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Mac related issues with Hardware. I have McAfee virus scan installed and PC Tools, and they both tell me the computer is free of viruses. then i accessed the corrupt data by launching ATI Display UTILITY --=CCC.EXEIt appears that while installing ATI Drivers, the disk accessed the SAME area of the drive and tried to write Run both Quick and Extended tests.A Fail is either test should make you suspect a failing hard drive. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/

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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 toddlerstomper, Oct 13, 2010 #5 gxu Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2010 Messages: 8 Thank Toddler, will try that! I need better ideas than all the above with that PSU stuff. Skill 4gig RamNow to the question:This mostly happens when I use the pc for gaming and yes my rig does meet the recommended requirements and exceeds them.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Answers highly appreciated! It doesn't always happen though. You can aquire these little built-in fan-stands at Best-Buy.

Newly built gaming PC is freezing for some unknown reason Can't find your answer ? Even the readme.txt that comes with it says that. I'm almost afraid to give my usual suggestion here (buy a copy of SpinRite), because other posters think I'm advertising. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-freezes-randomly-way-too-much.22692/ Burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature.

The freezes don't occur at a specific time either, sometimes it will occur 5 minutes after turning on the computer, and sometimes it will happen after 2 hours of activity on 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 am now convinced that it is a software issue and not hardware like Dell, AMD, ATI, etc. tdoby724 Resolved HJT Threads 16 11-07-2011 03:04 PM Sluggish Computer, possible virus Hello, My computer has been running real sluggish lately and I am not sure what the problem is.

Windows Xp Keeps Freezing

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 Helpful +0 Report Greg May 28, 2010 at 12:50 PM I have a trick...use an external hard drive adaptator to run the infected HDD in another PC with an anti-virus up Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes Mar 8, 2005 #4 mijcar TS Rookie Freezing Windows To view event log, easiest way to get there first time is simply open the Windows Help Screen (Start>Help and Support). Windows Xp Hangs But I would start with replacing the hard disk and see if that helps.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Obvious answer not so obvious by Dale E Marcum

Ask a new question Read More Western Digital Windows XP Related Resources solved My pc for some reason keeps crashing and freezing Please help. Corrupt low-level driver. It could be a problem with the registry. Thank you very much.

I'm at a loss here 8 answers Last reply Jan 3, 2017 More about freezing random bsod hard locks technonaut505Dec 30, 2011, 12:55 PM A hard lock without BSOD usually points I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Windows XP with 2GB ram memory and 80GB hard disc and 40 percent free space. How do I set the voltage right? check my blog gxu, Oct 12, 2010 #3 gxu Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2010 Messages: 8 anyone?

Also, for the hard drive one, I followed the link and downloaded Belarc advisor and everest because I didn't know the make and model of my hard drive, but I don't EDIT: I think my drivers are updated already, is there a way to check chipset driver, I'm not actually sure what that is. 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

http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=88809 5ndr5 5ndr5, Oct 28, 2010 #11 gxu Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2010 Messages: 8 SOLVED!

Mar 8, 2005 #2 HeddaLora TS Rookie Posts: 17 That's an excellent place to start. by Alain Martel1 / December 9, 2008 2:49 AM PST In reply to: freezing issues ...Get real!For years, on several computers, I routinely have drives with less than 20% free space, I am not an Apple fanboy but I just can't ignore 10+ years of PC nightmares versus 7 months trouble free Mac usage. Is it safe to assume that the PSU is not the problem?

But was the 12-24 hours a typo, did you mean 12-24 passes or am I suppose to run the program for that many hours? I installed 11 different upgrades from Dell to work with XP PRO for all the hardware. Until i ran out of room after my DVR filled up my external drive and began to automatically write to the main disk... http://tenten10.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-keeps-freezing-during-new-installation.php So it's back to the drawing board.

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