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Why does my pc freeze (Please read more)........

by phawkeye / January 23, 2009 9:17 PM PST

My PC keeps freezing up, especially when I use windows system tools like defrag, chkdsk, disk clean up. Even if I leave the PC running on it's own it will still sometimes freeze.

Ive wondered if this is a hard drive fault or a windows fault with defrag only getting to at most 27% before freezing.

I've unistalled many programmes to see if that would help, to no effect. Before running it in diagnostic mode I couldn't even get passed windows start up screen!
I'm now thinking of formatting the hard drive unless someone can suggest what to do.
If anyone takes interest in this post and requires other information I'll be happy to send it on.

Regards

Paul.

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