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Windows 7: Random Freezing - Suspected Graphics Card Problem

17 Aug 2015   #1
n0t a nUmB3R

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Random Freezing - Suspected Graphics Card Problem

I've been having this problem where my laptop just randomly freezes. I noticed that whenever my laptop freezes it appears to 'overwork' but programs like Windows Media Player still functions (audio still plays). It happens often when I am running processor intensive tasks (or multiple tabs in Chrome). I suspect it has something to do with the graphics card. I sometimes get the "Graphics card stopped responding and has recovered successfully" error.
I'm not to sure what's causing this and I usually have to shut down by holding down the power button. Please advise on potential causes and solutions. Thanks.
I'm running on a HP Pavilion DV6,
Graphics: Radeon (TM) HD 6770M (switchable to Intel)


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17 Aug 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
When you have multiple tabs of Chrome open
Open Task manager and Processes section and take a screen shot when things start getting slow

You show having 4gb of ram Chrome is getting more and more demanding as well as all browsers now days.
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