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BSOD on certain games

By dbzx
Apr 11, 2010
  1. I recently build my computer and when I play certain games such as Assassin's creed, and Spiderman Web of Shadows, I get BSOD. I have only got two BSOD so far.

    The first one is :
    Stop: 0x00000050(0xFFFFF880072CFB38,0x000000000000, 0xFFFFF8000319E2BE
    (i forgot to write down the file that is being affected.)

    and the second one is
    Stop: 0x00000003B(0x000000C00005, 0xFFFFF9600001364BC, 0xFFFFF8803853010

    win32k.sys -address FFFFFF960001364BC

    I've ran memtest86+ for 24 hrs
    and Prime95 for 12 hrs, both with no errors
    my drivers are updated and everything.

    Attached is my minidump files if any one can help me out.

    my specs :
    WIndow 7 Ultimate x64
    i7 920
    XFX ATI 5850
    OCZ Gold 6 gb 1600 mhz ddr3 rams 8-8-8-24
    Corsair 850 Watts

    Thank you for your time.

    Attached Files:

  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +95

    Although I am having an issue with reading your mini-dumps, but a bit of information which I am able to derive out is pointing at issues with your device drivers.

    Considering the above, my suggestion is to run driver verifier to see whether it is able to find the offending driver.

    It seems to be a driver issue to me. However, I need you to do this, so it can be determined what driver is causing the problem I need you to enable driver verifier.


    Before proceeding on the following steps 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 mini-dump.

    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
  3. dbzx

    dbzx TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I tried running WIndows Debugging tool to read my minidump file and it indicate that I my ntoskrnl.exe was missing in the system32 folder. After confirming that it was missing I have decided to reformat my computer. Anyways if any more BSOD occur, I will post them here. THank you for your help, I will try your method and see if anything shows up.

    Again thank you for the help, I appreciate it very much.
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