Recently, we’ve receive from an Insider that he got the blue screen problem named DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. This is a known issue related with the graphics card on Windows 10.
“I have been running the preview for a few weeks now and it has been mostly stable for me.
I have experienced two blue screens with the DPC Watchdog Violation error.
I highly suspect that it is graphics related.
I am using a MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Motherboard with integrated graphics.
When the error occurred I was using Google Chrome and working between multiple monitors.
The screen including the mouse pointer totally froze and the task manager could not be launched nor would the computer shut down using a tap of the power button. About 30 seconds later the blue screen appeared. “
|DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error (bluescreen) on Windows 10
“I get the same thing, but with NVIDIA graphics card, dual monitors. Usually triggered by VMWare Workstation“
And another scenario:
“I ran into this multiple times after installing Win10 Technical Preview Enterprise upgrade to my Windows 7 laptop.
The system restarted after 15 – 20 minutes or so regardless of what I was running. I tried reviewing with SysInternal tools, but nothing obvious. I suspected drivers because historically that has been a BSOD root cause, and I saw a change to the video drivers, but I confirmed I was running the most current vendor drivers and looked elsewhere for the root cause.
I searched for the bugcheck (below), and saw several references to BSOD when the system went to sleep.
The bugcheck was: 0x00000133 (0x0000000000000001, 0x0000000000001e00, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000“
This is a know issue on Windows 10. Microsoft Insider team is working hard to fix the problem. For your information, here we have a temporary solution
to solve the issue: just disable the Shutdown settings (Turn on fast startup, Sleep, and Hibernate). This will resolve the BSOD issue.
Update October 17, 2016
With the reports from our Insiders, there’re many ways to fix this problem. You can find them in the comment section below for your specific case. You can also clarify your issue with as much information as possible, such as: PC model, build version, graphic device type… Our supporters will be right there to help you.