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

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How to get Firefox debug output on Windows

Firefox has started reliably crashing on startup. It crashes instantly in normal mode, and after about 4 seconds in safe mode. I'm trying to see any kind of debugging output so I can work out what is ...
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Desktop will not boot, not even to the BIOS

My desktop, assembled back in December 2011, specs are: Gigabyte H61M-S2P-B3 rev1.0 Intel i7 2600 3.4GHz Kingston DDR3 4GB 1333MHz Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200RPM Windows 10 x64 Pro updated to ...
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Frequent BSoD's With Varying Errors

I have just recently finished building my computer and have had numerous problems with BSoD's. I have been getting errors about Memory_Corruption, Critical_Structure_Corruption, and ...
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media programes frequantly not responding/crash

media based programs like vlc,media player,kmp and youtube all crash in my windows 10 laptop.It started about last week.Other programs works without any problem .Only way to fix is restarting .But ...
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SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED Windows 10

Today my Windows-10 computer "ran into a problem". I don't remember doing any system critical things before. The problem is that... there is no real message here! It just says "Hey, your computer ...
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Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 driver keeps crashing and only the generic Microsoft driver works

So the Nvida GT820 2GB on my Lenovo G710 died a couple months ago and I just disabled it in the BIOS. I installed the latest driver for the Intel HD Graphics 4600 from Intel and not from Lenovo, as ...
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Clicking anything in Start menu crashes Explorer [closed]

Whenever I try clicking a link in Start Menu (both the list of frequently used apps you see when you just open the menu and the All Programs folder) Explorer crashes and restarts. Data that might or ...
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How to find the reason for frequent occurrence of WHEA Uncorrectable error

Since past few days, My system is crashing frequently always with the same error WHEA-Uncorrectable Error. I found online that, it is something related to hardware might be due to overclocking or ...
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HDD Failure? Seagate 320GB

I have a Seagate Barracuda ST3320820SCE 320GB HDD 7200RPM Brand new from a trusted seller on eBay (i know, but it’s new) Worked fine then today I got 2 crashes causing windows to shut down. And ...
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Reset Windows 10 completely

Before I had Windows 10, my PC crashed very rarely. Then I installed Windows 10 Insider Preview. Now it is crashing at least two times a week. One reason is that about 1000 processes of "Java Web ...
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How Do I Troubleshoot AppCrashes with Faulting Module KernelDump.dll?

I have a self-developed application that sits there all day long, and performs repetitive tasks. It runs all day and night, just humming along analyzing sensor data. I recently upgraded the system it ...
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Windows 10 random crashes on startup or reset

I've recently built my PC and have had some trouble with windows 10 crashing seemingly at random. The crashes happen mostly on startup or reset. Once the PC is running it works like a dream. I've ...
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Skype crashes every 3 mins since upgrading to win10

I had windows 8.1 and skype 7.17 and upgraded to win10. Since then skype crashes every 5-10 minutes (some days not at all on other days 5-10 mins max then it crashes). Now I have updated to the ...
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GTX 780, nvlddmkm error

Okay, so, the nvlddmkm error is consistent on my GPU. I tried a lot but today I just get freezes without even a Display Crash message from Windows. It used to give me a lot of 'Display driver has ...
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Opera crashes immediately right after I run it

Often when I open Opera it crashes immediately. I can't find out what's going on because it crashes very quickly, it almost show the start page but then an small window-pop up appears inside it and ...
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What could cause heap corruption?

Preamble: I would assume that this is just a bug, but I've been having some mysterious problems with this machine, so this question is (partly) an attempt to rule out hardware as a likely cause. I've ...
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How to troubleshoot and analyze Windows infinite shutdown or reboot screen

I have Thinkpad E520 notebook with windows 10 installed on it. when I am trying restart/shutdown, in shutdown screen Windows go to infinite loop . It show restarting/shutdown message and computer ...
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Explorer.EXE Crash, Related to SHELL32.dll

I recently experienced another Windows Explorer crash. I have been experiencing Windows Explorer crashes sporadically for some time now. I was able to capture the event log. Context: Occurs commonly ...
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Intermittent BSOD x109 on Fujitsu Laptops

I currently have two Fujitsu Laptops that are having Intermittent BSOD. Stop 0x109. Any help is appreciated as I'm pulling my hair out on this one :) Symptoms: BSOD intermittently started almost 3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome crashes PC with graphical glitches when maximizing

Google Chrome consistently crashes when I try to maximize it. After trying, it gives me this screen: glitch screenshot The PC has AMD Athlon 2 X2 250, nVidia 6150se onboard graphics. The OS is ...
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Windows 10 Pro - Unaccounted System Commit Charge - Resource Exhaustion

After idling overnight (I do not use/auto sleep or hibernate; only the display auto turns off after locking), my fully up-to-date Windows 10 Pro computer will fail to turn on the display upon mouse or ...
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Computer display crashing after about 3 minutes of being up on Windows 10

Running Windows 10 on a custom built PC (hardware below). It loads normally, reaches the Desktop and I can do anything... for about 3 minutes, then (computer still running) the screen disconnects - ...
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How to disable restarting (ever) on Windows 10

For some reason, my Laptop shutdowns fine, boots fine, BUT goes into a crash loop when restarted. I have spent so much time trying to fix this but nothing seems to work. So maybe I can ignore this ...
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File explorer crash/restart before and after Windows 10 upgrade

This has been going on for about a year,Windows crashes and restarts every time i open file explorer, even after upgrading to W.10. Microsoft claimed they could fix it but for a whopping fee of £200, ...
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Windows 10 explorer crashes (freezes and restarts) when right clicking 'This PC'

I know there are a lot of posts regarding Windows 10 crashing when right clicking, but none of the solutions have helped me and most of the posts are different than my current problem. Basically, my ...
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Excel 2013 crashing / hanging

I have a workbook with lots of VBA code in it. I has been crashing for several weeks now, usually after I run some of the code. As a result of all the crashing I started making a backups of the file ...
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SSD Windows 10 crash problems

A couple of days ago my computer crashed. I tested the ram and it seemed fine. The next day the computer worked again, but it was indeed slow. I found out that the 120gig ssd with Windows10 was about ...
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The dreaded blue screen crash: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (cng.sys)

Don't even remember for how long but certainly from the days of Windows 8.1, I constantly get the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (cng.sys) crash when booting from cold (doesn't happen on restart) but ...
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How to Flash Asus N550jk bios?

I have an ASUS N550JK-DB74T Which is presenting the ASUS Splash logo then a blank screen (My other question explains this) Now I believe my last effort maybe to flash the BIOS chip. So I need roughly ...
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Word and Excel crashes when attempting to display file menu

I have an issue with my Office 2016 install, which I've installed through my employer's Office 365 subscription on my home PC with Windows 10 Home on it. I've installed the 32-bit version of Office ...
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explorer.exe crashing after upgrading to Windows 10

I just upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 after a factory reset of Windows 7 to speed up my laptop. Since reset and upgrade File Manager closes itself within a few seconds of opening. One error log is ...
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Java issue - Java is causing Internet Explorer 9 to crash when clicking a javascript link that opens a java applet

I have multiple users that have this problem come up at what seems random. Customers computers are Windows 7 64 bit. Using Internet Explorer 9 and Java 8 update 65. What occurs is we have a home ...
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Gimp Keeps Crashing

I can do 2 maybe 3 things in Gimp then it crashes. Most of the time it just closes, and I have to reopen. After it crashes 3 times then when I reopen it the third time, the wheel on my cursor just ...
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Windows 10 (November Update) File Explorer crashes

File Explorer crashes when doing full environment scan. The stack trace shows only Microsoft libraries (see below). The last thing I did was attaching my Android phone and copying pictures to this ...
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Chrome suddenly exiting without any error - how to troubleshoot?

I'm running Chrome 47.0.2526.106 m on Windows 7 x64. From time to time it unexpectedly terminates. This happens most often when I open a new tab, but it's not reproducible. There is no error ...
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How do I diagnose a hard Linux crash?

I have a home-built Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, Intel i5-3570K, 8GB RAM) acting primarily as a mail and web server. It operates in console mode only (no GUI). I will SSH to it now and then, ...
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How to fix System, Control panel etc. after November update of Windows 10 and prevent Explorer.exe crashes?

I have been plagued by Microsoft Windows 10 November update like many of you. First, my UI language was reverted to Croatian, with which I can't use windows normally(even though it is my native). This ...
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Is my laptop SSD possibly corrupt?

During the last few days Windows 10 Pro (64 bit) on my Medion laptop has been constantly crashing, mostly at random times. So there are times I can't even use my laptop for more than 2 minutes before ...
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What program is running in the background causing Windows Explorer to crash? (using Windows 7)

How do you find what program is running in the background causing Windows Explorer to crash? (using Windows 7) Everything freezes, whole screen turns white-colored-black-white-back again, then ...
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Windows 10: File Explorer from taskbar not responding/crashing

Purchased new PC with Windows 10 about a month ago. Did not have any problems until few days ago: File Explorer shortcut on the taskbar is not responding-- after clicking the icon, it will just not ...
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Win7 File Explorer Crashing

I experienced a strange behaviour lately : whenever I try to get a specific file, Windows Explorer crashes. By "get", i mean rename it or parent folder, delete it or parent folder, and even just ...
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Explorer crashing repeatedly in Win 10 Ver 1511: explorerframe.dll culprit?

Recently (within 3-4 days or so) my explorer has been crashing regularly but inconsistently (i.e. persistent attempts at viewing a particular folder will eventually work.) I checked the Windows Event ...
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What's the deal with testing RAM?

Here's a little background: Desktop computer came to my desk with 32GB (4x8) DDR3 1600MHz non-ECC, a GTX960 graphics card, and an OS (Windows 7 Pro) that wouldn't boot. After an overnight memory test, ...
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Windows 10 - DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE BSOD

I recently upgraded my ASUS ROG G551JW to Windows 10 and I have been getting random blue screens of death. Games have also not been running as fast as they should be and it seems that I have less ...
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Transferrig downloaded files from droid Maxx to PC causes glitches and sometimes causes Windows Explorer to crash

When trying to cut and paste the contents of the downloads folder of my Droid Maxx (running android 4.4.4) to my PC (Windows 7 64 bit) I frequently experience one or more of the following errors: ...
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iMac stuck in restart loop

Can anyone please advise me of this error? Never seen this before and it seems to be a modified iMac because the screen may have been replaced since they did a bad job putting it back on. It has been ...
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What are the best ways to avoid overheating crashes?

I have a laptop that is getting old but my financial situation isn't the best. When I play some types of games that uses HQ graphics libraries like Call of Duty my computer is getting up to 90 degrees ...
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Windows 10 Pro 64 bit have reccuring DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

I have been getting the BSOD crash ever since i first bought it. it has been a month now. It happens everytime im playing a video game and i drop it to go to google or something, then i try to open ...
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MS Office Visio 2016 and 2013 Crash when saving after cut and paste

I recently installed MS Office Visio 2016. Today while doing my first major project in it, it seemed to be working fine. I was doing on my work on a signle page. At one point I had a large section ...