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Windows 7: BSOD survived windows 7 reinstall?

20 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
BSOD survived windows 7 reinstall?

It's not the RAM sticks since i got it after changing both of them around. Might be the HDD...

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21 May 2013   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

Start Menu\Programs\Ad-Aware Antivirus	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Ad-Aware Antivirus	Public
Seems to contribute to your crashes. Remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials to see if it provides more stability. Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software

Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes are recommended from a strict BSOD perspective. They do not cause blue screens on the system as other AV products do.

Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

warning   Warning
DO NOT start the free trial of MalwareBytes, unselect that option when prompted.

Tip   Tip
Make full scans with both separately.

System Optimisers
Please remove the following software:
Start Menu\Programs\Wise Registry Cleaner	Public:Start Menu\Programs\Wise Registry Cleaner	Public
This software is a known cause of BSOD's. The windows 7 operating system does not require these registry cleaning software. They often tune-down rather than tune-up and can wreck the OS beyond repair. Microsoft have improved Windows 7 significantly and it is much better at organising and optimising itself than its predecessors. Check this, this and this thread for evidence.

If you feel the need to use a registry cleaning or optimisation software, most of us recommend the use of CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download but make sure you back up the registry before making letting ccleaner delete anything.

10 Tips on How to Properly Maintain Your Computer

Basic checks: Please run these tests and report back the results

1. SFC /scannow to check windows for corruption - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
2. Disk check for errors on the hard drive - How to Run Disk Check in Windows 7
3. Troubleshoot applications by a clean boot - Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
4. Memtest86+ paying close attention to part 3 - RAM - Test with Memtest86+
5. Hard drive test from HDD mfg website - Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
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