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Error: (03/20/2013 11:31:46 PM) (Source: disk) (User: ) Description: The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk4\DR8. If I leave the PC while it has frozen, more often than not, it will sort itself out after around 5 minutes. If you look careful at the picture on the right, you'll see several non-standard additions to the right-click menu: "Send to Fax Recipient", "Scan with Norton Antivirus", "TextPad" and "Winzip". games were sweet. weblink

The screen freezes but the mouse still works and I have to to a hard boot. Flash: Never Activate Is this correct? Read this answer in context 1 Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Jump to page: « Windows Explorer has stopped working....Windows Explorer is Restarting | Win7 Audio Pops/Clicks/Dropouts (PLEASE HELP) » Similar Threads Multiple BSOD

How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing

I now use free avg virus software instead.   Still have problems with Explore crashing all the time when moving and copying files. Report SpeedyWin7- Apr 26, 2010 at 07:05 PM Yes you will lose all files and documents so a backup is recommended. oddball sata 320 gig hard drive for media.

It happens only while browsing internet and browsing files on hard disks, no matter which hard disk. Sunday, January 04, 2009 6:30 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I stablish the power configuration in power button, so when I push it, my laptop hibernates.If my No additional software or hardware has been installed. Windows Vista Home Premium Freezes Error: (03/21/2013 10:30:51 AM) (Source: SideBySide) (User: ) Description: Activation context generation failed for "msadctls,processorArchitecture="x86",type="win32",version="1.0.1801.0"1".

Running Vista Home Premium 64 bit. Vista Freezes Randomly My tool bar freezes and I can't launch anything new, but the current program that is already open, runs fine. For two weeks now Firefox has been locking my computer. I haven't tried checking the system files yet and would hope to do that within the week.

Exit Firefox and start up in the Profile Manager using Start > search box (or Run) -- type or paste the following and press Enter: firefox.exe -P Don't delete anything here. Vista Keeps Freezing I changed my power settings "computer/hard disks" to Never. If it doesn't, what would I need to do? You never know when one will leave you.

Vista Freezes Randomly

This prevents the driver from configuring itself properly.Update your driver to the latest version for your card and hopefully it will make a big difference for you. So far it worked. How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing Thank you. :) Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top StringJunky Posts: 2454 This post has been reported. Windows Vista Freezes After Startup Now I can only do hard-reboots and my screen is completely blank.

I may have to take it in for service, but I'm 2 hours away from anyone I trust. have a peek at these guys A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. It just freezes randomly while I am working on it. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Windows Vista Freezes Up Constantly

It makes me mad bc sometimes they work and sometimes it doesnt. I've got to put in a good plug for Gateway's customer support... Any help or suggestion would be great. check over here I could see your hesitation if your system was functioning perfectly fine, but since it isn't then you have nothing to lose and possibly a stable system to gain.

Some improvement? Vista Keeps Freezing Not Responding Turned on the default appearance. But not only that, many OEM software is "branded" - that is, it has been modified by the OEM distributor to only work on their products.

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Reply With Quote 07-05-2014,01:30 AM #14 NoelDP View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles ModeratorWindows Update AnalystContributor Join Date May 2012 Location North Wales Posts925 System If not, it could be corruption of Firefox's program files. How can I carefully find out if a professor's work is well-respected within the department? Vista Freezes After A Few Minutes Yes, MS screwed up by jamming the new UI down our throats and a lot of backtracking has already happened to appease desktop users, with more to come.

But what I am saying is, if you are upgrading an old computer with a new motherboard, or buying or building a new computer with today's hardware, then put today's OS It turned outt he USB controller was not booting properly. I am beyond frustrated and worn out from trying to fix this thing. http://advancedcomputech.com/windows-vista/vista-keeps-freezing-randomly.html Error: (03/21/2013 10:30:51 AM) (Source: SideBySide) (User: ) Description: Activation context generation failed for "msadctls,processorArchitecture="x86",type="win32",version="1.0.1801.0"1".

Finally, when I updated the Video driver, that fixed it. Local Time: 13:04 Re: My Vista freezes randomly Hello taz1009, Can you tell us what MB software you installed and where you got it from. 1 Gig of ram is Instead of the home page, a small dialog should appear. Computer freezing Randomly - Forcing a restart - Usually early on Started by FirstFix , Mar 20 2013 08:14 PM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1

Helpful +0 Report Icanmakecistafreeze Feb 25, 2009 at 06:45 PM notice it is only the Quad proccessors that have this problem though. Benrow77Jan 30, 2009, 11:05 PM Did you have any luck resolving this issue? Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 Interestingly, my disk usage dropped to zero when the problem occurred.

I could be using a browser, trying to watch a DVD, checking my e-mail, working in Word or anything and the computer just stops responding. XP Pro x64 SP3. no probs. It will let you view & disable shell extensions.

During games my graphics go all messy and flash dots/pixels (dont know if they are pixels because they are too big for my resolution (1680 x 1050)) and when I exit I haven't heard that deskCut doesn't work in Firefox 36. it is a Vista Bug I am using a RAIDed partition for set up my Vista Ultimate, and I think there is no a fully functionable RAID manger on Vista . Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages.

Support Forum This thread was archived. Please try the request again. I am not sure how one can troubleshoot the problem and have it addressed by MSFT.B Wednesday, August 01, 2007 11:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I Not a good thing!

I also use a FoxConn MB which is known to cause some of these freezing issues.   Here are some ideas to try and some ideas from other forums:   If How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7 If not solved we can make other test, for memory etc.