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two HD crashes in 4 months?

Q: two HD crashes in 4 months?

As the subject line implies, I've now had 2 HD crashes in 4 months. I'm running a Lenovo PC with SATA drives. Here's the thing...both times it was my secondary drive. The original drive is fine...so far.

The first time this happened, I had 3 drives hooked up. My C drive, a 2nd drive connected to the SATA connection on the MB, and then I had an external drive enclosure (USB). First, the drive in that enclosure stopped. The bios could find no sign of it, even when I connected it directly to the MB. It will spin for a few seconds and then stop.

The second time this happened (today), the drive was my 1T Seagate that is relatively new. I had earlier performed a Photoshop batch script that adjusted about 700 photos on that drive. All went well. And hour later, I got a BSOD. I allowed Windows to perform the startup thing (I forget exactly what it said) and it couldn't because it could not access the drive. Every time I would try to start the PC, it would go BSOD. Until I disconnected that 2nd drive. Then the PC started right up...no problems. Tried connecting the 2nd drive again and it can't see it. The drive spins up but can't be found.

So my question is, could the onboard controller, or something else (power supply?) be causing this or is it simply a coincidence that I've lost 2 drives in 4 months. I don't think I've lost 2 drives in the previous 10 years

Ideas? Thanks in advance....

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Preferred Solution: two HD crashes in 4 months?

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A: two HD crashes in 4 months?

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Ehhh hell ! :- )

Anyway

I bought new GPU. Titan X. Plug it in. Hell begun. Crash after crash nightmare. Anyway 6 months down the line I tried

2x CPu
2x Mobo
2xRam
2x PSu
3x GPu
5xHDD

And errors still happen...

So here are some of errors... any hints as to what is wrong? :- )

The program VREDPro.exe version 8.0.4.8037 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: 3d9c
Start Time: 01d1383392215cbf
Termination Time: 1237
Application Path: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
Report Id: 7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064

- System

- Provider

[ Name] Application Hang

- EventID 1002

[ Qualifiers] 0

Level 2

Task 101

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2015-12-16T20:33:33.000000000Z

EventRecordID 6832

Channel Application

Computer Master-PC

Security


- EventData

VREDPro.exe
8.0.4.8037
3d9c
01d1383392215cbf
1237
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064
55006E006B006E006F0077006E0000000000
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Binary data:
In Words

0000: 006E0055 006E006B 0077006F 0000006E
0008: 0000
In Bytes

0000: 55 00 6E 00 6B 00 6E 00 U.n.k.n.
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A:BSOD - + lots of app crashes - 6 months of crashes...

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Every few months one of PCs at my home is really unstable. That PC is a 'spare' machine, so that wasn't a big problem. But it's really irritable because I have to set off power supply for a couple of minutes and hope it'll work stable again for next few months or so.

Could somebody check my 2 newest minidumps and analyze it? Yesterday I installed the drivers for gpu. Sadly, today saw BSOD again.

OS: Windows 8, but earlier on Windows 7 also was the same problem.
Problem: various BSOD every few months.

My machine:
- mobo: Asus P5Q Deluxe (bios version: 2301);
- CPU: E8500 (never overlocked);
- GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4650 (sapphire version with heatpipes, GPU temperature from gpu-z: ~37-38C, I don't play any games);
- RAM: 2x2GB, corsair dominator PC2-8500 (tested also with some Kingston 2x2GB sticks);
- power supply: 550W (bequiet darkpower pro);
- antivirus: Avast;

The first signs of instability: firefox crashes, then later (sometimes) Visual Studio crashes.
This time the crashes started when PC was running more than a day doing some calculations. As always, Firefox crashed first.

BSODs on Windows 8:
DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
and one more BSOD, but I didn't write it down.

Earlier on Windows 7:
error codes:
1A - memory_management
3B - system_service_exception
D2,
24,
1 - apc_index_mismatch

Errors 0x1 & 0x3b often showed when Visual Studio was running.

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A:OS crashes every few months

Run memtest86 AND memtest from hcidesign.com for extended periods. Use driver verifier on the non-microsoft drivers without the low resource simulation.

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At random times while I'm using my windows 7 computer the screen and sound will stop, and all programs end, though the computer keeps running. I then have to perform a hard reset. If there's any more details a helpful person could need, please ask.

A:Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi everyone,

My computer has been crashing several times a day for almost 2 months now, and I'm at my wits' end.

I've tried absolutely everything I can think of, and followed advice from this and countless other forums, but unfortunately I'm not very good at this 'under the hood' stuff when it comes to computers and I just really can't figure out what's causing this.

So here I am - I've never posted here before, but I'm hoping that someone will read this post and be able to help me out in some way!

When I restart the computer, a box appears, stating: 'Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown'. The box contains these details:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA800467B060
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C4D8
BCP4: FFFFFA8004763620
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1


I tried to attach the dump file to this post, but it says I don't have permission - not sure how to get around this??

Anyway, any help much appreciated!! Thanks
Hel?na

A:Repeated crashes for 2 months

Well first place to start is, is there any correllation to anything your doing? ANy specific program? Or when opening a specific folder?

Or does it seem to be utterly random?

If the latter, the normal thing to do is remove half the ram to see if it goes away, if not swap sticks and try again. Bad ram is a frequent cause of totally random crashes.

Is that a laptop? If so the running memtest86 for several hours may have to be done instead...

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Hi people,
I have facing this crashes for a past 3 months , i had windows 7 home premium 32 bit version which had the same problem now for time being i switched over to windows xp for trouble shooting but still the problem persists with random crashes

My specs are
AMD athlon II x2 @2.8Ghz
2*1GB transcend ddr2 ram
currently running windows xp sp2 professional 32 bit

posting my dump file along with this post , hoping for some valuable help . Really fed up because of this PC problem in the midst of my studies

Thanks in advance

A:Frequent crashes for the past 3 months

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\jai007\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\Mini030812-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055c700
Debug session time: Thu Mar 8 04:05:52.203 2012 (UTC - 7:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:20:13.778
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
.........................................................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...........
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 10000050, {acc81a28, 0, b9dfc35c, 0}
Could not read faulting driver name
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Over the past 3-4 months my computer has been having some bad crash issues. I need help determining whether the issue is because of overheating due to having to use my brothers oldstock cooler (which has very little thermal compound on it) or if the problem is driver related.

It all started when I was forced to replace my cpu cooler as it was broken. The only option I had (tight for money) was to use my brothers old stock cpu cooler. It had a little bit of thermal paste on it so I didn't feel like it would be much of an issue. While I was playing CS:GO suddenly my computer crashes, sometimes the sound would loop and sometimes I would get a BSOD. I have read countless forum posts about other people with similar problems but I have had no luck so far. The crashing seemed to become more and more frequent, and eventually the only way I could run my computer consistently without crashes was if I used the integrated graphics to hopefully bottleneck the cpu, and I also changed power plan to power saver. Doing this seemed to have helped - although I do still get crashes. My cpu would be running at 70-80 degrees IDLE. I cleaned a hell of a load of dust out of the cooler and running with integrated graphics/power saver it would run at 30 degrees idle. Despite this, I was still getting crashes, and every now and again I would get a BSOD. Some of the errors I have had include;
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (or something)
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
there are 3-4 more different errors I have had but... Read more

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I have been having occasional random blue screens over the last couple months. A couple happened in late October, and then 4 just over the last week. Most of them come up with different Bug Checks and drivers.

I've uploaded all 6 dump files to this post if anyone can analyze them.

Thank you!

Ryan

A:Random BSOD crashes over a couple months

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I realize the title of this thread is a little out there, I wasn't quite sure how to best describe what I've been dealing with but, yes, I have been dealing with this issue for multiple months at this point. Anyway, it occurred to me that being able to read dump files might give me some more insight into the problems I've been having. However, try as I might, I have found no resources on how to actually read and decipher these files for myself, just a lot of blog posts and videos about how to generate dump files or read the BSoD as it's actually happening, which is extremely unhelpful, as you might have experienced yourself. So, I decided to bite the bullet and actually make a post on the forums here.

I suspect that the issue is related to my GPU. It's one of the "founding members" of my rig, so to speak, so it's been chugging along for around four and a half years at this point, and I've had some issues over time, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was the problem. Plus, it probably ought to be replaced at this point anyway. But, just in case, I decided to triple check and make sure I wasn't buying something I didn't need. I'd hate to get a new GPU only to still have the same problems, or worse, end up having whatever is causing these problems now ruin my brand new tech.

I'm uploading two different files, I suspect that they are the same but I don't know that for sure. I noticed when I was creating these .zip folders that the DM Log Collector couldn't acces... Read more

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Hi,

I built a desktop along with a friend a few months ago and within days started having issues. We managed to resolve all of his issues and most of mine besides this thread stuck in driver crash. For my friend it was an issue of windows update replacing the graphics card driver with an older one. When we did the same fix for me it reduced the frequency from ~every 2 hours to every few days but obviously hasn't resolved the issue.

I have googled the problem in every way I can and I've tried every single thing I can find. At this point I think it must have to be a hardware problem but was hoping that someone here could look into the crashlogs and see if there is a fix i can do.

I have tried running DDU and reinstalling the latest drivers with no success and everything else is up to date as far as i can figure. Also the specs are attached as well.

Im pretty keen to fix this ASAP so if you need any more info I will supply it as fast as i can.

Cheers, Moldy

EDIT:: also not sure if its related or really what i means but I've experienced 2 red screen crashes

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SORRY! Please delete. Have to try one more thing before bugging you guys with this.

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I update and save quite a few files each day, and I can see in File History that there are many saved versions for these files.
This would fill up my backup drive fairly quickly, and therefore, I need to reduce 'Keep saved versions' from the default of 'forever' to about 3 months.  But does this mean that all files older than 3 months will be deleted my File History backup?
 What happens to all my files that have only ever been saved once, but are older than 3 months?  Are these retained in File History or deleted?
The forums on File History do no make this very clear.

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Hello,
 
Okay first of all I would like to say I have been having on going issues for months to almost a year... I have tried everything I can think of... Including wiping harddrives to DoD standards with dban, gparted etc.... I have tried monitering my connections with wireshark...  I have tried several differet anti- (virus and malware) programs including paid version of kaspersky, malwarebytes, bitdefender, eset.....
 
This problem also has involved some black hat hackers compromising my system and bank account, credit card etc all being hit and continueing to do so... I have switched ISPs , changed hardware, thrown away devices including cell phones and laptops... It seems that they were also backdoored into several of my devices and were using several different methods to continue to spread and infect other devices.. These devices include android, iphone, ipod, ipad, netbook, laptop, smart tv and even my dvd player (java).. I have tried to ask for help and seek help for this and no one can figure it out or think this cant be real.
 
I have now thrown out all laptops, and all phones at the same time and started from scratch but having issues on a brand new laptop... I am not sure this is the same issue as before... However, I would like and really appreciate if someone could help me out and view my logs and make sure.. because I have been through hell and back with all these issues.. Loss of finances, time, and sleep... SO, I truly appreciate any and a... Read more

A:Malware, Spyware, And hackers...equals months and months of going insane!! help!

GMER 2.1.19357 - http://www.gmer.net
3rd party scan 2015-06-29 18:38:16
Windows 6.3.9600  x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\00000036 HGST_HTS721075A9E630 rev.JB2OA3J0 698.64GB
Running: 11ybrc3o.exe; Driver: C:\Users\M4M8A\AppData\Local\Temp\kxldypow.sys
---- Modules - GMER 2.1 ----
Module   \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\iaStorA.sys (Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver - x64/Intel Corporation SIGNED)(2014-09-02 06:28:41)                                                fffff800f9c65000-fffff800f9f1b000 (2842624 bytes)
Module   \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\edevmon.sys (Devmon monitor/ESET SIGNED)(2015-01-30 23:13:30)                                                                                          fffff800fa393000-fffff800fa3d2000 (258048 bytes)
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I don't know whether I have a malware problem, or a hard-drive-in-death-throes problem, or what. But I figured it was best to start here, so if it's not a virus I can go over to the XP forum with that ruled out.

Over the past few months my desktop has been steadily driving me nuts. First it began giving me BSODs at random intervals, anything from a day to a month apart. (Currently, about once every three weeks.) The most common error is 0x0000008E, but I've also had 0x00000019, 0x00000024, 0x1000000A, 0x0000004E (PFN_LIST_CORRUPT), 0x0000007F, 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL), and 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA). Usually it crashes at startup, but it has taken as much as twenty minutes. I've tried defragging the hard drive, using a registry cleaner, and replacing Sygate firewall (see below) but nothing appears to have worked.

Then Sygate starting occasionally crashing while I was online. I replaced it with PC Tools free firewall, which hasn't had any problems. (Yet...)

Somewhere in the last several months (hard to say whether it was before or after Sygate and the BSODs, it seems to have been creeping up for a while) Firefox developed an increasing tendency to hang. It reached the point where it was basically non-functional for a good quarter hour after connecting. During that time doing anything - maximising or minimising windows, accessing the start menu - took forever. Then Firefox started crashing - constantly. I worked my way through the official trou... Read more

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Site looks great... But, when you put in OT at work and have a new born at home it's hard to visit your favorite forum.... I had a quicky for the group to help solve - a 3 parter.

1st part - create a user form to display xml data - what is the vba code to display an xml node in a user form text box.

2nd part - create a macro that when run captures the hilighted words in the current PPT slide then displays it in the VBA userform textbox.

3rd part - on the same userform create a button and code that when clicked will add the text from the "selected text" field then add it to the XML doc.

thanks in advance for the input,
Red
 

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This computer got a virus several months ago. It redirects the browser and doesn't allow me to do a lot of things, so I got frustrated back then and stuck it in the closet. I fired it up this morning, deleted a bunch of programs, and decided to give it another try. Here's the DDS Log:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Marc at 16:40:26 on 2012-06-18
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3006.1956 [GMT -7:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\1774633010:3443472790.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:down for months

I know, being patient is one of the rules, so I apologize in advance. Maybe the title I chose, "down for months" gives the impression that I'm not too interested in resolving this issue - I don't know. I am very interested in getting help with this. I realize this is free voluntary help, and I appreciate that. I noticed that I've had 28 or 29 views, but no one has replied. I'm honestly not trying to seem impatient. Just curious that's all. I have no idea what's wrong with this computer, or how to read that DDS log. My concern is that, since there have been 29 views, I'm assuming those who do know how to read that log have looked at it and decided not to get involved, for whatever reason. If someone who reads the log and doesn't want to help could just leave me a reply saying, "You're screwed - your computer is now an anchor" that would be very much appreciated also.

Thanks again and sorry if I seem impatient. I'm not . . . much

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:37:34 AM, on 9/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\soffice.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:first HJT log in a few months

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W32/Rootkit.BAK
I have recieved this virus W32/Rootkit.bac, and its stopping any updates and other applications! I can't seem to find out how to remove it or where it is, my virus scan says it will be deleted after I reboot but it returns as soon as i try viewing anything on the web, i thought by uninstalling and then re-installing Internet Explorer would help but it hasn't, does anyone know what to do? I BEG FOR YOUR HELP!!

I have it for months now and i really need it sorting, i almost reformatted my PC.. but i dont have any external storage to back everything up!

Please helpp!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:08:55, on 17/07/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\advisor\Broadbandadvisor.exe
C:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe
C:\Windows\system32\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:W32/Rootkit.BAK - I've been ignored for FOUR MONTHS! Please help :(

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Hi,

I have a computer since 2 years. It is an assembled Intel Celeron D345, 3066 MHZ.
My CPU fan starts creating noise almost every 2 months. The first fan lasted around 10 months but over the last year I have been changing a fan every couple of months. Noise starts, then temperature going above 70 C. At one instance the computer was shutting down due to overheating.

The noise completely disappears after I replace the FAN but for two months.

Can you please tell me how can I resolve this problem for good. The FAN type I get is the only one available in the market.
 

A:CPU Fan dying every 2 months

I agree with Zenosincks that the fan you are using must be garbage. Most replacement fans are, unless they are ball bearing

3 solutions.

1. Buy from the CPU Manufacturer one of their heatsink/fan combos. This will usually last from 1-2 years.

2. Buy a 3rd party fan solution such as Thermaltake or Zalman. I use a ZeroTherm Silent UFO cooler which pushes 42.8 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of air through the case on and yet only runs an average of 19 Db, so it is extremly quiet. I have been using this on my homebrew machine for a couple of months now and it is a joy not to hear the fan.

3. On my homebrew gaming machine, I use a vapor phase exchange cooling system to the CPU and GPU. Although I built this myself, there are such packages on the market. They are also known as compressor cooling systems. You can also look for water cooling systems by Zalman Thermaltake or Koolance. Koolance in particular makes a nice system that mounts on the top of the tower, with all the controls at your fingertips.


Larry
 

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June 14th was my notebook disabled by HP customer service representive. Since that date I m not able to use it. Support doesn t care. The only thing is they write me messages to calm down, that there is someone going to call me. In 2 days it is going to be 2 long months and nobody did help me. I m writting you regulary, but no effect. I did call you many times but effortless, just time wasting I spent more than 15 hours on the phone. I spent more than 6 hours calling to Microsoft guys, no solution so far. So 1/12 of the warranty of the NTB is over, but warranty is not used, because nobody from HP support cares.THIS IS BiG FAIL OF HP.Ivan




Ivan - dare to call me HP Support

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June 14th after HP support remote access was my junk piece of nothing previous called HP ENVY x360 was my notebook disabled so well that none of HP support on the phone is able to help me. 2 months waiting for repairing piece of crap with the only message - Your case has been escalated and there will be someone to contact you in 2 days - it is already 2 months and no news about reparature, no calls, no support, no premium warranty, no professional to write me any kind of step by step action to recover my notebook. So what about BIG APPLAUSE FOR ALL HP REPRESENTATIVE. JEFF YOU PROMISED ME SO MUCH, other managers I barely remember, DID NOTHING AS WELL. EXCELLENT JOB HP, VERY NICE.I OFFICIALLY BETTING YOU ON MY KNIES TO HELP ME MAKES THIS CRAP MACHINE ALIVE. PEOPLE HELP ME. I M BEGGING YOU, PLEASE HELP ME. SOMEONE AT LEAST A TRY. PLEASE. DO I NEED TO BE ROUGH TO LET THE THINGS FINALY FINISH?16 HOURS ON THE PHONE WITH HP SUPPORT, 6 HOURS ON THE PHONE WITH MICROSOFT NONE DID HELP ME SO FAR. IS IT SO HARD TO REPAIR SOFTWARE OF THIS CRAP?THANK YOUIvan




Ivan - dare to call me HP Support

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DDS (Ver_2012-11-07.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16447 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.5.1
Run by Nathan at 21:39:59 on 2012-11-13
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============== Running Processes ===============
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
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uURLSearchHooks: {472734EA-242A-422b-ADF8-83D1E48CC825} - <orphaned>
uURLSearchHooks: Vuze Remote Toolbar: {ba14329e-9550-4989-b3f2-9732e92d17cc} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Vuze_Remote\prxtbVuze.dll
mURLSearchHooks: Vuze Remote Toolbar: {ba14329e-9550-4989-b3f2-9732e92d17cc} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Vuze_Remote\prxtbVuze.dll
uWindows: Load = C:\Users\Nathan\LOCALS~1\Temp\msdwqrf.com
mWinlogon: Userinit = userinit.exe,
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: AskBar BHO: {201f27d4-3704-41d6-89c1-aa35e39143ed} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AskBarDis\bar\bin\askBar.dll
BHO: Conduit Engine: {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngine.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\JavaFX 2.1 Runtime\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
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A:I've been trying to get rid of these annoying pop ups for months

Hello and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your post. I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

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**WARNING**Unfortunately one or more of the infections I have identified are Backdoor Trojans, IRCBots or other Malware capable of stealing very important information. You need to stop using all Internet Banking sites, change passwords to all sites with sensitive information from a clean computer and phone your bank to inform them that you may be a victim of identify theft. More often than not, we advise users that a full reinstallation of their Operating System is the only way to ensure that their computer will ever be 100% clean again.

Unfortunately I have found what is known as the ZeroAccess rootkit on your system. It is an especially nasty infection that can take quite some time to clean as well as may have damaged your system files itself. As a warning, during the cleaning (if you choose to do so) you may lose internet access with this computer and in the end we may need to reinstall the operating system anyway depending on the extent of the infection.

If you would like to continue with the cleaning, please continue with the following instructions and I will be more than happy to help. ... Read more

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:37:33 AM, on 3/8/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16722)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360\Engine\4.3.0.5\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Users\Jennie\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/fix_homepage
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~2\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common F... Read more

A:Redirecting for 4 months or so

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For around the past three months I have been getting the bsod. I have changed hds and reformatted twice to load the os but still get this bsod. Whats strange is that the puter may work fine for days and then crash or then start to crash over and over (reformat). I am getting tired of reinstalling the os so is ther anyone here who can read these minidumps and maybe tell me what to look at first, thanks.

A:BSOD 3 months

For some reason I cant read the minidump files. What errors are you
getting when it bluescreens? When you format are you using the
xp format utility?, if so bad idea, xp does a very poor job at that. If
you had os problems before the format, you will more than likely
have the same problems after the format.

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One of my friends is having problems with monitors....

Apparently, the computer in question has went through 3 monitors and on its 4th one now, since May....

Anyone have any idea as to what would cause this?

All of the monitors haven't been brand new, but have not been used much either.

I instantly assumed a power issue... for the following reasons:

1.) He lives in very small area with very low quality power lines anyway

2.) The area we live in is known to have lots of power issues

3.) I took a look at the machine... when it first comes on, the power supply sounds like it buzzes, but then quits by the time it gets into windows..... this doesn't happen everytime, but sometimes.

The power supply is a 250 watt atx power supply.
 

A:3 Monitors in last 5-6 months

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I have had bsods for months and finally changed hds and did full new install. After 6 weeks they started again. Attached is a minidump file if someone could pls give me some guidance I would appreciate it.
 

A:BSODs for Months

problem

I attempted to look at the minidumps you posted. However, when I try to extract them it says no files to extract. Please post the minidumps on a reply not in zipped folders and we will be more than happy to look them over for you.
 

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I am about to change the MB battery for the third time. I'm pretty sure its drained again as if I switch off the mains power to the unit overnight, the system reports checksum error on start up and loads bios defaults. System calendar reverts back to 31 Dec 2005, with duff clock time

If I leave the PC turned off but connected to power socket, everything is fine for the next start up

I have a foxconn 975 MB. Any ideas what could be causing the batteries to drain so soon - should last several years
 

A:On 3rd MB Battery in 6 months

Probably a fault in the MB, there's not much you can screw up that will do that. I'd be shopping for a new MB.
 

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Malwarebytes, and more specifically Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit finds these two on every scan after a reboot, even though I clean 'em up:
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS\Interfaces\{75681A51-D6AB-4133-BB46-F8CCCE30CB93}|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
Apparently they are some sort of registry keys, but I have no idea what is causing them on every restart (especially if the computer is connected to the internet).
 
I've struggled with this for months now, and I thought I had it fixed by resetting the router but apparently didn't solve it. So, the question goes: What is this, how do I fix it and what causes it?
 
(I've tried running the following programs and the problem still remains:
Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes anti-rootkit
adwcleaner
combofix
defogger
HitmanPro
JRT
Minitoolbox
GMER
Norton stuff
rkill
TDSSKiller
and few more.)
 
Much appreciated!

A:What is this? I've struggled with this for months now!

Welcome aboard  MBAR fixes are not allowed in this forum so you need to get elevated help. Please follow the instructions in THIS GUIDE starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it HERE. Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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Windows 7 is...
- x64
- the original installed OS on the system? YES
- the full retail version

- What is the age of system (hardware)? 1.5 years
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 1.5 years

BSOD has been happening over the last 4 months. I've tried everything I know of and can't seem to figure it out.

A:BSOD, About 4 months going now.

ASACPI.sys the 2005 version is a huge cause of BSOD's






Quote:
Please visit this link: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support- download_item_mkt
Scroll down to the Utilities category, then scroll down to the "ATK0110 driver for WindowsXP/Vista/Windows 7 32&64-bit " (it's about the 8th item down).
Download and install it.
Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers to check and make sure that the ASACPI.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (NOT 2005)



Code:
ASACPI.sys fffff880`03de6000 fffff880`03dee000 0x00008000 0x42476c4c 28/03/2005 06:30:36
Update UltraMon, it uses an outdated driver http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/

Code:
UltraMonUtility.sys fffff880`05d96000 fffff880`05d9f000 0x00009000 0x491cd006 14/11/2008 05:10:30
Test your RAM, dumps blame memory corruption
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Code:
BugCheck A, {fffffa7fffffffd8, 2, 1, fffff80002af43a4}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiUnlinkFreeOrZeroedPage+1ca )

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Hi guys.. well first of all thanks for reading my problem ...
Since about May I have been having problems with my Pc but had been finding ways for it to work somehow but today the same problem that has been going on for 3 months started again... I have a Pentium 4 Pc 1.6GHz 394mb Ram and have Windows Xp Pro installed...

The problem is that many times my computer crashes and runs into a blue screen that states that the file "sys32k.sys" has caused an error and the computer has been shut down... another blue screen that appears states that there is a "memory_management" problem and that the computer was shut down and a third blue scrren that appears says that there was a fatal error and that windows could not be started...

this last blue screen appears only whe starting up windows... and the first 2 while I am usually working or simply while on the desktop...

this is making me NUTS... literally...
I have the theory that my Hard Drive is the one with the problem because I have formatted the drive completely about 10 times and made a clean windows Xp again and the same problem appears or that my windows xp is faulty and doesn't install the file -->"sys32k.sys" correctly... I even changed the motherboard and tested it without the VideoCard I recently bought (which I taught was the original problem) but the same occurs.. I also tried using the recovery console that comes in the Windows XP instalation disc and repairing the current instala... Read more

A:3 months of terror with my PC Please help....

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To this point, I've replaced the video card and hard drive once, and the RAM twice. So physically it's not any of those.

But I'm still getting crashes when I try to play games, and I can't figure it out. Very frustrating. When I get a crash, it will also crash on startup some of the time.

I would really appreciate some help to get this fixed after months and months of problems!

Windows 7 64 bit (I reinstalled Windows once since installation, but it's off the same installation CD)
OEM version of Windows
Computer is a little over one year old
Reinstalled Windows once, a few months ago I believe

AMD Phenom II x2 (3.1 ghz)
ATI Radeon HD 5670 w/ 2 gigs RAM
Power supply: Azza Xtremegear 600 watt
ASUS M4A78LT-ME LE motherboard

A:BSOD, months later

Please enable driver verifier - http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ed-473665.html

You may have a possible virus/rootkit infection. Please read the instructions outlined here on how to scan and remove a rootkit

Please also run a malware scan using a program such as Malwarebytes.

Run a hard drive scan using Seatools


Code:
\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\tcpipBM.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.
This belongs to Bytemobile Kernel Network Provider for Bytemobile Optimization Client. Is this some sort of software installed on your system. Try browsing to c:\windows\system32\drivers and changing the extension from .sys to .bak. This will prevent it from loading and should eliminate that error.


Code:
Rt64win7.sys Fri May 22 10:52:30 2009 (4A16BC2E)
Update your Realtek network driver - here


Code:
athrx.sys Mon Sep 21 22:47:11 2009 (4AB83AAF)
Update your Atheros WiFi driver - here. Scroll down a little bit and you will see Click for Download. Click it and the download should start.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mike\Downloads\Zipped Files\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032911-30794-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

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My computer has been hijacked by malware, spyware, and what not. Blank desktops, popups, multiple norton warnings are an everyday thing. I am tired of this.

I posted this in another forum but did not get help.

Can someone please help me here. I'd be so grateful.

Given below is my Hijack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:21:02 PM, on 7/15/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\jecsccgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\MultiPASS4\MPSERVIC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Been Dealing with this for Months. PLEASE HELP !!!

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i know this is off topic but im leaving on vacation to turkey (the country im turkish) for two months i'm not bringing my laptop in the fear of it getting stolen by customs officers (lool) so i might not have computer access for the whole time. i really love these forums and like helping people and getting helped by people so i will really look forward to when i come back (bad grammer i know lool) sorry again that this is really really off topic but just wanted to say bye bye and to make this thread at least alittle on topic heres the list of parts im buying for my new pc build
any tips on making the new build better are appreciated

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811156180 (not using psu)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822136074
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16824116010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814102094
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16817371001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835100007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820211066
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103776
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814998101
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835150007 (6 of them)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835128014
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812195004
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A:cya guys in two months

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For a while I had no trace of BSOD (since 30 July). After a while (few months) it occurs again, today for four times I get BSOD. I made a rar file of the minidump files. I think maybe the problem is the video card, but I don't know for sure, please help somebody, blueelvis, I hope you can help me again. Thanks all for now.

A:BSOD again after a few months...

Yes, the video card drivers are the issue here. Please follow these instructions: atikmdag.sys error BSOD on startup [Solved] - Graphics Cards - Graphics & Displays

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I built my computer about 2 years ago. Here is the hardware:
Gigabyte GA-EG45M-DS2H motherboard
Intel E8500
Corsair 8GB (4x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 DHX Memory Non-ECC Unbuffered CL4(4-4-4-12)
3x Samsung SpinPoint 1TB hard drives
Running Windows 7 in 64-bit

Every three or 4 months, the computer "dies". At start up i get blue screen saying:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
A process or thread crucial to system operation has been unexpectedly exited or
(some other stuff about did i just install new hardware etc)
Technical information:
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007699730, 0XFFFFFA8007699A10,00
XXFFFFF80002D9FF40)

Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump...
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk:

Over the last couple of years this has happened 4 times. What I did in the past was to re-install the operating system on a new, blank hard drive, and then copy over all the info from the previous hard drive. That has worked fine, which makes me believe this is not a problem with Windows, but possibly a problem with the motherboard.
What i also find strange is that after installing the OS again, things are fine for about 3 of 4 months, then ... BSOD!

Are you able to tell me more about the error message, the reason for this problem, and how to solve it?

Many thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Alex

A:Same problem every 3 months.

Can you please provide a JCGriff report as mentioned here? Thanks. That'll give us enough to feed on.

While waiting for us to analyze, you may also want to do some hardware tests in the meantime. Here's some options:

CPU: Prime95 (Torture Test; Large FFTs; 9+ hours)
RAM: Memtest86+ Run overnight (or at least 7 passes)
HD: Seatools (Short & Long Self Tests)
GPU: MemtestG80/CL

To add, you can turn on Driver Verifier. Any crashes produced while it is on have a much better chance pointing us at an offending driver (if it's caused by a driver).

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Hi, I'm coming here because everytime I format my computer into Windows 7, it'll show up a BSOD of uncorrectable hardware error while playing games, but in this case, it's Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas.

Any ideas?

I tried replacing the hard drive, RAM, and updating my graphics card.

A:BSOD for over a few months

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Tony1990


Hi, I'm coming here because everytime I format my computer into Windows 7, it'll show up a BSOD of uncorrectable hardware error while playing games, but in this case, it's Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas.

Any ideas?

I tried replacing the hard drive, RAM, and updating my graphics card.



Hello Tony & welcome,
If you are getting BSOD's & want them analyzed please follow the directions below -

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:
** Until a .dmp file is generated, the Minidump folder may not exist.**

*Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl Press Enter.
*Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
*Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
*Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kb) in the drop down box (the 256kb varies).
*Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
*OK.
Reboot if changes have been made.

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First off, thanks for being there
Iv'e been suffering from bsod since shortly after build, done lots of re instals, different discs,every,test Ican find no change memtest (ok) memtest 86 older version (ok).
When I run Mem86_4 ALL of the sticks fail at test 7 (block movement ?) in every
configuration, 4,2x2, single, tried them all.
She does run in safemode with networking,but bsod on normal start.
I'm using my laptop for this.
I think I really need help here

A:BSODs for months! Help please?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nongeek


First off, thanks for being there
Iv'e been suffering from bsod since shortly after build, done lots of re instals, different discs,every,test Ican find no change memtest (ok) memtest 86 older version (ok).
When I run Mem86_4 ALL of the sticks fail at test 7 (block movement ?) in every
configuration, 4,2x2, single, tried them all.
She does run in safemode with networking,but bsod on normal start.
I'm using my laptop for this.
I think I really need help here


Seems you've got back sticks of RAM, just buy new RAM and it'll be fine
Test each stick separately to identify the defective one(s)

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A warranty is supposidly 12 months yet i have only had mine 1 1/2 months and is says i only have 8 months warranty left, somethings wrong there and looking at the dispute page it looks like you cant dispute it until they says its run out????

A:warranty 12 months ????

Hi Is it registered with HP? When registration occurs the warranty would be adjusted to start from the born on date (I think you press ESC and then F1 to view this). So if you could try that and then ask again if there is still a difficulty.



Happy 2 [email protected]

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so i got a laptop a few months ago and i've bee using that at college instead of my pc. I turned of my pc so it wouldn't just be running for a while for no reason. i turned it on a week or 2 ago and there is just no picture. ive narrowed it down to my video card which is 2 years od, 7800 gt. i used that little digital to analog converter thing but i used the same one and plugged it into my laptop and works great. i've taken the video card out, cleaned the dust out, cleaned the inside of my computer. what should i do?
 

A:pc has been off for months, no now picture

No picture even after removing and reinserting the card? Try a new video card.
 

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Hello there.I brought my HP laptop from PC World in Feb, I'm still paying for it through finance. The only stock they had was their display model so I brought that one.The laptop won't turn on anymore. When I plug the power in it flashes white next to the charging hole and that's it. I've tried removing the battery for 60 seconds and re-trying but it doesn't work.Please can somebody help.Thanks

A:Won't turn on - only had for 4 months.

It does still have full HP warranty so if worse comes to worse. You have tried the hard reset which is the easiest thing to try. The only other thing that might be easy to do is check the AC adapter to see if it is putting out power. Take it to any electronics store and they can test it with a voltage meter. If the AC adapter is good I am afraid you have had a catastrophic hardware failure (dead motherboard) which will require warranty replacement.  

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Hello everyone, I have looked around everywhere to try to sort my problems out but I've had no luck. Now I've decided to bite the bullet and ask for help. I had a computer built about 3 months ago. Everything was fine at first, then I started to get BSOD.

First the errors were due to 'a clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor' but now they are going into a more serious 'uncorrectable hardware error'. I'm after potentially pinning down the dodgey component and sending it back, or fixing it - and I'm hoping someone would be kind enough to help. I'll try to provide as much info as I can:

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: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800DD05028
BCP3: 00000000B2000000
BCP4: 0000000000100402
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

I've also included my latest .dmp file. Here are my system specs:

Intel Core i7 2600k 3.4GHz Socket 1155 8MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor
Asus P8H67-M EVO R3 H67 1155 Socket 8 Channel HD Audio mATX Motherboard
Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II 1280MB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 1.5V Non-ECC Unbuffered
Samsung SyncMaster S22A300B LCD LED 21.5" DVI-D Monitor
OCZ 750W Fatal1ty Series Semi-Modular PSU
Antec 900 Nine Hundred Case with 200mm Top Fan

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A:3 months of BSOD,

It is much easier to find patterns, etc, when there are more than one crash. We prefer you wait until you have at least two so that if one is corrupt the other probably wont be.
That being said the single log blames BCC 101

STOP 0x101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT troubleshtg

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Hey, so my computer has been BSODing for about 2 months now and I can't figure out why. The Blue Screen View always displays ntkrnlpa.exe as one of the crash addresses but even after research, I can't figure out what to do or exactly what is causing it, as I know that's a Windows kernel. I don't really know what changed back when it started or what drivers were installed at that time. I originally thought it was an external harddrive I got around that time but I think I bought that after the problems started and I've now noticed that the computer crashes even when the HD's not plugged in. It crashes even when I leave my computer on over night. Here's the Minidump log from the past 2 months:
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Dump File : 101911-23618-01.dmp
Crash Time : 10/19/2011 6:43:34 AM
Bug Check String : IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x0000000a
Parameter 1 : 0x82dfffe4
Parameter 2 : 0x00000002
Parameter 3 : 0x00000001
Parameter 4 : 0x83ae5008
Caused By Driver : ntkrnlpa.exe
Caused By Address : ntkrnlpa.exe+415db
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7601.17640 (win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Processor : 32-bit
Crash Address : ntkrnlpa.exe+415db
Stack Address 1 : ntkrnlpa.exe+92008
Stack Address 2 : ntkrnlpa.exe+92f59
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A:Getting BSOD for about 2 months now

Here's the Minidump log from the past 2 months:Hi jeeberz. Have you tried System Restore? Checked for issues with HDD and memory?Also, what rig are you having issues with?

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Got the blue screen while only reading a message board. Had problems with user acct so I made new one. Did a few scans on my own. Security message about setting for IE. Now got a message about illegal operation for something that was sceduled for deletion in system 86 when I tried to use IE or chrome. i switched users to use IE.

A:Unbelievable! Third one hit in 2 months.

You may close this topic already received help.

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Hey guys, about 2 months ago my 30" dell lcd went, video card and mobo ( replaced it all except the 30" dell which im still trying to fix) today my 20" dell went, is this is just a coincident or could there be something else im not considering, possibly a faulty APC battery backup, or maybe something in my computer that's causing this.

thanks.

A:2 DEAD LCD in 2 months!?!?!?!

This would be the time I'd start accusing poltergeists. I know they live in my home office and do all kinds of mischief at night while I'm asleep. They've only killed one Samsung LCD monitor here.

In the real world, it's likely a terrible coincidence. It's slightly possible that your APC unit allowed a nasty power glitch to pass in to these guys and kill them. That would be harder than winning the lottery. It's most likely you ended up with the statistical anomaly of two bad LCD monitors, along with that video card and motherboard.

Do you have a lot of power outages and glitches? Do you live in lightning alley or some area with lots of thunderstorms? I still remember the night when there was a thunderstorm here and I saw bolts of electricity flashing along the chain holding the ceiling fan in our bedroom. I fully expected to go downstairs and find our computers in a smoldering pile on the floor. Nothing - fully protected by APC UPS units! Then there was the time at work when a guy hit a power pole with his car down the street and caused a 27,000 volt line to fall on the 600 volt line feeding the building where I work. There were two washing machine sized APC UPS units in the lab - they both were fried and took some PCs with them.

I know this may not help much, but you may have enjoyed reading it.

Bye.

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My sons sister in-law took her laptop back to the store she bought it from for repair. They said the HDD was bad. The first replacement drive they installed didn't work. They tried another and it worked.....for a while. She has brought it to me out of frustration and it looks like the drive is bad!

It is an Acer laptop. The first time I looked at it the BIOS did not have an HDD listed. I tried Alt-F10 at boot and then the BIOS started to see the drive. When Windows tries to start it says the C: drive needs to be checked and it begins CHKDSK. It fails with "An unspecified error occurred (............ dee).

Could this be a motherboard failure rather than the HDD? 3 drives failing in the space of a few months seems suspicious to me.

Thanks
 

A:3 drives in 3 months?!

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0Scan saved at 3:12:28 PM, on 2/1/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exeC:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imagi... Read more

A:Please Help...2 months old and already problems

Can some1 PLEAE help...I have had lots of help from you in the past and I would greatly appreciate it...when istart up m internet explorere it just ompletely freezes the comp

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