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Uh... My Computer Randomly Goes Non-Responsive

by snufflepuff57 / January 27, 2008 8:33 AM PST

Ok, i know that if i don't put this in i will only get replies "What Are Your computer Specs!!" in a Snotty Nerd Voice. So i will add my Specs:

Intel Pentium 4 3.19GHZ
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2
Intel 82801/82801 EB Controllers
ATI Celestia Gold Radeon 9600
And a Couple Network Cards and Modem Cards (All PCI)

If You want anything else just ask...

Well... My Problem:
I will be doing anything and BAM! my Computer just stops... All sound, mouse and keyboard, and all the graphics stop moving but stay there. But the computer is still running. I updated all my drivers and ran Virus and Spyware scans but still the problem looms. Sad (Example: i will be playing Team Fortress 2 and... randomly the sound stops playing and i cant move or look around, but the computer is still running and no Blue Screen of Death)

I NEED HELP FROM THE BRILLIANT PEOPLE OF CNET!!

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"Intel Pentium 4 3.19GHZ"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 27, 2008 8:37 AM PST
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Another IDea
by snufflepuff57 / January 27, 2008 8:53 AM PST

Sweet thanks for the link to the Weekend Project i will try and find time to do that. Also i want to try and set up a large fan and aim it torwds my PC with out its side cover and re-test

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by snufflepuff57 / January 30, 2008 3:41 AM PST

So i figured out its a SoftWare problem because i started my Computer in Safe-Mode and ran Steam(Which out of Safe Mode is crashed) and it didnt crash. So.... i have no idea

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My kids machine had issues with "The Orange Box" fixed!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2008 3:48 AM PST
In reply to: Also

It was not easy. I had to hunt down a new audio driver which cleared up most of his machine's issues. But the Ati X1300 was still unstable so we had a spare Nvidia 6600 PCIE card.

All done and very stable now in all the games.

Bob

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