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Random 250gb HD Restart

Question: Random 250gb HD Restart

Hey. I got a 250 gb western digital HD (WDC WD2500JB-00REA0) this started about a week ago, i keep hearing the drive stop like being cut from power and then powering up again,i had my computer on for a couple of weeks before this started could this anyhow affected it. I also tested it with SpeedFan S.M.A.R.T function and it gave me this warning - "NOTE : your hard disk Power On Hours Count attribute current value (96) is below the normal range (97 - 100) reported for your specific hard disk model. Basically your hard disk was powered on for more than the maximum time the average user did. This means that either all of the reports collected are from hard disks that were not powered on for too long (this is realistic for recent models) or that your hard disk is becoming old. Usually this is not considered as a pre-failure advisory, but you should check whether you want to replace the hardware or keep an eye on its performances over time."
Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Random 250gb HD Restart

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

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

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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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Hi everybody.

I wonder if everybody had similar problem before and found the solutions the problem. Here what happened: Upgrading memory to (256MBX2)=512MB on my HP Pavilion 8770C. I used to have 256MB and 128MB modules, on both available slot and the computer just worked find. Replaced the 128MB with 256MB RAM stick, both modules are PC100, and strange things happening: the system randomly restarts itself, or programs just quit without warning or sometimes quit with error messages.

I ran the memory test, with both modules on socket, and they failed the stride6, wmats+ and wstride38. First, I thought the new module was bad, but either memory passed all tests when installed ALONE (not in pair). The computer runs just fine with only one module in first socket (I did not try to install only one memory in 2nd socket, worried to screw up everything )

I've tried to reinstall the memory with CMOS reset, but the problem persisted. Everything in my computer is updated (driver and BIOS/PhoenixBIOS). I tried to disable the Legacy USB Support when running the memory test, but it did not help.

Does anybody have an idea what's wrong with my computer?

My computer specs:
HP Pavilion 8770C
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...n_lang=en&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=bph05753
Athlon 850Mhz
AMD Irongate (AMD-750) Chipset
Phoenix Bios (Latest update from HP site)
(I believe it has ASUS motherboard)
256MB RAM
Windows2000 SP4
NVIDIA Vanta 16MB AGP
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Answer:Random restart & Random Program quit after upgrading Memory/RAM

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installed a new motherboard, new cpu, new ram, new hdd, a different graphics card, found errors on a cd drive, disabled that, and my computer still restarts randomly, like before i decided to get new hardware. automatic restart is turned off. what can i do?

mobo: mis p43-c51 (new)
tried both gf 7950gt and 8800, no difference, still problems
seagate 250 gb hdd (new)
intel q8300 2.5ghz (new)
x fi extreme gamer soundcard
ocz 600w psu
4 gigs of ocz ram pc3-8500 1066mhz (new)
latest drivers. new sata cables. temperatures ok.

please help. this is getting... quite annoying to say the least, almost replacing all hardware and still problems. thank you very much in advance.
 

Answer:random restart and random bsod

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Hi, I want to buy a new hard drive for my desktop PC, and I was wondering if the western digital black 250GB hard drive or western digital enterprise 250GB hard drive would work better for such a PC. Both of the HDDs I mentioned are SATA, in case you're wondering.
 

Answer:Solved: western digital black 250GB vs. western digital enterprise 250GB

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Question: Random restart's

Hi all
First posting on anything like this spent a few hours reading through some of the questions to find help Iv'e no computer knowledge so I'm fumbling in the dark maybe I've caused the problem myself
I like to play disc games, computer is 2.20 giahertz [hav'nt a clue]
memory 256 MB Ditto
everything started going very slow
Afriend recomended I get more RAM so I went out and bought another memory module 512 I took the spec's info from the manual but did not feel sure I got the right thing got no help from shop after fitting this seems to have started the problems I removed the memory thing but problem stayed what can I do to put it right
please try to explain as simply as pos cos I'm totally green
regards Lyn

Answer:Random restart's

Hi and welcome to TSF

When you get a restart do you see a blue screen with STOP error on it?
It won't be the RAM if its not a Blue screen as above but power supply or heat related, most likely.

*Can you download this software: Sensors View
*Install it and run it. It'll then give you temperatures and voltages.
*Post them back here please.

-Also, what PSU (Power Supply Unit) do you have make/model/max. wattage? (you can open the case and check by reading off its label.. its easy and no need to touch anything either)
-If you don't know, is the computer an OEM like from Dell, HP etc, or is it a custom build (if OEM, what is the make/model usually printed at front, front bottom or back of computer)?

Will wait your replies before going any further.

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Question: random restart,

i have an HP pavilion , and it just restarts over a period of time, no warning just restarts, i took it to be repaired where the guy replaced the power supply and motherboard , both seemed to be used, the problem was not fixed , all fans are working and i cleaned everything even the CPU fan , at this point im lost. any help would be nice, thanks

Answer:random restart,

What model Pavilion?

Disable auto restarts on system failure (Instructions here )

If a BSOD appears please post the details.

Test the RAM individually using Memtest86+ (burn the .iso file to a disc)

Test the hard drive using the manufacturer diagnostics.

Hard Drive Utilities

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Question: a random restart

my computer just restarted out of nowhere, i wasnt playing any games just chatting on AIM, my computer temeratures are fine, and its pretty cool in my room. im sure it isnt normal for it to just restart
 

Answer:a random restart

If your computer restarts independently of the program you've started, most probably the problem is in the hardware, usually in processor or memory.
If you are not sure that your processor's temperature is fine, try cleaning up your cooler.
 

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I'm 99% sure it's the power supply unit. I know for sure it isn't the RAM or Video Card, both work in other machines.

Just threw all my old stuff in a used barebones unit I bought from someone. Everything works great, except it likes to restart at random, a lot. I can get into CMOS, one of the times it restarted itself I was in there. Anyway, I had it running with the side of the case off it when it restarted itself like 4 times and I smelled slight burning. Stuck my head in the case and it was coming from the PSU (turned it off real fast). So I'm thinking the PSU is toast? Or could me having some wires hooked wrong cause this? I checked all my pin 1's and such I think it's right...I dunno, just don't wanna go buy a new PSU if I don't have to.

Here are the specs (different CDROM, Video Card, & HD though):
http://support.gateway.com/support/detailedinfo.asp?sn=0022493070

Thanks,

Smith
 

Answer:Random Restart = PSU?

If your handy with tools and the PSU isn't under warrenty then you could take the cover off. It should be fairly obvious if anything is fried. But that burned insulation smell is a BAD sign like you said.

If you have a multimeter and want a pinout to check volts and amps then go here (sorry doesn't allow hotlinks) http://www.technick.net/public/code/index.php and click "Pinouts" and scroll down the page to "PC Motherboards" and select the "ATX Power" link for the pinouts.

Personally, If it were mine I'd go ahead and replace it possibly with a higher wattage PSU (you didn't say how many watts it was). The one you have may not be able to cope with your hardware's power needs.
 

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Question: Random restart

I have a Dell Dimension 2400 running XPSP3 that just started restarting without warning while sitting idle. I found the following error in Event Viewer at the same time as both restarts. Any advice on where to go with troubleshooting? Thanks!

Event Type: Error

Event Source: ParVdm

Event Category: None

Event ID: 2

Date: 11/26/2012

Time: 11:19:35 AM

User: N/A

Computer: SEWALL

Description:

Unable to get device object pointer for port object.

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

Data:

0000: 00 00 00 00 01 00 56 00 ......V.

0008: 00 00 00 00 02 00 07 c0 .......?

0010: 03 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........

0018: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........

0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........

Answer:Random restart

Go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager open up Ports. Right click the Printer Port/Properties/Port Settings. Change the printer port to LPT1.
Source: parvdm Event ID: 2 (Windows Operating System 5.0) - Technet Events And Errors Message Center: Message Details

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Question: Random Restart

My computer simply likes to restart on its own for the fun of it. Whenever im running around 20 hours up time or so my computer will generally restart itself for no real apparant reason. However, I'm using an Antec P180 case that seems to me may have some thermal issues and a thermaltake big typhoon. I was wondering if this could just be a case of harddrives overheating or something of that nature, or does this simply sound like a ram problem?

Answer:Random Restart

Hello,

Firstly, is automatic restart enabled? If so, follow these instructions to turn automatic restart off:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...l_02may13.mspx

...this way you can find out if your computer is automatically restarting because it's encountering an error (in this case, the next time your system randomly restarts, you'll be confronted with a blue screen with an error message).

Your event manager will also log and give details about errors if they occured within Windows (Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Event Viewer) however it can be confusing since you have to look for errors at the time it occured, and it is less direct.

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Question: Random Restart

My computer has been restarting randomly for no reason mostly when i'm
playing MW2 online, recently my graphics card fan has been failing and not spinning and sometimes reaching temp of 110 C i'm not sure if that's the
problem any suggestions?

Answer:Random Restart

Most likely your GPU is overheating. There could be dust in the fan, or simply, the fan is dying. What temps are you getting in HWMonitor for your GFX card?

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Question: Random Restart

Hi

I have a 3 year old PC which keeps restarting itself when I'm in the middle of something. I recently upgraded the HDD from 10GB to 80GB and installed XP. It has a 700MHZ processor and 128MB of RAM. Why does it keep doing this and how can I make it more stable? I plan to upgrade the RAM to 256 and later 512 would this make a significant difference?

Tarq
 

Answer:Random Restart

Another person is having this problem too....theres a link to microsoft in this post concerning something about this issue

http://forums.techguy.org/t218411.html

And YES upgrading the ram will make a HUGE difference...especially in XP. I recommend going straight to 512 mb though.
 

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Question: Random Restart

So I have a computer that is broken.

I was on it for about 30 mins, and suddenly, it just shuts off. No shutting down sign, or anything like that. It just shuts off. So when i tried turning it back on, it never got past the IBM screen it kept restarting over and over, never getting pass the IBM screen. So i turn it off, and call it a night. In the morning, it doesn't even work with the monitor. Its plugged in, but there's an orange light coming from the monitor, not the regular green. When I unplug the monitor, the rgb display comes up, but when i plug it back in, its just the blank screen with the orange light. Any help here?

Answer:Random Restart

Sounds like the computer is not booting up and isn't getting far enough in the process to start the video subsystem (either video card or built-in video). You could try unplugging the computer from the power source, hit the power button (to completely discharge the power supply), plug it back in, and then see if it boots. My guess however, is that it might be more serious than that. Could be failing RAM, bad CPU, motherboard failing, or failing power supply. Without verified good parts to test with, it might be difficult to diagnose via text. If the system doesn't restart after attempting the above, you might not have many options but to take it to a friend with hardware skills or a reputable repair shop.

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Question: Random restart

Hello all,

I just had a really random restart, and I honestly have no idea how it happened. I was just chatting on MSN, and I had firefox with a couple of tabs open. I'm going to attach the minidump file. If anyone has any ideas, I'd really appreciate it . This is for my laptop, not the desktop listed in the specs. my laptop is:

HP Pavilioin dv6607nr Entertainment Notebook PC
Installed Windows 7
4 GB of RAM
160GB hard drive

Thank you all in advance

Answer:Random restart

Hi -

Remove Deamon Tools/ Alcohol 120, ehichever is installed.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Sun May 30 15:08:43.491 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:28:12.144
BugCheck FE, {5, fffffa8004cec1a0, 10de055e, fffffa8006324f60}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for sptd.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for sptd.sys
Probably caused by : usbohci.sys ( usbohci!OHCI_PollAsyncEndpoint+99 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xFE
PROCESS_NAME: firefox.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
www.jcgriff2.com

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Question: Random restart

Hello there. I have no idea what happened. I was just reading an adobe file, and bam, my computer restarted. The dmp file is included. Thanks to everyone for all their help in advance.

Answer:Random restart

Your Dump Report


Code:
Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck FE, {5, fffffa80039551a0, 10de055e, fffffa80043ad250}
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\sptd.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for sptd.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for sptd.sys
Probably caused by : usbohci.sys ( usbohci!OHCI_PollAsyncEndpoint+99 )
Followup: MachineOwner
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1: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER (fe)
USB Driver bugcheck, first parameter is USB bugcheck code.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000005, USBBUGCODE_INVALID_PHYSICAL_ADDRESS The host controller is
using a physical memory address that was not allocated by
the USBport driver.
Arg2: fffffa80039551a0, Device extension pointer of the host controller
Arg3: 0000000010de055e, PCI Vendor,Product id for the controller
Arg4: fffffa80043ad250, Pointer to Endpoint data structure
Debugging Details:
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CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xFE
PROCESS_NAME: System
CURRENT_IRQL: 2
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Question: Random Restart

My Computer randomly restarts every now and then, i was having problems with backweb earlier but i think i fixed that here is my hijack log thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 7:58:53 PM, on 4/12/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\NoAds\NoAds.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\interMute\SpamSubtract\SpamSub.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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Answer:Random Restart

FadingOut said:

My Computer randomly restarts every now and then, i was having problems with backweb earlier but i think i fixed that here is my hijack log thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 7:58:53 PM, on 4/12/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\NoAds\NoAds.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\interMute\SpamSubtract\SpamSub.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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Question: Random restart

Hi. I'm having a problem. I downloaded the bad file like trojan whatever so i used all these programs to get rid of it. like spybot seek and dystroy an dadware removal. so I do that and now i get like this problem where my icon turns a bit like old modle and then my pc reboots. First time i go tit it was a blue screen then rebooted. what can i do. Is thetrjan still there. Any advice

Answer:Random restart

Most likely you still have some type of infection going on.
Plz look over the First Steps at Removing Malware following up with posting your HJT log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum

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Question: random restart...

Just got a random restart WITHOUT bsod while having about 15 firefox tabs open, no games, downloading, or anything else was going on though. Wondering what tests I should do if any, and what this could mean? My rig is in my sig and is only about 1 month old.

Just opened everything running at the time to see if problem re-occured. Opened WMP11 to see this message "WMP was not closed properly. A damaged or incompatible plug-in might have caused the problem to occur. As a precaution, all optional plug-ins have been dissabled" I'm wondering if the clip i was playing caused this problem, or if this problem occured because of the restart?

Answer:random restart...

If you have overclocked your system, it could be due to instability. So make sure you have enough voltage to the CPU, to stabilize the overclock.

Or it could be, that your system is overheating. What are the idle and load temperatures?

And has this just happened recently? Or does it happen often?

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ok like the title says..my computer randomly restarts. I i have run norton virus scan, spybot search and destroy, ad-aware, memtest86 and also switched out video cards and nothing has helped. Im running xp with sp2. a few times it restarted i got an vpu recovery message from my video card..so i thought that was the problem...but it wasnt. i installed a new card and no more vpu recovery errors..but my pc still restarts. i have all my drivers up to date. i just cant figure out what is causing it to restart all the time...HELP!

Answer:random restart help!!!

check your event viewer

Right click on "My Computer"
Manage
Event viewer
system
Check for error

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Question: Random Restart

i have a problem, my computer randomly restarts! it's really annoying, i'm in a progam, any program, Flash, Photoshop, dungeon siege, even spider solitaire, and my screen goes black and restarts, and then once i'm back onto windows, i get a ' your system has recovered from a serious error' and then when i click on it to see the details i get this....

BCCode : 1000008e BCP1 : C000001D BCP2 : FC116260 BCP3 : FC8D7E80
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1

And if i click on the details thing or w/e it shows me:

C:\DOCUME~1\r0rY\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER698d.dir00\Mini1 11404-09.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\r0rY\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER698d.dir00\sysda ta.xml

does anyone know what these files are? ^

I've read around on the internet, and i've read that it might be a memory problem, i'm considering getting some more ram but i don't want to spend the money until i know the cause for sure.

Answer:Random Restart

1.. you can use sfc.exe /scannow to check and fix your system files form a os install cd!

2. you can login in safe mode and del files:
C:\DOCUME~1\r0rY\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER698d.dir00\Mini1 11404-09.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\r0rY\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER698d.dir00\sysda ta.xml

3. in safe mode ,run regedit.exe to scan and search you register table for those two files, and del the key assignments

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Question: Random Restart

Hi,

I have read a number of threads on the topic of random restarts, and fortunately haven't encountered one yet today. I wanted to provide my minidump files so that I can get a more accurate diagnosis from someone.

The last 5 are attached in the zip file.

My computer:
Case: Silverstone LC-01
PS: Silverstone ST-405
MB: Asus A7N8X Rev 2.00
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2800+
Ram: Kingston ValueRAM 2X256 1 400Mhz, 1 333MHz (could be an issue)
Video Card: MSI nVidia Ti4200 8X AGP 128MB
TV Tuner: Hauppage WinTV 32062 Rev C199
CPU Heatsink: Nexus AXP-3200

Thanks for your help.
 

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Question: Random restart

Getting random restarts sometimes while gaming and sometimes while watching youtubes

Answer:Random restart

Hello don18w and welcome to tenforums!

I looked at the dump file and you experienced a hardware failure crash:

Code:
Bug Check 0x124: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR


The WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR bug check has a value of 0x00000124. This bug check indicates that a fatal hardware error has occurred. This bug check uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA).

Please run the following test:



Diagnostic Test

 RAM TEST

Run MemTest86+ to analyse your RAM. MemTest86+ - Test RAM - Windows 10 Forums


   Note


MemTest86+ needs to be run for at least 8 complete passes for conclusive results. Set it running before you go to bed and leave it overnight. We're looking for zero errors here. Even a single error will indicate RAM failure.

Cheers, Boris

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Hi all! Recently i bought a 3700+, Asrock dual sata, 1gb Geil and everything works FINE but now i have a little stupid problem, sometimes i'm surfing in the internet and this ''s***'' restart, or doing anything that don't use 100% CPU, CABUM restart, but only occur 1 time per day!!
I don't understand, i allready run memtest 6h, primetime 6h, OCCT, and no error at all!
I play CSS for several hours no restart, play GT Legend no restart!

The message is this: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000be (0xfffffadfe1d70720, 0x00000000d8086001, 0xfffffadfe1483e60, 0x000000000000000b). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini042806-01.dmp.

Any solution?
Thx in advance
 

Answer:Random restart @ XP x64

According to this:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/fc8efbed-4ea6-4068-9f55-40801292ec6d1033.mspx

The bugcheck is caused by a driver trying to write to read-only memory. Since you're running XP64 the most obvious thing to do would be to verify that ALL your drivers are indeed 64-bit compatible.
 

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Question: XP Random Restart

Well I have had 2 operating systems on this computer and have had the same issue with both. I formmatted the first drive but the one with my files and storage has been the same for both. The computer just seems to randomly reboot it does not matter when or anything its typically after its been on for a while. It is not a heat issue i have been monitoring the temps and have 7 fans in this machine. I do get however on occasion a pop up saying system has recovered from a serious error... Anyone know where i can look up these logs and if anyone has any ideas to fix plz let me know.

Thanks

~Ryan~

Answer:XP Random Restart

I recently had the same problem and it had been going on for aboat a year, I thought it was a heat issue and installed extra fans but that made no difference. I cured the problem by taking my cpu fan off and hoovered out the heat sink, problem solved, no more random crashes, silly messages like the above one you have, dodgy start ups and no more random resets.i even had tried changing my grapics card to no provail. It might be worth your while to do the same, hope this helps chirpy

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Question: Random Restart

Hi there. First, some general specs for my system;

ASUS M2N-MX
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800 (2.4GHz)
WD 300 GB (internal)
2 GB RAM (2 x 1GB)
GeForce 8600 GT (512 MB)
M AUDIO Delta 44
Antec 650W PS
XP PRO (SP 3)

I've been experiencing occasional restarts in the middle of various tasks. It can be during third party software usage (FL Studio, Cakewalk, etc.) or simply browsing the web (I use Firefox 3.6.16). It occurs without warning, there is a sudden shutdown, and, if I'm lucky, a restart.

When it does restart (it doesn't always without powering off completely and restarting manually), it takes an inordinate amount of time to do so, after being stuck on the MBoards splash screen for several minutes.

I receive a DCOM related error, event #10005. In fact, upon reviewing I see that I received probably about a hundred of these errors in quick succession just before it crashed. The multitude of those errors are generally book ended with the events 7000, 7035 and 7036 (all service related it seems).

It was happening intermittently for a week or two, and I found info that suggested I use 'DCOMbobulator' to disable DCOM. I did so with no adverse effects, and the problem seemed to vanish. That was roughly two weeks ago, and not so much as an error since. Until earlier this eve. I'd been on for a few hours, and opened Firefox to browse and *poof*. Hard shutdown, very long pause on the MB splash screen, and an eventual restart.

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Answer:Random Restart

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwarePlease download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Full Scan"... Read more

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Hello all, my problem is that my PC keeps randomly rebooting itself, but only when I am browsing the web, or doing any activity with my modem. I can leave my computer on for 4 days in a row and not a problem, as soon as I start browsing the web, it starts just shuting down by itself.

Using Windows XP home edition.
AMD Athlon XP 1500+
448 MB Ram
60 Gig HDD
32 MB AGP 4x NVidia GeForce video

Any help would be appreciated. Making this message short, who knows how long before it re-b.....
 

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My computer has tendencies to randomly restart on me. I think it's spyware related. heres my logs:



Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:02:19 PM, on 8/15/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\infsbrkr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\ACMonitor_X83.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\196_150_ni.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MUSICM~1\MUSICM~1\MMDiag.exe
C:\Program Files\Winewire\msrdispl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mim.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msencode.exe
C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SECRET~1\secretsmiles.exe
C:\Program Files\HiJackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = www.soompi.com/forums
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://clubbox.co.kr/touya
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Answer:Please help me. Random restart.

anyone?

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Question: Random Restart

Hi, recently i have been getting random restarts on my brand new gm5478 computer. The fans speed up really fast for about 10 seconds then it restarts. All my cpu temps read just fine during the process.

I have checked the event logs and there are many errors that say this

Warning 10/5/2007 6:48:26 AM volsnap 57 (2)
The system failed to flush data to the transaction log. Corruption may occur.

Does this have anything to do with whats going on?

Thanks in advance,
Mancow
 

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My computer has been randomly restarting. I do not believe it is the powers upply as the lights have not turned off when this has happened. I get a STOP error that says:

page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

it says the location of this error is ntfs.sys. another time it said wmaud.sys

the time it said ntfs the location was

0x00000050 (0xE48E8FA8, 0x00000000, 0xF772F638, 0x00000002)

address F772F638 base at F76E4000

I have replaced the memory and I know it is not that... I have also formatted my computer 3 times as to elliminate software error. I have also reinstalled the sound drivers.. I have an MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum mobo with an amd 3200+ proc. PLease HELP!!!

Answer:Random Restart

How much RAM do you have installed? Is it ECC?

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Hi,I am currently having major issues with my dell inspiron 1545, the laptop itself is around a year and a half old and has had no issues to date.Recently i have been having issues while playing games online, the laptop will work perfectly until running a game and then will automatically restart, i have been into system settings and turned off automatic shutdown and have also had the fan cleaned and ran under a stress test but has passed and i have made sure that i have the system requirement to play the games

also when the laptop has been restarting it will sometimes show a white screen before restarting and once ablue screen
 

Answer:Random Restart

Welcome to TSG forums.
Have you run your anti virus and anti-malware,anti spyware programs?
That would be a good place to start if you haven't done so already.
Vicks
 

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Computer will restart at random about 3 times a day. Always when on line and almost always when the game jewel quest is being played. When I check the event viewer, I see the following error:

faulting application jewelquest2.exe version 2.0.4.2 faulting module msver80.dll fault address 0x00008aa0

2.20 ghz dual
2g ram
asus p5l-vm1394
intel 82945 chipset
80 g hd

Thanking you in advance for any help you can give.

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Question: Random restart

Getting random restarts sometimes while gaming and sometimes while watching youtubes

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Question: Random restart

Hi i am having some problems with my comp randomly restarting while playing games. These random reboots can occur anytime within minutes or hours of each other or not at all. This only happens when i am playing games.
A blue screen would occur sometimes saying "IRQ_DRIVER_NOT_EQUAL" and i would have to force restart..other times it would jump to the POST screen.

My event logger gives this details..

Error code 100000d1, parameter1 bbbbbbeb, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 f7a9f190.

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

I suspect it might be too hot inside my comp, currently i have the side panel open and a big fan blowing towards it but it justed happened again. Or a software issue probably?

System specs:

Pentium 4 2.4g
80g HDD
MSI FX5200 (driver updated)
WinXP Home
 

Answer:Random restart

Try resetting the vid card first and get back to us.
 

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hello,
my computer has begun randomly restarting. I haven't discovered any pattern to it. I don't really know where to begin trying to figure out what it is. I hope someone can help me.
Thanks,
Hewy
 

Answer:random restart

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Hey guys
I just built a new box and am having problems with it up and restarting for no reason. I have a feeling its heat but now im not so sure. It does mostly happen when im on games. Ill post my specs below.


Thermaltake V7000 case with 3 case fans, a top fan, and HD fan
Albatron PX915P pro mobo
Prescott P4 3.2 Ghz
Antec Purepower 430 watt PSU
2 Gigs (4 x 512 ) Kingston PC3200 Ram
Saphire ATI Radeon 9200se 128 MB
30 GB Western Digital HD
120 GB Seagate Baracuda HD
( HD's on RAID set as normal IDE )
CD-rom and CD-rw on IDE
Dell 1.44 floppy drive
Thermaltake ( big bad-*** ) copper piped heatsink w/fan
Arctic Silver 5 thermal grease on heatsink


So my case temp and mainboard temp has always been fine. With the stock intel heatsink and fan the CPU idle'd at 64C. I just installed the new Thermaltake heatsink and grease and its dropped to 55C but I still get the restarts. I know I need to put the heatsink and grease through a few thermal cycles before it gets the best cooling but I dont think its going to stop my restarts. I really dont know what to do and im going to have more heat soon when I upgrade the Video Card. Everything is brand new except for the HD's which worked fine in my old box. I can run Sandra and do all the benchmarking tests fine, I can run movies and music and internet fine, but it seems like it does it more when im gaming. Any help is appreciated.

Answer:random restart

55C is still pretty high for a cpu (althought shouldn't be bad), I was under the understanding that p4s generally ran cooler than AMDs but had a lower tolerance for heat...

Also, try re-seating your video card and if possible monitor it's heat as well.

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Hi,

My system has been running fine for a good year until yestarday. I was on the internet at the time and just browsing sites then all a sudden the display went black and a BSOD appeared to which the system then restarted itself. When Windows 7 booted back up I had a message telling me the computer had recovered from an unexpected shutdown with some information tagged to it. I dont have that information although I have used a program to create some files which I have added below.
Also I scanned my hard drive for trojans and found one infection which I deleted. The problem still persisted so I have formatted my hd and done a clean install of Windows.
After the clean install it`s still happening. Since yestarday the PC has randomly restarted itself about five times. Any info on this would be super. Thanks.

Answer:Random BSOD then restart

There were no .dmp files ... navigate to c:/windows/minidump and zip up any .dmp files and attach them to your next post...

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Hi,  I just got my new i5 thinkpad x220 for less than a month. I really like the look, the battery life, and a lot of features. But two problems made me really frustrated.  The worse one is the random rebooting problem. It happened both when I was using the battery and when I was connected to the power cord. There were no warning or anything. It just restarted. It happened almost ten times already.  The other one is the wireless connection. Sometimes I have full signal bar while I couldn't connect to the network. Everyone else in the room had no problem whatsoever.  Please help! Tom

Answer:X220 random restart

1. Random reboots? Try updating the bios firmware. Also download TPfancontrol and Prime95 then run them, to check on the temperature of the machine and see whether stressing the CPU causes random shutdown due to overheating (check temp of the machine in Tpfancontrol).If the above fails to find and correct the problem, then just call the warranty department and let them sort it out for you. Regarding network, can you explain a little more about the actual behaviour?

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Well, I've been reading these forums for a veryyy long time trying to pin point which solution applies to my problem regarding the random shut downs. Here is what I did, and still continue to have a problem:

1. Ran Memtest86+ first, no errors, good since I have lots of ram
2. Reformatted twice.
3. Double checked cable was 80wire, Triple checked with even buying another 80wire IDE cable.
4. New thermal grease, and heat sink.
5. I used to get the UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME error all the time before I reformatted my HDD, and now I have yet to see it.

Then, here and there I get the shut down. I just disabled the automatic shut down so I can copy down the error code when/if it decides to grace me with its presence again...

Here is what I know so far:
INFO:
AMD AthlonXP 2900+
400FSB , Abit KV7-V Motherboard
Thermal Take Extreme Volcano 12 HeatSink/Fan
PSU- 500w (generic but slightly new, works great though)

Windows XP Professional, no service packs installed "yet/if I decide to"

GeForce FX5700LE Optima 128DDR AGP 8/4X
ATI Radeon 9200 Pro 128 DDR AGP 8/4X
Creative Audigy2 ZS Platinum Sound Blaster
Dual HDD's, Western Digital 7200 RPM 180GB (Master)
Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM 160GB (Slave)

CD-Burner, Floppy, etc...

I have all the drivers for everything installed and working fine. I disabled on board audio

And this is the error codes I have in the Computer Management > Event Viewer > System list...



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Answer:Yet another random restart post ~

Heres the error on the blue screen I just received:

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Techincal Information:
*** STOP: 0x0000000A (0x00000054, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x804E9E0C)

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.
Contact system admin, blah blah....

I had my digital camera on hand so I was able to snap a pic and then type the error code down. Maybe this will help solve the problem >.< Thx everyone in advance for your input and knowledge!

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Hi all,


I encounter BSOD errors randomly. Not sure what is wrong with the system. Need your help. Thanks.


Attached is one of them. Please advise me on what is wrong and the solutions. Thanks again.

Answer:BSOD and random restart .... Help

Hi all,

I encounter a lot of problem with my computer. Could anyone help ??
I forget to place my system config on. Here it goes ...


Interl Core 2 Duo E6550 2.33Ghz
GA-N650SLI-DS4
Corsair CM2X1024-6400 2GB
Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer
MSI Dvd rom
BENQ DW 1640


What is wrong with the system ? I bought it for less than a year... THanks for all ur help in advance

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Okay, I've got a serious problem.  My computer, a Pavillion 500-210qe, is randomly shutting down and restarting throughout the day.  It doesn't happen at the same time everyday.  I've looked at the event logs and it gives me a kernel 41 error at each shutdown and restart.  I have already replaced the PSU but that hasn't stopped the problem.  I updated the BIOS with no such luck.  This started happening about a month ago on my computer.  To me it seems like it has to be due to an update with windows or drivers.  Here's why I think it has to be an update.  Because we have 3 other computers doing the same thing.  I doubt the RAM, motherboards and PSUs would all go bad at the same time.  Two of the other computers are Pavillion 500-200t and the other one is a 500-210qe just like mine.  I have done just about everything I've found to try off the internet but I'm at my wits end.  Nothing has seemed to help.  Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks, Steve

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so me and a few friends put together a puter from some old parts we had layin around and it will randomly restart itself. For the most part it seems to do it when you have a load on it such as a game, watching a movie, or sometimes when you try to transfer a large file from HDD - Flash drive. We started thinking the GPU was overheating so we threw a fan on it... no luck, so we then thought the CPU might have been overheating from bad thermal paste so we got some new and put it on... again no luck, so we then looked into power thinking it wasn't getting enough so we threw in a 420W PSU.... yet again no luck. We are completely out of idea on whats going wrong the last thing I can think of is the GPU is bad, if it was would it cause it to randomly reboot?, any help would be great. Its got AMD Opteron 2.6GHz Socket 939 CPU, 2 one GB sticks of RAM, ATI X300 GPU and its running XP.

Answer:random restart... can't figure it out

Maybe the memory is bad? Try running MEMTEST

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Hey all,

I found this forum through searching at yahoo when i typed in "Random computer restart" and this was one of the first hits, however... the thread really didnt help me answer my question.

At random times, from, doing virus scans, web surfing, watching media, or playing games my computer randomly restarts on me, screen goes black no prompts or anything and restarts my computer normally as if it was off and i turned it on, when it gets back to windows.. no messages of errors or anything.

The ironic thing is i just built a new computer and i am having the same exact problem, the only shared parts of old and new computers are the Cd-Rom, Floppy (yes i still have one), and case. otherwise nothing is the same.

My new comp specs are:

evga 680i mobo (used to have Nforce 2)
intel core 2 duo 1.86 ghz (used to have AMD2400+
evga nvidia 8800 gts 320 mb pcix 16x(used to have radeon 9800 pro 128 meg agp)
2 gigs of OCX DDR2 800mhz ram (used to have pc3200 1 gig)
250 GB SATA (old one was IDE 80 gig)
600 watt psu, cooler master (my old one was a 350W)
I thought that the power coming into my corner of the room was initially the problem. so i bought a UPS backup. i bought an APC 900VA 540 Watt battery backup that has AVR Tech (which automatically goes to the UPS if the power isnt at an appropriate voltage).

I did not put in my old hard drive although i did put on some of the old files. after scanning pcdoctor and norton to make sure they were ok files and ... Read more

Answer:Random Restart Problem.

Hmm well this is a tricky one. You seem to have covered most things.
One Idea, maybe you are having a standoff issue with your case and mobo. Something could be shorting out. It is a little off the wall but its worth a try.

You could take out your mobo and run it out of the case. While your at it remove your Cd drive and floppy. If it still happens, you need to see a witch doctor.
 

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Hi,

Im having a problem on a computer that sometimes do a random restart, not often.

I dont no if its a hardware problem or software/drivers problem.

In event viewer apears:
System error
event ID: 1003

I've attached the minidump that windows writes to see if you can tell where to start or if it can be hardware or software/drivers problems

Thkx in advance,
Paulo
 

Answer:windows XP random restart

One corrupts at memory (ram?)
one corrupts at driver fault (emu10k1m.sys - associated with creative sound blaster)
one had a Bad_Pool_Caller (c2)

suggestions-
Download and run memtest on one stick at a time for 7 passes. If any errors come up then its time to check if they are compatible or if you got bad sticks.
Update drivers.
 

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A few days ago, Google started redirecting my search links...but thought nothing of it. Then today, I started today as any other day...opened Mozilla checked my Flickr.....then

BOOM.

My computer restarts. It dumps the physical memory upon start up three times.

I finally get it to start in Safe mode...and notice an EXE running called

EGOXYM.EXE

in my Temp files rooted into my HKLM

This has disabled my Rocket Dock and all Widgets from starting, I am in fear of major Data loss.



A quick Google search came up with this awesome site...so here it goes.

Anyone have ANY ideas????



DDS
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DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Pat at 15:22:22.52 on Thu 05/13/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.1023.365 [GMT -7:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
Executable.exe 4
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
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Answer:Random Restart/Crash

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Please explain why this computer has no antivirus program installed and running. This is an open invitation for infection.

It can take as little as eight seconds to infect an unprotected computer.

Please keep this computer offline except when downloading tools and posting in the forum until we get one installed.

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Your Windows 7 User Account Control UAC has been disabled. Sometimes, malware disables it, sometimes the end user does.

Please read this

Before you go any further, protect this system and re-enable that feature. Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts > Change User Account settings and set it back to Default.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

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Hello all, ever since I reinstalled windows 7 a while back Ive been having problems with my computer randomly freezing up and then restarting. It usually does this when I am surfing the net or watching a HD video 720p or above. Sometimes just before it restarts it will mention something about reference memory. I notice my computer also restarts when I leave it sit for a while but it almost seems random. Thanks a lot in advance.

Answer:Random freeze and restart

Is your computer giving you a BSOD or just immediately restarting?Use MemTest86+ to test your memory for failure.You will need:
A new blank CD (CD-R) or a re-writable CD (CD-RW).Using a working computer, go to http://www.memtest.org/#downiso and download the latest version of the Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip). Extract the .zip file's contents to your desktop.Burn the .ISO image file on the desktop to a CD.
Follow these instructions if you are not familiar with burning an .ISO image file to disc.Boot the affected computer from the CD.
You may need to configure the BIOS or use the Boot Menu to boot first from the CD.Memtest86+ will begin testing automatically and continuously.

Important! Allow the test to run as long as possible, preferably 24 hours.Errors will be listed in red.Only one error is necessary to fail the test. There is no need to continue. You may either press the Esc key to reboot or you may simply turn the computer off.If an error is listed and you are comfortable working inside the computer, follow these steps:
Important! Static electricity is dangerous to electronics. Discharge yourself by touching a bare metal spot on the case before you touch anything inside the case.Open the case and remove every stick of RAM except for the one closest to the CPU.Boot from the CD and allow Memtest86+ to run as long as possible, preferably 6 hours.If there are no errors, turn the computer off, remove the RAM stick, put the next one in its place, and retest. R... Read more

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I use XP SP2. Currently for no apparent reason my system restarts and a request to report incident to Microsoft appears. Is there a fix for this occurrence?

Answer:Windows Random Restart

Anti virus, anti spyware installed? Are they all up to date?Run them all on complete system scan.

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Hey guys, after I started my extra computer (Windows XP Pro Service Pack 1), it randomly restarted after I was about to play a dvd I had just bought from Best Buy. The other day when I tried to play one, it took forever for it to load it, so I am wondering why it would just do that all-of-a-sudden. Here's a HiJackThis Log.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:19:16 PM, on 12/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!AVG Anti-Spyware] "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe" /minimized
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Answer:Random Restart After Playing DVD

That scan was in safe mode, here is one in regular mode (if necessary).
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:33:57 PM, on 12/26/2007
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:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\WUSB54G Wireless-G Adapter\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\WUSB54G Wireless-G Adapter\WUSB54G.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\aaw2007(2).exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MSIEXEC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsiExec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsiExec.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
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Hi! Nice to meet you all!

For a few days I've experiencing random restart and every time after it restart, I got some BSOD and sometimes it freeze. Once after it restart, it freeze with this words on screen:

Intel (r) 82945G chipset
Family PCI accelerated
SVGA BIOS

Build Number 1295 PC 14. 2
02/17/2006 17.49.39

Decompilation or Disassembly PROHIBITED

Copyright (c) 2000-2003 int corp

and once it goes to CMOS Checksum Bad error message, but mostly I got BSODs. Too bad most time my wife that experiencing the BSOD and she forgot to write them down, but I got two:

STOP: 0x00000024 (0x001902FE, 0x000000FF, 0x00000000, 0x804E1F95)
Beginning dump of physical memory
Dumping physical memory hardisk : (some numbers counting up)

and the other one is:
STOP: 0x0000000A (0x04172EE7, 0xA64EB518, 0xA64EB214 0x74A094A)
atapi.sys
address F74A094A
Base at F749A000
date stamp 41107b4d

I have tried:
- Change the Power Supply
- Changing the Memory
- Change the video card

But I still having the same problem.

Can somebody here help me?

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:BSOD & Random restart

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I run a few windows 2000 server. My main one is wondows 2000 advanced server, This is the main server in the network, that hosts a domian and so at the top of the doamin tree, and is part of my internet hosting.

Every two days or so the server seams to randomly operate a forced restart. - Obvioualy this is not practical - but I don't really Know where to start finding out how to stop it doing this.

I have noticed (not on a pattern though) the event log keeps getting full up, I have taken a look, and it is full of DHCP errors. (Not had time to look at that yet (will do in a min and post back) Could this potentially be causing the restart?)
I have looked at automatic updates too - and made sure that is on 'Download and then let me chose when to install'

Any help would be much apreciated.
 

Answer:Random Server Restart

Ok, well,
Sored the DHCP - it was nothing much

Don't know if it would account for the restart.

If the even log was full (on system) might this cause the server to restart!?
Any ideas please much apreciated.
Cheers.
 

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Hello,

Lately my computer is having an issue.. it randomly restarts.. the last one happened today..
I can't tell the frequency really..
Is there anything to start with ?

*Edit: I also have a problem which I reported about it here as well, so maybe these 2 problems are related to each other, the second problem is that I have random USB devices disconnection, I hear the sound of USB disconnection, and all the USB devices stop working and the lights of them are off (mouse and keyboard), and after a few seconds I hear the USB connection sound and they come back to life..

Also there are random freezes.. I think my pc is dying

Thanks

Answer:Random restart problem

It sounds as if the USB hardware issue could be causing everything. By default Windows will reset on a hard error. I'm not a PC hardware guru but I'd check the USB hub and related controllers. It sounds like something to be done in the shop unless you know somebody you trust to poke around with multi-meters inside the box.

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i am having stressful random restart with Watchdog Violation. Below is the outcome from WhoCrashed analysis:

System Information (local)
Computer name: DESKTOP-ULD3UHN
Windows version: Windows 10 , 10.0, build: 10586
Windows dir: C:\WINDOWS
Hardware: 80DW, LENOVO, Lancer 4B3
CPU: AuthenticAMD AMD A10-7300 Radeon R6, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G AMD586, level: 21
4 logical processors, active mask: 15
RAM: 3685339136 bytes total
Crash Dump Analysis
Crash dump directory: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Wed 06/04/2016 08:23:23 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\040616-52265-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: hal.dll (hal!HalpTimerClockInterrupt+0x56)
Bugcheck code: 0x133 (0x0, 0x501, 0x500, 0x0)
Error: DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\hal.dll
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Bug check description: The DPC watchdog detected a prolonged run time at an IRQL of DISPATCH_LEVEL or above.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem. This problem might be caused by a thermal issue.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time.

On Wed 06/04/2016 08:23:23 GMT your computer crashed
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So I've looked through some of the archives here on techspot on random restart problems and I am still having trouble. My computer randomly restarts at will. And sometimes it even randomly freezes.

I've looked at the Minidumps and they tell me that the following are causing the problems:

atapi.sys (IRQL 5 is too high or something)
amdk7.sys
acpi.sys
ntoskrnl.exe (IRQL again is too high)

The restarting has gotten more frequent. However, I can run memtest for hours ( 18 passes) without issue (reported no errors) and I can run Prime95 for 4hrs in which it also reported no issue (ran in blend mode). But other than those two things, if I try to install some drivers, windows restarts. If I just let it sit after booting up - it restarts. If I try to run any ubuntu or gparted live CD's I get the "kernel panic" error. Also sometimes it just restarts out of nowhere and sometimes it just freezes up.

I've removed my wireless card, my TV tuner and my sound card in case it was drivers. Actually I've even formatted and reinstalled windows. And it still crashes. I've got nothing in there except for the bare basics including my video card, mobo, ram, 2HDD's and 1DVD writer.

Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks for your time. I've included the minidumps if that helps.

J
 

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*posted this in Xp forum instead, can't fidn the delete button. But if you know a solution, please answer over there!!!*
So It was working fine one day, then the next day I boot it up and it gets to the desktop but it's so incredibly slow loading the start up stuff, which is pretty basic as it is...

It goes immensly slow loading or doing anything. I double click on something and it takes maybe 3 mins to register and come up, then anything done with that program takes like another 2... Then it restarts. It's at intervals from like 4-10 mins upon reaching the desktop. Then it boots up, I log in, get back to the desktop, and it does the same thing in a continuous loop.

The very odd part, is that I can get into safe mode, and even safe mode with network access and it doesn't reboot and do the ungodly slow thing.(but I'm on my laptop now, it started two weeks ago and I've yet to have time to take to fix it)

But I run Norton antivirus and malwarebytes in safe mode and neither find anything...

Any clues guys? This sucks, and this laptop is kinda crappy to use compared to the desktop.
 

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I bought a FSP Aurum 600w today. I finally replaced my generic power supply after using it for 2 years. Now, I just want to know how can I test if my PSU is good? I mean, I left my PC downloading something but when I came home, it hung again. I thought changing the power supply would fix the problem. I also changed my RAM sticks to RipJaws which went okay. The BSODs were gone. Now I just need to solve the unnecessary hanging when I leave it overnight while downloading.

I thought that when I replace my PSU with a new one, it will "fix" the restarting and hanging thing because my former PSU was just a generic one and they said it's not good and it doesn't last for over a year so I thought that was the cause of problem. Because my PC will restart as if it lost power for 1 sec then it will return again.

I replaced my RAM months ago, and the BSODs stopped. I only need to know why my PC is restarting out of nowhere or why is it hanging suddenly when I'm just downloading. Any guesses?

Answer:Random Restart and Hang

Can you post some info using this tutorial: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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I'm afraid I'm in need of a bit of help. I would greatly appreciate it.

To save some time, I have recently installed an ASUS sound card so I can only assume that's the culprit. The BSOD started after installing the driver. When the driver install finished it was supposed to restart my computer but it didn't so I was left to restart it manually. So, I'm guessing it's either a bad install or a bad driver.

This is the sound card:
Xonar DGX - Sound Cards and Digital-to-Analog Converters - ASUS

Using the SF diag too I have also attached the dump files. (unless I've done something wrong)

I originally installed from the CD but also went to the link above to install the latest online drivers.

Thank you.

Answer:BSOD random restart

Yes, leland07.

It is that ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device (driver: Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmudaxp.sys) that is causing the issue here.

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

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {fffff8802c62bff0, 2, 0, fffff880050cb570}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for cmudaxp.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for cmudaxp.sys
Probably caused by : cmudaxp.sys ( cmudaxp+28570 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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And the installed driver is the latest one available.

Code:
fffff880`050a3000 fffff880`053d1000 cmudaxp T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: cmudaxp.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\cmudaxp.sys
Image name: cmudaxp.sys
Timestamp: Thu Apr 11 16:15:54 2013 (51669462)
CheckSum: 002A485F
ImageSize: 0032E000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
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ok this is my first post to the site and i hope its my last on this problem! The problem is that my PC randomly crashes when loaded. In some cases it can barely make a minute before having to restart whilst in other it can last a good two hours or so. This problem is confusing since there doesnt seem to be any trigger of the crash for example running a PC game or just leaving it on desktop with loading any programs at all. When my PC crashes it simply goes into the screen which says 'Windows is Shutting Down...' just as if i was normally shutting down my PC and then switches itself off.... Ive looked around on the net for possible precursors to this problem and most of them invlove overheating. Im fairly certain this is not the problem as the fans sound normal to me. Secondly the symptoms almost involve the PC restarting automatically after crashing or having to unplug the computer before having to manually restart it! In my case it just switches off and i hav to press the restart button to load up my PC again. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Random XP Crash without restart

Well, sounds like a heating issue or power supply problem, but could be software or virus related. These problems are hard to track down sometimes. Start with the basics, running virus scan when it is running. If you can't get it running long enough to do that, trade out the power supply with a good one and see if it makes a difference. Any changes in hardware or software lately? I have seen programs that cause these symptoms... hope this helps

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Hi Guys i searched everywhere on the forum and net but no answer to my problem. imFrustrated

Well everytime my computer restart with no BSOD. i have installed Blue Screen View bbut nothing comes up. here's a log on the event Viewer. Any help would be highy appreciated.

IM DESPERATE i play dota and each time i get ban koz i could not connect in time.

Error message in log : The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.





Quote:
- System
- Provider
[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
[ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}
EventID 41
Version 2
Level 1
Task 63
Opcode 0
Keywords 0x8000000000000002
- TimeCreated
[ SystemTime] 2014-02-21T09:18:54.600826500Z
EventRecordID 761174
Correlation
- Execution
[ ProcessID] 4
[ ThreadID] 8
Channel System
Computer DarkmindeD-PC
- Security
[ UserID] S-1-5-18
- EventData
BugcheckCode 0
BugcheckParameter1 0x0
BugcheckParameter2 0x0
BugcheckParameter3 0x0
BugcheckParameter4 0x0
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 0


Pleaseeeeeeee help me identify the cause. Btw im using a UPS cause i thought i had random poower cuts.

Answer:Random Restart - no BSOD

Hello DarkMindeD,

Please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back with the needed information. One of our BSOD experts should be by later when able to further help.

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I hope someone can help me. I have a computer (compaq presario 5300 US) with 512 mem and 1.1 ghz proc. The machine runs fine and will run for days unless I go to the internet with any web browser, IE 6-8beta, Opera, Firefox etc. Generally it will access the net ok, but when it encounters a page running any Java, it seems to accumulate errors then just goes black and restarts.

No blue screen, no dumps, just black and a full restart. Sometimes it takes several minutes of running the program, such as a game called Brick Blaster found on the Zoomtown site. I have played this game for 5 minutes before the restart, or it can restart after the game first starts to load. I have found some Java errors using the OPera debug reporter but cannot make any sense out of them.

I have installed a new Power Supply, changed out my ram strips, done a ram test, done a cpu stress test, scanned for viruses. Nothing found in any case.

I am about to toss the machine in the trash, except it belongs to one of my best friends and for him, money is very tight.

Help...thanks
Dave
 

Answer:Random Restart with ALL Browsers

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Hi,

I recently put together a new PC consisting of the following:

GA-P55-USB3 mobo
Raedon 5770 graphics card
i5 750 cpu
650 corsair power supply
4gb corsair ram
running windows 7

Everything has been running fine until the other day when it randomly started to restart when I was using it. i would be in the middle of playing a game or surfing the net and it would restart. It would then go to the black start up screen and ask me to start windows in safe mode.

It did this a few times then hasn't done it for a few days.

Today it has done the same thing but before restarting it has come up with a blue screen. I have noticed that it seems to occur when I am doing more graphics intensive things (eg playing a game).

Is this likely to be a hardware problem or a software problem?

Any advice would be much appreciated. My first thought would be to format it then re-install everything but if this is likely to be a hardware error then theres not much point in this.

Answer:Random Restart Error

Visit BSOD Posting Instructions.

All the info it comes up with in greek to me but it works cause it helped me.

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froze.I replaced the dvd and the vid card while i was in there. When I re-booted it started to restart over and over. After re-installing the orig vid card and it did the same thing resart after restart. Eventually I managed to get it stabilized and have since run the Seatools utility , sfc/scanonce, re installed anti-virus (AVAST), re-installed windows dll's as per scanonce and defragged a unusually fragmented hdd 4times in 48 hrs , but still out of no-where it will suddenly restart but thankfuly not go into a restart cycle it seems to happen when the cpu runs under a load for any length of time
Thanks for your time BDC
 

Answer:random restart XP home

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Hello all!
Hate that this has to be my first post, but I need help.
I have a Vista Media Center PC controlling my living room media.
System Specs
Intel core 2 Quad Processor Q6600
2048 MB DDR2
HIS Radeon 2600XT/DVI
500GB HD x 2
Hauppauge HVR1600 TV Tuner
Vista Home Premium
Maybe 3 weeks ago, the system kept restarting randomly. It was hot for a couple of days here so I thought it was a heat issue. I moved around some PCI cards to allow for more air flow; no fix. I updated some bios settings and some motherboard updates; fixed.
2 days ago, it started again. I added the 2nd hard drive, but it happened like a day after that. It has been doing this between 30 minutes and 2 hours. No pattern.
I again moved around some PCI cards for air flow around the graphics card, threw in a 630W PSU, and this time, left all case covers off.
Temps are at like 31C on all 4 cores, and at 52C with full memory test.
I again updated the bios and motherboard but nothing positive this time.
Memory test shows no bad sectors on memory. Temps are normal. Power is way above needed.
The system runs fine, then it makes this loud fan noise (I can't tell which), and then shuts down for restart. No report and it doesn't even recognize the restart or register any faults.
What's the deal here?
Thanks,
Rob

Answer:Random Restart/Reboot

ok click on the windows logo in the bottom left of the screen and the right click on
computer and then click on the advanced settings and ull see a security message
click continue and then click advanced tab and ull see startup and recovery
click it and then UNCHECK automatically restart

and also post the memory.dmp that should be in system32 file thats in windows

goto computer C:\Windows\System32
or what ever ur hdd/harddisk is

u might have to compress it with winrar
http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar371.exe

that link will take u to winrar and ull see a download window its ok that what u want
save it to ur desktop

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hey guys

basically im having issues with my new pc and ive explained everything on tomshardware

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/.../freezing.html

That link is a post on i made on toms, but i really need an answer

as per instructions, ive added the report zip using the tool u guys provide

Answer:Random freeze and restart

Sorry for the delay in responding. There just aren't that many people who do BSOD analysis, so at times we get a bit overwhelmed!

Do you still need help with this problem?
I will be notified if you reply to this topic and will respond within 48 hours.

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Hi, i just upgraded my system to windows 7 ultimate and increased my screen resolution to 1600 x 900 my monitors recommended resolution. Ever since i upgraded it, my computer will randomly shut down and when it starts back up I get the windwos has recovered from an unexpected shut down and when i click on view details this is what i see.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF88004909817
BCP3: FFFFF8800823E900
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\122210-43352-01.dmp
C:\Users\Chad\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-83741-0.sysdata.xml

Also whenever i restart my computer my screen resolution drops back down to 1200 x 720. anyone have any ideas?

I have an intel Q8200, 8 gigs or ram, and an ati HD 5770. The only thing i upgraded on this system was windows.
 

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Hey guys! My computer had a random restart and it seems to have underclocked my ram from 400mhz to 333mhz. Is this possible and is there a way to fix it?
 

Answer:RAM underclock after random restart?

Please provide some more system specs, this will help with the help

Good luck,

Regards,

Korrupt
 

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Hello,

I have a self-built system which has been running perfectly for two months. Today I had a random restart - the screen flickered black and then the PC restarted. A few minutes later when using the PC again, I got a BSOD. Hopefully somebody could take a loot at the dump for me and work out what caused it.

(Not sure if this is related, but a couple of days ago my secondary screen went black - I can drag things there and obviously Windows thinks it's there, but it's just black - have tried switching the cables, leaving if off for a while etc.)

Thanks.

Answer:Random restart and BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by vagary


Hello,

I have a self-built system which has been running perfectly for two months. Today I had a random restart - the screen flickered black and then the PC restarted. A few minutes later when using the PC again, I got a BSOD. Hopefully somebody could take a loot at the dump for me and work out what caused it.

(Not sure if this is related, but a couple of days ago my secondary screen went black - I can drag things there and obviously Windows thinks it's there, but it's just black - have tried switching the cables, leaving if off for a while etc.)

Thanks.



You have at least 5 different causes for these crashes. Your video driver, hardware, win 7, etc.

When you have this many differetn casues I must start thinking about hardware first. Use these instructions to find out what it means and what to try. http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html.

When you exhaust those I would re-install your video driver, and run a system file check to verify and repair your system files.
to do that type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow (note the space between sfc and "/")

Let us know the results so we can finish the repairs

Ken

Code:
020710-21687-01.dmp 2/7/2010 3:18:02 PM SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED 0x1000007e ffffffff`c0000005 fffff800`02ac022b fffff880`03139908 fffff880`03139160 ntoskrnl.exe ntoskrnl.exe+6622b ... Read more

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hi guys
well i have installed this wonderful OS few days ago and it's fantastic
but i have had some bsod that kept restarting my computer
by the way it's 32bit version

here is the minidump, i couldn't tell anything from checking it, especially when it says my symbols are not correct

please help, thanks

Answer:random bsod and then restart

I notice you are using an old mouse driver from 2005 copperhd.sys

Try uninstalling (or update) your mouse driver and reboot. I think that the default mouse driver will be enough to use your mouse.

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My computer restarts at random times: Sometimes when I'm playing a game, sometimes when I'm surfing the web, and sometimes right when it has been previously restarted. I haven't a clue what the problem could be so ANY help would be appreciated.
Comp specs:
Athlon 2400
768 Crucial DDR Ram
Geforce 4 ti 4200 (128 mb)
windows xp
 

Answer:Random Computer Restart

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Any reply will help,
For the last week+ I've been having a random restart problem. I have checked a couple of forums with no answer besides a hardware issue, altough I can't rule it out it would be nice to have ruled out any software problems, ALSO when this happens it seems to want to loop
I have un-checked auto restart, ran a HDD util,and ran sfc,have not seen BSOD,happened yesterday w/no blue screen chk'd event log got the following warning log
warning event id 51 , source-disk,
"An error was detected on device\Device\Harddisk0\D duringing a paging operation

0000: 00680003 00b60001 00000000 80040033
0010: 0000012d 00000000 00000000 00000000
0020: 00000000 00000000 0000026a 00000000
0030: ffffffff 00000003 04000040 00000000
0040: 120a2000 40200340 00000000 00000014
0050: 00060000 82175770 00000000 82175540
0060: 00000000 0750d4c7 50070028 0100c7d4
0070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
0080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
This is what "SeaTools" reported

Copyright (c) 2005 Kroll Ontrack Inc.

9/3/2005 @ 8:47 PM

The following information has been generated by SeaTools Desktop. Use
this information to help you recognize and resolve potential data access
problems.
System Information:
BIOS Date 07/24/02
Conventional Memory size 607 K
Extended Memory size 58532 K
IO Channel type PCI

Drive Information:
SIZE MODEL
--------- ---------------------
80 GB ST380021A
Serial Number = 3HV4E3VX
Int13 Num = 80, PHYS CHS = 16383x16x63.
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Answer:Solved: random restart

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OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
System Model P5QC
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10 GenuineIntel ~2666 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 2103, 27/4/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Total Physical Memory 4.096,00 MB
Available Physical Memory 1,90 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2,00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1,96 GB

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @2.66ghz
ATI Radeon HD 4870x2
CHIEFTEC BPS-950C NITRO SERIES 950W

Tempatures: 27?C 31?C 30?C 34?C // MAX 37?C 33?C 35?C 38?C
( Quad Q9400 )

Answer:PC freezing / restart random

Have you tried updating your graphics drivers or re-installing them also does the machine crash in safe mode?

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Dear forum members!
I would like to get some help from an expert about windows.
Long time ago i suffered a problem, howerver i didn't bother that to much. But this week my computer is hilarious!
I've got random restart, to be more precise i dont know what can cause such a problem. When i play games, its completly fine. But when i quit the game and waiting couple of times my pc just restart.
I could reproduce this restart by just surfing on the internet using Chrome or watching films with VLC.
I've checked my temperatures with no usage i think its fine the CPU is 40 cel, GPU 35 cel. When i playing games the temperatures are also fine GPU 52 cel, CPU 60 cel.
My pc in short:
CPU: AMD FX-9590 stock clocks with Corsair H80 watercooler
GPU: ASUS GTX600 2DC
MEM: 8GB Corsair Dominator 4x2GB 1600mhz
SSD: 256GB Samsung
I would like to get some help, also i've attached my eventlist

Xian-PC-2015-07-03.zip

Where i find 3 lines are also the same.

EventID 41 -> 219 -> 6008
I'm searched through the whole internet, but i've seen its a personal problem in every PC.
My theory witch can cause my error:
I wonder about, EventID 219 says " The driver \Driver\WudfRd failed to load for the device ROOT\WPD\0000. "

I looked it and i found a very interesting driver.

i located at regedit " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\ROOT\WPD\0000 ".

(I hope i found the right driver wich can cause my problem but im not sure.)

This drivers is "... Read more

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ok heres the problem, im playing counterstrike for a max of 20 minutes, then all of a sudden, sometimes it occurs more sudden than other times, my computer restarts, and says it has recovered from a serious error, some people said its my os.... xp.... but im not sure, ive tried every driver possible, and the only thing with enough signifigance to restart my computer would have to be my psu or memory... the error says the root of the problem was some sort of c:\blah\blah\bliggity\ 234892309480234dump. and i am completely baffled as to what the solution may be... it does not restart in any other game either, not even doom 3 as graphics oriented as it is. anyways, a quick reply would light up my month :razz: for my cs skills are deminishing
thanx in advance,
dave

Answer:random restart in counterstrike

Hi,

Sounds like a heat issue, a power supply issue, or a memory issue. Why not take a look at this program to take a look at the heat issue and start there:

Speedfan will tell you the temperatures and a whole lot more. It's free

http://www.sofotex.com/SpeedFan-download_L4655.html

or

http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

I'd also recommend Motherboard Monitor 5, which can be found below: You do need to know that support for this product has been discontinued, but it is still available in the lastest form with the link below:

http://www.pcworld

When done with that, take a look at the power supply issue. Use this a guide to know if you have enough power:

How to pick the size of a power supply:
http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/

Might also be a good idea to list your components like Motherboard, CPU, video card, power supply, etc.

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Hey Techboys,

I've a problem with my laptop - i have an internet connection configured on it, it operates on Windows 2000 Pro, and the computer randomly restarts a few minutes after i am connected to the internet.
Its a DSL connection and the modem is configured and all, but every time, several minutes after i am connected, the laptop just restarts. No blue screen, no nothin', just restarts.
Any friendly advice? Obviously would be very appreciated - i cant fix this problem myself for over a month now.

Thanks,
B.
 

Answer:Random Restart During Connection

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Hi,
About 2 weeks ago my computer started doing random shut downs and restarts. No BSOD.
When rebooting it goes through a chhdsk, fixes some files and goes into win xp. Virus programs didn't show anything.
A few times it would go through this cycle again as soon as win xp started. Other times it would be OK for a while and do it again. Or it would be OK for a day or 2.
Even after the machine was shut off for a couple of days win xp made it to the desktop and shut down and restarted after chkdsk and was Ok for a while.

Thanks, glass

WIN XP PRO
SP 3

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Good day forum,

Recently I installed 8.1 Preview x64 on my machine and yesterday it started to freeze randomly and restart itself after a few seconds of freezing. Usually it freezes in a few minutes after loading into the desktop.

What I have tried:
-Disable all non-MS services except nVidia Driver Display Service

Note:
-No software/hardware/driver changes is made recently.

Would be very grateful if you could kindly give me some guidance on what I could try and the possible cause(s). Thanks

Answer:8.1 x64 Random Freeze and Restart

First off, a disclaimer - I am not familiar w/8.1 so my analysis is based on Win8 RTM
8.1 is (as I understand it) a Developer's Release - so it can be expected to have bugs.
In the end, the only sure thing will be to revert to Win8 RTM and wait for the RTM version of 8.1

Your BIOS dates from 2010. Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any BIOS updates available for your system. Also check the readme file to see if they apply to the problems that you are having. Please be advised that flashing the BIOS is a very unforgiving process - and one mistake can physically damage your motherboard.

Only 7 Windows Updates installed. I have no idea of how many are usual for 8.1. Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

D: drive only has about 4% free space, E: only has about ?% free, and G: only has about 1% free. Windows likes 15% free space in order to perform stuff "behind the scenes" without adversely affecting the system's performance. Please free up 15% on ALL hard drives (you can get away with 10% on larger drives and won't notice a large performance penalty)

Your CD/DVD drive is disabled. Is this deliberate? If so, why?

All of the memory dumps blame your video drivers. Also, the WER section of MSINFO32 shows other TDR type errors with the video. Please follow the troubleshooting directions here: Video TDR Timeout - 0x116 + 0x117 - Sysnative Forums

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Been using my Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop lately and I've been getting random bsod's followed by an immediate restart.

Other than factory hardware the only thing I changed was the wireless card, but that was about 6 months ago and I haven't had the problem until recently. THe laptop is about 1.5 years old.

Dual Core 1.7 GHZ
1 gig of ram
nVidia 7900 GT graphics card

If you need any more info lemme know

Thanks!

Almost forgot, this is the error signature I get once windows starts up again.

BCCode : 10000050 BCP1 : FEFEFEF8 BCP2 : 00000000 BCP3 : 8054B51A
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
 

Answer:Random BSOD and restart

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Hello! Last year I upgraded this Dell Dimension 8200 from a 1.80ghz P4 to a 2.80ghz P4, before doing so I upgraded the BIOS from A03 to A09 to accept such speeds, from the Dell website. The PC worked fine, and still works fine. Only on the occation does it restart itself from an error. Which I just unchecked via My Computer properties. The windows message that I get tells me that my BIOS does not match my processor!

My powersource is still stock. There is probably a good chance it would be a culprit, as it's powering the 2.80ghz P4 and a Radeon 9800XT. I'm just confused as to the error message referring to my BIOS. :hotbounce
 

Answer:Another Random Restart Issue

I think you need a new power supply. Dell uses PS's as low as 200w, especially in older machines. You need 350-400w. You will also have to get the replacement PS from Dell as they use proprietary PS's and motherboards.
 

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i am having stressful random restart with Watchdog Violation. Below is the outcome from WhoCrashed analysis:

System Information (local)
Computer name: DESKTOP-ULD3UHN
Windows version: Windows 10 , 10.0, build: 10586
Windows dir: C:\WINDOWS
Hardware: 80DW, LENOVO, Lancer 4B3
CPU: AuthenticAMD AMD A10-7300 Radeon R6, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G AMD586, level: 21
4 logical processors, active mask: 15
RAM: 3685339136 bytes total
Crash Dump Analysis
Crash dump directory: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Wed 06/04/2016 08:23:23 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\040616-52265-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: hal.dll (hal!HalpTimerClockInterrupt+0x56)
Bugcheck code: 0x133 (0x0, 0x501, 0x500, 0x0)
Error: DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\hal.dll
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Bug check description: The DPC watchdog detected a prolonged run time at an IRQL of DISPATCH_LEVEL or above.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem. This problem might be caused by a thermal issue.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time.

On Wed 06/04/2016 08:23:23 GMT your computer crashed
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Answer:Windows 10 random restart

Hi and welcome to the forum

If i'm not mistaken, a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION with an errorcode of 0x133 usually means that more than one driver is mostly at fault.
I've noticed that different drivers are mentioned in the different DMP files but the first i would try to target is the following one:


Code:
athw10x.sys --> Driver for Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter

At your Lenovo-z40-75 support page you can find the driver for your wireless adapter:

Laptops :: Lenovo Z Series laptops :: Z40-75 Laptop (Lenovo) - Lenovo Support (US)

I would suggest the following:

1) Test if you turn of your WIFI, does this issue still persists?
2) Re-install your network drivers.
EDIT:

Please not that your BIOS could use an update.


Code:
BiosReleaseDate = 09/11/2014

There is an update from september 2015
Laptops :: Lenovo Z Series laptops :: Z40-75 Laptop (Lenovo) - Lenovo Support (US)

Warning
BIOS updates are risky. An improper/partial update will brick the motherboard and thus the laptop.

If you think that you can do it, you have previous experience with BIOS update etc, do it. Otherwise ask a technician to do it for you.

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Hello fellow geeks,

Platform: Itech - P4 2.4GHz / 40Gb HDD / 512mb DDR ram
O/S: XP Pro SP2 - Direct-X 9.0c
Single Drive: C:\
Antivirii software: Bitdefender 10 free: current updated every 24 hours
Accounts: Administrator / Power user & user / user

Have an issue with this unit that doesnt suffer from the faulty crapacitor issue, early symptoms being similar...random restarts..been there before on another unit. Done close visual inspection, no bulges or leaks visible.

Have run chk disk via the right click C:\ tools \ select both the options and run.

Wondering if scandisk will make any difference? havent attempted to run this yet.

Noted during a defrag, using Ultimate Defrag, there is just over 8% that cant be defragged, this is a first for me, using ultimate defrag used this app a fair bit on other units and love it. It is currently set as the default defragger superseeding the MS stodgey horrible variant.

Hoping the unable to defrag issue isnt the cause. Although have option available ghost current C:\ to another drive if this the issue bad damaged sectors etc...

With ultimate defrag one can click on the files as shown in a circular disc layout and then open the block to look at the files stored in it - alot - of the 8% of the drive which is undefragmentable (new word of the week) seem to be related to the master file table (mft).

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Answer:XP Pro sp2 - Random bsod and restart

Welcome to Major Geeks!


Please follow the instructions in the READ & RUN ME FIRST link given futher down and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
If you have problems where no tools seem to run, please try following the steps given in the below and then continue on no matter what you find. You only need to try the TDSSserv steps if having problems getting scans in the Read & Run Me First.

TDSSserv Non-Plug & Play Driver Disable

If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


Helpful Notes:

If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes and Spybot ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
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Hi, i have a kinda odd problem and i don't know what's causing it.
When i usully turn on my PC, my computer hangs while loading into windows and when i do reset then there comes no picture, when i turn off my pc and then on again then still doesn't come any picture.
I have to reset CMOS do get PC running again.
And when im in windows then sometimes PC just reboots, sometimes even hangs in windows and starts making odd noise thru speakers.

I have Asrock 970 Pro3 motherboard, AMD FX-4100 CPU, XFX HD5770 graphics card and 2x 4GB Spectek DDR3 ram running at 1333MHz, Windows is atm XP Proffesional 64-bit

Answer:Random Freeze, Restart

It is time for me to go to bed, but before I do, I wanted to provide a couple of links to get you started. First, you should see if a program or service is causing problems with the system.How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state
Then go through the following advanced steps for resolving boot issues in XP.Advanced troubleshooting for general startup problems in Windows XP

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plz help! my pc at least once a day restarts

Answer:random brutal restart...

The dump blame a hardware error (0x124)
Read this for possible fixes Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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Hi,

I have Dell laptop (win 2000 pro) . when i work in the normal mode the machine restart while blue screen show . now, I can work only in the safe mode . i can't accses in the BIOS because there is a password . i can't accses to msconfig ( by using run ).
this problem appear when i ran registry software cleaning . i didn't change/replace any of the machine hardware.
 

Answer:random restart for win 2000

Try running the Recovery CD's (if you have any), sounds like a registy issue.
 

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Hi, i just upgraded my system to windows 7 ultimate and increased my screen resolution to 1600 x 900 my monitors recommended resolution. Ever since i upgraded it, my computer will randomly shut down and when it starts back up I get the windows has recovered from an unexpected shut down screen and when i click on view details this is what i see.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF88004909817
BCP3: FFFFF8800823E900
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\122210-43352-01.dmp
C:\Users\Chad\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-83741-0.sysdata.xml

Also whenever i restart my computer my screen resolution drops back down to 1200 x 720. anyone have any ideas?

I used the student version to upgrade with. The computer itself is about a year and a half old now.
I have an intel Q8200, 8 gigs or ram, and an ati HD 5770. The only thing i upgraded on this system was windows. From what ive gathered its something with my graphics card but i'm not sure. I have updated all my drivers but still no luck with finding the problem.

Answer:Random Crash and Restart

Hi Frank and welcome to the forum. Please read this thread, follow the instructions and post back. We will be glad to help you.

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

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Before you read this I am going to warn you that this is no simple problem. Very involved and complex. I hope you prove me wrong, but here we go.

I started to solve this problem a few years ago. There are a number of scenarios and circumstance under which this occurs. What occurs? The computer restarts.

Scenarios 1: I insert Splinter Cell Chaos Theory or any other modern video game into the DVD ROM drive and begin to install it. During installation it finds errors and asks me to retry or skip the error or cancel installation. If you continue skipping the error the PC will eventually restart as if you were to press the restart button on the tower. If you click retry it doesn’t do anything.

Scenario 2: when I use Nero do burn I cd or dvd, in the middle of the burning process the pc restarts.

Scenario 3: I put in a DVD in to the drive with info on it such as pictures and music files or whatever. If I want those files on my pc a drag the massive folder of files (2gb) on to my desktop. It starts transferring the folder from DVD to HD. In the middle of that the pc restarts. If the file is small (about 50mb or less) then it transfers fine.

I can install and transfer anything of any size from my external HD to my internal HD without any problems.

The only way I can install a video game from a disk is to remove my internal HD and put it into another PC and install it from there. PAIN IN THE REAR!!!!!!

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Hello all, The problem I'm having is that occasionally (and without warning) my T520 will fully power off and restart. No bluescreen, no error, nothing in the event log. I'm really at a loss as to what is going on on here   Thanks for the help,Jordan

Answer:T520 Random Restart

Hello  Jordan,
 
I would suggest you to please uncheck the automatic restart, and then update the Bios of your notebook from the below mentioned web link.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/default.page?
 
After this, please restart the notebook and check if the issue resolved.
 
Regards,
Sameer





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hi, i've just had windows restart randomly, and recived a message saying windows has recoverd from a serious error.i sent the error report and it took me to this page: http://wer.microsoft.com/responses/Response.aspx/79/en-us/5.1.2600.2.00010300.2.0?SGD=402e73a9-0997-4d8d-9cc0-468a8e2a0c2dwhich was no help at all... and this has never happend before  :-?all i was doing at the time was listning to music on my hardrive from windows media player, shutting down MSN, inserting a CD for a computer game (which i've done before many times without this happaning). and then all of a sudden windows shuts down.i'm using WinXP home SP2, norton 2006 AV/firewall, all kept up to datethanks in advance for any repliesi'm completely clueless on why this happend and how i can stop it from happaning again!

Answer:random windows restart

heres a hijackthis log...

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T400 2765-XF7  Windows 7 64 Here are the details of the error message: Problem signature:  Problem Event Name:    BlueScreen  OS Version:    6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48  Locale ID:    2052Additional information about the problem:  BCCode:    3b  BCP1:    00000000C0000005  BCP2:    FFFFF80002F07B55  BCP3:    FFFFF8800873CC40  BCP4:    0000000000000000  OS Version:    6_1_7601  Service Pack:    1_0  Product:    256_1Files that help describe the problem:  C:\Windows\Minidump\110611-18501-01.dmp  C:\Users\XXXXX\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-53570-0.sysdata.xml

Answer:T400 Random Restart

does this random restart triggered by using some program or using too much CPU and GPU? i.e. playing games or watching movies etc.

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for some reason the computer freezes up then it restarts itself please help thank you!
x86 (32-bit) - the original installed OS on the system? is windows vista - an OEM or full retail version? came pre-installed
-current os is win7
- What is the age of system (hardware)? about 3 years - What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) i recently formatted and installed the os about 2 ago

Answer:Random Crash and Restart

Test your RAM RAM - Test with Memtest86+

STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

Uninstall the AMD Display driver and use Driver Sweeper to remove ATI/AMD driver leftovers
Then reinstall the latest AMD driver version


Code:
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: 888ec008, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: 9043a15e, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: 00000000, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 00000002, Optional internal context dependent data.

Debugging Details:
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FAULTING_IP:
atikmpag+615e
9043a15e 8bff mov edi,edi

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: GRAPHICS_DRIVER_TDR_FAULT

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x116

PROCESS_NAME: System

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

STACK_TEXT:
8cd32b74 90500c26 00000116 888ec008 9043a15e nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x1e
8cd32b98 90501a45 9043a15e 00000000 00000002 dxgkrnl!TdrBugcheckOnTimeout+0x8d
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First time post.
Computer new at the end of 2001. No problems until 3 weeks ago. There was no hardware/software change that obviously or immediately caused this problem.

Problem: Computer randomly restarts and comes back with the typical "do you want to send to Microsoft" error/problem message. Under System Admin./Events I find the most common error code after these restarts is 000000D1, sometimes 1000008E or 0000007F. The restarts occur sometimes while the computer is still booting but mostly while on the internet. The problem seems to be getting worse as well. I can use word/excel for an hour with or without problems but then access the internet and it'll restart within moments, coming back to the "disk check blue screen" where it sometimes finds and corrects errors but other times finds nothing wrong.

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
AMD Athlon XP Processor 1700+ with QuantiSpeed Architecture
256MB DDR266 PC2100 Non-ECC Memory (256MB x 1)
KT266 Chipset DDR ATX Motherboard Base System with Audio
80GB IDE Ultra ATA 7200rpm Hard Drive
nVidia GeForce 2 32 MB Graphics Card w/ TV Out
9-Pin out to RCA/SVHS Y-cable
16x10x32 (max) CDRW Drive
16x (max) DVD ROM Drive
10/100 PCI Ethernet Adapter
56K (max) v.90 PCI WinModem
Internet Enhanced Keyboard PS/2
PS/2 Scroll Mouse

What I've tried to date. So far nothing has had any effect:

Ran latest virus DAT files McAfee.
Spybot/ad-aware found and cleaned.
Ran Diskcheck and defrag.
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Answer:Random Crash and Restart

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