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November 15, 2010 10:24:05 PM

I've got problems with Windows 7... It randomly changes to basic colour scheme, and the wireless card is unable to detect any signal from the router. Possible related problems may be that flash keeps crashing on Chrome, which I'm not too bothered about.

Last time it happened I opened task manager, didn't see anything so closed it. However, my PC refused to respond after this - ctrl+alt+del wouldn't work, nor would trying to open the start bar menu. Programs running at the time included Norton AV, ATI CCC, Chrome, GOM player, Boinc manager and steam. After a few seconds a small red patch appeared to the left of my screen.

Going into event viewer shows the following:

Faulting application name: svchost.exe_SysMain, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bc3c1
Faulting module name: sysmain.dll, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5be07e
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000004c63
Faulting process id: 0x3f4
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb84eec83f1865
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
Faulting module path: c:\windows\system32\sysmain.dll
Report Id: 18cce403-f113-11df-8fa4-90e6ba1df3f3


This is followed by about ten driver failures. Any ideas?

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a b $ Windows 7
November 16, 2010 5:30:30 AM

First and foremost: Legal copy of Windows? If so, it sounds to me like you have serious driver issues. Display and wireless drivers are very common culprits where crashes are concerned. Make sure all your drivers are up to date.
November 16, 2010 6:25:32 AM

Yup, legal copy of Windows. Thanks for your help, I'll see if it works.
a b $ Windows 7
November 16, 2010 7:18:41 AM

check your temp maybe too hot, go bios Smart Fan must Disabled
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