freezing

Forum discussion tagged with freezing.
  1. Zerenei

    Question Every game I play freezes, hardware issue?

    This started awhile ago, my PC was accidentally dropped about nine months back, I've since replaced the case, the hard drive, and added additional cooling to the PC, it functions fine except when gaming, any game I play while playing freezes for up to 30 seconds and keeps doing this again every...
  2. M

    Question Computer Apps Freezing, but No Crashing or Restarting

    Good day all, My dad recently took his computer to computer repair shop because it would freeze when opening any application. I was able to manipulate everything with a keyboard, like opening applications and typing, but the mouse wouldn't work except on the desktop. The shop said that the...
  3. A

    Question Not booting properly and freezing, possibly overheating?

    So for a few months now, I've been having trouble with Windows 10 freezing up on me on a regular basis. It's an ASUS Zenbook UX391U and running pretty hot, but it's always been like that. I keep it elevated on a stand. A while ago, I opened it up, cleaned out the fan, and renewed the heat paste...
  4. aerski

    [SOLVED] PC starts crashing after some period of time ?

    I built my own PC about 3 years ago, but even since I built it if I leave my computer on for more than about 10 hours, explorer.exe and everything else will slowly stop responding, and I'm not even able to type anything into a web search. Black boxes appear everywhere and when you restart...
  5. A

    Question Computer freezes, Caps lock button has no action, having to hold power button to restart ?

    About a month ago my pc started freezing up. When it does I can't do anything. Nothing on the keyboard reacts, mouse, anything. It has done it while gaming, although not much. Most of the time its when idling or slight web browsing with power point or word open. It froze just after i put it in...
  6. C

    Question Laptop Total Freezing Problem

    Hello everyone. I have an Asus X550VX laptop which has i7 6700hq cpu, Nvidia Geforce GTX 950m gpu. About 1 month ago I formatted my laptop and started having freezing issues. It occurs when I open or close (depends on the app) games or apps. For example, when I try to open trackmania 2020 or...
  7. B

    Question Screen freezes whilst gaming ?

    Hello! When gaming after 5 to 10 minutes my screen freezes, I can still hear audio for a bit then my pc reboots itself. Ive monitored temps while gaming and can confirm its not a temp issue , anyone know what could be causing this ? Amd ryzen 7 2700x Corsair vengeance rgb rt 2x8gb ddr4 3600mhz...
  8. I

    Question PC randomly freezes and restarts ?

    So my pc has been with me for a while and it has suddenly started freezing and restarting. I first stopped the restarting thinking it would fix itself if it didnt restart but it now needs me to manually restart from the power button, I've tried everything online but nothing seems to fix it...
  9. M

    Question Computer freezes when I alt-tab from games ?

    It always happens when i alt tab because my discord audio stops working. I can open applications etc. but they all freeze and dont work. Computer turns off only when using a hard shutdown. I thought it was something with the computer overheating but the temps are just fine. I tried looking...
  10. A

    Question i7-4790K HD Graphics 4600 driver crashes/freezes Windows ?

    I have the i7-4790k and MSI z97 gaming 5(bios updated) The system freezes when igpu driver is installed on windows 10 64bit (windows update/MSI website/intel DSA Tool) Using a 1TB WD Blue HDD and Corsair vengeance 1600mhz 2x8gb Tried with different HDD, different set of ram sticks and different...
  11. E

    Question Crackling and freezing sounds brand new laptop

    Hi, I am getting some freezing and crackling rarely with my brand new laptop ideapad Gaming 3-15ACH6 Laptop - Type 82K2 First i tought it's the ram or ssd issues but i used all windows parameter for diagnostic also used lenovo diagnostic tools all checked device says ok after that i realise one...
  12. mugetau

    Question Why is my laptop freezing/glitching?

    It happens at random times. Sometimes it doesn't happen in a week or more, and sometimes multiple times in a day. My laptop is HP Omen 17-an116nm. When it happens, most of the time I'll be able to move the cursor, but it'd lag a lot. After 2-3 seconds usually, I'd be able to move it normally...
  13. Question Persistent freezes, requiring hard reboot.

    Hello! When the computer freezes, everything freezes on the display as it was. No inputs work, no sounds, no nothing, just a still image of what was on my screens at the time of the freeze. Ryzen 9 5950X AMD RX 6900-XT Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB G.SKILL F4...
  14. F

    Question PC freezes when idle and CPU fails Prime95 "Small FFTs" test ?

    Problem: I am trying to diagnose and fix a problem that has been happening since I built this PC back in November. After the PC is idle for some (varying) amount time, the system freezes completely. I can't use the keyboard or mouse, and SysRq magic doesn't work. The display is frozen. I can't...
  15. G

    Question PC completely freezing when playing certain games.

    Hello, i have a problem with my pc completely freezing and i have to force shutdown because no windows commands work. I bought a new psu, reinstalled windows, tested different RAM slots, system scans, updated BIOS, updated all necessary drivers, did benchmarks and all of the temperatures are...
  16. Brevlada

    Question Stuttering FPS during gaming

    Hey, so I've been having issues for a while now with stuttering/unstable, and sometimes even quite low FPS (during certain games) while gaming. I think I have a pretty decent PC, so I'm not sure what could be causing these issues. My specs CPU - AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8 core processor + Wraith Spire...
  17. C

    Question Freezing and FPS Drop ?

    I was hanging out with my friends while playing League of Legends but I was sitting in the lobby waiting. I went to YouTube and my PC completely froze and I hard restarted it. When it came back on there was a loud sound coming from it and lagging. I restarted normally and the sound was gone and...
  18. H

    Question possible amd cpu failure

    my pc keeps freezing ive tested gpu, ssd, and ram and i want to know if there is a way to test every function of the cpu. i want to test the memory controller, northbridge, alu, fpu, cores, infinty fabric, apic, and so on. is there a program like intel cpu diagnosic i can use amd ryzen 5...
  19. PAFPAF

    Question Random video signal loss/reset, freezes while playing ?

    Hi, I have noticed a problem with my computer set up for some time. When playing Valorant, once or twice every 20-30 minutes, the image randomly turns black and returns as if the video signal disappears - when the image returns, I see a rectangle with informations about the image source and...
  20. abarner99

    Question Computer randomly freezes. Requires hard reset.

    I have a custom built desktop running Windows 10. These are my specs: CPU: AMD 3900x CPU Cooler: Corsair AIO GPU: Asus RTX 2060 super Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON RAM: G.Skill 32GB (x4 8GB) Memory: 1TB Samsung M.2 Power Supply: Thermaltake 750W It happens seemingly at random, but...
  21. Question PC seems slower after installing new RAM

    Hey guys. As it says in the title, PC seems slower after installing new RAM. I've also seen CPU being at 100% in task manager when barely doing anything on the computer. Games started stuttering and freezing. This is the RAM i had before...
  22. SnazzyIsCool

    Question Pc freeze when opening a game

    I recently got a new cpu ( i went from a Ryzen 5 2500x to a Ryzen 7 3800x ) it has been working fine until now. When i open a game ( i have tried fortnite and rust so far ) all my open windows freeze and no buttons work but i can still hear friends in the discord call for a short while but they...
  23. L

    Question Computer is freezing and DRAM LED comes on, hard restart needed from PSU ?

    Ok, so as title states, over the last few weeks, my computer would randomly freeze up, completely locked up, no BSOD or restart, just screen freezes, kb/m turn off and lose all connectivity, fans, lights, and everything stay on though. The reset button on case and MOBO do nothing, nor does...
  24. O

    Question MSI Laptop Studdering and Crashing

    I have purchased a MSI gf65 thin about 6 months back and it worked fin for around a month then all of a sudden it became really studdery and laggy under normal use, like trying to scole on a page would freeze everything up and then a few seconds later it would unfreeze and be back to normal. Or...
  25. T

    Question PC Keeps freezing

    So I have a new PC and it's completely freezing up - I had the same issue on my old PC too. The PC entirely freezes on whatever screen it was on and the only way I can get it back is by holding the power button and restarting it. Currently on 3rd reinstallation of Windows to try to solve the...
  26. Vodlex

    Question Laptop can't boot into windows

    Hello, I am having problems with booting windows on my laptop. It Freezes and glitches on boot all the time, I can't manage to open windows at all. First I got DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION stop code through safe mode. Replaced SSD with HDD drive and it was working fine after I installed a fresh copy...
  27. N

    [SOLVED] Conductonaut liquid metal TIM *storage* temperature?

    I built a new rig a year ago with 5900x and Noctua D15. I used liquid metal between the cooler and IHS. I think I may have used too small amount of TIM, or at least the performance was mediocre. Also, I dislike the shifting fan speed. So, I was able to find Arctic Freezer II 420 for $110, and...
  28. Shreekz

    Question Games freeze for several seconds at a time

    Hello everyone, My laptop has started freezing during gaming. The freezing is frequent and lasts for about 10-15 seconds at a time. Also, the games I play aren't that graphically demanding. I've no idea why this has started happening and can't figure out what's causing the problem. I only have...
  29. G

    [SOLVED] Extra RAM causing the system to freeze (only while gaming)

    I have an HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop with Ryzen 5 4600H in it. It had a 8 GB DDR4 3200MHz CL22 memory stick by Samsung in it out of the box. I purchased a GSkill stick (because I couldn't find original Samsung stick) of exact same configuration and timings and both sticks does get detected...
  30. G

    Question Windows crashing on install (second part)

    So, I’ve made a thread before on this and sent a RMA for my motherboard, they ended up LOSING my package and i just bought the same MOBO today. Before i go on here you lot go: ASUS B550-f motherboard Ryzen 5 5600x 1TB m.2 nvme Samsung evo plus Gtx 1050ti 500gb HDD seagate 750w PSU NZXT water...
  31. Nathan Tripodi

    Question PC Freezes randomly forever resulting in me needing to force shutdown

    My pc will randomly freeze whether I'm playing a heavy intense game that uses a lot of CPU % or just opening chrome and windows explorer. With using task manager I've have figured out that the freezing happens when the CPU gets to 98%. But sometimes the computer will freeze when opening chrome...
  32. S

    Question Need help with a Freezing PC

    -Asus B550-F Gaming (Wifi) -AMD Ryzen 7 3800x -G.Skill RipJaws V Series 32GB (16x2) DDR4 3200 -Samsung SSD 980 (1tb) -Corsair RM750 ATX Power Supply -PNY Geforce GT 710 I put this build together around January/February. It was fine for a while, but eventually the PC would Blue Screen randomly...
  33. PrisonMoose

    Question For the first 5-10 minutes, my applications fail to respond (VIDEO)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixVUZtVQTMw I just keep getting prompted to "End process". This has only been a problem for about the past 3 weeks now. Its annoying. No idea if its a virus or what, but I'm pretty good at being cautious and secure.
  34. B

    Question PC Randomly Freezes

    I recently had opened my pc up to clean out the dust out of the fans. I didn't really touch any circuitry or to stay clear of ESD. On reassembling it, the PC now will randomly freeze, doesn't really matter what I'm doing. I ran hardware tests: OCCT and Prime95 separately. The PC will...
  35. codemilly

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Randomly Freezing during Idle

    So I built a new PC last November 1 and been using it every day. I have this issue where Windows 10 is randomly freezing when idle. I think it happened twice now and I only have Discord, Spotify, and Edge opened with a few tabs and windows open. The behavior is that the windows can't be...
  36. M

    [SOLVED] Can't boot windows at all, completely stuck

    A few days ago, my PC was up and running, casually watching twitch and nothing else. My PC then completely froze up, all audio went silent, there was no response to mouse movement, and the keyboard couldn't do anything. I manually powered down my PC using the power button. After attempting to...
  37. C

    [SOLVED] Can a GPU cause crashes even when using integrated graphics?

    edit: specs are i5 4460, gtx 960, 8GB ram, asrock H97 anniversary, evga supernova 650 G+, pny cs1311 240GB, win10 Hi all, I've been having a number of stability issues for a while now - random crashes/freezes/restarts, no signal on monitor at times, etc. I was just thinking - I've had these...
  38. Monological

    [SOLVED] Sporadic heavy PC freezing and slowdown ?

    Apologies if the title isnt very descriptive, unfortunately my issue doesnt really give me much to work with. My pc (owned for about a year now) has been having sporadic and frightening slow downs, the mouse becomes unresponsive, slow and choppy, the audio starts to crackle, and within a second...
  39. B

    Question Random micro stuttering in Windows 10

    For about a month, my PC has been randomly stuttering, even on the Windows login screen. At first I thought it was my mouse stuttering, but I realized that it was the entire display. The audio is fine, no stutters there. Around every 1 second, my whole display freezes for a fraction of a second...
  40. joshua.man

    [SOLVED] Need advice on most likely cause of PC boot-loops and freezing ?

    My computer is a few moths old now, the issues seem to be getting worse over time. I am sure this is a hardware issue as I have installed a new windows on a new drive and it persisted. All the symptoms are seemingly sporadic which makes it extremely hard to figure out what is causing it. Here...