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Strange Freezing

by Uriah_ / December 13, 2015 12:03 PM PST


I resently seen small but anoying freezes happening on my laptop. It happends rather I'm typing or gaming or watching a video.

The programs don't freeze it's a bit like if another invisible window opend up for a second and if i click i go back to the screen i was using nothing happends visually. It's starting to get really frustrating like sudden freezes and messings ups. This started only 2 weeks ago and I've never seen something like it.

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Clarification Request
heuristic scanning in background?
by James Denison / December 13, 2015 1:33 PM PST
In reply to: Strange Freezing

Turn off automatic scanning in Antivirus and see if that stops it.

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I don't see make, model, etc.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2015 12:21 PM PST
In reply to: Strange Freezing

Try the usual canned air on the vents (how is on the web) and tell me it's not a Seagate HDD.

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by Uriah_ / December 13, 2015 12:29 PM PST

i7 GTX860
1 TB not a seagate HDD

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Age? Canned air?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2015 2:06 PM PST
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this is in linux, but similar bug....
by James Denison / December 15, 2015 12:59 PM PST
In reply to: Strange Freezing

...may exist on MSI motherboards running AMD processors even in windows.
"If you own an AMD CPU with an MSI card and your computer keeps rebooting, please check the following bug report:"
Please read the problem and others duplicating it on the MSI and AMD setup.

I suspect this is a motherboard problem that affects BOTH Linux and Windows users.

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