Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: BSOD playing skyrim

30 Mar 2015   #1
T Soeung

windows 7 x64
BSOD playing skyrim

playing skyrim then screen will black out or white out before BSOD
thought it was drivers so I removed and reinstalled still same issues.
any help will be much appreciated!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

BugCheck 116, {fffffa800796f160, fffff88003e0b848, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+b848 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Dont use a BETA display driver.

Uninstall the installed display driver using DDU. Then install the CCC 14.4 WHQL only.

When done, Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark
Take a screenshot of the furmark window before closing it. Upload the screenshot for us. Also let us know if you have experienced any crash/BSOD and/or artifacts during the test.

Also let us know if you experience any BSOD other than in skyrim.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 BSOD playing skyrim

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD while playing Skyrim.
No other game causes it. It's definitely has to do with AMD's incredibly sub par drivers as the listed driver on the BSOD was atidiag.sys or somesuch close to that. Unoverclocked Radeon 295X2. Probably nothing user-fixable but I'd still like to know what causes it. Only happens rarely in...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD playing Skyrim
I have recently started playing Skyrim, and have run into two BSOD so far. It happens seemingly randomly while playing. I am also using a lot of mods for the game; not sure if that's important. Can anyone help me out?
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD playing skyrim
I keep getting the BSOD while playing skyrim and i've tried everything on the Steam support website including updating bios but i keep getting the blue screen. I don't know what the problem is now.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD playing Skyrim
I am playing Skyrim and recently i've started adding mods through Nexus Mod Manager, the game crashed occasionally after playing long hours. Today I got a BSOD.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD playing Skyrim
I am suspecting that my BSOD is being caused by AMD Catalyst 12.1 (since its a preview and not official WHQL drivers) but im also speculating it may be Anti Virus' too aggressive real time protection. I am attaching my minidump to the post. The only clue i have (which i can't read, and yes this...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App