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Having random restarts and bsods for like 3 months

Q: Having random restarts and bsods for like 3 months

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 7f
BCP1: 0000000000000008
BCP2: 0000000080050033
BCP3: 00000000000006F8
BCP4: FFFFF80002F17152
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Finally caught one of the errors
Specs MSI Pro-E x58
1220w Kingwin PSU
12gb ddr3 ocz 1600mhz ram sometimes it shows 10gb and sometimes it shows 12 not sure if it's taking 2gb of my ram to make extra vram
ocz vertex 2, 1tb hitachi 7.2k rpm hdd.

So I've been having these random restarts and bsods for a hell of a long time and I just want to get to the end of it. It is probably my motherboard because the northbridge always hits 70-80*C anyways, my other thought would be my ram but who knows, I haven't tested the ram yet though.

Preferred Solution: Having random restarts and bsods for like 3 months

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A: Having random restarts and bsods for like 3 months

Can you follow http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html these posting instructions to help us get to the problem.

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Hi there this is my first post on these forums so apologies if I'm not too familiar with the layout. I'm not too computer savy so if anyone could try simplify any answers/solutions that would be great. Basically the problem is for the past few months around start up of windows 7 I was getting freezes, BSOD errors (in particular IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_NOT_EQUAL and Page_fault_in_non_paged_area being the main ones) and my pc would be in a continuous loop of booting then freezing or shutting down and I couldn't get the pc to work. I thought the problem could be corrupted windows files so I reinstalled windows onto my computer using the isntallation disk and installed drivers and all was working fine for around 4 days. Each day my windows would have importaint updates so I installed them when prompted. One day I all of a sudden started getting the same errors I got before, PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGEED_AREA and IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_NOT_EQUAL and no new software had been installed at this point. I have tested ram and my hard drive with no errors showing although when looking at properties of my computer I have 20GB of ram (16GB Available) not sure if this has anything to do with it (2 x 8 GB sticks 1 X 4 GB stick). Hopefully you guys can help me out and prevent me shelling out on a new rig. Thank you, Conor .

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I've been having a lot of BSODs on my new custom built computer at random times. After the last BSOD, my network card doesn't seem to be working anymore. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Random BSODs for a few months

Run a virus scan with your Anti Virus and then download and run Malwarebytes anti malware.

Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software


Make sure you don't enable the free trial

Can you also run these tests.

Stress test your graphics card with Furmark

I recommend running it for around 30 minutes


Furmark will increase the temperature of your GPU rapidly so keep and eye on your temperatures

Memtest86 will test your RAM


Run Memtest86 for at least 8 passes so we get enough information to confirm that your RAM isn't failing

Run a Disk Check to scan for errors


Afterwards go into an Elevated Command Prompt (Run as administrator) and type in sfc /scannow
If it finds errors reboot and run the scan two more times

Run SeaTools to see if your HDD or SSD is failing

BugCheck 24, {1904fb, fffff880072f1868, fffff880072f10c0, fffff80002e92cc4}

Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsAcquireFcbWithPaging+13a )

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff9600008d1a8, fffff880026f9ed0, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware ( win32k!GreCombineRgn+18 )
If all comes back clean then run driver verifier.
Only if everything comes back with no errors.

Enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier -Enable and Disable
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Alright guys,

Hope you all can help me sort this out since it's driving me crazy. Back in December of 2011, I overhauled my gaming rig with a new power supply (750W Silverstone Strider Gold), a new CPU (Core 2 Quad Extreme 9650), a new video card (EVGA GTX570 Superclocked), a new audio card (Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty), an additional 2 x 2gb of G.SKILL DDR2 800 Pi RAM for a total of 8gb, and a new Corsair case (not that this should matter). The additional ram was matched with an older 2 x 2gb set of G.SKILL Pi RAM. According to the manufacturer, the only thing that was changed between the two sets was the heat spreader. Additionally, I'm running Vista Ultimate x64.

My machine hummed along awesomely for about 5 months. Then back in May of this year, I started getting random crashes in World of Warcraft and Battlefield 3. At first, I would just crash to the desktop, but then this devolved into total BSOD system crashes. The stop messages include the following: CACHE_MANAGER, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, IRQL_GT_ZERO_AT_SYSTEM_SERVICE, POOL_CORRUPTION_IN_FILE_AREA, INTERRUPT_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED.

-So far I've done an SFC /SCANNOW, which comes back with the corruption of a couple files every time I run it. The corrupted file is inetres.admx and inetres.adml
-I've run Memtest+ 4.20 on all four sticks of RAM, which at first yielded zero errors. However, I recently tried this again on all four sticks for 3 pas... Read more

A:Random BSODs for the last 4 months

First we do not have any current dump reports, the most current is several months old, I do not know what happened to the most current dmp reports.
That being said, if I do not read any of your narrative, my first thought would be that this is a hardware problem. There is an ocassional reference to memory. That is all that your reports indicate.
Now based upon that information and the fact that using 4 sticks you had 1000 errors, I would conclude that this is a memory problem. In fact one failed memtest indicates memory problem and the sticks shold be changed.
My inclination is that your specific problem is that the 4 sticks do not play nicely together, which is often the case when you mix and match and do not buy all the sticks at once. The only thing that I can suggest from your post and the test results is that you test the machine using different ram.
This does not seem to be a problem that will be solved by reinstalling, Vista or any other OS.

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Hey everybody,
I've been getting system crashes and restarts for the past two months. It seems to be completely random and I never use any programs that are too intensive - at most photoshop. In the first day it happened, it restarted 5 times within half an hour. This was helped by me doing a system restore. Still had the problem but it was around once a day. After talking to HP support a few days ago and doing that the guy told me to do, it got waaay worse and I restored it again. It's still worse than before but slightly better.
Anyway, I have no idea what I should do. Please help!

HP p6330f refurb
Windows 7 x64 OEM,
Intel Core i3 530, 2.93 Ghz
age - about 3 months.

Attached is the BSOD .rar and the blue screen error

A:random BSOD, restarts for the past 2 months

I suspect ZoneAlarm is the cause here. Please remove it with with this tool: http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/fr...cpes_clean.exe

Reset the Windows Firewall. Open an elevated command prompt and enter netsh advfirewall reset.
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
Date: 2010-09-20T07:23:58.000
Event ID: 1001
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: N/A
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: Project-Orion
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000007f (0x0000000000000008, 0x0000000080050031, 0x00000000000006f8, 0xfffff80002a95b9f). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\Minidump\092010-18049-01.dmp. Report Id: 092010-18049-01.
I believe CCleaner is deleting your memory dumps. Please disable it for now, until you determine the BSODs have stopped.

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I have a HP pavilion a720n desktop. Runs very well for its age and has had no previous issues. Well for months now I have had random freezing that varies. It could have 2-3 times a day or not happen for a couple days or be gone for a week. I also have random restarts. I will be doing something on my computer such as web browsing or watching a video and all the sudden my computer reboots out of nowhere. It usually only does this a couple times a week. I've taken it to several places and they check my hardware check for viruses everything was fine last time they checked and it still hasn't gotten better. I also did a fresh install of XP about 3 months ago and it was fine for maybe.. 3 weeks? I am getting very annoyed with this and I cannot figure it out! If anyone can please help me it would be greatly appreciated! Thank-you!
***Also at any given time it says I have 220-440mb available physical memory out of my 1GB. I'm not sure what that means and the number changes a lot can this have anything to do with it? I don't even have a lot of programs on my computer so why is this number so low?

A:Freezing and random restarts for months now cant figure it out! Can someone please help?

FWIW: IMO, the numbers/stats you mention re RAM...are not useful. What's more important is how the system functions.Restarts can be caused by a number of things. I tend to think "overheating" and/or "PSU" first.Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes: List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and paste the content into your next post.Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 .Louis

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I really tried to be patient, but man.
It started out as a BSOD every few days or so, but now it's getting more and more frequent.

There's all kinds of BSODs, Kernel data inpage error, page default error, and so on. I've lost count on how many kinds I've went through. I even sent it in for warranty repair once, and it doesn't do anything at all. The trip to the nearest Acer Support Center will take me half a day, and I really just can't take it.

I'm at a loss. I leave it to you guys.

Oh, and the model of the laptop is Acer V3 571G 736B4G1T.
When I ran BlueScreenView, it seems that ndis.sys and ntoskrnl.sys show some sources of error.

A:Random BSODs been happening every 2-3 days or so, for 6 months.

You need to grab all the files: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I've been getting an increasing number of BSODs recently. I haven't been able to spot any pattern in what triggers them, sometimes it can happen when I am afk with nothing of note running, sometimes when using something more demanding such as games. The error messages I get do not seem to be consistent. Sometimes it points to a driver or file such as ntfs.sys, or other. Sometimes a 'crucial thread' has stopped or it's just an unknown error.

I have run chkdsk and memory tests without finding a problem, but it still persists. I'd much appreciate some help in finding out what is behind it all. I've considered upgrading to Win 10 to see if that solves it, but I don't want to upgrade a broken system just to encounter more problems.

Thanks in advance,

A:Seemingly random BSODs for the last few weeks/months

Remove ASUS software, it is known for causing bluescreens.

Programs that claim to update your drivers install either the wrong or corrupted drivers.
If you have installed any driver with DriverFinder and SlimDrivers, please remove them as it may cause trouble.

If you are using a program like Ccleaner please stop using it while troubleshooting.
This because programs like Ccleaner remove dump files that are needed to troubleshoot.
Or configure Ccleaner to not remove dump files:


Diagnostics Test


Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums

Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.

Run chkdsk
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums

Run HDTune toscan for errors, no quick scan but full scan
check the health,
It may take some time, but please take the time you need to perform it properly.
Let me know what the results areof the error scan,
make a screenshot of the health of every hard drive and post the screenshots,
post screenshots with the benchmark of thetransfer rate,
access time,
burst rate,
cpu usage.

Input/Output errors, meaning the data can't be read from the hard drive(s)

A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpec... Read more

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I’ve been plagued by chronic and unpredictable BSODs since day one of using my Toshiba Satellite P70-A. I’ve found and tried countless solutions; none have worked. Apologies for the length of the case history below, but I’d rather explain as much as I can to avoid confusion later.

The lappy came with Windows 8 when I first bought it online (mint condition). I immediately swapped for Windows 7, then ran SlimDrivers and Windows Update until no new updates were found. Laptop is kept on automatic updates.

For privacy/security reasons, the Windows 7 partition is encrypted with TrueCrypt. Plenty of others have done the same without issue, so I doubt that’s the problem.

Almost at once, the computer began to BSOD on occasion and has continued ever since, despite numerous updates since. The crashes occur at random, at least once every 24 hours of continued operation or so, though often sooner. The error codes listed vary and have included (from memory) “DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL” and “MEMORY_MANAGEMENT”.

Use of Driver Verifier (enabling all checks on all drivers) results in near-instant BSODs during start-up (“A device attempting to corrupt the system has been caught. The faulty driver currently on the kernel stack must be replaced”, error code 0x000000c4). I had to disable Driver Verifier in Safe Mode to get it to stop crashing the system before it could finish loading.

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A:Frequent & random BSODs for months on new laptop, various error codes

Welcome to SF .

No dump files are present in the folder, you can manually check the minidump folder.

If dump files are present in that folder copy them to the Desktop, zip and upload in your next post.

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Pretty much once a day, sometimes twice my system will restart for no reason. Sometimes I'm not even using it, pretty much only background software running and it crashes. Sometimes I'm watching a movie in Media Player Classic or youtube/flash player in IE 8 and it crashes. My old hard drive was making wierd noises (running XP), so I replaced it with a brand new Western Digital, but the crashes continued (I copied over files from the old HD, but not in the system partition, in a separate one)

I really appreciate it if you guys could help. I'm afraid to keep replacing parts and wasting money without fixing the problem.

I use 2 monitors (a Dell 24' Monitor - 1080p and a 42' Panasonic TV 720p).

Here's my setup:

? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? Win7
? full retail version
? 3 months
? 3 months
? CPU - i7 860
? Video Card - ATI 5770
? MotherBoard - ECS P55H-A Black
? Power Supply - brand & wattage - Zalman 500

A:Win 7 several random restarts/BSODs

"The Security Center reports that Windows Update is disabled."
don't disable windows updates. most windows 7 updates are important.
also turn on your UAC i know it's a pain but weather you have a antivirus or not it worth keeping it on...

anyway....BSOD time
i'm only having a look at some of the dump files... i'll list the dates

9/9/2010,1:09pm- "VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT" "FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_IP_MISALIGNED_dxgkrnl.sys"

8/9/2010,4:15pm: nsiproxy.sys <---cause
6/9/2010,9:50pm; crashdmp.sys
5/9/2010;1:14am; ntkrnlmp.exe
29/8/2010,6:02pm; "memory_corruption"

ok here is what i suggest.

1st) put windows update on and run it.
2nd) run a virus scan please... nsiproxy.sys is a bit fishy
3rd) run Driver Verifier (for dxgkrnl.sys) see http://www.techsupportforum.com/2110308-post3.html and http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...od-416718.html
4) update all your drivers, do a RAM test, hard drive... the works

post back with you results

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Hi !

I was wondering if anyone can help me to determine why my sons computer have these random restarts and BSODs.

Earlier it happened like maybe once a day or so.

Now it starts happened more frequently, like 4-5 times a day and

well, it's time to do something about it.

The computer first go BSOD for like a tenth of a sec, too short to see what it says, then it restarts completely.

So I wonder, is there anywhere you can find what it said on the BSOD screen after the restart, so you can check for the error ?

I can say what its not, it's not the OP system, since it doesn't make any difference if its newly reinstalled or not.

The CPU temp are ok, only around 45c.

The motherboard is fairly new, not even a year, but on the other hand it doesn't have to mean a lot. Also the graphic card isn't too old.

It's a Celeron 2,4GHz with a P4S8X-X motherboard. 1280 DDR-ram.

What should I look for ?

Help me please !

A:Random restarts and BSODs.

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I've recently had two BSODs, occurring once yesterday and once today. One occurred while gaming, the other during browsing of the internet. The entire system is around 2 years old, along with the Windows 7 Ultimate x64 OS. Never reinstalled the OS. I'm not sure what else to indicate, so please let me know if additional information is needed. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Random BSODs and restarts

Hi -

Check for updates for the 1st 2 (Asus); remove Daemon Tools/Alcohol 120 -


ASACPI.sys Wed May 13 21:25:17 2009 (4A0B72FD)
AsIO.sys Mon Dec 17 04:11:49 2007 (47663D55)
sptd.sys Wed Apr 07 21:29:00 2010 (4BBD315C)


If BSODs persist, run the Driver Verifier -- Driver Verifier - MVP

Regards. . .



Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\061912-47315-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Tue Jun 19 12:08:31.903 2012 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 11:55:37.902
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff800038671c4, 0, 7ffffff0000}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+c1f1 )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1E_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+c1f1
Bugcheck code 0000001E
Arguments ffffffff`c0000005 fffff800`038671c4 00000000`00000000 000007ff`ffff0000
BiosVersion = 1201
BiosReleaseDate = 02/24/2010
SystemManufacturer = System manufacturer
SystemProductName = System Product Name
MaxSpeed: 2800
CurrentSpeed: 2806
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug... Read more

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I recently reinstalled my Windows twice because of stability issues and have now been experiencing random bluescreens and restarts. We've been trying to solve this for days, even had a guy stress test it for over 30 hours but he didn't have any BSODs then.. Now I've got it back and the problems persist. I already checked peripherals so they are ruled out (I think).

EDIT: I use Windows 8.1 64 bit and have all the latest updates.

I have included the results of the SF Diagnostic Tool.

Please help.

A:Random BSODs and restarts

BSOD'd again, I attached more info.

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I've had on going issues for the last month or 2 that is driving me up a wall.

My computer has been randomly restarting and BSODing. Most of the time it is random restarts.

The machine has 6gb of RAM installed. Most of the time after it restarts or BSODs the initial bios slash screen only shows 4gb instead of 6. To make it show 6gb again I would either take out the 3rd DIMM and put it back in or lightly push on each DIMM. After doing that it would show 6gb again. If it kept crashing after doing this I would just leave it showing 4gb and it seemed to run much longer without a crash.

I did memtest on each stick and they all passed.

This lead me to believe I had a bad DIMM slot so i RMAed the motherboard. When I got the new one back the same issues persisted.

After talking to the G.Skill they thought it might be the RAM. So I ordered another identical set. I got those today and I'm still having the issue. However, after putting in the new set of RAM I've gotten all BSODs instead of restarts.

Also, the issue seems much worse first thing in the morning. I'll usually have 5+ crashes within an hour of starting the system in the morning. But then I can be good for 4-5 hours or more.

I'm really hoping someone here can help me out. I run my company from this computer and it's been extremely hard to get any work done.

System Info:

Windows 7 x64
This is original OS
Retail Version
Age of hardware is a little over a year
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A:Random Restarts and BSODs


First off, make sure you are following proper order of population for your RAM. I have attached a copy of the relevant page from your motherboard manual.

If that doesn't help, then run Memtest86 on all sticks at the same time, from a cold boot (several hours' rest). If you didn't use Memtest86 the first time, see here: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Forums

Also, what is the make/model of your PSU?

Finally, do you have a different graphics card you can try?

...Summary of the dumps:


Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Tue May 24 17:00:16.478 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:00:35.758
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+327a7e )
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xD1_CODE_AV_BAD_IP_nvlddmkm+327a7e
BiosReleaseDate = 05/11/2010
SystemProductName = OEM
Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Fri May 20 13:48:49.648 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 5:15:07.928
*** ERROR: Symbol file could not be found. Defaulted to export symbols for win32k.sys -
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
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I'm getting restarts and BSODs with no reliable/reproducible trigger. I have a 99% new computer, built within the last year:

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Core i7 870
Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 MoBo

The only pieces I'm reusing from my old rig are the monitors, and my DROBO. I'm afraid, looking at some of my error logs, that the problem might be with the DROBO. For those that don't know the (Drobo Home), it's an external hard drive enclosure that is similar to RAID, but doesn't require all of the drives to be the same size. Mine attaches via iSCSI, or SCSI over gigabit ethernet, direct cabled.

I'm attaching my reports, and I would greatly appreciate any insight you guys might give me. Thanks in advance for your time.

A:BSODs and Restarts at random intervals

Some additional info I forgot in the original post:

While I think that the Drobo is possibly to blame, I can't easily disconnect it and see if the issue changes. This failure happens every day or two, and MOST of the data I use on this computer lives on the Drobo, so I wouldn't really be able to use the machine without it attached. Suggestions?

Running "WhoCrashed" gives me a lot of these:

On Mon 11/7/2011 5:20:51 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\110711-57782-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x7CC40)
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA800E1DD060, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFF9801BBC2E50)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that the driver is in an inconsistent or invalid power state.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver which cannot be identified at this time.

Is there something wrong with my network/iSCSI drivers, maybe? I'm pretty sure I have them all updated.

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Recently my computer has been restarting randomly, and by restarting I don't mean shutting down, waiting a bit and then starting again, I mean the screen goes instantly black and restarting happens immediately, the computer never stops making the usual noises (fans etc) during any of this.

Occasionally, instead of restarting, the screen will display glitched for a moment before actually displaying a BSOD (error code 0x0000007F) and then restarting normally.

This so far has only happened while focus was on Google Chrome (47.0.2526.58 beta-m (64-bit)), with all but 1 of them happening while watching a Youtube video (happens randomly, sometimes even after hours of watching videos), the one exception was on twitter.
Gaming and other tasks that strain the pc much more than Chrome work just fine.

I've attempted memtest, sfc /scannow and tried updating every driver.
Nothing is overclocked and fans are working exactly as they always did.
I checked the error logs Windows outputs using BlueScreen Viewer, and there are by far not enough logs for how often the computer crashes, so make of that what you will...

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I've been having a ton of problems with BSODS, random restarts and lockups while gaming.
This only happens with graphical intensive games, so i kind of narrowed down what the issue is. Either it's my memory or my CPU is overheating. I had the same issues before using XP and decided to just reformat and run Windows 7 to see if the problem gets fixed.

Here is my .DMP File. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Calvin\Desktop\031911-25615-01.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 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17514.x86fre.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x82e19000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x82f63850
Debug session time: Sat Mar 19 21:40:26.218 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:17:07.138
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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A:BSODs, random restarts, lock-ups

How many RAM modules do you have in your box?

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I have those problems for 2 months but this week the problem is too big.My computer freezes , restarts or shutdowns at first 1 mins after i opened it.Freezes/restarting or BSOD at starting windows screen,at welcome screen and mostly 5-10 sec after displaying desktop.I scanned my pc with AVG and found nothing.I dont know what to do.I have to restart it 10-20 times(if i am lucky) to start normally.When it starts normally computer runs perfectly.I dont know what is happening.Here are computer specs and some dmps i got:

System Specs:
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 SP1
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @2.93 Ghz (2 CPUs)
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4890 2GB

A:Random freezes,restarts and BSODs.

Hello omonoia91.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007F, {d, 0, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption

Followup: memory_corruption

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

This means a trap occurred in kernel mode, and it's a trap of a kind
that the kernel isn't allowed to have/catch (bound trap) or that
is always instant death (double fault). The first number in the
bugcheck params is the number of the trap (8 = double fault, etc)
Consult an Intel x86 family manual to learn more about what these
traps are. Here is a *portion* of those codes:
If kv shows a taskGate
use .tss on the part before th... Read more

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- I use windows 7 x32 .
- Version from MSDNA .
- Hardware :
mainboard asrock p4v88+
hdd WD 500GB - 3 months old
3 GB of ram - 2X1GB + 2X512GB
graphics GIGABYTE RADEON 9250 128MB
cpu: intel pentium 4 3.4Ghz

A:Random crashes, restarts, BSODs help please

Related to old drivers from as far back as 2004. These need to be updated before we can unvestigate anything else.

ac97via.sys 11/22/2004 4:29:55 PM 0x927c3000 0x927e2000 0x0001f000 0x41a24c43
ati2cqag.dll 2/22/2005 10:20:49 PM 0x9c800000 0x9c830000 0x00030000 0x421be881
atikvmag.dll 2/22/2005 10:23:15 PM 0x9cae0000 0x9cb11000 0x00031000 0x421be913
ativvaxx.dll 2/22/2005 10:27:01 PM 0x8df90000 0x8dffbc40 0x0006bc40 0x421be9f5
ati3duag.dll 2/22/2005 10:32:33 PM ati3duag.dll+1616f 0x8dd60000 0x8df807a0 0x002207a0 0x421beb41
ati2mtag.sys 2/22/2005 10:36:03 PM 0x9251f000 0x92618000 0x000f9000 0x421bec13
ati2dvag.dll 2/22/2005 10:36:23 PM 0x9cba0000 0x9cbdb000 0x0003b000 0x421bec27
fetnd6.sys 6/19/2008 7:45:41 AM 0x92cb6000 0x92cc0c00 0x0000ac00 0x485a46e5
ewusbmdm.sys 12/12/2008 11:27:48 PM 0x92e5d000 0x92e76180 0x00019180 0x49432bb4
ewusbnet.sys 2/17/2009 8:38:09 AM 0x92e77000 0x92e96000 0x0001f000 0x499aafb1
How To Find Drivers:
- search Google for the name of the driver
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Hello guys for the first time.I have a very shity problem.My PC restart random a few times a day or a few times in hour.The error is kernel power 43 in the event viewer.Its not a software problem, i reinstalled windows 7 go to windows 8 and 10 still the same restarts.Now im on windows 7 professional installed just now and crashed 3 times in 2 hours.I cheked my HDD its not about the HDD.My temps are perfect GPU temp is 40, CPU temp is 35.I think about drivers but i dont know. I tried with MSU afterburner who have a kernel mod to fix the error but still the same, so i think its a hardware problem.I think its a PSU problem but how i can know for sure, how i can test the PSU or please help me what i should do at this moment.Thank you everyone and sry for this english its bad

My hardware : GPU-Palit Nvidia gt 630
CPU-AMD Fx(tm)-8300 Eight core processor
RAM 4 + 4 + 2 ADATA
MotherBoard-AssRock 970 pro 3
PSU-Fractal design integra m 450W bronze
HDD : Toshiba 1 TB

Eventviewer error :
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 25.1.2016 г. 16:55:14 ч.
Event ID: 41
Task Category: (63)
Level: Critical
Keywords: (2)
Computer: GerginDarakov
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped res... Read more

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Hello All - please let me say thanks in advance for any assistance. I completed the system specs form when I set up my account.

I have an HP Pavilion p6540f with the following:
windows 7 prof 64-bit SP1,
two 1TB Seagate hard drives,
an AMD Phenom cpu,
an ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics card
a Foxconn motherboard.

My problem is BSODs, spontaneous reboots or system freezes. Based on what I've seen on the internet, there seem to be several areas which could cause such a problem: something wrong with the RAM, overheating, or underpowered, the graphics driver, or something in the BIOS that needs upgrading.

As for the memory, I burned memtest to a cd and booted from that and let memtest run over night to check the RAM. It came back with no errors.

As to the overheating and underpowered possibilities, there is a CPU fan, a case fan and the fans associated with the power supply. The case fan and cpu fan seem to be functioning normally. I had the original 250W power supply replaced with a new 350W power supply which also seems to be functioning normally.

As far as the BIOS is concerned, it's AMI v6.04, dated 5/21/2010. There is a file available from HP, and that I've downloaded, called sp49851.exe. This is supposed to upgrade the BIOS to v6.09. I thought upgrading would be good since one of the things it's supposed to fix is a problem related to the machine not coming out of hibernation which sounds similar to what I've been experiencing. I ran this yesterday eveni... Read more

A:Random BSODs, freezes and restarts

Welcome aboard.
Please post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions so that we can obtain the necessary information we need to help you.

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(Well then, as I was beginning to type this, my computer locked up once, then after rebooting I tried again and it randomly restarted on me, my luck, right?)

Hello. I have been experiencing lockups, restarts, and BSODs as of recent. My computer is 2-3 years old, and most of my information is located in my profile related to my system specs. This issue has begun occurring about a month or two ago, malwarebytes has had 2 full scans through my computer and has found nothing, Microsoft Security Essentials(My static antivirus) did not pick anything up as well. I've opened up my case and cleaned out the dust, I've given my hardware a good look over and noticed nothing out of the ordinary (no bulging capacitors, no dead fans) which is a bit disheartening. Usually I come here and read other posts for my issues, but this one I can -not- solve on my own, this is my 3rd day of attempting to diagnose my computer's problem and I don't think I'm getting anywhere. (Which is bad considering I have weekly papers to do for college classes as well, looks like I get to practice my handwriting in any case today.)
Help would be very much appreciated, thank you!

A:Random Restarts, Lockups, and BSODs

Upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.

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I have a Compaq Presario SRF710F that has been working fine (except for the past few weeks) since December 2008. The only hardware I've replaced on it was to install a more powerful video card a few years ago.

In the past few weeks, it's started giving me random failures. Sometimes it's a BSOD (the actual error message varies most times), sometimes the whole computer freezes up and I have to restart manually, and sometimes it just turns off suddenly and reboots. Sometimes it goes a few days between errors, and sometimes it can't even finish rebooting from a failure before another one occurs.

It started a few weeks ago when I uninstalled iTunes and installed Samsung Kies and Media Monkey (ditched the iPhone for a Galaxy S3!).

I have taken the following steps:restore from restore point
deep antivirus scan with MWB and MSE
memtest86 (11 passes with no errors detected)
reinstall Windows

Here are some other specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) Dual Core Processor 4450e, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.1), 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 136359 MB; E: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 267557 MB;
Motherboard: ECS, Iris8
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I've also uploaded the zip file from the SF diagnostic tool.

Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Random BSODs, Freezes, and sudden Restarts

Welcome aboard.

You need to do two things.
Install service pack 1.
Update nForce. It is on 2010 that is installed. Get it from Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
Let us know the results.

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First off thanks for reading my post. Basically my computer keeps having errors and they are nothing specific - nothing seems to set them off. Sometimes I'll be working and the computer will just freeze, or restart automatically. Often programs (especially the Windows ones such as Media Player, Live Messenger and IE explorer) will keep crashing with the error report dialog box. I have just reinstalled Windows so it can't be that.

My system specs are:

AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 1.6Ghz
Nvidia Geforce 7300GT with 512MB onboard RAM
Fully updated XP Home SP2

Thanks for looking

A:Random crashes, restarts, freezes, BSODs help please!!

Since you've just installed windows, you might have a hardware issue and you can try the following if you're sort of a hands-on type or get a knowledgeable friend such as a Geek to help
(1)Fan failure on the cpu or video card causing high temps. If fans appear to running full speed and no strange noises then possibly:
(2)Memory stick failure. If you have 2 ram sticks, try removing one at a time to isolate the issue. If you only have one stick, memory is relatively cheap so buy another 1 gb and repalce it. If you still have same failures, put original stick back in and now will have 2 gb to improve performance once PC is fixed..

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I received a new Video card(Listed below) and Blu ray player(LG Super
Multi Blu) for Xmas. Ive had them installed for a few weeks. Last Tuesday
I began to see random reboots which progressed to frequent BSODs by
Wednesday. We at first thought It was my Boot Drive so we went out
and got a new one then cloned the old disk to the new disk.
I was back up and running again Friday. Today(Sunday) I awoke to find
the reboots and BSODs back in full force. Another problem caused by this glitch
is the inability to install or update most programs. I having a very frustrating
time trying to figure this out on my own and have exhausted my own knowledge
base. Any help would be greatly appeciated.
? OS - Windows 7 Ultimate x64

? Original OS was Windows XP 32 bit

? Age of system - 5 years(Motherboard, CPU) Brand new (Hard drives, Video Card, RAM)
? Age of OS installation - About 1 year

? Intel Quad Core
? Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 TI
? Gigabyte EP35-DS3R (GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-EP35-DS3R (rev. 2.1))
? Not sure what Power Supply Ive got

? System Manufacturer: None, custom built
? Exact model number: None

perfmon /report didnt work. Said something about not being able to find the path. So its not included in rar file.

A:Random Restarts\BSODs Installations failing

Absolutely no info in the WER section of MSINFO32. Have you turned Windows Error Reporting off?

Please uninstall Daemon Tools as it causes BSOD's in some Win7 systems. Then use this free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system: DuplexSecure - FAQ

One of the dumps blames sbwtis.sys - a driver belonging to your Counterspy software. Please do the following:


Anti-Virus Removal:
Please do the following:
- download a free antivirus for testing purposes: Free AntiVirus
- uninstall the antivirus software from your system (you can reinstall it, if so desired, when we're done troubleshooting)
- remove any remnants of the antivirus software using one of these free tools: Antivirus Uninstallers
- IMMEDIATELY install and update the free antivirus
- check to see if this fixes the BSOD's
NOTE: NEVER run more than 1 anti-virus, firewall, Internet Security/Security Center application at the same time.

wacommousefilter.sys dates from 2007.
Please uninstall your Wacom stuff. When we're finished troubleshooting, please install the most updated, Win7 compatible version available from the Wacom website.



Loading Dump File [C:\Users\FUBAR\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\010912-31184-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Mon Jan 9 22:25:29.915 2012 (UTC - 5:00)
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I'm getting frequent crashes on my HTPC in Windows 7 usually without a blue screen of death (I have had maybe one or two BSODs). Sometimes the computer will crash almost as soon as I switch it on (i.e. when I'm using internet explorer), sometimes it crashes when watching a bluray in media center and sometimes when doing nothing at all.

The system was stable, however about 5 months ago I installed a new CPU and cooler, and about a month or so later I started getting these problems. I have tried the following:

- Virus scan
- Memory check (memtest86 multiple passes)
- CPU stress test (prime95)
- Hard drive check disk
- Graphics card stress (furmark)

The graphics card did show signs of overheating and the PC crashed shortly afterwards, however I have since tried the onboard graphics card and the problems are still there. The fact that the PC can crash shortly after booting also suggests its not this.

I can only think of three things that it can now be:

- Power supply (no idea how to test this, the power supply is a good quality Corsair, with more than enough power for the components and like I said, the system used to be stable).
- Motherboard (could be this I guess - potentially I damaged it when I installed the new CPU)
- Windows 7 (hence the reason I'm here!)

In trying to fix the PC I have used a registry fixer by a reputable company (I forget which one).

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A:Freezes, crashing and random restarts (very few BSODs)

Quote: Originally Posted by Veggers


I'm getting frequent crashes on my HTPC in Windows 7 usually without a blue screen of death (I have had maybe one or two BSODs). Sometimes the computer will crash almost as soon as I switch it on (i.e. when I'm using internet explorer), sometimes it crashes when watching a bluray in media center and sometimes when doing nothing at all.

The system was stable, however about 5 months ago I installed a new CPU and cooler, and about a month or so later I started getting these problems. I have tried the following:

- Virus scan
- Memory check (memtest86 multiple passes)
- CPU stress test (prime95)
- Hard drive check disk
- Graphics card stress (furmark)

The graphics card did show signs of overheating and the PC crashed shortly afterwards, however I have since tried the onboard graphics card and the problems are still there. The fact that the PC can crash shortly after booting also suggests its not this.

I can only think of three things that it can now be:

- Power supply (no idea how to test this, the power supply is a good quality Corsair, with more than enough power for the components and like I said, the system used to be stable).
- Motherboard (could be this I guess - potentially I damaged it when I installed the new CPU)
- Windows 7 (hence the reason I'm here!)

In trying to fix the PC I have used a registry fixer by a reputable company (I forget which one).

I can find two mini dumps on the PC (... Read more

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I have an Acer Aspire 5100 notebook with Vista Home. It's doing a very annoying thing. Normally when I shut the laptop, it goes into hibernate mode. However, occasionally I'll open it back up to find that it's crashed and restarted (error message says it was a BSOD). There seems to be no rhyme or reason for this.

Any ideas as to what the problem could be? Perhaps there is a patch, but I'm not sure what it would be called or where to look. I checked the Acer website for known bugs for this computer, but there weren't any hibernation/blue screen related ones. I didn't find anything useful at the Windows site, and calling Acer customer support is a waste of time (too many bad experiences with them).


A:Random BSODs and restarts when I close my laptop

In case this info is useful to anyone, here is the error message that pops up when the system restarts:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6000.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 00000003
BCP2: 84235B98
BCP3: 8520A030
BCP4: 83CBED48
OS Version: 6_0_6000
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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Hello guys,

I've been getting BSODs for a while now. Most of the time it's while I'm playing League of Legends. I get a BSOD and sometimes I just get a random restart. But just now I had a BSOD while I was browsing the web, it was a different error code then I usually have!

I hope it's just some driver error.

I'll attach the stuff required in a BSOD post.

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
- the original installed OS on the system? Windows 7 Home Premium
- an OEM or full retail version? OEM
- What is the age of system (hardware)? I think it's 1.5 years old now.
- What is the age of OS installation? I recently reinstalled it (about 3 months ago...)

A:BSODs different error codes. Also random restarts!

Quote: Originally Posted by iGreek

Hello guys,

I've been getting BSODs for a while now. Most of the time it's while I'm playing League of Legends. I get a BSOD and sometimes I just get a random restart. But just now I had a BSOD while I was browsing the web, it was a different error code then I usually have!

I hope it's just some driver error.

I'll attach the stuff required in a BSOD post.

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
- the original installed OS on the system? Windows 7 Home Premium
- an OEM or full retail version? OEM
- What is the age of system (hardware)? I think it's 1.5 years old now.
- What is the age of OS installation? I recently reinstalled it (about 3 months ago...)

All of the crashes from when you updated to SP-1 were caused by memory corruption

These were caused by a memory exception. Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

2-Driver verifier

I'd suggest that you... Read more

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I have this problem for some months, that i get random BSODs/computer restarts
First of all, a problem i have for some months: When i use mozila firefox browser, the computer crashes after a few minutes
And when i start BFBC2, it instantly reboots

But lately, it is happening more often, the computer restarts randomly when browsing in chrome, or playing in games (such as garrysmod and fallout new vegas)

And i'm not sure that it is a BSOD, because i only have two minidumps that are pretty old

I don't know if this is a software or hardware problem, because i tried installing drivers and it didn't help, and some months ago i reformatted windows and it didn't help either

The GPU Temperature is about 60*C after the computer restarts which is normal
And the CPU Temperature is about 59*C too

I'm planning on upgrading the hardware, probably the GPU
but i don't know if it is the problem, or is it the processor/psu/ram/motherboard/etc..

Included perfmon and bsod dump/system report file, but i'm not sure if the problems i have are BSODs since i don't get the actual blue screen and i only have two old minidumps
The computer just randomly restarts

A:Computer restarts at random times, bsods

Temps seem ok...

You also have some problems with Windows Update

Please go to your Maintenance Center and check the Windows Update status. Make sure you are up to date, do them one by one manually if needed.
For help or reset see: Windows Update - Reset

Furthermore... you might want to free some space on D:

Dumps are old...but the Aug 3rd one points to problems with your graphics drivers.
Please renew: ati driver

Make SURE you delete old first.
When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Driver Sweeper

Driver Sweeper is a fast tool to remove driver leftovers from your system. It's very important to remove your drivers on a proper way, because driver leftovers can cause problems like stability and startup problems. You can use it if you want to update/remove drivers from your system.

How to use ?

There are two methods to use Driver Sweeper.
Both methods achieve the same results. This method is always able to clean all files.

This method will delete remaining files upon reboot (if deleting failed). You can clean your drivers this way:

- Use the official uninstaller(s) of the driver(s) you want to uninstall.
- Reboot your PC in Safe Mode.
- Run Driver Sweeper and select what to clean.
- Analyse lists all the entries possible to remove, cleaning removes the entries selected.
- More drivers can be selected for the same cleaning process.

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For the last year I've been having problems with random BSOD, hangs, and system restarts. Sometimes there are several each day, sometimes there are a few days between. It seems to happen predominately when I run games with 3D graphics, but it's definately not exclusive to that.

My system is an Alienware Aurora R2. Windows 7 64 bit. Tell me if any specific system components would be useful and I can figure out what they are.

I've ran memtest a while ago and chkdsk without finding any problems. I've used Dell's service to check for suggested driver updates and done that. I've updated the latest graphics card driver.

I've tried some basic googling and some of the common solutions but nothing so far has fixed it, and since I don't know what's exactly wrong I have a hard time proceeding.

A lot of the system dumps are attached in the .rar.

If anyone could point me in the right direction, I'd be grateful.

A:Random BSODs, hangs, restarts the last year

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

The minidumps are only a small portion of the information collected if you follow the instructions here : Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 & Vista.

Whilst you wait for an analyst to come along, I would check for an update for your graphics card : Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

I think I heard somewhere that the dell drivers are sometimes not good.

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Hi, 4 days now my pc sometimes freezes at startup and it needs restart.Also suddenly it restarts without a message.And today i got 2 BSODs and one of them was at welcome screen.I scanned my pc with malwarebytes and found nothing.

System Specs:
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @2.93 Ghz (2 CPUs)
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4890 2GB

A:Suddenly random freezes,restarts and BSODs.


Loading Dump File [G:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\omonoia91\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\020312-20468-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17713.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.111025-1505
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x83051000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x83191230
Debug session time: Fri Feb 3 05:09:17.515 2012 (GMT-7)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:31.031
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 96d0897b, 82ab5cb4, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware ( win32k!vSynchronizeDriver+100 )

Followup: MachineOwner

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This problem has been going on for about 2 weeks now. It began while I was playing a game, and the PC simply froze. I was unable to reboot, so I shut the computer down and tried to turn it back on. I got a "1 long" beep code. I tried replacing the RAM with some older sticks I had, same error.

The next day I replaced the Mobo. It booted to POST but reported that it could not detect my hard-drive. I fiddled with the thing for about 4 hours without getting a proper boot. Finally I put everythingback the way it was (old motherboard and all) and somehow it booted. From then, I've been getting seemingly random errors.

Sometimes the computer will simply reboot. Most of the time it was not POST properly after a reboot and I must keep turning it on/off before I can get windows to load.

Sometimes the computer locks up, and I have to do the same as above.

Sometimes I get an error on POST about resetting the CPU freq. My CPU Freq is and always has been at default.

I've seen several errors on my BSODs: IRQ not less than, page fault in non paged error, etc. My event log is full of 4609 errors.

I thought it might be an issue with overheating, so I put in two new 180mm fans. It still has the same problems.

I put in some old ram. That seemed to do the trick, but today it has started rebooting yet again.

I thought maybe some user setting were corrupted or some such, so I completely deleted my user account and started another one. No dice.

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A:Random restarts, POST locks, and BSODs. Tried everything!

Noone wants to tackle this demon?

Note: I highly doubt it is a software problem or even a driver problem: sometimes the computer will not even turn on. After a "reboot" it won't fully reboot and I'll turn it off. I'll either get a long beep or simply a black screen with all fans running.

I basically need to find out which hardware needs replacing.

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Hello. Im a norwegian and have already written much about this problem in norwegian. Im not really good at english. So I can't write all that I've written to Zepto and on a norwegian forum. But I will atleast give you the logfiles...

Not every BSOD seems to have created a log file, some BSODs dont seem to dump properly for example. The BSOD's occur randomly. I can play several hours and end the game normal without problems or it can occur soon after startup without me even getting started up a browser. So personally I do not think this is a overheating problem, graphic card problem or cpu-problem.

I have searched with Vista's memory test, and memtest86. They found no errors and memtest passed 6 times the second time I tried to ran it. The first time I ran it, it froze during testing, so I had to restart and then it passed 6 times.

I have searched my PC with antivirus and found none. I have not been on any suspicious sites either.

The startup-problems is a pain when they occur. Like, last night. Bluescreen. Then I started it up again, but it didnt pass one of the boot up stages. It froze. So after I had waited a while I did a turn off, then I turned it on again. Black screen, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, still a black screen. I repeated this process 4-5 times, every time a black screen that didnt go away, the PC was on, but screen black and I couldnt hear any boot-up sound, only the fan.

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A:Random BSODs, freezes, restarts and booting problems... 64-bit

Hi. . .

I would like the links to your other dumps. I see in photos & dumps that you are updated w/ Vista SP1. When did you update? One photo shows WERCON screen - TrustedInstaller crashing constantly since at least October 2nd. When did the system problems begin?

Can you run in SAFEMODE w/ any greater stability than normal windows boot-up?

Please run msinfo32 when possible & save in NFO format (NFO file extension). I am not sure if it will be in English or not - but OK for now.

Also, I'd like a Vista System Health report in HTML format. Please do the following:
START | type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe | select Run as Administrator | the black cmd prompt (DOS) screen will appear - type the following:

perfmon /report
It will take about a minute to run... then save it as an HTML file.

Please zip it & msinfo32 NFO file up and attach to your next post.

Regards. . .



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Hi there. For the past week, I've been getting some random BSODs, some freezes, and sometimes just a random restart. there is a flash of a pixelated screen, and then it just restarts. This computer is nigh on two years old, and has showed no sign whatsoever of slowness or any malfunction. Yet for the past week or so, it's been randomly crashing and getting restarted. Specs
-Intel Pentium Dual Core processor. 3 GHz.
-ATI Radeon graphic card. 1 GB.
-320 GB storage space.
-HP Pavilion CPU.
-Desktop PC

I would upload the dump files, but honestly, it crashes by the time i press the copy button. i am attempting to get them using the homegroup from this computer.
anyway, i would really appreciate some help.

EDIT: I managed to pull the dump files out from the homegroup. here they are.

A:Random BSODs, freezes, and restarts with a pixelated screen.

Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\ReallyFat\042612-15615-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16973.amd64fre.win7_gdr.120305-1504
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02e51000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0308de70
Debug session time: Wed Apr 25 22:54:18.301 2012 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:13:50.800
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3D, {fffff80000b9c120, 0, 0, fffff880043b960d}

Probably caused by : usbuhci.sys ( usbuhci!UhciInterruptService+149 )

Followup: MachineOwner

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Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Hi, I have had 4 different BSODs in the last two months:
1st BAD_POOL_HEADER - occurred hours after installation of Wireless card
3rd IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL - occurred hours after Windows update

OS Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 fully updated
CPU DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, 3166 MHz (9.5 x 333)
Motherboard Asus P5K
Memory 8 GB
Graphics Card GeForce 8500 GT
have 3 HD, OS is on SAMSUNG SSD 830

edit: uninstalled TP-Link TL-WN951N wireless card

Attached BSOD Dump & System File Collection & System Health Report as requested.

thanks for your help!

A:4 different BSODs in two months

Problem Devices:
Unknown Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0000\5&BE1018E&0&1 43
First thing to do is determine which device the above is pointing to. Do you have your chipset drivers installed?

Security Software: ??? I recommend either of these two setups:Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Good and Free system security combination.
Download and install the security setup of your choice, update the software, and then run a full scan of your system for viruses and malware. If you only install MSE, I would also suggest installing and updating Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download, but do not start the free trial/full version of Malwarebytes. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes after updating it. Post back the results.

Which ASUS P5K motherboard do you have installed? Please fill in your system specs more accurately by using System Info - See Your System Specs as a guide. Fill the specs in on your profile, not in a post in this thread.

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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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Hi all,

Never tried using a forum before so please excuse me if I do something wrong.
I'm desperate.
I built this PC with a little help from a computer savant. He helped me chose the pieces and I put it together. It's about 15 months old. Recently it fried the main SSD from which the OS booted (after 11 months of use). It was of course my fault for filling the SSD more than 80% (I have no computer certifications, I go by instinct most of the time and then learn the hard way) ... so it wouldn't surprise me if I have something to do with the computer failing so much now.
I've also had the feeling that my system has never really ran at full potential.
I think my BIOS settings need seen to as well. It's all on "default", when I think they can be tuned according to the components... but I don't know how to do that

Anyway, I'll do my best to answer and follow the guide you provide;

? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Nothing, I built the tower from scratch
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? No, pirated version of Windows Ultimate 7
? Age of system (hardware) 15 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Twice, because fried the SSD in January-ish this year

? CPU AMD Phenom II X4 980 Quad-Core Black Edition 3.70 GHz
? Video Card AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
? MotherBoard Asus M5A88-M EVO AM3+
? Power Supply - brand &... Read more

A:50 or so BSODs in the last 2 months

Welcome to TSF!

? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? No, pirated version of Windows Ultimate 7

We're not allowed to help with illegal software here as per the TSF Rules:

You may not ask for assistance with any deemed illegal activities such as but NOT restricted to the following::

software pirating

When you have a legit version of Windows installed, please return and start a new Thread if you still have problems.


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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


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 have been getting random restarts and BSOD for 2 months, but in the last 2 weeks it has been fine. It just started again today and this time i decided to post it up. I have run memory diognostics tools and so problems there.

It restarts very randomly so i cant even be specific, however i have deleted previous(very old) dump files but i do have some of the recent ones.

toshiba satellite A500-17X
Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 - 2.13 GHz
2nd level cache : 3 MB
Hard Drive - 500 GB
Operating System - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Optical Drive - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM
Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M
Additional info: I have bought it 1 year ago

Thanks for any help

A:Many BSOD and restarts for 2 months

Your dumps bugcheck:
0x50 = This indicates that invalid system memory has been referenced.
0x3b = This indicates that an exception happened while executing a routine that transitions from non-privileged code to privileged code.
0xa = This indicates that Microsoft Windows or a kernel-mode driver accessed paged memory at DISPATCH_LEVEL or above.
0x7f_8 = indicates that the Intel CPU generated a trap and the kernel failed to catch this trap.
Start with remove Avast and replace it with MSE.
Reinstall your VLC player since there are lot errors reported on WER. (update to newer version if any).

Update these drivers:
adfs.SYS --> adobe software
nvhda64v.sys --> nVidia HDMI Audio Device (nForce chipset driver)
Rt64win7.sys --> Realtek NIC

If the problem persist , test your RAM with memtest86 at least 7 passes.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+


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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80004773b1f, fffff8800886cc70, 0}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f )

Followup: MachineOwner
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? OS - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista? Windows 7 ? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64 ? What was the original installed OS on the system? Windows 7 ? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail ? Approximate age of system (hardware) 2015-16 ? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know) 2015 ? Have you re-installed the OS? No ? CPU ? Video Card ASUS AMD 290X DCUII ? MotherBoard (if NOT a laptop) ASUS Z97-A ? Power Supply - brand & wattage (if NOT a laptop) EVGA Supernova G2 750W Laptop or Desktop? Desktop

Multiple BSODs since > 2 months. Most often atikmdag.sys causing it, but lately multiple other drivers invovled. Tried upgrading/downgrading graphics drivers, chipset drivers, tried updating BIOS, tried manually installing AMD drivers. chdsk without errors, sfc scan without errors, anti-virus scans without errors, memtest for 4 h without errors. Furmark benchmark 3 h without errors.
The most common trigger for the BSOD is scrolling a web page (not during benchmarks or playing games)! Disabling harware acceleration did not help either.

Max temp on Furmark - 72 C
Max temp on Prime95 Blend 8 tests - CPU 74 C

Any help would be much appreciated! Things are getting desperate!

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Hey everyone, i've been having the same BSOD ever since I got my new computer in November last year.

After repeatedly getting the 'A clock interval was not recieved on a secondary processor' BSOD a million times, I decided to send my processor back to ebuyer who said it was faulty and sent me a new one. I've also reinstalled windows completely as well as take out all parts to clean them.

Unfortunately this still hasnt solved my problem out like i'd hoped. The bluescreens are less frequent but still a nuisance when I'm trying to do my university work. It also crashes randomly sometimes without a bluescreen error.

I found a post here and read about running my minidump files through Microsoft's debugger but the setup just failed so I find myself begging for someone to take a look at my minidump files and potentially find me an answer to this frustrating problem.

The crashes typically occur when doing very small tasks like clicking a button in 3DS max, links on firefox. It seems to happen when it's loading something within an application its more likely to crash. People i've spoke to about it think it could be the motherboard but i've updated the bios. I'll also include my system hardware in this post:

Intel Core i7 2600k 3.4GHz Socket 1155 8MB Cache
Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 1.5V Non-ECC Unbuffered
Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II 1280MB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
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A:Three months of BSODs, no answers

What is the make and model of your hard drives? Are you over-clocking? The minidumps are extremely vague, ntoskrnl.exe with no BUG Check Screen. Have you checked the hard drive for errors?

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Back in May I went through quite a few rounds of troubleshooting here for BSOD's that had been occurring. (Search for my previous threads to see that.) I ran memtest for 8 hours and had no errors, updated a bunch of drivers, etc. Since then I have had almost no issues... until a couple of days ago. Now it seems suddenly I am getting BSOD's very frequently - sometimes multiple times a day. There is no obvious pattern as to what triggers them. Sometimes I am using Eclipse (Java IDE). Sometimes I am reading email on Outlook. Etc. I have attached the zip file with all the dumps from the very latest BSOD. I can attach others if needed. Perhaps someone here will see an issue that I can fix. Thanks!

A:BSODs recurring after a few months with few or none

First off, the G750 series has had some issues with video card problems (both with overheating and with failing cards). Stay aware of this while you're troubleshooting.

This device needs to have drivers installed:

Not Available PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_8C3A&SUBSYS_119D1043&REV_04\3&11583659&0&B0 The drivers for this device are not installed.

This is most likely the Intel(R) Management Engine Interface Driver. Please download and install the latest, Win8.1 compatible version available from the Asus website.

Out of 6 memory dumps there were 5 different BSOD error codes. The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things:
- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)
- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)
- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.
- dirt/dust/hair/fur/crud inside the case. Blow out the case/vents with canned air (DO NOT use an air compressor or vacuum as they can cause damage to the system)
- missing Windows Updates
- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers), older systems, or even pirated systems
- low-level driver problems
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Sorry for all the text and thanks for reading in advance.

BSODs are random, it can be just browsing chrome or in the middle of a game. I've attached my most recent dumps. Strange things that my computer does that are worth noting is random extensions crash on chrome, and sometimes chrome just closes at a random time and won't open back up until I restart my computer. Some games(overwatch is the most consistent in crashing but it's still random) randomly crash so I thought it might have been my video card, but I run Unigine perfectly fine with alright temperatures in the max settings. Also when chrome crashes sometimes when I go to restart my computer that's when I'll get a bluescreen. Just before I started writing this my chrome closed so I had to restart and got the damn BSOD. Sometimes I will go to restart or shutdown and it just gets stuck on shutting down.

It's like sometimes I am certain that is has to be a driver, other times I am not sure at all, and then something else a little different will happen and then I'm certain it's hardware. I can't pin it down at all.

I'm on my 3rd set of ram, chkdsk and memtest both come back with zero problems. I want to list everything I've done but to be honest over the course of half a year, I can't even remember half of the things.

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Hi-am having trouble with multiple BSODS involving ntfs.sys and https.sys. Happens frustratingly randomly.
Toshiba Satellite L300D running Win 7 Ultimate.

Any help Appreciated. Archive attached.



A:Repeated BSODS over the last 3 months!

You definitely need to reduce the items you got on start-up.

Perform a Clean boot:Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Reduce items at start-up. No software except anti-virus is required plus doing this improves the time for logging into windows:How to Change, Add, or Remove Startup Programs in Windows 7
Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:Click on the
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run Disk Check on your Hard Drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it.

 Hard Drive Diagnostics
Double click and open my computer.
Right click on desired drive and hit properties.
Click on tools tab and Check now.

Read complete instructions on the tutorial: Disk Check

Other Tests:


Upload a screenshot of your hard disk using Crystal Disk Info.
Make a hard drive test from the hard drive manufacturers website.
Test your Hard Drive with SeaTools.

Temp Monitoring

Check for heating issues using Speccy or HWMonitor.

Speccy - System Information - Free Download
HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

Upload a screen shot with either of the tools: Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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I've been having BSODs since I built my system nine months ago, and I'm at a complete loss as to what's wrong. Just recently I RMA'd my motherboard as a last-ditch attempt at a fix because I couldn't find anything wrong. Every blue screen is an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error. My device drivers are all up to date. My BIOS is up to date. I've run about 20 memtests and all come back clean. I've run diagnostics on my hard drives and all come back clean.

I got my motherboard back from the manufacturer in the beginning of December. My first blue screen after that was yesterday, after I used Registry Booster to clean my registry. I restored the files since I'd hoped that I'd removed something accidentally. I just received a second one about a half hour ago. I reset, and the system hung when Windows was trying to load. I reset again, got the message that Windows didn't start normally and the system hung at the 27 second countdown to choose how to load Windows. I did a hard shut down, booted, and it appeared to boot normally.

I did have a backup motherboard I used while my current one was being repaired, and during that time I had three Kernel error blue screens. After the third, the system did an automatic Disk Check on reboot and I didn't have one after that. Granted, I was only using that motherboard for about a month.

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A:Solved: Nine months of BSODs - no apparent cause

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Ever since I built this PC I've had BSODs every so often. I've not been able to trace them to any particular source, but lately they seem to be getting a lot more frequent and I am getting fed up, so I figured I would try asking here.

I've used the SF Diagnostic Tool to gather the requested information and attach it to this thread.

The most recent one seems to suggest a problem with the CPU. It's been suggested to me that my CPU might need a microcode update - I installed SiSoft Sandra Lite which is able to check the CPU microcode level and indeed it does suggest it isn't on the latest version, but as far as I can tell there is no procedure for manually updating microcode, you just have to wait and hope it comes down through Windows Update or something.

Can anyone help?

A:Intermittent BSODs over the past few months

Welcome to SF Dan .

The dump files are not showing a definitive cause but most of them are 0x1A, so the best course
of action in these type of situations is detailed in the quote below.

Quote: Originally Posted by Arc

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Quote: Originally Posted by Arc

First run it with all the existing/installed RAM modules. If it comes with no error, all is good.

But if it starts showing errors, Stop testing. Errors/red lines means one or more RAM is faulty. But the fault may occur due to a faulty DIMM slot, too, which is a motherboard component. Using memtest86+, you can discriminate between a faulty RAM and a faulty motherboard.

How? Say you have two RAM sticks and two DIMM slots. You obtained errors at the test with all RAM sticks installed. Now, remove all the sticks but one. Test it in all the available slots, one by one. Continue the same procedure for all the available sticks.
How to make the inference that is it a RAM issue or it is a motherboard issue? Suppose you have got the result like that:
testSlot1Slot2RAM1ErrorErrorRAM2GoodGood It is a RAM, a bad RAM.

But if you have got a result like that:
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