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Vista freezes after startup, safe mode freezes but mouse still works

Q: Vista freezes after startup, safe mode freezes but mouse still works

My vista 32 freezes both normal startup or safe mode , mouse still moves but cant clik or type or access or copy or paste so cant do anything, any help would be much appreciate it, no errors come up, so b4 u guys tell me what to de please remember: i cant clik or type or copy or access any folder or anything

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A: Vista freezes after startup, safe mode freezes but mouse still works

Sounds like the hard drive. It may be corrupt. Download Ubuntu and save your stuff, first. If you cannot, it is most likely hardware or hard drive, which is hardware.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...dows-computer/

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Hello everyone,

I don't know if it's the good place to post my problem, because it's not a real BSOD, but it's still a freeze.

So, here is the full story:
A week ago, I got an update to my Avast Free Antivirus. After I installed it, my Windows began to freeze something like 30 minutes after the login screen.

The problem is the following: 30 minutes after startup (I didn't time, but it's almost always after the same time), one by one my programs begin not to respond, and after a few minutes nothing works anymore. I can still move the mouse, but the interface doesn't react. The only way to shut down my computer is to do a hard shutdown.
In Safe Mode, there is no problem, I'm using SM with networking right now.

I tried to disable all the startup programs, but Avast, McAfee, and some other programs still launch themselves.
BTW, Avast works, so I don't think the problem lies in Avast itself
I don't think it's a hardware issue; I have already done memtest86, checkdisk.
I don't know if the problem lies in Avast itself, or if Avast damaged something during its update. But if you're absolutely sure the problem lies in Avast, I can try.

Here are my specs:
HP ProBook 4540s
Intel Core i5 3210M with Intel HD Graphics 4000
4GB RAM
GPU : Intel + AMD Radeon HD 7650M
Sound: IDT Audio Hd
475HDD

I give you also the dm logs.

Thank you for your help.

A:Windows freezes 30 min after startup, works in Safe Mode

does the computer freeze when it is left idle? or it freezes even if you are working?

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Moved to Virus & Other Malware
 

A:computer freezes after startup, safe mode works

Please don't post HJT logs on the Windows forums - they should be posted on the Virus & Other Malware Removal forum here (as it says at the top of the forums list page): http://forums.techguy.org/54-virus-other-malware-removal/
 

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I'm not a Windows whiz by any means, but I'm usually able to solve the problems I run into on my machines. This one's got me stumped:

I leave my Sony Vaio VGN-FW290J, running Windows 7 SP1, running one night while I go out for some errands. On my return, the thing has crashed pretty bad (I-can't-even-move-the-mouse bad). Whatever. I do a hard restart of the computer, decline safe mode, and the thing starts up just fine. Well, it was pretty slow, actually. Windows freezes up on me within two minutes (it's still loading up startup programs during that time). I entered into a cycle of startup, hard restart, startup, hard restart, ... until I was convinced of the permanence of the issue.

I became unhappy then, since I knew something was wrong, and this computer hadn't had a real problem in about 4 years of usage.

My first thought was to do a virus scan, so I booted into safe mode and started Avast to get cracking. Two "threats" were found in a full scan: both were very old files. I removed them and I still had the same problem.

I then deactivated every single startup program except the ones I thought were absolutely necessary. No beans. I currently have these set to autostart:
Alps pointing-device driver (Tracker Pad)
HD Audio Control panel (Audio Card)
Realtek Voice Manager (Audio Card)
Microsoft Windows Operating System
ISB Utility (Battery Utility)
Catalyst Control Center (Video Card)
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A:Windows 7 freezes up soon after startup - works fine in safe mode

If it works fine in Safe Mode and its not related to hardware, I would assume that you have an application that loading at startup that is causing you some problems. So why dont you use msconfig to scale back all the startups and then add them back to see which is causeing the problem

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Dear Experts,
I am having Dell Laptop Inspiron 1525, purchased in August 2008.
2 days back machine didnt shutdown. I did shutdown using power on/off button.
After that my laptop freezes after 3 to 4 mins of start up.

I used Regpair setup to fix registry errors on 10th March '12

Please help.

Regards,
Sachin
 

A:Laptop freezes after 3-4 mins of startup, safe mode works fine

When safe mode works fine but a normal boot fails, it usually means that a driver is at fault... I would suggest that you run a disk check. You can set it up in safe mode in Computer, and right click on the C drive. Select Properties, tools, check now. Check both boxes for trying to repair... Restart normally
 

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Hello everyone,
My computer was working fine yesterday. This morning when I start it, it becomes unresponsive. The mouse works on the desktop, but nothing responds when I click them. I have restarted in safe mode, and everything seems to work. I looked under my system restore and all the restore points are gone. I ran MalwareBytes and SuperAntispyware just yesterday and neither detected anything and I have not installed or downloaded within the last few days.
I have tried running error-checking on C: drive, but it fails to run when I restart. It says "Cannot open volume for direct access. Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package." It then says to use system restore, which I cant because all points are missing. The only thing I have installed in the last week was Adobe Photoshop CS4.
I ran CCleaner yesterday as well and I think something of photoshop was flagged for cleaning, and I let it clean it... However, I restored the changes today using the CCleaner restore file to see if it fixed it, but no change.

I just tried opening Photoshop in Safe Mode and got a message saying that Liscensing for the product has stopped working and requires my computer to be restarted before it can be launched.....Error: 148:3
I suspect this might have something to do with the problem...but no Adobe program is set to run on startup....so I'm not sure why that would be bogging it down. I cannot check Task Manager during normal startup t... Read more

A:Windows 7 slows/freezes on normal startup, works in Safe Mode

In Safe Mode you can call up MSCONFIG via Start/Run or WinKey-R, and see what's starting behind the scenes. Selectively turn off a few things at a time and see what happens. You can also go to installed updates in Control Panel/Programs and Features and sort by date to see what's new from MS.

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Hello

I am new here, posting with an extremely inconvienient issue. I am running Windows Vista on an HP Pavillion dv6626 laptop. My issue is that Vista is constantly freezing upon startup, without any error message or indication whatsoever. It started once every week or so, then to everyday within 30 minutes of startup. Now, its within 5 minutes sometimes the desktop doesnt even load before the freeze. After the system freezes, I have to hold down the power button to shut off the machine.

There's a couple details that lead me to belive the issue is software related and not a hardware issue. First, when the system freezes, I can still move the cursor via the touchpad, 95% of the time. I just cannot select a window, toggle between screens, or get any keyboard functionality or any other response at all. Second, I can boot up in safe mode and have all the functionality as safe mode will allow with no issues. I can also startup in Diagnostic mode with no issue at all, but again, tasks are limited.

I have deleted countless files and uninstalled probably 60% of my programs including the most recently installed ones. I've updated windows, and cleaned temporary files, and I just received extensive assistance to solve a malware issue which I beleive to be fixed. (This issue began before I had a virus issue)

So.. I'm out of ideas. I'm posting this now in Safe Mode With Networking, and hoping for some help. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Vista.. Freezes! But works in Safe Mode fine

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I have a Toshiba A135-S4467 laptop that would freeze on the windows load screen so I replaced the hard drive after several attempts at formatting and reloading that were unsuccessful. I put in the new hard drive and completely installed windows but it still freezes at load up, I did get it to start a couple times but the CPU would peg at 100% and would freeze up after about 20 seconds. It will however start and run in safe mode.
 

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Hello all I have an acer aspire 9410z with windows vista home premium on it and I recently wanted to do a clean install because it had alot of junk on it so i tried to do a clean install and it did everything but now when I try and turn it on it just gets stuck on the loading screen with the green bar on the bottom. If I boot up in safe mode it loads nicely with no problem. I have been working on this problem for about a month with no solution. Any help I get will be very appreciative so in advance I thank you all.

-chexican-
 

A:Windows vista freezes on boot up, only safe mode works perfect

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Hi, I have a dell inspiron about a year old. Yesterday morning my laptop froze (normal functions no new updates or other installs), i did a hard boot, windows repair did its thing, vista started again but within a minute of loging in, it froze. hard boot again, chckdsk ran and fixed some stuff but once again it froze after a minute vista opening.

i tried systerm restore and no point in past would work (error saying it failed and after trying other stuff all points disappeared). i ran in safe mode with networking and did clean boot without any of microsoft stuff or the background/startup programs and it worked without freezing but computer was essentially useless since internet, etc didnt work. once i turned the microsoft services back on, it froze again. i did again without background or startup and with microsoft and it froze. i ran malware, etc and there was nothing. i did checkdsk and it was good, did memory test and it was good, ran sfc /scannow and would freeze at 58% and say it couldnt finish so ran sfc /verifyonly and saw some tcpmon.ini issue but i read thats common and not a big deal. did some tcp flush stuff i saw online didnt work. i tried popping in dell vista dvd but there is no repair option or upgrade since i have sp2, just an install option. unistalled bunch of stuff and still didnt work. there are no warnings or exclamations next to any devices in device manager.

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A:Vista freezes but mouse moves, ok in safe mode

Hello, I would recommend reinstalling Vista, if you can get into safe mode or disable the Microsoft Services then do so and make a backup of all your data.

Regards,
George

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Hi, I have a dell inspiron about a year old. Yesterday morning my laptop froze (normal functions no new updates or other installs), i did a hard boot, windows repair did its thing, vista started again but within a minute of loging in, it froze. hard boot again, chckdsk ran and fixed some stuff but once again it froze after a minute vista opening.

i tried systerm restore and no point in past would work (error saying it failed and after trying other stuff all points disappeared). i ran in safe mode with networking and did clean boot without any of microsoft stuff or the background/startup programs and it worked without freezing but computer was essentially useless since internet, etc didnt work. once i turned the microsoft services back on, it froze again. i did again without background or startup and with microsoft and it froze. i ran malware, etc and there was nothing. i did checkdsk and it was good, did memory test and it was good, ran sfc /scannow and would freeze at 58% and say it couldnt finish so ran sfc /verifyonly and saw some tcpmon.ini issue but i read thats common and not a big deal. did some tcp flush stuff i saw online didnt work. i tried popping in dell vista dvd but there is no repair option or upgrade since i have sp2, just an install option. unistalled bunch of stuff and still didnt work. there are no warnings or exclamations next to any devices in device manager.

so it seems from playing with msconfig boot options that its not background or startup programs... Read more

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Hi, I have a dell inspiron about a year old. Yesterday morning my laptop froze (normal functions no new updates or other installs), i did a hard boot, windows repair did its thing, vista started again but within a minute of loging in, it froze. hard boot again, chckdsk ran and fixed some stuff but once again it froze after a minute vista opening.

i tried systerm restore and no point in past would work (error saying it failed and after trying other stuff all points disappeared). i ran in safe mode with networking and did clean boot without any of microsoft stuff or the background/startup programs and it worked without freezing but computer was essentially useless since internet, etc didnt work. once i turned the microsoft services back on, it froze again. i did again without background or startup and with microsoft and it froze. i ran malware, etc and there was nothing. i did checkdsk and it was good, did memory test and it was good, ran sfc /scannow and would freeze at 58% and say it couldnt finish so ran sfc /verifyonly and saw some tcpmon.ini issue but i read thats common and not a big deal. did some tcp flush stuff i saw online didnt work. i tried popping in dell vista dvd but there is no repair option or upgrade since i have sp2, just an install option. unistalled bunch of stuff and still didnt work. there are no warnings or exclamations next to any devices in device manager.

so it seems from playing with msconfig boot options that its not background or startup progra... Read more

A:Vista freezes, mouse moves, ok in safe mode

Go to search type device manager and look for any yellow warning markers
Download and run malwarebytes, a full scan after you update
Run antivirus scan
Make sure that you are not over heating.
Try a clean boot You said that you tried this and it worked. Follow instructions to find cause.
Make sure PSU is working properly
If overclocking, restore to original
Test hard drive at company website.
Download and run CCleaner.
Go to even viewer and look for errors

Check back and I will get you some links that you can use for the above
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/246994-guide-to-using-memtest86/
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
http://malwarebytes.org/
http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

This seems like a lot, but go slow, ask questiions and you will be up and running

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laptop has been randomly freezing. cursor disappears no keyboard function. only thing to do is manual shutdown.

Now getting a BSOD error 50.

any help?

A:BSOD BCCode 50. freezes in normal mode, works fine in safe mode

Code:
BugCheck 50, {fffff80040f9e3b0, 1, fffff80000b9a1aa, 5}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : ntoskrnl.exe ( nt_fffff80000b95000+51aa )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.



   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.



   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.



   Tip

If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
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Hello,
I have this problem with my laptop - sometimes I cannot login - after choosing the user the screen freezes or after logging in it works only for a few minutes in regular mode (I can do things over those minutes like open firefox, but I cannot open folders, sometimes I can open the task manager or even some programs) but then it freezes and I have to shutdown the computer manually by pushing the power button. When I tried pushing crtl+alt+del I got a message "The logon process was unable to display security and logon options when ctrl+alt+delete was pressed. If the operatin system does not respond, press esc or restart the computer by using the power switch". I don't know if this helps, but I try to add as much as I can. Sorry it it's not relevant - my knowledge about computers and IT is minimal.
The computer runs fine in safe mode.
So I tried system restore to a week before when the computer was still fine and it didn't work. So I reinstalled a graphics driver (Intel HD Graphics Driver) as I found on the internet that similar problems got fixed by reinstalled videocard drivers. And it worked, everything started to run smoothly again in the regular mode. As normally I allowed windows updates and after restarting my computer, the problems came back.
I assumed that the problem was the updates so I uninstalled most of them (KB2930275; KB2923961; KB2925418; KB2929755; KB2929733 and KB2918077) but the problem was still there and I was unable to unin... Read more

A:Solved: Computer freezes in regular mode but works in safe mode

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I tried measures such as resetting the connection, however the window freezes up when I click "Disable" and have to restart explorer. I can connect to the internet only in safe mode with networking. Laptops and mobile devices work fine.

At worst cases, the LAN disconnects as well. There are also times the computer freezes up when I open a "heavy" program such as games and hi-res videos.
I have scanned everything from several updated softwares (cureit, avg, search&destroy, etc) both in safe and normal mode and they have detected no malware at all.

This is already beyond my comprehension and I appreciate any help. If I missed any details, please inform me as I'm mostly online nowadays (currently just in Safe Mode)

Specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 245 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1791 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152460 MB, Free - 74979 MB; D: Total - 152774 MB, Free - 135253 MB;
Motherboard: Emaxx Technology.,Ltd, EMX-ANF82HD-PRO V3.0, Ver1.0,
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
HiJackThis Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:49:38 PM, on 6/28/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Users\Nenia\Downloads\utorrent.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\WTClient.exe
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A:Internet only works in Safe Mode; PC freezes up

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My computer has worked very well for years, but a short while ago it has developed this problem. It will freeze at anytime using any software (or none at all) while in normal mode. I ran all the usual checks and balances; virus, spyware, updates, etc. Also, I have researched the issue in this forum and followed the great advise. I have also run tests on the drives, memory, etc. but they all pass.

Next, I cloned a new drive, thinking that the old one may be failing (needed a larger HD anyway), but the same problem persisted.

I have run out of ideas.

My Computer:
Older, no name system
1.6 Ghz, 512mb, 80gb HD, XP Pro.
Thanks in advance!
 

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All seems fine in Safe Mode.
 
Buttons freeze when I'm in Normal Mode. I left the computer on yesterday while i was out and it worked in Normal mode when I got home but not completely and I can't duplicate it.
 
So many things are wrong. Restore points were removed. Printer is off the network (Device manager shows yellow warning sign.)
Superfetch isn't running.
Mouse cursor bounces around when typing. I read I need to fix tapping but printer needs to be on network but I can't get it back on the network. Printer spool won't start.
 
Before coming here, I've run startup repair, scf /scannow, Combofix (not that I learned anything or that it fixed anything.) Malwarebytes, Norton scan, Trendmicro scan
 
I've tried msconfig no services but Microsoft, no startup items.
 
Not making any progress.
 
I was having a hard time using your link to FRST64. I kept being redirected to the home page.
 
Thanks so much for helping. Hope I did everything properly
 
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A:Safe Mode works, Normal Mode freezes

Hello eabear and Welcome to the BleepingComputer.   
 My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
Ensure your external and/or USB drives are inserted during always the scan.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
If you have illegal/cracked software, cracks, keygens, etc. on the system, please remove or uninstall them now!
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.
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Alright, so, last night I was in a hurry, and didn't want my laptop to take long to shut down, so I did something stupid that I never do. I shut down by holding the power button. About fifteen minutes later when I came back and turned it on, it let me log in like normal (slightly slower than normal now that I think about it) and all seemed fine. But after about a minute, it just froze. The screen glazed over as a whitish shade and my cursor became the loading circle, nothing worked. I pressed ctrl + alt + delete and it sent me to a black screen with my cursor. I tried again, and again, and again to no avail. It works perfectly in safe mode though, no problems at all. I even tried system restore, and that did not help a thing.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!
 

A:Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

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If I boot normally and try to open any app, I get the rotating green circle indicating the system is busy. This will continue for 2 hours that I know. I can't open Task Managerand I have to power down and then reboot into safe mode with networking and everything appears to work. I'm using this mode to access Win 7 forums because I can't in regular boot. I have rum ASC, Malewarebytes, Microsoft's safety scanner, AVG2013 and I have uninstalled adaware that I thought might be a conflict. Any suggestions?

A:System freezes but works OK in safe mode with network

Follow these driections. See if you can identify the cause: How to perform a clean boot to troubleshoot a problem in Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

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Hello,

This website looked helpful, so I decided to see if I could find some answers here. Thanks in advance to anyone taking the time to read this and/or trying to help!

My problem is that my desktop computer has started freezing a few minutes after booting. The computer works fine, however, in Safe Mode. I have already tried turning off all the startup programs using msconfig, but to no avail. The problem persists even after reformatting.

Here is some information about my computer:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X48 DS4
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16 GHz
RAM: 4x2GB Mushkin 996599 DDR2 1066
Graphics Card: ASUS ATI Radeon HD 4870
HDD: Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB 7200RPM

I built the computer in 2008 and it has run solid as a rock up until now. The CPU is overclocked to 3.8 GHz (I have an OCZ heatsink, so don't worry) and the RAM is manually set to the advertised frequency and timings (the BIOS default settings were wrong). I haven't tried poking around with my hardware yet, as I figured it would be better to get some opinions first.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

A:Computer freezes even after reformat, works in Safe Mode

I would test your memory, it could be a bad stick of ram. Just try each one individually and see if it freezes on all of them.

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Hey guys! I hope you can help me, I am getting desperate ! 2 weeks ago I got infected with a file encrypting-virus, so I gave someone my PC to clean it,format it and reinstall my windows. And now I am stuck with another problem which I used to have in the past but someone else (I don't know how) fixed it for me. No matter the size of the torrent, my PC freezes while downloading in the first 10 secs. I uninstaleed my AV, I turned my indexing off. When it freezes, in task manager-proceses, utorrent gets a value almost to 100, as well as the PC usage. And today I got a new error during the freeze, " display driver stopped responding and has recovered" . And I noticed that in safe mode this display driver isn't enabled. Do you think it has anything to do with it? Please help me! Thank you!

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After removing a number of infections using malwarebytes, spywarebot and main system PCTools my XP window with icons freezes either immediately or eventually. Tried going to setup on initial boot and putting the system back into default mode ameliorates the problem but eventually in comes back within a half hour or so.

A:Windows XP works in safe mode freezes in normal

If the computer is running without freezing in "Safe Mode" but freezing in normal windows, you could try to perform a "Clean Boot." If no freezing, then methodically start adding programs until the symtpoms reappear.How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353

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Please excuse me if I have posted this in the wrong area, but over the past 48 hours I have had great difficulty in using my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 1545. System type: 32-bit. Processor: not available. Memory (RAM): not available. I checked this yesterday and all information was provided, but not sure why it is not today.

Everytime I switch it the laptop on, I will have about 1 minutes worth of use before it completely freezes. Ctrl + alt + del do not respond which means I just have to keep switching it on and off, on and off. Everything works fine on safe mode and after checking other sites for advice, I have not had any luck.

I have tried 2 restores, which were successful, but not in fixing my problem.

I am currently an English teacher in China so my laptop is crucial for everything I do. I appreciate any feedback and help.

Many thanks,

Nick
 

A:Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

Sometimes it's a corrupt driver issue when safe mode is the only option.
 

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Hello, I am new to these forums, and I don't even know if this is the right place, but I didn't find any place for posting crashes that are not BSODs. So if I am on the wrong place, sorry
Anyways, I've seen another thread about a similiar problem here, but I tried everything on it.
Here's everything I tried doing:Clean reboot from Safe Mode
Boot Windows with last good configurations
System Restore (until I found out that my notebook doesn't support that )
System Recovery (I was dumb enough to format the recovery partition for extra space )
Verified Drivers (With verifier.exe, found 1 "bad" driver, removed it, but still didn't work.)
Anti-Virus (found 1 virus, removed it, still nothing.)
Msconfig.exe and disabling servers/startup applications

What I'm yet considering to do:Uninstall the Microsoft C++ Redistributables (But I can't do that since Windows Installer is required and it isn't available on safe mode)
Dust Out notebook fans
Use a Cooling Pad

What happened before it started doing that:
I was going to play a game that needed some C++ Redistributables, so I installed those.
While I was playing, the computer fade out, out of nowhere. That didn't amuse me because every time I "try" to play this game or any resource-intensive games, it does that, to prevent overheating. But that's been happening a lot, even when the notebook isn't hot at all. Most times it would hibernate, but this time it has shut down forced. When I booted my computer, after login, ... Read more

A:Computer freezes after Login, only works on Safe Mode

Hey guys, I think I fixed it.
The problem was with the service "Application Virtualization Client"
I disabled it.
of course I know it's not THAT what is causing the error, it's something that this service was trying to read but failed and then made my computer freeze, but I'll leave it disabled until I found out what is it.

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So today I tried loading up my computer and for whatever reason, after loading up the desktop, weird things start to happen. For one, anything I try to click gives me nothing. I can't load up any programs, I can't click the start button, nothing. Second, my network icon in the bottom right (in between volume and PC issues) keeps giving me the repeating circle, saying something's loading. After a while, my screen will go black and will reappear with my task bar a different color. I can't do a ctrl-alt-delete either.

In safe mode, everything works fine. I have no idea what the problem is but here are some things I've tried already.

1. Malwarebytes says nothing's wrong.
2. I rebooted using default options from the BIOS and that did nothing.

I have no idea what this problem is or what I should do and it's starting to get really annoying.

Edit: I also just tried to do a clean boot and that fixed nothing either.

Edit 2: Also did a Diagnostic Startup and the problem was still there

A:Windows freezes on desktop, only works in Safe Mode

Welcome to the forums!

Have you tried a system restore to a point before this started? Have you thought about a repair install or maybe even a complete reinstallation? We have many excellent tutorials here at the forums, here's a couple on how to do that if you're so inclined :

Repair Install

Clean Install Windows 7

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Good morning tech people,

unfortunatly my computer not working once again. As I'm a total beginner on IT-issues I am thankful for every hint.

As the thread name already mentiones: my computer freezes every time after startup. If I choose the safe mode it works perfectly well.
As I already read a view threds on similar topics, I already removed all programms (skye, dropbox, avast) from autostart and ran a scan with hijack this. this are the results:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 06:47:08, on 28.10.2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google... Read more

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I have an older laptop that is running Windows XP.  This is not my main computer but I do like to use it when I do not want to use tablet or desktop.  It virtually will not browse internet in regular windows mode.  It freezes and takes forever to go from one internet site to another.  However, the internet works fine when in safe mode.  I have Malware Anti Malware Free and AVG 2015 Free.  I have run scans in both safe mode and windows mode and it does not detect anything.  I also have CC Cleaner which I run frequently.  I have downloaded Autoruns and tried to delete some startup loads using your data base.  However, many are not in your data base.  I did find some that I could eliminate on startup but not that many because if it was not in your database, I left alone.  Do you have any other suggestions I could try.  As I said, this laptop is older and not my main computer but I would really like to try and revive it so that I can at least use it sometimes.

A:Internet freezes but works fine in safe mode Windows XP

If a client comes to me not only now but, for quite a while now, I will not let them spend time, money, effort or thought on an XP machine.  For starters they absolutely should not be used connected to the Internet.
Certainly @ this point in time, if an XP machine is not working properly, just don't bother w/ it... can't be used on the Net, anyway.  As for non-Net use, still, not worth bothering w/ it.  Time to just let it go & move on.  After 15 yrs, put it out to pasture.
 

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Hi y'all.

Recently my laptop running on windows 7 home edition started acting up. I boots up fine but once i get to windows then it gets tempremental. Sometimes it works fine until the screen saver comes on, sometimes it does not even open a browser window before it freezes.

I had trend micro titanium antivirus that expired last week, after which i installed avg. I thought it was the culprit which i uninstalled and installed avast and superantispyware. I ran both and they found a few problems that they claim to have resolved. Still the computer was not working well. Again in safe mode i ran kaspersky and it found 3 trojans that it removed but still no improvement.

I would really appreciate your help in resolving this. I have followed the instructions from the sticky and below are hijackthis log, DDS.txt, Attach.txt file and ark.txt file:

Hijackthis
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:39:37 PM, on 5/22/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16766)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\update\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Users\Amal\AppData\Local\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\D... Read more

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I'm running 64bit Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire 5742G-6846 (specs posted below). As the title suggests, when I turn on my computer, it will start, login, but then it freezes. I can access everything fine in safe mode. I have already tried turning everything off at start up, uninstalling Rainmeter (which was giving me issues earlier), running ccleaner and malwarebytes. I'm not sure what else I can do short of reinstalling Windows. Any suggestions? Hijackthis log is posted under the laptop specs. Thanks so much.
Intel Core i3 i3-380M / 2.53 GHz ( Dual-Core )
Memory 8.0 GB
Hard Drive 640.0 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 5400.0 rpm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Display Type 15.6 in TFT active matrix
Max Resolution 1366 x 768 ( HD )
Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - Integrated
Antivirus AVG (disabled)
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:22:31 AM, on 3/8/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Users\Flowerz\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_6_602_171.exe
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A:Computer freezes seconds after log-in - Safe mode works fine

Have you used the Registry Cleaner in CCleaner?

If you have, you should check this out.


Quote from Phantom010

You should avoid Registry Cleaners, Boosters, Optimizers, TuneUp Utilities... This type of software will do a lot more harm than good, and should only be used by advanced users who really know their way around the registry. Never to be used blindly on "Auto" mode. Most members coming here with WEIRD symptoms had their computer messed up by malware and/or registry cleaners. These utilities do not only remove what "they think" are orphan entries in the registry but legitimate files still in use will be deleted in the process, crippling some programs and Windows applications beyond repair. In a word, it's a scam.

Keep in mind that they will always find "errors" to fix, even on a fresh Windows install! In itself, this should be enough to convince non-believers...

http://library.techguy.org/wiki/Registry_Cleaners

http://www.edbott.com/weblog/2005/04/why-i-dont-use-registry-cleaners/

http://miekiemoes.blogspot.com/2008/02/registry-cleaners-and-system-tweaking_13.html

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001077.htmClick to expand...
 

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Help!!! my computer freezes seconds into logging into an account i am currently posting this in safe mode anyone able to help please!!!
 

A:computer freezes seconds into log in but works fine in safe mode

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Windows XP will freeze after about 10-15 seconds after starting up. I cannot move the cursor or right-click. I have no other choice but to hold down the power button and shut down. However, it loads OK in Safe Mode. Where do I go from here to fix this?

A:Windows XP freezes on startup in normal mode, but loads OK in safe mode. What do I do?

Arrrgh! Now when I go into Safe Mode none of the icons appear, and I can't see the Start menu! It's a totally black screen except for "Microsoft ® Windows XP Build..." and "Safe Mode" in the four corners. Please help!

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I am writing this while my computer is in safe mode. After I click on an account when I boot normally, it will freezes a few moments later on the desktop.

I have an HP DV8 that is about three years old. Here are the specs:
i7 Q720 @ 1.60 Ghz
4GB Ram
I've tried doing the boot repair by pressing F8 during startup and it said everything was working perfectly fine.

I also tried going to previous restore points and it still froze.

I did a scan using hijack this and here is the results:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:49:58 PM, on 1/3/2013
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
G:\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
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First time poster and any help is greatly appreciated.

A few days ago my computer (HP Pavilion a1040n - 630 Pentium 4 w/ 1 Gig RAM and running Windows XP Media Center Edition)started to freeze up a few minutes after booting up into Windows successfully. Everything became "Not Responding", even the Task Manager became "Not Responding" and I had to do a hard shut down. I can boot into Safe Mode w/ Networking and I have run all the virus and spyware scans I have... Avast!(Free Antivirus), AVG (Free 9.0), Malwarebyte's (Anti Malware) and Super Antispyware (all with current updated versions) with no findings of any malware or viruses. The Super Antispyware did find its usually listing of cookies but after deleting them and rebooting, I still had the same problem, no difference. I then used MSconfig to stop 2 applications lauching at startup that I had found on this forum have no real neccesary reason to be launched at startup and had caused other users to have issues with freezing... "HP Image Monitoring" and "Updates for HP". Still no change in the problem after reboot.

I have turned off my "CD Emulator", have ran the DDS report and will post it below and even run a "Hijack This" report (but don't know what I'm looking at). I have tried to run the "gmec" program twice now but it seems to freeze up before it completes... the first time it said "out of memory to complete task" an... Read more

A:Computer Freezes after booting, no virus found but works in safe mode.

Ok, I think I solved the problem. I seems there was a conflict with a new upgrade from Zone Alarm. I deleted the program and rebooted... so far no issues after several reboots.

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Hello Everyone
 
 
A problem occured 2 days ago, my computer froze and I had to shut down manually (pressing and holding the power button). After I logged in, a few seconds later (perhaps 20-30 seconds) my computer frozed up again. The mouse cursor doesn't move and I can't get any response from the keyboard. The desktop just remains idle and unresponsive.
 
Whenever I log into Safe Mode (I'm using that right now to make this topic), everything works normal, no freezing or anything.
 
I don't have any type of Windows XP CD, so I won't be able to reinstall my OS but I was wondering if anyone had any advice where I can troubleshoot this problem. I'm using a Dell Dimension 2400 (yeah I  know it's quite old) with Windows XP SP3. Back in June 2014; I had to get another motherboard cause the previous one died and the graphics card stopped working a few weeks afterwards. Is it possible that a hardware driver is broken or corrupted? Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advice.
 
my specs are:
 
Dell Dimension 2400
Windows XP Pro SP3
Maxtor 6L040J2 40GB
Intel ® Pentium 4  3.06 Ghz
Cosair 1GB DDR 400Mhz (x2)
Intel ® 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller
SoundMax Intergrated Digital Audio
 
 
 

A:Windows XP freezes after normal boot but works find in Safe Mode

Go into Safe Mode and uninstall the video card driver (if prompted DO NOT uninstall the device driver), reboot and let the video card install itself again.

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Hello all, I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop that uses Windows Vista Home Basic that freezes shortly after I turn it on and log in. I can still move the cursor, but I can't click anything or type anything. It works fine in Safe Mode. I am in Safe Mode with Networking right now. I am suspecting that it is something to do with the drivers since it works fine in Safe Mode. For my first troubleshooting method, I would like to disable all Startup items I possibly can in System Configuration. The problem is that I don't know what I can disable and what I cannot. I don't want to mess anything up.

The origin of the problem: One night I was playing a computer game, not in a web browser, just on the computer, then I went to bed. I didn't turn off the computer, I just shut the top. About 5 minutes later, I heard the Windows start-up music. I thought to myself "What the...?" I opened the top and it said something like, "Windows had to restart due to an error." I click OK and proceeded. After about maybe a minute, it froze and I had to shut it off manually by holding down the power button. Now every time I turn it on and log on, after about a minute, it freezes. I can still move the cursor, but can't click or type anything.

If disabling everything in the StartUp tab of System Configuration doesn't fix the issue, I would like to disable all the items that I possibly can in the Services tab.

Here is a list of all the items that I have in the StartUp tab of System Con... Read more

A:Computer Freezes Shortly after Start Up but Works Fine in Safe Mode

The only items required in startup are your antivirus, firewall and windows defender. All others can be started when needed.

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Hello all. As the title might imply, I am writing this while my computer is in safe mode. After I click on an account when I boot normally, it will freezes a few moments later on the desktop. I'll post my information below and follow the instructions given. Thank you!
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294513 MB, Free - 170121 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Computer freezes seconds after log-in; Safe mode works perfectly well

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Hi I've just recently started experiencing freezing during start-up. It started during a game of League of Legends, and has been progressively getting worse. It's to the point where it'll take minutes to log on and when it does eventually get to my desktop the task bar will have a loading symbol when I scroll on it. I've tried disabling all start-up programs, and services in MSConfig. Updated all drives, uninstalled newly installed programs, restored to a week prior to the freezing and still nothing. Any suggestions?

-Xeno

A:Computer works fine in safe mode, extremely slow and freezes otherwise

Hi there, have you tried removing other peripherals like extra HDD's or DVD/CD drive? might be an idea to just start your machine with only 1 drive, your memory and Video card. If it still does that, try starting the machine with less memory, if you have more than one module of ram.

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Last night I dropped my computer, happily it was still on and working but froze after a bit. Once restarted it will freeze when attempting to open any program; can open start menu then will freeze. Started in safe mode and everything seems to work fine.

A:Freezes after startup unless in safe mode

I would try running the chkdsk /r command...something is amiss at normal boot, it seems.

Louis

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HI, I have a PC problem I'm having a hard time figuring out and was looking for help.
I have a 2 year old HP Media Center with XP home. About a week ago the PC randomly rebooted twice. nothing had been installed or changed aside from a driver update for my video card about a week earlier. I tried a virus scan with trend micro, it rebooted. I started to back up some files on a USB harddrive and it rebooted.
I cleaned out all the dust and the fans work.
I ended up running the Windows Memomry Diagnostic ISO and the test came up with memory failures. (The test also ran overnight with no reboots, so I think that'd elimanate overheating) 2 1 Gig ram sticks. I replaced one of the sticks with a new stick, still failures. I tried the new stick with the other stick, no memory failures. So I thought I had it down to a bad RAM stick.
Ran fine for about 2 hours. I start backing up the hard drive to the USB harddrive and the screen went black. I reboot and it runs through scandisk and gets an unexpected error and reboots, runs through scandisk again, gets an unexpected error again, over and over.
I try running in safe mode and it hangs at mup.sys and will not go into safe mode. I went into the recovery console and did a chkdsk and it found an error, but doesn't detail what. I rebooted and it gets to the blue XP loading screen but freezes there. I ran the Mem Diagnostic test again and it's coming back with failures again as it had done originally.
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A:Pc Freezes At Startup And Can't Get Into Safe Mode

I guess that I don't understand why you keep putting RAM combinations in...that evidence problems.I don't know anything about the test you've run...but I suggest that you download and run Memtest86.com - Memory Diagnostic - http://www.memtest86.com/ If you have 3 RAM modules...I suggest testing them individually (initially) one at a time, letting the memtest series of exercises run for about 1 hour each time. If you get errors...don't use that module again, put it aside.Then...I would try different pairs together, again 1 hour minimum for each try.I also suggest that you save the reults of a given try to file on your hard drive.What I did when I ran Memtest for 4 modules...I marked each module (with a marking pen) A, B, C, or D...ran individual combinations (Memtest will show which module has errors on the results) and then eliminated modules from consideration.Ultimately I found a pair that produced no errors, at any time.Your modules may have different timings...and I suppose that memory, like anything else, can deteriorate over time.Louis

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My Toshiba laptop has been overheating lately. Looked online and saw that this is a common problem with Toshibas. As I currently live in Indonesia (from Tennessee originally) I dont know where to buy the spray cleaner things (yes, thats what I call them...lol i dont know the technical name or brand name.) So when it overheats I usually let it cool down for a bit then restart and just try and keep the bottom elevated so it can cool consistently.

Tonight it overheated and when I went to restart, it restarted normally until it got to the main screen. Things looked ok, but when I moved the mouse it moved for just a second and then everything froze. Not just the mouse, I tried hitting tab,etc to make things move but nothing would happen. Not even the trusty ctl-alt-del magic would happen. I restarted into safe mode and things are ok.

Any suggestions?? Is it just from the overheating? Is something warped? Or do I have a possible virus or something?

Please help...my laptop is my only means of communication to friends and family back home!!

A:Help! Laptop freezes upon startup unless in safe mode!

When your computer works fine when it is in 'Safe Mode' it normally points to a start-up program or driver problem. If you can only run in 'Safe Mode', try starting in 'Safe Mode with Command Prompt' and then use the SFC utility to check for damaged or corrupt system files.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
This one might be easier to understand:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
Let us know if it finds and/or repairs any damaged system files.
If the result is 'No integrity violations', then try the 'Clean Boot' troubleshooting method to try and narrow down the offending culprit.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
I hope this is of some help to you. I'm not always around to reply but there are more than enough qualified technicians here to assist you.

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Basically anytime i try to start up my computer it freezes about 10 seconds after the windows flag appears, I can't even get to the welcome screen

I have to go into safe mode to do anything, and now it's starting to freeze in safe mode after about 15 minutes

What's causing this?

This computer is kinda old and I'm sure this has something to do with the fact that I wasn't able to dust this computer after about 5 years of use with about 6 hours of use a day average.

I've read this may be a hard drive problem but I just want to be sure it's the issue before i go out and replace this one

A:Computer freezes on startup and on safe mode

Hello, there may be several reasons for this problem.
1. Your hard disk may be full and due to low space on HD, your computer freezes.
2. You may need to use CHKDSK or Disk Defragment.

You did not mention which OS you are using?

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Hi,

I hope you can help me as I have a bit of a problem :/

Just out of the blue my laptop won't load up, just after I downloaded AVAST my laptop has been playing up..

It freezes just at the windows logo and when trying to load safe mode it freezes at the driver atipcie.sys.

Any help would be greatly appreciated :)
Josh

A:Windows 7 freezes at startup and safe mode

finally got past atipcie.sys but now is just the cursor and a black screen. I think this might have something to do with an update i downloaded as well. Might be the service pack but i'm not 100%

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Hi,

I hope you can help me as I have a bit of a problem :/

Just out of the blue my laptop won't load up, just after I downloaded AVAST and service pack 1 my laptop has been playing up..

It freezes just at the windows logo and when trying to load safe mode it freezes at the driver atipcie.sys and then goes to a black screen where the cursor is just there and nothing else.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
Josh
 

A:Windows 7 freezes at startup and safe mode

Have you got a Windows 7 installation disc or repair disc.
 

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Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit (6.3, Build 9600)
MSI
MS-7693
BIOS date 03/28/13 16:31 Ver: 04.06.05
AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six Core
DirectX 11
AMD Radeon HD 6670

I did a Restore which started me in safe mode and would not let me select safe mode with network. I could not get out of Safe Mode because the F keys would not work, nor would the Delete at start up to let me into Bios. The dings continued. I then did a fresh install which has again started me in safe mode. The dings and freezing continued, forcing restarts.
I was advised to do a new install again, but this time upgrade my drivers (SSD, motherboard, and chipset and graphics card), and then do the updates to 8.1. This started me in normal mode and has reduced the number of errors, but the freezing after about 5 minutes continues. Only now I get only one or two dings before the computer freezes.
These are the errors and warnings both clean installations have in common: EventLog-6008; DNS Client Events-1014 (1014); Kernal-Power-41 (63). The only other error I am now getting is Service Control Mgr-7000.
Since this did not resolve the problem, I was advised to do another clean install, but first to delete the OCZ drive to eliminate all drivers. This I did, Windows got stuck configuring at 7%, so after 30 minutes I restarted, which meant I had to reenter the product key and delete the partitions again. However, it very (too) quickly configured. The desktop that came up has everything about twice as large as it... Read more

A:8.1 freezes up, now stuck in Selective startup/safe mode

Apparently part of my info was not published. Here it is in full.

Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit (6.3, Build 9600)
MSI
MS-7693
BIOS date 03/28/13 16:31 Ver: 04.06.05
AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six Core
DirectX 11
AMD Radeon HD 6670

When I used WD Red with Windows 7, I had no problems. Now I am running 8.1 64 bit with a OCZ Vector 150 240 GB SSD for my OS and programs, with WD Red 2 TB with my data stored on it. I installed Windows 8 from a disk, upgraded to 8.1, and created an 8.1 bootable disk.
I began hearing a "ding/bell" periodically after about one week. After three dings Windows freezes. I have to restart to gain control.
I did a Refresh which did not solve the problem. No programs, even Office, were left on the computer--only the Windows apps. The three dings and then freezing continued.
I did a Restore which started me in safe mode and would not let me select safe mode with network. I could not get out of Safe Mode because the F keys would not work, nor would the Delete at start up to let me into Bios. The dings continued. I then did a fresh install which has again started me in safe mode. The dings and freezing continued, forcing restarts.
I was advised to do a new install again, but this time upgrade my drivers (SSD, motherboard, and chipset and graphics card), and then do the updates to 8.1. This started me in normal mode and has reduced the number of errors, but the freezing after about 5 minutes continues. Only now I get only one or two dings ... Read more

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Please help! I have an up pavilion dv9640 that froze and I could only do a hard start. It would not go back to normal mode so I restarted in safe mode. I was able to do a system restore and it said it was successful but it still won't boot up normally and now when I start it in safe mode it just freezes so I can't do anything. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!

A:Hp with vista freezes in safe mode

hi you could try this http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...torial148.html

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My laptop just had vista basic re-installed and it freezes every minute or so. I have been running it in safe mode with networking to use the internet and it works fantastic! The only problem is limited functionality and horrible graphics. Why does it work so good in safe mode and not normally? Thanks!
Asus X53SR Full Specification
Processor

Clock speed 1.66 GHz Processor type Core 2 Duo T5450 Processor manufacturer Intel
RAM

RAM installed 2048 MB RAM technology DDR2
Storage Hard Drive

Hard drive size 160 GB
Optical Storage

CD / DVD type HD DVD / DVD±RW CD / DVD read speed 24x CD, 8x DVD CD / DVD rewrite speed 10x CD-RW, 4x DVD-RW
Interfaces / Networking

USB 3 PC Card 1 Ethernet Yes Infrared No Bluetooth Yes Wireless networking No
Video Output

Graphics processor ATI Mobility Radeon HD X2400 Video outputs VGA, DVI, S-Video
Display

Display technology LCD Display diagonal size 15.4 in. Maximum resolution 1280x800 pixels
Audio

Soundcard Realtek High Definition Audio Audio inputs/outputs Headphone, microphone Built-in speakers Yes
Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D) 365x40x270mm Weight 2.95 kg Available colours Black, Silver
Battery

Battery technology Li-ion Number of batteries supplied 1 Estimated battery life (mfr) 2.5 hours Max batteries supported 1
 

A:Vista freezes except when in safe mode

Bump..
 

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