PC freezes randomly

By sthabinash
Dec 23, 2009
  1. Hi I have this problem since past few weeks and i cant find a solution for it and was hoping if anyone could help me out.
    The problem that i am having is that every time i listen to music or watching vidoes in net randmoly there are glitches like pauses and the sound sometimes gets robotic or goes slow motion.
    Also when i turn my computer it takes my computer about 7-8 minutes to boot.

    Here are my Specs.
    Motherboard: Intel corporation D945GCCR AAD78647-301
    Bios: Intel Corp. CR94510J.86A.0037.2007.0103.1611
    Manufacturer Intel
    Version Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz Package: Socket 775 LGA
    Supported Voltage 1.420 v
    Memory Type DDR2 PC2 5300 (333 MHz)
    Installed Size 512 MBytes x2 total (1GB Ram) - 266.0 MHz
    Sound card - inbuilt
    Video card - inbuilt

    Can anyone help me out
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    One make sure the system CPU heat-sink fin are not clogged with dust same goes for the PSU and the rest of the system board. If there is dust remove it with a can of dust remover.

    Try using AGP video card at 8x with 256MB and Video Sound Card instead of onboard. You might one to do this the easiest way is to buy the AGP card first then try it and see if the hicups go away. Remember to disable onboard video too.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    after cleaning if you still have issues, it could be a driver issue, bad or failing PSU, or RAM going bad. The latter two require them to be tested with the proper tools.
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