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

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Apps crashing with EXC_BAD_ACCESS when changing to a custom keyboard layout

I have a custom layout installed (svdvorak_mac6.keylayout). After a reboot another keyboard layout was selected, so I selected my usual one instead. This lead to a lot of apps suddenly starting to ...
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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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Can't send crash reports with Android 4.0.4 [migrated]

I am using a custom build of Android 4.0.4 on my smartphone and when an application crashes, it doesn't ask if I want to send a crash report; the application just closes and it goes back to the home ...
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Computer freezing: need help - fresh install of windows

I am having daily (or more frequent) freezes that require me to hard restart my PC each time. This is very annoying and I would love to receive some help or advice on finding and solving my issue. PC ...
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Windows shuts down unexpectedly when waking up from sleep

I've been facing this issue since yesterday, whenever I put the computer into sleep mode and when I wake up, it takes me to boot menu with choices; start Windows normally, safe mode, etc. in short, it ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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Large file download causing Chrome and Firefox to crash

I've been trying to download a file of 1.2GB(and my C: drive has over 400 free GB), and the same thing happens on both Chrome and Firefox(Haven't tried IE), on two different wifi networks I've tried ...
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Pinnacle Studio 14 Importer crashes on Windows 7 x64

Pinnacle Studio 14 Importer crashes on Windows 7 x64, thus I'm unable to import videos from my camcorder. I've Googled around and it seems to be a problem with x64 support in the program, but there is ...
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Safari continually crashing in Mac

I was trying to install Bluestacks for Mac from this site - http://bluestacks-app-player-mac.en.softonic.com/mac. After downloading, Safari crashed while installing it. Then the installation finished, ...
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Windows Defaulting language to 'Unknown Language' Causing applications to crash on startup

Recently I've noticed that windows seems to be defaulting by system language for all applications to 'Unknown Language': This is causing some applications to crash on startup. If I quickly change ...
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7z file manager crashed and left temp files behind

So I did a drag&drop extraction from 7z (windows), which creates temporary files (this was on purpose, as I was extracting to a network share.) Unfortunately, 7z crashed during this process and ...
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Many BSODs - where to look for the explanation?

I have recently been getting a lot of blue screen of deaths with various errors (see this for a crash report created with the WhoCrashed software). The many MEMORY_MANAGEMENT errors made me think it ...
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Do computer systems die under cold temperature? [duplicate]

Apparently there is some speculation that cold temperatures caused in general winter can actually "malfunctions... might not sense touch" and even "shuts down". This sounds absolutely ridiculous to me ...
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Computer crashes

I just installed a new motherboard, cpu, ram, and a psu. I am having problems because my computer will randomly crash(restart) and I can't seem to associate it with any specific thing that I'm doing ...
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Unknown explorer.exe crashes

Over the past week I have started to have explorer.exe crashes and as of yet have been unable to determine the cause. I am seeing in the event logs that explorer.exe is crashing and the faulting ...
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All Programs Crashing - Multiple Error Logs Included - Help Needed

My desktop has been unusable for several months now. Whenever I open a program, especially one with a heavy focus on moving visuals the application will crash within a few minutes. With some ...
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Java Web Start seg faults when run with no arguments

We are using Java Web Start to run our java application from our webpage. When the jnlp link is clicked the jnlp is downloaded but nothing happens. No error, no popup, nothing. Running manually for ...
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Computer locks up at random with no BSOD - now with more info

Seemingly at random, my computer locks up and doesn't Blue Screen. It has happened when I am playing a game, watching a video, when I first turn on my computer or when I have logged in. It is usually ...
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My computer freezes irregularly

My computer started to freeze at irregular times for 3 weeks now. Please note that this question change with each things that i try. (For additional details) What happens My computer freezes, the ...
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Where can I find a Mozilla Firefox crash log?

My Mozilla Firefox crashes frequently (and even major updates don't help). I'd like to investigate the problem. Where can I find the log/report files? There seem to be no option to view the actual ...
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Windows 8 crashed and I can't do a recovery or reformat the OS

I don't know how to fix this issue before I take my computer to a repair shop but, before that, I'll try to explain my issue. During regular web browsing and torrent downloading, suddenly, the PC ...
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How to find what file in winsxs is generating a crash?

I have a program that is generating a msvcr80.dll error and crashing. I would like to find out what is happening, so I could find if the program is using the wrong version of that file. Is there a ...
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XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7

XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7. It's not Skype, I unchecked the "use port 80 as an alternative". I even changed the port in XAMPP to listen:8888, that is port 8888. I am not using IIS (Internet ...
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Why does Desktop Window Manager leak memory or even crash?

My Desktop Window Manager memory usage keeps spiking and causing it to disable Aero, saying it ran out of allowed memory. DWM restarts and comes back up fine when I kill its process. Why is this ...
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Excel 2013 crashes when saving instead of showing a pop up message “Some links could not be updated”

I need to prevent an Excel file from crashing and get a popup message instead. How can I do this? Below is the scenario: Excel 2013 crashes, when saving, instead of showing a pop up message "Some ...
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Windows 8.1 Explorer.exe crash or other issue. when windows start explorer.exe restart several times [closed]

I have an issue with my windows 8.1 32 Operating system . on starting of windows taskbar and explorer restart again and again. when i kill explorer.exe then it stops and blank screen appear. I think ...
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Cannot run File explorer

When i click on library, screen resolution, personalisation or even anything that is related to file explorer (my computer, control panel & e.t.c) "explorer.exe" crashes and restarts.. and some ...
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Explorer.exe crash and restart loop after user account rename

I am using the windows 10 consumer preview (Hoping it is similar enough to windows 8.1 to solve this) and I disconnected my user account from my Microsoft account and renamed it. I then restarted my ...
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Constant crashes in windows 7 64bit when playing games

I've tried everything I can possibly think of in trying to fix this problem and I'm totally out of ideas, so any help would be appreciated: The problem: whenever I fire up a game, it works for a ...
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BSOD 0x124 Help needed

I have a new Computer for 3 weeks now and I get a lot of WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR BSODs. I get these bluescreens randomly every 30 - 50 minutes. Here is the dump from WinDbg: Microsoft (R) Windows ...
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Machine check exception - how to read and understand it?

My computer acts strange - sometimes reboots spontanousely, sometimes does not want to boot. When I isse command "mcelog", I receive such info: HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem! ...
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wireless driver crashes windows 8.1 randomly

I have a toshiba satellite laptop which came with windows 7, I installed windows 8.1 onto it successfully. Then one day I get a pop up from some inbuilt toshiba software saying that it wants to update ...
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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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Full computer freeze with audio stuttering after playing games for a period of time

I've been having a problem with my computer freezing completely when playing games like LA Noire or SW:TOR (yay early access!). Basically, what happens is I will play for around an hour or so ...
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gDEBugger crashes in Windows 8.1

I want to debug and profile some OpenGL code so I have installed the latest version of gDEBugger on a Macbook Pro with NVidia 9400m graphics card, in Windows 8.1. When I try to run it, its ...
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Microsoft Bug(s) -Windows OS failure(s)

Summary This has been an ongoing issue across Windows 8 and up where the windows full screen apps fail to open without instantly crashing while the skydive fails to function at all. The only ...
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How can I enable 'More Details', when a program crashes?

A few of the gameservers in the game Crysis Wars have been crashing recently, and I tracked the problem down to a certain server modification *.DLL file, which has a bug in it, thus causing a crash. ...
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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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How to fix windows explorer crash?

I am running Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 on Lenovo T400. I am facing a problem whenever I tried to access my wifi properties, it caused Windows Explorer to stop working, and then restarting ...
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Google Chrome crashing on OS X Yosemite

Recently Google Chrome has started to crash constantly on OSX Yosemite. I have been running the 64bit Dev Channel of Chrome successfully for a long time with no issues, recently it started to crash ...
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How do I fix “unknown” process utilizing 2.4GB of PageTable?

Recently I noticed that my physical memory usage (according to the Windows resource monitor) was maxing out (only 4MB free) after a few hours even on an idle system after reboot. Doing some ...
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Win 7 BlueScreen error

I recently get bluescreen erorr. I have 32 bit Win 7 Pro. With program named bluescreenview I get this log: Dump File : 112914-108498-01.dmp Crash Time : 29.11.2014. 7:51:21 Bug Check ...
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Getting 0xc00000e windows 7 “Boot device inaccessible” after random crashes

I've been having some weird random crashes that I can't seem to locate, and I'm unsure if it's windows or hardware related. It's a brand new computer and very powerful. I've run into a couple of ...
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I'm getting game crashes on windows 10, someone can look at the debugger output (dump)? [closed]

I have reproducable crashing on software that has compatibility across all previous versions, but now on the Windows 10 preview it continuously crashes, as for the game's part, it's not caused by the ...
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Computer crashes first 1-3 times on startup

Whenever I start my computer, the first 1-3 times it crashes when I try to click the start menu in Windows 8.1 or before I even get there. The third or fourth time i reset my computer it works just ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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Google chrome keeps crashing: possible conflict with comodo firewall?

I've used chrome for years, and comodo firewall and HIPS protection for some months, but suddenly google chrome started crashing as soon as it was loaded. I tried to reset my user profile and ...
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How to hide chrome warning after crash?

When chrome has crashed, it displays a warning (under the address bar) on restart, offering to restore tabs. I'm launching chrome in kiosk mode, i don't want theses warnings to be displayed. Is there ...
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How to export ubuntu system error?

A program running on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop "has experienced an internal error". I get the system error dialog where I can "send an error report to help fix the problem". How do I export this bad ...
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Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronizing every second + error 800CCC0F-0-0-560

I've configured an IMAP account in Outlook 2013 which, at first, behaves just fine. It syncs the inbox and fetches about 2mb of messages. New messages arrive promptly in the inbox, all seems well. ...