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Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

Q: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

I've let my family use this computer for awhile, they started to complain it was "acting weird." When I jumped on to see, I noticed it was shutting down by itself and extremely slow. I got the computer to start up and tried to do a couple system restores. I then noticed then that the date/time on the computer was off. Saying some of the restore points were back in 2006, when I didn't even have this computer. After a couple failed attempts, I got the computer to restore. Its not randomly shutting off anymore but is still slower than it should be. I reseted the date and time, but I'm still worried something could be wrong. This computer has had a Root Kit, and a MBR infection before.I've run disk clean up, Spybot, AVG and CC cleaner. DDS log..DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Administrator at 20:53:59.96 on Wed 05/18/2011Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.766.320 [GMT -4:00].AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmtC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exeC:\Program Files\ATT-SST\McciTrayApp.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\1.3.21.53\GoogleCrashHandler.exeC:\Program Files\AIM7\aim.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgpc01.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jucheck.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\AAM Updates Notifier.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTProShellHlp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Downloads\dds.scr.============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============.uStart Page = hxxp://www.att.netmStart Page = hxxp://www.att.netuSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/su/*http://www.yahoo.commURLSearchHooks: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllBHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No FileBHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347c33e-8762-4905-bf09-768834316c61} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dllBHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dllBHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgssie.dllBHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dllBHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dllBHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllBHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dllBHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dllBHO: HP Smart BHO Class: {ffffffff-cf4e-4f2b-bdc2-0e72e116a856} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dllTB: AVG Security Toolbar: {ccc7a320-b3ca-4199-b1a6-9f516dd69829} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllTB: {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - No FileTB: {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-94BE-FD60BB9AAE29} - No FileEB: HP Smart Web Printing: {555d4d79-4bd2-4094-a395-cfc534424a05} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_bho.dlluRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /cuRun: [Pando Media Booster] c:\program files\pando networks\media booster\PMB.exeuRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exeuRun: [Messenger (Yahoo!)] "c:\progra~1\yahoo!\messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quietuRun: [AIM] "c:\program files\aim7\aim.exe" /d locale=en-USuRunOnce: [avg_spchecker] "c:\program files\avg\avg9\notification\SPChecker1.exe" /startmRun: [ATT-SST_McciTrayApp] "c:\program files\att-sst\McciTrayApp.exe"mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\common files\java\java update\jusched.exe"mRun: [AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\oobe\pdapp\uwa\UpdaterStartupUtility.exe"mRun: [SwitchBoard] c:\program files\common files\adobe\switchboard\SwitchBoard.exemRun: [AdobeCS5ServiceManager] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\cs5servicemanager\CS5ServiceManager.exe" -launchedbyloginmRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"mRun: [Adobe ARM] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\arm\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"mRun: [HP Software Update] c:\program files\hp\hp software update\HPWuSchd2.exemRun: [<NO NAME>] mRun: [LifeCam] "c:\program files\microsoft lifecam\LifeExp.exe"mRun: [igfxtray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exemRun: [igfxhkcmd] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exemRun: [igfxpers] c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exemRun: [EM_EXEC] c:\progra~1\mousew~1\system\EM_EXEC.EXEmRun: [GrooveMonitor] "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeIE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000IE: {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - c:\program files\aim\aim.exeIE: {d9288080-1baa-4bc4-9cf8-a92d743db949}IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exeIE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683}IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\ONBttnIE.dllIE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLLIE: {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dllIE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dllDPF: {7530BFB8-7293-4D34-9923-61A11451AFC5} - hxxp://download.eset.com/special/eos/OnlineScanner.cabDPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cabHandler: avgsecuritytoolbar - {F2DDE6B2-9684-4A55-86D4-E255E237B77C} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllHandler: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveSystemServices.dllHandler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgpp.dllHandler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLLNotify: !SASWinLogon - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASWINLO.dllNotify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dllNotify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dllSSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dllSEH: Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook: {b5a7f190-dda6-4420-b3ba-52453494e6cd} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dllSEH: SABShellExecuteHook Class: {5ae067d3-9afb-48e0-853a-ebb7f4a000da} - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASSEH.DLLHosts: 127.0.0.1 www.spywareinfo.com.================= FIREFOX ===================.FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\admini~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - AVG Secure SearchFF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.att.net/FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.avg.com/route/?d=4b677866&v=6.010.006.004&i=23&tp=ab&iy=b&ychte=us&lng=en-US&q=FF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{0b38152b-1b20-484d-a11f-5e04a9b0661f}\components\WinampTBPlayer.dllFF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{7b13ec3e-999a-4b70-b9cb-2617b8323822}\components\FFExternalAlert.dllFF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{7b13ec3e-999a-4b70-b9cb-2617b8323822}\components\RadioWMPCore.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\firefox\components\avgssff.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\IGeared_tavgp_xputils3.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\IGeared_tavgp_xputils35.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\xpavgtbapi.dllFF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\application data\google\update\1.3.21.53\npGoogleUpdate3.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\common files\motive\npMotive.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\divx\divx plus web player\npdivx32.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\google earth\plugin\npgeplugin.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.2.183.23\npGoogleOneClick8.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.2.183.39\npGoogleOneClick8.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.3.21.53\npGoogleUpdate3.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\new_plugin\npdeployJava1.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdnu.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdnupdater2.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npPandoWebInst.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npwachk.dllFF - Ext: Default: {972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0021-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0021-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0022-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0022-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Greasemonkey: {e4a8a97b-f2ed-450b-b12d-ee082ba24781} - %profile%\extensions\{e4a8a97b-f2ed-450b-b12d-ee082ba24781}FF - Ext: Yahoo! 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Preferred Solution: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

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

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

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

A: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown 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.If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.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.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERE-------------------------------------------------------------In the meantime please, do NOT install any new programs or update anything unless told to do so while we are fixing your problemIf you still need help, please include the following in your next replyA detailed description of your problemsA new DDS log (don't forget attach.txt)Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

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I performed system restore on my computer and immediatly after all my saved files such as word documents, mp3s, and pdfs take a very long time to long. When I open the programs that load this files by themself without the file there is no problem, but when I directly double click on the saved file to open them it takes a very long time. Even right clicking on the icon of my saved files takes a very long time as well. I tried undoing my restoration but that did not work. I did a reinstallation of windows xp using just the upgrade option because I do not want to have to delete my whole hard drive. I would really appreciate any help.

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My computer recently has been running real laggy and if i leave it alone for more than 15 or 20 mins, instead of a screen saver, it logs me out. i ran a hjt and this is what it gave me. please help.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:13:17 AM, on 10/26/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb12.e... Read more

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Hi paulludowissi and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!Download WinPFind: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/winpfind.phpRight Click the Zip Folder and Select "Extract All"Don't use it yet!Please download LQfix.exe from one of the following locations:http://www.downloads.subratam.org/LQfix.exe
http://miekiemoes.geekstogo.com/tools/LQfix.exe

Save it to your desktop.Double-Click LQfix.exe and click Next > Next > Install.Leave the default settings, if you change them, the fix will Fail!You need an active Internet Connection, so make sure your you're not blocking any connection now.Now make sure the "Launch LQfix" box is checked.Click the Finish button, after clicking the Finish button the fix will start.Follow the on-screen prompts.Your system will reboot afterwards.Please be patient after the reboot, there is a script running in the background that needs to complete.Once LQfix is completed,go back into Safe Mode again and From the WinPFind folder-> Doubleclick WinPFind.exe and Click "Start Scan"It will scan the entire System, so please be patientOne you see "Scan Complete"-> a log (WinPFind.txt) will be automatically generated in the WinPFind folderRun MSCONFIG and enable everything in the startup area. To get to MSCONFIG, click on Start -> Run -> type in MSCONFIG -> click OK!Under the "General" TabMake Sure "Normal Startup-load all device drivers and services" has a green tick b... Read more

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i did a system restore and when it finished it took 5 extra minutes to start up and i had no taskbar, cant run system restore or user accounts or anything. it may be a virus . i did a virus scan adn it ofund 2 viruses but COULD NOT delete them. i really need help.thanks.
 

A:Computer messed up, no taskbar,cant run system restore

what anti virus did you use? how did you run it if you could not boot up?

does it/have you tried to boot up in safe mode?
 

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Hi there I'm Chris, I was redirected here by Broni who was helping with my issue, which was at the time getting random pop ups and redirections...I installed Microsoft Essentials antivirus, downloaded all the necessary programs per Broni and had it working a lot better. My problem is when I'm directed to restart my computer..it will not start up normally anymore. Takes me to the Windows Recovery screen and I have to do a system restore to gain access once again. Once I do a system restore my antivirus disappears and also pretty sure all the other stuff I was directed to do disappears as well. Also when I did my last save point it will not restore from that point. I have to go back a few days and even then it takes atleast 4 tries from my system restore to actually start up Windows. I am very sure I have a rootkit and some other nasties messing with my computer because I will hear random music playing in the background even when no site has anything running and I'm not using iTunes...only lasts for a few seconds. My redirect is to a site that says News Daily 7 and when I click off it, it asks me if I want to leave the page and I say yes and it pops up a smaller window that has like ad topics in it. (it says 9newstoday.net if that helps)My linkThere is the link to my original topichere is my DSS log.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24Run by Barnes at 12:56:33 on 2012-02-08Microsoft Windows 7 Home P... Read more

A:Believe to have a rootkit that is causing my computer to randomly shutdown and will not restart unless I do a system restore mo...

Hello and Welcome to the forums!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.:multiple Anti Virus programs:It looks like you are operating your computer with multiple Anti Virus programs running in memory at once: <insert av's> Anti-virus programs take up an enormous amount of your computer's resources when they are actively scanning your computer. Having two anti-virus programs running at the same time can cause your computer to run very slow, become unstable and even, in rare cases, crash.Please remove all but one of them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Co... Read more

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I have a virus problem in my computer since it is shutting down randomly and reloading some web pages constantly on its own.
I have Norton 360 and Adawer SE personal in my computer but they dont detect anything.
Operating system is XP.
All help is appreciated!
 

A:Computer randomly shutting down randomly and constantly reloading some web pages

Click here to download HJTsetup.exe:
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http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe

Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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Hi, my computer started running incredibly slow just a few days ago so slow infact that im writing this from my phone. Okay so i'm running windows 7 and i've tried everything i know which includes; mbam in safe mode,norton anti-virus, and i just tried sysytem restore but every time i try it says this message " system restore did not complete successfully. Your computers system files and settings were not changed. Details: an unspecified error occurred during system restore. (0x80071a91)" i've tried with every available restore point and the same thing happens is their anything else i can try?

Also i re-installed windows 7 about a month and a half ago everything was fine up until now and i dont have very many files so i dont think it is related to space.

Takes about 6-7 minutes after logging on for everything to be functional where before it would work almost instantly.

Thanks in advance if someone can help me.

A:very slow computer and can't use system restore

Have you already read this topic:Slow Computer?, Use this troubleshooting checklisthttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/

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I recently did a system restore to factory settings and now my computer is running very slow. I have done all the windows updates and checked for any updates on the drivers. I also defraged it. I noticed that the physical memory is always very high between 85 and 100. The CPU is 10-50. I can not find a reason why it is this way. Are there any suggestions of things that I cam do to help this problem.
 

A:Factory setting system restore computer very slow.

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I have a Sony Vaio desktop computer that I purchased in late 2003 or early 2004. Last year I purchased a new laptop computer and since have only used my sony vaio to play and manage music. Basically I neglected its updates, virus, and spyware protection and have not been able to use the internet on it for months because it just doesn't work...period. So I decided, since I do not use the computer for anything but music, I would completely restore the entire computer to factory settings. After backing up my music, I did so hoping for a functioning computer again. However, even though everything else seems to be functioning properly, the internet still barely works. It can get to google and search for my desired topic, however it is still EXTREMELY SLOW and usually I can't get to most websites. Any ideas how to get my computer functioning again???? Thanks for the help, it is much appreciated.

Kevin

A:Slow Computer/Internet AFTER complete system restore

Log on as an administrator, go Start > Run and type: "cmd". In the window that appears type: "netsh winsock reset". When the program is finished, you will receive the message: "Successfully reset the Winsock Catalog. You must restart the machine in order to complete the reset." Close the command box and reboot your computer.Go Start > Run > type: "cmd" In the window that appears type: "ipconfig /flushdns". Close the command box.Go Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Right click on your default connection, usually Local Area Connection or Dial-up Connection if you are using Dial-up, and and choose Properties. Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) item. Select the radio button that says "Obtain DNS servers automatically". Reboot.Warning: Some Internet Service Providers need specific DNS settings. You need to make sure that you know if such DNS settings are required before you make this change.

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ok a few days ago i had to do a full system restore because norton trial ended and i tried to remove it from my computer which messed everything up. after system restore i put avg on my comp and shut most of norton down because im not sure what will happen if i remove it. and i dont want to have to reinstall world of warcraft again but my computer is running super slow and accessing web pages is very slow and i cant access my email via outlook express either please can someone help me? here is my hi jack this log please help me i dont like my computer being slow.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:29:35 PM, on 9/21/2009
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\Client\Agentsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Computer running super slow after system restore HELP!!!!

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ok a few days ago i had to do a full system restore because norton trial ended and i tried to remove it from my computer which messed everything up. after system restore i put avg on my comp and shut most of norton down because im not sure what will happen if i remove it. and i dont want to have to reinstall world of warcraft again but my computer is running super slow and accessing web pages is very slow and i cant access my email via outlook express either please can someone help me? here is my hi jack this log please help me i dont like my computer being slow.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:29:35 PM, on 9/21/2009
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\Client\Agentsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Computer running super slow after system restore HELP!!!!

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Today when i turned on my computer i was greeted to nothing after logging into my account as it just froze on my desktop screen for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes or so then it slowly started to load( at extremely extremely slow speeds and do alot wierd things. A detection eventually popped up as being Trojan.Winup and has caused massive slow ups and annoyances all day. I thought i quarantinued the infection but it seems it still persists on. I really need this computer running normally again and really need help in fixing this problem. I have a Dell XPS 400 with Microsoft Windows XP Professional-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:45:48 PM, on 2/17/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)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\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Clas... Read more

A:*Urgent*Trojan.Winup-Computer extremely messed up/virus detections=ETREMELY SLOW and unresponsive computer PLEASE HELP!

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 description of your problem, 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 instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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As a preface to my problem I'd like to tell you I've been working with HP for two weeks now (my computer is a HP m9200 desktop) and I've yet to resolve the problem. I don't consider myself computer savvy but I know a little and the symptoms of my computer really don't make any sense to me. I've run every diagnostic available by hitting the "F" keys on startup those include processor, ram, hard drive, and networking. My computer passed every test even the extended tests but was still running very slow (slow meaning it took 30 minutes to start up or shut down and was extremely slow to process any action, even clicking the start menu).


So as HP and I were troubleshooting they decided a system restore would fix everything so we did. My computer was back to it's original factory condition but was still not running right. Then randomly one day I tried to start it in safe mode and as it was starting up it randomly restarted itself in normal mode and ran perfectly for about 2 days before suffering from the same problems it had. I system restored it again to no avail and off and on it would work perfectly and then suddenly slow down to a grind. There was no association as far as I could tell with any one program making it do this, there were always different programs running it really seemed like a random thing. In all honesty I didn't know where to post this problem because I don't know how it could be malware if I've done a complete system restore but I also d... Read more

A:Curious case - New computer running very slow even after system restore.

I have the same problem! The EXACT same excruciating problem! It comes around every once in a while, like maybe weekly? I think we should collaborate and see what could be the problem.

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Hi,

I have recently noticed that my computer is going very slowly, especially when browsing the internet. I tried disk cleanup, defrag, anti virus and anti-spyware scans (AVG) and everything appears fine, no apparent viruses. I run Windows XP Home edition SP2 (Although I updated to SP3 today but its made no difference)

Also, System restore doesn't work. When I try to open it from the start menu/accessories/system tools/system restore, it doesn't open, instead a box appears saying "System restore cannot protect your computer. Please restart and run System Restore again". I click 'OK', restart the computer and it still doesnt work.

I then came here and carried out all the processes for 'slow computer' and the '5 steps to malware removal', but nothing has made a difference.

I have since carried out a HiJackThis, Combofix and Panda ActiveScan.


The logs of these are below.
If anyone has any ideas or advice to help me, then I would REALLY apprecaite it so much.


(Although I got SP3 today, my logs were carried out before this was installed. I still don't have System Restore after installing SP3, and the system is still running slow.)


Thanks guys, in advance.

James





HiJackThis Log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:02:55, on 06/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDO... Read more

A:Slow PC and 'System Restore cannot protect your computer' (Logs inside)

My computer seems a bit quicker now, but I still don't have system restore which is a worry.

Any help will be very much appreciated!

Ive waited over 2 weeks for a reply, I know you're busy though!

Thanks,
James

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Hey all,

So I've had my PC for a couple years now but in the past 2-3 months (maybe longer, I can't remember, but definitely past 2-3 months), it's had this nasty habit of literally just turning itself off.

I could be playing a game, watching YouTube, browsing, or even just idle on the desktop with nothing running (apart from background processes). It'll shut off. It doesn't discriminate.

It doesn't happen all the time though. Sometimes it won't do it, sometimes it'll do it 2 or 3 times in a row (about 20 minutes in between shut downs). But after a few shut downs, it'll sort itself out and won't turn off on its own again.

So I thought initially that it might be something wrong with my OS, or a virus or so. I've just reformatted. But as I was transferring my files back to my main drive, boom, it did it again.

I've pulled my computer tower away from any blockages (it is under my desk, but it has about 2" at least on each side for air flow). But that hasn't helped anything.

I'm now coming to the conclusion that it's either PSU related (maybe the PSU is faulty and not supplying a steady voltage?) or it's heat related.

I don't have any software to monitor those readings though.

It's worth adding that when I reformatted, I made an internal partition using Win 8.1s disk management system, which I put my backups on. I then reformatted C: and reinstalled 8.1 there. I then copied my backups off of my temp partition and then expanded C: back to its full... Read more

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Hi, when I try to play games on my computer (its a new laptop) it will randomly shut down. I was told that this could be an overheating problem, but this computer is not even a year old and the temp. stays at about 41. Any suggestions?
 

A:Computer shutting down randomly

GO HERE http://forums.techguy.org/t110854.html

Make sure your computer is not filled with Spyware /Malware /virus

Download Spybot Search and Destroy and Ad-Aware SE SETUP UPDATE and do a scan with both of them getting rid of all they find

Do a scan with Housecall and Panda

Do ALL of the above first then ---

Download Hijackthis 1.98.2 and post a log here please

DO NOT "fix " anything in the log unless directed from here
 

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Windows has often started telling me there is an error and shutting down the system. Fan on the computer constantly working overtime as well. Malwarebytes and eset have not found anything. Starting the computer in safe mode just to get on here. What's my next move? Thanks in advance.

A:Computer randomly shutting down

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerMy name is etavares and I will be working with you to fix your computer.We 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.Please take note:If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about your installed Windows Operating System including the Version, Edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system.
If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available.If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information.Once we start working together, please reply back within 3 days or this thread may be closed so we can help others who are waiting. If you will be unable to respond (e.g. vacation, travel, etc.), please let me know ahead of time.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those w... Read more

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Hello! I'm having a serious problem with my computer, and I feel that I have to type this as fast as I can because it's been shutting down very randomly lately.

For the last three or four days, my computer has been completely dysfunctional? I suppose.

At first, it just wouldn't turn on. I left it for a bit, and it actually would turn on, but it would run so incredibly slowly. I could barely open a program, and when I could OPEN them, they wouldn't run at all.

After letting it sit for about two days, I turned it back on, and it works pretty okay for the first hour. The second hour it'll slow right back down, and then spontaneously shut down. I know this sounds like an over-heating problem, so I bought a really intense heavy duty laptop cooling fan to put under it. That doesn't help.

My laptop DOES get hot, but nothing significant, especially with the fan. I figured it might be a virus, so I installed Kaspersky. Kaspersky runs fine, until I get to about 83% and it will continue running, but it will never go past that 83%. (I've let it run for almost 6 hours).

I tried Kaspersky in Safe Mode, but my computer spontaneously shut off then too.

I have Word 2007 installed, and it won't save any files. It just says, "Word Cannot Save Due To A File Permission Error". And just doesn't. Playing video is useless, because it just stops halfway through whatever media is playing. I've down two system restores to two differ... Read more

A:Computer is shutting down, randomly

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Recently my computer randomly shuts off, then it tries to turn itself on by itself and it keeps rapidly turning on and off like simultaneously, after like 10 sec it finally shuts off, during the on and off process the power light blinks yellow to white. It can take little as 3 hours before it happens to a whole day, so during all that time i am mostly playing WoW or League of Legends, so the 3 hours to a day seems odd in when it does it. It only happens when i am watching a movie or show or playing a game. If i just leave my computer alone it never does it. I have a cpu temp program and gpu temp program and the temps are no where near the max temp. I will be reformatting my computer tomorrow but would like to know what the problem is if someone one can help me out, in case its a dying power supply or something.

A:Computer randomly shutting off

Is this a laptop or a desktop? What your describing sure sounds like an overheating issue, especially since you say it only happens with intensive software like games and movies.

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Hi,

My computer keeps shutting down, either during post or sometime after, and I've already done most of the troubleshooting I can think of so now I'm looking for additional input.

I checked the beep codes I got a couple of times which sent me in the direction of my video cards. I played around with them, having them both plugged in and only one, and i was able to get back on the desktop in all three scenarios but also experience plenty of failures.

I dusted out the PCI slots, even started swapping the RAM around with it but all in all I just can't keep the desktop on. Now it's worth noting for a little bit of time leading up to this I had issues installing my nvidia drivers and would blue screen to an exception not handled message.

I used an old GTX card which I didn't get a random shut down from. Unfortunately I don't have an extra power supply to test this but I don't think it's the power supply. I believe I'm looking at a mother board issue since I can't fathom both cards going faulty together.

Any thoughts?

A:Computer is Shutting Down Randomly

I should add that the few times it seems to be fixed and acting normally I instantly get back to square one when trying to turn on sli, update the nvidia drivers, or something else with the software. Once it starts installing, uninstalling, updating, whatever, I will eventually hit a blue screen

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Well, I just came across this forum earlier today in my search for a cpu tech forum.

Here's the very basic info...
-P4 1.7gHz w/ Windows XP Professional and 512MB of RAM w/ 40GB Hard drive

Here's the problem...

About 3 or 4 days ago, my computer started randomly shutting off on its own. Since then, it has done it about 12-15 times. The tower is shutting off, but the surge protector is staying on. The only way for me to turn the cpu back on is to turn off the master switch on the back of the tower, and turn it back on.

With the advice of a friend of mine, I downloaded a processor monitor for my motherboard at Intel.com. I have a P4 w/ an Intel Desktop Board D850GB. The temp readings are as follows:

Processor = 95 degrees F
System Zone 1 = 93 degrees F
System Zone 2 = 108 degrees F

The "yellow" warning zone on the temp meter begins at 107 degrees and the "red" level is at 122 degrees.

I ran Norton Windoctor, Norton Antivirus, as well as did a full system Defrag. There is no consistency as far as the computer shutting off, and doesn't seem to be based on any running programs. I've been running XP Pro for just about a year now, w/ no problems whatsoever. I didn't recently install/uninstall any programs that could possibly coincide w/ the problems. I'm not sure if the System Zone 2 temps are possibly causing a safety shutoff of the computer w/o warning. In all honesty, I have no idea as far as the causes of this is... Read more

A:Computer Is Randomly Shutting Off...HELP!?!?

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My desktop (well, my sister's desktop) is randomly shutting down. All the fans are working, she was able to keep it running long enough to do the WINDOWS updates on it. Then after she got done with them, it shut down. It's been doing this off and on for a month now. We just thought it was because of the heat, because its hot outside and in our house. I tried to get on today, to do a virus/anti-spyware scan, and the computer wouldn't stay on long enough. She said he might need to update her drivers - but neither one of us know really how to do that. Any help? Thanks!

A:Computer Randomly Shutting Down.

Hi .

Any error messages? These usually provide clues as to what might be wrong...and how to cure it.

Louis

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Recently my computer started shutting down randomly. I've downloaded Bluescreenviewer which said that the driver causing the crash was totrec8.sys. I've since deleted the driver, but the computer still shuts down on its own. Two days ago it shut down at least 6 times.

Attachment 216157

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The computer is x86 64 bit. Original installed version is Windows 7. Age 2 years. The age of OS is 2 years, haven't reinstalled it.

A:Computer shutting down randomly

Did you delete totrec8.sys - or did you uninstall Total Recorder? If you didn't uninstall Total Recorder please do so now.

The system is x64 (64 bit). x86 is 32 bit

Please ensure that Driver Verifier is turned off. Do this by opening the program and selecting "Delete existing settings'. Then click on Finish and reboot the system for the changes to take effect(?affect?).

Perfmon shows video card issues. Please:
- uninstall all ATI video driver stuff
- reinstall the DRIVERS ONLY using this procedure: ATI video cards - DRIVER ONLY installation procedure

SP1 isn't installed, please do the following:





Quote:
Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
2. Check Device Manager for any unknown/disabled devices - if there are unknown/disabled devices, fix them with the latest drivers from the device manufacturer's website (not the PC Manufacturer)
3. Visit Windows Update and get all updates (may take repeated visits)
4. Visit Windows Update and get Service Pack 1 (usually under Important Updates). Read these notes for installing SP1: Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center
5. Visit Windows Update and get any other available updates. May take repeated visits, but keep it up until you get several "Windows is updated" re... Read more

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My computer keeps shutting down randomly. The screen turns off and then the machine powers down a few seconds after that.

I have a Dell Inspiron 1521, MS Vista Ultimate, 3GB RAM, 160Gb HD.

When the issue first arose, I received error msgs saying, "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown" and listed the following files as possible sources of the issue:

C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini092008-01.dmp
C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-117063-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Temp\WER1592.tmp.version.txt

However, that was four days ago, and while I have continued to experience the problem since then, I have not seen that error msg reappear.

I reinstalled my OS about 10 days ago, and did NOT experience this issue prior to the reinstall. To the best of my ability, I have updated all of the drivers, and have updated by BIOS. Virus/Spyware scans using AVG, Spybot, and Adaware all show no malicious software. I have both CCleaner and ZoneAlarm installed on my system, however I started experiencing the issue prior to installing that software.

A:Computer keeps randomly shutting down

Hi. . .

Please click on the Live SysInternals AutoRuns link below in my sig area (3rd row - 1st). Save it to desktop. Then download the attached zip file and extract the lone batch file to your desktop.

Go to your desktop, right-click on the batch file and select run as administrator. You will see the black "DOS" screen appear and scroll followed by the green status bar. It will take several minutes to run. It will copy any mini kernel dump files, dump the app and system logs, run AutoRuns, msinfo32 and dxdiag. Please not that you will see the AutoRuns screen appear - it is just scanning and will be anout a minute (check status on bottom-left) - then it will disappear indicating the batch job is finished.

The output will be in a new folder found within your documents folder named TSF_Vista_Support.

It is imperative that you download AutoRuns to your desktop 1st - or the job will fail.

Zip the contents of the new folder up and attach to your next post.

Any ? - please let me know.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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My computer has been shutting down randomly at least 4x a day for about 2 weeks. Any advice?

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1) Open up the case and blow out the dust using compressed air. If that's not the cause,

2) It could be the power supply

3) It could be ram - To check the ram, download memtest (http://memtest.org/). Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the newly created cd and run the utility.

4) Or it could be something else.

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Well, not always randomly. I'm assuming it has some sort of virus because it shuts down, sometimes for no apparent reason but also whenever I run Spybot or AVG. It reads as a stop error, not that I can read any details because it reboots so quickly. Sometimes there is a stop error reporting message when I reboot. When I run ACG Anti-virus (and to have it compete the scan I have to run it in safe mode) I get this result in the log file: "c:\Windows\system\drivers\etc\hosts" listed as a change but not as an infection.

This is the HiJackThis logfile for my computer:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:35:49 AM, on 02/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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My computer shuts off randomly. I don't know what the problem is but it happens randomly. I think its power supply and something is wrong with it. Once i get the computer running past like 15 minutes it won't shut off. What is there that I can do about this problem? I have a Dell.
 

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Hey there,

First of all I'm not sure this is the place to be posting this but it's the best suited sub-forum I could think of.

As of recent the computer that my parents and siblings use has started randomly shutting off (or at least I think it does). What it does is it goes from working normally to the screen going black and then in the top right corner it's constantly switching between Analog and Digital. I'm not sure what this means but this is the best way I can describe it. I'm currently in the process of making sure the video card drivers are up to date, I have run scans with ccleaner etc and have even reformated the computer to original factory settings. I'm pretty lost with what to do so I feel the need to ask for help. Any input very appreciated!

Cheers,
Simon

A:Computer randomly shutting off

What is the make/model of the PC? If custom built post the specs.

When this happens does it work correctly after the restart?

So the fans and lights are still on but you just loose video? Has the inside of the PC been cleaned of dust/debris lately?

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My computer will be running fine and then it will cut off. It has done this over and over. Do you think that this an issue with the power supply? The error reads: Shut down due to environmental Temperature and Have PC Serviced immediately.
 

A:My computer is randomly shutting down

You are over heating. Your best bet would be to open the case if this is a desktop and get a can of air and blow the dust from your fans and cpu and see if this helps. You may even need to replace the cpu thermal paste.
 

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Hello, can someome help me with a computer issue I'm having. So I was playing black desert online earlier and my pc random shuts off. I think nothing of it because it was raining outside. I turned it back on a bit later and started using it, not playing a game and it randomly shuts off again. Not raining this time, so I run a memory tool and it tells me I have a memory problem. Now I try to turn it on, it stays on for a whole 10 seconds or less and shuts right off.
 

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okay, so this just started up recently, where my laptop seems to get tired of being 'on' and shuts off by itself.

I updated all of my virus protection and even tried to scan my harddrive in safe mode, but what ends up happening is that my computer, half-way through the scan, gets 'tired' and shuts off so i'm not sure if there is a virus or not b/c there's never enough time for it to scan my harddrive completely.

basically, this happened after i updated my itunes and deleted massive amounts of programs, and did a disk cleanup as well as a defrag. i'm pretty sure that my computer shouldn't get upset about this but it does!

so does anyone have any suggestions, b/c i really need to keep my computer on for a v. long time when i write essays or have downloads, and i really can't have it shutting down for no good reasons (other than perhaps my fan isn't working properly; therefore, my processor is overheated).

help please!
 

A:computer shutting off randomly

It does sound like either a Heat issue or a Power issue. Most other problems would result in a BSOD that would give some cryptic msg. I take it that you have auto-restart turned off, since you use the term "shuts off", rather than "restarts".

Try running the system with the case open, and if possible a fan blowing cool air into it. Also, do check to see that your fans are ALL working correctly:
1. Processor Chip Fan
2. Case Fan
3. PS Fan
4. Video GPU if any.
 

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Hello, I have a problem with my win 7 computer randomly shutting down. I experienced overheating from graphic card and CPU or a bad HDD where the computer would just freeze and shut down (from my other computers), but this one shuts down as if I clicked on 'shut down' button on my start tab.

It closes my open applications first then shows 'logging off' screen to 'shutting down' screen and than shuts down. This happens pretty randomly. I use this computer mainly for web surfing and watching videos. I never use it for gaming. Sometimes it would shut down within 5 minute of usage and some other times it would not shut down at all for hours.

Its a HP compaq machine with 2.7ghz AMD Sempron, 2GB SDRAM, and Window 7 home premium 64bit. I added a Radeon HD X1300 graphic card and been using it for about 2 years without problem.

I ran all diagnostic programs and ran Malwarebyte AntiMalware and Microsoft Security Essential and found no problem.

CPUID HWmonitor showed all components were around 30-45 degrees.

My only guess left is the power supply. Any thoughts on this?
 

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Hello. Our Toshiba laptop randomly shuts down then reboots itself. I'm thinking it's a virus. Any advice?

A:Computer randomly shutting down

Since your system boots into XP...a good move, How To Disable Automatic Restarts When Windows Crashes - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/74644/how-to-disable-automatic-restarts-when-windows-crashes/ Implementing the above will provide a readable error message that we can attempt to use to troubleshoot.Louis

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Hello,

I am having issues with my computer randomly sending me an NT Shutdown message (IIRC) and shutting my computer down after a 60 second delay. I've posted my HijackThis log below, any help at all with this would be much appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:00:52 PM, on 2/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://dell.myway.com/
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
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It started happening after I installed WinXp. But I figure it's the power supply, just want to make sure I'm not missing something.

I know it isnt heat related because sometimes I'll start up the comp, it will load Windows, background comes up, and it just shuts off. Sometimes it will be on for 14 hours, and it will just shut off. If I try to start it up again with button on front it will do nothing. It seems the only way to get it to work is to turn off the power supply with button on the back, then click button on front and it will start up.
 

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i was wondering if anyone else has had this problem. my computer is brand new, about 3 weeks old. it's a toshiba satellite running windows vista. every so often it will just randomly go black on me and nothing I do will make it come back on. I have to do a hard shut off and then restart. my father in law said he had this problem when he bought his laptop and that it is because of vista. has anyone else had this problem? he said once he downgraded to XP it quit doing it. let me know if you need any additional info, I've scanned the computer, it is virus free and spyware/adware ect free. no other problems, just this weird quirk. how much damage will this do to my computer if I keep having to restart it without properly closing windows?

A:Computer Randomly Shutting Off

Apparently there's a Release Candidate for Vista Service Pack 1 that you can
download. I'd read the stuff on microsoft web site about it and see if your
problem is in the fixes before installing.

I'm in the habit of never using hibernate or power saver features because
I've seen a lot of problems reported. But I only use desktops. If I had
a notebook I'd prolly look into it in more detail.

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As you can probably tell from the title, I am at my wits end. I could be playing a game, watching a dvd or even doing something as simple calling up a dialog box, and my computer will just click off. The confusing thing is that the computer appears to be turned off but the power light stays on and I have to hold the power button in until the light goes off before I can turn the computer on again. This is getting incredible annoying. Are there any suggestions?

I've tried swapping out the ram with new and it still does it!

My spec:
Q-Tech 550Watt Power Supply
Chaintech 7KJD Motherboard
AMD Athlon XP 2400
1Gb RAM
1x Fujitsu Hard disk 6Gb
1x Seagate Barracuda Hard Disk 80Gb
1x Seagate Barracuda Hard Disk 120Gb
1x LG Supermulti DVD Writer
3COM 10/100 Network card
Leadtek WinFast A350 (Nvidia GeForce FX9000) 128Mb
EMU 1820M Soundcard with Breakout box
Creative Webcam NX (USB)

Ohh and I haven't got a floppy disk drive anymore
 

A:My Computer is shutting down randomly HELP ME

My first knee-jerk reaction is cooling. Do you have anything overclocked? Good air flow? My second guess would be a failing psu perhaps. That is wierd how it just clicks off. Any beeps? When it boots back up does it try to go into safe mode or does it boot normally? Does it post okay, meaning it doesn't detect anything strange? Try booting in safe mode and see if a driver is causing the issue although this doesn't seem like a driver issue at all.

Really, it sounds like overheating, failing psu or bad mobo or bad memory. I guess you can discount the bad memory since you already swapped it. I wish I could help more. Good luck.
 

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My computer keeps shutting down at random times. Sometimes it's because it gets too hot, but at other times, my case and components are cool, but it still shuts down. It can even shut down during startup or while in Safe Mode. It does not matter what program(s) is(are) running either. I have installed new drivers and new programs, but rolling back to a restore point prior to that does not help. I am posting a HijackThis! log. I tried to find C:\WINDOWS\minidump, but it could not be found, so I can't enclose my latest Error Logs.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:59:55, on 12/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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For a while now, I have had issues with my computer randomly turning off. After it turns itself off, I often have to perform a hard reset before I can boot it back up. My first thought was that it might be overheating. But after monitoring the temperatures, everything seems ok in that department. The fact that my pc is requiring a hard reset after shutting down is throwing me off a bit. Does anybody have any ideas about what might be causing this particular issue?

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A:Computer randomly shutting down.

First of all, no one knows what you are working on. Post your exact system specs; ie make and model of mb, exact ram installed, brand and wattage of pw supply, etc, etc. If this is a big box system ie dell, hp, whatever, then post the exact make and model#.
 

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Hi everyone

My computer keeps rebooting out of nowhere, does not happen to often say once a day.

I have unticked the automatic restart box in startup and recovery and got this error message, NEL_STACK_IMAGE.

I recently had a new fan put in and thought maybe my CPU was overheating, i installed PC wizard and my CPU Temp idols at 31 C.

I have ran virus checks, spyware checks and even ran a defrag with no help i dont know what else to do.

Can you guys please give me some tips or let me know what the problem is.

Thanks
 

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Howdy!

It's possible that this is either a hardware or software issue, but to avoid double threads I'm posting this here and will move it if it turns out that it's the latter problem.

I've got a beautiful custom-built PC that serves my needs perfectly. However, recently it has been shutting off randomly. It won't turn on immediately afterwards, but if I take two seconds to unplug and plug it back in it turns on fine - no "wheezing" or hard fan work. The fans inside don't sound as if they are working any harder than normal, so I don't believe it's an overheating issue. However, to completely rule this out I'm getting core temp to ensure that it isn't running above the heat safeguards.

I suppose what I'm getting at is to ask if it's likely that this is a problem with the power supply (based on the simple needing to re plug it back into the socket), the fans inside the computer (it is starting to get hot out, so it's possible that I need more fans and/or need to stop using it when I'm used to using it), or if this could be a malware problem (It appears to stop the most when I'm about 5-15 minutes in to a match of Overwatch, so it's again possible this is an overheating issue.)

Specs can be provided if needed. I'm looking forward to being able to solve this problem!
Cheers,

JPS
 

A:Computer Shutting off randomly

It certainly does sound like it's a over-heating issue. Whether it's the CPU, powersupply or something else will remain to be seen.
I think it's a good idea if you monitor CPU temps and fanspeeds for a while. Also, since you have to remove power from the powersupply, it could be powersupply issue. Please give system specs and CPU/Fan data
 

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So my husband *just* got a new computer, an Acer Aspire desktop with Windows 7. Today when we got home, he saw that there was an error on his computer. It said that there had been an unexpected shutdown and something about a blue screen. Any ideas what could be happening? Again, he just set this computer up two days ago.

This error has happened two times in a row when he had the computer copy files from one hard drive to another and left to go somewhere. When he got back the computer had rebooted and displayed a message saying that there had been an unexpected shutdown and something about a blue screen. The computer's temperature has been checked under similar conditions and is fine, a "SFC/SCANNOW" test was run and there were no errors.

There's another thing that we've been having a problem with. We're still getting adjusted to Windows 7 from XP but there are a few new "features" that are simply asinine. The one that we can't deal with is how you can't turn off the Auto-Arrange alphabetically feature to sort files in the order you want within folders. There are several regedit workarounds that we've tried but to no avail. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks.
 

A:New Computer Randomly Shutting Down

Can anyone please help with this problem? Thanks.
 

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I built my own computer a month or so ago and it has been running perfectly fine till now.
I installed Limewire today and right after that my computer started to shut off randomly, sometimes before Vista even loads up!
I was able to get into Safemode to remove Limewire, thinking that was the problem... but it shut off again afterwards.
Its been doing this all day!
The system isnt dirty at all and the fans -seem- to work fine.

This is what I have.. for what I remember atleast lol.

System spec:
PROCESSOR:
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor

MOTHERBOARD
EVGA LGA 775 etc etc Motherboard

VIDEO CARD
EVGA GeForce 9800GTS G92 512 MB

PSU
Mushkin 550150 650W ATX12V Power Supply 115/ 230 V

CASE
Antec Nine Hundred

RAM
G.Skill 4 GB PC800

HDD
Seagate 250GB 32MB Cache

 

A:Computer shutting down randomly!

BTW: I'm using AVG free version for the virus scan.
Should I do that in safe mode? If so, how?
 

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Hi, lately, my computer has been shutting off randomly. I know this could by a power problem, but it's never happened before. Could something inside have broken?

I have an Intel Core 2 Duo at 2.2GHz and 2 gbs of RAM.

My computer usually shuts down when I try to make a disc. About a week ago, I made a DVD for a school subject and it worked fine. About 3 or 4 days later, I wanted to make a higher quality version but it didn't work. My program would compress the video about 50% and it would be at 9 - 20% burning and my computer would shut down. I tried a couple times and nothing worked. One time, I left the task manager open and checked my CPU usage. It was in the high 90s the whole time. Like I said, it had never happened before.

Don't get me wrong, it doesn't only happen during a DVD burning. I left was playing my PS3 for about 5 min and left my computer there. Then I went downstairs for around 10 - 15 min and I came back only to see that it was turned off. It seems that it only turns off when I am not there.

Could my fan or power source be broken? or could it be some sort of virus taking up a lot of memory and CPU usage?

I have attached an analysis that HiJackThis did.

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Hey, does anyone have an idea why a computer would randomly just shut off? It doesn't shut down properly, it just shuts off. I've opened it up and checked all the plugs, as well as the power supply and the hard drives, and everything is OK. The motherboard's circuits are clean and the CPU is firmly secured. I know the problem is not caused by an overheat since the fans are running fine and the computer is at room temperature when the problem happens. I run Windows 7 Ultimate on an HP a6230n computer.
 

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I pulled the CPU again and cleaned off more dust....so far, so good.....knock on wood.
 

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Computer is randomly shutting off when in use. I will be typing on word and it shuts off. I turn it back on and listen to music a little later it shuts off again. Turn it back on and leave it run for a while come back to it and move the mouse and it shuts off again. I have sleep and hibernate mode shut off this PC also this PC is keep on for days.

When it shuts off the screen shuts of and tower shuts off and power button blinks blue.
Thought it was in sleep or hibernate mood so move the mouse = nothing, hit enter on the keyboard = nothing, Try pushing the power button = nothing. Have to turn off the power bar to restart the computer. Then on boot up it says windows did not shut down properly.
I manage to scan the computer for virus none showed up on Bitdefender.
I went into bios and fans are work and CPU temp is at 37C which is normal.

The PC is an Emachine about 4 years old with MS-7207 motherboard and AMD Sempron 3000+ processor with Vista SP2 on it.

I dont know what could be the problem with it any help suggest or idea would be great
 

A:Computer randomly shutting off during use

Hello, welcome to techspot. The first thing that comes to mind is the powersupply. E machines are known for having bad power supplys andi have experenced it.
 

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