Blue screen just started to happen often

By nickwalt10
Aug 14, 2013
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  1. I built a brand new computer around Christmas time this past year and everything has been working extremely well until recently. About 4 days ago my computer started to blue screen very frequently. 1 of the times I noticed (might be a coincidence) it happened on a loud sound like starting a game. Most of the times it happens randomly whether it be surfing the web or playing a very demanding games. Mostly it seems like the program that I am using stops responding followed by every other application one at a time over a period of about 10 seconds or so before it blue screens. Here is the information windows gave me along with my minidumps.

    Problem Event Name:BlueScreen
    OS Version:6.1.7601.
    Locale ID:1033

    OS Version:6_1_7601
    Service Pack:1_0

    Files that help describe the problem:

    Attached Files:

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

  3. nickwalt10

    nickwalt10 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for the reply.
    I should have stated I performed the memtest before and passed without errors and I just got done with the hard drive test which didn't give me any issues either.
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    Are you over-clocking?
  5. nickwalt10

    nickwalt10 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No I am not

    Also, I just got done running my computer with only 1 of the 4 sticks of memory swapping it out with a different time and it BSOD on all of them even when I used a different memory slot. I don't think it should be a memory problem.
  6. nickwalt10

    nickwalt10 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Another update, I reinstalled windows thinking it would hopefully just be a software problem since I need this computer running for work. Still the same BSOD problem. Starting to get worried it would be a serious hardware issue.
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    Could be a failing hard drive... are you running a Solid State drive?
  8. nickwalt10

    nickwalt10 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes, I am using a SSD. I have replaced all the Sata cables going from my hard drives to the motherboard and to my surprise I have not blue screened for 2 days now. I am thinking and hoping this has solved the issue.
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    Good, hopefully you found the cause!

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