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System Freeze (non-blue screen issue)


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#1 Tybudd

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 03:58 PM

Strange I"m not sure why it is, I'm starting to get nervous that if it keeps happening it will damage my system. I'll either be using Wow.exe program or Ventrilo most of the time when it happens, but its happened without using them as well. When all of a sudden my whole system freezes upCant move mouse
Cant hit any key to bring up task manager
cant escape out of the current situation.
Only option is to reset the unit.

When I do so, and while my bios are loading I get a warning saying to "re-setting Frequency or Voltage to CMOS and Memory" whatever that means, I went into my bios, I didn't see anything for frequency to check, but I did put the voltages up (all were in the green) to see if that would help, but still have the issue, what should I be checking for?

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Ran AVG and Mal-ware Bites in Safe Mode, and found nothing.

DXDiag System information: (if more is needed to help me please let me know)

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System Information
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Time of this report: 8/8/2010, 13:56:43
Machine name: PLEASUREZONE
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: EVGA__
System Model: nForce 750i SLI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4094MB RAM
Page File: 1574MB used, 6612MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode

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#2 MrBruce1959

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 06:55 PM

Sounds like you are experiencing a common problem known to most computer users.

Its time to inspect the internal workings of your computer for dust accumulation.

I suggest you check all cooling fans and any heat sinks for dust built up inside the computer.

Overheating is a common reason for system freeze ups, things get to hot and shut down or seize up.

Please check this situation out before attempting any further fixes.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 09:05 AM

To add a little. Is it correct you run SLI? (nForce 750i SLI) Crates lots of heat. I didn't notice what power supply you have. If you are using SLI you will need the proper power supply. IMHO using a quality power supply that has lots more than required works best.




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