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Windows 7: DPC watchdog violation BSOD with new GPU

05 Feb 2018   #1

Windows 8.1 64bit
DPC watchdog violation BSOD with new GPU


After switching from r9 270X to GTX 960 I have BSOD in the middle of the games and sometimes while watching movie on BS player.

BSOD says DPC watchdog violation, I googled it but couldn't fix it myself.
I used bluescreen view to capture the log and minidump files so here they are uploaded if anyone can look and help.

I uploaded only one dmp file because it doesn't allow me tu upload all, don't know why, but they are all similar, they say there is a problem with hal.dll, and I read that means windows has problem while booting up before full boot up. Which doesn't make sense to me because I get BSOD few hours after booting up, in the middle of the game.

I tried 3 different nvidia drivers and a bunch of other drivers as well, like chipset, audio etc.

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06 Feb 2018   #2

Windows 10 Pro

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