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J.C.GARCIA
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more freezing whilst folding

Post by J.C.GARCIA »

well it is getting desperate and really annoying . couple of weeks back i had the pc freezing whilst folding . it resulted or so i thought in a bad stick of ram . well for the last two days it has been at it again . this is a folding only pc . i mean no gaming . i removed the bad stick of ram and only stayed with the 256 one . today i even put in a new more powerful psu . and its still at it again . i'm just about to give up . i dont see high temps , only as high as 55c depending on the time of the day . i need solutions before i try tomm another thing . my son has the same pc as in my sig . he also folds . only difference is that he only has one hard drive and a dvd rom drive . but i need clues or whatever .also any programs that can test hard drives and the cpu or chipset . anything :evil: :twisted: :evil: :twisted:
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radeon 7000 64mb w/tv out
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Post by Southwind25 »

You can use Seagate's online or Desktop utilities to test your drives. Have you deleted the program core and downloaded a new one?
http://www.seagate.com/support/seatools/
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Post by J.C.GARCIA »

i have removed the program and reinstalled it . but still it freezes . i will try seagates utilities
p4 2.4b 533mhz fsb
epox 4bea2
768mb ddr pc2100
radeon 7000 64mb w/tv out
120gb seagate hard drive 7200rpm
40gb seagate hard drive 5400rpm
live 1024
dvdrw lg gsa 4040b
cdrw btc 48x16x48x
xp home
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Post by J.C.GARCIA »

would 14 critical file structure errors have this kind of effect :?:
p4 2.4b 533mhz fsb
epox 4bea2
768mb ddr pc2100
radeon 7000 64mb w/tv out
120gb seagate hard drive 7200rpm
40gb seagate hard drive 5400rpm
live 1024
dvdrw lg gsa 4040b
cdrw btc 48x16x48x
xp home
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Post by J.C.GARCIA »

well i have been folding now for the last 24 hours without a glitch , touch wood . for this last week it is a record :D . those 14 critical files were easily fixed using windows disk tools . i run another scan with seatools , including an eight hour surface scan which all came back negative .

i have formatted and installed windows and its flying . i think the problem was due to the faulty ram stick which happened a few weeks ago . the way i see it is this .

ram is used to store and receive and transmit data . when the ram became bad the data it was storing and transmitting wasnt true data but corrupted data . even though i had remove the ram stick the data it had already sent was already corrupted thus corrupting some programs including folding .

well thats the logical way that i think occured

i dont know if any of you have understood anything but anyway :wink:
p4 2.4b 533mhz fsb
epox 4bea2
768mb ddr pc2100
radeon 7000 64mb w/tv out
120gb seagate hard drive 7200rpm
40gb seagate hard drive 5400rpm
live 1024
dvdrw lg gsa 4040b
cdrw btc 48x16x48x
xp home
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great to hear that :wink: :wink:
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Post by Southwind25 »

A fresh installation of Windows always runs better. Glad you got it sorted out :D
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Post by inteljunky »

great to hear its back up and running.

Southwind25 wrote:A fresh installation of Windows always runs better. Glad you got it sorted out :D
yep install new every day and your all set :lol:
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Post by redeye53 »

inteljunky wrote:yep install new every day and your all set
Man that would put a crimp on your ppd production EH?
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Post by Southwind25 »

redeye53 wrote:
inteljunky wrote:yep install new every day and your all set
Man that would put a crimp on your ppd production EH?
Wondered why mine was down :lol: :roll:
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