BSoD Bad Pool Caller

By nick7913
May 4, 2010
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  1. I'm currently running the Starcraft 2 Beta and had experienced various freezes so I figured I would update my graphics card drivers. I got the latest drivers but after restart I couldn't resize the screen above 640x480 and 16 colors so I uninstalled the drivers and installed the previous ones again. The next time game I tried crashed midway through and I got the BSoD with the Bad Pool Caller identifier. The details windows gave me after the restart was the following:
    Error signature
    BCCode : c2 BCP1 : 00000007 BCP2 : 00000CD4 BCP3 : 02100001
    BCP4 : 88971790 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1

    plus a minidump and a a sysdata.xml file (I've attached both).

    My system specs:
    IntelCore 2 CPU 6400 @2,13Ghz
    2 GB of Ram
    GeForce 8800 GTS
    My old drivers are the 190.62 while the new ones are the 197.45.
    I can provide any other information if needed.

    Thanks

    Attached Files:

  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,117   +23

    Your error is 0xC2: BAD_POOL_CALLER
    A kernel-mode process or driver incorrectly attempted to perform memory operations. Typically, a faulty driver or buggy software causes this.


    The driver cited as the cause of your crashes is the nltdi.sys which is part of the NetLimiter software.
  3. nick7913

    nick7913 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thanks Route44! I uninstalled it as I haven't been using it anyway. Hopefully that will solve it!
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,117   +23

    You're welcome and please get back to us if you maintin or do not maintain stability. If the latter then we'll try something else.
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