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askey127 askey127, Sep 16, 2013 #2 notenerypo Thread Starter Joined: Sep 29, 2007 Messages: 56 Thanks for answering. Had the same problem - problem solved - thank you Score 0 Can't find your answer ? HedaJun 4, 2015, 8:39 PM Im currently reinstalling windows. My PC always froze when playing online streaming videos and I always thought it was either the problem with my SSD or the video card. Source

note: If Explorer has stopped responding, click File, New Task (Run...), and enter Explorer into the field to restart Windows Explorer. As soon as the new Windows XP is installed, run the Microsoft Security Essentials installer so you have a working Antivirus, and allow the new system to download updates. I had originally used the generic Atheros driver that windows installed. Help!

Why Does My Computer Freeze When I Play Games

But this post is more than 917 days old so we won't hold that discussion here.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Back to Windows 7 forum 11 total posts Thanks for your reply. Computer Freezes at Random while playing games Can't find your answer ?

Get the answer particlemanNov 10, 2008, 2:19 AM Is this only during gaming?How about video playback or streaming video?Only during Heavy CPU load? The lights stay on on the mouse and keyboard, but the video freezes and doesn't respond to normal Alt-F4 or Alt-Ctrl-Del type commands. Step 2: Update any available device drivers As a part of troubleshooting, update drivers and software for your computer using Windows Update. Laptop Freezes When Playing Games Probably this is a solution for my hardware and software configuration.

But only when the video or stream is visible on my other monitor! Computer Freezes When Playing Games Windows 10 Score 0 7zark7 February 10, 2014 9:36:53 AM eross1 said:I have recently started having the same issue with streaming videos. I've tried a few different versions of Catalyst, and right now I'm back to using the newest one.I tried the fan speed trick and although it said the speed was higher, http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2668800/computer-freezes-crashes-playing-games.html Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

Advertisement notenerypo Thread Starter Joined: Sep 29, 2007 Messages: 56 This is something that I've been having trouble with for a couple months now, but recently I've noticed it happening more Computer Freezes When Playing Games Windows 8 I checked for an update this morning and Netgear says my USB adapter up to date. Go to the HP Software & Driver Download (in English) page and look for a BIOS update. Apple Wireless Trackpad (01/17/2011 3.2.0.0) Windows Driver Package - Atheros Communications Inc. (athr) Net (11/13/2010 9.2.0.113) Windows Driver Package - Broadcom (b57nd60a) Net (12/02/2010 14.4.2.2) Windows Driver Package - Broadcom Corporation

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Everything is fine when Im watching livestreams on the highest quality or youtube videos on [email protected] http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/227883-random-freezes-system-lock-ups-when-playing-games-watching-vids.html How long it will work I don't know, but it will do for now. Why Does My Computer Freeze When I Play Games Run the System Test from the Test Scripts section on the left - skipping the CD-write tests during the test. Computer Freezes When Playing Games Windows 7 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

dustman1565Nov 10, 2008, 4:17 AM Thanks all for the suggestions. this contact form Click here to Register a free account now! So we decided to switch the motherboards to see what would happen. I didn't use to have this problem before....Have had this PC since March last year...Could it be related to the NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 Driver? Computer Freezes During Games Not Overheating

Performing System Recovery will recover all software on the computer back to its original configuration. C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Not sure if it is malware or something else that is causing the problem. have a peek here FYI - you could also get another (different brand and driver) wireless USB device - but that won't 100% rule out the wireless USB (because of the networking stack of drivers

F-Secure scan looks good You can run a cable from your computer to the other room (temporarily) in order to see if this is due to the wireless USB device. Computer Crashes When Playing Games Not Overheating Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's Score 0 Related resources Computer Crashes/Freezes During Game Play/Youtube Help Please! - Tech Support Youtube freezes while playing videos - Tech Support Youtube videos freezes for a second - Tech Support

the first couple of versions just set the fan speed to 20%.

solution SolvedYoutube Sound Cuts Off During Video solution My youtube video freezes at 1080p but audio is still playing Forum I have a samsung galaxy tab A 9.7 16 gb and I think this problem is software related. Gpu idles at about 28c and goes up to around 48c-53c while gaming. Computer Freezes When Playing Games Or Watching Videos any relation?

My computer still freezes if I try to run fullscreen in Firefox,Chrome,Explorer, but I guess there are stable versions of those browsers too. The temperature never went above 62 degrees (from what I saw). If a BIOS update is not available or does not resolve the lockups, continue to the next step. http://codecreview.com/playing-games/computer-randomly-crashing-restarting-when-playing-games.html I've updated my graphics card, my motherboard, and anti-virus.

It also makes sense, since I did not have other video issues with the computer. System Restore opens. It has done this 1 time(s). 9/15/2013 12:48:18 AM, Error: Service Control Manager [7034] - The MBAMScheduler service terminated unexpectedly. I now use the latest driver from the manufacturer site (tp-link in my case), and the problem is gone.

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer What videos in what program? Before blaming the hardware install Opera and run it for 1-2 days playing Youtube. Score 0 abigepicfail March 17, 2013 8:02:36 PM derricklq said:IE has a very high chance of corrupted add ons & plug ins.

When playing more demanding game where the usage goes up to 99% and temperature is about 75-85° the crash time doesnt change. by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 17, 2011 6:01 AM PDT In reply to: Any videos in both Firefox and IE Running dxdiag (directx diagnostics) might give a clue. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Score 1 Cameron McCluskey August 17, 2013 8:24:36 PM eross1 said:I have recently started having the same issue with streaming videos.

After trying everything suggested here and on other sites to no avail, I found out the problem was the wireless pci card driver. See your browser's documentation for specific instructions. {} Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U5 hp-support-head-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... This page requires Javascript.