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Windows 7: PC freezes when I launched Firefox/IE, faulty drivers?

28 Mar 2010   #1
digitalbuda

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
PC freezes when I launched Firefox/IE, faulty drivers?

I think there might be a conflict with the driver for my wireless adapter and something else on this computer. Everything runs fine when in safe mode, computer doesn't freeze. But in normal mode, as soon as I launch Firefox/IE, the computer freezes.

The drivers for my wireless adapter was automatically downloaded from windows update. Since the freezing occurred I decided to download the drivers from the manufacturers website directly. But the drivers aren't digitally signed by windows so it won't let me use the manufacturer's drivers. I don't wanna use F8 all the time to bypass signed drivers.

Or I could be wrong and it could be something else entirely.

I'm running Windows 7 64bit
Wireless adapter is Airlink AWLH6080 300N Wireless PCI Adapter

Thanks for any input.


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28 Mar 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by digitalbuda View Post
I think there might be a conflict with the driver for my wireless adapter and something else on this computer. Everything runs fine when in safe mode, computer doesn't freeze. But in normal mode, as soon as I launch Firefox/IE, the computer freezes.

The drivers for my wireless adapter was automatically downloaded from windows update. Since the freezing occurred I decided to download the drivers from the manufacturers website directly. But the drivers aren't digitally signed by windows so it won't let me use the manufacturer's drivers. I don't wanna use F8 all the time to bypass signed drivers.

Or I could be wrong and it could be something else entirely.

I'm running Windows 7 64bit
Wireless adapter is Airlink AWLH6080 300N Wireless PCI Adapter

Thanks for any input.
we are going to need more info. If you are having BSOD's upload the DMP file. use these instructions. http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

If not use these. http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...g-process.html

let us know if you need help with this

Ken
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28 Mar 2010   #3
digitalbuda

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I'm not having BSOD so i'm gonna try your second suggestion right now, I will get back to you once I get the results from the memory dump
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28 Mar 2010   #4
digitalbuda

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

What must i type in place of <ProcessName>.exe in the following text?

cscript adplus.vbs -crash -nodumponfirst -minionsecond -quiet -pn <ProcessName>.exe
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