Howdy folks! In the past few days, I have gotten many BSOD's while browsing the web, playing games, or talking to people on Teamspeak 3. Usually the
BSOD/crash hits me usually an hour in while I'm doing those things in a session. Before I did get BSOD's and crashes but they were few and spread out. I never responded to them because they happened very sparsely. Now that they are very constant, I need to do some action. I have went into safe mode right now and am typing this on another computer. Oh and this problem started Saturday, May 7th 2012.
As for the dmp files, I was a noob and didn't have the option for the BSOD crashes to save dmp files but now that that is enabled, I do have one dmp file that I can share.
Also I have noticed that sometimes that when the computer crashes, the sound becomes very distorted, the screen tears/fuzzes into a static-like image and then it just restarts. I either get this kind of crash or just a simple BSOD. It's very strange.
Apparently these are considered BSODs as well according to bluescreenview, they just dont have the bluescreen. Interesting..
Specs- OS- Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
- Deleted MSI Afterburner
-Deleted Daemon Tools
-Completed a Memtest86 on my RAM. No errors even after 10 passes.
-Took out the RAM sticks, cleaned and then put back in their sockets.
-Cleaned the computer for dust
-Used Ccleaner to scan for problems and junk.
-Full scan of Malwarebytes. Caught 7 things but still nothing changes.
-Done an SFC /scannow scan
-Downloaded all the major Windows 7 updates.
Temperatures vary but they tend to stay normal.
CPU average temperature is around 40 C idle.
GPU Temperature is about 40C idle, 50C viewing videos, and and may hit to around 60-65 C while gaming. Fan speed on 55%.
Temperatures when computer is idle on the desktop.
Screenshots included below-
The first bluescreen after I enabled the computer to allow dump files. More examples in the Mediafire list.
I have some of the txt and DMP files but I cannot find an "include file" option here (sorry for being a bit nooby lol). Is there a way to upload those here?
Thanks for any assistance that I may get. G'day!
Edit- lol I figured to just upload them on Mediafire. Here are those links.
The most important Blue Screen of Death troubleshooting step you can take is to ask yourself what you just did.
1) Did you just install a new program or a piece of hardware, update a driver, install an update, etc.? If so, there's a very good chance that the change you made caused the BSOD:
Startup using Last Known Good Configuration to undo recent registry and driver changes.
Use System Restore to undo recent system changes.
Roll Back device driver to version prior to your driver update.
2) Scan your computer for viruses. Some viruses can cause a Blue Screen of Death, especially ones that infect the master boot record (MBR) or boot sector.
3) Update drivers for your hardware. Most Blue Screens of Death are hardware or driver related so updated drivers could fix the cause of the STOP error.
4) Return hardware settings to default in Device Manager.
This indicates that a kernel-mode program generated an exception which the error handler did not catch.
Can't tie to a particular cause with this BSOD alone.
In the meantime, a RAM test with memtest86/Prime95 [blend test] would be a good first step, since RAM is the cause of the vast majority of BSOD messages. If that passes, then running sfc /scannow will look for any corrupted windows drivers.
most mb vendors have flash program for windows or you do it from a usb stick and hit an f key at boot.
the trick is you have to start at the flash rev above the one on the board you can just to the last one or you may brick your mb.
cpu-z mb tab will tell you the rev and bios of your mb if you miss it a post.
If the error message on the BSoD reads "UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP," then it indicates you have problem with the memory of your computer. You need to check whether the SIMMs (Single Inline Memory Modules) are compatible and have the same speed. Secondly, also check whether you have set the CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) to the right amount of RAM. If these solutions do not work, you might have to replace memory in your computer.
Sometimes the cause of BSoD is a faulty hard disk.
I already performed a memtest86 test on my RAM. 10 passes and 0 errors. I have also done a sfc scan as well. No problems. Strange.
Any more leads?
Run Prime95's Blend test. If that passes, then its certainly not RAM related. Memtest ONLY stresses the RAM, but if the problem is on the mobo side [northbridge, or a intermittent power problem], it does a bad job finding the problem. Prime95 stresses the entire RAM subsystem, so if that passes, you can be sure thats not the problem.