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#1 vdotmatrix

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:12 PM

Mod Edit: Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic447728.html ~ Hamluis.


Hi Bleeping Computer

I saw this post and downloaded the BLUESCREEN VIEWER and I suspected it is the graphics card that is causing me so much grief.

I wanted to post the full entry for a typical BSOD but don't know how to display it with that BSV.

Here is an

nv4_mini.sys
nv4_mini.sys+336cd6
0xb4e89000
0xb5abbec0
0x00c32ec0
0x4e8fb63c
10/7/2011 10:32:28 PM
NVIDIA Windows XP Miniport Driver, Version 285.58
NVIDIA Windows XP Miniport Driver, Version 285.58
6.14.12.8558
NVIDIA Corporation


so I don'nt know if this is the problem or how to address this...can find any drivers that want to update the GEFORCE 8400 GS for my DELL XPS 410.

thanks
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\nv4_mini.sys

Edited by hamluis, 31 March 2012 - 08:31 PM.
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#2 noknojon

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 10:12 PM

Hi -
Can you please give us a little more information
If you follow these directions you should end up with a few BSOD events recorded and a place for us to start looking -

Please download BlueScreenView (in zip file)
  • Extract (right-click > Extract all) the contents of bluescreenview.zip.
  • Double-click on the BlueScreenView.exe file, to run the program. (No installation is required.)
  • When scanning is done (usually complete by the time the interface appears), go ...
  • Edit > Select All
  • File > Save Selected Items, and save the report to your Desktop as BSOD.txt.
  • Close the BlueScreenView window... ... ...
  • Open BSOD.txt using Notepad and go ... .... ..
  • Edit > Select All
  • Edit > Copy, and then paste the entire contents of the text file into your next reply.

Thank You -

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 11:16 AM

If you go to NVIDIA Site you can find drives under the legacy section
You are currently running version 285.58 and version 296.10 is available and came out March 13,12
Here is the link to download it: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/42435

Edited by pvibien, 01 April 2012 - 11:49 AM.





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