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Windows 7: Computer freezing help

28 Feb 2014   #71
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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28 Feb 2014   #72
Thedoctor44

 

alright, I always wondered how to print screen the active window. If I do get any crashes I'll let you know.
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01 Mar 2014   #73
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I need to re-write that, it should say ALT+PRNTSCRN keys.
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18 Mar 2014   #74
Thedoctor44

 

Right, everything has been fine since I uninstalled Physx about 2 weeks ago just after I last posted here. Today, listening to music on Youtube and playing a game my computer just froze. Now I really don't think it's hardware or anything because 2 solid weeks with constant use and no problems. I honestly don't have any other ideas. It's so baffling I can't get my head around it.
the only thing I've found is on the event viewer which are 4 File system Filters being loaded at the exact time of the freeze which are 'SymEFA', 'FileInfo', 'eeCtrl' and 'BHDrvx64'.
Any ideas anyone?
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18 Mar 2014   #75
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I hate to say it but it may be because of Norton 360. I use Norton Internet security with no problems, but the 360 has too many tweaking options.
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18 Mar 2014   #76
Thedoctor44

 

If it is Norton that's causing it I'm not bothered anyway, I'm going to switch to bullguard. In fact I was going to anyway later this week.
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18 Mar 2014   #77
Thedoctor44

 

I know this is a bit off topic but I want to get in to debugging more. I'm reading Windows Internals and I go on a few different threads and help people out as best I can, I go on a couple of other forums now and then but I have to say, this is by far the most difficult issue I've seen. I've never found a definite cure so far for my PC and it's a year old.
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18 Mar 2014   #78
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Debugging is up there with rocket science and brain surgery, My best wishes to you.
If you haven't found our section on it, there is a lot of info here:
Crash and lockup debug 'How To' - Windows 7 Help Forums
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19 Mar 2014   #79
Thedoctor44

 

I just find it very interesting. I mean I've had a lot of BSODs and freezes since I've had my pc which has inspired me because I know how frustrating it is to have all these problems and that there are many other people out there that need help with it.
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19 Mar 2014   #80
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It is interesting I agree. I look at the reports generated by others and see if I can figure out where in the world they come up with the causes/solutions.
I have asked some BSOD team people and got good feedback. Others reply as if the burped up the Oxford English Dictionary.
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