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System hangs at screensaver at dell desktop 745

System hangs every time the screen saver i s loaded. I've tried " Last Known Good Configuration", system restore, update display driver, install system software. what can be the solution for this problem?

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  • bobbabu01 Sep 26, 2008

    hi kiran,



    I've tried to view mscofig file, can view

    but when i type prefecth at run, it says incorrect name. Please reply



    Thx

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Well try this

- > disabling startup programmes but not un-installing : Start -> Run -> type msconfig & press enter -> select startup tab on the top -> click on disable all. Apply & OK... computer restarts...

then
-> delete prefetch : Start -> RUN -> type prefecth & press enter -> in the window select all and shift delete.

then try performing disk cleanup ...

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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