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Windows 7: Pink and Blue BSOD! And my first posting, please help.

27 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Yes, go ahead.

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29 Jul 2011   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Can you fill in your system specs?

Lower left corner of any of your posts,'My System Specs'.
This will help anyone reading your thread.
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20 Aug 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Turns out it was the RAM after all.

I wanted to close this thread, and say thanks for your help. A couple weeks ago, I took out 2 of my RAM modules (4GB) and everything has been running smoothly since.

I will put them back in, one at a time, to see which one is the problem, but in the meantime, I'm counting this as closed and solved!

Thanks again for your help!
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21 Aug 2011   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Glad to hear you found the cause.

Best way to find out if one of the RAM cards are bad it to run memtest86+ with only one of the suspected bad RAM cards installed at a time.
Run memtest86+ for a full 7 passes, this will take several hours, best to run overnight. You can stop the test if you get any errors.

If all the cards pass memtest86+, you might just need to adjust some of the settings.

It's very common requirement to bump the memory controller and/or RAM voltage if you have more than 4GB RAM or 4 RAM cards installed.

Let us know how the testing goes.

With a little information we might be able to suggest something.
Download CPUZ and post a snip of the CPU, Mainboard, Memory, and SPD tabs.
For posting the information , enter 'Snipping tool' in the Start button > Search box, hit enter. Select the area you want to post and save to a convenient place.
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