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BSOD caused by a device driver - HELP LUK :)


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LUK or any1 else who can help. Quite sometime ago I posted a question in regards to my PC shutting down by itself while running DVD Shrink. LUK, you asked me to send you a minidump file with which you were able to tell me which device was causing the problem. It turned out that I had a bad stick of RAM. I'm having those same issues again. Can someone help? Thanks!

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things like that are usually driver related if you installed any new programs or hardware backtrack by removing whatever was installed or maybe do a system restore to a point where everything was working OK

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It's sometimes worth running a full virus scan with updated definitions, also run Spybot and Adaware (both free to d/l I think) and let them check for anything nasty too.

 

That said I think polo has probably nailed it and you may want to look at recent program installations and see if they are to blame.

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Shaun!

 

Post up the minidump again and I'll examine it.

 

 

LUK, how do I find the minidump again? Sorry I don't remember how. Let me know and I will post it for you. Once again, thanks for your help :)

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  • 3 weeks later...

Hey Guys,

 

Thanks for all your help. I've taken care of the problem. It seems that the culprit was the memory stick, just like last time. A week ago I purchased a 1GB memory stick from Kingston. I installed the new 1GB stick and uninstalled the Ultra 512MB stick and all my problems went away. No more shutdowns while DVDS runs.

 

Taking Cynthia's advice from the DVDS forum, I ran memtest-86. It ran for over 50 hours. I had no idea that a test could run that long .... LOL. I shut it down and just got rid of the Ultra stick. I couldn't wait any longer.

 

I emailed Ultra and they're sending me a replacement memory stick. That's two out of two Ultra 512MB sticks gone bad within a year.

 

Well, thanks for all the help you guys. Have a good one :)

 

KSN

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