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Nico Binford Feb 10, 2008, 05:11pm EST Report Abuse
I was just playing Oblivion, and suddenly it froze up. I couldn't exit out or open the task manager, so I manually restarted with the button. I tried playing oblivion again, but when it started the computer restarted again. Now, whenever I turn the computer on, it loads up windows, but come the welcome screen, a blue error message that I can't read quickly flashes up and the computer restarts. It wouldn't work on Integrated graphics either, so it's not the GPU. The computer worked flawlessly before this. What happened?


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CrAsHnBuRnXp Feb 10, 2008, 05:57pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
Heat can be an issue so could the PSU and RAM. If you got another computer, download memtest 86 and give that a run for a while and see if you get any errors. If you do, you have bad RAM. Before you do that though, try swapping out the PSU with another working one.

Nico Binford Feb 10, 2008, 08:59pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
Hm, I guess my PSU is pretty crappy. My memory is fairly new, so it shouldn't be bad. I guess I will try memtest anyway though.

CrAsHnBuRnXp Feb 10, 2008, 09:19pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
Nico Binford said:
Hm, I guess my PSU is pretty crappy. My memory is fairly new, so it shouldn't be bad. I guess I will try memtest anyway though.

Just because something is new does not mean that it cant go bad.

ian elliott Feb 10, 2008, 09:36pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
Try going into safe mode.

Go to System Properties, click the "Advanced " tab, and go to Startup and Recovery and click on Settings then unclick Automatically restart and the next time your computer restarts because you have a problem it will stop at the blue sceen and you can read and see what caused it to restart and fix it.

Nico Binford Feb 11, 2008, 05:14pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
I was going to do what ian elliot said to do, but it actually started up normally. The desktop came up, then a "send or don't send" message came up saying that windows explorer encountered a problem and needs to close. It closed, and I restarted. Two error messages came up that I was able to read and write down:

1st:
services.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point Dloor could not be located in the dynamic link library msvcrt.dll.

2nd:
Winlogon.exe - Application error
The instruction at "ox7c81f9e7" referenced memory at "0x54801010" The memory could not be "read".

Do these mean anything?

Nico Binford Feb 12, 2008, 04:07pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: My PC spontaniously died...
Also, I did what ian elliot said to, and what comes up is just a blue screen of death. I wrote down the technical information, so if anyone speaks computer, I'll post it.



 

    
 
 

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