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My 9 month old computer suddenly freezes up and must be rebooted

I have purchased this desktop for school, I pay my bills online and do online schoolwork. It came with windows vista. About a month ago, it suddenly would freeze up, the mouse would not move,a nd the only way to fix it was turn off the power strip. Not great when you are in the middle of an online test. I tried to look for solutions to download, but since I really dont know why it does it, I am lost.

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Possible cause may be of either of these two insufficent memory or program malfunction.

First, check the space available on RAM on your sistem. The minimum RAM for a Vista PC is 512 but if you have 512 and is running slow you should upgrade to 1G.

Secondly, your hard disc may be getting full and it may also be the cause of the freezing. You may need to get a backup drive and save most of the file into the external drive or get a bigger hard drive for the system.

Thirdly, program malfunction. It may also be the cause.... Note the which program you are using and with that you can get the right program to uninstall. Or you can simply uninstall all the programs on the OS then reinstall them again..

You simply decide to reinstall a fresh Windows Vista or just repair Windows Vista with the Installation Disc.


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