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Windows 7: dxgkrnl.sys BSOD when watching video. Error 0x00000116

06 Mar 2012   #1
Pomppeli

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
dxgkrnl.sys BSOD when watching video. Error 0x00000116

I just fixed my last BSOD (faulty RAM) that kept appearing and now I'm getting a new one. I was just beginning to watch a video using firefox, screen froze and then i got this BSOD. I checked memory dump with BlueScreenView and results were :

BC code : 0x00000116
Caused By Driver : dxgkrnl.sys
Caused By Address : dxgkrnl.sys+5d000
(I will attach .dmp)

I have new rig with
Asus gtx 560 ti 448
Intel core i5 2500k
Asrock z68 pro3 gen3
and Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

my GPU and CPU temperatures were around 35 degrees during BSOD.

My video card driver version is 295.73 - WHQL and it has worked properly before.


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06 Mar 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Well you have checked the normal things and they look good.
The 295.73 - WHQL could be corrupt. Remove and install it again.
I would run another memory test on the new ram. Your video card ram and system ram do communicate with each other when needed.
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06 Mar 2012   #3
Pomppeli

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have tested my new RAM and it's working good. Anyway no more BSODs appeared today and everything seems to be alright. If I get more blue screens i'll contact here.
Thanks!
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10 Mar 2012   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

It's been 3 days are you still okay?
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30 Apr 2012   #5
presha

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I've just upgraded my rig to similiar to yours and I have the exact same problem. I tested everything, the mobo, the PSU, the memory..Used different drivers (all from Catalyst 11.12 to 12.4) and I still have random bsods in games, photoshop, etc... Basically I can't do anything, can't work, can't play...ffs
Here's my current setup

+MOBO ASRock Z68 EXTREME3 GEN3
+CPU
i5 2500k @ 4.8Ghz + Scythe Mugen 2 Rev.B
+RAM
2x 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 @ 1600 Mhz 9-9-9-24
+GPU
2x ASUS EAH5850 TOP DirectCU @ 960/1200
+HDD1
Crucial M4 128Gb SSD
+HDD2
Samsung HD204UI 2TB
+DISPLAY
ASUS VW22 @ 1680x1050

+CASE
Antec Gamer 300
+CONTROLLER
X360 Gamepad
+SYSTEM
Win7 x64 SP1 + Catalyst 12.1

I've read dozens of topics on different forums, tried almost every method that I found - still nothing. Everything was fine when I had ASUS P5K PRO and C2D E8400..

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30 Apr 2012   #6
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

presha, you may or may not get a response in this thread from the OP. You would probably be better off starting your own thread and following the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html to get dedicated help.
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