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Help! Comp crashing constantly!! Please?

Q: Help! Comp crashing constantly!! Please?

I really need help,
I have an Acer Ferrari 4000/Windows XP
I'm sorry I'm not sure what info you will need, please forgive my ignorance.
It started crashing all the time, so my husband clearing everything out and re-installed everything, but it is still crashing, but now quite as much. It's a real nightmare. I've tried twice to get this message typed before it crashed. Please help, is there any way you can look at things and maybe help me?
We really don't know what else to do on our own?

Thank you, Marie

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Preferred Solution: Help! Comp crashing constantly!! Please?

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recently (like within the past few days) my comp has been crashing constantly, not with the usual stuttering followed by the blue screen of death, but just straight up shutting down suddenly, the computer itself turns off, then reboots itself a few seconds later

my computer had been crashing a lot the "normal" way awhile back, but i was pretty sure it was due to a rootkit virus, and i was able to fix that, it hadn't crashed in months, and now this started

I'm posting this from my brothers laptop because my comp crashes so often that i wouldn't have time to post this from my computer

i am desperate for help and i don't really know what to do or where to go, please let me know if you need any more information and i'll do my best to provide it

A:Comp crashing constantly, never seen this before

Lets see if there are any recent dump files> Follow the instructions here> http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html
Lets see if the BSOD dump file(s) can tell us whats going on.

Then lets have a look at the temps and voltages >
D/L and run Hardware Monitor do something intense like a virus scan or gaming for a bit, Alt+Tab back to HWM expand all the trees and use the Win7 snipping tool to grab a screen shot of the HWM window, post the screen shot using the paperclip button in the advanced message box(Go Advanced button).

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Hi there,

I have had a few problems with my custom built computer. I believed at first that I had malware and virus issues, however a nice technician on the virus forums said there was no problem.

I am receiving the dreaded Blue Screen of Death fairly frequently, I am not playing any games, just browsing the internet when it happens.

Secondly, my browsers (both Mozilla 3.6.8 and IE 8) are both crashing very frequently - Mozilla comes up with a report message saying it has crashed and asks me whether to send or not to send the report, whereas IE reloads the tabs frequently, but to a point the page cannot be reloaded and has to be closed down.

As well as this, a lot of my executable files are crashing - I am getting error messages from things like java, flash, avg, my network card, windows messenger etc saying that they have crashed.

This problem is happening very frequently, I cannot seem to go half an hour without browsing with no problem.

If anyone could help it would be VERY MUCH appreciated!

Thanks.

A:BSOD, exe files constantly crashing, browsers crashing.

You need to post some hardware details about your custom built computer.
Something is unstable and it could well be the memory modules.

In addition, when you see a BSoD click details, it will generally state which executable caused the problem.

I would be tempted to look for a copy of memtest and run some memory diagnostics.

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My computer keeps restarting on the windows loading screen and my keyboard is stuck in numlock. I did notcie that the ethernet boot agent thing changed from after windows loading screen to before.
 

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"I did notcie that the ethernet boot agent thing changed from after windows loading screen to before"...

Can you explain this in a bit more detail?
 

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After the power is turned on it starts constantly rebooting itself never shows any words or anything just a constant black screen as it keeps rebooting how can i get into the command screen or boot in safe mode when it does this id like to keep the files on it but if necessary i can manage without the files?
 

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Using the operating system CD to boot then do a repair install.
 

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I have an ACER Aspire 5250 laptop SNID 20103232016 running Windows 7.  I don't know the cause but the system has started to become very slow at times with windows going unresponsive. To get things moving often opening the task bar (cntr-alt-del) will work. But not for long.
 
I have run chkdsk with no reported issues, I updated the system bios, and a bunch of hardware drivers. I ran Avira scan, Malwarebytes scan, and the ESET scanner recommended in an earlier similar post with no issues.
 
Any suggestions?
 
Results from MiniToolbox here:
 
 
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version:21-04-2013
Ran by Conner (administrator) on 21-05-2013 at 12:32:00
Running from "C:\Users\Conner\Downloads"
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
 
========================= Flush DNS: ===================================
 
Windows IP Configuration
 
Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
 
"Reset IE Proxy Settings": IE Proxy Settings were reset.
========================= Hosts content: =================================
 
 
 
========================= IP Configuration: ================================
 
Atheros AR5B125 Wireless Network Adapter = Wireless Network Connection (Connected)
Atheros AR8152/8158 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) = Local Area Connection (Media disconnected)
 
 
 
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Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.
 
Louis

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Hey guys.I have a fair few scanners and such on my pc as you should see in the hjt log, but even though when I look at that speedupmypc3 program from uniblue, everything is "high" BUT... my computer doesn't get below 50% cpu usage. I can't find the problem. I have ran uniblue spyeraser and registry booster, spybot, reg mech, reg cure, c cleaner stuff like that, and it all comes up clean... besides a few bad registry keys and such, unknown files, missing files and what not.Any help would be HIGHLY appreciated.ThanxDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by w0lfm4n on 2008-06-06 21:18:58Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --75: 2008-06-06 11:19:17 UTC - RP139 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point74: 2008-06-06 10:44:48 UTC - RP138 - SpyEraser 06_06_2008_20_44_3873: 2008-06-06 08:45:27 UTC - RP137 - Uniblue RegistryBooster72: 2008-06-05 08:14:35 UTC - RP136 - Unsigned driver install71: 2008-06-05 08:11:35 UTC - RP135 - Installed Speed S8800i-- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-04-15 05:47:09 UTC - RP65 - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.Total Physical Memory: 504 MiB (512 MiB recommended).-- HijackThis (run as w0lfm4n.exe) ---------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis ... Read more

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Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days, please post a new HijackThis log. Thank you for your patience.If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped.

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It`s about six months since ny last clean install and after removing OC everything worked..up until Fallout:NV. Now the bugger is chrashing like hell.

Running ultimate x64 with integrated HD3300 (on msi 790gx-g65 mobo) and 4 gigs of RAM.

Any and all help is appreciated

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Please remove any CD virtualization programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%. They use a driver, found in your dmp, sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs. Use this SPTD uninstaller when you're done: DuplexSecure - Downloads
You can use MagicDisc as an alternative.

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hi,
recently my laptop HD with XP has been constantly crashing, and i dont mean just freezing i mean totally not booting, all i get is a flashing cursor. it wont let me boot into the XP installer(i can boot into linux live CDs though). i dont know what is happening but its happening more and more often now (last happened 22nd jan before today) and its really starting to annoy me

Anyone know what could be wrong?? Any help much appreciated!!!

Regards,

4ndr3wk
 

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me and a few others on the novatech forum recently picked this one up.

The WLM program seems to crash a lot, the pinned icon shows it as running, but you cannot get the buddy list up, you open task manager and it shows as not responding, happening all the time for me now

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BUMP

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My machine has been crashing every single time I try to use my computer. On a good day, it will function for a half-hour. Other times, only a minute or two. The system acts very sluggish, and then the whole system freezes, and failes two respond, so I am forced to manually power down the machine.I have previously scanned with Malwarebytes anti-malware, as well as Avast, but nothing was found to be the source of the problem.This is driving me up the wall, and this is my last attempt to avoid reformatting the HD. Please let me know if there is anything suspicious on this log. Thanks in advance.-JoeLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:12:57 PM, on 4/5/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Program Files\ContentWatch\Internet Protection\cwtray.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Hijac... Read more

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Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructio... Read more

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I am constantly crashing in Planetside2. I have gone through their Tech Support and the problem still remains unsolved. Maybe you guys can help me.

Here's the event log errors:

Fault bucket , type 0
Event Name: APPCRASH
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: PlanetSide2.exe
P2: 0.0.0.0
P3: 50d2d8a1
P4: PhysX3_x86.dll
P5: 3.2.0.1
P6: 50b7e98e
P7: c0000005
P8: 0013f918
P9:
P10:

Attached files:
C:\Users\Ecko\AppData\Local\Temp\WER1653.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml

These files may be available here:
C:\Users\Ecko\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_PlanetSide2.exe_b2c6ca815541e8e7509dd659b213c27d96717e7_046d1d94

Analysis symbol:
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 542a2d71-4d2f-11e2-9f9b-6cf049e759e3
Report Status: 1

Faulting application name: PlanetSide2.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x50d2d8a1
Faulting module name: PhysX3_x86.dll, version: 3.2.0.1, time stamp: 0x50b7e98e
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0013f918
Faulting process id: 0xe88
Faulting application start time: 0x01cde139d31ed94b
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\PlanetSide 2\PlanetSide2.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\PlanetSide 2\PhysX3_x86.dll
Report Id: 542a2d71-4d2f-11e2-9f9b-6cf049e759e3

Faulting application name: PlanetSide2.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x50d2d8a1
Faulting module name: PlanetSide2.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x50d2d8a1
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Hi all.  I'm new to the community, but this is my second Think Pad.  Brand new, T460P, 6820HQ, 16G Ram, 512G SSD, extra life battery, running the Windows 7x64 Pro downgrade from Windows 10Pro.  I've had it for about 3 weeks now, and I have a problem (and have had since day 1) where internet explorer keeps crashing.  Typically, I'll get a popup message that says that internet explorer has stopped responding and needs to close.  If I wait for a few seconds before acknowledging the error, I don't "normally" lose my place, but sometimes, if it happens while I'm typing text, It'll wipe out my typing.  I have run windows update, and lenovo update, to no avail.  Has anyone experienced this issue, and been able to successfully fix it?  Open to most suggestions.  don't need to hear answers such as "use chrome, firefox, etc' and 'why windows 7, use windows 10'  I have my reasons for all, and it I.E. shouldn't be crashing. Same version of I.E. is perfectly stable on my t500 running identical OS / updates. I've included a screen snip of the error.

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hello been a while but now im having a big issue i was watching an episode the other night comkputer crashed auto restarted then it kept going to start up repair but couldnt repair. so i decided to do a full recovery ive tryed retoring from another point which was successful but i could not get past the start up repair. so far i did the full recovery but freezes when its doing the rest of the installation last night i managed to get onto the desktop by pressing alt f4 on the installation. downloaded malawarebytes avg 11 an also tryed using a registry cleaner called auslogics registry cleaner. it finds alot of stuff but there is one thing it cannot fix but when i use it the computer no longer crashes. but last night it stopped running an cant get it to work again i even tryed reinstalling it. the computer crashes onto a bluescreen with stop code 0x000000e4. i am in safe mode right now with networking so far so good i just now switched to safe mode cuz it crashed yet again. avg and malawarebytes finds nothing.
 

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I don't know what's up with IE9 lately but mine is crashing randomly on all kinds of websites. even Western digital's site it just crashed 3 times for no good reason.
as far as updates go I'm all up to date. the last update I got was for security essentials and .net stuff.

is anyone else having any issues with IE9 lately?

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Hello serpentracer

There are several steps to fix the problem!!

1.Disable all IE9 addons
2.Reset IE9 settings
3.Scan for Maleware (Use Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download)
4.Install all updates

If the problem is still there, take a look at the IE solution center from Microsoft.

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my pc has been crashing constantly past few months and getting progressively worse mostly while streaming (hulu, hbogo, etc)
here's hijack log and dds
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:30:25 PM, on 2/20/2012
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.19190)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdSync.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Users\Dell\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Users\Dell\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Users\Dell\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Dell\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://search.imesh.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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://go.microsoft.co... Read more

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I'm starting this thread in this forum because my PC crashes when using my hard drive with Windows 7 on it and also with the drive I have XP on. I'm guessing something is wrong with my video card, but I want to make sure before I buy a new one.

This is the blue screen crash report I'm getting with Win 7:

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage
to your computer.

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,
restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer
for any Windows updates you may need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware
or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart
your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then
select Safe Mode.

Technical information:

***STOP: 0x00000116 (0x85ED4008, 0x9234486E, 0x00000000, 0x00000002)Click to expand...

When I disconnect the drive with 7 on it and connect the one with XP on it, I go a message about something being caught in an infinite loop.

I forget which drive it was with, but I also got a message:

The problem seems to be caused by the following file: ati2dvagClick t... Read more

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Yes I am another one of the thousands that believe I have infected my PC somehow. I have to do a lot of searching all over the internet and have recently had to have my HD wiped and the OS reinstalled due to technical issues beyond out IT's control. They only believe in MS Forefront as a network security. I have also installed SpyBot and Malwarebytes, and as of today, have also installed HiJack This and Runscanner to see some additional items. I have been using Firefox and IE8, but recently had to remove Firefox due to viral infections from a JAVA update! Couldn't figure that out either, but no my IE will randomly close and then restore the tabs at whims and I am also getting a lot of the "cannot display webpage" messages for common pages that I go to. If anyone can offer me any suggestions asides from get a new IT department, I would greatly appreciate it.

Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:46:49 PM, on 6/14/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Forefront\Client Security\Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
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Hi guys,
I'm having a problem with AIM (version 6.8.12.4) and Firefox disconnecting from the internet sporadically. I noticed it first with AIM. I'll be messaging people and getting no response. A couple minutes later I see the buddy list window say that the connection failed and it automatically restarts. The problem is that it does this almost constantly now and I basically can't hold conversations through AIM.

I also noticed that Firefox (version 3.0.3) stalls out when loading pages pretty often. Like I'll be watching a video and it will stop downloading the video all together. Or if I click on a webpage it will begin loading it and then stop part-way.

I'm not sure what to make of this problem. I guess could be either hardware or software that's malfunctioning. So far I've tried updating my network card's driver and switching ports on my router. I have an HP Media Center desktop running Windows XP. It's plugged into a Motorola cable modem and a Linksys wireless router, but my computer is plugged into the router. None of the other computers on the network are experiencing any problems. I've had overheating problems with this computer before. Could it be a damaged network card or a damaged ethernet cable?

Thanks for your help! Let me know if you need any more info.

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Correction: The problem is occurring on both of the computers that are plugged into the routers, but the computer using the wireless internet is not having any problems. Broken router?

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EDIT : Sorry about posting twice, i dunno how i did it...

Hi, i'm new to this forum and in need of help. Nearly every program that connects to the internet using the .net Framework, msn(all versions including 8BETA), Visual C# 2005 Express "devoexplore", Visual Basic 2005 Express "devexplore" and also any help file (using MSOHELP.exe), such as ones used in MS Office, they all slow down dramatically, normally crashing as soon as it's loaded. Another thing that made me think its when .net connects to the internet, is that it also happens when I insert the WebBrowser class in either C#, VB and even the PowerPoint VBA program, and it even crashes in the design mode of all those programs.

I have .net Framework 1.1 and hotfix (kb886903) and .net Framework 2.0.
I cannot uninstall ANY .net 1.1 or 2.0 as it says "The insallation source is unavailable."

Any Idea?

Dunno if it'll help but my specs are:
AMD Athlon 3500+
Winxp SP2
1GB RAM
GeForce 6600GT
160GB HD

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Hi...Windows Media Player keeps crashing everytime i play a DVD (movie)...usually 25 minutes or so into it. I restart the movie, fast forward to where i was and it will play for a while longer then crash again! This keeps happening. Why?? I'm on a Dell laptop with XP.
 

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Hi all.

I would appreciate some help with this issue. My Samsung RV511 laptop has recently just started crashing during browsing of the internet. Crashing to the extent that I cannot even load task manager and have to restart. I had my suspicions it was AVG as it took alot of my CPU power but to no avail, its still happening.

It appears as though my physical memory is a ridiculous 97% most of the time during crashing and I am not doing anything out of the ordinary. I have also scanned my computer for any malware/virus' but there is nothing.

Can anyone please help?

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Hey there,

I have a Gateway GT5628 Desktop comp. running Windows Vista Home Premium.

I have essentially abandoned this computer and really want to get it back on it's feet. The problem I have is that the comp will spontaneously crash and restart with no warning or consistency. It ranges from 5 minutes to an hour, but rarely can it go longer than that without "revving up", crashing, and restarting.

I've run numerous spyware, adware, and virus scans and protections and they haven't helped. I even took it to Geek Squad and they didn't know how to help either.

Is there a solution, is there anything I can do, AM I INFECTED?

Thanks so much for your help.

Rustin

A:constantly crashing PC

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwarePlease download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Full Scan"... Read more

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Hey guys, i'm using IE Explorer on Windows 7 and it keeps crashing...it's driving me mad! The following is the problem error - can anybody tell me why it keeps happening or what I can do to fix this - thanks

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 8.0.7600.16385
Application Timestamp: 4a5bc69e
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a5bdadb
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0005205b
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.11
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

A:IE Constantly Crashing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by karlstpats


Hey guys, i'm using IE Explorer on Windows 7 and it keeps crashing...it's driving me mad! The following is the problem error - can anybody tell me why it keeps happening or what I can do to fix this - thanks

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 8.0.7600.16385
Application Timestamp: 4a5bc69e
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a5bdadb
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0005205b
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.11
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789



Hi karlstpats and welcome

The Exception code C00000005 is a memory exception. Basically a memory problem. To verify this please download a third party application called memtestx86, burn it to a cd, and run it for at least 5 passes.

Let us know if you need further assistance with that.

Jan

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My laptop is constantly crashing. Here is what I have done to it recently:

Replaced Old Hard Drive
Re-installed Windows
Re-installed dell drivers
Added USB2.0 Ports
Added D-Link DWL-G122

What's wrong?
 

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Every time I startup this computer, Its toshiba labtop and Im running vista. Im not as familiar with vista yet as I am XP. So anyways, its suddenly the last few weeks always trying to update to restart and update these 1 of 3 updates and if you just did it when its done and restarts its asking to restart and redo it again? So everytime I restart it or turn it back on it goes through this whole process of configuring updates 1 of 3 takes 10 - 15 minutes thenafter its done and you think its gonna start up it says "Your computer was unable to start"
Startup repair will check your system for problems ...etc.
That process takes about another 15 min. Then it'll start up but it'll tell me it needs to restart and configure new updates???
Around the same time the computer started doing this, I started getting popups and freezing and not respondings all the time. It gets beteer then worse. Irun disc cleanup and defragmenter all the time, I clean temp internet files out, Im not sure if I got a bug or what. The same time it started doing that it stopped letting me connect to the wireless interenet without mt little usb adapter. I have wireless on this laptop and never needed the adapter but suddenly it wont connect without it. I got another laptop that connects to the same internet perfect with no problem so I know its not the router thing. Can anyone help? I have used combofix on a HP desktop with XP before so I know how it goes but im just not familiar with vista. I hope I do... Read more

A:Vista Startup Repair/freezing comp/updates constantly

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hello I recently acquired a Dell Inspiron M5040. It came stock with

AMD E-450 APU with Raedon(tm) HD graphics 1.65GHz
4gb of DDR3 RAM

I upgraded the hard drive inside, and switched to an Intel 540 series 120gb SSD. I used a 40 dollar cable and CD to transfer the OS and drivers and such to the new SSD from the old HD.
Then I noticed I started getting BSODs, not being able to log off, shutdown, or restart. I had 4-5 crashes and minidumps, but then last night after another crash, only that crash remained in my minidump folder...weird. I tried using SF diagnostic tool, and it crashed every time after event logs success. Here is the folder I get when running SF diagnostic, grab all.

Using BlueScreenView, I attributed the bug check string to be DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE, with code 0x0000009f. The filename that is showing red is ntoskrnl.exe. In the previous errors I had the past couple days, there was also a atkimdag error file? Please PLEASE HELP! I spent a lot of money on this computer and it is such a pain to be constantly trying to fix this issue!!! Thank you!

A:New Comp, worked fine till Upgrades, now BSODs constantly. 0x0000009f

Hello legendor.

Uninstall McAfee Using McAfee Removal Tool.
Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

Download and install those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

update the network driver. Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter - Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card
First, download the network card driver from manufactuer's/Dell's website.
Then reinstall the driver:
Click the Start Button, type "devmgmt.msc" (without quotation marks) in the Start Menu Search box and press Enter.
Double click to expand "Network adaptors".
Right click your network card and click Uninstall.
Check "Delete driver software for this device" check box, click OK.
Restart the computer
If windows does not auto configure the appropriate drivers at startup, install the downloaded one manually.
Let us know the results.

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about a year ago i built my own computer, there were initial problems such as freezing with just google open so i sent it to a professional. after his work the crashes and freezes became less frequent, temporarily, now they occur constantly for seemingly no reason, i recently started my computer, went to the bathroom, and when i came back the computer had crashed. i really just want my computer to work. if anyone has any advice on fixes please tell me. 
here is a report from whocrashed 
System Information (local)
Computer name: CHELL
Windows version: Windows 8.1 , 6.3, build: 9600
Windows dir: C:\Windows
Hardware: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z
CPU: AuthenticAMD AMD FX™-9590 Eight-Core Processor AMD586, level: 21
8 logical processors, active mask: 255
RAM: 34252275712 bytes total
 
Crash Dump Analysis
Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\MinidumpCrash dumps are enabled on your computer.On Mon 9/5/2016 2:12:35 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\090416-12062-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x14E3A0)
Bugcheck code: 0x3B (0xC0000005, 0xFFFFF8015FD2E833, 0xFFFFD000233C6E80, 0x0)
Error: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This indicates that an exception happened while executing a routine that transitio... Read more

A:computer constantly crashing

Hi Jim, I just made a post similar to yours. Lets hope these guys are able to help us out. 

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Hi,

I built a new computer recently but everything seems to keep crashing on it and its making me wonder if the problem is vista, since its the first time I've used vista. When loading games (both new and extremely old), after a few minutes of playing it will either crash to desktop or else even worse it will lock up completely with a screeching noise and force you to do a hard reset. Some programs randomly shut down back to desktop for no reason and sometimes even just when on the desktop with nothing open, the computer will lock up and must be hard reset. It has me at my wits end. Anyone see a solution?

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System Information (Run: dxdiag)
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Operating System: Windows Vista™ Business (6.0, Build 6001) SP1
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9550 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
Memory: 3068MB RAM
Page File: 903MB used, 6671MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 6.00.6001.18000 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

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A:Computer constantly crashing everything

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I have downloaded countless anti-spyware agents over the past few days to help with some resistant spyware problems. Now, my computer runs like a turtle. Is there something I have on my computer that is making it do this?An aside: I have already defragged and cleared the cache and temp files. I did that last night.From just a luddite perspective on this log, I already see things I do not want on this computer.Here is my HJT log (the log took over 3 minutes to finish):Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:50:06 PM, on 9/17/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exeC:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exec:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Softw... Read more

A:Help! Computer Crashing Constantly!

Hi Dutch Girl, I am SifuMike and I will be helping you. Before we start, you need to realize that you are missing one important program on that computer: An antivirus. This is somewhat suicidal in today's digital world. You need to install an antivirus program as soon as you can and run a complete scan of the computer. I recommend you download the free Avast or AntiVir orAVG antivirus Products from all three vendors received the Virus Bulletin's VB100% award and certification for virus detection from ICSA Labs.Never install more than one antivirus scanner or firewall on your system! Several together can give you problems and decrease the reliability of it seriously! I see that you are running msconfig in /auto mode which means that you may have selectively removed some items in the past from the startup procedure. This can be bad if they are malware, so we would like you to reenable those startup entries by doing the following:Please click on start, then run, and type msconfig and then press enter. When the window opens click on the startup tab and make sure there are checkmarks in every entry. Then press ok until you are out of the program. If it asks to reboot, do not reboot. It is not necessary to reboot to get the items to show up in HijackThis. Now please create a new Hijackthis Log and post it as a reply.

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Hey guys, I've purchased Photoshop a while back, can't remember when, and it's worked up until today.

Today, whenever I go to create a new image, it crashes on me. So if I go File > New > enter in the specifications then it says "Adobe Photoshop CS3 has encountered a problem and needs to close."

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing this program but it doesn't want to fix. Does anybody know how to fix this?
 

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Hi,

I've been using Firefox for years now but in the last month or so it's began crashing around 10 times per day.
The crashes usually happen when I click the "Bookmark" tab, Firefox will freeze and then the "Not responding" appears at the top of the window, it happens about 70% of the time i click Bookmarks.
This also happens EVERY time I try and clear my "Browsing and Download History" - so essentially i'm no longer able to wipe history anymore. I am however still able to clear the cache, cookies and search history etc.

I tried uninstalling/reinstalling firefox. I tried running my CCleaner to clear the registry and that. I've run Malwarebytes and AVG in case there's something else causing this. Nothing works.

Any ideas? I'm not exactly proficient is computers by any means so please try keep it as simple as possible
Thanks.
 

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My friend has a Hewlett Packard Desktop Computer which is approximately 18 months old I started the Computer and was confronted with a Window stating the folowing, your computer has recovered from a serious error. Iwas giving the option of sending an error report to Microsoft. Isent it. The computer is Windows XP SP 2 Iwent to the Microsoft update site but the computer crashed. The computer is configured for Automatic updates. I then went to the Control Panel and Clicked on Security and was confronted with the following, Due to an unidentified problem windows cannot displaywindowsFirewall settings. Ithen Clicked on to the Icon directly beneath Security which is Firewall and received the exact same message I then was fortunate to have enough tome to Download A V G Anti-Virus Free. Istarted a scan and found 24 infections before the computer crashed. I The computer is then downloaded A Squared which is good at detecting and removing Trojans. The scan detected 230 infections before the computer crashed. To download the programs mentioned i had to do it via BT as Internet Explorer would not connect. The computer has IE6 I then turned off the computer for 30 minutes and tried again via SAFE MODE but again the computer crashed The computer is used by a family who have no knowledge of computer security Through a period of 8 hours Literally the computer would crash after 2 Minutes of Use.Every time the computer crashed or i turned the computer off and then on the Previously mentione... Read more

A:Computer Constantly Crashing

You could try using the Ultimate Boot Disk for Windows.It allows you to boot the computer into a Windows-like environment (screen-shot) and is loaded with antivirus and other system recovery and generally useful tools (list of tools). The website includes a brief summary of how UBD4Win can be used to recover from a virus attack (see FAQ)It also allows you to access all NTFS, FAT, FAT16, and FAT32 volumes and durn CD's and DVD's. This means that under a worst-case scenario, you will still be able to recover important files and information.The system requirements are as follows:100Mhz CPU128Mb RAM500Mb Hard drive with at least 100Mb free2Mb VGA graphics cardKeyboard and MouseI encourage you to visit the UBD4Win website and read more about it.

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My internet browser repeatedly crashes within 5 minutes of my using it. It freezes and says not responding usually, after a few minutes of which I decide to shut it off. Sometimes it is only about a minute and it returns to then freeze again in a few minutes.

I think this could be malware related but I am not certain.

I am using IE 7 and Firefox.
 

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Hey everyone I am having major issues with Windows 7 install on a new build. This is my fifth PC to put together but my first windows 7, I am having nothing but troubles out of it.

At first I was crashing during install after many many tries I finally got it to install. Now it will either freeze or give me a BSOD while inside of Windows. I tried booting into safe mode and it still does the same thing, generally freezing instead of blue screen. I have changed power supplies, updated bios, installed MSI drivers for motherboard but I can't seem to get anything else to work. Everytime I try and install the video card drivers it will crash and I have to do a hard reboot. I am at wits in and am about ready to start RMAing once piece at a time back to newegg till something works.

Anyways these are my woes and I am hoping that you guys can help me to figure out what the heck is going wrong with this PC.

PC Specs are as followed.
MSI 870S-G46 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s ATX
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz Socket AM3
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB)
VisionTek 900310 Radeon HD 5670
APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA

I have also uploaded the data I retrieved from the dump files I received today.

A:Windows 7 Crashing constantly, please help!

Hi GateKeeper07 and welcome to SF!
Follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
guidelines.
It helps us to help you.

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Hello,
My computer is crashing several times a day. It started a few weeks ago only once every few days and it has increased rapidly since. I thought that it was something I was doing always. But for the last few days it crashes even when no one is using it. And every morning it is at the welcome screen. It skips the BSOD and goes straight to restart every time.

Help!

Code:
? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ?
Windows 7 Ultimate
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
x64
? What was original installed OS on system?
Windows 7 Ulltimate
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)?
Retailer
? Age of system (hardware)
4 years i think
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
4 years - no

? CPU
Intel(R) Core(TM) Quad Q8200
? Video Card
ATI Radeon HD 5450
? MotherBoard

? Power Supply - brand & wattage
550W
? System Manufacturer

A:Computer constantly crashing

Hi -

One reason for no BSOD dumps is your page file. The allocated base size of the page file on the OS drive must be > installed physical RAM.

System files show 8 GB RAM, yet page file base allocation - 6142 MB

Code:
AllocatedBaseSize=6142
Caption=C:\pagefile.sys
CurrentUsage=58
Description=C:\pagefile.sys
InstallDate=20110816051704.747237-420
Name=C:\pagefile.sys
PeakUsage=58
Status=
TempPageFile=FALSE


AllocatedBaseSize=6142
Caption=Z:\pagefile.sys
CurrentUsage=60
Description=Z:\pagefile.sys
InstallDate=20120912100820.990056-420
Name=Z:\pagefile.sys
PeakUsage=60
Status=
TempPageFile=FALSE


Caption=c:\ 'pagefile.sys'
Description='pagefile.sys' @ c:\
InitialSize=6142
MaximumSize=15000
Name=c:\pagefile.sys
SettingID=pagefile.sys @ c:


Caption=z:\ 'pagefile.sys'
Description='pagefile.sys' @ z:\
InitialSize=6142
MaximumSize=15000
Name=z:\pagefile.sys
SettingID=pagefile.sys @ z:
Any reason for the page file on drive z: ?

Re-allocate the page file on OS drive c: - use "system managed" settings.

Also check system crash options -- should be set to "Kernel Memory Dump" which will result in a full kernel dump + a minidump upon BSOD.

Please see - NO KERNEL MEMORY DUMP FILES BEING PRODUCED UPON BSOD?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Just yesterday, I had received my graphics card back from ASUS. The card works now, but with a few issues. Firstly, my system crashes at random. It appears to not crash whilst I am playing a game, but it does crash whenever I have the computer idling.

System crash image is found here: http://i.imgur.com/AgYIUq5.png

Another form of crash is a BSOD for the error message stated as, "DRIVERS_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"

The video card is an AMD R9 290. I have downloaded the latest drivers using the amd auto detector.

Any help to fix the crashing would be appreciated.

A:Computer Constantly Crashing

System has crashed 10+ times each at me just logging in. This has occurred within the past 20 minutes. I am getting frustrated.

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My pc is crashing constantly it got slower since i remove spyware with this
SUPERAntiSpyware - SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner

Wait i going to upload a image of crash dump!

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Hi,

I bought a new HP laptop about two weeks ago with Vista Home Premium pre-installed on it. Everything has been fine so far but today, whilst in the middle of some internet browsing, it says that windows explorer has crashed and it automatically tries to restart. It tries to restart only to crash again, and again etc. It's to the point where I cannot click on anything or even open the start menu.

I have tried to boot into safe mode, but the same thing happens. I have looked at the task manager and nothing jumps out at me. I just dont know how to even begin to solve this problem.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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Hi guys,

Been a while since posting here but theres a problem with my pc im totally flummoxed with.

For a few months now my pc has been hard locking at random, usually about once a day at different times, just a complete lockup, with no error message or anything and it makes a sound like DRRRRRRRRR if theres anything that makes noise like a game or music running.

When this happens i have to press the reset key on the case to restart the machine then it continues like nothing happened. When its working the pc seems to be running fine, playing games at high resolutions etc, and ive checked the temps on speedfan, they seem fine (70c on GPU under load (playing batman arkham asylum maxed out), 43c cpu, chipset around 50c).

Im using the latest drivers for my card from nvidia's website and checked my other drivers, they seem up to date, and checked for any viruses/spyware and there are none.

One thing that does seem unusual though is if i change a piece of hardware, like unplug the ram, move it to another dimm socket then put it back in, the crashes stop for a couple days then start again, or if i remove the gpu then put it back in the same thing.

Here is my DXdiag file to take a look at:

Code:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 12/29/2009, 13:02:55
Machine name: THETHING-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista? Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.090803-2339)
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*BUMP* can anyone help? :<

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Over the last couple of days I've noticed IE (my version is 6) is realy slow and sticky and many pages refuse to load at all.
And MSN messenger won't let me sign in (says the service is unavailable) and MSN (groups and Hotmail) pages won't appear.

Today is even worse, I had to reboot 3 times before I could even access the net at all. Most pages won't display and the ones that do are slow, and usually incomplete.

I've run a full AVG virus scan - clean
A full online virus scan with HouseCall - clean
Spybot - clean
Adaware just found some cookies, nothing more.

I have ZoneAlarm running all the time as well.

I've cleaned out cookies, files and history. Cleaned the disc and defragged.

-Short of sacrificing a virgin to Bill Gates, I'm stumped.

I've just downloaded the latest (I think) version of HijackThis, could you please take a look and tell me if there's anything suspicious there?

I've also noticed that there are other people on the boards with similar problems, is there some new virus/worm/trojan that we should be aware of??

Thanks!
Shelob

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 22:20:42, on 12-03-2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Okay, this problem's been plaguing me for a while. I'm unsure of whether or not it's a virus, or what--HJT logs have been inconclusive, as have all virus and malware scans. So.

Mainly, the problem is that my browsers--Firefox and, out of desperation, Internet Explorer--will bring up error windows, or just close.

For no reason whatsoever, Firefox will bring up a window giving me the option to report to Mozilla that it's crashed. Internet Explorer, after loading up the homepage or--with the will of God--one or two pages will bring up a window offering me the option to close or Debug. Both of these options do little more than close IE.

If anyone might have some insight into what could be causing this, please, I'm desperate.
 

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Please help! My computer freezes and crashes every 5 min-1 hour or so. Using OneNote and web browsers (both Firefox and Google Chrome) seem to particularly cause it to crash, but it often happens when they are closed as well. There is no error message or anything, it just freezes up; often the screen turns white. When I can get my Sophos scan to run all the way through (which is tough, because it usually crashes before it finishes), it finds 3 items, with the report stating:

Scanning: "C:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-546879288-1006571505-1964617882-1023\$RX8LG08\$RBA8820\Local\ApplicationData\Temp\hsperfdata_kj\2680" returned SAV Interface error 0xa0040210: The file could not be accessed.

Scanning: "C:\Documents and Settings\kj\AppData\Local\Temp\hsperfdata_kj\2680" returned SAV Interface error 0xa0040210: The file could not be accessed.

Scanning: "C:\Users\kj\AppDataLocal\Temp\hsperfdata_kj\2680" returned SAV Interface error 0xa0040210: The file could not be accessed.

When I ran RootRepeal, it seemed to work, but also gave me the following error message (even when I ran as administrator and went to the highest clearance settings under options): Could not read system registry! Please contact the author.

Here is my DDS.txt log:

DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by kj at 16:25:34.62 on Fri 12/04/2009
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A:Constantly crashing computer

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I've been looking for some time now (few months) through previous topics about this but it doesn't seem any fix is working...


It's quite random, but when I try to do something to a file, whether its copy it (by right clicking, and pressing copy), pasting (same method), going to properties of the file, deleting a file, opening a folder, or essentially anything that uses explorer.exe, sometimes it will crash.

It's absolutly random, but for example, just now I right clicked on a file and went to properties, and it crashed.

I doubt it's a certain file type, because this happens with folders as well.

The only error message I ever get from this is that explorer.exe is not responding and needs to close, and then the message if I want to send the problem to Microsoft.

This problem feels as if I'm stressing explorer.exe until it crashes... except I'm barely doing anything.


Any ideas?

A:explorer.exe constantly crashing

Hello Gamepro03

This problem can be caused by a poorly coded context menu handler. A context menu handler is a shell extension handler that adds commands to an existing context menu (Example: cut, copy, paste, print, Scan with Norton etc)

Download ShellExView and run it.

It will scan the registry for all the shell extensions. Once the scan is over and the list is displayed, you need to spot the context menu handlers. Sort the results using "Type", so that the context menu handlers are displayed together.

General rule here is to disable non-Microsoft context menu handlers *one-by-one* and verify if the problem is solved. If disabling one does not solve the problem, undo the disabled item and disable the next non-Microsoft handler. Do the same until the problem is solved and finally identify the culprit. Scroll right to see the Company Name column in ShellExView.

You can disable them ...they say "one at a time" and see what effect it has on the problem. You can do it a lot quicker by bisecting the list, disabling half of the entries in one fell swoop, rebooting and trying the right click. You just have to narrow it down. Then keep bisecting the list until it is just a few and do these one at a time. The problem is that you have to reboot between tries to get accurate testing of the results of your disabling.

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OK, my computer crashes constantly, so bad that I've managed to get 1 clean scan of adaware before posting this log, and four attempts at running norton have all ended up in the automatic system shutdown blue-screen..you know, THAT screen. I've done a little research on your site and I've deleted what I could find, but I'm not comfortable modifying this 2 week old computer without a little proffessional insight. hijaklog is as follows:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:09:22 AM, on 2/18/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exeC:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXEC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXEC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Guest\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for HijackThis.zip\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Searc... Read more

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You are currently using hijackthis from a temp directory. This can cause problems. Please create a directory on your c: drive called c:\hijackthis and download and unzip hijackthis into that directory. Run the program from that directory from now on.For a tutorial on how to use HijackThis please see the following link:Using HijackThis to Remove Spyware, Browser Hijackers, and DialersPrint out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&t...lion&pf=desktopR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&t...lion&pf=desktopR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&t...lion&pf=desktopR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&t...lion&pf=desktopR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/... Read more

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