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

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How can I find out why MATLAB crashes?

I'm using MATLAB GUI code that handles ten files, uses the image acquisition tool extensively, and also the data acquisition tool, and GPU programming. It usually works well, but from time to time (...
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What to do when Windows can't get the BSOD crash dump?

So I'm running windows 10 on a Toshiba Satellite P50t-B10T laptop and getting the infamous DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION error. The usual procedure seems to be to take the memory dump and analyze it to see ...
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Playing specfic games crashes my computer

I have noticed this issue once before thinking it was just an issue with the game but now it has happened with several games and it's really annoying me because I can't figure out why it is happening. ...
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How to install dism through command line in windows 7 by booting from a recovery windows 7 iso in a USB?

Recently I installed a faulty security update (2823324) released by Microsoft http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2839011 . My computer is constantly getting blue screen and restarting. I have tried each ...
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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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Windows 10 BSOD freeze after sleep + blue screen on boot

I had the following problem: I just fresh installed Windows 10 on my ThinkPad t450s and crashed after every sleep. When the laptop is in sleep mode and I open it and press a key to wake it up: ...
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Opera continually crashes every time I open it & is totally not usable

I'm using Windows XP and have Opera 30.0 Is that the latest version of Opera that works on XP???" Opera has work very well for years, but suddenly now EVERY time I try to use it, it crashes after ...
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Windows 8 explorer crashing every 30seconds because of twinui.dll

my Windows 8.1 PC seems to have a problem. I can't see all icons on the Start Page and the explorer.exe crashes every 30 seconds with the following message in the EventViewer: <Event xmlns="http://...
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Eclipse Just Crashes (Xubuntu 14.04)

This is crazy. Eclipse keeps crashing, closing itself a few seconds after I start it and I have no reason why. I have tried everything that I have seen here and nothing helps. I am so desperate that I ...
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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/37467-how-to-create-a-slipstreamed-adobe-acrobat-reader-msi-...
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Chrome and Firefox Crash When Bringing Up Windows Explorer

I am having a weird issue lately on my laptop. I am running Windows 7 and I have IE v10, Chrome v36, and Firefox v31. All my browsers are up to date and all Windows Updates are installed. The issue ...
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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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Firefox WebDriver crashes when computer is idle too long

I'm using a Python script and Selenium to run some tests using the Firefox Web Driver on an Arch Linux system running Awesome WM. These tests take a long time, so I don't want to sit at the computer ...
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Opening a file picker in any browser crashes the browser

In Windows 7 32-bit, in any browser (chrome, IE, firefox, opera) if I open a file picker either by using the main menu option e.g. 'open page' or 'save page as', or if a file picker appears from ...
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Inconsistent problems with backlight, booting, and troublesome hanging with an HP DV5 laptop (2008). Thoughts?

Main Problem: I've got an HP DV5-1125nr with a backlight that seems to work when it pleases. This started about a month ago. An image is still present on the screen and it works with an external ...
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Word 2010 freezes when inserting a document cover - how do I determine the cause of the issue?

When I insert certain document covers in Word 2010 (64-bit) the program freezes. I then have to end the process, relaunch Word and then use the recovery version of the document in order to continue ...
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InstallShield 12 Installer crashes

I am trying to install our application on a customer's Windows 7 Enterprise workstation and having the following problem: The installer always crashes when it is being run, there is no popup to alert ...
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Mountain Lion screen crashes after returning from sleep

During the past 3 days I have experienced the following issue: when returning from sleep, I see an extremely garbled version of my desktop. The only thing that seems to help is a reboot. My first ...
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Ubuntu Live-CD won't find my harddrive

My laptop crashed (Sony Vaio) and I had a lot of important files that I need to recover. I got a suggestion from a friend that I can try to recover them with a Ubuntu Live-CD. I downloaded both ...
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How can I use AllChars on Windows7 with IE9?

There seems to be a known bug in AllChars 4.0.321 when used together with Internet Explorer 9 (my default browser). While AllChars is running, I can't use Internet Explorer or open the manual from ...
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Internet Explorer and Firefox crash, but Chrome doesn't?

I have a system where either IE 8 or Firefox 3.5 will crash out without any error message, and do this spontaneously after about 1 or 2 minutes of being open. Chrome, however, is stable and doesn't ...
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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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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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Windows 10 Pro - Taskbar and Navigation crashes

After the last update(March 2016) my widows taskbar cant working and the edge icon disappear. The search on taskbar and the windows button isnt working too. Ive tried search on foruns but the advices ...
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IE 11 (64bit) redirected to BING and other Home pages after crash-restore.Worked fine before crash

Lenovo Desktop IdeaCentre K430, I5 3350, 12G RAM, Windows 8> 8.1> 10 IE 11 worked perfectly until a crash while transferring files between this computer end a Lenovo Laptop, using memory sticks of ...
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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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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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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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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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System crashes while playing specific games. How to diagnose and fix?

I have asked about this already here, but since then it was reproduced with many other games and I really want to find a solution. Issue While playing some games my system crashes at some points. ...
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Windows 10 file explorer continually crashes

I upgraded to Windows 10 recently and the biggest issue I'm having is that every time I click on file explorer (whether from the start menu or the taskbar), the file explorer AND taskbar crashes. I ...
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Windows 10's Explorer.exe crashes every few minutes

I'm running Windows 10 64-bit upgraded from Windows 7. Open explorer.exe windows just disappear, and the system logs show they've crashed. Here's the report: Faulting application name: explorer.exe, ...
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System instability + Memtest randomly shows error

i'm struggling with this problem where my ubuntu system (formerly BSODdding windows 7) is unstable. I decided to perform several memtest runs and on 2 out of 4 I had errors. The first one happened on ...
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Custom built computer with ASUS R9 290 GPU will not install video drivers without crashing

I have a custom built computer with an ASUS R9 290, an ASUS Maximus VI Hero motherboard, and an an Intel Core i7 4770K running Windows 8.1 64-bit. Recently I decided to wipe all my data to “start ...
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matlab 2015b java crash

I get a Java crash whenever I do anything in Matlab 2015b in Yosemite : such as opening Matlab. There were patches issued for earlier Matlab releases, but nothing for 2015. Please explain how to ...
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Computer randomly shuts off

After playing games for random amounts of time, my PC randomly shuts off. I say random because this could happen every 15 minutes while playing, and sometimes not at all over the course of several ...
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W8.1 Crash when GPU Enabled?

I'm really confused about this one, so prepare for a long post. I've had this same computer setup for about a year now, never had any issues. CPU: Intel 4870K w/ Integrated Graphics driving a ...
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How do I speed up and stabilize Word and Excel 2013

We recently changed servers and moved to Office 2013. Now we have the problem that some files open extremely slow and cause the application (Word or Excel) to crash. For Word we've added the ...
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Random Restarts [Not Heat Related]

As recently as in the last three days, my computer, during very or what seemed very random times, would just restart. The fans wouldn't even go to a halt and the lights wouldn't turn off. Normally ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashe. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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Computer crashing when I play games

Specs: Intel Core i7-3930k Corsair H70 CPU Water Cooler 16Gb DDR3 G.Skill 4x4Gb 1600Mh 120Gb Intel 520 Series SSD 2Tb WD Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6Gb/s 64mb Cache SATA3 AMD Radeon R9 ...
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Windows 8.1 crashes after every update

Something nasty started going on with Windows. Every time it does an update, it crashes on update. Every time it says something like this: error C0000034 applying update operation (somefilename) ...
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Why does Google Chrome (v40) has so many processes open?

I've recently upgraded my Google Chrome to the newest version (38 -> 40) and I'm experiencing system level crashes. This mostly happens when I have two windows and more than a handful of tabs open. ...
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Debug “Aw, Snap!” error in Chrome

I studied this related question, but am still stumped. I have an application that periodically shows the "Aw, Snap!" error screen, and to debug it, I have: Launched Chrome with verbose logging ...
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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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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 research ...
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Windows 8 crashing unexpectedly

The computer I use at work sometimes crashes when I'm not near it. The first time it happened the OS crashed dead (even the mouse cursor wasn't moving). At that time I couldn't get much information ...
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Apache2 crashes on my RPI with no visible errors

I'm running Raspbian, a Raspberry Pi wheezy port optimised for it. I'm currently runinng WordPress on it, though it was doing it before(I think). When it crashes the rPi displays no onscreen errors on ...
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OneDrive Sync Engine has stopped working (with callstack and disassembly)

Searching online I can see that some people have this problem but I cannot find any solution. I tried to change onedrive location, run the onedrive troubleshooter (no problems found) and nothing ...