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In the meantime I suggest that you disable PCTools and launch it manually when you need it. I have noticed that although freezes can occur during any activity, it rarely occurred when I'm simply browsing the web or watching videos or just generally doing anything that doesn't require JR 4 answers Last reply Sep 24, 2012 More about computer freezes randomly tests completed PhilFrisbieSep 15, 2012, 7:45 AM What are you doing when it freezes?Do you have all Windows Nevertheless, if Windows XP freezes on startup or or shutdown is related with hardware failure, there is no software helps other than ask the help of computer repair service! check over here

Before doing anything, you need to provide the exact model number (from the label on the underside of laptop) so we can find any drivers you are likely to need. i have recently done a system recovery on my pc. and you're correct, i am indeed not getting any error messages whatsoever, not on the startup nor the actual freeze. attempting a reformat thinking the drive is fine, shows that it cannot be formatted due to an "Unknown" error.

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by JohnVand / December 6, 2008 3:30 AM PST In reply to: It very well is the McAffee program I figured if I read down far enough I'd find someone singing It is far from the last word, in my experience. So as I'm playing on randomly my game freezes up completely!!

HELP! Newly built gaming PC is freezing for some unknown reason Can't find your answer ? The problem prevails on both OS. It really saves a great number of time and money.

keep in mind im a total newbie at computers, so i probably need some explanations gxu, Oct 12, 2010 #1 Sponsor 5ndr5 Joined: May 25, 2010 Messages: 91 Hi Windows Xp Keeps Freezing Think the reason your install disk wouldn't run if it is an original install disk is because you already have XP loaded. I've been testing the freezes with this game and within 5-10 minutes of playing it, the freeze happens. thanks again guys gxu, Nov 2, 2010 #12 5ndr5 Joined: May 25, 2010 Messages: 91 Glad you got it sorted mate. 5ndr5 5ndr5, Nov 5, 2010 #13 Sponsor

Did this only start happening AFTER you ran the recovery? i took it into geeksquad and my roomate told me he had never seen that damage before. often shortly after the computer fully booted. Proprietary software and hardware has it's pros and cons.

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It tries to process all things all the time but, it's not the ADHD software we all seem to need. See how they are at startup and after playing game for 10 minutes. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? mellowtraxSep 24, 2010, 2:02 AM hey thanks guys for all the tips...i have done most of that stuff going to try the driver sweeper and reinstall and check the even viewermy

TFC will close all open application windows. 3.Double-click TFC.exe to run the program. 4.If prompted, click "Yes" to reboot. check my blog Ask a new question Read More Computers Power Down Windows XP Related Resources Computer is freezing randomly and completely, making a shutdown sound. perfect one day and failure to boot the next. thanks again gxu, Oct 21, 2010 #8 gxu Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2010 Messages: 8 found nothing about any known problems with my motherboard specifically however there seem to

In frustration, I was forced to re-load the operating system from scratch as I had no files or documents that I needed to save and the restore point didn't work. Idk why . BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. this content it might be a Windows process error by ktomaras / December 6, 2008 1:39 PM PST In reply to: It's windows It could be that a process that Windows is running

motherboard).If that passes (or even if it fails) ... So that sounds like a pretty common problem i guess. 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

Your graphics driver can crash and lock up the display.

xaltotunSep 22, 2010, 8:48 AM I think there are degrees of the freeze hard lock (get it?).Some are mild like stuttering, then it goes into 1 min lock ups that eventually This is not an easy answer. Please go to Solution Center and fix Windows XP issues under the guide step by step. All Rights Reserved.

Any ides WHY this is happening? Does control-Alt-Delete work? Back to top #15 Artrooks Artrooks Members 1,463 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New York Local time:12:03 AM Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:00 PM Looking for driver updates is best done http://allconverter.net/windows-xp/system-repair-windows-xp.html Do you mean the part where it states the percentage of pass?

It's got to be something else, but I don't know what. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. You can get the full version of Catalyst control center from here (version 10.9)http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon-xp-32.aspxIf that doesn't solve the issue, check the event viewer to see if it's logging errors (red X's).start-->run-->eventvwr.msc-->check Could it be that i got SP2?

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - HERE IS A STORY FOR THOSE WHO SAY MAC'S ARE TROUBLE FREE by GEO2003 / December 9, 2008 5:35 AM PST In reply Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. However, I don't really understand this part. Windows XP freezes on startup can be caused by many reasons.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dell laptop stps by harry2494 / November 21, 2008 11:08 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing Vista requires at leaast 2Gbytes of RAM memory. So i continued setting it up as usual after reinstalling the disk. It goes blue screen and dumps physical memory randomly.

Sure the cpu might get too much stress and just freeze the computer, but that still doesent explain why the computer ran near flawlessly until i rebooted the pc. (had the You can try turning off your security software to see if this helps, but always make sure you have scanned your computer for viruses before switching the antivirus program off, AND can cause a massive loss of data and personal time with the wife or spouse. The freezes only occur when I am actively doing something on the computer.