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  • Windows 8
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July 20, 2014 10:25:53 PM

Installed windows 8. 1 every web browser I try locks pc up to the point I have to reboot even seeing a youtube video for mabe even 10 min it just freezes then I cant even move mouse or hit task bar motherboard is a sabertooth fx990 ram 4 gigs gpu is gtx 750 Ti 600 psu ...programs installed are asus suite for temp oncpu n fans ....try updating drivers still same problem...please help....

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July 21, 2014 7:30:34 AM

Does this only happen with web browsers?

Also, if it's a brand new win 8.1 install, have you made sure all important windows updates are installed?

If it's yes to both of those, full AV/malware scan would be the best place to start
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July 21, 2014 7:41:30 AM

Only happens on web and youtube have scan with avast n malwarebytes both results come back clean ....all I have install is asus suite.. locking up happens 20 min to 25 then the whole pc locks cant even move mouse or anything
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July 21, 2014 7:49:04 AM

how about windows updates? up to date?

might be worth uninstalling/re-installing browser plugins (java/flash)
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July 21, 2014 8:42:25 AM

I went into firefox safe mode and it still lock up even if I try highlight something or see videos it lock up windows is updated will keep u updated
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