Slow PC then freezes???

  giosblue 20:19 19 May 06

Just recently my PC has started doing slow.

Its fine when its first booted up. Then after a while it takes age to react. Then it freezes and I have to reboot.

Its a 2 year old dell with XP Pro

  Diversion 20:29 19 May 06

Hi, it may need de-fragmenting, checking for spy-ware and a virus check. Those are the usual causes your problem.

  giosblue 20:36 19 May 06

done all those. It fine when its first booted up.

Then after a while you click on something and it take ages to react.Then it freezes completly

  woodchip 21:00 19 May 06

Take the side of and check all the fans are working at full speed. mainly the CPU fan

  Diversion 21:04 19 May 06

You may need to clear out the Registry, I am not one for interfering with the Registry but when I do I use PC Rescue recommended by Healthy Computer Club. I find it makes my PC run a lot better after running the program, I personally have had no problems using PC Rescue but it's your choice at the end of the day.

  Harold the 2nd 21:15 19 May 06

Its mainly caused by a CPU fan that fails to work properly.

  giosblue 21:33 19 May 06

You might have a point about the fan.
Iv'e come across that problem before.

I'll check it later and get back to you

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