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[RESOLVED] A process that is being terminated stops responding in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 or Small Business Server 2011

You may find that when you try to terminate a process on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Small Business Server 2011 SBS 2011 that the termination process stops responding.  The main thread of the process becomes blocked and if you analyse the call stack of the process you will see that a thread … Continue Reading ››

Microsoft Windows may stop responding or respond very slowly when the .Net Framework 4 Optimization Service (Mscorsvw.exe) starts

The computer may stop responding or respond very slowly when the .Net Framework 4 Optimization Service (Mscorsvw.exe) starts. This issue effects the following operating systems: Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003, SBS 2003, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, SBS 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and SBS 2011 SP1. The … Continue Reading ››

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and SBS 2008 with Service Pack 2 – You may find that applications stop responding, delays occur during resume from standby and/or files may become corrupt when the computer goes to sleep/hibernate and/or poor AMD processor/chipset performance

A variety of issue exist post service pack 2 with Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Small Business Server 2008, a variety of hotfixes have been released since 2008 to address these issues but you only need to apply the latest to ensure that all subsequent issues are addressed.   You should only need to apply the … Continue Reading ››

Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Small Business Server 2011 is slow to respond or may stop responding for 10-20 seconds

If your Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 or Windows Small Business Server 2011 Service Pack 1, you utilise RAID and have more than 4GB of memory then you are likely to be affected by this issue.  It seems to impact those servers running memory hungry applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL … Continue Reading ››