09-15-2011 03:03 AM
I've tried running MemTest. I ran it for a couple of hours (~10 tests) and it passed all of them. But right after that during the Windows boot I received this BSOD:
I found out that dtsoftbus01.sys is related to Daemon Tools so I booted up in Safe Mode, uninstalled the thing - no more BSOD. But as soon as chose to login using the fingerprint reader the computer got stuck again. I reboot, choose to enter the username manually, type in the details and the OS gets frozen again on the Welcome Screen.
After running sfc /scannow and chkdisk in Safe Mode I didn't know what to do but restore to defaults using Rescue & Recovery (but that would totally wipe the thing out destroying my PostgreSQL database which would kind of suck). So I gave it another chance and tried the option of starting Windows with last known good configuration that worked. And what do you know - it did boot up and I finally got to logon, although I don't know if my system is now stable or not..
Here's the report from WhoCrashed:
Crash Dump Analysis --------------------------------------------------
------------------------------ Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump Crash dumps are enabled on your computer. On Thu 2011.09.15 01:00:12 GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\091511-13072-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: dtsoftbus01.sys (dtsoftbus01+0x1308) Bugcheck code: 0xC9 (0x23E, 0xFFFFF88001401308, 0xFFFFF98009E14EA0, 0x0) Error: DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION Bug check description: This is the bug check code for all Driver Verifier This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem. A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: dtsoftbus01.sys . Google query: dtsoftbus01.sys DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION
Here's the dump file itself:
Crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\091511-13072-01.dmp Date/time: 2011.09.15 01:00:12 GMT Uptime: 00:00:12 Machine: Bug check name: DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION Bug check code: 0xC9 Bug check parm 1: 0x23E Bug check parm 2: 0xFFFFF88001401308 Bug check parm 3: 0xFFFFF98009E14EA0 Bug check parm 4: 0x0 Probably caused by: dtsoftbus01.sys Driver description: Driver product: Driver company: OS build: Architecture: x64 (64 bit) CPU count: 4 Page size: 4096 Bug check description: This is the bug check code for all Driver Verifier Comments: This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem. A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: dtsoftbus01.sys .
Kernel stack from WhoCrashed:
nt+0x7CC40 nt+0x5063DC 0x000000C9 0x0000023E dtsoftbus01+0x1308 0xFFFFF98009E14EA0
I also have uploaded the .xml,.dmp and the BSOD screenshot:
09-15-2011 03:27 PM
That bluescreen is definately caused by a bug in the Daemon Tools virtual device driver. The same bug could have also caused 10-minute freezes. Do you have any additional problems? If not, I would attribute the problem to Daemon Tools and consider it solved.
09-16-2011 02:00 AM
I have completely got rid of the Daemon Tools and still had the freeze ...
I'ts really starting to annoy me. I'll probably go for the R&R restore thing and see if that happens with the freshly reinstalled OS.
I have one question about R&R. Will it wipe out both partition or just the root partition which is C:\? I'm gonna move some files to partition D:\ and then restore my fresh Windows installation.
09-21-2011 07:21 AM
I ended up completely reinstalling the Windows (I purchased my ThinkPad with DOS only, since I had the license key from my old laptop, which I kind of regret now because it didn't have the hidden recovery partition..). I opened up the System Update and it found a whole bunch of drivers that weren't install at first (last time it mostly was utilities and the nVidia Optmus driver, now there was a ton more system drivers etc.)
So I guess the instability of my system came from incompletely installed drivers and missing apps (mostly Intel stuff). So far so good, the system has been running very stable and I think that the battery life is way much better now than it was before (Before the reinstall it was about 1-1.5hrs on Max. Performance and now it's almost 3hrs).
So anyone experienced these freezes, make sure the System Update downloads all the necessary drivers (it should be 20+ something). If it doesn't go to the Lenovo Support site, detect your system and download them manually (especially these Intel AMT ones, chipset and HDD thingies).
04-30-2012 06:44 AM
I ended up completely reinstalling the Windows (I purchased my ThinkPad with DOS only, since I had the license key from my old laptop,
That license can only legally be used on your old laptop. Not too smart to admit to breaking the law on a public forum.