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Windows 7: laptop freezes when the hidden symbols button on taskbar is clicked

05 Dec 2011   #1

7 Home Premium 64
laptop freezes when the hidden symbols button on taskbar is clicked

Laptop freezes for 10 seconds time to time (especially streaming on youtube, scrolling with arrows, clicking the hidden items in taskbar)

Appreciate all help....

Thank you

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Dec 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by enistoshiba View Post
Laptop freezes for 10 seconds time to time (especially streaming on youtube, scrolling with arrows, clicking the hidden items in taskbar)

Appreciate all help....

Thank you
Several issues

1-this crash was Related to
iaStor.sys Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver - ia32.. Your is from before windows was released and needs to be updated.

2-Other old drivers needing updating

nipbcfk.sys    7/10/2007 8:07:45 PM        fffff880`00dcc000    fffff880`00dd4000    0x00008000    0x46942d61                        
nimdbgk.dll    6/13/2008 10:34:58 AM        fffff880`087b5000    fffff880`087fe000    0x00049000    0x485293a2                        
nimdbgkl.sys    6/13/2008 10:35:06 AM        fffff880`063fa000    fffff880`06400000    0x00006000    0x485293aa                        
nimxdfk.dll    6/13/2008 11:06:20 AM        fffff880`0622a000    fffff880`06284000    0x0005a000    0x48529afc                        
nimxdfkl.sys    6/13/2008 11:06:28 AM        fffff880`06224000    fffff880`0622a000    0x00006000    0x48529b04                        
nidimk.dll    6/13/2008 11:29:46 AM        fffff880`062ac000    fffff880`062f6000    0x0004a000    0x4852a07a                        
nidimkl.sys    6/13/2008 11:29:54 AM        fffff880`06284000    fffff880`0628a000    0x00006000    0x4852a082                        
adfs.SYS    6/26/2008 3:52:37 PM        fffff880`02aa2000    fffff880`02aba000    0x00018000    0x48640195                        
nimru2k.dll    11/24/2008 2:08:20 AM        fffff880`08c8b000    fffff880`08cfb000    0x00070000    0x492a52e4                        
nimru2kl.sys    11/24/2008 2:08:37 AM        fffff880`06299000    fffff880`0629f000    0x00006000    0x492a52f5                        
vna.sys    12/29/2008 7:10:44 AM        fffff880`0abad000    fffff880`0abd30c0    0x000260c0    0x4958be44                        
nimstsk.dll    12/29/2008 2:44:56 PM        fffff880`06206000    fffff880`06224000    0x0001e000    0x495928b8                        
nimstskl.sys    12/29/2008 2:45:05 PM        fffff880`06200000    fffff880`06206000    0x00006000    0x495928c1                        
mcdbus.sys    2/24/2009 5:34:07 AM        fffff880`042ff000    fffff880`0433b880    0x0003c880    0x49a3cd1f                        
spldr.sys    5/11/2009 11:56:27 AM        fffff880`0167c000    fffff880`01684000    0x00008000    0x4a0858bb                        
GEARAspiWDM.sys    5/18/2009 7:17:04 AM        fffff880`03fd7000    fffff880`03fe4000    0x0000d000    0x4a1151c0                        
amdxata.sys    5/19/2009 12:56:59 PM        fffff880`0116c000    fffff880`01177000    0x0000b000    0x4a12f2eb                        
Toshidpt.sys    5/19/2009 8:19:57 PM        fffff880`0ea16000    fffff880`0ea17000    0x00001000    0x4a135abd                        
Tosrfhid.sys    5/19/2009 8:23:51 PM        fffff880`0ea00000    fffff880`0ea15b00    0x00015b00    0x4a135ba7                        
RtHDMIVX.sys    5/20/2009 5:04:50 AM        fffff880`04281000    fffff880`042b0b00    0x0002fb00    0x4a13d5c2                        
Rt64win7.sys    5/22/2009 9:52:30 AM        fffff880`03f94000    fffff880`03fcd000    0x00039000    0x4a16bc2e                        
nipalk.sys    5/26/2009 5:54:23 PM        fffff880`0188b000    fffff880`01972000    0x000e7000    0x4a1c731f                        
tosrfec.sys    6/1/2009 1:58:53 AM        fffff880`084e4000    fffff880`084ed000    0x00009000    0x4a237c2d                        
nipxirmk.dll    6/4/2009 4:56:16 PM        fffff880`02ac0000    fffff880`02ae1000    0x00021000    0x4a284300                        
nipxirmkl.sys    6/4/2009 4:56:25 PM        fffff880`02aba000    fffff880`02ac0000    0x00006000    0x4a284309                        
dump_iaStor.sys    6/4/2009 8:53:40 PM        fffff880`02c8a000    fffff880`02da6000    0x0011c000    0x4a287aa4                        
iaStor.sys    6/4/2009 8:53:40 PM    iaStor.sys+1408c    fffff880`01012000    fffff880`0112e000    0x0011c000    0x4a287aa4                        
niorbk.dll    6/14/2009 3:14:57 PM        fffff880`02ae1000    fffff880`02af3000    0x00012000    0x4a355a41                        
tosporte.sys    6/16/2009 5:48:47 AM        fffff880`084ed000    fffff880`084fe000    0x00011000    0x4a37788f                        
TVALZFL.sys    6/19/2009 5:05:44 AM        fffff880`048ed000    fffff880`048f4000    0x00007000    0x4a3b62f8                        
NiViPxiK.sys    6/21/2009 1:56:20 PM        fffff880`062fc000    fffff880`0630a000    0x0000e000    0x4a3e8254                        
NiViPxiKl.sys    6/21/2009 1:56:26 PM        fffff880`062f6000    fffff880`062fc000    0x00006000    0x4a3e825a                        
pgeffect.sys    6/22/2009 4:00:11 AM        fffff880`085ed000    fffff880`085f3e80    0x00006e80    0x4a3f481b                        
tos_sps64.sys    6/24/2009 12:31:09 AM        fffff880`01360000    fffff880`013da000    0x0007a000    0x4a41ba1d                        
tosrfbd.sys    7/7/2009 7:13:38 AM        fffff880`0ebbd000    fffff880`0ebef480    0x00032480    0x4a533bf2
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).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: Drivers and Downloads

3-I do notice McAffee which is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!

How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee consumer products using the McAfee Consumer Products Removal tool (MCPR.exe)

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
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