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BSOD problems even after complete reinstall

By RusselAD
Mar 10, 2014
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  1. (I was running 8.1 before the reinstall) So randomly about a week ago my computer started to get BSOD out of nowhere. Before I decided to install a new OS my computer would lock up. No BSOD, but everything, including the cursor, was frozen. No ctrl alt del could fix it, it was stuck and required a hard reset. At first I thought registry errors so I used ccleaner, which didn't help. So that's why I decided to install the new OS to see if that would fix my problems.

    I already tried to run memtest86+. But, I ran into an interesting problem. Basically on startup I press ESC to enter the boot menu and the computer freezes. So I decided to test the other startup options and that didn't work either. I am lost at this point. I've pretty much figured it's something hardware, but I just can't figure out what it is.
     

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    What is your hard drive's model? SSD?
     
  3. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    To be honest I have no idea what the model is. Its the default hard drive that came with the computer when I bought it

    EDIT: Just looked up my computer model. Here's the hard drive
    750GB Serial ATA hard drive (7200 rpm)
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    How old is the computer? The minidump is hinting that there might be a hard drive issue. Because you re-installed Windows and the problem continues, it is almost always a hardware issue or errant bios settting
     
  5. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    If I remember right I bought the computer in 2012. Maybe late 2011.
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    Laptop or desktop?
     
  7. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Desktop.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    The hard drive is probably failing
     
  9. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for the help. I guess I'll just wait until Its broken completely. Don't quite have the money to replace it right now
     
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    If you can boot into Windows go to Computer, right click on the C drive. Select properties, tools, check now. Put a check mark in both boxes to set a disk check on the next start up
     
  11. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    There was no disk check on next start up option. But I ran the check and it said there was no problems found
     
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    Was there another version of Windows on this originally, or did it always have Windows 8?
     
  13. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Windows 7 at first. Then I updated to windows 8 then 8.1
     
  14. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    Are there any yellow (!) in the device manager?
     
  15. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry the late response. And to answer your question. No there isn't
     
  16. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    What is this desktops make and model?
     
  17. RusselAD

    RusselAD TS Rookie Topic Starter



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