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Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!

Question: Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!

For the first time ever, I built a PC in late July. Since the first week of owning it, I have gotten the same BSOD once a month, at least. The BSOD's almost all occurred while gaming as well. I also have experienced 5-10 PC freezes, and I am at a loss. I have run Prime95 and Intel's diagnostic program, and the CPU has passed both fine. I have yet to run Memtest though, mostly because I am a bit fearful of stress testing and don't really know how long to do it for (surprised I even did any with my CPU) and just am worried that pushing it to it's max will shorten its life. I have not stressed tested my GPU, and figured it wasn't the problem as the GPU is at full load a lot of times during most days and these blue screens occur about once a month.

My hard drives seemed to cause a problem because of the frequent freezes. I also cannot put my PC to sleep, because it almost always freezes at the welcome screen when it wakes. I ran SeaTools diagnostics for my hard drive, but it froze my PC instantly. I have two of the same hard drive, but it only freezes at this moment when I have both hooked up. I cloned my main drive to my secondary drive and tried booting with each one hooked up individually. In both cases, I did not freeze when running SeaTools. Both drives also passed its diagnostic tests.

So, here I am, at a huge loss. I have tried several other forums, but people rarely answer and mostly just say to update drivers, which I have already done. I don't know what else I can do. I uploaded the crash dumps in case anyone wants to have a go at it, I really hope there is something I am missing. Thanks for your time and help.

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Preferred Solution: Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!

Hello and welcome Rayz mate the memtest would be a good run

MEMTEST

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105647-ram-test-memtest86.htmlthis one you will need to make a bootable disk set the BIOSto optical (or USB if preferred) boot the machine and let it run for at LEAST 8passes unless the errors come up straight away. Takes fair time to complete andsome leave it running overnight.


But first run these and delete any rubbish you find with the malware scans the ADW just run the Clean button when done.


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< DO NOT runon a SSD

http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

download from bleeping computer

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Hi All,

I usually get this BSOD at startup, but a press of the reset button usually allows me to start normally and run the system for most of the day. The most aggravating part of this BSOD is it doesn't give me a clue as to what may be failing.

Anyone have any ideas as to what may be the culprit? I just ran the WD disk diagnostics on my 3 hard drives and they show no problems. Am I looking at a possibly dying PSU? Any programs out there that will monitor my startup and possibly point to the problem? Thanks for the help!!
 

Answer:BSOD, Hardware Failure

dont know of any such program

i would suggest (if u're comfortable with it) disconnecting each device one by one and booting up to see which one (if any will result in no blue screen)

for example, take out the sound card, then the net/modem, then the second/third hd etc

each time u tvke a device out boot to see if the error goes away

maybe check the log in event viewer for any kind of detailed message
 

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I built my computer from scratch so I could finally have a worthy computer for video gaming and it worked fine for two months, no problems whatsoever. But now all of a sudden I'm making BSOD errors anytime I browse the internet or play video games. (Doesn't happen during idle) And I have no idea how to interpret dump files in the least. Wondering if I could get some help on this one so I can get back to how my computer was.

The error code I've been having is 0x124 and I'm attaching a few dump files.
 

Answer:BSOD hardware failure

Have you recently downloaded software or installed new hardware?
 

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Hello to all.I have got a problem with my computer.In november I cleaned it and I accidentally put an usb port in the mobo upside down,and since this my computer started to gave me lots of bsod.

Trying to fix this problem I have analyzed the crash dumps with windbg,and always said VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT.
I don't know what component is failing,but since the 1 of this month I have installed a linux distro,and sometimes freeze.Seeing to the syslog (Something like Event Viewer,for who doesn't know very well linux),I have seen that in every crash,the nouveau driver (nvidia open source driver for linux) is involved,so I think is the Graphics Card.I have seen some Nvidia drivers bsod in WinDbg.

Another thing to say is that chrome sometimes says "Something was wrong while displaying this page..." and also sometimes the screen goes black some seconds and say after "The Window Manager has unexceptedly closed"

Here are some minidumps,If you want I will upload the latest MEMORY.DMP,that is dated yesterday,but it occupy about 800MB

https://mega.co.nz/#!0UcXHTgQ!a3YIXx...1cELEF5sgWqKG4

Answer:Help with bsod,think It's a hardware failure

Hi ercarlitosg.

In order to be certain about a hardware error, post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions. Because we need to see some things about your storage environment, and the display environment.

Is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy. Alternatively, you can publish a Speccy snapshot too: Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .
The computer seems to be aged ... 4/5 years more or less. Having the latest available BIOS (v 1106) installed. So some restrictions in troubleshooting is already imposed there.

If you have a GPU below 700 series, Install the NVIDIA DRIVERS 314.22WHQL only.
Uninstall All nvidia items in Control Panel > Programs and features3D Vision Control Driver
3D Vision Driver
Graphics Driver
HD Audio Driver
PhysX
nvidia Update
(Are you using nvidia chipset drivers? If so, dont uninstall anything other than those are listed).
Now follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
Download 314.22 WHQL. While installing, Select Custom (Advanced) install. In the next page, follow this settings:
Also, follow it: How to Uninstall WinDriver - Jungo Connectivity Ltd

Let us know the results, obviously following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Hi

I have had 3 BSOD's in the last 24 hrs due to a hardware related issue and have no idea of the cause.

Required dump files attached.



Regards
UKMedia

Answer:BSOD - Hardware Failure

Sorry had problems attaching other file.

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Hello,

I need some help for a problem that I have with my computer. Quite often, I encounter the BSOD and I don't know why. It happens about 4 times a month and it says that it is due to a hardware failure. I noticed that it happens most of the time after I woke the computer awake from sleep, but not immediately after (maybe 10-15 minutes later). That's pretty much what I know from my BSOD problem, so if you have any specific question I will be glad to help you help me.

Thank you for your help,
Roman.

Answer:Random BSOD due to hardware failure

Looking at your files it is very apparent that an Asus charger driver is at fault here as all your crashes point to the same driver as being the problem:


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8008b37060, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa800779fb80}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AiCharger.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for AiCharger.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for AiCharger.sys
Probably caused by : usbhub.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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Driver Reference Table - AiCharger.sys

This driver is a know causer of BSODs, you can try updating the driver from here: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P6T

if that does not work remove the driver entirely by navigating to: C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\
then searching for AIcharger.sys and deleting it. you may be prompted with a UAC prompt to complete this action.

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Hi,
Ive just built my new PC, had it up and running for 2 days working perfectly until my BD drive broke but that hopefully isnt the problem im here for. Im now getting BSOD (unexpected hardware failure) every 30 mins or so (yes i have uninstalled and removed the BD drive). I installed Win 7 Home Premium first to be able to use my upgrade disk to Win 7 Pro.
What Ive tried so far:

-System Restore
-Boot Win 7 Disk and repair tools + memory check
-HDD check program returned no errors
-(when i get my new BD drive back from ebuyer i will run memtest from bootable cd)
- Various Hardware tools and windows repair tools
Here are my dump and system files as from the section sticky: Attachment 162826

and here is the minidump files: Attachment 162922

System Details:

i7 2600k
GeForce GTX 580
WD 1TB HDD
2*2GB Corsair DDR3 @ 1886MHz
ASROCK Extreme 4 Motherboard
Cosair 750W PSU

Windows 7 Profesional 64 bit

PS: It seems to happen when doing power hungry operations i.e. playing games/installing games

Any help appreciated ty

Answer:BSOD Unexpected Hardware Failure, Please help

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jimimick


Hi,
Ive just built my new PC, had it up and running for 2 days working perfectly until my BD drive broke but that hopefully isnt the problem im here for. Im now getting BSOD (unexpected hardware failure) every 30 mins or so (yes i have uninstalled and removed the BD drive). I installed Win 7 Home Premium first to be able to use my upgrade disk to Win 7 Pro.
What Ive tried so far:

-System Restore
-Boot Win 7 Disk and repair tools + memory check
-HDD check program returned no errors
-(when i get my new BD drive back from ebuyer i will run memtest from bootable cd)
- Various Hardware tools and windows repair tools
Here are my dump and system files as from the section sticky: Attachment 162826

System Details:

i7 2600k
GeForce GTX 580
WD 1TB HDD
2*2GB Corsair DDR3 @ 1886MHz
ASROCK Extreme 4 Motherboard
Cosair 750W PSU

Windows 7 Profesional 64 bit

PS: It seems to happen when doing power hungry operations i.e. playing games/installing games

Any help appreciated ty




To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box... Read more

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I just recently re-installed win 7 on my computer and had no problems up until about a week ago and now I get BSOD periodically. They usually happedn when I'm watching video, but ,again, sometimes when I'm just doing basic tasks. I have attached the dump files per thread. Next time it happens I will also put up the error codes that I receive. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Basic info:
win 7 32 bit professional, retail version
originally vista machine
about a 4 year old hp machine with a fresh (about 2 weeks old) installation.

Again thanks for any help in advance.

Answer:BSOD- unexpected hardware failure

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .





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A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress


Some generic advice.

If you are overclocking STOP.
Return to the default settings at least for now.
If you are running a RAID update its driver.

You can read more on this error and what to try here...
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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Hey guys, I'm having problems with my month old Qosmio X505-Q830.

Specs:
Intel i7-720QM
4GB DDR3 1066
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
GeForce GTS 250M - running 187.23 (I tried the new ones, but have since uninstalled/safe mode/driver sweeper/reinstalled stock ones provided by toshiba)
DirectX 11

Okay, so I've been getting these pesky BSOD's for a few weeks now. (Practically since I got the thing out of the box, I think it ran okay for a week or two before this started happening)
The stop error is 7C and it lists nvlddmkm.sys as the problem file. (I've looked at a couple of the stop errors as well as looked at the minidumps with windbg, all the stop errors are pointing at this file)

This happens while I'm playing games, this happens when I have it idling overnight, pretty much whenever it feels like it as far as I can tell.

So far, I have made sure to run windows update, I tried installing the latest nvidia drivers from their site (since toshiba only has the 187.23 that I listed above) that didn't fix the problem so I reset it to the older version by uninstalling the Nvidia display driver from the control panel. Restarting in safe mode and removing nvidia display drivers with driver sweeper, restarting and reinstalling the driver.

I have consulted every single forum I can find, and the following solutions I have found:

1. When Vista came out, apparently there was a similar issue. The issue was solved by waiting for nvidia to come out with a... Read more

Answer:GTS250M - BSOD - Hardware Failure or Bad Driver?

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The evening of Wednesday 6th July I was playing World of Warcraft on my Windows XP Home Edition laptop when the graphics froze, the sound glitched, then I got a BSOD for about half a second before the screen went black.

I rebooted but got another BSOD. I restarted the computer again, got to the login screen, typed the first character of my password and the screen went black. Over the next few attempts I determined that generally using the mouse was ok, but sometimes the screen hung. Attempting to type in my password invariably resulted in either a hang or the screen going black.

The following morning, once the laptop had cooled down I was able to log in. I shut the lid and left it. That evening I was able to log on and played World of Warcraft very briefly without trouble.

This morning I logged on and had been playing World of Warcraft for perhaps 10 minutes when I got another BSOD. Same routine as before.

I left the computer for a few hours, then logged on without trouble, downloaded the tools to capture system issues as listed at World of Warcraft crash destroyed operating system. While running the tool I noticed it reporting two mini-dumps and when I checked them they were both from the Wednesday night. None from a few hours before.

While the tool was still running, I got another BSOD.

Where do I go from here? I can't get the tool to run to completion without getting a BSOD. I may be able to get the minidumps off the computer and separately extract other information ... Read more

Answer:BSOD on Windows XP - possibly hardware failure

You could test the hard drive yourself, that would be a good starting point.
You'll need to download the ISO CD-image from the drive maker's website, create a CD from that ISO file, then boot your laptop from it and run the test.

First determine what brand the drive is, then download the appropriate ISO file from the manufacturer. The links are at the top of this page: Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

PS: Don't download the Windows version of the testing software because that will be of no use to you if Windows is currently unstable or won't run properly.
You need to download the version for DOS which is supplied as an ISO file.

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Hi
Keep getting BSOD with same cause intermittently. Bluescreenview says its caused by hal.dll+3957e.
Attached are minidump and diag files.
Thx
Tom

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Hey there,

Ive been having blue screens for quite a while now and been trying to fix them myself but Ive decided it might be easier with some assistance.

Ive ran memtest86+ for a whole day and found no errors.
I ran prime95 and furmark for a couple of hours with no errors.

Ive also tried using Driver Verifier a long while back and removed any drivers that i saw causing problems but it still persisted. I was going to try Driver Verifier again but while i do that i thought it'd be wise to see if anyone can see something obvious or offer some assistance.

My debug file is attached.
[Removed]

Thanks.

Answer:Windows 10 BSOD's - Driver problem or Hardware failure?

Diagnostics Test

 HDD TEST

Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums
Run following tests
Short Drive Self TestShort genericLong generic
If the short generic fails, no need for the long generic.

   Note
Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.

Run chkdsk
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums

Run HDTune to
scan for errors, no quick scan but full scancheck the health,benchmark.
It may take some time, but please take the time you need to perform it properly.
Let me know what the results are
of the error scan,make a screenshot of the health of every hard drive and post the screenshots,post screenshots with the benchmark of the
transfer rate,access time,burst rate,cpu usage.

Code:
2: kd> k
Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
ffffd001`c90f6788 fffff800`e917ca67 nt!RtlSplay+0x90
ffffd001`c90f6790 fffff800`e90b5e56 NTFS!NtfsFullDeleteLcb+0x47
ffffd001`c90f67c0 fffff800`e917cd1c NTFS!NtfsTeardownFromLcb+0x146
ffffd001`c90f6860 fffff800`e90aca80 NTFS!NtfsTeardownStructures+0xdc
ffffd001`c90f68e0 fffff800`e9164b5b NTFS!NtfsDecrementCloseCounts+0xd0
ffffd001`c90f6920 fffff800`e91a0182 NTFS!NtfsCommonClose+0x40b
ffffd001`c90f69f0 fffff802`7c4616a9 NTFS!NtfsFspCloseInternal+0x1a6
ffffd001`c90f6b80 fffff802`7c4f35a5 nt!ExpWorkerThread+0xe9
ffffd001`c90f6c10 fffff802`7c557626 nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x41
ffffd001`c90f6c60 00000000`00000000 nt!Ki... Read more

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Hey there,

Ive been having blue screens for quite a while now and been trying to fix them myself but Ive decided it might be easier with some assistance.

Ive ran memtest86+ for a whole day and found no errors.
I ran prime95 and furmark for a couple of hours with no errors.

Ive also tried using Driver Verifier a long while back and removed any drivers that i saw causing problems but it still persisted. I was going to try Driver Verifier again but while i do that i thought it'd be wise to see if anyone can see something obvious or offer some assistance.

My debug file is attached.
[Removed]

Thanks.

Answer:Windows 10 BSOD's - Driver problem or Hardware failure?

Diagnostics Test

 HDD TEST

Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums
Run following tests
Short Drive Self TestShort genericLong generic
If the short generic fails, no need for the long generic.

   Note
Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.

Run chkdsk
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums

Run HDTune to
scan for errors, no quick scan but full scancheck the health,benchmark.
It may take some time, but please take the time you need to perform it properly.
Let me know what the results are
of the error scan,make a screenshot of the health of every hard drive and post the screenshots,post screenshots with the benchmark of the
transfer rate,access time,burst rate,cpu usage.

Code:
2: kd> k
Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
ffffd001`c90f6788 fffff800`e917ca67 nt!RtlSplay+0x90
ffffd001`c90f6790 fffff800`e90b5e56 NTFS!NtfsFullDeleteLcb+0x47
ffffd001`c90f67c0 fffff800`e917cd1c NTFS!NtfsTeardownFromLcb+0x146
ffffd001`c90f6860 fffff800`e90aca80 NTFS!NtfsTeardownStructures+0xdc
ffffd001`c90f68e0 fffff800`e9164b5b NTFS!NtfsDecrementCloseCounts+0xd0
ffffd001`c90f6920 fffff800`e91a0182 NTFS!NtfsCommonClose+0x40b
ffffd001`c90f69f0 fffff802`7c4616a9 NTFS!NtfsFspCloseInternal+0x1a6
ffffd001`c90f6b80 fffff802`7c4f35a5 nt!ExpWorkerThread+0xe9
ffffd001`c90f6c10 fffff802`7c557626 nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x41
ffffd001`c90f6c60 00000000`00000000 nt!Ki... Read more

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Hello.

On occasion, over the past 5 days my Windows 2000-Win2k machine has had some wierd output on the screen when it boots up. It looks like bad Satelight reception. This happens before Win2k boots up so I know it is not a OS thing (also because I did a system wipe).

The only other time this happend to me was when I got my Win98 machine and had to send it back. The Win98 box had a intergrated AGP (built into motherboard) card so I had to send the entire thing! I tried my screen on my Win98 machine with the monitor and it works fine every time.

My system is new. The parts were sitting around for a long while, but they we not removed from the boxes (a few times, but that was over 4 months ago).

What could be the possible problem(s)? I don't have much money to work with so what should I do?

Help.

TY
 

Answer:Possible hardware failure-screen?mobo?-videocard?-Help please+hardware failure?!

You might try re-seating your video card. AGP cards tend to be a bit tricky; even a small point of non-contact can create havoc. If you have access to another video card, you can try swapping video cards and see if the problem goes away. I suppose cable connections are also a possibility, although I have never seen the symptoms you describe with a loose cable.

Are you able to boot into Windoze (sorry, I couldn't tell for sure from your post)? If so, any video-related problems there?

Hope this helps.
 

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Hi all,
Over the past months I have encountered a BSOD roughly every month and I want to get rid of it. The BSOD happens at random (at least as far as I know), not with specific tasks.

This morning I started looking for the error and found that turning verifier ON might help in identification. I did this and rebooted a couple of times, every time with the same BSOD occuring during the boot stating something about dne64x.sys

I've turned verifier OFF again (otherwise I wouldn't be typing this).

I have attached all the data to my post. Could someone have a look and, hopefully, tell me what is wrong and how to fix it?!

Thanks!

Michiel
System specs:
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Windows 7 Professional x64 full retail version
+/- 8 months old system, OS age is the same

Answer:+/- monthly BSOD & boottime BSOD with verifier on

The purpose of Driver Verifier is to generate BSOD's - but it's only useful as a troubleshooting tool when looking for solutions to specific issues (issues that the tool checks for). Please leave it off unless we suggest that you run it in a specific way.

perfmon /report shows your Cisco VPN adapter as being disabled. Please reenable it and uninstall it. Should you want to keep this device, feel free to reinstall it after the system is made stable again. Additionally, since Driver Verifier blames it (the dne64x.sys driver) - and it dates from 2008, it's most likely the cause of your problems.

We've seen a number of BSOD issues with SSD's. Here's the information that I've compiled so far:





Quote:
There's not a whole bunch available to test SSD's. The "easiest" test is to remove the SSD, install a platter-based hard drive, install Windows and test for stability that way.

Here's some suggestions:
- Update the SSD's firmware to the latest available version (VERY IMPORTANT!!!)
- Update the motherboard controllers drivers to the latest available version from the controller manufacturer (NOT the mobo manufacturer unless you can't find any on the controller manufacturer's website)
- Slow the memory (RAM) down to the next slower speed (I've only seen one person who claimed that this worked for them).
- Use any manufacturer's utilities that you may have. If you don't have any, then try this free one (I haven't used it myself): Crystal Dew World... Read more

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Every month or so it seems that a BSOD ups and grabs me. I have used BlueScreenView to try to get some idea of what is going on. It seems to indicate that ntoskrnl.exe is the main offender, but I am unsure what to do to correct the problem. I have uploaded a zip file per instructions named 'duchenow.zip'. Hope someone can help. Many Thanks

Answer:Monthly BSOD pointing to ntoskrnl.exe

Welcome to SevenForums.


Code:
Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public
Start Menu\Programs\AVG PC Tuneup 2011 Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG PC Tuneup 2011 Public
Start Menu\Programs\AVG PC Tuneup 2011\Utilities Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG PC Tuneup 2011\Utilities Public
AVG contributes in BSOD-s. Please uninstall for testing purpose.AVG | Download tools and utilities
Please remove

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Start Menu\Programs\Prevx 3.0 Public:Start Menu\Programs\Prevx 3.0 Public
Uninstall using the free version of Revo uninstaller in advance mode to delete registry entries. Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems
You shouldn't be running two antivirus software: is it bad to run multiple antivirus programs? - BleepingComputer.com

Microsoft Security Essentials.

Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Good and Free system security combination




   Warning
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check to check the integrity of all protected Windows 7 :Click on the start
Type CMD o... Read more

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Hello,

I have had this about 3 times now in the space of 4 months (I think) as I don't know what is casing the problem and don't know how to execute the problem. I will attach the dump files to this thread and in hope of someone being able to help me with this would be great.

Thanks.

Ryan

Answer:BSOD's occurring monthly (can someone help by reading this)

Ryan I am reasonably new at looking at dump files but form what I see I get the impression something is amiss with the GPU driver so have you updated it recently?
If not try to do so.
GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - ATI - PCI Express Solution - Radeon? R9 200 series - GV-R927XOC-2GD

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Hi

I've been having monthly BSODs for around a year; they're now becoming monthly.

It often happens around 5 minutes after start up. My computer is becoming slower and slower...

I have attached the .zip file.

Thanks for any help

GW

Answer:Monthly BSOD becoming Weekly; often after start up.

Avast seems to be causing problems. Please uninstall Avast and install Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes.

http://www.windows.microsoft.com/en-...tials-download

Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80003b5f990, fffff88002d1d130, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.SYS
Probably caused by : aswSnx.SYS ( aswSnx+2c31a )

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Hey Guys. I could really use some help with an issue I've been experiencing. It's a bit of a long story so bare with me and I'll try sum it up as best as I can.

I custom built my computer almost six months ago now. Here are some basic specs:

Windows 7 Home Proffesional 64 bit,

Cpu: I7 2600K
Motherboard:Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4
Graphics card: MSI GTX580
Two Hard drives, Windows is installed on a Cosair Force series solid state drive (the red one)
Cosair ATX 850 PS

I had the store I bought the parts from build it. Now, when I got it home there were issues right away, constant BSOD's. I brought it in, they figured it was a compatibility issue and fixed it. Great, however since then, about once a month, I'll recieve what seems to be a random blue screen of death. Normally, it will always fail to create a dump file, however, finally in march, it did create one which I've attached amongst all the info you guys requested.

Basically, I'll be surfing the internet, playing a game, doing whatever, and all of a sudden everything will just start to freeze up. It'll stay frozen for a good minute before finally BSOD'ing.

My event viewer has a whole bunch of weird errors, however, I check before every crash, and there's not one thing that happens right before it. It's inconstant that way.

I'm hoping you guys can help, as, over the last few days it's BSOD'd twice. Which would seem to be it's increasing in the rate this is happening.

Thanks a lot!

*edit*

forgot to mention

bsod 0x000... Read more

Answer:Had a Custom Built PC-Monthly BSOD, is now turning more frequently.

you ever check the RAM for Instability ?

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Hello all, I would first like to say hi and thank you for your time in reading my post (first time here ^^)  Anyway, a friend of mine called me with a computer problem and instead of going through the whole story, this is the background I got from him.-His computer first stopped booting windows: it would open to the desktop but then fail to load anything else: icons, start menu, taskbar, etc.  He would be forced to restart the computer.-When he went to reinstall windows, he put the windows XP CD in the drive, set book priority to CD-ROM, disabled all other boot devices.  Turned on the computer with the CD in the drive and recieved the legendary NTLDR error, ctr+alt+delete and all that silliness.-He unplugged the 2nd CD drive, thinking the computer was trying to boot from a drive that didn't have the CD drive in it.  After that, the computer wouldn't boot further than the logo screen and "press del to enter bios settings"So he plugged it back in, got the same error, and then tried putting the XP CD in the other CD drive and got it to boot up to the point where it loaded some microsoft setup files but crashed after saying "error loading <some long string of letters and numbers that he read over the phone>.exe setup cannot continue".This seems to me a hardware problem more than anything, if it was a bad windows CD it would get further than the bios, right?The computer is ~4 years old:Pentium 4 3.01 gb RAM[Windows XP]ATA/IDE... Read more

Answer:Combo problem (+10 pts!) NTLDR + windows failure, possible hardware failure?

Did you go through this: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000465.htm?

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My computer has been recently crashing alot, it kept saying the message about Bios or something close to that, I was quite sure, since the bios message kept changing over and over. I had thought that my hard drive had fail on me, so i went out to buy a new hardrive and reformatted everything, but then it happen again, at first i came to the conclusion it was my hardrive again, but when i tried take a different hardrive with another Os, it turn out to be the computer. Also when i took the new hardrive that had been reformatted, try to put it as a secondary slave on another computer, it would not boot up at all. So both my computer and my hardrive wont load at all, a bios message keeps appearing up. What can i do to fix this problem? I dont have a slight clue what to do first, i called up a friend who knew some computer, he told to reset the bios, listening to instruction I still i have some trouble on what to do.Product keyBWP4F-WDGT4-8RR2R-QTP4W-KXT6G

Answer:Dimension 2350 Hardware Failure or Hardrive failure

i need to know what the bios message says.
when you boot up your pc, at the dell logo press F12 to enter startup menu. Select boot to utility partition. The do a diagnostic on the whole pc.
PS I CANNOT HELP YOU UNLESS YOU TELL ME WHAT THE MESSAGE SAYS! :smileywink:
dimension 2350 - intel celeron 2.20ghz 30gb hd 512mb of ram
dimension 2400- intel celeron 2.60ghz 80gb hd 512mb of ram

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Here is my issue...
My computer is about 2 years old got it because it was supposed to be awesome for gaming. For the past month now its just been randomly shutting down....or i should say it is randomly shutting off, completely. No warning no shut down procedure just straight to the always scarey blue screen of death. All thats left on is the power button light on the front of the tower, no green power light on the back of the case. Ive taken it up with verizon since i have their security suite and according to them it is not spyware or a virus. At first I thought it was over heating so i cracked the case and gave a little help with a regular household fan on a low setting giving it a bit more air flow, but even with that i figure couldnt be overheating because at times it will shut down minutes after powerup.Could it really just be that it needs a good cleaning physically? Or am I going to have to shell out money for a new power supply? How can I diagnose the power supply of that is the issue? Ive rolled it back to a restore point and so far its run ok for ten minutes. Any ideas? What could be the problem? Hardware, software, spyware? Any help is seriously appreciated.
 

Answer:Hardware, software, syware..... no idea

Well, clearly, one of the steps here is to clean out all the dust, expecially in the processor and video card heatsinks. Also, while you're in there, reseat ALL the cables, expansion cards, etc.

Next, I'd give it a memory test, at least a couple of hours on one of these. Any failures are a problem, these should run error-free for as long as you let them run.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic

MEMtest86
 

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I am a newb to a lot of things as far as pcs go. A buddy of mine linked me to this forum and I'm hoping one of you guys may know whats going on here.



The drive this is speaking of is an external hard drive. That kind of threw me off becuase I think this has something to do wtih windows registry but windows is installed on my C drive. Any ideas of whats going on and how to fix it? Id really appriciate the help thanks a lot

Answer:Explorer.exe failure I have no idea whts going on please help

So *have* you run the Chkdsk utility? What did *it* tell you?

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I am a newb to a lot of things as far as pcs go. A buddy of mine linked me to this forum and I'm hoping one of you guys may know whats going on here.



The drive this is speaking of is an external hard drive. That kind of threw me off becuase I think this has something to do wtih windows registry but windows is installed on my C drive. Any ideas of whats going on and how to fix it? Id really appriciate the help thanks a lot

Answer:Explorer.exe failure I have no idea what it means please help

Quote:





Originally Posted by Big_Kev1983


I am a newb to a lot of things as far as pcs go. A buddy of mine linked me to this forum and I'm hoping one of you guys may know whats going on here.



The drive this is speaking of is an external hard drive. That kind of threw me off becuase I think this has something to do wtih windows registry but windows is installed on my C drive. Any ideas of whats going on and how to fix it? Id really appriciate the help thanks a lot




In run type chkdsk.exe

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So, I upgraded some hardware x3 720 BE, asrock extreme 3 mobo, kingston hyper x, hopefully a GTX 550 ti or somthing similar soon And of course with no warning that I ever saw Vista locked me out of windows.

Is there some way to get my cd key with something like winkeyfinder (I tried but it wont recognize my thumb drive)

Any help appreciated.
 

Answer:Hardware upgrad Vista needs revalidation, no idea where my key is

HardCopy said:


Can I get a cookie?Click to expand...

You're still using Vista, and want a cookie?
 

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Hello
Already 16 days over still no mails..no laptop..i payed money but No working laptop..what is this.its not fair...why you people selling used laptops?? i raised a complaint after 2 days of purchasing..and i submitted service report given by lenovo technical engineer..i need my money back or else i want new working laptop. thatsit.please understand it..we paid money value of it.many times i called to customer care,no use,no proper support.anyone help me please
 
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Hello everyone. I'm new here and this will be my first post on here. I'm sorry if I have started this post in a wrong thread. I'm unsure of where it should go. Anyways, I'm not a tech expert so that's why I here. I will try my best to describe my problem tho.

First of all, I have been having this problem since last week. The problem is that it just auto shut down on me without any warning.

I thought it was because its overheating/the cpu reached it limits hence why it auto shut, but thats probably not the case.

And since that happened I just thought to myself that I should just reinstall windows. Haha. I thought that would solve my problem. But it didn't.

This crash problem occured when I opened game. I also realised that it happen as well when I browse the internet using firefox. Like after I opened it for a few minutes it then shut down.

However, if I'm not opening anything else and just at the desktop and only transferring files for hours, the crash never happen unlike after I rebooted, went to firefox, then googling stuff and then poof, it crashed. I also checked the cpu too, but its not overworking itself. Its just chilling.... Oh, and I checked it from task manager.

I already tried uninstalling the nvidia drivers and went to surf the internet afterward. No crashes at all. I could watch youtube as well without having it crash on me. But when I reinstalled the driver back. It happened again.

So... I don't know really wha... Read more

Answer:I have no idea where this should go... Edit: This should go to hardware but I dunno how to move it.

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I plan to build a system with an Intel Core 2 E6600 with a NVidia 8800 GTX and was wondering if there is any big problem with running my copy of Windows 2000 Professional I already have. I still use it with my 3Ghz Pentium 4 and it's been perfect for me.

If it's not wise to run Windows 2000 on this new hardware is it better to get Windows 2003 64-bit or Windows XP 64-bit and why? I pretty much use my computer to play games like Half Life 2, Flight Simulator 2004, Doom 3 and to watch movies and look at pr0n.
 

Answer:Windows 2000 on new hardware, is it a good idea?

FM 3370 said:


I plan to build a system with an Intel Core 2 E6600 with a NVidia 8800 GTX and was wondering if there is any big problem with running my copy of Windows 2000 Professional I already have. I still use it with my 3Ghz Pentium 4 and it's been perfect for me.

If it's not wise to run Windows 2000 on this new hardware is it better to get Windows 2003 64-bit or Windows XP 64-bit and why? I pretty much use my computer to play games like Half Life 2, Flight Simulator 2004, Doom 3 and to watch movies and look at pr0n.Click to expand...

Boy that pr0n is gonna look great with that 8800GTX. </heavy_heavy_sarcasm>

2K had it's time in the sun, now it's past. Get XP SP2 on there and you'll be fine. As most others will tell you, with any 64 bit OS you're going to encounter issues with gaming and drivers. I personally don't have any issues at all on this Core 2 Duo running at 1.66 GHz and using Intel GMA950 onboard graphics, so that monster you're going to build would absolutely scream with XP or Vista for most intents and purposes.

But sticking with 2K at this stage in the "game" of Windows and computer hardware would be like putting racing stripes and a Recaro seat on a Segway...
 

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The USB ports cycle on and off thus disabling the mouse and other USB devices.  Any thoughts on how to fix would be welcome.

Answer:USB power failure in my K210 Idea Center

Uninstall all USB drivers from the Device Manager and restart the system to get it install.
 
Install chipset driver.
 
If you have ATI Chipset then install it from the mentioned below web link.
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_1920.html
 
If you have Intel Chipset then install it from the mentioned below web link.
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_1922.html
 
Also, update the BIOS and check if it resolves the issue.
BIOS update is available for Windows Vista and Xp (32bit)
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_1015.html
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj
 

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I am using Idea Pad S10-3s, and same as most of the user, I want the computer to play 1080 movie smoothly, so I bought a Broadcom crystal HD BCM 70012.  However, after installed in the netbook in the PCI-e slot, it cannot detect the decoder.  Can anyone have any workable suggestion? I know that there is a thread for S10-3t here (http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-S-series-Netbooks/Broadcom-Crystal-HD-BCM970012-any-success-with...), but it is too difficult for me to update the bios.  Besides, I am not sure if 3s and 3t has any difference and therefore I am not dare to update it.  Is there any easiler method or alternative products that can have the same fuction and easiler installation? Thank you very much.

Answer:Broadcom crystal HD BCM 70012 - Idea Pad S10-3s cannot find the new hardware. Help!!

It does not work with the S10-3.

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Hi, I am from India. I am eager to buy  K220-Idea center K5358 3FQ with 22" LCD MONITOR. Anybody here can give following details as it is required before going for purchase: 1.Which Motherboard is used in this PC? Howmany RAM slots are there? Up to what capacity I can install RAM in future?Does it have HDMI port? 2. Is Hard disk supplied is SATA_2 standard? 3.Does DVD writer supplied is on SATA interface? 4.22" Monitor supports which resolution?Does it have HDMI In? 5.Does this system supports WINDOWS 7?  On the Driver Download page there is no drivers for Windows7 provided by Lenova company. From where I can get it? Please answer my que so I can PURCHASE 2 PC. THANKS!     

Answer:K220-Idea center K5358 3FQ Specifications of Hardware used in

Welcome to the forums The system has drivers available for windows vista,If you want to run windows 7 you can wait untill its released in october and check again.

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When I am trying to set up my computer to get TV from my set top box the computer identifies my signal and shows a small picture of the live TV.  When I click on next I get a message - IR Hardware not detected.  Can someone please tell me to what this refers?  My wireless remote works and the set top box has an IR cable that is only a few feet away.  My TV remote picks it up easily.  Is there more hardware that needs to be bought for the TV to work with this computer? Thanks, David

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I have recently purchased the B310.  Within a week the DVD drive completely disappeared.  Used the Microsoft fix Mats_Run.dvd.exe which always says "no optical drive detected".  If I shutdown and restart, the drive is usually seen but will disappear again, usually after doing another task on the computer.  The machine has been returned to supplier for a complete system clean reinstall but after a week, the problem has returned.  When visible, the details are as follows: Slimtype DVDADS8A4SDevice type:        DVD/CD-Rom drivesManufacturer:     (Standard CD-ROM drives)Location:             Location 0(channel1. Target0. Lun0)Driver version:    6.1.7601.17514 File Details:Driver Files:         C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\cdrom.sysFile version:         6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm090713-1255) I have Googled the problem and it seems to be a common one!  Please, can anyone help and give advice how to solve this exasperating problem!!!













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Answer:Idea Centre B310 Failure to find DVD drive

hey formulaoz,i would suggest getting in contact with the service center as I do believe that your B310 is still under warranty.http://www.lenovo.com/contact/uk/en/





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I Have The Z510 Idea Pad And I Keep Getting A Blue Screen With The FollowingDRIVE POWER STATE FAILURE, Then It Reboots. I've Called Lenovo And There No Help Mostly Cause I Get Connected To An Idiot. Please Help Anyone That Can Assit With A Power Drive Failure. Im hoping this is a minor issue, This Laptop Is Only 4 Month's Old. Thank You Shaun 

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My laptop was working wonderful when I noticed a barely visible vertical line appear in the background off an on.  Within about a week, the entired screen developed both horizontal and vertical lines that cover the entire screen off and on.  The screen now mostly remains blurred with a few seconds of the regular screen off and on.  The screen still responds to touch and works fine when attached to another screen.  There is no damage to the laptop?  
 
Geek Squad believes the graphic card is bad.  I bought this comuter 02/19/2015 and this issue began 06/10/16.  Just a few months out of warranty.  I am waiting to see what Lenovo can do for me now if anything.  I was told that Lenovo computers are amongst the best and I may have purchased a lemon.  
 
This is the response from Lenovo regarding their customer service:  
 
Hello Mitchell,We have reviewed your case that is tied to machine with serial # *****. We are showing that this machine went out of warranty on 2/19/2016. Since this machine is more than a few months out of warranty there is nothing that Lenovo can do at this time. As we must have a definite time when machine can no longer be covered by warranty. So Lenovo shall not be taken any action at this time and this cas shall be closed out without further action.HalbertCase Manager,Lenovo Customer CareNorth Americaref:_00D30V2Wu._50014zDIRd:ref
 
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I've been kickin around the idea of making a website and I want to host it at my house. I don't expect many hits realistically, I can't see their being more than 10-30 hits a day at it's peak. I'm not too concerned about bandwidth and upload speed. It's not going to be more than 1-3 pages with mostly text with some pictures, so I won't be hosting any downloads.

Do any of you host websites at your house? What are the major security concerns? I plan on using Ubuntu 9.04 for it. This is the hardware I was thinking of using, I didn't think it needed to be that powerful and I wanted it to use the least amount of energy possible since it'd be 24/7.

Newegg.com - Winsis Wi-01 Black SGCC &#47; ABS Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case 200W Power Supply - Computer Cases
Newegg.com - Intel BOXD945GCLF Intel Atom processor 230 Intel 945GC Mini ITX Motherboard&#47;CPU Combo - Motherboard / CPU / VGA Combo
Newegg.com - Crucial 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 &#40;PC2 5300&#41; Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
Newegg.com - Seagate ST9120817AS 120GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache 2.5&#34; SATA 3.0Gb&#47;s Internal Notebook Hard Drive - Laptop Hard Drives
Newegg.com - Sony Optiarc Black 8X DVD-ROM 24X CD-R 24X CD-RW 24X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA Slim Combo - CD / DVD Burners

I would assume an Atom would be sufficient.

Answer:Hosting a website at your house. Good/Bad idea? Hardware questions as well.

really to host a website it isn't difficult at all, grab a good copy of ubuntu server edition and apache. the only thing that really limits you is bandwidth. Also if you don't plan on getting many hits then hardware is a minimum. The atom processor would do just fine in that case, but if you ever got a lot more traffic then it might become a problem.

I used to host a website from my house on a modded xbox...worked fantastically.

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Hi, yesterday I had an issue with my laptop because I couldn?t connect and detect any Wi-fi network, the Bluetooth device was unavailable too, The network icon just showed available a Ethernet connection but I did not had cable so, I couldn't connect to the internet and I was looking a way to "turn on" the network adapter but I couldn't and I gave up.I download a report from the networks config and it showed the status for the Wi-fi & Bluetooth device as: DOES NOT EXIST (Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Wireless Network Adapter and Bluetooth Device) Today I turned on my laptop and the Wi-fi was available again, I checked immediately the Lenovo Solution Center App in the section "Instantanea" to compare the changes in hardware and software vs yesterday and in the section for Network Board there is a change, yesterday there was not a available devices for Wi-fi and Bluetooth and today there are both "like they were added today".I'm worry about having the same issue in the future, my laptop is my work tool and if it fails again like yesterday what could I do?Attached a picture of the Lenovo solution center from today showing the difference vs yesterday.  


























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Hi there

Recently, I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, but randomly, I get lots of BSODs, either Kernel Security Check Failure or Video TDR Failure igdkmd64.sys . However, these do not happen at the exact same time, ie when I log in, or boot up a certain programme (I think). They just occur out of the blue (no pun intended ).

Any help/advice/fixes would be super helpful, as I am completely lost

Attached is my bundle of files that were requested in this thread here; BSOD - Posting Instructions - Windows 10 Forums

PC Specs
CPU: Intel Core i7 4700MQ
GPU: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
RAM: 16GB DDR3 Dual Channel memory @2394.3 MHz

Answer:BSOD - Kernel Security Check Failure + Video TDR Failure igdkmd64.sys

Are you using 361.43 version of nVidia driver ? If that is correct, rollback to 359.06 version and report back.

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Hi there

Recently, I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, but randomly, I get lots of BSODs, either Kernel Security Check Failure or Video TDR Failure igdkmd64.sys . However, these do not happen at the exact same time, ie when I log in, or boot up a certain programme (I think). They just occur out of the blue (no pun intended ).

Any help/advice/fixes would be super helpful, as I am completely lost

Attached is my bundle of files that were requested in this thread here; BSOD - Posting Instructions - Windows 10 Forums

PC Specs
CPU: Intel Core i7 4700MQ
GPU: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
RAM: 16GB DDR3 Dual Channel memory @2394.3 MHz

Answer:BSOD - Kernel Security Check Failure + Video TDR Failure igdkmd64.sys

Are you using 361.43 version of nVidia driver ? If that is correct, rollback to 359.06 version and report back.

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Hi,

I've been browsing the site and the internet for a sollution to my problem, but can't seem te find it. There are similar postings, but they're always just a little different. So that's why i posted the new thread.

Since a couple of days i've been experiencing troubles shutting down my PC and using my USB ports. It started when i tried to log onto my work from home. It failed and the IT guy from work told me to reinstall citrix reciever. So I did and I was able to work from home. After finishing and logging out (to get back to my own PC) I found that my USB portst didn't work anymore. I tried rebooting, but af 10 minutes of "shutting down" I got a blue screen: Driver Power State Failure with code 1000009f.

I did the following:
- tried system restore - it failed with different time stamps
- update drivers - they were all up to date the system said
- Malware Bytes, CC Cleaner, MS Essentials, Hitman pro - Did them all, had some minor stuff, fixed that, problem remained.
- SFC/scannow - no problems
- Memory check - no problems

As it is now, the only update I have left is the update to WIN10. However it has tried and failed during a few of the reboots, so that doesn't seem to be and option.

After try all different kinds of things from a lot of posts I decided to refresh my windows install. Did a lot of updating and still the problem remains. Although I now found out that USB devices that are plugged in upon startup work. Once I unplug en replug them, t... Read more

Answer:BSOD Driver power state failure when shutting down /failure USBports

Are you still having BSOD problem?

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So I have a pirated windows 8.1 which I have been using for more than a year now. Since the past one week my drivers ( especially the internet driver) keeps crashing and stops detecting any networks. Upon an attempted restart I get the Bsod for which I have attached the files ( All the minidumps.) I run a Dell 5521 R and have updated the drivers, uninstalled and reinstalled them too. Kindly help ASAP as I require my wifi urgently tomorrow.
Note: After restart the drivers get refreshed automatically and start working for sometime. And then the same issue. Please help.VATSAL-Tue_02_09_2016_101910_61.zip

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System has been running fine for some time. Today I start it up and it has an issue with "new hardware installation". Nothing has changed since yesterday. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Answer:New hardware failure...but no new hardware.

Welcome to SF.

I have seen new hardware identified as a result of updating the bios.

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I recently had bsod's this week. If Im playing bf3 plus watch youtube videos = Boom there you go bsod. That's all I know. Please I need some help here guys. Thank you in advance. I will attach my minidump file.

PC specs:
Amd phenomII x4 955 @4.1ghz with a70
Amd HD 6950 2gb (2) in xf mode (stock clocks)
gigabyte 990fxa-ud3 mobo
8gb mushkin ram
1000w ocz z psu

Answer:BSOD help! No Idea what is the cause.

This is a TDR116 Error which is typically caused by your display driver or a defect in your RAM/GPU
Its likely a RAM issues in your case
STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Do the RAM Test & post back with your results.


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8015b5d4e0, fffff88000c53ae4, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+7ae4 )

VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa8015b5d4e0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff88000c53ae4, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
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Question: BSOD - no idea why

Hi!
Ive got BSOD the last weeks now and now im getting really tired of it. Sometimes I can use the computer for a couple of hours atleast, but mostly its only usable around 1-10 min before the bluescreen pops up again. Ive attached a "BSOD Dump & System File Collection" report. Couldnt do the other report, dont know how I do it. Would really appreciate some help!
Regards
Axel

Answer:BSOD - no idea why

This is the latest bluescreen info:

Problemsignatur:
Problemh?ndelsens namn: BlueScreen
OS-version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Spr?kvariant-ID: 1053

Ytterligare information om problemet:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 000000000000099C
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF80002AAB436
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

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Question: BSOD no idea why??

The error i think i am getting is an MS.Net Error. Most of the time it happens when I am playing newer games like MadMax and the new Fallout 4. But it has happened when not playing any games at all. Attached is an DM log, made by your program I had to download. Plz help. I dont want to have to reinstall windows or update to windows 10

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hello everyone. i've lurked the forum for a while now, and have had help from other people's posts and such, but just today for the first time ever i experienced a BSOD upon startup.

recently, my computer tells me i have to start in safe mode (it gives me the option) and that it has to start up using system restore. after it does this it allows me easily enough to log on and do my thing. today, after system restore, it BSOD'd on me.

i've attatched the only minidump file i have (which i hope i've done correctly), created on the 08/08/2010, it is now the 16th.

can anyone please tell me what i need to do, or what the problem is?
 

Answer:BSOD, I have no idea

bumping for a review of my minidump
 

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Question: BSOD No idea

Microsoft ® Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 X86
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini121110-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 3) MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.100427-1636
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055d720
Debug session time: Sat Dec 11 18:07:57.611 2010 (UTC + 2:00)
System Uptime: 1 days 4:54:41.431
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Loading User Symbols
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*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for viahduaa.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for viahduaa.sys
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Answer:BSOD No idea

http://www.pchelpforum.com/win-7-vista-bsod/105114-blue-screen-death-error-viahduaa-sys-error.html

Looks like uninstalling your current audio drivers...and then reinstalling same...should take care of it.

Louis

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Hi there. This is the first time I've had a problem with my computer in 1 1/2 years so I'm hoping you all can help me somehow!!

I'm running XP Home...firewalled, anti-virus, anti-spyware, etc. I can't even remember when I installed any software/hardware on this machine. Here's what's going on:

1. Out of nowhere the machine gives me a BSOD. The computer could be on for 1 hour and then BSOD -- or it could crash and give me the BSOD right after everything has loaded and I can see my desktop/applications.

2. When it does give the BSOD, it either has the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL message or PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA. When I do reboot, it tells me that "Windows has recovered from a serious error". If I click on the "details" link for the error, I get this screen shot:

http://img523.imageshack.us/my.php?image=windowsbsoderrornh2.gif

I also get the following message from SpyBot --> http://img523.imageshack.us/my.php?image=spyboterrorwf4.gif

I contacted my computer company's support department who told me to re-seat everything (which I did) and that if that didn't work, I need to re-install Windows completely (WHAT!?!?!) They weren't very helpful at all.

I'm really hoping that someone on here can tell me how to fix this without completely reformatting my whole hard drive. I'll be incredibly grateful if you can help somehow!

Thanks in advance for any and all replies.

Joe
 

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Question: BSOD - No idea

Hy at all,


that's the first PC I build by my own and I was shure that I will get some
problems but I don't know what I sould do to stop this Bluescreen to appear.
I updated Windows and all drivers, I checked if the CPU/GPU is overheated
but I wasn't able to find a solution.

The Bluescreen appears irragularly. Sometimes after 3 houers of gaming,
sometimes after 5 minutes of watching a movie and rarely when I do nothing.

I hope somebody can help me because I did a lot of troubleshooting and I
running out of ideas.

Nice greats, Gerald

This is my System:

OS: Win 7 64bit
Motherboard: gigabyte ep45-ud3lr
Grafikcard: Radeon HD 5770
CPU: Intel Q9400 Quadcore
HD: WD1001FALS
Power Supply: Gigabyte Superb GE-P610A-C2 750Watt
WLAN DLINK DWL-G520

Answer:BSOD - No idea

upupup and away :D

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Hello guys,

First of all i would like to say that I am new on these forums and consider myself a newbie.
I have followed the instructions from option one about bsod posting and came up with this rar.

About the bsod's.

I have a quite new installed windows 7 home premium version, and I have double checked all my drivers for mobo, cpu and gpu.
I have quite slow internet so when I am done using my pc I upload my videos to youtube at night (I have a youtube channel on which I upload videos of me playing games).

The past 4 nights if I recall correctly I have woken up to a windows that restarted, and an upload that failed .
The fact that windows restarted isn't that bothersome, but considering I have slow internet and have to restart my upload (which without problems usually lasts 4-8 hours depending on size) this is quite annoying.

I hope I gave you enough information and I am already so grateful that I can post on these forums.

Thanks in advance for responding!

Answer:BSOD, have no idea!

bump still having this issue

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Started randomly getting BSOD after clicking a link on xfire without looking at it. Now I get random crashes, here is the log I got with hijack this. Any help with removal or other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\IC\Card Reader Driver v1.9e\Disk_Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\tavui.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\McciTrayApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\VSP\VerizonServicepoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\program files\valve\steam\steam.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\TaskPanl.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\KODAK Software Updater\7288971\Program\backWeb-7288971.exe
C:\Program Files\Xfire\xfire.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
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Okay so I installed a new driver appox 2 weeks ago legitly form nvidia theriselvels and I got BSOD's so I was like okay il revert to an older driver to fix it..... well it diddnt. And now since I cant fix it manually i'm asking for help. I have 1 minidump no more. (sorry) but hopefully someone can help I am really lost and I have never had this problem before, the BSOD's were. BAD_POOL_HEADER and IQRL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, thanks (:

Answer:BSOD HELP! No idea what to do!

Hello Caget1, welcome to SF!

We need more than just the dumps if possible... please see http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Your dump does show problems with nvidia drivers. I suspect it is a problem of fully deleting the old before you install new:
When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Driver Sweeper

Driver Sweeper is a fast tool to remove driver leftovers from your system. It's very important to remove your drivers on a proper way, because driver leftovers can cause problems like stability and startup problems. You can use it if you want to update/remove drivers from your system.

How to use ?

There are two methods to use Driver Sweeper.
Both methods achieve the same results. This method is always able to clean all files.

This method will delete remaining files upon reboot (if deleting failed). You can clean your drivers this way:

- Use the official uninstaller(s) of the driver(s) you want to uninstall.
- Reboot your PC in Safe Mode.
- Run Driver Sweeper and select what to clean.
- Analyse lists all the entries possible to remove, cleaning removes the entries selected.
- More drivers can be selected for the same cleaning process.

What can it be used for ?
The current supported drivers are NVIDIA (Display and Chipset), ATI (Display), Creative (Sound) Realtek (Sound), Ageia (PhysX) and Microsoft (Mouse).

Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeper
When it is removed then down... Read more

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I bought a laptop for my personal use an year back.. Although, it was from a leading computers' manufacturing firm, I've gone through series of hardware failures within the one year. That's not the end, I was covered with warranty so I managed to replace the items which were malfunctioning or completely gone dead. Now I am out of warranty and am not wiling to spend any money for repairing or replacing it unless I get a minimum of 3-5 years warranty cover for hardware components from the manufacturer or any third-party trustful source at convenient charge. What do you think should I look out for some source or simply dump the one which is causing trouble??

Answer:Hardware Failure

Well buy reputable brands and they should not fail under normal circumstances.

What hardware in particular is failing?

What brand is the computer?

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Help please. I have a failure id and need some info as to what it means. The product id is: F9F41EA#ABU. The failure id is: 9LQKJC-72H88L-MFPU61-61Q303. I presume this is terminal but some info would be nice. Many thanks

Answer:Hardware failure id

Terminal for the hard drive but not necessarily for the laptop. I assume this error comes up under the hard drive test in diagnostics. The hard drive can be replaced. Are you under warranty?

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Ok well im having computer problems ....

first off specs:
e6600
evga 8800gt ssc
ga-965p-ds3 mobo
4 gigs of ram
600 watt psu
well i have come off with a big problem

1. recently my computer will randomly restart itself , i could be doing anything , playing a game for 3 hours , just opening a game , minimize firefox click to bring it back up then it restarts , so yeh pretty much always restarts itself for no reason

i have checked my temps and they are great, ive also got top of the line cooling in both cpu and video card.

2. since this has been happening like a week later when i turn on my computer it takes a while to POST , like when you first turn on your computer the first screen will pop up saying hard drive , cpu , memory etc. so pretty much the POST screen for my computer . But now when i turn on my computer it takes 25-45 seconds to post like my fans and stuff will run and my screen will be black then the post screen comes up 25-45 seconds later and its really bugging me.

Does anyone know if this a mobo or cpu failure and a good guess on what one?

Thanks Danny
 

Answer:Hardware failure? please help :(

i have also tried unplugging all hard drives ,ide cables, cdroms all sticks of ram except one . and just left in my video card cpu and mobo and it still takes 25-45 seconds to post so ram , hard drive ,cd rom etc is fine is has to be the cpu or mobo then but maybe im wrong
 

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My power supply apparantly went bad and messed up 4 of my drives. 3 of them are under warranty and 1 not which is cool. But the problem is that one of them which was a slave to the master contained a whole bunch of valuable information which I would like to recover. Now I tried slaving it off again but it doesn't even get recognized in my bios. So my question, is there any way that I can get this data back either through dos or something. I really need this data bad, and if I have to I will have to pay to get it back but I am trying to avoid that since I heard that is pretty costly. Please help thanks.
 

Answer:Hardware Failure

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Hardware fails in one year!!!  Wow, and if you are one month over the warrantly, pay almost $400 plus shipping for repair?

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Ok,
I have been away for 2 weeks and my system used to run 24/7.

I switched off while away.

I had a large windows update on my return and all was fine apart from a buggy Explorer fault that has been ongoing for a while but was not a big hassle.

all worked ok then I had a few serious freezes, with the only way out was cutting the power. then I got cpu overclock error.

I tried to use repair consol.

then I tried to reinstall windows and got a bsod with error.. IRQL not less or equal... then later page fault in non page area..
then my win disk would not be recognised when I was mostly complete with a new win instillation on another hd.

It appeared that whatever I tried I was thwarted by a bsod at the last moment.

(I think its the graphics card)

anyway I have now taken the C drive hd and set it to slave in my spare parts machine and it is totally accessable and I will copy all the data I need.

Ok before I procede the specs.

Faulty machine.
asus A7N8X deluxe creative FX 5900 xp 2400 xp home add up to date
os on maxtor 7200 40 gig then 120 gig seagate 7200 and 120 gig seagate sata hd 7200. 2x 512 ddram pc 2700 ithink
I had removed the tv card and all usb devices.

I have now also got a failed xp os on drive D.

I did make a ghost image which is safe on the drive still in the faulty machine.(drive E partition on second hd seagate)

At the moment I am a bit stumped,

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Answer:is this a hardware failure?

I would suggest testing the memory(swap with known good if possible) Same with the CPU(if OCing, try returning to defaults, same with memory timings)
 

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Hey guys, lastnight i was downloading Runes of Magic on my laptop, then all of a sudden a blue screen appeared, then the laptop shut down. Now when i try to start my laptop goes into start up scan to check for problems. When it gets done it says "remove any plugged in device, music player device disconnect it now and restart windows." Theres no device connected to the laptop, it keep saying that. I think its hard drive failure, but im not too sure. I've been trying to reinstall windows 7 on it but its been stuck at the same place for a long time. Is it a hard drive failure? Or some other hardware failure?

Answer:Hardware Failure

Perhaps. Go into BIOS and see if you can find anything in there. If the hard drive is listed it should work properly (right?)

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Hi,

I have a Dell Dimension 5150, yesterday I returned to my pc (which was turned on and downloading files from the net) to find it had a flashing amber light on the front. Searching through forums, this is usually a hard drive or motherboard problem.
I have tried booting with the hard drive plugged in, but this fails. (flashing amber lights).
When the hard drive isnt plugged in however, i can boot to a usb key (with windows 98 boot files on it).
When i plug in the DVD-RW drive, the bios doesn't recognise this drive (i have 2 DVD drives and have tried both) although i can insert disks into these drives and can hear the disk being read.

I'm assuming this means that my hard drive has given up, but at the same time i am mystified as to why the DVD drives wont work?

Thanks a bunch in advance,

Simon

Answer:PC hardware failure! Help please!!

Is your hard drive ATA/PATA/IDE (all the same thing)? In other words, does it use the flat ribbon like your DVD drive? If so, your IDE slots may have died on you.

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My computer isn't really FOR gaming, but it's always worked fine.

I have 1 gig of ram, celeron D, 3.20 ghz, and 120 gig hd. my video card is an ati radeon xpress 200, it's an intergrated card and yes I know, it blows BUT World of Warcraft ALWAYS played fine.

My only issues with low FPS came in major cities like Dalaran, where it'd drop down to 8-12, and anywhere else, and in most raids, I could get upwards of 40 FPS, which was always perfectly fine for me.

Now, something has happened. When I click WoW's icon, the game takes about 5 minutes to come up. then no matter WHERE I am or what I'm doing in the game, I get like 1-5 FPS, at all times.

I tried playing way older games, like Diablo 2, and they wont even play as good as WoW does, which tells me something is seriously wrong with the PC. One thing I notice when trying to start Diablo 2, is that there's a black screen with white numbers in the top left corner that scroll or cycle extremely fast then vanish.

Usually even browser based games are choppy, and my NES Emulator wont play right either.

I checked ctrl alt del and it shows Processes: 26, CPU Usage 100%, Commit Charge: 357M/1399M
Nothing in the up and down columns are taking up any CPU, it's all 00, cept for "System" which is at 99.

I thought maybe my ram burnt up, but I did a DXDiag in "Run" and it shows my ram as being the normal 1gig.

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Answer:Is this hardware failure?

The power outage definitely caused this, but exactly what it did falls into either of these things:
1) there may have been a power surge right before the outage which could have fried your CPU, making it act like that, also contributing to the loud fan, or

2)When you turn off your computer using the Start>Shut Down method, the hard drive locks the read/write arm(s) in place so that they don't drop and scratch the disk(s) when the power is cut off. With a power outage, the computer doesn't have time to do this, so your hard drive may have been scratched.

The second item is highly unlikely, but possible. The first option is much more likely and the only way to fix it it to buy a new CPU. If the problem doesn't change after that, its the motherboard.
 

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Question: Hardware failure

Hi guys, I have a Dell machine and my computer won't read my harddrives or my cd drive. It was working 10 minutes ago... I would assume my motherboard isn't reading my PCIs? Ive tried running every part individually in another comp including the IDEs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Hardware failure

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Question: Hardware Failure

OK so my sons PC powered down last night (not shut down, powered down) while playing a game.
Now it wont start up, small whir of the fans and thats it.

I know what I think it is but I would like some ideas to verify.

I've thoroughly cleaned it out and replaced the thermal paste on CPU.

So.... what do you guys think?
 

Answer:Hardware Failure

My first guess would be that the power supply bit the dust.
 

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I've been having bluescreens for about a year, I had assumed it was a faulty graphics card, so I recently bought a new BFG gForce 6800 GT, but I have still been getting the errors while playing Warcraft. I downloaded prime 95 and it confirmed a hardware error. I downloaded motherboard monitior, and it says my cpu diode temps are 150-160 degrees and my +12 voltage is usualy dropping to like 11.9. I ran some 'power supply calculator' which said i needed a minimum 285W power supply, but my power supply says its 450W? How much of the 285 is the +3 or +5 V which mine says has a 220W maximum? I really have no idea how to confirm what is wrong with my computer so I can fix the right thing the first time.... any help would be greatly appriciated

Answer:serious hardware failure... what's the cause?

Bluescreens... ermmm, that sounds more like the RAM. Maybe try a memory test. And for the CPU diode temps, my old motherboard was doing that, sometimes motherboard can be crazy :P

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Question: hardware failure

Hey, for no apparant reason, I could no longer reboot the computer from the HD (computer starts but cannot go into window ME). I am able to boot the computer with a floppy boot disk and can get into the HD (C drive) in DOS. How can I save the data in the HD? If I get a external HD now and connect it, can I copy the data from my HD to the external drive without activating Window ME? I have tried several HD repair softwares, but none of them worked (all freeze up after a while).
Thanks

Answer:hardware failure

try clearing your CMOS that mit let you boot into ME as far as the external hdd goes no you would need to be able to get in ME to do that.

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Question: Hardware Failure

Can anyone help, I keep getting a message saying my machine has recoverd from an 'unrecoverable hardware failure'. the error message is Bc code:Bc p1:00000000, BCp2:8054DA70, Bcp3:C4454000, Bcp4:00000136, osver:5.1.2600, Sp2_0, Product:256_1This problem only happens when there is a high load on the cpu- video encoding, graphic intensive games, editing large images. I have changed the memory ([email protected])but this made no difference, has anyone any idea on the fault codes, I've checked the AMD site for them but had no luck.Pc SPec:Gigabyte GA-7VT600 1394 mobo, AMD xp3200, 1Gig fsb400dimms(2*512) nvidia gforce440 mx 64mb graphics card, sb live 5.1 soundcard

Answer:Hardware Failure

Or something else entirely - it's pretty difficult to track down these complex error codes.Does this cause a stop - a blue screen, or a restart?

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Ok, will try and make this long story short as possible.

Parts in signature.

I got two of these computers for myself and my wife. Only difference was the case.

When we first got them, we had nTune (software from nVidia) installed on them, came with the chipset drivers. This, when the BIOS are flash/updated, corrupts the BIOS and you must RMA the board to get a new one. Had to do this on both boards. Got the first new board back, put one system back together(we'll call this sysA) and got graphic tearing in games.

Here is an example: http://www.the5th.org/images/wowimage.jpg

You can see it grabs an image then pukes it all over the screen. If you minimize the game then bring it back up, it fixes itself, but then it will mess up again soon thereafter. I tried moving the video card to another slot, swapping to a different video card, checked all my voltages, updated drivers, tried an older version of the video card drivers and nothing fixed it. An eVGA tech told me to swap PSUs, so I did. That seemed to fix it, but then a day later, same issue was still happening. Its completely random. I even got the second replacement board a couple days later and put it in the system and it still was having the graphic tearing.

Now, sysA will still get graphic tearing, and sysB (used the first board that came in) will lock up in games, usually as soon as they start, but sometimes it will take awhile.

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Hi guys

My pc has recently been giving me problems, like it froze sometime ago while I was playing games, it displayed that blue screen with a lot of error codes and then just reboot. So now when I try to format the OS partition and install a fresh copy of windows, it always gives me an error saying that windows cannot format the drive, so please guys I realy need help all of my information is on the other partition, so please any help would be appreciated, adn if possible suggestions to fix the problem will be very much appreciated.

Thanx in advance.
 

Answer:Possible hardware failure

First, slave your harddrive to another system and you will be able to access your information which you can then burn to a DVD.

Second, while it it is slaved run a harddrive diagnostics on said harddrive,
 

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Every time I try to set up a new program, my computer reboots, just without a warning, like i pressed the reset button....
and always when I boot the system up again the windows says it has recovered from a serious error and ask to send report to microsoft... and the technical information about the error is:

does these messages say anything about what is wrong with my computer or is this just some secret messages for bill gates...

This has happened while installing direct x 9 and Norton antivirus 2004 and may other...
 

Answer:I think it's a hardware failure

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Question: Hardware failure?

Hey all so my problem started maybe two weeks ago ....pc started freezing and slowing down to unusable speeds.

So after trying a few things virus malware removal etc ... I decided to format.

After a format the computer lasts about 3 days and and then all of a sudden ...it freezes and slows down again to the point it is entirely unusable... In the last few weeks I have formatted like 3times ...just so I get some use out of it.

So I assume it's a hardware related problem.......but how do I find out what hardware is causing problem?

The pc ....... Intel core i7-920 2.66Ghz,patriot DDR 3 6Gb ram,His 1GB 5870 VGA,WD SATAN 1TB HDD Running win 7 home 64.

Any help would be appreciated...thx
Oh and no DVD drive on this pc.

Edit.. After about 10attempts this time I was able to system restore....pc seems fine again ...for now lol.
 

Answer:Hardware failure?

*bump

Problem still persists ......

Seems weird that a system restore is able to fix the problem ..if it's hardware related.

Still same outcome tho ...a few days later and pc fails again...slows,freezes,multiple errors mom.exe and vga driver fails.

Atm I have no idea what's going on ..... Could it be after a format I am downloading the same virus over and over again or is my computer being attacked by some scumbag hacker or just a hardware problem?

Hopefully someone has an idea.

Things to note.... I've run every virus and malware program I can get hold of. I've scanned the HDD for errors with no failures. I've removed each ram stick one at a time, with no results.

Just before pc starts to fail mouse pointer seems to increase in size and type icon ..seems to get much thicker,not sure if that means anything.

Thx for any help.
 

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Question: Hardware failure

Ok. Im at my wits end with this computer.

My system will hang for 1-3 minutes randomly but with increased frequency right after a boot up. It will have moments of response within hang. Any click or action performed during the hang will be performed upon the hang finishing. The cursor is 99% of the time still responsive. If you click on an internet window to close, it will say not responding until the hang is over. Cntrl-alt-del will pop up after the hang. It will never permanently hang. And it seems to happen with less frequency after being powered on for a while. But will still occur. It can happen no matter what i may be doing on the computer.
I have observed the task manager during hangs and nothing seems to stand out
I have done a complete OS reinstall and the problem persists.
I have replaced the video card (gts 250 512mb)
I have run malbytes with no issues.
I have performed memtest and memory passed.
I have used passmark software for benchmarking hardware and nothing failed or under performed.
I have checked all connections within the tower.
I have lost sleep.
Iím at work when posting this so I donít have my exact pc component list
AMD x2 phenon dual 2.7
evga gts 250 512mb
gigabyte motherboard
oz ram x2 - 2gig sticks
windows 7 home

i can follow up post more accurate system information.

Thank you in advance for any help and insight anyone may provide.

~Steven
 

Answer:Hardware failure

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Question: Hardware Failure

My PC doesn't show anything but it has power, meaning the monitor is blackout. I opened it and the fan isn't working or not spinning. How can i resolve that problem?
 

Answer:Hardware Failure

Hi,

We need more information including motherboard, CPU, power supply (brand and watts), video card, Operating System........Just tell us enough to troubleshoot the system.
 

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 The motherboard is quiet  ok but it fails to show a display so i need help

Answer: hardware failure

I read your post and I'm suffering from information overload.  I think I may have to let someone else from the posse handle this.   

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Question: Hardware failure.

Ok so the other night I came home after work to a dead desktop computer =(. I have a gateway running on Windows 7 phenom II x4 945 processor 1 gb nvidia dedicated graphics and 8gb of ram 4x 2gb.
After the Windows logo appears I get a blue screen and auto restart, after which it gets stuck at the scanning drives screen. I can't start in safe mode and when I try to run system recovery/restore in the computer repair option, I get an error "cannot find the path specified".
I've tried starting my computer with no graphics card, and a different graphics card as well encountering the same issue. I think I've also tested each stick of ram individually with no difference. What is wrong with my computer ? D:
Oh and the error codes I got after disabling auto restart are 0xfffff880009a9928
0xffffffffc000003a
0x0000000000000000
There was one more code but the screen is off center so I couldn't catch all of it.

Answer:Hardware failure.

Can I please get some assistance ? D: I'd like to know what part I need to replace or if this is even a problem with the hardware. Help please =(

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Hey guys, im having some trouble with an older computer about 6-8 years old and this morning when i woke up i looked at the computer and it all of a sudden didn't work. The monitor said check signal cable and as i checked the monitors cables i noticed they were all plugged in properly. So then i checked to see if the monitor died by using a new one i use, and it didn't work their either. At this point i wondered about the video card and replaced that and nothing showed up on the monitors aswell. So i'm wondering what the problem could be, could it be some software driver issue, or a complete motherboard failure?

thanks for the responses in advance.

Edit: oh some else to point out. When i unplug my monitor cords on the newer monitor i get, check signal cables, but when i have everything plugged in i just get a blank black screen.
 

Answer:Hardware failure...or not?

Anyone have any ideas?
 

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Question: Hardware Failure..

Yeah so this has happened about 3 times now...I'm sitting here then the monitor simply goes blank, comp doesn't restart..and when I restarted this time...it said windows restarted because of hardware failure, drivers failed to draw the correct crap on the screen is basically what it said...I'm using the 66.81 WHQL signed drivers from guru3D, but it did this on the 66.71 drivers for me too, is it the card or what? I have it OC'd currently, and each time the card has done what it's done I've set the OC back just a little bit more....and I've also turned my Vcore down because at first I thought it was system instability. Here's the report I got:

szAppname: Drivers.Display
szModNam: nv4_disp.dll
szAppVer: 10DE0342A100000000
szModVer: 6.14.10.6681
Offset: E97D06EA

Anyone ever run across this before?

Thanks all

- Nubius

Answer:Hardware Failure..

Its a driver problem... but u probably already know.
They are "corrupted". Maybe there's a fix on the guru3d site?

I think u should go back to the Nvidia drivers.

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Question: Hardware Failure?

Hello fellow Tech Support Guy's members, I have a major annoying problem with my Laptop. It's not a known brand since it's manufactured in Portugal and it heats up like a beast but that's not why I'm here.

I think I'm experiencing a motherboard malfunction, the laptop was working perfectly yesterday, now when I turn it on, I only get a black screen ( BIOS shows up when i turn it sideways sometimes.) . BIOS Post sometimes doesn't show me my full 4GB RAM (it showed 550MB, booted up and froze.) , when it does boot up completely a minor turn, flip, the computer freezes up.

I've done RAM test, HDD tests and it passed... So I don't know what to do anymore... Any thoughts? I can't afford a damn laptop, this one was given by a Government school project and it's not one of the best but I like it and I want to save it... A new mobo for it is 130&#8364; >_>
 

Answer:Hardware Failure?

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So recently my computer has been unfixable.

Let's start from the initial boot:
The majority of the time my computer will turn on: light, CD drives, motherboard, mouse, and the fans.... but not the keyboard, mouse, or hard drive. I keep restarting it with the same response. The odd thing is that if I let it set for an hour or so it will start up normally.

When windows runs:
It runs fine for about 5-10 minutes. Then it starts hitting some three second or so lag, or frame rate frame rate drop, then it will fine for like two second then start again. It goes back and forth between low frame rate and being normal. And then it would freeze entirely.

Hardware:
So, I originally thought that this was a hard drive malfunction. I thought that maybe I had messed it up when moving my computer. So I bought a new hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP. The problem persists, but no longer freezes.

What is wrong?

-Danny
 

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Question: hardware failure

If I am unable to connect to the internet and a message stating "port 630 closed due to hardware failure" appears, does this mean the modem is knackered, or something else?

Answer:hardware failure

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ok, so i just built this computer, and im having problems. for some reason the computer just SHUTS off when i start it up.. so ill start it up, itll start going threw its start up, and it just shuts off, theres no real time it shuts off, it just shuts off. I just dont understand why its doing it, i thought it might be a power problem, so i tried another power supply, and it keeps doing the same thing...
its got a Asus p4S800D-X mother board
radeon 9200 128 video card
maxtor 200 gig hard drive i beleive
512 mb of pc3200 ddr patriot ram
and a p4 i beleive around 2ghz (i dont remember off the top of my head)

so i dont know what the problem is. if anyone could help me out that would be great, the system doesnt even have a OS on it so i know its not a OS problem, its got to be some kind of hardware problem. anyhow thanks for your time, and i hope i can get some help
 

Answer:Hardware failure HELP PLEASE

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So what i have is a little system that has been giving me some BSOD's at odd times.. the other day when i tried to boot it up and today when i opened the start bar.. i used BSOD reader to get the following information off the system. ==================================================Dump File         : 102312-18111-01.dmpCrash Time        : 23/10/2012 6:21:53 PMBug Check String  : CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATIONBug Check Code    : 0x000000f4Parameter 1       : 00000000`00000003Parameter 2       : fffffa80`048778c0Parameter 3       : fffffa80`04877ba0Parameter 4       : fffff800`02f8c460Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exeCaused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+7efc0File Description  : NT Kernel & SystemProduct Name      : Microsoft? Windows? Operating SystemCompany           : Microsoft CorporationFile Version      : 6.1.7601.17944 (win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333)Processor         : x64Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+7efc0Stack Address 1   : Stack Address 2   : Stack Address 3   : Computer Name     : Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\102312-18111-01.dmpProcessors Count  : 1Major Version     : 15Minor Version     : 7601Dump File Size&... Read more

Answer:Possible hardware failure...

As there are a variety of possible causes of this issue (related to windows NT O/S ) i am linking you to a CH article that deals with the various reasons for the appearance of this error message and solutions to be tried in each case.http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000646.htmShould any of the solutions solve your issue please return and advise us as to what solved it. Good luck,truenorth

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Question: Hardware Failure?

Hi, I have a packard bell computer running XP pro sp2 with 2 gig ram, and has a gigabyte motherboard. the problem is that the computer does not boot up at all, its almost as if it keeps tripping. i have had it running once but the screen starts all white and fades gradually to black. i have cleaned alot of dust from around the heatsink on the processor. I think my processor may have burnt out or something. any help appreciated please guys! thanx

Answer:Hardware Failure?

Since you have been working inside the case something may have gotten dislodged.Remove all power sources and re-seat any RAM sticks; addon cards such as video and network.Double check all cableing including power cables and drive cables.Leave the side panel off for now and re-connect power.Boot up and make sure all fans are operating properly...if any of them are not POWER DOWN immediately. Some CPU's can burn up in as little as 10 seconds.If everything appears as it should be then do the following:DLoad and run MemTest...let it run for at least 2 hours. This will tell you if the RAM is good.DLoad and run the diagnostics from the hard drive manuf. site. Follow the instructions on creating a bootable CD and run the Long test.Post back with your results.

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So recently I've been experiencing some very frightening issues with my Y50 laptop. It is the model with the 4GB GTX 860m and 16GB RAM. I've had it for around two years and it has worked flawlessly until now. Yesterday, I updated my NVIDIA drivers to version 372.90 and updating has never been a problem in the past. After updating, I decided to play some NBA 2K17 but was experiencing some weird issues. The game crashed twice and some graphical elements werent appearing correctly. I decided to restart because sometimes the system requires that when updating the drivers. When restarting, after shutting off, the screen never turned back on but the system lights were on and functioning as if everything was working properly. I tried doing several power cycles but the display simply wouldnt work. I opened up the back of the computer to check for any loose cables and the only thing I did see was some tape covering a collection of wires that seemed to be hooked into the display but they looked undamaged and completely attatched. After closing it back up, I tried starting it while it was still laying somewhat sidways and it then booted just fine. I then played a few games for a couple hours and then it all of a sudden lost power with a very loud popping sound. This happened again when I managed to get it booted again and my roommate tossed a pen to me which hit the laptop causing it to shut completely off again. I don't know what could be causing the laptop to lose power like... Read more

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I was getting BSOD's periodically for the last 4 or so weeks. Not REALLY often, but once every other day.

I have no idea what could possibly be causing this. Most of time time, it happens when...im not doing anything at all.

Like I had a BSOD just an hour ago, and I was expecting the same win32k.sys file error that it normally is, but it wasn't this time... again, my computer was pretty much idle at the time. (I had Firefox and a few sites open, but they were minimized.)

I reformatted my computer just last night, hoping that would fix my BSOD problem, but I don't think it has, or maybe it is just my copy of windows...(which would suck because I would rather not go and torrent a new Windows 7 ISO just because my disk is messed up...I do have a LEGIT key.)

Current version of windows... Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (no updates)

Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
 

Answer:BSOD and no idea what is causing it

disk00 said:





Current version of windows... Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (no updates)Click to expand...

You should at least install SP1 to get the newest drivers.

What is the error code you get on these BSOD screens?
 

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I have been having BSOD problems since day one with this PC. I have had it for over 1 year and have recently went to Windows 7 to see if it will help. So far it seems to have slowed the BSOD problem but not fix it completely. All parts I have are compatible with with Windows 7. Posting the files below that you need to help me. Thanks so much.

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I followed the intructions and made the .zip file - "TFT_Vista_Support"
attached below.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance.

Here is the file created :
TSF_Vista_Support.zip

Answer:BSOD at Random, Any Idea/Help ?

This was a Fry's built computer bought pretty long ago D:

Well, here's more info on the computer:

Model : Fry's PC - FM7840
Motherboard : ECS RS480-M, ATI chipset
OS: Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit
CPU: AMD? Athlon? 64 3500+, 939 pin
Hard Drive: 200 GB SATA Hard Drive, 7200rpm, 8 MB cache
Memory: 512MB DDR PC3200 (1 ? 512MB module) & 1GB DDR PC3200 ( 1 - 1GB module)
*Also, I'm looking for why my 1.5GB of memory shows up as 990MB in Vista, Thanks*

Any Ideas? :[

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Alright I'm just playing a game (lineage2) and then bam! BSoD!! and then I get some error where my OS was damaged in the process, and the Bsod says "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA", now I've googled/searched here and most responses say it's an error with faulty hardware or failure of installed hardware (typically ram), now here's my main problem, when I try to get on now my computer gets to a screen saying:
"Setup is inspecting your computer's hardware configuration"
and it freezes their..... ok great.. and when I try to run in safe mode and I get to a screen where it says:
"Please select the operating system to start:
-Microsoft windows Xp Professional
-Microsoft windows Xp Professional Setup"
...now...picking any of these will still end with them freezing, safe mode or not safe mode.... I've ran it in Safe mode/w/ networking/command prompt etc.. and Ive ran debugging mode and its still all ends with them freezing.. When I try to reinstall/repair the OS I get to it copying, bam 100% and then i get that BsoD again.... I feel I'm out of choices and I may need a store tech's help. Any help would be appreciated.

~~current computer with the problem~~
-Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Quad Core
-Corsair HX520 CMPSU-520HX 520w
-Sunbeam Tuniq Tower 120
-EVGA Nforce 680I SLI LGA775 Conroe ATX DDR2
-Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Gamer
-Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL4-4-4-12 240PIN
-EVGA E-GEFORCE 8800GT Supercl... Read more

Answer:BSoD....hmmm.. out of idea's

Page fault is a RAM issue. Get MemTest86. Burn it to CD and run it for at least 4 hours.

Memtest86 - Download Page

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I'm usually pretty good at fixing stuff but I have no idea what's causing this BSOD. I used to have a dell xps on windows 7 and it never happened on that one, this is an ASUS with Super Hybrid Technology that's the only thing I can think that's causing the issue

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 9226

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF88001B74BA0
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\082812-23618-01.dmp
C:\Users\Daniel Osorio\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-58812-0.sysdata.xml

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C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

I already ran the SF diagnostic tool and uploaded the file ... I can use some help

Answer:BSOD Have no idea what's causing it

Every one of your BSODs was caused by PktIcpt.sys (G DATA Software WFP PktInterceptor (Pkt Filter) driver -Products: Anti-virus; Internet Security; Total Security; Notebook Security)

Driver Reference Table - PktIcpt.sys

I'm not 100% sure on what the GData product you have is, but if it's Antivirus then either update it to a newer version or our recommended option would be uninstall and replace it with MSE

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Hello my friends. First i want to say that im from germany. Please forgive my bad english.

I got random bsod's until one month and believe me i tested nearly everything.
I changed my ram and my grafikcard and nothing happens. 1 week ago i reinstalled win 7 and nothing happens. Sometimes bsod happens in games, sometimes at startup, today i want to open firefox and i got an bsod. Sometimes its running one week without problems. Yesterday i got 2 bsod's in 2 hours. I tried latest drivers for sound and grafik but the bsod keeps going. By the way i also tried sp1.

Every help would be great. Thanks!!!

Answer:Random BSOD's and no idea what it can be^^

did no one had an idea? Looks that im not the only one^^

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? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? Not OEM
? Built this computer about 7 months ago
? Have had win 7 installed since february this year

? Phenom II X4 840
? Ati Radeon HD 4890
? ASUS M4N68T-M-V2
? Rosewill Value 2 700w

Random BSOD's, no particular application has been causing it as far as i can tell. Just had two in the span of 20 minutes and ive been having more BSOD's since a few months ago

Answer:Random BSOD's no idea why! HELP

What PC games are you playing? What 32 bit apps do you have installed?

Basically, 32 bit apps, programs and games can cause corruption. Some 32 bit apps cause child C++ references and the Win32 folder may interfere with the 64 bit architecture.

The game - Blacklight Retribution OB - is a beta version and not a fully operable version so I'd stab a guess that, although your motherboard supports both 32 bit and 64 bit architecture, that game is probalby causing the problems. If so, set the setting to mid level as most older 32 bit games don't do well over 40 FPS.

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