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system freezes

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cramernutz, Feb 16, 2003.

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  1. cramernutz

    cramernutz Thread Starter

    Feb 11, 2003
    when playing mp3 files, dvd's, and games, my computer freezes and i here a continuous tone from my speakers. i've tried reinstalling the drivers for my sound card, video card, i even reformatted my hard drive and installed xp pro. what could cause this problem.

    i appreciate the help

    my system specs are:
    Dell system
    1.7 gig pentium IV
    16xdvdrom, hp 200i 2x2x32 dvd burner
    80 gig Maxtor
    Soundblaster Audigy
    NVidia Geforce2 64MB
    640 MB RDRAM
    Lucent WinModem
    XP Pro
    Logitech Wireless Keyboard & Optical Mouse
  2. Rache

    Rache Banned

    Sep 30, 2002
    Hi and welcome.

    Sound or graphics card probs springs to mind, but it could be something else. Try reseating them and reinstalling drivers.
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