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Q: Computer keeps freezing after log in

I use a Dell Vostro 1520 (Laptop)
RAM is 3GB
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 @2.10 GHZ
Video Card: GeForce 9300M GS
OS: Windows Vista Service Pack 2

To give a full story, around 2 months ago I would experience random fps lag spikes while playing games on my computer. I assumed it was my video card's driver. I updated it and it didn't solve the problem, so I just dealt with it. At some point it got really annoying and I checked my physical memory and it was at 60% after closing multiple programs. I had also noticed it took significantly longer to open any video or music files and my computer would occasionally freeze for quite a while. I then assumed it was malware, so I uninstalled any programs I no longer used and used Malwarebytes to scan my computer. It came up with some results, but nothing really appeared threatening. I still deleted all of them. No result was shown, so I used Avast anti-virus full scan and windows live essentials and deleted any threat that would appear. Still no progress was made and as of recently my computer will freeze in a few seconds after logging in. I read some forum posts with a similar problem and the solutions were usually to do with RAM or the video card driver, so I booted in safe mode (no problems) and disabled my video card. I then rebooted normally and that didn't solve the problem. I am assuming there the programs on my computer and no matter how many I uninstalled or closed in processes on task manager, I still end up with 70+ and 60% memory (when I could still use it)

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Preferred Solution: Computer keeps freezing after log in

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Computer keeps freezing after log in

The laptops cooling heatsink could be clogged with dust and animal hair...

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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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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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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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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?
 

A:freezing computer.(memtest freezing aswell)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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My laptop is freezing up. If I start it up it boots up ok but once it gets into Window 7 it seems like tere are program running that freeze it up.

What can I do.

A:Computer freezing up.

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Please take a look at a few things here:

Is your PC running slow...?

Windows 7 Tips and Tools | Tech Support Forum

How to maintain a Safe, Healthy, and Fast Web Browser | Tech Support Forum

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Hi guys,Now i have read the topic notes, and it said that i have to post what worm/spyware is infecting my computer, but there is also info on a slow computer. Anyways, i thought i would put it here and feel free to move it. The problem i am having is i turn on my computer, and after about 40 secs it slows down lot, and it takes a long time to load any thing up.after about 5 mins you cant open up anything, including Ctrl+Alt+Del, and the start and icons at the bottom of the screen dont change when hovering, plus clicking on stuff does nothing, only way to go through tabs is using KeyBoard.When i had a similar situation before, i looked at the windows task manager and noticed that svchost.exe was using a lot of CPU, so checked this time, and if i close it the effects stop, but it has the negative effect of stopping me accessing my mates computer (who is using same server) so that may give a hint to whcih svchost that is being accessed.Note that the HiJackThis was used after i ended svchostLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 00:36:59, on 11/05/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5700.0006)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Fil... Read more

A:Computer "freezing"

* If you aren't really using Logitech Desktop Messenger, you can uninstall it because it's slowing down your computer and it only searches for updates for your Logitech products, but you can update perfect manually without slowing down your computer. * Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyDouble-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.* After that, perform a disk defragmentation.

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Hello, my computer is acting extremely weird. It slows down a lot and I'm not sure why. Here is my hijackthis log. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:34:18 AM, on 10/24/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20661)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeD:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXED:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exeD:\Program Files\Creative\Mixer\CTSVolFE.exeD:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeD:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exeD:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeD:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeD:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exeD:\Program Files ... Read more

A:Freezing Computer

Hi Priesta11 and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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So yesterday, my computer turned off for no reason. I thought it was overheating, because I had the computer had been on for 10 hours straight (My brother used it as well). Today, I tried turning it on, and it freezes at the start, where, for my computer, it says GATEWAY, and big words. It stays there and I can't do anything about it. After 10 minutes, it beeps once, and a minute later turns off. Also, yesterday the screen was black when I left and came back for a while, and it wouldn't turn back. I pressed enter and it made the login sound, and then I can hear some sounds from the game my brother was playing, but it remained black. So I turned on High Contrast and turned it off and it turned back to normal. Does that have anything to do with it? Help?

Oh and by the way, I can't access Safe Mode. I don't get a BSOD either.
 

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Try replacing the power supply if this is a desktop PC
 

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(originally i posted this on bf3 forums so im going to paste some of the important stuff ive said)


Its really starting to * me off ever since i started playing dungeon defenders (to pass time by till bf3) i have been getting random and frequent freezes and then there is a really loud and annoying noise playing in my headset ive never had this once and one of the times it bsod'ed why does this keep happening at first i thought it was only while playing that game but now its happening while surfing web

1.my computer case is open and i dont think it should be overheating never had a problem like that for a year

2.i have just done a system wipe and started fresh and its still happening

3.temps check out fine


HELP




sorry i didnt check this forum post today or last night but ill go find my case tonight and close it up but i have been playing all day toady i got about 2 freezes so i took my ram out swapped the slots and put them into the other 2 but 1 year ago i had blue screens for some reason and my ram was in those slots so i put them in the onese they are currently in and they stopped but anyway i put them in the*blue screen ones* and all that did was cause a blue screen so i took some ram from my bros almost identical comp (just not same gpu's) and put them in mine all is good but i got 2 freezes with those so and my bro doesnt ever get freezes so im guessing its not the ram but ill try out that case closed although my temps check out fine...but its... Read more

A:Computer keeps freezing

what are you running
video card
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
model
wattage

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

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hello so my problem is my computer suddenly started freezing 0.1 - 0.2 sec everywhere even on facebook and on every game i play, its simply unplayable now, and it was not like this yesterday i've tried formatting but it didnt work out.

i have no clue what the problem is so i'd like some help

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Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello...I've encountered some problems here lately with my computer locking up for about 5 minutes at a time with any program I'll be working on at that moment. I notice that the clock lags behind every time this happens kind of like every three seconds is equal to one second--where I have to re-adjust the time every time it's done freezing up.
I'm running Windows XP and have ran Spybot, Adaware and Etrust Antivirus and they haven't detected any problems.
Below is my Hijackthis.log and any help as to what I need to do to fix this problem would be great!!

Thanks!!!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:56:47 PM, on 9/22/2006
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\realmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\CDANTSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\dcfssvc.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\CA_LIC\LogWatNT.exe
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A:computer freezing up

Go to Add/Remove programs and remove Logitech Desktop Messenger.
Run HJT again and put a check in the following:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = :0
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll (file missing)
O15 - ProtocolDefaults: 'http' protocol is in Trusted Zone, should be Internet Zone (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {41F31718-2B9D-4F76-85E2-DD11BBA99F8D} - http://install.spywarelabs.com/DistI...2501031120.EXE
O16 - DPF: {C8BAC37C-A8D2-425E-B7FC-80B9537FB14A} - http://www.spyblast.com/download/SBFS.cab
O16 - DPF: {DF780F87-FF2B-4DF8-92D0-73DB16A1543A} - http://download.games.yahoo.com/game...ploader_v6.cab

Close all applications and browser windows before you click "fix checked".
Restart the machine and post your log again.
 

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Hi.1. My computer will freeze while I'm surfing on the internet and I have to hold in the power button to reset the machine. This only happens if I'm surfing the net. It does not happen while using any other programs.2. My machine will restart on it's own. Once it's rebooted, I get an error messege saying that my maching recovered from a serious error.Please help!Thanks,SlickLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:38:01 AM, on 5/13/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcpromgr.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\redirsvc\redirsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\M... Read more

A:Freezing Computer!

* If you aren't really using Logitech Desktop Messenger, you can uninstall it because it's slowing down your computer and it only searches for updates for your Logitech products, but you can update perfect manually without slowing down your computer. * also, remove this program from add-remove programs:NZSearch* Download Dr.Web CureIt to the desktop:ftp://ftp.drweb.com/pub/drweb/cureit/drweb-cureit.exeDoubleclick the drweb-cureit.exe file and Allow to run the express scanThis will scan the files currently running in memory and when something is found, click the yes button when it asks you if you want to cure it. This is only a short scan.Once the short scan has finished, Click Options > Change settingsChoose the "Scan"-tab, remove the mark at "Heuristic analysis".Back at the main window, mark the drives that you want to scan.Select all drives. A red dot shows which drives have been chosen.Click the green arrow at the right, and the scan will start.Click 'Yes to all' if it asks if you want to cure/move the file.When the scan has finished, look if you can click next icon next to the files found: If so, click it and then click the next icon right below and select Move incurable as you'll see in next image:

This will move it to the %userprofile%\DoctorWeb\quarantaine-folder if it can't be cured. (this in case if we need samples)After selecting, in the Dr.Web CureIt menu on top, click file and choose save report listSave the report to your desktop... Read more

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I have an Asus running on Vista and just recently it it has been freezing up quite frequently and I have no idea why. It seems to happen the most when my screen saver has been on for a while. It freezes to the point where the only way I can restart it is to unplug it. It also froze up a bunch last night while trying to watch an MP4. Could it could possibly be a video card issue since I have it connected to my TV via hdmi? I still don't understand why it started happening just now though. I have checked my drivers and they all seem to be up to date with no exclamations. There are no new programs running at startup and I've updated windows. I also ran virus scans so I don't believe thats an issue. Anyone got any clues?

Couple other things that may be noteworthy but are nothing new to before this started happening:

-I have an external usb mouse connected
-I run mozzila thunderbird with a minimize to tray add-on
-Ive tried switching screen savers but it doesn't seem to matter which one...I only have the windows default savers installed
-It usually happens when I move the mouse after being away for awhile and saver is running

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Can you list your specs?

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For a couple of months my computer randomly freezes. It goes days or even weeks without freezing, then will freeze several times in one day. It's really frustrating. I've sweeped the computer for viruses and spyware, but there doesn't seem to be a problem.

Any ideas why it's freezing?
 

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hi, my computer had been slowing up for quite some time and it was freeze and also the dreaded BSOD.

i installed some new RAM and this has certainly helped with the speed as its never been so quick!! no more BSOD either. but it does still like to freeze every now and again. any one have any other solutions???

A:computer freezing!!

Can you provide more information about your system ? motherboard make and model processor, ram, hdd, powersupply all that

When was the last time you actually formatted your hard drive?

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I have worked on this computer 2 times previously for the same problem.

It has an Asus P3B-F mainboard, Celeron 400 CPU(in a S370 adapter) 64MB RAM, ATI X'Pert 98 video card, and USR modem and Creative sound card

The first time I replaced the mainboard and the video card the second time I reformatted the HDD and did a clean reinstall of Win98.

Each time the computer worked again for a few months and then started freezing again. This time I swapped the RAM, updated the BIOS and the video drivers but it still freezes. Often it freezes as it is partway through Scandisk, which is running because the computer was shut down improperly since it had frozen while it was in use, so I have run a surface scan but it shows up okay.

What else can I try? Could it be the processor? I have tried pretty much every thing else.
 

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my computer randomly freezes, no blue screen. it sometimes randomly restarts. it doesnt seem to freeze when im not doing anything on it. ive downloaded multiple virus scaners, CCleaner/HijackThis/Search And Destroy. But it still happens. i have 1gb and 75% of it is free'd space on my C drive. D drive is even more free space. HELP MEEEE

A:my computer keeps freezing

Instead of continuing to agonise over it go here and let our experts examine your system. They should be able to get you back on track. Make sure you follow all the instructions given.

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Please help!

My pc switches itself off and freezes all the time...........
Please find below the log HijackThis file.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:27:10 PM, on 29/05/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Navnt\defwatch.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Navnt\rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\atiptaxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Navnt\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\ADAPTE~1\CreateCD\CREATE~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\EIZO\ScreenManager Pro for LCD\Lcdctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
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I am having trouble with my computer freezing it started when playing media files and has gotten worst I have tried deleting my temp files, defragging, checking my hard disks for errors, and system restore, I have CA security suite for the internet with spyware and anti-virus protection I scanned for spyware and deleted it but I can't complete a full virus scan without my computer freezing before it is through. What can I do

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hi there i have a computer win xp pro on it and i have recently installed a cable modem through the usb port. and my computer keeps freezing everytime i am on it i dont get any error message it just keeps freezing all the time..

here is my start ups incase you need them

Advanced Tools Check c:\progra~1\norton~2\advtools\advchk.exe All Users HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
desktop desktop.ini NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Startup
desktop desktop.ini BRET-239AMBCWW6\bret Startup
desktop desktop.ini BRET-239AMBCWW6\bret_2 Startup
desktop desktop.ini .DEFAULT Startup
desktop desktop.ini All Users Common Startup
iamapp c:\program files\norton personal firewal

i hope that some one could help me with this problem....thanx

the system spec is

pent 2 400 mhz
win xp pro
128 mb ram none sharded
128k cable modem
 

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specs:

Asus A7N8X Deluxe
Athlon Xp 1800+ stock hsf
Radeon 9500
Maxtor 15 GB Drive
LG 4x2x24x Burner
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Well, to keep it short, my computer randomly freezes to the point where I can not do anything. sometimes this happens during boot up, sometimes after 10 minutes of usage, sometimes just looking through the bios.

here are some things that I have done since it was working properly:

-uninstalled zone alarm
-downloaded some xp updates
-downloaded updated mobo drivers
-upped cpu multiplyer to 12x
-reset mobo multiplyer to 11.5x
-flashed bios with 1003 (it froze before and after i did this)
-installed new HD
-removed the HD
-swore at my computer a lot

it seems like it is an overheating problem but i checked my cpu temp at idle and its only 32 degrees celcius.

There are a couple specific questions I have but any help is appreciated.

1. is there a way to measure Video card tempurature? or even HD tempurature (at one point it was pretty crowded but its open now and still freezing)

2. Like my specs say I have an A7N8X Deluxe and recently update my bios, however, I was unsure of my pcb revision (as they have 2 different bioses for different revisions). Where can I find out my revision number

3. in the bios there is something called FSB Spread Spectrum. What the heck is that? (it wont let me change it from 0.5% but says the default is disabled)

Any other help is appreciated. Thank you.
 

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Hello guys, I was hoping you could help me. So here's the problem: My computer keeps randomly freezing. Well, maybe not so random. Whenever I play a video game, for example, it freezes after a while. Or whenever I watch some video. Whenever I work on it for too long.
So, do you have any idea what might cause such freezes and what I might do to solve the problem?
I have Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002, Service pack 3; AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 1.67GHz, 512MB of RAM and nVidia GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 8X.

If you need any other info, let me know.

I realise the computer is ancient, yes, but I was still hoping you could help me.

A:Computer keeps freezing

Hi Jedi Girl,

One thing you can do is to perform a "Check Disk Repair" on your computer and see if that alleviates your computer issue. Here is the link to the Check Disk Repair instructions: How to perform disk error checking in Windows XP

Another thing you can do is to check your computer hard-drive for any errors. Check out this link: Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

Also, get a compress-air can, open up your computer and blow the dust out of your system. Check the CPU temps in the BIOS and if you are unsure if temps are in the safe zone for the CPU, then feel free to post them here.

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Hi guys for the past few weeks my computer keeps freezing. It doesn't happen because of any paticular thing i do on the computer as it happens when i start up th computer and it will just stay at the black screen and it can also happen when im on the net or playing a game. I can almost guarantee my computer will freeze if i leave it on over night to download stuff of convert files. I have wiped my computer and have down virus checks on it with mcafee and spy ware checks with ad-aware and it comes up with nothing can you help me please. I have attached a reading from hijackthis if it's any help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:33:01, on 20/06/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslstat.exe
C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\VoyagerTest\fts.exe
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I have windows 7 and my computer has been acting strangely. Since about spring it started to freeze up whenever i turned it on. The freezing could be avoided though if i would log of before it froze in which case it would not freeze. My computer is acting strange and i want to know what is causing this. I would like to know if my computer is defective or if windows 7 is messed up I donít know a lot about computers so pleas Iíd like some help
 

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Hello everyone. I am experiencing a problem where my computer freezes when I play a game. It doesn't BSOD, simply the image and the sound freezes. Five minutes after I connect to a Counter Strike: Source server or when a Modern Warfare 3 match starts, my computer freezes. This does not occur 100% of the time as I was able to play a session of Counter Strike: Source without this problem occurring. This problem has not occurred outside of gaming. However, this has happened a total of three times in less than two days. This is only happening after there was a power outage in my home. My computer is new and custom made, I will list the specs:

Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Professional Fatal1ty
Power Supply: Corsair HX750
Processor: Intel 2500k (no overclock)
RAM: Mushkin 8GB DDR3 2133Mhz. (no overclock)
Graphics Card: eVGA GTX 280 (no overclock) - Driver 285.62
Sound Card: ASUS Xonar Essence STX
Network Card: Bigfoot Killer 2100
HDD 1: Samsung 320GB 7,200RPM
HDD 2: Western Digital 250GB 7,200RPM
DVD: HP dvd1260
Case: Corsair 650D

Here's a video of the problem occurring: Video
Here are some images taken from my cell-phone: Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4

Thanks for the help!

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Looks like video artifacts due to defective/overheating video card.

You might have damaged some hardware in the power outage. Is your computer hooked up to a UPS?

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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

Hello,I will be helping you with your problemsPlease do the following:Step 1Download Security Check by screen317 from here.Save it to your Desktop.Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.----------------Step 2Please download Farbar Service Scanner to your Desktop and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.----------------Step 3Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList DevicesList Users, Partitions and Memory size.List Minidump FilesClick Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.----------------Step 4Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your de... Read more

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My computer keeps freezing a lot lately. I once took it to be upgraded to windows 7 ultimate. Originally it was a Windows vista Home Premium. After the upgrade everything was fine for about a month or two. Then while i was playing Combat Arms, I got a Blue Screen. This has been going on for a while. Sometimes when i start it, it asks me if i want to Launch Startup Repair. I clicked it and it said it was loading files then the computer just restarts. Sometimes while the windows logo is coming up it freezes and have to press the power button. Then while it is logging me in to my computer it may also freeze. If it doesn't i start the internet and start playing Combat Arms. Then it usually freezes during the loading menu. Sometimes the screen just stays the same and i cant control it with the keyboard or the mouse. All I can do is turn it off and hope it doesn't happen again. Now more frequently it happens. I thought it was the game so I deleted it and stopped playing it. But the freezings of my computer have not gone down. I have searched for viruses and it says it has not found any. I really want to start playing Combat Arms again, so if anyone gots any advice please don't hesitate to tell me. And my computer, before it had the upgrade, had 6 RAM sticks and they took out 3 RAM sticks. Now someone please help me.
 

A:My computer keeps freezing

You say you had 6 sticks of Ram before the upgrade what happened to other three. It sound like the guy who did your upgrade took the other 3 sticks may that is why I think your computer crashes.
 

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I am using windows 7. It freezes when I am watching videos or playing videos games, if I wait 10-20 seconds it will usually unfreeze and will go back to normal. I have tried CCleaner and it did not work for me. My computer does freeze on a regular basis. I want to try everything before i go see a professional. Are their any suggestions you guys have?

A:My computer keeps freezing.

A computer that freezes is usually caused by overheating. Or a failing Power Supply Unit. Shut down the computer and take off the side. Clean out the dust and blow out all fans with a can of compressed air. Take a look at the label for the PSU and report the Make, Model# and Wattage. Start the computer and make sure all fans are spinning.
Try doing a Clean Boot. If this works then add each startup item one at a time until you find the culprit.

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Hello all, just recently my dad gave me his HP G60 laptop. It costs 700 $ and has done pretty well so far... but then the hard drive light started to blink in a pattern, like On-----off--on------off-- and every time it goes off the computer freezes, and when it comes back on its ok. I am led to believe that it is dllhost.exe or KeyIso. Please help me! And i have tried removing both of these. Please just tell me the name of the .dll that is causing this problem. thank you,
colton

A:Computer freezing? Please help!

you might want to test your Hard Drive, here are instructions:

http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html

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Hello,
I have been having a lot of trouble with my computer freezing intermittently. I'm not sure if it's a virus/malware problem or just a computer problem so I do apologize if it turns out it is not a virus issue. I thought I would post here first. It has been happening for several months now. I first noticed it when I upgraded my AVG and my computer seemed to slow down after that. I thought it might be the program so I took it out and replaced it with Ad-Aware but it didn't seem to change anything. My mom told me as well around that same time she had gotten some facebook virus that destroyed her aol email account. We immediately did a virus scan after that and it could not find anything. What seems to happen is when I'm watching a video (like on youtube) the first 30sec will be fine, and then the video will either just freeze completely with no sound for about 1 minute (and mouse will not work as well) and then resume but keep freezing every few seconds after that. Then other times the video will freeze (with the mouse) but the sound continues and finally will resume with freezing every few seconds after that.

This freezing is not only videos anymore, it's when I'm in the middle of typing emails, or typing a word document. It doesn't seem to matter what I'm doing it just keeps freezing. I did THOROUGHLY blow the dust out of my computer to make sure it wasn't just buildup on the fans and were overheating. I have run my antivirus program (and made sure 2 anti... Read more

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hi all, I hope some one can help me, this is so frustrating. I'm running windows xp home. I recently connected to adsl 3 week's ago . From the day I connected to adsl my computer has been freezing approx 8 times a day. I took it to a computer guy and he ran the computer for 3 days and nothing happened. so there has got to be a problem with the modem or something..any one have or had this problem. Even if i have no pages up just computer on but modem is plugged in it happens. yesterday i unplugged the modem for a day and a half and didn't freeze, so I'm thinking maybe i should try another modem?

I have the hijack report but dont know how to get it on here help. thank you for your help to get hijack on here..cheers mate.. here it is

7145-380Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:16:13 PM, on 8/26/2005
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2005\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\... Read more

A:computer freezing

Hi...run log save to notepad>click edit>select all>edit>copy>back to your thread>post on your thread..Install in C:\ program file..
Latest log V1 99.1 link below if needed...
 

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I have a Dell computer Dimension series with XP windows and keeps freezing up when i leave it inactive for 10 to 15 minutes regardless there are programs open or not.I can't use ctrl+alt+del either.

I have to started by shutting down the computer and restarting it manually.

A:Computer keeps freezing up

Not sure where to start here , could you bring up the task manager , pressing ctrl alt dlte
or by right clicking the task bar and selecting task manager. on the tabs on task manger
select processes , see how much usage you cpu is using in % and also your memory consumption , also it will tell you many processes are runnig , find this out and post back.

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