Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

PC acting weird during downloads and media file playing


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Aimee

Aimee

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 50 posts
OK, I don't know if this is related to my other problem (drive not recognizing DVDs) but it started happening around the same time. Whenever I go to play an internet video file or music file, the pc begins to "race" (sounds like the disk drive is going to take off) and the mouse jumps around...making it impossible to do anything while doing this action.

Also, it does this whenever I download ANYTHING... it's getting worse now... Is there a problem with my hard drive? The pc is only a year old!

OS: Windows XP Pro

Dell Dimension, DM051 Pentium D cpu266ghz
1 gb ram
  • 0

Advertisements







Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP