This is my first time posting on this forum. So here goes...
I noticed from using the "Reliability History" I noticed many crashes on the "WMI Provider Host". Looking at the details information it shows this:
Problem Event Name: BEX64
Application Name: wmiprvse.exe
Application Version: 6.2.9200.16398
Application Timestamp: 5033992e
Fault Module Name: CoreAgnt.dll_unloaded
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 58ecf841
Exception Offset: 000007fee8307e88
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 0000000000000008
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 2264
Additional Information 2: 2264db07e74365624c50317d7b856ae9
Additional Information 3: 3ef2
Additional Information 4: 3ef25dd6ab33f02f72717e629f8b08ab
All the crashes involved WMIprvse.exe and the CoreAgnt.dll. I noticed that the CoreAgnt.dll is part of the "Intel ProSet for the Device Manager". Ever since I've updated my one year old Ethernet driver, the crashes began.
The crashes only happen on startup or whenever you reboot the system. When the PC starts, there is no message pop-up indicating an error. Also when looking at the Network Adapter properties under Device Manager, it functions well with no issues while browsing the various settings.
I'm curious anyone else notice these crashes under Windows?
Hopefully Intel's software engineers would look into this. It never happened before from their previous drivers.
I have all the latest Windows 7 updates. I've also checked for virus using ESET NOD32 and found nothing.
Driver that's causing this issue is called:Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 7* version (184.108.40.206)
Here are my system specs:
Mobo: Asus Rampage 3 Extreme
CPU: Intel Core i7 930 @ 2.80Ghz (non-overclocked)
Memory: 12GB RAM
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming 4G
Sound Card: Sound Blaster Z
Ethernet: Intel 82567V-2 Gigabit Network (built-in from motherboard)
OS: Windows 7 64-bit SP1 Professional
Thank you for posting in Wired Ethernet Community.
You've mentioned this never happened on previous drivers, kindly help share the driver version and if you roll back to other version, does it make those crashes disappear?