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Windows Freezing After Exiting Programs

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#1 wemibelec90


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Posted 10 November 2006 - 12:31 AM

For some reason, my computer keeps freezing after I exit certain applications, which are games. As soon as I exit the game, the computer partially goes back to the desktop and then just kind of freezes with black patches everywhere.

Any idea what is causing this?

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Posted 10 November 2006 - 04:42 PM

Does it freeze for a while - or does it freeze permanently (requiring a reboot)?

Some freezes can be caused by a lack of resources (hard drive space, memory, bad drivers, etc)

Other freezes can be caused by broken bits in the system files.

Still others can be caused by compatibility problems.

What games are you using and what are your system's specifications. If you don't know about your system specs, here's a free utility that will list them for you: http://www.gtopala.com/index.html
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