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Vista Freezes Within Minutes of Startup


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#1 big_bopper180

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 09:13 AM

Hello all,

I upgraded to Windows Vista from XP yesterday with a clean install. Unfortunately, Vista seems to want to completely freeze either at the welcome screen or within a few minutes of the desktop loading, and it seems to be doing it earlier and earlier since I first upgraded. My system is more than qualified to handle Vista:

Athlon 64 X2 5600+
EVGA nVidia 9800GTX 512 MB
4GB of RAM
Asrock mobo (cant remember the specs but can get them if you need them)

I am running 32-bit at the moment. Running it in safe mode w/o networking seems to be the only way to prevent this from happening. Any ideas what might be causing this? Thanks in advance!

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 05:21 PM

Have you checked Device Manager to see if all the drivers are installed? If not, go to Start and type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.
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