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The Ol' Freeze 'n' Beep, (Hopefully This Is The Right Place)

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Puro, Feb 12, 2013.

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  1. Puro

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    Lately my computer's been doing this one unusual little thing:

    When I'd click on a link, usually on Facebook, to a web page containing a video - (not YouTube, more like a Yahoo News story or something, where the video is set to play automagically) - or a page with lots and lots of pictures, the computer would freeze for a few seconds, beep once, remain frozen a few more seconds, and then, go back to normal.

    I call it "The Ol' Freeze 'n' Beep".

    Lately, it's taken to doing it, (sometimes, not every time), when I type Facebook into the navigation bar. Seems to be more likely to do this when I've first brought the computer up, and Facebook is the first site I try to bring up.

    Other sites seem perfectly fine, and I haven't noticed any other effects.

    My computer uses Windows Vista, which is why I posted it here.

    Any ideas what this might be, or what I can do about it? Is my computer about to go out on me? I've had it since 2008, with hardly any problems at all. Till this, anyway.

    :eek:
     
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    To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

    Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.
     
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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4700 @ 2.60GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 3060 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 320 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 466643 MB, Free - 356600 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 6222 MB;
    Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RY007
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled


    It's a Dell Inspiron 530.
     
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    Feels like a couple of months, maybe just about 8 weeks or so. Might just seem that long in my mind. It only seems to happen when I do something though, (click on a link or whatever). I haven't ran a Check disk, but I'll do that tonight.
     
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    Also, download Speccy program which is free, and post your Voltages here. Click on Motherboard then Copy your Voltages. Should look something like this.
    http://www.piriform.com/speccy

    Voltage
    CPU CORE 1.152 V
    MEMORY CONTROLLER 2.992 V
    +3.3V 3.296 V
    +5V 5.000 V
    +12V 12.288 V
    +5V HIGH THRESHOLD 4.973 V
    CMOS BATTERY 3.184 V
     
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    When's the last time you opened up your computer and blew out the dust with a can of compressed air?
     
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    Voltage
    CPU CORE 1.136 V
    MEMORY CONTROLLER 3.008 V
    +3.3V 3.360 V
    +5V 5.027 V
    +12V 11.840 V
    +5V HIGH THRESHOLD 5.000 V
    CMOS BATTERY 3.152 V
     
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    It's been a while since I did that. I don't have a can of compressed air at the moment, but I can get one fairly soon. An online friend of mine suggested I do that as well.
     
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    Using Speccy, copy your Summary page which is the default page so we can see your Temps. Looks like this.

    Operating System
    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
    CPU
    Intel Pentium E2160 @ 1.80GHz 36 °C
    Conroe 65nm Technology
    RAM
    3.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 332MHz (5-5-5-15)
    Motherboard
    Dell Inc. 0RY007 (Socket 775) 40 °C
    Graphics
    VX2250 SERIES ([email protected])
    1024MB GeForce 9500 GT (EVGA) 47 °C
    Hard Drives
    596GB Western Digital WDC WD6401AALS-00E8B0 ATA Device (SATA) 35 °C
     
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    Operating System
    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit SP2
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 @ 2.60GHz 44 °C
    Conroe 65nm Technology
    RAM
    3.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 332MHz (5-5-5-15)
    Motherboard
    Dell Inc. 0RY007 (Socket 775) 40 °C
    Graphics
    DELL E228WFP ([email protected])
    Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family
    Hard Drives
    466GB SAMSUNG HD501LJ ATA Device (SATA) 32 °C
    Optical Drives
    TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653B ATA Device
    Audio
    Realtek High Definition Audio
     
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