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I am running a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro. I've got my finger on the button. Do you know why usb is so "iffy"? Mike (mflynn), WOW! http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-hjt-log.html

Once he came back 32 mins and found it frozen, another time he came back 35 mins and it was still running, then he returned 2 hours later and it was Join our site today to ask your question. Report • #38 W2000user December 1, 2012 at 17:31:41 Thar she blows!ComboFix 12-12-01.02 - Bobby Boombatz 12/01/2012 17:19:07.1.1 - x86Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.991.539 [GMT -8:00]Running from: e:\documents and settings\Bobby Boombatz\Desktop\ComboFix.exeAV: I thought it was working fine.

This has worked for me anyway. In fact, when ComboFix is running, do not touch your computer at all. My Linux laptop freezes when it goes into standby sometimes too.

  1. If you run Windows Vista or 7, right click and choose 'Run as Administrator'.
  2. Here's what you could and could not do during the hang: You can move mouse cursor and right click to get menu on desktop and icons menu and click start button
  3. I leave the side cover off of my computer, and am, with a swing of the head, staring into the innards, day after day, so the internal port is almost as
  4. The method used depends on the processor.Your original post is SOO long that I did not finish reading it.
  5. I ran the older version of hijackthis, and here is the log: _______________________________________________ Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2 Scan saved at 3:30:16 PM, on 14/12/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE:

You may also... I missed my timing for F2 and hit ctl-alt-del repeatedly durning boot to restart and it hung the machine and I had to do a hard shutdown and rebooted fine and Just how much that affects its current problem is the question. BSOD Help and Support My pc freezes and after 2-3 mins BSOD popsMy pc freezes and then BSOD pops then after i restart sometimes it freezes on the windows logo.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Forum Home > Windows Discussions > Troubleshooting New Posts FAQ Search Events Register Login SOLVED: Machine hangs after being idle The scan could take a while, so please be patient. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/after-sitting-idle-my-windows-xp-computer/6bb634d6-0cd7-4ec9-992b-e1122d5181ef Then SymRegFix ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/tutorials/SymRegFix.exe To download using Internet Explorer.

With respect to the hanging, it might be a resource issue exacerbated by the use of a screen saver. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Bad hardware is almost always to blame by caskater4 / May 28, 2010 9:50 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows Browser Firefox MellowCream View Public Profile Find More Posts by MellowCream 08 Oct 2014 #6 Mayank Parmar Windows 10 Tech Preview 69 posts India Quote: Originally Posted Later tonight, I'm going to try putting this machine into safe mode, and seeing if it freezes there too.Its performance is noticeably snappier now, undoubtedly due to the crapload of spyware

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bad hardware is actually uncommon by GlassDeviant / June 12, 2010 1:19 PM PDT In reply to: Bad hardware is almost always to I've tried both mini and kernel dumps, and don't see any new ones in c:\windows\minidump\ or as c:\windows\memory.dmp. I'll run the scan again. The only joke here is your complete lack of knowledge of the history of PCs and their operating systems.Third, the only reason why a computer running Linux and an identical one

Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - Re: Mac's are all the same by teacee90 / June 14, 2010 1:05 AM PDT In reply to: Buy a MAC; what a this content System has been fine also with no hangs until I tried to enter BIOS durning boot to verify boot order settings for UBCD usage. I think he probably uses MSE also, but I'm not sure. Ohwell, I won't get that one again!Paul Related Resources solved All Games minimizing after exactly 3 hours of play time?

So this was the cause of the problem.As to why the drive is not able to silently detect and correct this sector on its own, I am not sure, although I Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows 7 freezes after sitting inactive by JamesJMurphy / May 28, 2010 11:12 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 v1".[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Classes\VideoLAN.VLCPlugin.*1*\CLSID]@="{E23FE9C6-778E-49D4-B537-38FCDE4887D8}".[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Classes\VideoLAN.VLCPlugin.*2*]@="?????????????????? http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-on-shutdown.html I think I will wait and see if it is stable this way before I change the mouse and keyboard.

I highly recommend trying to swap out parts (RAM, CPU, video card, etc) to see if it's any more stable. Stay logged in Sign up now! The fix for me: in Windows Media Player, go to Library, click Media Sharing...

If computer is idle then network adapters will get shut down(no power).

I also use ZoneAlarm for my firewall. I want to know what went south for next time. OK!Finished : << RKreport[1]_S_12012012_02d1748.txt >>RKreport[1]_S_12012012_02d1748.txt Report • #44 Johnw December 1, 2012 at 17:56:09 6: Run TDSSKiller & post the log.http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivi...http://www.softpedia.com/progScreen...http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?q...http://support.kaspersky.com/viruse...Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKillerhttp://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?q...If TDSS dos'nt run, use FixTDSShttp://www.symantec.com/content/en/...Download FixTDSS and save If it froze where I left it, the cursor and keyboard are simply not responding, and Ctrl-Alt-Delete doesn't work either, so in any case, I have to simply do a hard

Run CCleaner http://www.ccleaner.com/download/builds (get SLIM at bottom no Yahoo toolbar) run twice or more on Cleanup temps, then on left click Registry then Scan for issues also repeat till clean. It just ran the scan when I clicked on "scan". Removed a printer update from HP which I found can be buggy but will have to see. check over here I don't sleep much either, since I have RLS (restless leg syndrome) and kidneys that won't wait.

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now I just called him back and he said it found 24 objects, he removed them, restarted and let the computer run idle for over an hour and it hasn't froze. Video especially. I'm just scratching my head trying to decide what to do next.Worst case, I'll save a bunch of stuff on a spare HDD and re-boot to the XP disc and do

I take backups daily.Links:Gsmartcontrol:http://gsmartcontrol.berlios.de/home/index.php/en/HomeSmartmontools/smartctl:http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/smartmontools/Fsutil:http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/fsutil.mspx?mfr=trueWmic:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929491DiskView:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896650.aspxSetACL:http://setacl.sourceforge.net/nfi:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/253066 redhawk Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Moderator Group Joined: 14 September 2005 Location: United Kingdom Status: Offline Points: 1362 Post but right now Ihave absolutely no idea where my troubleshooting should focus so I won'tprovide a load of unnecessary detail only to be asked for somethingcompletely different anyway!The only thing I Report • #11 Johnw November 30, 2012 at 01:46:36 "And here's the AFTER, after the deleting and the rebooting:"Ok, that got rid of a lot, probably need to do more checks. I've disabled Power Management in BIOS, disabled any screen saving ("none").