Motherboard problems?

By mookiehk
May 12, 2007
  1. Hi all,

    I just recently bought another computer for work and was built with Asus motherboard (P5VD2MX SE). I have been quite loyal to their brand. I have had it for just one week but there have been so many problems with it and Windows XP. :(

    For instance:
    1) keep getting this wms.exe error msg when trying to shutdown.


    2) When trying to open attachments from outlook email it takes like 1 minute for word and excel files to open. Kind of hangs and then 1 minute later opens. On the outlook it will in fact say "not responding" but then reverts back to okay once the word or excel file opens.

    I have never had problems with Asus and am wondering if it could be the hardware that is causing the problems?

    Computer Config:
    P4 630
    1GB RAM
    2x 150GB HD running on RAID

    Any suggestions on what is wrong?
  2. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    This may appear unimportant but you didn't mention the power supply.

    The PSU is a very overlooked component in a PC. How many watts is yours, and what brand is it.
  3. mookiehk

    mookiehk TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Power supply.....dont really know about that?

    Will power supply affect that much?
  4. disciple

    disciple TS Rookie Posts: 30

    It's well worth a look at the psu; what else is in your pc, as it can all add up in power consumption?
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