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INFORMATIONAL items like "Event Viewer started" is not something we should see when we share what's in those logs. I have a feeling a lot of this has to do with that Slimdrivers software you're using. I just wanted you to temporarily use VLC to test if it is BSODing with that as well. Megaupload is one that I can think off the top of my head. Check This Out

Maybe I will grab a heatsink or two and give that a try. I have tried rebooting the PC, and on occasion (rarely), the problem has gone away after rebooting. by R. What's causing this?

I guess I'm an oddball when I say that I am eager to see my PC crash, cuz it means an adventurous time of debugging! ______ Ok, now I dug through I called the cable company and they said it's an issue with the computer, and to call the manufacturer. Windows Media Center hangs computer This is a discussion on Windows Media Center hangs computer within the BSOD, App Crashes And Hangs forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. If so, just ask and I'll do it.

  • There are a few reasons as to why an interrupt storm is caused, but in order to successfully analyze such a thing, you usually need live debugging for this, or at
  • At any other time does the machine fail?
  • Idol - 43C In Use - 52C Crash - 52C I don't think its heat since it runs fine, and then randomly crash's at the same temperature.
  • These tuners get pretty hot and all of them that I have worked with didn't come with fans.
  • The cable is connected directly from the wall into my PC's TV tuner card.
  • Sometimes a short (30-minute) show will record fine, while a longer show will have problems later in the show.
  • Being that this is the case, I may need to end up grabbing a kernel dump from you, which only is produced when you manually crash the system.

For months I have been searching for a solution to this problem. I'm completely responsible for the "bad design". At times it has seemed like it is more likely to happen when drive space is low (below 10 GB free), but it also happens many times with 100 GB of It also takes a long time to shut down with...

As powerful as it is, however, it lacks two features I absolutely need and which Media Center does, so I reverted. We are unique because we have expertise in products from a wide variety of third-party companies. Machine runs a pentium D processor. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-media-center-freezing.565538/ My entire System specs are in my profile. -Andrew Classics, Apr 22, 2007 #1 Sponsor matt_aj Joined: Jan 23, 2006 Messages: 658 A few things to check: 1.

If somehow it doesn't work (corrupt file) then this method will not help you much. 3. If it has to write to different parts of the drive, it may take a little longer to record. 3. The time now is 11:00 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

I did however recently upgrade to a larger hardrive dedicated to WMC so maybe that was the fix, but I think that the problem was gone befor that. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-media-center-constantly-freezing-up-324922/ If I "rewind" a bit, it will usually play fine, but sometimes I will also have to play in fast (2x) mode to eliminate the pauses/freezes in "Live" play mode. First, I took a "snip" of part of the Process Explorer window (I have no idea, of course, if this is useful). There should be an Advanced Settings tab.

After 30 seconds or so, I receive the blue 'No TV Signal' screen. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-freezes-system.html I wasn't able to follow the instructions in the sticky as it wont let me run anything. But usually, rebooting, even 5 or 6 times, has no effect. I still have the Process Explorer dump file ready to upload to a file sharing site of your choosing.

As for on your end for potential remedies, since we're dealing with managed code, perhaps you may wanna uninstall & reinstall whatever version(s) of .NET Framework you have installed on the This cleared the error reporting service timeouts, but did not resolve the freezes. matt_aj, Apr 23, 2007 #2 Classics Thread Starter Joined: Apr 22, 2007 Messages: 155 My system is running off of a SATA hard drive I have a second 300 GB hard http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-9-freezes.html Stay logged in Sign up now!

After rebooting, I got this informative message from "Whocrashed": Quote: On Tue 7/26/2011 17:05:21 GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\072611-140953-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: kbdhid.sys I tried running Media Center in safe mode, but not sure what to do with it. No problems indicated in the device manager..

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It might also not work when you try to access offline files from Windows Media Center. I let it go for over an hour while I continued to use my computer, and then for a while longer after that, but it never recovered and I only got Soon all files were hidden and only option on screen was "XP Repair" pop up. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-center-vhs-to-dvd.html I didn't.

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. The wait for the report generation tool to finish has timed out. sometimes the issues begin within a few minutes of the start of the show, or the show plays fine up until the last few minutes of a 2 hour show.