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#1 draven

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 07:42 AM

Hello,

Im on XP Pro, virtually every time i login to my computer, when i get to the desktop it freezes and the only way to get past this is to use task manager and logout.

During this process the End Now section appears with explorer.exe and the option to end now, so i click end now and back i go the login screen. I do this about 3-4 times and finally it doesnt freeze.

Also when i click on icons and open folders, sometimes it will freeze.

I have run anti-virus and spy-ware scans and nothing i can see is linked to the problem it that regard.


Can someone please help.


thanks.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 11:32 AM

Have you tried running sfc /scannow to replace possible missing/corrupt system files?

LEARN how to use SFC.EXE (system file checker) in this article! - http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html

Have you checked Event Viewer for possible clues (errors) which might help?

What is the Event Viewer, and Should I Care - Ask Leo! - http://ask-leo.com/what_is_the_event_viewe...uld_i_care.html

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 11:46 AM

We also have BC tutorial on the Event Viewer here. See especially posts 1 & 2
How To Use the Event Viewer Applet
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Posted 19 January 2008 - 07:30 PM

Try updating your video card drivers.
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