+ 1 Votes PC Wizard Clendanielc 1 year ago To see if it could be the CPU overheating, install this program called PC Wizard. Its a life monitor of everything that is going on with the system in real time. Here you can see if it is the CPU overheating or maxing out. This also goes with the RAM. You will have to watch it when you try to convert a video file. This will help determine if it is really a hardware issue and not a software issue. Here is the link to PC Wizard: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html Hope you find out the solution to your problem.