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Windows 7: Windows freezes after launching any application

13 Jul 2014   #1
KristoforoH

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows freezes after launching any application

So, all started about 2 months ago. My computer kept freezing after launching any application, it was working veeery slow and after a couple of seconds only thing that I could do was shaking cursor, when I tried to open Ctrl-Alt-Delete menu the screen was going black and computer was self-restarting. I did MBAM scan in Safe Mode, but nothing was detected. I formatted my notebook disk completely and installed system from manufacturer's CD. It was working very well until yesterday. Now everything is like it was these 2 months ago. If it have any importance, a week ago I had a "Kernel data inpage error" BSoD that damaged my wireless network drivers, and disk was useless for short time, but HD Tune didn't find anything wrong on it. Please, help, I don't want to use Linux forever!

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Please, reply anyone... even post that you have it somewhere deep and You won't help me...


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13 Jul 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

When you run Linux is it from a Live CD? Or do you boot it from HD? If Live CD I suspect hardware or a sneaky malware. You might try one of those bootable malware scan rescue discs.

Also if you did a quick format that doesn't overwrite the data. Malware could easily survive a quick format.
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15 Jul 2014   #3
Vuxy

 

Hello Kristoforoh,

That issue doesn't sound very good.

As mentioned in MilesAhead reply, you can try to use a bootable malware scanner, which you can download onto a disk via another computer and then put it into the computer which is freezing.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk?level=2
http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA-Labs/security-threats/tools/rescue-cd/
http://www.bitdefender.com/support/How-to-create-a-BitDefender-Rescue-CD-627.html
http://www.avira.com/en/support-download-avira-antivir-rescue-system
http://www.avg.com/us-en/avg-rescue-cd-download
http://www.freedrweb.com/livecd/
http://www.superantispyware.com/portablescanner.html
http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208283363

Thank you to Stephen Boots from Microsoft Community for the links above.

If possible (don't worry if you can't) can you attach a screenshot of the programs you have in Programs and Features?

Thank you,
Vinny Buxton
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