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Windows 7: BSOD shortly after any boot up

16 Dec 2012   #1

Win7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
BSOD shortly after any boot up

No matter what I try to do within 2-3 minutes I get a BSOD. Here are my zipped up dump files:


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16 Dec 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

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Perform a clean boot:Security software?:
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Make scans with the following:

-Kaspersky TDSSKiller-ESET online scannerIn addition, you may run the malicious software removal tool and WDO:Microsoft Security Essentials.
Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.
Perform a System File Check:
  • Click on the
  • Type CMD on Search
  • Left click and Run as Administrator
  • Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.
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The goal is to test all the RAM sticks and all the motherboard slots.

Check your motherboard manual to ensure the RAM sticks are in the recommended motherboard slots. Some motherboards have very specific slots required for the number of RAM sticks installed.

If you get errors, stop the test and continue with the next step.

1. Remove all but one stick of RAM from your computer (this will be RAM stick #1), and run Memtest86 again, for 7 passes.
*Be sure to note the RAM stick, use a piece of tape with a number, and note the motherboard slot.
If this stick passes the test then go to step #3.

2. If RAM stick #1 has errors, repeat the test with RAM stick #2 in the same motherboard slot.
*If RAM stick #2 passes, this indicates that RAM stick #1 may be bad. If you want to be absolutely sure, re-test RAM stick #1 in another known good slot.
*If RAM stick #2 has errors, this indicates another possible bad RAM stick, a possible motherboard slot failure or inadequate settings.
3. Test the next stick of RAM (stick #2) in the next motherboard slot.
*If this RAM stick has errors repeat step #2 using a known good stick if possible, or another stick.
*If this RAM stick has no errors and both sticks failed in slot#1, test RAM stick #1 in this slot.
4. If you find a stick that passes the test, test it in all the other motherboard slots.

If Part 2 testing shows errors, and all tests in Part 3 show errors, you will need to test the RAM sticks in another computer and/or test other RAM in your computer to identify the problem.

In this way, you can identify whether it is a bad stick of RAM, a bad motherboard, or incompatibility between the sticks.
information   Information
Errors are sometimes found after 8 passes.

Tip   Tip
Do this test overnight, before going to bed.

Post back results.
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17 Dec 2012   #3

Win7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I ran all the things you said and everything came back clean. The memory test took about four hours to pass 7 times. The only thing I did not do is test each stick of RAM in each slot. I just didn't have the time and run the full 7 passes one time. It said no errors though.

After shutting down from safe mode last night, I have not had the BSOD. Even before running all these tests I was up and running for a good half hour before I began doing the scans and tests.

Any logical reason this could have "fixed itself" ?
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17 Dec 2012   #4

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I'd give it a week before calling it fixed.

Did you do the steps mentioned on clean boot?
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18 Dec 2012   #5

Win7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Yup.. Ran all of them and they all came back clean.
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18 Dec 2012   #6

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Great

Post the files if there are more BSOD-s.
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18 Dec 2012   #7

Win7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Will do thanks so much.
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26 Dec 2012   #8

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Any BSOD-s this week?
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26 Dec 2012   #9

Win7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Nope, not yet, BUT I think I found the culprit. I noticed last night my wife must have been awakened by my computer coming out of sleep to do the updates from Microsoft, well she proceeded to just hit the power button and turn it off. I asked her if she's done that before and she says anytime it just magically turns on ...... I bet that's what happened. So far this morning no BSOD's .... so maybe the update got done before she tried to kill my machine AGAIN
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26 Dec 2012   #10

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LOL! well observe for a few more weeks before marking as solved.

Happy holidays!
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