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Laptop is a Sony Vaio VGN SZ230P. It started freezing up. Looked in Task Manager and SYSTEM was using 80% or more of CPU. Reformatted using the recovery partition and problem was still there. Reformatted, again, using a Windows XP disc. Everything was going well until installation of the audio driver (SigmaTel), then the problem started again. Should I assume the sound on the motherboard is bad?

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GO INTO CONTROL PANAL LOOKIN FOR PROBLEM AND SULUTIONS, OPEN THE FOLDER, YOU HAVE FUALTY MEMORY MODULE, RUN THE MEMORY CHECK IN CONTROL PANAL, I DO NOT THINK IT IS AUDIO PROBLEM, SOFTWARE ISSUE, SOFTWARE CONFLICK, TRY TO REMEMBER THE LAST THING YOU WERE DOING WHEN YOU STARTED HAVING THE PROBLEM, INSTALL SP2, GAMES, UPDATES, WINDOWS APPLICATION, FIREFOX, INTERNET PROVIDER, DRIVES FOR CERTAIN EQUIPMENT INSTALLING, ANYTHING OUT OF THE NORMAL SETTING, PLAYING A NEW GAME,

IT MAY ALSO A VEDIO DRIVE ISSUE, UPDATES, NEW INSTALL, SOME THING YOU DID IN THE LAST WEEK BEFORE YOU STARTED REINSTALL THE SYSTEM PROBLEMS.

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It could be a bad driver, have you checked Sony's site for an update, or looking a non-sony, later version of the driver for the device, perhaps just google SigmaTel [device name]?

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