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Windows 7: Interface freezes, cannot click, but programs still running (new SSD)

12 Mar 2012   #11

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period.

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12 Mar 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I found this: Support Question [SOLVED - Vertex 3] Huge Windows freezes due to iaStor0 device problem

It is not your exact SSD, but it may help narrow down the problem.
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12 Mar 2012   #13

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

Thanks, I've applied the registry fix they suggested and we'll see if it helps!

I'll post if I get another freeze, and if not, I'll post back in a few days to say so :)
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12 Mar 2012   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Alright, good luck! :)
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05 Sep 2013   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I've had a similar issue, but I'm not able to view the information on the link you posted writhziden. Based on the fact that schadenfreude did not respond, I'm assuming what ever was on that page fixed his issue. Any chance you could post the information located there?
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17 Oct 2013   #16
Morten Bache

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I have a similar problem (although I have no SSD). I very frequently experience that the entire interface "hangs", I cannot click anything (icons on desktop, quick start button, maximize and minimize windows, taskbar icons etc.). A particular program might respond, like Internet Explorer where I am able to browse and click, but e.g. Chrome is totally strange: if I click a bookmark it automatically opens in a new tab and not the same tab, and if I click on a tab it closes instead of switching to it. Strangely enough if I activate task manager then everything resets and works fine, if only for a brief moment.
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 Interface freezes, cannot click, but programs still running (new SSD)

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