Computer slow/stopped

  fvh 16:14 17 Sep 07

Running Windows XP. AVG7.5-SpybotS/D-Spyware Doctor-Adaware all up to date and scan clean in Safe Mode, plenty of memory. Problems: Difficult to get Online, when connected computer very slow, goes to sleep and occasionally freezes,problem gets worse the longer computer runs. Messages - Int Ex has encountered a problem must close.Cannot display Web page. This program is not responding. The system has recovered from a serious error. Dr Watson etc.This machine has more than 1 Internet or more than 1 Wireless adaptor(?) Error 12007 the server name or address cannot be resolved. Error could not make an HTTPS connection.Windows no disc.Computer occasionally reboots itself. Vanh

  brundle 16:18 17 Sep 07

Suspect hard drive,overheating or PSU; Check hard-drive - click here
Overheating; Switch off machine, take off the side, see how much dust has accumulated, clean it up - not with a hoover, can of compressed air or soft brush with natural fibres (doesn't generate static)

PSU - disconnect some of your external hardware and see if the machine works more reliably.

  fvh 22:53 18 Sep 07

Thanks for the advice. Hardrive passed diagnostic.
very little dust. - no improvement when Hardware disconected. When in Hardware Wizard Computer rebooted and seized up a number of times - Microsoft report Hardware Error - Ram/System Board/CPU.Refer to Man. I have also lost Google T/Bar and cannot open Int/Options in Tools.I do not know if it is relevant but I have also been getting messages for months re unknown USB Device. When uninstalled it simply re-installs itself. Fvanh

  woodchip 22:58 18 Sep 07

This machine has more than 1 Internet or more than 1 Wireless adaptor(?) Error 12007

Go into Device Manager to see how many Lans are in it, You should only be using one, any other should be disabled

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