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Random hard freezes started happening after installing a new graphics card?

Recently I replaced my old nVidia GTX 480 with a new Asus AMD R9 290. Since then, my computer has been randomly locking up (as in, the mouse stops moving and network services stop responding to ...
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46 views

Adobe reader 11.0.07 freezes for 8 sec after opening a PDF file

Whenever I open adobe reader by opening a pdf file on my system (windows 7 x64), if the internet connexion is not available (no connexion at all, or even wrong internet settings, like a proxy that is ...
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26 views

Strange partial freezes?

Perhaps I should break this into three separate issues. These issues came with my freshly-bought Windows 7 installation (although I may or may not have customized some services perhaps before the ...
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27 views

Windows 7 installation freezes at “starting windows” After a recently failed Windows 7 installation during disk operations stage [closed]

I was trying to install Windows 7 on my dell inspiron n5110. Everything was going fine until i reached the stage where i had to manage my partitions within the setup. I just clicked to delete my C: ...
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22 views

Windows will not open processes

I recently I come upon an unexplainable issue concerning my Windows 7 partition. When I woke up Thursday morning and logged into Windows, I discovered that it was acting really slow. It didn't take ...
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2answers
62 views

PC keeps crashing/freezing

Basically my PC started doing this a while back. Broke it down into parts to easily refer to. Part 1. Usually around the log on screen, the PC would freeze completely. So I would restart, sometimes ...
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1answer
55 views

Windows 7 stuck on shutting down

I have a toshiba laptop with windows 7 home edition. Over the past 2 or 3 weeks, the process of windows shutting down has become slower and slower. A couple of days ago, it stopped altogether. ...
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38 views

Certain games cause screen to freeze and go black for a second

On occasions when playing certain video games (through steam) the screen will freeze briefly, turn black and then recover and resume gameplay as normal, not even 2 minutes into gameplay. I run ...
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1answer
41 views

My PC freezes during network related stuff [closed]

My PC freezes in certain occasions which almost always have something to do with network. For example when connecting to a VPN or DSL or when Kerio client connects to server. Whats wrong? PC specs: ...
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29 views

DIagnosing another Windows 7 Lockup

I'm running Windows 7 on a fairly modern machine (8GB ram, AMD FX-6100, GTX 560ti) and I notice that periodically Windows seems to just hang for a little while. This occurs frequently after a cold ...
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1answer
229 views

Sleep Freezes Laptop

My laptop freezes when it automatically goes to sleep (or hibernate) due to Control Panel's Power Options settings. I can not get the laptop to wakeup by pressing any keys including Control + Alt + ...
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117 views

Chrome occasionally causes whole computer to temporarily freeze

Sometimes when opening a tab with chrome, my computer will freeze momentarily. The audio of the music I'm playing will skip and the mouse stays where it was until it unfreezes. It only lasts under a ...
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41 views

Computer Freezes but no Idea why

I have a 2 year old desktop, with x86 32-bit processor, and came originally installed with Windows 7. I since installed Ubuntu 12.4 and now run both dual booted. Running in either OS, my screen ...
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3answers
18 views

laptop freezing and rebooting unexpectedly

I'm using hp pavilion g 7 notebook PC.product number: (D 0 M 2 5 U A#BA) it freezes when am playing anything with sound like movie or music.sometimes it freezes when there's no sound playing too.i ...
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2answers
111 views

Process Explorer Freezes System

I am running Process Explorer version 16.02 on Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1 logged into a domain. The laptop is a Dell Latitude E6430 and is docked. Process Explorer runs as an administrator and ...
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566 views

My PC is slow after moving Windows 7 profile to SD card [closed]

So I just moved my entire User profile to an 8gd SD card to avoid unnecessary hits on my HDD (my previous HDD died out of spindle failure , so this was a safe than a sorry step) Now , entire Cache, ...
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21 views

Microsoft Excel and Omnis hang sometimes when connected to domain

This is a very bizarre problem a customer is having. When his laptop (Windows 7 Pro) is connected to the domain, the chance exists that Microsoft Excel, Omnis, and maybe some other applications will ...
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36 views

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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183 views

Thunderbird keeps freezing

Every time I do something in Thunderbird it freezes and says "Not Responding" from anywhere between 10 seconds to a full minute. When I say something I mean: moving a message, opening a message, ...
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1answer
60 views

How to intentionally freeze my screen?

I'm looking for a workaround to stop elements from blinking in an in-browser presentation that I have to watch. I can't just disable scripts without breaking the whole thing. I've given those ...
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1answer
64 views

Fresh install of Windows will not reboot, it freezes instead. Suspending will trash the install

I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise (no sp, v6.1.7600) to an Acer Aspire 5560. This problem is 100% reproducible on all 7 of the Acer 5560's I've tried it on. The installer froze instead of ...
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1answer
87 views

Windows 7 freezes while watching videos with uTorrent opened

I having a problem with my new computer. And I think it's related with my graphic card. I have a Nvidia MSI 770 OC TF, with MSI motherboard. It works fine, and run games like Assassin's Creed 4 to ...
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2answers
110 views

Frequent BSOD on Windows 7 machine. Error attached

This randomly happens everyday. Sometimes while browsing the web. Sometimes in excel. Sometimes in sublime. Sometimes in my CMD prompt. Here's what happens in order: Screen/cursor will freeze. If ...
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52 views

VMware Work station is very slow and it cause Windows to freeze

I am using VMware Work Station V9 to run Ubuntu (The latest version) and it is very very slow. I have given it 20 GB Disk Space / 4 GB RAM / but it still runs very slow. My current machine has 16 GB ...
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63 views

Multiple left mouse click causes Windows 7 OS to hang

I've this strange problem for sometime on my Fujitsu Windows 7 laptop 64 bit. If I left double click my USB mouse too many times or too rapidly (I'm not sure which), my OS will hang completely, the ...
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55 views

My windows 7 keeps randomly freezing when I'm doing a variety of activitiess

The screen stays the same but goes unresponsive, and I get a loud ringing robotic sound through my headset. Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power Date: ...
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2answers
253 views

Windows 7 “Setup is starting” freezes

I have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC ,it came with 2 drives, C & Recovery. I re-partitioned the hard using a windows 7 bootable dvd, I deleted the 2 drives, and then created a C and another one, ...
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149 views

Modify Windows 7 for unsupported motherboard BIOS

I have a board that supports only XP and Server 2003. It has been EOLed, so the manufacturer has not, and will not, update the BIOS for Vista and above. W7 has the Serverworks HT1000 chipset driver ...
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79 views

Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
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1answer
121 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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16 views

DELL running Windows 7 loads to desktop and then

My moms Dell computer loads up to the desktop and then freezes as if it doesn't have enough RAM to process any commands. it doesn't blue screen at all and I don't see any memory leakage going on but ...
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1answer
188 views

Windows 7 PC freezes randomly (games, Internet, Skype)

I bought a custom PC recently and I'm facing this problem since then. The RAM which they provided gave BSODs. I replaced it with a new RAM module. The weird thing is that now there are no more BSODs ...
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1answer
113 views

Windows 7 video freezes, Chrome reading data from disk at four byte chunks

When I watch videos with my Chrome browser (on Windows 7 Acer laptop), sometimes the video playback freezes and audio goes into "super slow motion" stuttering/buzzing mode and then go silent. This can ...
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2answers
35 views

How to log events in freeze time?

My computer freeze randomly on win7-32bit and I'm sure about this is a hardware issue. I can't find any solve for this problem. So I decided to find problem by myself. Now I'm trying to find something ...
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33 views

Everything freezes midway Installing MT4 on Win7 (32 bit) OS?

Downloaded latest file from MetaTrader4 site (set-up file) & with all apps closed activated the set-up file. Get through about 2 of the 6 processes shown to be completed and whole system freezes? ...
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2answers
877 views

Windows 7 freezes with high disk activity

I have a Windows 7 computer that I use almost exclusively for streaming video (Hulu in Internet Explorer, or recorded or live broadcast TV with Windows Media Center). Often the computer freezes for a ...
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1answer
101 views

Windows 8.1 Dual GPU freezing

I'm almost killing myself here trying to make this computer work with two GPUs. It works fine using one GPU; all drivers are up to date. After inserting the second GPU, about two minutes after ...
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70 views

Fresh Windows 7/8 installs Freeze, Ubuntu 13.10 works fine

I ran into a problem last week and my computer (Asus G73Jh A-1 ) ended up in a Startup Repair Infinite Loop. Unsure of the cause, I decided to troubleshoot with Ubuntu Live disk. Thankfully, I was ...
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Why does the mouse still work when the system hangs?

This is not a problem exactly, but interesting. When windows pc hangs for any reason e.g. WinExplorer crash, internal crash or HDD fault, most of the time everything stopped working except mouse. we ...
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225 views

fresh install of windows 7 sp1, original dvd, hang on starting windows, before logo animation

new build; asus z87-a intel i5-4670K intel ssd 180g 530 western digital black 2t LG CH12NS3012X BD-ROM msi geforce 760 antec high current gamer 750W Kingston KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX 8GB Kit Noctua NH-D14 ...
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3answers
85 views

computer freezing randomly [closed]

Hi I have a computer under windows 7 32 bit and I randomly encounter freezing : the pointer does not move anymore, nothing happens and the light indicating that the RAM is being used is off. I have ...
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83 views

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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539 views

How can I find out why Chrome is freezing my computer?

My system keeps hanging. The image shown below shows Chrome process 5660 as active while my disk utilization is peaked. During this time my computer seems to freeze. I can't open a new tab, can't use ...
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1answer
237 views

Computer freezes on cold boot

I have a problem which started about 3 weeks ago. Each time I boot my computer for the first time of the day, it will freeze around 1 hour after the boot. It happens independently of the OS in use ...
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1answer
183 views

cygwin sshd.exe & service randomly hang after a few days

I have cygwin and sshd installed, latest versions as of last month, on a Win7 Pro 64-bit box. I can ssh in from a Linux box no trouble. (It's identical to a setup I have on a Windows 2003 Server box ...
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20 views

Along the same lines

I'm running Windows 7 and I'm having the same issues (freezing up after sleep mode). However, it doesn't freeze up immediately sometimes, and the display on my screen has lines through it, and I found ...
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44 views

Win 7 freezes randomly

like the headline says i´ve got the issue with my win 7 64 bit pc that it freezes suddenly Furthermore I´ve got some more i dont know if this bugs relate to each other: Sometimes my mouse bugs and ...
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319 views

Computer freezes regulary and the “hardware disconnect” sound is played

I have a very annoying issue. A couple of weeks now I am experiencing freezes which are directly followed (or vice versa) by a hardware disconnect sound that occurs when unplugging a usb drive or any ...
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256 views

GPU fan stops working under heavy load

I have been experiencing hardware problems for a little while now and would like to know what the problem is exactly. What usually happen is while playing a game, my computer will freezes and I'll ...
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97 views

Windows 7 Splash Screen Delay

Recently, there is a quite noticeable delay on the splash screen (the animation where 4 pieces of color dots combine together into a Windows logo) during startup. Normally it only takes ~5 secs before ...