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Windows 7: Error 1033, Random Restarts, No pattern

31 Aug 2014   #1
SmithyTix

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Error 1033, Random Restarts, No pattern

I keep getting a random BSOD Error 1033

I've looked it up on other threads and they all point to a possible damaged video driver however I have uninstalled my Nvidia drivers; re-installed them; done that again without installing Nvidia Experience (I was getting a similar locale error id of 1033 but not a BSOD, just a normal program crash).

I've no clue why it happened; there hasn't been a new driver to download since the end of July.

The specifics on what I am doing when it happens can be at any random time (I have enough fans and power in my computer and I run temperature programs to monitor everything and have physical temp gauges on my tower case, and they are showing the correct temp I usually run at)

I can leave it for a couple of hours and then come back to find it crashed while I was gone or it can be while I play a game and it will just crash just as it starts to put a load on the GPU.

Any help is appreciated but I do ask that if you give some advice; dumb it down a bit for my benefit; I understand computers on a hardware side but on the software side I cannot understand that without a dumbed down explanation.


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01 Sep 2014   #2
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

SmithyTix, I have looked at your last 5 dump files and each one says the same thing.

[CODEERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000185 - The I/O device reported an I/O error.
DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardware
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7a_c0000185][/CODE]

Please go to the manufacturer of your hard drives web site and download their diagnostic tool. If possible use the bootable DOS version. It will give better results. You may find the tests listed at Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp. or you can use Seatools
(SeaTools for DOS | Seagate)

Also please make sure your SSD firmware is up to date.

Run the short and the long tests and let us know the results.
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