BSOD after overclocking and then returning to stock settings

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    BSOD after overclocking and then returning to stock settings

    Windows version 1909.
    I overclocked by 2600k a while back, then it started blue screening so I revert all the changes but bluescreens are very common now, though only when I'm not present at the machine it seems.


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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
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    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit

    Please perform the following steps:

    1) Open administrative command prompt and type or copy and paste:
    2) sfc /scannow
    3) dism /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth
    4) dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    5) sfc /scannow
    6) chkdsk /scan
    7) wmic recoveros set autoreboot = false
    8) wmic recoveros set DebugInfoType = 7
    9) wmic recoveros get autoreboot
    10) wmic recoveros get DebugInfoType
    11) bcdedit /enum {badmemory}

    12) When these have completed > right click on the top bar or title bar of the administrative command prompt box > left click on edit then select all > right click on the top bar again > left click on edit then copy > paste into the thread

    13) Make sure that there is no over clocking while troubleshooting

    14) Sometimes there are problems in the bios that produce BSOD.

    The BIOS: BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. P1.30, 22/11/11

    15) Please check to see if this is the most up to date version

    16) Open the website for the computer or motherboard manufacturer to view the drivers and post a URL or hyperlink into the thread.

    17) To ensure that there are no improper bios settings please reset the bios

    18) Sometimes there can be failure to boot after resetting the bios

    19) Backup the computer files to another drive or to the cloud

    20) Make a backup image using Macrium:
    Macrium Software | Macrium Reflect Free:
    Macrium Software | Macrium Reflect Free
    Backup and Restore with Macrium Reflect

    21) Create a brand new restore point.
    Create System Restore Point in Windows 10

    How to Clear Your Computers CMOS to Reset BIOS Settings:
    How to Clear Your Computerís CMOS to Reset BIOS Settings
    3 Ways to Reset Your BIOS - wikiHow:
    3 Ways to Reset Your BIOS - wikiHow
    3 Easy Ways to Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS)
    How to Clear CMOS (AKA Reset BIOS Settings)

    22) In the left lower corner search type: system or system control > open system control panel > on the left pane click advanced system settings

    a) > on the advanced tab under startup and recovery > click settings > post an image of the startup and recovery window into the thread

    b) > on the advanced tab under performance > click on settings > on the performance options window > click on the advanced tab > under virtual memory > click on change > post an image of the virtual memory window into the thread

    23) Open Ccleaner > click windows tab or custom clean > scroll down to system and advanced > post an image into the thread

    24) Increase the free space on C: drive to > 30 GB
    Free Up Drive Space in Windows 10

    Disk & DVD/CD-ROM Drives
          Drive: C:
     Free Space: 16.5 GB
    Total Space: 121.5 GB
    File System: NTFS
          Model: M4-CT128M4SSD2
          Drive: D:
     Free Space: 0.0 GB
    Total Space: 753.9 GB
    File System: NTFS
          Model: SAMSUNG HD103SJ
          Drive: G:
     Free Space: 136.8 GB
    Total Space: 200.0 GB
    File System: NTFS
          Model: SAMSUNG HD103SJ
          Drive: H:
     Free Space: 15.4 GB
    Total Space: 1430.8 GB
    File System: NTFS
          Model: ST31500341AS

    25) For any BSOD:

    a) run the V2 log collector to collect new log files

    b) open file explorer> this PC > C: > in the right upper corner search for: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
    > if the file size is < 1.5 GB then zip > post a separate share link into the thread using one drive, drop box, or google drive

    athw10x.sys	Driver for Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter	Official site:
    Unofficial site:
    rt640x64.sys	Realtek NICDRV 8169 PCIe GBE Family Controller driver
    Unofficial Realtek update site for older drivers -
    athw10x.sys  Wed Sep 20 23:01:20 2017 (59C355B0)
    rt640x64.sys Fri May 24 01:47:02 2019 (5CE7AF86)
      Log Name: System
      Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
      Date: 2020-03-11T00:45:50.406
      Event ID: 1018
      Task: N/A
      Level: Information
      Opcode: N/A
      Keyword: Classic
      User: N/A
      User Name: N/A
      Computer: DESKTOP-LAERGN0
    The dump file at location: C:\WINDOWS\MEMORY.DMP was deleted because the disk volume had less than 25 GB free space.
    Last edited by zbook; 11 Mar 2020 at 10:42.
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    W10; W8.1

    ------------------------Drive: C:
     FreeSpace:16.5 GB
    TotalSpace:121.5 GB
    FileSystem: NTFS
          Model: M4-CT128M4SSD2

    Free up some space on drive c:

    Use Treesize Free to locate unneeded used space -
    TreeSize Free | JAM Software

    Check System Restore - what % of total space are you using? How many GB?
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