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Restarting on XP, bugcheck 10000050

By ryvboy
Aug 24, 2010
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  1. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Check whether is some information in Event Viewer Logs, it is located in Control Panel, Admin Tools, and then to Even Viewer.
     
  2. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    i looked... nothing... so strange
     
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Alright, please do follow these instructions carefully:

    Please ensure that you can boot your system in safe mode.

    1) Windows Key + R (or go to Start, then click on Run..)
    2) Type in 'verifier' and hit enter
    3) Make sure 'Create Standard Setting' is selected and hit next
    4) Click on 'Select all drivers installed on this computer' and hit Finish
    5) Reboot

    There is a possibility that your computer will crash on reboot. If this occurs hit F8 when rebooting just before the windows logo screen and select the safe mode boot option. Follow the same steps above but on step 4 choose 'Select driver names from a list'; hit next; check the box next to any driver where the provider is not Microsoft; hit Finish; reboot.

    This will slow the performance of you computer a little while enabled but will hopefully catch the driver causing corruption. Next time you crash the blue screen will hopefully say something like "DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION". When this occurs please post your new minidump.


    Please note that Driver Verifier will continue to run on every boot up until you run (by going to Start, then to Run):

    verifier /reset
     
  4. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    (i installed windows 7, the problem remain)

    something strange happen..

    this new problem i talked about happens all the times i start the game... (reboot without minidumps)

    but when i tryed to run verifier the game didn't crash anymore

    why?

    even if the game crash and i run verifier /reset the game doesn't crash...

    im confused
     
  5. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    That is a strange behavior, are the system is correctly configured to record minidumps in case of BSODs?
     
  6. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    yes

    in events i found this..

     
  7. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Hmm ok, turn off all the power saving options except for monitor.

    How old is the PSU you have in this system?
     
  8. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    turn off what?

    the power supply has the same age of the computer :p

    i posted the image on the first page

    ps. the question is why this doesn't happen under verifier

     
  9. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Exactly.

    You can find power saving options through Control Panel, or by right clicking on desktop and going to screensaver tab (I think, forgive me if I am wrong, because its a while now since I've used XP).

    I had a similar issue whereby power saving options would randomly 'freeze' this PC (at work), it turned out that the PSU is the source of this issue, being unable to provided required juice upon wakeup (weirdly it works fine with all power savings off, but then its a Dell !).

    By the way Event ID 6008 usually refers to 'unexpected shutdown' event.
     
  10. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    ps. i've windows 7 now

    i still cant find what you mean :p

    can you post a screenstamp?
     
  11. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Right click on an empty space at your desktop, then click on Personalize.

    An applet will open letting you change themes/background etc. look at the right bottom side, you will see an icon of 'Screen Saver', click on it.

    A screen saver settings applet will open up, at the bottom of it you will see in blue underlined format Change power settings.

    When you click on it, it will open power options window giving you option to select various power plans, by default 'Balanced' is selected, let it be, just click on Change Plan settings.

    Turn off all power savings related to HDD/motherboard/processor etc.
     
     
  12. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    i can only change the minutes before the hdd turn off

    why do you think this could be the problem
     
  13. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power <== because of this, can point at issues with PUS (i.e. its ability to provide power when its needed, remember PSU's age and as they do they become less efficient)
     
  14. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    i discovered that if i run verifier for all drivers the game starts... if i run verifier only for the non-microsoft drivers the pc reboot..

    besides i tried to update bios and disabiliting the sound card... but nothing
     
  15. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    The game stays totally stable when you run verifier ??

    By the way, is the game is uptodate with all the patches installed etc. ?
     
  16. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    now it happens with another game too (mafia2).....

    edit: happens with OCCT too....

    at this point we've an hardware problem... but of the gpu or of the psu?
     
  17. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    It can either of two, but probably seems to be more like graphic card issue. It is reasonably old anyway, so to check that theory out perhaps you try another graphic card before making a decision?
     
  18. ryvboy

    ryvboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    it was the PSU.
    Thanks really so much for the help!

    Bye!
     
  19. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Thanks for the update, hope everything will work fine from now onwards. Regards
     


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