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Multiple BSODs and graphics driver crashes.

  1. #11

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    Just bumping to see if there are any more options

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  2. #12

    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Does the crash still occur just in that one game?
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  3. #13

    Posts : 2,097
    Windows 8.1 Industry Pro B-)

    Kindly answer what softwaremaniac has asked. You could also stress test your GPU so that you could be certain if it is your GPU at fault or the game.

    FurMark Video Stress Test - free from here: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
    FurMark Setup:
    - If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
    - In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature"
    Click "Go" to start the test (Looks like it's "BURN-IN test" now)
    - Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first).
    NOTE: Set the alarm to go off at 90บC. Then watch the system from that point on. If the system doesn't display a temperature, watch it constantly and turn it off at the first sign of video problems. DO NOT leave it it unmonitored, it can DAMAGE your video card!!!
    If the temperature gets above 100บC, quit the test - the video card is overheating.
    - Click "Quit" to exit[/quote]
    What you are looking for:
    - excessive heat from the GPU (report back with anything over 90บC)
    - problems with the video display (picture is distorted or jumbled, picture turns black, etc)
    - problems reported by the program (I haven't seen this, but "just in case")

    Let me know how it goes ^_^
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  4. #14

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    @Softwaremaniac: So far the only thing that gets the driver to crash is that game.

    I tried running the stress test but it never actually loads. Just stops responding before the test starts. I tried in fullscreen and windowed mode. There is a text file in the main directory called FurMark_0001 that shows some logs. However I don't think it's for my laptop because it's saying I'm running windows 7 with a gtx 660...

    Edit: Forgot to mention that I tried in windows 8 and 7 compatibility mode with admin rights.
    Last edited by DJNads; 19 Nov 2014 at 03:13.
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  5. #15

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    So I got a bluescreen after windows updated. There are about 16 updates that installed and I'm not sure which one caused it. It only bluescreened once, but the driver crashing has happened more when running google chrome.

    Here is the minidump from that crash.
    Attachment 54088
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  6. #16

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    So it's consistently crashing on startup now. Any help would be appreciated. I'm running in safe mode right now.

    I ran driver verifier because the last crash is most likely due to a driver issue. I think that's why I got DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION as the stop code for this one.

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  7. #17

    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Your USB Wi-fi Device might be causing crashes because it's outdated
    pneteth.sys Fri Nov 25 06:25:50 2011  (4ECF26DE) 
    PdaNet USB wireless tether 
    HECIx64.sys Tue Jul 3 00:14:58  2012 (4FF21D62) 
    Intel Management Engine Interface 
    athw8x.sys Thu Jan 17 10:15:39  2013 (50F7C13B) 
    Atheros Wireless LAN Driver 
    k57nd60a.sys Wed Jan 30 01:48:55  2013 (51086DF7) 
    Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet NDIS6.x Unified Driver 
    ScpVBus.sys Sun May 5 23:31:26  2013 (5186CFAE) 
    Scarlet.Crush Productions Scp Dual Shock 3 Virtual Bus  Driver 
    intelppm.sys Thu Aug 22 10:46:35  2013 (5215CFEB) 
    Intel Processor driver 
    dump_storahci.sys Thu Aug 22  13:40:39 2013 (5215F8B7) 
    driver created to provide disk access during crash  dump file generation 
    nvlddmkm.sys Thu Aug 29  23:39:12 2013 (521FBF80) 
    nVidia Video drivers 
    nvpciflt.sys Thu Aug 29 23:39:37  2013 (521FBF99) 
    nVidia 3D Vision Display driver 
    iwdbus.sys Thu Mar 13 22:59:14  2014 (53222A32) 
    Intel WIDI Bus Enumerator driver[br]Related to Intel Widi -  Wireless Display 
    igdkmd64.sys Fri Sep 26 15:42:04  2014 (54256D2C) 
    Intel Graphics driver 
    Debug session time: Thu  Nov 20 21:39:31.166 2014 (UTC + 1:00) 
    Loading Dump File  [C:\Users\Mihael\SysnativeBSODApps\112014-26265-01.dmp] 
    Built by:  9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500 
    System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:13.926  
    Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ViGenericDriverEntry+0 ) 
    BugCheck  C9, {21f, fffff8029f696934, ffffcf805c0dcdc0, 0} 
    Bugcheck code 000000c9 
    Arg1: 000000000000021f, A  driver has not filled out a dispatch routine for a required IRP major function.  
    Arg2: fffff8029f696934, The address in the driver's code where the error was  detected. 
    Arg3: ffffcf805c0dcdc0, IRP address. 
    Arg4: 0000000000000000  
    BUGCHECK_STR: 0xc9_21f 
    PROCESS_NAME: System 
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  0xc9_21f_VRF_nt!ViGenericDriverEntry  
    --- E O J --- 2014 Nov 20 22:54:03 PM _88-dbug Copyright  2012 Sysnative Forums 
    --- E O J --- 2014 Nov 20 22:54:03 PM _88-dbug  Copyright 2012 Sysnative Forums 
    --- E O J --- 2014 Nov 20 22:54:03 PM  _88-dbug Copyright 2012 Sysnative Forums
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  8. #18

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    Just went and updated that. I could just uninstall it but hopefully updating it solves it.
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  9. #19

    Posts : 2,097
    Windows 8.1 Industry Pro B-)

    Hi DJNads ^_^,

    I have analysed your latest dump files and it seems that the Driver Verifier failed in flagging the Driver. I also do not see many drivers on your Dump file. The Dump file is giving me Device Object Not Found. This means that the Minidump file has not saved the data properly.
    Kindly upload a ZIPPED copy of the complete memory dump found at "C:\Windows\Memory.DMP". Make sure that before uploading the Dump file, you ZIP it up.

    Also, kindly run the Hardware Diagnostics over here and report back the result -
    Hardware Diagnostics

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  10. #20

    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1

    Here is the memory dump.

    I'll do the hardware diagnostics later tonight and report back

    Edit: I've been busy the last couple of nights. I ran seagate's HDD tester and it failed the long generic test. bad sectors. Haven't run memtest yet though.
    Last edited by DJNads; 22 Nov 2014 at 20:40.
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