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Why my PC Freezes in every few minutes?

by kfrshoikot / March 23, 2016 6:02 AM PDT

My PC freezes in every few minutes, stays like that for 2-3 seconds and then works fine again. The mouse cursor also do not move at that time. This happens in every 10-12 minutes. Does not matter what program I am using or watching movies this happens in every 10-12 minutes.

I have 2 operating system, Win 8.1 and Win 7. This problem happens in both operating system.

I have 2 Hard Disc, Samsung 500 GB Hard disc, Toshiba 1 TB. Both operating systems are in the 1 TB Hard disc.

I also got a "Windows Detected a hard Disc problem" in every few hours. The problem is in the Samsung HDD. I tried to run my PC without the Samsung 500 GB but the freeze problems still remains.

I have a and using this PC for around 5 years. Do I have to chage both my Hard Discs or any other Hardware? Please help me.

I have
Core i3, 2.93 GHz,
4GB DDR3 RAM
1500 GB Hard disc (1 TB + 500 GB)
1 GB Geforce GT 620 Graphics

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Disk problem
by Bob__B / March 23, 2016 10:34 AM PDT

Run a chkdsk from each of those OS's.
Check the output log to see what it found.

Visit each hdd maker's site run their drive fitness test.

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How much disc room left?
by James Denison / March 24, 2016 8:37 PM PDT

This can happen if running out of room on a drive.

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Driver
by niceday233 / March 27, 2016 7:19 PM PDT

May be your drivers are out of date,you can update drivers ,see if it helps?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 27, 2016 9:44 PM PDT
In reply to: Driver

Folk have blown up their OS using such things. Be sure to tell all when you give this advice.

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PC Freezes in every few minutes
by connectmikesmith / March 29, 2016 6:46 AM PDT

May there are some viruses in your machine so scan it.

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