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Windows 7: Wireless keyboard&headset both stop working randomly for 2 seconds

20 Dec 2013   #1
Mrarroyo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Wireless keyboard&headset both stop working randomly for 2 seconds

I use a Turtle Beach EarForce PX3 (wireless headset) and a wireless Logitech keyboard. After using my computer for a while (few hrs.), my keyboard and headset both 'freeze up' for about 2 seconds every few minutes. My keyboard will act as if my finger is still on the button I was pressing (if I was pressing one) and my headset (both speakers and mic) stop working during these 2 seconds. I used to think it was just my headset until I recently started using a wireless keyboard. I also use a netgear wireless USB adapter. Another thing: my internet connection does not go out during this time as far as I am aware. Does anyone know how I can fix this? (I'm not that good at explaining things, please ask if you need a better explanation of something)


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20 Dec 2013   #2
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mrarroyo View Post
I use a Turtle Beach EarForce PX3 (wireless headset) and a wireless Logitech keyboard. After using my computer for a while (few hrs.), my keyboard and headset both 'freeze up' for about 2 seconds every few minutes. My keyboard will act as if my finger is still on the button I was pressing (if I was pressing one) and my headset (both speakers and mic) stop working during these 2 seconds. I used to think it was just my headset until I recently started using a wireless keyboard. I also use a netgear wireless USB adapter. Another thing: my internet connection does not go out during this time as far as I am aware. Does anyone know how I can fix this? (I'm not that good at explaining things, please ask if you need a better explanation of something)
this sounds like a issue(s) I have also had before. And to me the part where you say its freezing up after about 2 minutes; sounds like it could be a "too much cpu usage issue". Which means there are too many things running in the background and not enough processor and or ram to power it properly. This could also be a windows driver(s) issue. I might try and reinstall the drivers for these devices and see if that doesnt help resolve it.
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20 Dec 2013   #3
Mrarroyo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matts6887 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mrarroyo View Post
I use a Turtle Beach EarForce PX3 (wireless headset) and a wireless Logitech keyboard. After using my computer for a while (few hrs.), my keyboard and headset both 'freeze up' for about 2 seconds every few minutes. My keyboard will act as if my finger is still on the button I was pressing (if I was pressing one) and my headset (both speakers and mic) stop working during these 2 seconds. I used to think it was just my headset until I recently started using a wireless keyboard. I also use a netgear wireless USB adapter. Another thing: my internet connection does not go out during this time as far as I am aware. Does anyone know how I can fix this? (I'm not that good at explaining things, please ask if you need a better explanation of something)
this sounds like a issue(s) I have also had before. And to me the part where you say its freezing up after about 2 minutes; sounds like it could be a "too much cpu usage issue". Which means there are too many things running in the background and not enough processor and or ram to power it properly. This could also be a windows driver(s) issue. I might try and reinstall the drivers for these devices and see if that doesnt help resolve it.
I don't think that will help. I think its some service that connects to everything that uses a specific type of wireless that shuts down or something...
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20 Dec 2013   #4
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mrarroyo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matts6887 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mrarroyo View Post
I use a Turtle Beach EarForce PX3 (wireless headset) and a wireless Logitech keyboard. After using my computer for a while (few hrs.), my keyboard and headset both 'freeze up' for about 2 seconds every few minutes. My keyboard will act as if my finger is still on the button I was pressing (if I was pressing one) and my headset (both speakers and mic) stop working during these 2 seconds. I used to think it was just my headset until I recently started using a wireless keyboard. I also use a netgear wireless USB adapter. Another thing: my internet connection does not go out during this time as far as I am aware. Does anyone know how I can fix this? (I'm not that good at explaining things, please ask if you need a better explanation of something)
this sounds like a issue(s) I have also had before. And to me the part where you say its freezing up after about 2 minutes; sounds like it could be a "too much cpu usage issue". Which means there are too many things running in the background and not enough processor and or ram to power it properly. This could also be a windows driver(s) issue. I might try and reinstall the drivers for these devices and see if that doesnt help resolve it.
I don't think that will help. I think its some service that connects to everything that uses a specific type of wireless that shuts down or something...
I can tell ya it is definitely a possible driver issue. As i said before; I have experience this myself with devices "briefly freezing" like you describe so it may work. Also try checking the website of whatever company made your wireless keyboard for the proper software/driver package for it. Sometimes though windows update will already have updated drivers for it. I would still try this and see what happens.
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