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

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Explorer.exe restart loop when log in

I'm using Windows 8.1 Update 1, and this morning I tried to install StartIsBack, I launched the setup and clicked Install, then it restarted the explorer as I expected but explorer.exe entered into a ...
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computer lights up but then nothing

my computer was working fine today morning. then when i switchced it on in the evening nothing..the led near the lights up but thats its not beep sound or anything. even the fans on the PSU and ...
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How to interpret this description of a crash

How to interpret this description of a crash I'm coming in 6th crash-commonly known as blue screen by applying Who Crashed is attributed to tcpip.sys driver Crash Dump Analysis ...
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VLC Media Player has stopped working [on hold]

VLC player stops working as soon as I try to open a Video file. I have tried many types of video files and there was no chance... As soon as I try to open a video file, VLC crashes and windows pops ...
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Google Chrome tabs and extensions crashing ever since reinstall

I switched from the 32-bit build of chrome to the 64-bit build a couple days ago and ever since then about 40% of all new tabs, whether opened by "Open link in new tab..." or the actual new tab button ...
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How to trace cause of Firefox segfaults?

Firefox has been segfaulting on me a lot lately. The console output isn't helpful and I have not been able to notice a pattern or relate it to any actions I take. I presume one of the many addons I ...
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Program crash on just 60% RAM usage without virtual memory

My Chrome love consuming lots of RAM. Windows starts showing me low memory warning as soon as my RAM usage cross around ~50%. But if I keep opening new tabs, Chrome crash at as low as 60% RAM usage. ...
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Access Point Crashes When Using VLAN IDs on each SSID

I have a TL-WA701ND Access Point that supports multiple SSIDs (4) and also supports VLAN functionality. I configured it to broadcast 2 SSIDS (Main and Guest) and assigned a VLAN ID to each (1 and 2, ...
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R003.exe and R002.exe crashes at random times

I see a popup like this: at random times after I switch on my laptop. I usually see it after 3-5 hours. The same can be seen occasionally with another file R002.exe. I don't know what these files ...
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Troubleshooting PC dying during normal use

I am running Windows 7 x64 SP1 with all the latest Windows updates. I have not added or removed hardware or software recently. This installation has been performing without problems for several months ...
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EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) + EXC_I386_GPFLT + KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS

Hi i have a problem (since 3 monthes) with a program (Cubase 8 pro) when i'm launching it. There always is a crash report from apple, i don't know if this report shows precisely where the problem is, ...
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Computer Freezing/Crashing While Gaming, I've Checked Everything, CPU or Motherboard?

MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Intel i7-2600k NVIDIA GTX 980 16GB DDR3 EVGA 750W PSU I've been having an issue when gaming. They're either crashes or hangs, whatever you want to call them. Both screens will ...
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Computer crashing about 20sec into booting (even in BIOS). CPU or Motherboard?

EDIT: we seem to have narrowed the problem to CPU or Motherboard. Is there any way I can identify the cause between these 2 without a spare part to test? I was playing Minecraft for the first time on ...
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Laptop is suddenly making lots of programs crash and unrespond, any idea why?

I have had this laptop since early last year, specs are: CPU: Intel Core i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz RAM: 4.00 GB (3.88 GB usable) System: 64-bit-OS, x64-based processor OS: Windows 8.1 So yeah, not a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 crashes when opening Command option for a UI Control

I've been using MVVM in an application I'm building using Visual Studio 2010. For the UI controls I'm using Commands that are bound to certain controls. Recently I've added some more Commands and when ...
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Why does my computer freeze randomly and also power button not respond? [duplicate]

My computer has this serious problem, I turn on the computer and after a random time lapse, it freeze and also the powerbutton not respond, the only thing that works is the reset button (the one that ...
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DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION when im playing video games

I get this BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION) while im playing games like CS:GO and GTA V on PC. I am playing for like 15minutes without any problems but then i suddenly get this error and my pc restarts. ...
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Windows 7 SP1 32-bit - Windows Explorer Crashing with faulting “ntdll.dll” module

I work at the IT department as a summer intern for a small company. A user is encountering frequent and seemingly random Windows Explorer crashes - it could be in various folders, the control panel, ...
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How to stop win8 from collecting error info when BSODing?

What's worse than having a machine BSOD? Having to wait 25 minutes for this: Your pc ran into a problem and needs to restart. We are just collecting some error info, and then we'll restart for ...
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Remove “has stopped working” message windows 8

I want to be able to remove the "has stopped working" message that comes up when a program crashes because I am trying to write a script that automatically opens the program back up if it does crash. ...
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Who's crashing my kernel?

Symptoms Suddenly, a message saying "A problem in the kernel package has been detected" started appearing after I login upon boot. A new message is shown every second, incessantly (translation ...
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Why do programs (JVM) crash while there is still plenty of available space in pagefile?

So, very simple question indeed. With my RAM-limited dev machine (8GB of RAM, Win 7 x64, 8GB of pagefile), when I run out of available RAM, programs first start to slow down, and eventually crash. ...
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Blue Screen System Crash Windows 7 32/bit Can´t boot system

I am using an Acer Laptop 5720 - O/S Windows 7/32 bit. A Windows update was running and was at around Step 2 in Progress when the Laptop power button was pressed and the Laptop switched off - BLUE ...
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My PC freezes randomly [closed]

I just bought a Coolermaster case, a Storm Scout 2 Advanced, and I plugged everything by myself according to the motherboard manual. The thing is that in the middle of nothing the PC just freezes but ...
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Need to reboot after waking from sleep mode on my windows 8.1 tablet

I searched and tried much but it does little help to my problem. When I put my tablet pc aside and it will sleep after 5 mins. This is what I expected by setting power config. However if I leave it ...
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Windows 8 explorer crashing every 30seconds because of twinui.dll

my Windows 8.1 PC seems to have a problem. I can't see all icons on the Start Page and the explorer.exe crashes every 30 seconds with the following message in the EventViewer: <Event ...
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iMac crashes randomly : apple hardware test codes 4M0T/40000003:HDD-1325

My iMac(mid 2011 27 inch) is consistently crashing after 15-30 minutes, vertical lines flash and it goes to a grey or pink screen, then restarts after about 2 minutes. I have run the apple hardware ...
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Random Restarts [Not Heat Related]

As recently as in the last three days, my computer, during very or what seemed very random times, would just restart. The fans wouldn't even go to a halt and the lights wouldn't turn off. Normally ...
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Laptop gets sudden artifact screen and restarts with a strong fan

I have a HP probook 5330m. Whenever I run applications like photoshop or play a game, I get this flickering, distorted (green & pink) artifact screen along with a bursting sound, like a tv loosing ...
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Why do some mac encrypted files crash ALL my windows apps?

Occasionally I get these 'evil files'. Attempting to open or otherwise interact with them (right click to rename for example) will crash whatever application I am using. Try to add as attachment in ...
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Graphical issues (crashing games and BSOD on win 7 64bit)

I made this post about a week ago trying to get some help: here and since then have been able to narrow down a little what the problem is. The problem only arose after I reformatted my computer. I ...
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GIMP stuck on “Loading Data Files: Fonts”

I load up GIMP and it gets stuck on "Loading Data Files: Fonts" every time. I have deleted my GIMP profile multiple times, I cleared my font cache, I even searched for corrupt fonts, (0kb font file ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 unresponsive / crashed after a while

I recently posted a question on ServerFault in hopes of getting some hints on where I might look to find the reason for my recent crashes. It was closed as off-topic (because I am an 'end-user' asking ...
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Windows 8.1 BSOD DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

This BSOD happens every time I open certain programs. The whole computer goes into a freeze for about 2 minutes, then shows a blue screen. It gives me the error DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. I tried playing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Trusty crashing / being unresponsive

Disclaimer: I am not an experienced linux user, and I am trying to diagnose a case where my Ubuntu goes away, and doesn't come back. The PC is a headless PC without keyboard and mouse plugged in, that ...
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(Constant Crashes and BSOD)[fixed] FPS lag and infequent crashes when trying to run games windows 7 64bit

I recently had to reformat my computer and prior to this reformat I was running GTA 5 perfectly fine on the highest settings, the settings that had been optimized by "The GeForce Experience", a ...
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Window Explorer crash window 7

As my Window Explorer Crash like when I want to print images and the window explorer crash the window explore crash too everything start to crash after a window update what should I do this is problem ...
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Windows unknown issues, possibly hardware failure

I have 2 OS's Windows 7 and Windows 8, my main OS is windows 7 so the problem started on it, everything suddenly lagging, not responding and cannot be killed with anything even with task manager, i ...
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Yosemite update crashed and now won't finish

I was updating a MacBook Pro to Yosemite, and it crashed. When the user logs in, it gets stuck here: I tried starting in recovery mode, with Command+R, and using DiskUtil, I run the repair ...
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Computer crash with utorrent after 30 minutes

I have a weird problem in which, if I leave my computer unattended, AND I leave uTorrent open, downloading/seeding, the computer simply crashes after about 20 / 30 minutes (don't know exactly since if ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashe. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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Some KDE applications crash seemingly related to image loading

First of all - plasma-desktop doesn't work (probably caused by some widget, starts normally on clean ~/.kde dir), dolphin, choqok, klipper don't start at all, konsole starts but crashes when I try to ...
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How to copy Chrome's flags from a different Google account? [duplicate]

After adjusting chrome://flags/ Chrome is crashing completely. I can't revert anything because of the "aw snap" and crashing. I wish to reset all flags from a different Google account, like a mirror. ...
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dwm.exe stopped working message every few minutes

I am using Windows 7 (64 bit), and performed a spring cleanup of my machine today, after it became slower than usual, removing programs I believed were unnecessary anymore. Since then I keep getting ...
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Explorer.exe crashes and screen blinks to tiles background color of tiles menu for 1 second

I recently installed windows and updated all drivers. But some minutes after login to windows screen starts to flashing between current program and background color of windows tiles. I checked this ...
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All programs terminating unexpectedly in a Windows 7 environment

Recently I have been facing some issues with my operating system, which is a 32-bit Windows 7. As far as I think these are memory issues. When I boot my system, after some time, a message pops up, ...
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Logs of Gnuplot for startupt?

I have now many times uninstalled and installed different gnuplots. However, now, the gnuplot with qt crashes in the startup if I simply run gnuplot -e "plot 'data.dat'" The crash occurs such ...
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How to check if a VirtualBox vm has been shutdown properly?

Assuming the host system crashed (hardware failure), how would would one find out which vms were running and crashed (and are now in an unclean state)? VMware Workstation has a clean flag, so ...
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Computer crashing when I play games

Specs: Intel Core i7-3930k Corsair H70 CPU Water Cooler 16Gb DDR3 G.Skill 4x4Gb 1600Mh 120Gb Intel 520 Series SSD 2Tb WD Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6Gb/s 64mb Cache SATA3 AMD Radeon R9 ...
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Can loose metal piece cause unclean shutdown?

A laptop I administer has recently been suffering from random unclean shutdowns when it is moved around. Not every time, perhaps once every 3-5 days, but still annoying. I finally got around to taking ...