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Computer Freezing :-(

Q: Computer Freezing :-(

Hey,

This is my first post with this site and I look forward to learning as much as I can and sharing my knowlegde with everyone else. The problem I am having well one of them anyway is PC freezing. Its at random times but only seems to be when playing games :-(. That for me is a big problem. I THINK the problem is that I am using a nvidia chipset and a ATI card but well see.

SPECS:


Asus A8N-SLI nForce4 SLI
AMD Athlon 64 3700+
Sapphire Radeon X1600XT 256MB PCI-E
Zalman CNPS9500 AM2 Heatsink (works great)
seagate 320GB HDD sata2
Western Digital 250GB sata2
Western Digital 120GB sata
OCZ 1GB (2x512MB) PC-3200 DDR400 Dual Channel
OCZ PowerStream 520W SLI
plus 6 fans to movve air around good quality fans


Now I did try and fix it myself but had no luck. It is currently overclocked a bit and temp is at 38C idle and maxed at 45C with load. I have reverted back to stock settings in bois and still deos not help just makes my computer slow. I can not update bois because there is no new ones and I have the latest drivers. My voltage is sitting at 1.47 and is automatic determind by my bois. I have done bench marks with 3d mark 06 and it geos though fine and I can do burn in test on all my hardware fine.

So why deos my games lock up when playing games and not when doing other things? and how to fix problem?

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Preferred Solution: Computer Freezing :-(

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

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

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

A: Computer Freezing :-(

Hi & Welcome to Techspot!!

What is your video card's temperature? Those X1600 cards tend to run a little hot :hotbounce

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

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

does this mean that my memory sticks are bad?
 

A:freezing computer.(memtest freezing aswell)

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

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

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

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

And I do not think that I have a Boot CD



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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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.

Also I noticed when my computer freezes, my ke... Read more

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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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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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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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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Hi, my computer i built myself is freezing all the time.

The idle temps right now in the summer are:
Motherboard: 74 C
CPU: 70C
Aux: 40C
GPU: 43C
Hard drive: 40 C

Are these too high?

I have a Coolermaster 690 case with 1 120 mm fan on the bottom, one 120 mm fan on the back and 2 fans on top.
 

A:Freezing computer, too hot?

70C is your CPU idle temp?That's very high for idle. What's your load temps like?

Which CPU and which cooler?
 

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Since this month started, my computer freezes constantly.  It has become nearly unusable, which is made worse by the fact that it is the only one I have, and cannot buy a new one until the end of the year.  (financial issues)
I keep having to restart it, but it doesn't help.
 
Any suggestions?

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Sorry for the delay in responding.  Do you still need assistance?
If so, what is the make and model of your system and which version of Windows do you have?

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Computer has been working wonderfully until recently it will freeze up, but not all the time, YET. Mouse will still work, but have to do ctrl/alt/delete to get out of everything, and then it takes a long time. When I get back on line, it comes back the way it was before.
My recent activities have been, long "memory lane" trips on Youtube. And openning something from a friend, that ended up to be an ad for weight loss with Fox News ads around it. She did not send it.
So after reading the special instructions, I have backed up my stuff, and did all the scans.
Thanks so much for your help!!!

Diane
Here they are:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:12:06 PM, on 3/9/2013
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
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Hi,

I have been referred here by an administrator from another thread I posted.

I have pasted parts of that thread here (in red) to give you a background to the problem:

A month or two my pc kept crashing and when I tried to reload I got the BOOTMGR IS CORRUPT. THE SYSTEM CANNOT BOOT. I basically turn PC of and on about 20 times and eventually it started working. Sometimes instead of that message it would say THE FILE HEADER CHECKSUM DOES NOT MATCH THE COMPUTED CHECKSUM. This kept happening with more and more regularity until I contacted Packard Bell who advised to restore to factory settings which I did.

PC worked fine for a month after but I have just returned from a weeks holiday and within five mins of turning PC on, it has happened again.

The problem is back in full force. Freezing, clear white screen then when I reset it either:

1. turns starts to load windows buit then resets itself repeatedly
2. Starts to load windows but then gives the BOOTMGR message
3. Starts to load windows but then gives the CHECKSUM message

One time it even said something about a disk not loading - cant remember the exact message, probably because of the descending red mist...

One time the freeze happened I was listening to Spotify and that kept playing perfectly, yet everything on screen was unresponsive (except the mouse cursor).

On the advice of an admin, I ran memory test, HD tests and then Malware. Upon running the malware scan it found this: TROJ_BHO.RKN

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A:Computer freezing

Hello, Welcome to TSF.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.

Please do not install or uninstall any programs, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments.
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Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix

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* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

IMPORTANT....

1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.

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I am getting only one adware being caught by Panda: adware:adware/block-checker
I can;t seem to find out where it is coming from. Somebody please help, here is my HTJ report.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:22:54 PM, on 5/4/2007
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\acs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Archivos de programa\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe
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Recently my computer started freezing it completely freezes and becomes unresponsive and I have to hold down the power button to reboot, so my first attempt was to scan the hardware I ran a Pc-Check diagnostics and all the hardware passed I then completely formatted the hard drive and restored the computer. Once Windows 7 completely installed I installed the missing wireless driver however, after using the computer for about 15min it froze again. I then disassemble the laptop and did some internal cleaning I blew out the dust from the heat sink and applied new thermal paste to the processor. Even after that the problem still remains. Now there is a catch when I boot the computer in safe mode it doesn't freeze even after leaving it on for 5hrs so I don't know what the problem is in normal boot. Your help is kindly appreciated thanks.
Specs
Toshiba Laptop
Model L505-S5984
Windows 7 SP1 64-bit
WD 320 GB HDD
2X4GB DDR3 Memory = 8GB
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6500
 

A:Computer Freezing

When you did the re-install of Win7 did you also add any security software?

If it was just Windows 7 with nothing else added then I would suspect a hardware problem, start by running an extended test on the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostics.

Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturer's diagnostics for ISO (CD) not the one for Windows.
When the download is complete right click the file and select Extract Here and burn the image to a CD.
In Windows 7 right click the extracted file, select Open With, then select Windows Disc Image Burning Tool then follow the prompts. For all other versions of windows (if you do not have an ISO burner) download this free software. ImgBurn
Install the program and start the application. Select the top left hand option to burn image file to disk and then on the next window click on the small yellow folder icon and browse to the file you have downloaded from the links below. Then click on the two grey discs with the arrow in between (bottom left) and leave it to complete the operation.
Boot the PC into the Bios setup and set the CD/DVD drive to 1st in the boot sequence. Insert the disk in the drive then reboot and the disc will load into dos.
Excelstore Use EStest CD image
Hitachi/IBM Use the Drive Fitness Test - CD Image.
Seagate, Samsung, Maxtor & Quantum Follow links for SeaTools
Western Digital
Toshiba/Fujitsu
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I would like to start by saying ANY help at all with this problem would be life-saving.

So this is my problem a few days ago for no apparent reason my computer started freezing. This doesnt occur during any specific time but a few times I have experianced are

1. Right when windows finishes loading and my desktop appears
2. While surfing the internet
3. While watching a youtube video
4. While playing a flash game

It occurs during all these times but MUCH more frequently while playing World of Warcraft. I have 3.5 gigs of RAM and a nvidia 8400 not the best system but i have never had problems running the game before.

The weird part is this, sometimes I will be able to play World of Warcraft for hours on end with no lag at all. Other times I will have to restart my computer several times in a row (sometimes as many as 15-20 before I just give up!) Many times this occurs within 1-2 minutes of loading World of Warcraft (sometimes even at the login screen) but I have played for 1/2 to 2 hours before it occured many times before.

If it does freeze while playing WoW these are some things I noticed.

1. My player continues to move in the direction he was moving during the freeze. (If I was moving)

2. All the other players / effects around me continue uninterupted. (example players can still attack me while I am frozen)

3. My keyboard and Mouse have no function. Neither work at all.

4. Windows shuts down properly if I hit the power button.

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A:Computer Freezing like I've never seen before.

what are you running
video card
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
wattage

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

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I have had an issue with my computer freezing. I reinstalled Windows yesterday. All seems to be running well. However, when I try to burn a CD the computer hangs halfway through. The software is compatible so I don't expect this to be the problem.

I don't appear to have any viruses or other issues.

Could this be a problem with my power supply? I though a dying power supply would cause a reboot, not a hang.

Windows XP Pro
Athlon XP 1900
2x 512MB DDR Ram
180 GB HDD
250 GB HDD
24x Burner
DVD Burner
DVD Drive
Enermax 450W PS

Thanks all.
 

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My computer freezes once a day. What can I do to stop this?
 

A:my computer keeps freezing

youx08
There can be many reasons for a system to lock-up\freeze as you say.

1) Software conflicts including unwanted programs, viruses\spyware
2) Network problems
3) Hardware limitations
4) Hardware failures

Just to name a few.
In order to even start to whittle the pile down and offer suggestions we would need to know the hardware specifications\configuration of your system, the software programs\environment your system has loaded and are using, and what type of internet connection you use.
For instance I had a system that locked up after several hours of use. This system was failing due to RAM\virtual memory limitation. Also had another that locked when two programs were open at the same time.

Dave
 

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Hey guys, my computer has recently started to freeze quite a bit.
It is mostly when i have a few programs running at once, but I dont see why this is a problem. I have 512 mb of RAM installed... on average when my computer freezes my ram defragmentor in my desktop tray says i have over 300 Mb free.
I have also tried reinstalling my graphics card and drivers, as i had a similar problem before and that's what fixed it, but no dice this time.
Any ideas?

Running athlon 3100+, geforce 4 mx 440 card, 512 mb ram, seagate 40 gb drive

thanks
 

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can somebody please help me...
 

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Hello everybody, I have a problem.

Multiple times per day, my computer freezes for a few seconds, and it seems to be because my graphic cards is having a seizure (sometimes I get the message saying my Nvidia card crashed). It never happen when I'm watching a movie or playing a game, in fact, it only happens when I switch pages on the internet or open up something else.

Any ideas what might be causing the problem? Thank you for your time.
 

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did you try restarting your pc
 

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K, I was downloading a large file online, then my computer just froze up, I tried everything to get out of it but it just stayed frozen. So, I had no choice but to un-plug the battery and AC plug (it's a notebook). When I turned the computer back on it went immediately to the screen where you have the choice of either starting in safe-mode, start back to the last good settings, or start normally. I choose to start normally and it just froze and did nothing. I restarted the computer to try safe-mode, if froze when I tried starting in safe mode. Since I can't do anything about the computer because it keeps freezing when I try to start it what do I do? Oh, and I'm posting this on another computer at my local library just if you wondered how I'm on the internet. Please help.

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Hello?

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Basically for the past few days my computer freezes after logon.

Like i can move my mouse but nothing i click on will respond and programs wont load.

Computer works in safe mode fine however its annoying to use safe mode for computer use...

Used system restore, and chkdsk but i cant seem to fix this problem.

A:Computer keeps freezing

Restart the computer, at the Advanced Boot Menu (Safe Mode etc) choose Fix My Computer. Windows will try to fix the error, if that fails, Boot into Safe Mode hit CTRL+ALT+DEL and go to the Task Manager/File/New Task(run) type explorer.exe and hit enter. You should get your desktop back. If that fails, in Task Manager/File/New Task type SFC /scannow and hit enter, put your 7 DVD in and it will take any files that it is missing from the DVD.

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Everything is working fine. Then my computer freezes. It happens constantly. I'm not overheating because it also freezes when my temperature is below 120 farenheit.

I have windows xp professional, sp2, 512 mb of ram. and 2.8 ghz. compaq presario 6000t. and a 150 watt power supply.

A:Computer freezing

did you say 150 watt power supply?

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I am having a problem with Windows 7 freezing. It will do it at any particular program running the mouse still moves and sound continues to work however you cannot change windows or close programs. If you hit CTRL ALT DEL and try to start task manager the screen turns black. It comes back after 2-3 minutes like nothing happened.

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Quote: Originally Posted by dsndsn


I am having a problem with Windows 7 freezing. It will do it at any particular program running the mouse still moves and sound continues to work however you cannot change windows or close programs. If you hit CTRL ALT DEL and try to start task manager the screen turns black. It comes back after 2-3 minutes like nothing happened.



In order to find out what is causing it you need to type eventvwr in search. go to the windows logs>application tab. Look for errors (they have red in the left column) that have app hang, app crash, etc. when you find them and there is alot of data. Use the snipping tool to make a screen shot and the attachment icon to upload it to us

See pics

Ken J+

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Every now and then my computer just freezes. I can open the start menu with the keyboard but can't use arrows to go up and down.
I'm running on Windows XP.
Normally this never happens. Alot of the time it also freezes when I skip a song on WMP using the keyboard.
I also tried to run a keygen once I did nothing happened and it dissapeared. Might have something to do with it?
Any tips what I can do to fix this?
My computer has Intel Pentium D Processor 920 with 2 x 2.8 Ghz, 1024MB RAM, 250GB Hardrive so shouldn't have problems multi tasking but lately it does.

Thanks
 

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Hey guys i am hoping to find a solution to a problem with my computer.

Basically it is continually freezing, like non stop and i have to restart the computer everytime it does it. I managed to run a few test such as hw monitor, all temps are fine. Also ran an intel burn trst and my cpu ran fine on all 5 teat on both notmal loading and also maxing on cpu. I have tried running further diagnostics but now my computer freezes withing 5 minutes of startup so i cant run nor even get the chance to download the software. To add to that i have cleaned the entire inside of the computer, the cpu fan was extremely dirty so i thought i had fixed the problem when i cleaned the heck out of it, however this has not solved it. And lastly i have taken out slots of ram one at a time and ran the computer to test for ram failure and this didnt solve it unless by some miracle chance all 3 sticks or ram have failed at once. Anyone know what else could cause it, oh and sometimes it gets past the freezing to the point it goes to the blue screen of death.

Any help would be great.

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Heres my Specs
Windows XP Home SP2
Powersupply: Antec SmartPower 500 Watt
Motherboard: ASUS PND5-SLI socket 775
Processor: P4 3.2 Hyperthreading Tech
Video Card:FXF Geforce 6800 Extreme
Memory: 1GB GSkill 533
Harddrive: 2X 250GB Hardrives
PCI Cards: 1 firewire card
Expansion bay: 1X dvd/cd-burner
Case: coolermaster celeron /with front and rear fans.

This Mostly happens when im playing games, but what happens is it freezes. Then I restart then it cant make signal to the monitor. So I take out the video card, then put it back in, and it boots up. But if I do it right after the comp freezes, it usually freezes again right when I get into windows, but if I wait a while it runs longer. Also sometimes I get this error on boot up: "Warning! Now system is in safe mode please re-setting cpu or memory frequency in the CMOS setup" I don?t know how to do this, so I ignored it.

It?s been getting worse, every time it happens it seams to happen sooner and sooner after waiting to boot it up again.

Thanks,
Billy

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Hi and Welcome to TSF

Your video card may be the culprit. Do you have another you can use to see if the issue is still present?

Is the system overclocked?

You may also want to test you memory. Try Windows Memory Diagnostic Test
http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp


The Windows Memory Diagnostic tests the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer for errors. The diagnostic includes a comprehensive set of memory tests. If you are experiencing problems while running Windows, you can use the diagnostic to determine whether the problems are caused by failing hardware, such as RAM or the memory system of your motherboard. Windows Memory Diagnostic is designed to be easy and fast. On most configurations, you can download the diagnostic, read the documentation, run the test and complete the first test pass in less than 30 minutes.

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I have a Compaq Presario 7000. It has XP Pro with 256MB RAM. For some reason the computer freezes after 30 minutes or so of being powered on. I thought it was bad RAM.

I remove the old ram and replace with new one and still does it.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

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Test for overheating.

Pull the side cover and place a small desk type fan blowing air into the case. If it stops, you have found the cause; overheating.

If that does not work, restart the system in safe mode. While in safe mode run an app that will stress the system like prime95. If it runs prime95 for an hour or two without errors, you have a problem with a driver, software app, etc. If it locks up in safe mode, you have a hardware issue.
 

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For about a week now my computer has been freezing to the point where the only things I can do are: open up my task manager, move my mouse and sometimes close windows. Spybot S+D along with Avira AntiVir are use on a regular basis to keep my risks low. Despite my efforts I have realized after using UniBlue my system has been found to have over 700 problems. Here is my HJ log, and I would also like to ask if you want me to purchase the full version of the UniBlue thing to fix those errors if necessary.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:09, on 2009-04-07
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
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im not a computer buff, so when answering this please try use simple terms. i recently put in a dvd/ cd drive, and loaded the additional software that came with it. but since then when i play games like alias, sims2 and tomb raider after about 30min of play it freezes, not only the game but the computer too, ctrl, alt, del doesnt work only reseting the computer does. pls help!!!!
 

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your graphics card is probably a low end card and cannot keep up with the high end graphics of most games.
 

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

Any ideas why it's freezing?
 

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This computer keeps freezing and usually I have to disconect power and re start. I did ccleaner and I have ran a virus scan and as far as I know everything was ok anybody have any ideas why it keeps freezing. Also on start up occasionaly I get a blue screen about checking discs and something and I don't know what it is for seeings as it usually takes a minute or two and then goes on about starting up. Any help will be great. Thanks for reading!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 9:44:03 AM, on 1/6/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NMSSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
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I am having the same problem that azalya20 posted in April. There was not a response to her post.

I bought this computer from a friend about two months ago. It worked good until about three weeks ago when it started to have trouble keeping my internet signal and it would say recover webpage. I just figured it was being to far away from the signal. Then last week when I was online it started to make a buzzing noise when the audio was on and it competely froze for the first time. I had to turn it off with the power button. Then later when I tried to turn it back on, before it booted up, on the black screen it said to do a scan or something and I did. It ran the scan and it started to say file unreadable at about file # ???181and all after that. Then it froze and I had to turn it off by button again.
Later I tried again with the same result but finished the scan and it worked ok for a few days, every once in a while it would freeze and I would have to restart it with button again. Now its freezing a lot, about every 5 minutes. When I turn it back on I get the screen that gives open in 3 different safe modes or open normally. It doesn't give the option to do the scan again. I have tried opening in all 3 safe modes and I have gotten nowhere. I have done AVG anti-virus scan and other reports and scans in the control panel admin tools, etc., but nothing comes up as having a problem. I went to Windows tech help and used their "fix-it" download. It scanned and said th... Read more

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I have no idea what's wrong, but a week ago, my computer just started to randomly freeze on me. I don't know why since I didn't do anything out of the ordinary either. It's becoming more frequent, like 4-5 times a day. The only reason I can think of as to why this is happening is that awhile ago, my friend sent me a picture, and I accepted it, not knowing that it was a MSN virus. However, someone from another forum helped me get rid of it, and it seem to be working fine until now.And also, when I try opening my task manager with the CTRL+ALT+DELETE, the task manager pops up, but just a part of it. It looks like this:Please help, I would really appreciate it

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Hello bloo and welcome,Do you know what the name of the virus that caused the problems was? You could try the system file checker to repair windows system files. Start run sfc /scannow

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heyy guys this is my first post so i'll try and be as helpful as i can!

Home built Pc;
Windows Xp servive pack 2
AMD athlon (tm) 64x2 dual core processor
ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics
Realtek high definition audio
for some reason my computer will randomly freeze, at first i blamed it on Sims three, was having no issues with computer until i installed the new expansion back that was when it started freezing, so i uninstalled sims three (making sure i got all the sims files) however the freezing issue persists. usually when im using two or more programs or windows media player. ive run several intensive antivirus checks and found a trojan horse which was quickly removed- and well still it crashes.

Windows is fully up to date and the computer is just over a year old!
i would love any suggestions as its driving me nuts and ive got an essay to write!

Thanks!
 

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My computer freezes mostly when Im playing a game on steam and I'm on skype videochatting. Although I just did that the other day and it didnt freeze. When I got off the game I went to go download another one and still while on skype and then it froze. It did that one more time when I tried downloading another game afterwards. So I assume its not overheating when it kinda does it at certain times. Although, sometimes it'll even freeze when I'm just watching anime online. It also freezes rarely when I'm not even doing anything on it, because I always leave my computer on cx I know I should turn it off tho when I'm not using it, but I at least doubt its overheating. I don't know if it could be a virus or maybe I need to update drivers again? I updated my drivers a while ago burt whatever thing my brother told me to download said I had more updates but it didnt seem important, since it was only for like audio or small things.

A:Computer keeps freezing

1.  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.
 
2.  Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download.  

 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
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I know this is an old post but i was haveing a similar problem and i have the same mobo that he does. Not sure if thats the problem or not though. My computer does the same thing it will freeze 10-15 minutes after start up about 50% of the time, no mater what im doing. the mother board is a LANPARTY UT CFX3200 with antec 650 power supply so i really dont think its power that is the issue. It also i running 3 H.D.D pata and a ati x1900xtx for video. Also i have noticed that this setup shares some IRQ's however i know this is not always an issue i thought i would include it.

IRQ18 ALi PCI to USB open host controller
IRQ18 ALi PCI to USB open host controller
IRQ18 ALi PCI to USB open host controller
IRQ19 Radeon X1900 series
IRQ19 Marvell Yukon 88e8053 PCI-E gigabit ethernet controller
IRQ19 Linksys Wireless-G PCI network adapter with speedbooster
IRQ19 ULi SATA/RAID controller (M1575/M1697)
IRQ21 VIA OHCI compliant IEEE 1394 host controller
IRQ21 Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High Definition Audio

Hope this helps maybe we both will figure out whats going on.
 

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