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[SOLVED] Strange bsod

Kane_9

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I just was browsing listening to music and switched to a new tab and got a blue screen I don't know what caused it but I did manage to collect the information with blue screen viewer and the cbs log

DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION ntoskrnl.exe

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XEN77C5Ln14Dv1wt9ij4GtTB7bvnEyKk/view?usp=sharing

View: https://imgur.com/PCM4hbP


My system specs:

Ryzen 3600

16gb ram

NVIDIA geforce RTX 2060S

B450 Tomahawk MAX

1tb SSD samsung evo

Corsair RMx 750w

Windows 10 2004

Latest bios/ chipset drivers are all up to date with drivers as I checked them each week. I had no hardware changes since I build my PC. I never had this happen on this pc before any help would be good.
 
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gardenman

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I ran the dump file through the debugger and got the following information: https://pactionalroseatespoonbill.htmlpasta.com/

File information:061220-7093-01.dmp (Jun 12 2020 - 23:31:45)
Bugcheck:DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION (133)
Driver warnings:*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for farflt.sys
Probably caused by:memory_corruption (Process: MsMpEng.exe)
Uptime:0 Day(s), 4 Hour(s), 46 Min(s), and 36 Sec(s)

Crashing driver:
Sep 05 2017farflt.sysMalwarebytes Anti-RansomWare SDK http://www.malwarebytes.org/

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

Possible Motherboard page: https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/b450-tomahawk-max
You have the latest stable BIOS already installed. There is a new version but it's a Beta so I'm not going to recommend downloading it (for now). That might change later.

This information can be used by others to help you. Someone else will post with more information. Please wait for additional answers. Good luck.
 
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Bassplate

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DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION error may arise due to incorrect or faulty drivers. For us to properly isolate your blue screen concern, provide more details by answering these questions:
  • Have you made any significant changes to your computer prior to this happening?
  • When and how did the issue start?
  • Have you recently installed any updates?
  • What troubleshooting steps have you tried to resolve your concern?
@Colif I'm not quite sure what Part of the ntoskrnl.exe this Could be.
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
Moderator
i already had this post on watch, I have sent a link to a friend who will convert dumps later

ntoskrnl is blamed by almost all of these viewers, as it is what crashed. It doesn't tell you why though so dump files may show more.
 
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Kane_9

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Aug 10, 2017
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DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION error may arise due to incorrect or faulty drivers. For us to properly isolate your blue screen concern, provide more details by answering these questions:
  • Have you made any significant changes to your computer prior to this happening?
  • When and how did the issue start?
  • Have you recently installed any updates?
  • What troubleshooting steps have you tried to resolve your concern?
@Colif I'm not quite sure what Part of the ntoskrnl.exe this Could be.
  1. No, haven't changed any hardware
  2. Last night when i was browsing I open a new tab in firefox and everything locked up for I'd say 5 seconds and blue screen I was watching youtube and had my email in other tabs.
  3. Security updates I can list them if you want
  4. I ran memtest86 passed with one stick at a time x8 passes ram is stable. Ran a sfc scannow and came back fine.
 

gardenman

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Hi, can you upload the minidump files from your C:\Windows\minidump folder. Upload them to a file sharing site like Google Drive, OneDrive, etc and provide the link here. Make sure the files are publicly available for anyone to download.
 

gardenman

Admirable
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That's a CBS.log file. That's not the minidumps from the C:\Windows\minidump folder. Those will have a filename like 061320-8828-01.dmp. There is usually more than one if you've had multiple crashes lately.

Edit: You may need to copy them another folder before you can upload them. This often is the case due to file permission errors.
 

Kane_9

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That's a CBS.log file. That's not the minidumps from the C:\Windows\minidump folder. Those will have a filename like 061320-8828-01.dmp. There is usually more than one if you've had multiple crashes lately.

Edit: You may need to copy them another folder before you can upload them. This often is the case due to file permission errors.
How do I upload the file becaue it's saying access denied when I try to upload it

EDIT: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nrb7Tnu8ommqiqOW2E7Q7hHHLa_qz_Y6/view?usp=sharing

@gardenman
 
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gardenman

Admirable
Moderator
I ran the dump file through the debugger and got the following information: https://pactionalroseatespoonbill.htmlpasta.com/

File information:061220-7093-01.dmp (Jun 12 2020 - 23:31:45)
Bugcheck:DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION (133)
Driver warnings:*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for farflt.sys
Probably caused by:memory_corruption (Process: MsMpEng.exe)
Uptime:0 Day(s), 4 Hour(s), 46 Min(s), and 36 Sec(s)

Crashing driver:
Sep 05 2017farflt.sysMalwarebytes Anti-RansomWare SDK http://www.malwarebytes.org/

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

Possible Motherboard page: https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/b450-tomahawk-max
You have the latest stable BIOS already installed. There is a new version but it's a Beta so I'm not going to recommend downloading it (for now). That might change later.

This information can be used by others to help you. Someone else will post with more information. Please wait for additional answers. Good luck.
 
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gardenman

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Yes, it looks like Malwarebytes crashed. Make sure it's fully updated. If that doesn't help then I would consider uninstalling it.

Also, it looks like Windows Defender (MsMpEng.exe) was possibly conflicting with Malwarebytes. While it's not recommended running 2 AntiVirus at the same time, usually Windows Defender will run along side Malwarebytes with no problems and I don't think Malwarebytes disables it (even though it could).

Colif or someone else will probably reply later today.
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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Malwarebytes surely has updated since 2017
Jan 11 2017mbae64.sysMalwarebytes driver https://www.malwarebytes.com/
Sep 05 2017farflt.sysMalwarebytes Anti-RansomWare SDK http://www.malwarebytes.org/
Sep 07 2017mwac.sysMalwarebytes Web Access Control http://www.malwarebytes.org/
Oct 12 2017mbam.sysMalwarebytes Anti-Malware https://www.malwarebytes.com/
Oct 13 2017mbamswissarmy.sysMalwareBytes Anti-Malware system driver https://www.malwarebytes.com/

looks like you need an update.

I wish all BSOD posts were this obvious.

defender shouldn't conflict with malwarebytes but it probably helps if malwarebytes is newer.
Defender won't disable if you have MWB installed as they don't think its strong enough defence. Its not a "real" AV program.
 

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