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Solved: My computer is freezing up constantly

Q: Solved: My computer is freezing up constantly

For the past few weeks my computer has been acting up; a little slow and occasionally would freeze up. A couple of days ago, it started to freeze up constantly. It's a pretty new computer (about a year old.) It's a Dell Vostro w/ Windows XP Pro, Serv Pk 3, version 5.1.2600. When it freezes, Ctrl Alt Del does nothing. A few times when I'm trying to get it to unfreeze, it starts making a loud, uninterrupted buzzing noise, something I've never had happen before.

I have no idea where to start to figure out what's causing this. I don't know if any of it's relevant, but here's some more info on the computer and what I've checked:

Memory

Total Physical Memory 3072 MB
Avail " " 2.34 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2 GB
Avail " " 1.96 GB
Page file space 4.84 GB

I also checked the following and it says OK, anywhere that it says STATUS; HARDWARE RESOURCES, (DMA, I/O, IRQ's, Memory,) COMPONENTS, and SOFTWARE.
I've cleared cookies and temp internet files and defragged it. I checked Windows and my security programs and downloaded any updates.

The O/S is Win XP It does not have MS Office installed, I use Open Office instead. I use mostly Firefox as my web browser, but I also have IE and Chrome installed (I'm pretty sure
they're the latest versions.) I have the following security programs installed:
AVG Free 8.5
SuperAntiSpyware Free edition
Spyware Blaster

I moved my computer a couple of days ago and it is only since then that the freezing up has become really frequent. Because there seemed to be a major change at one time, I tried doing a system restore. When I clicked on the dates Sys Restore is available, I noticed most of the dates said "system checkpoint" but this past Sunday, it also says
"unsigned driver install" that sounded bad, so I did the sys restore to before the unsigned driver was installed. The unsigned driver is a d-link wireless N USB Adapter. I've tried reinstalling it w/ the disk it came with and w/ software downloaded from their site - but both times I get a Windows warning message about it being unsigned. D-link tech support says not to worry about it. I'm not sure if it could be causing the problem. I did sys restore again and didn't reinstall it, and it still froze up, though not as quickly. But the timing seems suspicious.

It keeps prompting me to install the same update when I reboot (as if the update wasn't really done.) It's from 1-5-10, 4.33.1000. It says Application; resolved scanning crash issues related to infection blocking. Since I noticed the update is supposed to correct scanning CRASH issues, and since it never actully seems to be installed, maybe that' the problem?

Is there any sort of diagnostic report I can run that will tell me what might be causing this? Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks,

Shopgurl

A: Solved: My computer is freezing up constantly

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Hi,

I think I have some sort of malware on my computer. It is constantly freezing on startup and I have to keep rebooting. There is also a permanent antivirusXP2008 window and the desktop has been changed. Google links have also been hijacked and I can't get onto this website from that computer (posting from a different one).

Could somebody please have a look at my hijack this log? I have tried a couple of scans (spybot and adaware) to no avail.

Many thanks in advance for any help...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:21:26, on 29/09/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\GEARSEC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Comm... Read more

A:Solved: Computer constantly freezing. Antivirus XP 2008.

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My computer is constantly freezing. When I click on something or type anything, it just sits there. It is very annoying..... Will you send me instructions to reformat my hard drive and reinstall XP, in case it gets that drastic, please, lol. Thanks, Renn
It froze 3 times while I was typing this.
 

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HELPPPP! For the past three days I have been experiencing random freezes constantly!!! I have a Sony Viao Notebook with Windows XP. I have performed every check I can think of, but I'm not all that computer literate. I will be typing, sometimes in outlook, sometimes in WP, and the cursor freezes in space and my only option is to turn off the system. Even control, alt, delete to stop the process will not work. What's going on? I need help. I have too many projects to suffer this annoying bugaboo!

Thanks
MizGing
 

A:Computer Freezing Constantly

Get hold of a memory test, put on bootable floppy and test your RAM.
 

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I have a Dell Optiplex SX280 and it just freezes constantly, the power light turns orange/yellow and i cant restart it with Ctrl+Alt+Del so i shut it down manually. I did a spyware scan nothing came up i also defragmented the computer. What could be the problem???? If anyone could help it would be greatly appreciated

A:Computer freezing constantly

Check Event Viewer for any errors, and check Device Manager for any problem drivers

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OK, well, to start with, thank you to everyone who tries to help me out with my issue, means a lot!

OK, so the issue is, my computer (recently) has decided to be a prick and at random times after start up (could be before i log in, could be in 4-5 hours) it will freeze up, nothing on the screen will load, all sounds will stop, and mouse wont respond, the only way to un-freeze it is to manually reboot the computer, it happened after i put a new graphics card in it, (nVIDIA GeForce 5500) i successfully installed the drivers and the card, and had fun with my semi-improved graphics, then came the freezing, i tried everything, even removing the card, removing everything about nVIDIA that was added, and system restoring to a factory reset. still freezing, any help once again is GREATLY appreciated, right now the card is OUT of the computer.

Specs:
Compaq Prescario SR1426NX
Intel 4 Pros.
3 GB RAM

If you would like any other info, ask and i will be more then happy to get it for you

THANKS again!
~Mohawk
 

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Windows updated late last night/early this morning as I turned it off. I'll also say that Zonealarm has updated.

Today, my computer is constantly freezing. All I can do is manually power it off. It is freezing about 5-10 minutes into startup.

thanx

A:Computer constantly freezing

Hi and welcome to TSF try a clean boot to trouble shoot see these links How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state
How to perform advanced clean-boot troubleshooting in Windows XP

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Ok, First my system stats...
Compaq Presario 722US Notebook
1.1Ghz
256 Mb Ram(upgraded to 384 bc of freezing, no luck)
Xp Home Sp1 Fully updated

Ok, no matter what im doing my laptop freezes constantly.
I contacted compaq, download softpaqs and flashed BIOS.
No luck, so i formatted and restored. Still freezes. No new software or hardware installed, doesn't seem to be overheating, fans are working. No idea whats going on. Can someone help me?
 

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My dad has a computer with Windows XP on it which he runs his business off of and it is constantly freezing on him, let me get into more detail..

You will still be able to move the mouse around and you can maximize programs but once you do that you cant do anything more with them, and everything just eventually stops responding. The problem started out where the computer would freeze after being inactive for about 10 minutes, as long as he was at the computer doing something it would work fine but if he left it alone it would freeze.

Well we tried some things first to try and fix it, ran AVG but of course the computer froze during the scan. I tried to do a simple system restore, problem is the computer freezes during and it does not have time to finish it. So i went on to run a checkdisk (chkdsk /r) and had it run on startup, problem is the computer froze during the checkdisk aswell. After another day it starts freezing even when he is using it, first after about 10 minutes and now its down to 5 minutes tops. So since he has his older HDD in the computer still that he uses as extra disc space now I went ahead and booted off of that, its really bogged down like it was before he got his new computer but atleast it works. That one has a recovery console built into it so i booted off of that and ran chkdsk /r on his C drive (which ofcourse is the one we are trying to get fixed). Some problems found and repaired, great! Booted off of the drive it still freezes.

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A:Computer constantly freezing (XP)

When was the last time the computer was cleaned out with a can of air?

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For a few weeks, my computer has been freezing a lot. I reinstalled drivers updated windows and software, tried everything, but is won't stop. No information related to the freezing is left in the event viewer, so I think it is a hardware problem.. My computer is less than 2 years old so a worn out hard drive is pretty much out of the question. The freezing usually, but not always occurs when the computer is working hard (serveral apps open at once, video editing, etc) and seems to occur more often when the computer has been on for a long time. The freezes usually happen every few minutes and it is driving me CRAZY! I want to pick up my computer and throw it at a brick wall because I can't get anything done! HELP! PLEASE! What is going on?! I think it could be a processor problem but I'm not good with hardware so I need help urgently! Thanks!
 

A:Computer constantly freezing! Need Help!

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I have a Dell Inspirion Laptop that has begun freezing up. I spoke with someone that builds computers and he told me to run msconfig, which I did. I wasn't sure what to do once I got to that screen so I didn't change anything. Now, I can't get online and not much of anything will open.
Should I just re-install XP or use this laptop for a boat anchor?
 

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My computer's problem is that all the programs and everything that's running suddenly freezes (programs, mouse, music, etc.) from time to time. Especially when I'm watching videos, usually on fullscreen, or on particular websites such as Twitter or those that take a while to load, are sluggish when scrolling through or have a lot of content. After it freezes, I would have no choice but to restart the computer. I tried formatting my computer, and installing the system on a new hard drive with plenty of space. I also cleaned out the dust from the CPU to make sure it's not over-heating, used a few programs and cleaned out the registry, deleted unused files and programs but nothing seems to work, the computer still freezes pretty often. After I formatted the computer, it started freezing less often and the blue screen where Disk Checking occurs stopped appearing whenever I had to restart my computer. Which means it helped a little bit to format the computer, but did not solve my problem. Hope you can help!

System Information:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 510 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 119232 MB, Free - 112560 MB; D: Total - 119232 MB, Free - 87488 MB; E: Total - 119232 MB, Free - 119164 MB; F: Total - 119232 MB, Free - 1... Read more

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This issue just started yesterday morning. I woke up yesterday morning to find the computers monitor (which went into hibernation) and the CPU still running (apparently soeone other than myself was on the computer and left it on overnight). I should also mention that the internet was still running as well (internet provided by my cable company)

Because the computer was unresponsive, I had to manually shut it down and turn it back own. It booted up like it normally should, but then 15 minutes after starting it up (and while I was on the internet), it froze. The mouse would not respond, ctrl-alt-delete wouldnt work either, so again I had to manually shut it down.

However, when I tryed to start the computer again, my monitor would display a message such as "No Input Signal" and 5 seconds later would go to sleep. So I was forced to manually shut it down again. I would get this same error message 5 or 6 times before the hp splash screen would come up and load like it normally should. However, the computer would only last between 5-15 minutes before freezing up again.

Once I manually shut it down for the 10th time and turned it back on again, I got an error message about some DLL's were corrupted or missing which prevented Windows XP from loading normally. So I did a PC recovery, and got XP to run again, but the computer is still freezing.

I'm worried that the constant freezing and me having to manually shut it down would be causing more problems. I actual... Read more

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It could easily be malware, assuming that your recovery of xp was a repair and not a clean installI've ran a Spyware program (Advanced Spyware Remover I got from majorgeeks) and had 7 infections removed.Would you elaborate on this?

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I am running Vista Basic

My computer is constantly freezing. I have done scans for malware/virus's and it comes back clean. But still freezing.

Any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:Computer constantly freezing

for instances, how often your computer is freezing? I mean, are you running some applications when it freezes?
 

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For the past few weeks, my computer has just been constantly freezing every few seconds. I've run AVG, Spybot, and even downloaded and ran Norton...none found anything wrong with the computer. I also tried re-starting in Safe Mode and then re-starting again in regular mode as a friend suggested. Did nothing.

My laptop is a little over 1 year old. It's a Lenovo running Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1. Has an intel Core i5 processor, and is used only for internet browsing and video streaming.

Here is my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:27:18 PM, on 9/10/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16448)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec IPS\PmmUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\VeriFace\PManage.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\YouCam\YCMMirage.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec BioExcess\EgisTSR.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec IPS\EgisUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray... Read more

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My PC is freezing alot mainly after internet activity and especially after e-mails are sent.
This is my Hijack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:10:32 PM, on 12/14/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfAgent.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wpabaln.exe
C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\HelpSvc.exe
C:\Startup Files\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - c:\progra~1... Read more

A:Computer Freezing Constantly

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Hello. I am having a very difficult time using my laptop. Dell Inspiron 6400.
About 1 mos ago my computer started to freeze up whenever I opened Mozilla, or up to the tool bar to change any options. The freezing would last about 30 seconds, after which things ran normal

I deleted Mozilla and started to use explorer, the problem surfaced there as well. I finally did a "dell restore" that solved the problem for a few days, but then the problems started again.

I have run memory check and the full dell diagnostics and everything comes up okay.

Now every time I open explorer up, my computer freezes for aprox 30 seconds. Also when the computer first loads up, it also freezes for aprox 30 seconds.

I did spybot, adaware, ccleaner and the trendmicro virus scan.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!


thanks,


Ased




DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Melissa at 14:00:33.40 on Thu 03/26/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1022.548 [GMT -6:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall Plus *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
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A:computer constantly freezing up!

just an add on, that if I go to procoss manager and cancel the taskmanger
process, then things seem to work okay until I load windows from the
start again

thanks for your help


Ased

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L305-S5919 with Windows Vista. It has been freezing about every 30 minutes-1 hour. It started last night after i got a blue screen saying it was shutting down to prevent any damage. This occured while i was playing World of Warcraft and listening to Itunes. Im currently in safe mode with networking. It's not freezing while in safe mode. I also use AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition. If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:Computer freezing constantly.

It may be shutting down due to overheating. Most laptops are not designed to be gaming machines. You can try using compressed air to blow dust out of the vents and see if that helps.
 

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Hi:
 
For the last few weeks my computer has been freezing up on me constantly and I've had to restart it to get things back to "normal". 
 
I know that various things cause your computer to freeze and thought that maybe that the fact that I haven't done a defrag in a while could be the problem.  I defragged last night and unfortunately, that didn't resolve my problem.
 
I've did a full scan with Dr. Web Cureit(took around 12 hours) back in late August and a few things were found which I deleted.  Then about a week or so ago I did a full scan with Malwarebytes and it found a few things and I thought that was that. I don't know what else to do.
 
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Thanks,

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Hi: 
I totally forgot the process of how things are done when asking for help if you think your computed is infected. I've since download DDS and used it.
 
As far as the scan goes I'm in the dark about what could be the problem with my computer constantly freezing a couple of times every day.
 
 As I said in my first incorrect post, during the last few weeks my computer has been freezing up on me constantly and I've had to restart it to get things back to "normal".
 I know that various things cause your computer to freeze and thought that maybe that the fact that I haven't done a defrag in a while could be the problem.  I defragged last night and unfortunately, that didn't resolve my problem.
 I've did a full scan with Dr. Web Cureit(took around 12 hours) back in late August and a few things were found which I deleted.  Then about a week or so ago I did a full scan with Malwarebytes and it found a few things and I thought that was that. I should also mention that there have been these error messages popping up for Norton every few days "Symantec Service Framework encountered a problem and needed to close".  When I typed in a search I came up with the following website http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH178798
I didn't install anything as I wasn't sure that I should. 
 
Edit:
 
When I turned on the computer today (October 3, 2013) I had the following error message from Micros... Read more

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Hey, I found way too many processes in task manager.. and the amount seems to keep increasing, so far its 41.. what should it be? on average ..
Not too long ago there was some major virus's found on the computer but it was eventually fixed, all though im still not convinced, as it still shows signs of virus', also the screen randomly goes black as if its failing to refresh, ive updated the graphics card drivers so hopefully thats fixed that problem. Id just like somebody to check the log file just so i can be sure that theres nothing wrong :)

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:43:17, on 30/09/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Ghost\GhostStartService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
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A:Computer constantly freezing

Hi Shadowraider and welcome to TSF

Sorry for the delay in getting to you, the forum has been really busy lately and all our helpers are volunteers

There is no set average for running processes as these will depend on the PC and the applications installed. They will constantly increase/decrease while the computer is running, as programs (including background processes) are opened/closed. e.g. I have 42 processes running with an open browser and notepad opened. The rest are system processes, anti-virus program, firewall, anti-spyware and a few programs I chose to run at startup. Some users will tweak the startups to get down to about 25 processes but that's usually not needed unless your computer is really slow to boot up or slow at opening programs or responding to user input.

I don't see any malware in your log but I will take a further look to make sure, however..........

I notice that you have more than one anti-virus programs on your machine (AVG & Symantec). That's not a good idea!!

This messes up the machine pretty badly. Alike firewalls, anti-virus programs have conflicts co-existing with each other & may produce undesirable results. Please uninstall ALL leaving only one of them.

ALL the antivirus programs must be removed via add/remove program.
For any program that doesn't have an add/remove entry, you will have to do this:re-install the program -> reboot -> uninstall## Do NOT proceed with the rest of the fix until you have resolved t... Read more

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Hello,

I am having a lot of dfficulty with my computer. Since a few weeks now, the computer will randomly begin to freeze. Sometimes right away after start, or when left inactive, other times it will work for hours then suddenly freeze up. I am not sure what the problem is. Last month I had trouble with my Ipod and had to reformat it, which led me to reinstall Itunes. Ever since then the computer has been crashing and I will have to restart everything.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

A:Computer is constantly freezing

Hi .Since you fingered iTunes...I would go to Event Viewer and see if there are any errors listing iTunes as the troublespot.How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ If so, I would uninstall it, reinstall it.How much free space in C: partition? How large is C:?How much RAM installed on system?If there are any errors in Event Viewer citing IDE0, IDE1, etc...post the details of those.Louis

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I have just about had it with my computer, honestly. Just recently, in the past month or so, my computer has started putting my wifi into limited. For no reason. Yes, I have tried all the fixes on the main post. Yes, I've turned off the 'allow disabling' of it. It just is a mess.  Not only will it go to limited, but it will completely hard lock my computer (but only sometimes) I didn't really connect the two until recently, because I realized it always happened once the limited showed up on my wifi. I have no idea what's causing it. I've made sure it's no viruses, and I still have no clue. I really want to fix this.  Thank you.

A:Wifi constantly going out, freezing computer?

Hi @Makota,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the WiFi dropping. I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Please get back to me with above information, so I can help you better. 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:02:48 PM, on 1/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq Connections\6750491\Program\Compaq Connections.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1156721207\ee\AOLHostManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1156721207\ee\AOLServiceHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1156721207\ee\AOLServiceHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\InterMute\SpySubtract\SpySub.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\YAHOOM~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=Q305&bd=presario&pf=desktop
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iesearch&locale=EN_US&c=Q305&bd=... Read more

A:Slow Computer...Freezing up constantly.

How much RAM do you have
 

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ok so, i have no idea on how this happened. one day, i was playing a computer game (warcraft III if you must know, i'm sort of a dork in this way XD) and decided to minimize the game in order to open up windows media player to listen to some music. well, the minimizing took forever and eventually it froze. frustrated i turned the computer off. now, everytime i turn on my computer it will be stuck at the windows xp loading screen for around three minutes before going to the login screen. if i don't log in immediatly, it freezes. when i do log in a window will pop up saying i have recovered from a serious error. then, when i try to open ANY application, program, file etc., it freezes. the only way i am able to get online is in safe mode with networking, which is limited with no sound. i know this is not a virus because i have the program Deep Freeze 5 on my computer which is supposed to keep the computer at stock settings everytime i start up. i have tried using the system restore that XP provides but that has not worked. i do not want to have to re-install windows because the microsoft office i have is out of downloads and i do not have another. i currently have a Dell Inspiron 6000 and i belive i have windows XP 2001. please give me any advice possible, i really can't afford to get a new computer. I will get any other info requiered to help solve this problem.
Thank you for your help
 

A:computer constantly crashing/freezing HELP!

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HELP....

It has just started a few hours ago and is constantly doing it? every ten seconds it freezes and I loose control of everything. it last only a second or two and then starts all over again. Prior to this I lost ability to start Red Alert telling me "....administrator privileges...." and when I do it just doesn't start.

P.S. - heaps of administrative event errors and warning....but I don't understand any of it.
Error 13/09/2015 7:10:07 PM Service Control Manager 7031 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:10:06 PM HttpEvent 15301 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:10:06 PM Application Error 1000 (100)
Error 13/09/2015 7:10:06 PM .NET Runtime 1026 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:10:05 PM HttpEvent 15300 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:58 PM Service Control Manager 7031 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:57 PM HttpEvent 15301 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:57 PM Application Error 1000 (100)
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:57 PM .NET Runtime 1026 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:56 PM HttpEvent 15300 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:49 PM Service Control Manager 7031 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:48 PM Application Error 1000 (100)
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:48 PM .NET Runtime 1026 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:47 PM HttpEvent 15301 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:47 PM HttpEvent 15300 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:39 PM Service Control Manager 7031 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:39 PM Application Error 1000 (100)
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:38 PM HttpEvent 15301 None
Warning 13/09/2015 7:09:38 PM HttpEvent 15300 None
Error 13/09/2015 7:09:38 ... Read more

A:computer constantly freezing every ten seconds or so...

...and when I try to play a game it jumps me back out to the desktop.

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My laptop has been freezing a lot lately. All programs freeze up, I get "Computer Not Responding" when I ctrl,alt,delete. Once I close the extra programs I don't need to run, I will try to open Internet Explorer or Yahoo Messenger but nothing happens. When I attempt to restart the computer, it will shutdown to the "Sony Vaio" screen saver and then sit there until I manually turn off the power switch. Also, usually after about an hour or so, I'll get the so called "Blue screen of death" and am forced to restart my computer.

I'm not really sure what the problem is and obviously it's stemming further than this, but here's a HijackThis log for good measure:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:29:59 PM, on 11/25/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MSMPSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WScript.exe
C:\Program... Read more

A:HijackThis Log - Computer freezing constantly

somehow I don't think this is a security issue so I'm moving this to XP forum where it can get attention
 

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it started a few months ago and at the time i just kind of ignored it cause i tend to procrastinate pretty much everything. but in the past few weeks i've actually been trying to fix this, and at first i thought it was just a trojan or some other type of malware. so as usual, i updated and ran spybot, but it came out clean and it still continued to freeze on me. i was adamant it had to be a trojan, so i downloaded AVG anti-virus which found and cleaned 6 trojans which i knew i had and i figured, problem solved. but it wasn't, it continued to freeze on me, no matter what i was doing. in fact the only time it really doesn't freeze on me is when i'm idle on my desktop not doing anything. so i googled frozen comps and have summarized that its either a temperature problem, a power problem, a memory problem, or a hard drive problem. so i opened my cpu and cleaned out the very little dust on the fans and made sure they were running properly, which they were, and left the bay door open just in case. yet it still froze. i made sure the power cord was firmly in it's socket and in the outlet and yet it still froze which led me to believe its an internal problem. so i cleaned up my registry and defragged my drives and yet it still froze. in fact it would freeze half way through my defrags. but the strange thing about my freezes i noticed, compared to other people's that i've read, is that when mine freezes, any music or sound thats playing continues to ... Read more

A:My computer is freezing constantly and randomly.

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My computer has been very slow of late. It seems to hang up and/or freeze (for various amounts of time) whenever I pull up any application (internet, programs, folders, anything).

The computer is about 3 years old.

Any ideas why it's doing this?

A copy of the HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:24:44 PM, on 9/5/2012
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16448)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Online\DataSafeOnline.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee Security Scan\3.0.207\SSScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingBar\BingBar.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingBar\BingApp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_271.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_271.exe
C:\Users\Jennifer\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/USCON/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Micr... Read more

A:Computer Constantly Hanging Up/Freezing

bump
 

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Made a thread about this in here, but I dont think it is malware related. So I'm going to remake it here without the DDS log.
 
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Hi there guys I've been having what has to be the most frustrating freezes on startup in all history. I have this freeze that will happen on pretty much any mode that isnt PURE safe mode. Meaning that if I load up in Safemode Networking this freeze will happen there as well. But what happens is this
The comptuer starts up and gets to the windows 7 loading screen. I'll Try to login, at which it attempts to load up everything VERY slowly. At this point I'm at a bit of a time limit. If my pc doesnt fully load up in a certain time frame it will freeze. Whlie it's loading everything loads up slowly and I have a very small amount of time to load up an MP3 file. If I dont load up a song to play within this time frame and loop it infinitely, my comptuer will freeze without question at least 95% of the time. 5% of the time it MIGHT load up completely. But so far the load up mp3 loop forever trick is the only thing preventing my comptuer from freezing (If I can get that far).
 
As it stands i have no idea what is causing this problem, it's so bizarre... Please help!

A:Computer constantly freezing on startup. No idea how to fix.

try and update your network drivers

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I have a custom built computer that seems to have something wrong. It is constantly freezing, mouse getting stuck and just not seeming right. I has a GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD4-B3, I5-2500K, 120 Crucial SSD and many other Mechanical drives installed.

I had Windows 8 Pro installed and noticed the problems starting. I then installed Windows 7 thinking it maybe software, but problems persisted. What faulty hardware could it be and what tests should I start running. Memtest, what hard drive test is there for the SSD where the OS is installed. Appreciate some help on this issue.
 

A:My custom built computer is constantly freezing!

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Basically what the title suggests. My computer will work fine for varying amounts of time when streaming video (watching movies, skyping, etc) but eventually the computer starts running sluggish until it virtually freezes. This problem doesn't seem to be nearly as bad when I'm streaming movies or tv shows, but when it comes to skyping this problem has been a nightmare. I'm at the point where I can't skype someone for more than 10 minutes before my computer freezes. Has anyone else had this problem? Any help would be awesome.
 

A:Computer is constantly freezing when streaming video

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This whole thing happened out of no where I have no idea how or from what, I have preformed many antivirus scans and anti malware scans and even though I remove everything the problem persists!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9500 Quad-Core Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 2 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 333866 MB, Free - 56568 MB; D: Total - 9530 MB, Free - 1284 MB; E: Total - 343396 MB, Free - 342996 MB;
Motherboard: ECS , Nettle3, 2.2,
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated and Enabled

HijackThis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:04:14 PM, on 8/1/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\itype.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\... Read more

A:Please save my computer!! Just got bluescreen!! Constantly freezing

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I have been good at keeping up with trying to keep my pc clean, but lately i seem to be having a ton of issues with my browser locking up and freezing. I am also having issues with my whole unit freezing as well, screen freezes, cursor doesnt move and have to hard restart the unit, i am unsure if it may be malware related or not. The unit is just having piss poor performance and i can not figure out why

here is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:41:39 PM, on 3/24/2014
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG2013\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Router Setup and Monitor\BelkinRouterMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Router Setup and Monitor\BelkinService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\vprot.exe
C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem\agrsmsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TOTALR~2\bar\1.bin\14brmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\MyTomTom 3\MyTomTomSA.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3... Read more

A:Browsers + computer constantly crashing/freezing

nothin?
 

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Hello,
The other day my computer randomly just shut itself down, and then ever since has been freezing. The clock will freeze but the mouse wont, and the screen is usable for a couple minutes but then is not, and a forced shutdown is the only way to unlock. I have posted below the DDS, however the gmer wouldn't work it kept having to close, if you know a way around this please let me know. I have posted a hackthis file as well in the zipped folder. One of the things my virus scan picked up was exploit:html/repl.D but when i tried to remove it wasnt found. Please let me know if i can provide any more info. I have a dell inspiron e1505. Thanks.



DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Tyler Martin at 16:17:13.64 on Wed 12/23/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1316 [GMT -5:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall Plus *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

A:Computer constantly freezing, exploit:html

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I need to see a gmer log in order to help you.

Delete your existing copy of gmer. Please run this special version of gmer:

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here and Save it to your Desktop. Double-click gmer.exe to run it. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent.
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.



Click the image to enlarge it


In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ...Sections
IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it to your next reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any... Read more

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My computer has been freezing frequently with a weird clicking sound on the speakers. Its been messed up for a while now. Before I couldn't even start it in normal mode and had to use safe mode just to use it. I managed to fix it by using system restore, but the freezing and clicking haven't stopped. I would just start it like normal and do the usual stuff on the computer, and after ten minutes or less it would freeze. If you need any info, please ask. I really need help!! I've had many problems with this computer, twice I had to have it taken in to be reformated. I'd rather not do that again so please, if you have any ideas that could help me, please post!

Just incase, I have a Microsoft Windows XP, Version 2002, Service Pack 3
I have Intel(R) Core(TM)CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz, 1.99GB of RAM

A:Computer constantly freezing with weird sound!!

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

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Hello,

I've recently been having issues where my computer will stop responding at random times. I haven't yet noticed a pattern, but the most recent issue happened when I opened Facebook. If I'm playing music when the freeze happens, it starts sounding creepy and machine-like, with high-pitched noises and other strange sounds. Other windows stop responding and I can't use my computer for about 30 seconds. I'm not sure if this is Malware related or not. I haven't been to any malicious websites or downloaded anything, but I don't know what else the problem could be.

Also, I'm running Windows 7 on an HP dm4x series laptop. I believe drivers are up to date and updates are installed to Windows.

Thanks!

Below are HJT and DDS logs. I will upload a GMER log when I can, but the scan was taking a long time.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:41:58 PM, on 2/28/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16464)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass 2011\TouchControl.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass 2011\BioMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco NAC Agent\NACAgentUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP CoolSense\CoolSense.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\H... Read more

A:Computer freezing constantly: Malware related?

Here is the GMER log:

GMER 2.1.19115 - http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2013-03-01 11:30:31
Windows 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IAAStorageDevice-1 ST975042 rev.0003 698.64GB
Running: GMER.exe; Driver: C:\Users\Kyle\AppData\Local\Temp\kwldqpow.sys
---- User code sections - GMER 2.1 ----

.text C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass 2011\TouchControl.exe[2692] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 69 0000000077a71465 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass 2011\TouchControl.exe[2692] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 155 0000000077a714bb 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text ... * 2
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco NAC Agent\NACAgentUI.exe[3280] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 69 0000000077a71465 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco NAC Agent\NACAgentUI.exe[3280] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 155 0000000077a714bb 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text ... * 2
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe[3272] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 69 0000000077a71465 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe[3272] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 155 0000000077a714bb 2 bytes [A7, 77]
.text ... * 2
.text C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe[3732] C:\Windows\syswow64\PSAPI.DLL!GetModuleInformation + 69 0000000077a71465 2 bytes [A7, 77]... Read more

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Recently I was working on SPSS (a stats database) modifying one file over several weeks and saving changes several times per day. One morning I tried to bring my computer out of hibernation mode, as usual, but it said there was a problem and I would need to delete the restoration file inc order to resume. Since I had saved my data so often, I agreed. When my computer restarted the file was reverted back 2 weeks. I have since learned that SPSS files don't create temporary files, but still I was saving continuously so this was very strange. No other files were impacted (none were open either though). Since this time my computer freezes several times each day - every time I leave it sit. It's like it cannot come out of 'hibernation mode'. At the time of my problem, I went to run my Sophos virus software but it wouldn't start?? I then installed Microsoft's free virus program and following that avast! antivirus (based on someone's recommendation). I have run Malewarebytes too and only a couple small (apparently insignificant files, as per another IT forum user) were detected. Another issue is that my taskbar freezes too when my computer freezes. Bottomline I have two questions: (1) should I just reinstall my OS to fix these problems? and (2) I bought a new computer (as I CANNOT lose anymore of my PhD work!) and I am scared to move over my necessary files, as I worry there is an undetected virus that could affect my new computer. How can I be sur... Read more

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Hi, my computer freezes when I'm using it throughout the day. Sometimes it will freeze up to five times in a three hour span. It usually occurs when I am tampering with media or opening multiple browsers. When the computer is idle, it does not freeze. Here is my log. (attached) Thank you for any help or feedback. Likewise, when I run a system clean up from the C drive, it will freeze.

A:Computer constantly freezing! Hijack log included

I tried starting my PC in Safe Mode and it gives me the options to select Safe Mode or Safe Mode Network, etc.... problem is, when I start in Safe Mode a bunch of Windows filenames appear and it never starts up in Safe Mode. ....? Any reasons for a computer to freeze all the time like mine? I have a Virus Scanner and no viruses have been detected.

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hi, can any pls one help me. the other day my avira anti virus alerted me of multiple attack of virus. which i denied access and moved to quaranteen. i then perform a full scan of ewido, spybot, superantispyware and avira just to make sure. although now my computer is having problem when internet explorer loads up, hang/freezes everytime and when i click my mouse i hear a beep sound and computer freezes. i tried to perform a system restore but it doesnt respond. pls help

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:30:02, on 09/01/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\CBOClean\BOCORE.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files... Read more

A:Computer freezing everytime, have to constantly restart

awww, any one? now my computer is shutting down saying 'initiated by NT.Authority\system' =(
HELP PLS
 

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My computer has been freezing for a while and I haven't thought anything of it until recently when it started to freeze multiple times a day. Sometimes I would be doing something and other times I wouldn't be doing anything and it would just freeze. I've searched but I don't know what the problem is. All I know is that the light that blinks orange whenever I'm doing something goes away. Please help I'd really appreciate it. Thank you!
 

A:Computer freezing constantly random times

The very first issue can be that your system is running beyond it's hardware specifications. This occurs when getting too numerous programs running at the same time. If the amount of RAM in your system cannot handle it then your computer will freeze. The simple solution for this is to run fewer programs or buy additional RAM.

Some folks ask - what if windows 7 crashes when I only run a particular program? In this case you might need to update your drivers or system. Often times compatibility issues could cause your computer to freeze up. You can check the Microsoft Windows website for the latest updates.

If windows 7 freezes at random, then this problem should be relates to the registry. When the Windows registry is full of errors it can stop your system from properly running. The registry contains the information of your computer which is used to communicate between the OS, software, and hardware devices. When the registry becomes congested with errors, the communication procedure breaks down.

The recommended solution for this sort of Windows 7 freezing would be to clean the registry of corrupt files and various errors. Not just will this prevent pc crashing, it will also speed up your system considerably.
​Also, take a look at this site for some more information:
http://www.winvistaclub.com/t9.html

I hope this helps!

Brett M,
Windows Outreach Team
 

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I am not extremely computer literate. Mostly just an avid googler so bear with my lack of information or expertise.
My problem is that my computer keeps blue-screening and restarting. There is no correlation between what I am doing and the restarts. Sometimes I am using my computer during them and sometimes I get up to use the bathroom and come back to the login screen and an error message.
My hardware is decently old, probably 5 years. I have not taken it apart or messed with any internal components in the last month. I use my computer mostly for internet browsing and homework. Nothing very taxing. Any insight or help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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My laptop is having some serious performance issues. The keyboard stops working, the mouse starts to wiggle across the screen, and it's incredibly slow. I've done a virus scan, but nothing comes back. I've had issues like this with other computers I own and it's always been a virus. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 
 

A:Keyboard stops working, computer constantly freezing

Greetings spalladino25 and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that. ===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter ... Read more

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:11:50 AM, on 7/13/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\WZCBDL Service\WZCBDLS.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\rnathchk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air USB Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.ex... Read more

A:Computer is constantly freezing up have run sypware/virus programs

We're very sorry for the delay..

You may want to print out these instructions or save it as a text document, and use them as a reference. If you have any questions regarding the fix, please ask us before proceeding. It is also important for you to don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order.

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Update JavaGo to Start ? Control Panel ? Add/Remove Programs.
Search for all previous installed versions of Java. (J2SE Runtime Environment.... )
It should have this icon next to it:
Click that entry and then click on the Change/Remove button.
Then download and install the newest version from here.
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Uninstall ProgramsClick Start ? Run ? type: appwiz.cpl ? OK
Find and remove the following program(s) (if present):

Viewpoint

Close Add/Remove Programs window after uninstalling.
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Please open HijackThis, click Do a system scan only, and then place a checkmark beside each of these entries:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cust.../www.yahoo.com
O2 - BHO: Viewpoint Toolbar BHO - {A7327C09-B521-4EDB-8509-7D2660C9EC98} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBarBHO.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Viewpoint Toolbar - {F8AD5AA5-D966-4667-9DAF-2561D68B2012} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AlcxMonitor] ALCXMNTR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Ru... Read more

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My computer is constantly freezing up. On start-up things seem fine, but after a few minutes, I am unable to interact with anything cause the cursor indicates something is trying to load, but never does and then freezes.So I have no choice but to turn off my computer. I really need help, I am trying to avoid having to do a clean install, I don't know how to backup things properly, and Im afraid I will have to re-install alot. This is my first time on a forum like this and I need specialized help. Before I go on, here is all the list of things I have tried to tried to fix the problem with:

-Disk Check
-Disk Defragment
-System Restore (no restore points)
-Virus Scan with Mcafee and Malware Bytes (viruses/malware was found and removed, but problem persists)
-Last good Configuration

I am currently in Safe Mode with Networking and everything is fine there luckily.
Now I think I might know what the problem is, but I need to know how to fix it. In the Event Viewer, I see several errors:

-Ntp Client was unable to set up a manual peer to use as a time source cause of DNS resolution error on 'time.nist.gov,0x9. The error was: no such host is known (0x80072AF9)

-The shadow copies of Volume C: were aborted cause of an IO failure on volume C:

-The shadow copies of Volume C: were aborted during detection because of a critical control file could not be opened

-Audit events have been dropped by the transport. The real time backup file was corrupt due to improper shutdown
Can someone ... Read more

A:Computer is constantly freezing up. Shadow copy issue?

Looks like you have a disk problem. Run a chkdsk /r at boot.

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Hey guys, recently, my computer has been freezing at completely random times during the day and always requires a hard reset to fix the problem (temporarily). I have no idea what is wrong, I have not really installed any new hardware or devices, except my iPod Touch I got around 2 weeks ago and my router I got around 3 weeks ago, but I have no idea if they are causing the problem because the freezing has been going on for around 5 days now...

Here is my HijackThis Log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:18:18 AM, on 2/20/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO livePCsupport\CLPSLS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\avastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities\Center.exe
C:\Pro... Read more

A:Computer constantly going unresponsive/freezing at random times

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Hi, i'm having a really bothersome problem here, my computer is shutting down sometimes or either freezing and making weirds noises where i can't move even the mouse and i need to hard boot.

This freezes only happens when i turn on the computer for the firsts time of the day, it happens like 5-10 times and then he starts working correctly for the rest of the day, i don't have a clue what is happening, do i need to format my computer?
Sometime appeared a blue screen (i think its called death screen) here is an example

What should i do??

A:Computer constantly freezing and making weird noises

  
Quote: Originally Posted by heltei15


Hi, i'm having a really bothersome problem here, my computer is shutting down sometimes or either freezing and making weirds noises where i can't move even the mouse and i need to hard boot.

This freezes only happens when i turn on the computer for the firsts time of the day, it happens like 5-10 times and then he starts working correctly for the rest of the day, i don't have a clue what is happening, do i need to format my computer?
Sometime appeared a blue screen (i think its called death screen) here is an example

What should i do??



We do need the actual DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* ... Read more

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I have a 2 year old Dell desktop Dimension E521 with Windows XP. Recently it has been freezing several times a day, sometimes while on the internet (with both Firefox and Internet Explorer), sometimes when just working on a Word doc, sometimes with nothing open and the screen saver is on. When I hit Ctrl+Alt+Del the task manager doesn't even come up and I have to press the power button on the tower to get it to shut off. Ran several virus scans (AVG, avast!) and they say no virus, but a friend who is good with computers said it sounds like a virus. Cannot do a system restore, it goes through the process and then says "unable to restore to specified date". I have tried at least 10 dates and none work. A few times after it freezes there is a loud beep coming from the tower, I read in a previous forum that could be a fan problem, but I am also having other issues besides the beeping. Any ideas what I should do?? Thanks MP

A:Constantly freezing, Ctrl+Alt+Del doesn't do anything, have to manually shut down computer

I would first take steps to satisfy myself that the system is not overheating.Freezing is one of the symptoms of overheating, among other things.I would check to ensure that the fans installed are all working properly (visual observation) and then I would enter the BIOS and check the registered CPU temperature after one of these freezes.Cleaning the Interior of your PC - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/cleaning-the-inside-of-your-pc/ Louis

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For the last couple of weeks my computer has been running all sorts of slow, and I'm getting a lot of glitches I've never had before (recently, it appears to have shut down when I turn it off, but I find when I turn it back on it never went off in the first place, getting booted from browser consistently, etc). I also get an error message whenever I shut down about 'protector.exe' not being able to close, and when I tried to look it up I found only scary-sounding info from sites I don't exactly trust.
Anyway, not sure where to go with these problems, and I'm really hoping someone here can help. Thanks so much in advance for any input you can give!

Here's my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:55:22 PM, on 10/1/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:Computer freezing, booted from browsers constantly, worried in general...please help?

bump, please

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Lately, I have been experiencing A LOT of problems with my computer. Programs frequently crash or run sluggishly. At times, my taskbar will crash and become frozen.

I have also noticed that I have a lot of process running (I am usually clocking in at somewhere around 45 processes). I have recently installed iTunes, which I can see has about 2 or 3 processes running at a time. I have also have recently run winUpdate and got some new files from that, but I don't know if that also has things running in the background.

I have ran CleanUp, AdAware, Spybot, and I have a Microsoft AntiSpyware constantly running in the background, so I don't think adware or spyware is the problem.

This is the only forum that I know of that can offer help for these kind of things, and you have proven to be very helpful in the past. If this is in the wrong place, I apologize.

Here is my HiJack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:26:03 PM, on 10/5/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Programs and computer constantly freezing or crashing... is spyware the problem?

One thing that could be causing your problems is the fact that you have both Norton And AVG running. You should never run two antiviruses at the same time. They conflict with each other and cause all sorts of problems as well as decrease your protection. You need to pick one and get rid of the other.

Also you need to disable some of those unnecessary apps you have running at startup. They are draining your computers resources.
 

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Recently my Firefox has become very slow. It is constantly locking up on me. Is there some way to speed it up a bit?
Thanks
 

A:Solved: Firefox constantly freezing up

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Hey everyone, I'm new here. I've been reading several threads about anytihng related to my problem but it won't help me.

It all started when I tried to get rid of some virus called ''Proyecto 1'' that showed up every once I started the computer. I tried using Ad-Aware and found nothing, then I tried Symantec and found nothing too. So I read I needed to use EliStaRa something, well, I used it and it found some mistakes and apparently it stopped popping up. Then I happened to read that I also should use Uniblue Registry Booster, I used it and it found like 1024 or so errors and fixed it. And here it goes everything, after that my computer started to freeze when I tried to sign in Windows Live Messenger or trying other program. I managed to fix this for a while closing WLM and trying to find a solution, but the computer freezed after a while and I was forced to shut it off manually.

Now after 2 days dealing with this, WinXP won't start correctly or would get stuck just after showing the desktop.

So what I did, I read about doing some System Restore and I went back to like a week before everything went bad, but it keeps the same. And now the only way to use the computer is in safe mode.

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance :)

Don't know if I need this but here goes my laptop specifications:
HP Pavilion dv6000
Win XP Media Center
AMD Turion 64x2

A:[SOLVED] Laptop kepps freezing constantly

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Too many times we see this type of outcome from using a third party registry cleaner.
You can try and Perform a Repair Installation. If this does not resolve the issue format and reinstall. You have pooched your system files causing the system to not boot.

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Today when I logged on, my Outlook 2007 continually froze up. It is still doing it - no new programs installed at all - upgrades with Microsoft up to date. I am getting a strange message that Dell Support Center is not working - I have never had this before. I am on Windows 7 64 bit. Outlook freezes up and if I want maybe 2-3minutes it will fucnction but then freezes again.

I can receive and send if I wait for it to "defrost" ...

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated - never happened before.
 

A:Solved: Outlook 2007 Constantly Freezing - HELP!

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Hello, I'm having an issue with my computer.

My computer has started to restart/freeze up on me. The thing is, it has graphical issues once it freezes/tries to reboot. I get all these lines through the screen, graphical glitches when trying to go through the BIOS, etc. The computer isn't too slow, it isn't acting strange, the only thing that is wrong is the obvious freezing/restarting with graphical lines and glitches once it freezes.

My video card has been going out for a long time(I share a computer with a few people and they seem to think the video card is ok, but I have always seen small glitches in graphics here and there), so I am thinking maybe this might be a problem, given the graphical glitches, the horizontal lines going through the screen once it freezes.

When it hits the BIOS, it sometimes shows these same lines with the screen going mostly black.

System specs are:

CPU - Core 2 Duo, speed I don't remember.

Video Card - Geforce 7900 GT 512mb

Ram - 2GB DDR2

Motherboard - Asus, P5N-E SLI

I got this computer a few years back and I am not one to keep updated with specs or talk about them often, so I have forgotten the speed of the CPU and I do not know if I am missing information for you guys.

Solutions I have tried:

Overheating - I used air to filter out all dust/dirt that might be there to harm the computer, I have plenty of fans in there, etc.

Any and all help will be appreciated, Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Computer Freezing/freezing/graphical glitchs

If you're getting graphical 'glitches' while in bios, that's usually a good sign that your graphics card is having issues - however, I have seen this happen with faulty ram. I'd recommend reseating the cards (ensure your computer is off and unplugged whilst doing so) and see if that helps
 

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Hi guys, I have a PC that is constantly downloading from the internet. I go to college and have a limited amount of information that I can upload or download within a 24 hour period and if I surpass that limit I get tickets and my internet is shut off. Recently I have gotten multiple tickets even though I haven't downloaded/uploaded anything. I finally downloaded my college's bandwidth monitor and since I downloaded it it shows that my computer is constantly downloading/uploading information yet I am not running any programs or even on the internet during times when it says it's uploading/downloading information.

To alleviate this problem I downloaded spybot and that immediately fixed the problem, or so I thought. After running spybot my computer worked fine until the next restart (today) and now the same problem has come up and spybot is not fixing it this time. I've run McAfee and windows defender and no viruses are shown so I have no idea what is going on. Please help!!!
 

A:Solved: Computer is constantly downloading?

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Win 7 64 bit
Intel i5 2500-k 3.3ghz
Asus sabertooth p67 (mobo)
Corsair tx850 (psu)

Corsair vengeance 8gb (2x4gb) DDR3 1600 (this is what I started with, this specific ram is not on Asus' motherboard QVL. I thought this was causing my problem so I just replaced them today with Corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) DDR3 1600)

WesternDigital caviar black 750gb
EVGA Nvidia GTX560 TI 1gb
Lite-on dvd-rw optical drive

Wired usb mouse and keyboard
Media link usb wireless adaptor

Installed in CoolerMaster haf 932 case

I assembled this computer exactly 8 days ago. All parts bought new.

Since day one I have encountered constant computer freezing and lock-ups, first it happened in the bios. After that; during the os install. Not just once but multiple times, requiring me to start from the beginning. I'm talking almost a dozen times just to get the os installed.

After the install, if it wasn't freezing during boot or during startup it was freezing at the desktop. If I was lucky I could get just a few minutes out of it before it would freeze. (I should mention after it froze if I didn't hold the pwr button down until it shut off I would have to wait a few minutes and it would shut itself off)

Needless to say I can't do much to try and figure out the problem.
After doing some research, I guessed it could be one of 3 things: psu, mobo or ram.

I started with the cheapest of those and replaced the ram today. Everything was going great, booted flawlessly. Started windows, f... Read more

A:Solved: Computer freezes constantly

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When I click the start button on the desktop its saying it has updates to install and I have done it like 5 times and its just 1 update thats not installing. its not saying its not installing but everytime I restart my computer its still there so whats going on?

A:[SOLVED] My computer constantly needs updating

Hi -

Check the Raliability Monitor for info -
START | perfmon /rel

And WERCON - Problem Reports & Solutions -
START | wercon

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hello, Techsupportforum. I've been plagued by this problem for years now and I just got sick of it. What's been going on is that my computer freezes, makes a jarring sound when it does, and will stay this way for anywhere between thirty seconds and ten or so minutes. This mostly happens when I am actively doing something on my computer such as browsing the web or playing a game. This can happen as many as a dozen times a day, or once a week. Below is a copy of my system from Speccy64. Some information not included is that I use Avast and Malwarebytes for anti-virus. In the past I've used SpyBot S&D, Microsoft Security Essentials, and AVG. All of them tell me my computer is virus free, so I'm pretty positive it isn't a virus-related problem. Thank you in advance for taking the time to help.

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
AMD Athlon II X2 215 49 ?C
Regor 45nm Technology
RAM
3.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 401MHz (6-6-6-18)
Motherboard
PEGATRON CORPORATION NARRA5 (Socket AM2 ) 40 ?C
Graphics
HP x20LED ([email protected])
1024MB GeForce 9500 GT (EVGA) 56 ?C
Hard Drives
488GB Seagate ST350041 8AS SCSI Disk Device (ATA)
Optical Drives
hp DVD-RAM GH40L SCSI CdRom Device
DTSOFT Virtual CdRom Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio

P.S. - I'm not sure if this is in the right forum or not, because I'm a little confused on what my problem is. I decided to just keep it very general and post in Windows 7, as ... Read more

A:[SOLVED] My computer freezes constantly and inconsistently.

Hello mate.

Couple of Q's if you don't mind;
Where is the sound coming from; the PC, or speakers do you think?
The virtual drive; Is there an ISO attached to it constantly? GCP (I find) is to disabling any virtual drives you're not actively using.
Wouldn't hurt to check your NVidia drivers up to date also - You can do this by right-clicking anywhere on your desktop, select 'NVidia Control Panel', 'Help', 'System Info' and let me know the installed driver version.

That should get the ball rolling!

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Okay so lately my computer has been just randomly shutting down. This didn't happen before when I first built it. Specs:

M4A88TD-EVO
4GB Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 1x4GB
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Corsair HX750
HD 4250 integrated
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB HDD
OCZ Vertex II 60GB SSD
 

A:Solved: Computer constantly shutting off without warning

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I updated a compaq laptop computer from ME to XP. I added 256 ram on the laptop since it only had 56.

It was working fine and I returned it to the owner and they said whenever they were using AOL it was freezing.

I started working with it and it was freezing so muchand it keep checking the disks for errors and correcting the problems. I decided to reformat and reinstall. That is completed but now when I go to windows update it freezes. I've tried typing it in, going thru explorer and trying to go to www.microsoft.com and then a link from there but as soon as it gets to the windows update address it freezes.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
 

A:XP constantly freezing

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OK I know MSN freezes on all computers every now and again but mine has been playing up a lot lately.

In the past it has frozen during conversations etc...But in the past few days it shuts down immediately upon opening it (each time).

It says 'Not Responding'.

I've tried closing it while frozen using Task Manager however this does not work - (I've left it 5mins+ to close - nothing happens!)

I've tried Shutting Down or Restarting the computer. Each time it takes about 1-2mins to respond and then it says 'Logging out' and then 'Shutting Down'.
However it stays on the 'Shutting Down' screen for ages. I've left it on one for 2hrs.

Each time I end up having to just manually shutting down the laptop by cutting the power...



Anyone know how to resolve this?


Thanks a million!

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My current pc keeps constantly freezing and is beginning to do it ever more constantly.
It also has a tendency to reboot aswell.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3326 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon X1650 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 298245 MB, Free - 121114 MB; D: Total - 1430796 MB, Free - 472108 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, MRS600M, ,
Antivirus: ESET Smart Security 4.2, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I have tried to find the cause of this and have a minidump file saying its due to an nt driver.
I have windows firewall on and run eset smart security and over the last few days have run spybot s&d, super anti spyware, ccleaner, malwarebytes and eset all within safe mode to make sure system is clean.

Is it possible that my old x1650 needs replaced or possibly my hard drive as it is quite old now ?
Any help appreciated thanx.
 

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I have a 1.60 GHz pentium with 256 MB of ram, running XP Pro 2002 Service Pack 2. I would say this system is 4 or 5 years old now.

I took my computer in for service the first part of June, had the hard drive wiped clean and a clean install of the XP Pro. Last week it just started going haywire. The screen would go black and it would freeze (mouse and keyboard--no Ctl-Alt-Del). I took it in to the shop last Thursday, and they removed an internet filtering program that I had downloaded. That helped quite a bit, but it still freezes on me. Sometimes I can work for 4 hours, sometimes 5 minutes before it freezes. I could not even work on it today, it froze constantly. I also replaced the mouse because the driver was old and the problem seemed possibly to be mouse related. That also did not help the problem--in fact, I think the old mouse worked better. I have run Scan Disk several times, Spybot, AVG, and CCleaner. No viruses detected. The whole system seems to be running slower than usual, too. I do notice some graphics involvement when it freezes--the mouse will be cut in half or there will be a little vertical line.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
 

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For the past two months my laptop has been freezing inexplicably most often when browsing the internet, the weird part is that it'll freeze the first time but when i restart it it acts stable.I tried system restore, cleaning the registry, AV scans and spyware scans (With multiple programs), updated all drivers, defraged the hard drive

The only two things that u can think of is my Zone Alarm Firewall interfering with AVG (I heard this happens sometimes) or the numerous errors in the events viewer listed below:


Failed to create restore point (Process = C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs; Description = Windows Update; Error = 0x80070070).

Crash dump initialization failed!

The program msiexec.exe version 5.0.7600.16385 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Session "Microsoft Security Essentials OOBE" stopped due to the following error: 0xC000000DDETAIL -
6 user registry handles leaked from \Registry\User\S-1-5-21-539818367-1157593759-2051514879-1000:
Process 2864 (\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files\Sony\VCM Intelligent Network Service Manager\VcmINSMgr.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-539818367-1157593759-2051514879-1000
Process 2864 (\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files\Sony\VCM Intelligent Network S... Read more

A:OS constantly freezing

it looks like you have avg and microsoft security essentials both running- I would un install mse and see if that fixes the problem as they may may (or may not?) play well together. This is unlikely but the update error 0x80070070 is about your hdd being full- is it? Here is an article on that- http://blogs.technet.com/sus/archive/2008/...0x80070070.aspx

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My hard drive was replaced 3 weeks ago. I installed OS and the bear minimum software. I then installed all patches/updates to OS and office that were available through windows update. ever since day 1 - this computer will not stop freezing up... it is constant. I have already posted here and had computer hijacked - I have ad-aware and run it daily. the puter even freezes on start -up on occassion - rarely runs for more than 1/2 hour at a time.... always will freeze when it isn't used for several minutes... all power settings have been shut off - no screen saver/powering down monitor/or hibernation .... I feel like it could be a driver... I already uninstalled Nvidia Gforce3 ... so windows is using a generic video driver - hardware settings shows nvidia being disabled. I don't know what else to do . Here is an updated hijack log. Any advice?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:36:37 PM, on 6/15/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE... Read more

A:freezing constantly.

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Hi

I really hope someone can help me with this after installing windows 8 and using it for the past 3 weeks now I have found that my pc is freezing and not closing down properly and this gets worse with each day. I am unable for some reason to go back to windows 7 using the factory restore tool!!. But I will say I do like using windows 8 but these crashes are now beginning to get on my nerves due to them happening constantly all day.

I have uploaded a zip file with my events log and hoping that if I can get these fixed I will be happy to stay with windows 8. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Freezing Constantly

Hey ya, welcome.

Please run the tool in the top thread on the Crash subforum in the manner it asks, then attach the zip here that it makes. We'll see what's up.

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Alright, I'm at my wits end with this machine. I've re-installed XP at least five times, I've tried different RAM, and I've even tried another hard drive. All it does is freeze, right after the install, so I know it's not any software that's causing it. Common sense tells me it's the RAM, but I've replaced that.

Any help appreciated.
 

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I installed driver version 362.00 and everything worked great. I played Dark Souls 3 for about an hour with 65% fan speed, after a 10 min break I played CS GO then the problem started to happen. Screen tear is present and my game freezes then recovers. The audio will also freeze in that frame. I uninstalled my nvidia drivers with DDU and clean installed the latest driver but the problem still persist.

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Computer freezes constantly, usually in IE, but also in other programs as well.
No error messages shown.

Am running Vista and IE7; have ZoneAlarm firwall, run Spybot S&D at least once a week; also have resident ParetoLogic Antivirus Plus.
Please note: ZoneAlarm disabled only momentarily and purposely at time of this posting.

DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Charles at 11:42:24.47 on Thu 01/15/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3070.974 [GMT -6:00]

FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *disabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
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A:IE freezing constantly

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread. Also please explain your problem as fully as possible. Each little detail will help in getting your system cleaned up and functional again.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scans:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mba... Read more

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I have a wireless home network set up with 3 desktop computers and 3 laptops. Most of the computers have no problems, but one gets disconnected almost immediately if the network is left idle for a short time (usually takes less than a minute). The only way I can stay connected is to constantly download a file, browse online without stopping, play a game online, etc. If I stop, Windows (XP SP2) still displays the network as connected (usually with Excellent or Very Good Signal Strength), yet I cannot do anything online. I can't even successfully ping the router (a Netgear WGT624 v2) until I disconnect from the network, then reconnect. Simply clicking repair does not fix anything.

My network adapter is an Airlink101 AWLH3026 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter. I have all power saving options disabled, so I don't believe the adapter is turning itself off. I previously had an Airlink101 router, but moved and it got lost, so I now have the Netgear router. I never had any problems connecting the other router. If I use my laptop in the same room as the desktop, it has no problems, so I don't think the location of the computer is a problem.

Any suggestions of what could be causing this problem on this computer? Thanks in advance, and feel free to ask any questions for further clarification...

-Jeff
 

A:Solved: Wireless network disconnects constantly on one computer

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Now, I'm using windows 7, and I've been getting these constant crashes and bluescreens for a few months now, it happens at least once a day and sometimes up to 4 times a day.

I have tried everything. I've run memory tests. I've formatted and re-installed windows. I've stress tested my computer to the point where I didnt have any ram left or CPU usage ( turned on a ton of programs to see if it would burn itself out for some reason ) and so far, everything has come out clean, but it just keeps going.

Yesterday I decided to just take a look inside the computer so I took everything apart and cleaned it, put it back together and it continued to crash and be a ****.

Then I noticed that my GFX card was giving a bit of noise so I did this thing where you open it up and put some oil in the fan to make it run smoother, that worked but it has done nothing for my crashing issues.

These problems started happening after my little sister unplugged my computer by accident and after that it takes the computer a while to get past the loading screen for the motherboard ( the blue one that just says the type of motherboard I have ) and, ofcourse, the aforementioned bluescreens and DWM( Desktop window manager ) crashes.

Now, I'm begging you. I NEED HELP. I'm going nuts! If you would like the bluescreen information, then I'd be more than happy to send you the .dmp files that have been popping up =).

Thanks in advance!

A:[SOLVED] Computer constantly giving BSOD + DWM keeps crashing.

Now, I'm using windows 7, and I've been getting these constant crashes and bluescreens for a few months now, it happens at least once a day and sometimes up to 4 times a day.

I have tried everything. I've run memory tests. I've formatted and re-installed windows. I've stress tested my computer to the point where I didnt have any ram left or CPU usage ( turned on a ton of programs to see if it would burn itself out for some reason ) and so far, everything has come out clean, but it just keeps going.

Yesterday I decided to just take a look inside the computer so I took everything apart and cleaned it, put it back together and it continued to crash and be a ****.

Then I noticed that my GFX card was giving a bit of noise so I did this thing where you open it up and put some oil in the fan to make it run smoother, that worked but it has done nothing for my crashing issues.

These problems started happening after my little sister unplugged my computer by accident and after that it takes the computer a while to get past the loading screen for the motherboard ( the blue one that just says the type of motherboard I have ) and, ofcourse, the aforementioned bluescreens and DWM( Desktop window manager ) crashes.

Now, I'm begging you. I NEED HELP. I'm going nuts! If you would like the bluescreen information, then I'd be more than happy to send you the .dmp files that have been popping up =).

Thanks in advance!

- Ps. Sorry for re-posting, but I saw the sticky about th... Read more

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I'm not sure if I'm in the right place. Probably get bumped.

So whenever I visit TSN.ca or any other Bell media website, the video I choose to watch freezes. Whenever I visit these websites on my smart phone or anyone's computer but my own, it works perfectly fine.

I have tried turning off all my plugins concerning advertsing (ghostery, ABP) and still the same issues. I have updated java and flash and was unable to fix it. Other websites carrying videos including Youtube have not been affected by this issue.

I do not believe this is a network issue, nor a hardware issue since other websites work fine. This website used to work perfectly for me as well. Something has changed and I need to find out what.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.

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System Information
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Time of this report: 1/13/2012, 14:52:53
Machine name: TITO-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.111025-1503)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: P55-USB3
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G6950 @ 2.80GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.8GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3580MB RAM
Page File: 2210MB used, 4947MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11

A:Video on TSN.ca Constantly Freezing

Try clearing out all your temporary internet files and internet cache, cookies etc. Easiest way to do that is with Ccleaner: Download CCleaner 3.14.1616 - FileHippo.com

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HP Pavilion dv7-6b78us
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
IE 10
All Important Windows updates applied.
This thing will not stop crashing/freezing.
Most time while online I'll get a pop up saying the webpage, IE or explorer.exe has stopped working/responding or the thing will just freeze and all I can do is press and hold down the power button and restart.
I haven't been able to repeat the problem in safe mode.
I reinstalled Windows from the recovery partition a day or two ago, updated Windows, rebooted and the thing locked up immediately.
I've scanned with 5-6 different antivirus/antimalware scanners and none have ever found anything.

Thank you for your time and help,
h4189

A:Constantly freezing and becoming unresponsive

Event Viewer
System
Code:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 2013-08-07T17:44:23.024
Event ID: 89
Task: N/A
Level: Information
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-18
User Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: Manager-HP
Description:
ACPI thermal zone ACPI\ThermalZone\THRM has been enumerated.
_PSV = 0K
_TC1 = 0
_TC2 = 0
_TSP = 0ms
_AC0 = 0K
_AC1 = 0K
_AC2 = 0K
_AC3 = 0K
_AC4 = 0K
_AC5 = 0K
_AC6 = 0K
_AC7 = 0K
_AC8 = 0K
_AC9 = 0K
_CRT = 372K
_HOT = 370K
_PSL - see event data.

Your PC appears to be over-heating.
Download Speccy and post a screenshot.

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Hi,

My USB mouse keeps freezing every few seconds. Regardless of what I'm doing, it will freeze every 10-15 seconds for a period of time of anywhere from half a second or so to ~10 seconds. I've tried this in multiple USB ports and I've gone through all of the settings to disable the powering down of the USB, etc. I've replugged the mouse and restarted my PC more times than I care to count over the last two days. I've uninstalled and reinstalled drivers automatically and manually a silly amount of times. This has also happened with two mice in two days, except one of them now isn't even being recognised by Windows anymore. I tried to system restore, but the furthest back I could restore to was about two hours after the problem started occurring.

Any help would be great, as this is unbelievably frustrating.

Thanks.
 

A:Mouse freezing constantly

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I got my new Yoga 900 in the mail about two days ago and ever since it's been randomly freezing - more frequently recently.  It froze once on the first day of use and I chalked it up to errors with Windows 10.  It froze once more before I updated Windows and today after updating Windows it froze four times in one day.  There's no error message or anything, it just freezes completely without a BSOD and the only way to use it again is to shut it off and turn it back on. Aside from uninstalling bloatware and updating Windows with windows update, I haven't made any modifications to the software or anything.  I haven't dropped it and it's always been put in a case when stowed in my backpack.  I've babied this thing every step of the way.  What's causing this?  I'm really disappointed in having these problems with a brand new $1300 laptop.  Is this common?

A:New Yoga 900 Constantly Freezing

Hi yogaflame, welcome to the forum.
 
     If all of the "bloatware" you are referring to, includes the Lenovo Companion, and Settings, you probably didn't receive the updates provided by Lenovo.
 
    Still, if you go here:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-900-13isk?
 
   ... and compare your installed driver versions, to the Lenovo driver list, then update to the new, you should be all set.
 
     Make note that there is a new BIOS, C6CN34WW, so if you're not on that revision, update the BIOS first.
 
Cheers
 
DragonRider
 
 

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I hope this is in the right place.

I am constantly having to quit firefox and restart it because it keeps freezing up. I have spent a fortune on antispyware and still no resolution. A friend recommended Hijackthis and I did it, have a log and don't know where to start.

If I post my log, can someone help me out here. I'm in waaayyyy over my head.

Thanks

A:Firefox constantly freezing

Thanks for moving this to the right place TW!Here is my Log if it helps:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:07:37 PM, on 3/22/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\CommandService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Ascentive\Spyware Striker\SBAMSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ascentive\ActiveSpeed\AS.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.ya... Read more

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Hello,

I have had mu computer since November last year. Its a top of the range machine.

Windows 7 keeps freezing on me, and I have to force shutdown by pressing & holding the off button, as ctrl+alt+delete doesn't work (and nothing else does, either!).

There is nothing noteworthy in the application logs. There is no correlation between what I am doing on the machine and when the freezing occurs - it's totally random.

My boyfriend bought a computer at the same time as me (different brand) - and he is having the same exact problem. He is a computer tech guy, so he rebuilt his machine from scratch, but it is still happening regularly.

My machine cost a lot of money, and I'm scared it is going to get damaged because this keeps happening.

Please help!
Thanks

A:Windows 7 Freezing constantly...

You will need to provide more information about the specifications of the computer. Has it been freezing since you got it? If not, do you remember the last software or hardware change that was done? The problem could be simple, but in order to solve it, we'll need more information. Please update your system specifications (make, model, hard drive size, RAM amount etc) so that help may be had. Don't worry about the 'freezing' breaking something.
Something is already broken or at least not set up correctly. There are tons of people here who have answers to any question.

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I have had my laptop (Toshiba Satelite) for at least a year or two, quite a while now, and have had no problems with it at all until just a few days ago. It has started to freeze up and not respond to anything except mouse motions. It usually does this with anything other than Internet Explorer and does it especially if I run a program like Windows Defender, or Malwarebytes, which I installed today because of a reccomendation in another thread on here. It will let those open up and then freeze a couple minutes into the scan. It will freeze with IE open much later than with other things open. When it freezes, it will just let me move the mouse and that's it. It will not respond to any clicks, keystrokes, ctrl alt del, or anything other than holding the power button down until it turns off. It has done this every time I have restarted my computer today, which seems to be about at the 800 mark by now... It's confusing, it will freeze quicker with some programs and not as quickly with others, but when it does, the only way to get out of it is to forcibly shut it down. Thanks in advance for any help!
 

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A couple weeks ago I found I had the doginhispen virus, with the main symptom being 100% CPU use, with my system constantly seizing up. I thought i had resolved the problem, but the 100% CPU problem is still happening with my system continually slowing down to a crawl or outright freezing, though I can't find any traces of the virus.

Here's my HijackThis log. Any help you can offer would be extremely appreciated. Thanks so much!


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:09:06 AM, on 10/14/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Pr... Read more

A:Need Help! 100% CPU use, system constantly freezing

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

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Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

If you're not receiving help elsewhere, and still require assistance for this issue, and since it has been a few days since you first posted, please do this:
Download RSIT by random/random and Save it to your Desktop.
Double-click RSIT.exe to run the tool.
Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
Please copy/paste the contents of log.txt and info.txt in your next reply.
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hello. i have vista and an hp slimline pc. recently got a dsl modem and i think thats when the problem began. pc is just CONSTANTLY freezing. program not responding, over and over. heres my log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:27:16 AM, on 12/31/2008Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\16.2.0.7\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\hp\kbd\kbd.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exeC:\Users\coreyg\Downloads\HiJackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&a...&pf=desktopR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Soft... Read more

A:HijackThis Log pc constantly freezing HELP

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma.

Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread.

Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer

*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.

*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.

*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it.

*Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try.

*Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.

Now onto trying to fix your computer. I am looking over your log, and I will be back in a bit with some instructions.

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Hoping for your help once again. I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 laptop. Operating system is Windows 7. Google chrome is my internet browser. I bought it new a year and a half ago. In the past week it has started to lag and freeze constantly. It also takes forever for it to load when it has been shut down. Please help asap. My daughter is going to leave for college in a few says and this laptop is (hopefully) going with her.
 

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Alright. This happened a long time ago, and I fixed it somehow. However, now it is happening again, and I cannot remember how I fixed it for the life of me. When a pop-up comes up, it freezes FireFox. The built in Pop-up blocker is on, but that's not the problem. I don't care for pop-ups, it's always fun to constantly click that X button every time one appears. But now, it will always freeze once I close out of it. Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Goomba.

A:FireFox constantly freezing.

Did you try to reinstall Mozilla Firefox yet?

That might be an easy solution to your problem.

If that doesn't work you might try to get a new user account for mozilla firefox which resets all of the settings back to default.

1. Close Firefox completely (select File > Exit from the main menu of Firefox).
2. Select Start > Run... from the Windows Start menu (use the search box on Vista).
3. Enter firefox.exe -ProfileManager and press ok
4. Click Create Profile (Follow steps and once finished...)
5. Delete the default profile you have there, and start to use the other one (newly made) one.

Hope this helps!

Thanks,
TechHelp24

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This computer is used by more than one person and my roomate didn't understand the warning message Avast gave when a bad file was dowloaded, and it was allowed on the computer and now the computer is infected. He doesn't know what the file was called or any information unfortunately. The symptoms are that Explorer constantly freezes for the most inane actions like opening a folder. I'm running Vista on a Hp Pavillon dv9417ca Notebook PC with 2 gigs of Ram, AMD Turion 64 X2 1.8 GHz processor, and a 160 gig harddrive that keeps changing size(Part of the infection).

I first cleaned out the temp files with ATFcleaner
Then I ran Malwarebytes and ran it again from Safe mode
I then ran Avast from a boot scan.
I finally ran Kaspersky online scanner.

Nothing was found by any of these.

I was going to try to use combofix but I read on the site that it can damage my system and since I'm ignorant of its function, I won't.

Any help would be more than appreciated.
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Good loving at 19:36:24.41 on 29/03/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.2.1033.18.1982.983 [GMT -7:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
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A:Explorer Constantly Freezing

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructio... Read more

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Been having problems with my keyboard freezing, at first I found that taking the battery out, holding esc for 30 seconds then setting the bios to saved defaults worked as a temporary fix, but as time has went on it has gotten worse, every time I manage to get the keyboard working again as soon as I play anything with sound ie YouTube or iTunes it freezes again and won't work until I do the bios reset, but if I don't play anything with sound it works fine.


Another method I tried was taking the battery out holding the power button for 30 seconds then the windows key and the letter b and resetting the bios to factory settings but even this has not worked. I'm totally stumped as to why this keeps happening as it is so out of the blue, I've also tried reinstalling the keyboard drivers but this did not work either. Would appreciate any help.

Edit: my problems are on a HP pavilion 15-e092sa

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I have an E-machines EL1358-53 desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS.

The system seems to freeze up (no blue screen, just not responding), mostly when Windows boots up, or working on files through the network. I have tried to restore to previous date, and also wiped out hard drive and re installed windows. I do not really know what to do at this point, nor do i want to spend the money out of my budget to buy a new desktop.

I know this info will not be enough for anyone to give me an appropriate response, so what else do I need to post on here to help anyone out with my problem?


Thank you in advance.

A:Windows 7 64 Bit constantly freezing

Do you know what your Hard drive speed is. Also how much ram dose your computer?

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For a good few months I've had Windows 7 Ultimate installed on my laptop, and for those few months I've had absolutely no problems whatsoever. However, recently my laptop has begun to freeze a number of times while in use. The freezes seem to happen when certain applications are in use, (Browsing in any internet browser, using instant messengers, ETC) I even think it's starting to suspect it's helping to produce I/O device errors as I've gotten a couple of those today, Once while extracting something from a rar and again while burning a DVD.

This has never happened before, and my computer hasn't undergone any significant changes to cause it either, so I'm pretty stumped. So, I'm here asking for help, on my first post no less.

A:Windows 7 Freezing Constantly

Welcome to Seven Forums...

I suggest you run the gammut of normal diagnostic tests.

Start > "cmd" > Right Click cmd.exe > Run as Admin...
Enter line: "sfc /scannow"
If you get errors, run it 3 times.

OR

Peform a system restore to a previous point.

OR

Perform a repair install.
Repair Install

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Hi,

I have this laptop I sto- I mean borrowed from my brother and I have been having constant bother from it.

It began with the problems of two broken keys (G and H) and a problem with connecting to the internet...

So I sent it off.

When it came back from a computer repair company called "Tech Guys" (This is in England, by the buy) and it made things worse. It then started freezing on occasions and the date and time settings were broken.

I sent it off again,

They replaced the motherboard because it was corrupted but then freezing became the terrible condition and I sent it off, again and again. But they didn't fix it. They didn't send me a new one either. Luckily we get unlimited fixes because we pay.

I want to fix it, could you guys kindly look into it?

Thanks.
 

A:Help! Constantly freezing laptop!

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Hi guys
Im not really good when it comes to dealing with computer problems
I need some help
I bought a new laptop recently (Qosmio f60 series)
and the specs are

Intel core i5 2.27GHz
6 GM ram
64-bit Operating system
GeForce GT 330M graphic card

Now the problem is that the laptop freezes up when Im either shutting it down or leaving it idle for more than 10 minutes
and sometimes when I force it to restart from freezing up
It is completely fine when Im doing my tasks or even playing high-end games on ultra graphic settings(although the temperature of the laptop gets really high..)

And sometimes when I force it to re-start it will go into a 32 bit system mode(some kinda fail-safe system?)

I have tried to create a system repair disc to solve the problem but it did nothing...
I need help PLEASE!!!
 

A:New laptop freezing constantly

It should still be under warranty. I recommend taking it back to where you bought it and get it fixed for free.
 

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Hello. A few days ago, I got a brand new Acer Iconia W500 tablet running Windows 7 Home (32-bit), which is frequently freezing on me. In the process of configuring the computer for optimal use, I uninstalled several of the Acer junk programs that the machine came with and downloaded & installed Java, Malware Bytes Anti-Malware, and Ad-Aware, as well as attempting to run Windows Update. This is when the tablet started freezing up. I uninstalled Ad-Aware to free up resources, but that did not improve anything.
 
Anytime I try to open more that one tab or window in Internet Explorer (8), it is guaranteed to become non-responsive and can only be closed via the task manager, after which IE will continue to freeze until the computer is restarted. It should be noted that when IE is frozen and the processes are listed, there is always one more iexplore.exe process than is actually running (if opening a second tab made it lock up, there will be three IE processes listed). Windows Explorer also occasionally becomes non-responsive. When restarting or shutting down the tablet after a lock-up, it will usually freeze while shutting down, requiring a hard restart.
 
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Anyone got any ideas?

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i've had my laptop for a year now and i've never had ANY problems with it whatsoever. well, i took my husband's external hard drive b/c mine is falling apart and i was freaking out i'd lose everything on it, so put it all on his for extra backup. well, that was DAYS ago, maybe 4-5. i'm not sure this has anything to do with it, but i wanted to mention that's the only new thing i've done, besides the usual.

at school on thursday, i brought the external in so my classmate could put a program (visual studio 2008) on it for me. his microsoft security essentials went off with about 4 worms/trojans. he said he cleaned it off, but now ever since then, my laptop keeps freezing! it doesn't matter what i do or load up, it'll freeze within 2 minutes.

essentials said it successfully deleted the worms, so i'm not sure that's it. it's just weird that after he hooked up the external to his laptop, it caused MINE to freeze, even though i don't have it hooked up to my laptop. i hooked it up when i got home from school and then took it off b/c it started freezing. while i was sitting there, though, he wanted to make sure none of it got onto his (he has windows 7), he ran his antivirus through and nothing came up, so he said he didn't get any of it.

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can any one say this wht happend to my pc ?it loads the operating system (windows xp)and runs for some amount of time(15 minutes) after that it will stuck ,no further movement ,i cant do any thing, even cntl+alt+del.the only idea is switch off the machine.again same process repeats .please give me answer.even i cant install new os ,in the bois setup also it will stuck after 5 mins.

A:Machine constantly freezing!

Please list the complete specs of your machine. Include in that your power supply brand name, watts, and amps per rail. (amps per rail found on side of power supply)

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I recently got a used HP Compaq nx9010 and I just installed Windows xp home on it. It doesnt seem to matter what I'm doing on it, I totally freeze at any (& several) random times. Nothing phases it except shutting it off & restarting. Any clue where to start?

Thanks

P.S. I am at a motel that has wireless internet. I bought a Netgear wireless card for the laptop yesterday but I seem to get kicked off quite quite often. My desktops connection still will still be connected fine but just the laptop will suddenly show no connection. Also sometimes my laptop will show I'm connected at a very fast mbps but show signal strength at very low & it varies how I run then . Any clue on it?
 

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