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Random Freezing and Stuttering

Q: Random Freezing and Stuttering

Okay, so I've tried working on this for a while now and nothing seems to really be helping.First here's my specs: http://i.imgur.com/4Xl5Dph.pngThis usually only happens while I'm using Chrome but it happens at random times while I'm using it. Suddenly my internet will like come to a halt, no new pages will load at all. It will just show the circle that is supposed to represent loading but it will never get anywhere, then it's like my computer just locks up...except it doesn't? All of my applications, like chrome or windows explorer just kinda freeze but I can still move my mouse and sometimes open my start menu. If I can open my start menu and click a bunch on something, let's say "My Computer" once it unfreezes it will open them all at once and load all of my internet tabs and everything.When this first happened I thought it was my SSD just taking a bleep, which it could still be, so I looked up some fixes and I found something that is supposed to stop your SSD from stuttering/freezing ( Link to tutorial HERE it may just be for laptops or not compatible for me but I gave it a shot anyway) and it seemed to work at first but now it's gone back to it's old ways and now I'm starting to notice the second issue even more, which I will explain now.The second issue happens occasionally but especially when I am trying to do something off of my SSD, like run some programs I have on it or something. What happens is my computer just kinda starts to lag and I hear an audio scratch then my mouse moves extremely slowly, or like in bursts while having the blue circle next to the cursor that is supposed to represent loading or whatever and my computer completely freezes. The only thing I'm able to do after that is restart by holding the button. This had oddly enough been occurring though recently when I've tried starting up Shadow of Mordor, which is installed on my other drive so now I'm not sure what to make of all of this...

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A: Random Freezing and Stuttering

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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Hi,

Bit of a story, but my z97 itx motherboard, and I was not able to replace it, so I got a z170 + 6700 thinking everything was going to be okay.

Now that I've installed it, I'm experiencing massive DCP latency, stuttering and random freezes (no overheating).

First I bought a Asus z170 itx Pro gaming board, and this was a aboslute nightmare, and the board was terrible (disconnecting my bluetooth devices, not connecting to 5ghz network etc. stuff like that.) So I returned that, and bought a Msi Ac gaming board, hoping the DCP latency was a part of the board, but nay.

Now I've tried a fresh install of windows 10 twice (once where I installed the drivers from Msi) no help, and then I tried to do a another fresh install and let windows install the drivers, but still no luck.

I've disabled NIC and onboard sound drivers.

Heres a pastebin from Latencymon:
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And heres a screenshot from "Drivers"
2016-02-09_12-56-40.png - Google Drive

I just really don't get it. My z97 system ran like a dream with no problems what so ever, and now this nightmare...

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Update:

This is LatencyMon for 1min with Wifi and Lan disabled.

2016-02-09_13-38-59.png - Google Drive

2016-02-09_13-38-52.png - Google Drive

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I can se that dxgkrnl is pretty high up, but this is the same driver that I had on my old z97 board, and I can't see why it should be a problem all of a sudden.

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A:DPC Latency, stuttering and random freezing

before i say anything stupid. can you \ have you reinstalled the storage port driver? like deleted software then let windows reinstall it \ manually?

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Ok i dont know if this is windows 7 related or hardware or what but heres the deal:

I've had this gaming pc for about 2 years and ever since ive gotten it, it seems to freeze and/or restart at weird times.
at first i thought it was over heating so i got a better heat sink and some top shelf thermal paste, took the side panels off and added a huge box fan to the side and put it next to an air conditioner.
still happened... so its not a heat thing i dont think.
and what confuses me the most is that it does it when performing simple tasks but now when performing complex ones.

i play a highly graphical video game for 5 hours = no problem
i watch a youtube video = sometimes freezes and the audio will "stutter" or shut off or both OR none.

i host a game server, or 2, play a game and my room is 85 degrees = no problem.

i play a flash game for 10 minutes in a 65 degree room = freeze and sound stutter and/or restart.


also i have tried completely cleaning all of the hardware and removing dust and i have tried reformatting the harddrive and starting over.

no matter what i try, same problem.

-Charlie

A:Random restarting/ freezing with stuttering sound.

What is the make, model and Wattage of your PSU? Boot into Setup (Bios) to PC Health, report the temperatures, and the +12V line of the PSU.

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Ever since I got the tb16 I noticed that whenever I watch a video it would cause the machine to stutter. I notice this stutter when I initially plug the tb16 into my laptop but then it appears again when I'm watching a video. I've tried searching for a solution but nothing has worked. I've updated the bios and drivers (for the xps 15 and tb16) but the problem still remains. This stuttering and freezing would also happen but during normal usage as well but only very rarely (my machine actually froze while I was writing this post :( ). 

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


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CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


Code:
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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ok, i've had about enuf of this comp of mine! i have tried everything to fix my problem but i just can't seem to do it.

here is my problem:
when i play my games or listen to my music, i get a freezing or stuttering situation

i cant fix it. i have tried to re install the game, i updated my drivers for my audio/video card, but no matter what i try- nothing seems to work. i have a decent comp

p3 processor, 600 mhz,
40 gigs,
320 ram,
allegro audio/sound card

so i should not have this problem.
if any 1 can give me some tips or solutions; plz do, because i have had enuf right now and i am going to snap and take out my comp with one big match!
i left a thread b 4 but i think it was not specific to my problem; so i didn't get the answers i needed. i know there are lots of comp geniuses out there, so if u could give me step by step info i would be really happy.

(*edited by mod)
 

A:freezing/ stuttering

What type of video card do you have? That may be the root of your issue..

Once you respond back I'll have a better idea of what may help your situation
 

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I have a 1.7GHz XP (home Edition and unfortuantly an OEM) PC trying to run Kurzweill 3000; word; ie; outlook express; zoomtext; adobe reader; PCTV; Olympus DM1 up & download; BT broadband; winzip; access; powerpoint; excel; ahead nero; inspiration; dragon naturally speaking.

Problem is PC sound stutters and PC freezes randomly. Have done restore points and restore to image/ghost. Issue still there.

I think I need to wipe the hard drive and reinstall everything - but how do I do it with an OEM? How can I communicate this to the supplier - whats the keyword to use. PC is still under warrenty until 8th Jan but issue been around for years - PC used to be a windows 98 - they did an upgrade - could they have missed something?

They think they've done enough - I need a working pc!

Any help welcome

thnx

Elaine

A:PC Stuttering & freezing

Let's see if you have any nasties hiding there first.....

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. Open up the result.txt file created. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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Hi,

I had an issue in the past where I installed a 32-bit version of a program and it messed everything up. You can take a look at this thread for more information.

Mouse/Keyboard/USB don't work anymore after turning off computer

I had to do a repair install in order for my computer to run properly again. However, 3/4 months after the repair install, my computer is acting strange. It constantly stutters/freezes every 5-10 seconds or so. When I browse the internet, it freezes for about 5 seconds before it resumes; when I open up anything, it freezes before it starts; when I play a game, it lags/freezes randomly for a good 3-5 seconds.

I have no idea what happened or if this has anything to do with the "repair install". I assume it does and I am asking you guys if anything can be done to fix this issue before a complete format of my system.

A:Stuttering/Freezing

If this began 3 or 4 months after the repair install, it is probably not related to it.

I think you should check for malware.
Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and save it to a convenient location.
Right click on mbam-setup.exe and select Run as administrator
Before clicking the Finish button, make sure that these 2 boxes are checked (ticked):Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware will now check for updates. If your firewall prompts, please allow it. If you can't update it, select the Update tab. Under Update Mirror, select one of the websites and click on Check for Updates.
Select the Scanner tab. Click on Perform quick scan, then click on Scan.
Leave the default options as it is and click on Start Scan.
When done, you will be prompted. Click OK, then click on Show Results.
Check (tick) all items except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected.
After it has removed the items, Notepad will open. Please post this log in your next reply. You can also find the log in the Logs tab. The bottom most log is the latest.
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ESET Online Scanner:

Note: You can use either Internet Explorer or Mozilla FireFox for this scan. You will however need to disable your current installed Anti-Virus, how to do so can be read here.

Vista/Windows 7 users: You will need to to right-click on the either the IE or FF icon in t... Read more

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Hi, all.

I've recently put together a new multimedia computer which I've hooked up to a 32'' LCD 1080i TV.

The machine has up until now, played DVDs fine, but when I tried playing my first HD DVD the other day, I noticed a slight 'stutter' every five seconds or so, during playback.

I tried changing some of the ATI Catalyst settings, but nothing worked, so I turned to downloading the newest ATI drivers I could find on their official website.

After I'd installed them and restarted, an error message appeared saying that the 'new' drivers I'd just installed (even though I'd double-checked) were in fact, 'old' drivers, and that Catalyst would now not work under them.

I tried rolling back the drivers, but that didn't help - if anything, it made things worse - I lost all sound, and eventually picture whilst running XP - so as a last resort, I tried reinstalling Windows.

This has pretty much restored everything to how it was before (and also HD DVD playback in PowerDVD Ultra) but now I can only play a film/disc for so long (about 10-20 mins) until the image freezes and/or goes into an infinite stuttering loop (video, that is - the sound keeps running).
I'd be eternally grateful if anyone could help me with this.

Thanks in advance,
Clark.
PS - I've also recently installed WMP11, assuming I could play blu-ray and HD DVD discs with that, but it doesn't seem to recognise HD DVD's at all.... Read more

A:HD DVD stuttering/freezing

VLC media player will play high definition content www.videolan.org version_8 is ok..
check cpu usage in windows task manager (performance tab.) while playing the media.
it may be necessary to sop all other programs running in the background (loaded at boot up )
 

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Hey I recently upgraded my operating system from windows 7 basic to ultimate but now my laptop freezes and stutters when i play videos or music while I search the web. I've used CCleaner to fix any registry errors there might be and updated my chipset drivers but still no solution. Can anyone help???

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Hello,
I recently got a computer system of my father, [I have no idea what's been done with it in the past]

I would really appreciate it if you could help me sort the issues of it which are it being slow, and seeming to stutter / pause and jump forward. in games, sometimes in the browser and in YouTube videos. Its also extreemely noisy when Im playing games, im not sure if this has anything to do with it or not.

All i wish for, is the computer to let me play games such as World of warcraft without any issues, and use things such as facebook.

Here is the stuff i think i needed to add?
Code:


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: RADEON X850 XT Platinum Edition, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 302285 MB, Free - 171517 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0J3492
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled


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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 16:44:22, on 28/01/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17106)
Boot mode: Normal

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
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A:Slow, Stuttering / Freezing.

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Hey, about a week ago, the mouse I use for my laptop started stuttering. At first I thought it was a problem with Minecraft, as it was only happening if I played Beta or Classic. But it later got worse, it started happening outside of Minecraft and the mouse often freezes completely, and I have to unplug and then plug the mouse back into the USB port. That works for up to several minutes max, then the lagging returns again. Sometimes the lagging even returns seconds after plugging the mouse back in. The built-in trackpad on the laptop doesn't seem to stutter or freeze, but using that is a pain and tedious when doing certain tasks.

I was using a Microsoft Intellipoint mouse at the time the problem started. And thought that it could be a driver issue and that the mouse drivers would've been be out of date. Turned out they were already up-to-date though, and the driver updates come through Windows Update. After that, I swapped mice. I got another mouse from my desktop PC, and hoped that would help fix the problem. Well, nope. I still get the same stuttering and freezes. And the mice seem to work normally on the desktop. I also tried blowing out the USB ports and adapters for the mice to see if dust was causing the problem. That didn't help either. Then I thought maybe it was the mouse pad I was using, but turns out that wasn't the problem either.

Edit: the LED lights on the second mouse remain lit even when the mouse pointer has frozen.

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A:Mice Stuttering and Freezing

Is there a chance that Windows Update has updated your graphics drivers? I have had Windows Update cause problems before if I let it update hardware drivers.
 

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Sometimes my computer would freeze or slow to a crawl, regardless of what I'm doing, even if it's idle. When it slows, the computer stutters every second or so (Task manager shows CPU usage go up and down every second) and everything takes a lot longer to open/close/etc. When restarting afterwards, sometimes I'd get "A disk read error occured, press ctrl alt del to restart", or it'll hang on "Detecting IDE Drives" and then it'd do this test thing and "Media test failure, check cable". I figure these are all related and it's the cause of faulty hardware, but I don't know what. Please help. OS vista home edition 32bit intel quad core q6600 WD 320gb sata-2 16m 3200ks HDD Corsair 4gb ddr2-800 dual xms RAM Thermaltake W0131RU 850w power supply Evga nvidia 680i motherboard
 

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Hey all, I've run into a few problems here. I'm an avid player of Neverwinter Nights, EverQuest, and EQ2. And recently I've hit some... issues.

Two nights ago on EQ2, I was running through a zone, when my screen blipped. it froze for about five seconds, flickered black just before un-freezing, and my toon's pet would be a few yards ahead. Well I figured it was just some weird game glitch or lag or something, since the zone in question isn't exactly well-known for its stability. So I log out and reboot.

I can't even get into the game. It halts at the character select, and the opening screen resembles what I can best describe as "polygon explosion". Just a mass of color and triangles. I bluescreen after a while, it tells me that an error involving nv4_disp.dll resulted in an infinite loop.

So the next thing I do after I reboot is run avg, it finds nothing out of the ordinary, then I run ad-aware and spybot, both of whom just pick up your every day "you've won a million dollars!" type spyware. So I shrug and fire up WMP to enjoy some music. Well I have the visualization active on WMP, and... well, same thing that was happening in the game, only five times worse, flickering, stuttering, freezing on and off. I eventually wrestled it to the ground, uninstalled it, reinstalled it, and slapped a new skin on that works just fine. I then went to nvidia.com and downloaded / installed the 77.77 drivers. I had been using the 77.72... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering in my games

Well I went in, uninstalled the drivers, rebooted, ran a driver cleaner, rebooted, reinstalled drivers, rebooted, no good.

Anyone, please?
 

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Warning: semi long block of text ahead

plz help me out i am now running 7201 but have had this problem since windows 7 build like 6595 or whatever it was,. anyway my problem is that whenever i play online games like tf2 and l4d i get great ping usually like 50ish give or take but for some reason every few minutes or half hours depending on what it feels like that day my character and everyone else s will just freeze in place like my pc doesn't know what to do with them like its not frame-rate issues but rather a network issue i thought it was my router and network but i even got a brand new router and wireless adapter,. this didnt happen ever on vista so idk so in short my network basically stutters while playing online games and every once in a while ill get that yellow symbol on my network status next to the clock but i just have to wait a few seconds or disconnect and then reconnect so can someone plz help me ?

btw my old router was a linksys wrt54g and my new one is a d-link gaming router i have a linksys wifi usb adapter

A:Network stuttering and freezing

well, it turns out for some reason the lag spikes are only in tf2 as far as i no cause i was playing css fine,. however it still drops everyonce and a while and i cant find a fix for tf2

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Hi there,

I have been having problems with my desktop for the past 4-5 months, have tried so much and looked on almost
every thread relating to lag and stuttering without finding a solution.

I have had the PC for nearly 3 years, built myself.

Specs:
CPU: Intel i7 7700k ( swaped to a celeron G3930)
GPU: Geoforce 1070 (taken out for testing)
Motherboard: MSI z270 pro carbon (swaped to an ASUS prime z270-P for testing)
Power supply: EVGA Supernova 850 W Gold G2
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3000 MHz (tried individually)
Storage: Samsung 960 EVO M.2 (boot drive) and a Seagate BarraCuda

The problem occurs every 5-10 minutes with normal use, but every 20-30 seconds while playing games. This becomes more often for both the longer the computer is turned on for.

Things I have tried software wise:
-Clean install of windows 10
-Update/reinstall drivers for every component
-Change resolution and refresh rate of the monitor
-Disable prefetch and superfetch

There are no errors in event manager leading me to assume this problem is due to hardware. I have tried unplugging my GPU
and using my CPU's onboard graphics, the problem still occurs.

Screen recording of what the freezing looks like:

View: https://youtu.be/Q28k25lj8QQ

This problem 100% is not related to:
CPU
GPU
Motherboard
Loose cables
RAM

I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readings, everything looks very stable.
I have tested both my Storage devices and they show no e... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering with normal use

You post that the problem is 100% not ram however I do not see where you tested the ram and what you used to test? Unless you use something like memtest and or prime95 [ram test] for a minimum of 1hr, then you really do not know if the problem is ram or not.




I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readingsClick to expand...

While this has some validity, it does not test under a load [which is where a pw supply would most likely have problems]
If you want to test a pw supply, you use the motherboard mfg's monitoring software while running prime95, OCCT, or IBT [intel burn test] If by chance your board mfg does not have monitoring software [which I know asus has] then you can use the intel extreme tuning utility. The intel utility will both monitor and do a stress test.
 

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Other than a few minor hiccups, the only issue I seem to be having after upgrading to Windows 8 is some freezing and very slow performance. I may right-click something, or open a window, and it might take minutes instead of a fraction of a second. Sometimes, Explorer will crash or freeze. Other times, video/picture thumbnails will not be present, or may take a very long time to show up. Sometimes, I will open a folder, and it will display as if it is empty, even if it is full of files.
My computer is very fast, so I am unsure of what might be causing this. I scanned my drivers for errors, but they seem to be alright.

Thanks in advance for any ideas/suggestions!

Windows 8 Pro x64
Intel Core i7 2600k
16 GB RAM
128 GB SSD
2 TB HDD, 1 TB HDD x2, 1 TB ext. HDD, 3 TB ext. HDD x2
GTX 670
Security: Bitdefender Total Security 2013

A:Freezing, Stuttering, and Crashing

Did you upgrade or do a clean install? I had similar issues when I ran in dual-boot mode and everything cleared up after I did a clean install. Check your drivers and be sure they're all up-to-date. Is your PC running hot? Does it always do the same thing or just after it's been running awhile?

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Every time I listen to music or watch a video my computer seems to freeze or stutter for just a second. During this time the music screeches and everything hangs. I don't know if this only occurs when listening to music or watching a video, but it is the only time I notice.

I have tried disk defrag, updating drivers, cleaning my registry, disabling AVG resident shield and nothing seems to work. It is getting really annoying, so if anyone has any suggestion please let me know and thank you in advance.

A:Computer Micro Freezing/Stuttering

Hi -

I suggest playing a song or video and shortly following the stuttering/freezing right- clicking on the taskmbar (at bottom) and selecting 'Task manager'.

This will open a new window in which J want you to switch to the 'Processes' tab at the top. Then expand the window and click on the bar that says 'Mem Usage'. The highest process should be listed at the top, in your reply post the top 4 processes along with their name and memory usage. It might be that your CPU is struggling to keep up.

Regards,

- Jon

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Hi,

I'll try to keep this brief.

I purchased my HP Probook 4530s off my friend last week. Naturally, I formatted it to give a fresh install of Windows. Since then I have been having this issue:

Laptop freezing up - YouTube

Watch the video above, as you can hear the video lags/stutters as well as the sound 'buzzing'. The mouse lags across the screen and for some reason the internet disconnects during this time. The only way to fix this is to restart the laptop, although is happens again.

I have re installed Windows 3 times now and every time I get the issue.

I notice it the most under the following circumstances:

-Awaken PC from sleep mode
-Run laptop on battery power

In saying that, it is completely random. I was just in a Skype call on battery power and it was fine. I hung up and then rang someone again and it started freezing/buzzing/stuttering. The internet disconnected and I had to restart the laptop for fix it.

What on earth is causing this? The laptop worked perfectly before I formatted it the first time.

Specs:

W7
HP Probook 4530s
i5 2430m 2.4GHz
8 GB RAM
HD 6490


Please and thank you for anyone who can offer any advice!

A:Laptop Freezing/Stuttering Randomly During Use

I believe I have narrowed it down to my network card.

I guess it would make sense why the internet disconnects when I get those issues, but why would it freeze up my system?

I ran the DPC latency checker, and sure enough after 5 minutes on battery, I got the issue. I disabled things in device manager 1 by 1 and found when I disable my "802.11n Wireless LAN Card" the issue INSTANTLY goes away. Re-enabling it brings the issue back again.

I've tried updating the card's drivers yet it doesn't change the driver version of the card.

Help?

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Hey everyone, I reciently built a computer for a friend, and after everything was built, I installed a legal copy of Vista Home Premium on it. During the past few days though, the computer has begun freezing. It's not so much as a full system freeze, as a stuttering. Audio playback begins to loop, and you can't do anything, but after a little while, the system returns to normal.

I have installed the latest video drivers, but haven't been able to think of much more than that.

Here's a list of the hardware.

ECS P35T-A LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

EVGA 512-P3-N871-AR GeForce 9800 GTX(G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

FSP Group Blue Storm II 500W ATX 2.2 SLI Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Retail

Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200 - Retail

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ - Retail

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

LG 20X DVD?R DVD Burner w/ SecurDisc Tech Black SATA Model GH20NS15 - OEM

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Vista Freezing/Stuttering Issue

hi ya the first thing I see is the PSU way to small to run that Video Card your gana need some thing with 700w and 26A on the 12v rail your one has only 18A on it

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I have an HP ProBook 4540s that stutters when accepting input via both keyboard and mouse. This happens not just in windows, but also in the BIOS itself. Issue is also present when booting to safe mode, and in POST. I am a bit stumped, but I have run a memtest from the UBCD and it checked out fine, as did my HDD. Any ideas?
 

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I recently put together a HTPC out of some old parts, but when I try to stream videos from Hulu, Neftlix, and the likes, I get very poor performance. Netflix is watchable, with only occasional freezing, but the audio is slightly off sink from the video. Hulu on the other hand is extremely slow, and in full screen the video becomes a slideshow. Through the task manager, I can see that while streaming from Netflix I get around 60-70% CPU usage, while from Hulu I get a flat out 100%. I have installed available updates, including the most recent nVidia drivers, and flash 10.1, which is supposed to have GPU acceleration. Neither of those helped in the slightest bit.

Here are the specs:

Commell LV-670 ITX motherboard
Celeron 2.6
1 Gb DDR
GeForce 8400gs
Windows Server 2008

I know this is not a very powerful system, but it handles DVDs relatively smoothly, though there is still high CPU usage with them. I have tried multiple browsers as well, and have noticed no difference between them.

Any ideas on how to get GPU accelerated flash working, or how to improve streaming performance in general?

Thanks,

-TC
 

A:Video Streaming Stuttering/Freezing

sounds more like a network issue than anything... check for conflicts and update network drivers if necessary. i don't understand why CPU usage is so high but perhaps a network protocol or service is hogging res? download process explorer to get a better picture of what's going on why the streaming is running.
 

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Alienware 17 R4 GTX 108016Gb Rami7-7820
Out of the box it would play games fine with no freezes.  Windows and Graphics drivers updated once connected to the web and then it started freezing for a couple seconds in Wildlands and Watchdogs 2.  It will also freeze in the Heaven benchmark from Unigine. It freezes for a couple seconds then will run for a couple seconds then freeze again.  The freezes become more and more frequent.
The freezes will occur in the Heaven benchmark even on lower graphics settings.
GPU Temps are 70C and under while this is happening.
What I've tried:
1. Windows reset.
2. Windows fresh install
3. Staying with previous Graphics driver
4. Disabling Geforce Sharing
The freezing is still there.

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My computer has been having this issue since purchase. Occasionally, whatever it is that I am doing will become unresponsive for 1-3 seconds at a time. This occurs fairly often, at least once every 5-10 minutes or so, so this can become increasingly irritating. Sometimes this freezing will occur when i open a new link on an internet browser, try to run some software, etc and will make cause the computer to remain frozen until I hold the power button, either forcing it to turn off or enter sleep mode (system is unresponsive to CTRL+ALT+DEL command so this is my only option). Any insight on to what this issue could be? I should also mention that my device is out of warranty. Thanks. 

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i have had this problem for a while. i use media player classic, part of the k-lite codec pack. whenever i play a video within 10-20 mins the video starts to stutter, slowing down before completely stopping as if it had been paused. i have tried watching in windows media player also, the same thing happens.

i am using Catalyst 9.12 drivers.

i had this problem with my old video card (GeForce 8800GTS) too.

i have done some googling and other people have had this problem, for some it was their drivers. others have had success with changing the output settings under DirectShow Video in media player classic. i have tried that, but it still happens, so i am thinking it is definitely a driver issue.

has anyone else had this problem? and if so how were u able to solve it?
 

A:media players stuttering and/or freezing videos

Have you tried an alternative to WMP or Classic?
Jet Player or VLC?
The Jet Player seems to play almost anything that WMP won't, and it's got all the extra's like BBE and equalizer settings. ( see if you still have the same problems with Jet)
http://www.jetaudio.com/download/
 

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Hello, I have a problem with my computer that I built myself a couple of months ago.

The problem is that it keeps stuttering, it will freeze for two seconds unfreeze freeze for another two seconds unfreeze and it will do this roughly 6 times 10 times a day. I have put up with it in the past but now I am experiencing complete crashes where my computer will not respond and will shut down.

I have tried to research this online but havent found much solutions available, rumour has it it could be from the cables i am using to connect my SSD, HDD and optical drive to my motherboard.

I have windows 7 on my SSD, and all of my other large files on my samsung HDD.

here is my computer setup;


Error in event viewer;

General; The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort0.

Description:

Details; + System

- Provider

[ Name] atapi

- EventID 11

[ Qualifiers] 49156

Level 2

Task 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2011-09-04T18:14:11.811812600Z

EventRecordID 142424

Channel System

Computer Sam-PC

Security


- EventData

\Device\Ide\IdePort0
0000100001000000000000000B0004C004000000850100C00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000005100000


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Binary data:


In Words

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Hello All! I've bought Lenovo P51 recently. I upgraded Lenovo drivers, BIOS and installed all Microsoft updates. Within the last couple of days, I noticed that Windows 10 hangs (off and on) while accessing Windows shares on my local network.The behavior I see is as follows:Mouse movement is no longer smooth, jumping between locations versus gliding.Applications (explorer and other) become unresponsive sporadically. It seems to affect just about everything...The file copy window itself is also impacted, jumping in % versus advancing like normal and unresponsive sporadically.Even BSOD happened once while the file was copying.If I cancel the file copy the problem immediately goes away.I chose a test file (about 170 GB) to do some testing with:Copy from local SSD to the same SSD - no problems.Copy from fileserver to SSD via Internal LAN Adapter (Intel 1Gbps) - problem occurs.Copy from fileserver to SSD via External USB LAN Adapter (usb stick 1Gbps) - no problems.All tests in Lenovo Vantage passes without any error.Is anyone else experiencing a similar issue?Thanks in advance! Lenovo ThinkPad P51 (20HH0014RT)Intel Core i7, 7700HQ, 8 Gb, nVidia Quadro M1200M, SSD, 256 Gb, Windows 10 Pro

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My new XPS 15 9560 is terribly slow and freezes, especially when using Chrome (I'm writing this using Edge)  I have only run Windows Update, installed Chrome (in admin account), created a regular user and logged into Dropbox under my regular user account.  I have run the dell diagnostics which reported no problems. 
The machine is unusable in Chrome and Edge stutters and lags also.  I'm incredibly  disappointed as this brand new machine, with virtually no software installed is even slower than the 5 year old machine it was to replace.
Any ideas?  Maybe I just need to return the machine and buy another brand.
And now the reCAPTCHA is freezing so I can't post this message.  ***!

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I received a new X1 Yoga roughly a week ago and have been having a consistent issue from day 1 wherein, at random (but frequent) intervals output to the display will freeze. I know the operating system hasn't hung, as I can use the keyboard or mouse to interact with the UI and hear audio feedback, but it's like the display completely stops refreshing and it frozen on a given frame for anywhere from 2 seconds to indefinitely. Once this issue starts, it seems to get worse and worse until one of these indefinite freezes. The freezes can always be recovered from by shutting the display, letting the laptop enter sleep mode, then re-opening, but usually re-occurs very shortly afterward. Extended diagnostics with the Lenovo diagnostic tool and memtest86 return no errors, and Lenovo support sent out a replacement NVMe SSD which failed to resolve the issue. For now I have escalated in MTSA again and am waiting for a response to see what their next idea is, but was curious if this issue sounds familiar to anybody else/if anyone may have a root cause? FWIW, I haven't been able to reproduce this issue in Linux, but it can be produced in windows (both fresh from MS and via Lenovo's restore image) in <10 mins, making it that much more frustrating to nail down which component may be acting up. Cheers!

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Hi.  A couple months ago, my computer started having a range of issues.  I will detail the issues and the steps I've taken to try to correct them and what is going on now.  It all seems related to me, though may not necessarily be. 
First off, here are my quick specs:
Intel i7 2600
Nvidia Gforce 560 GTX 2Gig
8G Ram
(External Hardware: LF Flatron Monitor, Razer Naga 2012 mouse, Logitech flat keyboard, Logitech headset)
Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
The most recent Mozilla Firefox is my default browser
 
Around October, I start having multiple issues crop up all at once (funny enough, almost 2 years to the date I bought the system...):
-Frequent Kernel-based video card crashes
-Frequent driver failure for the video card
-The mouse cursor would jump to the edge of the screen
-The mouse cursor would change when browsing the web (ie, the hand point sometimes over text boxes, the typing cursor over non-textboxes)
-When alt-tabbing from facebook to World of Warcraft, the monitor would go into power save mode and not come out of it, requiring me to press the power button the PC to turn it off.
-Sometimes when shutting the computer down, the fans and front vanity light would remain on and not turn off (even after 10 minutes).  This would require me to hold the power button down to power off.  This would happen during Restarts as well--the system would not actually restart and just hang in this mode.
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A:System stuttering, freezing, cursor issues, and odd behaviors

Update:

Within 3 minutes of turning my computer on, my monitor went into power save mode when alt-tabbing back into World of Warcraft. I noticed that before it happened, there was a system stall for 5-10 seconds and sounds stalled as well. I had Ventrilo open, 1 window of Firefox open to a facebook message, WoW, and HW Monitor (temps were in the low 30s across the board as I just turned the system on).

Double checked my power save options and the monitor and system are still set to never sleep.

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Hello. My brand new OMEN 15-ax208nl notebook has got a very annoying bug: OS keeps freezing while doing simple Desktop operations... Dedicated GPU is continuously turned ON and OFF causing OS stuttering. dGPU state changes like this:OFF -> IDLE -> ON -> IDLE -> OFF I've made a demo video: https://youtu.be/txQZWfWFhlc Hardware:CPU: Intel® Core? i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHzIntergrated GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 630Dedicated GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB (laptop)RAM: 16 GB DDR4 2400OS drive: SSD 128 GBData drive: HDD 1 TB Software:OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, version 1607, build 14393.693NVIDIA driver: 378.49Intel HD driver: 21.20.16.4534 What I tried for solve the problem:- clean installation of Windows 10- clean installation of all drivers- update BIOS- set integrated GPU as default GPU in NVIDIA control panel This problem is present on HP Pavilion 15-bc014nl too (i7-6700HQ [HD 530] and GTX 960M 4GB)... Do You have any solution? I suppose it's a Windows 10 problem so please upvote my feedback on Windows Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/Hgc5aa PS: Sorry for bad english.

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Help guys..I don't know what the problem could be. I'd be doing something on my computer when all of a sudden, everything freezes and if I'm playing music, it's non stop stuttering until I turn it off manually. I just recently finished troubleshooting the laptop shutting off by cleaning the fan and removing the dust thus preventing the overheating which was shutting it off. But a few days after successfully dealing with that, this problem shows up. HELP ME FIGURE THIS OUT!

I'll post a Hijack This Log

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:06:26 AM, on 3/26/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Tall Emu\Online Armor\oasrv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
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A:Dell Studio 1537 freezing up/Stuttering Randomly

Delete any existing version of ComboFix you have sitting on your desktop
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As you download it rename it to ironmogul123.exe
**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop and run from the desktop and not any other folder on your computer**
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Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus and anti-malware real-time protection and any script blocking components of them or your firewall before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results" or stop combofix running at all
Click on THIS LINK to see instructions on how to temporarily disable many security programs while running combofix. The list does not cover every program. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
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Im new here and im not sure if i posted in the right place, so please bear with me.

anyway...

laptop specs:
HP Compaq Presario CQ50
Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
AMD Anthlon Dual-Core QL-60, 1900 Mhz, 2 Cores, 2 Logical Processor
BIOS: Hewlett-Packard F.54

Symptoms:
USB Mouse freezes/stutters every few seconds/minutes on some days.
USB Mouse constatnly disconnects/reconnects (with matching bu-dum sound) on other days.
USB Mouse does not install properly at all on worst days.
USB Mouse works perfectly on other laptops.
Other good condition Mice attached to my laptop show same symptoms
USB flash drives and other devices (except mouse) works perfectly
Windows will not boot when USB Mouse is attached during start-up (the second I remove the mouse, boot initiates)
Touchpad acts up every now and then (with or without USB Mouse attached)
I cant find:
"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/services/USB" in regedit
all i find is ".../usbccgp" "../USBCCID" "../usbhub" "../usbcir" "../usbehci" "../usbohci" "../usbprint" "../USBSTOR" and "../usbuhci"

When it started happening:
When I accidentally removed a couple of USB Flash drives without "safely removing" them.

I have updated all drivers and BIOS.
I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling USB Drivers in Device Mgr.
I have tried turning off "Allow computer to turn-off this device to save power" option
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A:USB Mouse glitch - Freezing/stuttering/disconnecting/reconnecting

Hello stanejera, welcome to the forum

Try this; USB Driver - General Fix for Problems[2]=Hardware%20and%20Drivers

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i bought a corsair reactor 60gb for my OS the other week and have 750gb for storage now, it's fast and all but i get random clicking / stuttering. most of the time while im trying to do something in Ventrilo but there are other occasions too. i also get this long freeze time when i leave my computer on over night, i'll go to do something in the morning and the desktop is frozen and one of the hard drives is making a screeching noise while it's frozen. eventually ~5 minutes later it will unfreeze and the screeching stops.
 

A:New SSD, random clicking / stuttering?

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ARGH! Is all I can say about this problem so far.

What I've done thus far: I've tried updating drivers, replacing graphic cards, reinstalling directx, sound cards, everything I can think of.

The problem: Audio and video stutters when doing things, anything really. Whilst that happens, I speculate that there's a cpu spike, it jumps to about 20% or so and drops back to normal, whatever that may be.

The game, song, whatever, keeps running when it stutters so lets assume I'm playing Mass Effect, the sound and video will stutter briefly (no longer than a second) and when things come back to normal I'll be half way across the room. Lol.

Suspected solutions: None so far.

Any, and all suggestions would be greatly appriciated.

Edit: Just now, I noted that it spikes to 100% now.

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EDIT: Since a lot of people seem to be reading this (probably from google with the same problem), here's the tl;dr:
>So far, no concrete fix.
>Definitely a problem with the LAN card.
>If you have a Realtek card, downgrading to Win7 drivers seem to lessen the amount of stutters.
>Disabling all kinds of CPU throttling will make them less severe when they happen (But it will eat more power running at 100% all the time)
(Forgive me if this is the incorrect form, since DPC latency issues are related to drivers I figure this is the best place)

I've been having issues with random audio + video stuttering since I upgraded to Windows 10 Educational (x64) about 2 months ago now. Previously, I ran Windows 7 (x64) on nearly identical hardware without issue. The only new piece of hardware is a Samsung SSD, but due to the specific drivers causing latency, I'd find it exceptionally hard to believe that these stutters stem from a faulty drive.

Fortunately, I've managed to narrow the problem down, but I'm pretty much stumped at this point since nothing I do can actually fix it.

Here's all the relevant information:

>Stutters last anywhere from about 100ms to 500ms.

>I have used LatencyMon to narrow down some of the offending drivers: ndis.sys and tcpip.sys.
ndis spike:

tcpip spike:
>This probably means it's something network related, so:
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A:Random Stuttering / DPC Latency Nightmare

Originally Posted by Psiyon


(Forgive me if this is the incorrect form, since DPC latency issues are related to drivers I figure this is the best place)

I've been having issues with random audio + video stuttering since I upgraded to Windows 10 Educational (x64) about 2 months ago now. Previously, I ran Windows 7 (x64) on nearly identical hardware without issue. The only new piece of hardware is a Samsung SSD, but due to the specific drivers causing latency, I'd find it exceptionally hard to believe that these stutters stem from a faulty drive.

Fortunately, I've managed to narrow the problem down, but I'm pretty much stumped at this point since nothing I do can actually fix it.

Here's all the relevant information:

>Stutters last anywhere from about 100ms to 500ms.

>I have used LatencyMon to narrow down some of the offending drivers: ndis.sys and tcpip.sys.
ndis spike:

tcpip spike:
>This probably means it's something network related, so:
-I have updated to the latest Windows 10 compatible network drivers for my on-board Realtek network adapter.
-I have disabled all power-saving / idle shutdown settings for the network adapter in device manager.
-I can't be 100% certain, but doing these two things seem to have slowed the rate at which the stuttering occurs. Instead of the usual 5-10 times per day, it's now down to around 3 times per day. (observed over the past week or so)

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For months I've tried every possible solution I could find but nothing has helped even a little. I turned off Turbo Boost, updated every driver, turned off global v-sync through control panel, turned off gaming mode and DVR, and the only thing I think of is that it might be my monitor being a free-sync opposed to g-sync.
Specs:
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 7700 @ 3.60GHz 36 ?C Kaby Lake 14nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (17-17-17-39) Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. B250M-DS3H-CF (U3E1) 28 ?C Graphics VX2457 ([email protected]) ASUS VH198 ([email protected]) 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Gigabyte) 49 ?C Storage 119GB Ironside Titanium 128GB SSD (SSD) 1863GB TOSHIBA DT01ACA200 (SATA) 38 ?C Optical Drives No optical disk drives detected Audio Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma

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Hello everyone, Ice here. I'm new to the forums, but I've had an issue with Win8 for a while now. Hopefully someone can help me out, because it's slowly driving me nuts.

Occasionally, my computer just stutters (freezes for about half a second) several times in a row, ranging from about 6 to 10 times in a row. Literally everything will stop and freeze during that moment; the screen, sound, mouse, my friends even report that my mic input stutters. This happens about once every hour, usually a bit less than that.

It doesn't matter what I'm doing with the computer when this happens; Playing games, watching a video on YT or just on the desktop, doing nothing.

I've had this issue before, when I just installed Win8, but somehow that had fixed itself for a while. Now, a few weeks back, the issue has come up again and I haven't been able to find out why it happens.

I've done a few recent changes a few weeks back too. I replaced my NVidia GeForce 470 with the NVidia Geforce 660 Ti. I had also connected my sis' laptop's HDD around there as well, when her laptop broke down.

I've tried to do a number of things and looked up on forums for a solution. I've done a SFC scan and I've updated my NVidia drivers multiple times.

My specs:

OS: Win8 Enterprise 64 bit
VCard: NVidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti
RAM: 2x 4GB DDR3
CPU: Intel i5 760 @ 2.80GHz
HDD: Samsung HD 103SJ ATA
Motherboard: P55-GD65 (MS-7583) by Micro-Star International

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A:Occasional random stuttering in Win8

Was her laptop problem virus related?

Could you have that virus now?

What antivirus program do you use and have you scanned your system since?

When your computer frreezes is the harddrive accessing like mad? Can you hear it or have an led flashing?

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For months I've tried every possible solution I could find but nothing has helped even a little. I turned off Turbo Boost, updated every driver, turned off global v-sync through control panel, turned off gaming mode and DVR, and the only thing I think of is that it might be my monitor being a free-sync opposed to g-sync.
Specs:
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 7700 @ 3.60GHz 36 ?C Kaby Lake 14nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (17-17-17-39) Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. B250M-DS3H-CF (U3E1) 28 ?C Graphics VX2457 ([email protected]) ASUS VH198 ([email protected]) 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Gigabyte) 49 ?C Storage 119GB Ironside Titanium 128GB SSD (SSD) 1863GB TOSHIBA DT01ACA200 (SATA) 38 ?C Optical Drives No optical disk drives detected Audio Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma

A:random graphical/audio stuttering

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

What is the make and model number of your PSU?

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I have this issue where sometimes when playing a game, whenever it's about to load a new audio asset, the game briefly freezes. Like for instance, I'm playing the Brutal Doom mod, and it will go fine for a little while but whenever I"m about to for example fire a new weapon, it will freeze itself for a second to seemingly load the new audio file for the gun being shot. There are other games that do this as well. Also, sometimes when watching a video on YouTube, I get audio stutter for a few seconds.

I've done scans with Avast!, Malware Bytes, and Spybot and so far nothing conclusive has come up. I ran the Intel Driver Update program and updated several drivers, but that hasn't fixed it. I also tried disabling Andrea ST but that didn't fix it neither. I've had this laptop for several years now, and it never did this until recently.

Here is a Speccy Link: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/HTOvaCdvUZG6UjYSenWcXLn
 

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For almost every song, my Windows Media Player has a short stutter/lag during song playback. Sound quality is normal and there is no static or any other sort of issue. Only the really random, brief stutter, as if someone hit pause extremely quickly.

My setup is pretty much default...drivers are SigmaTel High Definition Audio Codec (Windows auto-configured this itself). I have a Dell Vostro 1500.

I have a K-Lite Codec Pack installed, but I believe this only affects my video codecs (.mkv/.avi/.divx, etc.).

Is it possible that the desktop background slideshow can be causing this? I have it on cycle every 5 minutes, which does somewhat match my windows media player stutter timing. I checked this though, and the stutter doesn't quite always happen with the change of background. My other concern was maybe my anti-virus problem (Symantec Endpoint) could be causing this.

Does anyone else have this problem? Any ideas on what could be causing this stutter? I did not have this issue back with Windows XP.

A:Windows Media Player random stuttering

Did you try another player - e.g. VLC ( Download VLC Media Player 1.0.2 - FileHippo.com ). If that works, then you might have a codec problem indeed.

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Hello,

It as been a while for me with these two problems which I was not able to solve for my self.

1) when I wake the pc after it's been on sleep mode all night, it wakes up but no display. the screen has a small blue light that stays on after the pc wakes up, but after a few seconds it comes back to blink. ( all the while the screen is black), then i am forced to reset then screen comes back.

2) there also seems to be another problem, which I am not sure if related or not. recently I think after the big windows 10 update, when I watch videos either on pc itself or youtube, there seem to be a random slowdown/stuttering/ fps drops or what ever... this happens just for just 5-10 seconds each time.

i have tried delete and reinstall the gpu driver, but it didn't work. i should mention that games does not suffer that problem.


my rig:
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 10586)
System Model: X58A-UD3R
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory(DDR3): 12288MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 12286MB RAM

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Hi there,I have a problem thats bugged me since the day I got my new build back from a local PC shop.Its basicly that sometimes(mainly upon first boot and while running a couple of apps.processess)my mouse cursor will start stuttering.i,e its visible but if i try to move to something it sort of skips along(starts moving then moves a further couple of mm's).Also if im on y/tube,f/book etc,whatever I was in the middle of freezes up/crashes(not to desktop or BSOD),this forces me to hit restart button.All is well upon reboot though?.I have switched ram sticks over,cleaned inside case/checked all cables/checked GPU is correctly placed etc.Im starting to worry that I may have purchased a faulty CPU.All components were new at time of this build apart from my HD and my GPU which were taken out of my previous rig.This has also occcured whilst playing a few games(could my g/card be failing?).The person who built the rig is a friend of mine who runs his own shop and I have no worries about his ability in building custom rigs(he must build at least 4-5 per week).He has taold me to fetch the rig back in for diagnostics check,Im just asking if you guys have came accross this sort of thing before and do you have any ideas.
Thanks ..

A:Mouse cursor stuttering/random freeze ups

I had similar problems with a bad hard drive. Have you checked the drive for bad sectors or slow performance? On my system, perfmon /report showed a long average disk queue length for the drive.

For perfmon /report instructions: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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RELEVANCY SCORE 49.2

Hello,

It as been a while for me with these two problems which I was not able to solve for my self.

1) when I wake the pc after it's been on sleep mode all night, it wakes up but no display. the screen has a small blue light that stays on after the pc wakes up, but after a few seconds it comes back to blink. ( all the while the screen is black), then i am forced to reset then screen comes back.

2) there also seems to be another problem, which I am not sure if related or not. recently I think after the big windows 10 update, when I watch videos either on pc itself or youtube, there seem to be a random slowdown/stuttering/ fps drops or what ever... this happens just for just 5-10 seconds each time.

i have tried delete and reinstall the gpu driver, but it didn't work. i should mention that games does not suffer that problem.


my rig:
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 10586)
System Model: X58A-UD3R
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory(DDR3): 12288MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 12286MB RAM

A:No display after wake up+ random video stuttering

Press the Win Key+X choose Device Manager. Expand Display, Write down the Video chips make and model# (ie) AMD or nVidia.
Usually you would go to the Motherboard Manufacturer site GA-X58A-UD3R (rev. 2.0) | Motherboard - GIGABYTE to download drivers but Gigabyte does not have Video drivers on their site for this legacy motherboard.
Go to the video manufacturers site and type in your make and model# of your video chip and download the latest driver.

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I recently purchased a hp pavilion 15-au010wm laptop 6 days ago and right out of the box I noticed that the audio playback would stutter or make a popping sound and sometimes have dropouts randomly so I tried updating my audio, video, WLAN, BIOS and bluetooth drivers but the random stuttering and dropouts continued. Note that it doesn't affect video playback, just the audio. Any idea what could be causing this issue?

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