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: Crap ton of BSOD - (Too many to list)

10 May 2014   #21
BanjoDrummer

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

My psu should be efficient enough unless it is somehow defective. It has a recommended 500w (i think) to use with the card and I have 600w.

I will try installing 13.9 again, reinstall the network drivers, and reinstalling mse. I am also considering a fresh copy of windows. (Just to make sure, can I reuse the windows 7 disk I have on the same pc?)


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
10 May 2014   #22
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

When was the last time you installed the display driver?

Yes, you can use the same disc to install again, or get the latest installer here,

Windows 7 Direct Download Links, Official Disk Images from Digital River
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 May 2014   #23
BanjoDrummer

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
When was the last time you installed the display driver?

Yes, you can use the same disc to install again, or get the latest installer here,

Windows 7 Direct Download Links, Official Disk Images from Digital River
I installed it about a week ago. If I want to update my drivers, do I have to first uninstall the current one and then download the new one or will the new one override the old one? Is there a program that will allow me to view all my drivers? I think I heard of a program that will test each of your drivers to see if they are faulty
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

10 May 2014   #24
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Follow the steps below for a clean driver install


Quote:
Uninstall your installed latest version of the display driver.
Then clean up any possible leftover.
Then install version 13.9 WHQL only.
Lately we have seen a lot of issues with the latest 13.12 WHQL AMD Catalyst.
If you get the same problem from your other thread then try the clean install process with the latest driver.

I don't know of a driver program that will test if they are faulty.

When crashes are happening but not pointing to a specific driver we recommend driver verifier, that is built into windows though.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 May 2014   #25
BanjoDrummer

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Follow the steps below for a clean driver install


Quote:
Uninstall your installed latest version of the display driver.
Then clean up any possible leftover.
Then install version 13.9 WHQL only.
Lately we have seen a lot of issues with the latest 13.12 WHQL AMD Catalyst.
If you get the same problem from your other thread then try the clean install process with the latest driver.

I don't know of a driver program that will test if they are faulty.

When crashes are happening but not pointing to a specific driver we recommend driver verifier, that is built into windows though.
I meant for updating the drivers for like the chipset, audio, LAN.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 May 2014   #26
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Yeah, for non problematic drivers you can usually just update over the older ones.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 May 2014   #27
BanjoDrummer

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Yeah, for non problematic drivers you can usually just update over the older ones.
I have a question. Why am I experiencing problems with 13.12 and 14.4? I thought the ones they released were the stable ones. Is it the driver causing the issue or is it my computer not working well with the driver?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 May 2014   #28
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

I'm not sure why you are having problems, too many variables. Which is also the reason why display drivers work for some and don't work for others, too many variables.

Quote:
Is it the driver causing the issue or is it my computer not working well with the driver?
That is what we are trying to figure out.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 May 2014   #29
mohavepc

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Well I can only point out what the dumps are flagging, if you would just humor me and try a fresh clean install of the driver,

Desktop

I'm not really a hardware guy but maybe mohave can comment on whether your PSU is sufficient for that card.

As for the MSE error you got earlier, have you tried uninstalling and a fresh install of that?
From MSI: The r9 270 requires approx. 28 amps. continuous and your corsair 600w has a continuous output of 30 amps. Without overclocking you should be ok but just. If you plan to overclock as you state, I would go a minimum of 750w to 800w and 44amp continuous. Could this be a source of your issue? Perhaps. I think even under strain the Corsair should be sufficient unless it's defective. How much you mod your games and or load the system I have no clue therefore I cannot say that's the issue. If your blue screens are happening under normal nominal loads then I can only guess either a defective PSU, Video card or motherboard. My gut feeling is PSU and I know I say this frequently but it is one of the most common hardware failures out there. Personally I would Beg/ Barrow a 700w from a buddy or see if a shop would have a loaner and see if it solves it. In our shop we would put in an 800w and run a stress test in Linux then windows.

The other issues your having could be an issue in windows. I would still barrow or burn a Linux disk and test it out for stability. if the live cd is stable after a couple of hours then I would say its Windows/drivers. The r9 does have Ubuntu drivers avail. you could get a small 40 or 80 gb trash drive and load Ubuntu on it with the r9 drivers and see if its stable in steam. There are many different errors and just as many if not more reasons.

Last thought from me is either driver or psu. without being able to physically run some of these tests I cannot guess any further.

Thank you derekimo for your help
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 May 2014   #30
BanjoDrummer

Windows 7 professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mohavepc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Well I can only point out what the dumps are flagging, if you would just humor me and try a fresh clean install of the driver,

Desktop

I'm not really a hardware guy but maybe mohave can comment on whether your PSU is sufficient for that card.

As for the MSE error you got earlier, have you tried uninstalling and a fresh install of that?
From MSI: The r9 270 requires approx. 28 amps. continuous and your corsair 600w has a continuous output of 30 amps. Without overclocking you should be ok but just. If you plan to overclock as you state, I would go a minimum of 750w to 800w and 44amp continuous. Could this be a source of your issue? Perhaps. I think even under strain the Corsair should be sufficient unless it's defective. How much you mod your games and or load the system I have no clue therefore I cannot say that's the issue. If your blue screens are happening under normal nominal loads then I can only guess either a defective PSU, Video card or motherboard. My gut feeling is PSU and I know I say this frequently but it is one of the most common hardware failures out there. Personally I would Beg/ Barrow a 700w from a buddy or see if a shop would have a loaner and see if it solves it. In our shop we would put in an 800w and run a stress test in Linux then windows.

The other issues your having could be an issue in windows. I would still barrow or burn a Linux disk and test it out for stability. if the live cd is stable after a couple of hours then I would say its Windows/drivers. The r9 does have Ubuntu drivers avail. you could get a small 40 or 80 gb trash drive and load Ubuntu on it with the r9 drivers and see if its stable in steam. There are many different errors and just as many if not more reasons.

Last thought from me is either driver or psu. without being able to physically run some of these tests I cannot guess any further.

Thank you derekimo for your help
How can I tell how many continuous amps it has?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Crap ton of BSOD - (Too many to list)




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD PFN List Corrupt
I had some very bad luck after installing Adobe Photo Shop with BSOD's so I uninstalled it but things seemed to turn worse so I did a restore. It seemed good but my Norton 360 was out of date after the restore, During the update I got a BSOD PFN List Corrupt. Here is my DM Log Collector file. ...
BSOD Help and Support
Spent to much money for this BSOD crap ntoskrnl.exe+75bc0
I had a computer but thought it was time for a new one, got a new cpu video card motherboard power supply ram, all of it. When I switched my hard drive to new computer i was getting BSOD so i reset the hard drive and installed windows 7 Kept getting it so i bought a new hard drive and put...
BSOD Help and Support
Bsod - pfn list corrupt
I've had this computer for about 6 months now. I've had BSOD constantly, and whatever I do isn't helping a friend told me to come here. So here I am, if you can please help me. I've run Prime95 for 24-48 hours and no problems then I can run it a different time and it will crash. I've fixed my...
BSOD Help and Support
PFN List Corrupt BSoD
Windows 7: x64 Original OEM OS Laptop is 2 months old I recovered laptop to factory default to see whether BSoD will appear again or not
BSOD Help and Support
List Files in Folder With Ignore List
Edit: Sorry I made the topic an forgot to change the title. Should be: "List Files in Folder With Ignore List" or something along those lines. I'm a game server admin. What I want to do is generate a text file which will be used when I launch the server. An example of the text file I want to...
General Discussion
BSOD PFN List Corrupt
I am having random BSOD's with the same PFN list corrupt error message. I have attached the requisite zip files. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Windows 7 32-bit upgraded from Vista full retain version purchased from retailer in August, 2009; upgrade to Windows performed in December,...
BSOD Help and Support


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 17:20.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App