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Windows 7: Possible OS issue, or hardware issue?

07 Dec 2010   #1
FSNx28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Possible OS issue, or hardware issue?

Howdy All. Have a weird issue with my PC, that I've about had enough of. Trying to decide whehter hardware issue, or software.

I built the PC back in January. Specs are in profile. Or Below:

Windows 7 64bit
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb Core
ASUS M4A79XTD EVO
Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR3 1600
ASUS EN9500GT
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB
Antec CP-850 850W
Antec P183
ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro

Originally system would randomly freeze mainly when using internet explorer or doing a few other things. Discovered unstable sectors on the hard drive and replaced drive. Stability went way up. However on occassion I'd come into the PC room, to find that moving the mouse/striking a key, wouldn't wake the monitor up (Not using any sleep or hibernate options, except to turn the monitor off). I'd be forced to do a reset. Have swapped out GFX card for an XFX Geforce 8400GT and problem still existed. I disabled the monitor sleep, and simply powered off the monitor. Low and behold today, the monitor when powering back on, brings up desktop, but Keyboard/Mouse and other I/Os devices not responding. Forced to do a reset again.

I've updated all drivers and such. PC will run for hours and hours on end playing counterstrike source, folding, browsing, or bench testing, but it seems something is up. I've run Memtest on it for I can't even remember how long with no issues.

I'm half leaning towards it being the board. I threw XP back on the system and it ran great except it would BSOD for the integrated sound card on occassion. Went back to W7, and was getting BSODs practically everytime I tried to RDP to the unit from my MAC. Threw in a PCI Intel Gigabit card, and I can RPD to the unit for an indefinate amount of time with no BSOD now.

I'm not overclocking at all, and that 850Watt PSU is putting out plently of juice with almost no variation in power output.

I'm pretty much looking for any ideas for something I've missed. I'm not sure if posting the dump file would be beneficial, but can post it when I get home.

Much Appreciated for any input. Just frustrating that I don't want to throw parts at it, if I don't have to, but to me it looks like I may have to. I usually never have any hardware quality issues with my home builds. My last build was 6 yrs old and was replaced by this machine. I sold it to a coworker for his grandkids. That thing ran from inception OC'd (2500+ AMD Barton to 3200+), and the only issue I ever ran into was the Maxtor drive that took a dump, and the PSU that finally got tired after 4.5 yrs. I have a similiar build to that for a friend that's still running like day one albiet the time the PSU popped a cap after a thunderstorm


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07 Dec 2010   #2
DScheall

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

kinda havin the same issues myself buddy but mine wouldnt freeze, i have an ASUS p5ld2 Deluxe, pentium 4 HT3.0, 1 GB of ddr2 pc-5300, 80GB Western Digital (primary OS) and 40GB Seagate (secondary or back up drive) i recently changed the disk attributes as follows:
run-cmd
diskpart
select disk 2(which was my 2GB flash drive)
select volume 1(primary volume didnt know)
attributes volume set nodefaultletter
Exit
exit



Now my computer wont boot it will run up get to the ASUS screen and wont move....i hit tab f8 which is supposed to bring up the boot menu but wont bring up any menus.......how do i fix this?????

can i remove the HDD put it in a diff comp as a second HDD and change the attributes back???? or will it not change anything????

Please help Me ASAP
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07 Dec 2010   #3
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Hi, DScheall; welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having problems. Please read this thread, follow the instructions and post back. We will be glad to help you.

https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
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08 Dec 2010   #4
FSNx28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Here is Requested report
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08 Dec 2010   #5
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Remove any Zone Alarm software using the Removal tool as NETIO.SYS is being blamed

Code:
BugCheck 7F, {8, 80050031, 6f8, fffff80002accd91}

Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!CompareSecurityContexts+6a )
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08 Dec 2010   #6
FSNx28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Interesting. I never really had much use for zoneAlarm other than it keeps my wife thinking about things she clicks before clicking them. Is this the possible cause of all BSOD's or particularily the one when RDPing?

Thanks for the quick reply. Will remove ZA and test system.
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08 Dec 2010   #7
DScheall

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

i dont have the BSOD.....my computer just wont boot....i click del to take me into setup and it does nothing it sits at the main screen when u first power up..... it wont let me into a boot menu either.....can anyone help me?????
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08 Dec 2010   #8
FSNx28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

LOL DScheall perhaps you should make a seperate thread as your is not a BSOD issue, and is not in any way related to the issue I was having.

You have a GUI for disk management. I highly doubt what you did is causing the issue. If you can't get into the BIOS settings, then something else is wrong. Have you cleared and loaded default CMOS settings?
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08 Dec 2010   #9
DScheall

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

lol yeah and it rebooted like it should and sat at the same screen again it wont let me bring up a boot menu so i cant try to boot from my cd dvd drive so im stuck lol
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08 Dec 2010   #10
FSNx28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

So if you hit del/f2/ or whatever key to enter BIOS it won't let you? IF that's teh case what you did in diskpark has nothing to do with BIOS.
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