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Blue Screen Of Death!

  1. Jan 5, 2006 #1
    Hi. Yesterday, I was playing a game (Warcraft III) when suddenly system stops and I get a BoSD... It stated something like

    "A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage blah blah blah blah, Technical information ***STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC000005, 0XBF04DF7B, 0xED924B18 0X000000000) ***: ialmdev5.dll 0 address BF04DF7B base at BF042000, DateStamp 43304C9
    Beginning dump of physical memory
    Physical memory dump complete. " (I wrote as much as I can recall and I had written down the technical info)

    Anyway, I'd be fine with it, if it was just yesterday, but today while watching a movie, IT DID THAT AGAIN ;\... I'm frustrated, I may have not put relevant information, but that's because I'm clueless of what the problem is and ergo clueless of how to solve it.

    Any help greatly appreciated,

  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 5, 2006 #2
    ialmdev5.dll is a driver as far as I know. Update yoru drivers. What motherboard do you have?
  4. Jan 5, 2006 #3
    My Specs

    Here are my system specs:

    System Information
    Time of this report: 12/26/2005, 17:38:19
    Machine name: DJP88L81
    Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
    System Model: Dimension 3000
    BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A02
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz (2 CPUs)
    Memory: 254MB RAM
    Page File: 365MB used, 259MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

    DirectX Debug Levels
    Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
    DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
    DirectInput: 0/5 (n/a)
    DirectMusic: 0/5 (n/a)
    DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
    DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
    DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

    Display Devices
    Card name: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller
    Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
    Chip type: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller
    DAC type: Internal
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2572&SUBSYS_019D1028&REV_02
    Display Memory: 96.0 MB
    Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
    Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
    Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
    Driver Name: ialmrnt5.dll
    Driver Version: 6.14.0010.4396 (English)
    DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 9/20/2005 09:52:38, 36990 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
    VDD: n/a
    Mini VDD: ialmnt5.sys
    Mini VDD Date: 9/20/2005 10:00:54, 1302332 bytes
    Device Identifier: {D7B78E66-6632-11CF-B462-9721A3C2CB35}
    Vendor ID: 0x8086
    Device ID: 0x2572
    SubSys ID: 0x019D1028
    Revision ID: 0x0002
    Revision ID: 0x0002
    Video Accel:
    Deinterlace Caps: n/a
    Registry: OK
    DDraw Status: Enabled
    D3D Status: Enabled
    AGP Status: Not Available

    Sound Devices
    Description: SoundMAX Digital Audio
    Default Sound Playback: Yes
    Default Voice Playback: Yes
    Hardware ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_24D5&SUBSYS_019D1028&REV_02
    Manufacturer ID: 65535
    Product ID: 65535
    Type: WDM
    Driver Name: smwdm.sys
    Driver Version: 5.12.0001.5246 (English)
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    Date and Size: 1/27/2005 20:31:06, 260352 bytes
    Other Files:
    Driver Provider: Analog Devices
    HW Accel Level: Full
    Cap Flags: 0xF5F
    Min/Max Sample Rate: 100, 192000
    Static/Strm HW Mix Bufs: 33, 32
    Static/Strm HW 3D Bufs: 33, 32
    HW Memory: 0
    Voice Management: Yes
    EAX(tm) 2.0 Listen/Src: Yes, Yes
    I3DL2(tm) Listen/Src: Yes, Yes
    Sensaura(tm) ZoomFX(tm): Yes
    Registry: OK
    Sound Test Result: Not run
  5. Jan 5, 2006 #4


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    The driver that failed is your video card's driver. The latest driver from Intel is 14.17, available here:

    http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=N&ProductID=1044&DwnldID=9498&strOSs=45&OSFullName=Windows*%20XP%20Home%20Edition&lang=eng [Broken]

    Note that you should probably uninstall the current driver before installing the new one. The installation instructions should indicate this, but you should do it even if not made explicit in the instructions.

    - Warren
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
  6. Jan 5, 2006 #5
    you have a dell... go to the dell www site and put in you service tag number.. and download the newests intel chipset drivers.. Hope that fixes your problem
  7. Jan 6, 2006 #6
    Thank you so much guys, fixing the video drive actually solved the problem, I think, it's not done it ever since... thanks for the help chroot
  8. Oct 15, 2007 #7
    I do the download. then try to install, it says some component is corrupted or file missing

    And it exits

  9. Oct 22, 2007 #8
    A little piece of advice, if you don't want your system to die sometime in the future, 256MB of RAM is the MINIMUM requirement for XP. I'm amazed that you can watch videos. So yes, get more RAM.
  10. Oct 22, 2007 #9
    i have 2 sticks of 256..... so thats not the problem
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