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Laptop switches off randomly (NOT heat-related)

Q: Laptop switches off randomly (NOT heat-related)

This is the same laptop that was causing problems way back in October 2003 (http://forums.techguy.org/t175403.html). To summarize briefly, I got it working again by removing one of the two RAM chips which was kaput and later installing another. Recently, however, the same machine has begun misbehaving again -- it switches off randomly. This is not hibernation or standby; the only way to get it going is the reboot.

After searching the interweb for a solution, I figured the closest answer was probably overheating: the fan did seem to be on a lot of the time. We purchased a cooling pad which certainly put paid to any heat issues -- and made life a lot quieter -- but the laptop is still randomly shutting off.

It doesn't seem to be linked to memory load -- it will fail while it is just idling -- and there doesn't seem to be any pattern to the problem: it will go days without going belly up and then fail twice in 30 mintes.

It has a firewall, anti-spyware and is anti-virus protected so I'm pretty sure this is not mal-ware related. All the relevant Windoze XP updates have been done. I even increased the size of the partition to make sure it wasn't a pagefile problem.

My next likely candidate is faulty RAM: either the chip that survived 2003's accident has finally begun to lose it, or the replacement chip is on the slide.

Is this likely? Or does anyone else have any ideas?

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A: Laptop switches off randomly (NOT heat-related)

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Hello 7forums, I am having an issue that has started occurring in the last week, after I began installing all of the windows 7 updates (Recently re-installed windows)

Now my computer is randomly rebooting, no warning signs, no BSOD, nothing.

My fans and CPU are at about 30-40 degrees when this occurs and ram is under very little stress, it mostly occurs soon after powering on my system, for example it randomly rebooted 3 times 1 hour ago, about 5 minutes between each one and has not rebooted since.

I have no idea what's going on, I don't have a virus either.

Any help would be much appreciated, thank you.

A:Computer randomly rebooting, non heat related.

Could this be due to my PSU? Another issue I've been having recently before this started was my graphics cards drivers crashing, and now this..

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Whenever I'm playing high performance games my laptop switches itself off.

All the signs point to overheating, but I think it's something else. Firstly, I can switch my laptop off immediately after this happens with no obvious ill effects. My laptop actually has overheated before and I couldn't switch it on for a good 30 minutes afterwards.

Secondly, the switching off seems to happen somewhat randomly. On Saturday, my laptop switched itself off at least 5 times, however the next day, I played Team Fortress 2 for 3 hours straight without any problems, and my laptop was a fair bit hotter during the 3 hour session than it ever was during the LAN Party. Today it's switching off even more frequently, I can't even get 30 minutes of gaming in without this happening. Outside of high performance games, my laptop is perfectly fine.

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A:My laptop randomly switches off.

Welcome to TSF.

I would look into other possibilities of the random restarts. It doesn't look like a malware related issue. Have you ran a memory check yet? Google for memtest and use that tool to run a memory test.

There are probably malware that may cause this kind of issue, but I'm leaning more towards a hardware related issue. Try posting in the hardware board for more help.

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Hi,
My Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop switches off at completely random times. I've given it for service 3 times and the frustating part is during their testing, it works completely fine so the repair guy can't figure out the problem.
After it switches off, it doesn't boot for a while and just gives black screen and a bunch off beeps. ( 7 of them at intervals)

I did a diagnostic and got a CPU fan error 2000-0511 Validation 130122.

Please let me know what is this issue and how to solve this. 
Regards,
Mandar. 

A:Laptop switches off randomly

Sounds like the CPU fan is not working -- leading to overheating and shutdown.  Start by replacing the fan:
<<www.parts-people.com/index.php?action=item&id=13933>>
<<www.parts-people.com/index.php?action=item&id=14456>>(the fan is different depending on whether the system has Intel or AMD video).
If that doesn't solve the problem, the mainboard is the next possible suspect.

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Starting about two weeks ago, my laptgop started randomly switching off while using it. Sometimes the screen goes haywire with random colors and lines before switchign off and sometimes the screen just goes dark. The laptop restarts iutself after two/three seconds but the screen remains dark and i either have to long press the power button to switch it off or remove the battery. Please assist with the problem. 

A:Laptop randomly switches off

Hi,Attempt to perform a hard reset to remove all the excess static using: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768after this step, i  recommend checking the wall outlet, the light on the charger port (ensure it isn't blinking), attempt to boot to bios using F10 while the pc is restarted, if the issue persists, contact HP on 1800-474-6836 in order to get a repair setup as you could be looking at a motherboard failure.




Although I work for HP Inc -The views and opinions I post here are of my own.If my post helped you out, give me the Thumbs up, i deserve #HPExpertDay

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Hello, my laptop started to become very slow so i ran an anti-malware scan and it says i have 11 infections (the log is at the bottom) the laptop freezes when and randomly switches off it won't let me acces google chrome or Microsoft word. Please help!

DDS files attched/posted

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Jen at 17:13:11.89 on 31/03/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19019
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.44.1033.18.2812.1534 [GMT 1:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k Cognizance
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\HPFSService.exe
c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Laptop randomly switches off and won't let me use certain things without it freezing

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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Hi. My keyboard stopped working out of the blue, and whenever I open the laptop it goes into tablet mode. Switching to laptop mode does not fix the keyboard issue. Any help?

A:Lenovo Yoga C930: Laptop switches modes randomly, sometimes thinks it's shut and just goes black!

Problem seems to have fixed itself, but I'm still worried.It's like something is making the laptop confused. Sometimes it doesn't know if it's in tablet mode, laptop mode, or closed. There's been times where the screen just shuts off, and I need to close and open the laptop again to get it to work. In fact, it was this that caused the issue in the first place.Is there anything that might be causing this system confusion?

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Hi,
Today when I switched on my computer it began to start up (barely staying on for five seconds) before switching off and repeating the whole process. It does stay on long enough for me to push either esc or f10 and go into computer set up. However i am not too sure what to configure and how and as soon as i exit out of it, my laptop starts the whole on/off process again.

I am not too sure about the specs of my laptop, only that it is an Hp and has windows xp.
Please, what can i do? I would be forever grateful if someone knows how I can fix this..
 

A:Laptop switches on, begins to start up, switches off then repeats process

If you can post the model of the HP laptop, we can learn more for you.
You should find the model information on a sticker on the bottom of the machine.

It sounds like ESC or f10 will take you to the BIOS configuration utility.
Have you tried f8? You may need to press repeatedly, or press and hold.
This will take you to the option to boot to Safe Mode.
If this is successful, let us know. If not, let us know.

Next... you obviously have internet access from another computer.
There are two utilities you should download and run.
These utilities will check for errors in 1) your memory and 2) your drive.
Since they run outside of windows, trying to run them will give us a good idea if it is a hardware issue, or if it is a problem with your OS. (the f8 question may leave this an open question, but this will help get a definite answer, in addition to trying to isolate hardware faults)

To Test Memory... Using Memtest Please follow this guide...

Please note that (unless you start getting errors reported) you will need to let this run a long time.
A good way of doing this is to let it run over night. In each 'pass" there are a series of eight memory tests that are run, each more complicated than the previous. We used to advise letting it run a minimum of 7 passes, unless you start getting errors. We now advise at least 10 full passes. If you have errors reported, you may want to re-run the test with only one stick of ram installed, checked each stick unt... Read more

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Ok i have a HP XP computer that the desktp theme is choppy, and some flash-heavy sites wont load properly. As it suffered heat related damage or could somthing eles be causing this. This is a backup computer, and is not used that much. It just started this the other day, and just had xp put back on it after it crashed. When i got it back it was fine, and then this problem listed above started.

Thanks.

A:Heat Related?

There are several things that could be causing these symptoms. Of course, heat is an obvious possibility. I would also check your System Information utility to view how much RAM is actually available. RAM loss is a common issue that causes the choppiness & the flash-heavy site lag.

Another issue that would be useful to check is the video card. Make sure that the fan is still running freely on it. Also, run a video check. Most video cards these days come with the software for these checks. If you don't have any, you can download some here.

That's where I'd start. If that doesn't fix it, just post back and I'll try to help you further.

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So I had this pc for a while now. and while i was playing a game it just randomly switched off and it tried to turn back on, but it wouldn't. it was just going on and off non-stop, like every second or so. Until i switched the psu switch off. after waiting for like 10-15 minutes i switched it back on and it was working like nothing happened. so after a short while i got back in my game. (cs-go) and in first round it switched off again. same thing.
so now i'm banned and i cant trust my PC.
any ideas what could cause this?
i'm monitoring all the temps. and they seem to stay as usual.

Need help. :/
 

A:PC randomly switches off - then switches on and off.

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Hello All,My wife recently downloaded something that came bundled with Virusheat 4.3, and has been creating havoc ever since. Everytime we start up normally, we get the old BSoD that states "Driver has overrun a stack-based buffer". And most of the time when I try to run Spyware removers and Malware removers in safe mode, one of two things happen:- Malwarebytes malware remover - It isolates a bunch of files, tells me it can remove most, but some require reboot to delet. I reboot, Blue Screen.-Spybot - Finishes a scan after 20 minutes, and right as it finalizes the scan, Blue Screen.I eventually stumbled upon people posted hijackthis log files, so here it goes.. Can you help me? I'm afraid I'll never be able to fix completely because of it crashing every reboot. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:14:24 AM, on 3/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 -... Read more

A:Help With Hijackthis Log (virus Heat 4.3 Related)

Hello prodigybwo,I notice that you have Spybot's TeaTimer running. While this is normally a wonderful tool to protect against hijackers, it can also interfere with the fixes. So please disable TeaTimer by doing the following:1) Run Spybot-S&D2) Go to the Mode menu, and make sure "Advanced Mode" is selected3) On the left hand side, choose Tools -> Resident4) Uncheck "Resident TeaTimer" and OK any promptsYou can reenable TeaTimer once your system is clean.NOTE: If you have downloaded SmitfraudFix previously please delete that version and download it again! Also delete C:\rapport.txt Please download SmitfraudFix Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user. http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htmYou should print out these instructions, or copy them to a Notepad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site. Please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :Restart your computer After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually; Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear... Read more

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I currently have a desktop with an ASUS A7V8X-X motherboard, AMD Athlon processor, 512 Meg Ram, CD, DVD, Seagate 120 GIG HD, 3DForce2 MX AGP card, New 450 Watt PS running XP Home. The problem is that recently the system started shutting itself off. I replaced the power supply but that did not fix the problem. If I unplug the power cord, wait 15 seconds and plug it back in, the system will boot up for 5 minutes before shutting down again. If I do not unplug the power cord, the system wil not start. It may be a motherboard problem or a CPU problem, (I think it is heat related) but I do not know how to diagnose what should be replaced. Any input is greatly appreciated.
 

A:System Shuts Down, Heat Related?

- checked for dust?
- make sure the heatsink is firmly against the cpu...
- replace thermal compound on the cpu
- Check temps using speedfan or cpuid, and also in bios
 

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for the past couple of months my computer will randomly shut down out of no where. It happens sometimes while just surfing the net, or sometimes during games, or just now while watching a movie. A google search lead me to download a program called speedfan to check that my computer wasnt overheating (i wouldnt think so, its winter here in oz and i have a very well ventilated case) speedfan says temp1 is 44 degrees C with a green tick so i guess thats not too high.. i only wish i knew what temp1 actually was lol. my 4 cores are running at 23-29c idle and 45 when i open a bunch of stuff ([email protected] max settings + movies + 6 tabs in firefox)

I dont know else it can be, there seems to be no common reason for it to shutdown. One thing that may be worth noting is that when it shuts down it wont always start right up again, i press the power button and nothing happens, then if i leave it for about half an hour it comes good again. Then it may run fine for days with no shut downs. a couple of weeks even. Othertimes after a half hour break it may start up again only to shut down after being up for 2 minutes.

Im so lost! plz help!

A:random shut down, not heat related

Do you get a blue screen of death when it shuts down or does it just turn off? If it is just turning off, it could be a power supply problem. The only way I know to test that is to try another power supply.

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The heat has finally hit in Idaho and my computer is feeling it. The funny thing is that my apartment isn't exactly overheated, though. The CPU is now sitting somewhere at around 65 degrees Celcius. The only upgrades on this system since last year is that I now have a GeForce 6600GT (instead of an FX5600) and 1GB RAM (vs. 512MB last year). Other than those two items it's exactly the same and had no heat issues at all last summer (or at all). I doubt either of these two are the issue to the increased heat. (I am aware the 6600GT draws more power than the 5600).

My side is off the case, and the rest of the computer is running at 40 degrees Celcius.

I hope that gives an idea of where I'm sitting at computer wise.

I guess what I want to know is would removing the heatsink and fan from the cpu and reapplying thermal grease be the best option? Or should I just get a whole new heatsink and fan? I don't have access to the thermal grease at the moment, so I can't just try it out for a couple of days, so I wanted to know what anyone else thought, as in if this is a good direction to pursue (reapplying) or what instead would be the best course to take.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Yep, it's another heat issue related thread...

Taking the hs/fan off to clean and reapply the grease is a good idea-
http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_silver_instructions_small.htm
- but, it would be even better to upgrade the pair while you have 'em off.
You may know already but ensure the heatsink is free of dust and other matter. Make sure the fan is running up to speed and is clean also.
You may also check and see if there is something that's running in the background using the CPU and causing it to warm up.
 

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I have an old HP Pavilion dv7 1135nr laptop that has developed some instability issues. I got it shortly after Vista came out and while many complained of Vista's reliability, the laptop was always rock solid. Over the years it's gotten bogged down though and was getting a bit slow, so I figured I'd do a fresh install of Vista to clean the drive up via the restore discs Best Buy created for me, but they didn't work.

So I tried to put XP on it. That didn't work out so well due to a lot of driver incompatibility issues, and the computer would keep giving me a BSOD during attempted installed, or just flat out cutting itself off completely with no BSOD or anything...like the battery went completely dead (it was still plugged in).

I figured the hard drive may be crapping out, so I replaced the hard drive and then put W7 on it (which installed fine), but it's still cutting itself off after it's been on for a few minutes. It seems to be related to heat (I think). The bottom of the computer gets hot, hotter than normal, and the fan runs non-stop. After it's really warm it'll cut itself off, and if I cut it back on it'll stay on for a few minutes and then cut itself off again. If it's completely cool and hasn't been turned on for a long time it'll run for half an hour until it gets really hot and cuts itself off again.

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A:Help: HP Pavilion dv7 Instability Issues (Heat Related?)

Hello there.

When you opened the laptop to install the new HDD on it, did you see any signs of cummulated dust on the fans, or on the laptop in general? a can of compressed air would be the best choice here.. Of course, this is if the problem is heat related, which to me it sound like it.

Download this program: Speccy - System Information - Free Download

And post a screenshot with the summary that'll give us a hint about the temps.

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Hello my problem is to me a bit of a headache! I recently purchased a LeadTek 8800GT 512mm due to a certain game that likes to melt PC's! Anyways heres the story;

I installed the 8800GT and almost immeditaly it would power off within in minutes, sometimes not getting past boot. I relieased my 400w PSU wasent going to cut it, so I bought a 600w PSU which is way past the recomended for a single GT. Again same issue, to be safe I totally uninstalled the drivers and updated to the lastest (169.09) and for about half hour it was fine. Went to setup my TV link and zooom, switched off. Same problem as before. Alittle bemused I unhooked all non-essentials and booted up, again same problem.

After examining the PC for about 45 angry minutes I noticed the pins that connect my SATA 160 where bent (i must of damaged it when moving it to slot the GFX in), so I did my best and refitted the cable, slotted everything back in, re-seated the GFX card and laid my PC on its side. 2 hours later and I'm smooth sailing, TV working (though not quite right) Loaded up Guitar Hero 3 on my PC, midway through Fire & Flames....zooom switched off again!

Now for the life of me I cannot understand whats happening - I have more then enough power, I've updated all my drivers, I replaced the PSU, check my RAM using memtest which shows its fine. My flatmate suggested that because the pins where damaged slightly on my main drive (the 160 contains XP) that it could be cutting out, but im n... Read more

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my dad just bought an HP laptop with Vista Home and when he has 2 IE 8 browsers open when he trys to x one browser out it switches windows and closes the window he wanted to keep open. Why would it randomly switch and only when he is trying to close the window?

A:IE 8 randomly switches

IE8 isn't really that good. Try TAB browsing using IE8, it's much better than browsing using different windows.

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I have had an acer laptop for about 9 months now. Everything has been completely fine, apart from one recent problem. The computer randomly cuts out, it doesnt shut down, it just cuts out. It cant be a power problem because it would run on the battery (it works on the battery fine anyway). After it has randomly cut out, I reboot it, it goes through a windows disk checker thing, then finally runs windows. I have found that everytime it cuts out, on the event monitor on administerative tools, it runs a file bcm4sbxp. I have searched for this file on the net and I is apparently a driver that is for my network card but virus' can hide behind it. It should only appear in windows/system32/drivers, which it did but also in windows/lan. I deleted the windows/lan one, but that hasnt made a difference. I have found that it doesnt happen if I am not using the wired LAN. It is very annoying especially when I am doing somthing important and I cant imagine what it is doing to the hard drive. It is a hardware or software problem?, virus of some sort?. Any ideas anyone?

Here is a hijackthis log as well

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 02:52:49 PM, on 04/06/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5335.0005)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
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I have had an acer laptop for about 9 months now. Everything has been completely fine, apart from one recent problem. The computer randomly cuts out, it doesnt shut down, it just cuts out. It cant be a power problem because it would run on the battery (it works on the battery fine anyway). After it has randomly cut out, I reboot it, it goes through a windows disk checker thing, then finally runs windows. I have found that everytime it cuts out, on the event monitor on administerative tools, it runs a file bcm4sbxp. I have searched for this file on the net and I is apparently a driver that is for my network card but virus' can hide behind it. It should only appear in windows/system32/drivers, which it did but also in windows/lan. I deleted the windows/lan one, but that hasnt made a difference. I have found that it doesnt happen if I am not using the wired LAN. It is very annoying especially when I am doing somthing important and I cant imagine what it is doing to the hard drive. It is a hardware or software problem?, virus of some sort?. Any ideas anyone?

Here is a hijackthis log as well

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 02:52:49 PM, on 04/06/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5335.0005)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
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A:Randomly switches off

There is some malware present in the log. That could possibly be what is causing the problem.

* Click here to download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite.

Install Ewido.
During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
Launch ewido.
It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen.
On the left side of the main screen click update.
Click on Start and let it update.
DO NOT run a scan yet.

Restart your computer into Safe Mode now.
(Start tapping the F8 key at Startup, before the Windows logo screen).
Perform the following steps in Safe Mode:

* Run Ewido:
Click on scanner
Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
During the scan it will prompt you to clean files, click OK.
When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
Save the report to your desktop.

Reboot.

Post a new Hijack This log and the results of the Ewido scan.
 

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Hi, I hope I'm posting in the correct place..
I've just upgraded my comp and I now have:
Bought in the upgrade bundle:
Abit nf7
512 DDR
barton xp 2500+
cpu heatsink + fan
Already had:
gforce ti4600
case with 350W power supply
40 gig and 16 gig hardrive
dvd drive
cdrw drive
floppy disk

The problem I have is that my computer sometimes shuts down randomly and goes into, i think, standby mode....or maybe it's power saving mode. Only way i can turn it back on is to unplug it and wait for a bit.
At first I thought it only happened when I used cpu intensive programs. Championship Manager 4 uses 100% cpu usage all the time, and after a few minutes my pc shuts down.

Recently it had been doing it even when I wasn't doing anything on my pc, and resulted in some files being corrupted and having to reinstall winxp.
Any help appreciated.
 

A:PC switches off randomly

oh and my cpu temperature is around 52 celsius, and vcore 1.66 V
 

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I have had an acer laptop for about 9 months now. Everything has been completely fine, apart from one recent problem. The computer randomly cuts out, it doesnt shut down, it just cuts out. It cant be a power problem because it would run on the battery (it works on the battery fine anyway). After it has randomly cut out, I reboot it, it goes through a windows disk checker thing, then finally runs windows. I have found that everytime it cuts out, on the event monitor on administerative tools, it runs a file bcm4sbxp. I have searched for this file on the net and I is apparently a driver that is for my network card but virus' can hide behind it. It should only appear in windows/system32/drivers, which it did but also in windows/lan. I deleted the windows/lan one, but that hasnt made a difference. I have found that it doesnt happen if I am not using the wired LAN. It is very annoying especially when I am doing somthing important and I cant imagine what it is doing to the hard drive. It is a hardware or software problem?, virus of some sort?. Any ideas anyone?

Here is a hijackthis log as well

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 02:52:49 PM, on 04/06/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5335.0005)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
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A:Randomly switches off

Take a look here and see if you can get rid of it>>>

http://www.file.net/process/bcm4sbxp.sys.html
 

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I have had an acer laptop for about 9 months now. Everything has been completely fine, apart from one recent problem. The computer randomly cuts out, it doesnt shut down, it just cuts out. It cant be a power problem because it would run on the battery (it works on the battery fine anyway). After it has randomly cut out, I reboot it, it goes through a windows disk checker thing, then finally runs windows. I have found that everytime it cuts out, on the event monitor on administerative tools, it runs a file bcm4sbxp. I have searched for this file on the net and I is apparently a driver that is for my network card but virus' can hide behind it. It should only appear in windows/system32/drivers, which it did but also in windows/lan. I deleted the windows/lan one, but that hasnt made a difference. I have found that it doesnt happen if I am not using the wired LAN. It is very annoying especially when I am doing somthing important and I cant imagine what it is doing to the hard drive. It is a hardware or software problem?, virus of some sort?. Any ideas anyone?

Here is a hijackthis log as well

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 02:52:49 PM, on 04/06/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5335.0005)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
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I bought this ViewSonic VP201b in 2005 and it's been an excellent monitor, but about a month ago started some erratic behavior.

After it's been on long enough to have warmed up, the right half of the screen (divided precisely in the center,) begins flickering, blacking out and other erratic visuals, while the left half remains normal. Sometimes the right half will come back on with vertical lines, other times with what looks like a vertically-oriented striped wallpaper retaining the colors of my existing desktop image. After it's gone through its different gyrations it generally stabilizes, with the desktop image there but with a jittery, "underwater" motion on that half.

Again, all of this is in the right half of the screen only; the left half functions normally.

I've isolated it to the monitor - when I unplug the vid cable from the PC the left side blacks out as normal but the right half remains with whatever weirdness it had been displaying when I unplugged the cable.

I'm thinking there's a component or two that's failing as it gets hot and is in need of replacement. This is well outside of warranty so I'm wondering if a.) this is something that a repair shop could fix for less than the cost of a new monitor (I think I paid around $350 for this one,) and b.) if so, can anyone recommend a competent repair shop in the Los Angeles area. I am a technician by trade though I've never worked with video hardware, so I�... Read more

A:Solved: ViewSonic VP201b heat-related half-blackout

I recently had my Samsung LCD monitor repaired by a company named Amkotron. They are in Cerritos, CA, phone (562) 921-3330.

My monitor was repaired under warranty, I am not sure if they also do non-warranty work.
 

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My computer decides to shut down randomly, mainly when the computer has a heavy load but sometimes does it when i'm not doing anything. I have tried many things to fix it but nothing seems to work. Temperatures sit at stable rates. CPU usually at around 35-40C and video card around 50-55C. Any ideas?

A:Computer Randomly Switches Off

Hi please post the make and model of your computer or if a custom build the make and model of
Motherboard
cpu
gpu
ram
power supply

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My computer decides to shut down randomly, mainly when the computer has a heavy load but sometimes does it when i'm not doing anything. I have tried many things to fix it but nothing seems to work. Temperatures sit at stable rates. CPU usually at around 35-40C and video card around 50-55C. Any ideas?

? Windows 7
? x64 ?
? Pre-installed OS
? Age of Hardware: 2012
? Age of OS installation: 2012

? Intel i5-3470 3.2ghz
? AMD Radeon HD 7700
? Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H
? CoolerMaster 700W Extreme Plus

A:Computer Randomly Switches Off

Hello,

Boot the PC into the BIOS and post the temp and voltage readings.

Install HWMonitor and post a screenshot of the program at idle and while under load.

System shutdowns can usually be attributed to heat or power problems.

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I have dsl service through ATT. When I tried to access ESPN360 about a week ago, I could not log in to ESPN360. In trying to resolve the problem with ESPN & ATT tech support, I learned that my IP had been switched to one starting with 99 instead of 76. I was able to reset my computer to a 76 IP. Now I am seeing my IP address being randomly reset to 99.x.x.x. Besides being annoying, is this a problem and how do I stop it?
 

A:IP address randomly switches to 99.x.x.x

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Hi guys. Would appreciate some help with this problem I've been having. First off, I'm using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6Ghz, a 2-year old Powercolor Ati Radeon HD4870, an 8-year old Philips 107T CRT monitor, 4GB RAM, 600W power supply. I'm using a VGA-DVI adaptor to connect the monitor to the 4870 DVI port. Now, what's been happening is that sometimes my monitor would go off randomly. Can't reproduce the problem if I try.

Another problem which I'm not sure if it's related is that sometimes when I boot up the computer, 8 beeps are heard, and nothing displays on the monitor. I'm able to get it to display by switching off and on the system, sometimes a few times. I just re-installed Windows, got the latest updates for the graphics drivers, and I thought everything would be fine. But my monitor froze when I was surfing, and when I reset the system, the problem happened again.

Could someone kindly suggest whether it's a power supply problem, or is my card failing? Thanks in advance.

A:Monitor switches off randomly

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I have just put an asus p775 motherboard and i5 processor into my PC, reinstalled all components with no issue, PC rebooted fine back into OS (Windows 7), after anything between 10 mins and half hour the PC just switches itself off, any thought would be welcome
 

A:New i5 upgrade, PC randomly switches off

Is your CPU temperature running high?...Is the heatsink properly connected?...
 

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About three weeks ago, my Toshiba Satellite 1135-S1552 started suddenly hard-freezing (no mouse, shut off power to all USB/PCMCIA devices, monitor image persists, caps-lock works) about once every half-hour or so, and a few seconds later it would also start running the fan at its highest speed... I replaced the HDD, which was quite old, but the problem persisted. Wanting to know whether it had something to do with CPU temperature, I used Notebook Hardware Control 2.0 to downclock the CPU to the lowest possible setting, 150 MHz, and so far the problem has gone away. But now it's running a little slow (!)

What I would like to know, if possible, is why did it start doing this in the first place? It ran fine at 1.2 GHz for at least a year and a half before this. If this helps, the first time it froze like this, the processor was running quite intensively (I was installing Maple 11 while watching a DVD-rip and running a bunch of other fairly intensive processes) Could overheating have caused not instant ruin but persistent instability? If so, is there anything I can try to do short of replacing the motherboard?

The one other thing is that some of the times it froze the processor was almost idle and I'd placed the computer in a very good position thermodynamically (holding it in mid-air, or placing on a piece of metal). So it couldn't have been overheating all those times.

Any info would be appreciated! Thanks
 

A:toshiba satellite intermittent hard-freezing, possibly heat-related?

As you have suspected everything points to an overheating issue.

See if you can find out how to access the fan & blast it with compressed air to clean it of dust, may help.
 

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Hi,everyone!Here is my story.
I have a Nvidia GeForce 9600 gtx grapichcard.I've been playing on it for 4 months.In that time i thought its the best thing i ever spend money on..But after that it started getting heat problems(the fan used to stop working witch made the monitor stop working cuz of the heat).2 days ago i played Jade Dynasty witch is not that big of a deal but it seems the fan stoped working and the card overheated(witch has hapened before),so i stopped the pc opened it and let the card cool off for 2 hrs,than i tried to turn it on again.....But this time it didn't work.the fan is not spinning at all but my monitor detects the pc (no more please plug the cable signal).I turn the pc on the monitor starts working on black for 10 seconds than it signals POWER SAVING MODE witch hapens only when i turn off the pc.

PLEASE tell me is my card busted,or that theres something else that is fixable!!!!
THANKS IN ADVANCE!!!
 

A:Nvidia GeForce 9600 Stoped working (heat related problem)

You should have sent this card immediately for replacement in warranty when the first problems occurred; however, its never too late, send it back now and get a replacement.
 

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I had upgraded my system from a GTX 420 (OEM) to a GTX 460 last month, I had problems with my sound but I reinstalled windows and everything was working fine until I tried to run the game magicka it crashed and terrible things happened my computer rebooted a few times. I restored my computer to a previous date everything seemed to be working fine but then while playing another game (TF2) it switched off but all the fans and lights where still on. It has done this a few times now with just internet browsing and other non intensive things.

A:My computer randomly switches off, no BSOD.

It was a pre-built Packard bell ixtreme I5726 UK

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Windows 7 Professional x64
Asus Sonar DX
Gigabyte X58A-UD5
Corsair HX Series 850W Modular Power Supply
Intel Core i7 950 3.06Ghz
MSI GTX 460 Cyclone Overclocked Edition 1GB SLI
G.Skill Ripjaw 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz 8-8-8-24

The card is inserted in the second PCI Express x1 slot:

The absolutely annoying problem is that the card stops working randomly. The usual relay switch sound can be heard (the click) and then only a restart can turn it on:





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The clicks are not directly related to the power supply; they come from the relays that are used to disconnect the card from its outputs jacks to prevent pops in the speakers when powering on the computer. (There are also relays for switching to the front panel and for switching between the line-in and mic-in functions, but they sound of those is probably masked by your mouse's clicking.)


I tested the card on another machine, where it was working just fine, but when I moved it back to my machine 15 seconds after I played online radio it switched off

The computer is not even under heavy load, so it doesn't matter if I play heavy games or just browse the internet.

The floppy cable is properly connected and the power supply is more than powerful to feed it.

The weirdest part is that this same card worked just fine for like a full year and during that time no hardware changes have been made. It just started switching off like 2 weeks ago for no apparent reason.

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A:Asus Xonar DX Switches OFF Randomly

Do a search for this card. I see many posts with the same or similar problems.

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Today while typing in notepad, the keyboard suddenly switched from Dvorak keyboard layout to Qwerty. Yesterday Opera did it. Before Opera did it, Open Office did it. When I close the offending program Dvorak is restored.

I am NOT using the language bar and do not have qwerty set as a default layout, Only dvorak.

Is anybody else having this problem and/or know how to prevent it?

A:win 7 64bit RC randomly switches from Dvorak to Qwerty

Try using ctrl-shift. If that causes your keyboard to switch that might be your culprit, not capricious randomness.

I use Qwerty and Dvorak key layouts and this switches between them. Tried to configure with the Regionalization control panel and that doesn't seem to remap this keystroke. It's definitely inconvenient for spreadsheet users.

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Y720 GPU switches randomly iGPU for split second and causes frame rate drop.More exactly since yesterday I was experiencing frame drops in one particular game it was late at night and I tought its windows 10 at it whit updates and stuff.Today I investigated and it turns out that my gtx 1060 core usage drops to 20%ish and iGpu spikes up from ~15 to 60, 70% as if the main gpu crashes and and everything falls on the iGpu.I downgraded from latest intel drivers and geforce to the ones from lenovo but.....to no avail but I noticed every game has an improvement in FPS with 5-10 fps.Everything is set to maxim performance, laptop is plugged in.While using the laptop with an external display there are no fps drops, iGPU stays at 0% usage and performance in games is improved again.Also I dont have DSR factors option in nvidia controll panel( this is supported by pascal laptops)I tried reinstalling buth drivers with DDU.All I did was to install avg tuneup utilities and debugging some slow windows startup before noticing the frame rate drop.Theres nothing else happenieverythg the frame drop, ram cpu disk temp  voltage everything stays constant altough gpu power usage fluctuates from 75W to 60w, but constantly.Tried overclocking undervolting...nothing. 

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I have a HP 6735s laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit.

I generally have either the 'HP Optimized' or a 'Custom Plan' selected as my power option. However, for reasons unknown, the power option on the laptop changes to 'High Performance' randomly.

Some points to note:
- This happens if laptop is plugged in or on battery
- This happens if laptop is on stable or unstable surface
- This happens if i'm watching a film or if i'm running nothing at all
- I've ensured my drivers are up-to-date
- This happens across more than one user profile
- This also happens if just starting up the laptop or if it's been on for a while

...and the odd point:
- This occurs in what appears to be a sequence, i.e. the laptop will be on my chosen plan for a period of time then it will change to High Performance, after say 10 seconds it switches back to my chosen plan for 5 seconds then again back to high performance. This repeats three times but will then not happen again for 20-30 minutes where the same sequence repeats.

I've read that it may be an issue with internal wires getting caught up, however if this was the case, i wouldn't have thought the sequence would occur as described above.

If anyone knows why this is happening PLEASE let me know as it's driving me mad!



Many thanks in advance,
Matt

A:Vista Power Option Switches Randomly

Anyone even fancy a wild guess?

I'll take any suggestions right now!

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Hi all

This isnt an ongoing problem but since ive bought my computer at launch, every month or so, it will randomly switch off, and wont switch back on until ive unplugged the power supply for a couple of minutes then plugged it back in, then it will switch back on and work fine.

Is my power supply failing me? or is it being overloaded or is it another problem
 

A:Computer Sometimes Switches Off Randomly, Power Supply?

Chances are it is your power supply if it is turning itself off like that, try using a different kettle lead. If that doesn't work, I would replace the power supply unit, it shouldn't be that expensive. Are you getting any error codes before or after the system failure?

EDIT: Saying that, I have seen problems like this before simply from to much dust build up inside the system, causing it to overheat and shut itself down.
 

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When reading a website, it will switch to another site.  Most recently, it was to this one:
 
http://download.driversupport.com/lp/asy/altlp2?tid=AS_altlp2_15326_47024_4905&utm_source=AS&utm_medium=placement_47024&utm_content=site_4905&utm_campaign=campaign_15326&subid=9117ac19-c5dd-4ac0-a86a-2263d73f4dc3
 
I've run Malware Bytes, adwcleaner, Rogue Killer.  Is it an infection or just adware?  Is there a way to stop it?
 
Thanks! 
 
 

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I have recently begun experiencing this problem after updating to Windows 8.1 (although I'm not sure that it's directly related to the update).  I see that similar questions have been asked on other forums, but I see none for 8.1.
The best way to describe the problem is this: while using a particular window (such as a browser window or word processor window), the window will randomly become inactive. Sometimes it will switch back to being active automatically, other times I have to manually click back into the window to use it again.  This is especially frustrating when trying to type or use drop-down menus.  As I type this question I am constantly clicking back into the browser window to keep it active.  The problem appears not to be specific to any particular program or internet browser, but occurs for any window that I happen to be using. 
I don't know if this is relevant, but the activity of one particular background process appears to correlate with the timing of the problem. The process, "HPConnectedRemoteService", is continually appearing and disappearing from the Task Manager. It appears, increases gradually to about 20% CPU, then disappears.  Any given active window will become inactive when "HPConnectedRemoteService" reaches about 20% CPU. Again, I do not know for sure if this process is involved with the problem though. Attached are several screenshots of the processes running, in case they can aid in solving this.
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A:Active Window/Program Switches Randomly Without User Prompt (Windows 8.1)

Welcome,
What is your security software? Is it current and have you run any scans?
Keep us posted

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While viewing either YouTube or Netflix videos, the screen will randomly switch back to my desktop while the video still is playing.  This happens maybe every 10 minutes or so.  Trying to get the video back on screen sometimes is difficult or will not work yet the audio and video is still playing in the background.  I tried adjusting the sleep timer for the screen, but it didn't help.  Any suggestions?Thanks,Steve

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I have a new gateway notebook with an 1.6ghz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50 cpu... ive recently checked (10 mins ago) my temps inside this thing and my cpu core temp is running at 160F. an insanely high temp. is there a way to improve cooling in this thing without underclocking (im a overclocker not an underclocker) ive never seen it this hot until now...any help would be great i curently have the computer sitting on a honeywell fan to keep it cool... and im down to 110F yay! but this is no solution
 

A:HEAT HEAT HEAT Gateway heat woes

Yes, that converts to a bit over 71 degrees Centigrade... and is getting to the edge of its range... You will have earlier failure.
That model simply does not have the cooling system you need with three of four fans to move the air out.
If you have dogs or cats, clean the guts of the case with Dust Off every week... to remove the dust and hair.
But there isn't much help for you. Lower priced laptops never make good gaming machines.
 

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I have an IBM T41 running XP Pro. the problem is that if I knock the laptop or try to move it the screen switches off. I can't seem to identify the problem, here's a list of symptoms.
When the laptop hs only just been turned on and is cold no amount of movement or twisting of the frame will cause the problem to appear. It's only after the laptop has been on for about 20 mins that the screen will turn off.
When the screen does go off the laptop does continue to function ie. if I'm playing music it will continue to play and the keyboard still seems to function. Although when the screen first goes off the music will stutter like a scratched record, maybe about 20 times and then continues to play.
Sometimes the laptop will reboot itself, but not always.
When the laptop comes back on it says windows detected an error with the video device driver which has gone into a loop. The error code is STOP 0*000000EA THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER (Q293078)
I've removed the RAM, battery, keyboard, DVD drive and hard disk but the problem is the same even when I'm on the select boot device screen.
If I keeps the laptop on a firm surface it work no problem.

Does anyone have any ideas at which part of the laptop I should be looking at. I'm going to take the laptop completely to pieces and put it back together again to make sure nothing is loose. Other than that, I haven't got a clue.

Cheers, Mark
 

A:Laptop screen switches off when I move laptop

I forgot to add
I've also tried connecting an external monitor to the laptop to see if this one stays on but it goes off at the same time as the laptop screen.

Cheers Mark
 

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My laptop switches itself off when I am not there, it is not the screensaver, I dont know how long it takes to do this as I have never been there when it does it. I have to reboot on my return. Another thing that is bugging me is this box on the bottom left of my screen 'cookie and data user consent how can I get rid of it.

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Hi I have a problem with my laptop its running XP and when I do any video CD/DVD Burning playing games from a CD after a while the Computer just shuts down by switching off Black screen Dead and if I try to boot up straight away it just turns off again have to let the PC cool down before I can boot it up to work on it again can any one help I think this could be a software issue so have posted it there too any ideas?

Thanks
 

A:Laptop switches off

I'd say it's overheating. I'd blow it out with compressed air, or a good hair drier. You may need to get a notebook cooling pad for it.
 

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i've had this packard bell laptop for a couple of years, but recently i've noticed it switches itself after pre-longed use of the cpu e.g. scanning for virus's, basically anytime the cpu runs at 100% for a little while...overheating it, it seems.

does anyone have any ideas how i can stop this? maybe 'under' clocking it? its a 2.80 Celeron
 

A:laptop switches itself off...

Is the fan spinning on the back? Does the bios have a temp setting you can check?
 

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Hello there,
I've been pondering around this problem for quite a while now and I finally decided to inquire the mighty crowds of computer wisdom i.e. you all

I've had this exact same problem in my previous system (with Windows 7 32-bit and quite a bit different internals) but it wasn't nearly as frequent as it is now (with Windows 7 64-bit and brand new CPU/MB/RAM/GPU) - however, this problem never happened on my previous box while it had Windows XP installed for a short while. Namely, the audio in Windows would stop working at random, every app that uses an audio interface would freeze when attempting to access any sink, I can't change the volume or mute anything, and I cannot even reset the Windows Audio service (reset times out) when that happens - the only solution is to reboot after which everything works just fine. The only difference between my old system and this one is that now I rarely get the reset procedure to 'freeze' on 'explorer.exe - Playing log-off sound...' (requiring to force restart to continue the process), but now it more often hangs at 'Shutting down...' screen requiring a physical restart.

My audio stack consists of the integrated sound (disabled, I don't need it, but in my previous setup it was enabled) and two USB-based sound sinks, namely Logitech Z Cin?ma speakers (Default Device) and Logitech G930 headset (Default Communications Device). Both are connected directly to the motherboard USB ports so it's not a problem with wonky USB hubs.

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A:Windows audio randomly dies (probably USB-related)

Hiyya inco and welcome for starters I am definitely no expert mate I run a straight forward Asus Xonar DG card (the Xonar supports 7:1 systems) with my Ivy B with a Logitec Z 506 speaker set up and I have no probs at all, and it is a fairly cheap card at that.
Now I don't know what your audio set up is and it sounds like Ben Hur to me but just as a suggestion why not try a different brand card? I just really like the Asus control module that comes with mine and Asus do a really nice range of sound cards.

I am just getting a gut feeling the Logitec card is not the full dollar.

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I've been having blue screens with my laptop for a while. They seem to be related to hardware/memory, although running memory tests yield no errors. I've switched out the ram and the hard drive and they continue to occur. I've tried updating a lot of my drivers, which again, does nothing. I can't seem to decipher these crash dumps on my own, so could somebody take a look at them for me?

A:Randomly occurring BSoDs related to hardware

Code:
Host Name: GERALT-PC
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: Geralt
Registered Organization:
Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00400
Original Install Date: 10/05/2013, 20:16:18
System Boot Time: 01/09/2013, 14:08:24
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Latitude D630
System Type: x64-based PC
There seems to be a problem with your Windows activation. Please post this report: Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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