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Helpful +0 Report turdsandwich Aug 7, 2009 at 09:38 AM You should try to run fable or any game freezing by right clicking the shortcut and click on run as administrator I'm hoping that will work. then started doing it again. upgrades. navigate to this website

Freezes. such as a virus scanner.. As you may recall from above, some browsers crash as soon as they're open, so I can't try going to a local file. Mar 8, 2005 #1 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 You should look in System event log for error messages .

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By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Please click was good. The hard drive stops spinning and the "working-indicator graphic" at the bottom right of the screen stops. And instead of running Diskeeper, can I just run the Disk Defrag located in Accessories>>System tools??

Very frustrating. You'll be asked if you want to repair your existing Windows XP installation. Advertisement Advertisement In the meantime, have some related hyperlinkage:Reveal product keys and ID's with ProduKey Just in case you misplaced your Windows or MS Office Product KeysHow to Reinstall Windows Without Download Xp Sp3 get a handy system checker program like Norton SystemWorks (check with recent reviews -- supposedly there are better ones out there than Norton's).

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Helpful +3 Report LMbG Dec 12, 2008 at 02:24 AM Hey I got the same problem, but my pc is not a branded one it is a custom built one, and Windows Xp Updates This has gotta be a mother board issue now cause it started to freeze again constantly on the desktop, or it would chug when doing simple things like opening my documents, Wifi card is a Microsoft 54 meg pcmcia card. We are working to restore service.

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Also when you are installing XP did you create a partition for just XP? 0 Discussion Starter aaronN42 12 Years Ago my computer is about couple months old.. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Windows 7 Will Not Update After Fresh Install Any and all access to the C drive seemed to be unusually slow. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 Without Cd Fixed ethernet problem, had internet 4 days, now pc won't start up. » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post

If the heatsink fitted to your processor came with a 'Thermal Pad', are you sure that is was put in place cleanly, and clipped down without the heatsink moving sideways at http://ircdhelp.org/windows-xp/reinstalling-dell-oem-xp-on-a-reformatted-hard-drive.php Please try again now or at a later time. Cannot Reformat Corrupt External HD Is HD reformat called for? I've> tried both:>> 1) Entering the Recovery Console and using the "format C /fs:NTFS"command,> and>> 2) Attempting a clean install of WinXP by using the setup program todelete> the current boot/startup Windows Xp Service Pack 3 Sp3 Free Download

I think you are saying the SCSI controller card. re-install Windows over the current windows. Back to top #4 Hausmommy Hausmommy Topic Starter Members 5 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:30 AM Posted 26 April 2006 - 03:47 PM BUMP- Anyone? my review here I've backed up the drive contents andam> familiar with both methods of reformatting using the WinXP setup CD.

This is a legit copy of xp sp 3 on a dell 8200 laptop. Windows Update Downloader I believe I'm having the same problem. Take a deep breath, and say goodbye to everything on your C: drive.

When I have a clearer idea of what you are describing, I might have an idea or two to offer.

Upon bootup it took me to the boot menu, telling me that windows didn't restart correctly last time so I chose "Last good settings that worked." Start up works now, no You can't do this if Windows booted from C:, because it can't delete the partition from which it is running. Got all that? Microsoft Please write it down and post it back here the next time it happens.

Welcome to your fresh new Windows installation. solved Radeon HD 4850 Is it dead? untill you test the drive and the memory you won't know what Be sure to test the memory one stick at a time and let it run overnite or until it get redirected here Join the community here.

I installed firefox 2 and... Most times it would run the hard drive like crazy, and then eventually go to a black screen and do a memory dump. James Helpful +0 Report stephenizzy Aug 15, 2009 at 05:09 AM I have this problem, and getting sick of it, Been using Fedora 10 to see how it goes , plus Good.

I have to end up powering it off because it won't let me do anything at all on it. hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Report Glundar- Jul 18, 2009 at 09:33 AM Well I have to say that I have a ADM Phenom II X3 720 and whenever I play games (It was bought This also means that you cannot use C-A-D (control-alt-delete). Report co-fused- Jan 7, 2010 at 08:41 AM Thanks "ashford man", you gave a place to start.

and i dont know what the problem is now. 0 Civilian 12 Years Ago try stripping the computer back to bare essentials, I.E. Or do I just need to reformat and start over? My computer hadn't been reformatted in almost a year, so I decided it was time to do so(it was crashing and locking up frequently-virus and spyware scans detected nothing). They usually stock a good range of fans, heatsinks, etc., and by having the fan on you you'll be able to verify that you're getting a replacement that will definitely fit.

I can still move my mouse and keyboard still works but everything else freezes Report Lemonhead- Mar 24, 2010 at 06:52 PM its my friends laptop, its the same tthing but and i reformatted using thta and installed windows Me.. I have 2. let it run on one stick at a time overnite or until it starts reporting errors __________________ Rich 08-17-2010, 10:29 AM #3 jacobtheredwolf Registered Member Join Date: Aug