Anway, I admit Im tempted to try Windows 7 just to see if it helps, though I still think it is HW related. I think I'm going to have to get a new computer because getting Dell to replace it would take a miracle. Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier. Time to wipe the HDD...AGAIN Running Vista with: 1gb Dual Channel DDR2 533mhz (i know its slow as balls) AMD2+ Phenom 9600 (Quad 2.3) EVGA 730a mobo (running the onboard graphics) http://brainybooks.net/vista-x64/vista-x64-alt-tab-program-freeze.html
Make sure they both say "Off". Within 5 seconds of opening any of the above programs the comptuer locks/freezes requiring a restart as I can do nothing else. I have it from 1 month and first I instaled Windows 7 RC1, installed the brand new drivers and had the freeze problem. C:, D:, etc.
As long as I leave the monitor on or put the whole computer to sleep I no longer have the freezing problem. When checking the memory, there are a couple of things you have to look at. BladeOfBlueJul 21, 2008, 7:45 PM Yes, I have the latest BIOS and drivers for all components in the system Related Resources Vista installation hard drive help Vista Freezing Vista not recognizing no probs.
Any suggestions or further troubleshooting I can accomplish from Safe Mode (it runs smoothing in Safe Mode w/ networking)? Sata 2 hard drive problems New CPU for Vista? Disable the screen saver, and update all the drivers to your individual components. I don't believe its possible to "unplug the display out and put it into the motherboards slot" ...
If so, use the onboard graphics and see how it works. B85M-D3H Memory Corsair Vengence 4GB x2 (8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz) Graphics Card 2047MB GeForce GTS 450 (ZOTAC International) Sound Card Onboard (Realtek High Definition Audio) Monitor(s) Displays LG Flatron E2040T Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. These shell extensions are responsible for creating the options you'll see on the menu when you right-click a file using Windows Explorer.
Full System Specs: MotherBoard: Gigabyte EP45T-UD3R CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) Quad CPU Q8400 2.66GHz RAM: 8 GB (4 x 2048 MB) DDR3 KINGSTON Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT Hard Drive: 3 SIGN UP FOR DAILY EMAIL NEWSLETTERCONNECT WITH US About Help Desk GeekWelcome to Help Desk Geek- a blog full of help desk tips for IT Professionals. I initially thought the freeze maybe caused by a failing HDD so I purchased and installed a SSD (the computer needed updating anyway.) Along with the SSD, I put a fresh My error logs indicated that certain program modules were not responding/would not wake up after an idle time - in particular, one associated with AVG.
If you see a Yellow Exclamation Point or a Red Circle with an Exclamation Point, then follow up on those errors and you may find a solution to your problem. weblink Does anyone have a solution for this? I had a similar problem when I installed Windows 7 on my PC.My problem was with creating a custom theme for the background.The custom background was not getting saved and it It was given to us as a gift ..i do not have the os disk.
I will try UTorrent out however, but it will not be a solution to my problem if it works, as I require more p2p capabilities than just torrent downloading. Also, Note Nnvidia's "Driver Installation Hints": * "Download Accelerator" utilities should be disabled when downloading any drivers. * Do not run virus protection software in the background while installing the drivers. Changing my power settings to high performance and tweaking them so that only the hard drives shut down when idle (after 20 minutes) no more hangs or freezes. http://brainybooks.net/vista-x64/vista-x64-bsods-are-my-drivers-compatible.html Another place you could look is in the Error logs.
Vista loves my hard drive (for breakfast) Vista not installing on new hard drive Installing Vista on new Hard Drive prolems 32 bit and 64 bit Vista?? First and foremost, it's good to make sure the memory is not bad. Helpful +0 Report Icanmakecistafreeze Feb 25, 2009 at 06:45 PM notice it is only the Quad proccessors that have this problem though.
Vista 64 bit does the same thing. To disable the Preview Pane, click Organize > Layout > Preview Pane. 5) Disable Thumbnails and see if this stops the problem. Any help or suggestion would be great. Tip If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode.
Any help, information, or insight would be greatly appreciated. I have had the same problem with XP. if so, you're not frozen, it's just busy. http://brainybooks.net/vista-x64/vista-x64-media-centre-video-drivers-not-installed-or-installed-incorrectly.html I'll swap NIC's and see what happens.
Browsers & Mail Nvidia 7300gs video card causing Vista to freezeWhen I have my display adapter (nvidia 7300 gs) enabled as normal, Vitsa freezes at a random time. Just like you they've been happening right from the start and there is no rhyme or reason to the freeze ups.This is my set-up: EVGA 790i Ultra motherboard Intel Q9450 processor Memory, Memory and Memory If you're getting a lot of random freezes and you're pretty certain that Windows 7 is not the problem (you just installed a fresh copy, etc), then At the command prompt, you can try running a couple of commands: chkdsk drive: /r sfc /scannow For chkdsk, just replace the word "drive" with the drive letter you want to
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - freezing by robertbuckholz / May 28, 2010 10:27 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits Sound & Audio Is Flash 10 causing IE to freeze, hang and not respond?Posted this in the IE newsgroup. good luck and don't give up dude... Noticing a rash of users in this forum discuss how...
Installed the V/32 and had freezing. THEY ARE NOT FIXED. BSOD Help and Support Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an I had the same problems with Vista and Win7 on my desk-top PC's.
sdseigalJun 9, 2010, 2:32 PM I had the same problem with computer freezing up. B85M-D3H Memory Corsair Vengence 4GB x2 (8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz) Graphics Card 2047MB GeForce GTS 450 (ZOTAC International) Sound Card Onboard (Realtek High Definition Audio) Monitor(s) Displays LG Flatron E2040T Report finalmichiel- Oct 15, 2009 at 04:37 AM I am running the same video card as you but only with a AMD Phenom 9750 CPU 4x... Like you said, there are a lot of device and software specific problems that just don't seem to fit, it is just a random spastic freeze up.
tryied xp home edition same thing. Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNDell, HP, Toshiba computers that will work with Windows 10 Creators UpdateMicrosoft to bring transparency & specify what data it collectsTechnical glitch made Windows Time service I have had MASSIVE computer issues. ZoronDec 29, 2009, 5:02 AM Random freezes / restarts can usually be attributed to RAM or power supply issues.