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Programs non-responsive after idle

by justinar15 / May 13, 2010 8:08 PM PDT

I have a new Emachine ET1331g-03w w/Windows 7 64-bit. After a while of being idle the programs become unresponsive. I'll click for a program, it'll think and no response. Mainly where I see the problem is trying to access Internet Explorer and an audio feed that stops running unexpectedly. I have to restart the computer to get it running again until programs stop and I start the process all over again. Help Please. Thank you.

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by Papa Echo / May 14, 2010 12:56 AM PDT

What do you mean by that ? Doing nothing at the computer, i.e. just booting up the computer and let it stay there ? For how long ? Or you launch a program, e.g. a game, but you are not playing it...and after some time when you return to play it, it is not responding ? What do you see if you press Alt+Ctrl+Del ? In your Innternet Explorer example, doyou mean that when listening to an audio feed, it suddenly stops ?

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by justinar15 / May 14, 2010 10:49 AM PDT
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I havn't timed how long this takes to happen. All I'm saying is that after a period of time after the computer hasn't been used I'll click on an icon in the task bar with no result. I'm not able to access most of the programs on the computer and have to reboot just so we can use it. Also I'm noticeing that the scanner feed I provide "force closes" within just a few minutes (3-5).

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