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Random BSOD happening for awhile IRQL

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    windows 8.1

    Random BSOD happening for awhile IRQL

    yea ive been getting these random BSOD for awhile dnt know how to fix help any help would be appreciated
    system specs
    Processor AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core Processor 6000+ 3.00 Ghz
    Ram 3gb
    32 bit Operating System
    Last edited by Barridon; 06 Jun 2014 at 19:13.

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    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    Only 30 Windows Updates installed. Most systems have 60 or more. Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

    Don't worry about the specific number, it's just important that you have checked and installed any updates that were available.

    Your BIOS dates from 2007. Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any BIOS updates available for your system. Also check the readme file to see if they apply to the problems that you are having. Please be advised that flashing the BIOS is a very unforgiving process - and one mistake can physically damage your motherboard.

    There is a possibility that this system isn't compatible with Win8/8.1 If that's the case, you may have to downgrade to Win7 or earlier in order to achieve stability. We'll continue to try and fix the system - but it's your decision as to whether you revert or not.

    Many BSOD's in the WER section of MSINFO32 - but only 1 dump file in the uploaded reports
    This could be a hardware problem - or just a consequence of using disk cleaners.
    Just in case, start with these free hardware diagnostics: Initial Hardware Diagnostics

    Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

    VSTCNXT3.SYS Wed Oct 15 20:29:13 2008 (48F68AD9)
    Conexant SoftK56 Modem Driver

    VSTBS23.SYS Wed Oct 15 20:30:15 2008 (48F68B17)
    Conexant HSF_HWB2 WDM driver

    VSTDPV3.SYS Wed Oct 15 20:32:04 2008 (48F68B84)
    Conexant SoftK56 Modem Driver

    DO NOT UNINSTALL; only update:
    nvstor.sys Mon Sep 12 19:22:00 2011 (4E6E9418)
    nVidia Storage Drivers

    Please note the drivers below that date from before the release of Windows 8.1 (17 Oct 2013) - check to see that each and every one is compatible w/Windows 8.1 (at the manufacturer's website). If not, you must either remove the device and it's software - or locate a Windows 8.1 compatible update on the web. Removing some drivers may make the system unstable - so if you're unable to find updates, post back for info on the one's that can/cannot be safely removed.

    If all of this doesn't stop the BSOD's, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

    The following is for informational purposes only.
    **************************Fri Jun  6 15:25:33.196 2014 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
    Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\060614-23468-01.dmp]
    Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
    Built by: 9600.17085.x86fre.winblue_gdr.140330-1035
    System Uptime:0 days 0:06:11.101
    Probably caused by :memory_corruption ( nt!MiIdentifyPfn+10d )
    BugCheck A, {25, 2, 1, 8126a10d}
    BugCheck Info: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (a)
    Arg1: 00000025, memory referenced
    Arg2: 00000002, IRQL
    Arg3: 00000001, bitfield :
        bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
        bit 3 : value 0 = not an execute operation, 1 = execute operation (only on chips which support this level of status)
    Arg4: 8126a10d, address which referenced memory
    PROCESS_NAME:  svchost.exe
    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: AV_nt!MiIdentifyPfn
      BIOS Version                  6.00 PG
      BIOS Release Date             11/01/2007
      Manufacturer                  Gateway
      Product Name                  Unknow
    3rd Party Drivers:
    The following is for information purposes only.
    Any drivers in red should be updated or removed from your system. And should have been discussed in the body of my post.
    **************************Fri Jun  6 15:25:33.196 2014 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
    VSTCNXT3.SYS                Wed Oct 15 20:29:13 2008 (48F68AD9)
    VSTBS23.SYS                 Wed Oct 15 20:30:15 2008 (48F68B17)
    VSTDPV3.SYS                 Wed Oct 15 20:32:04 2008 (48F68B84)
    nvstor.sys                  Mon Sep 12 19:22:00 2011 (4E6E9418)
    athwn.sys                   Mon Apr  1 01:33:05 2013 (51591C11)
    nvlddmkm.sys                Tue Mar  4 06:03:29 2014 (5315B301)
    rzudd.sys                   Mon May 19 02:26:41 2014 (5379A421)
    athwn.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.
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