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

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My Toshiba Satellite c850 laptop will only display logo screen [closed]

will only show logo, can't get into BIOS to reset defaults, think it has crashed simply from my own stupid plunking, no beeping/noises etc, any suggestions,? tried all the F2, 0, Fn, stuff, no deal.
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Bing Food & Drink app always crashes

My Food & Drink app that came pre-installed on my Windows 8.1 PC keeps crashing to the start screen immediately after opening. Other Bing-based apps work fine. I've taken several steps to try to ...
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Vim crashing when pressing `ctrl-s` in terminal

When I press ctrl-s in vim running in the terminal the program crashes to the point where it doesn't even terminate when I send kill -SIGKILL <vimPID>. The process isn't listed in the output of ...
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Is it possible for a monitor to crash a graphics card?

I have a Windows 8.1 PC with ATI graphics (78xx series) card with up to date drivers. It's driving an old Iiyama 22" 1920x1080 50Hz LCD panel over a new DVI cable. I have two HDD, a little SSD for the ...
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Crash without Core dump

First of all: I have core dumps enabled and they work most of the time. So one programm crashes every now and then and generates a core dump. But sometimes it crashes without a core dump. Which is ...
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Restoring files, directories, and paths from lost+found

One of our drives suffered a crash and my entire user directory is gone (this is on a cluster which houses many user directories. For some reason, mine was the only affected one). The directory ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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Borland C++ Application on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

My Application is written in Borland C++ and runs on Windows 2003 Server. When I invoke the application an error window pops up displaying this error message: myapp.exe has encountered a problem ...
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Computer crashed for good

My one-year-old custom PC was crashing when I played Battlefield for 5 minutes or Counter-Strike for 20 minutes. Now it keeps crashing whenever I power it up. (It doesn't loop.) Debugging steps I ...
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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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MariaDB and Apache Server Running Slow and MariaDB Crashing

I am running Debian 7.4 with Apache2 and mariadb-5.5. I am running 3 sites on Apache, none of them have high traffic (no more than a couple of hits per day). The server is a Virtual Machine running ...
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Firefox cache lost when it crashes

I'm usually in a slow internet connection, and everytime Firefox isn't closed correctly, I kind of lose part of my cache. When I open it again, I see pages start loading everything, including images ...
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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

Please help me if you can. I added a second gpu to my rig and I cannot get it to boot. I CAN boot with either card in the upper pcie16 slot. I cannot boot with either in the lower pcie16 slot. ...
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Windows 7 random crashes

I have a Windows 7 computer with this hardware: Asus P8P67 PRO Intel i7 2600k 8GB RAM AMD Radeon HD 6970 2TB HDD (used for storing data) 128GB SSD OCZ Vertex III (used for the OS) The PC works ...
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Random Crashes and Critical Errors with Toshiba SSD - BHDrvx64 the Cause?

I recently bought and installed the Toshiba Q Series Pro (THNSNJ256GCST) 256GB SSD into my laptop. Whenever I boot up in the mornings, the OS (Windows 7 Pro x64) will have random critical errors ...
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Why is my computing shutting down or bluescreening?

This is a common question, but after searching around for a long time and trying a lot of different diagnostic methods, I haven't found a solution. Crashes Note: while writing this post, my computer ...
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How do I set the BSOD on Windows 8.1 to pause and display useful hexdump information instead of a frowny face?

My Windows 8.1 machine is crashing once-a-day with a BSOD, and not leaving any DMP file behind, so I have nothing for WinDbg.exe to examine. Nothing interesting in the event log. The BSOD used to ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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Equivalent of Event Log in Linux

Is there an equivalent to the Windows Event Log in Linux? When services crash or processes running in disconnected session explode, where's the problem logged to? More specifically, if a Java JVM app ...
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My games keep black screening?

Ive had this problem for about a week or so, i started with nvidia crashing but now games just black screen and windoes gets all pixelated all the time. any suggestions? I7-4770k gtx 770 twin frozr ...
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How to identify the cause of a crash in the context menu

When I right-click on a file in an open-dialog it makes the underlying application crash "once-in-a-while". This happens in many applications such as Total Commander and Visual Studio . The ...
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Windows Crashing after Fresh Install

I have windows 8, I just tried a fresh install, and after about 5 minutes of use sometimes the computer will "crash." All applications will eventually just lockup and not respond, and eventually it ...
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Office 365 OUTLOOK crashes after send/receive completed

Office 365 OUTLOOK crashes immediately after send/receive complete. Worked for couple of weeks then prob. When online it sends and receives mail but then closes with a BEX error message. When ...
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Does Zimbra guarantee data integrity?

I'm using Zimbra (v 7.1.4) via the web interface. Recently I tried to move a large number of messages from one folder to another. The web interface reported on the progress of the operation, in steps ...
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Adobe Reader XI in Windows XP crashes haphazardly

I'm annotating PDF files (Shared Review), downloaded from an academic publishing site, for proofreading. The files are embedded with connection to a server in India (not sure if that's relevant). At ...
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old and proprietary java application crashes on multiple cores

I have to use StarTeam 2005 CrossPlatform Client on a recent debian system inside of a VM. This works fine, if the VM is configured to single-core. But if I configure multiple processors and/or ...
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My computer turns off right after Windows Loads?

I built a new computer about 2 months ago. 3 days ago the following problem started occuring - When I turn on the computer and Windows loads, instead of letting me put my password, it just turns ...
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Fedora 20 Gnome session over X11 forwarding not working

In previous Fedora/CentOS distributions I was always able to run "gnome-session" over SSH with X11 forwarding. However, in Fedora 20, I instead get a window with a sad-face graphic that says "Oh no! ...
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How can I find drivers or devices that cause DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE bsod in windows?

For some time now I have been experiencing temporary lockups and crashes on my brand-new windows 8 system. Investigation of error logs shows exclusively DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE errors; ntoskrnl.exe ...
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Computer RAM crashes, TV monitor not connecting

I've had this computer since June 2011 (nearly 1.5 yrs now?) and I've been having some really weird issues lately. About 2 months back, while browsing the internet, my cursor would randomly freeze ...
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Misterious freeze on odroid-u2 running debian

Unfortunately I have had problems in the last month with my ODROID-U2. This is a mini computer from hardkernel that boats on a SD-card. My problem is, after a certain time my mini-computer stops, it ...
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Linux Mint 15 won't login in user profile after apt-get upgrade

I installed an external library for Pillow (PIL fork) and got tried to install another one after that and I got an error message for broken packages. I ran apt-get update and got an error saying that ...
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My computer crashes during a System Rating?

I attempted at performing a system rating on my Windows 7 computer - I built it today.. I can't seem to find a explanation anywhere; It happened when it was coming to an end/during the "Pxxxx CPU ...
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Windows 8.1 crashes on almost every program

Long story short, I am experiencing often programs crashes on my Windows 8.1 installation. It is orignal Windows taken from MDSN AA site for free (only for students). I have only installed neccessary ...
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System intermittently freezes and doesn't show any errors

About 1 month ago, my 2 year old laptop (Lenovo z570) has decided that it doesn't want to be perfect any more. It will decide to freeze suddenly (no inputs, and if sound is playing, the last sound ...
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Random IE11 crash on Windows 8.1

I've experienced a random crash from IE11 on Windows 8.1, which appears to be related to BEX64 and MSHTML.dll but I'm not sure how to diagnose and/or fix it. Can someone help me with this?
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Computer froze when I punched the desk

I don't really have a habit of punching things and I've only really had this issue one time about a week ago, but I'd just like to see if there's a clear reason why this could have happened. A few ...
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Visual Studio crashes on Parallels Desktop 8

I have a macbook pro with 16GB Ram, as a frequent visual studio user I installed Parallels Desktop so I can use visual studios on my mac. Whenever I open visual studios its very slow and it eventually ...
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Windows crash on waking from sleep - disk error?

I have two identical model number PCs (Compaq CQ1-2025) running retail (non-OEM) Windows 7 SP1 + updates. The first one goes to sleep and wakes up without any trouble using default Windows 7 sleep ...
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Software/Ways to help computer run at optimal speed? [closed]

I have gathered a lot of information already on many different issues-- mainly through websites like these where people seek answers regarding troubleshooting with computers/components. So I figured ...
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How to diagnose hanging/freezing?

I have gathered a lot of information already on many different issues-- mainly through websites like these where people seek answers regarding troubleshooting with computers/components. So I figured ...
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Laptop crashes when plugged in on AC and battery fully charged (Toshiba Satellite A300-1IW)

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A300-1IW (model no PSAGCE-02000VFR). From several months it was crashed suddently when I used it on windows 7 or Xubuntu. Today I notice that the laptop is apparently ...
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How is windows 7 able to recover from a driver crash?

I noticed that my brother's gaming PC running Windows 7 had a driver crash for his nvidia 690 video card, but the OS itself didn't crash, rather it claimed that it had recovered. I was curious how ...
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How to diagnose multiple Linux system failures?

I am having several major problems with my Linux machine: Kubuntu 13.10 (recent clean installl), MSI m'board (AMD Phenom II X3 720; 8Gig RAM), NVidia GeForce GT 630 video card (using kernel module ...
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Netflix (Silverlight) Crashing after 30 seconds

For some reason Silverlight is crashing when I watch Netflix. It plays about 30 seconds then just stops, about 30 seconds later I get an alert saying the plugin stopped responding. I have tried: ...
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Suddenly Ubuntu crashes every night with oom-killer in the logs

Suddenly started crashing right after I added about a million files from my server to one of the folders in my truecrypt partition. The strange part is that it does it each night right around ...
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Xubuntu hard disk diappears during installation settings

I've tried to install Xubuntu 13.10 from USB. I burned it with Unetbootin. I chose Try xubuntu without installing option. All works fine here. I can see my disk partition: And I choose Install ...
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Skype crashes on Windows 8,1

I installed skype for desktop on windows 8,1. It seemed it worked fine but it continues to crash and to use tons of resources. How could it be? Thank you!
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Is there a way to remove Chrome history without deleting omnibox records?

My Google Chrome keeps crashing randomly and I have tried everything. Im on Mavericks. I removed and added back my user, I uninstalled and reinstalled chrome, I disabled all my extensions, but nothing ...
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how to report a crash to Google Chrome if I don't want to share certain pieces of my profile?

I need to report an intermittent crash of Google Chrome (stable channel) that I experience several times a week. However I strictly don't to share with Google some pieces of my user profile (certain ...