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Windows 7: Random BSODs whilst gaming and watching videos

24 Oct 2011   #1
Mooshi

Win7 HP x64
 
 
Random BSODs whilst gaming and watching videos

Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?


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24 Oct 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi View Post
Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?
How many passes of memtest?

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.

You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try



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24 Oct 2011   #3
Mooshi

Win7 HP x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi View Post
Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?
How many passes of memtest?

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.

You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try



I've only done one pass. Both memtest and the built in Windows tool turned up nothing, perhaps I'll leave memtest running over night. Dunno how things have gone downhill as my system was running fine when I first put it together in August. My comp is currently overclocked, temps are fine, but I dunno.
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24 Oct 2011   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi View Post
Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?
How many passes of memtest?

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.

You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try



I've only done one pass. Both memtest and the built in Windows tool turned up nothing, perhaps I'll leave memtest running over night. Dunno how things have gone downhill as my system was running fine when I first put it together in August. My comp is currently overclocked, temps are fine, but I dunno.
Overclocking is probably causing the hardware error, memtest needs to be run for 6-7 passes AFTER you reset to default.
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24 Oct 2011   #5
Mooshi

Win7 HP x64
 
 

I went ahead and updated my bios to the latest version that listed better stability as part of the features list. Hopefully that will end the errors. Even if I am error free, I'll run memtest before I go to bed at stock speeds
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24 Oct 2011   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi View Post
I went ahead and updated my bios to the latest version that listed better stability as part of the features list. Hopefully that will end the errors. Even if I am error free, I'll run memtest before I go to bed at stock speeds
Good luck
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06 Nov 2011   #7
Torqnvert

Windows 7 x64 ultimate Sp1
 
 
I have the same problem as above

i was wondering if you have figured out a solution and i have not updated my bios since i bought it i have tried a lot of things even the ones mentioned in this forum
things I've done: reinstalled windows and updated all drivers to all components.
replaced my GPU scanned with Norton scanned with all the windows scan tools even the one through Cmd prompt i even had a Pc laptops guy look at he told me it was a corrupted windows file but i just did a fresh install deleted the partition and formatted i have not done a mem test i don't know how or where to get the test at i have a feeling it might be the memory but i would like to confirm it before i go buying some and i could use some help, instructions on how to update my BIOS
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