Win 7 Random Freezing

I have an acer aspire 6930 with intel core 2 duo (t6400 @ 2. 00 ghz), 4. 00 gb of ram, and win 7 32 bit operating system. Originally had vista on it but upgraded in jan to 7. I am also running avg antivirus on here. It was running fine until around the first of march. Then it started freezing up and you have to do a hard restart to get out of it.

It normally happens when i'm using internet explorer 8 but once it froze up a few minutes after i started it (i had no programs opened at that time). This is getting really annoying, i've tried everything i can think of and a bunch of the stuff in the forum. I play games on facebook but that's the only kind of games.

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Programs Keep Freezing

Ive seen that a lot of people are having problems with windows 7 constantly freezing up. I have a retail version of the windows 7 and im having that exact problem. I cant believe there is no answer for the problem, but its very aggravating to spend so  much on a computer + a video card and not be able to use them. The ie and firefox constantly freeze up when i try and upload videos, itunes will not play anything even though i reboot the system , and when i try to play any game it freezes as well. If someone can help me tell me what i need to do please!

Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Update Freezing

I used to have the windows 7 beta. While using it, it constantly gave pointer errors and blue screened after 2-3 min of use. So as soon as it was released, naturally i re-installed it on the laptop. After i installed it, it keeps freezing after about 5-10 min of use for about 15-30 seconds each. While i find this completely annoying it is bearable. Yesterday there was an updated needed to be installed. It kept freezing so a shut-down was impossible. But after awhile i was about to shut down so that the installation of the update could be installed.

My problem is that this was around 8:00 pm last night. I woke up this morning, it was still installing 1 of 2 updates. Now, being 11:15, it is still at 1 of 2 updates with no progress being made it looks like. I'm afraid to force shut it down in this process and loosing my data on the computer. Is there anything that can be done, or corrected for this problem?

Posted On: 2010-01-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Internet Keeps Freezing

No matter if i am on internet explorer or mozilla firefox i can hardly get online. I just bought a laptop that came with windows 7 and i can hardly do anything online with it. I keep having to open my task manager and closing my task and reopening my internet just to have it start all over again! I don't have this problem with my home computer that has xp. Should i find a way to take windows 7 off my laptop and put an older version on? This is crazy. I did not pay all this money for a new laptop to not be able to get online.

Posted On: 2010-01-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Taskbar Freezing After Startup

When windows starts the taskbar is frozen, and i cannot click on anything. All icons on the desktop are not affected and can be clicked. When i click ctrl+alt+del, then cancel it, it goes back to normal and works fine.

I was on windows vista when this was happening. Once a installed windows 7, with an otherwise empty computer, it is still happening. As there is nothing else on my pc now, i presume it is microsoft related, or hardware.

I have tested the memory and its fine. I have checked the temperatures and there fine. The bios is upto date. There are no virus's or malware present.

I have now ran out of ideas, and for the life of me cannot work it out

I have checked on google, and used many tech forums to no avail?

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated?

Posted On: 2010-01-07 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Bsod - Games Are Crashing, Freezing

Ever since installing windows 7 64 bit several of my games are crashing, freezing and the ever so famous bsod! All my drivers are up to date i am just about ready to make my jump back to xp.

Cpu intel core 2 duo e8400 3. 00 ghz
Ram 8 gb
Motherboard nforce 780i
Video cards geforce 8800 gts running sli

Posted On: 2009-11-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Upgraded To Win7, Ie & Other Programs Are Freezing Often

Since i upgraded to windows 7, my ie & other programs are freezing often (1 at a time). With ie, if i click to start a new tab, it will freeze up on me. Once a program freezes on me, it will never come out of that frozen state. I have to use my task manager to end the program. What's going on?  It's quite disruptive to my work.

Posted On: 2009-12-16 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Usb Mouse Randomly Freezing

My microsoft wireless natural ergonomic keyboard and mouse 7000 freeze randomly. Os: windows 7 64-bitdrivers: latest intellipoint intellitypelatest intel chipset drivers for p6x58d premium mobo, and all usb drivers installed. All drivers are up to date. Several other posters here are having the same problem. Their solutions have ranged from:1) disabling usb power management (tried unsuccessful)2) update drivers (done) update windows (done)3) use non usb mouse (not an option)4) dpc latency (checked, no problems)5) uninstall usb root hub drivers, reboot to reinstall (doesn't work) the only think i have left to suspect is that i had to plug in the mouse/keyboard before installing intellipoint/intellitype for the first time.

Since i built the system from scratch, and have no other key/mouse, i needed something to click/press to do the installation of windows, and intellipoint/intellitype. Yes, the instructions on the microsoft set say to install software first. Is this likely the source of the problem? Should i hunt down a ps/2 mouse, reinstall all usb/mouse drivers? Any other suggestions?

Posted On: 2010-06-08 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Flash Player Freezing Problem

I have recently installed windows 7 on my hp pavillion notebook. And started having this problem about 3 weeks after. I will go to a website and the video will freeze and the browser will become unresponsive. When this happens, all programs that run a video (like a game) or windows media player will not respond when open. So i uninstall adobe completely and restart my computer. Reinstall (have used different sources) and restart. I will then be able to view videos (but the problem will return sometimes in a hour some times in a couple of days) and i will have to restart the whole process again. (I have tried clear my cache same problem)

Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Cpu Usage High And Freezing

I have the problem of cpu usage high and everytime this happens my laptop completely freezes and i have to press the radio button on my laptop until it shuts down and also i've tried everything that was in the forum in this site like clean boot, startup items, disk clean up, sfc/scannow and most of the stuff. It completely bothers me and it happens a lot when i'm using my laptop, please help me.
My cpu model: intel core 2 due processor t6600 (2. 2 ghz 800 mhz fsb)

Posted On: 2010-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Internet Connection Freezing Problem

I have an internet connection problem. I am using an usb adsl modem to connect the internet. Sometimes my internet connection drops, i can not connect to any site. When i look at the network connection shortcut (notification area) on the taskbar, it says there is no internet connection. However, it also shows that adsl is still connected. If i want to cut the connection, it doesn't. And after that i can not access the panel any longer, it simply freezes. Reconnecting the usb modem doesn't help. I have to restart the pc completely.

This was happening in my windows vista laptop, i thought it is a problem by the laptop. But it also happens in my windows 7 desktop. Same usb, different driver, different windows. What can cause such freezing in the internet connection? How can i solve it?

Posted On: 2010-04-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Multiple Programs Randomly Freezing

Have had windows 7 installed on a month old laptop, been having the same issue from the start, but was too lazy to fix it. About 70% of the time everything runs smoothly, but every once in awhile this massive ugly bug happens. Youtube won't load, games won't open, some programs don't open. They all freeze up when they're loading. Youtube freezes up ie, when booting up warcraft 3 i get stuck on the black loading screen. Lots of other programs are affected, too. I have no idea why the bug happens, and it just pops up randomly. Can't even seem to find a cause for it.

However, when this bug isn't happening, none of these problems occure. I can't seem to find any relationship between the problems other than they all freeze at the loading screen. Restarting the computer is annoying but usually fixes the problem.

Posted On: 2010-03-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Internet Explorer Keeps Freezing Up In Win 7

When i boot the computer it reaches the welcome screen and then goes black except for the mouse cursor. I have tried going back to a restore point when it worked properly but no success. It seems to have started immediately after ie froze up and i had to force a reboot.

Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Flash Player And Java Plugins Freezing

I am running windows 7 enterprise on my thinkpad x200t tablet. Running adobe flash player for over 20-30 mins in the full screen mode on a big monitor from chrome/firefox (haven't tried ie) causes cpu spike, causing the computer to freeze. Seems like the plugin container process is the one whose cpu usage goes up in these cases. Similar issues with running java applications for an extended period as well. Restarting the computer delays the next onset of the problem, but it comes back every time. I have all the latest drivers (audio/video) as well as the latest versions of the plug-ins and browsers installed.

Posted On: 2010-08-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Dell Inspiron 580 64-bit Spontaneous Freezing

I have a dell inspiron 580, with an intel core i3 (3. 07ghz) with 8gb of ram. Im using windows 7 home premium with a 64-bit. I've noticed only the last few days (ive had the computer for a month or two) that at random moments (sometimes an hour of two after logging on, sometimes during start-up) it will freeze, and the mouse, and keyboard fail to work. At this point i have to turn the computer of manually. I have no idea what causes this and no idea how to fix it. I've used system restore (and chnged the power settings to 'performance' but it doesn't seem to be helping.

Posted On: 2010-06-20 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Win7 Random Shutdown

I am using win 7 ultimate 32 bit, upgraded over vista home premium 32 bit. My laptop is randomly shutting down, it never done it while i had vista installed. It is not going in to sleep mode or anything similar, as some have suggested, it completely shuts down with no warning but can be booted up straight away. The only time i can make it happen for sure is when i run the windows experience index, it gets near to the end and then shuts down. I used to be able to run the wei before so i don't know why it does it now.

Any ideas as this is really annoying me?

Posted On: 2010-02-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pc Random Sound Failure

I bought a brand new intel core i7 860 2. 8ghz , 4gb ddr3 ram, intel whitesburg lga1156 p55, and windows 7 home premium 64 bit. Ever since i got it, the sound randomly disappears, and the only way to get the sound back is to restart the pc. Doesn't matter what im doing, be it skype, playing music, watching movies. Etc. It is also at different times, like sometimes it can take 1 minute to disappear, sometimes 2hrs. The pc has integrated sound, so no separate sound card. This had become beyond irritating i work in i. T, and have tried plenty, but nothing helps. Sound continues to randomly go off.

Posted On: 2010-05-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Random Corrupt Login Error

Occasionally and more frequently, login will not work properly. I am a genuine 64-bit windows 7 user, and i love the system, but unfortunately i have been running into a recurring problem. I'm sorry that this does not have any specific error messages (i didn't think ahead, and it's not happening now), but these are the symptoms:

- On boot, i get to the login screen just fine, i enter my credentials.

- It says welcome, and then something like "loading your desktop".

- It says something about a corrupted login, then puts me into either:

- A) some weird half-breed of windows 95 and 7, where icons still resemble windows 7, but the taskbar and explorers are grey

- B) this last time, i was logged into a temporary account

- Edit: when i shut down, there is some weird audio feedback

- From then on, if try to log in, an error message about login or profile data not found.

- I usually just restore to an earlier image, and it will work fine.

Unfortunately, this has become more frequent, and i'm wondering what is the culprit. If it is impossible to grasp the situation without further information, i will try to get it. Past searches suggested it was something about the registry.

Posted On: 2010-07-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Random Bsods - Event 41, Task 63

I am experiencing intermittent bsod crashes. The crashes do not correspond to high levels of activity, high operating temperatures or any other pattern that i can perceive. If anything, they occur most frequently shortly (seconds) after bootup or while the system is idle. The system is not overclocked. I have the latest bios available from msi and the latest optical drive, ethernet, gpu, and audio drivers.

(A side note on the ethernet driver. The latest version available from realtek's website is 7. 11. 1127. update recommended an update to the driver which i installed on feb. 6. This driver version was 7. 12. 128. 2009. I have experienced bsods with both versions of the driver. Currently i'm running realtek's latest version as i'm unclear how microsoft could have a more up-to-date version than the manufacturer. )

I have already tested the ram using memtest86. I've run in excess of 16 passes without returning any errors. I've also tested the hard drive using the manufacturer's diagnostic utility and chkdsk /r /f. Hard drive checks out fine. I've stress tested the system using prime95 and seti@home and the system has not shown any tendency to crash during stress testing. I've also run system file checker. It does not return any errors.

I've posted the minidump files here:

I've posted the event logs here:

The critical events (which i assume are the bsod events) all run along these lines:

The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.

Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
Msi p55m-gd45 lga 1156 micro atx motherboard
Ocz gold 4gb (2 x 2gb) 240-pin ddr3 sdram ddr3 1333 (pc3 10666)
Msi geforce 8400 gs 512mb 64-bit gddr2 pci express 2. 0 x16
Intel core i5-750 lynnfield 2. 66ghz lga 1156 quad-core processor
Corsair 400w atx12v

Posted On: 2010-02-17 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Random Bsod After Upgrading To Win7

I recently upgraded from windows vista home premium to windows 7 pro and have had some problems with random bsod's. I originally installed windows 7 over windows vista and after about 48 hours i would have a bsod with them happening at random time after that point. I thought that it have have been something left behind by the vista install causing the problem, so i re-installed choosing to format the hard drive so that i would have a "clean" install. 48 hours later, bsod with a second one happening less than two hours later.

The problem has not happened while i have been using the computer, just when the computer is unused and in power saver mode (i use the high performance setting offered in windows 7 only i do not power down that hard drives, just the monitor). I thought the problem may have been caused by the motherboard(i am still not sure on this score but. ) So i went to the manufactures website, downloaded and installed the latest bios that was suppose to included windows 7. That was between the original 48 hour bsod and the second today.

I am running and asus m4a78 plus motherboard with an amd phenom 9500 processor and 4 gb ram. The only drivers that i have installed, other than the drivers supplied by the os for devices are for my video card (ati radeon 5750) and printer (hp deskjet d1660) both of which came from the manufactures websites stating that they where for windows 7(i know, can't always trust them). As i have stated, the system has not bsoded on me during use, just when the sytem is unused so it has not been a major issue to this point, but i would like to try to correct the issue before it becomes a major issue.

Posted On: 2010-03-28 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Random System Hangs / Freezes

I have been banging my head against the wall trying to figure this one out. I am currently running windows 7 x64. At any given moment, the system will hang. Sometimes the system will go days without any issues, sometimes it will hang several times during one day. First the screen will freeze and all open programs become unresponsive, the mouse will continue to move around the screen as normal for about thirty seconds, but this time varies.

If i am watching a video or playing music, the audio will continue without interruption for several minutes, but this time will also vary. The caps lock, scroll lock, and num lock lights will continue to work also, meaning if i press any of the affor mentioned buttons, the light turns on/off like normal. The mouse, keyboard lights, and sound usually continue to work until i click the mouse buttons several times, at which point the system becomes entirely unresponsive.

My first instinct was driver issues. Noticing that the screen froze first, i assumed that the vpu was crashing and failing to recover. After several driver updates and much online research to this end, nothing had changed. I then turned my attention to drivers in general, updating all that i could, this again yielded no results. I then updated my bios and had no luck. Assuming it was not a driver issue, i examined my hardware. I thoroughly tested my hard drives, ram, and monitored loads and temperature on the cpu, vpu, and chipset.

I could not see any trends, the freezes appear to be at complete random. I do have an early amd phenom 9600 with the tlb erratum. I have tried enabling and disabling the patch in the bios
With no change. At this point i do not know what else to check. This is my most powerful pc at the moment, and i have reverted back to xp pro x86. I really like 7 over xp, but the instability in 7 makes it difficult to use for fear of data loss. Xp has no stability issues running on this same system. I have four other pc's which also have windows 7, none of them have had any issues. Some are 64-bit, some are 32-bit, all are stable.

My system specs are below: this is with the system at idle.

Motherboard: gigabyte ma790fx-ds5 motherboard - amd 790fx, socket am2+, atx, audio, pci express 2. 0, crossfirex ready, gigabit lan, s/pdif, usb 2. 0, firewire, serial ata, raid

Posted On: 2010-05-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Random Freezes With Win 7 64-bit

I use to run vista home premium x86 on a acer computer. This summer i downloaded windows 7 rc x86. A month ago i bought all new parts and since i could use 64-bit system now i installed a 64-bit windows 7. Then did the problem start. Every new and then the computer freezes, some days over 30 times. I thought it was hardware problem and tried a lot of hardware finders and nothing helped. I also installed windows 7 rc my mothers laptop (the same version i use to have that work fine) that used to run on vista home basic. But her computer didn't freeze it just got a black screen now and then.

The i started to suspect that it was because it was a beta version so when windows 7 were released i bought two of them a 32-bit and a 64-bit. But the problem didn't go away. It's still there and it's kind of frustrating and even more now when i’m trying to write a essay. I used windows upgrade advisor and it didn't see any problem with an upgrade to windows 7. What can i do?

Posted On: 2009-10-28 . View Related Posts . . View 545 Replies .

Random Bsod, Error 0x0000001e

I keep getting the bsod on my pc. It was confined to skyrim only at the start but is now random and not always when i am playing games. The last error was when my wife was on skype. I have updated the graphic card drivers and even tried replacing the monitor as i had an error message about recalibrating the screen. As the monitor was pre windows 7 i blamed that and replaced it. It didn't work.

Posted On: 2012-08-28 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Random Bsods With Win 7 Professional 64-bit

I've been recently experiencing random computer lock ups and bsod's after fresh installing windows 7 professional 64-bit system. In addition, i did the fresh install twice, just to see if it was a bad install. I did not have any problems, while running the same setup under windows xp professional.

All my drivers have been updated to the most current one, either from windows update, or directly from the product manufacturer's website.

These are the messages i get in event viewer.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000d1 (0x000000000000001a, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000, 0xfffff880015819fc). A dump was saved in: c:windowsmemory.dmp. Report id: 021910-16582-01.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000003b (0x00000000c000001d, 0xfffff960001ab447, 0xfffff8800b92bf80, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: c:windowsmemory.dmp. Report id: 021810-16567-01.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000050 (0xfffff8000037abcf, 0x0000000000000008, 0xfffff8000037abcf, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: c:windowsmemory.dmp. Report id: 021510-19000-01.

There are also other error messages, such as:

The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.

Systemrootsyswow64driversclbstor.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

Systemrootsyswow64driversclbudfr.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

Posted On: 2010-02-19 . View Related Posts . . View 26 Replies .

Random Bsod Crashes Due To Driver_power_state_failure

Random bsod crashes due to driver_power_state_failure when pc left alone or in sleep. I have a dell studio xps8000, core i7-860, 8gb ram, nvidia gt220, win7 home premium 64-bit oem which, more or less since new, randomly crashes about once a week if i leave it alone and powered up for several hours or put in standby first. When this happens the pc is either fully shut down (& i then boot selecting 'boot windows normally' option) or has rebooted to login screen automatically.

According to recovery boot it is a bsod, and each minidump file looks like nearly identical to this, parameter 1 always 0x00000003:

Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Random Screen Blackouts When Using Dual Monitors

Recently got dell inspiron 580 with nvidia geforce 310 graphics card. When i hook up dell monitor (1600x900) to vga output, no problems. When i hook up second monitor (1280x1024) to dvi port using dvi-vga adapter, i get randomly occurring black screens, especially after playing a few minutes of flash video on a web page. Once the screens are black, the only thing i can do is force power-off and reboot.

Where do i start to diagnose what is happening? All i can find is the event viewer, which doesn't have any critical or error events except that an unexpected reboot occurred. Is there some way i can start logging or run drivers in debug, anything like that? I'd like to get some more information other than "the screens are black", because right now i don't know who i should be talking to about this problem; dell, microsoft, or nvidia.

Posted On: 2010-03-24 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Random No Boot And Noises From Hard Drive

Last week my mobo was broken, and i must do a complete new installation (so everything) with my win7.
Yesterday i recognize that my actual hard-disc starts to make problem ( not starting while booting, sometimes hanging with unusual noises) which options i would have to do a repair, without to have a full new installation, i am tired of this. Is there someone out here, who can explain what to do, to a user, not an expert?

Posted On: 2010-04-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Desktop Icons Pixelated With Random Colors

Suddenly from one day to the other a few of my desktop icons look strange. The interesting thing is that some of the icons (like "my computer") are still fine, while others "foto's", "music", "documents" are affected.

The icons appear to have a square layer of random pixels over them. I've tried to find the issue on the net, but don't seem to find an answer. I'm running windows 7 (with all recent updates), nvidia 8800 gt (driver version 8. 15. 11. 8627)

Posted On: 2010-04-03 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Random Spike / Lag Online Game

I experience random lag spike when playing online game (rf online), i'm very sure this is not fps lag because my notebook can play gtaiv smoothly and this online game is kind a very old game (2001). I never get this problem when playing with xp. Some sites suggesting to turn off the multimedia scheduler, or disable auto-config on my wireless network connection, also did change the 'network performance throttling' on registry to be ffffffff. But none of them solve the problem. Last thing i did is reinstalling windows 7 and just put the necessary driver on it just for running the game, still the resource monitor displaying lag-spike on network grap.

My notebook spec:

Model g51vx-rx05 cpu intel core 2 duo p7350 2. 0ghz memory 4gb ddr2 800mhz (2x2gb)graphics nvidia geforce gtx 260m 1gb gddr3 storage 320gb 7200 rpm os windows 7 32-bit wireless intel 802. 11 a/g/n webcam 1. 3 mega pixel wired internet 10/100 ethernet, all with newest drivers from asus support page.

Posted On: 2010-03-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Random Peices Of Pictures In Live Gallery

I just transferred back to pc from mac and am using my old ipod video as an external disk to transfer music and photos. All of my photos are now in my new computer, but in the windows live photo gallery, it also displays small random pieces of my photos-for example-part of someone's face or the scene. I have the whole photo also, but i don't understand why little pieces of them are here and there all of the gallery. No clue how they got there or how to get rid of them. Does anyone know how to fix this? Do i just have to go through all of them and delete manually the distorted pieces?

Posted On: 2010-08-02 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .