Computer files freezes then crashes computer

  Iceman05 15:44 18 Aug 06

Can anybody advise me about a problem,I have with a new build computer.
When I switch it on, it starts up okay. Then after few minutes into working on the computer it slows down, programs take a longer time to load,and worst still,when dragging MP3 or dvd files from one drive to another, or dragging them on an external device,eg PDA/ipod it freezes and then crashes, and I have to restart the computer.
For Your Info
P4 2.8ghz (socket 775)
Asrock 775V88+ motherboard
1gb ram PC2700
500gb Maxtor 10 hard drives (1x 200gb 1x 300gb)
Pioneer 111 dvd writer
LG dvd writer

Thanks in Advance to anybody who can help.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:47 18 Aug 06

FReeezing PC

1. Overheat due to faulty / blocked fans

2. PSU voltages

3. Household power surges fridge etc switching on/off

4. faulty memory stick try memtest click here

5. virus or spyware scan for both especially if shutting down with in a few minutes of switch on or internet use

6. driver conflicts especially grahics cards get the latest drivers for your equipment

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:48 18 Aug 06

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems
click here

  Iceman05 16:37 14 Sep 06

Thank you, it was a graphic driver conflict

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