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Game Freeze with Windows 10, How to Fix

Dec. 04, 2015 05:24 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to Windows Bootup Tips
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Windows 10 – Games Freeze Randomly Few Seconds

“I’ve been playing dota2 for a long time in the same PC. Yesterday u updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10. After doing that, I enter dota and after 3 or 4 minutes in the menu the game just freezes. Music is still playing but the image just freeze and I can’t do anything but kill it from the task manager. Any ideas what it could be?”

Windows 10 game freeze is happen in high-frequency. It is frustrating when you experience this while playing games on your Windows 10 PC. The solutions on this page may be helpful during your gameplay.

Solution 1: Exit and Restart the Game

Sometimes a game can freeze or stop responding because of a temporary. If you gets luck, you can fix it by exiting and restarting the game.
If your game is crashing or not responding during start-up, skip this solution.

Solution 2: Restart Your Computer

Restarting your Windows 10 device resets anything running in the memory that can cause the game to freeze or stop responding. To restart your Windows 10 device, do as the following steps:

Once your computer restarts, you open the same game and then it will go back to normal.

Solution 3: Repair or Reinstall the Game

Occasionally, game files become corrupted or altered if you have malware or are running a game modification on your device. If your game is freezing or not responding, uninstalling and reinstalling it will remove and replace the files that run the game.

Solution 4: Perform Clean Boot

Placing your system in Clean Boot state helps in identifying if any third party applications or startup items are causing the issue. Check this issue in clean boot state.

Note: After clean boot troubleshooting step, return your computer to Normal startup mode

Solution 5: Run System File Checker (SFC) Scan

Try to run a System File Checker (SFC) scan to check for any file corruption. SFC scan will scan for corrupt system files on the computer and repair them.

Solution 6: Sign in As a New User

You may check the same issue with the new user account.
Try these steps to create a new user account and check if it fixes the issue. Refer to the steps below to create a new User Account:

That’s all for some solutions for game freeze with Windows 10. For Windows 10 users, you may also like: Windows 10 crashes on login/after sleep, how to fix.

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