Re: [NTO] Momentary Hangups
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@...>
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
> 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
> than 700MB or 800MB of memory. I also observe the disk drive in-use
> 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
> Thank you.
> Ray Shapp
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