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Windows 7: Persistent BSOD of varying types after or during any Graphical games.


11 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Persistent BSOD of varying types after or during any Graphical games.

To be honest this problem has had me against the rails forever. Its a smattering of different BSOD's and different error types at different times. I just cant pin this thing down.

I need help. The computer is becoming almost unusable.

System specs:
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium x64
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. M4A79XTD EVO
Memory: G.Skill DDR3 [PC3-12800]
Graphics Card(s): NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Sound Card: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Hard Drives: Seagate ST500DM002-1BD142

DUMP files and a system health report are attached!


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11 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Device Concerns:
Code:
Not Available	ACPI\ATK0110\1010110	The drivers for this device are not installed.
Make sure to install all device drivers. This one is an ASUS utility program listed as ATK0110 from your ASUS motherboard support site. http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD..._EVO/#download -> Windows 7 64bit -> Utilities -> ATK0110 driver for WindowsXP/Vista/Windows 7 32&64-bit

Do not install any other ASUS utilities.

If you need help, please fill in your system specs in your profile and not in a post in this thread: System Info - See Your System Specs

Software Concerns:
Windows Updates:
Make sure you install all Windows Updates. You have not yet installed Service Pack 1:
Update to Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [August 2011]

Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [August 2011]

Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft Download Center

Service Pack 1 Download site

Security Software:
Security Software: ??? Make sure to install security software. I recommend either of these:
After installing your security software, update it, and then run full scans today with each program. Report back the results of the scans.

Analysis:
Crashes have a variety of BugCheck codes. This typically indicates a hardware concern. Run some hardware checks.
  • If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

  • If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:
    • SSD firmware
    • BIOS Version
    • Chipset Drivers
    • Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
    • If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site and not from your motherboard/vendor support site.

  • Run all but the advanced tests with SeaTools for HDDs.
    SeaTools for Windows

    SeaTools for DOS
  • Monitor temperatures during the following tests.
    Use the following programs to monitor the temperatures.
  • Run the boot version of Memtest86+ paying close attention to Parts 2 and 3 of the tutorial. Also, in case Memtest86+ misses anything and comes up with no errors, run the extended version of the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool for at least five passes. These you may want to run overnight since they take a long time to complete (run them an hour before bed each of the next two nights and check before going to sleep that they are still running).

    warning   Warning
    Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!


    For Part 3: If You Have Errors: If you swap any memory components, follow these steps for ESD safety:
    1. Shut down and turn off your computer.
    2. Unplug all power supplies to the computer (AC Power then battery for laptops, AC power for desktops)
    3. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds to close the circuit and ensure all power drains from components.
    4. Make sure you are grounded by using proper grounding techniques, i.e. work on an anti-static workbench, anti-static desk, or an anti-static pad. Hold something metallic while touching it to the anti-static surface, or use an anti-static wristband to attach to the anti-static material while working. If you do not have an anti-static workbench, desk, or pad, you can use your computer tower/case by finding a metal hold in it, such as a drive bay.
    Once these steps have been followed, it is safe to remove and replace components within your computer.
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