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By bborcher ·
.... my computer would freeze, it froze on these main applications, Tribes (a game), Diablo II( also a game), Prime95 a 'factoring' program used to factor HIGH prime numbers (it ONLY froze on prime95 IF i was connected to the internet...), and hmm... whenever i noticed my ram getting VERY low % (was using maxmemi program from analogx.com to watch my ram...),
comes to question 2, could there be a problem with my RAM, would it matter which slot i put it in,? could it have been dusty and i needto clean it off?... ok i guess that 2 3 questions in one but....
Question 3,
could the fact i have 3 HD's, one primary IDE, 2 UDMA (on the UDMA controller) be a problem? when using the system disk to first install win98, it saw the c: drive as my old 6.4 gig drive (the one on Pri IDE...), now it see's C: as the 45 gig,

**disclaimer**, all the o/c kits are extensively tested by sunshinestar.com and they gaurantee the processors to work, I personnaly do not think this is the problem, but am trying to troubleshoo

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by Joel M In reply to Continued from before, ma ...

View the final "coninuation" for the answer:

to sum it up:

1. uninstall/reinstall the video drivers

2. clearing the startup menu

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by bborcher In reply to Continued from before, ma ...

Thanks joel-... (see final continuation )

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I have a couple things you could possibly try.

1. Try using current video drivers from video manufactures' web site for your video card. One site that I use regularly is www.winfiles.com. It has links to all different manufacturers for almost all kinds of peripherals.

2. In conjunction with video drivers also install the current DirectX drivers. I have found some video drivers and programs won't even load with out the current DirectX drivers.

3. If your like me and try new software and then uninstall it after you find it doesn't quite work for you, use a program called "Regclean" from Microsoft. It is a registry cleaner that gets rid of any broken keys in you registry plus it will back up your registry should you want to restore the original. I have used it myself extensively and has cured alot of seemingly un-cureable problems.

4. Memory could also be a factor. If you have access to a RAM tester, check that out first to avoid 'spinning your wheels'.

5. The HD may cause problems

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by bborcher In reply to Continued from before, ma ...

I had tried all of that stuff, and most definately had the most recent drivers etc, (since diablo II required it,) .. sadly the problem still exists, after all of that.. (even switching out harddrives, trying all my 3 harddrives individually etc etcetc, problemstill existed..

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