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computer encountered an error and shut down

  1. #1

    computer encountered an error and shut down


    the last few days a came upon my computer and it was shut down when i restarted the computer
    it said the computer encountered an error an shut down

    sending info to Microsoft

    1- how can i find out what caused the error
    2- has others had similar this problem

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by njnitehawk View Post
    the last few days a came upon my computer and it was shut down when i restarted the computer
    it said the computer encountered an error an shut down

    sending info to Microsoft

    1- how can i find out what caused the error
    2- has others had similar this problem

    Yes, have had same problem.
    Be doing something & ERROR+Need to shut down.

    Got several large Windows Updates afterwards.

    Lots of bugs in win 8. When they fix them all we'll get windows 9 & start all over...........................
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    thanks big guy

    let me know when things stairghten out

    i am getting worried w/ WIN8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

computer encountered an error and shut down
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