screen freeze

screen freeze

(1) To keep the screen on a mobile device from changing when accidentally tapped. See screen pinning.

(2) A computer-based device that has stopped. See abend.
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Another 15 minutes on and I find the online betting slip, click on the race I want and watch the entire screen freeze. It would have been quicker to walk to the bookies, engage an old man in conversation and get it all explained to me in real life.
Ensure you keep washer bottles topped up and avoid dangerous "screen freeze" by choosing a mixture rated to winter temperatures.
If true, it's a dramatic improvement from the system's first weeks, when frustrated buyers watched their computer screen freeze, the website crash and error messages multiply.
It will likewise reduce the inconvenience of screen freeze for in-flight announcements, often repeated in several languages, with the Notification Centre on the system dashboard offering the information.
For example, if bank tellers are bogged down by 'screen freeze' or glacial system response time when trying to up sell a customer new financial services they are not familiar with, the sales opportunity window could close at the point of contact.
If a handset's screen freezes, the battery should be removed and then reinserted before restarting the handset, the company said.
Dr Scobie said people become frustrated when things don't go according to plan or when the system crashes or the screen freezes.
The fault is causing screen freezes, unexpected restarts, and incorrect boot-up initiations, preventing the iPhone 8 from turning on properly.
The patch will fix issues like crashes, invisible walls, loading screen freezes and many more.
By the end of next month, he said, there will be many fewer signup problems such as computer screen freezes -- but he stopped short of saying problems will completely disappear.
That being said, I did notice slight stuttering and momentary screen freezes when switching apps.
Note: Do not worry if screen freezes when opening toolkit