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Windows 7: BSOD, strange, occured couple of days ago.

11 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
BSOD, strange, occured couple of days ago.

Hello Guys
I'm new to this forum, but i was hoping somebody could help me solve my issue.

I've had my custom built since last year december, changed my mobo once in the summer ... I had no problems with it until a couple of days ago ... It keeps on BSOD'ing in random situations, I though it could be a hardware problem ... but im just not sure

I'm attaching the mini dumps to the post, if they will be any use to u guys.

The error messages i get are:
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
reference_by_pointer
and
page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

I will be very very thankful if anybody can tell me what is wrong.

Kind Regards
Marcin

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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12 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Marcin,
Start troubleshooting your problem by removing Avast and replace it with MSE.
You may go back to Avast after your Windows have stabled.
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Remove Alcohol or Daemon software because they use sptd.sys which is notorious for causing BSOD in windows 7.
Uninstall sptd.sys with this tools --> DuplexSecure - Downloads
Then for alternative software, you may use MagicIso.

One dump have bugcheck code 0x119 (VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR), so I would recommend you to reinstall your Graphic driver.
While reinstall, better to remove current driver with driversweeper then install the fresh copy of your ATI drivers.
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Another dump blame on PxHelp20.sys as the cause, it's Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs). So better to reinstall that programs as well.

Then these drivers need do be update:
Code:
Your Logitech Camera drivers:
lv302af.sys  Sat Jul 26 07:59:32 2008
LV302V32.SYS Sat Jul 26 08:05:07 2008
lvrs.sys     Sat Jul 26 08:05:18 2008
LVUSBSta.sys Sat Jul 26 07:59:36 2008

lirsgt.sys   Sat Mar 07 07:17:27 2009 --> part of a Copy Protection platform developed by Tages SA  
Rt86win7.sys Fri Nov 27 01:44:53 2009 --> Realtek NIC driver
sptd.sys     Sun Oct 11 13:54:02 2009 --> Remove with SPTDinst
Log
Code:
*******************************************************************************
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
*******************************************************************************

VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR (119)
The video scheduler has detected that fatal violation has occurred. This resulted
in a condition that video scheduler can no longer progress. Any other values after
parameter 1 must be individually examined according to the subtype.
Arguments:
Arg1: 00000001, The driver has reported an invalid fence ID.
Arg2: 00002864
Arg3: 00002866
Arg4: 00002865

Debugging Details:
------------------

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\dxgkrnl.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** 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 atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atipmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atipmdag.sys

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT:  1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

BUGCHECK_STR:  0x119

PROCESS_NAME:  System

CURRENT_IRQL:  5

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from 8c138276 to 830ded10

STACK_TEXT:  
8dd52718 8c138276 00000119 00000001 00002864 nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x1e
8dd52740 90ef4b2c 05000000 86aec318 86a1b000 watchdog!WdLogEvent5+0xc6
8dd5275c 90efa90f 000011ac 00002864 00000000 dxgmms1!VidSchiVerifyDriverReportedFenceId+0x8c
8dd52790 90efaf6d 86a1b000 8dd527ec 00000001 dxgmms1!VidSchDdiNotifyInterruptWorker+0x16f
8dd527ac 90e38bdb 86b36920 8dd527ec 8dd527d4 dxgmms1!VidSchDdiNotifyInterrupt+0x7b
WARNING: Stack unwind information not available. Following frames may be wrong.
8dd527bc 90e38c5e 866f35f0 86b36920 8dd527ec dxgkrnl+0x1bdb
8dd527d4 90b706f6 86b36920 8dd527ec 00002864 dxgkrnl+0x1c5e
8dd5283c 9163e9db 86b36920 8dd52858 00000000 atikmpag+0x36f6
8dd528f8 9163fa63 8dd52910 91649e5f 881366a0 atipmdag+0x189db
8dd52900 91649e5f 881366a0 8dd529dc 8dd52960 atipmdag+0x19a63
8dd52910 9182915e 86acd000 8dd52920 00000040 atipmdag+0x23e5f
8dd52960 9182d90a 86a43000 9163fa44 881366a0 atipmdag+0x20315e
8dd52a24 9182da53 86a43000 86a51560 00000000 atipmdag+0x20790a
8dd52a6c 9182defa 00000000 86a51560 86a43000 atipmdag+0x207a53
8dd52ad0 9182e0c8 86a43000 86a51560 00000000 atipmdag+0x207efa
8dd52b38 91832467 86a43000 86a51560 00000000 atipmdag+0x2080c8
8dd52b9c 91828297 86a43000 86b1cd00 866fdfd0 atipmdag+0x20c467
8dd52bb4 9163e150 86a43000 8dd52bd8 90b70dc8 atipmdag+0x202297
8dd52bc0 90b70dc8 86b1cd00 00000000 87fcd280 atipmdag+0x18150
8dd52bd8 90e388ec 86b1cd00 00000000 8dd52bfc atikmpag+0x3dc8
8dd52be8 8308c0de 87fcd280 86b36920 00000000 dxgkrnl+0x18ec
8dd52bfc 830417cd 87fcd280 86b36920 8dd52c28 nt!KiInterruptMessageDispatch+0x12
8dd52bfc 90b5d3f6 87fcd280 86b36920 8dd52c28 nt!KiInterruptDispatch+0x6d
8dd52c98 830876b5 860fa880 8dd3b800 8dd36000 amdppm!C1Halt+0x4
8dd52d20 8306a00d 00000000 0000000e 00000000 nt!PoIdle+0x538
8dd52d24 00000000 0000000e 00000000 00000000 nt!KiIdleLoop+0xd


STACK_COMMAND:  kb

FOLLOWUP_IP: 
dxgmms1!VidSchiVerifyDriverReportedFenceId+8c
90ef4b2c c7450853eeffff  mov     dword ptr [ebp+8],0FFFFEE53h

SYMBOL_STACK_INDEX:  2

SYMBOL_NAME:  dxgmms1!VidSchiVerifyDriverReportedFenceId+8c

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: dxgmms1

IMAGE_NAME:  dxgmms1.sys

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP:  4a5bc265

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  0x119_dxgmms1!VidSchiVerifyDriverReportedFenceId+8c

BUCKET_ID:  0x119_dxgmms1!VidSchiVerifyDriverReportedFenceId+8c

Followup: MachineOwner
---------
-Wisnu
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12 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hello

Thank you so much for the quick reply.

So do you reckon these are the only issues? I was really worried my whole paycheck will go towards new hardware.

I will do as you said, have already started. Will get back to you ASAP with the results. Is there any programs i could use to save a log from my system where it can tell me how efficiently it's running now and I can post it here, so you or somebody else can analyse it.

Also, i did SFC /SCANNOW, it showed an error, fixed it and since yesterday night i had no problems (well so far) i didint save the scan results as they were in Polish, much useless to anybody not speaking it, although could have saved the name of the file that has been fixed -_-

Thank you so much again REP FOR YOU!
Regards
Marcin
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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13 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Marcin,
Glad to hear your system have run smoothly.
Make sure to update the drivers and perform SFC /SCANNOW once again to make sure your windows have fixed completely.
(the report must be = "system file checker did not find any integrity violations")
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hey Yeah, it has been okay .. but today i have reinstalled it because it was running pretty slow, and this is the best method for me. Takes me as much time as fixing it up anyway. Although I now know how to deal with BSOD's a bit more ... I was just panicking a lot.

Thank you very much again
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Right ... so here I am, all pissed off now ... I thought the reinstall would solve all my problems ... but no ... I was playing COD: Black Ops yesterday, and in the middle of a mission it blue screened and i could not turn it on even today ... had to undo power supply ... leave it out for 1hr and then it kindly showed up ... I dont know what it is .. it's never done that to me. I had this computer for 1 year now, built it myself. I have never had any problems.

I will include the dump with this post, but is there a point anymore? Or could it be hardware then?

I did sfc /scannow, did not find any integrity problems like last time.

// UPDATE

so yeah, i have done a bit of research, instead of insinuating and asking stupid questions all the time, I found out these two are causing a problem according to my BlueScreenView Program.

atikmdag.sys and ntkrnlpa.exe,

as with the atikmdag.sys ... a lot of people experience the same problem ....

but i dont see why my windows 7 kernel could be in any way corrupted as I just bloody reinstalled it ...

I buy a genuine copy of every program and try to keep my pc in good condition ... doesn't help much.
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16 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yes, your latest dump probably caused by atikmdag.sys and also your current ATI driver is outdated.
For troubleshooting purpose, uninstall/disable CCC (Catalyst Control Center).

Then try some hardware test :
1] RAM test with memtest86 for at least 7 passes (better overnight)
2] VGA card stress with furmark

Update these drivers:
Code:
atikmdag.sys Mon Aug 17 20:03:58 2009 --> ATI driver
Rt86win7.sys Fri Nov 27 01:44:53 2009 --> Realtek NIC driver
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Right since the dump i have installed the latest driver, but the same problem happened, although without bluescreen ... which was very weird.. It just froze up the PC twice so far. So I will just disable the CCC. Good idea.

With mem test i will have to remove my motherboard, to remove my HUGE Zalman cooler ... because the ram sticks wont come out LMAO. I will do that as a last resort. In fact i will have to buy new conductive paste.

Anyway, thank you very much, I owe you big time for the amount of work you put in to help me, I appreciate it MUCH!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Mark, we need to look deeper in your system. Please read this thread, follow the instructions and post back. This will give us a deeper look into your system than the dumps give us.


http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
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18 Nov 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I would love to provide those files for you to check them out, but I can't run my computer for more then 3 minutes without BSOD right now. At the moment, I can't turn it on. Lucky I still have my laptop ... :/

OMG ... and never buy cheap Windows software of Ebay .. the guy had high rating, 100% feedback and the discs turned out to be counterfeit ... bloody hell! >.< I wanted to have Windows 7 Ultimate fully in English ... what the hell is wrong with people ...
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