Internet Freezes in Windows® 7
What are the reasons behind freezing of Internet in Windows 7 and how to fix such issue?
Freezing of Internet connection is a common problem. The freezing might be caused by number of things. It might result in the wasting of time and money of users. Freezing or hanging of Internet during surfing is a great disturbance and users might lose their continuity in their work. Outdated drivers might cause freezing of Internet connection in their Windows 7 Operating System. Utility programs added to your browser to make your online experience better might lead to freezing of Internet connection. The overloading of temporary Internet file folder is another reason for freezing. You need to allocate enough memory space for the temporary Internet files. Using of outdated browser causes freezing of internet and thus, you need to upgrade the browser to the latest version. Internet security problem might also cause hanging of Internet connection.
Following points give users an idea about the hanging or freezing of Internet in Windows 7 Operating System:
- Registry problems
- Buffering issues
- Driver and browser problems
The corruption of the registry keys, classes and settings might result in appearing of error messages in your window. All the settings of your system is stored in the registry. More the PC used, more registry get complicated. Corrupted information in the registry result in Windows unable to know what to do. This results in the freezing of the system including the Internet connection. You need to clean the registry for solving this issue. Thus, it is good to use a registry cleaner for cleaning the system registry.
During running of an application, the Internet connection freezes in your computer due to lack of memory. The system freezes as a response to the deficiency of memory. This is termed as memory hog and it is technically called 'index.dat'. This problem blocks the websites that are browsed by the users' results in the hanging of Internet connection. You could solve this issue by using a Windows XP disc which takes cares of reformatting of PC. You need to keep backup of data before formatting because formatting causes the deletion of files in your system.
Freezing of Internet connection in your Windows 7 Operating System will be caused by the corrupted, outdated or incompatible driver. It is important to update motherboard of your system and drivers with a latest one. You need to replace the corrupted driver to get rid of freezing issue with net connection. You also need to use latest browser for a comfortable browsing experience. Outdated browser might also cause the hanging of Internet connection.
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