Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Given the amount of discussion "out there" about Vista and Windows 7 Freeze ups on different PC's, I'm betting on the OS. his comment is here

Start at the first option and work your way down until the problem is solved. another quadcore and a custom build. and its possible the new one could have developed a issue and be going bad in some way??a list of your system specs. I had the freezing problem for a while, and I couldn't understand why sometime it would work (windows media center with TV tuner, some video player, some video streaming from internet-but

How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing

Here's how and Oron September 5, 2012 at 11:36 am Startup time of up to 2-3 minutes in Vista is not unusual. Look through the numbers listed in the CPU column. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?

Helpful +0 Report gray_terran Jul 29, 2009 at 06:36 AM It's not Vista64 bit either. Add to Want to watch this again later? It was set to do a thorough scan of all 4 hard drives. Windows Vista Home Premium Freezes If locks-ups occur when changing display resolutions, or when opening or playing a 3D video game, or when connecting a new monitor, use the section Step 1: Unlocking your computer to

The process was smooth, although it took 2 to 3 hours to finish. Windows Vista Freezes After Startup Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules Forums Members Tutorials Startup List From the Windows Advanced Options Menu, select Safe Mode, and press ENTER. I am a computer systems engineer (i hate incompatible drivers).

I've done a full boot-time virus scan with Avast, I've scanned for spyware with SUPERAntispyware, I've scanned for registry issues with CCleaner, I've done plenty of things with Advanced SystemCare 6, Windows Vista Freezes On Internet TRY it and post the results Report DGJESS- Jan 8, 2010 at 10:24 PM Normally, if I am on my computer for 5 minutes my computer freezes up....I also have Vista Connect any network cables that were disconnected earlier. Repeat this process at least once a month.

Windows Vista Freezes After Startup

it wont boot in safe mode either. I can not really use vista. How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing I suggest making sure you have all windows update, the latest versions of drivers for all of your devices, defragment your HD's, do a disk error check, and run a scan Vista Keeps Freezing Not Responding My lock up problem started a couple of weeks ago.

Get the answer junkeymonkeyNov 4, 2014, 12:02 AM you may want to look over any new drivers you installed to be sure they still support vista if you look over the If lock-ups occur when using an external device, such as when printing or using a USB drive, use Step 1: Unlocking your computer to regain control of your computer. Please forgive me i have been up since 2am because of work and it is now 9pm! I couldn't find a solution to the problem so after searching, I came across the answer in another forum - try this before you muck around with driver software and system Vista Freezes Randomly

The only hardware change I've made recently is a PSU replacement about a month ago, but I don't think the issue is hardware related, since I've been in Safe Mode, and I even tried to unplugg and replugg the mouse usb port. have you checked or tested you hard drive?? weblink Double-click on the downloaded patch to install the update, and restart your computer to finalize the process.

If there is a smoker around have him/her blow some around it to see if there is air flow. (Last good use of a smoker) Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Vista Pc Keeps Freezing Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. If lock-ups occur again, continue to the next section, step 3, to uninstall the most recently downloaded software update.

Also find that when browsing the net and doing other mundane tasks the window will suddenly stop responding and then about 5 seconds later kick back in.

What does this mean? Helpful +3 Report LMbG Dec 12, 2008 at 02:24 AM Hey I got the same problem, but my pc is not a branded one it is a custom built one, and After having changed the cable, the problem has not reoccurred. Windows Vista Freezes After Login First with just IE, then with other programs (ie, quicken).

by dr1v3ryan / May 3, 2008 3:37 AM PDT In reply to: It's a Logitech Setpoint issue... Windows Vista freezes after start up Started by Sammie1988 , Oct 10 2010 02:01 PM Please log in to reply 14 replies to this topic #1 Sammie1988 Sammie1988 Members 8 posts and then I set the power plan to high performance mode and then set the "hard disk tun off after" to "never" state, in the advance power management setting , And it be like feeding me a line of french.

I did do a scandisk and came up clean. Should I reformat it and reload the operating system back on it? a bad block or sector on it in a critical area of the drive may have something corrupted it needs outside of safe mode? I have had the same problem with XP.

caution: If there is now no anti-virus software open, you should not connect to the Internet until an antivirus software solution is applied. Dell's mice are made by Logitec, and if you know anything about Dell Bluetooth you know how "bad" it is.There was an issue recently where people lost functionality of keyboard/mouse after If you new user account didn't freeze until you started to migrate files over then something is definitely awry. runs alright right now and no prob during game play.

Use the steps in this document to unlock the computer so that you can keep the virus scanner you want and uninstall all others. Look through the numbers listed in the Memory column. Bruce Epper September 5, 2012 at 2:54 am SVCHOST.EXE is a host process for a lot of different services and to narrow things down, you need to know if it is Everything should be compatible.

I Unistalled and Installed Vista OS 7 times i had huge headache!Do you think i should risk it all and do the Vista thing ? Go For vista or stay with XP Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It worked !!!

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