mini dump help

By keithg
Sep 29, 2007
  1. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Please post 5 or 6 of your latest actual minidump files. You can attach them directly to your next reply.

    Regards Howard :)
  2. keithg

    keithg TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    The latest ones are the currently attached files .. i just reinstalled a fresh copy of XP and i no longer have the other logs sorry .. that one just recieved last night while the computer was idle
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You may have to replace the motherboard at this point, or disable the on-board USB ports in the bios and see if the error continues. You can always install an add-in USB card
  4. keithg

    keithg TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    I dont know why i didnt find this before but look at this .. i found it on microsoft website
    it looks like the issues iam having .. ive emailed them for the hotfix so right now iam just waiting for their reply
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    hope it works... Now you know why I stay away from anything Nvidia and so, so far away for Vista at this time
  6. keithg

    keithg TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    this is the first issue ive ever had with nvidia .. as for vista - ive never touched it yet
    that was going to be my next test .. to see if i get the same error
    But if this works .. then i will be happy =)

    wish me luck .. here i go again hoping it is fixed lol
  7. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    well Duhh!, reading minidumps allows the user to understand what is going on. In many cases, the examination of the debugging file will give you the cause right away. Without looking at minidumps and the debugging file, you are often shooting in the dark. I believe in teaching to fish, not just giving a fish....
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I stand by what I said...

    Checking memory, hard drive condition and driver updates is not "shooting in the dark" by any means. Minidump interpretations may be
  9. keithg

    keithg TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    here is an update
    nothing worked with windows XP and everyone - even Asus - said RMA the motherboard ..
    I was about to do that but decided to try Vista to see what happens .. if it is a motherboard issue it should bsod on vista as well
    ... so far after the install no crashing or issues .. everything is running very smoothly ..
    its been a day and no crashing !
    Thank you for your help - i will be sending an email to Nvidia about this since it seems to be a compatibility issue with the USB and windows xp

    Thanks again! I appreciate the help
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