Although you can increase the hardware acceleration settings higher than None to regain functionality and performance, these settings increase the chance that the issue will occur again. It freezes for no apparent reason and a reboot is required. Mar 23, 2006 #6 cybermatt TS Rookie Topic Starter Hi People, I have given my PC a really good clean....an amazing amount of dust has no been removed. stroh Resolved HJT Threads 50 03-04-2012 07:06 AM System Restore Virus Not removed completely I recently got a System Restore Virus and was able to remove a lot of it using Check This Out
I am running on: Windows XP SP2 Home Edition Version 2002 AMD Athlon CP 2600+ 1.91 GHz, 704 MB of RAM I also use the latest version of Norton Anti Virus The original poster may have discovered the heatsink/fan issue too late and now may have to replace a few parts.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - And you If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 3, 2006 1:32 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP Pro freezes, no obvious cause 1. recommended you read
Were you hoping it would fry so you could get a new card?Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - well, I guess because I am an idiot. The error never recurred, but the machine still froze during a virus scan. Removing it did not improve the problem.2 Spyware Scan - Spyware Doctor and McAffee spyware killer found and removed tons of stuff and it improved overall performance, but did not solve If I want to monitor the CPU temperature, I can just check it in the BIOS.
I don't concern myself with other temperatures, the CPU temperature is the one I feel is most important if I feel the need to monitor. System History can give you a hint and a direction. I will try it tonight after I'm done shuffling my ram. My scan is now clean although my TrendMicro Software is picking up several viruses/trojans that it cannot remove and google searches are redirected.
Hope this helps somebody with similar issues. Make sure all connections are tight. Would removing the second hard drive be helpful for trouble-shooting the PSU? original site For example, this Stop error message may occur in the virtual video adapter driver that is used by Symantec PCAnywhere.
TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. While many fixate on CPU temperature, other parts could be heat sensitive.2. Could that explain my troubles though? Replace the Data Cable to the current HDD and choose a different Power Plug.
The BIOS manual was poorly written and doesn't do me good.Help! Is there an error log I can pull out of the computer somewhere to see what's going on?Erik,I am having a similar problem with the error code Event ID: 7000 "The Cheers, Eirik Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 50,874 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:05:26 PM Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Display. 2.
On to what I've tried:1. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-memory-dump-error-message.html When this is the case, a repair install of XP may solve the problems...a clean install of XP absolves the O/S from blame. This issue typically indicates a problem with the video hardware or that the display driver cannot program the hardware correctly.RESOLUTIONTo resolve this issue, obtain and install the most current driver for Thanks Mar 22, 2006 #3 uabrorh TS Rookie I´ve a simular problem.
Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I've been running windows xp sp3 on my home computer for over a year now, so it's slowly filling up, but never had any problems until recently. Does this mean it is not a power supply problem? this contact form I need better ideas than all the above with that PSU stuff.
The only thing I´ve installed is updates from microsoft.. I reinstalled XP using a new bigger hard drive and still it froze. Are there any other tests to confirm the PSU has failed before I replace it?
At startup, my computer does occasionally display a "no boot device detected" message (see attached photo). Get a PCI graphics card and monitor your system. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - One note about canned air. Any ideas?
Also appears that your network setup needs to be done again, IMO. I did try the suggested clean boot. None of the times have I yet gotten a BSOD or error message. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-error-message-querydosdevice-failed.html Reduce the power supply load.
I brushed away the biggest bits with my fingers and planned on looking for my canned air before I finished my last ram test so I could clean it before closing I removed all of these and run the scan again. Are there any scanners/tools I can run that will give me an indication of what is wrong? Does anyone have any other suggestions??
You note you have the same problem but didn't tell if you cleaned off the heatsinks. There is no warning and no error message, the cursor is also frozen. You can look up the max operating temperature for your processor by just using Google or just go to the Intel or AMD website and find it there. I don't know about anyone else...but troubleshooting computer issues in my world...is often a systematic elimination of possible causes, rather than than a dramatic "Aha, that's the problem." And...there's always the
I used this hint and updated to the very latest m/b drivers and everything works fine with no freeze ups now. Any USB plug in would do it also. Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #11 eirik eirik Topic The first scan it did, it froze on some Java2SE stuff it was scanning.
Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Thanks much. Posts: 6,000 +15 could be power issues from country to country. MAKE IT THEIR PROBLEM.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - thanks, I'll try...
Your machine has a less than monster power supply and it's not 350 Watts. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - something new by fradleybox / January 4, 2006 3:13 AM PST In reply to: Update - no luck This is the text Start the computer and make sure all fans are spinning Run Windows in a clean boot. Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #7 eirik eirik Topic
Try testing your HDD with Seatools and see what happens. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? 10-27-2012, Let me know any suggestions on what to try next to diagnose the freeze error. by R. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now