PC crashes when minimising window

  Mr-C 21:01 24 Jan 04
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When I minimize a window the pc is crashing.
I have formatted the drive and installed new windows but its still the same.
It wont let me install anti virus software neither.
Any ideas????

  Mr-C 21:28 24 Jan 04

come on then where are all u clever people

  Big Elf 21:38 24 Jan 04

What version of windows are you running.

Do you get any error messages? If so would you please post the exact message?

  User-312386 21:42 24 Jan 04

does it crash with a programme?

Or can you you only open folders?

When you say minimise do you mean in Internet explorer? Or everything?

Oh yeah, can you give full specs and O/S please

  Mr-C 21:57 24 Jan 04

windows xp pro.
Crashes when I click on the minimize to taskbar.
If I try to install antivirus software i.e. norton or avg it restarts pc.
I reckon it maybe some kind of virus but aint sure.
I formatted drive and put new XP in but the problem is still there.
It was ok till 3 days ago.

  Big Elf 21:59 24 Jan 04

Try these although I'm guessing


Download, update and run the following

Spybot click here

AdAware click here

SpywareBlaster click here

  Big Elf 22:00 24 Jan 04

Also try an on line virus scan click here

  Mr-C 22:02 24 Jan 04

tried all those but since I aint been online sinnce istalling windows again I cant see how any spyware would get on

  Big Elf 22:03 24 Jan 04

And another scan at click here although you should only need to do the one.

Do you connect to the internet before or after trying to install the AV?

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