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Windows 7: BSOD only on cold boot

02 Feb 2011   #1

BSOD only on cold boot

Hi everyone, new to the forums so go easy on me . I have read about a half dozen similar threads and still have yet to find a solution.

I've been an avid computer person who puts together systems in his spare time, and have never seen this problem before.

What is happening is each cold boot of the computer, I will ALWAYS BSOD within the first few minutes, after the mouse starts to lag really bad and skip around. If i IMMEDIATELY restart the computer, it will literally run for weeks without a hiccup.

I have replaced nearly every part of my rig minus the CPU and Memory. I've put in a new MOBO, SSD/SATA drives, Video card, Power supply. Flashed the BIOS with the latest version. The only thing left is the CPU.

I've recently ran the windows memory diagnostics everything passed fine, but I've bought new memory just in case - will try that tonight.

I have attached the files as requested by the forum. If I need anything else please let me know.

I am at wits end with this rig, i've dumped a lot of money, and having to restart it right after boot up seems silly!

Thx in advance,

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02 Feb 2011   #2


Any ideas at all?
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03 Feb 2011   #3


Well, last night I think I solved my problem. I ripped out my power supply and put in a beefy 750W one, my last one was only 500W, and although I calculated the power usage of everything and it fell within range, I think that on cold boot it was drawing too much (this was eluded to in a few other cold boot threads).

No lock up yet after this cold boot, i'm keeping my eye on it though.

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04 Feb 2011   #4

Problem not solved

After installing a new power supply (750W) and putting in brand new corsair sector 7 ram, the problem STILL persists! I've replaced every part in the computer now, it HAS to be settings/software related. Anyone have a chance to read the dump files?
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19 Feb 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi did you get any resolution to this issue, I am having similar issues with 0x000000f4 BSOD. I note there are a few users who are reporting simialr behaviour.

I am hoping maybe we can all disect our systems to see if there is a common component or maybe someonw has a solution that isn't posted.

My issue here :

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