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Windows 7: Games Freezing the BSOD

17 Nov 2015   #1
wars1ck

64 Bit
 
 
Games Freezing the BSOD

Hey guys. Recently reformatted windows as I've upgraded to an SSD. Apart from that no new hardware changes. I've had a nightmare with windows updates, narrowed it down to 2 updates that would always crash my PC so I ended up turning windows updates off. Now, on games or sometimes while idle the PC freezes then BSOD. With a critical "Kernal Power" error in event viewer. If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it! Log file attached below thanks.


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17 Nov 2015   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Some interesting dump files there but no definitive cause listed, your dumps are split 3 ways between
0xA errors which can indicate a memory problem and 0x124/0x101 errors which point towards a hardware problem, I think the best way forward would be some hardware tests and updating to see if you can improve the situation.

First steps would be to run an SFC scan and to check temperatures and make sure the machine is not overheating, you can use programs like Prime 95 to stress your cpu to see if it crashes or overheats, if this runs fine you could look into bios reset/bios update.
Run memtest overnight to thoroughly check your ram for errors
Have a look here for more info on your bugcheck codes BSOD Index
STOP 0x101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT troubleshtg
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95
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