Questions tagged [infinite-loop]

An infinite loop occurs when a system repeats a set of steps ad infinitum. Generally, the system must be halted in an adverse way to stop the infinite loop.

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Linux - how to break an infinite loop that occurs in a startup script

I've made a shell script and configured it so it'll run at startup. It seems that it causes an infinite loop since it waits for something that hasn't brought up yet. I'm aware of the fact that it's a ...
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Mimikatz infinite loop

When I'm trying to run mimikatz in powershell, it goes into an infinite loop everytime. I searched a lot but I couldn't find a solution. PS C:\Temp> .\mimikatz.exe .#####. mimikatz 2.2.0 (x64)...
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Boot looping from usb

I just build a new pc and everytime i try to boot from the usb to install windows 10 it reboots. The motherboard im using is the ASRock x570 taichi with a ryzen 9 3900x cpu. I have tried enabling csm, ...
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Infinite loop of startup repair

I have windows 7 on an old laptop which was working fine till this morning when it, out of nowhere is not booting up and keep redirecting me to startup repair. It has been running this repair for 3 ...
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Runtime error when iterating over cells in LibreOffice Calc

I have a table where the values are very large, in order of millions. Basically I want to iterate through all the cells(In a particular column) and divide each of them by some number (like 10,00,000). ...
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Loop through multiple rows per iteration with Excel VBA

How can I convert my Excel VBA code, which currently loops by each row, to loop through 10,000 sets, with each set containing 20 rows? I understand that the Step function might work, but I can't ...
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PC stuck on a reboot loop after crashing, but only if >3 RAM sticks are installed

OS: Windows 10 v1903 (but I guess it's a hardware or BIOS problem) MoBo: ASUS Z97M-PLUS CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K PSU:  XFX 650W P1-650S-NLB9 RAM: 2x Corsair Vengeance 4GB 1600MHz DDR3           2x ...
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PC stuck in an infinite BSOD/Reboot loop

Everything started when I was playing Overwatch yesterday afternoon. During a game, the image froze and sound was looping indefinitely. So I restarted my computer, and got a BSOD on startup : ...
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Changing DCOM Default Impersonation Level causes Explorer to continuously restart

I have an issue where changing the DCOM Default Impersonation Level causes explorer to get stuck in an Explorer crash loop. I'm fairly new to DCOM so please bear with me. We have an application which ...
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windows 7 windows explorer keep on loop restarting windows explorerw

Windows-7 Windows-Explorer infinite-loop restarting windows explorer(WE). It displays WE has stopped working then go to WE is restarting in an loop non stop. Tried to run WE from Task Manager, no ...
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Unity stuck on the license screen

Whenever I open Unity it goes on the screen reactivate license and when active again it goes to the screen of choice between Pro and Personal and does not leave this screen, so I can not open the ...
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Windows 10 stuck in a loop on Restarting screen everytime, clicking goes all black with cursor

After a Windows 10 update, my computer, every time I restart, will stay in a restarting loop. It will never change. It will stay like this for days, animating. Restarting Screen Oddly, if I ever ...
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Linux grep command getting stuck in infinite loop while doing recurring search

When trying to search for a pattern in files of current and subfolders, the grep command is stuck in an infinite loop. The following illustrates the problem: /results/log/check_log: if ($f1 eq '...
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Seamless audio track / music loop - Auto / Automatic / AI / Script

I always loop audio tracks for my daily vlog. It's like audio track is 3 minutes but I make this audio like 20 minutes. I just find one point near the beginning that also appears near the end. Then ...
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The script that does not finite

I typed a script to check some configurations in Linux servers from a list. There are too many servers in list, so I divided 10 by 10 this list with below loop: ... ... for ((i=0; i <= $...
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Windows 10 VHD boot entry loop

I have added VHD boot entry to my system. My laptop is in boot loop now. How can i delete that entry without access to my main OS? Help is really appreciated. Thanks. EDIT: I’m using UEFI system, it ...
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Windows 10 recovery/restore infinite loop without login access

my asus laptop TP300L is stuck in an infinite loop, I cannot access windows as the computer reboots before I can do anything. Situation here is the sequence of screens I get: asus logo a spinner ...
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How to exit from infinite loop in parent terminal?

To test trap command I created the following loop in terminal: while true ; do echo BEGIN ; bash -e ; echo "exit code = $?" ; echo END ; done How to exit this loop and turn back to the parent shell? ...
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crash/reboot loop after changing from uefi to csm boot

I wanted to change the boot order to USB first on a Windows8 Samsung (NP300E5C) laptop to install LinuxMint, but there was only "1. Windows Boot Manager", no USB or CD option. So I started fiddling ...
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bash .sh script looping instead of ending/exiting

I'm writing my very first bash script. Everytime I've run it to make sure it works, everything works exactly as I'd like it to with the exception of the done command at the very end. Instead it ...
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Computer turns on and off repeatedly

My Dell laptop won't turn on! When I press the power button it starts up for half a second and then turns off. This will repeat until I take out the battery or unplug the charger. Speaking of the ...
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Windows login screen loop

So I recently installed software like ux-style, classic shell, 7ztaskbartweaker an rain Meter just to make my laptop look cooler but then I ran into problem that when I shut down my laptop and start ...
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Windows 10 installation: infinity loading on set-up

Recently, i bought a used laptop and wanted to upgrade to Windows 10. I used an original Windows 10 home .iso from Microsoft's website and a Rufus utility to make a bootable USB. The installation ...
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rsync stuck in infinite loop trying to copy folder named nothing ()

So here's an interesting problem I've stumbled upon. I've been tasked with creating versioned backups with our huge file directory that we have, and so I am using a tool called "rsnapshot" which ...
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Ctrl+C to break an infinite loop and then do something outside the loop in a bash script without exiting?

I have read so many answers and they all just suggest to kill the script or send it to the background etc. What I want is while true do something... if(ctrl+c is pressed break) done echo "Out of ...
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I'm having an issue with windows 10 boot times

I'm having a problem with windows 10 boot times. I usually had around 5-7 seconds boot (including bios time) but now it takes around 4 minutes while showing me the windows loading screen with the ...
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Windows 8.1 repair loop

I have a gateway with Windows 8.1 and it's stuck in the repair loop I don't have a repair disk and I don't have admin set up, I've tryed all the options it gives and it's still a no go please help
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“Wait.. screen” on safe mode loop

After some windows update, when i boot up i have please wait screen only. I did some googling and wanted to try safe mode (shift+F8) but even after i pick safe mode (presing 4 i submenu) it still ...
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What did I break?

To preface here are my original specs: Intel Core i7-4790K EVGA GeForce GTX 970 ACX 2.0 OC ASRock Z97 Pro4 LGA 1150 motherboard 16 GB DDR3-1333 RAM Today I got a cooler master evo 212 and installed ...
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FFMPEG Crop video and insert gif same time

$command = 'ffmpeg -ss 6 -i input.mp4 -ignore_loop 0 -i logo.gif -filter_complex \ "crop=in_w-2*28:in_h-2*25;[0:v][1:v]overlay=15:H-h-25:shortest=1" -codec:v libx264 out.mp4'; i can't manage both gif ...
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Windows 10 Lenovo U410 Reset boot loop

I have a Lenovo U410 that was running slowly so I decided to do a full system reset using the built in application in Windows 10. I started it and left, when I returned there was an error message with ...
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Windows 10 update to version 1511, 10586 on netbook hogs internet to download, fails to upgrade, downloads again

I've got a cheap netbook that came with Windows 10 installed (Lenovo Ideapad 100S). It's now stuck in a resource-hogging loop that downloads the "Upgrade to Windows 10 Home, version 1511, 10586" over ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586 occur boot restart loop (reboot loop)

After successful update from Windows 10 Pro Build 10240 to Build 10586 (november upgrade) pc just start rebooting constantly on boot logo. I can't choose "Safe Mode" option on boot. With Windows 10 ...
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Motherboard or PSU causing reboot loop?

Error description: PC will reboot and fans will power up but will immediately restart before getting to BIOS. No display on screen. No beep sounds from speakers. I've been doing research for now and ...
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I cannot delete a folder because it has endless folders [duplicate]

It seems some software had a bug and created a endless path of folders like: folderA/folderB/folderC/folderA/folderB/folderC... I cannot delete it because Windows says that the path is too long. ...
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Window 10 Loads “Please Wait” Indefinitely

After 4 weeks of normal operation, I restarted a Windows 10 Pro 64bit virtual machine tonight, and it has now been loading the Please Wait screen for 8 hours. Because it is a virtual machine, I can ...
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How to listen to a file by looping regions?

I need to listen to audio files in short looped fragments (useful for transcribing). I have found a few apps that let me define regions (VLC, Audacity) and that let me play these regions in a loop, ...
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When installing Windows 2000 on Virtualbox I get a boot loop

How come when installing Windows 2000 guest on VirtualBox I get a boot loop returning me to the setup? I can't break out of it. I've tried to install multiple times. I'm using the version of ...
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Infinite loop of cron jobs with intermediate output from each job

I have a program that outputs stuff to standard output. I am using cron to schedule it which is fine because I am collecting the stuff that it prints outs via email and do some statistical work on ...
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How to make a timer and a loop in a batch file?

I need some help completing my .bat file. So what I wanna do is that after the program has started I wanna leave it running for like 1min then I want it to close the program and then run it agian for ...
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Debian Wheezy Login Loop

Debian Wheezy, Gnome 3. Today I rebooted my computer for the first time in a large number of months. Lots of changes in configuration have occurred since the last reboot. When trying to log in ...
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“bootloop of death” in a samsung Phoenix securecore tiano (USB and Uefi and Bootscreen and Setup screen are off!)

Technically it is "almost" a bootloop, since I can boot ubuntu on the hard drive, and I could boot from the DVD (breaking ubuntu grub on the hard drive or trying to chainload to the dvd). Still, it ...
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How to run an infinite loop program on startup on a raspberry pi without halting boot up

I have a shell script: #!/bin/bash while sudo /home/pi/MyCode; do :; done echo Error with MyCode which runs a program in an infinite loop. I want to set up the shell script to run at start-up (which ...
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Terminal command for infinite execution of application

I tried almost every keyword on Google and still didn't came up with an answer. So hopefully one of you knows. What is the terminal command keep a application running after it fails or stopped ...
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CMD keep running program

This isn't very googleable, and other than writing prog.exe -params several times in a batch file (which would obviously only work as many times as I wrote it) I can't think how to repeatedly do this. ...
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How do I stop a CHKDSK infinite loop?

I started up my Windows XP box last weekend after it had been off for quiet a while, at least a few months. At first, when I started it up I received a blue screen with no message, and it restarted. I ...
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Teamviewer to a computer that is Teamviewered to you [closed]

What happens when I Teamviewer to a computer that is Teamviewered back to me? Will it create an Infinite loop?
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Stuck in a while-loop in GNU/SU (seismic unix)

I'm new to programming. I have this loop (it's part of a data processing script) and I have it all good until this section cause I can't figure out why it stay looping in the second 'while' Take a ...
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for loop non-ending, loop never procedes to second argument

I am trying to use the "for name in" to loop through a list of values. It uses the first value in the line but sticks in a never-ending loop. #!/bin/ksh set -x # created 7 JAn 2013 by L Cooper # ...
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List all files and dirs without recursion with junctions

Is there a native|portable tool that can give me a unicode or a system local-compatible list of all files and directories under a path recursively, without recursing into junction points or links, in ...