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Windows 7: Windows 7 x64 Nvidia 259.47 GTX285M Laptop Crash

11 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x6

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Yes, MSE is very good and it is highly rated. The price is right, too! :). We recommend MSE, especially while troubleshooting; it does not cause system conflicts.

Good to know that you ran video stress tests and your video adapter passed. That still does not eliminate the possibility of driver problems. The way I experimented with NVidia drivers was to download the the five latest drivers to my desktop and try them one at a time in order until I got the one that solved my problems.

I looked through your drivers and I could not find any webcam drivers nor drivers from Bison. However, I did find some out of date drivers. Out of date third party drivers can and do cause conflicts with Win 7. I cannot say these drivers are giving you problems since we don't have a dump file; but they certainly have the potential to do so. The dates in red font are really obsolete for Win 7.

smserial.sys 5/5/2009 - Motorola SM56 Modem WDM Driver is a driver file from Motorola Inc. belonging to product Motorola SM56 Modem. See if you can update this driver.

teamviewervp.sys 12/13/2007 - TeamViewer VPN Adapter TeamViewer VPN Adapter Kernel. I also have Teamviewer. I checked my drivers and I do not have this driver. I suggest you install the latest version of Teamviewer.

WDC_SAM.sys 4/16/2008 - WD SCSI Architecture Model (SAM) driver is a driver file from company Western Digital Technologies belonging to product WD External Storage. See if you cn update this driver from Western Digital.
You mean MSE isn't free?

Well, the drivers for the BisonCam are ksthunk.sys and usbvideo.sys both located in c:\windows\system32\drivers do you see those?

The Motorola modem driver I'm using is the latest one from here: MOTOROLA , it's the latest driver I can find all over the Internet.

I also use the latest Teamviewer. You don't have the VPN driver maybe because you did not enable VPN while installing Teamviewer.

Do you know where to get the latest SAM driver from WC? I can't find it anywhere.

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 Windows 7 x64 Nvidia 259.47 GTX285M Laptop Crash

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