A crash (or system crash) is a condition where soft- or hardware ceases to function properly.

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Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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Why my computer keep crashing? [With some data]

Just bought this PC used from a guy, it has the following config: AMD FX-8120 HD 7850 2GB Core Edition (4x) OCZ Gold Edition 2GB DDR3 1066Mhz Asus M5A78L LE This PC should run games like GTA IV ...
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Frequent BSOD on Windows 7 machine. Error attached

This randomly happens everyday. Sometimes while browsing the web. Sometimes in excel. Sometimes in sublime. Sometimes in my CMD prompt. Here's what happens in order: Screen/cursor will freeze. If ...
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blues screen and shut down

I have built my first PC and after installing windows 8 and starting to look around the OS I downloaded some programs, nothing unusual and a game. While I was downloading some other stuff is went to ...
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Windows 8.1 crashes periodically

Windows 8.1 keeps crashing about every half hour. This is the error report: - System - Provider [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power [ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4} ...
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Windows Explorer crashes on right click or startup

I am having problems using Windows Explorer on Windows 8. Whenever I start the program from the taskbar, it immediately crashes. However, I can gain access to it by opening it with any folder (e.g. ...
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cPanel MySQL 5.5 Server keeps crashing (lots of errors + warnings)

I have a dedicated server (not a VPS/VM) running x64 Centos 6.5 Final + cPanel. The machine has 16 GB memory. I run a game server on this server (which uses MySQL as the back-end for data store). I ...
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My Spotify App keeps crashing because it's always on Full screen

I have installed my Spotify app on my OSX 10.9.2 and I opened it with Full Screen mode. Somehow the app crashed and every time I open the app it always comes with Full Screen mode and keeps crashing. ...
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Windows 8.1 Explorer crash only on graphic extension files *.jpg *.png etc

Like in title, when right click on graphic files explorer crashes. No alerts or any windows with solution text etc. Explorer just shuts down and restarts. EDIT: 2014-03-29 I Did tried: download ...
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Windows Update folder crashes Windows Explorer when I click it

I have a problem with my pc. Every time I go to control panel and click Windows Update, a window appears and says: Windows Explorer has stopped working, restarting Windows Explorer. I don't know ...
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How to recover data from dead disk? [closed]

I just dropped my disk and it doesn't spin anymore when connecting. Unlucky me - it's a backup disk - and I need the data. I did try to find a service but they are really expensive and outside my ...
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Mac crashed on reformat

I was reformatting a corrupted flash drive on a Mac. So I do so, and it formats into the Mac's format. So I decide to change the setting to fat and format again. It crashes and and I have a computer ...
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DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION on Windows 8.1 only when I Restart the PC

I am getting the dreaded DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION on a newly setup Windows 8.1 rig. It uses a Gigabyte H87-HD3 Motherboard, i5 4570, 16GB RAM and has a Kingston 240GB SSD (no other h/w on the M/b). ...
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Google Chrome on Debian 7.4 x64 crash bug

I'm having an issue with Google Chrome 33.0.1750.152 on Debian 7.4 x64. A month ago or so, I noticed some odd processes running when I got home from work. I had let my brother use the computer while ...
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Computer restarted then ran disk check. Is my computer crashing?

My computer shut down without warning. It restarted and started loading updates then said it had a scheduled disk cleanup. Now its sitting on CHDSK is verifying usn Jounal. This process doesn't end. ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5.3 crashes on startup as normal user but not as admin

I have a really interesting problem here with Lotus Notes 8.5.3: When I start Lotus Notes in single user mode as Admin on my Windows 7 64-bit client, I can run the Lotus Notes initial setup (where I ...
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How to screenshot a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) [duplicate]

I am using windows 7. Recently my computer crashed, and displayed the dreaded BSOD: I was trying to copy down the error message, but I didn't have enough time. Is it possible to take a screenshot ...
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Computer crashes when streaming Team Fortress 2

New computer. Played TF2 for 15 minutes, computer crashed and on boot it said something like PC shutdown because of power supply surge detected. I fixed the problem by playing TF2 at the worst ...
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Can't export Keynote presentation as Quicktime (Bug)

There is probably no easy fix for this but I just want to check. When I try to export a presention from Keynote 6.1 the program crashes after it has processed like 20% of the export. This is the first ...
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Dragging Pictures to Taskbar Crashes Explorer.exe

I have a problem when I drag pictures from anywhere in Firefox to the taskbar before into the active folder, it crashes explorer.exe on Windows 7. What could be the cos of this issue? Thanks in ...
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Userinit Logon Application and Task Scheduler Engine crash on boot

I get these two error message "Userinit Logon Application" and "Task Scheduler Engine" upon every boot. I have no idea what are they and how to remove these messages. Problem Event Name: APPCRASH ...
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Explorer.exe crashing every few seconds

The problem I have been using Windows 8 for a few months now, and today my taskbar has been crashing every few seconds. The taskbar will lose all its icons, then they will all reappear in a few ...
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My Toshiba Satellite c850 laptop will only display logo screen [closed]

will only show logo, can't get into BIOS to reset defaults, think it has crashed simply from my own stupid plunking, no beeping/noises etc, any suggestions,? tried all the F2, 0, Fn, stuff, no deal.
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Bing Food & Drink app always crashes

My Food & Drink app that came pre-installed on my Windows 8.1 PC keeps crashing to the start screen immediately after opening. Other Bing-based apps work fine. I've taken several steps to try to ...
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Outlook 2010 crashing when opening any file dialog

Outlook 2010 freezes whenever I open any file dialog (e.g. opening an outlook file, browsing to attach a file, browsing to a hyperlink). This is before the dialog has even appeared, so isn't to do ...
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Vim crashing when pressing `ctrl-s` in terminal

When I press ctrl-s in vim running in the terminal the program crashes to the point where it doesn't even terminate when I send kill -SIGKILL <vimPID>. The process isn't listed in the output of ...
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Is it possible for a monitor to crash a graphics card?

I have a Windows 8.1 PC with ATI graphics (78xx series) card with up to date drivers. It's driving an old Iiyama 22" 1920x1080 50Hz LCD panel over a new DVI cable. I have two HDD, a little SSD for the ...
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Crash without Core dump

First of all: I have core dumps enabled and they work most of the time. So one programm crashes every now and then and generates a core dump. But sometimes it crashes without a core dump. Which is ...
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Restoring files, directories, and paths from lost+found

One of our drives suffered a crash and my entire user directory is gone (this is on a cluster which houses many user directories. For some reason, mine was the only affected one). The directory ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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Borland C++ Application on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

My Application is written in Borland C++ and runs on Windows 2003 Server. When I invoke the application an error window pops up displaying this error message: myapp.exe has encountered a problem ...
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Computer crashed for good

My one-year-old custom PC was crashing when I played Battlefield for 5 minutes or Counter-Strike for 20 minutes. Now it keeps crashing whenever I power it up. (It doesn't loop.) Debugging steps I ...
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Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files when the previous dump file exists and the option “Overwrite any existing file” is unchecked?

Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files after crash when the previous dump file exists and the option "Overwrite any existing file" is unchecked? As in the title, what happen and what does ...
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MariaDB and Apache Server Running Slow and MariaDB Crashing

I am running Debian 7.4 with Apache2 and mariadb-5.5. I am running 3 sites on Apache, none of them have high traffic (no more than a couple of hits per day). The server is a Virtual Machine running ...
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Firefox cache lost when it crashes

I'm usually in a slow internet connection, and everytime Firefox isn't closed correctly, I kind of lose part of my cache. When I open it again, I see pages start loading everything, including images ...
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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

Please help me if you can. I added a second gpu to my rig and I cannot get it to boot. I CAN boot with either card in the upper pcie16 slot. I cannot boot with either in the lower pcie16 slot. ...
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Windows 7 random crashes

I have a Windows 7 computer with this hardware: Asus P8P67 PRO Intel i7 2600k 8GB RAM AMD Radeon HD 6970 2TB HDD (used for storing data) 128GB SSD OCZ Vertex III (used for the OS) The PC works ...
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Random Crashes and Critical Errors with Toshiba SSD - BHDrvx64 the Cause?

I recently bought and installed the Toshiba Q Series Pro (THNSNJ256GCST) 256GB SSD into my laptop. Whenever I boot up in the mornings, the OS (Windows 7 Pro x64) will have random critical errors ...
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Why is my computing shutting down or bluescreening?

This is a common question, but after searching around for a long time and trying a lot of different diagnostic methods, I haven't found a solution. Crashes Note: while writing this post, my computer ...
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How do I set the BSOD on Windows 8.1 to pause and display useful hexdump information instead of a frowny face?

My Windows 8.1 machine is crashing once-a-day with a BSOD, and not leaving any DMP file behind, so I have nothing for WinDbg.exe to examine. Nothing interesting in the event log. The BSOD used to ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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Equivalent of Event Log in Linux

Is there an equivalent to the Windows Event Log in Linux? When services crash or processes running in disconnected session explode, where's the problem logged to? More specifically, if a Java JVM app ...
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My games keep black screening?

Ive had this problem for about a week or so, i started with nvidia crashing but now games just black screen and windoes gets all pixelated all the time. any suggestions? I7-4770k gtx 770 twin frozr ...
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How to identify the cause of a crash in the context menu

When I right-click on a file in an open-dialog it makes the underlying application crash "once-in-a-while". This happens in many applications such as Total Commander and Visual Studio . The ...
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Windows Crashing after Fresh Install

I have windows 8, I just tried a fresh install, and after about 5 minutes of use sometimes the computer will "crash." All applications will eventually just lockup and not respond, and eventually it ...
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Office 365 OUTLOOK crashes after send/receive completed

Office 365 OUTLOOK crashes immediately after send/receive complete. Worked for couple of weeks then prob. When online it sends and receives mail but then closes with a BEX error message. When ...
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Does Zimbra guarantee data integrity?

I'm using Zimbra (v 7.1.4) via the web interface. Recently I tried to move a large number of messages from one folder to another. The web interface reported on the progress of the operation, in steps ...
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Adobe Reader XI in Windows XP crashes haphazardly

I'm annotating PDF files (Shared Review), downloaded from an academic publishing site, for proofreading. The files are embedded with connection to a server in India (not sure if that's relevant). At ...
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old and proprietary java application crashes on multiple cores

I have to use StarTeam 2005 CrossPlatform Client on a recent debian system inside of a VM. This works fine, if the VM is configured to single-core. But if I configure multiple processors and/or ...
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My computer turns off right after Windows Loads?

I built a new computer about 2 months ago. 3 days ago the following problem started occuring - When I turn on the computer and Windows loads, instead of letting me put my password, it just turns ...