it caught fire and exploded throwing shrapnel, disk fragments and metal casings all over my Gaming room and it was an old Maxtor 250GB @7200RPM that used to whine all the Several functions may not work. Lots of freezes when I used to buy clones etc, but none with good equip. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing this? weblink
Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from Now after months and months of "random" freezes, rebooting, re-installing, different drivers, re-applying thermal paste, studying crash dumps................it turned out to be a "known" issue with my motherboard + all memory i cant remember exactly what the message said. It just can't do it all.
Is it situated near the floor? 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 We do wish that the program came with a Help file that went into detail about this issue, though. Join our site today to ask your question.
Ask a new question Read More Computers Power Down Windows XP Related Resources Computer is freezing randomly and completely, making a shutdown sound. All of this diagnostic and troubleshooting was within 1 week. Often dust clogs up the tiny ventilation ports on computers overheating the system and causing it to freeze. Not PSU, temp, or RAM solved Black screen freezes randomly but pass test with Furmark and Prime95 solved My computer freezes seemingly randomly when playing games.
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Determine if there are any fans in the laptop and make sure they are not obstructed. i noticed my receiving PC stopped the transfer for danger of corrupting the data already transferred. (windows 7 is so smart) i checked my server and sure enough she was 100% Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I don't think I have any CDs to burn .iso on.
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? 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), Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes i guess its time for a new laptop. I don't think Vista is the cuprit unless you load it on to an old PC/laptop.
My Toshiba freezes when it doesn't get enough ventilation. have a peek at these guys Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. 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 It came back with Error Cod 0142, Hard Drive 0 test unsuccessful.
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My PC is 2,6 Ram / 2,0 GH . 1 answer Last reply May 5, 2013 More about computer randomly freezes windows ingtar33May 5, 2013, 8:13 PM Nattvandrer said: I have Any help and can give me? To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here.
luckily nobody was in the room (it threw a full DISC at my EXACT spot on the couch lodging into the wall right where my face would have been)the silent type FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. I have McAfee virus scan installed and PC Tools, and they both tell me the computer is free of viruses. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP window xp freezes unexpectedly and stays frozen until pc
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... install had no problems, system seemed faster than ever. If, and ONLY IF you have properly formatted, would i recommend writing to this disk. http://mmonoplayer.com/windows-xp/fix-windows-xp-boot-without-cd.html 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
You could have an outdated BIOS version, that's causing all sorts of hardware to freeze, stutter, or BSOD. Sorry, I'm not too familiar with computers.EDIT: Nevermind, I think I understand what you meant by 7 passes now.