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Freezing during online video's or while surfing web

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  1. bostonmatt

    bostonmatt Thread Starter

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    So i did a system reset about a week ago, (put the windows disk in, delete all files, start over. Everthing ran fine until a day ago. Anytime i try to play a video online, (youtube, facebook, ANY video) it starts, plays with no sound for about 3-8 secons, and freezes. I have to restart the computer. It is also doing it on certain websites, for example i forgot my password and reset it for this site, it froze while going through my GMAIL account, and froze again when i reset the PW. My video card is up to date, i downloaded cc cleaner, ran a scan with kaspersky (my antivirus), nothing, still doing the same thing. Its strange because it worked fine after i rebooted windows, and then just started freezing, i dont get it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. my system specs are as follows.

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
    Processor Count: 8
    RAM: 16384 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460, 768 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 755545 MB;
    Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., X58A-UD3R
    Antivirus: Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled
     
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    bostonmatt Thread Starter

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    also, i watch movies, play BF3, and other games on ultra or high setting, no problem, it only freezes when im in the web browser.
     
  3. Phantom010

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    For the Flash videos,

    Right-click inside a running video and select Settings...

    Once in there, select the Display tab and uncheck the "Enable hardware acceleration" box:

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