Random computer freeze, maybe wi-fi related?

  Niggs101 19:00 28 Sep 2007

I recently installed a Belkin WiFi card into my PC. Since the install my computer regulaly freezes up (sometimes with a high frequency audio loop).

It seems to happen more often while im downloading using a bittorrent aplication. I can almost ganantee it will happen when the bittorrent app. is running and i then play a song in Windows Media Player. It also occurs when i hook up my camera to the USB ports.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:34 28 Sep 2007

Sounds as if you are overloading it.

Try a memory test or even add memory.

  Niggs101 23:04 28 Sep 2007

Thanks for your reply.

sorry, but how do i perform a memory test?

i have 2X 512mb memory sticks installed

  brundle 23:06 28 Sep 2007

A power issue is more likely. Desktop or laptop?

  woodchip 23:08 28 Sep 2007

Sounds like Program files Cross linked

  woodchip 23:10 28 Sep 2007

Check Device Manager to see how many Lans is showing, disable those that you do not use

  Niggs101 23:14 28 Sep 2007

its a desktop

its really weird. im wondering whether there is a conflict between my wifi card and my mobo.

how can i test whether its a "Program files cross linked" problem and what is this?

iv tried disabling most of the services in msconfig. this seemed to work for a while but then it froze again.


  Niggs101 23:17 28 Sep 2007

what do u mean by Lans woodchip? i cant see any


  woodchip 19:05 29 Sep 2007

If you look in Device Manager Lan Is you way or one way of connecting to the Internet, It may be under Networking in device Manager. You can only use one at once. If there is more than one Lane enabled it can confuse windows into checking which to use. To disable right click on one

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