BSOD with no info

By Jannick
Nov 27, 2005
  1. Hi,

    I got 2 games that keep crashing at a specific moment (bos and gun); result is a BSOD with no info. After reboot, i get a minidump. I tried running it through WinDbg but it my first time so i don't know what im looking at. From what i can see, its something with the soundcard (onboard).

    Could somebody please give me some more info on what the cause is of the bsod and perhaps a hint/solution???

    i've included msinfo32 and minidump

    tnx in advance,

    os: winxp pro sp2
    motherboard: asus p5ad2 premium
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    We need 5 or 6 minidumps in order to diagnose your problem.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. Jannick

    Jannick TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i've updated the link above with six mini dumps. I ran sisoft sandra on audio and memory, no problems there.

    thanks for looking at it. :eek:
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    All your minidumps crash at cmudax.sys,and Vax347b.sys. which is you onboard sound driver, and the Alcohol 120% driver.

    The driver Vax347b.sys is a known issue on some systems/configurations.

    I therefore recommend that you uninstall the Alcohol 120% programme, and see if your crashes continue.

    Also, check for updated drivers for your onboard sound.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. Jannick

    Jannick TS Rookie Topic Starter

    well, i just needed to update the audiodriver and all problems were fixed!!!

    tnx for the assist :grinthumb :grinthumb :grinthumb :wave: :wave: :wave:
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I`m glad your problem is solved. Thanks for letting us know.

    Regards Howard :)
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