Games stop responding, originally after an few hours, but now after 10 minutes maximum. Only affects games, not IE, MSN, or anything else for that matter.
Rebooting - several times
Event viewer - Records as System Errors (only one with each hang)
* Source - Sevice Control Manager
* Cateory - None
* Event - 7016
* User - NA
Right clicking and cheking properties, then following the help link gives:-
Product: Windows Operating System
Source: Service Control Manager
Component: System Event Log
Symbolic Name: EVENT_BAD_SERVICE_STATE
Message: The %1 service has reported an invalid current state %2.
The service controller cannot recognize the state code reported by the service specified.
Report the code number to the service vendor's technical support group.
Swept for Spyware, but came up with nothing (using Spyware Guard, Spyware Blaster, Spybot search and Destroy).
Also swept for viruses, also came up blank (using Norton and AVG).
Any further information required (dxdiag, etc)?
Edited by Leprechaun, 26 November 2004 - 10:24 AM.