Got CPU Freeze Lock up Issues right here

By Sigma77
Jun 23, 2007
  1. Hello i just joined this comunity. forgive me if my grammar sucks.
    I introduce myself in a desperate need of help , i just found this forum looking with google , i read some post about CPU lock up / freeze issues .
    I will explain my problem at all aspects as possible so if someone can help me plz illl be so gladly.

    My system specs. :
    OS : Windows XP SP2 , Full Updated
    Mobo : Asus A7n8x-e deluxe
    Proc : AMD XP 3000+ buss 333mhz , with Thermaltake Volcano 12 cooler on it
    mem : 2Gb total , Kingstone , (1Gb + 2 512 on dual channel)
    video: XFX 5200 Nvidia 256 Agp *8
    HDs : Seagate SATA 160 Gb
    DVD-RW : Brand New LG Dual layer 16X
    CD-RW : non mark 52X
    Powersupply : Real 520 watts double cooler, i dont remmeber the mark

    Now , to the problem .
    One day i was happy with my comp and suddenly boom system froze so i said huh wtf , i checked rams , HDs , Heat issues , and there was no clue of any troubling there but the thing was the problem was more and more bothering freezing my pc whenever it wanted to it , sometimes in periods from 10 minutes up to 15 hours but it would freeze at the end. So i started to get crazy about this . I read that could be produced by Power Supply fault , but the wonder of my was i bought this power supply just 2 months ago so huh there should be something else i though , good then i went to check the BIOS setting , i loaded full defaults , my lastest temperature check were , CPU : 41ºC , system : 21ºC , HD : 24ºC , so there were no prob to be a heat issue
    At this point checked almost the whole computer i cant even imagine wtf is happening to this comp. Everyday getting crasier , sry to get my problem here but i had no choice than to ask for somebody's help.

    Greetings comunity
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try updating your video cards drivers. The card may be going bad.

    Your grammer does suck

    Spell checkers work wonders for those who can't spell worth a darn. If you have a program like Microsoft Word, you can type a suspect work into the program and it will give you options as to its correct spelling. For example:

    "I will explain my problem at all aspects as possible so if someone can help me plz illl be so gladly"

    could be:

    "I will explain my problem as clearly as I can. If someone can help, I would be very grateful"...

    And "Greetings comunity"... greetings community
  3. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    My Nvidia Video Card drivers , and Nforce2 Chip Driver are fully updated to the last version , i think thats not the problem.

    What else could be doing this?
  4. HPCE_Larry

    HPCE_Larry TS Rookie Posts: 132

    how old is that 5200 card? It could be failing. Is your system overheating?
  5. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Loook if you read up there in my first post , there ull find all the test i did on my comp , heat is not the problem read on the last part ull see my comp overall temps , CPU :41ºC System :21ºC HD : 24ºC , those temps are wonderfull .

    Now about the video card , i thnk FX 5200 is 4 years old card idk how to check the remaining health of my Video card i bought that one 1.5 years ago so its not so old. Lastest drivers on it
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Replace the video card with another and see if your troubles persist
  7. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Good i got an older one , a GF 4 MX 440 AGP*8 128 mb ill try that and tell u what happened
  8. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    After almost 24 hrs test , with a different Video card result were the same , comp just freezes when it wanted to do .
    This is going further than i spected
  9. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,277

    In your analysis, you didn't mention anything about running anti-virus/anti-spyware scans.
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    How about doing an XP repair...
  11. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I run everday , Registry Cleaners , Anti Spy , And theres no virus on my comp
    My XP is full updated , its original , i think there shouldnt be problems with it.

    PD : im a really care person with my comp i always like to stay out of any virus spy and run on best performance
  12. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,277

    Which anti-spyware utils are you using? Most aren't very good. The ones I listed above are the top-rated and should be used.
  13. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes i know actually nowadays theres no trustable softs or there are just a few of them who really make their job well , in my case i use SBS&D for me is the best anti spyware with lots of nice features already checked the source code and theres no weird things this soft is free and for me the best in the net. Updates every 5 days or week with lots of new definitions , inmunization.

    But i think we are loosing the point talking about Spy ware since they attack ur connection not ur machine (if we are talking about spy and not trojan). i think its not soft problem causing my the freeze issues.
  14. Sigma77

    Sigma77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No one knows any other related problem causing this highly bothering issue?
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