Crashing On The Hour

  Master Kaii 12:21 22 Oct 07
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Ive had this problem for about a month now...
Everytime my clock on my taskbar changes hour [eg 11:59-12:00] My full screen ap will slow down fps to about 3-5, before crashing.
Im running on windows xp proffesional if that helps... i have no idea what to do and im not exactly an expert at computers.
Any suggestions or sullutions please let me know.

  brundle 12:22 22 Oct 07

Any backup software running, scanning software etc?
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  Master Kaii 12:24 22 Oct 07

Nah i dont have anything else running.
Nothing in the bottom right corner next to the clock, it doesnt make a difference what else is open it still ends up crashing exactly on a new hour.

  wee eddie 13:47 22 Oct 07

have you installed that is regularly updated and run?

  Master Kaii 10:26 23 Oct 07

I don't have any security really, i just have virus removal programs. But i never really need it because i dont go on anything remotely dodgy

  wee eddie 10:57 23 Oct 07

You don't need to go anywhere remotely dodgy to be at risk of picking up Malware of one kind or another.

Get an AV Loaded, Updated and Run. I run AVG which is free, Spybot S&D which is free, and SuperAntiSpyware which is also free. They protect me so long as I update and run them regularly.

  wee eddie 11:27 23 Oct 07

Zone Alarm, also free.

Many will argue which of the Freeware is the best, I suppose that it goes in phases, but there is no need to spend a penny.

Your problem does sound like Malware is causing it.

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