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Computer Hanging And Loud Beep


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#1 Hal06

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 05:56 PM

Sometimes of late, my computer has been "stalling" while trying to switch between programs. It stalls and then there is a loud beep. Is an indication of a problem or is it an indication that I am over taxing the computer?

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 06:21 PM

Well...it's not normal, so I would consider it a distress signal :thumbsup:.

Could be heat-related, could be memory...how often a day does this happen and exactly what are you doing when it happens?

How large is your C: partition, how much free space on same?

How much RAM installed in your system (Start/My Computer/Properties...second last line)?

System manufacturer and model? Laptop or desktop?

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 06:34 PM

I have 504 MB RAM; this happens once in a while, not daily. Normally when iTunes is running - it's a resource hog!

Total Physical Memory - 512MB
Available Physical Memory - 79.6

Total Virtual Memory - 2 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96




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