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BSODs on a new computer

By DaceGiga
Dec 23, 2012
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  1. Hey, guys. I've recently bought a new computer and have been getting BSODs.
    Specifications

    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
    System Model: MSI MS-7641
    Processor: AMD FX(tm)-41000 Quad-Core Processor (4CPUs), ~3.6GHz
    Memory: 8192MB RAM
    Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 from PALIT

    And these are the errors I get.
    BAD_POOL_HEADER
    IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
    SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Is Windows 7 fully updated using Windows Update, including all the optional updates? Are there any yellow exclamation points in the device manager?
     
  3. DaceGiga

    DaceGiga TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I keep having errors whenever I try to install a few Windows Update and no, there are no exclamation points in the device manager. And I don't have any Anti-Virus.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You might have a virus infection... It's not wise to run with out one. Windows 8 has one built-in
     
  5. DaceGiga

    DaceGiga TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I don't think I do since I'm extremely cautious about the things I click. I don't have the money for Windows 8 though. Does this means I have to do a complete reformat and get Windows 7 SP2?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    DaceGiga likes this.
  7. DaceGiga

    DaceGiga TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh, thank you. :) I'll look into these and give feedback if anything helped.

    Also, I didn't know Windows 7 was only up to SP1. Thanks again.
     
  8. DaceGiga

    DaceGiga TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ah, no BSOD for more than an entire day. I can do work properly now. :D Thanks!
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Okay, good:)
     

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