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Posted 04 June 2016 - 12:42 AM

· OS - Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista ? 8.1 pro
· x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
· What was original installed OS on system? 8.1 pro
· Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? full retail
· Age of system (hardware) less than a year
· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 4 months, reinstalled the same OS due to same problems

· CPU 
Intel® Core™ i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz
· Video Card AMD Radeon R9 200
· MotherBoard - (if NOT a laptop) Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z97-D3H-CF
· Power Supply - brand & wattage (skip if laptop) 850 watt corsair

· System Manufacturer Home made
· Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)

· Laptop or Desktop? Desktop
 
 
Weird sidenote, when I put the ram sticks in the right order (one in a slot, an empty slot, one in another slot) the computer doesn't work. When they're side by side (as it tells you it wont work in the manual) it works. The computer still recognizes 8gb though. Not sure if thats relevant. Also it won't allow me to attach the HTML PERFMON file. Says I'm not permitted o upload that kind of file.

 

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 12:44 AM

Nevermind Didn't see I had to ZIP it, here is the PERFMON

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 07:55 PM

Your UEFI/BIOS (version F9) dates from 2015.  Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system.  This is just in case there has been a recent update.

Although you appear to have a reasonable number of Windows Update hotfixes for this version of your OS, please double check for any new Windows Updates.  It only takes one update to cause a problem, so it's essential that you have all of them.  The actual number is not important.  Rather it's important that you checked manually, installed any available updates, and didn't experience any errors when checking or updating.

You have a  Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter:

I do not recommend using wireless USB network devices.
These wireless USB devices have many issues with Win7 and later systems - using older drivers with them is almost certain to cause a BSOD.
Should you want to keep using these devices, be sure to have the latest W7/8/8.1/10 drivers - DO NOT use older drivers!!!
An installable wireless PCI/PCIe card that's plugged into your motherboard is much more robust, reliable, and powerful.


Please uninstall Gigabyte Easy Saver - it is known to cause BSOD's on some Windows systems.
Also, if EasyTune is installed, please uninstall it for the same reason.

 

Out of 5 memory dumps there were 5 different BSOD  (aka STOP or BugCheck) error codes.  The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things (the list is not in any sort of order):
- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)
- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)
- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.
- dirt/dust/hair/fur/crud inside the case.  Blow out the case/vents with canned air (DO NOT use an air compressor or vacuum as they can cause damage to the system)
- missing Windows Updates
- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers), older systems, or even pirated systems
- low-level driver problems
- or even malware (scanned for when we ask for hardware diagnostics from http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html or http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html ).

Please get a head start on the hardware diagnostics - they are located here:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html

 

 

Analysis:

The following is for information purposes only. The following information contains the relevant information from the blue screen analysis:

**************************Sun May 29 06:23:02.749 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\john\SysnativeBSODApps\052916-5234-01.dmp]
Windows 8.1 Kernel Version 9600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Built by: 9600.18289.amd64fre.winblue_ltsb.160328-1315
System Uptime:3 days 13:30:55.675
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Ntfs.sys
Probably caused by :Unknown_Image ( PAGE_NOT_ZERO )
BugCheck E3, {ffffe000ecf5ca00, ffffe000f5c66880, 0, 2}
BugCheck Info: RESOURCE_NOT_OWNED (e3)
Arguments:
Arg1: ffffe000ecf5ca00, Address of resource
Arg2: ffffe000f5c66880, Address of thread
Arg3: 0000000000000000, Address of owner table if there is one
Arg4: 0000000000000002
BUGCHECK_STR:  0xE3
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID:  PAGE_NOT_ZERO_0xE3
PROCESS_NAME:  System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: PAGE_NOT_ZERO_0xE3
CPUID:        "Intel® Core™ i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz"
MaxSpeed:     3500
CurrentSpeed: 3500
  BIOS Version                  F9
  BIOS Release Date             09/18/2015
  Manufacturer                  Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
  Product Name                  Z97-D3H
  Baseboard Product             Z97-D3H-CF
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The rest of the memory dump summaries are hidden in the Spoiler tag below.  Click on "Show" to reveal them.
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3rd Party Drivers:

The following is for information purposes only. My recommendations were given above. The drivers that follow belong to software or devices that were not developed by Microsoft.  You can find links to the driver information and where to update the drivers in the section after the code box:

**************************Sun May 29 06:23:02.749 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
e1i63x64.sys                Wed Mar 20 03:37:29 2013 (51496739)
LGSHidFilt.Sys              Thu May 30 11:16:33 2013 (51A76D51)
gdrv.sys                    Thu Jul  4 00:27:55 2013 (51D4F9CB)
intelppm.sys                Thu Aug 22 04:46:35 2013 (5215CFEB)
TeeDriverx64.sys            Tue Sep 23 16:01:14 2014 (5421D18A)
iwdbus.sys                  Fri Oct  3 20:31:12 2014 (542F3FD0)
iaStorA.sys                 Wed Jun  3 05:38:57 2015 (556ECB31)
lgcoretemp.sys              Tue Jun  9 12:52:10 2015 (557719BA)
igdkmd64.sys                Wed Aug  5 00:53:18 2015 (55C196BE)
mbam.sys                    Tue Aug 11 13:35:19 2015 (55CA3257)
atikmpag.sys                Tue Nov 17 21:53:38 2015 (564BE832)
amdacpksd.sys               Tue Nov 17 23:41:29 2015 (564C0179)
atikmdag.sys                Wed Nov 18 00:43:17 2015 (564C0FF5)
LGVirHid.sys                Sat Feb 27 00:18:47 2016 (56D131B7)
LGJoyXlCore.sys             Sat Feb 27 00:18:51 2016 (56D131BB)
LGBusEnum.sys               Sat Feb 27 00:18:54 2016 (56D131BE)
AtihdWB6.sys                Tue Mar  1 21:36:04 2016 (56D65194)
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨``
**************************Mon May 23 22:14:08.415 2016 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
AtihdWB6.sys                Mon Jul  6 21:23:28 2015 (559B2A10)

 

http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=e1i63x64.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGSHidFilt.Sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=gdrv.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=intelppm.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=TeeDriverx64.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=iwdbus.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=iaStorA.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=lgcoretemp.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=igdkmd64.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=mbam.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmpag.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=amdacpksd.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=atikmdag.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGVirHid.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGJoyXlCore.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=LGBusEnum.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AtihdWB6.sys
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=AtihdWB6.sys
 



 


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Posted 06 June 2016 - 12:40 PM

I checked my BIOS and F9 is the most up to date version.

 

I installed all the small windows updates that I didn't have before.

 

The USB WiFi adapter has the most up to date driver (going to stick with it for now because I'm broke).

 

I couldn't seem to find easysaver or EasyTune, would they be where you normally uninstall programs?

 

I'm going to get started on hardware diagnostics as soon as I can get my hands on a USB that can fit those bootable programs to run the tests.

 

Is there any way to test my drivers and see if it's possibly one of those?


Also, do I need to download that list of 3rd party drivers?



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Posted 06 June 2016 - 02:11 PM

Please understand that these are my observations after having worked with BSOD's as a specialty for around the last 8 years or so.

As such I've seen a lot of problems and structure my advice with considerations about those problems.

BUT, this doesn't mean that all of this stuff is to blame.  Rather that it has the potential to be blamed, but we have to remove it in order to figure out if it is to blame.
You can do this one-by-one, and you'll be doing this for weeks to come, or we can just do it all at once and be satisfied when the problem is fixed.

For example, I see many, many BSOD's due to USB adapters.  Yet I know a couple of people (to include one of my son's) who use them without any problems.
Again, we can fix these without knowing the reason why (as I described above) - but if you want to know the reason why it'll be very expensive.  You'll likely pay thousands of dollars (US) and have to ship your system to the person who's going to analyze it (FYI - I can't/won't do this as I believe it would be a conflict of interest to my giving help for free).

 

The EasySaver program (it's the gdrv.sys driver) should be in Control Panel...Programs and Features.

If not, I'd suggest downloading a fresh copy, installing it, then uninstalling the fresh copy.

We can rip it out by the roots - but it's not a nice operation and undoubtedly leaves some traces behind.

You can also use an installation monitor (such as Install Monitor) to ensure you remove all traces - but it's not free software.

 

The list of drivers in my previous post is a list of the 3rd party drivers that were present when the memory dump was generated.

My suggestions will take care of the doubtful ones.

The rest can be taken care of by:

- downloading a fresh copy of the latest, W8.1 compatible version from the manufacturer's website

- uninstalling the current version from Control Panel...Programs and Features

- if unable to uninstall from Control Panel...Programs and Features, then locate the device in Device Manager, then right click on it and select "Uninstall"  If it asks to remove the software, check the box and click OK (you want to remove the software).

- then install the freshly downloaded version

- monitor for further problems.

 

The list is merely those that were in the memory dump - it doesn't say which were to blame and which weren't.

The links below it are so you can look up the drivers and see if there's a place where you can find them to download.

The links below the drivers all point to my Driver Reference Table (DRT) that I maintain at http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.php


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 01:40 PM

Please understand that these are my observations after having worked with BSOD's as a specialty for around the last 8 years or so.

As such I've seen a lot of problems and structure my advice with considerations about those problems.

BUT, this doesn't mean that all of this stuff is to blame.  Rather that it has the potential to be blamed, but we have to remove it in order to figure out if it is to blame.
You can do this one-by-one, and you'll be doing this for weeks to come, or we can just do it all at once and be satisfied when the problem is fixed.

For example, I see many, many BSOD's due to USB adapters.  Yet I know a couple of people (to include one of my son's) who use them without any problems.
Again, we can fix these without knowing the reason why (as I described above) - but if you want to know the reason why it'll be very expensive.  You'll likely pay thousands of dollars (US) and have to ship your system to the person who's going to analyze it (FYI - I can't/won't do this as I believe it would be a conflict of interest to my giving help for free).

 

The EasySaver program (it's the gdrv.sys driver) should be in Control Panel...Programs and Features.

If not, I'd suggest downloading a fresh copy, installing it, then uninstalling the fresh copy.

We can rip it out by the roots - but it's not a nice operation and undoubtedly leaves some traces behind.

You can also use an installation monitor (such as Install Monitor) to ensure you remove all traces - but it's not free software.

 

The list of drivers in my previous post is a list of the 3rd party drivers that were present when the memory dump was generated.

My suggestions will take care of the doubtful ones.

The rest can be taken care of by:

- downloading a fresh copy of the latest, W8.1 compatible version from the manufacturer's website

- uninstalling the current version from Control Panel...Programs and Features

- if unable to uninstall from Control Panel...Programs and Features, then locate the device in Device Manager, then right click on it and select "Uninstall"  If it asks to remove the software, check the box and click OK (you want to remove the software).

- then install the freshly downloaded version

- monitor for further problems.

 

The list is merely those that were in the memory dump - it doesn't say which were to blame and which weren't.

The links below it are so you can look up the drivers and see if there's a place where you can find them to download.

The links below the drivers all point to my Driver Reference Table (DRT) that I maintain at http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.php

 

Thank you for all your help and advice. Could the easysaver file have come from gigabyte easytune or their app center? I deleted the sys file itself but couldn't find the Gigabyte EasySaver program anywhere.

 

Going to run Memtest today throughout the day and see what happens.



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Posted 19 June 2016 - 07:18 PM

It's possible that you've taken care of it by deleting the driver (not recommended, but if it works - it works :0)

Now we wait and see if that has stopped the BSOD's.

If not, please zip up and upload the contents of the C:\Windows\Minidump folder.

If unable to zip it there, please copy it to your Desktop and zip it there.


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 07:32 PM

It's possible that you've taken care of it by deleting the driver (not recommended, but if it works - it works :0)

Now we wait and see if that has stopped the BSOD's.

If not, please zip up and upload the contents of the C:\Windows\Minidump folder.

If unable to zip it there, please copy it to your Desktop and zip it there.

Sounds good. If games still crash, would drivers or RAM possibly be the problem? Memtest didn't pick anything up. I tried computer with each of the 2 4gb sticks individually and it worked. I tried them in their proper slots together and the computer wouldnt start. I tried one 8GB stick by itself and it wouldn't start. Not sure if that means anything. I have 2 4GB sticks in right now but it's one in an A slot and one in a B slot, not both in A or both in B. 



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Posted 19 June 2016 - 07:50 PM

There are some instances where MemTest doesn't find the problem - yet the Blend test in Prime95 does.
This means (to me), that the tests aren't 100% perfect.  So we look at them and decide if you have to try other tests.

 

Try each of the sticks individually in the first slot.  Note which work well and which don't.

Then try them in the other slots, one by one, and note which work and which don't work

Read the motherboard manual for any restrictions on the RAM (sizes and slot positioning).


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Posted 19 June 2016 - 10:51 PM

There are some instances where MemTest doesn't find the problem - yet the Blend test in Prime95 does.
This means (to me), that the tests aren't 100% perfect.  So we look at them and decide if you have to try other tests.

 

Try each of the sticks individually in the first slot.  Note which work well and which don't.

Then try them in the other slots, one by one, and note which work and which don't work

Read the motherboard manual for any restrictions on the RAM (sizes and slot positioning).

I ran the prime95 Stress test and I was wondering how I could post/interpret the results. Seems like all the "workers" stopped running pretty quickly. Is that supposed to happen?



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Posted 19 June 2016 - 10:58 PM

During the stress test the CPU temp hit a high of 74 degrees. Generally though it seems to stay lower. Don't think it's overheating.



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Posted 20 June 2016 - 05:09 AM

Prime95 is a bit more complicated than MemTest

What do you mean by stopped working?  If it has a problem, there should be a results.txt file (which will be in the directory that you ran Prime95 from).

 

In short, if you have a problem with Prime95's Blend test, then you have a problem with your hardware.

As you've ruled out the CPU temperatures, it seems that the most likely problem is the RAM (the Blend test mostly affects the RAM - but that's not the only thing).

What are the results from testing all the sticks in slot 1, then testing each in the other slots?

This is the most important test, as it will allow you to figure out which sticks and/or slots are giving problems.

Good luck!


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Posted 20 June 2016 - 12:22 PM

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Prime95 is a bit more complicated than MemTest

What do you mean by stopped working?  If it has a problem, there should be a results.txt file (which will be in the directory that you ran Prime95 from).

 

In short, if you have a problem with Prime95's Blend test, then you have a problem with your hardware.

As you've ruled out the CPU temperatures, it seems that the most likely problem is the RAM (the Blend test mostly affects the RAM - but that's not the only thing).

What are the results from testing all the sticks in slot 1, then testing each in the other slots?

This is the most important test, as it will allow you to figure out which sticks and/or slots are giving problems.

Good luck!

I have yet to test each stick individually but will do so over the next few days. Here is the results file from the Prime95 test.

 

When you say to try them one by one, do you mean one 4GB stick at a time and run memtest on it in each slot? Also the motherboard manual doesn't seem to correspond correctly with the ram positioning that works on my motherboard. Could it be a motherboard failure?



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Posted 21 June 2016 - 06:38 AM

The results.txt file shows "FATAL ERROR" - that means that there's a problem.

The point of doing one stick at a time (and testing one slot at a time) is to determine where the problem is coming from (the RAM or the motherboard)

I suggest reading the motherboard manual as each motherboard has different requirements for RAM use and positioning.  I recall that one of my old motherboards had a requirement to use 2 sticks of RAM and that it wouldn't work properly with just one.

 

Yes, use 1 stick (unless the motherboard requires 2) and test each with MemTest and with Prime95 (I'd start with Prime95 as that's where you saw the errors quickly).

Yes, this is long and tedious - but the alternative is purchasing new RAM on a guess.  Then, if that doesn't work, you'll also have to purchase a new motherboard (again on a guess).

 

Testing every stick individually in the first slot will let you know if there are different results for them (pass/fail)

There's 3 possible things that can happen here:

- all sticks pass in slot 1

- all sticks fail in slot 1

- some sticks pass and some sticks fail in slot 1

 

If all sticks pass, then it's likely that:

- slot 1 is good

- all sticks are good

As such, it's likely that it's one of the other slots that's bad

So pick one of the good sticks and test it in each of the other slots to find out which slot(s) is/are bad

 

If all sticks fail, then it's likely that slot 1 is bad AND/OR that all sticks are bad

As such, you move on to slot 2 and test all the sticks in that slot

If all fail there, then move on to each of the other slots individually.

 

If some sticks fail and some sticks pass in slot 1, then test one of the passing sticks in each of the other slots.
This'll tell you if there's problems in any of the other slots (we presume that this stick is good, so any bad test results are presumed to mean that the slot is bad)


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Posted 21 June 2016 - 12:44 PM

The results.txt file shows "FATAL ERROR" - that means that there's a problem.

The point of doing one stick at a time (and testing one slot at a time) is to determine where the problem is coming from (the RAM or the motherboard)

I suggest reading the motherboard manual as each motherboard has different requirements for RAM use and positioning.  I recall that one of my old motherboards had a requirement to use 2 sticks of RAM and that it wouldn't work properly with just one.

 

Yes, use 1 stick (unless the motherboard requires 2) and test each with MemTest and with Prime95 (I'd start with Prime95 as that's where you saw the errors quickly).

Yes, this is long and tedious - but the alternative is purchasing new RAM on a guess.  Then, if that doesn't work, you'll also have to purchase a new motherboard (again on a guess).

 

Testing every stick individually in the first slot will let you know if there are different results for them (pass/fail)

There's 3 possible things that can happen here:

- all sticks pass in slot 1

- all sticks fail in slot 1

- some sticks pass and some sticks fail in slot 1

 

If all sticks pass, then it's likely that:

- slot 1 is good

- all sticks are good

As such, it's likely that it's one of the other slots that's bad

So pick one of the good sticks and test it in each of the other slots to find out which slot(s) is/are bad

 

If all sticks fail, then it's likely that slot 1 is bad AND/OR that all sticks are bad

As such, you move on to slot 2 and test all the sticks in that slot

If all fail there, then move on to each of the other slots individually.

 

If some sticks fail and some sticks pass in slot 1, then test one of the passing sticks in each of the other slots.
This'll tell you if there's problems in any of the other slots (we presume that this stick is good, so any bad test results are presumed to mean that the slot is bad)

Thank you for all the help, I really do appreciate it. I've been running Prime95 for about an hour on one stick and zero errors so far. How long should I run each stick if it doesn't get an error?






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