How to Fix Windows Freezing Problem?

Fix Windows Freezing Problem

Probably, you must be looking how to fix Windows freezing problem? or maybe, you are not able to move your mouse cursor and keyboard stopped responding to your commands.

Most common problem users find while using is COMPUTER FREEZING. Yes, it feels very annoying when you are doing some important work on your computer and suddenly it is frozen and due to, you are unable to do anything.

The computer is a part of our life now a day and very hard to live without Computer & Internet. Now days, Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 and Windows 10 are officially running. Most of the businesses are running and based on computer and internet.

Just for one day, if your computer or internet gets down, you can imagine what impact could happen in business. Not only for business; can’t even students, home users, etc think without computers.

To know how to fix freezing problem on your Windows computer, carefully read the points given below:

Boot Computer in SAFE MODE

If you are using Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7, Click here to know how you can boot your computer on the Advanced Boot Menu (Safe Mode)

If you are using Windows 8 or 10, Click here to boot your computer on the Advanced Boot Menu (Safe Mode)

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Resolve Freezing Issue of your Windows

What next when you are in Safe Mode?

Optimize your computer by deleting temporary, prefetch and unnecessary startups. Run Disk Defragment and Disk Cleanup.

[Read: How to Optimize Windows Computer?]


Once you are done with above steps, then restart your computer, it will run on Normal Mode automatically.

Once your computer comes back, need to do below tasks:

Uninstall Unused Software

Open Program & Features to remove unused software from the computer.

To open Program & feature list; press Win + R to open Run Dialog box and type appwiz.cpl and then click OK.

You will see the list of installed programs on your Windows computer. Look carefully and uninstall the program that you find suspicious or not recognized.

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Scan Computer with Malwarebytes

Now, you need a registered version of Malwarebytes Anti Malware to scan your computer.

[Read: How to Download Registered Version of Malwarebytes?]

Once downloaded, read the instructions and install it on your computer. Run a scan and remove identified malicious virus/files.

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Update Drivers of Your Computer

Final step is to update your device drivers. For that, you need to access device manager. To open “Device Manager” press “Win + R” to open Run Dialog box and type “devmgmt.msc”.

Now find Display adapters, Network adapters & Sound drivers. One by one right click and select update driver. (you must be connected to the internet)

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Finally, to get all the changes done properly, you just need to restart your computer one-time.

Once your computer will be back surely, the steps we have taken to fix freezing problem, should have resolved.

Your Windows PC is now enhanced and optimized and the performance of computer will be better.

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