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If a BIOS update is not available or does not resolve the lockups, continue to the next step. I can only imagine that this has something to do with a service or process that ASC thinks is not required for gaming so it disables it, resulting in steam not Many times I see NIC problems that affect just one game or program. If the problem still occurs, continue to the next step and update the BIOS. check over here

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I have owned this computer for a half year now and the freezing started recently, so for me it seems to be driver related. Disassembly of the laptop may be required to do a complete cleaning, but a "good enough" job MAY be possible without disassembly. GhostLover, Dec 13, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 3 Views: 166 jackscarth1 Dec 17, 2016 Help with my computer screen. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-computer-randomly-locks-up-sorry-for-the-double-post.742519/

Run a blend test over night and see if it turns up any errors. I have owned this computer for a half year now and the freezing started recently, so for me it seems to be driver related. I have re-installed the Steam client, started as Administrator, and nothing I do seems to help. Click here to join today!

Spybot never catches what you want it to. I also played through several hours of Oblivion without issue.My best guess from reading is that it may be my RAM/Mobo/CPU combination and no individual component. I have PT11 installed on my computer also and I have yet to see my computer completely freeze. There was also a loud noise coming from the speakers.

What WiFi card do you have in your G74SX? Then if you want help here, start by posting a Sandra report, and details on the exact version of the driver and Pro Tools. Give us a break will you - if the MAC had to do half as much as the PC it would explode. weblink Troubleshooting is complete.

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Sorry. #5 ovrdatop View Profile View Posts 18 Jul, 2013 @ 4:28pm I forgot to mention that the problem persists even with a wired internet connection, sorry. #6 facedown View Profile http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/136638-computer-freezes-randomly.html There's also a good chance you're running out of ram. thanks for the tip though, good to know i wasnt just doin something stupidedit: also, sometimes when i soft reboot after a lock up, i have to do the reboot a Clean as much of that off your PC as possible.

The event ID is: 117 Caused by: Nvlddmkm.sys A problem with your video hardware caused windows from working properly. check my blog Funny, I fix one problem and another one pops up. If Windows becomes active again, the problem is related to a software program. Just happened 5 minutes ago after an hour on youtube.

By the way, when my computer freezes, my screen becomes disorted, purple pixels all over the screen dstrakele04-21-2012, 02:51 PMWhat is the a) EventID, b) Source, and c) exact text of Check to see if there is a new bios update that could be a potential issue. It's the best way to rule out faulty hardware. this content It seems that its only an issue with Pro Tools 10.x.

I had a similar problem on a desktop, by using task manager or Process Explorer (www.sysinternals.com) I found my problem was inetinfo.exe. Back to top #8 newbuilder12 newbuilder12 Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:16 AM Posted 13 August 2008 - 05:10 PM Description:The previous system shutdown at 7:38:56 PM on Sorry =/I'll look and make sure the vid card and the ram and the wireless card are seated properly sure.

The graphics card I actually pulled from my old pc, on which it worked flawlessly.

chrsplmr05-20-2012, 05:58 PMThis happens 'only' when 'gaming or watching a video' ? Get the answer Best answer crewtonOct 25, 2011, 5:24 AM What are your ram timings at? All rights reserved. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It very well is the McAffee program by ReviewerScott / November 21, 2008 2:24 PM PST In reply to: Because I know for

If you find anything which isn't necessary, then disable it.One more thing which may cause problems is conflicts between programs, eg having 2 lots of antivirus software running simultaneously, or a If so then try moving all the plugin files our of their folders and see if this happens to Pro Tools with no plugins loaded (yes plugins loaded but not instantiated Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. have a peek at these guys I cant figure out which thing im supposed to download for memtest....can you give slightly more specific instructions?

this is the second Asus G74SX I've had the first went back as the left speaker was faulty. Are there any other Error or Warning Events in the System or Application Event logs? I have PT11 installed on my computer also and I have yet to see my computer completely freeze. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Computer Freezes up/ utilities for the problem by ptfitzy / December 7, 2008 1:06 AM PST In reply to: WIndows just freezes ...

Also check what @dstrakele ask about. There's also an update for your bios. HDD 750GB + 750GB, OS WIN7 Premium. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis." "Activation context generation failed for "c:\Program Files (x86)\Avid\Pro Tools\DAE\Controllers\D-Control_Resource804.dll".

If it crashes what is the bluescreen error?