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Computer Freezing/Black Screen during gaming/watching videos

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

Hello,

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

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

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

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

Thank you for your time!

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Preferred Solution: Computer Freezing/Black Screen during gaming/watching videos

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

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

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

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

Follow it : STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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It's a problem I've been having while gaming, watching videos, or skype with friends. Either I will get a BSOD or My computer will completely freeze and I have to hold down the power button to reboot it. I figured its time to get some help if possible. I used BSOD ScreenView and noticed most of my problems come from ntoskrnl.exe+72a40 and I'm not sure how to fix it.

A:BSOD and Freezing while gaming or watching videos

Are you overclocking?

Code:
Processor Version AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor
Processor Voltage 89h - 0.9V
External Clock 200MHz
Max Speed 3200MHz
Current Speed 4000MHz
As you are getting BSODs, you should stop overclocking and run all the hardware components like CPU, GPU and RAM to their default settings. Also set the BIOS to default, too.
How To Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS)

Update the network driver from Realtek ... get the second item from the list, that is the "Win7 and Server 2008 R2 Auto Installation Program" one and install it.

See how it goes. Let us know.
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Code:
BugCheck 101, {19, 0, fffff880009ec180, 1}

*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for pacer.sys
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Rt64win7.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Rt64win7.sys
Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )

Followup: MachineOwner
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So initially when I first inherited the computer, it had a weak video card(ATI HD3650), Core 2 QUAD HQ8200 and 4GB of ram running Vista. With this GPU it would blue screen every 3 days instead of every day. I put in a better GPU (HD6570) and it started happening every day. Reformatted and upgraded to windows 7 which of course helped nothing. Since then, I've brought it to a computer repair shop where they checked and said they found no issues with the HDD and memory(I also checked memory prior to this with no issues found). They found a couple blown capacitors in the power supply and upgraded that to a 450 Watt. Still made no difference. Now I have an AMD R7 250X ASUS 1GB edition for a GPU. Seems a little better but not by much. Since the upgrade, most BSOD's point to ntkrnlpa.exe when before it pointed to ATI files. I know there have been posts similar to this before but I have not found help in those threads and was hoping there was something you smart cookies could find specific to my machine that might solve the problem. If someone can solve this, I owe you my life! I've spent hundreds of dollars trying to fix this so far. Thanks for reading my huge paragraph, I just wanted to make sure you have all the info :P Thanks!

EDIT: Last BSOD was DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and the one before that mentioned a memory issue. It wouldn't surprise me if there was some sort of driver issue. I use driver identifier the best I can but not all of the driver updates work. If I could p... Read more

A:BSOD and freezing when gaming or watching videos

Bump please! I've put so much money and time into trying to fix this. I would appreciate any help like crazy!

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My kids are attempting to watch video's, music either online via you tube or other sites and they continually freeze up. I am not sure how long this has been going on, I was watching something this morning and found it was happening. I have a relatively new HP computer (not quite a year old). Vista is the system being ran, 64 bit operating system, intel (R) core(tm) duo cpu, 4gb, hp pavilion dv6 notebook pc.

Why is this happening? is there anything within the system that I can adjust to stop it or a software upgrade I can do online without taking back to upgrade or software as a last resort I can buy to upgrade?

Any help would be appreciated

A:Help with computer freezing watching videos

Thanks for all of your help in advace

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I've tried updating the drivers, making sure nothing was overclocked, ram memtest and furmark. memtest found no errors, same with chkdsk and it didn't crash in furmark
my average temp of gpu is 31 degrees Celsius.

It plays sound for a few seconds afterward but then becomes unresponsive to the power button and keyboard so I have to turn the psu off.

Help would be greatly appreciated

and for some reason it keeps posting this in general discussion not bsod support

A:Black screen when watching videos full screen and exiting games

How old is your PSU? what brand is the PSU? the video card is Radeon? Have you tried to put the video card into a different PCIe slot? have you tried to do a "clean boot", with only MS programmes starting, as in diagnostic startup?

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Sup, I've recently got myself a new PC [gonna attach the specs], it has been fine, but recently whenever I watch a video on YouTube, my PC starts to freeze after usually 1-2 minutes (It's like looking at a screenshot of youtube). After approx 4-5 minutes it unfreezes, there are two things that usually happen:
1) It unfreezes and I can use it as usual again, however the audio output device was changed.
2) The audio is completely gone and my keyboard, mouse and headset [I am using an USB headset) is disconnected :^(
And I do have windows 7; happens with Chrome and Firefox
 

A:Computer keeps freezing while watching YouTube Videos and...

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Shuttle XPC AMD 64 Athlon SK22V10

I'm not sure if I need a memory upgrade, video card upgrade or what. Iíve done a little research on my problem, which I have described below, and there have been numerous suggestions: memory upgrade, new video/graphics card, upgrade drivers, need dusting w/compressed air, overheating, cpu fan, overclocking, power supply, etc. Please help. I miss watching videos online and my son misses his PBSKids games!

My 3 year old plays very basic games online and I watch youtube videos. When my computer is first turned on, it will allow me to watch videos for about 10-15 minutes, then the screen turns black. I can still hear the video, but the screen remains black. If I turn the monitor screen off, then back on, the video comes back for about 2-3 seconds, then the monitor turns black again. My screen only turns black when watching videos or playing games. I am able to do all other things on my computer without any problems.

Based on my specs and temps/voltages below, what do you recommend I do?

TEMPS from SpeedFan 4.44

Fan1: 2596 RPM Temp1: 39 C
Fan2: 2596 RPM Temp2: -55C
Fan3: 0 RPM Temp3: 45C
Fan4: 0 RPM CPU: -26C
Fan5: 0 RPM Internal Temp: 39C
Fan1: 1000RPM Remote Temp: -30C
Fan2: 0 RPM HD0: 42C
Fan3: 0 RPM Temp1: 40C
Fan4: 0 RPM Core: 40C

Speed01: 100% Speed04: 0%
Speed02: 50% Speed05: 0%
Speed03: 0% Speed06: 25%

Vcore1: 1.39V -12V: -12.53V +3.3V: `72.00V
Vcore2: 1.50V -5V -2.94V
+3.3V: 3.34V +5V: 5.08V
+5V: 5.05V Vbat: 3.20V
+12V: 12.2... Read more

A:Black screen while watching videos or playing games

Have you tried:

1.) Swapping monitors to see if the other monitor behaves the same way; this would indicate an issue with the computer (or its settings)

or

2.) Connecting the monitor to a different computer to see if the problem still exists?
 

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My computer kept freezing when i watch video in fullscreen or playing games
I tried to go to safe mode but my monitor show no signal at the monitor screen
I tried uninstall the graphic card then suddenly my monitor screen show no signal

I reformatted the com but it still doesn't work
When i using the recovery disc the monitor show no signals but i still can do a full system recovery by using my imagination as the screen show no signals

Sometimes a message will pop up says kernel driver error

Im using windows 7 Home Premium , my graphic card is GT220
Here are my computer Specs:

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
System Manufacturer: Acer
System Model: Aspire M5800
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 3072MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3072MB RAM [please help me]

A:[HELP]Computer keep freezing while watching videos and playing games.

Can you see the POST screen / BIOS prior to loading Windows? Or is there no signal at all?



If you can see POST / BIOS but lose signal as Windows loads - then that's interesting, as the recovery/safe mode uses the generic VGA driver.


The fact that the PC kept freezing coupled with the loss of signal suggests that either the card, or power supply may be faulty.

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Hey, I've got a pretty annoying problem where the computer will freeze and monitor will turn black and speakers will play sort of a cut off buzzing sound. The only way to actually do anything is to force shut down the computer again.

This happens mostly while watching videos online but basically whenever the browser is running from what I can recall. It doesn't always occur either so it's hard to track down but when it does occur, I usually have no problem reproducing the problem after a reboot.

I have no problem playing games or anything else that may task the computer more which leads me to believe it is a codec-related problem.

Somewhat related may be that I have a problem with Spotify where it doesn't automatically play new local music in the play queue unless I specifically queue up new things to play.

Restarting the computer when it occurs ocassionally complains about the CPU being overclocked and this is the reason for the crash but I doubt this is actually the problem seeing as I've tried running it without any overclocking and running it at around 3.8-4.0 GHz (Turbo setting since the default CPU ratio is locked) and passing Memtest and Prime95 tests for 10 hours without any problems.

Computer doesn't crash due to overheating from what I can tell, freezing even when idling due to browser running or during Power-saving mode and is at about 40-50 degrees C.

System is about 1 ? years old and this has been an ongoing problem ever since. At first I thoug... Read more

A:Computer freezing watching videos online, possibly CPU-related

Update:
I realized that I gave a poor first description, the monitors don't turn black, they display what was previously displayed when the freeze occurs.

And the sort of cut off buzzing sound is simply from power getting cut to all devices, including mouse and keyboard not getting any power.

I also forgot to mention that I've tried running chkdsk, found no issues.

I'm gonna try running Accessible Event Watcher from the Windows SDK in order to see if I can identify anything suspect occuring when the freeze occurs. I'll check the normal Event Viewer to see anything for reference when it occurs again.

Otherwise, maybe this belongs in the Motherboards, Bios & CPU-section? If I had to guess, this is starting to feel like it is related to the PSU or the motherboard acting up.

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My computer freezes up on me whenever i watch movies in full screen or randomly during online game play. I'm more the sure my computer isn't overheating and I have the latest video drivers, so I dont know what to do. Here are some of my specs if you need more please let me know.

Operating system: Vista Ultimate 64 bit
Processor: Intel Core2 Extreme COU X9770 @ 3.2GHz 3.5 GHz
Memory (RAM): CORSAIR XMS3 DHX 4GB ( 2 X 2GB ) PC3-10666 1333MHz 240-pin DDR3 CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit
Graphics Cards: Dual SLI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 (note i have taken one out)
Sound: SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio
Power Supply: Tagan BZ series 1300 watts
Bios Version/Date: Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS Striker 2 Extreme ACPI BIOS Revision 0402, 2/25/2008
 

A:Computer Freezes during game play and watching videos full screen

good specs there, try de accellerating the dxdiag and running comp with it lowered, hit start type dxdiag,enter, and go through the tests
 

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Hey,

Over the past few days, I've had bluescreens while playing Dota 2 and watching videos on Youtube and Crunchyroll in google chrome. Could someone please take a look at the attached files and help out?

Your time is much appreciated, thanks a lot!

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Hello,
To start with let me just say im not exactly...good with computers so for all i know this could all be my own fault lol
On my laptop i can run a game and log into my account and pick a character but as soon as it loads the character i get blue screened, it sometimes happens when im watching a movie or something but only on the rare occasion but it happens every time i try to play a game.
Earlier tonight i restored to factory settings and all was going well and i was installing a game until at about 54% i got a blue screen.

my laptop is 64-bit and has the original operating system on it which is the pre-installed version that came on it.
the laptop is about a year old i think.

ill try and upload the log thingy, id appreciate any help anyone can give but like i said not brilliant with computers so simple answers/instructions would also be appreciated lol thanks

A:BSOD while gaming/sometimes watching videos

* McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD's.
Please remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!

http://download.mcafee.com/products/...tches/MCPR.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

* Suggest you run the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) and then update to SP-1

32 Bit

Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

64 Bit

Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details
Now update to SP-1

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...service-pack-1

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Hi, I am using Windows 7 64 Bit, and am getting several BSOD only while gaming/watching videos. I have caught the name of 2 BSOD's, which are BAD_POOL_CALLER, and PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGED AREA. I have done some research and some people found out that it was faulty RAM. I did the test MemTest86+ and got 1 error. (Failing Address: 000444aad80 , GOOD: b7895a6d, BAD: b5895a6d, ERR Bits: 02000000, Count:1,Amount: 1092.6MB)
I have two sticks of 2GB DDR3 1600 MHz RAM. I have a clean install of Windows 7, all hardware is updated to the latest drivers. No virus protection at all. Very minimal programs installed on my computer. If anyone has any info as to why this is happening , please respond. Thank you.

(EDIT: Uploaded minidump, 2 files of the 2 BSOD's so you guys can help me out) Thanks.

A:Several BSOD while gaming/watching videos

Well, it could be many things, but you already said it's bad RAM...so...have you tried new RAM sticks?

Also, you might want to get on that Anti-Virus. No one is immune.

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Hey I recently upgraded my computer's graphics card, motherboard, processor, RAM, optical drive and put in a SSD. At first everything was fine but lately I have been getting BSOD's numerous times a day, my computer locks up every 5 minutes for about 10-20 seconds at a time and if I even try to play a game I get a BSOD in under 5 minutes. Sometimes when I'm watching fullscreen videos it will start locking up and eventually give me another BSOD. Lately, my BSOD's are 'system service exception' but I've gotten pretty much every other stop error. I've reformatted the drive, reinstalled windows 7 a few times, ran that seagate tool - no errors, ran furmark - no errors, ran the microsoft 'scandisk' - no errors, memory diagnostic tool - no errors, yet every time I try memtest68 or whatever it's called I get another BSOD... If you could please help me that would be great!

Also, I had at least 20 dumps in that folder but they somehow got deleted so here are the latest ones I have, I can go ahead and get lots more no problem if need be!

This is my first time posting on the forum so hopefully all neccessary information is attached properly, if not then let me know!

A:Many different BSOD's when gaming or watching videos

Here's a new one that just happened randomly when I wasn't even doing anything on the computer.

I used to have like at least 20 mini dump files but they all must have gotten deleted somehow... if more are needed then let me know and I can get lots of them!

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On my laptop i can run a game and log into my account and pick a character but as soon as it loads the character i get blue screened, it sometimes happens when im watching a movie or something but only on the rare occasion but it happens every time i try to play a game.
Earlier tonight i restored to factory settings and all was going well and i was installing a game until at about 54% i got a blue screen.

my laptop is 64-bit and has the original operating system on it which is the pre-installed version that came on it.
the laptop is about a year old i think.

ill try and upload the log thingy, id appreciate any help anyone can give but im not brilliant with computers so simple answers/instructions would also be appreciated lol thanks

A:BSOD while gaming/sometimes watching videos

These look awfully familiar. I may have seen them elsewhere

This one crash was Related to o2sdgx64.sys SD Reader Driver (AMD64) from O2Micro. Yours is from May 2009 and needs to be updated to the current driver

Also you McAfee is also from 2009 and needs to be updated or removed and replaced

McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!

http://download.mcafee.com/products/...tches/MCPR.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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I get a blue screen many times per day with the text SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (NETIO.SYS) and a sad smiley. It happens when I watch Netflix and Youtube and also when I play games on Steam.

The Log collector is attached.

- Lars

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Hey all
Thanks for any advice you can give me.
So recently my computer has started BSOD and I'm getting quite annoyed. I've included a zip of all the DMP files. The error code it gives me is different every time. So I'm not quite sure what to google.

I'm not sure what other information you guys will need so if I need to add something please just ask me to. I'll be active on this thread until it's resolved.

Thanks again for any help!

EDIT: Okay so I uploaded the new logs.

A:BSOD Frequently while gaming or watching videos

We need more information to analyze your logs. Follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, let the tool run until it has completely finished and then upload the new logs.

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Here is a screenshot of the problem:
Besides that, I've noticed freezing at certain points while watching videos on youtube or playing. But while playing that happened only 2 times and for a little while, but the 2nd time the pc went into windows login light blue screen and said that some error is forcing it to restart.

What's going on exactly? I'd appreciate any sort of help from an expert.

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Running:
GPU - R9 380 4gb.
CPU - i5 4460.
RAM - 8gb balistix ram.
PS - CS550 M corsair.
Mobo - MSI b85 G41

I have been crashing very frequently while running Overwatch (exists out of the program) as well as occasional 1-2 a day *BSODS usually during game. This is more rare when idle on the desktop screen. I ran Win10 verifier in order to investigate what could be causing this, it seems like an AMD driver.
The reason I suspect it is AMD is because of the error message I received when trying to investigate what is causing all these issues (by running verifier to stress my drivers)

ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+105c )

However, not all the BSODS that occur while gaming point to the GPU. The BSODS have been ranging in type such as irql_not_less_or_equal, various memory issue ones, paging file size, as well as a 'attempted to write to read only position' (or something).

Various fixes and diagnosis I have tried:

Install a fresh copy of windowsMake sure all other drivers are updated (including bios)Changed various graphical settings ingame (ranging from lowest to highest, all crashing, as well as various different screen rates)Ran the *more* stable Crimson 15.11.1 beta driver, still crashes .Tried 16.3 crashes, now running 16.7, still crashes.Set a longer TdrDelay value (now currently at 8)Ran memtest86 overnight to check ram. Passed 6 full tests, no errors.Used DDU and reinstalle... Read more

A:BSOD daily while gaming & watching videos

Hello frebreez3 and welcome to TenForums

I would tend to agree with your diagnosis so far. I captured a few pointers from the dump files below and these confirm there are problems with the AMD drivers. You are using the most recent dated 18 Jul 2016.


Code:
fffff801`c63bb838 fffff801`37e5bd94Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
atikmpag+0xbd94


0: kd> lmvm atikmpag
Browse full module list
start end module name
fffff801`37e50000 fffff801`37ed1000 atikmpag T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: atikmpag.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
Image name: atikmpag.sys
Browse all global symbols functions data
Timestamp: Mon Jul 18 21:32:52 2016 (578D3CF4)
CheckSum: 0008A233
ImageSize: 00081000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

BugCheck D1, {ffffe0001c717080, 2, 0, fffff801378e0bf0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
Probably caused by : dxgkrnl.sys ( dxgkrnl!DxgNotifyVSyncCB+0 )

There is evidence of memory corruption but I would guess it is more to do with the drivers than bad RAM. However, I should point out that... Read more

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Hi all,

Recently, I have been facing issues when trying to view videos online or offline (through media players):

1) The most common issue I face is after a few seconds of viewing a video, the screen would freeze, proceed by either no signal on my monitor or weird fuzzy/green lines on my screen (No audio from video heard as well).

2) My graphic card crashed frequently with error message saying AMD Driver stopped responding and has recovered. (Issue mostly encounter when watching videos on Media Player Classic or opening of Firefox)

3) Weird shuttering and fuzzy while I am watching a video (Picture attached as fuzzy).

4) I have encountered two BSOD before as while, stating video scheduler has encountered a fatal error. (I have attached the minidump.)

On my part, I have ensure all my drivers are updated, including all software but problem still persists. I have also cleaned off all dust in my desktop.

My desktop PC is customized build with specs:
Windows 7 SP1 64-bit (OEM)
Intel Core i3 CPU 530 @2.93 GHz (4 years old)
AMD Raedon HD7770 Series (2 years old)
Motherboard: GIGABYTE H55M-S2 (4 years old)
PSU: PowerWide ATX-430W (4 years old)
Ram:4GB Kingtson Ram KVR13N9S8/4 x2 (Few months old)
Appreciate any help on this matter!

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HI since about a week or so my internet freezes when Im watching videos online. It doesnt always happen immediately but it does after a while.
I then loose total control over my laptop and have to shut it off and start it up again.

Laptop is an Acer Aspire 7551, it has windows 7.
I have updated IE and have uninstalled flash player and reinstalled updated, used cc cleaner, defraged but nothing seems to work.

Anyone have any suggestions??? Its driving me mad

A:Freezing when watching videos

Hello and welcome.

Go into the Control Panel and double-click the Java Icon. (looks like a coffee cup)On the General tab, under Temporary Internet Files, click the Settings button.
Next, click on the Delete Files button
There are two options in the window to clear the cache - Leave BOTH CheckedApplications and Applets
Trace and Log Files

Click OK on Delete Temporary Files Window
Note: This deletes ALL the Downloaded Applications and Applets from the CACHE.
Click OK to leave the Temporary Files Window
Click OK to leave the Java Control Panel.

Go here and download FlashFlush:

Flush Flash - A Program To Get Rid Of Flash Cookies

Download the version for Windows. Download and run the tool when prompt select Everything but Site settings click on Make it So!

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I have had an issue recently that while watching HD videos, normally in MKV format... at random spots the video will freeze, a few seconds later the audio will freeze and then my whole OS will freeze causing me to do a hard reboot.

I am running Windows 7 32-bit with the all current updates
ATI Radeon HD 3600 series graphics card
Creative SB X-Fi
Dell XPS 420
Intell Core Quad CPU 2.4 GHz
3072MB RAM
DirectX 11

It says that all of my drivers are up to date and I am not getting any error messages

Any ideas of what might be going on??? Any help much appreciated!
 

A:OS freezing when watching HD videos

Out of curiosity, what program are you using to run the MKV files. Also have you tried converting the files to a different format and see if you have the same issue.

I find MKV files also require a specific Codec pack in order to properly encode and trans-code the video and audio.
 

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So for the last few months I've been randomly bluescreening in the middle of a video (both youtube and MPC-HC) and various games.

This began shortly after updating GPU drivers. I have tried updating them again which hasn't helped. Will try going back to an older version.

A:Random BSOD's watching videos or gaming, BCCode: ea

Please uninstall everything of AMD using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from AMD. Be sure to install as less as possible software using custom/advanced options, you can use this tutorial to do so AMD Graphics Drivers - Install Without Catalyst Install Manager


Code:
2: kd> lmvm atikmdag
Browse full module list
start end module name
fffff880`0f093000 fffff880`10ad6000 atikmdag T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: atikmdag.sys
Image path: atikmdag.sys
Image name: atikmdag.sys
Browse all global symbols functions data
Timestamp: Tue Jun 21 23:38:31 2016 (5769B3D7)
CheckSum: 019C9A7A
ImageSize: 01A43000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

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Around a week or two ago my computer started getting blue screens and restarting at random times. I tried system restoring before that time and it didn't work, so I just decided to deal with it because I didn't know of a site that dealt with blue screens.


Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Age of the hardware : 6mo - 1 year
Age of OS : 6mo - 1 year

A:BSOD watching videos, gaming, normal use constantly

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I run windows 7 64-bit that was bought retail and put on by a friend who built my pc.
hardware approximately 4 years old
reformatted one of my HD's but never reinstalled the OS

intel(r) core(tm) i7-2600k @ 3.40 GHz
Nvidia geforce gtx 660ti
P8Z69-V GEN3 motherboard
lsp ultra 750 watt power supply

Was a custom build. Ever since I updated to the most recent graphics driver i have been experiencing BSOD crashes. I rolled back and it still happens and other forum suggested it was a motion joy driver but I removed it and I have still BSOD a record 7 times today and I don't know what else I can do.
I have run memtest in every mobo slot and each stick of ram and they are all good. Any suggestions/help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Constant ntoskrnl.exe crashes while gaming/watching videos

Don't see a edit button Dx but the driver that some other people say is causing the problem is MijXfilt.sys
I have deleted all its locations except a few that I find in regedit.exe when I search for it and it won't let me delete those ones. If that driver is indeed the problem I have no idea short of a reformat that would get rid of it.

Any ideas are greatly appreciated.

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I have been getting many different stop codes for all of these crashes, and only can recall two at the moment. 'IQRL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL' seems to be a common one, and others have been caused by win32k.sys or usbstor.sys.

Attached are my dump files.

Windows 7 Professional x64
Fresh install about a year ago
Full retail (not sure, was free through student MSDN account)

Hardware: All original back to July 2007, except PSU and GPU (about 2 years old)
RAM was also upgraded a few years back.


The system is getting older, and I am planning on building a new one once I start my new job, but for now I would like to get this one working again. I am going to run MemTest next...

Thanks for the help!

A:Random BSODs, While Idle/Gaming/Watching Videos

EDIT: I was able to open the dmp files. Now if only I could interpret them...

Running MemTest gave a whole lot of errors.... over 900,000 to be exact...

I am going to start testing individual sticks and individual RAM slots on the motherboard.
Was anyone able to find anything out from the dump files?

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Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?

A:Random BSODs whilst gaming and watching videos

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mooshi


Things either freeze up or the audio studders. Both cases are a royal pain to deal with. Comp is a custom build and I've even resorted to reformatting several weeks ago. Just got done finishing running memtest and it said I passed..could one of you fabulous wizards assist?


How many passes of memtest?

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.

You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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Hello,

My Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7012 running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit has been having random black screen crashes that require a hard reset. It happens completely out of nowhere and has occurred while gaming, watching movies, or when the laptop is just left idle. I have done a complete manufacture reinstall of windows and it worked fine for a while, but has started occurring again and I would prefer to find a permanent solution rather than just lose all my data again for a temporary fix.

Thank you,
Josh

A:Random BSOD's while gaming, watching videos, or idle

Hello and welcome Josh sorry you have had to wait so long. Mate in the dump files there is an issue with a Windows update hence the machine working ok after the install - until the culprit is installed again. Finding it is another thing but what I usually do is system restore and wait for the failure and then look at the latest batch of updates were and try to winkle it out.
There is also a reference to MBAM too and I am at a loss as to why that is mentioned and this seems to be the theme in this old thread Arc is great at this stuff Windows 7 Random bsod caused by tcpip.sys .

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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BAD_POOL_HEADER (19)
The pool is already corrupt at the time of the current request.
This may or may not be due to the caller.
The internal pool links must be walked to figure out a possible cause of
the problem, and then special pool applied to the suspect tags or the driver
verifier to a suspect driver.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000020, a pool block header size is corrupt.
Arg2: fffffa800b64e5c0, The pool entry we were looking for within the page.
Arg3: fffffa800b64e5e0, The next pool entry.
Ar... Read more

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Whenever I try watching a video, my computer will randomly freeze a certain amount of time in - The sound will carry on for about ten seconds, but the screen will refuse to refresh. If I leave it, it briefly BSODs and reboots. I thought this would be a problem with the format (matroska), but it freezes with avi as well. I then considered that it could be something to do with the media player (VLC), but it froze in mplayer also. I thought it could be something to do with DirectX, so I reinstalled the latest version, but it still occurs... I have never had this problem in the past.

My config: 192mb ram, 60 gig hard drive, XP sp2. Swapped in the 60gb disk about two weeks ago and did a fresh install of XP. The model's a compaq presario 2100 notebook in case anyone's interested.

Also, it never freezes during anything else. Help?

A:Freezing problem while watching videos

Your problem more than likely resides in your video drivers (or maybe your sound drivers, but probably your video ones). I recommend finding out what sort of card you have and updating the drivers. If you need help doing this, let me know and I'll see if I can type you out some directions.

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Hi there I am having random BSOD was trying to narrow down what the cause is to resolve it. I hope someone can help me out would be great to figure this out.

BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000

It is pretty random It could happen when I am gaming to browsing or even watching a video. I have yet to run a mem test.

I have attached a file that I got after running per the instructions.

A:Random BSOD BCCode: 1e (gaming browsing watching videos)

had another one now

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000009f
BCP1: 0000000000000004
BCP2: 0000000000000258
BCP3: FFFFFA8009D7FB50
BCP4: FFFFF80000B9A510
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\062015-12636-01.dmp
F:\Temp\WER-14851-0.sysdata.xml

happened randomly while I was out of my room

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I have been having issues with this error for some time now, but I didn't read too much into it at first. I just thought it was one of those things. As time went on, I noticed it started to get worse and worse, to the point where I could barely even play any games.

I've tried replacing my ram, still BSOD. Moved them into different sockets, still BSOD. Checked the cooling, everything seems good. Ventilation is good, installed a Corsair H100i for my cpu, and have 5 chassis fans.

I have also ran disk check on both of my hard drives, a Seagate 256 GB SSd and a Toshiba 2 TB HDD, no bad sectors reported.

I downloaded the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool and the test results came back 100% positive.

Just finished running a memtest overnight on one of my brand new sticks, reported 127 errors or so. (I do not have a screenshot as I thought that the results would automatically be saved on the usb stick.)

I am wondering if there is a strong case of my ram slots on the mobo itself being bad, considering I've tried multiple configurations and even gone as far as to swap out the old sticks. I have only had my motherboard for about a year and a half now, and I'm really hoping I don't have to replace it, but I do want this problem resolved.

I have attached my chkdsk results for my storage drive, my DM logs and my processor test results. I can redo the chkdsk for my SSD and post them here if need me. Any help is greatly appreciated and I hope to get this resolved as soon as p... Read more

A:BSOD while gaming/multitasking while watching videos, error 0x00000124

Welcome to 7F Cheeza, I'll see if I can help you resolve your issue.

There is only one dump in your logs (have you ran CCleaner at all?) but it confirms you're having 0x124 STOPs. First off a couple of questions if you wouldn't mind answering them mate.
Did you run MemTest86+? It's important we know what version you ran.
Are you overclocking any of your components?
How many sticks of RAM do you have installed and are all the slots populated?
If you can get back to me with those answers we'll go from there.

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Windows 7
- x64
- originally installed OS
- retail version from Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance
- first os installation (no re-install, so far thinking to do so)

My system is just about a month old and I experience random bsod or hangups, it can occur after 3 days without problems. I have done memtest for about 7 passes but there are no errors, also performed vidmemtest and no errors. I have performed driver verifier and there are 2 recent bsods which points out at Caused by driver address: ntoskrnl.exe+7cc80 as seen in blue screen view, other past dump files also say it is due to atikmdag.sys, hal.dll

A:BSOD and random hangups while watching videos, gaming, browsing

Here are the dump files, the last two where from performing driver verifier.

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Hey Guys,

I would very much appreciate a little help on a problem I am experiencing with video playback on my laptop. Here are some specs, if you need more just search for the model number or ask.

HP Pavillion dv6760ea Entertainment Notebook, Vista Home Premium 32-bit, Intel Core 2 Duo T5450 / 1.67 GHz ( Dual-Core ), Ram: 2 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR II SDRAM ( 2 x 1 GB ), NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS - 256 MB.

So basically, I play a video off my hardrive, doesn't matter what program I use to play them or what video format I use (as far as I am aware of) or how big or bad quality, it has a tendency to occasionaly freeze the pictue (the sound carries on as normal) for a few seconds before the picture unfreezes but goes into a fast forward state until it catches up with the sound again before it starts palying again. This happens randomly through the video. Sometimes it happens constantly, sometimes only once or not at all. It is pretty random when it happens and how often.

I have checked my Laptop's performance during these occurances to find no out of the ordinary performance history, my laptop isn't overloading and has plenty of spare processor power or whatever to spare on the video.

I downloaded the K-lite codec pack... this didn't help. I can only think that there is some conflict happening on my laptop. Any ideas?

Help is, as always, greatly appreciated!

Thank you very much.
 

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Hello!
Since I've bought a new cisco router last summer, a Lynksys E1200, my computer (Sony, Vaio VGN-NW110D) freezes when i stream videos online or when I use skype video calls. It sometimes freezes for a few minutes (in that case it's just really extremely slow and it sounds like a satanic robot), and then comes back (but does it again a few minutes later. Or sometimes, and this is more frequent with skype video calls, it completely freezes, and i have to reboot the hard way...
This never happened to me before and I've been watching videos and video skyping for years. I have windows 7, service pack 1 (32 bits) now . I have windows 7 now, since about the same time i bought the router. But what makes me think its realated to the router is that when I'm at work, or at my parents, or sisters, or boyfriend's house, this problem does NOT accure.... Do you think you could help me? This is getting really annoying! I would really appreciate it! :-) Thanks a lot!

ps-Oh and I don't know if this information could be relevent, but this does not happen when I make videos calls with skype on my iphone!

A:Computer freezes when watching videos (or videos calls) since i bought a new router

did you use a wireless router before?

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This is a very weird problem that has been bugging me for months. First things first, the relevant hardware:
Left Monitor: Hannspree  HF207 at 1600x900 Resolution
Right Monitor: LG-W2242 at 1920x1080 Resolution
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 660ti
CPU: Intel i5-2400S
12 GB RAM
I have both monitors hooked up to the Nvidia card with my left monitor (HF207) as the "Main Monitor" in the Windows settings. Both are hooked up using DVI. (Well, one is using a DVI->HDMI passive converter cable)
So here's the problem: Whenever I begin to play an MP4 file in the browser OR in VLC, my left monitor turns black for 5~ seconds. After that it turns back on and everything works fine again. My right monitor never turns off at all when this happens. The strange thing is that once I refresh the page or stop the video, the monitor turns off again for about 5 seconds. I have confirmed that this only happens with MP4 videos.
Even stranger is that if I set my right monitor as the main monitor this problem goes away entirely. I can visit sites with MP4 videos and open them up in VLC and neither screen turns off. I'd leave things set up this way if I didn't find it annoying to have everything open all the way over there ->. Plus I just really want to know why this is happening.
I had this exact same problem when I had an Nvidia 550 GPU in this same computer. It was the GPU I had just before the one I currently have. I have used the NVidia control panel to set all my GPU settings back to factory and th... Read more

A:One monitor goes black for 5 seconds when watching MP4 videos

What are the dimensions of the MP4 files?
Which codec do they use?
 
Which version of VLC are you using?
Can you reproduce the problem with another program? (Such as Windows Media Player, MPC-HC, or GOM Media Player)
 
The monitor that turns black, it is connected with a DVI > HDMI cable?

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I've recently built a pc using
Core i5 4570T 2.90ghz
8GB DDR3 Ram
Radeon HD xfx 7900
Firepower OCZ 700w modular PSU
Tx3 coolermaster cpu heatsink
Gigabyte H97M-HD3 motherboard
Windows 8.1
Samsung 250 GB SSD
....
I have updated the drivers to all of my devices,. The problem is, when I am watching a video or playing a game it will sometime freeze causing the sound to loop over and over eventually I will have to restart the machine. It is not the graphics card because I tried my computer without it, using the integrated Intel graphics and the problem seems to happen even more, I ran a memory test and found no errors for my RAM. The only thing I can think of is that it might be a CPU, motherboard, or power supply issue. However I have no way to diagnose this, and I cannot afford to take it to a computer shop to have them test my stuff because they charge a lot of money. My components are not overheating as I am monitoring the temperature using HW monitor, this used to happen sporadically if the computer was left to idle. However it almost happens always if I am watching a video while playing a game. Today it happened twice. And without my AMD graphics card in my system using Intel HD graphics 4600, it happens even more. The picture becomes garbled and distorted, I cannot bring up the task manager, everything is frozen forcing me to restart. Do you have any clues? Thank you so much

A:Windows 8.1 freezing while watching video or gaming

Hi Sunaj & Welcome to the forums ^_^,Kindly follow the below instructions and upload the ZIP file so that it could help us in diagnosing your problem faster -http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/-Pranav

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I recently built a computer for someone, with relevant specs as follows:

Gigabyte SKT-1155 PA65-UD3-B3
Intel 2500K
Komputerbay 1333Mhz PC3 10600 / PC3 10666 8-8-8-24 1.5v 8 GB KIT
ASUS GTX 560

Ever since I delivered it to him, it's been either freezing (often with popping from his headphones) indefinitely or producing BSODs. These can be as often as a couple of times a day.

Generally the crashes occur when he is gaming or watching Youtube videos, but sometimes they also occur upon restarting the computer immediately after a crash.

Since we both have little time on our hands, it's become a game of trying to troubleshoot the computer remotely, thus far with limited success. I've tried replacing the memory as I thought this might have been the issue, but that didn't help.

I would be immensely grateful if somebody could have a look at the contents of his MiniDump folder, as having tried to interpret them myself I haven't got very far.

Thanks

A:Freezing or BSOD when playing games or watching flash videos

  
Quote: Originally Posted by und


I recently built a computer for someone, with relevant specs as follows:

Gigabyte SKT-1155 PA65-UD3-B3
Intel 2500K
Komputerbay 1333Mhz PC3 10600 / PC3 10666 8-8-8-24 1.5v 8 GB KIT
ASUS GTX 560

Ever since I delivered it to him, it's been either freezing (often with popping from his headphones) indefinitely or producing BSODs. These can be as often as a couple of times a day.

Generally the crashes occur when he is gaming or watching Youtube videos, but sometimes they also occur upon restarting the computer immediately after a crash.

Since we both have little time on our hands, it's become a game of trying to troubleshoot the computer remotely, thus far with limited success. I've tried replacing the memory as I thought this might have been the issue, but that didn't help.

I would be immensely grateful if somebody could have a look at the contents of his MiniDump folder, as having tried to interpret them myself I haven't got very far.

Thanks


Several of these were related to your Macaffee.

I would remove and replace with Microsot Security essentials at least to test.
ALSO, AND IMPORTANT

Please remove any CD visualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.

They use a driver, found in your dmp, called sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

Use this SPTD uninstaller DuplexSecure - Downloads DuplexSecure - FAQ

when you're done you can use this Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DV... Read more

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hi, i sometimes experience crashes when i watch Youtube videos. the screen turns black for awhile, then a message pops up (shown below).



that is one of the two problems i have. the second problem is when i'm playing a game (Heroes of Newerth) and my computer just freezes.

this all started after i used the program Driver Genius Professional to update my drivers. me being the dumbass that i am, did not create a backup before updating. after the update it fixed some of the sound issues i had with games, but also started causing crashes when i watched Youtube videos. this was about a month ago and as time passed it got worse and worse. it started causing my computer to freeze whenever i played games. after i restart my computer from a crash sometimes it starts up to a black screen and just sits there until i restart agan.

i've attached a .txt file with the information from dxdiag. i'm quite a "noob" when it comes to computers so if i have missed anything please let me know.


thanks.

A:Freezing/Crashes when playing games and watching Youtube videos.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by silvermirror


hi, i sometimes experience crashes when i watch Youtube videos. the screen turns black for awhile, then a message pops up (shown below).



that is one of the two problems i have. the second problem is when i'm playing a game (Heroes of Newerth) and my computer just freezes.

this all started after i used the program Driver Genius Professional to update my drivers. me being the dumbass that i am, did not create a backup before updating. after the update it fixed some of the sound issues i had with games, but also started causing crashes when i watched Youtube videos. this was about a month ago and as time passed it got worse and worse. it started causing my computer to freeze whenever i played games. after i restart my computer from a crash sometimes it starts up to a black screen and just sits there until i restart agan.

i've attached a .txt file with the information from dxdiag. i'm quite a "noob" when it comes to computers so if i have missed anything please let me know.


thanks.


Hello there!

Try this post and follow the steps
STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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A couple of days ago my pc started to behave weird. It would turn off when I'm playing games. But the weird thing is that the blue light on my pc would not go off, only my monitor would. But I could hear that the tower was making no noise at all. I thought it would be overheating so I oponed my case and cleaned it (it was really dusty). After I cleaned it it worked fine again but the next day I got a weird buzz and at the same time my game stutters/freezes. This happens every few seconds and then stops for maybe 10 minutes and then repeats it self by stuttering/freezing for like 10 minutes again. It's really annoying but I can't rule out overheating because I downloaded HwMonitor and it said that my Geforce GT 320 gets to like 104 degrees while playing games. I cleaned it but I just can't get it to lower. I know the graphics card isn't good but I can't upgrade due to the size of my case.

If anybody knows how I can fix my problem please comment.

A:Buzz sound and freezing when playing games or watching videos

Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

If it's a constant buzzing sound or a ticking sound I would go with something like a wire brushing against a fan, or possibly a dead hard drive which makes like a grinding squealing noise. It could also be the CPU fan, if it's a really cheap fan and the blade is spun while the fan is not on the motor can burn out. This will usually either stop the fan from moving at all or it will still spin a little and make a grinding hum.

All of these aren't good, like if you were to keep watching YouTube, freeze, reboot, YouTube, freeze, whatever part that isn't liking this WILL die completely eventually. If it's the hard drive, your files may be at stake, or if it's the CPU fan you may need a whole new computer, so this is why I'm letting you know. So I would stop watching videos if you don't have to.

First, update the drivers for your graphic card. Download the latest drivers for the card and Driver sweeper. Uninstall the old drivers, run driver sweeper. It will clean the leftovers of the old driver. Install the latest driver.

Keep the case open and see if the temps goes down. Are you saying 104 C? if yes, you might fry the card.

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So, last week i jumped online to watch a clip on the BBC website, and as i clicked play, my screen froze for about 5 seconds, the screen then proceeded to turn black - displaying "entering power save".

The PC still runs, i can hear it, and see the power lights on, etc.

I thought it had something to do with the video card, but reading through several of you threads i deduced that if this were the case, then the issue would apply to all video clips/games played? I know very little about PC's, i may be wrong.

But this issue does not occur when i play games, nor does it occur when i play movies on vlc/media player or on sopcast or any other external video application. Only when i am in a browser does this happen. I have tried reinstalling my browsers (i mainly use chrome and firefox) as well as explorer. I downloaded Safari just to see whether it would somehow avoid the problem. But it doesn't.

I would really appreciate some thoughts. Its frustrating not being able to stream/watch online.

Cheers
 

A:My Dell monitor goes black only when watching videos online

yaniktissera said:





So, last week i jumped online to watch a clip on the BBC website, and as i clicked play, my screen froze for about 5 seconds, the screen then proceeded to turn black - displaying "entering power save".Click to expand...

Try turning off your power saver mode:
(o/s XP this is mine yours may be similar)
-> right click your mouse button when the mouse is on open desk top space
-> navigate to "Properties"
-> select "Screen Saver"
-> in the lower portion of the window there is the "Monitor Power" section and select "Power" button
-> at the heading "Turn Monitor Off" from the drop down menu select "Never"
-> click "Apply"
-> click "Ok"
Hope this helps
-> Cheers
 

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as the subject implies, My ideapad 320-15 ABR keeps freezing and makes a buzzing sound that comes from the audio port cause i hear it coming through my headphones. this has happened to me only 3 times, once about 3 months ago and 2 times tonight. ive read about uninstalling and reinstalling drives, ive also hears of overheating or maybe a defect. does anyone have any idea on what to do because i sure dont. ive had my laptop for about 6 months and i am not sure what i should do. any help would be a greatly appreciated

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Sorry if this isn't the right forum and hello, I just recently bought a new computer and it is causing me some problems.

I originally bought it to play computer games on it as I do enjoy gaming, though it continues to freeze on me whenever I do so.

When I start up a game it plays fine on max settings (Borderlands/Crysis/COD4, etc.) thought after about 1 - 2 hours later it freezes giving me the only option of a hard restart.

When I start the computer up again I put the game on and this time it freezes after about 5 - 30 minutes. This even happens when I watching videos on youtube.

My computer specs are as followed;

Make/Model: Dell XPS 630
CPU: C2Q - Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
MEMORY: 3GB
HARDDRIVE: 640GB
OPTICAL DRIVE: DVD RW
VIDEO CARD: GEFORCE 9800 GT 512MB (x2)

If anything else is required, please let me know and please could someone help. I am at my wits end.

Thanks alot.

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Help me out guys. I've had my asus eeepc 1001pxd running at 16 bit ( just changed it)
and my internet keeps freezing up especially when I im watching video. When i check the task manager it shows that I'm using a load of cpu when I open new page I've changed my browser from chrome to mozilla and finally now to Opera which seems to work better but whenever I'm online it seems to freeze up. I've had some other little glitches too. Once in a while the keyboard just stops working and also once in a while arrow keys just start turning the screen upside down out of the blue. I've tried to figure everything out. but to no avail. It even froze up (not responding) when i started the event viewer. If anyone helps me solve this I will love you forever!

Here are the details from my eventvwr from the last week.

Code:

Applications: ( then system log after)
Information 11/2/2012 12:14:38 PM Security-SPP 903 None
Information 11/2/2012 12:09:37 PM Security-SPP 902 None
Information 11/2/2012 12:09:37 PM Security-SPP 1003 None
Information 11/2/2012 12:09:37 PM Security-SPP 1066 None
Information 11/2/2012 12:09:36 PM Security-SPP 900 None
Error 11/2/2012 11:57:55 AM Bonjour Service 100 None
Error 11/2/2012 11:57:55 AM Bonjour Service 100 None
Error 11/2/2012 11:57:54 AM Bonjour Service 100 None
Warning 11/2/2012 11:49:53 AM CVHSVC 100 Client Virtualization Handler
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A:My computer keeps freezing up while im watching video and not watching

Hi,

If this issue started occurring after doing some recent software changes on your computer, then I would suggest you to restore your system back to a date when it was working fine. System Restore will affect Windows system files, programs, and registry settings only.

For System Restore steps, you can refer to the URL mentioned: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/system-restore

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Hello everyone,
I'm having an issue with an old MSI GT725 which my younger brother uses for gaming. It initially came with Vista when I bought it in October 2009 but in November I bought a Windows 7 Professional upgrade and used it to do a clean install so both the OS and hardware age is 3 years and 6 months. The problem is that over the last couple of weeks when he starts a game he doesn't know when the computer is going to crash, so I joined here to see if the problem could be hardware or software related.

The crash itself is pretty easy to explain, it might be 30 seconds or even 5 minutes into a game when the screen will freeze and the computer has to be restarted by long pressing the power button. Not only does this happen during gameplay but it also sometimes happens when in selection screens in multiple games (even in games which don't tax the hardware).

I've tried removing and re-installing the latest drivers, installing older drivers, re-installed the games, lowering resolution and quality settings and even trying to play on the guest account but the problem still persists.

I've checked the temperatures using HWMonitor and the gpu never seems to go past the 75C (167F) mark when gaming or running stability tests. Also I don't think it's a temperature problem because sometimes when a game has just started and the temperatures are in the high 50's (130's) a crash will still happen.
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A:Screen Freezing Computer Crash When Gaming

Just giving this thread a bump.

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My ideapad Y700-15ISK has been freezing while playing games for about 3 months now. It will be completely fine with no stuttering or lag during game play but seemingly at random it the keyboard will start not recognizing inputs and I will be forced to shut it off using the power button as during full screen games you can only exit them with the keyboard. The strange thing is that the game will still recognize mouse input as I can move it to make my character look around and the game runs fine as normal. This has happened with 3 games so far with varying degrees of severity and just recently my PC crashed while watching a video and wasn't able to reboot until I turned it off and on again. I am not to experienced with laptops but I suspect there could be a problem with the graphics card as I have noticed minor graphical blips during videos. I have contacted Lenovo support on mobile but they have come back with the solution of doing a factory reset 2 times so far. Its always nice to get a second opinion especially now with the crash that recently happend. Thank you for reading.

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