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Windows 7: Programs Not opening in Windows 7

07 Jun 2011   #1

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Programs Not opening in Windows 7

Hello all, this is my first time here, I have become recently frustrated with my programs not opening up on windows 7. the programs that won't open are all internet browsers, norton, any games (except for ones like solitaire) and it's been lagging quite a bit lately.

I searched a little through the forums and have done this...

1) Start -> Control Panel -> System & Security -> Administrative Tools -> View Event Logs

2) Click Windows Logs -> System ->

and when i click "Level," I get three red "X"s that say critical and the source is "Kernel-Power" and a whole lot of things that have red "!"s.

From this point i don;t know what to do. Take it in somewhere to get repaired??? any advice is so much helpful. Thanks in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

08 Jun 2011   #2


any repair shop will be able to sort that for you but as we here like to reduce your costs.

kernal power failure could be a result of many things.

some solved it by updating a faulty driver so start there, visit your manufacters website and update all device drivers.
do full clean shutdowns and startups don't go into sleep mode or hibernate which could be what is causing it.
it could be hardware, the problem is it seems to be quite a bugger to narrow down.

a link to a discussion already on this for you to read through perhaps you will see something familiar to move forward from and narrow down the search for a culprit.
Iam having Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power crashes
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