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Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« on: November 14, 2013, 02:37:12 PM »
Hello everyone I am new at cnc world and I am so confused.i set up my cnc and a pc which run a fresh format of win7.the  problem is that at first I run my cnc ok and did some cuts,but after a few days my hard disk had problem and I buy a new one,so I setup win 7 again and mach 3 but this time after installing the driver test when I try to open mach my computer crash to blue screen and restart itself.when I delete driver test it open normally but no axis moving?sorry about bad English,what do you thing?
Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2013, 06:57:26 PM »
I have the same problem. My computer crashes and restarts when I open Mach3. This started happening when I run the driver test. At initial install, I can open Mach3 with no problem, but I do not have motor controls. After running driver test, the driver got installed, and the blue screen of death started happening whenever I open Mach3. This still happens even after I installed the special driver. I am running Windows 7 32bit on an old computer (3Ghz Pentium D, 2gb ram). I really hope someone can help me. I cannot find any solution to this problem anywhere. Please help. Thank you.

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Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2013, 11:18:25 AM »
Hi Guys,

Welcome to the forum.

Sounds to me as though your PC is not up to the task.
Perhaps installing WinXP as the operating system may improve the situation.

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Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2018, 04:07:12 PM »
Same problem. Windows 7 32 bit. Everytime I try to run Mach3 it just reboots my computer.  The only Mach program that will run is lazy cam.

Does anyone have a better solution than buying and installing Windows XP?  I thought Mach3 ran on Windows 7 32 bit?

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Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2018, 06:34:47 PM »
It used to, until Microsoft updated Windows 7.
Try this.

http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,38269.0.html
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Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2018, 04:15:27 PM »
i have the same problem with win7 32 and a Panasonic cf 19 i just bought for the workshop....if i buy win xp   and put that on the laptop will that sort it.?

Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2018, 05:25:53 PM »
Hi,
sounds like the security updates from Microsoft to Windows7.

http://forum.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,38269.0.html

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Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2018, 02:24:25 AM »
Thankyou   worked a treat
Re: Mach 3 and win 7 crash and blue screen
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2019, 10:29:52 PM »
I kinda remember that there is a driver that mach uses and i seen a video of a guy showing it giving him a blue screen and by going into a mach folder and replacing it with another driver and rebooting it will correct the problem watch this video around 3:48 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiCLoQmuJ3g