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OS crashes every few months

Q: OS crashes every few months

Every few months one of PCs at my home is really unstable. That PC is a 'spare' machine, so that wasn't a big problem. But it's really irritable because I have to set off power supply for a couple of minutes and hope it'll work stable again for next few months or so.

Could somebody check my 2 newest minidumps and analyze it? Yesterday I installed the drivers for gpu. Sadly, today saw BSOD again.

OS: Windows 8, but earlier on Windows 7 also was the same problem.
Problem: various BSOD every few months.

My machine:
- mobo: Asus P5Q Deluxe (bios version: 2301);
- CPU: E8500 (never overlocked);
- GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4650 (sapphire version with heatpipes, GPU temperature from gpu-z: ~37-38C, I don't play any games);
- RAM: 2x2GB, corsair dominator PC2-8500 (tested also with some Kingston 2x2GB sticks);
- power supply: 550W (bequiet darkpower pro);
- antivirus: Avast;

The first signs of instability: firefox crashes, then later (sometimes) Visual Studio crashes.
This time the crashes started when PC was running more than a day doing some calculations. As always, Firefox crashed first.

BSODs on Windows 8:
DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
and one more BSOD, but I didn't write it down.

Earlier on Windows 7:
error codes:
1A - memory_management
3B - system_service_exception
D2,
24,
1 - apc_index_mismatch

Errors 0x1 & 0x3b often showed when Visual Studio was running.

Each time I see a BSOD on Win8 the text with it is all blurry and hard to read. Is it normal?

What I tried (with Win7 as OS):
- change RAM sticks, change slots, put only one stick. The effect is a lottery: PC is working good for some time (1 day or a couple of months) and then crashes;
- apply the new thermal paste on CPU;
- install system on a different hard drive, change sata cables and ports, change supply cables;

Small observation: some time ago I had Win7 and Ubuntu at one hard drive. While I couldn't boot Win7 at all, Ubuntu was starting normally, working for a small amount of time and then crashing.

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Preferred Solution: OS crashes every few months

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: OS crashes every few months

Run memtest86 AND memtest from hcidesign.com for extended periods. Use driver verifier on the non-microsoft drivers without the low resource simulation.

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Ehhh hell ! :- )

Anyway

I bought new GPU. Titan X. Plug it in. Hell begun. Crash after crash nightmare. Anyway 6 months down the line I tried

2x CPu
2x Mobo
2xRam
2x PSu
3x GPu
5xHDD

And errors still happen...

So here are some of errors... any hints as to what is wrong? :- )

The program VREDPro.exe version 8.0.4.8037 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: 3d9c
Start Time: 01d1383392215cbf
Termination Time: 1237
Application Path: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
Report Id: 7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064

- System

- Provider

[ Name] Application Hang

- EventID 1002

[ Qualifiers] 0

Level 2

Task 101

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2015-12-16T20:33:33.000000000Z

EventRecordID 6832

Channel Application

Computer Master-PC

Security


- EventData

VREDPro.exe
8.0.4.8037
3d9c
01d1383392215cbf
1237
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064
55006E006B006E006F0077006E0000000000
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Binary data:
In Words

0000: 006E0055 006E006B 0077006F 0000006E
0008: 0000
In Bytes

0000: 55 00 6E 00 6B 00 6E 00 U.n.k.n.
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A:BSOD - + lots of app crashes - 6 months of crashes...

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As the subject line implies, I've now had 2 HD crashes in 4 months. I'm running a Lenovo PC with SATA drives. Here's the thing...both times it was my secondary drive. The original drive is fine...so far.

The first time this happened, I had 3 drives hooked up. My C drive, a 2nd drive connected to the SATA connection on the MB, and then I had an external drive enclosure (USB). First, the drive in that enclosure stopped. The bios could find no sign of it, even when I connected it directly to the MB. It will spin for a few seconds and then stop.

The second time this happened (today), the drive was my 1T Seagate that is relatively new. I had earlier performed a Photoshop batch script that adjusted about 700 photos on that drive. All went well. And hour later, I got a BSOD. I allowed Windows to perform the startup thing (I forget exactly what it said) and it couldn't because it could not access the drive. Every time I would try to start the PC, it would go BSOD. Until I disconnected that 2nd drive. Then the PC started right up...no problems. Tried connecting the 2nd drive again and it can't see it. The drive spins up but can't be found.

So my question is, could the onboard controller, or something else (power supply?) be causing this or is it simply a coincidence that I've lost 2 drives in 4 months. I don't think I've lost 2 drives in the previous 10 years

Ideas? Thanks in advance....
 

A:two HD crashes in 4 months?

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Hi everyone,

My computer has been crashing several times a day for almost 2 months now, and I'm at my wits' end.

I've tried absolutely everything I can think of, and followed advice from this and countless other forums, but unfortunately I'm not very good at this 'under the hood' stuff when it comes to computers and I just really can't figure out what's causing this.

So here I am - I've never posted here before, but I'm hoping that someone will read this post and be able to help me out in some way!

When I restart the computer, a box appears, stating: 'Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown'. The box contains these details:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA800467B060
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C4D8
BCP4: FFFFFA8004763620
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1


I tried to attach the dump file to this post, but it says I don't have permission - not sure how to get around this??

Anyway, any help much appreciated!! Thanks
Hel?na

A:Repeated crashes for 2 months

Well first place to start is, is there any correllation to anything your doing? ANy specific program? Or when opening a specific folder?

Or does it seem to be utterly random?

If the latter, the normal thing to do is remove half the ram to see if it goes away, if not swap sticks and try again. Bad ram is a frequent cause of totally random crashes.

Is that a laptop? If so the running memtest86 for several hours may have to be done instead...

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At random times while I'm using my windows 7 computer the screen and sound will stop, and all programs end, though the computer keeps running. I then have to perform a hard reset. If there's any more details a helpful person could need, please ask.

A:Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi people,
I have facing this crashes for a past 3 months , i had windows 7 home premium 32 bit version which had the same problem now for time being i switched over to windows xp for trouble shooting but still the problem persists with random crashes

My specs are
AMD athlon II x2 @2.8Ghz
2*1GB transcend ddr2 ram
currently running windows xp sp2 professional 32 bit

posting my dump file along with this post , hoping for some valuable help . Really fed up because of this PC problem in the midst of my studies

Thanks in advance

A:Frequent crashes for the past 3 months

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\jai007\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\Mini030812-01.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_rtm.040803-2158
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055c700
Debug session time: Thu Mar 8 04:05:52.203 2012 (UTC - 7:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:20:13.778
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
.........................................................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...........
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 10000050, {acc81a28, 0, b9dfc35c, 0}
Could not read faulting driver name
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Over the past 3-4 months my computer has been having some bad crash issues. I need help determining whether the issue is because of overheating due to having to use my brothers oldstock cooler (which has very little thermal compound on it) or if the problem is driver related.

It all started when I was forced to replace my cpu cooler as it was broken. The only option I had (tight for money) was to use my brothers old stock cpu cooler. It had a little bit of thermal paste on it so I didn't feel like it would be much of an issue. While I was playing CS:GO suddenly my computer crashes, sometimes the sound would loop and sometimes I would get a BSOD. I have read countless forum posts about other people with similar problems but I have had no luck so far. The crashing seemed to become more and more frequent, and eventually the only way I could run my computer consistently without crashes was if I used the integrated graphics to hopefully bottleneck the cpu, and I also changed power plan to power saver. Doing this seemed to have helped - although I do still get crashes. My cpu would be running at 70-80 degrees IDLE. I cleaned a hell of a load of dust out of the cooler and running with integrated graphics/power saver it would run at 30 degrees idle. Despite this, I was still getting crashes, and every now and again I would get a BSOD. Some of the errors I have had include;
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (or something)
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
there are 3-4 more different errors I have had but... Read more

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I have been having occasional random blue screens over the last couple months. A couple happened in late October, and then 4 just over the last week. Most of them come up with different Bug Checks and drivers.

I've uploaded all 6 dump files to this post if anyone can analyze them.

Thank you!

Ryan

A:Random BSOD crashes over a couple months

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Hi,

I built a desktop along with a friend a few months ago and within days started having issues. We managed to resolve all of his issues and most of mine besides this thread stuck in driver crash. For my friend it was an issue of windows update replacing the graphics card driver with an older one. When we did the same fix for me it reduced the frequency from ~every 2 hours to every few days but obviously hasn't resolved the issue.

I have googled the problem in every way I can and I've tried every single thing I can find. At this point I think it must have to be a hardware problem but was hoping that someone here could look into the crashlogs and see if there is a fix i can do.

I have tried running DDU and reinstalling the latest drivers with no success and everything else is up to date as far as i can figure. Also the specs are attached as well.

Im pretty keen to fix this ASAP so if you need any more info I will supply it as fast as i can.

Cheers, Moldy

EDIT:: also not sure if its related or really what i means but I've experienced 2 red screen crashes

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I realize the title of this thread is a little out there, I wasn't quite sure how to best describe what I've been dealing with but, yes, I have been dealing with this issue for multiple months at this point. Anyway, it occurred to me that being able to read dump files might give me some more insight into the problems I've been having. However, try as I might, I have found no resources on how to actually read and decipher these files for myself, just a lot of blog posts and videos about how to generate dump files or read the BSoD as it's actually happening, which is extremely unhelpful, as you might have experienced yourself. So, I decided to bite the bullet and actually make a post on the forums here.

I suspect that the issue is related to my GPU. It's one of the "founding members" of my rig, so to speak, so it's been chugging along for around four and a half years at this point, and I've had some issues over time, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was the problem. Plus, it probably ought to be replaced at this point anyway. But, just in case, I decided to triple check and make sure I wasn't buying something I didn't need. I'd hate to get a new GPU only to still have the same problems, or worse, end up having whatever is causing these problems now ruin my brand new tech.

I'm uploading two different files, I suspect that they are the same but I don't know that for sure. I noticed when I was creating these .zip folders that the DM Log Collector couldn't acces... Read more

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SORRY! Please delete. Have to try one more thing before bugging you guys with this.

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I update and save quite a few files each day, and I can see in File History that there are many saved versions for these files.
This would fill up my backup drive fairly quickly, and therefore, I need to reduce 'Keep saved versions' from the default of 'forever' to about 3 months.  But does this mean that all files older than 3 months will be deleted my File History backup?
 What happens to all my files that have only ever been saved once, but are older than 3 months?  Are these retained in File History or deleted?
The forums on File History do no make this very clear.

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Hello,
 
Okay first of all I would like to say I have been having on going issues for months to almost a year... I have tried everything I can think of... Including wiping harddrives to DoD standards with dban, gparted etc.... I have tried monitering my connections with wireshark...  I have tried several differet anti- (virus and malware) programs including paid version of kaspersky, malwarebytes, bitdefender, eset.....
 
This problem also has involved some black hat hackers compromising my system and bank account, credit card etc all being hit and continueing to do so... I have switched ISPs , changed hardware, thrown away devices including cell phones and laptops... It seems that they were also backdoored into several of my devices and were using several different methods to continue to spread and infect other devices.. These devices include android, iphone, ipod, ipad, netbook, laptop, smart tv and even my dvd player (java).. I have tried to ask for help and seek help for this and no one can figure it out or think this cant be real.
 
I have now thrown out all laptops, and all phones at the same time and started from scratch but having issues on a brand new laptop... I am not sure this is the same issue as before... However, I would like and really appreciate if someone could help me out and view my logs and make sure.. because I have been through hell and back with all these issues.. Loss of finances, time, and sleep... SO, I truly appreciate any and a... Read more

A:Malware, Spyware, And hackers...equals months and months of going insane!! help!

GMER 2.1.19357 - http://www.gmer.net
3rd party scan 2015-06-29 18:38:16
Windows 6.3.9600  x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\00000036 HGST_HTS721075A9E630 rev.JB2OA3J0 698.64GB
Running: 11ybrc3o.exe; Driver: C:\Users\M4M8A\AppData\Local\Temp\kxldypow.sys
---- Modules - GMER 2.1 ----
Module   \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\iaStorA.sys (Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver - x64/Intel Corporation SIGNED)(2014-09-02 06:28:41)                                                fffff800f9c65000-fffff800f9f1b000 (2842624 bytes)
Module   \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\edevmon.sys (Devmon monitor/ESET SIGNED)(2015-01-30 23:13:30)                                                                                          fffff800fa393000-fffff800fa3d2000 (258048 bytes)
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I don't know whether I have a malware problem, or a hard-drive-in-death-throes problem, or what. But I figured it was best to start here, so if it's not a virus I can go over to the XP forum with that ruled out.

Over the past few months my desktop has been steadily driving me nuts. First it began giving me BSODs at random intervals, anything from a day to a month apart. (Currently, about once every three weeks.) The most common error is 0x0000008E, but I've also had 0x00000019, 0x00000024, 0x1000000A, 0x0000004E (PFN_LIST_CORRUPT), 0x0000007F, 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL), and 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA). Usually it crashes at startup, but it has taken as much as twenty minutes. I've tried defragging the hard drive, using a registry cleaner, and replacing Sygate firewall (see below) but nothing appears to have worked.

Then Sygate starting occasionally crashing while I was online. I replaced it with PC Tools free firewall, which hasn't had any problems. (Yet...)

Somewhere in the last several months (hard to say whether it was before or after Sygate and the BSODs, it seems to have been creeping up for a while) Firefox developed an increasing tendency to hang. It reached the point where it was basically non-functional for a good quarter hour after connecting. During that time doing anything - maximising or minimising windows, accessing the start menu - took forever. Then Firefox started crashing - constantly. I worked my way through the official trou... Read more

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Site looks great... But, when you put in OT at work and have a new born at home it's hard to visit your favorite forum.... I had a quicky for the group to help solve - a 3 parter.

1st part - create a user form to display xml data - what is the vba code to display an xml node in a user form text box.

2nd part - create a macro that when run captures the hilighted words in the current PPT slide then displays it in the VBA userform textbox.

3rd part - on the same userform create a button and code that when clicked will add the text from the "selected text" field then add it to the XML doc.

thanks in advance for the input,
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This computer got a virus several months ago. It redirects the browser and doesn't allow me to do a lot of things, so I got frustrated back then and stuck it in the closet. I fired it up this morning, deleted a bunch of programs, and decided to give it another try. Here's the DDS Log:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Marc at 16:40:26 on 2012-06-18
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3006.1956 [GMT -7:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\1774633010:3443472790.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:down for months

I know, being patient is one of the rules, so I apologize in advance. Maybe the title I chose, "down for months" gives the impression that I'm not too interested in resolving this issue - I don't know. I am very interested in getting help with this. I realize this is free voluntary help, and I appreciate that. I noticed that I've had 28 or 29 views, but no one has replied. I'm honestly not trying to seem impatient. Just curious that's all. I have no idea what's wrong with this computer, or how to read that DDS log. My concern is that, since there have been 29 views, I'm assuming those who do know how to read that log have looked at it and decided not to get involved, for whatever reason. If someone who reads the log and doesn't want to help could just leave me a reply saying, "You're screwed - your computer is now an anchor" that would be very much appreciated also.

Thanks again and sorry if I seem impatient. I'm not . . . much

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:37:34 AM, on 9/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\soffice.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
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For around the past three months I have been getting the bsod. I have changed hds and reformatted twice to load the os but still get this bsod. Whats strange is that the puter may work fine for days and then crash or then start to crash over and over (reformat). I am getting tired of reinstalling the os so is ther anyone here who can read these minidumps and maybe tell me what to look at first, thanks.

A:BSOD 3 months

For some reason I cant read the minidump files. What errors are you
getting when it bluescreens? When you format are you using the
xp format utility?, if so bad idea, xp does a very poor job at that. If
you had os problems before the format, you will more than likely
have the same problems after the format.

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I am about to change the MB battery for the third time. I'm pretty sure its drained again as if I switch off the mains power to the unit overnight, the system reports checksum error on start up and loads bios defaults. System calendar reverts back to 31 Dec 2005, with duff clock time

If I leave the PC turned off but connected to power socket, everything is fine for the next start up

I have a foxconn 975 MB. Any ideas what could be causing the batteries to drain so soon - should last several years
 

A:On 3rd MB Battery in 6 months

Probably a fault in the MB, there's not much you can screw up that will do that. I'd be shopping for a new MB.
 

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I have a simple 8 GB USB storage drive (dane-elec, looks just like this: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41tMIDsGrAL._AA260_.jpg) and have been using it for a long time now. Today I lent it to my friend so he could give me some little game he wanted to share. He put the file on the drive then gave it back to me, and the trouble started. When I put the drive in my computer it said "USB Drive Not Recognized."
I am unable to work around this no matter what I try. My computer is XP and my friend's is 7. I have tried it on both of these and two other XP computers, same error on all of them. All of these I know work using other USB devices, so it is this driver that's the problem. I have tried everything I can think of. The computer's troubleshooting was where I started. I have tried re-enabling it and have uninstalled the driver, though now it is not letting me reinstall, as it doesn't recognize it as what it is in the first place.
After all of this, it is still messed up. I am guessing whatever file my friend gave me got corrupted somehow, but I have never heard of a corrupted file causing this. I know this wasn't his fault, at least purposely. I have looked all over the net, wasting 2 hours trying to find a solution. I hope someone here has one.
 

A:USB not recognized after months of use

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Hi,

I'm fighting a BSOD for about 50 days now, It's happening randomly in different situations for a minimum of two times daily.

I'm suspecting that my memory is the problem (2x2GB Chaintech APOGEE) as it appears in a weird way in Gigabyte easytune (some times appear as one memory module, other times with different frequency and properties for each module).

I ran Memtest86 with one module at a time and there were no errors.

I also ran the Windows 7 Memory test on both modules with no errors.

CPU: Intel i7-930

Mainboard: Gigabyte X58A-UD3R

Display: Geforce GTS 250 1GB

HDD: Seagate 1TB SATA

Windows Version: Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Windows Type: Full Retail

Hardware Age: 2 Months

Windows Age: Around 50 Days (Repaired Two Days ago)

Running Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 11.0.0.232

I appreciate any help, This BSOD causes a serious pain & I lost work many times because of it.

Thanks in advance.

A:BSOD for 2 Months

One error is caused by Kaspersky.. will check further.. and others will be here to take a look. I would recommend removing it and replacing with MSE or another antivirus
Attachment 113115

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I built my computer about 2 years ago. Here is the hardware:
Gigabyte GA-EG45M-DS2H motherboard
Intel E8500
Corsair 8GB (4x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 DHX Memory Non-ECC Unbuffered CL4(4-4-4-12)
3x Samsung SpinPoint 1TB hard drives
Running Windows 7 in 64-bit

Every three or 4 months, the computer "dies". At start up i get blue screen saying:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
A process or thread crucial to system operation has been unexpectedly exited or
(some other stuff about did i just install new hardware etc)
Technical information:
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007699730, 0XFFFFFA8007699A10,00
XXFFFFF80002D9FF40)

Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump...
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk:

Over the last couple of years this has happened 4 times. What I did in the past was to re-install the operating system on a new, blank hard drive, and then copy over all the info from the previous hard drive. That has worked fine, which makes me believe this is not a problem with Windows, but possibly a problem with the motherboard.
What i also find strange is that after installing the OS again, things are fine for about 3 of 4 months, then ... BSOD!

Are you able to tell me more about the error message, the reason for this problem, and how to solve it?

Many thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Alex

A:Same problem every 3 months.

Can you please provide a JCGriff report as mentioned here? Thanks. That'll give us enough to feed on.

While waiting for us to analyze, you may also want to do some hardware tests in the meantime. Here's some options:

CPU: Prime95 (Torture Test; Large FFTs; 9+ hours)
RAM: Memtest86+ Run overnight (or at least 7 passes)
HD: Seatools (Short & Long Self Tests)
GPU: MemtestG80/CL

To add, you can turn on Driver Verifier. Any crashes produced while it is on have a much better chance pointing us at an offending driver (if it's caused by a driver).

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*sigh* OK, here goes:

So I designed and built this PC as a "budget build" for myself and my boyfriend back in October as gaming computers. However, we have identical issues, and after several attempts to fix them after so many months... I must humble myself and ask you guys for help, even if I did something stupid

Specs of my comp are below. As I'm typing this, I'm going through the Mobo guide to see if I really did just get parts that do not match up, but go ahead and point out any red flags.

So. The problem.

I have been blue screening constantly over the past 7 months or so. At least once every day. Whenever I have a blue screen, I have one of two messages pop up; Memory Management, or Page Fault Error. The first one is way more prominent, about 90-10.

I don't get it. I had an IT friend help me put the damn thing together so that I wouldn't do anything stupid, but this keeps happening. I'm almost thinking I have the RAM in the wrong slots in the mobo, but I am unsure if that would make me blue screen once a day (or more).

I have reformatted Win 7 *many* times thinking it was the problem, and I'm at the point where I don't think it's a software issue.

I'm open to all ideas, comments and solutions <3

Thank you!

(I have read the building a comp guide that's stickied at the top, but I must have overlooked something)

EDIT: Just realized that I need to post my specs manually.
MoBo: ASUS M4A88T-M AM3 AMD 88... Read more

A:Eight months in, I'm still baffled

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Two months ago, I got many BSOD's, and with the help of this forum, the problems were resolved.
Since then, I have not encountered any problems.
Until today. Got a BSOD with a message Bad_Pool_Header
I have not installed any drivers or any software lately. So I do not have a hint what could cause the BSOD.

Here is the result of SF Tools:

Thanks for the support.

A:First BSOD since 2 months

We've seen a number of BSOD issues with SSD's. Here's the information that I've compiled so far:





There's not a whole bunch available to test SSD's. The "easiest" test is to remove the SSD, install a platter-based hard drive, install Windows and test for stability that way.

Here's some suggestions:
- Update the SSD's firmware to the latest available version (VERY IMPORTANT!!!)
- Update the motherboard controllers drivers to the latest available version from the controller manufacturer (NOT the mobo manufacturer unless you can't find any on the controller manufacturer's website). Be sure to update ALL controllers on the motherboard! I STRONGLY suggest not using controller drivers older than mid-2012 with SSD's.
- Slow the memory (RAM) down to the next slower speed (I've only seen one person who claimed that this worked for them).
- Use any manufacturer's utilities that you may have. If you don't have any, then try this free one (I haven't used it myself): Crystal Dew World
....NOTE: Recently (Nov 2011) we had BSOD issues with the Marvell 91xx controller and an SSD. You may have to switch controllers also.
- Replace the SSD with a platter based hard drive and see if that stops the BSOD's. If it does, then it's likely that there's a problem with the SSD OR an incompatibility with your system.
06 Dec 2011 - This post tends to confirm issues with certain SSD chipsets and certain controllers - [SOLVED] cant find the cause of BSOD F4 - Tech... Read more

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W32/Rootkit.BAK
I have recieved this virus W32/Rootkit.bac, and its stopping any updates and other applications! I can't seem to find out how to remove it or where it is, my virus scan says it will be deleted after I reboot but it returns as soon as i try viewing anything on the web, i thought by uninstalling and then re-installing Internet Explorer would help but it hasn't, does anyone know what to do? I BEG FOR YOUR HELP!!

I have it for months now and i really need it sorting, i almost reformatted my PC.. but i dont have any external storage to back everything up!

Please helpp!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:08:55, on 17/07/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\advisor\Broadbandadvisor.exe
C:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe
C:\Windows\system32\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:W32/Rootkit.BAK - I've been ignored for FOUR MONTHS! Please help :(

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i know this is off topic but im leaving on vacation to turkey (the country im turkish) for two months i'm not bringing my laptop in the fear of it getting stolen by customs officers (lool) so i might not have computer access for the whole time. i really love these forums and like helping people and getting helped by people so i will really look forward to when i come back (bad grammer i know lool) sorry again that this is really really off topic but just wanted to say bye bye and to make this thread at least alittle on topic heres the list of parts im buying for my new pc build
any tips on making the new build better are appreciated

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811156180 (not using psu)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822136074
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16824116010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814102094
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16817371001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835100007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820211066
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103776
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814998101
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835150007 (6 of them)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835128014
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812195004
&... Read more

A:cya guys in two months

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After 6 months of using a brand new computer with Windows Xp home (SP2 fully updated) licence, i got a message about registering my product again. I did all the procedure of registrate my copy, succesfully. But when i rebooted my computer i got the same message about registration. I tried to contact microsoft but by now i dont have any answer. Do you know anything about, is it a virus?
 

A:re-register after 6 months?

Registration or Activation?
 

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A warranty is supposidly 12 months yet i have only had mine 1 1/2 months and is says i only have 8 months warranty left, somethings wrong there and looking at the dispute page it looks like you cant dispute it until they says its run out????

A:warranty 12 months ????

Hi Is it registered with HP? When registration occurs the warranty would be adjusted to start from the born on date (I think you press ESC and then F1 to view this). So if you could try that and then ask again if there is still a difficulty.



Happy 2 [email protected]

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so i got a laptop a few months ago and i've bee using that at college instead of my pc. I turned of my pc so it wouldn't just be running for a while for no reason. i turned it on a week or 2 ago and there is just no picture. ive narrowed it down to my video card which is 2 years od, 7800 gt. i used that little digital to analog converter thing but i used the same one and plugged it into my laptop and works great. i've taken the video card out, cleaned the dust out, cleaned the inside of my computer. what should i do?
 

A:pc has been off for months, no now picture

No picture even after removing and reinserting the card? Try a new video card.
 

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Never thought too much about it until reading some threads here. My Disk Defrag was set to once a week which I think is default. AFAICT my disks have always been 0% fragmented.

I don't think it is defragging them to get them to 0, they are not fragmented to any degree, according to Windows.

I decided to change the schedule to once a month based on some comments that defragging too often can be bad. So after eight days I analyzed C: and it still says 0%.

The computer is 7 months old, has 70GB of data and has had a lot of things moved in and out. Shouldn't there be some fragmentation at this point?

I previoulsy used Auslogics on a different computer and understand Windows may not find as many fragments as Auslogics or others.

I just wonder if it's really possible to be 0% fragmented for so long?

A:0% fragmented, for seven months

Did you run Analyze Disk?
You have to run Analyze Disk to get the new fragmentation after each defragmentation.

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I had to shut down my ISP, laptops cannot use and even Iphone was told by apple to turn off and contact authorities.  Nobody seems to want to help.  I have been cut off.  I have a new cell phone but it is already giving me problems and am using my hot spot right now.  Please please tell me what is going on.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537
Run by CASEY J at 2:35:50 on 2015-03-29
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.3986.2291 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k apphost
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPWMISVC.exe
C:\$SysReset\Framework\Stack\SystemResetOSUpdates.exe
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A:Please help!!! I have been trying to fix for over 2 months. Have lost everything

# AdwCleaner v4.113 - Logfile created 29/03/2015 at 03:43:36
# Updated 22/03/2015 by Xplode
# Database : 2015-03-28.1 [Server]
# Operating system : Windows 8  (x64)
# Username : CASEY J - KCHP
# Running from : C:\Users\CASEY J\Desktop\AdwCleaner.exe
# Option : Cleaning
***** [ Services ] *****

***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

***** [ Scheduled tasks ] *****

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

***** [ Registry ] *****

***** [ Web browsers ] *****
-\\ Internet Explorer v10.0.9200.16537

*************************
AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [679 bytes] - [29/03/2015 03:28:15]
AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [607 bytes] - [29/03/2015 03:43:36]
########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [665  bytes] ##########

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:37:33 AM, on 3/8/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16722)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360\Engine\4.3.0.5\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Users\Jennie\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/fix_homepage
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
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~2\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common F... Read more

A:Redirecting for 4 months or so

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Hi guys,
Yesterday I finally, after doing a lot of reading about this imaging, decided to go for it, with this macrium reflect.
But as soon as I opened the program (macrium) it offered me to create some disk (recovery disk?) which I accepted of course.
When it came to insert the CD which I did, this message popped up that the CD has to be erasable. It was a CD-R
Now I wonder, since it will be my first imaging (I should take a complete one) if one CD will be enough and what kind of CD should it be. A CD-RW??
Will this OS partition (Windows 7 professional) with a couple of programs installed, fit on a CD?? Should n't I use a DVD instead?? Maybe a couple of DVD's?? If so should it be DVD-RW
If it matters, my ODD is a DVD burner blue ray.
Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.

A:Imaging PC after several months being used

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pare


Hi guys,
Yesterday I finally, after doing a lot of reading about this imaging, decided to go for it, with this macrium reflect.
But as soon as I opened the program (macrium) it offered me to create some disk (recovery disk?) which I accepted of course.
When it came to insert the CD which I did, this message popped up that the CD has to be erasable. It was a CD-R
Now I wonder, since it will be my first imaging (I should take a complete one) if one CD will be enough and what kind of CD should it be. A CD-RW??
Will this OS partition (Windows 7 professional) with a couple of programs installed, fit on a CD?? Should n't I use a DVD instead?? Maybe a couple of DVD's?? If so should it be DVD-RW
If it matters, my ODD is a DVD burner blue ray.
Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.


Macrium isn't going to image your HDD to the CD, it wants to create a one time recovery disc, that you can use to boot to, to run Macrium should you not be able to enter the windows environment, or prefer to boot from the disc to recover from a saved image. This is just creating a boot disc that will allow you to boot from the CD to run Macrium should you need to/desire. Go ahead and burn the disc, and boot from it to see how it works. You can then use Macrium to make an image of your hard drive. This will be on a 2nd HDD, internal or external, preferably. Backing up to CD's or DVD's would take many discs, and it... Read more

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So what will happen with my:

Windows 8 Release Preview
Evaluation Copy. Build 8400

Is there a way to turn it from a preview into Windows 8 Pro?
Can I install over it? (and keep everything the way it is: programs, settings, etc.)
Can I continue to use it as a preview or will my computer evaporate into a cloud of smoke if I do that?

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The beginning of this year my laptop caught a virus. Trojan! and the moment i got rid of it all of my administrator privileges kinda stopped working. and this seems to apply to all files with exe. I have to always run as admin. but before i didnt have to right click and run as admin. if this makes sense. Ive followed the tutorial that "BRINK" has posted up. Id rather have my laptop back in its original state then going through all my programs and selecting all to run as Admin. My main account is Administrator. I have tried and googled as much information i can but nothing could HELP! ANYONE with a good and real Solution please HELP me out..

Thank You

A:ive been having the same problem for Months! Please HELP! S.o.S

Unless you at least tell us who made your laptop, it's very difficult to help you.

Use this link to find out your system specs, and then use the link in paragrah 5 to post them up so we know what we're dealing with.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hi,

I have a computer since 2 years. It is an assembled Intel Celeron D345, 3066 MHZ.
My CPU fan starts creating noise almost every 2 months. The first fan lasted around 10 months but over the last year I have been changing a fan every couple of months. Noise starts, then temperature going above 70 C. At one instance the computer was shutting down due to overheating.

The noise completely disappears after I replace the FAN but for two months.

Can you please tell me how can I resolve this problem for good. The FAN type I get is the only one available in the market.
 

A:CPU Fan dying every 2 months

I agree with Zenosincks that the fan you are using must be garbage. Most replacement fans are, unless they are ball bearing

3 solutions.

1. Buy from the CPU Manufacturer one of their heatsink/fan combos. This will usually last from 1-2 years.

2. Buy a 3rd party fan solution such as Thermaltake or Zalman. I use a ZeroTherm Silent UFO cooler which pushes 42.8 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of air through the case on and yet only runs an average of 19 Db, so it is extremly quiet. I have been using this on my homebrew machine for a couple of months now and it is a joy not to hear the fan.

3. On my homebrew gaming machine, I use a vapor phase exchange cooling system to the CPU and GPU. Although I built this myself, there are such packages on the market. They are also known as compressor cooling systems. You can also look for water cooling systems by Zalman Thermaltake or Koolance. Koolance in particular makes a nice system that mounts on the top of the tower, with all the controls at your fingertips.


Larry
 

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My computer has been hijacked by malware, spyware, and what not. Blank desktops, popups, multiple norton warnings are an everyday thing. I am tired of this.

I posted this in another forum but did not get help.

Can someone please help me here. I'd be so grateful.

Given below is my Hijack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:21:02 PM, on 7/15/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\jecsccgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\MultiPASS4\MPSERVIC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Been Dealing with this for Months. PLEASE HELP !!!

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Hi tech guys, I am a non-tech chick with a big problem. I apolgize up front for the long message...anyway, I came across your site after one day turning on my PC and discovering it was hacked, nothing but porn site after porn site would come up. I searched for boredlife, which seemed to be a common thread in my newly reconfigured PC, and discovered the Christmas Eve post discussing spybot and adaware.
A bit of background...I have a cable connection to the web and never turn off my PC. For the longest time, I had it logged in as a controlled user, but it quit working and went in as admin to test a few things and then got hacked. (Ok, I admit, I never re-logged in as the controlled user). Then the porn started, so just to keep my daughter from the porn, I turned on the content filter. Annoying but successful....I was running zonealarm so I was a bit more confident than I should have been...but...it appears that whatever hacked me has the ability to reset zonealarm. Per your recommendations, I downloaded spybot and adaware and ran them, found lots of 'bad stuff' and for a day things looked better. But as soon as I rebooted, you guessed it, I'm back to some nasty porn sites as my home page. And now, I can't even go into Tools\Options in IE, because I get a message saying that the rights for this user are restricted (And I am in as administrator!). I tried logging in as the controlled user on my PC, but it is prompting me to change the password, saying it'... Read more

A:4th hack in 10 months

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Hello everyone, I have looked around everywhere to try to sort my problems out but I've had no luck. Now I've decided to bite the bullet and ask for help. I had a computer built about 3 months ago. Everything was fine at first, then I started to get BSOD.

First the errors were due to 'a clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor' but now they are going into a more serious 'uncorrectable hardware error'. I'm after potentially pinning down the dodgey component and sending it back, or fixing it - and I'm hoping someone would be kind enough to help. I'll try to provide as much info as I can:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800DD05028
BCP3: 00000000B2000000
BCP4: 0000000000100402
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

I've also included my latest .dmp file. Here are my system specs:

Intel Core i7 2600k 3.4GHz Socket 1155 8MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor
Asus P8H67-M EVO R3 H67 1155 Socket 8 Channel HD Audio mATX Motherboard
Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II 1280MB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 1.5V Non-ECC Unbuffered
Samsung SyncMaster S22A300B LCD LED 21.5" DVI-D Monitor
OCZ 750W Fatal1ty Series Semi-Modular PSU
Antec 900 Nine Hundred Case with 200mm Top Fan

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A:3 months of BSOD,

It is much easier to find patterns, etc, when there are more than one crash. We prefer you wait until you have at least two so that if one is corrupt the other probably wont be.
That being said the single log blames BCC 101

STOP 0x101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT troubleshtg

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Hi all,

Never tried using a forum before so please excuse me if I do something wrong.
I'm desperate.
I built this PC with a little help from a computer savant. He helped me chose the pieces and I put it together. It's about 15 months old. Recently it fried the main SSD from which the OS booted (after 11 months of use). It was of course my fault for filling the SSD more than 80% (I have no computer certifications, I go by instinct most of the time and then learn the hard way) ... so it wouldn't surprise me if I have something to do with the computer failing so much now.
I've also had the feeling that my system has never really ran at full potential.
I think my BIOS settings need seen to as well. It's all on "default", when I think they can be tuned according to the components... but I don't know how to do that

Anyway, I'll do my best to answer and follow the guide you provide;

? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Nothing, I built the tower from scratch
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? No, pirated version of Windows Ultimate 7
? Age of system (hardware) 15 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Twice, because fried the SSD in January-ish this year

? CPU AMD Phenom II X4 980 Quad-Core Black Edition 3.70 GHz
? Video Card AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
? MotherBoard Asus M5A88-M EVO AM3+
? Power Supply - brand &... Read more

A:50 or so BSODs in the last 2 months

Welcome to TSF!
Quote:




? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? No, pirated version of Windows Ultimate 7




We're not allowed to help with illegal software here as per the TSF Rules:
Quote:




You may not ask for assistance with any deemed illegal activities such as but NOT restricted to the following::

software pirating




When you have a legit version of Windows installed, please return and start a new Thread if you still have problems.

/locked.

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I'm working in Access 2007. I have a Query that has the following (3) Fields: [Product ID], [Total Value], [Month]

I want to take this query and have it calculate a difference of the total value between 2 months.

Any Ideas?
 

A:Comparing Months

Do you need to total the months first?
 

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Hi, Inspiron 13 7000, 2 months out of warranty and they are telling me its tough, pay for repair at 80% of original cost, if this is not uncommon then is this a design fault that can be challenged ?
Pretty poor customer service, theres no way the part is costing them that.

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I have had 107 BSOD's the last two months, and when I sent the computer into the shop to get fixed up, the only diagnoses the geniuses had was that there was nothing wrong with the computer. This Gateway SX2850-33 was bought in mid-December and has been crashing since April 12th.

I have looked at BlueScreenView and done debuggers (dumpchk/WinDbg). Here is the output from the debuggers


Code:

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

Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\030211-23322-01.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 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02e11000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0304ee50
Debug session time: Wed Mar 2 11:41:49.869 2011 (UTC - 5:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:51.024
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
....
*******************************************************************************
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A:100+ BSOD's last 2 months

reopen your debugger, load the minidump as normal
then use the command

lm t n

the paste a code of the driver dump info.

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Hello there.I brought my HP laptop from PC World in Feb, I'm still paying for it through finance. The only stock they had was their display model so I brought that one.The laptop won't turn on anymore. When I plug the power in it flashes white next to the charging hole and that's it. I've tried removing the battery for 60 seconds and re-trying but it doesn't work.Please can somebody help.Thanks

A:Won't turn on - only had for 4 months.

It does still have full HP warranty so if worse comes to worse. You have tried the hard reset which is the easiest thing to try. The only other thing that might be easy to do is check the AC adapter to see if it is putting out power. Take it to any electronics store and they can test it with a voltage meter. If the AC adapter is good I am afraid you have had a catastrophic hardware failure (dead motherboard) which will require warranty replacement.  

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so a few months ago my laptop randomly began running slow. Nothing was opening and i couldn't connect online. I restarted it and it stayed the same only my laptop wouldn't shut down. I figured it was some form of malware but nothing was picked up when i scanned it. I decided to reset my laptop to it's factory settings but the problem remained.

I was getting help from malwareremoval.com just to be sure there wasn't anything infected on my laptop, which there wasn't and i was referred to this site for help.
so here are my current symptoms

my laptop wont shut down or restart. It wont even go to he windows is shutting down screen, it stays on the desktop (works in safe mode though)

It would start up really slow until i stopped some programs from starting though startup inspector

and i cant update windows. when it automatically updates it gets stuck during the download. When i go to control panel update its get stuck and nothing happens. If i go to windows update the screen turns white and get stuck. I had a bit of success after i used dial-a-fix and managed to get into microsoft update but it jst stayed at the inspecting system part. I've even downloaded xp sp3 from a different site but still does not install.

so im not sure what else i could do so i hope anyone here can help

please and thanks

A:Issue I've had for a few months now

Hi .

System manufacturer and model?

How much RAM installed?

How much free space currently on Windows partition...how large is this partition?

As a start...I suggest running the chkdsk command.

Go to My Computer, right-click on C:, select Properties/Tools tab.

Click the Check Now button under Error Checking, select both options. click Start.

Answer Yes to dialog box which appears.

Reboot the system...the chkdsk command will execute. Upon completion, system will boot into XP.

Louis

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