** PLEASE HELP!! ** MY COMPUTER KEEPS FREEZING!!!!

  bigal4444694444 21:19 12 Feb 2009
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Hi I am new to this site and I have very basic knowledge of computers so when my desktop started to freeze instead of running to my mate and asking him to sort it I thought I would try to learn how to sort out/repair the promblem myself, so thanks in advance for any thoughts or advice.

Basically I have a Dell Dimension E520 and it has started to freeze mainly on the internet on certain sites, email, paypal etc but it has done it once yesterday when i closed down all applications. I do run AVG free, spybot serch and destroy, spyware doctor, registry mechanic and startup inspector for windows.

I did an event viewer to find ou what happened last time, this is the result i got under error, 6008 eventlog system :

- Event xmlns="click here">
- System>
Provider Name="EventLog" />
EventID Qualifiers="32768">6008 /EventID>
Level>2 /Level>
Task>0 /Task>
Keywords>0x80000000000000 /Keywords>
TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-02-12T20:54:34.000Z" />
EventRecordID>30055 /EventRecordID>
Channel>System /Channel>
Computer>Alex-PC /Computer>
Security />
/System>
- EventData>
Data>20:52:00 /Data>
Data>12/02/2009 /Data>
Data />
Data />
Data>43215 /Data>
Data />
Data />
Binary>D907020004000C00140034000000C502D907020004000C00140034000000C502600900003C000000010000006009000000000000B00400000100000027000000 /Binary>
/EventData>
/Event>

I would be really gratefull for any advice/help that would help me to sort out the problem. Thanks in advance.

Cheers Alex.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:39 12 Feb 2009

HAs this happened since the latest MS update?
if so system restore to before update

if not then often caused by graphic driver, update graphic drivers.

  bigal4444694444 22:28 12 Feb 2009

No it has done this for the last month about 2 weeks after my mate did a full system restore. What is the best way to update graphic drivers?

Cheers for quick response

  Technotiger 10:31 13 Feb 2009

To update Graphics drivers, go to the graphics card makers site, find the appropriate driver, download and install.

  skidzy 11:03 13 Feb 2009

Use this to update your graphics,assuming its Nvidia and think your computer is click here

  bigal4444694444 18:03 13 Feb 2009

Mine is intel graphics media accelerator 3000 integrated. I have been on the intel site but cannot find an update driver. Do I need to buy a new graphics card?

  bigal4444694444 10:18 14 Feb 2009

Mine is intel graphics media accelerator 3000 integrated. I have been on the intel site but cannot find an update driver. Do I need to buy a new graphics card?

  skidzy 11:03 14 Feb 2009

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