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IE shuts down randomly. Computer crashes with blue screen randomly.

Q: IE shuts down randomly. Computer crashes with blue screen randomly.

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 someone could save me some heartache and a trip to the computer store. Any help is appreciated. Again, thank you for taking the time to listen and respond. )

P.S. Please excuse any mis-spellings, the ieSpell won't download for me :0\

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Preferred Solution: IE shuts down randomly. Computer crashes with blue screen randomly.

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.)

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I don't know if these are related issues, but here's what's happening:

1) My desktop computer with W7 sometimes shuts down while it's not being used. OR the monitor goes to sleep and I cannot wake it without doing a manual shutdown.
2) I have had the Blue Screen appear 2 times. I don't remember what I was doing at the time. Most likely researching something on the Internet.

Please let me know what other information you might need.
 

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Hello. I have recently bought a new pc. It had very much problems since it didnt have a disk drive and I needed to install some things and also Windows 7 through usb. When I installed the motherboard drivers if thats what they are called I also installed internet drivers. But I did not install everything from those things that were there only internet drivers and motherboard. I thought everything is going to be okay, and it was and I played games on it, everything went very well. The first time something happened was when I was playing WoW and it just froze and shut down. The second time was the same and now it turns to a blue screen where it says that something is wrong with my Windows and it will shut down to prevent any damage oh and it does not shutdown the computer it restarts it... >.>. I couldnt read everything because it turned off too fast for me to read anything but the first part. The blue screen happens more often than the freezing. Please help
Thanks

A:PC Randomly shuts down after a blue screen.

Go here Windows Vista/7,Windows 8 & 8.1 BSOD Posting instructions follow all instructions to the letter, using all tools illustrated. Then proceed to the next steps by posting your logs. Keep your posts and logs (logs mini dumps etc...) in BSOD, App crashes, and hangs.

Be patient they get a lot of inquires. Someone will be along to help you.

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How to resolve DPC_watchdog_violation error? My laptop shutdown randomly, leaving all unsaved stuff. A blue-screen with this error appears. I am not a techy-savy but I really need help to resolve this. Thanks!

A:asus laptop randomly shuts down with a blue screen and error message

You'd best repost this issue in the BSOD section here. What you're experiencing is called Blue Screen Of Death, or BSOD. I have had the same issue before, I have a feeling it was to do with driver conflicts.

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my system very often reboots at random points of time - with me working on the system, not working, sometimes runs ok for 30 minutes, sometimes 3 minutes. I think it may have started with the upgrade of video card to BFG 9600 but i might have installed it before i re-installed windows 7. I don't have a wireless card on my computer (the driver for WiFi was commonly referred to as a problematic one).

I'm attaching my minidump file, maybe someone would be kind enough to try helping me to figuring out what the issue may be.

I run Windows 7 build 7100
Asus P5B Deluxe (not wi-fi edition)
2GB ram DDR2-800
e6300 core 2 duo 1.86 with active cooling 7 cpu fan
430 watt PSU
anantec case with 3 extra fans enabled on low speeds
NVidia BFG 9600 GT video

any help is greatly appreciated, i spent days already trying to pin point where the issue is coming from, and it may be some BIOS settings, as well as the MS and non-MS drivers / updates

i tried changing the overclock settings from none to the highest stable for this config, none of them work stable

A:Windows 7 crashes randomly with Blue Screen driver_power_state_failure

Bugcheck 0x9F: DRIVER_STATE_POWER_FAILURE, pointing to ADIHdAud.sys.


Code:
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DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver is causing an inconsistent power state.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80032edd40, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80003fe15a8, Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa8001f81c10, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:
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DRVPOWERSTATE_SUBCODE: 3

IRP_ADDRESS: fffffa8001f81c10

DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa80032f3980

DRIVER_OBJECT: fffffa80032f16d0

IMAGE_NAME: ADIHdAud.sys

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 4612c785

MODULE_NAME: ADIHdAud

FAULTING_MODULE: fffff88004104000 ADIHdAud

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F

PROCESS_NAME: System

CURRENT_IRQL: 2

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002a491c0 to fffff80002a97f80

STACK_TEXT:
fffff800`03fe1558 fffff800`02a491c0 : 00000000`0000009f 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`032edd40 fffff800`03fe15a8 : nt!KeBugChe... Read more

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Our computer has been shutting off ever since we replaced the motherboard and cpu. It wasn't the motherboard, or temperature because we tried replacing the motherboard, and putting in a fan. The computer runs Windows 7, and usually shuts off during a game within 30 minutes of turning on.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8173 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1907626 MB, Free - 1797145 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0
Antivirus: None
 

A:Computer shuts off randomly - Black screen

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Blue Screen problem, Windows Explorer crashes randomly and system keeps on rebooting so often. Following is error message popped up. Attached is minidump file, bu I couldn't read this file, please advice me if anyone can read the file, and help me to figure out what went wrong. Thank you

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: FFFFFA8018C5B010
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: FFFFF80002D47366
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\082212-11372-01.dmp
C:\Users\MFP User\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-36310652-0.sysdata.xml

A:Blue Screen issue, System crashes randomly and automatically rebooting

Hello Uuganbat and welcome to Sevenforums.

.exeplorer troubleshootingHaving crashes upon the .explorer usually reveals problems in the Windows Context Menu. I'd suggest you to download a software called ShellExView. The idea of ShellExView is to figure out, what shell extension is causing your explorer to crash.Use the software with this procedure- Disable one extension that doesn't belong to Microsoft. In many cases there are running 3rd party shell extension along Windows, and may cause the crash. If the crash persist, undo the selection, and proceed to the next non-Microsoft extension. Keep doing so, until you've found the culprit.

Download Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes will investigate malware and worm targets, and try to remove them. It's very handy in that manner.Run a full scan of it twice or more. In many cases it won't detect malware in the first shot.

To ensure Windows isn't broken, we'll recommend the sfc /scannow command.Here's how- Press Start | search 'cmd' | Right-click it
| open as Admin | type SFC /SCANNOW

SFC /scannow

If the steps didn't work, Create a new User Account on your system. The current user account you're using, may be broken and corrupted.

Best Regards,
Frederik.

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My computer is a Windows Vista Home Premium x64 with NVDIVIA drivers. The computer in question is not functioning yet, as it repeatedly crashes and sends me to a blank, black screen, as if the computer had been restarted. What other specs do I need to provide, and what tests do I need to run so that I can provide you with the necessary information for optimal assistance?

Additional info: About two weeks ago, my computer had many BSODS, usually back to back, until , magically, they all stopped I occurring after my dad opened up the computer to clean the dust out. I have not had a single bsod since, and this current series of crashes started after my pc froze(while audio was on; said audio was on loop but only a fraction of the audio).

Right now, the computer will no start up anything, not even a load up screen. I have to wait about twenty minutes while the computer is powered off for anything to load after I power it up. Is this an indication of the problem at hand?

A:Computer randomly crashes into a blank, black screen

That could be one of multiple things.
Overheating can cause the computer to shut itself down, especially if you have to wait for it to cool off to use it. Considering it was cleaned recently it is possible that this is not the problem. But the fact that you need to wait a period of time before it starts up suggests that heating is still the cause.

It can also be caused by faulty RAM. I suggest you run Memtest and see if the RAM might be damaged.

To make it easier to identify your problem, it would be useful to know your computer's specs.
Is it pre-built, and if so, what is the Make and Model details?
If its custom built, list the specs here, also including the Power Supply Unit's make and power output, as that can also cause freezes.

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Hi there.
 
Few days ago I connected an old hard drive (not really old) that always worked upon connecting (I connected it over 5 times this month, at least) I disconnect it mainly because I don't want it to be effected from viruses or anything, I got important stuff there.
It's not an external hard drive, I had to open my pc case to connect it of course.
 
After connecting it my PC suddenly didn't show anything on screen, so I said ok, something is probably wrong with this hard drive (didn't find a solution to this) and decided to disconnect it.
 
From that point I kept getting random blue screens on my PC (I have this PC for 5 years and I never, NEVER had a blue screen, not even once.)
 
The blue screen said that I should remove any new installed hardware (which was probably my old hard drive)
and wrote
*** STOP: 0x0000003b (0x0000000c0000005, 0xFFFFF80002ACAF92, 0xFFFFF8800AD47AD0, 0x0000000000000)
Didn't really count the last with many 0 on it.
 
I tried playing with my RAM memory and somehow ended with both connected but having 2GB instead of 4GB (I put them back into their original places)
 
I currently run safe mode with networking but it gets this blue screen after maybe 15 minutes when on normal mode I get this after between 10 seconds till 5 minutes.
 
I noticed that opening Steam or xfire immediately gave me this blue screen so I deleted both from my PC but I still get this crash after few minutes.
 
my PC specs are:
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A:Computer randomly gets a blue screen

Try the hotfix found here.

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It appears that I am having the same issue stated in this thread http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/582903-my-computer-shuts-down-randomly.html

At absolutely random times, my monitor will go dark and I will hear this buzzing noise until the Blue Screen otherwise known as the "Blue Screen of Death" appears for a short time. Then my computer restarts. There is no pattern to when this occurs. Sometimes, I leave my computer on through the night and wake up the next morning to find it fine or vice versa. Other times, I use my computer for half and hour and it happens. The Blue Screen also occurs occasionally when I shut down my computer.

This problem started to occur about 2 weeks ago. I have run several virus scans using several different programs and no problems were found.

As a side note, sometimes when i look something up on www.google.ca and click one of the search results, it will take me to a different search engine showing the results of my search using that engine. I just have to keep going back and trying again until I get the website I'm looking for which normally takes around 2 -3 trys. This issue however is a side matter, as the initial and more important problem was stated first.

Please give me some steps to solve my problems. Thanks
 

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Blue Screen of Death Minidumps:BSOD 1 Download: 100514-28438-01.dmp
BSOD 1 Image: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED ffffffff`c0000005 dxgmms1.sys)
BSOD 2 Download: 100514-31153-01.dmp
BSOD 2 Image: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION 00000000`c0000005 ntoskrnl.exe)
Minidump Collection: Minidump Folder & Zip (As of 21:56 on 06/10/2014)

Computer Specifications:Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6
Memory: 64GB Corsair DDR3 PC2133 (8x8GB)
Graphics Card: AMD R9 270X (4GB)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4930K 3.40GHz
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i
PSU: Corsair RM 750W

Diagnostic Logs:DM Logs: RY-PC-06_10_2014_130811_31.zip
SF Diagnostics: SF_06-10-2014.zip

Checks that I've done:sfc /scannow [Completed, No Errors]
chkdsk /f /r [Completed, No Errors]
Windows Memory Diagnostics [Completed, No Errors]
Memtest 86+ [Completed, No Errors]
IntelBurnTest (CPU Stress Test) [Completed, No BSOD or overheating] - CPU at MAX and
Idle for Comparison
FurMark (GPU Stress Test) [Completed, No BSOD or overheating] - GPU at MAX and Idle for Comparison

Changes made: Uninstalled TrueCrypt
Uninstalled AsRock AppCharger
Updated Realtek High Definition Audio Codec (R2.75)
Updated BIOS to 3.10 from 3.00
Attempted to check all drivers, however I'm unsure what ones are correct/fully up to date

Confirmed to be installed: .NET Frameworks (All, Latest)
Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages (All, Latest)
DirectX (All, Latest)

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A:Blue Screen of Deaths (Randomly) on a new computer

Hello,

Despite the details you have provided, please follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions so we can better assist you.

-Justin

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Whenever I play fullscreen games such as League of Legends or Diablo. After about a couple of minutes, it will randomly crash. I've done a reformatting on the computer to no avail (the problem still persists). Not sure if it's a hardware issue and if I should get the graphics card replaced.

I've also updated all of my drivers so I know the problem isn't with not having updated drivers.

When it crashes, the screen has rainbow streaks, and the audio starts looping. I have to restart just to go back into my game and whatnot.

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium

(Ingame for league, I turned off video sync and I have settings on low)

Suggestions on how to fix this problem? Should I downgrade my drivers?

Nvida Geforce GT 630
AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 3.60 Ghz
8.00 GB Ram

How can I debug this problem?

Also I can't access the boot menu to format from the CD/USB. It takes me to the "start windows normally start windows in safe mode etc" screen.

I've tried all the F keys including the escape key and none of them work, because they all take me to the same screen. The only way I can reformat my computer is by doing it through the actual windows itself. I can't even make my current partition active for some reason even though I'm administrator.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Solved: Playing full screen games, computer randomly crashes

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Hey everyone, my computer has been being rather naughty lately, it has been shutting down on about 5 minutes or so after start up it has happened before, I did a restore disk reboot and that had seemed to work until yesterday, I managed to get it working again yesterday under pure luck. I don't know what to do so please help out if you can
Here's details:

If you need anything else let me know, Thanks.

A:My Computer randomly shutting down and giving off Blue Screen

Hi Mikimoo.

Scan the system for possible virus infection with the following programs.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
If both the scans are clean, test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

If it does not show any errors, enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.



   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.



   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.



   Tip

If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
If you cannot boot in Safe m... Read more

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My computer has been shutting down randomly and I keep getting the blue screen errors. I believe it is malware/viruses because everytime I tried to do a custom scan of my hardrive it would find 2 infections, then it would freeze and shut down. For some reason my computer would not let me upload the log, so I will post it here for your convenience. Any help would be much appreciated thank you.
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UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT
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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01)
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Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 3/30/2013 11:37:05 AM
System Uptime: 7/7/2014 3:22:46 AM (1 hours ago)
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Motherboard: Foxconn | | 2ADA
Processor: Intel® Pentium® CPU G640 @ 2.80GHz | CPU 1 | 1596/100mhz
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==== Disk Partitions =========================
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C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 931 GiB total, 260.899 GiB free.
D: is CDROM ()
E: is Removable
F: is CDROM ()
G: is FIXED (NTFS) - 1863 GiB total, 0.03 GiB free.
H: is FIXED (NTFS) - 466 GiB total, 1.614 GiB free.
K: is Removable
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==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
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==== System Restore Points ===================
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RP227: 7/6/2014 2:09:08 PM - Scheduled Checkpoint
RP228: 7/6/2014 7:06:10 PM - Installed 7-Zip 9.20 (x64 edition)
RP229: 7/7/2014 3:38:18 AM - Removed Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable - 10.0.30319
RP230: 7/7/2014 3:52:24 AM - Removed Google Drive
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==== Image File Execution Options =============
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A:computer keeps shutting down randomly (blue screen errors)

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.   Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit from hereUnzip the contents to a folder in a convenient location.Open the folder where the contents were unzipped and run mbar.exeFollow the instructions in the wizard to update and allow the program to scan your computer for threats.If a... Read more

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Brand new ibuypower pc randomly restarts and says to insert boot disk. Have checked hard drive to make sure all power cables are firmly connected but the problem still occurs. Attaching error logs.
Faulting application name: CCC.exe, version: 4.5.0.0, time stamp: 0x53ad0dcc
Faulting module name: amdmantle64.dll, version: 9.1.10.34, time stamp: 0x5417637b
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000040cfa6
Faulting process id: 0xde0
Faulting application start time: 0x01d00c86f186ebda
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\amdmantle64.dll
Report Id: 35f2e873-787a-11e4-8262-74d435b4c367
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

A:Computer randomly blue screen and says to insert boot disk

Please upload a file according to postin instructions. There is no dump file included. Check your Minidump folder for them. If there are no minidumps, check if your system is configured correctly and if you are using software like CCleaner or Tuneup Utilities uninstall them for the time being. Check your Boot Device priority in BIOS. Update your GPU drivers. If they are already the latest version available, revert to an older release like 14.4. Post back the results.

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I have a Gateway with 32 bit OS, and Vista SP2 installed.

My mom recently installed a program to watch videos, but it was useless to her and she uninstalled it. Day after, I was browsing the internet and the computer froze and became completely unresponsive. Couldn't even get the task manager open, so I had to force it to shut down.

Tried to turn it back on, and got a black screen that said no boot device found. then no boot file received. Tried to run Mbytes because I thought maybe she might have picked up a virus, and left the computer. Twenty minutes later I came back and it had restarted for no apparent reason. Tried again, and got a BSOD halfway, error x000007. Every other restart failed, saying that no boot file had been received.

Did system restore, which seemed to fix the problem temporarily. Tried to run SuperAntiSpyware, and computer restarted... again. Windows suggested I reinstall an Intel processor driver that was missing. Did, but later that night got the BSOD again, halfway through an Mbytes scan.

This had not happened before, I'm kind of at a loss. I ran Diskcheck, which fixed a few bad clusters, etc. I'm having a hard time thinking this could be a malware problem, except for the random restarts while I'm scanning for viruses.

Any suggestions? System restore seemed to help at first, but now it's back to the same thing. I only have one minidump file, but I can't seem to read it myself. Help?

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A:Computer freezes randomly, Blue Screen and failure to boot?

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It all started when i opened some foreign file and it mustve been a virus or something. That triggered my computer to make these weird whirring clicky noises. Then my computer shut down. That day, i tryied to turn it on, it worked. However, the monitor didnt display anything. The computer was running but something to do with the bios just wasn't working.
Later on, my father fixed it.
However. NOW, the computer randomly shuts off by itself.
I'd start the computer on, and usually, the computer would start to make these noises similar to that of a computer reading a disc.
after the noises, the computer shuts off, and restarts by itself.
Anyone have any ideas?
 

A:Computer shuts makes busy noise then shuts off randomly

Your hard drive may be faulty. What is the make and model of the system and what is the brand of the hard drive inside the computer?
 

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So this time the problem started out as a simple issue. Whenever I bump the desk or move the keyboard out with too much force, the computer shuts off. Everybody told me that it could have been a loose connection so I checked it all and replugged everything back in. The computer starting working fine for about 5 hours then it just shut off randomly while I was playing a game. This time, though, it shut off without me bumping into anything. SO, is this a power supply issue? I'm using a 550-watt supply while running a 7800 GT. This is the right power amount so that's not my concern. And now the problem has gotten worse to the point where I turn on the computer and nothing shows up again. Windows doesn't load and the screen is on too. You here the fans and everything but nothing will load. All my parts from my old issue were replaced EXCEPT the power supply and CD-drive. I don't think it could be another loose connection b/c now nothing even shows up. Please help!!!
 

A:Power shuts off randomly, and any movement around computer shuts it off

Have you tried plugging into a different surge protector and different outlet?

Sounds like you need to swap the power supply to me.
 

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As above.

There will also be static sound. Usually that happens in the first boot in a few hours (cold start). Subsequent boot ups tend to be fine.

From the windows event log it's a Kernel-power 41 error (63).

It's a Toshiba Portege M900 running on Windows 7 (Intel Core 2 Duo, ) Any ideas what's wrong with it (e.g. motherboard or hdd?) I've just tested the RAM and the full test came out fine.

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A:Help! Laptop (win 7) randomly shuts down during welcome screen

Anyone? :(

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Hello, since one week my screen shuts down; goes black.  After turning off it blinks with white light from bottom of screen, for ~10s, but the light is not bright, you can barley see it with lights on. It usually happens after several hours running, but today it happend after 1h.Monitor connected via VGA also has no connection.After turning laptop off by pressing I/O button and then turning on the screen works just fine... When the screen is not working I have an acces to computer via remote desktop, so everythink works. Notebook is 5 years old. I don't use it with battery for a long time. First battery was discharging quickly, next one got a bump and a crack on it.Everythink was fine till now. Where the problem, softwere or hardwere? regardsMarcin

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Hi all,
Been having a few computer troubles, last couple of days. Up until now, I have never had a computer crash since building my machine. Occasionally I've had to force-quit a program, but never random crashes.

I've had 6 in the last day or so, though. And none of them have happened with a BSoD. The last one to happen was while watching a movie. I Ctrl+Alt+Del'd and it got stuck showing a message "preparing security options..." with the time-circle(?), but never progressed past that point.

They all seem to happen at random, regardless of what I do. When playing full-screen games, watching full-screen movies, or even just sitting idling. I've tried updating my MOBO BiOS, my gfx driver, tried taking out and setting the RAM again, and even ran a full-system scan with both anti-virus and with CCleaner.

I'm afraid I'm not sure what I should do.

I tried to upload the files from the SF_Diagnostic_Tool, but got a message saying I didn't have the correct Security Token?

If there's any other information that you require of me, please don't hesitate to ask.

A:Computer crashes randomly; full-screen games, full screen movies

Put the files on Dropbox or Skydrive and post a link here. Will have a look

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Over the last week my hp notebooks has been (what I thought ) shut off when I didn't do it. It was weird though because after turning it back on, all my apps were still open. Now, a little bit ago, it happened when I was using it it... went black, turned back on, and the page was just up. Didn't even need to reload. Did a bit of googling, and found it might not be shutting off, just entering hibernation, but I don't have it set up to go into hibernation.

I also thought it might be because the battery no longer holds a charge and is slowly dying (at 7% for the last few days) but that doesn't really affect me because I always have it plugged in.

how can i find out why?
 

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MY friend built a pc for me and when i started the computer its shut downs randomly...at first the pc shuts down right after it starts..then after few boots my friend was able to set the bios and all..when we tried to install the windows the system shuts down again..sometime mid way thru the installation and some time even before the installation starts..i tried leaving the computer on for a while without trying to install the windows and it remain on..i dunno wats happening here..
My Pc Spec:
3.4 G Pentium D
512mb Corsair memory card
380w ATX12v psu that comes with the casing-Raidmax
160gb Maxtor hard drive
i tried to install wind xp...
no video cards or sound cards..
im really lost n i hope u guys can help me out..thanks in advance..
 

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Hello and welcome to Techspot!

First two guesses are either
a) you don't have the heatsink seated properly and your system is overheating. Try reseating the HSF with some new thermal paste.
b) Your power supply is dying. Raidmax are well known for producing low quality PSUs that die out early.
 

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Hello,

I am having a problem where my computer randomly shuts down and restarts. This happens sometimes a minute after I get online and sometimes an hour or so after I get online. I am currently using dial up (kind of living in a temporary apt right now ). My computer is a Sony Vaio desktop with a 2.8 P4 with Win XP personal. I don't think it is the power supply because this only occurs when I am online no matter how long I leave my computer turned on. I have seen alot of forums where people have had this problem while playing games, but being that I am currently using dial up, I am not doing much of that. Also, I have plently of ram. The problem started recently when I installed Norton Internet Security 2005. Prior to that I had Norton Antivirus 2004. I have tried Norton tech support and they concluded that it wasn't a result of the Norton. Another thing that happened at the same time is that my javascripts in Internet Explorer quit working; but this only happened in e-mails. In other words I can open links on websites but not links sent to me via my hotmail account. However, these links still work when I access my e-mail from AOL. Kinda strange, huh? I am going to quit typing now for fear that my computer is about to shut off and I am going to have to retype all of this. Thanks in advance for your advice. - Matt

A:Computer randomly shuts down

Thats interesting.

I would download HighJackThis and post your log file in the HJT forum...a link to an up to date HJT can be found in their forum.

Good luck

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This started a few months ago just shutting down once or twice a week. Not sure if it is was after unsuccessfully downloading a current Adobe Flash Player, IE 8 or contracting a virus. It went on hardly unnoticed until today, when the computer began shutting down every 30 minutes - an hour and a half. We use Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Office 07. There is no error message prior to shut down, and after the computer restarts the Microsoft Windows error appears saying the computer has just recovered from a serious error - report/don't report. We have tried reporting a few times but get a corrupted error report message. Not sure where to go from here. Any suggestions?

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Rebooting computers are a pain to diagnose usually. Anything can cause a computer to reboot: spyware, virus, faulty memory, failing fan causing overheating, bad motherboard or failing hard drive, plus any other component in the case. When it shuts down, does it just power off or does it give you a blue screen of death (blue screen with white text with stop error message on it)?Just to see if you posted in the correct forum, I suggest you run an MBAM scan.Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-malware and save it to your desktop.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.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-Malware Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. On the Scanner tab make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected then click on the Scan button. If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found". Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen click on the Show Results button to see... Read more

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Hi, recently my computer has been shutting down randomly whilst playing games and i cant seem to find the reason. Could somebody please take a look at my Temp and volt reading to see if maybe its a PSU or cooling problem. Thanks.

Readings:
http://imgur.com/OgNBSmA

Specs:

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX Motherboard
CPU: Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU
CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo
GPU: Asus GTX 780 DirectCU II 3GB GDDR5
RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit
HDD: Western Digital Green - 1TB Desktop SATA Hard Drive - OEM
SSD: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5 inch SATA Solid State Drive
PSU: Corsair Gaming Series 2013 Edition GS 700W ATX
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95.AUAA 24x SATA SuperMulti Internal DVDRW Bulk
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Case: Coolermaster Storm Trooper Case
 

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CamSmitty17 said:


whats the brand and model of your computerClick to expand...

Its custom, i made it
 

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Hey i am new to this site but it looked good because i need some help :) well basically i have a computer i built it myself last Christmas so i have had it for a year and a bit now and it has been working fine and then it started to randomly shut down.. it started whilst playing wow after 30 mins in it would shut off then i noticed it do it randomly and its been a while now and i have come up with the following reasons

1. it shuts off on any high end specs game
2. when extracting big files it may shut down
3. when converting files

that is basically the reasons it will shut down.. as i dont have an income i dont have a lot of money but i cant afford to build a new machine so i took it apart, cleaned it all it has a case fan as well and it helped for a bit but then started happening again
currently whilst running now my cpu is 18c the gpu is 43c the system is 36c and the core is 43c this seems fine but when i run a game the cpu will go to up to 75c which seems odd and the rest heat up but are still okay

my specs are

System Manufacturer: MSI
System Model: MS-7369
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs), ~3.1GHz
Memory: 3072MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 9400 GT

i dont know what else you will need but thats all the information i have.. and it could be the cpu the gpu the hard drive or the ram but i have no idea and can... Read more

A:Computer shuts off randomly

Off the top of the head this seems like it could be 2 things. Either your processor is getting to hot and the SMART CPU feature is shutting it down.

Or you could be exhausting the PSU. That's my opinion. Have you check into these? You should.

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Hello, I been using my computer for the last bout 6 months now and havnt had an issue, and now all of the sudden it shuts down like someone is ripping the cord out of the back of it. Ive checked the temps to see if it might be an overheating issue but it doesnt seem to be, the avg temp is 30 Celcius, and it doesnt really get any higher then that. All the fans are spinning and airflow seems good. I have 1g of ramp and have a Nvidia 6800xt i beleive. A 1.8ghz processer and a 80g hard drive...im not sure bout the power supply, but I have a K8n Neo 2 motherboard. Another fact is that after it decides to turn itself off, I have to unplug it then plug it back in before it will power on again.

Plz help and ty in advance...
AJ

A:Computer randomly shuts off

Power Supply Units(PSU) are probably the most common thing to fail on a computer. Check if fan is working on the PSU. Check that your PSU is securely attached to the motherboard(if the PSU is not attached to the motherboard it will not start.) If fan is not working replace PSU.

It could be a other things. First Check voltages:

Input: If you have a multimeter check voltages on both your input from wall socket(should be between somewhere between 110-120VAC) If input voltage to PSU goes too low it is a condition known as sagging and will shut the computer off (this can be remedied with a UPS unit, APC makes good ones) [url]www.apcc.com[url]

PSU Output: check voltages coming from PSU. There are 3 voltages - 12VDC, 5VDC, 3.3VDC all which vary +/-10%. If lower then normal replace your power supply.

Another problem can be a dying power supply: It has internal components that are failing so you cannot tell if there is a problem by using a multimeter(voltages spike and sag too quickly to measure but enough to cause problems). If it is having intermittent problems that is a clue that it is the power supply. Replace it.

A bad or broken switch could also be the problem, but that would most likely just shut your computer down, not cut all power immediately.

If all you need to do is replace the power supply, you are in luck. They are not expensive and simple to install. Make sure you have the right form factor and is compatible with your motherboard.

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I see that there's another thread similar to this, but my situation is slightly different. This started happening about a week ago.

I'll be on my browser, when suddenly my computer will start using quick find and typing in random stuff (most of the time its br/) or if I'm on google it'll type it into the search bar multiple times. If I'm not on my browser it just randomly moves between desktop icons.

Then firefox will crash. Sometimes it opens up the "do you really want to shut down" screen and I can cancel, but most of the time it just shuts down immediately.

When i try to turn it back on it'll take multiple tries because every time I get to the log in screen and try to type in my password it'll shut down.

I've dusted off the hardware, I've run multiple malware/virus scans but nothing has worked.

Is there anything that can be done?

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and it just happened in safe mode, so I'm guessing its a hardware issue.

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if anyone, ANYONE! can help me, it will be VERY much appreciated.

System: 1.1g AMD Athlon,MSI k7t133 pro a, a gforce2 4\mx 400, 512mb ram, OS XP

As a gamer at heart I like my games to run...all the time.
I've had this problem which is on and off but very disturbing,
at times (varies per game) my joy bringing computer
....
.......JUST SHUTS DOWN , not even off. it seems as if its in suspend mode, everything is on HD light is perm on but reading no info. Screen goes off.... uhh hell 4 a gamer.

I've tried everything... updated detonator drivers, all the new Via drivers, even bios update.

I thought it may be my powersupply but only in games does this happen ARG!!. Also power supply is reading normal voltages when tested.

I even placed additional fans in the box and replaced my fan on chip for a more powerful one, thinking it may be overheating. PLEASE GOD HELP ME I'm GOING CRAZY.

So to anyone who may recognize the problem... I LOVE YOU.

thanks
Turbo
 

A:Computer randomly shuts down help plz!! please!

check this article here http://www.geforcefaq.com/faq.cgi#hw:gef:troub:blackout

If the card is running agp 4x try 2x, you should have an option in your bios to change the agp
 

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Hey i recently built my own computer and put it to windows 7 ulitmate my crash report is this
Critical 7/9/2014 8:09:11 PM Kernel-Power 41 (63)

and my specs of the machine are as follows 8350 Amd unlocked black edition processor.
GtX 750 TI
6 GIGs of ram and a Asus sabertooth motherboard.

Can anyone help me?

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What spec is your power supply, make and model?

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Hello, Like my title says my pc will shut off randomly. It first started while I was gaming however an hour ago it shut off while on facebook. My pc was only on for a good 5mins prior to shut down. While gaming my GPU temp and PCB temp were normal, so I don't see this being a over heating issue. I just cleaned out the dust from my pc hoping that will be a easy fix, but we all know nothing is that easy so here I am. Here's some info about my pc.
Windows 7 64 bit
PSU-TX650W Corsair-1 year old
AMD Phenom II X4 940 Processor 3ghz-1 year old
3gb of memory
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 260-1 year old
I think this is my hard drive so forgive me if I'm mistaken
WDC WD5000AAKB-00YSA0 ATA
I ran scans off AVG and shows no signs of a virus.
Thank you for your help!

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d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

if it comes up clear run

chkdsk /f

are you seeing any error messages

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I have been having a problem with my computer just randomly shutting down with no "windows is shutting down" screen or anything, it just seems as though the power cord was disconnected, but then just starts back up again. i was wondering if there was anything that i could do (i have tried a system restore ans even the HP system recovery, and neither work)

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What programmes are you running when it shuts down?It could be caused by your compter overheating. You could try cleaning out the case.Cleaning the Interior of your PC

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I have a Gateway Turion 64 PC that randomly shuts down.. it runs hot a lot. I have run some scans. attached the second.. ithink it attached...
DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Caroline at 20:19:24.86 on Sat 07/31/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.958.430 [GMT -7:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack\RAM_XP.exe
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My computer has been working fine for almost 8 months and suddenly it has been shutting off randomly its now getting bad where it will only stay on for 10 mins at a time. hell im in a rush to type this message in fear it will shut off again. I have a feeling it may be a bug. but im not positive. I'm not asking for a detailed answer I would just like some ideas of what it could be because im pretty decent with computers i just dont know where to start.
 

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My hp labtop would shut off suddenly while the battery  had around 40-50% of battery life. I charged the battery to 100% and the same thing would happen around 50%. Fully charged it again and it suddenly shut off at 70%, but now the laptop cannot turn on unless the AC power cord is connected. Now when I turn on the laptop I receive an HP BATTERY ALERT - which says storage capacity of the battery to be very low etc.(601) I completed the system extensive test and everything PASSED, but the battery won't scan (Battery Check: Not installed).

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Replace battery! 

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Ok this is what I have:

Memory: CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400 - Retail

OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home With SP2 - OEM

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 1066MHz FSB LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6400 - Retail

Mobo: Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 Socket T (LGA 775) Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Keyboard: Sunbeam EL-KB-07SL 2-Tone PS/2 Wired Standard Illuminated Keyboard - Retail

PSU: ENERMAX Whisper II EG565P-VE FMA(24P) ATX12V 535W Power Supply - Retail

Video card: Open Box: connect3D 3056 Radeon X1900XT 512MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - OEM

Monitor: Hanns·G JW-199DPB Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail

HD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (Perpendicular Recording) ST3250620AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Floppy drive: MITSUMI Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive - OEM

Case: APEVIA (ASPIRE) MX-PLEASURE-BK Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case ATX 500W dual fan w/ automatic fan speed control. Connector 20 + 4 pin Power Supply - Retail

Optical drive: LITE-ON 16X DVD±R DVD Burner Black IDE Model SHW160P6S05 - OEM

I just got things together and I turned on the computer. I was getting ready to set the computer to boot from CD so I can install Windows. Then the computer just shut off. Then I turned it on again and once again it just randomly shut off. Some times it shuts off with in 15 seconds of tu... Read more

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As the title says my laptop (Compaq Presario r3000 WinXP Pro, Pentium 4) shuts down at the oddest times. Now usually it happens when I accidently move the charging/power cord. (I need to leave the cord in because my battery has been shot for a while.) So I think it might have something to do with the power connection but then sometimes it just shuts down when I'm not even touching it.
Could it be that the cpu is getting too hot? I've tried taking the back cover off to clean out the fans but I couldn't get one of the screws out because my screwdriver broke. So I figure I'm going to try that first when I find a new screwdriver thats not a piece of junk.
Any other suggestions?

A:Computer Randomly Shuts Down

You've stated the 2 most obvious places to start looking. Heat could cause it, or the power connection inside the laptop could be loose. Possibly where it's soldered to the board
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Not a day goes by that my computer doesnt shut down on me in the middle of a task,wether its surfing the web, playing a game, or writing a report. I cant figure out whats wrong with it. Sometimes it will shut down within the first 30 seconds of turning it on, other times it will 3 minutes into and other times it will 10 minutes into it. i check all my plugs are fine, i ran scandisk, i defragged and everything came up hunk-dorey. so whats wrong with it, im baffled. Help!!
 

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i can be doing any thing on my pc and it will shut down with out blue screening then restarts.
i have checked cpu and gpu temps all look ok and have done memtest on each stick which came back with a pass.

any help would be much appreciated.

A:Computer shuts down randomly

You might want to read how to properly post a thread. Since i made this mistake, no one helped me out yet.

Here's the link:
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hello all,

I've had my current PC for around 2 years and it seems to shut down while doing certain tasks. The problem started out small, It would only shut down while on the loading screen for Sims 3 but at the same time I could run Crysis 1 on ultra high with no problems what so ever. I didn't really mind about Sims 3 and my PC didn't shut down doing anything else at the time, so I left it.

However, the PC has started to shut down whenever I try to download something from steam, it will start the download and then a couple of seconds later it will shut down and then restart. I can rarely download a game but only if I run another game in the background. It also happens while downloading other things, for example running an MMO client and letting it do updates. I have no clue why it does this and I hope someone can help me out!

I have included the DxDiag as an attachment.

Thanks!
 

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My Windows Vista Desktop Computer will randomly shut itself off for no reason whatsoever. It is at a point now where it is expected it will do it because of how frequently it occurs. When it happens, my screen will read no signal, and the computer does nothing. Then after roughly 10 minutes the computer reboots and asks if I would like to reboot normally or with the "safe" options. I am not sure where to go from here or what action is necessary to resolve this issue.

Thank you,

Lush1

A:Computer randomly shuts itself off

Hi and elcome to TSF make and model of your computer please or if it is a custom built machine please post the make and model of
motherboard
cpu
ram
gpu
and power supply
is there still harddrive activity ie light flashing

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Sony Vaio VPCEH390X
Intel 5 - 2.5 Ghz
4GB RAM
Windows 7 Home Premium(64x)
BIOS: InsydeH2O Version 03.60.51R0190Z9
 
 
Computer is randomly shutting down(no BSOD) and the event log comes with 3 consistent errors I'll post below then ultimately ends with the 41 Kernel Power Critical.
 
I'm ran TDSSKiller, Malwarebytes, downloaded AVG with the TuneUp and ran test, and did chkdsk.
 
Source: DHCP-Client
Event Id: 1001
 
Your computer was not assigned an address from the network (by the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0x74E50BC0E1B7.  The following error occurred: 0x79. Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.
 
- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
  <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Dhcp-Client" Guid="{15A7A4F8-0072-4EAB-ABAD-F98A4D666AED}" /> 
  <EventID>1001</EventID> 
  <Version>0</Version> 
  <Level>2</Level> 
  <Task>3</Task> 
  <Opcode>75</Opcode> 
  <Keywords>0x4000000000000000</Keywords> 
  <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-11-07T06:31:31.146449600Z" /> 
  <EventRecordID>6742</EventRecordID> 
  <Correlation /> 
  <Execution ProcessID="1088" ThreadID="3108" /> 
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A:Computer randomly shuts down

Hi, there are a few different things that can cause a PC to shut down suddenly. Can you describe what happens when it randomly shuts down, e.g. does it actually go into a shutdown sequence, does the screen suddenly go blank and all of the hardware shut off, does it freeze?
 
Also, does your machine have a CD/DVD drive, or did you install any emulation software for mounting ISO files? There's an error in your event log that makes me think there could be a problem there, specificially:

Error: (11/07/2013 09:59:31 PM) (Source: sptd) (User: )
Description: Driver detected an internal error in its data structures for .

Error: (11/07/2013 04:12:25 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: )
Description: The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
sptd

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Hey all,

Lately, my system has been randomly shutting off as if it loses power temporarily. The screen just goes black, and then the system boots back up. As far as I can tell, it only happens when my system is overclocked, but even then it is inconsistent. I had my i7 920 clocked to a simple 3.2 ghz and my gtx 275 clocked to 725/1650/1300, then ran folding clients (SMP and GPU2 respectively) on both of them for 8 hours with no problems. Then, I close down the clients, open up photoshop and bridge, and the system shuts down. I turned it back on and within five minutes it had shut off again. I have restored the bios to stock settings, and it appears to be running fine. Could this be a PSU problem? Or does this system just not like overclocking very much? Any advice is welcome.
 

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Oh, also, I have been keeping an eye on my temps... According to Gigabyte's Easy Tune 6 program, the CPU temp has never gone above 45C and looking at EVGA Precision, the GPU temp usually sits in the mid-high 50s.
 

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About 20 or 30 mins the computer reboots on its own. Any idea what it could be?
 

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When I went to college 6 months ago. I brought my desktop with me, worked fine before I left. Got to school set it up, and when I'm running many processes on my computer or loading up a game it will turn off. Then after that some times won't even turn back on. I thought maybe it was my power supply since the one I had was the minimum power I needed, and was old. So I bought a brand new PSU with more power, and the same problem is happening.

Here is my specs

Motherboard: Gigabyte S Series P35-DS3R
PSU:Corsair TX 850 W
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 4 Gigs of Ram
Hard Drive: 800 Gig HD Total
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT

I tried many different ideas to fix it. I thought it was either the power supply was going bad, or over heating. But I got a new power supply and the heating is normal

UPDATE:
Alright, I just removed everything from my computer, took motherboard out and processor out. Put it all back in and made sure everything was connected, and connected tightly. Computer turned on, and was loading everything. Tested loading a game, and right before the map loaded up it crashed. Then turned computer right back on, and turned off in a minute or so.

I'm going try get all my information on my backup hard drive then reformat. If that doesn't work any idea?
 

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reiger said:





I'm going try get all my information on my backup hard drive then reformat. If that doesn't work any idea?Click to expand...

For a fault that first started happening 6 months ago!
Yes please do a clean install of Windows to confirm its not software related
Note: A clean install means removing the Partition(s)

Obviously this is Vista 64Bit OS ?
I suspect that you may have a Gigabyte Restore disc (or image on your hard drive) with this computer as well?
Then try that
At least then you will know if its hardware related (as you suspect already that it is)
 

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