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Ntkrnlmp.exe causing BSODs

By MetalX
Dec 29, 2008
  1. I've been having some occasional totally random BSODs lately and it seems, upon analysis of my most recent minidump, that ntkrnlmp.exe caused at least one of them. I only had one minidump file to analyze because I accidentally had turned on the option to delete old minidumps whenever a new one is made. Does anyone know what ntkrnlmp.exe is or how it could be causing a problem?

    EDIT: I'm using Vista Ultimate 64-bit.
     
  2. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,388

    I tried to upload a minidump, but its bigger than 200kb, and the forums won't let me post it...
     
  3. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  4. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,388

  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Um you are going to be a tad saddened, but:
    Is very general ! ie:

    Make sure all your drivers are up to date
    Un-install things such as personal Firewall, or try replacing with another Antivirus
    Run Memtest

    At this stage it is unknown :(
     
  6. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,388

    Could it be because of my overclocked CPU?
     
  7. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    I'd say yes
    But who knows, it's just a guess

    You didn't want to say if you updated your drivers, and ran Memtest ? (because that would be a better guess ;) )
     
  8. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,388

    Oh sorry. Drivers are all updated. I'll run Memtest tonight... I've never used it before. Do I have to sit there and watch it? Or can I leave it run while I sleep?

    Also, I had another BSOD at about 4:30 PM today, but there's no minidump for it in the folder...
     
  9. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,388

    I never did run memtest :( but I did upgrade my CPU, and the problem seems to have vanished...
     
  10. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
     
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