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: Why do people get BSODs

20 Jan 2016   #21
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Pushing the envelope usually trying to get more performance
Funny win-10's color reminds me of blue screen
Yet the only one I've gotten flashed so fast I didn't even get to read it
Wonderful GPU Tweak caused my first and only one simply installing the most recent version
Thank goodness for system images and your tutorial Wolfgang
Well I am glad you are still referring to my tutorial. Then the work was useful.
More than useful time wise priceless

Saved the same acer install twice already
Once with gpu tweak and again with ie11 install that went bad
3 times in windows 10 in less than a week lol trying to find a drivers happy medium resetting group policy is a pain in the rear


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Jan 2016   #22
BorisTheAnimal

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kathy025 View Post
The only times I get BSOD is due to driver incompatibility (nasty little critters). Don't trust Windows Update to get manufacturer-specific drivers. I was being lazy.

I don't like the BSODs in the newer OS versions. They don't show the hex error code. How am I supposed to know what went wrong?
If you have got Windows using the recommended settings, it should create the dump files upon crashing, which should be created at %SYSTEMROOT%/minidump and if you use WinDbg(Windows Debugger) you can check what cause the crash and oh here are some useful commands: WinDbg
/Boris
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jan 2016   #23
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I had a few BSOD's when they kept releasing new versions of MBAM with a buggy driver:

Latest Version of Malwarebytes

Others were down to me doing something stupid like killing a critical process or deleting a driver. I learned from those mistakes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 Jan 2016   #24
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit; Zorin OS 9 Core (in VM)
 
 

I've had a number of BSODs over the years.
On my XP rig, I got BSODs because of mobo damage, caused by a dying power supply. Windows was not at fault.
On my XP rig and my present 7 machine, I've gotten BSODs from my Diamond sound card driver, cmudax3.sys. It's supplied by the card vendor but it's never been signed by M$.
I lost track of how many BSODs I had with Win95!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Why do people get BSODs




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
What do people do with their pc's?
Good day to all. Just a little bit of me being nosey,What do people really use their computers for? 1.Photo's 2.Music 3.Documents 4.Spreadsheets 5.DVD's Watching films 6.Making programs etc 7.Shopping 8.Skype
General Discussion
People Near Me
People Near Me: frequently asked questions and People Near Me Although this came from Vista, I've never ever saw this before. Has anyone used this? Thoughs? Does it works? Based on the Technet link, it sounds like a "get a temporary friend while you're alone with your portable" :p
Network & Sharing
hi people, need a little help
i tried to update bios off hp site but for some reason it woulnt work,i ask what i could do but they just gave me a run around, so i took the bios update extracted it which is 360BF52.fd , and i did the hp format tool thing with boot file and ubs,i put it in the ubs along with flashit and all i get...
General Discussion


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 21:28.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App