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PC Randomly Crashes (know problem need fix)

Q: PC Randomly Crashes (know problem need fix)

Heyo, my pc randomly crashes on fullscreen games and applications after running them for a while. I used WhoCrashed and it generated me this:
On Sat 6/10/2017 5:38:53 PM your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\061017-35703-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: netbt.sys (netbt+0x446A0)
Bugcheck code: 0x7A (0xFFFFA483C5FFBBB0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0x24F606860, 0xFFFFF806706E46A0)
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\netbt.sys
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: MBT Transport driver
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that the requested page of kernel data from the paging file could not be read into memory.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time.

4 crash dumps have been found and analyzed. No offending third party drivers have been found. Connsider using WhoCrashed Professional which offers more detailed analysis using symbol resolution. Also configuring your system to produce a full memory dump may help you.
Read the topic general suggestions for troubleshooting system crashes for more information.

Note that it's not always possible to state with certainty whether a reported driver is responsible for crashing your system or that the root cause is in another module. Nonetheless it's suggested you look for updates for the products that these drivers belong to and regularly visit Windows update or enable automatic updates for Windows. In case a piece of malfunctioning hardware is causing trouble, a search with Google on the bug check errors together with the model name and brand of your computer may help you investigate this further.
How do I fix this?

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Preferred Solution: PC Randomly Crashes (know problem need fix)

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.)


Like the title says my pc will crash. It was happening once in awhile so i reseated everything and now...more problems. I can't play any games that require heavy load at all(BF2, CS:S, CS,...).

The crash is like this... I start up the game, play for about 3-5minutes or so and its like someone pulls the plug on the pc. Blackscreen and box is off. When this happens I can't start the pc by pressing the Power Button. I need to disconnect the PSU for about 5-6seconds so the light on the mobo turns off and plug it back it. It boots up fine then but again unable to do any gaming on the box.

It only happens with games..photoshop, ripping videos, normal browsing, leaving the pc on for long periods of time, works fine. Just games that seems to cause this crash.

I ordered a new PSU but its going to get here friday. Since I do spend most of my time playing game instead of watching tv... I tried swapping out parts to see if I can get something to run a game for 10minutes. Used only (DIMM1&2,3&4)half of my dual channel ram, same results, pulled the plug on 2 CD drives, same result.

I swapped out my gfx card for a older apg one and the pc will boot for 5seconds then turn off. Also after I reseated everything, I can no longer have both HD's hooked up. When both are connected the pc will boot up for 5seconds and shut off, just like what happened when i swapped gfx cards.

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P4 2.8GHz 800FSB.

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A:Computer Crashes Randomly - PSU problem?

It certainly looks as if its your psu that's at fault. The problem with pulling a lot of power from a psu is that it heats up, so it could well be heat that is the true cause.
I suffered the same problem years ago when using a 300watt, my solution was to add my spare 300watt n use 1 to run my mobo and 1 to run everything else. I'm not suggesting this will be a cure for you as it required a lot of modding and rewiring, but it did prove it was a power issue.

You could check if your psu is being cooled properly, it its very dusty that would explain it not running properly as dust decreases the cooling efficiency of fans.

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Hello. First of all, thank you for reading my post. I recently discovered a Trojan on my computer and instead of going through the tedias process of getting rid of it, I decided to wipe my hard drive and load a 64 bit version of windows 7 ( an upgrade from the previous 32 bit version I had with the virus). The installation went smoothly and I began to download most of my drivers with no issues. I even downloaded World of Warcraft with no issues. I turned my computer off and got some sleep. I returned only to see that my computer would keep restarting during the start up process.

So, knowin a little about computers, I shut everything down. Checked and cleaned the inside of my PC. Re-set the memory and reset the battery to reload BIOS. I put everything back together, and it started up no problem. Success!!! NO! As I began surfing the internet, IE will randomly shut down and just keep doing it. As I scrambled for a solution to this very annoying problem, my computer would shut down, sending me to a blue screen which states a bunch of stuff that I don't understand. Being the hands on guy I am, I went back to search for a solution with the new information. I figured that maybe BIOS wasn't updated or that I didn't have all the needed drivers downloaded yet.

So I went to download some more updates and every time I go to download something I get a setup error or something that keeps the download from finishing! So, I threw my hands up and came here, hoping that som... Read more

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Hey guys, I'm going on my 10th hour of trouble shooting here.

Started my PC this morning, went and opened Steam, then windows explorer crashed without a message (Task bar disappeared) and locked up my whole PC for about 5 seconds before the BSOD. Rebooted to install "WhoCrashed" to read the minidump. During this process, I went through about 6 other crashes of the same nature. It doesn't seem to be dependent on load, however, because it'll happen just sitting idle on the desktop too.

On the most recent crash, I noticed that around the same time explorer crashed, my Razer keyboard and mouse both died out, leaving me no control.

I just got a new graphics card (NVIDEA Geforce GTX 960 4GB) 2 weeks ago and it was all fine up until now, so I'm not sure if it's related. We put in a Coolermaster CPU cooler at the same time, new thermal paste, etc. and all temperatures are normal (about 90 degrees F, same as always). None of my temps are off from what they've been for the last 2 years, and I don't think I've ever had a BSOD on this custom PC.

Updated NVIDEA drivers from safe mode, started looking into Motherboard updates, but not applying any because I can't even tell what I have already. Everything is fine and dandy in safe mode.

So, please, for the love of all things holy, someone help me out here... I'm good with PC's but I'm at my witt's end here. Attached you should find the proper log and an image from Speccy. Had to take it with my phone beca... Read more

A:Windows Explorer crashes, no message, then everything crashes randomly

the dump point to wininit.exe, the windows startup process, the crash was caused by the termination of a critical system thread or process which means that somehowwinint.exe was terminated and crashed your computer, all we have to do now is work out why and how the process was terminated, if it didn't happen untill you installed the graphics card it could be thaat it is doing something that is affecting wininit.exe

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Im confused, but I will describe this best I can:

explorer.exe crashes when viewing folders or anything built on explorer.exe (I guess) at exactly 11 seconds in on them. It also randomly crashes every couple hours. Im extremely confused by all this and wondering if anyone knows what is going on.

Thanks to anyone who helps or attempts to do so.

A:XP SP2: explorer.exe randomly crashes and always crashes when in folders

Have you done any recent updates or installed any new software to the computer?

Also, I would suggest downloading HiJackThis! and then including the log file in a post so that it can be looked at by one of the qualified agents here in order to help you out. Also you might try downloading and installing MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware and running it. I have found that program to be quite helpful in identifying potential OS issues.

If you are getting explorer.exe crashes as often as you say, then there may be more serious damage to your operating system that will potentially result in a clean reinstall.

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AMD Phenom II X6 1045
8gb Corsair Vengance at 9-9-24 and 1600Mhz
Western Digital 1tb Green

I was told this was most likely a problem with HDD or RAM.
So i have tried replacing my HDD with an old spare, but the pc would still turned off. So i am running HD Tune on my primary HDD to test for errors.
The health tab returns no errors though so i am assuming that this is all good.

I ran memtest 86+ overnight , but with both sticks installed, and it returned no errors (should i retry with one stick at a time?) .

The apparent next cause of such an issue would be the PSU, but after runnnig occt for 30-60 mins it gave voltages on all 3 rails well within 5%, the largest deviation was about 0.5% . Should i also check the bios volatges ?

My cpu reaches about 70 C at full load under OCCT's burn in tests, so i dont think that would be a problem.

It seems to occur more in some games than others, although it also has occurred while at idle.

Also sometimes the peripherals and screen freeze for up to 3 seconds and then become responsive again, they also make the usb insertion sound when they reconnect , so i am assuming that they are losing signal from the mobo.

This leads me to believe that the mobo is the problem, although i dont have a spare one to test with at the moment.

One last note, it can freeze/turn off up to 5 times a day, but then work fine for then next 3-4 days... It seems completely random

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A:PC crashes randomly and turns off randomly


Please post the temp and voltage readings from the BIOS.

Once you have this info install HWMonitor and post a screenshot of the program at idle and under load (while gaming)

Randoms shutdowns can usually be attributed to overheating component or power related.

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All of a sudden as soon as I sign in MSN Crashes with the non responsive error.I can't chat,scroll or do anything. I can close the window as I sign in and it does not do the error but when I open it,it crashes.Please help it does not do this one my other PC.

A:MSN Randomly Crashes

Hi Tehjacknoob,

Try to reinstall it, that usually helps.

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I thought it was just my computer with random ie crashes but if you want a real eye opener go over to look at whats your reliability index and start looking at the logs. Id say Microsoft and us have a problem here. Even some of the big boys here have a problem, so if these guys have a problem then what about the lower ranks. Would someone let Microsoft know so that something can be done.

A:Anyone with IE crashes randomly


Do you have a problem we can help you with? Few people walk away from these forums without an answer.


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I bought a computer for my kids several months ago, and one problem it has is that Internet Explorer will just close with no warning. It also runs very slow. I've run Norton antivirus, registry mechanic and ad-aware, none of which found any problems. Any suggestions?

A:IE crashes randomly

Create a folder on your hard drive for Hijackthis, like My Documents\HJT
Click on this link and save the file into the folder you have created.
Unzip the file to the folder.
Scan your machine, then click on Save Log.

Post a copy back here and someone will be happy to review it.

Don't make any changes until instructed to do so.

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Hi everybody,
i have a 6 monthes old pc with this specs :
Cpu : intel i5 4690k
Gpu : sapphire tri-x 390 oc
Ram : gskill ripjaws 8go ddr3 1600mhz
        + adata xpg 16go ddr3 1886mhz
Hdd : western digital blue 1to 7200rpm
Motherboard : asus maximus vii ranger
Psu : corsair vs650w
for the first months i was using my pc principally to use programs like 3dsmax and revit (architecture student) but this last month i started playing games, and the witcher 2 (graphically demanding game) made my pc crash every 10 min, so i started questioning if the psu was sufficient for this config, but this last days, my pc craches even when i am just browsing the web. 
thanks in advance 

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My computer restarts randomly. It never crashed before SP2 so I'm pretty sure it's not a hardware problem. Upon restarting I get " The has recovered from a serious error." So I send the error report that appears and get a message about a microsoft help site not being found. Any idea how to find whats causing to restart?Error Signature:BCCode : 1000008e    BCP1 : C0000005    BCP2 : BF805900    BCP3 : BA872C50BCP4 : 00000000    OSVer : 5_1_2600    SP : 2_0    Product : 256_1   

A:XP SP2 crashes randomly

Does it say what program has recovered from the error?

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Product code is 10B60023AUIt's around 3 months old, Started crashing every now and then (no blue screen of death) just on one moment and off the next.Crashes started to get a lot more frequent (like 4 times an hour - sometimes).Isolation tests, different monitors etc (made no difference)So - did complete software re-image. (made no difference)It's fully up to date and checked with the solution centre (detailed tests - no faults found) So - took it in for warranty service, diagnosed graphics card fault and replaced the motherboard. Great I think.That was yesterday, this morning (same thing - 4 crashes in less than an hour) So - unless I drag this all the way back into the city for another 3 day holiday does anyone have an ideas ? Any known issues with these machines ? TIA

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im leaving my newly built winxp comp on overnights. but when i come back it has crashed with this black screen showing a lot of what looks like id numbers. but on top of the screen is this:

TRAP31303056 **********************EXCEPTIONS*******************

the numberafter trap isdifferent each time

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I have a compaq persaio and i recently upgraded it to windows 2000. now it randomly freezes on me. i dont know how to fix it. and i dont konw what to say specificly is causing it.

A:Win 2k randomly crashes

Have you installed the latest update?

If not goto: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/

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For some weird reason my explorer crashes randomly on random folders i have no clue what the problem could be. Can someone please help!
This is my hijackthis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:04:18 PM, on 5/13/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcPrfMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Lenovo\tvt_reg_monitor_svc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Rescue and Recovery\rrpservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Rescue and Recovery\rrservice.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Lenovo\Scheduler\tvtsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Rescue and Recovery\ADM\IUService.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcSvc.exe
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A:Explorer crashes randomly

Click Start, click Run, type eventvwr.msc in the Open box, and then press Enter.
Click the Application category.

Look For Recent Errors > Double Click on them > Another Windows Will open > On the Right Side use the Double Notepad icon to copy the error paste them here

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Product code is 10B60023AU
It's around 3 months old, Started crashing every now and then (no blue screen of death) just on one moment and off the next.
Crashes started to get a lot more frequent (like 4 times an hour - sometimes).
Isolation tests, different monitors etc (made no difference)
So - did complete software re-image. (made no difference)
It's fully up to date and checked with the solution centre (detailed tests - no faults found)
So - took it in for warranty service, diagnosed graphics card fault and replaced the motherboard. Great I think.
That was yesterday, this morning (same thing - 4 crashes in less than an hour)
So - unless I drag this all the way back into the city for another 3 day holiday does anyone have an ideas ? Any known issues with these machines ?
Mod:  edited Subject line to clarify the pronlem description

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A:M73 SFF - crashes and restarts randomly

I personally have a M73 SFF, and it's been solid as a rock (other than a problem with the Lenovo-supplied graphics driver, fixed by installing the driver downloaded from Intel), I don't know of any other issues. 
When you say it's " just on one moment and off the next."   Do you mean it powers off by itself?   
More information would be helpful (please read the 'help us to help you' sticky thread.)

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Just built a new computer few days ago and occasionally, everything freezes, says "Microsoft Windows is not responding" and I have to restart my computer for it to work.
My mouse can move during this time but everything else is completely frozen.
This happens out of nowhere, whether it's me playing a game or watching a youtube video. Any suggestions?

A:New computer randomly crashes

Can you provide us with more information on your computer:

-Type of Computer (Company)
-What Version of Windows (if its a Microsoft Computer)
-Maybe a few extra details on parts (GPU) and suspicious software you may have recently downloaded and are not sure about.

All these things could help us track down your problem...

Good Luck!

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I bought this computer in June and when I started working with my usual software, the display crashes in two ways.Sometimes it goes black and shows a message "The display driver has stopped working and has recovered" and sometimes it directly goes blue and the computer shuts down.I see it is a common issue in this forum. I've already contacted HP support and been through the whole checking process (BIOS update included), where nothing was found. I guess my problem is something with Adobet Acrobat (Reade and Pro), for the blackout pattern observed.  

A:Displays crashes randomly

Hi @G_Caviglia,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the display drivers stopped responding. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the step from the document for Error: Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered (Windows 10, 8, 7) Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Hello Sevenforums.com,

I have been having problems with my PC where it would just randomly crash when gaming for no reason? No BSOD just crash and restart?

The games I play are team fortress 2 and killing floor *Steam Games "Paid for"*, The games would load fine no errors no lag I would play the game and BOOM would randomly crash and restart, I have no idea why And I really hate it! I built this pc for gaming and it seems it cant even do that... It only crashes when playing a game (Thought some games do work fine "XCOM Enemy Unknown & saints row 3") it would never crash other then that *I have had BSOD but forgot the message thought dose are rare*

My PC:
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
CPU AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor
Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. GA-MA770T-UD3
Memory 8.00 GB
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Sound Card (1) NVIDIA High Definition Audio (2) NVIDIA High Definitio
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900 x 32 bits (4294967296 colors) @ 59 Hz
Hard Drives SAMSUNG HD154UI SATA Disk Device

*My graphics card is uptodate, So says the site.
*I really don't think its a overheat problem, I have four fans inside my pc and Speedfan show my temps below 40C.
*I don't have any mods or anything for dose games.
*I have run'd memtest+ and has come back with 0 errors.
*I have scanned my pc with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware with 0.
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A:PC randomly crashes when gaming?

Welcome aboard, MrUser01.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 24, {1904fb, fffff88004727968, fffff880047271c0, fffff8800133e259}

Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+e919 )

Followup: MachineOwner
According to Carrona.org, STOP 0x00000024: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
Usual causes: Disk corruption, insufficient physical memory, Device driver, Indexing, Resident antivirus, backup, defrag programs, Disk/Drive failing/failure

Pointing the red marked three out at first.
► Do a thorough disc check:
Update your SSD's Firmware (skip it, if it is not a SSD)
Reseat the sata and power.
Run chkdsk /f/r, following the option two of the tutorial Disk Check
Seatool for dos: SeaTools | Seagate download
Burn it in a blank cd. boot from the CD, click on "Accept", wait for it to finish detecting the drives, then in the upper left corner select "Basic Tests", then select "Long Test" and let it run.
► Uninstall Avira.
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My brother's computer (Windows XP Home Media Edition) suffers from random freezes. A few minutes after getting to Desktop to a few hours.

This started to occur after my computer's HDD suffered from a read-element failure, causing my HD's Windows to be corrupt. I placed my HD in to his System Unit to see if it was readable, and it wasn't. I allowed it to run CHKDSK on my damaged HD, but after CHKDSK finished the crashing started. I was able to obtain my data though, if this means anything.

There was no transfer of files between the two HDs, as I used an external to take information off of my HD. Nothing new has been installed on his computer.
The anti-virus that we use is AVG. CHKDSK does not find any errors on his HD.

I have tried a non-destructive system restore with no luck, and now the most recent crash caused Internet Explorer and Firefox to fail to open.

Please and thank you for your support.

P.S. As for my computer, a read-element failure means I should get a new HD, shouldn't I?

A:Computer Randomly Crashes

Your specific error seems mostly to resolve to WD drives. And the solutions vary. You can download their diagnostic tool from here, then burn that iso image to a CD to run. It also offers an option to zero out the drive, which shows as a solution for others with the same problem. You can also use Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") for this if your drive is not WD. Choose the Quick Erase, as it will zero the drive and is faster than the other options. And better than just assuming the drive is a goner.

For your brother's issues, see if the crashes created a dump file I might check to ID the source. Navigate (right click My Computer, left click Explore) to the following folder:


And if one is there, locate in it any recent minidump(date-somenumber).dmp files created, where "date-somenumber" matches dates of any recent crashes there. If they exist, then just zip a copy of it, and send it to [email protected] as an attachment. Please place "Submitted Files - Alzeid/tsf/dmp" as the email Subject.

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I recently built a new PC and windows 7 started to act crazy. Since yesterday Everytime I turn on my PC, it would randomly freeze once and requires me to manually shut the whole computer down. It's really frustrating when I play games too.

A:PC crashes randomly after startup

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I just bought a brand new computer less than a week ago, I installed my NVIDIA GeForce 9600 graphics card and installed the latest drivers (I play WoW and the integrated graphics wasn't to my liking).
Now, this video card has run fine on my old computer, even with outdated drivers, for a bit over a year. I made sure it was installed correctly and cleaned of any dust etc before putting it in.
Now my computer crashes randomly. Most often when I'm playing WoW, but it will also crash when I'm doing other mundane things, such as running Microsoft Office programs. When it crashes it goes to the blue screen and saying it's doing a memory dump, then it restarts and a box comes up saying Windows has recovered from an unexpected problem and to search for a solution.
I've checked and re-checked my video card driver and it's all up to date.
I'd really like this to stop happening! I need a computer in order to do assignments for my courses and i'm having to resort to using my laptop.

A:Computer crashes randomly

Full system specs would be a big help in finding out what's wrong.
Also, by 'crash' what do you mean? A crash can be anything from a frozen desktop to a blank screen.

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So every so often this is happening daily to every other day and can happen up to three times a day. I did not have this problem until after I reformatted. I cleaned out my computer system and it seemed to stop for a week or two. After it restarted it tells me Windows has recovered from a serious error and I send a report. It tells me I should be getting a blue screen but I don't.Here is what the error report to Microsoft says:***********************************************Problem caused by Device Driver You received this message because a device driver installed on your computer caused the Windows operating system to stop unexpectedly. This type of error is referred to as a "stop error." A stop error requires you to restart your computer. More information Problem report summary Problem type Windows stop error (a message appears on a blue screen with error code information) Solution available? No What does this problem mean? Windows has encountered a problem it cannot recover from and it needs to be restarted Cause Unknown Computer symptoms A message appears on a blue screen with error code information (for example: 0x0000001E, KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED) Additional steps for you to take Please continue to send problem reports so analysts at Microsoft can study and try to correct the problem as quickly as possible***********************************************Please help!Thank you... Read more

A:Computer Crashes Randomly

One of the possible causes of this error message is an infection, specifically a trojan, have you run and scans for infections?If you run you scan do this in the safe mode as it is the most effective way to find the infection and remove it. After you have done this and you still have a problem try doing a Last Known Good Configuration. If you need help doing this you can read the instructions for this here.

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I just came back after a few days out, and for some reason my PC cashed several times today.
So my PC will restart (more like crash) after I log-in, it is random, it can crash in a few seconds or a few minutes.

Last time I used my PC, the "5,6,7" keyboard buttons didn't work (Logitech G15), maybe that could help.
( I usually shutdown my PC every time I go to sleep or go out).

I know that the computer crashes because, when I boot I get a screen telling me windows did not shut down correctly and I can use windows normally or with safe mode.

PC specs:
Windows 7 32 bit
nVidia 260 GTX
4 g"b ddr2 ram
Intel E8500 Duo 3.16 GHz
Avast free + malwarebytes free

I've tried to find solutions for the problem and even:
- Tried to open case, and tighten cables.
- Cool the system down by opening it and leaving it to rest
But I had no luck yet, so I came here.

Help would be highly appreciated :)

A:PC crashes (and restarts) randomly

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried booting to safe mode F8 tap it at the splash screen about 1 a second you can then either try last known good configuration or safe mode

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I have recently bought a few parts for my computer and since then I'm experiencing some problems with it. The parts which I bought were ASRock Z77 Pro 4, i5 2500k, Corsair Vengeance 8GB and 2 Seagate Barracuda 1TB drives.

After a couple of hours of playing a game, or some other heavy activity, my computer suddenly hangs and I need to press the "reset" button on the case. It never happened before I bought the new parts. I noticed that using my system on the old drive and disconnecting the new Seagate drives, I never crashed, it was only when the Seagate drives were in use. However since then I had to reinstall my system since I had that other one for quite some time now, and I thought I need reinstall.

I installed my new system on one of the Seagate drives, and during normal work, like watching youtube or browsing files, everything is fine, but once i start playing a game or use uTorrent for a couple of hours, the computer will crash.

I ran Memtest on each memory stick for 14 passes without errors. I also scanned the HDDs with MHDD and it showed no errors, and CrystalDiskInfo shows that the HDD is healthy. Also, there are no errors at all in the Event Viewer during the time of the crash. No BSODs too.

The PC specs:
ASRock Z77 Pro 4
i5 2500k 4.4GHz
Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM
GTX 560Ti
Western Digital Blue 640GB 5200rpm
2x Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200rpm
Corsair HX850W power supply
Windows Vista HP x64

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A:Computer randomly crashes

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My internet just crashes randomly and i have to replug my connector. Usually it crashes when i use it like downloading or something similar, but it crashes like every 5 minute.

One thing i did before it started crashing, my AVG Antivirus reported virus and i deleted it. BUT i noticed one thing, when i searched the virus in the folder where AVG told it would be, it was there again. I deleted it another time, and again it appeared.

So any1 know how to fix my internet or delete the respawning virus from my system32 folder

A:Internet randomly crashes

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I'm not exactly sure what is going on with my system so I ran the utility and have the file attached here.

A:BSOD randomly crashes


You have a very old version of display driver installed.

start end module name
fffff880`03c53000 fffff880`04175000 atikmdag (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys
Image name: atikmdag.sys
Timestamp: Fri Apr 24 16:21:57 2009 (49F199CD)
CheckSum: 004CC863
ImageSize: 00522000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Update your ATI/AMD display driver.
You can get it from the link in our forum, Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7, or you may go to AMD Graphics Driver and Software and opt for Automatically Detect and Install the appropriate driver for your card.

During installation, you may opt for advanced installation, and install the display driver only, not the Catalyst Control Center.

And, the BIOS is similarly old, too.

BiosVendor = Phoenix Technologies, LTD
BiosVersion = 6.00 PG
BiosReleaseDate = 12/10/2009
If possible, plan to update it.

Let us know the result. Also let us know, which antivirus do you use?

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Hey everyone

When im playing runescape and listening to music, my computer shuts itself down. When I boot it back up, it doesn't give me blue screen, but a black one that says "Start windows normally, Start in safe mode" stuff like that. After going to one, my computer will go to the windows loading screen, then shut itself off again. And I'll have to start it up again, and eventually it will start up on the third restart. I'm running Windows XP SP3 2.00 GB of RAM. If there's anything else i can post, please let me know (Minidumps w.e). Ive also done a Virus scan with G-Data Anti virus.

Thanks for taking your time to read my question

A:Computer randomly crashes

Does it restart or shut down (off)? Complete shutdown is sometimes an indicator of overheating.
Does it only shut down when using those two programs? What about when under the stress of other programs?
RUN > eventvwr > look for red errors at the time of failures for clues.
Did you test the RAM with the freeware MemTest86?
I might also run "PC-Check 6.5" off the freeware "Hiren's Boot CD" to test harware.

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Hi Tech-Guys!

So, since yesterday, when I browse the internet the browser crashes after 5-10 minutes. Every time. I try to click somewhere else, but the PC is completely frozen, and I have to turn the PC off. I can use any other program, but when I start to browse the internet, it crashes.

I use a three-year-old Zepto Laptop with Windows XP, and I have been experiencing the crashes with both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Thanks in advance,

A:My browser crashes randomly - What to do?

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My computer has repeatedly been crashing several times per few minutes, ever since two power outages this morning.
Description of error (same codes):
Error code 10000050, parameter1 ff681fd0, parameter2 00000001, parameter3 f3111b7f, parameter4 00000000.
Source: System Error
Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Type: Error
System specifications:
HP Pavilion zt1000
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3
Intel® Pentium® 4 Mobile CPU 1.50GHz
240 MB of RAM
120 GB Solid-state hard drive
Also, the power outages broke my wi-fi adapter (Wi-Pi, with drivers).
Please help me fix this situation.

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Hey, I have a problem that has been annoying me for the past week.

Sometimes when I am on my desktop, my sound will randomly crash. I will need to right click my sound, and disable then enable my Speakers/Headset, and it will begin working again. This gets annoying since it can happen three times in a matter of minutes, or more. It also makes me have to restart the games I am playing to get the sound back. I have even wipe cleaned my computer to see if it was a virus causing it, though it still occurs(Doesn't matter though, I was wanting to wipe clean my comp, and this was a good reason too )

I am running Win7 64 bit, and I am using VIA High Definition Audio Drivers(Well, thats what it says in Device Manager). I recently tried downloading Realtek drivers, though that didn't solve my problem. I have right clicked the VIA High Definition Audio Device in Device Manager, and clicked Update Driver, though it says they are up to date.

My motherboard is a P5KPL-CM.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Hello techsupportforum.com,

I have been having problems with my PC where it would just randomly crash when gaming for no reason? No BSOD just crash and restart?

The games I play are team fortress 2 and killing floor *Steam Games "Paid for"*, The games would load fine no errors no lag I would play the game and BOOM would randomly crash and restart, I have no idea why And I really hate it! I built this pc for gaming and it seems it cant even do that... It only crashes when playing a game (Thought some games do work fine "XCOM Enemy Unknown & saints row 3") it would never crash other then that, But here is something new I found out, My games work fine in window mode.. So how come they work find in window but not full screen? :(

My PC:
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
CPU AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor
Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. GA-MA770T-UD3
Memory 8.00 GB
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Sound Card (1) NVIDIA High Definition Audio (2) NVIDIA High Definitio
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900 x 32 bits (4294967296 colors) @ 59 Hz
Hard Drives SAMSUNG HD154UI SATA Disk Device

*My graphics card is uptodate.
*I really don't think its a overheat problem, I have four fans inside my pc and Speedfan show my temps below 40c (60c when gaming)
*I don't have any mods or anything for dose games.
*I have run'd memtest+ and has come back with 0 errors 6 passes.
*I have ... Read more

A:PC randomly crashes when gaming?

Hello, and welcome to Tech Support Forum. To better assist you, I'll need a little more information.

What RAM do you have installed? Can we get a little more information about its timings, frequency, etc.?

Download and install CPU-Z and Upload screenshots of the CPU, Mainboard, Memory, and SPD tabs. In the SPD tab, upload an image of each slot. To upload all screenshots, it would be best to:generate the images using the Snipping Tool,
go to where the images are saved,
right click in a blank area within the folder where the images are saved,
create a new folder,
name the folder CPUZ,
select all the images,
place the pointer over an image,
press and hold down the left mouse button and drag the image (all images should move with it),
drop the images into the CPUZ directory you created,
create a compressed (zipped) folder of CPUZ
upload the .zip file to the forums.

Phenom IIs are very picky about what RAM they'll work well with. If you have 1600 or higher RAM, or if it is XMP, then it probably will not work with that processor as intended.


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Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology
A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller
Supports PC2-8500 (DDR2-1066); PC2-6400 (DDR2-800), PC2-5300 (DDR2-667), PC2-4200 (DDR2-533) or PC2-3200 (DDR2-400) SDRAM unbuffered DIMMs ? AM2+
Support for unregistered DIMMs up to PC2 8500(DDR2-1066M... Read more

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I have a Lenovo Z51-70 for about a year, and it's mostly was running on an adapter so in order to keep the battery healthy as long as possible, it was almost always set in the power save mode, so it'a only charging up to 60%.Now in the last week or so, the laptop got that issue that whatever i do (watching a video, reading a document etc.) it's just turns off like PCs when power goes out. But it can't be as if the battery dies out then it should stay on as it's on a adapter and charging right? And if the adapter goes bad, then the battery should have enough power to stay on.It's not a too frequent problem, but it was the 3rd time in a short time yesterday, and i feel nervous that one of the parts is dying in it. Any advice/solution to it besides a visit to the service? In advance thank you for the help!András Pál

A:Lenovo Z51-70 randomly crashes

And also the laptop have a main problem with lenovo programs. They works fine, but whenever the Companion says that there's a new update for One key Recovery or the optimizer and the download and install goes well all the way, but in the end it's always says "Failed to install", and from that the option to retry never comes up, the Companion books it like it was all fine.And today as i was looking in Companion it keeps crashing after a few seconds saying something like the contact with the Companion is lost, try again later or search for support if it's keep happening.

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Hi everyone

My computer keeps crashing, the keyboard/mouse wont respond and it happens frequently..even when browsing the web

Can anyone help me?

A:Vista crashes randomly!! Help?

What Service Pack level?

I would start by testing your memory . . click on the link to Memtest in my signature . . let it run on one stick at a time overnite or until it starts reporting errors

How to burn an ISO file: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f149...le-341778.html

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Hi all, 
I found an earlier post on this subject but the thread was locked so I hoped I could get some help myself. My laptop randomly crashes, and it has done quite often. More often than not it's when it's attached to a TV via HDMI or playing SkyGo but I wouldn't say exclusively that. 
I've complied BSOD report following a guide in a previous report and wondered if it made sense to anyone?
Dump File         : 033113-31559-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 31/03/2013 21:36:28
Bug Check String  : 
Bug Check Code    : 0x00000124
Parameter 1       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 2       : fffffa80`05b538f8
Parameter 3       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 4       : 00000000`00000000
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+4af70c
File Description  : NT Kernel & System
Product Name      : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company           : Microsoft Corporation
File Version      : 6.1.7601.18044 (win7sp1_gdr.130104-1431)
Processor         : x64
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+4af70c
Stack Address 1   : 
Stack Address 2   : 
Stack Address 3   : 
Computer Name     : 
Full Path         : C:\Wi... Read more

A:Laptop randomly crashes

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.  Do not copy/paste data from the report.

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Helluh SevenForums (General Section) I've bought these parts for a new computer. My cousin and brother helped me building it and made everything running perfectly. Windows and drivers.

Been researching for this problem for 2 - 3 weeks on Hardware section. Gregrocker and alot other experienced forum members been helping me out with no succes. We have been checking the RAM, GPU, CPU, PSU.

- Memtest 86 (RAM - No Errors)
- Prime95 (CPU - No Errors)
- Been running Alot of programs and stressed my pc with prime95 and GPU stress test and everything for my PSU to give up. But it didnt.
- Furmark (GPU - No Errors)

Gregrocker been helping me getting a Clean Reinstall on windows 7 with no errors and the perfect updated drivers. All is up to date.. But my computer kept getting these random crashes playing any game. this ONLY Happens when playing a game. The last 2 weeks i've been working with really helpful members we found out it could be the PSU that had a defect. So i went out spending $250 - 300 on a new PSU 1050W Corsair recommended Power Supply Unit. I plugged it in and it still got these random crashes. I also bought 8 more GB ram so i got 16 GB now.

So GregRocker told me to make a new thread on this general section to get more advice by experienced members that knows more about hardware. (I told him i was about to throw out this computer and get a new one cause this is getting really annoying, I dont want to be sitting here and listening to friends having fun and i c... Read more

A:Randomly Computer Crashes.

Have any crash minidump to share?

Asus released a new bios toay for that board
M5A88-V EVO BIOS 1103
1.Improve system stability.
2.Improve memory compatibility.

And please, if your windows is not legit, remove the crack or loader to role out that., Yes, a fking loader cause weird behaviour on many different computers.

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My laptop is a dell inspiron 1525.It randomly crashes also the mouse freezes so the only thing i can do is shut it down by pressing down the power button. My laptop crashes with all latest operating systems like windows 7, windows 8 rp and ubuntu 12.04. how can i fix this problem.

A:windows 8 crashes randomly

Please provide this info: http://www.eightforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hey all...its been a good few months since I resolved my last problem with a Gigabyte mobo, now im back again, and the problems might just have gotten worse.

My system specs havnt changed, here they are listed again.
System Info Version: 2.2
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP
Processors: 2 x Intel Pentium® 4 @ 3.42 GHz
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS
Total Physical Memory: 1 GB
Free Physical Memory: 576.88 MB
Motherboard Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Motherboard Model: 8I945PL-G
Description: Primary Display Driver
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Name: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS
Total Local Video Memory: 512 MB
Total Local Texture Memory: 512 MB
Total AGP Memory: 248 MB
Display Driver: nv4_disp.dll
Display Driver Version:
Driver WHQL Certified: Yes
DirectX Version: 9.0
Description: Motherboard
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Model: 8I945PL-G
Version: x.x
BIOS Vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
BIOS Version: GBT - 42302e31
BIOS Release Date: 31/03/06
BIOS Properties: Plug and Play, Flash
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP
Version: 5.1.2600
Service Pack: Service Pack 2
Locale: GB
Desktop Width: 1280
Desktop Height: 1024
Desktop BPP: 32
Total Physical Memory: 1 GB
Free Physical Memory: 576.88 MB
Total Pagefile Memory: 2.41 GB
Free Pagefile Memory: 2.06 GB
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A:8I945PL-G Crashes Randomly

Disconnected wireless devices, ran 3dmark 2001

Freezes occured 2 minutes into the test

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The problem I am encountering is that my windows explorer crashes for no appearent reason. Windows itself keeps running, but when I'm going through my files I will randomly get popups that say "windows explorer has stopped working" followed by a message that "windows explorer is restarting," which it then does. Everything disappears, start button, taskbar, everything related to explorer, and then appears again.

Most of the time (99/100) explorer still works, I can click and drag windows or I can open folders and files while Windows is "looking for a solution," which makes me think that it's more a registry problem than a real problem with Explorer.

The problems first began after I cleaned up my pc, uninstalling games and useless software, deleting some personal files, and letting CCleaner clean up my registry. Also I had CCleaner do a "disk erase," something I never did before. When the problems began, I restored the registry using the backup CC created. The problem still exists.

It does appear to happen more frequently when I'm browsing my C:\Program files folder or my C:\Windows folder, but other than that there is no clear reason it crashes.

I know most of you will say that I should simply do a repair install of W7, but since I have no disk I have to use a iso, and since I am working on a Dutch Home Premium x64, there is no iso available. For some strange reason I decided not to make regular system repair poin... Read more

A:Explorer crashes randomly

Copy / paste the event viewer crash report so we can see whats causing the crash.

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So about a week ago I built a computer and everything was turning on fine them I installed windows 10 since it was a brand new computer and had no os but now when I'm on the os it will randomly restart every 5-15 minutes
-Intel quad-core @2.50GHZ
-GTX 660 TI
-WD HDD 250gb
-Hyper 212 EVO
-1000W Cooler Master Siltent Pro
-8 GB DRR2 Ram
-ASUS P5N-D Motherboard

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Hi, Back in May I bought the Cyberpower Gaming Empire Elite II Gaming PC from Currys/PC world since then it switches itself off and back on randomly the latest this happened was Thursday morning.
Does anyone have any advice to stop this happening? the last shut down was when I was just browsing the internet
Crash Dump Analysis
Crash dump directory: C:\WINDOWS\MinidumpCrash dumps are enabled on your computer.On Thu 22/09/2016 07:18:09 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\092216-20953-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x6BA3F7)
Bugcheck code: 0x124 (0x0, 0xFFFFD1800A9438F8, 0x0, 0x0)
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that a fatal hardware error has occurred. This bug check uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA).
This is likely to be caused by a hardware problem problem. This problem might also be caused because of overheating (thermal issue).
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver that cannot be identified at this time.On Tue 20/09/2016 13:13:11 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\092016-39750-01.dmp
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So my computer decides to randomly crash when playing games.
I play games like Skyrim, Black ops 2 and Test Drive Unlimited 2.
When playing, i will play for maybe 30 minutes, or less, then the game will suddenly stop while performing an action like saving or just clicking on an object game.
-First the game freezes for some seconds
-Then the screen turns all black
-Then it turns white
-Then it crashes to desktop with the game still running, but the whole screen is black except the taskbar, and i cannot close the game.
I dont really know how to find out my specs, as im a total noob at this but i know this:
Graphics Card: Radeon 270x
CPU: AMD FX-4350 Quad-Core
I wouldnt say the games i play are very demanding, so i doubt theres any overheating, though as said, im a total noob at this.
Also, i have tried updated both catalyst and my graphics card drivers, and the error still occurs. 
Help, very appreciated! Thanks =)

A:PC Randomly crashes while in-game

Noone know what may cause this?

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For the past three weeks or so, my computer has started to crash quite frequently, already today its probably crashed about 7 times...

I dont know whats causing the problem or how to fix it.

Im using windows XP, SP2.

It seems that it only crashes when im playing a game of some sort, ill be plaiyng the game, with windows messenger, firefox, maybe skype.

When it restarts and loads up, i have to wait 2/3 minuites for a error to pop up, before i can do anything.

This is what it looks like:

A:Computer randomly crashes...

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I have recently come back to my pc from a long break, and ever since I have gotten back to it, I am unable to use it for more than 10 minutes before it freezes up on me.
I have formatted my pc and reinstalled my os, but the problem continues.
I have attached two logs, one of the administration event log and the other is from the Sysnative File Collection App.
I am currently unable to use my system, please help!
Administration Logs: https://ufile.io/9mdeo
SysnativeFileCollectionApp: https://ufile.io/f71kz
Speccy: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/fi34LU2kUkXrylVJTQjvaMH
P.S. I was unable to upload the files directly to the forum, don't have permissions.
EDIT:  I managed to figure it out myself since a plethora of other users were also having the same issue as I.  I removed the updates "KB4056895" and everything went back to normal.   

A:Windows 8.1 Crashes Randomly

For others experiencing these kinds of errors:
I'd suggest also checking over in the General Security forums for your status with the Spectre/Meltdown updates.
They can cause problems with booting and/or BSOD's - but I'm not familiar with the details on them.
Here's a link to the General Security forums:  https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/45/general-security/

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Hello !
im experiencing 3 kinds of BSOD crashes and i cant figure solutions for each one
help please dumps files are joined !

A:3 different BSOD crashes happens randomly

heeeeeelp plz !

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Hi there, can someone help me with this problem? My computer crashes randomly after I enter Dota 2, a game. And after my computer reboots, it will restart after 5 to 10 min. Does this mean that there's a compatibility problem with the game? Or is there something really wrong with my computer? However, in the past, I was able to play Dota 2 without my computer crashing. Help me pls!

A:Crashes and restarts randomly

Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (eventvwr.msc)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).
Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

hamachi.sys Thu Feb 19 05:36:41 2009 (499D3639)
LogMeIn Hamachi Virtual network interface driver

ASMMAP64.sys Thu Jul 2 05:13:26 2009 (4A4C7A36)

tap0901t.sys Wed Sep 16 02:02:43 2009 (4AB07F83)
Google Earth or Tunngle (TAP-Win32 Adapter V9 (Tunngle))

atkwmiacpi64.sys Mon Jul 26 01:56:49 2010 (4C4D23A1)

HECIx64.sys ... Read more

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