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Windows 7: BSOD seemingly at random - due to firewire card?

06 Apr 2016   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
BSOD seemingly at random - due to firewire card?

Hi there! I got a firewire PCI card for my computer (specs listed in profile) a few weeks ago - this to be able to use a new sound card I had bought. Windows device manager reports nothing wrong with the firewire card (or with any other device), but ever since I've installed it, I've had a few random BSOD's (like 5-6 in about 4 weeks), so I'm suspecting it might be the culprit. They seem to come very randomly. The last time it happened, about 30 mins ago, I had only Chrome and Spotify active (though no music currently playing).

I'm attaching the zip-file from the DM Log collector.

Any idea what exactly might be causing this, and what I might do to rectify the problem? I really need to have the firewire card installed to use my sound card/audio interface, so getting rid of it isn't really an option.

The firewire card is a Lycom FW-101TI.
I'm on Windows 7 64-bit.

Any help on this would be much appreciated! :)

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06 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium

Hello Daisuk and welcome to 7forums! :)

Unfortunately there were no dump files in your upload, the dump files are the ones that are created when the computer restarts after a BSOD crash, considering that the tool collected every other file it's made to collect I'm recommending that you follow this guide just to be sure your computer is setup the correct way:
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Cheers, Boris :)
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06 Apr 2016   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

Hey, thanks a lot, Boris! :) I hadn't set it up correctly, you're right! Damnit. Well, it should be correct now, so I'll report back when another BSOD hits. Thanks again!
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