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#1 ashwanth

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 02:02 PM

Hello,
My computer would freeze around 10 times daily...Not at any specific time, but just randomly. I

1. Ran several virus scans, no viruses were found.
2. Re-installed windows, but still freezes,
3. Ran memtest to check if my memory wasn't working fine, but no errors found.
4. My CPU fan was making a lot of noise, so I bought a new CPU fan and it still froze.
5. Ran hard drive diagnostics, no errors.
6. Bought a new power supply (everyone told me that it could be my power supply and the voltage might be fluctuating, i.e. a bad power supply), still the computer froze.

What could the problem be?? Please let me know.

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 03:11 PM

Most likely the CPU is overheating. Check the temperature of the CPU, with for example Speedfan.
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Posted 21 October 2006 - 01:53 AM

The CPU temperature is 45C.
The hard drive temperature is 44C.
So I don't think overheating is the problem.

Any other suggestions?

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Posted 22 October 2006 - 07:45 AM

Check your Event Viewer for errors around the time of the freezes. Here's a How-To: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/

Then we'll move on from there. I suspect, since it's freezing after the reinstall, that you may have a bad component. Did you reinstall all of the drivers (mob0/chipset, video, LAN, audio, etc) after reinstalling Windows?
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