I thought that upgrading to win 7 would solve the problem but its caused more than i expected.... By the way I tried creating a new profile and the minute I add an extension, especially this mail checking, X-notifier to Chrome, it freezes the machine. At this moment, Excel is using 15 MB of PWS mem on my home computer, with a lil' 250-KB file open. Thanks, Sunday, July 18, 2010 4:06 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This problem simply does not exist on some Windows 7 systems - namely mine. check over here
I reported it to Google as well. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows 7 forum 8 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon I did not have the problem before which made me think I had a hardware problem. There are no add-ons installed.
I am at a loss. What I did to fix it: In device manager, my AHCI driver (some sort of hard drive driver) was a "standard 1.0" one, or something like that, which was installed by Sunday, July 26, 2009 5:10 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I am having exactly the same symptoms as the other guys here.
I would point out, though, that Excel can have a comparable memory footprint (up to about 0.5 GB in my experience) when working with larger files. –user49214 Jul 24 '12 at share|improve this answer answered Apr 9 '15 at 11:43 Vouze 1946 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Monday, October 26, 2009 5:35 PM Reply | Quote 3 Sign in to vote SOLUTION TO VISTA x64 and WINDOWS 7 x64 FREEZE with CONSTANT HARD DRIVE ACTIVITY / LIGHT (or Computer Freezes Randomly Windows 7 I add my bank, etc.
Right now it seems to be ok as long as I don't run that extension. Computer Freezes When Using Internet Windows 7 That fix has been in for about 2 weeks now and the emails keep rolling yet the girl that was addressing the fix put it down for everyone loud and clear After the browser freezes it spreads to the rest of the system. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/b0e22526-f63c-4ee9-9662-a910de1bc3cc/windows-7-freeze-while-browsing-internet?forum=w7itproperf I CAN NOT recomendet windows 7 to my customers.
Currently I am working with IE to see if the issue will come up because this occurs almost every time I am using Firefox. Had to hard reboot. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I've asked on many forums but still left with the problem.
Sometimes I just want to smash my laptop against the wall! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2320408/freezes-web-browsing.html I am at a loss. Computer Freezes While Browsing Internet Rename it to “Default.old” Open Google Chrome and see if this has helped stop the crashes. 3) You might also want to checkout if the Flash extension is the culprit and causing the Computer Freezes When Browser Is Open Hangs are usually caused by drivers.
and hoping it doesn't happen again. check my blog Tjanpi. First thing I did was install Chrome with an extension and tried it and it froze the whole browser again. I guess she'll have to find a better way to put it out there in that forum. Computer Hangs When Connected To Internet
Download it from Adobe. (Version 184.108.40.206)...but other than that, it works like how a browser should: crash free, no matter how many tabs are open. I deactivated all the Active X options and my IE8 is working perfect and will try the Firefox now. Sunday, May 09, 2010 6:14 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I have same problem. this content Moved from Win 7 to Web Browsing/Email - Hamluis.
I really appreciate this. The scale shows that the hard disk has gone to 100% activity, but the resources using it don't attribute to that. After the browser freezes it spreads to the rest of the system.
I spent literal days plugging away using logic and hand drawn maps to figure out the problem... It's hard to believe that this isn't a well known problem from everything I have seen or read. I will restore back prior to this update. I am a problem solver but not extraordinarily tech savvy.
If the OS then keeps switching the process scheduler between two processes, each being paged in-sequence to the hard drive, the computer begins to thrash. But i know there has to be another fix considering i didnt have this problem the first couple of months i had my computer when i was on vista. Added the X-Notifier extension for Chrome and it instantly froze again. http://harryhooie.com/computer-freezes/my-computer-freezes-and-i-have-to-restart-it.html The common thing between all of the firefox crashes have been StackHash errors as Faults.
i don't update drivers through windows update because it caused serious problems several times. Roxy My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell - Studio 540 OS windows7-Home Premium 64Bit CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 Motherboard Dell OM017G Memory 16384MBytes Graphics Card Intel G45/Gre Express I need it bad. Windows 7: Win7 browsers freeze 16 Jul 2010 #1 Prskater windows7-Home Premium 64Bit 45 posts Win7 browsers freeze My browser experience these days is somewhat unnerving.
Imagine having 8 GB, an Octa Core processor and a SSD RAID. share|improve this answer answered Aug 24 '11 at 15:46 music2myear 20.5k43676 1 +1 for pointing out that browsers are NOT small apps, at least by home user standards. I don't think this has always been happening though, because like I've had 64bit installed for about a week now and only noticed... It would get stuck at "verifying dmi data" and go no further.
Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums So what to do now. I've had this issue since I got my computer 6 months ago(Last Christmas). Does anyone know what the problem is?