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Windows 7: unknown crashes and blue screens


29 Apr 2010   #1

XP and Windows 7
 
 
unknown crashes and blue screens

im at the end of my line with my pc at the momant tryed everything that i know to try and find the problem to no answer had to resort to help lol my problems started a few weeks ago where i changed my HDD to a brand new spanking 1 TB WDC Green 64 meg and i started to get problems 4 weeks into useing my pc it was all working fine turned off went away for the weekend to come back to windows 7 just staying frozen at the logo starting windows i could still boot into XP working off a seprate HDD and could write/read everything on the 1TB where windows 7 is installed. There i desided to run the repair wizzard from the windows 7 DVD but done nothing of any use rebooted to find windows 7 this time had got past the logo yay or so it would seem after it done chkdsk and found the index corrupted and tryed to fix it but didnt get that far it failed and i got greeted by a blue screen of death every time i tryed to boot, so i ran my restore from the DVD and put back my restore image yay its now working then after a week it all started again now ive been haveing this problem on and off for the past month and the only way to fix it has been restoreing it back to the image i made when i put the new hdd in and done a fresh install ive done every check possible and all hardware comes back clean!! im really even tryed flashing the bios to the newist version so far its worked really well it got into 2 weeks this time insted of a few days done a restore today cos it done the same as normal arrr expect this time windows 7 got really slow installing mass effect and i had to hard reset and got greeted by nothing and then the same normal rubish of blue screens again and freezeing.

some help would be great!!


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01 May 2010   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

We will get a more definitive overview of your problem if you follow this advice.
[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

Upload all of the minidump files located in C:\Windows\Minidump

If you require more help let us know.
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02 May 2010   #3

XP and Windows 7
 
 

thank you for the quick reply so far a few days lucky there has been no crash how ever im not getting my hopes up it does tend to last a few days be4 it desides to go stupid and starts blue screening for no reason i will make sure this time to save the crash dump before i do any restores will post again in a few days with an update on my situation and any dumps ive manged to recover if any
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02 May 2010   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mike pc repair View Post
thank you for the quick reply so far a few days lucky there has been no crash how ever im not getting my hopes up it does tend to last a few days be4 it desides to go stupid and starts blue screening for no reason i will make sure this time to save the crash dump before i do any restores will post again in a few days with an update on my situation and any dumps ive manged to recover if any
Thanks for letting us know Mike.
Good luck.
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07 May 2010   #5

XP and Windows 7
 
 

well at the mo all is well had a glitch last night of a slow down then windows 7 going oi this aint a legal version so i had to re activate after that all went well, on the crash side of things im gona leave it one more week as it was 2 weeks the very 1st time i had the problem things started after 2 weeks of fitting the new HDD while on the subject could the HDD be the problem ive never seen a single computer in my career as a computer consultant where a hard drive fault sits around and now and again causes a problem normally when i see them they just dont work or just spit out read/write errors any info would be very much appreciated!
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11 May 2010   #6

XP and Windows 7
 
 

well fiannly its done something rather nobish started up today shut down fine and worked fine yesturday and i got greeted by chkdsk havent been able to get in yet to get any crash dumps but im getting a rather disturbing messege of FILE RECORD SEGMENT UNREADABLE (incert number here) if i skip the pc just shuts down, as normal the XP hard drive boots up fine from the dule boot im begining to think its that hard drive which is a freeking pain as its brand new.

at the momant windows 7 is apparntly "repairing disk errors" but i have a funny feeling that aint gona work
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11 May 2010   #7

XP and Windows 7
 
 

well i left it and it just sat there doing total nothing from reading a few other problems on the forum the file record segment unreadable along with the repair wizzard doing sod all kinda tells me its that hdd and im sure your gona agree its just what i didnt want to hear lol taken it out and repalced it with my 500 GB now to return it to novertech........not gona see that for a few months while they do things with it
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11 May 2010   #8
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mike pc repair View Post
well i left it and it just sat there doing total nothing from reading a few other problems on the forum the file record segment unreadable along with the repair wizzard doing sod all kinda tells me its that hdd and im sure your gona agree its just what i didnt want to hear lol taken it out and repalced it with my 500 GB now to return it to novertech........not gona see that for a few months while they do things with it
Mike you are most likely correct.
Thanks for keeping us posted.
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