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Thread: Computer freezing
07-30-04, 02:42 PM #1
Ok no and then my pc will lock up.... sometimes when Im playing games online other times when Im runnin a p2p program or Bittorent program, but usually after 2-3 hrs of it running. How can I figure out why this is happing ?I was told by a friend to use the event logger, but I dont know what that is or how to use it. In my device manager all my drivers are listed as installed.
07-30-04, 02:52 PM #2
Looking at you specs it seems that you know what you are doing about cooling, but a couple questions
Do you use a firewall
Are you monitoring your temps
Are you OC'ed
You can get to your event log a couple ways but I like to recommend this way so you can see other options.
Rclickmycomputer click on manage|event viewer then check your system and application logs.
07-30-04, 03:33 PM #3
firewall just windows Sp2 one
yes I monitor my temps averages about 40 normal and 45-48 under a load
as for OCed check my sig out....
07-30-04, 04:18 PM #4
Yea now see that, heat comes to mind of course but I doubt bit torent or your P2P heats up the proc that much. I have know some firewalls to lock up computers when the programs running cant handle the hooks. It does seem that all three issues do involve networking actions. I guess they all could stress your drive, depending if you are doing some heavy DL or running some big maps, as well as your memory , which could be related to your OC. You could run like zone alarm and configure it to for those programs or even try a little while without. And I guess you could tone down the OC and lower the voltage on the mem and see. Looking at your specs I would guess youve already pretty much tried to figure this out a bit and realize that its not that easy a thing to TS. But I really dont know, sorry I cant be of more help.
07-30-04, 04:29 PM #5
yes it seem that it only happens when my network is active since I got 2 lans on this baord ill try the other one.
I ran memtest on my ram last weekend for 24hrs and got no errors.