Hi, I have a 3 yr old PC that has recently been freezing when idle, can be anything from after a minute to 10 minutes. My right display turns off, and everything including mouse/keyboard/ctrl+alt+del becomes unresponsive.
If it's any relevance, this started happening soon after I recently performed some dust clearing from my PC. This dropped the heat levels from 80-98 degrees C to 40-60 after clearing the dust.
No problems while playing videos on VLC or Youtube, running games or surfing the web. It freezes if left idle while music is playing via iTunes.
When it first started freezing, it was only after my PC has gone to sleep mode and I was unable to awaken it.
I then tried switching power options to never sleep and never turn off the display, it now freezes after just idling. Can be anywhere from a minute to 5 minutes after last action.
Right now, my workaround is that if I have to leave my PC for any amount of time, I manually put it to Sleep and it wakes up every time, no problems.
Steps taken: Power options: never sleep, never turn off display, never turn off HDD, USB selective suspend setting disabled
Heat is monitored via Speccy and at a max of 60 under load.
Attached are the DM Logs.
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