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Windows 7: Random Temporary Freezes

06 Mar 2012   #1
mrpotpot

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 
Random Temporary Freezes

Had a i7 860 gigabyte mobo 4gig of ram computer running windows 7 ultimate 64 about 6 months ago, for the year or 2 i had it, when i was playing games it would randomly lock up for a few seconds, whatever key i was pressing would remain to be pressed in the game and it would play windows device disconnect sound and it would fix, VERY VERY ANNOYING, so annoying infact i took that computer and broke it into little peices, litteraly. OK so i took my tax return a few weeks ago and bought a i7 2600 ASUS p8h61-m, 8gig of ram 2tb HD, and for a week it worked fine, can do anything i want while playing games, music, occasionally browse something or whatever, no problems. Today it started doing the same thing, every 10 minutes it will lock up for a sec or 2 and play the device disconnect sound for windows. Can Anyone help me!


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06 Mar 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Since they had different hardware and worked fine in the beginning I suspect its software and something you loaded again (a favorite game perhaps) that is causing the freezes. Are you overclocking?
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06 Mar 2012   #3
mrpotpot

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

no oc, the last computer i had was oc'd, ram and cpu. the only thing thats the same with both that has todo with the games is im using STEAM. maybe steam is doing something? because im playing a game i didnt play before and its doing it, but when i play star craft 2 it dont do it.
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