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Windows 7: HELP - EVERY 30 SECONDS Windows 7 freezes

07 Oct 2010   #1
fringelunatic

7 64 bit
 
 
HELP - EVERY 30 SECONDS Windows 7 freezes

Yesterday morning I woke up and checked my PC. It was at the login prompt. Had done a random reboot (not the first time). When I logged in it was slow. Every now and then it froze. It BDOD'd a few times. Then it stabilized after I cleaned register and uninstalled apps I don't use anymore. Now, every 30 seconds it freezes. When it freezes I can still use mouse, and pointer still moves and can switch between windows, but I can't click on anything. The pointer also turns to that idiotic rotating blue thing. If I click on something when it is doing that --i.e. in Word or Firefox or any app-- the screen goes gray for about 20 secs, then it comes back and I can use everything again. Seems to freeze like this every 20 or 30 seconds

I am going CRAZY.

Please help


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07 Oct 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fringelunatic View Post
Yesterday morning I woke up and checked my PC. It was at the login prompt. Had done a random reboot (not the first time). When I logged in it was slow. Every now and then it froze. It BDOD'd a few times. Then it stabilized after I cleaned register and uninstalled apps I don't use anymore. Now, every 30 seconds it freezes. When it freezes I can still use mouse, and pointer still moves and can switch between windows, but I can't click on anything. The pointer also turns to that idiotic rotating blue thing. If I click on something when it is doing that --i.e. in Word or Firefox or any app-- the screen goes gray for about 20 secs, then it comes back and I can use everything again. Seems to freeze like this every 20 or 30 seconds

I am going CRAZY.

Please help
Does it do the same in safe mode (F8)?
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07 Oct 2010   #3
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Download MemTest86+, burn the iso to a cd (or download the USB installer to a usb drive), boot the computer from it and have it run 3 or so full tests on the memory to rule that out:

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
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07 Oct 2010   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Try doing a Clean Boot, see what that tells you.
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07 Oct 2010   #5
gregrocker

 

What did you use to clean registry? Most registry cleaners besides CCleaner are sales scams that have no genius behind them, and some can harm or even infect your computer.

First check for infection by downloading and installing Malwarebytes, update and run a full scan. Malwarebytes

Install, update and run a full scan with the best free AV: MS Security Essentials which is recommended by almost everyone here. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Next check System Files by running SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker.

Google repeat errors in Event Viewer>Admin View to see how others have resolved them.

Run the memtest suggested earlier, then test your HD using maker's full repair CD scan: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

Consider a Repair Install as a last resort before clean reinstalling.
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09 Oct 2010   #6
fringelunatic

7 64 bit
 
 

Ok Greg I did EVERYTHING on your list. No issues found. There was a disk error but I fixed it.

I have What's Running up and it shows under IP connections that my PC is accessing all kinds of IPs, even when I don't have a browser up. I have run every virus checker under the sun and they can't find anything. How can I prevent my PC from going out to these IP addresses?
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09 Oct 2010   #7
fringelunatic

7 64 bit
 
 

At times What's Running shows I have up to 49 IP connections. Is that normal?
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11 Oct 2010   #8
fringelunatic

7 64 bit
 
 
Bumping

Bump ^
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15 Oct 2010   #9
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Did you run the memtest to rule that out?
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15 Oct 2010   #10
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fringelunatic View Post
Yesterday morning I woke up and checked my PC. It was at the login prompt. Had done a random reboot (not the first time). When I logged in it was slow. Every now and then it froze. It BDOD'd a few times. Then it stabilized after I cleaned register and uninstalled apps I don't use anymore. Now, every 30 seconds it freezes. When it freezes I can still use mouse, and pointer still moves and can switch between windows, but I can't click on anything. The pointer also turns to that idiotic rotating blue thing. If I click on something when it is doing that --i.e. in Word or Firefox or any app-- the screen goes gray for about 20 secs, then it comes back and I can use everything again. Seems to freeze like this every 20 or 30 seconds

I am going CRAZY.

Please help
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