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Windows 7: BSOD when alt-tabbing from full screen to desktop, sometimes when idle

22 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
BSOD when alt-tabbing from full screen to desktop, sometimes when idle

I've noticed that my computer would be more proned to BSOD-ing when I alt-tab from a full screen game to the desktop. I thought it had something to do with my video card so I've replaced it with a new video card and the problem is still occuring. Also, my computer would BSOD when it's just idling.

I also do recall seeing dxdiag.sys whenever it BSODS sometimes.


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23 Apr 2015   #2

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The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Now wait for another BSOD. When it occurred, search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. See if the crash dump is recorded or not (hopefully it will be recorded).Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Dont run any disc cleanup tool before you upload another zip.
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26 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

So I've actually did that and I also checked on my control panel -> system security -> startup and recovery settings, and it said that it will create a minidump. Today, I didn't visually see it BSOD, but my computer did restart. I know I don't have any program or automatic updates that will make my computer restart.
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