Windows® 7 Keeps Freezing
Why does Windows 7 keep freezing and how to solve tis problem?
Freezing is a problem with Windows 7 which you need to work out. The freezing issue might make your task in the system really irritating and slow. Your Windows 7 Operating System might be running beyond hardware specifications is one of the reasons for freezing of your system. You might not able to do many important tasks in your system due to this issue. Suddenly the programs in your system might stop and you become unable to run many applications like antivirus software, registry cleaners, Internet speed accelerators etc. in your system. Numerous programs running at one time might result in freezing of Windows 7 if the amount of RAM in your system might not able to handle large number of programs. Compatibility issues of drivers and software might also cause the problem of freezing. This is a very frustrating issue and lead to loss of data in your system.
Following are some of the reasons for the freezing of Windows 7 Operating System and tips to fix issues:
- Viruses and spywares
- Faulty installation of hardware
- Corrupted registry
Viruses and spyware
Viruses and spyware affect the performance of your system very badly. It limits the ability of your PC to do a task and results in the freezing of the Windows 7 Operating System. This might affect the important files and registry files cause slow down of the system. Browser highjacker comes under the category of spyware which installs in your system without your knowledge. Changes in the browser settings result in freezing. You need to use quality antivirus and antispyware program to remove the threat.
Fragmented hard drive
The freezing might occurs because of the fragmentation of files in the hard drive of the system. The files in the system might scattered in to bits and it might locate all over the hard drive of the system might result in a slow PC. This is a reason for the freezing and you need to perform defragmentation of the hard drive with the help of a built-in tool of Windows 7. For performing defragmentation, you need to open the computer and then go to properties by right-click once on C drive. Then you need to select the tools tab and select the option 'defragment now' and follow step by step instruction.
The master control center of your Windows 7 Operating System is the registry. The freezing of Windows 7 might be caused by the corrupted or overload registry. Viruses and Trojans might affect the registry of your system and lead to freezing. Thus, you need to use registry cleaner for removal of corrupted registry files from your registry.