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Well the new drivers installed and I am playing the same file and so far no freezes yet!
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Not being funny - but could it be that your home internet is just faster than the college/library? If its streaming media you are downloading, it may just be that the college/library is being shared by more people, resulting in a much lower download speed. Another thing to check is your flash player too, it may be needing updated. (And I know on my own machine some versions were crashing in chrome)

Just a couple of ideas to check out smile.gif
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Originally Posted by latelesley View Post

Not being funny - but could it be that your home internet is just faster than the college/library? If its streaming media you are downloading, it may just be that the college/library is being shared by more people, resulting in a much lower download speed. Another thing to check is your flash player too, it may be needing updated. (And I know on my own machine some versions were crashing in chrome)
Just a couple of ideas to check out smile.gif

That wouldn't cause it to freeze/lock-up.

I would say to save all your data and reinstall Windows 7. It gets bogged down at times and a frequent refresh of the OS is recommended.
     
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That wouldn't cause it to freeze/lock-up.
I would say to save all your data and reinstall Windows 7. It gets bogged down at times and a frequent refresh of the OS is recommended.

I plan on doing that when the semester is over....3 more weeks!!
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Did the computer crash any more after the driver update?
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