Re: Vista Freeze-Up Problem Query???
> I have bought a refurbished Gateway GT5426E with Vista Home Premium
> Operating System from TigerDirect.com. The first model was clearly
> defective and I returned it and promptly received a new model.
> However, this new model started with similar problems - the "Blue
> Screen of Death." It has gotten past that problem but has frozen up
> twice in two days.
> I thought Vista was supposed to be more stable than XP. Are such
> freeze-ups common with Vista or does this indicate a PC defect? I can
> return this PC for 2 weeks. Any suggestions would be greatly
This has nothing to do with Vista; you're buying second-hand goods of
clearly questionable quality. "Refurbished" means that the computers
were defective, returned, and purportedly repaired. The first one you
purchased was still defective. Why are you surprised that the second
one is also still defective? Return it and buy a new machine from a
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