xp system freeze

  paranothandy 19:49 18 Jun 2003

I have advent pc with xp system . for no reason system freezes , nothing works . I only have option of switch off power and restart .

  Gaz 25 20:13 18 Jun 2003

Can you get any error log message?

Try in the run command box: sfc \scannow with your XP disk in the drive.

  Jomi 20:27 18 Jun 2003

Have you tried a system restore/

  Nellie2 20:31 18 Jun 2003

I have had the same problem with XP Pro. I spoke to a M$ engineer and he said that if everything locks up so you can't even do ctrl/alt/del then it points to a hard ware problem. I think I narrowed my problem down to the KT133a chipset on my mobo but haven't been able to reslove it so have gone back to W98SE for now until I can upgrade.
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  Gaz 25 22:13 18 Jun 2003

Update your drivers, Bios, etc...

Or you could try checking system heat, is it getting too hot?

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