Computer locking up

  dawnal 21:53 05 Jul 2010
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Sometimes, my computer just stops working. There doesn't seem to be any regularity about it. It was ok all last night, for example, but tonight it has locked up five times in as many minutes. I haven't recently installed any programs, though I have uninstalled some that came with the computer, such as Mcafee and Microsoft Office trial versions.

can anyone suggest anything?

Thanks
shuggee

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:07 05 Jul 2010

FReeezing PC

1. Overheat due to faulty / blocked fans

2. PSU voltages

3. Household power surges fridge etc switching on/off

4. faulty memory stick try memtest click here

5. virus or spyware scan for both especially if shutting down with in a few minutes of switch on or internet use

6. driver conflicts especially grahics cards get the latest drivers for your equipment

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