Windows 10: BSOD while gaming

  1.    23 Feb 2016 #1

    BSOD while gaming

    Hello everybody,
    This is my first post on this forum and I hope someone can help me. I'm having several BSOD while gaming and sometimes even just scrolling windows and browsing pages. The strange thing is that the crash cause seems to be always different, as you can read in the dump file attached: ntoskrnl.exe is the most frequent process imputed, also usbport.sys is often the cause. After a BSOD I have to force shutting down my PC and wait a couple of minute because Windows can't start correctly. I don't know if it can be linked to, but since I got this problem, both graphic card (HD4850) and wireless adapter break, forcing me to replace them.

    This is what I tried to do until now
    - Format and install different Windows versions (8.1 8 7 xp)
    - Run Memtest for every single ram bank
    - Install Windows on other hard disks (also SSD)
    - Last BIOS version is installed
    - Install only Windows Update graphic drivers
    - Install AMD radeon drivers I found into setup CD
    - Install last AMD radeon drivers

    At this point, I think that the problem can be only some hardware failing (motherboard or PSU) but I would like your opinion before taking a decision.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Feb 2016 #2

    warning   Warning
    Programs that claim to update your drivers install either the wrong or corrupted drivers.
    If you have installed any driver with Driver Booster 3, please remove them as it may cause trouble.

    Please remove IObit Uninstaller, it is preferable to see IObit causing no problems as it is known for causing problems.

    Please remove network USB devices, these devices are known for being a bit problematic although they can work very well.
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  3.    24 Feb 2016 #3

    I installed Driver Booster in order to fix the problem when it was already occurred. I made several Windows clean installation, trying to install different driver versions but without succeed.
    I don't understand "remove network USB devices". Should I buy a network PCI card instead of an USB adapter?
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  4. axe0's Avatar
    Posts : 13,727
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Feb 2016 #4

    Driver update programs make things worse then they are.

    Normally that is advices to do yes.
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  5.    24 Feb 2016 #5

    Are your sure that it is a driver problem? Because I tried to install different driver versions without succeed so I thought it could be a motherboard fail.
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  6. axe0's Avatar
    Posts : 13,727
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Feb 2016 #6

    What I am sure with is that your USB network device is causing bluescreens.
    It wouldn't matter how many times you clean install Windows 10, you would still get problems while this device is attached to your system because it is a peripheral.
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  7.    24 Feb 2016 #7

    The problem still occur also unplugging this device. Should I try to reinstall windows without device plugged?
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  8. axe0's Avatar
    Posts : 13,727
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Feb 2016 #8

    Please don't do anything in a rush and upload a new zip if the problem still occurs after removing the network USB devices for analysis.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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