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Q: Random restarting/ freezing with stuttering sound.

Ok i dont know if this is windows 7 related or hardware or what but heres the deal:

I've had this gaming pc for about 2 years and ever since ive gotten it, it seems to freeze and/or restart at weird times.
at first i thought it was over heating so i got a better heat sink and some top shelf thermal paste, took the side panels off and added a huge box fan to the side and put it next to an air conditioner.
still happened... so its not a heat thing i dont think.
and what confuses me the most is that it does it when performing simple tasks but now when performing complex ones.

i play a highly graphical video game for 5 hours = no problem
i watch a youtube video = sometimes freezes and the audio will "stutter" or shut off or both OR none.

i host a game server, or 2, play a game and my room is 85 degrees = no problem.

i play a flash game for 10 minutes in a 65 degree room = freeze and sound stutter and/or restart.


also i have tried completely cleaning all of the hardware and removing dust and i have tried reformatting the harddrive and starting over.

no matter what i try, same problem.

-Charlie

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A: Random restarting/ freezing with stuttering sound.

What is the make, model and Wattage of your PSU? Boot into Setup (Bios) to PC Health, report the temperatures, and the +12V line of the PSU.

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Okay, so I've tried working on this for a while now and nothing seems to really be helping.First here's my specs: http://i.imgur.com/4Xl5Dph.pngThis usually only happens while I'm using Chrome but it happens at random times while I'm using it. Suddenly my internet will like come to a halt, no new pages will load at all. It will just show the circle that is supposed to represent loading but it will never get anywhere, then it's like my computer just locks up...except it doesn't? All of my applications, like chrome or windows explorer just kinda freeze but I can still move my mouse and sometimes open my start menu. If I can open my start menu and click a bunch on something, let's say "My Computer" once it unfreezes it will open them all at once and load all of my internet tabs and everything.When this first happened I thought it was my SSD just taking a bleep, which it could still be, so I looked up some fixes and I found something that is supposed to stop your SSD from stuttering/freezing ( Link to tutorial HERE it may just be for laptops or not compatible for me but I gave it a shot anyway) and it seemed to work at first but now it's gone back to it's old ways and now I'm starting to notice the second issue even more, which I will explain now.The second issue happens occasionally but especially when I am trying to do something off of my SSD, like run some programs I have on it or something. What happens is my computer just kinda starts to lag and I hear an audio scr... Read more

A:Random Freezing and Stuttering

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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RELEVANCY SCORE 70.4

Hi,

Bit of a story, but my z97 itx motherboard, and I was not able to replace it, so I got a z170 + 6700 thinking everything was going to be okay.

Now that I've installed it, I'm experiencing massive DCP latency, stuttering and random freezes (no overheating).

First I bought a Asus z170 itx Pro gaming board, and this was a aboslute nightmare, and the board was terrible (disconnecting my bluetooth devices, not connecting to 5ghz network etc. stuff like that.) So I returned that, and bought a Msi Ac gaming board, hoping the DCP latency was a part of the board, but nay.

Now I've tried a fresh install of windows 10 twice (once where I installed the drivers from Msi) no help, and then I tried to do a another fresh install and let windows install the drivers, but still no luck.

I've disabled NIC and onboard sound drivers.

Heres a pastebin from Latencymon:
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And heres a screenshot from "Drivers"
2016-02-09_12-56-40.png - Google Drive

I just really don't get it. My z97 system ran like a dream with no problems what so ever, and now this nightmare...

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Update:

This is LatencyMon for 1min with Wifi and Lan disabled.

2016-02-09_13-38-59.png - Google Drive

2016-02-09_13-38-52.png - Google Drive

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I can se that dxgkrnl is pretty high up, but this is the same driver that I had on my old z97 board, and I can't see why it should be a problem all of a sudden.

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A:DPC Latency, stuttering and random freezing

before i say anything stupid. can you \ have you reinstalled the storage port driver? like deleted software then let windows reinstall it \ manually?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.6

Ever since I got the tb16 I noticed that whenever I watch a video it would cause the machine to stutter. I notice this stutter when I initially plug the tb16 into my laptop but then it appears again when I'm watching a video. I've tried searching for a solution but nothing has worked. I've updated the bios and drivers (for the xps 15 and tb16) but the problem still remains. This stuttering and freezing would also happen but during normal usage as well but only very rarely (my machine actually froze while I was writing this post :( ). 

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


Code:
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CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hi, my computer will always randomly freeze for 1-3 seconds when I do normal tasks (like using chrome and skype). The freezes cause audio and mouse to also freeze during that time.

I tried to swap CPUs, get a new mobo, use different RAM and nothing works. I've got this problem since Windows 8. But its been progressively worse. Now I also sometimes have problems POSTing and the display will turn black when I boot up to the login screen.

I used latencymon to check which drivers are causing the problem and when I disable my GPU drivers the stuttering is gone. I don't have any of these problems when using DirectX apps. My GTX 660 has the latest drivers installed.

A:Random audio stuttering and mouse freezing with normal use

I posted some more info into this issue with LatencyMon. It looks like it has something to do with dxgkrnl.sys and Wdf01000.sys. They both have the highest DPC and ISR counts. Not sure what to do cause i cant reinstall DirectX.


Code:
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
CONCLUSION
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. Also one or more ISR routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:07:29 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.


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SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: WILSON
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: ... Read more

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Hi, I'm a bit of a computer illilterate so plase bear with me.
My computer restarts once in a while at random times. I don't think it has anything to do with the programs I use at the time because it seems to restart even if I'm not doing anything but listen to music. There are also times when my computer just stops and I can't move the mouse or anything. I enabled the blue screen for the restarting and got the following error message:
0x0000000A (0x00000820, 0x0000001E, 0x00000001, 0x804d9e0e)
However, sometimes the error messages are different. I've received 0x0000007F and 0x000000DE error messages before. I've tried replace my old 300 watt power supply with a 420, but I still get error messages. I've run memtest and found no errors with my memory. The file that I attached to this post contains my most recent minidump of one of the three errors and a Hijack This log.
 

A:Random Restarting and Freezing

Sorry, forgot to attach the file.
 

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Specs
HP media center m8226x
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ == 3.0Ghz Dual core
3 gbs ram
750 gb HD
onboard 6150 SE Nvidia geforce video
600W OCZ stealth x stream PSU
windows 7 professional

i have tried reformatting back to factory conditions, running HP diagnostics (which says all my hardware passes), chkdsk HD, trying another HD, trying antoher PSU, i even had HP phone support to try to fix this. I just dont know what else to do.

when the comp freezes up, i hard reboot it, then it gives me the option to perform startup repair. if i choose this, the comp blue screens, mostly about netio.sys, but others include megasys.sys and Fs_Rec.sys. The latest BSOD said exactly:

A problem has been detected and windows has shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.

pci.sys

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mde to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical Informtion:

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A:Random freezing, restarting, and BSOD

Also, to add to this, if I choose start windows normally, alot of the times while its at the screen where the windows logo is forming, it will freeze up or restart by itself
 

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I have had nothing but trouble the last few days. I would be playing a game for an 1 quit and then 15 mins it would freeze. It always something different. I never get a bsod or restarting while in game. Instead of me reposting all the things that have happen, I also posted on another forum and would be great if you had a look. page 4 and 5 is most recent that been going on.

I disabled my video card audio drivers because I use dvi and not hdmi. It was known to cause an issue so i just left it disabled, but my problems were happening way before that.

So far its fine this morning but im not doing much. Email, web surfing, msn. This stuff happens when I put the computer to work. ie games, adobe premiere ect

Thanks in advance.

Athlon ll x3 3.0ghz
4gigs Ram
GTX 460 1G Video Card
onboard Audio
Ultra 650w PSU

BSOD Win 7 64bit 3b and 1e

here is the reports

A:Freezing, Random restarting and bsod

please folow this instructions:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hi, my desktop pc has had a bad history of random freezes and restarts. It seems to so mainly when trying to anything particularly taxing on it like watching/streaming vids or god forbid trying to play a game on it. The system is a few years old and not very high end (it only has 512mb of ram) but its served me well and i would at least like to keep it ticking over. I've included the Hijackthis log just in case, and many thanks for any help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:48:58, on 03/09/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
J:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
J:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
J:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\PCguard\Fws.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
J:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
J:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
J:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
J:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\advisor\Broadbandadvisor.exe
J:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\PCguard\Rps.exe
J:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe
J:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\ezSP_Px.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
J:\WINDOWS\FixCamera.exe
J:\WINDOWS\tsnp2std.exe
J:\WINDOWS\vsnp2std.exe
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A:Random freezing and restarting problem

Hi and welcome to the forum

You are in the wrong forum for help with a HJT log, you need to read and follow the directions here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Be advised that the malware folks are very busy and it may take awhile receive help.

I am not permitted to work on logs, but I see things that I would remove.
But I think your problem is maybe a lack of RAM. 512 is OK for general use, but for videos/games you are probably a little short. Also, a too full HD can cause this.

BG

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I have noticed this problem after i restored my computer. It doesnt matter what im using internet, music, games, etc.. it will do this no matter what and at any point in time. I will be using it and it will freeze. The weird part about it is i cant use control alt delete or click on anything. But if i am playing music it will continue to play unless i keep clicking or hitting any keys? i have already replaced one hard drive because my last one quit working on while this problem was happening. So this is on a fresh install on a new hard drive and its still doing this so i know its a driver or something corrupt. i purchased the restore disks from acer based on my model # and when i got them i couldnt even install vista due to somehow i had got the wrong disks? I contacted acer about it and gave them the serial # this time and they confirmed they were the right disks so the story goes on.
Here are my Pc Specs:
Acer Aspire E380
Windows vista Home Premium 32 bit
Amd 4800+ dual core
2 Gb Ram
NVIDIA Geforce 6150Se nforce 430 (Integrated on my mother board)
ht2000 motherboard
If any other hardware is needed let me know.

So thats my problem and here is the dump file:

Microsoft ? Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Logan\Desktop\Mini091609-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msd... Read more

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My computer recently has been freezing and restarting randomly. Mostly when I'm playing games. I don't get the BSOD but, my monitor goes black and restarts on its own.

Under my event viewer to check the problem under critical errors come up with "kernel power 41" every time.

I've done most of what I can such as the chkdsk /r and /r to the sfc /scanow as well as the bootrec and bootmgr. I as well have done the memtest86 + to see if its my ram and so far its passed the test ( I've done multiple test and each ram by themselves more than once and they've both came back fine ) Even too updating my bios , re-installing my bios, graphic hard drive, even windows.

But for some reason I'm still having the same problem ( I know i could do more but my head is in a mess right now I don't know what I've done in the past to give you the details ). I don't know if its a bug because I use to put my computer in sleep mode for a while and I was assuming it was that problem. But doing those checks and re-install everything seems to have not done the job. So I am assuming its either my cpu or my graphics card or dare I say the mother board ( since the kernel power is related to well.. the power ? lol ). I also noticed that when my computer turns on I see a red light on the right side of the ram slots which stays on for a while and on the left side but only for a few seconds ( no beep when the computer turns on ) As well when I touch my cpu its fairly warm on the top.

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A:Computer Random Freezing/Restarting (kernel power 41?)

Don't worry, a long reply with explanation of the symptons is always good.
Try clean boot and try to let the system restart by itself.
This to identify if a program is causing trouble.

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This problem has been happening for about 2 weeks now. Windows will freeze at random times (and then restart on its own), usually within 15-30 min of being rebooted. Ive loaded BIOS defaults, Done system restore to way back when nothing was wrong. Done combofix. This is my hijackthis log attached.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:07:51 AM, on 11/30/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
d:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
D:\Program Files\Razer\DeathAdder\razerhid.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXE
D:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exe
D:&... Read more

A:Windows XP Prof Sp3 random frequent freezing and restarting?

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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Hi everyone,
 
My computer freezes after playing, tipically Fallout4, with a glitchy sound continuous (buzzing) and requires hard reset.
Before starting to blame various components I installed months ago other 8 gb of RAM, different brand, so I did memtest for roughly 8 hour and no problem, also fumark 1080p test no problem, prime blend test no problem.
So I read that the graphics drivers might be problem, so I unistall them and install them again and I was able to play for 2 hours with no problems than it happened again and ,after 10 minutes of gaming, again.
Happened also, just once, with GTA5 and COD that's why I thought it could be a systematic problematic.
 
I also have general problems with my SO (windows 8.1) automatic restart almost never works (freezing while restarting logo rolls in the blu screen), opening browsers may cause random freezing (possibly flash player?), this things happened also before, while the gaming part is new.
 
So my idea now is to unistall Fallout 4 and reinstall, maybe it corrupted some files, install windows 10 since they told me you have to install new drivers again, and check if it happens again.
Just wanna ask if this are the signs of a possible dying component of my rig, GC is 4 month old, the rest roughly 1 year.
 
Rig:
Proc: amd fx 8320
CPU cooler: hyper evo 212
Mobo: asus m5a97 evo r2.0
RAM: team group and corsair (sorry for the bad specs I will update as soon as I'm at home in any case checked serveral times if the... Read more

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I get random buzzing noise with micro freezing when im playing videos or playing games if the charger is plugged in.I did run diagnostics from SupportAssist but found no problem? I've only experienced buzzing noise whenever i suddenly connect my charger when im playing videos or gaming but now i think it gone worse.. I have all the latest drivers from dell and also updated the bios but still suddenly this problem appeared out of nowhere. Any help would be appreciated!specs:windows 10 creators updatei5 cpu8gb ramgtx 10501tb hdd

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RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

Alright you guys, this has been an issue for a while, and thank you VERY much for any help. I built my PC about 6-7 months ago, and it seemed to be completely fine. I can't remember exactly when this started, but it's been going on for a while.

The problem: While playing World of Warcraft in Windows Vista, I get random BSOD's that display a stop error and the code 0x000124. When I play World of Warcraft on the same computer, but with Windows XP(I've reformatted this thing so many times), it still gets random freezes, but the sound loops indefinitely. The loop is just like, a half second of whatever sound was playing at the time of the freeze. It plays over and over(sounds kind of like a dance track, for lack of better example), until I hit the reset button on my computer.

Now, this only happens when I play World of Warcraft. I also play Team Fortress 2 regularly, and I've played Fallout 3 for many hours straight, with no problems. This has occurred ONCE while not playing World of Warcraft. I was watching a YouTube video, and the same sort of freeze occurred, and I had to hard reset my computer. I watch YouTube videos often though, and it only happened once. I'm not entirely sure if I had any applications open in the background. This freeze while playing World of Warcraft seems to happen completely randomly. It can occur after 20 minutes, or it can occur after two hours, or at any point in between.

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A:Freezing With Sound Looping, Restarting, BSOD Stop 0x000124

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My laptop is freezing for 1-2 seconds and making this buzzing noise. I'm using win7 64 bit and install one SSD and Hard disk. The OS is on SSD.

No blue screen nothing like that.

A:Random freezing & buzzing sound on PC

Apparently you are not in the right section, but this might be closely related.

The files as per the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions will help us to see what is going on there. So please attach the files with your reply post.

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Hi,

I'm having this problem almost for a year, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Problem:
Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and reseting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.

Temperatures when it happened (playing Portal 2):
Motherboard 42 C (108 F)
CPU 45 C (113 F)
CPU #1 / Core #1 55 C (131 F)
CPU #1 / Core #2 49 C (120 F)
CPU #1 / Core #3 57 C (135 F)
CPU #1 / Core #4 54 C (129 F)
GPU Diode (DispIO) 54 C (129 F)
GPU Diode (MemIO) 58 C (136 F)
GPU Diode (Shader) 59 C (138 F)
WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 36 C (97 F)
WDC WD3200BMVV-11A1PS0 40 C (104 F)

Temperatures are lower, when im not playing games

My specs:
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7 860, 3180 MHz (24 x 133)

Motherboard Name: ASRock H55M (1 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 2 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR3 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN)

Motherboard Chipset: Intel Ibex Peak H55, Intel Lynnfield System
Memory 3255 MB (DDR3-1333 DDR3 SDRAM) DIMM1: TakeMS

Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series



Things that I tried to do:
1. Changed rams
2. Changed heatsink for cpu
3. Installed new fans for case
4. Reformatted windows several times

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A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

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Hi,

I'm having this problem almost for a year, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Problem:
Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and reseting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.

Temperatures when it happened 15 minutes ago (playing Portal 2):
Motherboard 42 ?C (108 ?F)
CPU 45 ?C (113 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #1 55 ?C (131 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #2 49 ?C (120 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #3 57 ?C (135 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #4 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (DispIO) 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (MemIO) 58 ?C (136 ?F)
GPU Diode (Shader) 59 ?C (138 ?F)
WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 36 ?C (97 ?F)
WDC WD3200BMVV-11A1PS0 40 ?C (104 ?F)

Temperatures are lower, when im not playing games

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A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

Sound of buzzing(computer is frozen, that is only thing that comes from speakers):
YouTube - ‪Speakers buzzing when computer is frozen‬‏

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Hi,

I'm having this problem for 2 years now, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Problem:
Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and resetting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.
Temperatures are ok.
Sound: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/9510466/Memo.m4a
It's not like the loop from what was playing before it happened, It's always the same noise.
There are no BSOD, error reports, nothing at all.
My specs:
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7 860
Motherboard Name: ASRock H55M
Motherboard Chipset: Intel Ibex Peak H55, Intel Lynnfield System
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series

Things that I tried to do:
1. Changed rams
2. Changed heatsink for cpu
3. Installed new fans for case
4. Reformatted windows several times
5. Every driver is updated
6. cleaned every single component, except for PSU which I'm too scared to open..can I get hurt ?
7. changed hard drive ( warranty replacement)

All of those things that I tried were unsuccessful.



Please help me, I'm devastated.

A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

It just happened again, those are the temperatures ( while playing minecraft )..

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Hi,

I'm having this problem almost for a year, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Problem:
Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and reseting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.
YouTube - ‪Speakers buzzing when computer is frozen‬‏

Temperatures when it happened (playing Portal 2):
Motherboard 42 ?C (108 ?F)
CPU 45 ?C (113 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #1 55 ?C (131 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #2 49 ?C (120 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #3 57 ?C (135 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #4 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (DispIO) 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (MemIO) 58 ?C (136 ?F)
GPU Diode (Shader) 59 ?C (138 ?F)
WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 36 ?C (97 ?F)
WDC WD3200BMVV-11A1PS0 40 ?C (104 ?F)

Temperatures are lower, when im not playing games

My specs:
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7 860, 3180 MHz (24 x 133)

Motherboard Name: ASRock H55M (1 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 2 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR3 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN)

Motherboard Chipset: Intel Ibex Peak H55, Intel Lynnfield System
Memory 3255 MB (DDR3-1333 DDR3 SDRAM) DIMM1: TakeMS

Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series



Things that I tried to do:
1. Changed rams
2. Changed heatsink for cpu
3. Installed new fans for ca... Read more

A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

What are the specs on your power supply? Maybe your system isn't getting enough power.

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Hi all,

Have been having some frustrating issues with my system recently. It all started when my system started freezing with strange patterns showing up on the monitor. I thought it must have been my video card and took it back to the computer shop to test it. They agreed the video card was faulty and sent it off for warranty. In the mean time I purchased a new low-end card and the system worked fine for about a week.

I then started to get the same issues again. I returned the system again and was told there was nothing wrong with this card. They spun some crap about the card not being powerful enough to run photoshop (which is where I spend most of my time) and convinced me to upgrade to a higher-end card, which I did.

Unfortunately, this didn't fix the problem and I continued to have problems. I returned the system yet again for a week or so. They tested it (with their HD and fresh install of vista) and said they didnt have any problems.

I picked the system up and used it without problems for around a week or so when the problems started to occur yet again. At the moment the system is freezing, freezing with a strange pattern on the screen (see attached jpgs) (looping audio), restarting, blue-screening (ecache.sys, IRQL not less or equal to, etc). It freezes during vista loading but sometimes makes it to the main OS environment.

I've tried reinstalling vista on a different drive and get exactly the same problems. It freezes and restarts during vista setup so... Read more

A:System is freezing, restarting, blue-screening, freezing with strange pattern

Hi I,m Baz a new member here! i have a similar problem same blue screeen so i don't know if the people who will help you can also help me at the same time or do i need to start a new thread somewhere else!
some please get in touch to help us both! cheers Baz good luck mate!
 

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I have a 1.7GHz XP (home Edition and unfortuantly an OEM) PC trying to run Kurzweill 3000; word; ie; outlook express; zoomtext; adobe reader; PCTV; Olympus DM1 up & download; BT broadband; winzip; access; powerpoint; excel; ahead nero; inspiration; dragon naturally speaking.

Problem is PC sound stutters and PC freezes randomly. Have done restore points and restore to image/ghost. Issue still there.

I think I need to wipe the hard drive and reinstall everything - but how do I do it with an OEM? How can I communicate this to the supplier - whats the keyword to use. PC is still under warrenty until 8th Jan but issue been around for years - PC used to be a windows 98 - they did an upgrade - could they have missed something?

They think they've done enough - I need a working pc!

Any help welcome

thnx

Elaine

A:PC Stuttering & freezing

Let's see if you have any nasties hiding there first.....

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. Open up the result.txt file created. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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Hi, all.

I've recently put together a new multimedia computer which I've hooked up to a 32'' LCD 1080i TV.

The machine has up until now, played DVDs fine, but when I tried playing my first HD DVD the other day, I noticed a slight 'stutter' every five seconds or so, during playback.

I tried changing some of the ATI Catalyst settings, but nothing worked, so I turned to downloading the newest ATI drivers I could find on their official website.

After I'd installed them and restarted, an error message appeared saying that the 'new' drivers I'd just installed (even though I'd double-checked) were in fact, 'old' drivers, and that Catalyst would now not work under them.

I tried rolling back the drivers, but that didn't help - if anything, it made things worse - I lost all sound, and eventually picture whilst running XP - so as a last resort, I tried reinstalling Windows.

This has pretty much restored everything to how it was before (and also HD DVD playback in PowerDVD Ultra) but now I can only play a film/disc for so long (about 10-20 mins) until the image freezes and/or goes into an infinite stuttering loop (video, that is - the sound keeps running).
I'd be eternally grateful if anyone could help me with this.

Thanks in advance,
Clark.
PS - I've also recently installed WMP11, assuming I could play blu-ray and HD DVD discs with that, but it doesn't seem to recognise HD DVD's at all.... Read more

A:HD DVD stuttering/freezing

VLC media player will play high definition content www.videolan.org version_8 is ok..
check cpu usage in windows task manager (performance tab.) while playing the media.
it may be necessary to sop all other programs running in the background (loaded at boot up )
 

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ok, i've had about enuf of this comp of mine! i have tried everything to fix my problem but i just can't seem to do it.

here is my problem:
when i play my games or listen to my music, i get a freezing or stuttering situation

i cant fix it. i have tried to re install the game, i updated my drivers for my audio/video card, but no matter what i try- nothing seems to work. i have a decent comp

p3 processor, 600 mhz,
40 gigs,
320 ram,
allegro audio/sound card

so i should not have this problem.
if any 1 can give me some tips or solutions; plz do, because i have had enuf right now and i am going to snap and take out my comp with one big match!
i left a thread b 4 but i think it was not specific to my problem; so i didn't get the answers i needed. i know there are lots of comp geniuses out there, so if u could give me step by step info i would be really happy.

(*edited by mod)
 

A:freezing/ stuttering

What type of video card do you have? That may be the root of your issue..

Once you respond back I'll have a better idea of what may help your situation
 

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Hi,

I had an issue in the past where I installed a 32-bit version of a program and it messed everything up. You can take a look at this thread for more information.

Mouse/Keyboard/USB don't work anymore after turning off computer

I had to do a repair install in order for my computer to run properly again. However, 3/4 months after the repair install, my computer is acting strange. It constantly stutters/freezes every 5-10 seconds or so. When I browse the internet, it freezes for about 5 seconds before it resumes; when I open up anything, it freezes before it starts; when I play a game, it lags/freezes randomly for a good 3-5 seconds.

I have no idea what happened or if this has anything to do with the "repair install". I assume it does and I am asking you guys if anything can be done to fix this issue before a complete format of my system.

A:Stuttering/Freezing

If this began 3 or 4 months after the repair install, it is probably not related to it.

I think you should check for malware.
Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and save it to a convenient location.
Right click on mbam-setup.exe and select Run as administrator
Before clicking the Finish button, make sure that these 2 boxes are checked (ticked):Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware will now check for updates. If your firewall prompts, please allow it. If you can't update it, select the Update tab. Under Update Mirror, select one of the websites and click on Check for Updates.
Select the Scanner tab. Click on Perform quick scan, then click on Scan.
Leave the default options as it is and click on Start Scan.
When done, you will be prompted. Click OK, then click on Show Results.
Check (tick) all items except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected.
After it has removed the items, Notepad will open. Please post this log in your next reply. You can also find the log in the Logs tab. The bottom most log is the latest.
====================================================

ESET Online Scanner:

Note: You can use either Internet Explorer or Mozilla FireFox for this scan. You will however need to disable your current installed Anti-Virus, how to do so can be read here.

Vista/Windows 7 users: You will need to to right-click on the either the IE or FF icon in t... Read more

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hello all
a week or so ago my sound on my pc became crackely and stuttering , i first noticed it while useing flight simulator , i thought it would be related to that but i get the same problem in windows media and div-x .
i have a build in sound on my ASUS P4S8X-X MOTHERBOARD , I have the up to date drivers and the soundMAX audio control package ( that came with the motherboard ) installed , i have 5.1 souround sound speakers ,
i have tried swaping cables around , different speakers , different settings on the control panel ,etc , no use

one other thing , i tried to use a voice control system for the flight sim (voice buddy ) and i could not get the mike to work or pick up my voice no matter what i did in settings ,
it may not be relevent but it all worked fine before i did a reinstall a few weeks ago with a bigger hard drive
runing XP with service pack 2

any help gratefully recived , the pc is hopless without sound
thank you
Bryan

A:Sound Problem , Crackely And Stuttering /built In Sound

Try uninstalling Voice Buddy. If the sound is OK, then you know it was either a corrupt install of Voice Buddy or a setting in the program needs tweaked
Mark

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Hey all, I've run into a few problems here. I'm an avid player of Neverwinter Nights, EverQuest, and EQ2. And recently I've hit some... issues.

Two nights ago on EQ2, I was running through a zone, when my screen blipped. it froze for about five seconds, flickered black just before un-freezing, and my toon's pet would be a few yards ahead. Well I figured it was just some weird game glitch or lag or something, since the zone in question isn't exactly well-known for its stability. So I log out and reboot.

I can't even get into the game. It halts at the character select, and the opening screen resembles what I can best describe as "polygon explosion". Just a mass of color and triangles. I bluescreen after a while, it tells me that an error involving nv4_disp.dll resulted in an infinite loop.

So the next thing I do after I reboot is run avg, it finds nothing out of the ordinary, then I run ad-aware and spybot, both of whom just pick up your every day "you've won a million dollars!" type spyware. So I shrug and fire up WMP to enjoy some music. Well I have the visualization active on WMP, and... well, same thing that was happening in the game, only five times worse, flickering, stuttering, freezing on and off. I eventually wrestled it to the ground, uninstalled it, reinstalled it, and slapped a new skin on that works just fine. I then went to nvidia.com and downloaded / installed the 77.77 drivers. I had been using the 77.72... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering in my games

Well I went in, uninstalled the drivers, rebooted, ran a driver cleaner, rebooted, reinstalled drivers, rebooted, no good.

Anyone, please?
 

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Hey I recently upgraded my operating system from windows 7 basic to ultimate but now my laptop freezes and stutters when i play videos or music while I search the web. I've used CCleaner to fix any registry errors there might be and updated my chipset drivers but still no solution. Can anyone help???

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Sometimes my computer would freeze or slow to a crawl, regardless of what I'm doing, even if it's idle. When it slows, the computer stutters every second or so (Task manager shows CPU usage go up and down every second) and everything takes a lot longer to open/close/etc. When restarting afterwards, sometimes I'd get "A disk read error occured, press ctrl alt del to restart", or it'll hang on "Detecting IDE Drives" and then it'd do this test thing and "Media test failure, check cable". I figure these are all related and it's the cause of faulty hardware, but I don't know what. Please help. OS vista home edition 32bit intel quad core q6600 WD 320gb sata-2 16m 3200ks HDD Corsair 4gb ddr2-800 dual xms RAM Thermaltake W0131RU 850w power supply Evga nvidia 680i motherboard
 

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Other than a few minor hiccups, the only issue I seem to be having after upgrading to Windows 8 is some freezing and very slow performance. I may right-click something, or open a window, and it might take minutes instead of a fraction of a second. Sometimes, Explorer will crash or freeze. Other times, video/picture thumbnails will not be present, or may take a very long time to show up. Sometimes, I will open a folder, and it will display as if it is empty, even if it is full of files.
My computer is very fast, so I am unsure of what might be causing this. I scanned my drivers for errors, but they seem to be alright.

Thanks in advance for any ideas/suggestions!

Windows 8 Pro x64
Intel Core i7 2600k
16 GB RAM
128 GB SSD
2 TB HDD, 1 TB HDD x2, 1 TB ext. HDD, 3 TB ext. HDD x2
GTX 670
Security: Bitdefender Total Security 2013

A:Freezing, Stuttering, and Crashing

Did you upgrade or do a clean install? I had similar issues when I ran in dual-boot mode and everything cleared up after I did a clean install. Check your drivers and be sure they're all up-to-date. Is your PC running hot? Does it always do the same thing or just after it's been running awhile?

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Hello,
I recently got a computer system of my father, [I have no idea what's been done with it in the past]

I would really appreciate it if you could help me sort the issues of it which are it being slow, and seeming to stutter / pause and jump forward. in games, sometimes in the browser and in YouTube videos. Its also extreemely noisy when Im playing games, im not sure if this has anything to do with it or not.

All i wish for, is the computer to let me play games such as World of warcraft without any issues, and use things such as facebook.

Here is the stuff i think i needed to add?
Code:


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: RADEON X850 XT Platinum Edition, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 302285 MB, Free - 171517 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0J3492
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled


and
Code:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 16:44:22, on 28/01/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost... Read more

A:Slow, Stuttering / Freezing.

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Hey, about a week ago, the mouse I use for my laptop started stuttering. At first I thought it was a problem with Minecraft, as it was only happening if I played Beta or Classic. But it later got worse, it started happening outside of Minecraft and the mouse often freezes completely, and I have to unplug and then plug the mouse back into the USB port. That works for up to several minutes max, then the lagging returns again. Sometimes the lagging even returns seconds after plugging the mouse back in. The built-in trackpad on the laptop doesn't seem to stutter or freeze, but using that is a pain and tedious when doing certain tasks.

I was using a Microsoft Intellipoint mouse at the time the problem started. And thought that it could be a driver issue and that the mouse drivers would've been be out of date. Turned out they were already up-to-date though, and the driver updates come through Windows Update. After that, I swapped mice. I got another mouse from my desktop PC, and hoped that would help fix the problem. Well, nope. I still get the same stuttering and freezes. And the mice seem to work normally on the desktop. I also tried blowing out the USB ports and adapters for the mice to see if dust was causing the problem. That didn't help either. Then I thought maybe it was the mouse pad I was using, but turns out that wasn't the problem either.

Edit: the LED lights on the second mouse remain lit even when the mouse pointer has frozen.

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A:Mice Stuttering and Freezing

Is there a chance that Windows Update has updated your graphics drivers? I have had Windows Update cause problems before if I let it update hardware drivers.
 

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Warning: semi long block of text ahead

plz help me out i am now running 7201 but have had this problem since windows 7 build like 6595 or whatever it was,. anyway my problem is that whenever i play online games like tf2 and l4d i get great ping usually like 50ish give or take but for some reason every few minutes or half hours depending on what it feels like that day my character and everyone else s will just freeze in place like my pc doesn't know what to do with them like its not frame-rate issues but rather a network issue i thought it was my router and network but i even got a brand new router and wireless adapter,. this didnt happen ever on vista so idk so in short my network basically stutters while playing online games and every once in a while ill get that yellow symbol on my network status next to the clock but i just have to wait a few seconds or disconnect and then reconnect so can someone plz help me ?

btw my old router was a linksys wrt54g and my new one is a d-link gaming router i have a linksys wifi usb adapter

A:Network stuttering and freezing

well, it turns out for some reason the lag spikes are only in tf2 as far as i no cause i was playing css fine,. however it still drops everyonce and a while and i cant find a fix for tf2

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Hi there,

I have been having problems with my desktop for the past 4-5 months, have tried so much and looked on almost
every thread relating to lag and stuttering without finding a solution.

I have had the PC for nearly 3 years, built myself.

Specs:
CPU: Intel i7 7700k ( swaped to a celeron G3930)
GPU: Geoforce 1070 (taken out for testing)
Motherboard: MSI z270 pro carbon (swaped to an ASUS prime z270-P for testing)
Power supply: EVGA Supernova 850 W Gold G2
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3000 MHz (tried individually)
Storage: Samsung 960 EVO M.2 (boot drive) and a Seagate BarraCuda

The problem occurs every 5-10 minutes with normal use, but every 20-30 seconds while playing games. This becomes more often for both the longer the computer is turned on for.

Things I have tried software wise:
-Clean install of windows 10
-Update/reinstall drivers for every component
-Change resolution and refresh rate of the monitor
-Disable prefetch and superfetch

There are no errors in event manager leading me to assume this problem is due to hardware. I have tried unplugging my GPU
and using my CPU's onboard graphics, the problem still occurs.

Screen recording of what the freezing looks like:

View: https://youtu.be/Q28k25lj8QQ

This problem 100% is not related to:
CPU
GPU
Motherboard
Loose cables
RAM

I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readings, everything looks very stable.
I have tested both my Storage devices and they show no e... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering with normal use

You post that the problem is 100% not ram however I do not see where you tested the ram and what you used to test? Unless you use something like memtest and or prime95 [ram test] for a minimum of 1hr, then you really do not know if the problem is ram or not.




I have checked the PSU readings in the BIOS, there are no anomalous readingsClick to expand...

While this has some validity, it does not test under a load [which is where a pw supply would most likely have problems]
If you want to test a pw supply, you use the motherboard mfg's monitoring software while running prime95, OCCT, or IBT [intel burn test] If by chance your board mfg does not have monitoring software [which I know asus has] then you can use the intel extreme tuning utility. The intel utility will both monitor and do a stress test.
 

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Every time I listen to music or watch a video my computer seems to freeze or stutter for just a second. During this time the music screeches and everything hangs. I don't know if this only occurs when listening to music or watching a video, but it is the only time I notice.

I have tried disk defrag, updating drivers, cleaning my registry, disabling AVG resident shield and nothing seems to work. It is getting really annoying, so if anyone has any suggestion please let me know and thank you in advance.

A:Computer Micro Freezing/Stuttering

Hi -

I suggest playing a song or video and shortly following the stuttering/freezing right- clicking on the taskmbar (at bottom) and selecting 'Task manager'.

This will open a new window in which J want you to switch to the 'Processes' tab at the top. Then expand the window and click on the bar that says 'Mem Usage'. The highest process should be listed at the top, in your reply post the top 4 processes along with their name and memory usage. It might be that your CPU is struggling to keep up.

Regards,

- Jon

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I have an HP ProBook 4540s that stutters when accepting input via both keyboard and mouse. This happens not just in windows, but also in the BIOS itself. Issue is also present when booting to safe mode, and in POST. I am a bit stumped, but I have run a memtest from the UBCD and it checked out fine, as did my HDD. Any ideas?
 

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I recently put together a HTPC out of some old parts, but when I try to stream videos from Hulu, Neftlix, and the likes, I get very poor performance. Netflix is watchable, with only occasional freezing, but the audio is slightly off sink from the video. Hulu on the other hand is extremely slow, and in full screen the video becomes a slideshow. Through the task manager, I can see that while streaming from Netflix I get around 60-70% CPU usage, while from Hulu I get a flat out 100%. I have installed available updates, including the most recent nVidia drivers, and flash 10.1, which is supposed to have GPU acceleration. Neither of those helped in the slightest bit.

Here are the specs:

Commell LV-670 ITX motherboard
Celeron 2.6
1 Gb DDR
GeForce 8400gs
Windows Server 2008

I know this is not a very powerful system, but it handles DVDs relatively smoothly, though there is still high CPU usage with them. I have tried multiple browsers as well, and have noticed no difference between them.

Any ideas on how to get GPU accelerated flash working, or how to improve streaming performance in general?

Thanks,

-TC
 

A:Video Streaming Stuttering/Freezing

sounds more like a network issue than anything... check for conflicts and update network drivers if necessary. i don't understand why CPU usage is so high but perhaps a network protocol or service is hogging res? download process explorer to get a better picture of what's going on why the streaming is running.
 

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Hi,

I'll try to keep this brief.

I purchased my HP Probook 4530s off my friend last week. Naturally, I formatted it to give a fresh install of Windows. Since then I have been having this issue:

Laptop freezing up - YouTube

Watch the video above, as you can hear the video lags/stutters as well as the sound 'buzzing'. The mouse lags across the screen and for some reason the internet disconnects during this time. The only way to fix this is to restart the laptop, although is happens again.

I have re installed Windows 3 times now and every time I get the issue.

I notice it the most under the following circumstances:

-Awaken PC from sleep mode
-Run laptop on battery power

In saying that, it is completely random. I was just in a Skype call on battery power and it was fine. I hung up and then rang someone again and it started freezing/buzzing/stuttering. The internet disconnected and I had to restart the laptop for fix it.

What on earth is causing this? The laptop worked perfectly before I formatted it the first time.

Specs:

W7
HP Probook 4530s
i5 2430m 2.4GHz
8 GB RAM
HD 6490


Please and thank you for anyone who can offer any advice!

A:Laptop Freezing/Stuttering Randomly During Use

I believe I have narrowed it down to my network card.

I guess it would make sense why the internet disconnects when I get those issues, but why would it freeze up my system?

I ran the DPC latency checker, and sure enough after 5 minutes on battery, I got the issue. I disabled things in device manager 1 by 1 and found when I disable my "802.11n Wireless LAN Card" the issue INSTANTLY goes away. Re-enabling it brings the issue back again.

I've tried updating the card's drivers yet it doesn't change the driver version of the card.

Help?

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Hey everyone, I reciently built a computer for a friend, and after everything was built, I installed a legal copy of Vista Home Premium on it. During the past few days though, the computer has begun freezing. It's not so much as a full system freeze, as a stuttering. Audio playback begins to loop, and you can't do anything, but after a little while, the system returns to normal.

I have installed the latest video drivers, but haven't been able to think of much more than that.

Here's a list of the hardware.

ECS P35T-A LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

EVGA 512-P3-N871-AR GeForce 9800 GTX(G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

FSP Group Blue Storm II 500W ATX 2.2 SLI Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Retail

Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E7200 - Retail

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ - Retail

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

LG 20X DVD?R DVD Burner w/ SecurDisc Tech Black SATA Model GH20NS15 - OEM

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Vista Freezing/Stuttering Issue

hi ya the first thing I see is the PSU way to small to run that Video Card your gana need some thing with 700w and 26A on the 12v rail your one has only 18A on it

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Alienware 17 R4 GTX 108016Gb Rami7-7820
Out of the box it would play games fine with no freezes.  Windows and Graphics drivers updated once connected to the web and then it started freezing for a couple seconds in Wildlands and Watchdogs 2.  It will also freeze in the Heaven benchmark from Unigine. It freezes for a couple seconds then will run for a couple seconds then freeze again.  The freezes become more and more frequent.
The freezes will occur in the Heaven benchmark even on lower graphics settings.
GPU Temps are 70C and under while this is happening.
What I've tried:
1. Windows reset.
2. Windows fresh install
3. Staying with previous Graphics driver
4. Disabling Geforce Sharing
The freezing is still there.

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Hi,

I'm having problems with my sound, i am getting a stuttering sound more and more frequently when watching videos online/dvds.

I have tried going into the device manager and updating my drivers in the sound section, but apparently they are up-to-date. Really don't know what to do next!

I have a Toshiba laptop, satellite series. I've had no joy on that website with support. I am using Windows 7.

Any ideas?!

Thanks!
 

A:Problems with sound when watching dvd, stuttering sound

Hmm well first of all Id make sure that you are experiencing this problem while watching dvds as well as online. The reason I say this is because if its just online it could be bandwidth and if its just the dvd, it could be the damaged media.

Assuming you are consistently having sound issues watching videos online and via dvd my first guess would be overheating.

Do you have the ability to play sound files without issues? Is the problem only with video?
 

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I received a new X1 Yoga roughly a week ago and have been having a consistent issue from day 1 wherein, at random (but frequent) intervals output to the display will freeze. I know the operating system hasn't hung, as I can use the keyboard or mouse to interact with the UI and hear audio feedback, but it's like the display completely stops refreshing and it frozen on a given frame for anywhere from 2 seconds to indefinitely. Once this issue starts, it seems to get worse and worse until one of these indefinite freezes. The freezes can always be recovered from by shutting the display, letting the laptop enter sleep mode, then re-opening, but usually re-occurs very shortly afterward. Extended diagnostics with the Lenovo diagnostic tool and memtest86 return no errors, and Lenovo support sent out a replacement NVMe SSD which failed to resolve the issue. For now I have escalated in MTSA again and am waiting for a response to see what their next idea is, but was curious if this issue sounds familiar to anybody else/if anyone may have a root cause? FWIW, I haven't been able to reproduce this issue in Linux, but it can be produced in windows (both fresh from MS and via Lenovo's restore image) in <10 mins, making it that much more frustrating to nail down which component may be acting up. Cheers!

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My computer has been having this issue since purchase. Occasionally, whatever it is that I am doing will become unresponsive for 1-3 seconds at a time. This occurs fairly often, at least once every 5-10 minutes or so, so this can become increasingly irritating. Sometimes this freezing will occur when i open a new link on an internet browser, try to run some software, etc and will make cause the computer to remain frozen until I hold the power button, either forcing it to turn off or enter sleep mode (system is unresponsive to CTRL+ALT+DEL command so this is my only option). Any insight on to what this issue could be? I should also mention that my device is out of warranty. Thanks. 

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i have had this problem for a while. i use media player classic, part of the k-lite codec pack. whenever i play a video within 10-20 mins the video starts to stutter, slowing down before completely stopping as if it had been paused. i have tried watching in windows media player also, the same thing happens.

i am using Catalyst 9.12 drivers.

i had this problem with my old video card (GeForce 8800GTS) too.

i have done some googling and other people have had this problem, for some it was their drivers. others have had success with changing the output settings under DirectShow Video in media player classic. i have tried that, but it still happens, so i am thinking it is definitely a driver issue.

has anyone else had this problem? and if so how were u able to solve it?
 

A:media players stuttering and/or freezing videos

Have you tried an alternative to WMP or Classic?
Jet Player or VLC?
The Jet Player seems to play almost anything that WMP won't, and it's got all the extra's like BBE and equalizer settings. ( see if you still have the same problems with Jet)
http://www.jetaudio.com/download/
 

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My new XPS 15 9560 is terribly slow and freezes, especially when using Chrome (I'm writing this using Edge)  I have only run Windows Update, installed Chrome (in admin account), created a regular user and logged into Dropbox under my regular user account.  I have run the dell diagnostics which reported no problems. 
The machine is unusable in Chrome and Edge stutters and lags also.  I'm incredibly  disappointed as this brand new machine, with virtually no software installed is even slower than the 5 year old machine it was to replace.
Any ideas?  Maybe I just need to return the machine and buy another brand.
And now the reCAPTCHA is freezing so I can't post this message.  ***!

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