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RED DOT CRASH After 5-10 minuets of gameplay - have to hard reset

Q: RED DOT CRASH After 5-10 minuets of gameplay - have to hard reset

First post hope my title was clear enough I was conflicted wither to post this in the gaming CRASH reset DOT RED to of 5-10 gameplay - hard minuets have After section or here since I originally got RED DOT CRASH After 5-10 minuets of gameplay - have to hard reset bsod errors with ths problem I'll post them here PC Specs CPU -Intel R Core TM i - K CPU GH GPU - GTX Ti Motherboard - H M-DGS OS - windows - The game I was playing was injustice gods among us I have uni stalled and reinstalled the game times lowered the settings still get crash - minuets - I tried other games the same problem still occurs with the - minuet mar approx - this is on my second clean install - so I don't think it is a hardware problem Long story short I use to get driver has failed error massages when I play a game for - minuets I Use a Dual monitor set up VGA and HDMI threw the graphics card changed the cable of the monitors same problem persists when i installed drivers i used clean install download drivers from NVIDIA website I tried using geforce experience to latest drivers still get same crash So first I used the DDU method threw safe mode of uninstall and reinstalling the latest drivers then windows update for other drivers Next I Clean installed a previous driver same massage appeared again some times the PC would freeze up with red like patterns on screen did ddu method again but this time updated graphics drivers threw windows update and use them same problem happened At these phase I did these two steps interchangeable around about - times if i recall now I seemingly don't get drivers failed just a flash of red dots around the - minuet mark aprox if am lucky only the game will stop and I can exit threw pressing start tab and using task manger to close game If am not PC freeze up - then it is a hard rest for me - At this point threw countless forum prowling I found that maybe its the temps so I used msi afterburner fan control and under clocked my card then played the game same crash happens did this quite abit to see if it was wrong settings even put the fan to max while playing same crash happens within that specific - minuet mark I uninstalled msi after burner And use Speed-fan to grab Pc temps I given examples of temps before and after I play game Attachment Attachment Example of pc specs on BiOS PC Voltage I change the fan settings from full On to automatic and back again still get crashing Hope I can get some insight into this problem
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hmmm just happened in firefox...:(
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I have had this problem for over months but I just let it go and reboot my computer and just replay But it has gotten so about Crash gameplay minutes 30 after of ! annoying that I have to Crash after about 30 minutes of gameplay ! constantly reboot my computer every minutes What happens during the crash is pretty much the entire computer starts to glitch up mouse starts to hang and freeze The screen becomes cracked and pixelated The sound starts to become distorted and static-y to the point where it hurts my ears When trying to start up a new application it just hangs and never opens anything Only after I do a full reboot will the computer act normal again If I'm using the computer for normal usage and not playing any sort of games then it never crashes I have been trying to play SC HoS but have had a horrible time since my computer keeps crashing every minutes Any ideas I'm currently running a AMD Phenom II X Black Edition with an nVidia GeForce GTX Ti

A:Crash after about 30 minutes of gameplay !

Hi try reinstalling or updating your video driver and go to the motherboard makers support site and do the same for your sound driver
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whenever I try to play the game crashes during the loading screen before the game or during the game before the coin toss. or when iam right in the middle of a game in superstar mode
always happens in gameplay plz help thanks

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 450 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 22 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2012 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 7 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 292885 MB, Free - 112966 MB; F: Total - 12317 MB, Free - 5260 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 018D1Y
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled


A:madden 07 crash in gameplay every time

Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 7 Mb

Is this right?

In any rate it looks like your computer is old and has Windows 7.... You may need Windows XP compatibility.
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2-3 minutes into gamplay my pc will show a black screen, the pc appears to still be on, but non functional,

I cannot access the desktop or task manager,

I have run the dxdiag,

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Is their any settings i can change on my computer to stop this from happening ?

Many Thanks

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A:Crash * Distorted (Illegible) BSOD During Gameplay

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A:Vista 64 Freezes during gameplay, needs hard reboot

If i'm suspectings its a PSU problem, is there a way to test how much it needs before purchasing one?
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Memtest86, prime95, sfc /scannow, driver verifier, chkdsk, all checked out fine.

Attached are the dumps.

Thanks for the help and your time.

A:BSOD every 15 minuets or so 0x116, 3b, 101

"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds.

If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating.

Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU.

Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference.

If so, it might be as simple as dust buildup and subsequently inadequate cooling.

I would download cpu-z and gpu-z (both free) and keep an eye on the video temps

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A:windows freezes 10 minuets after startup

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

use the hatachi one

if it comes up clear run

chkdsk /r

run memtest on the ram 1 stick at a time

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A:are hard reset and factory reset the same thing?

Hi, No, factory reset will bring your machine back to facory status (the time opening the box) byt hard reset won't. Regards.
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HA HA!!!! I solved it!!!!
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A:CMD, REGEDIT cause crash/reset/screen flash

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A:Reset to RaidPort1 Causing Crash/Freeze?(Esata?)

Hi endoftheline2 and welcome,

Some thoughts:
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- Do you have the latest drivers installed for your RAID, GRAPHICS and CHIPSET from the manufacturer websites, not from Microsoft update?
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Repair Install

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A:HDMI Hard Reset.

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A:Hard power reset

I asked HP about this earlier today.   There is no current documentation that describes how to hard reset an x360 notebook.   I have no idea as to how long it wil take before the Hard reset document is updated. As soon as it happens I will let you know.
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Hi .

If "reset" means delete everything...

You can just use the XP delete everything on any drive, before creating a new partition/formatting/installing XP.

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A:PC will only boot after hard reset.

Wow, sounds like you've essentially swapped in a brand new computer.

You didn't put jumpers on the hard drive, did you? I've heard of that messing up SATA drives. Poke around the BIOS and mess with the drive settings, including raid configs that might not exist. it definately sounds like a BIOS problem related to your hard drive.

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A:Hard reset laptop, OS deleted

Hi, As long as the previous installation of Windows 10 had activated Ok after the upgrade from 7, you can just create your own Windows 10 installation media and perform a clean installation as detailed in the guide on the following link.  Note: At the activation screen, select 'I don't have a Product key' - Windows will activate automatically once the installation has completed. Regards, DP-K
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Hi there @PaulaEmde,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that your notebook is not powering up. I am happy to help with this. When it is plugged in do you see a charging LED lit?When you try to power it on, is there any sound of the unit starting, like the fans spinning or the sound of the hard drive spinning up?Do you have another power adapter available that you can try?Have you tried a different electrical outlet?Do you have a direct power connection, or are you using a power bar, or UPS? For now give these a try, and let me know the results and the answers to my questions. Hopefully one of these will resolve the issue, but if not, the answers may help to localize the cause.Using and Testing the AC Power AdapterHP Notebook PCs - Computer does not start (Windows 8)Improving Battery Performance (Windows 8, 7, Vista)
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'Could the problem possibly be an adapter card in one of the clients?'


The obvious test is to run only 1, and if it happens, keep alternating one out and another in. If all 3 get the router failure 1 at a time, then the router is toast. If single comp causes the fail, then the comp NIC is bad.
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Hi Gradeabra,

Based on no other information on your computer and your problem, I would say that reset is very likely due to overheat. May be a maintenance cleaning up would help.

Good luck and post back.

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A:unusual battery behaviour after hard reset

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Keep it plugged and wifi connected, then receck all system settings like video uploading e.g., they are all set to on by default
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Try this solution posted in previous forum post Shut down your laptopConnecting the ChargerHold the power button down for about 15 seconds or so until it beepsStart up Windows. Good Luck
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A:help hard reset for Intel Netport Express 10/100

I found this
Windows* 2000 and Windows* NT 4.0 using the Intel® NetportExpress? print server Add Printer Wizard or LPR printing.
what OS are you using
may need additional softwares
and ya I guess if they did not give you the ip address it's going to be tuff getting in
even got a password I bet
not lucky nough to have a reset hole to hard reset
may ned to oper'r up and see if there's a factory jumper inside
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