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PC Freezes Frequently

Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:44 pm

Hi,

My PC would freeze now and then, however, it now freezes about every minute or two. I then have to press ctr + alt + delete to free it. But in a minute or two it freezes again. This happens with three different browser I used.

Sometimes that does not work and I must use a number of key combos to unfreeze it. If that does not work, I must use Scan Disk to get the PC working and that does not last long.

I would appreciate help with this problems, please.

My O.S. is Windows ME

Thanks in advance,
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Re: PC Freezes Frequently

Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:50 pm

Hard disk is going bad perhaps, sounds like to me.
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Re: PC Freezes Frequently

Sat Oct 20, 2012 3:50 pm

Does the PC also date back to the Windows ME days? If so, there's a high probability that the motherboard is failing due to dying capacitors. Take a look at the motherboard and see if any of the capacitors are bulging or leaking.
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Re: PC Freezes Frequently

Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:06 am

Hi fellas!
Thank you very much for your help!

Yes. my PC is old, a 1997 Dell Dimension XPX H266.

I plan on building a new PC. I want this one to work until I get all my parts researched.

I will take a look at my motherboard.

Thanks again!

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