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Computer Restarts if when using bigger amoung of memory

Q: Computer Restarts if when using bigger amoung of memory

HEY every time I play a video game or run a video my computer restarts on me........
Windows brought me to this page once http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=322205

and when I open up the error message it gives me theses files
If you know what might be causing this I would like to know.... Thank you

Preferred Solution: Computer Restarts if when using bigger amoung of memory

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A: Computer Restarts if when using bigger amoung of memory

Do you only get the crashes when using newly added RAM?
Are you certain the new RAM matches the specifications of the RAM that was already in your computer, and/or that your motherboard supports mixed RAM types?

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The longer my PC stays on, the more and more memory seems to get used up. In the resource monitor, it shows the 'modified memory' as the culprit, starting at less than 100Mb when the PC is booted up, to a whopping 9Gb at it's peak. I've not installed any new updates or programs leading up to this problem, but I'm not sure how long ago it started.
See screenshots for more details.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16281 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 1862 GB (131 GB Free); F: 4657 GB (244 GB Free);
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated


A:Big Memory Leak (modified memory gets bigger and bigger)

Hard Drives: C: 1862 GB (131 GB Free); F: 4657 GB (244 GB Free);Click to expand...

Your computer appears to have a HUGE amount of personal data and a LOT of installed apps.

That equates to a LOT of hard drive activity and a LOT of running processes.

Let's see an image of the entire list in the "Startup" tab of the Task Manager.


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Hi folks,

I am in real problem. I have a asrock presscott800 motherboard. Didn't know much about hardware. I bought 2*1gb ddr pc3200 400mhz rams. But didn't realize that i had pc3200u. And later on i saw seller described it as high density memory meaningly will work with certain motherboard.

Now when i put them in my pc the pc won't boot up at first. So i remove them tested one by one, but same result. when i put my old one the pc boots up but stays for about 2 mins and then immediately after that when i press power button it would stay for only 5s and then it won't boot up anymore. Now if i leave it for 30 mins, it would do the same thing. 2mins>5s>no power. do u think guys i have to change my motherboard? is that fried?
Please really need urgent help.

A:After memory upgrade my computer restarts

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Basically these past few days after every shut down my PC does an update. My avast has had to be renewed so I did that. I got an option for a free trial of the paid version. I accepted it.

It said it had to restart the PC but I clicked "later" and went for tea some time later. I come back and turn my PC on and it does an infinite loop of dumping memory and restarting and being given the option to run in safe mode.

Here's a link to a folder of what happens: here

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

A:Computer restarts, dumps memory, option to run in safe mode.

Will it boot into Safe Mode? If so, uninstall whatever changes occurred before the problem began.

Or you can try using System Restore and going back to a date before the problem began.

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"Memory Speed defines the minimum access time that your RAM can physically handle and is rated in MHz. Higher speeds indicate that the RAM can be made to run to faster. The actual speed of the memory will be determined by the bus speed of your system and will step down if your system only supports a slower speed."
This is a quote from a website selling memory. I think I get the concept, but is there a mathematical equation for finding out how much memory you can add?
My system info shows what I currently have for memory.
My maximum capacity is (Thanks SIW) 4096 mb (4 gigs, right?)
My maximum memory module size is 1024 mb (one gig, right?)
Here's how I understand this:
The max. cap. is just that, how much my computer can hold and the module size is what each memory stick can be.
Now, taking into account the bus speed, how do I know if the memory will be fully functional, or if it will step down for the bus speed?
Thanks for your time

A:Testing Bus Speed for Bigger Memory

4096mb is indeed 4gb and 1024mb is 1gb, so you're spot on

go to crucial.com and run their scanner, it will tell you the speed of your current installed ram and what your mobo can take

if this isn't what you want to know then let me know

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Hello, I have an old HP 2000 Notebook (laptop) which I would like to upgrade its current 4G memory card for a bigger RAM one (at least 8GB). This laptop has just one slot.  Currently, this laptop has a Samsung 4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 800MHz memory card. Could you advise me which memory card could replace it in order to install and run at least 8GB RAM? laptop is a 64-Bit.. Thanks in advance, rafael

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Every time i turn on my computer within 10 seconds it restarts and repeats the process. A box prompts up with an error report saying:

System has recovered from a serious error. I view the technical information it says:


I click do not send two boxes have popped up indicating a problem they are:

The procedure entry point JS_IsDebuggerFrame could not be located in the dynamic link library Js3250.dlll
The instruction at 0x7c80c621 referenced memory at 0x00df0009. The memory could not be read.

Can some one please help me out here, much thanks; i am running windows xp

A:Computer starts up then restarts (Safe mode freezes)Every time i turn on my computer within 10 seconds it restarts and repeats...

Have you tried the Lask Known Good Configuration option?

I think it might be a Mozillla issue (damaged), calling for the uninstall/reinstall routine.


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I'm having a big problem, my Aleinware is geting atacked by some kind of growing file. I have a file located at C:/359OF57.... something. My hard drive is almost full, and I recall a week ago that I had about 70 GB left on my hard drive left, and now I only have 3.33 GB!! I need help fast, I have Windows Vista Home Premium Alienware edition, and Im afraid that that thing is going to clog up my entire drive. I don't know what happens then. Can I delete this file? I know where it is, so it wouldnt be too hard to delete it, then wipe my free space. Any help will be greatly appreciated, I have attached a screen shot of the exact file location and size of the file to this thread. -Graboy

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I have my desktop computer on all day long running win7. I have it set so that the display turns off after 10 minutes on no activity. With the computer on but the display off, does anyone know about how much current would it be using compared to a 100 watt light bulb? Thanks ~Frank~

A:Amoung of energy used

It depends on the hardware and power supply in the computer. The easiest thing to do is get a kill-a-watt, plug your computer into it, and record how much power is being used. Plug in the monitor and record that. You'll have your answer.

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i installed a game an there after everything on my screen appears bigger can someone help me please my computer is a windows vista thanks

A:Solved: Everything on my computer has gone bigger

Hi playgal89x

Go to control panel....Display...then Settings tab. Here you can choose what setting for viewing you want.

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I want to share 4 labs ( say A,B,C,D) for SAP application. Kindly see following scenerio :

1. Each has it's own server.
2. Each Lab has 10 clients
3. SAP Server is running in LAB B
4. The distance between
A and B = 25 meters
B and C = 200 meters
C and D = 25 meters
A and D = 500 meters
The diagonal distance between B and D is 600 meters

I want to join all 4 servers via LAN so that each client of every LAB can access SAP application running in LAN B.

Kindly help me to choose necessary equipment and LAN Structure.

Best Regards,


A:Lan Sharing amoung 4 LABS

You need some sort of setup that will minimize the distance between your locations or toy are going to have problems with the length of your cable runs. CAT5 has a limit of 300 meters unless you have repeaters between that span. If all the cable runs are terminated at a central location you will have access to the different segments.

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I've been lurking for an answer (wupdater.exe). From my reading here, you're it. I have some problems such as programs not responding, including explorer. I'm running XP home, with norton anti-virus/security, and most windows updates. I've also have (2) 256 sticks not installed yet. I thought my problem was memory. I've read ahead, and aside from loading HjT, and posting the scan, done nothing.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:23:17 PM, on 1/9/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr... Read more

A:Amoung other problems, wupdater.exe

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Hi, I need help with getting some malware off my pc... Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:34:55 PM, on 7/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy LS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\AirPlus XtremeG\AirPlusCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0\yt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Easy-WebPrint - {327C2873-E90D-4c37-AA... Read more

A:Solved: HJT log, Homepeople amoung others

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hi, as this is my very fist posting, let me start out by first stating what is going on, i have WXP home w/sp1 and did not know that one of the kids had disabled the firewall. not having any other protection, i got hijacked. now when i first tried to start up the connection for the ICF, it said that an error occurred, class not registered. now when i had called up my uncle he stated to first start by running AdAware and Spybot, i did, the AdAware found over 500 infections and Spybot only 5. I had disabled system restore then started to clean. I had to reboot several times, but all but 3 or 4 files found by AdAware could not be removed. they ere all toolbars. I deleted my TIF's and cookies, emptied out recycle bin, ran my AV as well. i used opera to download and install Zone Alarm for added protection. now after all of that, he suggested that i run hijackthis and submit a log but to first ask permission to do so, depending on what forum i go to. is submitting a log permitted here giving the reasons i am still hijacked? tia.

A:searchmiricle/wintools amoung others

Hi and welcome to the BC forums.We need a complete HijackThis (HJT) log file to be able to analyze what is happening on your computer. After you donethis please post the log into the forum "HijackThis Logs and Analysis" Forum now let's start.If you do not have a copy of HijackThis or do not have the latest version (1.99.1) then download it from here: HijackThis. Double-click on the file you just downloaded and click on the UnZip button to install the program. It will be installed to the C:\Program Files\HijackThis\ directory by default.Start HijackThis and click the Do a system scan and save a log button to perform a scan and create a log file. When the scan is complete, Notepad will open up with the log file in it. While in Notepad, press Ctrl-A to select all text and then Ctrl-C to copy the text to the clipboard.And post it into the "HijackThis Logs and Analysis" forumHope ive helped you Regard's Claudio

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I have a Compaq Presario desktop. Its from 98 (i think) and it has XP. My dad cold booted unpluged it. (ERRRRR) Now it's in a endless loop! It starts to load XP, then restarts!! PLEASE HELP!!! I don't have any backup discs... it's a good 10 years old and has a floppy drive, 512mb ram, 2.7ghz, 120gb Ultra DMA hard drive, also a CD-ReWriteable drive, and lastly a DVD-ROM drive

A:Solved: My computer starts, restarts, restarts, endless loop!!

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I'm thinking of moving my computer to a bigger case but I'm not sure what cases are compatible with my current motherboard. I own a Lenovo 90F1007QUS.  I need a bigger case because I'd like to upgrade the PSU to 500W and install a graphics card. Please respond with recommendations about how to go about upgrading to a bigger case. 

A:Want to move computer to bigger case

hi, look at the GTX1050 OC Low profile from GIGABYTE, if you have pci-e, you could play all games with this videocard, and you do not have to change the power supply, it works for me I have a lenovo M800 SFF  

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Dear All, out of curiosity, i have a 80 GB HDD now and i am planning to get a 120 GB HDD soon. Does this inclusion of new bigger capacity HDD into my system translates into slower processing or boot up time ??

i am running a P4 2Ghz with 512 DDR Ram for your info. Thx !!

A:Bigger HDD equals slower computer ??

No, it won't slow down the sytem. The only things that may take longer will be various scans like virus scans and defrags - and that'll be more to due to an increased amount of data on the drive.

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Hello. All my problems started with the Vista Internet Security Virus. I was able to successfully remove that with Malawarbytes. Since then the Internet Security Virus has reappeared a few times, but Malawarbytes always gets rid of it. My new problem is what I think might be the google redirect virus. When I search for things in google or any search engine, I am often redirected. I am not sure if that is what it is though because I searched for the TDSSserv.sys file that I think is associated with it and could not find it on my computer.

I am pretty computer illiterate, but I have read many forum posts as people are posting Hijackthis logs so I will do the same.

Also, Firefox randomly crashes all the time, and many things on my computer go through the "not responding" phase multiple times a day.

I work a lot in photoshop, and it is pure agony because my computer is SO SLOW

I have a dell, windows vista.

I also have spybot search and destroy, Ad-Aware, and Super Anti-Spyware, also McAfee. None of them are picking up much. Sometimes they will find cookies, and once a Trojan-Dropper. But my computer problems continue

Thank you so much for reading all this, now I just tried to generate a Hijackthis log files and I am having a problem, Hijack this is telling me, "For Some Reason your system denied write access to host file. If hijacked domains are in this file, HijackThis may NOT be able to fix this. If that happens you need to edit the file yourself...."... Read more

A:browser hijcaked amoung other things.....

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i've been getting a warning from AVG free that a lop virus was detected and it keeps poping up. i found a thread here from somebody with a similar problem and realized it would probably be better to have somebody look at this thing from here since although the problem might be similar, it probably isn't identical. i'm running the win xp pro operating system. i've included the Superantispyware log and the HJT log. thanks for all the help.

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log

Generated 03/12/2008 at 12:45 PM

Application Version : 4.0.1154

Core Rules Database Version : 3417
Trace Rules Database Version: 1409

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:24:12

Memory items scanned : 425
Memory threats detected : 1
Registry items scanned : 4059
Registry threats detected : 23
File items scanned : 12220
File threats detected : 144

Adware.Vundo Variant/Resident

HKCR\... Read more

A:Solved: lop virus...probably amoung other issues, HELP!

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First, I'd like to say that I've been looking for a good techie forum for a good, long time... And I think I found it. Yall look promising, and I hope I can help and be helped while I'm here.

So, here's my problem... Oddly enough, it involves installing camera software that causes certian applications to fail in the launching process. I own two cameras: A Labtec Webcam and a Vivitar Vivicam 55. Both used to work perfectly fine up until recently. Now, whenever I install the software or have the software installed, several applications, including msinfo32 and my Nero WaveEditor (as well as Counter-Strike Source and numberous others) refuse to launch. I'll double click to start the applications, and I'll see my HDD LED fickle and fad along with the mouse loading icon... Then nothing. Nadda. Zip. No program, not even in the processes tab. Needless to say: This pisses me off.

The only way I was able to solve this problem was by reinstalling Windows after a FULL hard drive formatting. It was due time, anyways. Ever since, I've used system restore points so that I could attempt to fix the problem on my own. No luck, so far.

My theory involves updates to Windows XP. It's the ONLY explanation as I did manage to get the software and applications to work withen the first few hours after my computer had it's OS reinstalled. It should also be noted that I have a laptop, as well, and I've had the SAME problem with it, even though the applications on the laptop do not match... Read more

A:MSinfo32 (amoung others) Fails To Launch

Hi there and welcome to TSF...

Does the same happen in safe mode or from other user profiles on your PC?

you're probably on the right track by suspecting a Windows Update of some sort....it may be worth trying to uninstall each update one by one then reboot and test to see if the problem still occurs. If it does, continue to uninstall the updates, if not, then you have found the confliction.

Also, while you're doing this...ensure you disable Windows Update as it may try to re-download and install the updates after you uninstall them.

Hope that helps :-)

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Big Big problems on my system today. I believe (although its been denied) that a program was installed and uninstalled incorrectly on my system (by my teenage son). Besides having missing files and programs that won't start up, I am missing my start bar..the whole bar..at the bottom of the desktop/screen. Also, when I click on, say, IE to open up, it looks like it opens up then disappears. When I do a control-alt-delete, it looks like IE is up and running. Any ideas on how I can get my start bar back and programs to stop running "in the background"? I am running Win XP. Also I am unable to log on to Outlook to retrieve email. KIDS!!! Please note: I've tried starting up in Safe Mode but the bar is gone that way too...

Thanks for any help!


A:Start Bar gone amoung other things wrong

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I have tried to follow numerous other posts and I am not able to remove the threats from my computer. I tried to use SmitFraudFix and that did not work and I tried numerous different spyware removal tools including Ad-Aware SE. It seems that each fix posted is customized to the individual issues each user is having. I am postingthe HijackThis log in hopes that someone will be able to help. Thanks!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:14:36 PM, on 10/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X74-X75\lxbbbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\R... Read more

A:Solved: Networm-i.Virus amoung others

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My computer has worked fine for years (~4 years old) until very recently (yesterday, it worked in the morning but started acting up in the afternoon)

I have been having issues and noticing it has been freezing a lot
Ive run countless malware/anti virus scans (malwarebytes and microsoft security essentials) but they find nothing
I defragged using defraggler
I periodically run Ccleaner to fix my registry and clear cache

thinking it was my HDD getting old I ran a check disk (checking both boxes: fix bad sectors and fix system errors)
It kept freezing on "CHKDSK verifying free space 5 of 5" at 63% each time
So I forced shutdown and rebooted and backed up my important files

While backing up I noticed my computer worked fine when navigating folders. also I have no issues with excel. But if I startup firefox or IE, when I try to use a search feature it freezes (not completely bc i can move the cursor but it in a never ending loading state, eventually forcing me to force shutdown and reboot.

I opened in safemode (with network off) and was able to open IE and Firefox and turn off all addons and extensions
I noticed "shockwave flash 11.4.402.265" was the only recently updated file (i have autoupdates on) so this too was then disabled
I then restarted

Everything now SEEMS to work great

No more freezing issues, and so far (about 10 minutes haha) i havent had an issue. but that is 9 more minutes then I had yesterday (it was one of those frustrating days that we h... Read more

A:Computer crashes: Shockwave or a bigger problem?

Lets not guess. Go to the website of your Hard Drive manufactuer and test the drive. Post your results and we go from there.

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I've had this computer for about a year and I've always had problems. I use to get blue screens when loading things that use a lot of memory. Now the computer will just freeze with blue screen and I have to reboot. It doesn't happen every time though.

For example, I'll be playing World of Warcraft which uses a lot of memory, I'll minimize and load iTunes. Sometimes it will freeze as it loads, sometimes it won't. Sometimes after it crashes and I reboot, I'll get a MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION blue screen as windows loads. If I restart again, windows will load properly.

I have the case standard 420w power supply. I used a power supply calculator and it was a bit over 420w but I don't know how accurate those are. Heres what's in my computer using power:

Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
1,024 MB Ram (512x2)
Realtek AC'97 sound card
Floppy drive
Two optical drives (DVD-ROM and CD/DVD RW)
One hard drive
3-4 fans total
4 usb
case lights

A:Computer problems - need bigger power supply?

This one should work well with your board.


If you want to kick it up a notch for future upgrades choose this one.


If you want something a little less expensive, but good.


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A friend gave me her computer to try and fix, upon receiving it, it took an hour to boot up, I fixed that problem..the Firewall had been turned off sine ATT installed her high speed connection and no updates were run since July 2008, I enabled the Firewall, ran all the update to date. There is a ton of trogens/malware on this computer like Vundo keeps popping up, I can?t get rid of all of them, Vundo keeps poppping up. I have ran the Onecare live, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, VundoFix, VirtumundoBeGone, sdFix, Trend Micro?list goes on. Everything I run says it cleans them, the Vundo fixes say none are found. Then when I run again they are back??? I can?t seem to get rid of all these this nasty things, so I am asking for help and have posted my HiJackThis Log. Last time I offer to look at a friend?s computer, not worth it if he wasn?t smart enough to turn the firewall and update on??Thanks in advance for your help!!!

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by main at 20:11:00.35 on 02/28/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.189 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Anti-Virus - SBC Yahoo! Online Protection *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system... Read more

A:Major malware issue (vundo amoung others?)

OK, I fixed it. The Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware instructions never said to run it in Safe Mode, I ran in Safe mode and it is running smoothly now with no problmes.

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Seems to be normal, I was told. But as this happens anyway, i want to slow down the process as hard as possible. F.ex. by using ccleaner and transferring the temp-folder to another partition, etc.

Yet there seem to be strange things happening. I just encoded a video to a non-C-location. during the encoding the C: partition gained a few hundred MB's. But as the encoding was finished, those few hundred mb's didnt delete themselves again, even after running ccleaner.

So, basically all i did was encoding a file which is not on C: into another file, which also is not on C:. Yet C: gained finally a few hundres mb's.

Anyone know why that is?

A:C-Partition gets bigger and bigger

When you run C cleaner, by default it looks for certain areas... particularly when you are decoding / encoding videos it will create a temp file.

If the temp file is not inside the Windows Directory, the Cleaner won't find it unless you tell it to look there.

Also, if your encoder / decoder program is not told to delete the left behinds it will in fact keep the temp files there as well. There are a lot of scenarios.

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I got a system in recently with a weird issue. It would reset after a few minutes, and then shorter and shorter intervals on restart continually. I tested for all the normal stuff (power supply, temperature, unplugged the video card) and checked the error logs but only the unexpected restarts were listed, with no suspicious events around them.

If I removed a memory stick it ran fine though. I thought it was a bad stick but I ran memtest on both sticks without errors for a few passes. Immediately though if I plug in both sticks the system won't stay on for more than a minute or two.

I adjusted just about every bios setting concerning memory without change, and tried loading bios failsafe defaults.

Anyways I'm considering between just telling the owner that the system can only support one ram stick now, likely due to some motherboard fault, or trying to do a bios update though I'm a bit hesitant that if there are issues with the motherboard maybe I should just leave the bios version alone.

I'd be interested in hearing others takes on the issue.

CPU- AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ 2.40GHZ
Motherboard- amd690gm-m2
RAM- CORSAIR CM2X1024- 6400C4 800 MHZ 4-4-4-12

A:System restarts with two memory sticks, fine with one

Often a faulty memory stick will work by itself, but then fail once running in duel channel.

Unfortunately this is very difficult to test with two sticks, so there's no guarantee that this is the issue. You may just have to buy some new memory.

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okay, this is getting quite frustrating, it started a few months ago when i moved, hooked up my desktop and it ran fine, then it shut off and wouldnt start back up, so i figured it was the power supply after trying and trying to get it to turn on with no avail, i gave up and just wated till i could afford a new power supply, well i finally have the money for it, but out of curiousity i tryed to plug it in and it worked, now all i keep getting is the blue screen of death with small memory dump or complete memory dump, it will stay on for a hour to 2 hrs then blue screen, i have to restart it sometimes 2 or 3 times, because the screen will pop back up as soon as i load into my desktop, I thought maybe it was a virus or adaware but have ran both programs and found nothing, Help what else can i do? I am tired of being in the middle of mail or convos and then losing everything, I did order the new power supply BTW

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me

I have included the last 5 dmp files

A:compaq presario restarts on its own small memory dump

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

All your minidumps crash at ftdibus.sys. See HERE for further info. They all have a bugcheck of 0A.


Typically due to a bad driver, or faulty or incompatible hardware or software. Technically, this error condition means that a kernel-mode process or driver tried to access a memory location to which it did not have permission, or at a kernel Interrupt ReQuest Level (IRQL) that was too high. (A kernel-mode process can access only other processes that have an IRQL lower than, or equal to, its own.)

I suggest that you update this driver.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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Ok Here's the deal sometimes either I will be playing a game or I will just be doing something on my comp and it will just come up with a blue screen and give me what looks like a memory dump. When I play a game it just restarts the computer and flashes the blue screen of death right before it restarts it. I've tried rolling back my video card driver I've tired doing the windows update and I tried getting new motherboard drivers. When Windows restarts it brings up withe Send error report or don't send so I sent it and it said that it was caused by a driver but was not able to tell which diver it was so any ideas on how I can find out what this is and fix it? Please email me [email protected] thanks.

A:Random Memory Dumps, Blue Screen and restarts

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boot time blue screen comes:physicallydumping memory and then restarts, os win7 what to do? other os in other drives working condition.

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A device manager wasn't mentioned from the manufacturer. The manufacturer is PNY. Anyone know why it might cause the computer to run on virtual memory? There is a warning box that pulls up reading "out of memory at line:1521". I don't know what I need to do.

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Hello, i have a Windows 7 64bit OS and i am running a Laptop.
Ever since i had this virus (Win32 malware gen) which kept coming up with a notifications of the virus on avast every 2-5 minutes my computer was running slow and when i deleted the virus, by dragging it in to the recycle bin and erasing it, my computer was still running slow?


System manufacturer- EMachines
System Model- eME443
RAM- 2 GB DDR3 memory
Processor- AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350
Graphics card- AMD Radeon HD 6310

I've tried so many things to fix this problem, I have tried;
-Deleting the cache of all my browsers
-Cleaning and defragging my registry with "Clean My PC- Registry Cleaner"
-Deleting the 'appdata' cache
-Installing new drivers
-Searching for viruses with avast
-Doing a Memory/RAM test with "MemTest"

(By the way I currently haven't been getting virus notifications, so i don't think the problem is a virus)

(one time i got a BSOD, which on the top of the BSOD it said something about 'PAGEING ERROR)

I attached Images of;
-My Task Managers 'Processes' tab
-My Task Managers 'Processes- All users' tab
-My Task Managers 'performance' tab
-My Avast virus report of the virus I had before


A:LOW Computer Memory- ONLY 90MB or less Free Memory? Soo Slow?

Hello GiCOMMANDO and welcome to Seven Forums.

I would run another full scan using the free Malwarebytes. It has a good reputation of finding things other products miss. Another highly recommended free on-demand scanner is ESET Online Scanner. (No anti-malware product is 100% effective 100% of the time. If there was such a thing we'd all be using it. A second - or third - malware scan is a good thing.)



From your first screen shot it appears that a portion of your 2GB RAM is being set aside, most likely for your graphics card. Your computer is starting out with less than a full 2GB RAM and 2GB is the absolute recommended minimum. I'd give serious thought to increasing RAM to 4GB (I believe your machine will handle up to 8GB and prices are very low right now.)

Because of that virus, it's possible that critical system files may have been damaged or corrupted. Try running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two, this tutorial.) If problems are found run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

And don't forget your basic maintenance chores such as disk cleanup, defrag, disk check, etc. Please post back if anything helped or not.

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Hello, i have a Windows 7 64bit OS and i am running a Laptop.
Ever since i had this virus (Win32 malware gen) which kept coming up with a notifications of the virus on avast every 2-5 minutes my computer was running slow and when i deleted the virus, by dragging it in to the recycle bin and erasing it, my computer was still running slow?


System manufacturer- EMachines
System Model- eME443
RAM- 2 GB DDR3 memory
Processor- AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350
Graphics card- AMD Radeon HD 6310

I've tried so many things to fix this problem, I have tried;
-Deleting the cache of all my browsers
-Cleaning and defragging my registry with "Clean My PC- Registry Cleaner"
-Deleting the 'appdata' cache
-Installing new drivers
-Searching for viruses with avast
-Doing a Memory/RAM test with "MemTest"

(By the way I currently haven't been getting virus notifications, so i don't think the problem is a virus)

(one time i got a BSOD, which on the top of the BSOD it said something about 'PAGEING ERROR)

I attached Images of;
-My Task Managers 'Processes' tab
-My Task Managers 'Processes- All users' tab
-My Task Managers 'performance' tab
-My Avast virus report of the virus I had before
-SFC Verify log details


-I've done eset's virus scan and nothing came up, i've,so i dont think i have a virus any more.

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A:LOW Computer Memory- ONLY 90MB or less Free Memory? Soo much lag?

I would recommend a wipe and clean install because:

1. Dragging and dropping malware into recycle bin is no way to remove an infection
Despite your ESET scans, I think there is a strong possibility you have remnants of this infection in your system.

2. You used a registry cleaner to clean what? These do more harm than good if you aren't knowledgeable in this area.

3. You have some BSOD problems - malware remnants?

4. System corruptions that SFC cannot fix.

I also recommend running this:

1. Download and save this tool to your desktop:

2. Run the tool, and then click 'Copy' - ignore any errors if they appear

3. Use CTRL+V to paste the unedited results of the validation tool here in your next reply

More detail : Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions


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About once every other day my computer decides to restart by itself....
After it reboots i get "windows has recovered from a serious error" with this error signature:

BCCode : 1000000a BCP1 : 00000004 BCP2 : 00000002 BCP3 : 00000000
BCP4 : 804E6617 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 768_1

Anything I could do?

Thanks in advance

A:Computer restarts by itself

Start -> right click My Computer>properties>advanced tab> in the startup and recovery section, click settings> under system failure, uncheck the “automatically restart” box. rather than restart a stop error message should be generated. Please post that message


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Ok so this is a windows XP computer that i am trying to fix for someone. Whenever it starts up, it seems to be ok except this strange thing, if you move the mouse even a half inch, the computer restarts itself, going through the shutdown sequence etc.

Also if you press any arrow keys on the keyboard it does this, but not if you hit any other key like windows or tab etc. Ive gone through safe mode and other modes and it still does this. If you don't press anything, the computer wont restart. Both the keyboard and mouse are PS/2 jacks, and she said the only that happened to the computer was that norton or some sort ran a scan over the weekend, which she said was frozen on the screen when she came in. Computer worked fine last she used it.

I'm not sure how or why that would cause this to happen but if any of you have some sort of idea it would help.


A:Computer Restarts itself

check your voltage readings in the bios
can you try usb k/b and mouse on it

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Hello I have had this problem for a while, the computer just restarts when it wants to and usually when it is idle and I leave it and come back then the screen is black and I have to restart it. I have updating drivers and bios but nothing helps. I have tried tunring off all overclocking. I have not installed any new programs or hardware. Here latley I leave the main menu up in Team Fortress 2 and come back to see a black screen. I have ran memory tests and burn in tests and all have passed. My specs are

Windows Server 2008 x64 (updated)
AMD 64 X2 5200+ @3.01 Ghz
4 GB OCZ 667 MHz
2x Geforce 7800 512 MB
MSI K9N SLI Platinum
OCZ 700W power supply

I know it is nothing from overheating because I continuously monitor that. I am attatching some dump files if anyone can look at them. Thanks for whoever does.

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My father is having a problem with his new computer, about two weeks old. Sometimes in the middle of the day, or in the middle of the night, it will shut off and restart itself. He claims that this has been happening close to when he received it. We had no real proof of it restarting until last night when he was actually using it and it restarted before his eyes. He is running Windows XP MCE 2005. Here are the specs for the computer.

Dell Dimension E510
Intel Pentium 4 (3.4 GHz)
1GB DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz
256MB ATI Hyper Memory PCI-Express X16 Radeon X600 SE
250GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM)

A:Computer Restarts By Itself

You would be best to call the company you got it from and get them to give advice or take a look at it as it is still under warranty

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hi i have a problem that my computer restarts... i could be normally surfing the web and it just restarts and i try running spybot and when it is almost done it restarts i try running in safe mode and spybot restarts... can this be a virus

A:computer restarts

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When there is a power cut my ups gives back up but, when the power comes back my pc restarts
I have also tried with a different UPS but it still didn't work

A:computer restarts

I've not seen that before. If it's occurring with two different UPS's, I'd suspect an issue with the PC (ie: power supply), and it's overly sensitive to power fluctuations.

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I recently built a computer and for some reason it wont stop restarting.

It has
Antec 902 Case
Intel 920
Corsair HX750W Professional Series power supply
Corsair 6GB
Asus P6T Motherboard
Prolima Tech CPU Cooler -Megahalems
2X IPSG Samsung 22X DVD-RW Sata
S-Flex Scythe 120mm Quiet Fan 1600RPM
SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 4890

Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS 1.5TB
2X Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache in RAID 0


-I replaced the memory, Motherboard, Power supply.
If i run memory test with no hard drives installed the computer still restarts. Only after i leave it running for a while. If i let it cool down and use it, everything is fine.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Computer Restarts--HELP

Hi and to BC corsair750. Ok so i think it may be overheating:http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php go there and then install and run it and check your temps and post a screenshot in your next post. also you really should not be running it for 2 days non stop it is not good for the components also it sucks power you would probably drop a few bucks on your power bill if you just shut it off when you are not using it.

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i just did a windows update and when my computer restarted after installing the updates.. the resolution is 640x480 and the color is 4 bit. when i change it to the right ones and press OK or Apply. the screen flashes and the computer restarts. how can i get my display settings back to normal?

A:Computer restarts on its own! XP

Try updating the display adapter driver. What graphics card are you using?

System Information for Windows (SIW)
Belarc Advisor
Mitec System Information

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Every now and then my computer shuts down then restarts on its own. I notice that any usernames and passwords that i have set to remember are reset.(thought that might help determine the issue).

I get this error in my event viewer I dont know if its related

"Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected"

OS=Windows 7 Ultimate.

A:Computer Restarts on its own.

control panel>
advanced system settings > - link on left hand side

startup and recovery - settings>
under the title - system failure
untick - automatically restart


now when it crashes - it willnot restart and the blue screen should stay on the screen
post the info on the screen
it will give the errorcodes and a filename, if caused by a driver.

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I just recently reformatted a friend's hard drive after her computer was boggged down w/ viruses. I copied what she wanted saved to another computer, formatted her hard drive, installed Win98SE, and copied her stuff back over to her hdd (after doing virus scans on everything). After putting the hdd back in, her computer has started rebooting itself out of no where. Everything seems to be plugged in fine, although I'll double check that the CPU fan is working properly. Does anyone have any ideas? She didn't have this problem before.

A:Computer restarts on its own

If it's a software prob, you probably got something malicious overlooked in that mess you copied from her system. To rule out if it's a hardware prob, get a copy of ultimatebootdisk and boot from it and do a memtest86 (ultimateboot has loads of great apps to diagnose) on the system, letting it complete all 8 tests. 0 counts as a number in computerland so after memtest has run the 7th test and all is ok, you can rule out hardware probs in the motherboard, cpu, or memory system.

Just some stuff 4 u 2 try.

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Didnt know which forum to put this in, but as I have Vista (Business) thought this one would do. Basically, heres the deal. I was watching a DVD on my laptop one day, and it turned itself off for no reason. It wasnt a power issue, so i restarted it. 15-20 seconds later it turned off again. Now it keeps turning off every 15-20 seconds after being restarted no matter what I do - if I am in BIOS, if I am starting windows (including safe mode etc)... I have no idea what to do... I mean, if I could keep it on for long enough I could at least runa virus scan, or at least start up windows properly, but as it is im stumped...

Any suggestions?

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Never did it before. Only started, I noticed, after I installed new Antivirus program. "Kaspersky Internet Security 2010" I'll just be checking my email or using photoshop, etc, and it'll just restart without warning. No idea why.

My computer's an old Commpaq Presario - about 5/6 years old

A:Computer restarts by itself

Welcome to BCWhat makes you believe it is a infection issue?We'll try a few scans to make sureSome types of malware will disable Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it first.Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file file and rename it to mysetup.exe.Double-click on mysetup.exe to start the installation.If that did not work, then try renaming and changing the file extension. click this link if you do not see the file extensionRight-click on the mbam-setup.exe file, rename it to mysetup and change the .exe extension to .scr, .com, .pif, or .bat.Then double-click on mysetup.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to begin installation.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files.Right-click on mbam.exe, rename it to myscan.exe.Double-click on myscan.exe to launch the program.If that did not work, then try renaming and change the .exe extension in the same way as noted above.Double-click on myscan.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to launch the program.If using Windows Vista, refer to How to Change a File Extension in Windows Vista.Be sure to update MBAM through the program's interface (preferable method) or manually download the definition updates and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Then perform a Quick Scan in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mo... Read more

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Ive recently restored my computer back to factory settings due to an error at start up, but every now and again it just restarts by itself when im half way through something.... Plus i have a file in C:/ called instp.exe which sometimes Takes up all processing power unless i stop the task at startup. When the computer restarts, it sometimes sends an error report back saying its my usb modem (Webstar from scientific Atlanta) but i have no idea what to do, or even what my modem is called, so icant update the drivers. Someone help with These problems please? It would be Sooooooo much appreciated.

A:Computer Restarts

You can look at the modem to determine which it is and download drivers here if you need them:http://www.scientificatlanta.com/products/...redownloads.htmRead this first:Updating Webstar USB drivers on Windows XPhttp://www.scientificatlanta.com/products/...ERS%20v3.20.pdf

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