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Dv7 230m laptop blue screens randomly, more often during gaming.

I've been having several blue screens on random occasions, but mostly whenever I try initiating a game. Sometimes it may crash, other times it just functions properly. I started having the issues a while after the warranty finished, and it's been almost two years since then. I had my machine repaired once and formatted it twice, and yet nothing. The blue screens seem to be random, meaning that sometimes no message comes up, and some other times it gives off some .sys issue and crashes while making this really weird "electronic" sound before I have anytime to write it down. I am operating on windows 7, if you need any additional information, please ask. Thanks a lot, and a happy new year :)

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  • Than O San Jan 02, 2013

    Additionally, system is scanned and clean, BIOS updated, and it's not a cooling issue.

  • Than O San Jan 02, 2013

    OH and yea, the exact model is : Dv7-3190ev entertainment laptop.

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I had similar issue recently and had to replace my video/audio card. I think yours is frying up!

Posted on Jan 02, 2013

  • Than O San Jan 04, 2013

    Sounds like planned obsolesence :) Thanks for the feedback!

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kernell has over run the memory....
some corrupt registries may also cause this issue...
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do a clean install of OS after data backup

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