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Windows 7: Infrequent ntoskrnl.exe BSODs

23 Jun 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Infrequent ntoskrnl.exe BSODs

I've been having BSODs over the past few months that can either happen a few times a weeks or go for several months without a single one. In every case, ntoskrnl.exe is always the cause for it. It usually happens right before the desktop screen loads when the computer boots up, or a few seconds after I open Chrome.

I've run memtest+ and Seatools a few months ago without any problems on either end. Also, I don't think I've had a BSOD when doing anything graphically intensive before, so I think a faulty GPU can be ruled out. I'll appreciate any input on the problem, thanks.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jun 2014   #2

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM

Your ASMedia 106x SATA Host Controller Drive is causing issues.

fffff880`05eed000  fffff880`0440d0ccUnable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\dump_asahci64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dump_asahci64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dump_asahci64.sys
It's old and needs updating. Search for an updated version here.

1: kd> lmvm asahci64
start             end                 module name
fffff880`010c0000 fffff880`010cf000   asahci64   (deferred)             
    Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\asahci64.sys
    Image name: asahci64.sys
    Timestamp:        Wed Sep 21 10:42:57 2011 (4E79B1A1)
    CheckSum:         00010EE2
    ImageSize:        0000F000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Uninstall these programs. Both come full of crapware, malware and little surprises. God knows what you're infected with after installing those.

Start Menu\Programs\Cheat Engine 6.3
Start Menu\Programs\
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24 Jun 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

I couldn't find any drivers on that link you gave me, and I'm having trouble finding updated versions of that driver from other websites. Instead, I just went an re-installed the same ASM driver from the motherboard manufacturer's website, since it still looks like the most recent version there. The two programs you mentioned have already been removed, so maybe I'll just wait and see if the BSODs have stopped over the next few weeks.
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