Problem with Windows Crashing

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Mr T
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Re: Problem with Windows Crashing

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Atheros driver issue, which I suspect is down to the operating system and possibly the issue with USB. I would be tempted to replace the power supply, it either might be failing or not powerful enough to drive USB on that board (poor 5v rail).
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Re: Problem with Windows Crashing

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What watt p/s do you think I should have for this rig? :-|
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Re: Problem with Windows Crashing

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Inland is not a power supply manufacturer I have heard of. It probably is OK, but could be faulty and swapping it out may resolve the USB issue (you could swap it with the one in your other rig, rather than buy another). 600w is good for what you have. As I said previously, I would get a minimum 240Gb SSD to put windows on and use the 4Tb for storage. I would definitely ditch windows 7 now, it is a dinosaur of an operating system now and driver support will be limited - you may find the Ryzen setup is too new for it and not playing nice in some unknown way (motherboard boxes usually say Windows 10 ready which gives you a good idea of compatibility)..
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Re: Problem with Windows Crashing

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nuff said. replace the thing. now.

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads ... y.2031802/
The OEM is Leadman/POWMAX. Purveyors of exploding power supplies.

There's something fishy with Micro Center's specs for some of those PSUs. E.G. The ILG-600 PSU label clearly shows that the +12V rail is rated for a maximum of 36 Amps. Micro Center states Combined +12V Rating: 600 Watts (50A). There's a tremendous difference between 36 Amps and 50 Amps.
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Re: Problem with Windows Crashing

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Wellsir ... I finally got this BSOD problem solved. It was definitely the third party drivers. First for some reason Comodo and this new processor and mobo didn't get along. Its drivers were causing a problem, so I had to uninstall it completely with a AV removal tool. I install AVG to replace it. Next, the USB wifi adapter drivers were causing the machine to crash. I could not find a updated driver for it, so I had to replace it, with a PCI card. Next the chipset drivers were causing problems so I had to uninstall them. I went to the manufacture's site and got the latest chipset drivers and I found there were hotfixes that had to be installed too. After all that the computer still crashed. Turned out it was the driver for the PCIe USB 3.0 hub card I installed. I had to go the the manufacture's site and get the latest driver for it. Now the machine is stable again ... so far. Finding someone to read the dumpfiles was key in finding out what drivers were causing the problem. I had to run the windows driver verifier to find which drivers.
Hope this helps someone else. :? :-|
Main Rig_Intel i7 [email protected]
ECS H87H3-WM Ver1
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