Constant Stop Errors on out of box Alienware

By DrewBeeMiller
Jun 19, 2008
  1. My new computer is expierencing constant stop codes (22 and counting in 3 days). I have been doing some reading about stop codes and have tried some of the basic general fixes for the stop codes but they still keep comming. I have contacted alienware support but they seem to not understand what a Bug Check Code is. I have the most recent video drivers from NIVIDA but that didnt seem to help. The system seems to crash when idle of surfing the internet or sorting photos.

    Primarily I was getting 0x116 (14 of them so far)
    Most recently I have seen 0x7f (6 of them so far)

    I understand that the minidumps have some information that may be able to pinpoint the root cause but opening them and analyzing them is a bit beyond my current level of understanding. If somone could have a look at the minidumps and shed some light on other things I can try to fix this problem, I would be a verry happy person.

    Thanks in advance for your help.


    Here are some of the minidumps I hope you can understand what they are trying to tell me.

    Attached Files:

  2. DrewBeeMiller

    DrewBeeMiller TS Rookie Topic Starter

    More Dumps

    I have had alot of crashes and here are the most recent of the minidumps. I hope I am not overloading anyone.

    Thanks agian.

  3. DrewBeeMiller

    DrewBeeMiller TS Rookie Topic Starter

    System Specs

    I forgot to note my system specs.

    First off it is a new out of the box Alienware, Area 51 7500

    CPU_Name: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8200 @ 2.66GHz
    CPU_Caption: x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
    CPU_Version: Model 7, Stepping 6
    CPU_ProcessorId: BFEBFBFF00010676
    CPU_CurrentClockSpeed: 2666MHz
    CPU_AddressWidth: 32Bits
    CPU_DataWidth: 64Bits
    CPU_SocketDesignation: Socket 775

    Mem_2x 1024Mb DDR2

    Video_Caption: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
    Video_AdapterRAM: 512MB
    Video_DriverVersion: (Currently

    BIOS_Manufacturer: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
    BIOS_Name: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
    BIOS_Version1: 6.00 PG
    BIOS_Version2: ALWARE - 42302e31

    Disk_Model: ST325041 0AS SCSI Disk Device
    Disk_Size: 250GB
    Disk_TotalHeads: 255
    Disk_TotalCylinders: 30401
    Disk_TotalTracks: 7752255
    Disk_TracksPerCylinder: 255

    This is probably more that you needed to know but they supplied me with a sheet that had all this on it so I just copied it.
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