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driver issue

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by mrstring, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    hi

    i keep getting the fatal blue screen every day or two, when i reboot it says device driver error etc, so i went onto windows update, there was 4 updates for my hardware downloaded the updates installed them and half the stuff on my pc didnt work.

    so i did a system resote back a few days, anyway is there any way to find out what device is causing me the problems?

    thanks in advance
     
  2. ffg7

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    in the blue screen of death(bsod), look for the line that contains something like this 0x0000008a. post that line here so can than see what is causing your bsod. had that error when trying to do a fresh install of xp on a customer's new pc. ended up was a bad stick of ram & than a bad videocard in a brand new pc.
     
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    After doing some hardware testing.....specifically MemTest86 for your memory...stay away from drivers at the MS update site.

    Find, and retrieve the latest drivers from the manufacturers themselves.
     
  4. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    thanks for the reply lads

    ive downloaded the memtest86 that you suggested, im not to sure how it works though, do i have to put it onto a floppy?

    as for the drivers is there any software i can get that will tell me what i have on my pc?

    thanks again
     
  5. ffg7

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    what is the make & model of your pc or motherboard?
     
  6. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    i dont no mate, thats why i was after some software that tells me all this info

    cheers
     
  7. ffg7

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    is the compter a name brand like a dell or a local store bought pc?
     
  8. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    i got it from a local store, no driver disks or anything with it

    cheers
     
  9. ffg7

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    if the pc is brand new than should have got motherboard manual & motherboard driver cd.
     
  10. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    its not brand new, its a few years old now, is there anyway i can find out what motherboard i have through the pc?

    device manager?

    thanks
     
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  12. mrstring

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    hi mate

    right ive downloaded the belarc software, and its saying that i have a micro star international ms-6570

    which has on board nvidia graphics

    hope this helps
     
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    you can get software like "advanced windows care" that can tell you what motherboard you have.
     
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  16. mrstring

    mrstring Guest

    right then

    went onto the msi website and downloaded this live update software, it scanned my system and come up with 11 drivers, so i clicked install half way through install i got the fatal blue screen saying....

    0x0000007e (0xc0000005, 0xba067cacoxfc6e558oxfc6e254

    portcissys-address bad67cac base at bad 57000 date stamp 41107f13

    hopefully somebody will no what this means

    thanks in advance
     
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  18. mrstring

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    still no joy im affraid

    thanks for all the help, looks like il have to take it into a shop see if they can fix it

    thanks again
     

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