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Windows 7: System hangs at random times, Solid HDD light

10 Dec 2013   #1
benspilk09

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
System hangs at random times, Solid HDD light

I am having a very frustrating intermittent problem. Windows 7 64 bit. The system freezes, sometimes for just a few seconds and sometimes permanently and I have to do a hard shutdown. When it is throwing its fit, the HDD light is lit up solid. I can usually still move the mouse, but the taskbar is locked.

I have a SSD and a 500g HDD, both of which passed chkdsk with no errors or bad sectors. I unplugged the 500g drive and the problem still happens. I'm just wondering what I should try next, it has been doing this since it was new and I am wondering if my memory or SSD is defective.


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10 Dec 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome Ben I can't find a specific testing program from Kingston but see if you can run this on it AS SSD Benchmark 1.7.4739 Download - TechSpot

If the drive is bad then I am guessing maybe it will not run correctly on this.
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