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Q: comp going slow, crashing sometimes, here's a log

My friend says her computer is running really slowly. Here is an HJT log. She has a gig of ram so it seems like it shouldn't be running badly. I ran Ccleaner, spybot, deleted temp files, prefetch, did some basic cleaning up. But HJT is getting error messages, so i figured I'd post this first.

I got this error and another one when I ran the HJT. The other one I popped up twice but got replaced on the clipboard by this one it seems. After I ran it a second time the error did not pop up.
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An unexpected error has occurred at procedure: modMain_CheckOther1Item()
Error #5 - Invalid procedure call or argument

Please email me at [email protected], reporting the following:
* What you were trying to fix when the error occurred, if applicable
* How you can reproduce the error
* A complete HijackThis scan log, if possible

Windows version: Windows NT 5.01.2600
MSIE version: 6.0.2900.2180
HijackThis version: 1.99.1

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I got this error and another one when I ran the HJT. The other one I popped up twice but got replaced on the clipboard by this one it seems.






Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1156396247\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Clean Access Agent\CCAAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqimzone.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\hpq\Shared\HPQTOA~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\MYHP~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...lion&pf=laptop
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ecu.edu/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...lion&pf=laptop
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...lion&pf=laptop
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = 168.94.74.68:8080
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QPService] "C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [eabconfg.cpl] C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe /Start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cpqset] C:\Program Files\HPQ\Default Settings\cpqset.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RecGuard] C:\Windows\SMINST\RecGuard.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Reminder] C:\Windows\CREATOR\Remind_XP.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpWirelessAssistant] C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HostManager] C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1156396247\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IPHSend] C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\IPHSend\IPHSend.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!ewido] "C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe" /minimized
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISUSPM Startup] C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISUSScheduler] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Aim6] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\Launch\AOLLaunch.exe" /d locale=en-US ee://aol/imApp
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Clean Access Agent.lnk = C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Clean Access Agent\CCAAgent.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Photosmart Premier Fast Start.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=Q106&bd=pavilion&pf=laptop
O16 - DPF: {0EB0E74A-2A76-4AB3-A7FB-9BD8C29F7F75} (CKAVWebScan Object) - http://www.kaspersky.com/kos/eng/par...an_unicode.cab
O16 - DPF: {5F8469B4-B055-49DD-83F7-62B522420ECC} (Facebook Photo Uploader Control) - http://upload.facebook.com/controls/...toUploader.cab
O20 - Winlogon Notify: NavLogon - C:\WINDOWS\system32\NavLogon.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher (DefWatch) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
O23 - Service: ewido anti-spyware 4.0 guard - Anti-Malware Development a.s. - C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
O23 - Service: hpqwmiex - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: LightScribeService Direct Disc Labeling Service (LightScribeService) - Hewlett-Packard Company - C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect Service (navapsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
O23 - Service: SAVRoam (SavRoam) - symantec - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Network Drivers Service (SNDSrvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec SPBBCSvc (SPBBCSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec AntiVirus - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe


here's this if it helps:


ewido anti-spyware - Scan Report
---------------------------------------------------------

+ Created at: 5:43:21 PM 10/1/2006

+ Scan result:



C:\Documents and Settings\My HP\Cookies\my [email protected][2].txt -> TrackingCookie.Statcounter : No action taken.
C:\Documents and Settings\My HP\Cookies\my [email protected][2].txt -> TrackingCookie.Yieldmanager : No action taken.


::Report end


One other thing, when I dowloaded spybot, HJT, and ewido, her symmantec kept going crazy and alert warnings of adware.zango popping up on her symmantec av autoprotect. also I just keep getting backdoor.hackdefender. and it keeps coming back. but then I restarted the computer twice and it didn't come back again.

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Preferred Solution: comp going slow, crashing sometimes, here's a log

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You guys have helped me a lot in the past and i appreciate the help again. Here are my logs.
 
Problem is avast wont activate and ive crashed a couple times, comp is running very slow.
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2015
Ran by Brian (administrator) on BRIANASUS on 03-06-2015 20:48:22
Running from C:\Users\Brian\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian (Available Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Windows\System32\FBAgent.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
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(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\AsLdrSrv.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
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start

CreateRestorePoint:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
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My computer has been running a bit slow lately, and i get constant popups in sets of 20 or 30 that will not close, and randomly my computer will have black and blue lines run across the screen, or will completely blank out, i have had some issues with freezing and then it wil begin to make noises at me if i touch any keys or click, not sure whats wrong i suppose i just post my log?

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\p2phost.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdSync.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
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A:Comp a bit slow, uncloseable popups, random comp shutdowns, freezing

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Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select Perform Quick Scan, then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:

If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.
 

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of thi... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

As a rule, you use:
1 firewall
1 antivirus
* Norton is not the best program around, and it's a resource hog, but since you bought it, you'll have to live with it until it expires.
* Using more then one of each is asking for problems (conflict).
As for antispyware programs, you can have as many, as you want, however, I wouldn't use more then 2 as startups, since you want fast computer.
Your computer specs look very good, but the lower number of startups, the better (this is another thing to check).
As for antispyware, I'd keep Spyware Blaster as a startup program, and I'd add a-squared: http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/
You may want to run others, you have once in a while, or when any problem arises.

In addition, you want to keep your computer clean of garbage, and for that purpose, you want to get CCleaner: www.ccleaner.com

Once a month, you want to run defrag. I recommend free jkDefrag: http://www.kessels.com/JkDefrag/ instead of Windows defrag.

That's about it. If you have more questions, please, ask.
 

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of this ... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

Well dude.. i would just go with ad aware.. it wont really slow the comp down

somthing activly scanning such as norton avast etc.. will slow your comp down by taking resources... just go with a scanner like adaware that doesnt use resources..

EDIT: Norton sucks... seriously

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ok im not sure if this is a hardware or software problem.. but i thought id start here....

so my computer is running really slow, the internet nearly doesnt move, and then ramdomly my mouse will freeze and the computer restarts, it isnt a consistant amount of time before this happens sometimes the computer can be on for a few hours, other times 10 minutes. i havent even attempted to play any games with how it is running.

here is the hijackthis

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 7:54:14 PM, on 4/8/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdmcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Scan Server\bdss.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender10\vsserv.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Anwar Huneidi\Desktop\hijackthis\HiJackThis_v2.exe

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A:comp keeps crashing..

download gmer rootkit detector from http://gmer.net

unzip it & double click the gmer.exe file

select rootkit tab & press scan

when it has finished press copy & post back the log it makes

also select the autostarts tab & do the same there

then

Download catchme from
http://files.thespykiller.co.uk/catchme.exe to your desktop.

Double click the catchme.exe to run it and then press scan

when it finishes if there are any files listed in the window press zip to make a copy of any files to submit if we ask for it

the catchme.log should open automatically, if it doesn't then it will be on the desktop, copy the contents back here please
 

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my computer keeps crashing randomly. the OS is Windows xp sp3. i have been trying to fix it for a couple days now and nothings been working this is the error code i get when it restarts
bccode :1000007f bcp1 : 0000000D bcp2 : 00000000 bcp3 : 00000000 bcp4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1

itll restart after it crashes by it self.

it says something about mini dump file..
C:\DOCUME~1\Tyler\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER287c.dir00\ mini dump.. i dont remember the rest. and the other ones the same but at the end it has sysdata.xml
everytime it crashes the WER.. part will change. please help thank you in advanced.

heres the exact files C:\DOCUME~1\Tyler\LOCALS~1\TEMP\WER2938.dir00\Mini101208-05.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Tyler\LOCALS~1\TEMP\WER2938.dir00\sysdata.xml
my computer just crashed so i was able to write them down.
 

A:Comp crashing

0x7F errors can be caused by a myriad of issues including both hardware and software but the problem is that finding out exactly what is the cause takes some work.

So please read this link http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51365.html read and follow the directions.

Get back to us if these help or not.
 

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can someone tell me whats wrong with it? here are the last 3 dump checks...

my comp keeps randomly crashing now....i dont know whats going on. i dont think there are any viruses or anything...

i just dont know whats going on...
 

A:my comp keeps crashing!

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ok i recently just bought my new mobo and cpu, well everytime i run IE or try to play a game the program crashes. also when ever i install xp or such i get the OOBE error, so it does'nt let me activate it or anything. ive ran mem test and everything is good, ive tried win 98, 98se, xp home and pro and server 2k3 all does the same, i have also install redhat 9 and it crashes upon install. so i know its a hardware issue but i have took everything off except video card and i have replaced it twice, still same thing, i have update bios to the 2/17/2003 verision thats the latest i could find, if anyone else finds one newer it would be greatly appricated. any ideas??


chaintech 7aia5 mobo with via chipset
xp 1800+ cpu
nvidia geforce4 mx440 64mb pci
256 pc133, actaully i have 512 but not installed
40gig wd hd
soundblaster live sound card
 

A:comp keeps crashing HELP

Are you sure the Athlon XP processors are supported by your motherboard?
 

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I'm not even sure where to start. All of my programs keep freezing and I can't shut down my comp or the programs before a million windws pop up and and I can't contol them so I just unabled my wifi and turned it off. Now it takes 10 min + to start and all my stuff (fonts - settings)looks different and my internet loads but never goes anywhere buy my homescreen. Please help me if you can. I tried to run registry booster and got 800 errors and I didn't know if I should delete / fix that many b/c I don't know what they mean or do so I just closed it. Can anyone tell what I should do?
Thank you,
Melissa
 

A:Please help whole comp crashing

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Hello, not sure if this is a hardware problem or a software problem. But my brother's computer is crashes spontaneously, usually when he either runs a game or is using internet explorer(tho one time he left his computer on and left the room and came back and it was off, then he got an error message and we had to use the recovery console to fix it). Anyways, it works now, thought highly doubt it will stop from crashing again unless I do something. What steps would I take to ensure that it won't do that?

He's got windows xp home and avg free virus protector, windows defender, and I have ran the defrager, disc cleanup, scan disk, and scanned with windows defender and the avg free. Is there any other measures I can take to maybe fix an internal system error that keeps crashing his computer? or do you think its his ram cards(running dual 1 gig sticks, so 2 gigs total) or processor that's doing this?

Any help would be great. Thankyou and sorry if I posted this in the wrong category.

A:Comp keeps crashing

We would have no way of diagnosing the problem unless we have the error codes.

Do you receive a blue screen when it crashes?

Navigate to C:/Windows/minidump. If there any files there - zip them up and upload to your post.

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Not sure where to post this but after playing World of Warcraft or too much multimedia playing, comp would crash. It would just freeze up.

It all started when I fooled around with Regedit and played around with the memory management and page pool size settings etc. I've set it back to what it was before but that didnt seem to have done anything.

Im thinking it had something to do with that or perhaps memory if not overheating.

How can I pinpoint my problem more?

Any scanners I can download etc?
 

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any help please keep getting following blue screen message

stop: 0x0000007A

(0xC0567C88),(0xC0000185),(0x19E26BEO),(0xACF910000)

and comes up with following

C:\Windows\Minidump\081610-20217-01.dmp

which I cant open
its sending me nuts!!!!
Thanx
 

A:Comp keeps crashing

How to find and post your Minidump Files:

My Computer > C Drive > Windows Folder > Minidump Folder > Minidump Files.

It is these files that we need (not the folder). Attach to your next post the five most recent dumps. Notice the Manage Attachments button at the bottom when you go to post the next time. You can Zip up to five files per Zip; if you only have one or two you don?t need to zip them, just attach as is. Please do us a favor and don?t Zip each one individually.
 

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System:

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
8Gb Ballistix RAM @ 1333Mhz
Core-i5 3470 @ 3.2Ghz
Gigabyte H77M-D3H Motherboard rev 1.0
120Gb Samsung 840 SSD
500Gb Seagate HDD
450w XFX Pro Core PSU

last week I started having random crash issues (when turning on comp after leaving it in sleep), it seemed to have a long pause when turning on, i would get a message that boot failed from BIOS, I would reset and it would start up the 2nd time with "windows did not shutdown properly" message, I also had other issues appear so I re-installed windows about a week back...well.. went to turn on comp tonight and nothing was happening for a while, then eventually it started with the "Windows did not shutdown properly" message... I left the computer in a sleep state last night, she used it this afternoon, she said she went too shutdown but it reported I was logged in so she walked away from it, so it should sleep after 10 minutes...

...anyway, when it started the avast service was running and set to automatic in the services menu...I had this service set too manual in both her and my account with the tray icon set not too load either - basically I dont have it running but I have it installed so i can load it when I want with my ON/OFF scripts... the event viewer doesnt say anything other than shutdown at 4pm ish was unexpected... personally I think its shutdown illegally for some reason, but when booting immediately after one of these "crashes" it crashes again...th... Read more

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Hi guys,

For some reason my comp is crashing after about 2 minutes of being switched on. Very frustrating!! I have done a housecall scan which showed up a few things but would not delete one specific infection. I will try and get the name of it for you.

In the meantime I have a HJT log just in case there is anything on there. By the way, I did the log whilst in safe mode but will reboot and do another one for normal Windows.

Thanks in advance...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:31:50, on 17/02/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Paul\My Documents\Security\hijackthis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.blueyonder.co.uk/blueyonder/index.jsp
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.wanadoo.co.uk/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.blueyonder.co.uk/blueyonder/index.jsp
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.qsrch.com/
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A:Comp Crashing...Please Help!!

Hi guys,

Just rebooted, so far comp hasn't crashed! The hjt log for normal windows is:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:39:23, on 17/02/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\blueyonder\PCguard\fws.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\blueyonder\PCguard\RPS.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\VM_STI.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Eraser\eraser.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\blueyonder IST\bin\mpbtn.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Paul\My Documents\Security\hijackthis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.blueyonder.co.uk/blueyonder/index.jsp
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I curently have XP Pro on my comp for the last couple of weeks when it crashes i get an error message that says: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM\32\CONFIG\SYSTEM file can not be found or is corrup. I will reinstall windows and it works for a day or so then crashes to the same error message.

Here is a copy of my Highjackit file. Hope someone can help is getting old re-installing windows.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:11:09 PM, on 2/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Ventrilo\Ventrilo.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Perry.HOME-8EE2B83753\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\UFIPE5I9\HiJackThis[1].exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIModeChange] Ati2mdxx.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AGRSMMSG] AGRSMMSG.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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A:My Comp keeps crashing

Here are afew links that might help:

Microsoft Support
Help2Go
DevHood
 

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Ok it all happen today when i was trying to play Guild Wars and surfing the internet at the same time when all of a sudden my comp just turns off. It never happen before. Then when i try turning on my comp again and logging in it shuts off again. I took a look inside my comp and everything seems to be fine. Also i checked my BIOS and nothing seem to be overheating. After i checked all that i try logging agian and everthing seems to be fine. I played cs source for awhile, watch some movies and played guild wars. Then i scanned my comp for any viruses and spyware and there was none. Then when i went to play gunbound it shutdown again after a min. So right now im going crazy! I dont know wats wrong. I built this comp myself and its been working fine till now. I had this comp for a year now.

My specs:
-SAPPHIRE ATLANTIS RADEON 9600XT 256MB DDR AGP 4X/8X
-OCZ Enhanced Latency 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered System Memory Mirrored Platinum Heatspreader Model
-DFI LANPARTY UT nF3 250Gb Socket 754 NVIDIA nForce3 250 ATX AMD Motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Newcastle 800MHz FSB Socket 754 Processor
-Western Digital Raptor WD740GD 74GB 10,000 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive
-TruePower 380Watt ATX12V Power Supply

plz help
 

A:My comp keep crashing why?

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Alright ive got all my drivers and what not all up to date...my fans spinning on my video card...and i have my side panel off to my comp with a box fan blowing into it just to see if its temp problems....but when i try to run certain games by comp crashes out of the game. Games are League of Legends and World of Warcraft. Now if i turn my computer off...it wont crash at all itll go back into being normal. Then in time it will crash again. Never a set time. But it always happens.
 

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:50:14 PM, on 11/28/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exeC:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ArcCon.acC:\hp\kbd\kbd.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\Hijac... Read more

A:Slow Comp/slow browser/Slow shutdown and Start up

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

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Right, am doing a post for my friend that got a rather unusual problem.
Whenever he is playing a game for about 5 minutes, his screen gets all purpley, watery, or how to explain (Pics are linked below for better understanding)

It gets watery for about a minute, then the computer shuts down. After rebooting his graphics are to hell, which you can see on the pics below. Its got even worse now, when he starts the PC it looks like below, and its unchangable, which is.. Bad. Its probably a hardware problem, but which? :O

Havent got a slighest idea what to do, all help is appreciated.

Oh and computer specs are:
Intel Core Quad core 2.4 GHz
4 GB Ram - Brand not known
Vista 32bit
nVidia GeForce 9800 GT
If you need any more of them, dont hesitate to ask

Picture from in-game: http://i53.tinypic.com/2ednijc.jpg
Picture from booting up after crash: http://i52.tinypic.com/2427wo8.jpg
Picture during boot-up, the "windows flag": http://i56.tinypic.com/qrhmwl.jpg
Picture from Desktop: http://i51.tinypic.com/20uuype.jpg
Picture from in-game, again: http://i54.tinypic.com/23vibsj.jpg

A:Purplescreen -ish (Comp Crashing)

May be a bad graphics driver or the graphics card has developed a fault.
Try downloading the latest graphics driver from the PC or motherboard manufacturer's website if it's an integrated graphics device, or download from the device manufacturer's website if it's a separate PCI or AGP graphics card.

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

Thank you, Marie
 

A:Help! Comp crashing constantly!! Please?

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Hi,

With my laptop, It seems to crash and stops responding after a while. I think my computer has a small bug but I cant run any scans because the laptop crash's. Even if its left on then after some time the laptop will slow downs its response time with opening something as small as a txt file and the mouse will stop responding and then just move slow.

Programs I have:
Windows Vista (Basic)
Kaspersky Anti Virus,
Spybot Search & Destory,
Spysweeper,
Ad-Aware

When i run them they just stop responding as does the laptop. Is it a security issue or is there something I can do?
The memory usage seems to be a bit high as this image shows.

I do have 1.5GB RAM

Help Please?

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Hi everyone,
Having a problem with my sons comp. constantly crashing when doing even the simplest of things like opening spybot or signing in to check his mail on yahoo. He has an athlon xp2800+ on an asus a7n8x-e deluxe mobo with 1gb.kingston pc3200 ram, i have checked cpu temp.in bios immediately after it goes down and it always reads in the 46c to 48c range, i took note of the error message recieved and it is as follows-

bccode:100000d1 bcp1:2edfcd17 bcp2:000000f bcp3:00000000
bcp4:2edfcd17 osver:5_1_2600 sp2_0 product 768_1

c:\documents 1\andy\locals 1\temp\wer771b\mini 112605_01.dmp

c:\documents 1\andy\locals 1\temp\wer771b.dir00\sysdata.xml

if anyone can decipher this and give me an idea what the problem coulb be i would really appreciate it.

thanks gmanwill.
 

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Hi i just upgraded my laptop from vista to windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and whenever i go to play a game or sometimes even watch videos my computer will freeze and crash and a few times it came up with the bsod error "Memory management" 0x000000A1 my comps spec are

Amd Turion 64x2 mobile technology
windows 7 32 bit
Nvidia geforce go 6150
and its a compaq presario v6305NR Notebook pc
1gb of ram

A:Comp keeps crashing in game

Hi -

Run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor --> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...pgrade-advisor

Please follow these instructions --> http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I have an older Dell comp that is running Windows XP version 5.1.2600. It seems to be crashing randomly. I have been combing over the event logs and can't really pin point what is happening. I have received 2 different sets of error codes. Is there a site where I can find out what these numbers refer to? I am pretty decent at trouble shooting but other than thinking the power supply might be going I am stuck. I would appreciate any advice. Thanks!

Error code 1:

BCCODE: 1000007e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: F7B77343
BCP3:F78CEB38
BCP4: F78CE834
OSVer:5_1_2600
SP:3_0
Product: 256_1

Error code 2

BCCODE: 10000050
BCP!: FFFBFFF8
BCP2: 00000000
BCP3: 80551211
BCP4: 00000000
OSVer: 5_1_2600
 

A:My comp is randomly crashing

Go here and post the results of the memory and hard drive tests:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51365.html

Learn how to attach any minidumps you find. You may have to zip them to attach them properly. Also, make sure that the insides are clean and that all fans are free from dust and spinning normally
 

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Hello.

I've recently got a Packard Bell IXTREME X6618 UK
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @2.34 GHZ
Memory : 4.00 GB
System Type: 64-bit.

I've only had the computer for around about 4 months.
So it's fairly new. In the past week-2 weeks. The PC has been turning itself off randomly at any time. It only seems to switch itself off when i run a gaming program like : L4D or CSS etc.
I only last about 5-10 mins in the games until it usually turns itself off and doesn't restart.
I've run scanners and nothing is in my computer.
It has increasingly become to frustrate me as i just want to game with my friends online without having any issues.

I have to say that sometimes it runs perfectly fine for an hour or two then turns itself off, but that's only rare.
I've un-installed norton/symantec off the pc as it came out of the certain amount of months i had to use it period and i know it can cause problems.

I don't know what else could be going wrong. I have moved the computer about a few times but i've never hit it or moved it about harshly for anything inside to go wrong.

I hope to hear back asap. Thank you for your support and time.

Edit: I am also wondering if it has anything to do with my Windows Vista. I am not entirely sure of the problem, so i posted in this thread for the meantime.

A:My Comp keeps crashing and not restarting.

hi and welcome to TSF when you removed norton did you run the norton removal tool available from norton site if not please run it as it windows uninstall does not always remove all of norton.

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Ok..so when I get on my neighbors WiFi it crashes my comp, I get the blue screen of dealth, sometimes it freezes on that, other times the comp will just reboot itself. When I go to Panear Bread to use their free WiFi I have no trouble. The blue screen gives me the following message (most of it anyways):

A problem has been detected with windows, has been shut down:

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Check new software

Disable Bios memory options such as caching, or shadowing.

Technical info:

****Stop: 0x0000000a (oxff1711f2, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0x804d9b64)

Beginning dump, dump sucessfull

Help,
Im spending way to much money on Panera Bagels.
 

A:WIFI crashing my comp??

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Okay I am praying you can help me. I have norton and microsoft anti spyware installed. On friday I clicked on a site link and somehow a virus got into my system, and then when I ran a scan I found several viruses/trojans/worms including, Navidad, transponder drpmon, transponder aurora, drsch, and god knows what else.

I went to another help site and ran all the scans THEY said to run including adaware se. Afterwards I restarted my comp and there were still pop ups on my system and spyware. I ran mic anti spyware and it seemed to have removed them. But now I have a new problem, ever since I ran the scans on my pc and tried to remove the viruses now my ie doesn't work properly nor my netscape navigator, IE will start up and then the window will close, and when I do get ie to run my comp shuts down on me and reboots by itself.

I have no idea what to do and I am at my wits end, im trying to hurry up and type this before my comp crashes again.

I hope you guys can help me.

Anyway I downloaded hijack this and this is my log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:23:22 AM, on 8/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common ... Read more

A:Please Help! Viruses and now comp keeps crashing

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k, i built a new comp about 4 months ago and since i built it ive had crashing problems. At first it would crash like every 10th time i tried to open world of warcraft and that was it. Reformatted tried various things and it never stopped. As of 2 weeks ago it crashed randomely during everyday things including gaming. sometimes it will crash right after the windows loading screen and i have to boot up in safe mode and restart for me to be able to log in. Im running an asus a8n-sli deluxe board with a 3700 san diego cpu, 1 gig corsairs xms ram, pci 6600gt evga.i have tried everything in my power to get rid of this and i am stuck. It is not a heating problem and when windows boots up i get these 2 errors.
c:\docume~\J3t\locals~1\temp\werc3a5.dir00\mini032006-06.dmp
and
c:\docume~1\J3t\Locals~1\temp\werc3a5/dir00\sysdata.xml

any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:comp randomely crashing

ok

exact same problem as rckclmbergurl i will try everything you guys told her.
 

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hey guys, im having a problem with my comp and ive tried a lot to fix it but have had no luck, this is whats happening..

First, when I boot the computer, sometimes it just doesnt boot. The fan turns on, the hdd spins but nothing happens.

Then recently, i've been getting crashes. I can usually run fine for a few hours, then it crashes. No bsod, it just freezes. Then the same problem(comp wont turn on) I listed above happens, if I try like 50x in a row, eventually it'll work and windows will start.

If I leave the computer off for like 30 minutes, it will boot everytime, but even if the comp has been on for 10 minutes, i'll have to leave the computer off for like 30min before it will boot up again

Some things ive tried to fix it:

format, blow fan on inside, re-seat cards and check connectors, all no luck

PLEASE HELP!!

incase it matters
512 ram
chaintech ct-skt600 mobo
amd 2200ghz
winXP

Thanks and if you need anymore info please tell me!

A:Need Help! Comp Crashing With No Bsod!

You may have the transformer or capacitor in the power supply going bad. Do you have another PS you can try? Can you get voltage readings? If you have a used computer store near by, you maybe able to purchase a used PS for as little as $10.

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When I start up Counter Strike: Source, It sometimes makes my monitor screen go black other than a light blue box with a white border, which says "No Signal Input Check Video Cable". I did the obvious thing, checked my video cable, nothing changed, same thing happened. My friend fooled around with it, fixed it . 2 Months later (now) the same thing happened , i checked the video cable, nothing, i asked my friend again, nothing. This doesn't always go to a black screen at the main menu, but when playing the game . Is this due to my video card? Or something else? Should i re-install the drivers? My video card is a Nvidia 9500 GT (got it for christmas in 08)
When the screen goes black, the sound still is there, although it repeats the sound my computer does not turn off either.

Thanks for the help
 

A:Problems With CS:S Crashing Comp

my geforce 9600 gt does that.

Solution is to put the game in low setting when it comes to graphics. Fixes my problem. I think the card most be working too hard causing it too overheat.
 

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hi everyone,

whenever i play a game on my computer after a while it crashes saying (gamename).exe has encountered an error and must be closed, i have no idea what this is. I'm not even sure what to check for, or what info to give but basically every game i run crashes after a while. Eq2 can take hours to crash, but as soon as i hit the "stress test" option on countstrike source it does this.

My video card is nvidia geforce 6600
2 gigs of ram
windows xp athlon 3.2

When it crashed last with EQ2 it said it would include a file frmo my temp folder called 6191appcompat.exe. If thats relevent tell me and ill get more info on it.

Tell me what info you need i'll check back tomorrow.
 

A:Games crashing on my comp

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my computer has been crashing and rebooting on its own. It seems to crash everytime on a spybot search and destroy check, and also when playing world of warcraft. Any help would be appreciated very much.

here is my log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:43:14 PM, on 7/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
G:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
G:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
G:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
G:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
G:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
G:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
G:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.techsupportforum.com/
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE G:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - G:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - G:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {04E214E5-63AF-4236-83C6-A7ADCBF9BD02} (HouseCall Control) - http://housecall60.trendmicro.com/housecall/xscan60.cab
O16 - DPF: {0EB0E74A-2A76-4AB3-A7FB-9BD8C29F7F75} (CKAVWebScan Object) - http://www.kaspersky.com/dow... Read more

A:comp crashing too much--hjt log inside

Your log looks incomplete. If you have entries disabled via msconfig, kindly re-enable them before posting a fresh log.

But before you post your log, please read through the sticky first.

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Hello,
I've just signed up to this forum and would really want some help regarding my computer which keeps crashing, i'm an intermediate comp user but i don't know much about troubleshooting errors.
I found another post somewhere in this forum where some guy seemed to be having a similar error, and had been asked for some infos so i just wrote down what it said on the blue crash screen.

After a bit of stuff saying what u should do if this is the first time u've seen this screen there's some technical info as follows - *** STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x32354632, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0x32354632).

Just below that there is a counter which is changing according to the percentage of physical which has so far been dumped onto the disk.

I'm pretty sure that i need to show a little bit more info that just this, but i don't know what is needed, plz don't mind to ask for any more infos to do with this problem.

Sorry about not being able to have any info on when it started to happen or after what change it started to happen, i just install and update software and drivers on my comp quite often, usually when there is a newer version.
But if i remember correctly i think it started to happen after i updated a few drivers.

If i need to display my comps stats i wouldn't mind doing so, just i cbs unless it's really needed.

Thx.
 

A:Comp keeps crashing - DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Go HERE and follow the instructions.

If that doesn`t help. Zip 5 or 6 of your latest minidumps together, and attach them here.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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My comp keeps crashing and I keep getting the same upgrade bios error. I never upgraded my cpu and I bought my computer just like this from the company. It saying that the cpu and bios might not match because I must have done an upgrade which I never did.

So can anyone help me upgrade my bios? I dont want to pay for it, and I already went to my mobos manufacturer's website and for bios upgrades they refer you to some site that charges you.

Here is the error I keep getting when my comp crashes

http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/2782/erroron5.png
http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/6874/98414364lh3.png
http://img147.imageshack.us/img147/8884/93565819dq2.png
http://img487.imageshack.us/img487/73/68712822ah1.png

A:Comp keeps crashing, same error

run memtest on the ram 1 stick at a time
http://www.memtest86.com/

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my computer freezes and i when it does i always get these 4 errors..

The SVKP service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.
The REGSpy service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.
The FILESpy service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.
The Apache2 service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the path specified.

need help..

A:Errors crashing comp!

run the system file checker = put in your windows disk

go to the run box on the start menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not recognized ) [ space between c and / ]

hit enter

what antivirus programs do you have installed?

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First, my PC specs...
CPU- AMD Phenom 2, 3.2ghz 6-core
PSU- Apevia 680W(old PSU) and Corsair CX750M(new PSU)
GPU- Radeon 6750HD(old GPU) and GeForce GTX 650TI(new GPU)
MOBO- Asus Evo AXT (about 4 years old)
RAM- 2x4GB dual-channel 1600hz corsair
My issues started when I decided to upgrade my GPU to the GeForce 650TI. I got it, plugged it in and all that goodness, but my games kept crashing. At first, my PC would say that the drivers were crashing. I, being stupid, decided to keep the card and fight through it until the drivers were updated and would be more stable. The crashes didn't stop, however. Then came the BSOD. It's constant and unpredictable. The only time it happens is when I'm gaming, but it can happen once every 5 hours or once every 20 minuets (lately, more frequently). So, I finally was able to afford a new PSU today, as everything I've read said that MUST be the problem. It didn't do anything whatsoever. SO, with the new PSU and new GPU in, I decided to put my old GPU in and see what happened. Logically, taking steps to make sure none of the drivers were overlapping, ect. I assumed it would work. Nope. New PSU and old GPU, still constantly getting blue screens, even at low video settings in the game. I'm not running other programs or background operations. No antivirus, ect. I've been into my BIOS to look at my 12v fluctuation and on the old PSU it's between 11.76 and 12.03 and on the new one it's between 11.97... Read more

A:New PSU and GPU and my comp is still crashing regularly

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Hey guys!
I need urgent help!
I downloaded HijackThis a while ago, but my brother managed to mess it up and he converted the file to a Word file, so i cant open it. I've tried deleting the file and downloading it again, but that hasnt worked.
Im having major problems with my computer crashing, the mouse starts going all over the screen and then it freezes and it happens all the time.
Please could someone tell me how to fix this problem?
Thanks sooo much in advance, this computer is driving me crazy!!

Nish x
 

A:Help, cant run Hijack and need help wiv comp. crashing!!

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Please help, my computer crashes randomly, when i say freezing, i mean the screen turns blue and it makes the computer restart, where i have the option of starting windows normally or in safe mode or save mode with networking. I chose safe mode with networking and things have been working ok like this, Its not when i open any specific program, it can happen as soon as my computer starts up or after my comp been working for a while. Also, since this started happening, my internet expolorer doesnt work anymore, it will usually say that internet exploror has stopped working and windows is checking for a solution,which it never finds, and it shuts it down. i have to use google chrome to get on the internet. I dont know anything about computers, i tried to restore it to an earlier date but it wont let me do that and everytime i turn on my computer the normal way (im in safe mode now) an error sign from norton comes up saying 5013,3 is wrong with it and how to fix it, but that didnt work either. Someone please help me, i have no idea how to fix this and this seems like a good website filled with people who know what they are doing. Oh, so everyone knows, i am computer illiterate. Thank you sooo much!!! Amandabanana
 

A:My Comp Keeps Crashing!!! Right when it starts up!!!

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

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

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

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

A:Comp crashing constantly, never seen this before

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

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

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Yeah, meh im back I'm not to computer savy so please try to answer in the simplest way as possible lol. Anyways, whenever im playing games/ watching vids, after about 15mins my comp completely turns off and starts this loud beeping noise no blue screen or anything? any help here at all?
 

A:Comp keeps crashing when playing games?

When's the last time you cleaned out your case? CPU and video fans and PSU fans get glogged with dust and your system overheats.
 

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I went to upload some pics from my parents digi and when I plug in the usb it turns the computer off and I cant turn it back on unless I unplug it?
 

A:Digital cammera crashing comp

It might be the usb cable is bad. Try a different cable.

Maybe try a different usb port as well.

Regards Howard
 

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Hi,

I have a problem in that my computer has just started crashing over the last two days or so.

Prior to this on the 7th march I started getting error messages like nvview.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience, iexplore.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. And more recently, winlogon.exe encountered a problem and needed to close.

I have had a look in my virus checker history and event viewer and the first instance of nvview having a problem was minutes after AVG found
Syn64_org[1].htm which it describes as Virus found JS/Downloader.Agent.

nvview.exe has encountered a problem every day since !!!

Anyone any ideas ???
 

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yeah hello, usally i would get my dad and or brother to help me with this problem but they both cannot fix the problem.


i was on my computer last night, working fine.

i got out, to come home with my computer non-stop crashing.

i turn on my computer it goes to the windows loading screen, after that it just goes black and restarts my hole computer.

i am unsure of how to fix this w/e can any 1 help please..


i would like to avoid formating my computer as i have lots of important files that i cannot get back.
 

A:Comp crashing after loading windows

Check all of your connections to ensure that everything is seated properly. If you have multiple sticks of RAM remove them all and try rebooting the system with one stick a time replacing each stick each time you reboot. If you are still having issues, and assuming you are using XP, then try inserting your XP disk and running a repair. Other than that, you can always slave that drive to a working computer and extract all of your data first and then reformatting your drive and installing a fresh install of windows.

good luck!

Antil0ck
 

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Hey everyone, Quite recently i purchased a Gigabyte Nvidia Geforce 560ti Graphics card.

I'm not quite sure whats going on, and before i go spending money i'd like to get some other peoples opinions as people i've asked are not to sure.

My computer specs are:
(not completely sure on the motherboard but its Asus.)
4gbs of ram
Intel i5 2500
Gigabyte GTX560ti
western digital harddrive.
And a 550wat generic powersupply

Sorry if those a vague, its very late, and i've been trying to work out what the issue is.

I hadn't occured these crashes before upgrading to the 560ti.
My prior card was the nvidia 210. (not the gtx) it was a heatsink model if that helps

With the crashes what happens is i'll be playing a game, such as skyrim, or even dungeon defenders, and after about 10 minutes my computer shuts off as if it lost power, and instantly reboots, without me touching it. could it be an issue with my power supply?

i've monitered the heat of the card and it seems to max around 60-65 degrees celcius. if any body could help it would be appreciated.
 

A:Comp crashing during gameplay after upgrade to GTX 560 Ti

The generic power supply might not be good enough to power the new video card under load
 

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