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  1.    09 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10

    Kernel_Security_Check_Failure - No discernible cause.


    I keep getting this BSOD, mainly while playing or exiting games. It's infrequent with no rhyme or reason and I cannot reproduce the error.

    There are probably some older logs in here from January or February where I had not fully updated a fresh install of windows 10. There is a log in there from about 10 minutes ago (as of posting this) that just crashed me.

    Any help is much appreciated!
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  2.    10 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 643
    windows 10 Pro

    Please start with diagnosing the system RAM first. You can use the free tool "Memtest86+" to stress test the RAM.

    How to run "Memtest"
    MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 10 BSOD Tutorials
    Make sure you are using the latest version 5.01 - Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

    You can stop the test even if a single error is found during the test. Otherwise continue the test for 8-10 passes and post a screenshot with next reply. 8 passes is the recommended bare minimum but more passes will give better result.
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  3.    10 Mar 2017 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    I'm running the memtest with no problems, and I knew it would take some time, but I haven't even made it to 5 passes and it's been eleven and a half hours. Is this pretty standard?
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  4.    10 Mar 2017 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 575
    Win10 & Win7

    Quote Originally Posted by inphared70 View Post
    I'm running the memtest with no problems, and I knew it would take some time, but I haven't even made it to 5 passes and it's been eleven and a half hours. Is this pretty standard?
    The more memory you have the longer it takes. Some folks with lots of memory test the sticks individually so they can use their pc in between tests.
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  5.    10 Mar 2017 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,338
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    With 16GB of ram, 12 to 24 hours is not unusual.
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  6.    10 Mar 2017 #6
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    Had to use the PC. Restarted and force the multi-core usage (not sure what the non-default option was called) and immediately got an error.

    Rerunning now with default settings, will try to post again with what it turns out.


    https://i.imgur.com/vruNJqI.jpg

    Edit - the option was to force multi threading
    Last edited by inphared70; 10 Mar 2017 at 23:40. Reason: Updating info
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  7.    10 Mar 2017 #7
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    Apologies for the quick replies.

    After starting the test to run again overnight I got immediate errors again with default settings.

    https://i.imgur.com/MEf2noD.jpg

    Is it my RAM or my MOBO?
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  8.    11 Mar 2017 #8
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 643
    windows 10 Pro

    This certainly means there are problems with your memory, but now you have to test if it is your Module(s) or Slot(s) of your Mobo.
    How to do this extended testing, see the endpart of this tutorial MemTest86+ - Test RAM
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  9.    11 Mar 2017 #9
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    My computer will only seem to display any information with a stick of ram in the first and third slots, not the second and fourth. How am I to test every slot if I cannot get it to show anything on my monitors?
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  10.    11 Mar 2017 #10
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 9
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    After running all four of my sticks in the first and third slots, every single one threw errors. How likely would it be that all four of my sticks are bad?
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