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also ive reinstalled my OS like 3 - 4 times atleast. help please! installed windows 7 and updated bios thingies, runs like a clock! Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

I have no spyware, malware, or even underwear! Make sure your laptop gets plenty of ventiltion. All Rights Reserved. so it works great until i reboot..

Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes

Regards,Brooks Back to top #7 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:15 PM Posted 26 October 2012 - 04:44 PM Would there be another option to Teevo replied Jan 25, 2017 at 10:55 PM Angel's "Last Letter of the... The people there assisted me in removing a few items and declared the computer free of malware. would work.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - WIndows just freezes ... I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Windows XP with 2GB ram memory and 80GB hard disc and 40 percent free space. Windows XP randomly freezes or locks up --Submitted by waytron http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2917612#2917612 Windows XP freezing --Submitted by darrenforster99 http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2912443#2912443 Chances are you have hardware failure --Submitted by caskater4http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2912985#2912985 Dell has some online After pressing F2 and F10, the computer starts up normally.

Please help me with down to earth English. Successfully, i booted to XP, ran CHKDSK and it found no errors???so i probed further.... Solved: Computer freezing at random, also freezes every time i start a game. Try using a usb cooler under your 1501.

I have dealt with these issues all of time. 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 All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Most, but not all of the OEM or motherboard sites, list drivers, either original install or updates and they frequently include a chipset driver.

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Windows Xp Keeps Freezing

You MUST get ZERO errors. 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 Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes While I prefer the Western Digital Dos CD, you can try the Windows version:Run Western Digital Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows:Follow this link, arrow down, and click the "Download" button to download 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

Some are logged under the system logs, and some under applications. So I took the drive into bestbuy-my roomate works there- and he ran diagnostics. It is incredibly easy to solve the issue if it is software or memory related issue. what version wmp is it?what is the memory size of the wmp when chrome starts freezing up? (use taskmanager to check)what about CPU usage?

I restart it every few months (if I remember) and it just runs. Software problem in the BIOS.3. Where do I find the System event log? after sitting for a week without power, she booted fine and showed no signs of failure, BUT IT HAD NOT WRITTEN TO THE PART OF THE DISC WITH WITH BLACK LINE

For incompatible software, you can stop it by accessing Event Viewer Window. they concluded that the corruption was in fact from a faulty driver installation that accessed the wrong sector of the disk in use.Also my drive was very badly overheated from literally I thought it was hardware but evidently not.

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BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Both fans worked. Are there any tools or clue about how to fix Windows XP freezes issues? 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

everything went well with that but now my pc freezes randomly and idont understand why. gah ima get a laptop haha righty ill get going and keep you updated! I would never trust it or Prime95 to test my system stability as I've passed such things with no errors for 24 hours and yet have had freezes in games, even They said the hard drive was going bad.

does anyone know why my laptop keeps freezing. It's always difficult to get a sense of how widespread such problems are from tracking message board posts--and every computer ever made has had problems--but the volume of such complaints regarding Without notice, while running programs or simply surfing the Internet, it sometimes just stops, it doesn?t turn off, it just freezes and becomes motionless, and there is no way I can After unchecking them and restarting the computer, I tested for freezing and the freezes did not go away.

its definitely worth a shot especially since formatting software is mostly free and very simple to burn to a CD and run pre-system boot in order to wipe the disk for Spyware can really slow a system down and freeze it up. From what I've experienced so far, it hasn't occurred in safe mode, but I only ever stay in safe mode for about 5 minutes or so, so I'm not sure if The only change to new software has been that I've got a new Wireless Internet connection now.

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Windows XP: Freezes randomly way toomuch ByKirei Blossom Mar 8, 2005 Hi, During the past month, my computer keeps freezing way way it was installing .NET framework and some other updates when this occured. Back to top #12 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:15 PM Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:53 PM Ok, I did the memtest and got past Any standard ATX PSU would work.

After reformatting I only installed the following: MS office, malwarebytes, avast antivirus, msn messenger, firefox, google chrome, and an online game. These can be cleaned but the procedure varies by model (this happens on desktops also but it's more obvious and easier to deal with). A freeze could also be the result of overheating. We can say that our system suffered no ill effects from temporarily disabling all of the listed processes, and the program quickly started them again when we switched back to normal

is "missing or corrupt." Can you help me re-install a copy of this file? Proprietary software and hardware has it's pros and cons.