Should I be worried

OK, so i just had a bluscreen when i was brushing my teeth, should i be worried? I have had my cpu oc to 4.7 for about 2 days now and not one crash... should i lower it down to 4.6? anyways here is the error message when i came back on

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000000000040
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: FFFFF800038F1468
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\111112-77735-01.dmp
C:\Users\RnG Ramen85\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-126938-0.sysdata.xml

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NOTE: I went on a random download spree so I could have easily downloaded a virus, I have norton and I have run about 5 scans today so im not sure but ill try and delete as many programs that were installed as possible and see if it helps...

Should I be worried?
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  1. Follow that directory link, it will detail the problem there.

    A virus wouldn't cause a blue-screen, not much gain for it killing your machine.
    I wouldn't worry about it. Once in a blue moon my machine BSOD's and its all fine. If it starts happening constantly would I be worried.
  2. ok thank you ill look at the link
  3. it happened again :(
  4. Its most likely due to your OC,

    dumbing down to 4.6 might work, but you might just need a small voltage increase, what is your voltage for the cpu at right now?

    When you say running for 2 days, is that 2 days running straight? Or 2 days on and off?

    When you first OC its a good idea to run a day or two stress test if you plan on leaving it on constantly.
  5. first, it was two days straight, also i think i solved it i looked up "who crashed" and ran it, it turns out that it was my network card(i was downloading big files overnight when it crashed) so i updated those drivers and not another crash since
  6. interesting. Glad you solved it though, hope the problem stays fixed :sol:
  7. yeah, not sure
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