I have been using Windows 7 for a long time
and only recently, after some updates from Microsoft, has my machine been hanging
. It seems that the only time it hangs is when Outlook 2007 is running. I have the send/rcv set to 3 minutes and i use about a dozen accounts that are either pop3 or IMAP.
All the PSTs check out OK.
Upon hanging, the machine is "frozen", and does not update the clock, react to the keyboard, etc. As this problem has occurred many times this week, I have tried leaving the machine for hours to see if it would recover, it does not. There are no powersaver options on. All hardware passes diagnostics, as I checked that something might be weird or dying but everything looks good. Only the outlook behavior is bad. This problem ONLY occurs when outlook is running.
The last two messages that occurred in the event log (tonight) at the times the PC locked up are:
(first hang) The winlogon notification subscriber <Sens> was unavailable to handle a notification event.
(second hang) The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> was unavailable to handle a notification event.
I am running an older ASUS Pentium P5GD1 Motherboard with 4 GB memory and Windows 7 Pro.
It is VERY impractical not to run Outlook. How can I fix this problem so that I don't have to A) look for an outlook alternative. and B) don't have to run outlook under VMWARE or something that won't crash the rest of my machine.
I am going to download an eval copy of VMWARE to experiment if the virtual OS hangs without hanging the rest of my computer.
Meanwhile, WTF is with outlook?!
Help!? Thanks in advance.