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Roxio Media Shuts Down

Q: Roxio Media Shuts Down

I was using Need4Vidio and after burning a handfull of .mpg files one day the burning tool would shut down and give an error message "DVD builder has encountered a problem and needs to close" followed by a message "DrWatson Postmortem Debugger has encountered a problem and needs to close". Scince then I bought Roxio Easy Media Creator 7 and burning worked great untill today and now I get right up to the point of selecting a file to burn (which are mpeg2video .mpg files) but it doesn't show up on my screen and then the same 2 error messages show up. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing but that didn't work. I'm running Windows XP.

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A: Roxio Media Shuts Down

roxio has a help tab which is good have you tried looking there ? can often be spyware suite kicking in whilst burning a project so suggest turn it off or look to see if its scheduled
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A:Laptop suddenly shuts down a lot

Chances are the thermal pads or the thermal paste on the CPU/video chip needs replacing
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Have you tried using the disk in another machine, preferably a machine that has a newer drive? Is the disc a name brand disk that you know was bought from a reputable store?
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I assume you are talking about Media Player setup. Did you see this?
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A:Acer laptop shuts down after seconds

Sounds bad.

Are you able to run Memtest for any length of period? Search for YUMI Multiboot. Download that, install it to a spare USB stick. Download memtest from yumi program. Boot off of stick and run memtest.

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First disconnect any wired connection and THEN attempt the wifi.
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So any time the laptop is moved whether it is plugged into it's charger or not, it shuts off?
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Is everything properly connected?
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A:Acer laptop 7520 shuts itself down after few seconds

Sounds as though its over heating. You might try taking a can of air and blowing the vents out. If this has not helped. You may need to take it to a repair shop. and have the thermal pads replaced.
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A:Works for 5-6 secs. then shuts off

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This is a tough one. Have you made any progress on this issue?
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A:Computer shuts down and reboots

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Check the laptop profiles for Power vs time vs Battery life
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A:PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable

The message

pxe-61: media failureClick to expand...

is telling you that

the CD has nothing mounted which is bootable
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so it tries to boot using the NIC interface and it too has failed
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A:Monitor randomly shuts off

steelth said:

I have a 20 inch flat panel HP monitor that just randomly shuts down you can be in the middle of something and in just shuts off and you have to turn it back on. It's not going into sleep mode or anything because you can be moving the cursor and bam just shuts off. There is not set time , sometimes you can be on it for a couple seconds , sometimes an hour.Any ideas?Click to expand...

Check ALL connections. Make sure they're they are correct & snug.Good luck.
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What about Roku?
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A:Laptop randomly shuts off

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I hope you guys can help me a bit!


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edgarconan said:

help. i just want to ensure if the problem of my pc is the video card. my pc got worse. after loading windows, after showing desktop, monitor shuts down. sometimes, after right click (like refresh or in the taskbar), monitor shuts down. help pls.. this is my first time posting in a forum. tnxClick to expand...

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/* EDIT */
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would you define further

but was terrible with xbox live.Click to expand...

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