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Problems https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce_8_Series#Problems Furmark http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/ share|improve this answer answered Jun 28 '13 at 0:28 nomen_n 111 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote It sounds like hardware or drivers are the For a more user-friendly way of examining these, we recommend NirSoft's free BlueScreenView utility. (We don't usually like recommending third-party software, but we do trust NirSoft.) This tool will examine and How to degender "separate the men from the boys"? Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - addenum by netsiu / May 28, 2010 1:50 PM PDT In reply to: Same problem and not enough info Mine was also http://fmcproducts.net/computer-freezes/system-freezes.php

will keep you posted.Love this Forum keep up the great work Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - system freezing by geomurray / May 28, 2010 10:48 AM PDT In Buy a cheap one or borrow one from a friend and try that. If the count does not increment after a few hours, the SMART attributes are probably frozen and giving you a fake "OK" status. Click here to join today! https://forums.techguy.org/threads/system-freezes-looking-for-suggestions.1054819/

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But what really needs to be considered when exploring a solution? Not sure if it's helpful to know that. If it is still locking up then move to other hardware components.

  • Finally, I would check and recheck your PC and ALL of your connections.
  • My question or problem is when and why my PC will freeze?
  • Doing this thoroughly will greatly reduce the ventilation and reduce heat.

In my case, my primary installation was linux, and it was freezing at random - similar to what you describe. I have also recently been having system hangs after leaving the laptopunattended.I read all the posts on this subject and in my case i have found that by looking at the The displayed error code provides a clue for what caused the computer to crash. Computer Hang Problem Solution If you do not find anything blown on the motherboard, I would warranty your PSU as some have a long warranty - mine 7 years - so don't open it up

Please try again now or at a later time. Computer Freezes Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Same problem and not enough info by netsiu / May 28, 2010 1:44 PM PDT In reply to: not really enough info but Sometimes there are cleaners that automatically stop BSOD's from recording (Advanced System Care) and you might want to look into preventing that. My guess is that it's somehow video driver or motherboard related, but I don't know how to go about diagnosing this problem to narrow down which of the two is the

share|improve this answer answered Dec 17 '10 at 19:40 Nori 318412 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote From your description it looks like the problem is on the motherboard. Computer Locks Up Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows 7 system freezes after it sits inactive for a while? you will need to turn on one at a time and test it untill you find the problem, it will take a long time but it will show you what is Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

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It also happened once when doing a "rm -rf " on a directory with many files under my home directory. * I purposely have a lot of audit logs left in Source When people refer to computer freezing, they typically mean that computer system is unresponsive to any user action,  such as typing or using mouse on the desktop. Computer Freezes Windows 7 In the Computer Management console, go to the left and double-click on Event Viewer, then Windows Logs, followed again by clicking "Applications." The window in the center will have a whole Computer Freezing Randomly Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

There are a lot of different factors that can contribute to Windows freezing up, but not a lot of possible solutions with the information we were provided. http://fmcproducts.net/computer-freezes/system-freezes-temporarily.php Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Someone who wants everything to be even How can a Horror from Beyond Reason reliably communicate with mortals? How do I make Ubuntu sounds like HAL, from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey? Computer Freezes At Startup

SpeedFan installation and readings Per studiohack's suggestion, I installed SpeedFan, which provided the following temperature readings: GPU: 63C GPU: 65C System: 76C CPU: 64C AUX: 36C Core 0: 78C Core 1: Join our site today to ask your question. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same here, except... have a peek at these guys To test this theory, you'll need an accurate voltmeter and some basic electrical skills, but given how useful a spare power supply is I would be tempted to just swap it

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Computer Freeze by rfisch4 / May 28, 2010 11:01 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it How Can You Use Safe Mode To Troubleshoot A Problem? Just make a backup. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / May 28, 2010 12:27 AM PDT Question:Need help; why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?I have

The svn update got farther, and I thought maybe that was the cause of the original problem.

So I think it was how the video driver was working and/or interacting with the OS. In a nutshell, freezing means that nothing happens. My Linux laptop freezes when it goes into standby sometimes too. My Computer Is Hanging Again And Again For example, the blue-screens may consistently implicate a particular driver file, such as your graphics hardware driver.

It's possible that a program running during idle is interfering with a program upon return to the PC. share|improve this answer answered Dec 10 '10 at 17:52 chris 4,250155277 I'm not exactly sure what you are suggesting here? –KronoS Dec 10 '10 at 17:54 If It has some user apps running but doesn't seem overburdened. http://fmcproducts.net/computer-freezes/system-freezes-at-random.php However, each time, all scans run clear.

Jetsam 1,04141330 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Probably a video card problem, replaced lots of 8600GTs (G84). Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Steps to take to find a solution to system freezing.