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My PC reboot when in the middle of internet session

I observed that whenever I am connected to internet my pc sometimes locked and hangedup or even worst it reboot. Anybody can help me solve this problem. I am using Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or IE 6.0, my Anti virus is Trend Micro PC-cillin 2007.

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  • Ahlee Oct 30, 2008

    I will try your solution and will observe

  • Ahlee Oct 30, 2008

    For your clarification. Sometimes while it is downloading and at the same time I am using MSword or Excel. Is there any conflict while I am using microsoft?

  • Ahlee Oct 30, 2008

    My PC have 768MB Ram, and there are 34 processes running including TuneUp memory optimizer.
    I will try anyway the selective startup. How about the case of it hangs when not in use for about 1hour1. Thanks for the suggestion.


  • heather mccluskey
    heather mccluskey May 11, 2010

    Does this ONLY happen while you are browsing the internet?

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Download and run ATF Cleaner from http://www.atribune.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=25&Itemid=25 its free , it clears all your temp folders at once , making your virus and spyware programs run better. does not touch any system files and is extremely fast and easy to use. always run it more than once or untill you get a "no files removed" message. I run it everytime i finish browsing..
Make sure you have all the updates your operating system, virus and spyware update programs running will tie up your computer when you are browsing.
Make sure you run Microsofts' malicious software removal tool found in thier update section.
Post your findings here if this doesnt clear it up for you and ill post a few more steps.
Regards.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

  • Jeff Strader
    Jeff Strader Oct 30, 2008

    more than likely you have your computer resources tied up and the computer isnt keeping up. if you hit control-alt-delete and open the taskmanager to the processes tab, look at the bottom to see how many processes you have running. windows only requires about 20 processes with your antivirus program included.

    Most ppl use all the default settings when installing a program , which usually sets things like ms office, yahoo, limewire, msn, AOL to start when windows starts. This is ok when you have a SUPER computer , but when your running XP or Vista and only have 512 meg of RAM and windows is eating up 200 meg, your video card another 128 meg, then those programs are eating the remainder, you have nothing left when you actually start surfing the net, so the hangs begin.

    this could also be a virus...but i dont see why it would manifest itself only while your downloading. I would update and run your antivirus software also.

    Go into the preferences/settings of each program running down by your clock and set them not to start when windows starts.

    go to your startup folder (START-ALL PROGRAMS-STARTUP) and del and entries here -this will not delete the programs , only keep the shortcuts from starting the programs when windows starts.

    you can also click START - RUN - type in MSCONFIG , this open the system config utility, if you go to the tab at the top marked "startup" and uncheck all the boxes in front of everything except your printer, virus scanner, and video card. this will keep these background programs from running at startup. reboot and click OK when it restarts to get past the message stating youve chnged the way windows starts.

    hope this helps ya a lil more..

    Regards

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