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Windows 7: How do I stop my computer from freezing and making that weird buzzing

02 Dec 2015   #1
confusedphantom

Windows 7
 
 
How do I stop my computer from freezing and making that weird buzzing

Hello there. I need help trying to solve a problem with my old computer. It's starting to constantly freeze when I'm running a couple of programs like Chrome or Skype or even a game on steam. I want to know how to fix it. I'd much rather get a new computer, but that's just not possible at the moment.

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PC/Desktop
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Dell
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Windows 7
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Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
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111.8 GB
MemoryEdit Value
6.2 GB
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ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series
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AMD High Definition Audio Device & Realtek High Definition
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N/A
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N/A
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585.4 GB
111.8 GB
PSUEdit Value
N/A
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N/A
CoolingEdit Value
N/A
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N/A
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N/A
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N/A
AntivirusEdit Value
Avast
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Google Chrome
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Bios: BIOS Date: 08/25/09 12:43:46 Ver: 0.0.1

HDD: (1) WDC WD6400AAKS-75A7B2 ATA Device (2) Generic- Compact Flash USB Device (3) Generic- MS/MS-Pro USB Device (4) Generic- SD/MMC USB Device (5) Generic- SM/xD Picture USB Device (6) SanDisk Cruzer USB Device (7) Mass Storage Device USB Device





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02 Dec 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Well you might try to clean install and see if that makes a difference if you have the installation media ?
If not review this,
ISO image

You could also consider the best upgrade and switch to a ssd in the process on clean install
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02 Dec 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Do you get a BSOD with that sound?
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02 Dec 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I agree with Mike, reinstall windows on a brand new ssd.

Your specs are quite confusing, a 111.8 GB motherboard ??

6.2 GB of memory ?

Please fill in your specs properly
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02 Dec 2015   #5
confusedphantom

Windows 7
 
 

haha I'll correct that when I can. I started the download. But, wait, if I uninstall Windows 7, what'll happen to all the files and programs that I installed?
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02 Dec 2015   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi
You'd need to back up all of your personal files before the clean install,
Any programs would need to be re-installed,
You could try this and keep all but if switching to a ssd it's best to clean install not transfer all of the garbage to an ssd,
SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System
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