kmixer.sys error

By lynchm0b · 4 replies
Oct 2, 2006
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    I am having problems and have had to replace my system/config file on two occasion sin the last 3 weeks - and rebuilt with latest xp pro with sp2 in it...I got the BSOD today and the culprit was the kmixer.sys

    i have had multiple BSOD errors over last month and have a smeaking suspicion my mem is to blam - can i FIX it or do i have to replace it?

    the question i have for cpc is this - do i even have the right ram in my MOBO?? here is what i built about 6 months ago///

    DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 SLI-DR Expert Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
    Item #: N82E16813136166
    DFI (510)-623-5010

    Thermaltake W0101RU ATX 12V 2.0 Version 550W Power Supply - Retail
    Item #: N82E16817153029

    Video Card - Retail
    Item #: N82E16814150124

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester 2.0GHz Socket 939 Dual Core Processor Model ADA3800BVBOX - Retail
    Item #: N82E16819103562
    For Retail AMD processor, please call 408 749-3060 for service after first 30 days. For OEM AMD processor, we will service for 30 days only. Please verify the Processor matches your order Prior To installation. IMPORTANT: Always pack your CPU well for return. We will refuse your RMA if we received it as DAMAGED!

    gigaram 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 500 (PC 4000) Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model GR1DD8T-K2GB/500 - Retail
    Item #: N82E16820221137 $

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
    Item #: N82E16822148105
    This item is serviced by the SeaGate. Please call 800 -732-4283 for service.

    NEC 16X DVD±R DVD Burner Silver IDE/ATAPI Model ND-3550A - OEM
    Item #: N82E16827152060

    Arctic Silver Ceramique Thermal Compound - OEM
    Item #: N82E16835100009 $

    COOLER MASTER CAVALIER 3 CAV-T03-UW Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
    Item #: N82E16811119075

    i have gotten similar issues in the past while playign BF2 and had to rebuild system twice seemingly to no avail - still getting the BSOD with that latest kmixer.sys error........ does this sound like memory too??? do places like new egg warrant ram??

    thanks for the help

  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions.

    If that doesn`t help, attach 5 or 6 of your latest minidumps into this thread.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. lynchm0b

    lynchm0b TS Rookie Topic Starter


    how is warranty on ram deterimned tho?
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Check with your ram vendor for that info.

    Some ram comes with a lifetime warranty.

    I take it you`ve tested you ram and found errors?

    Regards Howard :)
  5. lynchm0b

    lynchm0b TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes i have - i have lifetime warranty - will have to contact new egg and see whatthey will do 4 me - thanks
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