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After unchecking them and restarting the computer, I tested for freezing and the freezes did not go away. It has to be saved to your desktop in order to use it. Join our site today to ask your question. You will be let to one or two screens, one of which which take you straight to the event viewer itself.

After the first startup, everything worked ok for a few minutes. And excuse me but what exactly is rivatuner supposed to tell me? Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s Could it be that i got SP2? https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic473108.html

Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes

But the computer still freezes even if the antenna wire isn't plugged in. firstly, thanks for the reply. 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. I had difficulty downloading and running dds (it runs...

If you buy a new PSU and it still doesn't work you can always take it back for a refund. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. I cleaned the pc recently, so no fans should have accumulated any dust since then. Thanks for letting us know.

Give us a break will you - if the MAC had to do half as much as the PC it would explode. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? clean the computer (if it's a desktop, open the box and clean out the dust -- you need to be careful of static and damaging chips, so make some inquiries about 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 hal.dll

I have no energy saving scheme in use. 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? Make use of Windows' "Maintenance Schedule Wizard" (in some versions it is called "Task Scheduler"). Abarbarian posted Jan 17, 2017 at 1:23 PM WCG Stats Tuesday 17 January 2017 WCG Stats posted Jan 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/Note 8....

Windows Xp Keeps Freezing

If >>you do, turn it off. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-computer-freezing-at-random-also-freezes-every-time-i-start-a-game.955697/ Then, after some very serious performence degradation and false positives, not resolved by uninstalling, reinsytalling, I switched to another. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Gr3iz replied Jan 17, 2017 at 9:51 PM Loading...

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 raringer Internet Explorer & Edge Forum 6 05-21-2012 12:27 PM virus removal help :smile::smile: thanks in advance for any help you can provide. I keep my >virus scanner updated (norton) and have no virus of any >kind. It >still locked up after it sat for awhile.

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 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve I thought > maybe the screen saver was doing it so I disabled it.

Is my hard drive too small? Thanks much. I'm not really stupid......

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Register now! If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Try testing your HDD with Seatools and see what happens. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? 10-27-2012, I don't get any error >>messages, the system just freezes.

Check on and install Windows OS updates by accessing Windows Update>Check for Updates>Install Updates[1] Many software programs will notify you of updates as they become available, but you can also search I also have AdAware and keep it updated as well and >have no spyware programs either. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing this? If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

I couldn't do that either. I reboot it, it works for a short time then goes blue again. Are there any other tests to confirm the PSU has failed before I replace it? Any help for this >problem?

gah ima get a laptop haha righty ill get going and keep you updated! Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better. Do a search to make sure you use it correctly. and you're correct, i am indeed not getting any error messages whatsoever, not on the startup nor the actual freeze.

sometimes on reinstall i can play games and so on without having the problem, ONLY UNTIL I REBOOT! Should I buy an external hard drive? I now use a free AV.I don't recommend "hijack this" to a novice user. Malke -- MS MVP - Windows Shell/User Elephant Boy Computers www.elephantboycomputers.com "Don't Panic!" Malke, May 31, 2004 #8 Guest Guest go to control panel administrative tools event views system information

Allow it to run through at least 7 "passes" for minimal confidence; 12-24 hours for moderate-maximum confidence or until it registers any errors.Thank you, the usb boot works for me and and its completely random and doesn't matter what I'm doing at the time. Would reformatting solve the problem or do I have any other options?