Getting random BSOD...plz help...

By andrew410
Oct 17, 2005
  1. Hi, my computer is getting random BSOD and its getting really annoying.
    I'm not sure what the problem is but here are my comp specs:

    Athlon 64 3000+
    asus k8v-se deluxe motherboard
    creative soundblaster audigy
    1GB corsair memory (2x 512MB)
    ATI 128MB Radeon 9800 pro
    linksys wireless-G USB adapter

    If there is any other specs I'm missing that you guys needs, please let me know.

    Also, You guys can download my dumpfiles from this link.

    Any help is very welcome! Thanks in advance!
  2. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994


    I've analyzed your minidumps and the culprit is faulty memory. 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.

    1. Check the temperature of the CPU and make sure that it is not overheat (ie temperature < 60C)
    2. Reseat the memory stick to another memory slot
    3. Downclock the ram
    4. Clean the dust inside the computer case
    5. Make sure that the ram is compatible to the motherboard
    If it still crashes, diagnostic which memory stick is faulty
    1. Take out one memory stick. If windows does not crash, the removed memory stick is faulty.
    2. If you have only one memory stick, replace the ram
  3. andrew410

    andrew410 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thx for the help! One of my memory sticks were faulty. I tested it with memtest86 and got errors. Thanks again for the help!
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