Major Issue - Freezing/Locking Up - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-16-2007, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1
Default Major Issue - Freezing/Locking Up

I have a 3ghz P4 thats approaching 2 years old. It has an 80GB SATA main drive and a 300GB SATA I use for a slave.

The last few months its been freezing up. It will do it at random, but pretty much only if the computer is loaded with task. I leave this on 24/7 and it doesnt lock up idling.

When this thing freezes it stops the cursor in its tracks. The sound stops, everything stops. Nothing will work, you have to manually turn it off and back on again.

It locked up this time, and the music started cutting out and it acted as if it had way too much to do, like it was outta ram and having issues. But thats not the case. Finally when it was doing that after about 10 seconds it locked up. Thanks for any suggestions on this. I think i'm going to try a new main harddrive tomorrow but hate to waste the money.
Stump1000 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:56 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.