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Windows 7: BSODs for a year and a half, does this look like bad RAM?

17 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
BSODs for a year and a half, does this look like bad RAM?

For the past year and a half I have been getting crashes about once a month, while doing basically anything from gaming to browsing the interwebs with Chrome. The crash was always a generic hardware failure message, and I tested everything and all tests came back clean. Memtest specifically even reported no errors after the recommended (from a guide here somewhere) number of passes.

But within the past month I have gotten two new types of BSODs. About a week ago I got a "Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area" BOSD. and just now I got one that said "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL", but using WinDbg reported this (not sure of it's a memory issue, because it says code corruption at first... though I am not sure of any of this because I don't know how to read these things properly anyway, and I uploaded the past 4 minidumps I got):

WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800034fb100


fffff800`032c429b 48894108 mov qword ptr [rcx+8],rax




PROCESS_NAME: chrome.exe

TRAP_FRAME: fffff8800e08b800 -- (.trap 0xfffff8800e08b800)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=fffffa80123ab260 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0000000000000000
rdx=fffffa800ddbee70 rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff800032c429b rsp=fffff8800e08b990 rbp=0000000001ff4b00
r8=0000000000000000 r9=0000000000000000 r10=fffff80003448980
r11=00000000001f0003 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0 nv up ei ng nz na pe nc
fffff800`032c429b 48894108 mov qword ptr [rcx+8],rax ds:54c0:00000000`00000008=????????????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff800032c1469 to fffff800032c1ec0

fffff880`0e08b6b8 fffff800`032c1469 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00000008 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`0e08b6c0 fffff800`032c00e0 : fffff880`0e08ba88 00000000`0015e9f8 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`1256c080 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`0e08b800 fffff800`032c429b : 00000000`00000000 fffff800`032cbf3c fffffa80`133854e0 fffffa80`125ea060 : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffff880`0e08b990 fffff800`03555dcc : fffffa80`00000000 fffffa80`0ddbee70 00000000`01ff4b00 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiInsertQueue+0x12b
fffff880`0e08ba10 fffff800`032c1153 : fffffa80`125a2b50 fffff880`0e08bb60 00000000`0015e0f8 fffff800`035bb664 : nt!NtSetIoCompletion+0x9c
fffff880`0e08ba70 00000000`77a0291a : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x13
00000000`0015e0d8 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x77a0291a


CHKIMG_EXTENSION: !chkimg -lo 50 -d !nt
fffff800032c49c2 - nt!SwapContext_PatchXSave+2
[ 01:21 ]
fffff800032c4aa6 - nt!SwapContext_PatchXRstor+2 (+0xe4)
[ 09:29 ]
fffff800032c4c62 - nt!EnlightenedSwapContext_PatchXSave+2 (+0x1bc)
[ 01:21 ]
fffff800032c4d48 - nt!EnlightenedSwapContext_PatchXRstor+2 (+0xe6)
[ 09:29 ]
4 errors : !nt (fffff800032c49c2-fffff800032c4d48)

MODULE_NAME: memory_corruption

IMAGE_NAME: memory_corruption

FOLLOWUP_NAME: memory_corruption





Followup: memory_corruption

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

To add, the past two errors seem to be page file related. The page file isn't on my boot SSD but rather on one of my HDDs. Could a bad HDD also be the cause?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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