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It seems to me that a recent Windows 7 update from only about 3 or so days ago started a new problem...

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#1 andrewset


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Posted 28 February 2010 - 12:28 AM

It seems to me that a recent Windows 7 update from only about 3 or so days ago started a new problem where, for some reason, at the end of every day, between midnight to 1AM my time, (EST) my computer suddenly runs low on RAM/freezes up, the bad kind of freezing up where the ctrl alt del won't work (or the ctrl shift esc) and I have to force a reboot. I suspect the recent update because I realized it started happening after installing that, and I didn't install anything else recently.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 02:52 AM

well, I would suggest going to start, programs, accessories, tools, system restore, and restoring it to a point before you installed the update, and seeing if that fixes the problem.



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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:18 AM

What are the KB numbers that you just updated.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 02:21 PM

Could be a malware infection. Malware can be designed to phone home/work at a certain time.

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Posted 04 March 2010 - 01:44 AM

If System Restore doesn't resolve this then I'd agree with cryptodan but also check if:
(a) Task Scheduler has an activity around that time - e.g. creating a System Restore point
(:huh: whether Google has any update activity e.g. Google Toolbar etc

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