Windows 10: PC Keeps freezing at random times

Discus and support PC Keeps freezing at random times in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hello, I am having a problem with random freezing on my computer. This happens usually every time I boot up my computer and usually every 20 minutes... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Maty384, Feb 8, 2021.

  1. Maty384 Win User

    PC Keeps freezing at random times


    Hello,


    I am having a problem with random freezing on my computer. This happens usually every time I boot up my computer and usually every 20 minutes it persists from there. I have tried updating drivers, Command Prompts, removing software.

    Before my pc was running perfectly smooth and sometime in November my computer decided to BSOD all the time. on the computer i factory reset my pc and ripped out hard drives that might be corrupted. A month later i managed to stop the BSOD. i now have this persisting issue where the pc freezes that happens all the time. When researching this before i read online that it could be my old ram 16GB DDr4 since then i upgraded to 32gb DDR4 and the problem still continues. It seems to be a windows problem because my taskbar and screen freezes for up to a minute. which is awful when playing games.


    Computer Info:

    IntelR CoreTM i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz 4.01 GHz

    Ram: 32.0 GB

    System Type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

    Graphics card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080.

    Storage: Kingston SA400S37480G


    Bare in mind this is a fresh reboot and this problem is still happening.

    -Any advice on how to fix this issue will be appreciated,

    Thank you Mathew

    :)
     
    Maty384, Feb 8, 2021
    #1

  2. PC Keeps Freezing At Completely Random Times

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I can imagine the inconvenience you have experienced. I will definitely help you with this.

    I suggest you to disable the third party security software (if any installed) temporarily and check if it is cause to issue.

    Disable Antivirus:

    Antivirus software can help protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you shouldn't disable your antivirus software. If you have to temporarily disable it to install other software, you
    should re-enable it as soon as you're done. If you're connected to the Internet or a network while your antivirus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.

    Kindly follow the below steps and check if you are able to fix the issue.

    Step 1:

    I suggest you to run the System maintenance
    troubleshooter and check if it fixes the issue:

    Follow the steps given below:


    • Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard and select
      Control Panel

    • Type Troubleshooting in the search bar on the
      Control Panel.

    • Click on View all
      on the left navigation pane.

    • Click on System maintenance.

    • Click on Advanced on the
      System maintenance
      dialog box and click on Run as administrator (Enter the credentials if required).

    • Click on Next and follow onscreen instruction complete the
      System maintenance troubleshooter.

    If issue persist, Kindly follow the below given steps and check if it helps:

    Run these commands:


    • Press Windows key and type Powershell
      in search, right click on it and Open as administrator .

    • Type the following command in Powershell and hit enter:

      Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like "*SystemApps*"} | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    Also, please refer to the link by Andre Da Costa on Windows 10 freeze which gives suggestions on how to troubleshoot on this scenario.

    Windows 10 Installation Freeze

    Hope the above information was helpful. If you need further assistance, please do let us know and we would be happy to help you further.

    Thank You.
     
    ThofikhAhamad, Feb 8, 2021
    #2
  3. TIGR Win User
    Random freezes or shut downs

    Completely random freezing/shutdowns on a system with no recent hardware changes, and hard drive, memory, and PSU fine, usually means a software issue (file corruption or malicious software). I suggest following DavidV's recommendations.
     
    TIGR, Feb 8, 2021
    #3
  4. dalchina Win User

    PC Keeps freezing at random times

    My brand new PC keeps crashing


    Hi, Sorry to hear of your problem.
    Basics: Do you experience these freezes only after installing additional software? Try a clean boot and check for freezes then.

    There are 54 pages in this thread on random freezes..

    Windows 10 freezes randomly - Windows 10 Forums

    Please feel free to search the forum for (e.g.)
    PC freezes
    random freeze

    When you've had a look thru things people have suggested and tried, if still no solution, post back with a list of what you've tried.

    Good luck!
     
    dalchina, Feb 8, 2021
    #4
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