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PC games cause minidump crash

By Sandman223
Oct 6, 2006
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  1. I've had this pc I built for about a year and could never get it to stop crashing randomly during gaming. Even when I run games like Battlefield 2 on low settings it crashes after about 10 minutes of play or less. This also happens with older games like Counterstrike and GTA:SA.

    These are my specs:
    Amd Athlon 64 3200+
    1gb corsair value ram
    Radeon X800XL vid card
    Lanparty NF4 with onboard sound

    I've got all the latest drivers and have re-installed xp pro and still get these errors.
    The error log says im getting error 102 event 1003 but I couldn't find anything on this.
    Here are some minidump files from my latest crashes.

    Thanks
  2. Sandman223

    Sandman223 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ETA: oops, here are the attached files
  3. peterdiva

    peterdiva TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,202

    The most recent one is unreadable, the second to most recent is probably caused by hardware and references a video card driver, the other two are too old. The video card drivers are from March, so update them if you haven't already. You'll then have to wait until you get a few more minidumps.

    In the meantime go HERE and follow the instructions. Make sure to test your RAM.
  4. Sandman223

    Sandman223 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the reply.
    Here are some more recent dump files.
  5. Sandman223

    Sandman223 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Can someone check out the last minidumps I posted?

    Thanks
  6. peterdiva

    peterdiva TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,202

    Two are caused by ati3duag.dll, a video card driver. Your video card drivers are from March. You can access the latest ones from ATI's frontpage. Catalyst 6.9.
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