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Big .Exe Files Freezes


ant654

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Every time i go to open a big .exe file on windows vista the browser its in freezes and dont do nothing, these are mainly to install programs not to open programs, anyone got nay suggestions?

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mooly

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Maybe your security or firewall is blocking them.
Does it recover on it's own... how do you "unfreeze it".

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ant654

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To unfreeze it i have to open windows task manager to close the browser otherwise it just stays frozen for ages

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SirMetal

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If your PC's Hard Drive is Fragmented, it will take a while to open the .exe because it has to scour the Hard Drive for the right pieces of information. Try Defragging.

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ant654

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Ty i will try this as my hard drive is fragmented so it might work :)

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