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Windows 7: BSOD playing games using an xbox 360 controller:

26 Apr 2015   #1

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BSOD playing games using an xbox 360 controller:

I had been playing Assassins creed black flag using a wired Xbox 360 controller with no issues. Recently I started getting a BSOD after about 15 minutes of play, consistently. If I remove the game pad I can play with no issues using the mouse and keyboard.

As I started to analysis what was happening I realized the gamepad was disconnecting and reconnecting intermittently as I was playing, then at some point I would get the BSOD. When I started to pay close attention I actually could hear the audio sound you get when you plug in or remove a USB device, over and over again.

I have attached the requested DM Log and I have also included a link to dropbox for my dump file as I was uncertain how to create a mini dump and mine is very large.

Drop box link:
While reading multiple forms I found the recommendation to run a program called “Driver Verifier”. When I ran this program my system was caught in an infinite BSOD loop, the file it listed during the BSOD was NARCPI_WFP.sys

After getting nowhere on the issue I reformatted my 250GB boot drive, reinstalled Windows 7, all required drivers, and antivirus and such. I installed Assassins creed black flag using Steam, GTA 5 a non-steam game, and have the same issue. It was at this moment I realized the only change I can remember making since the issue began was installing GTA 5.

Finally, while playing GTA 5 I can hear the gamepad disconnect and reconnect (of course, it stops working), but I do not get the BSOD, so far!

I forgot to add the error was 0X0000010D

System info:
Windows 7 64bit Premium
Intel i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz
Nvidia geforce gtx 680 (8 GB)
Asrock z77 extreme4 motherboard
8GB Ram

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Apr 2015   #2
SGT Oddball


Your xbox controller driver xusb21.sys is the cause of the crash, try to find a newer or alternate driver for it - Driver Reference Table - xusb21.sys

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*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
*                                                                             *
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 10D, {5, 0, 1024, fffffa800ba7e770}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for xusb21.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for xusb21.sys
Probably caused by : xusb21.sys ( xusb21+2888 )
Followup: MachineOwner
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