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Old 09-12-2009, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok this is the most annaoying problem on the planet. often when i go afk, ill come bak to my comp being frozen, no apps running, mouse cant move, the only way i can close is turn it of manully. some times aven i will log in and it will freeze right there. what do i do? i need help

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lol, away from keyboard.
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Internet fail, slay O_o 'afk' has been around since the 90s.
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My first guess would be that your computer doesn't like your screensaver if you have one enabled that is. I would change your screensaver to none if it's an LCD, and if it's a CRT I would set the power option to turn it off instead of using a screensaver.
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I'd also check the admin tools for any errors. I.e. progams erroring or serviceds etc.

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