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PC Reboot When Stressed

My father bought a new rig last week. It's a HP Envy Phoenix with: GEFORCE GTX 780 3072MB (Think it had GTX 760 stock) Intel i7 4770 3.4 GHz 16GB of RAM ... When under heavy load the computer ...
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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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Computer randomly restarting: motherboard or processor?

My computer randomly restarts. Is it more likely my motherboard or processor? So, I know which one to return or replace first. Windows 7 SP1 64-bit Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3 CPU: Intel i7 ...
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Windows reboots randomly on battery, linux OK

About a week ago, the Windows partition on my laptop started rebooting randomly. No BSOD, nothing in event logs besides a kernel-power failure. I could still use linux (LuninuxOS) fine, and windows ...
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Did Adobe Photoshop just killed my Graphics Card for good?

I was working with Adobe Photoshop, just some regular work, when I came to edit a PSD file and change the text of some layer, when all of a sudden the PC froze. No mouse, screen is frozen, keyboard ...
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Computer keeps restarting by itself

my computer keeps restarting within 2 seconds, I don't have the time to acess the BIOS or anything. I have to turn off with the switch, and I have to wait like 2 min before trying to restart it if ...
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How can I recover from UNMOUNTALBE_BOOT_VOLUME error on Windows XP?

My win XP machine was running really slow so i decided (not a great idea in hindsight) to download and run CCleaner. I cleaned up files and registry settings (it makes you save a backup) and then i ...
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Can hardware get damaged from restarting a computer too often? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will restarting the computer a lot (about 10 times in 2 minutes) damage the motherboard? I'm always installing new programs and testing new operating systems on my ...
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System restore - System crash

I had a problem with my Outlook Express program. I tried everything with it, but I couldn't start it (OE encountered program, so it will close). I tried to copy out the deleted e-mails.dbx from the ...
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How to reboot a machine on Remote desktop connection after explorer.exe crashes?

How do I reboot a machine on a Remote Desktop connection after explorer.exe crashes? I'm stuck at trying to do this. After I googled a bit and found that people were saying to use Ctrl + Alt + Esc or ...
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Blue bar at bottom of screen, then laptop restarts

So I've been having an issue with my HP 6735s laptop. I went on holiday for two weeks, and after I returned (yesterday) and used my laptop, everything was fine when, suddenly, the entire screen went ...
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Ubuntu mono crash, restart

I was just wondering how(if it's possible) I could go about create a bash file to launch a mono app on system start, and have it open back up if it crashes. Is there some kind of while loop I could ...
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Why does my computer freeze and make a terrible buzzing noise every once in a while?

Twice now my computer has frozen, accompanied by a terrible, angry, buzzing/beeping noise through the speakers. It is my first build, and as such I'm not really educated enough to even make a guess ...
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Windows XP computer reboots at start

I have trouble with a Windows XP computer. After Windows is started and I can see the desktop background (sometimes I can use the system a few seconds), then the system is rebooted before I can do ...
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Win 7 crashes, PC reboots and says “Hard drive 0 not found” until I turn if off and on again

I recently made the move from Windows XP to Windows 7. Since then, when my computer is on for a few hours it always ends up rebooting without warning. Then the BIOS won't recognize my hard drive (hard ...
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firefox causes my system to reboot, again and again and again

because i was told it was a Windows problem, i wiped the hard drive and have a fresh Windows XP SP3 install. because the computer tech was able to install SP2 and SP3 using IE at their shop, it led me ...
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Lotus Notes 8 Client - Client will not reload after crash

Lotus Notes 8 Client crashes and the user is unable to restart the app without a reboot. I see from the forums that programs such as zapnotes and notesnkill have existed for older versions of the ...
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Windows Wont Boot After Power Outage?

I have a computer that I was installing Service Pack 3 on, and then someone drove into a power pole and took out my power. Now my computer will not boot into Windows, it goes to the loading screen ...
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My computer won't start because it keeps restarting

My computer suddenly doesn't start today (last used it last week). When start it up, it was up for a few seconds, and then it restarts itself. This happens again and again. There is no beep at all. ...
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1answer
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Windows XP restarting repeatedly after a fresh restore

I don't normally deal with Windows but someone wanted me to fix their computer with Windows XP on it. It was just restarting every time it tried to boot. It would not go into safe mode, the result was ...
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Stop crashing program from automatically restarting

I'm running Visual Studio 2008 on Windows 2008 Server R2. It often crashes when I quit. Once Windows has checked for problems the app then automatically restarts which is not what I want, when I'm ...
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Identifying when a Windows Xp Machine Crashed/Rebooted

I have a Windows Xp SP3 box (doing the duty of a server) that is having uptime problems due to either power outages in the office, or some unexplained crashing. How can I find out the last time ...