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Windows 7: Computer freezes randomly during use, everything locks up for 1-2 mins

12 Oct 2019   #1

Windows 7 64 bit home premium SP1
Computer freezes randomly during use, everything locks up for 1-2 mins

Hi guys:

Recently I have seen a new problem crop up with Win 7.

The computer will completely freeze, does not respond to keyboard, mouse cursor locks up, no response whatsoever. This will last somewhere between 1 and 2 minutes, then everything will return to normal. Happens a few times a day.

Doesn't matter which program I am running, even on an empty home screen it will do it. I had Performance Monitor open, and it does not seem to be tied to CPU usage. The CPU does not go to 100% during the episode, nor did disk usage.

Checked temperatures on CPU, it's steady at 39 degrees.

How would I find out what is causing this? Let me know if you need more info.


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12 Oct 2019   #2

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

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 Computer freezes randomly during use, everything locks up for 1-2 mins

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