Computer CONSTANTLY freezes - Very frustrating problem.

By pharbehind
Feb 25, 2007
  1. Just recently my computer started doing this. Every 15-20 seconds or so, the computer will hang up for about 3 seconds, just did it right now, then has to catch up to what I'm typing or doing. As I watch it in the performance tab in the Task Manager, and it just did it again, the CPU Usage spikes from 10%-ish all the way to 100%. The page file usage memory remains constant. And it just froze again. Three times for typing just several sentences!! ARGHH!!!

    Another thing to note is that my HDD LED light always stays on now, it used to flicker and go off, now it's on all the time, but the drive isn't making any kind of noise.

    I have NOD32 anti-virus, Spybot S&D, and Webroot Spysweeper and they're all up to date and just ran them. I also have O&O Professional and just defragged as well.

    No errors were found, yet I still get this VERY frustrating error.

    I sure hope someone can help me or offer advice. Thanks in advance...
  2. Char_X

    Char_X TS Rookie Posts: 170

    Seems like your CPU is overheating. Check your fans for correct working. You can use speedfan for that.
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