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Everything will be going along fine and then during trackpad movement (the trackpad software is serious screwed up in Boot Camp, BTW!) it will just freeze solid. Page 1 of 3 1 23 > 15 Sep 2011 #1 cwright111 Windows 7 11 posts Hard drive light goes solid red and computer locks up... checking hard drive for bad sectors (which it found and fixed) im running... One would think though that with failing thermal creme, the temp would have skyrocketed, but it didnt seem to raise high enough to set off any alarms. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-locking-computer.html

I also have the trackpad problems. Nov 1, 2008 7:19 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Mark-NC1, Mark-NC1 Nov 2, 2008 3:59 AM in response to capaho Level 1 (0 points) Nov 2, Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories GPU HIERARCHY CPU HIERARCHY Brands Tutorials Other I ran Prime95 in safe mode.

The hard drive light always stays in the solid "red" color > mode.This sounds very much like a hard disk problem. This would be just another quick check to throw in with the others. astro10-26-2003, 03:12 PMIn my case, the few times XP has locked up mysteriously and repeatedly it was ultimately traced in those individual circumstances to 1: Overheating motherboard 2: USB device conflict

Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Tews View Public Profile Find More Posts by Tews 15 Sep 2011 #4 unifex Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) 789 posts Given that you have two hard drives, I Whenever your attention wanders (i.e., the computer goes idle), you are not paying attention to the computer.

LG 32LA620V Freezing. Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 2. what steps have you taken to resolve the issue? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on...

I'd like to go back to win2k but sadly alot of games nowadays are xp only and even going into vista only soon so ugh). Please help! Perhaps I will write a help blog on this little escapade. Since the Discussions are only a user-to-user system, Apple does not monitor them and will not see anything you post here.

I just installed version 180.70, but it still locks up. But I can check it out, see if its anywhere in there. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent

The sluggish feeling was mostly trying to stream movies online (tv show actually), might have been the site, might have been the system .. Here is what it does. Dodgy memory is also a possibility, but I'd expect this to happen when busy rather than idle. Also, will an Athlon XP 2600+ work on a mobo that supports a max Athlon XP of 2100+ (obviously I would have to set my bios for a 2100+)?

As a side note some users of NAV 2003 have reported this "lockup in idle" behavior. Perhaps in the future I will try to lower the threshold. Problem Hard Drive - Windows Installation Problems Hard drive not seen in BIOS/Windows but there in Linux... HTH 09-14-2007, 12:58 PM #9 RichardIII Guest Posts: n/a OS: Hi elecjester!

Take out the a drive and the cd burner (never use either), swapped in a new cord on the hdd, and cleaned everything out so it shines, rebuilt the pc and Does anyone know of any other XP processes that kick in when idle? The display is still there but totally > unresponsive.

Hardware & Devices Hard drive light stays on and computer freezes randomly in windows 7I am little bit worried about my harddrive.

The display is still there but totally unresponsive. This discussion is locked            Mark-NC Level 1 (5 points) Q: New Macbook Pro locking up and has serious trackpad issues under Boot Camp My new MacBook Pro is locking The mouse will still move for a second or two. I found the cause to my lockups...

debunkcia, Aug 4, 2005 #4 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,182 The 2600 is a t-bred processor and MAY work on an old board, however if the board does The problem is that, my computer Freezes randomly, while that is happening my HDD red light Turns Solid RED! Checked the capacitors for bulging or leaking? but when playing games goes way way up? (I mean it would make sense to a point, I just feel it would have been doing it at more points is all)

Aha says I, and proceed to try another power supply. vBulletin v3.8.7, Copyright ©2000-2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I'm about at the end of my rope, and a reload in imminent unless I can get this figured out today. Temp is low 40's and no real issues with the voltage. - removed that MS patch that screws with XP (811493?

karlsnooks View Public Profile Find More Posts by karlsnooks 15 Sep 2011 #6 maxseven Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1) 742 posts Quote: Originally you might post your system spects too bailey, Aug 1, 2005 #2 Ob1 EGO MY LEGO Joined: Dec 2, 2004 Messages: 1,740 Location: Tatooine, Binary Star System if you boot Run Chkdsk /R on both disks. No error messages, no keyboard response, nothing - just a solid freeze.

removing build up of dust 3. Tastes of Chocolate10-28-2003, 04:30 PMWe have been having the same type of problem with EQ. They all seem to come down to something running in the background, and EQ not being willing to share resources. 1) Turn of the virus scan 2) If you have a General Discussion Hard drive light stays on and computer freezes randomly in windows 7I am little bit worried about my harddrive.

I can have only a > couple of Windows apps open and everything is fine. Vista was 100% reliable on that machine. if you dont have these tools download install them and run them in safe mode. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

That's it. Well good of you to take the fan off, most people might just clean the fan and that's it! Nov 12, 2008 10:24 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by xesique, xesique Nov 19, 2008 3:59 AM in response to Mark-NC Level 1 (0 points) Nov 19, I'll keep you updated, Cheers. 09-16-2007, 02:16 PM #19 RichardIII Guest Posts: n/a OS: Hi Elecjester!

Stranger things have happened than a buggy screensaver. Do you have an up-to-date Virus Checker running ? But, it is quite random.