BSOD during gaming - ks.sys related

By ragehatred ยท 4 replies
May 19, 2011
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  1. hello everyone.

    ive been getting a random BSOD issue for about 2 weeks now and ive done some troubleshooting such as updating the graphics to the latest drivers. i have attached the dump file and noticed it references ks.sys and usbaudio. any help would be most appreciated!

    OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
    headset is a Logitech G35 (usb audio)

    Attached Files:

  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    Do you have Daemon Tools installed?
  3. ragehatred

    ragehatred TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yessir. i have daemon tools lite
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    Okay, ks.sys is a Windows OS driver. Now OS drivers are usually too general to be of any help in diagnosing issues.

    However, in your dump the Daemon Tools driver sptd.sys was cited as not being able to load due to ky.sys. We have seen more than our fair share of issues with Daemon Tools and its drivers over the years. Most likely these two drivers are not getting along so to speak.

    Two suggestions:

    1. Update to the latest version of Daemon Tools Lite.

    2. Or uninstall completely and tell us if that brings stability.
  5. ragehatred

    ragehatred TS Rookie Topic Starter

    awesome. i totally missed that driver reference. damn you daemon.....damn you....

    will post the results. thanks for the quick assistance!

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