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Q: Unexpected Lag

My cursor starting lagging when I play flash games and the youtube videos started lagging when I watch them. This started about 2 months ago and I do not understand why. It has 6 gb of ram and a 64-bit operating system. Please help asap.

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Preferred Solution: Unexpected Lag

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A: Unexpected Lag

I would recommend going through the steps in Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7, especially the clean startup step.

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I have an older Dell Inspiron. I think I bought it in 2008. It had Windows Vista originally and I upgraded to Windows 7 in 2013.
Recently, when I click to shut down, it will go to a blue DOS looking screen and then reboot. A message will pop up saying something like "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown." It's a pain because I have to wait until it finishes rebooting and then shut it down again.

To clarify, it doesn't do this every time; maybe once out of every 10 or 12 shutdowns. Usually it shuts down normal. It seems to do the "unexpected shutdown" reboot thing when I'm in a hurry.

Any help is appreciated.

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I have an older Dell Inspiron. I think I bought it in 2008. It had Windows Vista originally and I upgraded to Windows 7 in 2013.
Recently, when I click to shut down, it will go to a blue DOS looking screen and then reboot. A message will pop up saying something like "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown." It's a pain because I have to wait until it finishes rebooting and then shut it down again.

To clarify, it doesn't do this every time; maybe once out of every 10 or 12 shutdowns. Usually it shuts down normal. It seems to do the "unexpected shutdown" reboot thing when I'm in a hurry.

Any help is appreciated.

A:Unexpected Shutdown that's NOT "Unexpected."

Please click this link https://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html and do those things and post in that section of the forum and not here please.

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Greetings, first post in your lovely forum. My apologies for the long intro, but I figured any bit of info to help. I'm usually pretty good about Googling my problems and fixing them from there, but this time I'm a bit stumped. Plus, with a new OS like 7, Microsoft was unable to help me, without charging me, anyway.

I'm a second year at college, a Computer Network Engineer major, and we've recently learned how to set up shared folders on a network. I have my own system built from scratch, you can find my specs in my profile, so I'm not a complete newbie with PC's. I installed the RTM of 7 after they released it on the MSDN for my school. I installed it, and after a mishap with my sound card that your friendly board members helped fix, I came again for this problem. This time asking myself...

I was unaware that the wired/wireless network I had set up at home counted as a genuine network, so with the knowledge in hand, I set out to make a shared folder on my network. It went well save for the fact I couldn't see my Dad's PC on the Homegroup, a problem I know how to fix, but have yet to get around to.

After changing a few options on my own system like starting my own Homegroup, changing sharing options for various folders that shouldn't have been, various options I cannot remember and things like that, I rested easy, knowing all was working with the shared folder.

Here's the problem, things started not working. I would attempt to open Thunderbird, Firefox, and Stickynotes, o... Read more

A:A bit unexpected

Hi Otacon, allow me to be first to welcome you to SevenForums.

First, a big thank you, from ALL of us for;

A - Being literate
B - Specs in Profile (that alone is worth repping you)
C - Being literate
D - Having the presence of mind to research your issue

Let me take a stab at it but I have a few questions regarding your current setup.. The build of Win7 your running is a crucial piece to the puzzle. To locate that, open an elevated prompt and type 'winver', we need the build number.

Also, bear in mind that 'Homegroups' and files that are traditionally shared are somewhat different, they're entirely different stacks. Homegroups functions on the IPV6 stack, whereas, IPV4 is used for traditional networking. This is done for redundancy, Homegroups only function on Win7 (and possibly on Vista?).

With regard to the problems you're having, sometimes, too much knowledge is a bad thing. I think we've all done it before - poked around, looking for that elusive setting, toggled a few things here, enabled a few things there. By the end of it, we're not sure what the hell we did or why we did it.

*raised hand* Guilty as charged.

Point is, maybe it's time for a rebuild. lol Sorry if that's not helpful, but I know I've hosed my share of installs only to reinstall and try again. 9/10 times it's easier than trying to back-track or CTRL-Z something you might have done 2 weeks ago. You mentioned deleting your Appdata and if you're having to do that, it's a bad sign. Something may very ... Read more

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My PC shuts down unexpectedly. The event viewer just states the kernel power down statement. The power supply is above my system requirements, and I performed the following tests:
a) tested a different graphics card
b) tested different hard drives
c) used EVEREST to monitor the temperatures, all more than normal
d) tested different combination of the RAMS
e) performed a clean install, ALL genuine software
I am wrong to believe that this is an inherent fault of my power supply (my ***** expensive power supply, which is labeled as champion series)

OS: Windows 7 Professional 64bit
CPU: Intel Core i7 2.67, 2.79
RAM: 3x2GB DDR3 RAM 1066
MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE EX58-UD4
VIDEO ADAPTER: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
AUDIO ADAPTER: Realtek ALX888/1200 Audio Adapter
HARD DISKS: Seagate Baracuda 1T and Western Digital 1.5T
POWER SUPPLY: OCZ FATAL1TY 700W Champion Series
 

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I WANT YOUR SPECS -,-

I have the same problem before. Hmmm do you mean it turns off automatically? Maybe your cooler or fan does not work? Sometimes when your processors are overheated (well before it turns out to be) your system autoamtically shuts down or turns off. But idk, your system is quite much better. i7 <-- I want this!
 

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Hi

I keep experiencing problems when i turn on my pc, sometimes it loads fine and then turns off automatically on its own. My system does not have any spyware viruses or other malicious form of infection. The PC no longer turns on as it says that a system file used to load the system is corrupt. I attempted to re-install windows XP and while i was in the middle of set-up the PC shut-down again. I have no idea of what the problem is but i can no longer turn on my pc properly because there is no operating system installed and when i attempt installation it turns off

any answers would be greatly appreciated.

as you may realise im using a different pc to ask the question

Many Thanks

Jamie

A:Unexpected Shutdown

post your system specs including the power supply details,from the label on the side of the supply
if you can get into the bios,post the voltages and tempretures it lists under hardware monitor,or something of similar wording

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do any of you know how to troubleshoot a unexpected error [and unexpected error has occured] [send error report] dont send] these types of errors.

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You are better off to try and figure out what occurred at the time of the error and troubleshoot it that way. You need to ask yourself questions like, "What was I doing when this happened" "Is it always in a certain program?" ...because sometimes these are things like memory allocation problems with the program.... not necessarily something that you can control or fix even.

What program is giving you unexpected errors?

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Hello,

Thanks for taking the time to view my post.

I just inserted a stick of Samsung DDR400 PC3200 RAM today and also a new 80 GB WD 7200 IDE HD. I restarted the PC after I installed the RAM and viewed the POST results and I was able to detect the memory.

I then installed the new Hard Drive as a Secondary, restarted and before it was able to go into the XP login screen, it restarted. I was able to go into windows after the first restart and once I logged in, it gave me this message:


BCCode : 1000000a BCP1 : CFDFF120 BCP2 : 0000001C BCP3 : 00000001
BCP4 : 804E7861 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1

Does anybody know what these error codes mean? It may be hardware related. I have restarted since and have not had any problems.

In the future, will I experience any unexpected shutdowns?

Thanks!

Jack

A:Re: Unexpected restart (ONLY once)

Hi

Do you have the minidump file it created?

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Came back from walmart, my pc was off, turned on, got the 3 options to start from an unexpected shutdown, chose to start windows normally, got the dialog box on startup, problem details are as follows, anyone know what to make of it?

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8001E2C8F8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\010310-22796-01.dmp
C:\Users\Damien\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-50125-0.sysdata.xml

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A:Unexpected Shutdown

what hardware are you using motherboard etc. these types of issues can be hard to track down so the more info the better also check the event viewer logs for errors that helps

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Hi, I know you guys are busy volunteers but when someone gets chance could you please look over my HJT log below and let me know if there is anything that shouldnt be there?

Nothing stands out as wrong to me but I have an issue where my PC dials up my ISP unexpectedly. This could be a genuine reason such as a wanted program checking for updates or the like or maybe I set wrong or something but I can't tell what is causing the connection. (is there a log somewhere?)

My system is Win XP SP2 with all updates installed.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:32:53, on 04/12/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

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\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Netropa\Multimedia Keyboard\nhksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Mailtraq\mtqsvc.exe
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A:Unexpected dialups

Hello James,

This log is clean--it is possible that some program settings may need to be changed. You'd be better served disussing this issue in the Windows XP section.

I'll move this thread there for you as it will be helpful to them to see your running processes, as well as the programs running at start up.

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Hi

My PC frequently restarts - no BSOD. There doesn't appear to be any pattern to the restarts.

I would appreciate it if someone could give me a clue as to what is going wrong.

Thanks

A:Unexpected restarts

By default the machine is set to reboot on hard error. I would look through the system logs for errors rather than the dump.

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just downloading some files

Win7 Ult
64 bit

up to dAte

find attached minidump

Help?

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Additionally, update these older drivers that were loaded when the system crashed:

Code:
000.fcl Wed Jul 02 23:15:03 2008
Accelerometer.sys Tue Mar 18 17:25:31 2008
agrsm64.sys Fri Nov 21 17:05:20 2008
AtiPcie.sys Mon Nov 06 11:59:54 2006
ElRawDsk.sys Sat Jul 26 13:59:09 2008
enecir.sys Thu Jan 24 00:24:23 2008
HpqKbFiltr.sys Mon Jun 18 18:13:11 2007
jmcr.sys Thu Jul 17 08:23:53 2008
SynTP.sys Thu Mar 27 21:15:32 2008
usbfilter.sys Wed May 28 18:54:15 2008

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the past couple of days my pc has been acting funny the most noticeable problem is my pc well just restart while i am doing something. i am about 99.9 percent sure there is no viruses or other issues of that kind becaus i have avast anti virus and elite antikey logger running at all times i have preformed mutliply boottime virus scans and nothing shows up if i could any help or idea on what to try next it would be greatly appreciated and allso i am almost shure it aint any program either because it has shutdown in differnt programs


thanks, Nick

A:unexpected shutdown

Is Microsoft updates enabled and allowed to download and install updates automatically. Sometimes, it will download em, install em, then bring up a pop up asking you to restart and there's sometimes a time limit within which, if you don't select anything, it will restart itself automatically.

This could be one reason, but it's not very common to come across it.

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Hello,

I have a problem with my laptop. I have a Sony VAIO VGN-FW290J with 4GB RAM memory, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64 and I have received about 4 BSOD in few days. From what I have noticed, I have to mention that all these occurred when I was running uTorrent (having about 13-15 active torrents - about 75GB total). I am not sure this is the reason, but I found this to be the common point of all crashes. The BSODs raised up not in a petitioner moment of the laptop. The max download speed I can reach is about 3MB/s. I also must say that 2 of the crashes happened in full download speed (just mentioned). I updated the driver of my WiFi card (Intel 5100AGN) and I have received a new BSOD even with the latest driver.
I have played few games on it, the newest one being the new Call of Duty 6 - Modern Warfare 2 and there was no problem.

I'd be glade if anybody will answer and help me solve this problem, since it is very annoying for me.
Thank you very much.



Here is the report found saved in Windows partition:

Version=1
EventType=BlueScreen
EventTime=129044331288610979
ReportType=4
Consent=1
UploadTime=129044331548551576
ReportIdentifier=
IntegratorReportIdentifier=120409-17487-01
Response.type=4
Response.AnalysisBucket=X64_0xA_netw5v64!mpdlAllocateNetBufferSGList+8b
DynamicSig[1].Name=OS Version
DynamicSig[1].Value=6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
DynamicSig[2].Name=Locale ID
DynamicSig[2].Value=1048
UI[2]=C:\Windows\system32\wer.dll
UI[3]=Wind... Read more

A:Unexpected BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by beethoven


Hello,

I have a problem with my laptop. I have a Sony VAIO VGN-FW290J with 4GB RAM memory, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64 and I have received about 4 BSOD in few days. From what I have noticed, I have to mention that all these occurred when I was running uTorrent (having about 13-15 active torrents - about 75GB total). I am not sure this is the reason, but I found this to be the common point of all crashes. The BSODs raised up not in a petitioner moment of the laptop. The max download speed I can reach is about 3MB/s. I also must say that 2 of the crashes happened in full download speed (just mentioned). I updated the driver of my WiFi card (Intel 5100AGN) and I have received a new BSOD even with the latest driver.
I have played few games on it, the newest one being the new Call of Duty 6 - Modern Warfare 2 and there was no problem.

I'd be glade if anybody will answer and help me solve this problem, since it is very annoying for me.
Thank you very much.

Here is the report found saved in Windows partition:

Code:
Version=1
EventType=BlueScreen
EventTime=129044331288610979
ReportType=4
Consent=1
UploadTime=129044331548551576
ReportIdentifier=
IntegratorReportIdentifier=120409-17487-01
Response.type=4
Response.AnalysisBucket=X64_0xA_netw5v64!mpdlAllocateNetBufferSGList+8b
DynamicSig[1].Name=OS Version
DynamicSig[1].Value=6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
DynamicSig[2].Name=Locale ID
DynamicSig[... Read more

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good day. a have a problem about unexpected shutdown

problem signature:
Problem event name BlueScreen
OS Version 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID 1033


Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: 89880008
BCP2: 9438C8D4
BCP3: C000009A
BCP4: 00000004
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Please help me how to fix it.

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There seems to be a problem with your Windows activation. Please post this report: Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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Hey all,

I am having an unexpected shutdown error, I am not sure what is causing this error. It never happens when I am actually using the computer, I just notice when I come back after over night or later in the day and I will have the following message.
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880072AE32D
BCP3: FFFFF8800A569F40
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\020210-25989-01.dmp
C:\Users\David\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-31715-0.sysdata.xml

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A:Unexpected Error

Welcome!

We will need your dmp files: http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html
Please follow the instructions in the link above for uploading it.

Thanks,
~JK

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Hello at all,

My pc was freezed. After I rebooted the pc, there wasn't any blue screen appeared but when windows was started, a pop up message box appeared that said unexpected shutdown.

I attached the crash dump file to my post.

Any help would be most welcome.
Thanks and regards

A:Unexpected Shutdown

Welcome aboard.

The crash dump you uploaded says you have had a BIOS error.

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

ACPI_BIOS_ERROR (a5)
The ACPI Bios in the system is not fully compliant with the ACPI specification.
The first value indicates where the incompatibility lies:
This bug check covers a great variety of ACPI problems. If a kernel debugger
is attached, use "!analyze -v". This command will analyze the precise problem,
and display whatever information is most useful for debugging the specific
error.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, ACPI_FAILED_MUST_SUCCEED_METHOD
ACPI tried to run a control method while creating device extensions
to represent the ACPI namespace, but this control method failed.
Arg2: 0000000000000000, The ACPI Object that was being run
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, return value from the interpreter
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Name of the control method (in ULONG format)
A farther check of the BIOS says that it is old enough!

Code:
[SMBIOS Data Tables v2.6]
[DMI Version - 38]
[2.0 Calling Convention - No]
[Table Size - 2493 bytes]

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I have a new Sony Vaio that shuts down multiple times each week. Here's the minidump. Any ideas?

A:More Unexpected Shutdowns

  
Quote: Originally Posted by myrtledr


I have a new Sony Vaio that shuts down multiple times each week. Here's the minidump. Any ideas?


Hi and welcome

Most of these were caused by your video driver. One by your raid

I would uninstall the driver and download and install a fresh copy

Update your raid driver

run a system file check
type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow

Let us know if you need help with this

Ken

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I had a reboot problem & the Event Logs show an unexpected shutdown. But how can the PC write that there was a shutdown to the Event Logs since there was no power to do so?

A:Unexpected Shutdown ?

simple .... only writes when the system come back on !!!

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I recently updated Mozilla Firefox (just this week). Ever since, my computer has shut down randomly several times each day, every day since. It is always when I have left it for a while and I come back and it's shut down, waiting for my password to restart. It isn't off, just in restart mode. It shuts off every night when I put it in sleep mode so when I come back in the morning I have to restart instead of just waking it, and it shuts down during the day when it is not in sleep mode. I tried to uninstall the most recent update but it wanted to uninstall Firefox instead. Not sure what to do.

I have a Dell Inspirion about 4 years old, running Windows Vista 32 bit. I use Firefox exclusively although IE is installed. I don't run any complicated programs at all and use Kaspersky for my anti-virus, which seems to work perfectly.
 

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Welcome to TSG.

I would download the latest version of Firefox again, Then uninstall the one that seems to be the problem, and install the newly downloaded version. Something might have gone wrong with the previous update, it happens.

Also, first I would make a "System Restore point" before doing anything.
 

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Hi all, I've started to encounter an unexpected shutdown with a brief bluescreen error on my desktop and can't figure out what's causing it. I was hoping someone could help me out with this.

Here are links to the .dmp and .xml files that help describe the problem. If any other information would be helpful, I'd gladly provide it. Thanks!

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9plviokwh...UVK2kvF0a?dl=0

Steve

A:Help with Unexpected Shutdown

Hi there Fobwashed,

Is your computer a desktop or laptop computer? Does your computer shutdown at a certain time or just in random intervals? If your computer is a desktop computer, which I am thinking it is, how much power(watts) are you running? What is the brand/model if your power supply?

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Recently (for about 2 weeks now) we have been getting some unexpected program crashes with I.E. 6.0 and O.E.version 6. Here are my last three error messages in the last 24 hours:

AppName: iexplore.exe AppVer: 6.0.2600. ModName: lspcs.dll
ModVer: 1.0.0.11 Offset: 0000d002

AppName: msimn.exe AppVer: 6.0.2600.0 ModName:lspcs.dll
ModVer: 1.0.0.11 Offset: 0000d002

AppName: msimn.exe AppVer: 6.0.2600.0 ModName: lspcs.dll
ModVer: 1.0.0.11 Offset: 0000cfdf

Thanks for any suggestions here.

Windows XP SP1
512 ram

Here are my modifications, if this helps at all:

Since 6/25
Installed MSN Messenger 6.2
Removed MSN Messenger 6.1

7/2- Removed Net Nanny
Installed Cybersitter 9.0

7/3- Windows update V4

7/4- Registry First Aid
 

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I've been having problems when booting up -- either freezing in the middle of booting, or slow booting -- but I suddenly noticed an strange icon on my desktop and clicked it on, and a long Unexpected Exception notice appeared on my screen, first paragraph of which is:

An unexpected exception has been detected in native code outside the VM. Unexpected Signal: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) occurred at PC=0x6E57BB9
Function= Java_sun_awt_windows_WToolkit_printWindowsVersion+0x1CB9
Library=C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\awt.dll

Can you explain what this means, what it affects, what do do about it?

Thank you.
 

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I try to copy a dvd in Nero Smart Start 8 and when i click on copy "unexpected int exception" comes up and it wont copy. It copied an already copied dvd movie ok. It`s a new computer with Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8. Any ideas please?
I omitted to mention, Nero Smart Start 8 copies dvds ok (no unexpected int exception) on my other computer Windows XP.
 

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Hi. I built this computer about two months ago, and it's been running very smoothly except for one problem; every so often, out of the blue, it'll restart. All of the lights flash (simultaneously, kinda creepy because I have some blue cold cathode lights in there), something clicks repeatedly, and it can't go through the full boot process without doing the flashing lights and clicky noises again. It's an endless cycle until I manually restart it. I think it's the floppy drive that clicks (just judging by the sound of it), but I'm not entirely sure. Most of the time, it occurs when I'm surfing the 'net (I use the latest version of Mozilla Firefox if that helps at all), or watching something in Windows Media Player. It does this about once every three weeks, after being on for a few hours.

I posted this in here because I'm not entirely sure what's causing the problem, but I am using Windows XP. My dad seems to think that it's Windows Messenger causing trouble, but I put Shoot the Messenger on my computer to disable it and it's still acting all funky-like.

I think it's either some software problem, or maybe something with the power supply.

A:Unexpected Restarts - A Little Help, Here?

welcome to the forums
what brand hard drive do you have?
if you think the noises are from the floppy drive, disconnect it, when the message appears about the missing floppy on boot, hit f1 to finish loading windows ...and see if you still get the restarts.
post back

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my computer unexpectedly shuts down if too many applications are open (around 4+), and if i run a certain java run game. it switches of, asif the power has been cut, and cannot be started up again immidiatly. it takes about a minute before i can start it up again. its been like this for at least a month,andi cant stand power failures every 20 mins . plz help

A:unexpected shutdowns =$

Please post your system specifications.

Regards,
JF

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Heya,

So starting this morning, one of my co-workers is getting random BSODs. She hasn't updated anything, so I'm having a hard time figuring out what it is. I've uploaded all the minidump files created today, hopefully someone can figure it out.

Thanks a lot in advance!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B19...it?usp=sharing

A:Getting unexpected BSODs

Need more info.

Run this .BAT file as administrator. Locate the .ZIP file on the desktop, and upload here directly.

Attachment 301102

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I am getting the same problem as posted by eephg whereby I get the message:

C:\Windows\System32\Services.exe Terminated unexpectedly Status code
2147483645.

I am unable to connect to the net to even begin to resolve this problem.
I would be greatful for any suggestions.

Thanks

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Windows XP Home SP3 mobile AMD Athlon XP-M 2600+, 734 RAM, SIS 740.


Hiya, i have the NOD32 installed and when performing a full system scan with the cleaning option checked the computer shutsdown with no warning or BSOD. However, if i uncheck the cleaning option a system scan wil be performed/completed and shows no infections.

Secondly and i dont know if it is related but when installing certain software IE7 and AOL (being the two most recent examples) the computer invariably switches off during install process before completion, again without warning and on the first attempt to install. After restart i am able to install. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Unexpected Switch Off.

Sounds like it might be overheating. Take some compressed air and blow out the fans. If this is a laptop, get yourself a laptop cooler. Why do you want to install AOL?

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Hello

Should this be in Windows Forums??

My computer (details below) started to shut itself down unexpectedly. At first I thought it was overheating, but it persisted in crashing and wouldn't reboot unless I isolated it from the power supply. The periods between bootups and crashes went from 45 minutes down to a few minutes. I decided to do a reformat of my hard drive. After I had re-installed Windows 98, I shut down and went to bed.

The next day, I noticed on the bootup screen that my processor speed had reduced from a 600 MHZ Via Cyrix III to a Via Samuel MMX 400MHZ. Why did this happen. Is it an example of the manufacturer overclocking? Or is there some other reason why the speed reduced and the processor changed?

Additionally, the time between bootup and crash is now anything from between a few minutes down to a few seconds. Sometimes it doesn't get as far as loading Windows. Every diagnostic program I ran before my problem showed that my computer was pretty crap compared to others. So another question is: has anyone else (particularly UK) had similar problems with a similar computer to mine?

OEM Computer
Quantum Microponents Ltd
CentaurHauls x86 Family 6 Model 6 Stepping 0
Windows 98 (4.10. Build, 2222) A
Via Samuel MMX 3DNow 400MHZ
56MB RAM
File System 32bit
Virtual Memory 32bit
Generic IDE Disk type 47

I don't know if all this is relevant information.

Kind Regards

John
 

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my computer has had this problem for a wile now it normally occurs when im installing a program or have a big program open such as sims 3 or 2 im only 16 and don't know 2 mush about computers iv tried to restore the pc to its factory settings to see if that would help but i wouldn't let me any help would be apeshiated thanks

A:unexpected shut down please help??

Originally Posted by sarahellen95


my computer has had this problem for a wile now it normally occurs when im installing a program or have a big program open such as sims 3 or 2 im only 16 and don't know 2 mush about computers iv tried to restore the pc to its factory settings to see if that would help but i wouldn't let me any help would be apeshiated thanks



Hi sarah, welcome to vista forums, can I just ask what happens when it shuts down, is it just a straight turn off or is it a blue screen?

If it's a straight shutdown then it maybe because your computer is overheating, It can be fixed by taking it down to your local computer store and they should be able to clean it out for you with a high powered air hose, if it's a blue screen then it maybe down to a driver error.

MrNeeds

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I have the following setting for my power options:

1. Low battery action: sleep
2. Critical battery action: hibernate

Unfortunately my laptop never goes to the sleep mode. It directly goes in the hibernate mode.

Once I resume from hibernation the laptop shuts down automatically after coming to the log-in page.

A:Unexpected shutdown

well i think your battery is defected... critical battery = so low that it can barley run!

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Hi
For some unknown reason my Pc keeps shutting down I've tried getting it repaired from the store I brought it from but the Tech said he couldn't repair it cos he believed it was software related, (I know that is just alot of crap) that was when I was running windows XP Pro I now run windows 7 and it still shuts down,I don't have the blue screen of death problem so I'm not sure what the heck is going on my pc runs an

AMD PHENOM AM2" TRIPLE CORE-2.3GHz 3.5MB-64BIT *NEW AMD PHENOM AM2 Chip!*(HD8650WCGHBOX); SKT-AM2 AMD PHENOM8650 QUAD-CORE Processor
(Total 4GB) 2048MB DDR2-800 *Desktop Ram*
WD6400AACS 16m 640GB *(Serial)SATA Western Digital *16MB Cache* HDD 7200RPM
ASUS M2N68-CM Motherboard, AM2/AM2+, NVIDIA GeForce 7050PV, Dual DDR2 1066,PCIe x16, SATAII, Gigabit LAN, USB, D-Sub, DVI, 8-Ch High Def Audio

Can anybody please assist

A:unexpected shut down

in the bios, report what the temps and voltages are.. what supply was installed, ? usually the quality wasnt given too much thought .

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Hello!
I have a Vista Home Premium 64bit HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop.

I don't really shut it down much, I just put it to sleep all the time. For over a year, it worked fine.

Recently though, instead of going to sleep, it just freezes and restarts by itself, and I get a message saying "Windows recovered from unexpected shutdown" ... it does that every other time I put it to sleep, and sometimes when it's asleep OR on hibernate (with fans off and everything; sleep also has fans off), it just spontaneously freeze-restarts - so it doesn't look like it overheats.

I tried updating everything I could think of and uninstalling random crap, but it didn't help..

It freeze-restarts all the time, I don't know what to do with it at all. I would really appreciate any input or experience with this kind of situation.
edit24569i27: I had the same problem many months ago, but I updated stuff and it stopped freeze-restarting. I really don't know what I did though.

Thanks,
Julie

A:Unexpected Shutdown

Please provide this info: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
Although you may not have seen BSOD's, there is a chance that they are occurring. Also, the information from the reports will be helpful even if there aren't any BSOD's.

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Hi people, first of all - My name is Victor, and i am from Bulgaria.
Seems that your forum is the place i always find my answers , and therefore it was the first and only place i decided to post in my problem.
In advance i gotta say I did read all the topics i could find related to my issue, but none of them is appliable to me. And here it is:

I am using a Core 2 Duo E6750 , overclocked a bit, with a MSI P965 Neo 2 motherboard with the latest drivers from the MSI LIVE UPDATE feature. Everything on my system is running just fine : I can boot Vista from my DVD-RW (TSST Corp SH-S182D, guess its a Samsung IDE drive) , and this drive acts totally normal under vista. No problems using it at all. And here it comes :
I have never been a real fan of Microsoft, but i need to use it as the adobe products are not suitable to linux (buggy using wine), but on the other hand i can not affor a Mac. So i tried linux and it worked fine on this PC.
Each and every linux (Ubuntu) installation i have done ran completely flawess , with no problems , and all i ever had to do was pressing "next" until the installation is over.
So the last time i went mad about linux and deleted it (i've done this many times on this machine) everything was fine - i fixed the boot and Vista was able to boot again at stratup. I left the 15 gb partition that i used for linux as unallocated space as i just knew i would wanna reinstall open-source again soon. And until that moment i am trying to install A... Read more

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I am a moderately-high experienced computer user who recently finished designing and building his own tower PC. I had originally intended to install Windows XP on this machine, but received a free upgrade to Windows 7 with the purchase of Vista and so went that route instead.

So I'm running an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 3.0 GHz w/ 8 Gb RAM on Vista Home Premium x64.

My problem is that the computer will Blue Screen without any particular warning signs. The symptoms of the problem are that the computer will run smoothly for several hours to a day or more, before crashing very suddenly. I have been unable to force-ably recreate the problem, and all of the drivers have been updated, rolled-back, and re-updated already.

Please find attached several *.dmp files which may aid in diagnosing this problem. I have probably thirty or so such minidumps from the past two weeks. Please inquire if you have any further questions, or if you require more information. Thank you!

A:Unexpected BSOD's

All of the BSOD's point to gdrv.sys - which is a part of the Windows Operating system. In general, if there cause points to a Windows component, we troubleshoot the drivers that access that component (presuming that the Windows files are OK).

In this case, each of the errors occurred in the GUI.EXE process. This process is usually associate with a spyware program that goes by many different names.

But, the debugger states that it couldn't find the symbols for gdrv.sys. Since the symbols are standardized on the Microsoft server - I'd have to wonder if there is corruption of the gdrv.sys driver.

I'd first suggest running SFC.EXE /SCANNOW from an elevated (run as adminsitrator) Command Prompt. If that does not fix it (or if it generates errors), then I'd suggest a trip over to the Security forums to see if there's an infection that's causing this. The Security forums are located here: System Security - Vista Forums

Here's a list of the older drivers:

Code:
GVTDrv64.sys 9/5/2006 3:10:02 AM
Rtlh64.sys 6/25/2007 1:37:13 AM
HDAudBus.sys 11/27/2007 7:24:06 PM
Here's a summary of the BSOD's:

Code:
Built by: 6001.18226.amd64fre.vistasp1_gdr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Mon Aug 24 06:18:35.172 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 16:58:38.869
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffffa600a31f32d, fffffa6008b880e0, 0}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for gdrv.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symb... Read more

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I just upgraded from Vista to windows7 but this problem has been occuring long before the upgrade.
Twice since the upgrade I've returned to my pc and found a message that stated something like computer has recovered from an unexpected shutdown
Attached is the requested information (Windows7_Vista_jcgriff2.zip). The folder also has an html file titled (Sonny-PC) that includes all the current information on my system. Also attached is a folder named "shutdown". This folder gives the information about the unexpected shutdown.
Twice also upon booting the system I've gotten only a black screen with no input devices working. I manually reboot with the power switch and it goes into the Startup Repair mode. I have opted for the system recover option and it boots ok. I've also declined the system recover option and let the startup repair continue. I then opted for the memory test and it completes with no error messages and the computer boots.

I did recently replace the power supply due to a noisy fan bearing but have reinstalled the old one hoping that this might be the problem. The only other thing that I have changed is the primary hard disk.
Thank you for your help.
Hamp

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Does anyone have a suggestion as to what is going on with this machine and what I can do to fix it (short of throwing it out with the trash)?

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I don't know if someone in the house is shutting the computer down, or if it's shutting itself down. But, this makes twice that I have found it shut down after I turn it on. It happened last night, and this morning. The computer seems to be working fine. Help please!!

A:Unexpected Shutdowns

hi,how could we offer help .if you don't even know if someone is shutting it off on you ??

So I will add ,it could be a dozen different things causing it .

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Hello there.

I'm troubleshooting a Windows 8.1 HTPC (ASrock Vision 3D 252B) that sometimes starts up on his own.

Unexpected power on seem to be periodical, but checking scheduler, registry and BIOS, there's no scheduled power on.

It's connected to a SmartTV via HDMI, but unexpected power on happen also when SmartTV is off, so I think this is not a cause.

This computer is often powered on via WoL but, if there's no stange packets coming, i think this is not a cause, too.

I've just been disabling RTC Wake Up in BIOS, I have no idea what this feature is.
How can I better troubleshoot this problem?
Thanks and best regards.

A:Unexpected power on

Review this thread.. Windows 8.1 refuses to sleep

It list's many different options for you to try.

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The unexpected shutdown has occurred a number of times. It seems to be an ongoing problem that needs to be addressed. I received this message:
Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Files that help describe the problem (some files may no longer be available)
Mini010612-02.dmp
sysdata.xml
Version.txt

View a temporary copy of these files
Warning: If a virus or other security threat caused the problem, opening a copy of the files could harm your computer.

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: a
BCP1: A5E1F670
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 8241E6F2
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1
Server information: 2423465e-2b6d-4ebe-a873-7763c0c5a592

A:Unexpected Shutdown.

Welcome
You had a BSOD, the shutdown was required so that a report could be written, please post the report
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Dear forum users,
Around 16 months ago I bought a brand new PC, bare bones system, AMD Athlon 64 x 2 dual core 6000+. All SATA II hardware/cables.
The first 8 / 10 months were fine. Fast and no problems. In the past 3 to 4 months my PC as a whole, just powers down, as if I was to hold the on/off button in for 5 or 7 seconds. It is kind of doing it almost every other day know. When I reboot I get a black screen stating the PC has shutdown unexpectedly and the option to restart in:
Safe mode / blur / blur / or normal start.
It does seem to only do this under certain conditions though, such as: When music is playing and or internet is running. On youtube and or MS office open as well. Generally speaking, when I ?Overwork? the PC or have multiple applications open that use media / sound / graphics, it happens.
I run complex CAD packages but it never seems to do it then. Generally, music (Windows Media running) and internet and it ?powers down?
Could it be a lack of power issue? Could it be an incompatibility on hardware, graphics card vs. processor or memory? Is it software related? I really don?t know where to start.
Any help would be much appreciated guys. Thanks heaps. Blueboy555.

A:Unexpected Shutdown,

Hi. You can go into C:\Windows\Minidump

Copy the files in there to any other folder. Then zip or rar them and attach the compressed file to a post. We can have a look at the issue(s).

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Hardware HP ZD7020 US Laptop Pent 4 2.8GHz Ram 1.25 GB Ram. OS XP home SP2 35% Free disk space
Thus far I have vacuumed the computer (done every month or two since I purchased this laptop. The computer is on a stand and not flat on a desk
I replaced the non OEM 1GB ram chip three times under guaranty for Cruticial . Updated all drivers. Removed and reinstalled all APIC Thermal Controls listed in Device manager, Have run spyware scans using Spy Bot Search and Destroy, Adaware Super Anti Spyware etc.

The fans do speed up when the CPU is nearly at full capacity. Most recent crash took place while writing an Email using OL 2003. No other programs were open other than
my antivirus running in the background. The crashes have been occurring with increasing frequency. Restart is not a problem

Everestcor Sensor Properties:
Sensor Type HDD

Temperatures:
CPU 62 C (144 F)
Hitachi HTS421280H9AT00 [ TRIAL VERSION ]
 

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Hi!
Please excuse my bad english, I am from Austria, Europe and english is not my first language. I couldn't find a good german support forum

Here's my problem: After plugging in my external WD hard drive my computer rebooted unexpectedly. I don't know if it was the external hdd's fault. After the reboot I noticed a weird error message in the event log. It says: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x1000008e (0xc0000005, 0x80536943, 0xba46288c, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini082310-01.dmp.

Event-ID: 1001, Event Source: Save Dump

What does this mean? It only occured once (*knocks on wood*) after plugging in my external hard drive, but the 2nd time I plugged it in it seemed to work fine.

The HDD is an external Western Digital WDE1U5000N and I use Windows XP (SP3) Media Center Edition. I don't know what to do. I use the HDD for backups and it made some problems a few weeks ago. My 2nd computer does NOT recognize the drive. It just spins up, fails to get recognized and spins down again. When I tried to defragment it, it just made a stupid clicking sound.

My computer is 3 years old, this is the first BSOD (or Save Dump error message) I received.
Can someone help me, please? Could the error be related to the external HDD?

God bless.

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Hi ST, Well buddy your writing of the English language is flawless. Heres what I have found out about this particular error. The error seems to be related to faulty hardware, so yes I think it may very well have been caused by your external hard drive. As to wether it is going bad, it could be but I don't think so. I think its more likely that Windows encountered something it didn't like while it was plugged in and ran the debugger to correct whatever it didn't like. Now thats just my opinion. Now provided this error doesn't occure again or progressively get worse as you use your external hard drive you will most likely be ok. If it does get progressively worse and you start to get the 0x1000008e error with different codes after it then let us know and we will help you to troubleshoot it further. Just post back on this thread and let us know.

Reguards
Patmark

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Even though the M$ compatibility centre says no, or no information, I have found that:

Microsoft Digital Image Suite 2006
Paint Shop Pro Photo X1
Microsoft Money 2005 UK
Canon CD LabelPrint

All installed and are working OK.

The Age of Empires suites are another matter though.

AoE 1 has sea colour problems
AoE 3 works on the original base installation but stops after an 'update game' download.

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Quote: Originally Posted by KremmenUK


Even though the M$ compatibility centre says no, or no information, I have found that:

Microsoft Digital Image Suite 2006
Paint Shop Pro Photo X1
Microsoft Money 2005 UK
Canon CD LabelPrint

All installed and are working OK.

The Age of Empires suites are another matter though.

AoE 1 has sea colour problems
AoE 3 works on the original base installation but stops after an 'update game' download.



Sometimes apps need to be installed in compatibility mode. You do that be right clicking the installer>properties>compatibility>check OS.

Ken

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Hello Everyone.

I have recently had a dump file appear in C:\Windows\Minidump
I don't know what might have Caused it.I am uploading it here if someone wants to look at it along with a file of my pc info. My thoughts are that it has something to do with an audio problem. If I connect any audio devices such as my yeti blue mic, or my scarlet 2i4 audio interface, it seems to blue screen shortly after connecting them via usb. Although that is not always the case because I have blue screened when the devices weren't even connect. I could be completely wrong but just thought I'd add my thoughts.

Thanks

A:Unexpected BSOD

Code:
Host Name: OWNER
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
OS Version: 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: Ownerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Registered Organization:
Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00007
Original Install Date: 3/13/2014, 3:07:08 PM
System Boot Time: 1/12/2015, 6:05:28 PM
System Manufacturer: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
System Model: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Counterfeit installations such as yours contains heavily modified code that causes the installation to behave it unexpected ways. Analysing BSOD's and determining their causes on these sorts of installations is very unreliable.

My recommendation is to start with a clean slate, and install a genuine version of Windows. This will minimise the problems you are experiencing, and make subsequent diagnosis of BSOD's far more reliable. Once you are running a genuine Windows installation, and are still experiencing BSOD's, we will be happy to help you solve them

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Winrar was working fine for me on build 7048.
Suddenly, it doesnt work on build 7057?
Everything is fine except for the fact that everytime I try to make a new Winrar/Winzip Archive on the context menu it's always corrupted no matter what.
Other than that, it works(extracting, manually adding from application..etc)

Anyone else having this issue after upgrading to 7057?

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Hi, I just checked and do not have this problem on 7057 using Winrar 3.80. Everything seems to work just fine.

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