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Q: Htpc idling


When i leave my htpc on by accident while watching a film, i usually come back to the htpc still on but the tv screen is sitting at the black "input 2" screen, as if the tv is no longer getting a feed from my htpc. When i move my cursor on my wireless keyboard, the image comes back and i see my paused movie.

If i want to stop this blackout from occuring, is it the tv or htpc's setting i must adjust and where exactly? Samsung tv here and running win 10 32-bit

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My case is at 19 degrees Celcius and my CPU is at 18.

My temp probes are good because theyve always displayed accurate information. I just opened my window next to my computer and the temp dropped like a rock. I'm using a Thermaltake Beetle running at medium speed and a poly-synthetic thermal compound. My CPU is even overclocked from 2 Ghz to 2.4 and it's still staying that cold. Is this normal?

A:...My CPU is idling at 18C

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So lately my laptop has been producing a lot of heat while not doing much work. This is probably because of a clogged air vent, but it also led me to believe the CPU was doing unnecessary work. What I found out via task manager is that explorer.exe is constantly idling around 20% CPU load. What I tried is ending and restarting the explorer.exe from the task manager
and deleting the content in the temp folders in C:/windows/temp and appdata/local/temp, then rebooting the computer. These two fixes are what I found most through google but they did not help.
I found out more people have had this problem and many of them were solved by this and other fora through DDS, FRST analysis and the like, so that is why I am posting in this particular forum. If you think I posted this wrong, please tell me.
Closing down explorer.exe causes a significant temperature drop in my CPU (from 75C to 60C). Also wmiprvse.exe occasionally pops up and uses around the same CPU percentage as explorer.exe, and killing it in task manager does nothing as it pops right back up (this may be entirely unrelated to the explorer.exe problem, but I thought I should let you know)
Many thanks in advance and if you need more info, please let me know.
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 31-08-2016
Ran by Paul (administrator) on PAULELITEBOOK (05-09-2016 23:02:26)
Running from C:\Users\Paul\Desktop
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Hey there,

Normally im used to leaving the PC on when going out etc.
But i've completely reinstalled my PC 3 days ago, and now everytime when i leave the PC for a couple of hours,
i get back and the PC got a BSOD and rebooted.

I've attached the dump files.

Thanks in advance!

A:BSOD after idling for a while

Why did you decide to completely reinstall your PC?

Your BIOS dates from 2011. Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any BIOS updates available for your system. Also check the readme file to see if they apply to the problems that you are having. Please be advised that flashing the BIOS is a very unforgiving process - and one mistake can physically damage your motherboard.

Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

I'm guessing that this is hardware/compatibility issues. Please start by running these free hardware diagnostics: Hardware Diagnostics

Also, please run Driver Verifier (according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings ) in case this is a software issue.

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

HECIx64.sys Tue Oct 19 19:33:43 2010 (4CBE2AD7)
Intel Management Engine Interface

Rt630x64.sys Wed Oct 19 08:12:55 2011 (4E9EBEC7)
Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters

The following is for informational purposes only.

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I have a 6300 core 2 duo that is running at 50% idling. pf usage reads around 230, and i have a gig of ram. Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

A:Help with cpu. My cpu is running at 50% idling.

Somthing must be using power somewhere. I have seen alot of downloadable programs that show you every process (sometimes it has things that 'task mgr.' does not show), or you could remove one software item at a time and see if one of them is doing it. Try rebooting (nothing else) and see if this occurs every time or just off and on. I've had it happen quite a few times myself and it is maddening.

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Hey guys,

Recently, my laptop has started getting BSOD errors especially when the laptop is idle (e.g. when I leave it on to convert videos or download sth). When I view the errors using Bluescreenview, it comes up as


I have attached the .zip file for reference.

Thanks for the help!

A:BSOD when idling

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Hey there people, I have a computer with 32GB of RAM. No matter what I am doing, it idles at 4GB or more RAM usage. I have gone down my process list and there is nothing eating up a lot of RAM. It is set to show all processes. I don't understand why it uses so much. It's not a problem, I have memory to spare I was just wondering why.

A:Idling with 4GB of RAM usage?

4Gb of 32Gb isn't a lot! That RAM isn't actually "in use" it is on standby ready to be used at a moment's notice.

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The dreaded BSOD 9F driver power state failure has been a problem for the last few months. HP dv7 laptop is about 1 1/2 yrs old. BSOD is random; sometimes a week can go by and at others multiple times in a day. I updated the BIOS to F.1B, the radeon graphics hd6770m driver is 8.830.6.2000 4/12/2011 with no improvement. sevenforums.zip is attached. What else do you need to know?

A:BSOD 9f while idling

Broadcom blue tooth driver. Try uninstalling the device and seeing if the crashes stop.

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I had previous BSOD problem before with this computer that was related to my ethernet's driver, and the solution given last time seemed to fix it. However, I am getting another BSOD which I believe is completely unrelated to the previous BSODs. If there was some sort of pattern of why this BSOD happens, I would post it, but it seems completely random and happens generally when I am away from the computer (when I come back, my computer has restarted with the message "Windows has unexpected restarted".

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:BSOD while I am idling

If you are overclocking any hardware, STOP. Reset any changed values back to default.

McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD's. Please remove it using its removal tool from here:

Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

Microsoft Security Essentials is recommended from a strict BSOD perspective.

Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Good and Free system security combination

Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for Netwsw00.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for Netwsw00.sys
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff88005ab005c, fffff88024e99448, fffff88024e98ca0}

Probably caused by : Netwsw00.sys ( Netwsw00+a005c )

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Hi Forum

i formatted my pc yesterday as i was concerned that my pc was using too much ram 3gb at the time Now its idling at around 5gb, now i have 16gb in here 4x4gb corsair sticks so perhaps this is nothing to worry about can anyone tell me if this is the case or not please

intel core i7 2700k sandybridge overclocked to either 4.5 or 4.7
corsair ddr3 4gb sticks 4 of

i generally run skype mIRC and google chrome thats about it, other than when i play GTA4 however when im not using that its generally turned off in my opinion 5gb just on 2 programmes and a web browser is a bit much but i know nothing i suppose lol

A:Pc idling is chewing on 3-5Gb of Ram

Lucky man. You get at least some use from your RAM that you paid with your hard earned money (I assume). There is nothing to worry about. Win7 has an excellent RAM management.

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I closed all my programs and my RAM is idling at 2.5 gigs. That seems like a lot to me. I have the internet and my web cam just opened with 2 other lazy programs and I'm at 3 gigs. I'm building another computer so maybe I need to stick 8 gigs of Ram in it?

A:Idling at 2.5 Gigs

You need to find out what is sucking up all that ram usage ,,,

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been using iTunes almost my whole life and it has had ups and some downs but recently it has been idling with 25 in CPU in windows task manager, I tried resetting the winsock netsh as one site had suggested but nothing happened.

Please tell me if I have forgotten any info!


A:iTunes idling 25 cpu.

Did you update all Apple software? QuickTime, Bonjour etc.

Tried with another account yet? User Account - Create
Also try a clean startup with Apple programs and services enabled, and see if it will behave. Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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everything working excellent, but 1 of 3 times i BSOD if i life the PC idle if i start it from beeing asleep.

Signature du probl?me*:
Nom d??v?nement de probl?me: BlueScreen
Version du syst?me: 6.1.7601.
Identificateur de param?tres r?gionaux: 1036

Informations suppl?mentaires sur le probl?me*:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

A:BSOD after idling

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So my power went out the other day for about 10 minutes, with my computer on. I turn it back on and its running really slow, like the start menu takes about a minute to open up and when i try to get on the internet it crashes, then takes about 3 or so minutes to open the page.
I have a compaq desktop computer running windows xp. If you need more info on my computer let me know. 
I opened task manager, and go to processes, and find there is a processes called SYSTEM that is making my computer run at 99-100% cpu usage. i looked up what SYSTEM is and its a normal processes, its what they call a "kernal". So im thinking there is a bad driver or something on my computer. I downloaded a program called Glary Utilities, and used it to analyze my drives, and found that the D: drive is using an abnormal amount of resources. So im thinking its something to do with the D: drive, whatever that is, I thought the only drives I had were C and the CD drive.
Im no computer expert, so before i did anything stupid i figured i would ask someone who actually knew what they were talking about. 
I did already restore my computer to factory settings, because i didnt have anything important on it, but it didnt do a thing. I ran a bunch of virus scans and found some viruses but i really dont think that had anything to do with it because the problem happened right after a power outage.

A:CPU usage idling at 99-100%

When the power went out it could have fried part of your ram. open the run box and type    mdsched.exe     Run the test. If no errors are found then check your hard drive with CrystalDiskInfo http://www.snapfiles.com/get/cdiskinfo.html If no problems are found there then open an elevated Command Prompt and type    sfc /scannow    and let that test run.

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My CPU is fine it's idling at 0% - 3% but my RAM is never going down passed 39%. I'm using the classic theme with minimal everything and I really don't know what's going on. I have 2gb of gaming RAM.

A:39% RAM usage when Idling?


If you download this, you will find out what is using your memory. Whatever the source, I do not think that it is a problem.

Process Explorer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

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Task Manager shows that my CPU usage is at about 60-100% when idling. The problem is that I can't find a single process that uses that much of my CPU, and each of the processes under Task Manager's "Processes" don't add up to this amount either, but to about 5-20%. HJT, Norton Antivirus 2008 and Trend Micro's HouseCall couldn't find any spyware or virus. An sfc /scannow found no corrupt system files.

At times, the CPU usage drops to about 10%, but if I open a folder on the start menu, it takes a few seconds to show the shortcuts, and the CPU usage goes up to about 100%. Opening normal folders, running programs and so on have the same effect. In addition, it takes almost a minute for my computer to shut down (on the "Shutting Down" screen). Booting up is a lot faster, but that might be due to the 1GB of Intel Turbo Memory installed. When booting up, however, CPU usage reaches 100% after about 10 seconds in Windows, which indicates that a process (malware?) has been run?

Thanks a lot!

Laptop specs:
Acer Aspire 5920G
Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
3GB PC6400 RAM
nVidia GeForce 8600M GT 512MB/1280MB
Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit
Mobile Intel® 965PM Express chipset
Phoenix BIOS v.1.3708

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Hello all, I come here after some help to solve the problem of my recurring BSODs, I have had 18 of them (well 18 minidumps are logged) since the 29th of August.

At first I came to think it was due to my PSU not giving off enough power when I leave my computer on overnight - even though it ran fine on WinXP so I turned off all powersaving settings yet it still occurs, and now it is happening while I am using it (just surfing the net or gaming).

My spec is listed - Everything is default, bar the GPU which came factory overclocked. The cpu sits at 30c - 35c and upto 50c when gaming, not sure about the GPU.

Here is the latest minydump and error (this morning)

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 3081

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880029C332D
BCP3: FFFFF880094F1F40
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Thank you for any help you can give.

A:BSOD - While idling and using

There's a possibility that the machine has been pwned by malware, although I should emphasise that's just a wild stab in the dark.

The crash has something to do with a driver called gdrv.sys, except the one on your machine doesn't look quite like it should, hence the pwnage theory, but that might just be a side-effect of the way that data has been committed to the minidump at the time of the crash.

Does that box have a Gigabyte motherboard? If so, you might want to make sure the BIOS and the motherboard drivers are all up-to-date. If not, I suggest panicking and running every anti-malware scan you can find.

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Hi folks..

I could use a little help please. I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop with 2 gigs of ram and a 2.6 processor that has always been just fine. Lately when I turn it on the processor usage jumps to 100% and that's even before I open any application at all.

It's not over heating as temp is a steady 40 degrees.. and the system processes show nothing at all. If I then try t open any browser and I have tried Firefox, Safari and IE, the all just freeze and lag terribly until the become unusable.

Here is my Hijack this log in the hope that one of you knowledgeable folk can perhaps pin point where the trouble may lie. Thank you in advance..
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 04:17:15, on 10/07/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16800)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesApp32.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\robotaskbaricon.exe
C:\Program Files\I8kfanGUI\I8kfanGUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

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A:Processor idling at 100%

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Hi BP!
I've got a little bit of a bizarre problem, maybe linked to a bitcoin miner. After about 20 min of usage my GPU will go from 5% (31celsius) usage to 99%(72 celsius) during idle and when I'm gaming I will go from 90fps to 22fps. I am using an nvidia gtx 660ti and I am monitoring with HWmonitor. I have used BP before and ran rogue killer which successfully terminates it but it does come back after a restart or 20 minutes. I'm hoping someone can point me in the direction of fully removing this from my system. Some other information, my CPU and RAM loads while this is happening are unchanging-they are not affected.
I have pasted in the dds log as well as attached my "attach.txt."
Any help would be very appreciated in removing this hassle.
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17496  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.67.2
Run by Axios at 7:05:36 on 2015-01-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.16279.12840 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {4F35CFC4-45A3-FC37-EF17-759A02E39AB1}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {F4542E20-6399-F3B9-D5A7-4EE87964D00C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *Enabled/Updated* {9BC38DF1-3CCA-732D-A930-C1CA5F20A4B0}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
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A:GPU Usage at 99% during idling

Hey my friend, Please download FRST (by Farbar) from the link below and save it to your Desktop.Download Mirror #1If you are unsure whether you have 32-Bit or 64-Bit Windows, see hereDisable all anti-virus and anti-malware software to prevent them inhibiting FRST in any way. If you are unsure how to do this, see THIS.Double-click FRST.exe/FRST64.exe (depending on which version you downloaded) to run it. (if you have Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8: Please do a Right click on the FRST icon and select Run as Administrator)When the disclaimer appears, click Yes.Click Scan to start FRST.When FRST finishes scanning, two logs, FRST.txt and Addition.txt will open.Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of both of these logs into your next post please.

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Everyone else with an 8800 GT says that they idle around 40c-45c; none of the people I read of specified their fan speeds.

When I first got the card, it would idle at 43c with the fan running 100%; now it Idles at 49c with the fan @ 100%, and 57c on "automatic". I just finished dusting the card (and the whole case) with a tech vac, but that had no effect on my gpu's temperature (however the cpu cooled 2c).

-The card is and has always been OC'd to 648/956.
-I always run my fan at 100%

I'm not sure what my load temps are; I'll go play crysis for a little and post them.

Any ideas of why I'm idling higher?

A:8800 GT idling to hot?

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i set up a HTPC recently, have an extra hard drive with all my movies backed up, have tried setting up sharing but it still won't show up to view on other computers on the network.
running windows 7 pro on host
windows 7 premium and pro on others.



That's a 3 steps process:
1. Enable printer/file sharing on the HTPC
2. Join the same network
3. Map the network drives of the HTPC to the client machines.

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Hi everybody!

First let me say, I have purchased a copy of Win 7 Ultimate upgrade from my university. I am NOT, repeat NOT, asking about pirated software. I am asking about a copy of Windows Ultimate 7 Upgrade.

I have had issues recently with my system. After a whole lot of BSODs and reinstallations, I have isolated the problem and subsequently relegated that computer to being a home theater PC. During the setup, I was installing Windows. When I put in the key, it rejected it. I input it about 10 times, each time verifying it, and it kept rejecting it. I have installed this copy several times before, and had no problems previously. This is a fresh install, and the installation went smoothly up until that point. I did let it sit for about an hour during the installation. It sat at the point where you put in the username/password and then the windows key.

What could I be missing?


A:HTPC and Win key

Welcome Dave

Try it this way, do not put in the key number and uncheck the box activate automatically.

When done activate by phone.
Activate Windows 7 by Phone

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I'm building a new Windows 7 HTPC and have, well primarily two questions:

1) What version of Windows 7 should I use?
2) How do I strip it down to the bare essentials?

I have Win 7 Ultimate on my current one and it just seemed stupid to have all those extra features on a PC that only runs Boxee and streams media. What I don't like is having a feature-rich OS running in the background that never is used. I assume using home premium is my best choice? I'd also like to strip down all the services that will never be used either, but I'm not sure which are essential or not.

The problem I'm having right now is Boxee tends to lag/lock up. Not a lot, but enough that I'm inquiring here. I assume it's due in part to windows using up resources in the background. The PC is a 2.4GHz dual core w/ 4GB of RAM, more than sufficient. It also does this more frequently when it wakes up from sleep or hibernation and I usually have to restart to get it running smoothly again.

I've heard you can run XBMC as a standalone OS. I've used it in the past, 4+ years ago, but the interface did not play well with my windows remote and so had to abandon it. I also didn't care for the layout/navigation either and at the time and loved how Boxee linked up with IMDB to get all the media information. I assume XBMC did it too (or now does it), though it never worked for me. Is there a similar thing like this for WMC too? It seems logical they would.

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A:Win 7 HTPC

All versions of Windows 7 are included on each DVD of Windows 7 no matter what version you get. Depending on your product key it will enable which version of 7. There isn't that much difference between Home Premium and Ultimate If you do not require XP Mode or Bit Locker then Home is fine for you. What you can do with any version of 7 is to disable Aero Glass , which is video card intensive, if it is not required in Boxee,

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Q: Htpc

Hi Is their a way to make text look more clear on a hdtv I have my sharp 32 inch 720 set up through hdmi and i have to get close to read text or zoom in is their a way i can make it more clear?

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I am putting together a HTPC for my vacation house to use w a 32 inch syntax HDTV.
I have seen htpc described from pentium III on up.
I have a amd 1100mz chipand 1/2 G of memory. Radeon 9600 board. Am gettingAudigy 2 zs
Monoprice HDMI switch
I will not TIVO
what benefit is there for getting a faster cpu/more memory?


A:htpc needs.

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Hi I posted a thread regarding my BSOD few weeks ago and it turns out it was my graphic driver which I have cleanly reinstalled following this forum's instruction but now it's giving me BSOD more frequently while I am just browsing or doing something that's light on my PC. Thanks

A:Multiple BSOD while idling

The BSOD is caused by the 802.11 USB Wireless LAN Card driver.

BugCheck A, {fffff6fb40c0c000, 2, 0, fffff800032c95e1}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr28ux.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr28ux.sys
Probably caused by : netr28ux.sys ( netr28ux+b214 )

Followup: MachineOwner
And the driver is too old.

fffff880`02445000 fffff880`02552000 netr28ux T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: netr28ux.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr28ux.sys
Image name: netr28ux.sys
Timestamp: Tue Sep 15 10:06:45 2009 (4AAF19DD)
CheckSum: 00103A77
ImageSize: 0010D000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Get the updates from Downloads - MediaTek. Most probably the USB (RT2870/ RT2770/ RT307X/ RT2070 RT357X/ RT3370/ RT8070/ RT5X7X/ MT7610/ MT7601) one will work for you.

Let us know the results.

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Hi guys, a BSOD occurred while idling, but while it happened, the monitor was in "Auto Turn off display" mode. To make things worse, the monitor was unable to go back on when I move the mouse or press the keyboards even though the PC still runs, I ignored it and went out for an hour, next thing you know the monitor was responsive again but it was at the windows login page, and a BSOD error windows pop out after login (din't print screen that). I do use the SF Diagnostic Tool to collect the info but I've no clue what error should I look for.

By the way, the unresponsive monitor issue had happened quite some time after I've installed the Sapphire R9 280X Toxic, and for some reasons, it also affect the shutdown period as well, it'll stuck on the Shutting Down screen for about 20 seconds which is quite slow cause the OS was installed in SSD.

Any ideas?

(P/S: Pardon my English, not very good at it)
Here's the Attachment of the information gathered:

A:BSOD while Idling, and with new GPU installed

Hi Yagami5159.

It is a desktop PC, as it seems.

Can you disable hibernate, at least as a test?

Then let us know how it is running.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800a5b0ab0, fffff80003ba93d8, fffffa800abf3820}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

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Hi everyone,

I just built a new system and I have been getting some BSOD's. They go so quick that I am not able to get the exact error number, but I have learned to disable automatic restarts, so if it happens again, I can record it.

But that last one I got gave me these details upon restarting:

Problem signature
Problem Event Name BlueScreen
OS Version 6.1.7601.
Locale ID 1033

Additional information about the problem
BCCode a
BCP2 0000000000000002
BCP3 0000000000000000
OS Version 6_1_7601
Service Pack 1_0
Product 256_1

I just built this new system. Its a Z77X-UD5H Gigabyte motherboard, Intel i5 3570k ivy bridge processor. I am using a 60gb Corsair Force 3 SSD for my boot drive and a 1TB HDD Western Digital Caviar Black as my Storage drive. I was getting the BSOD's before I even installed the Caviar Black, fyi. Also I am running Windows 7 64 bit Professional with SP1.

Ive run, Memtest and windows memory checker. My RAM is good, it is Corsair Vengeance 4gb x2 (total 8gb).

Ive even run Prime 95 and Intel burn test for several hours each and have been stable, no errors.

I am overclocked, but only slightly to 4.0ghz.

Let me know what else you guys might need. I appreciate the help.

Take care,


A:Getting a BSOD while idling. New system

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

If you are overclocking STOP

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

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

The procedure:

* 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 Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.


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I want to know if there is any way FTP can accommodate my needs:
I want to send a file from my laptop to my sleeping desktop via FTP over public internet. When my desktop is woken up later that day, I want it to download/replace that file.
If you have any suggestions on my idea below please tell me also.
I am going to create a one click 'send download' button on right click in chrome.
Right now I am going to run a batch file 30 seconds after login on the destination computer. It will check and see if a file says 0 or 1. If 1 it will open Chrome and set file back to 0. On the host computer, the right click will use SendTab to send a download link to my destination computer via chrome; it will also send a file that says 1 via FTP to the destination computer.
So when I click the right click menu option on a link, it will copy, new tab, paste, enter, send via SendTab, FTP file that says 1 to destination.
The next time I open the destination computer, it will download the file that says 1, open chrome, set file to 0, then chrome will open the download link tab and download the download I need.
Is there an easier way to tell another computer to download a file, while not on the same local network??

A:FTP between 2 computers: transfer when one is idling

This is really a question of whether you want to spend money or not and how big the file is. The data has to be stored somewhere whilst on the internet, which costs money... Which means you have to pay one way or another, or suffer low speeds and/or ads.

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Hey guys,

Was logged off last night about 9 pm and woke up at 7 am turned on monitor and had BSOD. Its happened last couple days and seems to only happen while Idling or after restart. Its the same PC I've been having issues with for the last year just don't have the funds to upgrade anything, else I would and toss this to someone else.

Included the SF files, which includes last 5 dumps, I think I just might have to keep dealing with this for a bit more.


A:BSOD while Idling overnight

All the bugchecks are different, as well as the probable causes. So it gives a hint of failing hardware, apparently; which is supported by one bugcheck, too.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff96000222e1d, fffff88002561980, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware ( win32k!DEVLOCKBLTOBJ::bLock+379 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Test your RAM modules for possible errors. How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest86+ for at least 8 consecutive passes.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark. Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark
Take a screenshot of the furmark window before closing it. Upload the screenshot for us.

Stress test the CPU. Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95
It saves the result as a .txt file in the prime95's folder. Upload the file for us.

*** Also, Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
And if you have libusb | SourceForge.net installed by any chance, uninstall it, at least as a test.

Let us know the results.

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Didn't think it'd be long before this rubbish started happening again...

So after upgrading my PC (apart from the graphics card) all was well until today, a good 2 weeks after doing so, I suddenly get a BSOD after I thought everything was fixed. Codes and stuff attached, system spec in my profile. I made sure to update all my chipst/USB/etc drivers the second I put the PC together.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA800B1E5130
BCP2: FFFFF880042FF768
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 000000000000000D
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

I did notice that somehow my Catalyst Control Center somehow updated itself to 12.4 from 12.3 ...don't know if that has anything to do with it. Also it's been unnaturally warm for England...GPU is cacking itself at around 53 degrees C, dunno if that's bad or normal?

A:BSOD while PC was idling (BCCode 116)

"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds.

If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating.

Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU.

Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference.

If so, it might be as simple as dust buildup and subsequently inadequate cooling.

I would download cpu-z and gpu-z (both free) and keep an eye on the video temps CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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I've been having a problem for about a month now. Ordinarily I don't ask for help because I'm pretty good at figuring them out myself but this one has me stumped. I have it traced down to the system kernel using up more cpu than is necessary. Right now, if I go into the task manager, and click on resource monitor, I can see that "NT Kernel and System" is using roughly 0.40-0.85 of my cpu. When it starts getting into 4-8 of my cpu, that's when the problems starts. It varies in the degrees that it occurs. Sometimes I can turn my display back on and the mouse only lags for a second or two. Sometimes I've noticed it can take up to 9 seconds to register that I moved the mouse. I've run full scans on Malwarebytes' Anti-malware, Spybot Search and Destroy, and Spyware Doctor. All of them came up with little things like tracking cookies, nothing that would indicate huge problems. I've run the "sfc /scannow" command which lately results in "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them." Also, upon starting my computer, I get a error message thats titled "msascui.exe - bad image" and it goes on to say something like "Msftedit.dll is unable to run under this version of windows. Please reinstall this application" or something of that nature. I'm more concerned about the random lag. Perhaps someone with a little more expertise can take a look at the resul... Read more

A:Vista lagging after idling for a while

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

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Hi everyone, I got a computer in feb this year, and for about 2-3 months everything was fine. Since then random bsods started to occur, but i mostly ignored them since I did not get one bsod while in a game. However lately they are occuring a lot more often, mostly when browsing. Also everytime i open my computer everything works so slow for like 2 minutes, it's a freeze but not so much, and when browsing every now and then flash will crash or chrome will stop responding for like a minute or two. I have a feeling the bsods and this are related. My build is:
Mobo: Gigabyte 970a-ds3p rev 1.0
CPU: AMD FX-6300 stock
GPU: Gigabyte R9 270x
RAM: Corsair vengeance 2x4gb 1600 mhz
PSU: Sirtec High Power Element Bronze 500 W
HDD: Toshiba 500GB 7200rpm 32mb
Drivers are all up to date, memtest runs fine, the mobo has the latest bios. I'm not overclocking anything. I've atached the dmp file, any help is appreciated
Also, ever since 14.11 beta drivers, the catalyst install thing says that the installation has failed, however when i reboot device manager says that I have the latest driver installed and CCC opens up just fine. No problem in games also. Can this be related to anything?

A:BSOD while idling and browsing

The fault is memory corruption. Test your RAM sticks with Memtest

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I just had a BSOD on my computer and I'm trying to troubleshoot it.

BlueScreenView reports the following:
Bug check: 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA)
Caused by: ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0

The only thing the computer was doing at the time was downloading a few games from Steam and the Windows 8 Release Preview ISO.

The .zip file is attached, as requested. Windows 7 is 64-bit, retail version. Full specs are in my profile. The computer was built ~3 months ago, and Windows was also installed at that time.

A:BSOD 0x50 when idling

Crashes are pointing to memory problems or driver conflicts.If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run the boot version of Memtest86+ paying close attention to Parts 2 and 3 of the tutorial. Also, in case Memtest86+ misses anything and comes up with no errors, run the extended version of the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool for at least five passes. These you may want to run overnight since they take a long time to complete (run them an hour before bed each of the next two nights and check before going to sleep that they are still running).

Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!

For Part 3: If You Have Errors: If you swap any memory components, follow these steps for ESD safety:Shut down and turn off your computer.
Unplug all power supplies to the computer (AC Power then battery for laptops, AC power for desktops)
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds to close the circuit and ensure all power drains from components.
Make sure you are grounded by using proper grounding techniques, i.e. work on an anti-static workbench, anti-static desk, or an anti-static pad. Hold something metallic while touching it to the anti-static surface, or use an anti-static wristband to... Read more

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Hi everyone,
I've been having constant but infrequent BSODs. They've been happening for maybe a year now, and I've finally decided to try and fix this issue. They usually happen when I put the computer to sleep or have it on standby for a long period of time. I would hibernate, put it to sleep, or just leave my computer on and I would come back later to find a BSOD message.

Attached are the dm log files

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? OS - Windows 8.1, 8, 7 or Vista?
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? x64
? What was the original installed OS on the system? Window 7
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? OEM
? Approximate age of system (hardware) 5
? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know) <1 Years
? Have you re-installed the OS? Yes

? CPU i7
? Video Card GTX 760
? MotherBoard Gigabyte
? Power Supply - brand & wattage Cooler Master 520watt

? System Manufacturer
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)

Laptop or Desktop? Desktop

I encounter BSOD since 29 sep
My Monitor will show Standby (i suppose it can't detect the Video Card anymore)
then i will force restart the PC by holding the power button.
it occurs faster now seem to appear in every few hours once.
Please assist thanks.

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So for the past few months I was getting random BSODs mostly while being idle. I only had the time to reformat a few days ago and I still get those BSODs. Yesterday I got 2 BSODs while playing League of Legends, but like i said most of the time i got the BSODs while being idle.

I don't know what is causing them, help would be appreciated. I attached the dump files and everything else.

A:Random BSODs, even when idling

Take memtest. Run for 8 passes and test each stick in a know good slot for an additional 6 passes.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+

The goal is to test all the RAM sticks and all the motherboard slots.

Check your motherboard manual to ensure the RAM sticks are in the recommended motherboard slots. Some motherboards have very specific slots required for the number of RAM sticks installed.

If you get errors, stop the test and continue with the next step.

1. Remove all but one stick of RAM from your computer (this will be RAM stick #1), and run Memtest86 again, for 7 passes.*Be sure to note the RAM stick, use a piece of tape with a number, and note the motherboard slot.
If this stick passes the test then go to step #3.

2. If RAM stick #1 has errors, repeat the test with RAM stick #2 in the same motherboard slot.*If RAM stick #2 passes, this indicates that RAM stick #1 may be bad. If you want to be absolutely sure, re-test RAM stick #1 in another known good slot.
*If RAM stick #2 has errors, this indicates another possible bad RAM stick, a possible motherboard slot failure or inadequate settings.
3. Test the next stick of RAM (stick #2) in the next motherboard slot.*If this RAM stick has errors repeat step #2 using a known good stick if possible, or another stick.
*If this RAM stick has no errors and both sticks failed in slot#1, test RAM stick #1 in this slot.
4. If you find a stick that passes the test, test ... Read more

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Hi, got a bsod while the computer was on desktop doing nothing.

Info of the system:
? OS - Windows 7 x64
? Downloaded windows 7 x64 professional from MSDNAA for universitys
? age of hardware is 1 week, more or less.
? Age of OS is the same

? CPU: Intel i5 - 2500k, overclocked to 4,4ghz with AI autotuner (havent done it manually)
? Video Card: Asus geforce gtx 560 Ti
? MotherBoard: Asus P8Z68 V-PRO
? Power Supply - Corsair TX850
? HDD's: Kingston hyperx 120 gb SSD and samsung spinpoint F3 1 TB

I built the computer myself and its the first time i did it aswell. Been getting a few Bsod's but i think i fixed some by looking up on google and updating drivers. But this one i have no clue why it happened. I attached a minidump file, if thats any help.

A:bsod by just idling on desktop

Hi -

The lone BSOD was VERIFIER_ENABLED, but named no 3rd party driver. The cause here = hardware failure

Bugcheck = 0xf4 (0x3,,,) = a critical process suddenly terminated

Exception code 0xc0000006 was noted = I/O error

Your Kingston HyperX SSD is #1 suspect here.

See what SSDlife says - http://www.handyarchive.com/Utilitie...6-SSDLife.html

Regards. . .





Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\102211-14788-01.dmp]
Built by: 7601.17640.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506
Debug session time: Sat Oct 22 12:02:40.452 2011 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:48:08.295
BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8008fc3b30, fffffa8008fc3e10, fffff800033ce8b0}
Probably caused by : wininit.exe
PROCESS_NAME: wininit.exe
Bugcheck code 000000F4
Arguments 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`08fc3b30 fffffa80`08fc3e10 fffff800`033ce8b0
BiosVersion = 0801
BiosReleaseDate = 08/15/2011
SystemManufacturer = System manufacturer
SystemProductName = System Product Name
MaxSpeed: 3300
CurrentSpeed: 3399


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Window 7 home premium 64bit, random Blue screen at time and even idling. :S

A:BSOD happened. Even when idling :S


There is only one dump of 8-20-2012.
Did you get any BSoDs after that?

Seeing the one dump I would suggest you to uninstall ESET and use MSE (At least to test)
→ Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it
→ Disk Check

Also look for an update on your BIOS version:

BIOS Version/Date INSYDE V1.16, 8/9/2010

Observe if your system is stable.

If not, Take memtest. Run for 8 passes.
→ RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Usual causes: Defective hardware (particularly memory - but not just RAM),
Faulty system service, Antivirus, Device driver, NTFS corruption, BIOS

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 50, {fffffb5801eba8bb, 0, fffff80003ed0d7f, 7}

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiAgeWorkingSet+425 )

Followup: MachineOwner

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Ok so .. My PC gets a BSOD sometimes when it's idling. For example, i was reading a book once and my system was just idling next to me. Then it had a BSoD, which kinda scared me :) After that I searched google for that problem, ran Windows's own memory test and it came out clean. Specs are:

Motherboard: MSI G41M-P28
CPU: Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6600 @3.06Ghz
GPU: AMD Radeon HD5770
RAM: 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz
HDD1(primary): Samsung HD502HJ 500GB 7200RPM
HDD2(secondary): Samsung 80GB 7200RPM
PSU: Xilence 550W

Im pretty sure that was all of it, if you need some more info then tell me :)

A:[SOLVED] BSOD when idling

Can you provide the minidumps? They should be in the Windows/Minidump directory. Zip em up and send em on over.

Also, future recommendation: the memory test that comes with Windows has been known to fail at finding memory issues in the past. Memtest86+ is more thorough and accurate.

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I encounter BSOD since 29 sep
My Monitor will show Standby (i suppose it can't detect the Video Card anymore)
then i will force restart the PC by holding the power button.
The occurs now appear to be every few hours once.
Please assist thanks.

A:BSOD while idling / video

Hello and welcome chaoprokia my friend some system specs up front would be really helpful see this
System Info - See Your System Specs

Now not being a great reader of those dump files yet - I think it looks like a graphics driver problem so we need those specs asap

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Hey !
It has been a few days that, everytime i go to sleep or afk, the time stops and I have to set it back when I'm back !
For instance, yesterday i left at 0:12am and today the time was stuck at 00:50 or something like that. So what I did is go to time settings to uncheck then check again the "set automatically" button.
I don't know what to do, I already tried to completely reset my pc but it didn't change anything to that problem ..
Do you have any ideas ?

I hope my english is not so confused

A:Time stops when idling

Bad MB/BIOS battery?

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I have a custom built rig that I made maybe 4 or so years ago that is now having issues with BSOD. Now for some background:

3 days ago, my computer decided to start locking up on the Welcome screen (Windows 7 64 bit retail). I tried using a windows repair and it detected nothing wrong. So I decided to reformat and be done with it. Threw in Windows disk and bam, straight to desktop....wait what, BIOS was borked and ignoring set boot order. Took out CMOS battery, shorted the jumpers to kill remaining power, replaced battery with new one. Reinstalled without a hitch.

Now last night, after working fine in the afternoon, the computer decided that it would now give me a BSOD (STOP: 0x000000F4 a process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or terminated). I replaced the SATA cable (connection was warped on wire) and ran a checkdisk on the SSD, same issue. I unplugged everything except OS drive, video card, and 1 stick of RAM. Rebooted and crashes with same BSOD. Tried other RAM stick in a slot I never used, same response.

This error is not creating dump files, the BSOD says both "Collecting data for crash dump..." and "Initializing disk for crash dump..." but nothing else saying dump was successful.

What else could the problem be? I can only think its maybe the SSD (doubtful) or the motherboard.

A:BSOD while idling or playing

It is most likely software. If you can boot into it check for DMP files first if not give us the event viewer logs
We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

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

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder. If empty (or non existent) please look in the following folders. C:\windows (the dmp should be called memory.dmp), and C:\windows\LiveKernelReports\Watchdog.

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... Read more

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Hi guys,I bought a new 510-15IKB (i5-7200U type). It came with DOS, I installed win10 and configured everything, installed drivers etc. My problem is the fan, it keeps working constantly in idle, even on battery, on battery saver mode, so it just totally neglects the energy management settings (passive cooling, etc.) and CPU temps (34 Celsius and the fan keeps working).The fan is working in its lowest state (maybe, never heard it be quieter), so the problem is not a loud fan, rather that the fan never turns off during idle. I'm an IT guy, I know how to make things work etc, but this just can't be solved by me.What I tried:- Restart etc.- Reinstall drivers from support page downloads- Install newest drivers from parts manufacturers (intel etc.)- Set different energy management settings- Updated UEFI to newest version (3JCN23WW)- updated win10 totally- ran malwarebytes anti-malware and kaspersky internet security 2017, both finished without finding anything- restarted with discrete graphics turned off in uefi- restarted with fast boot turned off in uefi- even tried it using an Ubuntu live session and it is the same And there is a strange buzzing sound on movement if it is perpendicular to the surface of the fan, it's really quiet, but happens on smaller movements too, and it even happened once while the laptop was completely still on the table. This part of my problem might be totally normal, so my bigger problem is with it not turning off.It seems like a UEFI problem... Read more

A:Ideapad 510-15IKB fan never idling

Tried reflashing the same BIOS but it did not help anything (as I tought it wouldn't).Moreover, the fan made the buzzing sound again, I could make it go away by tilting the whole laptop 90 degrees back to vertical position and then to horizontal.

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Also, it goes to 93 load. I don't know whats wrong.

What should the temps actually be?

A:Should the 9800 GX2 be idling at 67 C with 85% fan speed?

Not familar with that card but seems to be running alittle hot

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Hello, I have had some issues with my laptop running very hot even when it's not used. I figured out that it was because of my cpu running at around 80% all the time. This of course, is causing a cpu idle temp of around 65c and a quickly depleted battery.

The computer (a Sony VAIO SVS1513C5E) have two modes (Stamina and speed) that switches between silence mode (low effect and integrated graphics) and high performance mode (hybrid graphics, high performance). CPU temp is at 65c when running in 'silence' mode (can't say that it is very silent, given the fanspeed to cool down the computer). High performance increases this to 75c (still idling!), and increases the fan volume by quite a lot.

I did scan it with windows defender, without anything coming up. I am also running process explorer at the moment, it says that system is using ~20% cpu, services.exe a tad above 20% and around 20% idle. The rest of the processes are using a total of around 2-3%, leaving 37% (?). The 20% from services.exe seems to be mostly svchost and some intel bluethoot driver (that I will be uninstalling, as I dont use bluethoot anyways).

Needless to say, I can't leave it like this. Does anyone have any tips on what to do/try next?

A:CPU running at ~80% when computer is idling

So.... I uninstalled the intel bluethoot driver/software and restarted as I thought it was uneccessesary to spend 5% cpu on something I don't use. Now the computer is using 1-3% cpu when idling, it turns out that intel drivers was draining a little bit more than 5%.

It might have had something to do with me uninstalling some intel wireless software earlier (there are some issues with the newest drivers for my wireless card, and the wireless software for windows 8 is more than good enough). Either way, the problem is solved, so I no longer need any help

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