Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: BSOD while playing World of Warcarft

31 Mar 2012   #1
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
BSOD while playing World of Warcarft

Ok, here's the problem, this started when i had to change my graphics because of all the BSOD's i was getting. My first card was a NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GS, the card i now have installed is a GeForce 8500 GT. When im browsing the web, listening to music or watching videos both cards have no problem. But when I start to play games, such as WOW, i get a blue screen. Im not sure if its my video card or what. I downloaded multiple drivers, from the newest to even rolling back the drivers. My ram is brand new and I've also tested them too. I download CoreTemp and SpeedFan to check the temperatures of my cpu and my gpu and all are fine. I can play wow for about 4mins before i get a bluescreen. I've ran the 64 and 32 bit of wow and both still give me BSOD's. I've gotten 1 BSOD from the 9500 GS while surfing the web. I'm not sure what's the problem, i want to the issue before i go buy a 460Ti and find out that its not a hardware issue. I can post reports if needed but it keeps telling me that i don't have permission to, just need a few steps to show me how to correctly post it.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
31 Mar 2012   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 



We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:
Quote:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:
Quote:
* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.

* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #3
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Here is my dump file
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

01 Apr 2012   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

jeremiah.

Your DMP from a few days ago was caused by memory corruption/exception (`c0000005) (probably a driver).
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.


* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have Raid update its Driver.




Memtest.
Quote:
*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+



Driver verifier

Quote:
Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Special Pool", "Force Pending I/O Requests" and "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
- Select "Select driver names from a list" and click "Next"
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click "Next"
- Select "Finish" on the next page.

Reboot the system and wait for it to crash to the Blue Screen.
Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly.
The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out.
If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation.


Reboot into Windows (after the crash) and turn off Driver Verifier by going back in and selecting "Delete existing settings" on the first page, then locate and zip up the memory dump file and upload it with your next post.

If you can't get into Windows because it crashes too soon, try it in Safe Mode.
If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #5
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ok, will do, and im using my onboard Video Card no BSODs yet. And im MostDef not overclocking. And how do i update my raid?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #6
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Does raid relate to my HDD?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #7
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I'm posting through my phone, when will I know when the test is done? Or how long do I have to run it? 0 errors atm btw.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeremiah215 View Post
Does raid relate to my HDD?
Jeremiah

From your DMP files you dont appear to have a raid so not really relevant (the reference was in a canned speech for all) but if you like you can read about raids here,

RAID - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Memtest should be run for between 6-8 passes and you can see the current status on the screen.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #9
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Yea this test must take hours then, still on pass 0, ill report back when its finished.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2012   #10
jeremiah215

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ok ill post back around 7 passes, also, I'm getting a new vid card for the computer I'm currently building, ill test that vid card on this pc and post back results. If it does BSOD ill know that it didn't my vid cards and most likely ram(like you all mentioned) or just my mobo. Could I possbly need a mobo update? I tried before and couldn't find an update.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 BSOD while playing World of Warcarft




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD playing some games/recently playing FIFA World
The title speaks for itself, i have dump files listed below, and i would really like to fix this problem. Thank you in advance.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD When playing World Of Tanks
Hi, I'm having issues with different BSODs but seems to only happen when playing World Of Tanks and some web browsing. Graphics driver has been updated and that's about it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD while playing World of Warcraft
The game crashed and then from what I saw it also managed to cause BSOD.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD Playing World of Tanks.
So far I have had a total of 5 BSODs since I formatted. I was getting them before too, just to clarify. The BCCodes are 0x00000001, 0x0000007f, 0x000000fc, 0x00000001 and 0x00000050. They were caused by two things, ntoskrnl.exe and nvlddmkm.sys. I have only gotten them when World of Tanks is open,...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD when playing World of tanks
Hi I need some help , my desktop is crashing randomly when playing games on it I attached the minidump file as instucted and also I tried using bluescreen viewer but I dont know how to fix it. Any help would be highly appreciated . thanks in Advance!
BSOD Help and Support
World of warcarft BSOD
Looks like windows 7 64 bit drivers from nvidia are not quite up to the challenge yet? I am using the nvidia 190.62 driver. Anyone else seen this? Also, BSOD aside, I will get times where the video just freezes but if i ctrl+alt+del then click cancel, wow will unfreeze. Thanks all! ...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:18.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App