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Windows 7: BSOD after window updates

03 May 2012   #1
ccindybell

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
BSOD after window updates

I have been having a problem with bluescreens after window updates & haven't been able to find anyone knowledgeable to help me solve it. Can anyone help?

Descrip of System:
Dell Inspiron 1750
windows 7 Premium Home
64 bit
Pentium Dual Core Proc. 2.20 ghz
4 gb ram

Thanks to anyone who can assist me.


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03 May 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

No DMPS included in upload please try this method.

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:
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* 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:
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* 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.
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03 May 2012   #3
ccindybell

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for your help. I am new at this as you can tell.
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04 May 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

This was related to your ATW Protocol Driver and were developed by company America Online. Yours is from 2009 and needs to be updated or removed. You also have old drivers from as far back as 2005

Old drivers

Code:
wanatw64.sys    4/11/2005 6:07:10 PM       
RtsUStor.sys    5/8/2009 4:15:18 AM        
yk62x64.sys    5/20/2009 4:14:06 AM        
igdkmd64.sys    6/3/2009 2:16:49 PM       
iaStor.sys    6/4/2009 9:53:40 PM       
CtClsFlt.sys    6/15/2009 1:06:41 AM       
PxHlpa64.sys    6/23/2009 7:16:35 PM       
SynTP.sys    6/25/2009 9:47:41 PM       
stwrt64.sys    6/29/2009 1:52:05 PM       
BCM42RLY.sys    7/7/2009 8:34:55 PM        
bcmwl664.sys    7/7/2009 8:45:04 PM
How To Find Drivers:
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- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
Driver Reference Table


I would also remove and replace Symantec with MSE.


Symantec is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST


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

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows




I would also update to SP-1


Please run the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) and then update to SP-1


32 Bit

Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

64 Bit

Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details


Now update to SP-1

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
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