Then it doesn't freezes when it says "Windows is updating 1 of 2 and then it just freezes Help! I've had this problem before but last time it was merely fixed by cleaning the fan. The same problem of it shutting down still happened.Please tell me what may be the problem and how to rectify it Regards Harini A lot of people here concerned about CPU temperature – yes they DO get hot! Some people here seem to have almost rebuilt their computer to solve this shut-down problem!However, it has happened to me a number of times lately and here was my cause and my solutions: POSSIBLE CAUSE: I was running Advanced System Care, which apparently runs in the background and continuously scrubs the registry for junk files.
Is there anything else I can do that can fix my problem? Monitor(s) Displays Samsung S23B350 Screen Resolution 1920x1080 Mouse Wired Optical Case Antec GX300 Tower Cooling 3x Antec TRICOOL 120mm Fans Hard Drives San Disk 480 GB SSD, WD Green 2TB (SATA), 2x WD Green 3TB (SATA) Internet Speed DSL Antivirus Avast Browser Pale Moon (64 bit) Other Info 2015-12-10 Upgraded case, graphics card, storage 2015-08-15 Upgraded motherboard & RAM 2015-07-15 Upgraded LM17.1 to LM17.2 I recently attempted to clean my brother's computer after he aquired a virus from the torrent file program he uses. When I hit the power button and let it turn on normally, it gets to the Windows 7 boot splash screen and gets stuck there for about 20 minutes.SOLUTION: I ran CCleaner to clean up these junk files.My system shut down again this morning and I ran this cleaner utility and it found and deleted 55.3 Megabytes of junk files from the registry.If you could update your your Systems Specs (need more info) to include the CPU, Ram, number of drives, age of the computer, these specs would allow other members to get an idea of what your problem could be, thus giving you some good suggestions as to what you can do. My computer does not go past the "starting windows" logo on my computer. On top of that im not even able to do a system restore because of some type of error. System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion a4302f OS Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11 CPU AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 @ 3.0 Gbz Memory 12GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB, 2x2GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 4350 HD Graphics/Audio with 512MB Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio Monitor(s) Displays 1. Mitsublishi 40" HDTV, Hannspree 25" Screen Resolution 1. Also I don't think its an overheating problem as I left it alone overnight and this afternoon.