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Old 12-27-2008, 12:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I've had this computer for about a week now. And in the middle of nothing, my computer just freezes out of nowhere. Anybody got any suggestions?
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Old 12-27-2008, 01:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What kind of temps do you have on the cpu? Did you build this computer? What are the computer specs?
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Besides system specifications a good description of when you see the freeze ups might help here. You may have seen a bad install of the OS or could have a hardware related problem. It could be simply a need to remove and reinstall video or sound drivers if you see these while running a game or software.
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Yeah it does while I play games or while I'm on the internet. I thought it was when i was gaming but it just kinda does it randomly
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Sounds more driver related then anything. Sometimes the next update will fix problems with one catalyst version. I've run into that a few times with new cards seeing the latest already on the disk itself.

You are running a 64bit edition as well. Did you run into any problems with 4gb in when going to install that edition? Often you have to reduce the memory down to 2gb until the 64bit edition is on.
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is it overclocked at all? if so, return all settings to default and see if it still happens.
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