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Uninstalled windows XP installed linux Ubuntu9.04 now computer freezes up while browsing or just using locations on desktop please help

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  • muebe May 11, 2010

    Did you format the drive and then install Linux...I would try a complete format and install if you did not?

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Might be a hardware problem. Check Disk, check memory.

This is a good bootable CD that can ferret out a bad hard drive.

http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/support/download.htm#DFT

Most current Linux CDs will have a "memtest" feature. If you find a bad spot on disk (when it displays text in red!), pull out a stick or two and re-run untill it runs for an hour with no messages.

Once you have good disk and good memory, you'll be ready for business. Freezing is usually bad hardware.

You can also check /var/log/messages for any errors just before the system is rebooted

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This may be a packets problem try in terminal sudo apt-get install -a if it is some loose packet responsible this should help

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Here the small tricks to disable or unintal Deep Freeze ver 6 without password:
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Once you finish installing the Windows Operating system. You can go ahead with installation of your Linux Operating system. After you finish Installing Linux you will get the option in GRUB to select the Operating systems.

If you have already installed Linux and want to install the Windows, Follow the same procedure but it will directly boot Windows after you finish Installing Windows. You will have to write the GRUB again for your Linux system.

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