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BSOD at random times in the last 4 days - Help pls

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  1. jonathan1107

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    Hi, I have started getting BSODs twice a day at random moments on my computer in the last 4 days. I've tried to figure out the reason for the BSODs but I'm not sure.

    I often get the * Hardware failure * bsod. Now I know these can be caused by a number of things, so that is why I included with this post the SF Diagnostic Tool zip attachement so you can help me figure this out.

    I consider my knowledge of computers (overclocking, hardware maintenance and debugging) at a decent level, so it shouldn't take much help before we fix this. I just need someone to point me in the right direction.

    Attached Files:

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    ur attachment wont really help. Just try to remove hardware and replace with old parts. Or for ram take a stick out and try it and try the other.
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    isn't there a log file I can look at to see what's the culprit?

    I don't wanna spend the next 3 days testing each and every hardware piece, toying with settings and whatnot when I could have made my life easier by gaining important knowledge to help me get to the fix
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    It would be easiest to provide an error code. You can use this program for easy access. Or use the Event Viewer and look at the criticals.
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    Run memtest86
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    Here's what you asked for:

    ==================================================
    Dump File : 080912-10561-01.dmp
    Crash Time : 09/08/2012 10:32:24 PM
    Bug Check String : KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
    Bug Check Code : 0x0000001e
    Parameter 1 : 00000000`00000000
    Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000000
    Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000000
    Parameter 4 : 00000000`00000000
    Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
    Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+71ed0
    File Description : NT Kernel & System
    Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
    Company : Microsoft Corporation
    File Version : 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
    Processor : x64
    Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+71ed0
    Stack Address 1 :
    Stack Address 2 :
    Stack Address 3 :
    Computer Name :
    Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\080912-10561-01.dmp
    Processors Count : 8
    Major Version : 15
    Minor Version : 7600
    Dump File Size : 275,664
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    Dump File : 080712-10155-01.dmp
    Crash Time : 07/08/2012 9:31:50 PM
    Bug Check String : IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
    Bug Check Code : 0x0000000a
    Parameter 1 : 00000000`00000040
    Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
    Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000000
    Parameter 4 : fffff800`02e882d2
    Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
    Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+71f00
    File Description : NT Kernel & System
    Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
    Company : Microsoft Corporation
    File Version : 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
    Processor : x64
    Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+71f00
    Stack Address 1 :
    Stack Address 2 :
    Stack Address 3 :
    Computer Name :
    Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\080712-10155-01.dmp
    Processors Count : 8
    Major Version : 15
    Minor Version : 7600
    Dump File Size : 262,144
    ==================================================
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    Whats the brand of you OS SSD?
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    Remove your overclock, tell us if that fixes it
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    Yes this. Set everything to stock. After that, memtest.
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    My ssd is a kingston 64gb... I only use it to put windows 7 OS on it...

    As for my overclock, it's been running for 2 years now... don't see how that's gonna change anything... but I will try it...

    Can you guys determine anything by lookin at the .dmp file I copied earlier ?
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    how can I run memtest without a CD? I don't have CDs right now to boot from
    and appearantly I can make a USB drive... but ONLY using linux...
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    I think its software personally.
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    Is the "Windows Memory Diagnostic" any good at detecting RAM problems?
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    Memtest for about 6 loops is enough to find something that will make you BSOD like you are. But I really think its software. Does it BSOD in safe mode?
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    I'm waiting for the next BSOD right now lol... I usually get 1 or 2 every day in the last 4 days
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    I just had another BSOD, of the same type... "hardware failure"...

    While playing Asssassin's creed revelaitons... The 2 last I had, were while playing that game and "play catan" which is an online board game (on firefox)...

    And I just did a CLEAN windows 7 re install... I'm so lost
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    Did you run Memtest86?
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    I don't have CDs to run it...
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    If you boot it off a flash drive if you have that.
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    ok, not sure how to... I was told I can only do it with a flash drive if I have LINUX
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    What do you mean you don't have CDs? Go get some
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    flip the switch and run them as 6950s
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    just take a god damn stick of ram out and run it for a day and see if it bsods, and try the next day with just the other... That will tell you if its bad ram and which is bad

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