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According to the Windows debug tools 'atikmpag.sys' has caused my friend's BSoD's.

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So my friend's PC that I bult for him a few months ago is gettingn BSoD's "about every two days", so I set his PC to save a kernal dmp (the big dmp that is +1MB of your ram) and opened it with the official 64 bit Windows Debugger Tools.

It claims 'atikmpag.sys' is the "probably" the problem. I googled around, all results are a 1+ years old, and no solution(s). He has a HD6950. His CPU is also AMD so he has the "AMD Center" CCC thing. Windows 7 of course.

Edit:

Stock clocks, this has been happening since 11.6 (he's on 11.7).
Edited by Z Overlord - 8/11/11 at 2:27am
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is the 6950 overclocked?
EDIT: what driver ver?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post
It claims 'atikmpag.sys' is the "probably" the problem.
Uh, maybe you should check up on that, get the bsod code/dumps before posting about it.
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is the 6950 overclocked?
EDIT: what driver ver?
No it's stock. Latest drivers.

Would the error code be in the dmp file?
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Uh, maybe you should check up on that, get the bsod code/dumps before posting about it.
Well it obviously is the problem, the Windows thing is dumb and just says 'probably', but really ATi drivers love BSoDing, especially on the latest series hardware.
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