How to stop random BSOD on Win 7 64-bit?

  [DELETED] 22:43 31 Jul 2013

Two months ago, I started experiencing random Blue Screens on my Windows 7 PC. I reinstalled Windows and my applications and everything was fine for about a month. Now the BSOD is happening again. It seems to be random. It can happen when I'm browsing the web or when the computer has been idle for hours.

It's a Hewlett-Packard H8-1270ea running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) with Service Pack 1.

I tried running WhoCrashed and bluescreenview but neither application could find any dump files. Unable to do a useful sysem restore as this PC keeps deleting restore points even though the max usage is set to 20% (200 GB).

Any advice gratefully received!

  rdave13 00:56 01 Aug 2013

Looks to me that sys restore is making your PC blue screen. 20% as it is set is making your system do nothing more than set restore points at an unreasonable rate during use. Check task manager on your CPU usage.

  [DELETED] 06:20 01 Aug 2013

Thanks for the quick response rdave13. Unfortunately I don't think System Restore is causing the problems. It's usually set at about 5%. CPU usage looks fine, currently 85% for System Idle Process but the PC has crashed twice in the last 12 hours.

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