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Windows 7: BSOD in Win7 and WinXP in dual boot machine after RAM and HDDupgrade

02 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 32bits
 
 
BSOD in Win7 and WinXP in dual boot machine after RAM and HDDupgrade

Hello!

I have a dell inspiron 1720 whose RAM and and disk space were upgraded recently. The HDD was added as secondary. In one HDD I run win 7 and the other winXP. When I did the WINXP install, I realized I was getting some blue screens when using windows, especially after the system's been in standby mode and then used, so I thought this had to do with the new RAM modules. So I ran memtest but it didn't find anything. I ran the Dell general system test and I found nothing, and today I ran the windows 7 memory diagnostic tool and it says there are no problems with my computer's RAM MEM.

I don't know what this computer has got itself into now. The BOSD began since the hardware upgrade. I'd appreciate any ideas, and I am attaching the requested info you guys explained in one post. I attached all the memdump files and the system reports.

Thanks! Looking forward to your reply

Specs:
Intel Centrino Duo 2.0
4gb (2 modules) kingston DDR2 667 mhz
250GB Fujitsu drive @ 5400 RPM
160GB Hitachi drive @ 7200 RPM
Creative HiFi external soundcard
Geforce 8600 GT (internal)
Windows 7 ultimate
The whole machine is 4 years old now


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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02 Oct 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alejohome View Post
Hello!

I have a dell inspiron 1720 whose RAM and and disk space were upgraded recently. The HDD was added as secondary. In one HDD I run win 7 and the other winXP. When I did the WINXP install, I realized I was getting some blue screens when using windows, especially after the system's been in standby mode and then used, so I thought this had to do with the new RAM modules. So I ran memtest but it didn't find anything. I ran the Dell general system test and I found nothing, and today I ran the windows 7 memory diagnostic tool and it says there are no problems with my computer's RAM MEM.

I don't know what this computer has got itself into now. The BOSD began since the hardware upgrade. I'd appreciate any ideas, and I am attaching the requested info you guys explained in one post. I attached all the memdump files and the system reports.

Thanks! Looking forward to your reply

Specs:
Intel Centrino Duo 2.0
4gb (2 modules) kingston DDR2 667 mhz
250GB Fujitsu drive @ 5400 RPM
160GB Hitachi drive @ 7200 RPM
Creative HiFi external soundcard
Geforce 8600 GT (internal)
Windows 7 ultimate
The whole machine is 4 years old now

Simple!!

Your 5 year old Norton. I would remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials

http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_...080710133834EN

Virus, Spyware & Malware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

Literally half of the OS needs updating.

These are all from before win 7 was released

Code:
PxHelp20.sys    7/24/2006 8:18:21 PM        0x84226000    0x8422eb40    0x00008b40    0x44c5634d                        
SPBBCDrv.sys    10/6/2006 5:01:22 PM        0x9c65a000    0x9c6c0000    0x00066000    0x4526c422                        
SYMREDRV.SYS    10/23/2006 8:29:54 PM        0xacc00000    0xacc05080    0x00005080    0x453d5e82    SYMANTEC               
rixdptsk.sys    11/14/2006 9:35:19 PM        0x9e8c1000    0x9e912000    0x00051000    0x455a6ed7                        
rimsptsk.sys    11/14/2006 11:42:45 PM        0x9e8ad000    0x9e8c1000    0x00014000    0x455a8cb5                        
rimmptsk.sys    11/15/2006 4:16:23 AM        0x9e89f000    0x9e8ad000    0x0000e000    0x455accd7                        
bcm4sbxp.sys    11/21/2006 8:25:43 AM        0x9e848000    0x9e859000    0x00011000    0x4562f047                        
NETw4v32.sys    2/25/2007 10:13:57 AM        0x9e621000    0x9e848000    0x00227000    0x45e199a5                        
OEM02Vfx.sys    3/5/2007 6:45:03 AM        0x8f64f000    0x8f650d00    0x00001d00    0x45ebf4af                        
t3.sys    3/29/2007 4:29:42 AM        0xa2100000    0xa2167000    0x00067000    0x460b78f6                        
OEM02Dev.sys    10/10/2007 10:29:05 PM        0x8f615000    0x8f64e880    0x00039880    0x470d8a71                        
teamviewervpn.sys    11/29/2007 4:27:19 AM        0x9e617000    0x9e61d200    0x00006200    0x474e77e7                        
dfmirage.sys    1/11/2008 5:03:51 PM        0x9e964000    0x9e96ab00    0x00006b00    0x4787d9b7                        
VSTCNXT3.SYS    10/15/2008 8:29:13 PM        0xa112b000    0xa11e0000    0x000b5000    0x48f68ad9                        
VSTAZL3.SYS    10/15/2008 8:30:03 PM        0xa20c3000    0xa2100000    0x0003d000    0x48f68b0b                        
VSTDPV3.SYS    10/15/2008 8:32:04 PM        0xa1029000    0xa112b000    0x00102000    0x48f68b84
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02 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 32bits
 
 

HI,

Thanks for the info.

I am going to check into that, but the funny thing, however, is that the dual boot in WINXP doesn't have norton installed...
What do you think? I am highly suspecting the new RAM modules


Sorry, one more thing. The BOSD that I got today was the one from today's memdump file. i think it happened like at 6:00 p.m...

How can I read those memdump files, anyway? does anybody know?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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03 Oct 2011   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alejohome View Post
HI,

Thanks for the info.

I am going to check into that, but the funny thing, however, is that the dual boot in WINXP doesn't have norton installed...
What do you think? I am highly suspecting the new RAM modules


Sorry, one more thing. The BOSD that I got today was the one from today's memdump file. i think it happened like at 6:00 p.m...

How can I read those memdump files, anyway? does anybody know?
Reading DMP's with any accuracy requires training and tools.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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