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: Computer boots to desktop, then freezes. Maybe a Graphics problem?

22 Feb 2012   #1
TheEarthSheep

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Computer boots to desktop, then freezes. Maybe a Graphics problem?

Running Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit on a Lenovo Ideapad Laptop

Note: I'm not particularly tech-savvy, so I apologize if this seems incoherent to you.

Two days ago, I was trying to make my monitor display just a little less contrast, so I opened a utility called Intel HD Graphics that I found on the bottom right toolbar, and it had sliders with which I fixed the problem. But then I noticed a slider called "Hue", and by moving that quickly from side to side, my monitor went from blue to green to pink to yellow and back again, what can I say, I'm easily entertained.

Anyway, the computer froze up, and I had to rude boot it. From then on, I would start the computer, and it would look good, like it would start for real, and I would even see some icons on the desktop, but then it would freeze up and I'd have to rude boot it again. It still works in Safe Mode.

Any help?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Feb 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

In Safe Mode, open a Command Prompt, type chkdsk /r and press Enter.
You will see a message like this:

Quote:
>chkdsk /r
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Cannot lock current drive.

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be
checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)
Enter Y then reboot normally. Let chkdsk run to completion. This can take and hour or more.

See if that fixes the problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Computer boots to desktop, then freezes. Maybe a Graphics problem?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Computer starts, boots up and freezes at black screen
My PC was given to me as a gift, but I was given it used from the previous owner and later found out it was refurbished. It is a Gateway NV53A. I have always had issues with BSOD's and Windows errors, and most of them either driver or memory related. I fixed and updated all drivers, but never did...
Hardware & Devices
Computer only boots to "Advanced Boot Options" then freezes
Hello, My computer is an HP dv7 laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium. When I turn the computer on, it only opens to the "Advanced Boot Options", but it does not respond to the keyboard, such as directional arrows and "Enter". On starting up I can hold down the F8 key and get the first BIOS page,...
General Discussion
Not really BSOD, but computer boots to locked desktop every time
While my computer is NOT BSOD'ing, it does this: Cold start, system boots all the way to the desktop. If I bring mouse to lower bar, it displays the "busy" ring. The area down in the lower right will load about 7 of the programs running (normally closer to 16). Nothing is "clickable" anywhere on...
BSOD Help and Support
Computer boots in SAFE mode, but freezes on home if boot normally
Help!!! my HP laptop has stopped working, freezing whenever i try to open any program. It however works fine in SAFE mode, but with limited functionality. what do i do. can it be fixed without disk?
General Discussion
Laptop boots into desktop then fully freezes
As the title says, i am very frustrated at this problem i went to boot my system as i have done for the past 8 weeks, this time it booted up normal but froze about 30seconds after the desktop shows up. i have covered all the bases i can think of (advanced sys recovery)didnt work, (safe mode) still...
General Discussion
Driver Problem with Network Adapter every time computer boots up
I have a Netgear WNA1100 Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter that seems to be connected to my secured network with limited access, meaning the internet won't work whenever the computer is booted up. It mainly shows the clear bars and the gold star. Whenever I'd try using the Windows 7 Network...
Drivers


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 00:20.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App