Blue screen errors on startup

I tried starting up my computer today and just as it gets to the windows loading screen up comes a blue screen of death with the following error codes:
*** STOP: 0x0000007E (0xFFFFFFFFC0000005, 0xFFFFF8800111EA27, 0xFFFFF88002988A08, 0xFFFFF88002988260)

***          ACPI.sys - Address 0xFFFFF8800111EA27 base at FFFFF880010FC000, Datestamp 4a5bc106

I get this blue screen error no matter how I try to start up my computer, eg Windows startup repair, safe mode.
My computer is about 3 or so years old now, so I'm suspecting that it could be a hardware problem, I'm guessing the RAM, but this is sheer supposition on my part.
If more information is needed, just let me know and I'll try to get it if I can.

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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 2,298 Applies to:

For the BIOS update contact GigaByte Support as some have special methods.

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Be sure to do this :

Remove ALL power and reseat the cards, memory, and cables (on both ends when
possible) - actually remove and replace - do no just snug.


Other methods that "might" work include making a bootable USB drive. Remember when a CD/DVD
drive is needed to set anything up they can be done on another computer then used as needed on
this one.

How to Create a Bootable Windows 7 Installation USB Flash Drive

How to Install Windows 7 from a USB Key (works on full Windows 7 as well)

How To: Install Windows 7/Vista From USB Drive [Detailed 100% Working Guide]

Use a USB Key to Install Windows 7—Even on a Netbook

How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc

See Method 2 here :

How To Repair Windows 7 From USB Flash Drive (Repair Without Installation
DVD Disc) - Method 2: Users who don’t like to burn a DVD can refer this method.

Hope this helps.

Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP - Windows and Devices for IT 2010 - current
Windows Insider MVP 2016 - current

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