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Windows 7: BSOD playing Battlefield 3,

20 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
BSOD playing Battlefield 3,


Recently i built a new PC when I couldn't playbattlefield on the old one, now i keep getting bsod's every week or so, mostly when playing battlefield but not always, once was in the middle of the night when it wasn't even in use and yesterdays one was just from waking from sleep

Any help would be appriciated

win7 pro 64bit
AMD FX-6100
Sapphire HD6870
Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3
Kingston HyperX 8GB


My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Feb 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

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Your last two crashes are:
Usual causes: Device driver
WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800036af100  000000000000009c 
IMAGE_NAME:  dxgmms1.sys

Usual causes: Video driver, overheating, bad video card, ?BIOS, ?Power to card
IMAGE_NAME:  atikmpag.sys

Follow the instruction at this link: STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

Which AMD graphics driver are you using?

Out of date or problematic drivers:
gdrv.sys     Fri Mar 13 11:22:29 2009 - Gigabyte Easy Saver - mobo power utility driver
GEARAspiWDM.sys Mon May 18 20:17:04 2009 - CD-ROM Class Filter Driver by Gear Software Also comes with iTunes
savonaccess - Sophos Anti-Virus On-Access Driver
These drivers need to be updated or uninstalled for testing purposes, they possibly can be re-installed after the crash cause is found.

Uninstall the Gigabyte utilities, they are known to cause crashes in Windows 7.
Uninstall iTunes, for testing, also known to cause crashes in Windows 7.
Uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus, until the crash cause is found.
Install MSE anti-virus during analyses and testing.
Microsoft Security Essentials*- Free Antivirus for Windows
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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