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Computer Freezes Up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by NikWright, May 8, 2006.

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  1. Cheeseball81

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    Defragged lately? How much RAM do you have?
     
  2. NikWright

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    i've heard of defrag but not sure what that means - so no.. 512 MB - is that correct RAM you asked for? I'm not too expereinced with some of the terms. reading the info that came with the machine.
     
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    Yes 512 sounds right. But never defragging could be the issue.

    Go to Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter
     
  4. NikWright

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    there are 2 drives listed - is it ok to do both? (Recovery D and HP Pavillion C)
     
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    Completed the defrag - sped things up but games still freezes after 5 mins or so.
     
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    We can run one more thing to see if it helps. If not, I'd make a new thread in Hardware as maybe this is a hardware problem.

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  8. NikWright

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    thank you, i will give this a try, and we can close this thread.
     
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