Windows 10: BSOD when playing games

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  1.    09 Nov 2015 #1

    BSOD when playing games


    Hi, I'm getting a DPC Watchdog Violation error when playing DOTA 2, as well as this it also crashes and BSODs on Kerbal Space Program, I used to get infrequent BSODs related to nvlddmkm.sys error but now this happens at the beginning of every game making it completely unplayable, if you need any more details I'll be happy to provide them, thanks.

    EDIT: Tested many games, the graphics crashes within 5 minutes of opening the games, then there is a 30 second delay before it goes to BSOD
    Last edited by DoctorFlash; 09 Nov 2015 at 09:22.
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  2. Posts : 11,508
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Nov 2015 #2

    Hi DoctorFlash,

    Welcome to the 10forums.

    nvlddmkm.sys is the Nvidia Video driver.
    Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from Nvidia. Be sure the clean install box is checked and only install the Graphics driver and the PhysX driver.

    Please try updating your BIOS.

    Let me know how it goes
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  3.    18 Nov 2015 #3

    I've removed and reinstalled the nvidia driver as you said to but I cant update my motherboard because I get a "This app can't run on your PC" error when I try to run the update .exe file Sorry for the late reply, I've been away
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  4. Posts : 11,508
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Nov 2015 #4

    The executable is unblocked?
    Right click > properties to check this.
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  5.    18 Nov 2015 #5

    Yes it was, I've managed to update my BIOS to the latest stable update though by doing it using a USB stick, I'll let you know if my problem persists, thanks
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  6.    18 Nov 2015 #6

    It hasn't worked :-( I got much longer before it crashed but I switched from DoTA 2 to Kerbal Space Program and boom, within 5 minutes it crashed.
    Last edited by DoctorFlash; 18 Nov 2015 at 13:46. Reason: Couldn't upload photograph.
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  7. Posts : 11,508
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Nov 2015 #7

    When you get another bluescreen, just upload the zip from dm log collector and give some description. Now you have already given a description so it this time isn't needed.
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  8.    18 Nov 2015 #8

    Here is the new zip
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  9. Posts : 11,508
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Nov 2015 #9

    Please check Windows Update for the Windows 10 10586 update.
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  10.    18 Nov 2015 #10

    It's downloading now, I'll let you know if it has fixed the problem after
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