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16 Jul 2012  

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Software Concerns:
Start Menu\Programs\Advanced SystemCare 5
Start Menu\Programs\IObit Malware Fighter
Start Menu\Programs\Smart Defrag 2
  • Many of us on the forums actually do not recommend automated optimization tools for Windows 7. Windows 7 does a much better job of handling its own optimization than its predecessors did. We especially do not recommend registry cleaning as an "optimization" step because automated registry cleaning causes more harm to the registry than it actually repairs.

    In the future, if you need help optimizing Windows 7, please post a thread in Performance & Maintenance - Windows 7 Forums or follow the tutorial enclosed in that forum to Optimize Windows 7.

  • IObit Malware Fighter is not the best malware/spyware utility. Take a look at Good and Free system security combination. for better options.

  • I personally do not recommend 3rd party defrag tools. I have seen them damage restore points and even cause blue screen crashes. Windows has some nice command line flags for the defrag command that will accomplish the same tasks as 3rd party programs. The -b and -w flags will defrag boot files and the boot registry items as well as compact the data to the center of the disk for faster access.
    defrag c: -b
    defrag -c -v -w
    The first command optimizes boot performance for the Windows drive by defragmenting boot files and boot registry items.

    The second command includes all drives on the system through the -c command and optimizes the drives by compacting the data to the center of the disk. Verbose output through the -v option is optional to provide the user with more information about the defrag tasks. The commands have to be run in an Elevated Command Prompt.

    For more flags, see Disk Defragmenter - Open and Use.

    If you are going to use a 3rd party defrag tool, I would recommend Puran defrag since it is widely used by the gurus on this forum and no problems have resulted from its use by them/us. Disk Defragmenter x64 / 64 Bit / 32 Bit Windows 7 / Vista / Xp / 2003 / 2008 | Puran Defrag

Crashes are all Driver Power State Failure BugChecks and point to a USB device driver, the USB port drivers, or the USB ports themselves as the cause. I do not see any drivers loaded in your modules at the time of a crash that are for USB devices. For the USB problems...
  • What USB devices are you currently using? Please remove all USB devices prior to doing the following steps.

  • Start with USB Driver - General Fix for Problems to resolve the USB issues. Also, USB ports can sometimes enter a safe power state to protect the system from power surges due to USB devices. To reset the USB ports to a nominal power state:
    1. Shut down and turn off the computer.
    2. Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
    3. "Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
      cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
    4. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
      power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
      and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
    5. (If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
      and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
    6. Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware

3rd Party Drivers:
The following is for informational purposes only:
MRESP50.SYS Sat Nov 19 01:13:16 2005 (437EDE9C)
Acceler.sys Fri Jun 26 14:56:26 2009 (4A4535FA)
intelppm.sys Mon Jul 13 17:11:03 2009 (4A5BBF07)
stdflt.sys Thu Jul 16 09:36:41 2009 (4A5F4909)
BCM42RLY.sys Fri Aug 21 18:07:12 2009 (4A8F36B0)
igdkmd32.sys Wed Sep 2 12:48:03 2009 (4A9EBDE3)
RTKVHDA.sys Tue Oct 13 03:38:46 2009 (4AD44AA6)
SynTP.sys Thu Dec 10 19:29:22 2009 (4B21AE82)
amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 10:19:01 2010 (4BA3A3F5)
pcdsrvc.pkms Sun May 2 21:01:06 2010 (4BDE3C72)
CtClsFlt.sys Wed Aug 11 20:50:20 2010 (4C63616C)
iaStor.sys Sat Nov 6 01:37:33 2010 (4CD505BD)
SmartDefragDriver.sys Fri Nov 26 02:30:35 2010 (4CEF7E3B)
SYMDS.SYS Mon May 16 16:14:26 2011 (4DD1A1C2)
Rt86win7.sys Fri Jun 10 00:31:55 2011 (4DF1BA5B)
ccSetx86.sys Fri Nov 4 15:52:52 2011 (4EB45EB4)
SYMNETS.SYS Sat Nov 12 13:58:19 2011 (4EBEDDEB)
Ironx86.SYS Mon Nov 14 19:00:13 2011 (4EC1C7AD)
SYMEVENT.SYS Tue Nov 22 11:30:26 2011 (4ECBEA42)
SYMEFA.SYS Tue Nov 22 17:48:14 2011 (4ECC42CE)
SRTSP.SYS Thu Mar 15 12:05:33 2012 (4F622F6D)
SRTSPX.SYS Thu Mar 15 12:05:40 2012 (4F622F74)
NAVEX15.SYS Wed Apr 25 02:36:43 2012 (4F97B79B)
NAVENG.SYS Wed Apr 25 02:38:43 2012 (4F97B813)
EraserUtilRebootDrv.sys Tue May 15 18:33:04 2012 (4FB2F5C0)
eeCtrl.sys Tue May 15 18:33:04 2012 (4FB2F5C0)
BHDrvx86.sys Wed May 16 19:41:23 2012 (4FB45743)
IDSvix86.sys Thu May 24 18:08:07 2012 (4FBECD67)
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