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Ive been having this problem for a long, long time now, and I havent been able to figure out whats going on. I searched google on the topic and nothing really helped. Then I found this place and was hoping some one might be able to shed a little light on the subject....

Basically, No matter what im doing - I'll get a BSOD and at the bottom will be this watchdog.sys forcing me to reboot.
Now it only happens usually when Im watching videos. Lets say Im on youtube, and Im looking at a long video so I'll start to fast forward by clicking the bar with my mouse. Now, every time the video starts to change color like the RED/GREEN/YELLOW/BLUE lines you see on TV when the TV station isnt in use or the station is down - thats when I know my computer is going to lock up and then give me a BSOD w/ that watchdog.sys error.
(usually before that happens i'll go to start menu, turn off computer ==> reboot and that will fix it, for now)

It doesnt happen when im playing video games, It just seems to happen when ever im playing video with any type of player be in xvid player, vlc, windows media player, online: youtube, hule, etc etc.

I was thinking it was a virus at first but all malbytes and avg scans came back negative, so im not really sure what it can be. Was hoping someone would be able to help me fix this problem. I would be very grateful. I had to make a lot of cut backs in this economy so now my computer and hulu is the only source for TV now instead of cable =\

Thanks again

[winXP intel 3.6ghz evga 608i sli, geforce 8800gt]
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:welcome:

Download BLUESCREENVIEW and install and run it to read the dump files created by windows.
Double click on BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program.
When scanning is done, go Edit>Select All.
Go File>Save Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt.
Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.

Would you please tell me which antivirus applications you have had previously on this machine any and all.The reason I ask is because some like to hang around after you uninstall via add remove programs and require the use of removal tools.




What kind of computer do you have exactly??Example Compaq presario c700


Download CCLEANER


Just DONT us the registry cleaner function of CCleaner unless you know what you are deleting exactly!!

Then open ccleaner hit the tools button then startup second one down below uninstall then in the bottom right hand corner of ccleaner hit save to text file.Save it to your desktop and post the startup.txt here in your next reply.


Hit the start button in lower left hand corner. Then in the run box type msconfig, then hit the services tab then put a check mark in hide microsoft services what is listed there,after hiding microsoft services?Please post back to us in a vertical list.

Please download MINITOOLBOX When the box opens click save file, save it to the desktop and run it.





Checkmark the following boxes:


Flush Dns
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
Click Go and post the result.

Run sfc /scannow also run chkdsk /r Links explaining below.




chkdsk /r

sfc /scannow

IF THIS IS A DESKTOP Unplug the tower open up the side.Get can of compressed air and blow out the machine and reseat the ram modules video card etc,see video Plug it back in and see how it goes.WHILE YOU HAVE THE RAM AND VIDEO CARD OUT BLOW OUT THE SLOTS THAT THEY PLUG INTO.ALSO BLOW OUT THE HEAT SINK.SEE VIDEO




PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND POST ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED!! :)

I want to make one thing very clear DO NOT use the registry cleaner function of ccleaner!!
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