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SDD disk active time 100%, transfer rate 0 at Autocad boot up

I've been reading up on the issue on several places online. It seems as if some 8.1 users are experiencing this at random intervals. In my case however, it happens only when, but each time, I'm ...
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Laptop, 1 SSD in main drive, 1 HDD in drive caddy, laptop freezing for several seconds

I have an asus N56V, i have recently added an SSD to speed up the boot time and application launches. I did move my HDD to a Drive caddy and took the dvd out. However recently i have problems with ...
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1answer
66 views

How to create a Win7 read-only boot drive?

Long story short - I have Win7 installed on SSD which is my primary boot disk C: drive. I have another 2TB SATA IDE HDD as the D: drive which stores most of my programs and all my data. So far so ...
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2answers
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Is there any way to check the Disk I/O that happens after startup and the duration for each task?

I am trying to troubleshoot a hard freeze of my computer (Windows 7) after startup. After 3-4 seconds after the user login screen, the OS freezes: Pressing the Windows button at the keyboard doesn't ...
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0answers
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Random screen freeze and mouse cursor distortion

I have been experiencing random freezes on my computer. I have recently bought a new SSD Samsung 840 pro, but I wasn't having any issues for 2 months of using and gaming. The problem started to occur ...
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1answer
123 views

Many programs do not respond for a while after memory and SSD upgrade

A few months ago I installed an SSD and memory on my notebook. I also started using Windows 8 and started having many programs going into 'Not Responding' state for a while (sometimes up to a minute) ...
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1answer
168 views

Even after reinstalling windows, why does explorer.exe like to hang?

I have an LT4009u. Which any sane person would regret buying, but damn it I'll make it work. Anyways, I upgraded it by buying a 4 GB chip of RAM (up from its original 1 GB), and I put a (rather ...
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41 views

2010 Mac Pro beachballing/freezing

My machine is a 2010 Mac Pro 2 x 2.66 6-core intel xeon with 32 GBs of ram running Mac OS X 10.8.3. Just the other day it started to beach ball after about an hour of use. It doesn't make any ...
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140 views

Regularly re-appearing Intermittent 2s freezes (Intel i5, NVidia GF 670, Vertex4 SSD, Win8-64)

My system is as follows: CPU: Intel i5 GPU: NVidia GeForce GTX 670 SSD: OCZ Vertex 4 From time to time, usually after prolonged use, my computer starts freezing. It does not crash, nor freeze ...
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0answers
114 views

ThinkPad T430s SSD freezing after started

My ThinkPad T430s notebook with Windows 8 64 bit always freezes after start. It takes about 30s to 1 min until it freezes. If I disable the mini SSD(15G) in my notebook, it will work well. But every ...
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1answer
426 views

SSD shuts off after minutes of use, only hard reboot detects it again [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 8 Killed my SSDs I've been using a SSD (M4 Crucial) for quite a while now as my main partition using Windows 7. Set to AHCI and making sure TRIM etc is enabled ...
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286 views

Windows 7 x64 refuses to boot due to an SSD-related issue

This is my setup: Motherboard: ASUS P5KC Hard drive: Intel SSD 330 series connected via IDE OS: Windows 7 x64 The thing is that after having installed the SSD, on each and every a cold boot, ...
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0answers
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Clarification On Write-Caching Policy, Its Underlying Options And How It Applies To Hard Drives And Solid-State Drives

In last week after doing more research on subject matter, I have been wondering about what I have been neglecting all those years to understand write-caching policy, always leaving it on default ...
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2answers
4k views

Solid State Drive Occasionally Freezes For A Minute While OS Is “Beach Balling”

Almost a month ago I bought Intel 330 128GB solid state drive, migrated my data with Intel branded limited-feature Acronis from old HDD to new SSD, optimized with Intel Toolbox and started using it. ...
3
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1answer
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System randomly freezes yet mouse still moves, SSD out of reallocatable sectors, should I replace it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it really possible to repair bad sectors? This problem has lasted for the past 48 hours. The first time it happened, a program I was running stopped responding, so I ...
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443 views

Windows 7 computer hangs for minutes at a time, brand new SSD

As a solution to a previous issue I had (Windows 7 computer hangs for a few seconds very frequently; disk I/O light stays on turing freezes), I replaced my presumed failing HDD with a brand new SSD (a ...
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1answer
4k views

Computer freezes +/- 30 seconds, suspicion on SSD

My computer freezes for about 30 seconds, this happens occasionally. When it happens I can still move the mouse, sometimes even alternate between tabs in google chrome. If I try to open windows ...
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0answers
589 views

New SSD freezing on older motherboard (intel G31)

I have an ECS G31T-M motherboard running a Core2 Quad processor, 4gb RAM, Windows 7 32bit, Geforce 9600GT. Bought a Sandisk Extreme III 120GB (SDSSDX-120G-G25) and installed today. I'm outputting ...
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2answers
2k views

SSD and Netbook - freezing during I/O

I have a netbook (Dell Inspiron mini 10) that I recently upgraded to an SSD (Plextor PX-256M3). The netbook has 1 GB of RAM (non-upgradable), and just the simple "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE ...
2
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3answers
925 views

Asus Formula I AHCI / Crucial CT256M4SD1 SSD boot issue

I have an Asus Formula I, the BIOS version is the latest 1402. I have 2 CD-Drive and 2 Regular Drives attached to the SATA ports. Now I've bought the Crucial CT256M4SD1 and want to use it as boot ...
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3answers
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Using an SSD with no AHCI [ICH7 base] - Windows 7 hangs frequently

I have a Shuttle Intel G31 + ICH7 (base -- not M/R etc) system. I just bought an OCZ Vertex 3 120gb [VTX3-25SAT3-120G] which includes the Sandforce 2218 firmware. The ICH7 does not support AHCI. I ...
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4answers
301 views

Brand new computer froze twice

I just built a new desktop — here are the components: Asus p8z68-v pro gen3 Intel i7 2600k 120 GB OCZ Agility 3 16 GB RAM Blue Corsair DDR3 Asus GTX 570 H80 Corsair liquid cooling xfx PRO750W 80Plus ...
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1answer
602 views

SSD causes my Windows 7 installation to freeze

I have an ADATA S510 60GB SATA3 (AHCI mode) SSD, and an Asus M4A785TD-V EVO motherboard. Quite often my computer freezes for about 30 seconds, and afterward returns to its normal state. I'm more than ...
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1answer
520 views

Possible HDD error. Explorer seem to pause/stop/lock and dir using cmd seem to pause/stop/lock cmd

Reference: When I use the words pause, lock or stop I refer to a stage where a process seems to be in a never-ending-loop with no timeout. I have built a brand new pc, except for the hard drives. The ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 freezes with SSD

I have a new SSD (Kingston Hyper 120GB), with a fresh installation of Windows 7 (and several HDDs). For no apparent reason, my computer freezes. I cannot move the mouse, the sound glitches, but after ...
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5answers
6k views

Macbook is freezing ever since install of OCZ Agility 3 SSD, any suggestions?

I recently replaced my internal macbook (model: 2007 black) HDD with a OCZ Agility 3, and the laptop has been blazing, just brought back to life :). However, I noticed that the startup is not as ...
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1answer
603 views

Linux (All distributions) completely freeze [closed]

My system completely freeze after a random time. I don't know when this happens but on average every hours. The mouse doesn't move at all. Strangely the "restart" button on my computer doesn't work ...
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1answer
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Vertex 3 with Asus P8P67 Pro (B3) locks up

And by 'locks up' I mean completely locks up. Even the numlock light won't toggle. This happens at completely random times. I have updated the BIOS of the MoBo and the firmware of the SSD numerous ...
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1answer
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SSD seems to stop working 5 minutes after booting

I have a HTPC that I built 6 weeks ago. It had a faulty motherboard that was DOA which I swapped out but since then it has worked fine. That is until recently. Now when I boot up the computer (from a ...
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3answers
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New SSD: OS and VMware Workstation crash (stability SSD / Asus M4A78 Pro)

A machine is running Windows 7 x64 with several other systems running on VMware Workstation. I built the machine myself, using only quality parts and ran memtest86+ several times without error. ...
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5answers
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Why does my Windows 7 PC / SSD drive keep freezing?

I have a ~1 yr old PC with a primary SSD hard drive. I notice quite often that the PC will freeze for 30secs to several minutes, displaying the "Spinning blue wheel" mouse icon during this period. ...
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3answers
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How to stop Firefox on an SSD from freezing when using the search box or submitting a form?

Firefox usually freezes for about a second whenever I search for something from the toolbar search box, when submitting a form, or when clearing the search box history. I suspect it has something to ...