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Windows 7: Windows 7 64bit freezes when moving files

25 Oct 2009   #1
System813

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 64bit freezes when moving files

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista, clean install. I moved all my important files to my external hard drive before the install. Now after installing, whenever I move large files from my external to my internal, 7 freezes up on me. After about a minute or so transferring, 7 completely locks up.

This even happens when installing new software. I've tried installing iTunes on my internal and about half way through, 7 freezes up again.

Sometimes it's a complete freeze, other times I can still move my cursor but the only way out is a hard reset. I've tried upping my RAM voltage but I've gone up +.2 volts and nothing has changed. I've never experienced freezing without either installing something or moving files. I've played games, run Firefox, Ventrilo, etc without any freezing. It's just moving and transferring files.

On Vista, I could move 120gb at once while playing games and running Ventrilo, but on 7 if I try and move just a gb and open Firefox, everything freezes on me. Is there any way to fix this?

EDIT: System Specs:
Q6600 3.00Ghz
8gb DDR2 RAM
SLI 8800 GTS G92
EVGA 750i SLI FTW Motherboard


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25 Oct 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Are you overclocking at all?
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25 Oct 2009   #3
System813

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I'm overclocking my CPU, but I can't see how this is a problem in 7 without it also being a problem in Vista.

I left 7 on idle for about 5 hours to come home to it frozen again. No downloading or anything, completely idle. Does anyone have any ideas?
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27 Oct 2009   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Is it too inconvenient to do a clean install?
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28 Oct 2009   #5
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by System813 View Post
I recently upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista, clean install. I moved all my important files to my external hard drive before the install. Now after installing, whenever I move large files from my external to my internal, 7 freezes up on me. After about a minute or so transferring, 7 completely locks up.

This even happens when installing new software. I've tried installing iTunes on my internal and about half way through, 7 freezes up again.

Sometimes it's a complete freeze, other times I can still move my cursor but the only way out is a hard reset. I've tried upping my RAM voltage but I've gone up +.2 volts and nothing has changed. I've never experienced freezing without either installing something or moving files. I've played games, run Firefox, Ventrilo, etc without any freezing. It's just moving and transferring files.

On Vista, I could move 120gb at once while playing games and running Ventrilo, but on 7 if I try and move just a gb and open Firefox, everything freezes on me. Is there any way to fix this?

EDIT: System Specs:
Q6600 3.00Ghz
8gb DDR2 RAM
SLI 8800 GTS G92
EVGA 750i SLI FTW Motherboard
You might want to check out the contents of this thread:

https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...ternal-hd.html
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08 Sep 2010   #6
ghwangz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've actually been having the same problem. I did a disk check, no dice. It happens sporadically.

I haven't overclocked at all yet.
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08 Sep 2010   #7
Capt.Jack Sparrow

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ghwangz View Post
I've actually been having the same problem. I did a disk check, no dice. It happens sporadically.

I haven't overclocked at all yet.
Hello and Welcome !

Reboot the System in Selective Startup Run Selective Startup using System Configuration and see if that works.

Run a Hardware Diagnostic (Memory and Hard Drive) follow this link for instructions Hardware Diagnostic !! « Captain Debugger

Enter msinfo32.exe into the start menu, and press enter. Go to File>Save, and save a copy on your desktop. Right-click on it, and select Send to>New compressed folder. Then attach the file to your next post.

Hope this helps,
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