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Help Computer Freezing!!!

Q: Help Computer Freezing!!!

My computer freezes when I play an AVI file so I can't watch movies also when playing certain games, and sometimes randomly do I need memory or is it something else? This problem has been a pain in my butt for a very long time.

OS: Windows XP Professional - Service Pack 2
Hard Disk: 300 GB
Processor: AMD Athlon 1750 MHz
Memory: 1024 MB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200

I think that's it, oh and one more thing I was thinking of purchasing this memory is it any good?

PQI DDR 1GB PC3200 Turbo

Well any help would be appreciated thank you.

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Preferred Solution: Help Computer Freezing!!!

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I recently built my first PC three days ago...
Specs:
i7 bloomfield 960 processor
4x4 vengeance ram
crosair hx850 PSU
evga x58 ftw3 mobo
hd 6870 radeon graphics xfx

When I first installed windows it started to work just fine but I soon noticed that it would randomly freeze every 15-30 minutes of use, but not on a particular program or anything. I assumed it was drivers so I installed the latest drivers for my GPU and MOBO and keyboard. It seemed fine again until it started crashing again. I ran a GPU burn test and a CPU burn test it passed both... (I tried runing memtest86+ but it froze at like 12%) Then I tried fixing the registry so I downloaded ccleaner and fixed the registry problems. Freezes continued. I finally decided to re install windows so I did and the problems still continued. I am at a loss of what to do and can't think of anything else.

any advice would be appreciated if not I will bring to a repair shop and have them sort it out.

A:Newly built computer random freezing and freezing on starting windows

Hello Skytri and welcome to Seven Forums. My usual disclaimer: I'm not at expert at anything.

I'm wondering if there isn't a RAM problem. Perhaps one of the sticks wasn't seated properly, etc. You could open Resource Monitor > Memory tab and make sure all RAM is being recognized. Make sure Installed = 16384MB and the Available + Cached + Hardware Reserved is the same amount. (You are using 16GB total, correct?)

Resource Monitor

If Memtest freezes you could try a quick check for a bad RAM module. Install one stick in Slot # 1 (or whichever slot the mobo manual says to use.) Run the computer to test for freezes. Test each of the remaining sticks one at a time. If all 4 sticks work you might want to go through these troubleshooting guides. They are time consuming but many people have been able to isolate their computer problems.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello,

I'm going to post two different scenarios that happens when my computer needs a hard restart
My computer freezes completely (literally no movement on the screen or anything, it's not slow it's frozen). And an extremely loud buzzing sound comes out of my headphones or speakers.The same thing as above except without the loud buzzing noise.

I saw that this happened to someone else who had both the speakers and the headphones plugged in at the same time. However, scenario #2 just happened to me 10 minutes ago even though I only had my headphones plugged in.

I built this computer six months ago and it's the first computer I've ever built. I assume it's a driver issue but I can't really pinpoint the problem since no BSOD appears on the screen and I have no higher computer knowledge.

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

A:Random Computer Freezing - Need to hard restart after freezing No BSOD

Wow, this sounds like the same thing that happened to a friend of mine when his hard drive was failing. Replaced the drive and the freezes went away. Even the buzzing noise.

Also you may need to look at what drivers you may have just install/updated.

Hoping you don't have any failing hardware "Motherboard, video card, etc". Those are expensive

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Hello,

I'm going to post two different scenarios that happens when my computer needs a hard restart
My computer freezes completely (literally no movement on the screen or anything, it's not slow it's frozen). And an extremely loud buzzing sound comes out of my headphones or speakers.The same thing as above except without the loud buzzing noise.

I saw that this happened to someone else who had both the speakers and the headphones plugged in at the same time. However, scenario #2 just happened to me 10 minutes ago even though I only had my headphones plugged in.

I built this computer six months ago and it's the first computer I've ever built. I assume it's a driver issue but I can't really pinpoint the problem since no BSOD appears on the screen and I have no higher computer knowledge.

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

A:Random Computer Freezing - Need to hard restart after freezing No BSOD

Wow, this sounds like the same thing that happened to a friend of mine when his hard drive was failing. Replaced the drive and the freezes went away. Even the buzzing noise.

Also you may need to look at what drivers you may have just install/updated.

Hoping you don't have any failing hardware "Motherboard, video card, etc". Those are expensive

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Hello, I'm having an issue with my computer.

My computer has started to restart/freeze up on me. The thing is, it has graphical issues once it freezes/tries to reboot. I get all these lines through the screen, graphical glitches when trying to go through the BIOS, etc. The computer isn't too slow, it isn't acting strange, the only thing that is wrong is the obvious freezing/restarting with graphical lines and glitches once it freezes.

My video card has been going out for a long time(I share a computer with a few people and they seem to think the video card is ok, but I have always seen small glitches in graphics here and there), so I am thinking maybe this might be a problem, given the graphical glitches, the horizontal lines going through the screen once it freezes.

When it hits the BIOS, it sometimes shows these same lines with the screen going mostly black.

System specs are:

CPU - Core 2 Duo, speed I don't remember.

Video Card - Geforce 7900 GT 512mb

Ram - 2GB DDR2

Motherboard - Asus, P5N-E SLI

I got this computer a few years back and I am not one to keep updated with specs or talk about them often, so I have forgotten the speed of the CPU and I do not know if I am missing information for you guys.

Solutions I have tried:

Overheating - I used air to filter out all dust/dirt that might be there to harm the computer, I have plenty of fans in there, etc.

Any and all help will be appreciated, Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Computer Freezing/freezing/graphical glitchs

If you're getting graphical 'glitches' while in bios, that's usually a good sign that your graphics card is having issues - however, I have seen this happen with faulty ram. I'd recommend reseating the cards (ensure your computer is off and unplugged whilst doing so) and see if that helps
 

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it used to work fine then about a week ago it started to freeze. i thought it had a virus so i tried to run a scan and it just froze again. i went on it again today and it is still freezing, i ran windows malicious software removal tool and it didnt find anything. When it freezes i have to restart it incorrectly then it comes up with a thing and asks if i want to start StartUp Repair. I do this, its fine, then freezes again and the cycle returns. Please help. I'm really worried.

it is vista. compaq presario C700

also the inbuilt microphone on it doesnt work anymore either if that is related.
 

A:Computer Freezing Repeatedly and Doing StartUp Repair but then freezing etc.

T:
Hello.

Personally, I think you should click on the "report" link of your post and ask the moderator to move your thread to the malware removal forum, to be certain that the malware is gone.

Be sure to read

http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/622404-please-read-here-first-before.html

and http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/603619-please-read-before-posting-forum.html

It is possible that the programs you listed have missed a nasty piece of malware.

Be sure to read http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/622404-please-read-here-first-before.html .
RF123
 

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My Computer for the past two weeks and sometimes on and off had suddenly becaame it freeze alot when starting jukebox, or just simple programs like internet explorer, I would highly appriciate someone looking at my log file and replying, Thanks Alot!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:53:00 PM, on 11/17/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ALCWZRD.EXE
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A:Computer Freezing; Slowing Down. But mostly freezing. I have my HiJackThis! Log File.

I don't see anything in your log or your description of your problem to come to the conclusion that your problem is malware related. When there is malware present there will always be other internet related symptoms like popups or a browser hijack etc...

I will advise you to uninstall Microsoft Anti-Spyware as the version you have is very old and no longer supported. It in now called Windows Defender.

Here are some routine maintenance practices that you should do on a regular basis to keep your machine running efficiently. Go through this now and see if it helps:

Disk Cleanup:

http://www.theeldergeek.com/disk_cleanup_utility.htm

Defrag your HD:

http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/artsit/Info/Guides/GoodPractice/defrag-win2kxp.htm

Run chkdsk:

To use Chkdsk, click Start and My Computer. Right-click the hard drive you want to check, and click Properties. Select the Tools tab and click Check Now. Check both boxes. Click Start. You'll get a message that the computer must be rebooted to run a complete check. Click Yes and reboot. Chkdsk will take awhile, so run it when you don't need to use the computer for something else.

Remove unnecessary startups

This should be done through the System Configuration Utility. Go to Start > Run and type in msconfig.
Click OK or hit the Enter key.

Click on the "Startup" tab and remove the check by the items that you have determined are unnecessary. Click "Apply" then "Close"

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so I got a computer that keeps freezing up on me. sometimes it runs for hours before hanging, and sometimes it hangs every 5-10 minutes.

I ran memtest and it seemed to freeze up during memtest. the little blinking icon was normal, but the test wasnt running and the commands didnt work.

does this mean that my memory sticks are bad?
 

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ok so recently my pc has been delaying on opening everything, when i open a program like chrome it takes about 5 minutes or so for it to open then when i try open a new tab, it takes about the same time.
when i unlock my pc or when i have to press yes or no to open that program, the sound played for it like 2- 5 minutes later. when i eventually open up a game the audio is fine but when trying to watch a youtube video sometime i dont even hear audio until about 5 minutes after the video has started

i have tried just about everything i can to sort it and nothing has worked. HELP!
 

A:Computer is Freezing Is Freezing When Opening any Program.

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hi all im new to techspot,my computer keeps freezing.my friend who built both my last 2 computers has done all kinds of checks,tested hardware n software and pinpointed it to motherboard,replaced motherboard with new ram aswell n worked fine for 3 days then started freezing again then wouldnt boot up.replaced graphics card worked ok for 2 days then started to freeze again then wouldnt boot up,ive just ordered new 1.5tb hard drive if its not that only thing left is power supply,ive also replaced a few of the cables as i had new ones.i must say my friend who is a genius with computers and has worked for numerous computer companys no's wot he is doing and its totally thrown him he's never come across this,its totally random ive even got new 22 inch monitor which someone said it maybe but i didnt get it for that reason my old needed replacing and my partner got me an early xmas present.its so annoying can anyone help please
 

A:Computer freezing, replaced motherboard still freezing. Help.

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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I don't know what else to say other than my computer has been freezing and firefox has been freezing lately. I called the manufacturer and he said to restore windows to factory settings, so I did that. Things were great for a week or so, but recently my computer has begun freezing again. It happens pretty frequently. Firefox will also freeze when trying to get it to do very little work, like loading two tabs simultaneously, e.g. My AVS found a suspicious file recently and quarantined it, but still, the freezing has continued. Please advise.

And I do not think that I have a Boot CD



DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by Carly Mergens at 23:41:53.37 on Sat 02/26/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3884.2374 [GMT -8:00]

AV: Trend Micro Internet Security *Disabled/Outdated* {68F968AC-2AA0-091D-848C-803E83E35902}
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Trend Micro Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {D3988948-0C9A-0693-BE3C-BB4CF86413BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG10\avgchsva.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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Had the day from hell with my computer, antivirus stopped working and my computer got infected. On safe mode with networking, I ran malwarebyte a couple times, cleaned most all of it out. When rebooting to windows, computer became super slow, like 5 minutes to open a window, etc. I had to force reboot a few times. But then I started getting a screen that demanded a reboot disk. Only one I have is. a windows vista disc. I had windows 7. It won't let me even get that blue startup screen where I can push f keys.
Can anyone give me some advice, or do I need to just get a new hard drive.

A:computer infected , cleaned, bsod, freezing, now computer wants boot disk

Welcme,
The problem isn't the hard drive, it's that you are still infected.
I'm going to ask a moderator to move this thread into Am I Infected so that you can work with one of the expert volunteers there to get your system cleaned correctly.
 
Dick

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I have a HP Pavillion dv9417ca Notebook PC with AMD Turion 64X2 Mobile Technology Tl-56, 2.0G Ram, NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 with Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP2.

The computer when running slowly makes a ton of noise starting up and running and tends to use more processing. The computer sometimes makes weird noises that aren't normal windows sounds and come from error's. Like intense beeping noises ocassionally. Firefox especially is insanely slow and the longer I run it the more processing power it uses up along with the plugins.exe. Sometimes it will uses so much that it completely freezes my computer. Lately I've also been having trouble starting the computer where it won't even load windows.

I've ran Ccleaner daily and Malwarebytes weekly and find nothing and the problem has been getting progressively worse. I have Avast which updates daily.


DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by bloopertown at 10:51:51.81 on Thu 04/21/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19048 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Ultimate 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1982.922 [GMT -7:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
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A:(Vista) Computer freezing, incredibly slow with firefox, sometimes won't start fully on startup [Computer 1]

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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My laptop is a Gateway 450 ROG and it has had this problem for the last week. It will run for roughly 40 minutes, and then (even when small programs are running) it will freeze up. My mouse wont move, no command will respond and i am forced to hold the power button and shut it off.
2nd Problem, occasionally when i turn on the computer it wont boot up. The screen will turn on and stop with a dash blinking in the top left corner, not proceeding to any boot up of any kind, and just recently while i shut it down from this sort of freezing up, little pictures of pixel hearts and dots started appearing until i shut it off. This problem has gone on since i bought this computer from my brother but the pictures havent until this last week .
Here is my Hijackthis log:


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:36:40 PM, on 10/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\isafe.exe
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A:Computer freezing entirely, odd pictures popping up on screen while computer turns on

Hello snow_yehti and welcome,

Unfortunately, there is nothing readily apparent in this log. We'll run a few tools and see if any malware is revealed.

Please copy this page to Notepad and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.

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Download AVG Anti-Spyware from HERE and save that file to your desktop.
This is a 30 day trial of the programOnce you have downloaded AVG Anti-Spyware, locate the icon on the desktop and double-click it to launch the set up program.
Once the setup is complete you will need run AVG Anti-Spyware and update the definition files.
On the main screen select the icon "Update" then select the "Update now" link.Next select the "Start Update" button, the update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.

Once the update has completed select the "Scanner" icon at the top of the screen, then select the "Settings" tab.
Once in the Settings screen click on " Recommended actions" and then select " Quarantine".
Under "Reports"Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"
Un-Select "Only if threats were found"

Close AVG Anti-Spyware. Do Not run a scan just yet, we will shortly.


Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet. (Not Recommended fo... Read more

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first off, here are my specsAMD Athlon 64 X2 5200M2N-e Asus motherboard2 gigs (1gig x2) Corsair dual channel ramNvidia Geforce 7900 GS 256mb PCI-EWhen I first built my computer and loaded windows, it worked super fast. Now, its slower then my older computer, which I thought was impossible. I mean...This is pathetic. I unistalled AVG cause there was a process running that is supposed to be a Trojan, and a program said AVG was running it. So, I deleted it, was prompted to restart, so I did. It took literally 10 minutes to shut down and restart. At worst, my old computer took 5 minutes. (P4 2.8, 1.5 gigs ram, ATI Radeon 9800). So, how do I fix this? I have a theory its Microsoft forcing people to upgrade by putting out crappy updates. I mean, for my card, the newest driver is dated the beginning of last year...They come out with a new one but its Vista only. Woo...idiots. So basically it started about 3 days ago, aprox. 4 days after this computer was built. I was playing Battlefield 1942, it froze. I tried 5 times, it froze in different spots at different times. I reinstalled. Same thing. Oblivion goes for about 30 minutes then crashes to the desktop. I then hit the window to maximize again, and it freezes. This has happened everytime as well. I also did older games, same thing, but done differently. Battlefield was the only one that froze the entire computer to where i had to manually shut it off.Then today I randomly check my processes, and theres 2 runn... Read more

A:I Need Help...slow Computer, Freezing Games, On A Fast Computer...(possible Trojan)

The first thing which strikes me is that you have 2 anti-virus applications on your computer ( Zone Alarm security suite and AVG Free) Having two anti virus applications running on your PC can give conflicts so I suggest you uninstall one.For the antispyware applications do you have all real time protection enabled?..I first would try Microsoft online test and see what comes up. The freezing can also indicate faulty memory, there for run a Memtest to rule that out.

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Recently(about 2 weeks ago), my computer started freezing. It happened 5 times already(one of them occurred as I was typing this post). I wasn't doing anything in particular, just using Firefox to browser the web.

3 of the freezings occurred while I was just browsing, 2 occurred while my computer was starting up. No sites in general either, out of the 3 times I froze, I was on different sites each time(all of them are "known safe ones" too like ign.com, wikipedia, etc).

After the latest freeze(during browsing), I restarted my computer only for my computer to freeze again after 3 seconds(screen stayed the same, it happened right after it showed me my memory test). Then I restarted my computer again and it froze before anything showed up(monitor did not detect anything so the monitor did not show anything).
Here's what I have done so far:

1. I used memtest86 and done 3 full tests, no errors on any tests.

2. Did anti-virus and anti-spyware scan on my computer(I used: Avast, Spybot, Adaware).

3. Checked Windows Event Viewer(unfortunately it didn't log anything).

Here's the last things I did to my computer before I noticed the freezings:
1. I downloaded and installed Secunia PSI.

2. I downloaded and installed the latest version of WinRAR and Quicktime player(recommendations from Secunia).

3. I also installed various security patches from microsoft update.

Besides that, nothing in particular.

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A:Computer randomly freezing(computer stays frozen until I shutdown)

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Ok this is my first time on this site and i have little understanding of the computer but let me try to explain the problem as well as i can.

Ok most of my games are freezing up during gameplay such as Everquest freezes up for no reason or same for Guild Wars. I think its something wrong with my computer (but no sure the problem) or it might be something wrong with the graphic card. I can telll the difference between lag of a game and the game just freezing up for no apparent reason.

If you need me to say what kind of computer i have or what graphic card i currently have, please say so.

If there is a program that i need to download to help fix this problem, i trust you guys seeing as you know more than i do.

Can you guys please help me out?
 

A:Computer Games freezing up (think its a computer problem)

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Hello everyone - I am a new member of the forum and hope that someone reading this might be able to help me with a problem I have with my computer.

In recent weeks the computer screen keeps freezing with the cursor being replaced by the hour glass symbol. This usually happens after several hours' computer usage - but sometimes it occurs soon after the computer is turned on.

When this happens, I am unable to log off; the computer on/off button does not work when the screen freezes and I have to turn the computer off at the mains.

In order to be able to log back into my broadband internet connection I have to turn the computer and and off twice and then on again .

Sometimes when the computer screen image freezes a message box appears always saying "End programme" (i.e. "End programme - CiceroUIWndFrame" or "End programme - mixer").

My computer runs on the Windows XP operating system.

I changed from Internet Explorer browser 6 to 7 yesterday but the problem of the computer screen freezing persists.

Any helpful advice on this would be much appreciated.
 

A:My computer screen keeps freezing and I have to keep turning the computer on and off

How old is your computer? Have you ever reinstalled your OS?

What I usually recommend is if your computer is at least a couple of years old and have yet to do a clean install of your Operating System now is the time, especially when it starts acting up =)

Windows XP Clean Installation - Partitioning and Formatting using Windows XP CD
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/XPClean.htm
http://www.theeldergeek.com/xp_home_install_-_graphic.htm
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html

How to format your hard drive and install Windows XP from scratch
http://lifehacker.com/software/wind...nd-install-windows-xp-from-scratch-157578.php

Windows XP Clean Install (Interactive Setup)
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sg_clean.asp
 

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Hi, my computer i built myself is freezing all the time.

The idle temps right now in the summer are:
Motherboard: 74 C
CPU: 70C
Aux: 40C
GPU: 43C
Hard drive: 40 C

Are these too high?

I have a Coolermaster 690 case with 1 120 mm fan on the bottom, one 120 mm fan on the back and 2 fans on top.
 

A:Freezing computer, too hot?

70C is your CPU idle temp?That's very high for idle. What's your load temps like?

Which CPU and which cooler?
 

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My computer keeps freezing up, I have windows xp with service pack 2. I have 256MB of ram and a 1.33ghz processor. I have no clue what is wrong with my computer. Every time i turn it on it freezes up after about 10 to 15 of it being on. I have to restart it manually every time. There is no thing in particular that I run when it freezes up. It freezes up when I am in the middle of playing a game or if I am just writing an email and sometimes it freezes up before it evens boots all the way. What could be causing this problem? Should i get more ram?
 

A:Help my computer keeps freezing

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Ok so I've posted on a couple of other forums and I have gotten some help but it has not fixed my problem, my problem like the title suggests is that my computer freezes, it does this at random times when no specific program is open and it puts out a buzzing noise that I recorded. I know for a fact that the problem is not caused by my ram or graphics card because I have tested both sticks of ram and taken my graphics card out and it still freezes. When these freezes happen it either stays just buzzing, it goes silent, or sometimes it even comes out of the freeze. I'm not really sure what to do anymore because I have already ran tests such as memtest and intelburn test and like I said it froze even without my graphics card in. Any help or information would be appreciated.

My computer specs: Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i3 2120 @ 3.30GHz
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (8-8-8-24)
Motherboard
BIOSTAR Group H61MH (SOCKET 0)
Graphics
FLM-3232 ([email protected])
1023MB GeForce GTX 550 Ti (EVGA)
Hard Drives
932GB Seagate ST31000524AS ATA Device (SATA)
Optical Drives
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH22NS70 ATA Device
Audio
High Definition Audio Device

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Hi everyone. I hope someone here can help me with this most annoying problem I have been experiencing. I dont know what info you guys might need so I will try to include anything that might be useful. My computer is almost 2 year old Dell desktop with Intel Core 2 Duo CPU 2.93 GHz processor and 8 GB Ram. OS is Windows Home Premium 7. About 6 months ago I had some sort of nasty virus. I had to take it to a professional and he ended up completely reinstalling my OS. Not long after I got the computer back it started to freeze up. It wouldnt do it all the time, only occasionaly and only when I was on youtube or when a website like espn that had videos that would automatically start playing. It has gotten progressively worse since, happening more often and now it happens even when Im just using Excel or something. The sound will start to almost sound like a stutter, the computer will be unresponsive for 1-3 minutes and then come back. Sometimes in the bottom right corner I get a message that says "Display driver Intel graphics accelerator drivers for Windows XP® stopped responding and has successfully recovered". I dont know what this means, but is it odd that it says "Windows XP" when I am running and always have run windows 7? And my intel's website tells me that my drivers are up to date. Also sometimes when I am typing the letters will lag, or not show up at all. Is this related to the computer freezing/hanging?

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If you right click on Computer and then Properties does it list the proper operating system?

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Hi, I'm new here, and don't know too much about computers, so please be patient!

I've been having problems for a while now. For the last few months, my computer has been freezing, sometimes after an hour, sometimes it'd last a few hours. I assumed it was just overheating or something, so I'd turn it off and leave it for a while.

Then, a few weeks ago, I'd turn it on and it wouldn't even get as far as windows. So I did a system recovery, and then it'd get to windows but everything would take a few minutes to load up, and I couldn't access any of my files or anything.

So my friend came over, backed up all my stuff, and reinstalled everything. Hurrah, it worked again! Almost like new! Except I noticed after a couple of days that it was still freezing sometimes. The other day I downloaded some windows updates, and the freezing has become far more frequent, I'm sometimes lucky if it lasts half an hour. A couple of times it's taken just a few minutes before freezing.

Anyone have any ideas? Is there anything I can do?

Thanks in advance!

A:Computer keeps freezing

Hi hannnah and welcome to TSF !

Could be some hardware problems if a reinstall didn't solve it.

Go to the event viewer : start => run and type eventvwr.msc /s. Go to the different sections and report any error you see there.

Go to the device manager : right-click on my computer => properties => hardware => device manager. In the view menu, enable "show hidden devices" and check there's no yellow warning sign in there.

Now is this a laptop or a desktop ? Provide us with as much information you can (brand, model, ...). Check the "posting system specs" link in my sig to know what we need.

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HI my computer had started to freeze on a regular basis. Thought it might be a trojan vundo virus as my Norton scan detected one but it claimed to have removed it. However, the freezing is happeneing on a daily basis now, ill be using the internet and it will just freeze, it doesnt crash though. not sure what is going on. I have windows XP.Here is my hijack log, if anyone can help.

NOTE TO ADMINISTRATOR, THIS IS A NEW THREAD AS THE COMPUTER WASNT FREEZING WHEN I WROTE ABOUT THE TROJAN VIRUS, BUT NOW IT IS!!!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 08:28:51, on 07/06/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16643)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\s3trayp.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\SanDisk\SanDisk TransferMate\SD Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
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My Pc has reasonable specs and has worked perfectly fine until the last 2 weeks. After a while it will suddenly freeze disabling me from using my keyboard and mouse allowing me having to press the restart button on the hard drive to restart the pc.

Please could people tell me why this could be?

It could be because of heat but my cpu could handle me having several applications open, now i feel i'm risking the pc to a further crashing my having more than 1 application open.

Please help! thanks in advance

A:Computer Keeps freezing! please help

when you power the PC, if you let it sit on the destop does still freeze? or does it freeze only when you try to run an application?

Try going to MSconfig and running the System on Selective start up.
Go to RUN, Type: " MSconfig " On the General tab click Selective Start up and uncheck all options. Restart and browse around, open a few Applications and see if you're still having the same problem.

Also, how old is your Hard Drive? Maybe is time for a new one?

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I guess my previous post was remove because I can not find it because I had a open post over a year old. My apologies it was not intentional.
 
Trying again
 
Thanks

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Sorry if this is in the wrong section, please move my topic if it is. Anyway my computer keeps freezing. Actually, let me repharse that. Firefox keeps freezing, I can minimize it and open up the start command but I nothing I click on will open and I can't bring up the task manager. I've uninstalled and reinstalled firefox, done virus scans, done a registry scan but it still keeps doing this. Whenever I shut my computer down sometimes a screen will show up saying there's a problem with one of my disk's and it needs to be checked for consistency and does a scan. My pc keeps messing up whether it does this scan or not to supposedly "fix" it.

My pc also takes awhile to get into windows. After the screen comes up to hit the command for the setup or bios it just sits there and loads for a few minutes. Usually it would do this for about 15 seconds before going into windows.

I haven't downloaded any new hardware, this just started happening out of nowhere and I've ran out of things to check for. I have a dell vostro 220 mini tower.
 

A:Computer keeps freezing?

Okay, so I ran the tests and my hard drive failed....I just got this computer not even a year ago so....that was uh, surprising. Anyway, is there anything I can do besides buy a new one? I think my warranty is covered for a year so if nothing works I guess I'll have to call Dell.
 

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my computer keeps freezing. im just running tasks and it just stops. no response, but the screen stays on, and i hav to reset it. what can i do?

i recently installed more RAM but it was freezing before this

please write back when possible.. any help is great! thanks

matt

A:My computer keeps freezing.. what can i do?

hi matt_capanna and welcome to TSF !

Could be hardware or software, we can't really say while we have no error message. Post your system specs so that we can help you better (see the link in my sig).

Run the event viewer : start => run => eventvwr.msc. Check in the different sections (system, application, security) whether there are errors or warnings corresponding to the times of the freezes.

Go to the device manager : start => run => devmgmt.msc. Check "show hidden devices" in the view menu and check that there are no warning signs in your devices list.

Have you tried restarting in safe mode to see if the problem also happens there ? Press the F8 key during startup (F5 on Asus motherboards) and choose safe mode there.

Here are some general hardware tests that you can do on your own not having to wait for us to answer, but do tell us about any error message you should see.

- Test your memory :

Download and burn memtest86+ bootable iso. You'll need to use a burning software that's able to burn CD's from .iso files (most softwares can do that but the one integrated in Windows XP can't).

Boot the computer on the CD : search for a message telling you which key to press to enter setup or refer to this site to know how to enter the bios at startup and set the boot priority to CD-rom first.

Leave memtest run at least 3 full passes on your memory or leave it running overnight. It's recommended that you double-check those results wi... Read more

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Here is my hijack this log.. My computer is still running slow and freezing. Would appreciate any help.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:54:40 AM, on 12/13/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Suzanne Wells\Application Data\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KhalShared\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\IJPLM\IJPLMSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ScsiAccess.EXE
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My computer keeps freezing for no "apparent" reason. It is very intermittent, but only seems to stop when carrying out high processing power tasks such as playing Americas Army online, or burning a CD.

I thought at first that maybe the RAM was faulty, so I performed a check using Microsoft Memory checker, but all is fine.

Therefore, I was wondering if somebody would be able to check my HJT log for me just to check that I have no nasties in there that could be causing this.

Many thanks for your time.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:26:05, on 01/12/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BTYAHO~1\SMARTB~1\BTHelpNotifier.exe
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somebody pliz help me..

my compaq laptop keep freezing several times. i dont know the real factor of it. but it started freezings when i installed another antivirus(AVG). i tried to uninstall it but it freeze when uninstalling.tne current antivirus is norton..what the solution could be done??

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First...I am not the most knowledgeable with computers. I have a HP Media Center PC m7664x with Windows XP. Lately, it has been freezing, and I am not sure why. In addition, I am not sure if there is where I post this. At first, I thought I had a virus of some sort. I have scanned using Super AntiSpyware and Norton..it found some cookies but didn't seem to be anything major. I have defrag my C drive just in case....not helping. I am not sure where I go from here. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.
Alice Jones
 

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i have a 6 core amd 3.9ghz with 4gb fury hyper x 1866 ram, with a r7 200x series graphics card, running windows 10 , all drivers and windows are up to date, the computer is almost new and was working fine UNTILL AROUND the time i switched from a usb wireless adapter to a pci internal wireless card. now it freezes constantly even when doing nothing just idling at desktop, i have tryed removing the internal wireless card and using the USB adapter again but it still keeps freezing, ive checked the reliability log and nothing is coming up in it, how can i check the hardware first to see if its the problem ?
 

A:New Computer keeps freezing, how to tell what it is?

Do u have some different ram to try?
Run the Windows memory checker........
 

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The problem is that, the computer boots-up normally and i can login. But after 10-20 seconds from logging in to windows it just freezes and I cant do anything except just power it down (Not shutting it down, but turning it off by holding the power buttion).

I have tested the RAMs using windows memory tool, and no errors showed. I have tested the HDD using seatools (the HDD is a Toshiba HDD) and there were 3 bad Sectors.

The computer works normally in Safe Mode.

I have Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.4 Installed on the Laptop and its working normally.

So, is there any way to fix this freezing problem without having to format the HDD and reinstall Windows>??

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Can you boot into safe mode?

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Ok, so recently I've had some trouble with my computer running slow and then sometimes everything will stop responding and I have to spend 10 minutes or so trying to move the pointer to the shut down in the task manager because nothing except task manager will work. I thought it was with the "Metacafe" client but I've disabled it and it still happens. It usually happens after exiting from a game but not always. I'm pretty sure the game isn't slowing the system down as the same game has had no affect in the past. I am running a Celeron D 352 3.2GHz processor with a GeForce 7600GS 512mb RAM and have 1.5 Gb system RAM. I'll post a HJT log. I don't know what info is needed as I have never seeked help in this area before.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:28:46 PM, on 5/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
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A:Computer freezing

A few ideas to check:
1. First thing to determine: Did you make ANY changes with your system just prior to this problem surfacing? Anything at all?
2. Make sure your system isn't overheating. Go into your BIOS settings when the system is booting, and check to see what the temperature is. You can post it here if you like.
3. You might want to consider turning off some startup options. Without trying to delve through every line of the HJT log, I'd say you probably have a fair amount of extra services/applications starting up with your system. Cutting back on these will usually greatly improve system stability and performance.
4. When's the last time you did a system defrag? If it's been a while, go ahead and run one before doing anything else. And while you're at it, you can do a "power" defrag by disabling your virtual memory, rebooting, and THEN running the defrag.
5. For general security scanning, try downloading these from download.com:
AVG Antispyware - free for personal use - totally free for 30 days, then free for updates and scanning only.
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Personal SE
Spybot Search And Destroy - I noticed you already have this, but make sure it's up to date, you have all protections enabled, and run a scan.
SpywareBlaster

Those are just a few things to get you started, I would think. You could also try installing and running AVG Antivirus and/or Avast Antivirus or even Antivir Antivirus, and giving them a scan. And it wouldn... Read more

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Hi, attached and within this post is logs necasary to see what is going on. please help me figure out what is causing all these pop-ups and freezing computer every 5 mins. thanks. i am running windows xp thanks. DDS log DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Sherry at 20:01:46.32 on Fri 02/26/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18============== Running Processes ============================= Pseudo HJT Report ===============uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.comuSearch Page = uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.mirarsearch.com/?useie5=1&q=mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.yahoo.commDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearchmSearch Page = hxxp://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearchmStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.commSearch Bar = hxxp://www.mirarsearch.com/?useie5=1&q=uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexploreuSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearchmSearchAssistant = uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn2\yt.dllBHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn2\yt.dllBHO: PopKill Class: {3c060ea2-e6a9-4e49-a530-d4657b8c449a} - c:\program files\verizon\verizon internet security suite\pkR.dllBHO: BrowserHelper Class: {8a9d74f9-560b-4fe7-abeb-3b2e638e5cd6} - c:\p... Read more

A:pop-up/ freezing computer

Hello sunnybo Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix: Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". Finally, please reply using the button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.Now to the fix!1.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.43) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before perfor... Read more

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Hi,Since yesterday, my computer keeps freezing. The strange is: It's not completely frozen, I can move the mouse, but cannot click anything. Seems to me a problem in Explorer.exe, however I cannot even open the Task Manager or click anything: It would make noises like if I were pressing and holding the same key for a while, until I turn it off directly in the power button.Please find a HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:03:38, on 18/02/2010Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\csrss.exec:\winnt\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\ibmpmsvc.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcPrfMgrSvc.exeC:\Program Files\connected\AgentSrv.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Dev... Read more

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Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Please download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will o... Read more

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Dear sirs,
I have a big problem with my computer, starting from some weeks ago it is very difficult to download and upload. For example when I try to open a page in internet it takes veeery long time, when I look to the Wireless Network Connection Status I can see that at "Received" the number of packets remain nchanged a long period of time. In this situation if I press many times refresh buton from the uper part of IE* screen finnaly the conection start and I have the page.
Please instruct me how to solve this very unpleasant problem because it happen also when sending mails.
Best regards,

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Hi folks, I have a Packard Bell Ixtreme M5722. Got it in January and it's been fine until now. The system keeps freezing. Everything just locks up and the only way to recover is to turn it off and reboot.

Can anyone help me with this? It seems to happen every couple of hours or so and I'm not doing anything special when it happens - just surfing the web.

Thanks,

Andy
 

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Hello, I've been having a problem for quite a while now and thought I would post it here to get some help. My machine has been freezing up frequently (multiple times per day) for many months now. There is no pattern I can detect, except that when a Symantec virus-scan is running doesn't freeze. More recently, in addition to the freezing, Internet explorer has begun to hang - within a minute, it begins to use up 100% of the CPU and stops responding. I've run Spybot, AdAware, and CWshredder regularly to no avail. I have a HP Pavilion laptop running Windows XP Professional with SP2. If you think it will be useful, I can run a Hijack This scan and post the results.
Thanks!
 

A:Computer keeps freezing up!

Go ahead and post the hijackthis, even though it should be clean after running those programs, its better safe than sorry.

Try uninstalling and reinstalling the antivirus since it seems to be the trouble. Could be it's scanning in the background so much it's overheating your laptop. You can try turning off the background scan and instead going with scheduled scan.
 

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Hello.

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Recently A computer I build has been freezing.

It generally runs fine. No lag, or other issues. Video and audio work fine.

It's basically a 1.33 ghz amd athlon processor (I know. old as hell. but remember I built this using spare parts) 1 gig of ram and a 128 geforce videocard. The machine is running xp and i'm on it right now and it runs fine.

However; and seemingly randomly; the computer complete freezes. Not lags, or slows down, it completely freezes state and you'll be forced to start. There is no recognition of this in my program or security logs.

This has given my suspicion of lack of memory, which is why I upgraded from 512 to 1 gig recently. However disapointingly the freezes still occur.

The freezes appear to only happen after expended use of IDLING. I can be playing a videogame and it won't freeze. However if I allow the computer to idle overnight i'll wake up with it frozen.

There is one minor issue I have noticed and that is the fan of the videocard has broken. I was curious if you think the broken fan may be the cause of this? (the videocard gets relatively hot to the touch. But if this were the case why would it freeze seemingly randomly & during idle. Basically; would an overheating card *Really* cause the computer to freeze randomly?)

Do you think the problem is more likely related to driver / hardware malfunction?

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A:computer keeps freezing.

From previous experiences i would recommend reinstalling the operating system as self-built systems can cause hardware issues with the operating system installed and sometimes cause the computer to frequently crash. So reinstall the operating system and if this fails to resolve the problem there is likely to be a malfunction in the hard-drive.

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Help. Everytime i walk past my pc or even touch it, it freezes up and the only thing that can get it going is turning off at the switch. Have been over all the connections, given a good clean inside, tried running it with both onboard graphics and pci card. Same thing happening. Tried swapping memory. Smallest vibration it gets and it freezes. Hope someone can help.
 

A:Computer Freezing!!

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Good Morning Bleeping Computer Community,
 
I've been having problems with my computer freezing at the most inoportune times. For some reason, when i get up from my computer and leave it alone for a few minutes (eg, i get up to use the restroom, go get food, or leave it on overnight to download a game) or when i restart my pc from stand by mode it simply freezes. I've checked for viruses using AVAST (don't have any), have used CCleaner to repair the registry, and allow spyware terminator to run daily to check for spyware, yet the computer continues to freeze. I'm not sure if it may be softare or hardware issue. would someone be able to help me fix this issue.
 
Thanks in Advance

A:computer keeps freezing

Have you tried to disable some of your startup files in MSCONFIG?

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Hi
 
recently had to replace hard drive in my laptop. But now my computer periodically freezes for up to 2 minutes at a time. Usually when playing a video or playing a game. can anyone help? Thanks

A:Computer keeps freezing

Please post the computer model next time. Try downloading Speccy and then install the program.  To post and publish a snapshot of your PC.. In the Menu bar, click File -> Publish Snapshot. Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard. On your next reply, right-click on a empty space and click Paste on reply box then click Post.

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Ok....heres the story. I have a Western Digital 40gig ata 100 harddrive. Soyo Dragon MB. Windows 98se. I bought my system only 2months ago. Built it myself.......built a few computers. Anyway, my system started freezinng(mouse froze, keyboard froze) all the time. After startup and after being on the net for 5 min it would freeze. Then I'd restart and it would freeze right after startup, I'd restart then it would be fine. Then a couple days later it would do the same thing but only worse to the point where I'd have to restart it 7 times to get it to run stable. Then it started to do it again only this time I couldn't get it to come up at all. I talked with a friend and he suggested it was the Harddrive so I went out and bought the same drive and returned the old one. Now after owning the new drive three weeks into it it starts freezing again, just like before. I'm really confused and am starting to think its the MB. I really have no idea, just now I popped the startup disk and booted it into DOS I ran scandisk and it reported that the space available on my HardDrive was incorrect and I fixed that, restarted and now I'm typing this message and so far it hasn't froze..... was that the problem or is it the MotherBoard or is it the Hard Drive, I am really confused and upset. Any words or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Dan
 

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Dear Bleeping Computer,

My windows 7 computer will freeze up with the circle of death ( the mouse will still move about).
Then, the screen will flash 1 to 4 times and the only thing visible will be my desk top.
Mozilla will reappear.

This process is taking anywhere from 3 to 5 minutes. Sometimes my disk drive will spool up very fast.

I have tried updating all of my drivers, running malwarebytes and un and re-installing mozilla.

Any help would be appreciated.

Sincerely,

Steve

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A:Computer freezing up

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