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  1. #1

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    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium/Windows 7 x32 Pro/ Windows 8 Developer Preview x 64


    what the heck is this
    i experienced this while installing my drivers and applications to my laptop excluding intel vga

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  2. #2

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    Posts : 4,115
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

    This error is usually caused by bad hardware drivers. What drivers are you installing? Are there any alternate driver downloads you can use?
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  3. #3

    There might be more information in event viewer and if it BSOD's there would be a DMP file.
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