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Re: [BUG?] PcGen predictably locking up computer.

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  • gildoggydogg
    This may also be a memory problem. Java is a memory hog, and if you have a low amount of memory or you have a bad memory stick this could be the cause.
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 1, 2002
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      This may also be a memory problem. Java is a memory hog, and if you
      have a low amount of memory or you have a bad memory stick this could
      be the cause.


      --- In pcgen@y..., "shadowisgod" <shadowisgod@y...> wrote:
      > Using Windows 98 SE (all updates), with latest Java 1.4.x.
      >
      > The problem is 75% of the time whenever I click the menu (for
      > example, file menu to open a new character), the program causes the
      > entire computer to either lock up and require a forced restart (using
      > power button), or causes a massive amount of blue screens that
      > require a Ctrl-Alt-Del restart.
      >
      > Also, about 50% of the time PCGen will lock up my system the same as
      > above whenever I try to save my preferences, and also locks up every
      > so often whenever I switch between tabs.
      >
      > Due to how badly it locks up I can't exactly use the console to see
      > what's happening.
      >
      > I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling java again and again, I've
      > run reg cleaners, file sweepers, trying to get rid of some old file
      > or reference that could be causing it, but no luck.
      >
      > Could use any advice.
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