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would work. I have Windows Vista in my HP laptop and it never freezes. Im forced to manually press the power button to turn off the computer. This is a time consuming procedure for sure, but a good way to attempt to isolate the problem.Arrow down to the More Information section.Click on the plus (+) sign next to have a peek at this web-site
if my computer is too old, just consider getting a new one -- or a new used one. So, if you're an XP user, you may want to wait until you've tried Steps 3 through 6 before giving this a try. Still hung up at the loading screen. Like I mentioned in the first idea above, sometimes updates or other things get hung up. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-not-running-programs-hanging
The freezes didn't go away. Then search for "event viewer". Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - WIndows just freezes ... Have you seen this?
- reformat hard-drive and reinstall windows g.
- This also means that you cannot use C-A-D (control-alt-delete).
- Let me know and I'd be happy to include the information here.Is your computer still freezing, stopping, or rebooting during the Windows startup process?
- For those who don't know where the error log is located.  Start Menu  Help and Support  Pick a Task  Tools  Advanced System Information  View the
- Hopefully by Monday or Tuesday I will be able to.
- If no freezes, then start adding start-up items.The goal is to isolate the offending service or startup program.Thank you.
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- Please help cangri76, Mar 5, 2005 #14 WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor Joined: Oct 4, 2000 Messages: 8,684 Download, install and run HiJackThis Copy/paste the log that is
- Run both Quick and Extended tests.A Fail is either test should make you suspect a failing hard drive.Okay, I've just finished running both the quick and extended tests and both have
- When you use the event viewer you should be given to links to sites that discuss possible reasons for the problem.
This is not an easy answer. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. clean the computer (if it's a desktop, open the box and clean out the dust -- you need to be careful of static and damaging chips, so make some inquiries about Most of the time it's just flashing the BIOS.
Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If there are any which you don't recognise, then try searching for them by Googling the name of the program file. earlier,my PC would freeze after disk checking or at "windows is starting up".After restarting my PC normally after the safe mode,am able to log proceed after the "windows is starting up" https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/ Chkdsk will start when Windows begins loading again.
They said the hard drive was going bad. Wednesday, December 01, 2004 Applicatio n Hang Hanging application IEXPLORE.EXE, version 6.0.2800.1106, hang module hungapp, version 0.0.0.0, hang address 0x00000000. Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes #1 07-15-2004, 10:10 AM ted Offline Registered User Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: Cumbria, UK Posts: 11 XP hangs/stops Mar 8, 2005 #1 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 You should look in System event log for error messages .
Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Get More Info SoftwareTipsandTricks Forum > Operating Systems > Windows XP XP hangs/stops responding! clicking links to open pages), also Ctrl Alt Del (task manager) does not show, but the system does not completely crash. Here's what happens: 1 - Computer freezes whenever it wants to.
SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Check This Out Your welcome bradly, Mar 2, 2005 #13 cangri76 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 28, 2004 Messages: 25 Bradly, I did what you suggested and it seems to work fine but I But unfortunately I cannot tell from what you describe whether it is hardware or software related. This is a time consuming procedure for sure, but a good way to attempt to isolate the problem.Arrow down to the More Information section.Click on the plus (+) sign next to
by Alain Martel1 / December 9, 2008 2:49 AM PST In reply to: freezing issues ...Get real!For years, on several computers, I routinely have drives with less than 20% free space, Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Thank you. Source Could it be due to some faulty hardware?
I can't pinpoint any software problems. Please enter a valid email address. Originally thought was AOL, as when clicking links in favourites it sometimes hangs, but does it when AOL is closed.
When the process is found, you can either kill it or restart it, depending on how critical it is to windows.
Thank you very much :) Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. Before you reformat, try cleaning your computer. I couldn't do that either. After restarting again, there is two ctfmon again and one of them is checked even though I unchecked everything.
Perhaps you mean something else? Any ideas? you may have to reboot the pc. have a peek here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - computer freezes by gopinathradhakrishnan / December 7, 2008 1:16 PM PST In reply to: My computer just freezes click start, click run type
I had a Dell Latitude D840 that started locking up in the middle of working. Since I now only buy high quality - no more freezes! This will hopefully eliminate any virus that might not otherwise be able to be removed in normal mode.StepLeave your computer on for an extended period in safe mode. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Some possible solutions...
Does the caps lock key LIGHT go on and off when you press the caps lock key? I couldn't boot into Safe mode initially either by the way! There may be a problem with this extensible counter or the service it is collecting data from or the system may have been very busy when this call was attempted. Download Pre-compiled EXE file for USB key (Win XP, Vista, Win 7), unzip file, plug in USB Flash drive, and run "Memtest86+ USB Installer.exe." Set computer to boot from USB drive
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