Digital Spy

Search Digital Spy
 

DS Forums

 
 

PC Crashes When Using Forums


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 23-08-2013, 19:23
reglip
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,619

Title says it all really. I am running Windows 7 64bit. If someone who replies feels it necessary I'll list my hardware. My PC freezes up when using forums. It doesnt happen so often on this forum although it used to be the case that typing a reply would freeze it but I have typed this with no problems. The forum that I get a guaranteed crash is IMDB in particular when I highlight text. That will always freeze although if I browse long enough it will freeze also.

This has been happening for a long time. If I look into event viewer it just says something like unscheduled restart.

Has anyone got any ideas what may be causing it because I really dont want to reinstall windows again.

I should also mention that I have recently installed windows, the crashes have been consistent from the beginning and I have all updates.

Thanks to anyone replying
reglip is offline   Reply With Quote
Please sign in or register to remove this advertisement.
Old 23-08-2013, 21:38
LION8TIGER
Forum Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 7,305
If it is only happening on the internet, Have you tried a different browser ?
LION8TIGER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-08-2013, 22:13
AidanLunn
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,403
Does it blue screen?

If so, would you be able to note down the text in the middle of the screen and then post it here? That code tells us what is wrong with the computer.

Also why did you need to reinstall Windows again? The two problems could be related . . .
AidanLunn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-08-2013, 00:45
alias alias
Forum Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Firefox♂
Posts: 7,043
The was a time when IMDB would always Crash my Firefox browser and i heard the same from others on forums. it may even have crashed my pc as well.
alias alias is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-08-2013, 00:59
Thine Wonk
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 10,169
Precise errors from the event viewer help more than "says something about restarts".

When a surgeon needs to decide whether to do a liver transplant and looks at the diagnosis information, he doesn't say it "says something about clots".

Details are important if you want to actually fix your technical problem! What happens when it crashes, does it blue screen, does it freeze etc..
Thine Wonk is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 22:54.