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Windows 7: Sudden frequent BSODs

05 Jun 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by usasma View Post
Wait for Driver Verifier to cause the system to crash with a BSOD (I suggest waiting at least 36 hours of continuous operation).

While waiting, run the scans from BitDefender, Panda and Kaspersky to see if they come up clean.
Keep running scans until things come up clean at least 2 times in a row. If you run out of scans, use the Rescue CD entries also. Once it's cleaned up, then see if you get further BSOD's.

I'm going to bow out now, since my intent wasn't to hijack this thread - but rather to suggest another approach.
Thanks for the work that you've done - and good luck to you!
Thank you very much for your input usasma, it is greatly appreciated!

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05 Jun 2011   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

No hijack man I always welcome additional input.

And since we did find some infection until we are sure it's routed out there's no point in trying to debug further anyhow.
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07 Jun 2011   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Ok i ran the verifier for 2 days straight and it didn't crash not even once. Music and videos were sometimes choppy and laggy but i guess that's cause the verifier was running in the background. Running the malware scan seems to have worked!

Can't thank you enough for the help guys, you saved me a lot of trouble!!
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07 Jun 2011   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

You can disable driver verifier now, it would have caused crashes right away if there was a significant driver problem. ...and there really is no benefit to having it run all the time. Just follow the instructions in the thread linked above to turn it back off.
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22 Sep 2011   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit


I started getting blue screens again last week. This time not as often as before. I've been getting a blue screen randomly every 24-36 hours. I ran full scans with avira professional and Malware bytes and both didn't find anything malicious.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!
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22 Sep 2011   #16

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

The debugger is pointing directly to your intel wifi device (I think it's a 5100 series just based on the driver name)
I suggest reinstalling it, and that you also consider uninstalling/reinstalling your av/security software, in case they have gotten over zealous and are blocking needed services or resources from the device.

Probably caused by : NETw5s64.sys ( NETw5s64+b6bd )

Followup: MachineOwner

2: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        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: 0000000000000008, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000000, 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: fffff800039ed7f7, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:

READ_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800036af100


fffff800`039ed7f7 4d8b642408      mov     r12,qword ptr [r12+8]





TRAP_FRAME:  fffff8800e3a33e0 -- (.trap 0xfffff8800e3a33e0)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=0000000000000000 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0000000000000001
rdx=0000000000000fff rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff800039ed7f7 rsp=fffff8800e3a3570 rbp=0000000000000b04
 r8=0000000000000000  r9=fffffa8003c78b04 r10=0100000000000001
r11=0000000000000000 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0         nv up ei pl zr na po nc
fffff800`039ed7f7 4d8b642408      mov     r12,qword ptr [r12+8] ds:69f0:00000000`00000008=????????????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff8000347c1e9 to fffff8000347cc40

fffff880`0e3a3298 fffff800`0347c1e9 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00000008 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000000 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`0e3a32a0 fffff800`0347ae60 : 00000000`000007ff fffff880`03370000 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`09e5a010 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`0e3a33e0 fffff800`039ed7f7 : fffffa80`09e5a010 fffffa80`03c78b04 00000000`0000001c fffffa80`07f4e600 : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffff880`0e3a3570 fffff880`01873831 : fffffa80`04201470 fffffa80`03f40180 fffffa80`03f401d8 fffffa80`07038f10 : hal!HalPutScatterGatherList+0xa7
fffff880`0e3a35d0 fffff880`04c1f6bd : fffffa80`09f79fe8 fffffa80`03f401d8 00000000`00000002 00000000`000005f6 : ndis!NdisMFreeNetBufferSGList+0x31
fffff880`0e3a3610 fffffa80`09f79fe8 : fffffa80`03f401d8 00000000`00000002 00000000`000005f6 00000000`00000000 : NETw5s64+0xb6bd
fffff880`0e3a3618 fffffa80`03f401d8 : 00000000`00000002 00000000`000005f6 00000000`00000000 fffff880`04dc5ef8 : 0xfffffa80`09f79fe8
fffff880`0e3a3620 00000000`00000002 : 00000000`000005f6 00000000`00000000 fffff880`04dc5ef8 fffffa80`09f79fe8 : 0xfffffa80`03f401d8
fffff880`0e3a3628 00000000`000005f6 : 00000000`00000000 fffff880`04dc5ef8 fffffa80`09f79fe8 fffffa80`03f40180 : 0x2
fffff880`0e3a3630 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`04dc5ef8 fffffa80`09f79fe8 fffffa80`03f40180 fffffa80`03f401d8 : 0x5f6


fffff880`04c1f6bd ??              ???


SYMBOL_NAME:  NETw5s64+b6bd

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner


IMAGE_NAME:  NETw5s64.sys


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA_NETw5s64+b6bd

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA_NETw5s64+b6bd

Followup: MachineOwner
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22 Sep 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I'm going to try that!
Thanks a lot for the quick reply, much appreciated!
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