PC Freezing up

  meater 14:09 24 May 2003

I have Windows XP and I am getting a problem with the Cursor or the Pointer Freezing. It is happening when I am on the the Internet and E-mail mainly.
It works OK for about an hour then it freezes. I suppose it could be the Processor getting too hot. It is not being overclocked. The PSU fan is working OK, but I have not checked the CPU yet.
I would appreciate it very much for any suggestions that it could be.


  The Transporter 14:45 24 May 2003

Check the temperature of the pc, use the bios to see the correct temp'. It should be in the Pc Health choice box. What cpu and mobo are you running. Also check the connections at the back of your pc.

Are you using explorer 6 or Netscape? Could be a conflict. Go into My computer - right click and go to prperties. Check the device manager and see if there is a driver update or any conflicts.

Also try Control Panel - system - advanced tab - CLick on the Performance "settings" button and click the choice to adjust for best performance. It will make everything go grey again like win2000, but it will make your pc run alot better. If you like the blue background turn it on individually with the "use visual styles on windows and buttons."

Also check your cables etc are not blocking air flow inside your case.

  meater 16:42 26 May 2003

Thanks for your help, I think that I have rectified the fault.


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