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1answer
136 views

Laptop won't start, BSOD. Setting BIOS defaults makes no difference

I get a BSOD nearly every time I turn on the laptop. Sometime Windows displays an error and asks whether to start normally or in safe mode etc. I tried starting it in every mode. It would start ...
1
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0answers
104 views

Getting around stop error/missing driver for XP boot off BootDisk

I have a workstation attached to a very expensive machine (cost>$150k) where the manufacturer of said machine stopped offering support. The machine itself seems fine but I have been unable to boot ...
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0answers
370 views

Windows 8 BSOD and Bios Post problems

I'm having some random crashes in the last couple of days. I'll try to describe the behaviour as best as I can. Normal pc usage (mostly browsing with chrome, sometimes playing starcraft 2 but never ...
5
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2answers
760 views

BSOD continuing after wiping hard drive and starting clean Windows 7 installation

I have had incessant BSODs with my Acer Aspire x1700, Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.4, initially running Win 7 x64. I have 8GB of RAM and I ran MEMTEST (8 passes) with no errors. I have replaced my ...
3
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0answers
426 views

c000021a BSOD on Windows 7 boot

I guess I can't since I'm getting the error message: The version of System Recovery Options is not compatible with this version of Windows you're trying to repair. Try using a recovery disc that ...
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1answer
138 views

BSOD's + fan is not working as well

I keep getting a BSOD, varies on when it hits. Here is the error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the ...
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0answers
246 views

Does updating BIOS solve certain BSODs?

Specifically speaking I am wanting to update my BIOS for my P8Z77 Asus M-PRO motherboard. I'm running a ivy bridge i7 3770k with a GTX 570, 2 X 8GB G.Skill 1333 DDR3 RAM I have the latest driver ...
3
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1answer
196 views

Very random BSODs and BIOS hangs

I get BSODs after the computer runs for anywhere from a minute to a couple of hours. I have had the problem for some days now, and it has become progressively worse. Sometimes, it hangs on the boot ...
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2answers
1k views

Time randomly changing itself, internet randomly dying

I installed Windows 8 RTM a few weeks ago. It's not my first time installing it, but it's the first time having these annoying problems: Randomly, the system clock changes time all by itself - to ...
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1answer
127 views

BSOD and first screen is freeze after reboot [closed]

Today my friend told me that he can't start his PC, he also told that after several minutes of work BSOD is appear. After that I try to start his pc and like my friend said "he worked for several ...
2
votes
3answers
507 views

Frequent BSODs… BIOS settings?

I've been getting very frequent BSODs after putting together my new setup... Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2 Intel Core i5-760 2.8 GHz G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB DDR3-1333 SDRAM OCZ Vertex 96GB SATA II SSD Hitachi ...
2
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1answer
306 views

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit complete system failure

I'm having a problem with Windows. Here are my system specs: i5-2500K Sandy Bridge ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 EVGA ...
3
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3answers
679 views

Why is my computer 'freezing' during OS loading & POST?

My computer is suffering from seemingly random crashes, that get progressively worse the longer a computer session runs. Initially, the system will start, appear to run fine for some time, then a ...
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2answers
94 views

Bios Clears Itself

For whatever reason, my computer regularly bluescreens. Oftentimes when it bluescreens the bios gets cleared. I doubt the CMOS battery is bad, as it is relatively new (the same with the power ...
1
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0answers
595 views

Dell XPS 710 - Boot Device Not Available

Recently I was gifted a Dell XPS 710 tower running WinXP SP3. It was running fine until today when I restarted and received a blue screen and the error "unmountable boot volume". In order to fix this ...
2
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1answer
583 views

“Bios Not fully ACPI compatible”

Why would a computer that has been working for month's suddenly start having a "Bios not fully ACPI compatible" blue screen error, when the bios has not changed?
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4answers
300 views

Windows XP not starting up anymore (BSOD)

When I tried to start my computer running Windows XP yesterday, as I turned on the screen it was stuck at the "Welcome" screen. I had to reset it. After that, I got stuck at the point where the BIOS ...
3
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7answers
1k views

Windows XP - Blue Screen

I have a Dell Latitude D810 I found in our IT storage in basement (computer graveyard) that I was going to use for parts, specifically the keyboard. When I found it, it had a note on it "Blue Screen, ...