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Windows 7: BSOD Occurring Randomly in Windows 7, Suspect Hardware...

22 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
BSOD Occurring Randomly in Windows 7, Suspect Hardware...

I built a new system from scratch (I hadn't done that since the 90's, but I'm capable and everything went together just fine). i5 Processor, Gigabyte Motherboard, 8gb ram, Raedeon 6750 vid card (the one piece of hardware I already have).

But I've had nothing but trouble over the last 2 months since I put it together. I get constant and RANDOM BSODs. Some have occurred during games, others web browsing, others while I'm afk (I just come back to the user select screen and a new mini-dump..)

I have:

Replaced the RAM, sent the motherboard back to Gigabyte and gotten a replacement, installed on my SSHD (current) but also used my 1TB drive just to test if it was the SSHD--no fix there. I've taken out my video card and ran on the onboard--no fix. I uninstalled and reinstalled windows three times. The latest with a different fresh copy--and so far the errors seem to have become MORE frequent.

I am currently running fully updated Windows 7 64bit Professional... and I'm going to cut this short so I don't get a BSOD that makes me lose all this...

I NEED help, direction, sympathy, etc. Any direction on potential fixes and helping me narrow down the culprit (hardware or software) is greatly appreciated.

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22 Aug 2013   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Save the report as an .nfo file, then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Also, save a copy as a .txt file and include it also (it's much more difficult to read, but we have greater success in getting the info from it).

Please open an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt and type (or copy/paste) "systeminfo.exe >%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\systeminfo.txt" (without the quotes) and press Enter. Then navigate to Desktop to retrieve the syteminfo.txt file. If you have difficulties with making this work, please post back. Then zip up the .txt file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
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23 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Zipped em up and dropped them both in here--

Attachment 282834

I had another set of crashes, updated diagnostic dump:
Attachment 282835
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23 Aug 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

The BSODs are caused by Edimax 802.11g Wireless PCI Card driver.
fffff800`00b9cac8 fffff880`05858a0dUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr6164.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr6164.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr6164.sys
And the driver is old.
fffff880`05856000 fffff880`058c9000   netr6164 T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: netr6164.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr6164.sys
    Image name: netr6164.sys
    Timestamp:        Fri Oct 16 08:45:23 2009 (4AD7E54B)
    CheckSum:         0006D6BF
    ImageSize:        00073000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Get the download from ::: EDIMAX Technology :::

Let us know the results.
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23 Aug 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Interesting. I will update it.

I say "interesting" because I've actually tried two different Wireless cards and had errors with both (previously since my most recent re-install). I will update these drivers as suggested and see if I still get more errors on it. It could be that it was still there mucking up the business..
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23 Aug 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Amending the last, i DID have the most recent driver, but it was from 2009 and an end of life system. I'm going to load up my other (newer) NIC card (Tenda).

What is the best way to make sure the Edimax drivers are completely removed from my system?
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23 Aug 2013   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

As we are seeing it for the first time, we cannot draw a reasoning there. We need to see the results of the update.

If what you are saying is the fact, remove NIS and all Symentec products using Norton Removal tool. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one. Let us know if the BSODs are still occurring there.
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23 Aug 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Another host of BSODs. I:

1. swapped out for my newer NIC card and installed off the CD. I'm currently downloading the most recent drivers from Tenda (on my work laptop), but for some reason their site is slow as all hell and i've been 30 minutes and gotten 28mbs. When i get it downloaded i'll make sure the driver is updated.

2. I followed the instructions, removed NIS, etc., and installed the suggested MSE and Malware bytes. First run Malware Bytes BSOD'd before I got it to run. Second time I got in and found two minor files (old files from my downloads folder) that it cleaned up.

3. I was just running a complete scan from MSE but it didn't make it all the way through (BSOD).

Updated diagnostic dump attached.
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23 Aug 2013   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

One crash right after I posted that one for good measure :)
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23 Aug 2013   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause.

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

If both the testc comes free from errors, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

information   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

warning   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.

Tip   Tip

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8000307407c, fffff8800335c788, fffff8800335bfe0}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+c0 )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

This is a very common bugcheck.  Usually the exception address pinpoints
the driver/function that caused the problem.  Always note this address
as well as the link date of the driver/image that contains this address.
Some common problems are exception code 0x80000003.  This means a hard
coded breakpoint or assertion was hit, but this system was booted
/NODEBUG.  This is not supposed to happen as developers should never have
hardcoded breakpoints in retail code, but ...
If this happens, make sure a debugger gets connected, and the
system is booted /DEBUG.  This will let us see why this breakpoint is
Arg1: ffffffffc0000005, The exception code that was not handled
Arg2: fffff8000307407c, The address that the exception occurred at
Arg3: fffff8800335c788, Exception Record Address
Arg4: fffff8800335bfe0, Context Record Address

Debugging Details:

EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

fffff800`0307407c 48895008        mov     qword ptr [rax+8],rdx

EXCEPTION_RECORD:  fffff8800335c788 -- (.exr 0xfffff8800335c788)
ExceptionAddress: fffff8000307407c (nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+0x00000000000000c0)
   ExceptionCode: c0000005 (Access violation)
  ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 2
   Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
   Parameter[1]: ffffffffffffffff
Attempt to read from address ffffffffffffffff

CONTEXT:  fffff8800335bfe0 -- (.cxr 0xfffff8800335bfe0)
rax=7ffefa800984c410 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=fffffa8009a3019e
rdx=fffff80003257de0 rsi=fffff800032054f0 rdi=fffff800032c4b00
rip=fffff8000307407c rsp=fffff8800335c9c0 rbp=0000000000000002
 r8=fffff80003205500  r9=0000000000000000 r10=fffff8000328a360
r11=fffffa8006cfc8a0 r12=0000000000000001 r13=fffff8800335ca60
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0         nv up ei ng nz ac po cy
cs=0010  ss=0018  ds=002b  es=002b  fs=0053  gs=002b             efl=00010297
fffff800`0307407c 48895008        mov     qword ptr [rax+8],rdx ds:002b:7ffefa80`0984c418=????????????????
Resetting default scope





ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

EXCEPTION_PARAMETER1:  0000000000000000

EXCEPTION_PARAMETER2:  ffffffffffffffff

READ_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800032c1100
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800032c11c0

fffff800`0307407c 48895008        mov     qword ptr [rax+8],rdx


LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER:  from fffff80003073ad6 to fffff8000307407c

fffff880`0335c9c0 fffff800`03073ad6 : 00000000`0000019e 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`00000000 00000000`00000005 : nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+0xc0
fffff880`0335ca40 fffff800`03073f83 : 00000000`00000008 fffff880`0335cad0 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`00000000 : nt!MmWorkingSetManager+0x6e
fffff880`0335ca90 fffff800`03327bae : fffffa80`06cfc660 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`06cd99e0 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBalanceSetManager+0x1c3
fffff880`0335cc00 fffff800`0307a8c6 : fffff880`02f65180 fffffa80`06cfc660 fffff880`02f6ffc0 00000000`00000000 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`0335cc40 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`0335d000 fffff880`03357000 fffff880`0335c5c0 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16


SYMBOL_NAME:  nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+c0

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner



STACK_COMMAND:  .cxr 0xfffff8800335bfe0 ; kb

IMAGE_NAME:  memory_corruption

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x7E_nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+c0

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x7E_nt!MiProcessWorkingSets+c0

Followup: MachineOwner
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