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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
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Posted By metania
Anyone? Just this morning, I booted into...

Anyone?

Just this morning, I booted into Windows and after 10 seconds, the screen went black and it rebooted.

Any idea what's causing this?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By metania
Thanks, yowanvista. Here's the link to my latest...

Thanks, yowanvista. Here's the link to my latest thread with dump files attached and pic of monitor screen during another crash. I followed Dean's instructions, but still get crashes. No BSOD's...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By metania
Nice solution, rbeldua, very constructive. How...

Nice solution, rbeldua, very constructive. How you can say that it's time to change the owner when I actually like Win7 and have tried for MONTHS now to fix the crashes is beyond me. Why don't YOU...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By metania
Thanks WartHog. Yes, I've run all those kinds of...

Thanks WartHog. Yes, I've run all those kinds of tests-several times. Does the fact that I have no crashes whatsoever in the same machine with Linux on 2nd hdd indicate it's likely not something...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By metania
Wow, Golden, I'm envious. I've been dealing with...

Wow, Golden, I'm envious. I've been dealing with various crashes from the very start, since November. :banghead: I've reinstalled, clean reinstalled, updated some drivers and BIOS, disabled fax...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By metania
Why so many crashes with Win7 x64?????

The internet and help forums are LITTERED left and right with people having problems with Win7 x64 crashing. Is this OS that fickle? Will Microsoft ever get the kinks out of 64-bit Windows?I long...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By metania
Installed SP1 manually. Passed Memtest86+ after...

Installed SP1 manually.
Passed Memtest86+ after 10 passes.

Few days ago, got another crash, like the picture above. Also crashed - with screen going black and computer restarting. All this...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By metania
Thanks a lot, Dean. I renamed the modem drivers...

Thanks a lot, Dean. I renamed the modem drivers and am running Memtest. Will also manually update to SP1 since I can't do it through Update Center. I'll post an update when all is done.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By metania
BSOD's after reinstall W7-64bit, no crashes in Linux 2nd drive

I've been having problems with BSOD's and funky freezes and screen graphics crashes (see attached pic) ever since I got this computer last Nov. Crashes usually happen while surfing internet (firefox...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 64,082
Posted By metania
Thanks, Mark. Actually I reinstalled Linux last...

Thanks, Mark. Actually I reinstalled Linux last night anyway, since I had just installed it the day before, on that 2nd hd. All is working just like I want it to now-woohoo!

I unplugged the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 64,082
Posted By metania
Thanks a lot to everyone. I'll go ahead and...

Thanks a lot to everyone. I'll go ahead and remove power cable from 2nd (linux) drive, repair MBR on 1st drive with Win7 Repair DVD, then if everything's ok with that setup, I'll unplug power from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 64,082
Posted By metania
Thanks essenbe. I do have a full backup of my...

Thanks essenbe. I do have a full backup of my win7 installation and I might just reinstall windows again, just so I don't mess up the mbr, in case fixmbr doesn't work.

Here's where I'm at. I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 64,082
Posted By metania
Thanks, Fabe. Honestly, I don't know if...

Thanks, Fabe.

Honestly, I don't know if BOOTMGR is missing or not.

My problem is that when I shut down and restart, I can't get into the original Dell F12 or F8 options. I'm not sure if the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 64,082
Posted By metania
Remove Grub & Restore MBR

I just added a 2nd hdd (1) and installed Linux Mint to it. The 1st hdd (0) has the original Win7 x64 that came with my Dell box.

How do I get rid of grub bootloader so I can boot as before with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By metania
Thanks a lot, Dean. 9 passes of Memtest86+ -...

Thanks a lot, Dean.

9 passes of Memtest86+ - no problems

Does that mean there's no problem with the ram sticks/slots, or should I memtest them individually?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By metania
Monitoring CPU temps when using Prime95

I started a torture test (blend-lots of ram) with Prime95 and my temps shot up to 60 deg. C with speedfan, so I stopped the test.

Did I stop it prematurely? At what temperature should I stop the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Photo/latest dump file attached LOTS of crashes

I'd really appreciate if your BSOD gurus can help me out here. I'm almost ready to RMA this thing back to Dell.:cry:

Lots of crashes yesterday and today, since I formatted c drive and reinstalled...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
I don't know if I should start a new thread or...

I don't know if I should start a new thread or continue this one. I formatted my C drive and installed Win7 from Dell's factory.wim file. Within 20 minutes, another crash. Computer powered down...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Getting more crashes than ever, not just the...

Getting more crashes than ever, not just the bars. Sometimes screen freezes, sometimes it just powers down and restarts. Can do this while on internet, or sitting idle (come back to frozen screen),...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Scrap that idea-just found out I'd have WPA...

Scrap that idea-just found out I'd have WPA issues with Microsoft, since that WinXP version came OEM with the old Compaq box.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
I'm thinking about installing 2nd HD with the...

I'm thinking about installing 2nd HD with the WinXP installation from my previous computer, or am I just begging for trouble?

I had no BSOD's or crashes with it before, maybe it will help me...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
What's the most likely thing so I can narrow down...

What's the most likely thing so I can narrow down what hardware to test?

HDD - SeaTools short DST, S.M.A.R.T. and Short Generic tests all pass.
Speedfan reports HD temp=34C, cores 0,1,2,3=24C
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Ok here are the test results and perfmon report. ...

Ok here are the test results and perfmon report.

Got the Dell last November. Win 7 Home x64 OEM
When I first got computer, I messed up something with Windows Live and decided to use Dell...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Thanks, diehrd. Fan's running. It's an Intel...

Thanks, diehrd. Fan's running. It's an Intel HD, integrated into processor. I've never worked with GPU's before, but does that mean I can't replace it if it's the culprit? I'm under the Dell 1 yr...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,194
Posted By metania
Sorry, I'll get that info together. I was only...

Sorry, I'll get that info together. I was only going to ask about the vertical bar crashes this time, although I do get BSOD crashes too, but with the vertical bar crashes, there's no blue screen,...
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