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Windows 7: Windows 7 Constant Freezing

12 Jan 2010   #1
blitz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 Constant Freezing

Hi everyone, I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, from Vista 64-bit. So far, the OS has been unusable. I've not been able to get it running for more than an hour without randomly freezing up. My event log lists Kernal-Power Event ID 41 as the problem. Also, when I checked my device manager, it tells me that I have no coprocessor driver. When I try to update to the lastest drivers, it tells me something like it can't find them or they're unknown.

So far I have upgraded my nVidia drivers to the lastet version (195.62) and set my power usage to High-Preformance. Neither of these things have solved the problem.

My Specs:

Gateway GT5678
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Intel Core 2 Q6600 Quad Processor (2.4GHz)
4GB DDR2
750GB
GeForce 9800 GTX

Any help is greatly appreciated as I cannot use my computer AT ALL (I'm using the family laptop ATM).


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12 Jan 2010   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
Hi everyone, I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, from Vista 64-bit. So far, the OS has been unusable. I've not been able to get it running for more than an hour without randomly freezing up. My event log lists Kernal-Power Event ID 41 as the problem. Also, when I checked my device manager, it tells me that I have no coprocessor driver. When I try to update to the lastest drivers, it tells me something like it can't find them or they're unknown.

So far I have upgraded my nVidia drivers to the lastet version (195.62) and set my power usage to High-Preformance. Neither of these things have solved the problem.

My Specs:

Gateway GT5678
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Intel Core 2 Q6600 Quad Processor (2.4GHz)
4GB DDR2
750GB
GeForce 9800 GTX

Any help is greatly appreciated as I cannot use my computer AT ALL (I'm using the family laptop ATM).
Have you tried updating your motherboard drivers?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2010   #3
blitz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

No, I haven't tried that because I don't know where to get them.
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12 Jan 2010   #4
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
No, I haven't tried that because I don't know where to get them.
What motherboard do you have? download everest if you dont know Download Everest Home Edition 2.20 - Everest Home Edition - a freeware system information, system diagnostics and benchmarking solution - Softpedia


OR who built you system and what model is it?
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12 Jan 2010   #5
blitz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
No, I haven't tried that because I don't know where to get them.
What motherboard do you have? download everest if you dont know Download Everest Home Edition 2.20 - Everest Home Edition - a freeware system information, system diagnostics and benchmarking solution - Softpedia


OR who built you system and what model is it?
It's a Gateway GT5678, on Gateway's website they have the motherboard listed as a Smartboard with an Nvidia 7100 chipset.
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12 Jan 2010   #6
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
No, I haven't tried that because I don't know where to get them.
What motherboard do you have? download everest if you dont know Download Everest Home Edition 2.20 - Everest Home Edition - a freeware system information, system diagnostics and benchmarking solution - Softpedia


OR who built you system and what model is it?
It's a Gateway GT5678, on Gateway's website they have the motherboard listed as a Smartboard with an Nvidia 7100 chipset.
And you tried the Vista drivers from here?
Gateway Support Drivers & Downloads
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2010   #7
blitz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
What motherboard do you have? download everest if you dont know Download Everest Home Edition 2.20 - Everest Home Edition - a freeware system information, system diagnostics and benchmarking solution - Softpedia


OR who built you system and what model is it?
It's a Gateway GT5678, on Gateway's website they have the motherboard listed as a Smartboard with an Nvidia 7100 chipset.
And you tried the Vista drivers from here?
Gateway Support Drivers & Downloads
Motherboard Downloads:
NVIDIA SATA RAID Driver version 10.3.0.16 for Windows Vista 64-bit

This is compatible with Windows 7?
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12 Jan 2010   #8
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blitz View Post

It's a Gateway GT5678, on Gateway's website they have the motherboard listed as a Smartboard with an Nvidia 7100 chipset.
And you tried the Vista drivers from here?
Gateway Support Drivers & Downloads
Motherboard Downloads:
NVIDIA SATA RAID Driver version 10.3.0.16 for Windows Vista 64-bit

This is compatible with Windows 7?
Alot of Vista drivers are compatabile with Windows 7.
If you can find the manufactor of your motherboard and check their site for a Windows7 driver to see if their is in fact one.

You can try the Vista driver,it should work,just back up your data just incase something goes wrong
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13 Jan 2010   #9
blitz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Unfortuantely, I cannot download anything. I simply don't have time, the computer is freezing after 5 minutes of being on or less. I have no idea how to fix this.

However, I went in too safe mode and I noticed that it said Windows 7 build 7600 at the top. I had downloaded that build months ago and it did the exact same thing, constant freezing. That is why I went out and bought the Home Premium version. I figured that when I installed Home Premium, it would erase build 7600 and I would have a working version of Windows 7. I guess I was wrong, how can I get it off my computer because I think that could be the issue...
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13 Jan 2010   #10
Gw2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm having the same problem, mine isnt as frequent and only seems to happen while im using the computer, if i leave it on all day to seed torrents i come home and its fine, but it could freeze 20 minutes later, or not at all that night.
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