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BSOD - Random - Error: DPC_Watchdog_Violation

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (x64)


    Hi, I am posting here to see if anyone can help me identify the culprit behind my random BSOD's that seem to spur up at random and happen at least 2-3 times a day. It started this at first on June 3rd. And from how it happens, there doesn't seem to be anything that I do that triggers the BSOD. I could be using any program like Photoshop, to playing a steam game, to browsing the net and then it hits. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated as a re-install of the OS is going to be a very difficult last option for me. I will attach two most recent minidump files.

    P.S.: at the time it started happening i can't recall if any updates or installs occurred or not.


    Well, this wasn't worth much time here...
    Last edited by DragonVoyd; 08 Jun 2014 at 04:46.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (x64)

    I still really need help, if anyone can.
    Last edited by DragonVoyd; 08 Jun 2014 at 04:44.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 5,139
    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    Sorry for the delay in responding. There just aren't that many people who do BSOD analysis, so at times we get a bit overwhelmed!

    FYI - If you respond to your own post, it looks like it's being read - and that also moves it from being 4 days old to only 2 days old

    Do your still need help with this problem?
    I will be notified if you reply to this topic and will respond within 48 hours.
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