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28 Mar 2011   #1

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Windows 7 - Kernel-Power error, keeps crashing my PC!

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28 Mar 2011   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vinsovhoz View Post
Windows 7 (32 bits) full version
1 year hardware
1 year OEM
This one was blamed on afd,sys (your winsock dirver) but I think the old networking driver is the true cause.

I would update all the below

Obviously not a clean install drivers from as far back as 2005
o2media.sys    11/14/2005 01:28:33 AM    0x83618000    0x83620580    0x00008580    0x43782081                            
VSTCNXT3.SYS    10/15/2008 08:29:13 PM    0x9851a000    0x985cf000    0x000b5000    0x48f68ad9                            
VSTAZL3.SYS    10/15/2008 08:30:03 PM    0x92bc1000    0x92bfe000    0x0003d000    0x48f68b0b                            
VSTDPV3.SYS    10/15/2008 08:32:04 PM    0x98418000    0x9851a000    0x00102000    0x48f68b84                            
yk62x86.sys    2/23/2009 10:44:18 AM    0x92add000    0x92b2d000    0x00050000    0x49a2b642                            
netw5v32.sys    3/26/2009 12:10:37 PM    0x95836000    0x95c49000    0x00413000    0x49cba8fd
How To Find Drivers:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page:

AND run a system file check

Run a system file check to verify and repair your system files.
To do this type cmd in search, then right click to run as administrator, then

Read here for more information SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Let us know the results from the report at the end.
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