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Windows 7: BSOD same time every night since Windows Update, GPU related

11 Jan 2015   #1
Chalkbrood

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BSOD same time every night since Windows Update, GPU related

About a month ago I made the mistake of allowing windows 7 to update, which I do maybe once a year, which had the same consequences it always does, it ****s my graphics drivers. Normally I just pop my VGI cable into my integrated graphics card, uninstall my graphics drivers and reinstall them straight from AMD's website. This time that has not worked and now around 4 am every day my computer crashes. I actually slept through an exam because my computer also functions as my alarm clock.
my specs are on my profile and my log is right here


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12 Jan 2015   #2
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Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Hey chalkbrood, Welcome to Sevenforums.

Lets start by updating your BIOS. There have been several updates since the version you have.

New version = 3603 Yours is 3201

Motherboards - P8Z68-V/GEN3 - ASUS

After this, its going to take a while for me to go over all of your programs that you have on your PC... Its A LOT. My biggest recommendation would be to start over and perform a clean install. If thats not an option...

You have Daemon Tools/Alcohol 52% which can cause BSODs and sometimes carry malware/spyware. Second, I haven't looked at all your programs like I said but just by skimming through a bunch of red flags go up. In startup you have some odd Google Chrome startups and upd.exe which is sometimes associated with a Trojan. It doesn't help that you're running McAfee security because it's garbage.

At a minimum for now..

Download Revouninstaller (Always use Advanced Option > Select All entries found on each screen and delete them)
Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Please remove McAfee, Alcohol 52%/Daemon Tools, and any other programs you've installed that you don't need. There is something showing up in your programs with a bunch of weird characters. If it is present when you scan with Revo, remove it.

Download and install, then scan with Microsoft Security Essentials.
Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows

Download and run Malwarebytes (Click Custom Scan, Check option for Rootkits, Check option to scan C:, Remove any/all PUPS found)
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

Download and run SuperantiSpyware (Check "High Boost" option, Remove any and all unwanted programs when prompted)
SUPERAntiSpyware - Downloading File

Download and run Adwcleaner
AdwCleaner Download

All of these scans will create a log file, please attach those files to your next post
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Again, with so much stuff my recommendation is to backup and personal data and start over. It is just a recommendation though. I just think bringing it to a stable state may be difficult but we will try.
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