System Freeze

  graz 08:37 11 Sep 2004

About every 20 minutes my system freezes. The display locks up the mouse will not work and the keyboard does not respond. After a while 1-2 minutes the screen goes black then the system comes back to life. Strangely enough it then executes any key presses or mouse actions.
I am running XP pro on a self built system.
Any help will be appreciated

  Diodorus Siculus 08:43 11 Sep 2004

Have you checked for spyware?

click here
SpyBotS&D click here
AdAware click here
CWS click here

Or a virus?

click here

How about the system restore utility? Is it running too frequently?

  Diodorus Siculus 09:05 11 Sep 2004

And have a look at XP Services at click here

  graz 09:08 11 Sep 2004

Adaware & Spybot did not reveal anything and virus check shows the system is clean.

How do I check for the system restore utility?

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