Q: Windows 8 always crashing

Don't think its the PSU since I've installed Windows 7 Pro, Windows Vista Business and Windows XP Pro with out the crashes. It's a Dell OptiPlex 755 Core 2 Duo 8GB Ram and a GTX 550 TI GPU


Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date:          1/6/2014 8:51:49 PM
Event ID:      41
Task Category: (63)
Level:         Critical
Keywords:      (2)
User:          SYSTEM
Computer:      Main-PC
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2014-01-07T02:51:49.626235400Z" />
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
    <Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
    <Data Name="BugcheckCode">307</Data>
    <Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x504</Data>
    <Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x503</Data>
    <Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data>
    <Data Name="SleepInProgress">0</Data>
    <Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>
    <Data Name="BootAppStatus">0</Data>



Good work, sounds exactly like what the problem was.


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