randomly crashing

By piklemeup
May 22, 2006
  1. Recently I had some random crashing resulting in a bsod and having a dump of phisical memory. it happens all the time, here is the error stuff I get when i turn back on.
    im not sure if that means anything. i brought it back into bestbuy where i got it and they said something about my visual drive, and for some reason my cd burning was disabled or something. it was a while ago so i don't remember exactly.

    i just got rid of deamon tools (visual drive), and i'll report back if im still crashing. ill also report back if it stops.

    and i don't think this'll matter, but this computer was crashing a while ago, so i increased the paging file, didn't stop anything, but its now at 2 gb i think, would it matter if i decreased it.

    i got rid of deamon tools, and it crashed around 20 minutes later, then on a restart it crashed again. i tried one last time, and it asked me what i wanted to do, start in safe mode, start normally, system restore, i chose normal start and it worked. and here i am

    i removed a program called pulse by project dolphin, im hoping that'll do something

    i decided that if it does it again ill see if i have any additional ram (im using a laptop) and take that out.

    attached all my recent minidumps
  2. piklemeup

    piklemeup TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    just so everybody knows, i went "start", "run..." and did "chkdsk". I haven't had a crash since. I'll report back if i do though.

    when i did the chkdsk it deleted a bunch of files, like "cookies.txt" and some other stuff, around 10 files. I'd also like somebody to tell me what my minidumps are and the problems, just to make sure that I actually did the right thing.

    nope, still crashing. i think it may be due to overheating. i left it alone to do a system defrag for about 2 hours and it was fine, but as soon as i started using the internet, and other programs, it started crashing. Also, i can't boot right up after a crash, i have to wait for a while. if i try to start it up, then i just get the blue screen again. i need those minidumps asap, that way the people at best buy can try to help me out.
  3. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,039   +9

  4. piklemeup

    piklemeup TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    oh, this is nice. ill try it out and see if i find anything. but it would still be nice for people to tell me what my minidumps are, just to make sure i find everything before i take it into bestbuy to get it fixed.
  5. piklemeup

    piklemeup TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    ok, i brought it into best buy. last time this was happening they couldn't find anything, so im going to assume that they won't find anything this time. so i still need my minidumps checked.
  6. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

    Hardware problem


    It is hardware problem. From the stack trace of the minidump, probably it is AMD CPU L2 cache memory,r overheat or inadeuate power supply.

    f7ae7bfc 806d0c8a badb0d00 ffdff980 f79db486 nt!KiTrap0E+0x233
    f7ae7c6c 8054053f 80540700 000001b4 f7ae7d00 hal!HalEndSystemInterrupt+0x3a
    f7ae7c6c 806d0d50 80540700 000001b4 f7ae7d00 nt!KiChainedDispatch+0x2f
    f7ae7d00 f7701812 000000b1 00000000 00000007 hal!HalpPmTimerStallExecProc+0x60
    WARNING: Stack unwind information not available. Following frames may be wrong.
    f7ae7d20 f7701a51 e0202c02 00000002 00000000 AmdK8+0x1812
    f7ae7d58 f77014ca e0202c02 f7ae7d90 00000000 AmdK8+0x1a51
    f7ae7dac 805c4a06 865e2cd0 00000000 00000000 AmdK8+0x14ca
    f7ae7ddc 80540fa2 f7701298 865e2cd0 00000000 nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x34
    00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 nt!KiThreadStartup+0x16
  7. piklemeup

    piklemeup TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    thanks a lot. i just got it from bestbuy recently (30 mins ago) and they said that it was my HD, the was something wrong with one of my segments or something (it started with an 's'), so they fixed the hard drive without having to replace it.

    Well, thanks a lot anyways.
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