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Windows 7: Hey m8s, need a little help with some crashing.

28 Sep 2010   #1

7 x64
Hey m8s, need a little help with some crashing.

This was my first build - the PC is about 1 year old.

Running OS: 7 Ultimate x64
6 gigs DDR3
i7 920 board
nvidea 260 special graphics

I've uploaded requested info.
Here's the crash:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 9/28/2010 6:54:44 PM
Event ID: 41
Task Category: (63)
Level: Critical
Keywords: (2)
Computer: Gamer
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-09-28T23:54:44.284413700Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data>
<Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>

Any help or a point in the right direction would be much appreciated.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hello and Welcome !

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Update the nVidia Driver as well seems like some issues are going on. Follow this Cleaning guide nVidia Driver Cleanup Guide !! « Captain Debugger

Run a Hardware Diagnostic (Memory and Hard Drive) follow this link for instructions Hardware Diagnostic !! « Captain Debugger

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
Hope this helps,
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