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Issue stops when capturing with Process Monitor

Q: Issue stops when capturing with Process Monitor

Background: I have an issue with a piece of software that works fine in Win 7 but in Win10 the scanner feature has issues. Basically when you click the scan button to take you to the scan page you get the Windows 10 blue ring timer and you have to kill the process.
So I thought I would try seeing what was happening with Process Monitor. I started Process Monitor then opened the app and clicked scan and it worked! I have now tried it several time and it always works when Procmon is Capturing and fails when it is not.
Has anyone see or got any idea why?

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Not sure if this is the right forum to post in, but... I have my computer running into my monitor through the VGA port, and my 360 running into it through the DVI port.

I'm wondering (stupidly I'm sure), if there is any method to capturing my 360 gameplay onto my computer? I know they make desktop recorders, but does that work even if I switch the input signal, or will it just be black?

A:Monitor capturing question

You might have to install a video capture card to do this

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Wasn't sure where to post this, but thought this was a good start. I have a Dell Dimension E510, Windows XP. Everything was working great until I shut the machine off while I was out of town for a few days. Upon returning, I booted up the machine and it it quickly completed about 95% of the boot process (as shown by the progress bar), then hangs up and just stops doing anything. Nothing will work on it other than turning it completely off at the power switch. Diagnostic lights flash during the boot up process until the very end when numbers 1 & 4 remain constant lit. Tried to hit F12 during the short boot up process to enter into a diagnostic state, but it doesn't respond to F12 or even F2 to view the process. Could not boot into Safe Mode either.

Any clues or help would be greatly appreciated.

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Unfortunately those diagnostic light parameters are not on the dell diagnostic chart for that model.

Are you sure you are tapping F12 several times during the Dell logo splash screen, It usually takes more than 1 keystroke to get the F12 screen. Then run diagnostics.

I would also unplug the PC power cord and open the case, remove the memory modules and reseat them twice to clean the contacts, then try booting.

If you get into the bios, check the date and time, if it is way off suspect a failing cmos battery, replace it with a new one, then enter the bios and "load defaults" saving changes on exit of the bios.

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Hi, I hope someone can help me with this as I cant find a solution online. A while ago I deleted a few programs that I thought I didnt need and this problem appeared - I keep getting flicked out of applications to find Internet Explorer has stopped working followed shortly after by Host Process has stopped working. Games seem less stable and I experience crashes from time to time although i never had a single crash in the last 3 years before this.

One of the programs I deleted was Microsoft Silverlight and also I think I deleted and re-installed NET frameworks. I cant quite remember exactly..... so is there a way to find out what I deleted that day? is it stored in a log somewhere?

I dont use Internet Explorer and this problem is even more annoying because of this.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 210 , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 469937 MB, Free - 56579 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, A6VMX, 0A, UY30936044278
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

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Hi Good Peoples,

Have a problem and am hoping for some help please.

My PC goes through the BIOS stage and starts to load Windoze 7, the GUI comes up and then it just stays there, goes into space with nothing happening.

I have booted in Safe Mode and that works, but it won't boot into Safe with Command Prompt or Networking.

I have tried the Repair my Computer option but that did not fix it. Then I did a System Restore but that did not fix it either.

Not sure as to what to do next.

A:Windows stops during boot process

Damn! It just got worse.

Now it won't even boot in safe mode.

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Bought a new hp pc Pro 400 G3 MT without any OS in it. Tried to install from the cd room windows 7, but the process will stop very soon because the keyboard and/or mouse will become inresponsive. I changed the usb ports for both kb and mouse with no result at all. I changed the kb ps/2 but again with no sucsess. Any suggestion pls.  Thankyou

A:Can not install OS windows 7. The process stops because the ...

Hi: Please see this discussion which will solve your dilemma. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Can-not-install-windows-7-on-new...  

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Ive read the threat below about the same problem and I think that problem is caused by something different.

Right the only errors I can find in Event Viewer at the times when I get these messages are application errors:
Faulting application svchost.exe, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0x4549adc4, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0x4549bdc9, exception code 0xc000000d, fault offset 0x000bc57d, process id 0x7b4, application start time 0x01c7cf69ea1dd3cc

When host process stops working trying to run applications or installing things results in:
The pipe state is invalid.
The system is not accepting control messages at this time.

And when pressing ctrrl+alt+delete results in windows cannot open security options or something similar.

Thanks for any help.

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i am using vista OS . my problem is that if i start any application it is starting normally but in the middle of the process it is getting stopped and the windows is reporting that
"program name.exe" stopped working. For example if i play "nfs most wanted" game , the game starts normally but in about a minute it stops and a report appears that "nfsMW.exe " stopped working and it asks me to close the program. this is the situation for most of the programs. please help me .

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I´ve just installed xp and when I open folders with large file-sizes like mpeg or avi my computer crashes. After about 5 mins a popup tells me that drwtsn32.exe does not respond(?).

I´ve got a swedish version and don't know exactly how its translated.

Anyway, its the error window and 2 buttons: "Report" "Don't Report" or "Send" "Don't Send", I´m not sure

Well, anyone who knows what the problem is? It's really annoying and I can't get to my homepages


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Hi, been having a really annoying issue today involving one of those "Host process for Windows Services has stopped working and has closed" deals. Thus far I've tried alot of general fixes from complete scans including svc in command prompt and chkdsk at startup, even cleaning out old temp files. Nothing has worked. To compound my frustration, it seems to be linked with an inability to access Windows Update. It appears to have only started today, and what generally happens once it closes is Vista attempts to restart it over, and over again. I'm pretty much out of ideas. I'd really appreciate some help!

Below are some of the most recent error logs taken from Event Viewer.

Faulting application svchost.exe, version 6.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x47918b89, faulting module unknown, version, time stamp 0x00000000, exception code 0xc0000005, fault offset 0x0001624b, process id 0x13dc, application start time 0x01cbc4f13ea95f00
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

Thank you for any help!

UPDATE: The is possibly more cause for concern. Apparently I have been blocked from accessing several malware removal and/or internet security s... Read more

A:Host Process Stops working and Closes

OK, here is the DDS log. Sorry for the length! Attached is the zip file.
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Lycan at 17:30:41.35 on Sat 02/05/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1918.803 [GMT -8:00]

AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Outdated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Outdated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

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

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k Networ... Read more

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Hi, been having a really annoying issue today involving one of those "Host process for Windows Services has stopped working and has closed" deals. Thus far I've tried alot of general fixes from complete scans including svc in command prompt and chkdsk at startup, even cleaning out old temp files. Nothing has worked. To compound my frustration, it seems to be linked with an inability to access Windows Update. It appears to have only started today, and what generally happens once it closes is Vista attempts to restart it over, and over again. I'm pretty much out of ideas. I'd really appreciate some help!

Below are some of the most recent error logs taken from Event Viewer.

Faulting application svchost.exe, version 6.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x47918b89, faulting module unknown, version, time stamp 0x00000000, exception code 0xc0000005, fault offset 0x0001624b, process id 0x13dc, application start time 0x01cbc4f13ea95f00
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

Thank you for any help!

A:Host Process Stops working and Closes

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team. I would like you to start a new thread and post a DDS log HERE and include a link to this thread. Please make sure that you read the information about getting started before you start your thread.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient. Help is on the way!

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Tried to install norton antivirus last night and got the following message: ERROR 1606 Could not access network location<Common Administrative Tools>. AllUsers\. I'm not sure what this means except I need to change it. Help please. What to do?

A:Error 1606 stops the install process\\need help

Read the Norton Antivirus 2003 section under "Cause". Unfortunately this isn't a new issue with NAV: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315352

Be certain to check the "if the behavior still occurs" link, too.



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Hi I am pulling my hair out with this one. I have a problem with a virus that is stopping me from saving MS word 2007 files when I log in as a specific user. When I click save or saveas nothing happens. I have tried all the suggestions on the web regarding template files and none work. I ran rkill and was instantly allowed to save, however when I log out and back in the problem is back. But the log file of rkill doesn't show any processes being stopped!

I have tried hyjackthis but the log file is the same before and after I run rkill

How can I find out what rkill is stopping and then permanently stop it

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This is a long story, so I will leave off most of it.Details:XP Pro w/sp3, two bootable drives, both partitioned w/ the 1st partition active,both active partitions have XP installed,Something got corrupted between the two active partitions. No idea how as I took precautions to prevent this, but apparently not enough. I tried to restore the image of the 2nd drive, but when I did so, I got this 'logging off' dialog box during the boot process. The process stops there, but after 2 minutes it goes into a 'loop', flashing two other dialog boxes (can't read because they are too brief) every few seconds. I then tried the image from the 1st drive, but I got the same thing.Any ideas what is happening and what to do about it other that start all over?

A:'Logging off' screen stops booting process then goes into a loop

System and model?

What software was used to create these "images"? Are you using same software to try to restore these "images"?


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I have just installed a Integral 16 GB SDHC card and dedicated it to ReadyBoost. Windows default settings decided to only take about 4GB of it for ReadyBoost so the rest of it is available for general use. The problem is that after I shut down the computer and then re-booted with the card in place, the computer got stuck half way through the boot process and just stayed there. I shut down the machine, removed the card from the onboard reader, re-booted and all was fine again. What's going on ?

A:SDHC ReadyBoost Card Stops Boot Process ?

Welcome to Seven Forums FredM8. Can't answer for the freezing, unless it is related. But see if the card is formatted Fat32, if so you will need to format it NTFS to use more than 4GB for Readyboost. A Guy

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I tried to do a destructive restore. The computer recognizes the CD (Compaq Restore Plus) to begin the restore process. However, after it reboots it doesn't recognize the same CD (that it asks to be inserted). I have all the original CDs it came with.1.Compaq Restore Plus2.Compaq Operating System Windows XP home3. (2) Restore Supplemental Software4. (2) Compaq Doc.Library and Compaq Color MonitorI have tried everyone of them. For some insight: pressing F10 at title screen goes to the bios screen.I hope someone can help. Thanks

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I have replaced a hard drive in a Satellite L 50 B. I purchased the recovery usb from Toshiba as recovery from the original disk was not possible.
My usb stick was promptly delivered to the wrong address! After the parcel was returned to myself I began the process and found that it got as far as
Finishing the installation SRS Premium Sound 3D. After a few hours I came to the conclusion that it was not going to progress any further I when into the desktop, updated it to 8.1 to see if the issue was hardware related. This seems to me that it is not. I have repeated the installation and got the same result. I suspect that the image on the usb recovery stick is corupted and so I tried to contact the support centre. They refered me to an automated animation that had no answers for my problem!

I have been at this now for days, and still no closer answer from Toshiba, and felt it was time to ask if anyone else has had this issue and managed to resolve it.

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After deleting lots of files with virusses, the C650 was slow. Decided to reinstall wondows 7 from the restore D: partition. Afther formatting C: restore failed.
I ordered Restore Media, USB recieved, followed procedure.
After 3 hours it tels me there is an error 1117. a Retry has started automattically. After 1 hour again Error 117 and the process stops.
I made an image of the screen

What can I do?

A:Recovery process stops Error 1117 Satellite C650

What you can do about that? I’m afraid not much.
As far as I know either it works or not and there is no some kind of “workaround”. You cannot force recovery installation to end installation.

Either is recovery image saved on USB defective or your notebook is the troublemaker, HDD maybe.

I presume you have started recovery image installation several times, right?
Does error message occur always after 41% of installation?

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Tried to look up in the forums on this subject but did not find solution.
This notebook PC worked fine on an ethernet adsl connection, but on
a USB ADSL this typical "generic host process for win32 services has encountered an error and needs to close" pops up. Now leaving it in a
corner it is possible to continue browsing the internet but one clics as
suggested it closes and to be able to browse again a complete restart
is necessary.
Here is the results.txt :
Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 4/1/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVGCtrl] "C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE" /min


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:30:49 PM, on 4/18/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Sierra\Planner\PLNRnote.exe
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A:generic host process for win32 services stops internet browsing

Hello, and welcome to TSF!

Download, unzip to your desktop CWShredder and run it, then:

1. Click "Check For Update"

(If an update isn't available, skip to step #4.)

2. Click "Click here to Download the upate".
3. When the new version has been downloaded, click "Save".
4. Click "Fix ->"


Let's look for, and delete, any program segments(prefetches) that might be present, and are associated with the 'problems' we're trying to remove from this system. To do this, let's:

1) Click "Start | Search", then search for each of these program's base name(s), in all files and folders:


2) Then if any are found in the 'prefetch' folder, delete them.

Look closely, since the 'base' name will have a bunch of random numbers and letters attached to it.


Next, Open a command prompt by:

1. Clicking "Start", then "Run...".
2. Enter "cmd" (without the quotes).
3. Enter "services.msc" (without the quotes).


Now, locate and 'stop' the following services, if present:

Microsoft AOL Instant Messenger ... (MSAOL32.exe)
Smart Card Client (SCardClnt) owner ... (C:\WINDOWS\system32\scmss.exe)

Look carefully, since the name of the service (above) can be anywhere in the entry; also be careful not to 'stop' any required system services.


Run HiJackThis then:

1. Click "... Read more

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Hey guys!

Thanks a lot for your help, you helped me already some time ago, with another pc.
You did it so thoroughly that I missed you, and came back for more :D

The title says it all I guess, I started getting a msg that the MSE process needed to be restarted. I attempted a full scan, and voila! it keeps stopping.

Here's the DDS:

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.5.1
Run by Subjuntivo at 22:06:36 on 2012-07-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.54.1033.18.3895.1703 [GMT -3:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {9765EA51-0D3C-7DFB-6091-10E4E1F341F6}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {2C040BB5-2B06-7275-5A21-2B969A740B4B}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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A:MSE process stops, unable to perform full scan + slow internet con

Hey guys,

I ran MSE, and found a something (coinmine, maybe?) so I'm pasting a new dds:

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.5.1
Run by Subjuntivo at 17:37:18 on 2012-07-12
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.54.1033.18.3895.1521 [GMT -3:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {9765EA51-0D3C-7DFB-6091-10E4E1F341F6}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {2C040BB5-2B06-7275-5A21-2B969A740B4B}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DW WLAN Card\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files&#... Read more

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My computer was working fine on Nov. 7. I did not use it for the following 3 days, which it was turned off, but on Nov. 11, I began experiencing a large number of issues immediately after booting up. The first sign of trouble is an error message that the User Profile Service is not working, immediately followed by "Host Process for Windows Services stopped and was closed". The computer slows, but is relatively functional. After this, other windows services fail (I do not have a record of these, as the message disappears quickly.), followed by the same Host Process message. I cannot do a windows Start Search as Windows freezes after typing one letter and Windows Explorer often fails. I have tried downloading many programs and opening programs on my computer, but this often leads to a "Pipe State is Invalid" error. Windows Security Center shows that I have no virus, spyware, or anti-malware protection even though avast is active. I had a similar issue about a year ago which I eventually fixed after a series of scans and uninstalling Autodesk Revit (Not sure why that worked). This time however, scans by avast, Malwarebytes AntiMalware and Anti-Rootkit, tdss killer, Windows System File Checker, and unHack Me/RegRun Reanimator do not detect issues, and when I attempt a system restore, I get the message "System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed. The restore point was damaged or was deleted... Read more

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I have Vista x64, Intel9400 quad core, 4gb Corsair ram.
Every 5 or 10 minutes I get a message stating "Host process for windows has stopped working" or I get one for IP Helper Process followed by Diagnostic Process. When this happens, the theme flashed from the regular bar to the one in my picture.
This causes my internet to disconnect randomly and also after about 5 host processes it gets stuck like that.

Also you may notice the "windows updates" thing telling me skype isnt updated. I do not have skype nad when i go to windows updates from start bar it says I am fully upgraded. Therefore I am sure that the skype thing is a virus but I cannot find anything on google and I cannot remove it or the process.

Just ask if you need a DxDiag.

A:Vista Host/IP/Diagnostic Process stops. Broken themes and random virus

hi if you have a virus or malware you may get the help you need here http://forums.techguy.org/54-malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/ i will get your post moved to there

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Every once in a while, this "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services" error notification shows up, and it stops my connection. How to fix this problem? It's annoying because I have to restart my laptop all the time..

A:"Generic Host Process for Win32 Services" notification keeps showing up and stops Internet connection

Is SP3 installed?

Are all critical updates installed?


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Hi Guy,

Now here's the deal, my sister just received this computer on loan from a friend. It's a personally built computer. I haven't started it so i have no idea of the specifications and i haven't gotten a chance to talk to the person who gave it to her. So... i have limited information. But the problem is that i connect the monitor and it starts up shows the manufacturer logo, then goes to the Windows loading page and then after that is finish the monitor goes into to standby as if there is no signal going to it. I don't know what that means. The tower (from what i can see from the outside) does have a video card, and that is the connection i am using. When i use the standard connection it came with it doesn't repond from the very beginning. Anywho, any help. The Monitor does work on another computer i have it hooked up my laptop as i'm speaking right now. So i do know the monitor works.





A:Monitor Stops Responding

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I have Dell Studio XPS 8100 Desktop. The  ST2210 21.5" Full HD Widescreen Monitor stops working after a while. I changed the cable but no luck. Now I have connected 19" Sony Monitor which is working, which means the power cable and the video card and HDMI cable are fine.
Can the monitor be repaired or need to buy a new one?
Kisan Bhat

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This just started this morning with no previous indications of problems. I'll turn on my computer, and everything will seem to be going normally. It'll run through the startup screens fine, but when it gets to the Windows XP boot screen, the monitor stops displaying anything after about a second. The green light stays on, so the monitor itself isn't shutting off. It's just a black screen. If I turn the monitor off and back on, it'll display for about a second again and then go back to the black screen like before. Also, while it's displaying, the screen seems to be a bit darker than usual, but I could be imagining that.
The computer still runs fine through all of this. I can even run it normally, so long as I'm quick and patient enough to do it in second-long increments.
I've tried restarting in safe mode, but it does the same thing. Likewise for vga display. (If that sounds completely off, it probably is. Just something I tried after seeing a tip on an old thread here.)
I'm having my girlfriend bring over her monitor tonight, so I can make sure it really is just my monitor itself and not a problem in the computer. Anything you might suggest I try in the meantime?

Edit: It's a Tyris T901DB 19" LCD monitor. Guess I should've put that in there somewhere.

A:Monitor stops displaying after about 1 second.

I'd lean toward the monitor at this point, if it was the video driver(another common cause), then it should work with VGA mode. I guess there's a chance its the video card but if you turn the monitor off and on and it works for a second it points to the monitor, with a very slight chance its the monitor cable.

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I know that its just my monitor because the sound from the video i was watching continued to play clearly but the screen had frozen and nothing was responding on the screen, including my mouse.

It happened again when i was patching a game and when i rebooted i discovered that even though it had frozen at 60% it jumped straight back to 98%, meaning the programme was still running in the background.

any ideas whats wrong here?

(if this is in the wrong place i do apologies but i am using a Windows 7 OS)

A:Monitor stops Responding

Hi -

If monitor is the known problem - try a different monitor.

Also, update video drivers and any drivers related to video, e.g., webcam.

Regards. . .



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I recently had an update. Before the update I could use a second monitor through a HMDI cable and it will not halt sound. Now after the update whenever I have my second monitor plugged in all sound stops. I have to unplug the second monitor to get my laptop to play sound again.

I have not changed any settings. Can someone please help get my laptop to play sound when I have a second monitor plugged in?

A:Monitor Stops All Sound

Oh my word. The sound suddenly started after I muted and unmuted a few times. It scared the life out of me. Please ignore this thread.

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I've been having this problem since late june
basically the monitor would shut off with either a sound loop or the sound keeps going for a while then stops and the only way out is a hard reboot
it started happening mostly in games at first but now it happens even while just messing around in the OS (Win Vista x64) I tried different drivers for the GPU, I cleaned the PC from the little dust there was in (fans heatsinks etc), no luck, sometimes I'd go in a game and play for a while then it'd happen or sometimes it'd happen right away, but these lately it's been happening quite more often than it used to.

it's been suggested to me that it's the CPU overheating and that I should get a new Fan for it and some said it was the GPU being faulty (been using this computer for a little over a year now.)

I don't know if it's an overheating problem but it started happening when things got hot in the summer and I don't have Air Conditioning in room the PC is located in.

Please help


A:Monitor goes off PC stops responding

Sure sounds like an over heating problem. Time to take it in.

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installed latest version of process monitor.
have xp home edition, sp3.
capture is permanently disabled. when clicking on i receive message:
unable to load Process Monitor device driver.

A:process monitor

Are you able to successfully use another Sysinternals utility like Process Explorer?

Can you use Process Explorer to verify that the Process Explorer driver is in fact loaded? (Select the SYSTEM process, enable DLL View in the lower pane, sort by Name, and look for an entry named PROCEXP113.SYS.)

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Dear Forum,
Since some time I have a blank Reliability Monitor. I am afraid it happened after a disc cleaning, but I am not sure. Since mid-September it shows a table with no curve and no comments. An empty table. I did try to reset it. It did not help to cure it. 3 weeks later it is still the same. I liked using it from time to time, as I learned much from it. I realize this is no urgent fix, but it annoys me very much. Anyone able to help me out?
Kind regards,

UPDATE. This one works:
Reliability Monitor - Reset - Vista Forums

A:Reliability Monitor stops working

Follow the steps in this page.

Reliability History stops recording?

If that doesnt help by itself, try resetting once again after following the above steps.

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I recently discovered that if I switch off my monitor while Microsoft Security Essentials is running a scan then the scan is paused until I switch the monitor on again.
How can I prevent this happening?

A:MSE Scan stops if monitor switched off.


MSE runs completely independantly of the monitor....but just to check, I turned off the monitor during a scan and it has no effect on MSEl, as expected.

Can you complete the steps in this tutorial (don't forget Step #5):

System Info - See Your System Specs

And can you also tell us how do you turn the monitor off?


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So I m not really sure why but my monitor stops running when I play games such as Far cry, command and conquer, and more
my system info is as follow win xp with sp2
Athlon xp 1.3 gig processor
on an Asus A7V400-mx board
I also have a Radeon 9550 256mb AGP running
My monitor is extreme F708 with a resolution of 1280- 1024 at 60mhz (I believe)
I know I meet all game minimum requirement and I have downloaded all the upgrades for the games and drivers for my graphic card (I have an onboard card ((that is not running)) that I can't upgrade the drivers for, it tells me to check my windows directory, but Im not sure how, or even what to do when I got there.
Please help me I m runnig out of patience and I may throw this computer off my balcony

A:my monitor stops running during gameplay

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When Iturn on my computer the monitor turns on normally and stays on through the loading of xp, but once XP is loaded fully the monitor goes blank and the power light on it blinks as if it wasn't connected to my tower. Does anyone have any idea what thatcould mean?

A:Monitor stops working once xp is loaded!

try booting into safe mode..tap tap on f8 when you first turn it on...you could choose either last known good config or if that doesnt work choose safe mode

go into power options in your control panel and make sure everything is chosen as "never"
no hybernation, ect.

post back

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My PC was running fine with Windows XP Professional

and i decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 OS to run

alongside of Windows. i quit the install when it

required me to partition the hard drive since i didn't

want to mess with that. i backed out of the install

process til it shut down.
After that i couldn't get the computer to boot at

all. when turned on it goes immediately to the logo

screen which is normal but then freezes up. this logo:

screen has the options for F1 Setup, F10 Recovery, etc
but clicking on them has no effect at all.
at this point Cntrl-Alt_delete doesn't work and i

need to hold the start button to shut down.

I tried using my Win XP install disk to do a repair

or clean install if necessary but computer just goes

to the logo screen and stops.
I also tried removing the battery with the computer

disconnected from power but also no change.

Any suggestions for this fix will be greatly


A:Boot process stops short of boot options and freezes

What is the make and model# of your computer/motherboard?
Boot into Setup (Bios) go to Boot Priority. Using your arrow key, move CD rom drive to First Boot Device. Save and Exit. You may also be able to press F12 at bootup to change the boot order.
Put the XP CD in reboot. You should see the message Press Any Key To Boot From CD. Go to the Recovery Console. Here type FIXBOOT and press enter, and try to boot normally. If that fails, back in the RC type FIXMBR press enter and try to boot normally.

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What is Button monitor.exe Process?

A:What is Button monitor.exe Process?

It is a process related to packard bell photo frame. I think it is safe.
Thank you.

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Appreciate some assistance.

Any good and free utility out there to identify all processes running on a system, including hidden processes?

Dealing with trojans on a friend's PC...

Thanks for the help.

A:'Hidden' Process Monitor

You could post a HiJackThis log for him:

Please go to this site and download HiJackThis:

***NOTE***Do not FIX anything without a log analyzer's guidance. MOST of what's listed is necessary for your computer to operate normally.


Under "Official Downloads" HiJackThis. It's the 2nd one down.

Download and unzip to a permanent folder of your own creation.

Open HiJackThis. Click "Scan". Then,in the lower left corner, click "Save Log".

Save it to your permanent HiJackThis folder (or floppy disk if necessary).

The log will open in Notepad. Click "Edit" then "Select All".

Cut and paste the log back to this thread.

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Hi, All
We need some of the functionalities of Process Monitor (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/procmon). But want to develop our own program that include some basic features of Process Monitor, but without GUI etc. We will need to monitor
events of process creation, file access (file open to read /write) and network connection. We will use it mostly for Windows Servers.

Seems that Process Monitor is based on a driver Procmon23.sys. Is there any document we can write our own program to talk to this driver?
Or is there any other driver or open source daemon that we can use to monitor process creation, file access, registry modification, and network connections?
Thanks a lot for your help!

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I need to complete a destructive recovery on my HP Pavillion desktop, however, since I made the recovery CD's I have had to purchase a new monitor. Will the new monitor work during the recovery process? The monitor I had when I made the CD's is no longer operating. The old monitor was also an HP; new monitor is an LG.

A:Recovery process with new monitor

The new monitor should be fine.

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I want to uninstall Process Monitor. I don't use it. I don't need it. I just had it up a minute ago to look through it and after I closed it, it started grabbing 90% to 100% of the CPU. I've also had a couple of programs object to the fact that I had a debugger running - when I didn't know there was a debugger running or even realize I had such a thing. SO - I am thinking - maybe that issue is related. I'm pretty sure I can just reboot and get Process Monitor to stop hogging all my system resources. The issue is, I just want rid of it and can find no way to uninstall. No listing in Add/Remove Programs. It doesn't show up in Revo Uninstaller. No uninstaller came with the program. Can anybody help?Thanks.Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:How do I UNINSTALL Process Monitor?

SysInternals' ProcessMonitor comes either in ZIP or ZIP SFX distribution archive. It has no setup program. You just unzip/extract the contents to a folder and start using it. As such, it cannot be uninstalled. If you no longer want it, then you may delete it.

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I was having a problem whereas my computer would continue to run, but the monitor would shut off and windows would stop working. What was happening in the BIOS the boot order was being rearranged. I bought a new SSD drive a week ago, put it in so far so good up until today, the problem resurfaced.

Before putting in the new SSD the problem would surface frequently, this is the first time in almost a week with the new SSD that the problem resurfaced. I replaced some connectors, I'm at a loss what is causing

A:Monitor shuts off, windows stops working.

Restore the boot order to default and save the settings. If the problem arises again, you can reformat it and clean install. Make sure you backup your content, first.

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So, I set the monitor power down (Turn Off Monitor in Power Options) to 15 or 20 mins, works fine for a day or 2, then the monitor stops switching off. If I change the power down delay a bit, it works for another few days. Same if I reboot. Googled everywhere I can think of, no luck. Anyone got any bright ideas?


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So my computer has Windows 7 and is a gaming computer. The thing is that it sometimes shuts off randomly when I am running too many things at once. This is where it gets bad. I turn it back on and the monitor still works perfectly fine. I make the computer go to sleep and turn the monitor off for the night. I get home later to play some games to find out my monitor says it has no signal. I made sure everything was plugged in, and they were, so I ended up getting a new monitor thinking mine just broke of being old. This is a brand new monitor, it's working, then my computer shuts off randomly while doing an AVG virus scan and playing minecraft. I turn it back on, and the monitor still works. I then let my computer sleep and turn off my monitor, so I can go to my friend's house for the super bowl. I come back later to look at some stuff, but then my monitor says "No signal." This is the same thing that happened to my old monitor, so it has to be the computer. Right? I hope someone can help me because I don't want to go and pay for a new one when my friend's dad made this specifically for gaming for me.

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I use a Planar PX2230 touchscreen monitor with 64-bit Win7. The problem I have is that the touchscreen works great for approximately 10 minutes and then stops responding. I have read elsewhere that this exact same condition has affected other touchscreen
models, but no one has offered a working solution. The only two options are 1) reboot or 2) unplug and plug in the USB cable. 
Other pertinent information: The Planar support website stipulates that this monitor is designed
only for Windows 7 and is "HID compliant - no drivers needed for touchscreen operation" (which I guess if it only works for ten minutes at a time, technically they are correct). I am not using multiple monitors/extended desktop.
What has not worked: turning monitor on and off, replacing the USB cable (shorter cable), updating video drivers (none available), turning off power saving, going into Power Options and switching the "USB selective suspend" setting to either setting (neither
makes a difference). Lastly, device manager does not show any issues after the screen stops responding.
I've been living with reinserting the USB cable for a while now since it is not my primary workstation but in the time I've been using this workaround I really thought I would see a solution by now.

A:Planar touchscreen monitor stops responding

Have you discussed this issue with Planar technical support?
When I have a problem with third party hardware or software, I contact the respective product's support before asking about the problem anywhere else.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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Hi There,

I hope someone can help me, I'm new to all this.....

We have an old PC with only USB 1.1 slots, so bought a USB 2.0 PCI card. Installed the drivers, slotted in the card, and when we boot up the monitor doesn't start up. We have tried moving it around different slots, but no joy.

Originally I put the card in before installing the driver, but when the monitor didn't boot up I then installed the driver first and then put the card in. First time we booted up the monitor did come on, tested the slots by plugging in a USB key, and then it crashed as we started to plug the peripherals in. Now no matter what I do the monitor won't start up when the card is in the slot.

Don't know how much of this is relevant, but we're on XP and the only thing that seems a bit strange is that there is one part of the PC stuck onto the inside of the back wall of the case with tape, it's at the end of a flat, wide grey cable - sorry, don't know what it is and if it is relevant?!

Can anyone help?
Ta in advance!

A:Solved: Upgrading to USB 2.0 stops monitor from powering up

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I have a desktop pc with Vista Home Basic
Ei-system - with Flat Generic PnP Monitor - Adapter: VIA Chrome9...
160Gb - 520 RAM -

Recently I have started having a problem with my pc. After running for 30mins or 1hr, the pc stops sending signal to the monitor; monitor goes to sleep (light goes from green to amber), although I press spacebar or Enter on keyboard it does not 'wake up'/work. But pc stays on, only monitor is sleeping. The only way to get the computer to work again is by switching off the power button at the back (then press it back to 'on') of Ei-system computer tower, then switch on the button in front to restart computer. Sometimes it works for 15mins, other times 30mins or 1 hr; or 3 hrs or even 6 hours at times; then it stops again: monitor goes to sleep, while pc keeps running but cannot do any work with black screen. I know for sure that the problem is not the monitor, I have changed monitor and the problem persists. What could be wrong? Could anyone help?
Thank you in advance.

A:PC (Vista) stops sending signal to monitor

If you are sure it is not the monitor then it sounds like a hardware issue. Probably the power supply is failing to provide enough amps and the monitor is seeing that as the PC having gone to sleep. I recently had a PC which began rebooting when I plugged in a USB drive. That system had been working fine for 2 years and quite suddenly developed the dislike of the USB drive. The power supply was right on the very edge of what it could supply.

Before tearing into the PC though, I would check

Control Panel
Hardware and Sound
Power Options
Choose when to turn off the display
..Make sure all settings are "Never" or "Do nothing"
Change Plan Settings
..Make sure all settings are "Never" or "Do nothing"

Give that a try.


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