My comp keeps freezin, why ?

By sadgyrl514
Dec 23, 2005
  1. For some weird reason, my comp keeps freezing all the time when i'm trying to install my high speed internet connection, and now, when i try to shut down my comp, it seems to freeze on the screen that says "windows is now shutting down" and I have to end up shutting it down by the power button.

    also, when i try to use my cdroms now the whole comp ends up freezing, but just a few hours ago it was fine)

    {{btw,.... the comp is running on a 256mb memory, win98 SE O/S, and a pentium 3 processor)
  2. Country Boy 13

    Country Boy 13 TS Rookie Posts: 22

    what are you using to install the internet connection and who is the provider, etc.
  3. sadgyrl514

    sadgyrl514 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    Well the service provider is Bell Sympatico (here in Canada), and i'm using the installation cd.

    BUT here's the problem now.........

    seems like anytime i try to install it, the whole comp freezes, and even when I try to install broadband for AOL, and it goes to detect my dsl modem, it freezes my comp as well.

    Could it be that my ethernet card is defective ?
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