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Blue Screen Of Death 0x0000007F

By Voidster · 7 replies
Mar 26, 2009
  1. I get the BSOD 0x0000007F when I try to play a game of mine. I have NEVER gotten this before. All my other games work fine, just this one. I also tried to reformat my computer with my xp disc and ALSO got the BSOD. I am using a laptop, so i'm not 100% sure if it's the dust, overheating, overclocking, or the memory. I attached 5 of my latest minidumps. If you need me to provide anything else let me know.


    --------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003-2005 Lavalys, Inc. ]------------------------------------------------------------

    Version EVEREST v2.20.405
    Report Type Report Wizard
    Computer ASPNDELL4150
    Generator Administrator
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
    Date 2009-03-27
    Time 05:00

    --------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
    DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
    Computer Name ASPNDELL4150
    User Name Administrator

    CPU Type Mobile Intel Pentium 4M, 1800 MHz (18 x 100)
    Motherboard Name Dell Inspiron 4150
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Brookdale i845MP
    System Memory 512 MB (PC2100 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type Phoenix (05/15/03)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
    Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

    Video Adapter MOBILITY RADEON 7500 (16 MB)
    Video Adapter MOBILITY RADEON 7500 (16 MB)
    3D Accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 (M7)
    Monitor Digital Flat Panel (1600x1200)

    Audio Adapter Intel 82801CAM ICH3-M - AC'97 Audio Controller [B-1]

    IDE Controller Intel(R) 82801CAM Ultra ATA Storage Controller-248A
    Disk Drive HITACHI_DK23EA-30 (30 GB, 4200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
    Optical Drive HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4240N (DVD:8x, CD:24x/10x/24x DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
    SMART Hard Disks Status OK

    C: (NTFS) 28615 MB (4652 MB free)

    Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Mouse HID-compliant mouse
    Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

    Network Adapter 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible) (
    Modem AC97 SoftV92 Data Fax Modem

    Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
    USB1 Controller Intel 82801CAM ICH3-M - USB Controller [B-1]
    USB Device USB Human Interface Device
    Battery Microsoft AC Adapter
    Battery Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery
    Battery Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery

    Moderator Edit
    I have removed your two replies with HUGE pasted logs
    If you feel these logs are required (which I'd say no)
    Then Attach them by editing and Advanced Edit this original post

  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,979   +71

    All of your errors are 0x0000007F: UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP

    One of three types of problems occurred in kernel-mode: (1) Hardware failures. (2) Software problems. (3) A bound trap (i.e., a condition that the kernel is not allowed to have or intercept). Hardware failures are the most common cause and, of these, memory hardware failures are the most common.

    All of your files cited the ati3d1ag.dll which is an ATI driver. Do the following:

    1. Download Driver Cleaner Pro (free version) to your desktop screen and install.

    2. Download the latest diver(s) for your video card but don't install them.

    3. Uninstall your video card drivers and reboot your PC into Safe Mode. Run Driver Cleaner Pro. If it doesn't find any video card drivers that is quite okay.

    4. Reboot and install new video card drivers.

    * By the way, what was the reason for reformatting?
  3. Voidster

    Voidster TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you I will try that. I wanted to reformat to see if it would help at all.

    Also, how do I start it up in safe mode? And may I get a link to the Driver Cleaner Pro please?
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,979   +71

    Google Driver Cleaner Pro.

    Safe Mode = Press F8 at boot-up. Keep pressing it.

    Reformatting is usually a last option. Especially since you only had this problem with one game. Reformatting is often done when there is no other recourse such as a heavily infected system.
  5. Voidster

    Voidster TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I tried everything you suggested above. Sadly for me, it did not work. I'm really starting to think it's just hardware failure or bad ram. And I cannot reformat because it just shows that dang BSOD.. Thank you for trying to help me though. If you have any other suggestions, I'll gladly try them.

    - Voidster
  6. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,979   +71

    Run memtest on your RAM. This test test takes over almost as soon as you boot-up.

    1. Go to www.memtest.org and download the latest ISO version. It is free and perfectly safe.

    2. Burn to a CD.

    3. Place CD in your drive and reboot with CD in drive. (You might have to place your drive as first bootable in your BIOS) The test will take over.

    4. Let it run for a LONG time. The rule is a minimum of 7 Passes. There are 8 individual tests per Pass. Many people will start this test before going to bed and check it the next day.

    5. If you have errors you have corrupted memory and it needs to be replaced.

    6. Also, with errors you need to run this test per stick of RAM. Take out one and run the test. Then take that one out and put the other in and run the test. If you start getting errors before 7 Passes you know that stick is corrupted and you don’t need to run the test any further on that stick.
  7. Voidster

    Voidster TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well, first of all, I do not have a cd burner.

    Second of all, I am using a laptop. So I wouldn't really know how to take out the ram or anything inside it.
  8. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524


    Don't we already have guides for this :confused:
    From the Driver links by manufacturer Sticky
    With your comment:
    And here is the TechSpot Guide to Memtest here => https://www.techspot.com/vb/post653029-21.html

    Please locate a computer that you can burn the Memtest ISO ;)

    And you can find all your Guides/Manuals (on removing Ram, and you name it) here => https://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100658.html

    @Route44 again
    If you feel these Guides and stickies require extra info, please reply to them and provide this valuable, presently unknown, information
    But otherwise help Members by supplying the Guides. Which will likely avoid further not required replies given to you
    My 2cents worth ;)
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