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Re: [NTO] Momentary Hangups

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  • Dave
    Hi have you tried moving your memory around into different slots or going down to one slot then two ?? THANKYOU DAVE M ... From: Ray Shapp
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 24, 2012
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      Hi
      have you tried moving your memory around into different slots or going down
      to one slot then two ??
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ray Shapp" <rayshapp@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 23, 2012 1:24 PM
      Subject: [NTO] Momentary Hangups


      > To All,
      >
      > My secondary PC has momentary hangups that last for a few seconds to
      > several minutes. I have Task Manager continuously open and displaying CPU
      > usage sorted with greatest user at the top of the list, but it doesn't
      > show
      > any process using an inordinate amount of time. The greatest time consumer
      > is "System Idle Process" at about 95 to 99 percent. No process ties up
      > more
      > than 700MB or 800MB of memory. I also observe the disk drive in-use
      > monitor
      > light on the system unit and it shows only a few very short blips during
      > both normal and hung-up operations.
      >
      > The PC isn't fully frozen during these hangups. The mouse is still active
      > and I am able to change state of the Num Lock key, but I can't navigate
      > within Windows Explorer or launch any applications or change views within
      > them. Even Free Cell pauses.
      >
      > The machine contains 2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad processor and 3 gigs
      > of DIMM memory running WinXP SP3 with all updates current. I have done a
      > recent CHKDSK and a disk defrag. Microsoft Security Essentials updates
      > every day and runs a full scan on all disks without reporting any malware.
      >
      > All operations on this computer appear to execute without errors. The only
      > problem is the momentary pauses.
      >
      > Any ideas what is causing these hangups? Any further troubleshooting
      > ideas?
      >
      > Thank you.
      >
      > Ray Shapp
      >
      >
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