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Windows 7: PC Intermittently Locking Up

21 Apr 2014   #1
elprice7345

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
PC Intermittently Locking Up

I have a PC that I use mainly to backup my various computers in my house.

Over the last few weeks, it has been intermittently locking up - sort of. When I can no longer remote into the PC, I can usually physically login. After I login, sometimes I can open new programs, but usually it just freezes. At that point, I have to manually reboot the system and then everything works fine for a period.

When the lockups started, at first, they were very infrequent, maybe once every couple of weeks. Now they've progressed to happening daily or even more often.

It doesn't blue screen. I don't see any telltale events in the event log. It just (sort of) locks up.

At this point I'm hoping someone can help point me in the right direction for troubleshooting and/or things to try.


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21 Apr 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Did you backup this pc with a system image ?
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21 Apr 2014   #3
elprice7345

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Yes, I have backups.
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