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Computer keeps freezing!

Q: Computer keeps freezing!

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name TONY-5F4365DF4B
System Manufacturer FUJITSU SIEMENS
System Model P5GD1-FM
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~3391 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~3391 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 1005.001, 02/03/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United Kingdom
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name TONY-5F4365DF4B\t
Time Zone GMT Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 1,024.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 729.91 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 2.40 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys


Hi guys, the above is a breakdown of my system, hope it helps.

The problem is very frustrating: my computer keeps freezing. In other words, the mouse pointer is unable to move, I cannot use the keyboard, and therefore cannot use Ctl+ALt+Del to shut down processes. In order to fix the issue, I need to turn off the computer at the mains and sometimes I notice that the loadingup of windows is slow.

At first I initially thought that the issue was spyware related and so to that effect, I reinstalled windows. No joy, the problem occurs even after a fresh installation of windows. There is NO pattern or warning signs associated with this particular problem, it really is random indeed and I must note that the length of time that it takes for my machine to freeze seems equally variable.

I hope I have provided enough detail for someone to help, and to those that can help: a big big thank you in advance.

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Preferred Solution: Computer keeps freezing!

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A: Computer keeps freezing!

You have not given us the hard drive brand and model, or the memory brand and type. And the age of your system, hard drive, and memory might be useful... as would the power supply specs.

Have you looked in your Device Manager for any error flags?

With a problem like this it is sometimes difficult to know where to start.
I would download and run the free Memtest86 if it will run that long... It takes about four hours or seven passes (which ever is longer) to know if your memory is good. But it is important to rule out memory as a cause.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resource Monitor

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

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

System specs are:

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

Video Card - Geforce 7900 GT 512mb

Ram - 2GB DDR2

Motherboard - Asus, P5N-E SLI

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

Solutions I have tried:

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

Any and all help will be appreciated, Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Computer Freezing/freezing/graphical glitchs

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

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

it is vista. compaq presario C700

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

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

T:
Hello.

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

Be sure to read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Disk Cleanup:

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

Defrag your HD:

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

Run chkdsk:

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

Remove unnecessary startups

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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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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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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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.

Also I noticed when my computer freezes, my ke... Read more

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

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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.


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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 computer keeps freezing for no apparent freezing. At first it would beep twice and a blue screen would come up. Now recently that stop happening. Now it just freezes and a screen with small colorful boxes. It can't be a virus because I recently recovered and deleted everything. So everything was fresh and it was good for a week till it started freezing. I'm thinking its because of a driver mis fault.




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A:Why Does my Computer Keep Freezing?

I suspect your video (because of the different colored boxes that appear.
Please provide this info: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

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Hi, i just reformated my computer and installed xp sp2 and my screen still freezes up randomly, i cant see the mouse pointer and i cant load the task manager too evrything freezes up... anyone kind enough to help me out? Thanks in advance.

A:COMPUTER FREEZING UP, Please help...

Its either your RAM or you graphics card. If possible, open the computer and remove 1 ram stick. Close the computer, restart and try it again. If the screen still freezes, open the computer and take out the other ram stick (put the old one back in now). Do it this way you'll be able to see which ram stick is damaged.

If that doesn't fix it, try another graphics card in there.

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My computer freezes once a day. What can I do to stop this?
 

A:my computer keeps freezing

youx08
There can be many reasons for a system to lock-up\freeze as you say.

1) Software conflicts including unwanted programs, viruses\spyware
2) Network problems
3) Hardware limitations
4) Hardware failures

Just to name a few.
In order to even start to whittle the pile down and offer suggestions we would need to know the hardware specifications\configuration of your system, the software programs\environment your system has loaded and are using, and what type of internet connection you use.
For instance I had a system that locked up after several hours of use. This system was failing due to RAM\virtual memory limitation. Also had another that locked when two programs were open at the same time.

Dave
 

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My computer freezes when I log off of my user name. It only happens with mine. Here is a HJ log of my user. Thanks in advance you guys are great.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 3:55:09 PM, on 1/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Danware Data\NetOp Remote Control\HOST\NHOSTSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Accelerate\accelerate.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
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Hi, I've been having freezing issues with my computer lately. It seems to freeze on certain websites I visit and is now almost always freezing when I watch videos from Youtube and similar video sharing websites. Am I infected? Please help

A:My computer keeps freezing! Please help!

Which browser is misbehaving?  Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe 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.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "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. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is pla... Read more

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Hi, well my computer (idk why) just freezes for no apparent reason
Its been happening for the past week.

Here are some instances when it happened:
- watching a movie or listening to music, the sound suddenly just goes (dudududududududu) over and over again
-on mozilla: I am browsing the web and then suddenly the page doesn't load and the computer freezes (installed opera and the same thing happened)
-when I'm afk and there are programs opened like Microsoft open, the computer still freezes


these are what I can remember... Anyway I dont think it's a problem with the driver space because of 52 GB I have about 30 GB free so... idk
 

A:Why is my computer freezing?

Gateway Laptop Freezing Issues

Hi. I thought I'd make a post here. I'm new to computers-in an IT program right now but still new. My laptop is also freezing which sucks b/c the boogah is only like a year old. I use 1TB has my backup and pretty much keep stuff on there so I don't think it's bogged down w/ to much crap. I have anti virus software. I have a cooling pad I keep it on and I don't leave it on all the time-I do shut it off and do update runs. I have NO clue why it's starting to do this. It was just doing it when I used Facebook but today Itunes wacked it out too. I use Windows Vista on this-I haven't changed what it came with stock. Going to try to do some google.coming for some extra help. Thanks to anyone who can help me also. Ciao.
 

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HELP ME !!! I put in a dynex wireless chip in my new desktop about a year ago. And almost everyday {for a year straight} it freezes, sometimes 2-3 times a day.. {randomly}, i think it has something to do with the chip but im not sure, When i sat freezes i mean i cant do anything i haveto hold the start button down and restart the computer.....SOMONE HELP ME !!!!
 

A:My computer keeps freezing

did you verify that when the wireless chip is removed? what kind of "chip" is it? usb device or pci card or something else?
 

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I need help!!!!

My computer is about 6 months old. Here Are my specs

ASRock K8 Upgrade-1689 MoBo
AMD Sempron 2600+
ATI All-in-Wonder Radeon 9800 pro 128MB
768MB RAM
Hitachi 120GB HD
Windows XP Pro

Right then, my problem. Most of the games I run will play for a few minutes, then freeze. The computer makes some clicking noises, then I get a blank blue screen. I did have a WD 80GB HD that I thought was the problem. That got replaced by the Hitachi. I have also tried reinstalling windows, updating the bios, using Microsoft ATI drivers, using current and older ATI drivers, using current and older Omega ATI drivers(i figured cause it was games that it might have something to do with the graphics card), I've even tried different IDE cables and a new power supply . Please, anyone with any idea of what this could be let me know.

Cheers!!
 

A:Computer Freezing

it is probably a memory problem.

to start off with, you have 2 (or possibly 3) unmatched RAM sticks, which is probably where your problem lies. Remove all but 1 RAM stick and see if it still crashes.

give us your RAM configuration (i.e. 1x512MB + 1x256MB -or- 3x256MB, etc.) and your exact RAM specs (brand name, model #, speed, CAS/timing of each RAM stick)
 

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My computer works fine for ages then the screen freezes, the mouse freezes and all i am left with is the screen frozen.

THIS MUST BE HARDWARE RELATED. I spent 3 days trying things with software and today i successfully reformatted and set up my computer again... everything was running smoothly and then poof it was frozen. It froze while i was moving a document from one folder to another... saying this it freezes no matter what i am doing.

What can cause this? I think i will have to take it into a repair shop but i would much prefer if you could give me some recommendation and perhaps some diagnostic tools i could use?
 

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I am running XP Pro with IE 8. This is a new install, but there appears to be a glitch somewhere. I can be working and all of a sudden the computer screen will freeze. There are two buttons on top of my custom built computer tower, one is the power button, and the other is a long slender (1 1/4" long and 1/8" wide) button which I honestly don't understand what it is for. I do know you can push this button and it will reboot, once it reboots all functions go back to working normally. Does anyone have an idea of what may cause this and how to remedy the problem? Thanks in advance for anyone willing to help with a solution to this problem.
 

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I'm on a HP EliteBook 8530w laptop with Windows 7 Prof x64.
4GB RAM
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz
Nvidia Quadro FX 770m

My laptop will randomly freeze. Doesn't seem to happen during anything specific, I can be just listening to music, playing a game or just idling. The computer freezes completely with the audio making looping what was playing when it froze. My laptop runs pretty warm when playing game and such (between 80-85C) but it idles around 50C and it still freezes so I don't think its overheating. I did a Windows Memory Diagnostics and it didn't find anything. I've also reformatted and that didn't help.

If you need anything else just ask. Thanks in advance.

A:My computer keeps freezing

Try this procedure to isolate the issue:
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Task Manager:
Also, you can monitor the system for excessive resource consumption. To do this, open up Task Manager by right clicking on the Task Bar.
Then select the Processes tab.
Then select the "Show processes from all users" button (in the lower left)
Then select the View menu item, then select "Select columns"
In the Select columns window, place checkmarks next to I/O Reads and I/O Other.
Click OK to accept the changes.
Resize the Task Manager window so you can see the most of the columns.
Wait for the system to freeze.
Look at all of the columns to see if there's anything that looks excessively high - if so, let us know the Image name of the process.
FWIW - System Idle Process is supposed to have high CPU readings - anything else with high CPU readings is an issue.

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Evening.

I recently spent a lot of money on a new desktop computer. Its an Advent DT2412.

It has a Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit operating system. The CPU is an Intel Core i7 3770 @ 3.40GHZ with Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology. The RAM is 16.0 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 674MHz (9-9-9-24). It also has a NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 graphics card.

I installed Civ5, Battlefield 3 and Silent Hunter 5 when I got home.

When I play Civ5, every 3 or 4 minutes the play freezes for 20 seconds and then it resumes. This continues for the entirety of the game. When I play Battlefield 3 the same thing happens, but the game on occasionally loads up and then it very very slow. I bought this computer to play these 3 games and its made me very disappointed.

I've read various threads on temperature so I download Piriform Speccy to monitor my temps. The four cores vary between 35C and 45C whilst doing normal internet surfing. Other than that I'm not sure what other information to give.

Sincerely

Mike

A:New computer keeps freezing.

This could be from your video card. Have you looked at the event log?

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Hey,
My computer keeps freezing on me during start up and sometimes right after startup. Then when I restart it tells me that windows had a problem repooting and i can start in safe mode, start with last known good configuration, or start normally. No matter what i chose it still locks up. What do I need to do.
 

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I have got a computer that never used to freeze but since i got a new hard drive it starts to freeze when ever it feels like. Anyone know why is it because of the heat or anything i put my hand at the abck fan and its warm air?
 

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Hi


My Computer keeps on freezing, so I tried to repair windows, to which it kept freezing part way through.

So i reinstalled windows on another drive (D) and it still freezes grrrrrr

I tried Spybot but that wont respond, it starts but wont open fully.

My anti virus Trend Micro has found nothing wrong,

Hope some one can help




DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Mark at 20:04:11.16 on Fri 05/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1493 [GMT 10:00]

AV: Trend Micro Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7D2296BC-32CC-4519-917E-52E652474AF5}
FW: Trend Micro Personal Firewall *enabled* {3E790E9E-6A5D-4303-A7F9-185EC20F3EB6}

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

D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
D:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\SfCtlCom.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\TmPfw.exe
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\TmProxy.exe
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Recently my computer started freezing it completely freezes and becomes unresponsive and I have to hold down the power button to reboot, so my first attempt was to scan the hardware I ran a Pc-Check diagnostics and all the hardware passed I then completely formatted the hard drive and restored the computer. Once Windows 7 completely installed I installed the missing wireless driver however, after using the computer for about 15min it froze again. I then disassemble the laptop and did some internal cleaning I blew out the dust from the heat sink and applied new thermal paste to the processor. Even after that the problem still remains. Now there is a catch when I boot the computer in safe mode it doesn't freeze even after leaving it on for 5hrs so I don't know what the problem is in normal boot. Your help is kindly appreciated thanks.
Specs
Toshiba Laptop
Model L505-S5984
Windows 7 SP1 64-bit
WD 320 GB HDD
2X4GB DDR3 Memory = 8GB
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6500
 

A:Computer Freezing

When you did the re-install of Win7 did you also add any security software?

If it was just Windows 7 with nothing else added then I would suspect a hardware problem, start by running an extended test on the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostics.

Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturer's diagnostics for ISO (CD) not the one for Windows.
When the download is complete right click the file and select Extract Here and burn the image to a CD.
In Windows 7 right click the extracted file, select Open With, then select Windows Disc Image Burning Tool then follow the prompts. For all other versions of windows (if you do not have an ISO burner) download this free software. ImgBurn
Install the program and start the application. Select the top left hand option to burn image file to disk and then on the next window click on the small yellow folder icon and browse to the file you have downloaded from the links below. Then click on the two grey discs with the arrow in between (bottom left) and leave it to complete the operation.
Boot the PC into the Bios setup and set the CD/DVD drive to 1st in the boot sequence. Insert the disk in the drive then reboot and the disc will load into dos.
Excelstore Use EStest CD image
Hitachi/IBM Use the Drive Fitness Test - CD Image.
Seagate, Samsung, Maxtor & Quantum Follow links for SeaTools
Western Digital
Toshiba/Fujitsu
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It started the other day, out of nowhere.

First it would freeze sooner the more you were on. My sister and I have to keep restarting it, and when you signed back in, the sooner it would freeze.

When we left it alone for a bit, it would stay on longer.

We proceded to remove/transfer about 15 GBs of memory (About 41% free space). It seems to have helped. I can pretty much stay on for as long as possible now.

It bascially freezes when I do too much. Like, have too many IE's open. It also won't let me run a full scan of any of my virus programs. But the quick scans are coming out fine. I just re-installed McAfee again (my father renewed it) and that download took a good half hour and it was fine.

BTW- I have a Toshiba Satellite A 105 Laptop.

Thanks for any help.

A:My computer keeps freezing on me

Sounds to me as if you don't have a sufficient amount of RAM installed.How much RAM is installed?How large is hard drive? How large is C: partition? How much free space on C:?Check your virtual memory settings and ensure that it is set for XP to manage such. If a static amount exists, change it. There should be only one virtual memory setting for the pagefile and the pagefile should be on the C: partition.Freezing is often a manifestation of poor venting/air circulation/system overheating.Cleaning the Interior of your PC - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/cleaning-the-inside-of-your-pc/ Louis

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Hi, I recently was trying to install a printer with instructions recommending turning off antivirus software to install. I stupidly did just that, and now am getting errors trying to access internet, outlook express, etc.. have updated and completed virus scan using bitdefender, and spyware scan using spysweeper.. This has not solved it. - help!! unsure what to do, so am posting a highjack log here. any help is greatly appreciated! - Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 1:28:39 PM, on 1/13/2005
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\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\GEARSec.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Ghost\Agent\PQV2iSvc.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
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A:help! - computer freezing up!

Hi cujo771, welcome to TSG.

There was nothing wrong with turning off your AV for the install. Not sure what happened, but you have no security issues going on with your log.

There is this entry you can fix with HJT:

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

Check the entry in HJT, click Fix and then REBOOT.

You may want to consider using XP restore function to restore your PC to a point before you did the install.
 

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I have just recently been cleared in the mal-ware department. However my computer keeps freezing unexpectantly. What solutions do you have to offer to keep this annoyance away?

A:Computer Keeps Freezing

would you give us the full specs including your power supply, bios version, and check if there are any yellow flags in the device manager
in there, click view and then click show hidden devices

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Hi, I'm having problems with my computer freezing while it's on idle.
For example I work on the computer for several hours with no problems then when I finish I leave it on and when I come back after 2 hours or so the screen is completely blue and the computer is frozen. I have to turn it off by hitting the off button and everything comes back fine. This happens everytime I leave the computer in idle.
This all started happening after getting the Trojan W32 looksky, I removed the trojan with the SmitFraudFix, but now my computer keeps doing the above.
I also get this C:\Docume~1\RickTo~1\Locals~1\Temp\~RomFn_00000824 that I can't remove. Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?

Thanks,
Rick Toste

A:Computer Freezing

You could try re-installing your video card drivers/software. Maybe they were corrupt by the trojan? Just a thought...

Also- make sure hibernation is disabled. Hibernation sucks, and a lot of time results in freezes or the pc not coming back up. Standby should be fine and is just as effective as hibernation at conserving power.

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When trying to run most porgrams including CWSHREDDER and trying to load aol and connecting to the internet from my desktop everything freezes. I can get in using mozilla but most of my programs freeze. I've run spybot, adaware, norton antivirus, and cwshredder but couldn't send the log to them. WHen I tried to send the report it froze. Thanks, hope it's ok to send the log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:44:10 AM, on 11/8/2005
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:\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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboTaskBarIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
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A:FREEZING computer

Your log is clean..

Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet.

*WARNING* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temp/temporary folders and does not make backups.

Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from the Start > All Programs menu). Set the program up as follows:
*Click "Options..."
*Move the arrow down to "Custom CleanUp!"
*Put a check next to the following:Empty Recycle Bins
Delete Cookies
Delete Prefetch files
[X]Scan local drives for temporary files (Please uncheck this option)
Cleanup! All Users
Click OK
Press the CleanUp! button to start the program. Reboot/logoff when prompted.

Perform an online scan with Internet Explorer with Panda ActiveScan
** click on "Free use ActiveScan" located on the top right hand corner Click Scan your PC & a 'pop up' window shall appear. *ensure that your pop up blocker doesn't block it
Click Scan Now
Enter your e-mail address & click Scan Now ...begins downloading 8 MB Panda's ActiveX controls
Begin the scan by selecting My Computer If it finds any malware, it will offer you a report.
Click on see report. Then click Save report
Please post that log in your next reply.

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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.
 

A:My computer keeps freezing

Try replacing the power supply if this is a desktop PC
 

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Hi A friend dropped off a computer for me to fix. It was full of spyware so I ran Malware Bytes, spybot search and destroy, Super Anti-Spyware(SAS) and did a full system scan and removed what they found. They all found a bit of junk but it was mostly Cool web search that they found other then cookies but SAS did find one infection it called a rootkit in c:\windows\mbr.exe. (I had to scan in safemode as regular mode was real slow or would just freeze up a quarter of the way through any scan.) I also ran microsoft mem test (20 passes), Did a defrag, check disk, all came up good.

Computer is a dell
has a dual 1.6-1.8 ghz processor
1 gig memory
260 gig hd
Win XP
Every time you go to do anything it just freezes up. when it freezes up the mouse still works but you just can't click on anything do anything no matter how long you wait. Also there are times that it freezes completely and nothing moves.

A:Computer Freezing

Might as well clost this topic as I never received an answer in a week so I gave the pc back.

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hi.
i have a windows xp laptop,recently it has been freezing
only when i download or copy films or cds ,can anyone help.
 

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In every game I play now it seems that once I get to a certain point in the game that stresses my computer by any means it freezes up and if I let this go on for too long it will continue to stay frozen and play the sound that was being played at the second it was last frozen over and over. I have to reset my computer in order for it to be shut down because once it freezes for too long it does not become unfrozen. I was unsure of the cause of this and tried to do a fresh install of Windows and everything to see if this would resolve the problem and was extremely disappointed to find out that a complete wipe and fresh install of windows did not fix this issue.

My computer specs:
MSI GTX 670 PE base clocks
Intel Core i5-3570K base clocks
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
ASUS P8Z77-LK
8gb Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 MHz
Antec High Current Pro 750W
HAF XM
Kingston HyperX 120GB SSD (Boot device)
HGST 500GB 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache Sata 3gb/sHDD

A:Computer Freezing

Are you over clocking video card by chance and what version of DirectX are you running

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Hi!
 
It appears as though my computer is freezing rather frequently while playing Star Wars Battlefront. This includes both BSoDs and the sound cutting out, my Corsair keyboard and Razer mouse stop cycling colors and I no longer get a response from any peripheral (the latter is far more frequent). I would estimate the frequency is close to once every four hours or more often. When playing movies, working or playing other games I have not experienced a crash yet but before I reinstalled Windows I did encounter the same problem while playing Overwatch.
 
Troubleshooting attempted thus far:
Removed several components that were previously in my computer including both an Inateck UBS 3.0 PCI-E card and a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy PCI-E sound card.
Reinstalled Windows 10 (clean install) on a new SSD
Installed the latest drivers I could find.
ASUS ROG stress tests around 30 minutes without a crash.
 
Here is my hardware:
ASUS Maximus Extreme VI
Intel i7-4790K
EVGA GTX 980
OCZ Sata III TRN150-25-SAT3-480G (OS and game in question resides here)
Samsung 840 EVO (previously)
2xSeagate ST2000DM001 2TB in a raid 0 (dynamic disk)
Corsair HX850
Corsair H100i
I have 2 displays connected most of the time and they are ASUS PB278Q
 
I appreciate anything you guys can do for me!

A:Computer Freezing

Only 1 memory dump in the uploaded reportsKernelDumpList.txt report shows only one minidump and one memory dumpOnly 1 BSOD listed in the WER section of the MSINFO32 reportIf you're having more than this one, then this might be a hardware problem.As such, please start with these free hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html Your UEFI/BIOS (version 1302) dates from 2013.  Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system.  If you are able to install the update through Windows (without booting from an external drive), then go ahead and update it.  WARNING - if the computer might shut down during this procedure, please don't do it, as this may physically damage the computer and prevent it from booting.FYI - W8 and W10 communicate more with the UEFI/BIOS than previous versions of Windows, so it's important to ensure that the UEFI/BIOS is kept up to date (and that outdated UEFI/BIOS' may be the cause of some compatibility issues).Only 7 Windows Update hotfixes installed.  Most build 10586 (TH2/1511) systems have more than this.  Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available Windows Updates.The actual number is not important.  Rather it's important that you checked manually, installed any available updates, and didn't experience any errors when checking or updating.You have 5 hard drives.  What is the age of your Power Supply?Corsair Link software used to ha... Read more

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My computer recently starting freezing. It will just stop responding. whatever is on the screen doesn't respond, mouse cursor doesnt move.
 
I ran MSE, and Malyware Bytes. Came up clean.
 
its windows 7 Dell XPS 8300.
 
Any thoughts or what other things should i be checking?
 
thanks,

A:computer freezing

when this often happen?

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Hi, I have a fresh new install of windows 7 / 64bits
16gb RAM (4x4) DDR4 Hyperx Predator HX421C13PBK4/16
i7 5820k
Mobo: X99-UD4
Video: Geforce GTX 960
I reinstall windows because one day my PC gets freezing, after that just before windows starts i was getting the blue screen of death
Then I reinstall windows 7, but still my computer is getting freezing all days (this time no blue screen of death),
It happens 1 hours after I start my computer or 10 hours after, but I am getthing this behavour all days and is very anooying
I have 4x4 memories of RAM, to be sure my ram is not the problem, i remove 3 memories and left only one, then I change the memory from different slots and the issue still happening, so I think ram is not the problem
Any help will be appreciated

A:My computer gets freezing and die

Let's try looking at these 2 sets of reports:1)  Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be experiencing BSOD's) so that we can provide a complete analysis: (from the pinned topic at the top of the forum)   http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/FYI - I don't often use the Perfmon report, so if it doesn't work please just let me know.2)  Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html 

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