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

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Windows Desktop Gadgets crash

I suddenly started getting "Windows Desktop Gadgets has stopped working." The crash details are: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: sidebar.exe Application ...
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How can I read a dmp file in windows 7?

I have a dmp file as the result of a chrome crash, what can I use to read it on windows 7?
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Windows 7 Crashes using nVidia Driver, works fine in Safe Mode or without video driver

Until this morning, and for over a year, my computer worked fine. I have an nVidia GTX 465 card running Windows 7 SP-1. Today, after running about thirty seconds, the screen freezes and I have to ...
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What diagnostics are safe to run on an SSD drive?

I have a MacBook Pro (late 2010) with a Crucial RealSSD 256Gb in it; 60Gb is given to the Windows 7 x64 BootCamp partition. I have a USB-attached 500Gb drive for (most) data. In the last day or so, ...
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Odt file crashed what can I do?

a very important document(my finishing thesis) that I have been writing using openoffice 3.1.1(its a .odt document) kept crashing everytime I opened it. So I downloaded openoffice 3.2.1 and opened the ...
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Computer crashes every 2 to 10 minutes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer keeps restarting by itself My computer turns off every 2 or 10 minutes. I formatted it and the samething happens. After it shuts down, I cannot restart it right ...
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Windows 7 (64 bit) random crashes and lockups. Please help me troubleshoot the problem

The machine has been randomly freezing and crashing recently. It is a recently new build PC. Freezing The machine would lock up when left for a period of time and then take a long time to respond to ...
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Completely Uninstall Visual Studio 2010

I've got a bug with visual studio 2010, whenever I try to run my program with debugging enabled it pops up an error message saying "Error While Trying to Run Project: Uncaught exception thrown by ...
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Skype crashes right after start [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Skype crashes when I login Host OS: Windows 7 Prof SP1 x64 (MSDNAA Campus) CPU: Core i7 950 @ 3.06ghz HT:OFF | Turbo: ON Mem: 3x2gb Kingston 2000mhz DDR3 Triple-channel ...
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How to recover data from dead disk? [closed]

I just dropped my disk and it doesn't spin anymore when connecting. Unlucky me - it's a backup disk - and I need the data. I did try to find a service but they are really expensive and outside my ...
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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, ...
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ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 driver update crash

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, with an ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 card. The driver version is 2010.0504.2152.37420, from 2010-05-04 (their version numbering apparently corresponds with the release ...
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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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Excel 2007: Intermittent 0xc0000005 crashes

Hello there SuperUser Hive Mind. We are having an issue at the office I work. One of our users who has a workflow which consists mostly of Excel documents with dynamic formatting and macros which she ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 started to crash immediately after statup

Recently, my VS2015 has started to crash immediately after starting up. The ActivityLog.xml has a limited info: https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=D2799D1EAD5F9578!712404&authkey=!...
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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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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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Windows 7 install crashes

I have a strange case that I cannot install windows 7 or windows vista on my 3 year old PC. The machine is an MSI K9NGM, with an AMD AM2 processor. I have bought a new Samsung SATA drive to install ...
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Windows7 + Dell D830 = frequent blue screens

I'm using Windows 7 on a Dell laptop (Latitude D380). The laptop used to be incredibly stable on Windows XP, but now I experience frequent blue screens (with a message saying "MEMORY DUMP") when I ...
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Firefox Crashes when watching video or playing flash games

Firefox crashes on me when I'm watching videos or playing flash games. Once in awhile, instead of just firefox crashing it'll result in a full blown blue screen with "irql_not_less_or_equal." Any ...
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Computer Crashing Randomly

Recently I've found that my computer is crashing several times a day (it would crash before, but very rarely), and I've spent hours trying to figure out why. The problem seems to occur only when ...
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Task Manager always crashes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Task manager always crashes within a few seconds This is the error report: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: taskmgr.exe Application ...
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System randomly Crashing

Computer is running windows XP. seems to be crashing randomly, no pattern in its timing or activity to cause it. What could be causing this/how do I diagnose this? Event log shows >Event Type: ...
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How should I approach analysing this Windows crash dump?

My Windows Vista x64 is crashing every once in a while. Can somebody tell me what is wrong according to this crashdump? Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86 Copyright (c) ...
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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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Unexpected, unexplained laptop crash HP Pavilion g6

I have problem with one HP Pavilion G6. After about 3,5 years of use with no OS reinstall or other maintenance I made clean reinstall Win 7 professional N. I also opened laptop and clean fan and also ...
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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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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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Diagnosing random computer crashes

I have been attempting to diagnose random computer crashes for a few days, and have been unsuccessful so far. I had a desktop that I build a year and a half ago which I ran Linux on. I never had ...
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Explorer dies silently and in unexpected ways

I regularly get an Application error followed by a Windows Error Reporting event when I've started explorer multiple times to copy or move data. The running action windows stay open, thus I can easily ...