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Windows 7: Constant BSOD


05 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 
Constant BSOD

First post here.

I went over two years without a single BSOD and suddenly I'm getting it several times each day. Recently, I get a BSOD four or five times in a row on boot-up before I can get to my desktop. Here's my minidump; if anyone can help, I'll be greatly thankful.

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05 Mar 2012   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Asacpi.sys

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause
Yours is dated 2005.

Quote:
Please visit this link: Asus tek computer inc. -support- drivers and download p7p55d le

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5K-VM

Scroll down to the utilities category, then scroll down to the "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).

Download and install it.

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers to check and make sure that the asacpi.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (not before).
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05 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

Thank you for such a prompt response. I've done it and will reply if I encounter any issues.
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05 Mar 2012   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

That was fast.
Well done!
Good luck!
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05 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

Everything went well until about twenty minutes ago. I got a BSOD while watching a movie on Netflix, and then several more while trying to boot up. Any other suggestions would be very much appreciated.
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05 Mar 2012   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Your ASACPI.SYS is still dated 2005. Do you need help in removing it?
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05 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

Very weird: I checked last night and both files listed creation dates of 2009. I've reinstalled it and it's showing Asacpi.sys created 05/14/2009 in C:\Windows\System32\drivers. I'll update if anything else happens; thank you for noticing and replying.
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05 Mar 2012   #8

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mindtripWZ View Post
Very weird: I checked last night and both files listed creation dates of 2009. I've reinstalled it and it's showing Asacpi.sys created 05/14/2009 in C:\Windows\System32\drivers. I'll update if anything else happens; thank you for noticing and replying.
Sometimes there can be two versions on a system and if you run a system file check one is replaced with the other. DO a search for asacpi.sys across the entire C drive
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05 Mar 2012   #9
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

FYI...
In case needed refer link.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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06 Mar 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

I've got a 2005-dated file in C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\atk2000.inf_amd64_neutral_a91abe245a6c41c8. No matter what I try to do with security permissions, I can't put the new files in this folder. Is this possibly the source of my issue?
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