computer freezing

  emr408 19:19 09 Dec 05
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I have a tiny pc which freezes whenever i insert a disc of any kind in the drives.Can anyone help. Many thanks.

  Freddog™ 19:20 09 Dec 05

PC Specs please?

  emr408 19:25 09 Dec 05

Tiny Pc,Pentium 4. Nec DVD Burner,Nec DVD ROM,400GB Hard Drive,Radeon PCI Graphics Card,Windows XP.

  Freddog™ 19:27 09 Dec 05

Err...... Driver problem? Disks scratched?

  emr408 19:28 09 Dec 05

Updated drivers,Sometimes runs ok,But most of time freezes the computer.Could it be a hardware problem or loose connection.

  john-232317 20:02 09 Dec 05

Maybe video card not seated properly.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:07 09 Dec 05

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

  woodchip 20:07 09 Dec 05

It sounds like it cannot read the disc. Is the light on the drive on all the time?

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