Random Freezing In XP Home
If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. I now have a Dell Inspiron 1501 onto which I reformatted/removed Vista and loaded my XP Pro along with 88+ MS upgrades. B. I AGREE WITH JOHNVAND.The question posted to try and help Jose to solve his problem not for Mac fan boys to come here and tell that the Mac does not have http://robotadv.com/windows-xp/random-freezing-xp-version.html
I killed the process and restarted it, for my problem this corrected the issue. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - cheap computers freeze! Would anyone know the problem and how to fix it? The only way out is to hard reboot.
Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes
If I dialup onto the internet. Immediately after the second clean startup--with no programs running--the computer automatically restarted. What can I do? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
It was a little dirty, but not overly so. I've had a similiar problem with Norton Internet Security and PCTools.I found that PCTools has a slight problem working and playingtogether with others.My symptom was the computer would reboot and then The system is scanned clean with Norton System Works, AD AWARE, SpyBot Search, Window Washer, etc. It goes blue screen and dumps physical memory randomly.
But I would start with replacing the hard disk and see if that helps.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Obvious answer not so obvious by Dale E Marcum Windows Xp Keeps Freezing Press the ESC key to reboot.In case of errors, isolate the problem module should you have more than one memory chip, by testing one chip at a time, in the slot SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. It came installed on my PC.
I have ADHD and I can just imagine what Windows would be like constantly switching from one task to the next, never starting or finishing anything properly. Then I ran Windows Defender and it found... For software issues - 1) scan with current antivirus ("current" means a version not earlier than 2002 but using updated virus definitions); 2) remove spyware with Spybot Search & Destroy (www.safer-networking.org) When you use the event viewer you should be given to links to sites that discuss possible reasons for the problem.
Windows Xp Keeps Freezing
upgrades. At first I thought it was Maleware, but after running Malwarebyte's my computer has not gotten any better. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes Home Built Win 8 PC Randoms Reboots Freezes and Restarts First Home Built Computer, Freezing randomly! What should I try next? 10-27-2012, 09:14 AM #4 mattpete Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2008 Posts: 39 OS: xp sp3 I was able to correct the
share|improve this answer answered Apr 15 '13 at 8:26 syss 22315 Thanks! http://robotadv.com/windows-xp/purchasing-windows-xp-home.html Obviously there is some program somewhere that is the culprit but since Windows just freezes up without warning how am I supposed to figure out what's causing it? Under disk drives is the following:-Generic USB CF Reader USB Device-Generic USB MS Reader USB Device-Generic USB SD Reader USB Device-Generic USB SM Reader USB Device-WDC WD3200JS-60PDB0 Back to top #6 I live in a tropical country so sometimes it's a bit hot here, but is that normal? –deathlock Apr 16 '13 at 2:44 Upvoted all answers for the clues
Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the Boot off of the newly created CD and run the short and long tests on the drive. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Do you mean the part where it states the percentage of pass? check over here What do you mean when you say your computer freezes?
I would decline an Inspiron as a gift...Dell's Lattitude line (designed for the 'business' user) is much better. Is it situated near the floor? Find those marked with a red stop sign, end running them or uninstall them directly.
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Internals get too hot and the CPU begins to act flakey, system freezes.For number 1 you can't really do anything about it. It's always cheaper on the net. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? 10-29-2012, 04:37 PM #12 I did this just about two days ago. I tried pushing >keys, clicking mouse buttons, Ctrl/Alt/Del..everything.
That is when the problems arose. Regards,Brooks Back to top #5 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:50 PM Posted 26 October 2012 - 02:37 PM How to determine your computer's hard so it works great until i reboot.. this content I did try the suggested clean boot.
Just a thought, try and see if there is anything online about your motherboard+ram ?!? 5ndr5 5ndr5, Oct 21, 2010 #7 gxu Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2010 Messages: 8 Spybot never catches what you want it to.