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Windows 7: BSOD occurring at seemingly random times.

29 Mar 2015   #1
endershadow

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
BSOD occurring at seemingly random times.

The first few times it happened I didn't let it create the dump files, but the last 2 time I did allow it to create the dump files. Please let me know if I need to provide more information.


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31 Mar 2015   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

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31 Mar 2015   #3
endershadow

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I ran sfc /scannow and used HWMonitor. The temperatures looked to be within tolerable levels. I run disk check relatively often, so I don't think that's the problem. I'll wait a little to see if this solved the BSOD before marking this as solved. Thanks koolkat77!
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