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BSOD infinite loop caused by ati2dvag

post #1 of 11
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Okay so..

My games sometimes randomly freeze my entire computer and the last 1-3 seconds of sound I heard gets replayed... over and over... and the screen is frozen etc.

I restart... play some more.. it always eventually happens again.

recently BF2 did it and it gave a BSOD which hints at the problem which I'm trying to find and fix...

it said

"The device driver got stuck in an infinite loop. This usually indicates a problem with the device itself or with the device driver programming the hardware incorrectly" as well as "The problem seems to be caused by the following file: ati2dvag"

i can't seem to find a fix for this on google.

i'm going to try and reinstall drivers and see if that fixes it, but does anyone know of a fix for this problem?


thanks
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post #2 of 11
Using drivercleaner to clean out the drivers and reinstalling seems like the most likely solution.
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That's the main .dll for the driver itself. Are your cards overclocked? Instability due to overclocking is a common cause for ati2dvag to fail (the same as with the nvidia counterpart which I forget its name). Another reason, which I noticed from the 7.5s and after, is the CCC itself messing with that particular file, which is usually fixed by not installing the CCC (at least in my case).
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
That's the main .dll for the driver itself. Are your cards overclocked? Instability due to overclocking is a common cause for ati2dvag to fail (the same as with the nvidia counterpart which I forget its name). Another reason, which I noticed from the 7.5s and after, is the CCC itself messing with that particular file, which is usually fixed by not installing the CCC (at least in my case).
I haven't overclocked my graphics cards.

If I don't install CCC would I still be able to use crossfire?

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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by kevsta112003 View Post
I haven't overclocked my graphics cards.

If I don't install CCC would I still be able to use crossfire?

Thanks

ATI Tray Tools has Crossfire controls, so I assume you can use that.
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post #6 of 11
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It is driving me nuts. I will try uninstalling CCC and just using ATI tray tools.
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what drivers are you using?
    
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post #8 of 11
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it did it in 7.4 warcat, and ATI's 7.4.

I'm going to try some of the older drivers like 6.8, 6.9 and such...

i hate my videocard
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post #9 of 11
Those drivers are no good for your cards. I know, because I have just about the same ones.

The old ATI drivers are great. I'm using 6.10s now. I personally think they run and look better than anything after 7.2.
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post #10 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Those drivers are no good for your cards. I know, because I have just about the same ones.

The old ATI drivers are great. I'm using 6.10s now. I personally think they run and look better than anything after 7.2.
Ok, I will try 6.10 first and see if it fixes my problem.
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