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BLUE SCREEN: please check signal; no power, won't boot

Q: BLUE SCREEN: please check signal; no power, won't boot

Hi, my mom's pc and mine were recently hit by viruses. I downloaded some patches, etc. from Microsoft. My pc is OK but my mom's now has a blue screen that says 'please check signal'. Only the screen comes on for 1 minute- can't get anything when we try to power on. :dead: Unplugged everything, replugged it, tried combinations. Just before this, the system would run a debugging program that would freeze everything up. Mom was getting the blue screen before, but she found out that switching the power surge off, then on, fixed the problem. Sorry, I'm new to this site but was hoping for some info because everyone wants to charge her $80 to $100 just to discuss the problem, not to fix it. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks.

Preferred Solution: BLUE SCREEN: please check signal; no power, won't boot

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A: BLUE SCREEN: please check signal; no power, won't boot

Sounds like a bad power supply or a power problem that has damaged the motherboard.

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Hello. At 12:00 my laptop was working very well and then I closed the lid to hibernate.At 3:00 pm I opened the lid and then heard a rare very small crunch (???). The LED screen was always black and then the keyboard lights start to flash. What happened!!! - I disassembled the laptop, reseating the hard disk (ssd) and the ram and pressed the power button ... nothing changed. - I disconnected the CMOS battery and pressed the power button: Sympton:  The keyboard lights up for a second and then turns off again (the CPU fan works). No beep sounds and there is no LED screen signal or external vga signal. When a minute passes, the power light of the laptop goes out. Since then... - I have plugged in the CMOS battery again ... same result. - I pressed the emergency reset button ... same result. I do not know what I can do. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Got a weird one, i have a HP Compaq 6715s and it will not boot past the HP desktop screen with the power supply plugged in, but when i am running it off a battery it boots straight into the desktop. Tried this several times and it does the same thing, adapter plugged in wont boot past desktop screen, no adapter boots fine. I should also mention that once the laptop has booted if i plug in the power supply it starts to charge fine>>>???

A:HP Compaq wont boot past Blue HP Desktop Screen with power supply plugged in..

any help?

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Please Help. My computer has lost it. It will power up, the hard drive spins up but does not complete boot process the processor fan spins but there is no beep and the monitor says Check Signal. I tried the hard drive in my other computer and it works fine.
Thanks for your response

A:Boot Problem, no beep, check signal

did you get a power surge or cut before this happened?? How old is the machine?

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Hello ;3 guys i need help . As i play games for certain amount of time or even watch youtube my computer just glitch and the screen is freezed then it goes to blue screen which says no signal. I can hear everything in the background like everything works but i cant do anything unless i restart the pc and then it works fine for about again 1h sometimes 15min i dont know what does it depend on . Someone have any ideas?

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I unhooked my computer, which was running as beautifully as ever, and packed it away in it's original packaging so that our cats wouldn't mess it up when my wife and I were in Egypt for fifteen days. I put the boxes in a cool, dry closet.

We got back last night and I unpacked the PC before my suitcase. It was a bit slower than before but I figured it was just getting into the flow of being used again. My wife was away, so I got Mass Effect 2 up and running, which had been running perfectly before I left, and started to play. Two minutes into the game, my system crashes and I get a "blue screen of death" message.

I thought I noticed the memory dump reading "complete," but as I was turning off the computer, I noticed it said "physical memory dump '40'". The computer shuts down. I turn it on again - "No Signal" on the monitor. There was also a noticeable delay from the time I hit the power button to the time the computer started up. I turned the computer off again, but then the keyboard light and the mouse light remained on, unusual because they usually turn off with the computer.

I disconnected the monitor cables and the power cables, reattached them tightly, turned the computer on again, and it runs normally for 45 minutes. I'm looking through photos from Egypt and the blue screen appears again. I wait until the physical memory dump is complete before turning off the computer. Since then, I have not been able ... Read more

A:Blue Screen + No Signal = ;((

did you also reseat all the modules - memory, graphics cards etc and also make sure all the cables are seated and plugged in correctly

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Hey everyone, I was working on installing a new sound card on my ex's computer. Everything went well, I installed the software, then within a minute or two, I received the BSOD. The computer was shut down. I immediately went to restart it, but nothing shows up on the monitor. The fans are running, the light is on the front, but no signal from the monitor.

I have tried resetting the RAM and powering it off by holding the button for 30 seconds while disconnected from a power source.

Its an HP running Windows Vista. I can try and get more specs when I head back over there, but I am stuck trying to figure out what the problem could be.

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Hey i have a acer aspire 3000 i just got it from some relatives but when i turn it on its comes to life but not fully it doesnt have any booting beeps and the screen stays black not even a flash ive tried using linux and stuff but still nothing im desperate to get this working its my first laptop unlike all my desktops lol anyone have any ideas of whats causing it to do this? ive also tried plugging it into another monitor from its external plug and it apears its giving a signal cause its all a black screen as well untill i unplug it then the monitor says no signal and flashes(external monitor) please help me please lol im desperate

A:Power turns on but no beeps or screen signal?

Hi broken_biker69,

I'm just wondering if this is something quite basic. Please try the following:

Remove the Power Adaptor
Remove the Battery
Remove any other external devices (ie USB devices)
Hold down the ON button for 30 seconds
Then put the Power Adaptor in ONLY
Turn on the Power at the wall (just in case!)
Turn on the computer

If that works please reply (to this thread)

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I was getting a message of ' NO SIGNAL' off and on on my computer, I opened the computer and pressed firmly on RAM and all other connection which temporarily fixed the problem. After a while I again started haveing the NO Signal message. and after restarting it is a light blue blank screen. Can anybody help me to fix the problem. thanks

A:No signal message followed by light blue blank screen

Lets see if what you describe is a bsod caused by memory
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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HI guys
When booting up my laptop in "last known good configuration" mode i keep getting the blue screen of death and the laptop freezes and cuts out and is very over heated. When i have booted up in "safe mode with networking" the latop is still over heating but it dosn't freeze or i don't get the blue screen of death. I am also limited to what i can doin safe mode.
Any ideas what the problem could be please chaps?
Thanks in advance

A:Blue screen of death on normal boot up but no blue screen in safe mode ?

Exact wording of BSOD error message?
System manufacturer and model?
Conditions/events which may have led to this?
When did problem begin?

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*Curls up in a little corner and cries*

This is day three of my troubleshooting for a crash problem i've been having. It started about two weeks ago while playing dragons age origins, I would reach a cut scene anywhere from 15mins to 2 hours into the game and my monitor would suddenly loose signal. Most of the time I could hear the ingame music running just fine but occasionally it would loop and stutter too. Since DAO has notable compatibility issues with windows 7 64 and everything else ran just dandy I spent a day trying the following:

Updating my graphics drivers
Downgrading my graphics drivers
Updating my sound drivers
Disabling my sound all together
Playing on the lowest graphic settings possible
Assigning DAO one core
Disabling my anti-virius
Running as administrator
Running in xp-combatiblity mode
Installing the patch (1.03)
Running in windowed mode

None of which worked. In fact it all created a new problem: An inablity to restart, if i shut down and manually boot back up again everything is fine but most (read: not all) restarts either manually or via desktop fail sometimes with a memory dump bsod, sometimes just getting to a blackscreen.

So I completed two startup repairs and then restored to a point 7 days prior to any of my tinkering. It all seemed fine so I phoned home and begged a copy of xp to be posted to me so I could partition the HDD and play DAO that way instead.

In the meantime I downloaded and began to play perfect world international and bega... Read more

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This is going to be my first post on this forum and i am not sure if I am posting on the right place if so, feel free to delete it or move it where it belongs.

So... here is the problem:
A few days ago I connected my PC to my fathers TV. Everything was working fine until I decided to change the resolution. After I changed it I did not get blank screen instantly like you normally do if the resolution is not supported by the TV (which is not, but I found out that later). Then I restarted the computer and I got "no signal" on the TV, fans were spinning, hdd was spinning, my sound card glowing, and no power to my keyboard or mouse. I have no beeps too, but I can't say for sure because I noticed I don't have an iternal speaker.

Things I have done so far:
-Reset the CMOS
-test the ram and videocard on another computer, both working perfectly fine
-use different cables
-use different monitor that does not support that aspect ratio either and end up getting the same result
-remove the GPU and plug the HDMI cable on my mobo instead, same result
-remove the CPU power 4pin to see if something different happens. Yes it does fans spin for like 2 seconds and then the PC turns off
-plug and unplug HDD and SSD

I can test with my brothers CPU, but I will have to wait to get my thermal paste delivered to me

system specs:
custom build
OS: Windows 7 64 bit with bblean as default shell
MOBO: Asrock b85m pro4
PSU: corsair 600w 88%
CPU: i5-4670
GPU: R9 280X XFX
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A:Black screen (no signal), no beeps, no power to mouse and keyboard

some boards have internal speakers now. if you ever had beeps, you know that something failed.
and switching resolutions was not the cause
besides keyboard the hdd indicator on the case might give you an idea wether windows is booting and you do have a display problem.
i'ts a good idea to take the mobo out of the case, try to get mobo+ram+gpu to work. short-circuit power on pins on the mobo with eg a screwdriver to power on.
other than that, you can only swap parts until stuff works again. ram and gpu were smart starting points. i recommend PSU next. mobo is possible, cpu failure very unlikely. 1 in 10.000.

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With motherboard removed and power supply connected, monitor connected, ram in, CPU in, HD connected and Case Power Connector for front Push-Button "connected" the system acts like it's going to start but nothing shows up on the display and screen shows No Signal.
However, if I unplug the Case Power Connector for Push-button from the motherboard and start the system by shorting the two power pins on the motherboard ....then the system starts normally and the display works.
Does this indicate that I have a bad power connector, bad power button?  How do I solve this problem?  The power button is white when it does not start up.

A:Dell INSPIRON 620 Blank screen, Monitor No Signal, Power Button white

The power on switch is a replaceable assembly.  Which one depends on Mini Tower or Slim Desktop 620S.

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First i have to say this, its my first post and i hope i found the right place to post it and im not english to forgive me my speling mistakes...
So, lets get to my actual problem, ive had this pc for a long time with no trouble or anything, after coming back from a LAN with my friends my PC will boot and everything but gets no signal to the monitor, ive tried 3 different cables.. but none of them would fix it. Also when i first boot it, it will shut down automatticly after a few seconds, when i boot it again it "boots" like it used to do but with 2 fast beep sounds, 
Things i have tried:
1. Switching the power cable from PC and screen
2. Tried several monitors, so it needs to be a problem with the PC.
3. Switching out RAM
4. Checked all Cables
5. Removed everything and hold the start button for 30 secs
Thanks in advance!

A:PC will Boot but "No Signal on Screen"!

Make sure you have it connected to the correct video out on the computer.  Some computers have a video out from the system board and the one that is actually used is an add on card.
The other suggestion would be to reseat the video card as it may have come loose in the move.

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Hi, I'm new to this site, so forgive any faults in this post.

Machine had powered itself off at some stage.

When it is now powered on, normal activity appears to take place, fans start up, keyboard lights flash, and the hard drive appears to work (can feel vibration) but nothing comes to the screen.

Can it be simply that the video card is blown ? or are ther other options I can try before acquiring another video card. (type: Ge Force PCX).

A:No Signal to screen after boot

Hi TomArd and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

What you have is a fail to post situation, there are several reasons for this and the fact that the machine "just" turned itself off leads me to believe it may be more than just a failed graphics card.

We suggest when this happens to strip the system down to just the VGA card 1 stick of memory and of course the CPU, and see if it boots then, if you have more than 1 stick of memory try each one.

If at this basic level it doesnt POST then its time to swap out the VGA card then the memory and finally the board in an attempt to find out what has failed.

A failed PSU can also cause the problem of POST fail, if you dont have spare parts then your only option is to take it to a repair shop where the needed parts can be tested.


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My machine bug checked tonight, it has been freezing for a long time but finally generated a dmp file tonight, so I am happy about that.

Windbg says the following, can anyone help me determine what is causing this, or translate the windbg file?

System specs are at the bottom, thank you.


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [c:\windows\memory.dmp]
Kernel Summary Dump File: Only kernel address space is available

WARNING: Inaccessible path: 'c:\windows\i386'
Symbol search path is: srv*c:\symbols* http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;srv*c:\Symbols2*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is: c:\windows\i386
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.20941.amd64fre.win7_ldr.110408-1635
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03265000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03499eb0
Debug session time: Tue Apr 3 20:49:12.655 2012 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:40:42.200
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
PEB is paged out (Peb.Ldr = 000007ff`fffdf018). Type ".hh dbgerr001" for details
Loading unloaded module list
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A:Help with blue screen and bug check

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32.
To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.

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

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

The procedure:


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

To ensure minidumps are enabled:


* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump ... Read more

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Hi i can you guys pls take a look at my log? i keep getting frequent blue screen which says i have Dump of Physical Memory even though i am just surfing the net and also i am experiencing slow downs...suspect it's a virus...here's my HJT Log...i have already ran Adaware and Spybot S & D...

any suggestions??


Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 9:29:58 PM, on 5/16/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Software\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2004\Pavsrv50.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2004\AVENGINE.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2004\APVXDWIN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Meaya\Popup Ad Filter\PopFilter.exe
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A:Help! Pls check my HJT log...blue screen

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My computer has been running poorly recently and I've mostly assumed that it's because I've managed to burn one (out of two) RAM slots so I don't have enough RAM (2gb)
But then I remembered it used to run fine with just 2gb of RAM and decided to assume that one slot took something else with it and I planed on getting a new motherboard (and CPU, and RAM )

But now I have a different suspect.
My hard disc.

I realized that none of the above problems should influence game loading time yet it loads very slowly.
Furthermore, switching from the game, back to windows takes ages, but only the first time I do it so I assumed that it's because the games memory was put in RAM and the rest of the programs were put in a page file on the HD.

Finally, I decided to do a disc check in Windows. Since it doesn't let me do it with PC running, it scheduled it for the next boot up.
Decided to go to sleep and, so I don't waste time, just restart the PC and let it do it's thing through the night.
Last thing I remember is it going through steps 1-3 pretty fast and then taking ages on step 4.
In the morning, I wake up with a blue screen.

I restart it and it tried to do the scan again, I let him start and again, a blue screen.

When I cancel the scan it boots up normally.
I assume the scan wouldn't do something like that but I did set it to "try and repair".
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A:Blue screen after HD check

Next step is to test the hard drive with it's manufacturer's own diagnostic software (This, unlike the Windows Error Checker) checks the physical condition of the drive and will definitively tell you if the drive has failed or not.

The links are here: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

You will need to download the DOS version of the diagnostic software. This is an ISO CD-image file from which you can make a bootable CD using IMGBurn from here: http://filehippo.com/download_imgburn/

Make the CD then boot your PC from it. If the diagnostic software has a "Long" or "Extended" test, use that for the test.

The fact that the Error Checker cannot complete is fair indication that the drive is faulty, but the diagnostic test will tell you for sure one way or the other.

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Hello, Suddenly, While I was browsing the Internet and I was going to close the
Internet Explorer page.

But suddenly a blue screen happened, here is what it showed:

***STOP*** : 0x0000008E (0xc0606005,6x91CBBD01,0x80F03B98,0x00000000)
Win32k.sys - Address 91CBBD01 base at 91C00000, Date stamp 4a5bc2a2

And here is the file, which was saved in the Minidump folder:



A:Can you check this blue screen, please?

Hi & welcome.

Unfortunately this forum is for Windows Vista & your system is reported as being Windows 7.

Pleasse raise your own thread on the Windows Seven Forum, Crashes & Debugging: -


They specialise in Windows 7 & will be able to assist more.

Thank you.

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Hi, I recently built a computer for my first time. It was running fine whilst playing Arma 2, dayZ and dawn of war 2. I then installed Star Wars The Old Republic and everything went on fine until I went to play the game. The screen went black and the no signal message came up on my tv.

I could not do anything so I just turned my computer off and then back on again. When I then went to boot again in Normal mode, it just shows the windows logo and then does the same thing.

I have tried booting it in safe mode, and this works fine. I don't think it is anything to do with my monitor as it works in safe mode and also it's my tv which works with DVDs and anything on TV.

Could it possibly be something to do with the drivers? Although I have been playing other games fine until now. Or could it possibly be something such as a corrupt file or the game installed something else which won't work?

Someone also suggested that it might be something to do with the power going into the computer? They said it could be putting too mcuh power into it and it would cut out.

Any help would be much appreciated as I am still quite new to building PCs and stuff.


I could also put in my system specs if you guys need it?

A:Black screen no signal after boot

Try it: Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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When I don't have any drivers installed (like right now as I rock 640x480)I can boot up no problem. When I install drivers (have tried old/new/beta drivers, reseating card, etc....) I lose monitor signal between the transition of the Windows XP boot screen and "Choose your account" screen.

Windows XP SP3 (updated)
GeForce 8800GT (have tried stable AND beta drivers)

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I boot my computer but screen say no signal, also key board and mouse no lights, but the desktop is still on process. How can i solved this problem? pls... Help as....


A:boot computer but screen say no signal...


screen say no signal

This means that your monitor is not plugged into the Video card or the video card has failed.
Where do you plug your monitor into the computer? Do you have a separate video card? Or are you using the onboard VGA port (motherboard connection, see attached)? Make sure the connection is in tight.
If you have a separate video card, shut down the computer open the case and re-seat the Video card.

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Hi--I'm trying to install a Dominator FX 5500 AGP video card. Used to have a Rage 3D IIC PCI. I disabled the display adapter when I should have uninstalled the driver. Now I get a "Check Signal" message on boot when either card is plugged in. How can I get back to where I was before?? I can't get into BIOS. I never get that far. Please help me, good people! Thank you!!

A:Disabled display adapter now get "Check signal" on boot up

plug in the pci card back in then set the apature to agp not pci .

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I'm sure you all have addressed this problem before, bear with me. I'm a newbie at this. I have a DELL E510 w/ Windows XP. As computer boots up I get the blue screen with "Hardware Malfunction. NMI: Parity check. Memory parity Error. System has halted." Any help you could offer would greatly be appreciated. Thank you, Cloudy53

A:Blue screen: IMI; parity check

Hi Cloudy53,

May be the document on the link below may help you:

It says in the document to check your RAM, I suggest you use a spare RAM or a new/good/working RAM (no need to buy.. borrow if you can) and replace what you have currently installed in the computer (just for testing purposes). Start with that and post back what happens.

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this is the second time, well the third

my pc is new a month old
i uploaded the files

A:Blue Screen. Can someone check my files?

Seems to be caused by memory corruption, try running MemTest: Check your RAM


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Today I got a crash but I didn't see any blue screen, however I got a crash DMP file saved to mindump folder.

A:Can you check this blue screen error please?

Hi -

Bugcheck = 0x7a (,0xc000000e,,) = The requested page of kernel data could not be read in

Exception 0xc000000e = boot selection failed; device which does not exist was specified.

Check HDD.

Run chkdsk /r

Run SeaTools for DOS, LONG test - Hard Drive (HDD) Diagnostics - Sysnative Forums

Regards. . .



Opened log file 'C:\Users\x1\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\_99-dbug.txt'

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\x1\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\091713-41418-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.x86fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x82e37000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x82f7f810
Debug session time: Mon Sep 16 22:21:35.961 2013 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 8:31:40.584
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* ... Read more

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Hey I've been trying to trouble shoot this pc and so far I have the PC boot up CPU fans run, CD drive light blink, HDD spin etc but the screen shows it getting no signal. I have tried using a graphics card over the onboard video but the system doesn't have enough power to power the card. I think its a 250w psu. Have switched HDDs, switched ram, and cleared CMOS and still getting the same black screen as well as the lights on the keyboard flash for a second and the mouse light does not light u. Also switched between a working monitor and a tv with VGA input tried both VGA and DVI. Its an Acer M1201 AM1201

A:Computer does not boot, black screen(no signal)

Is the system speaker giving you any "beep codes"?

Do you have a spare GPU to try out?

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Now I'm guessing this should be in the hardware section, but I want to make sure it's not a software related issue.

To give you the complete story here, I was playing Madden last night when all of a sudden my computer rebooted by itself. No warnings or anything, just a black screen for a quick moment and then a reboot.
I thought it was a bit strange and waited for it to boot to see what it had to report, but to my surprise it booted up windows, got to my desktop and then did the same thing again, so I just let it sit there till today.
Now today I turned it on and it booted up as usual and worked fine for a couple of minutes until I was hit with a bluescreen with the error message 0x0000000A. Several reboots later I managed to get 0x0000008E. So after a bit of googling I figured I'd try to remove some of my ram sticks. I have 4x256MB, and I found at least one of them to be defective, because it always seemed to crash with that specific stick.
Anyway, I had one more 0x0000008E error caused by the defective ram stick during my ram test, after which the computer has completely stopped working.

Whenever I turn it on I get no screen signal and strangely enough I get a looping sound in my speakers. It sounds like a voice saying three words, although so distorted I cannot tell what. Also listening to the computer and keeping an eye on the light on my keyboard and mouse, it does not indicate that the computer is booting, which makes me doubt that this is just down to ... Read more

A:No screen signal and looping sound upon boot

Hi and welcome to TSG.
Are you hearing any beeps at startup?
No beeps can indicate either a Power Supply or Motherboard problem.

Try this if you feel capable to do so take out ALL of the cards ( RAM, Sound, Video etc ) and disconnect all of the connections ( IDE..Sata cables to Hard drive..CDROM - power to HDD..CDROM ) take off everything EXCEPT the 20 /24 pin power connection to the motherboard and the CPU.

Attempt to switch on now.
You should get POST beeps.

If you get the same problem then it could be the Power Supply Unit although the Motherboard is a possibility too.

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Hi guys

i bought a new HP laptop dv6580ee . always after the HP health chk starts , a blue screen appears with many warnings , and the windows restarts , how can i fix this problem.


A:HP Health check - blue screen of death

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Please help to solve the problem:
4 different times 4 different numbers





A:sick of blue screen! check the 0x numbers i get!

hi and welcome to the forum please check you do not have this update
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973879/#knownissue if you do remove it link curtesy of Rollin Rog

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I have had problems with my PC recently which has turned from bad to worse, at first the PC was very slow, but now it won't even boot up.

Before it stopped booting up I kept getting a blue screen error saying the system has been turned off or something, after that I got a bunch of code crolling down with the words, "system 32" and "driver"

Now when I try and boot up it skips the part where you choose your login account and goes back to the beginning.

I cannot even go in to SAFE MODE as the same thing keeps happening, it keeps restarting in a cycle.

What should I do ?!

Please check my log below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:40:29, on 19/06/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\IVT Corporation\BlueSoleil\BTNtService.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\CPQEADM.EXE
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A:Infected PC and now blue screen error please check log


When I try and go into SAFE MODE I get the following:

multi..disk..rdisk.. partition..drivers..

and it goes back to the beginning in a cyle and does not boot up

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I spent 4 and a half hours today on the phone with Dell (what a nightmare)! And they still didn't fix the problem. Two respected techy friends seem to think it's a registry problem and one of them recommended RegCure, but I'm very hesitant, esp after reading these posts! It started when I inserted a blank CD into my DVD RW drive and got the blue screen of death with stop errors and physical memory dump. It happened two more times after that and I called Dell. During the Dell support call, we discovered that when I insert a music CD or movie DVD, I no longer get the pop up window I've always received prompting me to choose from a list of actions. In fact, when I insert my thumb drive now, I don't get that prompt either! Seems like a Windows XP problem. Anyone have a clue what I could do to manually fix this in the registry?

A:Blue Screen of Death / Please check hijack log

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Dear fellow forum member,
Your help will be appreciated.

My PC is :
Product: NetVista personal computer 6276-55G
Operating system: Windows 2000
Original description: Intel Coppermine Pentium III 733MHz (256KB),
64MB, 20GB IDE HDD, Microtower (3x4), Intel 810e, 12X DVD-ROM, 56K modem, Windows Me

What I did:
Installed an extra 256MB Ram. At the same time updated the Windows ME through Microsoft Update site. STOP errors started comming
Removed the newly insalled RAM, No help.
Removed both new and old RAM and installed two 128MB RAM, No help.
Repartioned the hard disk to NTFS (originally FAT32), and installed Windows 2000, Still no help.

Blue screen STOP error mesages continues randomly.

For all these error, the Event Viewer says, "The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: .........."
Source: Save Dump, Event ID: 1001

I have done dumpchk and pstat. The results are attached in logs.zip
Dumpcheck of 11 Minidumps is dumpchk100605.txt
pstat is pstat.txt

Please have a look and give some advice.
Best Regards,

A:STOP errors, Blue Screen, Bug check

You must use windbg to format the minidump. Zip 5 to 6 minidumps to a zip file and attach it here. Techspot has an upper limit of 100K per attachment. I will study the dump and find out the culprit.

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My wife's computer has been infected with the System Check trojan.

I have tried to follow the self-help guide (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-system-check).

I was able to successfully run Rkill, but I could not get TDSSKiller to run in spite of trying several different file names.

So, I came here to ask for help. I tried to run dds several time, but each time, after several minutes, the computer crashes with a blue-screen kernel error.

Now I am stumped.

Thanks in advance for the help.

A:System Check Trogan and Blue Screen

Nevermind. I did not give up and dug through the forum here. I found a similar situation that was solved by Gringo (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic439319.html). I used fixTDSS and was able to complete the removal instructions successfully!

Thanks for having such a great site and great people.

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PC was running great.  Dog tripped over cord and unplugged it while it was running.  Now won't boot.  I had just run a chkdsk and everything was fine...no bad sectors, etc.  Now get error message "Hard Disk Short DST Check: Failed"  Cannot get boot sequence to go to my USB recovery to try to recover.  I suspect damage is to boot sector and not to the actual hard disk.  How can I get the PC to boot from the USB?  Failure ID: 60DPTG-0087D-9XPJXF-60QX03.  Is this drive 'shot' or can it be recovered AND can it be recovered with all my files still intact?  Please advise.  Many thanks.  

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My daughter called me and asked what was wrong with her monitor. She said that when she starts her computer she gets this message "Self check, check your PC and signal cable, monitor is working" and no other display...

kds x-flat monitor, onboard video, XP, AMD

She has unplugged and replugged the video cable several times... any ideas why this is?

A:Self check, check your PC and signal cable, monitor is working

That suggests that the computer is not booting, or if it is, there is no video output.

The monitor is simply saying "I am OK, but the computer isn't sending me anything"

A simple check to see if the computer is booting is to try the CAPS Lock key. Pressing it will toggle the CAP light on and off each press, if the PC is running.

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Hello, I am experiencing a strange issue with my system (P51, WIndows 10, M.2 Boot Drive, BIOS ver 1.46).  My system had been up for the entire week and had been working fine.  Last night I shut it down normally and it powered off, no updates or anything as far as I could tell.  I came in this morning and now it shows the Lenovo splash screen and then shows a black screen while the disk light stays on permanently.  This happens every time. I ran the Lenovo EFI diagnostics on my secondary drive (drive D, hard drive), motherboard, and memory.  All of these tests pass.  When I try to run diagnostics on my boot drive, it fails instantly.  Is this a BIOS issue?  Did my M.2 boot drive actually fail?  It is from the factory and this system is just over 1 year old.  Any help would greatly be appreciated.

A:P51 Windows 10 - Black Screen on Boot, Boot Drive Fails Diagnostics Check?

Alright,  I definitely think this is some strange BIOS magiks.  After exiting the EFI tools and letting the system reboot that way, it boots fine.  Several subsequent power cycles have gone normally. Note that before, manually powering down at the black screen did nothing, the system just booted back to the black screen.  It seems that simply opening the EFI tools menu and then rebooting clears this issue.  I have noticed this same phenomena when performing BIOS updates in the past.  In that scenario, the modern BSOD would appear instead of the black screen and the system would manually reboot after approximately 2-3 minutes.  The only fix was the same: open the EFI tools menu, then exit and let the system reboot. Has anyone had a similar experience?  Does anyone have a suggestion for this?  My system is working again, but this kind of thing should not be happening...

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I've had an XPS 8500 with NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 for a little less than 4 year now. Over time there have been several instances of faulty booting but they were easy to recover from after a re-start. Last year I upgraded to Windows 10 and since then the boot problems became more frequent. Often the system would hang on the DELL logo or on Windows' rotating dots and sometimes on a black screen. Again, after a re-start or two everything went back to normal.
Yesterday I tried to start the computer and this time nothing showed on the screen. In fact the monitor light indicated it was in sleep mode and NOT RECEIVING signal from the PC. I tried re-starting the monitor and got the standard "DVI No signal" message. The computer made the familiar noises otherwise: fans were on, the hard drive seemed to be working but nothing came on the screen.
I suspected this was a faulty video card and I tried to establish if the PC had really started up. I tried to search it on the LAN and pinging it to no avail. For the network the computer seemed dead.
Some additional info: I have one DVI cable connecting the PC with the monitor and an HDMI cable going from the PC to a receiver (home theater for sound and wall projector). I have noticed in the past that often the boot problems occurred after the "wrong" sequence of turning the system off and then on. E.g. shut down the PC, then shut down the receiver/projector and then turning the PC on again. It seemed to me ... Read more

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Hi members

My system has windows xp and it used to restart automatically. After I disable automatic restart I got BSOD 00000009C. My system is around 7 years old and by doing google search I found that it may have something to do with the CPU temperature.

Any thoughts on this would be helpful.



A:Blue Screen 0×0000009C Machine check exception

Hiya Gilbert.

It could certainly be caused by overheating, especially if it hasn`t been cleaned of dust for a while.

Take the side of the case off and give it a blow-out with an air-gun or can of compressed air which are (should be) available from your local computer shop and/or car accessory outlet ... maybe even B & Q or Wickes as well.

Pay particular attention to the fans on the PSU, graphics card and of course, CPU heatsink but don`t forget the hard drive area too as that can also accumulate dust and debris and cause some very odd behaviour.

Depending on how technical or brave you are, it`d be worth taking the CPU out, cleaning the mating faces where it makes contact with the heatsink, put a new blob of thermal compound on it and reassemble, not forgetting to re-connect the CPU fan !


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A:Blue Screen dxgmms1.sys bug check code 0x0000003b

I have asked for help in your other thread, as promised.

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 Follow below instructions: Please browse to the path: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump;Compress all files from there into one file using 7zip(free) or WinRar;Upload this file on any cloud storage service (example: MediaFire);Make a new post on the "Notebook Lockups, Freezes, & Hangs" board or make a new reply in the topic where you already mentioned about the BSOD problem. Please remember that you need to add there link to the compressed file. Explanation:The information contained in these files will help us to find out what is causing the BSOD problem. Resources:How to compress and upload Minidump filesHow To Make A Post - Video

A:Blue Screen (BSOD) showed up? Check this topic.

Hi daniel, I have the same problem for my hp DESKJET 2000, the blue screen error sometime appear.. this is my minidump links http://www.mediafire.com/?fktd9cs8v4y6gbd

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I hope I don't see that again. I haven't seen a BSOD in ages ... If it happens again, I'll have to look into it more. Standard drivers, nothing special.

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Hello im having a problem with my pc. I turn on my computer and the green light comes on it says signal is recieved but screen doesnt come up and there is no power to my mouse or keyboard. Would it be my mother board or my ram? i only have 1 ram stick so i cant verify if its the ram. ive tried it my 4 ports. and im using windows 10 home

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hey guys i've just gotten this error on my computer 0x0000009c and on the top it says MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION and right after i got this error i restarted and then after a few fail attempts i went and put my install CD in and went to the BIOs to change boot mode to CD and after that i click boot from cd and it starts booting then restarts at the windows 7 LOGO when trying to get into login screen at startup and restarts and i tryed it again and it just restarts so it wont even startup passed the boot LOGO. please help me i even tryed startup repair and i get 0x0000009c MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION still just like when the PC did it the first time. hehe i've even tryed USB instead of using disc to reinstall windows but it just restarts at the boot logo and never lets me do anything so i have no access to even get in windows. I also even tryed start from last known config and no luck.

if anyone had this and knows if it is a hardware problem or a windows problem please help me but if its a windows problem then why is the boot CD not booting up hmmm.

Extra Info: the first time it happened i was talking to some friends on teamspeak and listening to pandora and such nothing non normal it was the same thing i do everyday.

Also have no acess to windows as i cant repair it because the blue screen comes up and i cant start it up because it restarts and never starts up again so it just keeps restarting everytime i click "Start windows normally.

A:Windows 7 Blue Screen 0x0000009c MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION


Did the constant restarts occur after you performed a Start up Repair?

If so, it sounds like your machine is in a Start up Infinity Repair Loop,
follow this tutorial if that is the case:


If this is not the case then follow this tutorial:


Does the issue exist in Safe-mode?

The error 0x0000009c is usually related to a hardware issue. Similar to a STOP 0x124.
It may result from overheating, or from failed hardware - RAM, CPU, PSU, etc.
Also overclocking can cause that paticular error too.

I would suggest you check the hardware settings in your bios, starting with the RAM,
and restore default settings. Ensure there's no overheating of the system. If your overclocking....STOP.

Also please follow this tutorial:


Hope this helps.



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A:Please check my HiJackThis - computer blue screen, can't google search etc

I would like to cancel this post. Thanks.

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Today, each time that I power up computer after a few seconds, appears a Blue Screen with no numbers or letters displayed except the loading circle symbol spinning. After a few seconds have elapsed, I press the computer's power switch off, computer powers off without any requests for repair. Powering up again,carries out as normal power up procedure, computer now functions as normal.

A:Cause of a Blue Screen at each power up.

Are you saying that the problem is resolved?

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