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Whole system freezes once HDD is in use.

Apr 7, 2019 6:18AM PDT

OS: Win 10 Pro 64-Bit
CPU: Intel Xeon E5450 OC'd to 3,5GHz
RAM: 6GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 387MHz
Motherboard: ASUS P5KC
Graphics: 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti (MSI)
Storage: 500GB Samsung HD502IJ ATA Device
119GB SATA SSD ATA DEVICE (SATA (SSD))

I bought a new SSD, mounted it and installed Windows 10 on it, all worked fine until I tried starting any program from the HDD on the new OS. For example, when I started Steam and it started downloading updates, my whole pc would freeze and it would stay frozen or lag badly even after I stopped the updates, only a restart would fix this all, I'm really out of ideas and I'd really appreciate any help. Thanks in advance

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Those programs
Apr 7, 2019 10:43AM PDT

Did they exist prior to the fresh OS install? If so, they can be broken. Windows has never taken kindly to install the OS on C: and let the programs on other drives keep running. I will make one other suggestion which is for another reason but I see nothing broken that we don't know about here. That is, programs and apps that were installed prior to the OS install are NOT expected to work right. If they do, that's nice but not how I see how it works since about Windows 95.

Disable this as there's a lot going on in the IP connections. You can curb that with one setting:
https://www.howtogeek.com/224981/how-to-stop-windows-10-from-uploading-updates-to-other-pcs-over-the-internet/

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After the install
Apr 7, 2019 6:54AM PDT
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Tell what you came from
Apr 7, 2019 9:22AM PDT

OS and hardware.

You sure have a mishmash of ram 3 different type modules running dual channel.

That is not a good thing to do.

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Rams were never a problem
Apr 7, 2019 11:20AM PDT

They never were a problem in the 1-2 years I've had them in, although in a week I'm getting a new motherboard, ram and cpu so I'll rebuild my pc and see if it persists

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While it's not a good thing to see
Apr 7, 2019 11:43AM PDT

I think it's not the basic issue that's dogging this PC. That is, install Windows to another drive and try to run apps that were installed prior to the Windows installation.

This can be very hard on users that haven't been down that road a few times.

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