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Q: BSOD occuring randomly

Have yet to notice any pattern to recent BSOD occurrences. This is a different computer than my previous post 500+ days ago, so I hope I am justified to start a new thread.

I glanced in the Eventsys.txt file and see a lot of references to Carbonite.

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A: BSOD occuring randomly

Code:
On Sun 29/09/2013 9:17:41 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: E:\BSOD\092913-6130-01.dmp
uptime: 1 day, 18:00:42
This was probably caused by the following module: bizvserialnt.sys (bizVSerialNT+0x391B)
Bugcheck code: 0x44 (0xFFFFFA8011819AC0, 0xEAE, 0x0, 0x0)
Error: MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS
You have a few 0x101's and a 0x44 error, which blames bizvserialnt.sys. Do you use GPSGate software by any chance? I think the file is associated with that. Can you let us know?

http://gpsgate.com/

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Its a toshiba running windows 7
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A:Laptop Stops connecting to internet randomly

What is the Model number of the Toshiba laptop?
Does your laptop come with an Ethernet port (most do have one)? If so, try connecting directly to your router with an Ethernet Cable and see if the problem continues.
I highly doubt that its a problem with the Router (but it could be). I believe that you may have a problem with the wireless drivers installed. I would suggest:
1. Download the wireless drivers from the Toshiba website
2. Properly Uninstall the wireless drivers
3. Install wireless drivers from the download (step 1).
4. Wait and see if problem still persists. If so, let us know.
 

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A:Internet Drops Randomly

Specs for computer (make and model of computer that is having problems -or- make and model of the hardware)? Also, what wireless router (or modem) are you trying to connect to? What is your Operating System?
 

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A:Internet keeps disconnecting randomly

Hi, I had this problem a few years ago, which was fixed by buying a new USB wireless dongle.
But if you are using wireless connection to the router, try an ethercable instead and see if the same thing happens.
Are you using a laptop? If so it could be faulty wireless 802.11 board.
If you are using a USB wireless adapter, it could that the pc is turning off the power to the USB ports to 'save power', that can be changed if required.
 

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A:New i5 upgrade, PC randomly switches off

Is your CPU temperature running high?...Is the heatsink properly connected?...
 

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A:Laptop heatsink fan randomly stop working

I would replace the fan first, it is cheaper than a motherboard and laptop fans are known to fail. You can get the fan on EBay cheaper...
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A:Toshiba Laptop randomly disconnects and reconnects every couple minutes.. Tried everything

You may have to invest in one of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833315091
 

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-Kay
 

A:Connection drops randomly

Sounds like you're on a DSL connection - - are you?

I would log into the router and on the WAN side configuration, set the MTU to 1492.
This will stop tcp fragmentation and therefore avoid the necessity of reassembly, which can easily overflow buffers and break connections.

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I found one minidump from yesterday, but I'm not sure how much of a help it will be. I'll attach it anyway.

Please inform me if there is any other information that you require.
 

A:Internet Disconnecting Randomly

What is your network adapter? It must be an issue with your adapter.
 

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A:My WD External HD randomly started giving me access is denied messages.

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A:PC randomly shuts off

Take out graphics card and try again. Also, what do you mean by "Turns out I had to short two means that aren't even the power connector ones."
 

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A:NEC medias 101t reboots itself randomly and without me doing anything

Pull out the battery and re-install it. If your phone is using a micro SDHC flash card, remove it and re-install it. If these steps don't work, try restoring the phone to factory settings
 

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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...

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A:My computer is randomly shutting down

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Do you have on-board video or a separate video card?
 

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A:Laptop randomly shuts off

Wow, after spilling milk all the way through it I would consider myself fortunate that it still runs. To me it sounds like it is overheating. Laptops generally collect dust inside as they age and eventually develop cooling issues. I'm sure all the milk doesn't help. Have you tried opening it up and dusting it off with a can of compressed air?
 

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A:Computer turns of randomly and fans go sky high!

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A:Everyone randomly disconnects from Internet

The problem lies somewhere in between your ISP and PCs.

Is this how your routers are connected?
ISP ----- Ubee wireless modem/router (bridge mode) ---- 2nd wireless router

Make sure you only have one dhcp server and the routers are not operating in the same channel. You can disable the firewall of your 2nd wireless router keep the firewall on on your modem/router. You dont need to use DMZ unless you are hosting some service to be accessed through the internet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMZ_(computing)
 

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The problem that I?ve been facing is my laptop just freezes, the screen freezes, the audio distorted, not able to move cursor, keyboard does not work. Had to force power off.
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Operating System: Tried both Windows 7 32 bit and Windows XP
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Next reply I will post problem history and details
Please request information if needed more, I am willing to provide.

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A:Laptop freezes randomly

My questions and doubts:

How can it be solved?
Can we call this ?overheating? since it freezes when temperature is not over 60 C? but it freezes more when the weather is hotter.
Is the temperature during safe mode normal or too high?
Am I abusing my laptop?

Please request information or pictures if needed more, I am willing to provide.

Problem history:
It works fine with Windows 7 since 2009, when I?ve been recovering from spine surgery, I?ve been using it more than usual since December 2011 where the problem occurs first time, then it occurs more often since March 2012.

Computer usage behavior:
I usually use Autodesk Inventor and Autocad software for 3D and 2D designing, along with web browsing, playing music with iTunes, watching some concerts and South Park by windows media classic. I play occasionally play games like Left 4 Dead 2, Elder Scrolls Skyrim (once-twice a week).

The laptop is placed on a 30 degree inclined stand, due to my surgery I need to only lie down to use the computer. It is turned on about 4-10 hours a day.

Observations:

It?s been working fine since bought, when I play games, the temperature of CPU and GPU goes up to 75 C for about 1-2 hours, no problem, usually I don?t play longer than 3 hours.

Since March, it freezes randomly about 1 hour after startup when I?m using designing software along with web browsing. Temperature is about 48-53 C, I have screenshots of the temperature software before it freezes. This happens at least once a day.

Since March, it freezes about 5 minutes after start running left 4 dead or skyrim.

During safe mode, the temperature stays about 70 C and sometimes freezes.

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It rarely freezes when watching videos and when turning the computer on all night for downloading.

I never finish a full system virus scan, it freezes about 20 minutes after scanning while temperature is about 50 C.

Weather condition: Thailand, hot and humid.
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Replace thermal paste at CPUs and GPU, dust removal at CPU fan, got a cooling pad underneath laptop: temperature slightly drops (3-5 C), no significant improvement in freezing.

Tried updating drivers to the latest possible for the right OS, reformatted partition to change OS to Win XP but problem still occurs.

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A:Mouse randomly dies for a couple of seconds

I have had this same problem a few months ago. Although it happened with my mouse and keyboard simultaneously. My main harddrive was going bad. I replaced it and have not had the problem since. It was rather confusing at first as I had never seen these symptoms before from a bad harddrive.
 

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A:My laptop randomly turns off

The laptop is definitely old enough for some service. It is possible that the cooling fan is worn out and/or dirty... if the fan is not running properly, the laptop will sense a over-heating condition and it will turn off. Have the laptop serviced and new batteries are cheap enough on EBay
 

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A:7dayshop USB memory stick randomly stopped working?

A lot of them quit just because they have been dropped more than 12 inches.
 

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A:Mouse/keyboard hijacked randomly?

Whenever this has happened in the past I've always been on the internet and it doesn't feel like a hardware issue... I have standard logitech wireless mouse/keyboard. When I run ESET and Super anti-spyware the problem seems to go away. If people think this is just a hardware issue randomly then I'm not going to worry about it, however if people think it could be a random hijacking then obviously I'm going to worry about it.
 

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A:Laptop screen goes black randomly

It may be that the GPU is overheating or failing. Try running something like FurMark to stress the GPU. If that causes it to go back quickly, there's a good chance that the GPU is the problem. For most laptops, this is not something you can fix short of replacing the entire motherboard.
 

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A:Network shares innaccessable randomly

Your description certainly IS interesting.



Oddly enough though these problems persist even when the laptop my dad plugs his end of the cable into is off, but the problems stop if I unplug his cable.Click to expand...

This begs that the cable itself is bad or too long. The longest cable between two connections (eg: a hub to a device) is 100 meters (aka a football field).

Try disconnecting the connection to the secondary router, moving the cable to your primary router, coil the cable on the floor and connect it to the laptop which is in the same room - - if the cable is ok, then all devices on the primary router should have Internet service.

You might also try installing Network Magic (the trial period will be sufficient to watch the activity) on a system close to the primary router and use it to monitor devices connecting to your network
 

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A:Anyone know how to stop my laptop turning itself off randomly?

Sounds like some sort of power problem.

If it's only a couple of months old you should call up and get it checked under the warranty.
 

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A:Asus G73 laptop screen doesn't turn on and randomly freezes when it does

Was able to turn it on

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So your ISP (Internet Service Provider) is no help with this? After all it is their responsibility isn't it? What are your computer's complete specs? Have you run any antivirus and anti-malware scans yet
 

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A:Computer randomly shuts down

Common causes for this would be overheating or PSU failure.

Download and install this to keep an eye on your CPU temperature. Set it to display the temps in the task bar. If the temps are going over 80C you should check the fan is OK and that the heatsink is clean, also replace the thermal paste on the CPU.

http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/
 

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A:Monitor randomly shuts itself off

How many VGA/DVI ports does the GPU have? If it has more than one, switch to a different port and see if the issue reoccurs.
 

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Alienware Aurora_r3
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Whenever I try to run games in full screen mode (as opposed to windowed), after 2 to 5 minutes my computer will just turn off. No error messages, warning sounds, lights, anything.. it just turns off. Affected games include Starcraft2, WoW, League of Legends, that I have tested so far.

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A:New computer randomly restarts when running games in fullscreen

Alienware has been known with plagued thermal problems.

You can check inside the case and see if there's any possible mis-directed air flows, and point the duct, or add the fan to that area and see if that helps.

Dual video cards are known to be overheat very easily. If you have three PCI-E slots, move the last HD6800 to the bottom and extend the Crossfire cable to there, and see if that actually remedy with that kind of problem.
Otherwise, send it back and complain that you were ripped off, and maybe they could fix it for free.
EDITED: There's other possible options;

- kill all tasks in task manager, or using the batch with " taskkill /F /IM "program name"
- update your directX
- Downgrade your catalyst driver version to the factory driver, or upgrade to the newest driver that is FROM ATI/AMD website. ( www.amd.com )
- leave your side case to open up the more air-flows in the computer.

Welcome to Techspot, arangar32!
 

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A:Computer randomly shutting off during use

Hello, welcome to techspot. The first thing that comes to mind is the powersupply. E machines are known for having bad power supplys andi have experenced it.
 

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A:Sony Vaio VGN-FS515b doesn't start after BSOD

The motherboards bios is corrupt. You may be able to correct this if you can pull the CMOS battery and reconnect it. Otherwise the motherboard will have to be replaced
 

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A:Shutting down randomly, don't think its PSU or overheating

This is a bit strange, but, most likely a problem with drivers. How did you install the driver for the Nvidia card in your wifes PC was it a download or from a disk. Also did you clean out the Nvidia driver before you re-installed the ATI and what source did the ATI driver come from.

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A:Randomly get limited connectivity

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A:Computer randomly restarts when not actively using

Eh, hate to bump but I need a solution.
 

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Computer specifications:

Operating System
MS Windows XP Professional 32-bit SP3
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 @ 2.66GHz 44 C
Conroe 65nm Technology
RAM
2.0GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (5-5-5-18)
Motherboard
Intel Corporation DP35DP (J1PR)
Graphics
M208WA @ 1280x960
512MB GeForce 8800 GT (Undefined) 53 C
ForceWare version 258.96
Hard Drives and Optical drives
ATAPI DVD A DH20A3H
JEL 5QN856V4 SCSI CdRom Device



Problem:

My computer keeps restarting for no apparent reason. I've performed a memtest, It passed. When I leave my computer on, doing nothing, it doesn't restart.

I've reinstalled my PC, formatting it completely, didn't help.

I've unchecked the "Automatically restart PC on error" and no BSOD shows up.

It's not overheating, since I've got a little monitor on my computer box, always monitoring the CPU heat, and it's always 40-50 degrees celsius.

Any idea what could be done?
 

A:Windows XP restarting randomly (not overheat)

If NOT using keyboard but just browsing, etc with mouse, does this happen?

Or the alternative (typing a bunch, no mouse).
 

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If anyone could help please reply

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A:My laptop crashes randomly and often

Shutting down after some period of use could be related to heat. The fact that it comes on after sitting for 30 minutes also points to a heat issue.

The battery life could be normal, rechargeable batteries lose the ability to hold a full charge after so many recharge cycles. You may just need to replace the battery.
 

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So if anyone would be so kind to see if there is any problems going on here, would be apprieciated.
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A:Internet randomly disconnecting

Welcome to TechSpot! Hopefully I can give you some guidance.
First, you need to understand that we don't use HijackThis to 'screen' for problems.

About the connection interrupt:
1. If you use a router: Disconnect the power from the router and the modem. Wait about 30 seconds. Then reconnect the power to both. This is known as power cycling If frees up the memory in the router.
2. Check the manufacturer's site of this:
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\TalkTalk SNU5630NS 05 Wireless USB Adapter Utility\TTUSBBGMonitor.exe
See if there is any firmware update available. If there is, follow the instructions and update the driver.
3. Check the setting you have for this:
O23 - Service: ES lite Service for program management. (ES lite Service) - Unknown owner - Crogram FilesGigabyteEasySaverESSVR.EXE Easy Energy Saver it's a motherboard utility that manage the power of CPU, fan and may others.
Click on start> All Programs> double click on GigabyteEasySaver and check the settings. It might be that it is closing the system down for some reason.
4. If you have checked all the equipment, cable and settings and still have the problem, contact your ISP are report the problem.
 

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The router I'm using is a Linksys WRT310Nv2-CC

This computer has alot of problems that I look forward to correcting with your help!

-Meta
 

A:Router randomly loses connection

Hi MetabolicHigh Welcome to Techspot,


This Router has know DNS issues and sometimes linkes certain sites such as facebook and yahoo to myspace and redirects the sites.

I would be a little worried if a Technician could not set up the wireless in your house. Here are a few things you may want to check:


Which service provider are you using? i would check to see if you have a download/usage limit attached to you package.
Signal. An unlikely proplem as your seem to be able to use it ok before it cuts out.
Does it automatically re-connect after the signal drops?
Have you checked that you have the latest firmware for your router?

In your post you say you have many issues with the computer so what other problems do you have as maybe somes of them are linked.


Hope this helps
James
 

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Have you checked for crud in your keyboard... any cause for a sticking key, sticking space bar, etc.

Don't see how the hard drive could cause the problem.

Have you looked at all the Dell Beep Codes... They are posted elsewhere on this TechSpot forum... that could give you a starting point.
 

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A:Internet shuts off randomly?

Test with a different router... The Trend Micro is famous for doing this after about a year of use.

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A:Laptop goes into random sleep modes or screen goes blank randomly

DX file

DXDIAG File
 

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A:Computer slowing down randomly

Whats your Processor + clockspeed , Ram and Video card. If no video card what's your motherboard model ?
 

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A:Computer crashing randomly during any download

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A:Computer shuts down randomly (overheating?)

Heat will shut a system down fast. What are the temperature parameters for your video card?
 

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[Requirements:

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A:Modem randomly resets, can I replace it?

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Your RAM isn't on Asus' memory QVL (Qualified Vendors List)-but that isn't to say that it's not supported.
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What is the make and model of your video card and did you update the drivers? If not try the following steps:

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A:Computer randomly shuts off

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A:Laptop bleeping randomly

read the bios beep guide in the motherboard forum FAQs
 

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A:Computer crashes randomly with black and gray lines

gamobigz says....
has a looping sound that sounds like a microwave.
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Have you tried to figure out which component may be making such noise, or is it coming out of speakers?

Also try checking system logs in Control Panel/Admin Tools / Event Viewer; may be something is being logged there which can help in giving clues what may actually be the problem.
 

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A:PC randomly turns off frequently without warning

Well, this generally happens for 2 reasons:

1.) High temperatures. Check your GPU and CPU temperatures and ensure that they are within their rated / acceptable limits.

2.) Power surge and lack of power protection device. Recently I removed my UPS and connected the PC to a cheap surge suppressor. I had exactly the same issue as you are having now.
 

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Check your graphics card. Can you try it in another PC to test it? Also, go in the BIOS and check the voltages to make sure they are up to snuff.
 

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things i have tried
memtest
new graphics drivers
2 different gfx cards
checkdisk
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avcc3.39v

in game
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A:Computer randomly turns off ,games crashing to desktop

consult the bios beep guide. http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic95391.html

you have a hardware issue.
 

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A:PC freezes randomly

One make sure the system CPU heat-sink fin are not clogged with dust same goes for the PSU and the rest of the system board. If there is dust remove it with a can of dust remover.

Try using AGP video card at 8x with 256MB and Video Sound Card instead of onboard. You might one to do this the easiest way is to buy the AGP card first then try it and see if the hicups go away. Remember to disable onboard video too.
 

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A:PC freezing randomly

We will need to know more about your system... Brand and model, or motherboard and configuration.

Strange problems that sometimes work. Replace the CMOS battery CR2032. Removing the heat sink to remove and replace the thermal past with the thinnest possible layer... as too much thermal paste acts as an insulator.
Others have had problems with the OCZ Stealth in higher speed units. Works well in normal computer installs, so you might want to try a test with a different power supply that is not OCZ and Not Antec... Perhaps Seasonic, FSP Group, Corsair...
 

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A:Computer randomly freezes or wont boot

Ok I think i might of found the problem...please help me verify if this is indeed what is causing my problem because I am pretty sure it is.

I downloaded SpeedFan.

I opened it up.

Read the voltages at the bottom...

AND..

My +12V was sitting an a constant 0.44V...
So does that mean its like dead or something?

Everything else was lower than it was supossed to be as well.

My +5V was at 3.5V which is low i think.. and ya... so i think this might be it.

I also went into the Monitor tab on Speed Fan or whatever, and monitored the +12V rail. It showed a realtime graph. And it was a flat line on 0.44V not doin a single thing..

Post your help on this please.
 

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A:New PC randomly semi-shutting down... need assistance

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A:Computer Shuts off Randomly

reiger said:





I'm going try get all my information on my backup hard drive then reformat. If that doesn't work any idea?Click to expand...

For a fault that first started happening 6 months ago!
Yes please do a clean install of Windows to confirm its not software related
Note: A clean install means removing the Partition(s)

Obviously this is Vista 64Bit OS ?
I suspect that you may have a Gigabyte Restore disc (or image on your hard drive) with this computer as well?
Then try that
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A:PC Randomly Turns off

hmmm, does this problem happen when you've been using the computer for a long time? if so, it may be the proc overheating and shutting itself down. Try reseating the heatsink / reapplying thermal paste on the processor, hopefully that will help.
 

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A:Help with nv4_disp infinite loop BSOD

First of all you have to make sure that the 667 memory and the nvidia driver is compatible with your Dell laptops model, and you should use the Nvidia video and chipset driver from Dell and not from the nvidia site. You can up the shared video memory to 256MB maximum
 

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A:Randomly: "Reboot and Select proper Boot Device or insert Boot Media in selected.."

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Please ask any questions u may have?
 

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A:PC randomly shutting itself down

Since this problem occurs under any format--Flash or otherwise--it makes me think that it may be a hardware problem rather than a software problem. My first guess, and I do mean guess, is the graphics card, or lack of one.

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A:New PC, randomly shuts down

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A:My computer shuts off randomly during games

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In future, never use any of these performance enhancing or "overclocking" programs. This is procisely what can happen.

Repost of the System Restore doesn't work.

-- Andy
 

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This issue has been going on for at least a couple weeks now At first it seemed that randomly my mouse pointer would suddenly freeze and I would have to reboot the machine randomly keeps help freezing, please Computer to gain control again I have used a couple different mice lately on this computer so eventually I went back to the other previous mouse However not long after the same issue started up again I tried deleting disabling drivers of the mice and deleting reinstalling their drivers etc but to Computer keeps randomly freezing, please help no avail Recently I noticed that it seems that the whole computer is freezing and not just the mouse pointer as far as I can tell I today did a disk cleanup of drive C I have multiple hard drives and defragged drive c although the computer froze during the defragging process and I had to manually reboot I also ran an Adaware scan and a full Nod anti-virus scan I tried to eliminate every problem these scans found The computer is still randomly freezing though Please help The machine is Windows Vista Home Premium bit Intel GHZ quad core processor Corsair mhz dual DDR gigabytes Creative Soundblaster X-Fi sound card Verto NVIDIA GeForce GT video card nbsp

A:Computer keeps randomly freezing, please help

Remove NOD32 and download and install free Avast, Advir or AVG antivirus. See if the freezing stops
 

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hi.

my system:

gigabyte X48TDQ6 mobo
qx9650cpu
gtx285
2X2gb ocz ddr3 1600mhz

my problem:

i have run my system for about a year with q6600 cpu with no problems with this mobo,memory,graphic card.

yesterday i have changed my cpu to qx9650 with the intel stock cpu fan. when i play games after 20 minutes i get bsod and the system reboot even in regular use on desktop.

the cpu temp in idele is about 27 deg. (not seems beacuse overhit)

on bios everythind on standart/auto (no o.c).

i upgrade my bios revision.

the bsod is "not less or equel" something:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1037

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000010000002
BCP2: 000000000000000C
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF800020BCAC1
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1


thanx 4 any help.
 

A:Bsod after replacing cpu

look on the box the CPU came in, or run CPU-z and see what the revision is. If it is an E0 you need BIOS F8D beta to run that CPU. At least that is what Gigabyte is showing for that CPU on the GA-X48-DQ6 mobo. I couldn't find a GA-X48-TDQ6 mobo listed on their site. Typo or wrong region possibly? Also check windows updates. There may be something for that CPU, or maybe you need more than SP1 on your OS? Your BSOD screen by the way is referencing a failure to read paged memory.
 

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A:Computer Freezing/Restarting randomly

You have some serious issues here:

1. My mobo is only held on by 2 screws
2. My CPU is mounted pretty snug, but during mounting the one corner clip/button that you push down broke off

Why is the motherboard held by only 2 screws? Where are these 2 screws positioned? Near the CPU or I/O panel?. A "pretty snug" CPU HSF (Heatsink/Fan) is not snug at all. Is the CPU socket fitted with 1 pin or 3 pins?

Try replacing your power supply for test purposes
 

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A:PC Randomly Locking Up

You should probably test your memory to make sure it isn't corrupt.
http://www.memtest.org/
Are you keeping your computer up-to-date with the Microsoft updates?
Maybe you can folloow through teh 8-step virus removal procedure to make sure you don't have malware on your system.
 

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A:Notebook randomly hangs - hard drive error?

Bad drives are not "unheard of".
I once bought a laptop where the hard-drive crashed in a matter of two weeks...
the seller just replaced my computer with a new one.

Sounds like you are still under warranty. I would suggest that as your first option.
Back up your data files, if you can...
Something like Apricorn's utility -might- help you, even if you cannot recover data through other means.

hth
 

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A:Just installed new processor (X4 955) and now my computer gets BSOD's

Sounds like a bios update might help. Version 2606 appears to be the latest for Vista if you have 32 bit.
 

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