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Windows 7: Drives keep disappearing and constant BSoDs (difficult)

18 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Drives keep disappearing and constant BSoDs (difficult)

My specs:
MB: Asus P8P67Pro
CPU: i7 2600k
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaw (2x4GB)
PSU: PC and Power Cooling 750W
Cooler: Artic Cooler Freezer 13
Sound: HDA XPlosion'
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6870

DVD: Pioneer DVD-RW/DVD-R 212D
HDD: Western Digital Raptor (150GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (400GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (750GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (1TB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (1TB)

BSoDs:
STOP: 0xF4 (most frequent)
STOP: 0x7E
STOP: 0x7A
missing %hs

I recently built a new computer. There were no problems putting it together but when I tried to install Windows my drive kept disappearing. I only had one drive plugged in at the time (Western Digital 150GB) because I heard about people having trouble installing Windows with multiple SATA drives.
Eventually, I got the system to recognize the drive long enough to install Windows and l was up and running for a while. However, over the past few days I have had countless crashes all resulting in Blue Screens, different ones at that.
I reckon the problem is that the C: drive keeps disappearing and Windows can't find it so it throws out a BsoD relevant to it at the time.
The weirdest part is sometimes when I go into the Bios any number of my drives will not be detected but after a Simple reboot they'll be there again. The only drive that is always there is my DVD drive. The only problem with that is I can't seem to boot from my DVD drive at all, not even to boot from my Windows disc.
The problems have been getting worse. lt is a war to get into Windows now and if do manage to get in, its only a matter of time before it crashes again. I have discovered l cannot run Avira, my sound will suddenly disappear and copying /moving /downloading will cause it to Blue Screen without fail.
I have since reseated all components of my computer, I have turned off drives going into hibernation, I have changed all the Sata cables and can verify the integrity of all my drives. Everything, especially when it crashes, seems entirely random to me. I am at a loss as to what to do. I have tried everything I can think of and I am running out of ideas.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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18 Nov 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nyandaber View Post
My specs:
MB: Asus P8P67Pro
CPU: i7 2600k
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaw (2x4GB)
PSU: PC and Power Cooling 750W
Cooler: Artic Cooler Freezer 13
Sound: HDA XPlosion'
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 6870

DVD: Pioneer DVD-RW/DVD-R 212D
HDD: Western Digital Raptor (150GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (400GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (750GB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (1TB)
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar (1TB)

BSoDs:
STOP: 0xF4 (most frequent)
STOP: 0x7E
STOP: 0x7A
missing %hs

I recently built a new computer. There were no problems putting it together but when I tried to install Windows my drive kept disappearing. I only had one drive plugged in at the time (Western Digital 150GB) because I heard about people having trouble installing Windows with multiple SATA drives.
Eventually, I got the system to recognize the drive long enough to install Windows and l was up and running for a while. However, over the past few days I have had countless crashes all resulting in Blue Screens, different ones at that.
I reckon the problem is that the C: drive keeps disappearing and Windows can't find it so it throws out a BsoD relevant to it at the time.
The weirdest part is sometimes when I go into the Bios any number of my drives will not be detected but after a Simple reboot they'll be there again. The only drive that is always there is my DVD drive. The only problem with that is I can't seem to boot from my DVD drive at all, not even to boot from my Windows disc.
The problems have been getting worse. lt is a war to get into Windows now and if do manage to get in, its only a matter of time before it crashes again. I have discovered l cannot run Avira, my sound will suddenly disappear and copying /moving /downloading will cause it to Blue Screen without fail.
I have since reseated all components of my computer, I have turned off drives going into hibernation, I have changed all the Sata cables and can verify the integrity of all my drives. Everything, especially when it crashes, seems entirely random to me. I am at a loss as to what to do. I have tried everything I can think of and I am running out of ideas.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.



We do need the actual DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.




My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I have attached my most recent crash minidump. I hope this helps.
Thank you for the instructions, by the way. They were very helpful.


Attached Files
File Type: zip 111911-19437-01.zip (29.0 KB, 6 views)
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20 Nov 2011   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nyandaber View Post
Bump
Only one DMP was uploaded and it was inconclusive. If you have more upload them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Here's another one:


Attached Files
File Type: zip 112311-29811-01.zip (28.3 KB, 3 views)
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24 Nov 2011   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nyandaber View Post
Here's another one:

Blamed on a critical process being terminated.

Run a system file check to verify and repair your system files.
To do this type cmd in search, then right click to run as administrator, then
SFC /SCANNOW

It may need to be run up to three times before sucessful

Read here for more information SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Let us know the results from the report at the end.


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