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DirectX games crash computer after ~6 minutes

For a little over a week now I have been having an issue where some games rendered using DirectX have been crashing after a small period of time. Usually the result is similar to an immediate system ...
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Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files when the previous dump file exists and the option “Overwrite any existing file” is unchecked?

Where does Windows Vista saves memory dump files after crash when the previous dump file exists and the option "Overwrite any existing file" is unchecked? As in the title, what happen and what does ...
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Steam client and ventrillo crashing

I recently did a fresh install of windows vista 64bit on a brand new HDD and everything worked fine until I tried to run Steam to install all of my games. It keeps crashing with "the program has ...
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355 views

Desktop Window manager crashes with aero on rotated dual-screens

I just got a new monitor and plugged it into my computer and got two displays working just fine. I have the original monitor (1680x1050) and the new one (768x1024). The second monitor is rotated 90 ...
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Windows vista freezes, BSOD

I have an MS Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit SP2 box with a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 6000+, 4GB RAM (according to CCleaner). It will randomly completely freeze system-wide and not ...
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Flash player keeps crashing in all browsers

Whenever i try to watch a video using flash player the flash player crashes. Sometimes ti playes a couple of second of the video but will crash after them sometimes it just crashes right away. I tried ...
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Can a Hibernation file be restored and if so, how [closed]

My system crashed, and when I started back up, my hibernation file was gone. Now this is a problem as I was about to make a complete partition copy and needed what was also stored in that to analyze a ...
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119 views

Window Vista cannot create new folder, note, etc when right click and recent items forever empty after crashes

Basically my computer crashes and after I reboot I got a checksum error, so I reboot again and these problems appears: 1):Unable to create new folder, notes, zip file,etc. (when I right click in ...
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117 views

Windows Vista crashes, one of the fans might not be working

My computer has been crashing lately so I did a test with SpeedFan. Here's a screendump. This isn't telling me much except that one of the fans might not be working. The picture is taking no other ...
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1answer
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How do we retrieve data from an unbootable computer?

Guys I'm in a big pinch right now. My computer (32-bit Vista Home Premium sp2) refuses to boot up (it keeps crashing with an error code 0x7b). I don't care about the computer right now but I need to ...
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How do we “restore” notepad after crash?

I was running NotePad and Chrome when my computer suddenly shuts down. After reboot, chrome was able to "restore" itself such that I didn't lose any data. However, how do we "restore" notepad.exe?
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Vista crashes with blue screen

A friend of mine has Vista and it has been crashing for quite some time. He gets a regular crash with blue screen and a message that goes like "disable netbios caching" (it goes bye so fast i can't ...
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556 views

Blue bar at bottom of screen, then laptop restarts

So I've been having an issue with my HP 6735s laptop. I went on holiday for two weeks, and after I returned (yesterday) and used my laptop, everything was fine when, suddenly, the entire screen went ...
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Force display driver to crash and recover on Windows Vista

Windows Vista's display driver system allows drivers to crash and recover without blue-screening. Is there any way to manually force this process? I'd like to restart my display driver without ...
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146 views

Good file copy or transfer tool for win vista/7

An SSD drive crashed on a win7 x64 machine. So I brought it over to my win vista machine and tried to drag a particular folder over. But there are some files that give strange errors or restart ...
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How to diagnose and fix Windows Vista crash on laptop

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50, and sometimes when I am using it the system crashes with a black screen. The only way to recover is with a reboot using a button on the laptop (not via software of ...
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450 views

Mumble crashes on connection

I'm trying to get Mumble connected to a server, but when I do, it crashes. It just shuts down and when you hover over the icon in the taskbar it disappears. The machine it's running on is Windows ...
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2answers
472 views

Remove all drivers in Vista

I have a PC with Windows Vista that crashed probably due to installing bad drivers. It won't boot even in safe mode (restarts). There is no restore point created. How can I remove all drivers ...
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Why did Vista lose my user profile?

My computer crashed last night and, upon rebooting and scanning the disk, it proceeded to load a default Vista user profile. The desktop now shows default icons and background, the start menu is back ...
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BEX error in Windows Vista in hearts.exe

I have got an error in Windows Vista and my games are not playing. What should I do? Problem Event Name: BEX Application Name: Hearts.exe Application Version: 6.0.6002.18005 Application ...
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1answer
35 views

Where are my Vista documents?

on my compputer here at work, the motherboard on one machine decided to fry over the weekend, all of my saved work is on the harddrive here, it has Vista Business as it's OS and my documents were in ...
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2answers
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Windows Vista BSOD on my desktop

My desktop is on the fritz; it keeps going to blue screen with the stop message of 0x0000007E immediately after the Vista loading bar, right before transitioning to the login screen. My desktop runs ...
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3answers
342 views

HELP! Can't start windows vista anymore

Hi I have a windows vista and after i visited a website in firefox everything crashed and Many windows appeared saying : stopped working... Some of the programs names are : Internet explorer , run ...
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1answer
71 views

Vista crashes on Updates

I restarted my system, but apparently it managed to download some updates. So, now when I am trying to load it it tries to install those updates, but fails and reboots my PC every time. This failure ...
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3answers
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.NET applications stopped working on Vista

It all started this morning when I tried to open a C# solution I'm working on for quite some time now. Right after loading the solution I got the error: "vhost.exe has stopped working". Since then ...
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Dragging an application to the second monitor causes it to crash. Why?

I have a kick-ass Vista system, 64-bits version with 12 GB of RAM and lots of disk space. And it has two monitors. And I have a Hauppauge WinTV card combined with their WinTV application, which I can ...
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1answer
608 views

Cancel crashed vista update

This morning my Windows Vista was updating, after that I restart the computer to "apply the updates". Windows freezes at the update screen and I cannot go any further (it's stuck at 61% for several ...
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3answers
878 views

Whats up with my Vista Control Panel?

A strange thing has been happening recently: Whenever I open Control Panel from the start menu after a computer restart, explorer.exe hangs. But thereafter (after the first crash), I restart ...
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4answers
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Vist64 crash Bluescreen 1000007e

My computer (Dell Precision T7400) keeps crashing. Usually the screen and input devices freezes, but I've also gotten a bluescreen: Problemsignatur: Problemhändelsens namn: BlueScreen ...
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Whats wrong with my hd and/or how can I recover the files?

I woke up this morning and my Vista64 desktop boots, but blue screens right before it gets to the desktop. I've tried all the boot modes, and safe mode shows it stopping on crcdisk.sys which I've ...
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2answers
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Windows Media Player won't launch on Vista - how to repair or reinstall it?

My friend asked me to look at her Acer Aspire laptop with Vista Home Premium as it is no longer playing DVDs. I found that Windows Media Player would not launch. I found this thread, which contained a ...
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Frequent Vista Crash with no blue screen

Using Vista and iTunes 8.2.1.6 the OS will just shut off (no blue screen, no warning of any kind) on my docked TSeries ThinkPad. I mention iTunes because it seems to happen most often when ...
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Boot camp with Vista crashes on startup

I have a 2006 vintage MacBook Pro (Intel Core 2 Duo) and have been using Boot Camp since it was in beta. I had been running XP SP2 on it with Tiger quite happily. I've recently wiped and reinstalled ...