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Windows 7: HELP: Windows 7 random freeze, force restart needed almost every day!

04 Jun 2013   #1
ColonelSanders

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 
HELP: Windows 7 random freeze, force restart needed almost every day!

What's up guys

I'm having a problem with either Windows 7 or possibly my PC hardware which is causing my comp to just freeze instantly out the blue. I'm talking like the mouse stops working and then everything on the screen stops working. Waiting for almost an hour doesn't seem to un-freeze the machine and each time I have to frustratingly do a hard reset

Num lock/Caps lock buttons stop working also, so there is completely no activity or response from my PC, although the machine stays on and the fans still work etc...

Things that may help you to identify the problem:

**OS (Windows 7 64-bit) is installed on a 120GB SSD drive.

**Event Viewer says that 8 days ago (27th May 2013) "The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume \Device\HarddiskVolume8."

** Also I have been having problems with 2 drivers on my machine, the NVIDIA drivers always seem to stop working and crash my GUI (They always successfully recover according to Windows) But the display driver crashes at least twice a week, and they're all the latest, up to date NVIDIA drivers directly from their website.

**The 2nd driver is for my TP-LINK wireless adapter (Model TL-WN822N) whenever I re-connected the adapter the machine would instantly blue screen on me, and give me a 2057 Locale ID upon login. (This has stopped happening now).

** Whenever I login the machine takes at least 60 seconds to "unfreeze", I can keep loading the start menu and the mouse hover still works on the icons, but the Windows network icon freezes during the "detecting network" animation, you know the little blue circle that spins when loading wireless networks? After about a minute or so I can finally open programs and it finally connects to the network. (I'm not sure if this is related to my problem, although it doesn't really help!)

I'm not sure what the exact cause is, it could be the SSD or the combination of suspect drivers making the comp freeze. During Cinema 4D usage the computer sometimes does freeze for like 20 mins, and then when it comes back on the display drivers have crashed :\

Any help would be much appreciated, as I'm not entirely sure where to start with this one!

Thanks folks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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04 Jun 2013   #2
ColonelSanders

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 

System specs:

====MOTHERBOARD====
ASUS Sabertooth Z77

====CPU====
Intel i7 3770

====GPU====
(2x) MSI GTX 560Ti Twin Frzr II (In SLI)

====PSU====
OCZ 1,000W Gold Series

====RAM====
12GB Mushkin Redline

====STORAGE====
1x 120GB SSD (Windows 7)
1x 34GB HDD
1x 35GB HDD
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