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Windows 7: Boot issues after lightning

08 Jan 2011   #1
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Boot issues after lightning

I'm sorry if I'm posting this in the wrong spot.

So earlier I was using my PC and there was a crash of lightning and thunder, sounded pretty much like it was right above my house. Probably wasn't quite that close, but it sounded like a bomb.
Anyway, the lights flickered, but I didn't think much of it and my computer continued to run fine. My brother checked on his PC (which was on prior) and found it was off. It took a bit to get it to turn on but now it runs fine.
About an hour later my computer got a BSoD with a STOP 0x00000124 error doing some sort of crash dump. I rebooted, it worked for about 10 minutes then I got the BSoD again. Rebooted again, Googled for a bit, found that it might be a graphics card error (I seriously doubt it now), tried to get some new drivers for it, which were going to take 20 minutes to download. I went away for about 5 minutes and finally noticed that the computer had frozen. Couldn't get the task manager up or anything.
Rebooted AGAIN. Computer told me it needed to repair some files, I let it. It froze. Reboot again. Got this message:

TRAP 00000030 ====== EXCEPTION
tr=FFF cr0=00000000
cr3=0060060
gdt = limit= 07F
base=001f000 idtlimit=07FF
base=F0800000
CS:e:p=0007:00000050 ss:esp=0060:00000018 errcode=0000
flags=00000000 NoCy NoZr IntDis Down TrapDis
eax=00000093 ebx=00000002 ecx=0000000D edx=000002B ds=0002 es=7100
edi=0005F2B1 esi=00000C0E ebp=00000BEA er0=00000000 fs=0030 gs=0030


I hope I copied it all down correctly. No idea what it means. Figure it's trying to explain the errors to me.
Rebooted once more, computer turns on but all I get is a black screen.

Might try replacing the power supply later to see if that helps. Considering that it may also be a CPU issue.

Obviously I can't turn on my computer to get additional specs but I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, Intel Dual Core E2200 2.2Ghz, 4gb DDR2 667Mhz RAM, MSI GTX 460 video card, 600w Powerman PSU and I THINK my motherboard is an MSI 7313, M-ATX.
I haven't overclocked anything


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08 Jan 2011   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

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08 Jan 2011   #3
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I would, but as I said in my OP, I cannot boot up my computer anymore. It's not possible.
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08 Jan 2011   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Do any lights come on at all??

EDIT: Try clearing your CMOS, then see if it powers up ...
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08 Jan 2011   #5
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Tried clearing the CMOS by removing the battery and reinstalling it.
Can't tell if it's helped because now my computer won't recognise the monitor :/
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08 Jan 2011   #6
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Is it possible to get the crash dump files if I put my hard drive into someone else's computer? Or will that not work because the hardware has changed?
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08 Jan 2011   #7
MadHacker

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Elynai View Post
Is it possible to get the crash dump files if I put my hard drive into someone else's computer? Or will that not work because the hardware has changed?
you can install the hdd in another computer with a working OS as a 2nd HDD and recover the .wer files, but it's likely you have more serious issues. Lightning strikes wreak all kinds of havoc.. static electricity and power surges can do permanent damage to BIOS and other non volatile memory.
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08 Jan 2011   #8
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadHacker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Elynai View Post
Is it possible to get the crash dump files if I put my hard drive into someone else's computer? Or will that not work because the hardware has changed?
you can install the hdd in another computer with a working OS as a 2nd HDD and recover the .wer files, but it's likely you have more serious issues. Lightning strikes wreak all kinds of havoc.. static electricity and power surges can do permanent damage to BIOS and other non volatile memory.
Yeah, I'm just trying to figure out what's wrong though so I can attempt to replace it. I'm assuming the main issue is the motherboard, my hard drive appears to be fine so far.

(I think) I have attached a .rar with all the .wer files from yesterday.
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08 Jan 2011   #9
Ivan the SoSo

windows 10 pro 64 bit
 
 

Since you did boot and run some it might well be a damaged power supply.....that could cause the video errors and black screen.....
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08 Jan 2011   #10
Elynai

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Replaced the power supply, monitor STILL won't recognise the computer. Grrr.
Edit: And it's not the video card either, replaced that too.
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