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Windows 7: Crashing while playing games, Kernel Event ID 41 Task Category 63

26 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Crashing while playing games, Kernel Event ID 41 Task Category 63

I need a little help with a problem that I've had occur for the past few days. So I would try to load up a game and play, but in doing so, my computer will go into a black screen and restart itself once I start actually getting into the game. No BSOD is shown. I checked my event viewer and found out that I'm getting this critical error of "Kernel Power Event ID 41 Task Category (63)" and have been working for hours trying to find a solution. Drivers have been reinstalled, tested my RAM, checked the hard drives, and voltages have looked fine on my PSU. The only things I haven't checked are testing my GPU and CPU, so does that mean either of those components could be the source of these errors? or is there something else that I'm missing here?

Here are the critical error properties:

- <Event xmlns="">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-06-26T06:03:56.599610700Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
- <EventData>
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">278</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0xfffffa800cbe0010</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0xfffff88006259128</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0xffffffffc000009a</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x4</Data>
<Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data>
<Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>

Intel Core i5 4670k CPU
ASUS Maximus VI Hero z87 Motherboard
Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 GPU
Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB 1600Mhz RAM
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200rpm HDD
Samsung 840 Series 120GB SSD
XFX Pro750W Black Edition PSU

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30 Jun 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hey there! You haven't enabled dumps. Enable dumps. Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
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