Computer help forum: computer hangs frequently

by: shakyparikh September 25, 2005 8:13 AM PDT

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computer hangs frequently

by shakyparikh - 9/25/05 8:13 AM

Hi guys,
recently my computer is getting hanged a lot.it just freezes and u cant do anything after that(u cant even use ctr+alt+dlt and the moise pointer also stops moving) and i have to restart the computer,but if i restart it immidiately it agains freezes at the startup,so i have to shutdown & wait for sometime before restarting.most weird thing about this problem is that i am able to surf on the net,chat on msn messenger and few more applications without it getting hanged but if i start some other application like a game or winamp,after few mins. of playing or after couple of songs it suddenly hangs again.its happening with other applications as well.i have tried using system restore and even last known good configuration but they didnt help.my coputer has a history of getting fan problems,where one of the fans in the cpu used to stop working and due to overheating, the computer used hang like this and so i had to get my fan replaced twice but this time its little different as it never gets hanged when i am on the net.do you think its my fan again??how do i check??i have norton anti virus and i dont think its a virus.pls help me.
thank you and sorry for the big mail.
ABhishek Parikh

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