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11-May-2012, 06:47 AM #1
Arrow BSOD - Faulty HDD
Hey, I have recently been getting BSODs randomly. At first I thought it was due to my Western Digital HDD going faulty but after buying a new 3.5" SATA and removing the Western Digital one, I am still getting BSODs. Please help me figure out what is the cause of the BSOD, thankyou in advance.

This is the crash log and PC specs, let me know if any extra info is required.


Shut down unexpectedly

‎11/‎05/‎2012 9:26 PM

Report sent

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 3081

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 7f
BCP1: 00000008
BCP2: 8D939750
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Bucket ID: 0x7f_8
Server information: bcb3a7e0-c77f-4602-bb2b-f0f6aef6ca3f

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CPU: 3.20 gigahertz AMD Phenom II X4 840
Motherboard: ECS A880GM-AD3 1.0
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 1TB
PSU: Thermaltake Litepower 500W ATX PSU
RAM: 2x2gb Corsair Vengeance Dual Channel
Operating System: Windows 7 Build 7600 SP1(I think)
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11-May-2012, 08:41 AM #2
Memory Testing (including bootable CD's and floppies):

MemScope (Floppy and CD images.)
Roadkil's RAM Test
Microsoft Memory Test (floppy or CD ISO image)

If you have enough memory sticks, you can test them by removing one at a time and see if the problem disappears.

If you are running Vista or 7, tap F8 on boot and choose the memory diagnostic, or if you can boot up, go to Start > Search and type:


Choose to run a memory diagnostic on next boot. Or, you can boot from the DVD and run it from there.
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11-May-2012, 09:47 PM #3
Thanks for the speedy reply (:
I ran memtest86 and it said that it passed with no errors and to press ESC to exit.
Will run the memory diagnostic now, do you think its a problem with the RAM?

Heres the results of the Windows Memory Diagnostic,
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-MemoryDiagnostics-Results
Date: 12/05/2012 1:08:38 PM
Event ID: 1201
Task Category: None
Level: Information
Computer: Lee-PC
The Windows Memory Diagnostic tested the computer's memory and detected no errors
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-MemoryDiagnostics-Results" Guid="{5F92BC59-248F-4111-86A9-E393E12C6139}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-05-12T03:08:38.645016500Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="2352" ThreadID="2356" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
<Results xmlns:auto-ns2="" xmlns="">

EDIT: Just got a BSOD with the reason, MEMORY MANAGEMENT, can give details of the bluescreen but not sure where the logs are located

Last edited by Immunitie; 11-May-2012 at 11:37 PM..
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