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New PC rebooting/freezing under stress

Question: New PC rebooting/freezing under stress

Hey guys I recently (within the last 2 weeks) built a new computer and it has been rebooting and freezing on me whenever I try to use youtube or play games on steam.There have been no BSOD, the computer just freezes requiring a hard reset, or it will reboot itself. I have already run several stress tests including: Heavyload, Furmark, prime95, and metest86*. The computer did not crash during any of these tests. In addition I have been monitoring hardware temperatures using SpeedFan, so I do not suspect the rebooting/freezing is due to overheating. I have used a different power supply to see if that was the problem although it did not change anything. I have also completely updated my graphics drivers.

*I ran memtest on my computer and could not reach 7-8 passes. I could only complete 1 pass in 20 hours, which was horrifically slow, It was 'stuck' on test 13 (hammer test) for most of that time. I did not feel like running my computer 140+ hours to complete a stress test.
OS: Windows 8.1 64bit
Build:
Geforce GTX 970 graphics card
AMD FX-4350 quad core processor
Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard
8GB of PNY ddr3 ram (1x 8GB stick)
Corsair CXM series 500W ATX 12V power supply
PNY 120GB SATA-III SSD
Western Digital Blue 1TB Hard Drive

-Was having problems with an old thread so I made this one.

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Preferred Solution: New PC rebooting/freezing under stress

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: New PC rebooting/freezing under stress

Investigate Event View; system logs. Look for errors

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Lately my computer has been spontaneously rebooting during gaming or watching video streams. If I open multiple twitch.tv streams, it will reboot itself within 5 minutes without fail. It happens during games as well but isn't consistent; I've managed to play Planetside 2 for 4+ hours without rebooting. The vast majority of the time it has rebooted without giving me a bluescreen, but twice I have gotten them. I do not know if the boots and bsods are caused by the same thing, but they happened under similar cpu-intense conditions. I've thoroughly cleaned the PC and monitored my temps with speedfan and heat doesn't seem to be an issue; my CPU stays under 40c, GPU peaks at 65c or so, and everything else stays in the 30's.

Here are the two crashdumps from the times I got bluescreens:

While playing Dota 2:


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\073013-31044-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: srv*c:\mss*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.18113.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02e1d000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03060670
Debug session time: Tue Jul 30 18:18:15.072 2013 (UTC... Read more

Answer:ntkrnlmp.exe bsod / spontaneous rebooting under cpu stress

Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy.
OK, do it twice. Once after one hour of normal usage, and once after one hour of gaming.

Also stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Let us know the result.

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Hello, As I said before, I have a problem with my year old Lenovo G770 (i5-2410M/6GB/750GB/6650M. After I boot my machine and open some programs (eg. Chrome, Winamp and some graphics editor like Paint.NET) the laptop  screen goes sometimes black or sometimes it flashes like in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56NB-elLpuU . My laptop was in the service twice, but they couldn't find the problem. In my honest opinion, it could be someting wrong with HDD or RAM because sometimes I feel the lag while installing programs and after the crash in the video the machine boots in 60-85 seconds while normally around 36-50 seconds. Anybody has the same problem or could help me? I am really disappointed with the quality of Lenovo Essential series (maybe I should buy ThinkPad? ;-) ) Thanks in advance for any advice . Ps.If you want any additional info about my laptop, tell me.

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Just purchased 2 weeks ago.

HP
AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core
2g RAM

I purchased the ATI X1900GT Video Card and the Linksys Wireless-N Adapter (yes I have the Wireless-N network). Installation wasn't too tough and things run fine normally.
My problem is when I do something that requires a lot of memory or power such as gaming or running multiple programs (I do often as a web designer) it freezes up but not immediately. Everything on the screen will stop moving but the mouse is still free to move around. I can't click anything but after a couple minutes the mouse freezes up also.
I'm not sure if it's something I did or something wrong with the computer.
 

Answer:New Computer Freezing Under Stress

I'm assuming you have already checked for malware and viruses, done a defragmentation, etc.

In that case, I have no idea. It seems that manufactured computers have a tendency to have problems-- my dad's new Dell laptop had problems with the initial software that was pre-loaded on the computer not coming off and it was actually spyware. He ended up buying a program to remove the spyware because Ad-Aware and Spybot wouldn't catch it.
 

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Ok Guys I am having freezing issues below are my specs. It's happenning at random, this is a new system.
Vista Ultimate x64
8GB DDR3 1600MHZ O.C (XIGMATEK Ram cooler with built in fan)
Intel Q9550 Processor
Asus Rampage Extreme
Dual GeForce 9800 GTX+
1200W Semi Modular PSU
500GB SATA HD
2TB LAN
500GB eSata
Level1 N1 PCI
Blu Ray/HD DVD/DVD RW
CD/DVD RW
5.25" Fan Controller & Temp LCD Display
3.5" Card Reader
Termaltake Armor Super Tower
Quad 24" HD Widescreen Displays

Cooling
1 Front Intake 120x120 @ 3930 RPM
1 Side Intake 250x250 @ 2000 RPM
2 Rear Exhaust 90x90 @ 2850 RPM
Artic Cooler Freezer 7 Pro CPU Cooler
Max Case Temp 35 Degrees
Max CPU Temp 33 degrees
Max RAM Temp 32 degrees
 

Answer:Stress Testing / Vista x64 Freezing At Random

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Hi all,

I've been getting BSOD and freezes a lot more frequently now. It can either happen when I'm play a game like Shadow of Mordor or Diablo III or when I'm doing homework with Pandora or a YouTube video playing. The screen will freeze and then a buzzing noise will come through my speaker or headphones. The BSOD stopcode I seem to always get is 0x00000101. All my drivers should be up to date except my BIOS driver since it crashes when I tried to update so I just reinstalled the BIOS from a backup BIOS with a jumper. I considered just buying a new CPU, motherboard, and a proper internal hard drive 3.5".

Things I've tried:Ran prime95 for around 30 minutes, temps reach around 80 Celsius.
Ran MSI Kombuster for around 30 minutes, temp reach around 80-85 Celsius.
Ran Intel's Processor Diagnostic tool with a passing test.
Ran Memtest once per RAM stick overnight with no errors.
Updated Sound drivers and a clean updated nvidia drivers with Display Driver Uninstaller.
Upgraded my power supply to a more reliable Corsair 850 watt.
Ran a chkdsk /f
CrystalDiskInfo says both my SSD and HDD is in good condition
Ran Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware scans

My specs:Intel i5 4570(Non K-edition) with stock CPU cooler
AsRock H87 Fatal1ty Performance motherboard
EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 760 2GB
Corsair HX850
Kingston HyperX 8GB (2x4GB)
Asus PCE-AC68 netowrk adapter
Kingston SSD V300 series 120GB
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2.5" 1TB hard drive (originally a external hard drive)
thank you,

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Answer:BSOD in both high stress and low stress situation. Stop code: 0x101

Added SF diagnostic file.

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Hi everyone,
I have my PC for about 3 years and I always keep it running.
Recently (it happened once two months ago and again this week), it freezes, the screen goes black, and it shows the blue screen indicating "dumping memory"! Then it restarts and freezes on the start up screen. I need to the turn it OFF and ON manually afterwards.
I am not sure whether this is a problem of the hard drive, power, or something else?
Please advise on this.

More info:
Recently, I hear strange noises from the hard drive. It is like when you copy a file. This noise is not consistent and it happened for a short time during last month.
I got a screen capture of HD Tune health tab window and attached below. I am not familiar with this, so appreciate any help.

Answer:Freezing, rebooting Win 7

Hello si14 and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's possible that your hard drive is failing, especially when you hear noises coming from it. Sometimes a failure is immediate but other times it could be several days, weeks, or months before the drive completely fails. I would suggest backing up your data immediately. Keep in mind that any additional stress testing (which involves reading and writing to the drive) could speed up its failure.

Once you've got your data backed up, you could do additional testing and/or troubleshooting. Western Digital has their own testing tool called "Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows". Or you could use the tools suggested in this troubleshooting tutorial that was prepared by one of the Forum experts.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

If you need to replace the hard drive you'll also have to reinstall your operating system and all other programs. You might be interested in doing a clean install that will eliminate factory installed bloatware and give you a better performing machine.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hi,
I have a serious problem that started yesterday. My gf was watching some shows on Hoola. An hour or so later i checked on the computer and it was frozen. I restarted the PC but now it just constantly freezes if I try to click on any icon or randomly reboots if i just sit watching it. I left overnight and tried again this morning, but it was doing the same thing and won't let me boot into Safe Mode! (which it allowed me to do last night)

I have a custom built PC that hasn't given me any problems for 2 years now. Its running Windows XP. The only changes I have made in the last few days was to add an Ethernet Splitter to the cable outlet. Other than that, only my gf looking at shows on Hoola (for the first time)...she claims she didn't download anything, but I dunno!!

I see some other posts like this one but I am not even able to stay on the PC for more than a minute before it crashes and I can't run my virus scanner as it freezes before it completes. Any help would be most welcome!

Answer:Freezing and rebooting...Help!

If it won't even boot into Safe Mode, then you likely have a hardware issue. It's also possible some of the system files are corrupt. Boot into the BIOS and see if the PC will stay up and running without rebooting. If it does stay running, it is likely not a hardware issue. You can also check your system temps too ensure the cpu isn't overheating. You can then try booting and running System Restore to change back to a previous known good state or boot from your XP CD and try to perform a Repair.

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My daughters PC has been happily chuntering away 24/7 for months,but today she went to fire up M$ Word and the PC reset itself.After the OS had finished a disc check,it froze before the desktop had loaded.Then(having reset it again)the disc check finishes and it resets itself again.I tried "Safe Mode" but it just stopped responding at "Mup.sys" even leaving it for an hour.Last known good,produces the disc check/reset cycle again.It has had no new hardware/software installed recently,the CPU is still at 40C,so its not a heat issue.I am about to try SFC(if I could get it to desktop)Repair,etc but just wondered if anyone had a suggestion to get it to desktop as its not got internet access yet to reload all the updates after running "Repair"

Answer:XP Pro rebooting or freezing

I have run the "Repair" option(as the Fraggle was itching to be at the puter)which fixed whatever was wrong with it.Right after it had finished and booted back to a desktop,the Fraggle disappeared with her friends and the PC isn't wanted....Sigh,flippin' kids. :-)

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when i enter a conference in yahoo messenger, my windows hang and freezes i have to reboot.
also, my registry mechanic and spybot scans ok...but in the middle of something my screen reboots. It always happens many times and i dunno why.out of the many reboots...one logs as...category none...event 10005 and system error.
pls help me....i am at lost here....i already had my pc reformatted.

so glad to be a part of your wonderful community... i've been reading here for sometime now and i love it.... you all are great!!!thankssss!!!!

Answer:freezing and rebooting

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Open the case and used canned air and blow out the dust bunnies, it could be overheating.

Check the error messages by looking in the Event Viewer (Start->Settings->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Event Viewer).

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Hey guys I recently (within the last week) built a new computer and it has been rebooting and freezing on me whenever I try to use youtube or play games on steam.There have been no BSOD, the computer just freezes requiring a hard reset, or it will reboot itself. I have already run several stress tests including: Heavyload, Furmark, and Prime95. The computer did not crash during any of these tests. In addition I have been monitoring hardware temperatures using SpeedFan, so I do not suspect the freezing is due to overheating.
OS: Windows 8.1 64bit
Build:
Geforce GTX 970 graphics card
AMD FX-4350 quad core processor
Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard
8GB of PNY ddr3 ram (1x 8GB stick)
Corsair CXM series 500W ATX 12V power supply
PNY 120GB SATA-III SSD
Western Digital Blue 1TB Hard Drive

If any additional information is needed please let me know,
Thanks in advance guys!
 

Answer:New PC Rebooting/Freezing

Firstly, I'd probably make sure you're running up to date drivers for your GPU. That could cause the problems you're experiencing. Also, the rebooting could indicate a BSOD. If I recall correctly, when the OS encounters a malfunction that results in a BSOD, it'll actually just reboot the system. You will have to disable that within the OS to actually see the BSOD. With that said, I'd also do a Memtest if you haven't already. Let me know how it works out after doing the things I've suggested.
 

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I am running an amd 2600+ with 1 gig mem, and xp home. Just before xmas it started to freeze a few times then added rebooting to the game. I thought that it was a software conflict to start with as I had changed a few things, but that has changed now as the hd crashed and I lost every thing on it. A friend was able to save the hard drive but also gave me another one to get me up and running. I reinstalled xp and it froze on updating windows at first so I ran a memory test I got from here and it said the memory was ok. I kept trying the pc and finally got it to install all updates apart from ie7. I can now get onto the internet but cant install ie7 still or run counter strike at all. Has any one got any ideas as far as I can tell the hd's (two) are ok and the memory is ok to me that leaves the cpu and the motherboard. Add crashing (with sound) right after asking this question.
 

Answer:freezing & rebooting

have you tried another Power Supply Unit? possibly its failing and cannot provide enough power for the tasks you are trying to carry out. That would be my first opinion.
 

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Here is my problem. I bought this computer from a friend ran fine no problems for several weeks. I needed to change some programs and required admin. passwd.
The guy didn't remember.... so clean format and install of OS. Updated drivers, software, virus dif., the works.
Well a few days later it started freezing for 5-10 min., I had no mouse or keyboard.
If I was listening to music it would do like a scratched CD and skip. Then it would come back right were it left off music, mouse everything. I have taken al HW out and replced it, still hosed up and would then sometimes reboot itself. I though maybe a jumper or something... I am just beside myself(and the PC). Can someone please help me with brainstoming possibalities with this?
 

Answer:Freezing and rebooting itself

hoerster said:





required admin. passwd.
The guy didn't remember.... so clean format ...Click to expand...

That's sad, as you could have just as easy recovered the password here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/post633339-2.html

Anyway:

Please run Memtest on your Ram
And confirm all your Device Drivers are up to date
Also make sure all Windows Security Updates (and Service Packs) are completed
 

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For quite awhile my computer has been freezing and sometimes it just reboots itself. A message pops up everytime when it comes back on stating that I have just recovered from a serious error. Microsofts website says that it is a driver.

The tech. info says:

C:\DOCUME~1\THEBOS~1\LOCALS~1\TEMP\WER7789.dir00\02205-03.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\THEBOS~1\LOCALS~1\TEMP\WER7789.dir00\sysdata.xml

Hope I gave the right information. Any ideas if its overheating or maybe its the video card. Thank you for your time.
 

Answer:Freezing and sometimes rebooting

Yes, maybe it's a cause of overheating, because this happened to me before. Check your computer's temperature regularly, and maybe you'll find the real cause of this.

Also, try this..

Right-Click on My Computer > Advanced

then under Startup and Recovery, click 'Settings', now under System failure, uncheck 'Automatically restart'. This will give you a blue screen with the error's details when your computer tries to reboot by itself again, take note of that error and post it here.

You've also said sometimes it's freezing... are you defragging your drive regularly? Is your AV updated regularly? How much RAM do you have?

There are many possibilities why your computer is freezing like that.
 

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I have a problem with my pc which runs slow, the cursor freezes up & it re-boots it's self quite often. I have been advised to try various things by the team in the windows 98 forum "pc freezing & rebooting" i have tried some of them ad-aware scans etc but when i run ad-aware se professional it stops responding when trying to analyse .CAB files and i have to abort or the pc reboots. I have pc cillin internet security 2005 running so i am well protected. I have run hijackthis and i have tried to run the analyser but don't seem to be getting the hang of it yet so i am sending a copy of the log to you as it is.
I am getting very desperate now so please try to resolve this before i !!!!!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 14:18:50, on 10/11/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KB891711\KB891711.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\TREND MICRO\INTERNET SECURITY 2005\PCCTLCOM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\TREND MICRO\INTERNET SECURITY 2005\PCCIOMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\TREND MICRO\INTERNET SECURITY 2005\TMPFW.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\TREND MICRO\INTERNET SECURITY 2005\TMPROXY.EXE
C:\IMAGEMATE COMPACTFLASH USB\SANDICON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
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Answer:hjt log for freezing /rebooting pc

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Run the scanners in safe mode IF it keeps freezing in normal mode.

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Spybot Search & Destroy
CWShredder

Also make sure you are using the the latest version (1.99.1) of HijackThis and it's installed in it's own folder on the root drive. (C:\HJT)


Download and unzip BFUzip from http://www.merijn.org/files/bfu.zip
Run the program and click the Web button as shown here:


Use this URL to copy into the address bar of the Download script window:
http://metallica.geekstogo.com/p2pnetwork.bfu

Execute the script by clicking the Execute button.

[i]If you have any questions about the use of BFU please read here:
http://metallica.geekstogo.com/BFUinstructions.html

Once thats done..post another hijackthis log and the logs from the following scanner and tool.

Perform an online scan with Internet Explorer with Panda ActiveScan
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After building my computer after about a day suddenly Windows (7) would become unresponsive and could only be fixed by switching off the machine also sometimes it will randomly reboot. After trying everything on the tech forums troubleshooting list the problem still persists.

My specs:

CPU: i5 2500k,
Mobo: P8Z68-V/GEN3,
RAM: Corsair DDR3 1333MHz (2x4GB),
PSU: Corsair TX850 (850W),
GPU: XFX 6870,
HDD: WD Black 1TB
and an optical drive,

I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium OEM,

Any help is hugely appreciated, I was quite happy with actually building it successfully but this is really bugging me, thanks.

Answer:Windows 7 Freezing and Rebooting?

Sounds like it maybe running hot. Post a screenshot of HWMonitor.

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My Asus G73JH laptop [Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit] is about 2.5 years old and the other day it began suddenly freezing and rebooting. What I mean by that is the following: A) When it freezes, there is no warning, no gradual slow down, no anything. The mouse instantly refuses to respond, the computer makes no "thinking" internal noises, nothing. I'm forced to hard reboot. B) When it reboots itself, it is also instantly. There is no gradual closing of programs, it's just SHABANG.

This became an issue suddenly. One day it was fine, the next it was doing this unpredictably.

So I decided to go ahead and reformat the thing and re-installed everything via the Asus-provided "AI Recovery Burner" program.

Annnd it's still having the same problems. Not only did I experience several errors when trying to do the million and one Windows updates, but it's still freezing and rebooting. Even in safe mode, it freezes. The timing of these things is unpredictable, it could happen 2 minutes after boot-up or, the computer could run fine for hours. So far, the freezing is much more common than the rebooting.

Assuming the issue was hardware related, I ran Memtest86 last night for 7 iterations and it turned up zero errors.

Please give me suggestions as to what could be wrong. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Freezing and rebooting even after reformat

run memtest again but with the caches turned off then test the hard drive.

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Wondering if someone can help me. I had BSOD problems with this PC over a year ago which ARC was able to fix. About a couple of months ago the OS would 'freeze' and then the PC would reboot itself. Sometimes that occured after the system had been idle for over half an hour. However it also occurred while browsing and also while writing emails.

I have checked sfc /scannow - no reported problems
Have run CCleaner's latest version

I have not changed any hardware or loaded any new programs. Therefore I assume that an update must be causing the issue. Can anyone assist me please?

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here are the details:

P4 3.6ghz
2gb DDR2 RAM (made up of 4x512mb sticks)
Geforce4 6800 GT 256mb
I forget the exact model of the motherboard, but it is an ASUS wireless edition motherboard, and it was the newest model when I bought the computer in early 2005.
300gb HDD

Most of my computer is built up of ASUS hardware.

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I have 2 problems that I kindly need help with. I have just formatted my entire hard drive, and installed the latest drivers for everything.

First off, Everytime i reboot my computer, the computer shuts down fine... but through the speakers i hear a female voice say "System failed due to CPU overclocking". I dont overclock, I never have needed to so I dont know what drugs that chick is smoking. I did some forum searches, and read that going into BIOS and upping the voltage of the ram to 2.7 will fix the problem. I went into BIOS and could only up it to 2.2 volts. I tried it and still got the same problem. That has been happening for about 5 months. To fix the problem, everytime I want to reboot, I have to shut the computer down for around about 10 minutes, then boot it up again. It wasn't much if a problem for me to do it that way until I got this latest problem.


The other problem I am getting is that with any game, new or old, that I play on my computer, after approximatly 10-15 minutes of play time (varies on different games. some as little as 5 some as much... Read more

Answer:Computer freezing, not rebooting

by the way, i keep my screen resolution at 1280x1024 and have had it like that for over a year. Just incase that helps

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This is driving me crazy. I will try to give as much information as I can so that someone can help me, I pray. Just in the past few days, I've noticed that my computer freezes up. When it does, sometimes it reboots itself, loosing all unsaved information. Sometimes it just freezes and then does nothing. I have to manually reboot it (control-alt-delete won't even work). Then it takes about 15 minutes to boot back up. I've also noticed that my internet runs slower than usual. How often does it do this? Well, today it has done it 4-5 times. So it's not constant but it is enough to frustrate me since I do a lot of work on the computer and take college courses and do a lot of stuff on the computer.

There doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason to it. It's doesn't just do it when I run one particular program or anything. I could be typing a Word document and it happens, I could be checking email and it happens, I could be looking up something on the internet and it happens... no warning, just... poof, gone and then I wait a second or two to see if it's going to reboot itself.

I have McAfee installed.

Any help would sure be appreciated. My wife thinks I need a new computer. I told her no, the tech guys will help me figure this out! Please help!
David
 

Answer:Computer freezing, often rebooting

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My WinXP (Home) has been working fine for as long as I can remember, I've not added any new hardware, I check for MS Updates weekly and Virus updates (Norton Internet Security 2003) every time I go online. I run the Virus Scan at least weekly and haven't found one yet!. I also run Lavasoft's Ad-Aware regularly to catch spy ware.Around the same time as installing MS Digital Media Plus pack, my PC suddenly started freezing (particularly using IE - but then I use this most anyway), needing a resest - or suddenly rebooting without clean shutdown. In either case, XP doesn't report any abnormal shutdown / crash like it would normally.Obviously I unistalled the Plus pack, but the problem is still happening.Anyone got any idea's?

Answer:Windows XP Freezing & Rebooting

Try going to control panel, system, advanced, startup and recovery and uncheck the box "automatically restart", hopefully when this fault occurs you may then see a blue screen error message instead of it restarting and take it from there.

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anyone know why my computer keeps freezing randomly. heres the senario. I turn my computer on, log in, 5 minutes later while browsing something or using an application it freezes and i am forced to reboot. Also, sometimes when i reboot nothign happens which forces me to manually reboot again. Not only that, my computer will sometimes randomly restart. I scanned for viruses and spyware etc..nothing. I dont think its overheating but maybe under powered PS? this only started to happen this week.

specs. soyo dragon k7
gf4ti 4800
512 mb ram
120 gb hd
amd athlon xp 1800
 

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I can't find anyone that can help me. I am a tech and I got a new laptop and since. Getting Mouse freezing and Blue screen of death then rebooting.
 
DPC Watchdog Violation and sometimes IRQL not Less Equal...
 
That's all I got. I am trying to find someone that can help me read any logs to see what actually happens before this thing crashes. Which apparently Microsoft des not know how to do when I call them.. If I can get a hold of them that is.
 
Laptop is an ASUS E5473T Brand new.
 
Tried the HD driver thing and regedit for it. Still crashes.
 
THX

Answer:Windows 10 Freezing Rebooting.

Oh and I have a 100% Disk quite often in task manager. I cannot see what is causing it..

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My computer keep freezing and or rebooting every few minutes i'm not sure whats going on with it.
When It does restart i keeps having a pop up that tells me my computer recovered from a serious error.. But when i send it the report it just keeps popping up over and over and over!
Please help i'm not sure what to do next
 

Answer:Computer is freezing or rebooting

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Here is my problem, and you guys are my last hope. My computer constantly freezes, and then often reboots... if not, I have to manually reboot it (Cont./Alt./Delete doesn't work). It has gotten worse, where now the computer won't even stay on more than a couple of minutes. No rhyme or reason to it. Happens when I'm checking email, happens when I'm in Word, happens when I'm looking something up on the Internet. No warning, just poof, it's frozen... then I wait a second or two to see if it's going to reboot.

When it reboots, I get the "Serious Error" screen. I thought it was always the same two files, but they are not exactly the same. Here are the last three. It's always two files and one is always a dmp file and the other is always a xml file. But they do appear a little different each time:

C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER0555.dir00\Mini010809-07.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER0555.dir00\sysdata.xml

C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER59aa.dir00\Mini010809-08.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER59aa.dir00\sysdata.xml

C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER6f36.dir00\Mini010809-09.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER6f36.dir00\sysdata.xml

What I've done:
CCleaner
VundoFix
ComboFix
Malware-antimalware or something like that
Had McAfee on, but uninstalled and switched to AVG 8.0 Free


What's interesting is that when I start it up on Safe Mode (or Safe Mode with Networking), it works fine. In fact, that's how I'm even on... Read more

Answer:Windows freezing/often rebooting

Waited 72 hours and then some.

bump please.

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I have observed two problem "behaviors" lately that I think may be hardware-based.

The first behavior is freezing up: keyboard, mouse, reset button, and power button are unresponsive, monitor blacks out (no signal), and the IDE activity LED lights up and stays lit. The computer stays this way until I turn off the switch on my UPS. If I turn the UPS back on again without waiting for a minute or so the computer comes back on (without me pressing the power button) in the same state is was in before I turned off the power. If I wait long enough before powering up it's fine.

The second behavior is rebooting: I do something and immediately the computer restarts.

Ok, now for the "when" part of the story:

The freezing happens (seemingly randomly) when I'm playing Diablo II, and this evening it happened twice while trying to make a Norton Ghost backup. I'm playing Diablo II in W2k, but running Ghost in MS-DOS (booted off a Win 98 startup disk)! So I don't think it's a software problem.

The rebooting happens in two cases. First, I'm in System Information\Components\Ports and if I click on the "Serial" folder the computer immediately reboots. Second, when I run dxdiag.exe I get an error that there was a problem loading DirectPlay, do I want to bypass it this time? If I click "yes", dxdiag loads fine, if I click "no", the computer immediately reboots.

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Answer:OS independent freezing/rebooting

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This is driving me crazy. I will try to give as much information as I can so that someone can help me, I pray. Just in the past few days, I've noticed that my computer freezes up. When it does, sometimes it reboots itself, loosing all unsaved information. Sometimes it just freezes and then does nothing. I have to manually reboot it (control-alt-delete won't even work). Then it takes about 15 minutes to boot back up. I've also noticed that my computer runs REALLY slow, especially my internet. How often does it do this? Well, today it has done it 7-8 times. So it's not constant but it is enough to frustrate me since I do a lot of work on the computer and take college courses and do a lot of stuff on the computer.

There doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason to it. It's doesn't just do it when I run one particular program or anything. I could be typing a Word document and it happens, I could be checking email and it happens, I could be looking up something on the internet and it happens... no warning, just... poof, gone and then I wait a second or two to see if it's going to reboot itself.

When it boots back up, I usually get the message screen that says ?The system has recovered from a serious error". When I click on ?details?, it always shows two files. I thought it was always the same two files, but they are not exactly the same. Here are the last three. It's always two files and one is always a .dmp file and the other is always a .xml file. But they do appear a li... Read more

Answer:Computer freezing, often rebooting. Please help!

Can you post a hijackthis log?

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My computer keeps freezing and rebooting istelf, i have no idea why. When i bang my table it will also restart, but yet no error message will appear. I have scanned for viruses and spyware and have none. i am now stuck please help!

Thanks Shanks...
 

Answer:My Computer keeps freezing/Rebooting

Check to make sure all connectors (power, IDE or SATA), RAM, Video card -- really everything is nice and secure inside the case.
 

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I have been asked to look at a pc that sometimes takes 3 or more attempts to load windows. Other times it crashes after a few minutes or can run several hours before crashing or freezing. This pc has been thoroughly cleaned to ensure there is no heat build up due to hair/dust etc. The memory has been tested using Mem test and shows no errors at all. All fans are running. It is an AMD xp 1800+ with 1GB of ram and 128MB graphics card running xp pro sp2. The only error found in event viewer is DCOM 100005. Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Answer:random rebooting or freezing

Possibly faulty psu.

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My Asus G73JH laptop [Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit] is about 2.5 years old and the other day it began suddenly freezing and rebooting. What I mean by that is the following: A) When it freezes, there is no warning, no gradual slow down, no anything. The mouse instantly refuses to respond, the computer makes no "thinking" internal noises, nothing. I'm forced to hard reboot. When it reboots itself, it is also instantly. There is no gradual closing of programs, it's just SHABANG. This became an issue suddenly. One day it was fine, the next it was doing this unpredictably.So I decided to go ahead and reformat the thing and re-installed everything via the Asus-provided "AI Recovery Burner" program.Annnd it's still having the same problems. Not only did I experience several errors when trying to do the million and one Windows updates, but it's still freezing and rebooting. Even in safe mode, it freezes. The timing of these things is unpredictable, it could happen 2 minutes after boot-up or, the computer could run fine for hours. So far, the freezing is much more common than the rebooting. Assuming the issue was hardware related, I ran Memtest86 last night for 7 iterations and it turned up zero errors.Please give me suggestions as to what could be wrong. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Freezing and rebooting even after reformat

I'd suggest starting by checking ram and hd.To check the ram, download memtest (http://memtest.org/). Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the newly created cd and run the utility. To run checkdisk, right-click on a command prompt icon and open as administrator. In the command prompt window type: chkdsk /r (then press ENTER). You'll be told the disk is in use and asked if you want to run checkdisk on the next boot. Say yes, exit the command prompt window, and reboot.

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For about the last year, my pc has been restarting, sometimes when im just on the comouter like on the net, but usually in games. It has really started to get on my nerves as i can seomtimes onli get about 15 minutes before it reboots. The most i have got before is about an hour or 2 before this happens. Here is a list of games it restarts on :

Final Fantasy XI
The sims 2
Silent hill 3
The movies

It has restarted on a few others aswell. Im starting to think it could be a voltage problem, as i have ruled out the possility that it could be a memory propblem as i have run the test twice and no errors. I downloaded Sppedfan and here is what it says:

Vcore1: 0.78V
Vcore2: 1.28V
+3.3V : 1.58V
+5V : 4.09 V
+12V : 16.32V

-12V: 4.01V
-5V : 4.05V
+5V : 6.85V
Vbat: 2.03V

I have no idea what any of this means, but i figured somebody could tell me if it could be a voltage problem from this. Also, i thought it could of been a temperature problem.
When my computer is Idle, the mainboard temp is about 22-26C, but sometimes when im just listening to music and surfing the net, take now for instance, Speedfan says that the temp is 39C. So I think it could be a Temperature problem aswell.

Here are my system specs:
Windows XP home edition
40 GB hard drive
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
1.53 GHZ
512MB RAM

My Graphics card is :
RADEON 9550 AGP (0X4153)
Internal DAC (400MHz)
128 MB

So i would more than happy if somebody could help with this annoyance.
 

Answer:Computer freezing/ rebooting

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Hi, i have just recently repaired my pc and the machine keeps freezing and rebooting. Not sure if its software or hardware related. The only not new components are the power supply and the RAM. I apologize if i am in the wrong area, but i am unsure of the problem. Any suggestions, or places to start?

Answer:computer keeps freezing and rebooting

Hi Khornedaemon,

I'm sorry to hear of your computer woes. It sounds like you need to disable the "automatic restart on system failure" in order to get the BSOD.

The following link/s should be able to help you.

How To Access Advanced Startup Options in Windows 8

Startup Options Menu - Boot to in Windows 8

When you are finally able to do so, either write down the error code, usually 0x80000000 or similar format. OR take a picture with a camera phone and email or text it to your email and post it to this thread.

Matt

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Hi... Im hoping you can help me.... I am having problems with my xp... It is freezing and rebooting by its self.....I have tried to scan with several on line scans, and have tried to scan with MCAfee, Norton and they all freeze before i'm able to get a full scan finished.... Before my Norton froze i did pick up that i had a w32.spybot.worm..... I had thought i had gotten rid of this but my computer is still doing the same.... I also ran a xoftspy scan and it came back with something called troj/anaFTP-01.... I have also noticed that my recived bytes are really High as of this min they are 6,023,307 im not sure if this is normal or not)and my sent bytes or 896,397... PLEASE PLEASE IF you have any suggestion please let me know....
THANK YOU,
CARLAMICHELLE

Answer:I need HELP Computer is freezing and rebooting by it's self

Reboot into safe mode and run your virus scans. Make sure their databases are up to date with the latest. Then boot back into normal mode. Download hijackthis (link in my signature) and run a scan of the system. Save it's log and post it here. We can then get started on cleaning your system of virus files and adware/spyware.

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I am discovering that on my newly formated computer, installing things is an issue. One game during installation, it reboots. Another game freezes during installation, another one says it cant find a dll file, and I got WarIII: RoC installed but it won't patch, it gives that .dll thing again. When i formatted i did NTFS(quick), would that make a difference?
 

Answer:Freezing or rebooting during install

scuba_steve3 said:

I am discovering that on my newly formated computer, installing things is an issue. One game during installation, it reboots. Another game freezes during installation, another one says it cant find a dll file, and I got WarIII: RoC installed but it won't patch, it gives that .dll thing again. When i formatted i did NTFS(quick), would that make a difference?Click to expand...

The quck mode of formatting does not check the disk; it just erases the pointers in the mft as to where a file resides on the disk. I would download the hd mgf's utility for checking the drive. In addition download and run a memory tester. If both checkout ok, then do a clean install of the os.
 

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My computer has recently started having a litany of problems after my kids borrowed it for a month or so, during which time the virus protection lapsed and was not renewed. For the most part, once I sign in, it takes anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes to get to my start page. Then, I will receive several error messages about various programs that will not start. Sometimes, I can go in and turn off some programs through Task Manager, but sometimes it either completely freezes up or reboots. I can only get online if I go through and close several programs and even then, its a crap shoot on whether or not it will continue to work for more than a few minutes. I was able to download an antivirus program, but I really do not know what else I need to do in order to fix whatever damage was done. Thank you in advance for your help.

Answer:Errors, freezing up, & sometimes rebooting itself upon start up

I just noticed that in the right hand corner of my desktop, it says:

Windows 7
Build 7601
This copy of windows is not genuine

The version of Windows on my computer is the one that came with the computer.

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My Asus G73JH laptop [Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit] is about 2.5 years old and the other day it began suddenly freezing and rebooting. What I mean by that is the following: A) When it freezes, there is no warning, no gradual slow down, no anything. The mouse instantly refuses to respond, the computer makes no "thinking" internal noises, nothing. I'm forced to hard reboot. B) When it reboots itself, it is also instantly. There is no gradual closing of programs, it's just SHABANG.

This became an issue suddenly. One day it was fine, the next it was doing this unpredictably.

So I decided to go ahead and reformat the thing and re-installed everything via the Asus-provided "AI Recovery Burner" program.

Annnd it's still having the same problems. Not only did I experience several errors when trying to do the million and one Windows updates, but it's still freezing and rebooting. Even in safe mode, it freezes. The timing of these things is unpredictable, it could happen 2 minutes after boot-up or, the computer could run fine for hours. So far, the freezing is much more common than the rebooting.

Assuming the issue was hardware related, I ran Memtest86 last night for 7 iterations and it turned up zero errors.

Please give me suggestions as to what could be wrong. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Asus freezing and rebooting even after reformat

Are there any yellow Exclamation Points in the device manager? The hard drive could be failing
 

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My XP has been randomly locking up for about 3 weeks now. I went out and bought a new fan thinking it was a over-heating issue. but the problem persists. I then went out and bought a new video card, thinking the same thing, again, the problem persists. my highjack log :

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:04:24 AM, on 9/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe
C:\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsgSys.EXE
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
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Constant blue screens, freezing etc.  Windows 10 updated this week.  

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I have a Dell Desktop with Windows XP.  My computer is probably 10 years old.  I can't tell you the specifics of the RAM and such because I can't get the computer to stay up long enough to retrieve the information needed.  I do know that 3 years ago I had the RAM increased but I don't remember to what.  I've never had any trouble with it until recently and ran the Microsoft diagnostic.  The following is the code that I am receiving and the files that seem to be connected to it.  I have looked for the files on my computer because I was going to delete them but I cannot locate them.  I have been told that it could be that malware has infected my software.  Can anyone help me with this?Here's the code:BCCode: f4  BCP1: 00000003  BCP2: 82F08840  BCP3: 82F089B4  BCP4: 805FB1D6 OSVer:5_1_2600  SP:3_0  Product: 768_1Here are the files:C:\DOCUME~1\Denise\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERf847.dir00\Mini101711-28.dmpC:\DOCUME~1\Denise\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERf847.dir00\sysdata.xmlI would appreciate anyone's input to let me know if this is fixable.Kind Regards,Denise

Answer:Computer constantly freezing up and rebooting

QuoteI was going to delete them but I cannot locate themThese are hidden files. Windows Explorer - Tools - Folder Options - View - Tick Show Hidden Files and Folders - Apply.Any Bluescreens? To stop automatic restart and post the bluescreen error, see this link http://www.kevinscrate.com/blog/2007/10/12/turn-off-auto-reboot-in-xp/

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Hi there, 
 
Been a follower for awhile and have always been able to fix my computer issues after using Combofix or Malwarebytes. Recently (after travelling and returning home), I downloaded BoxSync to test out this cloud service. I had this on my work computer and decided to see how well in would sync to my home laptop. All my woes started when I tried to install this program and the computer started freezing / rebooting and also on a few occasions, experienced BSOD. I then booted into safe mode, uninstalled the program and quickly tried to use Malwarebytes to see if my computer was infected. After around 5 minutes to 10 minutes scan, the computer would freeze. I rebooted and on the next attempt, it rebooted, then on the next attempt, BSOD would occur. This cycle of occurrence was constant (even in safe mode). I attempted to use Combofix and on one attempt, the computer froze and rebooted (also happened once during safe mode).
 
Using TDSSKiller the report showed that there was no root infection.
 
I am now unable to install any new software as it would freeze halfway or reboot the computer. This also occurs when programs are loaded. Surprisingly Chrome is not infected, but I cannot use live mail on my computer. I am using Windows home premium on an Acer Aspire s3 (M52346).
 
Any ideas why my computer is acting this way? Most virus scans that take more than 10 minutes would result in the computer crashing, rebooting or BSOD (in some cases, when the c... Read more

Answer:Malwarebytes freezing/rebooting BSOD

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hello,
ive got a samsung s4 I9515 i rooted the phone,
but a litle after i rooted the phone (about a week)
it reboots for no reason, and the screen just freezes up on me.
the screen freezes then it reboots...
i would like to know how i can totaly get the phone back to how i got it in the first place,..
pls someone help me :)
im sorry for the bad language im not that good in english

Answer:samsung s4 after root keeps rebooting and freezing

You may do better posting here click here

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Already did virus/adware checks, came up with nothing.So here's the problem. My computer randomly reboots/freezes for no reason, usually when I try playing any sort of game.Here are my system specs (DX Diag):------------------System Information------------------Time of this report: 9/8/2006, 18:43:31       Machine name: JOSHUA-SDKU6BTO   Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)System Manufacturer: ECS       System Model: M848A               BIOS: Default System BIOS          Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3200+,  MMX,  3DNow, ~2.2GHz             Memory: 512MB RAM          Page File: 342MB used, 905MB available        Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)DX Setup Parameters: Not found     DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode---------------Display Devices---------------        Card name: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200      Manufacturer: NVIDIA        Chip type: GeForce FX 5200         DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC       Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN... Read more

Answer:Computer Freezing/Rebooting for no reason

Update windows.Update all drivers from the manufacturer's website.Check the game websites for fixes and patches.How did you test your memory?Check your 'Event Viewer' for problems.

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Ok yah so heres the deal... I just reformatted my computer with Windows XP Home and for some reason when im surfing the web, playing a game, or just listening to music it decides to either freeze and I have to reboot or it reboot itself randomly, I dont know what is wrong with it I have the most up-to-date drivers for my graphics card and motherboard with the exception of the USB controller and SM controller and I cant find those... Any help would be greatly appreciated.
P4 2.8Ghz HT
Asus P4R800-VM (need USB and SM controller drivers if possible)
ATI Radeon All-In-Wonder 9600
512MB DDR
Windows XP Home
 

Answer:Computer is Freezing and Rebooting Randomly.....

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 6:50:10 PM, on 11/7/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S3tray2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\slrundll.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Jonathan\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis[1].zip\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.georgiadogs.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.emachines.com
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Answer:My Hjlog.... Computer Is Freezing And Rebooting By Its Self

this is you third different thread ,can t you keep it in one thread .
i don t see nothing major in your log .

Go here and do an online virus scan.
http://www.pandasoftware.com/actives..._principal.htm


keep us posted if you found something .

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Running XP pro. I thought it may be memory so I added new and still freezes or reboots by itself several minutes after re-boot.Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7Scan saved at 2:18:05 PM, on 2/21/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exeC:\Documents and Settings\tfinklea.CAPITAL.000\Local Settings\Temp\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocxO2 - BHO: (no name) - {BDBD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\MSN Toolbar\01.02.3000.1001\en-us\msntb.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Realtime Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\realmon.exe -sO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KeyMaestro] C:\KMaestro\KMaestro.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [msnappau] "C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.02.3000.1001\... Read more

Answer:Please analyze Hijack this log. I keep rebooting or Freezing

You are using an outdated version of hijackthis. Please download the newer version.Download HijackThis from:HijackThis Download SiteThen post a new log but at first glance i dont see anything wrong

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I am becoming extremely annoyed. If i could format my computer i would, but unfortunately i had the comp custom made and they wanted to charge extra for the disc so i have no disc to reformat. long story so Anyhow..

Almost every game i play, my computer will either freeze up during play or my computer will just reboot(without error)

I'm running

AMD Athlon XP 1.6ghz
768MB PC2100 RAM
Ge-Force FX 5700 Ultra 128MB
Win XP
400 watt power supply
Asus A7V333-X Motherboard

I have all the latest drivers for my vid card and MB.

My Hard drive is an FAT32(it's been partitioned into 2 drives). My main drive is my C: Which is only like 18gb, not nearly enough for my games. My other drive is 55gb which is where i have my games installed. I "think" this might be the problem but i don't know why it would be. My 2 other games run fine when installed in my D drive. Which is Conquer online(1.5gb) and Continuum(like 5mb).
 

Answer:Games Freezing/Rebooting Comp

Welcome to the forums,

Firstly you might like to follow the tip here :

http://www.tweakxp.com/tweak433.aspx

To diasble the default setting whereby XP will just reboot on encountering certain errors. That way the next time it occurs you will get the 'Blue Screen' with an error message. You can then either post the message here / or run a Google search for other people who have reported the same error previously.

Just for info - I had the same situation some months ago. The error thrown up suggested it was related to a graphics driver problem - Google searches for the error (nv4_disp.dll) took me to sites where others were recommended to experiment with other drivers. However in my case it was related to a faulty stick of ram (I had 2 x 256mb).

Switching the ram around did not correct the problem - however with them each in place individually, I found the system would not boot with one of them.

As you state you have 768 mb, I am assuming you have 512 + 256. You might try the above if only to rule it out.
 

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So my computer has been randomly freezing and rebooting the last few weeks. I figured it might have been a problem with Windows or a program I had installed, so I performed a clean install yesterday. Much to my chagrin, it continues to happen.

It happens a few times a day. When I first boot up the computer in the morning, I can usually go a few hours before it happens. Once it does, I can go a few more hours before it happens again.

So I figure that it is some sort of hardware issue. Would not be surprising considering I've had this pc since March 2005.

I ran 10 passes of memtest+ and after a few hours, no errors were found. Maybe I need to let it run overnight? I also downloaded SpeedFan and then noticed that my CPU temp is running in the lower 60s and that the core temp is in the high 50s. There is a little flame symbol next to the temp readings, which indicate they are running too hot.

Could overheating be the issue? Are those SpeedFan temps really accurate? Or should I run further diagnostics on my hard drive and memory?

I will post specs in the next reply.
 

Answer:Computer randomly rebooting and freezing up

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)

Motherboard:
CPU Type AMD Athlon 64, 2400 MHz (12 x 200)
Motherboard Name Asus K8S-LA (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN, IEEE-1394)
Motherboard Chipset SiS 760GX, AMD Hammer
System Memory 896 MB (DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award (01/10/05)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter SiS 330 Mirage Integrated
3D Accelerator SiS 330 Mirage Integrated

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter SiS 7012 Audio Device

Storage:
IDE Controller SiS PCI IDE Controller
IDE Controller Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
Disk Drive ST3160021A (160 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
Disk Drive Generic USB SD Reader USB Device
Disk Drive Generic USB CF Reader USB Device
Disk Drive Generic USB SM Reader USB Device
Disk Drive Generic USB MS Reader USB Device
Optical Drive AOPEN CRW5232/AAO (52x/32x/52x CD-RW)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions:
C: (NTFS) 152617 MB (143877 MB free)

Input:
Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
Mouse HID-compliant mouse

Network:
Network Adapter SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter

Peripherals:
Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
USB1 Controller SiS 7001 PCI-USB Open Host Controller
USB1 Controller SiS 7001 PCI-USB Open Host Controller
USB1 Controller SiS 7001 PCI-USB Open Host Controller
USB2 Controller SiS 7002 USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller
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I am running windows xp pro sp2 and the system keeps freezing and then rebooting. Am I infected or do I have some other system related problem? I am not sure what I am experiencing, but for the last couple of months my laptop has been freezing and then rebooting on a very regular basis. This occurs most often when I try and access my hard drive C:, attempt to defrag, view programs, save images or open a media/video files. Because I thought this was a system or driver problem I updated my bios and all the drivers I could find updates for through hp.com. The problem persists. Please let me know if you are able to help me. If you need more info I will provide it.

I checked the event viewer and this is what it states:
Windows cannot access the file C:WINDOWS\system32\wmvcore.dll for one of the following reasons: there is a problem with the network connection, the disk that the file is stored on, or the storage drivers installed on this computer; or the disk is missing. Windows closed the program Windows Media Playback/Authoring DLL because of this error.
Program: Windows Media Playback/Authoring DLL
File:C:\WINDOWS\system32\wmvcore.dll

Log from HJT

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:37:34 AM, on 5/18/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
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
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A few days ago my computer started either freezing or rebooting during high-stress periods(gaming, etc.). I couldn't find out what the error was so I reinstalled my OS but that did nothing. I dropped my overclock to standard specs but that did nothing either. All the tests I ran with prime95 and 3dmark2001 froze/rebooted my comp before my cpu temps went over 40C. Today I started getting BSODs, PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGED AREA, BAD POOL CALLER and even those without a specific named error. Every program I run eventually ends up crashing. Browsers generate windows errors and shut down while games reboot/freeze my comp. Yesterday I talked to a few friends online who told me I might have a bad PSU and I thought that made sense, but today I'm completely confused again. I have my specs and some other things posted, plus some minidumps.

Asus A7N8X Deluxe Rev. 2
Athlon XP 2500+ at 1.9 GHz and 1.65V
2x512 Micron mT at 3-3-3-11 and 2.6v
9500 Pro w/ bios flashed to 9700 Pro at 276.75/270(stock) plus VGA Silencer Rev. 3
ISO Switching PSU at 550W(+3.3V at 28A, +5V at 36A, +12V at 18A)
Western Digital 120GB HD

Accessories Default User:Accessories Default User
Accessories All Users:Accessories All Users
Accessories NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:Accessories NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Accessories TURSR\0wn3r:Accessories TURSR\0wn3r
Accessories\Accessibility Default User:Accessories\Accessibility Default User
Accessories\Accessibility All Users:Accessories\Accessibility All Users
Accesso... Read more

Answer:Random rebooting/freezing, BSODs and more

First download and run the Memtest86+ programme from www.memtest86.com

Let it run for at least seven passes. if you don`t have a floppy drive, there is an iso version, that you can burn to cd and boot from that.

If your ram checks out ok, then I would guess that either you have a bad psu, or a overheating problem with either your cpu or graphics card.

Regards Howard
 

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My PC is playing up everytime I open Media Centre. I think it may have to do with either the BIOS update, the graphic card or the TV card. The symptoms I am experiencing is every time I watch a programme I have recorded, either
it freezes 1 minute into playing the recorded programme and I have to reboot by pressing the button on the processor (ALT-CTRL-DEL doesnt work).
my PC reboots by itself while watching the recorded programme but when it starts up, the Windows XP logo/startup screen has lines and it wont start i.e. the screen freezes before I can see my desktop
it freezes in between watching the recorded show and the screen flashes
ALT-CTRL-DEL doesnt work in any of these situations. Neither does ALT+F4. The only thing I can do it shut it down by pressing the button on the processor, but if I dont switch it off from the back of the processor and plug it out from the main socket (and leave it for 10 seconds), the start up shows lines in the screen and then it freezes when the XP logo appears. I have also did System Restore 3 times! It works for a while but its a temporary solution to my ongoing problem (only started playing up 2 days ago).

Im not here looking for answers (although this is preferable) but general advice or troubleshooting solutions would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: Media Centre freezing/rebooting PC

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Hi

I am having an issue with my PC where it will freeze on the windows logo on startup, i have to hold the switch down to power it off, then turn it on. It usually then restarts itself after getting past the motherboard/ BIOS screen, then it will boot to desktop but freeze within about a minute and need to be turned off and on. It usually only does this once, because it will boot fine after and run for hours, and I've turned it off and come back to it hours later and it works fine.
It does come up with an error after hanging on the desktop which says 'Windows recovered from an unexpected error' and has these details:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8004EA48F8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\120410-20810-01.dmp
C:\Users\Adam\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-27565-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0409

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

The system is only about a month old and was custom-built, system specs are:

Windows7 professional 64-bit
AMD Athlon2 X4 3Ghz Quad-core processor
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My Asus G73JH laptop [Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit] is about 2.5 years old and the other day it began suddenly freezing and rebooting. What I mean by that is the following: A) When it freezes, there is no warning, no gradual slow down, no anything. The mouse instantly refuses to respond, the computer makes no "thinking" internal noises, nothing. I'm forced to hard reboot. B) When it reboots itself, it is also instantly. There is no gradual closing of programs, it's just SHABANG.

This became an issue suddenly. One day it was fine, the next it was doing this unpredictably.

So I decided to go ahead and reformat the thing and re-installed everything via the Asus-provided "AI Recovery Burner" program.

Annnd it's still having the same problems. Not only did I experience several errors when trying to do the million and one Windows updates, but it's still freezing and rebooting. Even in safe mode, it freezes. The timing of these things is unpredictable, it could happen 2 minutes after boot-up or, the computer could run fine for hours. So far, the freezing is much more common than the rebooting.

Assuming the issue was hardware related, I ran Memtest86 last night for 7 iterations and it turned up zero errors.

Please give me suggestions as to what could be wrong. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Laptop suddenly freezing and rebooting even after reformat

Please uninstall the following:


Code:
Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public
Start Menu\Programs\Catalyst Control Center Public:Start Menu\Programs\Catalyst Control Center Public
AVG | Download tools and utilities
Run these tools & delete anything they find: Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
ESET online scanner:Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET
Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:-
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
Microsoft Security Essentials Download | Free Spyware Protection
Malwarebytes - The Free version
Good and Free system security combination.
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Let us know the results.

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My Vista laptop keep freezing.
It either remains with a blank screen and high processor for hours or reboots then fails to reboot and goes into restart assist. Exiting this results in a good boot (mostly).
The time between it booting and freezing varies but the longest it has lasted is c 2 hours, sometimes it is only minutes.
This has been happening since yesterday.

At that time norton also started playing up. Thinking it might be that I have since uninstalled it and put different security on.

There have been no hardware changes and the only driver installed is one that I put on after it started happening.

I have checked the event logs and can find nothing at the time that it freezes.

I have had task manager running and it shows nothing as it freezes.

I have tried system restore to earlier points. No effect.
I have since applied all outstanding patches. No effect.

I have disabled reboot on errors expecting a blue screen but it hasn't.

I have had nothing but task master running. CPU at 1% and it still goes.

I have also run a full Virus check, disk check and memory test, All clean.

Running out of ideas and would appreciate any help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 23:45:53, on 21/12/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18865)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
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Hello!

I need and urgent help. I have followin system (actually, two of them, however just one of them has the certain problem):

AMD Sempron 2400+ BOXed version - with bundled AMD cooler
MB MSI K7N2 Delta2
1x 512MB RAM - AM1 400MHz
VGA AGP MSI GeForce 4MX 440
CD-ROM Teac
ATA133 HDD Maxtor DiaMax+ 30GB
Case EuroCase MD650
PSU MaxPower PX-350 (230V=5A,+3.3V=20A,+5V=40A, +12V=16A, -5v=0.5A)
FDD TEAC
nothing else

I have set the BIOS to the default settings, the CPU is recognized correctly and also RAM is set to 200MHz, which is correct.

The problem is, that when I install Windows XP, even in the text screen the system freezes or reboots. Once I somehow managed to install the system and it worked just fine for a while. Then it started to reboot whenever. First I thought it was caused by the MSI utilities I hve installed (like GoodMem atc.) becuase uninstalling them solved the problem for a while. But now this happens regulary - even after booting to the graphical mode of the system, it takes just few seconds until it reboots.

Therefore I was trying to reinstall the system, but I'm not able to do it, becuase the isntalation process freezes or reboots in the text mode wile displaying "Starting Windows XP".

The idle temperature of the CPU is allways over 60C and while working it's at least 70C.

How could it be with budled CPU cooler so high? I bought the BOX version to be sure the cooler is fully compatible with the CPU.

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Answer:Sempron, k7n2 D2 system keeps freezing and rebooting

Solved

the solution was simple - and I was stupid while installing the heatsink - I set it wrong way round the CPU so that the heat-leading paste couldn't reach the CPU core.

thank you for reading my post anyway
 

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I tried to ask for help here but someone decided my post should be moved to one for "infected". Since I posted, 88 have viewed, one replied saying somebody else would have to help. To this minute, I have not received even a hint at where to start and I am nearly at my wits end. Meanwhile, I have seen many new posts get answered and issues solved. Have I insulted someone or broken some rule? If so, please accept my apology and please give me another chance. I am desperate.

I need my computer for my business and I can't even keep it working for long enough to boot to a windows screen in some cases. If I boot into safe mode, I have no crashes or failures or reboots, but am obviously severely limited regarding functionality.

Please someone, have a small amount of empathy for my situation. I have a son who is Autistic and I need to be able to earn a living to be able to pay for the support services he needs. Without my computer, I am unable to support my family. All of my important business information and software is on that PC so I am completely handicapped. I don't have the money to pay the Geek Squad or any other retail establishment to resolve this problem, so I am forced to try to resolve myself.

Any help that anyone can offer will be tremendously appreciated.
Thanks.

Answer:Freezing, or crashing and rebooting - completely unable to use.

Question:Do you have your windows xp cd?

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Hi guys.  Can anyone help me?  I'm running windows 2000 pro and have been having 2 issues.  1.  Everything freezes to the point where I have to reboot.  2.  It sometimes will reboot itself when I'm in the middle of something.  I dumped a hijack this log into the "Windows process and hijack this log tool" on this site and followed the instructions it gave me.  One of the potential threats it found was that I didn't have a firewall process running on this machine.  I have been trying to download the free Zone Alarm firewall, but every time I click on the link my computer reboots itself. Here are my hijack-this, Super AV, and Mbam logs.  I actually ran mbam 2 times so I included logs from both scans.Thanks.[Saving space, attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:Windows 2000 freezing and rebooting issues

Hello starmike and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Superdave but you can just call me SD. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. I am working under the guidance of one of the specialist of this forum so it may take a bit longer to process your logs. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.Open HijackThis and select Do a system scan onlyPlace a check mark next to the following entries: (if there)R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - *{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file) O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] \"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe\"O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: j2 Tray Menu.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: Live Menu.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: Monitor.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program ... Read more

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Hi... Im hoping you can help me.... I am having problems with my xp... It is freezing and rebooting by its self.....I have tried to scan with several on line scans, and have tried to scan with MCAfee, Norton and they all freeze before i'm able to get a full scan finished.... Before my Norton froze i did pick up that i had a w32.spybot.worm..... I had thought i had gotten rid of this but my computer is still doing the same.... I also ran a xoftspy scan and it came back with something called troj/anaFTP-01.... I have also noticed that my recived bytes are really High as of this min they are 6,023,307 im not sure if this is normal or not)and my sent bytes or 896,397... PLEASE PLEASE IF you have any suggestion please let me know.... ALSO I HAVE TRIED TO SCAN IN SAFE MODE IT STILL FREEZES>>>HELP
THANK YOU,
CARLAMICHELLE

Answer:Computer is freezing and rebooting byt its self.Have tried to scan in safe mode

Please do NOT double post. I answered in your first thread. If you can't scan in safe mode..then move on and follow my instructions using hijackthis.

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Hi all,

Just though i'd post to see if anyone could offer up any help. My system seems to be crashing randomly. I have noticed it crashes more often when video is played (vlc if it helps). But not always, it has even crashed straight after it reboots, some times it can last an hour. I had downloaded the latest nVidia drivers in the hope that this would solve the problem but to no avail.

This is only a recent event, up untill 5/6 days ago the system was running smoothly. I tried to restore the system but apparently my last restore point in only 3 days ago(?).

I ran sfc /scannow but that didn't find any corrupt files, but i do have a few errors in sys events.

The most common ones are:
The adfs service failed to start due to the following error:
This driver has been blocked from loading

\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\adfs.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

The driver \Driver\GEARAspiWDM failed to load for the device IDE\CdRomHL-DT-ST_DVD-RAM_GSA-H58N_______________1.01____\5&6cfdfc&0&0.0.0.

\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\GEARAspiWDM.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

These are rare, but seem to be common:
The platform firmware has corrupted memory across the previous system power transition. Please check for updated firmware for y... Read more

Answer:System rebooting / freezing @ (seemingly) random times

Hi knighterrant, I would suggest you take a look here first Crash and lockup debug 'How To' - Windows 7 Forums

There are several tools and instructions how to generate data that can be analyzed in more details. I myself can't do it but we have members very good at that.

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hi,

I have an Acer desktop (2yrs old) comes with Win Vista home Prem SP1. Intel Core Duo CPU. 2GB RAM. 32-bit Operating Sys. Motherboard is Intel Chipset G31-M7 (1 yr old).

I only use pc for surfing, reading mails & word processing. No gaming or any heavy usage.

In the past 1.5 month, PC has been hanging many times & almost everyday. Have encounter blue screens frequently. PC also reboots on its own. This week, there were error "overclocking failed" when booting up. It's been very frustrating.

For Overclocking - I went to setup (as instructed in error msg) & choose load optimal defaults. It runs ok after but problem will return the next day.

I have not installed anything. Only thing I can possibly relate is that I change broadband service provider 2 mths back. But i understand this should not be the cause.

Yesterday, my PC hanged while the blue screen appeared so am able to note down the error message below (Past blue screens have different error & tech info, but it ran too fast for me to note anything)

Driver_IRQL_Not_Less _or_equal

Technical Info:
STOP : 0x000000D1 (0x0000100, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0x87D3FE6D)
USBPORT.SYS - Address 87D3FE6D base at 87D3D000, Datestamp 47919053

Grateful for help with the various problems. I'm not IT/PC/tech savy. But I should be able to follow step by step instructions.

I can provide more info, if needed (but pls tell me where to look for it).
Thanks!
 

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I can play for a fixed amount of time, but after a while my screen freezes, sound loops and distorts, and sometimes i can alt tab out of this and save it, but usually it crashes and I have to reboot.

I uninstalled my sound card (audigy), and I'm currently running the onboard sound card (realtek). This seemed to fix the problem, but an hour later, the screen froze, sound stopped, and I saw the blue screen of death for the first time. It gave me a log file...... I'd really appreciate if someone helped me fix this problem because its been haunting me for months now, and everything I do to fix it won't help.

Log file is attached. By the way I've been playing World of Warcraft.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x1000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0xfffff97fff5dc252, 0xfffffadfe3af5950, 0xfffffadfe3af5360). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini103007-01.dmp.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
 

Answer:Video freezing/sound looping/computer rebooting during 3D games

here is the link to a previous thread I posted here... the problem hasn't changed and I've tried 10 different drivers, switched to windows x64 os...

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic86638.html
 

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Hi

Ive installed a new mobo, & CPU. I am having significant stability problems with my system. It reboots in games. It often freezes when I put a cd/dvd into the DVD writer. The DVD is not recognising some disks. I have clean installed XP many times but the problems comes back.

I thought it might be the SATA config but it appears correct.

Legacy mode
P-ATA only
S-ATA enabled
S-ATA channel P3 - master etc.

I have removed the S-ATA drive and added a normal IDE P-ATA drive. The sytem appears more stable but the problem is till there.

I have swapped DDR chips with other boards so they appear ok. CPU removed cleaned, new paste, etc

I'm not sure if the DVD read probelms and teh rebooting are related but if anyone has come across these issues please help.

Cheers
 

Answer:MSI 865PE, Sony DVD 16x, WD 120 SATA-major freezing & rebooting problems.

I'd say that your power-supply is no longer able to .... supply power in enough quantity.
It probably worked well in the old configuration, but if you installed e.g. a mobo with an Intel Prescott or an AMD64, you need more power.
From the number of drives, my estimate is you need at least 430Watts.
Get a brand-name, such as Enermax, Antec or Fortron.
 

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Okay I have a Emachine T2798
2.7 GHz Intel Celeron Processor
512 MB Ram
60GB Harddrive
64MB Graphics on board (shared)
Media Reader in front
10.0 Mbps Network Card
DVD/CD-RW Combodrive

With Emachine I only have a restore CD(No Windows XP CD) I restored a few days ago successfully(because the computer kept rebooting either after a few minutes of use or while starting up), and I finished installing windows Xp home edition. Before restoring I removed everything but the keyboard mouse and monitor and even removed my soundcard (M-Audio Delta 44) but when windows loaded up it said it found new hardware device M-Audio, so I used the delta cd to install drivers anyway, restarted, and the message still comes up as new hardware device found. After the computer kept restarting during all these processes I ended up turning off the auto restart and now I get blue screen message after blue screen message:

Driver_irql_not_less_or_eua
Page_fault_in_nonpage_area

So far I've tried Removing page file, defrag, ran scan disk and it began to clean the disk I guess then I got the Blue screen message. Drive_Irql_not_less_or_equal again

Normally when I try to start in safemode the computer reboots or freezes when it loads but it loads up in normal mode just fine. Also I've noticed the longer I let the computer sit powered off determines how long it will stay on without rebooting/or giving me a blue screen when I do use it.

Please help meee
 

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My 5510 was freezing whenever I tried connecting an external monitor - via a hub or the integrated HDMI port or changing the screen resolution.
It required a hard reboot. It would also freeze sometime during reboot. 
Solution: 
1. Dell replaced the entire motherboard. 
This solved the freezing problem, but it would take a long time before the computer "accepted" any external monitors. The screens would flicker and go blank and come back. This cycle repeated 4-5 times before the screen became stable. 
2. Went back to an older version of the Intel HD p530 driver - 20.19.15.4483. Now everything works well. 
Hope this helps anyone who may be dealing with the same/similar problem. 

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Hi,
I have my daughter's computer here, trying to fix it. She's a single mom with not much money so she has no way of taking it in and having it fixed. It started shutting down with a blue screen with a bunch of writing on it that shut down too fast to read. I caught page fault and memory dump. I tried to restore to an earlier date, but it wouldn't do it. I tried a system recovery, and it still did it. I did a full system restore and now after it installs...when it goes to reboot...it goes to the boot options i.e. safe mode, last known good configuration, etc. It does it over and over. Sometimes that blue screen with all the writing will pop up before it reboots. Any suggestions, short of shooting it and burying it, would be much appreciated. She was so excited that her sister gave her the computer and now this!

Thanks,
Molly

Answer:Full System Recovery Then Rebooting And Rebooting And Rebooting.....

Without being able to see the error message, it's hard to tell. But I'd guess it's one of two things: either the hard drive is too full or a piece of hardware, such as a drive or sound card or something, has failed. If the hard drive is too full and there isn't enough RAM to load Windows into, it tries to swap some data over to the hard drive, but being no room, it simply shuts down and dumps the memory. There are things that can possibly be done for this, but more info is needed. If you have upgraded Windows from an earlier version, and the system is a FAT 32 system, you can get in and delete files with a Windows boot disk, such as from Windows 98. Sometimes, you can start the system with something like Ultimate Boot Disk, which uses a scaled-down Linux operating system, and then use included tools to delete or move files.

If a device has failed, the only way to troubleshoot it is to remove devices. If you get lucky, you can find the bad one.

When you restored Windows, I'm guessing you did an over-the-top reinstall, and didn't lose any data, is that right? Or did you do a complete wipe and restore?

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Opens to Options - Safe Mode...Windows Normally...ect
Whatever I choose, gives me a page of:

multi(0),disk(0),rdisk(0),Partition(1)/windows/system/.......

Did get a blue screen once "Virus warning....may be infected....

***STOP: 0x0000007B (0XF7948640, 0XC0000034, 0x00000000, 0X00000000)

Since I can't get it to actually open in Safe Mode, what am I to
do?
 

Answer:XP-Blue Screen-Rebooting,rebooting

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Question: Stress Test

I found this article on THG.

Yeah I know THG is not to reliable for anything but this article's pretty cool.

A little more Intel vs. AMD

They're taking an INtel and AMD system and looping 3D MArk 2005, basically stressing the computers 24/7 to see what happens.

So far

Intel=2 system shutdowns and restarts in 5 days

AMD=Running for 5 full days nowHere's the link

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Hi, I'm getting random BSODs like PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA ; SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION or KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED when playing games. Last time after restarting PC (BSOD) win10 run a disc repair, its going insane.
I've tried:
-Turning off, on ,and system managed Paged Pool
-Memtest86+ /all pass
-sfc /scannow /no violations
-updating BIOS
-WD Disc Diagnostics (extenderd run) /all pass
-many more i don't remember

Please help I have no clue.
Thank you in advance.

Answer:Many BSODs when at stress

Please read BSOD Posting Instructions

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I have a problem, I keep getting a pop-ups from the bar at the bottom of the screen, they come from  fashing yellow triangular icons (just like the exclimation triangle in the smiles) in the right corner. They are advertising all sorts of spyware, antivirus ect, they are called virusbusters and antivirmis, what can do to delete them.

Answer:Pop ups causing stress

Do me a favour?Download & run RogueRemover from http://www.malwarebytes.org/It's a very small download and will only take you a minute to try.

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Question: Gpu Stress Test

Hello

Does anyone know of a Linux based software program that does GPU stress test that also does not use 2d - 3d rendering? thank you
 

Answer:Gpu Stress Test

Have you already done an internet search for Linux tools?
https://fixmynix.com/gpu-benchmarking-and-stress-testing-in-linux/
 

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Question: Stress Prime

How long do you guys usually run Stress Prime when overclocking? Also, what test do you do, Memory, Cpu, or Blend? For how long? Thanks.
 

Answer:Stress Prime

Any system that can run 16-24 hours without errors is stable IMO.

When you're trying to find your maxímum cpu speed you normally would set your RAM at a low divider so your memory won't be holding you back.

There are also alternatives to Prime95 like SysTool.
 

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Question: Stress test

post some programs for stress test and also the cpu-z link please

Answer:Stress test

google?

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Question: CSS:Stress Test

On CSS:Stress Test I get 38.3 FPS. :\ I know not very good. I am glad that now I have the game, but soon its time to upgrade.

Answer:CSS:Stress Test

it's completely playable though

my friend with a 5700ultra/p4 2.4 only gets 43 fps @ high/noaa/noaf

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Question: stress test

ok this is really ****ing me off...i spend $1400 on a new machine that keeps carshing....sometimes it works fine sometimes it crashes,freezes..i have no idea what the **** is going on..i tried upadating the drivers...scaning..benchmarking with 3dmark(which worked fine).but nothing worked ....
my last hope is an advice that i got from a friend to stress test my system ...he told me to use sandra...all tests finshed...but how is that suposed to tell me what wrong with it
thanks

Answer:stress test

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Question: Stress Testing

Hi All
Hope youre all well.

Wonder if you can help me - I am trying to find out about stress tests and whether a CPU and motherboard can handle various tests. I am useless with computers so any techies out there that could help would be marvellous.

The system is a Pentium 4 3.4Ghz Extreme CPU
Motherboard is a ASUS P4P800 Deluxe
DVD Drive is 2.4x +R Dual Layer/8x +R / 8x -R DVD Writer + 40x CD-RW ( What does all this mean ???)
RAM - 1Gig
HardDrive 80 gig
Graphics Card 256mb GEForce FX5700LE 8x AGP+DVI+TV-OUT
RAID

Tests :

1) If I run the DVD player open Windowns Media and watch a film but at the same time print a large graphics file will I see worse performance ?
2) Concurrently streaming video while writing to DVD and manipulating large quantities of data in clipboard ? Will this syetm handle that ok ?
3) Also writing to CD-RW while reading from DVD - will I get good performance? I have a seperate CD/RW drive in this PC aswell 52x32x52

If the PC failed whilst I was working on multimedia - does the operating system know how to recover data ?

Any help very greatly appreciated

Thanks in anticipation

Answer:Stress Testing

With that spec, you should not see much deteriation in performance. You can run a DVD on a 300MHZ, and print big files with any PC, just depends on how long it takes. It might take 2 seconds longer....

Again should do, it will stream the video fine, and will also write a DVD fine, but the manipulating data willt take a bit longer, bcause the processor is not just doing one thing.

Will write to a CD fine, and read from a DVD fine, but if it is across the same IDE cable, then it will slow the reaing/writting down. (becuase data is traveling from both devices on one cable)

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Question: cpu stress tests

is there a program made to just stress out the cpu to get it to 100% usage?? thanks

Answer:cpu stress tests

Try SiSoft Sandra

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Question: BSOD under stress

Hello,

I am currently not on the problem computer as i am at work. I recently got my computer, opened it up when recieved to make sure everything was snug and connected. It was running like a dream, then it froze. I was a computer tech for a while so I knew to run through updating everything. I updated every driver you could think of, DirectX, framework, forceware, memtest'd the RAM, chipset drivers, etc. I think ive come to the conclusion that the VGA is overheating. It idles at 60C with the fan at 80%. When I play less graphic intensive games like Counter-Strike: Source, it runs fine. However, games like Timeshift & Crysis freeze over time. Will installing a VGA cooler fix my problem?

Thanks


Power Supply
( 750 Watt -- Thermaltake Toughpower W0117RU Power Supply Quad SLI Ready )

Processor
( [=== Quad Core ===] Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600 (4x 2.4GHz/8MB L2 Cache/1066FSB) )

Motherboard
( eVGA NForce 680i SLI Chipset w/7.1 Sound, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0 Dual PCI-E MB )

Memory
( 2048MB [1024MB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module Mushkin )

Video Card
( NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX 768MB w/DVI + TV Out Video )

Answer:BSOD under stress

Duplicate thread. Closing.

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Once again got fed up with AVG's inconsistancy and the pressure it puts on the system. my new config ias a bigger emphasis on privacy and paranoia
 

Answer:New no stress AVG-less config

Great setup! How's the free Ashampoo and Virtual DJ? Those seem like good free music tools

AVG actually has reached 5/5 in its protection in av-test.org it does a great job... better then its ever been.
As far as using. Its a tad lighter and glitching is gone from the UI.

Only reason I skipped AVG is the new browser data share and sell thing. I went Avira in October, then plan to switch from that early next year
 

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Hello,

It has been a couple of months since my desktop computer started to having BSODs, usually when i'm playing.
By now i'm almost certain it is hardware malfunction but can't really narrow out the faulty part.
Things I've already tried:

-Memtest -> No errors
-SSD check -> No errors
-GPU && CPU stress test (not at the same time) -> No crash.
-Formatted 2 times.
-Eye checked and no apparent burned/damaged parts.
-Reinstalled and tried all types drivers.

Would like some help.
Thank you in advance

Answer:BSOD when pc is under stress

Hi acidbubble,

Please be more specific in the tests you have performed, what tests did you run? Important is photos/screenshots for details one could easily miss.
Before suggestions are given I would like details about the tests and results
Why?
For the memory there are multiple tests, all of them use different algorithms and thus provide different results.For the SSD, it is a drive and a drive has a few factors to look at before we can decide if it is or is not a possible cause.For the GPU & CPU the most important is the temperature and in some cases also possible errors that may show up in the stress tests.

FYI, it could very well be incompatibility given that your ASRock does not provide support for drivers after Windows 7.
Incompatibility is not a thing that occurs immediately, it can occur at any time when a driver doesn't function properly anymore regardless of how many reinstallations and versions are tried.

Please fill in your system specsPlease follow this tutorial and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely including PSU, cooling and other used stuff like mouse, keyboard, monitor, case, etc.
The PSU, cooling and other stuff are NOT mentioned in the tool.How to fill in your system specs:

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I want to see how much power my WHS uses at load. Is there a program I can run from a CD like Memtest that will stress the CPU? Or is there a plug-in or something for WHS?
I will be measuring power with a Kill A Watt wall device.
 

Answer:Need a program to stress a WHS

http://www.ocbase.com/perestroika_en/index.php?2008/03/14/23-what-is-occt

It will likely detect errors but I wouldn't trust it. I get tons of errors but my system is 100% stable with Memtest 86 and Windows memory diagnostic. I've also read other people on this board say theres is stable but this program throws errors. It's good to test everything at once though. Even has GPU stress.
 

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Question: Stress Test

Hi I am working on a computer that I get back in my shop frequently. The owners keep complaining of blue screens ( that i suspect is user caused). Every time I put the computer up on the work bench it runs fine for days. I have reformatted, tweaked and what ever else I can think of. I have ran countless stress test on the hardware. What I am wanting is a program that will stress test windows. I want to see if I can get it to crash for me so i can see what is happening. I have checked the windows error logs and don't see anything out of the ordinary. If there is a program out there that could help me it would be great or a way i can simulate someone playing on it for hours.

Answer:Stress Test

well if it doesn't crash for you then it doesn't crash for you.

I assume you're doing reinstalls with no issues?

What are the components of the computer, and do you know what other devices the user has? It could be an add-in device that causes it to crash like a bad flash drive or something of that manner.

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Question: ram stress test

What is a good stress test for ram? I have 1gb of pc2-5300 and it is not enough to comfortably multitask in windows 7 and my computer is best matched to pc2-6400. I am going to get 4gb soon and was wondering about a good way to compare the efficiency of my 1gb of ram to the 4gb. What I am looking for is a quantitative measure of improvement other than a guess and the possibility of the placebo effect.

Answer:ram stress test

What is your memory experience index?

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Hi, I'm getting random BSODs like PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA ; SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION or KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED when playing games. Last time after restarting PC (BSOD) win10 run a disc repair, its going insane.
I've tried:
-Turning off, on ,and system managed Paged Pool
-Memtest86+ /all pass
-sfc /scannow /no violations
-updating BIOS
-WD Disc Diagnostics (extenderd run) /all pass
-many more i don't remember

Please help I have no clue.
Thank you in advance.

Answer:Many BSODs when at stress

Please read BSOD Posting Instructions

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Question: CPU Stress test...

I have a weird one here. My PC runs for 30mins to a few hours and then all of a sudden just shuts down. Power light is still ON. I have installed Coretemp to monitor temperatures and the last time just before it shutdown the temperature was at 44degrees, so its not a termperature related issue in my opinion...

Now I have tried a CPU burn in app and when it reaches a certain itteration the computer does the very same thing by this I mean shuts off with Power LED still ON...


Would I have a CPU issue or a motherboard issue or both?

I'm going to acquire another CPU to hopefully narrow the problem down.
 

Answer:CPU Stress test...

I would run Memtest to rule out the memory first. http://majorgeeks.com/MemTest_d350.html

Could be the CPU, but I would suspect the RAM or the PSU. Do you have a spare PSU you can try out?

E
 

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Question: csrss.exe stress

When I boot up my PC an alert pops up saying that theres no disk found in the drive with three options: [cancel] [retry] [continue]. It has something to do with csrss.exe and ctfmon.exe.Any Ideas?I can stop ctfmon from loading up the next bootup which stops the error but then it tries to load up again.ThanksBTN

Answer:csrss.exe stress

this link may be usefulclick here

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Question: NIC stress-testing

Anyone know any good (preferably freeware) tools for stress-testing a NIC? An Atheros chipset, specifically, if it makes any difference... I was hoping Atheros might have something but the only support section I could find on their website requires a login...

Thanks!
 

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Just got my self a card reader drive for my spare floppy bay. The connection, internally, is a choice of USB 1or2 and is designed to plug into a spare USB spot in the motherboard (via 1 small connector with 3 inputs labled: vcc, d1- and d1+. and another connecter labled: gnd) Cant seem to find spare spot in the motherboard for luv nor money?? Any ideas/solutions???? Many thanks in advance!!!!

Answer:Internal USB Stress!!!!

Hi, Need to know what your motherboard is before help is at hand. Possibly your board doesn't support front USB. cheers, Bill

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Question: win32k.sys! STRESS

Hi,I built my computer myself a few weeks ago and recently have been getting some terrible errors.  Windows shuts down and I get a blue screen informing how Windows shut down to protect the computer.  Microsoft told me it was a driver issue when it recieved a report about incident.win32k.sysPage fault in nonpaged areaStop = 0x00000050 (0x9c645B6c, 0x00000000, 0xBF80D2C5, 0x00000000)win32k.sys address BF80D2C5, base at BF800000, datestamp 41107f7aAnd then it says it is dumping memory and a number counts forwards starting from 1.  My computer is a 3.4 ghz p4 LGA775, gigabyte GA-8GPNXP Duo 915p, 2x512 pc4200 ddr2 ocz eb, raedeon x300 pcie16, soundblaster platinum pro, and I have Windows XP home with service pk 2 running on a 74gb raptor with 2 250mb hd also installed.I spent a lot of time and effort learning about computers and up to date information and on top of that invested most of my money in order to build this baby.  I would sincerely appreciate some help in solving this problem, this is not the first time I have seen this blue screen nd it worries me to death.  I have been stressing out like crazy all week since this first happened and I discovered this website that looks to be very successful in helping eachother with computer issues.  Thank you in advance for any advice or information!Drew

Answer:win32k.sys! STRESS

Check out this link,http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;834450Let me know if that answers your questions.

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Does anyone know of any programs that stress test HD's and stuff, because I just got this new one, and I dont want it to die 1 day after the warranty ends.

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Question: Stress Prime

Having a problem with computer due to power failure(haven't got back up power supply yet). Windows isn't starting up(windows xp pro). When computer starts up comes to a screen where i can select safe mode, last known good configuration, or start windows normally. Tried them all but keeps coming back to same screen saying windows did not start successfully. Computer is under warranty and I've been talking to alienware tech support. Ram and harddrive is fine. Created a boot disc to test ram and harddrive and it passed all tests. Can't re-install windows because an error comes up. They told me to download stress prime95, and thats what brings me here. I need to download the .iso version of the stress test so I can create a boot-able cd-rom, but I can't seem to find it. If anyone knows a link I would greatly appreciate the help. Figured this is the best thread to ask in because I saw talk of the stress prime test.
 

Answer:Stress Prime

Prime95 and memtest ...you should be able to make a boot floppy with memtest...i donno about booting with prime95....both should work just as well in detecting instability...
 

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Question: Stress Test

I'm not to happy with my processor in the last few days. Is there any software out there that is free that will perform a stress test?

Answer:Stress Test

yep

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Just as the title above states, I am now unable to stress test my machine with any program! Let me start at the beginning:

I've had this rig watercooled almost since the beginning. I'm running X2 6000+ on an MSI-7388 board with 4gb ram and Vista Ultimate on a 160gb SATAII with a 500gb for data. Also have an 8800GTX w/c'd as well.

I just recently changed out the radiator on my system as I was seeing idle temps @ 44c idle on both cores plus @48c idle on the gpu after I had changed cases and radiators but kept the same hardware otherwise. Once I replaced the radiator, I decided to stress it as my idle is now at 34c cpu and 35c on gpu and I wanted to see what my max temps would be.

Now, no matter what program I try, it might run for a minute, it might run for 5 seconds but it always hard locks my pc to the point that I cannot even get my mouse to respond. In everyday tasks such as word processing, playing simple games, and surfing, it does fine.

So far I have tried the following programs: Orthos, Prime95, Everest, and OCCT with no luck. They all lock up the system. Does anyone have any idea's short of reformatting??

Edit: Nothing is overclocked at the moment.
 

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