That's the easy part, the hard part is finding which process is hanging the system. The only one that could beat it was Norton SpeedDisk for DOS of the late 80' end early 90's that only needed 1 free cluster... It runs just fine, then I get a screen that says: checking file system on c: the type of the file system is NTFS the volume is clean. It's highly unlikely it will make things worse. news
eoura, Dec 19, 2005 #2 eoura Thread Starter Joined: Apr 28, 2005 Messages: 27 OK, i tried uninstalling my graphics driver and guess what? 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 It's much easier to download from download.com. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - freezing issues by docqualizer / November 21, 2008 10:56 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing this? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-freezes-randomly-way-too-much.22692/
While unchecking boxes, in the Startup section, there is 2 ctfmon items. If that doesn't work, then a windows install/repair may resolve the issue. by JohnVand / December 6, 2008 3:30 AM PST In reply to: It very well is the McAffee program I figured if I read down far enough I'd find someone singing Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
What could be the exact causes? -eoura eoura, Dec 20, 2005 #4 eoura Thread Starter Joined: Apr 28, 2005 Messages: 27 Hmm. I then found that it missed a few nasties. Panda internet security has been the best by far for catching all those nasty spyware, troj, and viruses for me. Windows XP randomly freezes or locks up --Submitted by waytron http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2917612#2917612 Windows XP freezing --Submitted by darrenforster99 http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2912443#2912443 Chances are you have hardware failure --Submitted by caskater4http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=317245&messageID=2912985#2912985 Dell has some online
I have confirmed that the cause of my problem is my graphics card since my computer only freezes and crashes as long as the driver is installed. I know, I know -- too much information, too little of use. 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.The test can be stopped as soon as an https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/ Oh and the computer can reboot to safe mode or start up to safe mode with no problem at all.
Log in or Sign up TechPowerUp Forums www.techpowerup.com Forums > Software > General Software > Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check the vents by papa_bear / November 21, 2008 11:03 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing Then I tried safe mode and a bunch of junk scrolled down the screen and it froze again. A friend had worst experience with Norton AV, that missed about 15 virus.
dieselcat18 says thanks. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-my-windows-xp-totally-freezes.426369/ No, create an account now. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes The world plays on a MAC and works on a PC. Windows Xp Freezing Randomly Similar Topics Windows XP SP2 freezes randomly Sep 18, 2006 Windows XP Freezes Randomly with no BSOD Jul 3, 2010 Windows Vista randomly freezes up Jan 31, 2010 Windows freezes and
I believe the culprit was the Avast program update. navigate to this website run the program that checks for registry errors and system inconsistencies (in Norton, that would be WinDoctor) d. It's got to be something else, but I don't know what. Sorry, I'm not too familiar with computers.EDIT: Nevermind, I think I understand what you meant by 7 passes now.
I don't think I have any CDs to burn .iso on.Your hard drive is a Western Digital (WDC WD3200JS-60PDB0). What can I do? It won't boot up. 4- Even if I switch the computer off and on again, it won't boot up. 5- So I go into safe mode by pressing F8, and then More about the author Jun 10, 2012 at 12:23 AM #17 Widjaja Joined: Jun 12, 2007 Messages: 4,816 (1.35/day) Thanks Received: 640 Location: Wangas, New Zealand System Specs System Name: Darth Obsidious Processor: Intel i5
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You know, the same thing has occurred to me, too. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I don't think there is any specific program which triggers it because it has occurred when I was playing a game (Have the game on AND playing it), watching videos or Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Some possible solutions...
All the microsoft updates can cause alot of problems also. Uninstall Avast and try to boot normally. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! click site Was this answer helpful?
Windows knows no escape. I saved everything on my hard drive to a new drive then reinstalled windows scratch. Sometimes this can correct the problem.For 3, heat. I installed 11 different upgrades from Dell to work with XP PRO for all the hardware.