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Windows 7: Computer freezes completely when using uTorent, IDM etc.

22 Nov 2013   #11
hawkie1961

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Bit torrents freezing computer on win 7

I've had this problem for a while on both my desktop and laptop. Have done tons of searches, tried most of the fixes but nothing worked. Investigating a bit further, I found that all my machines that displayed this behavior were using Atheros wireless and on board lan connections. I downloaded and installed latest drivers, no luck. So, thinking it maybe a problem with these connections, I installed a spare netgear wireless n usb adapter and disabled the Atheros wireless adapter on my laptop. Success! . It has been running my client [deluge], without a freeze for the past 4 hours. Not sure if this will help anyone else but it worked for me and I thought I'd share it. Thanks and have a darn fine day.


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