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Windows 7: BSODS while gaming

22 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

JMH - I've replaced the file as you advise. Will test tomorrow.

Fimble - I've used Driver Sweeper before but never did it in safe mode. Will try that also tomorrow.

Thanks for your help.


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22 Jan 2011   #12

windows 7 ultimate

JMH is seeing drivers I'm not. Methinks my symbol cache may be corrupted.
Hey-Ho. Throw it away and start again (its gotten kind of large anyway). Then again, I do tend to concentrate on the dump files.

That means Elmerfud, I may have been wasting your time, for which I humbly apologise. If I'd seen as JMH has the ASACPI file it would have been the first thing to go!!
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22 Jan 2011   #13

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

Thanks Mark.
We await the results.
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23 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi Guys

Replaced the ASACPI.SYS as advised and has a time stamp of 2009 instead of 2005.
I ran memtest86+ no errors as last time.

Here is the latest dump. Only lasted 3mins on BC2 this morning.


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23 Jan 2011   #15

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Have you checked for heat? Tried other Gfx-drivers?
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23 Jan 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi Anthony

I've ruled out overheating. I haven't tried any GFX drivers apart from the latest at ATI or Sapphire which is pretty much the same drivers. I haven't gone back to previous drivers because the problem existed as soon as BC2 came out which is about February 2010? I've gone through different drivers in that time and had the same problems but to a less frequent occurrence than nowadays.

I uninstalled the GFX driver in Safe Mode and used Driver Sweeper.
Reinstalled 10-12_vista64_win7_64_dd_ccc_enu it finished saying it was installed but said there were "warnings" but when i clicked on the log viewer there were no errors or fails.
Went online to test it and crashed 10 mins later. All GFX on low etc.

Dump attached.

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23 Jan 2011   #17

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Good job on the asacpi.sys now says 2009 as you said. Still being caused by hardware and we may have to start eliminating possible causes.

Have you tried all the fixes here

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .. A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint. Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress. You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

Are you overclocking, running a raid, have odd hardware (like a fingerprint reader, accelerometer,etc)?

Ken J

What BIOS version are you running? I may have found something. Do you have an OS dvd in case? do you have a backup and restore point?

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23 Jan 2011   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


Yes I've read that help document and had tried all 9 steps pretty much before I even joined the forum.

My ASUS BIOS is 1001 for the ASUS Rampage Formula - up to date. My VBIOS is perhaps out of date but have been unable to enter into a "pure DOS mode" as per Sapphire's instruction. I downloaded a VBIOS version that is slightly later than the one I'm running but it comes back with an error saying that it's not compatible with x64 - even though it's the one they gave me for this OS.

I'm not overclocking.
I have no RAID array
I have no odd hardware apart from a Logitech G15 keyboard and a Logitech MX518. The mouse is daisy chained to the keyboard via USB. I've tried plugging the mouse straight into the back of the tower but it's just the same.
I have the OS on DVD.

Latest dump attached

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26 Jan 2011   #19

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
I'm a bit confused now!! I don't see any ATI drivers in your dump files!
But it is good news that it only occurs when gaming.

1: kd> lmsmtn
start             end                 module name
fffff880`00f15000 fffff880`00f6c000   ACPI     ACPI.sys     Tue Jul 14 00:19:34 2009 (4A5BC106)
fffff880`00c00000 fffff880`00c0b000   amdxata  amdxata.sys  Tue May 19 18:56:59 2009 (4A12F2EB)
fffff880`00dcb000 fffff880`00dd4000   atapi    atapi.sys    Tue Jul 14 00:19:47 2009 (4A5BC113)
fffff880`00dd4000 fffff880`00dfe000   ataport  ataport.SYS  Tue Jul 14 00:19:52 2009 (4A5BC118)
fffff880`00cf1000 fffff880`00db1000   CI       CI.dll       Tue Jul 14 02:32:13 2009 (4A5BE01D)
fffff880`00c0b000 fffff880`00c3b000   CLASSPNP CLASSPNP.SYS Tue Jul 14 00:19:58 2009 (4A5BC11E)
fffff880`00c93000 fffff880`00cf1000   CLFS     CLFS.SYS     Tue Jul 14 00:19:57 2009 (4A5BC11D)
fffff880`0114d000 fffff880`011c0000   cng      cng.sys      Tue Jul 14 00:49:40 2009 (4A5BC814)
fffff880`02a5c000 fffff880`02a6a000   crashdmp crashdmp.sys Tue Jul 14 01:01:01 2009 (4A5BCABD)
fffff880`0121b000 fffff880`01231000   disk     disk.sys     Tue Jul 14 00:19:57 2009 (4A5BC11D)
fffff880`02a76000 fffff880`02a7f000   dump_atapi dump_atapi.sys Tue Jul 14 00:19:47 2009 (4A5BC113)
fffff880`02a6a000 fffff880`02a76000   dump_ataport dump_ataport.sys Tue Jul 14 00:19:47 2009 (4A5BC113)
fffff880`02a7f000 fffff880`02a92000   dump_dumpfve dump_dumpfve.sys Tue Jul 14 00:21:51 2009 (4A5BC18F)
fffff880`010db000 fffff880`010ef000   fileinfo fileinfo.sys Tue Jul 14 00:34:25 2009 (4A5BC481)
fffff880`0108f000 fffff880`010db000   fltmgr   fltmgr.sys   Tue Jul 14 00:19:59 2009 (4A5BC11F)
fffff880`01211000 fffff880`0121b000   Fs_Rec   Fs_Rec.sys   Tue Jul 14 00:19:45 2009 (4A5BC111)
fffff880`011c0000 fffff880`011fa000   fvevol   fvevol.sys   Sat Sep 26 03:34:26 2009 (4ABD7DB2)
fffff880`0142b000 fffff880`01475000   fwpkclnt fwpkclnt.sys Tue Jul 14 00:21:08 2009 (4A5BC164)
fffff800`02a09000 fffff800`02a52000   hal      hal.dll      Tue Jul 14 02:27:36 2009 (4A5BDF08)
fffff880`015f1000 fffff880`015fa000   hwpolicy hwpolicy.sys Tue Jul 14 00:19:22 2009 (4A5BC0FA)
fffff800`00bbc000 fffff800`00bc6000   kdcom    kdcom.dll    Tue Jul 14 02:31:07 2009 (4A5BDFDB)
fffff880`013de000 fffff880`013f8000   ksecdd   ksecdd.sys   Tue Jul 14 00:20:54 2009 (4A5BC156)
fffff880`01400000 fffff880`0142b000   ksecpkg  ksecpkg.sys  Fri Dec 11 06:03:32 2009 (4B21E0B4)
fffff880`00c3b000 fffff880`00c7f000   mcupdate mcupdate.dll Tue Jul 14 02:29:10 2009 (4A5BDF66)
fffff880`00db1000 fffff880`00dcb000   mountmgr mountmgr.sys Tue Jul 14 00:19:54 2009 (4A5BC11A)
fffff880`00f75000 fffff880`00f7f000   msisadrv msisadrv.sys Tue Jul 14 00:19:26 2009 (4A5BC0FE)
fffff880`010ef000 fffff880`0114d000   msrpc    msrpc.sys    Tue Jul 14 00:21:32 2009 (4A5BC17C)
fffff880`0148d000 fffff880`0149f000   mup      mup.sys      Tue Jul 14 00:23:45 2009 (4A5BC201)
fffff880`0149f000 fffff880`01591000   ndis     ndis.sys     Tue Jul 14 00:21:40 2009 (4A5BC184)
fffff880`01591000 fffff880`015f1000   NETIO    NETIO.SYS    Fri Apr 09 03:43:59 2010 (4BBE946F)
fffff800`02a52000 fffff800`0302e000   nt       ntkrnlmp.exe Sat Jun 19 05:16:41 2010 (4C1C44A9)
fffff880`0123b000 fffff880`013de000   Ntfs     Ntfs.sys     Tue Jul 14 00:20:47 2009 (4A5BC14F)
fffff880`00fbf000 fffff880`00fd4000   partmgr  partmgr.sys  Tue Jul 14 00:19:58 2009 (4A5BC11E)
fffff880`00f7f000 fffff880`00fb2000   pci      pci.sys      Tue Jul 14 00:19:51 2009 (4A5BC117)
fffff880`00fe9000 fffff880`00ff0000   pciide   pciide.sys   Tue Jul 14 00:19:49 2009 (4A5BC115)
fffff880`00ff0000 fffff880`01000000   PCIIDEX  PCIIDEX.SYS  Tue Jul 14 00:19:48 2009 (4A5BC114)
fffff880`01200000 fffff880`01211000   pcw      pcw.sys      Tue Jul 14 00:19:27 2009 (4A5BC0FF)
fffff880`00c7f000 fffff880`00c93000   PSHED    PSHED.dll    Tue Jul 14 02:32:23 2009 (4A5BE027)
fffff880`0104c000 fffff880`01086000   rdyboost rdyboost.sys Tue Jul 14 00:34:34 2009 (4A5BC48A)
fffff880`01485000 fffff880`0148d000   spldr    spldr.sys    Mon May 11 17:56:27 2009 (4A0858BB)
fffff880`01601000 fffff880`017fe000   tcpip    tcpip.sys    Mon Jun 14 04:39:04 2010 (4C15A458)
fffff880`00fb2000 fffff880`00fbf000   vdrvroot vdrvroot.sys Tue Jul 14 01:01:31 2009 (4A5BCADB)
fffff880`01475000 fffff880`01485000   vmstorfl vmstorfl.sys Tue Jul 14 00:42:54 2009 (4A5BC67E)
fffff880`00fd4000 fffff880`00fe9000   volmgr   volmgr.sys   Tue Jul 14 00:19:57 2009 (4A5BC11D)
fffff880`00e00000 fffff880`00e5c000   volmgrx  volmgrx.sys  Tue Jul 14 00:20:33 2009 (4A5BC141)
fffff880`01000000 fffff880`0104c000   volsnap  volsnap.sys  Tue Jul 14 00:20:08 2009 (4A5BC128)
fffff880`00e62000 fffff880`00f06000   Wdf01000 Wdf01000.sys Tue Jul 14 00:22:07 2009 (4A5BC19F)
fffff880`00f06000 fffff880`00f15000   WDFLDR   WDFLDR.SYS   Tue Jul 14 00:19:54 2009 (4A5BC11A)
fffff880`00f6c000 fffff880`00f75000   WMILIB   WMILIB.SYS   Tue Jul 14 00:19:51 2009 (4A5BC117)
Mini Kernel Dump does not contain unloaded driver list
Mini Kernel Dump does not contain unloaded driver list? (on bottom of the list)
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26 Jan 2011   #20

windows 7 ultimate

Thanx DeanP
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