Some users have reported while upgrading their windows Vista/7 or windows 8 to windows 10, then the windows 10 freezes randomly. Related to hardware and drivers, the windows 10 freezes as it were designed to run on original window.
In this tutorial, we will fix this problem through simple steps. Further follow this article and you will be able to fix this problem. Follow the below methods carefully in order to implement it.
Method # 1: Download and Run The Reimage Plus
You need to download and then run the reimage Plus application in order to scan for the corrupt and missing files. This application will detect the corrupt and missing files and will fix it for you.
Method # 2: Graphics/Video Drivers (Update it)
Step 1: Simultaneously press windows + X key and then choose “Device manager” .
Step 2: In device manager, locate the “Display adapter” option and then expand it.
Step 3: In display adapter, right click on your graphic card name and then choose “update driver” from the menu. Click on “Search automatically for updated driver software”. Follow the onscreen instructions.
Step 4: It will automatically update the drivers, if found.
Step 5: Also, update the audio driver as you have updated the video drivers.
Step 6: At last, restart your computer.
Method # 3: How To Reset Winsock Catalog
Step 1: Open the command prompt as administrator and then type the following command:
netsh winsock reset
Step 2: After that, reboot your computer and check.
Method # 4: Clean Boot your Computer
Step 1: Simultaneously press windows+R key to open run dialogue box and then type “msconfig” and press enter.
Step 2: In System configuration window, click on the “services” tab and check the option “hide all microsoft services” and then click in the button “Disable all”.
Step 3: At last, click on “Ok”. You will be asked to “Restart” your computer, select the option “restart later”.
Step 4: Press windows+R key and then type “msconfig” and press enter. In system configuration, click on the “start up” tab and then click on “open task manager”.
Step 5: In task manager, you will see the field called “Start-up impact”. In this field, disable all the application with high impact.
Step 6: Simply right click on it and then choose the “Disable” option. You can also enable it again by choosing the enable option.
Step 7: At last, restart your computer and you are done with clean boot your computer.
Method # 5: Increasing Virtual Memory
Step 1: Press windows+R key and then type “sysdm.cpl” and press enter to execute.
Step 2: Then follow the path Advanced->settings->Advanced changed. You will see the option “Automatically Manage paging file size for all drives”, check it. After that, click on “Custom Size” option and choose custom size. Here, you need to set initial size to 1000 and Maximum size to 8192. Simple click on “Ok” and restart your PC.
Method # 6: Uninstall The Incompatible Programs
Step 1: Below is the list of Programs, you need to uninstall:
- Acronis True Image (2015)
Method # 7: How To Turn Off Link State Power Management
Step 1: Turning off this feature will help to resolve freezing issue.
Step 2: Simultaneously press windows+R key and then type “powercfg.cpl” and press enter. Click on “Change Plan settings” for your “Active Plan”. After that, you will see “change advanced power settings”, click on it. Locate the option PCI Express->Link State Power management->settings. Click on the “settings” and choose the “Off” option.
Step 3: Now, Check the problem is solved or not.
Methods # 8: How To Turn Off Fast Startup:
Step 1: Press windows+X and then choose the “power options” from the menu.
Step 2: Then click on the option “choose what the power buttons do”.
Step 3: After that, click on “change settings that are currently unavailable”.
Step 4: Then, you will see the option “Turn on Fast Start-up (recommended)”, simply uncheck it to disable it.
Step 5: At last, click on “Save Changes”.
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Muhammad Tayyab is a long time contributor at Geekspie.com. Muhammad has years of experience writing about tech, including tutorials to resolve common problems users experience with Windows and Mac computers, iOS and and android devices, and software of all kinds. He can be reached through the contact us form.