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Computer freezing at times followed by either a Blue/Black Screen

Q: Computer freezing at times followed by either a Blue/Black Screen

My Computer recently has been Blue Screening so i factory reset it however it continues to randomly every hour or so freeze everything (cursor still moves) followed by a black screen (cursor still showing and moving). At some times it also instead just Blue Screens than restarts my PC. Help would be awesome I attached a BSOD report

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Preferred Solution: Computer freezing at times followed by either a Blue/Black Screen

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Hello!! Looking for some input on my Hijackthis log. My computer starting acting up shortly after AVG gave me a virus pop up. It boots up ok then either freezes when opening a program or I get the below blue screen. I've ran multiple virus scans and nothing found. Thanks for the help!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 19:20, on 2009-12-22Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\PROGRA~1\IZArc\IZArc.exeC:\DOCUME~1\sales3\LOCALS~1\Temp\ARCA\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http... Read more

A:Freezing computer so times blue screen

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

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I am having a problem where my screen will suddenly go completely black for a few seconds, then reappears, and continues to flash on and off like this probably about 5 times (taking a total of around 30 seconds) and then I get a blue screen of death.

(I think the cursor can still be seen when the screen goes black.)

This happens almost every day I use my computer. It seems the only way I can prevent the system from crashing is if I quickly hit the sleep button before the blue screen can appear.

I am running Vista with all the latest updates. My video card and motherboard are also up-to-date.

This is my video card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125236

Sorry I don't have any info from the blue screen. It disappears almost immediately, and it just never seems like a good time to allow my computer to suddenly crash so that I can try to get the info. =/

Any help on this would be much appreciated. I have been dealing with this issue for a while now. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Display suddenly begins flashing black several times, then blue screen appears

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Hi, I am having several problems with my computer, wondering if I am infected with something? First noticed the computer running slowly. Then began freezing all the time. Then noticed that when I switch to a new internet page at times I notice a small black screen that will pop-up or flash on the page, but only for a second...almost like you'd get on a "run command" type scrren, if that makes sense. Also, I keep getting a security options failure. It seems this only comes after the computer freezes and I try to hit alt, control, delete to bring up task manager. I have tried to run Norton Anti-virus and spybot. I've used CCleaner to remove unnecessary files/clean. The virus software finds nothing unusual (usually some cookies with tracking, but no virus. Any ideas? Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:54:57 AM, on 8/19/2009Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16890)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\16.5.0.134\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A0... Read more

A:Infected? Blue screen, black screen popping up in background, freezing and slow

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

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So for the past 2 weeks I've been crashing none stop usually after playing game for about an hour or just browsing or watching a movie, its a mixture of Page fault in none page area, Memory management, IRQL not less or equal, among others. I don't know whats causing the crashes or any help would be greatly appreciated. i had this laptop for since early december 2009.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 291444 MB, Free - 24376 MB; D: Total - 13495 MB, Free - 2249 MB; F: Total - 99 MB, Free - 95 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3642
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled
 

A:Blue screen of death, Freezing, and black screen

Have you installed anything lately? There could be some program or service doing something that isn't needed.
How's the case temperature? Perhaps it's running too hot.
 

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I am running windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and facing with a big problem,I suppose.
-Black screen sometimes appears after windows is starting(after this)
-Blue screen of death always appears when I am trying to connect for more than 7/8/9/10 times on some of wireless networks,and very rarely appears when I'm playing a game or doing something on the internet.
-Some programs freeze sometimes such as Firefox,DivX Player,Winamp...
Please help me guys!
 

A:blue screen of death,black screen,freezing...

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I am bein plagued by random blue screens and random black screens or freezes. This has been happening for upwards of a year now. I really cant pinpoint what is causing it. Ive done memtest memory is ok.

The specs are

windows 7 64 bit
Antec Fusion case 430w
Amd Athlond Dual Core 4850e 2.5ghz
samsung hd103uj 1tb
motherboard is gigabyte ma78gm-ud2h
2*2gb corsair memory
computer outpute to both hdmi and monitor

I have tried everything somtimes i think it is the amd drivers which are the latest.
done memtest ok.
sometimes getting smart errors on harddrive.
sometimes it seems if just playing videos cause ti one point was only crashing when watching certain online videos.

Done numerous clean installs this is the latest one.
sometimes will do funny things in post like lock up or lines or be slow to post.
i dissconnected dvdr and seems to load up quicker so then thought wasnt enough power for the comp.
I took the computer to a repair shop and the guy said the motherboard was short circuiting on the case. The computer was ok for a couple of weeks but then started again. It can function fine for a while or then just constantly blue screen

Im just totally lost. I have attached the mini dump since the latest reformat .

Please please can some one give me some advice. Thanks shaun

A:blue screen black screens freezing nightmares lol

Code:
dtsoftbus01.sys Thu Jan 13 03:27:08 2011 (4D2EB75C)
Start off by uninstalling Daemon Tools. It is known to cause problems with Windows 7.


Code:
Rt64win7.sys Thu Feb 26 04:04:13 2009 (49A65B0D)
Update your Realtek drivers - here

Run these tests and report back the results
1. Memtest86 - Run for 7-8 passes - RAM - Test with Memtest86+
2. Prime95 - Run all three tests for 3-4 hours each or until fail - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html
3. Hard drive scan using SeaTools - Both long and short tests


Code:
Event[957]:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnostic
Date: 2011-04-14T16:23:40.315
Event ID: 1
Task: N/A
Level: Critical
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-18
User Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: Mallon-PC
Description:
Windows Disk Diagnostic detected a S.M.A.R.T. fault on disk SAMSUNG HD103UJ ATA Device (volumes C:\;D:\). This disk might fail; back up your computer now. All data on the hard disk, including files, documents, pictures, programs, and settings might be lost if your hard disk fails. To determine if the hard disk needs to be repaired or replaced, contact the manufacturer of your computer. If you can't back up (for example, you have no CDs or other backup media), you should shut down your computer and restart when you have backup media available. In the meantime, do not save any critical files to this disk.

Event[958]:
Log Name: System
Source: Disk
Date: 2011-04-14T16... Read more

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I can play MOH in single player with no problems and I can play in multiplayer with no problem, however when I exit the game from the multiplayer mode my computer will blue screen crash. Now I have Black Ops and my computer will freeze, stutter, and lock up to the point I have to hard crash my computer and when I put the latetest video driver the in-game screen will not fill up my wide screen monitor no matter what I do and I still get the freezes, stutters, and have to either hard crash or if I get lucky enough to exit out of it then it will blue screen crash. I was able to play single player ok this morning but when I tried multi-player I again had to hard crash my computer due to it locking up. I have a new alienware with two gts-240 video cards and no viruses of any sort on my computer.

A:Steam, COD Black Ops blue screen crash, freezing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by devgroup2


I can play MOH in single player with no problems and I can play in multiplayer with no problem, however when I exit the game from the multiplayer mode my computer will blue screen crash. Now I have Black Ops and my computer will freeze, stutter, and lock up to the point I have to hard crash my computer and when I put the latetest video driver the in-game screen will not fill up my wide screen monitor no matter what I do and I still get the freezes, stutters, and have to either hard crash or if I get lucky enough to exit out of it then it will blue screen crash. I was able to play single player ok this morning but when I tried multi-player I again had to hard crash my computer due to it locking up. I have a new alienware with two gts-240 video cards and no viruses of any sort on my computer.


These were caused by a bad driver (XenoVa64.sys?). Only way to be sure is to run driver verifier.

Beyond that, please run Verifier with these settings:





Quote:
Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got acce... Read more

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My laptop is running windows 10 32bit pro and ever since upgrading, the computer boots to a black screen but there are other times it will boot up correctly, does anybody have a solution to this

A:Computer booting to black screen, other times it will boot

Originally Posted by StevieMc


My laptop is running windows 10 32bit pro and ever since upgrading, the computer boots to a black screen but there are other times it will boot up correctly, does anybody have a solution to this



Hi StevieMC and welcome to Tenforums.

You might want to try turning off Fast Startup. That solved the problem for me.

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Hello, Thank You for your help. I have gone through the steps of your Preparation Guide. 1. My computer sometimes changes the browser page 2. Other times the screen will flash black 3 or 4 times very quickly, then everything seems normal.3. I ran Spyware Doctor and it said that I am infected with:A) Various iWin.com infections (12 of them in hidden files). One example is: C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/StartMenu/Programs/iWin.comGames/JewelQuest/PlayJewelQuest.Ink (I had deleted all those games, so I don't know why that would be there and when I search for them nothing comes up.) Adware.CoolSavings (7 infections)C) Adware.Snap_Toolbar (6 infections)I guess the other programs didn't find these infections. Since it is just a download I cannot delete these. Should I purchase Spyware Dr to get rid of them?4. Whenever I click the scan button for HighJackThis it starts to scan and then a window pops up a few seconds later after the scan has started that says (I put it in quotation marks):"HijackThis(then there is a yellow triangle with an exclamation point in it)For some reason your system denied write access to the Hosts file. If any hijacked domains are in this file, HiJackThis may NOT be able to fix this. If that happens, you need to edit the file yourself. To do this, click Start, Run and type: notepadC:\windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts and press Enter. Find the line(s) HThis reports and delete them. Save the file as 'hosts' (with quotes),... Read more

A:computer will changes browser page & other times screen will flash black

Something else has started to happen. I have Norton 360 and when I log in as Administrator, it works fine. When I log into my other user account (not an admin acct) it says my "Phishing protection is off" and my "browser is not set to detect fraudulent web sites or authenticate genuine Web sites". When I open Internet Explorer the Norton balloon opens which says: "For best results, we recommend you change your default phishing filter to Norton 360". Then it asks if I want to make this change now. When I click yes, it tells me it will not open in protected mode. So now I just click no and make sure the Phishing filter in the "tools" on the IE toolbar is on. I'm not sure what that's all about.Another problem (will it ever end) that started is when I do a search and pick one of the websites in the list, instead of opening a new tab like it always has, it wants to download it to my computer. Weird. I hope this made sense. Thanks again for your help.Cece

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Once when I was on Internet Explorer, some entertainment site. The second time during the final step of Wins XP shutting down, after you hear the little Wins music.
I haven't installed any new hardware in a long time or updated any drivers. I recently installed Nero and DVD Fab and have been playing around with that.
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed....
STOP: 0x00000050 (0x90563960, 0x00000000, 0x805CFB7A,....)
Beginning dump of physical memory....

WINS XP SP 3
IE 8
 

A:Blue screen error two times...freezes computer

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Hi,

I am new to this forum so i am not sure if i am posting this on the right place, but i hope that i am doing this right

I installed new ram to my computer, i had 4GB ram and i went to 8GB ram. After i installed the new ram the computer restarts when Windows is opening (when i have to type in the password) and blue screen appears with the following error message:

And this will happen the next 1-2 times. After 1-2 tries windows will finally run and there will be no problems, until i turn it off myself and turn it back on. Then the same thing will happen. This is gettin very annoying so it would be great if anyone could help me

P.S i have windows 7 x64 bit

A:Computer restarts (blue screen) 1-2 times, after adding new ram.

Hello Geir01 and welcome to Seven Forums.

It would help to know your system specs. At the top of any Forum page, click on "User CP" and in the left column click on "Edit System Spec". Fill in as much info as you can. Under make/model it would also be helpful if you indicated if the computer was a desktop or laptop.

How many RAM slots do you have total? Have you tried removing the new RAM and using just the original 4GB? Do you still have the same restart problem?

Have you tried removing the old RAM and using just the new RAM? Does computer restart?

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HI,
I was being helped by Quads on the norton community. I know he helps out here too. Quads was helping me but I screwed up, thought I was helping to save time(yes, I know I saved you alot of time now) but I did not follow complete instructions.



This is what was done so far

OTL scan was run

adwcleaner was run

had adwcleaner delete all and reboot

ran combofix

when computer was rebooting it got stuck on the black screen for about an hour

Had to restart it again and when it did it restored to a previous date

This is where I screwed up

Since it was a previous date it seemed like nothing had taken place, no downloads on the desktop.

Ran the otl scan again

adwcleaner again, log looked the same as first time so I deleted all again

Ran combofix and rebooted and it gave me a log

That is where I am stuck, I dont know whether to leave these downloads on the computer, delete them

I dont think that Quads is going to help me anymore since I messed up, so I was wondering if anyone else could help. I just really want to finish what was started. The computer was stuck on the black screen this morning and finally got it restarted after about 5 times. But I do think there is some kind of virus. Still have adwcleaner and combofix downloaded on the computer. Dont know if I should delete them or what.

Thanks

Kim

A:Screen Freezing, search engine redirect and black screen when starting the computer

Read the guide here on preparing logs

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html

and create a topic here

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html

Good luck

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For the last 6 months or so my computer will randomly freeze without blue screening or anything, all video/games freeze, mouse and keyboard no longer work. all i can do is hold the power button. It used to play an annoying noise through my headphones but that doesnt happen anymore. A week ago i fresh installed since i was tired of having so much stuff on my ssd and it still does the same freezing. Sometimes it happens while watching a video or playing a game, other times it happens while idle.

A:Computer Freezing without blue screen

ive ran memtest86 for 13 hours, no errors. ran intel diagnostics on my cpu, no errors. my gpu died so i just replaced it. my oldest part in my pc is my psu and its not a great psu so i was thinking it could be causing troubles? but idk

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my laptop has frozen several times and i encountered the blue screen earlier today. my laptop has been running slower than usual lately too. i'm pretty sure my computer is infected some with sort of virus. i am running on windows xp home edition.

A:Blue Screen And Freezing Computer

i've patiently waited 5 days with no response so i decided to bump this thread to the top.

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My computer has been extremely slow and it keeps freezing. Also, when I try to run the gmer scan, the blue screen of death comes up. I've tried it three times. I don't know what it is because I use bullguard to scan my computer for viruses and it says I don't have any. I have windows vista. Here is the DDS.

DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by staples at 16:59:04.13 on Tue 11/10/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18828 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.2038.777 [GMT -5:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (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\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
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:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windo... Read more

A:computer freezing, blue screen

bump please. and gmer worked now

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Hello, originally my problem is that my internet browsers (Internet explorer, firefox) can not display any kind of pages because of some kind of virus. Also I had some kind of fake Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) asking me to download more fake AV's onto my computer but I knew well enough that it was fake so I close it. This also shows up in safe mode. MSE block me from opening things such as iexplorer.exe or sometimes it would say tskmanager is a virus and it wouldn't let me open anything. So eventually I google this up, and I read somewhere that told me to rename hotfix.exe to hotfix1.exe when I run %APPDATA% so the annoying MSE would stop showing up. It also told me to update my Malwarebyte which I still can not do because I still do not have access to the internet. By the way I am using another computer to type this. So again, I tried to do some more research to fix my internet problem and I found this site that told me to download KillGodzilla.exe and run it and reboot my computer, after that I should update my Malwarebyte but of course, I can't do that because after the WINDOWS loading screen, the blue log in screen doesn't show and displays a black screen which flickers sometimes, after a few minutes it would restart my computer. Also same thing for safe mode. Does anyone know what is going on? Did I screw up my computer to badly? Do I need to reset my BIOS? I am using Windows XP if that helps. I also hav ESET smart security on my computer but I can... Read more

A:Computer blue login screen displays black screen after using KillGodzilla.exe

Anyone have any ideas at all? I waited a few days, and gave as much information as possible already, please?

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Sorry I was looking and looking and I am not sure If am posting in the right forum, because I have more then one problem.
It started with my CD and DVD drives stopping to read any kind of CDs DVDs etc.
I looked for a solution and following advice disconnected them and reconnected them. Then turned the computer back on, but it wouldn't start up...I had to fight with it for days and in the end I had to completely re-install the whole thing and lost all my data. Since then it started freezing up and I've started getting the blue screen. So I've tried to find the problem and thought it might be overheating I opened the one site of the processor and it stopped freezing up, for a few months it was working great! But now it started freezing up and sometimes i get the blue screen again. All this months I've left the processor opened and when it started recently freezing up again I've pointed a big fan at it but that seem to make no difference and it doesn't feel hot anywhere inside. Usually it starts to freeze up more often and quicker when I look at pictures or edit pictures or try to upload or download something. I really don't know what might be the problem. But recently I've also seen that svchost.exe is always running between 20-30K and I've heard that nothing except the iexplorer and explorer should be using so much memory. Does anybody have any idea what is wrong?

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A:Overheating, Freezing Computer & Blue Screen

It is not uncommon for a two year old HP with a Samsung hard drive to experience a hard drive failure... We see hundreds of them. So that would be my first suspect.
Then you have inadequate memory... once upon a time 512 MB was more than adequate, but depending on the software installed, it could be part of your problem.
First thing I would do is call Parts at www.hp.com and order the restore disk set while they still have some in stock. Under $30 with shipping if you can verify the owner and serial number & other info from the label on the back.
You may need this at anytime, and the partition load will not work.
The freeze could be a cpu fan, dirty cooling fan, inadequate or too much thermal past, hard drive failing, memory failing, defective PCI card, and almost any cooling problem.
If you can keep it running, download an run MemTest86 and run it four four hours or 7 passes.
Also, to to the HP site, and look at the available downloads... seeing how many of them have been issued since you purchased the computer. Download and install all of them... including the latest BIOS if issued after you purchased the computer. This same problem can be caused by a defective or out-of-date driver that doesn't work with some of the Microsoft Updates that have been automatically downloaded.
 

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Hello,

I used this forum recently a few months ago to solve a computer issue I'd been having with the blue screen of death and am so thankful for the help I received. Unfortunately, I am having a similar-ish issue again and am hoping for the same luck and can find the solution.

I have a Dell Inspiron E1505, running XP.

Basically, when I open my firefox or internet explorer, I can't use it for more than 10 minutes without my computer freezing. Everything is frozen, task bar, start button, the time, everything. My mouse works but I cannot click on anything.

This began shortly after I noticed that the Browser Highlighter had been unknowingly installed to my computer when it was attached to a Skype update. I removed the Browser Highlighter and the Skype add-on from firefox. That same day, I downloaded the latest firefox update. Since then, every time I use my internet (and a few times without using the internet at all), my computer just completely freezes up. I am forced to hold the start button down to do a restart. This problem continued and I scanned for viruses using AVG and Malwarebytes. Both scans said my computer was clean, but something is seriously wrong. After one restart I got the blue screen of death with an error that said Driver_IRQW_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. I scanned again for viruses to no avail. As a last resort before posting here, I tried a system restore back to before I downloaded the skype and firefox updates. The restore failed, saying that it could... Read more

A:Need help!!! Blue Screen of Death / Computer freezing often

bump. Thanks for any help!
 

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Hi
Recently I've been having a problem with my computer as it regularly freezes. In some cases it will then come back to life and display a message (see picture 1). I can then carry on using the computer but the problem will keep occurring every 10 mins or so if I'm using the computer. Other times when it freezes it will go onto a blue screen (see picture 2). It then restarts and produces a message saying "windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown".
The problem only started occurring at the start of the week and since then I have continued to have the same problem. It may have something to do with the fact that I connected my computer to a monitor and keyboard at the start of the week. It was only once I had done this that I got this problem. However since then I have not been using either of these two devices and yet the problem continues to occur.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!

A:Computer regularly freezing and getting blue screen

Hi,

Please refer to the following and reply back accordingly with the required information - Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, Windows 7 & Vista

Regards,

Patrick

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I went through the 5 steps but did not want to download the spyware programs as i am using webroot and lavasoft. the panda scan came up empty.
My computer has been running slow and locking up at times. this morning I got the blue screen. is it time for a new computer or is a malicous program installed


ogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:28:27 PM, on 8/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

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\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\SfCtlCom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe
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A:hijack this log/computer freezing and now the blue screen

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I have a HP Pavilion xt948 (yes, I know it's old with XP. It is freezing up at the light blue Windows XP screen. I have tried F8 & go to safe mode and also going to last time it worked normally. These do not work.

Unfortunately, I do not have the restore CD. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

TIA!
 

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As the title says, the computer has frozen [where I can't do anything, like the screen is locked], I have received the blue screen of death, and the screen has distorted to the point where I can't see what's going on...

The three might be related, they all started happening at the same time, and the last one makes me think it is graphics card related. Any help and info would be appreciated. Below is a hijackthis lo just in case it's a form of spyware or something :[
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:18:37, on 22/03/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Silicon Integrated Systems\SiSRaidPackage\SRaid.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
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A:Computer Freezing and often giving Blue Screen

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I purchased this Laptop over a month ago,
one week in to my purchase i received my first Blue Screen Error.
i then got them maybe once a week since (sometimes more)
i noticed it happens more when the computer is not being used (the most i leave it for is 1 hour tops)
sometimes when im using the computer it randomly restarts itself without showing the blue screen, but most of the time i get the "driver_iqrl_not_less_or_equal" error.
i followed the instructions and attached the health report and the memory dump files.

Any Help? it's really beginning to annoy me

A:Computer Freezing + Blue Screen Errors

Possibly bad memory? Please run memtest86+
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

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Hello,I am not sure if my computer is infected.Yesterday, my computer started freezing (crashing), a few times the blue screen came up. It takes a random amount of time for it to freeze. Sometimes it freezes when Windows initializes, sometimes it freezes on the user log in screen, and most of the time it freezes when the auto start programs begin to run. I've ran MBAM and Super AntiSpyware, and Super AntiSpyware found a trojan in my Playstation Emulator (which i began using about 4 days ago). I have since deleted the Playstation Emulator and the freezes have NOT stopped, however I am able to use my computer for a longer period of time w/o it freezing.Please help me out.I ran the defogger, DSS, and gmer (unsuccessfully).Attached is the DSS logs.I was not able to successfully finish the gmer scan. My computer froze during all of the scans and one time the End Program window (the one with the blue completion bars) came up for my Avira and Super AntiSpyware.DDS.txtDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by paragon at 22:12:21.62 on Wed 09/01/2010Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3546.2891 [GMT -7:00]AV: AntiVir Desktop *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup... Read more

A:Computer Crashing/Freezing (sometimes blue screen)

It has become apparent that I will not be receiving any help for this issue from this site.To any administrators, please close this thread as I have wasted too much time waiting for any helpful response and doubt that any help will come forth in the upcoming weeks about this issue.

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This is the issue I'm having. I start up my computer and after about 8-12min it either blue screens/black screens. Its not a virus, I've re-formatted a few times after a crash and still the same issue. I've asked computer shops and "gurus" about the issue and no one can give me a answer. On another note; A few months ago (About 6) the person who I bought my computer from, installed the graphics card wrong and the card would slip out of place. I moved my card to the secondary slot and the origional slot had been fried. After I resolved this issue the computer would run fine. But recently It started doing same ol same ol...my Nvidia control panel has a "Data Execution" Error every time I try to open it.

Here is the crash issue
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 63747053
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000001
BCP4: 81CC5DC4
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini082912-01.dmp
C:\Users\Caul\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-28514049-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\Caul\AppData\Local\Temp\WER4B98.tmp.version.txt

Access is denied when I try to open them.

Any info would be great thx!

A:Computer blue/black screen

Hi and welcome to TSF please do not post your email address it is a invitation to get spammed I have removed it for your own security,Now can you please follow the instructions here http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html and upload the files so that a analyst can check the dumps and look for the cause

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Hello,

Initially I had a problem with a BSOD for video scheduler, I installed the latest driver for my video card and I stopped receiving that BSOD. In its place, I began having a new BSOD stating, "An attempt to reset the video driver failed..." x0.00000016, so I followed the instructions on another link from this site and uninstalled the AMD driver and then used Driver Fusion to remove the remainder of it. Then I installed the latest driver.

Now I receive no BSOD, but while playing Company of Heroes, after a few minutes of play the screen froze and then went black, and the computer was completely unresponsive. I left it for a while to see if it would restart or show a BSOD, but nothing happened and I had to manually restart.

I have tried playing Diablo 3 to see if it was just that game, and it froze as well, but never went to a black screen, but the computer was unresponsive.

Not sure where to go from here. I have included everything SF Diagnostic generated.

Thank you for your time!

A:Computer Freezing/Black Screen during gaming/watching videos

Follow it : STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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Hi, I'm usually good with dealing with my own computer problems but this month has been terrible.About a month ago I started up my computer and within a few seconds a screen popped up that said the computer needed to shutdownand was proceeded by a 60 second countdown which shut down the computer. This happened every time I started it up. I tried various things to fix it.Eventually I reset my computer to "last know good configuration" and that seemed to fix it.However about a week later another virus or perhaps the same one showed itself.This one randomly created noises on my computer. It was the same sounds as the side advertisements on many websites.The sounds of a farmyard for one of those farming games or a space battle.It also created the sound that's made when a folder is opened up randomly while nothing was running.Just as with the previous problem I ran virus checks like avg and avira and it found nothing.So i ended up using "last know good configuration again"That fixed the annoying advertisement sounds but the clicking stayed. I also noticed that sometimes my window would be deselected and if I was in full screen it popped out of it.When this happens If i alt + tab I says a internet explorer window is open listening a advertisement site.However if i try to select it, it vanishes.I figured I could live with that but the computer started acting strange and eventually it started freezing. It even froze once at the login screen where i enter m... Read more

A:xp-ie popups, computer freezing and blue screen of death

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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So I purchased a Gateway computer for Christmas, a DX4270, that frequently gets blue screen errors and random freezes of all sorts, while running many different types of applications. It's been freezing since before I even hooked it up to my internet connection, therefore I don't think it's any form of malware. I noticed on the Gateway website that it said this particular computer was supposed to come with an nVidia graphics card, but mine apparently came with an ATI graphics card. I have a feeling there may be a sort of driver conflict there. Any thoughts?
 

A:Gateway computer has blue screen and freezing problems

hmm... not sure, can you post the specs of the computer for us? It does sound like a hardware issue though... did you check your device manager to make sure all the drivers were working and up to date?

What are you normally doing when it blue screens and/or freezes?
 

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Hey Folks,This is my first time using this site and I fear my computer may be in pretty bad shape. It displayed the blue screen several times this afternoon, and now it's freezing repeatedly. I didn't get a chance to copy down the full STOP message at the blue screen, but it regarded windrvnt.sys, which I renamed to windrvnt.OLD. I'm not getting a blue screen anymore, but the freezing issues persist. I've performed all the scans requested, and here's the info:DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Alexander Fishman at 18:19:51.12 on Fri 01/08/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1468 [GMT -5:00]AV: Norton Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}FW: Norton Internet Security *disabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL ... Read more

A:Computer Had Blue Screen Regarding windrvnt.sys, Now Freezing Repeatedly

Anyone? It's been a few days... Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

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when i play games for a couple of hours my computer either freezes or gets a blue screen.... one of the blue screens that i remember it said BAD_POOL_CALLER there was another one where it said trying to overwrite memory and there was a few where it didnt say anything it just said turning off windows to prevent any damage no name or anything... can anyone help cause this is getting annoying

A:Computer Keeps Freezing Or Blue Screen After Playing Games For A While

Please go to 'How To Use the Event Viewer" and follow the instruction. Post the 4 most recent error messages for each category.

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Hey there, everyone. I really hope someone can help me out. I'm extremely frustrated. We have a computer that was built from scratch, and it worked perfectly until my dear fiance accidentally snipped a wire. Months of other issues later, we finally got the computer up and running again after this latest drama, which was a burnt out power switch (We're currently using the reset switch as the rewired power switch, so if that's might be the issue. . . doh!). The only problem now is that we can't run programs that used to run fine, like Crysis or The Sims 2 and 3. Whenever we try to run them, the computer completely freezes up. I can't even ctr+alt+del out. The machine becomes completely unresponsive and we have to just flat out turn off the machine. Occasionally we'll get a blue screen saying that Windows encountered a problem and needed to shut down. The reason given is "Memory Management".

My fiance wants to simply dump windows and reinstall everything from scratch, but I have this nagging feeling that something might be screwy with our wiring or drivers. I'd appreciate any advice on how to proceed before tossing everything and starting over.

We're running Vista 64 and we gave an Nvidia 8450, I believe.

Thanks in advance!

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Every time I play SC2, league of legends, or World of Warcraft. My whole screen will turn black, blue or grey in about 5-10 minutes. I currently use a graphics driver for my 8800M GTS is a nvidia driver 7.15.11.6746. If I install the today's drivers from nvidia.com, My screen will turn blue or grey right at the windows login screen.
Here are the dmp files that were created last night when it crashed while on Starcraft II last night for about 15 minutes. I do not know how to give you the information on the list of drivers I currently have.

A:Computer is getting blue,black, or grey screen

Hi,
Just checking if anyone has looked at my files.

Thank you for your help.

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A few weeks ago I began getting a blue screen upon computer start up, if I could get it to start up normally it was fine, until it got turned off and I had to start up again. It was a Stop error common with faulty hardware so I determined the cause was bad ram and putting in new ram stopped the blue screens however only a few days later Im now getting a new blue screen along with some other new problems. It will now freeze or crash to a blue screen at any time. When it freezes there is a long sustained beep. I checked the events log and thiese two errors seem to be causing the crash:

The npkcrypt service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified

The IPSEC Services service terminated with the following error:
The authentication service is unknown.
The blue screen comes with the following infromation:

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

STOP: 0x000000D1

Ntfs. sys - Address BA4FA339 base at BA4F8000, Datastamp 48025be5

I have updated my wireless network adapter driver as well as my video card driver. i haven't gotten a blue screen again but it still freezes. Also since these new problems started I've had programs acting weird. MSN messenger woudln't work at all when it treid to connect it would say it had encountered a problem and needed to close. Wordperfect doesn't seem to recognize it's own file types. I have a hunch that part of the problem is this old compuer is just in its last days and more of the har... Read more

A:Blue screen computer freezing, programs acting weird.

Forgot to mention the computer likes to freeze when I run anything not right away but eventually.
 

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Hi there,
Im running Microsoft Security Essentials.
It's been telling me that I have something "trojan" backdoor virus thing..
I got no clue what that is..

Security Essentials calls it "Backdoor:Win32/Smadow" and says it's very harmfull and active.. I press "remove", and it'll still be there..

It's localized like this:
C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Desktop.ini

Thats the infected file.

I cannot gain access to the "GAC_32" folder nor the desktop.ini file..
Security Essentials cannot remove it either - well, atleast, it says it removed it, but realy, it didnt, because if I reboot my computer (or it crashes)the virus seems to be there again.

I believe this Virus is the cause of the following errors:
My computer randomly freezes and cannot be fixed any other way than rebooting
My computer randomly crashes into a blue screen of death
My computer randomly reboots

A:Blue screen of death, random reboots, computer freezing..

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareNOTEMalwarebytes is now offering a free trial of their program, if you want to accept it you will need to enter some billing information, so that at the end of the trial you would be charged the cost of the product. Please decline this offer, if you are unable to provide billing information. If you want to try it out, then provide the billing information.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program bef... Read more

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Hi,
I've been putting this off, why, I don't know, maybe because my computer is 10 years old and I think it's just history, but I guess it's worth a shot.
 
It's a Dell Dimension 2350, running Win XP SP3 Home Edition, I purchased in 2003.
It's been giving me the blue scree of death with the following information:
Checking file system on c:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistiney.  You may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended that you continue.
Windows will now check the disk.
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)
File verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)
Index verification completed
CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)
Security verification completed
100%
 
After that is scrolls so fast I can't tell you what it said, but it booted on up like normal.
 
Another problem I've been having is when I'm on a website like Target and I click on a item listed on the right side of the page I don't get what I want to look at, I get redirected to a site that reads "freeze" something or the other, so I "x" out of there quickly.
 
Also, I can be online in my email, open another site, have my documents folder open, and the computer freezes up and the only way to get things going again is to shut the tower down, wait a minute and start up again.  It's getting really frustrating trying to stay online or to do things in my documents.
 
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A:Think I'm Infected, Getting Redirected, Blue Screen of Death, Computer Freezing

Hi, It sounds like to me your hard drive may be going bad.  Lets try a test to find out for sure. If you have any questions about this process PLEASE ask before you proceed with the test. Please read and reread this in detail before you start, if you have any questions please ask!!Please click the DOWNLOAD link on this Page, under the pic of a HDDSave it to and unzip it to your desktopOpen the app and select your drive under "Drive#"Click the little drive above the top information boxPick "Extended Test" and then startThis test will take a while with larger drivesNOTE:  DO NOT select Write Zeros in the last box or you WILL lose all of your data!!  Please be careful and double check what you pick!!!! 

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When I'm just randomly browsing the net my whole computer freezes and goes to a black screen with scattered blue squares. Some of the smaller squares move and the big squares stay still.
The mouse cursor is enlarged and stuck in the bottom left corner.
Nothing I press does anything, the only solution turning off my computer.

Can someone help me fix this,
here are my specs

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional

OS Service Pack Service Pack 2

CPU Type DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E4400, 2000 MHz (10 x 200)

Motherboard Chipset VIA P4M900

System Memory 1984 MB (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM) (I just added this 2gig recently I used to have 512 but I took it out to see if the problem persists and it does, so i'll be adding back my 512 soon)

BIOS Type Award Modular (05/02/07)

Video Adapter VIA Chrome9 HC IGP (64 MB)
 

A:Computer Crash Black screen with blue squares

i guess it looks like you have malware. maybe, maybe not
 

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Hi all,

About 6 months ago, my computer was rebooting itself randomly. At the time, I had Win7. I was told by the person who created my computer that I needed a bigger power supply. Recently, I had the computer reformatted with Win XP SP3 and installed a new power supply. Unfortunately, that didn't solve the problem. I went into Computer Properties and unchecked automatic restart. Now, whether idling or online or checking email, the computer will freeze and I get a black screen with jagged blue streaks. From there, I have to manually shut down the computer. I got BlueScreenView and, so far, since I installed XP and put in the new PSU, it's reporting 32 crashes. Here are my computer spec:

Mainboard : BIOSTAR Group P4M900-M7 FE
Chipset : VIA P4M900/CN896/VN896/PT890
Processor : Intel Pentium E2200 @ 2200MHz
Physical Memory : 1536MBDDR2-SDRAM
Video Card : VIA Chrome9 HC IGP Family
Hard Disk : Western Digital WD5000AADS-00S9B0 (500GB)
Monitor Type : AH191 - 19 inches
Network Card : VIA Technologies VT6102 Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
DirectX : Version 10.00

If you would like what the BlueScreenView is showing, let me know and I will post all 32 crashes. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Computer freezes black screen w/ blue streaks

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so this have bin going on for quite some time, thought i had it fixed but it came back again, im pretty sure its not a overheat problem, the cpu get to 50c, and the gpu sometimes reach 70c, the gpu has a fry point at 110c so it shouldn't fail until it reaches 105c, this happens to all my games and at different times, sometime i can play an entire day without anything happening and sometimes i can just start the game and it locks up/blue screen/black screen, it can handle movies without anything happening, tried running 3dmark06 for 20min but it passed fine and no crash occurred nor any error's, ive looked in the even viewer witch says nothing about the computer crashing, the cpu usage is at 100% pretty much no matter what i do and i have lag on desktop sometimes, dont think this is a registry or fragmented file error since i run advanced system care and Smart Defrag on a daily basis, i got a new motherboard and new cpu for about 3 months ago, 2 months ago the crashing started happening and shortly after that my grafik card got toasted so i bought a new one and it worked fine for about a week then it started crashing again, all my games are usually grafik intense, but since it crashes i play on low don't know why since it crashes anyway, one interesting note that doesn't happen every time is that the grafik is failing and everything becomes blurred lines, when that happens i shut down the game and let the PC rest but this doesn't happen very often

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A:Computer blue screens/Black screen/Locks up during gaming

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Hi guys. I'm not to experienced with computers and software/hardware but hopefully you can help me out. (A friend recommended me here). My computer recently started crashing and the problem windows is saying it is is ''Blue Screen''. I've tried to restore it to a earlier time using System restore but that doesn't work.

The first problem is that when I play World of Warcraft and switch between WoW and Desktop that my computer will sometimes (Randomly) crash in the process of switching which all it shows is a black screen but i can still hear the sound. The second problem is that, again when im switching between wow and the desktop that it will just (Randomly) restart itself.

Hope i posted in the correct section ^^

A:HELP!! Computer black screens/Random restart ''Blue screen''

Lets start with the basic's

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I have a Windows Vista Home Basic 32-bit with too many programs downloaded.
I'm trying to uninstall most of them, but I don't even know if that's the problem.
I'm trying to record with Sony Vegas and it works for awhile, but then this black screen with checkered blue squares pops up and then my computer restarts.
If anyone can help me, I'd appreciate it.

A:Black screen; tiny blue squares followed by computer restarting.

This isn't my area of concentration, but I'll offer some suggestions because this topic hasn't been answered yet.

The video artifacts suggest a video card problem to me. Is this a desktop or a laptop?
If a desktop, open the case and check for dust clogging the cooler and to see if the fan on the card is working.
If a laptop, check to be sure the cooling fan is blowing air out - and then blow the ventilation ports out with canned air (don't use a vacuum cleaner or an air compressor as it can cause damage to the system)

Try these free video card stress tests:





FurMark download site: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
FurMark Setup:
- If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
- In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature"
Click "Go" to start the test
- Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first).
- Click "Quit" to exit








Prime95 download site: Free Software - GIMPS
Prime95 Setup:
- extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice
- double click on the executable file
- select "Just stress testing"
- select the "Blend" test. If you've already run MemTest overnight you may want to run the "Small FFTs" test instead. (run all 3 if you find a probl... Read more

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we have several college's who are having problems with their laptop. several times a day the screen goes black and comes back. this is realy annoying for the people working on these devices.it's only happening when working on the probook 650g2 combined with a HP 2013 Ultraslim docking station.is there a fix for this problem?all laptops run windows 7 64 bit, are up to date and have the most recent drivers installed from the intel website.I can't find anything in the event viewer when this happens. anyone who can help me out?thanks.

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So, my computer has had this as a recurring problem for about a year now. After suffering some form of trauma, (a small child running into, someone tripping over it, etc.) my computer screen will turn a solid color, usually gray or blue. After shutting it down the monitor turns black and attempting to boot up the computer causes the monitor to stay black, though the fans in the case turn on and machine makes various clicks and whirs.

Every time this has happened in the past I have gone into the case, disconnected all outside cables, the video card, the battery on the motherboard, and occasionally other things as well, sort of haphazardly. I let the thing sit for a while and then plugged everything back in and after maybe one or two iterations of this process the thing eventually booted up.

After it's most recent trauma (having a laptop dropped on it =_=; ) it hasn't booted up properly after several unplug-and-replug-everything routines. The fans still start up, like before, but I haven't been able to get video to work. I have tried disconnecting the video card and plugging the monitor into the built in graphics on the motherboard but that still didn't work. While "on" I tried pressing various "locks" on the keyboard and found that numlock caused a light to light up, but neither caps nor scroll lock did ( I don't know if this means anything, but I figured I'd throw it out there ). No sounds are emitted by the speakers, but ... Read more

A:Screen stays black at all times

Yes replace the old power supply and back up everything important to you. Get those old hard drives replaced ASAP. They are slowing your system down at the very least
 

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I just installed a new video card, and once i boot up with it, i get 10 beeps and the monitor just goes black with the power light blinking. If i put my other card in it works fine again. Whats going on?
 

A:Beeps 10 times, BLACK SCREEN

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

Hi,

Every time I do things like uploading files over the internet or open folders on a DVD/CD, the system crashes and I get a blue screen....
I don't get it because I've tried to do it even with no heavy utilities running....
I'm attaching the list of the processes, which seems a bit too long, what do u think? Can it depend on that?

Thank you!
 

A:Blue Screen: all the times

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