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Windows 7: Win 7 4 BSOD in 7 days

23 Jul 2013   #11
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

not sure why the SF Diagnostic did not record but it was there for sure. "IRQL_NOT_LESS" BSOD error.

Anyway the HD2 and adapter are disconnected so lets run a bit and see if that was the only problem.


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25 Jul 2013   #12
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

More applications crashing since uninstalling that control card. Excel, Chrome, games. Attaching new SF output.
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25 Jul 2013   #13
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bam12 View Post
More applications crashing since uninstalling that control card. Excel, Chrome, games. Attaching new SF output.
Same as earlier.



I think you should opt for a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 now. That will at least minimize the possibility of any driver caused BSOD.
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25 Jul 2013   #14
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

Arc, if you are seeing no crashes maybe somehow I am not running SF Diag right? Not BSOD but APPCRASH.
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25 Jul 2013   #15
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It may be expected that the clean reinstall will make you free from all those.
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25 Jul 2013   #16
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

Before going through that, I ran sfc and received a message that corrupt file found but unable to repair. Can you interpret the attached log and advise? The reason I ask is because once someone helped to identify the exact bad file instead of reinstall. Thanks.
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25 Jul 2013   #17
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bam12 View Post
Before going through that, I ran sfc and received a message that corrupt file found but unable to repair. Can you interpret the attached log and advise? The reason I ask is because once someone helped to identify the exact bad file instead of reinstall. Thanks.
The log says something else.
Quote:
2013-07-25 10:57:23, Info CSI 00000337 [SR] Verify and Repair Transaction completed. All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired
Excel, Chrome, games .... all are third party applications. SFC /scannow is system file checker. It does not take those stuff into consideration.

information   Information
The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible.
Source: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

So it has nothing to do with third party applications. Now you may go for a clean reinstall I guess.
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25 Jul 2013   #18
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

Arc

Can you recommend a safe/reliable driver diagnostic I can try to isolate/repair any individual ones which are bad? May be avoid reinstall?


Thanks again for helping me out. I guess if I am forced to reinstall this issue is closed.
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26 Jul 2013   #19
Arc

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Actually there is no driver diagnostic tool that is reliable in true sense. None of them does a real good job.

I am not pushing you to a reinstall; but it is worthy of the time. It will take less time and effort than the possible troubleshooting, particularly in such a clueless situation.

But if you want to try to troubleshoot, I would suggest you to follow Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 ... which eventually ends on a clean reinstall though.
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28 Jul 2013   #20
bam12

Windows 7 hom prem sp1 x32
 
 

Hi Arc:

I performed a "upgrade" install using my W7 distribution CD today after running chkdsk and stopping all startup and nonbasic services with msdiag. The installer completed successfully and caused a repair of .net 4 before reboot. Perhaps that was my main problem. Prior to this install I updated my graphics driver yesterdsy also.

Is there a good way to learn if this has corrected my problem ?

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE.
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