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Computer Freezing. please help.

Q: Computer Freezing. please help.

Hi I?m having trouble with my computer lately it has been locking up and freezing on me to the point where I?m having to turn it off and back on again, i have ran avg 9 and it is not finding any threats , it does it when I?m the most.

I?m running vista and i do not have access to the boot cd :(

Any help with this is very much appreciated thanks tech girl x


DDS (Ver_09-11-24.02) - NTFSx86
Run by User at 20:08:33.09 on 25/11/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18828
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.44.1033.18.1022.167 [GMT 0:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free *enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

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

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\aol\1173859703\ee\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\Auto Update\RIMAutoUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\SetUpMyPC\SmpSys.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Boots F2CD\Picture Suite\InsDetect.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\1.0.150\SSScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k WerSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Windows\system32\WUDFHost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
C:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Toolbar\wltuser.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10c.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4OB35DK0\dds[1].com
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://www.virginmedia.com/
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
uURLSearchHooks: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgssie.dll
BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
BHO: Search Helper: {6ebf7485-159f-4bff-a14f-b9e3aac4465b} - c:\program files\microsoft\search enhancement pack\search helper\SEPsearchhelperie.dll
BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
BHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.3.4501.1418\swg.dll
BHO: Google Dictionary Compression sdch: {c84d72fe-e17d-4195-bb24-76c02e2e7c4e} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\component\fastsearch_B7C5AC242193BB3E.dll
BHO: CBrowserHelperObject Object: {ca6319c0-31b7-401e-a518-a07c3db8f777} - c:\program files\google\google_bae\BAE.dll
BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: Windows Live Toolbar Helper: {e15a8dc0-8516-42a1-81ea-dc94ec1acf10} - c:\program files\windows live\toolbar\wltcore.dll
TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: &Windows Live Toolbar: {21fa44ef-376d-4d53-9b0f-8a89d3229068} - c:\program files\windows live\toolbar\wltcore.dll
TB: AVG Security Toolbar: {ccc7a320-b3ca-4199-b1a6-9f516dd69829} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
uRun: [Sidebar] c:\program files\windows sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
uRun: [SmpcSys] c:\program files\packard bell\setupmypc\SmpSys.exe
uRun: [ehTray.exe] c:\windows\ehome\ehTray.exe
uRun: [MsnMsgr] "c:\program files\windows live\messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
uRun: [Boots Insert Detect] c:\program files\boots f2cd\picture suite\InsDetect.exe
uRun: [swg] "c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe"
uRun: [ISUSPM] "c:\program files\common files\installshield\updateservice\ISUSPM.exe" -scheduler
uRun: [WMPNSCFG] c:\program files\windows media player\WMPNSCFG.exe
mRun: [Windows Defender] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe -hide
mRun: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe
mRun: [ATICCC] "c:\program files\ati technologies\ati.ace\CLIStart.exe"
mRun: [HostManager] c:\program files\common files\aol\1173859703\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
mRun: [Google Desktop Search] "c:\program files\google\google desktop search\GoogleDesktop.exe" /startup
mRun: [toolbar_eula_launcher] c:\program files\packard bell\google_eula\EULALauncher.exe
mRun: [ISUSPM Startup] c:\progra~1\common~1\instal~1\update~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup
mRun: [ISUSScheduler] "c:\program files\common files\installshield\updateservice\issch.exe" -start
mRun: [snpstd] c:\windows\vsnpstd.exe
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [Adobe Photo Downloader] "c:\program files\adobe\photoshop album starter edition\3.2\apps\apdproxy.exe"
mRun: [Monitor] c:\windows\pixart\pac207\Monitor.exe
mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] c:\program files\common files\apple\mobile device support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
mRun: [BlackBerryAutoUpdate] c:\program files\common files\research in motion\auto update\RIMAutoUpdate.exe /background
mRun: [<NO NAME>]
mRun: [RoxWatchTray] "c:\program files\common files\roxio shared\9.0\sharedcom\RoxWatchTray9.exe"
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [AVG9_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg9\avgtray.exe
StartupFolder: c:\users\user\appdata\roaming\micros~1\windows\startm~1\programs\startup\onenot~1.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\progra~2\micros~1\windows\startm~1\programs\startup\mcafee~1.lnk - c:\program files\mcafee security scan\1.0.150\SSScheduler.exe
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~3\office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - {5F7B1267-94A9-47F5-98DB-E99415F33AEC} - c:\program files\windows live\writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~3\office12\ONBttnIE.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~3\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/5/b/0/5b0d4654-aa20-495c-b89f-c1c34c691085/LegitCheckControl.cab
DPF: {20A60F0D-9AFA-4515-A0FD-83BD84642501} - hxxp://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab56986.cab
DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} - hxxp://gfx2.hotmail.com/mail/w2/resources/VistaMSNPUplden-gb.cab
DPF: {5D6F45B3-9043-443D-A792-115447494D24} - hxxp://messenger.zone.msn.com/EN-GB/a-UNO1/GAME_UNO1.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_15-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} - hxxp://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsPAClient.cab56907.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_03-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0004-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_04-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0015-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_15-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_15-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgpp.dll
AppInit_DLLs: c:\progra~1\google\google~2\goec62~1.dll,avgrsstx.dll c:\progra~1\google\google~2\GOEC62~1.DLL

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG Free AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2008-7-23 333192]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-2-1 360584]
R2 avg9emc;AVG Free E-mail Scanner;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgemc.exe [2009-11-24 906520]
R2 avg9wd;AVG Free WatchDog;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgwdsvc.exe [2009-11-24 285392]
R2 SeaPort;SeaPort;c:\program files\microsoft\search enhancement pack\seaport\SeaPort.exe [2009-5-19 240512]
R3 3xHybrid;ASUSTek SAA713x PCI Card;c:\windows\system32\drivers\3xHybrid.sys [2007-3-14 816512]
R3 kxtdapob;kxtdapob;C:\kxtdapob.sys [2009-11-25 91904]
S3 fssfltr;FssFltr;c:\windows\system32\drivers\fssfltr.sys [2009-9-18 54632]
S3 fsssvc;Windows Live Family Safety Service;c:\program files\windows live\family safety\fsssvc.exe [2009-8-5 704864]
S3 GoogleDesktopManager-061008-081103;Google Desktop Manager 5.7.806.10245;c:\program files\google\google desktop search\GoogleDesktop.exe [2007-3-14 29744]

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2009-11-25 19:00:39 91904 ----a-w- C:\kxtdapob.sys
2009-11-25 16:08:34 1399296 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msxml6.dll
2009-11-25 16:08:33 1257472 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msxml3.dll
2009-11-25 16:08:30 714240 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\timedate.cpl
2009-11-24 17:10:37 0 d--h--w- C:\$AVG
2009-11-24 17:09:43 0 d-----w- c:\programdata\AVG Security Toolbar
2009-11-24 17:08:50 0 d-----w- c:\programdata\avg9
2009-11-12 14:51:23 2035712 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
2009-11-12 14:51:06 351232 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\WSDApi.dll
2009-11-06 1142 1638912 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mshtml.tlb
2009-10-28 15:27:58 310784 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\unregmp2.exe
2009-10-28 15:27:50 8147456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wmploc.DLL

==================== Find3M ====================

2009-11-25 17:18:33 86016 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\infstor.dat
2009-11-25 17:18:33 51200 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\infpub.dat
2009-11-25 17:18:33 143360 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\infstrng.dat
2009-11-24 17:10:05 360584 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys
2009-11-24 17:10:05 333192 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2009-11-24 17:09:47 12464 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\avgrsstx.dll
2009-11-02 20:42:06 195456 ------w- c:\windows\system32\MpSigStub.exe
2009-10-09 16:36:30 192 ----a-w- c:\users\user\appdata\roaming\wklnhst.dat
2009-09-10 17:30:12 213504 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msv1_0.dll
2009-09-04 12:24:34 61440 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msasn1.dll
2009-08-31 13:55:50 293376 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\psisdecd.dll
2009-08-31 13:55:46 428544 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\EncDec.dll
2009-08-28 12:39:07 28672 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\Apphlpdm.dll
2009-08-28 10:15:30 4240384 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\GameUXLegacyGDFs.dll
2008-08-29 20:42:12 174 --sha-w- c:\program files\desktop.ini
2008-08-29 20:29:59 665600 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\drvindex.dat
2006-11-02 12:42:02 30674 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfd.dat
2006-11-02 12:42:02 30674 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfc.dat
2006-11-02 12:42:02 287440 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfi.dat
2006-11-02 12:42:02 287440 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfh.dat
2006-11-02 09:20:21 287440 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfi.dat
2006-11-02 09:20:21 287440 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfh.dat
2006-11-02 09:20:19 30674 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfd.dat
2006-11-02 09:20:19 30674 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfc.dat
2007-03-14 15:54:52 8192 --sha-w- c:\windows\users\default\NTUSER.DAT

============= FINISH: 20:09:38.50 ===============

RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Computer Freezing. please help.

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

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

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

A: Computer Freezing. please help.

Hello techgirlwannabe,

Please go to Virus TotalCopy paste the following full path into the empty box under 'Upload a file'

C:\kxtdapob.sys
Click 'Send File'
If you see a message 'File has already been analysed'. Click Reanalyse file now.

Copy/paste the results into Notepad and save it to your desktop. Please post the results in your next reply.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 42

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 41.6

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 41.6

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 41.2

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

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

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Besides that, nothing in particular.

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

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

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

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

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

Can you guys please help me out?
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

My computer runs on the Windows XP operating system.

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

Any helpful advice on this would be much appreciated.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hi,

I just had my computer repaired 3 days ago with the addition of a new motherboard, RAM, PSU and video card. The problem is that my computer is constantly crashing/freezing once its booted up resulting in a manual shutdown. It sould be noted that I haven't used this hard drive for about 5 years and I can't run AVG because before it's able to finish the scan, the computer just freezes. Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks,
Aaron

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:25:30 PM, on 11/24/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG2012\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgcsrvx.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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb07.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vVX6000.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\MediaDet.Exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgwdsvc.exe
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Hello,
I hope someone can help me with this. My computer freezes up randomly on me. It could happen immediately after start up or 4-5 hours after start up. When it happens I have to manually shut down by holding the power button down till it shuts off. I have restored and that helped for a day or two and then my husband reinstalled the operating system and that seemed to help for about a week then I went out and bought system mechanic and once I ran it and "fixed" all the problems it was great for 2 days and now it's doing it again. I have run a virus scan and it came up clean but I don't know if it looked for "everything" you know how there is always something new out there. It is a Dell Inspiron 1525 and I'm using what ever version of vista that came with the computer. lol

Anyway any help would be great as I use my computer for 8-10 hours every day. Thanks so much
Jennifer

A:Computer keeps Freezing up:(

Hello there supermomto03,Welcome to Bleeping Computer.Please try a couple of these free online scanners to see if anything has slipped by your protection:(Be advised that some of these scanners will pickup things in "quarantine" from other anti-virus programs - so review the results carefully)http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asphttp://housecall.trendmicro.comhttp://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.htmlhttp://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/ols.shtmlhttp://onlinescan.avast.com/http://ca.com/us/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspxhttp://www.eset.com/onlinescan/http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner Scan Only - no removalIf you find that you're infected (or the scan doesn't complete or closes unexpectedly), post in the Am I Infected forum located here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/regards, The weatherman

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Hey eveyone, recently I have encountered a problem regarding my computer.
It freezes without a reason, and I don't know how to fix it. At first I thought the reason was my browser, so I switched from firefox 4 to google chrome. Still, the problems occurs.

Help pls .

A:My computer is freezing win 7

does your pc freezes randomly ? i mean it freezes when browsing the internet , or when watching a movie , or when listening to music or whatever you are doing ?

in addition , what's the specs of your pc ?

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

here is my start ups incase you need them

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

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

the system spec is

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

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Hello , when ever i play .wmv files (video) or play flas games on yahoo.com my computer just freezes ,and i am forced to do a hard boot . I have tried many diffrent sound cards and video cards , and I have reinstalled windows four times now and still have the same error .. Somebody said I should do a hijack this log , well here it is hope it helps ..
Thanks for your time Bud

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:46:01 PM, on 12/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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A:computer freezing

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I had tryed a few days ago to down load Service pack 3 for Windows XP. The computer wouldn't down load it. It said that it shouldn't take more than 22 minutes. An hour and a half later it was still trying to down load. Now I think the computer is either in hibernation mode, or it is just freezing up. The reason I think that it is in hibernation mode, is because this computer has done that before. Or it is is freezing up because I still have something left from the download of Service Pack 3. I am going to post a log. Maybe someone that nows anything can look at the log to see what is wrong with this computer.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:50:36 PM, on 7/17/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\cmdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
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A:Computer is freezing up sometimes

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Hello my mo/bo is a Foxconn A7GM-S AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard, and CPU is an amd 64 x2 5000+, and my computer has been fine up until a week ago, my pc keeps freezeing every 20 mins.

I did ad-aware searches virus searches ect. Nothing was found, sometimes it even freezes up on my mo/bo screen when I have to manually shut it off and on agian because of the freezes. So I recently have checked my ram with memtest it all passed, i did disk check, then i just recently reformated.

Once i reformated it hasent froze up until not to long ago it froze for the 1st time. But my pc just froze agian while playing a game, this time when i restarted it wanted me to load defult cmos by pressuing f2, then when i booted up it looked like there was no drivers for the vidoe card.Then it froze agian, then i restarted and when it did it found new hardware.

Any suggestions?

A:Computer keeps freezing.

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About once a day now, at various times and when I'm not at the computer, it freezes. I can't find anything in the event log to explain it. Running Win XP Pro SP2. Any ideas how to troubleshoot?
 

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My computer periodically freezes up, and I have to manually turn it off and back on again.

It wasn't a major problem before, but lately it's been freezing a lot, and now it's getting annoying. I need to figure out what's making it freeze, and how to solve the problem.

My specs:
OS: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
Processor: AMD Sempron Processor 3300+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.0GHz, SSE3 Support
Memory: 2GB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c as of April 2009
Video: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 (ForceWare Version 186.18)
Sound: Vinyl AC'97 Audio (WAVE)
 

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My computer keeps freezing up during normal startup, and sometimes even in safe mode. I gives an error and then says dumping physical memory. I don't know if i have a virus or a hardware problem. I can give more info if you ask, as i do not know what information is necessary for diagnosis. Here is a copy of my HIJACKTHIS log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:57:07 PM, on 8/13/2006
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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Applet\TAPPSRV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Tvs\TvsTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TPSMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
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A:computer keeps freezing up.

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There isn't much showing in your log, so we'll try a general cleaning and see what turns up.

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Downloads(make sure to save these in a permanent location)
Cleanup!- Install it. You will use this later.

*NOTE* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temporary folders and does not make backups.

Ewido Anti-SpywareInstall Ewido Anti-Spyware
Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.On the top of the main screen click Shield
Click the word active to change it to inactive
On the top of the main screen click Update.
Then click on Start Update. The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
I also recommend changing the "Update interval" to something more reasonable like 12 hours.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido
When you have finished updating, EXIT Ewido.

Next, please reboot your computer in SafeMode by doing the following:Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
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my computer keeps freezing up and now i cant on at all without the screen just going black and wont come back no matter what i do

A:my computer xp keeps freezing up

do you get to safe mode? Press F8 at the bios screen.
If you can get to safe mode then i would suggest choosing "last known Configuration.
Now if you do all this and still you have no joy, then i would suspect the video card, re-seat that and post back your findings

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ive just done a new format and install on a xp machine... its has been on for several hours and now its starting to freeze up.. this is a ford motor company employee computer... they built the computer themselves...
computer seems to be running hot to me... i take a cd out after installing some software and the cd is hot.. i know heat can make pc freeze up or restart.. fan is working fine... any ideas on what i can try...it was doing fine until i started loading the nortons virus software... could that be the problem..
thanks
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I am only new here so bear with me.

I have been having this problem for a while now. When i am on the internet and click on a couple of links quickly or use the back button a few times the screen freezes . It only happens when i am online not when i am working in any other program. This is happening increasingly so any help or ideas would be appreciated.

A:Help Computer keeps on freezing

Welcome to TSF....

We will need some more information here on this Some system specs would be great and also make, model of computer OS type = Home or Professional, How much RAM, service pack installed and post the results of the following:

SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures

http://www.almico.com/speedfan432.exe

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A couple of times a day my computer just freezes and i have to reboot. It can happen anytime so I'm not relating to any piece of software or anything particular I'm doing.

I checked event viewer and just before it crashes there is information srtsp followed by warning ftdisk followed by error service control manager

or some other combination like information srtsp followed by error service control manager.

Any help with this would be much appreciated as its a pain in the backside

A:Computer Freezing

how long has this been going on? have you cleaned your cpu heatsink and fan lately? if not blow it clean with a can of compressed air. most probable cause of the freezing is overheating. when it freezes up do you notice that the harddrive busy light is on indicating there is some harddrive activity?? if so ,,,could be a sign that some malware is running in the background that is tieing up your processor time. may even be indicating your harddrive is failing...

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Basically for the past few days my computer freezes after logon.

Like i can move my mouse but nothing i click on will respond and programs wont load.

Computer works in safe mode fine however its annoying to use safe mode for computer use...

Used system restore, and chkdsk but i cant seem to fix this problem.

A:Computer keeps freezing

Restart the computer, at the Advanced Boot Menu (Safe Mode etc) choose Fix My Computer. Windows will try to fix the error, if that fails, Boot into Safe Mode hit CTRL+ALT+DEL and go to the Task Manager/File/New Task(run) type explorer.exe and hit enter. You should get your desktop back. If that fails, in Task Manager/File/New Task type SFC /scannow and hit enter, put your 7 DVD in and it will take any files that it is missing from the DVD.

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i already went to the hijack forum and got rid of a few things, however the problem still occurs

sometimes my computer freezes , and stops moving so i unplug it and plug it back in, start the computer, usually fixes the problem , sometimes it freezes during start up. however even it it doesn't a few hours later, sometimes sooner it freezes up agian

A:Computer Keeps Freezing

assuming you ARE 'cleared' from the HJT forum(?) http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/143591/computer-freezes-frequently/your log thread mentions havimg more than one antivirus program on board and also the use OF P2P programs?please clarifywhich antivirus program is now installed? are you using P2P programs still?

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 02:15:50, on 17/05/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\... Read more

A:Computer Keeps Freezing

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

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Just the other night I've started to have a freezing problem. Whenever I am searching through any of my drives, my computer has the potential to just freeze for no apparent reason; it can happen at any random moment as soon as i open a drive folder.

During the (random) freeze events, everything will just STOP but the image just stays with whatever is up at the time. I can still move my mouse around, but i can't click or do anything with it and am forced to restart.

And again, this only happens when I am browsing through any of my drives (i have 4 internal).
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Computer Freezing

Hello,

While i don't have any constructive advice,was wondering if you could satisfy my curiosity.
1. do you have drive indexing turned on for those drives?
2. can you control alt delete during the freeze?

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Hello,

I have used this forum before to help fix a friends computer and you guys (and gals) have been amazingly helpful. I have recomended to a few people this site as well when they were having issues.
Now I need help.

I do know my way around a computer fairly well, so if you told me what to do, I can probably do it, but I need guidance on what I should do.

The issue:
My computer just recently (within the last few days) has started freezing up on me. Its very strange, and I am not sure what is causing it. It will randomly (sometimes very quickly, sometimes it will take a while) freeze up. All of a sudden it will just stop responding. The mouse wont move anymore, nothing on the keyboard has any effect (CTRL ALT DEL for example does nothing). It just totally freezes up, and the only way to do anything is to hold the power button to force it off...

This is for a laptop. I have the setting so that it will make a beep when I plug it in or unplug it, and even though the computer wont respond for me at all, when I unplug it and plug it back in after it has frozen, I can still hear the SFX for that.

Also, after I force the shutdown of the computer, sometimes it will not start back up. Id hit the power button and it would start to start, but it wouldn't even bring up a single screen and the computer would hang right there with the hard drive light lit up, like its working. However nothing ever happens even if I wait.
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hi scottdavid, i have exacly the same problem on my HP nc6000. All the systoms you have discribed i have. On top of that i formatted and reinstalled XP, to rule out any software problems. It has no other software and has not been connected to the net, but still the same issue.

Did you find a answer to your?
 

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I have a cpu I built a couple years ago for gaming....i used it about a month with no problems then it started freezing up while in windows...mouse would freeze every couple minutes....then it would just freeze for a couple minutes at a time and work for only a few seconds at a time...when i would reboot it would not even load up at all......well i was so aggitated i put the cpu up and havent used it...i have another ( the one im on now ) but i want to get it fixed so i can start using it now....any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A:Computer freezing

Since you built it you'll have the manual.

Tear it down completely, reset the Bios fully, start from scratch cleaning re-applying paste to the cpu/heatsink, building with minimal hardware (floppy, cd/dvd, hard drive, vid card IF necessary).

Get that working and the rest should be easy.

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

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

A:Computer keeps freezing up

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

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Hi, after visiting a particular tattoo website my computer began to slow down and eventually freeze up. I keep getting error messages saying that my virtual memory is too low... sometimes I cannot even shut the computer down by way of the start menu. When I go to it, it's missing that choice. I have hold the power button on the computer to shut down. Once I'm up and going, the computer runs ok, but if I allow the computer to sit and the screen saver come on, if i come back to it after a long period of inactivity, the computer does not respond.
I have run spybot and malware programs and also used Hijack this. They show problems but im afraid to clean/delete the infected files. HEEELP! PLEASE!

A:My Computer Freezing!

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen:Click on the Show Results button to see a list ... Read more

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I've had the 2006 Windows Vista and I'm having a lot of problems with it freezing up. I use the alt/control/delete buttons and wait and nothing happens, so I have to manually shut it down and start over. Get signed in and it happens again. I have internet thru Verizon but its not the fast speed one. What can I do to stop the freezing up all the time? I regularly do malware, adware cleaner and super antispyware programs and I still have problems. any suggestions?
 

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Having issues with my computer running very slow and IE freezing often.
Cleaned up what I can. Havent found any virus issues, and posted in virus board weeks ago, but get no response so I am assuming it is not malware related.

Any help woud be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Emachines pc model W3653a
running Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2
Intel Celeron CPU E1200 @1.6 GHz
ram 1gig
32bit

Ted
 

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Everything was fine till about a couple of weeks ago. A friend borrowed my compter and then I noticed it starting to run slower. I have run a virus scan, defragged and the usual but nothing has helped and now it has started freezing on me as well.

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Morgan Wood at 16:19:14.48 on Thu 07/02/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1022.611 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AntiVir Desktop *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
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A:computer freezing up

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I have this problem where no matter what I'm doing my computer will randomly stutter up and freeze. It's weird because while it's stuttering it will still take into account actions that I give it while it's in a frozen period. If I click something it will slowly show it registering it between it freezing. Even worse as of lately I'll get these random distortions sometimes while I'm listening to music, and as of today it hit its worst peak. I was just browsing the web, and the music started distorting, and then my screen went pure white. I had to do a hard restart. Anyone got any ideas? Also, my music collection isn't getting messed up is it? I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on a custom build I put together myself.

A:Computer Freezing Up

I'd run PC Check 6.5 off Hiren's Boot CD to test the hardware. A more rudimentary way is to boot up with an Ubuntu boot CD, which you would have to create with another working computer. This loads the OS from the CD into the RAM.
Can you get into the BIOS OK or does it freeze up?

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Hello:My computer freezes at random times when I'm using it. I can move the mouse, but everything is frozen and i can only restart by cutting power. It seems to happen more often when i use a program or web site that has sound. I ran Micro trend and it says nothing, but sometimes a RAP_Generic comes up and says it has something to do with my sound. I've tried running Micro Trend and Malwearbytes with no help at all.Any help at all would be great.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:21:46 PM, on 7/17/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 14\pccguide.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\Lexmark 8300 Series\lxcjmon.exeC:\Program Files\Lexmark 8300 Series\ezprint.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC: ... Read more

A:Computer freezing up

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

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

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

A:Computer Freezing! Help!

Can you list your specs?

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