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Windows 7: Frequent BSOD.

22 May 2012   #1
karthik10001

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Frequent BSOD.

Hii All,

For quiet sometime now, i have been getting random BSOD's and i m unable to pin point the exact cause of it
System Spec's

OS: Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64 (Full Retail)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66Ghz
Motherboard: ASUS P5Q-VM
RAM: 2*2GB DDR2 Transcend
PSU: 600W
Graphic Card: ATI Radeon HD 4650
Initailly i assumed that i was getting BSOD's because of the graphic card or memory chips and thus i removed the graphic card and one memory chip.

Now i am running my PC without Graphic card and on 2GB RAM!! and still i get frequent BSOD's even while i m browsing.

My motherboard temp's are generally high i.e around 110-120F
CPU Temp is around 92F

Attached Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 and System Health Report.

Please Help me out!!

Regards
Karthik


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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22 May 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Before we can even begin to investigate the underlying causes you need to update this driver.


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).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 May 2012   #3
karthik10001

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hiii,

Firstly , i have downloaded the file "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" from the given link, but i am unable to install it directly from the "AsAcpiIns.exe" application file provided. It gives the following error:
"Initial File not Found."

So, i tried updating the file from Device Manager -> System devices -> ATK0110 ACPI UTILITY then manually choosing the downloaded file, i get the following message:

Quote:
The best driver software for your device is already installed

Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date
I checked the timestamp of the file present in C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder
it is: Thursday, ‎July ‎16, ‎2009 9:08:39 AM

The timestamp of the file which i downloaded from the above link is :
‎Thursday, ‎May ‎14, ‎2009 6:56:23 AM

I guess this is the reason why device manager is displaying the above quoted error.

But when i check the Minidump files i see the Time String for ASACPI.sys as: 3/28/2005 8:00:36 AM

I do not understand how this is possible!!

Regards
Karthik
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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22 May 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karthik10001 View Post
Hiii,

Firstly , i have downloaded the file "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" from the given link, but i am unable to install it directly from the "AsAcpiIns.exe" application file provided. It gives the following error:
"Initial File not Found."

So, i tried updating the file from Device Manager -> System devices -> ATK0110 ACPI UTILITY then manually choosing the downloaded file, i get the following message:

Quote:
The best driver software for your device is already installed

Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date
I checked the timestamp of the file present in C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder
it is: Thursday, ‎July ‎16, ‎2009 9:08:39 AM

The timestamp of the file which i downloaded from the above link is :
‎Thursday, ‎May ‎14, ‎2009 6:56:23 AM

I guess this is the reason why device manager is displaying the above quoted error.

But when i check the Minidump files i see the Time String for ASACPI.sys as: 3/28/2005 8:00:36 AM

I do not understand how this is possible!!

Regards
Karthik
I would find the location of the file dated 2005, and rename it to asacpi.bak so it cant load.
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