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Windows 7: BSOD Occasionally--But Mostly Freezing Requiring Re-boot


16 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
BSOD Occasionally--But Mostly Freezing Requiring Re-boot

Having trouble with new computer freezing frequently and requiring a re-boot. I have occasionally gotten the BSOD but more often the system just freezes and will not respond to any input. Boots up again fine.

Bought the computer new a few months ago, and it started this shortly thereafter. Sometimes the wireless keyboard would stop working and sometimes could get it going again by removing and reinstalling the dongle and/or taking the batteries out of the keyboard mouse. Not sure if that is the culprit, but I am trying a different keyboard.

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Intel i7-2600 64bit 3.4 GHz


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16 Oct 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by law2599 View Post
Having trouble with new computer freezing frequently and requiring a re-boot. I have occasionally gotten the BSOD but more often the system just freezes and will not respond to any input. Boots up again fine.

Bought the computer new a few months ago, and it started this shortly thereafter. Sometimes the wireless keyboard would stop working and sometimes could get it going again by removing and reinstalling the dongle and/or taking the batteries out of the keyboard mouse. Not sure if that is the culprit, but I am trying a different keyboard.

ZT Systems
Intel i7-2600 64bit 3.4 GHz
Ever since you have changed from Norton to Kaspersky your crashes were ....


I would also remove Kaspersky and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials, or failing that update Kas as it is over a year old.

Best advice that I've seen about this error (from here: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tml#post356791 )
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What you're looking for will be in one of the following categories:

a) BIOS bug
b) a driver whose activity is causing the target processor to lock up
c) a hardware defect (temperature, voltage, dust, RFI, outright borkedness...)
- H2SO4
So, check the drivers
Then check the inside of the case (temperature, voltage, dust, etc).
Then run some hardware stress tests

Quote:
Try this free video stress test: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
Try this free stress test: Free Software - GIMPS
Quote:
Prime95 Setup:
- extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice
- double click on the executable file
- select "Just stress testing"
- select the "Blend" test. If you've already run MemTest overnight you may want to run the "Small FFTs" test instead.
- "Number of torture test threads to run" should equal the number of CPU's times 2 (if you're using hyperthreading).
The easiest way to figure this out is to go to Task Manager...Performance tab - and see the number of boxes under CPU Usage History
Then run the test for 6 to 24 hours - or until you get errors (whichever comes first).
The Test selection box and the stress.txt file describes what components that the program stresses.
Then try replacing parts.
Then look up the versions of your BIOS to see what changes were done.[/QUOTE]
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27 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I removed Kaspersky and thought that may have fixed the problem as the freezeups seemed to subside, but recently have been getting freezeups with the BSOD more frequently. Attached is a new zip file. It passed the Furmark stress test. I also ran Speccy to get the idle temps:

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i7 2600 @ 3.40GHz 32 C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
16.0 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
Intel Corporation DH67BL (LGA1155) 30 C
Graphics
HP 2310 (1920x1080@60Hz)
Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
Hard Drives
1954GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD204UI ATA Device (SATA) 26 C
Optical Drives
ATAPI iHAS124 B ATA Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
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29 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Can anyone help with this?
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