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Windows 7: Random BSOD

01 May 2014   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
Random BSOD

I am making this quick because they happen more often. I will continue this on another Pc.
Gateway LX6810
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200
Motherboard: Gateway FMCP7AM Chipset: nForce 730i
2 GB Ram, usually have 8 but took them out to try and test
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 120

I tried to include as much info as possible. I am a novice so I apologize if i am not doing this correctly.

Long story short...
Computer has always crashed very randomly. I think GPU was overheating. Installed 2 case fans and it seemed to help.

Then issue started again. even did a clean install of windows 7 premium. The PC originally came with Vista.

BSOD happen in safe most as well. Ive tried clean booting, clean install of GPU. The computer also freezes a lot on the windows logo during startup. Tried chkdsk /r. I don't know where to go from here. Any help is greatly appreciated!!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 May 2014   #2


First of all I advise you to remove Drivermax as they can cause a lot of issues.

Apart from Malwarebytes I can't see an antivirus.
Make sure you don't have the free trial of Malwarebytes as it's been known to cause issues.
I recommend you install MSE in place of your AV if you have one.

Stress test your graphics card with Furmark

I recommend running it for around 30 minutes

warning   Warning

Furmark will increase the temperature of your GPU rapidly so keep and eye on your temperatures

Run SeaTools to see if your HDD or SSD is failing

Post back the results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2014   #3

windows 7 home premium 64bit

I have not tried to fix my PC since my last post(school, new job, etc). I have uninstalled DriverMax and Malewarebytes. I use MSE for anti-virus. I just finished FurMark, which ran for 28 min @ 89 C with no artifacts that I could see. I am still getting BSOD and I attached a new zip. Hopefully someone can help!
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