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Windows 7: BSOD - X64_0x116_TdrBCR:2_Tdr:2_IMAGE_atikmdag.sys

17 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1 , Build 7600)
BSOD - X64_0x116_TdrBCR:2_Tdr:2_IMAGE_atikmdag.sys

Hello all

I have a fresh install of windows7 Ultimate 64bit build 7600, after installing my graphic card driver i started getting BSOD.

Can't run any 3D application and i get this problem:

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 2070

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA80047B6010
BCP2: FFFFF88004A597F8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Bucket ID: X64_0x116_TdrBCR:2_Tdr:2_IMAGE_atikmdag.sys
Server information: 22990c21-43fa-4f06-83cc-30c8f0c6ad2c

I already tried with windows 7 generic driver, 9.7, 9.8, 9.9, 9.10(beta)

I know this is becoming a problem for lots of users but until now , and in any of the treads i read , there wasnt a final conclusion about it.

I would like to know if someone as way of getting this solved.

Thanks for your time and excuse me for my bad typing skills.


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17 Oct 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400


Can you upload the actual dump files. Our guys can do much more with them than the text. I do notice in the text a mention of you atikmdag.sys file which is part of the ATI driver.
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17 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1 , Build 7600)

Hello and thank you for the fast reply.

How can i get those files ?
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17 Oct 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pedroko View Post
Hello and thank you for the fast reply.

How can i get those files ?

IM sorry. I though you knew because of the text. they are located usually in c:\windows\minidump, can you zip the dump file (*.dmp) and upload it to us?

Let me know if you need help with any of this

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17 Oct 2009   #5

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

navigate to c\windows\minidump and upload the .dmp files... put them in zip format please...
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17 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1 , Build 7600)

Here you go guys:

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18 Oct 2009   #7


Unfortunately, there's nothing here to "debug". Not unless you're an ATI driver developer anyway.

Stop 0x116 = VIDEO_TDR_ERROR

The OS "timeout detection and recovery" (TDR) mechanism has noticed that the combination of the video driver plus the video card has been unresponsive to important commands for an unacceptably long period of time. After several attempts at regaining the attention of the video card+driver, and even a "restart yourself" instruction, the OS has decided that it has no option but to flag the condition as a BSOD.

(Analysis of the minidump would show nothing but the TDR subsystem going "I give up - the video has gone bye-byes.")

As a suggestion, make sure nothing in the system is over-clocked or inadequately cooled. If you're already running the latest driver, then it's down to trial-and-error stuff like reseating the video card, cleaning its contacts with compressed air, putting it in a different slot, detuning its settings to something very conservative...
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25 Oct 2009   #8

Windows Vista

This has nothing to do with W7 sadly, it's a driver issue with ATI since 9.X. Go to control panel and install an 8.X or early 9.X driver, they don't have the atikmdag.sys issue.

You're not alone in this, once you start a 3D program this issue will manifest itself in XP-Vista-W7. It starts to get progressively worse too, at first you will randomly get crashes, after a while it will be every 5 minutes, then every second, ultimately you will get BSoD unless you managed to get a working driver without this issue.

I'm amazed that ATI can't find a solution to this, since there's thousands of people with atikmdag.sys issues. ATM there are no real solutions but reverting to an old driver which didn't have this issue.

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26 Oct 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1 , Build 7600)


I managed to solve this problem not with drivers but with a clean bios flash to the latest available at my mb provider.

After that all problems regarding these are gone and i have a stable system. Ever sicne i flashed my bios i have never bsod =D

It might help others with same problem.

Thanks for your help =D
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