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Windows 7: Bsod error 0x000000116

27 Jul 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
Bsod error 0x000000116

I'm having problems with BSOD error 0x000000116. I'm using NVIDIA GeForce 7300GT. I've updated the latest driver but it still didn't work. At one tme I used the older 181.71 driver and still didn't work..I've tried uninstalling it and let windows update fix it, it only worked once and it lasted for a few hours then BSOD started again..
Don't know what else to do...

PLS Help (if possibble with detailed intsruction just to make sure that i'm doing it right)
I've attached the perfmon file.

Thank you

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2010   #2

Microsoft Window 7 Professional 32 bit

There is no crash dump file in the one you just posted. Please make sure you have set system to create minidump file. Also, if you are using programs like CCleaner, it will clean out the minidump file.

Windows 7:
Go to Start and type in "sysdm.cpl" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Click on 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 (64 kB)" in the dropdown box
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as "%systemroot%\Minidump" (without the quotes)
Click OK twice to exit the dialogs, then reboot for the changes to take effect.

Based on what you've described, it's probably video card issue with stop code 116, please read this article for more information (including what to try):
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 - Vista

DirectX Kernel Diagnostics is reporting no video card present -
Display Devices
  Card name: 
  Chip type: 
   DAC type: 
 Device Key: Enum\
Display Memory: n/a
Dedicated Memory: n/a
Shared Memory: n/a
Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (1Hz)
Driver Name: 
Driver File Version:  ()
Driver Version: 
DDI Version: unknown
Driver Model: unknown
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: , 0 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
Device Identifier: {D7B70EE0-4340-11CF-B123-B03DAEC2CB35}
  Vendor ID: 0x0000
  Device ID: 0x0000
  SubSys ID: 0x00000000
Revision ID: 0x0000
Driver Strong Name: Unknown
Rank Of Driver: Unknown
Video Accel: 
Deinterlace Caps: n/a
D3D9 Overlay: n/a
    DXVA-HD: n/a
DDraw Status: Not Available
 D3D Status: Not Available
 AGP Status: Not Available

However, DXdiag does show old 2009 NVIDIA drivers -
Name: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT (Prerelease - WDDM 1.0) 
Driver: C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, 8.15.0011.8171 (English), 
2/27/2009 09:21:00, 7678400 bytes  

Your system -
System Manufacturer: INTEL_
System Model: D945PLNM
       BIOS: BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp.
               NM94510J.86A.0135.2006.0817.1032, 8/17/2006
  Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D  CPU 2.66GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Intel D945PLNM is on the Intel non-support list for Windows 7 -


--> Windows 7* Driver Availability for Discontinued Intel® Desktop Boards

Run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor --> Download PC Upgrade Advisor Windows 7

Regards. . .


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28 Jul 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate 32bit

Thank you for your help, it did give me some clue on what wrong with my pc..
After i've created the minidump file..somehow eventhough my motherboard is not compatible with windows 7, everything went working. It worked like throughout the day, but then it happened again. Its like something triggerd to happened..Is it possible that my dixv player may be the trigger?
And even if my motherboard is not compatible with windows there any ways to make it compatible?

Thank you
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jul 2010   #5

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

If you are using a motherboard that is known to have compatibility problems with Windows 7, you are asking for trouble.. The best bet is to replace the board...
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