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Windows 8.1 Freezing

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Freezing + Memory Leak (Updated)


    I'm new to the forum and i have a question to ask.
    I bought computer parts few days back and assambled a new rig.
    My Specs are:

    Mobo: Gigabyte G.1 Sniper Z97
    CPU: Intel Core I7-4790K 4GHz
    CPU Cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper212x
    RAM: Kingston Hyperx 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600Mhz
    Video: MSI 980 GTX Gaming
    PSU: Seasonic G-750 750W
    SSD: Samsung 850 Pro 256GB
    HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 4TB

    The problem i'm dealing with is my computer froze two times since i built my computer, and i have no clue why.
    First time it happend at night when i was a sleep, i woke up in the morning and my computer was still on but my monitor showed me a blackscreen and the keyboard did not respond.

    My second time was yesterday during YouTube play, where the mouse courser slowely began to lose it's movement and i felt like i was dragging it across the screen and then everything froze (no blackscreen this time).

    When i checked Event Viewer between the time it happend, i found the following:
    Attachment 52302

    This is during my second freeze, i thought perhaps it has anything to do with that.
    The time it happend was between 18:00-18:16 so i figured esnet was the reason.
    I ran chkdsk and i got no bad sektors either.
    So far computer is running just fine, i just wanted to ask what do you guys think i should do right now.
    Thank you in advance,

    Last edited by Ryushin; 11 Oct 2014 at 10:06.

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  2. #2

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,846
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    The .netframework might be corrupted. Try to re-install it
    Win+X->Program & Features. Untick those Net Framework (the first 2), reboot then go back and tick it again.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Ok i reinstalled.
    Last edited by Ryushin; 11 Oct 2014 at 09:10.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    I just nearly had a another freeze, everything began to move slower then usual and the courser started to lag.
    I took a fast screenshot of my Task Manager and saw this:
    Attachment 52313

    Im not sure it means anything, but im certain that 98% load is not good and not suppose to happen :/

    This is what my computer look like after a restart on idle:
    Attachment 52316
    Attachment 52317

    I was searching all day today regarding to this issue and people have said that it is most likely has today with a driver that is eating all my memory.
    This is what i currently have installed on my windows:
    Attachment 52318

    Please help
    Last edited by Ryushin; 11 Oct 2014 at 10:05.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 5,139
    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    98% load isn't good - but it depends on how long it lasts.
    If it only stays up there for a short time, then it's likely not a problem.
    If it stays there for a long time (especially while it's hanging), then that's likely where the problem is.

    Just FYI, for years every system that I built had some sort of problem due to assembly. I learned that the first thing to do was to unplug and replug everything in in order to see if that solved the problem.

    Also, Please do the following:
    - open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog))
    - expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
    - right click on Administrative Events
    - select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
    - save the file as Admin.evtx
    - zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
    - upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

    While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility: HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

    Another thing that you may want to try: How to Diagnose and Fix High DPC Latency Issues with WPA (Windows Vista/7/8) - Sysnative Forums
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