freezing pc

  piledriver 10:10 10 Apr 2005
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i have a p3 550 which i bought for the wife.
the trouble is its always freezing up and she has to restart it...cant even con/alt/del. i've checked all connections and they seen fine,i've took win98 off and install win me byt still the same. it has 128 ram and 10 gig harddrive.she only uses it for sroring photos and wordprocessing but it crashes before shes finished and she has to start again.
any ideas greatly appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:12 10 Apr 2005

Is it overheating?

I would suggest putting Win98 back on and get all relevant updates.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:32 10 Apr 2005

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

  SANTOS7 14:03 10 Apr 2005

click here
this would suggest that you simply do not have enough memory as ME before you do anything with it will cater for about half of your resourses.

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