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How can I identify the update that causes the crashing and freezing in windows 8.1?

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Try going to Control Panel, and then uninstall programs. You should have an option to see recently installed updates. Find your most recent updates, the ones that date when your computer crashed, and then uninstall them. Then instead of doing an automatic install actually view you're updates, and install them manually, One at a time. If you can't even get your computer to start up, you might try putting in your CD of Windows 8.1, or if you don't have that, your reboot disc, and have your computer boot from disc instead of boot from drive. To do that you would have to go into your bios by pressing F2, F5, or F8 right after you start your computer up, and that should take you into your bios, at which point you change your boot settings. Save your save your changes, and then keep trying to boot your computer back up. If you don't have a boot disk, you're going to have to take it to someone who does, like at Best Buy or another computer repair company.

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Stop Skype from Crashing in Windows 8


it's detected in the different operating systems that it crashes while contacting with others via instant messages, webcams or microphones. In such circumstances, you have no need to get depressed, contacting Skype Customer service professionals you can eradicate this problem easily and efficiently. Here are some ways you can also follow up to solve the Skype crashing problems.
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Sometimes, an inaccurate installation of the program can cause Skype to crash. So, follow up the procedure mentioned below to fix the Skype installation issues:
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    2.Next, input the 'Control Panel' in the box, and click the 'Apps' icon.
    3.From the Results, Choose the 'Control Panel,' and then click the 'More Settings' button.
    4.Click on the 'Programs' icon and go to the 'Programs and Features.'
    5.Locate the Skype program and right-click on it. Choose the 'Uninstall' option.
    6.Click the 'Repair Option.' It will repair the installation file automatically. Fix #2: Re-enable the Skype Add-on in the Browser
    While installing the Skype program, its add-on is automatically installed in the web browser. Sometimes, issues with the plug-ins often cause Skype to freeze and crash. Here's how to re-enable the plug-in.
      1.Open your web browser and click the 'Menu' option.
      2.Choose the 'Tools' option, followed by the 'Extensions.'
      3.Locate the Skype icon, and deselect the 'Enabled' checkbox.
      4.Re-open your browser program. Again, repeat the same process and go to the Check box for Skype.
      5.Next, select the 'Enabled' checkbox. Fix #3: Update Audio/Video Drivers
      Sometimes, out-of-date graphic drivers can encounter various issues with Skype. So, update the audio and video drivers of your system with the latest version that you can download from the manufacturer's site. Here, you will find the updated version, choose the compatible one and follow up the instructions to install them. At such time, you can seek the help of either Skype technicians or Microsoft support professionals.
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When I turn on HP pavilion windows 8 os it says starting automatic repair and then goes to black screen


this is a commom issue with windows 8 on HPs. turn off your automatic updates then contact windows. the updates usually gets to 13% and then freezes.

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My presario sr5510f keeps on freezing


you need moore RAM.rockuo you got to little RAM from start your program fights ower it.i'am suppresed you succed to install windows 7 with so little RAM .you need to upgrade to 6 o 8 minium.then think of upgrade BIOS.when you upgrade the RAM be SURE you get the right kind.

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I purchased an Acer Aspire Z3751 less than a week ago. Since then the computer has frozen 7 times - and the only way to get it unfrozen is the dreaded off switch. Is this normal or should I be returning...


In all probability, this is likely to be software related, however, at a week old, this smacks of very poor PDI from the factory or dealer. In the interests of your warranty, I'd have NO hestitation in taking it back and demanding the problem be resolved. I would moreover, make a log of when and how this freezing happened and keep a record in case of difficulties with the supplier.

The computer stores a crash dump log that will show any competent technician what caused the event leading to it freezing.

After you get it back/ replaced, I'd also advise giving it a "bit of a workout", there is some good software that can be obtained off the internet taht will test the system to identify and weak spots


http://download.cnet.com/BurnInTest-Standard/3000-2086_4-10032903.html

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Internet Explorer 8 crashing when I login to facebook. Help pls!


Try checking what addons are running in IE, it could be a Software conflict , aslo update flash/java/shockwave
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you can use the firstbar but it disables client side scripting
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good luck!

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Antivirus 2008


Freezes and crashes are generally caused by some sort of instability in the computer system.

The following is a list of specific problems that can cause instability along with what to check when troubleshooting each.
Viruses can cause instability.
Run a virus check on the computer to look for a possible virus.

Conflicts can cause instability.
Check the Windows Device Manager to see if there are any yellow exclamation marks or red Xs beside the listings for device classifications. If there are, contact Tech Support.

Buggy or damaged software applications can cause instability.
If the system is less stable when certain software programs are running, shut down those programs and see if the problem continues to occur. If the problems stop, chances are that those software programs are causing the problems.

Buggy, outdated, or conflicting drivers can cause instability.
Check manufacturer web sites for updated device drivers for the various devices installed on the computer system, such as: printer drivers, modem drivers, video drivers, sound drivers, USB device drivers, etc.
Update one driver at a time and see if the system stabilizes. If this doesn't work, it may be a hardware problem, so contact Tech Support.

AC problems can cause instability.
Check to see if the computer system is plugged into an overloaded outlet.
Make sure the computer system is plugged into a surge suppressor.

The installation of new devices can cause instability.
There are three typical symptoms that point to this problem:
The computer system fails to boot, freezes during a boot, or freezes during an operation for no apparent reason.
The system fails to recognize the newly installed device.
One or more software applications fail to function as expected after an upgrade.

Some Tips for Dealing with Freezes and Crashes
Keep track of the hardware and software that is added to a computer.
The addition of new hardware and software can often cause problems to occur.

Research the compatibility of new hardware and software with the existing computer system before purchase and installation.

The older a PC, the more likely it is to crash.

When a computer freezes or crashes, chances are that changes made after the last save and when the freeze or crash occurred will be lost.

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Desktop freezes and can't do anything!!!!!


Freezes and crashes are generally caused by some sort of instability in the computer system.

The following is a list of specific problems that can cause instability along with what to check when troubleshooting each.
Viruses can cause instability.
Run a virus check on the computer to look for a possible virus.

Conflicts can cause instability.
Check the Windows Device Manager to see if there are any yellow exclamation marks or red Xs beside the listings for device classifications. If there are, contact Tech Support.

Buggy or damaged software applications can cause instability.
If the system is less stable when certain software programs are running, shut down those programs and see if the problem continues to occur. If the problems stop, chances are that those software programs are causing the problems.

Buggy, outdated, or conflicting drivers can cause instability.
Check manufacturer web sites for updated device drivers for the various devices installed on the computer system, such as: printer drivers, modem drivers, video drivers, sound drivers, USB device drivers, etc.
Update one driver at a time and see if the system stabilizes. If this doesn't work, it may be a hardware problem, so contact Tech Support.

AC problems can cause instability.
Check to see if the computer system is plugged into an overloaded outlet.
Make sure the computer system is plugged into a surge suppressor.

The installation of new devices can cause instability.
There are three typical symptoms that point to this problem:
The computer system fails to boot, freezes during a boot, or freezes during an operation for no apparent reason.
The system fails to recognize the newly installed device.
One or more software applications fail to function as expected after an upgrade.

Some Tips for Dealing with Freezes and Crashes
Keep track of the hardware and software that is added to a computer.
The addition of new hardware and software can often cause problems to occur.

Research the compatibility of new hardware and software with the existing computer system before purchase and installation.

The older a PC, the more likely it is to crash.

When a computer freezes or crashes, chances are that changes made after the last save and when the freeze or crash occurred will be lost.

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I suggest to you do the follow:

Start up your computer and before windows load hit F8, then select SAVE MODE

On SAVE MODE, uninstall all innecesary programs or recently installed, Clean your computer, and be sure that your computer is not virus or spyware infected.

After that reboot and work normally
This will be fixing your problem.

If the problem after that continues is probably then that your have some hardware issue.

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