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Also consider removing any programs that you may have recently installed.Step 9Run your windows update to make sure everything is current. Is there anything else I can do?*I am currently attempting to see if my drivers need updating to check if that helps. It's just poor quality from the chip manfacturer (Intel/AMD)that the PC manufacturer failed to Identify. Hope this helps. http://bloggingsystemsblog.com/windows-xp/from-windows-xp.html

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Free drive space by tekyle2000 / December 6, 2008 8:16 AM PST In reply to: freezing issues So you're saying if my 1TB Please try the request again. If you find anything which isn't necessary, then disable it.One more thing which may cause problems is conflicts between programs, eg having 2 lots of antivirus software running simultaneously, or a An "off-lease" high quality PC is both cheaper and better than new "junk".

Windows Xp Keeps Freezing

Loading... system model: presario v6000(RG298UA#ABA) Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top germ-x Posts: 5310 This post has been reported. Also, for the hard drive one, I followed the link and downloaded Belarc advisor and everest because I didn't know the make and model of my hard drive, but I don't

Now, restart your computer. Sometimes the CPU manufacturer ship substandard CPU chips to the PC manufacturer that contain errors where these freezes can occur. Register now! You begin to notice that a click on the mouse could trigger a freeze.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp blue bands. Other than new memory, almost all other hardware problems will have to involve the manufacturer or MAJOR new parts (e.g. Up next Stop Your Computer Freezing - Advanced Method - Duration: 3:11.

I found myself fixing a forced shutdown by vacuuming out my notebook (a suggestion I found elsewhere). Any help and can give me? If memtest freezes up, then you KNOW it's a hardware problem and not a software problem (that is not an insignificant point). by LloydSchulz / December 5, 2008 3:44 PM PST In reply to: Freezes, Hangs, and Tilts on Your PC or Laptop I totally agree!!

Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp

Since the system case fan power off the motherboard does not work, I have a feeling other motherboard power could be failing. If either of these works, the computer is not REALLY locked up and it's almost certainly a software problem (fix: reinstall Windows). Windows Xp Keeps Freezing I am interested in what the cause of the freezing problem is, and live giving new life to the old machines, but didn't expect it to be this time consuming and Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes VirtualCowboy hi, try this click start type cmd enter on the command pop-up screen type sfc/scannow followed by enter ( you may need to insert your xp disk) if not power

Once again let your computer run for an extended period to see if you have fixed the problem.Step 8If the problem persists then you should start by removing your antivirus program. check over here Heat related issue. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - PC reboots randomly by stahu / December 8, 2008 3:38 AM PST In reply to: Laptop Freeze up I have an HP desktop What could it be? Chkdsk

This will give you a general idea of what programs are running into trouble. and so I had to do the Safe mode thing two more times. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases http://bloggingsystemsblog.com/windows-xp/free-windows-xp-help.html What works and what doesn't work at that point? 2. "Safe Mode" -- as far as I know -- cannot be launched from the windows desktop.

CPU overheating is a common problem in laptops. Working... I realized I do have a problem with the new 320GB drive (slave) not getting fully recognized, so I guess this motherboard only support up to 137GBs like my old Gateway.

I can guess at now that the thing has started freezing at the BIOS screen just after checking for IDE drives, I have no options left.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Did this only start happening AFTER you ran the recovery? is causing it. Have you ran any antivirus or antimalware scans?

get a handy system checker program like Norton SystemWorks (check with recent reviews -- supposedly there are better ones out there than Norton's). Sorry, I'm not too familiar with computers.EDIT: Nevermind, I think I understand what you meant by 7 passes now. Should I buy an external hard drive? http://bloggingsystemsblog.com/windows-xp/free-windows-xp-pro.html Sign in to make your opinion count.

Right before freezing, the cursor becomes huge and I can't click anything, and then a few minutes later the computer freezes. If not then you have determined that the problem is software related.Step 7If your PC has not frozen in safe mode then reboot into normal mode. This is a VERY difficult problem to diagnose because so many things can cause it. If the cursor is operational, use it to navigate.

I've emailed HP and Microsoft on this problem and their expedient reply is "go get it fixed by an authorized repair facility".