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Windows 7: BSOD'ing after X amount of up time

07 Oct 2012   #11

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Windows 7 x64

It create minidumps, or at least it's supposed too.
All the same everything points to the creative labs driver so far.
Turn off driver verifier in the meantime, it's really not helping in this case.

You can also do this to help ensure minidumps are created.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
Under the Write Debugging Information header
Select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
OK your way out.
Reboot if changes have been made.

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07 Oct 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

So summary of how it looks now.

I'm running all 4 sticks of ram. I have the Sound Blaster drivers uninstalled. Verifier is off. I'm using my onboard sound card. The selective suspend is off(but the SB drivers aren't installed, so that shouldn't be an issue.)

Any other recommendations? Just wait and see if I crash?
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07 Oct 2012   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

We just wait at this point. Meanwhile uninstall the soundblaster driver and just use the regular plugs (it shouldn't require drivers to work that way)
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07 Oct 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Correct, this is what I am doing. Alright, will check back in later! Thanks a ton, Magus.
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08 Oct 2012   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Decided to check my computer after I let it idle for like an hour, because I heard the fan working hard. Blue screen.

Verifier is off. Soundblaster is uninstalled, headset is plugged into the jacks.
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09 Oct 2012   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Changed a few more power settings, CPU didn't crash overnight. We'll see if/when it does.
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09 Oct 2012   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Crashed in middle of game, no minidump
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13 Oct 2012   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Still crashing, I just been shutting down at night.
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13 Oct 2012   #19

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Windows 7 x64

The most recent crash dump in that is the same stuff I was looking at up above, always blaming the creative labs driver.
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13 Oct 2012   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
From where I'm sitting it seems like your soundblaster device is having problems.
First thing I would suggest is a reinstall of the drivers.
Probably caused by : XENfiltv.sys ( XENfiltv+1817 )

Followup: MachineOwner

4: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high.  This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If a kernel debugger is available get the stack backtrace.
Arg1: 0000000000003378, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, bitfield :
    bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
    bit 3 : value 0 = not an execute operation, 1 = execute operation (only on chips which support this level of status)
Arg4: fffff8000309044e, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:

WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800032b9100


fffff800`0309044e 488908          mov     qword ptr [rax],rcx





TRAP_FRAME:  fffff88003963900 -- (.trap 0xfffff88003963900)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=0000000000003378 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0000000000003390
rdx=fffff8800454b1d8 rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff8000309044e rsp=fffff88003963a90 rbp=0000000000000000
 r8=0000000000000000  r9=fffff880009b3180 r10=0000000000000100
r11=fffff80003239260 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0         nv up ei pl nz na po nc
fffff800`0309044e 488908          mov     qword ptr [rax],rcx ds:b000:00000000`00003378=????????????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff80003089769 to fffff8000308a1c0

fffff880`039637b8 fffff800`03089769 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00003378 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`039637c0 fffff800`030883e0 : fffff880`016b1000 fffff800`03382000 fffff800`0337c000 fffff880`0454b1e0 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`03963900 fffff800`0309044e : fffff800`0352b340 fffff800`0322fe50 fffffa80`0ade7620 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffff880`03963a90 fffff800`0308e846 : 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0ade7620 00000000`00000000 fffff800`0322fe50 : nt!KiSignalSynchronizationObject+0x4e
fffff880`03963ae0 fffff880`063ed817 : fffff880`00000000 fffff980`00000008 fffff800`0322fe00 fffffa80`0b402f50 : nt!KeSetEvent+0x106
fffff880`03963b50 fffff880`00000000 : fffff980`00000008 fffff800`0322fe00 fffffa80`0b402f50 fffffa80`0ade7620 : XENfiltv+0x1817
fffff880`03963b58 fffff980`00000008 : fffff800`0322fe00 fffffa80`0b402f50 fffffa80`0ade7620 fffff800`0352b2eb : 0xfffff880`00000000
fffff880`03963b60 fffff800`0322fe00 : fffffa80`0b402f50 fffffa80`0ade7620 fffff800`0352b2eb fffffa80`0ade7620 : 0xfffff980`00000008
fffff880`03963b68 fffffa80`0b402f50 : fffffa80`0ade7620 fffff800`0352b2eb fffffa80`0ade7620 fffffa80`0ade7620 : nt!ViPendingWorkers+0x100
fffff880`03963b70 fffffa80`0ade7620 : fffff800`0352b2eb fffffa80`0ade7620 fffffa80`0ade7620 fffff980`0b74eff8 : 0xfffffa80`0b402f50
fffff880`03963b78 fffff800`0352b2eb : fffffa80`0ade7620 fffffa80`0ade7620 fffff980`0b74eff8 fffff980`0b74eca0 : 0xfffffa80`0ade7620
fffff880`03963b80 fffff800`0352b36c : fffff800`0322fe50 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`066d95f0 3cd7002c`00000100 : nt!ViPendingCompleteAfterWait+0x7b
fffff880`03963bc0 fffff800`03320e6a : 7d3c3ed8`0fb2b5a9 c7174a8e`e71e64f1 74242ce8`2bd3fd6b 25828fa5`6d48705c : nt!ViPendingWorkerThread+0x2c
fffff880`03963c00 fffff800`0307aec6 : fffff880`009b3180 fffffa80`06732040 fffff880`009be0c0 7baf37ff`1dfc9134 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`03963c40 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`03964000 fffff880`0395e000 fffff880`039638d0 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16


fffff880`063ed817 ??              ???


SYMBOL_NAME:  XENfiltv+1817

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner


IMAGE_NAME:  XENfiltv.sys



BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA_VRF_XENfiltv+1817

Followup: MachineOwner
Well, I uninstalled them, can I just search for the xenfiltv.sys and delete that? Or will it cause bigger problems? Do you suggest a format and clean install to ensure all of those drivers are gone?
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