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Windows 8 locks up weekly

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#1 gjbnc


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 04:12 PM

Cannot tell why W8 is locking up.


Windows 8 installed July 2012, worked fine for months

locks up approx. every ten days started early 2013, must power off to recover
McAfee Security Center, v. 11.6

IE 10, Outlook

Lock up happens when the computer is not being unused
Lock up has happened when using a multi-tab browser
Attached to Windows network, Windows 8, XP, Synology NAS, 3 wireless routers, multiple iGadgets

Recent Error Msg: "The following application was terminated because it was hung: mcagent.exe"

Edited by Orange Blossom, 27 March 2013 - 01:16 AM.
Moved to Windows 8 forum. ~ OB

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 06:55 PM

Run the Mcafee Removal Tool to remove any remnants of the program. 

Chad Mockensturm 
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