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Windows 7: Random Freeze without BSOD, while playing Starcraft II

05 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Random Freeze without BSOD, while playing Starcraft II

Whenever I play Starcraft II (sometimes Skyrim). my comp suddenly freezes..
the sound it makes is like getting a BSOD (repeating sounds) and the sound get fixed for a while and then goes back to the sound it makes (it's really annoying xD)
and whenever it freezes, i need to force shut down it (remove the plug, pressing/holding the power button doesn't work)
so i want to know how will I fix this because it happens every 30 mins. (i think) and it's really annoying..
and also. the game DOES meet on the Specs of my PC
here's my SPECS:
Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 2.80Ghz
ASUS P5QL SE Motherboard
American Megatrends Version 0402 (BIOS)
NVIDIA 9500GT w/ 1 GB Memory
Realtek HD audio

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05 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Even though you are not getting a blue screen crash, please follow the to provide us with the application and system logs that include errors that may help narrow down the freezing problems.
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06 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

here's the file
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06 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

The files were incomplete. Let's try a different tactic to get the same info. Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:
  1. Click Start Menu
  2. Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
  3. Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
  4. Expand Custom Views
  5. Click Administrative Events
  6. Right click Administrative Events
  7. Save all Events in Custom View As...
  8. Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
  9. When asked, save the display information in English.
  10. Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
  11. Create a new folder by right clicking in a blank area within the folder Errors.evtx is saved in. You could also click New Folder at the top of the directory under the directory path box.
  12. Name the new folder Errors.
  13. Place Errors.evtx and the LocaleMetaData folder into the new Errors folder.
  14. Right click the Errors folder -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
  15. Upload the .zip file here.

Also, I am wondering about possible data corruption on your system since the files you uploaded were incomplete.
  • If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

  • Run Disk Check with both boxes checked for all HDDs and with Automatically fix file system errors checked for all SSDs. Post back your logs for the checks after finding them using Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log.
    For any drives that do not give the message:
    Windows has checked the file system and found no problems
    run disk check again as above. In other words, if it says:
    Windows has made corrections to the file system
    after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

  • Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker up to three times to fix all errors with a restart in between each. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

I fixed it.
I just rolled back my graphics driver to my previous one.
and now it doesn't crash anymore..
thanks by the way for trying to help..
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06 Apr 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

No problem. Glad it is resolved. :) If you are sure it is fixed, you can mark the thread solved.
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06 Apr 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Thanks for marking it solved. That will allow people who stumble across the thread with similar problems to see it was solved and find the solution easier. :)
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