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Windows 7: 7 freezes while browsing Internet

11 Oct 2009   #91

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dahak View Post
Well, good luck i've come by this thread, or I would have reverted back to Vista.

Fixes I have tried but did not seem to work:
- disabling IPHelper
- setting the EnableActiveProbing registry parameter to 0

Fix that worked:
- rolled back the video driver to 180.48

The way my 7 freezed:

- the whole system just hanged at random intervals, for up to 1 minute at a time, during which nothing responded.
- this happened whether I used a browser or not, although it seems that it hanged quicker if I had used a browser.


Note to moderator: make this thread sticky, it's quite useful.

hello, i only registered to say thank you.
i had random freezing all the time, i didnt know what to do, what is causing it, i tried reinstalling 1000x times, tried both 32bit and 64bit, nothing changed. i was really frustrated, then i found this thread and my problem is gone
i did all the things mentioned above, and i think it was a the video card driver that fixed for me aswell. i also had a creative audigy 2 card which i removed after i installed the driver so either that or the driver fixed it, and its all working perfectly (except for Gtalk, which freezez after i start it but i dont care that much)

so thanks again for this thread, now my pc is working as it is intended im so happy


im a bit afraid to update video card drivers for now, i might try it in 3-4 months.

since i couldnt figure out whats the reason of the crashes, i leave my config info here, so if anybody with the same hardware experiences the random freezing, he'll know what to do.

Abit AB9
nVidia 8800GT
4GB Geil ram

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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11 Oct 2009   #92

vista/win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by omarsonic View Post


hello, i only registered to say thank you.
i had random freezing all the time, i didnt know what to do, what is causing it, i tried reinstalling 1000x times, tried both 32bit and 64bit, nothing changed. i was really frustrated, then i found this thread and my problem is gone
i did all the things mentioned above, and i think it was a the video card driver that fixed for me aswell. i also had a creative audigy 2 card which i removed after i installed the driver so either that or the driver fixed it, and its all working perfectly (except for Gtalk, which freezez after i start it but i dont care that much)

so thanks again for this thread, now my pc is working as it is intended im so happy


im a bit afraid to update video card drivers for now, i might try it in 3-4 months.

since i couldnt figure out whats the reason of the crashes, i leave my config info here, so if anybody with the same hardware experiences the random freezing, he'll know what to do.

Abit AB9
nVidia 8800GT
4GB Geil ram
Glad you solved the problem.
I had since updated my video driver to 191.07 and it seems that the freezing issue has been solved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Dec 2009   #93

7 64bit
 
 

Hi. I registered at this lovely forum for this very thread.
sorry if i'm bumping a dead/old/closed thread

I have the same problem as virtually everyone else and actually have the exact same problem as someone else being my system freezes when viewing anything 'flash' based in my browser (FF, IE, Chrome).
I've had IP Helper disabled and I'm running off the 195.xx drivers on my nvidia 9600gt.
I've literally restarted my system after it froze only to have it freeze again when I restore the last pages from my interrupted browsing session (Encyclopedia Metallum set it off the past few times).

So is the suggestion of 'rolling back' to a previous vista display driver set the working?
is there something else or new updates to this?

Clean install / Windows 7 64
MSI K9N2 - 4 gigs ram - Nvidia 9600gt
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad - 2.6ghz
onboard sound (removed Audigy2zs from previous assumption it was source of problem)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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07 Dec 2009   #94

vista/win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apuhthee View Post
Hi. I registered at this lovely forum for this very thread.
sorry if i'm bumping a dead/old/closed thread

I have the same problem as virtually everyone else and actually have the exact same problem as someone else being my system freezes when viewing anything 'flash' based in my browser (FF, IE, Chrome).
I've had IP Helper disabled and I'm running off the 195.xx drivers on my nvidia 9600gt.
I've literally restarted my system after it froze only to have it freeze again when I restore the last pages from my interrupted browsing session (Encyclopedia Metallum set it off the past few times).

So is the suggestion of 'rolling back' to a previous vista display driver set the working?
is there something else or new updates to this?

Clean install / Windows 7 64
MSI K9N2 - 4 gigs ram - Nvidia 9600gt
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad - 2.6ghz
onboard sound (removed Audigy2zs from previous assumption it was source of problem)
Well, you could try to rollback to 180.48 or older. You could also try reinstalling your flash addons with older flash versions, see www.filehippo.com for that.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2009   #95

windows 7 Ultimate Built 7600
 
 

Hello!!!

I guess that our mobo is the root of every trouble! I have an Abit AB9 , with a dual core processor E6700, 2 GB of RAM and a GeForce 8600GT graphics card! I have the same problem, whenever i had a browser window open or even msn sometimes, everything was freezing and i had to reboot my pc.
I'll try to rollback the driver, install all the new ones for the mobo and disablethe IPhelper and i'll tell you what happened!

Thanks for the existence of this topic
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #96

7 64bit
 
 

Hopefully this helps someone. I noticed everyone seemed to have Nvidia GPU's and did some research. I also noticed 64bit OS seems to be an issue as well.
I've found upgrading my drivers and flash by following all this:
FLAWLESS FLASH VIDEO
has seemed to work for me, I've tried the sites that trigger the freeze and haven't seem to have one yet.
Oh - an if you follow my suggestion or choose to roll back remember to run Adobes uninstaller of flash just to be safe.
How to uninstall the Adobe Flash Player plug-in and ActiveX control
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Dec 2009   #97

windows 7 Ultimate Built 7600
 
 

I got mad with the freezing issues and tried to install ubuntu over windows 7. I had the same freezing problem over the installation. I finally unplugged all my usb devices and the problem was located on the wireless mouse :S What to say???
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Dec 2009   #98

windows 7 Ultimate Built 7600
 
 

Well, it's time to laugh our as*es out! Seriously!! As I have said before, I have a desktop PC. I've made everything I found in the forums for the freezing issue, and nothing happened. It continued freezing. But i have forgotten a thread, which contained the solution of changing the power saving option from balanced to high performance. I did so and everything stopped freezing!! I can now be happy with my windows 7!! Guys, try it! I was about to throw my desktop pc in the sea and it was such a silly issue :P
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Dec 2009   #99

7 HP & ULT
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by invalid86 View Post
Well, it's time to laugh our as*es out! Seriously!! As I have said before, I have a desktop PC. I've made everything I found in the forums for the freezing issue, and nothing happened. It continued freezing. But i have forgotten a thread, which contained the solution of changing the power saving option from balanced to high performance. I did so and everything stopped freezing!! I can now be happy with my windows 7!! Guys, try it! I was about to throw my desktop pc in the sea and it was such a silly issue :P
U might be onto something....I'll report back after a week or so...

EDIT: Now it's worse! Now it freezes while NOT surfing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Dec 2009   #100

windows 7
 
 
windows 7 freezes

i have the same issue when browsing the internet. but mine also does it when playing videos and music on and off the internet.. ex: windows media player etc.. this started happening when i installed 7.....
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