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Windows XP freezes few minutes after starting

By angelSLACKER
Aug 12, 2006
  1. My computer freezes a few minutes after it starts and I barely even have enough time to post this.... help please!
     
  2. hnsexeter

    hnsexeter TS Rookie Posts: 50

    need more info

    freezing? do you get errors?

    can you start in safemode?

    have you installed any new hardware recently?

    have you updated any drivers recently?

    Chris
    www.pcpoorly.com
     
  3. Xorior

    Xorior TS Rookie Posts: 23

    I had a video card do that to me. After i reinstalled windows, i had to race to the driver and install it, only took seconds or minutes for it to freeze windows. it was an older nVidia card.
     
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