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Crash's Every Couple Minutes?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by pharaun975, Feb 7, 2007.

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  1. pharaun975

    pharaun975 Thread Starter

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    The title says it all. I've defragged, I've done a Disk Cleanup. My spyware program (Ad-Aware SE) ruins my computer each time I use it. (I beleive it somehow wrecks the 'explorer.exe' protocol, because after the first boot up after the scan, exporer.exe does not work). I've tried looking for a good Freeware Registry Cleaner, to see if that may be causing any problems, but I can only find ones that will clean say....20, and then shut down till you buy the whole version. I use ZoneAlarm for a firewall. What will stop these infuriating crashes?! I think it might be a virus, but I don't see any other strange activities besides the crashes. Oh, also, my computer will try physical memory dumps whenever theres a particulary bad flurry of crashes (by flurry I mean I barely get to the Windows loading screen, let alone the password screen).

    There are also two types of crashes.
    One: The entire screen just goes blank
    Two: The screen will again go blank, then my computer will magically restart itself.
    Three: A simple freeze of the screen. Any image that is up on the screen stay there untill I hold the power button down.
     
  2. ozrom1e

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    Welcome to TSG....

    Let's try to find out if this is an overheating problem please download and run this and post the findings back here.

    SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures
    http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
     
  3. pharaun975

    pharaun975 Thread Starter

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    I'm on it. And thanks = ).
     
  4. pharaun975

    pharaun975 Thread Starter

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    Ok. HD0: 33C is the only reading I can discern.
     
  5. ozrom1e

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    How about temp1 and temp2?

    Can you give soem system spec's on your computer?
     
  6. pharaun975

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    I'm not seeing and temp1 and temp2 readings anywhere I can see....*looks more intently*...Nope. And how would I go about getting those Sys specs? I remember getting them before but my memory isn't what it was used to be.

    EDIT: I now beleive that there may possibly be no sensors to pick up those readings, if that's possible. I have completely (to my knowlage) explored the SpeenFan program and the only readings I get are the HD0 readings...Which have alarmingly gone up to 37C, an increase of four.
     
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    Any help? Compter still is crashing. HD0 reading is at 30C
     
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