Weird Instability--May be an easy solve?

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Niobe

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Hello!

I'm running XP, 32-bit on an old (8 - 10 years old) PC. Was terribly slow, you guys helped get it back in shape! However, the weird things continue: dropping icons (e.g., the icon bottom right task bar for internet connection disappeared, everything but top task bar disappeared), dropping files (can't find a folder I created to keep track of tech info), some software progs (can't find SuperAntiSpy), etc.

I've managed to keep things workable, but this is like a funhouse carnival ride. I can't afford a new PC, and to take it somewhere for pro diagnostics is also cost prohibitive.

I ran the Windows diagnostics and here's what it came up with:

00000008] Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Network Connection (FAILED)
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[FONT=&quot]DHCPServer = 172.16.0.9 (FAILED) [/FONT]
Pinging 172.16.0.9 with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Ping statistics for 172.16.0.9:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss)

DNSEnabledForWINSResolution = FALSE

[FONT=&quot]DNSServerSearchOrder (FAILED) [/FONT]
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172.16.0.10 (FAILED) [/FONT]
Pinging 172.16.0.10 with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Ping statistics for 172.16.0.10:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss)[FONT=&quot][/FONT]
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150.199.1.10 (PASSED) [/FONT]
Pinging 150.199.1.10 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 150.199.1.10: bytes=32 time=47ms TTL=47
Reply from 150.199.1.10: bytes=32 time=47ms TTL=47
Reply from 150.199.1.10: bytes=32 time=46ms TTL=46
Reply from 150.199.1.10: bytes=32 time=47ms TTL=47
Ping statistics for 150.199.1.10:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 46ms, Maximum = 47ms, Average = 46ms[FONT=&quot][/FONT]
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150.199.101.1 (PASSED)[/FONT]
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DomainDNSRegistrationEnabled = FALSE

IPFilterSecurityEnabled = FALSE


I only copied the stuff that had FAILED or FALSE on it. Everything else in the report seemed okay.

QUESTION: could this instability be caused by overheating, dirty fan, etc.?

Thank you in advance for your help!
 
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