Problems...need help. - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-22-2007, 04:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
magezzz's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Canada
Posts: 95
Default Problems...need help.

Problem started 2 days ago playing f.e.a.r. 2 hours in, the game was running at the same fps and no artifacts or anything, but suddenly started freezing for a millisecond at every 1 second interval, stuttering the game play as well as the sound. I went to desktop immediately, waited 1 min, then restarted.

2nd case. This morning, turning my pc on, it stopped at "Boot CD/DVD" or something like that, left it for 5 min, was still there, restarted, and no problems.

3rd case. About 20 min ago, I was simply watching a video on youtube and the stuttering video/sound started again, again at every 1 second interval. I went to desktop, ctrl+atl+del to see my cpu at about 13%, nothing unusual, and the comp restarted on it's own...

Now I am clueless as to why this is happening, I have not made any driver changes for 2 weeks, nothing really I can precicily point my finger to, which is why I'm here asking for help to figure out the source of this problem.

This rig has non overclocked gpu, cpu at 3.2ghz, about 2 months old.

Seagate 320GB
Corsair HX 620W
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB
Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R
CoolerMaster Centurion 5
OCZ 2x1GB Revision 2 PC6400 800Mhz
magezzz is offline  
Old 10-23-2007, 02:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
ReikokuKo's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: N/A
Posts: 175
Send a message via AIM to ReikokuKo
Default Re: Problems...need help.

Go to the microsoft website, download WINDBG, download a symbol's package with it. It will point out exactly what is causing your error. It sounds like a driver problem to me, but too vague to point it out.

When you boot up again, do you get that message saying "Window's has recovered from a serious error"? If you do, that should tell you exactly what is causing the problem.

If not, use the WINDBG and make sure you set your memory dump to Kernel memory dump.

(Right click My computer>Properties. Advanced Tab> Startup and Recovery>Settings. Write Debugging information. Also, make sure the automatically restart box is unchecked so you can get the stop message, error codes and memory addresses.)
ReikokuKo is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
problems viewing some webpages sehana Internet Software and Browsers 4 07-30-2007 02:41 PM
Any problems with crucial? bum New Systems | Building and Buying 10 07-09-2007 10:20 AM
Multipule Problems smssoleimani Viruses, Spyware and Malware 14 06-11-2007 11:36 AM
AVG Free problems,, TomW Viruses, Spyware and Malware 4 05-08-2007 08:08 AM
Some MacBooks May Have Battery Problems Osiris Apple and Mac 0 04-27-2007 04:50 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.