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Windows 7: BSOD randomly in games

19 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
BSOD randomly in games

I no matter what game I play it will randomly crash the computer some games take longer to crash than others. I since it looked like a graphics card crash I decided to buy a new one to see if that would fix it. Other than a rise in fps I still get crashes. Also yes I have uninstalled old drivers and installed new ones for my hardware.

- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
- the original installed OS on the system?
I don't understand the question
- an OEM or full retail version?
- What is the age of system (hardware)?
It's been upgraded a few times but I'd say 3 years old
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)
About a month or two old (I have reinstalled it many times before to try and fix my problems)

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20 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I just had another blue screen is anyone able to help me out with this problem of mine?
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20 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Bump. These problems are getting worst and worst I'm starting to get this more often.
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29 Jul 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)

Hello Flapjackdan and welcome to Sevenforums.

BSOD Analyse

  • Any sort of overclocking should be stopped. Overclocking is obviously producing a lot of heat. Also make sure that you're not having a motherboard feature that overclocks your computer automatically.
  • Make sure that your computer is running cool. Install Speedfan for instance, and make sure that fans are running at the right speed. Also track down weird or noisy sounds.
  • Windows 7 may have bugs in the OS if you ain't updating. Make sure that Windows Update is running on automatic updates, and not manual, or the 'never' feature.
  • Let's stress test some of the hardware. The most common causer within hardware would be the memory -

There could be a driver could be causing the memory to be borked, but we're usually suggesting a memory test before moving forward. Do a scan with Memtest86+. Memtest is a scanner that'll check your sticks for errors. To ensure that we'll know if it's the slots on the motherboard that's broken, or the sticks itself - we have a little procedure we'll recommend. Remove 1 stick, scan the other with Memtest in the current slot. After 7 passes, move the stick to another slot and scan, and so on and so forth until you've scanned all the sticks, and all the slots, one by one.

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
  • The next would be your processor -

Prime is a stress testing tool for CPU's.
Details below.

Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95
  • If you have your system under warranty, consider replacing it.
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