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BSOD - video driver problem?

Q: BSOD - video driver problem?

This computer is less than a month old; I had it built by CyberPowerPC.

I downloaded the Windows Live Essential pack that included Windows Movie Maker. I was editing some things in movie maker, tabbed out to Firefox and my screen cut off to the BSOD. Restarted and everything worked fine for the rest of the day.

I started my computer this morning and I believe I was browsing the web and the BSOD happened again.

Everything was fine today, but I was playing The Sims 3 for a 10 minutes or so, then the BSOD popped up.

x64 Home Premium
the original installed OS on the system? - Yes
OEM or full retail version? - OEM
What is the age of system (hardware)?- Less than 1 month old
What is the age of OS installation? - Less than 1 month old
System Manufacturer - Gigabyte Technology
Mobo - GigaByte GA-870A-UD3
BIOS - Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 945
Display - ATI Radeon HD 5700 series / 2gb memory
Memory - Corsair 2GBx2

Attached is the BSOD dump zip along with the system health report.

Preferred Solution: BSOD - video driver problem?

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 - video driver problem?

Hello pandasaurus and welcome to seven forums.

I don't see any dump files in the folder. Make sure the system is configured to create dumps.

How to get to Startup and Recovery:

Through Startup and Recovery
1. Open the Start Menu.A) Right click on the Computer button on the dark right side and click on Properties.

B) Go to step 3.

2. Open the Control Panel (All Items view) and click on the System icon.

3. In the left blue pane, click on the Advanced system settings link. (See screenshot below)
4. Close the System window. (See screenshot above)

5. Under the Advanced tab, click on the Settings button under Startup and Recovery.

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Within the last week i have found my computer has powered itself off, i downloaded Blue Screen View from NirSoft to inspect and found there have been a couple of BSOD's that appear to have originated within the video driver. i have tried to figure out unsuccessfully where to update the video driver, and so i am reaching out for help.
I have read the instructions for posting a BSOD, and have followed them, and attached the requested files.
Thanks in advance for your assistance.

 SysnativeFileCollectionApp.zip   665.56KB

 perfmon.zip   151.82KB

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Here are the DMP files. I have tried the online drivers from the site, from the cd which came with the card, by letting windows find it by itself and this one (Xtreme-G 10.10 Win7 32-64bit) which I cant remember where I got it.

OS windows enterprise 64 bit CPU E6500 Motherboard p5g43t-m pro Memory G.Skill DDR3 4gb Graphics Card(s) ATI Radeon HD 5770 Sound Card N/A Monitor(s) Displays DELL E228WFP Hard Drives Western Digital Black Caviar SATA II 3.0Gb/s 1TB

A:BSOD (video driver most likely)

I am fairly certain its just an incompatible driver. But I want to make sure. Also, if anyone knows which version would be stable for my system please let me know. I'm going to wait a bit and then go down through the list of each driver to find a good one.

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i have a win2k sp4 and i replaced the video card and installed the driver from the web. it was working for a while then all of a sudden i get this bsod with a stop errer that says

0x000000A1 (0xDEAD0010, 0x82032D10, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) Inconsistency detected in the PCI bus driver's Internal structures.

I couldn't find anything useful on the net and on the microsoft kb. the video card was s3 virge / dx on board . s3 375/775 ver. 2. i might have installed the wrong driver. but now i can't go into windows or safe mode or last known good config to chage the driver. i tried seating it in abother slot and i also tried another video card. i also tried changing settings in the bios such as disabling video memory caching and shadowing. and i also tried the defaults but no luck.

A:video driver - getting bsod

What is the computer name and model number. Without that it's hard to tell you how to disable the onboard video because I think this is why you're getting a BSOD. Also not uninstalling the previous card/onboard drivers will cause these types of problems.

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I am running windows 7 Home 32bit. My Laptop is Samsung r530. The Video driver (Mobile intel 4 series has been repeatidly crashing since last month or so. I have just updated it as well but the problem is still there. The BSOD occurs from few minutes to several hours after booting.

Please see the attached performance and dump reports.
(NOTE: I haven't reinstalled the windows since last 1.5 years and it is the same OEM windows that came with the laptop.

A:BSOD Video driver crashing

These were related to audiodg.exe A known problem especially before SP-1 is installed. You may have to google the problem as I dont remember the exact cause (has something to do with enhancements)

In addition to the Audiodg please update these old drivers.

PxHelp20.sys 3/12/2008 9:57:44 PM
Neo_0056.sys 4/30/2008 1:44:48 AM
RimSerial.sys 11/24/2008 1:02:13 PM
GEARAspiWDM.sys 5/18/2009 8:16:53 AM
SABI.sys 5/28/2009 2:38:10 AM
IntcHdmi.sys 7/10/2009 9:44:50 AM
How To Find Drivers:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.

- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference "http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.php"]Driver Reference

- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: "http://www.carrona.org/drvrdown.html"]Drivers and Downloads

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Hey guys,

So recently I've been getting quite a few BSODs from my 6 month old laptop.
For the research I've installed bluescreenview to see what is causing the crashes.
Here is the logs for the most recent crash I had (Which is about 20 mins earlier):

Dump File : 011014-13728-01.dmp
Crash Time : 2014/1/10 下午 10:01:24
Bug Check String :
Bug Check Code : 0x00000116
Parameter 1 : fffffa80`0cf52010
Parameter 2 : fffff880`106712bc
Parameter 3 : ffffffff`c000009a
Parameter 4 : 00000000`00000004
Caused By Driver : dxgkrnl.sys
Caused By Address : dxgkrnl.sys+5d140
File Description : DirectX Graphics Kernel
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7601.18228 (win7sp1_gdr.130731-2222)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\011014-13728-01.dmp
Processors Count : 4
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 7601
Dump File Size : 478,440
Dump File Time : 2014/1/10 下午 10:02:57
If there is any other additional information need, I'm most gladly to provide.

A:BSOD Probably related to video driver

Hi circle26.

Update the display driver to 332.21 WHQL.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Are you overclocking? As you are getting BSODs, you should stop overclocking and run all the hardware components like CPU, GPU and RAM to their default settings.

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. Alternatively, you can publish a Speccy snapshot too: Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .

Let us know the results. For any further issue, post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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

BugCheck 116, {fffffa800cf52010, fffff880106712bc, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARN... Read more

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I keep getting a BSOD crash everytime i play a 3D game for more than an hour. First i get minor artifacting. I hope its not the video card. i have had my computer for just about a year and have been getting this problem for about 2 weeks. I rolled back 2 video drivers, and still get the error. i will attatch my minidump.

A:Video Driver BSOD error

Quote: Originally Posted by zorack8000

I keep getting a BSOD crash everytime i play a 3D game for more than an hour. First i get minor artifacting. I hope its not the video card. i have had my computer for just about a year and have been getting this problem for about 2 weeks. I rolled back 2 video drivers, and still get the error. i will attatch my minidump.

Well these were caused by two things. Your video driver which is current and may in fact be crashed by what I suspect is the actual cause. WNDA31vx.sys driver which is your wifi driver is both old and I suspect what is really crashing.

I would un-install both completely and install fresh copies of bot.

I would also run a system file check to repair and verify your system files
(type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow)

If you are overclocking stop

Let us know the results


031410-31325-01.dmp 3/14/2010 10:35:12 PM 0x00000116 fffffa80`06ff44e0 fffff880`0ffa0a20 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 dxgkrnl.sys dxgkrnl.sys+5cef8 x64 C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-31325-01.dmp 4 15 7600
031410-23025-01.dmp 3/14/2010 8:33:24 PM 0x00000116 fffffa80`06b164e0 fffff880`0ff57a20 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 dxgkrnl.sys dxgkrnl.sys+5cef8 x64 C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-23025-01.dmp 4 15 7600 ... Read more

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I was playing a game in google chrome and also had a youtube video open in another tab. Suddenly my screen went black, Windows Aero effects were off for a few seconds, then they went back up. White bars started to appear randomly on the screen, an error popped up that the Video Driver had crashed. After a couple of seconds it looked like it was getting back but then the screen went black again and the BSOD appeared.
It is the first time this has happened. I hope you people might be able to find the exact cause and offer a solution.

Thank you in advance,


A:BSOD: Video driver crash.

Update your Graphics card drivers ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series: AMD Support & Drivers

Only install the Display Driver.


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Well here is the deal. Back in december the BSOD first appeared when I was playing BF2. Since then I updated the hard drive and it still remained. So, today I disabled my video card to find which card's driver is the culprit and its the video. Here's the confusing part, I updated the nvidia 6600 gt driver and still the BSOD remains. What do I do??? Thanks

A:Video card driver causes BSOD! Help please

what makes you so sure it's a driver issue?

I think you have a RAM problem or a weak PSU

Post your full system specs (be specific), also, tell us what error code you get with the BSOD

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I've been trying to resolve a BSOD at startup error.

Win 7 Ultimate on newly formatted HD.

1. have installed updated chipset and bios on MB.
2. Installed Win 7 and got BSOD (pointing to nvlddmkm.sys)
3. removed video driver and restarted with generic driver...system booted fine.
4. Let win 7 update, and got BSOD again, pointing to nvlddmkm.sys
5. again reverted to generic, and this time updated using the nvidia driver executable file on their website.
6. BSOD pointing to nvlddmkm.sys
7. verified that memory, MB, etc. was part of the approved set from ASUS.

My hardware:

ASUS P6T6 WS Revolution with anywhere from 2 to 6 gig, depending on when I tested it.

Core i7 920 cpu

Nvidia GTX 285 video card

1TB SATA HD in IDE mode. (Someone previosuly told me to try AHCI, which was a red herring)

Anyone have thoughts about what to try next? I'm using the 64-bit version of Win 7, but have the same issue when I have tried the 32-bit version.

Have also tried one rev back of nvidia drivers, with same results. I can run Win 7 in generic video driver mode, but it crashed if I try to use the manufacturer's driver for the video card.

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: Added minidump file, per the kind link below on how I should have asked for help.

A:BSOD at start (video driver....)


Probably 0x116 stop error, unrelated to driver version for video card.

If you're overclocking anything, set to default speeds for testing.

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Had this just happen after switching from a amd card to nvida.

A:BSOD Thinking Video Driver?

BugCheck C5, {fffff810034176b0, 2, 0, fffff800033bca4e}
This bugcheck indicates Driver Verifier bugchecked because a driver tried to access pageable memory at an IRQL at Passive Level or above.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys
Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+192 )
Avast is causing issues.
Uninstall it using the Avast removal tool.

Replace it with MSE and Malwarebytes.


Make sure you don't enable the free trial of malwarebytes pro, deselect the option when prompted.

You also have this program installed...

DAEMON Tools Lite "c:\program files (x86)\daemon tools lite\dtlite.exe" -autorun KingSaber-PC\KingSaber HKU\S-1-5-21-923562199-2570684281-2349271738-1000\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Daemon Tools/Alcohol is known cause of BSODs.

Registry and SPTD problems | DAEMON Pro Help
How to remove sptd.sys from system

1. Uninstall Daemon Tools.
2. Download the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
3. Double click the executable to open it
4. Click the button shown below

If the button it is grayed out, as shown in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can just close the window.

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Here is the most recent minidump, which was accompanied by video card error messages sometime later, possibly related, possibly not...

Any help, gratefully received as this is used every day as my main tv server and my GF is getting a bit ratty over the crashes.



A:BSOD - possible video driver issue..?

Your mini dump shows a stop error code of 7E. This a hardware or hardware related issue.

STOP 0x0000007E: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (go to top of page)

Usual causes: Insufficient disk space, Device driver, Video card, BIOS, Breakpoint with no debugger attached, Hardware incompatibility, Faulty system service, Memory, 3rd party remote control,

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

BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 813b018e, 88644b2c, 88644710}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!CMutex::Lock+6 )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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I've had BSOD a long time withy my HD radeon 5750, it works fine after driver uninstall + driver sweeper + windows reinstall till i download the video driver then it occurs on random times, i tried it with another video card radeon x5500 a low one but the same problem after driver installing, but bsod appears at game launch and if i can turn off game fast enough bsod will not appear.

A:BSOD after video driver installing

Quote: Originally Posted by RolTon

I've had BSOD a long time withy my HD radeon 5750, it works fine after driver uninstall + driver sweeper + windows reinstall till i download the video driver then it occurs on random times, i tried it with another video card radeon x5500 a low one but the same problem after driver installing, but bsod appears at game launch and if i can turn off game fast enough bsod will not appear.

after i got to get into safe mode and turn driver sweeper problem maybe vanished.. couldnt get in safe mode cuz of usb keyboard and im lazy **** to get it boosted before winlogo but i got another keyboard. i will say if bsod will appear but yes driver sweeper does smthng only in safe mode

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Hello all,
Computer info-
ASUS EEE PC N450 Intel GMA 3150
1 Gb original Ram
Win 7 Starter OEM
One yr old, not physical damage

What happens-
When attempting to update, BSOD on restart, update fails, goes into startup repair loop
What works-
Boot to safe mode, uninstall Intel GMA 3150 driver (the latest from ASUS)
Restart, continue installing updates in Standard VGA mode, updates complete successfully

Once you reinstall the Vid driver- no problem UNTIL more Windows Updates- then same failure.

One more thing, Windows Update has a Win included update for this driver- has the same ill effect.

I am installing so many updates because wrestled with this problem for some time, until a full reformat was done, to no avail.

So what do I do, stick with 800 x 600 resoultion, or turn off Windows updates?!!!

A:Windows update + Video Driver= BSOD

I just successfully installed more updates that failed simply by turning the resolution to 800 x 600, without uninstalling the driver.

What is it about 1024 x 600 that causes a problem?

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Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit (SP2)
HP Pavilion tx1220us Tablet PC (2 years old now)
nVidia GeForce Go 6150

So this all started a year ago, after a video driver update from Windows Update. Since then, whenever Vista enters/exits a full-screen operation, it shifts out of Aero (resulting in a black screen for 5 seconds, most noticeable with calling UAC).
I've been trying to rollback or get a better update for the driver ever since (especially because Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor says the driver needs to be updated), but have had no success.
A couple months ago I tried installing a video driver with a modded INF. As a result, problem still not fixed, and screen orientation functionality disabled.
Since then, trying to update the video driver (from HP, HP Recovery, and Windows Update) results in a BSOD half-way through (stop 0x7F,(0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0)). Then Windows fails to start, and executes Recovery Manager, which repairs and succeeds.
Obviously, if I didn't try to update the driver this wouldn't happen, but I'd like this to be somewhat resolved when 7 comes. Does anyone have any ideas that could help?

A:BSOD on nVidia Video Driver Update

Originally Posted by Stunrunner

Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit (SP2)
HP Pavilion tx1220us Tablet PC (2 years old now)
nVidia GeForce Go 6150

So this all started a year ago, after a video driver update from Windows Update. Since then, whenever Vista enters/exits a full-screen operation, it shifts out of Aero (resulting in a black screen for 5 seconds, most noticeable with calling UAC).
I've been trying to rollback or get a better update for the driver ever since (especially because Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor says the driver needs to be updated), but have had no success.
A couple months ago I tried installing a video driver with a modded INF. As a result, problem still not fixed, and screen orientation functionality disabled.
Since then, trying to update the video driver (from HP, HP Recovery, and Windows Update) results in a BSOD half-way through (stop 0x7F,(0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0)). Then Windows fails to start, and executes Recovery Manager, which repairs and succeeds.
Obviously, if I didn't try to update the driver this wouldn't happen, but I'd like this to be somewhat resolved when 7 comes. Does anyone have any ideas that could help?


do you happen to have some of the dump files from the BSOD's? they are usually located in c:\windows\minidump, can you zip them (*.dmp) and upload it to us using the attachment icon (its shaped like a paperclip) in the reply form

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Windows 7 service pack 1
64 bit
this is the original os, original install, full retail version
I built this system in late december, os install is of the same age

cpu - Intel Core i5 3570
graphics card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
motherboard - MSI B75MA-E33 (MS-7808)
power supply - silverstone ST50F-ES, 500w

When I open some programs (chrome, skype, steam, games in general) the screen goes black and either comes back saying my video driver crashed and recovered, or just restarts and windows says I had a bsod. I never actually get to see the bsod. It also can happen when I first load something that uses flash. (youtube video, twitch.tv stream) It can also happen when I call someone on skype.

It does not happen consistently, I can go a couple days without a bsod, I can get 4 in an hour, and it isn't the same program resulting in a crash each time. The last one was when I opened starcraft 2.

BlueScreenView points to dxgkrnl.sys+5d000

I've tried different versions of the graphics driver with no success. I made sure directx was up to date, no change. Driver verifier did result in a bsod. It stopped all together for about a week when I updated my bios, but now it's back in full swing.

A:[SOLVED] BSOD - Video Driver related?

Recommendations:Crashes were all 0x116 crashes. You have swapped drivers, but make sure to follow the instructions for cleanly swapping them laid out below.

BugCheck 0x116
These crashes are DirectX/graphics card related. DirectX comes installed with Windows, so this may indicate Windows corruption. It may also be that you have corrupted drivers or a graphics card hardware problem.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run a system file check to check Windows for corruption: Click Start Menu
Click All Programs
Click Accessories
Right click Command Prompt
Click Run as administrator
sfc /scannow
and press Enter
Once it is complete, make note of the message. If it says Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and post back
If the message does not say Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and do steps 1-6 again.
You may need to do steps 1-6 up to three times with a restart in between each run to resolve all corrupted files.
If you still have corrupted files after a fourth run, post back here with the following:Click Start Menu
Click Computer
Open your C: drive
Open Windows
Open Logs
Open CBS
Copy and paste CBS.log or CBS (it may not have the log extension) to a location you will remember.
Compress (zip) the CBS file and attach the .zip file to your next post.

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Long story short.

Built the system in January 2009. Ran like a dream. Around November/December 2009, started having issues with the video card (or what seemed to be the video card) crashing intermittently (freezing, kaleidoscope-like on the screen after a few seconds). It would happen seemingly at random (sometimes once a week, other times once every 10 minutes). It would happen with nearly every game possible.

SO two years after building the system, I decide to finally replace the video card (assuming that was the issue as I know it's dying because it's fan grinds like mad now).

Works like a charm.. until I try to play Starcraft II.

Starcraft II begins to play fine (generally for about 5-30 minutes), then freezes for 20-30 seconds and crashes the drivers or just stays frozen altogether (both times requiring a hard reboot). If I try to play it in Windowed Mode, it'll do the same thing except instead of crashing the drivers, it pulls the kaleidoscope stunt that my old card did, but only for the actual game window (not my full monitor), freezing my screen completely. This isn't a once in awhile issue, it's a guaranteed 'if i try to play Starcraft II for any medium to extended period of time (even an hour) it will crash the drivers/card'

The same issue has happened 3-4 times playing Heroes of Newerth (drivers crashing) and only one time while playing Black Ops (ever, and I can play it for 6-8 hours straight and not have issues)

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A:Video related BSOD/driver crashes

This is a known problem called an infinite loop with the Nvidia driver. I'm just searching for a solution.

Well, after a lot of searching I could write a book on the number of different solutions I came across. The only common denominator is the driver for the graphics card. These problems with the infinite loop go back at least 5 years. If you google for Nv4 infinite loop you will see what I mean.

My only suggestion is to first follow this guide to delete any drivers that were installed and have not been deleted. This process allows you to delete drivers that you would otherwise not be able to see that could be causing conflicts. Follow this by downloading the latest driver from Nvidia and installing it. This works for XP as well as Vista and 7.


I would also reinstall the motherboard chipset driver with the latest version and check that your bios is up to date.

The latest driver from Nvidia is only about a month old so will hopefully be OK once any old drivers are cleaned out.

Other than upgrading to XP 64 bit or taking the leap to windows 7 I found no other viable suggestions.

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I recently updated my graphics card driver and my computer has been bluescreening ever since. I think that is the problem, but I'd appreciate an insight that can be given.

A:BSOD Ever Since I Updated Video Card Driver

Hello jessebrownarrow, unfortunately Your uploaded files contained no dump files, which are what we use to debug systems. Please make sure your system is configured for Small Memory dumps. This will tell you how, Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD Next make sure there is a folder named Minidump in C:/Windows. If not, please create one.

In your error reporting I did notice quite a few errors in ClicktoRun.exe and InDesign.exe. You may start looking at those programs and see if they are updated and configured correctly. Those errors may be the source of your problems.

If you think your video card drivers are causing the problem, please reinstall them like this.

I am going to give you some links that will help you get a good clean install and not have any drivers you don't need that will conflict with other drivers. Download a WHQL driver from Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7 . Once you have them downloaded, uninstall you current driver from control panel. next clean up any left over drivers from following this tutorial Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling and select only ATI Display Drivers. After you have done that and rebooted, install the new driver, only select custom install and install only what you have to. Very few people need most of what they include. You do not need the audio/HDMI drivers as you already have that in your Motherboard drivers. Unless there is some reason you need them, the only thing you really need is th... Read more

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Hello, I have the following issue with my t460p after I've updated the video driver to version  (r07i616w): Pausing a video (i.e. youtube in a browser)  and continuing after some time leads to a BSOD. This happens reproducible  if screen has been turned off by power manager, while video has been paused. steps to reproduce:1. in power manager  set the time to switch off screen to 1 minute2. start playing a youtube video in a browser (in my case google chrome)3. pause video4. wait until screen has been turned off5. continue playing video more informations to BSOD:BCCode: 1BCP1: 0000000077CCBBAABCP2: 0000000000000000BCP3: 000000000000FFFFBCP4: FFFFF8800895BB60OS Version: 6_1_7601Service Pack: 1_0Product: 256_1 this does not happen with video driver (r07i613w).BIOS is version 2.05. (latest from the lenovo website) Newer drivers downloaded from Intel (  and seem to have the same problem. Sometimes system crashes just by using the intel graphics options panel  by selecting video. The picture of the child should be displayed, instead the system crashes. As newer Intel drivers have the same issue, it looks to me that maybe something different coud be triggering this crashes.  Maybe BIOS?  What is the recommended BIOS version to use in a t460p (no Optimus)?Can I safely downgrade the BIOS version to 2.03 or 2.04? Regards... Read more

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My sister's computer (which used to be mine, but I took pretty good care of it) has recently been experiencing some slowdown and freezing. This could probably be expected, seeing as she's trying to run The Sims 3 on a Radeon X1600 in an old Shuttle XPC, but it also happens when she has more than three tabs open. Yesterday, I decided to try and help her by turning off automatic restarts on System Properties, hoping to see the cause if it auto-restarted, but following this, on reboot, a BSOD saying that the video driver had failed to initialize came up [STOP: 0x00000084 (0x888f5df8, 0x889ec000, 0x88a8e000, 0x0005000)]. Safe Mode and starting with last known good configurations didn't help, but leaving it alone for an hour or so (after reverting to last good configurations) made it boot normally.

Anyone know if this sounds like a hardware or software (or firmware) conflict? The card has been in the machine for 2 years, which makes hardware or overheating issues seem more likely to me.

A:BSOD: video driver failed to initiate

Welcome to TSF

Upon turning off automatic restarts on System Properties will give you a BSOD. I use this to troubleshoot reboots so this is normal action.

Here are the system requirements for Sims 3
* 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
* 1 GB RAM
* 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
* The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
* Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
* At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom content and saved games

What are the system specs?

Run some tests

Test the Memory using memtest. Run about 7-8 passes should be enough to see if RAM is good.

Find the manufacturer of your hard drive and run their Hard Drive Diagnostics Utility.

Go to HERE and download latest drivers for the RADEON X1600 vid card. It might not hurt to re-seat the card too

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I've just built a new computer last friday and i've had some problems with it BSODing.

It seems to have problems when playing games and starting videos on youtube or w/e.
When it crashes it won't reboot normally until i leave it off for about 5 min. It reboots fine in safe mode every time. This seems like a lack of cooling to the video card at first but i have run some stress tests that put the video card temp leveling out at 80?C.

I've installed and reinstalled the newest drivers, however, sometimes when i reboot windows will have a pop up bubble that says my driver version (266.58) has stopped responding but successfully recovered. This message pops up while my screen is flickering in and out.

I didn't know how to upload the perfmon/report html file because either i'm dumb or the directions aren't very clear.

These are some of the errors i have been having. They seem to be pretty consistent after a crash.

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

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA8006C3B010
BCP2: FFFFF8801066323C
BCP4: 0000000000000004
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
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A:BSOD: problems with video card driver?


Start by reseating your graphics card; make sure it's in securely. If that doesn't work, do you have any other cards you could try? If you have onboard graphics, give them a try; if not, try to borrow a card from a friend.

There is a January 2011 version of your graphics drivers out; try uninstalling your current drivers in Device Manager, and then installing these ones: NVIDIA DRIVERS 266.58 WHQL

...Summary of the dumps:


Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Tue Feb 15 16:28:15.515 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:20.450
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dxgkrnl.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dxgkrnl.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+7b723c )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x116_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys
SystemProductName = System Product Name
Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Tue Feb 15 15:46:00.009 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:16.071
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dxgkrnl.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dxgkrnl.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to... Read more

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My pc will crash at random times sometimes just when surfing the internet and others when waking it from sleep it will show a BSOD. Almost every time this happens I get a message that says "your pc has recovered the video drivers" I have tried updating drivers and re-installing them and I still get this. Sometimes the pc will go for 2 weeks with out an error other times it is every 1-2 days. I have Attached the Diagnostics information from the tool. I do not know if the issues are related of not. Thanks for the help.

A:BSOD when sleeping with a video driver has been recovered

This is what the display is saying "Display driver igfx stopped responding and has successfully recovered."

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Hello all,

I'm new here so please bear with me. Recently I've been experiencing very frequent BSODs and I'm not sure what is the root cause so I need some help.

For starters, I've attached the required files after running the SF Diag Tool.

I'm running Win 7 Home Premium on an Asus U36JC laptop, which is about a year old.

I've made a few possibly related observations:

1. High chance of BSOD if I'm playing a video (either youtube or streaming client). A telltale sign is intermittent audio stuttering.

2. Shockwave flash plugin seems to be crashing on Chrome and Firefox a lot when I visit flash sites.

3. The spate of BSODs started to happen on and after 10th April 2012. I did a quick check to see what significant programs have been installed after this date, and they are:ASUS FancyStart ver 1.1.0
Asus ControlDeck ver 1.0.9
WinFlash 2.31.1
ASUS Virtual Camera ver 1.0.20
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17

Otherwise, there doesn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary. I hope someone can help me resolve this. Thank you in advance.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that not all crashes result in a BSOD. Some crashes happen in the midst of playing a video, with the audio stutter on loop. Some crashes are during seemingly random times when using different applications. I use this laptop for work so I don't do any gaming/graphic intensive stuff.

A:BSOD - possible video driver related crashes

Yes, several of the BSODs seems to be related to the graphics drivers, you need to update both the Intel driver and the Nvidia Driver.

fffff880`0740a000 fffff880`07ff4700 nvlddmkm Mon Sep 06 02:02:17 2010 (4C842F89)
fffff880`0823a000 fffff880`08c58b60 igdkmd64 Wed Aug 25 21:35:58 2010 (4C75709E)

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Here is my setup
Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2
Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz (2 CPUs)
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB(nv4_disp.dll Driver Version: 6.14.0011.6921)
when ever i try to load a DVD movie i get BSOD
STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0xBF296DD5, 0xA5961B04, 0x00000000)
nv4_disp.dll - address BF296DD5 base at BF012000, DateStamp 47567aa4

is what it says under tech info.

i have plenty of harddrive space left and running no other apps at the time other than media center or window midia player i tryed both same result.

A:Video card/driver Prob ( BSOD )

Any overclocking involved?


A google search for STOP 0x0000008E nv4_disp.dll brings up a lot on this stop error.

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So i've done the searches on here and google, but nothing jumps out at me as the problem.

While watching RecTV one day (i've used this MCE for 2 years with no problems) I got this blue screen of death. The computer kept restarting, and giving me this BSOD. I did a force update of software via device manager (browsing my computer for the files) and things seemed to work great, until I ran MCE (which opened fine) but anything with video crashed it with the BSOD. I went to nVidia's site (using the 8500GT) and downloaded their drivers, same thing, after restart everything loaded fine until messing with MCE (BSOD).

I'm confused as how to proceed. Reinstalling Vista is not an option, I have too much software invested in this system to start from scratch. Should I uninstall all the video card drivers and start from scratch there? (If so, what's the best way to do that?)

Any advice is appreciated,


A:BSOD - Graphics Driver (when watching video)

Please follow the instructions in the link below and post the results.


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hello i got the bsod and now its only letting me go into system repair mode. i use an hdmi cord since my lcd iscracked. have no money to replace it right now. my hdmi isnt working so i cant see my screen. my mouse and keyboard is working fine. can anyone direct me on how to do a system repair with no visuals pls thank you.

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? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7
? Is the OS an OEM version or full retail version? Full retail
? Age of system (hardware) 1.5 - 2 years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 5 - 6 months. I cannot consider it a *re* install when i had simply set it up using a new-at-the-time SSD.
? CPU Intel i3-2100
? Video Card AMD Radeon HD 7870
? MotherBoard Asus P8Z77-V
? Power Supply - brand & wattage Silverstone 600W
? System Manufacturer Custom built
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)

Laptop or Desktop? Desktop
So when this all started was a few days back. I updated my video drivers for reasons I don't remember, but i'm typically pretty good about being up to date so that was never an issue. After having done that I noticed that any time ANY form of internet browser page (Firefox is my browser of choice, but i also noted this on things such as the steam browser ingame. Any type of WEB page) my computer would "microstutter" (This is the best term i could find to describe it) The audio from a youtube video would be borderline slow motion and choppy, demonic even and my cursor would have a hard time keeping up with my input while this was happening. It would normally last about... 10 seconds until the "load" has been diminished. Then comes tonight. I've had it, and s... Read more

A:BSOD after Video card driver (?) problems

It appears to be the video driver causing the issue, if it should continue roll it back to the previous driver and wait until the next version of the ATI driver comes out to attempt a update.


Debug session time: Sat May 31 02:52:42.475 2014 (UTC - 4:00)
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Owner\Bsodapps\SysnativeBSODApps\053114-23556-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
System Uptime: 0 days 14:25:19.692
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+b12ac )
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff880110cc2ac, fffff88007dd93b0, 0}
Bugcheck code 0000003B
Arg1: 00000000c0000005, Exception code that caused the bugcheck
Arg2: fffff880110cc2ac, Address of the instruction which caused the bugcheck
Arg3: fffff88007dd93b0, Address of the context record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, zero.
PROCESS_NAME: firefox.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x3B_atikmdag+b12ac
MaxSpeed: 3100
CurrentSpeed: 3109
BiosVersion = 0404
BiosReleaseDate = 05/22/2012
SystemManufacturer = System manufacturer
SystemProductName = System Product Name

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Got an issue that I need help on,
I have a fairly recent install of windows 7 professional x64 and I am getting BSOD's and driver failures.

I will be playing a video game (any game) and I will get some artifacting for a few seconds then the monitor refreshes and the game continues with slightly messed up graphics. Once the artifacting happens a few more times It will BSOD or I end the process.

usually the error is 0x000000C4 but occasionally other errors. I did re-seat the graphics card and RAM and that held off the BSOD's for about 24 hours.

I don't think it is the card as it is less than six months old and the occurance of the problem is random, and from what I can read from the logs, it is nvidia and direct X related.

Multiple graphics driver re-installs have not fixed it, nor has a system restore.

I tried to upload the .dmp file but it wouldn't let me so it is in a .zip

A:BSOD / Driver failure in video games 0x000000C4

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa800acbd010, fffff8800fd6d630, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+ade630 )

Followup: MachineOwner

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

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa800acbd010, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
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Hi All,

I have this system on which i install the Nvidia video driver and the system gives me a BSOD 0x00000116. Failure caused due to dxgkrnl.sys and

I have installed windows 7 first on system and checked - Same Issue
Now I installed Windows Vista and still faces same issue.

Issue starts only after installing video driver.

After the BSOD comes up, i am unable to boot in windows normally and have to disable the video driver for me to boot in windows in the normal mode.

I work with Dell and this is my customer's system. Please Help me get this resolved.

Thanks in Advance !!!!


A:BSOD 0x00000116 After Nvidia Video Driver installation

Info on the STOP 0x116 error message: http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...eshooting.html

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I've got a problem with a friends computer.

It is a Dell Inspiron 1300 with Windows XP Home
It has a video card built into the mobo...default Dell graphics kind of thing.

Anyway I was working on the computer because it was slow. I disabled a lot of unnecessary items in msconfig startup, and uninstalled some unwanted software. Then I restarted, all was okay. I uninstalled some more software, such as AOL, and the AOL connectivity Assistant (or something like that), and it said I needed to restart in order to delete all temporary files.

We I restarted and while windows was loading (immediately after the boot screen with the scrolling bar) it gave me a Blue Screen of Death.

"A problem has been detected and windows has beend {fecal expression} down to prevent damage to your computer.

The video driver failed to initialize
the usual BSOD suggestions

Technical information:
*** STOP: 0x000000B4 (0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00050000)

I have tried all start up options including Safe Mode, Last known good config, etc. All result in the same error.

I have even tried a Windows Repair with the install disc. It copys the files over, then restarts after you take the disc out like normal, then when it should start the windows installer to finish the repair it hits the same error again.

Thanks for your help in advance.

A:BSOD loop: The video driver failed to initialize

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So recently i was having a lot of AMD driver issues and crashes while playing Dota 2 and some other games, Now over the past 3 days i have been getting BSOD crashes as well while playing games. This does not happen immediately in games, it appears to be random.

I reset all my BIOS settings just in case it was my overclock, but i had another this afternoon afterwards.

System specs:
-Windows 7 home premium x64 (Full retail)
-About 1 year old computer
-OS install about a year as well

Anything else you need to know just ask, I think I've done this right.

All help is appreciated

A:BSOD playing any video game after 2-4 AMD driver crashes

Related to atikmpag.sys AMD multi-vendor Miniport Driver from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. I would re-install the newest available.

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I rebuilt my PC with a bunch of new parts and am having some new problems. The problem that I was investigating was the failure of my Marvell 9120 Sata 3 ports on my Asrock P67 Extreme4 Gen3. The ports failed before my RAM overclock attempts, and I will try to include everything in a proper timeline.

New components into my formerly stable rebuild:

Seasonic 1000w Platinum, 4 additional hard drives (2 SSD), Startech 9128 PCI-e SATA card, Overclocked my GTX 480 SLI cards, overclocked my RAM.

Problems presented before RAM and GTX 480 OC, but after the new computer was checked for stability. GTX 480 cards were recently overclocked, but stable during hard gaming and high res mods in Skyrim.

My SATA 3 ports were dead, but I didn't make that determination until today. I wasn't sure if they had completely failed, or if it was a driver conflict with my new card, so I tried various BIOS settings to the onboard Marvell 9120 controller. During that time tinkering, my computer refused to boot after I set the onboard Marvell controller to "bootable". It would hang before the Windows animation took place, but after the Windows text showed up during boot.

I then tried to reset the BIOS setting to turn off the bootable Marvell option, but it still would not boot. It only booted after I reset my RAM to stock settings. I got into Windows and ran sfc /scannow and no errors were found, although Windows prompted me to try to repair startup, and failed ... Read more

A:[SOLVED] OCCT video driver crash, no BSOD

The Extreme 4 is a decent mainstream board, I use them and have 1 myself.
But it sounds like your trying to push it farther then it wants to go, there's a reason it's $90 and not $350.

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This all started a month or two ago when I was suddenly having hard locks during the first 2-10 minutes of playing Overwatch. Turns out it wasn't just Overwatch as it also happened a lot in Watch Dogs too. There was no consistency between lock ups. I could be playing for an hour earlier in the day, leave my computer on for awhile, start it back up later and it crashes then. After a restart, it would sometimes crash a second time.

I thought it was a software issue so I reinstalled. This seemed to fix that issue, but I did get another hard lock after about an hour of Watch Dogs. After the reset, I noticed my Audio Service stopped shortly after getting into windows. Thinking it was linked, I downgraded to an older more reliable version of my Logitech G930 drivers. That seemed to fix the audio issue.

The next day is when I ended up getting this BSOD. I think it's all linked to my CPU since it's old as dirt and up until about 6 months ago, I had a motherboard that would kill video cards by either giving too much voltage or too little. Wouldn't doubt that it might have done damage to the CPU.

If you can shed some light on what my problem is, thanks in advanced.

? OS - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista? Windows 10
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
? What was the original installed OS on the system? None
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Neither
? Approximate age of system (hardware) - 4+
? Appr... Read more

A:BSOD shortly after starting video games (Driver? CPU?)

Hi. . .

Please attach the SysnativeFileCollectionApp.zip file to your post.

I am unable to download it from Mediafire.

We allow ZIP files of 5 mb or less to be attached. If yours is >5 mb, take some files out and create a second zip file so that both are <5 mb in size.

Either that or use OneDrive - https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/

Thank you.

Regards. . .


NOTE: I am recovering from major surgery (double hip replacement) and may not be able to promptly reply to your thread. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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After doing things that keep the CPU at 100% for a while, my video driver crashes. When I watch youtube videos, the video just stays green. When I try to reload the video, my computer gets a BSOD.

Netbook: Lenovo x120e
RAM: 2x2gb DDR3
APU: AMD Fusion E-350
Windows 7 Professional x64
OS and system have been used for 6 months
current OS is the one that came with netbook but upgraded to professional

A:BSOD after video driver crashes. more info in post

All three dumps point to the same:

HTML Code:
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Sat Sep 10 05:51:47.533 2011 (UTC + 2:00)
System Uptime: 2 days 4:43:43.702
*** 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+72ec )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x116_IMAGE_atikmpag.sys
Bugcheck code 00000116
Arguments fffffa80`03c74010 fffff880`02c072ec 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002
BiosVersion = 8FET24WW (1.08 )
BiosReleaseDate = 02/17/2011
SystemManufacturer = LENOVO
SystemProductName = 0596CTO
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Mon Sep 5 23:16:55.306 2011 (UTC + 2:00)
System Uptime: 1 days 21:11:19.630
*** 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+72ec )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x116_IMAGE_atikmpag.sys
Bugcheck code 00000116
Arguments fffffa80`0469a4e0 fffff880`06a9a2ec 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002
BiosVersion = 8FET24WW (1.08 )
BiosReleaseDate = 02/17/2011
SystemManufact... Read more

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Hello. I built my computer, first time for me. Ever since I first started using it I have had BSOD and application crashes at seemingly random intervals. I can go a week with no problems, and then get several BSOD in a few hours. My video card fails every so often and applications will often momentarily freeze, then resume, before crashing. I hope I followed the instructions properly, I'm sure you'll let me know if you need anything else.


? OS - Windows 7
? 64 bit
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? I downloaded the OS, mounted it and booted from CD.
? Age of system (hardware)? 3-4 months
? Age of OS installation? 3-4 months

? CPU - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz

? Video Card - ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

? MotherBoard - ASRock P67 PRO3 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

? Power Supply - Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

? System Manufacturer - Myself.
? Don't think I have one, if I do let me know where to find it.

A:Constant BSOD, video display driver crashes. Please help.


I may be new here, but still trust me! Anyway, on with solving your issues!

If you are overclocking your system, please return all overclocked components to their stock speeds. If the BSOD's are found not to be caused by the overclock, you can re-overclock the components once we have finished the diagnostics


I'd recommend uninstalling these programs, they can cause issues.
Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility Public:Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility Public
Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\AsrAppCharger Public:Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\AsrAppCharger Public
Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\ASRock eXtreme Tuner Public:Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\ASRock eXtreme Tuner Public
Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\InstantBoot Public:Start Menu\Programs\ASRock Utility\InstantBoot Public
eXtreme Tuner is overclocking software and can lead to system instability and BSOD's.
Anti Virus?
I have noticed that you do not have an anti-virus product installed on your PC. Please install Microsoft Security Essentials and scan your PC. Then install and scan your computer with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. DO NOT START THE FREE TRIAL. This will remove any viruses you may have caught.
BSOD Analysis

The BSOD dumps you gave me do not give a definitive cause for your BSOD's.

As a result I recommend you check your hardware for issues. Please run Memtest86+ to check your RAM. Download ... Read more

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When I start my PC and goes to the login screen, my PC just stop responding and some blue flickering spots appear on my screen.
Then a BSOD shown up and said
"attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed"
This continue to happens when I reboot my PC.
I downloaded my video card driver from the Nvidia website so it's not a third-party driver.

Thanks for any help!

A:BSOD when starting my PC, should be caused by video card driver

Hi IvanS1069.

Update the display driver to the latest from Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers.

When done, Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark. Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark
Take a screenshot of the furmark window before closing it. Upload the screenshot for us. Also let us know if you have experienced any crash/BSOD and/or artifacts during the test.

Also report us for any further BSOD.

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My PC was recently upgraded to Win-8.1. When it started up, my video card drivers were reset from ATI Radeon 4300/4500 Series, to Microsoft Basic Adapter. Along with that my PC now has an unsightly array of black borders around my screen. If anyone would help me with what is wrong it would be greatly appreciated..

A:Black Border Problem / Reset Video Card Driver Problem

Install the AMD drivers for your video card. Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8

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I bought a brand new Inspiron 5559 at the beginning of summer and have been unable to use it due to constant BSOD issues. From the moment I turned it on for the first time I have been getting constant screen corruption, BSOD, flickering and freezing. Since buying, I have tried off and on again to find solutions on this forum and other forums and have not found anything that has worked.
I have reset the Windows 10 PC using the recovery software many times now and so long as I stick with the basic display adapter driver included with windows there are no crashes or problems. The moment I install any Intel graphics driver from Dell's site, Intel's site or Windows update the computer is no longer able to boot into windows. In fact, the computer cannot even complete initial driver installation before the blue screens start. BSOD starts halfway through intel driver installs and once this happens it will never again boot into windows. On several occasions during a system reset, if the computer is connected to the internet, the computer will BSOD before windows even finishes installing.

Every BSOD lists graphics_TDR_failure or video_schedule_internal_error.

I am needing this computer for school now which is why I have decided to post my issue here. Any help is appreciated as I need this fixed.

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I have a His Radeon 4850 and it seems like every time I go to install the latest updates, I get a BSOD after restarting. Am I not installing correctly or something? is there a link to the proper procedure I usually just download and install over the old. Thanks for all assistance.

A:BSOD after installing Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7

I found the directions.

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Hello. I've been having random BSOD's and video driver crashes when playing DotA 2 for about a week now. They happen mostly constantly every 5-10 minutes. Sometimes nothing happens for up to 30 minutes. I ran memtest but nothing came up. Happens only when playing DotA.

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I'm having a very strange BSOD. Here is what I can tell for sure.

1. System is dual boot with XP and Win7 pro.
2. Everything was working fine. I could boot to either OS.
3. I added the Windows 7 install to our domain.
4. I rebooted and BSOD 0x000000124.
5. I can boot to safe mode and from there if I strip off the nVidia drivers it will boot up fine. Unfortunately in immediately installs the drivers again once I reboot... BSOD.
6. I've tried every available nVidia driver for 7300 le. Default VGA drivers are not acceptable as I have 4 monitors to run off 2 cards and default VGA only gives acces to one card and one monitor.
7. I have spent 2 full days trying to find any sort of answer. There are a lot of issues with nVidia and Win7 BSOD. However, they usually seem to be after the PC boots and the user is in an application. My issue is on boot.
8. If I take it off the domain and remove the drivers, I can then reboot and install the nVidia drivers and they work fine. (Not acceptable as it needs to be on the domain.)

Any ideas on what to try? Or am I better off looking into an ATI chip graphics card to avoid more headaches with nVidia? If so does anyone have a suggestion on an equivalent ATI PCI-e card.

A:Video driver causing BSOD after adding device to domain

Apparently the issue only occurs when I have quad monitors set up. If I disconnect the monitors from the second card it will load drivers and boot perfectly. So I guess the question now becomes does anyone know of an issue that would cause Windows to BSOD on the second card intializing? Again, I'm thinking about just moving to ATI cards and using crossfireX to get all 4 monitors working.

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Just a few weeks ago i started getting random BSOD issues, what is strange is that it doesn't happen with all games, i can play World of Warcraft fine but games like Sims 3 and Counter Strike screw me over and also trying to update my graphics drivers makes me BSOD.

My knowledge when it comes to hardware/software is very limited, ill attach my minidump file.

EDIT: sorry, should add some specs

Processor: AMD Athlon ll X4 620 (not overclocked at all)

Manufacturer: ASUSTek Computer INC.
Model: M4N68T-M
Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 7025
Southbridge: NVIDIA nForce 630a

Memory: X2
Type: DDR3
Module Size: 2048 MBytes
Max Bandwidth: PC3-10700 (667 MHz)

Name: Radeon HD 5770
Code Name: RV840
Technology: 40nm
Clocks: Stock
Thanks if you took the time read and reply.

A:BSOD While starting games and updating video card driver

Stop 0x124 is a hardware error

If you are overclocking try resetting your processor to standard settings and see if that helps.

If you continue to get BSOD here are some more things you may want to consider.

This is usually heat related, defective hardware, memory or even processor though it is"possible" that it is driver related (rare).

Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.
Generic "Stop 0x124" Troubleshooting Strategy:

1) Ensure that none of the hardware components are overclocked. Hardware that is driven beyond its design specifications - by overclocking - can malfunction in unpredictable ways.
2) Ensure that the machine is adequately cooled.
If there is any doubt, open up the side of the PC case (be mindful of any relevant warranty conditions!) and point a mains fan squarely at the motherboard. That will rule out most (lack of) cooling issues.
3) Update all hardware-related drivers: video, sound, RAID (if any), NIC... anything that interacts with a piece of hardware.
It is good practice to run the latest drivers anyway.
4) Update the motherboard BIOS according to the manufacturer's instruct... Read more

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I was updating video driver for radeon 4750 through Steam and all of sudden I got a bsod.. should've wrote it down but instead I just tried to restart. It freezes during windows logo screen and when I try to boot on safe mode it gets stuck loading atipcie. Anyone know how to solve this problem? Thanks in advance!

A:BSOD during video driver update now windows wont boot.. help please!

Boot into System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair repeatedly. It should automate all fixes but if it doesn't solve your problem boot back into the Options menu to run System Restore to before the problem began.

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I hope this helps anyone else out there with a similar problem. I have an XPS 13 9350 and have been suffering greatly from strange happenings with my video, more specifically, or at least so I thought, with the Intel 520 chipset. The video was crashing and restarting constantly and I was getting many BSOD's with VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR and SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT HANDLED.
The only way I could run the computer was by disabling the video card (Control panel - Device Manager - Expand the Display Adapter - Right Click Intel HD Graphics - Disable) which allowed the computer to work OK but as I use graphics intensive software it was a big problem.
After reading a LOT of posts I thought it might have something to do with the BIOS update that I installed but when I followed the instructions to roll back the BIOS I could not find any that worked. In frustration I "chatted" to DELL tech support who claimed (of course) that they had never heard of such a problem and suggested I update to the latest Intel driver (which I already had) or update the BIOS which I also already had.
So I tried re-installing the BIOS from here http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=25F29&fileId=3551114498&osCode=WT64A&productCode=xps-13-9350-laptop&languageCode=en&categoryId=BI
When I ran the app the computer screen said "Restarting" and just sat there. This is common with my computer so normally I do a hard reset bu... Read more

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Whenever I play streaming video or audio my PC will crash with a BSOD. The error shown is "Driver IRQL Not Less Than Or Equal". Looking at the reports, it references ndis.sys as being the possible culprit.

From what I understand, this has to do with the driver for my network card which I have updated, but I continue to get the BSOD and error message.

Here are the details of my system:

Vista Home Premium SP2
HP E5300 Dual Core CPU @2.6GHZ p6110f
6.00 GB RAM
64 bit operating system
I have updated my graphics, audio, chipset and network drivers, yet I still have this problem.
Here is the detailed BugCheck/Dumpfile. Thanks so much for your help!

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.16384 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini011613-02.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: srv*C:\Windows\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6002 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 6002.18327.amd64fre.vistasp2_gdr.101014-0432
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`01e57000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0201bdd0
Debug session time: Wed Jan 16 13:18:08.284 2013 (UTC - 8:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:13:31.661
Loading Kernel Symbols
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A:BSOD Driver IRQL NOT LESS THAN OR EQUAL when playing streaming audio or video

Hello Amateurway,

You will no doubt receive a faster response if you post in BSOD, App Crashes And Hangs Forum.

Before posting, please read the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, Windows 7 & Vista sticky. After data collection, attach the zip file to your post.

Good luck.

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Need help from someone far wiser than I.

My system is a little long in the tooth, but has been working great for years without ANY issues.
Suddenly last week it started acting unstable and is crashing and BSODing multiple times a day.
There isn't a specific trigger to this, but it seems to happen most often when I'm on the internet w a lot of windows open. Then again, I spend the bulk of my time on the web when I'm on the computer so that could just be coincidental.

At first I thought I might have picked up a bug online somewhere so I checked for Malware.
I didn't see any unusual processes in task mgr, but usually a good first step in troubleshooting is running a few scans. So I ran a scan with Malware Bytes Pro & also w Trend Micro Housecall (Online) and the system came up clean. In addition, I use Eset Nod32 Antivirus and my log doesn't show anything unusual. So my system looks clean.

A few days ago I upgraded my video card to a GeForce GT 730.
I noticed that crashes were more frequently after this, so I downgraded back to my old card. However, the crashes kept happening so I put the new card back in and can't tell if they're any more or less frequent. My computer has ample power to drive the graphics card and I've installed the drivers as per the instruction in the manual without issue.

I also ran a sfc /scannow and windows didn't find any integrity violations.
So I'm stumped since I've never had this kind of issue before.
It either bluescreens and gives ... Read more

A:BSOD happening at Random Times - possibly Video Driver or Malware?

Hello and welcome Austin sorry for the wait mate just for starters there a few issues and we shall need to work through them in the meantime I would run these (in safe mode where you can) - they don't take long and eliminate something basic or simple.


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2

if no go then these




ADW download from bleeping computerdelete any rubbish found with the malware scans

(with ADW ifyou are running Kaspersky it will throw it up as malware just overrideKaspersky by ignoring it or disabling it for the duration of the scan)

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