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I just hit my 5th random BSOD in the last month a few minutes ago. what the heck is wrong??!
it never happens when I am playing games or anything. just when I am doing stuff like writing essays for school or browsing ocn. what should I do? this is just driving me crazy.
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post #2 of 9
r u OC'd?

EDIT.. Nevermind... haha i just realized you had a laptop... virus probably
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r u OC'd?

EDIT.. Nevermind... haha i just realized you had a laptop... virus probably
I ran some scans, and I am pretty sure I am clean.
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It also depends what protection you use. Not all of them pick up everything. I have 3 virus programs installed and each one ends up picking stuff up that the other ones wont. I dont know why though. Or it could be a registry problem... read the dump files and find out what codes the BSOD are giving you
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post #5 of 9
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It also depends what protection you use. Not all of them pick up everything. I have 3 virus programs installed and each one ends up picking stuff up that the other ones wont. I dont know why though. Or it could be a registry problem... read the dump files and find out what codes the BSOD are giving you
so far MSE and Malwarebyte have yet to find anything. running superantispyware now...
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post #6 of 9
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there were only a few cookies. it must be something else.
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My first thought would be to ask how long your Windows install has been installed for. My experience is that over time, such things might happen.

I've also seen blue screens from bad drivers (I'm looking at you, Razer >_< ) before. Perhaps you need to de-fragment your hard disk?
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post #8 of 9
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My first thought would be to ask how long your Windows install has been installed for. My experience is that over time, such things might happen.

I've also seen blue screens from bad drivers (I'm looking at you, Razer >_< ) before. Perhaps you need to de-fragment your hard disk?
ran a defrag last week.
windows has been installed for about 7 months, but I don't have an install disc, so reinstalling is pretty much out of the question.
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post #9 of 9
Disable automatic restart upon failure. Get Blue Screen View to read your mini dump files and help you pinpoint what may be causing your BSODs.
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