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Windows 7: Freeze after computer sits idle

21 Oct 2010   #1
XNemesis

Win 7 64
 
 
Freeze after computer sits idle

What's happening is when I leave the computer and come back an hour or more later, I will be able to move my mouse cursor around but I cannot bring up anything on the desktop (taskbar which is hidden, right click menu or windows key menu), and after I try to do any of these tasks or I move the mouse around more the pc just freezes and I have to hard boot.

What should I do?


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21 Oct 2010   #2
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Welcome, XNemesis.

First, please fill out your System Specs.

Check your Event Logs for any errors.

Check Device Manager for any yellow warnings.

Temporarily disable sleep and hibernate modes.

Check the power settings on the network adapter. Disable power savings mode.

If you have a torrent, uninstall.

Please let us know your status after these items.
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21 Oct 2010   #3
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello,

Please follow this thread and post us the Logs https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html even if you don't have BSOD the Logs can help us in troubleshooting.

Hope this helps,
Captain
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21 Oct 2010   #4
XNemesis

Win 7 64
 
 

Here are my specs:

OEM Win 7 x64 (purchased)
Asus P6T Deluxe V2 (latest bios)
HIS 4890 Radeon
Intel X25-M 160g
3x2gig pc16000 OCZ Gold
Corsair 750w

OS installed June 2010

I've uploaded the info requested.
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21 Oct 2010   #5
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Just as a quick FYI...

HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR SYSTEM SPECS

In the line at the top of www.SevenForums.com you will see UserCP.
That is an abbreviation for User Control Panel.
Click on UserCP.
In the left-hand column, under Your Profile you will see Edit System Spec.
Click on Edit System Spec
You can copy and paste from the output of Speccy, Speccy - System Information - Free Download to fill out much of the info. Be sure to use the Other Info section of your System Specs for such info as your optical drive, your wireless adapter, your speakers, etc.
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21 Oct 2010   #6
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello,

First of all these are the Main problems

Code:
Symptom:    
Device is disabled.
Cause:    A device is disabled preventing it from working properly.
Details:    The device, ASUS 802.11n Wireless LAN Card, is disabled. If this device is no longer used it may be intentionally disabled. The Plug and Play ID for this device is PCI\VEN_1814-DEV_0781-SUBSYS_130F1043-REV_00\4-3009739E-0-0008.
Resolution:    1. Determine if you need the device.
    2. If you need the device, enable it in Device Manager.
    3. If you do not use the device it can be left disabled.

Symptom:    
Device is disabled.
Cause:    A device is disabled preventing it from working properly.
Details:    The device, Floppy disk drive, is disabled. If this device is no longer used it may be intentionally disabled. The Plug and Play ID for this device is FDC\GENERIC_FLOPPY_DRIVE\5-1EBD708D-0-0.
Resolution:    1. Determine if you need the device.
    2. If you need the device, enable it in Device Manager.
    3. If you do not use the device it can be left disabled.

Symptom:    
Device is not present, not working properly, or does not have all of its drivers installed.
Cause:    A device has a configuration problem that prevents it from working properly.
Details:    The device, IOCBIOS, is reporting "tv_ConfigMgrErr24". This device will not be available until the issue is resolved. The Plug and Play ID for this device is ROOT\LEGACY_IOCBIOS\0000.
Resolution:    1. Verify the correct driver is installed.
    2. Try updating the drivers using Windows Update.
    3. Check with the manufacturer for an updated driver.
    4. Attempt to uninstall and then reinstall the device using Device Manager.

Symptom:    
The Security Center has not recorded an anti-virus product.
Cause:    The Security Center is unable to identify an active anti-virus application. Either there is no anti-virus product installed or it is not recognized.
Resolution:    1. Verify that an anti-virus product is installed.
    2. If an anti-virus product is installed and functioning configure Security Center to stop monitoring anti-virus status.


Symptom:    
The Security Center reports that User Access Control is disabled.
Cause:    User Access Control is disabled. It is highly recommended that you run Windows with User Access Control enabled.
Resolution:    Enable User Access Control using the Security Center.
Related:    User Acess Control
1, Please Enable UAC.
2, Download Microsoft Securty Essentials and run a complete scan.
3, Reboot the System in Selective Startup Run Selective Startup using System Configuration
4, (IOCBIOS.sys) is the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility driver see if you can an updated driver for that if not it's better to remove them.
Go to Safe Mode and go to C:\Windows\Drivers and find that Driver and rename it to IOCBIOS.old then reboot the System in Normal Mode.


Hope this helps,
Captain
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21 Oct 2010   #7
XNemesis

Win 7 64
 
 

Ok, I've done all the steps, I was not able to find any drivers folder under windows in the C: drive and I searched for IOCBIOS.sys in windows explorer but with no results. I've already got MSE installed and the scan came up clean.

What next?
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21 Oct 2010   #8
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello,

Try this link and let the System find the Drivers Intel® Driver Update Utility
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21 Oct 2010   #9
XNemesis

Win 7 64
 
 

It didn't find anything important apart from non intel hardware and all these recommended to contact the manufacturer for updates, but I know they are all up to date.
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21 Oct 2010   #10
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XNemesis View Post
It didn't find anything important apart from non intel hardware and all these recommended to contact the manufacturer for updates, but I know they are all up to date.
OK .. Start | CMD | SFC /SCANNOW
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