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  • BF3 crashes & BSOD's

    Hi,

    BF3 is now unplayable for me due to crashes, freezes & BSODs (typically 0x0000004e) in every single game. So far I've tried:

    1. Updating to the latest video drivers

    2. Uninstalling BF3, deleting all game files & re-installing

    3. Uninstalling video drivers using Driver Sweeper (following tutorial on Youtube)

    4. Virus scanning (using Super Anti-spyware) & clearing out all Registry errors (using CCleaner)

    On the occasion that I get a message within BF3, this comes up (or something like it): "Kicked by Punkbuster due to a corrupt memory file". Does this point to faulty RAM? Before I start playing round with Memtest and swapping RAM sticks out, has anyone come across this?

    Thanks.

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  • #2
    Re: BF3 crashes & BSOD's

    Using latest firmware for your ssd? Enabled xmp for your memory if it supports it?
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    • #3
      Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

      Originally posted by wazza300 View Post
      Using latest firmware for your ssd? Enabled xmp for your memory if it supports it?
      Thanks for the tip; I'm in the middle of updating the firmware. I don't know what xmp mode is but I assume it's set in the BIOS. I'll have a peek in there now.

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      • #4
        Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

        x.m.p is in the bios its a pre configured profile for your memory,not all memory supports it so if you don't see it it means you have to setup the ram manually,timings/speed/dram voltage ect
        Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
        Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
        Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
        Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
        1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
        1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
        Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
        Razer Lycosa Keyboard
        Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
        Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
        K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
        L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
        Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
        Fractal Arc Midi Case

        http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
        http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

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        • #5
          Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

          Originally posted by wazza300 View Post
          x.m.p is in the bios its a pre configured profile for your memory,not all memory supports it so if you don't see it it means you have to setup the ram manually,timings/speed/dram voltage ect
          Bad news; the firmware update didn't work. I can't upload the message (docx file) I just got when BF3 crashed but it says: "DirectX function "GetDeviceRemovedReason" failed with DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG: Device hung due to badly formed commands..GPU: "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690", Driver: 32049". That is the latest driver (9.18.13.2049) from 21/06/13. I had the same issue with the previous driver, so it's got to be something else.
          I don't think I have xmp. There are manual settings in BIOS.

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          • #6
            Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

            you can leave timings on auto for now and check the dram voltage is at 1.5v or maybe one/two clicks past it

            and maybe one/two clicks more vccio voltage (for integrated memory controller) still could be a driver issue somewhere idk
            Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
            Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
            Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
            Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
            1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
            1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
            Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
            Razer Lycosa Keyboard
            Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
            Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
            K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
            L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
            Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
            Fractal Arc Midi Case

            http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
            http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

            Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
            Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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            • #7
              Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

              Do a web search using: bsod 0x0000004e and follow the related links to Windows 7 Help Forums (sevenforums.com).
              They have several experts that will analyze your mini-dumps when you upload them to their forum.
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              • #8
                Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

                Originally posted by profJim View Post
                Do a web search using: bsod 0x0000004e and follow the related links to Windows 7 Help Forums (sevenforums.com).
                They have several experts that will analyze your mini-dumps when you upload them to their forum.
                Thanks, I'll try that soon. The RAM seems fine, since I ran Memtest86+ for 4 1/2 hours, almost 5 full passes and no errors. I take it that's long enough.

                I'm going to run Prime95 before I head to the Windows forum. I recall running it last year some time and an error showed up but I wasn't sure what to do next.

                Wazza300 - xmp showed up under the SPD details during Memtest86+, so I assume it's set to that in the BIOS.

                Update - Okay, so I ran Prime95 and five of the workers stopped after a number of hours with the message "Hardware failure detected, consult stress.txt file." I don't know which hardware component failed, since the file doesn't tell you but just provides general guidance. Am I supposed to take a wild guess as to whether I have a faulty CPU, RAM, etc? Given that Memtest86+ showed up no errors, is it safe to assume the hardware fault can't be in the RAM? I'll try the Windows forums next.
                Last edited by shepster; 07-14-2013, 06:15 AM. Reason: Update after running extra tests

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                • #9
                  Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

                  Mostly BSOD happened because of GPU AFAK but seems like it's a OS problem so do this it will solve your problem..


                  When running sfc /scannow from outside of Windows, like from the Command Prompt available when you boot from your Windows disc or flash drive, or from your System Repair Disc or Recovery Drive, you'll have to tell the sfc command exactly where Windows exists, as in this example:

                  sfc /scannow /offbootdir=d:\ /offwindir=d:\windows
                  Last edited by jasonorland88; 09-27-2013, 10:35 PM.
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                  • #10
                    Re: BF3 crashes &amp; BSOD's

                    driver version?
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