BSOD's in WinXP SP2

By zan2828
Nov 29, 2007
  1. Computer been running fine for about a month, but a few days ago it started BSODing a lot.

    I will attach my minidump files, can someone take a look at them? I am leaning heavily towards faulty RAM but Memtest and Windows Mem Diag both run for many passes, no error.

    Thank you.

    Attached Files:

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Outside the usual "unstable Windows" generic stuff, USBPORT.SYS is flagged in the dumps...

    Are you using a USB Broadband modem? What is you location and give us some system specs please
  3. zan2828

    zan2828 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    usbport.sys is only mentioned in the first dump. i attribute that error to me changing the usb poll rate (this alters the usbport.sys)

    "memory_corruption" is present in several of the dumps, does this usually indicate faulty RAM?
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,961   +69

    I would definitely run MemTest to determine if you have faulty RAM.
  5. zan2828

    zan2828 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i ran both memtest and win mem diag for many hrs and no errors.
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    So what type of Internet do you use? Are you using a USB broadband modem? And what are your system specs? I really do hate to repeat myself
  7. zan2828

    zan2828 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    sorry about that, i saw your post, but just didn't see how my specs were applicable in diagosing the bsod.

    no i am not using a USB modem. i already stated that the usbport.sys bsod was an isolated incident;probably because i changed my polling rate.

    if anything, shouldn't the minidumps give enough info to determine if this is software or hardware related?

    specs are as follows:

    gigabyte ds3-r mobo
    2GB crucial ballistix 800mhz
    8800gts 320mb
    3 hdd's (wdraptor 74, seagate 250, seagate 400)
    audigy 2
    windows xp sp2
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    You have an NVIDIA video card and are suffering from BSOD's. How would I know that without you posting your specs?

    ...and "memory corruption" can come from hardware conflicts and driver issues. Surprized?
  9. zan2828

    zan2828 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It crashed again when I was just browsing the web, and I am positive this has nothing to do with my Nvidia card. I have attached the latest one.

    Please cpc2004 or anyone else that can actually READ the minidumps, take a look? THank you.
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    It's a generic Widows error pointing to memory errors
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