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How to Fix It When Computer Freezes Randomly on Windows 10

How to Fix It When Computer Freezes Randomly on Windows 10

You’re working on an assignment or just browsing your PC. Suddenly, your PC freezes. If your computer is otherwise healthy, there’s a chance Windows 10 is the culprit.

This doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. You can check if there are other issues plaguing your PC. However, if it is, this article will go over several methods to resolve the issue.

Symptoms/Issue Overview

Crashing, random freezing, and overheating hardware are several issues that can result from updating your PC to Windows 10 after running versions of Windows 8.

Additionally, following the October 2017 Windows 10 update, crashes have become more frequent. Before you experience another frustrating freeze, try the following fixes below to remedy the issue.

Basic Fixes: Hardware

The easiest thing to do is to check if all your hardware is running properly, especially if you’re someone who uses a lot of peripherals (mice, keyboards, USBs, etc). If your PC is overheating or your parts are old, it’s best to start by checking your hardware.

Step 1: Unplug your mouse, keyboard, speakers, and any other hardware connected to your PC.

Step 2: Restart your PC and check if freezing is still an issue

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