DPC Watchdog Violation - Windows 8/8.1 - any fix?

  Happy37 19:48 19 Apr 2014

As per the title, is there a permanent fix to the above BSOD, and what actual;ly causes this to happen?

I have got Windows 8 Pro, recently updated to Windows 8.1 via the Store app on my PC.

It's a Dual-core G620 2.60Ghz processor with 4GB RAM desktop PC.

All is working well otherwise, but this BSOD happens at the most inconvenient moment. It's driving me mad.

I have got AVG Free running on here with Online Armor Free firewall.

Please advise.


  BRYNIT 20:48 19 Apr 2014

Don't know if this will help CLICK HERE

A quick search of DPC Watchdog Violation will give you some suggestions.

  Happy37 15:03 21 Apr 2014

Thanks Brynit,

Really useful link and it's handy to know.

Have updated everything on my PC - Drivers, updates etc.

Let's see how it goes from here.



  Fermat1123 09:04 18 Jun 2014

I have also had this problem daily after updating to Windows 8.1. All my drivers are updated (using Driver Reviver) and I don't have a SSD drive. Having noticed that it always happened when using Firefox I have lately been using Chrome and I haven't seen a BSOD since then!

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