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HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop - 17-cd1002nia
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hello Everyone,


I have recently encounter an error on my pc and I need help to identify where is the source, it keep crashing some of my games on loading screen, I have Unreal Engine 4 Crash Reporter and it says:


"Unhandled Exception: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION reading address 0xffffffffffffffff" 


I don't know what cause this error but I have try update, check drivers and scan for missing software but none work.

My comp if needed:

Intel i5

Win10 (x64)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650


Thanks for your time.


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Hello @Edw_Adams 


Sorry to hear that you are having problems ... and I would like to help you.

(1) "Try to" update 

HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI Rev.A56.1 MBJun 30, 2021Download


(2) Shutdown ( No Sleep or Hibernate )


(3) Test your hardware Using the HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI)


( Component test <power> for power supply and battery is also included )

See how it works:



(4) Please report your results

(5) Then we decide how to proceed

This video shows how to test your HP computer hardware using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI. If you suspect that your computer has hardware issues, follow the steps in this video to isolate and identify them using the HP PC Diagnostics UEFI. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:18 Download and install
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Hello Ub6424,


I done all the step that you have said and also watch the video. I run the Symptom Test, System Test, and the Component Tests all passed with no failure...

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Ok, next steps ... 


(1) Update BIOS

HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors)

F.22 Rev.A23.9 MBJul 19, 2021Download

Why should you install the update ?


Quote: "

Updating the BIOS is recommended as standard maintenance of the computer. It can also help resolve the following issues:

  • An available BIOS update resolves a specific issue or improves computer performance.
  • The current BIOS does not support a hardware component or a Windows upgrade.
  • HP Support recommends installing a specific BIOS update.




(3) Install/Update

Intel Chipset Installation Utility and Driver

10.1.18412.8219 Rev.A1.0 MBNov 27, 2020Download

Intel Dynamic Tuning Driver

8.7.10200.12510 Rev.A7.1 MBNov 27, 2020Download

Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver 

2031.15.0.1743 Rev.A17.4 MBNov 27, 2020Download

Intel Serial IO Driver

30.100.2020.7 Rev.A1.2 MBNov 27, 2020Download

Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver - Comet Lake Rev.A21.8 MBNov 12, 2021Download



(5) Install/Update

NVIDIA High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver Rev.A727.7 MBNov 27, 2020Download

OMEN Gaming Hub SDK Package

1.0.57 Rev.A48.3 MBMay 4, 2022Download


(6Reboot and test again ... 

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