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Laptop CPU Upgrade causes windows to freeze on startup

NEW UPDATE: In the BIOS if I disable the "Multi Core CPU" setting it will boot fine. No problem and when I change it back to enabled and attempt to run windows in safe mode. My Laptop BSOD's for a ...
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Quick, intermittent buzzing sound and freezing

I've recently been having this issue with my desktop PC. When I'm playing games, or watching videos, every now and then I hear a buzzing noise from my headphones and the video/game freezes for a split ...
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281 views

Computer will freeze/ lock up after doing relatively stressful things

I'll first start off by saying that the issue GENERALLY doesn't occur unless I'm doing something remotely stressful for my computer. This issue used to occur whenever it felt it was necessary, however ...
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1answer
498 views

Diagnosing Random Computer Freezes [duplicate]

I bought a desktop computer a few months back. About 3 months ago it started freezing at random intervals, sometimes as much as 2-3 times per day, other times as little as once per week. The specs are ...
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Mouse Hang with voltage fluctuation

I bought a new assembled PC about a month ago, but for the past 7 or 8 days I found my mouse cursor hangs every time there is a voltage fluctuation on my UPS (when sound comes from the ups the mouse ...
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1answer
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Computer hung, when restarted, stated in BIOS that the CPU clock was decreased from usual clock/speed

At random times, while in idle time or gaming, the computer hangs, no mouse cursor movement, no BSOD. I then use the restart button on the computer. When restarted and entering the boot screen, the ...
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Freezing OS - need advice for debugging

My Windows 7 PC recently started to freeze randomly. No hardware or major software changes were made, and no specific circumstances I can locate the freezing depending on. My first suspect is the GPU, ...
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Random Hard freezes with newly-assembled PC

Here's my build I just assembled a new computer and by now it's probably a month or two old. It's mostly pretty great. However, at least once a week, maybe once every two weeks, it'll hard freeze. ...
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Pc keeps shutting down for the first 10-20 minutes

My desktop pc keeps shutting down/freezing/rebooting itself (even in BIOS) in the first 10-20 minutes of activity, after that time it works properly. I looked into the windows event register but ...
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245 views

XP freezes every second

I'm experiencing a problem where XP freezes completely for a fraction of a second, every second. The mouse doesn't update, music stops, video stops - and then suddenly resumes. I can't see anything ...
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1answer
690 views

Sudden and frequent hangs on desktop computer: mobo or CPU fault?

I have a desktop computer equipped with an ASUS Crosshair 2 Formula and a Phenom x6 3.2GHz CPU. My problem is that often the computer will hang all of a sudden, completely stopping responding. When ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 gets stuck with ~1% CPU. Especially with multithreading

Windows 7 32 bit, up to date, Intel i7 860. (For some reason the company runs 32bit Windows everywhere.) I tried to update all motherboard drivers etc. as far as possible. I have a performance issue ...
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649 views

Computer freezes, CPU fails, solution?

Computer freezes, CPU fails, solution? I recently have this problem. My computer HP dc7700 SFF freezes randomly. I keep this computer on all the time for running a teamspeak server (very light use). ...
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1answer
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Computer stopped working when multiple cores enabled

My computer started freezing while booting Windows 7 or linux. I recently discovered that I can boot only when a single core is enabled in the BIOS. I didn't add/remove hardware or update BIOS. No ...
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2answers
594 views

How does a multi core computer freeze (at the hardware level)

I have a 4 core i7 computer that freezes. The display stays, but nothing will ever move again. This question is not about getting help on that particular problem, but a general question about how a ...
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Is the computer freezing due to high temperature?

The problem is that my computer suddenly freezes, the mouse and keyboard halt and nothing works. So I checked the CPU temperature, and I found that under BIOS H/W monitoring CPU Temperature -> ...
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1answer
106 views

Intermittent Processor Lock / System Hang

I have an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server that we use as a web server. It's a standard LAMP stack and our site is set up in Drupal. This seems to work without a problem for weeks on end. Then, out of ...
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1answer
485 views

Intel Pentium D 830. CPU usage 0%

Specifications: Processor: Intel Pentium D 830 (64 bit) OS: Windows XP Media Center Edition 32-bit Graphics: Nvidia 9600GT Ram: 4 Gigabytes Physical, 2 Gigabytes used by windows Problem: After ...
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My Samsung R480 laptop freezes for short and inconsistent periods of time

I have a Samsung R480 laptop running Windows 7. It's great, I love it to death, but every so often it'll start having, for lack of a better term, "hiccups". It would freeze completely, emit a loud ...
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223 views

Periodic Slowdowns During Games

I am having trouble with my laptop. A problem that happens is a slowdown that occurs every 5 minutes or so (problem can be seen during games). The fan will start to speed up and the laptop will slow ...