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06-13-2011 10:51 PM
06-16-2011 10:44 AM
Alrighty... The title pretty much says what this will be about. I understand vista stinks but i really wish fix this frustrating problem and be able to keep the memory on my computer.<br>I'm sure it's not a virus because my scanning program has detected nothing. I tried changing the power settings and such like people I have come across suggested, but no such luck.<br>I tried doing backup restore in order to return to a safer time in my computers history, no luck.<br>I've also tried to get rid of so many start up programs to help, but nothing works.<br>I am honestly at my wits end with this computer. It has worked beautifully until now and I'm absolutely frustrated with it anymore because of this freezing problem. Please, anyone who can lend any help or advice, I'm about to throw this dang computer out the window. It's been about 4 months since the problem started and I want it to end ASAP.
OMG!!! I have the same freaking problem. And....... Vista is superposed to be high up on the A-list!!! lol. I have excellent security on my computer that scans no viruses too. It is like purchasing a brand new manufactured video game system and the next day another newer updated version of the same game system comes out, and the one you purchased becomes outdated, when it was just manufactured the prior day. It takes so much time away from the business at hand, to reboot, figure, and try to fix the recurring manufacturer's glitches. Which are probably not mistakes but actually premeditated to make themselves a multi-millionaires while we are making headaches for ourselves!
Thank you for this insight, for I was beginning to believe it was the several different security protection programs that I purchased.
06-20-2011 11:27 AM
My HPm8100eCTO has had Vista Utlimate 32bit (circa 2007) without an OS fault.
When was the last time you throughly cleaned out the dust. If the CPU overheats, it shuts down.
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06-22-2011 08:34 PM
06-24-2011 08:32 AM
Have you tested your power supply??
It is probably over heating and causing problems. Get a can of component cooler (Radio Shack) and when it locks up
spray the cpu first and then the power supply. If it suddenly starts working, you have found the problem.
Personally, I would replace the power supply anyway with something larger. Newegg has good deals on power supplies.
A good analogy would be a 4 cylinder engine in a car. At 60 miles an hour, the engine is screaming and that is all it can do.
It will overheat quickly. But a V-8 engine can run 60 miles an hour all day with no problems.
Get a 750 watt power supply and watch your troubles disappear!
09-12-2011 09:31 AM
You have a defective motherboard which HP has not wanted to recall. There is no fix that I know off and I have tried everything for 2 years now. There is a ongoing class action suit against HP for this problem which was suppose to have a court ruling last month but has not.