Computer locks up Tags: Mice Computers Windows XP Last response: November 20, 2012 1:16 AM in Windows XP Share Robert Gordon November 20, 2012 1:11:36 AM My PC freezes up periodically whenever I scroll down a page. My mouse freezes and the only option is to restart my PC. What to do? More about : computer locks ex_bubblehead November 20, 2012 1:16:58 AM Hard locks are almost always an indication of a hardware problem. Since it happens while scrolling I'd suspect the video card or driver. Could also be a heat problem. When were the heatsinks and fans last cleaned? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedComputer Freezes/Locks-up Playing games Forum SolvedComputer randomly freezes/ locks up Forum SolvedComputer locks up/Over heats Forum SolvedAdded new RAM and computer randomly locks up? Forum SolvedComputer Locks up When Trying to Install New Software Forum SolvedComputer consistently locks-up Forum SolvedMy XP computer locks up when using Windows photo viewer. Do I need more RAM or a video card? Forum SolvedComputer locks up when gaming/browsing HELP?!!! Forum SolvedComputer locks up whenever I play games and becomes unresponsive. Forum SolvedComputer completely locks up for 1-2 seconds Forum SolvedComputer Completely Locks Up Forum Solvedhelp new computer locks up after 30 minutes Forum SolvedVirus? Computer locks up upon Startup Forum Computer locks up in a weird way... Forum Computer locks up when watching netflix or playing Counter strike: global offensive Forum SolvedComputer Locks-up while Downloading Forum SolvedComputer runs for 1 hour then locks up Forum Computer locks up and router drops wireless capability at the exact same time... Weird problem here. Forum New built gaming computer locks up completely during use Forum Computer Randomly Locks Up/ Restarts no BSOD!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !