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Yet another minidump question

By kwspony
Mar 9, 2007
  1. Ok, I have been having random crashes for about a month or so. I have the debug tool and symbols but haven't had time to figure out how to use them. So I am thinking, I could email a minidump to someone and maybe they can decifer it for me. Any takers?
     
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Just post a minidump as an attachment into this thread and whoever wishes to analyze it can do so.

    Regards :)
     
  3. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    Ok, here it is.
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your minidump text is of no use, that`s because you`re using the wrong symbols.

    Go and read this thread HERE and see if it helps to reveal the culprit of your crashes.

    You can find a short tutorial on how to read minidumps HERE.

    If none of the above helps, attach 5 or 6 of the actual minidump files here.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  5. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    Thanks Howard. I am going to take an easy route today. Here are a few dump files. The error report always says the same thing. Driver error.

    A few more. I will try and download a memory checker as well.
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your minidumps crash with the following errors.

    2 with memory corruption.
    1 with sr.sys.
    1 USBPORT.SYS.
    1 with ctoss2k.sys.

    They all have bugchecks of 0A. This is symptomatic of faulty ram.

    Test your ram as per the instructions in the link I gave you.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  7. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    Awesome, thanks Howard!!
     
  8. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    Running memtest86 v1.70 now. I will let it run most of the day and let you know the results. As far as the USB port item. I recently had a thumb drive go south. Not sure when, just when I tried to use it again it wouldn't work. Curious if that has anything to do with the error. My Dr. Watson program had an error about Internet Explorer causing a problem. Most of the time when it crash's I am online. I have IE7. Thought about removing it and see if the problem continues.
     
  9. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    17 memtest passes later and zero errors. Still a few more things to try.
     
  10. kwspony

    kwspony TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 121

    I downloaded the Everest software. The only thing I have seen that looks out of the ordinary is with the voltages. On the 12v reading I have seen it drop below 5 volts. Is this normal? I have an Ultra 480 watt supply. 2 DVD drives, 1 floppy, 2 sata's, modem card, creative XF-I sound card, 2 case fans. I thought that this was enough power. What do you think. Also, what symbols would I need to make my minidumps usable? I still may pull my RAM and look at it but this is a machine I built a few months ago and only just recently started having these issues. I have 2 Corsair CMX512-3200Cs Sticks. Oh, another thing I haven't checked out. During the memtest I noticed that ECC is disabled on my mobo. I have an ECS K8T890-1 board.
     
  11. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    It could be the power supply. Do you have another one you could use to test?

    Try reseating the RAM, trying it with just one stick, etc.
     
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