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Windows 10 Installation Crashing and rebooting while booting from USB

Question: Windows 10 Installation Crashing and rebooting while booting from USB

I built a new desktop and i'm trying to install windows 10 on it. I can get into the bios fine and all my components are showing up. I set my initial boot device as the USB and then reboot my PC to start the installation process. The windows logo shows up,but as soon as it gets to purple setup screen for installation my PC shutsdown and reboots. This same process keeps looping and I can't get the w10 installation process started. I only have my keyboard, monitor and USBconnected to the desktop IO panel. I tried a different USB installed with windows 7 but get the same problem.

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Preferred Solution: Windows 10 Installation Crashing and rebooting while booting from USB

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Answer: Windows 10 Installation Crashing and rebooting while booting from USB

My mother-in-law's computer started doing that. Turned out it was the keyboard was physically bad, believe it or not. I would recommend try starting it up with no keyboard or mouse connected and see if it stays on. Also make sure all the internal components are firmly seated. Also try starting it up without the USB flash drive inserted and see if it will stay on the No Boot Device warning screen without rebooting on it's own.

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I have a fully working  Vista system on my n200, trying to boot from my new win7-disc, even tried to boot from usb but it's the same:"Loading windows files" followed by "Starting windows" with the new win7-logo.. After that comes a fat cursor(guess the resolution is lower, like in "Rescue and recovery").This cursor and a black screen is all I see for ~5 secs before it crashes. Same thing every time.It might be Rescue and recovery that starts there and crashes. If that's the case, how do I remove it/fix it in a safe way? Or can i try something else first?I am able to boot Linux from CD fyi..Thankful for any help.Regards

Answer:Always crashing and rebooting when booting from my new win7-disc. Lenovo 3000 n200 0769-erg

hi perp,
 
If you have tried installing Windows 7 in both AHCI/Compatible mode and the Windows 7 installer still crashes, can you try to run a diagnostic on the RAM/HDD (to make sure there's no hardware fault).
 
To run the diagnostics:
1. Download the the UBCD ISO
2. Burn the ISO using imgburn
3. Boot from the diagnostic cd and use MemTest86+ for the memory test and use Data Lifeguard (if you have a Western Digital HDD).
 
To burn the diagnostic softwre on a flashdrive, follow this guide.
 
If you get any errors, you will need to contact lenovo for service or you can DIY and replace the defective components.
 
 
 
Hope this helps

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I am having problems with computer crashing or rebooting while my son is playing his video games. I have found the errors listed below in the system event log. I have just rebuilt the computer and still have the problem. I have ran memtest86 and not reported any errors. I also have a minidump that was reported, but I am not sure how to read it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 4/15/2007
Time: 10:12:11 AM
User: N/A
Computer: THOMAS
Description:
Error code 1000000a, parameter1 00000001, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 804dc25d.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
Data:
0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 30 1000000
0020: 61 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d a Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 30 30 eters 00
0030: 30 30 30 30 30 31 2c 20 000001,
0038: 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 00000002
0040: 2c 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 , 000000
0048: 30 30 2c 20 38 30 34 64 00, 804d
0050: 63 32 35 64 c25d

Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 4/14/2007
Time: 5:07:05 PM
User: N/A
Computer: THOMAS
Description:
Error code 1000008e, parameter1 c0000005, parameter2 a9de38ae, parameter3 a9f129e8, paramete... Read more

Answer:Windows XP Crashing/Rebooting

Heya! Start here:

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51365.html


 

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Hello,
Since about 2-3 weeks my labtop started rebooting on itself and closing or bsoding for no reason. I updated windows and my drivers.

Event Viewer ID 1001 : 0x0000009f (0x0000000000000004, 0x0000000000000258, 0xfffffa8003d02040, 0xfffff80000b9a3d0).

Answer:Windows 7 Rebooting on its own and crashing

Hello and welcome noar mate first up some system specs - very hard to work with soentuing one knows nothing about so please System Info - See Your System Specs

Anyway in the meantime if you can get into safe mode do these
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Disk Check < if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2

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Hello there, guys.
I did not like to start a topic equal to others ones (as the "Blue Screen" topic of user vonte1 is very similar to my problem). But i have my specifics hardwares and softwares as any other user. So i decided to start a new topic. Sorry if i'm wrong.

Well, I run Vista Ultimate more than 1 year. Always running clean and perfectly. A couple of months ago it starts to reboot by itself. After this, i just select "run windows vista" (don't choose "run on safe mode") and it starts again with no problem. Well, it's happening often now. I just don't know why. By the way, i just got a really BlueScreen twice. Always restarts and doesn't show the BlueScreen.

My PC: Windows Vista Ultimate SP1, Intel D945GNT MoBo, Intel Pentium D930 3.0Mhz, ATI Radeon X1600 VE Video Card, 3GB DDR2 RAM, 1 HD 160GB Seagate SATA-II, 1 HD 500GB Seagate SATA-II.

My BSOD:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1046

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 100000d1
BCP1: 2B335095
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000001
BCP4: 8C3E8585
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Any help?

Answer:Windows Rebooting by itself! Crashing... need help!

Hi -

Bugcheck 0xd1 = kernel-mode driver tried to access paged memory at a time when it should not have (IRQL too high).

Please follow the instructions -

Collection of dumps & system files - http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html

Attach resulting zip files to next post.

Run the Vista Driver Verifier - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2110308-post4.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi everyone Has anybody else had this problem on a Machine type 9265Model No 7RGMFG Date 708Product ID 92657RG And if so how have you fixed it. Thanks Kobus

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I've been running on this install of XP for a little over a year. No hardware changes, etc.

My PC has now started to shut itself down. There is no rhyme or reason to it, no "blue screen of death", etc. Once the PC shuts down, if I try and boot it back up, it will boot for about 2 seconds, and shut down again. It doesn't boot far enough to POST or anything that I can see.

If I leave it sit for about 10 minutes, it will boot back up just fine. It's also started locking up while I'm playing games etc.

I normally would think it would be a heat issue. All the fans are working properly, I actually LEAVE the side of the case off. There's plenty of airflow, and the tower actually sits beside the A/C vent.

Any suggestions at all? I don't see anything critical show up in the Event Viewer besides a standard "Service Control Manager" stating the log was stopped.

Answer:Windows XP Crashing (Trouble rebooting)

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Originally posted by EnigmaX
I've been running on this install of XP for a little over a year. No hardware changes, etc.

My PC has now started to shut itself down. There is no rhyme or reason to it, no "blue screen of death", etc. Once the PC shuts down, if I try and boot it back up, it will boot for about 2 seconds, and shut down again. It doesn't boot far enough to POST or anything that I can see.

If I leave it sit for about 10 minutes, it will boot back up just fine. It's also started locking up while I'm playing games etc.

I normally would think it would be a heat issue. All the fans are working properly, I actually LEAVE the side of the case off. There's plenty of airflow, and the tower actually sits beside the A/C vent.

Any suggestions at all? I don't see anything critical show up in the Event Viewer besides a standard "Service Control Manager" stating the log was stopped.




bad psu

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Hi I am trying to do a reinstall of windows 8.1 it loads ok but when it finishes it reboots and keeps rebooting
(IE) Copys Windows Files
Getting Files Ready for installation
Installing Features
Installing updates
Finishing up
Then Reboots to Press any key to boot from CD or DVD And keeps rebooting
Can anyone help me on this please

Answer:Windows 8.1 Pro rebooting after completing installation

Hello and welcome to TWCF,
From your query I can understand that you're installing from CD/DVD. To avoid this infinite loop, once the installation finish, and the computer prompt for restarting in few seconds, eject the CD/DVD instanneously before it actually restarts. So if the installation media is out before reboot, system will proceed further to set up installed Windows.
Hope this helps, Good luck

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I got an old computer from a friend. He used Windows 2000, but he formatted the hard drive. I want to install Windows XP Pro from a cd. Installation started perfectly. The hard drive still had 2 partitions, which I removed and replaced by one. I formatted that partition as NTFS and installed windows on it. Everything looks fine until it says that it needs to reboot in 15 secs. After the reboot the installation should continue. The computer reboots and then when reaching the loading Windows animation it reboots again and again and again etc.

What is causing this???


The stats aren?t great but good enough to accommodate XP:
P3 800 MHz
128MB
40GB hdd
nvidia geforce4 mx420 64MB

Answer:Computer keeps rebooting during Windows XP installation.

I once had the same problem with an install on my older computers. You might want to try using a newer cd rom drive that can read the data at the speed the XP disk is requesting; also you might want to get the hard drive manufactor's format disk from their website and try a low level format. These are just solutions that have worked for me in the past. Good Luck!!! Mike

1. Swap the cd rom drive with a newer one just to load the OS
if no dice
then
2. Low level format the hard drive it might have some crud on it.
if no dice
3. Ask one of the tech's that moderate this site they have great solutions I am just a geek by birth rite trained in the field of Economics with a passion for computers :)

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Okay so i have this machine, acer m3100, that originally had windows vista. I tried to do a clean install of windows 7, with an original windows 7 installation cd. Everything would go okay until right after the computer restarts and goes to the part of COMPLETING INSTALLATION. At that moment my screen suddenly flashes with the blue screen of death. i wasnt able to right the error that shows up though. Then the computer restarts and goes to setup devices and right after that an error message appears saying, windows did not complete installation, due to an unexpected restart, restart the computer and restart the installation. If i click okay it will go into an endless loop. Restarting one time after another. So i thought i would install windows vista again. Try to make things the way they were before, but i get the same error. i'm only able to install xp. With XP everything works fine. I do want to be able to install windows 7 though. I have tried almost every trick in the book. Nothing has helped. Im thinking this isnt a hardware problem since it works with xp, probably a configuration problem. If someone can help me i would highly appreciate it.

Answer:Windows 7 rebooting loop during installation

Hardware that works with Windows XP maybe too old to work with Windows 7.

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Okay so i have this machine, acer m3100, that originally had windows vista. I tried to do a clean install of windows 7, with an original windows 7 installation cd. Everything would go okay until right after the computer restarts and goes to the part of COMPLETING INSTALLATION. At that moment my screen suddenly flashes with the blue screen of death. i wasnt able to right the error that shows up though. Then the computer restarts and goes to setup devices and right after that an error message appears saying, windows did not complete installation, due to an unexpected restart, restart the computer and restart the installation. If i click okay it will go into an endless loop. Restarting one time after another. So i thought i would install windows vista again. Try to make things the way they were before, but i get the same error. i'm only able to install xp. With XP everything works fine. I do want to be able to install windows 7 though. I have tried almost every trick in the book. Nothing has helped. Im thinking this isnt a hardware problem since it works with xp, probably a configuration problem. If someone can help me i would highly appreciate it.
 

Answer:windows 7 stuck in rebooting loop during installation

When it's booting up, hit F8 (After the BIOS screen but before the Windows screen) and select "Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure". You will be able to retrieve the BSOD code for us then.

Also, how much RAM is in this PC? Windows 7 under 1GB is not recommended. I'd shoot for at least a minimum of 2GB of RAM.

Do you also have the ability to try a different Hard Drive?
 

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gday all
the last few weeks I have had some major issues with my computer windows 7 home premuim 32bit
I have used msconfig to only load essential drivers otherwise it takes 1-15 times to start up if at all.

info I have gathered so far:

driver_irql_not_not_less_or cant read the rest

possible hardware problems

windows failed to start because of hard disk problems
special pool memory corruption

also norton interenet security was updated and fine the next day the it wont upload definitions or starts back at the beginning again have let them know and im still waiting for a solution after maybe 3 weeks or more now even download the updated definitions and installed it and it's as if it didn't work because it wants to download all definitions again

I have run disk checks and memory checks and there could be problems there now?
I dont have any programs to read dump files but have being looking up event viewer and reliability viewer
thanks

Answer:bsod windows freezing crashing and not booting up sometimes

Welcome to SevenForums!

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Hey guys,
I'm building a couple of basic office PC's, 2 are identical in every way, and the third only the Hard Drive is a different brand.
The spec's are as follows:
2 x ASUS P5VD2-VM-SE
2 x ATX 420 CASE
2 x 320GB SATA II 16M WESTERN DIGITAL HDD
2 x 2GB KINGSTON DDR2-800MHZ RAM
2 x ANTEC 80MM TRI COOL CASE FAN
2 x INTEL E2200 2.2G/800/1M
2 x PIONEER DVR-216 SATA BLK
Now, both of these PC's simply refuse to install Windows. Blue screens every time, each time with different error messages, but basiclly to the effect of "Can not find ******* file".
The third one is exactly the same, except it has a Seagate Hard Drive not WD. This one works like a gem, no problems what so ever.
Now my first reaction was to replace the RAM, after getting a stick of new RAM, same problem persisted. So I tried a new DVD Drive, Windows XP disc, and replacing the WD HDD, even the Motherboard, and after each replacement the same problem persisted. Crashing on Windows installation.
Before I go back and replace the CPU and make myself look like even more of an idiot, I wanted to know if anyone had an opinion on my problem...
Now the strange thing is... When I put the Seagate HDD into the other PC's, it worked fine.
To be honest, this was supposed to be an easy task that would have taken me normally 5 hours max for all three to be done, and it has turned into a weeks solid work.
So is it possible that some motherboards don't like Western Digital HDD's?
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Answer:Windows XP Installation Crashing

welcome
is the jumper set correctly on the hard drive?
what supply is installed?

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I need some advices.
Been trying to install win xp pro to a new machine for a client. Problem is, it goes thru the formatting and file copying fine, then after first reboot, it either freeze, or reboots itself after showing Windows XP logo.
I've checked the RAM, CDROM, HDD, MB and they are fine.
However, this MB has a new CPU. P4 2.0ghz / 400FSB
I've never seen any CPU memory leak. But is it possible that this CPU is causing the problems?

Hardware specs:

MB: intel 848 MB
RAM: PC133 512mb
CPU: P4 2ghz /400fsb
HDD: 20GB/7200rpm Seagate
CDROM: Sony 52x
 

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Hello,
I have just installed Windows 8.1 and would like to know how I can boot with Windows 7. I have Windows 7 when I installed Windows 8. Is there a way to go back to Windows 7 with no re install?
Thanks

Answer:Booting with Windows 7 instead of 8 after installation.

How did you install 8.1? To a different partition?

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Hi so i installed windows 10 about 2 weeks ago and i didnt like it so TIME FOR A DOWNGRADE. Try to boot to the cd and here is the screen i got

Answer:windows installation not booting...

Od you cant see the picture here Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet

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Hi guys.

Appologies if the answer has already been posted but I have been looking over the internet ages with no luck.

I have just built a new pc. It consists of:

MSI 770-C45
Phenom II 550BE
4GB (2x2GB) Crucial 1333 DDR3
Powercolor HD 4770
WD 160GB sata HD
Sony dvd/rw

(All parts are brand new)

Most of the time when I try and install it, it completes installing features in about a second then crashes and the mouse is stuck. Sometimes it doesnt get that far and crashes on the loading windows files etc. Im pretty sure its not the dvd as it worked fine in my brothers pc.

So far I have tried:

Updating BIOS
Taking a stick of RAM out
Swapping the graphics card
Putting the RAM in different slots

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

Its the 64 bit version btw, and im doing clean install as there is no os on at the moment.

Answer:Windows 7 Installation Keeps Crashing on New Build

I see you have a Black Edition, you are not overclocking already are you?

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After I installed windows 10 (from windows 8.1) I try to run the Netflix app but it start to run and then close. No error message.

Answer:Why is Netflix crashing after the Windows 10 installation?

No idea as to why, but try reinstalling Netflix and see if that helps.
Good luck!

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I have a windows xp installation cd extracted to a partition on a computer which I want to netboot from. Then I've netbooted into WinPe which is apparently able to invoke a windows installation given a source directory. The problem is, I'm stuck in volume Q: - which is a ram-disk and I haven't the slightest clue how I'd swap over to the volume I've extracted the xp install disk into.

Thanks.
 

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I just installed windows xp on an old compaq presario computer I have. The installation went fine, and everything was running perfectly. But the computer froze and I had to reboot it. Now it will not boot up at all. It doesn't even get to loading windows xp, it just stops with a flashing cursor on the screen over the Compaq logo. I cannot access the bios screen or anything. I tried to reboot from the installation disc, and that doesn't work either. Please help!!!
 

Answer:Problem booting new installation of windows xp

Please do not post duplicate threads.
 

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Hello, I had installed Samsung SSD Pro 840 on Lenovo G510 with the help of Samsung Data Migration and it was working perfectly but now i want to install new windows and its stucked on the boot progress. Some months ago i had installed new BIOS ver. 3.07 to 3.09. Furthermore, I have installed the Seagate harddrive now but having same booting issue. Maybe of BIOS ver. ?

Answer:Booting problem on Windows Installation

hi jklogic,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
A few questions:
1. Is the Seagate drive the orignal HDD that came with the machine (with Win8.1 preloaded)? If yes, is the system stucked on the lenovo screen (similar to this thread) or during/after the windows loading screen?
 
2. What other version of Windows are you trying to install on the Samsung SSD? If you're trying to install Windows 7 or older, have you tried to the set the following in the BIOS?
 
Security Tab:
Secure Boot = Disabled
Boot Tab:
UEFI = Disabled
Boot Mode = Legacy
Exit Tab:
OS Optimized Defaults = Other OS
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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Frozen black screen on startup

My computer was only running firefox and then completely froze out and I couldnt open task manager, switch users or anything. I let the computer sit there for a while not wanting to click anything thinking it would unfreeze by itself in a short while, and then suddenly a noise started coming out at regular intervals. Then the computer just switched off.

On restart I got a BSOD that i wrote down but ive lost the paper for the error message now. I ran the Recovery Console from the XP CD and chkdsk /r and it finished. When i restarted I got another BSOD:

"UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME"

I ran chkdsk /r using the Recovery Console again, with it completing and then this time on restart I got another BSOD message.

"Stop:C0000135 (unable to locate component) This application has failed to start because USP10.dll was found. Re-installing the application may fix this"

I ran chkdsk again a few times and nothing happened, still getting the same BSOD message on restart.

After more googling I found out to run a repair installation from the XP CD instead of the Recovery Console, the website I used just told me to "continue with on-screen instructions". So I ran the repair installation and the first time I ran it, the computer restarted and I thought it had been fixed. Windows XP appeared to be installing itself for the first time and I paniced because I thought I had accidentally pressed the wrong button and chosen to fresh i... Read more

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My computer is currently set up to dual boot between Windows 7 and Windows XP. I mainly use the XP partition as storage, while I run the Windows 7 partition most of the time. The version of Windows 7 that is currently installed is an RC version (Build 7127).

I recently decided that it was time to upgrade to the full version of Windows 7 (32-bit, to keep things simple). The operating system installed with no apparent errors, until I tried selecting Windows 7 from the Windows Boot Manager at start-up. The Windows XP partition (listed as Earlier Version of Windows) still works, but the Windows 7 partition gives an error (Status: 0xc0000225). The info it gives is: "The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible". The given error has something to do with asking me to unplug anything I had recently plugged into the computer (USB device/MP3 player), but I haven't plugged anything in, so that led me to believe it was a driver problem. However, it seems odd that the RC version of Windows 7 works, while the final version does not. So, I re-installed the RC version so I could use the computer again (the XP partition has driver problems that cause Very strange errors on the internet, so I prefer to not use it, but don't look into those errors too much... I only use that partition for storage now)

I tried reinstalling multiple times, and I tried using the Startup Recovery tool that's on the installation disk, but it couldn't detect any problems. Also, ... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Not Booting Properly After Installation

Bump for the day ~ All help is appreciated, so if anyone has Any ideas, post them :)

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I just installed windows xp on an older PC I have. The installation went fine and everything was working perfectly. The computer then froze and I had to reboot. Now it will not boot up at all. The computer is an Old Compaq presario, and it doesn't even start to load windows up when I boot it up. I cannot access the bios, or anything. I tried to boot from the installation disk, and nothing - it won't recognize anything. Please help!!
 

Answer:Problem booting new installation of windows xp

Try clearing CMOS
 

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~Background~

There were some power failures last week which caused some errors on my hdd and I spent 3 days reading this forum, trying to fix my windows 7 boot.

I finally fixed it after running chkdisk through a Windows repair disk after trying various other solutions to no avail. Thankfully, no files were lost (Besides the most important stuff was backed up)

I have an anxiety disorder and I work solely on the PC.
This incident was very hard on my health so I want to make sure that whatever happens I can get to work.

So I had an idea.

~Idea~

A while back I was reading about dual booting and it seemed quite interesting.
So, I've had this idea.

I have a 1 TB HDD.

It has two partitions, "System Reserved" and "C".

I create a new partition called G of let's say 100GB.

I then transfer my music, videos, photos to an external drive.

I uninstall all unnecessary programms/games from C.

I make sure C has about 50-60 GB of used space.

Afterwards, I make a system image using either the Windows 7 built-in tool
or Macrium Reflect/Acronis and transfer all my media back to C.

Could I then restore that system image on the new partition?

The end result I want to achieve is to have a "backup windows 7 installation"
If something happens to my Main installation, I can get to work on the second one.
Of course I backup my work to an external drive everyday.
I don't want to lose any more working days...

A friend of mi... Read more

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My computer is currently set up to dual boot between Windows 7 and Windows XP. I mainly use the XP partition as storage, while I run the Windows 7 partition most of the time. The version of Windows 7 that is currently installed is an RC version (Build 7127).

I recently decided that it was time to upgrade to the full version of Windows 7 (32-bit, to keep things simple). The operating system installed with no apparent errors, until I tried selecting Windows 7 from the Windows Boot Manager at start-up. The Windows XP partition (listed as Earlier Version of Windows) still works, but the Windows 7 partition gives an error (Status: 0xc0000225). The info it gives is: "The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible". The given error has something to do with asking me to unplug anything I had recently plugged into the computer (USB device/MP3 player), but I haven't plugged anything in, so that led me to believe it was a driver problem. However, it seems odd that the RC version of Windows 7 works, while the final version does not. So, I re-installed the RC version so I could use the computer again (the XP partition has driver problems that cause Very strange errors on the internet, so I prefer to not use it, but don't look into those errors too much... I only use that partition for storage now)

I tried reinstalling multiple times, and I tried using the Startup Recovery tool that's on the installation disk, but it couldn't detect any ... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Not Booting Properly After Installation

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I am experiencing a large number of application crashes and conflicts. For instance Eclipse IDE is crashing and refusing to cooperate. Also many of my game applications are crashing. I have 4 gigs of memory but the system is hogging it. When this first started happening I bought Avast! anti-virus thinking that it was a virus. Now unless I turn Avast off I can't access webpages. As a last ditch effort I downloaded a windows 7 dvd and reinstalled windows trying to repair any damaged files. Tonight I called Avast tech support and they wanted to charge me $190 to have an expert clear all the junk files out. He has some voodoo that was cool revealing various caches and logs of all the applications that were failing. This was his proof that an expert was needed. Unfortunately I don't have any money to spend so a friend of mine recommended this site.
 
The Tech Support guy also said that my windows security updates were a problem. It seems like there is a lot of conflicts that need to be sorted. I would like to figure out how to do this.
 
Now what? I would particularly be interested in the voodoo which seemed to involve Performance monitor and opening log files. How do I do that?

Answer:I need help "Cleaning" my windows installation (Apps crashing)

I'm pretty sure that pchealthboost.com does that for wayyyyy less than $190! And while you're at it, uninstall Avast and any other malware/antivirus programs you have installed and try to find one single program that does everything so that you don't have the old McAfee vs Norton conflicts of the late 90s. hehe. Hope I was able to help you, even a little bit! But, do try pchealthboost. They worked miracles on my computer. Cleaned up all the redundancies and errors. :D

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Hello,

My fairly old computer has been unfunctional for a while and I decided to reinstall windows 7 pro x64. I am having so many troubles I probably wont remember all of them.

What I do (multiple times with variations):Boot installer from USB, delete all partitions
Install win7 on my 1 TB drive, leave other drive unallocated.
Insert new USB with software: Avast Free Antivirus, Network Adapter Driver (Atheros-FORCED-7x64-AR8171-drp), manual windows update file (Windows6.1-KB3138612-x64) because automatic windows update gets stuck, All-in-1 MOBO drivers&utilities (I suspected these, but am now crashing without them installed)
During setup, use verifier.exe to see if things work so far
Try, sometimes with crash, to install GFX card driver
When things seem to go "well" I install a game (Pillars of Eternity). This frequently causes crashes after a short while.
I have run memtest86+-5.01.usb.installer and removed a single block of RAM which is different from the others. I now have 3x 4 GB RAM which all pass memtest in all sockets, and also pass when tested together.

I am running out of ideas here, and I cannot interpret dmp files, like the experts. My last idea is to install win7 on my other HDD, and remove my 1 TB drive. But I have a bad feeling that an important component is defective, or even multiple components being defective.

Any assistance or ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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Answer:New installation of windows 7 keeps crashing, different types of BSOD

Hi MortenJGL,

Welcome to the 10forums

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Cooling,
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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.
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The jist of it is this, I tried installing an old version of Alcohol that I had laying around, it was for XP. Unfortunately I'm running Vista Ultimate (never put two and two together). Windows asked me if I was "sure I wanted to install this driver" that wasn't digitally signed, I said yes. Before the installation could complete I got the blue screen of death but it reboots too quickly for me to read the error message, I think it says something about lack of physical memory.

When I get to the desktop it immediately tries finding the driver and at that point it crashes again. I cannot boot into Safe Mode or regular booting.

I completely forgot what version Alcohol was for it's been so long since I used it.

Anyways, is there any way for me to cancel that horrendous driver install?
 

Answer:Windows crashing hard after installation of Alcohol 120%.

Boot into Safe Mode.

Then get busy cleaning up the mess you made
 

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My PC Broke a week or so ago Windows corrupted causing BSOD, so i bought a new SSD and HDD and did a complete refresh, installed Windows 8.1 Pro to my SSD (I had Win7 before) and now everytime i run the 2 games i've installed so far to my SSD they both crash after a few minutes or even seconds of playing.. DayZ Closes and says "DayZ has stopped Responding" and ArcheAge just closes to Desktop without any prompt or warning..
Help is very appreciate right now.
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.40GHz
RAM
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 951MHz
Motherboard
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. SABERTOOTH Z77 (LGA1155)
Graphics
BenQ GL2450H ([email protected])
1023MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti (MSI)
Storage
111GB INTEL SSDSC2CW120A3 (SSD)
465GB Hitachi HGST HTS725050A7E630 (SATA)

Answer:Games Crashing after a fresh Installation of Windows 8.1

Try uninstalling the games from the SSD and install on the HDD. Keep as much of the SSD free of data as you can. Have you done the usual tweaking required for SSDs?

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I've just created a Windows 10 installation USB using the Media Creation Tool.

I then booted it on my Windows 8.1 Pro desktop PC just to check the USB stick would boot. It booted to the first installation Windows 10 installation window as expected. I didn't want to do anything else so I just removed the USB drive and hit the PC restart button.

On restart, the PC did a chkdsk scan of drive C: and then started automatic repair for no apparent reason!

After a few minutes of watching the automatic repair rotating circle, I just powered off the PC and restarted the PC and it booted fine straight into Windows 8.1 as normal.

Why would removing the Windows 10 USB then pressing the reset button cause chkdsk to run and automatic repair to be invoked on restart?

Answer:Curious Problem Booting from Windows 10 Installation USB?

Originally Posted by Steve C


I've just created a Windows 10 installation USB using the Media Creation Tool.

I then booted it on my Windows 8.1 Pro desktop PC just to check the USB stick would boot. It booted to the first installation Windows 10 installation window as expected. I didn't want to do anything else so I just removed the USB drive and hit the PC restart button.

On restart, the PC did a chkdsk scan of drive C: and then started automatic repair for no apparent reason!

After a few minutes of watching the automatic repair rotating circle, I just powered off the PC and restarted the PC and it booted fine straight into Windows 8.1 as normal.

Why would removing the Windows 10 USB then pressing the reset button cause chkdsk to run and automatic repair to be invoked on restart?



Perhaps it had already begun rebuild boot files.
You probably should have aborted the install, closing the windows then clicking 'Yes' when prompted 'Are you sure you want to quit the installation?'
Are you booting to the USB trough the BIOS or are you opening the USB and clicking on the 'Setup.exe'?

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Hi,

I'm trying to install a Windows 7 Profession 64 bit version over a Windows 7 Home Edition 32 bit version.
I know this isn't possible without a clean install, but my problem is, the installation won't boot whatsoever.

Two days ago I installed a fresh copy of W7 32 bit over a vista 32 bit with a flash drive on a laptop with no problem, so I know how you make a bootable USB.

This time however, using the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool didn't cut it for me as, even though it was prioritzed in BIOS, nothing would happen and W7 32 bit would just boot like normal.

So I tried to manually set up the bootable flash drive, which also didn't work.

After a lot of searching on google, I learned the problem might have something to do with the bootsector not able to be run on a 32 bit OS.

So, I found another guide: http://www.mydigitallife.info/how-t...able-usb-flash-memory-key-or-hard-disk-drive/

I used the W7 32 bit version I used on the laptop 2 days ago, and put the bootsector of that version on the flash drive.

Again, this didn't work as the computer would just boot windows 7 32 bit like usual (and again, I adjusted the priority in BIOS)

Now I got enough of trying the flash drive to work, I tried burning the ISO file on a DVD using Imgburn.

Burning the DVD went smoothly and I quickly had a DVD with the W7 64 bit installation files.

This however, didn't solve anything as (again, prioritzing the DVD) W7 would boot up as usual.

I&#... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 installation not booting through Flash Drive or DVD

please do not duplicate posts here
Not sure if you have die to a server error - i have been experiencing here
however, closing this post
continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1068945-windows-7-installation-not-booting.html
 

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Hi,

I'm trying to install a Windows 7 Profession 64 bit version over a Windows 7 Home Edition 32 bit version.

I know this isn't possible without a clean install, but my problem is, the installation won't boot whatsoever.

Two days ago I installed a fresh copy of W7 32 bit over a vista 32 bit with a flash drive on a laptop with no problem, so I know how you make a bootable USB.

This time however, using the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool didn't cut it for me as, even though it was prioritzed in BIOS, nothing would happen and W7 32 bit would just boot like normal.

So I tried to manually set up the bootable flash drive, which also didn't work.

After a lot of searching on google, I learned the problem might have something to do with the bootsector not able to be run on a 32 bit OS.

So, I found another guide: How to Install Windows 7 or Vista from Bootable Portable USB Flash Memory Key or Hard Disk Drive ? My Digital Life

I used the W7 32 bit version I used on the laptop 2 days ago, and put the bootsector of that version on the flash drive with CMD.

Again, this didn't work as the computer would just boot windows 7 32 bit like usual (and again, I adjusted the priority in BIOS)

Now I got enough of trying the flash drive to work, I tried burning the ISO file on a DVD using Imgburn.

Burning the DVD went smoothly and I quickly had a DVD with the W7 64 bit installation files.

This however, didn't solve anything as (again, prioritzing the DVD) W7 ... Read more

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I got a HP Notebook yesterday that had Windows 8.1 on it. Today I decided I wanted to reinstall Windows 10 (not upgrade, but clean install) on it and I do have experience in reinstalling operating systems. I reinstalled Windows 10 from a USB stick and when the computer restarted after the installation was done, it would keep booting from the USB stick. I exited the installation screen and then went to the BIOS to change boot priority to "OS Manager", but all I got was an error which I don't remember what it said, and then it just restarted again.

So my question is, how can I get Windows 10 to boot after is has installed and restarted? I really need help fast as I can't seem to solve this myself and it is really frustrating me.

This is my laptop: HP 15.6 Laptop - Black (Intel Celeron N3050 / 500GB HDD / 4GB RAM / Windows 8.1) : Laptops - Best Buy Canada

Answer:Windows 10 Installation keeps booting from USB after clean install

If there is no USB drive connected then the BIOS will automatically choose the next boot device in line...
(You did remove the USB drive, right?)
...for example the next on the list may be your CD drive and the one after that may be your HDD.

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Hi,
I've just bought new Asus R540LJ with SSD inside.
I'm trying to install Windows 10 but I get blue screen just after it boots I supose.
Nothing happens, just loading and blue screen.
Tried with pendrive usb 3/dvd. Win 8.1 and Win 10.
Is there anything I can do about it or should I send my laptop back where I bought it?

Answer:Windows 10 Blue Screen while booting installation

fryderykst,

Welcome to TenForums!

That is strange...

Doesn't the Asus R540LJ laptop come with Windows 10 already installed and working? Or, let us know if the machine did not come with an installed Operating System.

Is this a brand new SSD drive? Has it been initialized?

If not, and you first want to rule out issues with the SSD, CrystalDiskInfo can help you check the Solid State Drive's health:
CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World

There is also SSD Life, or, check if the manufacturer of the drive has its own utility.

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I got a HP Notebook yesterday that had Windows 8.1 on it. Today I decided I wanted to reinstall Windows 10 (not upgrade, but clean install) on it and I do have experience in reinstalling operating systems. I reinstalled Windows 10 from a USB stick and when the computer restarted after the installation was done, it would keep booting from the USB stick. I exited the installation screen and then went to the BIOS to change boot priority to "OS Manager", but all I got was an error which I don't remember what it said, and then it just restarted again.

So my question is, how can I get Windows 10 to boot after is has installed and restarted? I really need help fast as I can't seem to solve this myself and it is really frustrating me.

This is my laptop: HP 15.6 Laptop - Black (Intel Celeron N3050 / 500GB HDD / 4GB RAM / Windows 8.1) : Laptops - Best Buy Canada

Answer:Windows 10 Installation keeps booting from USB after clean install

If there is no USB drive connected then the BIOS will automatically choose the next boot device in line...
(You did remove the USB drive, right?)
...for example the next on the list may be your CD drive and the one after that may be your HDD.

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Hello,

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

I've been trying to fix my laptop (Acer Aspire) for about 2 months, and it's been a bit of a saga. I've tried lots of things, and have persisted because it's seemed like I've been gradually honing in on a solution, rather than chasing a lost cause.

I was on Vista, which came with the laptop, but then the laptop got very ill, to the point where I wanted to do the Acer factory restore, but this didn't work, nor did any of the various recovery options in Windows. I was worried that the hard drive was physically damaged, so I wanted to try formatting it, which I decided to try and do in the course of installing Windows 7. This didn't work, so instead I formatted the hard drive using Ubuntu, and then tried Windows 7 again. That didn't work, because the hard drive needed to be NTFS, so I re-formatted it as NTFS using GParted.

However, Windows 7 install still isn't working: it goes most of the way but then just hangs indefinitely on a black screen with 'Setup is updating registry files' written on it. I've googled this and it seems that this is quite a common problem when installing W7. However, the problem that I have is that all of the solutions offered are to do with booting up as normal and changing things in Control Panel etc, which obviously I can't do.

I can go into more details about what has happened if needed, but basically the state of play now is:


I need to install Windows 7 from a cd-rom I hav... Read more

Answer:Need to fix a Windows 7 installation problem without booting to desktop

Hi i think I would be testing the hdd for issues try downloading and burning this to a disc or if you know the maker go to their support site and get their diagnostic tool
SeaTools | Seagate ask a friend to burn it for you use imgburn The Official ImgBurn Website
and read the tutorial on seatools for dos

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I want to install Windows 7 on an HP Pavillion Desktop which happens to have a
Sata Harddisk with an IDE DVDRW.
I set the boot Priority to the DVDRW then the Harddisk and placed the Windows disk on the dvd drive to boot from it.
But it is not booting from the CD as booting still goes to the Harddisk.
My understanding is that SATA takes First Priority.
Well in such a scenario what does one do in order to install Windows?
Please note both drives are detected in the BIOS

Thank you all for your advise
 

Answer:Solved: New Windows Installation Booting Issues

SATA doesn't take priority, I've installed Windows 7 numerous times from PATA/IDE drives with a SATA drive.

Are you sure the DVD drive works? Can it read a DVD properly? Also you mention CD, but Windows 7 comes on a DVD.

Also since this is an HP you can press ESC, F10, or F12 and choose a one time boot device rather than changing BIOS boot order.
 

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I've just created a Windows 10 installation USB using the Media Creation Tool.

I then booted it on my Windows 8.1 Pro desktop PC just to check the USB stick would boot. It booted to the first installation Windows 10 installation window as expected. I didn't want to do anything else so I just removed the USB drive and hit the PC restart button.

On restart, the PC did a chkdsk scan of drive C: and then started automatic repair for no apparent reason!

After a few minutes of watching the automatic repair rotating circle, I just powered off the PC and restarted the PC and it booted fine straight into Windows 8.1 as normal.

Why would removing the Windows 10 USB then pressing the reset button cause chkdsk to run and automatic repair to be invoked on restart?

Answer:Curious Problem Booting from Windows 10 Installation USB?

Steve C said:

I've just created a Windows 10 installation USB using the Media Creation Tool.

I then booted it on my Windows 8.1 Pro desktop PC just to check the USB stick would boot. It booted to the first installation Windows 10 installation window as expected. I didn't want to do anything else so I just removed the USB drive and hit the PC restart button.

On restart, the PC did a chkdsk scan of drive C: and then started automatic repair for no apparent reason!

After a few minutes of watching the automatic repair rotating circle, I just powered off the PC and restarted the PC and it booted fine straight into Windows 8.1 as normal.

Why would removing the Windows 10 USB then pressing the reset button cause chkdsk to run and automatic repair to be invoked on restart?



Perhaps it had already begun rebuild boot files.
You probably should have aborted the install, closing the windows then clicking 'Yes' when prompted 'Are you sure you want to quit the installation?'
Are you booting to the USB trough the BIOS or are you opening the USB and clicking on the 'Setup.exe'?

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How do I set my BIOS to have the DVD boot and install Windows 10 in UEFI mode? I do see a setting on my Asus motherboard UEFI "CSM Compatability" and in there are three options:
UEFI and Legacy OPROM
Legacy OPROM only
UEFI only

Do I select UEFI only option here?

What is the benefit of installing in UEFI vs Legacy? All I understand is that the system sets up more partitions.

Answer:Booting a Win 10 DVD in UEFi Mode for Windows installation

Anyone? :-)

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Hi,

I've got a problem with my Windows 7 installation in that - it wont boot! Either in normal or safe mode!

I've tracked the problem down to a driver - CTMMount.sys which was installed by a recent installation of Comodo Time Machine - which has since been uninstalled but doesnt look like the uninstallation has worked correctly.

Therefore I could do with editing the registry/startup procedure so that this file doesnt attempt to load and then I can get back into Windows 7 - has anyone any idea how I can do this?

Thanks

Ewan

Answer:Need to edit registry on non-booting Windows 7 installation

Why don't you just try a startup repair? It's probably a bit safer.
Startup Repair[2]=Performance Maintenance

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My PC keeps crashing, It okay all day intill about 8-9PM and then it starts to crash. Not sure what i should do? Also sometimes when i re-boot it, It wont log back on it'll just keep restarting intill the next morning. My fan has gone really loud also

Answer:Crashing .... Rebooting ..

System manufacturer and model?

If custom-built...motherboard manufacturer and model?

Any error messages?

Have you checked to see if all fans are turning? Have you checked CPU temperature in BIOS after one of these crashes?

Louis

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5 variables.

1. Uploaded latest Windows updates today.
2. Plugged in my 16GB flash drive. (Lexar)
3. Was listening to music on Windows Media.
4. ?????
5. Started a Torent download. (can anyone say Oh-oh?)

Then Boom! (no actual sound but...) XP doesn't even give me the time of
day or reason for it's moodiness and dies like a bullet to the head.

Never has that happen to me in XP. 98, yes. XP, first time.

Thing is, I can't even logon in safe mode.
And the usual error code is flashed on screen so bloody fast, I could only capture it on video/print screen on my laptop here . . .
(hope you can make it out)

And it just keeps re-starting, over and over and over . . .

Hope you have the answer All Mighty Gurus and Elders.
I need a true Wizard to show me how to fix this box from the outside in!

Answer:XP keeps crashing then rebooting

FWIW: See OA in left column at http://www.aumha.org/a/stop.htm.Louis

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Info: XPsp3, IE8 + Firefox, CPU 3GZ, 1.5GB RAM

Problem: started about 1 month ago, whilst either browsing, reading email or simply typing in a search query my pc would crash then immediately reboot to desktop. when it crashed it did not close down any open programs for example deleted mail would still show even though these should auto delete on closing, and next time I tried to use either IE or Firefox I got an "Oops, we're emabarassed because we did not close down properly" message

I'm not very techie but this is what I've done to try and fix the problem - all unsuccessful - incidentally I have always run AVG (free) and Advanced Computer Systems checking for viruses and malware on a daily basis


1. cleaned inside of pc to remove all dust but did not remove fan
2. reinstalled XP from Recovery Disk using hardrive info
3. formatted then again reinstralled XP from Recovery Disk
4. I use an external hard-drive both as a back up and to store all downloads which I am not curently using - I checked this myself and it was virus and spyware free but to be on the safe side I also had this checked by a professional company who reported all ok
5. I handed the pc to the professionals to clean professionally including removing the fan and using new heat dispersion compound and to check and report on the hardware status. They reported all hardware in order and also reformatted and reinstalled XPsp3 and IE8

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Answer:crashing then rebooting

Looking at the troubleshooting you've done, especially the formatting and reinstalling part, I'd say that this is likely a hardware issue and not an OS issue.

Being that it appears to happen "randomly", I'd say that it's likely that the Power Supply is either going bad or is being over-worked by a new installed component. In either case, I'd recommend getting a new power supply with a higher wattage rating.

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I just tried to reinstall windows xp because it was starting to run sluggish, but not it just randomly crashes and reboots. This is the help it gives me ... lol

Blue screen error caused by a device or driver

You received this message because a hardware device, its driver, or related software has caused a blue screen error. This type of error means the computer has shut down abruptly to protect itself from potential data corruption or loss. In this case, we were unable to detect the specific device or driver that caused the problem.

Troubleshooting

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nothing is new... This is killing me, i have enclosed the last few minidumps. If ANYONE could help even a bit I would greatly appreciate it. I know you have better things to do but this unstable system is killing me.
 

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Question: Booting/ReBooting

I'm having a minor problem. Sometimes, the PC takes two or three attempts to boot (usually I h ave to select 'Last Known Congfig'. Occasionally, it boots ok and then just as I start to open an application, it reboots and performs a chkdsk. This has only happened since I installed a wireless network. I'm on XP Pro SP2, P4 1.8gHz processor, 480mb RAM. I think I've tracked it down in the event viewer to the following;The NTSVCMGR service failed to start due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified. Any Ideas?

Answer:Booting/ReBooting

First step: run sfc /scannow. That should fix the missing system file.

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I have been given the challenge to make a way to install Windows without any installation media and without having to even touch the computer while it's installing. So far I've made a .wim image with the help of this guide and I've made an Autounattend.xml file with the help of this guide. I put the install.wim image in the \sources directory on a flash drive and the Autounattend.xml file in the root of the flash drive, and it does exactly what I want it to - all except it's not on a partition. So I move it to a partition and add a boot entry using EasyBCD. It boots fine, but it acts like the Autounattend.xml file isn't even there. So right now I have the choice of hands free installation with media, or manual installation without media. My main question is why the Autounattend.xml file isn't working when I boot the same media from a partition. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Problems booting an unattended Windows installation from a partition

Is this some sort of school project? I can't vouch for anyone else, but I would feel terrible if I gave you information that basically did the project for you.

Usually people do this with Windows PE. Have you checked it out?

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Hi there. I've built a brand new HTPC and it has UEFI BIOS on it. I've tried to install Windows 7 with USB drive that I've made UEFI bootable with Rufus, but it gives me blue screen everytime after Windows goes from "Windows files are loading" screen to a Windows logo animation. The hard drive that I'm using is set to MBR, (I know that I should set it to GPT for UEFI installation). I don't want to have a UEFI version of Windows in my system anymore. How do I install legacy version of Windows 7 from USB stick on UEFI BIOS capable PC with HDD using MBR?

Answer:How to prevent Windows 7 installation from booting in UEFI mode?

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Enter your bios and go to Advanced and boot and disable secure boot,
If there is no option to disable secure boot look for OS Type and switch to Other os
After installing Microsoft Update KB3133977 for Windows 7, some users may encounter a "Secure Boot Violation" , which makes the system fail to boot into the operating system.

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Hi,

I'm trying to install a Windows 7 Profession 64 bit version over a Windows 7 Home Edition 32 bit version.

I know this isn't possible without a clean install, but my problem is, the installation won't boot whatsoever.

Two days ago I installed a fresh copy of W7 32 bit over a vista 32 bit with a flash drive on a laptop with no problem, so I know how you make a bootable USB.

This time however, using the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool didn't cut it for me as, even though it was prioritzed in BIOS, nothing would happen and W7 32 bit would just boot like normal.

So I tried to manually set up the bootable flash drive, which also didn't work.

After a lot of searching on google, I learned the problem might have something to do with the bootsector not able to be run on a 32 bit OS.

So, I found another guide: http://www.mydigitallife.info/how-t...able-usb-flash-memory-key-or-hard-disk-drive/

I used the W7 32 bit version I used on the laptop 2 days ago, and put the bootsector of that version on the flash drive.

Again, this didn't work as the computer would just boot windows 7 32 bit like usual (and again, I adjusted the priority in BIOS)

Now I got enough of trying the flash drive to work, I tried burning the ISO file on a DVD using Imgburn.

Burning the DVD went smoothly and I quickly had a DVD with the W7 64 bit installation files.

This however, didn't solve anything as (again, prioritzing the DVD) W7 would boot up as usual.

I&... Read more

Answer:Solved: Windows 7 installation not booting through Flash Drive or DVD

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Hi everyone,

I am using Windows 7. I tried installing ubuntu with the option " Include Ubuntu along with window partition".

While installing ubuntu, error occurred. Now unable to boot Windows also. It prompts for recovery cd.

I am not having recovery disk.

Tried using other machine's recovery cd - Diskpart. But got the following error while selecting a partition.

virtual disk service error:
this operation is not allowed on an invalid disk. The disk may be invalid beacuse it is corrupted or failing, or it may be invalid because it is offline.

Required your help to recover windows without affecting the existing data.

Thanks.

Answer:Error in booting Windows after Ubuntu installation failure

Try a Startup Repair:
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times




   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

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Ok, I have an external hard drive (150GB) which is partitioned into two parts. One partition , about 145gb, is data and files of my own. Then there is an extended partition at 5gb in size, which contains windows xp installation files. What I did was take my windows xp cd, make an ISO, and then extracted the iso and put the files into the extended partition of my external usb hard drive.

The computer I want to install to has a cd drive that is not working and thus i cannot install windows xp from a cd. The BIOS of the computer DOES support booting from a USB device.

I have partition magic software and have used it to create the 5gb extended partition on the usb external drive. However, I don't know how to configure anything so that it will acutally know to boot from this partition and what files to use to start the installation.

Any ideas!!?
 

Answer:booting a windows XP installation from an external hard drive

The partition on the external drive that contains the installation files needs to be an active partition in order to boot from it.

Personally, I would install a working CD drive. They are quite inexpensive these days.
 

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My pc won't load windows 10.. it gives Error code 0xc000000f.. it allows me to go to startup settings, to start in safe mode, in low resolution mode etc..., but anyway it wont log in, it gives an error UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME... So i decided to install a windows 7 with a bootable usb.. and when I boot from usb it loads the installation windows screen, then the windows logo, and then stucks in a black screen with a cursor and no options... I tried burning the windows in a dvd.. same problem.. anyone has some solutions ?

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Just re-installed windows 7 64bit brand new. I've noticed two times recently that after I get all bunch of windows automatic scheduled updates I had problems with rebooting as normal. To be more specifically, the screen get stuck at 15% configuring service pack..
I never had this problem before and I use the sale old Windows service Pack1 CD that I bought 2 years before. Is this some kind of update bug in the updates?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:New windows installation 64bit Windows 7 crashing at 15% configuring.

If you can obtain a windows 7 sp1 integrated iso you can use your current key with the newer disc and avoid the sp1 update altogether.

This is the approach I have taken to since xp had its first service pack. The integrated fresh installs always seemed a little faster and less resistant to future change.

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I have a pentium prescot 3ghz prossecor,Asus 661fx-m motherboard,DDR400 ram 1gigRadeon 9550My computer runs great till I play games (sims2, Star Trek) then my computer will start to crash or reboot I've also found that I can't run disc's after the comp starts up I have to let it run for 30 minutes other wise it locks up. I've cheaked eveything and also paid to have it looked at? put can,t find a problem, The stange thing is that the card is a agp but the control panel say's it's switched off and won'tlet me switch it on. Why do I need a new caed or motherboard,She's only 6 months old special build.

Answer:Crashing and Rebooting during gameplay

hmmm theres a possible number of causes for your issue...We'll start with the simple stuff....1) have you double checked that your system is indeed using your Radeon card and not a possible onboard graphics chip that might be hiding there? You'd be amazed how many times people have fallen for it and left the onboard enabled which isnt sufficent for the latest games.2) have you tried the latest drivers for your radeon card (click here)? Or did the problem only start occuring when you installed a version different to the ones you previous had?And now some things to consider:3) When you say the pc reboots are you sure? Or are you getting "VPU Recovery" error messages?I only ask this because I've seen Radeon cards give black screens during a game and then a "VPU Recovery" error message appears saying that the GRAPHICS CARD (not the pc) has been restarted and that the graphics card is now running in software accelerated mode......thus giving the illusion to the untrained eye that the pc has rebooted. This may explain why you get further problems after the first occurance of the day.4) Have you been attempting to overclock your card?If you can get your hands on one....you might wanna try using a different Radeon card (preferably same model, and use the same drivers) in your machine, this will soon tell you if the card itself is knackered.If your system is only 6 months old, and your graphics card was purchased from new, then you should still have it under warranty. speak to your su... Read more

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I have a computer that has put me at my wits end here. I started having this problem a while back and thought that it was hardware related, but after replacing everything and building a new computer essentially, it is still there.

When I play a game like Falcon 4.0 or Battlefield 1942, the computer will either crash to desktop and give me the error reporting message or the computer will get a blue screen of death and just restart.

Here is the hardware in my system:

Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe Main Board
AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Barton Core
1 GB of matched DDR 400 Corsair Memory
XFX Geforce 6600 GT AGP 128MB
AC '97 On board sound controller
200 GB Western Digital SATA Hard drive
Antec 350W PSU

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Crashing/Rebooting during 3D games

I've had the same problem recently. I went from an Antec True 430 to an Enermax 535 power supply. Problem solved. I would say that you need to look at your power supply.
 

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Hey there, got a problem with my new PC, it randomly crashes haha, when im running games somtimes, or downloading or surfing, just boom, power off out of nowhere, ive narrowed down everything and still can't find the problem

OS: Windows XP Pro SP2
PSU: Enermax 535watt
CPU: AMD X2 5200+
Motherboard: Asus M2N-E
Video card: Nvidia EVGA 8800GTS 640mb
Ram: 2gb
Harddrive: 250gb

So ive tested almost every possible aspect i can find on the internet in forums about "crashing"

Memtest - ok
Drivers - all updated and fine
Defrag/checkdisk - Completed fine
Temps - All check out fine using PC Probe
Visual inspection - everything conncected where it should be
Bios - all default fine nothing changed no errors
Event viewer: Shows nothing for problems on time of crash

only thing i can think it might be is the PSU? not being enough the 8800 is kinda a hog, but don't know how it would explain for the crashes randomly... arg out of theorys, whenever i think ive found the problem and fixed it, boom it will shutdown any ideas would be greatly aprectiated
 

Answer:Help with Random Crashing/rebooting

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Hi all. Ok never done the forum thing b4 and I hope someone can help? I have a new comp set up which has a Nvidia GF 7050 F -MV quad1333 mother board with pentium R duo core 3.4 cpu. with 4gb of ram running vista. A sata HD and a ATI x1650 graphics card. The problem is when Im in an online game the comp crashes and reboots. Its an old game which is run in low graphics which is command and conquer zero hour some 6 years old. I do not think its the video card because I have tried another video card and it does the same with the on board chip which is a top of the range graphics chip short of a good graphics card. There is only a 80gb sata HD besides. So I am thinking that either the power supply is insufficient or the cpu is overheating. If it is the power supply I guess I can change it but its a 450 watt supply and surely this is sufficient? if its the cpu overheating what can I do>? this did not happen when i incorrectly put the cpu fan cable on the system fan plug on the motherboard it ran 100 rpm more? Could I just leave that plugged in permanently? It does the same on xp and vista. what you guys think?
 

Answer:Computer keeps crashing and then rebooting

So you're saying that when the CPU fan was spinning faster, the game didn't crash? Fan headers on motherboards usually have the same output, so it shoudn't really spin faster on a different header, but maybe a little more voltage is going to one header over another. You should check the BIOS and make sure that the fan speed isn't being limited. Many new BIOSes have settings where you can set the fan speed according to temperature thresholds. Since the CPU fan was faster in the other header, I would think that the BIOS does have a speed limiting setting; that's why it spins faster when connected to a different header; the different header has no temp/speed controls. I recommend to gamers that the CPU fan spin at a minimum of 75% all the time, and 100% any time the CPU temp goes over 55c. 100rpm increase in fan speed really isn't that much when you consider a CPU fan spins at over 3000rpm on average (this can vary greatly depending on heat sink/fan make and model). Have you taken temp readings from the video card? Have checked the video card fan speeds? Is the video card fan clean? The x1650 is a fairly light duty and lower end card these days and it could be that you're overworking it. I'm pretty sure that ATI Tray Tools has a fan speed and temp monitoring option and it will log the speed/temp and you can review it and see when and if the temps get too high....

..... and welcome to Major Geeks! :wave :major
 

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here is hijack log part one:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:32:09, on 26/03/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\DJSNETCN.exeC:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\IoloSGCtrl.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exec:\PROGRA~... Read more

Answer:computer crashing and rebooting

part 2 of hijack log :R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=677R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54729R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://uk.red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/btyahoo/defaults/sb/*http://uk.docs.yahoo.com/info/bt_side.htmlR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://home.sweetim.comR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://uk.red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/btyahoo/defaults/su/*http://uk.search.yahoo.com/R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn4\yt.dllR3 - URLSearchHook: SweetIM For Internet Explorer - {BC4FFE41-DE9F-46fa-B455-AAD49B9F9938} - C:\Program Files\Macrogaming\SweetIMBarForIE\toolbar.dllO2 - BHO: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn4\yt.dllO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-... Read more

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It has been happening continually, sometimes as many as 6 times per day.

Answer:my hp pavilion g6 keeps crashing and rebooting itself

Hi There are few important steps which needs to be done to know why your unit is restarting. 1) Once unit is Powered on keep tapping F10 key go to Diagnostics then run the Hard drive & Memory test in case any test fails you need to replace the part. Please also check if the unit is Over Heating. How To Disable the Automatic Restart on System Failure in Windows 7 

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I'm running windows xp. A few days ago, my internet connection died. I tried resetting everything, but I kept getting the TCP/IP error. I did a system restore to two days earlier and my internet worked fine, but it started to crash frequently. I chalked this up to the new version of Firefox, but soon my programs began to crash, frequently causing my computer to outright reboot whenever I open them. Sometimes they?ll just crash but then it?ll reboot when I exit out of the send error report window. I've recently run SuperAntiSpyware, which managed to catch a few things but they appeared to be minor adware as I'm still experiencing crashes.I ran Malwarebytes and Reanimator, but both times my computer has come up clean. Here?s my most recent Hijack this logfile:ogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:55:44 AM, on 11/28/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exeC... Read more

Answer:Constant crashing/rebooting

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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After having my brand new T460s for a couple months it recently started rebooting on its own.  I have updated windows, drivers, and all lenovo software and the problem is still occuring. Here's the error: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x0000009f (0x0000000000000003, 0xffff9d06df9e7060, 0xffffd7018d33e8e0, 0xffff9d06e15faac0). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: cb22d36c-0c53-4bfd-8748-dab2c36e582c. How do i fix this? Keefe

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Hello,
Have n interesting problem here. I installed a new power supply about a week ago, and today when i go to start up my computer it goes from the ASUS intro straight to Windows Error recovery. So i did not do that the first time, and right after i hit enter on run windows it rebooted. and back to the windows error recovery i go. Went through did the recovery and it rebooted. I left it for a minute and it just keeps on repeating the cycle. I managed to launch windows once. completed a scan disk and memory diagnostics, and nothing. So i tried to play splinter cell conviction, and it starts to load that, then it reboots, entering the same cycle as it did before...and the worst part of my luck is that i originally turned my computer on to back it up, so much for that.

Hope you can help.

Answer:Crashing, Rebooting, and Instability

I would unplug all the power supply cables and replug them making sure everything is seated properly.

The repair loop, we have a tutorial for fixing that somewhere in the tutorials section but for some strange reason I can't find it right now.

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HI

My computer keeps crashing and rebooting on start up. Sometimes it will get to the log on/start of windows and then crash, or it will crash while windows is starting up. Nearly every time it will crash and reboot about 3 or 4 times before windows runs. Once it is running the computer is stable and no problems. Changed setting today so that I could read the Stop Error Code which was as follows: STOP:0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x00000055, 0xF7945D74, 0x00000000) . Can't find anything on the internet or Microsoft page to turn this code into English for me.

Can anyone help, give me some advice and point me in some direction to curing this problem. My system details as below;



Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)

CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 1666 MHz (12.5 x 133) 2000+
Motherboard Name Epox EP-8K3A(+) (6 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DDR DIMM, Audio)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8367 Apollo KT333
System Memory 768 MB (PC2100 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (08/15/02)

Display
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 (128 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200

Multimedia
Audio Adapter VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller

Storage
IDE Controller VIA Bus Master IDE Controller
Disk Drive SAMSUNG SP2514N (250 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
Disk Drive WDC WD800BB-00CAA1 (74 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4163B (DVD+R9:4x, DVD+RW:16x/8x, DVD-RW:16x/6x, DVD-RAM:5x, ... Read more

Answer:Start Up Crashing/Rebooting

G'Day lufc72,

This Stop Error
Quote:




0x0000008E....




This indicates that perhaps you have faulty RAM.

To determine if this is true; please go here; follow the instructions, and download the Microsoft? Memory Tester.

Lets say if you have 3 Sticks of RAM; then, you will have to run the memtester 4 times to determine which configuration is incompatible.

You can also try different DIMM sockets to determine if one if faulty.

Try it and post back with the results or any queries/concerns.

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I just bought this computer and ever since set up it constantly crashes and reboots. It will say something along the lines of "there was a problem and the computer must restart" with various different error codes. This is extremely frustrating. I don't want to have to return it if there is a simple fix. Thanks!

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My computer didn't boot up yesterday morning. Turned on the power, the on button glowed, but the hard drive light didn't go on and the monitor remained black from the start. After a while, forced shutdown, waited, rebooted, same thing. No error messages, nothing on the screen of any kind.

I used recovery disks to reinstall XP, computer seemed to work fine after that, spent the day downloading updates to get to SvcPack3. This morning continued to install updates, then after one reboot I got the black screen again--hard drive light didn't come on at all. Forced shutdown, rebooted, reboot was successful. So the problem, whatever it is, is intermittent.

It's five years old, an HP Pavilion w/WinXP Media Cntr Ver2002, SvcPack 3, AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, 2.20 GHz, 1.93 GB of RAM.

I ran CHKDSK, it said it cleaned up minor inconsistencies on the drive, cleaned up unused index entries, and discovered free space marked as allocated in the MFT bitmap. Found 0 bad sectors.

Any advice you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Trouble booting/rebooting

As no bad sectors were reported by the error-checker, it probably isn't a failing drive, but I would test it just to be sure, with the drive manufacturer's diagnostic software. As it's the system drive (ie it's got Windows installed on it) you should test it with the DOS version of the diagnostic software. The links are here: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

The download gives you an 'ISO' file from which you can make a CD using IMGBurn from here: http://filehippo.com/download_imgburn/

Boot your PC from that CD to test the drive using the "Long" or "Extended" test option if available.
 

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I did a search on google and in the forums for this problem, but I didn't find it, probably just using the wrong search terms. I'm posting my question in hopes of getting the answer before I have to try to take other measures and possibly be sorry.

I need to know either how to fix it (preferably) or how to access the info under the user's c:\documents and settings\ folder(s) so that I can back it up to fix it.
I tried posting this a couple of days ago, but could not because I'm a new user and they won't let me post URLs to the places I reference where I found the help previous to posting in here. I have taken the time to take out the URLs and rephrase some of it so that you can know or figure out what website I'm talking about and look up the page if you need to.

Original post below:
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I have a bit of a problem I can't seem to figure out with a WinXP (with SP2 installed).

Just after XP gets to the "loading XP" with the blue dots racing across the screen in a box, but before the desktop is shows up, the computer reboots (goes back to the BIOS page showing memory, hard disk, BOIS revisions etc.). This is problem 4. problems and fixes leading up to this are below.

The underlying problems may have started earlier, but I'll explain the events leading up to this latest problem.

1st: My sister used a
program called "Double Killer" I think to delete some files that she had in multiple places on h... Read more

Answer:XP rebooting before finishes booting

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on hard or soft reboot I always get" One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency....." messageWhen finished, Windows loads in but immediatelly does a rebootThis gets into a loop until I press F5& then I have to always choose 'last known best configuration' etcto avoid this 'loop'WINDOWS XP Home EditionAMD Athlon 1.2 ghz with ATX motherboard256mb PC133 SD ramchhers for any helppajamahead

Answer:Booting/rebooting problem

Try running scannow, it just might fix the problem ... click here

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Hii and thanks in advance to anyone reading or replying.

I have a pc that came from a "boys and girls club" so the history of what's been installed/uninstalled on it previously is unknown to me.

It's a Gateway Profile Pent III processor 700MHz
Runs Windows XP Professional
128 memory

It's recently started to reboot itself in the middle of it's initial booting.. It gets as far as showing the Windows XP logo page and reboots itself from there. If I F8 to get to safe mode.. it gets as far as the screen showing it loading the drivers and once again reboots.

I've even tried the option that says to use last known good configuration and it does the same thing.

I have another pc, which is how I'm able to get on here to ask.. (lucky for me) but it runs win98 (which seems alot easier than xp in my opinion) so I have no real experience with xp issues.

Can someone... anyone... please help me?

ps-
Just before this started happening I was running the bitdefender online scanner. It found and cleaned some viruses, trojans, and worms.. (yes, all 3 types) but it didn't finish scanning. My connection dropped so I had to cancel the rest of the scan and reboot.. that's when it started rebooting.. over and over.. in the middle of an initial boot.

Thanks again for any bit of help, advice, or suggestion.

 

Answer:constant rebooting while booting

Got any Ram (memory ) lying around you can put in that PC as 128mb is very very low and 256mb would be the starting place.
 

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Anyone have any information on a particular problem with dell computors booting from the cd rom drive or dvd drive. My problem is I have tried to do a boot from my XP installation cd and the resource cd (both bootable discs) to bring windows up into recovery console. Both these disks were included in my purchase of the unit direct from Dell. After doing some checking on this issue i found many suggestions on how it might be done. So far it doesn't work the conventional way just pop it in and boot. doesn't work if you reset the boot sequence, and it doesn't work if you try to disable the SATA drive, and different variations of turning on and off either of the two optical drives. After selecting boot cdrom at the boot option window it always says cdrom is unavailable. Now Dell has not posted a solution to this issue on the support web site it only suggests the doing the same steps i have tried. Several users have this issue which have posted in various blogs but no one seems to have a fix. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Problem booting windows XP installation disk and Dell computors

What is the model of this Dell.

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It started about 2-3 weeks ago, it will reboot at random...whether I am playing a game or just browsing the web...not sure how to proceed.

I had the latest drivers for my GPU, and I tried rolling back but it did not help at all.

here are my specs:

i7 3770kgigabyte gtx 660ti8gb ramas rock z77 extreme 4thermaltake tr600w psu

Answer:System crashing and rebooting at random

This device needs it's drivers installed:





Not Available ACPI\INT33A0\0 The drivers for this device are not installed.



It is most likely your Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology Device - download it from the PC manufacturer's website and install it.

Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Windows systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although I have seen dtsoftbus01.sys blamed on several occasions).





Please un-install the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your system's configuration): [S] DuplexSecure - FAQ [/S] Link broken as of 21 Jul 2012
New link (15 Aug 2012): DuplexSecure - Downloads (pick the appropriate version for your system and select "Un-install" when you run it).
Alternate link: Disc-Tools.com
Manual procedure here: Registry and SPTD problems | DAEMON Pro Help



Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rename the driver as it may make the system unbootable! :

MBfilt64.sys Thu Jul 30 23:40:32 2009 (4A7267B0)
Realtek HiDefinition Audio driver (file labelled as Creative Audio Driver)
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php... Read more

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Greetings all!I, last weekend, purchased some new parts to upgrade my computer.AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4600+ 2.4 GHzCorsair Value Select Dual Channel 1024MB PC4200 DDR2 Memory (2 x 512MB)Asus M2N-SLI-Deluxe NVIDIA Socket AM2 ATX Motherboard / Audio / PCI Express / SLI Ready / Dual Gigabit LAN / S/PDIF / USB 2.0 & Firewire / Serial ATA / RAIDWestern Digital / Caviar SE / 160GB / 7200 / 8MB / SATA-300 / OEM / Hard DrivePNY Verto GeForce 7600 GS / 256MB GDDR2 / SLI / PCI Express / DVI / VGA / HDTV / Video CardI installed everything, loaded windows onto the HD.  Everything was going great.  I created my PPPoE connection to my DSL provider, dragged it to the Startup option so it would launch when windows started.  Rebooted the machine after installing some drivers.  The DSL dialed automatically, but took forever and a day to launch.  I removed the shortcut from the start up.  I updated windows including IE7  and reboot.  When windows starts up it launches my DSL dialer, even after removing it, IE7 isi installed and launches....crash and comp reboots itself.The computer rebooted got to the windows xp splash screen and rebooted again....this happened about 3 times in a row.Then I got the missing or corrupt file C:\Windows\...config message.  I tried to go into safe mode, and was unsuccesful, when it went to load the splash screen it rebooted.Finally, I decided to just wipe it and reinstall, as there wasnt too much time invested.I g... Read more

Answer:A crashing / self rebooting new computer..LONG

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 W32Time Time Provider NtpClient: An error occurred during DNS lookup of the manually configured peer 'time.windows.com,0x1'. NtpClient will try the DNS lookup again in 15 minutes. The error was: A socket operation was attempted to an unreachable host. (0x80072751)  Wednesday, November 15, 2006 W32Time The time provider NtpClient is configured to acquire time from one or more time sources, however none of the sources are currently accessible. No attempt to contact a source will be made for 14 minutes. NtpClient has no source of accurate time.  Wednesday, November 15, 2006 W32Time Time Provider NtpClient: An error occurred during DNS lookup of the manually configured peer 'time.windows.com,0x1'. NtpClient will try the DNS lookup again in 15 minutes. The error was: A socket operation was attempted to an unreachable host. (0x80072751)  Wednesday, November 15, 2006 W32Time The time provider NtpClient is configured to acquire time from one or more time sources, however none of the sources are currently accessible. No attempt to contact a source will be made for 15 minutes. NtpClient has no source of accurate time.  Wednesday, November 15, 2006 W32Time Time Provider NtpClient: An error occurred during DNS lookup of the manually configured peer 'time.windows.com,0x1'. NtpClient will try the DNS lookup again in 15 minutes. The error was: A socket operation was attempted to an unreachable host. (0x80072751)  Wednesday, November 15, ... Read more

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i had this laptop for around one week and it started to crash on me randomly, while gaming or surfing internet. The laptop would go shut down as if the power was cut and make a short sound then reboot. Sometimes it will do this 5 times in a row 2 seconds after rebooting. Sometimes while crashing green bars would show up on the boot screen shortly before crashing again. some specs :Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz8GB DDR3750GB HDD+64GB SSDNVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit  Anyone know if this is a hardware or software problem?

Answer:Y580 Crashing and rebooting cycle

welcome to the community!
 
are you in the middle of something graphics-intensive when this happens? gaming, video rendering, etc?
 
cheers.

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Hi Everyone,

Really having some annoying problems ever since I upgraded from Windows 7 pro x64 to Windows 10 pro x64.
I play a variety of video games but most recently I've been playing Diablo 3 and for some reason my computer randomly crashes and restarts in the middle of playing. One of my screens goes black (main monitor) and the other usually goes some different color. This may happen with other games but I haven't played many of my other games recently. This has never happened prior to me upgrading to windows 10. I thought perhaps that it was my video drivers so i ran Display Driver Uninstaller and downloaded the latest driver for my GTX 570 Hd. It will still happening so i thought it was the CPU (3770k) overheating. I replaced the Thermal paste which was almost gone and thought that would be the end of the issue but it is still happening. I reinstalled Diablo 3 along with the battle.net app and still not change. I can a SFC /scannow and that did find and repair some files and i also did a check disk but everything came back clean with that. I then replaced my 8 year old PSU for a new one today and it still happens. For a while, i was not seeing anything in event viewer but a few minutes ago it crashed again so when I looked in Event viewer i found a few Windows error reporting that mentioned BSOD. I read the posting instructions and have run the Dm log collector. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Thanks in advance! If you need anything else please let me know. Thi... Read more

Answer:Random Crashing and Rebooting while gaming.

You might want to check Intel for driver updates for the audio and chipset, Acronis for updates and Logitech for updates for the headset

Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from Nvidia. Be sure the clean install box is checked and only install the Graphics driver and the PhysX driver.


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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {ffffd00036474320, 2, 0, fffff80061af876d}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+11876d )

Followup: MachineOwner
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7: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff801`6f3e0000 fffff801`70004000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Sat Jan 23 01:25:59 2016 (56A2C897)
CheckSum: 00BE5F37
ImageSize: 00C24000
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Hi Everyone,

Really having some annoying problems ever since I upgraded from Windows 7 pro x64 to Windows 10 pro x64.
I play a variety of video games but most recently I've been playing Diablo 3 and for some reason my computer randomly crashes and restarts in the middle of playing. One of my screens goes black (main monitor) and the other usually goes some different color. This may happen with other games but I haven't played many of my other games recently. This has never happened prior to me upgrading to windows 10. I thought perhaps that it was my video drivers so i ran Display Driver Uninstaller and downloaded the latest driver for my GTX 570 Hd. It will still happening so i thought it was the CPU (3770k) overheating. I replaced the Thermal paste which was almost gone and thought that would be the end of the issue but it is still happening. I reinstalled Diablo 3 along with the battle.net app and still not change. I can a SFC /scannow and that did find and repair some files and i also did a check disk but everything came back clean with that. I then replaced my 8 year old PSU for a new one today and it still happens. For a while, i was not seeing anything in event viewer but a few minutes ago it crashed again so when I looked in Event viewer i found a few Windows error reporting that mentioned BSOD. I read the posting instructions and have run the Dm log collector. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Thanks in advance! If you need anything else please let me know. Thi... Read more

Answer:Random Crashing and Rebooting while gaming.

You might want to check Intel for driver updates for the audio and chipset, Acronis for updates and Logitech for updates for the headset

Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from Nvidia. Be sure the clean install box is checked and only install the Graphics driver and the PhysX driver.
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {ffffd00036474320, 2, 0, fffff80061af876d}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+11876d )

Followup: MachineOwner
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7: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff801`6f3e0000 fffff801`70004000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Sat Jan 23 01:25:59 2016 (56A2C897)
CheckSum: 00BE5F37
ImageSize: ... Read more

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Laptop crahing and then rebooting since I purchased less than a year ago  

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here is the hijack this logfile. any help would be appreciated!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:50:12 PM, on 12/19/2005Platform: 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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Brmfrmps.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC... Read more

Answer:Computer Spontaneously Rebooting And Crashing-please Help!

You can fix this with HiJack

Fix these with HJT ? mark them, close IE, click fix checked

O2 - BHO: IEHooks Class - {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000240} - (no file)

Are all fans running - is the inside of the case clean

Error messages??????????

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My pc is randomly crashing, but it always crashes when i run my anti virus to scan.

Specs:
Processor:
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory:
3Gig RAM
Hard Drive:
400 GB
Video Card:
Radeon X1950 Pro

Anti virus:
NOD32
Spyware Doctor

When i run either, it crashes 100%, but it also randomly crashes when i'm playing something or surfing.

When it crashes and reboots it comes up with windows has recovered from a serious error then another one pops up saying groupmanager.exe has crashed whatever that is.

Also when i try to reboot my computer myself it wont do anything i have to actually press the button.

Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 07:00:38, on 01/05/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
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Answer:My computer keeps crashing/rebooting. (log included)

Hey guys, i know i should be patient but this problem seems to be occuring more now, i cannot play my computer at all it just keeps crashing once im doing something for longer than 10 minutes.

If someone could help me i would be more than greatful.
 

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

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

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

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

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

Thanks for any insight.

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

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

Im stumped i just got this comp back from repairs.
 

Answer:Games crashing/rebooting comp

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

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

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Hi, I've had a problem with my computer crashing randomly... It has done this as far as i can remeber (but the computer is no more than 3 years old) It will not crash randomly, and a more demanding program does make it crash more often... When it crashes, it will completely freeze, while the sound goes balistic, and it will "pop" off, without any sign of BSOD, as if someone unplugged it... It has had a decent PSU put in it because of this, but it has not helped... It has also had a new video card put in it... All the drivers are up to date as far as I know... Really stuck one this one, and any help would be appreciated. :tup:

Answer:Computer Crashing and Rebooting w/o BSOD

Please fill out your system specs. Click on the link in my signature to do it.

In your next post, please explain what hacks you've done to the OS (if any), if you are overclocking, etc.

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Windows XP Media Center
Bought from Best Buy in 2005.. 2002 model

Ok this has gotten very annoying now..

Ever since we have switched from AT&T DSL to Time Warner Cable Road Runner Highspeed Internet, our Computer has continued to crash every time we start it up and log on..

so to avoid this we CAN NOT turn off our computer.. which is sometimes required by updates and etc..

This hasnt happened ever before until we got Road Runner and we have called them once they told us it was because of our Firewalls and/or Antiviruses interupting the ones Road Runner comes with or some bull like that..

then we have called again and now they are saying its a hardware problem in our computer.. which i highly doubt because if it was.. why would it only happen after we got Road Runner? and not before when we had DSL from AT&T?

The Firewalls and Antiviruses we have on this computer are..

Sygate Personal Firewall - uninstalled because they say it interferes ( yet problem still persists )
BitDefender Total Security 2008
Avast Home Edition 4.8
AVG Free Edition
SpyBot Search and Destroy
AdAware SE Personal Edition

What I want to know.. is why has this started to happen after I got Road Runner?
What can i do to fix this?
Is it a hardware problem like they say?

Also here are the errors i recieve once it finally lets me start my computer
it says...

Windows has recovered from a serious error.. bla bla bla

Error Signature:
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Answer:Computer Crashing and Rebooting after being Started Up

Are more than one antivirus programs running simultaneously? If yes, then this might be causing the crashes. Choose your favorite antivirus then close the rest. Make sure they don't start with Windows. After that, does it still crash?

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explorer.exe keeps crashing and restarting. sometimes randomly, but specifically when i try to run a full screen game.
Recently, i was hit with a antivirus soft virus. i managed to successfully defeat it, but i have a feeling this is a lingering effect.
NOTE: do not tell me to simply format my hard drive and start fresh. that is not an option.

Answer:Explorer keeps crashing, rebooting randomly

Run sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt..

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My pc crashed last night randomly when I was browsing the internet, and since I was tired I didn't feel like turning it back on.. but when I woke up this morning to turn it on, it just crashes and reboots when it gets to the windows logo screen. I've tried safe mode, last known good config., etc, but it still crashes. My old hdd boots up just fine, and I can access the data on the new hdd. This is really bugging me since I just got around another problem that had been plaguing me for weeks. There is a blue screen when it crashes, but its too fast to read.. Any help would be awesome
 

Answer:Computer crashing and rebooting on startup

Yeah, i can access stuff from the new hdd just fine, can even run games that were installed on it. I just can't boot it up. Could I try to "repair" the installation?
 

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Ok this first started about a week ago where windows would crash just after startup got done, the one where it shows the windows logo and the loading bar. It would crash with a fatal error. So I first tried to load last known good configuration. Nope still the same problem. So said ok let us try safe mode. Still computer crashes after loading bar and logo screen. Then I decieded that it was bad boot files possibly as that has happened on another of my computers before. Tried all the tricks I knew how to use with recovery console. Nada. So I tried to do a repair install, done a couple of times in the past with other computers.

This is where I am now stuck. I put the disc in, boot to the setup menu and begin the install. Roughly at the 9 mins left to complete the setup (that is what the setup is saying in the left hand side starts at 39 mins), or where it is trying to load components or register them. The computer reboots and starts all over in the setup.

Now I can't even do a clean install or have it reformat the drive. I have however got a copy of Ubuntu from my father and am able to run it off the DVD drive. I can view the hard drive and even search and start pulling anything I forgot to save perviously to a thumb drive. What can I do to fix this looping boot and get the computer to complete the repair install or get it to put a fresh one on?

Answer:XPrepair install keeps rebooting/crashing

Do you recall what the error was?

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I recently built a PC and am running Windows 8 Professional Edition. The computer has an SSD which I installed Windows 8 to but the installation failed. When I tried to refresh the PC I had to refresh multiple times because the refresh failed two times at least and had to restart.

Upon refresh I installed a few programs and everything seems to be working fine. The computer belongs to a domain and unfortunately I think the last administrator has updates disabled by group policy so I am not able to get updates. Is there a way to download and install updates manually?

Also what should I do if the crashing continues? Is there a suggested course of action? Could there perhaps be some hardware problem?

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My Dad's laptop running Windows 7 crashed the other day, and after running Startup Repair, it found that compbatt.sys was corrupt. I tried copying over a good version from my pc & recovery partition but that only resulted in a blue screen.

Today, I attempted to do an upgrade installation of Windows 10 in order to preserve his files,etc.
We have a backup, but he's not 100% sure on it's content.

I was able to boot off of the Win 10 DVD and select Upgrade Installation, but then it stops, and a message pops up (paraphrasing here) that I need to boot into Windows 7 for it to proceed.

As I am unable to boot into Windows 7 due to the corrupt system file, I'm asking for a way to force Windows 10 to proceed with the Upgrade Installation WITHOUT having to boot into Windows 7.

I've prepared my Dad for the fact that we may need to do a clean install (7 or 10), and suggested we'd have to pull the HDD from his laptop and use my HDD cradle to scavenge for any files, but his laptop would take full disassembly (remove keyboard/etc) to get to the HDD.

Thanks for any help in allowing us to proceed with the Win 10 Upgrade Installation without having to boot into Win 7 which is corrupt. Googling hasn't given me any clue thus far.

Looking forward to people smarter than me helping me to a path forward without a loss of data and not having to take apart the laptop.

Answer:Windows 10 Upgrade Installation via DVD without booting into Windows 7

Did you try just Repair option ?

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My Dad's laptop running Windows 7 crashed the other day, and after running Startup Repair, it found that compbatt.sys was corrupt. I tried copying over a good version from my pc & recovery partition but that only resulted in a blue screen.

Today, I attempted to do an upgrade installation of Windows 10 in order to preserve his files,etc.
We have a backup, but he's not 100% sure on it's content.

I was able to boot off of the Win 10 DVD and select Upgrade Installation, but then it stops, and a message pops up (paraphrasing here) that I need to boot into Windows 7 for it to proceed.

As I am unable to boot into Windows 7 due to the corrupt system file, I'm asking for a way to force Windows 10 to proceed with the Upgrade Installation WITHOUT having to boot into Windows 7.

I've prepared my Dad for the fact that we may need to do a clean install (7 or 10), and suggested we'd have to pull the HDD from his laptop and use my HDD cradle to scavenge for any files, but his laptop would take full disassembly (remove keyboard/etc) to get to the HDD.

Thanks for any help in allowing us to proceed with the Win 10 Upgrade Installation without having to boot into Win 7 which is corrupt. Googling hasn't given me any clue thus far.

Looking forward to people smarter than me helping me to a path forward without a loss of data and not having to take apart the laptop.

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My Dad's laptop running Windows 7 crashed the other day, and after running Startup Repair, it found that compbatt.sys was corrupt. I tried copying over a good version from my pc & recovery partition but that only resulted in a blue screen.

Today, I attempted to do an upgrade installation of Windows 10 in order to preserve his files,etc.
We have a backup, but he's not 100% sure on it's content.

I was able to boot off of the Win 10 DVD and select Upgrade Installation, but then it stops, and a message pops up (paraphrasing here) that I need to boot into Windows 7 for it to proceed.

As I am unable to boot into Windows 7 due to the corrupt system file, I'm asking for a way to force Windows 10 to proceed with the Upgrade Installation WITHOUT having to boot into Windows 7.

I've prepared my Dad for the fact that we may need to do a clean install (7 or 10), and suggested we'd have to pull the HDD from his laptop and use my HDD cradle to scavenge for any files, but his laptop would take full disassembly (remove keyboard/etc) to get to the HDD.

Thanks for any help in allowing us to proceed with the Win 10 Upgrade Installation without having to boot into Win 7 which is corrupt. Googling hasn't given me any clue thus far.

Looking forward to people smarter than me helping me to a path forward without a loss of data and not having to take apart the laptop.

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I have some concerns about possible infection of my Dell laptop, running Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1); 4.00GB installed memory; 64 bit OS. Started having occasional system crashes when running (automatic) Avast antirvirus scans - sometimes the computer would freeze when the scan was around 97-99% complete (or just the scan would freeze, necessitating reboot to get it to stop "running" for hours upon hours with no progress), or sometimes crashing, with a "Kernal Data Inpage Error" and a message that it was "collecting data for crash dump" and twice now, that the "memory dump failed". I stopped running the daily scan to try to sort out the issue, and used the Avast Boot Scan and other protection I have been using at MG recommendation for diagnostics, etc.

Also noticed on my (weekly) "clean-ups" that Spybot Search and Destroy also (on 1 or 2 occasions) caused the same thingto happen and decided to do the Malware reports and post, as I am now nervous that I may have become infected as a few more issues started to appear:

Around the same time the crashes started, the computer stopped "hibernating", and would reboot itself minutes (half an hour sometimes?) later.

I also started to see the (!) symbol remaining visible almost every day on the shut down menu, despite having ensured that automatic updates were complete (and in fact, removed the "automatic" update so that I could be sure when the p... Read more

Answer:Laptop Crashing On Scanning And Rebooting From Hibernate

Not seeing much to do. Re run Malware Bytes and let it remove anything else it may find.

Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Seven, right-mouse click it and select Run as Administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
Attach JRT.txt to your next message.

 

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Motherboard: msi 970 gaming powersupply: evga nex750b cpu: amd fx8320gpu: 270x r9 msi version cooler: corsair hydro 55 quiet edition water cooler1TB sata drive + 3tb drivefour 4gb ram sticksI changed the case,board, added 2 ram sticks and the 3tb drive so above is the new current setup. I reformatted the drive windows was on and then reinstalled. I used the cd that came with with the board to install drivers originally but people recommend installed the updated drivers on the site so I just reinstalled overtop of the cd drivers. the gpu driver I had to do separately I've tried installing at least 3 different drivers in the past few days none seem to stop my computer from bluescreening or having this display driver crash randomly. I'm not sure what to do about this all the drivers were supposedly compatible I used amd's autodetect, tried downgrading with older drivers, and currently Im using drivers I found on the msi site for my card model.I believe this is the blue screen I got recovered from bluescreenview https://puu.sh/vgqty/c5168711db.png

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Motherboard: msi 970 gaming powersupply: evga nex750b cpu: amd fx8320gpu: 270x r9 msi version cooler: corsair hydro 55 quiet edition water cooler1TB sata drive + 3tb drivefour 4gb ram sticksI changed the case,board, added 2 ram sticks and the 3tb drive so above is the new current setup. I reformatted the drive windows was on and then reinstalled. I used the cd that came with with the board to install drivers originally but people recommend installed the updated drivers on the site so I just reinstalled overtop of the cd drivers. the gpu driver I had to do separately I've tried installing at least 3 different drivers in the past few days none seem to stop my computer from bluescreening or having this display driver crash randomly. I'm not sure what to do about this all the drivers were supposedly compatible I used amd's autodetect, tried downgrading with older drivers, and currently Im using drivers I found on the msi site for my card model.I believe this is the blue screen I got recovered from bluescreenview https://puu.sh/vgqty/c5168711db.png

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I'd run MEMTEST86 and verify that the 2 RAM sticks you added play well with the other 2. Run this for at least 3 full tests it could take a few hours. Any errors in RED for memory addresses will point out that you probably have a RAM stick that doesnt play well with others. You then will have to test them in pairs of RAM to try to locate which stick is the culprit. Sometimes even though RAM is brand new it doesnt play well with other sticks, especially if mixed brand, type, or timings.

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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.

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