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Originally Posted by boondockheel;13214950 
hey Bradley,

was wondering if you could help me before I proceeded with following this guide?

I'm having very similar problems to the ones you appeared to be having on this thread
http://www.overclock.net/intel-general/965969-blue-screen-all-sudden-every-5-a.html

I get the same BSOD although not quite as frequently, and atikmdag.sys is the leading culprit.

I was wondering whether you found a driver that properly works for your system and what steps you took aside from those in this guide.

Thanks in advance, any help is greatly appreciated.

If you have a 5 or 6 series card from ATI, i suggest the 11.3 driver. If you find this to be problematic, try 11.2. Also my guide is good at fixing this perticular issue with you follow the guide down to a "T". Good luck. I hope it works for you.
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installed 11.3

thanks for the guide
Edited by boondockheel - 4/21/11 at 11:37am
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installed 11.3

thanks for the guide

No problem!
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Crap cleaner works great to get the invalid reg files.
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Crap cleaner works great to get the invalid reg files.

I've known this to remove reg files needed by other fully working drivers causing corruption and reformat.
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I seriously doubt that. I've used crap cleaner from day 1 pretty much and its never done anything like this. What drivers did it cause corruption too?
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I seriously doubt that. I've used crap cleaner from day 1 pretty much and its never done anything like this. What drivers did it cause corruption too?

printer drivers, system chipset INF and sound. Over very long term use, these products can be unhealthy. Not everyone will have issues though.
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Why does the length of time effect it? I've never seen reports of crap cleaner causing damage to chipset drivers or similar. Can you actually back up your claims?
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post #29 of 452
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Why does the length of time effect it? I've never seen reports of crap cleaner causing damage to chipset drivers or similar. Can you actually back up your claims?

Well no because it was 2 years ago. Why does nobody on OCN believe anyones experience just because the member has had a different experience to the person in question. Programs like this kill my PC's, end of, get over it.
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Because the statement you made goes against what thousands of other users have experienced with crap cleaner and therefore it points more towards user error than a problem with crap cleaner removing reg entries for drivers that are still needed on the system. I have heard of nightmare stories with other less well known registry cleaners but not with CCleaner.
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