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BSODs occurring at random

By Ameldur
Apr 9, 2012
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  1. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,843   +165

    NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
    Ntfs.sys
    Ntoskrnl.exe

    Can you disconnect the 1TB drive and see if the BSOD's still happen? I really don't know if the non-boot drive will cause this. One thing that's certain is the BSOD is related to the (hard) drives... still :confused: You don't have any NTFS devices like external or flash drives connected?
  2. Ameldur

    Ameldur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    The "0x0000003b" one i got on my edit post is from my ATI driver. I did some searching and 12.2 had an issue, loads of people have been having the same problems. Im on 12.3 now, but if i think about it now its only recently I have been getting alot of BSOD's. Maybe i should downgrade to 12.1?

    "http://www.overclock.net/t/1234179/atikmdag-sys-bsod-12-2-drivers" - there is also a fix here on one of the pages.

    Edit: no i just have the three drives, the last one has nothing really running from it. Exept steam, and they dont seem to crash. "Rift" is running off the 1TB drive. Maybe that drive is abit f'd. I can install the game on the other drive where my other games are, to see if still crashes?
    If i dont get any BSOD's after that then it clearly is the 1TB drive.
  3. Ameldur

    Ameldur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    No BSOD's at all today, have not used any applications or files from the 1TB drive. It seems to the culprit, i guess ill send that back then. Thank you very much for the help! :) If somehow i get a bsod again very soon ill be sure to come back here, great help :)
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,843   +165

    Okay Ameldur,
    and good job on your informative posts :) They really help narrow down the trouble. I had an Hitachi 1TB drive that had 100's of sector errors in the 'Free Space" checks
  5. Ameldur

    Ameldur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    I seem to have got another BSOD. Could you please check this dump and see what it says? i have not used the 1tb drive. It has been connected though.

    Attached Files:

  6. Ameldur

    Ameldur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    Hi again.

    OK in the last 6 hours I've reinstalled windows, and only installed graphics drivers and Ethernet drivers. Its a fresh clean install, everything is wiped. A friend of mine recommended i do a memtest, so I did. I received 4 errors on the test and i believe this is where the problem lies. As only when I use alot of the computers resources does it crash. One additional error came up, but I didn't take a picture of that one. See attached a picture from my phone of the test.

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    What do i do now? Do i contact the company that provided me with the computer? Thank you :) And sorry for double post.
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,843   +165

    Yes, or replace the memory yourself
  8. Ameldur

    Ameldur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    Ram has been replaced, no issues anymore. Thank you so much for the help :) You can close the topic :)
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,843   +165

    Good, thanks for the update :)


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