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PC continually freezing


The Rhino

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I am having problems with my PC continually freezing and not responding to Keyboard or mouse input ........ I have already had to restart 6/7 times today it has been getting progressively worse over the last few days with on occasion freezing almost immedietly after logging on I am running xp pro sp3 with upto date Macfee firewall/antivirus ....... I have defragged everything, run cc reg cleaner, uninstalled latest updates all to no avail

Any advise gratefully received

Thank you in advance

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Jock1e

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Could be your hard drive maybe run chkdsk to see if it finds and fixes any problems.

have a look in device manager for yellow exclamation marks.

It could also be Low disk space or memory.

If an oldish computer check the air vents for dust and fluff if any inside will need to be cleaned out as well.

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Jock1e

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Have you downloaded a new Security program lately without removing the old one properly.Do you have Trusteer Rapport on your computer.

McAfee is not much good on itself maybe download and run Malwarebytes free.[ that will give you a fortnights trial of the pro version.Go fo that.

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woodchip

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PC over heating or faulty graphics, could also be faulty memory check all in the above order

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The Rhino

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Overheating was the issue ............... used a vacuum to remove dust build up on heatsync behind the fan .... working like new now

Thanks for the help[ul advice

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