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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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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.
.
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.

static noise then shutdown - YouTube

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

Anyone? :(

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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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my computer keeps shutting down by itself. when it reloads, it doesnt do the chkdisk thing it normally does if it shuts down wrongly. i don't have time to do a full system scan with norton before it shuts down again, norton is the only anti-virus thing i have. help??i got this thing after my computer loaded

A:Computer Randomly Shuts Down

welcom apart FROM Norton do you have any other protection programs on board?

and what is your windows version please; have you updated it via the windows update site recently ?

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I need help!!!! my computer shuts down automatically and re-directs to a blue screen and says fatal error and gives a bunch of zero's...what does this mean..plz help!!!.thanks...
 

A:Computer Shuts Down Randomly!!!!!1

It can have many causes. We can start out with the ones that do not cost anything. First of all does this happen in safe mode also? Restart your system and press F8 during the startup; choose safe mode from the menu. Note everything will look strange because of using 16 color. Run the system for a while and see if it restarts. If it does, you have a hardware problem. If it runs fine in safe mode, you have a software, driver, tsr problem.

Once you know where to look for the problem, it becomes easier to solve.
 

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My computer randomly shuts off ONLY when i am playing games... it can do msn and music and stuff fine but when i play a game it usually lasts around 30 mins to an hour and it automatically shuts off my computer.. im wondering if this is my fan or ? What is going ? Help! ty
 

A:My computer randomly shuts off

That usually means the system is overheating. make sure all your fans are working.
 

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By shutting off, I mean it just goes black suddenly, not that windows will properly shut off.

- This usually takes many hours before it happens, but it will happen eventually, even if just left idling or in standby for a day or two

- It doesn't appear to be overheating
- It's a new computer
- I don't think there's any problem with the RAM

It has XP SP3.

Any idea?
 

A:Computer randomly shuts off

What do the properties in your power options say under control panel? It sounds like it's going into a hibernation state. Uncheck it under power options if that's the case. Jazz
 

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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..
 

A:New Computer Shuts Down Randomly

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 everyone. I have been lurking on the boards (they always seem to come up in search results when I have a computer question!) and I wanted to say thanks for the great service you provide. I now have a problem I can't figure out and haven't found it in the search engine.I have a desktop PC that began shutting off randomly. At the time it had contracted a virus of some sort so I suspected that was causing it to shut down. It would kick itself off (no warning, kind of like if the electricity went off) and then start itself back up and repeat this process continually unless I held the power button in while it was starting itself back again. It would not even load in Safe Mode. I let it sit for about 6 months because I didn't feel like dealing with it.The other day I decided to see what it's problem was so the kids could have computer access at home again. When I turned it on in Safe Mode, it ran with no issues and stayed on the entire time (I had it on for at least 8 hours). I ran a Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware scan and removed the infections it found. I ran the defragment program. Tried to start it up in regular mode and it shut down after a few minutes. I ran two more scans and they came back clear. I managed to get the automatic restart function turned off (in between multiple times of it shutting off and restarting). Then I began getting the blue screens of death. These are two codes I got last night (on separate shut downs):***STOP: ... Read more

A:Computer randomly shuts off

Upgrade to SP3, and we will go from there.

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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).

A:Computer Shuts Off Randomly

Replace battery! 

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(Yes, I know there's a topic like this, but mine is different)

Well, today I just installed a new 1GB of DDR RAM into my PC and it runs good. However, now it has been shutting down randomly. Of course, since my computer is messed up and (as usual) I have to wait about a half hour before it will boot at all (It turns on, but it attempts to run a scan of my PC, but stops at the graphic card and freezes). Does anyone know any solution(s)?
 

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Hello. I am having a problem with my computer. Last night, everything was fine. But when I used it today, it's performance was slower. Even opening My Computer takes about 3~5 seconds when it opens instantly before. And it shuts down randomly. Even when running scan disk it shuts down randomly. Sometimes it even shuts down 2 consecutive times.

I don't know if it's a hardware related problem or a virus. Right now, I am running a disk check and I am using another computer. I haven't tried running a virus scan. But if i'll do, I will use Avast!'s boot-time scan.

I checked the power supply, cables attached in the cpu, but everything was fine.
EDIT: I checked my CPU inside (removed the casing) and found out that it was full of dust. Especially the processor. Does this affect the computer? Can this be the source of the problem?

My computer is only 1 year old, and here is its specs:

Intel Core i3
Palit GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 128 Bit
2x 2GB Geil DDR3 RAM (Total of 4GB)
Western Digital 320GB SATA HDD
AsRock H55M-LE Motherboard
Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
(Desktop PC)

If anyone could help me what could I do to know what the problem is, I will really appreciate it.
I really need help. Thanks!
 

A:Computer Shuts Down Randomly

Yes, having the interior and the components covered with dust and debris can cause overheating and other problems.

If you have a portable hair dryer that has a "cool" setting, turn it on "high" fan and give the interior and the components a good blowing out.

Obviously, you want to do this outside.

If you don't have a portable hair dryer, you can buy a can of compressed air at a computer or electronics store that's designed for that purpose.

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If the interior has gotten that dirty after having that desktop for only a year, you might consider moving it off the floor or to a less dusty location.

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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?
 

A:Computer Shuts off Randomly

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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Hello There

I have a HP Pavilion ZT3000; Cetrino WIN XP Home, and my computer shuts down randomly, it shows a blue screen for about 1 second and then it restarts.

Can you please help?

Thanks

Alex
 

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Problem: So after about 15 minutes my computer will just shut down, or sometimes the screen will freeze permanently (mouse doesn't move on the screen and video or music stops) but the screen just usually goes black, so i have to shut off with the button.The weirdest thing is that if i open it right away, the screen will be all black ! After that, if i wait a while, it opens as if nothing happened, but then the same thing happens again.. it'll just shut down without warning.

I had this other problem months ago where i couldn't even open my computer (the screen was all black) but i got someone to reinstall windows for me (i'm not really willing to reinstall it again..) and it was working fine, until now..

So I've tried: rebooting, system restore, scanning my computer and some of the options when pressing f8 or f12 when first opening. Right now i'm on safe mode, and it's not closing ! But i need a solution that more long term..i just found out there's not volume on safe mode...
here is all the info:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3500+, x86 Family 15 Model 79 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 447 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405, 1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 151064 MB, Free - 89347 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, EM61SM/EM61PM , ,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabl... Read more

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i have a customers computer that randomly shuts down in the middle of just general usage. I will do the basic trouble shooting, but any further info or tips would be great. Thanks.
 

A:Computer randomly shuts down

Common causes for this would be overheating or PSU failure.

Download and install this to keep an eye on your CPU temperature. Set it to display the temps in the task bar. If the temps are going over 80ºC you should check the fan is OK and that the heatsink is clean, also replace the thermal paste on the CPU.

http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/
 

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My Gateway desktop computer with Win7-64 bit, has started to shut down by itself. I noticed this happening a few months ago and figured it might be due to overheating. I cleaned out the fan areas and installed Speedfan to see what the temps are. The CPU seems to be running around 35-39 C. I can tell when the pc is going to shut down because shortly before it happens, the screen freezes, the mouse won't operate, and then the tower shuts off, but the screen still has the last image on it. I can start it right away and it works fine until the next shut down which could be a week away or only a few hours away. Naturally, the 1 year warranty has just expired and the Gateway techie says I should do a system recovery and if that doesn't work they'll fix for around $200!! Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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I am using Windows XP on my Dell Dimension 8300 and am in Internet Explorer when the computer shuts down randomly. Before it closes completely a screen comes up showing "Dell Ultrasharp, Genesis Display". I don't know what this is or why it is happening. Any positive direction to solve this problem will be appreciated.

A:Computer shuts down randomly

Does this only happen when you use Internet Explorer? Did you install something new recently?
Also, how long ago have you cleaned the inside of your computer? It is quite possibly a heating issue that is causing the shut downs. Clearing all the dust form the inside using compressed air can do wonders for heating problems.

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OS: Windows XP Corp SP2
PSU: ENERMAX Liberty 620W
MOBO: Foxconn nForce4 SLI ATX AMD
GPU: XFX Geforce 6800 XT
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester 2.0GHz
RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR 400
HD(s): WD Caviar 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s & Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB

I built this PC. Originally I got a string of bad Asus Mobos, 3 in a row, and after I got fed up with it I decided to buy a cheapy Foxconn mobo.

The Problem:
Now, the "random" shutdown isn't completely random. It usually only happens when Im playing a game, but it could be anywhere from 20 min to 6 hours into gameplay. First thought was that something was overheating, but I got a temperature logging thing and only thing running a bit hot are my HD's at 70 degrees (which would cause my comp to lock up, not shut down I would think, if they DID overheat). Second thought is that either my PSU or my Mobo are bad. Obviously I could get a PSU tester thing, but I dont know how to use one and I'm not sure if thats even the problem. I mean could flashing the bios on my Mobo help? Is there any way I can test my Mobo? I'm looking for any possible solution besides having to bust out cash for a PSU tester.

Thanks all.
 

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A while ago, I posted a problem about my computer shutting down and throught I had it fixed after scanning/removing spyware and running disk check. But the last few days it's been happening again. It just shuts down while I'm working on something, either surfing the net, working in psp, working in windows movie maker, checking email, etc. Then I can't turn it back on by pushing the button on the tower. When I look in the back of the tower, the green light for the power isn't on, so I have to push the power cord in and out and jiggle it around a bit to get the green light to turn on and the computer to start up. What could be wrong?

Computer specs:

HP Pavilion 531w
1.3 GHz Intel Celeron processor
256mb RAM
40GB hd (11GB remaining)
Windows XP Home
 

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Lately i can barely even stay on my computer for over 30 minutes, or it just completely shuts down. I have no viruses, i use mcafee, i checked it already. Any comments or suggestions would help, i can't stand it shutting off anymore, please help me!
 

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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?

A:Computer shuts down randomly

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

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here is my HJthis Log file, please help

- Thank you

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:47:47 PM, on 5/14/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LTSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Action Setup\VAServ.exe
C:\Program Files\MemoKit\memokit2.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Michael\Desktop\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://hometab.bellsouth.net/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,Shellnext = http://www.vaio.net/goto/sonystyle
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\System32\Userinit.exe
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So here's the deal. I'm using XP. My computer has started to turn off (and not reboot) randomly for the past couple of months. I can be doing anything from writing a paper. Watching something on Winamp and playing solitaire. Listening to music. There is no error message. I've run Norton scans, and I've even gone to PCpitstop.com and run tests there. I'm not sure what to do or what the problem could be. Oh and if I try to turn it on a few seconds after it's shut down, it starts to boot up, but just turns off again. I usually have to wait a few minutes or more in order to use the computer for longer periods of time.
 

A:My computer shuts off randomly when I'm using it

it's either a bad power supply or an overheating system
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:22:45 PM, on 8/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\3B Software\Windows Registry Repair Pro\Windows Registry Repair Pro.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Silicon Prairie Software\MemTurbo\memturbo.exe
C:\Program Files\Silicon Prairie Software\MemTurbo\memturbo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\3BSOFT~1\WINDOW~2\Windows Clean-Up Pro.uzy
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Personal\Ad-Aware.exe
C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ebay.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://home.netzon.net/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ebay.com
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
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A:My Computer Randomly Shuts Off! This Is My Hjt Log.

Unless I'm missing something I'm not seeing an antivirus program running.

You can get a free one here Free Antivirus http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/

I would do an online scan also here:

Free Online Virus Scan http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/

Anything it can't delete make note of so it can be deleted later.

Do this also

Please download and run the following programs.
AD-AWARE SE

Go to http://www.majorgeeks.com/Ad-Aware_SE_Personal_d506.html and download Ad-Aware SE 1.05
Install and launch program. Click in “ Check for updates “ and download latest reference files.

From the main window: Click START. Under “ Select a Scan Mode” click “Perform Full System Scan”. Uncheck “Search For Negligible Risk Entries”.

Click Next to start scan.
After scan mark everything for removal. ( Right click and Select All )
Restart computer.
SPYBOT SEARCH & DESTROY

Go to http://www.majorgeeks.com/SpyBot-Search_&_Destroy_d2471.html and download Spybot Search & Destroy.

While online open program and click on Search for Updates. Download all updates.
Close all browser windows and click on “ Check for Problems “. Put a check in all entries it finds with a RED exclamation mark then click on Fix Selected Problems.

Restart your computer.
Post another log.
 

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hey eveyrone on occassion my computer randomly shuts down without warning

well it does actually shut down it goes into some form of idle mode, where my monitor goes black and the powerlight blinks and i can still hear my computer running.

my question is could this be my monitor giving out (its a CRT comming on 7 years old now), or maybe my video card (which is only a month old)

or possibly a virus, but it doesn't happen often enough to make me believe its a virus.

this seams to happen once every week or two and i leave my computer running all day everyday with the monitor off

any help or ideas is apprecieated
Allen
P.S. i should also note that this seams to only happen while using windows media player (at least the last 4 times it has been while watching a movie on my computer and i have the most recent version of Windows media player)
 

A:computer randomly shuts down

Sounds like it is set to turn off after so many minutes under power management. You should be able to get it to come back to life by moving your mouse. (This normally takes longer than it seems like it should.) Or, you can go into power management and set it to never shut down automatically.
 

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Hello,

I don't know if anyone can help me, but it would be great if I found a solution.

I have an HP-Pavilion 1465dx series laptop. I have had it for 4-5+ years. The laptop will randomly shut down when not plugged in. I used to think it was a battery issue so I switched out the batteries and still experienced the problem after a time. Then I thought it was an overheating issue but it happens even when its in a ventilated area. The computer will shut off and I cannot restart it without pulling the CMOS battery and rebooting. I replaced the CMOS battery and this is not the issue. I've replaced the charger, and updated the drivers etc. Nothing seems to work. If I leave the computer unplugged in a low power state for sometime it ends up shutting off randomly when I go to use it (even if the battery is reading with power still). I don't know if this is bad memory.. Bad motherboard or what... I have ran all the diagnostic test long and short, virus scans, etc and nothing has come up with an issue so I don't know what else to attempt..

I am currently running:

Windows 7.
HP Pavilion 1465dx
Service Pack 1
64 BIT OS
Intel Duo 2 Core T6500 @ 2.10GHz

Any suggestions? Thanks.

A:Computer Randomly Shuts Off

Hi you might take a look through the steps here some will be the same as you have done Black Screen Issues and Troubleshooting

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Hello there, heres the details;
1.) computer shuts down on any screen but more frequently on games like ms pinball, candy crush saga, and when a video is paused and we go and make a coffee.
2.)it won't start up again untill about 20 minutes from being shut down
3) if we try to reboot it straight away sometimes we get the error file missing or corrupt. (though this only flashes for a second)
3.1) most the time, we get a blank screen
3.2) theres no beep at start up during these blank screens.
4) its not the graphics card, removed it and it still had the same issue
5) windows 7 will not install, dont know why. gets a little through and crashes.
6) ran lots of malware antivirus and adware programs, still shuts down.
7) its is quite random, but can crash after 20 minutes of start boot, but more frequently it allows us to run irt for 6-8 hours before first crash of the day then becomes more frequent after that reboot ie every 5, 10, 15 ,30 minutes.
8) we use the machine average 16 hours a day, its our hub
9) ALL components are in acceptable temperature ranges according to piriform speccy.
10) here are my specs's;

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: I: Total - 38132 MB, Free - 15030 MB; E; 100gb (this... Read more

A:Computer Randomly Shuts Down

This appears to be the same issue as you thought was solved on this topic
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1140207-windows-xp-restarting-randomely.html
as my good colleague Flavallee said - you can simply continue on that topic - as all relevant history to the problem is there
 

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i got my computer 3 months ago here are my specs
 
i7 3770
16gb ram
1TB SATA
geforce 560 gt
Power supply only 300 watts
 
And for the past week it has been struggling to come on my only guess is the power supply but i check my event log CRITICAL ERROR  KERNEL POWER event id 41 could this be my psu? or could it be a windows error?
nothink is overheating i keep checkin its allways around 20-50 celcius
 

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I am on this toshiba laptop and sometimes while in use it just shuts off. The computer doesn't seem to be overheating, I was thinking maybe it has a setting that shuts the computer off at a certain temperature. Does anyone know if there is a way to check this? Perhaps some other suggestions. It seems to do this a lot while watching any kind of media.
 

A:Computer randomly shuts off.

Try looking in the bios settings there might be something in there
 

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