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Windows 7: Semi-random freezes BSOD 0x0000124

12 Sep 2012   #31
Kamradziejtomal

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I did a 4 pass memtest check with both sticks with 0 errors I cloud potentially do more but I allready said why I thought memory STICKS are not the problem (if I'm wrong please correct me, I'll also try to make a 6 passes memtest):

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Ram was checked with memtest (around 5-6 hours) with 0 errors. After that I checked if the problem is RAM orientated by checking each RAM stick (both the new ones i bought while going do Windows 7 and the old ones). I did as this:

DIMM 1 slot: Stick #1 New one -> crashed
DIMM 1 slot: Stick #2 New one -> crashed
DIMM 1 slot: Stick #1 Old one -> crashed
DIMM 1 slot: Stick #2 Old one -> crashed
DIMM 2 slot: Stick #1 New one -> crashed
DIMM 2 slot: Stick #2 New one -> crashed
DIMM 2 slot: Stick #1 Old one -> crashed
DIMM 2 slot: Stick #2 Old one -> crashed

And by crashed I mean that the computer acts the same as usual (no error, crash during normal use, etc.) and just freezes up in the above mentioned situations as usual.
Voltages are default I was trying upping them a little but it didn't help since the computer came back from "repairs" it's been on default all the time.

Daemon and RivaTuner are out of the computer, driver was updated but it updated to the same one that was installed previously. Using another mouse didn't prove to be effective at all.

What I did was -> Copy all files to another disk -> use the Windows XP recovery tool to format the drive (format c:\ NTFS) ->Used the ISO file to burn a WIndows 7 CD (from a different computer) -> Install Windows 7 from the CD


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12 Sep 2012   #32
gregrocker

 

Research drivers for the erroring device to find another. You may also have another one cued at Device manager>Device>Update Driver>Browse>Let me pick.

That's the reason i asked you to check your install procedure against the Best Practices in tutorial. I don't know why you would use an XP disk to format the HD for Win7 when tools are available to use during booted Win7 install to repartition and format. XP applies a slightly different partition table. Consider a baseline perfect clean Reinstall following the steps, particularly paying attention to how drivers are handled in Win7.
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12 Sep 2012   #33
Kamradziejtomal

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Before installing Windows 7 I almost 100% surely did another format using the Windows 7 disk (if it's a recommended mobe by the installer I did it). I was doing such method's everytime on Windows XP since for some reason the Windows XP installer didn't sometimes delate all the files from disk C:\ I figured Windows 7 may do the same so I firstly formated it via Windows XP and then most probably on the instalation of Windows 7.

Aslo if I'm not mistaken it may not be possible to use Windows 7 CD to format Windows XP (I recall some problem's with it but I'm not the expert here).

There is now conflicting drivers in the Device Manager (at least not any shown). Apart from the ocasional freezes (in certain describe earlier situations) the computer is working stable, wouldn't a faulty driver contribute to a general system instability rather than semi-random freezes?
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