Programs freeze when I start typing

  nathank 23:28 02 Jun 2018

Hi, thanks in advance to anyone that can help.

Several of my applications on my Windows 10 PC seem to freeze right as I start to type something. This includes MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, as well as Spotify when I search for music. Even when I use the search function in the taskbar to look for something in my computer it freezes. Some applications seem to freeze only after a while, such as FL Studio.

Usually a window shows up telling me the program is not responding. I ran a windows defender virus scan and let it fix the threats it found, but nothing related to the problem. Hope anyone might know what it is.

Thanks for taking the time,


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:08 03 Jun 2018


Right click start - windows powershell (Admin) - type

sfc /scannow

press enter - let windows scan for and replace any missing or corrupt system files.

When its completed type exit to come out of powershell then

Start - Power - Restart (not shutdown)

see what the machine is like after the restart.

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