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Windows 7: BSOD probable cause is all over the place

03 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
BSOD probable cause is all over the place

Hi all, I have never had a month without a BSOD. Every time I analyze the dump file, the probably cause is different. All I want is a stable Windows machine that I don't have to worry about when I go to bed. Is that too much to ask?

anyway, system info:

Windows 7 64 bit
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
HDD: all over the place but 2x RAID0 arrays
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W
MoBo: GIGABYTE GA-EP45C-UD3R LGA 775 Intel P45
PSU: 700W

I built this box In September of 2009 (2 yrs ago)

As always, your expert help and advice is appreciated!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2012   #2

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Have you updated all your motherboard drivers from the Gigabyte support site?

You last crash STOP 0x0000000A: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Usual causes: Kernel mode driver, System Service, BIOS, Windows, Virus scanner, Backup tool, compatibility
The minidump is blaming memory corruption.
*                                                                             *
*                        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: 0000000000000090, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, 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: fffff80003f8afcf, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:

WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80004112100


fffff800`03f8afcf f0410fba6e481f  lock bts dword ptr [r14+48h],1Fh




PROCESS_NAME:  svchost.exe

TRAP_FRAME:  fffff8800883c4a0 -- (.trap 0xfffff8800883c4a0)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=0000000000000001 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0400000000000020
rdx=0000000000072b3b rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff80003f8afcf rsp=fffff8800883c630 rbp=fffffa8008757170
 r8=0000000000072b48  r9=0000000000000001 r10=0000000000000042
r11=0000058000000000 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0         nv up ei ng nz na po nc
fffff800`03f8afcf f0410fba6e481f  lock bts dword ptr [r14+48h],1Fh ds:00000000`00000048=????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff80003edf1e9 to fffff80003edfc40

fffff880`0883c358 fffff800`03edf1e9 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00000090 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`0883c360 fffff800`03edde60 : 00000000`42506650 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 02000000`000261da : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`0883c4a0 fffff800`03f8afcf : 00000000`00063332 fffffa80`05954438 00000000`42506600 fffff800`041cb73f : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffff880`0883c630 fffff800`03f8bc7b : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000004 fffffa80`05954450 fffffa80`05953000 : nt!MiIdentifyPfn+0x26f
fffff880`0883c6d0 fffff800`042f07e5 : fffffa80`05953000 fffff880`0883cc60 fffff880`0883c7a8 00000000`00000000 : nt!MmQueryPfnList+0xbb
fffff880`0883c710 fffff800`042334c8 : 00000000`00000006 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`05953000 00000000`00000001 : nt!PfpPfnPrioRequest+0x115
fffff880`0883c760 fffff800`041e9bd3 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00002000 00000000`00000001 : nt! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+0x4810d
fffff880`0883c7f0 fffff800`041ea449 : 00000000`00f5b748 fffff800`03eebf58 00000000`00f5b7a0 00000000`00000001 : nt!ExpQuerySystemInformation+0x1193
fffff880`0883cba0 fffff800`03edeed3 : 00000000`012a86a8 fffff880`0883cc60 00000000`012a0ce0 00000000`01b23c90 : nt!NtQuerySystemInformation+0x4d
fffff880`0883cbe0 00000000`7764167a : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x13
00000000`00f5b678 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x7764167a


fffff800`03f8afcf f0410fba6e481f  lock bts dword ptr [r14+48h],1Fh


SYMBOL_NAME:  nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner



IMAGE_NAME:  memory_corruption

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA_nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA_nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f

Followup: MachineOwner
Run memtest86+ for a minimum on 7 full passes with all RAM cards installed, best to run overnight.
Stop the test if you get any errors.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Soluto is mentioned in the crash report, uninstall Soluto for testing purposes or you can re-install a new updated version.

Old or problematic drivers:

adfs.SYS     Fri Jun 27 04:52:37 2008 - Adobe File System Driver
Update this driver or uninstall for testing purposes.

ElbyCDIO.sys Wed Feb 18 01:11:23 2009 - CD copy/clone app
Update program version or uninstall.

iaStor.sys   Fri Jun 05 09:53:40 2009 - Intel Storage drivers
Update to the latest version at the Intel site.

PxHlpa64.sys Tue Dec 11 07:49:01 2007 - Sonic CD/DVD driver (used by many different CD/DVD programs)
Update program version or uninstall.

VClone.sys   Sat May 23 07:08:37 2009 - VirtualCloneCD Driver by Elaborate Bytes AG
Update program version or uninstall.
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03 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 64bit

Thank you very much for this guide. I will follow accordingly.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

04 Feb 2012   #4

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