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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 45
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Posted By DonMegel
Arise once more thread! ARISE! Just to...

Arise once more thread! ARISE!

Just to recap, I am having consistent freezing at different intervals. I sent the motherboard back to Gigabyte once already and they said it passed a 24hr burn in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
No no, the bluetooth is a USB dongle and I have...

No no, the bluetooth is a USB dongle and I have physically removed it. Should I uninstall the drivers?

The other day it froze after ten mins. I am at a loss. I have two RAM chips and have tried...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
The last two freezes were without the bluetooth...

The last two freezes were without the bluetooth or even a LAN connection.

The original PSU was a Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus Series 500W...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
So did that help at all?

So did that help at all?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Ok, here you go

Ok, here you go
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
My apologies for the delay, I have indeed tried...

My apologies for the delay, I have indeed tried to set the drive to never sleep.

The freeze is hard, nothing will move or respond. The fans and lights are still on as is the display but nothing...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jun 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Revive Thread! Ok, when last we spoke we had...

Revive Thread!

Ok, when last we spoke we had narrowed it down to the Motherboard or the PSU. I sent the MB back to Gigabyte and they sent it back after a 24hr burn in, saying all was ok. So, I put...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Apr 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
If the HDD never sleeps won't it wear out really...

If the HDD never sleeps won't it wear out really fast? Not to mention use lots of electricity?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
I have a Gigabyte Z68P-DS3

I have a Gigabyte Z68P-DS3
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
I doubt its the power supply, ofcourse all the...

I doubt its the power supply, ofcourse all the parts are new so it could be. How can I test the MB or the PSU to determine if it is the cause?

I looked on gigabyte's website but did not see a SM...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Apr 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Ok, the PCI Simple Communication server went away...

Ok, the PCI Simple Communication server went away but I can find any drivers for the SM Bus Controller
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Apr 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Well I tired switching the entire hard drive with...

Well I tired switching the entire hard drive with a new installation of windows. Still freezes. Video card passed all tests I ran as did the CPU. Tried changing out RAM sticks to no avail. I am...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Ok, passed all 3 Prime95 tests without a single...

Ok, passed all 3 Prime95 tests without a single error.

I have the thing behind my flat screen TV, could that be causing a freeze?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
My apologies for the delay, I have not been able...

My apologies for the delay, I have not been able to work on this in a while. My copy of Windows is certainly legal, so that isn't it.

I found an issue, when I use msconfig and check Diagnostic...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
I think it is a software problem because I did...

I think it is a software problem because I did not have any freezes while running WHS2011, only when I installed W7. I think it is a driver issue because I have the problem with a fresh install...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Oops, I only did the first one. I set up a chdsk...

Oops, I only did the first one. I set up a chdsk last night, I'll post the results when I get home.

However, I am thinking we might be going about this the wrong way. The system worked fine when...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Prime95 ran for 4 hours, no errors, no warnings

Prime95 ran for 4 hours, no errors, no warnings
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
After 15 passes I decided the RAM is good. Now...

After 15 passes I decided the RAM is good. Now starting Prime95 tests
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Spoke too soon. Froze at 23hrs and change

Spoke too soon. Froze at 23hrs and change
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Wow. I took out one of the 4 gig RAM sticks and...

Wow. I took out one of the 4 gig RAM sticks and its been running fine for nearly 24 hours. I guess problem is solved :-)

Thank you everyone
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Hmm, it just froze, no BSOD

Hmm, it just froze, no BSOD
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
My apologies for not being more clear. I have no...

My apologies for not being more clear. I have no issues running in Safe Mode but when I set it to Diagnostic Boot it freezes after about 6 hours. With normal boot it freezes up after anywhere from...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Wow this place is hopping. Already bumped off...

Wow this place is hopping. Already bumped off first page.

Update: It ran for 6 hours on idle before freezing up using standard boot. Any ideas?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 19,916
Posted By DonMegel
Freeze After Idle, Not a Sleeping Issue

Hello and thank you in advance.

I had WHS2011 installed on a rig and everything was fine. I decided to turn it into a HTPC and installed Windows 7. It then started freezing on idle. As long as I...
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