Minidump help please

By samw ยท 5 replies
Aug 28, 2007
  1. Hey, please could someone help and try and find out what caused this blue screen today. pc was on standby, turned it on and blue screen came. happened once. i did take out the ethernet cable before to put it on my lapton and then reconnected. it could be linked. not sure.

    the minidump is attached,

    thank you in advance.

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  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    If it only happened the once, I wouldn`t worry too much. It may well have just been a glitch.

    However, if it continues to happen, then you should post 5 or 6 of your latest mindumps.

    According to your minidump, ks.sys was responsible. This is the Kernel CSA Library Windows NT/2000/XP Driver.

    See how it goes and post back if you have further problems.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. samw

    samw TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 48

    Thank you for the quick reply. I really appreciate it.

    I jus wanted to know a bit more about that driver.

    Is it a missing driver. do you think the problem will persist?
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    No, it`s not a missing driver, but rather as I suspect a system/software glitch.

    That`s why I said no to worry, unless it keeps happening.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. samw

    samw TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 48

    I had another blue screen just now.

    When I left the computer on standby, the blue screen came. This was the same incident in the previous blue screen,

    The minidump is attached

    advice appreciated.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your minidump carshes with memory corruptuion.

    Go and read the instructions HERE and see if it helps to identify the culprit.

    I`m suspecting a possible hdd corruption or impending failure. another possibility is a damaged page file or faulty ram.

    Regards Howard :)
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