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BSoD persistent within 5 minutes of cold boot

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Win 8 Pro

    BSoD persistent within 5 minutes of cold boot


    One week-old install of Win Pro 8 as upgrade over Win 7 Pro 64-bit. All drivers updated to latest via Dell, nVidia card via nVidia site. McAfee stripped off, Win Defender only. BSoD with DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION within 5 mins of power-up, persistent failure.

    Dump attached; grateful for your help.

    Matthew

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  2. #2


    Posts : 197
    Win 8 Enterprise RTM


    This points to iastor. Upgrade ssd firmware. Upgrade bios.

    Intel iastor is a difficult one. You might not want to uninstall it, as it might render your system inoperable.

    I would try to upgrade to
    7.00
    Rapid Storage Technology (RST)
    drivers
    11.6.2.1002
    drivers + patch



    from Station-Drivers: le site de drivers, bios, firmwares avec un forum d'aide
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Win 8 Pro


    Diagnosis spot on: thanks. Upgraded to 11.6.2.1002 and error free since.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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