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Computer Freezing and Requiring Restart from Power Button

  1. #1

    Posts : 44
    Windows 8.1

    Computer Freezing and Requiring Restart from Power Button

    Hello All,

    I was wondering if I could get some assistance regarding a freezing issue I'm encountering. I'm currently on Windows 8.1 and have noticed that when I leave my computer alone it will freeze completely, including the screen. I was having issues where I would put it into sleep mode only to find that it booted back up later on and froze. Then I added a screen saver instead of putting it to sleep and the issue persists.

    Any suggestions on what the possible causes may be? I've recently replaced the graphics card to a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti and I'm unsure if the problems started after that.

    Thanks for the help!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64

    Try going into Device Manager and deleting the card. Then reboot. Windows will detect the card and reinstall the same driver you deleted. This is a support trick that works quite often. If it does not work at least it has the virtue of being very low risk.
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