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Blue Screen lockup on wife's computer


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hlguy99

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Recently reloaded Win98SE for the third time, everything works ok for a few days or weeks, then suddenly without any warning in the middle of browsing online, the computer will blue screen fatal error. Sometimes it will let you "press any key to continue" and will continue, other time it will completely lock up and nothing will fix it.

Problem get continually worse until it's doing it so much you can't do anything useful on line. Seems that my first problems started when I was encouraged to load security updates from microsoft... immediately started having problems... and little by little Win98SE degraded...

I've tried scan disk, defrag... everything, then finally will resort to reloading Win98SE.
and the cycle starts again...

on my computer I've changed to Firefox browser and Mozilla Thunderbird for email and I don't have these problems but I can't update media player or other items that requier microproducts installed...

any succestions????
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If you did a thorough scan disk and nothing came up you may have a heat problem. An amazingly small amount of dust on the processor cooler can cut cooling a lot. Dusting it out with a gentle brush or air spray will correct that. Also the fan in the power unit may need cleaning. Also leave the case off and check to see that the fan didn't stop working. That would be the first things I would check.
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hlguy99

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Thanks, I wouldn't have thought of that, eventhough I should have...

also, I logged in to the Bug Doctor site and tried their scan, it said it found 756 errors and for only $19.90 for a week, they'd clean it...

any thoughts on these, sw fixes??? sounds STEEP...
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wannabe1

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Hi hlguy99...

Before downloading Bug Doctor you should read a few reviews like the one below.

http://registry-repa...tor-review.html

With all the downloads available on the internet, it's always a good idea to read all the reviews you can find...

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