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

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vim leaves a swapfile after crash with unknown owner

I am running Cygwin on windows. Several times now I've had a swap file left behind from vim after a crash, but it can't be recovered or deleted. "ls -l" shows this: -rw-r----- 1 Unknown+User ...
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Can a large hard drive (3 TB) make Windows XP 32bit un-bootable?

As my old hard drive failed, I cloned the operating System (Windows XP SP3 32bit Professional) to a new hard drive (WD 3 TB). It took several attempts, until it worked, but finally it was ok: I had ...
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Why does Google Chrome (v40) has so many processes open?

I've recently upgraded my Google Chrome to the newest version (38 -> 40) and I'm experiencing system level crashes. This mostly happens when I have two windows and more than a handful of tabs open. ...
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Explorer error after windows 8.1 update 1 [closed]

I'm getting explorer crash and in the eventviewer the cause seems to be the kernelbase.dll. I've the dump. If someone could debug it for me i would appreciate. Best regards https://gsdid6.s.cld.pt
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Please explain what the Error with OS X 10.10.2 and MacWinDjVu (does not open any more) is and how to solve it

Please explain what the Error with OS X 10.10.2 and MacWinDjVu (does not open any more) is and how to solve it. I use DjVu regularly, and until today I did not have any problem. I just turned on my ...
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Memory or Memory Controller issue

I'm bad at writing titles Update: Attempted changing graphics card with no change. I have a machine running 32 gigs of ram and two processors, this machine has been ok for several years until it was ...
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Raspberry Pi hanging up [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi controlling my system in a remote location. The surrounding temperature is around -11 degrees Celsius. I am running a multithreaded Python program on the Pi. There is a thread ...
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Skype 7.1 crashes at startup on Windows Enterprise

I downloaded the latest skype on my workstation, which is a Windows 7 Enterprise (Version 6.1, Build 7601: SP1). The problem is that it crashes every single time on Skype startup. I can't even write ...
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Notepad++ just crashed, I lost all data in a file, can I restore this somehow?

Was working on a PHP file what tells the server what content to display on a page, i added 72 variables all at once in each block of variables i had(72) and when i went to save it crashed and i lost ...
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Chrome crashes on printing a document from a webpage

When I try and print a document from a webpage, chrome always crashes on me and won't print. I can't print bank statements, bills via email etc. The error message is this: Problem signature: ...
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XAMPP, Mercury - Error: Mercury shutdown unexpectedly

I have just installed latest version of XAMPP and trying to do some work with Mercury module. But, whenever I tried to launch Mercury module from XAMPP, then it crashes. I found one answer on SO, ...
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Debug “Aw, Snap!” error in Chrome

I studied this related question, but am still stumped. I have an application that periodically shows the "Aw, Snap!" error screen, and to debug it, I have: Launched Chrome with verbose logging ...
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What hardware is responsible for crashing my system? [closed]

For the last few years, my system will sometimes lock down shortly after boot. I assume it is hardware related, but I cannot figure out what part is responsible. I've had the harddrives formatted ...
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Cannot open pictures or videos in Windows 7

A couple of days ago my laptop battery drained and shut down. After attempting to turn on, normal boot resulted in a black screen with startup sound. I then followed a guide which led me to restart in ...
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Windows Media Player crashes due to DRM issue

When I tried to play an audio file that uses Digital Rights Management (DRM) on my Windows 8 machine, Windows Media Player promptly crashes, recording this error in the Windows event log: Event id ...
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Install OS X Yosemite quit unexpectedly while using the libBaseIA.dylib plug in

The current version of my MacBook is OS X 10.9.4 (mavericks). I've noticed lately that many apps crash. One of them is Xcode. I have decided to upgrade the OS to Yosemite. I've got the following ...
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Windows EXE Installer(s) randomly close?

I am running windows 8.1 on more than adequate hardware (i7 4790k, 32gb ram). When I try to install programs (any programs) I have to attempt to click through them as fast as possible because they ...
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MS Office 2003 crashes when I try to use “Edit links to files” in Word

I have a 220 page document with about 100 images linked (not embedded or "inserted"). I want to save all of them in the current document. I do the following: Office Button > Prepare > Edit Links to ...
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PC freezes±loses video signal and blue screen of death—while any playing any game for about ten minutes

I built a custom PC: CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K GPU: Gigabyte R9 280 Ultra Durable VGA 3GB RAM: ADATA XPG Z1 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2133 CL13 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4 - Intel X99 HDD: WD Caviar Blue ...
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BSoD watchdog violation and page fault sudden crash while working

my computer has crashed twice and shown the blue screen of death. DPC_watchdog_violation was the message I received the first time. Page_fault_in_nonpaged_area is what I got the second time. I have ...
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My MacBook is in kernel panic limbo, what can I do?

So I'm writing this because these past few weeks I have experienced a heap of problems with my 2008 MacBook which have come to a head in the last couple of days culminating in me being almost ...
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Is there some place that analyzes dump files? [closed]

My PC just rebooted itself for no apparent reason. It was playing some music, I had MS Outlook open (as I normally do) and maybe a web browser instance up. Not what I would call taxing the system. But ...
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Debugging a crash in Windows 8.1 File Explorer

Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I've experienced frequent crashes of Windows Explorer. It will lock up for 10-30 seconds, then terminate and restart itself. It happens many times a day and I don't ...
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Computer crashes when playing games

There may be a question like this, but my situation is different. I am on an: HP Pavilion dv3 Windows 7 32 bit 3 GB RAM 286GB Hard Drive Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 2.53 ghz Nvidia Geforce G 105M The ...
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OneDrive / SkyDrive crashing on Windows 8.1

I have upgraded from Window 8 to 8.1 Pro with Media Center (fully updated) and OneDrive has started crashing with the following dump. Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH ...
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How to determine EMET caller mitigation?

I run EMET on my Windows machines. It works great - it stop a number of threats in their tracks by enforcing some mitigations on applications. I can't count how many times it stopped Internet Explorer ...
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windows 8.1 crashes during game play? How do i find out whats causing it?

I just bought a near new gaming desktop. I7 3770, gtx 970 8gb ram so on. It was technically second hand. The computer runs fine for movies, internet and basic games. Everytime i play watchdogs on ...
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Random system halt (no BSOD) due to watchdog

I have a Sony SVE15118FG laptop running windows 8.1 that has been doing me well however recently it has started while gaming randomly shutting off. I'm referring to an immediate power off followed by ...
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Laptop crashes as soon as I login as administrator

This has always been the case every single time I start up my Laptop. Every single time the computer has finished booting up, and asks for my password to start using my computer, the computer will ...
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How can I diagnose certain games crashing?

With a handful of games will crash to desktop after playing for anywhere from 15 minutes to a few hours. There will be a visual glitch, a pause, and then crash to desktop. If Firefox is running, ...
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Eclipse Just Crashes (Xubuntu 14.04)

This is crazy. Eclipse keeps crashing, closing itself a few seconds after I start it and I have no reason why. I have tried everything that I have seen here and nothing helps. I am so desperate that I ...
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Memory Issues But memorytest is clean

I got a 16GB system, and lately (I have made no hardware changes lately and no real software changes either) its been doing weird things with crashing and not letting me use all the memory. SPECS: ...
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FFMPEG How to write errors or crashes to syslog (Windows event viewer)

So in php when errors occur you can send errors to the syslog. error_log = syslog With ffmpegs command line how can you tell ffmpeg to write errors or crashes to the syslog so you can open windows ...
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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 780 crashes

Three to four days ago I bought a ZOTAC GeForce GTX 780 graphics card. I installed it and everything seemed to work properly. But now when I play games (AC:unity, Splinter Cell: Black list, COD: ...
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Recurring BSOD 0x139 KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE in NETIO.SYS (bugcheck analyses within)

Problem description I've been encountering some intermittent 0x139 KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE blue screens with first parameter 0x3 on my Windows 8.1 laptop, once every 20 minutes to an hour. ...
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Windows - Explorer.exe crashing when manipulating folders

I've got an issue on my Windows Seven SP1 computer, for some unknown reason, the explorer.exe process crashes really often when I'm manipulating the folders, especially using paint but not only. ...
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StackHash-Related Appcrash on Manga Studio and Photoshop

My installations of Manga Studio 5 or Photoshop CS6 (on Windows 7 64-bit) crash every time I try to open them. For both, the problem has something to do with StackHash. Manga Studio crashes almost ...
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Computer freezing: need help - fresh install of windows

I am having daily (or more frequent) freezes that require me to hard restart my PC each time. This is very annoying and I would love to receive some help or advice on finding and solving my issue. PC ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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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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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 ...