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Windows 7: Windows acting weird shortly after start-up


09 Jan 2012   #1

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Windows acting weird shortly after start-up

I start up my PC and minutes after loading the desktop it pretty much freezes. Before it freezes I can just open things like My Documents and stuff and seems to work perfectly fine. After it freezes, clicking anywhere on the taskbar results into some message pop-up that asks if I want to close Explorer (Ok / Cancel)... Clicking anywhere else doesn't do anything. Anything with the keyboard stops working.
I'm currently in safe-mode which works just fine. Tried the F8 thing to load Windows in previous working state twice, but has no effect.

Is there anything that could help?

Also, I can't remember having done anything that I normally don't... except that I un-installed some games I don't play anymore to free up HD space yesterday.

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09 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7
 
 

Ok, I'm now in normal Windows mode, Firefox is running fine now. But Task Manager fails to work... it's frozen. Clicking anywhere on the taskbar still results in this message:

Quote:
The application is not responding. The program may respond again if you wait.

Do you want to end this process?

[End Process] [Cancel]
Cancel only closes the message but solves nothing...

EDIT: Wow... it suddenly started working again.
Still, anyone know what causes this to happen?
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09 Jan 2012   #3

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09 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Yup, sure. I know it's a long list... not sure if that's bad. Or how to make it shorter.
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09 Jan 2012   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Milennin View Post
Yup, sure. I know it's a long list... not sure if that's bad. Or how to make it shorter.
looks normal. you could try going to event viewer and seeing the list of errors under >custom views>administrative events
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09 Jan 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You say you unloaded some games to free up hard drive space.

I'm not certain on the ball-park figure, but as I understand it, once the used space reaches 80% you may have fragmentation issues, which makes the data harder to find.
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09 Jan 2012   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Milennin View Post
Yup, sure. I know it's a long list... not sure if that's bad. Or how to make it shorter.
looks normal. you could try going to event viewer and seeing the list of errors under >custom views>administrative events
Okay, thanks. It seemed like a huge list, so wasn't sure.=p
And I'll try that suggestion.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
You say you unloaded some games to free up hard drive space.

I'm not certain on the ball-park figure, but as I understand it, once the used space reaches 80% you may have fragmentation issues, which makes the data harder to find.
Yes, I did some de-fragging right after I un-installed them.
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