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JNUKZ

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#1
Hi TPU'ers about a week ago I was playing some games and appears this:


Today happened the same thing while I was seeing TPU forums.
So.. what's the problem? faulty RAM?
 
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#2
It seems you have contracted the worst kind of generic blue screen in existence. My condolences.

With that out of the way, your only course of action would be a systematic troubleshooting, aiming to eliminate potential problem-makers one by one. The error message is a carryover from WinXP. Since it doesn't specifically indicate the trouble area (RAM, CPU, etc.), you'll have to check everything. I stumbled upon a handy flowchart (pdf) a while ago... If you're unsure of what each step actually means in practice, I'll try to explain as best as I can.

Good luck!
 
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#3
Ok thanks I will check everything. Hope it isn't a bad problem.

EDIT: Could be MB battery? because windows can't set time properly.
 
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#4
Do you mean it actually cannot change the system time while the OS is active, or do you mean to say that the time resets every time you turn off the computer? If it's the former, you may have a corrupt BIOS (probably just the user area - usually referred to as CMOS), and if it's the latter, then it most likely is a bad battery, or a bat battery contact.

Bear in mind that the time issues could only be a symptom or a part of the problem.
 

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#5
Reset every time I turn off the computer. I will change the battery.
 
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#6
My EVGA P55 FTW always did that when it was overclocked too high/voltage too low, but try changing the battery first and make sure the CLR CMOS jumper is in the right position if applicable.