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

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Putting i7-4790K under full load causes triggers a hard reset (computer shuts down with no error message)

I have a brand new system with an i7-4790K on a GA-Z97X-UD5H. I'm using the stock heatsink/fan, and my PSU is a gold rated 450W Rosewill. There is no graphics card. The CPU is not overclocked, all ...
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Windows 7 crashes and freezes randomly

First of all, thanks for your time! My problem is that PC freezing or craches randomly. Sometimes crashes with BSOD, sometimes PC just reboots. For notice, simple reboots are more frequent than BSOD ...
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Virtual Machine Crashes frequently on External USB/Mobile Phones Connection

Good day all, I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and have a virtual machine (VMWare Player) with Windows 7 32bit installed. I experience crashes most times I connect an External USB/Mobile Phone Device on ...
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Computer froze with black screen when viewing (not editing) video card's memory in Cheat Engine

I was looking at my computer's physical memory in Cheat Engine (a memory editor/debugger application) and I decided to look at the addresses that Device Manager says are used by my video card. When I ...
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Windows 8.1 explorer.exe crashing in safe mode without networking

yesterday I tried to test a new security solution (Emsisoft Internet Security) so I deinstalled Emsisoft Anti-Malware (which is the same product, just without firewall) and tried to install IS. But ...
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Can't open .rtf attachment in Outlook 2010

About couple weeks ago, I started having problems opening/saving .rtf attachments in Outlook 2010. I have no problem with any other attachments, just .rtf files. I've tried the Detect and Repair ...
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Google Chrome has crashed

I was using Chrome just nicely until the moment that I was obliged to turn my PC off because of the blue screen. So far, I can't start Google Chrome as it immediately crashes. I need my history and ...
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MATLAB crashes unexpectedly on Windows 7

I'm having difficulties in running a set of experiments due to frequent and unpredictable crashes of MATLAB. I am working on Windows & and I suspected that it was related to plotting graphs. Now, ...
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Visual Studio Express 2012 Crash on Startup (Windows 8.1 x64)

I am trying to use a copy of VS Express 2012 for school that I got off Dreamspark, and it crashes every time I start it up, even with the /safemode command on console. The crash is a simple blank ...
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explorer.exe crashes whenever I select anything

Whenever I select a file or multiple files, explorer.exe immediately crashes. The problem has spread, and now effects clicking on Advanced System Settings in the System panel (Win+PauseBreak, in the ...
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I lost some of my recently closed tabs after a sudden crash

I had 3 chrome windows which include lots of tabs. When I was opening the 2nd tabs, a sudden crash occured. There was a warning "GC didn't shut down correctly. To reopen...". I clicked it to reopen ...
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Dreamweaver hangs when opening or viewing a file

I've scoured the internet for a solution to this but I can't figure it out and no fixes seem to work. I have a basic .html file attached to a Dreamweaver site, along with some .js, .css and image ...
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Crashes for different reasons, every 20 minutes or so

This afternoon, my computer crashed (BSOD) 6 times in about 4 hours. The strange thing is, each time, it gave a different reason: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ...
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Is there a way to see a list of application crashes?

i.e. When did which installed application crash. If not - perhaps a way to see when was the last time a specific application crashed? Does Windows store that kind of information? Is there a way to ...
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Is there a way where I can restart lotus automatically when windows system is started and after crash?

I am aware that some files can be loaded when OS boots so that the launch of Lotus gets faster but is there a way I can launch Lotus completely and even in case of a crash, can i launch lotus without ...
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Desktop linux is totally unstable (processes crash)

This is an Ubuntu desktop with various testing tools running. 14.04, x64. Some rare process crashes started around 2 weeks ago and now a lot of different applications crash from time to time with ...
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JRE 7 silently crashes under Firefox 31

I'm having this issue where Java crashes under Firefox but nothing gets noticed. JRE 7 U65 loads fine, works fine for a while, but suddenly it crashes and plugin-cintainer.exe loses its ...
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How to analyze crash log in Safe Mode?

I have system crash just after user logon. I can only logon in safe mode (with networking support). Is possible to analyze system crash logs? I have just installed Windows 8.1 and installed drivers ...
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Computer crashes twice/thrice before booting into windows

I need help. i built a PC, and it behaves very strangely. When i press the power button, the lights come on, fan maxes out, HDD spins, bios shows up etc and then it immediately crashes (powers down) ...
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Ubuntu12.04 crashed while trying to install Ubuntu14.04, no longer have access

My desktop crashed. It's a 9 year old Compaq SR 1650NX, AMD Athlon 3500+ probably 1 GB RAM. Was running Ubuntu 12.04... was attempting to upgrade to 14.04, not sure if I interrupted it. Pretty much ...
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Skype and media player causing windows explorer to crash

When there are 2 or more Skype windows on screen, windows explorer will instantly crash and it will keep crashing after restart as long as there is more than one skype window on the screen. When I ...
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Microsoft Word “Random” Crashes - possible workaround?

Word seemingly randomly crashes in an application setting where it is first being used to programmatically databind (bookmarks) and then directly afterwards opened on the user machine for further user ...
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Chrome and Firefox Crash When Bringing Up Windows Explorer

I am having a weird issue lately on my laptop. I am running Windows 7 and I have IE v10, Chrome v36, and Firefox v31. All my browsers are up to date and all Windows Updates are installed. The issue ...
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Machine turns off with different graphics card; who's the culprit?

A machine that I own does run quite stable in its current configuration. It has been running with a GeForce GTX 295 for a couple of years. That card used quite a lot of power, produced lots of heat ...
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How to repair damaged system files?

Recently my computer completely froze while playing a game. After a minute or so I did a hard-reset. However, when the pc powered up again, I got a message saying "Reboot and select proper boot device ...
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Windows 7 explorer always crashes, opens small “Personalized Settings” window

My Windows 7 desktop PC, built by me, started acting very weird in the last couple of days. I use it quite often, about half of the time through TeamViewer. Explorer would crash and restart randomly, ...
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Computer crashes on startup of 3D games

My computer renders games similar to Minecraft just fine, but games with more intensive graphics like: Planetside 2 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms Skyrim it crashes the instant it needs to ...
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Windows taskbar tasks crash explorer.exe

Synopsis: Whenever I execute a task via the Windows taskbar, explorer.exe immediately crashes. Cause: Any item under "Tasks" causes this, from any application (see screenshot "taskbar tasks.png"). ...
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Restart Firefox after crash fails

I'm using Firefox 31.0 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.2, launched from a terminal window. Every now and then Firefox crashes, which in itself isn't too big of an issue as Firefox saves the ...
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Computer crashes on startup of 3D rendering games

My computer renders games similar to Minecraft just fine, but games with more intensive graphics like: Planetside 2 Tom Clancy's Ghosts Recon Phantoms it crashes the instant it needs to render ...
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Wireless Repeater causing Kernel Panic

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my ...
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Booting barely working, Windows 8 can't sleep/restart/shutdown without crashing

I'm getting some strange issues on a lenovo laptop, it goes like this It barely boots, I get the lenovo BIOS logo and then sometimes I see the win8 loading dot-circle but then sometimes don't and ...
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Google Chrome crash the whole system on Xubuntu 14.04

I have been using Google Chrome with Hardware acceleration with no problem and very good results on my Xubuntu 14.04 Dell Latitude E6440 with Radeon GPU. Lately, (probably due to some "System Update" ...
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PowerPoint file crashes PowerPoint upon opening

I have a very perplexing situation on my hands. I have 2 PowerPoint files that crash PowerPoint when attempting to open them. The problem is that this is only happening on some computers. All the ...
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Ubuntu crashing after login window

Below is the screenshot of ubuntu 12.04 crashing at login screen. I have googled alot for the solution but hardly anything seems to work. If i try to use telnet localhost this is what it says
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Chrome causes system to hang during normal use

This can happen at any time. whether or not I have 20 tabs open or just the one and all extensions disabled. Windows 8.1 Pro AMD FX-8350 32GB Ram As you can see my system should have no problems ...
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downgraded from SLI, should I do anything special?

I used to have SLI GTX 670, due to some rethinking and not really needing that much power I sold off one of the cards. Everything has been working fine during games, but I get these random "Display ...
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Is the Optiplex 980 desktop known to have any defects or reliability issues?

I am using a dell optiplex 980 desktop tower (there are several different towers, a mini tower, a desktop, and a small form factor) running windows 7 at work, and this is the second one I'm on. The ...
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Hard drive parameter exceeded its normal operating range

I few days ago, I started seeing this message during boot: NOTICE - HD SELF MONITORING SYSTEM has reported that a parameter has exceeded its normal operating range. Dell recommends that you backup ...
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Need assistance with recover .dwg file.?

This morning I tried to open an AutoCAD 2006 .dwg file and I got a message saying that there was a problem with my file and that I had to try to recover it using the RECOVER command. When I did ...
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Lenovo G570 Windows 7 64 bit Laptop Not Starting

I have a lenovo g570 laptop dual booting with windows 7 and linux mint. Couple of days back when I was working on Windows my display driver (amd radeon 6370m) crashed. After some time it again crashed ...
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Nvidia driver crashes every time it is used

I just bought a new laptop (Asus N56JN-CN039H) with windows 8.1, once received I updated everything and played a game (borderlands 2). I don't remember exactly, but I think I updated the Nvidia ...
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How can I enable 'More Details', when a program crashes?

A few of the gameservers in the game Crysis Wars have been crashing recently, and I tracked the problem down to a certain server modification *.DLL file, which has a bug in it, thus causing a crash. ...
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gDEBugger crashes in Windows 8.1

I want to debug and profile some OpenGL code so I have installed the latest version of gDEBugger on a Macbook Pro with NVidia 9400m graphics card, in Windows 8.1. When I try to run it, its ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Eclipse Crash with no reason

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. Eclipse 3.8 crashing with no reason. Suddenly closed. I have no idea why. Nothing special in the .log file. I am using Oracle Java 1.8. I am using Eclipse 3.8 I use PDT ...
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PXE media failure.Hard Drive most likely failed

I had a dual boot setup (Windows 7 / Crunchbang 11 ) on my 640GB WD hard drive with 3 primary partitions and 1 extended partition(Linux).sda7 was root(~25GB) while sda8(~220GB) was home A week or ...
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PC keeps crashing/freezing

Basically my PC started doing this a while back. Broke it down into parts to easily refer to. Part 1. Usually around the log on screen, the PC would freeze completely. So I would restart, sometimes ...
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PC Reboot When Stressed

My father bought a new rig last week. It's a HP Envy Phoenix with: GEFORCE GTX 780 3072MB (Think it had GTX 760 stock) Intel i7 4770 3.4 GHz 16GB of RAM ... When under heavy load the computer ...
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mac os freeze but no logs in the console messages

My max os keeps crashing about once a day, I've noted down the exact time (down to the second) and checked in the console messages. But got no messages at all for that entire ten minutes. It crashed ...
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Excel 2013 Hangs when loading a number of Files

I have 2 machines: Windows 7 with Office 2007, and a new Windows 8 desktop machine (6GB memory) with 8.1 and office 2013. I have a large project with +- 70 Excel files. They are linked and need to be ...