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

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How to see detailed log of nVidia driver crash on Windows?

While doing GPU-intensive parallel processing, nVidia driver apparently crashed. Only information in Windows Event log is the following: The description for Event ID 1 from source NVIDIA OpenGL ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 laptop hanging, requires powercycle

I'm seeing a weird situation where my new Dell Inspiron laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 is unpredictably hanging, and I can't seem to figure out why. I haven't observed any consistent behaviour that ...
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Getting Blue screen of Death when slightly moving laptop

I have 3 year old Lenovo laptop (ideapad with AMD processor) which is crashing when i am moving it from one place to another . It only crashes when their is some movement . I think it may be some ...
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Computer crashes and BSODs for no obvious reason - Windows 10

So this is kind of a long-run problem. My computer experiences program crashes of all sorts and BSODs. It's gone through several reinstalls but somehow always ends up the same way. I don't know what ...
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Chrome's Aw Snap! in other languages than English

It seems our website may produce Aw Snap!. We have found a workaround and are looking for a list of the corresponding snaps in other languages to recognise when people are contacting our help desk.
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Eclipe Kepler crashes while opening file

When opening a file in Eclipse Kepler, the files opens for a split second and closes?? How can this be fixed? I have tried removing /workspace/.metadata/.lock but it still crashes when opening a file ...
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How can I open Chrome process such that if it crashes it will not affect other chrome processes?

I want to open a chrome tab that I plan to use to debug an issue that causes a crash. This means that the tab will crash a lot. The problem is that it causes all chrome processes to crash. How can I ...
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Why my explorer.exe is crashing every second after starting windows 10?

After I start my laptop, the explorer.exe process keeps crashing and restarting forever. I tried to boot the system in clean boot state, but the problem persists. After that, I tried to look in the ...
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BRDF explorer crash

I would like to use the Disney BRDF explorer with MELT BRDF. However each time I load a BRDF, the explorer crashes. Can someone help me ? The software can be downloaded here (it isn't heavy) : ...
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Chrome locks up every once in awhile due to crashpad_handler

Every so often when browsing the web, Chrome locks up for awhile. Often it makes the Kill / Wait popup appear, but if I click "Wait" it eventually does come back. If I run top -o cpu when this is ...
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Firefox Developer edition 48.0 crashes after update

I'm using the Developer edition of Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04. Yesterday, I update it (just some translation packages, I think) and today it's not opening anymore. Click in the firefox icon does not ...
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Excel 2013/6 Crashes when Clicking on Second Row

Recently I had this annoying problem with Excel 2013: in a new worksheet, if I fill in the first row and the first cell of the second row, the whole worksheet hangs if I then click on the second cell. ...
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How to Limit the number of Processes a Program can Generate

I'm having an issue where a program called Deadline 7.1 is creating Multiple processes of a Plug-in it uses "MayaBatch" so much to the point it's maxing out the machines memory and causing it to ...
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Linux: Compiz crashes after sending SIGTERM to Init proccess

I'm new with Linux and have this problem. I'm currently creating Init process for another user (which creates gnome-session process, and gnome creates compiz). Everything works okay unless I try to ...
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Entering a 2 word answer causes batch file to crash. How can I avoid this?

I am just writing a silly little program, but the problem I'm having seems quite generic. Here is the part of the code that is causing me problems: Warning: the code opens a google search. set /a ...
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Azure Virtual Machine Crashing every 2-3 hours

We've got a classic VM on azure. All it's doing is running SQL server on it with a lot of DB's (we've got another VM which is a web server which is the web facing side which accesses the sql classic ...
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How to fix BadImageFormatException on application startup?

I bought the game Stardew Valley on steam, installed it, launched it. Nothing happened :(... When I took a look in the eventviewer I saw the following information: Application: Stardew Valley.exe ...
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My software getting crashed due to “getdiskserial.dll”

I am using Windows server 2012 on our intranet server. One of important application is not opening. When I double click on the application icon, Windows show an msg "Application has stopped ...
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Windows 8.1 automatic repair loop (INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE)

Today, my pc with Windows 8.1 installed suddenly started crashing on start up, and then rebooting and showing the 'Automatic repair' screen. I tried solving this in multiple ways already: I tried ...
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Windows 10 not releasing Processes

For the past month i have been going crazy as to why my Render systems where crashing, logs looked normal, or, they didn't have any particular errors relating to the crashes. the last week i have ...
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System crashes with following Machine Error (screenshot included)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. CPU: Intel Core i7 950. Memory: 3x2GB Kingston DDR3-1066. GPU: Gigabyte ATI 5670. HDD: Seagate Baracudda XT - 2TB. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot. Today it ...
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New build shuts down randomly - insufficient power?

I have an ongoing problem with my new build shutting down randomly. It is very sporadic: it can be 5 times a day, or once in 5 days. My temperatures are fine, I have tested the wall sockets and have ...
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How to fix Nemo file explorer as crashes frequently in Linux and asks for root privileges to fix the error?

I have Nemo installed on Centos and Fedora, on Gnome classic and Mate Desktop, crashing every now and then and asking for root privileges to fix the issues found but other explorers work just fine. I ...
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Which pdf files were open when Adobe Reader XI crashed?

I had been working with hundreds pdf files. A couple dozens of them had been open, when Adobe Reader XI (on Windows 7 Pro) crashed. Where can I find the list of files, which were open during the ...
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Have to recreate random loss of power

note: With loss of power I mean a crash without a BSOD or any form of warning or errors. No freezes, nothing. It just turns off in an instant. So, for a little over a year now, I have been having the ...
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Serious amount of bluescreens when using Ableton Live 9.2.1 on Windows 10/8.1

Today I wanted to have another studio session using Ableton Live, but my PC kept me from it. I had be working for around half an hour when I got the first bluescreen, SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION it said. ...
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Windows 10 Search, Cortana, and Edge crashing

I have a relatively new install of Win10 Enterprise (Bitlocker enabled - hardware encryption with Samsung EVO 850 500 GB SSD) on a Lenovo T450s laptop, and despite having not set it up much yet for ...
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Vim 7.4 with syntax on will always Caught deadly signal SEGV

With syntax on inside .vimrc (that's the only line in my .vimrc file), opening a file with any sort of syntax highlighting will cause Vim: Caught deadly signal SEGV Vim: Finished. Segmentation ...
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Why does Visual Studio on Windows 10 crash with System.AccessViolationException?

I've got a pretty basic Windows 10 box. Recently, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 started crashing. I've tried: installing Visual Studio 2013 update 5, Visual Studio 2015 Update 2, googling the error, ...
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Windows 10 running at 100% CPU usage even in safe mode

I have been trying to solve the issue with 100% CPU usage on Windows 10. I tried the following: Updated GPU and Intel drivers. Scanned the system for viruses with Malwarebytes, ESET Smart Security ...
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Win8 many apps crashing at startup

I was using AVG free for a while without problems. I finally decided to update to the latest AVG Free edition, but suddenly many (I mean really lots of apps, 10+) fail or crash at win8 startup and ...
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Browsers freezing, crashing, bugging

I am running Windows 8.1 with the latest drivers installed and everything working just fine on my system, except for one thing: browsers. I tried many different browsers and all seem to have their own ...
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Programs cease to respond then stop working when opening or saving anything

Nearly every program that has an "Open" and/or "save as" option stops running properly as soon as I click the button, it doesn't exactly crash, but it stops responding and the only thing you can do is ...
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Synology DS212 hung. Could it be a file with an “illegal” UTF file name?

I have a Linux server backing up several other hosts on a Synology DS212. Intermittently, I find the DS212 dead in the water, with the Linux kernel bemoaning a NFS failure: ...
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MySQL won't start

I recently tried to run a basic MySQL command. Then I got the following response: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) I then ...
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Windows 7 Pro x64 - Web Browsers Hang; Windows Freezes

Summary: Browsers (Firefox & Chrome-based) cause my computer to freeze at random intervals with the only constant being it's upon loading a web page. This can be any web page, whether it's loading ...
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How can I use windbg to see more information about a critical error that causes Windows 10 to crash?

When I asked about how I should proceed with getting support for an error causing Windows 10 to crash, a user suggested that I could use Windbg to learn more about the error. The error, which I was ...
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Application crash, not able to terminate process

I'm having a serious problem with my laptop, everytime that some application crash, It just freezes then I close the window of the application but the process is still running and I'm not able to ...
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ubuntu server crash - looking for log of possibly attaced display

my ubuntu server crashed a few times recently not leaving anything in system log files. he wont respond to pings, but its led indicates that it is powered on. maby ill find out more if i actually ...
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should I remove sihost.exe? it seems to crash my whole explorer (taskbar) regularly

I am using windows 10; a few days ago I started noticing my whole taskbar with my desktop icons plus desktop wallpaper to disappear (everything goes black) for about 5 seconds. then everything ...
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Assassin's Creed III crashes when run on the NVIDIA GPU

I have a Lenovo Z470 notebook with these specs: Windows 10 64-bit Version 1511 (OS Build 10586.164) Intel Core i5-2450M @ 2.50GHz (Sandy Bridge) 2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M with Optimus Technology ...
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How do I fix my elitebook 6930p after its windows 10 operating system crashed after update?

My HP Elitebook 6930p running windows 10 was running great for a long time, other than becoming slowed or bogged down as PC's often do over time.. Until windows 10 ran an automatic update one day, and ...
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Windows Explorer crashes when backing out of SMB

I'm getting weird issues with my install of Windows 10. So I have a Samsung Book 5 with the latest version installed (updated to the latest version as of March 21st). When I connect to a network ...
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Application has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware

When I'm playing CoD Black Ops 3, the game crashes and I get an error that says: Application "blackops3.exe" has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware It crashes always when I play it, ...
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How do you find a software crash in Process Monitor (Procmon)?

I have an issue running a certain piece of software which I compiled (didn't write it myself). Every time I start the program, it crashes within a second or two (almost instantly from when the window ...
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Why is mega.nz not working with chrome or firefox?

I have a 14.43 GB file in my cloud that i am trying to download off mega.nz. Which consists mostly of some recent manual backups of the desktop files in my mums old laptop, which now has been wiped ...
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Display Driver has stopped responding and has recovered (AMD)

Every time I play cs:go I get this error after the server switched maps, and it says to click to continue (after it hangs up). The whole screen just stops working and sound gets glitched, sometimes ...
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Windows 7 randomly reboots on startup logo animation, but once booted it's perfectly fine

I've been having this problem lately where Windows 7 will randomly reboot when it's starting up (only on the Windows logo animation over the black screen), however whenever I get past that screen ...
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Can anyone that knows how to analyze crash/dump files help me figure out what is crashing my pc?

I recently built a desktop pc with windows 10 64-bit and everything works fine except for playing certain games. I can play some games like diablo 3 for hours with no problems but other games like ...
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Graphics Corruption even during Boot, then after 2 failed reboots it says BOOTMGR is missing

I'm encountering a very frustrating and confusing problem with my desktop and I am really hoping someone has experienced either a similar problem or knows what I can do to fix this. To start off, ...