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Windows freezes when loading desktop

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#1 Chris Paul

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Posted 13 October 2008 - 03:31 PM

Hi everyone,

I've got a $6000 duel Xenon 3.6 that is nothing but a paperweight right now.

I've had this machine for 1.5 years and ever since new it's had this recurring problem of freezing when I try to log in. I'm the only account on the darn thing. It used to be if I restarted 4-9 times it would eventually load the desktop. I'll save you the long story with the mfg. but after they reformatted the hard drive, I reloaded all my software, (Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Avid video editing, and MS Office 2003). It worked great for about 1 month and then started the locking up again. Today I've rebooted no less than 20 times and it hangs every time. It comes up on the desktop blue screen with no icons or taskbar and that's as far as it will go.

If anyone can help I would reallhy appreciate it. I refuse to deal the Guy Graphics out of Utah any longer. They insist the machine is fine.



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#2 hamluis



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Posted 13 October 2008 - 03:44 PM

Hi :thumbsup:.

You do any routine hard drive maintenance on this system?

Run chkdsk /r?


Run a diagnostic on your hard drive?


Edited by usasma, 13 October 2008 - 05:42 PM.
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