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BSOD random crash Clock_Watchdog _Timeout

  1. #1

    Posts : 5
    windows 8

    BSOD random crash Clock_Watchdog _Timeout


    i have been experiencing random BSOD crash , it had gone away on it's own but it's now back..

    latest BSOD just says something like Clock_Watchdog _Timeout

    i suspect it's faulty memory stick . two days ago, i noticed my comp only recognized 4gb out of the 8gb that i am suppose to have. i unplugged it and plugged it back in physically and it starts seeing 8gb again. i also did a memtest on it for more than 8 hours without any error. i thoguht life was good until 2 days later, i see the first bsod i have seen in month.

    please help me troubleshoot potential root cause, attached is the zip file from dm_log_collector

    Attachment 65575

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,274
    Windows 10 Pro

    Hi 623baller,

    It seems the dump in the zip is from 2014.
    Please check {windows partition}\windows\minidump and check if there are any recent dump files saved.
    Please make sure your pc is configured for small dump files How to configure minidump | Windows 10 tutorial
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 5
    windows 8

    bleh, the one under windows/minidump also shows september 2014.

    i have configured windows minidump to smalldump i guess we'll see if it happens again
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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