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Old 06-01-2005, 09:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm running Windows XP PRO

VGA EVGA|GF4 MX440SE 128MB 4X TV R - Retail

AMD Athlon XP 2500+ Barton 333MHz FSB Socket A Processor Model AXDA2500BOX - Retail

Kingston ValueRAM 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 333 (PC 2700) Unbuffered System Memory Model KVR333X64C25/512

Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 ST340014A 40GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA100 Hard Drive - OEM


**The computer seems to freeze a lot, sometimes it gets lines going through the screen, and recently the screen would turn black for 1 second, and then go back to the desktop for about 5 seconds, then turn black again, and it kept repeating this process until I reset. I previously had Windows 98 on it, and it did the same thing. I don't know what the problems is, and I don't know how to find out what the problem is. I just reformatted, I did the extended memory check, but thats about it. Does anyone have any clues on what the problem is... or any ideas of how to find the problem?

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Old 06-01-2005, 09:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What power supply are you using? It sounds like either your PSU is crapping out, and it just isn't up to snuff.

But I could be wrong.

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