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Windows 7: Pc just crashed/rebooted....

12 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Pc just crashed/rebooted....

Hi All,

Mrs S was on the PC (looking at twitter) and the screen went "odd" (her words) and the screen flashed and had lots of black & white horizontal lines (in a sort of 80s retro pc screen). The PC then rebooted.

I seem to remember this happening a few times with our last PC which subsequently died on us, this one's only a year old.

Been having ongoing issues with the windows repair tool which occasionally pops up, even if I go through with the repair mode it sometimes pops up again a few days later - I have heard that this is super-sensitive so not overtly concerned.

Any help or advice appreciated.

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12 Mar 2011   #2

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Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic
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13 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

cheers mate - I did a disk check a while back as part of a general clean up. Will see if I can find out who the manafacturer is and go from there!
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