0xa0000001 BSOD code (caused by atikmdag.sys) Sapphire HD 7970

getting bsods while playing games
my computer specs:
ASUS M5A78L LE AMD 760G/SB710 AM3+ DDR3 2000MHZ (O.C.)
CORSAIR 4GB veNGEANCE DDR3 1600MHZ CL9
AMD PHENOM II X4 980 BLACK EDITION AM3 3.7GHZ 8MB CACHE 45NM
SEAGATE 3,5" 2TB 7200 64Mb Sata3 hdD
Cooler Master RC-912A-KWN1 HAF 912 Advance
Sapphire 11197-01-40G HD7970 OC 3GB GDDR5 384Bit mDP HDMI PCIe 3.0
Corsair CP-9020013-EU GS Series GS700 700Watt 80+ Bronze 140mm Fanlı Psu

picture
http://i.imgur.com/s1fL4pJ.jpg :??: :??:
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  1. What driver are you currently using with your card? There is a chance it could be driver related.
  2. bigshootr8 said:
    What driver are you currently using with your card? There is a chance it could be driver related.

    http://i.imgur.com/QOyNJ7t.jpg
  3. Hmm odd. That is the most up to date version. Have you thought about uninstalling and reinstalling or quite possibly trying out the beta drivers?
  4. bigshootr8 said:
    Hmm odd. That is the most up to date version. Have you thought about uninstalling and reinstalling or quite possibly trying out the beta drivers?

    i have reinstalled many times but didnt installed any beta drivers
  5. May be worth a shot?
  6. or maybe TEST YOUR HARDWARE first

    memtest
    prime
    furmark
    hdtune
  7. kemalakar said:
    getting bsods while playing games
    my computer specs:
    ASUS M5A78L LE AMD 760G/SB710 AM3+ DDR3 2000MHZ (O.C.)
    CORSAIR 4GB veNGEANCE DDR3 1600MHZ CL9
    AMD PHENOM II X4 980 BLACK EDITION AM3 3.7GHZ 8MB CACHE 45NM
    SEAGATE 3,5" 2TB 7200 64Mb Sata3 hdD
    Cooler Master RC-912A-KWN1 HAF 912 Advance
    Sapphire 11197-01-40G HD7970 OC 3GB GDDR5 384Bit mDP HDMI PCIe 3.0
    Corsair CP-9020013-EU GS Series GS700 700Watt 80+ Bronze 140mm Fanlı Psu

    picture
    http://i.imgur.com/s1fL4pJ.jpg :??: :??:



    There are many reasons why your system may crash due to these stop errors. The most common scenarios are: Faulty drivers, Hardware issue (especially RAM) or Anti-virus software problem.

    You may want to try the following and check if it helps.
    Method 1:
    Run Memory Diagnostics test to check for any memory problems. Refer the following link for the same.
    How do I know if my computer has a memory problem?

    Method 2:
    Update the chipset, video card, display and network adapter drivers to the latest by visiting the computer manufacturer’s website.
    Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly
    Update drivers: recommended links

    Method 3:
    Since the issue doesn’t occur in safe mode, you can also perform a clean boot and see if it helps.
    A clean boot helps to verify if any third party application services or startup item is causing this issue.
    You may refer the following KB article to put the computer in clean boot:
    How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
    After the trouble shooting steps please refer to clean boot link to put the computer back to normal start up mode.

    Hope this information is helpful.

    The above was from Microsoft forums.
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/bsod-0xa0000001/ec508f36-aa4c-4ae2-9a30-8da7fecc2a9e?msgId=d4d1c54a-a5f8-4a2c-8e9d-eb0909d75d47

    Also if i may add .sys and 0xA00000001 are usually related to driver corruption, I experienced those at one point and by reinstalling drivers(make sure to uninstall, then clean out fragments with ccleaner/driversweeper, THEN reinstall, or fragments from the old drivers will corrupt the new ones) and the problem was fixed.
  8. ^ a good way to start. However I think your post didn't have the memory test diagnostic tool. Memtest x86 is more then likely what you were going to recommend here is the link.

    http://www.memtest86.com/
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