semi screen freeze

  nicholasii 00:46 28 Oct 2006
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i installed a new modem today (thompason usb speedtouch 330) and since then about every ten to twenty minutes after start up the bottom toolbar freeze, i cant open task manager, the internet disconnects, any webpages i have open freeze and my cpu usage rate goes up to nearly 100

am using xp
no problems pre modem

thanks for any help you can give in advance

  nicholasii 01:13 28 Oct 2006

it happened again

anyone?

  nicholasii 10:00 28 Oct 2006

an update on this

left my computer on over night and got a windows systems error that read:

C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini102806-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\NICHOL~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER6.tmp.dir00\sysdata.xml

still no takers?

  anskyber 10:05 28 Oct 2006

Do you have Weather Watcher on your PC?

  nicholasii 10:07 28 Oct 2006

no i dont

should i have weather watcher on my pc?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:09 28 Oct 2006

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files
Type

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems
click here

Try also looking for the latest drivers for your modem.

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