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: Random Freezing/Locking up


15 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Random Freezing/Locking up

System Specs : AMD athlon 4000+
Motherboard - Geforce 6100-m9
Video - Nvidia 8800gt



System continuously and randomly freezes/locks up during random actions. Tried Clean boot, Driver installs, Memory timings, and Safe mode system repair. NOTHING prevents this. any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

If you can get in, go to Start > Run, and type msconfig. Uncheck everything except your virus scanner.

At the command prompt type cmd, Now type sfc /scannow.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #3

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WTBlinux View Post
System Specs : AMD athlon 4000+
Motherboard - Geforce 6100-m9
Video - Nvidia 8800gt



System continuously and randomly freezes/locks up during random actions. Tried Clean boot, Driver installs, Memory timings, and Safe mode system repair. NOTHING prevents this. any ideas?
Yep

type eventvwr in search. Goto windows logs>applications tab. Look for errors (they have red in the left hand column) that mention app hang, app crash, etc. when you find them and you will use the built in snipping tool to make a screen shot and upload it to us using the attachment icon (shaped like a paper clip) in the reply form.

Also
Look in c:\windows\minidump in case a file was created. If not there search *.DMP and upload them if avail.

See pics

Hope this helps and let us know if you need help

Ken J+
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


15 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Ken J+.

I still haven;t figured out how to analyze those .dmp files.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reghakr View Post
Ken J+.

I still haven;t figured out how to analyze those .dmp files.
Piece of cake. do about 5000 and have the right tools

Seriously

Blue screen view

Windebugger

Let me know (PM) if you need help


Ken J+
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Blue screen view never really worked for me and I got lambasted by a unnamed person who made me look inferior.

Windebugger............I'll give that a try

thanks

Jim
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 
hrm?

got no errors :/

however its been 3 days since my last freeze up and i've started it into a clean boot again if i manually start avast and leave a clean boot it seems to be ok
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

of course as soon as i reply that i get a freeze.... however i found 2 errors in my log now from it


hopefully this will help you fix this annoying OS
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Random Freezing/Locking up




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Random Freezing/Locking up
Thread Forum
BSOD at random, also PC locking up for 5-10 seconds. error 0x00000101 BSOD Help and Support
Computer locking up after random lengths of time General Discussion
Newly built computer random freezing and freezing on starting windows General Discussion
Freezing/Locking up periodically BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 Professional 64bit freezing/locking up randomly BSOD Help and Support
Random 30sec-3min Hanging/Locking up BSOD Help and Support
My system is freezing/locking. 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 01:10 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33