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Windows 7: Very Sporadic BSOD

29 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Premium
Very Sporadic BSOD

I hope you can help, this BSOD is driving me nuts!

I bought the system, custom built, over two years ago. After a few weeks I had a BSOD - the error suggests checking any hardware I installed recently but as it was all new I ignored it.

A few weeks went by and then another one...then another. The problem is every time I try to do something to address the problem I think I've fixed it because the BSOD is so sporadic! I can get it after half an hour or usage with several in one day or I can use it for hours without any problem and not see one for weeks!

It came with Vista Premium (32 bit) pre-installed. After months of this Windows 7 came out so I upgraded to Windows 7 and chose the wipe clean and upgrade from scratch option. I thought I'd beat it but then hardly used my PC for months afterwards.

Until early December. I've been using it regular since and the BSOD is back. I've done everything! I've upgraded the graphics card to the latest drivers, flashed the BIOS to the latest (none-Beta) version, I have AVAST and Spybot Seek & Destroy installed which I update and run regularly, I've defragged the HD, run every diag and benchmarking program I can think of and all have passed. I've opened the case up to check for anything loose, cleaned all the dust out. I've set the BIOS to default and turned all overclocking off, enabled the AMD Cool N Quiet option and set the power management setting in windows to power save mode in case it was a overheating issue.

As a last course of action I replaced the memory three weeks ago. I had two 1 gig sticks so decided to upgrade and I've got 2 2gig ones that are compatible with my motherboard. All seemed fine and again I thought I'd beat the ******* but in the last few days I've had two more BSOD's!!

I've attached the files as per the sticky, if you need any more info let me know!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jan 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\richc46\AppData\Local\Temp\Low\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\9PK7LXW5\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2[1]\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\012911-21684-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*
Executable search path is: 
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16617.x86fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x82c52000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x82d9a810
Debug session time: Sat Jan 29 07:59:31.354 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:31:28.852
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 7F, {d, 0, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : amdk8.sys ( amdk8!C1Halt+4 )
Followup: MachineOwner
1: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
This means a trap occurred in kernel mode, and it's a trap of a kind
that the kernel isn't allowed to have/catch (bound trap) or that
is always instant death (double fault).  The first number in the
bugcheck params is the number of the trap (8 = double fault, etc)
Consult an Intel x86 family manual to learn more about what these
traps are. Here is a *portion* of those codes:
If kv shows a taskGate
        use .tss on the part before the colon, then kv.
Else if kv shows a trapframe
        use .trap on that value
        .trap on the appropriate frame will show where the trap was taken
        (on x86, this will be the ebp that goes with the procedure KiTrap)
kb will then show the corrected stack.
Arg1: 0000000d, EXCEPTION_GP_FAULT
Arg2: 00000000
Arg3: 00000000
Arg4: 00000000
Debugging Details:
LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from 82c1e31a to 82c98f6b
807debb4 82c1e31a badb0d00 000fc5a9 00000000 nt!KiSystemFatalException+0xf
807dec28 90299bb6 badb0d00 00000000 00000008 hal!HalpClockInterruptPn+0x42
807dec98 82cd76b5 85722b38 807c7800 807c2000 amdk8!C1Halt+0x4
807ded20 82cba00d 00000000 0000000e 00000000 nt!PoIdle+0x538
807ded24 00000000 0000000e 00000000 00000000 nt!KiIdleLoop+0xd
90299bb6 c3              ret
SYMBOL_NAME:  amdk8!C1Halt+4
FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner
IMAGE_NAME:  amdk8.sys
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  0x7f_d_amdk8!C1Halt+4
BUCKET_ID:  0x7f_d_amdk8!C1Halt+4
Followup: MachineOwner
1: kd> lmtsmn
start    end        module name
9035b000 90387000   1394ohci 1394ohci.sys Mon Jul 13 19:51:59 2009 (4A5BC89F)
8b018000 8b060000   ACPI     ACPI.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:11:11 2009 (4A5BBF0F)
8fa9f000 8faf9000   afd      afd.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:12:34 2009 (4A5BBF62)
9532c000 9533e000   AgileVpn AgileVpn.sys Mon Jul 13 19:55:00 2009 (4A5BC954)
90298000 902aa000   amdk8    amdk8.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:11:03 2009 (4A5BBF07)
953e5000 953f4000   AmdLLD   AmdLLD.sys   Fri Jun 29 15:47:32 2007 (468561D4)
8b1d5000 8b1de000   amdxata  amdxata.sys  Tue May 19 13:57:35 2009 (4A12F30F)
9531d000 9531e420   ASACPI   ASACPI.sys   Thu Aug 12 22:52:52 2004 (411C2D04)
90276000 90276fa0   AsIO     AsIO.sys     Mon Aug 03 03:02:32 2009 (4A768B88)
90274000 90275080   AsUpIO   AsUpIO.sys   Sun Jul 05 22:21:27 2009 (4A515FA7)
955e6000 955e8b00   aswFsBlk aswFsBlk.SYS Thu Jan 13 03:37:07 2011 (4D2EB9B3)
8b5ab000 8b5e2000   aswMonFlt aswMonFlt.sys Thu Jan 13 03:37:17 2011 (4D2EB9BD)
8faf9000 8fafd200   aswRdr   aswRdr.SYS   Thu Jan 13 03:37:29 2011 (4D2EB9C9)
9022d000 90273480   aswSP    aswSP.SYS    Thu Jan 13 03:41:11 2011 (4D2EBAA7)
8fa95000 8fa9ef00   aswTdi   aswTdi.SYS   Thu Jan 13 03:40:14 2011 (4D2EBA6E)
9d117000 9d120000   asyncmac asyncmac.sys Mon Jul 13 19:54:46 2009 (4A5BC946)
8b13d000 8b146000   atapi    atapi.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:11:15 2009 (4A5BBF13)
8b146000 8b169000   ataport  ataport.SYS  Mon Jul 13 19:11:18 2009 (4A5BBF16)
8b400000 8b407000   Beep     Beep.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:45:00 2009 (4A5BC6FC)
8b1ef000 8b1fd000   blbdrive blbdrive.sys Mon Jul 13 19:23:04 2009 (4A5BC1D8)
83253000 8325b000   BOOTVID  BOOTVID.dll  Mon Jul 13 21:04:34 2009 (4A5BD9A2)
9c68b000 9c6a4000   bowser   bowser.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:14:21 2009 (4A5BBFCD)
97800000 9781e000   cdd      cdd.dll      unavailable (00000000)
95568000 9557e000   cdfs     cdfs.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:11:14 2009 (4A5BBF12)
83200000 8321f000   cdrom    cdrom.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:11:24 2009 (4A5BBF1C)
8329d000 83348000   CI       CI.dll       Mon Jul 13 21:09:28 2009 (4A5BDAC8)
8b586000 8b5ab000   CLASSPNP CLASSPNP.SYS Mon Jul 13 19:11:20 2009 (4A5BBF18)
8325b000 8329d000   CLFS     CLFS.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:11:10 2009 (4A5BBF0E)
8b396000 8b3f3000   cng      cng.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:32:55 2009 (4A5BC427)
9531f000 9532c000   CompositeBus CompositeBus.sys Mon Jul 13 19:45:26 2009 (4A5BC716)
9557e000 9558b000   crashdmp crashdmp.sys Mon Jul 13 19:45:50 2009 (4A5BC72E)
8b000000 8b018000   dfsc     dfsc.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:14:16 2009 (4A5BBFC8)
8b3f3000 8b3ff000   discache discache.sys Mon Jul 13 19:24:04 2009 (4A5BC214)
8b608000 8b619000   disk     disk.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:11:28 2009 (4A5BBF20)
954e7000 95500000   drmk     drmk.sys     Mon Jul 13 20:36:05 2009 (4A5BD2F5)
9558b000 95595000   dump_diskdump dump_diskdump.sys Mon Jul 12 23:24:27 2010 (4C3BDC6B)
955ba000 955cb000   dump_dumpfve dump_dumpfve.sys Mon Jul 13 19:12:47 2009 (4A5BBF6F)
95595000 955ba000   dump_nvstor dump_nvstor.sys Wed May 20 02:44:09 2009 (4A13A6B9)
95500000 9550a000   Dxapi    Dxapi.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:25:25 2009 (4A5BC265)
9522d000 952e4000   dxgkrnl  dxgkrnl.sys  Mon Nov 01 22:37:53 2010 (4CCF7981)
952e4000 9531d000   dxgmms1  dxgmms1.sys  Mon Nov 01 22:37:04 2010 (4CCF7950)
902aa000 902b5000   fdc      fdc.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:45:45 2009 (4A5BC729)
8b1de000 8b1ef000   fileinfo fileinfo.sys Mon Jul 13 19:21:51 2009 (4A5BC18F)
9520e000 95218000   flpydisk flpydisk.sys Mon Jul 13 19:45:45 2009 (4A5BC729)
833c7000 833fb000   fltmgr   fltmgr.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:11:13 2009 (4A5BBF11)
8b20e000 8b217000   Fs_Rec   Fs_Rec.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:11:14 2009 (4A5BBF12)
8b554000 8b586000   fvevol   fvevol.sys   Fri Sep 25 22:24:21 2009 (4ABD7B55)
8b766000 8b797000   fwpkclnt fwpkclnt.sys Mon Jul 13 19:12:03 2009 (4A5BBF43)
90355000 9035a280   GEARAspiWDM GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 08:16:53 2009 (4A1151B5)
82c1b000 82c52000   hal      halmacpi.dll Mon Jul 13 19:11:03 2009 (4A5BBF07)
90387000 903a6000   HDAudBus HDAudBus.sys Mon Jul 13 19:50:55 2009 (4A5BC85F)
95468000 954b8000   HdAudio  HdAudio.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:51:46 2009 (4A5BC892)
9d135000 9d148000   HIDCLASS HIDCLASS.SYS Mon Jul 13 19:51:01 2009 (4A5BC865)
9553f000 95545480   HIDPARSE HIDPARSE.SYS Mon Jul 13 19:50:59 2009 (4A5BC863)
9d12a000 9d135000   hidusb   hidusb.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:51:04 2009 (4A5BC868)
9c606000 9c68b000   HTTP     HTTP.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:12:53 2009 (4A5BBF75)
8b600000 8b608000   hwpolicy hwpolicy.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:01 2009 (4A5BBF05)
953c9000 953d6000   kbdclass kbdclass.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:15 2009 (4A5BBF13)
9d153000 9d15f000   kbdhid   kbdhid.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:45:09 2009 (4A5BC705)
80b9f000 80ba7000   kdcom    kdcom.dll    Mon Jul 13 21:08:58 2009 (4A5BDAAA)
965bf000 965f3000   ks       ks.sys       Wed Mar 03 22:57:52 2010 (4B8F2FC0)
8b383000 8b396000   ksecdd   ksecdd.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:11:56 2009 (4A5BBF3C)
8b502000 8b527000   ksecpkg  ksecpkg.sys  Thu Dec 10 23:04:22 2009 (4B21C4C6)
955e9000 955f9000   lltdio   lltdio.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:53:18 2009 (4A5BC8EE)
955cb000 955e6000   luafv    luafv.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:15:44 2009 (4A5BC020)
83237000 83242000   mcupdate_AuthenticAMD mcupdate_AuthenticAMD.dll Mon Jul 13 19:13:13 2009 (4A5BBF89)
9d120000 9d12a000   MO3v2Driver MO3v2Driver.sys Sun Nov 21 21:20:47 2010 (4CE9D37F)
9555d000 95568000   monitor  monitor.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:25:58 2009 (4A5BC286)
953d6000 953e3000   mouclass mouclass.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:15 2009 (4A5BBF13)
9d148000 9d153000   mouhid   mouhid.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:45:08 2009 (4A5BC704)
8b127000 8b13d000   mountmgr mountmgr.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:27 2009 (4A5BBF1F)
9c6a4000 9c6b6000   mpsdrv   mpsdrv.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:52:52 2009 (4A5BC8D4)
9c6b6000 9c6d9000   mrxsmb   mrxsmb.sys   Sat Feb 27 02:32:02 2010 (4B88CA72)
9c6d9000 9c714000   mrxsmb10 mrxsmb10.sys Sat Feb 27 02:32:21 2010 (4B88CA85)
9c714000 9c72f000   mrxsmb20 mrxsmb20.sys Sat Feb 27 02:32:11 2010 (4B88CA7B)
8fa5a000 8fa65000   Msfs     Msfs.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:11:26 2009 (4A5BBF1E)
8b069000 8b071000   msisadrv msisadrv.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:09 2009 (4A5BBF0D)
8b358000 8b383000   msrpc    msrpc.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:11:59 2009 (4A5BBF3F)
8fa0a000 8fa14000   mssmbios mssmbios.sys Mon Jul 13 19:19:25 2009 (4A5BC0FD)
8b7ee000 8b7fe000   mup      mup.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:14:14 2009 (4A5BBFC6)
8b40d000 8b4c4000   ndis     ndis.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:12:24 2009 (4A5BBF58)
95356000 95361000   ndistapi ndistapi.sys Mon Jul 13 19:54:24 2009 (4A5BC930)
95361000 95383000   ndiswan  ndiswan.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:54:34 2009 (4A5BC93A)
95457000 95468000   NDProxy  NDProxy.SYS  Mon Jul 13 19:54:27 2009 (4A5BC933)
8fb56000 8fb64000   netbios  netbios.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:53:54 2009 (4A5BC912)
8fafe000 8fb30000   netbt    netbt.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:12:18 2009 (4A5BBF52)
8b4c4000 8b502000   NETIO    NETIO.SYS    Mon Jul 13 19:12:35 2009 (4A5BBF63)
8fa65000 8fa73000   Npfs     Npfs.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:11:31 2009 (4A5BBF23)
8fa00000 8fa0a000   nsiproxy nsiproxy.sys Mon Jul 13 19:12:08 2009 (4A5BBF48)
82c52000 83062000   nt       ntkrpamp.exe Fri Jun 18 23:55:24 2010 (4C1C3FAC)
8b229000 8b358000   Ntfs     Ntfs.sys     Mon Jul 13 19:12:05 2009 (4A5BBF45)
8b5f8000 8b5ff000   Null     Null.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:11:12 2009 (4A5BBF10)
965bd000 965be040   nvBridge nvBridge.kmd Sat Oct 16 13:04:23 2010 (4CB9DB17)
95c20000 965bc5a0   nvlddmkm nvlddmkm.sys Sat Oct 16 13:07:56 2010 (4CB9DBEC)
903a6000 903fac80   nvm62x32 nvm62x32.sys Fri Oct 17 17:00:39 2008 (48F8FCF7)
8b169000 8b18e000   nvstor   nvstor.sys   Wed May 20 02:44:09 2009 (4A13A6B9)
8fb37000 8fb56000   pacer    pacer.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:53:58 2009 (4A5BC916)
902d9000 902f1000   parport  parport.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:45:34 2009 (4A5BC71E)
8b0a6000 8b0b7000   partmgr  partmgr.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:11:35 2009 (4A5BBF27)
9c72f000 9c736000   parvdm   parvdm.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:45:29 2009 (4A5BC719)
8b071000 8b09b000   pci      pci.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:11:16 2009 (4A5BBF14)
8b112000 8b119000   pciide   pciide.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:11:19 2009 (4A5BBF17)
8b119000 8b127000   PCIIDEX  PCIIDEX.SYS  Mon Jul 13 19:11:15 2009 (4A5BBF13)
8b200000 8b20e000   pcw      pcw.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:11:10 2009 (4A5BBF0E)
9c736000 9c7cd000   peauth   peauth.sys   Mon Jul 13 20:35:44 2009 (4A5BD2E0)
954b8000 954e7000   portcls  portcls.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:51:00 2009 (4A5BC864)
83242000 83253000   PSHED    PSHED.dll    Mon Jul 13 21:09:36 2009 (4A5BDAD0)
8fbf1000 8fbf8300   RapportCerberus_19917 RapportCerberus_19917.sys Tue Sep 21 07:48:59 2010 (4C989BAB)
8b7de000 8b7eb280   RapportKELL RapportKELL.sys Sun Oct 03 17:39:52 2010 (4CA8F828)
8fbc8000 8fbf0080   RapportPG RapportPG.sys Sun Oct 03 17:39:40 2010 (4CA8F81C)
9533e000 95356000   rasl2tp  rasl2tp.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:54:33 2009 (4A5BC939)
95383000 9539b000   raspppoe raspppoe.sys Mon Jul 13 19:54:53 2009 (4A5BC94D)
9539b000 953b2000   raspptp  raspptp.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:54:47 2009 (4A5BC947)
953b2000 953c9000   rassstp  rassstp.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:54:57 2009 (4A5BC951)
8fb87000 8fbc8000   rdbss    rdbss.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:14:26 2009 (4A5BBFD2)
8fa42000 8fa4a000   RDPCDD   RDPCDD.sys   Mon Jul 13 20:01:40 2009 (4A5BCAE4)
8fa4a000 8fa52000   rdpencdd rdpencdd.sys Mon Jul 13 20:01:39 2009 (4A5BCAE3)
8fa52000 8fa5a000   rdprefmp rdprefmp.sys Mon Jul 13 20:01:41 2009 (4A5BCAE5)
8b527000 8b554000   rdyboost rdyboost.sys Mon Jul 13 19:22:02 2009 (4A5BC19A)
95400000 95413000   rspndr   rspndr.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:53:20 2009 (4A5BC8F0)
9c7cd000 9c7d7000   secdrv   secdrv.SYS   Wed Sep 13 09:18:32 2006 (45080528)
902cf000 902d9000   serenum  serenum.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:45:27 2009 (4A5BC717)
902b5000 902cf000   serial   serial.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:45:33 2009 (4A5BC71D)
8b7d6000 8b7de000   spldr    spldr.sys    Mon May 11 12:13:47 2009 (4A084EBB)
9d05c000 9d0ad000   srv      srv.sys      Thu Aug 26 23:31:26 2010 (4C77318E)
9d00d000 9d05c000   srv2     srv2.sys     Thu Aug 26 23:30:45 2010 (4C773165)
9c7d7000 9c7f8000   srvnet   srvnet.sys   Thu Aug 26 23:30:39 2010 (4C77315F)
8b18e000 8b1d5000   storport storport.sys Mon Jul 13 19:45:58 2009 (4A5BC736)
953e3000 953e4380   swenum   swenum.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:45:08 2009 (4A5BC704)
8b61d000 8b766000   tcpip    tcpip.sys    Sun Jun 13 23:36:59 2010 (4C15A3DB)
95218000 95225000   tcpipreg tcpipreg.sys Mon Jul 13 19:54:14 2009 (4A5BC926)
8fa8a000 8fa95000   TDI      TDI.SYS      Mon Jul 13 19:12:12 2009 (4A5BBF4C)
8fa73000 8fa8a000   tdx      tdx.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:12:10 2009 (4A5BBF4A)
8fb77000 8fb87000   termdd   termdd.sys   Mon Jul 13 20:01:35 2009 (4A5BCADF)
97bd0000 97bd9000   TSDDD    TSDDD.dll    unavailable (00000000)
90277000 90298000   tunnel   tunnel.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:54:03 2009 (4A5BC91B)
95200000 9520e000   umbus    umbus.sys    Mon Jul 13 19:51:38 2009 (4A5BC88A)
9550a000 95521000   usbccgp  usbccgp.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:51:31 2009 (4A5BC883)
8b7ec000 8b7ed700   USBD     USBD.SYS     Mon Jul 13 19:51:05 2009 (4A5BC869)
90346000 90355000   usbehci  usbehci.sys  Fri Oct 23 23:58:55 2009 (4AE27B7F)
95413000 95457000   usbhub   usbhub.sys   Sat Oct 24 00:00:05 2009 (4AE27BC5)
902f1000 902fb000   usbohci  usbohci.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:51:14 2009 (4A5BC872)
902fb000 90346000   USBPORT  USBPORT.SYS  Mon Jul 13 19:51:13 2009 (4A5BC871)
8b09b000 8b0a6000   vdrvroot vdrvroot.sys Mon Jul 13 19:46:19 2009 (4A5BC74B)
8b217000 8b223000   vga      vga.sys      Mon Jul 13 19:25:50 2009 (4A5BC27E)
8fa14000 8fa35000   VIDEOPRT VIDEOPRT.SYS Mon Jul 13 19:25:49 2009 (4A5BC27D)
8b0b7000 8b0c7000   volmgr   volmgr.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:11:25 2009 (4A5BBF1D)
8b0c7000 8b112000   volmgrx  volmgrx.sys  unavailable (00000000)
8b797000 8b7d6000   volsnap  volsnap.sys  Mon Jul 13 19:11:34 2009 (4A5BBF26)
8fb64000 8fb77000   wanarp   wanarp.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:55:02 2009 (4A5BC956)
8fa35000 8fa42000   watchdog watchdog.sys Mon Jul 13 19:24:10 2009 (4A5BC21A)
83348000 833b9000   Wdf01000 Wdf01000.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:36 2009 (4A5BBF28)
833b9000 833c7000   WDFLDR   WDFLDR.SYS   Mon Jul 13 19:11:25 2009 (4A5BBF1D)
8fb30000 8fb37000   wfplwf   wfplwf.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:53:51 2009 (4A5BC90F)
97970000 97bbb000   win32k   win32k.sys   unavailable (00000000)
8b060000 8b069000   WMILIB   WMILIB.SYS   Mon Jul 13 19:11:22 2009 (4A5BBF1A)
95c00000 95c1a000   WudfPf   WudfPf.sys   Mon Jul 13 19:50:13 2009 (4A5BC835)
Update These Drivers.
Amdk8.sys file description
Productname: AMD Processor Driver
Description: AMD Processor Driver
Company: Advanced Micro Devices

  ASACPI.sys   Thu Aug 12 22:52:52 2004
  AmdLLD.sys   Fri Jun 29 15:47:32 2007
 nvm62x32.sys Fri Oct 17 17:00:39 2008
  amdxata.sys  Tue May 19 13:57:35 2009
 nvstor.sys   Wed May 20 02:44:09 2009
The reports that you have submitted reveal clues to the cause of your problem. They do not give a definitive answer. The more reports that we receive the more clues are made available improving our chances of finding a solution to your problem. Each remedy suggested must be performed regardless of placement in this report or other variables. You may have to experience several more BSODs until the final answer is discovered.

If overclocking restore normal settings

SFC /scannow
System Files - SFC Command

Scan with your Anti Virus

Update outdated listed drivers. If I have inadvertently listed any Microsoft Drivers, they can be ignored.

Asacpi.sys is a driver from the Austek Computer Corp. Your driver is very old and is known to cause BSOD's in current Windows versions; it must be updated

How to Find Drivers
search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
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My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Premium

Many thanks for those suggestions - I'll get right on it and report back if any further BSOD's occur!

My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

You do that. I hope to see you back again, but not with problems. I hope that you return just to have fun and learn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Premium

I seem to be having trouble doing any of the recommendations.

I've searched for an update of Amdk8.sys but the official AMD site does not list any new drivers since the release of XP:

AMD Support Search

I'm wary of installing a set of drivers unless they are newer than the one I have installed and say support windows 7.

Asacpi.sys - When I go to the ASUS website linked the Asus Navigation Wizard fails to launch the install wizard (I just keep clicking on the GO link which has a URL of javascript:install_activex() and does nothing). So a manual search on Asacpi.sys returns nothing. Inputting my motherboard details returns BIOS updates which I've already done prior to posting on this forum. There does not seem to be any option to search on processor drivers.

The SCF command link says this command specific for Vista. Will this be safe to run on Windows 7?

I installed driversweeper. The link seems to be for an older version which gave an error when I tried to run it after installing but I found the latest version and this runs fine. When I run it the report is giving me the option to remove drivers. I just want to confirm are these leftover remnants of drivers it has detected or is it also offering to remove drivers that I'm currently using?

Sorry about asking for confirmation on these but what I failed to mention in my original post was when I first flashed the BIOS it failed and I ended up with a very expensive paperweight for a PC. All recovery attempts failed and in the end I had to buy a new BIOS chip so I'm being 'extra' cautious!
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30 Jan 2011   #6

windows 7 ultimate

To help you on your way:

ASACPI.sys Thu Aug 12 22:52:52 2004 Asus ATK101 ACPI Utility
Input your Mother board details. You'll find the ATK101 drivers under the sub-heading: Utilities.

nvm62x32.sys Fri Oct 17 17:00:39 2008 nForce Ethernet

nvstor.sys Wed May 20 02:44:09 2009 nVidia Storage

AmdLLD.sys Fri Jun 29 15:47:32 2007 AMD Low Level Device Driver Quote: "(not compatible with Win7 AFAIK)"

amdk8.sys Mon Jul 13 19:11:03 2009 Processor Device Driver Windows Update
amdxata.sys Tue May 19 13:57:35 2009 AMD storage controller driver - usually from the Windows 7 DVD Windows Update
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30 Jan 2011   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Lets do the most important one first.
You could use this information
Use Windows Vista Compatibility Mode to Install Windows XP Drivers – Software Driver Download™
You could just return to device manager and use install previous version.
You could make a system restore point first to prevent problems.

For Asacpi, the above post looks good.

That being said, I only relate information that I feel is correct. I am not going to assure you that if you proceed the problem will be fixed and no other problems will orccur. I would feel awful if I said something like that and a problem did occur.
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31 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 7 Premium

Thanks for the reply Thimble. I still cannot locate the ASACPI.sys. I input my Motherboard (M2N-SLI Deluxe) - under Utilities is a tool which updates my BIOS. I tried this previously and it corrupted my BIOS - I need to order a new BIOS chip and flashed my BIOS manually. There's no ASACPI.sys that I can see at all in any of the categories.

I'll try the other links you've provided (at work at the moment) and see how I get on!

Richc46 - I appreciate the efforts - I'm just being cautious because of the above and I am wary of trying out solutions which specify Vista instead of Windows 7.

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31 Jan 2011   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Its your computer and the final decision is yours. I can merely present ideas and you are free to use them or not. Whatever you decide, I hope that it solves your problem.
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31 Jan 2011   #10

windows 7 ultimate

Try here. Not your Mobo, but they're all the same (file, not Mobo!) Asus ATK0110 driver. Look under the sub-heading: Utilities.
Roughly the 12th one down.
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