Windows 7-32 bit, HP Compaq, 4GB RAM, 1 TB Hard Drive.
WinRAR files (7 out of 7 different files) all show corrupted files and won't open even though the senders verify they work properly. i updated WinRAR, and tried 7 Zip, still didn't work. Desktop Icons blink when i first open some programs to run (but my Desktop is nearly completely covered with icons). files that are (and show up on Computer as), say 1.6 GB, when i try to burn them will show up as, say 4.9 GB and won't burn (on a DVD 5). ConvertXToDVD says "out of memory", and Nero 9 shows 4 GB+ but starts to convert it but freezes up partway through. i noticed lately a few programs will freeze up occasionally, but put it off at the time as just a little quirk.
the things i tried are virus scans with Comodo Internet Security Pro 2012, and MalwareBytes, nothing (plus scanned the files before trying to burn), ran chkdsk, and Memtest_86 (8 passes), no problems there, and i have disabled on startup pretty well everything not crucial. maybe a registry problem? am i looking at a re-install?
Thank You for any advice.
Edited by townie2, 21 November 2011 - 04:50 PM.