Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

T460s reboots unexpected after closing the lid

Q: T460s reboots unexpected after closing the lid

Hi! My brand new T460s (20FAS29T00) running Windows 8.1 Pro with lastes updates from Microsoft and Lenovo, reboots from time to time after I close the lid.I've checked the forums and I found a lot of similira cases for older models but not a single solution for that.

Read other answers
Preferred Solution: T460s reboots unexpected after closing the lid

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.)


hi everyone,currently i am using thinkpad t460s, i got a problem: when i close the lid it doesn't sleep. i have checked the option sleep when close the lid already. i also play around with power option for a while and still can not get it to sleep after closing the lid. this is so annoying, i have to manually press ctrl + 4 to take it to sleep. 

Read other answers

Hello everyone, I've run into one of our Thinkpads T460s notebooks in our company which goes into a BSOD error when the lid is closed. The laptop is setup so the laptop remains ON when the lid is closed for convenience. The error shows the faulting module: dxkrnl.sys.  I know the issue is related to the graphics display driver (Intel HD 520) because as soon as I uninstall the driver the issue goes away. Unfortunately not having the proper driver installed prevents the laptop from connecting to an external display. which is important to our current docking station setups.  The laptop is currently running Windows 10 x64 1703 with the latest Intel Display Graphics adapter driver: Version (N1CDT40W). I'm wondering if installing an old version of this driver would solve issue. Is this even an option? Thanks!

A:T460s BSOD when closing the lid

Is there more info in the event log?  I believe that even if the laptop "does nothing" when the lid is closed, it still turns off the backlight for heat and power consumption reasons..

Read other 1 answers

I am running XP pro and lately have been getting some unexpected reboots. Here is my HJT log....any suggestions?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 4:19:49 PM, on 3/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Krista\Desktop\HiJackThis_v2.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ca.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://ca.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/...arch.yahoo.com
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ca.yahoo.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - (no file)
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOW... Read more

A:Unexpected Reboots

Hi, can you please follow the instructions in this sticky topic, and then post the requested logs?


Also, creating multiple posts for the same issue is known as "flooding", and is against forum rules. Please take the time to read them.

Read other 1 answers

I recently purchased an Acer 5740G notebook computer. Windows 7 Home Premium was pre-installed.After only a few weeks of use the machine began to spontaneously reboot. Sometimes this can occur three or more times at intervals of less than 30 minutes and sometimes it can run for more than a day without any observable problem.I have run a thorough chkdsk on the hard drive, run sfc /scannow and five passes of Memtest-86 v3.5. All of these showed no errors or violations. I have also regularly run "Advanced System Care Professional" and "CC Cleaner" (amongst others) to check and repair registry errors, application paths, etc. I can't see any correlation with any application or process. It can happen in the middle of anything I am doing, or when the computer is idle.Below is a copy of the "Hijack This" log and I wonder of it gives any indication of a system or software problem. I will be very grateful for any help with this frustrating problem.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:30:12 PM, on 2/05/2010Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 3\AWC.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\WordWeb\wweb32.exeC:\... Read more

A:Unexpected reboots

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. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

Read other 2 answers

For about a week now something strange occasionally happens while I'm using my computer. It suddenly shuts down and reboots completely on it's own.
When it reboots its shows the "Windows was not shut down properly" screen with the "Start windows normally" choice highlighted. I do so and I'm back in business. But I never know when it's going to happen again. Today was the third time during the period I described.
Any idea what's causing these unexpected reboots?

A:Unexpected reboots

What version of Windows are you using ? That sounds like a recent version of Windows, like 8 or 10. But you posted in the DOS / other forum? DOS predates Windows 1.0.

Try going into Control Panel > Device Manager and see if there are any yellow icons. If so, see what the error messages says in it's Properties. And try to right click Update the driver.

Read other 1 answers

My computer has unexpected reboots. I cannot tell when or why these will happen. However, if I try to run SFC, or repair console or even defrag, the machine reboots on me. I have unchecked the box on the "reboot system" thing but I still dont't get an error or blue screen it just reboots

Deckard's System Scanner v20070318.32
Run by Krista on 2007-03-21 at 15:08:30
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 4 Restore Point(s) --
4: 2007-03-21 21:08:40 UTC - RP4 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
3: 2007-03-20 21:19:09 UTC - RP3 - Removed J2SE Development Kit 5.0 Update 9
2: 2007-03-20 21:18:23 UTC - RP2 - Removed J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 9
1: 2007-03-20 20:48:41 UTC - RP1 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.

Performed disk cleanup.

-- HijackThis (run as Krista.exe) ----------------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:09:48 PM, on 3/21/2007
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\W... Read more

Read other answers

I have a problem, my PC dont work normally, I reinstal Windows because he restart from him self several times till he start up, but now he do it again. I test RAM, try stability test everthing is super acept when I whant to turn him on he make problems. Can someone tell me what to do more??????
I have instal Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

A:unexpected reboots

Before installing Windows 7 did you check that all the hardware was compatible by running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor here? : Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

Read other 7 answers

When i run IE 7 on windows vista and attempt to search using their search bar (made my default google), internet explorer closes unexpectedly, with no error message and no pop up saying "send problem to microsoft blah blah blah". does anyone know why?

A:internet explorer unexpected closing

Read other 15 answers

Windows 2000 occasionally reboots unexpectedly. Any ideas on what the cause might be and how to resolve this issue? My latest Hijack This log is posted here:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:56:33 AM, on 3/4/06
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-L... Read more

Read other answers

Hi everyone,
I'm watching the forum long time as unregistered user. So now my first post is true when the rough came up. As mentioned in the title I'm experiencing unexpected reboots and sometimes BSODs.
More details about my new (1week old) system

Mobo: GA 890GPA-UDH3
VGA: On board ATI4290 +128GB DDR3 sideport memory
CPU: PhenomII X4 965 BE 3,4 GHz
Memory: Corsair Kit 2x2GB CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 DDR3 1600
PSU: CoolerMaster RealPower620W
Keyboard/Mouse Microsoft wireless desktop 5000

Last week I installed my new components build up the pc and install a fresh new W7 Ultimate 64bit. After OS I installed gigabyte drivers. In the mean time windows update took place. so may be some drivers were already installed from windows update. Afterwards I installed AVASt home antivirus.

Later I experienced my first reboot, one hour after a BSOD and so on...
For the record there were no overclocking setting
After reading some related posts I did the following:

1. Manual setting for the memory timings 9-9-9-9-24 and voltage 1,65V as stated from corsair
2. BIOS update
3. Uninstall AVAST / install Microsoft Essentials
4. Download latest drivers from gigabyte and install them.

Still facing the same at least one reboot or BSOD daily. It is random and not after specific software/application excecution.

Finally I downloaded autoruns+Windows7&Vista and collected related files as suggested in other thread.

I had a business trip so i didnt spen... Read more

A:Bsod and unexpected reboots

I see possible malware involved:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft Antimalware
Date: 2010-09-27T22:30:28.000
Event ID: 1007
Task: N/A
Level: Information
Opcode: Info
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: Raphael-PC
Microsoft Antimalware has taken action to protect this machine from spyware or other potentially unwanted software.
For more information please see the following:
User: Raphael-PC\Raphael
Name: HackTool:Win32/Keygen
ID: 2147593794
Severity: Medium
Category: Tool
Action: Remove
Status: The operation completed successfully.
Signature Version: AV: 1.91.632.0, AS: 1.91.632.0
Engine Version: 1.1.6201.0
Please check with our Security forum to make sure none remains. Follow these directions: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

Install these Realtek drivers:

Enable driver verifier: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ed-473665.html

If the BSODs continue, please follow the BSOD sticky again.

...Summary of the Dumps:

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Mon Sep 27 15:58:54.124 2010 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:21.389
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff800030ac3a4, 0, ffffffffffffffff}
Probably caused by : memory_corru... Read more

Read other 4 answers

About once a day my screen suddenly goes black and the computer commences a reboot. I can find no common factor in either what I'm doing at the time or how long the computer has been running; it seems to happen at completely random times. I don't think it is an overheating problem as it has done it, though rarely, soon after the initial boot up. It has never done it twice in a session, even when I've been working for several hours. To my knowledge I don't have any programs that do updates followed by reboots except those that remind me beforehand. I've had the problem for several weeks. Any suggestions please?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-6300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 19 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 8136 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 8600/8700M, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 199 GB (110 GB Free); D: 248 GB (242 GB Free); E: 15 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 2AF6
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

Read other answers

If I try to run SFC, or reinstall XP pro or run trends online virus scanner lately my comp just reboots on me. I am suspecting some form of virus....any thouhgts?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 4:19:49 PM, on 3/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Krista\Desktop\HiJackThis_v2.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ca.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://ca.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/...arch.yahoo.com
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ca.yahoo.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - (no file)
F2 - REG:system.ini: U... Read more

A:Unexpected Reboots[moved from xp]

Hi whizzkid3

I'll let the malware-experts in the Security forums give you their feedback on the log, they have more experience in HJT logs (they'll give their feedback in your thread over there). I don't see anything at first glance.

Once you get a clean-bill of health from our Security experts:

Try changing a setting: right-click "My Computer", select "Properties", then "Advanced", and in the "Startup & Recovery" section - click on "Settings", then in the "System Failure" section - remove the checkmark from the box "Automatically Restart". If a fatal STOP error is occurring, this will let you see it. Copy it down & post it here.

Also check in your Event logs for errors that coincide with the restarts. Go to the Event Viewer to view the logs - it's in the "Administrative Tools" in the Control Panel (in "Performance and Maintenance" if you have Control Panel set to the category view). To view the details of an Event - right-click it and select "Properties".

Best of luck
. . . Gary

... I noticed that you have had many malware scanners active recently -- have any infections been found recently? If not, what symptoms have led to your wish to reinstall?

Read other 13 answers

Toshiba laptop random shut-down about one minute after booting
- PC auto restarts with "DOS window options" ... I chose "Restart"

Windows showed this window (image) ...
Before clicking anything I copied this from the Windows has recovered from an unexpected shut down window

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 3081

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 100000d1
BCP1: 000000D4
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 8B3D718B
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
Then another another small window "searching for solution (?)" self dismisses
- then all is normal.

I considered lodging this thread on BSOD forum but instructions there emphatically state "only if BSOD"

When I try to open C:\Windows\Minidump\040415-15069-01.dmp ... "Access denied"
- a padlock on 'Mindump" folder
C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-31231-0.sysdata.xml ... I dont know what to do with "sysdata.xml

? Fan is running most of the time ... Read more

A:PC Unexpected shutdown, then reboots itself


Read other 5 answers

Laptop when running Windows hangs or reboots in the middle of the "rotating balls. When you run Linux too. When you start with the external USB-the-same. All Lenovo BIOS Tests are successful. In DOS mode boot working.Tell me, what could be the problem, how can I fix it?

Read other answers

I m having trouble diagnosing a problem.
Im using a 3d program on XP. I was experiencing hangups and crashes and when rendering a frame sequence the computer would crash to desktop or sometimes reboot itself or sometimes just say completed when it wasnt done all the frames. IF any ones knows about 3d rendering then you will know that each frame is rendered seperately to make a sequence of completed frames with the color, texture and lighting baked into a single image frame.

I have a feeling it is hardware but it may also be software. or a combination of both.I think it may be hardware because even in WoRD i was having weird things happen like when i went to paste and copy an image to make labels it was pasting the copied image into the cell but it was appearing as a white box only. but if I saved and restarted the program it would then show the correct image file in full color. As soon as I tried to copy and paste the image again it would do a couple correctly but then it would paste these white blank boxes and I would have to restart the program to see them correctly.????weird i know

I have reinstalled the OS to win2000 and that seemed to fixed the hangups and freezes so far when working in the 3D program. But when rendering it rebooted once so far before it was done the sequence. I have turned off the system failure option to reboot when there is a system failure and so far when testing it doesn reboot itself but it will say my render is completed before it gets alll of t... Read more

Read other answers


First of all, thanks for being here to offer advice. This problem has been driving me crazy.

About two months ago, my relatively new W7 x64 machine started rebooting without warning. Lately the problem has escalated slightly in that it's also occasionally throwing BSODs, though not all that frequently. Please see the .zip file for all the sordid details. The reboots are the really annoying thing: they seem to have become more frequent recently and can happen three or four times a day now. Sometimes they'll even happen if the login screen isn't touched for ten or fifteen minutes after boot-up.

I started investigating this problem by looking at the minidumps and trying to isolate and remove the more obvious possibilities: a rather elderly Wacom tablet (now uninstalled, though it never caused any trouble before November), a new Lexmark printer (which was added to the system in November, also now uninstalled). The uninstallations have made no difference to the reboots, which continue to happen at unpredictable intervals.

The system is a custom build from Scan in the UK, delivered to me at the end of July '10. The processor is an Intel Core i3 530 2.93Ghz (overclocked to I think 6 Ghz.) on a Gigabyte H55M-UD2H motherboard with 4G of CMX memory, Artic Freezer Pro and Akasa Amberfans. There are two Samsung HDs (500G system drive and 1 T storage drive) and two Optiarc DVDs: everything's in an Antec 300 case with a Corsair 650W PSU. Display adapter is an ATI Radeon HD ... Read more

A:Frequent unexpected reboots & some BSODs: help!

Hello and Welcome. : )

BugCheck C9, {22e, fffff880047d7818, fffff9802361adc0, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\wacomvhid.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for wacomvhid.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for wacomvhid.sys
Probably caused by : HIDCLASS.SYS ( HIDCLASS!HidpMajorHandler+0 )

1. Disable Driver Verifier
2. Update Wacom mouse:

wacomvhid.sys Fri Feb 16 12:29:28 2007
WacomVKHid.sys Thu Feb 15 18:10:54 2007
3. Update Intel Management Engine Interface driver:

HECIx64.sys Thu Sep 17 15:54:16 2009


If crashes persist AFTER the above updates, uninstall Symantec and install MSE as the replacement.

Crash Dumps:

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\010411-33368-01.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 (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03202000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0343fe50
Debug session time: Tue Jan 4 05:27:24.882 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:45.818
Loa... Read more

Read other 9 answers


A tricky one for my first post. Using a Dell Inspiron 530 running XP Pro SP2. various unexpected reboots and BSODs, but will focus on one specific BSOD which occurred on July 25.

User, not me, was working with MS Publisher.

Having followed instructions elsewhere on Bleepingcomputer, I offer the enclosed output from MS Windows Debugger:

[codebox]Microsoft ® Windows Debugger Version 6.9.0003.113 X86
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini072508-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.070227-2300
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055c700
Debug session time: Fri Jul 25 13:27:00.423 2008 (GMT+1)
System Uptime: 0 days 6:03:32.214
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
ERROR: FindPlugIns 8007007b
* *
* ... Read more

A:Unexpected Reboots, And Occasional Bsods

Thanks for the dump file, it'll help in narrowing down things. The crash occurred in win32k.sys - a core Windows system file. Although this is where the crash occurred, it's not necessarily the reason for the crash.The parameter c0000005 indicates that the crash occurred due to a memory operation. The actual operation was that it was told to access a memory location that did not exist.The process name that it's associated with is spoolsv.exe. This is the Microsoft Printer Spooler Service and is another critical part of the OS.So, in short, there's a problem with a driver accessing memory that doesn't exist and the print spooler is involved in this. So, I'd suggest uninstalling your printer to see if the BSOD events stop. If they do, then download a new copy of your printer driver from the manufacturer's website and install that.If they don't stop, then it's likely that either remnants of the driver remain (and are causing the BSOD) and need to be removed or that there's a corruption in the Microsoft Printer Spooler Service. If the latter, then we may have to resort to SFC.EXE /SCANNOW or a repair install to correct it.Another option is to enable Driver Verifier (without uninstalling anything), and see if it'll force a BSOD which names the driver (you'd have to perform an analysis of the BSOD event to locate it). To enable Driver Verifier, use this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244617Two important points when usi... Read more

Read other 4 answers

I have no idea what is going wrong.
The model is an Acer Aspire One netbook (10.1 D270).

After a few minutes, it just reboots. This happened recently.

How can I diagnose the problem?

I can see nothing strange in eventvwr.

I would like to try some diagnosis before I try the shotgun trial-and-error approach (system restore, reinstall windows, change hardware).

memory diagnostic and disk checking (the tools that run with a restart) returned no errors.

Any suggestions?

I understand that I haven't provided much info, but I'm not sure what to provide.

There is no BSOD.

I don't believe a minidump is created either.

Temperature is within expected bounds (no higher than 45)

Also happens in safe mode.

Also, the RAM is not original, I'll try replacing the original chip.

If it turns out to be the RAM, what tool/s should I use to verify its integrity?
Also, there is no CD drive. So I need a USB boot utility if anything but the standard windows test (which I ran only with default settings).

A:Win 7 Starter, unexpected reboots, very quick after startup

Hello Silmeria .... though it is not a BSOD, still I'd suggest you to post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions. The files obtained this way will help us to have a closer look to the issue.

Read other 2 answers

My computer is randomly rebooting and I'm getting random error messages saying something has shut down unexpectedly. Sometimes when the computer reboots I get a message telling me "Windows has recovered from a serious error". The last time it did this when the machine rebooted it came up to Check Disk and ran a scan, which found nothing.

I've scanned with MSE, MBAM and SAS. I have a complete ghost of the system from the 30th of December 2010.

This machine was recently cleaned with help from y'all but it still seems to be a little flaky.

Here's the link to the last thread on this machine;


Thanks in advance for the help!


A:Random Error Messages and Unexpected Reboots

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.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.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.I would like to get a better look at your system, please do the following so I can get some more detailed logs.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OKDeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OKDo not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.IMPORTANT! If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.Download DDS:Please dow... Read more

Read other 13 answers

I can't believe that this kind of service exists for free... You must be a very generous group of people!!

I am using a Sony VAIO (VGN-NR498E), with Vista SP1, and Kaspersky Internet Security. KIS has not detected any malware today, although a few days ago, utorrent.exe was identified as "Trojan.generic," and I uninstalled and deleted the file. Additionally, my online banking password was changed last night (There is a small chance that I just forgot what it was, since I've been changing all of my passwords lately.. but I don't believe that is the case). I have only had this loptop for a couple weeks. I got it because my last one was infected with something and I couldn't even start Windows, within only 2 days of it beginning to act funny (I suspected a keylogger)..

Following are my HijackThis log and DSS main.txt (extra.txt attached):

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:14:28 PM, on 7/15/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Wireless Wizard\AutoLaunchWLASU.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelp... Read more

Read other answers

Hello, Im new to theese forums, but I bumbed in here while driving down on the google highway, searching answers for my problem.

So, here is the story of my past week.
I decided to update my old computer a bit and ended up buying a SSD for OS, new mobo, new DDR and a new case.
I did a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit on the SSD and formatted the old partition that was for the Windows installation.
There we no errors during the install.
Now during gaming or running BOINC, my PC just reboots, no BSOD or anything, like complete powercut and restart.
This leaves no error message to the event messages, except for an error that Windows was shut down unexpected.
Ive tried a whole lot of tips and tricks.
One interesting thing was that the computer had restarted while running memtest86+ in Windows, I wasnt at my computer while it had happened, so I do not know if it said anything.
Ive completed Disk Check before Windows boot, Ive done sfc /scannow and it completed 100%.
Ive upgraded my BIOS to the ASUS Latest, NVidia drivers updated aswell, ive returned the stocksettings for BIOS, made sure that there is nothing there to OC it automatically.
Seems like something happens during load usually.
Atm my computer is running memtest86+ v4.2 USB Boot, gonna make sure if its the memory problem.
During the test, Id like to hear if anyone has any ideas on what to test next if the memtest doesnt bring up any problems.
Thanks beforehand,

- H

A:Windows 7 based custom PC reboots unexpected

1h and 1 pass later, gonna keep it on but doesnt look like memory is the issue here.

Read other 2 answers

This started 2 days ago and has happened 5 times since then.  There have been no warnings/errors/BSOD, just random shut down as if it was an unplugged desktop (laptop with full charged battery).  After crash, reboots to options of safe mode as system did not shut down properly.
The specifics: 
This is a Dell Inspiron 5737, only 7 months old
OS is Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
Everything is updated
I have run all system diagnostic utilities available, including CHKDSK, with no errors reported and no issues anywhere
Dell tech support lied to me yesterday and told me they fixed it by unchecking the "Automatically Restart" box under "Startup and Recovery" and telling me it was an issue with a windows update that caused the crashes, yet the same thing happened again this morning, so apparently they didn't fix anything and just installed a couple of Dell optimization programs, each triggered AVG warnings and have since been removed.
If anyone can tell me what is going on here and how I can remedy this problem I would greatly appreciate it.
Here is a MiniToolbox report just compiled :
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 21-07-2014
Ran by TMoyer (administrator) on 11-10-2014 at 15:34:07
Running from "C:\Users\TMoyer\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium  Service Pack 1 (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
======... Read more

A:Unexpected shut down and reboots, no BSOD or any other errors/warnings

Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

Read other 21 answers

Dear Forum,

I have had an ASUS n551jk for about five months now and am very pleased with it. I keep it clean by running malware checks every week en clearing out my folders. However, since a month or 2, my laptop has started booting up after closing the lid.

In the settings it is configured that when I close the lid the laptop should go to sleep, which it does. But quite often when I take my laptop out of its cover after I haven't used it for a while it is piping hot and the battery is empty; obviously, the laptop has rebooted itself.

I have checked whether this is caused by my network configuration, which is not the case. I fear that the overheating when my laptop reboots while in its cover may damage its performance, so I am looking for a solution.

Can anyone help?

Thank you!

A:Laptop reboots itself after closing the lid. Need help!

Firstly I want to point out a Laptop should never be placed in a sleeve if it is not turned off.
Secondly the problem can be caused by a Microsoft service running that momentarily starts, to look for updates etc.
Make sure Windows Update is turned off, or even better, turn the Laptop off.

Read other 4 answers


My problems began a while back and I thought I had beaten them but maybe I didn't clean everything as well as I thought.

I frequently run low on hard disk memory on the partition where my OP is located and I have been moving things around between disks to free up space. The PC is often slow and I have presumed that this is a memory problem, however I'm often in the middle of running a program (especially Ad-Aware and Spybot) when the machine reboots spontaneously. I had to run GMER 8-9 times before I got a log.

So herewith my files as instructed:

DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by SD at 10:07:42.32 on Tue 28/04/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.61.1033.18.736.107 [GMT 10:00]

AV: Norton 360 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: Norton 360 *enabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Pr... Read more

A:Low memory, slow, frequent unexpected reboots and suspicions that I have a trojan

Hello Snowflake101,

I'm not seeing anything in your logs. If you still require assistance, run this online scan to search for any remnants. It can take some time, so please be patient and allow it to run it's full course:

**Vista users - right click on the IE icon and run as administrator

Using Internet Explorer or Firefox, visit http://www.kaspersky.com/kos/eng/par...avwebscan.html

1. Click Accept, when prompted to download and install the program files and database of malware definitions.

2. To optimize scanning time and produce a more sensible report for review:Close any open programs
Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scan

3. Click Run at the Security prompt. The program will then begin downloading and installing and will also update the database. Please be patient as this can take several minutes.Once the update is complete, click on My Computer under the green Scan bar to the left to start the scan.
Once the scan is complete, it will display if your system has been infected. It does not provide an option to clean/disinfect. We only require a report from it.
Do NOT be alarmed by what you see in the report. Many of the finds have likely been quarantined.
Click View scan report at the bottom.

Click the Save as Text button to save the file to your desktop so that you may post it in your next reply

Read other 1 answers

This strange thing keeps happening from time to time, sometimes weeks in between, sometimes within the same 15 minutes.
The preface:
When a movie (NOT ANY OTHER MEDIA FILE) reaches it's credits, I tend to close the media player like everybody else would. In Windows Mediaplayer (6.4) I don't bother with the STOP button before tapping the little "x" to close the entire thing, in PowerDVD I do before hitting the EXIT.
The thing:

The Background:
Win2k latest SPs and Updates
ASUS A7N8X-X Nforce 2 Ultra 400
512MB Kingston approved.
Athlon 2600 (no overclocking /tweaking whatsoever)
Windows Media Player 6.4 or 9.0 (tried both on different installations), PowerDVD or WinDVD (-"-), BSPlayer, necessary hand-selected video codecs and filters (no codec packs or such suicide stuff)
Nero Suite 6

What I've heard so far from ppl I told my story:
POSSIBLY Nero ver 6.x.x.x.x Suite, as it contains the highly problematic InCD or Easywrite Reader (...?)
POSSIBLY the sometimes buggy "Web content" preview window in the Win2k Explorer, which shows little thumbnails of pics as well as movies (...?)
POSSIBLY chipset drivers (done, up to date 'n running)
POSSIBLY codec messup (nope as I am a professional in that matter)

A:Reboots upon closing WinMediaplayer or PowerDVD

You forgot, possible directdraw or overlay problem with video, directmedia, or directX drivers. Also, load newest video card drivers.

Read other 3 answers

I don't know how it's possible, but it happened.. Must be some new feature they never advertised, but should!!

The other day, Vista (Ultimate 64) was nagging me to reboot after installing some updates.. I kept putting it off but finally it wouldn't let me put it off for as long.

In any event, I walked away to get some lunch and when I got back, my PC had been rebooted. I logged back in and things looked like it was starting up normally..

But then I see down my taskbar, that I have three programs still open!! I'm like WTF? How is this possible?!?! They were: Outlook, an Unsent/Saved Draft of an email, and another Email which was just open.

My web browser windows, and multiple tabs, were all gone though..


I opened IE7 to begin getting my desktop back in order and get my email tabs all opened up, when suddenly I saw that IE7 had all my tabs in it as soon as it loaded!! I could not believe this!!

What's REALLY weird, and I think is confirmation that something had happened, was that I now had 4 tabs in one IE7 instance, whereas before I had two instances of IE7 (cascaded horizontally on my 22" widescreen displays) each with 2 tabs - one set was for email and one was for forums I frequent. But now, IE7 loaded up and I had all 4 of these COMBINED into a single IE7 instance (which btw, I'm trying to figure out how to move tabs from one IE7 instance to another, but there doesn't seem to be a way!)..

In any event, I can not believe it still, thus I... Read more

A:NO WAY! Vista Reboots WITHOUT Closing Apps???

Windows Vista 64 ultimate has done this to me as well. It's kinda of a feature than a problem. It opened up the last programs that were running before the shutdown. But I never had windows update reboot without me telling it to. That's a new one.

Read other 8 answers

Since a few weeks ago after I installed Windows 7 x64 I keep on getting random BSOD but not frequently (number of 3). First one I really didnt paid attention how it happen but the second one was after exiting a game of Counter Strike Global Offensive and entering teamspeak to talk after a few seconds BSOD. The last one i got i searched on the web how to find the error and i manage to get the file and the error state.

The bugcheck was: 0x00000050 (0xfffff900c5844cf0, 0x0000000000000000, 0xfffff9600031c69d, 0x0000000000000000).

A:BSOD at random times when closing pc or closing browser/applications

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.

Read other 5 answers

Hello everyone, I'm having the issue noted above. BSODs attribute the crash to either one of two files: cdd.dll (most commonly) and win32k.sys (only once). Screen turns jagged, goes black and then BSOD but only occasionally. I've had this crashes happen to me only 4 times in a whole week already. World of Warcraft crashes were all succesive, but after updating Catalyst drivers it never happened again. PC was crash-free for 3 or 4 days (thought it may have solved the issue and I could stop worrying about faulty hardware components) but yesterday night closing Chrome it happened again. I turned off Aero desktop after that, just in case.

The problem is I can't find any Memory dump or minidump for those BSODs even though settings are on for that (maybe MEMORY.DMP is too large? I have 15 free Gb out of 320 on my boot drive. I changed it to minidumps just in case. Oh, also, it was already set to overwrite so no idea what's going on). Could not find them manually nor could SF Diagnostics tools which I just ran.

My rig is new, only about 3 months old and no hardware changes since. The only components coming from my older PC are the boot HDD and graphics card. The only thing that's happened is 3 or 4 power outages in December but BSODs started only last week. If any hardware components are malfunctioning they are luckily under warranty but I need to determine if that's the case.

Only other strange thing is that, when gathering my rig's data for this post, Everest shows my Motherboa... Read more

A:BSOD when resizing/closing World of Warcraft, also when closing Chrome

Hi Haxiel.

The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Now wait for another BSOD. When it occurred, search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. See if the crash dump is recorded or not (hopefully it will be recorded).Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Dont run any disc cleanup tool before you upload another zip.

Read other 2 answers

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 15:03:56, on 18/09/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)Running processes:F:\windows\System32\smss.exeF:\windows\system32\winlogon.exeF:\windows\system32\services.exeF:\windows\system32\lsass.exeF:\windows\system32\svchost.exeF:\windows\System32\svchost.exeF:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeF:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeF:\windows\Explorer.EXEF:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeF:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeF:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeF:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exeF:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeF:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exeF:\windows\System32\svchost.exeF:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEF:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeF:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeF:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~3\NPROTECT.EXEF:\windows\system32�... Read more

A:Winfixer Ads Non Stop Ie7 Closing And Firefox Closing Slow Startup And Etc

well my problem started 2 nights ago when i was browsin the web then i gotten a popup from winantivirus PRO 2006 aking to install and stuff since then my internet explorer has had problems from closing BSOD's winlogon.exe crashing most stuff will not close such as ctfmon.exe in task man and IE7 closes everytime a popup happens abnd the same pop up comes up non stop closing IE7 fyi this is my dads pc and he will murder me i i dont get this fixed ive used 2 anti viruse scanners Kaspersky and norton both cant find the problem norton finds a downloader virus and a .cab file of the installer for winantivirus and .tmp files in the windows/temp folder
so please help me fix this

Read other 10 answers

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

A:Slow browser, IE closing, Outlook and Yahoo closing

Hi Elise,
thank you. I ended up getting rid of PC Tools Internet Security and switching to AVG Basic Free. I think most of the major problems went away.
Yahoo has stayed up, Outlook has stayed up, browser seems to work quickly, facebook didn't have floating text and pictures anymore, was able to do some posting, sent some large emails. But, and not exactly sure, IE has frozen up, but not as often. The dds program you had me run this morning froze and I had to do a hard shut off, task mgr didn't respond and the weirdest thing of all, the clock stopped. Can't say I have ever seen that. So I am not sure what exactly is going on, if it really is malware or some setting is messed up. I wasn't able to run video on a site last night. Major improvement since I got rid of PC tools, but not quite right. Sorry, nontechie.

DDS (Ver_2011-06-12.02) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26
Run by Jean at 11:53:53 on 2011-06-23
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3062.2037 [GMT -6:00]
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Disabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Disabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:&#... Read more

Read other 16 answers

About 2 weeks ago it was apparent that laptop #1 was infected with antispyware XP 2009. My husband tried to solve it himself without waiting for me, I'm the problem solver in the house. Anyway, he purchased Shield Dekuxe which didn't seem to work. He downloaded the trial version of StopZilla which found bad things and quarentined them. Things were working fine.

Today things are not working again. I can open IE and it will bring up the home page (google.com) but anything typed in the search box or clicked on from the drop down list of frequently visited sites just closes IE. I also cannot search. The window will open, but clicking on anything (files/folders, documents, etc) immediately closes the window. I also cannot find Windows Explorer.

Shield Deluxe is currently installed, StopZilla is uninstalled. We have Zone Alarm installed, possibly. I was doing online chat with Shield Deluxe to get it to work (the internet aspect) and they said to uninstall ZA as it would interfere with SD. I removed ZA using add/remove programs from the control panel, yet when I restarted the computer ZA started up. It is no longer listed in the add/remove programs list. However viewing All Programs from the start menu shows a folder for Zone Labs. Since I can't find Windows Explorer and I can't search I can't find the folder to delete its contents.

Laptop #1 is a Compaq Presario running Windows XP and currently cannot use the internet due to the above problem.

I am usin... Read more

A:Possible virus, IE closing, search window closing

Here is my Hijack This log from yesterday:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:53:11 PM, on 11/15/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\PCSecurityShield\The Shield Deluxe 2008\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\PCSecurityShield\The Shield Deluxe 2008\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
F:\Anti Virus\HJTInstall.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\... Read more

Read other 2 answers

I need some help , sometimes when i try close the PC my screen gets error and it doesn't shut down, and when i start or close some games it gets me the BSOD error saying that there is a problem with cdd.dll Adress 972CB768 base at 872C0000 date stamp 4a5bd922

A:BSOD while closing the PC or closing some games, CDD.dll error

Quote: Originally Posted by leinchetzu

I need some help , sometimes when i try close the PC my screen gets error and it doesn't shut down, and when i start or close some games it gets me the BSOD error saying that there is a problem with cdd.dll Adress 972CB768 base at 872C0000 date stamp 4a5bd922

Obvious to anyone. You have three malware apps running live at the same time. You have Avast, Kaspersky, and AVG.

You need to remove them all and install Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST.

If you continue to crash even after removing them upload the DMP file as you have old drivers that need updating.

Read other 1 answers

I am using Windows XP Professional Version 2002. When I close an open document in Word, it closes the whole program. Does anyone know how to fix this. Thank you.

A:Closing a document in Word without Closing the Program

Read other 15 answers

we are getting internet through proxy server everything works fine but suddenly users, unable to get internet after that we find out ProxySettingsPerUser values changed to zero,even after changing value to one it is becoming zero after system reboots
and we tried to delete the key but it reappears after reboot kindly help 

Read other answers

we are getting internet through proxy server everything works fine but suddenly users, unable to get internet after that we find out ProxySettingsPerUser values changed to zero,even after changing value to one it is becoming zero after system reboots
and we tried to delete the key but it reappears after reboot kindly help 

Read other answers

I'm having an extremely weird vista startup error.
I just built my computer about a month ago and installed Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP-1. It took me about 15 tries, but I finally got vista installed. I updated the drivers for the graphics card and sound card, installed Norton Internet Security 2008 and Supreme Commander: FA, and it started doing this weird restarting stuff.

Once booted up, my computer runs fine. It runs Supcom: FA perfectly at all max settings with no slowdown and has never crashed once. This makes me think it is not a hardware issue.

Here's where the problems start. Every time I turn on my computer, the graphics card cycles the fan high, then low, high, then low eight times before it boots. It didn't do that before. I want to fix that because it takes a long time and the noise is annoying.
Once it boots up, I get the "Windows Error Recovery" screen and if I select "start normally," it starts to boot (green loading bar) then gives me a bluescreen for ~1/4 second (too fast to read or get a pic of) then reboots.
I get the "Windows Error Recovery" screen again and select "use previous settings" and it will sometimes start normally, other times I have to repeat this process. Every time I start normally, it crashes and reboots. Once it's booted, it works fine.

I tried booting off the install DVD and running "Repair My Computer"
First, I said no to using system restore. It said there was a patch... Read more

A:Vista 64-bit Startup Error: Reboots, Crashes, Reboots, Works


Read other 2 answers


I just built a computer yesterday using a Coolermaster Haf 912 case, Gigabyte 880GM-D2H motherboard, AMD Phenom II quad core 955, Crucial Ballistix 4 Gb, WD 1 Tb Scorpio blue hard drive, Cool max 700 watt PSU, DVD drive and Windows 7.

It keeps rebooting and or blue screening. I can't even have it on long enough to download updates and try to update drivers before it crashes. I checked the bios temps and they are 34c and 41c. DDR3 memory is running at 1.5v. I tried reinstalling 7 and the same issues.

It will stay on in safe mode and I also got a Ultimate Boot CD 2010 from a friend and it stays on when I ran that. I don't know too much about the disc so I ran a memtest and it passed. I ran a quick test on the WD diagnostic and that was ok.

Thanks for help in advance.

A:Solved: New install randomly reboots or blue screens and reboots.

Read other 6 answers

I have an older Dell Inspiron. I think I bought it in 2008. It had Windows Vista originally and I upgraded to Windows 7 in 2013.
Recently, when I click to shut down, it will go to a blue DOS looking screen and then reboot. A message will pop up saying something like "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown." It's a pain because I have to wait until it finishes rebooting and then shut it down again.

To clarify, it doesn't do this every time; maybe once out of every 10 or 12 shutdowns. Usually it shuts down normal. It seems to do the "unexpected shutdown" reboot thing when I'm in a hurry.

Any help is appreciated.

A:Unexpected Shutdown that's NOT "Unexpected."

Please click this link https://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html and do those things and post in that section of the forum and not here please.

Read other 1 answers

I have an older Dell Inspiron. I think I bought it in 2008. It had Windows Vista originally and I upgraded to Windows 7 in 2013.
Recently, when I click to shut down, it will go to a blue DOS looking screen and then reboot. A message will pop up saying something like "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown." It's a pain because I have to wait until it finishes rebooting and then shut it down again.

To clarify, it doesn't do this every time; maybe once out of every 10 or 12 shutdowns. Usually it shuts down normal. It seems to do the "unexpected shutdown" reboot thing when I'm in a hurry.

Any help is appreciated.

Read other answers

Hi Friends, I would like to increase the storage capacity of my T460s and I would like to add a second SSD. Would this be possible? If yes, what SSD shall I purchase and how shall I install? Thanks,

Read other answers

I have a client that has this problem. I found this forum through Google and this post (http://forums.techguy.org/archive/index.php/t-270719.html) seems very similar but no good answers.
Doing F8 I turned off auto restart and got the B.S.O.D. stop c000135 telling me it was unable to locate winsrv.

After getting the stop error I found http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=885523 and thought I'd pass it along. It's different than the UMAX scanner KB article.

Going to try to recover now. Wish me luck.

A:XP reboots continuously reboots after SP2

Read other 7 answers

Hi All, I've got a new think pad t460s, and my Ctrl button is acting sticky. When I press on it, it sticks downwards and takes awhile to pop up again.  I did did spill some sticky liquid over the keyboard ytd but I wiped it up real quick and I am pretty sure the Ctrl key was not affected (I don't think it got onto the Ctrl key, and the other keys that got the liquid are fine).  I've tried to peer under the Ctrl key and I don't see any sticky residue but clearly something isn't right! Is it safe to remove the key to give it a clean? And if so, could anyone provide some guidance on how to do so? I've done some googling but it appears that some keyboards cannot be dismantled this way and I would run the risk of ruining the key completely.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!!

Read other answers

Hey, I have a Lenovo t460s with some added memory (20gb total) and win10 and I keep gettings BSODs. I used to run Ubuntu on it and back then the Laptop used to freeze when I woke it up from hibernation. I didnt find a solution so I just stopped usig hibernate. However, some time ago I installed Windows 10 and since that I keep gettings BSODs. Its kind of regular in a weird way, about evry three days.At first the bluescreens only appeared when I woke up the computer from sleep mode (not every time though).Those were always errors "Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe", but with different bug codes (taken from bluescreenview): Bug Check String  : SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTIONBug Check Code    : 0x0000003bParameter 1       : 00000000`c0000005Parameter 2       : fffff801`86737a3aParameter 3       : ffff8008`0cd0ebe0Parameter 4       : 00000000`00000000 Bug Check String  : DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFERBug Check Code    : 0x000000f7Parameter 1       : 0900d42b`efe92ef3Parameter 2       : 0000d42b`efe92ef3Parameter 3       : ffff2bd4`1016d10cParameter 4       : 00000000`00000000 Bug Check String  : MEMORY_MANAGEMENTBug Check Code    : 0x0000001aParameter 1  &nb... Read more

Read other answers

Hello,I have T460s (Model 20FAS18700), it got a SIM slot but nothing appeaed in device manager, can you advise how to make sure if my laptop is equipped with a WWAN? I updated all needed drivers after an upgrade to Win10 enterprise.  BR

Read other answers

Hi,I was wondering if anyone else has a similar problem with the T460s. The p, [ and ] keys have become unreliable on the laptop. If I am touch typing I will notice that words will have the 'p' missing. If I am deliberate when ressing 'p' then it works. Not the end of the world but it is frustrating.Regards,John

Read other answers