SOLVED Semi random lock ups on fresh Windows 7 pro


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Hey all, I'm new here and I've gone through a bunch of other threads but haven't found something that pertains to my problem.

Up until a few days ago I was running windows xp on my machine:

Asus P5Q Pro
3.0 ghz dual core
gigabyte HD6850
4gigs of ram (4 sticks)
640 gig SATA HDD

I added a SSD (OCZ vertex 2 120gb)
and changed my wireless card to a linksys wirelessg PCI card

I installed windows 7 on the SSD and am running the HDD as drive E: and D: (partitioned).

Trouble is, ever since I installed windows 7 it's been freezing up on me. First it was skype, but I was able to fix that problem by changing some audio options... I thought I was in the clear.

But then the system started locking up again when I was looking at slideshows, but it seemed at random.

Then I went to upload a pdf to yousendit.com and it locked up. Every time I try to send a file using yousendit.com it will lock up on me. Whether I'm uploading that file from the HDD or the SSD.

I've run the microsoft memory test with no problems, and I never had any problems before the upgrade to SSD and windows 7.

I checked the event log and all I get is error 41 which I believe is just me hard resetting the machine during the freeze.

Any ideas as to why this would be happening? Does it look like a hardware issue or software?

I've tried using msconfig to remove all programs and that didn't help. I can't remove all services however because then I can't test it by uploading the file to yousendit.

Help!
 
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brkkab123

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Try updating your drivers. AMD put out version 11.1 drivers earlier today. Also, go to your pc manufacturers support site and download any Windows 7 drivers they have for your pc. If you have onboard sound and lan go to Realtek and get those 2 drivers also. Also go to C:\Windows\Minidump and right click any minidump files as compressed zipped files and upload them to your thread here. Yo upload them click on the paprclip icon on the forum.
 
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Well, I went on a driver updating frenzy and was able to finally get it to work. I don't know specifically which driver it was, but if I were to guess it would have been the Asus chipset driver or the wireless card.

Thanks for your help!
 

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