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falkenjeff
03-31-2015, 10:58 AM
The past 2 days I have had Windows randomly freeze twice (approximately 24 hours apart).

Ctrl+alt+delete didn't do anything. I had to hold down the power button until the machine turned off.

What could cause this, and how do I fix it? I have Windows Update disabled, so nothing in the operating system should have changed to cause this.

falkenjeff
04-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Hasn't happened again. Yet.

I wonder if Skype did it? (I don't usually leave it open, but I think it has been open both times it happened)

hmscott
04-02-2015, 10:16 PM
Hasn't happened again. Yet.

I wonder if Skype did it? (I don't usually leave it open, but I think it has been open both times it happened)

falkenjeff, if you need to run Skype, sandbox it so it can't take down your main host OS.

If you start Skype, or anything like that, in a VM, you can have better control through isolation, in a VM, Virtualbox or VMware player among other solutions.

Please come back and let us know what you work out :)