Windows 10: BSOD at random times, ntoskrnl.exe or ntfs.sys or hal.dll cause it

  1.    23 Feb 2017 #1

    BSOD at random times, ntoskrnl.exe or ntfs.sys or hal.dll cause it

    I've been having BSODs for a few months now and only now just got around to looking at the memory dumps to find the cause. Unfortunately, it only shows ntoskrnl.exe, ntfs.sys or hal.dll as the causes, which leaves me unsure with what to do since they are system files. It seems that many others are having this same issue and as this computer is a modelling computer, having it running memory tests is not preferable (it is in use 24/7).

    My zip should be attached so if someone here can help, I'd greatly appreciate it. It is causing a large headache at my work.

    I did a windows update today (first time in a few months) and also a graphics driver update to see if that will stop it in future. I also turned on "verify" in cmd for these three processes. The computer is practically brand new, but it has not always been doing this as far as I know. According to the event log, it has only been doing it this year.
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  2.    23 Feb 2017 #2

    The last dumpfiles are all very different.
     BugCheck A, {b0, 2, 0, fffff800862a54a7}
    *** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
    *** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
    Probably caused by : memory_corruption
    Followup: memory_corruption
    BugCheck 50, {ffffffffffffffe8, 0, ffffd1d622a49d88, 0}
    Could not read faulting driver name
    Probably caused by : win32kfull.sys ( win32kfull!TimersProc+88 
    BugCheck 139, {3, ffffd800fdedfae0, ffffd800fdedfa38, 0}
    Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiFastFailDispatch+d0 )
    BugCheck A, {10200000005, 2, 0, fffff800f46eb844}
    Probably caused by : memory_corruption
    Followup: memory_corruption
    BugCheck 124, {0, ffff8e8ac5cea028, be000000, 800400}
    Probably caused by : GenuineIntel
    Followup: MachineOwner
    3: kd> !analyze -v
    *                                                                             *
    *                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
    *                                                                             *
    A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
    source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
    WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
    Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
    Arg2: ffff8e8ac5cea028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
    Arg3: 00000000be000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
    Arg4: 0000000000800400, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
    BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, 0, ffffa881c7e38a90, 0}
    Probably caused by : dxgkrnl.sys ( dxgkrnl!DXGADAPTER::DdiEscape+de )
    Followup: MachineOwner

    The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things:
    - faulting (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. Please stop at least during troubleshooting.
    - compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers)
    - low-level driver/system problems within windows (SFC/DISM)
    - or even malware.

    In many dumpfiles the proces was PROCESS_NAME: TUFLOW_iSP_w64. (hopes this give a clue).

    A few dumpfiles point to memory corruption, testing your memory could be necessary. Although this is troublesome as you mentioned in your post.

    So start first with.

    There are newer bios version for your mobo here Access Denied

    Looking through your drivermodules i found this older drivers.
    And in the unloaded modules there are references to your Kaspersky software and Aladdin/Safenet software ?.

    aksdf Thu Oct 17 10:47:38 2013
    Driver Description: Data Filter Driver by Aladdin Knowledge Systems
    Driver Update Site: Aladdin Knowledge Systems: Support

    e1d65x64 Thu Aug 13 11:14:29 2015
    Driver Description: Intel Pro/1000 Network Adapter driver
    Driver Update Site: Drivers & Software

    iocbios2 Thu May 28 22:42:10 2015
    Driver Description: Intel Extreme Tuning Utility - Desktop Control
    Driver Update Site: Drivers & Software

    kl1 Thu Jun 18 20:58:13 2015 (558314
    klbackupdisk Tue Jun 02 22:18:33 2015 (556E0F99)
    klbackupflt Thu Nov 26 10:59:25 2015 (5656D7FD)
    kldisk Tue Nov 10 14:38:35 2015 (5641F35B)
    klflt Fri Dec 04 14:27:50 2015
    part of Kasparsky

    Sentinel64 Mon Jun 02 08:14:55 2008
    Driver Description: Rainbow Tech/SafeNet USB Security Device
    Driver Update Site: Technical Support | Gemalto Troubleshooting guide:

    And install latest version of speedfan.

    Also if you use it update to the latest version of the Asus Utilities or uninstal.

    First look for updating these driver from your supportpage and also check if all the other drivers have the latest version installed.
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  3.    23 Feb 2017 #3

    These Tools are known for causing bluescreens:

    - Corsair Link 4
    - Intel(R) Extreme Tuning Utility
    - ASUS AI Suite

    all of them u have installed. I recommend not to overclock your system. We can not support overclocked systems.
    Heres some errors from eventlog why these tools are crap:

    Task Scheduler service found a misconfiguration in the NT TASK\ASUS\ASUS AISuiteIII definition.
    Additional Data: Error Value: C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AI Suite III\AISuite3.exe.
    The Intel(R) Extreme Tuning Utility Service service did not respond on starting.
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  4.    23 Feb 2017 #4

    Thank you both for your replies. I'll work my way through all of the advice to find the problem.

    Thanks again!
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  5.    09 May 2017 #5

    Is there any news or did you fix the problem?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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