An odd problem.

  Rufus Tanner 20:04 24 Jan 05

My mates PC (he runs XP) will freeze up after a minute if he doesn't use it. If he keeps moving the mouse it's fine. He has to reboot the PC as CTRL+ALT+DEL will not even work. He's had the problem for a few weeks now and he says he hasn't installed any software/hardware that could have caused this.
Any ideas?
Many Thanks.

  mattyc_92 20:08 24 Jan 05

Try a virus scan and spyware scan and get him to check through the list from "add/remove programs" to see if he doesn't remember (or doesn't) when he installed the program...

  Totally-braindead 20:09 24 Jan 05

I'd be tempted to look at the Power Options in Control Panel first as see if altering the settings to always on will help.

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