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Windows 7: Randon crashes-will not reboot until power cord is unplugged

30 Dec 2014   #1
mad maximus

windows 7 professional 64 bit
Randon crashes-will not reboot until power cord is unplugged

Computer is experiencing random, sudden crashes. Push the power button to reboot - nothing. If I manually unplug the power cord, replug in, the computer will reboot. Get the screen about the improper shut down, select last good start up and the computer loads as it is supposed to. Tried contacting the manufacturer, but have had no response (so much for superior support from a boutique builder).

Anyone have any insight as to the cause of the crashes and how to prevent in the future?

Computer Info as follows:

Dual boot (XP Pro & Win 7 Pro) MaxForce PC
Thermaltake 500W power supply
Intel Core i7 870, 2.93 GHz, 8 MB
Gigabyte GA-H57M-USB3 motherboard
Super Talent DDR3-1333, 8 GB (2 x 4G) memory
Hard Drive #1: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS, 640 GB, SATA 2, 32 MB (XP Pro)
Hard Drive #2: Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS, 300 GB (Win 7 Pro)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Dec 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Do you monitor the temps of your cpu and gpu. If so what are the temp?
Idle and under load.

What video card do you have?

Please do this also it will help our BSOD experts.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jan 2015   #3
mad maximus

windows 7 professional 64 bit

Graphics card is a nVidia GeForce GT 430. At idle GPU is about 83F, with multiple windows and programs open, and playing Skyrim on Steam temp went up to about 155F.
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