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Windows 8 Crashes Transferring Files from PC to PC

  1. #1


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Crashes Transferring Files from PC to PC


    Hi Guys,

    I am getting a rather annoying crash occurring in Windows 8 Pro X64.

    I have a new PC build and I have changed Motherboard, processor and RAM to AMD Asus Sabertooth Motherboard with 6 core AMD processor and 16 Gig of RAM. It came as a bundle from Overclockers.co.uk so all good there.

    Now I disconnected my 3 drive RAID by mistake on the PC before I changed it to Windows 8 from Windows 7 and so rebuilt to new spec and rebuilt the RAID and got the data back onto my Media PC downstairs running Windows 7 Ultimate. Both computers have RAID of nearly 6 TB's. When I copied from my main PC down to the media PC both running Windows 7 I managed to copy across all data with no crashes. I just had to adjust the network so it copied faster at the giga settings and all was fine copying at just over 100 MB/S.

    I have shared all folders on both networks as a Homegroup and for everyone to read & write data. Now that I am backing up from the Media PC back to the main one which now has Windows 8 Pro X64 it starts to copy folders and then will crash and reboot. It just comes up with the error windows has run into problems and collects info and reboots. I have attached the mini dump file which seems to relay that the router is the problem but I don't believe that because it does not give problems in any other way.

    Do you think that it could be that the network drops out and if so what causes it?

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8


    I might have resolved the issue. I bought this rig out of the box like I stated before and the company overclocked it for me and I assumed (lesson learnt) that they could not have tested it enough and I think that it was stressing the computer when transferring large files. I have dropped it back to standard and so far all seems fine. I will update as soon as I have completed.

    Wish I could say the same for USB external hard drives though. Does not seem to be a solution for this yet but that is a different issue to betaken up on another part of the site.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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