RtkHDAud.sys bsod, please help
Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:51 PM
sc stop IntcAzAudAddService
sc config IntcAzAudAddService start= disabled
Restart and test
Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:45 AM
Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:31 AM
Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:39 AM
Even though a Repair Install is not supposed to touch your data I would suggest backing it up just to be safe.
It's also possible you have defective Realtek hardware. One way to find out would be to install a PCI sound card and disable the on-board Realtek device.
Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:42 AM
Open Device Manager, expand Sound.
Right click on your sound device (should be Realtek) and select Uninstall.
Click Apply and OK.
XP will rediscover the sound device and reload the drivers. May have to reboot one more time. See if that helps.
Posted 09 December 2012 - 08:28 PM
Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:59 PM
Perhaps the modified driver here: [Windows] BSOD error pointing RtkHDAud.sys
Can't test it but the download works and Avast says it is clean.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:52 AM
I will try them one by one. Start with reinstalling audio then testing the memory and the modified driver. If all fail then probably a repair reinstall or a total reinstall.
Is this order ok?
Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:21 PM
Just make sure you backup your data before doing the repair or clean install.
Posted 22 December 2012 - 03:34 AM
Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:21 AM
I've been looking online for more ideas and someone suggested somewhere to decrease hardware acceleration in Control Panel>Sounds and Audio Devices>Audio>Sound playback Advanced>Performance tab. I decreased it first by one notch but it wasn't enough, now have it decreased by two notches and it's been a couple of days without any bsod.
It's not a very elegant solution so I still intend to do an xp installation repair and if that fails then a total reinstall.
Posted 30 December 2012 - 11:59 AM
Lets see something else.
Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.
Checkmark following boxes:
Reset FF proxy Settings
Reset Ie Proxy Settings
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Devices (problems only)
Click Go and post the result.
Please upload your minidump files as well.
Download Autoruns and Autorunsc
Unzip it to your desktop and then double click autoruns.exe After the scan is finished then click on File>>>>>>>>>>>Save The default name will be autoruns.arn make sure to save it as Autoruns.txt under the file type option. in other words make sure it is a .txt file instead of .arn Attach the text in your next reply.
Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:45 AM
I've done all you asked for.
The file Result is from minitoolbox, the file autoruns (txt) from Autoruns, both attached.
And a download link for Minidump.rar with all the minidumps Windows has kept from the last month or so.
Result.txt 19.98KB 63 downloads
AutoRuns.txt 73.82KB 67 downloads
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