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Alright gents, and possibly ladies. rolleyes.gif , Im not completely sure what might be causing this. I was doing a OC session and shortly there after I started getting blue screens. I found out it wasnt the OC that was doing it, ( I reset all bios setttings to default) And to this day im still not sure but now its quite irritating. In the early stage. (until today) It would bluescreen as soon as I tried to turn it off. "windows is shutting down" and BAM. blue screen. Now, it does it when I use skype too. So Im to the point of making this here thread.

Just for.. Simplicities sake, I will post my system info.
Motherboard:
Asus crosshair 1.XX
Bios version: 1207

Cpu: AMD athlon 64 X2 6000+

Gpu: BFG GTX 280 OC edition

Ram: 8GB (4X2) Geil black dragon

Running windows 7 professional.

As of right now im not quite sure what to do. I was thinking it would be a good idea to run a windows 7 disc and let it repair the windows files. But this brings me to another issue. My disc drive. I have tried, 4 or 5 different disc drives, 3 different cables, different molex connectors from my psu. And everytime, they either dont read the disc, or if they show a disc is in it. When I click on it, the disc drive opens and it says please insert disk. I have found no solution to this anywhere.


So those are my two issues, I can provide more info if needed. But Im honestly stumped on this and would LOVE some help from some more pc knowledged people than me. (most likely most of this site..) Lol.
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post #2 of 51
How about system restore?
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post #3 of 51
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I thought of that too. But this has been going on for like 2 months. (ive been very lazy about fixing it.) Not sure if thats still an option or if it would even fix anything.
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post #4 of 51
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Originally Posted by jellybeans69 View Post

How about system restore?

This could work.

I'm thinking while OCing you got some corrupted windows files somehow. It would seem a reinstall would fix it.

With no DVD drive that makes it difficult. If you put the windows 7 CD in the drive and try to boot off it (from bios) does it work? Again if you have corrupt windows files maybe its not installing the generic DVD drivers correctly, but I would think the BIOS would still work.
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post #5 of 51
well, i'll ask the prelim questions. have you run memtest? have you run any tests on your boot drive like seatool or wdtool?

about the optical drive, have you been using the same sata port to test these drives? it could be that the port on the mobo is the issue.

here's another question. have you tried resetting cmos/jumpers?
post #6 of 51
You might want to try repairing/reinstalling Windows from a USB stick.

Also, I'd suggest testing your RAM; perhaps run a check disk as well.
It is baffling because I can think of so many possible reasons. It could be software just alike.
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post #7 of 51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sepheroth003 View Post

This could work.

I'm thinking while OCing you got some corrupted windows files somehow. It would seem a reinstall would fix it.

With no DVD drive that makes it difficult. If you put the windows 7 CD in the drive and try to boot off it (from bios) does it work? Again if you have corrupt windows files maybe its not installing the generic DVD drivers correctly, but I would think the BIOS would still work.

Yeah. The dvd drives did this before I did anything. so Im really confused. I even got another one ad gave it a try, including from the boot menu and the bios. I was going to try a external sony dvd drive but this motherboard doesnt give a USB option in the bios. so it wont load. (It has floppy. but not *usb* .-. )

I was going to use the repair option on the disk, but again. disk drive.
Oh, and it recognizes the drive in my computer, and in the bios, yet nothing happens when I try to boot from it, then it just starts windows.


@ thegreydon10, *edit* no apparently memtest is a different program. See below. as for the disk drives, they are all IDE and not sata. (forgot to mention that sorry)
I also have them all set to master.

As for the ram test idea, I ran a memory test from the system repair. took like, 30 minutes. and was A ok.


Sorry for like 50 edits, running on no sleep atm so Im making some mistakes.
Edited by solidshark91493 - 7/2/13 at 6:05am
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post #8 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by solidshark91493 View Post

this motherboard doesnt give a USB option in the bios. so it wont load. (It has floppy. but not *usb* .-. )

Maybe check for a bios update for the motherboard, see if it supports USB? Other than that I am really running out of ideas... external CD/DVD drive?
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post #9 of 51
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I just checked. It seems that 1207 is the latest one. ( I updated it earlier this year when I was given the computer.)
And I have a external dvd drive. But I cant get it to boot from it. And If I try to open the windows disk while the pc is running I get an error message.


See? Told you its a stumper. haha rolleyes.gif
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post #10 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by solidshark91493 View Post

I just checked. It seems that 1207 is the latest one. ( I updated it earlier this year when I was given the computer.)
And I have a external dvd drive. But I cant get it to boot from it. And If I try to open the windows disk while the pc is running I get an error message.


See? Told you its a stumper. haha rolleyes.gif

Find the manufacturers site for the external drive and manually load drivers for it while in windows? Like I said if you have corrupted windows, maybe it's not loading the generic drivers. This would still only give you the repair option, but might work.
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