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Windows 7: BSOD at startup (only?), (Memory Corruption)

24 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
BSOD at startup (only?), (Memory Corruption)

I get BSOD upon startup. But not everytime I start the PC. It's like once a day, and often when I start the PC for the first time in the morning. I hope some of you guys can give me some help. The only thing I catched from the dump file was something about a memory corruption...

Thanks in advance


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25 Oct 2012   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit


Problematic software:
Start Menu\Programs\Norton Internet Security	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton Internet Security	Public
Norton is known to cause BSODs, please uninstall it.
Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:- Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Your graphic card drivers need to be updated. The current ones installed on your laptop is from 2009 (very old)
Drivrutin	c:\windows\system32\drivers\atikmdag.sys (, 5,76 MB (6*037*504 byte), 2009-08-18 03:48)
2: kd> lmvm atikmdag
start             end                 module name
fffff880`07402000 fffff880`07a19000   atikmdag T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: atikmdag.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys
    Image name: atikmdag.sys
    Timestamp:        Tue Aug 18 09:05:47 2009 (4A8A1A8B)
    CheckSum:         005CE06B
    ImageSize:        00617000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Click on the Start ► Control Panel ► Programs ► Uninstall a program ► Uninstall everything related to ATI and reboot.

Delete remnants of the older drivers using Driver Sweeper

Get the latest version from the AMD website or from a reliable source like If not that way then open Device Manager and update from there.

Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Keep us posted
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