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Windows 7: Unexpected shutdowns playing any game

17 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home 32bit.
Unexpected shutdowns playing any game

Im experiencing unexpected shutdowns whenever i open any game within 10 mins, be it an old game like war3 or a new game like dead space2.. Until i open any game, everything works fine.. This is driving me crazy . Please help
I have attached both my performance report and windows_nts_bsod_jcgriff2 folders

The error window showed
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: 87E52510
BCP3: C000009A
BCP4: 00000004
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

My basic pc info
Intel(R) core(TM) i3 CPU 540@3.07Ghz 3.06Ghz
Ram :4 GB
OS : 32 bit OS
Antivirus : Malware Anti bytes And Microsoft Security essentials

I made no updates whatsoever except updating my NVIDIA Geforce 8400GS drivers

Hoping for a reply soon .
Thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

This is a TDR116 Error which is typically caused by your display driver or a defect in your RAM/GPU. The Nvidia 8000 Series is known to have overheating issues/memory problems.

Run a Video Memory Test with OCCT
NVIDIA/AMD Video Card - Test with OCCT

Test your RAM:
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Run Prime 95 to test your CPU. Carefully the instructions in this tutorial: CPU - Stress Test with Prime95. Run 3 separate tests, one on each of the settings (Blend, Small FFTs, Large FFTs). Post back with your results.
Note that this test may overheat the CPU, ensure proper cooling.

Post back with your results.

*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: 87e52510, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: 986adeee, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: c000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 00000004, Optional internal context dependent data.

Debugging Details:

986adeee 55              push    ebp






913e1cb0 987c1c26 00000116 87e52510 986adeee nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x1e
913e1cd4 987bbd5a 986adeee c000009a 00000004 dxgkrnl!TdrBugcheckOnTimeout+0x8d
913e1d18 987c2b16 87e52510 8746d008 913e1d3c dxgkrnl!DXGADAPTER::Reset+0xee
913e1d28 97c2f20b 87e52510 8746d008 00000000 dxgkrnl!TdrResetFromTimeout+0x12
913e1d3c 97c32485 8746d008 00000000 8744b610 dxgmms1!VidSchiRecoverFromTDR+0x15
913e1d50 8344b66d 8746d008 bb45d5cd 00000000 dxgmms1!VidSchiWorkerThread+0x7f
913e1d90 832fd0d9 97c32406 8746d008 00000000 nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x9e
00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 nt!KiThreadStartup+0x19

STACK_COMMAND:  .bugcheck ; kb

986adeee 55              push    ebp

SYMBOL_NAME:  nvlddmkm+a6feee

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: nvlddmkm

IMAGE_NAME:  nvlddmkm.sys


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  0x116_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys

BUCKET_ID:  0x116_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home 32bit.

Thnx for the advice.. Will work on it soon.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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