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Windows 7: problem with programs randomly stop working for no apearint reason


19 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
problem with programs randomly stop working for no apearint reason

some of my programs like completly stoped working like go to play them and they worked before i my computer wouldnt come outta sleep mode and now the programs that were just apear with a program stop working/responding and just recently another program has started to say program has stopped working/responding and all i did was open it and just wondering if anyone got any ideas but mostly i am just gonna format if i cant fix it

Things i have tried
  1. CCleaner
  2. sfc /scan now



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19 Apr 2012   #2

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

For how long this has been happening?
Did you installed/run any registry/system optimization tool?
Have you tried running system restore?
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19 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

its been happening since my computer woundnt come outta sleep well it did but it would boot like it just stayed a black screen, don't think soo at least not since this started happening, nope and dont knwo how that works like when does it savea restore point and stuff like that :/
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19 Apr 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Terry,
Speaking in complete sentences will be helpful.

Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
(left-hand column)

To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) orSIW or System Info

Add the word laptop or desktop or netbook to the
“system manufacturer” block, for example,
Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES.
=====================================================

=====================================================
RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
|Choose a different restore point radio button
| NEXT


2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)


3) Highlight the desired restore point


4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.
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19 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

ok i have tried system restore but the only save point there is is before the updates i did yesterday and updated my specs
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19 Apr 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Terryy View Post
ok i have tried system restore but the only save point there is is before the updates i did yesterday and updated my specs
And why is only one restore point shown? What have you done? There should be several.

In any case, use that restore point.

After that restore point, then use this procedure to update your Win 7. Incidentally, after following the procedure update your system specs by adding SP1 to the info about your Win 7.

UPDATING YOUR WIN 7
ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE ALL UPDATES
WIN | type WINDOWS UPDATE | ENTER |
Change settings (left-hand column) |
checkmark all four of the boxes | OK
button

Approve any dialog boxes presented. Let Windows install any update features.

WIN is the key with the Microsoft flag on top.

INSTALL CRITICAL UPDATES
Check for Updates
(left-hand column)
Install ALL critical updates.
Restart your computer (even if not prompted)

Repeat this procedure until there are no more critical updates.

DO NOT TRUST the “Windows is up to date” in center of dialog. until you see that TWICE IN A ROW!

INSTALL IMPORTANT UPDATES
Use the “critical update” procedure until all important updates are installed.

INSTALL OPTIONAL UPDATES
Use the “critical update” procedure until all optional updates are installed.

Under Optional updates you will be presented with a list of about 34 language updates.
You can hide those updates so that aren't continually notified of those updates. When you click on 34 optional updates are available, then you
a) highlight all of the language updates,
b) right-click anywhere in the highlighted list.
c) click on Hide Updates,
d) OK button.


UPDATE GOLDEN RULES

Install ALL, yes, ALL updates.
This is Win 7 and not Vista or XP (eXPired).

UPDATE IS HUNG –TAKING FOREVER
Hung is very doubtful unless you interrupted updates.

CTRL + SHIFT + ESC key combo will pop-up the Task Manager.
Lo and behold, Windows Update is still running!

You hold down the CTRL and SHIFT keys.
While holding them down, tap the ESC key once.
======================================
INFO: .NET updates can take a very long time.
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19 Apr 2012   #7

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Terryy View Post
ok i have tried system restore but the only save point there is is before the updates i did yesterday and updated my specs
Did you check the 'show more restore points' at the bottom left corner of the restore window?
Also let's see what are in your event logs.
Follow Zigzag3143's post in the link below and upload the zip file.
http://sevenforums.com/performance-m...ml#post1882684
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