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IRQL BSOD - SATA drive related?

Nintari

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3
#1
I had 2 RAID drives in my machine before and did not get this error, but managed to break the guide on the back of the hard drive (oops, who knew they were so fragile!). So I put the working drive on a separate non-RAID SATA port. Now I get these random IRQL Not Less or Equal bluescreens.

Right now, I'm trying to see if it bluescreens again with the drive on a different port. Anyone else run into this issue?

Yes my memory works fine. I have 4gigs of RAM. No I haven't tried removing one to see if it stabilized or upping the voltage. If this doesn't work, I'll try that next. Yes I have KB929777. Yes I've tried disabling onboard lan / sound on the mb... I had this machine running with nothing but a HD and video card and it still BSODed.

I'm crossing my fingers.

Setup:

EVGA GeForce 8800GTS
Q6600
4gigs DDR2 1066 (1GB sticks)
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB SATA
Vista 64 Home Premium
GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX

Drivers, bios and windows updates are all up to date.
 

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ripbox

Nerd
Vista Pro
Posts
591
#2
i here it has something to do with Nvida drivers and that reloading them can fix this problem.....
i also had this fault a while ago...can t quite remember but i think i did re load some Nvidia driver
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Me :P
    CPU
    Core 2 Quad Q6600
    Motherboard
    Abit IN9 32X MAX
    Memory
    8 GB OCZ PC2-6400 nVIDIA SLI-Ready Edition (4X2GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMP! GeForce GTX 260² 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 (650MHz/2100MHz
    Sound Card
    Realtek 7.1 CH HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17" Fujitsu siemens TFT + 32" LG HD LCD TV
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024 + 1360x768
    Hard Drives
    150GB Raptor HDD
    500GB Caviar HDD
    PSU
    Thermaltake W0133RB 1200W PSU
    Case
    Antec 900
    Cooling
    Stock + Antec 900 case fans
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Revolution
    Keyboard
    Logitech G15 (full layout)

Nintari

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Posts
3
#3
Well, so far no BSODs. *knocks on wood*
By now I would have gotten one so I'm hopeful this particular problem is done.

My OTHER problem now is this "Host Process for windows services stopped working and was closed" message I get from time to time is still showing up. It shut down Vista for me last time (happened when I was closing Illustrator) and rebooted. But it's happened randomly at other times, often removing the Aero skins while it's at it. Very odd.

I've heard SP1 is supposed to resolve it, but I've also heard from people who have the release candidate for SP1 saying that it didn't resolve it. Looks like a lot of people are stumped on this particular problem.
 

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roy69

47,65,65,6B
Vista Guru
Gold Member
uk

Posts
2,607
#4
Look in your error logs for more information.
Also look in your performance logs.
These can both be found if you click on start,
right click on my computer and choose manage.

As regards to your system specs, if you put them in your sig file it will save you having to type them in every time you post.

Let us know how it goes.
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Self Built
    CPU
    I5 3570K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z77-DS3H
    Memory
    4 x 4GB corsair ballistix sport DDR3 1600 Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Gigabyte Geforce GTX 660 TI
    Sound Card
    creative x-fi
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Primary CiBox 22" Widescreen LCD ,Secondary Dell 22" Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    Both 1680 x 1050
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500G HD (SATA) 1 x 2TB USB
    PSU
    Corsair HX 620W ATX2.2 Modular SLI Complient PSU
    Case
    Antec 900 Ultimate Gaming Case
    Cooling
    3 x 80mm tri led front, 120mm side 120mm back, 200mm top
    Mouse
    Technika TKOPTM2
    Keyboard
    Logik
    Internet Speed
    288 / 4000
    Other Info
    Creative Inspire 7.1 T7900 Speakers
    Trust Graphics Tablet

Nintari

New Member
Posts
3
#5
Thanks for the advice-- and I would do what you suggested except that I just installed SP1 and it hosed my Vista into oblivion... looks like I will have to reinstall Vista. *sigh*

I get a black screen of death with the following when I try to boot:

!! 0xc0000034 !! 289/116448 (_0000000000000000.cdf_ms)

Safe mode doesn't work either... it just hangs.
Repair off the DVD attempted to repair my boot manager, but when it restarts I still get the same error / problems.

Oh hm.... I'm trying the DVD repair again and now it's allowing me to restore... maybe it's still salvageable....
 

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