Desktop Freezing Issues in Windows® 7
Are you puzzled with desktop freezing issues in your Windows 7 based computer system?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. Windows 7 has become very popular in a very short time. Windows 7 is not only simple to use but also comes packed with many features, such as Windows Gadgets, Windows Aero, Windows Search, two-way firewall, etc. The desktop of Windows 7 is very different from previous Windows based operating systems. The advanced GUI (Graphical User Interface) makes this desktop exceptionally visually appealing. Windows 7 features the transparent look for taskbar, Aero-peek which enables users to view the status of an open application in a mini-window without having to maximize it. It has application pinning features for easy access and Jump Lists feature for quick access to common tasks. Like previous versions of Windows 7, even the wallpaper and the themes of the desktop can be changed to suit user needs. Nonetheless, you may face some issues with the use of Windows 7. This includes the desktop freeze. The desktop on your computer operating on Windows 7 may be freezing because of malware, issues with some of the desktop system files, registry related problems, user giving too many commands before system can respond, etc.
Following are some tips to solve desktop freeze problems in Windows 7 operating system:
- Remove malware
- Clean registry
- Operating system repair
Presence of malware within the system may be causing the desktop freeze issue on Windows 7. If you have copied some infected files on the desktop, they may be causing the issue. Malware are known to bring about this problem as they will be constantly running in the background using up critical system resources. This issue can be easily solved by removing the malware using an updated antivirus program.
All information regarding the working of the system is stored in the registry of Windows 7. As registry entries are created automatically, there may be clashes or conflicts within the registry of the system which will cause desktop to freeze. You are recommended to use good registry cleaning software, such as RegCure, which will clear off unwanted entries and clean up the registry. This will in turn solve the desktop freeze problem.
Operating system repair
If some of the system files associated with the functioning of the desktop get damaged or corrupted in any way, then the desktop may freeze when in use. You are suggested to check the integrity of the system file using the ‘sfc/ scannow’ command in the CMD. If any damage to system files is found, you must repair the operating system to solve the issue.
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