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Windows 7: Programs Randomly "Not Responding"

27 Jan 2013   #11
Microsoft MVP


It is very rare that phone activation to MS is required. The quote you posted is not from the tutorial. Where did you pull it out of?

I'd read the tutorial over so you understand it clearly. It is the key to getting and keeping a perfect Win7 install where these corruption issues become a thing of the past. This is fully within your grasp.

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28 Jan 2013   #12

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

I did a clean install of Windows 7. Internet explorer went "Not Responding" twice, but hopefully that isn't linked to the problem and was just a random not responding. I'm going to download League of Legends and see if it freezes up and such. If so then I'm assuming that it's some hardware issue and not linked with Windows.
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28 Jan 2013   #13

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

Still freezes and programs still randomly "Not Responding", assuming it is a hardware issue. But how do I locate what's wrong?

Edit: It seems to happen around when my sound stutters in-game. This doesn't happen while watching Youtube videos and such though. Could it be a problem with my sound card? I'm somewhat guessing it isn't because sound on other things never stutter and mess up. This makes me believe that it's either my Video card or my Processor.
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28 Jan 2013   #14
Microsoft MVP


Test your RAM - Test with Memtest86+
for 5-6 passes or overnight to stress test it.

Test your HD using the maker's HD Diagnostics or Video help on how to perform partition surface test with Partition Wizard., followed by Disk Check

Stress test your Prime 95:

Test cables and connections.

How many drivers were imported by Windows Updates vs. how many did you import and from where?
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