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I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Windows XP with 2GB ram memory and 80GB hard disc and 40 percent free space. Don't forget to re-enable the drivers which *weren't* causing the problem, afterwards!If this doesn't help, then check the Windows Task Manager (press CTRL-ALT-DEL together, once) and select the "Processes" tab to Windows 7 Crashing/Freezing/Locking Up EP-8KHA+ keeps locking up / freezing / crashing More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany Phantom010, Aug 28, 2009 #8 Phantom010 Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 9, 2009 Messages: 34,585 These items don't have to load with Windows: NvCplDaemon Microsoft Works Update Detection Acrobat Assistant 7.0 tgcmd have a peek at this web-site

To resolve your issue, some detective work will be required. No, create an account now. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged I had windows 98 before & never had a freeze or crash, now its 4 or 5 times a day.

Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp

The world plays on a MAC and works on a PC. If it were my computer, I would a. However, I don't really understand this part. If the keyboard doesn't respond, it's possible that the keyboard itself is malfuctioning.

I would decline an Inspiron as a gift...Dell's Lattitude line (designed for the 'business' user) is much better. You could trim down your Startup list by doing the following: Click on Start, Run and type msconfig. Simply post back in this thread. If you are getting freeze-ups you have a problem with your system.

Do you mean the part where it states the percentage of pass? Give us a break will you - if the MAC had to do half as much as the PC it would explode. If there is, I end it (and choose "END NOW" if that window pops up). https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - PC reboots randomly by stahu / December 8, 2008 3:38 AM PST In reply to: Laptop Freeze up I have an HP desktop

Scheduler - Sage Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\ACT\Act for Windows\Act.Scheduler.exe O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Adobe Systems - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device The link above was designed primarily for BSOD events - so you'll have to check all 3 or 4 categories (Application, Security, System, and Internet Explorer (if using IE7)).3) Search your So, thank you again for the assist. Remember, almost all applications may be started manually afterwards if needed.

Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-xp-system-just-randomly-freezes-what-s-causing-this-317245/ In frustration, I was forced to re-load the operating system from scratch as I had no files or documents that I needed to save and the restore point didn't work. Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp If someone else has an alternative to just shutting the machine off (then on again), I'd be interested in hearing it! Windows Xp Keeps Freezing As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

It is Windows!!!I am not being a smart a**. Cheers. Please be detailed as possible when submitting your answer. It is showing hundreds of 'registry errors or problems found".

I have ADHD and I can just imagine what Windows would be like constantly switching from one task to the next, never starting or finishing anything properly. It occurs the most when I am running an online game which I use to be able to run perfectly with any freezes. Clear Startup Programs If you can't identify a particular program or driver that may have led to Windows crashing, you can stop all of XP's background programs from running to help Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Members 2,644 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:St Kilda, Dunedin. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - could be an overheating problem by scottl / November 21, 2008 10:41 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, Good luck.

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Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. I still have that machine, although I pulled it's (at the time) massive 5 gb hdd out! jeffbic, Aug 27, 2009 #1 Sponsor Phantom010 Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 9, 2009 Messages: 34,585 Please click here to download and install the HijackThis installer. I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message.

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If you misuse "Hijack This" it can make your PC worse. Thanks, 'Bic' Click to expand... What could it be? While I am using the desktop, it would randomly freeze and nothing will respond.

Do all your necessary maintenance i.e. Click the "Startup" tab and uncheck every item in the list; these are programs Windows loads each time it books, and if one is locking up the whole system will lock I did this just about two days ago. Hard Drive Diagnostics:http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287 (or http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=28744&hl=hard+drive+diagnostic)Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.If downloaded file

This is easy to do and quick and is a good candidate for a possible cause. You can try turning off your security software to see if this helps, but always make sure you have scanned your computer for viruses before switching the antivirus program off, AND All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Skip to main content. Question is , is it possible that the WGA error log, or WGA notify is causing this.

Using the Processes tab on Task Manager gives you a simplified view of whats running, by using Process Explorer you get a much more detailed view. Solutions I have tried: -Scanned for virus, didn't find any. -Reformatted my computer. Is the computer REALLY locked up? Regards,Brooks Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous

I had a 1501 do the same thing and found it was getting too warm. This is a time consuming procedure for sure, but a good way to attempt to isolate the problem.Arrow down to the More Information section.Click on the plus (+) sign next to This also means that you cannot use C-A-D (control-alt-delete). It CAN defragment a drive with only 1% free space, it will only take more time for the job to finish.