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There's something wrong with my computer but I'm not sure what the problem is. I've run chkdsk and it shows no problem. But the computer hangs and I haven't installed any new programs or hardware - I don't know how to check on memory problems, I'm willing to run any type of diagnostic but need to know where to start. I am sooooo frustrated.

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  • jancristo Apr 23, 2010

    I did download this and ran it finding 31 problems that were fixed. But the original problem continues. Thanks for the suggestion though.

  • jancristo Apr 23, 2010

    I am running Windows XP. Yes, it is a store bought computer that has kept up with all recommended updates.

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The 1st thing to do is test it for virus/malware infectiions

go to the Cnet download.com link below and download the anti-malware program on the left of the screen, run a full system scan, then retest system. This is a trusted site.
http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

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    yadayada Apr 23, 2010

    Have u defragmented the HDD?

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    yadayada Apr 23, 2010

    what ooperating system are u running?

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    yadayada Apr 23, 2010

    if this is a store bought computer were u aware that tech support is free for issues like this by email only, go to the manufacturers web site and click support.

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    yadayada Apr 23, 2010

    contact factory customer support for the computer, they have helped me with many such problems.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

a slight overhaul of your computer

second clean your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor specifically around your CPU central processing unit making sure there is no MOISTURE in the airline

as dust will cause a lot of static which will make a computer overheat and cause lots of problems


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another way of running the chkdsk utility


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