PC dead, BSOD on login

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WoIfCIaw

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09-19-2010

I was playing a 5v5 as Karthus, Normal match, my summoner name is WoIfCIaw(i instead of L, (woifciaw)). The game RANDOMLY crashed, and asked for error report, i said no and game auto-launches and asks to reconnect. Yes...
Game starts loading 10% 50% 80% summoning CRASH
this happens twice, at which point i send off the error to whoever it goes to, and tried again.
It worked now, only this time there is no map or terrain, just myself other champions, effects such as sparkles spells and fires, and buildings.
I continued to play, (we were about to lose) it finished played the cinematic and then the PC BSOD after the cinematic finished, it displayed the BS for a few seconds and then turned off. I rebooted and try to log in, BSOD. i boot into safemode and nothing loads, i have an error that "Run once wrapper has stopped working", but no start bar at all, so i run task manager and try to go file->run->explorer.exe, nothing happens, run->msconfig, nothing happens, so i run msconfig with privileges and task manager crashes. I checked view more details and it offered to read some text file on C drive, i clicked it hoping i could run SOMETHING, and my PC BSOD.
What happen?


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WoIfCIaw

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09-19-2010

OK, so i have been trying to troubleshoot some **** and i have concluded that removing one of my 2GB sticks of RAM solves the BSOD and i can now boot, however my PC is now running at half its RAM, I am idling at 75% :/
This is really bad and i DO NOT want my only remaining 2GB stick to be killed like the one i bought just a couple of months ago (late july) sigh >:
I hope this issue does not occur for anyone else as it is MAJORLY annoying on SOOOOO many levels.


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Eambo

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09-19-2010

League of Legends wouldn't have caused a hardware failure. RAM is usually pretty sturdy, and and if you only bought it a few months ago it should still be within warranty. Return it.


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WoIfCIaw

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09-19-2010

This is the
r3dlog.txt bit that is unique to all my other logs
612292.0968kb| 4.0000kb added| ALWAYS| ---- XMPP CHAT Shutting down.----
002859.184| 612292.0968kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| XMPP CHAT did disconnect. Player<WoIfCIaw>, ClientID<20584095>
002859.928| 267748.0000kb| -344544.0000kb added| ALWAYS| Finished Play game
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| Game exited
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| Last packets
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| EventName: 138
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| Data
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x8a
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x55
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x8
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0xc0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x8f
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x8a
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x57
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0x0
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS| 0xa
002859.929| 267748.0000kb| 0.0000kb added| ALWAYS|
There was several "Events" that had all that 0.0000kb and 0x0 etc/.
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And, what else could have caused it, nothing else was doing much, just skype chat, and considering the game crashed and then crashed and then crashed and then broke my computer, i would say it is definitely involved somehow and maybe very rare bug, should definitely be looked into D:


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Eambo

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09-19-2010

Trust me, software cannot break hardware (with the exception of faulty drivers for graphics card, which means the cards do not cool themselves)

A hardware failure is caused by just that, a hardware failure. You said yourself taking the RAM out works fine, so it's obviously a faulty RAM stick. I'd send it back, as you're under a years warranty.


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hitachihex

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09-19-2010

Eambo's right, unfortunately.

Drivers can interact with hardware (ala kernel space), but user-mode software (such as L.o.L) cannot interact directly with them to cause something like this.

Note the manufacturer of the RAM, and if you buy that brand again, test it every now and then with MemTest.

Wouldn't hurt to test your HD too, along with your GFX card. (try SpeedFan for temp checking, etc)


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WoIfCIaw

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09-19-2010

i run speedfan always and display the temp. on my keyboard, but ah well i guess it must be coincidence, or the corrupted RAM must have been the cause of the repeated crashes. and the cause of the RAM corruption remains unknown 3;


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SlackWareWolf

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09-20-2010

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eambo View Post
Trust me, software cannot break hardware (with the exception of faulty drivers for graphics card, which means the cards do not cool themselves)

A hardware failure is caused by just that, a hardware failure. You said yourself taking the RAM out works fine, so it's obviously a faulty RAM stick. I'd send it back, as you're under a years warranty.
Lol, you've obviously never made me mad or owed me money. My cousin wouldn't pay up for me installing Linux on his machine after spending hours fixing it from his constant shady porn downloads.

I set his default runlevel to "init 6" (In other words, when you press Power and the machine boots up, it then reboots, over and over and over again. An Infinite Loop of rebooting that really, the only fix for, is unplugging the machine)...

Also don't forget HDKiller back in the day. I've seen one that actually worked. I still have it on floppy somewhere.

Oh, and, I can remotely destroy a monitor... (SSH into the machine, and if it's old hardware, like a Monitor from before the days of auto correction and all that, you open the X configuration file, set the Sync WAY off, save it, and then init 3 && startx.... Boom, monitor fried and possibly on fire).... Those older Monitors that wouldn't shut the Monitor off right away if the Sync Values set were WAY to high for it to handle... They had nothing to prevent that, so literally you could start a monitor on fire over SSH or Telnet if you knew how

Don't worry, I'm one of the good guys I get paid to prevent this ****.