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User Info: sockrox

sockrox
3 years ago#1
Starting to think many of my blue screen errors are from a failing ssd, although disk check and other diagnostics are coming back fine, nothing else seems to be making sense.

Could my SSd be starting act finicky? i'm perfectly fine with throwing it aside and using my backup HD until i get a new one.. just as long as the blue screens go away.

User Info: Trance_Fan

Trance_Fan
3 years ago#2
the way you wrote this topic is like walking into a auto shop and saying i want to know why my car has engine light on without bringing the car in
i think it's nice

User Info: sockrox

sockrox
3 years ago#3
ran memtest, its not the ram.

All drivers have been updated, re updates, etc.

Its not the board.

Its not the vidoecard or the PSU.

that more or less leaves the hard drives, as my errors are drivers from:

ntoskrnl.exe

User Info: Dragnfyr

Dragnfyr
3 years ago#4
Have you done a clean reinstall of Windows yet?
MacBook Pro with Retina Display | 15.4" 2880x1800 | Core i7-3615QM @ 2.3GHz | 8GB DDR3 1600MHz | GT 650M 1GB GDDR5 | 256GB SSD | OSX 10.9 | Windows 8.1 Pro

User Info: sockrox

sockrox
3 years ago#5
I've re installed windows probably like 4 or 5 times in the past couple days trying to fix it.

New error ( just happened a few minutes ago ) :

KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
ndis.sys

User Info: d209999

d209999
3 years ago#6
sockrox posted...
ran memtest, its not the ram.

All drivers have been updated, re updates, etc.

Its not the board.

Its not the vidoecard or the PSU.

that more or less leaves the hard drives, as my errors are drivers from:

ntoskrnl.exe


I don't see where you checked for a firmware update for the SSD itself.
*under construction*

User Info: sockrox

sockrox
3 years ago#7
I have the current firmware update.

What has me confused is, it typically will give me different errors ( although not always ) AND they happen randomly, usually when im not doing much.

User Info: bladedwraith1

bladedwraith1
3 years ago#8
Honestly, if you think it isn't anything else and your drivers are up to date, then use your backup as your main windows and get rid of the SSD for a while... maybe it IS the SSD, but who knows, if they are random blue screen errors it could be.

User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#9
So how did you determine it's not the GPU or CPU?

Yes, SSDs can go bad, but it doesn't sound like you did a good job of making sure it's the SSD.
Even people have toenails. Of course PCs have toenails. -claytonbuckley

User Info: sockrox

sockrox
3 years ago#10
Ok, how would I determine if it's a failing CPU or gpu?
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