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Freezing I was surfing the web and all of sudden, my thinkpad freezes. I restart the computer the Windows server 2003 loads as usual but the system freezes as soon as I perform any command such as clicking on "start" button or clicking on any desktop icon. Please help

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Click on start then run and write msconfig then on startup remove some unknown software
im also using r50e 1.50GHz. upgraded memory card 760mb something running smoothly that 256mb

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This could be caused by a number of problems either with the hardware or software. Start by doing a virus scan, then a system restore back about a month or so. If it's a software glitch this should clear it. Also, an operating system error or glitch can cause this, so you might try an operating system repair with your recovery or operating system disc. If not, then do a hard drive and memory test from the bios or setup (if your machine has these diagnostic tools, some don't). A bad or failing memory chip or hard drive can cause this, a malfunctioning or failing processor can cause this, and a dirty fan or heat sink can cause the processor to overheat causeing this. You'll just have to sort through these one at a time until you find the cause.

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