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Windows 7: Random hard drive lock-ups

29 Jul 2009   #21

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jackdawg View Post
I think it is primarily a AHCI issue. Installing Intel Matrix Storage Manager fixed it for me.
Choose a similar driver depending on your motherboard chipsets and try again.
Hope this helps.
Fixed !!

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31 Jul 2009   #22

Windows 7

Yes, the solution to this problem is to install Intel Matrix Storage Manager.
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02 Jun 2010   #23

Windows 7 home Premium 64 bit
Im having the same problem

Random lockups with hard drive light constantly on. When windows resumes all events are processed in order.. All drivers are up to date thru driver agent. Please help im going nuts. PC worked fine from october till about this april with windows 7- 32 bit then started having these issues. I upgraded to to 7 -64 bit and am still experiencing the same thing..

Asus M4A79XTD Evo
TripleCore AMD Phenom II X3 Black Edition 720, 2800 MHz
4gig Mushkin 991659 DDR3 2x2 memory kit
ATI Radeon HD 4870 (1024 MB)
Corsair 650TX P.S.
WD 500GB sata H.D
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03 Jun 2010   #24

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

If you are running only 2gb of ram you may need to acquire some more RAM. With an Intel processor you should have at least 6gb of ram otherwise as you said the drive will lock up from to little RAM.
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03 Jun 2010   #25

Windows 7 home Premium 64 bit

Im running 4 gigs 2- 2 gig sticks And I have an AMD processor
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