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BSOD Windows 8.1 and now Windows 7

By Jack Morgan
Dec 5, 2013
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  1. Hi,
    I have recently reset my pc(specs below) and "suddenly" I have seen the BSOD.
    I have read countless forum saying its this, or that.. and I just want to know what is wrong.
    The only thing I was "Weary" about installing on my new HDD was Punkbuster with BF3.
    It took me to the website of PunkBuster which it has never done before.
    I installed it and since, My computer stays on for about 3-4 seconds then BSOD's.
    Please Help.

    AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition 3.4GHz Quad Core CPU(Stock Cooler)
    8gb Patriot 1866MHz Memory DDR3
    320gb WD 7200RPM HDD
    Asus HD7790 grapics card, (1gb)
    Asus m5a78l-m/usb3 motherboard
    CiT 600W Power Supply
    Windows 8.1 64Bit w/StartIsBack
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    Reload Windows fresh
     
  3. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Thanks, I formatted and reinstalled win7. Error seems to still occur..any other suggestions?
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    So you are running Windows 7 and Windows 8?
     
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  5. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Just Win7, I downgraded from Windows 8.1,
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    With a fresh install of Windows, you must have a program conflict...
     
  7. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    What do you suggest?

    *Update*

    I get a restart error, when I have the graphics card in and no drivers. Aswell as having drivers installed without the video card inserted.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    Replace the power supply...
     
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  9. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Thats what lots of forums have said, is it the wattage? or just the fact thats it's cheap and nasty?

    Thanks by the way!

    How would a psu affect the drivers crashing my pc? ?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 20, 2013
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    By not supplying enough power to the computer
     
  11. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    What wattage would you recommend ? ?
     
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    650 watts... or so, but make sure the brand is a good one like Corsair...
     
  13. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Ok, Thanks for the help! :)
     
  14. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Ok, Now it works when it is inserted, but no drivers are installed, (no new PSU)
    So it must be the drivers :/
     
  15. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    After installing the drivers, I had this:

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
    Locale ID: 2057

    Additional information about the problem:
    BCCode: a0000001
    BCP1: 0000000000000005
    BCP2: 0000000000000000
    BCP3: 0000000000000000
    BCP4: 0000000000000000
    OS Version: 6_1_7601
    Service Pack: 1_0
    Product: 256_1

    Files that help describe the problem:
    C:\Windows\Minidump\121913-28735-01.dmp
    C:\Users\FlyingFish\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-79248-0.sysdata.xml

    Read our privacy statement online:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0409

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    C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt
     
  16. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    Go to C:\windows\minidump. Minidump files have a .dmp extension. Select all the .dmp files, right-click sending them to a compressed(zipped)folder. Upload that folder as a file here
     
  17. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    I didn't know what to call it.. :p
     

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  18. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    Your ATI/AMD video driver or card is causing the BSOD's
     
  19. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    I knew that, is it the drivers or the cardthough????
     
  20. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    Well, the logical thing to try first is to update the driver and Catalyst Control Center for Windows 8...
     
  21. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    Does it have to be win8? I have currently instaled windows 7
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2013
  22. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    No of course not, You should change the title of this thread to Windows 7.
    "Well, the logical thing to try first is to update the driver and Catalyst Control Center for Windows 7"...
     
  23. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    I've updated all of the drivers, latest ones, afterinstalling, it displays an error message saying "failiures during installation"
    then has a link saying "view log"
    before I get a chance tolook at it, it bluescreens
     
  24. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,058   +169

    I just installed Windows 8.1 Enterprise for testing purposes and my Nvidia 550ti drivers installed fine. Your video card may be bad...
     
  25. Jack Morgan

    Jack Morgan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    *nVidia**
    Mine is AMD/ATI
     


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