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Windows 7: BSOD while playing WoW and/or any videos from flash player

02 Jan 2014   #1
davisrob91

Florida
 
 
BSOD while playing WoW and/or any videos from flash player

I've been having reoccurring BSODs for the past few weeks here. Normally it will happen while i play World of Warcraft in a player vs player match. During other video games or while watching/playing something on flash player will cause crashes but rarely a full blown BSOD, normally the program will just crash.

I have a XFX 9300 GeForce motherboard and i'm just running the onboard graphics currently. I've cleaned and installed all video drivers possible for windows 7 64 bit, and I replaced the ram for my computer two weeks ago.

Some times the BSOD is for a STOP 132, Other times it will be for a STOP 0x0a, and a few times ive seen it BSOD for a pointer reference error.

I've updated windows 7 and installed all security packs, run multiple virus scans, including rootkit scans, maleware, ect...

I've checked my bios, my CPU is not overheating. I've gone through the windows repair scan twice, checking windows for any problems. Just installed the SF diagnostic tool, I'm hoping you all can help me pinpoint this to a driver problem or a hardware problem, I'm at my wits end.


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02 Jan 2014   #2
davisrob91

Florida
 
 
ADD On

Most of the time the BSOD is for a BCC code 124, Should have mentioned that earlier
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02 Jan 2014   #3
davisrob91

Florida
 
 

Intel Diagnostics on my processor found no errors. Recieved two more BSODs while attempting to update windows, one for BCC 0x000000cc, the other for BCC 0x000000d1. I have removed daemon tools and all video drivers at this time. re-installing the one essential nvidia driver in a clean version and am hoping for the best. Will attempt to play WoW and if the BSOD happens again I'll post that dmp file too... If anyone has some feedback on this it would be really appreciated.

After doing some research, this problem could span bad memory(Checked with diagnostics), bad hd(checked with ChkDsk), bad power supply/low voltage to CPU and RAM, or driver failure somewhere... I've been running the driver verifier but no BSOD that have pinpointed any files besides hal.dll and ntoskrnl.dll
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02 Jan 2014   #4
davisrob91

Florida
 
 

Happened again, maybe 20 minutes into World of Warcraft... This time it threw a BSOD with a BCC code 124, I'm uploading the most recent dmp with this post.
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02 Jan 2014   #5
davisrob91

Florida
 
 

Advice is excellent on here, I applauded the community for helping...

After downloading prime95 to stress test my system, i rechecked my bios and used a few dubious bits of software to keep tabs on the temperature and found my CPU to jump to 100 degrees Celsius when under heavy load. Only took about two minutes, immediately stopped prime95 and checked my heat sink.

Ended up replacing the thermal paste and the PSU, seems to have fixed the problem for now, may try switching back to old PSU to see if it was just the bloody heat sink being loosely connected. Haven't touched the heat sink in over 5 years...

Prime95 is still having an issue running. Can only have 2 workers and worker #2 immediately fails upon starting the stress test. Is my core possibly damaged from the overheating and can it still potentially cause problems, or does the stress test failure point to something else? The internet is running out of options.
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03 Jan 2014   #6
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Welcome to SF davisrob91 .

Good job so far! Can you give a little more information about the temperatures in which the CPU
is operating under now that the heatsink has been reseated with newly applied thermal compound?

The motherboard you are using is very old and it is reflected in the BIOS as well,
Code:
BiosReleaseDate = 11/04/2008
SystemManufacturer = XFX
SystemProductName = MI-9300-7AS9
As you said all of the dumps are indeed 0x124;
Code:
Error Type    : BUS error
Operation     : Generic

Error         : BUSL0_SRC_ERR_M_NOTIMEOUT_ERR (Proc 1 Bank 0)

--//SRC = The Processor originated the request | ERR = Generic Error | M = Memory Access |
NOTIMEOUT = Simply means the request did not timeout.
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Error         : BUSLG_GENERIC_ERR_*_NOTIMEOUT_ERR (Proc 0 Bank 5)

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Error         : BUSL0_SRC_ERR_M_NOTIMEOUT_ERR (Proc 0 Bank 0)
Usually a NOTIMEOUT_ERR is a thermal issue, which is what you found out as well.


One of the dumps, not being a 0x124 but rather a 0xA (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL)
we get a hint about the components that are usually the first to 'twitch out' with age
which are the USB ports.
Code:
 # Child-SP          RetAddr           Call Site
00 fffff800`00ba2508 fffff800`02ebfde9 nt!KeBugCheckEx
01 fffff800`00ba2510 fffff800`02ebea60 nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
02 fffff800`00ba2650 fffff800`02f8bf54 nt!KiPageFault+0x260
03 fffff800`00ba27e0 fffff880`0557fe0e nt!KdpStub+0x14
04 fffff800`00ba2820 fffff880`03c24968 kbdclass!KeyboardClassServiceCallback+0x47e
05 fffff800`00ba28a0 fffff880`03c1c629 kbdhid!KbdHid_InsertCodesIntoQueue+0x118
06 fffff800`00ba2900 fffff880`03c1c894 HIDPARSE!HidP_KbdPutKey+0x3d
07 fffff800`00ba2930 fffff880`03c1c7d2 HIDPARSE!HidP_TranslateUsage+0x84
08 fffff800`00ba2970 fffff880`03c24672 HIDPARSE!HidP_TranslateUsageAndPagesToI8042ScanCodes+0xde
09 fffff800`00ba29d0 fffff800`02ec2eb6 kbdhid!KbdHid_ReadComplete+0x276
0a fffff800`00ba2a50 fffff880`03c04acc nt!IopfCompleteRequest+0x336
0b fffff800`00ba2b40 fffff880`03c04d35 HIDCLASS!HidpDistributeInterruptReport+0x130
0c fffff800`00ba2bd0 fffff800`02ec2eb6 HIDCLASS!HidpInterruptReadComplete+0x235
0d fffff800`00ba2c60 fffff880`03c8a5d9 nt!IopfCompleteRequest+0x336
0e fffff800`00ba2d50 fffff880`03c8aab7 USBPORT!USBPORT_Core_iCompleteDoneTransfer+0xa15
0f fffff800`00ba2e30 fffff880`03c8864f USBPORT!USBPORT_Core_iIrpCsqCompleteDoneTransfer+0x3a7
10 fffff800`00ba2e90 fffff880`03c79f89 USBPORT!USBPORT_Core_UsbIocDpc_Worker+0xf3
11 fffff800`00ba2ed0 fffff800`02ecbf7c USBPORT!USBPORT_Xdpc_Worker+0x1d9
12 fffff800`00ba2f00 fffff800`02ec6a05 nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x1bc
13 fffff800`00ba2fb0 fffff800`02ec681c nt!KyRetireDpcList+0x5
14 fffff880`0a260ba0 00000000`00000000 nt!KiDispatchInterruptContinue
The fact that you are using the integrated graphics along with the infamous nVidia chipset
only makes me think that you might be better off in treating yourself to a new PC
if things won't start looking better for your PC pretty soon.

On what test of Prime95 did the workers failed?
other potential failure points are the 360 controller and the odd RAM module
(that you probably added later down the line?).

Looking forward for your input.
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03 Jan 2014   #7
davisrob91

Florida
 
 

Yes the second worker module did fail initially but with further testing of prime95 once the thermal paste set both workers continued without fail for over 3 hours.

The CPU processor is now holding steady at a solid temp of 39 C and when under heavy load it doesn't seem to climb higher than 61 or 62 C. I went for a solid 6 hours straight on WoW with no issues at all.

I know I need to get a graphics card fairly soon, I built this computer years ago on a very slim budget. Right now the iGPU is fluctuating from 55 C not under load and when playing a game or watching a video it is sitting around 80 - 88 C which as far as i understand is terrible, i've cleaned that heat sink as best I can but since there is no fan or remove to attach a fan I'll just get a decent Radeon card when I can. Unfortunately the motherboard bios is as up to date as possible

I agree with you its about time to upgrade the system but for now I've brought it back from the dead

Don't know what you mean by the odd ram module however. I just bought two new 2G sticks to replace my old ones. Could one of the 240 pin connectors be going with age?
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03 Jan 2014   #8
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

I was referring to one of the RAM sticks being different from the other two.
Good news , if it run smoothly let it be.

For any other issues we are here.
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