Question about Computers & Internet
Try the following for a freezing or crashing computer:
1) General maintenance - open the computer case and blow out the dust with a can of compressed air (do not shake can). Aim air at CPU fan, power supply fan.
2) Turn on computer, does the CPU fan spin? It should
3) Turn off computer, remove memory modules and reinsert memory modules. Take care to make sure they are lined up correctly, they can only go in one way. Use the tabs to remove them.
4) Make a Memtest CD from www.memtest.org. Follow the instructions there to test the RAM for bad memory chips.
5) Make a knoppix live cd from www.knoppix.org. Follow the instructions there to boot into knoppix. Does it crash when running knoppix? If not it could be Windows that is the culprit.
Posted on Jun 10, 2008
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