Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: BSOD- unexpected hardware failure

19 Dec 2011   #1
Thedangler

7 32 bit professional
 
 
BSOD- unexpected hardware failure

I just recently re-installed win 7 on my computer and had no problems up until about a week ago and now I get BSOD periodically. They usually happedn when I'm watching video, but ,again, sometimes when I'm just doing basic tasks. I have attached the dump files per thread. Next time it happens I will also put up the error codes that I receive. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Basic info:
win 7 32 bit professional, retail version
originally vista machine
about a 4 year old hp machine with a fresh (about 2 weeks old) installation.

Again thanks for any help in advance.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Dec 2011   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .
Quote:
A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress
Some generic advice.

If you are overclocking STOP.
Return to the default settings at least for now.

If you are running a RAID update its driver.


You can read more on this error and what to try here...

Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 BSOD- unexpected hardware failure




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help with bsod,think It's a hardware failure
Hello to all.I have got a problem with my computer.In november I cleaned it and I accidentally put an usb port in the mobo upside down,and since this my computer started to gave me lots of bsod. Trying to fix this problem I have analyzed the crash dumps with windbg,and always said...
BSOD Help and Support
Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!
For the first time ever, I built a PC in late July. Since the first week of owning it, I have gotten the same BSOD once a month, at least. The BSOD's almost all occurred while gaming as well. I also have experienced 5-10 PC freezes, and I am at a loss. I have run Prime95 and Intel's diagnostic...
BSOD Help and Support
Random BSOD due to hardware failure
Hello, I need some help for a problem that I have with my computer. Quite often, I encounter the BSOD and I don't know why. It happens about 4 times a month and it says that it is due to a hardware failure. I noticed that it happens most of the time after I woke the computer awake from sleep,...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD Unexpected Hardware Failure, Please help
Hi, Ive just built my new PC, had it up and running for 2 days working perfectly until my BD drive broke but that hopefully isnt the problem im here for. Im now getting BSOD (unexpected hardware failure) every 30 mins or so (yes i have uninstalled and removed the BD drive). I installed Win 7...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD - Hardware Failure
Hi I have had 3 BSOD's in the last 24 hrs due to a hardware related issue and have no idea of the cause. Required dump files attached. Regards UKMedia
BSOD Help and Support
Hardware Failure
Hey guys, lastnight i was downloading Runes of Magic on my laptop, then all of a sudden a blue screen appeared, then the laptop shut down. Now when i try to start my laptop goes into start up scan to check for problems. When it gets done it says "remove any plugged in device, music player device...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:48.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App