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Report • #26 Johnw December 1, 2012 at 00:39:58 Don't forget my post #18 Report • #27 W2000user December 1, 2012 at 02:37:48 I haven't forgotten post #18. I think I recall something about it checking emails and websites, etc. Typically the battery is a CR2032 or similar which is 3 volts. This sounds crazy but sometimes the best way to find noise sources is to hold a stick of wood against the suspect with the other end on your ear. navigate here

or did Combofix create it?I'm going to have to take some time to rest, but when I have the energy, I'll do some work on what you requested. Daily affirmation: net helpmsg 4006 scootley Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Groupie Joined: 04 August 2009 Status: Offline Points: 41 Post Options Post Reply Windows 7: Computer freezes after being idle for 10 - 20 mins. 30 Sep 2014 #1 MellowCream Windows 7 Home Premium x64 48 posts US Computer freezes after I've noticed that when I begin doing things with a thumb drive, using the interior port, or even the external ones, the system becomes unstable and won't boot, won't shut down, http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/57965-45-computer-freezes-hours-idle-time

Hope you sort out your problem, Oldguy. Thanks for your help! The linux idea is a good one I did not think of, so far my machine has not had a glich in two days? Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Windows 7 freezing after being inactive by wreider / May 28, 2010 10:04 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7

  • I'm using XP Pro all the time now.
  • This is exactly what I did and what happened, any ideas?
  • It just happened after I installed a new hard drive After 60 second idle time Pc slowing down or freezes solved Computer freezes when launching and after periods of time.
  • I don't see anything amiss though.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I have checked my device manager and everything is OK and no yellow warning marks. Report • #16 W2000user November 30, 2012 at 13:03:36 After having read the list again, I realized 2 things: 1) I didn't disable Avast while running the ESET scan, as instructed. I have also recently been having system hangs after leaving the laptopunattended.I read all the posts on this subject and in my case i have found that by looking at the

I am sure that you know this already, but after new system build it is adviceable to run memtest and Prime95 (torture) to ascertain stability of system. If it was re-booting (automatic Windows updates, for example), it froze in reboot, and I'm looking at a blank screen. No hard drive activity when it hangs after trying to start IE or Outlook. I don't recommend accessing it as you are.

It seems they have disabled the ability to cut and paste, within the scan window. Happy Easter to all and many thanks for the thoughts, they always help. Ran a few days and tried to start Internet Explorer it hung again. I did some work in the computer room and unplugged the computer.

Report • #50 W2000user December 1, 2012 at 18:40:47 Okay,,will do,,but first, the laundry,,haha.Should I leave the "RogueKiller" window open, (i.e., can I run "TDSSKiller" with that window still open?), or,,do https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-continually-hangs-after-idle-time.424721/ System was idle for a while, when I came home and tried to execute a mouse click to open email, windows or email froze. My question or problem is when and why my PC will freeze? Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive

I had this problem for the last several months, and lately, have wanted to throw my PC against the wall. check over here When removing the settings the freezing stopped. It has nothing to do with anything undetected at this time. Just get a can of compressed air and blow it out with that.

Report • #25 W2000user December 1, 2012 at 00:32:49 Interesting stuff. No, create an account now. how many minutes is it set to? his comment is here However, whatever the case, I'm on the edge of my seat, being so close to initializing combofix, getting to see how it works.

o If you are asked by Windows to run this program or not, please click 'Yes' or 'Run'. Report • #7 Johnw November 30, 2012 at 00:57:55 A lot of programs, now give you the choice to install toolbars & other during the install. see below]Edited by scootley - 15 September 2009 at 12:01pm molotov Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Moderator Group Joined: 04 October 2006 Status: Offline

oldguy51, Mar 29, 2010 #7 ScoobySnack Private First Class To pop in with a thought if I may, during one of these 'hangs', have you looked in task manager to see

I don't think It's my NIC. As this runs it clears all but the most recent Restore Point but it does one other thing that can contain infested files and a huge amount of disk space. Please type your message and try again. 0 Replies Latest reply on Sep 24, 2009 3:53 PM by SteveWebb Windows XP Guest hangs after idle time SteveWebb Sep 24, 2009 3:53 But as I continue working, the problem quickly starts again.

News & Events Newsroom Articles Events Awards Media Resource Center Media & Contacts Community Follow VMware VMTN Communities VMware Blogs VMware on Twitter VMware on Facebook VMware on YouTube Community Terms Right click on "My Computer" and click "Manage". It seems to be a new sound, though just yesterday I re-checked the two hard drives with a Seatools diagnostic ISO CD I made. weblink I have seen bad hardware be the problem as well, memory, motherboard, hard drive, power supply, and video card.

Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... And, the computer was still idling before I installed Diskeeper (dkservice.exe). Now every so often or maybe two or three times in a day it will hang and I have to shut down and reboot. Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Mac is NOT a Linux distro by vizenos / June 13, 2010 5:52 AM PDT In reply to: Mac is NOT a Linux

Hope this helps! Before Idle Time ---------------------------------------------- Commit Charge (K) Total - 114088 Limit - 633504 Peak - 145976 Physical Memory (K) Total - 261616 Available - 101880 System Cache - 150804 Kernel Memory A bit fictitious maybe but probably accurate. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Noticing that since one of the first scans, Firefox has not been my default browser anymore. It goes on to state, under these three options, under Option 1: In this mode, the program will only kill the infectious process and inform the user of the infected registry That's it.

Edited by scootley - 03 November 2009 at 8:03am scootley Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Groupie Joined: 04 August 2009 Status: Offline Points: 41 The method used depends on the processor.Your original post is SOO long that I did not finish reading it. There were also about 35 individual SMART errors in the log, most of which show the same LBA as the one from the self-test failures. (this is not immediately obvious to I had also noticed for some time that in Windows Task Manager my CPU Usage was constantly between 70% and 100%.

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