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Computer completely freezes up on start upi

Q: Computer completely freezes up on start upi

Hi im currently using a HP computer running vista.
When i hit the on button for my computer it turns on although absolutely nothing loads up.
The "Loading Light" doesn't flicker or anything.
The monior that im using is definetely not the problem as i've plugged it into a laptop and works perfectly fine.

I have tried turning i on/off multiple times and also unplugging etc etc. I have no clue what is wrong, could someone please help me.

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Preferred Solution: Computer completely freezes up on start upi

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Hi all,For several months my PC has been frustratingly slow. However, I have dealt with it. Now however, when I click on "start" my PC will completely freeze, not allowing me to access anything. When closing programs, the desktop slowly scrolls back onto the screen instead of instantly appearing. I wish there was more details to share but there is none to my knowledge. I have recently ran spybot S&D and ran a virus scan but it has not helped. I have followed the instructions on the preparation post and here is the data in the DDS log. I am attaching the other log files as well. Thanks for your help in advance. I know you all do quality work as I have used this site in the past for a different PC.------------- DDS log file -----------------DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Whitney at 22:05:47.95 on Mon 12/14/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.510.109 [GMT -6:00]AV: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {918A2B0B-2C60-4016-A4AB-E868DEABF7F0}FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:�... Read more

A:Computer slow at all times. Ocassionaly freezes. Clicking on start often freezes system completely.

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until ... Read more

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Sometimes, out of the blue while playing a game, my computer decides to completly freeze on me. My music stops playing, everything is froze, even my mouse won't move. I have a fairly new computer, about 6 months old, and wondering why it would be doing this. The only game it seems to do it in is flash based, so I was thinking that might be the problem.

Could the problem be that I got a different kind of RAM then what came with the computer? It's an Alienware computer, so if there is a problem in the hardware side I would hope this could be the only thing wrong with it.

So, what other info do you guys need to see, I am completly stumped as to how to fix this problem.

A:Computer Freezes Completely

Hi,

You reallly need to list your specs including motherboard, cpu, video card, brand name and wattage of your power supply, drives....etc. etc. etc....you get the picture.

In the meantime, I would suggest that you monitor and list your temps for at-rest and under-stress usage. Another crucial area is that you need to check your voltages for this computer. Most modern day motherboards (since we don't know what you have, can't tell) have a program that will tell these readings. However, if yours does not, here are a couple of free programs that will help.

Sandra Lite Utility

http://www.download.com/3000-2086-10018691.html

or

Speedfan will tell you the temperatures and a whole lot more. It's free

http://www.sofotex.com/SpeedFan-download_L4655.html

or

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

This information should help us to pinpoint possible causes of your problem.

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Hello,

My pc keeps freezing after the start up, even in safe mode it freezes which leads me to believe that the problem is hardware related ?!

I have changed my memory ram sticks, I have re installed windows 7, i have checked all fans ( they all seem to work), and the computer just freezes, nothing works, not even the task manager, or the light on caps lock. Although when it freezes I notice a difference in the noise that the computer makes.

System:

AMD Athlon II X2 250 processor - 3.0 Ghz
4 Gb ram
Ati radeon HD 5400 series

And I am using Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

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hello all!

my computer has recently started randomly freezing, when it started i system restored but the problem continues. when its happened ive been on youtube a few times, just generally using my pc and it's just done it at windows sign on screen whilst i was still signed on ( you know windows key + l "switch user" )

when it freezes, i cannot access ctrl alt delete or do anything. sound stops also

specs
q6600 @ 3.0ghz
4gb corsair xms2 ram
9800gtx+
samsung spinpoint F1 1tb
abit ip35 pro xe
soundblaster xfi
corsair tx650w

also can anyone recommend a good program to check my temps with? i am pretty sure they're ok but ill check anyway

cheers guys
 

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Ok, I didn't see anything that matched my problems, so I'm posting it here.

First off

WinXP Home
HP Pavilion XL753 (old, I know)
1 Gig Ram

My computer will freeze for a full minute to two minutes, and then free up for about 5 seconds, and then freeze again. I lose all interenet connection and most programs I run crash.

Here is my HiJackThis log..any help would be appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:44:17 PM, on 7/10/2006
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:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\xampp\apache\bin\apache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\xampp\mysql\bin\mysqld-nt.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\FSCBoss\FSCBoss.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\INCRED~1\bin\IMApp.exe
C:\Program Files\xampp\apache\bin\apache.exe
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A:Computer completely freezes

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Hi there people, don't know if this is the right section of the forum for this thread. But since i've got no idea what the hell is happening, i figured this should do it. My computer completely stops! It freezes and nothing works. My mouse don't work i can't even turn my NUM LOCK on/off. Also i hear a strange noise (not in the cpu, but in my headphones) after that happens. The only thing i can do is turn off my computer. But one thing i've noticed is that after this happens, when i try to turn my pc on again, it doesn't make that *bip* from the boot. So i have to turn it off and on again, and when it boots for the first time, after this event, it freezes again while booting... So i turn it off/on again, and it works ok. At least for a while Please guys, i need help! My specs are: Asus P8H61, I5-2300, Radeon HD 5670, 2x4gb Kingstom. Sorry for bad english

A:Computer COMPLETELY freezes!

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Whenever i log in to my user shortly after i click a program shortcut or open the start menu the system freezes. my cursor still moves, i don't get the blue screen, i have no viruses, i can't open the task manager, i have to turn off the computer manually, and it still works in safe mode. I have a dell dimension 8400 running windows xp home service pack 3 any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi so I have had this alienware computer for about 7 years now. My computer has been having these random freezes for the past few weeks where I would need to force restart the computer (can't task manager etc), (mouse won't move). After restarting the computer I will get 5 slightly fast beeps. After leaving it alone for a while and trying again the computer works like normal. However this problem is really annoying especially when gaming. I have no idea what I should do exactly. Since my computer is quite old I'm not sure whether I should buy a whole new computer or just replace parts (I bought a new hard drive about a year ago). I am also using Windows 10.

I really appreciate the help
 

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My computer has been completely freezing seemingly on random intervals. I noticed I had the win32/tenga virus a few days ago when the crashing began and hopefully removed it completely with avast, malwarebytes and spybot s&d.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 16375 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480, 1535 Mb
Hard Drives: (ssd) C: Total - 122001 MB, Free - 15464 MB; (was external hdd, now internal) H: Total - 1764710 MB, Free - 219007 MB;
Motherboard: EVGA, X58 SLI FTW3
Antivirus: None

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:04:35 PM, on 5/28/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16483)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Users\MuuniaPC2.0\procexp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trillian\trillian.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Razer Lycosa\razerhid.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Razer Lycosa\razertra.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\RaidCall\raidcall.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
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A:computer completely freezes randomly

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I know similar problems have been reported on this forum and all over the web, but still I would like to share my experience and hear others' opinions about it, as in this case, maybe the problem starts from the NIC.



System:

MB: ASUS M5A97 R2.0
CPU: AMD FX 4100 Quad Core 3.60 GHz
RAM: 8 GB (2x4GB) 1866MHz
GRAPHICS: ATI Radeon 4850 HD
HD: 2 TB
NIC: (Integrated) Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller


OS: Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit



The problem:

Computer becomes completely unresponsive; no BSOD, no error dialogs nor any sign of computer being informed about it's own unresponsiveness, it simply won't do anything and won't obey to any keyboard command. The only option is hard reset, after which everything works fine before next freeze.

Time between log-on and freeze varies.

I don't know how to describe the problem more clearly, please ask if anything is unclear.



The story:

I built this computer about a month ago. Very soon, I started to come up to abovely described problem 2 or 3 times a day.

At first I assumed it had something to do with watching videos online with Google Chrome as several times the crash coincided with youtube or similar websites running on one of the tabs. I also uninstalled Internet Download Manager as some would complain it was crashing their browsers (but obviusly that's a different problem and has something to do with its broswer integration feature, which I had disabled anyway).

Later I was convinced (by this thread: http:/... Read more

A:Computer freezes completely when using uTorent, IDM etc.

Well thats a looooong story

In short it would really help if you could use this tool to post all the files here..

We will have a look

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Hello all I really need some help im sure I have some sort of virus here is my log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:47:30 PM, on 1/9/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRshutA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\Wcescomm.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\rapimgr.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.comcast.net/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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Please any help is greatly appreciated
 

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Hi everyone,

I ran ADW about a week ago, and it was not-responding and froze my computer. I ran 2 different times today, and it was also not-responding and again completely froze my computer when cleaning. I had to hard boot, because I had no choice.
1.Does anybody else experience this trouble with ADW, or just me??

2. Is there other source, not bleeping computer, to download it from, or it would not make any difference???

My Norton says ADW is safe for downloading. But it's unusable at this point.

Thanks for your help in advance, guys.
 

A:ADWCleaner completely freezes my computer

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



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



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

A:Computer completely locks up (freezes)

This is a Custom-built system then. Sounds like your Power Supply is undersized for a custom-build Six-Core in my opinion. What Brand and Model is your Supply? Also, what Make/Model is your hard drive. That's the most common cause of freezing. Download Seatools or Datalifeguard from my signature and test. Also, download and Run Memtest. Corsair RAM is good; make sure to run it for at least 24 hrs. continously with no external usb devices other than usb keyboard or mouse plugged into computer.

You're troubleshooting leaves a little room to improve--so post back your results of those tests and we'll advise you further. This problem is more endemic of OEM (brand-name) built desktops and laptops after they get to be about 3 yrs. old or more.

BIGBEARJEDI

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Please help with this problem. The computer randomly freezes and has to be turned off. I have run the trendmicro online virus scan, adaware, spybot and microsoft's antispyware program and cleaned up what I could. Here is the hijack this log.
(also curious to know your thoughts on microsoft's antispyware program)

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 8:23:55 AM, on 1/25/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X5100 Series\lxbabmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X5100 S... Read more

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Hello, I am having problems with my computer where it will freeze and not respond to anything I do short of a hard restart.
Everything is frozen, my mouse won't move, no buttons work either. Everything just stops.
It happens in a variety of situations: -While playing video games
-While running AdAware or Ewido security scans
-While mixing down the music I write in nuendo

Any help is greatly appreciated!
 

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Hello, I have some sort of virus, that starts to freeze up my computer, it won't allow me to start any anti virus program, and my internet freezes up a few minutes after I reboot.I am currently running in safe mode, still can't load Norton anti virus.Can someone please instruct me what to do? Also, after I fix the problem, what are the best anti virus, malware, adware, and spyware programs to install?Here is my Hijackthis:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:14:06 PM, on 8/17/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:WINDOWSSystem32smss.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32winlogon.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32services.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32lsass.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exeC:Program FilesLavasoftAd-AwareAAWService.exeC:WINDOWSExplorer.EXEC:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exeC:Program FilesTrend MicroHijackThisHijackThis.exeR0 - HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain,Start Page = http://google.com/O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:Program FilesCommon FilesAdobeAcrobatActiveXAcroIEHelperShim.dllO2 - BHO: XML module - {500BCA15-57A7-4eaf-8143-8C619470B13D} - C:WINDOWSsystem32msxml71.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWindows LiveWindo... Read more

A:Computer completely freezes up after 10min

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I'll ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2Link 3Important!You should NOT use Combofix unless you have been instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is intended by its creator to be used under the guidance and supervision of an Malware Removal Expert, not for private use.Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Make sure that you save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools

Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.

As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.

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Okay well, to put it shortly, I'm not too sure what to do with this issue I have. I recently upgraded both my motherboard to an Asus M5a99FX PRO R2.0 and my CPU to an AMD FX 8350 and I've been experiencing some complete freezes playing games like Battlefield 4, Shadow Warrior and Skyrim. In my old build (with a Gigabyte 880GM-USB3L and a Phenom II x4 955BE) the same games would perform okay and I never really experienced any crashes or freezes.

The problem now is that at what are apparently random intervals no longer than 15 minutes during gaming my cpmputer will completely freeze, audio stops, I cannot open the task manager and I even tried toggling Caps Lock and the LED on my keyboard wouldn't toggle. I would leave it stuck there for a couple of minute but nothing would happen, forcing me to hard reset the system.

I can use the computer for regular browsing and video streaming (I think I can alsop play some older games without freezing) without freezes too, which is kind of odd.

My PC specs would be:
OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bitMobo: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0CPU: AMD FX-8350 (not overclocked)GPU: Nvidia GTX 660Ti GC 3GB (not overclocked either)Memory: 2 modules of some 4GB Kingston KVR1333D3N9/4G
PSU: Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W
HDD: Seagate ST2000DM001 (2TB)
So far what I've done to try to find a solution to the freezing is rolling back video drivers, then installing the most recent ones again, upgrading to the most recent version of the BIOS for my mobo and my chipset drivers,... Read more

A:Computer completely freezes when gaming

Check Asus for updated motherboard driver's and uefi updates. Also, after that check for video card driver updates and game updates. Also, you may need to manually enter your correct ram timings in the uefi. Here's the download link for your mobo for 8.1 drivers, software and uefi : ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download M5A99FX PRO R2.0

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Hello... I'm pretty sure my computer has gotten a hold of something pretty toxic as it has been freezing uncontrollably for the last few weeks. Not to sound too dramatic, but it's looking pretty hopeless. I was on the internet one day and all of a sudden everything froze. I couldn't move the mouse, ctrl alt del did not work and basically I ended up having to push the shutdown button. Ever since then, every time I start my computer it instantly freezes. I can now only access my computer in safe mode.So far, I have tried to run avast, spybot, and ccleaner, all which end up freezing before the scan/cleaning is done.Browsing forums, it was suggested I try hijackthis and post it on here. So...if anyone can help me sort all this out it would be greatly appreciated.Thanks,MichelleLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:05:01 PM, on 5/12/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exeR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAss... Read more

A:Computer freezes completely! Please help analyze my HijackThis log!

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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Ive been struggling with this for a while now and was unable to find any solution.
The problem is such:
One day out of no where my logitech camera software started freezing my computer. This means i couldnt do absolutely anything but restart. I removed the camera software, and now i dont have an IMAGING DEVICES tab in Device Manager but that may be normal, just thought id mention it.

I have tried reinstalling the software many times with the same result. I ran programs such as Registry Reviver to try and solve the issue.

The camera itself works well, i have installed in on another computer to test.

Today i found a forum that advised me to run Command Prompt in administrator mode and type
sfc/scannow

This scan concluded that there are corrupt files but the Windows Resource Protection could not fix them. It recorded these results in a log, which i posted below.

I really hope someone can help me with this, its important that i get this webcam running on my main computer.

Also it wont allow me to even reinstall the webcam software anymore cos it freezes when close to completion.

LOG:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/oqtgz2e1lf9yq31/CBS.log?dl=0

My system specs are:

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (Service pack 1)
Intel Core i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz 3.20GHz
RAM 8GB
BIOS American Megatrends Inc. P2.20, 7/7/2014
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
 

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My friend gave me his computer claiming it just "randomly froze not allowing him to do anything". I left it on for a couple days surfed the net and used some applications... nothing. He later told me it usually happened when he was viewing myspace. So i started randomly opening myspace pages. Sure enough, when i open some random myspace pages, his computer will completely freezes. I am unable to move the mouse or use the keyboard. I've tried waiting hours and days for it to unfreeze but it won't. The only thing that works is a hard reset by holding the power button down for a good 5 seconds and then turning it back on. Also, this may be important. Whenever the computer completely freezes up, the lights on my USB drive and USB mouse go out. If i try to plug in any new USB device, it doesn't light up, seemingly not receiving power but the computer is still on.

At first I thought it was just a browser issue. Probably a firefox bug or something it seemed. However, i also eventually got this to happen in IE as well.

I've eliminated the following as the source of the problem:
Specific browser (it does it in firefox and ie)
Java
Flash
Shockwave
Malware

I've uninstalled completely everyone of those and the problem still occurs in both firefox and IE. Also, nothing is ever logged in event viewer when this happens. It just completely freezes up, i'm unable to do anything and when i reboot, event viewer has nothing for me. Doesn'... Read more

A:Computer Completely Freezes When Viewing Myspace

Cookies?

Louis

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Ok about a week ago i bought a new video card. It is a EVGA Geforce GT 220 1gb ddr3 pci express card. I uninstalled the drivers from my old card, installed the new card and the new drivers, etc. Basically followed all the right instructions. Now here is my problem: The card came with a disc for drivers, etc. and it also has an overclocking utility. So, just say i turn my computer on and try starting a game like...Fallout 3(good game ) It will start fast and i can load my saves and play the game, however, as i start playing the screen in-game will start to flash little colored squares and dots all over the place and even some of the walls, etc. go static sort of. However, there is no framerate issues whatsoever. It plays as if nothing is wrong and yet the screen is messed up. Now here's the weird part, if i open the overclocking utility and max out the GPU clock, shader clock, fan speed, and set the memory clock to around 950-1000 then the screen problem in the games disappears and doesn't come back...however, this only works once maybe every day. If i shut the computer down and back on and set the overclock to the exact same settings and try and start the games, the screen will suddenly flash black then pixelate very badly and the computer itself freezes. What the HELL IS GOING ON? Why will the overclock fix the problem one minute but then make a bigger problem the next? Can someone plz help! thanks in advance... P.S.: I am running WINDOWS VISTA ULTIMATE 32 bit OS.... Read more

A:My Screen Pixelates and completely freezes my computer...what the %&#!

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6350 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8092 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 952889 MB, Free - 421403 MB; D: Total - 228933 MB, Free - 228810 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., M5A97 LE R2.0
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

My computer freezes at completely random times even when i am not currently using it. Even when the monitors have gone to sleep it will sometimes freeze and they will not wake back up. I can not do anything at all when it freezes except hold the power button until it turns off. I can not find anything that could be triggering this and am wondering if somebody knows a way to find out why it is doing this.
 

A:Computer freezes at completely random times.

It could be a number of things however I would suggest looking at the hardware first and see what we find

Run Memtest to check if there is anything wrong with any of the ram sticks
http://www.memtest86.com/

download either the ISO and burn to dvd
download the USB and install to usb
or the exe and install on the machine

Download a hard drive utility from the Hard drive manufacturer and check your disks
 

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Hi guys,

I'm having trouble with my PC. Sometimes the monitor doesn't receive a signal. When it does come on it freezes completely or i get the infamous blue screen of death.

Have attached my ZIP folder after the scan, any idea what i need to do to solve this problem?

Thanks in advance.

Joe.

A:BSOD Crash. Computer completely freezes.

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.



   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.



   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.



   Tip

If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
If you cannot boot in Safe mode too, do a System Restore to a point you made earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any. Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions. Also upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the Sy... Read more

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Yesterday, I started having my computer freeze while I was playing a game. I didn't get a BSOD or any kind of error message. The computer just completely locked up. If a sound was playing, it got stuck. It was completely unresponsive; clicking didn't work, and neither did ctrl+alt+del. I had to turn off my surge protector's power or hold down the PC's power button to turn it off. It seems pretty random. At first I thought it might be a problem with the hard drive the game was on, but then I tried a game that's on another hard drive, and it worked fine for quite a while until it eventually froze the computer as well. Plus, I've already had an experience with hard drive failure, and I always got a BSOD in that situation, unlike now. Also, Hard Disk Sentinel says all my hard drives are at 100% health. My next guess was the graphics card, but I'm not getting artifacts or noticeable framerate drops. I did just have my display driver stop responding and immediately recover while I had a Twitch stream playing at the same time I was playing Skyrim. Firefox crashed, I restarted it and the stream, then I went back to playing Skyrim and the computer froze shortly thereafter.
 
I found another thread with someone having a similar problem. They were asked to post a Speccy snapshot and the results from a MiniToolBox test. I've already taken care of that, so I'll post those now.
 
Here's the Speccy snapshot: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/TQAFxZo2SsemTNEakZg3z8L
 
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A:Computer freezes and becomes completely unresponsive, no BSOD, have to reboot

Let's try looking at these 2 sets of reports:1)  Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be reporting BSOD's) so we can provide a complete analysis:  http://omgdebugging.com/bsod-inspector/When done a Notepad document will open with the name of the file and it's location.By default it'll be a .zip file located on your DesktopSimply upload the .zip file with your next post and we'll move on from there.If it doesn't work for you, then please try this:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/2)  Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html 

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I have just bought a new computer the hp m9340f elite its comes with 64 bit vista home premium After installing all my games i tried playing them all one by one the same thing keeps happening iv tried turning off UAC i have ran all the games under administrator, i have also ran the games under windows xp sp2 under propeties, the games i am trying to run are "AGE OF EMPIRES 3, Crysis, Battlefield 2, and counter-stike source," i have updated my graphic card drivers as well. The game seems to crash a few minutes into the game any Infomation anyone has that thinks is usefull please replay or feel free to email me.
 

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So last week I was on the interwebs and my computer froze. The mouse could move but that was it. No windows responded, nor did the start button, and ctrl alt delete didn't do anything. Then the screen started to blink about once every 2 seconds. It proceeded to do this until I forcibly turned off the computer by holding down the power button. I then turned on the computer again and the screen was glitchy. By this I mean icons on my desktop would disappear until I clicked on them (by which I mean clicked the empty spaces where the used to be) the start button and task bar would not reappear even if I hit the start button, and if I opened a window, it would show me the top half of the window and the bottom half would show the desktop (or lack thereof). Also my background picture was gone. I left it alone for a few days (I thought... maybe it overheated?) and it was working fine for the last two days. Then today it froze completely. No blinking screen, the mouse disappeared, and it just stayed like that until I turned off the computer. Then I turned it on and it worked for about twenty minutes. The screen blinked once, and then I got the BSoD, but it only flashed for a moment and then the computer rebooted. This has happened another two times in the last hour. I got a new harddrive a few months ago, but this is the first sign of any trouble I have had since it was installed by a friend.

Any suggestions?

A:Computer Freezes Completely or Blinks Once Then Flashes BSoD and Reboots

Hard to diagnose from this distance, but it sounds as though the display adapter may need to be replaced. Guess there's a chance it might be malware or something else, but my first guess is the video card.

Download BlueScreenView:
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html
unzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.
when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select All
Go to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt
Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next reply

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Recently my computer has been experiencing some problems. Google will redirect me to unwanted websites and Firefox will crash every 5 minutes or so. IE doesn't crash as often, but it still will crash. My computer will also freeze completely and I will need to fully shut it down and when it is turned back on sometimes all the desktop icons and task bar do not show up. Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D found malware and removed them, but they did not solve the problem. I tried using the DDS tool, but for some reason it would not open on my computer. Anyways, here is my HiJackThis log. Thank you so much for any help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:04:04 PM, on 4/20/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device S... Read more

A:Internet crashes, google redirects me, computer completely freezes

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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About a year ago my PC started locking up randomly and after some troubleshooting im still having the same problem and have no idea what to try next. When my PC freezes the monitor is just stuck on the "last frame/image" and any audio that was playing is instantly cut off. When I try to push caps lock during the hang, the light on my keyboard doesn't change. The HDD light on my tower will either stay on or off depending on its state when the hang occurred and the light on my USB network card will continue to flash as if it is still sending/receiving data. I never get a BSOD so I have to hold down the power button to manually reboot the PC. The hangs can happen anywhere from 5 times a day to once a week. After rebooting the PC I always have the same 3 events in event viewer(6008, 41, 1101), which are all logged at the time the PC reboots. Event 1101 says "Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0"Event 41 says "The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."Event 6008 says "The previous system shutdown at 4:33:58 PM on ‎7/‎16/‎2015 was unexpected."The strange thing about event 6008 is that the time stamp for when my computer "shutdown" is always around 20 minutes before my computer actually froze. For example in the above Event Log it says my computer shutdown at 4:33:58 PM, but my PC didn't actually freeze until 4:50 PM.The troublesho... Read more

A:Computer completely freezes randomly. No BSOD or Dump files.

Hello there, sir.
 
Is your CPU overclocked?
 

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When I boot my computer and try to go into my email (Microsoft Outlook) it fails to load, completely freezes, and won't operate in any manor. 
 
I uninstalled/reinstalled it, same problem.  I've done disk repair, defrag, etc, and nothing pinpoints this problem.
 
Can anyone help with this problem?
 
I removed a driver by accident for a Kodak printer, and since then it has screwed me up.

A:Microsoft Office 2007 fails to unload and completely freezes my computer

Current antivirus? Runs clean?  Try Malwarebytes to make sure you are clean?

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A couple years ago I had some sort of virus and the great people on this forum got me all cleaned up and running smoothly, so I'm hoping to get some assistance again. The system is frequently freezing up to where I have to shut it down with the power button on the tower. I'll still be able to move the mouse but clicking things doesn't accomplish anything. Sometimes this happens after it's been on and working fine for a while, and sometimes it will occur before the whole system completely loads and it will take a few tries to get booted up. I ran a few cleaner programs but haven't had any results yet, and when I tried to run malwarebytes anti-malware a couple times, it froze mid-scan. Here's the DDS log I ran.
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by Tom and Sarah at 13:29:28 on 2012-12-08
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3327.1975 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
AV: Lavasoft Ad-Aware *Enabled/Updated* {964FCE60-0B18-4D30-ADD6-EB178909041C}
FW: Lavasoft Ad-Aware *Disabled*
FW: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Program Files\Emsisoft Anti-Malware\a2service.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
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A:Computer keeps freezing, sometimes won't start up completely

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Hi there,

I am afraid I am pretty illiterate when it comes to computers, but will do my best to describe the problem because I would really appreciate your help!

My computer began to run really slowly, and IE8 kept opening random pages. I downloaded mcafee and did a quick scan and it identified two viruses, both .dll files (I have written them down, but dont have them with me at work here so will add later). It said one had been quarantied and the other would be reviewed on a restart. I began backing up my files to an external hardrive, and started to run a full scan in the background - two days later and both the transfer and the virus scan were still running.

I went to bed, and woke up to find a grey screen on my computer that described itself something like windows error fix (I will try again, and again, add the exact desrcription), which just kept failing and doing nothing. This comes up immediately after the first windows screen with the bar on the bottom where you have the option to press F2 or F12 (I think) right at the beginning of the load process, and before you have to put in a username or password.

I have been unable to get past that screen and dont know what to do now! My computer has lots of precious photos on that I don't want to lose - I did some research on the dll files and the pages I looked at suggested that it gets into your root directory and replaces a bunch of files, so deleting them would mean that re-starting wont be possible until t... Read more

A:computer completely failed - wont start at all

Good evening. I can only think that mcafee deleted some of the virus files, and then did an automatic re-start, which has screwed me!That's possible.The most important thing is to get your files backed up and then we'll worry about the PC after that.Do you have the ability to burn a disk with your work PC? What we'll do is boot the PC using an alternative operating system and hopefully, if you connect your external drive to it, you will be able to transfer the files to it and Bob's your Auntie's husband. If that doesn't work, and I suspect that a driver issue may cause this to fail (but it costs nothing to try), you'll need to get hold of a flashdrive to transfer the files from the poorly PC.You'll then need to connect the external drive to your work PC, and keep moving the flashdrive back and forth until all the files you want saving have been rescued.

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So I come back from a three week vacation today and turn on my computer for the first time. I go through all the updates for the drivers and software (Malware Bytes, Avast, Itunes, Nvidia) and then after its all done, I proceed to log on the Internet when suddenly an Avast message pops up saying I have a Rootkit virus and it recommends to delete it, so I did. It then says to run a boot-time scan to complete the cleaning, so I clicked yes and it restsrted the PC. The screen went black for over 20mins, the "working/busy" light was lit, so I figured it was doing something.
After more time went by with nothing but a black screen, I decided to turn off the computer. Now it won't start. I hit the on switch, the computer loads for a bit, but the screen is blank and the monitor isn't responsive at all. It appears the computer isn't responsive either nor are the mouse and keyboard because any button I press doesn't do anything. It's nothing but a black screen and it seems like the computer isn't loading anything of working in the background. I've restarted multiple times, pulled out all the plugs then plugged them back in, nothing. Please help!
Windows 7, never had this happen before.
Edit: I get a beep upon pressing the Print Screen button

A:Computer completely unresponsive at boot/start-up

Sorry for the delay in responding, there just aren't that many of us that help out in this forum.
Do you still need help with this?
 
Most likely the program deleted a necessary boot component.
As such, the first step would be Startup Repair.
 
In most cases (w/Win7), you can get to it by tapping F8 just as the manufacturer's splash screen goes away (and before the Windows splash screen shows up).
It should lead you to a prompt that says Repair this computer" or something similar.  It'll be followed by the different Safe Mode option.
 
If that doesn't fix things, then I'd suggest backing up your data, and then performing a repair install of Win7:  http://www.maximumpc.com/how-to-repair-a-faulty-windows-installation-without-reformatting/
 
You may want to perform hardware diagnostics before repairing Windows in order to ensure that the system is free of malware and that it doesn't have problems with the HDD or memory:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html

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The computer (not the one I'm on) I'm referring to will proceed to start up regularly, but as the desktop appears 2 different prompts show up, one concerning Windows Media Player and another for Windows Defense. Before I can really do anything the computer restarts itself. I try to boot it in safe mode and the farthest it gets is a black screen with "Safe Mode" in each of the four corners.

I can run Spybot by opening up the Task Manager, and that clears up the spyware. The only problem is I can't run any anti-virus software (I want to use AVG) because the software that was previously on the computer isn't there anymore. And when I try to install AVG, it says that it cannot install in Safe Mode. I'm going to run Hijack This the next time I can get on the computer, but I'm wondering if there is anything I can do now?
 

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hi,
I uninstalled NIS 2005 yesterday, and installed Zone Alarm ( free) firewall and AVG free .
Ever since then my main computer does not boot up properly and when it does, i either get a black screen with the pointer in the middle( it does not move). I did manage to get it working and was able to use Outlook for a feww minutes, I tried to get into the C drive to be able to do a HJT scan and be able to post it. The computer locked up. Alt+Ctl+Del could not shut down the my documents .. and showwed CPU at 100%
I had to power off as the pointer was frozen.
I am using a new computer that is networked with the main computer This one has XP home, whilst the main one has XP Pro.
Anyway I can find out what is the problem? Is it possible that i have not removed all components of NIS and that might be causing a problem?

I hope that all the above makes sense
Would appreciate any help
Thanks

A:Help Please--computer Freezes On Start

Managed to get the computer to start up.
However I find that when i click the "my computer" icon, I get a blank screen with the searchlight!, then the computer freezes. When I click the "My documents" icon, it shows the files and computer freezes!
Dont know what to do. Yet some other programs seem to work ok.
Its funny, i bought an external hard driev 250Gb, a few days ago.. and havent had a chance to connect and take a backup of the hard drive
any help to get this working would be appreciated
Thanks

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Hello everyone,
I am new to the site so if i am posting this to the wrong thread plz let me know.
The problem I am having is my computer will not totally boot all the way.
It will get all the way to the desk top but will not load some of the icons and will not let u use the mouse to click on anything.
It will let me start it in safe mode and safe mode w/ network
Iam running Windows 7 64 bit.
Any help would be great thank you.

John P

A:Computer Freezes during start up

Hi John,

Please boot into Safe Mode with Networking and then try the following:

1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

More info : SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Report the output once it finishes.

Regards,
Golden

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Hello,

I hope that someone can help with my problem. I'm not sure that I am posting in the correct section, apologies if not.

I have had this problem for 18 months and am just living with it. Every time I start up my comp it gets to the XP windows page and then freezes, I have to restart it 3 or 4 times before it will load properly. I try not to restart it and leave it on most of the time to avoid the problem but obviously I have to shut it down sometimes to load updates.

I would like to find out why this is happening on start up and hope someone can tell me where to start looking. As you can probably tell I am not very computer literate but I am able to follow simple instructions.

You have helped me with a couple of virus problems I have had before for whch I am very grateful. I think you are all brilliant.

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me again.

Ruth

A:Computer freezes on start up

Do you mean it gets to the screen where it shows the Windows logo with the blue scroll bar below it, or does it get to the Welcome to Windows screen, and then freezes?

Does it ever get past that point if you leave it for a few minutes?

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My laptop has been acting strange for the past week and a half. When I push the power button, things seems like they're loading up just fine. Then when it's time to click on the user to get into the desktop, everything freezes. Sometimes I'll just power down and try again. Today, I had to do it 4 times before I was successful in getting into the desktop.

Help?
 

A:Computer freezes on start up

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When I start up my computer it just freezes after about 30 seconds, if I click anything it won't load an application it will just stop responding then freeze.

Before this I installed the following:

Microsoft security essentials
Malware bytes
Ccleaner
Spybot search and destroy
Avast free antivirus
VLC
WinRar
Comodo Firewall

After the last 2 (avast & windows security essentials) finished installing the computer stopped responding then froZe, then intestate and the description I gave about what is happening, which is above,started occurring.

After this started happening I restarted the computer in safe mode where this problem doesn't occur and I ran a full virus/spyware check and found nothing. Then I restarted and the computer wouldn't recognise my USB mouse & keyboard and it showed an error message which I can't remember what it said.

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Computer freezes after start up, please help.

Start the PC in Safemode and uninstall Avast and Comodo Firewall and Spybot search and destroy. Then restart the PC.

Avast and Microsoft Essentials won't work well together.

Lets see how it works after doing this.
 

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I got some virus, can't even remember which one now. i was running an antispware (I had already run Malware and that didn't get it..this was another program I think was also recommended here). Well, I got tied up and I think the battery died while it was scanning. Now if I try to start up in regular mode I get a blank screen. If I do the F8 I get the boot menu. I have tried to startup in safe mode and in safe mode with Netwroking. As it runs thru the system list it gets to the line ending in "ISAPNP.SYS" and stops there...then nothing. What if anything can I do for this? Is this thing fried now? XP-Pro

A:Computer freezes during start up..

Do you have the XP Pro installation disk?If you have the disk, you can boot to it and choose repair.Please read this information from Microsofts web site.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978788

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Hi,hope someone can help me.

My trusty pc has started hanging/freezing on the black screen when i turn it on.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v447/d-d/1008.jpg
Never done that before,but now it's really bad.........had to re start it at least 13 times before it would fire up today.
I've cleared all my files/cookies.....virus scanned etc......still the same
Was thinking of re installing my original xp disk.

Anyone got any ideas? Cheers

A:Computer freezes on start up...??

make sure the box isnt filled with lint.

check all the fans

see if you can boot to safe mode...or even choose last known good config.. tap tap f8 when you first turn it on.

dont have any usb devices plugged in when you try and boot

post back

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When I start computer it freezes, doesn't go anywhere,I've had it for less than year.

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Hey guys!

I've got a computer problem. Let me explain:
When I start my stationary computer, it usually freezes a couple of times, and I have to restart it by holding the power button. It can freeze anywhere from the startup (bios?), the windows login screen, to when im at the desktop or using the computer. Sometimes when it freezes, the colors get all mixed up with each other, other times it just freezes solid, and sometimes it goes to blue screen.
This problem has been going on for a while, but usually the computer start working good after it has frozen a couple of times (I can use it for hours and it won't crash. It's just when I'm starting it).
Now the problem has escalated: when I start it, it doesn't even get to start bios, and it sounds like "woooWOOOOOoooooooWOOOOOOwooooooooWOOOOOOooooo" if you understand what I mean, so I have to restart it. But eventually it starts up "fine", however it still freezes quite alot. I've been trying to start it for like an hour now but it keeps freezing.

My specs:
Windows Vista Home Premium
Version: 6.0.6002 service pack 2 build 6002
x64-based PC
Processor: AMD Phenom II X3 720 processor, 2800 Mhz, 3 cores, 3 logical processes
Installed physical memory: 4.00 gb
Total physical memory: 4.00 gb
Available physical memory 2,86 gb
Total virtual memory: 8,17 gb
Available virtual memory: 6,87 gb
Video card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 series

My power supply fried like a year ago, I think it was beca... Read more

A:My computer freezes/won't start

Hello and welcome to TSG!!

It sounds heat-related. That noise could be an alarm indicating excessive heat. Be sure your CPU fan is working and that the heatsink fins are not completely clogged with dust/dirt/grime. By any chance, do you smoke? Nicotine is very sticky. I've replaced several power supplies, CPU fans, etc. due to nicotine causing dust to adhere in a thick skin.
 

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Hello,

i have a Windows XP computer.

I have upgraded this year:
RAM (additional to previous one)
Power Supply
Hard Disk for more storage (additional to previous one)

However i do not know what has happened and if the above are the fault or not, but now when start windows after a certain point the computer freezes for 2 minutes.
This usually happens about 3-4 minutes after startup and the mouse can move around the screen but it the computer does not load anything.
Initially when i placed in the new Hard Disk, it was taking a while to load folders in the hard disk, but when i disabled indexing this stopped.
Now i have this problem - that it might be from the power supply but i am not sure, as it starts only at the beginning.
Is there anything else i can change for the settings of the new hard disk in order to check if first that is the cause of the problem?

Thanks!

A:Computer freezes for a while after start

Disconnect the NEW drive and boot up.

How does it operate then?

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I've had a problem the past couple of days with my laptop freezing on start up forcing me to do a hard reset every time, i ran KIS2012 MBAM and superAntiSpyware and they found nothing at all so i ran ComboFix and it said userinit.exe was infected and had been restored but I'm still having the same problem. I'm currently typing this in safe mode as well!

What do you guys think it can be?

A:computer freezes on start up

Since you ran Combofix....Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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i have an HP and when i turn it on it freezes at the beginning always at the same stop upon booting it up

i turn it off and turn it back on and it asked to to system repairs.(this has happened twice already) what should i do to unfreeze this situation

A:Computer Freezes on start up

Do this, report back and we will help you.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

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