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Windows 7: BSOD (0x124) randomly, and while playing.

13 Dec 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
BSOD (0x124) randomly, and while playing.

Hello, and thanks to anyone that's willing to read this and help me with some issues! I'd like to clarify that I know nothing about hardware. Thus, I beg for patience should I fail to understand some of your answers.

I've started to get BSOD's while gaming, many times a day, about two months ago. They used to happen every 2 hours or so. I upgraded the cooling system and the energy source, which ended up reducing the frequency of the BSOD, but didn't stop them at all. In fact, after this upgrade, they also started to happen randomly, even if the computer was idle. Of course, not as often as while I was playing.

After a week living with this constant party-crushing errors, I decided to make a clean Windows reinstall.
When it was done, I left some files copying from my external drive to the now clean one, and went to sleep. I woke up this morning, and realized the computer restarted itself, and had an "unexpected shutdown" warning message on the screen.

I've uploaded the ZIP that the DM Log Collector created. There's only one dump file right now, given the others were erased with the previous OS.

I'm not sure what to do, or what part of the hardware to blame. My eyes are set on the CPU, but I know so little about this things, that I need some help. Is there anything I can do to narrow down the culprit? Thanks to you in advance for any aid provided.

EDIT: Added information.

Usually, instead of a BlueScreen, the computer simply resets itself, but after doing so, displays a Windows "Unexpected Shutdown" warning message, a new BSOD dump file is created, and displays the error 0x124. After having 3 additional 0x124 errors, I can now provide more information. Also, I clarify that I'm not Overclocking, or ever did so.

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16 Dec 2015   #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 Sinclair mate what media are you installing from as I see no SP1 (Service Pack 1) listed.
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16 Dec 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I didn't realize I hadn't done the updates... Maybe that has something to do with it.

Done some tests, using memtest and prime95. Memtest ran fine, no errors detected. However, If I try to run a Prime95 Stress test, on all three options, causes me a BSOD. As usual, code 0x124. No "results" file is made in that case.

I'm going to download Windows updates. Maybe that'll fix something.
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17 Dec 2015   #4

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

Hello mate siorry late reply if you haven't started updates yet the set the updates to what is in my pic and look for the KB30305533 it is the upgrade to 10 one that you cannot get rid of once installed and will nag you. It can be got around by using the disable upgrade download from this - just Hide it when you find it - tedious process but worth itUpgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums the nag can be done later but best nit installed in the first place
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17 Dec 2015   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

Nombre de host:                            ADMIN-PC
Nombre del sistema operativo:              Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 
Versión del sistema operativo:             6.1.7600 N/D Compilación 7600
Fabricante del sistema operativo:          Microsoft Corporation
Configuración del sistema operativo:       Estación de trabajo independiente
Tipo de compilación del sistema operativo: Multiprocessor Free
Propiedad de:                              Admin
Organización registrada:                   
Id. del producto:                          00426-OEM-8992662-00400
Fecha de instalación original:             12/12/2015, 11:06:37
Tiempo de arranque del sistema:            13/12/2015, 4:46:03
Fabricante del sistema:                    Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Modelo el sistema:                         GA-78LMT-S2
Counterfeit installations such as yours contains heavily modified code that causes the installation to behave it unexpected ways. Analysing BSOD's and determining their causes on these sorts of installations is very unreliable.

My recommendation is to start with a clean slate, and install a genuine version of Windows. This will minimise the problems you are experiencing, and make subsequent diagnosis of BSOD's far more reliable. Once you are running a genuine Windows installation, and are still experiencing BSOD's, we will be happy to help you solve them.
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19 Dec 2015   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

If I may ask, what makes you think this Windows copy isn't authentic? The people who installed it have my confidence, to be honest, and they assured me it was original. More so, I spend the little money I had left on it.

I've finished installing around 200 updates. However, I couldn't find that "KB30305533" mentioned by ICIT2LOL, which makes me think you could be right.

If that's the case, I'll do as you say. However, I'll have to wait. I may just buy another brand new PC when I can afford it. Will solve a lot of things...
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19 Dec 2015   #7

Windows 10 Pro

The installed Product ID is a Dell Product ID and oem_slp.
An oem_slp product ID on a retail board can only be done via a crack, because an oem_slp activation works with the BIOS.

If one wouldn't use a crack to install an oem_slp on a retail board, the activation wouldn't work.
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