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Post issue after bios update, forced restart helps

Having booting issue after a Bios update. I can access Bios, Windows 10, Linux Manjaro but it requires forced restarts. The problem is black screen just before Bios prompt, everything has power but ...
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Mouse and keyboard "freeze" for no reason

I have a weird bug on window. Randomly wired my mouse and keyboard stop responding and after 1-2 sec it works again. It happen every 5-10 min or so it is very random. What is weird is that if while my ...
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Kubuntu slows down over time until it becomes unresponsive since update on 23.04

I am running Kubuntu 23.04 and have recently updated from 22.10. Ever since I am experiencing an issue that happens regularily although I cannot make out a clear pattern like after what time or if a ...
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Ubuntu 22.10 - Google-Chrome-Stable not loading any page (Page Unresponsive)

Since last week, Google chrome stopped working on my Ubuntu 22.10 Laptop. When starting Chrome, I get a white page loading and 30 seconds later a popup saying page Unresponsive. Same issue with other ...
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Computers in office freezing without eventlogs

We’ve got an office building and most users got laptops. However, some developers got pcs, and this is where the issue happens. A random number of pcs tends to freeze randomly and there’s not yet any ...
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Display screen on Lenovo Yoga 510 laptop randomly powers off

Helping a friend. The laptop screen on Lenovo Yoga 510 goes blank randomly. The light by the power socket and the light by the power switch remain lit. Battery at about 80% charge. The machine does ...
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Win 10 laptop momentarily freezes, fans stop, and then resumes normally

I have a Dell Alienware 17 Laptop and it operates well, exept I've noticed over the last several days it will momentarily (about for about 1 second) randomly freeze and then resume total normal ...
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Explorer is slow to open new window on Windows 10: what could the issue be?

I have an MSI laptop with a freshly installed Windows 10. Explorer takes about 5 seconds to open a new window. What could the issue be? Demo: https://youtu.be/o05SOF1k_8o
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HDD hangs all programs that try to access it

I have a SATA HDD which freezes every process that tries to access the drive (fdisk, disks, gparted, parted, fsck, e2fsck, everything) except lsblk which shows that the device is present: NAME ...
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Diagnosing an unresponsive/suspending computer

My work computer has recently started freezing up. I'll leave it running and at some point I cannot SSH to it any more and when I check on it in person, it looks much like it went to sleep (the ...
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How to diagnose Windows 10 latency despite hardware capacity

How can I hunt down a bottleneck in Windows 10 when no hardware resources are overtaxed? I have a Windows 10 Pro workstation with pretty extreme hardware (24 physical cores, half terabyte of RAM), yet ...
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How to end unresponsive processes that can't be taskkilled in Windows?

How do I kill an unresponsive process or task in Windows when it becomes completely unresponsive (window becomes a ligt grey, cursor a rotating blue ring)? Clicking [X] or trying to end process in ...
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Greenshot unresponsive

Starting around this day today I notice Greenshot screenshots getting unresponsive. It was working very well for many months. I don't think it has updated for all these time. I am using the latest ...
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Windows 10 so slow after August 2020 update. It's ridiculous

I tried to revert back to the 21st of August, but Windows gets stuck in an endless loop after boot. So the revert back never happens. Before this major update my laptop computer was smooth and fine, ...
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How to fix CPU problems in Windows EventLog service?

The EventLog service in my machine (running under svchost.exe) is using a lot of CPU. I assume it's because some application, driver or component is generating too many logs. How can I spot this ...
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Groove music "spins" for minutes without starting to play after doubleclicking on next audio file

I download lots of MP3 podcasts to listen to later with the built-in Windows 10 audio player, Groove Music. Sometimes, not all the time, but not rarely either, a podcast ends and I doubleclick on ...
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Why would my Windows 10 stop registering keypresses on the numbers row?

In the past few months, my laptop has started randomly not accepting any keypresses on the numbers row every few days or so. Everything would work as usual and then, all of a sudden, I won't be able ...
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NUC won't wake from sleep. 2 solid white lights, fan runs fast for a few secs, then nothing

Intel Hades Canyon NUC 8i7HNK 8705G It went to sleep for a few hours, and when I tried to wake it, it was unresponsive; no lights, nothing at all. I tried holding the power button etc, no dice. I ...
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How do Windows application crashes work internally?

Specifically: What is the difference between these Windows application crash behaviors: Closing instantly ("crash to desktop") White overlay with "busy" cursor and messagebox Application freezed ...
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how to recover tabs from a firefox on linux which is unresponsive to mouse or keyboard actions, but only scroll up and down on single tab

I opened up around 50 tabs in a single firefox Private Window on Linux and all was good and fast, I then opened another URL in a new tab, which asked me to Stop or Wait for unresponsive script running,...
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How can I automatically kill unresponsive apps and games with a batch file?

Sometimes a game becomes unresponsive and I have to go into Task Manager and kill it, then restart it. It can be very annoying and time-consuming. While I know how to use taskkill and start an app ...
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How to revoke running permission to unresponsive script in Firefox?

In a certain website, a JS script causes the Firefox browser in my computer to crash. Stopping that script will allow me to access the website flawlessly, but I accidentally allowed it to keep ...
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Close unresponsive window without waiting for "... is not responding" dialog

Once a window becomes unresponsive to input (mouse clicks), OS first waits 10 seconds, then window contents lighten, and a dialog appears: ... is not responding If you close the program, you might ...
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Windows 10 stuck on safe mode

I am trying to access safe mode to experiment with a few things but all I'm getting is a black screen and the mouse switching from the loading cursor to arrow. I set it to boot to safe mode via ...
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USB unresponsive after RUFUS failed to copy ISO

While trying to use RUFUS to install an UBUNTO ISO to my flash, and after 20 minutes, Rufus crashed. And now my USB is not detectable by windows 10, or any other device I put it in. I have tried ...
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Firefox VERY unresponsive when browsing to repl.it

I'm using Firefox 58.0.2 (64-bit) and it's always pretty fast, but whenever I go to repl.it my browser becomes very unresponsive and everything. I tried using MS Edge and it worked just fine, the ...
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Why is the answer ALWAYS reinstall Windows [closed]

Anytime there's an issue the general answer is always try a fresh install or restore from last saved recovery? Should't software be better by now? Rather adding more and/or different options why not ...
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Why my keyboard & trackpad of macbook Pro Retina 2015 13'' is not responding? Even PRAM does not help to reboot it?

I am newly using MacBook Pro Retina but soon I am facing the problem of not opening the login screen. I hear the start up chime & tried for PRAM (using Command + Alt +P +R keys) as per the ...
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Turn off the auto-disabling of touchpad and keyboard on Lenovo Yoga 3 14

Problem I'm using Lenovo Yoga 3 14 and when I open it at a certain angle (between 135 and 180 degrees) its keyboard and mouse becomes unresponsive / freezes. It is not a total freeze however - they ...
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Surface Pro 4 Keyboard not working

The keyboard just isn't working. I've reset it like 10 times trying to get it to work. I've been doing the "Power On and Volume Up" technique but that just doesn't seem to be working. However, when I ...
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Windows Network Share Freezes When Inactive After Ten Minutes

I have 4 network shares being shared out from a server. I can interact with them like normal. However, if I do not interact with shares for around ten minutes, the shares freeze up when trying to use ...
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How to debug Windows 7 periodic unresponsiveness after power outage

Background: My computer is running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. The CPU is AMD Phenom II X4 955. The motherboard is ASUS M5A88-M. About a month ago, there was a power outage at my place, and power ...
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Unresponsive keyboard key even after RMA

I have a Steelseries Apex 350 keyboard on Windows 10. Recently the numpad minus key (-) stopped working unless I first press shift. Here are the steps I've taken to resolve the issue (not ordered): ...
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Unresponsive mouse and keyboard on login screen (macbook pro 2015)

When I boot the laptop from shutdown state (not resuming or awakening), it quickly goes to the login screen as normal but the mouse and keyboard seem unresponsive, but not completely: Every like 5-7 ...
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Unresponsive file causes Windows Explorer to stop responding

I've run into an issue while trying to play Titan Quest: Immortal Throne (a legit copy, purchased on Steam) on my laptop. It's an HP Pavilion, Intel CORE i3, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, 4 gb RAM, ...
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After Windows 10 upgrade, going into lock screen (Windows + L) sometimes results in unresponsive black screen with only mouse cursor visible

Upgrade was successful and system generally works fine with Windows 10. There are a number of similar issues on the web but not exactly the same. This happens after pressing Windows + L to go into ...
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Unresponsive desktop on all Linux distributions

I have an Asus X550LN laptop (Intel i7 4500U, 8Gb Ram, Nvidia 840M), I am trying to install any Linux distribution on this laptop for a year now and I am encountering the same problem. I downloaded ...
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How to troubleshoot unreceived emails that do not bounce back?

First, I've been told that if an email is undeliverable, you always get a bounce back. In other words, the server tells you that it was unable to deliver the email and you are effectively notified ...
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Windows GUI unresponsive under heavy load: Give it higher priority?

I'm doing some very heavy computation on a Windows Server 2012 machine. Like, thousands of processes doing heavy stuff. Occasionally, I want to do some administration work and check progress. But the ...
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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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Why system becomes unresponsive before system reach total memory

Why the system becomes unresponsive before system total memory be reached ? I've 2G DDR3 installed (1802MB usable) but when memory usage reach ~1450MB the system starts to be unresponsive and stay ...
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Mouse is unresponsive when the computer is busy

I've been facing a very annoying problem with my Lenovo Thinkpad T430. Occasionally, when I'm performing some tasks that can use a good amount of CPU time, my mouse becomes highly unresponsive. It ...
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Some of my netbook keyboard keys are totally unresponsive

My samsung n130 netbook keyboard keys suddenly stopped working. The keys are 4,5,6,7 e, r, y, u, i, o, j, k, n. Please dont advice me to clean my keyboard as I have already did. I was hoping to cut ...
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Why does remote desktop screen go black and stay that way for a minute whenver I restore a window from a maximized state, or maximize the window?

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 machine with desktop composition and all that turned on. It starts out in a non-composition mode where you can see portions of windows being drawn, but then it freezes ...
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