Quick Fix: Computer Freezes in Windows 10

Ivan Jenic
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Most Windows 7 and Windows 8 users have switched to Windows 10, but they aren’t pleased with it. One of the major problems that users have reported are constant Windows 10 freezes. This is a major problem since it can ruin your user experience, but don’t worry, there is a way to fix it.

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How to Fix Freezing Problem in Windows 10

Solution 1 – Check your graphic card / WiFi card drivers

Commonly these issues are related to driver incompatibility and it’s best that you check for latest drivers on manufacturer’s website. We have to mention that in certain cases older drivers work better, so if latest Windows 10 drivers don’t work, you might want to try Windows 8 drivers instead.

Solution 2 – Disable your graphic card / WiFi card

In certain cases these issues can be caused by incompatible graphic card or WiFi card, so maybe you should try disabling it. If you’re having integrated and dedicated graphic card you might want to try disabling your dedicated / integrated graphic card.

  1. Go to Device Manager. You can open it by typing Device Manager in the Search bar and choosing Device Manager from list of results.
  2. Now find Display adapters section and expand it.
  3. Find your dedicated / integrated graphic card, right click it and choose Disable from the menu.computer freezes windows 10

You can also do the similar process for disabling WiFi card if you’re using one.

In worst case scenario, you might want to try changing your graphic card or WiFi card because you current one might not be compatible with Windows 10. We have to warn you that replacing your graphic card or WiFi card will break your warranty, so you might want to take your computer to an official repair store.

Solution 3 – Remove Acronis True Image 2014 software

Many users have reported that removing Acronis True Image 2014 fixes freezing issues. Older versions of Acronis True Image aren’t compatible with Windows 10, so if you’re not using it, it might be best that you upgrade it to a newer version or to remove it completely.

Solution 4 – Update your BIOS

This is a bit complicated process and it’s different for every motherboard. This process could damage your computer permanently if not done properly, so if you don’t know how to do it please take your computer to official repair shop.

Windows 10 freezing issues can be quite frustrating but we hope that some of these solutions were helpful to you. We also covered how to fix Windows 10 freezes, how to deal with Windows 10 login freeze, and what to do when Windows 10 hangs on initial startup, so you might want to check those articles as well.

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