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Windows is freezing periodically

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hnc197, Sep 22, 2008.

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  1. hnc197

    hnc197 Thread Starter

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    Hi guys. I have a problem with my windows.

    It's kinda hard to explain but as I wrote on the title, my windows is freezing periodically. It just happens every 1~2 minutes, and the freezing lasts about 1~2 seconds.

    And curiously, during that freezing, when I see processes tab on taskmgr, all cpu usage is dropping to 0% except system idle process. In other words, contrary to most freezing, which the cpu usage of some processes goes 100%, this problem is just opposite situation.

    I can't figure what is wrong. I used KAV 7.0 to scan my whole PC if there's any viruses, but it says it's all fine. I removed some spywares by AdAware but it doesn't helped my situation. And, there were no suspicious processes when I looked into taskmgr.

    What should I do? I don't wanna format my pc.. :(

    Please help me.

    -SYSTEM INFORMATION-
    Intel E2140 (Dual Core)
    1GB RAM
    GeForce 6600 GT AGP
    Seagate 7200.10 SATA HDD
    Windows XP SP2



    ps: Sorry for my clumsy english. I'm living in Japan so I can't speak english well. Please tell me if there's any sentence that is hard to understand.
     
  2. Gombot

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    You might check your event viewer for clues. Maybe something useful was captured in the System or Application logs.
     
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