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BSOD on bootup

I don't know what to do. On every soft or hard bootup of my ASUS laptop, I get on one of several blue screens of death. It will either be a missing Kernal BSOD, a attempted write to read only BSOD, or a simple Windows failed to load, collecting information BSOD. I can sometimes get to start menu in safe mode, but it will freeze within seconds, sometimes a normal freeze and sometimes a crash to BSOD. I've tried several things including system restores and uninstalling audio drivers, none of which has done the trick. I'm using Windows 10. Any tips of what to try would be greatly appreciated.

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Any other clues here?

In reply to: BSOD on bootup

Just a few months ago a client had this. It was traced to some added memory. I can't tell you if that's it but what's different from the stock condition of the machine?

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Changes from stock pc

In reply to: Any other clues here?

A lot is changed. New OS; Windows 7 to 8, then to 10; new ram (but this problem was happening ocassionally before that) and a new solid state drive.

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So how about a full reset of W10?

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Just last week I had a stumper like this. The client would not pay for a deep inspection so I used W10's full reset and it's working again.

Yes, they were using torrent software for those that think that matters.

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Re: BSOD

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If a refresh and then a reset of Windows 10 don't help, it's a hardware issue. Then have your laptop repaired or buy another one if repair is too expensive.

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Problem resolved

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I seem to have fixed the issue so I'll post my solution in case someone has a similar problem. What I did was remove my ram cards and put them back in. I've had no BSODs since.

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