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Windows 7: Win 7 freeze have to hard reboot

07 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Win 7 freeze have to hard reboot


The system started freezing when I was watching videos on VLC and WMP, usually 20 min into the movie/clip. The screen freezes completely and the sound from the movie/clip gets distorted and looped until I hard reboot. This has also occuried some times now and then even when browsing pictures on this forum. However it has never frozen when I watch a stream on youtube or other streaming sites. Does this sound like something that could be fixed?

Here are my specs:

Operating System :Windows 7 Home Premium Home Edition Media Center 6.01.7600 (32-bit)
Mainboard : Acer JM70
Chipset : Intel PM45
Processor : Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T6600 @ 2200MHz
Physical Memory : 4096MB (2 x 2048 DDR3-SDRAM )
Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Hard Disk 1: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 (500GB)
Hard Disk 2: Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 (500GB)

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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07 Jan 2011   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hello Soultaco and Welcome to SF !

There are few things you need to do to find out what the problem is.

1, First thing we need to reboot the System in Selective Startup Run Selective Startup using System Configuration

2, Check the Temps in you System lets make sure it's not Heat issue use Speedfan application

3, Run a Hardware Diagnostic (Hard drive & Memory) follow this link for instructions Hardware Diagnostic !! « Captain Debugger

Report us back the results
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