Re: Vista Locks up
On Thu, 7 Aug 2008 16:07:03 -0700, junkerjorg
>I really think it is software related, I can sit on the computer for two days
>and it does not lock up as long as I don't walk away. It only freezes when it
>is getting ready to go into screen saver or power save modes. I gues that
>info would have helped previously, sorry! I also can not add any other users
>to the computer, it goes through all of the steps but does not add the user.
>I can not save any favorites to IE7. There is a whole list of funky issues!!
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
CRIPES! That's WAY more than you mentioned in your first post.
What have you left out in that "whole list of funky issues!!"??
Right now - given your new info - it DOES look as if a reinstall is
You could start by running the System File Checker.
>"Rick Rogers" wrote:
>> I doubt reinstalling would help. Locking up or freezing is usually a
>> hardware issue and you need to address it from that angle. It could be
>> faulty memory, overheating, bad power supply, or a number of other component
>> issues. As it doesn't occur if you put it in sleep mode, my guess is that
>> you have an overheating condition. Check for clear vents, proper fan
>> movement, clean heat sink, and for unrestricted air flow.
>> Best of Luck,
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>> "junkerjorg" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > One of way too many problems I currently have with Vista! Every time I am
>> > using the computer and have to walk away for any length of time, I have to
>> > put the computer to sleep or it will lock up and I have to hard boot it.
>> > Any
>> > easy fixes for this or should I just reinstall Vista?