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The performance improvements are very noticeable and unless you have a strong reason to stay with 7, I would recommend 8. -Stephen Reply With Quote 07-07-2014,04:38 PM #19 NoelDP View Profile Flashing the BIOS can destroy a motherboard if its the wrong one or fails to flash correctly. Then I can swap that out with the wireless mouse and it works. Please contact your system vendor for technical assistance."   the pci slot number varies (7,2,6 is what it gave me.) well that's what it says for me. have a peek here

What are your temps? S.M.A.R.T : OK. 3. I switched drive to XP and ran a test there and got the usual 4.8 meg there and then went back to vista and retested again and got 3.2 meg for Keep us posted. http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/206627-random-hangs-freezes.html

Once you load the tool, you can perform a startup repair, try a system restore, or go to the command prompt. An interesting TechRepublic article just came out today: When will the Windows Start Menu return? New version of Daemon Tools require you install the sptd driver seperately, and is not installed with my installation. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 2:38 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote My Gateway GM5407E has the same problem...

Btw I have Logitech Cordless Set EX 110 but i use only keyboard from that set and G5 Logitech Gaming MOuse!.So strange my glitches mostly happend after i installed the Updates! Thanks! You need to have a normal boot without it freezeing up. It blows sideways, not down.

Uninstall Third-Party Software From the software side of things, if your computer is freezing, it could be due to a third-party program like an anti-virus program or anti-spyware app. apperantly it might, might doesn't mean it is, that u need to update your BIOS or motherboard drivers because ACPI somehow won't find any IRQ (interrupt request) for pci slots. Check Event Log The first thing to do is to try and check the Event Log and see if there are any events in the System or Application log that could http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-win7-32-ultimate-random-freezing-632915.html I'll post the results in a day or two.

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Vista freezes every 1 or 2 minutes This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I'll try above suggestions and report back.       Thursday, September 27, 2007 3:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   I know that the thread is What's New? BladeOfBlueJul 22, 2008, 12:09 PM What would you suggest taking this particular northbridge up to?

Ive formatted and reinstalled 4 times now, and every time the issue starts up again. April 4th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Featured Posts, Windows 7 There is 1 comment, care to add yours? Worked fine for over  a year.  I was sure it was a recent update, but I can't restore previous point. Like you said, there are a lot of device and software specific problems that just don't seem to fit, it is just a random spastic freeze up.

Sort by CPU and watch for programs that start using a lot of cpu. navigate here My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Microsoft has known about this issue for a long time, especially when it's related to hardware, and have been releasing fixes for a while.

I will not receive notifications. John,Thanks for help. I couldn't find a solution to the problem so after searching, I came across the answer in another forum - try this before you muck around with driver software and system http://controlpanelsource.com/vista-ultimate/vista-ultimate-64bit-freezes-during-install.html Therefore, he was forced to reinstall Windows 7 onto the PC (there is still a Windows.old folder in existence on the first drive where the OS is installed.) Since he has

cuz that GREAT case doesnt have ONE simple THING for us ADULTS!!! The sfc command is the System File Checker, which will go through and fix any issues with corrupted or missing system files. sdseigalJun 9, 2010, 10:32 PM I had the same problem with computer freezing up.

Flashing the BIOS with the wrong BIOS (if you download the wrong version for your motherboard) or if it fails to flash correctly, unless your motherboard supports dual BIOS, you can

I went to Windows Update and found 18 system and software updates needed, some critical. 16 were subsequently selected including one for the video driver.After the updates were downloaded/installed the laptop Heat is not a problem however it did blue screen once due to a power distribution issue....more on that later. Nothing will stop it..task manager wont load all i can do is hold down the power button. Run Memtest86 overnight to see if you get any errors.

It used to do this occasionally but it stopped after a... I would appreciate any input you have gotten thus far as to what the problem might be and how to correct it. Ad-aware would do the same thing. http://controlpanelsource.com/vista-ultimate/vista-ultimate-and-gigabyte-p35-dq6-mb.html Rot05May 29, 2009, 11:27 PM I had the same problems with Vista 64 as you.

input 240v 02-28-2012, 04:47 AM #4 stella_tommo Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2009 Posts: 34 OS: win7 32 ultimate sp1 also, i cant find the temp/voltage etc Ive done hard disk tests and reseated the memory but there seams nothing wrong with the hardware. Wednesday, January 09, 2013 12:44 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've been running Vista for about a year, but since Windows updates on Sept. 8th, 2015, my