The good old BSOD

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)' started by sashk0, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. sashk0

    sashk0 New Member

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    Hey guys,


    I have recently experienced a couple of visit from our old friend and this comes even after a clean new installation of W7. Strange thing about it is that's not related to using a particular program everytime for flashing the BSOD. I noticed that some of the times was while using the Windows Media Player and once it was when I was listening to some music from the Winamp. Tried the online help and it suggests that could be a wireless driver issue. To say the truth I had my wi-fi router changed last Fri and actually the problems occured ever since. Unfortunately no up-to-date drivers have been found for the specific router model and I'm quite out of ideas on what to do next.


    System info as follows:

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    OS Name    Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
    Version    6.1.7600 Build 7600
    Other OS Description     Not Available
    OS Manufacturer    Microsoft Corporation
    System Name    SASHKOY
    System Manufacturer    Acer
    System Model    Extensa 5635Z
    System Type    x64-based PC
    Processor    Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU       T4200  @ 2.00GHz, 2000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
    BIOS Version/Date    Phoenix V0.3213, 7.5.2009 г.
    SMBIOS Version    2.5
    Windows Directory    C:\Windows
    System Directory    C:\Windows\system32
    Boot Device    \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Locale    България
    Hardware Abstraction Layer    Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
    User Name    sashkoy\sash
    Time Zone    FLE Standard Time
    Installed Physical Memory (RAM)    3,00 GB
    Total Physical Memory    2,93 GB
    Available Physical Memory    2,00 GB
    Total Virtual Memory    5,86 GB
    Available Virtual Memory    4,84 GB
    Page File Space    2,93 GB
    Page File    C:\pagefile.sys
    
    And a bit more info about the error that gives:

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      [B]-[/B] [B]System[/B]     
    
        [B]-[/B] [B]Provider[/B]     
    
    
    [  [B]Name[/B]]  Windows Error  Reporting
        
    
        [B]-[/B] [B]EventID[/B] 1001     
    
    
    [  [B]Qualifiers[/B]]  0
        
    
        
    [B]Level[/B] 4    
    
        
    [B]Task[/B] 0    
    
        
    [B]Keywords[/B] 0x80000000000000    
    
        [B]-[/B] [B]TimeCreated[/B]     
    
    
    [  [B]SystemTime[/B]]  2009-11-24T23:06:44.000000000Z
        
    
        
    [B]EventRecordID[/B] 694    
    
        
    [B]Channel[/B] Application    
    
        
    [B]Computer[/B] sashkoy    
    
        
    [B]Security[/B]
        [B]-[/B] [B]EventData[/B]     
    
    
    X64_0xD1_athrx!tkip_encap+5d    
    
    
    0    
    
    
    BlueScreen    
    
    
    http://oca.microsoft.com/resredir.aspx?sid=13803&Bucket=X64_0xD1_athrx!tkip_encap+5d&ID=76bf87bd-3ecf-4122-b2bc-0a5ce0c0e91f    
    
    
    0
     
    C:\Windows\Minidump\112509-17596-01.dmp  C:\Users\sash\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-34023-0.sysdata.xml  C:\Users\sash\AppData\Local\Temp\WERA092.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml    
    
    
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\Kernel_0_0_cab_07d0b921    
    
    
    X64_0xD1_athrx!tkip_encap+5d    
    
    
    0    
    
    
    112509-17596-01    
    
    
    0
    
    Any ideas at all are more than welcome, thanks in advance :)
     
  2. sashk0

    sashk0 New Member

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    It seems that the problem got solved from itself i.e. it all came in one place after updating the wifi/network drivers:

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    Atheros Communications Inc. - Network - Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter
    Atheros - Network - Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
    
    Case is closed :)
     
  3. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Thanks for updating and welcome to the forum :)
     
  4. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    I don't know how valid this is,. but if it works,. the guy should be selling it"

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    Dave Kennerley
    Prevx Support
     
  5. sashk0

    sashk0 New Member

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    Thanks, Dave. It's all good now, thanks for your post anyway. I hope it would be helpful for any guys that are experiencing the same issue like me. :)
     

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