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Windows 7: BSOD at start of W7, ATIKMDAG.SYS

16 Jan 2010   #1
Kaphius

Windows 7, Windows XP Pro, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 
BSOD at start of W7, ATIKMDAG.SYS

Recently I have been starting my computer and getting a BSOD at the beggining of W7. The screen goes white, then black, and a BSOD appears indicating a problem with ATIKMDAG.SYS. Ive installed the latest driver for the video card.

This is not all the time. It happens only once in a while (twice this week), and after reboot nothing shows, and everything is normal. Any ideas???




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16 Jan 2010   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaphius View Post
Recently I have been starting my computer and getting a BSOD at the beggining of W7. The screen goes white, then black, and a BSOD appears indicating a problem with ATIKMDAG.SYS. Ive installed the latest driver for the video card.

This is not all the time. It happens only once in a while (twice this week), and after reboot nothing shows, and everything is normal. Any ideas???

A quick google brought this up,worth a read id say
AMD Game Forums - ATIKMDAG.sys problems and TDR FAQ
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16 Jan 2010   #3
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Please post dump file for analysis, read this if your not sure how
https://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

In the mean time try uninstalling all gfx driver/software package and reinstalling or try only installing driver without full bundle of software, if still wont work could try older driver

Hope this helps
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16 Jan 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pauly View Post
Please post dump file for analysis, read this if your not sure how
https://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

In the mean time try uninstalling all gfx driver/software package and reinstalling or try only installing driver without full bundle of software, if still wont work could try older driver

Hope this helps
If it is a true BSOD that dump file is essential. Our BSOD guru, will ask for it first thing.
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17 Jan 2010   #5
Kaphius

Windows 7, Windows XP Pro, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

As requested, here is the Dump file in zip format.

One more thing. This happens not all the time. I'd say about once every 10 startups, so the system does not show any errors any of the other times.
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17 Jan 2010   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaphius View Post
As requested, here is the Dump file in zip format.

One more thing. This happens not all the time. I'd say about once every 10 startups, so the system does not show any errors any of the other times.


Hi and welcome

This one was pretty clear Your video driver. You should download and install a fresh copy.

I would also run a system file check
type cmd in search>right click and run as admin> sfc /scannow


Let us know if you need help


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19 Jan 2010   #7
Kaphius

Windows 7, Windows XP Pro, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Hi All!!! OK, after checking the driver problem, I uninstalled the whole deal. Then I downloaded the lastest driver from MSI "ATI_8.66RC7_Win7_Vista", and installed it new. Then two days I had the same problem again. Here is the dump file for your view. Same file problem "atikmdag.sys" Any ideas???
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