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Posted 10 April 2011 - 04:26
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 05:19
Howdy Neighbor ? (Southlake)
I guess the 1st thing is to re-install the latest drivers for sound and video.
But, when did this start, has ANYTHING changed on the computer about the time or just before this happened ?
What happens when watching a video not in flash ?
What software is running in the background ?
Have you checked to see what programs are loading @ startup and are there incompatibilities ?
Also, what are your system specs ? So when I run out of ideas I can blame it on some crappy hardware
Posted 10 April 2011 - 05:25
I had this problem after upgrading to Windows 7 SP1. I am running the 64 bit version.
RAM tested fine, HDD tested fine...
I was running a Thinkpad W510. As the problem started, it would recover frequently from the frozen state. As time went on, it would recover less, and then I would be forced to do a hard reboot.
I have since downgraded from SP1 to SP0 (build 7600) and it has been fine.
Posted 10 April 2011 - 07:23
I'll try uninstalling the service pack tomorrow and report back on what happens. Thanks!
Posted 10 April 2011 - 07:36
Posted 11 April 2011 - 03:34
what's showing up in event viewer?
Posted 11 April 2011 - 03:45
I hope it does the trick for you too... let us know!
Posted 17 April 2011 - 04:48
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Posted 05 January 2012 - 01:40
OK, it has been a week since I uninstalled SP1 and I'd like to report that I haven't encountered a single system freeze since. This is certainly a satisfactory workaround.
Thank you auto-logic and TEX4S for your help in troubleshooting this problem. Cheers!
Posted 05 January 2012 - 07:50