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BSOD on startup, operates fine after reboot

Question: BSOD on startup, operates fine after reboot

I am having issues with a home built pc that I have not been able to resolve on my own. BSOD happens on startup almost every time. PC bsod then reboots and operates normally. Any information you can provide regarding what is causing this and steps to resolve is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Bon3fish

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Preferred Solution: BSOD on startup, operates fine after reboot

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

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Answer: BSOD on startup, operates fine after reboot

Hi Bon3fish,

See if disabling fast startup helps

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

Code:
Event[15829]:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Boot
Date: 2016-08-08T16:49:35.623
Event ID: 29
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-18
User Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: Donna-PC
Description:
Windows failed fast startup with error status 0xC0000001.

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I am having issues with a home built pc that I have not been able to resolve on my own. BSOD happens on startup almost every time. PC bsod then reboots and operates normally. Any information you can provide regarding what is causing this and steps to resolve is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Bon3fish

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A day or two ago, upon startup, what appeared to be Windows 7 recovery window popped up and wouldn't let me close out of it. It kept saying hard drive sectors failed and it needed to do a scan and fix problems. Even after I let it scan, I still couldn't close this window nor use any other applications or aspects of the computer. Said I needed to purchase an upgraded scan module to fix the problems detected. I ran Malwarebytes.com software and it detected nothing. Now, internet explorer is about the only application I can use. All the items in the program menu are there, but when I click on them to use them, a subtitle "empty" pops up below the application's icon and the application will not open. Do you have any advice on how to restore my data/applications without rebooting the system? I have my system recovery disks that I made when I purchased the computer, but I don't actually know how to go about rebooting the system nor do I want to!
I would appreciate any advice you may have.
Thanks!

Answer:Window 7 operates fine...lost all data....can you help?

You can try a System Restore

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Summary:

During Windows 7 re-install the installation process does not detect the new, larger hard drive and claims I should "load drivers" in order to find it. The hard drive manufacturer and PC manufacturer don't appear to offer HDD drivers (or SATA controller drivers) that I have been able to find so far.

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Long Version:

I had to locate a valid windows iso file since one was not provided with my refurbished OEM machine. After locating one, based on the advice of this thread, I checked SHA1 hash from the image and compared it against the hash values on this site to make sure my iso was valid (I actually found and discarded 2 other images that had been modified before finding one that matched).

After finding a valid iso, I started up the install and ran into the new-hdd-not-found problem. The existing smaller hard drive that has my current install of windows on it is detected. The new hdd is also showing up fine in the BIOS, and if I allow the current Windows install to boot up the drive shows up and I can use it normally (move files to/from it, reformat, etc).

According to this page from the HDD manufacturer, I actually need SATA controller drivers instead of hdd drivers for this step. I know that's a Seagate page. Apparently these Samsung drives are manufactured by Seagate? The closest I've come to finding SATA drivers is from this page although it seems as though its for a completely different machine, but I was going to try the drivers out anyway sinc... Read more

Answer:HDD not detected during re-install, but operates fine on boot

Unplug the other hard drive, boot the installer to see if the HD is seen now. Confirm it still remains seen in BIOS setup.

How was the confirmed ISO burned to disk or stick? Try a new disk using Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool

Win7 has the SATA drivers in the disk so the prompt for them is almost always due to a bad installer. If you are trying a DVD install, try instead a flash stick using tool above. If you have a UEFI BIOS use Option One of UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

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It goes to the blue screen. After that it boots and crashes.

Answer:computer operates fine for a few hours then crashes

Did you do as suggested in #2?When computers give trouble after a few hours of running it is usually overheating.Make sure the case vents are clear of dust and that the CPU heat sink and fans are not chogged up.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Hey

I'm getting a BSOD once a day or every time my computer has been turned off for longer than just a reboot. When the computer reboots after the BSOD it runs just fine with no incidents until the next time its turned off for a bit.

IIRC it started after x version Nvidia driver and I've tried reinstalling Nvidia drivers, installing new versions, clean installs, uninstalling with Display Driver Uninstaller and then reinstalling.

DM log collector file attached as per the BSOD tutorial:
Attachment 101490

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:BSOD once a day, then fine after reboot

   Warning
Programs that claim to update your drivers install either the wrong or corrupted drivers.
If you have installed any driver with Driver Booster 3, please remove them as it may cause trouble.
An easy way to get remove these drivers is by using a restore point prior the installation.
Daemon tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause for BSOD's.
Please remove Daemon Tools and run the SPTD pass through remover.

Uninstall Daemon ToolsDownload the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
Double click the executable to open itClick on the button shown below

If the button is grayed out, like in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can close the window

Please fill in your system specsPlease follow this tutorial and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely including PSU, cooling and other used stuff like mouse, keyboard, monitor, case, etc.
The PSU, cooling and other stuff are NOT mentioned in the tool.
In the left corner below in your post you find 'My System Specs'. After clicking it you can find a link a little below that says 'Update your System Spec', click on this link to get to the page where you can fill in your system specs.

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Hey

I'm getting a BSOD once a day or every time my computer has been turned off for longer than just a reboot. When the computer reboots after the BSOD it runs just fine with no incidents until the next time its turned off for a bit.

IIRC it started after x version Nvidia driver and I've tried reinstalling Nvidia drivers, installing new versions, clean installs, uninstalling with Display Driver Uninstaller and then reinstalling.

DM log collector file attached as per the BSOD tutorial:
NICKY-15-09-2016_114050,40.zip

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I just opened a brand new T470s, running Windows 10 1709 x64 Pro. I noticed after Windows did some updates that the laptop was stuck on the Lenovo logo with the message "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter". I waited about 15 minutes, but there was no change.  I pressed Enter, but this did nothing.  I then powered the laptop off and then back on, and it displayed this message but then quickly moved past it to the rotating dots, configured Windows updates, and then successfully booted into Windows.I've done some testing, and what I've discovered is that the machine does not reboot successfully.  If some software wants me to reboot or I tell Windows to reboot, I get the behavior where it sticks on the boot screen with the Lenovo logo and that message about pressing Enter to interrupt the normal boot process.  If I shut down Windows and power it back on (or I power it off on that boot message screen and power it back on), it starts normally. I tried updating the UEFI and also Windows, but this hasn't solved the issue. Any suggestions or assistance is welcome!

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I deployed Vista Business over the weekend to test the migration strategy for our standard desktop (XP, Kaspersky, Office, AutoCAD, FileMaker) to Windows 7. I deployed Vista on an ASUS P4VM800 mother board with 1 200GB WD IDE drive, 1 500 GB WD SATA drive, 1GB RAM, Intel P4 2.0 Ghz CPU, 10/100, Netgear Wifi card, USB Mouse and Keyboard. It worked fine. VERY SLOW but fine. I performed all updates and activated automatic updates. I installed Kaspersky and when it rebooted - it crashed. It has never recovered.

I tried Last known Good and it hung. The hard drive would flash sometimes as if it is trying to do something and it would run the drive as if the drive was damaged. It would spin up, slow down and spin up again. There is a clicking sound each time it slows down. The keyboard locks up and it loads the WIFI driver as my USB dongle flashes as if it is on the network. Mouse works also. This continued for 5 minutes before I cold booted the machine.

I tried rebooting in Safe Mode and CRCDISK is the last thing it loads then it repeats the same symptoms stated above. I inserted the Vista DVD and it comes up with a blank screen with the Vista Background. The mouse and keyboard work but there is nothing presented on the screen before it starts acting up again.

What is this? Why is it happening? I would think Vista updates would be stabilized by now to prevent this. If this was not a LAB and happening in my workplace - there would be hell to pay. Please tell me Microsoft h... Read more

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Bootup proceeds to the phase with the little green bar moving across it's path repeating. It repeats several times, then freezes in place for good.
Help?

Answer:startup repair says all is fine; boot in safe mode w/ nworkg is fine. but can't startup

Try setting up a clean boot in safe mode, shows how to in Vista here.
Remember to Hide all Microsoft services in Services. Reboot as normal to see if you can log in. Re-enable half the service to see if still ok. Process of elimination but all the info is in the link.

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So I just got my Micro$oft Windows Vista Home Premium installed, and I noticed something weird in the MSCONFIG Startup tab.

We'll uses jusched.exe as an example.

Jusched.exe is a program that runs in the background to check for updates for the Java runtime environment. If you go to your Java setting in the Control Panel, and disable the "Check for updates automatically" option, then it no longer has need for jusched.exe. In Windows XP, disabling this option would have removed jusched.exe from the msconfig startup... however in Vista, I notice that it's still there!

Why is this program still set to run on startup? Any ideas?

Seems to be the case with other programs too... such as QTTask.exe.

Answer:Vista MSCONFIG Startup operates differently?

This is because Vista is NOT XP. So unchecking a box on the applicaiton doesnt necessarily remove it startup entry. Jsut cause you remove the "Check for update" doesnt mean they will remove it. Yeah it is Quirky but it is still a process that is being started. It may not be running cause of your setting but it is still a process that is scheduled to start up.

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I am so lost, I have tried everything I can to try to figure this problem out. I have switched out videocards, reset my CMOS, formatted and re installed Windows 7 but still have the same problem. Troubleshooting this problem has been really slow since each time I go to try something new I need to wait until the next day for it to happen. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

**Also I have noticed this thread is very similar to my problem
BSOD on start up, atikmdag.sys, dxgkrnl.sys, dxgmms1.sys

*****EDIT*****
PROBLEM FIXED Replaced powerstrip and everything works fine.

Answer:BSOD After every startup. Works fine until the next day.

Welcome

System Optimisers

Please remove the following software:

Code:
Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2013 Public:Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2013 Public
Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2013\All functions Public:Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2013\All functions Public
This software is a known cause of BSOD's. The windows 7 operating system does not require these registry cleaning software. They often tune-down rather than tune-up and can wreck the OS beyond repair. Microsoft have improved Windows 7 significantly and it is much better at organising and optimising itself than its predecessors. Check this, this and this thread for evidence. If you feel the need to use a registry cleaning or optimisation software, most of us recommend the use of CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download but make sure you back up the registry before making letting ccleaner delete anything. 10 Tips on How to Properly Maintain Your Computer

Please run these tests and report back the results

1. SFC /scannow to check windows for corruption - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
2. Disk check for errors on the hard drive - Disk Check
3. Troubleshoot applications by a clean boot - Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
4. Memtest86+ paying close attention to part 3 - RAM - Test with Memtest86+
5. Hard drive test from HDD mfg website - Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

This is for information purposes only. Th... Read more

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So I was logging onto my pc, and I got a BSOD on startup. It was an f4 error.
SSD firmware was not the problem, it was up to date when the BSOD happened.

Answer:BSOD on startup. Pc used to run fine, now its slow after the BSOD.

20 hours and still no reply. It has still only happened once, but again my pc is considerably slower. I had this same thing happen on my old pc and I never resolved the issue. It progressively got worse and more frequent untill my pc couldn't run anymore.

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Hi all,

About a week ago I started getting this BSOD on startup, happening at about the time consistently every time I boot Windows normally when the Windows login screen appears (if I login immediately, the BSOD happens right afterwards - sometimes the desktop can display in time; if I wait at the login screen, the BSOD will occur a few moments later before logging in).

It's the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error, and initially I thought I could solve this myself by searching online. Because I'm able to run in safe mode without any problems, I decided to try updating as many of my drivers as I could (thinking it was an outdated driver problem). However, this was only partially successful as some of the drivers require rebooting normally (not back into safe mode) to finish their installation (so I wasn't able to finish them, or else after booting back into safe mode it would say the driver installation failed).

In the zip file, in addition to the dump info, I also included a screenshot of the BSOD - it displayed long enough for me to quickly take a picture of it with my camera, if that helps.

I don't think this is related, but during the last successful session before my first BSOD occurred Windows Update downloaded and installed a fairly large service pack, I believe for Microsoft Office. Unfortunately, I just discovered that I never configured the system restore tool, so I can't go back in time...

Again, safe mode works like a charm (other than not being to inst... Read more

Answer:BSOD on startup - but can run in safe mode fine

Hello Jason.

The BSOD is caused by avast! Self Protection Driver.

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff80002ce096c}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSP.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSP.SYS
Probably caused by : aswSP.SYS ( aswSP+4133e )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Description here: Driver Reference Table - aswSP.SYS

Uninstall Avast using Avast Uninstall Utility. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the “Startup” tab.
Deselect all items other than... Read more

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I'm getting the BSOD when I'm booting up my PC, and there are lines and such on the screen.

It's the following error:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

0x000000050

(0xF8A33DBC, 0x00000000, 0x8052B8F8,0x0000000000)

I have a Dell laptop, Inspiron E1705. I'm using Windows XP, Service pack 3. When I run it in safe mode the following is across the top of the screen:

Windows XP (R) (build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435: Service Pack 3)

It BSOD'd the other night after I was browsing the internet. My computer was acting really sluggish, and I restarted it. Then I got the BSOD.

I left it for the morning when I re-started it, and it started fine, for a few minutes, but after a minute or so I got the same BSOD.

This happened several months ago and I fixed it by opening up my PC and re-setting the video card. I did it again and this time it didn't help any.

I ran the diagnostics that pop up on boot up, on the hard drive and memory, and nothing turned up wrong. As previously mentioned, it will not boot up normally, but it will boot up in safe mode.

I checked all of my drivers in safe mode to look for a missing driver. All of my drivers either said that the status was fine, or that the status was unavailable in safe mode. I was missing one driver, for my ethernet connection. I went on Dell's website to look for the driver but I couldn't find one.

For anti-virus software, I run AVG Free, version 8. A friend mentioned that it might be messing up... Read more

Answer:BSOD on startup; Safe-Mode fine

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After a windows update patch about 3-4 weeks ago I started getting a weird error message saying I wasn't connected to the internet when the router is working for phones, blu rays, etc. Letting IE run its own 'fix' would say something about it not having a valid ip address and it reset the lan card and that would sometimes fix it or sometimes not (and I would need to reboot and try again). I did a system restore to a point before the windows update which fixed the issue for a couple days until the update pushed again and after that I get bsod screens on boot with the iqrl_not_less_or_equal more than 50% of boot attempts but no longer have the inexplicable unconnection to the internet. I've got a factory computer which I've not altered or opened in the 4-5 years I've had it. It boots fine in safe mode every time so far.

Please help, I'm way over my head trying to figure this out on my own and 4 hours of conversations with Microsoft tech support convinced me they should really just be called support plan sales reps.

Answer:bsod on normal startup safe mode always fine

Hello zyba welcome to the Forum. You have a lot of BSODs in your files. I checked several of the most recent ones and they were all the same.


Code:
BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff80002ec90cf}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SYMNETS.SYS
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SYMNETS.SYS
Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!WfpExpireEntryLru+17 )
That is your Norton NIS/360 Anti virus. Please uninstall it from Control Panel > Uninstall a Program and use the Norton removal Utility https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/...rProfile_en_us and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials (Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows).

Try that and see if you have better results.

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Hi,

I've been having this issue with Windows 10. Ever since I upgrade to Windows 10 my laptop would crash every time it tried to resume from sleep. Also recently every time I boot the laptop it crashed with error: INACCESSIBLE BOOT DEVICE and reboot which then takes me to the login screen.

I can't seem to find whats causing this issue, I've tried disabling all non windows related startup items but the issue still persist.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
WINDOWSPC-Thu_09_07_2017__31749_36.zip

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My computer boots fine into safe mode, but when i try to boot normally computer gives me BSOD and restarts automatically, the nvidia drivers or my GTX 460 are causing the problems.

It boots fine normally when i select standard VGA driver in device manager for my GTX 460


Things i have tried which did not help:
I have installed and tried many different versions of drivers after uninstalling with display driver uninstaller.
Installed a clean copy of Windows 7 SP1.
Tried installing only the drivers without physx, audio etc. for nvidia GTX 460.

I have attached the zip file containing the minidump and my complete system information.

Answer:Computer BSOD on startup and restarts, boots fine into safemode

remove driver of VGA

try this

follow this
download ccleaner from this link

Download ccsetup416 slim exe

install it only
donot run it
then download ccleaner enhancer from this link

Download CCEnhancer Multilanguage zip

run it
and press download latest
then run ccleaner now
now
in
cleaning tab
check all selection in windows and application tab
except the selection of wipe free space in windows tab
press cean now button in the right side
after that go to registery tab and press search for
then press fix all selected
then
download antimalwarebyte from this link

Download mbam setup 1012 exe

install it and run it then update it if it asked
then perform full scan to whole computer partitions from safe mode
and remove all threats

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Hi all,

I get a BSOD within 5 mins of startup. It happens whenever the computer has to do a more complicated task, such as opening many windows, formatting something in Word, etc. Sometimes there is no BSOD--it will simply restart and I'll be left with a bootable drive not found error. The computer does not crash while in safe mode.

Spybot found no viruses. My msinfo is zipped and attached.

Thank you in advance for any help!

Answer:BSOD within 5 mins of startup; runs fine in safe mode

Pleas follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I get a message that Windows failed.
Status: 0xc000000e
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

It instructs me to insert the windows installation disc, restart, and run "repair your computer".  However, I did not receive an installation disc, only a utilities disk (which does not boot)
What do I do now?

Answer:Inspiron M5030 recovery boot issue. Recovery disk does full restore and starts Win7, which operates fine. But on restart, windows will not boot.

1. Reseat the hard disk drives, reseat the controller and monitor. 2. Perform chkdsk /r on the RAID volume. 3. Run diagnostics on the hard disk drives and controller and replace as necessary.
Additional Information:
Event ID 1001 is logged in the System event log. Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting Date: 12.08.2013 11:23:04 Event ID: 1001 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: server.domain.com Description: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000f4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xfffffa800644ab30, 0xfffffa800644ae10, 0xfffff80001be07b0). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 031214-68266-01 Review of the memory dump files using Debugging Tools for Windows will result in output similar to the following.BugCheck 7A, {fffff6fc40040128, ffffffffc000000e, 6454cbe0, fffff88008025000} Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+36c1a ) Debugging Details: ------------------ ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc000000e - A device which does not exist was specified. DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardwareBugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8006332b30, fffffa8006332e10, fffff80001b8e7b0} ----- ETW minidump data unavailable----- Probably caused by : csrss.exe CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
Look below for more details
Source : www.dell.com/.../EN

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DDS (Ver_10-11-27.01) - NTFS_AMD64 NETWORK
Run by Owner at 14:19:51.86 on Thu 12/02/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22

============== Running Processes ===============
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uSearch Bar = Preserve
uStart Page = hxxp://search.babylon.com/home?AF=14542
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
mWinlogon: Userinit=userinit.exe,
BHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347c33e-8762-4905-bf09-768834316c61} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
BHO: ContributeBHO Class: {074c1dc5-9320-4a9a-947d-c042949c6216} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\/Adobe Contribute CS3/contributeieplugin.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Conversion Toolbar Helper: {ae7cd045-e861-484f-8273-0445ee161910} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
BHO: Microsoft Live Search Toolbar Helper: {d2ce3e00-f94a-4740-988e-03dc2f38c34f} - c:\Program Files (x86)\MSN\Toolbar\3.0.0566.0\msneshell... Read more

Answer:bsod computer only operates in safe mode

i ran norton 360 and it deleted some threats, and also kept blocking a tds serv backdoor thingy it appears to have been fixed but idk



Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:20:54 AM, on 12/3/2010
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16671)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\SweetIM\Messenger\SweetIM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\... Read more

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Win7 installs fine, then reboots to complete installation but then stops the loading of windows saying there was an unexpected reboot or error and windows installation cannot proceed and to reinstall windows again. This was a clean install of windows and not an upgrade.

I checked the setup error log in Panther and it said there was a [0x060675] error, which i don't know what could cause this.

Setup is

Amd X3 425

Asus M4A77D

WD 320 Gb blue

2 Gb ozc mem

I also have the a setupact log if that will help.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Win7 installs fine, then on first reboot it says there was a unexpected reboot or err

Sounds like the disc is bad to me.
 

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Hello I could use some assistance and see if anyone can help me with this issue I'm having. Yesterday morning I powered up my pc to have it load windows to the point where it was almost finished then I got the BSOD and it rebooted. which keeps cycling until I shut it down or interupt it with the F8 option. If I am in safe mode it runs with no issues I have run a few trusted software malwarebytes, ccleaner etc, removed the latest updates, check my ram (swapped it around and out) and replaced my video card just to eliminate them from being the issue. I'm at the point of restoring the O.S. but would like to see if my dmp file gives anyone a clue of where the issue is.
Thanks,

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Dump File : 111612-43493-01.dmp
Crash Time : 11/16/2012 7:35:59 PM
Bug Check String : IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x0000000a
Parameter 1 : 00000000`000600dd
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000001
Parameter 4 : fffff800`03a94ef5
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+705c0
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7600.17118 (win7_gdr.120830-0334)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+705c0
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C: ... Read more

Answer:BSOD Reboot at startup

HelloOne minidump isn't much to go on, but let's take a look.1. ) Please follow these instructions: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, 7 & Vista With the exception of Step 4 - part 2 - Create a new thread HERE and attach the file(s).Note - When they are run, both files: BSOD_Windows7_Vista_v2.64_jcgriff2_.exe and autoruns.exe need to be in the Documents directory.Please upload the zipped folder to a File Sharing website of your choosing because Bleeping Computer has a 512 K only upload limit and this file will be much larger. For a listing of free File Sharing websites see: http://technojourney.com/trending/best-alternatives-megaupload-and-filesonic-file-hosting/or you may use Box.com.Post a link to the file in your next post.

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Hello, as the title says Im having problems with freezes/BSOD shortly after I turn on my computer every day. Takes about 30m to get past always.

The problem can occur during any activity whether Im not doing anything on my computer, or have not even logged into my windows user. After a couple of restarts it will however make it past 10m without errors and not experience any problems until it's turned off again.

During these restarts it will occationally attempt to boot, turn itself off and then on again. It will occationally take longer (couple of seconds) to load the OS.

Sometimes the screen+sound will just freeze and never respond and I have to cut the power but occationally Im lucky enough to find a minidump file.
Ran harddrive checks and memory (not 1 by 1). Temperatures are low according to software.

Hope I have been detailed enough, file is attached below and Iv filled out most computer specs.

Answer:BSOD/freeze 1-10m after startup or not at all until next reboot

(Posting the specs here if it helps)
Computer type - PC/Desktop OS -Windows 7 64 bit
CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, 2927mhz 4 cores
MB - Gigabyte P55-USB3
RAM - 2x2 (old) + 2x4 (newer)
GPU -Geforce GTX 750 Ti
Hard Drives - Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250gb(OS+apps) & Seagate 1TB HDD ST1000DM003-1ER162
PSU - Corsair TX 650W PSU (quite old)
ASUS PCE-AC56 AC1300 network card (installed 2~weeks prior to start of problems)
Monitor - Benq xl2411z

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Hello, i have had this problem in the past where I would get the bsod on startup. As soon as my desktop loaded in fact. It had to do with a display driver I had installed. Since then I have a new machine that has been running without a hitch for a while now, and this time I do not have those display drivers installed. The problem started happening after I did a scan with malware bytes and super anti-spyware and after I cleaned what it found I got the BSOD on reboot. I hope someone is able to help as I am on a friends computer right now as I cant get into mine..... I have an Hjt log and I have attached the latest Mini Dump:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:07:36 PM, on 8/15/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O3 - Toolbar: Adobe PDF - {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC9... Read more

Answer:Solved: BSOD on Startup..Constant reboot

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Hey all,

New to the seven forums, but no forum newbie here but i'm having some trouble with my new Radeon HD 5570 drivers. I've installed 11.3 and the system would crash and begin an infinite reboot until windows startup repair booted. I am able to do a system recovery and get it working again, but only for it to crash again.

I've came to the conclusion that some windows update is causing the crash, because it was a fresh install of win 7 on a brand new hd and i tested my theory by disabling all updates and running the 11.3 drivers for 3 + days - then finally got courage to install the windows updates and immediately after installation the system crashed...

Since then i've tried the 11.3 and 10.12 drivers all with clean uninstall's and re-install's with drivers sweeper and even cleaned my registry... cannot seem to get anything to work, as i type i'm attempting the 11.4 preview but i doubt i'll have any luck...

here is the log from the crash:

Problem Signature:
event name: blue screen
os version 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:

BCCode: D1
BCP1: 0101247e
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 90195AC2
OS version : 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:

C:\windows\minidump\042111-20716-01.dmp
C:\users\Appdata\local\temp\WER-36332-0.sysdata.xml
any suggestions?

Answer:BSOD and infinite reboot until startup repair booted

Please upload a full report
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Have you tried using the automatically installed drivers that windows provides? Do they crash as well?

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For the last couple of weeks (I was just given the laptop) my friends Dell Inspiron has been Blue Screen of Death'ing on start then rebooting (loop on this) - I was able to see the BSOD when I disabled the "reboot on error" and all I get is the following:
Blue Screen STOP: 0x0000007B

I cannot get into Safe Mode (same error) to get any dumps (at least I wouldn't know how)

I tried Startup Recovery, Last known configuration, Restor points (many of them), Chkdsk, sfc, and bootsec but nothing seems to resolve the problem... The next step is a re-install from the Dell Recovery drive (I hope because I don't have the origial Windows 7 Dell Install CD), but obviously I would like to avoid that...

Any other ideas?
Any helps/hints would be appreciated.
Thanks,

Answer:Constant BSOD & Reboot on startup of Dell Windows 7

Hi shaitan (nice name and welcome to SF

STOP 0x0000007B: INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE
Which means your Dell simply doesn't find/can make use of it's Boot drive.
You could run Sea Tools to check the hardware
SeaTools for DOS | Seagate
(burn to a CD with IMGBurn, change the BIOS to start from CD/DVD, pop in the disk and see if the drive is found. if so, run the short and the long test)

If you can get to a command line, run as Administrator and do a chkdisk C: /f /x (to exclude a damaged file system...substitute c: with whatever is your boot drive

If it's not the hardware,then it could be caused by a virus so just let's rewrite the MasterBootRecord (MBR)

How to fix MBR in Windows 7? | Windows 7 Themes
If that gets you back on track you most certainly need to run some extensive Virus checks
load this and run a full scan
Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a free download that removes viruses and malware from your computer
you also might want to exchange your actual A/V solution for something that works.
When you're at that point, let us know what was used until now so we could recommend s/th better.
-DG

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HELP - while trying to fix my Maxtor external HD using Drive Rescue my windows XP machine froze up and now I can't reboot.

I can get to the Dell - Optiplex GX260 screen using the f12 key, but that is about it. It usually freezes saying that it has an error loading the system.

What can I do from here?

Thanks
 

Answer:(ttt) Fine Pickle - can't reboot XP

Run the Dell hard drive diagnostics . . the drive may have failed. The diagnostics are on the Resource CD or you can download from Dell support site.
 

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Hi all,

as per usual, it is a problem that has seen me look for help and find this forum.

I have installed windows 7 on a laptop that is a few years old (fujitsu amilo v2035pro).
I thought all was fine, i used the xp gfx driver for the video which is a via s3g unichrome igp pro.
It asked for a reboot, which i did and the video came back great at 1280x800.

Trouble is, everytime i reboot the resolution goes back to 640x480 and i cant change it. I have to unistall the device, reboot, reinstall and it is fine again.

Talk about frustrating. When installed the machine works great but why the resetting of the resolution? It makes no sense.

Any help seriously appreciated as i am going insane

Answer:Cant change resolution after reboot, fine before!

I'm not sure why you would install a video driver meant for XP on a Windows 7 system, or even how you managed to do this. Did 7 not install a driver by itself?

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I have a random rebooting problem.

It is a new pc build with the following attached -

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UWC ATX Mid Tower 380W
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+(65W) Windsor 2.0GHz
ECS NFORCE4M-A (V3.0) Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce4 4X ATX Mobo
WD Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s HardDrive
WINTEC AMPX (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
LITE-ON 18X DVD▒R DVD Burner

I have 2 sticks of ram, and I have tried swapping them out and using different slots.

I have reformatted and started to install windows multiple times. It will always get through the formatting and copying of files. Then windows forces a reboot and once the windows installer starts, the random reboots begin. Sometimes I get to set the date/time and admin password before it starts, other times it starts immediately after the forced reboot. Sometimes it gets in a loop and restarts 3-4 times and finally dies with the monitor not getting any signal.

I would think it was the mobo, power supply, or video card but it is only partially random. It seems really odd to me that it always works fine while formatting (and it takes 30-45 mins) and only starts acting up once the windows installer starts. I have tried both regular and quick format multiple times each.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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I am trying to dual boot Vist with XP Pro. Vista installs without any problems. When I get to the welcome screen and start using Vista, everything works as expected, not great, but I get to use the operating system. When I reboot the system, my computer only has the option to boot to XP. There is no option in the boot ini file that recognizes Vista was ever installed. The partition which I installed Vista to has it in there. I have tried formatting the partition about 3 or 4 times and every time I install Vista, I get the same results (Vista works untill I reboot and then I can't boot to it)

Has anyone else experienced this, or any ideas how to fix it?

Thanks, ZMAN
 

Answer:Vista installs fine until reboot

I had a similar problem. I had XP on one hard drive & Vista on another. I was not able to get a boot menu to display. I had to go into my bios & change the hard drive priority setting. I believe you can add info to the XP boot.ini to boot into Vista.

I just did a Google search and found the following utility for Vista. It's called EasyBCD. It may help you.
 

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Good day All,

To cut a long story short, I had a virus/s which Bleeping Computers was helping me with when suddenly my computer was wiped.
I used the recovery disc and did a re-install. Everything fine until I restart the machine and I get a message saying that a file is corrupt or missing. The file in question is:-

Windowsroot>system32\ntoskrnl.exe

I have reinstalled three times and get the same problem each time I restart the computer.
As usual, all and any help appreciated.
George.

Answer:Used Recovery disc - fine until I need to reboot

Hi .I would run a check (manufacturer's diagnostic) of the hard drive, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/ Louis

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I have a 5 year old Micron Millennia running Windows98 (I know -- sounds pretty pathetic).

In the last week or so the screen will be grayed out (you can see everything, but it's very hard to see) on boot. If you reboot it several times, the screen will eventually come back and be fine.

I tried just not powering it down -- and that works fairly well, except the screen went dim while the computer was up and running, one time. We tried replacing the video card -- got a new GeForce NVidea 6200 (which is compatible with Windows98) and everything was fine -- for a while, then the problem cropped up again.

What to do? The monitor appears to be working okay otherwise. We tried plugging in a different monitor and the problem was just the same.

Thank-you for any help or advice that you can give.
-- Penny
 

Answer:Screen Fade / Fine on Reboot

well the average life use for a crt monitor is 5 years i think it is going bad
 

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This is quite possibly the strangest error sequence I've come across in all my years working with computers.

My system has issues. Unfortunately. Possibly more than one. But I do know that for about the last month, up until this morning, any attempt to turn on my system would require the user to boot into Windows, wait ~15 seconds for a hard, BSOD-inducing crash (with MEMORY_MANAGEMENT as the cause a majority of the time), wait for the system to reboot and reach the Windows boot animation, suffer yet another hard, BSOD-inducing crash (with no minidump this time, however, since it hadn't fully loaded Windows yet), and then finally reboot once more, after which the system would seem to function perfectly. My one change this morning? I removed one stick of my RAM.

Now, normally this would seem to be pretty cut and dried, but I had similar problems with this setup earlier in the year. I exchanged my RAM twice, then my motherboard, then my RAM again, which is leading me to believe that it might well be a CPU issue (note that my system is not currently being overclocked). But my Windbg skills aren't what they used to be, and I'm currently running on a spotty 3G internet connection, so my options for diagnosis are a tad limited.

Current system specifics:
i3-530 (stock)
2x2GB OCZ PC3 12800 (OCZ3OB1600LV4GK) Obsidian Series
Gigabyte P55-UD3L
Radeon HD 4850 512MB

Thoughts, O gurus of 7?

Minidump archive is attached.

Answer:Win7 x64- Multiple startup BSODs (1, reboot, then another, reboot...)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by adg1034


This is quite possibly the strangest error sequence I've come across in all my years working with computers.

My system has issues. Unfortunately. Possibly more than one. But I do know that for about the last month, up until this morning, any attempt to turn on my system would require the user to boot into Windows, wait ~15 seconds for a hard, BSOD-inducing crash (with MEMORY_MANAGEMENT as the cause a majority of the time), wait for the system to reboot and reach the Windows boot animation, suffer yet another hard, BSOD-inducing crash (with no minidump this time, however, since it hadn't fully loaded Windows yet), and then finally reboot once more, after which the system would seem to function perfectly. My one change this morning? I removed one stick of my RAM.

Now, normally this would seem to be pretty cut and dried, but I had similar problems with this setup earlier in the year. I exchanged my RAM twice, then my motherboard, then my RAM again, which is leading me to believe that it might well be a CPU issue (note that my system is not currently being overclocked). But my Windbg skills aren't what they used to be, and I'm currently running on a spotty 3G internet connection, so my options for diagnosis are a tad limited.

Current system specifics:
i3-530 (stock)
2x2GB OCZ PC3 12800 (OCZ3OB1600LV4GK) Obsidian Series
Gigabyte P55-UD3L
Radeon HD 4850 512MB

Thoughts, O gurus of 7?

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Computer ran fine in the am. Shut down and restarted in the pm. Boot to windows was no slower than normal. When you click on any executable, program takes forever to load. For example, after clicking Outlook 2007, about 10 minutes later I can actually see my emails. Move the mouse to click and open an email, cursor disappears then reappears about 50 seconds later. Maybe 5-7 minutes later, the email message will open. The same scenario occurs for Task Manager, Windows Explorer, Firefox, etc.

Machine: HP Pavilion dv5000 (laptop), AMD Turion 1.79GHz, RAM 2GB.
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (All current updates installed)

In Safe Mode, machine seems to be operating at normal speed. Reboot to normal Windows, it's still ridiculously slow.

From Safe Mode, ran Webroot, Spybot, and Malwarebytes. Only thing found was some cookies.

Earlier today, managed to run a few things from normal Windows.
Using BitDefender 2010; defrag accomplished, registry cleaner, cleaned cookies/temp files and virus scan (none found).

CHKDSK and rebooted. No disk problems found. Currently running WD Disk Utility.

Last program installed (5 days ago): Updated iTunes program

Ran msconfig and turned off any unneeded start-up programs.

Installed the CPU Speed gadget and noticed the CPU going to 100% on several occasions.

No improvements made so far.

Because it worked fine before I rebooted and now its crazy slow, it's got me scratching my head. I thought virus ... Read more

Answer:WIN7. Fine before reboot. Now extremely slow.

First, try this to see if Task Manager can identify the hog:

Quote:




Task Manager:
Also, you can monitor the system for excessive resource consumption. To do this, open up Task Manager by right clicking on the Task Bar.
Then select the Processes tab.
Then select the "Show processes from all users" button (in the lower left)
Then select the View menu item, then select "Select columns"
In the Select columns window, place checkmarks next to I/O Reads and I/O Other.
Click OK to accept the changes.
Resize the Task Manager window so you can see the most of the columns.
Wait for the system to freeze.
Look at all of the columns to see if there's anything that looks excessively high - if so, let us know the Image name of the process.
FWIW - System Idle Process is supposed to have high CPU readings - anything else with high CPU readings is an issue.




If that doesn't work, we can try XPerf (more info here: http://www.carrona.org/xperf.html ).

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Specs:
- PC Chips A15G mother board, BIOS just flashed with the 2008/08/12 update
- 2x Western Digital WD10EADS 1TB hard drives set up as a RAID 1
- Fresh install of Windows XP using the F6 function to install the RAID drivers, updated to Service Pack 3
(I can provide more system information if it will help)

I just upgraded my home-built desktop from a single 80G IDE hard drive to a RAID 1 with dual 1TB SATA drives with a fresh install of XP using the F6 option and installing the required RAID drivers. The system runs great but it would not power down after shutting XP down. After flashing the BIOS with the 2008/08/12 update, things get weirder.

The machine still doesn't power down when I shut down XP, but will shut down if I hold the power button for 3 seconds or so. However, if I press the Reset button on the front of the case the machine shuts down instantly, but does not reboot. When I select "Restart" from the shut down menu, the machine shuts down instead of rebooting. Even further, if I go into the BIOS menu then exit, the machine shuts down instead of rebooting.

The XP install is new this weekend so if I need to do something major it isn't a big deal. Is there some sort of BIOS setting that I have wrong or is something corrupt? The machine ran completely normally with the 80G IDE drive.

Thoughts?

Thanks,
Jimal
 

Answer:Computer works fine, but will not reboot when requested

This appears to be a RAID issue, try disabling RAID and pulling one of your hard drives see if that changes anything.
 

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I am working on an XP Prof desktop and when I turn it on it goes to the login and a little further and then single beeps and starts the boot again. I can boot in safe mode fine. I stopped the auto reboot in boot failure and got the error and blue screen "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" on the next bootup. I have run scans and cleaned up some adware with malware bytes...What should I look for now? Thanks
 

Answer:Continuous reboot in XP but safe mode does fine

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I am working on an XP Prof desktop and when I turn it on it goes to the login and a little further and then single beeps and starts the boot again. I can boot in safe mode fine. I stopped the auto reboot in boot failure and got the error and blue screen "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" on the next bootup. I have run scans and cleaned up some adware with malware bytes...What should I look for now? Thanks

Answer:Continuous reboot in XP but safe mode does fine

That would typically indicate a hardware issue. If there are multiple sticks of RAM present, try only one at a time. You may also want to try a different video card if possible, or test the current video card in another system.

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I wonder if someone in the forum can help me with an intermittent problem I'm experiencing with my Windows 7 / Linux Mint machine. This is been going on for approximately 4 to 6 weeks I can't relate it to the installation of any updates from Microsoft, or any new software installations, because there haven't been any new programs added. I have most of the MS Hotfixes but most of the ones pertaining to Win 10 I have removed or blocked with GRC "Never 10"


The problem starts with the monitor flickering momentarily, it then goes to a black screen with the message "no signal found." Initially I thought this was coming from the operating system but in fact that message is being generated by the ViewSonic monitor. Without doing anything else,letting the machine continue to run, I plug in a spare monitor into one of the two available graphic ports I get the same result, a black screen. If I reboot the machine of course I get a message saying that Windows wasn't shut down properly, which makes sense because I can't see the screen. Plugging in the spare monitor eliminates the monitor being the problem and the DVI cable since it's a different cable.

Inside the box, all seven of the cooling fans are clean and operating. I've taken out the Nvidia 8800 GTS graphics card, cleaned out the PCI slot that it occupies as well as the power input cable from the power supply. Initially I thought I had solved the problem but yesterday without warning, the monitor flic... Read more

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Hello, the puter is my
DELL laptop Latitude D600, W2K SP4,
Intel Pentium M 1,4 GHz

It used to be my work laptop, but I saved it from beeing discarded. I no longer have access to the company network, but the company domain has still stayed as the login domain.

My problem is that once or twice a day the computer freezes so that everything lags very much. Mouse becomes erradic and moves for a second then freezes for a second, moves and so on. You can move it carefully and it will respond after the freeze to the movements You made during the freeze time. Difficult and frustrating. Same with keyboard. It will be fine after a reboot but even getting the reboot is frustrating because either by mouse or by CTRL-ALT-DEL the restart is a pain to achieve because of poor response.

I dont know what is hogging the system resources. I cannot find anything in the task manager information and I have no know security issues or threats.

I use AVIRA and ZoneAlarm free versions and I have CCleaner 1.36.430 running /auto with startup


Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by meurmma on 2007-09-22 08:02:37
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as meurmma.exe) ---------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:03:16, on 22.9.2007
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Answer:No known infections, puter freezes for every other second daily, fine after reboot

BUMPing my post

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8131 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 920 GB (644 GB Free); D: 9 GB (1 GB Free); J: 931 GB (694 GB Free); K: 931 GB (828 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 2AF7
Antivirus: Norton Security, Enabled and Updated

My system:
HP Envy 700-215xt
64 Bit operating system
2 year old desktop tower
I run Norton Security and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Home (Premium) and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Premium for the last year

My issue:
About 3 week ago my computer started to run slow when webpages load(I typically leave my computer on 24/7) so I rebooted and it started to run just fine. Then about 24-36 hours later I noticed it running slow again when loading webpages. By running slow I mean, the mouse would freeze up as I would try to move it while the page was loading, once the page loads the mouse moves around freely. I do not notice the mouse freeze while loading large computer programs such as full version of Photoshop or Power Director. It only seams to happen when loading webpages. This holds true no matter if I use Chrome, Firefox or Edge. So it has consistently started running slow after being on for 24 to 48 hours. It seems to get worse the longer it is on, but always runs fine after a reboot. It also seems that the webpages load faster af... Read more

Answer:Computer is slow after on for a long time, fine after reboot

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Hello,

I recently purchased a new Alienware Laptop with Windows 10 installed. I'm having issues where on start-up, programs such as File Explorer, Internet Explorer etc. are taking 5-10 mins to load, whilst Apps such as Windows Edge load straight away. If I also try to open say my C Drive on File Explorer once it loads, I just get the Blue Loading Disc for another 5-10 mins until that loads.

But if I restart my laptop, everything then seems to run fine after that (but obviously I don't want to have to keep doing that as a permanent solution). I'll run a Virus Scan and make sure there's nothing bad on there but has anybody seen anything like this before and can offer some assistance?

Answer:Windows 10 Explorer Problems at Start Up But Fine on Reboot

I've seen that happen but it was some time ago, back in the days when computers started becoming faster processing but the HDDs were not keeping up in access speed, about when the 80486 was giving way to the Pentium-class processors. The initial bootup was faster than the HDD could deliver data but the reboot happened fast enough the HDD hadn't fully shut down, was still spinning. All that to say your situation may be a problem developing with the HDD.

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Hello,

I recently purchased a new Alienware Laptop with Windows 10 installed. I'm having issues where on start-up, programs such as File Explorer, Internet Explorer etc. are taking 5-10 mins to load, whilst Apps such as Windows Edge load straight away. If I also try to open say my C Drive on File Explorer once it loads, I just get the Blue Loading Disc for another 5-10 mins until that loads.

But if I restart my laptop, everything then seems to run fine after that (but obviously I don't want to have to keep doing that as a permanent solution). I'll run a Virus Scan and make sure there's nothing bad on there but has anybody seen anything like this before and can offer some assistance?

Answer:Windows 10 Explorer Problems at Start Up But Fine on Reboot

I've seen that happen but it was some time ago, back in the days when computers started becoming faster processing but the HDDs were not keeping up in access speed, about when the 80486 was giving way to the Pentium-class processors. The initial bootup was faster than the HDD could deliver data but the reboot happened fast enough the HDD hadn't fully shut down, was still spinning. All that to say your situation may be a problem developing with the HDD.

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Anytime I do a reboot the system hangs with a black screen right before the Windows XP splash screen. No blinking curser on the screen and no hard drive activity but all of the other lights on the computer are on. I can turn the computer off and back on and it boots up fine. It doesn't even hesitate at the point where it hangs during a reboot.

I recently had to visit the Am I infected? What do I do? forum to get rid of a google redirect problem but this was happening before that. It is just starting to irritate me because I went through the process of updating everything and I can't just do a reboot during the updates anymore.

I downloaded the hard drive diagnostics check from western digital and the drive checks out fine. I'm not familiar with any of the utilities mentioned in the pinned posts so I'm afraid to run them without help and specific directions.

Operating system is Windows XP Professional (64-bit) Service Pack 2.

Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jo Ann

Answer:Hangs on reboot but boots fine if turned off and back on

System manufacturer and model?

Black screen on boot (no cursor) - Microsoft Answers - http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/black-screen-on-boot-no-cursor/892d155a-aadb-4e54-8e59-edf98b0ed020

Louis

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Since I upgraded to Windows 10 Home from Windows 7, I've noticed that from a cold boot - e.g. PC has been turned off for several hours, the Ethernet network icon has the red X through it and I dont get any internet/network access.

It reports that the cable is unplugged. It definitely is plugged in, it goes straight into a Netgear Powerline homeplug.

If I then reboot, it connects straight away no problem at all.

I havent installed the motherboards LAN drivers, but thought it might be something else before I tried that?

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Hello! and thanks for taking your time to read this sos and for trying to reply.

I have a 3 ghz computer running on 120gb hdd etc. serial hdd. When I try starting up the computer, I get to windows xp screen, and then the computer restarts. I tried starting up with a os on a disk (one of those cd's that have their own os, and I got the same thing. Next I tried the process of eleminitation, took everything out and tried again. Nothing there. I tried restarting without the hdd, and everything works fine, Having that, I understood that my problem is with my hdd. However when I put it in my other computer as a slave, I was able to view all the files. I tried a chkdsk /r and it comes up clean. sooo in short, starting up with the hdd, computer reboots, as a slave, works just fine.

If you can think of any solution, and wouldn't mind to share with me, I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks again for taking your time and for trying to solve the problem with me.
 

Answer:hard drive restarts when trying to reboot But works just fine as a slave

Have you tried safe mode?
 

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I'm running Windows XP and am having issue with Outlook 2003.

I open Outlook when I boot up my computer and it works fine. I'm using it for Contacts and Calendar mainly, no to send emails. I minimize it to the taskbar and then go about my business opening new programs, etc.

After about 10 minutes, if I try to toggle back to Outlook and open it up, it gives me a blank white screen. Nothing I do will revive it. After I CTRL ALT DELETE to close Outlook and then try to reopen Outlook...it doesn't open. I have to actually restart the computer for it to work again.

Here's some background that might shed more light on a potential problem:

I'm 2-Way syncing Outlook with Google Calendar. I also have MobilMe and am syncing Outlook with MobileMe. I'm not sure if this could be causing a problem with Outlook.

I've even removed and re-installed the entire Microsoft Office 2003 Suite hoping that would fix the issue, but it hasn't.

One interesting thing is that when I re-installed Outlook, it automatically found my .pst file (which I don't store on the C drive...I moved it to my D drive). I usually have to remove the .pst file from where it normally resides by default and then Outlook will ask me where is the file and then I tell it. I'm curious how it remembered my .pst file was on my D drive if it was a clean install?

Thanks in advance if you can help me.

-RB
 

Answer:Outlook 2003 works fine then won't respond, have to reboot for it to work(Win XP)

Do you have Office 2003 SP3 and all the post office updates installed?
 

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Hey guys, I already searched but the search kept crashing. I found one closed thread on this subject using google search but it didn't contain any information on how to solve the problem. Anyway...

After the computer has been on for a while, the internet just stops working. The problem is the same in both firefox and ie. Browser will try to search for one split second and then stops and says done with a blank page. When I reboot the problem is fine. Instant messaging programs, if connected, will still function after the internet goes out.

The problem is NOT my wireless or network card, and i am still connected to the network and everything is fine. resetting the router doesn't help, nor does flipping off the wireless switch and flipping it back on.

nothing helps except restarting the computer. I really don't want to reformat over this. Any ideas? Thanks!

-Joshua

Answer:Internet stops working until reboot but connection is fine - searched

Btw, I have a toshiba satellite m115-s3094 with XP media center sp2. The restore disk will ONLY re-image the hard drive. It won't even let me reinstall the OS without reformatting. Uber uncool...

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Since I upgraded to Windows 10 Home from Windows 7, I've noticed that from a cold boot - e.g. PC has been turned off for several hours, the Ethernet network icon has the red X through it and I dont get any internet/network access.

It reports that the cable is unplugged. It definitely is plugged in, it goes straight into a Netgear Powerline homeplug.

If I then reboot, it connects straight away no problem at all.

I havent installed the motherboards LAN drivers, but thought it might be something else before I tried that?

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Sorry in advance for my poor level in english because im french ...

My p200-1de has a strange problem :

Every day when i start a new session, it work fine (booting until the desktop) and i start to work.
After 5-10 min, windows vista (ultimate) freeze and i need to stop/reboot many time to finally success and boot until the desktop.
Sometime i need to boot in safe mode without network and wait on desktop for 5 min

It seems like some part or piece of the notebook need to be hot to work fine (something twisted maybe)

I cleaned with dry air the fans windows without improvements. I bought new memories from toshiba in france and the problem is still there. The hard disks are ok (scanned and tested)

The warranty is ended last january so ...

Does someone have any idea?

thanks

Answer:Satellite P200 freezes after 5-10 min and need multiple reboot to work fine

Try installing the latest Windows Updates.
If not I'd suggest you do a CLEAN install. If your laptop came with a DVD disc labelled "Windows Anytime Upgrade", then use that and download the drivers from the Toshiba Website. If it asks you for a product key, there should be one underneath your laptop.

If not, then use the recovery discs that came with your laptop.

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I was getting a lot of BSOD so I used my recovery cd and started over. After all windows updates were installed after the computer has been off for a long time, on boot I get the windows\system32\config\system is misisng or corrupt and i can use my windows cd to do repair.... If I power off and power up again right away, same message. If I just let it sit there for a minute then turn it off and back on, boom works perfectly. Occasionally I will get ain IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL but rarely once windows shows the desktop.

SO I thought maybe this was a hard drive issue and I got a new hard drive and cloned the old one. Same thing with the new one... I assume this could be software so I just took the issue from one drive to the other.... But I'm wondering if this is some other kind of hardware issue, and where should I start?

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My system:Windows 10 ProHP Envy 700-215xtProcessor Intel Core i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHzRam 8 GB64 Bit operating system2 year old desktop towerI run Norton Security and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Home (Premium) and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Premium for the last year My issue:About 2 week ago my computer started to run slow when webpages load(I typically leave my computer on 24/7) so I rebooted and it started to run just fine.  Then about 24-36 hours later I noticed it running slow again when loading webpages.  By running slow I mean, the mouse would freeze up as I would try to move it while the page was loading, once the page loads the mouse moves around freely.  I do not notice the mouse freeze while loading large computer programs such as full version of Photoshop or Power Director.  It only seams to happen when loading webpages.  This holds true no matter if I use Chrome, Firefox or Edge.  So it has consistently started running slow after being on for 24 to 48 hours.  It seems to get worse the longer it is on, but always runs fine after a reboot.  It also seems that the webpages load faster after a reboot compare to before the reboot when my mouse freezes  What I have tried:Ran anti-virus scans with Norton, Malwarebytes and SuperAntispyware Free version and no viruses were foundUpdated mouse driversMove my wireless mouse dongle to another usb port and replaced batteries in mouseTask manager shows my memory running at 50% to 65%.&... Read more

Answer:Computer runs slow after on for a long time, fine after reboot (repeat)

Have you checked your connection speeds ? ?...i use speedtest.net.

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My system:Windows 10 ProHP Envy 700-215xtProcessor Intel Core i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHzRam 8 GB64 Bit operating system2 year old desktop towerI run Norton Security and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Home (Premium) and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Premium for the last year My issue:About 2 week ago my computer started to run slow when webpages load(I typically leave my computer on 24/7) so I rebooted and it started to run just fine.  Then about 24-36 hours later I noticed it running slow again when loading webpages.  By running slow I mean, the mouse would freeze up as I would try to move it while the page was loading, once the page loads the mouse moves around freely.  I do not notice the mouse freeze while loading large computer programs such as full version of Photoshop or Power Director.  It only seams to happen when loading webpages.  This holds true no matter if I use Chrome, Firefox or Edge.  So it has consistently started running slow after being on for 24 to 48 hours.  It seems to get worse the longer it is on, but always runs fine after a reboot.  It also seems that the webpages load faster after a reboot compare to before the reboot when my mouse freezes  What I have tried:Ran anti-virus scans with Norton, Malwarebytes and SuperAntispyware Free version and no viruses were foundUpdated mouse driversMove my wireless mouse dongle to another usb port and replaced batteries in mouseTask manager shows my memory running at 50% to 65%.&... Read more

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Hello friends... I am new member here and this is my first post. I am a newbie in pc stuff but I am in bad condition that's why I need your help in any kind. .. it will be well appreciated...
Here it goes
One day my 2tb wd caviar green got corrupted (maybe) and on boot it states that hard disk encountered problem still boots but only black screen.. I got that replaced not and got refurbished HDD but I can't install Windows in that I yelled at WD(now I feel sorry) they got me another HDD and I got same problem.... Now I put HDD in other pc and its working fine and I installed Windows 7 from there.. . Booting fine in that but when I put back in my new rig stuck in reboot loop... Cannot boot into the windows
I tried Windows repair option didn't worked...
I tried advanced options and cmd bootrec command
Rebuild bcd
didn't worked either.. I tried he'll lot of methods for hours after searching forums and websites... .. Still same.
I need urgent help.. . What could be the problem.? In my 6 year old pc hdd working fine I tried in new... m dead
My pc Configuration
Intel i7 4770k processor
2tb caviar green hdd
16gb ddr3 ram
Intel dh87mc motherboard
Gainward Nvidia gtx 660 gpu
Iball marathon 500w peak psu
I am posting this via mobile m missing my pc alot all my works pending
Thanks
Hope to get a fix soon from all experienced helpful members here

Answer:Windows 7 stuck in reboot loop and hard drive working fine in other pc

Help someone please

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I purchased my HP Compaq 8710p laptop from Purdue University in May of 2008. A little after that it was stolen from me. Thankfully I had it LoJack secured, and they were able to recover it in London. When I got my computer back, however, the Windows XP that it had come pre-installed with was replaced with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I never had an issue with it for two years until now.

It seems like my computer overheats more often then it should, especially if it is on my lap or the fan is covered at all. This may be normal but even more annoying than that is whenever it shuts down from an overheat or it goes in to sleep mode or I ever have to manually shut it down, it gets to the Windows loading screen where the colors come in from the sides, then freezes, flashes the BSOD and then reboots. When I try to run the Repair, it take about half an hour then says Repair couldn't fix the computer.

Anyone have any ideas?

Answer:On overheat/sleep/reboot BSOD flash and auto-reboot

The BSOD blames netw5v64.sys (Intel? Wireless WiFi Link Adapter Driver)
Update it
Intel? Driver Update Utility or http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...&lang=en&cc=us


Code:
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80026f4a20, fffff8000427c518, fffffa8001ad3310}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netw5v64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netw5v64.sys
Probably caused by : netw5v64.sys

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver is causing an inconsistent power state.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80026f4a20, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff8000427c518, Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa8001ad3310, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:
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DRVPOWERSTATE_SUBCODE: 3

IRP_ADDRESS: fffffa8001ad3310

DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa8003854050

DRIVER_OBJECT: fffffa800385fce0

IMAGE_NAME: netw5v64.sys

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 49cbab84

MODULE_NAME: netw5v64

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Hello I'm not sure that this is exactly a windows problem but i dont know what else it could be. I'm not exactly sure when it started but it's been a couple weeks at the least, when I start up my laptop it runs fine but it usually varies in the amount of time but after about an hour or so it slows way, way down to the point i can't open the Ctrl-Alt-Del menu, the computer freezes and unfreezes and i just have to restart and then it's fine again for a while, i have done full scans on malwarebytes, avast and ad aware none find anything, i have used CCleaner and Defraged my system, I've turned off all unnecessary start up programs and tried a SFC /SCANNOW in cmd, and nothing is working the problem still persists i have run out of ideas so any help would be great.
here are my system specs i also have a 298 GB hd of which i have 92 GB free

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name TERRYSPC
System Manufacturer Gateway
System Model P-7805u
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz, 2267 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies LTD 9C.23.00, 10/1/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
Time Zone Central Daylight Time
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Answer:Fine startup but slows down.

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Hello I'm not sure that this is exactly a windows problem but i dont know what else it could be. I'm not exactly sure when it started but it's been a couple weeks at the least, when I start up my laptop it runs fine but it usually varies in the amount of time but after about an hour or so it slows way, way down to the point i can't open the Ctrl-Alt-Del menu, the computer freezes and unfreezes and i just have to restart and then it's fine again for a while, i have done full scans on malwarebytes, avast and ad aware none find anything, i have used CCleaner and Defraged my system, I've turned off all unnecessary start up programs and tried a SFC /SCANNOW in cmd, and nothing is working the problem still persists i have run out of ideas so any help would be great.

here are my system specs i also have a 298 GB hd of which i have 92 GB free

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name TERRYSPC
System Manufacturer Gateway
System Model P-7805u
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz, 2267 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies LTD 9C.23.00, 10/1/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
Time Zone Central Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
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Answer:Fine startup but slows down?

Sounds like either heat or malware and I think you need to post in the malware forum first so we can rule that out as they have much better tools than you have used and they are schooled at doing this. Then come back here if they find nothing.

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Booted up an XP 64-bit machine and got the "windows\system32\config cannot be found," insert disk and press r to repair etc...

Rebooted and got the same message. Rebooted and went into the BIOS then left without changing any settings and rebooted and the computer started up fine. Any possible explanations for this behavior? I'm drawing a blank.

Thanks!

p.s. I doubt the issue is the hard drive, the OS install is on a mirroring RAID array, so unless both drives went bad it's an unlikely source.

Answer:*sometimes* cannot fine \config on startup

sorry to doublepost, just did a couple virus/spyware scans and nothing was found, so that doesn't bring me any closer to understanding what is going on.

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Hi there!

Well... after thinking I had my reboot problems fixed, today I had this issue... I was just browsing using Firefox, and suddently, the mouse lagged, just before the system rebooted unexpectedly. This happened before... but strangely, just happens when I'm using Firefox... and not all the time... it's more like random... I can be safe during months, and then, BAM this happens, and only using Firefox.

Looking at the event viewer, I get a WHEA-Logger Error 20, Component AMD Northbridge, Exception in machine check, Error in watchdog in Hyper Transport with procesor ID 0.

The other is a Bugchek 1001 error, which I guess, is just product of the reboot itself.

I attach my file, according to the instructions, to see what is wrong. I have the latest Chipset drivers from AMD, as well as teh WHQL 17.4.4 VGA drivers installed. My Laptop specs below. BIOS version 1.13 Insyde, all defaults, nothing changed

This just seems to happen with Firefox... Photoshop, Clip Studio and even using OBS Studio don't trigger this, and haven't done ever...

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance for your help, guys

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Hello everyone.

I built a new pc back in December, and it ran fine. Games were quick, startup before the log in screen was speedy, all good! Then suddenly it started being slow. The startup on the windows loading screen now takes about 2 minutes, and when i load call of duty 4, it takes ages, instead of the usual 10 seconds.

This happened a couple of months ago, but left it until now. It is really annoying and has wound me up enough to post about it.

I thought if i just cleaned up my pc it would get rid of the thing causing the problem. So yesterday i shredded many files, did a cleanup and maintenance, rebooted, and it was exactly the same!

What do you think the problem is? Take cod4 for example. When i used to play it, the load screen took about 10-15 seconds to get into the game, now it takes around a minute.

I appreciate all help given.

Thanks.

DaPs.
 

Answer:New pc, ran fine then suddenly slow startup.

Bump.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2600 @ 2.16GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2038 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95338 MB, Free - 60364 MB; G: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 853839 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0TD761, , .40NDV91.CN129616473810.
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

have been using Photoshop 7 for at least 3 years working perfect for my needs. Two weeks ago the program executes startup and instead of displaying its normal window, completely diappears without any trace, no error messages, nothing.... please HELP!
 

Answer:PS7 was working fine now after startup Disappears!!

Have you tried removing and reinstalling it ???

And Welcome to the TSG Forum
 

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Ok... previous problem fixed... I'm pretty sure I have malware... i will post a hijack this log in the appropriate place.

Thanks! IPJ

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ok, if anyone has seen my previous threads you might have seen me complaining about the speed of vista. now i have a powerful PC and i JUST reinstalled vista less than one month ago and AGAIN its loading so incredibly slow its painful and im about to cry. i have literally less than 20 programs installed on a 500 GB HDD and it boots up as slow as a win '98 20 mhz cpu computer. i swear, ive never been more confused in my life. i havent reinstalled or de-installed anything like at all, i upgraded to SP2 i tried to a system restore and of course, it failed. for the past week im literally finding myself going to eat dinner and then coming down to see that my startup programs are just finihsing after 30 minutes of initial boot. once they are all loaded the pc works like a charm and nothing goes wrong. if you say i have "too many startup programs" iwill laugh because i litteraly have 4 startup programs. yes ive tried no startup programs but it doesnt help WHATSOEVER. im just onwdering how windows can corrupt files like by itself. no its not a virus. i ve checked with over 4 diferent anti viruses. sigh... if anyone has a suggestion...please help.
i dont have enough money for win 7 but idk.....

Answer:25 minute startup...then everything loads fine...

Do you have any external hard drives or devices attached?

Any of those anti-virus apps set to run a full system scan at each start-up?

Where about is the delay occurring? Ie During the POST/BIOS or after the windows loading bar appears?

(P.S The HAF 932 is not a mini-tower case. It's full sized )

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System: R61i 8932-A54 running Windows XP. Bought in March, 2008 I cleaned the fan of all dust. It rotates freely. I ran the following diag. in PC Doctor - System Board, CPU, Fan, and some others I forget. All passed. I updated the Bios Voltage from the fan power supply says 5V, which is normal. Maybe the resistance is getting a little high so the computer thinks it is going out? Is there any way to disable the error message? Or do I not want to do that? Thanks a bunch for any replies.

Answer:I get a Fan Error at startup, but my fan works fine

Hi robertw,Welcome to the forum!According to following manual, it can be due to:-1. [Faulty] Fan2. [Lack of ] Thermal Grease3. [Bad] System boardhttp://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-64200.htmlTry applying some thermal grease thereafter replacing the fan if grease doesn't solve the problem.Hope it helps. 





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Hi all,

Firstly sorry about another 'slow startup thread'. Ive searched through several threads and tried what had been suggested to no avail.

Not sure how this happened but my boot up time has gone from less than a minute to over 3-4 minutes. From bios screen to welcome screen takes about 15-20 seconds, but from the welcome screen to when the pc becomes functional takes a few minutes. It takes longer than usual at welcome then once that disappears all i can see is the wallpaper. Then slowly the start menu appears followed by the desktop items. Once it boots, the pc functions perfectly fine.

Ive scanned nod32, adaware and spybot and no threats are detected. Cleaned the registry via ccleaner. Had a look at msconfig startup and everything looks fine. Ran defrag on Saturday. But what does happen is the windows security centre appears saying that I don't have a anti-virus or firewall installed when in fact i do.

Running XP, 1.5GB RAM, 3.2GHz Pentium 4.

Not sure how/why its happening.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

Answer:Slow startup but fine after wards

Problem fix. I read good reviews about Microsoft Security Essentials and decided to install it. It picked up a trojan and the pc boots perfect now. I have been a fan of nod32 for about five years and it failed to pick up that trojan. So far thumbs up for MSE.

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Hello,
I got this new laptop a few months ago (last November), and for the most part it's strong and fast. One day a few weeks ago, however, the computer started taking forever (10-15 minutes) to reboot. One of the websites I googled said that:

"Occasional slowness can be due to software errors. It may be noticed when running a particular task, but not at other times," but did not discuss how to fix this problem/even find what is causing the problem.

Note that this was a SUDDEN change; one day everything was fine, the next day every reboot took forever. This makes me think that their is some software issue, and not just a general buildup of startup programs causing this issue.

~5 minutes after windows is up and running the computer is running at its usual capacity, and everything works normally.

Any/all help is appreciated.

Answer:Extra slow startup, everything else seems fine.

Hi, welcome to the forums

You may want to try the following...

1, Download MalwareBytes and perform a Full system scan
2, Open up Command Prompt as administrator (Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools - Right-click)
3, Type scf /scannow to check for system file integrity errors.


   Note
Any file errors found will be fixed and replaced and a reboot will be required



OS

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Hi all,

Not sure how this happened but my boot up time has gone from less than a minute to over 3-4 minutes. From bios screen to welcome screen takes about 15-20 seconds, but from the welcome screen to when the pc becomes functional takes a few minutes. It takes longer than usual at welcome then once that disappears all i can see is the wallpaper. Then slowly the start menu appears followed by the desktop items. Once it boots, the pc functions perfectly fine.

Ive scanned nod32, adaware and spybot and no threats are detected. Cleaned the registry via ccleaner. Had a look at msconfig startup and everything looks fine. Ran defrag on Saturday. But what does happen is the windows security centre appears saying that I don't have a anti-virus or firewall installed when in fact i do.

Running XP, 1.5GB RAM, 3.2GHz Pentium 4.

Not sure how/why its happening.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

Problem fix. I read good reviews about Microsoft Security Essentials and decided to install it. It picked up a trojan and the pc boots perfect now. I have been a fan of nod32 for about five years and it failed to pick up that trojan. So far thumbs up for MSE.

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I've never seen anything like this. Whenever I try to startup my friends comp his monitor is fine while the harddrive is initially booting up and then as soon as it starts to go into windows it just kicks out and goes into standby mode. Now I was lucky enough to get the system running in Safe Mode yesterday but I haven't been able to get back to that screen and don't know how to stop windows from loading regularly so that I might get it to load in SafeMode again. Anyhow if someone could help me out that would be greatly appreciated...I've messed around a bit in the bios and have the monitors .inf file figuring that might be the problem. But it is a plug n play monitor so I dunno. Please help. Thanks
-Nil
 

Answer:Monitor is fine on startup (DOS) but dies in Win

What is most likely happening is windows is requesting a resolution or a refresh rate that the monitor does not support so the monitor instead of frying, shuts down. You need to change the resolution in safe mode to fix it. To get to safe mode, in win98 hold down the control key on bootup until you get the menu to choose safe mode, if win95 then repeatedly press the f8 key until you get the menu.
 

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Question: PC operates itself

The system is Win XP HE SP2
My PC is now starting up by itself. I must turn off the power or the PC will startup
Have checked the Event viewer, It states The bdfsfltr service was successfully sent a start control type messages
Also
Volume control ramps up to full (Had to Mute it)
Have Bitdefenders Total security 2008
Full scan results == Did not find a problem
They (BD support) tell me I have Hardware Problems & doubt if I have a Virus
Loaded these after the problem started
Loaded & scanned with Spy Bot , results ======Did not find a problem
Loaded & scanned with AVG , results ======Did not find a problem
Loaded & scanned with Malwarebytes , results ======Did not find a problem
Loaded & scanned with AVST , results ======Did not find a problem
Loaded & scanned with Prvxcsi , results ======Did not find a problem
Some of these Programs DID find things Which I deleted
Did not resolve the problem
I have Windows defender loaded. Have disabled some programs
Working with Hijackthis Have eliminated what I understand
STILL Have the same Problem ???? ( Maybe it is Hardware Problems,Don't Know)
I have cable ISP which I leave turn off at startup
Any ideas
Qtip2
 

Answer:PC operates itself

Hiya

Are you still having this problem? If so, lets have a look at a HijackThis log:

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
Regards

eddie
 

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Since getting my custom built PC, I have a BSOD that occurs after about 2 minutes of getting past the welcome screen and I only have this BSOD on a cold boot. If you could please help me and give me some advice on what i should do I would be extremely grateful!

I originally posted this BSOD on Seven forums: BSOD on first boot then okay! (NTOSKRNL.exe) - Windows 7 Forums
Thank You!

Answer:BSOD on a cold boot! After BSOD works fine!

You have about 15 dump files since 1/6/2013 and the causes for BSOD's with different processes. You might have a bad memory stick. Download Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool , burn, then boot up from CD to run the test

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when i boot into windows, my programs open and start showing up in my taskbar (it's okay 'cause I want them to). problem is, when i first set up my pc, all my programs (about 10 of them at startup) loaded up and windows was ready to go w/in 30 seconds after logging in. now it takes about 3-4 mins.I tried slimming down the unnecessary programs at startup through msconfig and i used ccleaner to clean up my registry a little but it still doesn't help. the only thing i can do is reinstall windows which is a major pain and takes me a good 2-3 hrs (b/c i have to re-install all of my programs and re-customize my desktop.i am running a custom built pc w/ 8gb 800ram, 2.8 amd quad, 512mb video, vista ultimate x64. the tower has 5 fans so i don't think its a heat issue. i really have no idea what it is and i can't find any answers on google or in forums. please help. txalso, don't know anything really about editing anything (from programs to registries) or writing programs. nothing really advanced unless absolutely necessary 'cause it'll take me a little while to understand it

Answer:windows slow at startup; fine afterward

You may want to have a look at my guide here:http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,62253.0.html

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Hello,

So I purchased a computer from Cyberpower about a month ago, and ever since I've been getting BSODs. At first, it was really bad, like I could barely turn it on without it crashing. Then I did some stuff that they recommended, like hard drive check, RAM checks, and reseating the video card. It seems like I'm only getting the BSOD a few times when I turn my computer on after it's been off for a while. For example, I turn it off before I go to bed, then I wake up in the morning to turn it on, and it crashes once or twice, usually when I'm starting up a game or something. I'm getting really sick and tired of this, so I finally came here to get some help. I've attached one of the many dump files in RAR format. Let me know if I need to do anything else. Thanks so much.

Answer:2 or 3 BSODs on startup, then it's fine. mostly error code 109.

Hi Zumbert

Use this tool to update your system specs

Then use this tool to upload all the files here to review.

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I have a laptop running Windows XP. The computer would boot up very quickly upon turning it on, and you would be able to get to the internet almost immediately. Now, the computer takes a few minutes upon booting up in order to access the internet. After booting up, everything seems fine. This problem just suddenly happened a few days ago.

I have run CCleaner, malwarebytes, and superantispyware (all with updates).

What could have caused this sudden problem and how can I fix it? Would it help if you saw a hijackthis log?

Thank you

Answer:Computer suddenly slow at startup, but everything else is fine.

hello

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I have a problem with my pc setup.

Mind you i tried everything i read on every forum available before posting this.


My problem started when I was playing Skyrim on a CRT Monitor. Why? because our 32inch LED TV is now being used for watching so I am stuck with a 17inch CRT Monitor from my previous rig. While playing, it just turn off for no apparent reason. When I tried to turn it on. It says no bootable device detected. Then says something like proceeding to bios settings. After that, everytime I power up my pc for the first time. It says the same thing again, "no bootable device detected system will enter the bios setup utility".

Here are the solutions I tried:

Reseat sata cable
Reseat connector from MOBO to PSU
Reseat connector from PSU to HDD
Tried testing HDD on HDTUNE but says still healthy
Pulled out CMOS battery and put it back
Switch ram to another slot
Switch sata cable to another slot on the motherboard
Change bios settings like Boot selection
Change bios settings to default
Updated the bios to latest version

And I've forget the others because this problem is bugging me for the last 6 months I think? I already bought a 18.5in Asus LCD Monitor but the problem still persists.

What seems to bother me is after the first boot-up it says no bootable device. What i had to do is push the power button to shut it down and push it again. And viola its now working. Just like that. The first bootup is the only problem. Someone please help ... Read more

Answer:No bootable device detected on first startup, second will be fine.

I had something like that happen just before my hard drive failed. I got half a dozen or so restarts (was able to back up my data) and then the drive went bad on the seventh restart.

How long has this been going on (how many starts have you done since the problem first appeared)?

I suggest you make a Repair disk - if you don't have one already. System Repair Disc - Create

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I have a Dell desktop with Windows XL Version 2002 Service Pack 2.
When I am in a Microsoft Works Spreadsheet and want to modify the contents of a cell, I have always hit the F2 key. Now when I do this the display goes to a Microsoft Word display for a new file rather than let me make modifications to the spreadsheet.

This has happened twice before and each time it returned to normal operation on its own.

Can anyone help?

Thank you!
 

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A few days ago, my computer was working fine, I had no problems.
But yesterday, I tried to boot up, and as usual, took me to the login screen. I log in and everything is horrible. the mouse is lagging and jerks around, the bar with the start button doesn't respond, and initially everything was just extremely slow. I tried to open my antivirus to run a scan to try to find a problem, but everytime I click on something the computer freezes and doesn't register that I tried to open a program. So I restarted the computer and tried to wait a bit to let it catch up before I try to do anything but after a few seconds it just bluescreens. I've tried going into the boot settings and using the last good configuratoin, but that didn't help. The only thing I can think of to do is completely reinstall Windows and I'd rather not do that. I guess it wouldn't be too horrible as everything that I can think of that I really care about keeping is also saved to cloud storage, but I would still rather not have to reinstall everything I have as well.

Has anyone else had similar problems and can I fix it without completely reinstalling Windows?

Answer:Computer was working fine 3 days ago now keeps crashed on startup

Welcome to the forums!

Did you boot into safe mode to run antivirus there? Are you seeing the bad behavior in safe mode also? Hopefully not.
Alternatively, boot to your repair disc (CD). You have one, right?
Finally, do you have access to another computer you can use? You could pull the drive on the 1st computer and repair the software on the second computer (accessing the drive as as an external device).

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Upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 Professional. When I restart the pc the pc boots up fine. However after a complete shutdown I loose display on the screen immediately after Windows Logo display. Then on pressing the power button once the pc shuts down. Then when I boot the pc from usb or cd and click on 'Startup repair' it says cannot repair startup. But if I select 'Exit and continue to Windows' it boots normally. This happened even when i tried to clean install. Any help will be appreciated.

Answer:Windows 10 Startup problem after shutdown but restart is fine

I have sorted this one. I swapped dvi connection to vga connection and windows now work perfectly. I however wonder why it works fine with Windows 7 but not 10.

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Hi, I recently purchased a computer.
Things have been running fine for about 5 days, but this morning when I turned it on, windowsXPpro started up VERY slowly (took a few mins, when it usually loaded up in 30 secs to a min). The computer company's splashscreen in the beginning (where it says "press delete to enter setup") also lasted a long time.
- I also cannot see my secondary hardrive (main is SATA, this is IDE)
- DVD drive not visible either (seperate IDE cable than secondary drive)

Between yesterday and today, I haven't installed anything or did anything special with it, so what could have went wrong?
 

Answer:Solved: Windows startup slow, IDE not recognized, but else is fine.

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Hi,I started dating new girl, and when I sat to her notebook, I found that it takes it 10 minutes to start up.I cleaned the computer with ccleaner, checked running processes, checked the computer with nod32 antivirus, defragmented it with JKdefrag I deleted several processes from the run keys in registers to make sure no redundant processes are running (but ).But none of that actually helped. Please help me, 10 minute startup is something terrible.If you know about any program that can load into memory among first programs loaded into memory right after switch on while it can records times when other startup programs started loading themselves into memory, that might actually help a lot.Thank anybody in advance!Petr------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------HijackThis Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 15:16:36, on 15.3.2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WIN... Read more

Answer:Superslow startup (10mins), aftwards running fine.

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.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 description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.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 explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any scri... Read more

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Starting two weeks ago, on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y500, about 1 in 10 times, the laptop's built-in LCD screen comes on normally when I power on or restart the laptop. The other 9 times, the screen remains completely black, no Lenovo logo, no Windows signon screen, no faint grey glow. I have no problems waking the computer from sleep; the screen comes on every time. Once the screen is on, it stays on and has no further problems until I shut down or restart. The computer is not connected to an external display or docking station. I did not make any changes to hardware or software before this problem started. I have the most recent version of Windows (8.1) and the most recent version of the NVIDIA display drivers (331.58). I've also tried older drivers (307.64) with no success. I have performed several troubleshooting steps: 1. I placed a sound file in my Windows startup folder. When I power on the computer, blindly enter my password when the screen is black, and wait a few seconds, I hear the sound, so Windows is starting up normally even when the screen is blank. 2. When the screen is black, about 1 out of 20 times, closing and opening the lid causes the screen to come on normally. 3. When the screen is black, about 19 out of 20 times, closing and opening the lid causes the screen to go from black to a faint grey glow, but nothing displays. Pressing FN-F2 repeatedly toggles the screen from black to grey and back to black. 4. If I connect an e... Read more

Answer:Y500 screen blank after startup, fine after sleep

Sounds like a display driver issue.Do you also have the same issue on Windows 8? Can you roll back to Windows 8 and see if the issue exists there?Do a clean install of Windows8 if you can.When did the problem first occur? Before or after the upgrade?

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A laptop computer was brought to me with the following problem:

When the computer boots up, explorer crashes

when you try to go under "my computer", or any other instance of explorer, it crashes

but, when you boot into safe mode, explorer runs fine and never crashes.


I've ran a virus scan, I've scanned for spyware/adware ... but still having the same problem.

I've also booted off the XP Pro CD & did a "recover" where it basically reinstalls windows xp, and that didn't fix the problem.

Is there something I'm missing? I could do a full system restore (reformat/reinstall os) but that's my last option. I don't want to lose everything

Thanks!
 

Answer:winxp pro: explorer.exe crashes on startup, and whenever used. safemode=fine ??

run hijackthis and remove everything embedded in the explorer.exe file and anything questionable for that matter. There is something starting within explorer.exe that should not belong (obviously). Ive seen many spyware objects do this, even ones taht spybot and adaware did not find.
 

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hey guys
so i finally decided to install win7 x86 - everything went well - put all the standard stuff on there etc - i rebooted many times because of installations and updates
on my last reboot it just got stock in the bios screen (verifying dmi pool data..success! etc)
so i rebooted, same thing, took the disc out, same thing - turned off boot devices same thing
tried to use window's useless repair tools (whatever happened to repair install?) which didn't help - so i decided to format and reinstall - then it says it was unable to do that (partition error or something)

the annoying this is...is that this EXACT..i mean EXACT same thing happened when i installed vista sp1 from scratch - this happened - and to fix it i had to leave my pc open overnight with the hard drive cables all unplugged..in the morning with my fingers crossed i tried the installation again - and it worked.

my d: always disappears (single hard disk sata 233gig (250)) - sometimes it'll vanish from my computer and stuff - but this can't be the problem because the d: is a single drive on its own - my c: is a25gig partition from my e: - so it's completely unrelated.

does it matter how i replug the sata cables (2 of them) into the mother board? - they're both being recognised anyway

this is really annoying though - mostly because there isn't really an explanation - and because this random stuff always happens to my pc! - is it my hard drive because that's the only thing that would half- make sense :-/

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Answer:installs fine, runs fine, reboots..not fine

Did you delete/recreate the partition? If you haven't then do this first and try re-installing Win 7. I wouldn't recommend removing the watermark as that can have unpredictable results.

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Lately my hard drive damaged and I had to get a new hard drive and it came with 32 Bit Windows Ultimate. When I got back my laptop, i had it running on outlet power all the time (approx 1 1/2 hours) when i decided to pull out the plug and take my laptop in my room. When i plugged out the cord the laptop cut off instantly and i tried turning it on when the plug is unplugged and there is no power to it as if it does not have a battery in it. I never experienced this problem when i was running windows XP. I need a solution for this really bad, please help me out. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Laptop Operates Like There Is No Battery In It

It may be the battery is bad. That happened to one of my notebooks. And it was not cost effective for my model to replace it. I don't suppose you know anyone with an identical notebook to test their battery?

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I obviously picked up something in a fake email, I assume because I was going through emails went it all went down the drain. So my computer is infected but with what I don't know and have even less of a clue as to how to resolve it.

The Computer was working fine yesterday Morning, then I opened up an email from Classmates that said there was activity on my account. I went to the Classmates site and the computer just froze. I tried rebooting several times and as far as it would get was Desktop. Once on the destop nothing else would work, not the keyboard, not the mouse, nothing. So I logged back in on safemode and as administrator; not a regular user as before. Here I could do more, I could open everything and was able to work the keyboard and mouse but the CD & DVD drives would not recognize when I inserted disks and it definitely would not write to them. (I was trying to rescue pics and other files). I tried to restore the computer to Last Friday morning but I could only go as far as choosing a restore point, I would then hit next and NOTHING. I tried going in on "Safemode with Command Prompts" and do it that way with no results!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!...:

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It's probably been about a year since i last formatted and i've installed a good amount of programs and games... but everything still ran pretty quick... now as weeks go on it seems as though opening up IE and doing other tasks just take longer...why is this? And why does everything operate a lot faster after i format?
 

Answer:How come over time everything operates slow?

When was the last time you defragged your hard drive?
 

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I have searched through a lot of threads and couldn't find any with this specific problem. Yesterday when I got up I turned on my computer. I have a Compaq Desktop with an Intel Celeron D processor and Vista Home Basic with 2 gigs of Ram and a LCD monitor. When I turned on the monitor the screen started flashing white, so I immediately shut the computer off. When I turned it back on the screen was still white but it had the warning saying that I may have had recently installed hardware and it failed. So it optioned me to go into repair mode, which I did. Repair mode gave me the option of using System Restore and I used that. The computer rebooted fine. When the PC was done with system restore I got a error message from Norton Anti-Virus error number 3035,2. My anti virus was turned off and I was prompted to do some hot fix. Which wouldn't download when I tried it so later in the day I found the Norton webpage and downloaded the Hotfix and it has worked fine. Norton Antivirus also had to be turned back on and updated and it all worked fine. I ran diagnostics, defragmented and anti-virus checks everything and it all says everything is working fine.

Now I am oddball in the fact that I turn off my computer when I am not using it. So I turned off the computer and few hours later I turned it on again and there was no white screen. So I had to go out for most of the day and when I got back I turned it on and had the white screen again. So I turned it off and then back on ... Read more

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I'm not a Windows whiz by any means, but I'm usually able to solve the problems I run into on my machines. This one's got me stumped:

I leave my Sony Vaio VGN-FW290J, running Windows 7 SP1, running one night while I go out for some errands. On my return, the thing has crashed pretty bad (I-can't-even-move-the-mouse bad). Whatever. I do a hard restart of the computer, decline safe mode, and the thing starts up just fine. Well, it was pretty slow, actually. Windows freezes up on me within two minutes (it's still loading up startup programs during that time). I entered into a cycle of startup, hard restart, startup, hard restart, ... until I was convinced of the permanence of the issue.

I became unhappy then, since I knew something was wrong, and this computer hadn't had a real problem in about 4 years of usage.

My first thought was to do a virus scan, so I booted into safe mode and started Avast to get cracking. Two "threats" were found in a full scan: both were very old files. I removed them and I still had the same problem.

I then deactivated every single startup program except the ones I thought were absolutely necessary. No beans. I currently have these set to autostart:
Alps pointing-device driver (Tracker Pad)
HD Audio Control panel (Audio Card)
Realtek Voice Manager (Audio Card)
Microsoft Windows Operating System
ISB Utility (Battery Utility)
Catalyst Control Center (Video Card)
I'm not really sure what to do. I haven't been able to localize the crashing to... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 freezes up soon after startup - works fine in safe mode

If it works fine in Safe Mode and its not related to hardware, I would assume that you have an application that loading at startup that is causing you some problems. So why dont you use msconfig to scale back all the startups and then add them back to see which is causeing the problem

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Outlook 2000 SP3 (Internet Mail Only) on Win2k (SP4 all latest patches) starts fine, then as soon as it says "Connecting to server" in bottom RHS it hangs for 2 minutes (exactly 2 mins each time AFAIK).
It only does this the 1st time after running the app. Subsequent clicks of "send and receive" work fine. But if I close and restart the app it will hang again for 2 mins on startup.
(By "hang" I mean if I try and open an existing mail or anything I just get the hourglass until the 2 minutes is up; note it is just the app that is hanging, the pc works fine).
After the hang it performs the send and receive just fine.
Internet explorer (6) does something similar, but only on certain pages (the CGI pages I access to administer my firewall for example).
Even opening the Windows Address Book hangs for 2mins!
Netmeeting hangs for 2mins whenever I try and alter the tools->options settings, but otherwise runs fine.
Non-microsoft apps seem fine: Opera, SSH, Nod32 various others all work just fine.
MS DevStudio also works fine.
I've tried the IE repair tool, the Office2k repair tool, and the win2k sfc /scannow thinguma, none of which helped.
I can't imagine I've got a virus or spyware or anything as I'm v careful about stuff like that.
It isn't lack of memory/ drive space/ temp files/ etc.
Thanks in advance anyone who can shed light on this, it is driving me spare:/
 

Answer:Outlook 2000 (and sometimes IE) hangs for two minutes on startup then works fine

Hmm.
Well I read loads of stuff about pstores etc and found I'd disabled (switched to "manual" from "auto") the "Protected Storage" service months ago on the advice of various websites that said it was unnecessary. Thing is, everything ran fine for ages, and I only saw the 2 minute hang for the last couple of weeks:/
Well I enabled it this morning and everything started working fine.
I then disabled it again just to see what'd happen and everything is still working fine.
So I don't know if briefly enabling Protected Storage fixed the problem, or if it was a delayed response to all the patches/ autorepairs I was applying yesterday (I may not have rebooted after running the O2k autorepair, can't remember anymore, think I did reboot once).
I am more and more certain that the problem is related to Protected Storage, since now I think about it Outlook and IE were both hanging only when about to prompt for/ retrieve passwords (but only for the 1st attempt per app-run). I've no idea why changing netmeeting tools->options would produce the same symptom, but it did, but anyway that has gone away too so I am a happy bunny..
*Sigh*
 

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OK, ill try and make this short and sweet. A week ago my computer's power supply went out. I got a new power supply and now having issues. When I startup my computer regularly, it gets to my desktop and within 30 seconds or so of completely booting up (random, sometimes not even that far) I get the blue screen error and it reboots. This cycle will go on forever.
 
I am however, able to F8 and go into system restore, etc and the computer will stay powered on there forever. In fact, I am writing this post while in Safe Mode with networking.  But I am unable to actually run system restore. It will end up giving me an error no matter which system restore point I try and run.
 
anyone have any ideas? Really need to get this back up and running ASAP as I use it for work 

Answer:Blue Screen Death on startup, but fine in Safe Mode

Do a Clean Boot and see if this is related to a Service or Startup item.
 
***This is a diagnotic tool for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.  This will not repair your computer, but it may point to where the problem lies so that a repair can be made.***
 
Warning:  Disabling items in Services or Startup may leave your anitivius disabled until the process is ended.  For this reason I would suggest that you perform this process off line.
 
Step 1
 
(1)  Click on the Start orb, then type msconfig.exe in the Search programs and files box.  
 
(2)  When msconfig is seen in the pane above the search box and under Programs, right click on it, then click on Run as administrator.
 

 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, you should enter the password or provide confirmation. 
 
Step 2
 
(1)  Click on the General tab.   
 
(2)  Click the Selective startup option. 
 
(3)  Remove the check mark in the Load startup items  check box. 
 

 
Step 3
 
(1)  Click on the Services tab. 
 
(2)  Place a check mark in the Hide all Microsoft services check box, this will remove the Microsoft Services from the list but will still be running. 
 
(3)  Click Disable all, this will remove all of the check marks in the Services list, then click on Apply, then OK.  Click on Restart in... Read more

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Hey,

Windows XP on a Gateway. SP3. Recently the computer has completely frozen upon startup; I turn it on, it gets to the desktop, and BOOM- I get the hourglass, the hard drive light stays steadily on, and I can't click on or do anything. Sometimes I can see the regular cursor, but it turns into the hourglass when I scroll over the start button or anything down there on the taskbar. Sometimes everything loads up OK and then it freezes a minute or two later; sometimes it won't even load up everything before freezing (for example, I ahve Google Talk set to start with the start up and sometimes it can't even do that).

I am able to use the computer in safe mode and even connect to the internet in safe mode... but still, this is lame, lol.

any ideas?

Answer:Complete freeze upon startup; works fine in Safe Mode

it would indicate something in the startup folder

what are you running
video card
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
wattage

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

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OK, ill try and make this short and sweet. A week ago my computer's power supply went out. I got a new power supply and now having issues. When I startup my computer regularly, it gets to my desktop and within 30 seconds or so of completely booting up (random, sometimes not even that far) I get the blue screen error and it reboots. This cycle will go on forever.
 
I am however, able to F8 and go into system restore, etc and the computer will stay powered on there forever. In fact, I am writing this post while in Safe Mode with networking. 
 
I have run hijack this and attached is my results. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you

Answer:Blue Screen Death on startup, but fine in Safe Mode

Greetings and to BleepingComputer,
My name is xXToffeeXx, but feel free to call me Toffee if it is easier for you. I will be helping you with your malware problems.
 
A few points to cover before we start:
Do not run any tools without being instructed to as this makes my job much harder in trying to figure out what you have done.
Make sure to read my instructions fully before attempting a step.
If you have problems or questions with any of the steps, feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer any questions you have.
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Important information in my posts will often be in bold, make sure to take note of these.
I will attempt to reply as soon as possible, and normally within 24 hours of your reply. If this is not possible or I have a delay then I will let you know.
I will bump a topic after 3 days of no activity, and then will give you another 2 days to reply before a topic is closed. If you need more time than this please let me know.
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Hi 00bolt,
 
Run this program from safe mode:
 
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.
 Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your syste... Read more

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