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Question: Restart in game

It seems my laptop is overheating when I start up a game. It only lasts a few minutes, and then restarts. I have a cooling fan on the bottom and have it pretty well ventilated. I had this problem before, only the comp lasted longer. I fixed it by blowing out all the dust through the vents. I'm thinking mabye the dust buildup is pretty bad in there and I may have to open it up to completely blow it out. Any suggestions? Maybe a software problem? I have the box unchecked under system failure/automatically restart. Please help.

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Answer: Restart in game

you should open and vacuum everything. I had a similar problem, but got it solve when i removed all the dust accumulated between the sink and the cooler
Be sure to adjust the sink correctly to the mother because if not temperature will get higher

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Right now everytime i go to start up Americas Army my computer just restarts... i have no clue what the problem is but i'm installing farcry to see if this happens with more games. Right now i have no clue what to take a look at and see what the problem is.

I'm running a 6800gt with the latest drivers.
 

Answer:Game causes computer to restart

is ur processor or memory over clocked at all? if yes that might be ur problem
 

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So about a few months back, i get this computer that im currently using and play this game called Lunia for about 1 month [ive been playing it for a while on my old computer and ive had no problems with Lunia] and one night my computer just randomly restarts. Before it was restarting maybe every few hours...and now its restarting right when i load the game.

When i take off the auto restart upon failure button in system properties, it doesnt make it stop at the bsod as it did before...it just skips it and STILL auto restarts.

At first it went to the bsod when i first took it off the auto restart button but not it just totally skips it.

It gives errors on about 3 other games, works semi-ok for World of Warcraft [causes errors here and there], and for Lunia, it just restarts my comp.

And ever since this started happening, my computer turns on but doesnt appear on the monitor. It happens when i turn my computer on after a few hours of it being off, like after i wake up.

And yes i am a computer noob so please state on how i can find and write my computer specs.
 

Answer:Another Game - Computer Restart

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Alright I have a Nvidia Geforce DDR and a Sound Blaster Live Platinum 5.1. Every time I try to play a game it will play the intro but as soon as the game is ready to start the computer restarts. I reinstalled my drivers for soundcard and video card but it didn't help..... PLEASE HELP.... in desparate need of playing games.....

Bobmanjinga
 

Answer:Computer game restart

What games, what driver version, Machine specs

Also take a look at this faq, very good for gforce owners

http://www.tweak3d.net/faq/
 

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Windows 7 ulimate AMD PHENOM(TM) IIX6 1055T 3 GHz ProcessorASUS M4A88T-MLE Motherboard2GB DDR 3 RamSONT Black DVD+/-RW DriveMy CPU temperature will run like this before I play my games.55 degrees C/ 131 degree FahrenheitMB temperature39 degree C/ 102 degree FahrenheitCPU Fan Speed3054RPMGRPAHIC CARD GT240

Answer:new pc during play game restart

download core temp, and check the temps while playing, 55c @ idle seems to be about 20c too high, download cpu-z to check your video card temps too.you may need extra cooling and/or repaste and reset your cpu block.make sure you have adequate ventilation,also check your bios it may be set to switch of in the bios if your cpu gets too hot, but if its a new machine, just take it back its still under warranty.i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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I purchased an ASUS EN8800GT, (along with a new mobo and RAM) and installed it in my computer. Everythings been fine until I try to run a game, in which I get a blue screen saying my computer has been shut down to prevent damage, then it gets rebooted. I get an error message:

page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

I have downloaded and installed the video drivers, as well as installed the ones that came with the motherboard.

My system is:
Intel Pentium 4 3Ghz
Windows XP Home
Kingston DDR2 1GB
Asus EN8800GT
Gigabyte P31-DS3L
400W PSU

Is this a driver issue? Overheating? PSU? Has anyone encountered this problem before and got it fixed?
 

Answer:EN8800GT Game Restart

You may need to upgrade your power supply
 

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Hi there!

I have a tech question for you to solve! Basically when playing GTA 4 my PC always reboots after 15-20minutes of gameplay. I think this is either not enough power or overheating.

PC specs:
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T 4.02Ghz (Followed your over clocking guide thanks )
8.00GB DDR3 RAM
ASUS IV Formula
GTX 470
Artic Cooling 700W psu

Now my case is a Xigmatek asgard http://images.tekheads.co.uk/product...back_3-TEK.jpg

Cooling Wise:
Corsair H70 > Pushing out hot air (CPU Temps Fine)
2 Front fans > Sucking in
2 Side fans > Sucking in

Is this over heating or lack of power?
Can you help me??

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Answer:Windows 7 Restart in mid-game

It's more than likely your overclocking is to high and unstable or video card (which you don't mention)

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Hi, i'm having a problems while gaming. the windows will automatically restart by itself while i'm playing game (ragnarok online) Everything it run well while i'm starting the game. but after 5 - 10 mins, it will auto restart by itself without any warning. My PC only will auto restart while i'm playing game(Ragnarok Online) I'm sure that my pc meet the system requirements for playing the game. Last time i play the game, it run well with no problems at all, but after i reformat my pc and install back, the problems occur. I had been search for the forum about this problems. from the other thread, this problems might because of some problems.

1. PC Heat problems.
I don't think i'm having this problems since i open up my pc casing and installed extra fans on it, the processer heat was around 40 - 42 C.

2. Power Supply.
I had installed a new power supply for my pc, but this still not solve the problems yet. So, the problems not because of the power supply.

3. Driver.
I had installed the lastest driver from nVidia.com for my graphic card, but the problems still occur, and i had disable the sound while playing the game.

4. Windows setting.
I know that windows xp having an option to auto restart pc while problems occur. But i'm using windows 98 right now. And i don't think windows 98 having the same setting as windows xp to auto restart while errors occur.

5. Virus/Bug.
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Answer:Pc restart while playing game !

Have you cleaned out your internet cache? (Temp and Temporary Internet Files folders)
 

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I can play world of warcraft sometimes for up to three four hours with no problems, then out of nowhere game freezes, and my computer restarts, i have a fan blowing into the side of my computer, maybe my apartment is too hot but, what do you figure? I do keep it warm enought that i can lounge around in basically nuthing but, any suggestions? I just built this computer been having this problem since the begging but, it seemed to go away with the fan. Well it did anyways, if i bought a liquid cool system might thats osolve the issue?
 

Answer:Play game equals restart

You do not mention what cooler you have on the CPU.
One of the best is here from Zalman: http://www.zalmanusa.com/usa/product/view.asp?idx=145&code=005009

but have a look at others as well
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_CPU_Coolers_1.html

Did you apply proper thermal paste when mounting the CPU?
Stock coolers for an AMD64 only use thermal pads, and are adequate (only)
However, if you use anything else (if you have bought a boxed CPU) you void your warranty, according to AMD.
 

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hola, first time posting on this forum. anyway, i recenty got dsl from sbc, and i DLed their firewall and anti-virus progs since they were free. they are zone alarm and e-trust anti-virus. now after i installed the anti-virus my backround would reset after i restarted my computer or played a game in full screen. now i tried shutting the anti-virus down then seeing what would happen and it keeps doing it. and thats not all, i bought a usb wireless network adapter and after i restart the drivers for the usb adapter would have to be re-installed and to even get the drivers installed right i would have to un-plug then plug it back in to recognize it as a wireless network adapter. pleaze someone help, i know these arent major issues but i built this computer myself and its my baby like a car lovers car. ty for ur time.
 

Answer:backround resets after game and restart

what do you mean by background resets? as in the resolution changes? the wall paper changes? or does the screen look bright and washed out when you quit a game?
 

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my computer get restart while playing game ,it hangs first then blue bar comes and restarts,i was playing igi 1 !! computer specs dg41wv,2gb,duol core,500gb

Answer:my computer gets restart while playing game

then blue bar comes and restartsDo you mean blue screen? Is it something like THIS?Google is your friendwww.google.com-----------------------Keyboard not present,press F1 to continue...

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Ok this annoying lag is bothering me for 2 years now and I'm so full of it!
When I open a game(no matter which one)sometimes it will have low fps(5-10).When it does,I restart the computer and the fps comes back to normal!But sometimes 1 restart wont solve it,It may need 2,3 or even 4 sometimes!
Ok this is so annoying and I havent been able to find a solution for the past 2 years!
sorry for my english I hope you understood my problem

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Hello.

Two months ago I added x2 1gb Geil ram to my x2 512mb Crucial ram. The pc ran fine for a month but then it started randomly restarting every 8 hours or so when playing a game. A couple days later my pc was getting the BSoD even if I opened Internet Explorer and looked at a couple pages with HTML (alienware site).

I turned off auto restart and I started getting the BSoD "STOP:0x0000008E". I took out the x2 Geil sticks and still got the error.
I tried playing with one stick at a time and I got the BSoD with each one. I ran memtest on each one for 10 hours each and one Geil stick was faulty.

I searched Asus and it seems that 1gb geil isn't compatible with my mobo. I decided to get x4 sticks of 1gb Crucial ram, because it is the same brand that came with my PC. I now started getting "STOP:0x00000050" nv4_disp.dll PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA. I decided to reformat the hard drive and reinstall windows, same problom after I got everything installed and tried the game.

It seems that the more ram I have in the more frequently the BSoD pops up. I tested each stick alone in slot one for 10 hours in memtest, all passed. I ran a Prime95 Torture test on each one alone for 10 hours, no errors.

I am getting many different BSoD's now. It seems random which ones I get. PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, PFM_LIST_CORRUPT, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. STOP:0x0000008E, STOP:0x00000050, STOP:0x000000D1 mouclass.sys.

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Answer:Random restart/bsod, especially when in a game.

Give your motherboard a visual inspection to check for signs of overheating. Look at the capacitors (upright cylinders) for signs of bulging or discolouration, especially near the CPU.
Look for pits on voltage regulators (small flat usually black blocks flat against the motherboard).
Dirt that has been blown into the memory slots.
If you find any sign of the first 2, your board should be replaced. Sorry.
 

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i dont know whats going on with my comp but for some reason when i turn on joint operations two things happen:
1- a little window pops up sayin sysdump.saved or sumthin like that
2- it restarts when i turn the game on or when im playin it it plays for a few seconds then the comp restarts
someone help me plz!!!!??????i went to this link and i tried some of these things but i was wondering if anyone had any other suggestions ???
 

Answer:why does my computer restart when i turn my pc game on?

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After bringin the pc to the store , Since is fixed , A a week ago now this popp up and restart my computer itself ...What is happening to the computer ?? I guess i have to bring the pc back and tell them :S Is this thing saying overheat ?

Answer:Game + Computer Restart Everytime

Hello Intacku If you had it in for repair and now it's acting up take it back. Also If you think the Temp means it's overheating it doesn't. It's a folder in that directory.

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so, whah the problem why my laptop ramdomly retart while i am playing game. i have search solution of this problem but i never found the actual solution and  what caused it? 

Answer:laptop restart while i playing game

>>> . i have search solution of this problem but i never found the actual solution and  what caused it?Hi, I don't know what is your machine but I believe your machine is not for games and the actual solution is BUY a games machine. Can you feel the heats ? Regards.  

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can someone help me? i cant even play my fav games

Answer:PC restart after playing any game :( especially civ 5, the sims 3,

Code:
Host Name: CICIT
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
OS Version: 6.1.7600 N/A Build 7600
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: Asus
Run Windows Update - install ALL updates. Keep doing this until Windows is fully updated.

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Hi all. Just a bit puzzled and getting quite peed of. Playing Silent Hunter III. Everything is fine until i get close to the action and watch my torpedoes blow up an enemy ship. Then i get a blue screen with alot of writing, then in a split second my machine restarts. I play on a laptop. My spec is as follows.AMD Athlon 64 30001 GB Ram80 GB HDDRadeon 128mb 9700XP Home with SP2Direct x 9.0cIt seems that the closer i get to what is going on then it crashes. Canmy system not handle so much action ?Any comments apreciated.Craig.

Answer:In game, then blue screen restart.

Right-click on My Computer, click Properties, click the Advanced tab. Under Startup & Recovery click Settings. Under System Failure untick the box in front of Automatically restart.The next time it crashes you will be able to read the error message. Please post it here, preferably in full including the error codes, not just the words.

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im having a problem playing my old dirt track sprint cars game. now when i play it, eventually it will freeze on me and i have to restart my pc. it isnt the rom im assuming because it does it in different spots each time im playing. anyone know what the deal is.
 

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Hi.
I have a problem. Everytime I try to load a PC game (ex. Need For Speed Underground), my computer restarts, without any warning! What can it be? My girlfriends PC just started to do the same when she tries to start The Sims2.
We think it might be ZoneAlarm because we just updated it, and the problem first came thursday evening, after the update!
We sit in a LAN with connection to the internet. We both have ZoneAlarm and Anti-virus.

My comp is:
1Ghz Athlon
384ram
2 HD, one 80 and one about 50GB.
As far as I remember my PSU is 350W

Hobe u guys can help me...
 

Answer:Windows restart when loading PC game!

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

If you right click my computer select properties then the advanced tab click on startup and recovery settings and uncheck the box that says automatically restart also set the memory dumping option to none.

Then the next time your computer crashes you will be able to see what is causing the problem.

Write down the error code and any driver etc that is identified and then post the results here.

Regards Howard :grinthumb

Ps please will you fill in your system specs in my.TS.forum at the top of this page(click on edit profile). This will help us to help you quicker.
 

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Dear Friend's,I have a problem on my Computer.I don't know what is the solution Please help me. Whenever i'm going to play any Game on my pc after 5 minutes or 15 to 20 minutes my Computer restart.

Answer:Playing Any Game on Computer Restart need help

What game(s) are you playing?

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Whenever I play sims2, just cause, NFS most wanted, or any other game, after about 10 minutes the computer will stop responding and about 30 seconds later will restart itself.My computer is self built, and has the following specsCore 2 duo E6600 2.4GHz1GB ddr2 memorysapphire ati radeon X1650pro 256MBI would be very grateful if anybody could help pleaseThank you

Answer:Sudden restart when playing any game

I had this sort of problem when i installed a new 256 graphics card my be you power supply possibly i had a 230 watt which wasn`t enoghthad to replace with a 400w then all was ok worth a look

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I have been experiencing random system restarts while playing the game Warcraft 3. It has never happened while I was not playing the game. I have completely uninstalled the game and all folders having to do with it and then reinstalled but I have the same problem. I've ran SpyBot and Adaware to no avail. It is extremely annoying.
-Windows XP Pro.
-Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz
-2G Corsair RAM
-7950GT vid. card

I don't know what else you need to know, so here is my DXDIAG log. (Just to head it off, no I am not using Daemon Tools to play the game. I own the legitimate CD and have played the game for three years before I started having this problem.)

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System Information
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Time of this report: 5/31/2007, 21:54:26
Machine name: BRANDON
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC
System Model: P5W DH Deluxe
BIOS: BIOS Date: 08/28/06 21:35:13 Ver: 08.00.12
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Page File: 254MB used, 3688MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Answer:Random system restart during ONE GAME

Hi Label23, welcome to TSF...

does anything show in the Event Log relating to the times of the shutdowns?

Also, after it shutdowns the next time, check the CPU and MoBo temps in BIOS as it may be a sign of overheating.

Another thing to check is your PSU voltages..you can use a program such as SpeedFan or SensorsViewPro to gather that data.

Post back any further details please.

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Okay i'm back with another problem after resolving my old hard drive problem less than a month ago. As of last night when ever I jump on to my game PoE(path of exile), the game will run for some random amount of time usually like 10-15minutes until it just crashes with no pop up error and then my computer just restarts with out displaying a BSoD.

I'm guessing I have some sort of virus in my computer because this is the 2nd issue within a month. I'm running on a 3week old hard drive and will be receiving another one from my warranty claim on Tuesday. I will be with out a harddrive for about 1-2 days so i'm going to try to resolve this before that happens but I have no idea where to start so If you guys could help me get started trouble shooting that would be terrific!

Thanks!

Answer:Game Crash Then PC Restart With No BSoD

The game gives no error but is there anything in the eventlog of windows.

What information appears in event logs (Event Viewer)?

Turn off auto restart on error, hopefully if it happens again you'll see the BSOD and be able to write down any information
How To Disable the Automatic Restart on System Failure in Windows 7

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Hi all,

My computer's been acting really funny lately, and I was hoping someone might be able to help me out since I have no idea what's going on.

Recently, whenever I play a game, any game, after a bit the screen will go black and the computer restarts on its own for no apparent reason.

The computer I use is an AMD Athlon 1.5ghz, 512 MB RAM, and Radeon 9600 pro. I have the latest drivers installed. I've also ran a virus check using avast, used adaware to scan for spyware and adware, and defragmented my harddrive.

It started acting funny only recently. I know there might be a conflict somewhere but I can't figure out what the heck is causing it to do that. Here is my hijackthis log to give you an idea of what's running:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 9:37:49 PM, on 8/20/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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Answer:Black screen and restart during game

Usually these problems are cured by updating to the latest drivers for chipset\graphics inc; DirectX, also there are very few games get released without needing a patch almost immediately to fix that kind of problem and I have to say its normally ATI drivers are worst for it (no I'm not a Nvidia devotee I run systems with each in, just pointing out a fact) the VPU recovery thingy I find causes more problems than it cures, but they promise the driver that's out in a couple of weeks will cure all problems forever, well it is 60Mb in size and requires .NET to be installed to run, just another 28Mb, hope the majority of ATI owners are on broadband!

The latest Catalyst was released 2 days ago, try it if you hav'n't already.

Are there some games more prone than others, trying to find out if OpenGL is the problem or D3D, ATI have a poor record with GL for some reason.

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im having a problem playing my old dirt track sprint cars game. now when i play it, eventually it will freeze on me and i have to restart my pc. it isnt the rom im assuming because it does it in different spots each time im playing. anyone know what the deal is.
 

Answer:pc will lock up during game & forced to restart

System Specs please
btw thats a older game it may not run well on Xp
 

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Well after a few days pondering what the **** could be wrong with my rig, I've boiled it down to what I'm about to detail.

Initially when I first bought my LG 4167B DVD/RW BLACK optical drive it worked a treat, until recently where I've found that when using that particular drive my computer would just restart within a game, even Heroes of Might and Magic one! My new LG drive was the replacement of my BenQ cd-rom drive and I set it up just fine. I also have a Samsung cd/rw optical drive which works just fine when I use it in games. Now I am getting no system errors of any sort, I don't have the computer set to automatically restart so I thought to myself, faulty drive, hmmm I don't think so, otherwise it should've have started off faulty I assumed, so I boiled it down to this one thing, PSU problems, not a sufficient enough PSU, even though I THINK it's supposed to be a 500W Ritmo, which I have found to be a non-recommended PSU AT ALL, 'shifty' PSU so to say. ALso, when I shoved in my SWKotOR cd and the game started up, when I got to the menu the screen just went all fuzzy and weird and if I left it that way for a couple of seconds the computer would restart and if i quickly exited the computer screen stayed all fuzzy and weird, forcing me to restart or continue to lookat this weird and fuzzy screen.

Now I'm assuming this, the cdrw drive doesn't use as much power/ampage as the DVD drive, so when I use the DVD Drive in conjunction with my graphics card (which happens to... Read more

Answer:In game restarts/fuzzy screen restart

Well if you do get a new PSU, order one from newegg.com (or your favorite site) and install it yourself. Installing a PSU is very easy. All you have to do is unplug all the old wires, unscrew 4 screws from the back of the case, rip out old PSU, and then do everything in reverse.

Now, I don't think a bad PSU would give you a "fuzzy screen". So, I'm going to say that would be a video card problem. Whether the video card is actually bad or not, I can't really say...but it could be a driver issue as well. Have you tried different drivers?

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stuck on the middel of the game wen ever i connect the game.plz hlp me ot...!!

Answer:stuck on middel of the game.n have to restart or shut down..

Ok, let's see...poppit, hearts, spades, etc.....hmmmm....running out of guesseshttp://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...Maybe the above link will get you some better answersSome HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Medals

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Hello. I hope I'm not off topic because I won't ask about computing, but a friend of mine advised this forum if I've got any trouble with my computer... And as the case may be, I've got quite a worrying problem since a Windows 10 update.Several weeks ago a Windows 10 update downloaded and installed itself automatically and since the next restart of my computer, I got a more and more recurring problem.When I play a game, it now often crashes blank and I can't close it even if I stop the process. At the same time my keyboard stops responding anymore (can't type at all, neither in google, nor in the notepad, nor in search windows) . Last but not least if this event occurs, I can't restart my computer, the screen get stuck at "Restarting" with the loading wheel.It wasn't that problematic at first, but it began to be more and more frequent and now it crashes twice a day. I can't resolve myself to restart my computer by pushing the button all the time, it's too bad for the engine, but I'd like to find an alternative before rebooting the computer to factory state.My sincerest thanks if you can help me to resolve this issueI own a Lenovo laptop with a native and official version of Windows 10 in it. Here's the references:------------------System Information------------------ Time of this report: 10/31/2016, 17:45:41 Machine name: LAPTOP-DT1KG3VP Machine Id: {7915713B-0605-4384-8A85-576E2056321D} Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Bu... Read more

Answer:Game crashes, keyboard disconnects, can't restart

Oh my, sorry for the display of my post.Here's the initial post without the references:"Hello. I hope I'm not off topic because I won't ask about computing, but a friend of mine advised this forum if I've got any trouble with my computer... And as the case may be, I've got quite a worrying problem since a Windows 10 update.Several weeks ago a Windows 10 update downloaded and installed itself automatically and since the next restart of my computer, I got a more and more recurring problem.When I play a game, it now often crashes blank and I can't close it even if I stop the process. At the same time my keyboard stops responding anymore (can't type at all, neither in google, nor in the notepad, nor in search windows) . Last but not least if this event occurs, I can't restart my computer, the screen get stuck at "Restarting" with the loading wheel.It wasn't that problematic at first, but it began to be more and more frequent and now it crashes twice a day. I can't resolve myself to restart my computer by pushing the button all the time, it's too bad for the engine, but I'd like to find an alternative before rebooting the computer to factory state.My sincerest thanks if you can help me to resolve this issue"

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Sorry for the lengthy post.

I built a new computer for my sister with Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit.

Everything was set up with no problems. I started installing some games of hers that she currently has on her XP machine, with no problems.

Some she had downloaded from Amazon and I saved the install folders so we wouldn't have to download again. Some were from CD's.

One game by PlayFirst is called Diner Dash Hometown Hero. For some reason I had made a backup of the installed program folder on her Win XP machine. I don't know why. I thought this was the game installer, so I ran the game and it seemed to start, but it first gave a message searching for updates (which her XP game doesn't). Then I saw that she had a CD for the game and this was just a backup of the folder.

So I deleted that folder and installed the game from the disc. It installed fine, but when I reboot it opened the install folder. I couldn't figure out why. I uninstalled the game and rebooted and the folder still opened but was mostly empty. I deleted the folder and then got an error message that the folder didn't exist.

I searched the Start folder for all users and her user, I ran autoruns64 and couldn't find anything and I searched through the task scheduler and couldn't find anything. I then searched the registry and found 2 entries for the game (not startup) and deleted them. I also ran glarysoft reg cleaner and disk cleanup. I searched through startup items and services in msconfig a... Read more

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Hello,
I recently had a problem with adding games to vista game explorer. It wont let me add anymore. I was wondering if anyone knew how to completely restore the vista game explorer but nothing else.
Thankyou
 

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Hi,

I got the same problem over the previous months when I play Football Manager 2011 on my Toshiba laptop.

The game needs a lot of CPU usage at some time (when I move step ahead, CPU and game create other teams results and create next news and so on) and it breaks after 1-2 hours of playing.

It gets louder and louder and thats all!
PC restarts automathically and I lost my time useless!

It might be overheating processor but I get this problems only while playing this game.
I can forget to play while listening to some music from Youtube or other source or having Skype chat in the background, then it remains only for couple of minutes and it restarts PC again and again.

Whats wrong ? Overheat or anything else ?
Maybe I just need to reinstall whole Windows or game (FM 2011) ?

I use: Toshiba C670-105 / Intel Cor i3 2,53 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Win 7 Home Premium, 64-bit SP1, 300 GB HDD, DirectX10, NVIDIA GeForce 315M

My savegame is currently about 180 MB. And of course my laptop is above of minimal requirements to play this game.

Any hints ?

Answer:Satellite C670-105 unwanted restart while playing some game

> Whats wrong ? Overheat or anything else?
Well, I think nobody would be able to say exactly why the unit shuts off without any further investigation.
Generally the notebook could power OFF due to high temperature and high temperature is mostly the reason for unwanted automatic shuts downs.

Did you ever clean the notebook?s cooling fans in the past?
No?! Probably the dust and debris inside the cooling modules prevent the fans from running with best performance and cause high temperature which leads to the shut down.

I would recommend you to use an compressed air spray in order to get rid of dust. But sometimes such cooling modules need to be cleaned professionally.
But try the compressed air spray firstly.

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Hello,

I have been having this issue for a while and just haven't been able to detect what the problem could possibly be. I built this computer about 8 months ago, and have had a problem where my computer will just randomly BSOD. This tends to happen about once a day a few seconds after closing a fullscreen game, but it's completely inconsistent. And then after that happens, I'm forced to power down the machine. I'll boot it back up, and sometimes it will BSOD again after logging in. This could happen after a few more restarts, or this might not happen at all. Again, completely inconsistent, and I've decided to finally try and diagnose the problem. I would really appreciate your help in solving this. I've attached the collected information. Thank you!

Answer:BSOD occasionally after closing fullscreen game and after restart

Your error is a hardware one.

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Usra\Downloads\IPSUM-Fri_04_18_2014_222054_21\041614-12823-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.18247.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`01c67000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`01eaa6d0
Debug session time: Wed Apr 16 09:34:27.545 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 1 days 6:02:08.544
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
..............
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...............
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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About 2 times a week, when playing StarCraft II, the game will crash randomly, accompanied by audio glitches, followed by Firefox crashing. This seems to happen more often if I have a Youtube video playing while I play the game. Also happened once with Ventrilo running and not Firefox running.

Could this be the video drivers crashing? I recently bought a new card, however this problem happened before I bought the new card, so my card is not to blame. I ran Prime95 for 16 hrs with no errors. I am starting to think this is a problem with the drivers and/or StarCraft II. Can video or audio drivers cause this problem? It's very frustrating.

Any ideas would be very appreciated.

Answer:Game crash followed by graphical glitches until system restart

Please post this info even though you're not reporting BSOD's: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hello im receiving this message:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA80041EB130
BCP2: FFFFF88004771258
BCP3: FFFFFFFFC0000001
BCP4: 0000000000000003
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

gpu: asus ati 6950
windows 7 pro x64

any ideas of what may begoing on?

some times something happens when im on my desktop mode and windows say that ati driver has stopped responding and has been recovered.
when that occurs while playing games pc freezes and auto restart but the display doesnt response.
in order to start my computer i have to pull of the plug and wait a couple of minutes.

found in the .dmp file






Quote:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage
to your computer.

The problem seems to be caused by the following file: dxgkrnl.sys

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,
restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer
for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware
or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If you need to use safe mode ... Read more

Answer:black screen and restart when playing game BCCode:116

Please reconfigure windows to collect the correct info
You want small memory dumps - "MiniDumps"

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/174459-dump-files-configure-windows-create-bsod.html

And here are the instructions for posting:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html



   Tip
Ensure you click the "GRAB ALL" button and then wait for each window to appear in turn and then click OK

From what you posted looks like a STOP 0x116, please follow this guide for troubleshooting:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-lockup-debug-how/63320-stop-0x116-video_tdr_error-troubleshooting.html

Cheers

Dave

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I'm having an odd issue when I try to run and 3D game on my PC, after about 5-10 minutes the image freezes up for a few seconds (Audio still works), then the screen goes to black (About a second worth of the last bit of audio played loops), then the computer simply restarts. There is no blue screen, and when windows starts back up, it does not give me the usual; "There was a problem and windows had to shut down" dialogue. However, upon reboot, I am asked whether to start Windows in safe mode or normally. The temperatures of the hardware are all at normal, so it doesn't appear to be overheating. I feel that the power supply may be suspect, but from what I've read, 750w-800w is enough for my configuration. I tried with a 1Kw PC Power and Cooling PSU I had lying around, and the same issue occurs. This problem does not present itself when I have run 3D games in Ubuntu on this system, so I would assume it is some issue with Windows 7. My chipset and video drivers are up to date. Any help is appreciated.

Answer:Random crashes while playing any 3D game, no blue screen, just restart

I dont think its the PSU, what are your temps sitting at?

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Hello, I am a desperate person who just wants to play video games during summer. I recently bought new ram sticks for my computer hoping that my issues would be fixed, yet sadly, I still had unexpected crashes. I cannot play Playerunknown's Battlegrounds or Overwatch without a computer restart. The windows diagnostics say that it was an unexpected restart and I don't know what is wrong. My heating levels are normal or even lower than average and I am optimizing my fans through MSI Afterburner so I don't think overheating is the issue. Anyways whenever I play a game with even slightly decent graphics my computer just restarts, (no blue screen just restarts). Here are my specs:
CPU: AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz Six Core Processor
RAM: Anarchy X DDR3 (2x4GB) 2400 MHz
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Power Supply: 700 max watt (I'm not sure if it is running at 700 watts or not)

Anyways I need help and if you could point out anything wrong or any problems you could think I have I would appreciate kindly. Please help and have a good day
-Cashton Holbert
 

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Kernel Power 41 63

Computer turns black and automatically restarts when playing high demanding games, no BSOD, not overclocked.

Games that have crashed:

Far Cry 4The DivisionFortniteOverwatchCounter Strike GOLast Man Standing

Specs:

Cooler master 550w PSURX 470 4gbPentium g4560Asrock MATX b250m MOBO2x 4gb rip jaws RAMWD 1tb HDDGammamax 300 CPU Cooler

OS: Windows 10

I built the PC myself, errors started when playing high demanding games for the first time. Ran stress tests when first built, prime95 and heaven whilst logging temps for 8 hours, no crashes or high temps (max cup temp 54 C, max gpu temp 76 C). However, when playing games, within an hour, computer crashes (always kernel 41 63). I sent the PC to the outlet where I purchased the parts from, they had their own technicians run tests on all the parts. Initially, they found a fault with the PSU, which was at that time a 500w EVGA bronze. They replaced it with a 550w Cooler master gold. Still experienced 41 63, black out and restarts. Took it back, I said I suspected the MOBO was the issue, so they replaced it under warranty, problem persisted. I took it back for a third time, they took it to their head office, did extensive testing and found a fault with the CPU, they replaced it. Took them 3 weeks to complete... issue is still not resolved.

At this point, my computer has been disassembled and parts replaced multiple times.

Things I have done:

Updated all drivers (CPU, GPU, BIOS, sound etc)Clean installation o... Read more

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Lately I've been getting a "Display driver has stopped responding" warning on desktop for light applications.
On any game, whether running on low graphics (less power) or not, it will suddenly go Black and restrart my PC, then it will get to a BSOD after the windows loading logo is finished, forcing me to do a system repair which then lets me log back into windows. I don't know what's going on.

Included is my dump file using the forum diagnostics tool. Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:BSOD on restart, Black screen when playing any game (dump included)

Hi rspkers,






Quote:
DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION (c4)
A device driver attempting to corrupt the system has been caught. This is
because the driver was specified in the registry as being suspect (by the
administrator) and the kernel has enabled substantial checking of this driver.
If the driver attempts to corrupt the system, bugchecks 0xC4, 0xC1 and 0xA will
be among the most commonly seen crashes.


Please stop Driver Verifier from running and disable if you have not done so already.






Quote:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/101379-driver-verifier-enable-disable.html







Quote:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck C4, {91, 2, fffff8000364bcc0, 0}
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+1b7221 )

0: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff880`08464000 fffff880`08f02000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Sat Dec 29 06:47:52 2012 (50DE9... Read more

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In event viewer it has a critical error message Log Name: SystemSource: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-PowerDate: 1/14/2018 1:11:01 PMEvent ID: 41Task Category: (63)Level: CriticalKeywords: (70368744177664),(2)User: SYSTEMComputer: AndrewPDescription:The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.Event Xml:<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"><System><Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" /><EventID>41</EventID><Version>6</Version><Level>1</Level><Task>63</Task><Opcode>0</Opcode><Keywords>0x8000400000000002</Keywords><TimeCreated SystemTime="2018-01-14T17:11:01.026032400Z" /><EventRecordID>24207</EventRecordID><Correlation /><Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" /><Channel>System</Channel><Computer>AndrewP</Computer><Security UserID="S-1-5-18" /></System><EventData><Data Name="BugcheckCode">0</Data><Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data><Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x0</Data><Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x0</Data><Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data><Data Name="SleepInProgress">0</Data><Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>... Read more

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When playing solitaire, if I want to restart the game to play a different way it starts a new game. This happens about 80% of the time. Is there a fix?

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Hello everyone,

Insert any USB device to this computer, Computer keeps restarting and it wont stop doing that until I remove the usb device. I tried with all the usb ports on this computer and problem is the same. Even by hooking up a usb keyboard or mouse, computer wont get to the login screen. it keeps on restarting. It wont even go into 'safe mode'.
Anyone have any clue whats going on and the solution to fix it?

My appreciations in advance!.
 

Answer:Insert a USB device to this computer, It is going to restart and restart and restart

scroll down to 400, might help.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
 

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Already have a big discussion here with all info needed, we did not find a solution.


http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/id-3154386/installing-nvidia-driver-makes-restarte-restart-continiously-sec-showing-log-screen.html

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This just happened recently but my pc been restarting decom process stopping and even more recently plug and play i have just cleared a bunch of PUP from my pc using malwarebytes, hitmanPro,JRT,and adwarecleaner

Hijackthis log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:49:19 AM, on 1/11/2014
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\NvTmru.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR\WNA3100\WNA3100.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Users\Kitsuneskyy\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\... Read more

Answer:DCOM process server failure restart and plug and play restart

Here is the Ark.txt and the specs

:GMER 2.1.19163 - http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2014-01-11 07:02:21
Windows 6.1.7600 x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP2T0L0-4 ST1000DM003-9YN162 rev.CC4C 931.51GB
Running: ctobjibr.exe; Driver: C:\Users\KITSUN~1\AppData\Local\Temp\pxtyipow.sys
---- Kernel code sections - GMER 2.1 ----

.text C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\USBPORT.SYS!DllUnload fffff880045bdc34 12 bytes {MOV RAX, 0xfffffa800e41a2a0; JMP RAX}

---- User code sections - GMER 2.1 ----

.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll!CoGetClassObject 000007fefe7a7728 14 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll!CoCreateInstance 000007fefe7b87a0 9 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll!CoCreateInstance + 11 000007fefe7b87ab 3 bytes [00, 00, 00]
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\wininet.dll!HttpSendRequestW 000007fefe382f84 14 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\wininet.dll!HttpSendRequestA 000007fefe3f7210 14 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\WS2_32.dll!GetAddrInfoW + 1 000007fefece3101 13 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe[800] C:\Windows\system32\WS2_32.dll!GetAddrInfoExW + 1 000007fefecece71 13 bytes {JMP QWORD [RIP+0x0]}
.text C:\Windows\sys... Read more

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I've got a problem. This laptop starts over after reboot, within 2 minutes. Gets the error: Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart in one minute.

MS Security Essentials thinks it has SIREFIR. But wont clean. I cant get MALWAREBYTES to run.

Would hate to reinstall... Attached is FRST log.

What's my next step?

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST written by Farbar) Version: 25-07-2012 01
Ran by SYSTEM at 25-07-2012 11:22:11
Running from F:\
Windows 7 Enterprise (X86) OS Language: English(US)
The current controlset is ControlSet003

========================== Registry (Whitelisted) =============

HKLM\...\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe" [30040 2009-02-26] (Microsoft Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe [141848 2009-09-23] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe [173592 2009-09-23] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe [150552 2009-09-23] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe" [843712 2012-01-02] (Adobe Systems Incorporated)
HKLM\...\Run: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device... Read more

Answer:Restart loop: Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart in one minute

Please do the following:Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. (To do this highlight the contents of the box, right click on it and select copy. Right-click in the open notepad and select Paste). Save it on the flashdrive as fixlist.txt start
HKLM\...\Run: [] [x]
C:\Windows\Installer\{afa9be9c-6e25-844d-0d21-e6f80b2448ce}
C:\Users\Project 9\AppData\Local\{afa9be9c-6e25-844d-0d21-e6f80b2448ce}
endNOTICE: This script was written specifically for this user, for use on this particular machine. Running this on another machine may cause damage to your operating systemNow please enter System Recovery Options then select Command PromptRun FRST (or FRST64 if you have the 64bit version) and press the Fix button just once and wait.The tool will make a log on the flashdrive (Fixlog.txt) please post it to your reply.While you are still booted into System Recovery Options run FRST.

Type the following in the edit box after "Search:" so it looks like this:

Search: services.exe
Click Search button and post the log it makes to your reply.Reboot Normally.

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Hi,i have a 5-month old lenovo G460 with W7 64-bit OS.since a couple of weeks my laptop is having some issues.it won't wakeup from sleep model, i have to shutdown and restart by pressing the power button. Also,when i click on the restart button on start menu, it shuts down , but won't restart, again i ahve press the power button. i searched the web and this forum for similar kind of issue and tried all the solutions, but i still have the problem. i tried the following1. downloaded the bios (followed steps on lenovo support website).2. downloaded power management3. system recovery (one month)4. unchecked the power option on wireless Please let me know if there are any other solutions. I called the lenovo support and they say it is software issue and not a hardware issue. this is so frustating. Please help me.thank you all in advance. regards,-SPReddy

Answer:G460 does not wakeup from sleep mode. Also, when asked to restart it won't restart automatically.

No one has a solution for this? please help.thanks-spreddy

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I just rebuilt my game pc and ever since I installed windows 7 64bit anytime I hit restart it says windows is shutting down, the screen goes black and stays black. I have to press the power button to force a shut down and then restart it. BUT, if I shut down windows with the shut down button the pc powers off normally and hitting the power button makes it boot just fine. So everything works perfect, except when I try to use the restart button on windows it hangs after it says shutting down windows.

I have every update available from windows update installed already, disc has service pack 1 on it already.

I am running windows 7 64 bit pro installed. (I did a clean install, no upgrades)



My hardware in it is...... (everything has the current drivers installed)

Gigabyte z170xp-sli motherboard that has the current bios installed.

Intel core i7 6700k 4.0ghz cpu.

Crucial mx300 SSD hard drive.

Evga gtx 1070 video card.

Sound blaster z sound card.

16gb corsair ddr4 ram.

Corsair 650 watt PSU.

27 inch samsung monitor connected via hdmi.

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I have to update my Vaio Update software (version 3) to version 4. The instructions on the Sony website say:

1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).
2. Uninstall the existing VAIO Update and restart the unit.
3. After the unit has restarted, please go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click EP0000162589.exe.
4. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
5. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

All is clear to me, except that I don't know whether "unit" is another word for "computer", or something different altogether...? If they mean the same thing, then the same word should be used. Anyway, I don't know whether I have to reboot my computer after removing Vaio Update 3 or whether I can install version 4 directly after removing version 3. Sorry if this sounds silly.
 

Answer:Solved: Restart the unit=restart the computer? Didn't understand Vaio Update instruct

ok download the file to for example my docs next uninstall version3 and restart your comp next get the file from my docs double click the exe follow the wizard instructions when finished restart again hope this helps
 

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Hi All,

I have read many, many other threads that address infinite reboot loops, but none of the solutions have resolved my issue. I am hoping the community might be able to help me identify this problem.

I have just recently replaced my CPU and MB with the items listed below. After installing hardware, I ran KillDisk on the HDD, which will zero out the entire drive. The computer boots normally and will load into windows installation without issue. However, once Windows reboots to start windows for the first time, it is unable to do so. The load windows logo screen will load, and approximately right before Windows would normally load my screen goes black, the system turns off, sits off for about 1-2 seconds, and then turns itself back on and repeats this boot process. It turns off and restarts at the same time every time.

Steps I have done so far in an attempt to resolve the issue but failed with no change in the rebooting behavior:

1) removed all non-essential hardware (CPU, 1 stick of RAM, DVD drive, and Video card were the only things left), and tried reinstalling windows.

2) Swapping out one of the 2 RAM sticks I have to make sure it wasn't defective.

3) Trying to install Windows on a new harddrive to rule out that the HDD was defective.

4) trying to boot from the CD (After the initial install had partially finished) to see if HDD was related in anyway.

5) Installed a very simple DVI video card to see if ATI card may be the cause.

6) Resetting CMOS and rein... Read more

Answer:One initial Install Restart, Windows gets stuck in a restart loop

Sorry you are having these problems. You have already done the most logical things. If it's not the memory, or the video card, or the hard drive, and the only things you have changed are the cpu and mobo, then you might wonder if there is a problem with one of the two. You could always boot a live CD of Ubuntu to see how your computer responds. Or XP installation sounds like a great idea for a test.

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Hello everyone.

i have a strange problem

when i restart my computer i takes too much time for windows to finish loading.

but then if i turn off my computer and immediatly turn it on again it start very quickly.

how should i fix it?

Answer:windows 8.1 long restart but fast restart when turning on

Is Fast Boot in the Power Options of the Control Panel turned on or off?
Laptop or Desktop?

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Hey everyone...Having some trouble restarting my laptop. I go to restart it and it shuts down to restart and just stays at a black screen so i have to shut down and restart with the power button. Any ideas on how i could go about fixing this? I really don't want to re-install windows. I'm running windows 7 home edition 64bit on a compaq presario cq50 229-wm....Also i don't have a install disc cause i have a recovery drive in it....Thanks!

Answer:Failure to restart when i restart my compaq cq50 laptop

Hello and welcome gr8 try following this Startup Repair

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While I was away I let vidoe play on my monitors and when I came back My PC restarted and my usb key board and mouse did not work. Luckly I have a PS/2 key board connected to my PC for such an emergency. Then from their I shut down the PC but I did a restart and during the shut down phase It gave me a BSOD.
The restart reinitialized both my keyboard and mouse. And when my PC started back up after proper shut down and I let it set for a while it gave me this.


Code:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: fe
BCP1: 0000000000000008
BCP2: 0000000000000006
BCP3: 0000000000000006
BCP4: FFFFFA800DEBE000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\051213-66830-01.dmp
C:\Users\MainPC\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-74069-0.sysdata.xml

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Code:
http://rapidgator.net/file/7eb861ab7cd9f4219d03aa2a306d2bb0/051213-66830-01.dmp.html
http://rapidgator.net/file/4e89a5b434322c80f6de3c64a5f1d166/WER-74069-0.sysdata.xml.html
This is my first post I hope I followed the proper procedure.

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Answer:Keyborad and Mouse did fuction after restart BSOD during next Restart

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Found this funny. Game devs for Game Dev Tycoon intentionally released a cracked version intentionally flawed to teach pirates a lesson. One moron pirate complained that his virtual games were being pirated within a pirated game and didnt realize the game devs were giving him a taste of his own medicine.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=108&v=h0U7XEG8djU

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I need to close the app. every time and reopen too play the next game

Answer:only in the daily challenges and the star club games the game freezes after each game

Hi and welcome to WindowsCentral.
What game are you playing?

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the title pretty much explains it if any other details r needed i can supply them

Answer:while playing a game the game is saying an error occurred and closing at the exact same spot

also i just tried to play agai and i am getting small pixellated rectangles at the top of the screen but its the same exact spot everytime

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The computer system is an MSI via chipset motherboard with athlon xp 3200 cpu, two 256 memory sticks, a radeon 9800 pro video.
I know the problem is not the power supply, video card ,and it's not the memory sticks. And the amount of time I'm playing doesn't seem to be a factor either. The game shuts down and the computer goes to desktop anyware form a few minutes of playing to 1 hour of playing. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. THanks
 

Answer:After playing any game like,mohaa,everquest,game shuts down and computer goes desktop

increase the cooling of the harddrive, cpu and case . i know some gamers, open the case up, run a box fan into the case while playing.

seems to work for them.
 

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Is game emulator bIOS ripped from any game console or the guy who invented the emulator programmed a BIOS?

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LoiLo Game Recorder

I was in search of free game recording applications, and stumbled onto this. There is no time limit or watermarks in this game recording software. It also gives superb resolution with minimal performance loss.

Heads up: The setup also bundles their video editor which is not free, but can be safely uninstalled, without affecting the game recorder.

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Answer:Loilo Game Recorder: Truly Free HQ Game Recording Application [no watermark, no time limitation]

Thank you, I will try it on my minecraft videos.
 

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heres the side note on the game below

Note on Windows XP Compatibility for this title: The MIDI music option slows the game engine down considerably on Windows XP. It's recommended to use the CD-DA (full CD sound) music option so that the game plays at a normal speed.

is there any way i can set it up to keep the engine from slowing and not use the cd da,its a pretty old windows game and im sick of hearing my cd rom drive spin.its a cheap and therefor a loud one

thx for the help
should this have gone in the win xp section instead of the gaming section?
 

Answer:midi music option slows game engine down(slow game play) in windows xp

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I've been noticing it for a little while now, but wasn't always sure it was a problem.  Sometimes, I'd be gone for a few days and come home and notice my computer was off or had restarted.  As this sometimes happens at work with software updates, I didn't pay it much attention.  However, there have been a couple of times where I'd be asleep and wake to a bright light and notice my computer restarted itself, after being in sleep mode for a few hours.Earlier this evening, I woke my computer up to look up an address, and while writing something down, my computer monitor went black, then bluescreened, then restarted.  At that point I came here and went through the beginning processes located here: http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,46313.0.htmlNow the end of that page is a little contradictory about copy/pasting logs or attaching them, so I'm not sure what method you'd prefer.  I'm going to attach them for now.  I apologize if I misread the instructions.[recovering disk space, attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:Computer will randomly restart itself, sometimes bluescreening before restart

Is there some reason you suspect malware? If not, please follow the instructions below and I'll move this to a more appropriate area on the forum. And by the way, we do prefer cut and paste to attachments - thanks:Download BlueScreenView:http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.htmlunzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select AllGo to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txtOpen BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next reply

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computer doesnt restartIt asks me for the keyboard language and other options.I am not able to go to the web site.The restart doesnt finish and I am obliged to restart manualy by pressing the on/Off button.

Answer:Computer doesnt restart and I have to restart manually

"It asks me for the keyboard language and other options"Upload a photo or SS ( screenshot ) to a site of your choice, of that complete message please.Double check the quality of the image before uploading.

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I have a HP pavilion M7590 PC.I have contacted their support and have been told to recover windows.My problem is that the PC boots from startup fine everytime and shutsdown OK everytime.However if I restart it shutsdown then hangs on the Bios HP screen ie the screen (press F1 or esc or recovery drive). THe hard drive lights solildy for a while then goes out and a clicking can be heard.I have tested all the hardware/ memory/ processors everything passes.If i press the power button and hold the PC turns off and when power button pressed again reboots no problem.I know I should just never use restart just the turn off button, but I would like to make my PC better.I did a windows scan and it asked for them to be replaced but I have a recovery drive not a CD and there was no option to point it to there. Although it did sat it could be because it was a different type of windows.I have Win XP Media Centre.I have searched everywhere and it appears I am the only one with this issueHopefully somebody knows.

Answer:My PC does not restart when restart pressed. Cold boot OK

You say"THe hard drive lights solildy for a while then goes out and a clicking can be heard".You need to test your hard drive with the manufacturers software.http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

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Hello I Have a windows server 2003 machine with Clamwin anti virus and windows defender running.i tried to download a crack for a typing tutor trial version i had found.when running the crack window defender identified a problem and told me i should restart my machine (which i did)after the restart i noticed that my task bar kept disappearing and then reappearing and that My Computer would close shorty after i opened it.so i first ran windows defender again and from memory i don't believe it found anything so i ran clamwin anti virus which found several so called viruses/Trojans which weren't there previously (i have my anti virus run every night).This scan identified 7-9 different problems mostly various Trojans either in c:/Program Files/ like antiviirus.exe was and 3 others that i can't recall but required me to delete them using the command prompt.This brings me to my next problem. This rogue application found away to lock me out of task manager.After finding an online tutorial i was able to get it back running and then therefore use cmd prompt to remove the remaining files that my antivirus had detected. e.g. del /A filename.exethe others being in C:\documents and settings\administrator\Local Settings\Temporary Internet FilesNow my virus scanner and windows defender detect nothing but i still have the problem of explorer.exe being closed and then restarted constantly about every 10 seaconds or so.this is the last remaining problem to solve from this r... Read more

Answer:Explorer.exe Restart/close/restart Loop

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please post a brand new HijackThis log, along with a description of any problems you are experiencing. If we do not hear back from you within a couple of days we will need to close your topic.When posting your logs please post them directly into the reply. Do not attach them.Thank you for your patience.

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Hey guys,
im posting on behalf of my brother who gets frustrated and just wants to give up

Basically what was happening was during game play his PC would randomly shut off. It got worse as time progressed,more fequent restarts and then not even being able to power the system up.

Now he has been getting a message after the post screen saying:
Windows did not start up please choose from a start up option (somethingto that extent) then you can choose from safe mode or regular start up.

The problem here is that you cant select anything,no keyboard response and then windows automatically tries to load (windows load screen) and then a BSOD appears very briefly and the system restarts.

Originally I thought his problem was cooling,with the random restarts. But then it started restarting after about a minute that the PC was on. So I thought a dieing PSU. But the windows restarting has got me thinking a bad hard drive or something as an extra bonus to bad power/cooling.



This was a PC purchased from Ibuypower about 3 years ago. I hate that company with a passion.
 

Answer:Random restart/Restart after trying to load windows

Hey I appologize for posting this under the wrong thread. Didnt relize what thread I was under when I posted.
 

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So, I've been trying out Windows 7, and I've been pleasantly surprised for the most part. However, I've been getting several BSODs, including some 0x124 ones that I didn't have on this same computer using XP. The only new hardware I've installed is a hard drive. Anyways, the non-0x124 ones happen seemingly randomly, and they force the computer to reboot even though I have automatically reboot on error disabled in the system options, so I'm not sure what they are.

The 0x124 stop has only happened twice, but the other ones are more frequent. I'm looking over this thread for help with the 0x124 stops, but I would really appreciate some help with the others! Here are the only two dumps in my minidump folder, which I'm guessing are the 0x124 ones, but I'll post them anyway.

Answer:BSOD, forces restart but have auto restart off

Yes, it contains 1 STOP 0x124 error message. The only possible issue that I could see is with hamachi.sys dated Feb of 2009 and amdxdata.sys dated May of 2009. Beyond that you're stuck with the advice in the STOP 0x124 thread.

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i keep encounter this auto restart error therefore i decided to uncheck the automatic restart checkbox in system properties to get a BSOD so that i know what happen, but even if i uncheck it, my cpu still auto restart without generating a BSOD

i also checked my windows folder but there are no \Windows\Minidump in it

Answer:Auto restart even if uncheck automatic restart

Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

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I've been noticing it for a little while now, but wasn't always sure it was a problem.  Sometimes, I'd be gone for a few days and come home and notice my computer was off or had restarted.  As this sometimes happens at work with software updates, I didn't pay it much attention.  However, there have been a couple of times where I'd be asleep and wake to a bright light and notice my computer restarted itself, after being in sleep mode for a few hours.Earlier this evening, I woke my computer up to look up an address, and while writing something down, my computer monitor went black, then bluescreened, then restarted.  At that point I came here and went through the beginning processes located here: http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,46313.0.htmlNow the end of that page is a little contradictory about copy/pasting logs or attaching them, so I'm not sure what method you'd prefer.  I'm going to attach them for now.  I apologize if I misread the instructions.[recovering disk space, attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:Computer will randomly restart itself, sometimes bluescreening before restart

Is there some reason you suspect malware? If not, please follow the instructions below and I'll move this to a more appropriate area on the forum. And by the way, we do prefer cut and paste to attachments - thanks:Download BlueScreenView:http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.htmlunzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select AllGo to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txtOpen BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next reply

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Good morning all,

Last night I was tooling around on The Elder Scrolls Online when my computer suddenly turned itself off and back on. Shrugged it off, got back in, tried to log back into the game, and shut down again. Updated vid drivers, ran registry cleaner, repaired game launcher and launched again. At launch, the comp crashed and reset again. Two more times as I tried running as admin to isolate the problem. Finally gave up on the game (figured it was due to the update) and swapped over to a different game. Upon launch of that game, the computer reset again. However this time it wouldn't even let me log into windows. Either after the password screen, or before it even gets there (but always during Windows startup) it resets.

Ran in safe mode + networking. No problems. Tried watching some you-tube videos on some repair options...computer reset again. Ran memtest86 on 4 passes. No errors. Woke up, got back on, same issues. Tried to watch videos in safe mode....and at random time it resets computer again. No other actions have been able to replicate the shut down.

The first shutdown produced an error when i restarted stating that d3dx9_42.dll was missing. I clicked OK on the screen, and it reset again.

Answer:Restart at windows startup after first restart during gaming

Welcome to SevenForums,

If you can still log onto windows desktop, you can try reinstall the Microsoft DirectX End-Users Runtimes(June 2010) full package from HERE


Seeing you have a custom build i assume you've got the Windows 7 DVD which can help you doing a System Repair directly from the DVD or accessing to the System Repair options at boot..

You can first do the basis, and here find some related Tutorials that might help you solving your star-up problem aswell:

System Recovery Options - How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Startup Repair - How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7

Disk Check - How to Run Disk Check in Windows 7


Also looking at your Specs, you're not overclocking that core i7 3770S on that z77 Sabertooth?

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Hello
I've been directed here by Reid (from the HijackThis Help section.
"Hi debell,

These errors appear to be software related. My suggestion is for you to post in the Windows XP section of the forum, giving them all the detail and explanations you've given me, and let the experts there give you a hand with this."

Here are the 'event' logs. Plus some event that might shed some light on the problem.
A little while ago i had to power off. Upon restarting (after more than 2 hours) the display would 'disappear' while still in the boot-up process. I shut down with the 'power' button on the PC & restarted in Safe mode. That worked. But again a 're-start' from there would go through the whole process but before the 'windows is starting' screen the display disappeared. In fact the monitor seemed to be dis-connected from the source - it has power-supply and 'indicator showed interface with comp - then abruptly the connection itself was gone. Finally after few more tries with the same results, i Chose 'Enable VGA mode' from the startup options screen (where Safe Mode etc are offered as options) That worked. I saw your mail & replying accordingly.
Thanks very much.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: DCOM
Event Category: None
Event ID: 10005
Date: 6/18/2006
Time: 11:33:21 PM
User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: USER
Description:
DCOM got error "This service cannot be started in Safe Mode " attempting to start the service EventSystem with arg... Read more

Answer:crash, restart, fail, restart, fail..safe mode, restart, fail..

I don't think those a really errors, only warnings. Windows is just telling you about all the things that can't be started in safe-mode. I'm 50% sure that if you boot into safe-mode on any computer you'll see a whole bunch of those warnings in the event viewer.

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Hoping you all can help me with a problem that's been plaguing me for months. Whenever I EXIT a game, like 95% of the time my computer will completely lock up - no blue screen or error messages. I can't move the mouse or anything. I have to do a hard power-off (hold down the power button) and then turn it back on.It seems to be getting worse - now it seems to be occurring fairly often when I play.Computer is:Lenovo y560 IdeapadWindows 7 Home Premium with all the latest updates/SP1Core i3 M380 (2.53ghz)4GB RAM (3.80 GB usable ? )ATI Radeon 5730M500GB Hitachi HDDRazer Death Adder USB MouseLogitech Dinovo Edge BT KeyboardI've tried lots of things such as updated all my drivers to the latest versions, and I even reformatted my computer recently but the problem still persists. I ran some stress tests on the RAM, CPU and video card and all went fine. Happens with just about every 3D game including Team Fortress 2, Darksiders, Portal 2, CS: Source, Red Faction: Armageddon among others. There is nothing special in Event Viewer either. 













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Answer:Y560 System Crash when exiting game, sometimes during game. No BSOD

it's overheating.my y560 does the same thing, it doesnt shut off, it just freezes.do the aida 64 stress test(only fpu) + furmark fora about 20 min.that is the only stresstest that heats the system to it's maxthen close one of them, system will freeze if it hasnt already.bios is not controlling the fan well enough and lenovo doesnt care.only thing you can do is lift the laptop while playing games.

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So I play some games that have some redundant grinding and instead of having to man the computer to grind the virtual materials such as metal in this case to craft gear and weapons on a Facebook Flash Game that is designed to be hours of farming materials daily to craft, I generally study the gameplay and look for redundant patterns in the game that can be automated and then code up a macro to have the computer farm the materials for me so that when i am actually playing the game I can just enjoy having the needed materials and play for like 20 minutes of the actual 4 hours of game play that is non grinding to make decisions and perform non redundant processes.I coded up a macro this morning and had it triggered to start by a batch file which would give me 10 seconds after launching the batch from desktop to make sure that the browser window was brought back into position maximized and my fingers away from mouse and keyboard before it would run.My flaw in my batch file was that I thought that it would wait until the macro instance ended before going to the goto routine that would run the 10 second time delay and run the macro over again and this time the browser is already maximized and the game is back at the starting point to run the same tasks of grinding for materials over and over again.I walked away from the computer to get a water bottle and when i came back to the computer the mouse pointer was going crazy. At first I thought the macro was glitched. But when I brought... Read more

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1. www.mofunzone.com2. www.miniclip.com3. www.freearcade.comThese 3 i think are great , there ares loads of games on there when ever your board and want a click about. 

Answer:Free game online game sites (java and flash)

Ok here I go again sorry for doing that. What about http://www.shockarcade.com/and http://www.freeonlinegames.com/Oh and take a look at ThisPeace out  Jonas

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Also it randomlly shuts down my pc when im trying to play the game.

The game is called gunbound. this is the first time ive asked for help on this problem so bear with me and my spelling lol.

Ok this random shutdowns of the pc just started with in the last 3 weeks, and the game has always randomlly crashed on me (plays normally then suddenlly the screen frezes for a few secs and then im back to my desktop)

im a little unsure of the problem ive tried many things including updateing my video drivers,scan disking,opening the case and cleaning it out and dusting. im franklly at a loss ill add in my pc info and also im not huge on the tech terms so u may need to exsplane what u mean:
[os] Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 1 [cpu] 1 Intel Pentium IV @ 2523.87 MHz Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.53GHz x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 [memory] 244/512mb [47.66%] [IIIIIIIII-----------] [display] Intel(R) 82845G Graphics Controller , NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE card(s), Default Monitor Default Monitor 1024x768x32bpp - 75Hz monitor [sound]
[10:30am] <D2Meep> [hdd] [C: 95,393.75mb (59,663.47mb free)] [F: 131,069.34mb (42,103.62mb free)] [bios] FIC - 42302e31 Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG Phoenix-Award BIOS v6.00PG [connection] Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC RAS Async Adapter

all of that is from my acidmax stats on mirc wasnt sure where to get a full list of stuff without typing it out if theres any ida let me know im not sure whats wrong and yeah i... Read more

Answer:haveing problems playing a game with out it either randomlly crashing the game...

first of all is this limited to this game alone?do other games run fine?check for any overheating signs,install the latest drivers for your video card and your mobo,direct x and any other update.see if you meet the minimum requirements for the game.(this was just the official response you would get from a techie..so bear with me)

if this is happening in this game only and not in any other and your pc isnt overheating and meeting the minimum requirements,then there is a good chance its an issue with your optical drive,try a combo drive if you've got any around.its an incompatibility issue with some of the games.good luck
 

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I've been having a problem playing games on my compaq pressario windows xp
files download correctly. The screen looks wierd and doesn't play the game correctly and
is very slow.The mouse also hangs up.I get a not responding message.
I just restored the computer with the disk for hp not to long ago.I haven't tryed to play
any games for a while.

Thanks
 

Answer:game downloads files fine but doesn't play game right.

What game do you have problems with? And where was it downloaded from?
 

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i have been playing for few weeks and this morning i logged on as usual and was made to start from begining, i cannot seem to find my original game where i was between level 40/45 really don't want to start from the beginning again

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please help me i need help everytime i go on a pc game (bioshock,apb,ect) it randomly shutsdown i need help

these are my computer details
aspire
15.6" HD LED LCD
3 GB DDR3 MEMORY
320 GB HDD
DVD SUPER MULTI DL DRIVE
INTEL CORE 2 DUO PROCESSOR
T6400 (2.0 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
NVIDIA GEFORCE G105M
UP TO 1791 MB Turbo Cache

please help me :cry:cry:cry
 

Answer:computr is shutting down everytime i go on a pc game or multiplyer online game

Well first suspitions, especially since it's a laptop is heat issues.
I'm also working on the assumption that all these games have been working fine on this laptop for some time.?

If your CPU or Video card overheats it will shut down the PC/Laptop to prevent further damage being done.

Install this....

http://majorgeeks.com/Speccy_d6358.html

It will give you temperature readins of your hardware.
Take note of the CPU and GPU temps while the PC is idle.
Then fire up a game and play for a minute or so or as long as you can without crash, then minimize and take note of temps again.

Please then post your temps.
please also post your Operating System and what settings you are playing these games on (Low-Med-high-ultra etc)

It could also be a RAM issue but lets start with the temps.

If it is a heat issue then you will have to make sure your laptop is well ventelated (even though it's called a laptop, it's a very bad idea to actually have it on your lap, especially while gaming) and you might want to think about upgrading the cooling on it with external fans etc.
 

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Hi, I am new on this forum and I hope someone can help me out.

Every time I play a game at start it runs great.. then after 15-20 minutes everything gets slower and slower, I mean really slow. Movement and sounds are going slower and slower when time progresses. I have updated my sound drivers, updated my DirectX. It's like something eats up my ram or my soundcard is causing it. And when everything gets slow I quit the game and windows is then also very very slow. And sometimes my soundcard crashes, giving a loud beep sound. It's driving me NUTS.

Got an amd athlon 1,2 ghz, 512 ram, 40gigUDMA HD, MSI K7T motherboard, asus 7100pro geforce 2 32mb ram videocard, Creative SB Live! value soundcard running on windows ME (updated version installed over w98SE).
 

Answer:After 20 minutes playing a game game stutters and computer get very very SLOOOOW

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I have BSOD(blue screen of death) that say physical memory dump I had try changing my ram but its useless. I dunno whats the problem . please help ..
 

Answer:Blue Screen of death when starting game or alt tab when playing game

I cant upload my minidump file , its say there is a error of extention.
 

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So I play some games that have some redundant grinding and instead of having to man the computer to grind the virtual materials such as metal in this case to craft gear and weapons on a Facebook Flash Game that is designed to be hours of farming materials daily to craft, I generally study the gameplay and look for redundant patterns in the game that can be automated and then code up a macro to have the computer farm the materials for me so that when i am actually playing the game I can just enjoy having the needed materials and play for like 20 minutes of the actual 4 hours of game play that is non grinding to make decisions and perform non redundant processes.I coded up a macro this morning and had it triggered to start by a batch file which would give me 10 seconds after launching the batch from desktop to make sure that the browser window was brought back into position maximized and my fingers away from mouse and keyboard before it would run.My flaw in my batch file was that I thought that it would wait until the macro instance ended before going to the goto routine that would run the 10 second time delay and run the macro over again and this time the browser is already maximized and the game is back at the starting point to run the same tasks of grinding for materials over and over again.I walked away from the computer to get a water bottle and when i came back to the computer the mouse pointer was going crazy. At first I thought the macro was glitched. But when I brought... Read more

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I am able to install the game without any problems ( I have the 2 CD game version) but when I double-click the shortcuts put on my desktop to play the game, nothing happens. I would be massively grateful for any help at all as I am having withdrawal symptoms from not playing CS!!

My system information is as follows:

PC make and model:
Hewlett Packard t3550.uk RA922AA-ABU

Graphics and Sound Card make and model:
Graphics - NVidia GeForce 7300 LE
Sound - Realtek High Definition Audio

Graphics and Sound Card driver version:
Graphics - nv4-mini.sys 02 June 2006 not supported
Sound - rtkhdaud.sys 02 June 2006 not supported

Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition service pack 3.0
Direct X Version: DX 9.0c
System Ram: 1GB

Best regards
 

Answer:Counter Strike Condition Zero (2 CD game) installs okay but cannot load game

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1. www.mofunzone.com2. www.miniclip.com3. www.freearcade.comThese 3 i think are great , there ares loads of games on there when ever your board and want a click about. 

Answer:Free game online game sites (java and flash)

Ok here I go again sorry for doing that. What about http://www.shockarcade.com/and http://www.freeonlinegames.com/Oh and take a look at ThisPeace out  Jonas

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Paid for some clams on the Family Guy game for microsoft lumia phone but the clams were not added even the money was taken, who do I contact to sort it?

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Is there a way to set my computer to disable a specific USB Device or USB Port when I start a certain game, but then have it work again when I close the game? Could this be done through a batch file or registry edit?

I want to do this because I always have 2 game controllers plugged into my PC at all times, but when I launch a game called "Rozen Maiden ALiBAT" it does not detect my primary controller as the controller for Player 1. Since it is not detected as Player 1, I cannot use it to do any single player functions.

Thanks for any help in advance.
 

Answer:Is it possible to disable a USB Game Controller, or USB Port for a specific game?

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We all have them whether we love them or despise them, video game villains. What video game villain deserves their own game?

Answer:Video game Villians who deserve thier own game.

 Captain LeChuck from the Monkey Island Series and koopa king!

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Anyone have an suggestions on how to correct this issue. Issue is that FB is competing with the game for screen space and there is no to get rid of the right hand side FB functionality or to relocate it off the screen to get this game to go full screen. Attached is a Pic of this issue.Display is a 19" Flat Screen ( not a wide screen ),  running at 1024x768 resolution on Windows 7 with Firefox Browser and GeForce 8400GS video card.[year+ old attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:FaceBook Game - Call of the Gods, Issue with FB and Game

Ok.... Figured it out... When trying to play the game after creating a character it came up with display suggestion as attached in pic, then it kicked the FB Ad-Bar junk off the screen. MUCH BETTER!   [year+ old attachment deleted by admin]

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I have an ongoing issue where I log onto the glyph launcher, log onto my server, play for a while, sometimes hours with no issue but then BOOM, the game just closes on me and I'm booted back to the launcher. I have to push the PLAY button again, log into the server again, but it seems once the game boots me out then the crashing becomes more frequent.

I at first reported it to Trion support (useless) all they do is copy and paste previous responses from previous games sometimes not even removing the other game titles from it, but all in all I have spent over a month with them and I have:

1. Expanded my paging file to initial size of 1X RAM size max size 2X RAM size (to handle the memory of the game)
2. Switched from DirectX11 down to DirectX9 and back again. (in game)
3. Lowered my FPS (frames per second) to 100 (in game)
4. Switched off Multithread rendering and VSync (in game)
5. They have also had me change the priority of the game archeage.exe to high to see if that helps and it doesn't
( I would start the launcher, log onto the game and the server, go into the character screen, then cntrl + alt + delete into task manager and right click the process and set the priority to high then go back into the game)

Any help would be greatly appreciated

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I have an ongoing issue where I log onto the glyph launcher, log onto my server, play for a while, sometimes hours with no issue but then BOOM, the game just closes on me and I'm booted back to the launcher. I have to push the PLAY button again, log into the server again, but it seems once the game boots me out then the crashing becomes more frequent.

I at first reported it to Trion support (useless) all they do is copy and paste previous responses from previous games sometimes not even removing the other game titles from it, but all in all I have spent over a month with them and I have:

1. Expanded my paging file to initial size of 1X RAM size max size 2X RAM size (to handle the memory of the game)
2. Switched from DirectX11 down to DirectX9 and back again. (in game)
3. Lowered my FPS (frames per second) to 100 (in game)
4. Switched off Multithread rendering and VSync (in game)
5. They have also had me change the priority of the game archeage.exe to high to see if that helps and it doesn't
( I would start the launcher, log onto the game and the server, go into the character screen, then cntrl + alt + delete into task manager and right click the process and set the priority to high then go back into the game)

Any help would be greatly appreciated

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We all have them whether we love them or despise them, video game villains. What video game villain deserves their own game?

Answer:Video game Villians who deserve thier own game.

 Captain LeChuck from the Monkey Island Series and koopa king!

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There's a game called one piece treasure cruise that I want to play but its not there could you please put it on

Answer:can you put the game one piece trasure cruise game on the store

You will have to contact the developer for this game.
We aren't game developers nor is Windows Central attached to Microsoft in any fashion.

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About 3-4 months ago, my uncle placed a GeForce 9500GT video card. It worked nice for games like Dekaron,Rappelz,Oblivion but just about a week ago it crashed on COD2. I thought it was normal but it happened on Left 4 dead too. I started to get worried and thought it was normal but then it kept on crashing on Portal(1st stage, at around 20-30 seconds on the timer) and almost any game i borrow from my friends. It crashed on Warcraft 3, Overlord, Drift City(only in Undercity Mission). Im kinda worried now maybe you guys can help me.

It crashes and sometimes the sound loops but sometimes it doesnt. Im not sure if it's only the monitor because some of my games cant be shut by using ALT F4 and i cant check if it shuts down well. When i unplug,plug and turn it on, there are no warnings or things that say it recovered from an error.It just starts normally. Some people say i have to upgrade my Video card driver but im worried because when i installed a driver on my Laptop , i couldnt turn it on. SO WHAT DO I DO?

Specs
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 4 3.00GHz
1G of Ram
Nvidia Geforce 9500GT
 

Answer:Computer crashes when playing any game(besides browser game)

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I've been haveing some trouble with either game crashes or full bluescreen (error 101).
I WAS useing twin GeForce 9600GTs in SLI, I recently upgraded to a HD 7870.
The problem did not change, suggesting that video drivers are not the source... Although altering the drivers with the 9600GTs did seem to effect if the game crashed or full bluescreen crash.
So basicly, the PC works fine untill I play a game (high end and/or minecraft... simple games do not trigger it) at that point, you are on borrowed time. Around 15-120 min. into gameplay, either the game will crash (fatal error bug or no bug report) OR the PC will freeze briefly followed by a blue screen BCCode 101. (Windows 7 64)

I did a simple RAM check, but I did not leave it running for long. I have 3 sticks of 2GB in there, and haveing removed one at a time did not effect the problem. (IE: I took out each stick, leaveing 2 in for a quick and easy method to find a possable faulty RAM chip).

Thus far, it would seem that the CPU in at haveing timeing issues with a core.
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6400+ 3.2 GHz

Could it be overheating? Everything seems to work fine untill I start a game, then it crashes out roughly 30 min into playing. I'm consitering removeing the heat sink, reapplying the thermal paste, and checking if that has any effect. This much I am qualified to do; but is there a way to monitor processor heat levels durring gameplay (I'm sure standard bios heat checks would not show problems). ... Read more

Answer:BSOD 101 or game crashes durring any high end game

Can you please post this before we begin?: Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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