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Click here to Register a free account now! In general the most recent software versions run the smoothest. I replaced the failed drive with one from Ebay identical in every way. 80GB TravelStar IDE DISK. However, I don't really understand this part. http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-randomly-hangs-detailed-post.php

Have yet to figure out what in the world it can be. It CAN defragment a drive with only 1% free space, it will only take more time for the job to finish. This is easy to do and quick and is a good candidate for a possible cause. For example, insufficient memory, program incompatible, virus or malware, corrupted file system, and so on. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/

Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes

Run both Quick and Extended tests.A Fail is either test should make you suspect a failing hard drive.Okay, I've just finished running both the quick and extended tests and both have Home About wikiHow Jobs Terms of Use RSS Site map Log In Mobile view All text shared under a Creative Commons License. by PJWomble / November 21, 2008 11:04 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing this? Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

See What is CTFMon.exe and why is it running. motherboard).If that passes (or even if it fails) ... there were score marks on the edge of the disk and solid burn marks on the arm from heat and friction between the case and the rubber buffers that secure the aford10Sep 21, 2010, 11:35 PM xaltotun said: eventvwr.msc never shows freezes like that; it shows BSODs.

I only use it really to check my emails to make sure I don't pass it on to a PC recipient.Could be driver issues. Windows Xp Keeps Freezing There are no error screens or anything, the computer just freezes in place. flavallee replied Jan 16, 2017 at 11:39 PM Windows Vista just updated but... Homepage I would like to provide more information if I can, but I am not sure what information would be relevant.

Download Pre-compiled EXE file for USB key (Win XP, Vista, Win 7), unzip file, plug in USB Flash drive, and run "Memtest86+ USB Installer.exe." Set computer to boot from USB drive Get the answer kmahoSep 17, 2010, 12:40 AM Still occurring for me after re-installing the latest video card drivers for my 8800 GTS. Windows XP freezes on startup can be caused by many reasons. flavallee replied Jan 16, 2017 at 11:29 PM GPU voltage.

Windows Xp Keeps Freezing

Run both Quick and Extended tests.A Fail is either test should make you suspect a failing hard drive. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/251273-45-freezing-unknown-reasons 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 Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes xaltotunSep 21, 2010, 5:41 PM mellowtrax said: STATS:GIgabyte motherboard1000wat power supplyQ9550 CoreATI HD5770WD VelociraptorG. Windows Xp Hangs Have u ever cleaned inside your PC ?

because it was failing on a VERY predictable basis.***** PLEASE NOTE****** I INITIALLY THOUGHT I WAS OVERHEATING WHICH CAUSES AN AMD SYSTEM TO LOCK-UP AND FAIL NO QUESTIONS ASKED. have a peek at these guys As we have none of the three at hand, we can't tell you. thanks for the replies! 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

It is far from the last word, in my experience. Access the visual effects settings through Control Panel>Performance Information and Tools>Adjust Visual Effects. 5 Uninstall any applications you no longer need. a little update though, i checked my log, and it turned out i got the "nvidia infinite loop error" i got 2 new RAM memories and a new case with alot check over here Run the program, you will see the interface as below.

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 Hope this is what your looking for. 1.Download TFC to your desktop, or other location. 2.Save any unsaved work. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

and perhaps the origin of the error is my graphics card that doesent work well with the motherboard or something.

Proprietary software and hardware has it's pros and cons. xaltotunSep 22, 2010, 3:07 AM The Event Viewer never shows hard locks aka freezes. I reboot it, it works for a short time then goes blue again. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Laptop Freeze up by Roger Panning / December 8, 2008 7:55 AM PST In reply to: Laptop Freeze up I have a HP

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 followed the guide but could not fix the problem. Luckily, there are other options for you. http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/xp-freezing-crashing.php Ask !

Mac related issues with Hardware. So as I'm playing on randomly my game freezes up completely!! Please try the request again. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - remove junk files and spyware by generalgozz / November 21, 2008 10:40 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes,

Once you start getting under 50% of capacity, you can have issues.Also, I would go to windowsupdate.com or Dell's web site and make sure you have every current update for Windows This is not an easy answer. I have been running it for over a two weeks and so far it's spot on. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

On Windows 8 and up, you can use Refresh action and Windows will reinstall itself, without any DVDs and deleting your data. And I never said it was specific to BSODs.That guy has the same problem I had, and each time my system freezed, and I hit reset (like he has to do), So as I'm playing on randomly my game freezes up completely!! aford10Sep 22, 2010, 9:45 AM Then your issue may not have been the RAM.