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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Aye, I use a cooler. For the sake of...

Aye, I use a cooler.

For the sake of curiousity and knowledge, what're you checking?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
That would be an awful betrayal of trust on the...

That would be an awful betrayal of trust on the can's part. And I love it so dearly for my keyboard, too.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Hmm. I did not know of holding it with a...

Hmm. I did not know of holding it with a toothpick or something, never thought it'd be necessary. I might try to replace the fan sometime if it needs work, but for now I'm sitting around 60 degrees...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Coretemp wasn't lying. I used my house's vent to...

Coretemp wasn't lying. I used my house's vent to cool this thing off and it knows it. Also, my performance was taking a heavy hit from the high temperatures. Amazing how much that affects speed.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
My laptop is cool to the touch and yet coretemp...

My laptop is cool to the touch and yet coretemp is reading higher than ever. I'm going to suppose it bugs out sometimes.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
I rather wish I had a powerful fan just to point...

I rather wish I had a powerful fan just to point at my computer every so often. In fact, back when I lived in a certain dorm I would often pick up my laptop and put it up to the window unit. Worked...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Well that's not good. I'll give this a compressed...

Well that's not good. I'll give this a compressed air spray soon, it has been a little while since I did it.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
I haven't done that, I'll try that. But is all of...

I haven't done that, I'll try that. But is all of that important if I'm not overheating?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Both cores were only around 50 degrees when it...

Both cores were only around 50 degrees when it shut off this time.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
I ran the dell diagnostic tool, which started a...

I ran the dell diagnostic tool, which started a pre-boot assessment. I allowed it to run the extra memory tests, and no problems were found to my knowledge. When I booted, it said that the Windows 7...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By Twilit Soul
Hardware issue?

My computer isn't BSOD'ing per-say, but it is crashing[?]. It is instantly powering off as if I unplugged the battery on it. With a slowly but seemingly increasing frequency. Is this more likely a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Twilit Soul
Thanks!

I appreciate it. I'm guessing that Windows fails at actually detecting if I have the latest driver or not...so I'll start looking for manual updates and let you know if I need help!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Twilit Soul
Computer instantly shut off mid-use.

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
x64
- the original installed OS on the system?
No
- an OEM or full retail version?
Full retail
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail =...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Apr 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Twilit Soul
Ya know, I made this post and completely forgot...

Ya know, I made this post and completely forgot about it until my computer blue screened from this same error right in my face.

I did as you said, thanks =)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Twilit Soul
Computer died in it's sleep.

At least, so far as I can tell. Here's the minidump file.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Dec 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,551
Posted By Twilit Soul
Unmountable_boot_volume

I am currently on my Ubuntu OS, since booting into Windows will no longer work. When I try, there is half a second of a BSOD with UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME and I was only able to read that by breaking...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 17,531
Posted By Twilit Soul
I refuse to believe I've lost all my paddles! But...

I refuse to believe I've lost all my paddles! But when I find the time today I should be able to load up that other hard drive. Unless the "failure imminent" decides to bring itself into existence at...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 17,531
Posted By Twilit Soul
What's OEM? I had a disc from the whole "order a...

What's OEM? I had a disc from the whole "order a computer, get a cd with Windows 7 for free" deal that was going on right before Windows 7 was released.

The only thing I can find on my computer is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 17,531
Posted By Twilit Soul
The program got me a product key, but...when I...

The program got me a product key, but...when I tried to use it, I got:

"The product key you have entered appears to be a default product key and cannot be used for activation. Type a different...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 17,531
Posted By Twilit Soul
Lost product key >.<

Hey, I've recently had to replace my hard drive and thus had to re-install Windows 7. The disc is one I got in the mail after ordering this laptop. I remember there being a product key on a sticker...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,976
Posted By Twilit Soul
All the updates seem to have gone well *nods* And...

All the updates seem to have gone well *nods* And no more blue screens as of yet. Even better, my graphics drivers and bluetooth drivers work properly now =)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,976
Posted By Twilit Soul
Thank you so much! I will update/remove all of...

Thank you so much! I will update/remove all of these things, and hopefully the BSOD will be gone for good =)

I appreciate the help very much. I did not want to have to attempt another Windows...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,976
Posted By Twilit Soul
Driver_irql_not_less_or_equal

Windows 7 is. . .
- x64
- Not the original OS (had vista-64)
- It was one of the discs mailed to you when you bought a qualifying vista system.


- The system is about a year old.
- The OS...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Jun 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By Twilit Soul
Driver_power_state_failure

I was browsing the web on Flock (not the beta version), filling out a form with Nitro PDF reader, and opening the new Google Chrome stable version when the blue screen just popped up. Here's the dump.
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