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Diagnostic why a fresh installation keeps freezing up for no reason

Diagnostic why a fresh installation keeps freezing up for no reason

I've built a new computer and installed a new copy of Windows 7. Although this desktop is way superior than the previous one in terms of hardware specs, the OS just completely freezes for about 15-30 seconds every few minutes, then the hard drive kicks in (I hear it working) and everything back to normal.

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"As it is a new machine, just to rule it out, I would start by doing a memory test using memtest86+.

If problems - change memory, if not read on!

If the system is brand new and you do not have a lot on it, I would try reinstalling without Truecrypt just to rule it out and if everything is fine, do it again with Truecrypt just to rule it out.

After this, if you are still having problems, check all your components for damage and make sure that they are connected properly."