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Anonymous
April 12, 2004 6:27:39 AM

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Aloha from Honolulu!

My XP Home freezes up as soon as I move the mouse, but it works fine
in safe mode. I have defragged, virus scanned, and used Ad-Aware.

What else could it be?

George

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Anonymous
April 12, 2004 6:27:40 AM

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Try System Restore:
Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore
Choose date/time before this started.

--
Jupiter Jones [MVP]
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/


"Army George" <res0km2r@REMOVEverizonDELETE.net> wrote in message
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> Aloha from Honolulu!
>
> My XP Home freezes up as soon as I move the mouse, but it works fine
> in safe mode. I have defragged, virus scanned, and used Ad-Aware.
>
> What else could it be?
>
> George
Anonymous
April 12, 2004 6:27:40 AM

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"Army George" <res0km2r@REMOVEverizonDELETE.net> wrote in message
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> Aloha from Honolulu!
>
> My XP Home freezes up as soon as I move the mouse, but it works fine
> in safe mode. I have defragged, virus scanned, and used Ad-Aware.
>
> What else could it be?
>
> George

Re-install (or update) your video drivers.

--
Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OE
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Anonymous
April 12, 2004 6:59:14 AM

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Thanks, but I didn't install anything. It just started having
problems. If it was a hardware conflict, wouldn't it conflit in safe
mode as well? --George



On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 10:50:40 +0800, "cxyan" <yancongxi@msn.com> wrote:

>Aloha from China!
>There is some hardware conflicting with your mouse!
>Uninstall the new hardware and re-install it in the "Computer Management" .
Anonymous
April 12, 2004 6:59:15 AM

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Army George wrote:
> Thanks, but I didn't install anything. It just started having
> problems. If it was a hardware conflict, wouldn't it conflit in safe
> mode as well? --George
>
If you did not add or change hardware, then, have you added any programs or utilities?

Use XP's Event Viewer to see if it has some entries related to your probem ---perhaps by date & time.
Start button/ Run / type
eventvwr.msc<enter> --
or Go to Control Panel / Performance and Maintenance/Administrative Tools >Event Viewer.
Review the sections and look for Errors or Warnings that match the time the event occurred.
Double click the line that is at issue---the information may give a clue.

Also, Go to My Computer > Properties > System properties display > "Advanced" TAB > in the "Startup and Recovery" section....click the "settings" button. "Un-check" the "automatically restart" line.
Apply the changes.

This will keep it from "rebooting on error", but will cause the actual "exception" to show up.
--
Maurice N
MVP Windows - Shell / User
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Anonymous
April 13, 2004 4:49:28 PM

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"Frank Saunders, MS-MVP" <franksaunders@mvps.org> wrote in message
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> "Army George" <res0km2r@REMOVEverizonDELETE.net> wrote in message
> news:o hvj70hmi3vnt6kgu451vbcn59vo7ah2dg@4ax.com
> > Aloha from Honolulu!
> >
> > My XP Home freezes up as soon as I move the mouse, but it works fine
> > in safe mode. I have defragged, virus scanned, and used Ad-Aware.
> >
> > What else could it be?
> >
> > George
>
> Re-install (or update) your video drivers.
>
> --
> Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OE
> Please respond in Newsgroup. Do not send email
> http://www.fjsmjs.com
> Protect your PC
> http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/
>
>
And mouse drivers if a Restore didn't help and you have any kind of fancy or
added fun ction mouse especially.
Anonymous
April 14, 2004 7:56:09 AM

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Thanks for thr great tips...here's what I found undet SYSTEM in EVENT
VIEWER...what's it mean <gulp>?

"The device, \Device\Harddisk0\D, has a bad block."

I can get around okay in safe mode...what's going on?
Anonymous
April 14, 2004 7:56:10 AM

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George;
Go to the website of your hard drive manufacturer and download the
hard drive diagnostics.
You may have a hard drive problem so now is a good time to back-up if
you do not have current back-ups.

--
Jupiter Jones [MVP]
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/


"Army George" <res0km2r@REMOVEverizonDELETE.net> wrote in message
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> Thanks for thr great tips...here's what I found undet SYSTEM in
EVENT
> VIEWER...what's it mean <gulp>?
>
> "The device, \Device\Harddisk0\D, has a bad block."
>
> I can get around okay in safe mode...what's going on?
Anonymous
April 14, 2004 10:15:01 AM

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Thanks, as soon as I get it to work, i'll load the tool.

In the middle of a R repair right now...it's time to consider Linux!


On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 22:56:51 -0600, "Jupiter Jones [MVP]"
<jones_jupiter@hotnomail.com> wrote:

>George;
>Go to the website of your hard drive manufacturer and download the
>hard drive diagnostics.
>You may have a hard drive problem so now is a good time to back-up if
>you do not have current back-ups.
!