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Windows 7: BSOD after long period of shutdown on startup, random power shut off

12 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
BSOD after long period of shutdown on startup, random power shut off

Hi, this is my first time posting here in this forum because I am in desperate need of help on my computer. My computer gets at least ONCE BSOD every time I turn it on after a long period of shutdown. It also sometimes randomly just shuts off or give me additional BSODs. It has got to the point that I can't even load to windows recently, which lead me to reformat my computer. I know the drivers here are not the latest ones, I am trying to use only the drivers from the CDs that came with the hardwares because the last time I used all the latest ones it still caused BSODs. I am not sure what other information I need to post up. Please help with any advices possible, very much appreciated.

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - fresh reformat
AMD Athlon II X4 635 2.9Ghz Socket AM3 95W
Crucial 4GB DDR3-1333 (PC 10600) MT16JTF51264AZ-1G4H1 (It's a 2x 4GB set, but I'm just using once at the moment to filter out problems)
SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 4850 1GB 156-bit GDDR3
Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 7200RPM SATA
Antec Trupower 650W

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1

Download and install the new version ofDriver Sweeper

Download the most recent software\driver for your ati AMD Graphics Drivers & Software

Uninstall ati software\driver,restart in safe mode,run driver sweeper,choose only AMD-Display andclean,restart in normal mode.

Install the new ati software\driver,restart.

Update DirectX

Read carefully the instructions and run
nvidia-amd-video-card-test-occt.html post here the results.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Results of test with OCCT

First off, thank you for helping me out with this problem. I really appreciate it.

My computer shut down once during the directx installation, but has been on since. I did everything you told me to do and uploaded the test results. There were no errors on the GPU: OCCT test, but I can not run the GPU: Memtest because it says my video card does not support some CUDA thing, something like GeForce 8 and up is required.

What should I do now?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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