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Is there a way to log windows 10 to see what goes wrong?

Normally when i have a problem I just try to find an answer for someone else that had the same problem. If I'm desperate I post. Neither worked this time. Is there a log of Windows actions so i can see what my computer is doing wrong?
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  1. The event viewer keeps a log of important ... and nonimportant things happening in the system.

    Search for event viewer in the windows search box.

    What seems to be the problem?
  2. thanks! I built a new computer about 10 days ago. The first 5 days were fine but now it doesnt restart. It shuts down fine but when i click restart the video signal dies and the computer stays on. I have changed all the power options so the computer never enters sleep mode. I'm about to go crawling back to windows 7
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    dan1331 said:
    thanks! I built a new computer about 10 days ago. The first 5 days were fine but now it doesnt restart. It shuts down fine but when i click restart the video signal dies and the computer stays on. I have changed all the power options so the computer never enters sleep mode. I'm about to go crawling back to windows 7


    I doubt it is a Windows 10 issue. Probably a hardware issue.

    The first thing I'd do is run MEMTEST86 for a full pass. www.memtest86.com

    In SLEEP MODE your pagefile is copied to System Memory (i.e. DDR3/4) which is then kept supplied with power. If there is an issue with the memory you may have problems coming out of SLEEP.

    It could be another issue but we should start there.
  4. thanks it was a hardware problem! i never would have guessed that!
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