Vista freeze up after boot

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help and Support' started by Spudley, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Spudley

    Spudley New Member

    Sep 16, 2008
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    Hi,I turn on my pc eventually get to desktop screen(has slowed considerably since start of problem last week).After a couple of minutes vista freezes,i can still use mouse pointer but my cpu dualcore usage meter freeze's and my hardrive seems to stop running aswell.I left computer on for a hour,gone back to it and its still frozen.
    Ive had computer nearly 18 months and its been great
    My computer:

    core2duo e6600 2.4ghz
    2gb ddr2 667mhz
    500gb hardrive
    Asus p5 650i

    Any suggestions,ideas would be much appreciated.
  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
    Staff Member Premium Supporter Microsoft MVP

    Aug 28, 2007
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    Do you have a cleaning regime? Anti-virus/spyware and the like? If not try AVG and Adaware (can be found through google). Also this utility :

    Download CCleaner 2.11.636 -

    is great for cleaning out old files and tidying up the registry.. :)

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