Help With My Computer...

Discussion in 'General' started by dvdjamm5150, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. dvdjamm5150

    dvdjamm5150

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    OK,Here's my problem...A couple of days ago I noticed that my computer would pause or stop every 20 to 30 seconds...No matter what I did,It would stall fora few seconds,then start up again. I've tried defragging,system restore...Has anyone else have this problem and if so,how did you get rid of it? Thanks
     
  2. i like shoes too

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    stop as in freeze or restart?
     
  3. dvdjamm5150

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    It freezes up,then it's like nothing happened...If i'm typing something,it will freeze,then whatever typing that stopped earlier will pick up where itleft off...and that happens if i'm watching streaming video or just going in NT and noticing that the gifs in a post would stop,then start again...
     
  4. ninjallamafromhell

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    Could be a virus, but what are your specs and what are you doing when it freezes?
     
  5. across 110th st

    across 110th st Banned

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    find the SYSTEM 32 folder and delete it...your computer will become much faster [​IMG]
     
  6. blink

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    Don't listen to this moron. Try starting it in safe mode and scan your PC for any viruses or spyware.
     
  7. dvdjamm5150

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    It starts about a minute from when I turn it on...I've checked for viruses with Ccleaner and AVG and they say I have none...
     
  8. ninjallamafromhell

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    Try the safe mode suggestion, also what are your comp specs?
     
  9. wkn916

    wkn916 formerly l2icel3oi9i6

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    back up your files and just format it..
     
  10. jch3

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    Fixes 99% of computer problems.

    It sounds like something is making your computer's CPU usage spike every 20-30 seconds. That's what makes it stall.
     
  11. dvdjamm5150

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    6GB Memory,640GB HD with 82GB free,AMD Phenom 9550 Quad...
     
  12. jch3

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    ^ Wow, those are some nice specs. Your computer shouldn't be running like that at all. I would reinstall Windows personally. But it would take a while tobackup a 640GB drive.

    Do Ctrl+Alt+Del and look at the performance tab. See if your CPU usage goes up to 99% or close to it every 20-30 seconds. If it does, it's a virus.
     
  13. flipnkraut

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    I'll be damned, a computer help thread that went 11 replies without one "get a mac" reply.
     
  14. r0yalty

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    RIP
     
  15. dvdjamm5150

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    not even close....
     
  16. uncalled4boy

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    Download.com > Malwarebytes

    Update It After U D/l It And Do A Quick Scan See Wat It Picks Up
     
  17. jch3

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    ^ You got me for now. [​IMG]
     
  18. dvdjamm5150

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    My CPU usage is around 8 to 14%...
     
  19. yaboydiddy

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    Try to go to your hard drive: Right Click, Properties, Tools, Error Checking, and have it scan the drive on restart for errors.

    Sounds like a registry error. Mess around with what programs start up and go from there.
     
  20. nationaltruckerdave

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    stop downloading pr0nz.. streamed pr0n FTW
     
  21. me4u2night

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    Hmmm, with that much ram, your computer shouldn't be acting up like that.
    Check and make sure all the ram chips are operational. Are you using the same brand of ram?
     
  22. dvdjamm5150

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    It's not from downloading pr0n...I stream like the majority of people on NT,lol
     
  23. c o ivi p l e x

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    reformat.
     
  24. shatterkneesinc

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    u cpu might be overheating that why it is "freezing". some cpus have features such as throttling to prevent damage when your temperature of the cpugoes to a certain temeprature
     
  25. dvdjamm5150

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    So is there a way to see if it's overheating? Besides putting my hand on the tower to see how warm it is?