why does my computer keep freezing every few seconds

I have been have a very annoying problem for the past few months: my computer has "fits" where it freezes periodically every couple seconds. While it freezes, I can still move my mouse around, but applications go non-responsive. This is what my CPU usage looks like:
The laptop is a Thinkpad E530, it has a Core i5, 4GB of RAM, pretty standard. I am running Windows 7 x64. I have tried reformatting but the problem persists. I haven't found any offending programs using the Process Monitor, etc. and my CPU doesn't appear to be overheating (it stays at about 70C). Because its a laptop, I can't easily change parts out to see if its hardware related. I used a hard disk diagnostic utility and it appeared to be OK, as did my memory using MemTest. Is there something I'm missing? Is this computer just a lemon? I'm 100% out of ideas, please let me know if you can help. Thank you for the response guys. Well, After I performed the clean window install.


I haven't updated the windows nor installed any additional drivers. Hanging issued was developed a week earlier and I have performed windows installation twice since then to get rid of the problem as I mentioned in the earlier post. Here are the answer of question you asked. 1) Microsoft Windows Version 1607 (OS 14393. 0)Windows 10 HomeHere are the test results:Microsoft Windows [Version 10. 0. 14393](c) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:WINDOWSsystem32 sfc /scannowBeginning system scan. This process will take some time. Beginning verification phase of system scan. Verification 100% complete. Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations. C:WINDOWSsystem32 dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealthDeployment Image Servicing and Management toolVersion: 10. 0. 14393. 0Image Version: 10. 0. 14393. 0[==========================100. 0%==========================] The restore operation completed successfully.


The operation completed successfully. C:WINDOWSsystem32 chkdsk /scanThe type of the file system is NTFS. Volume label is OS. Stage 1: Examining basic file system structure. 576768 file records processed. File verification completed. 75049 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed. Stage 2: Examining file name linkage. 678354 index entries processed. Index verification completed. 0 unindexed files scanned. 0 unindexed files recovered to lost and found. Stage 3: Examining security descriptors. Security descriptor verification completed. 50794 data files processed. CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal. 36809176 USN bytes processed. Usn Journal verification completed. Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems. No further action is required. 450516991 KB total disk space. 28362700 KB in 160190 files. 172600 KB in 50795 indexes. 0 KB in bad sectors. 719583 KB in use by the system. 65536 KB occupied by the log file. 421262108 KB available on disk. 4096 bytes in each allocation unit. 112629247 total allocation units on disk. 105315527 allocation units available on disk.


C:WINDOWSsystem32 =========================================================================== =========== Well,I haven't notice any difference in the boot time or shutdown time after the evaluation. The freezing problem is still the same, I have also noticed one more thing that when freezing happens while watching the video not only video freezes but also make a buzzing sound until the laptop comes back from the freezing mode. I have read somewhere that frequent freezing problem is due to hard disk or hard disk is dying something like that. I have also attached the bsod log collector results. I am very New to this form so don't know much about it. Again, appreciate your help and looking forward to your reply. Best,

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