Stuff gets old and stuff wears out after being used for a while.
We find that issues like this are often due to video issues (to include video memory).
I'd suggest starting with these free hardware diagnostics: http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html
Please start with the video tests, but be sure to complete ALL of them (as memory errors can show up in any of them).
Also, please let us know the results of the tests when you're done.
Other than that, wait until it freezes again, then recover from the freeze and immediately generate these 2 sets of reports:
Let's try looking at these 2 sets of reports:
Report Set #1) Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be experiencing BSOD's) so that we can provide a complete analysis: (from the pinned topic at the top of the forum) http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/
FYI - I don't often use the Perfmon report, so if it doesn't work please just let me know.
Please zip up the (.ZIP) files - do not use .RAR or other compression utilities.
.ZIP is the type file that can be uploaded to the forums.
Report Set #2) Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).
FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504
While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:
SpeedFan v. 4.5.1 and later (free from here: http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php ) can log temperatures in a CSV file:
You may not need to log temps - if uncertain, please ask.
NOTE:You may want to turn logging off when we're done - as I don't know it's impact on performance or on the system.
To make it work (log the temps to a file) you have to do BOTH of the below:
1. Enable logging in general: Configure...Log...check "Enabled" then click on OK to save.
2. Enable logging for specific checks: Configure...Temperatures..left click on each sensor, then click on "Logged" at the bottom of the Window (for our purposes we want them all) then once you've selected "Logged" for all sensors, then click on OK to save.
The log will be located at C:\Program Files (x86)\SpeedFan
Naming: log files are named SFLogYYYYMMDD.csv, where YYYY is the year (four digits), MM is the month (2 digits, zero padded) and DD is the day (2 digits, zero padded). If a file already exists by that name, the file that already exists is renamed according to the following naming scheme: SFLogYYYYMMDD-CCCC.csv, where CCCC is a increasing number. The new file is then created with the standard file name scheme.
Notes: whenever you change the options related with logging, SpeedFan starts a new log file.
Edited by usasma, 26 November 2016 - 05:41 AM.
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