1.    10 Oct 2015 #1
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    BSOD caused by ntsoskrnl.exe


    So uh, yeah, this is causing me issues.

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  2.    11 Oct 2015 #2
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    Hi Nosco,

    Please test your memory
    Code:
    Probably caused by : memory_corruption



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  3.    12 Oct 2015 #3
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    Hello hello, I've left it running for a long time and 8 passes have occurred without anything red appearing.

    My ram frequency on paper is 1600 but in bios it says 1300, possible cause?

    I did make a thread before and I was getting NTFS bsods as well. You told me to run seatools and chkdsk and they turned out fine, but I am not convinced that the hdd is fine because its an old hdd (like 8 months, which was used in a very bad pc that consistently was plagued with bsod issues).
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  4.    12 Oct 2015 #4
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    The frequency could be the cause yes.

    An HDD of 8 months isn't old at all, but not new either.
    The average age of an HDD before it starts failing is a few years.

    A BSOD has many causes depending on what the error code is like
    • memory issues
      • non-volatile (HDD/SSD)
      • volatile(RAM),

    • RAM frequency,
    • dust,
    • component not properly connected or wrong connected,
    • broken connection, can be seen as not properly connected
    • drivers out of date,
    • overclocking,
    • bugs in drivers
    • GPU damage,
    • PSU problems, but this would more give a sudden shutdown or reboot
    • bugs in Windows (rare but fixable via SFC/DISM and Windows Update)
    • Motherboard failure or faulty
    • software not properly coded, in the past the Nvidia Streamer Service was giving problems and same with Google Chrome (Chrome could be still current)
    • BIOS settings
    • BIOS bugs
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  5.    12 Oct 2015 #5
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    Right so, I enable xmp and it changed to 1600. I'll let you know if I get anymore bsods. If I do, I will inform you.

    But if I do, should I reinstall my windows, since I used to received NTFS bsod causes and let you know if that improved anything?
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  6.    12 Oct 2015 #6
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    There is for now no reason to reinstall Windows, you have no failing hard drive so if there is NTFS activity it is definitely something else.

    FYI, I see in your previous thread you edited a few times your last post.
    Please don't edit posts after a few hours, I won't be notified with edited posts but I do get notified with new posts.
    This is the reason why I have never answered your question.
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  7.    12 Oct 2015 #7
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    Okay, sorry. So uh, what could be causing NTFS then?

    I did do an upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 without a clean install.
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  8.    12 Oct 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nosco View Post
    Okay, sorry. So uh, what could be causing NTFS then?

    I did do an upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 without a clean install.
    In that case it is an option to do a clean install, with the upgrade there are a lot bugs coming your way which can't be avoided without a clean install.
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  9.    12 Oct 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by axe0 View Post
    In that case it is an option to do a clean install, with the upgrade there are a lot bugs coming your way which can't be avoided without a clean install.
    Ahhh, I should've guessed. Thank you very much for the support. Luckily I have an ISO, just have to create it on my USB.

    If no BSODs occur for a week after the re-install, I'll mark the thread as solved.
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