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Another BSOD

By Chowganhime
Jan 1, 2007
  1. Surprise, surprise...another BSOD.

    Just recently my computer has really acted up and is killing me with BSOD after BSOD and I am really getting pissed. I get problems that range from IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL to PFN_LIST_CORRUPT. I will attach a link to some of my recent minidumps Here

    Please help me!!!
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You must be very proud of your unstable system ;) Can you supply us with a little more info? Things like, have you changed any hardware or installed new drivers or programs before this latest BSOD appeared? What are the specs of your unstable system? Motherboard, make and model. Processor, operating system?
     
  3. Chowganhime

    Chowganhime TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok I have not made any hardware changes recently only software which didn't even include any drivers, just pc games. I am running

    P5WD2 E-Premium Mobo
    2 gb's of ram
    Geforce 7900GT
    Intel D 805 2.66 ghz
    500 watt power supply
    Windows XP SP2

    Thank for your help.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Did you or someone else build this system? Has it always had BSOD issues from the begining? Are you overclocking this Asus motherboard?
     
  5. Chowganhime

    Chowganhime TS Rookie Topic Starter

    damn your good...Yes i built this PC, it has had this BSOD problem since I built it and at one point I overclocked but then I backed down because of the BSOD's
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Does your motherboard have a "failsafe defaults" or "optimum" bios setting? Maybe your memory timings need a little more tweaking
     
  7. Chowganhime

    Chowganhime TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Im pretty sure that my mobo has an optimum bios setting, is that what I should set it to?, and how would I tweak my memory?
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Yes try the "optimum setting" if it is not already selected. Tweaking memory settings is tricky at best. I usually let the motherboard handle timings automatically, but when dealing with BSODs, sometimes manual settings for memory voltage and timings is the only option. These timings differ from motherboard to motherboard. Can you get a manual for your motherboard? The manual will tell you how to manually set the memory
     
  9. Chowganhime

    Chowganhime TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I looked at the manual and got all of the memory settings back to "Auto" which is the same as optimum. So the mobo should take care of all the time settings and such. Is there anything else I should do?
     
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