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: Can't install some games,Sometimes BSOD occurs

24 Jun 2015   #1
Polimorifst

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Can't install some games,Sometimes BSOD occurs

So this is the story guys.3 or 4 months ago i build a desktop system and one month ago my motherboard broke down.I bought another one that is compatible with my cpu but as i see i cant install some games,because i get data1.cab/media1.cab is corrupt/ some files from installation are corrupt.
Got these errors trying to install NFS The Run,Dirt 3 by now, but World Of Tanks and Hearthsone successfully installed.
Also sometimes i get blue screens with erros: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT or MEMORY_MANAGEMENT.I had Windows 8.1 and i thought if i reinstall the windows the problem may disappear but no...Now i have Windows 7 x64 and still cant install games.
I thought my hdd is faulty so i ran a chkdsk and i got no errors.No errors detected with hd tune pro either.
Last night i ran memtest and after some time i got pass complete no errors detected so i shut it down.
Now if you could help me that would be great because i dont know what is wrong.With old motherboard i never got a blue screen though.
Specs:ASUS Pegatron apm-78-gs
4Gb ram 800MHz (2x2GB)
SAPPHIRE R7 240 1GB GDDR5 WITH BOOST
Wester Digital 120GB


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Jun 2015   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello Poli sorry you have had to wait so long now when you say you ran memtest how many "passes" did you let it run for because you have to run at least 8 passes to get any confirmation of errors or not .

MEMTEST

The memtest you will need to make a bootable disk / stick andset the BIOS to boot from the optical (disk) or USB and it will take a fairtime to run- some leave it overnight..
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
But one thing is very important you must let the test run for at least 8 passes anyless and the findings are no good. Now if errors come up straight away then youcan stop it - see my pics (Keep in mind these are example only as they are shots of older versions but you will get my drift). Now if there are errors and you have more than onestick of RAM in then you will need to test each stick ie remove the sticks andreplace stick 1 in slot 1 and test no errors do the same in slot 2 withstick 1 no errors then repeat the process with stick 2 - that will show up thefaulty stick - the other thing is it could be a faulty slot but most unusual.

It is a very lengthy and tedious process but worth it if youhave errors.
PS Should have said read these and psot back the dumps
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
&
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jun 2015   #3
Polimorifst

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Well first thank you for replying to this.I let the memtest only one pass, i saw that he continues but i shut the pc down.Yesterday i removed one stick of ram and downloaded again all the games that wont install and they installed succesfully.So i think that, that stick of ram is bad. Dont know how bad because it just doesnt let me install the games(gives me that corrupt message)but once i download and install the game with that good stick of ram,i shut down the pc,install the bad stick of ram so ill have 4gb again and the game works like a charm...
I guess i wont need to run memtest since i know which is the bad one.Right?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Jun 2015   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

No mate you need to install the RAM and run the memtest as prescribed - it does not necessarily follow that it is the RAM that is at fault it could possibly be the motherboard slot/s .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can't install some games,Sometimes BSOD occurs




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD - Typically occurs when running applications e.g. games/antivirus
EDIT: I had a fresh BSOD while trying to upload the perfmon log. I have included the dump for that separately. The reason was something along the lines of 'attempt to write over non writable portion' Hello all, I have been experiencing a variety of issues with my computer ever since...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD + Unable to Install Games
Hi SevenForums Members, I have uploaded the required diagnostics file. The BSOD screen always has this error line: Memory_management This problem started after I got a new graphics card and a 2GB RAM stick for my computer. There is a CRC error when I try to install some games, through an...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD occurs while opening browsers and playing games.
Hi, i hope someone could help about my problem. I'm using windows 7 32bit version and I've been having a lot of pc crashes lately and its getting a blue screen and an error related to irql_not_less_or_equal. i really dont know what it is but i manage to get a minidump file. i dont know how to read...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD during install of games
64bit full retail win7 home premium system is no more then 1.5 weeks old OS was re-installed within past 2 days I try to install any games from impulse, disc, steam... and it gives me a BSOD. Any help would be appreciated.
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD occurs every now and then
Hi, I'm getting BSODs every now and then. I posted a thread about this a while back and someone told me that my network drivers was "bad". Now I think I've fixed it but I still keep getting BSODs, however the error message is different from time to time. Here are all of my minidumps I've gotten...
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 22:11.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App