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Mac SSD freezing & I/O error

6 months ago I've added a SSD (Samsung 840 Pro 512GB) on the back of the superdrive and enabled TRIM. It's still as fast as it was when I bought it. Since some days my mac randomly freezes twice a ...
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Computer Lock ups After new Mobo and HDD

I installed a new mobo and HDD last night. Before I did it I went into system32 and did this driver reset thing which I think generalized all drivers or something, can't remember exactly. Replaced the ...
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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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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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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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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 the first 2 months of use. The problem started to occur ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...