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Discus and support Windows 10 Randomly Closing Programs in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; I was having an issue where Win 10 would just randomly close anything that was open and take me back to desktop. This would happen with office 2016... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by JonathanPoston, Feb 5, 2020.

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    I was having an issue where Win 10 would just randomly close anything that was open and take me back to desktop. This would happen with office 2016 programs, browsers, other software and games. Every thread relating to this on this forum had the same answers such as run SFC or do a repair to Windows and usual not very helpful answers and they had all been closed so you couldn't post against them. Windows 10 Randomly Closing Programs 7b28f84f-831f-46f9-af4b-25fa8d052e18?upload=true.png


    The issue was that nobody had realistically answered the questions and I was still having this issue right up to the end of July 2019. However, I now seem to have resolved this issue as the random closing of programs seems to have stopped.


    Every thread seemed to have people talking about 'out of memory' warnings popping up but, I wasn't getting those so I largely ignored them but try as I might I couldn't resolve the issue. I tried graphics drivers and all sorts of updates and fixes to no avail. Then I thought about these memory errors and looked into my memory setup on my computer. I always set my virtual memory swap file to custom and because of that I never checked it but, I decided to go and have a look. All I can assume is that some Microsoft update had changed this back to 'Automatically manage paging file for all drives' and it wasn't set to custom any longer. So, I moved the paging file to a second drive and allocated it lots of space 5000 - 30000 and I haven't had one crash since.


    If you are having trouble finding the Paging File setup, then right click 'This PC' and select properties. In the window that appears select 'Advanced System Settings' and in the new window that appears select the 'Advanced' tab. Then under 'Performance' select 'Settings' and in the new window select the 'Advanced' tab again. Under 'Advanced' you will see the 'Virtual Memory' area then select 'Change'. Be careful and if you don't know what you are doing make a note so you can go back to the original settings.

    :)
     
    JonathanPoston, Feb 5, 2020
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    My windows will randomly just close at odd times. Any suggestions?
     
    MelissaPhilbert, Feb 5, 2020
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  3. Why did the startup window get cleared?

    I didn't missed any step, the list was gone and gone , even after using lot of programs the programs were not listed in that list.
     
    smartali89, Feb 5, 2020
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    Windows 10 Randomly Closing Programs

    Windows 10 randomly logs out user, force closes all programs

    I have the following issue since some weeks. Windows 10 randomly logs me out, when I am idling for a few minutes. I just noticed this the other day, wanting to play Blizzards Overwatch with some friends, being in the queue. Waiting for the game to start, and then Windows 10 would log out the user, and I am on the login screen.

    To be clear, the computer doesnt reboot, it doesnt crash. Windows 10 logs the user out. It also doesnt lock the user, it logs it out!

    I have totally no idea, whats going on. I am not finding much information about this issue on the web. I found something about it could be related to:

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com...w7itprogeneral

    But I tried the suggestion, deactivating the "Experience Improvement Program" via gpedit, with no effect.


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    There is not much information in the Windows event logger, just the generic logout event 7002 and 6000 as I see it?

    Is there any way to find out, what gave the command to Windows, to log out? It must be some timer or program giving the command, no?

    It just happened right now, writing this on my laptop again, this time being on the Desktop, not in Overwatch.

    I have no standby activated on the Desktop, no S3, no hibernate.

    Is there a way to log, who gave the command to log out?

    It just happened again, but I dont see any trigger under security events. There are a bunch of login/logoff events, and it just says "user initiated logoff" 4647.
     
    gorgor, Feb 5, 2020
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