Gamescom 780, but i'm not quite sure.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hello,
I have been having a very annoying error ever since ive built my new pc a month ago. Whenever i play a game that is even slightly demanding i get a Bsod and the pc restarts (Its not a typical bsod as in my screen does not display a blue screen, it instead displays a grey screen with black vertical lines all over it). After seeing the error message that windows shows after the restart it seems to be an error 124 which apparently is a hardware error. Thinking it might be a faulty PSU i changed it since it was not a very good brand anyway. I got a CS650M at its place. The same problem continues. I have ran both memtest and prime 95 for many hours with no errors.Whenever i try to run furmark to test the gpu my pc instantly crashes. Thinking it is probably a bad gpu i gave it to the shop where i bought it from so that they can test it (i bought it last month so the warranty is still valid). According to them the Gpu is fine (the technician said that he had it running on benchmarks the entire night after i gave it to them and it didnt produce any errors). Also my temps seem to be fine (Cpu goes at 40 max and Gpu at 59 max). I am getting desperate here any help would be appreciated.

Pc specs:
Cpu:amd Fx 4300
Gpu:Sapphire R7 370 4gb
Ram:Kingston ddr3 8gb hyperx black
Psu:Corsair CS650M (650W)
Ssd: OCZ vertex 3
Hdd:WD 1tb Green
OS:Win 7 x64 Proffesional

A:BSOD when playing demanding games, error 0x00000124

Hi. . .

All 6 dumps had bugcheck 0x124 - Machine Check Exception - definitely unknown hardware failure.

0x124 BSODs are notoriously difficult to solve because the cause is simply "unknown hardware failure". The dumps nor system info submitted cannot even hint at the piece of hardware that has failed.

Unfortunately, the dumps are incapable of telling us which piece of hardware has failed. Dumps are only good for figuring out software problems.

All I can really do here is to give you some hardware diagnostic programs to run.RAM - memtest86+ - run 1 stick at a time; alternate the slots - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...memtest86.html
HDD - SeaTools for DOS, LONG test - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...agnostics.html
FurMark video card test - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...ress-test.html
Prime95 CPU - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...s-testing.html

The problem may also be with other hardware parts such as the motherboard or PSU for which there are no software tests.

I'm sorry that I could not really help here.

Take the system back and demand a new one. They can't deny the existence of the 0x124 BSODs. It is up to them to remedy this problem.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Code:

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\022816-10686-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17514.amd64fre.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
Debug session time: Sun Feb 28 07:13:13.134 2016 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:05... Read more

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Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-4XT93-7J23T-439DJ
Windows Product Key Hash: Zb1vU+ecZkiZyDxmU0eyttJ/kVA=
Windows Product ID: 00359-030-5504232-85512
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7600.2.00010300.0.0.003
ID: {425903F6-73D2-4E47-94D1-1F6D82F0F358}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7600.win7_gdr.130318-1532
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 100 Genuine
Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 - 115
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-... Read more

A:BSOD When Playing Demanding Games, error 1033

Welcome to the forum,

If you are having BSOD issues, these are the intructions to follow,

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hello,
I have been having a very annoying error ever since ive built my new pc. Whenever i play a game that is even slightly demanding i get a Bsod and the pc restarts (Its not a typical bsod as in my screen does not display a blue screen, it instead displays a grey screen with black vertical lines all over it). After seeing the error message that windows shows after the restart it seems to be an error 124 which apparently is a hardware error. Thinking it might be a faulty PSU i changed it since it was not a very good brand anyway. I got a CS650M at its place. The same problem continues. I have ran both memtest and prime 95 for many hours with no errors.Whenever i try to run furmark to test the gpu my pc instantly crashes. Thinking it is probably a bad gpu i gave it to the shop where i bought it from so that they can test it (i bought it last month so the warranty is still valid). According to them the Gpu is fine (the technician said that he had it running on benchmarks the entire night after i gave it to them and it didnt produce any errors). Also my temps seem to be fine (Cpu goes at 40 max and Gpu at 59 max). I am getting desperate here any help would be appreciated

Pc specs:
Cpu:amd Fx 4300
Gpu:Sapphire R7 370 4gb
Ram:Kingston ddr3 8gb hyperx black
Psu:Corsair CS650M
Ssd: OCZ vertex 3
Hdd:WD 1tb Green
OS:Win 7 x64 Proffesional

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Hi,

I've had this problem for a long time and I did post a new thread about it a while back, but I think I didn't have enough information about it and it didnt go anywhere.

I've spent hours and hours trying to find what is causing this problem, without success.

So here's the problem:
Whenever I start a game like Fallout 3, or some other game that supports high quality textures, shaders, antialiasing etc. the game freezes; not instantly, but usually after couple of minutes.
It stays frozen for roughly 1 minute and after that it works again and the same thing happens again in under a minute.
Usually I get BSOD after third freeze and the error is most of the time KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR which, as far as I know, is caused by either faulty RAM or HDD.

The higher the video settings are, the faster the game freezes, so if I play the game in small window and all settings as low as possible, I might be able to play it. Still, it's not that my computer isn't powerful enough to run the game. The games run smooth enough with medium-high settings. It also isn't heat problem. Temperature is max 75?C while playing.

I NEVER get these freezes or BSODs when I'm doing something other than gaming.
Here are some games that it happens with: Fallout 3, Skyrim, EVE Online, Diablo III.

When the game freezes I hear my (most likely) HDD spin down and before it continues working, it starts spinning again.

Another notable thing is that it NEVER freezes when I'm playing any of... Read more

A:[SOLVED] BSOD ONLY while playing hardware demanding games

Download HDD diagnostic tools from my signature link for WD and test your hard drive with it since it has showed some errors in chkdsk

Have you tried changing the PCI-E slot for your Graphics card? and updated your video card drivers? Also should get the latest chipset, audio, lan, drivers as well
windows update?

What are your voltages under health section in BIOS

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Ok I've ran memtest86+ on my ram. Ive ran prime 95 on my processor and also unigine Heaven on my graphics card for multiple hours and none of these have given any warnings or errors or forced a bluescreen.
I think it might be the hard drive because I ran hdtune and it said my c drive had Reallocated Sector Count curent 100 worst 100 threshold 36 data 10 status warning number oif damaged sectors which have been replaced:10.
Also my d drive (samsung) used to store some games on had ultra DMA CRC Error count current 100 worst 99 threshold 0 data 5 status warning. Number of interface communication errors 5 There were comm errors this may be cause by damaged cable( ran game from c drive instead and still bluescreened though seemed better)
It also may be drivers of the gfx card also because who crashed says things like driver errors and memory errors.
This problem persisted from new windows install and new ram(the current ones on ym profile) changes of storage places and was also brought to a computer repair place they charged me 85 to clean it all and ran so called 'extensive' tests on it and couldnt get it to bluescreen but they day i got it home the problem still persisted.
I answered all the questions when I signed up to these forums so all my system info is there on the account.
Please help

A:BSOD playing demanding games and seemingly at random

  
Quote: Originally Posted by RockRidX


Ok I've ran memtest86+ on my ram. Ive ran prime 95 on my processor and also unigine Heaven on my graphics card for multiple hours and none of these have given any warnings or errors or forced a bluescreen.
I think it might be the hard drive because I ran hdtune and it said my c drive had Reallocated Sector Count curent 100 worst 100 threshold 36 data 10 status warning number oif damaged sectors which have been replaced:10.
Also my d drive (samsung) used to store some games on had ultra DMA CRC Error count current 100 worst 99 threshold 0 data 5 status warning. Number of interface communication errors 5 There were comm errors this may be cause by damaged cable( ran game from c drive instead and still bluescreened though seemed better)
It also may be drivers of the gfx card also because who crashed says things like driver errors and memory errors.
This problem persisted from new windows install and new ram(the current ones on ym profile) changes of storage places and was also brought to a computer repair place they charged me 85 to clean it all and ran so called 'extensive' tests on it and couldnt get it to bluescreen but they day i got it home the problem still persisted.
I answered all the questions when I signed up to these forums so all my system info is there on the account.
Please help


Most of these point to memory corruption

The first probable cause is asacpi.sys
1-ASACPI.SYS

The p... Read more

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i have been playing the sims2 since it was first released. i have added almost all expansion packs and recently started dowloading content for the game. i have been working on building an appartment but then, after a while of playing the game, the screen freezes, turns blue (the little egg timer appears) and intermitently returns to the game screen. more recently the blue screen has been appearing almost as soon as i load the appartment lot, and now the whole screen goes black when a sign appears saying "no input signal". it doesn't matter if i shake the mouse or press buttons on the keyboard - the screen will not load again.

PLEASE HELP!!

I don't know if it is because i have wireless keyboard/mouse, or if it is my graphics card
 

A:Sims 2 screen turns blue whilst playing then game crashes

Quite likely it's your graphics card that's gone a little awry.

What model graphics card do you have?

To find out,

A) Right click on My Computer on your desktop

B) Click on Properties

C) Go to the Hardware tab in the properties menu

D) Click on Device Manager button

E) Expand the menu in Device Manager labelled Display Adapters

F) Note the model of graphics card that is listed there.

OR

There's a more detailed method of looking up graphics card information.

Go to Start>All Programs>EA GAMES>The Sims 2

And then click on 'Easy Info'. That little program was developed by EA and should give you lots of information about your system, as well as the model of your graphics card, how much memory it uses, what driver version is installed, etc. etc.

Take a screenshot of the resulting information from EasyInfo or copy and paste the information into a Notepad document and upload to this thread if you like.

Hope this helps,

Kovi
 

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I have been getting the 0x1A and 0x1E BSODS for some time now and i have decided to do something about it. I noticed that this happens when i exit a game or whilst playing it(when stressing the ram/pc). If i play a non-demanding game no BSODs happen, i tried memtest but it froze on test 13 the last time i used it. Also Driver Verifier doesn't seem to find any problems when i run it. i uploaded the Minidumps for 0x1A and 0x1E. Any help is appreciated! uploaded that specs thingy as well.

A:BSOD Playing or Exiting Demanding Games 0x1A 0x1E

Hello, Soteris1234 and welcome to the forums. I will try to help. I looked at your last 4 or 5 dump files.


Code:
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a)
# Any other values for parameter 1 must be individually examined.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000041284, A PTE or the working set list is corrupt.
Arg2: 0000000130803001
Arg3: 00000000000e6db4
Arg4: fffff70001080000

Code:
BugCheck A, {fffff87fd45d5a41, 2, 1, fffff80002020d50}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Followup: memory_corruption

Code:
SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (3b)
An exception happened while executing a system service routine.
Arguments:
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff80002cdf10e, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff8800ed177e0, Address of the context record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, zero.

Code:
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80002c8e530, 0, ffffffffffffffff}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+4845d )
Followup: MachineOwner
Please uninstall Dameon Tools. It is a known cause of BSODs this will help you.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause of BSOD's.





1. Uninstall Daemon Tools.


2. Download the SPTD standalone installer and follow these st... Read more

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Greetings,

So for a good while these BSOD's dissapeared but are back and now am at ends wit.
About a year ago I had constant BSOD's with any games I played though Warthunder and Warframe gave the biggest guarantee for this , So I figured after reviewing my problem and the info I could find to swap my graphics card so switched from a 680 to 780GTX and that seemed to alleviate the symptoms but as only mere weeks they returned and I decided to visit the store where I buy my gear.

They checked my whole system ran standard benchmarks but also the Warthunder benchmark but it did not BSOD for them at any point, which was not helpful but what was noticed was the CPU heat so we replaced the cooling. To make things more odd though the BSOD's where caused by dxgkrnl.sys, dxgmms1.sys and nvlddmkm.sys they dissapeared for nearly 8 months after replacing the cooling.

So now I am again unable to play certain games as they almost instantly BSOD.
Monitoring my system on my second screen no oddities occurred before the BSOD (HWmonitor) even the temperatures never hit above 65C.
I tried turning off various services, ran CCleaner, Reinstalled Windows, ran Checkdisk, turned off all booting non essential software, I am probably forgetting something but I just can't figure this out.
I think it could be the motherboard or RAM but I most of all suspect a bad power network (seeing as we have light bulbs burn out in mere days).

Now my question is what do you guys think it could be and how can I fig... Read more

A:BSOD playing demanding games, Error Code 0x00000116

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Are there no great wizards left anymore?!

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Hello!

I have installed the latest graphics drivers and motherboard drivers and performed memory checks. Neither have gotten me any closer to a solution!

Here are my dump files:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/cm2rer8tdw...een%20Info.zip

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
Dagariana

A:BSOD whilst playing WoW.

Hello Please follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Title pretty much tells you the issue, and hopefully the file requested will explain what is wrong.

I'll just add I've ran memtest for 8 hours with no errors.

So my RAM is safe.

Hope you can help, I can't take it anymore

A:BSOD Whilst Playing Games

This post been missed/forgotten?

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Hi,

This is my first post here and after looking around for a while I'm still having problems.

I have read the Posting Instructions and used the SF Diagnostic Tool, results included.
I'm not sure if that includes all my system information, but if anything is missing I'll post as soon as I can.

To clarify further the BSOD has happened on a variety of games, sometimes it can happen with in 5mins of loading one other times I am good for a couple of hours or I can play till I've quit the game with no crashing.

I have done scans with MSE, Spybot and Malware Bytes with no issues found.
From looking at other threads, one recommended using a driver scanner to check for updates (SlimDrives), again no updates found.

That's all I can think of for now, also to be honest I am a bit reluctant in having to do a full re-install and would very much like to avoid that if possible.

Thanks in advance,
Mick

A:BSOD whilst playing games

Looks like hardware can you follow this tutorial: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Post back the results

Thanks

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Repeatedly getting BSOD after games in FIFA 15. Never had BSOD before and have never had graphics problems whilst gaming. Would really appreciate any help.
Thanks.

A:BSOD whilst playing FIFA 15

Code:
fffff880`0a272968 fffff880`08402f93Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\L6PODHD564.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for L6PODHD564.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for L6PODHD564.sys
L6PODHD564+0x2f93
fffff880`0a272970 fffff880`0a272a00
fffff880`0a272978 fffff880`0a2731a8
fffff880`0a272980 fffff880`08402f92 L6PODHD564+0x2f92
.
.
3: kd> lmvm l6podhd564
start end module name
fffff880`08400000 fffff880`084bcb00 L6PODHD564 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: L6PODHD564.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\L6PODHD564.sys
Image name: L6PODHD564.sys
Timestamp: Fri Jul 12 03:05:33 2013 (51DEECE5)
CheckSum: 000C089D
ImageSize: 000BCB00
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Check for an update for the Guitar 6 driver here, and install it:
Line 6

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Hey guys. So for the past few months whenever i play any games i eventually get BSOD.. sometimes 5 minutes in.. sometimes an hour in. I've downloaded blue screen viewer and got a couple of screenshots of a couple of different bsod's.. these 2 seem to be the only ones that come up. I tried running a ram tester and that came back with no errors.. Just wondering if anyone can decipher this for me.
Furthermore.. i don't know if this is related or not but if i leave my computer on for say a day or so, everything starts to lag.. videos start to stutter and there is just lag in general in everything i do.. once i restart it all comes good... for a while but then starts up again. I tried disabling every non essential startup program but it still does it.
Thanks guys!
Also.. i am trying to add the dump files but can't figure out how to gain permission to do so...

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No idea whats been happening, just tends to BSOD whilst I'm playing a game of Dota. Incredibly frustrating.
I've attached my log folder.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

A:BSOD whilst playing DOTA

If you are using a program like Ccleaner please stop using it while troubleshooting.
This because programs like Ccleaner remove dump files that are needed to troubleshoot.
Or configure Ccleaner to not remove dump files:


We'll have to wait for another BSOD to occur, if another BSOD occurs just follow the posting instructions again and upload a new zip.

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Hello all,

Started getting random BSOD during XCOM 2, been absolutely fine up until now. No other BSODs during other activities.

From looking at BlueScreenViewer it points to both cng.sys and ntsokernel.exe. The actual BSOD is IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x0000000a.

Thanks,

Jamie

A:BSOD whilst playing XCOM 2 (Win 10)

Apologies I will post in the Windows 10 Forum!

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Attachment 286409Hey ive got a problem which has only started happening the last few weeks. when i play bf3 i get a blue screen with no error code withing 5 mins of play time, its now doing it with war thunder after around 1 hours play. previously it never done this i could play for hours with no problems at all. i done some looking around and saw that i should download whocrashed this is what it said.

On Tue 17/09/2013 23:39:08 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\091813-22937-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: hal.dll (hal+0x12903)
Bugcheck code: 0x124 (0x0, 0xFFFFFA80079E8028, 0xF20F2000, 0x175)
Error: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR
file path: C:\Windows\system32\hal.dll
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that a fatal hardware error has occurred. This bug check uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA).
This is likely to be caused by a hardware problem problem. This problem might be caused by a thermal issue.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time.

PC Specs
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
CPU
AMD Phenom II X4 B60 (was a amd phenom 2 core which i unlocked the other 2)
Deneb 45nm Technolog... Read more

A:BSOD whilst playing games.

Attachment 286393

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Hello all,

Started getting random BSOD during XCOM 2, been absolutely fine up until now. No other BSODs during other activities.

From looking at BlueScreenViewer it points to both cng.sys and ntsokernel.exe. The actual BSOD is IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x0000000a.

Thanks,

Jamie

JAMIE-PC-24_02_2016__15156_66.zip
JAMIE-PC-24_02_2016__15303_79.zip

A:BSOD whilst playing XCOM 2

Please use the tool from BSOD - Posting Instructions - Windows 10 Forums to create a new zip and upload the new zip.
The tool from sevenforums is slightly different.

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My system is suffering from BSOD, It only happens when I play games and only with some games not all, and with those games affected it happens randomly, sometimes 30 minutes, sometimes an hour +

Have tried reinstalling the NVIDIA drivers, Used MSI Afterburner / CPUID HWMonitor to check if it was overheating but it doesn't seem to be the case, Thought it might be some malware or something like BitMiner but nothing there

System Specs - Desktop

- Windows 7 x64
- No OS was installed on system, used an existing 7 disk
- Full retail version
- Approx. 5 Months
- Installed OS same day as I received computer, never reinstalled

- CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @ 3.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
- MotherBoard: Asus H81M-PLUS
- Power Supply: CORSAIR 550W VS

Speccy - http://speccy.piriform.com/results/y...p8UXVJ3OauE4fM

Hope its an obvious problem, even if it s a serious one, so I can get it sorted out

Thanks

A:BSOD whilst playing some games

Hi,

VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.


Code:

2: kd> k
Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
fffff880`05d95a48 fffff880`04c95140 nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`05d95a50 fffff880`04c68867 dxgkrnl!TdrBugcheckOnTimeout+0xec
fffff880`05d95a90 fffff880`04c94f4f dxgkrnl!DXGADAPTER::Reset+0x2a3
fffff880`05d95b40 fffff880`04d6403d dxgkrnl!TdrResetFromTimeout+0x23
fffff880`05d95bc0 fffff800`0311c73a dxgmms1!VidSchiWorkerThread+0x101
fffff880`05d95c00 fffff800`02e718e6 nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`05d95c40 00000000`00000000 nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16
DirectX was doing some worker thread work, noted that the display driver needed to reset from a timeout, attempted to reset, but failed to reset in the allocated period of time, therefore the box bug checked.

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1. Ensure you have the latest video card drivers. If you are already on the latest video card drivers, uninstall and install a version or a few versions behind the latest to ensure it's not a latest driver only issue. If you have already experimented with the latest video card driver and many previous versions, please give the beta driver for your card a try.

2. Uninstall whichever of these you have:

ASUS Kernel Mode Driver, Asus Smart Doctor/iTracker 2, Asus GPU Tweak, and GPU Tweak Streaming.

I can see the driver I am just unsure of which.

3. Navigate to services.msc and disable the nVidia Streaming Service, a... Read more

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Windows 7 . .- x64- the original installed OS on the system- an OEM- Bought in September 2010- The OS is the original installed and has not been re-installed

I get a blue screen of death whilst playing the sims. It appears after a while and so I thought it was video card related but reinstalling the video card and updating the directx version has done nothing.
The OS has been unotuched on the laptop since it was bought in September and there hasn't been any problems with it other than this.
Any help would be much appreciated

The required attached zip file has both the perfmon report and the collected data from the tool

A:BSOD whilst playing games

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Hi all,

Playing Dishonoured has been causing my comp to BSOD every 40 mins or so. Temps seem fine but I thought it could be a PSU problem (it's the no-name one that came with the case).

It BSOD this morning whilst Dishonoured was running but minimised, which is weird because the GPU wasn't working hard and CPU was at about 47%.

So anyway, I was hoping that some altruistic soul could check my crashdumps and make sure it's not a driver issue, before I shell out for a new PSU

Thanks!

A:BSOD - usually whilst playing Dishonoured

Hello fraktal and welcome to the forums

What AMD GPU do you have? If you know how to do so, please update your drivers.

Tom

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Not sure what is going wrong with my comp, i recently over clocked it and set it to 4.0GHz if that helps?

A:BSOD whilst playing Games, also sometimes just randomly BSOD

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800881A038
BCP3: 00000000BE000000
BCP4: 000000000100110A
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\011015-18454-01.dmp
C:\Users\Hayden\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-17960332-0.sysdata.xml

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Hello Guys,


I have been having a problem with my #teamred PC since I built it 2 years ago but it's reached the point where it's getting me down now.
My system is:

Desktop PC
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit sp1 (original os) OEM (I think) - recent clean install by me (again)

*2 years old*
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V Formula Z

CPU AMD FX 9370 black edition @ 4.4GHz (not overclocked)

Corsair RM Series RM 1000 '80+ Gold' 1000W Power Supply

*1 year old*
TeamGroup Vulcan RED 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 PC3-19200C11 2400MHz Dual Channel Kit

I have done a full memtest86 (with both sticks in). It took 18 hours and showed no errors.

I play a lot of hours gaming. I used to play Evolve but got banned for 'product tampering' I didn't tamper with my game. I thought it was the games problem, keep crashing but now I play Titanfall 2 and still crash, I think that it may be my PC?

I Found that my Antec K?HLER H2O 1250 was failing to turn one of the fans so I have replaced that with a Corsair H105 water cooler.


Any help or advice would be most welcome...


log attached


Regards... Pete

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I've had many crashes and BSoD problems lately. Hopefully somebody here can help.

A:BSOD after start-up and whilst playing several games

Sorry. I forgot to mention. After reading that a lot of crashes are caused by Daemon Tools, I uninstalled it. Then I ran the SF diagnostics tool.

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Hello all,

This is my first post on these very helpful forums. I hope someone will be able to assist me.

I have a HP ProBook running Windows 7. Ever since I got the laptop, I often get BSODs while attempting to run games (Total War series, The Force Unleashed, just to name a couple). This does not occur with all games, nor does it occur with any other type of software (granted, I mainly use my Windows installation for gaming and other simple tasks such as word processing).

I'm uploading the DM Log Collector output .zip file.

Any help would be greately appreciated.

EDIT: I added the output from BlueScreenView, that blames 'atikmdag.sys' for the crash. Just in case this info can be of any help to you.

EDIT: Here is my system info:

CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz
MOTHERBOARD: Hewlett-Packard 1948
BIOS: Default System BIOS
TOTAL MEMORY: 8,00 GB
HDD: TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100
SOUND CARD: (1) IDT High Definition Audio CODEC (2) Intel(R) Display Audio
GRAPHICS CARD: (1) AMD Radeon HD 8750M (2) Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

A:BSOD whilst playing various video games

Here is the BlueScreenView output.

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Hi,

I recently installed Windows 7 64-bit over my existing version of 32-bit. Since the upgrade, I have been getting BSOD and auto shut downs whilst playing Battlefield 3 however it has happened a couple times when just using the pc for general use where it would just freeze and start buzzing or restart itself. I have had a couple error messages: dxgmms1.sys, 0x0000007E, 0x0000001E, 0x00000024, 0x0000003B and win32k.sys. I have since tried to repair the install by running it again but the problem is still there. I have done several diagnostic scans, system info scans, device manager etc but none of them report a problem. Never got a BSOD whilst on 32-bit.

What can I do to fix it? Is it possible I have installed 64-bit incorrectly?

Specs:
MSI Twin Frozr III R6950 OC
EA-500 psu
AMD Phenom II x4 965

A:BSOD/Auto shut down whilst playing BF3

A Google search indicates this is primarily caused by a device driver problem. Have you done a Windows update to get all the latest fixes, including device drivers?

What is the make and model number of your computer? Fill out the System Specs (User CP, Edit System Specs).

This could also be caused by defective RAM. Download Memtest86+ (you want the 2nd one Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)). Unzip it then create a CD from the iso file using your CD burning software. There is a good freeware burner called ImgBurn which will do this easily.

DO NOT burn the .iso file directly to CD. It must be used as input to a program that knows what to do with it, like the one I mentioned above.

Boot the CD and run for at least 3 complete passes unless it shows errors sooner than that.

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Is Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? -- x64 - the original installed OS on the system? -- Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - an OEM or full retail version? -- Full Retail - What is the age of system (hardware)? -- December, 2011 - What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) -- January, 2012

System specs can be found at my profile: Windows 7 Forums - View Profile: Domenic

This has just started happening recently. I'm not sure what is causing this, so I thought I'd ask here. I've attached what you have asked for.

Since I cannot upload the Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2.zip file to your server because of a size issue, I have uploaded it to mine: http://domenicfiore.com/Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2.zip

Thanks in advance for your help!

EDIT: I'd also like to point out that even when it does not BSOD, after some time (ranges from 1 minute to 1 hour), the game crashes. This is all new, never did this before the latest patch or I have no idea what.

A:IRQL_DRIVER_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD Whilst Playing Battlefield 3

Please remove the following software, it has known issues with some systems:
Code:
Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Lite Public:Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Lite Public
Start Menu\Programs\Defraggler Public:Start Menu\Programs\Defraggler Public
Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver2 Public:Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver2 Public
Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\ET6 Public:Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\ET6 Public
Some of your crashes are network related. Uninstall and re-install your Ethernet drivers. You will find them in the Network Devices category of Device Manager.
To fully re-install a driver, use the following steps.First, download the latest driver. Then do the next steps.
Click Start Menu
Right Click My Computer/Computer
Click Manage
Click Device Manager from the list on the left
Find the device you are trying to uninstall by expanding the appropriate set of devices
Right click the device
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in Delete driver software for this device (if this option is available, otherwise just hit OK) and hit OK
Restart your computer only if Windows asks you to.
Install the latest driver for the device.

Alternatively:Login as an adminstrative user.
First, download the latest driver. Then do the next steps.
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Hardware and Sound
Click Device Manager (the last link under Devices and Printers)
Find the device you are trying to un... Read more

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Hello again TSF,
I've recently encountered 2 Blue Screens within the last 2 days, that appear to occur whilst playing the Facebook game 'Sims Social'...
Of course that's probably just a coincidence, but i've never encountered BSOD's on this computer yet (had it for less than 1 year).
It may also be worth noting that if i remember correctly, World of Warcraft was also running in the background whilst alt-tabbing to play on the Sims Social, just incase this links to any reasoning behind the crashes.

Attached (hopefully) items include the required tests from the sticky, aswell as the 2 dumps from the bsods.

Thanks!
J.

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ?
Win 7 64-bit
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
64
? What was original installed OS on system?
Win 7 64-bit
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?
OEM
? Age of system (hardware)
Approx. 8 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
Reformatted maybe 1 or 2 months ago.

? CPU
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz (4 CPUs), ~4.0GHz
? Video Card
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 768mb
? MotherBoard
Gigabyte
? Power Supply - brand & wattage
Unsure

? System Manufacturer
Gigabyte (custom build from Overclockers.co.uk)
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)
n/a

A:2 BSOD's 2 days in a row, whilst playing Sims Social?

Okay it would appear that it has absolutely nothing to do with Sims Social
Just had another BSoD, literally within 2 hours of my last one, this time whilst playing World of Warcraft.
I have attached the minidump for this crash.

EDIT: Just to note, after restarting the PC from a crash, a directx9 error pops up. Can't remember exactly what it states, but it's something along the lines of it having issues starting up i believe. The little 'boodle-boop' noise that sounds when you plug in a USB plays a couple of times after a reboot from BSoD.
Sorry if any of this is irrelevant, just feel as though I should note everything i can think of! :)

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Have had a BSOD three times whilst playing minecraft, all within about 2 hours of each other, the reports that are needed are in the attachment

System Spec (full details in sig)
64-bit
Original OS
OEM
Age of system: 6 months
Age of OS: 6 months

Thanks

System Manufacturer/Model Number Acer Aspire 5750G OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit CPU Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz Memory 6GB DDR3 Graphics Card(s) Integrated, NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

A:BSOD whilst playing minecraft and at random times

Hi.

Installing and Using 2 antivirus programs in the same system,usually you dont have double protection. You have double the problems.

Remove avast from your system.
Remove avg from your system.
Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials with windows firewall enable.
You can also use this Good and Free system security combination.
If you had make any changes in windows using TuneUp Utilities,set everything back to default then uninstall TuneUp Utilities.
Generally TuneUp Utilities they dont "tuneup" the system,they mess up the system.
Windows 7 does not need any "external" help.
Update software\driver for your Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter - Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card.

http://www.broadcom.com/support/

Finish with the above steps and post back with news.

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Hi there,
I would be very grateful of any help you could give me to resolve this problem. I am new to your forums but have read several replies to other peoples posts in an attempt to find a way solve my own, to no avail. (some of what you have suggested is way over my head)
For a few weeks when I shut down the PC it takes ages to shut down, or has to be manually turned off because its clear it isn't going to shut down properly on its own.
The other day my elderly neighbour who doesn't have a computer said her niece had mailed her via my computer with some information she wanted. When I opened the mail there was a .pdf file attached, which I opened, and looked at, shortly afterwards I was looking on the John Lewis website for my neighbour and my PC froze completely. The mouse wouldn't move, and I couldn't Ctrl+Alt+Del, toggle out or do anything but a hard restart. Once I had rebooted, I ran an AVG scan, and it found no threats. The PC worked fine for a few hours, and then when I ran World of Warcraft later that evening, after playing for a short while it froze again. The music still plays in the back ground, but the game froze, and again, couldn't toggle out, or Alt+f4 or Ctrl+Alt+Del. Over the next couple of days it crashed like this again around 6 or 7 times. I searched the WoW forums for anything I could do to see if it was WoW related. (a couple of days before I opened my neighbours .pdf file there was a new patch to the game, and I also had trouble installing t... Read more

A:BSOD whilst watching Videos and playing World of Warcraft

Welcome to the forum.

Your dump does not show any definitive cause for the BSODs you're getting.

To rule out buggy drivers lets try Driver verifier:
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

One Q: Do you have any codec packs installed?

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Hello!

So let first start of by saying that i've been trying to get rid of these BSoD a long time,
this is not my first time asking for help on forums. I'm going to link to a page where i have posted most of my problems with this computer and they've tried to help me, anyway here it is: BSoDs & Reboots That's the site where i got most help.

Anyway on to the problem, they've concluded it's memory corruption and i've ran Memtest86+ twice & 6-7 passes on the sticks in different slots. I've tried to change
the speeds and timings on them, but my computer refuses to use them as my computer freezes and upon reboot it gives me some error telling me "Overclock failed, reset to default?" although it isn't really overclocking it's their default value. The BSoD problem persisted. So after not getting any responses to my latest posts i thought that i'd remove one memory stick too see if it'd work. And it did, i've only gotten 2-3 BSoDs since and that's 3 weeks, i was used to getting them 3 times a day if not more. Reason for making this thread is that i got one while idling today.
Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
x64
- the original installed OS on the system?
Yes
- an OEM or full retail version?
Full retail
- What is the age of system (hardware)?
1 year and a couple of months old.
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)
7 months, i think i reinstalled it in February

A:BSoD whilst playing games, idling and browsing the internet.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Sumatran


Hello!

So let first start of by saying that i've been trying to get rid of these BSoD a long time,
this is not my first time asking for help on forums. I'm going to link to a page where i have posted most of my problems with this computer and they've tried to help me, anyway here it is: BSoDs & Reboots That's the site where i got most help.

Anyway on to the problem, they've concluded it's memory corruption and i've ran Memtest86+ twice & 6-7 passes on the sticks in different slots. I've tried to change
the speeds and timings on them, but my computer refuses to use them as my computer freezes and upon reboot it gives me some error telling me "Overclock failed, reset to default?" although it isn't really overclocking it's their default value. The BSoD problem persisted. So after not getting any responses to my latest posts i thought that i'd remove one memory stick too see if it'd work. And it did, i've only gotten 2-3 BSoDs since and that's 3 weeks, i was used to getting them 3 times a day if not more. Reason for making this thread is that i got one while idling today.
Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
x64
- the original installed OS on the system?
Yes
- an OEM or full retail version?
Full retail
- What is the age of system (hardware)?
1 year and a couple of months old.
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)
7 months, i think i reinstalled i... Read more

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Hi been getting frequent random BSODs whilst playing world of tanks. Each time the problems seems to be caused by atikmpag.sys. I have tried uninstalling and installing the most recent drivers but got another BSOD as soon as I tried to play the game again.

A:BSOD whilst playing World of Tanks caused by atikmpag.sys

All of the dumps are 0x116 VIDEO_TDR_ERROR (Timeout Detection Recovery) which can be down to the driver, heat, power to the card, the PCI slot it's in or a bad card among other things. Your driver isn't the most recent from what I can see so we'll try that first.

Download the latest driver from here and save it to your desktop. Download DDU and follow Display Driver Uninstaller: How to use to remove all traces of your current driver. Reboot and install the downloaded driver.
Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa800b9ec060, fffff88004308848, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+b848 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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6: kd> lmvm atikmpag
start end module name
fffff880`042fd000 fffff880`04393000 atikmpag T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: atikmpag.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
Image name: atikmpag.sys
Timestamp: Fri Nov 21 02:08:54 2014 (546E9EB6)
CheckSum: 00093077
ImageSize: 00096000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Try that and report back, upload new logs if you receive any more BSODs.

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Yesterday randomly whilst watching youtube with only three windows open, Youtube, Teamspeak and Notepad I got an unexpected restart.

The recovery process when the Laptop restarted achieved nothing other than the computer knowing that it couldn't fix it.

I then did a factory reset of the operating system due to my personal files being on my second internal hard drive.

After which the first thing I did once it had finished setup was bring up Task Manager. I saw my CPU at 100% never stopping. I closed down the program from e-machines (installs things like Windows live essentials) on the second restart and I appeared to get around 5 minutes up time before BSOD.

I copied what was left of anything personal from my C to D (I chose to keep user files) and am now doing this via Safe Mode.

Attached are my Dumps and a Boot Log.

Regards

Scott

Minidump.zip - All Minidump

ntbtlog.txt - A Boot Log which ended in BSOD

A:BSOD whilst originally playing youtube and Teamspeak. See details

Not to bump the topic however after using Safe Mode for about 30 minutes I wondered if it was over and started in normal mode. Five minutes in I got BSOD and this time it was something different, see attached. Also I saw this topic moved into here and filled out the form:

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x64 64 bit?
- the original installed OS
- OEM

- What is the age of system (hardware)? Nearly 1 year
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) I did a Factory reset yesterday

Computer Name: E640 E machines

The only change made was with the Tech Guy's exchanging my Harddrive for two half size ones after the PC stopped working last time.

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Hello,

Ever since getting my New gaming PC (back a year ago) I have been getting BSOD for driver power state failure. These have been very uncommon but have recently sprung back up again.


I have attached the zip file from the debugging program I found on your forums.

I appreciate any help you can offer,

Thanks.

A:BSOD Driver Power State Failure whilst playing GMOD

IT looks like your Problems are being cause by yourIphone/pod driver, and by your USB driver:


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

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800a04cc80, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa8007397bd0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for usbaapl64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for usbaapl64.sys
Probably caused by : usbaapl64.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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Driver Reference Table - usbaapl64.sys

For the Iphone/pod driver try going to the device manager and uninstalling the driver from there, then plug the Iphone/pad back into the computer and it should re-install the driver for you

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Heya all

I have a bit of a problem where I'm not sure whether it's driver related or whether something is failing on my computer. My husband seems to think it's driver related but although I can build my own computers when it comes to things like this I'm completely useless!

First off I can't remember whether I had this issue on my previous set when I first installed Windows 7 or whether it's been just when I've upgraded my computer. I just can't recall the first time I started having this problem.

The first thing I noticed was whenever I exited playing a game my screen would go black, with monitor message saying no video output, and the green power button on my monitor would go orange and I would have turn off and then switch my monitor back on for the screen to come back up. Then I noticed that it started doing it randomly when my computer was idle. Again I would turn my monitor off and then back on again to get the screen back up. During these times when this has happened I've never had to reset my computer. I've recently updated my graphics drivers and the issue seems to be a little more often than not now and my husband thinks it's the graphics drivers that's causing it. I've done a search on the internet and I've come across similar problems but requires a restart, which could mean monitor failure or graphics card failure so I'm unsure as to whether it is driver related.

The second issue that I've been having is randomly when I play LOTRO EU client I've been having ... Read more

A:BSOD, random crashes whilst playing LOTRO and black screen

Hi, Rhia; and welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having problems. Please read these threads and post back. We will be glad to help you.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

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

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Lately my system has been crashing frequently when playing games or waking from sleep mode and I have a feeling it's happening due to my GPU but I'm not too sure, I'm scratching my brain here.

I could use some help with figuring out the issue, I've attached my dumps and such.

Thanks in advance for the help!

A:BSOD whilst playing games and waking from sleep, error 0x00000116

Hello Colegate, Welcome to the Forums, I'll help if I can.

I had trouble finding very much in your most recent dump files. This is what I got


Code:
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
....Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
..Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
.Missing image name, possible paged-out or corrupt data.
...
I had to go back to a dump on 11/6 I think to get any usable info


Code:
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VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa800b4b2260, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff8800fbf1c84, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).... Read more

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I recently changed my mother board to an ASUS maximus vii ranger and have been having a few problems with the transition.

I had to replace my SSD initially as i found that it was incompatible with the motherboard. I had been looking at upgrading that part of the system anyway so that was no problem.

Shortly after sorting out the booting issues due to the incompatible SSD i found my computer generating a lot of BSODs during normal operation of windows. This was rectified by updating my windows to the current version using windows update.

The 0124 BSODs have been occurring mainly on intensive games such as GTA V and Far Cry 4.

Any information you could provide me with in order to fix this would be greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD 0124 whilst playing any games after recent motherboard change.

From your post. Please explain with more detail.






Quote:
I had to replace my SSD initially as i found that it was incompatible with the motherboard.


Did you do a Clean Install of Windows after the new hardware were installed?

Could you show what power supply is in your computer in My System Specs.

I'm no BSOD expert but those are a few things I noticed.

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I have experienced a BSOD multiple times, Probably 10 or so in the last week, and I have no idea what to do at this point. I have tried running file scans, furmark, system restores, memory diagnostics. Nothing works. I am really hoping you guys have a miraculous solution. Thank you for your time!

A:BSOD whilst playing league of legends and browsing web. Stop: 0x124

Hi, In the two days since posting I have experienced 5 more blue screens. one while playing garrys mod, one on youtube, two on league of legends, and one on SMITE. If you need anymore information on my computer I can get them.

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