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BSOD when playing

By zande · 10 replies
May 11, 2006
  1. I continue to have BSOD, all blue without an error message, when playing various games. I suspect the video card but I tried many versions, official and not, of the drivers.
    Here are the minidumps: http://www.liuteriadinsieme.it/gurdulu/minidump.zip
    Can someone please help me?
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    please enter minidumps as an attachment, not a link - especially to a foreign country. no one wants to risk getting a virus. At least we can scan the download before opening it.
  3. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    how I attach it? (foreign is always dependant on where you live....)

    edit: attached
  4. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994


    From the stack trace of the minidump, I believe that the culprit is faulty ram. Run mermtest to stress test the ram.

    b8bf3a44 804e1990 86465568 863623d0 863e4020 hal!KeReleaseQueuedSpinLock+0x3d
    b8bf3a64 8057c8e1 8055fea0 00000001 867cc2a8 nt!ExAcquireResourceSharedLite+0xca
    b8bf3b4c 8056c063 867cc2c0 00000000 863623d0 nt!IopParseDevice+0x266
    b8bf3bc4 8056f2a8 00000000 b8bf3c04 00000040 nt!ObpLookupObjectName+0x53c
    b8bf3c18 8057d2d3 00000000 00000000 487db001 nt!ObOpenObjectByName+0xea
    b8bf3c94 8057d3a2 0fddfe28 80100080 0fddfdc8 nt!IopCreateFile+0x407
    b8bf3cf0 8057d3e5 0fddfe28 80100080 0fddfdc8 nt!IoCreateFile+0x8e
    b8bf3d30 804dd98f 0fddfe28 80100080 0fddfdc8 nt!NtCreateFile+0x30
    b8bf3d30 7c90eb94 0fddfe28 80100080 0fddfdc8 nt!KiFastCallEntry+0xfc
    WARNING: Frame IP not in any known module. Following frames may be wrong.
    0fddfe20 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 0x7c90eb94
  5. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I runned memtest this night but it didn't found any error.
    I have crashes only when playing graphical intensive games. Any other idea?
  6. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no one has a clue? the thing that makke me think about the video card is that crashes happens only when playing graphical intensive games.
    thenk you to anyone willing to help me
  7. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    download speed fan and/or everest home. Check your temperatures and also post your power output here. also please post your complete system specs, including your psu's make/model/watts
  8. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok, I did some monitoring during a crash with fan speed (GPU not has a sensor).

    On normal work:
    motherboard 43 °C
    CPU 47 - 50 °C
    vent 3600 rpm

    Running games:
    motherboard 46 °C
    CPU suddenly goes to 60 °C and stand beetween 60-64 °C
    vent 4500 rpm

    after some minutes blue screen

    my specs are:
    motherboard Asrock P4V88
    Bios 1.60
    chipset Via PT880
    CPU Pentium IV 3.00 GHz
    video card Hercules 3d Prophet radeon 9800
    sound card CMedia AC-97 on board
    ram x2 512 Mb DDR-SDRAM 330 MHz
    PSU Q-TEC 450 W
    HDD ATA Samsung SP4200H 40 Gb
    HDD ATA Maxtor 6Y080L0 80 Gb
    OS Windows XP SP2
  9. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    did some more tests.
    I opened the case and put my "house" fan close to pull out the heat.
    the temps were 27 °C the mobo and 53 °C the CPU, but the system crashes the same.
    running the same game in windowed mode instead that full screen tells me, in the bsod, that the error is in cmuda.sys, the audio driver, but in full screen it says nothing.
    So is not the heatingor not only the heating.... what else?

    here are some new minidump if someone is willing.....
  10. zande

    zande TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok, Itried to disable the sound card from bios and it seem to work, I did some test and no more crashes.
    But how can I do to make work properly the sound card?
  11. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    have you tried updating the sound card drivers from the manufacturer's website? or every other drivers? (including mobo drivers?)

    those cpu temps are abit too high for my likeing.. clean out your case with compressed air or a vaccum cleaner (dust) and if its still above 45 then take out the cpu & hsf and reapply some new arctic silver..

    i cant read minidumps yet so just do the above suggestions in the meanwhile...
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