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Windows 7: Windows 7 freezes after downloading any file

12 Feb 2015   #1
SergiyK

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Windows 7 freezes after downloading any file

After I download a file - whether it is a JPG image or an Excel table, or anything my PC freezes for 1-2 minutes, and I cannot do anything except moving a mouse (the cursor would turn into green circle). Then after 1-2 minutes in unfreezes and works normal.

I have a powerful computer (Intel I7-2600 with 16 gigs) and do not experiencing any other speed problems. Initially I blamed it on my antivirus (thought it is checking the files), but couple days ago I completely reinstalled the system (due to hard drive purchase) and had not installed the antivirus yet, and I do see the same issue.


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12 Feb 2015   #2
americancritic2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit SP1
 
 

Hi Sergiyk nice system, I have a Lenovo from what you are saying you might a Trojan or malware problem as I did.
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what is your security and do you have malwarebytes.
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12 Feb 2015   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
starting with the hardware tests.
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