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Windows 7: need some help


02 Mar 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
need some help

will someone help me escape my windows7 nightmare??

6-8 months ago i had a working win2kpro machine. started noticin that i was runnin out of drivespace and also that alot of my software was becoming unsupported. it was time to upgrade. so at first i just installed a bigger hdd and filled up on ram. turns out win2k can't see a 1tb hdd... only about 132gb of it. so i checked the rest of my sys requirements for Windows 7 and it said my comp was compatible.. so i purchased Windows 7 ultimate. i did not realize that when it said "at least 128mb 3d graphics" that MY 128 mb 3d graphics did not count. or my sound. ohh.. Windows 7 saw my hardware and my drivers, it just refused to use them. so i installed new "Windows 7 compatible" sound and video cards. that solved that problem.

btw.. my computer also had began crashing within 2 hours of OS install. i thought.. i did go from a 32 bit to a 64 bit OS... maybe my proc's gettin hot. and it was... about 8-10degrees hotter. so i installed a bigger sink n fan. that cooled it off but did not stop the crashing. i was also using a used 450W power supply that i had rebuilt probly 6months earlier. i didn't have time (or will) to test the p.s. any further so i bought a new 630W. did not help. tried to install on my old 40gb ide hdd and it crashed during install. i am now tryin the 32 bit version and it so far seems to be worse.

have i reinstalled Windows 7?? yes
have i tried installing Windows 7 on a different hdd?? yes
do i have all the latest drivers?? yes
have i tried system restore?? yes
did i try the official Windows 7 compatibilty testing software?? yes
is this my first computer build?? no
do i like to torture myself?? apperently so

and still gettin blue screens.
it also freezes.
many, many messages sayin::
internet explorer has stopped working
desktop gadgets has stopped working
windows explorer has stopped working
etc...


plz hlp.

**clickin submit before it

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02 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There's been one post today with a user doing scans and what not, to report back they opened up the case to check everything and they haven't had a problem since, so without trying to sound patronising, double check everything is seated and connected properly.
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02 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

don't know if this will help. it's from about 15 minutes ago.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 1000008e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 91B1E77E
BCP3: 9A693B80
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Bucket ID: IP_MISALIGNED

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02 Mar 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

also ran manufacturer's diagnostic on my new hdd and it says the drive is installed correctly with no errors.
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