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Mine locks up everytime I turn it on (even in safe mode) after about 2 minutes of run time. Never completed install, just hung w/ no access to task manager or anything else, forcing hard reboot. The time now is 01:46 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of It now seems to work just fine! this contact form

If that does do it. Connected to internet but unable... [SOLVED] Need Help With Choosing Windows 10 Computer starts lagging like crazy » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer That did not help. I still have mouse functionality, if I try to open something, the mouse will indicate it's loading, but nothing beyond that works.

The only thing I changed was cleaning the dust out of the computer, so perhaps it was just a heat issue of some sort. Thursday, August 02, 2007 7:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Gateway cust support suggested physically removing the memory in case there is static built up. Click here to join today!

I have uninstalled Norton and gone back AVG. Nothing,, it still freezes me into a hard -reboot. Thursday, August 02, 2007 6:13 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  I just chatted with Gateway Support who suggested I open up my case and remove my memory Anyways......I'll stop moaning.   Hope this resolves some peoples issues Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote im having same problem with my XP

but that may not be if people are still having the problem after a clean install. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. This didn't solve my problem, but may help you.

Thanks for the help. 12-21-2009, 09:19 PM #5 KeilanS Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Location: Canada Posts: 37 OS: Windows Vista Premium (SP1) My System Dell's extensive I suspect it's a HDD issue, but I wanted to double check here. One day, I happened to notice defrag running in the background using about  25% CPU, but very little hard disk activity through Reliability and Performance Monitor (RPM).  I had RPM up This didn't solve my problem, but may help you.

I've got to put in a good plug for Gateway's customer support... https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/dbd0626a-5b53-4eca-b2cc-0573cbe24e12/vista-freezes-up-can-do-nothing-but-hard-reboot?forum=itprovistadesktopui Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/991478 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Next time it does I will try and pinpoint the source. Please try the request again.

This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.My issue was due to a faulty mother board.  thanks to Dell for a quick response and fix. weblink I have scanned with every program I can. I don't know if this will help anyone else, but I'll give all the steps I was given and what eventually worked.   Gateway customer service asked me to do the Loading...

My USB ports still seem active (external hub lights remain on).  Because Vista is OEM supplied, I have to use HP tech support and I can't even get them to understand Are there any tests I should run? Heat is not a problem however it did blue screen once due to a power distribution issue....more on that later. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-m1330.php A temporary fix may be to go to the Start button and put cmd in the search field.

I'll be doing a virus scan or a file transfer or a Windows Defender scan or nothing, and my computer just freezes up and the clock stops, then I have to like i said b4 it freezes to somehow reload the pci slot meaning that they should try fixing that ACPI bug real soon. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Stupid in hindsight I know, especially seeing as my PSU has a modular layout giving 4 12V rails.

Ive also run virus checks and nothing. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. There is no harm in trying this (unless the flashing process fails....then there is) and since I flashed mine, I have noticed a big speed difference from within Vista.   Also, Gear in this thread Laptop Battery for Dell XPS M1330, Laptop Battery for Dell XPS M1330, 1330 More on Laptop Battery for Dell XPS M1330, Price: $13.48 MM911 - Dell XPS

I was using Photos. For me, updating to official foxconn drivers certainly helped to stop the freezing. If I do that the machine just gets stuck at "Shutting Down" until I hard reboot. his comment is here I'll try above suggestions and report back.       Thursday, September 27, 2007 3:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   I know that the thread is

I have tried rebooting the server from command line (shutdown -f -t 0 -r). I'm thinking maybe I need Laplinks' Self Erase to claim back space from deleted files that weren't fully deleted. My suggestion is to check the devices set ups in the bios, Windows system manager, and check properties fromt he my computer screen.  Also check 'local disk managment' options (Right click Generated Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:36:08 GMT by s_wx1219 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection

Does it lock up when it is hot only or at any time? I've got 200 GB free, but if it's gonna act like Android 4.2 instead of 4.4 with TRIM support, I may have to buy a new hard drive and clone the Try starting it is safe mode.. witch i don't doubght.

Most have them now.   Power distribution has caused instability in my PC before. Right click on the program cmd and run as adminstrator then type chkdsk /R /F and press enter and run checkdisk. 12-22-2009, 08:52 AM #7 joeten Microsoft-Team Manager Hardware they really did help with this.   Hope this helps someone!       Saturday, August 04, 2007 4:32 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   I have I don't want to insult intelligence but especially on custom builds.   Finally, I personally believe the freezing issues to be related to hard drives.

Failed hardware OR incompatibility/Conflicts with vista and your hardware. (this is the most likely explanation, not the definate one) Assuming you know that your hardware has not failed (this is quite Wife hates new PC and Vista....Thanks Bill Gates.   Wednesday, September 05, 2007 12:50 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Same problem as most. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate?

Its back to the store.Vista Home Premium on an Acer Aspire T690Dual Core at 1.6Ghz each2038 mG Ram ona 32-bit systemUsing a D-link wireless from another machine to get internet I'll yell CTRL F11 at boot if it shipped with XP. Flashing nowadays is moderately safe however you have been warned and I take no responsibility for underqualified individuals not knowing how to flash correctly (or qualitified people for that matter)   I changed to Ribbons and seems to work fine now....

I did try waiting over night to see it would come back from whatever it was trying to do, but it was still locked up.  Windows reports no problems in Event Select Dell Diagnostics and let it run. I am not sure how one can troubleshoot the problem and have it addressed by MSFT.B Wednesday, August 01, 2007 11:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I