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What is a reasonable restart time?

Question: What is a reasonable restart time?

I realize that this is a bit of a vague question as it depends on so many things, I would just like a guideline.Pent4 2g/768mem/XPpro/quite a few progs run on startup.How long from pressing the restart to up and running again?Any comments pleaseRay

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Preferred Solution: What is a reasonable restart time?

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Answer: What is a reasonable restart time?

About 2 minutes in total here. Four users.If the PC hasn't been shut down or restarted for several days, it takes more time for Windows to shut down all running processes.Once Windows has actually shut down all processes, it takes about 45 seconds for it to go through the restart/boot-up before getting back to the Welcome screen.

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Not sure if any one has already posted this and got replies...my T400 has a strange issue. it takes a lot time in pre-boot... a cursor blinks on the top left corner for 5+ minutes and then loads the 'Windows loading...' screen for about another 5 mins and finally shows the windows logon screen. Additionaly, when i hit shutdown, i am fine. if i hit restart - i am sitting there for ever.  my laptop has 8GB RAM + 256 GB SSD + Windows 7 Ultimate x64. 

Answer:T400 boot time takes long time & has issue with restart

Srini shared the following observation via twitter... perhaps the community can help?
 
@lenovoforums my T400 takes 10mins to boot; and doesnt restart properly. looks like a famous issue every one has out there #lenovo #thinkpad

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Computer is suddenly freezing from time to time and i need to restart to undo it dont know what is causing this. Thanks for looking into the .dmp file.

Answer:Computer suddenly freezing need to restart from time to time

It is a Stop 0x116.

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {84f63318, 8e43e5bc, 0, 2}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+105bc )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Follow the guide: STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

Start from updating the display driver.

Code:
lmvm atikmdag
start end module name
8e42e000 8e882000 atikmdag T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: atikmdag.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\atikmdag.sys
Image name: atikmdag.sys
Timestamp: Fri Apr 24 16:20:20 2009 (49F1996C)
CheckSum: 00402D61
ImageSize: 00454000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
It is extremely old. Get the latest version from AMD Graphics Drivers & Software.

Let us know the results.

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Hi Everyone,

I hope anyone can help me with my problem with my laptop! Currently when I log onto my computer, it takes more than 5 minutes to load. I have already browsed through many threads and have minimized the number of start-up programs. It was a little better but it still wasn't like how it was before.

Also, when I want to shutdown my computer, I have to wait 10 minutes before I will hear the "Windows turning-off sound" and it will shutdown. Does anyone have any clue about how to fix this?

The computer in general appears to be running smoothly once everything is loaded into the computer except for when I want to add/remove any programs where there is a huge lag after uninstalling a program!

These problems started occurring about a couple days ago. I haven't been doing anything differently nor have I installed any new programs onto the new computer. I have scanned for viruses using Symantec Endpoint Protection (and no results) and also used CCleaner to clean everything else.

Here are my laptop specifications:

Dell Latitude ATG D630
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9500 @ 2.60 GHz
2 GB of RAM
Operating System: Windows XP Professional Version 2002 SP3
If any help can be provided, it will be much appreciated!!

Thank you in advance!
 

Answer:HELP! Long boot time and shutdown/restart time!!

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I've installed snow leopard (hackintosh) on a separate partition and since then I've been having trouble with the clock it reads 3 extra hours than the original time
So I deleted Snow Leopard and formatted the partition and checked the time again and no change at all
Any help please

Answer:Windows time changes every time I restart

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ahmedss79


I've installed snow leopard (hackintosh) on a separate partition and since then I've been having trouble with the clock it reads 3 extra hours than the original time
So I deleted Snow Leopard and formatted the partition and checked the time again and no change at all
Any help please



The time displayed is dependent on the time zone you set in the system and whether you have taken things like DST ( Daylight Saving Time ) into account. Many systems run on GMT ( Greenwich Mean Time ). This differs considerably from other time zones and systems.

If you have two separate operating systems installed, and you want them both to display the same time, then you have to set them both up to do so.

You can also setup systems to synchronise with a time server of your choice.

The world time server gives you information on times around the world;

The World Time Server: current local time and date in any zone

and also offers an atomic clock synchroniser.

If the time displayed on your system changes every time you boot the machine, then you have other problems. If this is so we would need to diagnose that more carefully.

Regards....Mike Connor

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Every time I restart my computer it comes up with the little error box wanting to send an error report. It just started 2 days ago.
It says
Run a DLL as an App
Run a DLL as an App has encountered a problem and needs to close. \

What the heck does this mean and do? What do I need to do??

Answer:I don't think anything too serious but it says every time I restart now.....

The wrong version of the run-time file, Msvbvm50.dll, is installed on the target machine.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/185992/EN-US/

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Question: Restart Time

My Windows 10, version 1607 does not allow me to select a restart time and this is VERY ANNOYING as sometimes the scheduled time is very inconvenient!
How do I correct this problem?

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Question: Restart Time

Restart Time - Windows 7 Forums
Just like on Sevenforums, please show us your restart time. Not bad for a spinner.

Here it is:

Answer:Restart Time

Here is my Windows 7 restart time:

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I recently acquired a 4kTV and I bought a mini dp to hdmi 2 adapter to connect my P50 to the TV. I've noticed that I cannot get the P50 to output to the TV when the desktop has been loaded; I either have to restart the laptop with the TV connected or log off and log back on before I can get a picture. This is an annoyance that I'd like to avoid, if possible, because connecting the TV directly to the HDMI laptop is basically plug'n'play. Thanks.

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Is there any way that I can restart my PC after a certain time

Answer:How to restart your PC after certain time?

You could use shutdown app that comes with Windows. On Windows x86 it resides in C:\Windows\System32 folder. For example, command "shutdown /r /t 86400" will restart computer in a days time.
Or use some 3rd party application like Windows Reboot.

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Hi.when l start my laptop and try to get on to the internet .a dialog box appears staiting unidentified network no internet accsess .l then have to restart my laptop to get onto the internet .dose anyone know why this is happening and how to fix it .Thanks.

Answer:having to restart every time

How are you connecting to your router - wifi or cable? What is your OS?

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while startin from shut down condition,my laptop stats within 10 seconds.But when i restart it takes a much longer time and also the screen flickers 2-3 times on hp screen and log in screen.Is this a problem with only me and is it something to worry about.I bought my laptop 2 weeks back only from hp store.

Answer:longer time during restart

Hi, Welcome to the HP support forum. Thank you for posting! This is nothing to worry about. Actually, this is expected behaviour and is caused by the way Microsoft WIndows 8/8.1/10 works. It's kind of "cheating" but helps starts faster  Windows XP, Vista, 7 when they shutdown - they make complete stop of all software and shutdown.With the introduction of Win 8, and then Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, if you use default settings - when you shut down - Windows does not stop/shut down all apps completely but the Win 8/8.1/10 shut down is like a semi-hiberation mode ("hybrid sleep" mode). It keeps many system functions they way they were and only some stuff is re-loaded. This makes your PC start faster.  However, when you do complete restart, it takes longer because it reloads quite a lot of things from scratch.  More info: >> http://www.howtogeek.com/95482/heres-why-windows-8-will-boot-much-faster-than-windows-7/>> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/b8/2011/09/08/delivering-fast-boot-times-in-windows-8/ >> http://www.howtogeek.com/243901/the-pros-and-cons-of-windows-10s-fast-startup-mode/ >> http://lifehacker.com/enable-this-setting-to-make-windows-10-boot-up-faster-1743697169>> http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-fast-startup-turn-off-windows-10-a.html   Let me know if this helps you.

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I have just run the restart time checker coz i'm seeing my sony vaio 6mth old pc getting slower and slower plus getting probs with start up from(fresh) and also shut down. My restart time is 258 seconds is this ok? i don't think so?? I Have run all sony diagnostics plus i have mcafee securty no bugs, virus etc; ALL SAY NO PROBLEMS however i see in event viewer performance/diagnostics that since day 1 (that is to say purchased date) there has been the same notices? slow shut down slow boot either warning or critical EVERY DAY So I either do nothing. Or do a complete system restore to factory settings; BUT I AM WORRIED that i might be over reacting to these event notices
P.S. i have also had my pc turn off and blue screens i am a novice but will greatly appreciate any advice/help
nana58 thank you all

Answer:restart time 258 seconds

You do have a problem. Its called Mcafee.
Mcafee is the biggest load of crap you can install on a computer.

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Strictly Windows 10 only. Remember this is not a cold boot.

Restart Time - Windows 7 Help Forums

I was a little disappointed with my new build but here it is anyway (Build 10122):

Answer:What is your Windows 10 Restart Time?

On my W10 Hyper V install. It includes typing in my password as auto log in is not working for me.

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I don't know if anyone can help me. I just started getting BSoD when shutting down or restarting. I had just upgraded my printer driver, so I used system restore and set it back before I got the new driver installed. Now it shuts down fine, but....it still gets the "driver_state_failure when I try to restart and only then. The rest of the time it's fine.

I can't figure out what else I did to get this problem started, if my hard drive is dying, I have 2, one internal, and one external as a backup. Is either of them dying?

What I want to know is, obviously how to solve it and make it go away. I can't even figure out the stop code, because it's so fast that I can't write it all down. How do you get a copy of it as Windows hasn't started yet, so I can write it down for help.
I have the following;

Computer: Hewlett Packard Pavilion 6110y, running Windows Vista Home Premium X64 SP2
CPU: Intel Pentium E5300 @ 2.60GHz Wolfdale 45nm Technology
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION Benicia (CPU 1)
RAM: .00GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (6-6-6-18)
Display and Graphics Card: DELL E771a ([email protected])
Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family (HP)

Hard Drives: 596GB Western Digital WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B2 (SATA) 106 ?F
2794GB Seagate Backup+ Desk USB Device (USB (SATA)
USB Kensington Mouse
USB HP Keyboard
Epson WF-3640 All in one printer

I hope this helps somewhat. I have no idea at all how to get the stop code long enough so that I can see it or capture an image. If anyone cou... Read more

Answer:Getting BSoD every time I try to restart

We need more information than that. Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I've seen a similar thread here for someone else, but my understanding is that I should not follow the instructions that were given to him as every case may be different. I received an MSN message from a friend and opened what I thought was a picture file from him before I noticed the file extension was not .jpg or .bmp etc..

Now I get an a.bat Trojan reported by my anti-virus software every time I load. Ad-Ware Alert 2008 will not run properly (It hangs halfway through searching my disc).

Here is my HJT 2.02 log

Thanks very much in advance for any help offered.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:59:46, on 10/02/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\QUANTA~1\QtEiLMng.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec Client Security\Symantec Client Firewall\CfgWzSvc.exe
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I have an issue with Windows 7.

Whatever time I set Windows 7 to (i.e. Eastern Time, Western Time, Coordinated Universal Time, etc.), on restart it sets itself to GMT, while still showing that I've selected the previous time zone I set (i.e. Eastern Time).

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Time Resets to GMT On Restart

Open Control Panel, hit on the Region & Language applet... go to the location tab... choose a location that corresponds with the timezone you've been trying to input, by the sounds of it using the Windows clock/Date applet on the far right of the taskbar... and this should sort matters out...

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every time I restart my Laptop, the date and the time changes to 1/1/2010 and 12PM.
I have windows7 professional service pack1 32bit.
Can anyone help me with this problem?

Answer:date and time changes on restart

Some of the more common reasons for the time/date changing:
1. CMOS battery on motherboard needs to be replaced.

2. Time/Date in BIOS not set correctly

3. Internet time synchronization isn't working (see Warnings for additional tips)

4. Internet time synchronization update interval needs to be changed

Internet Time Synchronization - Vista Forums (also applies to Windows 7 & 8)

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I don't know if anyone can help me. I just started getting BSoD when shutting down or restarting. I had just upgraded my printer driver, so I used system restore and set it back before I got the new driver installed. Now it shuts down fine, but....it still gets the "driver_state_failure when I try to restart and only then. The rest of the time it's fine.

I can't figure out what else I did to get this problem started, if my hard drive is dying, I have 2, one internal, and one external as a backup. Is either of them dying?

What I want to know is, obviously how to solve it and make it go away. I can't even figure out the stop code, because it's so fast that I can't write it all down. How do you get a copy of it as Windows hasn't started yet, so I can write it down for help.
I have the following;

Computer: Hewlett Packard Pavilion 6110y, running Windows Vista Home Premium X64 SP2
CPU: Intel Pentium E5300 @ 2.60GHz Wolfdale 45nm Technology
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION Benicia (CPU 1)
RAM: .00GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (6-6-6-18)
Display and Graphics Card: DELL E771a ([email protected])
Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family (HP)

Hard Drives: 596GB Western Digital WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B2 (SATA) 106 ?F
2794GB Seagate Backup+ Desk USB Device (USB (SATA)
USB Kensington Mouse
USB HP Keyboard
Epson WF-3640 All in one printer

I hope this helps somewhat. I have no idea at all how to get the stop code long enough so that I can see it or capture an image. If anyone cou... Read more

Answer:Getting BSoD every time I try to restart

We need more information than that. Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hi all,
I'm having this issue since I upgraded to Win 10: when I click restart, my laptop becomes stuck on the restart screen for ages, even the hard drive doesn't show any signs of activity. Its only after like 15 mins or so the hard drive comes into life and the computer turns off. What could be causing this?Normal shut down and hibernate aren't affected.

Answer:Very long time to restart!

When you upgraded did you remove you AV program?

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So my laptop has not been able to go through with the login unless I restart it one time.
More specifically, after I enter my correct PIN it just kinda glitches out and sends me back to the lock screen, this happens every time I try to login until I restart the laptop and then it works normally.

I didn't install anything and tried basic stuff like basic stuff like start up repair which said that it couldn't repair.. Used ccleaner for registry, sfc/scannow and tried using password instead of pin and local account with no password but in this last situation it was stuck on a loop with that glitch I mentioned before.

Here's a vid for clarification :
Windows 10 sign in glitch - YouTube

Answer:Only able to login after I restart 1 time

after I enter my correct PIN it just kinda glitches out and sends me back to the lock screen, this happens every time I try to login until I restart the laptop and then it works normally



I have the same problem. Now I can't use sleep option, because every time I wake up windows, type password, it goes back and I have to restart my PC completely, it seems that this is caused by hybrid shutdowns, because when I completely turn off my PC and turn on the password works.

I also made a new account and it has the same problem, I can't log into it from sleep mode or "switch user" menu. Only when I restart my PC.
I looked at the video and my PC loads for a few secs (~15) and then returns back.

This started happening after Anniversary Update

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So my laptop has not been able to go through with the login unless I restart it one time.
More specifically, after I enter my correct PIN it just kinda glitches out and sends me back to the lock screen, this happens every time I try to login until I restart the laptop and then it works normally.

I didn't install anything and tried basic stuff like basic stuff like start up repair which said that it couldn't repair.. Used ccleaner for registry, sfc/scannow and tried using password instead of pin and local account with no password but in this last situation it was stuck on a loop with that glitch I mentioned before.

Here's a vid for clarification :
Windows 10 sign in glitch - YouTube

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hello
I'm Working under Windows xp SP1
512MB RAM, 2.53Mhz

my computer have a problem that every couple of hours it restarting himself

in the event viewer at the same time as the restart occurred under application: Event ID:4356, Catagory: (52)
Description:"The COM+ Event System failed to create an instance of the subscriber partition:{41E90F3E-56C1-4633-81C3-6E8BAC8BDD70}!new:{6295DF2D-35EE-11D1-8707-00C04FD93327}. CoGetObject returned HRESULT 8000401A."

another Warning i get all the time every couple of hours under Event Viewer-System is :"The server service was unable to recreate the share Share$ because the directory C:\Share no longer exists. Please run "net share Share$ /delete" to delete the share, or recreate the directory C:\Share."

I notice that under Services the service: COMSysApp - COM+ System Application , is in status stopped, does it related ???

Please help, i have a critical software that works all the time
and the computer keep restarting himself, especially aroung 6,7 Am.

thanks
Nir

Answer:Windows Xp Restart All the time

hi uhd42,


hmmmm....does the computer restart anytime or does it only restart when your doing a certain task such as playing games? surfing the web?

also have you installed or uninstalled any softwares recently??

first, the easiest thing to do is to scan your computer for any viruses or spywares. i recommend good spyware utilities such as spybot and adware. a really good anti-virus program is AVG which works really great. if you download these programs and install them, make sure you update them first before running them.

try also performing a "chkdsk /r" on your computer and see if that helps. bootup the computer to your windows xp cd. then on the main choose repair instead of install, hit enter to skip the password section if you dont have one.

then on C: type in "chkdsk /r" without the "". also make sure there is a space between chkdsk and /r.

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I recently purchased new components for my computer. Everything seems to be working properly except for one issue. If I do a cold shutdown to my computer Windows 8 boots almost instantly. This is what I would expect from my build. If I do a restart from within Windows, it takes a much longer time to boot the system. I am attempting to figure out why this is occurring. I would like my reboot time and my cold boot time to be the same (like they should). Below explains a bit more about what I am trying to say.

Cold Boot:
YouTube

Reboot:
Reboot of Windows 8 - YouTube

Boot Trace:
summary_boot.xml (of reboot)

Build List:
EVGA 02G-P4-3664-KR GeForce GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature2
CORSAIR Vengeance 32GB CMZ32GX3M4A1600C9
Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH
Western Digital WD Green WD20EARX
Rosewill RDCR-11003 Card Reader
GIGABYTE GZ-G2
Intel 520 Series Solid-State Drive 240 GB SSDSC2CW240A3K5
Asus 24xDVD-RW DRW-24B1STA BLACK/BULK

I am currently running bios F12e. This issue also happened on F11. My operating system is Windows 8 (x64) and is installed in uefi mode. The only hard drive currently plugged in is the solid-state drive. I just re-installed the OS tonight so it is a BRAND NEW install. All of the drivers have been updated to the ones available on Gigabyte's website. All your help will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

Answer:Windows 8 Restart Time

That's because when you shutdown, you are not actually shutting down the computer, you are doing a Hybrid Shutdown". When you restart it does a full shutdown and reboot.

See here: What is Hybrid Boot in Windows 8 and how does it work? - MSFN Forum

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I recently purchased new components for my computer. Everything seems to be working properly except for one issue. If I do a cold shutdown to my computer Windows 8 boots almost instantly. This is what I would expect from my build. If I do a restart from within Windows, it takes a much longer time to boot the system. I am attempting to figure out why this is occurring. I would like my reboot time and my cold boot time to be the same (like they should). Below explains a bit more about what I am trying to say.

Cold Boot:
YouTube

Reboot:
Reboot of Windows 8 - YouTube

Boot Trace:
summary_boot.xml (of reboot)

Build List:
EVGA 02G-P4-3664-KR GeForce GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature2
CORSAIR Vengeance 32GB CMZ32GX3M4A1600C9
Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH
Western Digital WD Green WD20EARX
Rosewill RDCR-11003 Card Reader
GIGABYTE GZ-G2
Intel 520 Series Solid-State Drive 240 GB SSDSC2CW240A3K5
Asus 24xDVD-RW DRW-24B1STA BLACK/BULK

I am currently running bios F12e. This issue also happened on F11. My operating system is Windows 8 (x64) and is installed in uefi mode. The only hard drive currently plugged in is the solid-state drive. I just re-installed the OS tonight so it is a BRAND NEW install. All of the drivers have been updated to the ones available on Gigabyte's website. All your help will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

Answer:Windows 8 Restart Time

That's because when you shutdown, you are not actually shutting down the computer, you are doing a Hybrid Shutdown". When you restart it does a full shutdown and reboot.

See here: What is Hybrid Boot in Windows 8 and how does it work? - MSFN Forum

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Every time I start up my computer (Win XP) my computer starts going through some configurations of my printer....it says that HP is installing the Help/Drivers/Etc., EVERY time I start it up (even if I just put it to sleep and then wake it back up again). This is becoming very annoying, not to mention time consuming...does anyone know why it's doing this and what to do to get it to stop??

Thanks for the help!!
 

Answer:Printer tries to set up every time I restart?

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everytime I 'turn on' computer it gives a window saying 'computer must be restarted to save changes'.
I clicked 'yes' about 20 times, but it still comes up everytime.

this is ongoing issue for several months. I have taken to just clicking 'no' and going about my business.

but I would like to properly resolve the issue if possible.

thx in advance...

Answer:Says 'must restart' every time boots up

windows vista home premium 64bit (service pack 2)

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Strictly Windows 10 only. Remember this is not a cold boot.

Restart Time - Windows 7 Help Forums

I was a little disappointed with my new build but here it is anyway (Build 10122):

Answer:What is your Windows 10 Restart Time?

On my W10 Hyper V install. It includes typing in my password as auto log in is not working for me.

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Each time I restart my laptop, I get the no active mixer devices and the audio doesn't work, and then I have to reinstall the Realtek AC97 audio drivers. Then it works, but after a restart, it's back to the same, with no audio.
 

Answer:Have to reinstall each time I restart

Does this happen with any othe built in devices, like LAN, USB 2 e.c.t.
 

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in attempting to update AVG to the 2011 version click here but have reached a point where I am now looking for a competent replacement. I know there are several around but having not used them I would appreciate information on the experience of others.I am considering Comodo and Avast at this stage but any advice would be welcome.Many thanks in anticipation.

Answer:I have been more than reasonable

We have been using MS security essentials and windows own firewall since we purchased a lap top seems to work very well no problems and does not slow the l/top down. will be changing over the desk top next as this works well.

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I build a new PC with the following spec:
- MoBo IP 35 Pro
- Processor Intel 6850
- Western Digital HD 500GB
- 2GB Memory RAM
- Video XForce 8600GT
- Antec Sonata III case and Power supply
- WinXP Pro Service Pack II

From time to time I got a minidump and the PC Restart itself.
I had the update, hopefully, all the drivers.
Here is the Error. Is there anybody can help me.

Error signature
BCCode: 1000000a BCP1: D13909BC BCP2:00000002 BCP3:00000001
BCP4: 805219E7 OSVer: 5_1_2600 SP:2_0 Product: 256_1

Thanks very much.
--John Tran
 

Answer:My new PC restart from time to time

Are you overclocking the CPU or video card?
 

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Hello, i am new on this forum so excuse me if i write this topic to the wrong section but i got a big problem-
My computer freezes like 3times a day and im gettin really sick of it , here is a vid of what happens with my PC : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYV0_mZv3ro
also here is my DxDiag : https://rapidshare.com/files/10016382/DxDiag.txt
i tryed to reinstall my vista but it didnt help , i also downloaded a Live Update 5 app from MSI and after that i downloaded the bios driver but that didnt help at all, i have run memtest too and i passed it without a problem so i really dont know what else to do , please somebody help me !
 

Answer:My computer freezes all the time / must restart

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Each time I restart my computer I get a rundll error, which makes my desktop bar at the bottom disappear...and it is really getting annoying, any suggestions or help?
 

Answer:I have this error each time I restart my computer...

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I have read this guide which shows how to auto shutdown your computer using the Task Scheduler in Windows Vista. I am up to the step shown in the image below.



I would like to change the task from shutdown to restart so I assume that I change the Program/script to restart but what do I change the Add Arguements (optional) to please?

Thank you.

Answer:Setting My Computer to Restart at a Specified Time

I have realised that I need to use the shutdown.exe in Program/script for restarting. I used -r -t 00 in Add Arguements (optional) but that did not work.

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Can Anyone help with a problem ive just starting having. When I restart my laptop (Inspiron 9400) or after shutdown, I have to reset my wireless WITE5. I don't know why it keeps doing this maybe a setting somewhere???
 

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I have two computers on an ethernet network, with cable internet service.

Twice now, about a month apart, in the morning I've found both have restarted. One is a notebook, with battery backup, so it can't be power failure.

Any suggestions? I have Norton anti virus check automatically for viruses every evening.
 

Answer:two computers restart by themselves at same time intermitently

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Ok my brother some how despite denying it downloaded someone called lycos search bar assistant now every time i restart my pc it's on my toolbar and the only way to get rid of it is to right click go to toolbars and uncheck search assistant any idea how i can get rid of this i already uninstalled the lycos software
 

Answer:Annoying search bar i get ever time i restart

Please do this. Click here: http://www.sherrylynn.us/HijackThis.exe to download Hijack This. It’s very important that you save it to its own folder on your hard drive, such as program files (not temporary files or the desktop), so that it can create proper back-ups and be able to restore them if necessary.

Close all open windows and open Hijack This. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and then save it to NotePad. Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.

DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed. Wait for someone to analyze the log and advise.
 

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Hello Guys

I am all out of Ideas on what is going on, I thought it was a memory issue, but now I am speculating it could be the mother board.

Configuration:

ASUS Sabertooth x79 2012 BIOS

Corsair Vengeance 12 GB CMZ12GX3M3A1600C9

i7 3820 Processor

Samsung 830 128 GB SSD

Rosewill PSU RX 750 S-B

Etc...

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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: 7f
BCP1: 0000000000000008
BCP2: 0000000080050031
BCP3: 00000000000406F8
BCP4: FFFFF80002ECC528
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1
I have tried using different ram slots and plugging and playing each one individually.

All i get is a BSOD everytime I restart.

I think It's the motherboard, but could you please help me out this is a new build.

Thank You

Sloneek

PS Also a high pitch frequency sound that comes and goes with different screen images / computer orientation, bad cable?

Answer:BSOD Every time I restart the computer.

Caused by MAudioFastTrack, an older driver which needs updating.
Update its driver and see if the BSoD goes away which can be found here M-AUDIO - Drivers and Software Search






Quote:
STOP 0x0000007F: UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP
Usual causes: Memory corruption, Hardware (memory in particular), Overclocking failure, Installing a faulty or mismatched hardware (especially memory) or a failure after installing it, 3rd party firewall, Device drivers, SCSI/network/BIOS updates needed, Improperly seated cards, Incompatible storage devices, Overclocking, Virus scanner, Backup tool, Bad motherboard, Missing Service Pack



Code:
5: kd> lmvm MAudioFastTrack
start end module name
fffff880`09840000 fffff880`09870000 MAudioFastTrack T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: MAudioFastTrack.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\MAudioFastTrack.sys
Image name: MAudioFastTrack.sys
Timestamp: Wed Dec 08 06:05:49 2010 (4CFECBDD)
CheckSum: 00037FFF
ImageSize: 00030000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Also Please upload your msinfo32.nfo file. To get this:
Click on the Start
Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box
When it opens, go to File, Save
Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember
Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info
Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed ... Read more

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Hello all,

My PC is configured to use both windows 7 and linux (dual boot). Lately I am facing an issue with my windows.
Every time I restart the windows my clock looses time. I have searched internet for the answer and according to this post (3 Reasons Why Your Windows Computer Clock Loses Its Time) it can be caused by
1. Cmos battery: I know this is not the case because my Linux manages to keep track of time.
2. Time Zone: I have checked that the time zone is according to my country only.
3. Malware or virus: I checked list of processes, I can't find any suspicious one.

Do you guys have any idea what is problem
I am thinking maybe it has something to do with read/write permission in system files of clock process, but I am not sure

Answer:Clock losing time after every restart

If malware is a possible cause run Malwarebytes.

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I'm currently deciding whether to upgrade to Windows 10 or not from Windows 8.1. The main thing that will prevent me from upgrading is whether I can regain some form of control over automatic restarts after automatic windows updates.

I understand from doing some research that you can change an advanced setting for Windows Update so that Windows will notify me to schedule a restart whenever the system has installed an update which requires one.

My question is how long will this notification be displayed for? For example, will the notification pop up and the computer won't reboot until I schedule a time, or will the notification pop up, but if I do not schedule a restart within a certain timescale just go ahead and reboot anyway?

thanks

Answer:Notify to Schedule Restart - Time

Interesting question, me too.

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Good morning all,Got a frustrating issue with my work PC. It restarts on it's own at the same time every day (the event viewer usually says 5:53PM or 5:47PM). There are no scheduled tasks for system restarts. I've run virus scans and the system is clean, I've run Spybot S+D and it finds nothing.The Event Viewer shows the following System event: Event #: 1074, Source: USER32Description: The process winlogon.exe has initiated the restart of (computer name) for the following reason: No title for this reason could be found Minor Reason: 0xff Shutdown Type: reboot Comment: Windows has all available updates applied, we are firewalled, run AV software....this is a stumper. And it is highly annoying, as I am usually working on something right before I leave at 6 when Windows "pulls the rug out" so to speak. Any suggestions?

Answer:Dell PC Auto restart at same time every day

Tried this ??? ---Right click My Computer,Properties,Advanced tab,Settings button (Startup and Recovery),uncheck Automatically Restart.Now you should get an error message when it happens again.

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When I started my laptop it only had half a page, and I am trying to get it start at a previous time to see if this would rectify the problem. Can anyone help me, I have to tell you I am not very good with computers. GC.

Answer:Restart laptop at a previous time

What you are asking is called system restore.
The way it works is to "roll" back to a date when things were working fine.

Use this tutorial :
System Restore Windows 10

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hi ! today I had a big problem with my computer
it restarted all the time. can not go to the welcome screen of windows
I pressed F8 .., chose all the option ( safe mode, last good... ,reboot ..) but it didn't work
what happened with my computer and why ?
what I should do now?
will I lose all my data ?


thanks for replying
 

Answer:can not acess windows , restart all the time

So it just keeps rebooting. Going to the screen to choose an option and counts down and then reboots?

If you have a XP cd you can try to get it to boot. Go to the R for repair.
It will come up to a DOS screen. And at that screen try a repair. type in chkdsk /p
Let that run. After it is done reboot and hopefully that goes into Windows.

If that doesnt work. Your data should be safe. You can always install this Harddrive on another computer to get the DATA off and you can then do a format and put the OS back onto the computer. But that is after everything else is tried.
 

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Hello. I have a Satellite Pro M10. The problem with it is it doesn't startup, it gives me the TOSHIBA logo only and it just stop there. I have to restart it 3 to 4 times then it will show Window XP logo and back to normal. Help Please!!!

Answer:Pro M10 has to restart couples of time to start.

Hi

I can not imagine that this issue starts without any reason. Did you make any notice why this can happen (installing a new software or maybe a new hardware part)?

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Hi,

each restart i have one or more BSOD. This started to happen after one of windows updates took place, and i think updated graphic card drivers.

? OS - Windows 7 x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7 x64
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Full retail
? Age of system (hardware) 3-4 years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 1 year+
? CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
? Video Card - Sparkle SF-PX84GS256U2LP-HP NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS
? MotherBoard - Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G31M-S2L (Socket 775)
? Power Supply - brand & wattage - HEC-400TR-TF 400W
? System Manufacturer - Self made

thanks.

Answer:BSOD every time i restart a machine

Sorry for the delay in responding, I'm having eye problems. If I don't reply back, PM one of the moderators for further assistance.

The perfmon report shows that the "dirty" bit is set on your C: drive. Please do the following:

Quote:




CHKDSK /R /F:
Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as adminstrator) Command Prompt. Please do this for each hard drive on your system.
FWIW - I know that the /F is supposed to be redundant, but I prefer to have it run anyway.
When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter. Then reboot and let the test run. It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors. See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

Elevated Command Prompt:
Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)
At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

CHKDSK LogFile:
Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.
Double click on the Source column header.
Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).
Copy/paste the results into your next post.




If unable to tell if the "dirty" bit has been reset, re... Read more

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Whenever i turn my windows7 pc on, it tells me to set the time and date settings. After a google search it's mostly likely my CMOS battery is dead, so i bought one off ebay and installed it but i'm still having the same time and date errors...

Can anybody help?

Answer:Time and date resets when i restart the pc?

Did you go into Bios setup during Boot-up, and set the date & time for your time zone, there first. Then when in Windows set it to the same date & time as the Bios setting.

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 Every time I shutdown / restart my HP 6715b laptop running Windows 7 I have to reset the time / date. I changed battery on motherboard and it has a good main battery that is fully charged. It doesn't matter if it is plugged in to AC voltage or not. What to do?

Answer:Looses time / date after restart Win 7

How for off is the time?  Many Hours? Wrong date?Did you mean you replaced the cell for the RTC, real time clock?If that cell fails, the clock will lose time.  But if the cell test good, the clock circuit has been damaged. And you would have to get in contact with HP to see if there is a way to fix it.This article might apply to your laptop.http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c03590448Yes the article is long-winded, - but more that one issue can be involved. 

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A little while ago I had a black screen problem after rebooting, which was solved on this forum by restarting explorer through the task manager. This is happening everytime I reboot (updates etc). Is this fixable? Running Windows 8, latest version on an Acer Aspire laptop.
Thanks
 

Answer:I have to restart explorer every time I reboot

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First, I thought it was for real, but after sometime I noticed it was always happening. It's got to be an error because I didn't make any updates and it happens EVERY TIME.

The message is this:

You must restart your computer to apply these changes.
Before restarting, save any open files and close all programs.
[Restart Now] [Restart Later]

Can anyone help me, please?

Answer:Windows wants me to restart evey time I log in

Hi Ricardo. Welcome to EightForums.

Updates are set to check, download, and install automatically by default. There are many at this point. I noticed it takes different sessions as well.

Check installed updates in Windows Update. Are they loading ok?

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Hi, So I just got my T430 in November and recently it had been blue screening. I decided to factory restore and ever since the factory restore I have been receiveing a 2101 Error every time I restart, and only when I restart. I have no idea what to do, anyone have a solution?













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:T-430 2101 Detection Every Time I Restart

Hi, mboon
 
I tried to do some research on your error, but Microsoft has little listed for a code 2101 error. Could you possibly reboot your machine at some point and copy down the error message in its entirety? With more information, we might be able to figure out a fix.
 
Best, 
Adam





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My comp is taking time to restart
as in my computer goes on standby after shutting down all applications and stuff when i press Restart but however it is taking quite a long time to start again....
it takes a long time to boot again
what could be the issue
it has just started happening....
 

Answer:Computer taking time to restart!!

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Hi, all.

I'm still having problems with the Fall Creator's Update on two devices. As I haven't been able to get it to install on my machine, I do not want to attempt it yet on my mother's computer. Windows prompted me to schedule a restart, which I did for 3:30am on Saturday morning, when the machine will not be in use. If it's not in use, will Windows still attempt to update it? I have disabled the Windows Update service in the meantime, whilst I seek real world assistance with my own machine. Is there a way that I can reschedule this pending restart, quickly and above all, painlessly.
Please note when responding, I suffer from anxiety and am easily confused and stressed out by complex instructions.

Appreciate any help,

Casey

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Hi all
 
First time using this forum (or any forum really). I hope you guys can help me
Here is the stuff you will probably need:Crash dump file:http://www.mediafire.com/download/8c0rulf2ssizv7k/111013-11731-01.zipSpeccy:http://speccy.piriform.com/results/InTtgs4wfiUsIiqpgHSTF68And here is the Minitoolbox log:
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 13-07-2013
Ran by Shaun (administrator) on 10-11-2013 at 12:40:21
Running from "C:\Users\Shaun\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional  Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
==================
Error: (11/10/2013 00:12:07 PM) (Source: WinMgmt) (User: )
Description: //./root/CIMV2SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 990x80041003
Error: (11/10/2013 00:12:06 PM) (Source: BstHdAndroidSvc) (User: )
Description: Service cannot be started. System.ApplicationException: Cannot start service.  Service did not stop gracefully the last time it was run.
   at BlueStacks.hyperDroid.Service.Service.OnStart(String[] args)
   at System.ServiceProcess.ServiceBase.ServiceQueuedMainCallback(Object state)
Error: (11/10/2013 00:08:31 PM) (Source: WinMgmt) (User: )
Description: //./root/CIMV2SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE Targ... Read more

Answer:BSOD Every time on shutdown or restart

Hi
 
Your issue seems to be probably caused by the driver of "M Audio Fast track" driver.

BugCheck C5, {436cc95b, 2, 0, 837348bf}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for MAudioFastTrack.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for MAudioFastTrack.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
The driver seems to be very old.

Loaded symbol image file: MAudioFastTrack.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\MAudioFastTrack.sys
Image name: MAudioFastTrack.sys
Timestamp: Wed Dec 08 05:34:27 2010 (4CFECB8B)
Please try the below steps.
 
1. Disconnect the M-Audio device from the system.
 
2. Uninstall the below drivers from "Control Panel --> Programs".
 
    M-Audio FastTrack Driver 6.0.6 (x86) (Version: 6.0.6
 
    Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver (Version: 1.0.3.214)
 
3. Install latest version of "Chipset" and "USB 3.0" drivers.
 
    Chipset : https://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/20775/eng/infinst_autol.exe&lang=eng&Dwnldid=20775&ProductID=816&ProductFamily=Software+Products&ProductLine=Chipset+Software&ProductProduct=Intel%C2%AE+Chipset+Software+Installation+Utility
 
   USB 3.0 : https://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/21129/eng/Intel®_USB_3.0_eXtensible_Host_Con... Read more

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Hi. I was hoping someone could help me figure out why I have to log in to certain sites every time I restart my browser. Until recently, I would stay logged into these sites (for example this one, photobucket, my email account) yet inexplicably I always stay logged into a knit and crochet site I belong to.

I’m using Firefox v3.0.15. Under Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies, I “accept cookies from sites” and “keep until they expire”. Under private data, “always clear my private data when I close Firefox” is unchecked. “Ask me before clearing private data” is checked. So I’m unsure why it thinks I want to log in every time I restart Firefox. I also cleared my cache and all private data.

This started about two weeks ago and it’s getting a little frustrating. The sites usually remember my username/password, but I still have to log in every time. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Solved: having to log in every time I restart Firefox

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I was using the restart script from the above stickied reboot time post. It was working fine now all of a sudden it says Can't Fine script engine "VBScript" for script
I havnt done anything but uninstall mcafee and install comodo firewall with avast anti virus. Under associate programs it says .vbs VBScript script file is associated with Microsoft window based script host. Why am i getting this error?

Answer:Restart time script problem

Hello Urbwolf,

You might see if redownloading the Restart Time vbs shortcut to see if that may be it.

If not, then download and run the .VBS download in the tutorial below to restore it's default registry entries and associations to see if that may be it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

Default File Type Associations - Restore

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When I restart it takes ages. I get the Windows screen on there for about 2 minutes. How can I shorten this time?

Answer:Windows 98se restart time

Antivirus programs checking files?

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Ok, so on the weekend my computer decided to shut itself down and restart after a blue screen flashed in front of me. It was so fast I didn't have time to read anything. So, I let it do the "disk check" for consistency or whatever it was doing....but it's happened 6 times since then. I read another post about a similar thing happening to another poster and followed the instructions to post a "minidump check". So I'm going to do it here because it looks like we're probably having a different problem. My fan seems to be working fine....no problems with the monitor, etc.

Here's my dump check (see attached). I'm really nervous because I have a home business and can't afford to lose all my info! I've gone out and purchased an external harddrive with a USB to do a backup!!
 

Answer:Blue screen...restart....6th time!! HELP!

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I recently upgraded from windows 7 to Windows 10.Since i upgraded from Win 7 to win 10 it took time to shutdown.

Answer:Why does Windows 10 take time to shutdown or restart?

There is a known issue on some computers which prevents shut down all together. It might be the same cause, so it's worth trying. Go to Control Panel > Power Options > "Choose what the power button does" > "Change settings that are currently available". Uncheck "Turn on fast start-up".See if this helps (shut down a couple of times to test it). If it doesn't help, put the check mark back in and keep an eye on here for further ideas.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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When I started my laptop it only had half a page, and I am trying to get it start at a previous time to see if this would rectify the problem. Can anyone help me, I have to tell you I am not very good with computers. GC.

Answer:Restart laptop at a previous time

What you are asking is called system restore.
The way it works is to "roll" back to a date when things were working fine.

Use this tutorial :
System Restore Windows 10

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I have to restart my computer each time I want to connect to the internet, if I try w/o restarting I get "Server not found". Initially I thought the problem might be because I installed and had 2 anti-virus programs running together - had no idea until I found this site that that was a no-no. I've done some searches here and a little reading and have tried just about every suggestion I could find. Here's my info:

Windows XP (desktop), D-Link router, Embarq modem, Earthlink is ISP

Laptop is wireless and works fine.

I have: uninstalled extra virus/spyware stuff and now have AVG free, Zone Alarm firewall, windows firewall is disabled, installed new network card (as per phone help suggestion from Earthlink), network card came with a new cable which I used as well, all kinds of restarting/ testing/ switching ports on the router and modem as per instructions w/ Earthink help, Winsock fix, re-installation of Windows.

Not sure what to do next - I'm pretty clueless to the workings of a computer and it's possible I did any one (or two!) of the above fixes incorrectly. Is there anything else anyone can suggest may be wrong? Hopefully I can even post this and haven't been booted off for idling so long.......

Thanks!! Amy
 

Answer:connection probs - must restart each time

Hello Amy, welcome to Major Geeks.

I believe from what you have said that you are connected to the Dlink by an ethernet LAN cable, not USB is this correct?

First, while you are internet connected, go to
start>run>typein

'cmd' then press enter

In the black box which opens typein

ipconfig /all

record the information that is shown.
One line should have a set of numbers such as
192.168.0.3

Post the details.

Then
start>connect to>show all connections
Right click LAN .................................not you internet or anthing else
choose properties
Choose TCP/IP and properties again
make sure that the compute is set to
obtain an IP address automatically
obtain DNS server automatically
click OK to finish.

then open internet explorer
choose tools>internet options
on the connections tab choose 'never dial a coneection'
click the LAN settings button
make sure none of the settings are ticked, including
auomatically detect settings.
click ok to close

close internet explorer and reopen it

Your internet should now be working.

Let us know how you get on.
 

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Well not every time, but every time AFTER the first login. I start up my computer and log in, no problem. Then I log out, and log back in again. As soon as Windows finishes loading the desktop, the following pop-up message appears:

You must restart your computer to apply these changes.
Before restarting, save any open files and close all programs.
[Restart Now] [Restart Later]

Needless to say, I click on "Restart Later". A bit of background info:

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) from Windows XP Professional. Win 7 was a clean install (obviously) but I did use the "Windows Easy Transfer Wizard for Windows 7" utility to transfer my files and settings from XP to 7. So I believe that this may be due to some setting or parameter that was transferred from XP.

The second point of note is that this only occurs when I completely disable "User Account Control" (which is always). As a power user who follows common-sense computing practices, I find UAC extremely intrusive and annoying, so I refuse to use it. Besides, I still use "old" programs that won't easily run otherwise because they are unsigned.

I even tried disabling all non-M$ services and all start-up programs with "msconfig" and the message still appears on the second and subsequent logins. Any ideas?

Thanks,
John

Answer:Windows wants me to restart evey time I log in

Hello johnburn, welcome to Seven Forums!


The first thing to do is to download and install the free version of MBAM from the link below after that do a full / complete scan with Malwarebytes to see if it finds any malware and post back with the results.


Malwarebytes Free Virus Scanner

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running win xp pro, sp2 amd 3ghz gf5200 512mb ddr pc3200, abit nf7 mb. run virus checker zonealarm pro & spyware doctor doesnt find anything. everytime i restart the pc the date & time goes back to July 9th. I cant see it being the cmos battery as all other bios settings are retained. Any ideas would be very much appreciated. Thanks in advance

Answer:date and time keep resetting upon restart of pc

have you checked the time zone in windows? .have you reset the bios/loaded a new bois .i'd still try a new bios battery also check the clear bios jumper.when it resets is it july 2006 /05/04. how old is the system?

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I am experiencing a problem that when I start my PC it automatically restart after few minutes and the same repeats multiple time.

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Ok I just bought this barely used Hp pavilion dv1000 from my father. It's running XP and everything is great except when I shutdown or restart the first time the computer just "honks" once and then does nothing and if I try the action again it works fine with no alarm or "honk". This isn't really a large problem for me the computer works and runs great, it's just kind of annoying. any help or advice is greatly appreciated.

Answer:ALARM? When I shutdown/restart 1st time.

does it make the sound when windows is loaded?
what antivirus is installed? sometimes a virus will make unwanted sounds.

any theme sounds activated?

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Hi ,

I've just installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 and it takes a lot of time to restart/shutdown (about 5-6 min ).
Even boot times are not as fast as they should be on a new install .. (boot takes about a minute )

Can anyone help me to find out what is it that is causing the slow shutdown/restart ?

Answer:Win 8.1 taking a lot of time to Shutdown/Restart

My first guess would be Norton 360 as the cause.

Try those settings as well:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="1000"
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

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Question: Reasonable prices?

What would be a reasonable price to "reimage" a machine?
(ie wipe off all the trojans/adware/spyware)

Reimage including databackup and a reinstall of the os and drivers.

Data backup being a loose sense of the term and including just music, photos, documents, email, and favorites, and just to be nice also throwing on a few apps that are essential...itunes, aim, firefox, spybot,antivirus of choice.

I know geek squad's prices...and they are...about on par I'd say for the amount of time it takes to do all of the above but what do you guys think?
 

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I put a bios password on my harddrive and it isn't accepting it and it accepts the hdd user password and they the same password...now my hdd Is saying frozen in the bios...I have my dead family member pics on there and music...I can prove it's my harddrive please someone help...I can't erase my stuff off...I also bought a external hard drive case so I can back up my data. I will be off work.....thanks and God blessedited by moderator: Removed phone #

Answer:can someone please help me...I will gladly pay reasonable

No money or phone numbers needed, I'm in Australia.How To Remove, Clear, Reveal, Unlock or Reset BIOS Security Passwordhttps://www.raymond.cc/blog/how-to-...

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Hey all,

I've been running my system under full load for twenty minutes.

I've got RMClock, CPU-Z and ATITool open to monitor, and I'm also using Orthos to stress my RAM and my CPU.

Temperatures:

LeadTek 7950GT TDH 256MB -- 90 degrees
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.4GHz -- 48 degrees [won't let me overclock yet, it's running at stock speeds with a Zalman heatsink].
Transcend 1066 2 x 1GB -- 64 degrees

These temperatures seem all right for twenty minutes of full load? I'm scrambling to find a VGA heatsink at a local store, but I've been told a graphics card of this power can safely handle temperatures of up to 100 degrees.

Charles
 

Answer:Temperatures Reasonable?

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Do you think it`s possible?My friends mother is asking me if i can get a PC with the usual extras (ie modem, keyboard, mouse, speakers etc) with reasonably good graphics, cd re-writer, dvd rom, 17" monitor & printer....I`ve been looking but I don`t seem to get [email protected] the moment I`m trying to build another very basic computer for my wifes friend....(she only wants to pay £150---no monitor) & that`s been hard enough.Thank you in advance for any feedback

Answer:Looking for reasonable PC with extras around £400

NO WAY

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Hi all,

I'm currently looking into buying a new server for the company I'm interning at. The issue is I'm somewhat clueless about IT in general, so I'm concerned an offer I've received for a Dell PowerEdge T430 server which I've pasted below is a rip off. The price I've been quoted is $4020,10.

Here are the specs:
"Server Dell PowerEdge T430 8B, (1)*Intel Xeon E5-2630v4 Processor (2.2GHz, 10C, 25MB, 8.0GT/s QPI, 85W), 32GB (2x16GB) 2400MHz RDIMM, PERC H330, DVD+/-RW, (2)*1TB SATA 6Gbps 7.2k 3.5" HD Hot Plug (up to 8x3.5"HDD), Broadcom 5720 GbE Dual Port on board, IDRAC8 Ent., (2)*750W, No Rails, 3y NBD"

Any advice would be very much appreciated!

Also if it helps the initial uses of the server would be secure data storage, hosting an email service for 12 staff members, and if possible setting up a hybrid disaster recovery solution, for instance linking the service to a cloud based service like Microsoft Azure.

If anyone out there can suggest a cheaper and viable alternative that would be ace!

Best regards,

James
 

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Good Afternoon, Gentlemen,
I am sorely, at least I think so, of the sound advice that you hand out, on a very regular basis.
I have had an Acer Aspire One 722-C62kk with an 11.6” screen and 4GB for a couple of years. And it has done – and is doing – the job I wanted it to do; namely to take on holidays with us so we can keep in touch with friends whilst on the holiday. But we are just back from 2 weeks in Lanzarote and I must admit that I have found it s-l-o-w. I do not know anything about chips and, therefore, would be very grateful if someone could recommend a notebook with a faster chip in it. This is where I will probably annoy some of you: I would like one that is 5 to 10 times faster!! Also I am not looking for a new notebook – these all seem to come with Windows 10 which I do not like – but a second hand one with Windows 7 preferably 64Bit Home Premium or similar with USB 3.0 port(s). I am quite willing to go to £100, but for a good one am willing to stretch up to £200. If a company that trades in second hand notebooks has options and any of you know a reasonably reliable one that would also be helpful.
I know I am being picky, but at my time of life I am getting more and more specific and that is why I am asking you gentlemen.
Any and all – no matter how rude – replies will be very gratefully received.

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I keep hearing people who have fairly modern PC's (although perhaps lacking a good graphics card) talking about buying a PS3. I would like to tell them that they should really consider spending $200 to $250 for a new video card and using their PC to play games thereby saving themselves the much larger cost of a PS3.

Is this reasonable advice? If they were to upgrade an Intel P4 (3.2 MHz with adequate memory, hard drive, sound quality, etc.) by buying a fairly good quality video card, would that put the machine into a comparable quality such that it would run most games available for the PC such that it would compare fairly well to those same games running on the PS3?

It doesn't have to be extremely high quality. I'd just like to know if it would be reasonably accurate to say that upgrading a fairly modern PC (with a P4 CPU - not a Celeron) with a good quality video card would put it into roughly the same level of performance for playing games as the PS3.
 

Answer:Would you consider this advice to be reasonable?

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OK, I did my homework, so is this all I'm gonna need (in addition to safe surfing)?

OS: Windows XP Pro (version 5.1) SP3
anti-virus: Avast Free 5.0.418
firewall: PC Tools Firewall Plus Free 6.0.0.74
anti-malware blocker: SpywareBlaster 4.2
anti-malware scanner / removers: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44 freeware
SUPERAntiSpyware freeware 4.33.1000
clean-up utility: Glary Utilities 2.20.0.831
browser: Internet Explorer 8

Assuming IE8 is like IE7, here are the security settings I'll use:

Trusted sites security level: Medium-high
Internet security level: High <-- Medium-high to download^

ActiveX controls and plug-ins:
* Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
* Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disable
* Initialize & script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disable
* Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Enable
* Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting: Enable

Miscellaneous:
* Installation of desktop items: Prompt
* Launching programs and files in an IFRAME: Prompt
* Navigate sub-frames across different domains: Prompt

^ For some reason, IE7 requires me to do this even at a Trusted Site and even with:
1. "require server verification..." unselected, and
2. Security level for Trusted sites zone set at Medium-high.

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Answer:Is this enough to keep me reasonable safe?

Moved your thread to software considering you are not crying out directly for malware removal
 

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OK, I did my homework, so is this all I'm gonna need (in addition to safe surfing practices)?OS:....................................... ...........Windows XP Pro (version 5.1) SP3anti-virus:....................................... ..Avast Free 5.0.418firewall:....................................... ......PC Tools Firewall Plus Free 6.0.0.74anti-malware blocker:..........................SpywareBlaste r 4.2anti-malware scanner / removers:..........Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44 freeware....................................... ................SUPERAntiSpyware freeware 4.33.1000clean-up utility:..................................Glary Utilities 2.20.0.831browser:....................................... .....Internet Explorer 8Assuming IE8 is like IE7, here are the security settings I'll use:* Zone: Trusted sites   * Security level for this zone: Medium-high* Zone: Internet   * Security level for this zone: High <-- Medium-high to download^   * Custom Level button :      * ActiveX controls and plug-ins:         * Download signed ActiveX controls??????????????????????..Prompt         * Download unsigned ActiveX controls????????????????.????..Disable         * Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting?..Disable         * Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins????????????????....?????Enable   ... Read more

Answer:Is this enough to keep me reasonable safe?

You're fine.

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Hi All, I have a HP Pavillion 13 x360 and I do have an occuring issue with my laptop.When I leave my PC Idle for more a few minutes the dislay turns off although the PC is still running.(power light is on and could hear the fan running).Then when I want to turn it back on I try to touch the screen, press random keys or click the touch pad and none of it works so I am forced to turn off the power by pressing and holding the button and turning it back on by pressing the power  button.How can I fix this as I tried going into control panel and changing the setting for (change what the power buttons do or when I close the lid) as none of this seems to work or fix the solution.Please let me know whats your thoughts as I do want to fix this.Thanks in advance!

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Since I have installed windows 8.1, every time for example if I don't use my laptop for 10 minutes, and because of the battery saving setting plan, my display turns off. Before I installed windows 8.1, I could just move a mouse or press any key and display would turn on, but since the installation I have to restart my laptop (Samsung ultrabook), even if I can hear it's on and working.

Answer:After display turns off have to restart laptop every time

It honestly sounds like you are just going into hibernate/sleep mode.

Only advice I could imagine that would remotely help would be to make sure you have done all Windows Updates.

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Hi to all

I bought new laptop satelliate P300-133 two weeks ago, since 3 days ago the laptop always restart in the minight about 3 AM,
does anyone have same problem like this?
I do not think the problem from the machine,becasue the problem just came 3 days ago,maybe there has some thing worng about system set or someting
pls give me some point if you can help me ,thanks

Answer:Satellite P300-133 restart in the same time every night

Hi

I doubt there is something wrong with your notebook.
Is the notebook connected to LAN?
If yes then the enabled Wake up on LAN option could be the reason why the notebook powers on itself?

So access the BIOS and disable this option;
Furthermore I recommend disabling this in device manger -> LAN properties -> Advanced tab.

Last but not least you should check if some ?Scheduled Tasks? are not set which could power up the notebook as well?


Greetings

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Using a Dell Inspirion I6400 laptop w/Windows XP Media Center 2002 SP2 -
2 problems:
1) System keeps shutting down & restarting minutes after I start w/the following msg: This system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress. Any unsaved work will be lost. Restart initiated by NT/Authority due to DCOM Process Server Launcher service unexpectedly terminated.
Has been doing this for a few days & started after my son was playing games on Potropica.com. Not sure if he clicked on any pop ups. Shuts down too quick for me to do a HiJackThis or post a ? I am using a desktop to post this.

2) everytime I start computer the following DEP pops up:
To help protect your computer, Windows has closed this program.
Name: Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
Publisher: Microsoft Corp

Not a tech wiz, but smart... would be so grateful to fix this!
 

Answer:Win xp nt authority restart - no time to run scan or post ?

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I have a Surface Pro 3. I've had it for a year, came with Windows 8 (or 8.1 - can't recall). Upgraded to Windows 10 and it worked fine.

Sometime in the last 2 months, pretty much every time I reboot, or put the computer in sleep mode, etc, ANY external device stops working. This includes:

- Type cover
- Bluetooth mouse
- USB docking station (displaylink Targus if it matters)
- USB flash drive
- etc

Everything else is fine, touch screen works, etc. To resolve I go into device manager, find the drivers with the yellow warning icon, "update" the driver and select the browse my computer / let me pick option, pick the appropriate driver, and update. After doing my Targus USB port, keyboard, and mouse, everything works. Or similarly the type cover filter driver, it works. Even the Bluetooth USB mouse - its DETECTED, and if I turn it off then it disappears from device manager.

I can't believe this is a surface pro 3 issue, but maybe. I am fully up to date on patches, firmware, etc.

I've tried all sorts of options short of rebuilding from scratch, but nothing is working. As I said, once I update the driver, it works, until I reboot/etc.

No errors in the event log.

Windows 10 Pro.

Hoping someone has advice of a trick I'm missing.

Thanks in advance for any help!!

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Okay, this is a strange one. I have included all the troubleshooting steps I've tried, so please read through before making suggestions.

Last night out of the blue, after always working perfectly, my mouse pointer started to randomly freeze for a second or two. When it did move, it moved smoothly and normally; but every few seconds or so it would get stuck for a moment (you can check out what kind of mouse it is in my specs). The mouse wheel and buttons are fine, no problems at all; just the pointer is messing with me. The touchpad works perfectly as well.

It works perfectly after a reboot. But over time it starts to break down again. In fact, I left it alone overnight, and this morning the pointer would barely move at all.
I rebooted again, and noticed that at the blue "Restarting" screen the mouse pointer was instantly back to normal. But again, after reboot it would be fine at first but then start acting up, getting worse as time went on.

Troubleshooting I have already tried:
1. Replaced the mouse battery.
2. Removed the USB receiver and put it back in.
3. Uninstalled the drivers, rebooted, Windows installed generic HID-compliant driver.
4. Malware scan
5. Tried a different mouse

Oddly, after trying a different mouse and then switching back to the original, it worked fine for much longer before starting to break down again. At the time of this post, the pointer is sticking but not as badly, and taking longer to deteriorate.

I'm about to try a system ... Read more

Answer:Mouse behavior deteriorates over time after restart

dUDE CHECK YOUR task mangaer and see system interrupt usage(cpu) is it going up and you have the same problem as me i still can fix it though

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About two weeks ago, I purchased a Motorola SURFboard SB6141. At the same time, I purchased an AirPort Express to extend the current WiFi network. Not long after that, I purchased a TP-Link five-port gigabit switch.

This is the current setup:
TimeWarner Cable -> Motorola SB6141 -> TP-Link switch -> Airport Extreme -> Airport Express.

There is an ethernet cable that runs from the TP-Link directly into an Xbox 360. We have two MacBooks, an iPad, two iPod Touches, two Kindles and a Droid X that connect to the WiFi regularly. (Previously, there was a Ubee modem -> LinkSys DSL switch -> same AirPort Extreme. No major issues with that internet).

Here is the problem: Every time a device connects to the internet for the first time, the modem MUST be restarted. After the modem is restarted, the device must run a connection test, which it passes, before it can connect to the internet. HOWEVER, after the device connects, another device that was previously connected to the internet loses its connection.

This happens no matter how the device is connected to the internet. It happens with devices that connect to the WiFi and with devices that are hard-wired into the TP-Link.

The wireless seems to be working fine, aside from the fact that one of the iPod Touches (a first-gen model from 2008) has NEVER been able to connect to the internet since we got the setup. Additionally, the Kindles and Droid X (from 2010), have not been able to connect as readily to the internet a... Read more

Answer:Need to restart modem every time a new device connects

You need to connect the AirPort Extreme to the modem, then the switch.
 

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Everytime I restart my computer the wireless won't work and cannot be found.  I then have to then reload the driver so that it will work again. What do I have to do to my computer to stop having this problem?  I have Think pad model r51 2888-WRS with an Intel 802.11 bg wireless(MPCI).    

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I want my kids to go to bed early, so I want the computer to shut down at a specific time but also wants that they are not able to restart it immediately. How can I achieve it. If I set a password, I would like them to use all the features of computer except to restart when it has auto shutdownm. thanks for the help.

Answer:How to shut down computer at a specific time and also can't be restart

You'll want to set parental time limit for their user accounts. If you don't have UAC enabled, definitely activate it and then assign your children specific login IDs.

Here's how to set the parental control on a standard user:
1. Make sure you are logged in as the administrator of the computer.
2. Got to the Control Panel.
3. Under User Accounts and Family Safety, click set up parental controls for any user.
4. If prompted, (type your password and) select Continue.
5. Click the account you want to add parental controls.
6. Set your desired time limits.
7. Block out the time you don’t want the account to be able to login.
8. Confirm with Ok.

I believe the way it works is that once the time limit is reached, the computer will automatically log them out. It will not shut off the computer, though.

For more info, visit Microsoft's website page on Parental Controls. They have a video there to guide you through the process.

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after years of restarting the last two times it seems to have taken a long time. i sign in, the screen eventually turns blue with only my mouse area on the screen. after about three minutes, i hit enter a couple of times, wait longer, hit enter, eventually all is well. but this length of time might be telling me the end is near?
 

Answer:Solved: restart takes long time

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It's a brand new ACER desktop, just a few weeks old. Numerous crashes can happen at any time and for no apparent reason. Physical memory dumps usually fail. Twice it didn't (see attached folder).

System repair isn't much help. Windows can't check for memory problems. Half the time the repair disk can't even locate the Windows program. Don't have a Windows 7 disc as it came already installed on computer.

Any help would be massively appreciated. Please let me know what else I can include.

Thankyou

Answer:BSOD can happen at any time, hard to restart

I see you've only uploaded the dumps. We need the full report. Follow the instructions from the link below.
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

The two dumps you uploaded show hard disk errors.

Please run these tests:

1. Hard disk check with Seatools
2. CHKDSK - Disk Check

Report back your results and we will continue from there.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mike\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$DI00.910\032611-17518-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03009000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03246e50
Debug session time: Sat Mar 26 12:32:36.858 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:06:27.045
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
.....
*******************************************************************************
* ... Read more

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I'm a first time poster so please bear with me.

My computer is running very slow and freezing at random times, most consistently after startup. I have run Avast Antivirus scan and Spybot S&D and nothing was detected.

HJT logfile pasted below. Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:12:46 PM, on 7/21/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PAStiSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\ESPNRunTime\DIGServices.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
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Answer:Computer freezing after restart - first time poster

Hi and welcome to TSF

If you asking for us to check your log for malware, we can't do that in this
forum.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:
http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, please post the requested logs in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum, not here.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.


BG

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**Solved, scroll to bottom edit for anyone else having this same problem.*
I bought a Surface Pro to use as a portable sketchpad, mainly to storyboard in Flash and Draw in Photoshop. I bought an older used one because it isn't anything fancy, just something to let me work during my 4 hour (round trip) commute.
 
However, I got it today and the previous user's name was there (not much else looks different from the factory settings). I installed chrome, installed a few base programs and changed the user name to my handle. I restarted the computer and when it booted the user name changed back to his name and all the programs I downloaded and installed were now gone- it looked exactly as it did the first time I turned it on. Trying mutliple other methods does not work- it reminds me a lot of the program "Deep Freeze" which will revert a public computer back to a prior save point. (I didn't see any program installed other than what I think normally comes on Windows machines, maybe it's something hidden, I don't know.)
 
I've tried a few different things listed in other trouble shooting threads but some of them won't work because I need "Admin rights" even though I'm on the only account on the computer and it is listed as administrator, and I am able to run programs using "run as administrator".
 
I even tried "Remove everything and reinstall Windows". After it says "Please Wait... Preparing" It says "There was a problem resetting your PC No changes were made. Check ... Read more

Answer:Bought a used computer: Every time I restart it reverts everything

AvidLebon, here's a tutorial, maybe you've tried it, just thought to post it.
 
Note that an external keyboard is needed. If all else fails, you can create another MS account using your credentials. There may be a way to delete the prior account, however you'd need to ensure you could do so w/out making the computer unbootable.
 
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/reinstall-windows-81-surface-pro-79022.html
 
Good Luck with the reinstall.
 
Cat

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Every time I close my computer lid and then open it to use my computer, Windows says it "has found an issue and needs to restart." I have it set to hibernate when I close the lid, and so now every time I have to re-open tabs and documents. Is there a way to fix this?

Answer:Why does Windows 10 restart my computer each time I close the lid?

I'm having the same problem. Help would be appreciated

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I have had this problem a few months ago which I had solved (at least I thought so) with system restore but the situation is a bit more severe because, whatever is happening, it is deleting my restore points.

This really is a spur of the moment kind've thing without warning. My PC was working immaculately until the day before yesterday. I usually always leave my PC on overnight or whenever I go to sleep. I got up yesterday morning and discovered that the PC had crashed to the bios screen. It absolutely would not start for a few times for who knows what reason and I had to keep trying system diagnostics. I thought I might've been hit by a virus and it was being antagonised by the scan I was running that night. After finding nothing wrong and discovering I had no restore points for about half an hour, I managed to get the PC started again and it didn't seem like anything was actually wrong.

When I checked task manager, I discovered that hardly any processes or programs were starting up. I used the PC that day as usual and nothing at all seemed out of place except for the fact the PC was very quiet, could barely even hear any sort of disk activity at all. So I left it on overnight again, this time without running a scan, came back to it this morning and discovered it had crashed again, this time to the login screen (this could've happened any number of times that night, to my knowledge.) I logged in and the exact same thing happens, next to no processes running, hardly any... Read more

Answer:Windows seems to crash/restart after a set amount of time

Make and model number of everything found inside the PC? GPU, PSU, MOBO, etc.

Download HWMonitor from here:

http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html


Make sure to download the .zip file to your desktop.


Once downloaded to your desktop unzip the hwmonitor.zip folder to your desktop.

Open up the unzipped folder and run either the 32bit Software or 64bit Software. How to tell the difference: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218
Allow HWMonitor to run while the PC is at an idle state. After about five minutes of running at idle take a screenshot and save the image to your desktop.

Now allow HWMonitor to run while gaming or doing heavy processing for about five minutes. Take another screenshot and save the image to your desktop.

In your next reply please include both screenshots.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f195/how-to-post-a-screenshot-184291.html

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Every single time I restart my PC, the chrome bookmark has disabled itself and I have to Ctrl+Shift+B and then right click + don't show aplication button. It gets annoying to enable the bookmark and take that button off every single time I turn on my PC. Please help!! Can't find any solution on the internet nor the chrome support.
 

Answer:My chrome bookmark is disabled every time I restart

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How do I stop Windows XP from making me log in ever time I restart?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
 

Answer:[SOLVED] Window Login every time I restart (ttt)

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