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BSOD persisting after a factory reset

By Ian Crockett ยท 36 replies
Nov 16, 2017
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  1. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Addict Posts: 685   +101

    Do not use the 3rd party driver program in the above link.(Driver Talent) Always get your drivers from the manufacture.
    Sorry I had forgotten that was in that link.
    PS It's not looking good. I hope you have a back up image. I hope you don't have data on that drive that hasn't been backed up.:D
     
  2. Ian Crockett

    Ian Crockett TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I wasnt telling you that it was stuck, I was telling you id have to wait till that finished to give you some information you asked for, because I had started that without reading your new comments first.
     
  3. Ian Crockett

    Ian Crockett TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I dont beleive there was anything on there I really need backed up, but yeah I still have it all anyway.
     
  4. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Addict Posts: 685   +101

  5. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Addict Posts: 685   +101

    Hi Is there a update on this problem??;)
     
  6. Ian Crockett

    Ian Crockett TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It never got stuck, those just take a good while to complete, I was just saying that since I had done that, I couldnt just stop the process, and so it would be a hot minute before I could give the information you were asking for.
     
  7. Ian Crockett

    Ian Crockett TS Rookie Topic Starter

    At this point ive pretty much concluded that its a hard drive problem. The chkdsk did complete just fine, everything works fine, but when I open steam and start a download, looking at task manager, my disk shoots all the way up to 99%. So it still confuses me. Ill run that drive tester you posted, and im also going to replace the hard drive with a new one and see what that does, cause why not.
     
  8. Ian Crockett

    Ian Crockett TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Im almost positive that its a hard drive problem, but before I go and buy a new one im just gonna run a few other tests that I find working for other people.
     
  9. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Addict Posts: 685   +101

  10. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 2,900   +601

    There have been times that my Windows "clean installation" media has not been good and I have surprised myself with fixing all of my problems by downloading and creating a fresh DVD. We are very fortunate that Microsoft provides ISO copies free for a download ( https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 ). If you were using an older version,you might find this useful.
     
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  11. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Addict Posts: 685   +101

    Hi. By clicking on the link that @Cycloid Torus posted and then clicking on "Update Now', you will get the latest version of W10.
     
  12. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Booster Posts: 296   +40

    If its a problem with the hard drive, call seagate tomorrow or during the week and explain the whole problem to them.
    Technical support: 1 (800) 732-4283
    If your hard drive isn't old and you built your system midway in 2015, you might be underwarrenty.
    Have your dad make you a iso out of this and let him run it, it make take 6 hours or longer depending on the test.
    https://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/
    I know you are reinstalling and you probably don't want to hear the word reformat and reinstall again.
    I recommend a level zero fill hard drive test with a complete scan verification from it.
    If the tool finds any errors it'll let you know at the end of the test.
     
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