Resolve the issue when Dell® laptop with Windows® 7 freezes
What are the tips to resolve the freezing issue in Dell laptop with Windows 7?
Dell laptops are released in various versions and have proved their excellent performance. Dell laptop works very smoothly with Windows 7. Windows 7 is one of the best releases from Microsoft. It has various features including excellent security feature. This security feature would help to keep the system secure from latest viruses and malwares. There might arise various situations by which the Dell laptops with Windows 7 freezes. When the system freezes, you would be unable to use your keyboard and mouse. You might also encounter problem while trying to shut it down. There are many reasons for system freezes. This would be due to overheating of components, hardware conflicts, and hardware malfunctioning. It might also be due to virus attack. Regular update of antispyware on your system helps to keep it free from malicious files.
The following are the causes due to which Dell laptop with Windows 7 freezes randomly and tips to fix this issue:
- Display problems
- Driver conflicts
- Startup freezes
Your system might face freeze while you normally boot the system. This might be due to improper setting of your display. There might arise an error called “Signal Out Of Range” error. To solve this problem, you need to start your system in safe mode. For this you need to press the 'F8' key while your system boot up. In the Safe Mode you need to right-click on the 'Desktop' and then select 'Properties'. Now you need to select the 'Settings' tab and modify the configuration to the settings which your monitor and the display adapter support. This would help to solve this problem.
One of the other reasons when Dell laptop with Windows 7 freezes randomly is due to the driver conflicts. This might be due to incompatible hardware drivers, faulty or unsupported hardware and might be also due to conflicts between system resources are some of the causes of driver conflicts which might cause Windows freeze ups in Dell laptops. You need to go to 'Device Manager' and right-click on 'My Computer' icon and then select the 'Properties'. Now you need to select the 'Hardware' tab and select the 'Device Manager' button. In the coming window the problematic devices are displayed with a yellow triangle with a black exclamation mark. You can either uninstall or replace the faulty driver.
User would usually encounter system freeze in Dell laptops while starting up the system. Startup freezes are usually caused due of number of programs and processes that load automatically during the startup process. These programs would conflict with a newly installed hardware or software. You can usually resolve startup problems by stopping the unwanted programs from loading at the system startup. It is possible to view the contents of the startup folder by selecting 'Start' and then 'All Programs' and point to Startup. Then you need to right-click and delete all programs that you do not want to load at Windows 7 startup.
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