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Entire Computer Randomly Freezes. Start button crashing, browser crashing etc

Q: Entire Computer Randomly Freezes. Start button crashing, browser crashing etc

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 298827 MB, Free - 277757 MB; D: Total - 6414 MB, Free - 891 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., LEONITE, 5.00, MS1C71S03901089
Antivirus: NoneClick to expand...

This started happening yesterday for no reason. I start up my PC, and everything loads fine. I then launch my browser and after a few minutes of random browsing, the browser hangs, and then it grays out and I get the "program is not responding" thing, but then I try to ctrl alt delete to launch the task manager to end it, but it doesn't pop up. It takes literally like 10 minutes until the browser re-activates and then I am able to use ctrl alt delete and end it. Then, I go to restart the browser and it doesn't pop up. I constantly double click it and then it decides to work a few minutes later, resulting in multiple browsers to launch at the same time.

Sometimes when I'm not so lucky, the browser freezes and after a while THE ENTIRE COMPUTER freezes and I have no choice but to hold the button to restart it.
I restarted it in safe mode and it works completely fine after that.

Scratch that. It ran fine in safe mode but messed up in safe mode w/ networking

I ran Malware Bytes and Norton and found nothing harmful to the computer. I also ran another virus scanner I found from another forum (that they recommended) can't remember the name since I uninstalled it (Don't like multiple virus scanners installed at once), but it came back with nothing either. I even scanned in safe mode - nothing.

This recently started happening and I did nothing for this to happen. The only thing abnormal I remember doing is having to restart the computer by holding the button when a game crashed, and then when it asked me if I wanted to run Windows normally or not, I assumed that the bottom choice was to run it normally because that's what it always was, but I chose something else and didn't notice. It was a blank screen for a few minutes then started loading as if it was booting for the first time. I didn't know what was going on so I held the button again and ran Windows normally and it started doing this, but I didn't really think nothing of it.

Don't have any add-ons installed, this is a fresh, just formatted computer restored to its factory settings. Also, I'd like to add that my internet stops working while this is happening.

Also here is a Hijack this report:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:46:37 PM, on 5/10/2011
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16386)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\hp\KBD\kbd.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Update\1.3.21.53\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = my.daemon-search.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=71&bd=Pavilion&pf=desktop" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=71&bd=Pavilion&pf=desktop
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=71&bd=Pavilion&pf=desktop
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O3 - Toolbar: DAEMON Tools Toolbar - {32099AAC-C132-4136-9E9A-4E364A424E17} - C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Toolbar\DTToolbar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe -hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KBD] C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IAAnotif] "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaanotif.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CCUTRAYICON] FactoryMode
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] c:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Symantec PIF AlertEng] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe" /a /m "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\AlertEng.dll"
O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [Launcher] %WINDIR%\SMINST\launcher.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WindowsWelcomeCenter] rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Users\Steven\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools Lite] "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe" -autorun
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WMPNSCFG] C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [WindowsWelcomeCenter] rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\Windows\system32\browseui.dll
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Alert Service (AlertService) - Intel(R) Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\AlertService.exe
O23 - Service: AMD External Events Utility - AMD - C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
O23 - Service: Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Lic NetConnect service (CLTNetCnService) - Unknown owner - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: DQLWinService - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\IntelDH\NMS\AdpPlugins\DQLWinService.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor (IAANTMON) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaantmon.exe
O23 - Service: Intel DH Service (IntelDHSvcConf) - Intel(R) Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Tools\IntelDHSvcConf.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Software Services Manager (ISSM) - Intel(R) Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Media Server\bin\ISSM.exe
O23 - Service: LightScribeService Direct Disc Labeling Service (LightScribeService) - Hewlett-Packard Company - c:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate Notice Service Ex (LiveUpdate Notice Ex) - Unknown owner - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate Notice Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Viiv(TM) Media Server (M1 Server) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Media Server\bin\mediaserver.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Application Tracker (MCLServiceATL) - Intel(R) Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Shells\MCLServiceATL.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Remoting Service (Remote UI Service) - Intel(R) Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Shells\Remote UI Service.exe
O23 - Service: stllssvr - MicroVision Development, Inc. - c:\Program Files\Common Files\SureThing Shared\stllssvr.exe
O23 - Service: XAudioService - Conexant Systems, Inc. - C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\xaudio.exe

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

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 Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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A:Computer randomly crashing

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SysInfo log:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., Z77-D3H
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What are the error codes that come up on the BSOD?

You may have to disable Automatic Restart to be able to view the error code.

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/ht/automatic-restart-windows-7.htm
 

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Also forgot to mention that the HDD still has 1.6TB free, and the SSD still has 36GB free space left on it.
 

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This is the situation with Vista:

I used have a PC, not very old, which randomly started to lock-up after sometime, whether it be 5mins or 5hours. When it locks up EVERYTHING stops, there is no way to using it until you restart.

I then pretty much changed all the components inside the case, including the PSU and the case. The only old things I am using from the old PC is the mouse, keyboard and the screen.

Now the strange thing is, even after getting an almost new PC, I am still getting lockups

I've never been so stuck, really don't know what the issue is.

My brother used to use the same components I have now with no issues. He's taken my old componenets and they don't give him any problems. I have also got the latest SP1 SP2

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I recently built a new computer and have been having issues with it crashing. I have been unable to force this to happen to figure out what it is but I have been watching some type of video every time it has happened. It's not overheating as i have yet to even see any part of the computer hit over 40 C.
 
http://puu.sh/nVsiK/58e216d33a.jpg  (rather large picture so i didn't want to embed it.)
 
Upon the crash the sound locks up and skips, the screen turns blank, then it just restarts. The event view is showing this.
 

Error    3/26/2016 11:59:11 PM    WHEA-Logger    20    None
 
A fatal hardware error has occurred.
Component: AMD Northbridge
Error Source: Machine Check Exception
Error Type: HyperTransport Watchdog Timeout Error
Processor APIC ID: 0
 

 
The reading around I've done has been mainly saying to try to update the chipset drivers but I'm running windows 10 and that motherboard has no driver updates for it.
 

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Hey i have been gettin this problem that keeps happening from a range of 1-60 minutes of my computer being on..

First sign it would run slow but my CPU Usage would be at 1 or 2% like my computer isnt trying to load a game.

Second sign my sound would lock up and constantly spam the sound it last herd and make my computer run even slower then it already is.

Third and final sign would be my computer would lock up but whats weird is i can move the mouse but everything else wouldnt move.

Now the only thing i did differently was keep my computer on for like 5 or 6 days so im not sure if thats the issue but please please help because its really annoying when im trying to work on somethin or play a game and it freezes my computer.

Thanks,
Ronnie

A:Computer is crashing randomly..

Could be hardware, or software related. Try booting in safe mode and running some security/antimalware scans. Then you can boot back in regular mode and disable some items on startup.
Or you can start with recommended hardware testing found elsewhere on this site. Strip down to the bare minimum and test from there. Do a good cleaning of the pc first.
A little searching will find a wealth of info on how to do all of this, or ask away if you can't locate what you need. And make sure to be very clear on your explanaions.

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Computer Crashing Randomly - Fixed Skip Post

hello can anyone help with with the meaning of this and maybe a answer.

My computer blue screens randomly i have no clue why this is my bugcheck it says BAD_POOL_HEADER in blue screen.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000019 (0x00000020, 0x83519958, 0x83519980, 0x0a050011). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini111205-03.dmp.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp..

Update:
Added another stick of ram in gona see how it goes
 

A:Computer Crashing Randomly

I had that error a few times when my RAM timmings were set too aggressively. Or it could be bad RAM or a hardware failure.
 

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I originally posted a thread about this on the games forum, as i thought it was GTA3 that was causing my PC to crash.
However, it's now been happening randomly while I'm just doing work on it.
What's happened is that I upgraded my mobo and CPU about 2-3 months ago. Everything has been running fine until Friday, when my PC had its first momentous crash.
While I'm using the 'puter, it will suddenly freeze totally. Nothing works, not Ctrl-Alt-Del, nothing. The only thing I can do is hit the reset button.
I work from home and this has happenned four times today alone.
What's confusing me is that I have changed nothing about my PC for this to suddenly start happening. I'm not suddenly running any more demanding software, and I'm not expecting it to burn CDs, run Unreal Tourney and juggle firesticks all at once. Most of the time, I'm just trying to run Dreamweaver, Excel and Word at the same time. I've given up trying to play games at all.
I've checked my CPU temperature on start-up, which seems fine (about 116F). Because I originally thought the problem was just with games, I've also installed the latest graphics card drivers and instaled DirectX 9. None of this has helped.
I'm running an Athlon 1800+ XP CPU on an ECS mobo, with 320MB of RAM and a GeForce 4 MX420 card (64MB RAM). I've got a 10gig HD, which is less than half-full.
I seriously need some help on this. It doesn't take much to get me stumped w... Read more

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Hey there, i've somewhat recently built myself a new gaming rig due to my old system being horribly outdated and unreliable and from day one of using the new computer i've had some problems with crashing.
Basically, the computer crashes AT LEAST once per day and is seemingly undetectable as to when this happens, the only thing intensifying the crashing seems to be streaming videos online, ie. youtube, facebook, dailymotion videos etc.
A friend of mine had compiled the list of parts that i would use to build the computer, and also did the majority of assembling (which i cannot notice any problems with by looking at the inside of the tower). This same friend, after hearing about constant crashing problems and unreliability as to when it would crash had suggested a problem with the system's memory, but after swapping out HDD's and even installing an SSD, the problem still seems to be as prevalent as ever, and, since i'm almost out of options, i've decided to turn to the wisdom of the internet, in the hopes of finally resolving this issue. I'm not quite sure as to what the problem(s) may be, but i'm still optimistic about the outcome, anyhow, here is a list of my system specs.

Corsair 8GB RAM
Western Digital 2TB internal HDD (1.6TB free space)
OCZ agility 60GB SSD (Boot disc- 36GB free space)
Win7 ultimate 32-bit OS
Lite-on DVD drive
Intel core i5 2500k processor
Asus GeForce Gtx 560 DirectCU II Top 1024mb video card
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A:Computer crashing randomly

i prefer to see a quality 750w with the 560 gtx and not a antec,what model is it

do you have any minidumps
 

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I reformatted my computer a couple weeks ago in order to install my new 40GB SSD drive and ever since, my computer has been randomly crashing. It has never happened when I was actually using it, but it has happened a couple times when I'm sitting next to it. It seems to just shut off and come back on. When it turns back on, I get this dialog...

A:Computer is Randomly Crashing

This sounds like a power supply problem. Is this a laptop that might be shutting down from excess heat or possibly a bad battery and/or charger?

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Hi

My system keeps crashing, either it fuzzes-out or just blacks out completely. Seems to happen more often when watching youtube or other video, but can still crash at anytime. FYI I am not an advanced user.

Attached is a picture of the fuzzy-crash and all my files.
Thanks for any help

A:Computer Crashing Randomly Please Help

Also, my internal clock does not update correctly. I checked the BIOS and returned to default settings. Did not see improvement. I don't know if this is related.

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My computer is an M18xr1 laptop running windows 7, 64bit. Recently my computer will just randomly crash (completely shut down) usually whilst playing games, however it doesn't happen very often. Since I've installed Battlefield 4 though it crashes about 10 seconds into the game every single time, and also it crashes when I try to install AMD_Catalyst_13.10_Mobility_BetaV2 to fix a different directX problem I had with BF4. It seems really weird, and the problem is not temperature related as I've checked it multiple times before it has crashed. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

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Hey guys. So I've been dealing with this issue for a while now. I got the point where I said muck it and went to my laptop for months and just ingnored the issue but now I'm really wanting to get it fixed. The problem is my computer crashes on me randomly. There's been a lot done leading to where I'm at now so I'll explain what I've done so far.

- Computer was showing a blank screen. ( replaced video card ). Turns out the monitor died on me at the same time. ( replaced monitor ).

- Image came back on screen and was able to run everything normally.
( Computer crashes )

- Did a complete format of the HD and reinstalled windows. I'd run a lot of virus scans etc and cleared out a ton of junk from my HD previous to getting to this step and nothing seemed to work.

- Finally new windows installed. logged in. Crashed...

- Tested both(2x) 2gb ram sticks individually and in different slots while running windows memory diagnostic. Diagnostic made it past 50% both times then crashed ( ruled out bad ram / bad ram slots ).

- Ran windows memory diagnostic with HD unplugged. Crashed around 50% again.

- Ran crystal disk info to check HD ( Caution message with 1 bad sector located )

- CPU temp hovering around 65-68 degrees.

At this point I'm not sure what the problem could be but I'm leaning towards the mother board being mucked or the power supply. Could also be the CPU though? the fans in my case are running and this continues to happen even with the sides of the case off giving ... Read more

A:Computer Randomly crashing

just a little update. cleaned fans out, ran core temp and still getting same readings. Still crashes.

took both sticks of ram out. heard 3 beet pattern so I put the ram back in.

Tried booting to windows and now it wont even let me enter safe mode, crashes 10 sec into turning computer on. If it was a power supply issue could mode some how prevent it from crashing from that? seems weird.

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Hello all,
I purchased the system about 2 weeks ago. On the first night, the sytem freezes, says it ran into an error, and restarts. Happened two more times after it, I looked online and it said to refresh your PC, and I did. All went smooth from there.
Tonight, the system just shuts off by itself. When I turn it on, it gives me about 3-5 beeps and it doesn't turn on. I take out the adapter from the back then turn it on to be able to turn it on. At any given the time, the screen can go green like the matrix on the bottom and freeze.
I tried a Reset, not a refresh, and same **bleep** is happening. I downloaded updates now, didn't even get to install them, computer ran into an error. The error now is about kernel.
I must say this that I have NOT downloaded any bad programs, I only had Skype and Chrome installed. Never visted a bad website, never did anything bad that lets a virus in.
My problem is since I bought it 2 weeks ago in Saudi Arabia, I moved back to Lebanon and brought the computer with me. Will my warranty be working in another country?
Im running a check disk from command prompt, but I doubt it will help.
So what the heck is going on? I have been sold a faulty computer? What's my best options here? I paid alot of money for the thing and didn't last a week? 
Please help on what I can do to fix this? 
My system is the Acer AZ5 All in One System, Windows 8, 4GB DDR3 memory, Intel Core i3-2120 processor, 1TB drive.
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A:New computer crashing randomly

only 2 weeks old ,under warranty ,take it back to where you bought it

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Hi this has been happening for the past 2-3 days already and I have no idea what the problem is. It can not be a over heat problem because my tower is not hot or anything. When it shuts down the laptop beside me starts to lag really bad so there seem to be a connection there.At first I thought it was a dust problem in my tower because I did not clean it in a long time so I cleaned out the dust from the fans and such but that was not the problem.If anyone know what is up please help.

TIA

A:Computer Crashing Randomly

what are you running
video card
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
model
wattage

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

if a component was burning to a crisp the tower will not necessarily feel warmer only the component

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My computer randomly crashes fairly often after the fan begins to surge. The first several times it came as a memory dump, but then it simply turned off with no error message. When I restart it gives the option to start in safe mode but I rarely do, unless I can't have it crash again. It often happens while running videos. I found a post that said that it was probably a bad memory cell, so I replaced/upgraded my memory but it still happens, if not more often. At this point, windows explorer is running faster than normal and every time I shut down vista installs four updates. At first I thought it was weird that they kept putting out updates, at this point I realize that they are the same updates. What I can figure out at this point is that it is either a problem with my motherboard's circuits having a short or vista having something wrong w/ it.
 

A:My computer keeps randomly crashing.

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My comp has been BSOD or it will just freeze up and do nothing. Only been happening since friday night. Seems to run fine but if i start to game or do anything will last for a bit and then crash or freeze. Ran memtest and my memory seemed fine. Also reinstalled my graphics card drivers but that didnt seem to help. Hope i did this right kinda a noob...

Running Windows 7 home 64 bit

Specs
AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Graphics Card: Radeon HD 6870
Memory: 8.00 GB

A:BSOD Computer keeps randomly crashing.

Stop 0x124 is a hardware error

If you are overclocking try resetting your processor to standard settings and see if that helps.

If you continue to get BSOD here are some more things you may want to consider.

This is usually heat related, defective hardware, memory or even processor though it is"possible" that it is driver related (rare).






Quote:
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
Synopsis:

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.
Generic "Stop 0x124" Troubleshooting Strategy:

1) Ensure that none of the hardware components are overclocked. Hardware that is driven beyond its design specifications - by overclocking - can malfunction in unpredictable ways.
2) Ensure that the machine is adequately cooled.
If there is any doubt, open up the side of the PC case (be mindful of any relevant warranty conditions!) and point a mains fan squarely at the motherboard. That will rule out most (lack of) cooling issues.
3) Update all hardware-related drivers: video, sound, RAID (if any), NIC... anything that interacts with a piece of hardware.
It is good practice to run the latest drivers anyway.
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So the type of crash I'm talking about is when I'm doing something on the computer (anything EXCEPT running a full-screen game, so far, at any rate, but I play those for hours at a time) and suddenly my mouse can't move, the screen does not change, and the only way to shut of my computer is by unplugging it/holding down the power button long enough for the cpu to cut the power to the modem. No other way works, as far as I know, and there is no way to 'unfreeze' it. At first I assumed it was just some very occasional thing, because it only happened as windows XP was loading up at the beginning, and that it was a hardware issue due to my computer being old. Of course, this might be the case, but I want to make absolutely sure if it is.

Summary: Computer crashing on startup or a random time after I get on (anywhere from 2 minutes to ~30 hours).

I read the 'before you post' guide and ran a DDS scan and am running a GMER scan, but since this part said not to post logs, just tell me if I should do anything with them. These have become more frequent over the past two weeks or so, to the point that it's seriously hampering my ability to do things on the computer. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.

~Blaster.

A:Computer completely crashing randomly.

Crashes (BSOD), unexpected shutdowns, sudden freezing, random restarting, and booting problems could be symptomatic of a variety of things to include hardware/software issues, overheating caused by a failed processor fan, bad memory (RAM), failing or underpowered power supply, CPU overheating, motherboard, video card, faulty or unsigned device drivers, CMOS battery going bad, BIOS and firmware problems, dirty hardware components, programs hanging or unresponsive in the background, and sometimes malware. Even legitimate programs like CD Emulators (Daemon Tools, Alchohol 120%, Astroburn, AnyDVD) can trigger crashes, various stop error messages and system hangs. If the computer is overheating, it usually begins to shutdown/restart on a more regular basis. Troubleshooting for these kinds of issues can be arduous and time consuming. There are no shortcuts.When Windows XP detects a problem from which it cannot recover, it displays Stop Error Messages which contain specific information that can help diagnose and resolve the problem detected by the Windows kernel. An error message can be related to a broad number of problems such as driver conflicts, hardware issues, read/write errors, and software malfunctions and malware. In Windows XP, the default setting is for the computer to reboot automatically when a fatal error or crash occurs. You may not see the error code because the computer reboots too fast. An easier alternative is to turn off the automatic reboot feature so you can ... Read more

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My computer is randomly crashing during the night.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series , 1024 Mb
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., P31-S3G, x.x,
Antivirus: Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled

Since it's during the night I haven't been able to see the error, but the minidump is:

Code:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\063011-53726-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: *** Invalid ***
****************************************************************************
* Symbol loading may be unreliable without a symbol search path. *
* Use .symfix to have the debugger choose a symbol path. *
* After setting your symbol path, use .reload to refresh symbol locations. *
****************************************************************************
Executable search path is:
*********************************************************************
* Symbols can not be loaded because symbol path is not initialized. *
* *
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-Windows 7 Professional
-32 Bit SP1
-Full Clean Install

Has been installed for approx 3 years. Last week after some updates the computer randomly gets a Blue Screen error and shuts down. Any help would be appreciated. I have attached the files as per requested.
Thanks.

A:Computer Crashing Randomly After Update

Memory corruption (probably caused by one of these drivers from 2007)

Code:
ADIHdAud.sys 8/3/2007 2:28:43 PM
DLADResM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:04:10 PM
DLAOPIOM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:03:19 PM
DLABMFSM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:02:42 PM
DLABOIOM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:02:37 PM
DLAUDFAM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:02:20 PM
DLAUDF_M.SYS 7/23/2007 6:01:56 PM
DLAPoolM.SYS 7/23/2007 6:01:41 PM
DLAIFS_M.SYS 7/23/2007 6:01:39 PM
DRVMCDB.SYS 7/23/2007 5:53:48 PM
DLACDBHM.SYS 7/23/2007 5:49:30 PM
DLARTL_M.SYS 7/23/2007 5:48:47 PM
DRVNDDM.SYS 7/23/2007 5:42:35 PM

How To Find Drivers:




Quote:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.


- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: Drivers and Downloads

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (probably a driver).
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

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Alright, I've been having a problem for a few months now. I'd just be doing normal things on the computer (granted, I leave it on for a few days at a time) and the screen will just become a smear of pixels and it'll restart on me. Just got one again tonight which is why I'm posting now.

BCCode: 1e
BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880097FD320

Attached is the jcgriff2 information and the Resource and Performance Monitor output.

OS: Windows 7 x64, OEM version (installed myself)
Custom-built computer, hardware in it ranges from 1 year to 2 weeks old (CPU was recently RMA'd, somehow killed it while blowing dust out of the PC).
OS has been installed since I've had this SSD, which is over a year ago now I believe.

Another issue I've been having, and am not sure if it's related to these other random crashes (since this other one I can actually reproduce at times), is outlined here: Google Chat (opened in Chrome) occasionally crashes my computer when I receive a Google Voice call - Google Chat Help

Thank you.

A:Computer randomly crashing at times

Remove any Zone Alarm software using the removal tool

Code:
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff880097fd320, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!StreamDataClose+9 )
Remove or upgrade to the latest version of SpeedFan as its driver is oudated

Code:
speedfan.sys fffff880`01923000 fffff880`0192a000 0x00007000 0x45168798 24/09/2006 17:26:48

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my computer randomly crashes during any download process excluding web pages, it cannot be the ram as i have put new ram in , (yes it is supported i checked) and a new processor , this never occoured before my new processor but im not sure how it can be my processor its new? , any ideas people?

win 7 ultimate

ECS RS482-M (V1.0A)

socket 939 AMD athlon 64 x2 dual core 3800+ 2.00GHz

2gb of DDR-SD ram

Nvidia geforce 8400 GS
 

A:Computer crashing randomly during any download

Is it crashing like the programs are crashing or is it crashing like a blue screen or shutdown?
 

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MY computer that i built a few months ago has begun resetting entirely on its own, the computer shuts down then comes back on with a screen displaying that windows 7 could not shut down correctly. Ive checked my the power cable and its fine. I also did a virus scan and nothing major was found. I need to find out whats going on before this resetting causes damage to my hard drive or any other components!

A:Computer Randomly Resetting/Crashing.

Hi please post the specs of your self build
makes and models of the
Motherboard
Cpu
Gpu
Ram
Power supply
and which version of windows 7 ie home premium 32 bit or 64 bit

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HI again...I used Hijackthis to do a scan and here is the result. I'm not sure if i've posted it in the right place or if this is needed to stop the ongoing crashing. I've recently run Adaware and removed Alexis....the problem is still ongoing! Any help would be great!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:30:09, on 11/06/2007
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISUM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\William Neal\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
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My laptop has been starting short, screen comes up, but not internet icon or connection. Programs won't start, and will not turn off. These times, there are 84 processes running in Task Manager, and every one running over 2,000k . I have to unplug it every time this happens. Here is the HIJack This log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:35:25 PM, on 11/12/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Virtual Token\vtserver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Lenovo\PkgMgr\HOTKEY\TPHKMGR.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\CONNEC~1\QCWLIcon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PkgMgr\HOTKEY\TPONSCR.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PkgMgr\HOTKEY_1\TpScrex.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM ThinkVantage\SafeGuard PrivateDisk\pdservice.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\THINKV~2\PrdCtr\LPMGR.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\EzEjMnAp.Exe
C:\Program Files\IBM ThinkVantage\Client Security Solution\cssauth.exe
C:\Updater.exe
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"i built my desktop about 3 years ago for the purpose of gaming and just a good computer to use (didnt have that 2 hour crashing laptop then). so i bought all the parts off newegg and put it togther. now i installed everything but i cant get games to work and it proceeds to give me a BSOD. in the process of 3 years. i have sent in my Mobo 3 times to Abit sayign that something is wrong, they sent it back. I ran tests on the ram, nothing came up. changed the graphics card 3 times. had AMD replace my CPU once.

after three years, i got more skillz in computer driver issues and i am positive that i installed eveyrthing correctly this time. yet it still crashes when i play games, sometimes it doesnt crash all the way (BSOD) it just quits out of games saying that there is a critical error and it must be closed. i checked the heat and everything and nothing is over heating."

everytime i play games, it eitehr just BSOD's me or the game quits saying that there was a critical error. Normal programs like firefox and AIM also bug out alot, it makes the cpu run at 100% and i have to open task manager to close it manually.

Error code 1000008e, parameter1 c0000005, parameter2 18171717, parameter3 a81d5988, parameter4 00000000.

after posting that in another forum and got little response. i went on the good old google to do my own researching. Many say that it is a driver issue, which i highly doubt because i changed EVEYRTHING on my computer. i even took out the sou... Read more

A:Computer keeps crashing only when running games or randomly

SYMFW.SYS a file in Symantec Firewall is one of the files causing your crashes. Uninstall Norton and use a free version of AVG and Zone Alarm. Also KMIXER.SYS caused a crash which is a sound card driver. If after you remove Norton you still get blue screens then uninstall your sound card, delete the drivers (while in safe mode) then reinstall the card and drivers.
 

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Running Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Clean install built computer myself from scratch and fresh disk from Microsoft
First install never re-installed or installed any other OS
Computer is only 3-4 months old as well as OS

The problem I have been having is that my computer will just crash completely with no explanation. I can be doing absolutely anything or nothing at all, and my computer screen will either sometimes BSOD and give me a 1033 code or it will just go black and take like 4-5 restarts before it will even give me video to my monitor.

lemme know anything else you need me to tell you about, or any other files i need to attach and how to get them.

A:Computer crashing seemingly randomly and consistently

Hello CraftyWeasel & Welcome to SevenForums! Oh and, thanks for following the instructions with the .zip file.

That's a bunch of crashes you got there. Let's take a look at it-

BSOD Summary

Code:
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+156354 )
As you can see, one of your crashes was a cause by nvlddmkm.sys, which is a Nvidia driver. Do you have any chance to uninstall this Graphic Driver, and install the newest one?

Best Regards,
FredeGail

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I've had this problem for awhile now and haven't had much luck in finding a solution. The PC will suddenly power down and restart, all the fans and case lighting will turn off, then immediately come back on. Sometimes it will turn off and on in rapid succession as the system tries to start, sometimes it will hang for a long time at the initial boot screen before giving me the message:

"Reboot and Select proper Boot device
or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key"

It sometimes goes days without restarting, other times it will do it two minutes after being turned on. Often occurs when I'm done using a resource heavy application or playing a game, as the computer is winding down. When it turns back on it's extremely loud. It's definitely not a heat issue. I run a firewall and do regular anti-virus scans, defrag, CCleaner, general maintenance. There is otherwise no problem with the system. It starts up and shuts down fast and smoothly, never hangs and has no problems playing graphically intensive games. I've updated drivers, checked the HD for errors, swapped out memory, ran MEMTEST for hours, etc.

This leaves no message at all in the event logs and XP doesn't even verify the files before starting back up. I've also turned off Restart Automatically on errors.
 

A:Randomly crashing, computer restarting for no reason

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hi, hope every one is good

computer spec, win 7 64 (fully updated). all drivers are updated, and bios is upto date
asus p6t delux v2, i7 940, 12gb ram ocz 1000w power supply (bought 6 months ago)
main drive- kingston ssd vnow series 128gb , could it be this?

I hope someone could help me and would really appreciate it

recently we had a builder round, and the electricity tripped while my computer was on since then my computer constantly freezes randomly no given time really (could be guessing at this time really as updates have occured as well recently)

An example is i could be browsing the web on a variety of browsers or just using the computer in general, the computer will lock up sometimes allowing me to move the mouse but not being able to do anything, and sometimes not being able to move the mouse,

it will then un freeze about 2-3 minutes later?

and when it frezes i could press ctrl alt & del, then the task manager will pop up when the computer has resumed it self

i recently ran memtest on all the ram after around 50 hours of testing there was an error on one piece,

another thing it could be possibly one of the updates i have run for drivers bios etc, but id be clutching at straws trying to find out

i have norton 360 and malwarebytes on, both find NO Viruses,
so i retested one at a time in the same dimm slot, no problems? i then tested in pairs still no problems? i then retested all and this time i had no problems? strange? but only retested for 30 hours

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A:Computer keeps freezing/crashing randomly, then restores itself

anyone?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

It has happened now over 2 times in 3 months. Not so much but it's still quite annoying.. I couldn't read the whole report of the bluescreen screen but it said something about memory clash or something.

BCCode: 1a
BCP1: 0000000000041790
BCP2: FFFFFA8001A72F70
BCP3: 000000000000FFFF
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

A:Computer Randomly Crashing With BlueScren of death.

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible. Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:





Quote:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:





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* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Hello,

I have recently had a problem with my computer for the past couple of months. The problem being every game i own crashing, and my CPU blue screening even though i have the settings required for the games, the games run very well, but the crashes come in randomly and unpredictably. I bought this computer already pre-built, i just added the Geforce GTX 650 graphics card about the same time the crashes started happening, i'm thinking the installation of the new graphics card is the problem but i don't know for sure. I've tried updating all my drivers and even ran the "Who Crashed" software to determine my crashes, i have looked online for the answer, but none have worked for me so far. ill provide a list of the crash reports below along with my PC specs. the two examples are what most of my crash reports say, there are more crashes than just these two i just felt the need for repetitive crash reports are unnecessary:

On Sat 6/4/2016 9:41:57 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\060416-15046-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntkrnlmp.exe (nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x0)
Bugcheck code: 0x1A (0x41792, 0xFFFFF680BD083090, 0x200000000000000, 0x0)
Error: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
Bug check description: This indicates that a severe memory management error occurred.
This might be a case of memory corruption. More often memory corruption happens because of software errors in buggy drivers, not because of faulty RAM modules... Read more

A:all games crashing and computer restarting randomly

Please let me know if there is more information needed and i will provide it for you.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

This has been a problem of mine since 2 years ago. At first, I didn't want to "try" to fix it because I thought it was just the load of spyware + regular computer usage. Then about a month ago, I attempted to fix it by just reformatting my computer and reinstalling everything. At first I thought this would work, but I notice it didn't. My computer specs are:

P4 2.2 GHz
GF4 Ti4600 128MB
1024 MB (2 x 512) PC2100 DDR RAM
Windows XP Pro w/ SP2

I know my computer is old and sucks. It's about 3.5 yrs old (at that time, it was top of the line!) and I don't plan to upgrade anytime soon... but maybe in the next 1-2 years. My problem is that whenever I play ANY video game (mostly 3D or graphics-intensive games), my computer will randomly restart SOMETIMES (not all of the time, but it happens frequently than coincidentally just a regular crash). It will usually do one of the following:

- Crash to desktop without notice
- Crash to desktop WITH notice (It is always a "memory corruption" type error)
- Computer restarts randomly in the middle of the game (I'll be playing and soon I will be saying wtf?)

After reformatting, the problem still exists. This restarting/crashing seems to happen more often with different games, too. The solutions I've tried include installing DIFFERENT graphics drivers to see if it's a driver problem, using a memory testing program to determine if my memory/RAM is failing, and last reinstalling the differen... Read more

A:Computer randomly crashing/restarting when playing games

Sounds like you have bad memory. Download memtest and run it.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Hello.

I am getting really tired of my computer crashing constantly. The main concerns are: ntoskrnl.exe, atikmdag.sys and dxgmms1.sys. I have fresh installed four times, updated all of my drivers and DirectX, too. Nothing helped.

I have send my PC back to it's manufacturer 2 times, and they said it was fine. I have also run Windows Memory Diagnostics without any errors.

It happens randomly, even though what I am doing on my computer (work, games, surfing the interwebs etc.)

System specifications
AMD Phenom X6 II 1090T
AMD Radeon HD 6970
8GB DDR3 RAM (I don't know the frequency)
Windows 7 64-bit

What should I do?

Dumps attached,
Oliver.

A:Computer randomly crashing (ntoskrnl.exe, atikmdag.sys, dxgmms1.sys)

Hi.

Remove avast from your system.
Download,install and use Microsoft Security Essentials with windows firewall enable.
Download and install the new version of Driver Sweeper.
Download the most recent software\driver for your ati AMD Graphics Drivers & Software.

Uninstall ati software\driver,restart in safe mode,run driver sweeper,choose only AMD-Display and clean,restart in normal mode.
Install the new ati software\driver,restart.

Update DirectX.
Read carefully the instructions and run NVIDIA/AMD Video Card - Test with OCCT post here the results.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Hey,

Basically I'm really stumped here and need some help! For Christmas I bought myself a new Motherboard bundle (specs below) and installed it and everything has been working fine, CPU has been running between 40-50% and there haven't been any general problems at all.

However about a week ago I was playing a game and my computer just crashed, no blue screen, no minidump...literally nothing. However i did have headphones in and i could hear a buzzing. Took them out and turned my speakers on and the buzzing was still there. I had no option but to hit the reset switch on the front of my case.

And just now (hence why I'm posting) the same thing happened. I was watching a film and it just crashed, once again nothing on the screen, just nothing to even indicate a potential problem

So i have come here in hope that someone will be able to help me with this. Funny enough i'm an IT Technician myself, and I have never come across this problem, so i wouldn't even know where to start. Please any advice is welcome, I just want to get to the bottom of this.

Thank you

Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3
Processor - AMD FX Bulldozer Quad Core 3.6Ghz
RAM - 4GB DDR3
Graphics - ATI Radeon HD 4600 series

A:Computer randomly crashing and making a buzzing sound

What your are experiencing is commonly referred to as "crashed to desktop". This is directly related to your GPU. Have you gone to AMD's website and downloaded the latest driver for your 4600 series GPU? That's where I would start at.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

This has been going on about 2 weeks, I have rebuilt twice, and this issue keeps returning.
I have attempted to follow suggestions on this forum, I have updated my asACPI files, (I think it was behaving worse prior to this); however after restarting it crashed again.
My main partition is on an SSD; after the BSOD the computer will not boot, it either keeps resettings or BSOD, on the odd occasion it can't find the drive, and complains of missing bootldr press ctrl-alt-del. after turning the PSU off, and purging power from the system (pressing on off button until all led's switch off). then next boot it will progress into windows.
At the last occasion I was running Chrome, Remote Desktop.
I have enabled the mini dump, and I am awaiting my next crash. so I can post that.
I am enclosing my sf .zip hoping somebody can help.

A:BSOD computer crashing randomly, twice with BF3, once in Firefox 2day

Welcome aboard

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to 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.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Alright, here's the deal. My house has a network of 3 computers: my mom's XP wireless laptop, my dad's XP wireless desktop, and my Vista wired desktop. Now, the problem is that from time to time, my internet will just go out. I still have the network, but no internet. (the little icon just shows the computer icon, it'd have a blue globe if it had internet and a red X over it if it was disconnected) It does this for hours at a time, randomly, maybe a once or twice every 2 weeks. Restarting, unplugging and replugging the ethernet cord doesn't fix it. Meanwhile, my parent's XP's are working just fine. Any ideas what might be causing this? Our router is a WRT54G Wireless-G by Linksys.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

hi there new to this site basically been havin the same problems with my comp over a couple of weeks,

list of problems
computer randoms turns itself off
make beeps at start up
random bluescreens
all games crash tio destop fter random amounts of times

things i have tried
memtest
new graphics drivers
2 different gfx cards
checkdisk
these are the normal temp reading i have speedfan
idle
system32c
cpu47c
aux47c
hd033c
core13c
gpu41c
core41
voltages
vcore1.45v
+12v 2.22v
avcc3.39v

in game
system 33c
cpubetween 55-61c
aux 55-61c
hd0 34c
core15
gpu47
core47

specs atholon 6000 x2
geforce 250gts 512
2gb ddr 2 800 ram
250gb segate
asrock n61 p-s motherboard

any help would be much appreciated,cheers
 

A:Computer randomly turns off ,games crashing to desktop

consult the bios beep guide. http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic95391.html

you have a hardware issue.
 

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