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Learn why video freezes on Windows® 7
What are the reasons due to which video freezes on Windows 7? Get tips to fix it
While you are watching a video in your Windows 7 computer, it might freeze frequently. The video freeze on Windows 7 is due to various reasons. If the video file that you are playing is corrupted, the video will freeze. If the installed software for viewing video is out-of-date, then also the video frame will freeze. The pop up blockers in your computer will also prevent the video from running properly. So you have to use the latest software for playing the video and you need to disable the pop up blocker by changing its settings. If the system contains malicious viruses, then the whole system will freeze. So you need to use better antivirus software to remove all the viruses from your system. You may also use a registry cleaner to remove the errors from the registry.
The points below would give you information for fixing video freezing on Windows 7:
- Fix it Solution
- Update drivers
- Some tips to fix this problem
Fix it Solution
Microsoft has provided a Fix it Solution. It will identify and diagnose the problems automatically which may cause the Windows video problems. The Windows allows you to view the digital audio and video streams in Windows. It will fix the Windows 7 crashes and freezing problem while you are playing the videos. The troubleshooting services in the Microsoft will scan the system and detects the problems and the root cause of the issue. It will disable the codec’s automatically which that causes the Windows 7 problems. If the problem is not fixed, it offers additional resources to fix the issue. You can easily download it from the Microsoft website. Once you have download and installed it, this will solve all your video freezing issues in your computer.
Sometimes the videos may freeze on Windows 7 due to driver problems. If you are using the earlier versions of driver softwares, then the video will not play or will freeze frequently. So you need to use the latest drivers in your system for video, sound, modem etc. You can download the appropriate drivers from the Internet and use it on your system. Also update the drivers regularly and updating will provide all the new features to your computer.
Watch videos at off peak time. This would reduce the chance of video freeze. While watching videos, minimize the number of programs running on the computer. Add a high capacity RAM to your computer, so that you can handle heavy programs without any problem. Clean the temporary files, cookies, browsers cache etc regularly. Cleaning the Windows registry may also reduce such issues.