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Windows 8 crashing randomly

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8 pro

    Windows 8 crashing randomly


    After performing a clean install from Windows 7 pro to Windows 8 pro I am getting crashes randomly. Whenever the computer switches on from sleep or rather when I start after turn off it crashes. Also when I switch on the charger it crashes. please help me.. BSOD file attached.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Try to uninstall Avast if you have that installed!
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by hotcore View Post
    Try to uninstall Avast if you have that installed!
    I do not have Avast installed
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  4. #4


    Fairfield County, CT
    Posts : 348
    Windows 7 SP1


    Welcome
    Your problem is caused by your graphics driver
    atikmdag.sys
    Other similar posts.
    See post 24
    BSOD DPC watchdog violation
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  5. #5


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
    Welcome
    Your problem is caused by your graphics driver
    atikmdag.sys
    Other similar posts.
    See post 24
    BSOD DPC watchdog violation
    Hi.. I solved this problem by just updating my graphics drivers from Device Manager.. No crashes thereafter.. Hope it works the same way in other PC's as well .. Thanx anyways!
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