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Q: My computer keeps freezing

Hi I am new to this site but it seems promising and I am hoping someone can assist me.
My computer keeps freezing. I have run all of the virus programs, adware programs and spybot. I have looked at the svchost.exe files and found nothing in caps. I have reviewed the cpu usuage and it is 2 to 4 percent. I have defraged the hard drive, and I am attaching the Hijacking log.
Can someone please tell me what is the problem here. I thought I have eliminated a virus but someone told me the svchost.exe virus is not seen by the usual programs.
HELP!!!
Thanks

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Preferred Solution: My computer keeps freezing

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

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

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

A: My computer keeps freezing

check your ram with memtest 86+ booted from a floppy/CD for at least 7 passes. Check your PSU for proper voltages with a multimeter. Check your temps. Check your drivers and BIOS versions.

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

it is vista. compaq presario C700

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

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

T:
Hello.

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

Be sure to read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Disk Cleanup:

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

Defrag your HD:

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

Run chkdsk:

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

Remove unnecessary startups

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

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

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

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

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

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

System specs are:

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

Video Card - Geforce 7900 GT 512mb

Ram - 2GB DDR2

Motherboard - Asus, P5N-E SLI

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

Solutions I have tried:

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

Any and all help will be appreciated, Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Computer Freezing/freezing/graphical glitchs

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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

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

does this mean that my memory sticks are bad?
 

A:freezing computer.(memtest freezing aswell)

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

And I do not think that I have a Boot CD



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Hello snow_yehti and welcome,

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can you guys please help me out?
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

My computer runs on the Windows XP operating system.

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

Any helpful advice on this would be much appreciated.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I've had a problem with my computer freezing periodically. It does it alot when my wife hooks her ipod up and when itunes is running, but it will do it at other times as well. I thought it was a heat problem so i cleaned my cpu fan and there wasn't any thermal grease so i added some. I also added another case fan and cleaned the cpu heatsink. I'm still having the problem though. Thanks for the help in advance. Here's my logfile:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:47:08 PM, on 8/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

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\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\kmw_run.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SBCSEL~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
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Hi my computer keeps freezing, and coming up with pop ups for malware and spyware software.

Here is my hijack list

Thank You

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 00:30:25, on 03/11/2006
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\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\S29mbw\command.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Wireless LAN Utility\tiwlnsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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A:Computer Freezing and Pop Ups

Hi and welcome..

Please download Combofix: http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/combofix.exe
and save to the desktop.

1. Double click on combo.exe & follow the prompts.
2. When finished, it will produce a logfile located at C:\ComboFix.txt.
3. Post the contents of that log in your next reply with a new hijackthis log.

Notes:
* Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it is running. That may cause your system to stall/hang.
* Do not proceed with the rest of the fix if you fail to run combofix
* Disable script blocking if you have NAV installed so it will not interfere with the fix. Trojan Hunter has been reported to detect combofix as Worm.Qiv.100.



Please download, update and run (one at a time of course!) Spybot Search & Destroy v1.4 and Ad-aware SE v1.06 . Fix whatever they suggest.

If you would like to learn more about how to use these two programs with the proper settings you can read the tutorials below:

Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer:

Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer.

Anti-trojan
Please download, update and run the A2 (A squared) anti-trojan. Let it fix whatever it wants to.

Anti-virus
Also, run this pc through the...
Panda Online virus scanner
or
Trend Micro Housecall Online virus scanner

Let it delete whatever it finds. If it cannot delete it, then post the log and we will delete i... Read more

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This is my system info If you need more info I can post.
Problem In detail. When I use the web Windows Explorer7 When ever I try to download a file it gets about 60% thur and the computer freeze's with only resetting it as my only option( you can not load task manager or any thing even the mouse freeze's cant even hit caps lock) it become completly frozen. As long as i dont use the web so far it hasnt frozen, I have run anti virus spy ware programs they found no issues. I can play games online with out it freezing. Well I'm lost any help here? as stated before if you need more info I'll try to supply it.

Thanks in advance joe.

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name 32193D8575BD46D
System Manufacturer Gateway
System Model T6410
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 12 Stepping 0 AuthenticAMD ~2193 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG, 5/13/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name 32193D8575BD46D\Hyun Kyu Seo
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 1,024.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 504.64 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 2.40 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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hi guys, i just bought a new computer yesterday and i try to installed the bell internet security package...while it was installing 71% done, my computer freezed on me, so i had to turn my pc off and turn it back on...now my computer keeps on freezing on on startup, like it will load windows and i see the desktop and stuff and then my computer will freeze completely...it will work once in a moon...anyway, i figured(i think) its the virus program that i tried to installed so i tried to remove it from control pannel > add and remove and it wont let me saying "you have to reboot to uninstall or install it"....i asked buddy of mine and he said don't' install that bell internet security cuz it wont' work with Intel QUAD Coreprocessor..so some1 could help me fix this problem without formating the pc cuz i don't wanna format it...thx for ur time reading this.....
 

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Hello everyone. I am experiencing a problem where my computer freezes when I play a game. It doesn't BSOD, simply the image and the sound freezes. Five minutes after I connect to a Counter Strike: Source server or when a Modern Warfare 3 match starts, my computer freezes. This does not occur 100% of the time as I was able to play a session of Counter Strike: Source without this problem occurring. This problem has not occurred outside of gaming. However, this has happened a total of three times in less than two days. This is only happening after there was a power outage in my home. My computer is new and custom made, I will list the specs:

Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Professional Fatal1ty
Power Supply: Corsair HX750
Processor: Intel 2500k (no overclock)
RAM: Mushkin 8GB DDR3 2133Mhz. (no overclock)
Graphics Card: eVGA GTX 280 (no overclock) - Driver 285.62
Sound Card: ASUS Xonar Essence STX
Network Card: Bigfoot Killer 2100
HDD 1: Samsung 320GB 7,200RPM
HDD 2: Western Digital 250GB 7,200RPM
DVD: HP dvd1260
Case: Corsair 650D

Here's a video of the problem occurring: Video
Here are some images taken from my cell-phone: Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4

Thanks for the help!

A:Computer Freezing

Looks like video artifacts due to defective/overheating video card.

You might have damaged some hardware in the power outage. Is your computer hooked up to a UPS?

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Well, i got a problem here and this happens really often. The thing here is, my computer keeps freezing really often. My mouse freezes up and when i'm gaming or something, it freezes up for a couple of seconds and then back to normal again. But the thing is, that this keeps happening really often. Does anyone knows what problem is it ? Motherboard ? Memory ?
 

A:Computer keeps on freezing.

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Check your system for overheating. Clean out any dust bunnies, especially from the fans and heatsinks.

If none of that helps, check that your psu is putting out enough power for your system.

The free Everest programme, will give you info on your temperatures and your psu voltages etc.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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First, I have four computers on a wired network in my home. Everyting has been running fine. About two weeks ago my computer has been acting strangely. It will freeze then unfreeze while I am typing in MS Word, e-mail, and do this wile playing games. It is driving me crazy. I have a Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz and 2 GB RAM with two ATI Radeon X1950 video cards. The only thing I have changed is that I added a wired laser printer and a wireless HP multi-function inkjet printer. When I pull up task manager everyting is above 50 percent and up to 100 percent alot of time. I have de-fragmented the hard drive, checked for viruses, and cleaned files. I am stumped why this is happening now and didn't happen before. Any ideas? Any online techs that can take a look at my system and solve it?

Thanks
 

A:Computer freezing

Clean your PC: You might get a can of air available at most large retailers. Open the case and use the duster to clean out your computer. Dirt and dust accumulate in fans, CPU coolers and every nook and cranny inside your system. A small paint brush or make up brush can be used to get the larger dust balls. You can use the crevice tool on a household vacuum but be extremely careful with that. You don't want to suck a jumper off of its connectors.

System cooling: I'm sure those 2 video cards get hot enough to fry an egg. Install more fans in your case to improve airflow. Installing a fan to draw air through the case instead of pushing it through is best. A fan in front can be used to bring in cooler air so the fan in back can pull it out. Heat rises, so the upper fan should draw out.

Cause elimination:
Power off the new devices and run things for a few hours. Turn on 1 of them and keep on testing. That helps eliminate the cause of your problem so you can focus on the "offending" item.
 

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

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hi guys, i already have account here but i forgot my account name :/ anyway, i have a dell computer (intel celeron processor) with 512 ram and 996 MMz running windows xp home edition version 2002.For about a week now, my computer has been freezing (I cant move mouse, keyboard not responding, only thing I can do is hold the power button), either when I am just browsing the internet, or when im watching a movie or playing a game (starcraft), it seems to be pretty random, because its happened a few minutes after startup and a few hours after startup. Its never done this before and I'm wondering if its a hardware problem or a software problem, I've used AVG and ad-aware to check for spyware and viruses but they found nothing, my comp works perfectly other than the fact that it might freeze randomly after a hour or something. I have no graphics card if that is relevant, but I doubt starcraft requires a graphics card, and I often watch videos on media player classic where it has frozen often.Well, I guess it cant be random, usually after it freezes once if I try to run my comp again it will freeze a lot sooner (a few minutes) than if I give it a break for a few hours and come back (then it will take a hour or something). Also, sometimes windows wont startup at all and it will stay at the dell screen when you first turn on the comp.here is my hijackthis log Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:34:36 PM, on 18/12/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet ... Read more

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Hi,? Re-name HijackThis.exe to kitty.exe by doing the following:- Navigate to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.exe- Right-click onto HijackThis.exe and select "Rename"- Type kitty.exe and hit Enter.? Now, double-click onto kitty.exe (which is still HijackThis) and post back with the new HijackThis log.

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ok i have been having this problem since this problem since this morning. my computer would be working perfectly, not slow at all. then, all of a sudden, it just freezes. i cant move my cursur. i'v waited for about 20 minutes, but nothing happens, and i have to turn the computer off.

whats wrong with my computer, and how can i fix it?

thnx in advance
 

A:My computer keeps freezing

Sounds Like Overheating

My first guess would have to be heat. Have you gone into bios and checked the "hardware monitor". It will give you the cpu temp. If it is too hot you will damage the processor. Shouldn't run much more than 120 degrees F. Second, is it setting where it can get air, not in a desk cubby hole? How many fans do you have? Start checking everything heat related.
 

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my computer randomly freezes, no blue screen. it sometimes randomly restarts. it doesnt seem to freeze when im not doing anything on it. ive downloaded multiple virus scaners, CCleaner/HijackThis/Search And Destroy. But it still happens. i have 1gb and 75% of it is free'd space on my C drive. D drive is even more free space. HELP MEEEE

A:my computer keeps freezing

Instead of continuing to agonise over it go here and let our experts examine your system. They should be able to get you back on track. Make sure you follow all the instructions given.

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My new build freezes... Mostly during gaming...

Even though after I check System Information for Windows (SIW), it says that the hard drive and cpu temps are around 20, the video card is more around 45-55 celcius... Is this something that I should be worried about?

It's an 8800GTS (640mb), and I have the fans running at full speed, but even during simple games like UT (GOTY edition [from 1999]) or Civ IV, it freezes after about 3 minutes or so of gameplay...

Is there any way to fix this? And I don't quite understand why it's freezing... There's a slot open underneath the video card, so it has room to get air from, and I'm using a Cooler Master case, so it can get sufficient airflow... Should I take out the extra PCI slot-holder things that hold the spaces before there are cards in there? I'm a bit confused since it's all running soundly otherwise...
 

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

Help pls .

A:My computer is freezing win 7

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

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

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Hello,

My computer keeps freezing from some reason. For the past couple of days at random it would just freeze up. I haven't downloaded any programs recently so i don't know why it's acting up. Can anyone help me ? I don't really know much about computers so easy on the computer lingo

Specs
320 gb hard drive
intel pentium dual core cpu p6000
1.87 ghz,
4.0gb ram
Intel Graphics meida accelerator HD
 

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Alright I had a post in Game problems but now the problem has extended to Everything. When i am using my computer one of my hard drives makes a click sound... then the computer freezes then after about 5 seconds it works then in about 10secs- 2 mins later it clicks again and does the same thing? anyone got an idea?
 

A:Computer Freezing

It's quite possible that your hard disk is failing and the pauses are caused by it retrying many times to read faulty sectors. If possible get low level diagnostic utils from the drive manufacturer and test the disk. Check the Windows Event Viewer for any events related to disk problems that might be logged. Check in your BIOS if hard disk SMART reporting is enabled and, if so, if there are any SMART events logged. If the disk is failing and you want to continue with your existing setup then you could always get a new disk the same size or larger than the existing one and use something like CloneMaxx (free) to clone the disk contents. If necessary, after cloning you can use some form of non destructive repartitioning/partition resizing to access additional diskspace that may be available. I have used CloneMaxx in the past to clone a badly failing server hard disk and while it too ages (due to many retries on many sectors on the failing disk) it eventually worked and I was able to put the new disk into the server and things worked as if nothing had happened!
 

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For a couple of months my computer randomly freezes. It goes days or even weeks without freezing, then will freeze several times in one day. It's really frustrating. I've sweeped the computer for viruses and spyware, but there doesn't seem to be a problem.

Any ideas why it's freezing?
 

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PC is a year old. I always had McAfee Virus protection.

I heard Panda was the best so I downloaded and bought the Titanium version after my McAfee expired.

I have had Panda on my PC for 3 days and every day at least 2 times a day, my computer freezes up.

I did a scan and nothing. Anyone know if virus protection will cause this?

Thanks
 

A:Computer Freezing Up.........

Have you completely uninstalled McAfee? having 2 AV programs on your system (especially Panda) can cause your system to freeze and lock as both programs attempt to scan the same file.

Also whoever told you Panda was "the" best was lying, Panda is ok but conflicts with more things than any other AV product I have tried.

Excellent Alternatives:

AVG - http://free.grisoft.com - completely free
AVAST! - http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html - Completely Free

Then along side these run something like Ewido http://www.ewido.net (free but after 14 days you have to manually update it).

Also use something like Spybot Search & Destroy (completely free) to help protect you from other types of threat.
 

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my computer keeps freezing up many times

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Hello everyone. Lately I'm having problems with PC so I hope you can help me.
Whenever I start up the computer and log in, it freezes after few seconds or when I try to open some program. I get error message "Windows is not responding" and after some time, cursor stops moving and everything freezes, so I'm forced to go into safe mode and in safe mode it doesn't freeze, it works normally.
First time it happened about a week ago. I didn't know what caused the problem so I reinstalled Windows 7. Then after installation, I installed video drivers and other programs that I need, but it happened again. Probably some program causes it but I don't know which one.
And also, it doesn't happen all the time, it happens about 90% of the time. Sometimes I can use the "normal" mode, but for now I'm stuck in safe mode. I hope you can help me.
 

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hi all, I hope some one can help me, this is so frustrating. I'm running windows xp home. I recently connected to adsl 3 week's ago . From the day I connected to adsl my computer has been freezing approx 8 times a day. I took it to a computer guy and he ran the computer for 3 days and nothing happened. so there has got to be a problem with the modem or something..any one have or had this problem. Even if i have no pages up just computer on but modem is plugged in it happens. yesterday i unplugged the modem for a day and a half and didn't freeze, so I'm thinking maybe i should try another modem?

I have the hijack report but dont know how to get it on here help. thank you for your help to get hijack on here..cheers mate.. here it is

7145-380Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:16:13 PM, on 8/26/2005
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:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2005\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
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Hi...run log save to notepad>click edit>select all>edit>copy>back to your thread>post on your thread..Install in C:\ program file..
Latest log V1 99.1 link below if needed...
 

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I have a computer that is freezing, I mean froze. There is no mouse, sometimes the mouse is visible but will not move, sometimes the mouse disappears altogether, there is no keyboard, Not even 'ctrl, alt, delete' will work. Nothing will work. The picture on the monitor remains as it was at the time of freezing. Only thing that will work is to reboot. Will do this sometimes once in 3 days, sometimes 3 times a day. Sometimes it will reboot by pushing the big start button (hold for 5 seconds to shut down), then wait a minute and start again. Sometimes it will just blink on the start light and will not start at all (I am told this usually indicates stand-by). Then most times it will reboot no problem.Ok, I have done many things and I think your help is my last resource. I have ran Norton Anti-virus and found no virus's. I have ran Trend anti-virus and found 2 virus' and were removed. I have ran http://safety.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm and found no virus'. I ran and am running AVG anti-spy software and found and removed 2 spyware. I ran Lavasoft and removed 2 Ad-ware. I uninstalled Norton Anti-virus software and installed Avast Anti-virus and am running it now and found no virus'. I believe I am clean, however, I have a question. What if Norton did find some virus' over the years and removed infected files. How does one rebuild the files missing if they are system files? Win 98 was easy to do this when the install disk was copied to .cab files. I h... Read more

A:Computer Freezing - Help

Sure, we've got lots of advice!

Since it looks like you're "clean", I'd start by checking your Device Manager (a long shot) and your Event Viewer (much more likely). Look for red x's or yellow !'s in the Device Manager - look for errors in the Event Viewer.

Go to Start...Run...and type in either "devmgmt.msc" or "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.

In case it goes this far, do you have a restore CD/DVD for your system? If not, I'd suggest ordering one from HP. They're cheap (about $15 for the last one I ordered for a Compaq - including shipping).

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Hi

At random, my computer freezes! The mouse will stop moving and keyboard will also not work and the only option left is to restart the computer. It happens randomly, sometimes in 1 min, sometimes in half hour. When restarting, it will run that scan and at times, the computer wud freeze there also.

Should I reinstall windows ?

Please help.

A:Computer is freezing

When you say run that 'scan', are you referring to a disk check? If so backup your files as soon as you can! Do you have a Windows disk, or can you borrow one?

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Hey friends!

New problem to solve. My computer's on the fritz. When I boot it into Windows XP Professional, I have about 15 seconds after logging in before my computer freezes. To prevent this, I looked at the taskmanager, and began disabling three all caps .exe files that start that were unfamiliar to me. I believed them to be a virus.

When I google'd them all, they appear to be programs that should be running. One is a Creative executable, and the others are monitor programs for an Epson Stylus printer I have access to on our network.

Only after I disable these does the machine work fine, for a while. It will still freeze up when I'm working once and a while.

I've run virus scans, spyware, and adware scans, and there appears to be no malicious files.

Whenever the computer locks up, 10% of the time, on a restart I'll get strange POST noises (a repeated one second beep). Usually turning off the machine and wiggling the RAM fixes this. The RAM is all fairly new, so I don't assume that to be the problem.

Any suggestions?
 

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Ok....heres the story. I have a Western Digital 40gig ata 100 harddrive. Soyo Dragon MB. Windows 98se. I bought my system only 2months ago. Built it myself.......built a few computers. Anyway, my system started freezinng(mouse froze, keyboard froze) all the time. After startup and after being on the net for 5 min it would freeze. Then I'd restart and it would freeze right after startup, I'd restart then it would be fine. Then a couple days later it would do the same thing but only worse to the point where I'd have to restart it 7 times to get it to run stable. Then it started to do it again only this time I couldn't get it to come up at all. I talked with a friend and he suggested it was the Harddrive so I went out and bought the same drive and returned the old one. Now after owning the new drive three weeks into it it starts freezing again, just like before. I'm really confused and am starting to think its the MB. I really have no idea, just now I popped the startup disk and booted it into DOS I ran scandisk and it reported that the space available on my HardDrive was incorrect and I fixed that, restarted and now I'm typing this message and so far it hasn't froze..... was that the problem or is it the MotherBoard or is it the Hard Drive, I am really confused and upset. Any words or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Dan
 

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When I load my computer in safe mode its fine but as soon as I load up my computer it starts to freeze every second or so the sound jams to like when a computer crashes but every second, making it pause every second... It jams my mouse to and makes it like its slow motion and when i go to click something its very hard to see where the mouse is...

Usual if I restart the computer a few times it freezes a bit on logging in but then stops am not sure what is going on... Am assuming when it loads my settings something is making it freeze but am not sure...

I am going to run spyware search and destroy and Anti virus to see if out appears but I dont think this will reveal anything... then am going to do a defrag... but I also dont think this will work... If worst comes to worst I will back up my computer and try system restore, and if nothing format it...

I would rather though work out why its having this problem and fix it... Any ideas? and how can I fix it?
 

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In my computers whole 4 days of life, I have recently run into this frustrating problem where the computer keeps freezing. The computer was up and running since Monday, however, this problems only seems to have surfaced yesterday afternoon.

I ram memtest84, and those that froze too . Temperatures are not an issue, since the CPU is ~40, and the GPU ~56

Any sugguestions?
 

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Hey guys n gals, hoping you may be able to shed some light on my problem.

My computer keeps freezing randomly, sometimes it may unfreeze and i carry on playing my game but most times it freezes and i have to hold down the power button to turn it off, there is no error and i have no idea what is causing it.

I am on windows 7
2 tb hard drive
GTX 570 GPU
i5 2320 CPU
450 PSU
8GB ram.

I really have no idea why it is freezing and i'm scared it might be damaging my system.

Edit: And i also sometimes get the blue screen of DEATH!!!

Please help!!!
 

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

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

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