1. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Ask a question and give support. Join the community here.
    TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.
    Ask a question and give support.
    Join the community here, it only takes a minute.
    Dismiss Notice

Bluescreens, Crashes and Disconnects

By Whiffen
Mar 5, 2009
  1. I have started to experience more and more bluescreens and crashes. More as in I haven't really seen any before but I'm starting to see it every once and a while now.

    I would more just like to find out what is causing the problem in the first place, be it; drivers, hardware, OS, etc.

    What kinds of information will you guys need in order to help me out a bit more? As in logs and such. And where can I find them?

    I did try to overclock once, about a month ago, just to see what would happen to my fps. But running on a stock cooler it was only for one minute or so. I actually can't remember what happened, I either reset to the stock settings or I crashed while OCing (Could that have caused a problem?) Anyway it's back to stock speeds as shown in Catalyst Control Center and GPU-Z. I also reformatted since then, WIN7 btw.

    I have a HD4850, I tried the OC from Catalyst Control Center.

    From what I remember it was something like this when it might have crashed.

    Stock GPU: 625 -> OC: ~700
    Stock MEM: 933 -> OC: ~1000

    Idol temps are about 40c-45c, load goes to 60c-65c.


    Now for something completely different. My connection to the internet though a wireless adapter works completely fine for 1-5 hours at a time then it will disconnect for a short period of time. Not that bothersome but its not fun disconnecting during a game or while talking to friends.

    I have a D-Link Rangebooster DWA-542. My modem/router is a 2Wire 2701HG-E.

    Both are pretty decent products and I almost always have 5 bars.

    Is it maybe just a normal occurrence for wireless networks?

    (Full specs in profile)
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Since you are using Windows 7 Beta, you can expect random problems. That's what beta versions are for- to try and find and fix problems. Are you a beta tester?

    Have a look here about the Windows 7 Event User- you might find some information as to causes there.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...