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

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

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.

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

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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

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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" target="_blank" class="wLink">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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I recently had some virus issues, which are mostly resolved now as far as I can tell (Rkill, AVG full computer scan and Anti-Rootkit scan, Malwarebytes full scan, Spybot S&D, and a System Restore have taken care of nearly everything), but I'd like to do a Factory Image Restore and can't. I have a Dell M5030 running Windows 7 Premium (I'm not sure if any other specs are related to this issue). I've backed up my files, and I know that I need to hit F8 as the computer boots up, and select "Repair Your Computer" to start a Factory Image Restore, but when I do this, the computer freezes after the progress bar fills up. I've been unable to find any information on why this happens-- I think I read somewhere that a USB drive is being mistaken for the main drive, and removing the USB drive would solve the problem, but I can't find where I read that and I'm not sure if I'm mistaking it for another search I did when I was experiencing other issues or how reliable it is. I don't have my Windows 7 Installation Disc-- it's at another family member's house, as I wasn't expecting to stay at this house as long as I have, and it's not going to be available to me for some time. I'd appreciate any help anyone can offer on what the issue is here, and how to resolve it and restore my laptop to its factory image.

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Hello everyone, new to the forum.
Recently my latop (sony Vaio) froze repeatedly after about 5 minutes after starting up. I tried fixing it by clearing my "Windows event logs" using a batch command i found on this forum. I followed that up by running "sfc/scannow" 3 times as instructed. I ran CHKDSK after a clean boot and lastly i also ran a full scan using malwarebytes program. HOWEVER, now after about a few hours, my laptop still freezes, this time without any mouse movement. I also noticed that if i close the screen and let my laptop hibernate, it will also freeze a little while after starting up.

I'm drawing complete blanks as to why this is happening. Please help!
*I noticed that after running the command prompt for clearing windows event logs, all the files get cleared (not deleted) but 2 remain untouched. one is named "MSFWSVC.evtx" and its 1,092kb. The other files is named "Windows OneCare.evtx" and this one is 1,028kb.

A:Computer Freezing repeatedly

Welcome
Boot the computer in safe mode and let us know if the problem persisits. From your post, I will assume that the problem is still present after a clean boot.

If safe mode does not help, let us know and then follow these steps.
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
Check memory with memtest86
Make sure that you are not over heating.
Try in safe mode; report back if it works properly.
Try a clean boot
Make sure PSU is working properly
If overclocking, restore to original
Test hard drive at company website.
Test in safe mode, does it still happen?
Try with clean boot..
Defrag
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
http://malwarebytes.org/
http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic...ing-memtest86/
http://ezinearticles.com/?Troublesho...blems&id=39981

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Hi, 
 
I think I was infected while browsing the internet and my free AVG was turned off (didn't notice it was) about 1.5 week ago. The computer has been slow opening, internet browser takes a long time to open and freezes repeatedly and sometimes, the whole computer freezes and even 'Task Manager' doesn't open before at least 1-2min.
 
I have installed free AVAST and tried to remove AVG which just doesn't want to uninstall...like whatever I do, whenever I tried to uninstall AVG, I have a window popping that says ''AVG has stop working'' and close the program, and it doesn't uninstall. So I have both AVG (turned off) and AVAST (turned on) on my computer. 
 
I have tried to erase temporary files and defragment the disk, and most my stuff is saved on a separated internal disk (not C disk). The problem remains despite all that. I'm not computer savvy and I don't know what to do next. I was able to save the content of my other disks but haven't been able to backup anything from C disk...so if possible to solve the issue without losing my programs, that would be great!
 
 
 
Please see below the FRST copy-paste: 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:20-12-2015
Ran by Lix (administrator) on LIX-PC (22-12-2015 20:07:21)
Running from C:\Users\Lix\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Lix (Available Profiles: Lix)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
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A:Slow computer and repeatedly freezing screen

Update (which I don't know if it's related to the initial issue)... 
 
 
I am now getting a windows pop-up called Network Error that says ''Another computer on this network has the same IP address as this computer. Contact your network administrator for help resolving this issue. More details are available in the Windows system event log.''

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Hey Folks,This is my first time using this site and I fear my computer may be in pretty bad shape. It displayed the blue screen several times this afternoon, and now it's freezing repeatedly. I didn't get a chance to copy down the full STOP message at the blue screen, but it regarded windrvnt.sys, which I renamed to windrvnt.OLD. I'm not getting a blue screen anymore, but the freezing issues persist. I've performed all the scans requested, and here's the info:DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Alexander Fishman at 18:19:51.12 on Fri 01/08/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1468 [GMT -5:00]AV: Norton Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}FW: Norton Internet Security *disabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL ... Read more

A:Computer Had Blue Screen Regarding windrvnt.sys, Now Freezing Repeatedly

Anyone? It's been a few days... Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

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Ok, new to the forums and I seen a bunch of help from friendly members and I joined up, hoping someone could help me as well.

My PC keeps freezing while I'm playing a video game.

Now before you directly assume I need more memory or a new video card, this problem just started to happen in the past 2 weeks and I've been playing the game for about 8 months now.

When the PC freezes I'm forced to do a hard restart. I choose to start windows normally and it never starts, just stays at the booting bar. I've let this sit for times of a half hour before hard restarting again. So instead of the option of starting windows normally, I'm asked to run "Start up repair". This happens every time my computer freezes OR if I'm turning on my computer in the mornings. So it's not just happening when the PC freezes, it also happens if I just randomly restart.

Now I will go ahead and say I contacted a virus about 2 months ago and removed all infected files and spent a day running numerous spyware scanners and anti-virus scanners until all signs of the virus was gone. Could this be the problem? Could it finally be affecting me now after 2 months of its removal? If this is the case, I'm just going to reformat and start over since I really don't have anything on here important anyways. I can always re-instal a game so that's no biggie.

I'm just wondering if their was an alternate route before I take the big step such as... Read more

A:E-Machine ET-1641 freezing/startup repair

Welcome KryptikNinja,
I would strongly suggest that you replace the power supply as soon as possible, before the motherboard fries... Even though you may think something else is causing the freezing, eMachines are noted for their poor quality Power Supplies
 

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Every time I startup this computer, Its toshiba labtop and Im running vista. Im not as familiar with vista yet as I am XP. So anyways, its suddenly the last few weeks always trying to update to restart and update these 1 of 3 updates and if you just did it when its done and restarts its asking to restart and redo it again? So everytime I restart it or turn it back on it goes through this whole process of configuring updates 1 of 3 takes 10 - 15 minutes thenafter its done and you think its gonna start up it says "Your computer was unable to start"
Startup repair will check your system for problems ...etc.
That process takes about another 15 min. Then it'll start up but it'll tell me it needs to restart and configure new updates???
Around the same time the computer started doing this, I started getting popups and freezing and not respondings all the time. It gets beteer then worse. Irun disc cleanup and defragmenter all the time, I clean temp internet files out, Im not sure if I got a bug or what. The same time it started doing that it stopped letting me connect to the wireless interenet without mt little usb adapter. I have wireless on this laptop and never needed the adapter but suddenly it wont connect without it. I got another laptop that connects to the same internet perfect with no problem so I know its not the router thing. Can anyone help? I have used combofix on a HP desktop with XP before so I know how it goes but im just not familiar with vista. I hope I do... Read more

A:Vista Startup Repair/freezing comp/updates constantly

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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Ok my friend's computer is exhibiting the symptoms as I've described in the title.

Basically it's freezing whenever you seem to be doing anything thats a little bit more system intensive than just sitting idle. Opening webpages, viewing video in full screen etc.

You restart it and it's like frozen with just the blue desktop and an egg timer on the screen.

I think this is obviously a heat issue because if you leave it a while after it's frozen and then start it up it's back to normal.

Thing is I've only jsut been able to start taking a look at it and he's been using it all the while and I think it's at a point now where some damage has been done as he says it's basically unusable now (after telling him to leave it well alone until I can look at it)

CPU is overheating...?

Graphics wouldn't cause this much of a hoo haa would it? He does have a spare card that I can fit to see if it helps....

I'm getting some compressed air in the post soon so I'll give everything a blast (seemed to help before) but do you think it's worth taking the heatsink and fan off and reapplying thermal paste etc?

Am I totally off base here? - is it possibly nothing to do with heat?

Thanks in advance guys!
 

A:Freezing when doing anything and then freezing on startup when reset getting worse..

It does sound like a heat issue and a malfunctioning/overheating graphics card can certainly cause these issues.

Are the issues still occuring?
 

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So I was uninstalling some bloatware from my computer, and decided to also do a disc cleanup. After I ran said cleanup, I restarted my computer so that all the uninstalled products would run there course, and the cleanup would take full effect.

Doing this, I ended up having multiple freezes at the "Configuring Windows Updates" I had to keep turning off the computer, and trying all sorts of stuff. In safe mode, it kept trying to configure there as well, and it eventually went through to the "Cleaning up do not turn off menu" it hung, so I restarted into safe mode again, and I finally booted to safe mode.

Thinking everything was probably good, I tried restarting again normally, and now am continuing to get a frozen computer at the "Windows is starting" logo. I have tried system restore and start up repair and keep getting a variety of errors.

If anyone could help I would greatly appreciate it. I plan on soon copy and pasting all my files to another computer and then moving them all back if I have to do a fresh install of Windows 7. Would like to avoid that however.
 

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Please help, my computer isn't very useful right now. Here's the deal:

1. My computer keeps on freezing up on me, and I don't even have many programs running. When my computer finally starts up, I log onto windows, and it takes seriously two or three minutes for windows to load; two weeks ago it took 20-30 seconds for windows to load. When windows finally loads, and I click on a program (ie. Internet Explorer or Opera Web Browser), it takes another five to seven minutes for one the programs to appear on the screen, then another minute or two for the program to load. When I close a program, it does one of two things; my computer will freeze, and I'll have to restart it; or, it will take a couple of minutes to close the program. And I'm just working with the basics; Internet explorer, opera, open office, and windows media. I'm trying to add music to my newly added iTunes library, but that's almost impossible.

2. My computer won't shut down. This computer is only seven months old, it's too young for such problems. When I go to shut my computer down, I select the shut down icon from the start menu, and expect my computer to shut down. Rather than shutting down, windows pop up telling me that the programs that I had been running are not responding, and I have the option to wait or end the program. I end the program, and the window comes up again, it's almost like my computer isn't properly responding to its commands. Again ... Read more

A:Computer repeatedly freezing; running slowly; shuts down and starts up very slowly

Try posting a hiJack this log here and I'm sure the good people will take a look for you

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
 

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Hi

I am not that technical so apologies if I say something stupid.

IE8 keeps freezing. The window will stop working and there is no way to close it. Even task manager and asking to close results in no joy. This will happen with each window after a while so I end up with many IE windows open at once since they are unusual and not even closeable.

I have Vista and have AVG and this is all up to date. I ran Emissoft anti-malware. This showed up a trojan in my lg program (for my phone) and it was deleted. No difference sadly.

Can anyone shed any light on this at all please? I would be very grateful.

Thanks for your help.
 

A:IE8 repeatedly freezing

Please click here to download and install HijackThis.

Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile from the Main Menu.

The log will be saved in Notepad. Copy and paste the log in your next post.

Do not fix anything
 

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Hi. I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop, with Windows XP Pro SP3. I have been running into an issue with my computer freezing for the past couple weeks. There is no rhyme or reason to the freezing. It happens when I'm surfing the net, when the computer is idle, when I just start it and don't open a single program. But it's not a complete freeze. I can move my mouse. At first when it freezes, I can hover my mouse over my quick start links, and it will recognize the hover. I can sometimes open my Start Menu, but the Start Menu has no functionality. Sometimes I can even click something inside the program and it will recognize the command at first, but then freeze, and then not recognize any commands. The clock will also stop when it freezes. I can leave it on all day, and the clock will be 4 hours behind and not changing time, but I can still move the mouse. I eventually have to manually shut it down by holding the power button.I initially had some spyware issues (which brought me to this site). I posted in the spyware section of this forum, and after cleaning my system of the spyware, this problem still exists. I have run every scan recommended by the staff member helping me, but my computer comes back clean of spy/malware. I have downloaded Process Explorer to see what processes have a high CPU usage during the freeze, and nothing is out of the ordinary. I downloaded Speedfan, and my computer freezes at a cool 33 degrees C. I just don't know what else to do. ... Read more

A:Computer freezing often, wondering if XP repair install is only option

can you do a system restore to say about 3-4 weeks before it started this freezing??

just a thought!!!

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Thanks to anyone reading this and I hope someone can help..

I usually do not turn off my laptop, I just close it and let it hibernate. Yesterday I was trying to log on to a different internet connection than usual and it wasn't working so I turned my computer off and booted it back up and that is when the problem started. I have got my computer to the point where I can start it normally and get to my desktop and everything loads fine, then about a minute after loading everything freezes. When I click on something my cursor just changes to the "loading" one and I can't click on anything else, then after about another minute my computer just gets covered by like a see through white screen and is unresponsive. If I try to ctrl-alt-delete before this screen comes up then it just takes me to a black screen with just my cursor.

I can load my computer in safe mode just fine and that is what I am on now. I ran spybot and it deleted a couple minor things that didn't affect anything and malwarebytes found nothing. I did a system restore back to 10/2 and it didn't help anything. I've also tried disabling startup programs, which seemed to let my computer work for a couple minutes longer but it still froze in the end.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Computer freezing soon after startup

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Lat night my computer started to freeze after it was starting up and would just sit there not letting me click on anything. I managed to go it to start up and run now but is still running very sluggish and still occasionally freezes. Would love if you guys could provide some insight into the problem. Much Appreciated. Here is my HJT log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 12:32:49 PM, on 5/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\aspi103095.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcpromgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\G-series Software\LGDCore.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\redirsvc\redirsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\G-series Software\LCDMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\G-series Software\Applets\LCDClock.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
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A:Computer freezing after startup

Anyone?
 

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today i went on my computer (last nite it was fine) And as soon as i boot it up it loades ATI v ideo display then begins lagging/freezing. i cant seem to get into safemode quite yet. anyone provide some help? ill probably run

Norton Antivirus Adaware and s&d if i get into safemode.
 

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I Have an athlon 2600, asus motherboard, 1.5 gig ram, ati radeon video card and xp pro sp2.

For the last 2 months or so, my computer will not completely boot at startup. It freezes in various stages, however, usually just before windows would open.

When I hit the reset button it almost always boots okay and I am ready to go.

During the day and evening I can restart or turn off and it will come on okay.

Computer is not sluggish when I finally get it up and I have had no error messages or any problems when doing anything.

Norton and other malware programs are not finding any virus or malware.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.
 

A:Computer Freezing at Startup

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Ok about 2 weeks ago I restarted my computer and every since it has frozen up on me right after I sign in. Well actually it doesn't freeze up until I try to right click anywhere on the screen. When I try to left click an icon the hour glass just comes up for a second or two and then just goes away. Also an internet explorer window used to come up on startup but it no longer does so. Maybe its a virus or maybe it could be a memory problem? I've ran spyware doctor, AVG, spyware blaster, and ad-aware se but It comes up with nothing. I hope someone can help me out.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:01:52 AM, on 11/6/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5346.0005)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dell4me.com/mywayR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearch.myway.com/jsp/dellsidebar.jsp?p=DER0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Inte... Read more

A:Computer Freezing On Startup

Hello,It is really important you follow my next steps in the right order without missing any step!Actually it doesn't suprise me at all that your computer crashes. This can be caused because of malware, but in your case, the main problem is not only malware but the fact that you have 4 Antivirusscanners installed with Auto-protect enabled. Bitdefender, Norton and AVG and Antivir. It's like you are building your own Security Center - this really doesn't make sense.Rather than giving you extra protection, this can actually give problems because of incompatibility issues, can even cause BSODs and decrease the reliability of it seriously!Also, it causes a serious system slowdown.I would strongly advise you to only have one Anti-Virus with the Auto-Protect feature running at any one time!So you should uninstall the other(s) through the Add or Remove Programs option in Control Panel.So please, uninstall all the extra antivirus first before proceeding with next steps, because otherwise this really won't make sense and you'll have BSOD's all the time.After uninstall, reboot your computer back to NORMAL mode, because I see you were running in safe mode previously and the next fixes I want you to perform should be done in normal mode.Reason why you most probably having problems with normal mode is because of the several Antivirus installed.Then AFTER uninstalling all your antivirus, Go to start > controlpanel > software > add/remove programs and uninstall MyWaySA (... Read more

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hello here is a HJT log...not sure if it's malware.. or what hopefully someone can help determine. My computer will freeze up at startup. sometimes it goes to the windows page, sometimes my home page. and sometimes if lucky i get to logon to the internet before it freezes up..tried to do a kaspersky online scan but the site says i need java, I installed the java and it still persists that i need the java installed...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:00:04 PM, on 9/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drwtsn32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\StkASv2K.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\My Documents\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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A:Need Help Computer keeps freezing on startup

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Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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Please download ComboFix and Save it to your Desktop.

**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**

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My ASUS laptop is about 2 yrs old, and over the past week or so has been freezing anywhere from 5-45 min after startup, every time, and i cant do anything but shut down. It freezes whether or not I'm doing anything, either at the moment or for the whole time its on. I thought it might be overheating, but it doesn't feel hotter than normal and after I took the back panel off and sprayed the dust off the problem didn't go away. When it freezes, the open program and the start button stop responding, but the mouse can usually still move. ctrl alt del doesn't usually work, and when it does none of the options work wont open. I've also tried running virus scans, but they always freeze at 70% and take the computer with them, so it could be a virus, but even if it is I'm not sure how I could remove it before my comp freezes. Right now I'm using expressgate, which has been working fine. Any help would be much appreciated and I expect would be rewarded with karmic bonuses of some sort. Thanks

A:Computer freezing 20-30 min after startup

Download and install SIW Multilanguage With Installer (SIW free version) (bottom of the screen)Run the tool.After it scans your computer, navigate to Hardware>Sensors and post all info from there.

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I Have an athlon 2600, asus motherboard, 1.5 gig ram, ati radeon video card and xp pro sp2.

For the last month or so, my computer will not completely boot at startup. It freezes in various stages, however, usually just before windows would open.

When I hit the reset button it almost always boots okay and I am ready to go.

During the day and evening I can restart or turn off and it will come on okay.

Computer is not sluggish when I finally get it up and I have had no error messages or any problems when doing anything.

Norton and other malware programs are not finding any virus or malware.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

owm2
 

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My computer is freezing whenever I try to start it up in normal mode. The only way I can use it is in safe mode. I have a laptop and whenever I plug the power cord in the computer freezes. Restore points are not working. I cleaned my computer of spyware and it didn't help. Pc-cillin isn't working properly so I can't do a virus scan. Please help I'm not too good with computers.
 

A:Computer Freezing During Startup

Samh07 said:

My computer is freezing whenever I try to start it up in normal mode. The only way I can use it is in safe mode. I have a laptop and whenever I plug the power cord in the computer freezes. Restore points are not working. I cleaned my computer of spyware and it didn't help. Pc-cillin isn't working properly so I can't do a virus scan. Please help I'm not too good with computers.Click to expand...

If your power supply did not come with your computer:

Is there any possibility that you may have the positive and negative reversed on your power supply? The output ends are adaptive on some to fit different holes and even if it is the right hole the poles may be plugged in backwards.

Or, if it is multi use do you have it on the right voltage selection?
 

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A few days ago it started with the computer screen going black (this happened twice). After restarting using a point in time that the computer was healthy everything works fine for maybe 2 to 10 minutes. If I try to run any virus scans the computer freezes. I was able to get a log from HiJackthis but I will wait until you guys or girls tell me what I should do next.Thanks for any helpHp Pavillion a6110nAMD Anthlon 64 x2 4400Dual core 2.3 gig4 gig ram320 g hard driveVista Home premium 32Avg version 9 free editionMalwarebytes antimalwareSuperAntiSpyware, registered versionCCleaner PC tools firewall

A:Computer is freezing after startup

Post your DDS (+ Gmer) log into following forum category: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.htmlThey don't work anymore with Hijackthis.

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The problem is every time i start the computer after a few minutes it just randomly freezes and i have to restart. I have run virus scans and it says there is nothing wrong, i defragmented my hd it didn't work i even tried a system restore and I'm still having the same problem.

Any ideas?

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hi and welcome to the forums

have a read of this here >>> Computer Freezes After Startup it covers mostly what i would suggest you to do.

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I'm not exactly sure if this is meant for this forum, but I have had my computer for almost a year now and recently I have not been able to get it to start. It will get to a screen that says, "Windows recently failed to start" Then, it gives two options: Start normally and launch start repair. I have tried both and neither work. I haven't changed anything recently except I downloaded java 6 u29 while having Java 7 on my computer. Also, I have tried resetting it with the reset button on my case several times. I also tried resetting my bios with no success.

Mobo: Asus rampage iii formula
CPU: intel i7 950
GPU: nvidia GTX 470 1GB vram
RAM: 6 GB corsair xms 3
HDD: 1 TB WD
PSU: Cooler master silent pro m850 (850 watt)

A:Computer freezing at startup

Hi sorka, and welcome to TSF.

Did you try to boot it with your Windows 7 disc and startup repair ?

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Thanks to anyone reading this and I hope someone can help..

I usually do not turn off my laptop, I just close it and let it hibernate. Yesterday I was trying to log on to a different internet connection than usual and it wasn't working so I turned my computer off and booted it back up and that is when the problem started. I have got my computer to the point where I can start it normally and get to my desktop and everything loads fine, then about a minute after loading everything freezes. When I click on something my cursor just changes to the "loading" one and I can't click on anything else, then after about another minute my computer just gets covered by like a see through white screen and is unresponsive. If I try to ctrl-alt-delete before this screen comes up then it just takes me to a black screen with just my cursor.

I can load my computer in safe mode just fine and that is what I am on now. I ran spybot and it deleted a couple minor things that didn't affect anything and malwarebytes found nothing. I did a system restore back to 10/2 and it didn't help anything. I've also tried disabling startup programs, which seemed to let my computer work for a couple minutes longer but it still froze in the end.

Any suggestions?

A:Computer freezing soon after startup

Just for the heck of it, reboot and leave it alone for 10 minutes. Is it still frozen at that point? If not, let us know. If it is, try a selective startup:

Open msconfig and on the General tab choose "selective startup" (uncheck all three items) and reboot. Does the problem still occur? If not, start adding items back to msconfig one or two at a time, rebooting after each change, until the problem reappears and you'll have identified the offending process. This is clearly a time consuming procedure, but it is the best way to determine if some process loading with the system is the cause of your problem.
After you've isolated the cause, do not use msconfig to permanently disable the process. Instead, if it is a service go to START - RUN and type: services.msc (then press enter) and disable the service OR, if it a program, you can download & run a simple app such as Mike Lin's Startup Control Panel (http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml) to enable, disable, or otherwise manage startup programs.

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after startup my computer freezes and sometimes i have to restart
 

A:computer freezing after startup

Hi we need far more info than using Xp.
Make..model..installed Ram etc.
Check link below for suggestions on Pc Maintenance.

http://computercleanup.blogspot.com/
List includes..
Scan For Viruses
Windows Disk Cleanup.
Check Hard Drive for Errors.
Defragment Your Hard Drive.
Microsoft Update.
Remove Spyware.
Remove Unwanted Programs.
Advanced Disk Cleanup.
Cleanup Startup Programs.
Registry Cleanup.
[Cleaning the registry may cause you more problem than you started with..so it would be best to skip that one].

Let us know if any of that helps.
And let us know your Pc specs.
 

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I posted this in the windows vista section but was told to also post it here to see if it is virus related...
Thanks to anyone reading this and I hope someone can help,

I usually do not turn off my laptop, I just close it and let it hibernate. Yesterday I was trying to log on to a different internet connection than usual and it wasn't working so I turned my computer off and booted it back up and that is when the problem started. I have got my computer to the point where I can start it normally and get to my desktop and everything loads fine, then about a minute after loading everything freezes. When I click on something my cursor just changes to the "loading" one and I can't click on anything else, then after about another minute my computer just gets covered by like a see through white screen and is unresponsive. If I try to ctrl-alt-delete before this screen comes up then it just takes me to a black screen with just my cursor.

I can load my computer in safe mode just fine and that is what I am on now. I ran spybot and it deleted a couple minor things that didn't affect anything and malwarebytes found nothing. I did a system restore back to 10/2 and it didn't help anything. I've also tried disabling startup programs, which seemed to let my computer work for a couple minutes longer but it still froze in the end.

Any suggestions?
 

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i am trying to help a friend with a computer problem, so i'm sorry if i don't have all the info at the moment. i know that it is an HP pc that is about 2-3 years old.

basically the problem is that their computer freezes during startup, before loading windows, on the HP screen that says F1 for set up. The computer is not able to do anything beyond this screen and the comp makes an annoying flatline sound.

I took a brief look at it and the only thing i noticed was that they need to replace the power supply fan.

I am just looking for any suggestions for why this might be happening and possible ways to fix it.

Thanks.
 

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Hi I have recently reformatted my computer and installed all the drivers and flashed my BIOS. After 5-10 minutes of windows starting up, my computer just freezes and i cant do anything. Does anyone of any suggestion on how to tackle this problem?

Thank,Nick

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How long has it been since you re-formatted? Have you checked the system for any malware, spyware that might be lurking around?

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For probably about a month now my computer has been freezing up at startup, or when i start to open up web browsers. It only freezes up the first time i start my computer in the morning, or if i start it up after leaving it off for a while. After i power it down i can restart it and use it for the rest of the day without it locking up on me. There have been a couple times though that i also get a blue screen. Also, when my pc froze up yesterday, i tried to restart but it took me to startup repair saying windows couldn't load up. It ended up doing a system restore on it's own and it seemed to work again, but that type of thing worries me.

The error i noticed it says on the blue screen was "Driver IRQL less than or equal error" I've tried to look online about this error but people say it could be a number of different things.
First i updated my nvidia drivers, i also ran memtest86 with no errors found, i than ran chkdsk /r and although stage 4 seemed to go REALLY slow it said it found no problems.
Not sure where else to go from here.

Here's a list of all my info.
WEREF2E.tmp.version file

Windows NT Version 6.0 Build: 6001 Service Pack 1
Product (0x3): Windows Vista ™ Home Premium
Edition: HomePremium
BuildString: 6001.18000.x86fre.longhorn_rtm.080118-1840
Flavor: Multiprocessor Free
Architecture: X86
LCID: 1033


Blue screen errors
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
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A:Computer keeps freezing at startup

Well, sometimes, system restore is all you need to fix some issues.
Post back, if any BSOD will happen again.

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Hi,
Yesterday I got warnings from my anti-virus (avast) about the trojan named in the topic title.
Soon after this my computer stopped working.
Each time I load windows in normal mode it freezes within minutes. It first slows down, so I cannot click anything, then completely freezes.
In safe-mode I can work without this problem for much longer. But eventually the same thing happens.
I have tried running virus/malware scans using a range of programs. None are now detecting anything, however the issue still remains.
DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by Owner at 1:16:20.54 on 04/01/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.44.1033.18.1012.706 [GMT 0:00]

AV: Malware Defense *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {28e00e3b-806e-4533-925c-f4c3d79514b9}
AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1368 [VPS 100103-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\Downloads\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = www.google.co.uk
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A:Computer Freezing Soon After Startup

Hi Noviz,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. Please let me know in your next reply if you agree with this.In case normal mode doesn't stand long enough you may perform the fixes in safe mode.If you have Daemon Tools installed please uninstall it as it is an undesirable program and might inferfere with our fixes. See for mor information: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/...emon-Tools.html

Also please go to Add/Remove programs and uninstall Daemon Toolbar.

Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OK DeFogger will now ask to reboot the machine - click OKIMPORTANT! If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.

Do not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.

Please download MBR.EXE by GMER. Save the file in your Root directory (C:\).

Please run Notepad (start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad) and copy and paste the text in the code box into a new file:
@echo off
cd\
mbr.exe -t
start mbr.logGo t... Read more

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Like i said in the title my computer keeps freezing during startup. The same thing happened around a 2 weeks ago, so i switched it off and forgot about it for a week or so, then when i tried turning it on it worked fine for some reason! that was a few days ago and now it wont start up again. since it started working it would randomly freeze after about an hour or so, which meant i would have to restart it which would usually sort it out for a while. im not sure if its of an relevance, but i have noticed that when the computer freezes, it makes the sort of beeping sound when you switch it off? not sure if i explained it very well! does anyone know what could be causing this to happen? could it be a hardware fault or something? jjust to let you know it is quite an old pc, with single core amd processor. its around 5 or 6 years i think! and sorry for the one large paragraph, im having to write this on the ps3's browser which isnt the best for forum posting!

A:computer freezing on startup, please help me!

Are there any dump files in this folder? C: > WINDOWS > MiniDump >
These files can be analyzed for clues.
Anything that occurred at the time of the crashes under event viewer? Start > RUN > eventvwr ? Look for red errors.
At what point in the boot process did it happen? Did you see the Windows logo?

For starters you could test the RAM with a MemTest 86 boot CD. Or some computers, like Dell, have built in diagnostics that test RAM.

Error check the drive.

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Well here is the problem I am having. When i start my computer it turns on fine but once i hit the
start windows normally button it goes to the starting windows screen but never goes to my user accounts screen because its freezing. So I have tried a number of things I have did safe mode and safe mode with networking this works but after 10 minutes my computer freezes up and I cant do anything but restart my computer and go through the same thing over and over again. I looked up possible causes and saw something that said it might be outdated drivers but I dont know where to find the correct driver and I dont want to mess my computer up anymore than what its is. If anyone can please help!!

Computer specs:

Gtx 650 ti ssc 2gb
Asrock 990fx extreme3
1tb seagate harddrive
8gb ram
amd 8320 8-core

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Hi could you please follow this and see if it can help Startup Repair

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Hi thanks for the help

I am running an HP Pavillion dv4 1225dx with 64bit. It started freezing a little bit after startup. Everything still shows the windows I have up just starts saying its not responding and then finally the mouse still moves but just starts spinning and ctrl/alt/delte doesn't work either and I have to shut it down by pressing the power button. Then the audio stopped working and even somehow disinstalled itself. I have run malwarebytes, AVG, superantispyware and have come up with Mal/JavaJar-A, Mal/Fake AV-EA, Adware.Hotbar, and Trojan.Dropper. I deleted them but somethings are still off. I tried to download another IDT audio driver from HP website but while installing it, it says that access is denied. Therefore, I think there is still trojans or viruses on my computer. I have run HiJackThis and have a log.

Thanks

A:Computer Freezing after startup

If you can get into device manager, you can right click on your computer name at the top of the list and click on scan for hardware changes. This should find your hardware and install the drivers automatically. You can always resort to a reinstall of your os.

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So hey guys, i am not the most computer savvy terminology person so i'm going to need some help here, about 2 months ago my computer kept freezing on the loading screen right before the desktop or right after i hit "Start windows normally" after it freezes the oly thing i can do is restart it again, after everytime i restart it the loading goes a little further but then freezes again, most of the time it freezes before getting to the desktop or even at the desktop sometimes. I really need help and the problem is only getting worse, here is some of my computer information to help you out:
Operating System
MS Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit SP2
CPU
AMD Phenom X3 8450 49 C
Toliman 65nm Technology
RAM
6.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 400MHz (6-6-6-18)
Motherboard
PEGATRON CORPORATION VIOLET (CPU 1) 51 C
Graphics
HP 2009 ([email protected])
1024MB GeForce GT 430 (EVGA) 50 C
Hard Drives
625GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD642JJ SCSI Disk Device (RAID)
Optical Drives
TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-H653Z SCSI CdRom Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
If you need more information just ask i have everest and speccy installed.
 

A:Computer keeps freezing on startup

Is this a laptop computer? The hard drive or memory may be the cause of the trouble
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resource Monitor

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

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi,

I posted my problem in the vista forum, but it was suggested there that since I downloaded a torrent before my problems started, I repost here ...

Starting a week or so ago, it's been freezing repeatedly. When it first began, it took a REALLY long time to load. When it finally did load, I ran some scans and since then it loads at normal speed, but still freezes occaisonally. This has happened a couple times while the computer was in 'sleep' or 'hibernate' mode - when this happens I can't get it to turn back on except by holding down the power button for manual turn-off and then starting over.
It has also freezed several times while the computer is on - when this happens, the cursor still moves around, but I can't click on anything, and no buttons do anything, including ctrl/alt/delete. I have to hold down the power button to get anything to happen.
This happens at seemingly random times - it worked for about 12 hours straight yesterday, then froze twice within an hour.

I don't know what could have caused it. Only 2 things that come to mind are that I downloaded some "True Blood" episodes via torrent a few weeks back and played one of them (but they were the new eps from "trusted sources" so if they contained malware, many folks would have it) and one day it was in my bag on hibernate, but was very hot, as if it had been running hard for a while.

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A:Vista Freezing Repeatedly - Any Advice?

Hello and Welcome to Bleeping Computer,
Have you tried Disk Cleanup and Defragmenter? You get this by going to Accessorie > System tools both should be under there. If that does not work download MalwareBytes from here: http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Malwarebytes-AntiMalware/1186760019/1 . Make sure you update MalwareBytes. Run a quick scan. A Malware Removal Team Member should come around and help you after that.

Thanks

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Hi,

I've got a PC running Vista Home Basic 2007, Service Pack 2.

Starting a week or so ago, it's been freezing repeatedly. When it first began, it took a REALLY long time to load. When it finally did load, I ran some scans and since then it loads at normal speed, but still freezes occaisonally. This has happened a couple times while the computer was in 'sleep' or 'hibernate' mode - when this happens I can't get it to turn back on except by holding down the power button for manual turn-off and then starting over.
It has also freezed several times while the computer is on - when this happens, the cursor still moves around, but I can't click on anything, and no buttons do anything, including ctrl/alt/delete. I have to hold down the power button to get anything to happen.
This happens at seemingly random times - it worked for about 12 hours straight yesterday, then froze twice within an hour.

I don't know what could have caused it. Only 2 things that come to mind are that I downloaded some "True Blood" episodes via torrent a few weeks back and played one of them (but they were the new eps from "trusted sources" so if they contained malware, many folks would have it) and one day it was in my bag on hibernate, but was very hot, as if it had been running hard for a while.

I've tried the following things, and have pretty much reached the end of my limited skills, so any tips would be helpful.

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If this started after you downloaded torrents I suggest you post in the Am I Infected forum.

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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My computer is not able to load. It freezes at the windows loading screen. I am able to boot in safe mode and this is the hijack this log i've obtained. I have run ad-aware and found no errors. What should I do?Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:04:45 PM, on 7/19/2005Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1.934\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for HijackThis.zip\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/.../search/ie.htmlR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.comR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://yahoo.sbc.com/dslR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://yahoo.sbc.com/dslR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet E... Read more

A:Computer freezing at windows startup

Could you psot the Adaware log so that I can see what is going on, along with a fresh HJT log please.

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Hello, I'm currently having an issue with my PC freezing a couple of minutes after startup, while I'm on the desktop screen. I have no issue, however, running the PC in Safe Mode. In Safe Mode, I've run a Kaspersky virus scan and a MalwareBytes scan and found no infections. I have also tried to do a system restore but this did not solve anything.

If you have any suggestions on how to fix the problem, please let me know. I have tried contact Dell's tech support and they've suggested I do a clean reinstall of Windows - I would really rather keep this option as a last resort if possible.

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 620S running Windows 7.
 

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I have a Dell XPS pc running WIndows 7 (64 bit operating system).  My problems began last week when the computer would not shut down properly.  I had to do a hard shutdown.  Since then, the computer would initially start normally, but within 5 minutes, I would get things to the effect of (e.g.) Firefox not responding, and things would hang.  I could not do a normal shutdown, but rather I would have to hold down the power button to shut off the computer.  At first, I was able to do a system restore to an earlier point, but the last time I tried to use a particular restore point, this failed. When I last had the computer on, something is beginning to hide all of my programs and files.  The computer will not open any application.  For the icons that are still visible, I get the message "The item you selected is unavailable.  It might have been moved, renamed or removed.  Do you want to remove it from the list?" (this example occurred with microsoft excel and mixcraft 5, as examples). I ran malwarebytes twice in safe mode but it was unable to find anything. The only way I can run my computer at all now is by going into safe mode.  I'm at my wits end.  Please help!EDIT: moved to Malware Removal ~~ boopme

A:Computer is not responding - freezing after startup and more

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Im running a core 2 duo, 2 gigs ram, 8800 gts, etc.. Everything has run fine until recently. I startup my comp and its terribly "touchy" the first like 10-15 minutes, everything lags up easily and runs dead slow.



Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:40:49 PM, on 12/29/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\LCDMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDPop3.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDCountdown.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDMedia.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDClock.exe
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A:Computer Freezing/lagging at startup.

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My computer has been running very slow lately and even freezes most of the time when getting to the desktop in normal mode. I was able to startup in Safe mode with networking and run several scans, including A-squared and Spybot. I get an error when trying to launch Ad-Aware. Each of the scans found a few things and I deleted them. The computer is currently allowing me into normal mode, but takes a long time to boot, freezes several times before I am able to do anything, and is even freezing as I am typing this message. Below is my HJT log. Any help you may be able to give me to fix this issue would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You,
Ursula

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:30:52 PM, on 2/18/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcpromgr.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\redirsvc\redirsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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Using XP SP2My desktop is freezing at various points when it's starting up. Either only the background and mouse will come up then it freezes, or everything will come and seem to be working normally, then freeze about 20 to 25 seconds later. If the latter happens, then I have noticed that the mouse will start dragging for a few seconds right before it freezes. The keyboard does not work at any point once it freezes(so I can't get to task manager) but the mouse always seems to be perfectly normal. As in I can move it around as if everything is ok. Just can't click on anything. Only other change I've noticed is my taskbar seems to be switching between the blue XP one and the old style grey one. The last thing I installed was the Sims 3, and the problems started the day after when the EA Manager(installs patches for the game I think) started up. It froze my computer when it started, and once my computer came back up from having to be crashed, it tried to start up again, and froze it again. I deleted it and didn't have any problems until the next day when it started what it's doing now. I deleted the game in safe mode though and that didn't seem to change anything.I was finally able to get it into a normal working mode the other day and left my computer running over the weekend(during this it acted like nothing at all was wrong).But I shut it down last night and it's acting up again. It seems like something is trying to start up and the computer ju... Read more

A:Computer freezing at different points of startup

Right click on the C drive in Explorer and go Properties > Tools > Check Now (under Error Checking). Check both boxes then click "Start Now". A message will pop up saying that Error Checking will run after you restart the computer. Restart the computer and Error Checking will run automatically after the restart. After it?s finished it will restart into Windows automatically.

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