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By swood723 ·
windows 98; 128 ram; 20 gig h/d; 550 mhz; amd k7 processor. my computer freezes with the mouse arrow frozen.I have to reboot. Very frustrating.does it a lot, maybe 6 times a day; particularly surfing web

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by parier In reply to my computer freezes

It you have a ATI video card, I remember a client having that problem and I beleive there is a resolution in Microsofts Technet, try this Knowledge Base Article number (From Microsofts web Site) Use this URL:
Q279036 - Internet Explorer May Stop Working While You Are Moving the Mouse at http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q279/0/36.ASP?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0&qry=mouse&rnk=24&src=DHCS_MSPSS_gn_SRCH&SPR=IE

Hope this helps.
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by swood723 In reply to my computer freezes

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by BuffaloDan In reply to my computer freezes

yup, frustrating as all heck no doubt...
(welcome to windows...)

do you use Hotbar? ( IE skins?)
remove any internet explorer add-on's...

who is your isp, are they trying to do an auto update on you? Skins on your browser can interfere with this...

run MSCONFIG from the "run" menu, remove items one at a time to troubleshoot this problem...

go to:
"windowsupdate.microsft.com"

download the latest updates and patches for your operating system and browser....

good luck....

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by BuffaloDan In reply to my computer freezes

one final point, windows GDI.exe which interfaces with the video card/driver is the greatest source of windows lockups. please check that you have the latest and greatest video drivers for your video system

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by support.kb In reply to my computer freezes

Hi,
The reason why your computer freezes when you try to run volume shadow coping service is that the service uses a dll file used by IE 7. Let me know if you have IE 7 but do not try to install from add/remove programs. My personal email ID is support.kb@gmail.com

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by m1wheeler In reply to my computer freezes

sounds like a heat issue if its freezing six times a day check your fan and heatsink. get a program that will allow you to check your processor temperature such as mother board monitor, or simply go into the bios and it may be there on some motherboards. try taking the cover off the case and putting a fan next to it. it is more than likely heat. good luck.

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by abi9999 In reply to my computer freezes

Please note that having higher system resources at bootup directly increases your system performance, especially while Multitasking activities are performed simultaneously.

Windows comes with an application that will allow you to configure what programs will start up when you boot the computer. You can access this application by clicking the start button, then click run and type "MSCONFIG" without the quotes. You will then see a window with several tabs at the top. Click on the startup tab.A list of applications will be shown with check boxes denoting which applications are being selected to start at bootup.

The only items that absolutely should remain checked are "SYSTRAY" and "SCANREGISTRY". Systray displays the time and other icons for applications running in the background. Scanregistry makes backup copies of the registry that can be restored if a software installation corrupts the registry.

n addition to the above, we also suggest that you delete the Temporary Internetfiles. These temporary files are usually deleted when the program is closed. Usually the temporary files are created in C:\Windows\Temp directory.We advise that you make it a habit to delete these files from the above-mentioned folder regularly.
Maintaining your System?s hard drive is equally important. Please perform the instructions mentioned below carefully which will drastically improve your system?s performance.Scandisk and Defragmenter are the two utilities that should be executed on a regular basis.

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