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Windows 7: Windows 7 always locking up after upgrading from Vista

08 Mar 2010   #1

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Windows 7 always locking up after upgrading from Vista


I upgraded from Vista 64 to Windows 7 64 and even since windows is locking up. Typically a couple minutes after I boot up. After restarting I can use it for a while then 20 minutes later it locks up again and I have to reboot.

Is there a fix for this?

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08 Mar 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install


Try in safe mode. If it works do a clean boot to find the cause.

There is probably some sort of conflict.

If that does not work, in search, type memory diagnostic and see what you find.

YOu can also type event viewer in search and look for errors.
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08 Mar 2010   #3

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Maybe this tutorial will give you a heads up on what to look for and do

Memory Diagnostics Tool
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08 Mar 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello abefroman99, welcome to Seven Forums!

Have a look at the tutorial at the link below to see what it turns up.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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