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BSOD - Faulty HDD

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Immunitie, May 11, 2012.

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  1. Immunitie

    Immunitie Thread Starter

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    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.


    Source
    Windows

    Summary
    Shut down unexpectedly

    Date
    ‎11/‎05/‎2012 9:26 PM

    Status
    Report sent

    Problem signature
    Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
    OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
    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)
     
  2. Elvandil

    Elvandil

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    Memory Testing (including bootable CD's and floppies):

    Memtest86
    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:

    mdsched.exe

    Choose to run a memory diagnostic on next boot. Or, you can boot from the DVD and run it from there.
     
  3. Immunitie

    Immunitie Thread Starter

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    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
    Keywords:
    User: SYSTEM
    Computer: Lee-PC
    Description:
    The Windows Memory Diagnostic tested the computer's memory and detected no errors
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <System>
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-MemoryDiagnostics-Results" Guid="{5F92BC59-248F-4111-86A9-E393E12C6139}" />
    <EventID>1201</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>4</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x8000000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-05-12T03:08:38.645016500Z" />
    <EventRecordID>33548</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="2352" ThreadID="2356" />
    <Channel>System</Channel>
    <Computer>Lee-PC</Computer>
    <Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
    </System>
    <UserData>
    <Results xmlns:auto-ns2="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events" xmlns="http://manifests.microsoft.com/win/2005/08/windows/Reliability/Postboot/Events">
    <CompletionType>Pass</CompletionType>
    </Results>
    </UserData>
    </Event>


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