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Windows 7: 'random?' or not, bsod's with win7 ent.

05 Jan 2010   #1

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Fixed : 'random?' or not, bsod's with win7 ent.

Hi folks,

i haz gotz an error(tm).

can someone help me figure out where to look,

i did do a memtest, and said to be ok at 2 passed
i did a hdd check (manufaturer tools) witch said the drive is OK,
but a - S.M.A.R.T check says that the drive has read (faults) errors
(mind you: read not write errors, - making it only slightly possible to be the problem????, cuze normally with just one error the drive will try once more.
the fact that the system is running normally (and smoothly) the other 80% of the time. tells me that - its probably not JUST the disk, if indead its faulty...

the honnest, i never worked with minidumps befor... so thats what i come here for... some hints should me there - i just dont know to find them...

thanx alot in advance...

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05 Jan 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP


S.M.A.R.T. is a tool built into hard drives that predicts the failure.
So, if you're getting S.M.A.R.T. errors, then it's likely the drive is getting ready to die on you.

Backup your data immediately and replace the drive.
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07 Jan 2010   #3

windows 7

im running smart tests reguarly now, and the drive is not going worse,
meaning that it has, a higher level of read errors, than it should have, but not so bad that its
getting out of hand,

also it was NOT, the problem,

the problem was that my mobo isn't supporting Highperformance ram, as the ram users more power than jdec subscribes... solution was to change the ram for less performing ones.... now running stable for 18hrs... while even gaming doesn't bring it down...
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