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Windows 7: BSOD playing too long, watching a video and playing a game or gmod

12 Apr 2013   #1
foodwrap

windows 7 professional 64-bit
 
 
BSOD playing too long, watching a video and playing a game or gmod

I get BSOD whenever I am on my computer for 6 hours or over, watching a video and playing a game, or while playing gmod in general. My comp specs are on my profile as best as I could get. My computer runs 68C 26% fanspeed when not playing any games and gets as hot as 86C when playing games.
and my graphics card is up to date.

some of the BSODs were like memory management or time management or something.

Here is my SCF/scannow
Attachment 263947
and my SF Diagnostic minidump
Attachment 263945


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12 Apr 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome foodwrap Mate you mentioned memory management was brought up.

Now two things you can do here is
a) reseat the sticks

b) run a memtest if the reseating doesn't have any effect

You will need to make a bootable disk for the memtest and set the BIOS to boot from the optical drive then insert the memtest disk and Save and > Enter.

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

The machine will boot into the memtest program - no OS is loaded and it will start "testing" the RAM
Now you need to let it run for at least 8 passes unless you start to get red errors straight away.
The test takes quite while and sometimes people run it overnight.

But do the reseat first and have a look to see if any crud is down in the slots. You can take this chance to have a quick once over of the machine for dust etc

See pics for what it will look like when you run the memtest if you have to.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2013   #3
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

foodwrap

The memory test ISO is obsolete . You will need to have a USB flash drive

Version:Date:Download:
Memtest86+ V4.2025/01/2011download
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12 Apr 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Just as follow up mate I also noted you said your computer temps were 68C and 85C respectively.

Now I am hoping you don't mean the CPU temp as those temps are too high the Tcase temp for that processor is 62C - 71C - see for yourself http://ark.intel.com/products/29765

the fan speed too seems rather slow what fan are we taling about here? Plus what cooler are you using for the CPU?

However I must say I am impressed that you actually added specs which so often is not the case and makes helping out that much easier - well done!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2013   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
foodwrap

The memory test ISO is obsolete . You will need to have a USB flash drive

Version:Date:Download:
Memtest86+ V4.2025/01/2011download
Hum didn't know that as it is still listed and no one else has mentioned it? Anyway whatever foodwrap just do it as per the above
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12 Apr 2013   #6
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

ICit2lol

I stand corrected the .iso version isn't obsolete . Most people now a days use the USB flash drive version .
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12 Apr 2013   #7
foodwrap

windows 7 professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Just as follow up mate I also noted you said your computer temps were 68C and 85C respectively.

Now I am hoping you don't mean the CPU temp as those temps are too high the Tcase temp for that processor is 62C - 71C - see for yourself http://ark.intel.com/products/29765

the fan speed too seems rather slow what fan are we taling about here? Plus what cooler are you using for the CPU?

However I must say I am impressed that you actually added specs which so often is not the case and makes helping out that much easier - well done!
The temps are for the graphics card and i have a 4 external fans. The fan speed is for graphics card to it's on automatic control
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2013   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok mate I was just concerned it may have been the CPU and those don't come cheap these days.
I ma not real sure what temps the cards are meant to run at though 86C seems pretty warm as after all it is only a chip(s) like a CPU.

So have you reseated the sticks and tried again? If you have and it doesn't happen you will know what the problem was if it does blue screen again better run that memtest at least it will eliminate one possible cause. In fact if you want to - could run it when you are of the machine for a while and be one step ahead.


VK ok.
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12 Apr 2013   #9
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

An iso can be booted from a CD or a USB stick, I have and use both depending on what machine I work on. This tutorial will help with memtest,

RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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