Learn to fix Windows® 7 black screen freeze issue
Is your Windows 7 system freezing frequently and resulting in black screen error? Find out how to solve the problem
Windows based operating systems are extremely popular with all kinds of users. This includes the latest Windows 7 OS. The popularity of Windows 7 can be attributed to its simplicity and ease of use. Windows 7 also has many advanced features such as two-way firewall, Windows Aero, Windows Defender, Windows Gadgets etc. Even though the OS is extremely user friendly, there are some issues that might come up when it is in use. System freeze issues are common and this problem can even come up with Windows 7. System freeze issue on Windows 7 also includes system freezing and then resulting in black screen. Black screen errors are known to come up because of registry related issues. The system freezing with black screen issue would mean that users would have to forcefully restart the system which would result in loss of data. Restarting this way would also damage the sensitive internal components on the system such as hard disks and processors. The system freeze with black screen problem might be due to several reasons such as corruption of registry, virus infections within the system, problems with the drivers installed on the system etc.
The following details mentioned below give users more information regarding tips to resolve system freeze with black screen error in Windows 7:
- Clean registry
- Run antivirus program
- Check drivers
Registry of your Windows 7 system is the database where configuration settings and options for the functioning of the system are stored and the data is accessed as and when required. Registry entries are created automatically in Windows 7 and they can develop problems. Issues within the registry on Windows 7 can cause system freeze with black screen problem. Registry causes system freeze and subsequent issues can be fixed by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
Run antivirus program
Malware infections within Windows 7 OS can also cause system freeze with black screen problem. Malware infections cause such problems by infecting important registry entries and modifying them. Executing the antivirus program installed on the system and removing all of the malwares would resolve the problem to get the system work properly.
Driver related problems (such as graphics drivers) might also cause system freeze with black screen problems. Windows 7 users facing system freeze with black screen problems are advised to check the drivers installed on the system using the device manager. If the drivers are found at fault (incompatible/ illegitimate/ outdated), then replacing them with proper ones would solve the issue.
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