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Random and very frequent BSODs during the past month

Q: Random and very frequent BSODs during the past month

I have been experiencing frequent - several times per day - crashes, for different reasons. Even had a failure while trying to register for this forum.

Any assistance greatly appreciated.

Crash log attached

Preferred Solution: Random and very frequent BSODs during the past month

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: Random and very frequent BSODs during the past month

Welcome to the forum cranburysquash,

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable!:-

PxHelp20.sys Sat Feb 3 03:23:57 2007 (45C3ABED)
Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs)
Driver Reference Table - PxHelp20.sys

LVUSBSta.sys Thu May 10 10:00:54 2007 (464298F6)
Logitech QuickCam
Driver Reference Table - LVUSBSta.sys

LV302V32.SYS Thu May 10 10:09:48 2007 (46429B0C)
Logicool Qcam
Driver Reference Table - LV302V32.SYS

FNETURPX.SYS Sat Oct 4 08:26:51 2008 (48E6D46B)
FNet Turbo HDD USB Driver - Also part of AsRock XFastUSB package
Driver Reference Table - FNETURPX.SYS

Rt86win7.sys Thu Feb 26 15:04:22 2009 (49A65B16)
Realtek NIC
Driver Reference Table - Rt86win7.sys

Perform a clean install of a driver following: How to Clean Left Over Driver Files with Driver Sweeper

netr61.sys Wed Apr 7 18:07:15 2010 (4BBC7573)
Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless adapter (you may have a different manufacturer)
Driver Reference Table - netr61.sys

Remove this software!!

AsrAppCharger.sys Fri Jun 11 12:37:02 2010 (4C11D98E)
ASRock App Charger Likely BSOD cause.
Driver Reference Table - AsrAppCharger.sys

Use Revo Uninstaller to uninstall stubborn software. Opt for Advance Mode while uninstalling which allows leftover registry removal:Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Reduce items at start-up: Startup Programs - Change

Perform a clean boot: Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Scan with Kaspersky TDSSKiller:Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller

ESET online scanner: Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET

Run a System file check (SFC): SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Run Disk Check on your Hard Drive(s): Disk Check

Check for heating issues using Speccy or HWmonitor

Upload a screen shot: Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

If this does not provide stability. Test RAM.

Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

The goal is to test all the RAM sticks and all the motherboard slots.

Check your motherboard manual to ensure the RAM sticks are in the recommended motherboard slots. Some motherboards have very specific slots required for the number of RAM sticks installed.

If you get errors, stop the test and continue with the next step.

1. Remove all but one stick of RAM from your computer (this will be RAM stick #1), and run Memtest86 again, for 7 passes.*Be sure to note the RAM stick, use a piece of tape with a number, and note the motherboard slot.
If this stick passes the test then go to step #3.

2. If RAM stick #1 has errors, repeat the test with RAM stick #2 in the same motherboard slot.*If RAM stick #2 passes, this indicates that RAM stick #1 may be bad. If you want to be absolutely sure, re-test RAM stick #1 in another known good slot.
*If RAM stick #2 has errors, this indicates another possible bad RAM stick, a possible motherboard slot failure or inadequate settings.
3. Test the next stick of RAM (stick #2) in the next motherboard slot.*If this RAM stick has errors repeat step #2 using a known good stick if possible, or another stick.
*If this RAM stick has no errors and both sticks failed in slot#1, test RAM stick #1 in this slot.
4. If you find a stick that passes the test, test it in all the other motherboard slots.

If Part 2 testing shows errors, and all tests in Part 3 show errors, you will need to test the RAM sticks in another computer and/or test other RAM in your computer to identify the problem.

In this way, you can identify whether it is a bad stick of RAM, a bad motherboard, or incompatibility between the sticks.

Errors are sometimes found after 8 passes.

Do this test overnight, before going to bed.


Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Tue Apr 15 20:17:29.002 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 12:16:05.261
BugCheck 50, {fc360218, 0, 829596e5, 0}
Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!GreUpdateSpriteVisRgn+6b )
PROCESS_NAME: scrnsave.scr
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Tue Apr 15 05:43:21.771 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:54:11.943
BugCheck D1, {d, 2, 0, 999dc85a}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr61.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr61.sys
Probably caused by : nwifi.sys ( nwifi!Dot11GetSenderAddr+8 )
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Mon Apr 14 20:41:24.154 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 15:05:17.426
BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, 83074188}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiUnlinkWaitBlocks+41 )
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Mon Apr 14 05:38:20.669 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:16:44.841
BugCheck 1000007F, {8, 801c8000, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!SwapContext_PatchFxe+47 )
PROCESS_NAME: uTorrent.exe
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Mon Apr 14 02:20:29.867 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:32:09.039
BugCheck 1A, {41284, f72d001, 8867, c0402000}
Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!SURFACE::bDeleteSurface+291 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_41284
PROCESS_NAME: iTunes.exe
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Sun Apr 13 15:31:47.422 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 18:38:31.819
BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 0, 88023c3c, 0}
Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Sat Apr 12 05:00:13.963 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:54:37.135
BugCheck 19, {20, aa3a0838, aa3a0938, a200065}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for MpFilter.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for MpFilter.sys
Probably caused by : luafv.sys ( luafv!LuafvNormalizeNameComponentEx+bb )
PROCESS_NAME: MediaServer.ex
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Fri Apr 11 20:37:22.384 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 23:57:08.556
BugCheck C5, {4, 2, 1, 8312b8b7}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for cfosspeed6.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for cfosspeed6.sys
Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+2c7 )
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Thu Apr 10 20:39:57.299 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 11:38:31.616
BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 832636ea, c76bb954, 0}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Rt86win7.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Rt86win7.sys
Probably caused by : tcpip.sys ( tcpip!WfpAleTokenCleanupWorkQueueRoutine+21 )
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
Built by: 7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Debug session time: Wed Apr 9 18:38:29.065 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 1 days 16:07:37.631
BugCheck 19, {3, 858167f8, 858167f8, 858163f8}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExAllocatePoolWithTag+664 )
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe

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Hi, for the past month or so, I've been dealing with random BSODs on my windows 7 laptop (Sager NP4658), can someone tell me what's causing them?  I've attached the dump files from the last month to this post.
I've already done a chkdsk which found no corruptions, SFC 'did not find any integrity violations', and verifier.exe (only tested all non-microsoft drivers) found no problems.

A:Frequent BSODs for the past month

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum):  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/ Out of 7 memory dumps there were 6 different BSOD error codes.  The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things (the list is not in any sort of order):- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.- dirt/dust/hair/fur/crud inside the case.  Blow out the case/vents with canned air (DO NOT use an air compressor or vacuum as they can cause damage to the system)- missing Windows Updates- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers), older systems, or even pirated systems- low-level driver problems- or even malware (scanned for when we ask for hardware diagnostics from http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html or http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html ).Please get a head start on the hardware diagnostics - they are located here:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.htmlDaemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Windows systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although I have ... Read more

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For only the past month, I've been having BSODs on my 5 month old self assembled computer. All of which occur during gaming. For the first two BSODs, I thought it was due to my undervolting of the CPU (which had been stable for months), so I reset that to factory settings. Unfortunately, I'm hit with a brand new error this last time (dxgmms1.sys as opposed to whea_uncorrectable_error). I'm at a loss as to what may be the cause and have no experience evaluating dmp files, so I figure the bright people of this forum can lend a brain.

A:BSODs the past month

Hi Tonney & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-
An exception happened while executing a system service routine.

7: kd> u dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::DestroyAllocation+0x43
fffff800`194ae9a7 493901 cmp qword ptr [r9],rax
fffff800`194ae9aa 7533 jne dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::DestroyAllocation+0x7b (fffff800`194ae9df)
fffff800`194ae9ac 4d8911 mov qword ptr [r9],r10
fffff800`194ae9af 488bd6 mov rdx,rsi
fffff800`194ae9b2 488bcd mov rcx,rbp
fffff800`194ae9b5 4d894a08 mov qword ptr [r10+8],r9
fffff800`194ae9b9 e8b2010000 call dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::DestroyOneAllocation (fffff800`194aeb70)
fffff800`194ae9be 483bfb cmp rdi,rbx

So, the DirectX was destroying the allocations which caused the system to crash.


7: kd> .cxr 0xffffd00022329780
rax=ffffc000226c65c8 rbx=ffffc0002d354dc0 rcx=ffffe0004e9c5000
rdx=ffffc00029da9b30 rsi=ffffc00029da9b30 rdi=ffffc0002d354dc0
rip=fffff800194ae9a7 rsp=ffffd0002232a1b0 rbp=ffffe0004e9c5000
r8=ffffc000226c6440 r9=ffff40002d354dc0 r10=ffffc0002d354dc0
r11=7ffffffffffffffc r12=0000000000000000 r13=ffffc0002ef75010
r14=ffffe000470ffb01 r15=ffffc0002ef75040
iopl=0 nv up ei pl zr na po nc
cs=0010 ss=0018 ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b ... Read more

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About a month ago I had this thread going:

Then the system stabilized. Now I am receiving daily blue screens again. The most frequent is 0x000001a Memory Management. Info attached.

Please help.

A:Frequent BSODs last month, then stopped, now re-occuring

Quote: Originally Posted by mcutugno

About a month ago I had this thread going:

Then the system stabilized. Now I am receiving daily blue screens again. The most frequent is 0x000001a Memory Management. Info attached.

Please help.

Caused by your wlite.exe (xp webcam driver) and some really old drivers

Update these

SiWinAcc.sys 11/1/2004 3:23:29 PM fffff880`01345000 fffff880`0134f000 0x0000a000 0x41868d31
secdrv.SYS 9/13/2006 9:18:38 AM fffff880`057a8000 fffff880`057b3000 0x0000b000 0x4508052e
SiRemFil.sys 10/18/2006 6:20:39 PM fffff880`01b9c000 fffff880`01ba4000 0x00008000 0x4536a8b7
LVUSBS64.sys 5/11/2007 8:01:20 PM fffff880`04871000 fffff880`0487b900 0x0000a900 0x464503d0
Si3114r5.sys 4/24/2008 2:20:08 AM fffff880`01000000 fffff880`01052000 0x00052000 0x48102698
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).
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Windows 7 x64 (Original OS)
Hardware is about 5-6 years old
OS installation is less than a year old
This is the third time I've re-installed the OS

AMD Athlon II P360 Dual-Core @ 2.3GHz
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250

Laptop - HP Pavilion G6 (Don't have the exact model number, as the label has worn off)
As stated in the thread title, I've had a number of BSODs over the last couple of hours. The only activity has been downloading Steam games and web browsing. The laptop itself has been on its last legs for a while now, so I'm not surprised by this, but it will be a few months before I can get a new system and I'd like to have reasonable stability until then. Note that as I type this it has been a fairly long while since the last BSOD and the error is one I've had before in isolated crashes, so it may just be the laptop throwing a fit as it likes to do every month or so. I'll update the post if I see any more crashes in the next couple of days.

I assume this is covered in the attached files, but in case it isn't, this was the report given at the last restart:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000044
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF880068E78C1
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
Many thanks in advance!

A:Frequent BSODs over the past few hours

Hi -

Update your Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter driver. It pre-dates Windows 7 -

athrx.sys Tue Jun 09 14:06:49 2009 (4A2EA4B9)

Also, system reports show only 2 Windows Updates installed. There should be in excess of 200.

Regards. . .




Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.3.9600.16384 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\AppData\Local\Temp\Temp1_SysnativeFileCollectionApp.zip\032215-22074-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

************* Symbol Path validation summary **************
Response Time (ms) Location
Deferred SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.17514.amd64fre.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02c68000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02eade90
Debug session time: Sun Mar 22 21:59:51.190 2015 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 2 days 21:33:43.371
Loading Kernel Symbols
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Hello all. Since around the middle of October, I have suddenly been receiving BSODs, mostly DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, or IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. I have collected the necessary files and will upload them, with one caveat - I cleaned out the dump files a week or so ago, so I only have a few. After trolling forums for a bit, I did a few self diagnostics such as updating drivers, and that seems to have reduced the frequency. I was getting them at least once a day, but after updating the Razer Synapse program by cleanly uninstalling and reinstalling, I was able to knock a lot of it out.

I updated to Windows 10 basically the day it was released, and have not really had any problems up until this point. I generally use this computer for gaming, but it does also serve as a home office PC as well. I am very careful as to what files I will allow on my PC, and I have run multiple virus scans/Windows Defender scans. The only thing that I have seen it pick up is a false positive on Oblivion.exe (game) due to modding the EXE to be LAA. Other than that it is clean.

I also ran SeaTools, and that came back clear. I have not run chkdsk yet, but will probably run that if necessary. The only new hardware that I can recall adding in the past few months would be the Microsoft Xbox One Wireless Adapter, back near the end of October/beginning of November.

Please let m know ou need any additional information.

A:Receiving frequent BSODs in the past few months

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Hi all. My Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop has been suffering from multiple BSOD crashes recently. Some observations:

- The laptop will often go for days without crashing, but then crash multiple times within minutes.

- Lots of crashes do not generate dump files and simply restart the computer or display glitched graphics and freeze

- BSOD crashes are often preempted by glitched graphics displaying on the screen briefly.

- BSOD crashes often, but not always, happen after slightly adjusting the position of the laptop

- BSODs most often happen when browsing the web (i.e. in Chrome) but have also happened while playing games and shortly after booting.

- I ran chkdsk last night on the laptop. It stayed at 29% forever then went straight to 100% and then the computer suffered a BSOD on the login screen almost immediately afterwards.

- I ran memtest86+ for one pass without any errors earlier (I'll go for longer if advised)

- BSOD error codes are broken down as follows:
Often memory_corruption or the NT kernel are blamed for the BSOD's in Windbg (there was one caused by a Norton driver, one by an Atheros Wireless Network Driver, according to WinDbg)

OS: Windows 8.1 x64. Windows 8 was initially installed and then w... Read more

A:Lots of Random BSOD Crashes in the Past Month


It seems like issue with one of the drivers, have you recently added/changed any hardware on your laptop?
Also may I know which Norton product/version are you running?

Norton Support

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I have a x64 system.

Retail copy of Windows 7 Ultimate.

My system's age is about 3-4 years.
I have reinstalled the OS 1 year ago.

I got BSODs watching clips on youtube, while i was listening music in winamp and when i tried to connect my Sony w660 to my computer.

Thank you for your time and please help me!

P.S Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 folder is attached. Also, the perfmon / raport file is attached as well.

A:3 random BSODs this month

Search the web for CL07.exe fix... it shows to be a rootkit infection....

28.10.2011 12:31 Application Error Faulting application name: CL07.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x45e0a63e
Faulting module name: CL07.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x45e0a63e
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x001872ef
Faulting process id: 0x1290
Faulting application start time: 0x01cc956d3597f176
Faulting application path: E:\Games\UCL\CL07.exe
Faulting module path: E:\Games\UCL\CL07.exe
Report Id: c6ffa42c-0160-11e1-bd0b-95bf8b4fa10d

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I have a refurb Acer Aspire laptop that I use lightly -- no gaming, mostly just surfing and word processing.

I'm not sure what was going on when each crash happened, but it's possible I had a lot of windows and programs running at once.

I think the code was 0xa00001. There might have been more zeroes than that.

I've read much of this thread, and you guys are amazing.

A:3 BSODs in 1 Month, Seemingly Random

Please fill in your system specsPlease go to this site and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely.How to fill in your system specs:

We'll need your system specs for possible solutions for this crash.

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Hi all,


Am having a custom-built PC that worked just great for the last 6 months. Then I started getting random issues (BSODs, mouse-keyboard freeze, computer fails to shut-dowm after OS shutting down). For the past two weeks now, the issues are getting more and more frequent. No significant changes were made to the hardware or software. Have run UltimateBootCD scans, removed almost all hardware except bare bones CPU, Mobo, nVidia graphcis card, memory, PS/2 keyboard and mouse, and power supply, plus fresh install of Vista SP1 32 bit/WinXP Pro with/without any third-party drivers. Once a freeze happens, it is a lot faster to happen again even after a fresh reboot. Freeze happens with bootable CD programs also = (that;s why I did not list HDD and DVD drive into the bare bones list above -- if I have one of the two, I can start the system, and issues happen).

Here's the current configuration (see more freezes here than BSODs):
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz
Abit Fatal1ty FP-IN9 motherboard. No overclocking.
2 GB RAM (passes UltimateBootCD tests)
EVGA 8500 GT PCI-x graphics card
Antec EarthWatts 650W power supply
Plain old PS/2 keyboard and mouse. USB mouse also has same results.
Vista SP1 32-bit (with and without latest updates). Also tested WinXP SP2 Pro, same issues. Also bootable CDs result in the same issues.

Prior, original configuration (more BSODs than freezes)
4 GB RAM (passes UltimateBootCD tests, Windows Mem diags tests)
Tw... Read more

A:Random BSODs, freezes, six-month old system

Found some place online to try disabling EIST and C1E CPU settings in bios. Did that, problems still exist.

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So that's it. I've been having random BSODs for a month now. I used Bluescreenview and it accused halmacpi.dll and ntkrnlpa.exe to be causing the problem but I couldn't find much information about them on the internet.

I even reinstalled windows but after a while it started BSODing again.

It seems to be video card related cause I read about someone having a similar problem so I uninstalled ATI Catalyst and the BSODs decreased in how often they appear but it hasn't solved the problem.

Could anyone help me with this one?

Tks in advance.

A:Random BSODs for a month, 0x000000a and 0x100008e

BugCheck A, {c0120098, 2, 1, 82cf648e}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiIdentifyPfn+1ed )

Usual causes: Kernel mode driver, System Service, BIOS, Windows, Virus scanner, Backup tool, compatibility
memory_corruption doesn't necessary mean that a RAM module is faulty, it can also point to a object which corrupted the RAM at the time of the crash, for instance a corrupted driver or program. Paging files and the CPU caches can also be causes.

Follow these steps -

Test for any corrupted drivers, by running Driver Verifier for least 24 hours, stop the test if a BSOD occurs before this time frame. Driver Verifier will place stress on the drivers within your system, which will cause corrupted drivers to crash and hopefully be pinpointed.Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
More Help and Information with Driver Verifier - Using Driver Verifier to identify issues with Drivers

Memory:RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run Memtest86+ for least 7-8 passes, and preferably overnight as it can take a while to fully complete.

Test each RAM stick individually, if an error is found then move the same RAM stick into the next DIMM slot and test again, if errors are found for the same RAM stick in every available slot then you have a faulty RAM module. On the other hand, if no errors are found in the next slot or the other slots for the same RAM module, then you have a faulty DIMM slot.

Test each RAM stick and every motherboard DIMM slot available.
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So this issue started about 3-4 days ago, but I have had problems prior to that, just with much less frequency.

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

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

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

Attached below are the logs.

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

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

Hi Sarevok9 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

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

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

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80149f202a6, ffffd000d3a5b3f8, ffffd000d3a5ac00}

PROCESS_NAME: chrome.exe



FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: AV_nt!MiDemoteCombinedPte

MaxSpeed: 3500

CurrentSpeed: 3606

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

BIOS Version 1402

BIOS Release Date 03/21/2014

Manufacturer System manufacturer

Product Name System Product Name


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

**************************Mon Jul 21 00:07:23.611 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
HECIx64.sys Tue Jul 3 03:44:58 2012 (4FF21D62)
lvrs64.sys Tue Oct 23 07:41:24 2012 (5085FCCC)
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Hi there, I've been having problems with an inherited computer recently, I got it after the owner said they were experiencing problems and the repair guys estimated it would cost as much as a computer to fix so they bought a new one.

I think this was just a case of lazyness by the repair guys so I took it home and tried to start it. it wouldn't boot into windows so formated I loaded windows 7 U 66 and boom it worked.

Now I've had a few BSODS on it and updated what I could with different websites from microsoft and HP I can't figure out what is causing it
ranging from "irql not less or equal" to "fage fault in non paged area" and "bad pool header"

Any Ideas?

A:Multiple Bsods over the past month mainly "irql not less or equal"

Please run a SFC.
{Option 2}

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Computer was bought already assembled in the shop, BSOD happens randomly once in a month.
OS Windows 7 Home Basic x64.

A:random BSODs once in a month, error code 0x44

The crashes are related to your Smb 2.0 Server driver. I wonder whether Symantec is the cause. I see it is the antivirus you are using, and server based issues can be due to conflicts with security software. Try contacting Symantec and seeing if they have seen problems related to the Smb 2.0 Server driver before.

Also, there are some hotfixes available through support.microsoft.com related to Smb 2.0 Server driver. I am unable to access any right now to determine which might help because support.microsoft.com seems to be down temporarily. I will try to find the links later after you contact Symantec. You may even want to mention the hotfixes to Symantec to see if they know about them. Maybe they can help you through support to get the hotfixes installed.

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Hi! I'm new to this forum, so I'll try the best I can to provide all the necessary information.

Recently, I've been getting a BSOD quite often, at least 5 times today.

The file it says toward the bottom of the screen is NETwNs64.sys, and it says DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. . The only things I have up normally are Firefox and Sticky Notes. Sometimes, I'll have Thunderbird and iTunes up, but it has bluescreened without those up before.

I have a Lenovo X201 Tablet, and I recently updated my system using the built-in Lenovo Updates and Drivers. I believe this is probably when it started.

Thanks again for helping me out! =)

Windows 7 x6:4-bit - Original OS, came preinstalled
I got the laptop in February 2011.
Lenovo X201 Tablet, 4GB of Ram, 500GB Hard drive
Intel Core-i7 Processor
Model Number: 0831CTO

I've attached the BSOD files below that the Sticky told me to attach =)

If I've left out any important info, just ask! =) Thanks again!

A:Random Frequent BSODs

Also, that should say x64 bit not x6:4. =)

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Motherboard: ASUS P5QL/EPU
RAM : 8GB DDR2-1066 GSkill PC8500
Video: nVidia GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone GDDR5 1GB
2 HDD: WD Black Cavilier 1TB and a Seagate 2TB
Windows Ultimate x64

started geting these random crashes about the same time my older HDD 120 IDE went out. Which is when the Seagate came in. I thought I had it narrowed to my ram when one chip would crash more frequently than the other, so I ran on 1 stick of 2GB 800 for a week much more stable. Only crashed twice. Untill I replaced them all with the new GSkill 8GB (4 x2GB) still crashing. I ran memtest on all the ram together and seperately and in diffrent slots, and comes out clean after several passes every time no errors. Also ran HDD scans which also came clean and checked all SATA cables and other connections. The pc will reboot and back to desktop with no problem. Only a message saying windows didnt poperly shut down.
Also sometimes it doesnt BSOD only hard freeze on whatever image happens to be there.

Typicaly crashes while looking through pictures, burning a cd, sitting idle @desktop or watching a movie. Usually does not crash while playing games though happens sometimes much less often. (Counter-Strike: Source, Dead Island, Battlefield 3, Team Fortress 2, Black Ops)

A:Different, Frequent, and Random BSODs

Quote: Originally Posted by SkinnyMan

Motherboard: ASUS P5QL/EPU
RAM : 8GB DDR2-1066 GSkill PC8500
Video: nVidia GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone GDDR5 1GB
2 HDD: WD Black Cavilier 1TB and a Seagate 2TB
Windows Ultimate x64

started geting these random crashes about the same time my older HDD 120 IDE went out. Which is when the Seagate came in. I thought I had it narrowed to my ram when one chip would crash more frequently than the other, so I ran on 1 stick of 2GB 800 for a week much more stable. Only crashed twice. Untill I replaced them all with the new GSkill 8GB (4 x2GB) still crashing. I ran memtest on all the ram together and seperately and in diffrent slots, and comes out clean after several passes every time no errors. Also ran HDD scans which also came clean and checked all SATA cables and other connections. The pc will reboot and back to desktop with no problem. Only a message saying windows didnt poperly shut down.
Also sometimes it doesnt BSOD only hard freeze on whatever image happens to be there.

Typicaly crashes while looking through pictures, burning a cd, sitting idle @desktop or watching a movie. Usually does not crash while playing games though happens sometimes much less often. (Counter-Strike: Source, Dead Island, Battlefield 3, Team Fortress 2, Black Ops)

Lets start here

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.

Please visit this link: ASUS teK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and... Read more

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Hello Lately I have been getting BSODs on my PC at random times. Using chrome browser, leaving pc idle, checking mail etc. and sometimes it seems fine with no BSODs for a couple days.

I have run avast virus scan and malwarebytes full scan with nothing coming up. But lately it seems my PC fan is always running and louder. I don't know too much about PCs, but here is a pic of the temps of my harware componenets on speccy program, with no open programs and it seems the cpu is a little warm.
I don't know if this will help, but here is the windows 7 report of the BSOD:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP2: FFFFF88006C92D7B
BCP3: FFFFF88006E938D8
BCP4: FFFFF88006E93130
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:

Thanks for any help

A:Random BSODs that are becoming more frequent

your K9 parental web filter caused the crash, uninstall the program and see if the BSODs stop.

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Originally in Win 7 virtual machine, transfered to hard metal
OEM version, from Bizspark program
Hardware approximately 6 years old, DIY build
Age of OS installation, approx 3 years since transferred from virtual machine
CPU: Intel Duo 6700 @ 2.66 GHz 775 4M R
Video: ATI Radeon X1950
Mobo: ASUS P5W Deluxe
Power Supply: Seasonic SS-550HT 550W RT
2 Seagate 500G|ST 16 MSATA2 ST3500630AS (Raid 0, boot drive)
1 Western Digital WD1001FALS-00E3A0 ATA (Sata I believe)

BSODs seem to be getting more and more frequent. Need to stabilize soon or build a new system which I really can't afford at the moment. Prefer to replace any bad component if indicated. Thanks VERY much in advance for your insights!


A:Random Frequent Win 7 64 bit bsods


Various attached DMP files:


The IO manager has caught a misbehaving driver.

The driver it caught in violation was - atdcm64a.sys (ATI DSM Dynamic Driver).

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.


This indicates that a kernel-mode program generated an exception which the error handler did not catch.

It's faulting NETIO.sys which is the Network I/O Subsystem. When we see network related crashes like this it's caused by one of two things:

1. Network drivers need to be updated.

2. 3rd party antivirus or firewall software causing conflicts.

Remove and replace avast! with Microsoft Security Essentials for temporary troubleshooting purposes:

avast! removal tool - avast! Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for avast! Removal

MSE - Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows



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There isnt a link between the message, though most of them are paged found in non-paged area or something.

Uploaded are some minidumps, please tell me what else you experts need :)

A:random BSODs, getting more frequent

I need a full report

Please run these tests and report back the results
1. Memtest86 - Run for 7-8 passes - RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Forums
2. Prime95 - Run all three tests for 3-4 hours each or until fail - Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95 - Windows 7 Forums
3. Hard drive scan usings SeaTools - SeaTools for Windows | Seagate - Both long and short tests

dtsoftbus01.sys Mon Oct 17 08:12:30 2011 (4E9C1BAE)
Remove Daemon Tools. It was blamed in a couple crashes



Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Fri Feb 10 06:20:38.369 2012 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:48:48.430
Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsFindPrefixHashEntry+1fe )
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x24_Ntfs!NtfsFindPrefixHashEntry+1fe
BiosReleaseDate = 09/26/2011
SystemManufacturer = ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
SystemProductName = K43SA
CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz"
MaxSpeed: 2200
CurrentSpeed: 2195
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-... Read more

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Hi Everyone,

i have built a new computer in the past 6 months and get frequent random BSoDs and it drives me nuts!! these are random and can happen under idle or while listeningto music, theres no one thing that triggers it, the errors are varied from MEMORY_MANAGMENT, BAD_POOL_HEADER, SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EWUAL, PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_AGED_ARE etc etc. and usually has NTOSKRNL as the driver causing it. I have tried a few things so far witch include

Swapping out GFX card, PSU, motherboard, Removed all other PCI cards, Reinstalled windows (a few times) Run 1 stick of ram untill it failed and the the other stick witch also failed, run memtest for about 30 passes with no errors, ran hard drive diagnostics and passed all tests, manually set ram timings (8-8-8-24) and voltage (1.5v)


MB - ASUS M4A79T Deluxe (has been replaced once)
CPU - AMD Phenom ii 965 BE (125w revision)
RAM - GSKILL ripjaws 4GB dual channel kit PC10666 DDR3
GFX- ATI Radeon 5850 ( also tried anvidia card)
HDDs - 2x samsung spinpoint 1TB F3s (tried installing OS on both)
OS- Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64
PSU- Antec TruePower TP-650 650W ATX Power Supply Unit

Next step - I am going to try an IDE hard drive on a fresh install of windows (again sigh) and manually set the Vcore voltage

This has been about 6 months worth of troubleshooting and trying various things to no avail, have spent a fair amount on this system and i just want to g... Read more


Please follow the instructions below:


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I have a problem with random BSODs that happen both frequently and infrequently. Lastnight I had it happen about 8 times within an hour before I got mad and shut off my computer. But like now, I have been running stable for close to 30 minutes. It seems to happen multiple times even when my computer is idle. It originally started with computer hangs (about 30-45 seconds) that I was not able to figure out. I tried to do Windows updates which is when the BSODs started. Here is a little bit from mini-dumps which I'm not experienced enough to track back yet. Any help is greatly appreciated!

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe
Followup: MachineOwner
3: kd> kL
Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
fffff880`03b4be38 fffff800`03057822 nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`03b4be40 fffff800`03003e0b nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+0x92
fffff880`03b4be80 fffff800`02f82f04 nt! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+0x176e6
fffff880`03b4bed0 fffff800`02ccf253 nt!NtTerminateProcess+0xf4
fffff880`03b4bf50 fffff800`02ccb810 nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x13
fffff880`03b4c0e8 fffff800`02d1ab7f nt!KiServiceLinkage
fffff880`03b4c0f0 fffff800`02ccf642 nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x488a4
fffff880`03b4c900 fffff800`02cce1ba nt!KiExceptionDispatch+0xc2
fffff880`03b4cae0 00000000`77618e3d nt!KiPageFault+0x23a
00000000`00a50c60 00000000`00000000 0x77618e3d

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe
Followup: MachineOwner
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A:Random and frequent BSODs

Hi Entombed.

you are getting all stop 0xF4, and it is storage related.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa80061adb30, fffffa80061ade10, fffff80002f94460}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
► Do check the Storage Devices.
Update your SSD's Firmware
Reseat the sata and power.
Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
But I am suspecting some other things there, too.

► Scan the system for possible virus infection.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Let us know the results.

BTW, dont you use any antivirus?

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Hi folks.

I've got a 6-month old OEM, original install of Win7 X64. Until a couple of weeks ago it was stable: no BSODs. Then there was one. Now I'm lucky if I can get through a session without one. They seem to be of random types, according to windbg, though there have been a number of ones pointing at amdppm.sys. They seem to be more frequent if the machine is busier.

I don't recall installing anything in particular around the time that it started.

I've tried uninstalling a bunch of unused programs, and my old scanner. I've uninstalled the anti-virus program I was using (avast free) and installing Microsoft Security Essentials instead. I've tried runing Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, with a clean report (when I don't get a random BSOD).

I'm getting to the point of considering re-installing Win7, but ideally I'd like to figure out what causes this so I can avoid it in future.

A:frequent random BSODs

No memory dumps in this upload, please do the following:

Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service . I recommend Windows Live SkyDrive - http://skydrive.live.com or another free, file-hosting service. Then post the link to it in your topic so that we can download it.

Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

The BSOD's noted in the MSINFO32 file aren't very helpful. I'd suggest trying Driver Verifier according to these instructions:

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it... Read more

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Hi guys,

Let me just start out by saying that my understanding of the technical side of computers is really, really limited, so go easy on me!

Basically, I'm posting because over the past week or so I've been getting BSODs fairly regularly. My Acer laptop is about 1.5 years old, and to be honest it was never that great because not that long after getting it I used to get occasional, yet persistent, BSODs. I used to ignore it because they didn't occur often enough to be more than a minor annoyance. About a month ago I thought I got a virus on my laptop. In hindsight, I'm not so sure there actually was a virus, but nevertheless I got my entire laptop wiped (luckily I'd backed everything up); when I told the guy who did it that I used to get occasional BSODs, he assured me that wiping the laptop would fix it.

Unfortunately, whilst I barely got any BSODs after the wipe, in the past week or so they've become far more common. Just the other day I got 3 in less than an hour (though lucklily it's not been that bad since). The BSOD comes and goes too quickly for me to properly take in what it says, but it usually says something about MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. As far as I can tell, it tends to happen randomly. Here are the problem details from the latest one I got about half an hour ago (not sure if this is the same as other problem details I've received):


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A:Random, Frequent BSODs

Welcome to the forum.
firstly check out this for instructions in helping us find the problem.
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

secondly a blue screen that is software related will not get solved if you format the computer and then install the same drivers that came with the laptop (which is what I bet the person who helped you did.. not too helpful im affraid).

thirdly head over to acers website and locate the downloads page. there fill out the drop down boxes to match your laptop/os and then download and install all the latest drivers.

then see how it goes, if you dont get any bsod then hey its fixed. if you continue we need to go from there.

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Just browsing the internet and listening to music each time.

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 OEM
Only hardware changes are installed a new sound card a few weeks ago (Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD), and just got a new keyboard (Ducky Shining).

Attached is a zip containing a bluescreenview report, the perfmon report and the Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 folder.

Hopefully someone has an idea what is going on.

A:3 random bsods the past few days

Problem Devices:
ATI High Definition Audio Device HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_1002&DEV_AA01&SUBSYS_00AA0100&REV_1002\5&16205E24&0&0001 This device is disabled.
ATI High Definition Audio Device HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_1002&DEV_AA01&SUBSYS_00AA0100&REV_1002\5&84473A4&0&0001 This device is disabled.
High Definition Audio Device HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0892&SUBSYS_104383C0&REV_1003\4&1DDE902D&0&0001 This device is disabled.
Were you aware of the above? If so, please explain your troubleshooting steps.
Problematic Software:
Start Menu\Programs\AMD\OverDrive Public:Start Menu\Programs\AMD\OverDrive Public
Start Menu\Programs\ASUS\ASUSUpdate Public:Start Menu\Programs\ASUS\ASUSUpdate Public
Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner GOD-PC\GOD:Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner GOD-PC\GOD
Start Menu\Programs\SlimDrivers Public:Start Menu\Programs\SlimDrivers Public
We do not recommend automated driver update software. It often finds drivers for devices similar to but not exactly the same as the hardware actually on the system. This can lead to conflicts and blue screen crashes. If you need help finding driver updates for a certain device, please start a thread in Drivers - Windows 7 Forums instead of using software. Driver updates are not always necessary and some updates can actually decrease system stability rather than increase it, so it is usually better not to update unless a device o... Read more

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here's my crash dump.
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If a kernel debugger is available get the stack backtrace.
Arg1: fffffa7fffd02fd0, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, bitfield :
bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
bit 3 : value 0 = not an execute operation, 1 = execute operation (only on chips which support this level of status)
Arg4: fffff800030f6a9c, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:

***** Kernel symbols are WRONG. Please fix symbols to do analysis.

*** ***
*** ***
*** Your debugger is not using the correct symbols ***
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A:Getting frequent and seemingly random BSODs

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:


* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:


* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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Hey, I keep getting random BSoDs. It usually happens either shortly after I cold-boot, or several hours later when I'm idling while doing homework somewhere else or something. The error codes and system files in question are not consistent.

They used to happen once every few weeks, but they've been getting more frequent; at least once a day, usually twice, occasionally three times. It seemed to start happening much more often after I upgraded my gfx card from a 9800 GT to a GTX 460.

Since the BSoDs started, I've upgraded every single piece of hardware in my system except for the following:PSU

I have a new PSU coming in the mail... gotta narrow it down I guess :P I'm inclined to believe it's a power issue, but only barely.

Memtest passed on these sticks of RAM.

Speccy stuff:
- Windows 7 Professional x64, student license from school
- PSU, RAM, Mobo, CPU are about two years old
- SSD is 8 months old, HDD is 2 months old, GPU is 4 months old
- Last reformat was 8 months ago (with SSD purchase)

Dumpy stuff is attached.

A:Frequent, random BSoDs for over a year

Hello JeffMan,

We need to remove these two problems before we can tell the true cause of these crashes.

A major cause of BSOD's in the 2005 rev.

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.
The 2005 version (and before) of this driver is a known BSOD cause.

Please visit this link: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE

Scroll down to the Utilities category, then scroll down to the "ATK0110 driver for WindowsXP/Vista/Windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).
Download and install it.

Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers to check and make sure that the ASACPI.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (NOT 2005).

This is another large cause used by daemon tools and alcohol120

Remove any CD visualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.
They use a driver, found in your dmp, sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.
Use this SPTD uninstaller when you're done:
DuplexSecure - Downloads

You can use MagicDisc as an alternative.
Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc) Overview

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Hello, been getting lots of BSODs lately most often 0x0000003b.

I don't know what triggers them, seems completely random. Sometimes it'll crash while idle, after I come back to it from somewhere else it'd have restarted.

Any help'd be much appreciated.

Edit: Oh almost all have had to do with fltmgr.sys, but one or two times it showed a different .sys file, but I cant rmb which.

A:Frequent random BSODs, 0x0000003b

The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Now wait for another BSOD. When it occurred, search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. See if the crash dump is recorded or not (hopefully it will be recorded).Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Dont run any disc cleanup tool before you upload another zip.

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i am facing serious BSOD problem with my old asus laptop,
it can occur even while idling!!! the problem subsides if i turn off my laptop or keep it in hibernation for a while like 2-3 hours before occurring again. Once it starts there is no stopping it. i can pop up even while booting up or even while trying to load safe mode. I have faced similar problem like 2 months back, it died off on its own, now it has re emerged again.

its showing this message:
*** Hardware Malfunction
Call your hardware vendor for support
NMI: Channel Check/IOCHK
*** The system has halted ***
i have compiled a zip folder using log collector tool & attached it here

any help is appreciated

A:Random and frequent BSODs even while idling

I know how you feel, DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE had me angry too.
Try to upgrade your graphics drivers.

You might wanna upgrade these drivers here they are outdated:
Windows SATA Storport Driver, last update 5/1/2007
Brother USB Mass-Storage Lower Driver, last update 8/7/2006
Brother USB Mass-Storage Upper Driver, last update 8/7/2006
Brother MFC Serial Port Driver, last update 8/7/2006
Brother MFC USB Fax Driver, last update 8/7/2006
Brother MFC USB Serial Driver, last update 8/9/2006
Broadcom NetXtreme II Driver, last update 12/31/2008
Windows SCSI Driver, last update 12/10/2008
IBM ServeRAID Driver, last update 6/7/2006
SiS RAID Stor Miniport Driver, last update 10/2/2008
Security Driver, last update 9/13/2006
Adaptec SAS Controller Driver last update 12/6/2008
Host Bus Adapter Driver last update 5/1/2007

If you want to remove these drivers go ahead list:
Floppy Disk Driver
High-Capacity Floppy Driver
Floppy Disk Controller Driver

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Hello everyone!

I'd like to start off by saying that my pc knowledge is quite basic. I know more than the casual user, but less than people who frequent this forum (as i have noticed from other threads). I hope you can understand that, while sometimes i might comprehend the things said to me perfectly, other times i won't have a clue what you might be talking about. Just a heads up.

Second: i'd like to thank people for helping me in advance. The people here seem to be mighty kind which is truly refreshing in comparison to other fora one might find on the internet. So: thanks! I'll try to explain the troubles i'm having with my system, and if you need more information i'll do my utmost best to provide it.

I bought my system about three years ago, a plug n play system from HP cause i was/am not confident enough yet to build my own system. At the time of purchase it contained:
Windows Vista Home Premium OEM version 32bit
AMD Athlon 64 XP2 dual core 6000+ 3.0Ghz
Geforce 8500 gt ( i think, been a while)
Samsung HD501LJ 500Gb
350w PSU (cant remember the brand)
etc etc...

As soon as Windows 7 became available i obtained the ultimate version (32 bit) and did a clean install, without any problems.
About a year ago, around march 2010, i decided to upgrade my gpu. I bought a Geforce gts 250 and a Fatal1ty 550w PSU cause my old PSU wouldnt be able to handle the new gpu. I installed them both, again without problems, and everything ran smoothly for a year or so.

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A:frequent and seemingly random BSODs

Please run these tests and report back the results
1. Memtest86 - Run for 7-8 passes - RAM - Test with Memtest86+
2. Prime95 - Run all three tests for 3-4 hours each or until fail - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html
3. Hard drive scan usings SeaTools - SeaTools for Windows | Seagate - Both long and short tests

Enable driver verifier - Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable


Built by: 7600.16695.x86fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Thu May 12 16:44:18.640 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:35:17.793
Probably caused by : ntkrpamp.exe ( nt!KiTrap0E+2cf )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0xD1_nt!KiTrap0E+2cf
Built by: 7600.16695.x86fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Thu May 12 15:08:16.572 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:47:03.726
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Unknown_Module_00000001
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Unknown_Module_00000001
Probably caused by : ntkrpamp.exe ( nt!KiTrap0E+2cf )
Built by: 7600.16695.x86fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Thu May 12 14:15:36.004 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:04:07.157
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I am at a standstill ever since I recieved this BSOD. At first I thought it was just a random crash and that I would've resolved it later, however it became frequent in just a matter of minutes. Playing a game, browsing the internet, listening to music, anything I do will result in another BSOD only just minutes later. It's completely random too.

This has happened a total of 6 times now and it started happening only just an hour ago. Sometime after the 4th BSOD, I tried getting my crash dump files before it happened, again. Right after the 5th BSOD I managed to obtain and zip my crash files but I couldn't even type in anything on the forum post before it happened yet again. If I leave my laptop idle or use applications that take a minimal amount of CPU/memory usage, everything remains normal. By minimal, I mean something like Notepad or Hamachi (I'm writing this on Notepad, before I copied it into the forum post).
Assuming it had something to do with the power options and Windows 8 Low Power Management system, I turned off the "Turn on quick startup" option hoping it would fix the issue. Unfortunately, it didn't. Now I'm just assuming it's either an application I installed; considering I didn't install anything onto my computer recently and the last time I installed an application was about a month ago, or it had something to do with the drivers.
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Hi ainstra & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I am extremely sorry for the late response. There are not enough analysts. Do you still need help with your problem? If you still need help with this, kindly reply back to this topic and I would reply within 48 hours and will be notified by email.

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I have been getting some BSODs here and there for a while now but recently they have began popping up nearly everyday. I can't really tell what triggers it, it seems to happen randomly.

The codes on the BSOD can differ slightly each time but not by much. One of the last ones had 0x0000001E, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000005, 0xFFFFF80002ED7EC5, 0x0000000000000000, 0xFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF.
My OS is Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

A:Frequent random BSODs - 0x0000001E

Hello HakF.

The latest crashdump in the uploaded zip is of 10/11/2012. Analyzing it may not be very helpful for today. We need to see the latest dumps to understand the latest situation.

Run Disc Cleanup. It will free up the folder from the old dump files. Then follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. Post it after the next system crash, following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Here are the mini dumps, I could really use some help as the crashes are happing more and more often:


A:Constant, Random BSODs - Gotten more frequent


Usual causes: Device driver

Usual causes: Device driver, hardware, System service, compatibility, Remote control programs, memory, BIOS

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

Usual causes: Device driver, ?Memory

I suspect memory. Please download third party called memtestx86, burn it to CD using Iso recorder: ISO Recorder v3, and let it run for at least 7 passes.

Please do system file check: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002d634f8, fffff88007ecdf00, 0}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiRelocateImageAgain+48 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff96000082f18, 0, 1}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!GreExtTextOutWLocked+12b8 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiKernelCalloutExceptionHandler+e )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiKernelCalloutExceptionHandler+e )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck C1, {fffff980123d2ff0, fffff980123d2ffc, 41000c, 24}

Unable to load image \??\C:\Windows\gdrv.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for gdrv.sys
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At the recommendation of one of the moderators on the Seven Forums, I am re-posting my problem here following a an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. (original posts here: BSOD Memory Management Error - On Boot and in-game (GW2) - Windows 7 Support Forums)

Basically, I am getting frequent BSODs in a fairly new system. I've ran Memtest for 8 hours straight (no issues), tried driver-verifier, stopped the overclocks I was running, removed bloatware at the advice of Arc and possibly have tried a few more things which I can't recall right now.

Hopefully we can get to the bottom of this! Thanks in advance.


A:Frequent yet, seemingly random BSODs

Run System File Checker to verify/repair the integrity of system files.
Full tutorial here: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Support Forums

Also, run chkdsk /f to repair corrupt sectors in the hard drive.
Full tutorial here: CHKDSK - Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 8

If the above fails, I'd suggest you to Refresh Windows 8 .

The below is for information purpose only.

BugCheck Analysis:

win32k.sys win32k.sys+7e8e0 fffff960`000ba000 fffff960`004af000 0x003f5000 0x5010aae5 26/07/2012 07:56:45

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Over the past year or two I've been getting frequent and seemingly random BSODs on my laptop, usually the IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL or MEMORY_MANAGEMENT errors. I'd reboot, get another BSOD shortly after windows starts or eventually later, then I'd leave the computer off for a month or so and try again. It seems to work for a while then the errors would come back. I tried the earliest system restore point and a clean boot and it's been working for the past few days until I got the errors again today. I've never got a BSOD while in safe mode. I don't use the computer very often (only when I really need it, like now) and it's only been connected to the internet a few times (it's normally disconnected, I use a different computer for the internet). My internet is limited (rural area) and I don't want to connect it to the internet again.

Attached are the dump files, etc. from the SF Diagnostic Tool.

Please help?

A:frequent/random BSODs for a year

Hi orbot.

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.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

If it does not show any error, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.


If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
If you cannot boot in Safe mode too, do a System Restore to a point you made earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.
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I've had a lot of problems pretty much since I got this computer - Lenovo Y530 laptop. It's gotten worse since I started carting it back and forth from work at my new job and at some point I manged to get to the point that SFC couldn't fix it and wound up doing an upgrade install from a Vista Home Premium 64bit SP1 disk that Microsoft sent me then installed SP2 - at this point I thought my Blue Screens would disappear, but they've only gotten worse. I turned on Verifier a couple of days ago and turned off my virus scanner yesterday right before I ran this. With Verifier on I'm still seeing mostly system files, but I wasn't too specific about the settings :(

I had it more stable than this before I did the repair upgrade! Maybe I have something turned on that I had turned off? I've run MS's disk and memory diagnostics with no errors...


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Hey guys,

So lately I've had several BSODs the past week. I updated my video drivers and everything seemed to be okay, but then I got a new error code (located in dmp file) and then today I received a completely different code, 0x01E.

This occurs randomly, I can't recreate it. Sometimes it happens when playing video games, sometimes it happens while browsing the internet or watching YouTube videos.

I've read the instructions and I believe I have everything in order, apologies in advance if I missed something, please let me know otherwise.

I greatly appreciate anyone's help on this matter, as well as your time.

A:Several different BSODs the past week, completely random.

There are multiple different bugcheck codes blaming multiple different things, and one of the dumps is totally uncommon in nature. In this situation it would be better to determine the stability of the RAM at first.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors. How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest86+ for at least 8 consecutive passes.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Let us know the result. A camera snap of the memtest86+ window before closing the program would be nice.

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This past weekend I built a new PC with the following brand new components:

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2
CPU: Intel Core i5
GPX: Gainward nVidia GeForce GTX 260 GS 896MB
RAM: Corsair TwinX XMS3, DDR3 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 9-9-9-24 1.5v

and these parts brought over from my old PC:

Hard Drive: Western Digital 1TB Caviar Black (1 Month old, 2 Partitions 200gb/800gb)
Hard Drive: Western Digital 250GB (5 Years Old, just using it as a failsafe for backups)
PSU: Corsair 450W VX (6 months old, 33amp on the 12v rail, *should* be enough)
Generic Sony DVD Optical Drive
USB Card Reader/Floppy Drive Combo

I loaded it up, installed Windows 7 onto the 200gb partition on the 1TB drive and everything appeared to be ok, 20 minutes after installation I?m running windows update and I get my first BSOD, I then got several more on subsequent reboots, BCCode errors posted below:

1a, 50, 7f, 7f, 50, 1a

I ran the Microsoft Memory Diagnostics tool (as suggested by Windows 7) and while the RAM passed the standard test, it froze twice on the extended test at 10%.

I first thought (and hoped) that the RAM hadn?t been inserted correctly, opened the case, re-seated the RAM, and rebooted, the machine ran fine without issue for 2 days straight, in that time I played several games (Stalker, Batman, Half-Life 2) without any problems at all and watched some HD content (which was fine other than two instances of the picture pausing and then having to catch up with the audio. This coinc... Read more

A:Windows Seven Professional x64 Frequent Random BSODs

Hello, Maphis.

I suggest you take all of what I say as a "second opinion" and go with what ever jcgriff2 has to say, since he's far superior than I when it comes to debugging hexadecimal kernel minidumps.

In the midst of debugging yours, I actually had to make a partition on my system which took a while surprisingly so my apologizes for the delay, as I saw this thread earlier today but did not have enough time to answer it.

Unfortunately, I did not receive any minidumps in your attachment - why do you think this happened? Are you using C: as your homedrive? If so, check "C:\Windows\Minidump", are there any minidumps in this folder? If so, attach them.

In the mean time, I'll ask a few questions:

If you've tested your RAM yet, what were the results?

What happens when you replace your GPU with another one?

I noticed you only had 540W, is this enough? I am very unfamiliar with hardware but it seems like this is low. I'll ask dai and see what he thinks, since he's a hardware Guru!

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Hi! I've been having frequent (1 or 2 per night) BSODs and I've been trying to find the problem for the last two months. I'm starting to run out of ideas and I really hope you guys can help! Here are my system specs

System Specs:
Core2Duo E8400
ZALMAN CNPS9500 AT 2 Ball CPU Cooling Fan/Heatsink
OCZ Platinum Revision 2 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)-OCZ2P800R22GK
ASUS 8800GT (512) PCI-E 2.0 - EN8800GT/G/HTDP/512M
Antec NeoPower 550 PSU
Pioneer SATAII DVD-R/RW ? DVR-215D
Vista Ultimate 32-Bit (Service Pack 1)

I put together my system in July and had it running stable for about a month. I went on vacation and my wife used my computer and didn?t shut it down, but instead she put it in sleep mode for 4 days. When I got back, I started getting BSODs.

I went through your troubleshooting guide and did the following:

1. Updated to latest video card drivers, motherboard chipset drivers, and bios ? No change

2. Checked the event log. Every time I start up my computer it shows the following errors:
a. Warning ? Event ID 4226 - TCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts.
b. Error ? Event ID 15016 ? Unable to initialize the security package Kerberos
c. Error ? Event ID 7000 ? DS1410D service failed to start
d. Error ? Event ID 7034 - The ATK Fast User Switch Service service terminated unexpectedly
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A:Frequent and seemingly random BSODs in Vista

Too many Minidumps, and some are quite old (a month back)
You need to just attach the latest Minidumps (and maximum 5 not 25!)

Anyway after randomly checking, it states Memory (which you have commented on already) and USB Network driver (ideally use Ethernet instead, and remove any USB network drivers like athrusb.sys)

You did run Memtest fully? http://www.techspot.com/vb/post653029-21.html

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Hi, I'm new and I found my way here after trying desperately to troubleshoot why my PC keeps getting frequent random BSODs, I'm posting my three most recent minidump files in the hope someone here can figure out the cause.

The BSODs were getting out of hand so I reinstalled Windows XP PRO with SP 3 from scratch hardly a month ago. For a while things seemed to be going well then recently the BSODs appeared again.

I have Windows XP SP3 32bit running on 18 month old hardware with the following specs.

2.13 Ghz E6400 Intel Core 2 Duo CPU
2 GB of RAM
XFX 8600GT
160 GB HDD (Hitachi)

A:Random Frequent BSODs (minidmp included)


All MiniDumps you posted indicate 0xA errors, these errors are caused by Bad Device Drivers, Incompatible Software or Hardware.

The 2 most recent of the MiniDumps cite "nltdi.sys" which is associated with a program called Netlimiter.
The Oldest MiniDump you posted cites "vsdatant.sys" which is associated with Zonealarm.

Can you try updating Zonealarm and try removing Netlimiter for a while and see if that brings Stability.

I know Netlimiter obviously limits the amount of Bandwidth the Computer your on uses but just try it for a bit and see if it is stable again

If you have any more questions or problems continue post back.

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Ok, new to the forum I keep getting 1a BSODs and the last one I got was a c1. I'm not sure where to go or what to do at this point. When I used BlueScreenView the common driver failure after activating verifier was ntoskrnl.exe. Any help is appreciated! I have had this rig for about 2 years now with no issue, and within the last week get a tone of BSODs (5+). I feel it is a software thing, but I wasn't sure and wanted to check here before doing a wipe and reinstall.

A:Multiple BSODs, all in the past week doing random things

Hello and welcome darksurfer I would first up try these in safe mode if possible


Then I would reseat all cards and sticks - you didn't mention what RAM you have and I would make sure you have the latest driver for the card and maybe do this


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105647-ram-test-memtest86.htmlthis one you will need to make a bootable disk set the BIOSto optical (or USB if preferred) boot the machine and let it run for at LEAST 8passes unless the errors come up straight away. Takes fair time to complete andsome leave it running overnight.

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A old ( 2007-ish ) system of mine has been getting frequent BSODs since a couple of weeks. The BSOD messages are mostly different each time and include "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL", "PFN LIST CORRUPT" and "BAD POOL CALLED". Sometimes it will take a day or so before a BSOD appears, but after a reboot it usually doesn't take much time before the next one appears. I'm suspecting the PSU but perhaps it's the motherboard or something else entirely?

A:Random BSODs on old system, frequent & started only recently.

How did you activate your copy of windows?

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Hi all!

I decided to upgrade both of my dell optiplex 755 machines with an Intel 530 SSD (240GB) and clean install Windows 7 64-bit. Setup went smoothly. However, after all updates and drivers were installed, I started getting random, frequent BSOD crashes, with nearly all of them pointing to ntoskrnl.exe+75169. I don't think I've ever even encountered a blue screen back when I used my old HDD. I suspected bad RAM at first, but Memtest showed no errors after running for 14 hours (each stick). I know it has something to do with the SSD, but I just can't figure it out Dump info attached!
Unfortunately, one of my machines (which already experienced many BSODs) is in a different city and I can't access it at the moment. I have just finished the second machine and just got my first BSOD. Ideally, I would like to have several BSODs so I cant establish some kind of pattern, but maybe we can make progress by checking out the first BSOD since most of them will probably be identical anyway. Thank you so much!!
They are configured basically the same:

Core 2 Quad 9550
8GB RAM (4 x 2GB)
HIS Radeon HD 7750

A:ntoskrnl.exe+75169 -- Seemingly Random, Frequent BSODs

There are no .dmp files present in the ZIP file.

Do this:
1. Check if there are .dmp files in C:\Windows\Minidump
- if "Yes", use 7ZIP and upload them here in your next reply
- if "No", follow steps 2 to 3 below

2. Enable .dmp file creation: (Small dump file / minidump is fine)
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

3. Run Driver Verfiier as explained here:

Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

Driver Verifier will cause your computer to run very sluggishly - this is normal. What it is trying to do is force your system to BSOD and isolate the offending driver/s. When it does, reboot, disable driver verifier, reboot as normal and upload the new dmp file/s here.

I recommend creating a system restore point before turning on driver verifier:
System Restore Point - Create

If your system fails to boot to desktop once driver verifier is enabled, turn it off by booting into Safe Mode:
Safe Mode

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Hello Sevenforums,
lately wife's rig has been suffering from random BSODs, we can be having a 2 hours session of cod and when she is on desktop it crashes, or it would happen mid game.. it's just random.

Also When i get those BSODs PC goes into a cold boot loop, it's like when i press the power button CPU fan spins then stops then spins then stops

I loaded the dump files and below are her rig's specs.

CPU: intel i5 4430
Mobo:Asrock H78 pro 4
GPU: Sapphire 7870 XT
Ram: G.Skill Aries 8GB
Cooling: Corsair H80
OS: Windows 7 ultimate
PSU: Corsair 650TX

I would be so glad for the help i would get here.. sorry for having this as a first post. but it's so annoying when women are grumpy.. my life has been sad in the past 4 days

A:Random BSODs in the past 4 days.. Clueless Lots of errors . 1e, 4e, 7e

Little update. Ran memtest overnight .. 8 runs no errors. now i am doubting psu or OS.

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Hello y’all,
My new laptop is suffering from chronic and unpredictable BSODs and nothing I do seems to work. It’s a clean Windows 8.1 installation with drivers and updates straight from the official Toshiba support page for my specific model. It started BSODing randomly from the start until I took it to a PC repair shop, where the guy who fixed it said the problem was with the drivers (I was unable to get any specifics). The problem seemed to be fixed.
I continued to configure my system and install programs, then it began BSODing again, though with a different set of error codes this time. I’m unable to tell what may be causing it. There’s also some moderate issues where explorer.exe occasionally locks up or crashes, forcing the occasional restart, though I believe that may be Win8.1 being unstable at this point.
I’ve emailed Toshiba support and haven’t received a reply.
Speccy snapshot: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/v7sMhOuuuOG7DRa7MTpBYcU
Last two minidumps in the attached .zip. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

A:Frequent/random BSODs on Win8.1 laptop, various error codes

New BSOD last night. Minidump attached.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Welcome to SF .

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

If dump files are present in that folder copy them to the Desktop, zip and upload in your next post.

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Recently I have been getting BSODs very frequently after leaving my laptop on standby. It will just happen at seemingly random timings. Somtimes it happens after half an hour of standby, sometimes it takes a few hours. I have no idea what;s going on. I'm not so good with this IT stuff so please bear with me if I cant follow the jargon I have included the crash dump files here. Please do help

A:Frequent BSODs after leaving laptop on standby at random periods.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall Daemon Tools at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from Disk-Tools.com, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it.
Click this button only:

If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
The intel RST driver you are using are very old.

fffff880`01069000 fffff880`011bd000 iaStor (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\iaStor.sys
Image name: iaStor.sys
Timestamp: Tue Sep 14 06:53:32 2010 (4C8ECE94)
CheckSum: 00073894
ImageSize: 00154000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Download and install this particular version of Intel Rapid Storage Driver:
Date: 06/07/2012
If you see that it is not for windows 7, but for Vista and XP, dont be afraid. Download and install it.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the “Startup” tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Do some Disc checks.
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