Update Restarts Computer

Each night windows update restarts my computer and updates my driver software for wireless. I have to roll back the driver to get the wireless to work. Not sure why this is happening or what the root cause is, but each night the driver is updated by windows update and the wireless radio won't work. I then go and roll back the driver to the previous version and it works perfectly. I have 64 bit windows 7 hp laptop with an atheros ar9285 802. 11 b/g wifi adapter. If i click update driver in the device manager the same thing occurs.

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Computer Freezes And Restarts

I have bought a new computer in late december 2009 and from the beginning i've been having two problems, the computer randomly restarts and more seldom but still a problem, the computer freezes. These events can happen with a frequency less than one time each day and sometimes as often as three times a day. The computer can be on reasonable load or hardly any load at all when it happens.

My computer parts looks like the following and i've got windows on one of my two ssds:

Western digital caviar black wd2001fass 64mb 2tb
Lg bh08ls20
Corsair dominator gt ddr3 pc12800/1600mhz cl8 4x2gb
Gainward geforce gtx 275 896mb physx pci-express 2. 0, 2xdvi
Gigabyte geforce 210 oc hdmi 512mb
Antec p183
Asus p7p55d-e premium
Antec cp-850 850w
Microsoft windows 7 ultimate eng
Intel core i7 860
Intel x25-m g2 160gb
Logitech wave keyboard (sv)
Lg w3000h

The first time i've received a message when windows was shutting down was just a while ago, and it said something about the memory. I have run memtest86 which showed no problems earlier. I can't open the mini-dump file but got hte following message this one time (have not had any messages like these before and the event viewer hasn't given me any useful information).

Problem signature:
Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 1
Locale id: 1053

Additional information about the problem:
Bccode: 1a
Bcp1: 0000000000041201
Bcp2: fffff68000030c18
Bcp3: 8260000164585867
Bcp4: fffffa80075d4250
Os version: 6_1_7600
Service pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Computer Restarts After Coming Out Of Sleep Mode

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Posted On: 2009-12-16 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Suddenly Computer Stops With Blue Screen And Restarts

My system is win 7. I recently got this new notebook. I thought i was having problem with anti-virus but i recently came to know about this blue screen of death. Suddenly the computer stops in between anytime with the blue screen showing up and computer restarts. I recently uninstalled norton which was a free-version which i got with notebook and installed kaspersky. I ve now even removed kaspersky and installed bit-defender but problem is still occurring. No virus detected by both.

I ve even tried to restore the notebook to the day i bought this. But the problem is not fixed. The error message looks something like what appears in this link I am worried that my new system may get hardware problems due to this.

Posted On: 2010-02-24 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Safe Remove Usb Flash Memory Restarts Computer

While using different (manufacturers) usb flash drives on this computer from time to time my computer
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Posted On: 2010-04-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Computer Gets To "starting Windows" And Then Restarts Constantly

I just finished my first computer build. It was working fine, so i decided to take my graphics card and install it since everything else seemed good. I install it and the most recent drivers from ati. When i reboot, it gets to "starting windows" and then restarts. Safe mode still works. In my bios it says the gpu voltage is 0. 000, however the fan on the card is spinning. I've tried everything i could find on the web to no avail. Does anyone know what this mixture of symptoms could be caused by?

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Update Crashes Computer

I have a lenovo thinkpad t400 and running vista business sp2 32bit. I have this problem since october, it seems that after i have install some window update, my computer will sometime freeze and hang either at  the window login page or when it's in the window, so i have to hard reset my computer. An other problem is after i've done the update, my laptop cannot use the thinkpad thinkvantage software such as rescure and recovery to create back. My laptop will hang as if i try to create a back up.

I have try to reset my laptop back to factory setting. At that point, my laptop was able to use to use the thinkvantage software. But again, when i install the window update. It happen again.

I have called up lenovo, they said this is more like a window issue rather then lenovo issue, so they've ask me to contact microsoft. But i hv try eamil them a few times. And they never got back to me.

Also, i have try to use the online chat thing to make contact during office hour, but for some reason, they said my product key for window doesnt work. So i wonder what is happening.

Posted On: 2010-02-03 . View Related Posts . . View 30 Replies .

Why Windows Will Update Computer Without Permission?

Can anyone tell me why windows will update the computer without your permission. I was in the middle of playing the sims 3, did not save. Windows updated by itself. I lost my whole game i had been playing for 3 hours. Its supposed to prompt you but if your playing a game how can you see the prompt? Thats not fair. I'm sure there is some setting i don't know about possibly but that doesn't help me now. It should never restart on its own, well i guess i should have bought a mac. Your right windows its my fault. Should have just thrown you out the window and bought a mac.

Posted On: 2010-02-10 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Automatic Update Crashes Computer

Windows update automatically updated and then restarted my computer yesterday. The computer will not restart. I did f8 to restart at last good configuration but it will not restart - it runs through all the drivers and then freezes. If i click "start windows normally" it will try to go to the welcome screen but it closes down, restarts, closes down, restarts repeatedly until i just turn the computer off. I have windows xp. In safe mode, it will run through the drivers and then freeze. I cannot get it to go to the welcome screen. I cannot get to the desktop to run anything. I cannot get to the start menu.

Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Automatic Update Tried To Kill Computer

The only thing installed yesterday was a windows vista automatic update. I turned off my laptop, and when i got home i tried to boot it up. Windows would not start up in normal mode, so i booted up safe mode, scanned with my antivirus, antimalware. Etc. And found nothing. So i used system recovery and set the laptop back to the day before thinking maybe something odd had snuck in. It worked fine, so i thought it was good. I created a new recovery poin, re-installed the windows update and shut down.

Turned it on this morning to find it had the same problem. I booted back up in safemode, used system recovery again and used the recovery point i had set right before i downloaded the windows updates and now everything works fine. I've disabled the automatic updates and i havent had any problems since.

Does anyone know why the windows update is trying to kill my computer? The auto-updates run all the time and i've never had this problem before.

Posted On: 2010-02-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Computer On Network Disappeared After Update

After weeks of trying everything on these forums, my new windows 7 machine suddenly recognized everything on my network, most importantly my old xp computer. I was able to link to a network printer on my xp machine and map my documents from the xp and a usb backup drive on the xp.
I started to do a transfer files and settings.

Then there was a windows update. I stopped the transfer (before anything was transferred - i was still deciding what to include) and rebooted the machine after the update. Now i can't see the old xp machine in network but i can see the mapped drives on my computer, but it lost some of the shares. I reset the shares on the xp and can now access them from 7. Buti still want to access other stuff on the old machine (such as the optical drive).

What is strange is i can see the new 7 machine from xp, but can't see xp from 7. I spent hours trying to get this to work - now what. Any suggestions to get it back (short of restoring to the last restore point when all was working - because it will still need updating afterwards).

Posted On: 2010-04-20 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Pc Restarts Randomly

Okay so i have a relatively new velocity micro gaming computer that is about 3 weeks old and i have recently been experiencing one big problem. My computer just randomly restarts for no apparent reason (usually when i leave it alone for like half an hour to watch tv or something) and when it starts back up it gives an error message like windows did not shut down properly and it gives me the option to enter safe mode. I am currently running the paid version of norton internet security and i have already scanned my computer for viruses (full scan not quick scan).

In addition i have updated windows with all the recommended settings and updated my nvidia gt 220 video card driver from their website. I have performed all sorts of scans but i don't see any real problem that could be causing it. I am pretty sure it is not power-related because i'm using a good outlet with a surge panel. I also went into my system settings and unchecked the thing that says restart on system failure, but the problem still persists.

Posted On: 2010-07-27 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Pc Does Not Shut Down Instead It Restarts

I have one of 2 problems. 1. When booting my pc, it shows a "verify dmi data pool" something like that msg. But it does not hang, i just want to get rid of it. Help? 2. When trying to shut down my pc (through start menu > shut down) it shuts down and at that same time starts up again (seeing it as i restart). I have tried unchecking the box at the pm in control panel, i have tried disabling power management in the bios. Is there any chance it might be hardware related?Sins the case was build these problems were there. If somebody can help me?

Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pc Crashes And Automatically Restarts

Original title: pc has become massively unstable when i first installed windows 7 my dell desktop was reinvigorated and ran like a fresh young athlete it woke fast and went back to sleep as quickly.

However this is but a distant memory as my once lithe machine is now nothing more than a grumpy unpredictable demon.

My problems are not measured in days or hours my problems can best be grouped in minutes.

1. The machine will simply re-start sometimes i get a warning more often i do not with absolutely no explanation.

2. Firefox 3. 6 crashes normally within minutes of loading, once it starts crashing there is nothing that will prevent it.

3. Chrome crashes normally within minutes of loading, once it starts crashing there is nothing that will prevent it.

4. Internet explorer crashes normally within minutes of loading; once it starts crashing there is nothing that will prevent it.

5. Windows desktop manager is either corrupt or just plain angry as it crashes without warning or seeming reason.

Anyone with any suggestions as to where to start looking for the problem, or better still a solution will be listened to with my full attention! The sooner the better please as one more week of this and i am going back to xp pro!

Posted On: 2010-06-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Pc Restarts Each Time I Try To Shut Down

I've looked through the forums to see if i could find a solution to this issue, but the most i've been able to find is that there might be an incompatible driver somewhere on my system that's causing this to occur. When i click on "shut down", the computer does shut down, but then it turns back on after a few seconds. I had a clean install of windows 7 ultimate (64-bit)done on the computer to wipe everything off of it and start from scratch, and this still occurs. My computer is an mpc clientpro 424. I've tried disabling automatic restart, and the issue still occurs. Can anyone help?

Posted On: 2010-08-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Automatic Updates Restarts

I have windows 7 with automatic updates on. What really frustrating to me is that whenever i am working on my computer, the windows update decides to restart my computer, terminating all applications without warning or notification to my knowledge. Due to this, my documents in word were closed down without saving and everything i had on the desktop were terminated. It was a force restart and the computer did that automatically without my knowledge. It is very frustrating and i think that whoever designed it this way is not intelligent. This type of design in the system is flawed and should be fixed immediately.

I should have complete control over my computer, not windows having control over me. I should be able to control or postpone the restart, but the computer did not ask me that at all, it just restarted without warning. I am furious by this and would like to know if there is a solution. I switched the settings, now, to "download updates but only i select which to install". Even with the automatic installation of updates settings on, the computer should ask me if i would like to restart now or later, it should not automatically restart. Thank you for your time.

Posted On: 2010-06-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Pc Shutdown Automatically Then Restarts

My pc is a sony vaio and i bought few months ago. It automatically shut down and says dumping trash or crumbs, and also starts automatically. I took it to the geek sqad and they told it virus and i contacted norton they said its a windows problem so what should i do now.

Posted On: 2010-06-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Win7 Restarts On Startup Periodically

Thought it was the motherboard at first, but still sporadically does a restart within a minute or two of starting up, especially if i try to go into firefox or aim within that time frame.

The screen goes black, it says "no signal" then resets.

I check the minidump with windows debug and it comes back as the potential problem being "hardware", so i'm currently getting the replace motherboard checked at asus to see if it was truely a motherboard problem.

I asked a repairman at a local computer store and he suggested to reinstall windows from scratch, and when i mentioned that i upgraded from xp to 7 he said "even microsoft suggests to never upgrade, even from vista". That would not explain the hardware failure though.

Absolutely nothing else goes wrong if it gets past that that 2 minute mark, and the problem seems to be random: sometimes taking 2 days between restarts on startup, all the way to almost a month.

Did memory diagnostic and the memory is fine, hard drive is running fine, i updated the drivers twice on the video card.

This problem seemed to have been prevalent since i upgraded to windows 7, and i fixed up the registry with ccleaner recently.


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Posted On: 2010-02-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Sleep Mode Restarts With Error

Problem signature:

Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 768. 3
Locale id: 1033

Additional information about the problem:

Bccode: 116
Bcp1: fffffa8005990390
Bcp2: fffff880046c5fcc
Bcp3: 0000000000000000
Bcp4: 0000000000000002
Os version: 6_1_7600
Service pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:


Posted On: 2010-03-03 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Explorer Restarts When Folder In Full Screen

I have noticed that when i expand a folder to full screen view and then close it more often than not windows explorer comes up with the windows explorer is not responding and then restarts windows explorer. Everything else works ok and if i view a folder thats not expanded to full screen that works ok everytime. I have downloaded the latest video drivers today which has no effect. I have used auto-runs to play with shell extensions that has no effect.

I have tried it in safe boot mode with all but microsoft services disabled and it still happens. I can run apps in full screen and they work ok. The event log for one of these failures is below. Can anyone throw some light on this.

Ps i am virus and spyware protected which is up to date and finds nothing.

Log name:      application
Source:        application error
Date:          09/03/2010 19:22:51
Event id:      1000
Task category: (100)
Level:         error
Keywords:      classic
User:          n/a
Computer:      home2-pc

Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 6. 1. 7600. 16450, time stamp: 0x4aebab8d
Faulting module name: explorerframe.dll, version: 6. 1. 7600. 16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bdf82
Exception code: 0xc000041d

Posted On: 2010-03-09 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Laptop Restarts After Installing Updates Without Prompting

I just purchased a new laptop with windows 7. It has several times restarted after installing updates without prompting me first so i lose all my work. Vista used to warn me and let me postpone restarting my computer. Is something similar possible in windows 7? Thanks for any suggestions

Posted On: 2010-05-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Laptop Restarts Itself And Shows Blue Screen

I have dell vostro 1510, i get the blue screen sometimes while i'm listening to music. The fan makes higher sound than usual, then the laptop shuts down and restart by itself. Is that mean, i have a virus on my computer. And is there any thing i can do to prevent this from happening in the future.

Posted On: 2010-02-09 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Win 7 Freezes And Restarts When Transferring Files Through Usb

I have been having this problem since the day i got windows 7 and it is really starting to annoy me.
Any time i transfer files through any usb port the computer freezes, a buzzing noise comes from the speakers, the monitor turns off and the computer restarts. This happens when putting films on my hard drive, songs on my phone and syncing my mp3 player so that i actually can't do any of them.

I have uploaded the dump files here:
http://cid-de191e1c69c585e9. Public?Uc=1

Posted On: 2010-04-09 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

How To Wired Network Xp Computer With Win 7 Computer?

How can i network (wired) my xp computer with my windows 7 computer? (Also, can't seem to enable tredero tunneling). Can't get xp and windows 7 "workgroup" computers to network through wired router.

Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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It is the 12th time i install the microsoft .net framework 3. 5 service pack 1 and .net framework 3. 5 family update, (kb951847) x86, it keeps coming back to my windows update list. I have checked all the forums and i see a lot of people having the same problem i have. The difference is that they always say they got an error message, i didn't. I am not an expert, but i'm happy to say that i have never had trouble with windows vista. Here is the link to a screen-shot of the update history in my computer.

Posted On: 2009-11-03 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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This is not only annoying (i.e. Having to login as administrator every time i start thunderbird), but also prevents thunderbird from starting when accessed, for example, from "windows photo viewer" email button (apparently, it tries to start thunderbird, but doesn't have enough permissions so fails).

I don't get this with any of my other applications (e.g. Firefox, etc. Run fine without requiring me to logon as administrator). I'm not sure if i have installed thunderbird odd, or did something else different, but this never happened to me in vista. I don't want to remove all uac security for all programs. What can i do?

Posted On: 2009-11-03 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I currently have a hp laserjet 1320 printer connected to a desktop computer running windows 7 (64-bit). I also have a notebook running windows 7 (32- bit). These two computers are set up in a home group and the laserjet prints on both of these computers with no problems. I also have two additional notebooks running windows xp. These two computers are set up in a network along with the other two but cannot print from the laserjet printer. I have tried everything i know to do and cannot solve this problem.

Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cannot Hibernate Computer

My laptop is a t400 thinkpad lenovo with windows 7. Whenever i try to hibernate it, after the screen turns off it beeps and the "sleep mode" led turns on. The computer doesn't go to hibernation and power doesn't go off. In this situation the only thing i can do is to push the power button for four seconds to kill the power manually and off course next time i turn it on it asks to load the safe mode because of improper shut down. I tries system recovery of windows but it didn't help. The shutdown and sleep both work properly. Anybody has any idea how can i fix this?

Posted On: 2010-03-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .