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Windows 7: BSOD after downgrading from Win10 Pro to Win7 Ultimate

28 Mar 2020   #1
Juanito1990

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
BSOD after downgrading from Win10 Pro to Win7 Ultimate

Hello all!

This is the first post I'll be doing in this generous website of yours. I recently had issues with my MSI GX660 laptop. (It's quite old, yep)

So about 2 months ago, this laptop was running seamlessly on Win10 (Cracked) and DeBloated by TRON. I could not remember when, but for some reason - one morning when I woke up and I turned the laptop on, it went to BSoD. It was the first time it did that, then it restarted. It booted to the regular Win10 desktop and I was able to use it normally.

Then came the next few days, the BSoD crashes became frequent. I don't recall encountering the BSoD crashes when running a specific app, it just crashes randomly. So I got tired of the crashes, and decided to do a clean install of Win10. Same version I was using before everything happened.

Clean install done, then I was trying to update the drivers and, voila! The BSoD appears again after I updated the Graphics Driver. I paid close attention to what was happening and I noticed that it was the "atikmdag.sys" file that's causing the crashes. So I did my research and nothing has helped so far.

I am currently on Win7 Ultimate and when I tried to update my drivers, the BSoD screen shows agaaaaain. The only way I could get my laptop to boot normally is to do a System Restore before I installed everything here. I decided not to put anything until I get this BSoD crash fixed.

As instructed, I have attached the Dump file and a link to my Google Drive as well. This has been a nightmare that has been going on for almost 2 months now. I just wanted to use my laptop like I was able to do so before.

I hope the experts here can help me out. I have read fixes posted by others here, tried them - but I am willing to give any step another shot.

Link to Google Drive for dump file - ARCANGEL-PC-Sat_03_28_2020_200408_36.zip - Google Drive

Peace out!


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28 Mar 2020   #2
MrPepka

Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 
 

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29 Mar 2020   #3
Juanito1990

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have fixed the issue. Thanks, MrPepka!

What I did was to get the installer for the driver on my laptop's actual support page. I did not do that before as that installer was pretty outdated. It looks like my laptop doesn't support updated versions of the Catalyst Installer.
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