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Windows 7: Computer constantly freezes.

20 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional

I've just done a system restore to the 16/9/2010 just before a critical update. (had to do it while in safe mode)
It still crashes.

Im using AVG Anti-Virus latest version.

PS. I'll be going to sleep now. Thanks for everyones help.

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20 Sep 2010   #12

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

When you awake,

Download Microsoft Security Essentials.

Remove AVG.
AVG Removal
AVG - Tools download

Install and run Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE).

MSE is free, updated regularly by MS, small footprint, non-interfering, excellent performance in all aspects (the evaluation is from reviews and tests by reputable security centers/services/sites).

You will not regret this action.
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21 Sep 2010   #13

Windows 7 Professional

It WORKS!! Thanks a lot!
Should I download another AV or stick with Microsoft Security Essentials?
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21 Sep 2010   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Stay with MSE, it is considered one of the best, so why switch. BTW it is the one that I use. I swtiched from Mcafee. On my first scan it found 6 nasties missed by Mcafee. Good luck.
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21 Sep 2010   #15

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

I agree with Rich. Also do NOT run two AV programs.
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