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Computer Freezing/Bluescreening with buzzing sound (Resolved)


Best Answer MrPerson , 05 April 2015 - 02:35 AM

oh, very sorry for not posting. yes, ever since I re-seated the RAM it has been working exactly as it used to. No problems anymore. Not entirely sure why the RAM was the problem, as I haven't touch... Go to the full post »


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Hello again, I have been having an issue for the past few weeks that is my computer is randomly bluescreening with a different error every time it seems like, or just outright freezing, keeping what I was last doing on screen but frozen up so I cannot move the mouse, while also producing this buzzing sound from the speakers.

 

I was googling the errors, and also from what you said here before to try memtest, but for some reason I can press F12 to go to the boot device menu, but I cant use the arrow keys or keyboard at all once it gets to that selection screen, forcing me to have to restart the computer and unable to boot from anything besides the main drive (which it does automatically), but a week or so ago, I did try the memtest that runs while windows is on, and I left it with like 4 windows open for like 5 hours, and it didn't freeze and found no problems with my RAM.

 

My temperatures are on normal levels, the same way they always have been.

 

I even got frustrated enough that I reinstalled windows 8 just to see if it fixed the problem, but after a day or so it froze up again. It can be anything, just internet browsing, playing games etc, its just weird, and I can't really duplicate it, it just happens.

 

I go to the event viewer and every time it crashes it gives something like this:

 

A fatal hardware error has occurred.
 
Reported by component: Processor Core
Error Source: Machine Check Exception
Error Type: Cache Hierarchy Error
Processor APIC ID: 0
 
The details view of this entry contains further information.
- System
    - Provider
      [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-WHEA-Logger       [ Guid] {C26C4F3C-3F66-4E99-8F8A-39405CFED220}
      EventID 18       Version 0       Level 2       Task 0       Opcode 0       Keywords 0x8000000000000000     - TimeCreated
      [ SystemTime] 2015-02-12T18:32:09.060905500Z
      EventRecordID 1177     - Correlation
      [ ActivityID] {DA7C0770-3B9C-4E49-AECD-D9FD27085233}
    - Execution
      [ ProcessID] 1560       [ ThreadID] 1876
      Channel System       Computer RichardPC     - Security
      [ UserID] S-1-5-19
- EventData
    ErrorSource 3     ApicId 0     MCABank 6     MciStat 0xee0000000100014a     MciAddr 0xffee6640     MciMisc 0x212d     ErrorType 9     TransactionType 2     Participation 256     RequestType 4     MemorIO 256     MemHierarchyLvl 2     Timeout 256     OperationType 256     Channel 256     Length 928     RawData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
 
My specs are 
GTX 760 4gb
12GB RAM
intel i7 quad 2.6ghz processor
GA-EX58-EXTREME motherboard
Coolmaster centurion Case
 
Any help would be nice, its getting very frustrating not knowing when or why this is happening
 
My Specific RAM info is:
CPUZ SPD tab.jpg
CPUZ Memory tab.jpg

 


Edited by MrPerson, 12 February 2015 - 01:06 PM.

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I just got a page_fault_in_nonpaged_area BSOD a few minutes ago


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Hey MrPerson

 

It sounds like a hardware problem. Usually connected to the ram like you posted.

You posted that you re-installed windows 8. How did you manage to boot from the DVD?

 

If you cant boom to mem test try this method of checking ram it reboots the computer and runs from the beginning

http://windows.micro...n-your-computer

 

Also look at the mother board see if all the capacitors (look like small barrels) are flat and not puffy or with something on them

 

Tell us what you find

 

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I actually did manage to get my keyboard working, I had also reset the bios to fail-safe to see if that did anything and apparently it turned off legacy support. Apparently it let keyboards work in bios and to select menus, but not the boot device menu lol.

 

Anyway, I got memtest to work after like 2 hours, and it has been going for about 10 hours scanning my 12gb and it only has done 4 passes, but so far it says it has found no problems. I am leaving it to go even longer as I have work today, and I hear the recommended number of passes is 8-10.

 

However this leads me to believe it is a hard drive problem, as with 10 hours and 4 passes of scanning you would think it would have found something at all.

 

It had been fine for a while, but for some reason it happens a LOT (as in 3-4 times) when I was playing company of heroes 2 last night, like it is triggering it somehow. It still does it just when I am browsing among other things, but it has frozen with the buzz sound, or bluescreened on COH 2 the most out of what I have seen.

 

I hope its a HD problem, those are easy to replace.

 

Now that I think about it, I always have my external drive with steam and all my games on it, if that had a problem would that make my PC crash somehow? I doubt it since it does not have windows on it, the internal does, but I am just throwing it out there.


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Excuse the interjection folks  :)

 

Can you post the brand and model name or number details for the PSU MrPerson.

 

Download Speedfan and install it.  Once it's installed, run the program and post here the information it shows.  The information I want you to post is the stuff that is circled in the example picture I have attached.

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It is still doing the memtest passes, so i can't do that right now, but like I said, my temps are fine. I use open hardware monitor when I play games, and the highest it has EVER been is 80c and that is only in rare circumstances. at idle its less than 40c in all areas


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Can you post the brand and model name or number details for the PSU MrPerson.

 

 

 

We need to take a look at not only the temps but the voltages as well, no rush btw if you are still testing the Ram.


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It is the same PSU from my upgrading graphics card thread, here is the same pic:

 

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I do have a small intake fan in the front of my computer that broke almost a year ago, so that hasn't been on at all as I have not gotten around to fix it yet, but I have had no overheating problems, but as you requested, here is the pics. Don't know why there are the big white boxes on the pictures, I followed the directions above.

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Edited by MrPerson, 15 February 2015 - 09:47 PM.

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oh yea, I completely forgot to mention, after about 20 hours of doing memtest, it got through 8 passes, and found no errors, so does that basically remove the possibility of RAM being the issue?


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The Ram looks less likely as the cause after coming up clean after 8 passes.

 

Are you overclocking.

 

Use the Intel diagnostic tool to test the CPU, details here

 

 

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No, I do not overclock, as I do not have the money to replace parts if they were to break, and overclocking only accelerates the deterioration of the parts.

 

Here are the test results. Strange that it has not bluescreened or frozen in the last couple days. It is also strange how that program says I only have 8gb of Installed Memory, and so does windows, but I know there is 12gb, and so did memtest

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Edited by MrPerson, 17 February 2015 - 03:09 PM.

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As the computer is stable I suggest a new restore point be created, that way you at least know that if it is/was a software issue and the problem returns you can try the restore point to see if it clears it up.

 

Good news that the CPU checked out ok.

 

RE the Ram, the X58 platform MB is notorious for conflicting amounts of Ram being reported, it is not brand specific either, couple of example threads here and here


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ok, made the restore point, will post here if I get more crashes or bluescreens.

 

Anything else you want me to try?


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I would leave well alone and hope that everything stays good  :thumbsup:


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