WinXP game giving me

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by alex9123, May 19, 2009.

  1. alex9123 macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2009
    So I have installed XP on bootcamp and have attempted to play Empire Total war but have consistently been getting the blue screen of death!

    Do you guys think I should try to update all the drivers? switch to maybe windows 7?

    Im really at a loss here. If you would suggest i update all the drivers on the windows side, where do i get them?

    Thanks for any help in advance :confused:
  2. The Flashing Fi macrumors 6502a

    Sep 23, 2007
    It's hard to help you WITHOUT KNOW THE BSOD ERROR!
  3. bstreiff macrumors regular

    Feb 14, 2008
    Austin, TX, USA
    Go into System Properties->Advanced->Startup and Recovery->Settings, and untick 'Automatically restart'; that way you'll be able to copy down the error code and the driver that the fault happened in.
  4. alex9123 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2009
    Ok ill disable it and try to get back to you with the issue, thanks
  5. alex9123 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2009
    Ok so ive updates sound and video drivers to no avail. I also am running SmCfan to keep things as cool as possible. Im still getting the BSOD.

    the error is "STOP: 0x000000B8"

    thats all i got, any hints?
  6. bstreiff macrumors regular

    Feb 14, 2008
    Austin, TX, USA
    So, basically, this. Which, of course, doesn't mention the faulting driver at all.

    It should have generated a minidump into c:\windows\minidump; should be a small 64kBish .dmp file with stack information. You can then use WinDbg to read out the information contained within. Or you can just post the minidump file here and I'll take a crack at it.

    You might also want to give MemTest86 a whirl to make sure that the culprit isn't bad RAM.
  7. alex9123 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2009
    OK here is what im getting after running debug, an ideas?

    * Bugcheck Analysis *
    * *

    A wait operation, attach process, or yield was attempted from a DPC routine.
    This is an illegal operation and the stack track will lead to the offending
    code and original DPC routine.
    Arg1: 00000000, Original thread which is the cause of the failure
    Arg2: 00000000, New thread
    Arg3: 00000000, Stack address of the original thread
    Arg4: 00000000

    Debugging Details:




    PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe

    LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from 80545c5b to 804f9f1e

    b84dfa28 80545c5b 000000b8 ffffffff 00000202 nt!MmDeleteKernelStack+0x96
    b84dfa80 b58d4569 00000000 00000000 00000000 nt!ExpSnapShotPoolPages+0x14c
    WARNING: Stack unwind information not available. Following frames may be wrong.
    b84dfaac b5919e4a 89ac2328 00000000 89d84278 Wdf01000+0x15569
    b84dfac8 b5af953b 89ac23e0 76572c98 89a8d360 Wdf01000+0x5ae4a
    b84dfae8 b5af9651 7627bf48 89abc1d8 b84dfb44 applemtm+0x53b
    b84dfaf8 b58f41b2 76338bf0 767b17b8 b84dfb1c applemtm+0x651
    b84dfb44 b58f4253 b5925a08 8984e840 89cc7408 Wdf01000+0x351b2
    b84dfb5c b58cb5d3 89abc2ff 8984e840 00000000 Wdf01000+0x35253
    b84dfb78 b58cb68d 01cc7408 899bf820 b84dfba4 Wdf01000+0xc5d3
    b84dfb88 804f081d 89d4ccc8 89abc1d8 89cc7408 Wdf01000+0xc68d
    b84dfba4 804f16c0 89d4ccc8 89abc1d8 899bf820 nt!CcGetBcbListHead+0x28
    b84dfbd4 b75660d5 89abc1d8 89c3fe98 89c5f028 nt!ObWatchHandles+0x484
    b84dfc3c b7566d47 891355a0 00000000 89c5f7d8 USBPORT!USBPORT_FlushCancelList+0x10f
    b84dfc6c b7567944 026e6f44 89c5f0e0 89c5f0e0 USBPORT!USBPORT_MapTransfer+0x1e3
    b84dfca4 b756913a 89c5f028 80546acc 89c5f230 USBPORT!USBPORT_SetEndpointState+0x14e
    b84dfcd0 b757724b 89c5f028 80546acc 89c5f028 USBPORT!USBPORT_QueueTransferUrb+0x18c
    b84dfd0c b75773c2 89c5f028 00000001 8055c0c0 USBPORT!USBPORT_MpInterrupts+0xcb
    b84dfd28 80545e7f 89c5f64c 6b755044 00000000 USBPORT!USBPORT_HalFreeCommonBuffer+0x66
    b84dfd68 d007fd2a a00ffa55 401ff4ab 803fe956 nt!ExpInsertPoolTracker+0x3c
    b84dfd78 007fd2ad 00ffa55a 01ff4ab4 03fe9568 0xd007fd2a
    b84dfd7c 00ffa55a 01ff4ab4 03fe9568 07fd2ad0 0x7fd2ad
    b84dfd80 01ff4ab4 03fe9568 07fd2ad0 0ffa55a0 0xffa55a
    b84dfd84 03fe9568 07fd2ad0 0ffa55a0 1ff4ab40 0x1ff4ab4
    b84dfd88 07fd2ad0 0ffa55a0 1ff4ab40 3fe95680 0x3fe9568
    b84dfd8c 0ffa55a0 1ff4ab40 3fe95680 7fd2ad00 0x7fd2ad0
    b84dfd90 1ff4ab40 3fe95680 7fd2ad00 ffa55a00 0xffa55a0
    b84dfd94 3fe95680 7fd2ad00 ffa55a00 ff4ab401 0x1ff4ab40
    b84dfd98 7fd2ad00 ffa55a00 ff4ab401 fe956803 0x3fe95680
    b84dfd9c ffa55a00 ff4ab401 fe956803 fd2ad007 0x7fd2ad00
    b84dfda0 ff4ab401 fe956803 fd2ad007 fa55a00f 0xffa55a00
    b84dfda4 fe956803 fd2ad007 fa55a00f f4ab401f 0xff4ab401
    b84dfda8 fd2ad007 fa55a00f f4ab401f e956803f 0xfe956803
    b84dfdac fa55a00f f4ab401f e956803f d2ad007f 0xfd2ad007
    b84dfdb0 f4ab401f e956803f d2ad007f a55a00ff 0xfa55a00f
    b84dfdb4 e956803f d2ad007f a55a00ff 4ab401ff 0xf4ab401f
    b84dfdb8 d2ad007f a55a00ff 4ab401ff 956803fe 0xe956803f
    b84dfdbc a55a00ff 4ab401ff 956803fe 2ad007fd 0xd2ad007f
    b84dfdc0 4ab401ff 956803fe 2ad007fd 55a00ffa 0xa55a00ff
    b84dfdc4 956803fe 2ad007fd 55a00ffa ffffffff 0x4ab401ff
    b84dfdc8 2ad007fd 55a00ffa ffffffff 00000200 0x956803fe
    b84dfdcc 55a00ffa ffffffff 00000200 805460d8 0x2ad007fd
    b84dfdd0 ffffffff 00000200 805460d8 00000000 0x55a00ffa
    b84dfdd4 00000000 805460d8 00000000 00000000 0xffffffff


    b5af953b ?? ???


    SYMBOL_NAME: applemtm+53b

    FOLLOWUP_NAME: MachineOwner

    MODULE_NAME: applemtm

    IMAGE_NAME: applemtm.sys


    FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0xB8_applemtm+53b

    BUCKET_ID: 0xB8_applemtm+53b

    Followup: MachineOwner

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