Questions tagged [freeze]

A general term used when a computer or device becomes unresponsive to any kind of user input. May be caused by hardware or software reasons.

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Why does this combination of tail and grep freeze my ssh session after a while?

sudo tail -f -n0 /var/log/nginx/access.log | grep -Ev '1.2.3.4' I have an nginx.log that I need to monitor for all lines except those with my own IP (1.2.3.4). The web server doesn't see much ...
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ADB-like thing for Windows 10?

My actual aim is to find out what causes freezes occurring on a HP ProBook 450 G3 about once in a week (no reaction to any keystrokes except power button; however there is obvious activity, and the ...
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(Bumblebee) Any GPU related commands totally freeze system when gpu is powered off via bbswitch

I own an Asus Rog Strix Scar III - model G531GV which runs a side by side installation of Parrot OS together with the already installed Windows 10 OS. After a lot of struggle and numerous hard resets,...
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Identify faulty PC part when no logs/dumps are produced

My best friend's PC completely freezes under any GPU extensive load. No blue screens shown, no logs/dumps are produced. Only reset helps. Running on the integrated GPU, the freezes don't happen. I ...
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windows 7 desktop freezes / hangs for about 90 seconds ~5-10 times per day, no hardware sensor logs

My windows 7 desktop started freezing occasionally. The "freeze" proceeds like this... Application stops responding to clicks, but screen is still updating and media is still playing Screen & ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B Frozen on Kali Login Page

I have been trying to get my Rasberry Pi to startup with Kali, but It freezes at the login screen. It recognizes the keyboard and mouse, but when it starts up, I have no response whatsoever. I have ...
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Tails on live USB flash drive freezes

I'm testing Tails 4.6 on a Terra USThree 32 GB USB 3.0 flash drive. The host system is an IBM ThinkPad R60 with 3 GB RAM. When loading multiple script-heavy websites on the bundled Tor browser or ...
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PC randomly freezing then going black before rebooting

I got my prebuilt pc (after having carefully chosen the specs) around June last year and a few weeks in I started getting random black screens with audio etc still playing in the background. I talked ...
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Switch to any “Not responding” window

Sometimes apps do heavy and long tasks: calculations, updates, etc. This is not about some specific app: most of apps have such conditions, depends of app code, hardware performance and moon phase. At ...
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RHEL boot screen hang issue

My RHEL server got hung up after a reboot and is showing the following screen for quite some time now. I don't remember purposefully updating any libraries. Also, when I try to interrupt the booting ...
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RedHat server freezes

I have a RedHat server that ever so often just freezes. At that stage, no new lines are added to the Syslog, and the only remedy is a power rest. sar doesn't give any leads. Which, would you ...
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Why does my PC micro-freeze every second?

For around a year, my computer randomly has micro-freezes that last for ~100ms every second, mainly when I play Minecraft using Google Chrome or Android Studio. During the micro-freeze, there is an ...
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Eclipse is randomly lagging whole Fedora 30 system

I am having problems with my Eclipse 2020-03(with the previous version was the same), that I'm running on fedora 30. At some random points, it seems like the whole system is overloaded. It results in ...
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Pink and green horizontal lines on the top of the screen

Three days ago suddenly my laptop screen started freezing up.It freezes intermittently say for 5 seconds and then is okay on its own.Then within a minute this repeats.Simultaneously I have pink and ...
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Browsers freeze on Windows but not on Linux

For years, I have had a problem on Windows that browsers randomly freeze for a few seconds and then free up by themselves. When this happens, the whole system freezes and does not accept user input. ...
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Windows 10 PC freezes during some games, hard drive light stays on

I've recently upgraded most of the components in my PC, I changed motherboard, RAM and CPU: Ryzen 3600 MSI B450 Tomahawk Max 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000MHz I'm still running the system on ...
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Explorer “Not Responding” After Creating New Folder in Windows 10?

When I create a new folder in Windows 10, sometimes Explorer will hang for 10-30 seconds with a message "Not Responding". The upper right corner of all Explorer windows will turn red during this time. ...
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Why would my computer freeze every time when using Memtest86+ 5.01

I have an "old" computer: Lenovo ThinkPad T61: Intel Core Duo processor T7100(1.8GHz), T7300(2GHz) 8GB RAM BIOS Version: 7LETC9WW (2.29 ) Xubuntu 20.04 I've been having some system freezes lately ...
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Fedora 30 freezed

I'm running 32 bit Fedora 30 on a ASUS laptop, with xfce4, systemd, etc. Sometimes, the system freezes, the mouse has no more influence. I cannot switch to a console using Crtl-Alt-F#. I'm not sure if ...
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Using WinDbg to “break into” a badly hung kernel crash and see what's gone on?

I am testing the limits of overclocking on my PC, using classic stress tests such as Prime95 with WinDbg to identify when processes fail, the core they were running on (which is pushed too hard and ...
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Freezing Ubuntu with threadripper 3990x

I am having issues with Ubuntu 19. The whole computer is freezing often. The timing of freezing is happening with or without CPU load. I am using the Threadripper 3990x. So basically I just wanna ...
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Windows Explorer freezes when I try to right-click, rename or move files in a mounted cloud drive (via rclone mount)

I have already asked this question in the rclone forum, but unfortunately we weren't able to find a solution. Most people there seem to be Linux users, so I thought that I might have better luck here, ...
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Troubleshooting a freezing PC? [duplicate]

I've read tons of threads like this one, but I haven't come to a solution yet. I have a PC that I bought back in 2012, which has been having issues over the last few years. Lately I've just resorted ...
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VNC server display freezed and doesn't refresh even after reconnecting

I did something weird so I can't find any thread that answered this. I used to connect to my PC (remote) from my Laptop by VNC. Today I was trying to set up Teamviewer. After I connected with ...
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Operating system bootup screen freeze, IT guy says it is the CPU

I spilled some water on my hp elitebook 8460p. after I left the laptop for couple of hours the laptop used to only show keyboard lights when power on then after using reset keyboard shortcut it booted ...
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Stop Windows 7 from creating .mdmp files in local folders

I'm still using Windows 7 and about a month ago I made a reinstall. Since then, some programs (mainly games from Steam) start creating many .mdmp files in the folder where the executable resides. ...
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PC Screen Freeze + Sound loop

Hi like i mentioned in the title i have a serious problem with something i still couldn't figure out. Since several months i have screen freezes and in the act of freezing the screen the sound that ...
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Save As/Open File Dialogs are Freezing/Using ~20% CPU

This question has been asked a few times on SU, but no one ever seems to give all the information, so here we go; Occasionally, when using "Open a File" or "Save File" dialogs in any program on my PC,...
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Windows 10 freeze on wakeup if any app is open

I have this persistent and annoying issue with my Asus laptop: Intel I7 7000 2.8 GHz 16 Gb RAM Windows 10 Pro (updated) Every time the laptop goes to sleep and an application is open, on wakeup it ...
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Computer randomly freezes one app at a time

The problem My PC (Windows 10) randomly freezes a few times a day, first the app which is focused at the moment, then anything I try to interact with, from other apps to the Start Menu. During those ...
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PC is freezing unexpectedly Windows 7

When I launch my pc it suddenly freezes by appearing small random colored pixels
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Davinci Resolve hangs at “Loading Fairlight page”

DaVinci Resolve 16.2 won't start. It hangs at the splash screen showing "Loading Firlight page", although I haven't even installed any of the Fairlight options during Setup. I already have watched a ...
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Windows 10 WebDav issue freezes/crashes/stalls with files over 50 MB

Recently, my company bought a Synology DS1019+ NAS and I've moved my colleagues to it so they can work from home. I used WebDAV to map the shared folder (\naspath@SSL@5006\folder). I can upload files ...
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How to force dump on crash-restart?

My application crashes and force-restarts the computer, but no crash dump files are generated with several configurations; how can I get the system to generate a crash file in this case (or anything ...
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PC randomly freezes under light load

I recently got a new pc with the following parts (https://pcpartpicker.com/list/XvKkb8) and I randomly endure crashes. Basically, my PC would randomly cut all audio in my headphones, the monitor ...
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Why do my laptop freeze on boot before post screen, only logo screen appears?

Yesterday i was working on my laptop, and suddenly blue screen happened. I waited, until it restarted, but when it tried to boot again it gets frozen as soon as the Lenovo screen appears. I have ...
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Windows freezes for good. Need help diagnosing

My PC sometimes randomly freezes (for good. restart always needed to use pc again). I don't know how to diagnose the problem. The screen freezes and then you can't do anything. Sometimes it freezes ...
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Windows Remote Desktop sometimes stops transmitting screen updates [duplicate]

I recently started working from home full-time (as everyone else here, thanks to Covid-19), and I noticed the following strange behavior when remote-controlling my work PC via RDP: Sometimes, the RDP ...
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Computer freezes often (and always under certain circumstances)

I have experienced a lot of issues with freezing in my computer. At first, I had to disable Superfetch and Windows Update because these services would cause - and still cause - this shortly after ...
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Fresh install of windows 7 “frozen” logo at “starting windows”

I have been trying to install and boot a windows 7 on my laptop which has UEFI. When I boot, the "starting windows" animation plays for a short while (like only small colorful dots are just present" ...
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PC freezes randomly but streaming audio works

It happens on my both operating systems (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04) and also did happen on another linux distributions so its probably hardware issue. Mostly it happens when I switch between apps/...
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Windows blank screen at startup; bios freeze; restart at shutdown

I have some issues with my computer: I start the computer but nothing shows up on screen the computer freeze on the bios screen I go throught the bios screen but then I have a blank screen when I ...
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Can't install any operating system anymore (neither Win nor any Linux from live system)

I'm encountering severe issues trying to reset my system to a working condition and I ran out of options what else to do. I'll try to describe my problem as short but precise as possible. Intro ...
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Hard drive freezes all applications that access it

I have a 2 month old WD Passport 4TB. On it is a NTFS partition or at least was. Since yesterday I’m unable to do anything with the hard drive. I was copying many files via rsync on it and suddenly it ...
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CTRL SHIFT Z Windows freezes

I rename a folder on the desktop: write some letters, press ctrl + z. Undo works: all written leters are gone. Then I press ctrl + shift + z to Redo and desktop fezes. Then I press ctrl + alt + del ...
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MacOS X - Terminal command to stop a network process

MacOS X 10.13 hangs on unsuccessful server access - how can I interrupt the bad process without killall Finder? When this happens, I can see in Activity Monitor that Finder is not responding; but is ...
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Terminal autocompletion freezes the UI on a fresh Ubuntu

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a pretty powerful desktop. When I open the terminal and type ls /<TAB><TAB> The cursor stops blinking and the whole UI is frozen. Only the mouse can ...
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hard drive storage clicking

I just bought dell G5 3 weeks ago and since i started using it, i noticed that the hard drive makes some noise, clicking noise, ever 10/15 sec. I ran some diagnostics and its all okay. I also done ...
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Computer regularly locking up after startup

Saturday night, my PC started locking up. One second I was playing a game, the next, the cursor is frozen and it's not responding to any input. It's continuing to happen. I can't use my PC for more ...
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Mouse cursor freezes/disappears (Windows 10)

I recently faced the problem of my mouse cursor randomly freezing, and sometimes disappearing. I've been using the same mouse for months before having this issue about 2 weeks ago, after I moved my PC ...

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