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Since it was hardware, and apparently random, I never did find any way to reliably cause the problem, but that should be your goal. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > All Other Software > Computer problem? Based on past experience I would pin the blame on a blown capacitor in your power supply unit (PSU) but I would suggest checking all the capacitors in your computer, in Use to create a memorable xkcd style password.

I hope this extra info helps you out and you get your PC working soon. If you are looking for some help on what to look for take a look at this Tom's Hardware review of sub $40 cooling solutions. Windows 10 keeps randomly crashing, freezing, locking up requiring a hard shut down. Is there an RGB equivalent for smells?

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Are 10% of food stamps put towards soda? A pretty decent system will only set you back 20 to 30 dollars. I am not sure if this is what causing me PC to freeze and I have no idea how to fix this if this is the problem. (The graphics card supports

I'd strongly recommend imaging it to a replacement ASAP. I found it hard to put down. Update I have put together some questions for general troubleshooting and diagnosis of crashes or freezes. Core Temp I replaced them all and the problem seems to be resolved.

Also they told me that if I bought new Silicon Power SSD, there is no need to upgrade the firmware. Computer Freezes When Idle Windows 7 If you don't have a clean image you could try cloning, though it can take quite a long time to clone a failing drive. Were there any changes before this symptom? Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

It crashes a few times a day now and I'm still having trouble finding the source of the problem. Speccy in laptop(8x00M) series. Your PSU seems like a decent one, but they do go bad and it is worth swapping out and seeing if that fixes your issue. I was sure it was the graphics card for a while because of other things.

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What should I do? One more thing is Ctrl-Alt-Del before the freeze to see if any processes are hitting 100% or you could use Process monitor (check MS technet) to see if some rogue process Computer Freezes After An Hour Reply Nadt Boonmee says: November 24, 2014 at 1:24 am it can dude. Computer Freezes Randomly Windows 10 Assuming that you only have the video cards added and no other additional cards (i once had a nic do this!), I make these recommendations in order of what I believe

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I bench marked the SSD in this configuration and it is running at super fast speeds of AHCI (400Mb/s) but with the same stability I had in IDE mode. Hitting keys on my keyboard that normally turn LEDs on or off on the keyboard (such as Caps Lock) no longer turn the LEDs on or off. Is any single tool the solution to every problem? Memtest

It simply locks up and I can't do anything. What kind of Java collection should I use for this? Can Chelsea Manning be sued in civil court by anyone named in the documents that were leaked? Do the counters that Ring of Thune adds stay with the ring or the creature?

A few brave souls asking for log files Suggestions to update firmware and BIOS Solitary pleas for help. FAST2DR 109 959 visningar 8:12 Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming - Increase FPS - Längd: 4:16. The motherboard is set on high performance.

Giving this solution a shot: EDIT 11/6/13: The problem seems to be completely gone now.

I just can't beleave this problem was so easily solved!! I didn't update Win 7 before installing the graphics drivers. Maybe go back as far as you can and then forwards again? If that doesn't fix, then on to the next bullet.

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None of the imaging apps could recognize enough of a filesystem on the HD to restore, let alone image, not Acronis, Macrium's Reflect, even GetDataBack was useless. Probability that a random variable is largest of three How powerful would the church become if demons regularly visited Earth? Arbetar ... Du kan ändra inställningen nedan.

There is also a couple free programs that may be worth using. Hardik Patel 72 954 visningar 2:57 7 Hidden Windows 10 Tips and Tricks - Längd: 4:23. Finally, I would check and recheck your PC and ALL of your connections. A decent power supply may be fixable with the right tools if it's just a capacitor.

Any software installations, or was the computer moved/dropped?


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