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Windows 7: BSOD help

09 Apr 2011   #1
boucher19

Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 
 
BSOD help

Hey guys just got my first bsod in quite a while. Hoping you guys can help me out here.
Also noticed coretemp stopped reporting temps. Not sure if thats related or not.

Retail install of x64 windows 7 home

Amd Phenom x6 1055t

8gb ddr3 adata memory 1600mhz

nvidia geforce 9800gt

Adata 64gb ssd for o.s and 1.5tb wd caviar green

Appreciate the help guys


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10 Apr 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boucher19 View Post
Hey guys just got my first bsod in quite a while. Hoping you guys can help me out here.
Also noticed coretemp stopped reporting temps. Not sure if thats related or not.

Retail install of x64 windows 7 home

Amd Phenom x6 1055t

8gb ddr3 adata memory 1600mhz

nvidia geforce 9800gt

Adata 64gb ssd for o.s and 1.5tb wd caviar green

Appreciate the help guys

Core temp is from 2005 its a wonder it ever worked in win 7. Both of these are memory exceptions probably caused by a driver.

I would run memtest to verify the memory

Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program.

Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.


AND

run driver verifier to find which driver is causing the problems.


Beyond that, please run Verifier with these settings:
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Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

Then, here's the procedure:
- 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"
NOTE: You can use Low Resource Simulation if you'd like. From my limited experimentation it makes the BSOD's come faster.
- 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. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation (an estimate on my part).

Reboot into Windows (after the crash) and turn off Driver Verifier by going back in and selecting "Delete existing settings" on the first page, then locate and zip up the memory dump file and upload it with your next post.

If you can't get into Windows because it crashes too soon, try it in Safe Mode.
If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.

If that doesn't work, post back and we'll have to see about fixing the registry entry off-line:
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Delete these registry keys (works in XP, Vista, Win7):
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\VerifyDrivers
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\VerifyDriverLevel

Using Driver Verifier to identify issues with Windows drivers for advanced users
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10 Apr 2011   #3
boucher19

Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 
 
Found bad driver

rtcore64.sys which after doing some research Ive found it to be a driver that accompanies EVGA precision. A tool I use to regulate my fan speed on my graphic card. The 9800gt runs hot! Do i have any alternatives whats my best course of action?
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