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Windows 7: Video Hardware Error - BCCode 117

28 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Video Hardware Error - BCCode 117

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I have an Acer desktop with a nVidia GEforce 6150se nForce 430 driver that crashed suddenly today
and now I can't restart my computer without having to go into safemode otherwise it continually crashes
with this error information:
  • Source
  • Windows
  • Summary
  • Video hardware error
  • Date
  • ‎08/‎28/‎17 2:44 PM
  • Status
  • Not reported
  • Description
  • A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.
  • Problem signature
  • Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
  • OS Version: 6.1.7601.
  • Locale ID: 4105
  • Files that help describe the problem
  • WD-20170828-1429.dmp
  • sysdata.xml
  • WERInternalMetadata.xml
  • Extra information about the problem
  • BCCode: 117
  • BCP1: FFFFFA800A665010
  • BCP2: FFFFF8800F361568
  • BCP3: 0000000000000000
  • BCP4: 0000000000000000
  • OS Version: 6_1_7601
  • Service Pack: 1_0
  • Product: 768_1

Please advise me on a course of action as reinstalling the graphics driver did not help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2017   #2

Windows 10 Pro

Video Hardware Error - BCCode 117 Diagnostic test Video Hardware Error - BCCode 117

Run Furmark to test your GPU. Furmark tutorial

Note   Note
Run Furmark for around 30 minutes

warning   Warning
Your GPU temperatures will rise quickly while Furmark is running. Keep a keen eye on them and abort the test if temperatures rise too high

Make a photo of the result and post it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2017   #3

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

You could remove your graphics card and plug your monitor into the onboard video port. If this fixes it, then the problem is either with your video driver or your graphics card.

It sounds like it is the graphics card, not the video driver.

You could reinstall the video driver while in Safe Mode with Networking, or perhaps put an older version of the video driver. If that fixes it, then the problem was with the driver.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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