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Multiple Games and Programs that connect to servers freeze

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Multiple Games and Programs that connect to servers freeze

    Hi there,

    Ive been having this problem for many months now. It started with a game called Arma3. At the time i thought it was the game that was the issue but i soon found out it was my PC.

    for the rest of this thread when i say a program "freezes" what i mean is:
    -The program first freezes then in the task manager the program slowly drops down to 0% CPU usage
    -Sometimes the memory usage also goes down by a little bit.
    -While in the frozen phase it either stays at 0% CPU usage or goes up and down between 0% and 1%.
    -The length of this frozen phase varies a bit from program to program but its roughly between 5-10 minutes

    The problem is games that have multiplayer crash as soon as i try to access the multiplayer. for example when i click multiplayer on the menu(in Arma3) it freezes for about 5 minutes. it then unfreezes and returns to normal loaded and the server list comes up and i can connect to a server, at which point the problem occurs again but for a shorter amount of time.

    Some other Games/Programs that this happens to are:
    -Battlefield 3
    -Battlefield Hardline
    -XPlane Flight Simulator
    -War Thunder(Launcher, i cant even get into the game)
    -Men Of War: Assault Squad
    -Some Downloaders/Installers(when using ftp, i think)

    Networking Games/Programs that it doesnt happen to are:
    -Internet Browsers(Chrome,IE)
    -Teamspeak 3
    -Visual Studio
    -Most Downloaders/Installers

    This problem only occurs on my PC and i have two other people in my house that have the same installation of windows 8 and are on the same network, who have never had this problem. I know the easy solution would be to reinstall windows but i dont want to have to do that and i have a problem with the windows key i bought and i wouldn't be able to activate it again(legally).

    Here is some information about my PC:

    I have been looking for solutions for the problem and what may be causing it for 3 weeks now and i cant find anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks, Kieran.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    is the anyone who can help?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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