Compaq Presario R3150US shuts down with IE7, cpu usage goes up
This has started mostly after changing from IE6 to IE7. After running IE7 for a while, cpu usage will go up to 100% and the system will lock up. It really happens fast when I try to stream music from aolradio.com or xm radio online. It used to work fine. I should have plenty of ram at 1.25 gigs, and the processor is Pentium 4 2.8ghz. I have done everything I can think of as far as cleaning cache, defragmenting, etc.
It actually locked up a few minutes ago, when cpu usage was only 2 to 5%. I have Trend Micro Internet Security, which I thought was supposed to keep spyware, malware, etc. out of the system.
Any help appreciated.
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Re: Compaq Presario R3150US shuts down with IE7, cpu...
Have you inatalled the latest service pack before you upgraded to IE7?
If not, suggest you un-install IE7, install the service pack, reboot computer and then upgrade to IE7.
If IE7 causes you problems the revert back to IE6.
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- Clean the CPU Fan with blower.
If while performing any step cpu goes to 100% then it seems problem can be due to hidden background running services, so i would suggest you to disable them with the help of Reginout, download it.
It appears you have a faulty CPU fan and it is causing the CPU to overheat and shut down. I suggest you replace the CPU fan. remove any dust from the heatsink and put new heatsink compound on the CPU/heatsink.
Once try to Re-Install your Operating System and Just after Installing your OS just once Mo niter your CPU usage in Task Manager if it is Simply raising to 80% to 100% then it is a issue of over heating
This most often means you have a bad cpu or motherboard. When the bios does its post checks it looks for issues and will shut the pc down if all the devices are not funtioning correctly or the CPU reaches critical heat.
When system boots click start button > run > type in box "msconfig" without quotation marks. Click on "selective startup" Go up to the startup tab > click on disable all. Click on apply and ok, reboot. When computer reboots, see if the processor is still running at a hundred %, if not then one of your start up processes is the culprit. You can go back into msconfig and check just those processes that you absolutely need to start up, like a third party wireless controller, anti-virus, malware/spyware, etc., but most of those startup processes you dont need to boot up.
This usually happens after installation.
1. Click START–>RUN and type cmd
2. At the prompt, type cd and press ENTER
3. Type cd Program Files and press ENTER
4. Type cd Internet Explorer and press ENTER 5. Type regsvr32 IEPROXY.DLL
6. You should get a confirmation that the
IEPROXY.DLL has been registered. You can then close all windows and try
Internet Explorer again.
If these steps don’t solve the problem, try
Launching IE with add-ons disabled: 1. Click START–>RUN
2. Type iexplore -extoff
You can also create a shortcut so that you can always run Internet Explorer this way.
1. Right-click on the Desktop
3. Enter in iexplore -extoff
that is most likely due to too many apps starting up at the beginning...can you sort that panel by cpu usage, and see what are listed under the user account. be careful NOT to do anything with the system files
my wife has a presario that had a similar problem - it would boot up, then immediately shut down. I took off the side plate and blew off some of the dust inside. that worked for a couple of days then the symptoms returned. I took it apart again but this time I removed the cpu fan and the cpu heat sink. I cleaned all the **** off the fan and the heat sink and replaced it. this time it stayed on. I checked out the power supply. compaq installed a very cheap power supply - only 250 watts. a replacement power supply for the same machine but with an output of 300 watts is available. as soon as I can scrape up the change, I'm gonna change the PS