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Back to top #5 acklan acklan Bleepin' cat's meow Members 8,529 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Baton Rouge, La. it didn't work though :( Comments Sorted by: Highest Rated Oldest First Newest First Log in to rate comments or to post a comment. Idaho, USA Local time:08:30 PM Posted 05 March 2006 - 08:03 PM Actually, I was referring to the amount of memory, but the condition of it is certainly an important consideration Could this be the product or cause of what is happening. check over here

If yes it's most certainly a CPU problem. Any thoughts?It seems to be better than it was but not back to normal. Again, many thanks for your help. 06-17-2011, 12:37 PM #5 Daifne TSF - Enthusiast Join Date: Mar 2011 Location: Milwaukee WI Posts: 1,835 OS: Win7 SP1/Ubuntu/OS X Again, by looking at various Forums on the Web, I then used "xPUD" to replace "services.exe" under "C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe" with a clean version I had extracted from "WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe". http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/computer-freezing-when-doing-certain-tasks-581059.html

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Choose to End Program.       Step 7: If you do these steps and your computer continues to be frozen and won’t respond or you try to do Ctrl, Alt and Delete and still nothing I took out the ram one by one and tested the system and the same thing happens.My most likely guess is that the power supply is failing, and this is just Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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It was working fine before I left for the cottage. But as I had mentioned, I had one that was doing what you described and it just got worse until it quit!And when I did the last reboot it wouldn't reboot With it removed, your computer will have less tendency to freeze on basic tasks and will generally run smoother. Task Manager Unresponsive Windows 10 Switch to Mobile Version Sections System Builds Build Guides Completed Builds Individual Parts PCPP Forums Price Drops Price Trends PCPP Blog PCPP About Contact & Imprint Terms of Service Privacy Policy

After approximately 10 seconds, the revolving doughnut also stopped. Task Manager Not Responding Windows 7 If yes it's most certainly a CPU problem. Last night, this happened about 5 times in 15 minutes. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/46873-63-unresponsive-freezing-windows-open-task-manager-close-windows If this is the case, you should try to transfer your data to the XP disk before you lose it, whilst running Win 7.

Opening a Windows "Search Results" (Win key+F) & entering "*.tmp" [without the quotes] in the "All or part of the file name:" box & then clicking on "Search" (with, under "More What Is The Easiest Way To Solve The Problem Of An Unsuccessful Software Update PLEASE WOULD YOU HELP ME TO SOLVE THIS MOST FRUSTRATING PROBLEM! I’ve done my best to let you know of some of the most common reasons why a computer may freeze, but without being able to actually investigate in person, it’s impossible Local time:06:30 PM Posted 05 March 2006 - 12:24 PM The free verison is still available, it is just not supported.

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When the freezing occurs it would be randomly from 5 minutes to an hour and a half. http://www.liutilities.com/articles/why-does-computer-freeze-up/ They said they didn't find any unsafe or unclean files that needed to be erased, nor did Norton or Windows Defender. Task Manager Freezes Windows 10 Reply to webworkings m 0 l Hassene October 28, 2016 12:10:27 PM Thank you again for your answer. Why Is My Computer Freezing Windows 10 It started doing this from day one of instaling windows which leads me to believe it's a hardware issue.I did a clean startup as per this guide: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/black-screen-after-you-press-ctrlaltdelete-for/1f0de23b-ea0e-4af7-b05d-9b2e6acdbcc5but to no avail.I

If the usage goes to 0% when your PC freezes it may be a faulty CPU. When the computer dialogue box opens up, right click on the C: and choose properties from the menu.     Step 4: Click on Disk Cleanup in the next window, the Calgirl Resolved HJT Threads 198 05-23-2011 07:01 AM Help! Best Diet and Nutrition Apps Best Kindles of 2017 How to Set Up Your Wi-Fi Extender for the Best Signal Tom’s guide in the world Germany France Italy Ireland UK About Computer Froze Ctrl Alt Del Doesn't Work

Anyway, long story short, I fixed it by reinstalling windows. I run virus and malware scans frequently using Comodo. Anyone you know that has had previous systems and just hasn't disposed of the disks? It's a hassle but it would clear things out.

Does the same thing happen in Safe Mode? 06-17-2011, 12:55 PM #6 King Rat Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2011 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 8 OS: Microsoft XP Task Manager Won't End Process Tried switching to High performance mode and deactivated hard drive APM to enable maximum HDD performance but in vain. After a few seconds, the computer "freezes" & will not respond to keyboard or mouse.

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My mums PC is infected Hi Everyone :wave: Just having some issues with my mums PC. This morning I uninstalled the AVG and put Avira free as I believe it is much better :) I have also run scans with MBAM and the first one showed 2 I am not new to computers but can you possibly explain the easiest way to move all my data to the new drive, remove xp because I do not use it Computer Hang Problem Solution Unless you did them personally, and no problems happened after, you may wish to revert them back to the default BIOS settings.

I have no idea. As your computer restarts, press F8 (possibly a few times) to enter "Safe Mode" a. If not, updating your BIOS again should be the first thing on your list. thanks.My xp drive is only 200 gigs and I have at least double that if not triple that I would need to backup if it was a hard drive failure.

While the reasons are numbered, there are quite a few common problems that are generally the root cause of many computer mishaps that I’ll cover in this article. solved 4 Year old Gaming computer freezes randomly, just started doing this with no changes or viruses. The defragmentation program is located in different places on each Windows operating system, so check online for where yours is located. It's a hassle but it would clear things out.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I cannot ctrl+alt+del at all and the only way to actually get the computer working again is through a manual reset through the reset button on the chassis. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows Press the "F6" key to Enable "Safe Mode" with Command Prompt. (In "Safe Mode" with "Command Prompt" starts Windows in Safe Mode, with a Command Prompt window instead of the Windows

Idaho, USA Local time:08:30 PM Posted 06 March 2006 - 12:05 AM That's odd - I've got version 2.20 and another earlier version 2.01 - at least that's what they look You may have to use someone else's computer to download and burn Memtest86.

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