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Windows 7: BSOD while gaming

15 Dec 2010   #1
ethanchu

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
BSOD while gaming

Hi, I built my own computer over the summer and have been experiencing pretty consistent BSOD's while gaming. Here is my minidump:


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16 Dec 2010   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

The dmp(s) point to ntkrpamp.exe or ntoskrnl.exe as the probable cause. We know this is not the case, as these are core OS files, and will definitely not cause a BSOD. They are just the default files the debuggers blame when they can't see a better cause. We need to run driver verifier to pinpoint the faulting driver...

- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual settings from a full list" and click "Next"
- Select everything EXCEPT FOR "Low Resource Simulation" and click "Next"
- Select "Select driver names from a list" and click "Next"
Then select all drivers NOT provided by Microsoft and click "Next"
- Select "Finish" on the next page.

Reboot the system and wait for it to crash to the Blue Screen. Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out.

Then upload the new dumps
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16 Dec 2010   #3
ethanchu

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

thank you very much! I will try later today. My friend told me a few days ago that my bsod's also had something to do with sptd.sys, so I disabled it in the registry. For this most recent bsod, do you still se it as a problem?
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16 Dec 2010   #4
ethanchu

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I disabled my sptd.sys yesterday, so if that was the problem and with my nonmicrosoft drivers being verified and I don't get a blue screen, can I just turn off the verifying?
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16 Dec 2010   #5
ethanchu

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

ok while having windows verifying drivers, i got a bsod on bootup once, here is the minidump.
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