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Windows Weird Problem on new computer

Discussion in 'Software' started by mrnavi, 7 Oct 2012.

  1. mrnavi

    mrnavi New Member

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    So me and a friend built this current computer im on right now sometime last year. Ever since then on irregular occasions (sometimes once a day, sometimes 3 times a day, sometimes once every 2nd day) my computer would stop responding eventually it would freeze, after a while the screen would go black, and blue screen would flash for like a second. I had to film it to get a picture of the blue screen coz thats the only way i think it can be fixed. So everything is pretty much new and its been happening since we put the parts together, so its either they way we put the hardware together, or possibly some firmware we didnt install correctly.
    Its just annoying because when im doing it work it could freeze any time, and it usually does.

    Please if someone knows a solution let me know because 1 computer repair shop couldnt figure it out.

    The screenshot of the bluescreen is here. http://postimage.org/image/m7qsw9k7f/

    Im running windows 7 64x, currently have a SSD which has windows installed on it, and 2 HDD with all other files. Apart from that everythings standard.

    Also i forgot to add after the bluescreen the computer restarts on its own and i get this message: "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert bott media in selected boot device and press a key" then i would have to turn comp off and back on for it to work again
     
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  2. Chicken76

    Chicken76 Active Member

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    Have you tried checking the memory? Use memtest86+.
     
  3. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    Is your sata mode set to ahci in the bios?
     
  4. aramil

    aramil One does not simply upgrade Forums

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    http://www.memtest.org/ is a good start.

    Have you tried stress testing the system with Prime95 "large fft's" etc

    best thing you can do is tell us what the spec of your system is and what settings are used.

    edit: sorry I can't see your BSOD picture (don't know why?) but what is the error code shown?
     
  5. mrnavi

    mrnavi New Member

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    Sorry im not too sure how to check this, please let me know cheers
     
  6. mrnavi

    mrnavi New Member

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    i uploaded it to another site for you. hopefully that works http://www4.picturepush.com/photo/a/10851712/img/10851712.jpg

    Not too sure what memtest or prime 95 are. How would i use the program?
    Heres a screenshot of my computer system
    http://www5.picturepush.com/photo/a/10851863/img/10851863.jpg
     
  7. mrnavi

    mrnavi New Member

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  8. Deders

    Deders Well-Known Member

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    Has the SSD got the latest firmware?
     
  9. mrnavi

    mrnavi New Member

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    I go to device manager then update and it says i have the latest version.
     
  10. Deders

    Deders Well-Known Member

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    Is that drivers or firmware? Might be worth checking the SSD manufacturers website for firmware for your model.
     
  11. wess123

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    I remember having a similar problem with my computer way way back and it was sumthing about the motherboard. I don't think a new system should have such problem. I would suggest checking memory too.
     
  12. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    relax your memory timings a little and perhaps up the voltage a small amount

    see if it has any effect
     
  13. narwen

    narwen narwen

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    i had same problem. it was a ocz ssd drive
     
  14. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    The 0xF4 error is a common problem with Sandforce controllers. In many cases the problem has been solved by updating the firmware of the SSD, so perhaps that's something you should consider doing. Try this page to start you off.
     
  15. CraigWatson

    CraigWatson Level Chuck Norris

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    I'd +1 an SSD firmware upgrade - I had exactly the same issue with my OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD, and a firmware update (to version 2.15) fixed the problem for me. As far as I can remember, it's a known problem with SandForce controllers :)
     
  16. tony007

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    It could be something to do with this'The BIOS holds the most important data for your machine, if configured incorrectly it could cause your computer not to boot correctly or not at all. The BIOS also informs the PC what the motherboard supports in terms off CPU etc. This is why when a new CPU is introduced that physically fits into a slot or socket you may need a BIOS update to support it. The main reason for this is that different CPU's use different logics and methods and so the BIOS has to understand certain instructions from the CPU to recognize it:D
     
  17. CraigWatson

    CraigWatson Level Chuck Norris

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    The issue isn't to do with the BIOS, I'd put money on an SSD firmware upgrade :)
     

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