Lockups/blue screen/boot probs

By the sickness ยท 5 replies
Aug 1, 2011
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  1. hi all
    Recently i have been getting system lock ups and blue screen error.First i was getting this one
    A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.
    Now im getting this.
    The system encountered an uncorrectable hardware error.
    Each time this happens it fails to make a dump file so i cant post any.
    In event viewer im getting alot of these errors.
    The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort0
    So after having to restart i get problems with.
    Windows loading screan hangs.
    Disk read error hit ctrl,alt del
    Unable to boot from disk(says it was unable to connect to a device)
    Drives will randomly disapear and reapear
    What i have to do to boot to windows or from disk is to shut down for a min or 2 then it will boot.
    I have tested ram with memtest with was fine and tried to test hd with seagate tools but it would'nt see any drive

    Any help with this would be much appreciated


    Samsung 12xbd-rom+dvdrw
    Antec Kuhler h20 620
    I5 sandybridge
    1tb samsung f3
    64gb crucil m4(boot drive)
    8gb corsair vengeance ram
    Asus sabertooth p67
    650watt xfx xxx edition
    win 7 64 bit
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

  3. the sickness

    the sickness TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Should i run this on my M4 aswell or just my samsung drive?
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    No; I take it this is an SSD, correct? If it is, try running your system without the SSD connected. What happens?
  5. the sickness

    the sickness TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have windows installed on my ssd so will it just not say it cant find a boot device?but i will try it anyway
  6. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    Hmmm, I should have realized that Windows is on your SSD. :blush:

    Anyway, do a search and see if there are known issues with this Crucial SSD.

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