I remember it usually happens when I try to launch two or three apps simultaneously that the "Not Responding" problem arises. Even though it could be running simple apps like opening My Computer, or starting a Notepad , Internet Explorer or launching Windows Media Player only.
However, such problem didn't occur when I ripped CDs, burned DVDs or did photo editing. Maybe because when I ran such programs, tendency is that I only launch one program at a time and did not launch anything else.
I don't think it's because of the software that I use that caused such problem cos all the software that I use are proven and well-established ones. Besides, I don't remember such problem happening on me when I ran programs like Norton Antivirus/Ghost, ZoneAlarm, iTunes, QuickTime, WinAmp, Nero, Adobe Reader, Winzip, Ad-Aware, Spybot,etc. Come to think of it, it's Windows XP components that give me such a problem more than any thing else!
My pc spec is Pentium 3 of 866MHz with 512MB RAM.
BTW, when I said " powerful pc", I meant something like Pentium D or the AMD Athlon64X2. I wonder with such processors, the pc still has such a problem and whether it still hangs???
Any one of you out there with such a system???
Care enough to share with me your experience???