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

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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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Random Windows 10 Shutdowns

My Windows 10 laptop randomly shuts down sometimes, not like a regular shutdown that shows a Goodbye message, but the screen suddenly goes black and the lights are immediately off, I searched a little ...
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about explorer.exe crashing with window 7

I started notice the problem when I tried to move a file to my external HD, and my explorer.exe just kept crashing, but it will restart back up. later on, I realized that its not just moving files to ...
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PC crashes randomly on load

So my PC is pretty old(2010) but most parts are new. Only PSU and MB is old. The problem is that when PC is running something extensive like demanding PC game it crashes. But not always... Like when I'...
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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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Application show on task manager but disappears after a few seconds

there are some games that i have been having problem with... whenever i start the game it doesn't open but shows on the task manager. And after 5 to 6 seconds it also disappears. can any one help me ...
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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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Chrome tabs crash after a bit of browsing

I already saw this thread here, but neither disabling the Shockwave plugin nor deleting the file Local State did work. When surfing, after about 30 seconds when I open a tab and type in an address ...
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Visual Studio 2015 crashes on startup

my Visual Studio 2015 keeps crashing and I cannot find out why. Yesterday I wanted to install the Python Tools March 2016. This included the update 2 for VS2015. After installation Visual Studio ...
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BlueScreen and then memtest86 crashed, time to buy a new PC?

I think my computer has a hardware problem. It's a 5 years old Dell XPS 8100, the same one which had shutdown problems 3 months ago (by the way, those problems just stopped happening, magically I ...
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Explorer crashes when clicking on any context menu command

I've recently updated to the new insider preview, but I don't know if this is related. Anyways, when I right click anywhere (on the desktop, inside of a folder) and click on any of the context menu ...
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Random Reboots on a Windows 8.1 Custom Build

I have a Windows 8.1 custom PC that I built about 6 months ago. It worked great for several months with no problems, but about three months ago it started to reboot randomly. My computer works fine ...
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Troubleshooting strange recurring McAfee console messages (OS X)

I uninstalled McAfee anti-virus long ago. I tried to completely scrub it from the system but apparently some vestige remains. I get spurts of Console messages like these every few seconds: 6/21/...
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Experiencing graphic drivers crash, PC unusable

I have been experiencing a weird problem for the last week and I can't find any other poster who has the same thing. My drivers crash, normal black screen, then recover and then immediately recrash ...
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Linux OS crash randomly

Randomly, when I tried to open the Linux native browser the computer froze and after a couple minutes went to black and is giving me the error message: [256657.388021] nouveau E[Xorg[1344]] failed to ...
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Application has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware

When I'm playing CoD Black Ops 3, the game crashes and I get an error that says: Application "blackops3.exe" has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware It crashes always when I play it, ...
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New build keeps crashing

I recently build upgraded my computer with new mobo, CPU and ram. I kept the same PSU, GPU (GTX 670), case and drives. The new parts are i5 6600k, z170x gaming 5, and 16gb ddr 4 corsair vengeance. Os ...
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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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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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Windows explorer crashes every 30 seconds

My windows explorer crashes in every 30 seconds or so. On the title bar, it shows "Not Responding", system hangs for a while and after clicking on the window itself, everything fades in white color. ...
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Windows 10 ASUS X5D1N incompatibility

Decided to upgrade my spare lappy to W10 before the deadline so reinstalled W7 from the recovery partition, installed mandatory updates and headed to the W10 update page. Apparently the lappy passed ...
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Access 2013 32bit Crashes in Windows 7 but not Server 2012 R2

I converted a 97 Access database to Access 2013 32bit. The database now crashes in Windows 7 but works fine in Windows 2012 R2. If I copy the database to the PC, the first time the database is opened,...
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Outlook 2016 always crashes upon startup

My installation of Outlook 2016 always crashes upon startup. Always. I tried an upgrade from 2013 as well as a fresh install. I even tried completely reformating my Windown 7 x64 machine and ...
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Updated BIOS and caused Windows 10 crashes, but a rollback did not solve the issue

I recently updated to Windows 10 from Windows 7, and my CPU suddenly started hovering around 80 degrees Celsius. This turned out to be because of an out of date BIOS that was causing my CPU socket to ...
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Detect application crash based on app user's name

been trying to create script to detect user's application crash. (Assume the computer is used by multiple users) so far only managed to come out below code to query the application (based on user ...
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How can I tell if my graphics card is dying or if my drivers are incorrect?

I have a Sapphire Radeon 6870HD GPU. When I was doing some non-intensive stuff on my PC earlier today it crashed, and whenever it boots it: Goes through the windows spash screen Displays the '...
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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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When resizing Windows Explorer on Windows 8 it crashes?

I have following problem: When I try to change size of any explorer window from maximized to some size getting following screen It blinks 20-30 times, then crashes. Also it changes it's size every ...
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Excel 2013 PowerPivot add-in crashes Windows 7

Running into a serious problem with little help on solving the issue. Any time I try doing anything with DAX or sometimes just opening Excel application, Excel crashes and gives me the following ...
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Windows 10 DirectShow Crash

After recently upgrading to Windows 10 (recently, as in a couple months back), I've encountered a few problems with Windows 10. One of which is the DirectX DirectShow component. When running 'dxdiag', ...
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Computer crashes and BSODs for no obvious reason - Windows 10

So this is kind of a long-run problem. My computer experiences program crashes of all sorts and BSODs. It's gone through several reinstalls but somehow always ends up the same way. I don't know what ...
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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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My computer crashed, are video games to blame?

I recently downloaded XCOM 2. I noticed whenever I played, after 10 minutes or so the fan would be going crazy, I guess due to overheating. This was never an issue in the year I have been using this ...
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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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Tmux window crashes

I have a tmux window on my server. Its been up for almost 20 days and I have 6 shells up on tmux window. All of sudden it crashed and tmux ls don't show the tmux window anymore and I am not able to ...
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All apps in OS X Mavericks keep crashing

I did a clean installation of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 a month ago, and since then many of my Applications keep crashing multiple times while I’m using them. Twitter, MPlayerX, VLC, Photoshop, Sketch, ...
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Computer hangs on wake from sleep Windows 10

I have a problem when I try to wake my computer from sleep. I press the power button (I have USB devices wake disabled in the BIOS), all the fans spin up and the power button lights up like its going ...
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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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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 ...
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Send Slack notification when Windows program crashes?

Is there any Slack integration that allows for program monitoring and to send a notification when a specific program has crashed?
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high end pc freezes at random intervals (low load)

BUILD: CPU: 6770K with water cooling (not OCed) GPU: inno3D GTX 780 (not OCed) Ram: dominator 32GB MOBO: Maximus XIII Ranger SSDs: 2x 500GB plextor (raid0) OS: windows 10 Pro BACKGROUND: Just ...
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Power-off on CPU-intensive task

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I'm a bit lost at the moment: I recently looked into this project which is quite memory and cpu intensive. Everytime I start a calculation my ...
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VirtualBox machine started after BlueStacks had been run causes OSX to crash

OSX (Yosemite, El Capitan) crashes and restarts every time I try to: 1) start a machine VirtualBox (5.0.6) and BlueStacks concurrently (no matter which is started first) 2) run BlueStacks, close ...
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Skype crashing, possibly because of webcam use

I've been skyping my parents for years now and it's always worked fine until recently. What started happening is that we'll be talking and I'll lose them for a few minutes, after which they'll ...
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How to see detailed log of nVidia driver crash on Windows?

While doing GPU-intensive parallel processing, nVidia driver apparently crashed. Only information in Windows Event log is the following: The description for Event ID 1 from source NVIDIA OpenGL ...
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Eclipe Kepler crashes while opening file

When opening a file in Eclipse Kepler, the files opens for a split second and closes?? How can this be fixed? I have tried removing /workspace/.metadata/.lock but it still crashes when opening a file
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Windows 10 Freezing

I've had this issue on and off since Windows 10 went live and I'm finding a few others with similar symptoms via Google with no conclusive solution. The only semi-consistent clue I'm seeing is Windows ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 laptop hanging, requires powercycle

I'm seeing a weird situation where my new Dell Inspiron laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 is unpredictably hanging, and I can't seem to figure out why. I haven't observed any consistent behaviour that ...
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How can I restart my taskbar?

Occasionally the clock in the notification area of the taskbar stops working. If I hover over it I can see the analog clock view is correct but the digital readout is frozen. Today I tried to hide the ...
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Getting Blue screen of Death when slightly moving laptop

I have 3 year old Lenovo laptop (ideapad with AMD processor) which is crashing when i am moving it from one place to another . It only crashes when their is some movement . I think it may be some ...