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Random freezing during normal/game use. Need advice.

Q: Random freezing during normal/game use. Need advice.

Computer Specs:

MSI K9MM-V (Motherboard)
AMD Athlon X2 64 Dual Core 6400+
Saphire x1950 pro 512 MB (AGP)
2 GB G-skill DD2 400
Creative X-fi
Western Digital 320gb SATA
Maxtor 100gb SATA (Not raided)
APEVIA 500w PSU

When the computer crashes, there are no artifacts or any video distortion. The screen simply stays on the same frame that it was on when it crashed. The sound loops for about 10 seconds and then stops. The only way to fix it is to hold down the power button until it's off.

I have run memtest86, but the ram is perfectly fine according to the tests.

I have removed the X-Fi card, but the freezing still persisted.

The video card was tested in another computer and works 100 percent.

I have reinstalled windows XP twice; still crashes.

If I am not mistaken, it is either a faulty MOBO or PSU. I have no problem with buying a new one of these.

What do you guys think?

Also, this is my first post so, WAZZZ UPP?

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Preferred Solution: Random freezing during normal/game use. Need advice.

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Hey Everyone,

Just wondering if you guys could help me on this weird issue that started happening recently with my new system. As from the title, when gaming (so far every game... oblivion, COD2, Fable, Rise of nations, etc) after a while, sometimes 10 minutes, sometimes half an hour, the game will freeze, the sound will loop and do a feedback sort of thing then start playing again, usually the performance is downgraded slightly. Rebooting doesn't seem to help much...

I'm not overclocking at all, nor have I been, plus I have never seen the nvidia notificiation for heat so i'm not sure its the video card (drivers 84.21). The soundblaster audio card is rather old, but using the drivers off the creative site. Haven't had problems like this before.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Game freezing, sound looping, then normal : repeat...

What is your Mobo, cpu,ram, video card, and PSU?
 

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Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


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CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


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CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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I have an i7 930 @ 4.2ghz and 6GB ddr3-1600, a couple Raid0's on the X58's ICH10R, and 2 GTX 460's at 900Mhz in SLI.

I get complete lock-up's in game, one thing I notice is my volts droop to 11.984v from 12.100v when the problem occurs.

I ran a 10 hour Memory Diagnostic on Extended mode and it found zero errors.

I also made sure the cpu was stable and it is, ran it for a few hours at 100% load saw like 80C on core #1, cpu was 70C.

GPU's are at 1.125v and it's a stable voltage setting.

Could the EPS 8-pin power cause a freeze up under heavy load? I extended mine a few inches and I'm not sure if the wiring or solder is failing. Just stumped on this random in-game under load freeze issue.

Win7 ultimate sp1 x64

Thanks

A:Random freezing in-game or on desktop issues

wow 80c thats high!

Are you OC'ing?

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Hello ladies and gentlemen of TSG!
I've been having a quite dodgy problem lately, basically the computer freezes at random.. often shortly after the computer fully booted. And the computer freezes EVERY time i start up a game, like wow and whatnot. So that sounds like a pretty common problem i guess.

Now the wierd part is that after installing motherboard drivers and graphics card drivers it would work pretty much perfect and i could play games and have multiple heavy programs running at once, once i restarted the computer one time, or a few times in one case, it would simply refuse to launch these games and keep freezing at windows load or a bit later on.

I've tried both vista 64 bit and xp 32bit, which im currently using. The problem prevails on both OS. So my not so qualified guess is that its a hardware problem. As my old motherboard broke and it took 1 RAM with it into the grave im currently running with only 1GB ram. Sure the cpu might get too much stress and just freeze the computer, but that still doesent explain why the computer ran near flawlessly until i rebooted the pc. (had the computer on for about 3 days and it worked fine until reboot)

This is some of the things i tried:

- System rollback
- Uninstall graphics drivers and install older versions / just plain reinstall of new one.
- Reinstalling motherboard drivers (dunno if i even did that right, but it seemed to fix the problem until i rebooted the pc)

- Installed new OS (from vista to xp)
- Re... Read more

A:Solved: Computer freezing at random, also freezes every time i start a game.

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I am hearing random windows selection noises as if you were clicking something in internet explorer and commercials for Lysol and similar products whether I am browsing the internet (I use Firefox) or playing a game.

I was trying to play an online game but I was getting minimized quite often.

I had recently installed Avast anti-virus and Online Armor firewall after this started happening just because I wanted to switch but, they seemed to slow my computer down so I got rid of them. My computer was taking a very long time to start up and after I uninstalled Online Armor, things were back to normal.

My computer has also been freezing.

I do have a Windows CD available.




DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Brandon at 13:31:40.26 on Tue 08/03/2010
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.567 [GMT -5:00]

FW: Online Armor Firewall *disabled* {B797DAA0-7E2E-4711-8BB3-D12744F1922A}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Emsisoft\Online Armor\OAcat.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe 4
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe 4
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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A:Random clicking noises, audio commercials, slow startup, game minimization, freezing.

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This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge.

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Do not change passwords or do any transactions from the infected computer until it has been cleaned.

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Moved to Hardware, due to the fact I believe this is a hardware problem not a Game problem or software problem.
 

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Hello,
Sorry for my bad english.....sometimes i recive BSOD when i finish a LoL match or i exit Counter Strike 1.6.
I searched about this problem....but i didn't found anything what can help me
Here is SF_Diagnostic_Tool results
Thanks

A:BSOD in game or normal

Hello alexlikEEEE,

Your crash dumps are not showing adequate information about the crashes, still, I am suggesting you something.

Uninstall Avira. A stop 0x50 (as your case is) mostly occur for an Antivirus, and Avira is not a very trustworthy one. use Microsoft Security Essentials Download | Free Spyware Protection.

The Latest version of nVidia is troublesome. Roll back to the earlier stable version.
Download and install Driver Fusion.
Reboot the computer in Advanced Boot Options, safe mode. Search Driver Fusion in your start menu, and remove all components of your nVidia display driver.
Boot normally now. Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, Drivers > Beta and Legacy; search there with your cards particulars for GeForce 306.23 Driver, dated 13.9.2012 and install it.
As our crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.

Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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Hi, I've recently bought a new laptop because the former one had huge, unfixable overheating issues even if I used a cooling pad, didnt play games etc. It was a Acer Aspire 5738G.
My new one is a HP Pavillion G6.
I haven't had any major overheating issues with it yet and it has an average CPU temp of 40-45C when I'm only surfing, which I know is completely normal/safe. When I play games like GTA San Andreas or other older games it goes to around 55C and reaches 60C if I've played it for more than one hour.
Yesterday I tried L.A. Noire, which is a pretty new game and it didnt take more than 5 minutes for the CPU to reach 70C, which gave me haunting memories of the Acer Aspire.
Is this normal/safe? Should I lower the settings?

CPU: Intel i7-3612QM
AMD Radeon HD 7670M (1 GB DDR3)
 

A:Reaching 70°C when playing a game like L.A. Noire normal?

70c is not to bad try keep the laptop cool as possible. just keep the heat vent clear and you should be fine.
some model of HP do have overheating issues.
 

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I recently built my first PC three days ago...
Specs:
i7 bloomfield 960 processor
4x4 vengeance ram
crosair hx850 PSU
evga x58 ftw3 mobo
hd 6870 radeon graphics xfx

When I first installed windows it started to work just fine but I soon noticed that it would randomly freeze every 15-30 minutes of use, but not on a particular program or anything. I assumed it was drivers so I installed the latest drivers for my GPU and MOBO and keyboard. It seemed fine again until it started crashing again. I ran a GPU burn test and a CPU burn test it passed both... (I tried runing memtest86+ but it froze at like 12%) Then I tried fixing the registry so I downloaded ccleaner and fixed the registry problems. Freezes continued. I finally decided to re install windows so I did and the problems still continued. I am at a loss of what to do and can't think of anything else.

any advice would be appreciated if not I will bring to a repair shop and have them sort it out.

A:Newly built computer random freezing and freezing on starting windows

Hello Skytri and welcome to Seven Forums. My usual disclaimer: I'm not at expert at anything.

I'm wondering if there isn't a RAM problem. Perhaps one of the sticks wasn't seated properly, etc. You could open Resource Monitor > Memory tab and make sure all RAM is being recognized. Make sure Installed = 16384MB and the Available + Cached + Hardware Reserved is the same amount. (You are using 16GB total, correct?)

Resource Monitor

If Memtest freezes you could try a quick check for a bad RAM module. Install one stick in Slot # 1 (or whichever slot the mobo manual says to use.) Run the computer to test for freezes. Test each of the remaining sticks one at a time. If all 4 sticks work you might want to go through these troubleshooting guides. They are time consuming but many people have been able to isolate their computer problems.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello,

I'm going to post two different scenarios that happens when my computer needs a hard restart
My computer freezes completely (literally no movement on the screen or anything, it's not slow it's frozen). And an extremely loud buzzing sound comes out of my headphones or speakers.The same thing as above except without the loud buzzing noise.

I saw that this happened to someone else who had both the speakers and the headphones plugged in at the same time. However, scenario #2 just happened to me 10 minutes ago even though I only had my headphones plugged in.

I built this computer six months ago and it's the first computer I've ever built. I assume it's a driver issue but I can't really pinpoint the problem since no BSOD appears on the screen and I have no higher computer knowledge.

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

A:Random Computer Freezing - Need to hard restart after freezing No BSOD

Wow, this sounds like the same thing that happened to a friend of mine when his hard drive was failing. Replaced the drive and the freezes went away. Even the buzzing noise.

Also you may need to look at what drivers you may have just install/updated.

Hoping you don't have any failing hardware "Motherboard, video card, etc". Those are expensive

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Hello,

I'm going to post two different scenarios that happens when my computer needs a hard restart
My computer freezes completely (literally no movement on the screen or anything, it's not slow it's frozen). And an extremely loud buzzing sound comes out of my headphones or speakers.The same thing as above except without the loud buzzing noise.

I saw that this happened to someone else who had both the speakers and the headphones plugged in at the same time. However, scenario #2 just happened to me 10 minutes ago even though I only had my headphones plugged in.

I built this computer six months ago and it's the first computer I've ever built. I assume it's a driver issue but I can't really pinpoint the problem since no BSOD appears on the screen and I have no higher computer knowledge.

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

A:Random Computer Freezing - Need to hard restart after freezing No BSOD

Wow, this sounds like the same thing that happened to a friend of mine when his hard drive was failing. Replaced the drive and the freezes went away. Even the buzzing noise.

Also you may need to look at what drivers you may have just install/updated.

Hoping you don't have any failing hardware "Motherboard, video card, etc". Those are expensive

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I've tried everything. That's how I feel, anyway.

Athlon XP 2400+ @ 2GHz
1 GB DDR PC3200 (Twinmos something)
80 GB IDE Windows drive
And a Powercolor X800 Pro 256MB

Games that used to run well a few months ago, like Hitman Blood Money, are now slideshows (with brief fps spikes). I've tried three video cards and got the same result with all. I've disconnected everything except the Windows drive and the video card -- still no change.

I've tried a million different drivers, but only the Omega drivers yield normal 3DMark scores. If i use Catalyst i get about half of what I should.

I've run Memtest without errors (though it only ran for about an hour).

I've tried installing Windows on a different hard drive -- nothing.

I'm totally lost here.
 

A:Poor game performance but normal 3DMark scores

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Hi there,

I have been having problems with my desktop for the past 4-5 months, have tried so much and looked on almost
every thread relating to lag and stuttering without finding a solution.

I have had the PC for nearly 3 years, built myself.

Specs:
CPU: Intel i7 7700k ( swaped to a celeron G3930)
GPU: Geoforce 1070 (taken out for testing)
Motherboard: MSI z270 pro carbon (swaped to an ASUS prime z270-P for testing)
Power supply: EVGA Supernova 850 W Gold G2
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3000 MHz (tried individually)
Storage: Samsung 960 EVO M.2 (boot drive) and a Seagate BarraCuda

The problem occurs every 5-10 minutes with normal use, but every 20-30 seconds while playing games. This becomes more often for both the longer the computer is turned on for.

Things I have tried software wise:
-Clean install of windows 10
-Update/reinstall drivers for every component
-Change resolution and refresh rate of the monitor
-Disable prefetch and superfetch

There are no errors in event manager leading me to assume this problem is due to hardware. I have tried unplugging my GPU
and using my CPU's onboard graphics, the problem still occurs.

Screen recording of what the freezing looks like:

View: https://youtu.be/Q28k25lj8QQ

This problem 100% is not related to:
CPU
GPU
Motherboard
Loose cables
RAM

I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readings, everything looks very stable.
I have tested both my Storage devices and they show no e... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering with normal use

You post that the problem is 100% not ram however I do not see where you tested the ram and what you used to test? Unless you use something like memtest and or prime95 [ram test] for a minimum of 1hr, then you really do not know if the problem is ram or not.




I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readingsClick to expand...

While this has some validity, it does not test under a load [which is where a pw supply would most likely have problems]
If you want to test a pw supply, you use the motherboard mfg's monitoring software while running prime95, OCCT, or IBT [intel burn test] If by chance your board mfg does not have monitoring software [which I know asus has] then you can use the intel extreme tuning utility. The intel utility will both monitor and do a stress test.
 

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Ok, so this isn't your everyday freezing/lag issue. I can game run programs no Problem. This issue I'm experiencing is When I go to type something, weather a Document or just in the browser bar, I can start typing, then I it won't type, but then all of a sudden the stuff I was typing, appears. It's almost as if the hard drive stopped spinning for a split second. The funny thing is I am running a Samsung Evo 1TB SSD drive and not a roundy....The roundy one, just stores my Data and Docs. My SSD has everything else, programs/Games.

I know you can't do a Chkdsk on an SSD...but wondering if anyone else has a similar issue with an SSD.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!

A:Not your normal Freezing/Lag issue on an SSD

Hi!

It must be some program that's causing this. try to see what processes are using high %.

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Need help fixing screen freezing which happens at random intervals e.g. sometimes around every 20mins, sometimes even faster. Sometimes the audio freezes as well. Tried troubleshooting tools and some online research but wasn't helpful. Would be helpful if someone could help me out asap
Here are the computer specs:
Alienware 17 R4
windows 10
I7 6700HQ
16gb ram
64 bit
intel graphics hd
GTX1070

Thanks in advance :)

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i have a custom built computer used mainly for gaming. specs are as follows:athlon x2 6000 dual core processor 3.1 ghz4 gb ocz ramwindows 7 ultimate (legit copy)1.6 terrabytes hard disk spacethe problem I am having is very frustrating. I can sometimes go for hours without interruption then out of the blue, the machine freezes, no activity at all, then after sometimes a few seconds, other times as much as 30 to 45 seconds, the computer carrys on as if it was not even stopped. I have looked online to try everything I can to find the problem but it still exists. I have replaced the RAM & CPU but i still have a problem. I now admit I need professional help. attached are the logs asked for in the malware removal forum post. three files, DDS.txt, ATTACH.txt and ARK.txtDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Cliff at 10:12:45.93 on 12/09/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3071.1912 [GMT -6:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Program Files\Trusteer\Rapport\bin\RapportMgmtService.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k... Read more

A:constant freezing, then continures as if its normal

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The ap... Read more

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When I am casually using my laptop, it will freeze and if sound is playing, it will cause it to make a buzzing sound until I force shut down by holding the power button. Also, occasionally when I open it after it was in sleep, it would show me a black screen but I would be able to hear the fans working. What would I need to do to fix either of these issues?

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Hey guys, first post on here after about a week of solid research and forehead-to-screen bashing (and a few months of increasingly more frequent issues) trying to figure out what is wrong with this computer.

Here's the specs:

? OS - Vista Home Premium SP2
? x64

? What was original installed OS on system?
-Probably sometime in 2009. Here is what the computer originally was: iBUYPOWER Gamer Gears of War 988 Desktop PC - Newegg.com (iBUYPOWER Core 2 Quad 8GB DDR3 750GB HDD Capacity Desktop PC Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Battle Gear X3 - Newegg.com same one but has some feedback) purchased 6/2009. All of the basic hardware is original, except for the stuff listed in the Other Info section below.

? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?
-pre-installed in the computer IIRC

? Age of system (hardware)
-2009?

? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
-2009? No reinstall if memory serves me right

? CPU
-Core 2 Quad Q8300

? Video Card
-Sparkle 9600GT SPARKLE SX96GT2048D2-HP GeForce 9600 GT 2GB 256-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - Newegg.com (may possibly be a 2GB, but I haven't looked at in a long time, I'll double check tomorrow)

? MotherBoard
-P5Q3 ASUS P5Q3 LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com

? Power Supply - brand & wattage
-680 watt, I'll get specs on it tomorrow

? System Manufacturer
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A:Multiple BSODs, random hard freezing, random crashes, WANT TO KILL

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So i got a new PC and everything is setup, ive installed all latest firmware/Drivers for all the parts and installed a clean version of Windows 10 Pro.

I got crashlogs to provide if needed, but something tells me that Ntoskrln.exe is the cause of this and whatever i try has failed so far.

Games that crashes are related to the Unreal 4 engine so basicly any game from that graphicsmotor is crashing randomly.

Anyways i hope someone will be willing to help me solve this problem since my pc is new and i cant play a single game without my hopes of winning gets crushed by a random crash and then im dead when reconnecting.
 

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Been getting this error for quite awhile now when doing random stuff. My latest crash was watching Twitch.tv & Playing CIV 5. Other times, it's just when I leave my computer on and it hasn't done anything in a while, and other times happens when I listen to music or watching a video.

"The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."

My Specs:

Asus Maximus IV Extreme
i2600K
GTX 570 SLI
8GB RAM

A:Random Freezing at Random Times - Kernal-Power Event ID: 41

Hello Wesley, welcome to SF!

There are no dumps in there. Please have a good look at the second post here:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

While waiting and testing for a new crash that should produce a dump, please check the following:

1. Re-seat your RAM. there is a slight diff between physical and installed and AFAIK, in your case I would not expect that. We might do a RAM test later on.

2. Fix these driver / devices issues:

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller PCI\VEN_1033&DEV_0194&SUBSYS_84131043&REV_03\4&1D7623A1&0&00E2 The drivers for this device are not installed.
PCI Simple Communications Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C3A&SUBSYS_844D1043&REV_04\3&11583659&0&B0 The drivers for this device are not installed.
Shrew Soft Virtual Adapter ROOT\VNET\0000 This device is disabled.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller PCI\VEN_1033&DEV_0194&SUBSYS_84131043&REV_03\4&DDEC341&0&00E1 The drivers for this device are not installed.
Go your Devices screen and either find drivers or disable these devices...
I also expect you have problems with Windows Update. Multiple errors in your logs on that. Please go to Maintenance center and make sure you install all updates. ALL?? Yes, ALL. If needed there is a good tutorial on resetting WU.

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For about a week now, my computer has been very slow on start up in normal mode and will freeze constantly during use, the only remedy being to just leave the computer alone for a half hour before it unfreezes. I've updated and performed full scans using SUPERAntiSpyware along with Malewarebytes Anti-Malware several times (and ten minutes ago) without any dangerous files being detected.

I have windows 7 and I'm currently running in safe mode with networking, though it appears that I cannot install/uninstall programs?

Any help is much appreciated, if this is malware I would like to quickly fix it before my computer becomes unusable.

A:Very slow start, freezing in normal mode

HelloThis infection changes settings on your computer so that when you launch an executable, a file ending with .exe, it will instead launch the infection rather than the desired program. To fix this we must first download a Registry file that will fix these changes. From a clean computer, please download the following file and save it to a removable media such as a CD/DVD, external Drive, or USB flash drive.FixNCR.reginsert the removable device into the infected computer and open the folder the drive letter associated with it. You should now see the FixNCR.reg file that you had downloaded onto it. Double-click on the FixNCR.reg file to fix the Registry on your infected computer.Please download aswMBR ( 511KB ) to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe icon to run itClick the Scan button to start the scanOn completion of the scan, click the save log button, save it to your desktop and post it in your next reply.Please download TDSSKiller.zip and and extract it.Run TDSSKiller.exe. Click on Change Parameters Put a check in the box of Detect TDLFS file system Click Start scan.When it is finished the utility outputs a list of detected objects with description.
The utility automatically selects an action (Cure or Delete) for malicious objects.
The utility prompts the user to select an action to apply to suspicious objects (Skip, by default). Let the options as it is and click ContinueLet reboot if needed and tell me if the tool needed a reboot.Click on Report and post the cont... Read more

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Im new here so im sorry if this isn?t the correct place to post this.

So lately this is what?s been happening, everytime i boot in normal mode i wait for the progams and things to load up but everything seems so slow and after some minutes after i click on something to do anything the pc simply freezes, no Blue screen of death. It just freezes and i can?t control the cursor anymore,

I?ve tried waiting for like 30 minutes but it just stays there forever, only solution is to switch off the laptop on the button.

Im writing this in safe mode with networking and that?s how i have been able to use my laptop lately(in safe mode) because like i said before, it just won?t work right on normal mode.

I runned sfc/scannow and it said that no violations were detected, but for some reason i can?t open the CBS.log file to show to you, i typed findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >sfcdetails.txt in the cmd but it won?t open the file, im not sure if im doing it the right way.

I would like you too tell me what information you need because im new here and im not sure, i have my system specs info in my profile if you need.

Thank?s in advance.

A:System keeps freezing at normal boot after 3-5 minutes

When did you last:

Do a thorough anti-virus scan?

Anti-malware scan?

Look at processes in Task Manager?

Look at Resource Monitor within Task Manager?

Look at the startup tab in msconfig?

Look at non-Microsoft services in the services tab of msconfig?

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Hey, I recived my laptop a little over a week ago, and ever since I've been using it, the applications/laptop will freeze for a period of time.  Sometimes recoveing and moveing on, other times I have no choice but to force shut down the laptop. There are times when it will freeze, and only 1 app is frozen, but the sound is running, or I can do other things while it works itself out.  When this happens, sometimes I can open task manager, othertimes, nothing happend.  Then even if I manage to open the task manager, I can NOT shut the frozen aplication down.  Either the freezing workse itself out, and then it closes down like normal/should when telling it to close this way, or the computer eventually locks up compleetly. I did remove Macafee, and after reading some, used the total removal program from their site.  However, this has not fixed my issue.  My game still froze, forcing me to restart, and after restarting my web browser still froze for about a minute while trying to get here to make this post.  What if anything can I do to find out what is causing this problem?  I have tried updating my drivers from Lenovo, this hasn't helped.  I thought about using the diagnosics tool from Lenovo, but those do not seem to usable by the IdeaPad series.













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A:Y510p periodically freezing during normal operations.

Hi Jinotad,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that the computer is not working as expected and freezing during normal operations, issue is same even after removing the McAfee Antivirus from the Y510P.
 
Performing OSRI (Operating System Re-Install) should resolve the issue, OSRI can be performed by clicking on NOVO button refer page no. 16 in the User Guide to perform OKR (One Key Recovery).
 
NOTE: Please backup the data before performing OKR as the computer will be re-installed to its factory settings.
 
Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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Is there anyone out there that has any ideas for games, here is my top five favorite games, oh and for PS2 or PC:
Blood Omen 2
Turok (any)
Tenchu Wrath of Heaven
Kingdom Hearts
Soul Reaver (both)

if u have any ideas reply to this thread
 

A:Game advice

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I've been having intermittent freezing of my mouse, most noticibly in Half-Life games. My cursor would freeze for about 1 second every minute, and I decided to reformat to get rid of the problem. After reformatting, the problem was still there and was even more pronounced. The mouse wouldn't move at all. Being a USB mouse, I decided to use the included PS/2 adapter, and the problem developed into something else. My mouse would freeze for 3+ seconds every ~4 minutes. I suspected something was wrong with the mouse and not a driver issue, so I booted into a linux partition and noticed that the mouse did not freeze at all while running Whoppix 2.7.1.

The latest drivers from my mouse manufacturer Logitech did not help. While playing games, I set developer to "1" in Half-Life, and noticed that the mouse was trying to send MOUSE4 and MOUSE5 button commands to the game during freezing. My mouse does not even have 4th or 5th buttons. After the freezing my cursor would also spin rapidly in random directions.

This problem began about 1 week after I installed a new video card, an EVGA Nvidia 6600GT, which requires a direct connection to the PSU via molex connector, while my old video card did not. However, I do not suspect this is a power supply issue.

Also, while registering for the forums on this site, my mouse randomly inputed Mouse3 button, causing my browser to go back one page.

A:Mouse freezing/random spinning/random input

Half-life and its mods have started to take up a lot more memory - which causes your mouse to lock up or turn off. This is not Valves fault as many believe, but actually its your power management turning off your mouse. Also this has been happening to people in previous versions, and most have reformatted in an attempt to fix the problem.

There are two solutions to this problem

The first and best solution is to disable your computers ability to turn off your mouse:
USE: Right click on my computer, select properties, click on the hardware tab, click on device manager, expand USB Controllers, select properties on USB Root Hub, select power management and disable it

The second solution is to increase the process priority for your mouse drivers (if you use any).

Have fun. I still play 1.6 and will retire with 1.6 :D

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I've contacted tech support at cyberpowerpc where I bought my computer, but after reading their tech support forums my faith in getting a quick response is kind of low, so I came here as many bluescreen search results lead here and I figure it's probably a good place to get more help.

I've been getting random bluescreens and random freezing for a while now. I can be playing a game, or browsing the internet, or the computer can just be idle with mp3s playing. They often occur after about a day of no issues, though have also occurred right after restarting the computer from the previous bluescreen. I've scanned my computer for viruses and nothing was found. I believe these problems started some time after my computer restarted on its own, but that only happened once. The error codes I've seen on the bluescreens are 0x0000001a, 0x0000004e, and 0x000000de, though the random freezing has occurred just as often as the bluescreens.

I've tried unplugging all of my usb devices and the computer ran for maybe a week without problems. After plugging a usb device back in the problem happened again after a day or so. I have tried different usb devices in different usb ports 1 at a time and the problem seems to happen with all of them. The usb devices I've used are 2 different game controllers and a webcam. The computer ran fine with all of these usb devices plugged in for a month or 2 before this started happening. Is this a coincidence or could this be indicative of the power supply goi... Read more

A:random freezing and random bluescreens with various error codes

if it's still under warranty i would let them fix it . cause i think once you open the case you void the warranty leaving you stuck with all repairs.



scrooge

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For some reason, my computer:

Compaq Presario S6900NX
AMD Athalon 64 3200
160 GB 7200 RPM Ultra DMA Hard Drive
1 GB PC3200 DDR SDRAM memory
GeForce FX 5500 256 MB RAM

which ran EQ2 just fine for a couple years, has started freezing up for about 5 seconds every 5-10 minutes and then it jolts back into the game as if nothing happened. I have no idea why.

The other symtom is that the sound will continue to play while the screen freezes, and then right before it jolts back into the game, the music skips really fast like a skipping CD, and then it's all normal after it jolts back.

Any help is greatly appreciated!!

Mike
 

A:Everquest 2 Freezing for a few seconds and then jolting back to normal, off and on

A friend told me to replace my video card. But I don't want to buy a new card only to find out that this wasn't the problem. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!

Thanks so much!

Mike
 

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so, i turn off my computer last night. wake up, and it wont boot up.

this is the first time in months that i've had it off for a whole night.

so i try to boot up, it gets stuck at the loading screen. restart, same thing. since my processor is overclocked, i downclocked it to see if that could be doing it. still nothing.

try safe mode, boots fine.

so i try a system restore, still nothing when i try to boot up normally.

i was thinking about doing a repair with the install cd. but i think i've lost my cd key. its not with my disk, and im not sure where it could be.

is there anything i could do/check?

Thanks!

A:Freezing on normal boot, but fine in safe mode.

Download and use this, then you can do a repair.

http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder.shtml

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I have been spending the last 12 hours reviewing threads in this forum for solution to my issue with no luck. Start-up Repair has been run-all routines successful. System restore cannot locate any restore points, I have been unable to open explorer to download malwarebytes. sfc scannow completed verification phase but I am not sure if there are other phases beyond that that need to be done as well. I was able to run chkdsk and hardware diagnostics - no issues found.

Hardware related is my battery. I has lost it ability to charge. Could this be the source of my problem?

BTW when I start in mode the Windows Help and Support Window pops up for no reason but then freezes...weird. When I close it I get very limited functionality (windows explorer will open) and everything moves at a glacial pace.

A:System freezing during start-up in both normal and safe modes

Hello welcome to SevenForums,

Please can you follow this this, i know its not related to your problem however i need to see the event log

So follow the instructions below



   Information
Before posting a BSOD thread, please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

If you need to add new information like the dump files, please make a new post in your initial BSOD thread. Please do not make an extra new thread.

If your computer is not creating DMP Files please follow this link: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

I look Forward to Helping you.

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I am new and have created one topic in the Vista forum. BC Advisor helped me and asked me to run some free antimalware programs. I did, then he asked me to post a new thread here for further help. Here is my original post: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic370406.html/page__gopid__2075885#entry2075885: (my dds log from today is posted below that)

[Hello,

I wasn't sure if I should put this under malware or vista...

For a couple months my computer has been extremely slow to do anything 70% of the time, including simple things like open a folder, play an mp3, open control panel, etc. It has occasionally had periods (several days in a row) where it will run really loud for 5 seconds before shutting down and restarting on its own. When it does this it does it consistently every 45 minutes. Then it will go a week or so without doing that all on its own. (I have been good about keeping the vents clean and blowing out the interior).

But last week, sister in law came in from Miss., and used facebook a great deal(that's the only change we can think of), which we've never used, and the computer went nuts. Now it freezes anywhere from 30 seconds to 10 minutes after starting in normal mode. The power button has to be held down to shut it off and then pushed again to start again. It starts and runs fine in safe mode with networking, no problems. But starting up in normal mode now, it consistently has a problem starting either 4 or 5 times in a row, each progressiv... Read more

A:Freezing in normal mode, major startup problems

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.In the custom scan box paste the following:

msconfig
safebootminimal
activex
drivers32
netsvcs
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
/m... Read more

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Hi guys, I was wondering if anybody could assist me with this problem on my PC, I've been trying to fix it now for nearly two months and I have no specific idea of what's causing it.

It started two months ago, and the basic description of it would be that mid task (internet browsing, opening one of my audio applications etc) it just seems to freeze up. The mouse cursor can still be moved, but the window I am currently using turns white. I can click other windows but then they will freeze too. Whilst this is happening, my HDD light on my system is constantly illuminated. I've managed to view Resource Manager whilst it happens and it looks like my HDD Activity goes through the roof at this point. Anywhere from five seconds to five minutes later, everything returns to normal, and anything I've started during the 'freeze' will open up. I've noticed I can also hear my hard drive start working a second or two before it comes back to life.

I've defragged, ran CHKDSK on my drives, ran Seagate diagnostic tools, and no errors have come up. I've ran various Malware and Virus programs, and the system is clean.

I thought it may be down to RAM (I have 4GB, 2 x 800Mhz DDR2 and 2 x 1066Mhz DDR2) as I have mixed speeds (although both clock in at 800Mhz), so took out the 1066 sticks. This didn't change anything. I played with the BIOS settings for the RAM, changing the voltage to factory specified and the latencies, but no result. I've ran Memtest and received no errors or problems.
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A:Windows 7 freezing up for minutes at a time, and then resuming as normal

start task manager what are your physical memory % and cpu usage %

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Hi,
I have a nVidia GeForce 6100 M9 mainboard with AMD Athlon 64 4000 CPU.
I use a "e-GeForce 7600 GS 256mb" PCIe Graphics card. My monitor is a Systemax 19" (have no idea...) -
500w power supply & 1G memory.
When playing War Rock my game frequently crashes to desktop (quits altogether).
I want it to stop. I own two of the GeForce 7600 cards... could I install them both and if I can, how & would it help? If not, do you have any suggestions on what I can do to make game more stable-- without making it ugly?

Thanks,
CzarinaOz
 

A:Game Crashes - need advice

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I'm not quite sure what I'm doing here, because I've never had an issue like the one that has presented itself to me over the past few days.

Anywho, I get what seem to be random BSOD's at the most random times. I could be on youtube, facebook, steam, playing a game or any program. I ran a debug on the minidump, only to be told it was csrss.exe or whatever. I have no idea what it's used for but must be important I guess. I recently upgraded my PC so, I'll give the old specs, and new, and the dump.

Original Specs : Asus P5QL-SE Motherboard
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400.
4gb DDR2 RAM
Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 512mb.
HDD's = 500gb WD Green, 640gb WD, Seagate 500gb. All less than two years old. OS is on WD Green.

New specs = (Copied from Speccy so ignore temps)
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.20GHz 27 ?C
Haswell 22nm Technology
RAM
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H81M-HD3 (SOCKET 0) 28 ?C
Graphics
SONY TV ([email protected])
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (Gigabyte)
1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 5800 Series (Sapphire/PCPartner) 34 ?C
Storage
596GB Western Digital WDC WD6400AAKS-75A7B0 (SATA)
465GB Seagate ST3500413AS (SATA)
465GB Western Digital WDC WD5000AADS-00M2B0 (SATA) 27 ?C
7GB SanDisk Cruzer Switch USB Device (USB)
Optical Drives
ASUS DRW-24D3ST
Audio
AMD High Definition Audio Device

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A:Random BSOD during normal use?

The memory dumps are consistent, but we need the memory dumps themselves so that we can massage the output a bit (and maybe extract more information). We also need some reports - but all that will be gathered by the app that I suggest in the next paragraph....

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum): Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions Please use Option 1 as it provides Event Viewer logs.

Also, please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

As there is a lot of equipment on the system - what is the make/model/wattage and age of your Power Supply?

If you were having BSOD's in both the old and new systems - how did you install the OS on the new system (was it by installing the old OS hard drive in the new computer, by cloning it to another hard drive, by doing a clean install, or by some other method?)

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Hi, I'm getting sick of the BSOD's that I'm getting. I get random Blue Screens when I listen to music, watch videos, play games, even on IE. I have tried formatting my PC, changing video cards, Ram sticks, PSU's, EVERYTHING, and I can't seem to find the cause. I've checked my memsticks with memtest for a day and the sticks are fine. I don't know what to do, every solution that I find, just doesnt work. Ive had this problem since a year by now, and just when I think its solved, in a few days, another Blue Screen appears.

Specs:
Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
AMD Athlon II X4 640
AsRock N68-S UCC
AMD HD 6850
2X2 Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800mhz
Antec Neo Eco 520C 520W

Pleeease, any help would be much appreciated!

A:Random BSOD with normal use

Hi,

Please follow the instructions in this tutorial so someone can help you:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Regards,
Golden

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When just using my computer, I get a BSOD. When the PC reboots I get this response in a window "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown"

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8004CC1028
BCP3: 00000000BE000000
BCP4: 0000000000800400
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\102514-19656-01.dmp
C:\Users\William\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-64334-0.sysdata.xml

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A:Random BSOD during normal use

Additional information is required.

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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Hi there, (Originally posted in completely the wrong forum, sorry!)

I regularly get a random reboot on my XP Pro machine. When I finally got around to look at the issue, this is what I did but I still get the reboots. The error from the Event log is:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 6/09/2008
Time: 8:54:40 a.m.
User: N/A
Computer: RUSS-PC
Description:
Error code 1000007e, parameter1 c0000005, parameter2 b28f82a1, parameter3 b31f1c7c, parameter4 b31f1978.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

MY HARDWARE:

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4A, 2533 MHz (4.75 x 533)
Motherboard Name Abit SA7 (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM, Audio, LAN)
Motherboard Chipset SiS 645DX
System Memory 1536 MB (DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (11/12/02)
BIOS Properties:
Vendor Award Software International, Inc.
Version 6.00 PG
Release Date 11/12/2002
Size 256 KB
Graphics: Matrox Graphics Millennium G550 AGP (32 MB)
PSU: ..is 480watt I think and is quite new, I replaced it about 2 years ago.

MY SOFTWARE:

MS WinXP Pro, SP2
AVG8
ZoneAlarm Free 7.0

IDE & HDD DRIVE CHANNEL/DEVICE SETUP:

IDE Ch 1: Maxtor HDD DiamondMax Plus 9 6Y080L0 (C: - Master) --> Maxtor HDD DiamondMax Plus 9 6Y120L0 (E: - Slave)
IDE Ch 2: Maxtor HDD Fireball 3 2F040J0 (D: Master) --> ASUS DVD+R/W DRW-2014S1 (F: - Slave)

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A:Not your normal Random Reboot?

Hello & welcome to TSF,

do you have a program call (Easy File & Folder Protector) installed on your system


Mike

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Hello, first i want to apology for my bad english :)

I have this annoying problem with my new computer. I just buy new computer about two weeks ago, everything was fine untill about a week ago. Ive got BSOD related to my GPU driver, then i refresh my windows. Now ive got another chain of BSOD (even in safe mode) related to ntoskrnl.exe during normal use (i mean even when i just sit and stare at my monitor without doing anything). I tried everything except refresh my windows. I think there is another way to fix this problem, so i post it here. Hope ppl here can help me.

I sent my .dmp files according to forum rules in attachment below

Thank you.

A:Random BSOD during normal use.

Hi reigha666,

Welcome to the 8forums.

Please visit windows update and install every update available, it may take a couple of times to get them all.

Please move files from the partitions F, G and J to increase the free space to at least 10-15%.
Every partition needs at least 10-15% free space for windows to do its thing in the background.
Less could cause BSOD's

Most, if not all, crashes seem to be caused by memory corruption. These might be solved with installing windows updates.
If the updates do not solve this problem, please follow instructions below.


Diagnostic Test

RAM TEST

Run MemTest86+ to analyse your RAM. MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 10 Forums


   Note


MemTest86+ needs to be run for at least 8 passes for conclusive results. Set it running before you go to bed and leave it overnight. We're looking for zero errors here. Even a single error will indicate RAM failure.

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Hello all, I am recently having a BSOD problem that started Monday (the 12th). It seems to happen about an hour after use each time I turn on the computer, regardless of what apps I'm running at the time. I'm at a little of a loss about what is causing this and would appreciate any help or advice. Thank you!

A:Random BSOD during normal use

First, we want to make sure the computer is saving your dump files. Go to Control Panel -> System -> Advanced System Settings -> Startup and Recovery [Settings] Make sure that "Write Debugging Information" is set to Small Memory Dump (256kb) if it is not already.Create a Dump File when you get a BSOD
Next, make sure that the folder C:\Windows\Minidump exists. If not, create it (allow permission if asked). Make sure any dumps you want to analyze, whether yours or others', are in this folder. You can ZIP/RAR the files and send them to someone else to analyze as well.

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playing COD4 on my pc i would like to get a decent game controller instead of using the keyboard functions..can anybody recommend a sutible controller and the best place to get one?..thanks in advance OZZY
 

A:advice needed on cpu game controller

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Hi,
I'm using my laptop (ThinkPad L512) from 1,5 years and since end of January this year I regularly got BSODs during normal work. There were about 15 of them until now. The only thing that I noticed and think could be useful is that I had about 3,4 of them just after unplugging external monitor. The other ones seems to appear without any specific circumstances (with or without external monitor plugged in).
If you need more infos to solve this problem, I'll do everything needed to get rid of this problem.

A:Random BSODs during normal work

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Very weird pattern of your errors. Lets start with a few basics.

It does not look like you are running an antivirus software, it's never safe to leave the system without one.

Make scans with the following:

-Kaspersky TDSSKillerAnti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
-ESET online scannerFree Online Virus Scanner | ESET
We recommended Microsoft Security Essentials from a strict BSOD perspective. Is most compatible & provides most stability compared to other antivirus app/Internet Security Software. Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Good and Free system security combination


   Warning
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.



Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.
Please uninstall DAEMON Tools and any Alcohol % software. It uses a driver called sptd.sys which is known to cause BSODs in Windows 7. Uninstall the software using Add/Remove Programs. Reboot the system. Once the program is uninstalled, run sptd.sys uninstaller to remove the driver from your system.

Code:
Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Lite Public:Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Lite Public
As an alternative, many people recommend the use of Total Mounter or Magic ISO

Perform a System File Check to check the integrity of all protected Windows 7:Click on the start
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Hi all, I am new to this forum & need some help. Over the last few days I have been having random BSOD's occur, usually only once a day or once every other day, during normal use. The BSOD is not happening while running a particular program but they are annoying. I have already run CHKDSK which I thought had solved the problem but unfortunately it hasn't. BlueScreenView says that Sftfslh.sys is causing my BSOD's but I don't know what to do to fix the issue. Any help would be very much appreciated.Attachment 352140

A:Random BSOD's occurring during normal use

Code:
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff88005d0e4e3, fffff88004e05640, 0}

Probably caused by : Sftfslh.sys ( Sftfslh+1a4e3 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Code:
BugCheck C2, {7, 109b, 0, fffffa8007d43540}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Sftfslh.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Sftfslh.sys
GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80003aae100
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80003aae1c0
Probably caused by : Sftfslh.sys ( Sftfslh+1a4d8 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Some important files in your upload are missing. Please execute both the options of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions ... either one will grab all the files. They are very important in this case.

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Hello. Lately i had many random BSOD's with various error codes.
It happens even when i am just browsing.
Windows 7 . . .
- 64 bit
- There was XP before
- Retail
- What is the age of system (hardware) : About month now.
- What is the age of OS installation : Last format : about week ago.

A:Random BSOD's during normal work.

Hello,



Code:
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff960000f8d23, fffff880089170d0, 0}
Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!GetStyleWindow+13 )

let's take care of the old stuff first:

BIOS64.sys Sat Jun 07 20:12:00 2003
Uninstall this biostar driver


Update Realtek PCI LAN:
Rt64win7.sys Fri May 22 10:52:30 2009


Update Realtek LAN:
RTKVHD64.sys Mon Aug 31 06:19:33 2009






Crash Dumps:

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [F:\a\Minidump\D M P\DMP\011511-16208-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\websymbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a13000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c50e50
Debug session time: Sat Jan 15 08:48:45.670 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:27:57.153
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
......
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I will casually be browsing the web specifically on reddit and when i go on to other websites random popups appear and i've noticed that they are the same they say something like your computer is infected and all those fake ads and whatnot. then it wants to keep making dialogs so i stop the dialogs except this happens to almost everywebsite i visit so i know i'm infected i've tried anti-malwarebytes and ad-ware antivirus full scans both havent found the issue
 
Edit: in my extensions chrome tab i found gosave as an extension i remember deleting this although it seems to come back 

A:normal websites have random popups.

Welcome, let's run these and see if we can get them off.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here....ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Vista/Windows... Read more

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I introduced a Japanese friend of mine to this site having heard he was getting random BSOD while browsing.
He doesn't speak much English so he'd probably have a hard time communicating on this forum.

I don't have many details regarding his specs off hand, but he did run the DM log collector for me.

In short he's using a custom rig a computer repair/retailer put together for him about 5 years ago.
Checking his dxdiag, he's got:
Windows 7 Home 64x (Japanese version), i7 2700K, 8gb ram, geforce 570, 120gb SSD and 2tb HDD.

I glanced over most of the files in the collector, but I really don't know what to look for.

I will get any information from him if needed. He's a texture artist/modeler at the company I work for, so he knows how to use software, but he doesn't muck much with hardware from what I can tell.
Thanks in advance for any help!

Best regards,
Hans W.

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