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Windows 7: ntoskrnl.exe BSOD randomly

05 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
ntoskrnl.exe BSOD randomly

I started getting the ntoskrnl.exe bsod a long time ago, then I replaced my ram with the new 16gb ram after running a memtest and it solved all my problems. Just last week I started getting the problems again. I've ran 8 tests on memtest and they've all passed, and I've checked my hdd with SeaTools for Windows, and that had no problems. I then reset my computer to factory settings and stopped having the problem for a day. The next day I started getting the bsods again. I flashed my bios to the latest version because I read that outdated bios could sometimes cause problems, and I'm still getting the bsods. It's usually never on startup. It's mainly after I start a program or when everything starts loading after I log in. But sometimes it'll happen randomly as I'm playing games.

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05 Nov 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Welcome to the Forum.

Please complete the steps below.

Based on the bugchecks, I would recommend you follow and complete the steps given below:
1. If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop. Reset any changed values back to default and reset/clear CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS. Uninstall any overclocking tool as these can also be a reason of blue screens.

2. Uninstall your current antivirus software. It can be a cause of BSOD very often. Please remove it with its removal tool and use Microsoft Security Essentials in its place. Malwarebytes is a great combination with it. Go through this thread for more info.

3. Run Disk Check with both boxes checked for all HDDs and with Automatically fix file system errors. Post back your logs for the checks after finding them using Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

4. Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to check windows for integrity violations. Run it up to three times to fix all errors. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations.

5. Make scans with Kaspersky TDSskiller and ESET Online scanner.

6. Perform a Clean Start up, this will help avoid any problematic applications from bugging the system.

7. Use Revo Uninstaller Free to uninstall stubborn software. Opt for Advanced Mode and uninstall the software, delete the leftover registry entries.

8. Use Crystal Disk Info to upload a screenshot of your Hard Drives (s). Test your Hard Drives (s) running a Hard Drive Diag.

9. Test and Diagnose RAM issues with RAM - Test with Memtest86+. Pay close attention to Part 3 of the tutorial "If you have errors" Take the test for at least 7-10 passes. It may take up to 22 passes to find problems. Make sure to run it once after the system has been on for a few hours and is warm, and then also run it again when the system has been off for a few hours and is cold.

10. Monitor hardware temperature for overheating issues with system monitoring software like Speccy or HWMonitor. Upload a screen shot of the Summary tab as well:11. Install all updates including service pack one: Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64
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Loading Dump File [C:\Users\USER\Downloads\SF_05-11-2013\SF_05-11-2013\110513-23680-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*
Executable search path is: 
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.17273.amd64fre.win7_gdr.130318-1532
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a4e000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c8ae70
Debug session time: Wed Nov  6 03:10:42.596 2013 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 8:24:06.970
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c000001d, fffff80002ac6b4d, fffff88004e65140, 0}

Unable to load image Unknown_Module_00000000`00000001, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Unknown_Module_00000000`00000001
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Unknown_Module_00000000`00000001
Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!KeWaitForSingleObject+19d )

Followup: MachineOwner
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06 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Alright I ran a chkdsk. I don't overclock anything because I don't think my mobo even supports it. I uninstalled Trend Micro Security that came with my computer and I'm going to be installing malwarebytes and security essentials soon, that's what I used before I reset my computer to factory settings. I ran Kaspersky TDSskiller and ESET Online scanner and nothing was found. The zip file here is for the Speccy screenshot, CrystalDiskInfo screenshot and text, and chkdsk text. I'm going to finish applying all updates to my computer, and then run memtest again and sfc /scannow and then I'll get back to you. Thank you for the help by the way.
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06 Nov 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

TimeCreated : 11/6/2013 2:07:39 AM
Message     : 
              Checking file system on C:
              The type of the file system is NTFS.
              Volume label is WIN7.
              A disk check has been scheduled.
              Windows will now check the disk.                         
              CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
                235008 file records processed.                                 
              File verification completed.
                506 large file records processed.                              
                0 bad file records processed.                                  
                0 EA records processed.                                        
                60 reparse records processed.                                  
              CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
                306948 index entries processed.                                
              Index verification completed.
                0 unindexed files scanned.                                     
                0 unindexed files recovered.                                   
              CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
                235008 file SDs/SIDs processed.                                
              Cleaning up 253 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
              Cleaning up 253 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
              Cleaning up 253 unused security descriptors.
              Security descriptor verification completed.
                35971 data files processed.                                    
              CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
                36584656 USN bytes processed.                                  
              Usn Journal verification completed.
              CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
                234992 files processed.                                        
              File data verification completed.
              CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
                223939957 free clusters processed.                             
              Free space verification is complete.
              CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the
              master file table (MFT) bitmap.
              CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the volume bi
              Windows has made corrections to the file system.
               961887231 KB total disk space.
                65630220 KB in 137210 files.
                  129928 KB in 35972 indexes.
                       0 KB in bad sectors.
                  367251 KB in use by the system.
                   65536 KB occupied by the log file.
               895759832 KB available on disk.
                    4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
               240471807 total allocation units on disk.
               223939958 allocation units available on disk.
              Internal Info:
              00 96 03 00 8a a4 02 00 33 1e 05 00 00 00 00 00  ........3.......
              39 01 00 00 3c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  9...<...........
              00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
              Windows has finished checking your disk.
              Please wait while your computer restarts.
Other than that, everything looks fine.
Do keep us posted.
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07 Nov 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Alright I updated my windows to SP1 and did like 60 other updates. I also ran the sfc scannow 3 times. It found 1 thing the first time a scanned and nothing else afterwards. I haven't had any blue screens sinse the scannow but I have experienced 2 windows hangs. I was using google chrome and it would just freeze, I could still hear people in skype but I couldn't do anything, I would ctrl alt del and then after like 20 seconds the screen would pop up and it would unfreeze.
EDIT: I'm also going to do the memtest tonight and leave it running, will post results tomorrow. Would do it today but I need my computer for schooling.
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07 Nov 2013   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Okay please post an update when you're done with ram tests :)
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08 Nov 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I was trying to start up my computer last night and was having problems. The computer would start and I could hear all the hardware running but there would be no display. Eventually after power cycling about 3 times it showed BOOTMGR image is corrupted. I reset the computer and ran the windows repair and it let me back on.
EDIT: I couldn't run the memtest because of the problems, I didn't get it to start up until this morning. But I should be able to run them tonight.
EDIT 2: After 3 days just got another blue screen, just the ntoskrnl.exe SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
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08 Nov 2013   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

What happens, or more to the point, doesn't happen, when you try running memtest? If you installed HWinfo it would be interesting to see what your voltages are while in Windows.
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08 Nov 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I'm actually running memtest right now. It's been running for about an hour and a half. It just passed test ten with no errors so far. I was going to hold off on doing it because I didn't want to have to pause my classes to do it, but the blue screens are unbearable. I got 2 today after not having any since the 5th of this month. Both were still dealing with ntoskrnl.exe But I'll check out that program once I get my computer back from testing on memtest. By the way does anyone know a solution for why my computer was not showing display? I could hear everything start up and I could hear all my fans, but my monitor wouldn't turn on. I had to turn off my computer and wait a bit a couple of times for it to finally work. And I got that BOOTMGR image is corrupted screen. That's the only time I got the bootmgr problem but I'd still like to know the cause. To be honest though I don't really think it's my ram cause I had bsods before and I ran memtest and it showed errors on the stock ram, I replaced it with much better ram and it stopped giving me the problems. Also I feel like I should note that these bsods started happening to me after installing a game called 300 Heroes. It's a korean game, and after installing I found a lot of malware on my computer so I removed it instantly and removed all the malware. Of course I did reset my computer to factory settings afterwords so I don't know if the malware could even be on there anymore.
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08 Nov 2013   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

OK, let it run for a minimum of 7 full passes, it may take 8 hours or so.

It may be prudent when memtest is done to re-do the malware scans you did before.
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