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freezing DIM 3000

by addictfree / March 21, 2009 1:19 AM PDT

I bought a desktop Dell version 2002 service pk. (3) which is using a Windows XP home edition Pentium (R) 4cpu for some reason I will be working away and then the machine will not respond to any command. A error box comes up asking me if I want it sent to microsoft and then I need to work at getting it back to responding. Ether by turning the computer off and starting over again or alt control delete and the task manager comes up and I start closing programs until I am back to just my desktop page showing. Am I missing a driver or update? I have not had any formal training on the computer and I have just been learning as I go. I really enjoy this computer even though in terms of new computers it is a few years old but I cannnot afford another one and I am amazed daily with what this computer can do. There must be a way to fix this,does anyone have any suggestions that someone not that computer savvy can follow to correct this Thanks! Addictfree

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Tell me how long?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2009 1:21 AM PDT
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clean up
by addictfree / March 21, 2009 1:30 AM PDT
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Hi I did a major clean up about 6 months ago. It is time for another and I am going to run out and get the supplies I need and then clean and blow the dust out of this computer and screen. Thanks for the speedy reply. Addictfree!

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