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Windows 7: PLEASE HELP! Strange random BSOD's

03 Mar 2010   #1
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 
PLEASE HELP! Strange random BSOD's

Hello all,

I have a huge problem. I just got my new build PC and I'am having BSOD's. Especialy when I working in Photoshop or in games.

The BSOD's have different error causes all the time if I look at the minidumps...

Can somebody please read my attached last 10 minidumps to see what's wrong??

It also happens alot when play 3D games like GTA4. And when doing things in photoshop (applications that use alot of RAM)

Some files that de minidump told might be the cause are:

- ntoskrnl.exe
- atipmdag.sys
- win32k.sys
- dxgkrnl.sys

But I don't know how to read the dumpfiles any further...

I thought it might be my RAM but I scanned it with memtest86+ and no errors where found. I updated all my drivers and uninstalled and reinstalled my videodrivers. I don't know what to do next... Please help because I need this computer for my work.

Hope somebody can help.

Thanks in advance


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03 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Some possible causes I see for this are you video card drivers, DirectX, Daemon Tools, and your network drivers.

I would recommend updating all of those, removing Daemon tools.

If you need help finding drivers that need to be updated, use this tool: Driver Easy - Free Driver Detect & Download Software

You can also try a system files check. Open an elevated command prompt and enter sfc /scannow.

Good luck!

~JK
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03 Mar 2010   #3
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 

Hej JK,

thanks for your fast reply. I update everything with the program you told and uninstalled deamon tools. I hope I don't get any BSOD's anymore then.

But does that mean I can't use deamon tools anymore at all??
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03 Mar 2010   #4
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 

Ok just playing GTA4 to test if the BSOD's were gone... after 2 minutes another BSOD:

SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION

atipmdag.sys

Already have updated the new ATI drivers.

Included the minidump

any suggestions?
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03 Mar 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Still looks like your atipmdag.sys driver.

Try downloading the latest drivers for your card here: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206...win7_64_dd.exe
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03 Mar 2010   #6
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 

I get redirected to this site when I use that link: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - Unauthorized Download

But I already have latest ATI 10.2 drivers...

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04 Mar 2010   #7
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 

Update:

- BSOD's still apear when gaming/ photoshop etc. But mostly with games.
- Did a chkdsk /r --> no errors
- Did a sfc /scannow --> no errors
- Used memtest86+ for 7 passes --> no errors
- Updated my ATI graphic card drivers
- Updated BIOS

I read somewhere that some people have BSOD's because there RAM voltages are not set correctly in their BIOS. My RAM should have voltages of 1.5V. In my BIOS I see the next numbers:

DRAM Voltage:
- auto: 1.500V
- min: 0.906V
- max: 1.898V

DDR_VREF_CA_A:
- auto: 0.750V
- min: 0.450V
- max: 1.150V


DDR_VREF_CA_B:
- auto: 0.750V
- min: 0.450V
- max: 1.150V


DDR_VREF_DA_A:
- auto: 0.750V
- min: 0.450V
- max: 1.150V

DDR_VREF_DA_B:
- auto: 0.750V
- min: 0.450V
- max: 1.150V

PCH:
- auto: 0.050V
- min: 0.451V
- max: 1.953V

Are these numbers OK?

What's the next step? Please help...
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04 Mar 2010   #8
jl3nz

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I am having similar random BSODs as well. I have updated DirectX, Sound Card, Network, and Video Drivers. I too have ATI's CCC 10.2. I have ran Chkdsk (no errors), Memtest86+ (no errors)... so I am at a loss as well. I have a sneaky suspicion that it is the ATI 10.2 drivers. When I had ATI 10.1 drivers, I didn't really get BSODs at all, but I did get weird vertical video lines that locked the computer that they fixed in the 10.2 version. Ever since I have updated to 10.2 I get a ridiculous amount of random BSODs. I have included some of my most recent minidump files.
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04 Mar 2010   #9
wzzly

Windows 7 Proffesional X64
 
 

I have also tried the new BETA drivers 10.3 , but they have the same problem... so if it's the driver... then we probably have to wait till 10.4...
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04 Mar 2010   #10
jl3nz

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Where did you find the BETA 10.3 drivers?
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