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share|improve this answer answered Dec 9 '10 at 19:32 community wiki akseli add a comment| up vote 3 down vote I always check the following... But are these methods secure? Is there a solution to this problem? Use CCleaner to remove the crap. Source

I have tried all the solutions above (disabling Windows media player, ..etc( but the problem still exist.. Right after your system stops hanging you go to the console and press ENTER. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I've noticed that there is a problem with the .gif extension..

Windows 7 Freezes Randomly

and have to hard reset it? And my system runs and runs for as long as it takes between Microsoft Updates, which require a reboot. Has anyone got any ideas for a fix or what is going on? It would get stuck at "verifying dmi data" and go no further.

Strange thing happened today.  While at a site, my whole screen changed to the same flat color, no text just solid color.  I was unable to do anything, system froze no Sometimes there are cleaners that automatically stop BSOD's from recording (Advanced System Care) and you might want to look into preventing that. but i'll seeThe only actual Error I seem to have isSession "ReadyBoot" stopped due to the following error: 0xC0000188However I don't have it on, I disabled it, and I believe that Computer Running Slow And Freezing Windows 10 A Windows 7 installation that is an upgrade to an existing operating system (e.g., Vista) will: a) Inheret all problems that may have existed on the prior system.

Win 7 RC ran fine, same system, with all of my cards plugged in. Invest in a good cooling solution for your system. I get the not responding status on mostly web browsers such as firefox AND internet explorer. Saturday, October 24, 2009 12:21 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I have changed the power settings to high performance and updated the graphics driver for the ATI

solved Windows 7 freezes when starting Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search What To Do When Windows 7 Freezes But it could also be power, an individual component failing, heat somewhere besides the CPU (GPU, Hard Drive) It could also just be a bad install. –AthomSfere May 11 '13 at soooo... You need an understanding to actually know what you need to look for, if I need to cover most of these cases I would have the longest post on SU.

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The computer freezes after a half hour or an hour of browsing the internet. There WAS an option for "secure boot" and I disabled that (got an error trying to boot from disc without doing that).I don't think it's a hardware issue... Windows 7 Freezes Randomly Saturday, June 27, 2009 8:26 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Try to start the browser with no add-ons enabled, then try to enable them one by one to Windows 7 Freezes Randomly 64 Bit I have tried booting the laptop again today and after about 2 minutes after login, the same thing happens and everything freezes except for the mouse which can only move.

share|improve this answer edited May 5 '13 at 20:02 Ярослав Рахматуллин 6,9242555 answered Dec 10 '10 at 18:34 Xantec 2,09711014 1 As I noted in my question, this problem of http://divxeo.com/windows-7/computer-freezes-on-startup-windows-7.html share|improve this answer answered Dec 16 '10 at 5:20 Optimal Cynic 31614 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Based on your update # 3 and a lockup at 38C, I really don't know what to do. share|improve this answer edited Dec 30 '12 at 23:11 community wiki 5 revsTom Wijsman 9 This doesn't scale very well, having people just upload an xperf trace. Computer Running Slow And Freezing Windows 7

akizzlesNov 10, 2015, 9:05 AM exact answer i was looking for. SearchStorage Enterprise storage market poised for more disruption in 2017 CTOs share enterprise storage predictions for 2017. So try the following: take out all but one stick of memory and see if you get a lockup. have a peek here Hitting keys on my keyboard that normally turn LEDs on or off on the keyboard (such as Caps Lock) no longer turn the LEDs on or off.

Typically, lockups happen once every few days. System Hangs Frequently Windows 7 share|improve this answer answered Aug 21 '09 at 0:33 community wiki Robert Cartaino 1 I'd also google any processes you're unsure of to confirm if they are needed/necessary and then They are probably fine but worth checking anyway.

also freezing w/firefox.

I wait a few minutes, then everything comes back on and continues to work normally. If it does crash, use only 1 video card at a time –Sathya♦ Dec 14 '10 at 17:54 | show 8 more comments 13 Answers 13 active oldest votes up vote Please if anyone has any ideas or suggestions i would gladly appreciate it. Windows 10 Slow And Freezing It was the 64-bit Windows 7 with SP 1 ISO.I only have 2 SATA cables (I don't even want the old HDD), so I can only plug in at once 2

i have no idea what is going on. However no actual disk activity seems to be happening. I say this because I have configured my browser (IE) to distrust all web sites and allow none other than those in my Trusted Sites list to install software Add-ons. Check This Out or sometimes in notepad.

It's weird... Tuesday, June 22, 2010 7:17 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yankthese, you said the WD Green drive was the one causing the problems, what HD did you Since you've had the issues since you built it i tend to lean towards a failure in one of the components. Removed all unnecessary USB, eSATA, Firewire connections 3.

Windows likes to keep a lot of crap share|improve this answer edited Dec 9 '10 at 19:58 community wiki 2 revs, 2 users 89%KronoS add a comment| up vote 2 down Now that you know how to get there, I'd suggest you wait until the screen freezes. I am able to replicate the freeze by opening certain flash sites in IE8. the BIOS looks like BIOS from my last PC 8 years ago and I cannot use my mouse.

By "lockup" I mean my computer just freezes. I was getting blue-screen crashes. Microsoft doesn't make Flash... The symptoms were: 10 to 30 second freezes with constant hard-drive activity (ie, the hard-drive light was on).  Recovered after that.

Your MFT structure gets bigger and bigger over time. Friday, June 18, 2010 4:38 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote What does "running" mean - powered on? I am with you that there is definately an Flash problem. Much appreciated!

You know... The PC in question uses Windows 7 SP1 with all the latest updates. For the very few times I really NEED to see the glitz or other special web page features, I keep a copy of Safari around. If you are looking for some help on what to look for take a look at this Tom's Hardware review of sub $40 cooling solutions.

Welcome to the Windows 10 Forums where you can ask questions or find answers on anything related to the new operating system from Microsoft. Crash or freeze time seems to vary from 20 seconds to two minutes, and there are reports of occasional blue screens. Others mentioned bugs including disappearing right click menus.