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Windows 7: New Post Old Machine BSOD Randomly

17 Jun 2013   #1

Win 7 Ultimate x64
New Post Old Machine BSOD Randomly

As per posting instructions I will load the Diagnostic Tool Results.

I havent had a problem with this machine for a while. I initially had 8Gbs Ram but 2 of the Chips started Acting so I removed them.

Any and All help will be appreciated.

OS: Win 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: AMD Athon II X3 Processor
Motherboard: Gigabyte MA770T-UD3
Memory:Ballistix DDR 3 PC -12800 (2 x 2GB)
Graphics Card(s): EVGA Geforce 8400GS

Hard Drives
Cooling: COOLER MASTER Hyper TX3 RR-910-HTX3-G1

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit


Firstly please install Windows Service Pack 1 as it will increase system stability.
Then once installed please run Windows Updates and install all the latest updates.

From your logs:

*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 24, {1904fb, fffff880029ca028, fffff880029c9890, fffff88001218388}
Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsPreRequestProcessingExtend+28 )
Followup: MachineOwner
2: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
Usual causes: Disk corruption, insufficient physical memory, Device driver, Indexing, Resident antivirus, backup, defrag programs, Disk/Drive failing/failure

Avast Anti-Virus is causing issues:

Drivers: aswSnx.SYS and aswSP.SYS
Refers to: Avast Anti-Virus
Please remove Avast from your system: avast! Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for avast! Removal

As an alternative, please download and install:

Microsoft Security Essentials.
Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability
compared to other antiviruses/internet security software.

Note   Note
Once downloaded, update and run a full system scan

Also your video drivers need updating:

Driver: nvlddmkm.sys
Dated: Thu Aug 30 16:50:16 2012
Refers to: Nvidia Video Drivers
Install the latest driver, Choose Option 2: Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

Driver: MpFilter.sys
Refers to: Microsoft Windows AntiMalware protection system
See if there is a windows update for this driver.

Run these tests:

SFC to check the integrity of all Windows 7 system files:
  • Click on Start > Type in search cmd
    Right-click cmd after results are displayed and Run as Administrator
    Type SFC /scannow at the prompt
    (Note: There is a space between SFC and /scannow)
SFC Tutorial

Note   Note
Select option two. If any problems are found, run the scan 3 times and immediately
reboot the computer after each scan.

Also run chkdsk in an elevated command prompt in order to check for file system errors and bad sectors on your HDD:
  • Click on Start>Type in search cmd
  • Right click cmd and Run as Administrator
  • At the command prompt please type: chkdsk /f/r
    (There is a space between chkdsk and /f/r)
Chkdsk Tutorial

Post back any results/observations.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

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