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Ive done hard disk tests and reseated the memory but there seams nothing wrong with the hardware. Will this make it work? I have tried rebooting the server from command line (shutdown -f -t 0 -r). I am not sure how one can troubleshoot the problem and have it addressed by MSFT.B Wednesday, August 01, 2007 11:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I his comment is here

It randomly freezes, I have no idea why and most times its when I'm doing something differently. ... 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, Today, Windows Vista lags far behind both Windows XP and its successor, Windows 7, in market share, as it is used on only 5 percent of desktops, according to Netmarketshare reports. Update or uninstall software programs that are associated with the Image names if Windows continues to lock up. Continued

Windows Vista Freezes After Startup

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Be warned. meenwhile, to anyone not very computer savy, be carefull if you try this...

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  2. Thursday, August 02, 2007 7:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Gateway cust support suggested physically removing the memory in case there is static built up.
  3. Stupid in hindsight I know, especially seeing as my PSU has a modular layout giving 4 12V rails.

I'm doing some updates and cleaning out my computer. Ive formatted and reinstalled 4 times now, and every time the issue starts up again. that's all i know

Monday, May 26, 2008 7:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote wow, I thought it was just me.  but then again, it could still Windows Vista Home Premium Freezes I noticed it occurred followingNorton Security idle time scan and now it works like it should.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing it wont boot in safe mode either. Last modified Jun 26, 2007 at11:29AM YearOfTheLinuxDesktop Be# wrote: Thanks so far. http://smallbusiness.chron.com/stop-windows-vista-freezing-up-46524.html From the Applications tab of Task Manager, write down the names of the software programs that have stopped responding.

To try and find if a 3rd party shell extension is causing your Windows Explorer to crash on certain actions, you'll need to download this handy (and free) utility: ShelExView. Vista Keeps Freezing Not Responding For more information, see Reducing Heat inside the PC. OS Vista Home Basic 32bit CPU AMD Phenom 8650 Triple Core 2.3 GHz Motherboard ECS GeForce6100PM-M2 Memory 1gb RAM Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT Reply With Quote New 03 Feb Ask the community!

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they really did help with this.   Hope this helps someone!       Saturday, August 04, 2007 4:32 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   I have https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-vista-freezes-chkdsk-589445/ Running Vista Home Premium 64 bit. Windows Vista Freezes After Startup Never completed install, just hung w/ no access to task manager or anything else, forcing hard reboot. Windows Vista Freezes Up Constantly It also happened when I tried to install Norton 2008 suite, and randomly while browsing Windows or just using Winamp.

Compensation, courts, how can anyone feel safe trying to help someone else anymore?! this content At the time i also tried it in safe mode and the same happened. Absolutely nothing I've tried has been able to fix it.Any help will be appreciated. 9 answers Last reply Nov 23, 2014 Best Answer Nov 6, 2014 More about windows vista freezing It also freezes during the Antivirus scanning (avast),... Vista Keeps Freezing

I'm thinking maybe I need Laplinks' Self Erase to claim back space from deleted files that weren't fully deleted. I will try it out without the Nvidia Ion drivers and test your theory If it works I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Save your work and restart the computer. http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/vista-freezes-randomly.html Helpful +1 Report johnnybuilt Jul 1, 2009 at 08:20 AM my machines been freezing up too.

Install the most recent updates and patches. Windows Vista Freezes After A Few Minutes You can migrate all files from your old profile to your current one and take ownership of them. Back to top #5 cryptodan cryptodan Bleepin Madman Members 21,868 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Catonsville, Md Local time:07:14 AM Posted 11 October 2010 - 06:22 AM That means your other account

Flashing the BIOS can destroy a motherboard if its the wrong one or fails to flash correctly.

I also use a FoxConn MB which is known to cause some of these freezing issues.   Here are some ideas to try and some ideas from other forums:   If different drivers and no problems, never had the kind of lockup with any games or OS before vista. Thank you. Windows Vista Freezes After Login Vista, 2gb memory.

or go www.win7.dell.com i am not sure if the link will help you though. Start with the first link (the newest), and if that doesn't work, move down the list. GeForce GTX 260 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 (650MHz/2100MHz Sound Card Realtek 7.1 CH HD Audio Monitor(s) Displays 17" Fujitsu siemens TFT + 32" LG HD LCD TV Screen Resolution 1280x1024 + 1360x768 http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-freezes-after-a-few-minutes.html I am tempted to wipe off the vista and reload the xp, but I kind of wanted to keep one with vista to see if I liked it.

Helpful +0 Report Icanmakecistafreeze Feb 25, 2009 at 06:45 PM notice it is only the Quad proccessors that have this problem though. If the problem still occurs, try the information in the Related support section below. I'll try your resolution. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Its back to the store.Vista Home Premium on an Acer Aspire T690Dual Core at 1.6Ghz each2038 mG Ram ona 32-bit systemUsing a D-link wireless from another machine to get internet I'll yell Only Norton has been disabled. I have had the same problem with XP. Sometimes if it sits for long enough it will unlock but only once.

I did stop Windows Search in services, however this did not cause the issue to stop. I have it from 1 month and first I instaled Windows 7 RC1, installed the brand new drivers and had the freeze problem. Ask ! I don't have anything in Event Viewer that corresponds to the time of the crashes.

Your help is more than appreciated. Have not found any solution yet and very frustrated. a bad block or sector on it in a critical area of the drive may have something corrupted it needs outside of safe mode? Edited by Sammie1988, 11 October 2010 - 02:58 PM.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 1:46 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote If you have dell call them and argue with them awhile they will send you windows 7 Start at the first option and work your way down until the problem is solved. Today it doesnt. CPU QX9650 (black box) [email protected] Motherboard Asus P5Q Premium Memory 8GB-4x2GB Corsair Dominator DDR 2-1066 Graphics Card 2 x ASUS EAH 4870 X 2 (Quad) Sound Card Supreme FX 2 Monitor(s)

Symptom: Vista starts to freeze up when you are away from the keyboard for several minute... Helpful +0 Report turdsandwich Aug 7, 2009 at 09:38 AM You should try to run fable or any game freezing by right clicking the shortcut and click on run as administrator Vista hardware & devices Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.