Freezing of Windows® 7 Applications
The freezing of the applications in the Windows 7 Operating System makes your computing slow. The freezing of application in Windows 7 might occur due to various reasons. Sometimes your Windows 7 Operating System may not be able to run as per the its hardware specification and this might be a reason for the Windows 7 application freeze. It becomes very hard to do a task on your system due to this issue. The programs become stop and you could might not able to run applications like antivirus softwares, registry cleaners, Internet speed accelerators etc in your system. You could not even play Windows media player or any other software due to the freezing issue. Less amount of RAM might also cause freezing issue. The mouse and keyboard of your system might not work after the freezing issue and this problem is common for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems.
Following are the reasons for the freezing in Windows 7 Operating System and tips to solve the issue:
- Excessive use of system resources
- Registry issues
- Driver and software issues
Excessive use of system resources
For Windows 7 Operating System, minimum amount of memory requirement is 1GB RAM for 32 bit and 2GB RAM for 64 bit. The speed of the processor might be 1GHz or greater. The computer of the user might be loaded with a wide variety of programs and your system needs enough space or its storage. While you are operating multiple programs in your system, 1GB RAM might not be sufficient for the smooth running of various applications. This might result in freezing of the application in Windows 7. Thus, you need to remove unwanted programs during the system start up.
Issue with registry is another reason for the freezing of the application in Windows 7. The information related to the hardware, software and other user settings are stored in the registry of your system. Each and every program of your system is related with registry and problems with registry might affect the performance of your system. The cluttered or fragmented registry might badly affect the system performance might result in freezing.
Freezing in Windows 7 is also caused by corrupted, outdated or incompatible driver. You need to update motherboard of your system and drivers with a latest one. Some faulty drivers installed automatically along with Windows 7 may not be compatible with hard disk drivers. You need to replace the corrupted driver with a correct driver to get rid of freezing issue.
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