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Windows 7: Windows 7 - All Application suddenly hangs/(Not Responding)

03 Jun 2013   #1
DynasteeX

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 - All Application suddenly hangs/(Not Responding)

Thank you to any/all for taking the time to look this over and help out.
so what I have been having a problem is with the past couple days now is that all my applications suddenly decide to "hang" or "Not Respond". At first I thought it was just my Mozilla Firefox, so I ran CC cleaner but it still persisted. I soon noticed that it was happening in Chrome too along with windows explorer, even going through windows folder, and all applications.

Solutions I tried so far:
- Used PC Optimizer to fix registries
- Ran virus scan (Malwarebytes and Avast)
- Defragmented hard drive
- Updated video card
- Updated Windows
- Removed some startup programs

So far nothing has worked and it has become really frustrating. I know its most likely not a hardware issue, I've been running on it for a long time and my specs are as listed:
- Core i5 2500k @3.6GHz
- 12GB RAM
- Crossfire 6870's
- 1TB + 500GB Internals
- Gigabyte Z68X Motherboard
- TX850 Watt PSU

Can anyone help me out? I'd prefer not to do an entire reboot, I feel as if that would be a last resort.


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03 Jun 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

In my opinion PC Optimizer or other programs like it are not a good thing to use on Windows 7. Windows 7 doesn't want or need such programs.
If it was my computer I would completely remove it and select a restore point before it was installed and used. Then see how things work. Remember that their might be more than one problem.
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03 Jun 2013   #3
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

Report the output from the command window once it finishes.

More detail: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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03 Jun 2013   #4
DynasteeX

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

Report the output from the command window once it finishes.

More detail: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
"Windows Resource did not find any integrity violations"

http://imageshack.us/a/img11/3023/captureqvl.png

Don't think it fixed anything, programs still "Not Responding" constantly
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03 Jun 2013   #5
DynasteeX

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
In my opinion PC Optimizer or other programs like it are not a good thing to use on Windows 7. Windows 7 doesn't want or need such programs.
If it was my computer I would completely remove it and select a restore point before it was installed and used. Then see how things work. Remember that their might be more than one problem.
Yes usually I don't use programs like PC Optimizer but I was just so desperate because I've never faced such a frustrating problem before and I'm usually able to solve them myself. And I agree that I may have to restore back if I can't solve this soon. Thank you for the input!
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04 Jun 2013   #6
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

Check s.m.a.r.t. attributes of the hard disks with Crystal DiskInfo, i bet one of them has damaged sectors.
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04 Jun 2013   #7
DynasteeX

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OldMX View Post
Check s.m.a.r.t. attributes of the hard disks with Crystal DiskInfo, i bet one of them has damaged sectors.
05 Reallocated Setors Count Current: 55 Worst: 55 threshold 36 Raw Values: 000000000749

Not sure what that means; I've looked online and some people say that this drive is pretty much busted and I should throw it out, while there are others saying rebooting it will fix the problem
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05 Jun 2013   #8
cluberti

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

run chkdsk /r against each drive (one at a time), making sure you have a decent backup of your data first just in case. This will cause Windows to try and locate bad sectors on disk, and recover or mark unusable any that it finds. It doesn't guarantee that it'll fix the issue, because if the drive itself is dying Windows can't fix that, but if it's just a few bad sectors and no hardware damage it may get you going again until you can replace anything that is failing.
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15 Aug 2014   #9
AbuSalehSumon

Windnows 7
 
 
sfc /scannow

Hello: I have been facing exactly the same problem for the last several months. And also tried all the solution already tried by DynasteeX.

Quote:
- Used PC Optimizer to fix registries
- Ran virus scan (Malwarebytes and Avast)
- Defragmented hard drive
- Updated video card
- Updated Windows
- Removed some startup programs
However after following the thread here, I tried the sfc /scannow command suggested by Golden And the found the following result (please follow the link): sfc /scannow command result - Imgur

It seems the problem is not occouring now. Can you please suggest me, whether the problem is really fixed or I will have follow any other remedy for totally fixing it?


Thanks and regards.
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