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Computer freezes entirely while downloading a torrent

By DiabloGR
Dec 4, 2012
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  1. Hello everyone,

    Well the title says it all.This is a problem that occured a few days after I have installed Windows 7 (22 Octomber - installation, 8 November - the first freeze).I have searched throughout the internet but I still havent found a solution to my problem.I have searched the Event Viewer and everytime there is a freeze I saw that in the error section at the critical section of it there is a kernell error, but I dont know what it is. Also I have deleted some programms that I had installed the day before and the current day that the problem first appeared but there were no results.And lastly I have checked all the drivers and they are all up to date.

    I am sorry if my post is in the wrong section or there was already one stating the same problem.

    Thank you for your consideration
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Are there any yellow exclamation points in the device manager? Have you applied all the Windows 7 Updates including Service Pack 1 and all the optional updates?
     
  3. DiabloGR

    DiabloGR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hello,

    There are no yellow exclamations on device manager.
    I have installed all the important updates of windows 7 but there are quite a few optional updates that need to be done. Do you suggest that I should install them?

    Thank you for replying.

    PS
    There are 39 optional updates waiting to be downloaded and installed :p
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Yes, install all of these
     
  5. DiabloGR

    DiabloGR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hello again,

    I have installed some of the updates that were for updating windows but left some out because they were basically language packages and a bing desktop "update". So I will start downloading again and I will let you know.
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Okay, sounds good...
     
  7. DiabloGR

    DiabloGR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well the problem still hasn't been solved even by installing the updates. I tried to download a file using ╬╝Torrent and the pc froze once again.

    So any more ideas..?
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    What antivirus program are you using?
     
  9. DiabloGR

    DiabloGR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I am using Microsoft Security Essentials and an antiMalware Malwarebytes
     
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Try running Memtest86 to test the memory. Download the vrsion 4.20 .iso file and burn it to a CD or DVD. Boot the computer with this disk and let memtest run for at least 7 passes. Any errors mean trouble:
    http://www.memtest.org/
     

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