Windows Legacy OS

Alert

Freezing and Unresponsive PC

by BridgetteWuvsYou / March 26, 2013 10:28 AM PDT

For the last month or so, my PC has been freezing and becoming unresponsive lately. Several windows will pop up saying that Windows can not be found, please uninstall and reinstall. Some of them say that this it's unable to find a component. All of them say something different. CTRL + ALT + DELETE is unresponsive as well as holding in the power button on the CPU. This is resulting in me having to just pull the plug from the wall and reboot. It reboots and says Unable to locate component. Once I hit okay a few times, it's fine. Then a few days later, I have to go through that process all over again. Is there something wrong with my registry log? Any info will help. Thanks!!

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Freezing and Unresponsive PC
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Freezing and Unresponsive PC
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
My answer changes with make, model, age and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2013 10:35 AM PDT
Collapse -
Freezing and Unresponsive PC
by BridgetteWuvsYou / March 26, 2013 10:38 AM PDT

I had a Dell and didn't like it, so I went back to my old one. All I know is that it's an Windows HP?

Collapse -
So what about the user maintenence?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2013 10:44 AM PDT

Current? Never been done?

Tell more.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech for the holiday

Find recipes for July 4 with these foodie apps

The Fourth of July means fireworks, fun and food. If you're planning on a barbecue this weekend, we've got the apps to help you find holiday-inspired recipes.