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I recently built a new PC and for a day it ran flawlessly. On the second day while playing DOD Source, my computer crashed and showed the BSOD. I'm pretty positive it's not a hardware issue. I used windows memory diagnostic and my memory was fine. Used a diskcheckup on my harddrive and it was fine.

I used bluescreenview and it points to gdrv.sys

here is my dumpfile

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Dump File : 090411-17924-01.dmp
Crash Time : 9/4/2011 9:50:45 PM
Bug Check String : SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
Bug Check Code : 0x0000003b
Parameter 1 : 00000000`c0000005
Parameter 2 : fffff880`0898a32d
Parameter 3 : fffff880`0912ef80
Parameter 4 : 00000000`00000000
Caused By Driver : gdrv.sys
Caused By Address : gdrv.sys+332d
File Description :
Product Name :
Company :
File Version :
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+7cc40
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\090411-17924-01.dmp
Processors Count : 4
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 7601
Dump File Size : 276,312
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I'm using the current PC right now and since then it hasn't crashed. I can still use my computer as normally and play games but I still want to get this issue resolved.


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post #2 of 11
Download "WhoCrashed" and run the system analyse. It will help point out what caused the Bsod and why.
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post #3 of 11
gdrv.sys is part of Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced,it is not a good idea to have it enabled when overclocking. Because it starts to shut down power phases

Make sure you uninstall that progream an eliminate any traces of it.

If you don't find the specific program,tru uninstalling all Gigabyte software that comes with the CD
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I installed and used WhoCrashed. It pretty much sums up that gdrv.sys is the culprit. I used the Gigabyte driver disk that came with my motherboard. I don't remember if I installed that energy saving program. I can't seem to find it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisys93;14819247 
I installed and used WhoCrashed. It pretty much sums up that gdrv.sys is the culprit. I used the Gigabyte driver disk that came with my motherboard. I don't remember if I installed that energy saving program. I can't seem to find it.

Any type of software installed from the CD? the gdrv.sys may be included in other type of software
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Remove the software and disable any power saving features in the Bios to restore stability. Your chip will be starved of voltage on system idle when power saving is enabled combined with an overclock.
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It is definately a software issue,however it is not a Windows Fault,it is Gigabyte fault
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The other solution is renaming gdrv.sys ,this porblem has been cmmon with Windows 7 x64

Easytune maybe?
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Went into bios, and couldn't find anything related to power saving (im a noobie at computers). I uninstalled pretty much every gigabyte software but that gdrv.sys file keeps reappearing after restarting.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisys93;14819399 
Went into bios, and couldn't find anything related to power saving (im a noobie at computers). I uninstalled pretty much every gigabyte software but that gdrv.sys file keeps reappearing after restarting.

yes,renaming it can solve the issue.

rename it to gdrv_1.sys for example.
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