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Windows 7: BSOD when opening applications

06 Jun 2015   #11

Windows 7 64 bit

I did as you recommended uninstalled AVG installed Windows Security Measures. However I got BSoD again about 2 minutes after starting it up in normal mode. Additionally what was strange was during boot up it offered windows repair function. I tried it the first time and got BSoD and the second time it got through but when I tried to repair it would just bring up and error message saying Windows is unable to repair. I believe something is seriously wrong with my Windows, here is the most recent BSoD

In addition to this as I mentioned before none of my applications will run at all, just trying to post on this forum in normal mode is impossible as ALL browsers will crash but thankfully not BSoD and my Windows Explorer.exe will randomly crash and then restart.

Again just to be clear for some reason NONE of this happens whilst in safe mode.

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07 Jun 2015   #12

Windows 7 64 bit


Just a quick update, BSoD still persists, although it now alternates between BSoD and just a generic freeze where I can't do anything and must restart the PC. Latest dump files below

Honestly I appreciate all the help but I think my only option now is to reinstall Windows. If anyone thinks there is anything more I can do I'll be more than willing to try but I will most likely close this thread and mark it as closed if nothing more can be done.
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07 Jun 2015   #13

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

here is what your dump file sais

fffff880`08978400  fffff880`0f790586*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
That's your Graphics driver and this is the driver you have installed

start             end                 module name
fffff880`0f6bc000 fffff880`1039c000   nvlddmkm   (deferred)             
    Image path: nvlddmkm.sys
    Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
    Timestamp:        Wed Nov 12 14:51:31 2014 (5463C853)
    CheckSum:         00CA4D59
    ImageSize:        00CE0000
    Translations:     0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Try reinstalling your graphics driver and use this Tutorial to do it. Please install only the Graphics driver and PhysX, nothing else. NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems
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07 Jun 2015   #14

Windows 7 64 bit

I've done most of the steps, BUT I can't seem uninstall Geforce Experience, every time I try it does nothing AND when I try and install the graphics drivers I don't get an option to install PhysX System Software despite the fact I have uninstalled it.
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07 Jun 2015   #15

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

Have you deleted the drivers from C:/Nvidia/Display Drivers?
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07 Jun 2015   #16

Windows 7 64 bit

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07 Jun 2015   #17

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

Go ahead and try the install just like the tutorial said, just make sure the clean install box is checked. We'll see what happens and go from there.
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07 Jun 2015   #18

Windows 7 64 bit

Installed as per the tutorial, whilst installing(having to restart after installing) I had a few BSoDs and then after I had installed the drivers completely I lasted about 4min into Normal mode before it froze. Dumps below
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07 Jun 2015   #19

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

Uninstall Dameon Tools, it is a know cause of BSODs

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause of BSOD's.

1. Uninstall Daemon Tools.
2. Download the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
- Double click the executable to open it
- Click the button shown below

If the button it is grayed out, as shown in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can just close the window.

How much free space do you have on your hard drive? You are getting warning messages about low disk space.

An attempt was made to execute non-executable memory.  The guilty driver
is on the stack trace (and is typically the current instruction pointer).
When possible, the guilty driver's name (Unicode string) is printed on
the bugcheck screen and saved in KiBugCheckDriver.
Arg1: fffff88007df09b8, Virtual address for the attempted execute.
Arg2: 800000011185d963, PTE contents.
Arg3: fffff88007df0540, (reserved)
Arg4: 0000000000000002, (reserved)
Debugging Details:

PROCESS_NAME:  drvinst.exe
What program is that?
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08 Jun 2015   #20

Windows 7 64 bit

Apologies for the late update, still getting BSoD although they occur about 10mins after booting up rather than instantly, once again dumps below.

As far as the DRVINST.EXE go, I had a look in my task manager and its not running but I found it under

C:/Windows/System32 , under details its says it is a Driver Installation Module, I certianly haven't intentionally run it before but beyond that I can't tell you much

Additionally the F: Drive is just a storage drive, I run Windows off my C: drive, I thought it was fine to have a Full storage drive but if you think deleting stuff off it might help I'm more than willing to do that.

Again I apologise for how tedious this must be for you guys, normally I would just reinstall Windows but I can't get access to a CD until the 15th hence I'm trying alternative methods. I really appreciate the advice you guys have given.
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