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Windows 7: Desktop Window Manager and BSOD's

15 Mar 2010   #1
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Desktop Window Manager and BSOD's

I am experienceing a multitude of BSOD's. In fact, I am in safe mode now because I cannot stay up long enought to post. It began as error messages that told me that the Desktop Window Manager had shut down, and usually within 2 or 3 minutes I would BSOD. The errors reported in the BSOD were never the same, it seemed random.

I was searching for answers here and elsewhere, but the friequency of the BSOD's and errors increased. I tried to change my video drivers, but I would crash in the install process (and BSOD) and even in Safe Mode the install would not finish.

I tried to run sfc/scannow but it failed to finish the scan every time.

I have minidumps attached, I hope someone can help.

System:

Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66 ghz
ZALMAN 9700 LED 110mm CPU Cooler
MSI P7N SLI Platinum
eVGA GeForce GTX 275 - 896 MB - DDR3 SDRAM
Crucial / 4GB / 240-pin DIMM / DDR2 PC2-5300
Corsair CMPSU-750HX 750-Watt PSU
Plextor 24X DVDRW SATA w/Lightscribe
WD Caviar 320GB SATA-3G HD 7200/16MB/SATA-3G
NZXT SENTRY LX Fan Control Panel
NZXT M59 Case
Samsung 24inch LCD Monitor
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15 Mar 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mac173 View Post
I am experienceing a multitude of BSOD's. In fact, I am in safe mode now because I cannot stay up long enought to post. It began as error messages that told me that the Desktop Window Manager had shut down, and usually within 2 or 3 minutes I would BSOD. The errors reported in the BSOD were never the same, it seemed random.

I was searching for answers here and elsewhere, but the friequency of the BSOD's and errors increased. I tried to change my video drivers, but I would crash in the install process (and BSOD) and even in Safe Mode the install would not finish.

I tried to run sfc/scannow but it failed to finish the scan every time.

I have minidumps attached, I hope someone can help.

System:

Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66 ghz
ZALMAN 9700 LED 110mm CPU Cooler
MSI P7N SLI Platinum
eVGA GeForce GTX 275 - 896 MB - DDR3 SDRAM
Crucial / 4GB / 240-pin DIMM / DDR2 PC2-5300
Corsair CMPSU-750HX 750-Watt PSU
Plextor 24X DVDRW SATA w/Lightscribe
WD Caviar 320GB SATA-3G HD 7200/16MB/SATA-3G
NZXT SENTRY LX Fan Control Panel
NZXT M59 Case
Samsung 24inch LCD Monitor
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Um DMP's are where?
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15 Mar 2010   #3
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Ok, had another crash so moved the minidump files to my laptop so you could see them.
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16 Mar 2010   #4
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Down

Now my machine will not boot at all. About 20 minutes after my last post it began to cycle through reboots to the recovery screen. Nothing in the recovery system is working, and when I reboot it fails again and goes back to recovery.

I am starting to think the hard drive is bad?

I hope someone can read the dumps and give me a clue to what is happening.
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17 Mar 2010   #5
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
BSOD's

I am sorry for the bumps, but after a single reply I am getting none to this thread. I am getting frantic. My machine is completely down now, and I could really use some help interpreting the dumps. I don't know if I am facing a software or hardware problem, or perhaps a virus missed by my virus scan.

PLEASE, can someone take a look at my dumps?
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18 Mar 2010   #6
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
shameless bump

Ok, I will try one more time to bump this and get a reply. I can see that two people have looked at my dmp files, but i have gotten no responses. At this point, my machine is crashing to BSOD even when in Safe Mode, so without any guidance from anyone here, my only option is to format and reinstall the OS. The problem is, I don't know if this is a software problem, or a hardware one.

Can anyone tell from the minidumps what is causing this?
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18 Mar 2010   #7
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Hi mac173,
had a look at your latest dump. Theres a problem with your nvidia driver or card. Upgrade your drivers.
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18 Mar 2010   #8
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
BSOD

I deleted the video driver day before yesterday, after the dumps. The crashes have continued, and gotten worse. I could not install new ones because the machine crashes before I can load the new driver, so the default windows driver is in use.
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18 Mar 2010   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mac173 View Post
I deleted the video driver day before yesterday, after the dumps. The crashes have continued, and gotten worse. I could not install new ones because the machine crashes before I can load the new driver, so the default windows driver is in use.
Mac

Well all but one of these was caused by memory. what I would do is download memtestx86 and run it for 5 passes.

I would also run a system file check to verify and repair your system files
(to do that type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc scannow)

Le us know if you need help with any of this


Ken


Code:
031410-13500-01.dmp    3/14/2010 9:05:48 PM    BAD_POOL_CALLER    0x000000c2    00000000`00000007    00000000`00001097    00000000`00000000    fffff900`c01d2e08    win32k.sys    win32k.sys+c5f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-13500-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031310-20234-01.dmp    3/13/2010 2:22:36 AM    PFN_LIST_CORRUPT    0x0000004e    00000000`00000099    00000000`0003e588    00000000`00000000    00000000`0003e5c8    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031310-20234-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031410-25765-01.dmp    3/14/2010 9:37:16 PM    PFN_LIST_CORRUPT    0x0000004e    00000000`00000099    00000000`0009603a    00000000`00000005    00000000`00000000    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-25765-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031410-35453-01.dmp    3/14/2010 9:48:06 PM    PFN_LIST_CORRUPT    0x0000004e    00000000`00000099    00000000`0011ea4c    00000000`00000002    00000000`00125c77    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-35453-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031510-17515-01.dmp    3/15/2010 8:16:32 PM    PFN_LIST_CORRUPT    0x0000004e    00000000`00000099    00000000`000ae810    00000000`00000005    00000000`00000000    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031510-17515-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031510-19875-01.dmp    3/15/2010 8:13:44 PM    CACHE_MANAGER    0x00000034    00000000`00000efb    ffffffff`c0000420    00000000`00000000    00000000`00000000    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031510-19875-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031410-15687-01.dmp    3/14/2010 10:10:20 PM    MEMORY_MANAGEMENT    0x0000001a    00000000`00005003    fffff700`01080000    00000000`00001a56    00001f41`0000348c    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-15687-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031410-19015-01.dmp    3/14/2010 9:25:14 PM    MEMORY_MANAGEMENT    0x0000001a    00000000`00008887    fffffa80`036f9540    fffffa80`03331980    00000000`00000706    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031410-19015-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031310-23953-01.dmp    3/13/2010 2:23:16 PM    SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION    0x0000003b    00000000`c000001d    fffff800`02ac8050    fffff880`07baf770    00000000`00000000    Ntfs.sys    Ntfs.sys+117b5                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031310-23953-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031310-25390-01.dmp    3/13/2010 1:53:40 PM    DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL    0x000000d1    0000000b`00006138    00000000`00000002    00000000`00000000    0000000b`00006138    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031310-25390-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031310-15046-01.dmp    3/13/2010 1:49:18 PM    PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA    0x00000050    fffff800`00000030    00000000`00000000    fffff800`02a8e13a    00000000`00000000    ntoskrnl.exe    ntoskrnl.exe+71f00                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031310-15046-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031310-15343-01.dmp    3/13/2010 2:15:38 AM    KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED    0x0000001e    ffffffff`c0000005    fffff960`000c6c16    00000000`00000000    00000000`00000019    win32k.sys    win32k.sys+c6c16                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031310-15343-01.dmp    2    15    7600    
031510-23968-01.dmp    3/15/2010 8:23:06 PM    SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED    0x1000007e    ffffffff`c000001d    fffff880`04850d47    fffff880`06426778    fffff880`06425fd0    nvlddmkm.sys    nvlddmkm.sys+3063b                    x64        C:\Users\K\Desktop\Minidump\031510-23968-01.dmp    2    15    7600
Old drivers'
Code:
secdrv.SYS        fffff880`04e00000    fffff880`04e0b000    0x0000b000    0x4508052e    9/13/2006 9:18:38 AM                        
nvstor64.sys        fffff880`01186000    fffff880`011a8000    0x00022000    0x472236fc    10/26/2007 2:50:36 PM                        
nvm62x64.sys        fffff880`03e9a000    fffff880`03efdd80    0x00063d80    0x48f8fd12    10/17/2008 5:01:06 PM                        
cpuz132_x64.sys        fffff880`04ff7000    fffff880`04fff000    0x00008000    0x49cc0d03    3/26/2009 7:17:23 PM                        
spldr.sys        fffff880`01976000    fffff880`0197e000    0x00008000    0x4a0858bb    5/11/2009 12:56:27 PM
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18 Mar 2010   #10
mac173

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
THANKS,

You are the BEST!

I have run sfc, but it keeps crashing. I get 86% done, or 16%, 32% etc and it stops saying it cannot continue. Memory would explain that. Good news is that the memory is all only 4 months old, so I can get replacements.

I will get memtest86 burned to a disk tonight and run it overnight.

Thanks again.
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