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glen88

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Hey all,

I came on this site about 3 months ago, and said that my computer was re-starting on its own. Everyone said that they thought it was the RAM, then I bought an additional 512gb ok RAM (768 in total), now the problem is still there! :tazz:

I originally said it restarted during "Age of empires 2", and now it even restarts during a gameboy rom game.

On the blue screen it says the following

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

*STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x00000040, 0x0000000Z, 0x00000001, 0xF7B703F8)

*** smwdm.sys - Adrdress F7B703F8 base at F7B3F000, Datestamp 3defc7ab

It also says something about a memory dump......

Please help, all help will be very appreciated!!
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greyknight17

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It could be the memory. Don't leave the old one in there, take out the old ram and just leave the new one in there. Does the error still come up?

If so, I think I see the problem. It's probably a driver issue. Try reinstalling your audio driver. Go to the Device Manager and remove them from there first. Then restart and reinstall the drivers.
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glen88

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Thanks man,

I will try the removing old RAM trick. Can you rule out the processor, that was my main concern - having to buy a new one, or put up with problem.
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I can't say 100% for sure, but I don't think it's the processor here. All signs here point to either a problem with the ram or driver (more likely).

If you can, try rolling back your drivers if you updated them recently.
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