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Computer Freezing Up?

Q: Computer Freezing Up?

I just bought my laptop recently. It is the Sony F series laptop and i have only had it for around 2-3 weeks when the computer just completely froze up. Seeing how it is a new computer, i dont really understand why it froze since i wasnt doing anything on the laptop except leaving it on. I'm not sure where the problem is originating from and the computer just freezes up every now and then. Is there any way to check for problems or to fix this up? (sorry if i didnt put this in the right section but i didnt really know where to put it)

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Preferred Solution: Computer Freezing Up?

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 Up?

Since it's so new (still under 30 days), I'd simply return it.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resource Monitor

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

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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Hello,

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

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

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

I'm attaching the zip file required.

Thanks,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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so I got a computer that keeps freezing up on me. sometimes it runs for hours before hanging, and sometimes it hangs every 5-10 minutes.

I ran memtest and it seemed to freeze up during memtest. the little blinking icon was normal, but the test wasnt running and the commands didnt work.

does this mean that my memory sticks are bad?
 

A:freezing computer.(memtest freezing aswell)

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

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

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

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I don't know what else to say other than my computer has been freezing and firefox has been freezing lately. I called the manufacturer and he said to restore windows to factory settings, so I did that. Things were great for a week or so, but recently my computer has begun freezing again. It happens pretty frequently. Firefox will also freeze when trying to get it to do very little work, like loading two tabs simultaneously, e.g. My AVS found a suspicious file recently and quarantined it, but still, the freezing has continued. Please advise.

And I do not think that I have a Boot CD



DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by Carly Mergens at 23:41:53.37 on Sat 02/26/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3884.2374 [GMT -8:00]

AV: Trend Micro Internet Security *Disabled/Outdated* {68F968AC-2AA0-091D-848C-803E83E35902}
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Trend Micro Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {D3988948-0C9A-0693-BE3C-BB4CF86413BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

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

C:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG10\avgchsva.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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Had the day from hell with my computer, antivirus stopped working and my computer got infected. On safe mode with networking, I ran malwarebyte a couple times, cleaned most all of it out. When rebooting to windows, computer became super slow, like 5 minutes to open a window, etc. I had to force reboot a few times. But then I started getting a screen that demanded a reboot disk. Only one I have is. a windows vista disc. I had windows 7. It won't let me even get that blue startup screen where I can push f keys.
Can anyone give me some advice, or do I need to just get a new hard drive.

A:computer infected , cleaned, bsod, freezing, now computer wants boot disk

Welcme,
The problem isn't the hard drive, it's that you are still infected.
I'm going to ask a moderator to move this thread into Am I Infected so that you can work with one of the expert volunteers there to get your system cleaned correctly.
 
Dick

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I have a HP Pavillion dv9417ca Notebook PC with AMD Turion 64X2 Mobile Technology Tl-56, 2.0G Ram, NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 with Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP2.

The computer when running slowly makes a ton of noise starting up and running and tends to use more processing. The computer sometimes makes weird noises that aren't normal windows sounds and come from error's. Like intense beeping noises ocassionally. Firefox especially is insanely slow and the longer I run it the more processing power it uses up along with the plugins.exe. Sometimes it will uses so much that it completely freezes my computer. Lately I've also been having trouble starting the computer where it won't even load windows.

I've ran Ccleaner daily and Malwarebytes weekly and find nothing and the problem has been getting progressively worse. I have Avast which updates daily.


DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by bloopertown at 10:51:51.81 on Thu 04/21/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19048 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Ultimate 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1982.922 [GMT -7:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
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A:(Vista) Computer freezing, incredibly slow with firefox, sometimes won't start fully on startup [Computer 1]

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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first off, here are my specsAMD Athlon 64 X2 5200M2N-e Asus motherboard2 gigs (1gig x2) Corsair dual channel ramNvidia Geforce 7900 GS 256mb PCI-EWhen I first built my computer and loaded windows, it worked super fast. Now, its slower then my older computer, which I thought was impossible. I mean...This is pathetic. I unistalled AVG cause there was a process running that is supposed to be a Trojan, and a program said AVG was running it. So, I deleted it, was prompted to restart, so I did. It took literally 10 minutes to shut down and restart. At worst, my old computer took 5 minutes. (P4 2.8, 1.5 gigs ram, ATI Radeon 9800). So, how do I fix this? I have a theory its Microsoft forcing people to upgrade by putting out crappy updates. I mean, for my card, the newest driver is dated the beginning of last year...They come out with a new one but its Vista only. Woo...idiots. So basically it started about 3 days ago, aprox. 4 days after this computer was built. I was playing Battlefield 1942, it froze. I tried 5 times, it froze in different spots at different times. I reinstalled. Same thing. Oblivion goes for about 30 minutes then crashes to the desktop. I then hit the window to maximize again, and it freezes. This has happened everytime as well. I also did older games, same thing, but done differently. Battlefield was the only one that froze the entire computer to where i had to manually shut it off.Then today I randomly check my processes, and theres 2 runn... Read more

A:I Need Help...slow Computer, Freezing Games, On A Fast Computer...(possible Trojan)

The first thing which strikes me is that you have 2 anti-virus applications on your computer ( Zone Alarm security suite and AVG Free) Having two anti virus applications running on your PC can give conflicts so I suggest you uninstall one.For the antispyware applications do you have all real time protection enabled?..I first would try Microsoft online test and see what comes up. The freezing can also indicate faulty memory, there for run a Memtest to rule that out.

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My laptop is a Gateway 450 ROG and it has had this problem for the last week. It will run for roughly 40 minutes, and then (even when small programs are running) it will freeze up. My mouse wont move, no command will respond and i am forced to hold the power button and shut it off.
2nd Problem, occasionally when i turn on the computer it wont boot up. The screen will turn on and stop with a dash blinking in the top left corner, not proceeding to any boot up of any kind, and just recently while i shut it down from this sort of freezing up, little pictures of pixel hearts and dots started appearing until i shut it off. This problem has gone on since i bought this computer from my brother but the pictures havent until this last week .
Here is my Hijackthis log:


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:36:40 PM, on 10/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\isafe.exe
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A:Computer freezing entirely, odd pictures popping up on screen while computer turns on

Hello snow_yehti and welcome,

Unfortunately, there is nothing readily apparent in this log. We'll run a few tools and see if any malware is revealed.

Please copy this page to Notepad and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.

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Download AVG Anti-Spyware from HERE and save that file to your desktop.
This is a 30 day trial of the programOnce you have downloaded AVG Anti-Spyware, locate the icon on the desktop and double-click it to launch the set up program.
Once the setup is complete you will need run AVG Anti-Spyware and update the definition files.
On the main screen select the icon "Update" then select the "Update now" link.Next select the "Start Update" button, the update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.

Once the update has completed select the "Scanner" icon at the top of the screen, then select the "Settings" tab.
Once in the Settings screen click on " Recommended actions" and then select " Quarantine".
Under "Reports"Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"
Un-Select "Only if threats were found"

Close AVG Anti-Spyware. Do Not run a scan just yet, we will shortly.


Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet. (Not Recommended fo... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Besides that, nothing in particular.

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

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

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

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

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

Can you guys please help me out?
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

My computer runs on the Windows XP operating system.

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

Any helpful advice on this would be much appreciated.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hello
I am using win 7 sp1. From the past 2 days i am facing issues with my computer. It freezes up in normal mode but works fine in safe mode. I havent downloaded anything new on my system. I have tried scan using hitman pro and malwarebytes nothing found. Ran sfc/scannow which was fine. Processor is not heating up as Temp is around 42 Max. Did a system restore but it still froze after that. Uninstalled and reinstalled video drivers from device manager. I dont have a external video card its onboard. I have 2 sticks of 4gb ram installed even went ahead and reseated the ram and even tried one ram at a time but it still freezes in normal mode. I had two audio devices dfx enhancer and via high def audio. I removed dfx but still it freezes. I know there is some services which is maybe doing this i have already cleared my startup except kaspersky. Can anyone help me.

Regards
 

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I have a presario 5000 (1.47 ghz, 80 gb i think, cdrw, dvdrw, 512 mb) that has been habitually freezing. A year ago i brought it in to be fixed, where frye's put in a new harddrive. After 6 months i put it away in the garage, until today where i took it back out to put it together. I read many threads on this site, and thus i put together the computer, checked each loose wire, and reinstalled all of XP. It was working fine, but now it freezes more and more often. The computer does not seem to freeze for any reason, such as that i played a complicated game or the same action prompts it to freeze, but instead the computer just stops, sometimes when im not doing anything at all.
I consulted some friends about this, as my knowledge of computers is very lacking. Some suggested perhaps a problem in the motherboard connecting to the internal harddrive, and thtat i should get an external harddrive connected to a pci slot, redirecting the data around the possible glitch. Another said that my memory cards are not error protected, and thus can not overcome small glitches. I also think it could be because of overheating, since the more recently it was used it seems to freeze faster.
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A:My computer keeps freezing

Hello

Let me get this stright you had your computer in the garage for a while is this correct??

Bad place to store a computer Cold damp dust not good for electronics

Lets see if it is a heat issue does this happen all the time or only when you play games?? if so open the side of the case blow a small floor fan in to it see if it still acts up.

This could be a lot of issues from power supply up to the motherboard itself.
 

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My computer keeps freezing roughly 10 minutes after starting up every time. It always starts up fine but after running for around 10 mins it freezes. Sometimes when it freezes I can just about move the mouse pointer around but it is super slow and laggy. I can't get up the task manager or start menu etc after it has frozen.

I am running windows XP on a very decent system (Quad core, 4gig Ram etc). I also have a 1TB harddrive and have recently used up quite a lot of space on that in a relatively short space of time (I have been editing variouse films). Could this have something to do with it? The drive is partitioned into two 500gb sections. One section has about 90gb left and the other has about 350gb.

Does anyone have any idea what could be happening here? I have never seen a computer do this before.
 

A:Computer keeps freezing in an odd way?

Check your system and graphics card temperatures. Something might be overheating. Any dust clogging the heatsink or graphics card?
 

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Hello people!

I'm hoping that somebody may be able to help me out here. My pc keeps freezing for no "apparent" reason. I have posted about this topic in the security forum, and you kind people had a look at my Hijack This log and told me that I had no viruses/trojans/other nasties causing me the problem.

I've done some researching on here and two things that I think I should be checking are CPU temperatures and motherboard voltages.

My CPU temperatures haven't been getting higher than 50 deg C so I don't think this is a problem is it?

My motherboard voltages are as follows:

VCore = 1.68
VTT = 1.24
3.3V = 3.36
+5V = 4.99
+12V = 12.03
-12V = -12.61
-5V = -5.40
VBAT(V) = 3.24
5VSB(V) = 5.04

Can anyone tell me if the above figures seem ok or not?

Seasons greetings,

Mark
 

A:Freezing computer

Sounds like RAM.

Run memtest86.

http://www.memtest86.com/
 

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can some 1 help, my computer keeps has 2 sticks of ram a 128 and 64 but my pc is only showing 57ram, its windows 98 still going good but i have swaped the ram but no difference

A:computer freezing

I can think of a couple of things -First, do you have a motherboard book that tells you how much RAM and what configuration is allowed? I have an ancient computer with both DIMM and SIMM slots and the DIMMs won't take anything bigger than a 64 meg chip. And sometimes, the RAM has to be in a particular configuration to work.Second, on older systems, you need to go into the BIOS and look at the amount of RAM you have. If it shows the new RAM, you need to exit and save. Newer systems just find the RAM. Older ones need a little help.There may be other issues I don't have experience with.

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my windows xp computer keeps freezing. i've cleaned the registry but that didn't work. how can i stop it from freezing?(malwarebytes won't scan because it freezes and i have to manually turn it off) Thanks

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Hi, I have an annoying little (or maybe big, its hard to tell with PC stuff) problem. Every so often my system will just freeze on me (and when it does the HDD light is off constantly). There seems to be nothing I can do to fix the problem other than hit the reset button. There is no set pattern to the problem as sometimes I will be not even using my computer and I will come back to it and its frozen up. I tried a stress test last night using BurnIn Test which showed everything working just fine. I've used Tuneup Utilities to fix my registry and check the HDD for errors but the problem persists.

My system is GA G33M-DS2R with Intel Core 2 duo (E4500) 2.20GHz and 4GB RAM, 64 bit Windows 7. Any ideas? Anyone?

PS. I tried to attach the latest .dmp file but the file size was too big, any help?
 

A:My computer keeps freezing, any help?

Hi,

Will it be possible for you to post the system logs from the event viewer.
 

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Hello. Recently my computer has started freezing upon startup and works for a little while before it freezes up again and I need to press the power button to reboot it. And then the same thing occurs again. I'm pretty sure there is some type of virus on my PC causing this to happen. Here's the hijack this log:info.txt logfile of random's system information tool 1.05 2008-12-21 08:48:40======Uninstall list======-->C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Common\UNYT_W~1.EXE-->C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|6.0-->C:\WINDOWS\IsUninst.exe -fC:\WINDOWS\orun32.isu-->C:\WINDOWS\System32\\MSIEXEC.EXE /I {09DA4F91-2A09-4232-AB8C-6BC740096DE3} REMOVE=UpdateMgrFeature-->c:\WINDOWS\System32\\MSIEXEC.EXE /x {9541FED0-327F-4df0-8B96-EF57EF622F19}-->RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{39DA87A1-0B26-4562-A70C-2A6147366E47}\Setup.exe" -->RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9F765BD0-B900-4EDE-A90B-61C8A9E95C42}\Setup.exe" -->RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\ialmrem.dll,UninstallW2KIGfx P... Read more

A:Computer Keeps Freezing

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.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 description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.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.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable a... Read more

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Hey Guys!

Recently purchased a Dell Studio 540, I'm running Vista Home Premium 64bit.

My problem.
All was good until i tried to install my wireless adapter (D-Link). System runs ok but then freezes up about 5mins after initial start up. I can take the d-Link adapter out and i don't have this problem so I was thinking the D-link was causing all the problems.
I went and purchased an Edimax EW-7728ln wireless PCI Adapter. Installed but I'm still having the same problem, freezes up after initial start up

Any ideas?
Thanks.

A:Computer Keeps Freezing

Originally Posted by DiplOw


Hey Guys!

Recently purchased a Dell Studio 540, I'm running Vista Home Premium 64bit.

My problem.
All was good until i tried to install my wireless adapter (D-Link). System runs ok but then freezes up about 5mins after initial start up. I can take the d-Link adapter out and i don't have this problem so I was thinking the D-link was causing all the problems.
I went and purchased an Edimax EW-7728ln wireless PCI Adapter. Installed but I'm still having the same problem, freezes up after initial start up

Any ideas?
Thanks.



Hmmm...

If it just happened for one, I would say have you installed the latest driver - and does it support 64-bit. Edimax does, and the latest driver is August 2009.

Edimax USA

Do you have another network PCI adapter installed at the same time? If so, for the heck of it, pull that card. If it's on the mobo, just disable it in the bios.

Try that first and let me know.

Take care!

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This just started happening this evening. My computer will run fine for a little while, but then it'll just lock up and won't respond to anything I do. I have to force it off, then I'll start it up again, and the same thing happens again. I ran Avast and Ad-Aware, but nothing came up (though I had to do it in Safe Mode; could that have affected it?).

Here's my logs. I hope I did everything right. I had to just transfer them to my laptop because the site isn't loading properly on my glitchy computer (plus I didn't want to risk the headaches of it possibly locking up again). I'm eager for a response! Thank you for your time.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:44:13 PM, on 6/14/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16446)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\UMonit.exe
C:\Windows\jmesoft\hotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Users\Eren\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe
C:\ProgramData\Ad-Aware Browsing Protection\adawarebp.exe
C:\PROGRA~2\AD-AWA~1\AdAware.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.bin
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Hey everyone, I'm having this weird problem with my Acer Aspire 5517, Windows 7, 4GB DDR2, 150GB HDD yada yada..  Anyway, it keeps freezing at seemingly random times for upwards of 5 minutes at a time.  It happens the most frequently when I view a youtube video, but it does happen often while I'm doing other things like just surfing the net or word processing even.  If I leave it for awhile it unfreezes eventually and I can continue what I was doing prior to that.  One of the most annoying parts of the problem is that it doesn't leave any traces in the event viewer, even if I'm impatient and I hold the power button and hard shutdown...  Please help?  I would at least expect to see a fatal error recovery screen from Windows haha, but nothing......
 
 
It froze twice while I was writing this up
 
 
What I've done so far:
 
 -HDD Scan with WDDiag, HDTune and I even tried with Seatools and they all came back perfectly normal, not even over temp warnings
 -Memtest86, left running overnight and did several passes with no errors
 -Booted into safe-mode with networking, it still froze after 10 minutes of use
 -Used Norton Ghost to clone my drive to a brand new 500GB hdd and the problem persisted even on the new HDD
 -Virus/Malware/Rootkit scans with hijackthis, farbar service scanner, mbam, SBSD, roguekiller, adwcleaner, rkill, mse and KAS Rescue disk and they all came back clean
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A:My computer keeps freezing up

 You've done a lot of the right things, but I'm wondering about temperatures.  I use SpeedFan to check them, but there're others as well.  If the cores get over 50 degrees C, that could be a problem.  Based on the size of your hard drive, I'm guessing your computer is a few years old.  When's the last time you blew compressed gas through the air intake vents to blow the accumulated dust out?  If over 6 months, that's something you really need to do.  Dust builds up inside these things and consequently causes overheating.  That causes things to really slow down, can cause crashes, and worst case can damage circuits.
 
Good luck.

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please could some one help my computer keeps freezing and vry slow here is my hjt log could anyone look at it to see if i have anything i should not have on it

thanks hank 1966
 

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I have a dell dimension 5150. I just bought it and i setted up the internet connection. When i log into windows and the desktop appears after a couple of seconds or maby 5 secons it freezes!!! the mouse doesnt move!!

need help!!! thankyou,

benzy
 

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My System:

Motherboard: D865GBF_
Basic Input Output Systme(BIOS): BIOS Date: 03/07/05 16:05:05 Ver: 08.00.10
Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
Physical Memory: 256MB
Hard Disk: ST3802110AS (75GB)
Audio Device: SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio
Network Adapter
DSL - Winbond W89C940-Based Ethernet Adapter (Generic) (Media disconnected)
Modem: Best Data Data Fax Modem
Keyboard: Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse: USB Human Interface Device

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name MHT
System Manufacturer INTEL_
System Model D865GBF_
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~2394 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. BF86510A.86A.0075.P24.0503071605, 3/7/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume8
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2562 (xpsp.040919-1030)"
Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB

PROBLEM:

Initially it was occasionally but, now frequently (1-3 times a day) the system freezes. The power button & reset on the cabinet become ineffective. System has to be powered down by switching off from wall socket. This condition prevails for 4-6 hours. If system is powered during this time - nothing happens Monitor remains on standby, no beeps are heard, the reset and power button remain ineffec... Read more

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I had gotten my computer in July of this year. Since the day Ive had it, it freezes up anytime I try to use any time of file sharing program. Ive tried changing preferences around, etc etc. If anyone knows what I might be able to do, please help me. Thanks so much!!!
 

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Hi, not sure if this is the correct forum, but after a while my pc will freeze, the screen goes blank and the pc just stop responding. The monitor comes up with no signal. The power light on the pc stays on and so does the hd light. Only way to to overcome this problem is to hold the power button in and reboot. Now this has happend a few times, even when the pc is "at rest" by that I mean just sat downloading. Could it be a virus? I have PC Cillin installed and it hasn't detected anything. Suggestions please....
Also, just played c&c zero hour for the first time in ages, and after about a minute of playing, I self destruct, Coincidence? I have recently replaced my motherboard and graphics card, which after some minor problems now runs fine. The Freezing problem has only started a couple of days ago. The pc has been running fine untill now.
 

A:Computer freezing

my first guess would be you might have an under-powered power supply. What graphics card and mobo do you have and how many watts on that psu?

The more info you post on your specs, its somewhat easier to determine the problem*
 

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Hi again, hope u can help with this one as well. I hope that the version wont hurt, its a friends computer and its not set up for my internet connection and its very difficult to use anything on the computer due to it freezing up.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:49:30 PM, on 4/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\hjt\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://www.sureseeker.com/search.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.find-online.net/sp.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://mshp.dll/sp.html#10213
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://mshp.dll/index.html#10213
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.sureseeker.com/search.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://www.find-online.net/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = http=proxy-server:8080;https=proxy-server:8080
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My computer keeps freezing whenever I try to do anything. Its ok for a couple of minutes then stops working. I have to switch it of with the power button. When I switch it on again the same thing happens. I've recently up graded from IE 7 to IE 8. Could this be causing the problem? Any help gratefully received.

A:Computer freezing

What Service Packs are installed with XP?

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Hi! I just recently installed 256 MB of RAM and Windows XP. My computer has started freezing a lot lately. I have to turn computer off and back on. Help.
 

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About a Month and a half ago my computer started having issues with freezing up.

My internet slows to a crawl then stops. My roommates internet is unaffected. Then everything locks up for 30 seconds to 5 minutes. Computer then un-freezes and continues as if nothing happened.

I have no clue what the issue is. I tried unplugging all spare HDD's, fans, and various other things. I re-installed windows and ran that almost fresh for 2 weeks and still had an issue.

The only common factor seems to be high internet usage. Steam trying to download a game, loading a video on YouTube, gif's, ect.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

System Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
(bbLean shell replacment...this is not the issue i tested a clean install and it had the same issue)
CPU: AMD-fx6300
Mother Board: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P (bad Ethernet drivers but i use a WiFi card)
Graphics: Evga GeForce gtx 650
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 4x2 @1600mHz
WiFi card: TP-LINK TL-WN951N
PSU: Rosewill 400 watt PSU

A:Computer Freezing

You should only download drivers from the Gigabyte web site for your motherboard. If you have bad drivers, then you have gotten them from somewhere else.
Go to Start/Search and type devmgmt.msc, right click the demgmt.msc results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager are there any devices with yellow flags? Even if there aren't;
Download the Chipset and LAN driver from the Gigabyte page for your model: GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+ - GA-78LMT-S2P (rev. 5.x) and any other drivers you require from the Device Manager.
Freezing is usually caused by overheating. After updating your drivers, shut down the computer and take the side off, and clean out all dust and blow out all fans with a can of compressed air. Be sure to keep all fans plugged in and when you start it, and they are all spinning.
Boot into Setup (Bios) go to PC Health. Check the temperatures, and the voltages.

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

If you need any other info, let me know.

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

A:Computer keeps freezing

Hi Jedi Girl,

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

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

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

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i have no idea whats wrong with my sisters computer, shes done a system restore, and it still freezes. from what she tells me, the computer freezes either during start up or every 10-15 minutes. she cant run very many programs without it freezing...heres a hijack log from her pc..
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:53:46 PM, on 12/27/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air USB Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\aim\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air USB Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\Program Files\WZCBDL Service\WZCBDLS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\ASHLEY. X3\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.emachines.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.emachines.com
R3 - URLSearchHook: AOLTBSearch Class - {EA756889-2338-43DB-8F07-D1CA6FB9C90D} - C:\Program Files\AOL\AOL Toolbar 2.0\aoltb.dll
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A:computer keeps on freezing

You have no active AntiVirus!

Get the free AVG 7 install it, check for updates and run a full scan

AVG 7 - http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/
What appears to be no spyware programs

Get all of these and/or verify you have the current versions

SpywareBlaster 3.4 http://majorgeeks.com/download2859.html
SpyBot V1.4 http://www.majorgeeks.com/download2471.html
AdAware SE 1.06 http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html
MS AntiSpy - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd-dbf62eda9671&displaylang=en (XP and W2K only)

DownLoad them (they are free), install them, check each for their
definition updates and then run AdAware, MS AntiSpy (W2k/XP) and Spybot, fixing anything
they say.

In SpywareBlaster - Always enable all protection after updates
In SpyBot - After an update run immunize

====================

But is it overheating - check fans, clean the case - nothing shows in the log
 

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Hello,
 
My laptop is freezing, nothing works not even ctrl alt delete when it does this. 
If I wait a while it will unfreeze.  The fan is also running constantly.
 
HELP
 
I downloaded minitoolbox from a similar post here are the results:
 
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 06-07-2014
Ran by Jeff (administrator) on 18-07-2014 at 09:18:14
Running from "C:\Users\Jeff\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium  Service Pack 1 (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
========================= Flush DNS: ===================================
Windows IP Configuration
Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
========================= IE Proxy Settings: ==============================
Proxy is not enabled.
No Proxy Server is set.
"Reset IE Proxy Settings": IE Proxy Settings were reset.
========================= Hosts content: =================================
::1       localhost
127.0.0.1       localhost
========================= IP Configuration: ================================
Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter = Wireless Network Connection (Connected)
Marvell Yukon 88E8057 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller = Local Area Connection (Media disconnected)
Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network) = Bluetooth Network Connection (Media disconnected)
Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter = Wireless Network Connection 2 (M... Read more

A:Computer freezing while in IE

Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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This computer keeps freezing and usually I have to disconect power and re start. I did ccleaner and I have ran a virus scan and as far as I know everything was ok anybody have any ideas why it keeps freezing. Also on start up occasionaly I get a blue screen about checking discs and something and I don't know what it is for seeings as it usually takes a minute or two and then goes on about starting up. Any help will be great. Thanks for reading!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 9:44:03 AM, on 1/6/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.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
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A:Computer freezing

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PLEASE HELP!!! Everyday I go online to check my mail or go on internet explorer and my mouse freezes up on me. I can't do ctrl alt del. I did take it somewhere to get it looked at and they could not tell me what is wrong. I have a Toshiba laptop Windows XP and have only had it for a little over a year. What is wrong? What other info do you need?
 

A:computer keeps freezing up

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Hi all,

So recently I had that Windows 7 Security (whatever it was called) virus. I ended up having to reformat because it was even popping up in safe mode. Anyway, my computer keeps freezing after boot up now. It will act just fine and act completely normal until you try to launch something (firefox, my computer, start button, etc.). I'm not really sure what is causing this but it is extremely frustrating, after it locks up and I have to hard reset a few times it runs just perfect. Right now I'm in safe mode and it didn't freeze once, has anyone ran into something like this before? I have Webroot and it detects nothing, so I'm not sure if it's a virus and is not being detected or it's just some corrupt file in windows causing it to act up. Thanks for the help in advance.

A:Computer just keeps freezing..

Welcome aboard I ended up having to reformatHow exactly was it done? Using what kind of disk?

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I too have a question. Can anyone tell me what I can do to stop my computer from freezing up when My grandson plays a game in Neopets?.
 

A:Computer Freezing

I've split your query from the thread you jumped in on, we start new threads for new issues here. BTW, welcome to TSG, hopefully we can help you out.

I'll move this over to hardware for the time being, since I suspect this may be an overheating issue.
 

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My computer is crashing when I use the Print Screem key and when I try to use the Corel Draw X5. What to do?
 

A:Freezing computer

what error message do you see when you see the blue screen? ooh sorry is already sloved
 

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