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Re: Flash player randomly crashes computer kevin_i May 21, 2010 4:24 PM (in response to Jochem van Dieten) Thanks. I don't have time to read thru old threads and then find that you or whoever posted last have a different problem!I can tell what your problem is, but have a Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I thought the typo was in this line by Steven Haninger / April 5, 2011 5:15 AM PDT In reply to: Typo. "You Based on past experience I would pin the blame on a blown capacitor in your power supply unit (PSU) but I would suggest checking all the capacitors in your computer, in http://mffonline.com/computer-freezes/computer-freezes-after-new-video-card-installation.php

But, touch wood, I managed to stop it and have been blue-free since. It stays on 24/7. When I restart everything is normal, but for some reason my wireless wifi dongle keeps being disconnected when the restart has occured only after a crash like this, saying disconnected, with Hopefully this can help you, more or less. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/video-card-causes-comp-to-freezecrash

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Re: Flash player randomly crashes computer 370H55V May 21, 2010 12:17 AM (in response to kevin_i) How extensive is the "crash"?Does Explorer freeze up? These then might be altered by the PC’s builder, be it a company or individual. Too much can cause permanent damage, so hardware will shut itself down before that point is reached.

Got it! Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? I would say like the Cell phones are made to fail every two years. Computer Dead Locked If you run Win 7 and leave your PC on over night, defrag gets run automatically at least once a week.

If the only time your VW stopped working was on Flower Street, I bet you'd find a detour. Computer Freezes Windows 7 Random freeze can cause just as many problems as a random restart, so let's see how can we fix this problem. Carlos Llamacho January 18, 2013 at 4:17 pm Well, yeah Linux could crash but the chances of that happening are incredibly lower, and still then, there is, most of the times, http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/276627-30-solving-causing-computer-freeze Searching for this led me to a number of people having the same problem but apparently nothing was confirmed as far as cause or remedy.

Will let you know how that goes. Computer Freezing Randomly Well I tried cleaning everything out and putting the card back in. Thus, you will prevent file loss and even permanent damage to your computer. Whats the wattage rating on the power supply?

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Re: Flash player randomly crashes computer 327 Chevy Apr 13, 2011 7:26 AM (in response to brrrdog1) This is no longer a problem for us, but only because we ditched the anchor Few users have reported that they are getting random freezes on Windows 10, and only workaround is to disable your graphic card. Computer Freezes Windows 10 I have a laptop with XP installed and not once did it crash but when I started using Win7 I started experiencing blue screens once every two weeks or so running How Can You Test A Power Supply Not Connected To A Motherboard? Sometimes the error message will clearly name the offending hardware.

Although you mention that youhave the "most recent drivers", did you go to the graphics card manufacturer's website and download THEIR most updated drivers for Win7 64 bit? More about the author Some people mentioned trying to swap out your video card and I agree. One rig differs only in that it uses a GT240 video card and a Corsair TX750 power supply, so I might mix and match parts. A pretty decent system will only set you back 20 to 30 dollars. Computer Freezes At Startup

So I will just stick to my Win7 Ubunutu dual boot Caroline West January 23, 2013 at 9:27 am My Windows 8 crashed and got the BSOD a few times within I'd never have thought to look there, but its always hot in the desk enclosure. Check the Motherboard manual and see that the voltage and timings are set correctly in the BIOS. http://mffonline.com/computer-freezes/computer-keeps-freezing-after-log-in.php Tags: windows 10 fix Top 8 Windows 8, 10 Health and Fitness Apps Netflix is considering letting users download shows to watch offline How to Play Old Games in Windows 8,

BIOS: Sometimes changing the settings in BIOS, like Overclocking the RAM or processor and cause instability for the system. Burnintest Since it is "freezing", it sounds to me more like a hard drive issue (even though bad hard drives can cause BSOD's too). Do the same with a power supply.

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Also, PSU failure can cause the system to act weird - unfortunately there is no easy way to test it. Please enter a title. Reply Rama moorthy January 24, 2013 at 3:12 am Go for Linux ...! Computer Hang Problem Solution For a PC it could actually tell you what is wrong with it Self. .?

One thing I notice is that the freeze seems more likely to happen if I am watching a video. Reply Daniel Dorilas January 18, 2013 at 2:39 pm i have this blue screen issue recently , i just change my ram memory and everythings is Ok now. Then run chkdsk to see if that corrects the problem. news You might try a different motherboard if you can.

I think Speedfan can do it, if the built in graphics card software can't. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Updated Zonealarm firewall the past week, computer crashed five times before I came to my senses and uninstall Zonealarm. Fix: Windows 10/8/7 Hangs or Freezes Microsoft Surface Diagnostic Toolkit helps you test the hardware List of Windows Bug Check or Stop Error Codes PC Stress Test free software for Windows

Or it may be overheating. solved What could be causing my computer to freeze? I thought perhaps the temperature sensor may fail. When your PC overheats, your PC will freeze, reboot or simply crash.

More discussions in Using Flash Player All CommunitiesFlash PlayerUsing Flash Player This discussion is locked 1 2 3 Previous Next 85 Replies Latest reply on Dec 16, 2015 10:32 AM by more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Also check your event viewer (mainly the System logs) for more clues on what might be happening during the freezes. It’s highly likely that your computer is about to crash or lock up." I tried to run the RAM test again to confirm faulty RAM.

A beep or series of beeps from the computer at the time it crashes might be an error code telling you the processor has overheated. Hi, I got the same issue couple of weeks before, on my friend's computer. It seems like something I should know.)posted by sailoreagle at 7:58 AM on May 14, 2011 It'll degrade performance a bit, but you could try running Process Monitor to link system Maybe all the install and uninstall of different drivers screwed up the software.

Also replace the thermal paste. Sounds like you just put a whole bunch of new hardware into an old case, that may not have adequate cooling, or the PSU may not be putting out enough power These seem to be a must have in everyday life especially if you own a business.. Your PSU seems like a decent one, but they do go bad and it is worth swapping out and seeing if that fixes your issue.

RAM is stock no overclock not done any testing on it though) in my experience which i have had that same exact thing, where the sound will loop or bzzzzzzz sound Please type your message and try again. Reply Paul Hays January 17, 2013 at 4:56 pm IMHO, the first bullet should be two - "Bad Memory Or Motherboard" goes two distinct directions. Reply Mike Case January 17, 2013 at 11:30 pm Just remember- with Windows 8 now instead of the "Blue Screen of Death" it's the "Turquoise Screen of Death".