Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Completely random freezes, lockups, and BSOD's

25 Jun 2015   #1
myoblastic

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Completely random freezes, lockups, and BSOD's

Recently, I've been having very random program freezes (Firefox will lock up, then maybe Steam), and I have to wait a couple minutes for everything to "settle down". If I'm on a Skype call, the call will usually disconnect and sometimes Skype will crash claiming a disk i/o error.

Sometimes I have to restart my computer my computer, either using the windows option or forcefully with the power button, and often a lot of error message will pop up before it restarts. And every so often when these freezes happen/restarts, I will BSOD.

I'm wondering if a full hard drive replacement and reinstalling windows will fix this issue (since I've been planning to do that anyways), but I'm also wondering if it isn't my hard drives but another issues?

Thanks for your help!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Jun 2015   #2
myoblastic

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Also in some games like League of Legends and Counterstrike : GO, I will randomly crash to a black screen/stuttering on one frame and either the game will crash and require a restart or I will have to wait a little for it to recover from the crash.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Completely random freezes, lockups, and BSOD's




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Random BSOD and Lockups
I'm getting close to my wits end have viewed several posts and threads to no avail. My computer will randomly lock up for sometimes a few seconds to maybe a few minutes, at times it will even blue screen on me. I've tried to reproduce the issue by running various stress and integrity tests on my...
BSOD Help and Support
Completely Random Hangups / Freezes
For a week now, my computer has been locking up, freezing, hanging, whatever you want to call it, at completely random times. Sometimes I am using it, sometimes it's been sitting idle for an hour or more. I reinstalled Windows on a fresh hard drive and recovered my pictures, documents, and...
BSOD Help and Support
Random freezes/lockups
I've had this system working fine for a year or so bit it is causing problems for a while now and it is getting really on my nerves. So to jump right in these are my specs: Windows 7 home permium 64bit updated from vista Intel core i7 920 2.67Ghz 6MB RAM Nvidia GeForce GTX 275 Gigabyte...
BSOD Help and Support
Lockups and freezes, BSOD, Event Error #11
I have a laptop that worked fine for about 4 months, but it's having errors now. It was locking up and freezing pretty badly on startup, looked like it was related to explorer.exe crashes. I installed SP1 beta to eliminate any corrupt file problems and it helped with the lockups. It is getting...
BSOD Help and Support
W764b - Completely random freezes
Ever since I got this new computer, it freezes up at random. Everything just stops: mouse pointer doesn't move anymore, video freezes,.. it's like I made a screenshot and am viewing it in fullscreen.. The first crash I can remember is when I was installing World of Warcraft, I didn't think much...
BSOD Help and Support
Random Lockups...HARD lockups
Ok, so I built a friend a Core i7 920 based system. here are the specifics: Core i7 920 ASUS P6T Motherboard 6GB OCZ DDR3 Memory Corsair 750W PSU 300GB Velociraptor Wstern Digital HDD PNY GTX 285 Video Card
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:14.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App