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Windows 7: BSOD when idle or gaming HD6670 .rar attached

11 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
BSOD when idle or gaming HD6670 .rar attached

Hi there, these last couple of days i've been experiencing BSOD intermittently. this happens whether gaming or just browsing in chrome.

I thought it might have been my GPU overheating so i ran MSi afterburner but the temp's when idling were 35-40, however, when the issue starts (really bad screen lag then complete lockup, all audio sticks then BSOD) the temps were fine but the GPU usage would spike too 100%.

Booting to safe mode i uninstalled all ATI drivers and ran regcure and driversweeper then performed a full scan with malwarebytes to check for virus etc, i then removed my GPU from the mobo and ran with integrated graphics and it worked fine.

I left the computer unplugged from the mains for a good half hour then put the card back in and installed the latest drivers all it worked fine and i was playing arkham asylum without any issues, i tabbed out to check facebook and when i tabbed in again my usb gamepad was not responding, so i pulled it out and replugged then... BSOD, although it was a different one this time but i couldn't catch what it said...

my system specs

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
i3 540
ATI HD 6670
4GB ram

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Welcome to SevenForums.

7 out of 8 dumps come with BCC 116 go through: STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

Perform a clean install of the following driver(s) with driver sweeper:
Driver Reference Table
kd> lmvm xusb21
start    end        module name
a17ed000 a17fbb00   xusb21   T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: xusb21.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\xusb21.sys
    Image name: xusb21.sys
    Timestamp:        Fri Aug 14 04:09:56 2009 (4A848F34)
    CheckSum:         00017405
    ImageSize:        0000EB00
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Go through these tutorials:
  1. USB Driver - General Fix for Problems
  2. USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off
Several issues:

AVG is not the best security software. It also contributes in BSOD-s often.
Start Menu\Programs\AVG	Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG	Public
Uninstall and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials.MSE is recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software:-
1. Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
2. Malwarebytes - Free
3. Good and Free system security combination.
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Uninstall the following programs as well:
  1. Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Pro Public:Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Pro Public
  2. Start Menu\Programs\RegCure Public:Start Menu\Programs\RegCure Public
  3. Start Menu\Programs\Sandboxie Public:Start Menu\Programs\Sandboxie Public
  4. Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy Public:Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy Public
  5. Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner LordBob-PC\Lord Bob:Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner LordBob-PC\Lord Bob
  6. Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner\SDK LordBob-PC\Lord Bob:Start Menu\Programs\MSI Afterburner\SDK LordBob-PC\Lord Bob
Uninstall using the free version of Revo uninstaller. Uninstall in Advanced Mode so you'll have an option to clear registry leftovers.

For monitoring the heat/celsius of the system, use Speccy or HWinfo:
Version	6.1.7600 Build 7600
Your windows is outdated. Install all updates including service pack 1:Run the System File Checker. It allows the user to scan for and restore corruptions in Windows system files.
  • 1. Click on the
    2. Type CMD on Search
    3. Left click and Run as Administrator
    4. Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Free up the start-up, nothing except the antivirus is usually needed:Post back results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2012   #3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

The issue with my card seems like it was just a driver conflict, since i reinstalled it hasn't happened. I updated windows and i removed the usb drivers and followed the instructions in both tutorials you posted and my gamepad has been fine.

I ran the file checker and disk check after the first BSOD and all was fine

I'm sure it was simply the display driver and the gamepad driver, thanks for all your help
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Dec 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Good to know.
Post back if they reoccur.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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