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Desk top freeses

By redwinger
Apr 21, 2008
  1. I have windows vista and lately my desk top freeses and at time so does my web browser. I have to hit control,alt, delete then cancel out then the desk top works again only to freeze again after a few minutes, then i have to repeate the prosses. what causes this and how can i fix it?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What is your computer? System specs, make and model number?
     
  3. redwinger

    redwinger TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 57

    also im running a 8800 gts
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Thanks :) Your video card may be over heating or your power supply is not powerful enough
     
  5. redwinger

    redwinger TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 57

    the vid card is @ 87 degrees F
    and my power supply is 800 watts.
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Little by little, post by post...

    Video card Vista drivers? Try older Vista drivers. How long has this been happening? Try giving me as much detail as you can. Your original post was severely lacking in important information. You are running a Quad Core Q6600 and Vista Home Premium, just like I am. I don't know why your info only shows 2 cores
     
  7. redwinger

    redwinger TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 57

    theres no Q in front of my 6600 i know its quad ready but only runnig 2? mabe?.
    also it seemed to do this once b4 in the past about 2 months ago then stoped and now its back. the only thing i thought it might have been was yahoo im but i deleted and uninstalled it. and i havent had any recient updates lately.so im totally lost. sorry i couldnt be more informitive. :-( as far as the vista drivers im running the same ones that i had to prior to this issue.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    My Q6600 is running at 2.4GHz, maybe yours is only a 2.4GHz Dual core. Have you installed all the Vista updates? Vista SP2 is out, so please check for this using Windows Update. If no updates are available, it will tell you
     
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