Freeze up plus beep

  Scubaman 09:44 08 Jul 10
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Hi Guys
I have just had my comp (XP Home SP3) freeze up after about 1.5 hours, with a continuous beep! Restart and all OK. This has happened twice over the past 2 months. I was running iTunes and a photo editing programe - Adobe Photo Shop Elements 6.0 this time, can't remember what was running the last time. Any ideas.
Cheers

  robin_x 10:20 08 Jul 10

Google pc beep and beeps

Normally there are several beeps. Dunno about continuous.

But often it is memory (RAM) needs reseating.

Take anti-static precautions (lick your finger and touch a radiator). Wiggle your RAM out and replace it with a nice click.

Good luck.

  robin_x 10:21 08 Jul 10

Use Speedfan to check for overheating.

Vacuum out dust from fans etc

  Scubaman 12:30 13 Jul 10

Finally cracked this one. After removing memory and PCI cards and giving the mobo and fans a good cleaning it still froze up. I have found that if I am running iTunes and my Adobe Photoshop 6 it freezes, so I don't run both at same time, sorted.

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