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Getting random BSOD - minidump attached

Hi - im getting a BSOD randomly, sometimes right when it boots up, sometimes not - its repeatedly the same error - STOP 0x0000008e - atapi.sys - updated all of the drivers, didnt seem to help.I've attached 3 minidmp files - can anyone decipher?
Mini042111-01.dmp
Mini042111-02.dmp
Mini042111-03.dmp
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psychogrCommented:
This indicates that a kernel-mode program generated an exception which the error handler did not catch.
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: mpfilter.sys .


MpFilter.sys is a Filter System Driver designed as the AntiMalware Engine of MSE which is attached and dependent on the Filter Manager Driver (fltmgr.sys). Other AntiMalware and AntiVirus programs are now also designed to be dependent, attach or protect fltmgr.
There are also other drivers and services which are dependent to FLTMGR in Vista and W7:
1. UAC File Virtualization (luafv.sys)
2. Superfetch (SysMain Service)
3. ReadyBoost (EMDMgmt Service)


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psychogrCommented:
Any security software installed/uninstalled recently?
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hodgemAuthor Commented:
Yes, I did install the Microsoft Security Essentials yesterday, could this cause it?
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psychogrCommented:
Most probably yes. You could always uninstall MSE to test it out.

After testing it out you could re-download mse and try installing it again.
Make sure you have all available updates/patches for mse.
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Rob HutchinsonDesktop SupportCommented:
Checking the dump files, all three point to:
BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, b9f1571d, 96ea5748, 0}
Probably caused by : atapi.sys ( atapi+a71d )

What type of computer is this?
Can you remove the CD/DVD temporarily and see if the BSOD's go away?

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Rob HutchinsonDesktop SupportCommented:
this is interesting too, did a google search and saw this website which is saying that it might possibly be malware:
http://www.howtofixbluescreenofdeath.com/atapi-sys-blue-screen/
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Rob HutchinsonDesktop SupportCommented:
hmm, forget that last link:
check this page out:
is the Win update KB the same as the one you updated:
https://patrickwbarnes.com/blog/2010/02/microsoft-update-kb977165-triggering-widespread-bsod/
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Rob HutchinsonDesktop SupportCommented:
what happens if you uninstall this update:
Security Update for Windows XP (KB977165)
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