Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Prime95 windows error ???
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Prime95 windows error ???

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Hi all

I am using prime and have been for 2 months now , I am used to the reboots and threads stopping , but all of a sudden I am now getting

the windows error 'Prime has encountered a problem and needs to close etc etc'

I haven't changed anything on the software side , and it was working fine with current proc and memory

anybody any ideas ?

occt seems to run no problem as does memtest and everest .

maybe it has a bad entrie in the registry due to a crash ??

I will do a reg clean , but anybody with any thoughts
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
PowerCase
850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
PowerCase
850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 4
How many times has this happened, is it an isolated incident or is it frequent? Im not positive on this because I havent looked yet but I dont think that prime installs any registry keys, I believe its just a standalone .exe file. If it happens again, write down the error code it gives you that may help us.
post #3 of 4
Try re-downloading Prime. Like Mattb stated above, it's a standalone .exe. It may be Prime itself.

A registry clean never hurts though. CCleaner is your friend.

http://www.ccleaner.com/
Mhmm.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD X2 3600+ CAAFG Asus M2N32 SLI D'Luxe NX7600GT 600/1680 2GB G.Skill HZ's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Western Digital SATA BenQ DVD/RW XP SP3 / Vista 32-Bit 20.1" Acer LCD 
PowerCase
Corsair HX620 TT Soprano 
  hide details  
Reply
Mhmm.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD X2 3600+ CAAFG Asus M2N32 SLI D'Luxe NX7600GT 600/1680 2GB G.Skill HZ's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Western Digital SATA BenQ DVD/RW XP SP3 / Vista 32-Bit 20.1" Acer LCD 
PowerCase
Corsair HX620 TT Soprano 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
it seems to be when ever I run it now , I will re-download and try again

I will also get the code cheers
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
PowerCase
850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 4GHz (10x400)1.40vcore (bios) ASUS P5E3 premium wifi 1GB Asus 8800GT PCI-E 2.0 OCZ 2GB DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz Platinum EB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1tb SEAGATE SATA II LG BLUERAY WRITER SATA Windows XP SPAC 3 2X 20" DELL 2007FP 
PowerCase
850W Akasa AK-P085FG-BKUK PowerMax Coolermaster RC-1000 V2 Cosmos 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Prime95 windows error ???