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Computer Lock-up and Registry Errors

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So I put in a new hard drive and installed windows XP Pro on it. And ever since I've been getting weird problems. For one, I seem to get random lock-ups during regular Windows tasks, sometimes when just moving my mouse over the desktop. It completely freezes and I can't Ctrl+Alt+Del or anything, I have to do a hard reset.

And I noticed when I scan my registry with RegScrubXP I get tons of errors. I'm used to 5-20 on average but now I get 250 to 300 whenever I scan.

All my drivers and whatnot are completely updated. I've scanned for all forms of Malware.

Any ideas guys?

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Try this

Click Start
Click Run
Type "cmd" (no quotes please)
type "chkdsk /f /r" (no quotes)

It will say the file system NTFS or FAT32 is locked and will ask if you want to scan on next reboot. Type Y. Reboot the PC and let the scan run. This will take awhile so be patient. See if there's a improvement.
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