Flash freezes Computer and I've tried a lot already

So, Flash games started causing bsod. Each time it was a different code (Ox8e, 0x0a, 0x7e). I updated graphics card driver, I reinstalled flash, I did all windows updates, and I tried a different browser (it's happened in Firefox and Chrome). I ran memtest and discovered bad memory. I replaced the memory and eventually the bsod stopped, but the freezing has not. It locks up the computer and I have to hold the power button to turn off.

I installed linux and had no problems for a couple months, but then it also started freezing. I ran memtest again and after several passes it found no errors. I also tried going through my memory systematically one by one to see if there was an issue. Computer froze with three different sticks including the brand new one.

I would love to check my dump files, but Windows SDK gets an error while installing that I can't figure out, so I can't install dumpchk.exe. I've tried using DebugView and BlueScreenView, but neither seems to work at opening a .dmp file. Then, just recently I installed Sins of a Solar Empire and it has started to crash. It doesn't freeze the computer, just the game. It makes a dump file, but I can't read it.

I'd appreciate if someone could check out my dumps and let me know what to do. You can download them by clicking here.

Any thoughts of what else I could try? It seems like it must be a hardware issue since I have the problem in windows 7 and linux. I've tried some checks of the hard drive using SeaTools and they all passed.

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+
Ram: 4gb 800mhz
Video: Nvidia Geforce 9400 GT driver
OS: Windows 7 pro sp1 and Ubuntu 14.04
Motherboard: Biostar A780L (No available BIOS update)
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    How is your cpu temp? you might need to put new thermal heatsink paste chances are it's rock hard and temps are too hot.
  2. Overheating was the issue. I took the heat sink off to put some new paste on and also noticed that between the fan blades and the heatsink was completely coated in dust, so no fan in essence. Thanks!
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