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Computer freeze when a video is loading

By hynesy
Jun 26, 2006
  1. I have recently noticed that when ever i go to load a movie or video, both online and offline my computer completely freezes to the point of no return, i have to manually restart the computer. This has only been happening since i reinstalled xp after uninstalling vista, is this a software problem or driver or windows problem???

    System Specs
    Pentium 4 3.0 ghz
    512 mb DDR ram
    Nvidia NX 6600 GT 128mb
    onboard sound card
    windows media player 11 installed
    inter video winDVD 7 installed
     
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    after you installed XP did you install the motherboard drivers? are there any devices in device manager with a yellow question mark or yellow triangle next to them?
     
  3. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    I would do a low-level format.
     
  4. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 389

    SM Bus Controller is a yellow question mark with a small yellow exclamation mark next to that, it says in device manager that the device isnt configured properly
     
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Let windows search for the driver on the motherboard cd.
     
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