Windows XP freezing

  joram10176 09:26 22 Nov 2003

Every so often my PC just freezes for no reason i am using windows XP pro i have norton firewall,anti virus, etc i do regular updates but this has started to get more frequent and is very annoying
any help would be much appreciated


QDI motherboard
AMD Athlon 2.1Ghz
512 simm ram
40 Gig hard drive
Onboard sound
Geforce 2 graphic card
cable modem (NTL)

  so3003 09:29 22 Nov 2003

What programs are running when it happens? Any particular thing you can think of that triggers freezing? Any new software installed that could cause it?

Do a scandisk, defrag, update spyware / firewalls / antivirus and scan for viruses, spyware etc, see if that helps.

Also use task manager to close all background programs (other than windows!) and see if that makes any difference.

Failing that, you might be looking at backing up and formatting....


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