Windows 10: Windows 10 freezes randomly

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  1. Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       20 Jan 2017 #821

    AaronN95 said: View Post
    Hello all, ....I do not know what corrective action to take and do not want to go through with a Windows downgrade if that is not for sure the issue (as I still may return the computer and will need it left with Windows 10)SOS
    Hi,
    I haven't had a freeze in almost one year. There are many things that you can try to stop lockups. I collected them into one free illustrated tutorial (updated in December 2016):
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  2.    21 Jan 2017 #822

    Now another pc which never froze before has started freezing after windows update..
    going to roll back 2 updates and turn off update all together. Only Solution i see from my end
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  3.    23 Jan 2017 #823

    I found the solution. My problem was a bad/faulty contact in my case. Ran the setup from outside of the case, no crash. For those with a desktop computer, it's worth a try.
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  4.    24 Jan 2017 #824

    location services


    It has been a while and the issue continues to exist. Will there ever be a patch to fix it once and forever? There are numerous reasons triggering this issue, just found out that one of the users also reported to have it fixed by Turning OFF location services (here)
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  5.    29 Jan 2017 #825

    Freeze to black screen...


    I'm not sure my issue is the same as this one. In my case, if I walk away from the PC for a few hours and leave it on, or if I put it to sleep (it wakes for some reason), when I come back to it, it is on, the screen is blank, and I get nothing, and have to hard shut down.

    Does this sound like same as others experiencing here? If so, I'll explore back through for some of the solutions.
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  6.    30 Jan 2017 #826

    56Kruiser said: View Post
    I'm not sure my issue is the same as this one. In my case, if I walk away from the PC for a few hours and leave it on, or if I put it to sleep (it wakes for some reason), when I come back to it, it is on, the screen is blank, and I get nothing, and have to hard shut down.

    Does this sound like same as others experiencing here? If so, I'll explore back through for some of the solutions.
    Yours seem to be well known issue with sleep mode and not HW related.
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  7.    17 Feb 2017 #827

    I would like to add a fix that applied to me. I have Win 10 upgraded on Win 7. I had previously gone through my browser cookies and blocked everything I could. I noticed that s.yimg kept popping up during some freezes.

    I went into cookies and re enabled it, and freezing is pretty much history. So it is possible a arrogant cookie is causing some of the problems. I hope this is of some help.

    I use Mozilla Sea Monkey.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 14393) (14393.rs1_release.161220-1747)
       20 Feb 2017 #828

    sorry for the bump, but did you solve your problem? did the system "come back" from the hanging after 5 min or so?
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  9.    4 Weeks Ago #829

    POSSIBLE SOLUTION:

    I think mine stopped freezing after I closed dropbox. I checked the event viewer and although I didn't see anything exactly on the time of the freezing, I saw a lot of repeating errors (in the ERROR section: "The DbxSvc Failed to connect to the
    driver: (-2147024894) The system cannot find the file specified.
    ) near that time (but after the freezing not before, yet I decided to check if it was dropbox [DbxSvc seems to be a dropbox service] as I don't know what is the process of the event logging of the computer).


    Maybe there is a compatibility issue of dropbox with windows 10 on some systems. I don't know who to blame though, dropbox, microsoft, or other. I just close dropbox when it's up with the system, didn't try anything else yet, and don't know how to really fix the problem.
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