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Windows 7: BSOD First with games now just randomly

14 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
BSOD First with games now just randomly

I first got the BSOD with the error atikmdag.sys, playing a game and checked online and it was suggested I update drivers for my graphics card. Once I updated the drivers my computer wouldn't recognize the graphics card at all no matter what I did so I system restored back hoping that would at least give me use of my graphics card back. That worked, but then I started at random times not just in a game get the same atikmdag.sys error. So I tried a different version of drivers for my graphics card and during install I got an error for atihdw76.sys. During all of this I also had hard drive errors show up but nothing involving BSOD's

I never got the BSOD during games until this week playing Deus Ex: Human revolution (actually not even playing it happened as soon as I ended the opening cut scene and tried to move the character), but after that I started getting it in other games as well.

Thanks for the help.

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14 Jun 2013   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello and welcome Sky try these for starters

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Disk Check
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14 Jun 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

Product ID:                00426-OEM-8992662-00006
Original Install Date:     8/2/2010, 10:18:40 PM
System Boot Time:          6/14/2013, 4:06:27 PM
System Manufacturer:       Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model:              GA-MA785GM-US2H
I would recommend purchasing and installing a genuine Windows 7 installation to minimise the problems you are experiencing. An ACER OEM cannot be installed to a retail motherboard and report genuine without the assistance of an activation exploit, rendering the installation counterfeit..
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