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Windows 7: Random BSODs and screen freezes

08 Feb 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit


I downloaded avg removal tool, ran it twice and it removed some avg files. However, there were still some files with avg in it and I manually deleted them as well.

I didn't use System Restore for now and booting Windows normally will result in a 100% BSOD with the STOP message:
0X0000007E (0XC00000005, 0X8CF5A503, 0X807868CC, 0X807864B0)

I assumed my CMOS battery went dead because everytime I startup my PC it has the CMOS settings wrong message. But I chose to load default values, and set the clock manually myself when in Windows. This was way before I had these BSODs. Perhaps this was the reason no dump files were created?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Feb 2012   #12

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

It looks like a Memory problem that can only be verified by analyzing the DMP's

We await same.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Feb 2012   #13

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

And the actual DMP file?

Try safe mode to get it

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:
* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.
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