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Windows 7: BSODs from potential hardware issue?

04 May 2010   #21
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I don't know of a way to tell whether it's the CPU or mobo screwing up.

If a replacement CPU doesn't help, try the motherboard.


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04 May 2010   #22
Techguystu

Microsoft windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Try re installing windows 7, and then go from there if not go with another os like windows xp if that still does not work try puttin new hardware in your computer or take out what you recently put in and return it to the shop
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04 May 2010   #23
Vrly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

AMD responded, asking for the usual stuff, but the guy mentioned it being possible that the processor's memory controller could be causing this. Can anyone elaborate on that and any ways of troubleshooting?
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04 May 2010   #24
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You may try updating your BIOS and resetting your BIOS to defaults.
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04 May 2010   #25
Vrly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I installed my OS clean again. Gonna run Prime95 again to see if I still crash.

Also, this may sound totally stupid or crazy or whatever, but is there any chance installing 32- instead of 64-bit would do anything?
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04 May 2010   #26
Vrly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Okay, Prime95 passed all test types. I only ran each for a few minutes, but before the reinstall it would crash before even 60 seconds went by. I'm trying to keep from being optimistic but that's really promising. I hope this somehow fixed it. I'll post if I crash again. Going to try running some games. Crossing my fingers.
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04 May 2010   #27
Vrly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Talk about jinxing myself, holy balls. 10 seconds into installing a game and my system flashes video artifacts and reboots itself. FML
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