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Windows 7: BSOD playing any games, error 0x000000F4

28 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
BSOD playing any games, error 0x000000F4

My computer has been randomly BSODing during any game at random times. Sometimes it does it around the 20 minute mark or it doesn't do it at all that day.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

007Hydra welcome to SevenForums

If you have an SSD drive update the firmware

Update your SATA Drivers
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

Hello 007Hydra.

You have SPTD installed. And as usual it is failing.
fffff880`06991918  fffff880`01093192Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\sptd.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for sptd.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for sptd.sys
Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall the program at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
  • Double click to open it.
  • Click this button only:
  • If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
For a better analysis, we need the MSINFO32.nfo file.

The ATI display driver is failing, too.
fffff880`069922f8  fffff880`02f0b25fUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
And it is not the latest version.
fffff880`02f05000 fffff880`02f64000   atikmpag T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: atikmpag.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
    Image name: atikmpag.sys
    Timestamp:        Sat Nov 17 01:09:13 2012 (50A69661)
    CheckSum:         00058D88
    ImageSize:        0005F000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Update your ATI/AMD display driver.
You can get it from the link in our forum, Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7, or you may go to AMD Graphics Driver and Software and opt for Automatically Detect and Install the appropriate driver for your card.

During installation, you may opt for advanced installation, and install the display driver only, not the Catalyst Control Center.

Some keyboard/mouse elements are failing, too. But for obtaining more information about it, we need the aforesaid MSINFO32.nfo file.

There are some reasons to suspect a memory failure (RAM or GPU).
CHKIMG_EXTENSION: !chkimg -lo 50 -d !nt
    fffff80002e8c000-fffff80002e8c049  74 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+2c0
    [ 8b d3 e8 a9 ce fc ff 4c:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c04b-fffff80002e8c051  7 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+30b (+0x4b)
    [ 8b 4c 24 54 33 db e9:ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c053-fffff80002e8c0ee  156 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+313 (+0x08)
    [ fe ff ff 48 8b 5e 20 e9:ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c0f0-fffff80002e8c11e  47 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+3b0 (+0x9d)
    [ 48 85 ed 74 04 c6 45 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c120-fffff80002e8c13e  31 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+3e0 (+0x30)
    [ 41 0b ff 41 0f ba e7 19:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c140-fffff80002e8c186  71 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+400 (+0x20)
    [ 33 db e9 fe fc ff ff c6:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c188-fffff80002e8c23a  179 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+448 (+0x48)
    [ 8b 84 24 60 01 00 00 8b:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c23c-fffff80002e8c23e  3 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+4fc (+0xb4)
    [ e9 df fd:f9 f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c240-fffff80002e8c26a  43 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+500 (+0x04)
    [ ff 44 0f b6 84 24 78 01:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c26c-fffff80002e8c4b6  587 bytes - nt!SepAccessCheck+52c (+0x2c)
    [ ff 90 90 90 90 90 90 90:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c4b8-fffff80002e8c546  143 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+178 (+0x24c)
    [ 80 bc 24 91 00 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c548-fffff80002e8c65a  275 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+208 (+0x90)
    [ ff c6 84 24 90 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c65c-fffff80002e8c661  6 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+31c (+0x114)
    [ 85 c0 0f 85 31 a0:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c664-fffff80002e8c6b9  86 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+324 (+0x08)
    [ 48 8b 84 24 b8 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c6bc-fffff80002e8c6c8  13 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+37c (+0x58)
    [ 66 83 bc 24 9c 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c6ca-fffff80002e8c701  56 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+38a (+0x0e)
    [ ff 41 8b 45 10 85 c0 0f:f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c704-fffff80002e8c75c  89 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+3c4 (+0x3a)
    [ 25 00 00 06 00 0b f0 40:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c75e-fffff80002e8c773  22 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+41e (+0x5a)
    [ ff 8b d3 0f ba f2 19 8b:f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c775-fffff80002e8c788  20 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+435 (+0x17)
    [ ff 33 c0 89 01 85 c0 0f:f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c78a-fffff80002e8c79a  17 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+44a (+0x15)
    [ ff 32 c0 e9 5c fd ff ff:f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c79c-fffff80002e8c7ca  47 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+45c (+0x12)
    [ 83 bc 24 a8 00 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c7cc-fffff80002e8c7de  19 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+48c (+0x30)
    [ 41 8b 04 24 23 84 24 a0:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c7e0-fffff80002e8c7fe  31 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+4a0 (+0x14)
    [ ff 41 89 04 24 85 c0 0f:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c800-fffff80002e8c80a  11 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+4c0 (+0x20)
    [ ff 8b b4 24 28 01 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c80c-fffff80002e8c81e  19 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+4cc (+0x0c)
    [ ff 8b 45 00 83 f8 40 0f:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c820-fffff80002e8c836  23 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+4e0 (+0x14)
    [ ff c6 84 24 90 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c838-fffff80002e8c83e  7 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+4f8 (+0x18)
    [ 40 b5 01 e9 43 fe ff:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c840-fffff80002e8c896  87 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+500 (+0x08)
    [ 8b 8c 24 c4 00 00 00 b8:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c898-fffff80002e8c8a6  15 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+558 (+0x58)
    [ e9 16 9e f9 ff 8b b4 24:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c8a9-fffff80002e8c8b6  14 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+569 (+0x11)
    [ ff 81 ce 00 00 06 00 40:f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c8b8-fffff80002e8c8c6  15 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+578 (+0x0f)
    [ 4d 8b 4d 08 4c 89 8c 24:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c8c8-fffff80002e8c8ee  39 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+588 (+0x10)
    [ ff 44 8b 84 24 20 01 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c8f0-fffff80002e8c8f6  7 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+5b0 (+0x28)
    [ ff 33 d2 e9 e4 fd ff:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c8f8-fffff80002e8c90b  20 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+5b8 (+0x08)
    [ 33 c0 e9 ef fb ff ff 8b:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c90d-fffff80002e8c92e  34 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+5cd (+0x15)
    [ ff 89 02 44 89 09 4d 85:f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff f9 ]
    fffff80002e8c930-fffff80002e8c95a  43 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+5f0 (+0x23)
    [ 65 4c 8b 1c 25 88 01 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c95c-fffff80002e8c98d  50 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+61c (+0x2c)
    [ ff 48 8b 49 30 e8 ca 9d:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c990-fffff80002e8c99e  15 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+650 (+0x34)
    [ 45 33 c9 4c 89 8c 24 b0:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9a0-fffff80002e8c9c1  34 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+660 (+0x10)
    [ 4c 8b 84 24 b0 00 00 00:f9 f9 f9 ff f9 f9 f9 ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9c3-fffff80002e8c9c8  6 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+683 (+0x23)
    [ 0f b6 e8 e9 c7 fc:ff ff ff ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9cb-fffff80002e8c9d3  9 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+68b (+0x08)
    [ c7 01 a5 00 00 c0 e9 28:ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9d6-fffff80002e8c9df  10 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+696 (+0x0b)
    [ 65 48 8b 04 25 88 01 00:ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9e1-fffff80002e8c9f1  17 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+6a1 (+0x0b)
    [ 88 c4 01 00 00 48 8b 0f:ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9f4-fffff80002e8c9f6  3 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+6b4 (+0x13)
    [ e9 f8 f9:ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8c9f8-fffff80002e8ca2e  55 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+6b8 (+0x04)
    [ ff 48 8b 84 24 38 01 00:c0 c0 c0 ff ee ee ee ff ]
    fffff80002e8ca30-fffff80002e8ca51  34 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+6f0 (+0x38)
    [ 4c 8b a4 24 48 01 00 00:ef ef ef ff ef ef ef ff ]
    fffff80002e8ca53-fffff80002e8ca76  36 bytes - nt!SeAccessCheckWithHint+713 (+0x23)
    [ 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90:ff f1 f1 f1 ff f2 f2 f2 ]
    fffff80002e8ca78-fffff80002e8ca7e  7 bytes - nt!SepNormalAccessCheck+18 (+0x25)
    [ 00 48 8b b4 24 c0 00:ff ff ff 00 ff ff ff ]
    fffff80002e8cb00-fffff80002e8cb0a  11 bytes - nt!SepNormalAccessCheck+a0 (+0x88)
    [ 01 00 00 f6 47 01 08 0f:ff ff ff 00 ff ff ff 00 ]
    fffff80002e8cb0c-fffff80002e8cb16  11 bytes - nt!SepNormalAccessCheck+ac (+0x0c)
    [ 00 0f b6 07 84 c0 0f 85:ff ff ff 00 ff ff ff 00 ]
WARNING: !chkimg output was truncated to 50 lines. Invoke !chkimg without '-lo [num_lines]' to view  entire output.
3865 errors : !nt (fffff80002e8c000-fffff80002e8cfff)

MODULE_NAME: memory_corruption

IMAGE_NAME:  memory_corruption

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  memory_corruption



STACK_COMMAND:  .cxr 0xfffff88002ca0e00 ; kb



Followup: memory_corruption
Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

The BIOS is too old. That also cause some issues, for sure.
BiosVersion = F8
BiosReleaseDate = 02/24/2009
Plan to update it. Take the Version F10, dated 2010/02/09 from GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-EP45-UD3P (rev. 1.1)

Also, apparently it appears that you dont use the Intel storage controller drivers. I haven't got the stress of intel drivers in any of your dumps.
Attachment 270228
I think we need to see some more information to suggest you anything about the storage controller drivers. We need to know the storage controller mode in ues.

I would suggest you to upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
  1. Click on the start button
  2. Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
  3. File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
  4. Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
  5. Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
Let us know .
My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 May 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Hello Arc,

I went through your steps and got to the stress testing for my GPU. When I ran it, it ran for about 5 seconds then the image from my screen disappeared even though the computer was still running. I turned it off manually and then tried turning it back on but there was several large lines all over the screen through the load to Windows, and it completely artifacts with the screen being all multicolored squares.
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29 May 2013   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

It indicates that the GPU is failing. Plan to replace it. If it is under warranty, RMA it. Within the time, use the onboard graphics.

Have you uninstalled the SPTD? Upload the MSINFO32.nfo file if possible?
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