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Windows 7: Random Freezes with new PC!

09 Oct 2011   #1
Bornie

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Random Freezes with new PC!

I'm getting random freezes without bluescreen, sometimes while gaming, sometimes while only surfing on internet or just browsing files.
I checked the Event Viewer and there are always 2 same BSOD:

Critical
Quote:
- <Event xmlns="Error">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />

<EventID>41</EventID>

<Version>2</Version>

<Level>1</Level>

<Task>63</Task>

<Opcode>0</Opcode>

<Keywords>0x8000000000000002</Keywords>

<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-10-09T15:01:52.811618100Z" />

<EventRecordID>1326</EventRecordID>

<Correlation />

<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />

<Channel>System</Channel>

<Computer>Bornie-PC</Computer>

<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />

</System>


- <EventData>
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">0</Data>

<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data>

<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x0</Data>

<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x0</Data>

<Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data>

<Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data>

<Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>

</EventData>


</Event>

and

Error
Quote:
- <Event xmlns="Error">
- <System>
<Provider Name="EventLog" />

<EventID Qualifiers="32768">6008</EventID>

<Level>2</Level>

<Task>0</Task>

<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>

<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-10-09T15:02:13.000000000Z" />

<EventRecordID>1321</EventRecordID>

<Channel>System</Channel>

<Computer>Bornie-PC</Computer>

<Security />

</System>


- <EventData>
<Data>18:00:31</Data>

<Data>‎9.‎10.‎2011</Data>

<Data />

<Data />

<Data>549</Data>

<Data />

<Data />

<Binary>DB070A0000000900120000001F003101DB070A00000009000F0000001F003101600900003C000000010000006009 000000000000B00400000100000000000000</Binary>

</EventData>


</Event>

Any idea where these are coming from ?!
Any stress test programs dont show any errors or so and say that are devices are working properly.
I got a brand new setup as follows:

Motherboard: AsRock Z68 Pro3 (B3)
CPU: Intel Core I5-2500K
GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 570 HD SuperClocked
HDD: Samsung SpinPoint F3 1,5TB, SATA II
PSU: ARCTIC COOLING Fusion 550R
RAM: 8GB-Kit G.Skill RipJaws-X PC3-10667U CL9
CASE: BitFenix Shinobi Midi-Tower black
FANS: 3x Scythe GentleTyphoon 120 mm 800 rpm


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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09 Oct 2011   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

There are many reasons why a PC " behaves" this way.
These annoying " gliches" may be caused by an overloaded hard drive, overworked CPU, Malware, running 2 AV 's, unnecessary data, Browser addons or you may have unnecessary programs running in the background etc....

Troubleshooting steps for you to try -

* Go to search, type device manager and look for any yellow warning markers.

* Download SuperAntiSpyware or Malwarebytes, run a full scan after you update.

* Run an Antivirus scan.

*Type event viewer, in search (by start button) > Windows Logs > Application & System.
Look for RED critical errors that say app hang, app crash, or anything that relates to the problem.
Note the event ID, and the source codes and Google search them.

* Make sure that you are not over heating.

* Make sure PSU is working properly.

* If overclocking, restore to original.

* Try in safe mode; report back if it works properly.

BTW, If you get a BSOD submit the DMP files for analysis.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Oct 2011   #3
Ferenth

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Seeing as how I just recovered from a similar issue I'll also toss in my two cents.

I simply had to replace my hard-drive and re-install. Everything is running great now.

Is your hard-drive new or old? A simple check for some bad sectors might help as well. Anyways, JMH will know more than I so listen to him first!

Just suggesting a possible HDD issue.

Cheers and goodluck
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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09 Oct 2011   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ferenth View Post
Seeing as how I just recovered from a similar issue I'll also toss in my two cents.

I simply had to replace my hard-drive and re-install. Everything is running great now.

Is your hard-drive new or old? A simple check for some bad sectors might help as well. Anyways, JMH will know more than I so listen to him first!

Just suggesting a possible HDD issue.

Cheers and goodluck
Your comments / observations are welcome.
BTW this he is a she <grin>
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Oct 2011   #5
Ferenth

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMH View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ferenth View Post
Seeing as how I just recovered from a similar issue I'll also toss in my two cents.

I simply had to replace my hard-drive and re-install. Everything is running great now.

Is your hard-drive new or old? A simple check for some bad sectors might help as well. Anyways, JMH will know more than I so listen to him first!

Just suggesting a possible HDD issue.

Cheers and goodluck
Your comments / observations are welcome.
BTW this he is a she <grin>
A she hey? Woops... My apologies!

Glad to know my comments are welcome.

I am posting again as well because I had a perfect install on a brand new hard drive this morning and my comp restarted randomly again.

I suspect a bad piece of ram so I suggest checking that as well.

Anyways good luck. I will be sure to post what the techs find when I get my system back in case it helps you.

Cheers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #6
Bornie

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks for advices JMH and Fenerth!
Found out that the cause of my crashes was a bad piece of RAM.
Hope this helps somebody with same issues!

-Bornie
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #7
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Thanks for posting back to let us know...
Safe surfing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Oct 2011   #8
Ferenth

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Great, glad to hear you got it fixed.

Mine was like this: bad hard-drive into brand new system, change the hard-drive, then found out bad ram was also causing issues.

Up and running 2 days now with no issues. Bad RAM is a very common issue it seems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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