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Random applications freeze at random times

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Lovrin, Apr 2, 2008.

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  1. Lovrin

    Lovrin Thread Starter

    Mar 26, 2008
    The other day, I installed Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista. Since about 2 days after I did, applications have started freezing randomly. I'm not sure it's the SP that's doing this to me though, cause it was a few days after I installed it and not right away. In Task Manager, there are less processes, which is weird. I could be doing anything and the application will freeze out of nowhere and I have to restart my computer to fix it. It's a hassle because sometimes I'm in the middle of something and it does this to me. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Does anybody know if there is a fix for it?
  2. Compaq__


    Mar 18, 2008
    This can be caused by a host of different things.

    Here's what I would do first:

    1. Scan for viruses or any type of malware.
    2. Update all of my drivers for my network card, video card, sound card.
    3. Uninstall any programs I either don't need or don't recognize in Add/Remove programs
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