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Q: Comp keeps crashing

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

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

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

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A: Comp keeps crashing

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

Do you receive a blue screen when it crashes?

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

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Hi guys,

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

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

Thanks in advance...

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

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

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

Hi guys,

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

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

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

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.blueyonder.co.uk/blueyonder/index.jsp
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ok im not sure if this is a hardware or software problem.. but i thought id start here....

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

here is the hijackthis

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

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

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A:comp keeps crashing..

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

unzip it & double click the gmer.exe file

select rootkit tab & press scan

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

also select the autostarts tab & do the same there

then

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

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

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

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

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any help please keep getting following blue screen message

stop: 0x0000007A

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

and comes up with following

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

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

A:Comp keeps crashing

How to find and post your Minidump Files:

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

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

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

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

i just dont know whats going on...
 

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I curently have XP Pro on my comp for the last couple of weeks when it crashes i get an error message that says: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM\32\CONFIG\SYSTEM file can not be found or is corrup. I will reinstall windows and it works for a day or so then crashes to the same error message.

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

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

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

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

Here are afew links that might help:

Microsoft Support
Help2Go
DevHood
 

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

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System:

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

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

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

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

A:Please help whole comp crashing

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

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

plz help
 

A:My comp keep crashing why?

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

itll restart after it crashes by it self.

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

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

A:Comp crashing

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

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

Get back to us if these help or not.
 

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

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

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

How can I pinpoint my problem more?

Any scanners I can download etc?
 

A:Comp crashing! -Please Help!

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


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

A:comp keeps crashing HELP

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

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

Nish x
 

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

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

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

need help..

A:Errors crashing comp!

run the system file checker = put in your windows disk

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

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

hit enter

what antivirus programs do you have installed?

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

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

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

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

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

A:Purplescreen -ish (Comp Crashing)

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

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

Error code 1:

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

Error code 2

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

A:My comp is randomly crashing

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

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

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Hi,

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

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

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

I do have 1.5GB RAM

Help Please?

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

Thank you, Marie
 

A:Help! Comp crashing constantly!! Please?

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

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

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

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

A:Comp crashing constantly, never seen this before

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

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

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Hello.

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:My Comp keeps crashing and not restarting.

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

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

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

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hi everyone,

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

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

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

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

A:Games crashing on my comp

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

any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:comp randomely crashing

ok

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thx.
 

A:Comp keeps crashing - DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Go HERE and follow the instructions.

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

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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

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

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

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

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Check new software

Disable Bios memory options such as caching, or shadowing.

Technical info:

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

Beginning dump, dump sucessfull

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

A:WIFI crashing my comp??

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

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

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

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

Some things ive tried to fix it:

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

PLEASE HELP!!

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

Thanks and if you need anymore info please tell me!

A:Need Help! Comp Crashing With No Bsod!

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

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

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

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

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

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

thanks gmanwill.
 

A:Solved: comp. crashing

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

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

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

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

This message has been copied to your clipboard.
Click OK to continue the rest of the scan.
I got this error and another one when I ran the HJT. The other one I popped up twice but got replaced on the clipboard by this one it seems.






Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:comp going slow, crashing sometimes, here's a log

bump...

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

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

A:Comp keeps crashing in game

Hi -

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

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

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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

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

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

I hope you guys can help me.

Anyway I downloaded hijack this and this is my log:

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
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A:Please Help! Viruses and now comp keeps crashing

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

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

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

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

A:comp crashing too much--hjt log inside

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

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

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

Thanks for the help
 

A:Problems With CS:S Crashing Comp

my geforce 9600 gt does that.

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

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

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

Here is the error I keep getting when my comp crashes

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

A:Comp keeps crashing, same error

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

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


i was on my computer last night, working fine.

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

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

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


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

A:Comp crashing after loading windows

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

good luck!

Antil0ck
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I have tried a few games out on my new comp but not long into playing a few of them they just shut my computer down and crash. The game becomes extremely laggy and then just shuts off after a few minutes of playing time.

Games that crash my comp: Medal of Honor Airborne, Mafia II so far.

Empire total war works which is wierd it seems that high action FPS games seem to choke up and kill the comp.

I have a intel Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.66 Ghz
Windows home premium 64 bit
8.00 Gig Ram
ATI Radeon HD 4600

I really dont know what to do I would really like to play these games.

Thanks for any insight.

Edit: Well i can add Call of duty Black ops to that list of games that crash my comp. Call of duty actually runs great on my system but the in the second mission the computer reboots.

I have re-installed the catalyst drivers and the directx, also the physx as well.

Im stumped i just got this comp back from repairs.
 

A:Games crashing/rebooting comp

Maybe it's software related?...I myself have a certain driver for some software on my computer that crashes games like Sims 2, Microsoft flight sim and more...It kept coming up with the BSOD and it took me awile to find the little bugger.

I suppose you could try killing what you know you won't need in the bottom left taskbar. That's how i got round it anyway.
 

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Hello, I Just bought a video card a Asus GeForce N6600 and when i start a game my computer just crashes (Games are from Steam like Counterstrike and DoD).The temperature of the card is around 32 degreese and the ram temperature it says is 29 degreese.
 

A:Comp Crashing Cause of Video Card?!?

Hello and welcome to techspot!

Have you already ruled out the simple stuff?

1. Updated to the latest drivers for the 6600
2. Updated your motherboard's AGP/chipset drivers
3. If 1 and 2 didn't fix you up, check how old your current bios is, and consider updating it.
 

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

A:Comp keeps crashing when playing games?

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

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i have a comp that keeps crashing as i play any game.
i have 3.2ghz pentium 4 processor
gforce 256mb 5600 graphics card
my computer just crashes after about 5 mins if im luckyy
 

A:My comp keeps crashing as i play games

Ok we need more info.

What OS (thinking xp)
Latest drivers?
How long has the problem been going on?
Any changes to the hardware recently?
Any error messages? or logs?

and lastly, when you say crash does it reboot? or does it just freeze up?

Sean
 

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Hi,

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

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

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

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

Anyone any ideas ???
 

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Hi Guys,
Just run PC mark vantage for first time since installing ASus Dark Knight Top 4870 and it is crashing my machine. BSOD etc and the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

anyone got any ideas why

Andy

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First i'd like to say that, although this is my first post, i've gotten an enormous amount of help from reading the posts. Any time i have a question about my computer, i come here first.

Second, about the only thing i use my computer for is computer games. I don't do programming, music, pictures, anything like that, just games. I'm using a pentium 4, with a Radeon VE.

This is the end stage of a long running problem (it's a long story that i'll do my best to shorten)

When i try to install some programs the computer will freeze. I've tried cd-rom, floppy, downloads. Sometimes it will just freeze, give me a black screen and freeze, or give me a wierd screen and freeze . (wierd being scewed colors, lines, fuzz, etc)

I've just bought new HD and installed win 98, so i think i can discount any virus or unknown program. Haven't connected to internet, only loaded programs from cd-rom. I've narrowed it down to the video card. I've got integrated video on the motherboard, if i remove the radion card and plug monitor into that i can install just fine.

I'm guessing i need to adjust something within the radeon's settings, but i'm at a loss. ATI support hasn't been able to help me.

Also, it's not the monitor, i've changed monitors with no appreciable difference. I'm sure you'll need additional information, ill respond as quickly as i can.
 

A:comp crashing due to video problem?

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

A:Digital cammera crashing comp

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

Maybe try a different usb port as well.

Regards Howard
 

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Hi everyone,

I've been experiencing some (seemingly) random computer restarts. I posted my crash information in the Windows OS forum and got redirected here. I've had this problem for a year or so now and it comes and goes, with no restarts for months and then bursts of many. I made a thread quite a while ago concerning this issue which is now locked.

I got told to mention that my error is 0x8E and the driver cited is AmdK8.sys. Here's some extra information too!

Source: System Error
Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003

Error code
1000008e, parameter1 c000001d, parameter2 806d9e14, parameter3 80549bc4, parameter4 00000000.

I tried to attach my minidump but it says that i can't because it's already uploaded it another thread. Check it out in the second post (if you need it) at

techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?p=719899&posted=1#post719899

Thanks for any help you can give me,
Dave.
 

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