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Q: computer keeps freezing

My pc keeps freezing and i have to do hard shut downs to restart it and after checking the 3 times it has done it today i got the following reports can anyone shed some light on this for me :-

19/02/2011 15:29 Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket 1633480447, type 5
Event Name: MSHTMLLAYOUTHARDASSERT
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: iexplore.exe
P2: 8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
P3: mshtml.dll
P4: 8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
P5: 0x0028864D
P6: 
P7: 
P8: 
P9: 
P10: 

Attached files:

These files may be available here:
C:\Users\john\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\NonCritical_iexplore.exe_b1fe3d529dfa1b3013b1119c08cd0499f692_02316394

Analysis symbol: 
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 169e3ec0-3c3d-11e0-8dfa-00155838e200
Report Status: 0
19/02/2011 15:30 Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket 1520550789, type 5
Event Name: RADAR_PRE_LEAK_32
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: java.exe
P2: 6.0.230.5
P3: 6.1.7600.2.0.0
P4: 
P5: 
P6: 
P7: 
P8: 
P9: 
P10: 

Attached files:
C:\Users\john\AppData\Local\Temp\RDR37D3.tmp\empty.txt

These files may be available here:


Analysis symbol: 
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 38d03660-3c3d-11e0-8dfa-00155838e200
Report Status: 0
19/02/2011 16:50 Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket 1145284261, type 5
Event Name: RADAR_PRE_LEAK_32
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: Napoleon.exe
P2: 1.3.0.0
P3: 6.1.7600.2.0.0
P4: 
P5: 
P6: 
P7: 
P8: 
P9: 
P10: 

Attached files:
C:\Users\john\AppData\Local\Temp\RDRD22D.tmp\empty.txt

These files may be available here:


Analysis symbol: 
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 68d7467c-3c48-11e0-bed2-00155838e200
Report Status: 0

any help would be great thx.

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Preferred Solution: computer keeps freezing

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.)

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

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

Well replace the power supply then...
 

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

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

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

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

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

does this mean that my memory sticks are bad?
 

A:freezing computer.(memtest freezing aswell)

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

And I do not think that I have a Boot CD



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by bloopertown at 10:51:51.81 on Thu 04/21/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19048 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Ultimate 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1982.922 [GMT -7:00]
.
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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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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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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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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Computer completely freezes while working on various websites (facebook, yahoo, google searching). Control+alt+delete ineffective when frozen. I restarted computer and had no problems until computer shut itself down and I recieved blue screen stating error and windows was shut down to protect the computer.

A:My computer is freezing

The content (actually, the first sentence...the one with all the numeric/alphabetical data) is important...when trying to interpret and use error messages with the intent of correcting whatever might be wrong.

Louis

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Just recently my computer would freeze up on me while playing a video game (WoW). So, I reboot just like any other time. But when I went to turn the computer back on the fan was making a really loud noise that I've never heard before. So, I freaked out and just turned it off and thought maybe my computer was overheated.

I came back to it later that day and it continued to freeze, but when I went to reboot the fan didn't make the same noise it just would reboot like normal. Now every five minutes or so the computer will just freeze without an error message.

I figured I'd try here and see what people thought it could be before I took it to a repair place and shelled out lots of money. I was leaning towards power supply but now I'm just clueless.. any help would be great!

I'm not too great with my PC specs
I have a Dell Dimension 8400
Processor: P4 640 with HT 3.20GHz, 800 FSB
Video Card: 256MB PCI Express™ x16 (DVI/VGA/TV-out) nVidia GeForce 6800
Memory: 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz
Running Windows Xp Home Edition

Any other questions feel free to just ask!
 

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my Compac Presario 5106CL keps freezing. By freezing i mean that what ever i am doing i do not have control of the cursor it stays in one place and i cannot move it, where ever i am (surfing, checking e-mail, playing games on or off the internet) the page stays the same. The only thing i can do is unplug it and re boot. i hope someone can help before i pull all of my hair out. I have windows xp (recently upgraded from Me
Thanks '
 

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my computer keeps on frezzing on me plz need help

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Download and install Speedfan 4.40 -

http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php

What are temps prior to freezing?

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I don't know what I have, but it is making me crazy. My computer has been running slow and freezing up since Friday. I ran SpySweeper, MalwareByte, AdAware, Spybot and found a few minor things that were removed but it has not helped.

If I do not run any programs on computer, it is fine. When I start running programs it eventually will freeze. Sometimes it goes pretty long before it freezes, sometimes not. It tends to freeze more quickly when running itunes or multiple programs. OTOH, it started acting like it was going to freeze when I ran the GMER scan, and I managed to shut everything else down and keep going. The GMER scan took quite a while, and it did not freeze during it.

When it freezes, the windows start freezing and then the mouse freezes as well. It runs fairly slow regardless of what I am doing before freeze. I cannot find anything suspicious running in task manager.

I left it on last night running nothing, and when I woke up there was a blue screen with lots of text that was somewhat beyond me, but it seemed to imply I had a corrupted hard drive. The comuter re-started, and I have been able to run the scans and post this, but it will still freeze up.

I have no idea if it is related, but somehow my interface.mpq file in World of Warcraft got deleted, and that is not working now either.

There were some boys on my computer before trouble started, but they claimed they were just doing addictivegames.com, and I believe them. There was nothing ... Read more

A:Computer Freezing

Just on a whim I re-ran with SpySweeper with an update, and it caught Mal/Sinowa-A. It removed the bug, but as i was cleaning out Recycling, temp internet files, etc., computer froze up again. I re-booted and re-ran both SpySweeper and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, which found nothing, but the freezes are still happening.

A little research shows that this is something that seems to be making the rounds and is associated with the trogan Mbroot-A.

Here is new scan and attachment:


DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 18:28:50.50 on Sun 07/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3071.2073 [GMT -4:00]

AV: Norton Internet Security 2006 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
AV: Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {77E10C7F-2CCA-4187-9394-BDBC267AD597}
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}
FW: Norton Internet Security 2006 *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}

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

C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRConsumerService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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My computer is freezing up mainly in a section where my downloads are when I try to open one or delete it .
Also our computer is going slow.
Thank you

Here is our Hijack This Log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:12:32 PM, on 12/1/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Sony\SONICS~1\SsAAD.exe
D:\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\VM305_STI.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Plaxo\2.13.1.2\PlaxoHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\AVLib\SSScsiSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
D:\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqimzone.exe
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A:Help computer freezing

Bumping this up . It's nine pages back so I guess it could get lost in the multiple of threads.
So many people with computer problems.
 

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Hello

I have a Windows XP Media Center Edition computer, I'm on SP3
I have had this problem for a long time. Don't know what's causing it. My computer temperature is fine.

My computer freezes usually more than once a day. Often it's while the computer has been left idle or when I am watching videos/listening to music, but not always. I thought it was a video card problem, but not so sure, since the computer almost NEVER freezes while I am playing graphics intense games such as Halo.

When it freezes, (if I'm listening to something) the sound goes all LOUD and techo sounding...like short repeating loops/skipping, until I hard crash it. I NEVER get BSOD's. I wish I did, at least I'd get more info. It just freezes, and I have to hard crash.

In Event Viewer under Application I get many MANY errors for Perfnet (ID 2004) "Unable to open the Server service. Server performance data will not be returned. Error code returned is in data DWORD 0."

I also get alot of Application errors (ID 1000) "Faulting application wlcomm.exe, version 14.0.8064.206, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.1.2600.5781, fault address 0x00009eda."

Also after every freeze, I notice that in Event viewer there is a log under 'System' for AVGINFLT (ID 17) "AVGNTFLT successfully loaded"
This is NOT an error, just something I've noticed shows up every time. (part of Avira Antivirus)

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<<...get alot of Application errors (ID 1000) "Faulting application wlcomm.exe, version 14.0.8064.206,...>>http://www.pcpitstop.com/libraries/process/i/wlcomm.exe.htmlhttp://searchtasks.answersthatwork.com/tas...php?File=wlcomm<<I get many MANY errors for Perfnet (ID 2004)...>>http://www.eventid.net/display.asp?eventid...Net&phase=1How much RAM installed? How much free space on C: partition?Louis<<This is what I get for buying E-Machines...>>Not sure that eMachines can be held responsible for...a system that's way past the warranty...or situations induced by the user (O/S errors/situations).System model?

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So I just moved my computer from one room to another and for some reason it started freezing all the time. There was nothing new about the set up or peripherals, just a new room! I have a computer that is about 3 years old. It's an HP and it runs Windows XP.

It would often freeze very near the startup and would freeze all the time if I tried starting up itunes. so i ran all the anit-virus and spyware programs I could during safe mode. (I had malware bytes, advance systemcare, ad aware, and spybot running. I even cleaned up with ccleaner and cleaned the reg). It made things a little better but kept freezing. I went to BIOS and made sure everything was at their default settings(don't think it did anything really). I even tried a system restore but it kept failing. So I decided to reformat it and everything seemed fine at first.

BUT i noticed that it was slowing down a lot when trying to run certain setups and windows commands such as: add/remove programs and trying to delete large files. And then it started freezing again. It even froze while i was trying to install the driver for my tablet which i use as my mouse so now i get a bunch of error messages on startup and the cursor is stuck at the upper left screen. It's my only mouse so i have to reformat...again. So it doesn't seem like it's a software issue. I don't know much about BIOS, memory or hardware stuff. Can somebody please help?!?!

A:Computer Keeps freezing

It sounds like a hardware issue but you can try this and see if it helps. Start > run . type cmd. On the command line prompt type chkdsk /r (Note: there is a space between the letter k and the forward slash). Press enter. You will receive a message that the volume is in use and chkdsk cannot be performed and asked to type y or n to schedule a scan upon re-boot. Type y of course then press enter. Type exit then press enter. Restart your computer and allow the scan to run. After completion run a quality defragmenting program such as Diskeeper, Defragler or Ultimate Defrag. You can google any of these to find a download site.

Good luck!!

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hi.
i have a windows xp laptop,recently it has been freezing
only when i download or copy films or cds ,can anyone help.
 

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The last couple times I tried to put pictures onto my computer from the digital camera or card reader, my computer froze up. Any idea why that happened?
 

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You have the latest softare updates etc.?
Does it freeze any other times?
What kinda of program you use?
Type of system you running?

Anitvirus could be a problem, disable and see if it helps...

Using firewire? Tis the best tranfers for video etc... Awesume
Billy


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Every morning is the dawn of a new error!
 

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

A:My Computer Freezing!

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

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My son's computer (Dell Inspiron 15 Windows 8.1) started freezing this week if I don't do anything with the computer for a few minutes it will not let me click on anything. The curser still moves but it will not do anything else. I am refreshing the computer now. if there are antiviruses will refreshing clear those off? or will I need to do something else to fix this problem?

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I meant if there are viruses will refreshing fix the problem?

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Hi, I recently was trying to install a printer with instructions recommending turning off antivirus software to install. I stupidly did just that, and now am getting errors trying to access internet, outlook express, etc.. have updated and completed virus scan using bitdefender, and spyware scan using spysweeper.. This has not solved it. - help!! unsure what to do, so am posting a highjack log here. any help is greatly appreciated! - Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 1:28:39 PM, on 1/13/2005
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\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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\GEARSec.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Ghost\Agent\PQV2iSvc.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exe
C:\NVIDIA\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
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A:help! - computer freezing up!

Hi cujo771, welcome to TSG.

There was nothing wrong with turning off your AV for the install. Not sure what happened, but you have no security issues going on with your log.

There is this entry you can fix with HJT:

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

Check the entry in HJT, click Fix and then REBOOT.

You may want to consider using XP restore function to restore your PC to a point before you did the install.
 

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ok i have alot of games so i only play 2 of them diablo 2 and nfs mw when i play diablo 2 i dont have any problems but hen i paley nfs mw it freezes everything locks up i have to press the power button to restart it
My Computer Spects are:
servise pack 2
G force 5200 fx
AMD Athlon 64 processor
3200+
2.40 GHz, 512 MB of Ram

fan1:2206 RPM
fan2:3054 RPM

Temp1:39C
Temp2:51C
temp:64C
HD0:41C

VCORE: 1.55V
+3.3V: 3.34V
+5V: 4.95V
+12V: 10.94V
-12V: 0.31V
-5V: 5.11V
+5VSB: 5.59V
VBAT: 2.70V



all this info is on speedfan program
 

A:help my computer keeps on freezing

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Where did you get that info?

If it is accurate, then I suspect you may have a psu problem.

What psu do you have? Make and wattage please.

Look at this PSU Wattage calculator. Add a further 30% to whatever figure it gives you, as a safety margin.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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I am only new here so bear with me.

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

A:Help Computer keeps on freezing

Welcome to TSF....

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

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

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

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I have a HP dv6500 laptop. When I am online whether I use firefox or google chrome. My page stops responding. The cursor just goes around and around and the computer will not do anything. I have to hold down the power button and restart the computer. This happens after about 10 mins or so of being online.
 

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Good Afternoon;

Thank you for taking the time to look into this log and reading over this post.

Problem: My computer has trouble starting up - it will, more and more frequently, freeze on startup. It will get to the load up screen with Windows XP and the loading bar and freeze there. When it does get all the way booted up sometimes, again becoming more frequently, it is running at 100% usage even when I have nothing running myself! A lot of people use this computer so I have no idea what it could be. It is scanned regularly and have been reformatted twice. I also have problem with internet connectivity - I am on a wireless network at home and only my computer is affected (I actually have another computer directly beside it that connects fine). It will connect and disconnect about every 20 minutes. Linksys wireless adapter and router, 54G. Thanks again. It was purchased at MGD.

Specs

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2
Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.8GHz
1.25GB DDR Ram 333MHZ (the 256mb ram is actually 333mhz the 1GB is higher and clocks down to run properly, if that sounds right? Both are kingston ram)

ASRock P4i65G Motherboard
(Recently purchased and installed to replace INTEL DESKTOP BOARD D845EPI/D845GVSR)

Sapphire X1650PRO 512DDR2 8XAGP Version
(Recently purchased and installed to replace factory card)

Both installed by technicians at place of purchase.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
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Groan, with impeccable timing my PC has decided to keep locking up just before Christmas.
It's been fine for over a year, but now out of the blue it keeps freezing every hour or so, I try to bring up Task Manager to close it down but it won't appear and all I get is a continuous howl from the speakers, so i have to do a power shutdown and reboot.
Any ideas why it freezes? It happens in the middle of whatever i'm doing such as playing games, surfing, writing or reading email and even in the middle of virus/adware scans.

I'm Win XP Home

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It could be anything.

Did you install/uninstall any PC hardware or software before this started to happen?

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My computer keeps freezing at random times. This freeze lasts until I reboot my computer. I've reinstalled all my drivers, except my motherboard or BIOS as I couldn't find them (here). This freezing has been happening for a good month and a half. Actually, ever since I've installed multiple new parts. The new parts I installed were a new FX-6300, motherboard, 8GB DRR3 RAM. My graphics card is a old HD 4000 series. I had a 600w power supply, but it blew so now I'm using a 450w power supply until I have the money to order a new one.

I was thinking it was the power supply causing the freezes because it might not have enough power to handle my computer. People also have suggested it being the RAM or the Hard Drive. Others have suggested it being Windows or the drivers. I don't think it's the drivers (I wish it was). I am going to reinstall Windows and hopefully that will fix it. I can't do that right now though because I do not have a USB or disc to do so. I'm completely lost on this.

When I say my computer 'randomly' freezes though, I want to emphasize the word randomly. Sometimes I'll have a video game open, Adobe Illustrator open, a Twitch stream running, with VLC media player playing music and a couple browser tabs open, while talking in RaidCall and it'll be fine for hours on end. Then the next time it freezes, I'll reboot and right after I hit my desktop, it'll freeze a couple seconds after that. Sometimes it'll do this for 5 times under a hour, maybe even half hour. Some... Read more

A:Computer keeps freezing

I have this same problem with windows 8 it will just freeze while pretending it is receiving inputs. Also have you run a virus scan?

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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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From viewing similar previous posts, I see it is helpful to post my computer specification:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Model: Dell Dimension E521

BIOS: )Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS v.6.00PG

Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs)

Memory: 1982MB RAM

Page file: 484MB used, 3391MB available

DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE


My computer freezes randomly (It's never when I do something specific), preventing me from doing anything for 10-15secs at a time. Also, when shutting my computer down, it will not shut down and instead remain on the "Windows is shutting down" screen until I manually shut it down.

Any help would be appreciated - if you require further information then please ask and I will do my best.
 

A:Computer keeps freezing up

I am going to suggest you have a process (1 at least) that is running a LOT and doesn't want to shut down which prevents Windows from shutting down.

As a first check, download, run and attach the log for HijackThis;

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/tools/security_tools/hijackthis/download
 

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Hey there guys, Im in a need of help. After I've solved problems with your help (http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic122718.html and http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic123368.html) everything worked fine. Then one day, I turn my PC on and it starts lagging. Later it just started freezing etc. Now, I noticed it freezes when I run a game, when my graphics cards controller startups are working and when I use my CD/DVD-Rom.

I decrease my BIOS Onboard Video Memory from 8MB to 4MB.
Tried decreasing the AGP to 4X on my Video cards controller.

I've been reading around on what could be the problem. Well, my CPU is fine, looking from the pic bellow.



My specs:

1,25 GB or RAM.
Windows XP Pro SP3
ATI RADEON 9600 Graphics card.
2 Hard drives with enough disc space or anything.

That's about it, I hope you will help me fix this, cuz it is fustrating having all of these problems.
 

A:Computer freezing

Could be the power supply. Could be the graphics card which could be related to the drivers or overheating. Could be quite a number of things really. Lowering the amount of memory the onboard video is using in the bios shouldnt change anything because it should be using the ATI 9600. Also lowering the AGP speed shouldn't make a difference.

Are you saying it is laggy all the time in Windows, and freezes completely in games?

My system showed signs of this when my graphics card overheated. Have you tried opening the case and checking the state of the fans on the graphcs card? The 9600 is a pretty old card - if you havent blown the dust out of the fan recently (a spraycan of air is best for that) that could be the problem.

In fact, open it and give it a clean anyway
 

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Hi I have been having problems with my comp, here are the specs...

ASUS P5ND
quad core Intel q6700
2x GTX 260 bfg tech maxcore
8GB gamer fatality memory 5-5-4-18
sound blaster audigy
1tb hd
850 watt kingston psu
windows 7 ultimate 64 bit

Okay, now i am currently able to post this because i am running the os in safe mode w/networking. problem is everytime i start os eventually within 5-15 minutes i have a freeze and have to restart my computer, the display simply freezes w/out any warning and stays that way. i ran a virus scan with avg and nothing wrong, i cleaned my registry and didnt help, finally i even defragmented my hd and didn't work, I had recently overclocked the system and so i though that was the problem but when i downgraded through the bios and through the nvidia control panel it wouldnt resolve the problem. I have run out of ideas, i have also taken each part apart and cleaned the entire thing, but that didn't make a difference. Lastly i want to say that i have not made a restore point yet so i cant revert to any previous time and that is what the problem is so all you techs this might be a chllenge.

A:My computer keeps freezing...Please Help

  
Quote: Originally Posted by XurdeadX


Hi I have been having problems with my comp, here are the specs...

ASUS P5ND
quad core Intel q6700
2x GTX 260 bfg tech maxcore
8GB gamer fatality memory 5-5-4-18
sound blaster audigy
1tb hd
850 watt kingston psu
windows 7 ultimate 64 bit

Okay, now i am currently able to post this because i am running the os in safe mode w/networking. problem is everytime i start os eventually within 5-15 minutes i have a freeze and have to restart my computer, the display simply freezes w/out any warning and stays that way. i ran a virus scan with avg and nothing wrong, i cleaned my registry and didnt help, finally i even defragmented my hd and didn't work, I had recently overclocked the system and so i though that was the problem but when i downgraded through the bios and through the nvidia control panel it wouldnt resolve the problem. I have run out of ideas, i have also taken each part apart and cleaned the entire thing, but that didn't make a difference. Lastly i want to say that i have not made a restore point yet so i cant revert to any previous time and that is what the problem is so all you techs this might be a chllenge.


Hello Welcome to SF,

Most of the times the Freezing issue would happen when the Drivers are not up to date or bad drivers, a Firewall or A/V could cause it Or a bad hardware like RAM etc.

1, So the best approach would be to start with Drivers make sure you have all the Dr... Read more

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Hello, my computer is acting extremely weird. It slows down a lot and I'm not sure why. Here is my hijackthis log. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:34:18 AM, on 10/24/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20661)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeD:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXED:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exeD:\Program Files\Creative\Mixer\CTSVolFE.exeD:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeD:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exeD:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeD:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeD:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exeD:\Program Files ... Read more

A:Freezing Computer

Hi Priesta11 and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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My computer randomly but often freezes up, requiring forced turnoff and reboot. There seems to be no rhyme or reason. I have checked multiple times but can find no evidence of a virus...whats going on? Is this a result of a bad hard drive or a problem with XP? Any ideas would really be appreciated!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 10:52:12 AM, on 11/7/2004
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb06.exe
C:\Program Files\inKline Global\PC Booster\pcbooster.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\Webshots\WebshotsTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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I need help!!!!

My computer is about 6 months old. Here Are my specs

ASRock K8 Upgrade-1689 MoBo
AMD Sempron 2600+
ATI All-in-Wonder Radeon 9800 pro 128MB
768MB RAM
Hitachi 120GB HD
Windows XP Pro

Right then, my problem. Most of the games I run will play for a few minutes, then freeze. The computer makes some clicking noises, then I get a blank blue screen. I did have a WD 80GB HD that I thought was the problem. That got replaced by the Hitachi. I have also tried reinstalling windows, updating the bios, using Microsoft ATI drivers, using current and older ATI drivers, using current and older Omega ATI drivers(i figured cause it was games that it might have something to do with the graphics card), I've even tried different IDE cables and a new power supply . Please, anyone with any idea of what this could be let me know.

Cheers!!
 

A:Computer Freezing

it is probably a memory problem.

to start off with, you have 2 (or possibly 3) unmatched RAM sticks, which is probably where your problem lies. Remove all but 1 RAM stick and see if it still crashes.

give us your RAM configuration (i.e. 1x512MB + 1x256MB -or- 3x256MB, etc.) and your exact RAM specs (brand name, model #, speed, CAS/timing of each RAM stick)
 

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specs:

Asus A7N8X Deluxe
Athlon Xp 1800+ stock hsf
Radeon 9500
Maxtor 15 GB Drive
LG 4x2x24x Burner
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Well, to keep it short, my computer randomly freezes to the point where I can not do anything. sometimes this happens during boot up, sometimes after 10 minutes of usage, sometimes just looking through the bios.

here are some things that I have done since it was working properly:

-uninstalled zone alarm
-downloaded some xp updates
-downloaded updated mobo drivers
-upped cpu multiplyer to 12x
-reset mobo multiplyer to 11.5x
-flashed bios with 1003 (it froze before and after i did this)
-installed new HD
-removed the HD
-swore at my computer a lot

it seems like it is an overheating problem but i checked my cpu temp at idle and its only 32 degrees celcius.

There are a couple specific questions I have but any help is appreciated.

1. is there a way to measure Video card tempurature? or even HD tempurature (at one point it was pretty crowded but its open now and still freezing)

2. Like my specs say I have an A7N8X Deluxe and recently update my bios, however, I was unsure of my pcb revision (as they have 2 different bioses for different revisions). Where can I find out my revision number

3. in the bios there is something called FSB Spread Spectrum. What the heck is that? (it wont let me change it from 0.5% but says the default is disabled)

Any other help is appreciated. Thank you.
 

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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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