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Pc stopped working

Q: Pc stopped working

I was working on my Intex pc.
Suddenly my monitor's screen got black and my pc stopped working,though my monitor was working. Now, whenever I open the pc switch there is not even light in my pc.
Please tell me what could be the probable reason for this and how can I repair this on my own?
Please help me fix it.

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Preferred Solution: Pc stopped working

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hello All. I'm new to the site, and after having been tasked to fix my girlfriends computer. I'm left scratching my head. I don't know what she or her son did to this machine but everything I have tried has not worked. So any help would be greatly appreciated.

Machine - Dell Inspriron INSP1440

OS - Vista 32-bit SP2

Issues -

Cannot start internet browsers outside of safe mode. Every time I have tried I get an APPCRASH Error.

IE - Internet Explorer has stopped working.

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Application Timestamp: 4d76255d
Fault Module Name: iexplore.exe
Fault Module Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Fault Module Timestamp: 4d76255d
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000026d1
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.2
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160


Firefox - Firefox has Stopped Working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: firefox.exe
Application Version: 13.0.1.4548
Application Timestamp: 4fda6075
Fault Module Name: ... Read more

A:APPCRASH When starting IE and Firefox, DNS Client Has Stopped Working, and Host Process (Rundll32) has stopped working Errors.

Here is the DNS client has stopped working error

DNS Client has stopped working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_Dnscache
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47918b89
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18327
Fault Module Timestamp: 4cb73436
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000250fb
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.2
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 7373
Additional Information 2: 38d9ec761cde35dc7ff9a3014cbc1e9a
Additional Information 3: 007a
Additional Information 4: f2126b35ab5de9a1c961e83e18b5e24b

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HI,
I'VE INSTTALED WINDOWS 7 PROF.ON MY PC. I M TRYING TO INSTALL WINDOWS7ULTIMATE BY CLICKING ON SETUP.EXE AN ERROR MASSAGE APPEARED SAYING: [WINDOWS INSTALLER HAS STOPPED WORKING] THEN I TRIED TO INSTALL WINDOWS 8 ON MY PC.. BUT THE ERROR MASSAGE APPEARED SAYING SAME THING [WINDOWS INSTALLER HAS STOPPED WORKING] AND ALL OTHER SETUP IN THAT DRIVE ARE SAYING SAME THING.....DON'T KNOW WTTD.....HHHHHHHHHHHHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLLLPPPPPPPPPPP!
I'M IN BIG TROUBLE NOTHING IS GOING TO INSTALL

ERROR
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: setup.exe_Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Application Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Application Timestamp: 5010a298
Fault Module Name: setup.exe
Fault Module Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Fault Module Timestamp: 5010a298
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000020f4
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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A:Windows installer has stopped working or setup.exe has stopped working

Hi,

Lets start here:

1. Download and save this tool to your desktop:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

2. Run the tool, and then click 'Copy' - ignore any errors if they appear

3. Use CTRL+V to paste the unedited results of the validation tool here in your next reply

Regards,
Golden

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this morning i got those 2 errors pop up, and i cannot get into system info, cannot do a system restore
running windows 7
 

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I get these two error messages every time I start my computer, is there any help? I have an Acer 4810T
 

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Hey, Fellas, I'm back.
Lately when I've tried looking at different folders and files on my hard drives I keep getting "Windows Explorer has stopped working and will restart." It's driving me nuts, I can barely do anything.
Also, same thing with Internet Explorer...I'm getting real sick of Vista's shoddiness..

A:Windows Explorer Stopped Working, Internet Explorer Stopped Working, what DOES work?

Hi,
Have a look at the events log and make a virus scan too.

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When I go to open HP MediaSmart, on the drop down menu I click on Video. It opens briefly and about 5 seconds I get the message "HP Media Video has stopped working. A problem stopped the prgram to stop working correctly. Windows will notify me if a solution is available.  I ran the sfc.exe (system file checker tool from microsoft as administrator)  and it passed with result of "windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations".I can play a DVD, i can open my photos but I can't view my videos or load any new ones using HP MediaSmart.I have restarted the computer several times with no help.Any suggestions?

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My son's Ideapad 110S (purhased Aug 2017) has stopped working, won't charge, but charger does work on his brothers Ideapad 110S. It is completely dead. Does battery need replacing or something else? Thank you for any and all help!

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Hey,
I was wondering if anyone could help me?  I have been having a lot of issues with my computer and using the internet. I keep getting messages such as ‘windows explorer has stopped working ‘and ‘Host process for windows services stopped working’. I haven’t been able to stream videos (with the exception of youtube),  download certain programs and browsing sites is slow.  I remember my computer being fine until a window update but I don’t know if that’s a coincidence or not.  I have tired uninstalling windows explorer and system restore to no avail.
I would really appreciate any help or advice.
Here is a report for one of the error messages I received.
Description:
  A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
 
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:                           AppHangXProcB1
  Application Name:                                iexplore.exe
  Application Version:                             10.0.9200.16686
  Application Timestamp:&... Read more

A:Windows explorer has stopped working / Host process for windows services stopped

Do things get better if you boot into Safe Mode with Networking?

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Hello:
The mouse started to stray and stopped working in the middle of doing something, i.e. eBay, typing word and etc. which is very annoying and first of all, I lose all of the work done due to stopping of the mouse.

However, the mouse started working as if nothing wrong, once I restarted by 'force' restart ..... pushing the button in the middle of the PC. Otherwise, the PC is all fine and working OK.

I did apply Malwarebytes to combat the issue, however the issue does not resolve.

Any help on this would be truoly appreciated.

Thanks,

A:Mouse stopped working in the middle of working, i.e. eBay, typing word, etc.

Did you try a different mouse? If you still have the same problem with a new mouse, see if there are any drivers for the mouse from it's manufacturers web site.
Also try a Clean Boot, if that works, then add one startup item at a time till the mouse acts weird again, then you know that is the problematic program.

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Hi again, another issue. I have a UNI multi dock - it was working fine - HDMI, SD card readers, USB. Suddenly one day it stopped. Display does not recognize signal, cannot change display mode with win+P - I can switch but cannot apply changes..Intel software, windows settings - nowhere to see it. I bought Microsoft USB-C to HDMI hoping the dock broke or something, but still the same.  Installed all possible drivers again from lenovo, did windows update - still nothing.  What else can I do?

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I have had a rather large problem over the last couple of days. It started earlier in the week, when one drive stopped working. Not a big problem, I've had drives fail before. 4 disks, so i can handle one less for a little while, i though. Not so though, while still waiting for my new drive, using my computer like usual (with less load on unit D) i suddenly start getting write-errors to D:, and the Intel Matrix Storage Console lists it as Stopped Working instead of Degraded. Nothing changed except for the status of the Volume, all the disks read the same as before, fully functional.

I have very little experience with these sort of matters. This is the first time I've lost a drive where i might lose data as well, and i have pretty much no idea where to go from here. I've tried to replace the faulty disk with another 500GB drive, but the RAID-setup in BIOS just tells me there isn't enough space, and the Console in Windows places the new drive as a Non-RAID drive. I can mark it as reserve, but that seems to be all i can do with it.

I'm not, hopefully, asking for miracles. I have just two things that i really need to retrieve from the Volume, my Firefox sessions (saved in a separate folder at the root of the drive), and my Thunderbird mail, (stored in their standard location, as my whole Windows-profile is on that drive). Everything else i can get again. (Well, not really, i have stuff stored up from 8-10 years back, from people who has withdrawn from t... Read more

A:RAID 5 - Disks are working, but the Volume listed as Stopped Working

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So one day I was using a laptop wirelessly when the internet just suddenly turned off. I checked my modem and it was working fine but when I checked my router, the lights were on but not blinking. it was just a steady light. when I checked for a wireless network the name of the network I usually use didnt show up.

I tried unplugging everything and plugging everything back in again and I tried pressing the reset button on the back of the router. Can anyone help?

Thanks so much

P.S. my router is a linksys WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband router
 

A:Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

what devices do you have connected the router anything else wireless
make and model of the pc

does the PC work if you connect to the router by a cable ?
if not
try connecting directly to the modem and see if that works OK

we need to see some details, which will mean you need to copy to a working PC
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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I have a dell laptop inspiron  3558 with intel core i5 with win 10 ...this morning all of a sudden its internal speakers stopped working after i  unplugged my headphones ..I have used headphones before multiple times with no problems ...in audio settings it shows the speakers are enabled and the sound bar is moving but theres no sound ..I plug the headphones back or external speakers  ,those are  working ..troubleshoot is telling me the inbuilt speakers are working fine and cannot detect any problem ..I tried reinstalling the audio driver ,then restarting , then updating with the new Microsoft hd audio driver ,stopped all enhacements restarting again ,still not working ...is this a mechanical problem or a software problem ? I barely had this laptop for 4 months ...will reinstalling windows solve the problem or what should I do ? is the sensor not working ?

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Okay, this is the weirdest problem I've ever hard with computers. Here's what happened:

1. I had a few years old Pentium D 2,8GHz processor running on Asus P5VDC-X mobo. PQI 566MHz DDR2 and GF 7600GS 256mb PCI-E, 350W power.
2. I updated the mobo to Asus P5L-MX to support faster PCI-E cards. Everything worked fine, despite the processor ran too hot (58C on high use)
3. Because of the overheating I replaced the thermal paste but it had no effect on the temperature.
4. I thought I used too much paste so I replaced the paste again.
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5. Bang, no video when I turn on the computer. I tried taking off everything part by part but nothing worked. It didn't work even when I only had processor and used the integrated graphics port. Tried resetting the bios too.
6. Nothing worked so I put back the old P5VDC-X and it worked like charm.
7. I thought it was logical that the problem was caused because of the mobo so I bought a new one, Asrock G31M-S.
8. No video... Did the same steps to this one too. It also had integrated gfx but it didn't work either.
9. The old P5VDC-X still works.

So I have no idea what's causing the problem. Is it the CPU? Mobo? PSU? RAM? I have no speaker on my case so I can't hear any beeps, but it won't start loading the OS from the hardrive and my USB mouse won't turn on. Tried using a differen't monitor too.

The main point is why it stopped working suddenly on new mobo's but still works with the old P5VDC-X? A... Read more

A:New mobos suddenly stopped working, old mobo working

Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
Tell us more about power supply, memory, cable.
Did you make sure the memory was correct for both new boards, and what is the memory on the old board. Would also like to know the power supply and other hard ware.
What happens with the most basic, simple install. Does everything light up?

If you used the same hard drive with the same Windows install on the two motherboards, that is the problem. Windows has detected that you have changed the motherboard and will not operate unless you reinstall Windows on the drive on each new motherboard... One install for each motherboard.
My guess is that you will be fine if you change hard drives or do reinstalls or repair installs of the Windows on the new motherboard.
 

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Hi! I am repeatedly getting the error "Internet Explorer not working" / Windows checking for solution/Last browsing closed unexpectedly , then Restore Session. I went to google to find a fix for this error .I'm being told to Press Window + W key then type in Troubleshooting in the Search box , then enter View All ,then Click IE Performance, then click Advanced etc..... The problem is that when I get to the Search box I start to type in the Troubleshooting and after one keystroke of the T, the computer automatically goes back to my desktop home page. The search engine box will not let me fix this problem. Can somebody help me ? Thanks so much! I have IE 10 and recently upgraded to the windows 8.1 from the Windows 8 about 3 weeks ago.

A:IE 10 stopped Working error / Search engine not working

Are you sure you have Windows 8.1? If you were you would have IE 11
From the Charms bar search System and verify if indeed you have Windows 8.1

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My usb gamepad stopped working suddenly and never work again in this computer

I tried the gamepad in other computers and it works good, but not in this computer, I tried to reinstall windows several times, install all kind of drivers, I tried to configure it in different ways and its not working yet.

I get error code 43 all time in this computer.

any idea how can I fix it?

Thank you

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I have used "Data Execution Prevention" (DEP) listing my ACDC file viewer. I listedACDC because after it completes normally each time, there is an error message that says "Application has stopped working." I no longer want to see this error message.I use ACDC 7 for viewing and editing graphic files, here with this Windows 7 (64) system.

I usually select files with Windows Explorer, and they open using ACDC.

When I close the last file viewed, I get this error message that says "ACDSee 7.0 Application has stopped working"Installations of this ACDC on other Windows 7 computers do not have this issue. So I need to resolve it.

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Vista Ultimate 64-bit, ASUS Rampage Formula motherboard, USB mouse and keyboard connected in back ports.

Two things happened: Avira antivirus warned me of some threats which I either ignored or deleted. Windows Update had some updates ready (although I'm not sure if it updated).

I turned off my PC for a couple of hours, turned it back on and realized that my USB keyboard was not working on the password screen.

I eventually unplugged it from the back and plugged it into the front, where it worked. However, my USB mouse did not work when plugged into the second front port, nor did it work when plugged into the front port in which the keyboard worked.

I accessed System Restore using my keyboard and restored to one day previously. When it finished, both keyboard and mouse worked, although I got a pop-up message alerting me that the "drivers for your device could not be installed." When I clicked "OK," the mouse stopped working again.

I have checked BIOS and both mouse and keyboard are recognized, so it does not appear to be a hardware issue.
 

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I seriously do not know how to fix this problem anymore. I tried so many different ways that I feel as if my only hope of this problem to go away is if I get Window 7.

I tried the method I saw on another thread about localnetgroup or something like that.
I tried to put steam as the exception for the DEP
I turned off firewall, and my antivirus system (Which at the time was Norton) but now I use AVG, and the problem remains.
I updated my Nvidia driver so it's up to date.
I tried changing screen resolution. I tried re-installing it. I TRIED EVERYTHING. YET I STILL CAN'T RUN MY 2 FAVORITE GAMES: TF2 AND PORTAL R%&*^*473UIhjg#j

I don't know what to do anymore :[ Halp me guys.

Here is what happens:
When I open steam, I double-click Portal. But it doesn't open. The sign "HL2.exe stopped working" appears. Then vista automatically search for a solution. Then it says "Solution not found, window will not close this application" or something like that.

I can't run Half-Life: Deathmatch either.
However, the strange thing is that when I open Half Life: Lost Coast, it works perfectly. <_< Is my computer on steroids or something :\

A:HL2.EXE stopped working

Right click your Steam icon in the tray.Go to games right click the game / mod you want and right click on it.Go to properties / Set launch options and slap this in there :

-console -novid

You can also try this program that tweaks source mods Half-Life 2: Source Sauce Utility (v2.0), Half-Life 2 Downloads, Half-Life 2 Miscellaneous

Hope that works for you when I 1st started playing TF2 I went crazy......

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When trying to run Civ III the game no longer loads.
Tried the diagnostic and the test for direct 3d keeps aborting with a message "test aborted cause you pressed a key"?

any pointers?
 

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As stated in my post of today, built-in DVD player player stopped working.  Would like to add that DVD/ CD Drives Properties analysis under "genral" tab states that device is working properly.  Please advise.

A:CD Rom stopped working

DVD player has without warning stopped working, rejects all CD from player slot.  Although  recent upgrade to Windows 10may have affected  player (which I am exploring with them to correct if needed) I do have VLC media player installed which should be an adeqaute substitute. Possible mechanical problem with player? Please advise. 

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Hi people.

Has anyone been able to get GTA V working on Windows 10? (Pro x64) As soon as I launch it I get the "NSanityHD has signed in." at the Social Club launcher and then just as it attempts to launch the game it crashes. I've been trying to figure this out for the past few days since I upgraded from Windows 7 Ultimate. (3 days ago) I've tried to update my Radeon R9 280X drivers as well. The game was working fine on Windows 7. (???)

Also C&C Red Alert 2 AND Battlefield 3 just refuses to launch. The only game I've been able to play without issues is Counter-Strike: Source. I've tried to verify the integrity of the game files using a shortcut with the "-verify" parameter with no luck. (GTA V is the Social Club/Rockstar Games version, not the Steam one)

A:GTA V has stopped working

You can try right clicking the game launcher and select "Troubleshoot Compatibility" it may be able to fix any issues.

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I bought and downloaded the game Resturant Empire last night, and when I tried to play it, I keep getting the following box.

re.exe has stopped working

Can someone help me? I have already contacted the site I bought/downloaded the game from, and no response yet.
thanks for any help
sam

A:re.exe has stopped working.

uninstall the program
Run the setup as an administrator
Right click the setup file>click "Run as Administrator"
see if this fixes the issue

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Greetings,

I am stuck with this problem where I get the error message about "dwm.exe has stopped working".

Now as far as I know it only comes up if I am streaming something on the net using flash player and while using Google Chrome.

Tried using it with IE allso but then I dont get the message. Anyone else got same issue? and/or has some way to solve it?

A:dwm.exe stopped working.

Originally Posted by LawaBoy


Greetings,

I am stuck with this problem where I get the error message about "dwm.exe has stopped working".

Now as far as I know it only comes up if I am streaming something on the net using flash player and while using Google Chrome.

Tried using it with IE allso but then I dont get the message. Anyone else got same issue? and/or has some way to solve it?



As this has already been identified as a problem for many Chrome users, I can only suggest that you try and run Chrome with a minimum number of Windows open simultaneously and see if that fixes your issue. You also might want to check your RAM allocation in Task Manager when this happens to make sure you have adequate free RAM available at the time of the incident.

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Sir! I'm using windows 8.1 pro all are work fine sir but some .exe apps stopped working how to fix pls help me .

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I receive an error message while on computer and it states "HPSF.exe has stopped working and has to close.  Press OK to restart.  When I press restart it pops back up.  What I can find "out there" is years old suggestions.  I'm afraid that I might not have current information.  Can anyone help a novice that is gunshy?  This has been going on for 6 months at least.  Thanks! 

A:HPF.exe has stopped working

@FunintheSun1 Remove (uninstall) the existing HP Support Assistant software from Control Panel > icon view > Programs and Features Restart the computer and log in Download and install a fresh copy of the HPSA (HP Support Assistant: HP Support Assistant If you have ?Admin? control, you may highlight the package and ?double-click? to install it, else Right-Click, Select run as Administrator and install. HP PCs - Using HP Support Assistant (Windows 10, 8, 7)HP Support Assistant 8.0 - Technical white paper HP PCs - Troubleshooting HP Support Assistant (Windows 10, 8)  When you see a Post that helps, inspires, provides fresh insight,or teaches you something new, click the Thumbs Up on that Post.Fixed / Answered? Click that post Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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I have a HL-DT-ST DVD+RW GRA-4120B installed in my Dell Dimension 8300 which recently stopped working. I also have a Samsung DVD-ROM as well , which seems to be working fine. The tray door still opens, the green lite goes on, I install a disk, the door closes and the lite goes out and stays out. The drive is still visible in "My Computer" etc., it reads the device is working properly, but it will not recognize any type of disk. so far I have uninstalled an re-installed the driver to no avail. Is it possible the unit is shot? I only have it about 1 1/2 yrs. but have burned a lot of DVDs. I have also run the Diagnostic program and the Dell troubleshooter which didn't show a problem and didn't help. I'm pretty much a novice with this stuff, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
Rick
 

A:DVD stopped working

Check to see if it's still under warranty. I had a DVD drive in a Dell 8300 and they sent me a brand new NEC burner that works great.
 

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OS - Win XP Pro SP3
CPU - Intel P4 3.20E GHz
MOBO - Intel D875PBZ
RAM - 3 GB

I was leaving my USB hub hooked up all the time. Everything worked fine and then suddenly the hub wouldn't work anymore. It works on every system I try it on except this one, including laptops and my husband's system.

If I plug directly into the system USB connection it works just fine so I'm thinking that I have a corrupt or missing driver here.

Any suggestions or ideas?

Thx,
C

A:USB 2 Hub stopped working

Does the External Hub show up in Device Manager?

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Ok, so I'm sure this problem has popped up more times than people can count. Anyhow, Team Fortress 2 always shows this message when I try to start it. It never even loads it. Just begins then stops. I've tried everything Steam support said to do. I've tried the security workaround. I've disabled UAC and DEP. I've moved the folder to 'Common' instead of username. I've deleted Steam and reinstalled everything. I've enabled msinfo32.exe. I've repaired WMI. I've done just about everything people have said, and still nothing. Are there any other fixes people have heard about? I just want to play Team Fortress 2 lol.
I'm running Vista x64 Ultimate Edition. Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2400 MHz Physical Memory :2048 MB (1 x 2048 DDR2-SDRAM )
Video Card :Nvidia Corp NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS

A:hl2.exe has stopped working

Hello essysin2,
Has it ever worked or has it been like this from the start ?.

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My CPU fan just stopped working

Well I was trying to overclock my computer and I did it. But then my computer started to make some wierd sounds so I put my processer back to 2.4GHz and then it said that my CPU fan failed and some other fans any one have any clue to see if I can fix this??
 

A:My CPU just stopped working

The first thing I'd recommend is opening the case and switching it on (conforming to antistatic regulations etc) and seeing what's spinning. I'm not sure what fans you have, but you'll at least have a CPU fan. See if it's running properly. If it's not, it could possibly be that you've burnt out your CPU and there is no need for the CPU fan to spin. Can't speak from experience, but I'd guess this is a common problem when it comes to overclocking. Do you get any visuals? BIOS? OS? Boot-screen?

-Em
 

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i need help diagnosing whats wrong with ny PC.

no bios screen on startup, no display at all, no beeps either
when i poer the PC, the CPU and GPU fans where spinnning but the LED for the power button is not lit.
recently, 1 RAM module failed and it was removed so RAM 2GB now, down from 4GB DDR3 1333

A:PC Stopped working

uhhh something else burned when the RAM failed are you sure the rest of the RAM is good maybe are they in the b slots instead of the a slots ??? anyway when RAM fails the symptoms are exactly as described and since you know one failed another may be bad as well ....how did you determine which stick was the bad one any chance you took the good one out and left a bad one ????
Take all the sticks out put one in and power up one at a time if nothing with any then something is fried if it comes on with one of the sticks but not others then you found which were bad and proved your system is still good

hope you find a bad stick and not a fried mother board

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i am having problems with my web cam .. its a Connectix QuickCam... it started getting static on it and then just stopped working yesterday all together .. i tried to fix it but then when i tried to use any video program it would make half my screen go black .. i could not even see how to shut down the system .. i have even reformatted my hard drive .. but its still doing it .. not sure if its the port going bad ..but the cam is still working .. i tried it on another computer .. any help would be apprecieated
 

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My CD-Rom has stopped working. I was listening to an audio book on Windows Media Player when it froze up right in the middle of a track. I closed WMP and re-opened it. It said to insert a disc. I rebooted my computer, it still did not acknowledge there is a disc in the drive. I've tried several different discs, and different types. My Computer does not acknowledge them either.

I then tried uninstalling and re-installing the driver. Still does not acknowledge there is a disc in the drive, but the troubleshooter still continues to tell me the drive is working properly. It is spinning when I put in a new disc, but says there isn't one there. I'm stuck. What else can I try? Isn't it odd that it would stop working while I was listening to it??

Drive is HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8481B
 

A:CD- Rom stopped working while in use

how old is the drive and is it a dvd-rom drive.
 

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Hi, I have been using FTP for years to send files to my website, hosted at Godaddy. I used FileZilla on my PC to access and upload files to the site. A few weeks ago it just stopped working - no changes from my end as far as I know. I connect wired or wireless to a BT Home Hub 5 router.

What I get is this:
Status: Resolving address of ftp.import-car.info
Status: Connecting to 208.109.181.201:21...
Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Error: Connection timed out after 20 seconds of inactivity
Error: Could not connect to server

I have contacted BT and Filezilla and Godaddy support and all blame someone else so I am stuck. The settings appear to be correct according to the support folks but still nothing happens. I can connect from a wifi hotspot away from my home but from here I am blocked somehow.

The full history is logged here with some screen shots and settings etc.

Any help greatly appreciated as I need to be able to upload files to my site.
thanks
Mike
 

A:FTP stopped working

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Hey there,

About a week ago I was plugging in my speakers to the front jack on my computer when a Windows message (the one that comes from the clock area) saying one of my USB Ports had a power surge. I also noticed that my USB Optical Mouse's light was no longer on.
Also, at this time, my computer stopped recognizing my 2nd hard drive.
First, what could have caused this power surge? Static build up on the speaker jack? I'm pretty curious about that.

I noticed in my BIOS that when I highlighted the 2nd HDD spot, half the screen turned red, so, i assumed it was a little corrupted. I popped out the CMOS battery and let it sit for a few minutes and voila, my HDD worked again.

However, None of my 8 USB ports (all on the mother board controller) work.
I checked settings in the BIOS, I uninstalled and reinstalled the usb hubs in windows. I bought a PCI USB card, with 5 usb ports on it, and none of those work either. I just got done upgrading my BIOS, but they still don't work.

I have tried a new mouse, and it powers up (glow light and laser turn on), but windows doesn't recognize that anything is connected (nor does ubuntu, for that matter). In Device manager, it says the hubs are working normally.

Also, I've noticed since the incident that when I boot into windows, the time in between the "windows is loading" screen with the scroller, and the Welcome Screen with the login window is about 3-4 minutes of blackness, where it used to be 2-3 seconds. I d... Read more

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Hi there, i've looked everywhere online for a similar error, but to be honest I am unsure of what I am looking for, so I have decided to post on here.

Everytime I try to open a file or program - mostly Internet Explorer, I keep getting an error message that says:
'ave. exe has stopped working.
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.' Basically it won't let me open anything unless I run as administrator.

Now about 2 months ago my computer was hit with that fake security virus, which goes by the name av.exe. I managed to get rid of that by messing around in the registry. I'm not sure if this is a variant of the av.exe virus as i've not had any fake security pop-ups like I did last time, so i'm not entirely sure what I should be removing from my computer, or if this could just be a problem with vista.

Any suggestions or help on how I could get rid of this problem?
Cheers!
 

A:Av.exe has stopped working?

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I had some problems with my Asus laptop and although everything seems to be solved my Fn key has lost its configurations... Can anyone help me? Cheers, Andre
 

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I have installed plugin RBRTM087DInst.exe to Richard Burns Rally and when i go to game, it says: RichardBurnsRally_SSE.exe has stopped working. And then i am back to desktop. But when I uninstall the RBRTM087D, everything works. Month ago everything worked. I have installed RBR and 087D again many times. Sometimes Internet Explorer crashes too. Please help me!
Thanks!

A:RBR.exe has stopped working

There is no need to double post your problem. Have you tried running as admin and compatability for windows xp.

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So I have been having a few problems with my DVD drive lately I realised the lens was dirty so I cleaned it and it seemed to be working perfectly then. That was before I formatted my laptop. I also pulled it out of my laptop and cleaned the sockets. I plugged it back in and it seemed to be working like normal then.

Now I have formatted my laptop with xp, after I installed what updates I could by editing the register. The drive was working fine after this point. I then installed Ubuntu, thinking that sooner or later I am going to have to make a switch as xp is getting old, and I would like to learn how to use a Linux operating system. And go down this root in the future as they are getting better and better, I think sooner or later games will be supported too and that is probable the only reason I use windows any more par its what I am use too. Anyway off point.

Basically I did a duel install and after I loaded up xp to install a game and finish sorting it out after the format, and I can't use the DVD drive now.

I checked device manager and it doesn't even register the drive, nothing at all shows, no name nothing. I checked the bios, and it shows the DVD drive, I then checked it loaded disks via putting in the xp disk and seeing if I could get to the format menu. It worked fine. So it's something to do with xp, either something to do with the updates not all being installed, but I don't see it being that, I think its something to do with Linux Ubuntu ins... Read more

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My Usb ports were all working but they just randomly stoped. When i plug in anything a box pops up at the right hand corrnor saying its unknown divice.
 

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My CD Rom isn't working. My computer recognizes its in but it doesn't load up and it doesn't play. Someone told me that it may be a motherboard problem. Can this be true.
 

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Some games such as BF2142 and Oblivion will close down and pop up a " ... has stopped working" error for (it seems) no reason at all.
I don't see what could have caused this.

Any help on fixes?

A:... Has Stopped Working

Check your Event Viewer for errors. A lot of game errors are caused by corrupted video drivers, try reinstalling them to see if it fixes the problem (didn't fix my problem w/Halo 2 tho').

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This morning IE has stopped working for no apparent reason. I can go to my favorites and go on line but cannot go to my home page. I cannot go anywhere from a search engine because IE has stopped woorking. Is there a way to fix this. My other computer is fine so it is not a server problem.
 

A:IE stopped working

If you're still using the same version that ships with Windows 7, updating it to the latest version may fix it:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/products/ie/home
 

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Hello everyone!
This is my very first post so I am sorry for any mistake.
I have a bothering problem. My VPN, which I configured through the "Settings" page of Windows 10, stopped working. It happened already yesterday, then I restored the system to a previous point and then it worked again. Now it has just stopped once more.
When I try to connect to my configured VPN, the writing "Verifying access information" hangs on, then nothing and then a red writing like "Unable to establish a connection with remote computer. The port used for connection has been closed" appears (more or less this, considering I have it in my own Language). Then, even if I configure another VPN, exactly the same thing happens.
Can it be something corrupted? It would be very strange, considering it happened also yesterday and in both cases I was doing really nothing, it just stopped working.
Any idea? Thank you very much!

P.S.: I have already done network reset and uninstalled and reinstalled network adapters. The only thing that worked, even if just for a while, was restoring the system to a previous point.

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Good Day

Last night I started to get a pop-up window saying "DWM.Exe has stopped working correctly. Windows will close the programme and notify you when if a solution is available"

I did an internet search for the problem and besides sites telling me to buy their fixer programme, the only sensible advice was to restore the computer to the last restore point date.

Is this an acceptable and permanent solution and is it the only solution. Will it fix the root cause of this problem?

Running Win7 64 Bit.

Thanks

MikeBac

A:DWM.EXE Stopped Working

It will be the same thing as shown here:

What is dwm.exe And Why Is It Running?

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