freeze at boot

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  1. Karl89

    Question UPDATE: Win 10 Update breaks ASUS motherboard - PC freezes on Windows boot, desperate for help, please!

    UPDATE: Sent PC to repair guy and after much investigation, he found out that the last update I installed for Windows 10 causes boot to freeze on my motherboard. He tried installing a prior version of Win10 and it worked fine. Story: PC worked fine. Did a Windows update the day before...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] Welcome screen freezes, pc freezes and lags after i open apps after booting.

    When i boot up my pc i either, freeze at the welcome screen when i sign in, or i sign in sucsesfully and try to do my normal stuff and my pc freezes and lags badly, i have updated windows, drivers, scanned my pc for viruses and ran a disk clean up. Nothing has helped!!
  3. B

    Question Computer somestimes crashes on boot up (but eventually starts)

    So my computer usually needs more than one try do boot up, it freezes on the boot screen and sometimes in the windows 10 loading screen. When it needs more than 3 restarts , give or take, it doesn't recognise the ethernet cable, that's the only visible issue i can identify. I've recently...
  4. Gengo318

    Question Whole system is acting funky

    Hello PC people. I'm a newcomer, and I need some help on my PC build. Bought it off Facebook awhile back. Said to be a "Low-end Gaming Desktop". Turned out not to be. I played around with it, and eventually got it working with Windows 10. Sluggish on start, but works up to speed. A few days...
  5. barnej

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 freeze on boot/loading, random freezes, boots 1 in 10/15 times or in safe mode

    Hi, Im running a pretty old system (around 9 years) (2600k, asrock z77 ex4, gtx 970) - I don't rule out a hardware failure (my bet is psu) but wanted to consult. The PC is booting one in 10/15 times - it freezes at loading circle dots and then shuts down. It can boots in safe mode every time...
  6. W

    [SOLVED] PC freezes at Win10 Start after I changed the mainboard

    Hey! So basically I changed my motherboard to an ASRock B550 with 32 GB Ram and an AMD Ryzen 5 5600X. As soon as I booted the system the Windows Symbol showed up but not even the Circles. Naturally I started the automatic repair- nothing happened. So I got myself an USB with Windows 10, tried...
  7. dandem96

    Question Ryzen/Aorus PC freezes after BIOS (sometimes I can get into Windows)

    Hello everyone, A computer I have used for two years without issues has started freezing usually before I can sign into windows but after the bios (it never freezes in the bios). I know of no update that occured too recently. Usually it freezes where I see Aorus splash screen View...
  8. B

    [SOLVED] Computer freezes while trying to boot to Usb with Windows Installer

    I just built a new pc everything works fine it gets into bios and I created a windows usb stick to boot from however i set the boot priority to the USB stick first and then my hdd second, and even unplugged my hdd after saving changes. However it shows a Msi mag dragon for a second then freezes...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] Need help, please.

    I have an MSI GE72 2QF Apache Pro, the fans went out in it so I replaced the fans today, as well as replaced the thermal paste. After installing the new fans and paste, it ran great for a little over an hour and played Final Fantasy XIV to test the new fans, and the installation was a success...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] New build - incomprehensible problem. Help!

    Please help me with this completely incomprehensible problem. I’ve been at this for two weeks now, and I am at the end of my rope. This is not my first build. Win10 installs, goes through “setting up devices”, then “Getting Ready”, then it restarts, the splash screen refreshes three times, and...
  11. P

    Question Laptop 80% freezes on boot, if boots works fine

    The computer in question is a Dell Latitude, used by my wife and kids. Windows 10 installed before we purchased it. Worked as expected , but then it experienced rough handling and drops. Freezes some time after passing BIOS screen . Only black on screen, no error messages. No change of...
  12. S

    Question PC started freezing out of nowhere

    I was just casually watching YouTube and out of nowhere my PC was frozen with a humming noise out of my headset. That wasn't new to me so i just restarted the PC and once i got into Windows it froze again. I resettet the BIOS to make sure its no OC thats causing trouble. After some boots, I...
  13. 2

    Question Just built PC freezes when boots, GPU heats up.

    Hi, This is my first build that i have done from 0. I've got: Intel i9 9900k Msi Gtx 1070ti armor Corsair venegence 3200mhz 32GB Mobo: MSI mpg z390 gaming plus Cooling is H150i pro Psu corsair 1200w (dont judge got it new for a price of a 650w) M2 aourus 512gb Ssd samsung 256gb SanDisk 126gb...
  14. time-flight

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 freezes at lock screen with more RAM

    So I recently installed Windows 10 64-bit on an old 64-bit compatible PC. During the installation, I made sure to have just one DIMM in the computer because that’s apparently a good way to avoid BSODs and other errors. The installation seemed to go well and was very fast. At the moment I have 2...
  15. B

    Question Windows 10 usb freezes right before boot up

    CPU - Ryzen 9 3900X Motherboard- Aorus X570 Elite Wifi GPU - RTX 2080 super SSD - XPG 512 GB HDD - Seagate 4TB RAM - XPG DDR4 32 gb (2x16) This is a brand new build that I put together myself. I bought the USB from Microsoft with everything preloaded on it for Windows 10 Home. I plug it in and...
  16. kaushik.mac

    [SOLVED] Screen Goes Black and System Freezes (Randomly)

    Hi! So my PC was facing issues from some time but they were rare. Like while playing a game (mainly PUBG) or working on Photoshop, it used to go BSoD. But this was rare. After about a month or so the PC stopped turning on. I mean it did get power but used turn off after a couple of seconds...
  17. I

    [SOLVED] Weird random freezes

    This is probably the weirdest problem I have come accross. I am unable to diagnose the faulty part even after hours of testing. First of all.. my specs are as follows: CPU: i3 530 dGPU: None Mobo: Intel DH55TC RAM: SK Hynix DDR3 1333Mhz 4GB Dual Channel PSU: Frontech 450w HDD: 160 GB Toshiba...
  18. P

    Question PC freezing while booting (boots okay when Linux SSD is removed)

    Giving as much detail as possible, I'll try to showcase what I'll believe to be the most important information I have 3 disk in my PC, all working with windows7 and a partition of one having linux ubuntu(about 50gb). While working with linux it suddenly started kicking me out to user screen and...
  19. edgarrivero33

    Question Custom PC keeps freezing unexpectedly and will not unfreeze

    So over the past few months, my computer was randomly freezing. By this I mean randomly the whole computer will freeze in frame and the sound will completely stop. Everything will just stop and this won't unfreeze itself, forcing me to just manually shut it off. It can happen minutes after boot...
  20. J

    Question Windows 10 freezes at desktop

    Hi all, As the world has begun to self quarantine, I thought it was time to get my custom built PC out of the cupboard. I haven’t used it since 2017. When I turned it on yesterday, it kept freezing after startup and was generally slow. It had never done this before. I went through the reset...
  21. siddagra

    [SOLVED] PC freezes on boot logo/BIOS

    Anyone free here who could help me perhaps? Specs: AMD FX 8350 SSD 240gb crucial GPU gtx 970 VS650 power supply Corsair h50i cooler 8gb ddr3 ram 2 sticks Asus m5a97 LE R2.0 motherboard Issue: Sometimes, The PC has fans spinning but no signal to monitor, sometimes pc has fans spinning gets to...
  22. nikrango15

    [SOLVED] Windows 7 freezes after boot

    A very old Toshiba laptop with Core Duo and Windows 7 after successful booting just freezes. Sometimes it would not even boot but show weird screen distortions and shut off by itself but most often it boots well, then freezes. Sometimes after freezing shuts off. I tried to check the disk from...
  23. tsomek

    [SOLVED] New Computer freezes in BIOS

    Hi all, I just completed a new build as below and I have run into trouble.. The computer refuses to install Windows 10 - it crashes after initally booting from the windows 10 USB and I get the "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart message". It outputs different stopcodes every...
  24. Sparkaaxx

    [SOLVED] PC crash's first few times in the morning then fine for rest of the day

    The pc will freeze first few times I turn it on in the morning. I can normally log into windows for a few mins but sometimes it freezes when I'm typing in my windows 10 password. After a few restarts, the pc will run fine for the rest of the day on chrome, games and stress tests. Pc specs 2700x...
  25. P

    Question PC Freezes Intermittently Takes Too Long To Boot

    Hey guys So this has been going on for a few months now. My PC would randomly start stuttering eventually leading to a full freeze. The only way out is to reset the PC. At that time, I have noticed that the system takes forever to get past the POST screen and the Starting Windows screen. All...
  26. K

    Question PC freezes after booting, ctrl alt delete not working

    Hello, a couple of days ago my pc started freezing after booting. Most of the time it would happen after opening Steam or sometimes after having multiple applications opened. Ctrl alt delete also wont work when frozen but my cursor moves and caps lock key is frozen. Any solutions?
  27. LaureLove

    Question Windows 10 freezes during restart or updates

    Hi, Ok that's my problem. When I try to restart my PC from Windows 10 Menu or do an update of Windows, the restart screen appears with the loop and the message "restart" or "Working on updates : Don't turn off your PC. This will take a while". The problem is after 10-30 seconds, the loop...
  28. R

    Question New build freezes during boot

    ====== Edit (TLDR); System was freezing on MSI logo, sometimes made it to windows login screen but just froze. All components recognised in BIOS, BIOS menu worked fine. Tried all steps in sticky "System won't post" thread, nothing worked. Returned the MOBO; MSI Z390 MPG Carbon Pro Bought a new...
  29. Elisa75

    [SOLVED] Restart and updates loop freezes

    Hi, This is my problem : When I click on "restart" button or do an update, the shutdown screen freezes after about ~20 seconds and I must turn off my PC with the power button. And when I restart the PC, I have the Windows 10's logo and a boot loop (loading of the OS) which freezes after ~10...
  30. M

    Question Building new rig, constant freezes when booting windows

    Hi, Im in the process of building a new rig, and it freezes constantly at a certain point when booting windows. During the initial windows boot where you see a blue window above a spinning circle of dots, the system freezes after a couple revolutions of the "circle of dots", and Im forced to...
  31. S

    Question Winodws 10 not loading from USB on a new built Pc

    Hi all, I have installed Windows 10 on multiple computers before using a usb drive made with the Ms software, but this is a first time I experience something like this. I had a computer built if you think it is relevant I can post the configurations. It has 2 disks an ssd and a hdd. I changed...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] Dell T7500 slow boot times (Windows 7)

    Bit of a noob here, please bear with me! I have an old Dell T7500 (I think that's what this is) with the following specs: Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 CPU Intel Xeon W5590 @ 3.33GHz Gainestown 45nm Technology...
  33. C

    Question Computer Freezing Right After Startup

    I recently upgraded to an RTX 2070 Super (which was working fine with my previous system). Last night I upgraded to an i7-9700K along with an AORUS Master Z390 mobo. When I try to boot, the lights will turn on, fans will spin, the LED code indicator will run through a variety of codes, and it...
  34. J

    Question My Gaming PC keeps Freezing when I do something.

    So I been having a slight issue where I occasionally would have my pc freeze from time to time, like on startup my mouse courser would lag a freeze because something was running in the background, and every little thing in task manager would have “High Power Usage”. For almost anything actively...
  35. A

    Build Advice PC keeps freezing after trying to boot

    System details Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2400MHz Gigabyte Z390 UD Mobo Intel Core i5-9600K Cougar VTX600 Power Supply 80+ MSI GAMING GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDRR6 Phanteks Eclipse Steel ATX Mid Tower Trying to boot windows onto new pc build, everything seems fine in bios but...
  36. C

    Question I got a new motherboard and CPU now windows wont boot no matter what

    I bought a new CPU and Motherboard, windows wouldnt boot so I removed all of the drives except an empty M.2 and installed windows on that, now when the pc boots up it just freezes on a black screen with blue windows logo, i have tried everything I have found on Forums to fix this and have had no...
  37. celason

    Question Computer constantly freezing, no idea what's wrong.

    So I recently upgraded my computer's motherboard, RAM, CPU, cooler and case. I kept the PSU, SSD, HDD and graphics card from my old build. I have my operating system installed on my SSD, I am unaware of any protocol for switching the SSD to a different motherboard, if there even is any. After I...
  38. C

    Question Constant Freezes on launch and inconsistent starts.

    Specs : CPU: Intel i5 7600k GPU: GTX EVGA 1080 FTW2 Mother Board: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon Z270 Cooler: NZXT Kraken X52 RL Power Supply: CX650 Corsair RAM: G.Skill RipJaw V 16GB DDR4 ( x2 8GB ) OS: Windows 10 (x64)...
  39. W

    [SOLVED] Windows Freezing on Startup

    I'm working on a PC and I'm kind of stumped at this point as to whats going on. My guess is either CPU or Motherboard but I'm seeking ways to diagnose or narrow down the problem as I don't have replacements. When I first started working on it I thought it would need a Windows reinstall. Windows...
  40. T

    Question 2007 iMac freezes while booting

    Hello, everyone. This is my first post, so go easy on me. :giggle: I'll try to describe the situation as thoroughly as possible in this first post. I have a 2007 iMac 24" that recently stopped booting. There were no apparent performance issues leading up to this; one day it just refused to...