pc giving bsod`s:

By talon ยท 8 replies
Jan 25, 2007
  1. Here's the scoop... I'm going insane with a pc giving bsod:

    f4: 0x00000003, 0x8557c338, 0x8557c4ac, 0x805c7478 and
    77: 0x0000185, 0x0000185, 0x00000000, 0x00b5100
    " ", 0x01589000 errors at seemingly random times.

    i have:

    formatted and reinstalled (using different installation sources), memtests are clean, hdd scans are clean, BIOS and all drivers upto date, all win updates done, swapped RAM, swapped hdd, ...

    here is an entry from my event viewer :

    eventsystem (category 50)
    com+ event system detected a bad return code during its internal processing. HRESULT was c0000005 from line 44 of d:\qxp_slp\com\com1x\src\events\tier1\eventsystemmobj.cpp
    event id#4609

    i am also receiving controller errors on my dvdrw in event viewer.

    when trying to download from MSI liveupdate i received the following:


    the only thing i can figure is its a bad controller on the mobo?

    anyone have any ideas, im going nuts!#$^
  2. JimShady23

    JimShady23 TS Maniac Posts: 373


    I am not a BSOD expert by any means and I know that it can be a major PIA if it is hardware related.

    First Id disconnect the dvd drive and go for a bit and see if that cures the problem. My have a conflict....

    However dont rule out a unstable power supply. It may be generating inconsistant power. That is usally the last thing people check, however it is a common BSOD causer :D

    But from the errors you are getting it seems to be a IDE controller or your DVD drive causing it... But Like I said dont rule out the PSU....
  3. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

    Corrupted paging space

    Bugcheck 77 and F4 are usually related to corrupted paging space. Run chkdsk/r and re-allocate the paging space.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    if you suspect ram, run memtest 86+ booted from a floppy.
  5. talon

    talon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the responses people! i shall run without the dvd drive for a while, see what happens...

    know of any good programs to test psu?
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Go to Downloads at the top of this page, Utilities and look for Speedfan. Download and run it. It will tell you what your voltages are
  7. talon

    talon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    voltages seem fine......

    unplugged the burner, so far...so good.
  8. talon

    talon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    damnit, brand new stop error

    0x000000d1 nvnrm.sys driver irql not less or equal

    here's the minidump.....
  9. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

    NVNRM.SYS is nVidia network resource manager. However 1 minidump is not sufficient to confirm it is software or hardware problem. We need 4 to 5 minidumps to confirm the root cause of your windows problem. The culprit maybe ram. Anyway it is no harm to upgrade nVidia network resource manager.

    The following problem were crashed at NVNRM.SYS and your version of NVNRM is at different version.
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