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

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Safari continually crashing in Mac

I was trying to install Bluestacks for Mac from this site - http://bluestacks-app-player-mac.en.softonic.com/mac. After downloading, Safari crashed while installing it. Then the installation finished, ...
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Large file download causing Chrome and Firefox to crash

I've been trying to download a file of 1.2GB(and my C: drive has over 400 free GB), and the same thing happens on both Chrome and Firefox(Haven't tried IE), on two different wifi networks I've tried ...
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Many BSODs - where to look for the explanation?

I have recently been getting a lot of blue screen of deaths with various errors (see this for a crash report created with the WhoCrashed software). The many MEMORY_MANAGEMENT errors made me think it ...
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Windows Defaulting language to 'Unknown Language' Causing applications to crash on startup

Recently I've noticed that windows seems to be defaulting by system language for all applications to 'Unknown Language': This is causing some applications to crash on startup. If I quickly change ...
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Unknown explorer.exe crashes

Over the past week I have started to have explorer.exe crashes and as of yet have been unable to determine the cause. I am seeing in the event logs that explorer.exe is crashing and the faulting ...
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All Programs Crashing - Multiple Error Logs Included - Help Needed

My desktop has been unusable for several months now. Whenever I open a program, especially one with a heavy focus on moving visuals the application will crash within a few minutes. With some ...
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Java Web Start seg faults when run with no arguments

We are using Java Web Start to run our java application from our webpage. When the jnlp link is clicked the jnlp is downloaded but nothing happens. No error, no popup, nothing. Running manually for ...
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Computer locks up at random with no BSOD - now with more info

Seemingly at random, my computer locks up and doesn't Blue Screen. It has happened when I am playing a game, watching a video, when I first turn on my computer or when I have logged in. It is usually ...
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Do computer systems die under cold temperature? [duplicate]

Apparently there is some speculation that cold temperatures caused in general winter can actually "malfunctions... might not sense touch" and even "shuts down". This sounds absolutely ridiculous to me ...
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How to find what file in winsxs is generating a crash?

I have a program that is generating a msvcr80.dll error and crashing. I would like to find out what is happening, so I could find if the program is using the wrong version of that file. Is there a ...
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Windows 8 crashed and I can't do a recovery or reformat the OS

I don't know how to fix this issue before I take my computer to a repair shop but, before that, I'll try to explain my issue. During regular web browsing and torrent downloading, suddenly, the PC ...
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Excel 2013 crashes when saving instead of showing a pop up message “Some links could not be updated”

I need to prevent an Excel file from crashing and get a popup message instead. How can I do this? Below is the scenario: Excel 2013 crashes, when saving, instead of showing a pop up message "Some ...
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Windows 8.1 Explorer.exe crash or other issue. when windows start explorer.exe restart several times [closed]

I have an issue with my windows 8.1 32 Operating system . on starting of windows taskbar and explorer restart again and again. when i kill explorer.exe then it stops and blank screen appear. I think ...
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Cannot run File explorer

When i click on library, screen resolution, personalisation or even anything that is related to file explorer (my computer, control panel & e.t.c) "explorer.exe" crashes and restarts.. and some ...
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Explorer.exe crash and restart loop after user account rename

I am using the windows 10 consumer preview (Hoping it is similar enough to windows 8.1 to solve this) and I disconnected my user account from my Microsoft account and renamed it. I then restarted my ...
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wireless driver crashes windows 8.1 randomly

I have a toshiba satellite laptop which came with windows 7, I installed windows 8.1 onto it successfully. Then one day I get a pop up from some inbuilt toshiba software saying that it wants to update ...
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Firefox No Longer Works After Exception Breakpoint

I had non-updated version of Firefox I have been working with and had ~25 or so tabs opened. I had also Chrome opened with a dozen of tabs and I always keep them both running. As time goes, Firefox ...
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Google Chrome crashing on OS X Yosemite

Recently Google Chrome has started to crash constantly on OSX Yosemite. I have been running the 64bit Dev Channel of Chrome successfully for a long time with no issues, recently it started to crash ...
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How do I fix “unknown” process utilizing 2.4GB of PageTable?

Recently I noticed that my physical memory usage (according to the Windows resource monitor) was maxing out (only 4MB free) after a few hours even on an idle system after reboot. Doing some ...
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Microsoft Bug(s) -Windows OS failure(s)

Summary This has been an ongoing issue across Windows 8 and up where the windows full screen apps fail to open without instantly crashing while the skydive fails to function at all. The only ...
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Win 7 BlueScreen error

I recently get bluescreen erorr. I have 32 bit Win 7 Pro. With program named bluescreenview I get this log: Dump File : 112914-108498-01.dmp Crash Time : 29.11.2014. 7:51:21 Bug Check ...
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I'm getting game crashes on windows 10, someone can look at the debugger output (dump)? [closed]

I have reproducable crashing on software that has compatibility across all previous versions, but now on the Windows 10 preview it continuously crashes, as for the game's part, it's not caused by the ...
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Computer crashes first 1-3 times on startup

Whenever I start my computer, the first 1-3 times it crashes when I try to click the start menu in Windows 8.1 or before I even get there. The third or fourth time i reset my computer it works just ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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Google chrome keeps crashing: possible conflict with comodo firewall?

I've used chrome for years, and comodo firewall and HIPS protection for some months, but suddenly google chrome started crashing as soon as it was loaded. I tried to reset my user profile and ...
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Excel crashes upon performing regression

I'm attempting to use the Data Analysis add-in for Excel 2013 to perform regression, something that worked for me last week. Today, however, Excel crashes whenever I try to actually perform the ...
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How to export ubuntu system error?

A program running on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop "has experienced an internal error". I get the system error dialog where I can "send an error report to help fix the problem". How do I export this bad ...
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Visual Studio 2010 crashes on start, reinstall doesn't solve the issue

All of a sudden my Visual Studio 2010 which worked fine on Friday no longer can be opened crashing every time I try to start it. The only program I installed on Friday was EMS DB Comparer but in the ...
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Windows 8 x64 iTunes crashes when accessing the store if google chrome is also running

iTunes keeps crashing on my computer in JavaScriptCore.dll when opening the iTunes store. This is true for all versions starting from 11 (11.x crash in a different DLL which has WTF in its name :)). I ...
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Computer randomly crashing on certain games

In certain games, my computer will randomly crash completely. The display drivers stop working, screen and audio freeze. I can't do anything except turn it off via off switch. I know it's going to be ...
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GPU crash with problems getting progressively worse; now can't even boot

I'm experiencing a major issue with my home PC. Here's a rundown of what happened today: While playing a game, I got a weird screen split where my monitor basically glitched and split the screen in ...
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Fix 0xC0000005 application crash error?

Almost all my installed programs (Firefox, skype, other 3rd party programs, ...) crash. They all assigned with EventID:1000 and Exception code: 0xc0000005. I have tried to change the memory but ...
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I have a relatively small file that crashes Notepad++ every time I open it [closed]

For clarity, I know this isn't a bug-report forum. I'm asking for advice on how to fix my file, if I can. My file is 34k (Yes, just 34k, I've opened several larger files). It's just a cold fusion ...
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Troubleshoot Persistent Crashing of Task Blocker on Windows 7

There's a free app called Task Blocker which I've found very useful for over a year. A few days ago it quit working. Every time I launch it Windwows immediately informs me that it has quit working and ...
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Freezes, Crashing Programs, Graphics Glitches, and occasional BSOD after Windows 8.1 upgrade

Back when Windows 8.1 was first released, I upgraded to it almost immediately. Upon finishing the upgrade, I was greeted with display artifacts, crashes, crashing programs, and BSODs. I tried driver ...
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Preview.app always crashes

Since yesterday, my 10.9 Preview.app always crashes when opening any file. When I open it, it asks whether to reopen older windows; If I choose yes it crashes. If I choose not to and select a file it ...
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Windows 8 crashing unexpectedly

The computer I use at work sometimes crashes when I'm not near it. The first time it happened the OS crashed dead (even the mouse cursor wasn't moving). At that time I couldn't get much information ...
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SSD gone bad suddenly

Problem: A few days ago I had a crash in Windows 8. It was just freezing content by a little bit until the only thing that could move was the mouse pointer. I instantly got an idea it was something ...
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MS Project crashes / quits when opening mpp file or using project

I'm trying to use MS Project Professional 2003 (in Win XP SP2 and the lastest updates from the microsoft website have been installed). When I open a .mpp file - Project quits unexpectedly without an ...
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firefox delete history of domain, not passwords

I use Firefox for my work a lot (I build websites), and it tends to crash regularly. I've noticed that if I open history (CTRL+H) and do [rightclick]-> [forget website] for sites which occur often ...
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IBM t60p with no OS crashes in live USB live CD and BIOS

So recently I decided to revamp my old t60p thinkpad. Replaced the display, replaced the heatsink and, today replaced the HDD. However, initially only the display seemed broken. After replacing it I ...
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IE 10 crashes on 'File Upload' when using EMET

This problem has been occurring for quite some time now for me (at least two to three weeks). Whenever I try to upload an image, IE crashes. It crashes because EMET stops an illegal operation. The ...
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Understanding Bluescreen minidump from Windows 7

My Windows 7 computer has been suffering from bluescreens that happen soon after booting. I used Windbg to analyse dumb file of event but I am not sure if I understand what it is telling me. These ...
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Apache2 crashes on my RPI with no visible errors

I'm running Raspbian, a Raspberry Pi wheezy port optimised for it. I'm currently runinng WordPress on it, though it was doing it before(I think). When it crashes the rPi displays no onscreen errors on ...
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Windows explorer crashes every 30 seconds

My windows explorer crashes in every 30 seconds or so. On the title bar, it shows "Not Responding", system hangs for a while and after clicking on the window itself, everything fades in white color. ...
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GPU drivers crashing VLC or games - CPU or PSU fault?

For a long time I've been experiencing the "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered." errors. I tried everything that is possible, to no avail. Today, I monitored ...
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Windows Crashed, Desktop No Longer Works Properly

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. It crashed not that long ago and the desktop no longer works properly; for example the Desktop icons were gone, and the "Pin this program to ...
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Google chrome crashes after update on windows 7

Yesterday, I updated google chrome to the latest version visiting chrome://chrome/ on my windows 7. After that, the program started to crash as soon as I opened it. I tried to reinstall it manually ...
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Firefox crashes due to plugin

Often, when using FireFox and IE at the same time (IE is open so I can run a Java app to RDP to my work via Cisco), Firefox crashes with the following error message Firefox plugin container has ...
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Re-boot Error Windows 7

Acer laptop with Windows 7 is giving error on boot that says it has encountered an unexpected error and needs to restart, and it does this in an endless reboot-loop. Looking online I'm seeing lots of ...