Question Bsod software or hardware

Jul 18, 2020
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Recently over the last week I've had more bsod erros than I ever had in 5 years of owning a pc. I've reinstalled windows fresh, note it's on an hdd not ssd, I usually get these blue screen here are the dumps https://easyupload.io/v93un2 The thing is i don't know wether is hardware or software as when I'm in safe mode with networking on it never bsod but when I'm in normal it doesn't go 10 minutes before bsod , my specs are ryzen 35600 Rtx 2060 super 500w plus 80 evga psu 16gb ddr4 2400mhz 4x4 MSI b350 mortar artic If anyone has a fix for this that would be a life saver as this is rendering my PC unusable but I want to be sure that's it a software issue before I start working out for some hardware thanks.
 

gardenman

Admirable
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I hope I got the right dumps. The power just went out and PC rebooted. Dumps were still on my desktop after I booted back up and this tab re-opened.

I ran the dump files through the debugger and got the following information: https://pastebin.com/R3JwBbUD

File information:071820-23859-01.dmp (Jul 18 2020 - 07:51:14)
Bugcheck:DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION (133)
Probably caused by:memory_corruption (Process: chrome.exe)
Uptime:0 Day(s), 0 Hour(s), 23 Min(s), and 25 Sec(s)

File information:071720-27703-01.dmp (Jul 17 2020 - 16:56:06)
Bugcheck:KERNEL_AUTO_BOOST_LOCK_ACQUISITION_WITH_RAISED_IRQL (192)
Probably caused by:memory_corruption (Process: chrome.exe)
Uptime:0 Day(s), 0 Hour(s), 14 Min(s), and 23 Sec(s)

Comment: The overclocking driver "RTCore64.sys" was found on your system. (MSI Afterburner)

Possible Motherboard page: https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/B350-TOMAHAWK-ARCTIC
You have the latest BIOS already installed.

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Colif

Win 10 Master
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Chrome crashed twice... and that 2nd error makes me think that the problem is internet drivers.

What Wifi card are you using?
May 28 2015 - netr28ux.sys - Ralink Wireless Adapter driver
those aren't win 10 drivers, and hopefully we can find newer ones.

your ethernet drivers aren't bad although there are newer
May 24 2019 - rt640x64.sys - Realtek NICDRV 8169 PCIe GBE Family Controller driver
https://www.realtek.com/en/component/zoo/category/network-interface-controllers-10-100-1000m-gigabit-ethernet-pci-express-software
 

axe0axe0

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For the DPC crash we'll need a kernel dump, it contains far too little information to track down any drivers causing it.

Upload the file C:\Windows\MEMORY.dmp to easyupload and post a share link please.

Code:
DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION (133)
The DPC watchdog detected a prolonged run time at an IRQL of DISPATCH_LEVEL
or above.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000001, The system cumulatively spent an extended period of time at
    DISPATCH_LEVEL or above. The offending component can usually be
    identified with a stack trace.
Arg2: 0000000000001e00, The watchdog period.
Arg3: fffff80243cfa318, cast to nt!DPC_WATCHDOG_GLOBAL_TRIAGE_BLOCK, which contains
    additional information regarding the cumulative timeout
Arg4: 0000000000000000

3: kd> .formats 0000000000001e00
Evaluate expression:
  Hex:     00000000`00001e00
  Decimal: 7680
  Octal:   0000000000000000017000
  Binary:  00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00011110 00000000
  Chars:   ........
  Time:    Thu Jan  1 03:08:00 1970
  Float:   low 1.0762e-041 high 0
  Double:  3.79442e-320

3: kd> .formats 0000000000000001
Evaluate expression:
  Hex:     00000000`00000001
  Decimal: 1
  Octal:   0000000000000000000001
  Binary:  00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000001
  Chars:   ........
  Time:    Thu Jan  1 01:00:01 1970
  Float:   low 1.4013e-045 high 0
  Double:  4.94066e-324

3: kd> .formats 0000000000000002
Evaluate expression:
  Hex:     00000000`00000002
  Decimal: 2
  Octal:   0000000000000000000002
  Binary:  00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000010
  Chars:   ........
  Time:    Thu Jan  1 01:00:02 1970
  Float:   low 2.8026e-045 high 0
  Double:  9.88131e-324
If you look at 'Time' you can see in the latter 2 .formats that each increase in the parameter given is equivalent to 1 second. The first .formats shows that the DPC watchdog period was about 3 minutes long, practically that means multiple drivers (or at least DPCs) are involved which is impossible to investigate in a minidump.
 

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