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Windows 7: BSoD Gaming

12 Jan 2010   #11
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The dump file points to atikmdag.sys - a component of your ATI video drivers.
Now, this isn't necessarily the actual cause - but it's a place to start from.
For more info on the STOP 0x7E error, see here: BSOD Index

Please follow these steps:
- Download the latest ATI video driver from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. DO NOT download the Catalyst Control Center - just the Display Driver that's a bit further down the page.
- Uninstall all the ATI stuff from your system through Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program
- Install the freshly downloaded driver
- Monitor for further BSOD's.

Here's a summary of the BSOD:
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Sun Jan 10 20:23:16.827 2010 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:21:20.450
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000094, fffff88003fd0695, fffff880036b7fc8, fffff880036b7820}
Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+36e695 )

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