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Windows 7: Random BSOD for about 2 years

26 Nov 2014   #1
gazzoneill

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
Random BSOD for about 2 years

I've been having random BSOD's for about 2 years now, doesnt seem to matter if im just idling, watching videos or playing games. It can be stable for a few days or a few mins. Any help is much appreciated.


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26 Nov 2014   #2
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Please follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions to grab all and upload a report here.
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27 Nov 2014   #3
gazzoneill

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Requested file attached.

Thanks
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28 Nov 2014   #4
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Run Disk Check on your Hard Drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it.

 Hard Drive Diagnostics

  • Double click and open my computer.
  • Right click on desired drive and hit properties.
  • Click on tools tab and Check now.

Read complete instructions on the tutorial: Disk Check

Other Tests:
 


Test your Hardware for Stability and Heat Problems:

  • Prime95. Be sure to keep an eye on your temperatures when running these tests, especially the Large FFTs.
  • Stress Test Video Card with Furmark
  • Test your CPU Stability with IntelBurnTest.


Temp Monitoring

Check for heating issues using Speccy or HWMonitor.


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Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.
Quote:
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
Memtest should be done overnight.
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28 Nov 2014   #5
gazzoneill

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

CPU under load is 85C idle 42C, 61C is maximum recommended. Guessing I need a new cooler then try again.
GPU seemed ok with:
Furmark
10min duration 4 times
Stable at 74C
No arifacts or crashes
8fps average

I'll by a new cooler and see if the BSOD's stop. I've ran Memtest several times in the past with no issues.
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