Forum discussion tagged with unresponsive.
  1. O

    Question PC and Applications become inactive

    I could be watching something on YouTube, the video freezes but I still hear sound, I can pause it and click other things but I can't see it happening visually, same thing with every other application, everything is unresponsive including the windows "sleep, shutdown and restart" options.
  2. blackernel

    Question PC randomly freezes with audio looping

    I built my PC 5 years back and it has a permanent problem of freezing with audio loop. I am explaining in the issue in bullet points for better readability. When freezes: Mouse and keyboard don't work. Last played sound keeps looping. Doesn't come back to normal until a Hard shutdown. Reset...
  3. TereTosss

    Question My external usb hard drive is slow

    Hello. My usb external hard drive that runs a laptop hard drive used to work after i bought a new pc, but now it doesn't even show how much space is left when it loads its so slow and my files wont even load honestly i didn't use it for sending files my hard drive is 160 gigabytes and my laptop...
  4. Gxzs

    Question Computer fully freezes after 10-15 Minutes of gameplay

    My pc freezes after playing some games for 10-15 minutes. This happens with all NFS Games, Bf1 and Bf5, CarX and Rainbow6. In addition, I can run Cs:Go without any problems. When it freezes the sound of e.g. music will still go on but I can't do anything as the screen is fully frozen, to get out...
  5. Babzee1

    Question Laptop is unresponsive and restarting doesn’t work

    When booting my laptop it works fine for the first 10 minutes then google chrome stops responding and then when checking task manager it shows cpu utilising at 60% but when sorting to see what is being used everything shows 0% I tried opening cmd but then I cant type into it and when trying to...
  6. Z

    Question Random reboots windows crashes.

    so I built a new pc and it worked fine... for the first month, now it has random reboots occasional shut downs and this weird thing where windows partially shuts down. an example being a program will freeze and I will ctrl alt delete to pull up the task manage and it will pop out but its...
  7. X

    Question USB keyboard not starting when PC does.

    Hello, I have a USB Corsair k70 RGB rapid fire keyboard that I've had for awhile. Recently the keyboard has started not fully turning on with the rest of my PC when I boot it up. My mouse and monitor both work, and the keyboard is receiving power because the number lock light lights up when the...
  8. C

    Question Computer freezes completely after prolonged Blender use

    This is a really tough issue I've been trying to figure out for a week or so but can't make any headway. Basically, after a couple of hours straight of working in Blender, my computer will become completely unresponsive. My monitors (some connected to motherboard using integrated graphics, some...
  9. Siltant

    [SOLVED] Monitor turns random color screen and loses signal every time i boot into my desktop, and PC becomes unresponsive.

    If any moderators are here, this is my first post on Tom's Hardware Forums and I don't really know much about how it works. If I am posting this in the wrong section, please notify me and I will make this thread in another section. A few weeks ago, I just built a new PC. Specs here...
  10. Vercan

    Question Brand New PC Freezing for no apparent reason

    Hello everyone, I got a brand new pc about ~1 week ago and it continues to randomly freeze regardless of all the fixes I try. Specs: Summarized: Intel i7-9700K / RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB / 480GB SSD / 1TB HDD / Hyperx 16GB Ram / Z390 Motherboard / 750W Bronze PSU Specific: – Aerocool Quartz Revo...
  11. signum_

    Question PC seems to boot up, but my monitor is blank and my peripherals don't light up

    Ok, so basically, wanted to boot up my PC a few days ago, and at first, it sounded like everything was fine. The fans started, the power LED lit up, everything sounded right. Not sure about my SSD, but I definetly heard my second hard drive (HDD) running. Everything did not look right. My...
  12. M

    Question Random crash to black screen, external devices unresponsive. Please Help!

    My computer has recently started to crash randomly under light load to a black screen and become unresponsive. The power button will not work on it and all external devices quit working as well. If I flip the power switch lights come on but fans do not spin. The computer was working today for...
  13. treminaor

    Question Dell XPS 13 stuck 'off' & unresponsive until battery disconnect/reconnect

    I am using a refurbished 2018 Dell XPS 13 running the latest Windows 10 and I keep running to this issue: When I close the laptop lid, the laptop goes into hibernation but (occasionally) won't turn back on. The power button is unresponsive, the battery status button is unresponsive, and...
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    Question Growing number of keyboard keys becoming unresponsive?

    I have a OriginPC EON17-X Laptop that is just over 3 years old. Over the last few months I've had a worsening problem with a few keyboard keys taking multiple presses or holding down before they will register. At first it was only the D key, but over the last few months it has grown to include...
  15. NoobAtITguy

    [SOLVED] PC Freeze & Unresponsive when gaming

    Hello, I have a occurring problem as of recent. My PC becomes unresponsive and freezes completely (restart required to use) during gaming or sometimes even when launching a game. This is most of the time happening while trying to / playing Far Cry 5 at random point of times. My system meets...
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    Question oracle vm freezes/ unresponsive right after turning it on (not the guest os just the actual program)

    as the title states ive got a problem with oracle vm, ive scoured the entire internet to no avail, my problem seems to be different from other peoples, instead of the guest OS freezing (being unresponsive) the ACTUAL program i.e the main thing you see when you double click the oracle vm icon...
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    Question System IO shuts off randomly

    I've just upgraded my PC and now I'm occasionally getting an issue where the computer just completely becomes unresponsive. The video turns off (monitor says no signal), mouse lights turn off, keyboard caps lock doesn't respond, etc. This happens randomly, but more often than not when I'm using...
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    Question Windows 7 32 bit 100% Disk Usage and Unresponsive Processes

    Hello, I am running a Windows 7 32 bit laptop with 2 GB RAM and 450 GB total ROM. It is getting 100% Disk Usage after a few minutes and the softwares are becoming unresponsive. I tried- Changing Power options. Changing Animation effects. I got a solution too. It was disabling some services in...
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    HP 15-da0091ne or Acer E5-576G-58ZE

    Hello I'll be using the laptop for: (Office package - Browsing - Watching Movies - Coding(ex: Visual Studio, MySQL, Oracle db..etc) - SPSS - STATA- MATLAB ) The laptop will not be used for gaming. I want it to have good overall performance, good display(ex: colors - contrast) and sturdy...
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    Amd e2 processor

    How can I overclock amd e2 proccesor
  21. N

    Android Emulators for PC less than 4 GB RAM

    Hello, I want to play some Android games. I tried to play in the one of the best emulators (Bluestacks), but It's so lagging and only 300 MB RAM left in the PC. Luckily I didn't get Blue Screen Error. Then I tried the (MEMU) Emulator but same things happened. I learned I can install Android in...
  22. S

    Best NVidia Global Settings for Mid-Range Gaming Laptop (Please check specs)

    I´ve been lately playing heavier games on my laptop. At the start everything worked fine, but after some time I´ve been getting some FPS drops. I usually play Rainbow Six Siege, and I was wondering what the best in-game settings and the best NVidia settings I could select. I'd usually prefer...
  23. D

    Need a Video and Photo editing Rig within INR 100K Budget.

    Photography and Videography is my profession. On this rig I will mainly do Video editing like 75% video editing and 25% photo editing. And sometimes will play pubs and data 2. So please recommend me a descent Rig for this perticular purpose. Thank you.
  24. U

    PSU for i7 8700k and gtx 1080 or 1080ti..

    Hey guys! My PC specifications : CPU: i7 8700k MOBO: Asus Z370-H gaming RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16gb CPU Cooler: Cryorig M9i Air Cooler HDD: Seagate 2TB SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 256gb Gaming Keyboard and Mouse CASE: Spec 4 Corsair Monitor : LED 24inch 1080 (60Hz) ..( soon upgrading to WQHD...
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    Mechanical keyboard switches

    Hey guys, I'm planing to buy a Corsair K70 Lux RGB keyboard with cherry mx blue switches. Why i want blue switches? Because i like the feel and the sound of the switches. When you press the button it just feels satisfying.Now the question. I'am a "youtuber" i can say and im wondering will the...
  26. A

    Someone deactiving wifi

    Someone in my house always hack/ use admin stuff to make me cant play with wifi anyway for fixing this without calling ISP?
  27. purple stain

    Is a 970 Evo M.2 Worth it?

    Hi Everyone I've been wanting a M.2 drive for some time now and I can finally afford one. The question I'm asking is that with my current setup am I really going to notice a difference to justify this? Currently I have x4 850 Evo's in RAID 0. Results from Crystal Disk Mark are posted below. I...
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    No change in light

    Hello guys.... When I press the f12 key for network it's not showing whether it's on or off. For this matter it's light is white always. But when turning on the computer the f12 key is showing orange light but it changes to white by itself. Help me guys please on how to fix this. Am a bit new...
  29. KyRiEiSaVaGe

    Can I Use Dual Channel Ram On This Motherboard?

    http:// I'm looking to upgrade to 16gb of ddr3 1600mhz ram and I'm not sure if I can use dual channel ram. The motherboard is the acer-tc605 motherboard.
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    UserBenchmark Bad overall results

    Hello, i apology for my Bad English, and my bad Grammer. My Components: Mobo: ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z CPU: AMD FX 8320 Piledriver RAM: Kingston HypyerX Savage 1866 HDD: Sata II Seagate Barracuda 7200 rpm 4 TB GPU: NVIDIA TITAN X PASCAL OS: Windows 10 Creators Update PSU: BeQuiet Pure Power...
  31. M

    PeripheralsMouse suddenly keeps disconnecting and reconnecting and stops being recognized by windows

    It just simply started happening after me playing a bit of Cs:go I did a lot of research tried multiple things like: -Uninstalling usb drivers and restarting -Checking if selective disconnection is enabled(it's not) -changing usb port from 3.0 to 2.0 mouse is a Coolermaster devastator II...
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    worth giving more money for gtx 1070 over gtx 1060 in gaming laptop?

    Currently I'm looking at two laptops, one with gtx 1060 and the other with gtx 1070. The price difference is there. But is it worth it?
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    I3 7100 1080p or i5 7400 768p (RX 470) ?

    So i am going to build a gaming PC but i have a difficult choice to make, i don´t have a big amount of money to spend on this so whatever i buy now is going to have to last a few years. My question is, should i get an i3 7100 / RX 470 and buy a 1080p screen or get the i5 7400 / RX 470 and use...
  34. T

    Dual Monitor help

    i have a dell xps the MOBO is:Dell Inc. 0NW73C (CPU 1) and the GPU is:2048MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series (Dell) this is a computer i plan on using for another 6 months until i finish building my other one i am wanting to run dual monitors well 1 is a tv for when i watch movies but im sick of...
  35. Jonathanese

    Can newer core processors accelerate media even WITH a discrete GPU?

    I have an i5-3570K, and one issue that was always present was the fact that if you had a discrete GPU, then you would not be able to use the integrated GPU to use Intel's media acceleration. My old motherboard had a workaround where it would render games on the GPU, run it through the...
  36. G

    Z77 driver issues - USB Controller Code 28

    Hello everyone, I don't know if this is the right place. Spec CPU: i7-3770 RAM: 32GB Corsiar Vengeance DDR3 GPU: MSI GTX1070 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Mobo: Asus Sabretooth Z77 I have recently suffered a GPU death and used it as an excuse for a SSD upgrade with it Context on the GPU death...
  37. G

    Need help with new build please

    So im building a pc right now, dont laugh at my outdated parts please Intel core 2 quad q8400 Intel dp45sg mobo 4 gb PNY ddr3 ram Evga gtx 550 ti 2 gb Some generic iso corp 300w psu Cooler master hyper t2 cooler Pny 120 gb ssd 500 gb hdd I still have a lot to learn about computers. What I...
  38. J

    Artifacting and crashing when using a dual-monitor setup.

    My PC specs: 4790k Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H 16GB Corsair RAM Gigabyte GTX 980 TI G1 Gaming 256 GB Samsung 850 EVO Antec HCG M HCG-850M 850W PSU Windows 7 - 64bit Problem Before going to bed last night, I updated my nVidia drivers to 368.22. When I got on my PC this morning, my PC froze ~10 secs...
  39. hex1337

    Second dual channel G.skill Ripjaws DDR4 Memory doesn't work!

    Salutations community! I seem to have run into an issue that is driving me bonkers! Yesterday I constructed a new rig with all new parts but can't seem to fire up a second dual channel DDR4 memory module on my motherboard. I'm using a Maximus VII Gene motherboard with a pair of G.Skill Ripjaws...
  40. C

    Hi guys i have been having problems with my pc lately and was wondering if someone could help me

    my pc that i built has been freezing alot while playing games usually but sometimes when im just on the internet. I have had this pc since last may 2015. i have cable managed my pc so air flow is fine. I have 6 fans 3 case fans 1 heatsink 2 on my gpu here is my pc parts list CPU:FX 8320...