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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By HairyScot
Thanks Dave. The Intel driver required an...

Thanks Dave.

The Intel driver required an uninstall and re-install and I actually got another BSOD as the uninstall completed.
The Juniper stuff is part of the VPN package the missus uses to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By HairyScot
BSOD while playing Free Cell

My missus was busy playing Free Cell on her PC when BSOD occured.
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 11,393
Posted By HairyScot
I have used Ghost for quite some time and never...

I have used Ghost for quite some time and never had any problems restoring an image to a different volume or partition so long as the volume or partition is large enough.
Perhaps it works...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Yes, I have just checked out the power cables in...

Yes, I have just checked out the power cables in my PC. Just in case. :geek:

Thanks for all of your help over the past couple of months.

Have a good year.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
@Arc Loose wire in one of the power connectors....

@Arc
Loose wire in one of the power connectors. Hopefully that was the cause of the BSOD.
HDDs all OK.

BTW
I replaced my old AMD with an Intel I5.
Local store had boxing day specials. Price...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Thanks for the tip, Arc. I rarely use the mount...

Thanks for the tip, Arc.
I rarely use the mount capability of Alcohol 120 since VLC Media Player handles image files and there are also tools like MakeMKV.
Only have 1 virtual drive and always...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
So you are now HairyScott's son? :) Dont worry,...

So you are now HairyScott's son? :) Dont worry, as the account was tried to be created using the same computer and there was some other similarities, it was blocked. Nothing else.

Is it the same...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Sudden BSOD while watching video with VLC Media Player

Was watching movie and halfway through got BSOD. No other symptoms.

Posting this using my dad's ID because I got banned when trying to create my own. :shock:
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Dec 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
I saw an I5 with 8GB ram and 1TB HDD going for...

I saw an I5 with 8GB ram and 1TB HDD going for NZ$650.00 (about 325.00).
I got the missus an I3 with similar capacity last year from the same source for NZ$500.00, so I hope the I5 will still be...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Dec 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
I am now sure that the HDDs are AOK, even got the...

I am now sure that the HDDs are AOK, even got the latest firmware.
Will give the box a long sleep when I have one tonight.
I'm beginning to think that it may be the MB that's the problem since...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Dec 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
If I take a back-up, repartition and reformat,...

If I take a back-up, repartition and reformat, then restore would that do the trick?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Dec 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Could you please expand "2. Re-seat the sata and...

Could you please expand "2. Re-seat the sata and power"?
Already tried Seatools for DOS "Long Test" which came up clean on both HDDs.
Perhaps best option would be to replace the HDD which holds the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
It's back! :confused: Previous tests were...

It's back! :confused:

Previous tests were done after a fairly short period of sleep.

Had a much longer sleep today and hit the BSOD on wake up.

Have attached as much info as I could gather.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/33500869/beer.jpg

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/33500869/beer.jpg
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Just discovered an added bonus: I can now run...

Just discovered an added bonus:
I can now run Windows Backup!
Previously I got some strange error which had something to do with shadow files and customised library content.

So I owe you guys...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Followed all steps. Had a bit of a problem with...

Followed all steps.
Had a bit of a problem with AMD_XATA.SYS (or AMDXATA.SYS) found numerous references to the file, including downloads from a variety of sites but nothing related to a driver...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Perhaps so. Although I will admit I was guilty...

Perhaps so.
Although I will admit I was guilty of taking the easy route and clicking "Install All". :confused:
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
I have to point out that none of these products...

I have to point out that none of these products were problematic during the last 2 or 3 years.
It strikes me as strange that the problem only arose after I re-installed Windows 7 and re-installed...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
I had taken the actions previously suggested but...

I had taken the actions previously suggested but it made no difference so I put the products back.
As I said, I had been running this particular mix for quite some time with no problem, so you can...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
I tried it out after all of the checks. To be...

I tried it out after all of the checks.
To be frank, it's not a train smash, just annoying.
I'll probably try the re-install this weekend.
In the meantime I have uploaded the dumps etc.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Have run Memtest. No problems reported. Ran...

Have run Memtest. No problems reported.
Ran disk checks with Seatools, HDTune, Crystal, no problems reported.
However the BSOD persists.
Next step, I guess, will be a re-install followed by a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Just tried that and got it back to "GOOD". Will...

Just tried that and got it back to "GOOD".
Will see how it goes, but will probably invest in a new HDD

Thanks to both of you for all the assistance.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Thank you. I must say my suspicions were moving...

Thank you.
I must say my suspicions were moving in that direction.
I have in fact just completed a backup with NG15.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Thanks for all the help and info. I will...

Thanks for all the help and info.
I will undertake the Memtest exercise as soon as I can, in the meantime I'll just avoid using sleep mode and shut the system down instead.
I had been contemplating...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 59
Views: 1,912
Posted By HairyScot
Installed HWINFO and generated reports from both...

Installed HWINFO and generated reports from both 32 and 64 bit versions
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