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By Robin ·
When I have outlook and other programs open I lock up when I do control alt delete there is Iexplore (not repsonding) This just started about a month ago once I end task on that I have to end task on Outlook and all seems ok. I can't figure out why this is happening and can't fix it either.

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by PaulP In reply to PC Locks up

Please describe your computer and operating system. Also which microsoft software updates you have installed.

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by Robin In reply to PC Locks up

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98 (4.10, Build 2222) A
Processor: AMD Duron(tm) processor, MMX, 3DNow, ~1016MHz
Memory: 120MB RAM
Primary File System: FAT32

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by jschein In reply to PC Locks up

1) download adaware for free from lavasoftusa.com and clean your system.

2) update to latest anti-v. definitions for your av program and do a full scan.

3) uninstall internet explorer / (repair if you can) - Reinstall internet explorer, download latest service packs / updates.

Should work fine after all that.

Good luck.

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by TheChas In reply to PC Locks up

What video card, and version of IE do you have?

If you have IE 6 or DirectX 9 installed, you likely need to update the driver for your video card.

If a new video driver is not available, or does not fix the problem, you need to drop back to IE 5.5 SP2 and DirectX 8.1

Chas

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by zachry73 In reply to PC Locks up

ie6 has bugs, better off with ie5.5

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