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BSOD Page Fault, IRQ Less than or Equal Too, System Freeze... with minidumps

By hchor
Jan 3, 2006
  1. BSOD Page Fault, IRQ Less than or Equal Too, System Freeze.. minidumps.. help cpc2004

    Hey,

    I've been getting BSOD's lately, either the PAGE_FAULT.. or the IRQ_LESS_THAN.. and I even got a system freeze once. The system is an AMD purchased less than 2 weeks ago, running legitimate software (Windows XP Pro). I've installed a scanner yesterday but it was giving me a blue screen even before that. I've installed and uninstalled several programs already, such as ClamAV, UltraEdit, but still getting the same error. I've read the other threads and included 5 mini dumps and I'm desperately hoping someone can maybe help me diagnose it to see if I could fix it myself.

    The CPU doesn't seem to overheat, and it's an AMD Athlon 64 3500+ CPU on an Asus A8V motherboard with a Seagate 200 gig SATA HD, Sony 28A DVD writer, Sapphire 9250 128M AGP 8x video card, and 2 sticks of Kingston 512 PC3200 RAM. The shop I bought it from is telling me to bring it in to their shop in a few days because they're too busy but it's for work and now I regret not purchasing from a bigger store who might have just exchanged it with me for a new one because I'm assuming it's a hardware problem (RAM) :(

    Any help is greatly, greatly appreciated.

    Thanks to all who contribute their time and expertise,

    Herman

    Here's the 1001 messages

    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 1/3/2006
    Time: 10:57:02 AM
    User: N/A
    Computer: USER-E0A3AC9AD5
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xc11cf54c, 0x00000001, 0x80543805, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini010306-01.dmp.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

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    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 1/2/2006
    Time: 2:25:33 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: USER-E0A3AC9AD5
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x1000000a (0x0042001c, 0x000000ff, 0x00000001, 0x8053c991). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini010206-02.dmp.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

    -----------------------

    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 1/2/2006
    Time: 2:04:56 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: USER-E0A3AC9AD5
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xc1287f54, 0x00000000, 0x80528c52, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini010206-01.dmp.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

    ------------------------

    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 12/31/2005
    Time: 1:03:22 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: USER-E0A3AC9AD5
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xc1212e04, 0x00000001, 0x8054385e, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini123105-01.dmp.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

    ---------------------

    Event Type: Information
    Event Source: Save Dump
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 1001
    Date: 12/28/2005
    Time: 1:49:29 AM
    User: N/A
    Computer: USER-E0A3AC9AD5
    Description:
    The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xc1104c74, 0x00000001, 0x805446f3, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini122805-01.dmp.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
     
  2. Ruder

    Ruder TS Rookie Posts: 98

    Plse list all system devices.
     
  3. hchor

    hchor TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry to seem like a neophyte, what's a system device?
     
  4. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

    Faulty memory

    Hi,

    Your windows are crashed randomly and I believe that the culprit is faulty memory. Failed memory hardware, such as memory modules, Level 2 (L2) SRAM cache, or video adapter RAM.

    You can run memtest to stress the ram. If memtest reports the ram is faulty, ram is bad. However Memtest is not a perfect tool to test the memory as some faulty ram can pass memtest.

    Suggestion
    1. Upgrade BIOS and make sure that the motherboard has no leaking capacitor
    2. Reseat the memory stick to another memory slot. Reseat video card as well.
    3. Downclock the ram. Check to default setting if you video card is overclocked.
    4. Clean the dust inside the computer case
    5. Make sure that the ram is compatible to the motherboard
    6. Check the bios setting about memory timing and make sure that it is on
    For example : DIMM1 and DIMM2 do not have the same timing.
    DIMM1: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (2.5-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz) (2.0-3-3-7 @ 166 MHz)
    DIMM2: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz)
    DIMM3: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz)
    7. Make sure that your PSU have adequate power to drive all the hardware including USB devices
    8. Run chkdsk /r at command prompt
    9. Run 3DMark 2005 to test your video card

    If it still crashes, diagnostic which memory stick is faulty
    Take out one memory stick. If windows does not crash, the removed memory stick is faulty.

    Your debug report
    Mini010206-01.dmp BugCheck 10000050, {c1287f54, 0, 80528c52, 0}
    Owning Process 85a69448 Image: EXCEL.EXE
    Probably caused by : ntkrnlpa.exe ( nt!RtlDelete+5c )

    Mini010206-02.dmp BugCheck 1000000A, {42001c, ff, 1, 8053c991}
    Owning Process 85e9a438 Image: IEXPLORE.EXE
    Probably caused by : ntkrnlpa.exe ( nt!KiSystemCallExit2+84 )

    Mini010306-01.dmp BugCheck 10000050, {c11cf54c, 1, 80543805, 0}
    Owning Process 859ed6b0 Image: AcroRd32.exe
    Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+ff )

    Mini122805-01.dmp BugCheck 10000050, {c1104c74, 1, 805446f3, 0}
    Owning Process 8619eda0 Image: gcasServ.exe
    Probably caused by : ntkrnlpa.exe ( nt!ExAllocatePoolWithTag+673 )

    Mini123105-01.dmp BugCheck 10000050, {c1212e04, 1, 8054385e, 0}
    Owning Process 86152678 Image: explorer.exe
    Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+158 )
     
  5. hchor

    hchor TS Rookie Topic Starter

    CPC thanks for all the help; you rock.

    I got my system back from the shop who told me they couldn't find any errors with it except they updated the BIOS, reinstalled windows, and there seems to be no errors now. I will give it a try and if there are any other errors I'll report back so hopefully it'll help those later who get random BSODs/freeze.

    Thanks again.
     
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