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ntoskrnl.exe +0x7F1C0 BSOD playing Metro 2033

Q: ntoskrnl.exe +0x7F1C0 BSOD playing Metro 2033

Hi there

had some previous BSODs associated with faulty Etron USB 3 drivers which I think Ive resolved. This new one came up whilst I was playing Metro 2033.

Thanks for any help you can give. Seems like a great resource here.

win7 64bit SP1
...it is the original OS installed
OEM version purchased and installed on home build
hardware is less than 2 months old
OS installation, again, maybe 1 - 1.5 months old (original first install)

Cheers

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A: ntoskrnl.exe +0x7F1C0 BSOD playing Metro 2033

Problematic Software:
Code:
Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\ET6 Public:Start Menu\Programs\GIGABYTE\ET6 Public
Recommend removing your Gigabyte utilities through Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program. They can provide software interfaces with the hardware for overclocking, and even when the overclock is not enabled, that interface can cause instability.



Code:
fffff880`01bef000 fffff880`01bf8000 MTiCtwl MTiCtwl.sys Tue Nov 4 00:40:50 2008 (490FFC82)
MagicTunePremium - Samsung Electronics, Inc is known to cause problems if it is out of date. You should update the software: SAMSUNG learning resource - download.


Crashes caused by your Etron USB 3.0 Extensible Host Controller Driver as you suspected. Update the driver from the manufacturer if you still have problems.


There were also some unknown caused crashes that may be due to the Samsung monitor software.

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A:What would you buy for playing games?

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Try re installing Windows 7 fresh. Most laptops have a restore feature accessed during a start up. Laptops do tend to get bogged down with a lot of unnecessary stuff slowing things down and affecting other programs
 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2-driwkdIM

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Updated video card drivers?
 

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A:Videos not playing, even after updating codec packs

Have you tried using Windows Media Player 11?
 

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i have spent $200+ trying to fix this and nothing works.Click to expand...

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A:ATI graphics card not playing Medal of Honor

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A:My monitor turned off when playing games

Could be several things...could be a faulty cable, could be a bad connection...yes..it could be the video card. I have found that when weird graphical things start to happen and you have random shut downs or black outs...it's usually a heat problem in your system that's causing the video card to shut down. Make sure you have enough power going to your video card. When you really start playing a game if your PSU is starting to fail it might not be giving enough juice to the card and thus it shuts down. There are just so many things that could be the problem with your description.
 

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A:Monitor goes black when playing games

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3. 2x2GB OCZ OCZ3G10664GK R (DDR3 RAM)
4. VGA Card - ASUS ENGTS250/DI/512MD3
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I installed Windows 7 x64bit OEM

I am having problems with BSOD (different ones not the same one every time)

I would like to know if its a compatibility Problem with My RAM and Motherboard or could it be something else. I am very bad with Hardware and I just bought parts that I knew could fit in theory.

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A:Compatible RAM for Asus P5E3 Pro Motherboard (BSOD)

Your RAM isn't on Asus' memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List)-but that isn't to say that it's not supported.
Having your power supply checked might be an option if your graphics card seems to run slow or you are getting fluctuating performance.
Because OCZ memory modules lack what are called embedded XMP profiles, your motherboard will have difficulty assigning a setting for them so you will need to do it manually.
Download Memtest86+ from here http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
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Set DRAM Frequency to DDR3-1066 (if not already set)
Set DRAM Command rate to 2T (if not already set)
Set DRAM Timing Control to Manual
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Set RAS# to CAS# Delay to 7 DRAM Clocks
Set RAS# Precharge to 7 DRAM Clocks
Set RAS# Active time to 21 DRAM Clocks
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Hit F10 to save and exit
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Take the CD out of the drive
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A:Help computer shows blue screen and reboots after playing any video?

please do a mem test on the ram
however the graphics card looks like it requires an update
the ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 is a June 2005 card so if you are trying to play anything with HD content embeded in the video stream...your computer will bottleneck and freeze

link: http://www.hcidesign.com/memtest/MemTest.zip
 

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A:New PC crashes when playing games

What are the idle temps on your system?

I assume you have all the latest drivers installed for the GTS 250. It does look like a heat issue. Have you actually seen the PC working properly at your builder's? Also, since you've had the machine for 2 months, did the issues occur earlier or just recently?
 

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A:PC keeps restarting when playing game?

Hi bramie,

No need to apologize for your English - it is better than some of the native speakers! lol

I think that you need to work through a process of elimination with this. What was different when the PC was at the store?

ie. When your PC is at home, what items do you have plugged in that you did not take to the store?

This would be my first thought. Also, if the PC is restarting, Windows is probably creating a mini-dump file for debugging (C:\Windows\minidump\) . This may help to find the problem, so if you have any, please post them.
 

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A:Video card "quits" when playing a game (Rigs of rods)

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A:New computer freeze when playing wow

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I have done a clean install of windows and it hasnt made a difference.

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A:PC crashes when playing games

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Disable "Restart on error" feature...

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A:Computer automatically shutdown while playing

Check your system logs for clues as well before making any move, you can do that by going to Control Panel, Admin Tools, and Event Viewer; you should see some error logs over there about your freezes and perhaps crashes as well along with details and Even ID.
 

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Do I need a new hard drive?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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A:BSOD message: partmgr.sys

What Windows CD version are you using to boot with and did you set the CD as the first boot device? I could be wrong but maybe you aren't booting correctly.
 

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A:PC is slowing during playing games

I say you should re-install your display drivers and if that doesn't help. If not, then check your temps and boost some fan RPMs, then finally, try upgrade your PSU, your due for a new one anyway, 450w seems kinda low for me.
 

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First of all you have to make sure that the 667 memory and the nvidia driver is compatible with your Dell laptops model, and you should use the Nvidia video and chipset driver from Dell and not from the nvidia site. You can up the shared video memory to 256MB maximum
 

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my problem:

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yesterday i have changed my cpu to qx9650 with the intel stock cpu fan. when i play games after 20 minutes i get bsod and the system reboot even in regular use on desktop.

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on bios everythind on standart/auto (no o.c).

i upgrade my bios revision.

the bsod is "not less or equel" something:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1037

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000010000002
BCP2: 000000000000000C
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF800020BCAC1
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1


thanx 4 any help.
 

A:Bsod after replacing cpu

look on the box the CPU came in, or run CPU-z and see what the revision is. If it is an E0 you need BIOS F8D beta to run that CPU. At least that is what Gigabyte is showing for that CPU on the GA-X48-DQ6 mobo. I couldn't find a GA-X48-TDQ6 mobo listed on their site. Typo or wrong region possibly? Also check windows updates. There may be something for that CPU, or maybe you need more than SP1 on your OS? Your BSOD screen by the way is referencing a failure to read paged memory.
 

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A:Blue Screen when playing a game

You can zip the file so that it will be compressed and you can attach it to your post. Then we can go about debugging it for you and get a better idea as to what is going on
 

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A:Very low Frame Rate when playing WoW

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A:BSOD, Kernel_Mode_Exception_Not_Handled_M

you might want to post this in operating system and software.
i would suggest reinstalling windows myself.
 

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A:Panasonic CF-48 E Portcls.sys BSOD

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