running problems in xp pro

  richard-232101 09:08 30 Jun 03

help, I am having some running problems in xp pro, sometimes all is well. The other times programmes freeze, applications won't shut down properly, and programmes don't respond at all.
The computer is sometimes very slow indeed, taking sometime to load apllications. This is most noticable on shut down, when several appliactions have to be shut down manually.

My computer is a new laptop, with full up to date virus protection.

I have de-fragged the hard drive, checked the hard disk for errors, and even re-installed windows in an effort to sort things out.

All to no avail, please help.


  -pops- 09:20 30 Jun 03

As your machine is new, it would be best to get your supplier to fix it.


  Philip2 14:27 30 Jun 03

What errors are showing in the event viewer this should give you a clue.Have you put in any new software??

  zaach 14:40 30 Jun 03

Could we have more details of your machine, CPU, memory etc. I am also a little puzzled about your statement re closing applications manually. Are you going to closedown with a mass of running applications?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Hands-on: Acer Predator Triton 700 review

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

D&AD Awards 2017: see the best design, advertising, illustration, animation and VR of the past year

Apple predictions 2017