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I sometimes have the problem where I try and open an application or Explorer and nothing responds, and then about 3-4 minutes later the application appears along with all the other apps that I tried to open.

Does anyone know a reason for this. Could this be because of the physical memory needing to be cleared?
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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD

Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

If you do not have an XP CD you can borrow a same version as was originally installed XP CD, if you downloaded SP2 then you need an SP1 XP CD

If you do not have an XP CD and are unable to borrow one, run the scan, click skip if it asks for the CD, if it keeps asking, click cancel.

If it kept asking for the XP CD then system files are missing

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this

Check the anti virus is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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Hi Keith

I was in the process of Defragmenting and ended up with the blue screen of death!

This was the message I received.

*** STOP: 0x00000077 (0xC0000185, 0XC0000185, 0X00000000, 0X00882000)

Have you ever come across this before. It did refer to having something recently installed which could be the problem?

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Heres some info on your situation

Q228753 Troubleshooting 'Stop 0x00000077' or 'KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR'.
Whilst running Windows you get either of the following errors:

”Stop 0x00000077”


These errors emerge if the master boot record is infected with a virus, or, a requested page with kernel data can’t be read. Understanding the cause of this error requires analysis of the error message itself:

If the first and third parameters are ‘0’, then the four parameters are defined as:

1. 0
2. Page Table Entry (PTE) value at time of error
3. 0
4. Address of kernel stack signature

If first or the third parameters are not ‘0’ then the following applies:

1. Status code
2. I/O status code
3. Page file number
4. Offset into page file

If the above applies, then the cause can be tracked by looking at the second parameter, the I/O status code, using the following information listed in a "value of second parameter" followed with "general cause" format:

0xC000000E, or STATUS_NO_SUCH_DEVICE: the drive became unavailable, hard drive is bad, disk array, and/or controller card.

0xC000009A, or STATUS_INSUFFICIENT_RESOURCES: lack of non-paged pool resources.

0xC000009C, or STATUS_DEVICE_DATA_ERROR: there are bad blocks on the hard disk.

0xC000009D, or STATUS_DEVICE_NOT_CONNECTED: bad cabling, non-termination, or the controller is not able to obtain access to the hard disk.

0xC000016A, or STATUS_DISK_OPERATION_FAILED: bad blocks on the hard disk.

0xC0000185, or STATUS_IO_DEVICE_ERROR: improper termination or defective cabling of SCSI-based devices, or two devices attempting to use the same IRQ.

To resolve this problem, you will need to use one of the methods listed above

Put yours in bold
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