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BSOD when opening a movie file

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Epsilonn, May 2, 2009.

  1. Epsilonn New Member

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    Hi all. I have this strange problem. Sometimes, randomly, when I enter a movie file, it gives me a BSOD and then restarts. The BSODs were about "an attempt was made to execute non executable memory".Everything in my system is absolutely updated and tested and this is the way it has always been! But, what is really weird is that I have had 2 computers for the last two years with completely different specs and OS-es and I met this problem on both of them. For reference, it has happened like 8 times in the last 2 years and always when attempting to open a movie file no matter the player. Underline, I have opened thousands of movies and this issue is completely random.

    Sometimes, when I copy a large file(like 7 Gb) from a partition to amother the memory bumps up to 100% and the system freezes but this second issue happens only on my new computer(Foxconn P35-a, 2xST3500320AS RAID 0, 4x1Gb OCZ@667, Q6600, Sapphire HD4870).But, what about the movie BSOD???

    If someone met this issue and thinks he descovered a clue, I would like to see his opinion.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Boyfriend New Member

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    Check out drivers updates. Also review ur codec pack, if any. Moreover go to Windows Update and see if there is any hardware driver update
     
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    Do you use any codec packages? I had a terrible time with the Codec All-In-One package causing Media Player 11, PowerDVD 8, and WinDVD to randomly close during playback but no BSOD's.

    Also when you say tested did you test your ram with Memtest and run a HD test? If not then you can grab all these utilities and more with UBCD, http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/.
     
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  4. Epsilonn New Member

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    I will try those. What can you say about the movies BSOD-s?
     

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