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Ladysmith94 Resolved HJT Threads 58 09-22-2013 08:56 AM Re: Hacker has targeted a folder-all EXE's This post refers to my Vista System only. My computer didn't freeze all day yesterday. Disappointing because no one mentioned the vital need to run McAfee uninstaller, before installing Norton, now you have an active AV that is in conflict with a partially uninstalled McAfee. I have installed all the important updates of windows 7 but there are quite a few optional updates that need to be done.

Your best bet might be to try another browser. You may also... Anyway, I often use the Turbo boost so my games run better. reinstalled the drivers again and disabled automatic downloads with windows update.

Computer Freezes When Downloading Steam Games

You're on the wrong forum? Crashes when downloading display drivers Computer Freezes when downloading(I've replaced all hardware) Internet crashes while downloading something fast More resources See also GTX 660 TI crashes on startup after downloading drivers That said, I'm going to mark this topic as Solved and hope this issue doesn't crop up again, since I still don't know what was causing the issue in the first You're right, these were just the ones my family gets for free with like our internet subscription.

All rights reserved. I am getting many instances where I have unresponsive pages. Thanks for the support! Nic Drivers I have a 700 Mhz Athlon computer, 20 gig hard drive, DVD drive, regular CDrom drive, 56K modem, 64 meg of ram.

For example, I'm pretty sure audio drivers run in a clean boot, but not safe mode. Oddly enough, this issue is not present when downloading something of this size via torrents; I was able to download a 3 GB file in ~30-40 minutes without issue. Not real sure where they are at this point, but maybe somebody on here knows. How to revert?3 · 1 comment iPhone not getting internet service, says it is connected to wifi.47 · 9 comments Windows 10 Search feature shows ads instead of results6 · 1 comment Re-sodering a Rockband drump, does

jcift12-03-2000, 04:43 PMNeed some more specifices from you: what are the specs of your system? Steam Freezes Computer I had a tab of video and pandora going while browsing reddit, no problem. Playing around with these settings may help. Should I do this?

Computer Freezes When Downloading Large Files

johnny00 Resolved HJT Threads 9 05-23-2012 01:59 PM PC hijack I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 running the 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium. It might not help, but it certainly won't harm!Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Dutch proverb: Modesty graces man. Computer Freezes When Downloading Steam Games Good group guys! Steam Crashes While Downloading permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]andrew_james 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(5 children)What antivirus are you using?

If that doesn't work, try enabling the Hidden Administrator account. Those are your only choices. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. It seems to be more effective and quick for you to fix computer crash.This is from: to the issue occurs in your computer, you may check the hardware or use Computer Freezes After Downloading

It has frozen while browsing reddit, while downloading games from Steam, while watching Youtube, while downloading any type of file online, and when Windows update or any other program tries to Thanks for any suggestions. Last edited by facedown; 18 Jul, 2013 @ 4:16pm #3 ovrdatop View Profile View Posts 18 Jul, 2013 @ 4:20pm Trust me, it's not my NIC. Thank you for replying.

No [Meta] posts about jobs on tech support, only about the subreddit itself. Computer Crashes When Downloading You should run the McAfee unistaller:- (there will still be hundreds of registry entries relating to McAfee on your system) How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee products using the Consumer If something else goes wrong, I'll let y'all know. :) 01-04-2015, 11:53 PM #14 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: 35,793

Performance mode can cause system hangs.

Are you trying to download highly graphic-intensive pograms? The lock up dissipated after the download finished, which is unusual because in every prior circumstance (that is, closing the LoL client or Steam completing a download/crashing) the lock up would About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve Driver Fusion solved Bluetooth speaker for web-based calls on computer solved dad's computer can't access web sites Micro freezes during web tasks AMD system randomly freezes(during gaming, web browsing, or decoding videos) solved

I've been having this problem for a few months now. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]andrew_james 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(3 children)Usually I wouldn't be using two antiviruses at the same time; but if this hasn't been an issue before, I doubt it's the cause A little more information may help. I've been told that that's a skill-heavy task and shouldn't be taken lightly, but it might be the only thing left to do.

I have already updated my LAN driver.Is there anything else I haven't tried yet?Specs:i3 3220 CPUGTX 660 GPUG.Skill 2x4 gb RAMSeagate barracuda 1tb HDDAsus B75M-A motherboard 2 answers Last reply Jul I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. When i start downloading large data files with multiple connections (it does not matter which download manager i use - flash get, jdownloader, IDM) it starts to consume a lot of My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number custom build OS Windows 7 Home Premium x64 CPU Core i5-3570K Memory 8 GB Catfish666 View Public Profile Find More Posts by

It is easier and faster than using the Close Program dialog. ------------------ [email protected] [This message has been edited by Reid (edited 12-04-2000).] NewBritG4412-06-2000, 01:40 PMThanks to everyone for their responses. Submission Guidelines Please include your system specs, such as Windows/Linux/Mac version/build, model numbers, troubleshooting steps, symptoms, etc. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get I'll keep stress testing it with downloads and such, but so far it looks good!

Assuming it's a hardware issue, I've checked all my connections, tested the memory, updated my drivers (though I have not updated my BIOS out of fear that I'll brick it somehow).


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