BSOD error message 0x0000007f (ox0000000000000008, 0x0000000080031, ox00000000000006f8, oxfffff800028dabd0) Just curious what the stuff in the parenthesis means? i believe ox7f is hardware/driver issue, but i'm not a doctor. i don't know. This has been happening it seems almost randomly. I have been working my computer pretty hard but i expect the best. I was pondering replacing some parts because I realize machines get old. shouldn't be, but the first thing i'm addressing is heat. new computer case in the mail for more fan room, and the first building block when i build a new system OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 Other OS Description Not Available OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name TIMMY-PC System Manufacturer BIOSTAR Group System Model TA790GX 128M System Type x64-based PC Processor AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor, 3000 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 080014, 1/13/2009 SMBIOS Version 2.5 Windows Directory C:\Windows System Directory C:\Windows\system32 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2 Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514" User Name Timmy-PC\Timmy Time Zone US Mountain Standard Time Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 6.00 GB Total Physical Memory 6.00 GB Available Physical Memory 4.51 GB Total Virtual Memory 12.0 GB Available Virtual Memory 10.3 GB Page File Space 6.00 GB Page File C:\pagefile.sys Just in case you need that. Thanks for your help!