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Windows 7: Multiple BSOD's while gaming, idling.

13 May 2012   #1
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Multiple BSOD's while gaming, idling.

For the past month I've run into a nasty number of BSOD's and the occasional system freeze where my whole computer locks up and requires a manual reboot. On reboot my Mobo asks to run setup(F1) or continue with default settings (F2) AMI is the maker not sure of the specifics. After uninstalling drivers multiple times for sound, as well as graphics nothing seemed to correctly fix my problem and I took it to bestbuy (still under warranty) for a hardware check which came back fine. I tried re-installing windows via a return to factory settings as well as a fresh install using the disk after that failed as well. Now i'm at a loss as to how to fix my problems, any help would be greatly appreciated.


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13 May 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Before we can begin to investigate we need you to update the follow driver. asacpi.sys/ Yours is from 2005

Asacpi.sys

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.
Quote:
Please visit this link: Asus tek computer inc. -support- drivers and download p7p55d le

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5K-VM

Scroll down to the utilities category, then scroll down to the "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).

Download and install it.

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers to check and make sure that the asacpi.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (not before).
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13 May 2012   #3
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thanks for the response I updated said driver and about an hour and a half later my computer froze up again, no bsod though. I loaded up DOTA 2 and ran well for ~ 40 minutes then the freeze happened. Running temp on my graphics card was normal.
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14 May 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Salamandrex View Post
Thanks for the response I updated said driver and about an hour and a half later my computer froze up again, no bsod though. I loaded up DOTA 2 and ran well for ~ 40 minutes then the freeze happened. Running temp on my graphics card was normal.

Have you uploaded the new Dmps?
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14 May 2012   #5
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Sorry about that here are the latest dmps. Thanks for the help.
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14 May 2012   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

These were related to your AVG. I would remove and replace it with MSE at least to test.

I note you have AVG.
AVG can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S .
Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

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14 May 2012   #7
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thanks for the help so far, got a BSOD as running the uninstaller but so far everything seems to be working fine with Essentials installed. Will keep you posted.
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14 May 2012   #8
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Had another BSOD while watching a youtube video after uninstalling avg and installing Windows Security Essentials. Followed by a BSOD on boot up at the welcome screen.
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14 May 2012   #9
Salamandrex

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Tried to run in safe mode and try a virus scan with Windows Security Essentials, constant blue screening ensued.
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14 May 2012   #10
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Salamandrex View Post
Tried to run in safe mode and try a virus scan with Windows Security Essentials, constant blue screening ensued.
These are all over the map.

Please download the free version of Malwarebytes.
Update it immediately.
Do a full system scan
Let us know the results at the end.

Malwarebytes : Download free malware, virus and spyware tools to get your computer back in shape!
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