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Windows 7: Desktop Remains Frozen,Help!

30 Jan 2010   #1

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Desktop Remains Frozen,Help!

Hi,
My desktop remains frozen after i turn my pc on...initially everythings fine but after half an hour or so the desktop freezes,i cant click on an icon, nor can i right click on an empty area. It gets really frustrating as i have to access the files placed on my desktop by opening my computer from the start menu. Taskbar works fine
Any solutions guys?

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30 Jan 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Do you have any yellow marks next to drivers? Are all of them updated, such as video and sound?
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30 Jan 2010   #3

windows 7
 
 

all drivers are working fine,i have nvidia 8500gt and soundblaster 5.1. both of them are working fine
the only yellow marks are against the bluetooth device drivers but they go away when i unplug the bluetooth device from the usb port...the desktop freezing problem still persists!
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30 Jan 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Have you checked the memory with MemTest? MemTest: RAM reliability tester for Windows
Check each stick individually.

Also, make sure your computer isn't over heating. How to Fix Overheating Computers | eHow.com
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30 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I had this problem and it turned out to be the video card - even though the video card checked out and was reported doing fine in the device manager. Have you tried booting in the safe mode? If so does it freeze? I finally did a slective boot and all went well until the video drivers loaded. And I tried various video drivers from the Nvidia website.

The advice above is spot on; do a thorough memory test to rule out a bad memory stick.
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31 Jan 2010   #6

windows 7
 
 

Ran MemTest till 115%, zero errors!
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31 Jan 2010   #7

windows 7
 
 

i have intel onboard temperature sensors...no heating issues either
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31 Jan 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Did you try the safe mode?
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