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PC keeps freezing up


dazzaman 14 631 England
26 Nov 2008 5:51PM
when i click on a icon on the desktop, nothing is happening, i have to keep restarting the pc first, then try again. but before the pc goes through the normal,shut down procedure, a box keeps coming up sayin ending programme, and the programme is,ie explore exe. anyone any idea how i can solve this problem.
thanks
daz.

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tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 6:28PM
What OS are you running ?
Have you perchance shut down when Windows was installing updates?

Adrian
GreyMoonRising 11 1.5k 1
26 Nov 2008 7:56PM
I know nothing about pcs but could it be your anti-virus software?
DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
26 Nov 2008 8:29PM
My PC keeps freezing as well, did it three time the other evening, twice last night & twice tonight.
I have had a computer engineer look at it, cost me an arm & a leg, only for him to tell me that my PC is all OK, & as far as he can see it's only happening on Epz.
Tonight when I want to make a comment or go to another image it's taking all of 20 to 30 seconds.
I'm going to report it once again then I'm shutting epz down for the night.
Hilary
jimthistle73 16 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 8:47PM
Interesting....my laptop has frozen twice when viewing EPZ in the last few days - it's never done it before, or when viewing any other sites. I have to use the task manager to close the internet.
tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 9:16PM
System restore needed ????
User_Removed 18 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 10:16PM
Have you got your central heating on?
f8 16 9.2k 22 England
26 Nov 2008 11:00PM
Mine keeps shutting down too,try leaving it a few minutes to make sure all programmes are running then use it.
Nick_potts 11 25 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 11:06PM
Don't have any probs on EPZ, but my pc hates LR2 and crashes every time i load it upSad
col.campbell 16 1.3k 4 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 11:21PM
Not a computer expert but I did have a similar problem a few years back. Is your processor an AMD by any chance? They tend to run a bit hotter than Intel or they used to. My problem was insufficient cooling on the North Bridge, the other chip on the motherboard which has a fan on it. Just a thought?
User_Removed 15 825 Lithuania
27 Nov 2008 4:54AM
...try...set restore point... insert original OS cd... reboot... folllow on screen instructions and do a system REPAIR!... good luck!

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