Halmacpi.dll/ntkrnlpa.exe BSODs on fresh Win 7 install

By Galhast ยท 33 replies
Apr 6, 2012
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  1. Galhast

    Galhast TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Driver was downloaded and installed on Monday (nz time). Just had my first blue screen since then: kernel_mode_exception_not_handled (8e), in stack was halmacpi.dll, ntkrnlpa.exe, win32k.sys. Kdcom.dll, mcupdate_authenticamd.dll, pshed.dll, bootvid.dll also mentioned.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The same minidumps are being created again. Maybe the power supply is causing this...
     
  3. Galhast

    Galhast TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    I'm really not sure. The PC itself was purchased around july/august of last year. In November, my brother gave me a handmedown ATI video card, after that was installed the computer started turning itself off. Attributing it to the low watt psu, I upgraded it, but instead of fixing the problem it just started blue screening instead, referring to the atikmpag/atikmdag.dll (ati catalyst control center) files.

    I've since purchased the nvidia card/reinstalled OS, still getting daily BSOD's, so probably there was nothing wrong with the ati card. Or the PSU.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    "Attributing it to the low watt psu" What is the make and model of the replacment power supply?
     
  5. Galhast

    Galhast TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

  6. Galhast

    Galhast TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Latest dumps, there was a good spot for a few days with no crashes, but then yesterday:
    IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0a - halmacpi/ntkrnlpa/win32k.sys
    PFN_LIST_CORRUPT 4e - ntkrnlpa/nvlddmkm.sys
    POOL_CORRUPTION_IN_FILE_AREA de - halmacpi/ntkrnlpa/ntfs.sys
    DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL d1 - dxgkrnl.sys/ntkrnlpa/nvlddmkm.sys
    MEMORY_MANAGEMENT 1a - ntkrnlpa.exe
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You might try replacing the video card once more
     
  8. Galhast

    Galhast TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    With the original ATI or a third card?
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    If the ATI card ran with no BSOD's try it. If you had BSOD's with it try another third card
     

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