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My system is hanging frequently

I have a system with XP Service pack 2. It is hanging very frequently. The system has been formatted for about 4 to 5 times now and I still have the same problem. I thought it could be a problem of the RAM. I have got 2 RAM's in my system, 512 & 1GB and I tried running my system only on 512 and later only on 1 GB still the problem persist. I checked the mother board and none of the components on motherboard is getting heated. Checked the SMD and found it to be fine. Removed the complete motherboard from the cabinet and tried installing and the installation went fine, but after a few hours it again got hanged. I am not able to resolve the issue. SMPS is also working fine, what should I check next.

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    Farhan Hafeez Jan 13, 2009

    I have an assembled PC. it is not a branded machine. The trouble started a month back and I would say it started all of a sudden. I have changed nothing and still getting that irritating problem

  • Cheryl May 11, 2010

    When did this trouble begin? What changed before it all started? And what is the brand of your computer and motherboard?



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Use the Microsoft-supplied Performance Monitor log to pinpoint where the trouble is occurring. If that doesn't lead you to the solution, please supply further details:

  • Brand of motherboard, memory, chip, etc.
  • Exact error message or behavior. Do you get a blue screen? Does the CPU usage top out? What exactly do you mean by "hang"?
  • Does the problem occur in Safe Mode? You will not be able to use many of your devices and peripherals in Safe Mode, but at least this can help rule out trouble with the basics: motherboard, memory, etc.
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Why dont u pick ur computer first, n then u go to the nerby comp shop n slam it on the floor n buy a new dell computer.is it fine now????????

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