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 + Unable to Install Games

29 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
BSOD + Unable to Install Games

Hi SevenForums Members,

I have uploaded the required diagnostics file.

The BSOD screen always has this error line:

This problem started after I got a new graphics card and a 2GB RAM stick for my computer. There is a CRC error when I try to install some games, through an ISO image on a virtual drive. I have two hard disks and have tried to install the games after extracting their setup files to the drives of both the hard disks, but the same problem persists in both cases. The funny thing is that my friend has installed the game smoothly with the same ISO image. I even extracted the setup files from his computer and copied them to my computer. However, this method failed with a CRC error again. This has happened in the case of many game setups.

As for the BSOD, it occurs randomly. Sometimes I keep my computer turned on for a long duration (2 days) and play heavy games, but the BSOD doesn't occur, and then i safely turn off my computer. While sometimes when I would start light applications like Google Chrome or Microsoft Word, the computer will crash with a BSOD. This doesn't mean that Chrome or Word are buggy since I have used them for a long duration too, without any problems. In short, the BSOD can happen randomly, even if I just simply click around on the computer.

I ran Windows Memory Diagnostics test and it said I do have an error in my RAM. I didn't care to save the result log of the test.

I want to know the exact problem and if there is any problem in other areas too. Plus, the solution.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 Jul 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

A spot check of your reports indicate either memory or hardware (memory is considered hardware). I would take a know good stick and test each slot for 6 passes. This will allow us to know if you can get off for a few dollars with new ram or the Mother Board has problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 BSOD + Unable to Install Games

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
unable to use DEP to accept games (cant add games in the aproved list)
first off, sorry about my bad english, i am from holland (where education needs inprovement if you ask me) anyway, i resently had my laptop reinstald from vista to windows 7 (my C was full and i had nothing instald on it, its just up-dates, so it was needed) the problem now is, before if...
Unable to install games on Steam
A few months after I got my computer refitted with Windows 7, I started getting a window every time I clicked on...say...Internet Explorer. It says: "Choose the program you want to use to open this file: File: iexplore.exe" Then it shows a bunch of programs. I select "iexplore.exe", but the...
BSOD - unable to do new install Win 7 on new SATA
Using Tyan K8W Thunder s2885 in rack mount case. The board is over 10 years old. Dual AMD Opteron 250 processors, 64 bit. RAM 8 Gb. ATI Radion HD 3650, AGP. There is only the video card, driving a single LCD monitor, PSP mouse & USB keyboard, and the HDD attached to the board, no peripherals. I...
BSOD Help and Support
Unable to install USB controller driver after BSOD
I had one of my regular BSOD (I'm quite sure its a RAM issue) and nothing unusual ever really comes from it, however today it screwed up my USB controller driver and now I'm perplexed as to how to get a fix for it. (Windows 7 64-bit) Windows recognises all of my 8 Universal Serial Bus (USB)...
BSOD during install of games
64bit full retail win7 home premium system is no more then 1.5 weeks old OS was re-installed within past 2 days I try to install any games from impulse, disc, steam... and it gives me a BSOD. Any help would be appreciated.
BSOD Help and Support
Unable to Install Any Games
Hello guys and nice to meet you . I have a very annoying installation problem. Everytime i insert a game dvd in the dvd drive the autoplay shows up. When i attempt to install by selecting setup, the setup installation wizard never appears. The mysterious part is that after every installation...

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 17:01.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App