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DirectX and the Dreaded BSOD

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I've been having this obnoxious problem that developed about a week ago. At the time I installed 2x1G RAM into my system. I Memtested it and everything passed. However, I've had my games crash: Skyrim freezes, WoW and Civ V BSOD and Sims 3 CtD frequently. Now, I have uninstalled it and put the RAM in another machine which is working just fine. My main machine (in Sig) still has the crashing problems though.

I've noticed that if there is a specific program that is listed as crashing it is directX. Unable to figure out how to uninstall it, I installed the latest SDK on top of the old one. This didn't fix the problem either.

The interesting thing is that Memtest and Prime95 still "pass" everything. I cannot figure where the problem lies.

So, does Overclock.net have any advice, suggestions or ideas?
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post #2 of 7
did you tell bios to refresh irq? you have to do that sometimes ( also known as configuration data)
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I'm not sure what that is. The BIOS detected all the RAM and has scaled back down after I removed it. So it is properly reporting hardware.
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yeah you motherboard recognises the new ram properly its the interfacing between you bios and windows, windows is retarded and cannot reconfigure IRQ's on its own, hence why you need to reconfigure data. What mother board are you using, I'll pull up its bios manual and find the reconfiguration settings for you and give you a step by step
post #5 of 7
Eh.. DirectX is the API that is used to run those games. I suggest trying to Update DirectX instead of using the SDK. If possible, try a system reformat, DirectX maybe have been corrupted, have you tried any OpenGL games? Do they crash?
   
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I am using a Biostar TA870U3+ motherboard.

I haven't tried any OpenGL games, but I don't believe that I have any either.
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Issue still not resolved. I cannot for the life of me figure it out.

In other words... BUUUMMP
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