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XP, Computer Freezing Every Few Minutes

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by AnansiBoy, Aug 23, 2008.

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  1. AnansiBoy

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    About a week ago, my comp started freezing while playing games (chiefly World of Warcraft)
    Since then, it's become more and more frequent, and is now crashing just while using Firefox.

    I've scanned for viruses/malware/spyware etc. etc., Updated my video drivers. Done a system restore, and It's not overheating.

    Haven't added anything recently that could cause this, only things I can think of are that Crap Cleaner may have deleted something it shouldn't have, or the actual card itself is damaged. (Can dust do that? :S)

    Help?
     
  2. AnansiBoy

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    Nothing interesting in the Event Viewer either :(
     
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    Dust can cause it but you said it wasn't overheating; dust could cause overheating. Do you have sp3 installed, if so did this start shortly afterwards?
     
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    It was Dusty, but I cleaned it out, problem got worse after that, heheh.
     
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    You didn't use a vacuum, did you?
     
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    Used a clean soft make-up brush.
     
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