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Issues with my XP computer


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dcj2000

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So I have an XP computer, 1.7 GHZ with 768 Megs of ram...


After i use it for about an hour the computer freezes. Actually, it freezes at random times and I have to shut it down and let it cool off.


Do you think this would be an issue with the fan/power supply?


If so, what power supply would be cheap and work well?
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Do you think this would be an issue with the fan/power supply?

I take it your computer is a desktop! When was the last time you cleaned out
the inside? sounds like its overheating & dust is a major cause of this.
Disconnect everything, remove the side panel, take anti static precautions by
touching a bare metal part of the case, clean out any dust in the case, remove
the memory sticks make sure the slots are clear & replace securely, do the same
if you have an add on gfx card etc.
Before you put the side panel back on power the computer on & make sure the fans
are working.
Good luck & let us know how it goes
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Thanks, I'll try that out tonight.
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