Resolving Windows® 7 Freeze/ Not Responding Issue
Is the Windows 7 operating system installed on your system freezing or not responding? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the best OS from Microsoft till date. This OS is a big change from conventional or older types of Windows-based operating systems as it comes with very large numbers of features and options. Windows Aero, Windows Defender, Windows Gadgets etc. are some of them. However, problems can even come up with the use of Windows 7. Problems include application corruption, blue screen errors, system freeze/ not responding issue, black screen errors etc. System freeze/ not responding issue with Windows 7 is very common and this problem might be because of a number of reasons. Malware infections within the system, problems with some of the system files, registry related problems, issues with some of the drivers installed on the system etc. are some of them. Windows 7 freeze/ not responding issue would cause users to lose data on which they were working on at the time of the problem coming up. The problem means that users would have to forcefully restart the system by holding down the power button. This is damaging to the internal components such as hard disks and the issue has to be resolved as quickly as possible.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to resolve Windows 7 freeze/ not responding issue:
- Clean registry
- Remove malware
- Repair/ restore OS
Windows 7 installed on your system has a registry. Registry is the place where all information regarding the working of the system are stored and accessed. Registry entries are created for every small activity done on the system and they might increase to large numbers over time. Crashes or conflicts between essential and obsolete registry entries can cause system to freeze up. Such problems can be resolved by cleaning the registry of your Windows 7 system using registry cleaning software such as RegCure.
Malware can cause system freeze/ not responding issue with Windows 7 installed on your computer. Malware change or modify the working characteristics of system files and cause such problems so that users would lose data. The system freeze up issue caused by malware can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program.
Damage to the system files of the Windows 7 can cause system freeze issue. This is because Windows would run into errors whenever the damaged files are invoked. In such cases, the problem can be only resolved by repairing the OS of the system using the default Windows 7 OS repair tool. Users can also try restoring the system to an earlier restore point if the problem has come up recently. This would get the system files working properly and solve the problems.
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