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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to Robert Gordon Register or log in to remove 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? | Report abuse Reply to ex_bubblehead Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Computer locks up> Related ressources: ForumComputer locks up and voltages spike ForumUSB Storage locks up computer ForumComputer locks up /freezes - please help me diagnose this! ForumHome-built computer used to BSOD, now locks up ForumComputer periodically freezes / locks up . ForumComputer Locks-up while Downloading ForumComputer locks up fairly often... asus ai suite 2 auto overclocked ForumComputer locks up ForumComputer monitor turns off and then computer locks up ForumComputer locks up at random times. ForumComputer Locks up During intense game, help needed. ForumMonitor goes off after startup, computer locks up . ForumComputer locks up and loud buzzing sound comes from speakers ForumComputer Locks Up When Wireless Drops ForumNew computer . Locks up randomly when running OS. ForumComputer locks up all the time ForumComputer Locks Up When It Goes to Sleep/Standby ForumGetting past administrative password ForumComputer locks up ForumComputer locks when jpeg CD inserted More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !