Registery Patrol Help

  BRFCIDB 21:21 17 Sep 2007

My PC keeps hanging for no reason. I have done a full restore, and yet again today with only Nero Photoshop and Microsoft office installed it just freezed for no reason.

Good old google said to use registery patrol and it came up with:

File Ext 130 errors

Application Paths 14

Microsoft shared 118 errors

Uninstall 9 errors

Active x\com 346 errors

All this is double dutch to me.


Also it sqaid to look for anything running in windows task manager using more than 15000k as this could be causing the freeze?

Thanks for any advise


  brundle 21:26 17 Sep 2007

First, don't pay for the reg cleaner, there are plenty of free products around.CCleaner (click here), Eusing Registry Cleaner click here
plenty of others.

Registry fixers are not the first thing to try when your PC regularly locks up, something more serious is usually the cause.

The memory `advice` is so general as to be useless.

How long has your machine been playing up, what antivirus software do you use, what firewall, does the machine crash from cold, or when it's been on for a while?
Try a system file check; click here

  BRFCIDB 22:08 17 Sep 2007

I had the PC in for repair for about 3 weeks about 9 months ago. They did say it was freezing. They changed everything (except the motherboard) which they said you can only get from HP? I collected the machine and contacted HP who said they had a fixed charge of £190 + vat to call anf fit a new motherboard. However they guided me thro some BIOS updates and that appeared to do the trick, until about 3 weeks ago and now it just freezes about every 4-6 hours.

I have installed Nero, Photoshop, Microsoft Office 2003 and norton. I have done a restore and done microsoft and hp updates. I thought it was clean then today when burning music to disk it just freezed. When I switch it off with the on/off button it powers up but no signal to screen, threfore I have to unplug from the wall for 1 min and plug back in.

Thanks again


  GANDALF <|:-)> 22:12 17 Sep 2007

Have you checked the fans?


  skidzy 22:23 17 Sep 2007

Classic signs of overheating or even failing psu.
Though an upgrade to your ram might cure the freezing.

How much ram is installed ?
Run PC Wizard to find out click here

  BRFCIDB 22:24 17 Sep 2007

yep checked fans clean and working, its sending me crazy. Machine cost £1200 but its going in the bin soon!!!!

thanks anyway

  brundle 17:05 18 Sep 2007

Any entries in event viewer that occur just before the PC freezes? start menu/run, type eventvwr.msc

  sunny staines 17:26 18 Sep 2007

sounds possible hardware run click here
to check psu

do you have a memtest86 floppy to test memmory click here

goto web of maker of HDD and run a test on the hard drive for faults it might be failing.

  birdface 17:35 18 Sep 2007

Is it Norton Internet Security or just the Anti-Virus.You could try.Winaso Optimizer trial also has a registry defrag with it.It only repairs 10 items at a time but you can use it as often as you like.

  birdface 17:36 18 Sep 2007

sorry forgot to post it. click here

  BRFCIDB 18:25 18 Sep 2007

Manufacturer : Hewlett-Packard (Model Pavilion)
Mainboard : Asus Oxford
Chipset : Intel i865PE
Processor : Intel Pentium 4 @ 3200 MHz
Physical Memory : 1024 MB (2 x 512 DDR-SDRAM )
Video Card : Nvidia Corp GeForce FX 5200 [NV34.3]
Hard Disk : WDC (250 GB)
Hard Disk : ST332082 (320 GB)
Monitor Type : PW191 - 19 inches
Network Card : Broadcom Corp BCM4306(??) 802.11g Wireless NIC
Network Card : Realtek Semiconductor RT8139 (A/B/C/810x/813x/C+) Fast Ethernet Adapter
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 1
DirectX : Version 9.0c (July 2007)

Monitoring Chip : SMSC LPC47M192
Voltage CPU : 1.34 V
+5V Voltage : 5.13 V
+12V Voltage : 11.88 V
Chassis Fan : 2318 rpm
Processor Fan : 890 rpm
Processor Temperature : 44 °C
Mainboard Temperature : 40 °C
Power/Aux Temperature : 43 °C
Hard Disk Temperature WDC WD2500BB-22FTA0 : 51 °C

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