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Windows 7: BSOD every 30 minutes on desktop

08 Feb 2014   #1
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
BSOD every 30 minutes on desktop

Hey guys, having an irritating issue.

My computer keeps restarting every 30 minutes or so I don't physically see the bluescreen but it informs me it does bluescreen when I boot up again.

Anyways, this just started happening yesterday and I would love some help on solving this.

I'm hoping its fixable but I have a feeling I'm going to have to buy some new hardware .

Q6600 2.4ghz stock
Asrock mobo
4gb corsair ram
msi 560 ti gfx

Alright so, I'm going to upload this fast before it crashes again if any additional information is needed please let me know. Temps are in the 20's so thats fine, hope software not hardware related.

ANY help you guys can provide would be greatly appreciated!!!!

thanks so much


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08 Feb 2014   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

What you're getting is a TDR116 (Timeout Detection Error) error from your GPU which failed to respond in time, thus crashing the driver and subsequently the whole OS. This can be caused by multiple factors including defective RAM/GPU or corrupt drivers. Reinstall your Nvidia driver but make sure only the Display Driver and PhysX are selected.

20C is pretty good, that rules out overheating and leaves us with either a GPU-related issue or defective RAM.

Run a Video Memory Test with OCCT and test your RAM
NVIDIA/AMD Video Card - Test with OCCT
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

More information:
STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa80053734e0, fffff880029be0dc, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+9a30dc )
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08 Feb 2014   #3
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Appreciate the reply. I tried doing memtest last night but my computer still restarts every 30mins even while running that.. Didn't have any errors in that short time though. Also that graphic card I've had to rma it 4 times in the past 2 and a half years..... It's crazy. When I get home I'll try install fresh drivers if it still happens I suppose I'll look for my old video card to see if its the 560 ti failing again... If not all that's left is the ram right?

Thanks
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08 Feb 2014   #4
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Crashing during memtest86 suggests a hardware error, mostly likely defective RAM.
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08 Feb 2014   #5
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ahh I see, ill run more tests tonight swap rams gpus etc see if i can get it stable... if I cannot i suppose it is time to upgrade my pc... rather than spending 80$ on DDR2 ram AGAIN when my pc is already dated.

Ill post back with results. thanks guys, appreciate it!
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09 Feb 2014   #6
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Well, I opened my case and noticed on the graphics card there was a giant water spot on the back of it. Again, condensation around all the fans throwing water all around my case shorting everything. PC turns on but nothing on the screen, swapped graphics cards and ram still no posting. Wonder if the mobo got shot too, sigh. At least I have a laptop for now. Price you pay living on the beach in hawaii... salt air destroys EVERYTHING. PC dies yearly.

Thanks for your help guys, looks like i'll be building a new pc soon when I have the money!
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17 Feb 2014   #7
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hey guys, I ended up buying all new parts except my graphics card...

I now have a i5 4670k, msi mobo, 8gb ram and still using the 560 ti.

First few days worked fine.. now im getting bluescreens every 10 minutes again. What a nightmare... Heres the report again any light u can shed on the problem would be much appreciated ((. Thanks guys....

extra information if needed
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17 Feb 2014   #8
Punkfs

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I have made a new thread considering these bluescreens are on a different computer to avoid confusion.

Thanks

Bsod every 30 mins, mostly new rig
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