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Windows 7: BSOD while doing pretty much anything moderately intensive

20 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
BSOD while doing pretty much anything moderately intensive

Hey everyone!

I recently built my first gaming PC with a friend and I've been having issues ever since. I can download and play smaller games like Bastion or League of Legends, but when I try to download or play larger games I immediately blue screen. This also happens when attempting to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

I'm running an i5 3770k, Asrock Z77 Extreme 4 mobo, Radeon HD 7970, Thermaltake TR2 RX 850w PSU, 4gb x4 of Ripjaw RAM, and a Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB HDD.

I'm uploading all of the crash info as well as all of the other information you could ask for. If you need anything else, please let me know.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Jan 2013   #2

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Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

information   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.

warning   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.

Tip   Tip

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Let us know the results. .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I ran the verifier twice and was unable to get to my desktop. Fortunately I was able to run safe mode and I'm in the process of disabling verifier now. I'm not sure if this generated any new crash dumps, but I'll check to be sure.

Edit: There doesn't seem to be any new crash dumps. Where should I take it from here?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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