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Windows 7: Random BSOD, Error ntoskrnl.exe+cca4a

21 Dec 2013   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
With HWmonitor open, press Ctrl+S to start monitoring. AIDA64 should not fry your system.
Thanks, what kind of tests do I need to run on AIDA64? I have it installed already

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21 Dec 2013   #22
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Let AIDA do the full suite.
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24 Dec 2013   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It's been a while,

I ran AIDA64 for like 10 hours yesterday before I had to stop it because I needed to use my rig so badly, being a dumb idiot like I am I accidentally deleted the logfile that contains the graph that could shed light on what might be wrong with my PC.

Nonetheless the graph looked sort of normal to me but my PC froze again like 3-5 times after I stopped the test but no BSODs, tried looking for the dump file at BlueScreenview but it didn't show me anything. I'll try to run AIDA64 again and will post it here as we all celebrate a wonderful Christmas season.
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26 Dec 2013   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

As my AIDA64 testing nears completion I encountered a BSOD, I'm attaching the dump file for info
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27 Dec 2013   #25
nommy the first

Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional

Hello thunderkiss,

Have you tested your GPU yet, as suggested in post #9 and post #12?


*                                                                             *
*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa800671c4e0, fffff8800f44fe64, ffffffffc00000b5, a}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+152e64 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Usual cause: Failing GPU driver.
Driver Reference Table: nvlddmkm.sys
More info Bug Check 0x116


1: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start             end                 module name
fffff880`0f2fd000 fffff880`0ff3e000   nvlddmkm T (no symbols)           
    Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
    Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
    Timestamp:        Mon Nov 11 14:24:05 2013 (5280DA75)
    CheckSum:         00C10283
    ImageSize:        00C41000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
My guess is that you are using the 331.65 WHQL driver?
If so, please follow this to install the stable 314.22 WHQL driver;
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Lately we have experienced some issues with the latest driver. Install the 314.22 WHQL only.
  • Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features
    • 3D Vision Control Driver
    • 3D Vision Driver
    • Graphics Driver
    • HD Audio Driver
    • PhysX
    • nvidia Update
    (Are you using nvidia chipset drivers? If so, dont uninstall anything other than those are listed).
  • Now follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
  • Boot normally now. Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, Download 314.22 WHQL. While installing, Select Custom (Advanced) install. In the next page, follow this settings:


After that, please stress test the graphics card using Furmark GPU Stress Test.
information   Information
During the test please check the screen for artifacts.
The purpose of this test is to make your machine crash and create dump files so that we can pinpoint the cause of your problem.
Tip   Tip
Please run Furmark once when your machine has just started, and once again when your machine has been active for several hours.

Good luck and keep us posted,
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