Loganath 1 Reputation point

Hello. I recently received DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION ERROR while playing games. I tried different games but the issue still persists. It comes only while I'm gaming. After opening a game, it will come after 5-10 mins repeatedly. I'm frustrated with what to do further. Even I tried clean installation with deleting all drives and installed windows using installation media. Please suggest some solutions. Than you in advance

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  1. S.Sengupta 14,441 Reputation points MVP

    Uninstall, reinstall and update graphic card driver.
    Either update through Windows Update or through the support site of the graphic card manufacturer.

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  2. Docs 15,086 Reputation points

    Please run the V2 log collector and post a share link into this thread using one drive, drop box, or google drive.



    Open administrative command prompt and copy and paste:


    Post a separate share link into this thread with only the compressed memory dump.

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  3. Limitless Technology 39,196 Reputation points

    Hello Loganath,

    The BSOD DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION ERROR usually is a result of drivers interacting unexpectedly with the system. For this, the main recommendation is:

    • Update Firmware/Bios with latest version the motherboard manufacturarer
    • Update Drivers for the most important parts of your PC such as Chipset, GPU, Network or Processor, as well with latest versions from the manufacturers website.
    • Check in your BIOS settings if you have enabled any kind of "Performance" or "Gaming" settings that may alter the voltage or Timings of your RAM memory, or as recommendation save your current BIOS Profile, and then load the "Recommended Settings Profile" of your BIOS

    Additionally from System perspective you can complete the next actions to ensure that your copy of Windows is in a healthy state:

    • Run an image repair (recommended to run using a downloaded image, mounted) https:// docs. microsoft. com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/repair-a-windows-image?view=windows-11
    • Cleanup the WinSxS folder: https:// docs. microsoft. com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/clean-up-the-winsxs-folder?view=windows-11
    • Run a clean boot: https:// support. microsoft. com/en-us/topic/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows-da2f9573-6eec-00ad-2f8a-a97a1807f3dd

    Furthermore, I would recommend to get in touch with a Gaming community such as forums of the games that you play when the crash happens as there may be a related known issue that the community or developer will help with.


    Hope this helps with your query,
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