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Windows 7: Constant freezing with seemingly no reason

07 May 2012   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

WIN | type MSCONFIG | STARTUP tab | ENTER
uncheck ALL except for:
Code:
egui    "C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe" /hide /waitservice
SynTPEnh    %ProgramFiles%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
REBOOT!


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07 May 2012   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Are you seeing any error messages?

Do you see any errors in Device Manager?

Do you have any spare parts to swap in to see if the problems then disappear?

If nothing else, run sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt to see if it finds any errors.
He's got a laptop, thus part swapping is a difficult option.
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07 May 2012   #13
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Go back to the task scheduler and
DISABLE ALL
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07 May 2012   #14
Dan33185

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 64-bit
 
 

Total fragmented space is 0% according to pre defragmentation report
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07 May 2012   #15
Dan33185

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dan33185 View Post
I know lack of ram isn't the problem as this has just popped up in the last few weeks and I've had the computer for over a year now.
Sure am glad that with your wealth of experience you know immediately more than someone who has done this for more years than you are old.

And it was going so well up to this point. Chill dude, I was just saying I hadn't had any problems with the 2 gigs I've had for a year now. I'm sure you know more than anyone here about computers.
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07 May 2012   #16
Dan33185

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Are you seeing any error messages?

Do you see any errors in Device Manager?

Do you have any spare parts to swap in to see if the problems then disappear?

If nothing else, run sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt to see if it finds any errors.

No error message, it just freezes for a couple minutes, and then resumes as if nothing happened. It will do it again at random intervals. I've ran scannow a few times, never finds any problems though.
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07 May 2012   #17
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Uninstall:
Code:
Advanced SystemCare 5    IObit    3/19/2012        5.2.0
Bonjour    Apple Inc.    10/5/2010    1.78 MB    2.0.3.0
DAEMON Tools Lite    DT Soft Ltd            4.40.2.0131
FileZilla Client 3.5.3    FileZilla Project            3.5.3
Glary Utilities 2.30.0.1066    Glarysoft Ltd    12/7/2010        2.30.0.1066
IObit Malware Fighter    IObit    10/2/2011        1.0
Norton Internet Security    Symantec Corporation    5/19/2010        17.0.0.136
Norton Online Backup    Symantec    4/27/2010    1.75 MB    1.2.20.0
Smart Defrag 2    IObit    6/20/2011        2.1
StreamTorrent 1.0                
Uninstall 1.0.0.1        12/22/2010        
µTorrent                2.0.4
you have both Eset and Norton. I consider Eset to be the better of the two, but if you prefer norton then uninstall Eset. Two av programs are not better than one but rather cause problems, slow performance and even mouse hangs.

REMOVAL OF P2P PROGRAMS

There are signs of one or more P2P (Peer to Peer) File Sharing Programs on your computer.

As long as you are using any form of P2P networking to download files, you can anticipate malware infestations.

References citing the risk of using P2P programs:

Malware: Help prevent the Infection
Perils of P2P File Sharing
How to Prevent the Online Invasion of Spyware and Adware

I strongly recommend that you uninstall:
µTorrent

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Please uninstall the programs I've listed until your problem is solved.
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07 May 2012   #18
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dan33185 View Post
Chill dude, I was just saying I hadn't had any problems with the 2 gigs I've had for a year now. I'm sure you know more than anyone here about computers.
Have a nice day!
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07 May 2012   #19
Dan33185

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 64-bit
 
 

Weird, never noticed Norton on there. I'm guessing it came with the computer as I never installed it myself. I prefer Eset as well so I will leave that and uninstall Norton. It's hard to tell if any of these steps are working as I can't reproduce the problem on demand. If these steps work:

WIN | type MSCONFIG | STARTUP tab | ENTER
uncheck ALL except for:
Code:
egui "C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe" /hide /waitservice
SynTPEnh %ProgramFiles%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
REBOOT!


Go back to the task scheduler and
DISABLE ALL

What does that mean then? Do I need to uninstall something in particular?
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07 May 2012   #20
Dan33185

MS Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 64-bit
 
 

Alright, anyone here who doesn't take a totally innocent statement as a personal insult want to help from here?
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