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Windows 7: Crashing Hysteria, Not software related?

29 Apr 2012   #1
blazestalker

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Crashing Hysteria, Not software related?

Hi.
My computer are acting so weird lately =/

Yesterday the electricity went out in this house, 3 times in a row.
Every these times i tried to start up my computer again, but got shut down while loading.

Then the electricity started going on and off and on and off fast for 3 seconds.
(i know my provider was working on a generator that exploded or something.
Then my computer started turning itself on-off-on-off-on-off until i had to force it to stop.

I waited 30 min and tried to start the pc again, now my pc wanted to run a diskcheck because of these sudden shutdowns.
So i let it do so, until it almost was finished, then i got a Bluescreen and the diskcheck crashed.

i got in to windows in the end, and every program seem to crash, my internet browsers crashing, all my programs popping up errors.
So i decided to try running a new dskchk, i did so and it didnt get better.

I found out, only solution here was a fresh install.
So i actually formatted my drive and reinstalled windows.

Guess what? nothing is better!
I get error when i try to install new programs, browsing internet, i sometimes get bluescreen and i have real problem getting programs installed and working.


Hardware problem? i havent installed any hardware to my computer in a long time.
I also tried to reset bios, didnt work either.

Heres my last bluescreen:
BCCode: 1a
BCP1: 0000000000000403
BCP2: FFFFF68000036078
BCP3: B360000027429867
BCP4: FFFFF6FC50078B58
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1



System:
Asus Crosshair IV
2x4Gb Ocz 1333mhz Memory
Phenom 4 3.4ghz
Radeon HD 6950


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Apr 2012   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

It's quite possible the power cuts have trashed your motherboard.

Short of taking your computer into a repair shop I'm not sure what else to suggest.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Apr 2012   #3
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

That particular crash points to memory as the culprit.
  • Run the boot version of Memtest86+ paying close attention to Parts 2 and 3 of the tutorial. Also, in case Memtest86+ misses anything and comes up with no errors, run the extended version of the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool for at least five passes. These you may want to run overnight since they take a long time to complete (run them an hour before bed each of the next two nights and check before going to sleep that they are still running).

    For Part 3: If You Have Errors: If you swap any memory components, follow these steps for ESD safety:
    1. Shut down and turn off your computer.
    2. Unplug all power supplies to the computer (AC Power then battery for laptops, AC power for desktops)
    3. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds to close the circuit and ensure all power drains from components.
    4. Make sure you are grounded by using proper grounding techniques, i.e. work on an anti-static workbench, anti-static desk, or an anti-static pad. Hold something metallic while touching it to the anti-static surface, or use an anti-static wristband to attach to the anti-static material while working.
    Once these steps have been followed, it is safe to remove and replace components within your computer.
It is possible that your memory was damaged by a power surge during the on/off cycle you describe.
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