Computer jamming like when a dvd has a scratch?

  emmcarrt 21:54 21 Jun 2017

This has only been a recent problem, this past week maybe. It's like a freezing/jamming for a couple of seconds. It hasn't done this before, but in the past it has had kernel power failures (which were also quite random and frustrating). For example I would be watching a video on youtube then my screen would stop and the audio would be jarred at one point. Like when a dvd with a scratch on it would get stuck. Has anyone else had this and what would you suppose I do? I'm not very tech savvy but google can help. Thanks.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:59 21 Jun 2017

Freezing PC

  1. Overheat due to faulty / blocked fans - speed fan will show temperatures

  2. PSU voltages - speed fan will also show voltages

  3. Household power surges fridge etc switching on/off

  4. faulty memory stick try memtest click here virus or spyware scan for both especially if shutting down with in a few minutes of switch on or internet use

  5. driver conflicts especially graphics cards get the latest drivers for your equipment

This has only been a recent problem, this past week maybe

That suggests that overheat maybe the problem especially with this weeks hot weather


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