BSOD error

By engthku
Jan 30, 2010
  1. When i first installed my NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS graphic card (second hand) to my 2gb RAM computer,it worked fine. After I installed new RAMs(2 RAM;1gb each)
    i received several BSOD error messages:
    - Page_fault_in_nonpaged_area
    - system service exception

    I attached minidump files with this post.

    Any ideas on what's wrong?

    Thank You

    Attached Files:

  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,682   +86

    If the types of RAM sticks are from different manufacturer / or timings it can cause lots of BSODs. What happen if you take out the newer sticks?
  3. engthku

    engthku TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for your reply, Archean

    when i take out all the newer sticks, everything work fine.when i installed all 2 new stick, the BSODs came out. the wierd thing is, when i installed one of them,it seems to work fine.
    for your information, im using window7 64 bit and my RAM is
    2 x Samsung PC2-5300-1GB(old)
    2 x Kingston PC2-6400 -1GB (New)
  4. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,682   +86

    Ah its about same thing happened to me few months back; I had all kingston ddr2 sticks in my rig; however, suddenly i started to have mysterious BSOD's out of the blue. Upon investigation I found out that one of the ram sticks has gone bad so chucked it out and everything returned to normal; reason I have 6gb ram now ;)
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