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Fixing Common XP Problems

May 6, 2008
You just bought your computer and you are extremely happy with its performance, however a few months down the road and you begin to see some problems that you have never experienced before. Before long, your computer starts to slow down, in some cases your programs just freeze with no reason and you do not know what is wrong with it. How then do we deal with these common computer problems?

The "Blue Screen Of Death"

The Blue Screen of Death is the term used when your screen displays a blue screen when your Windows operating system encounter a system error. It is also displayed when a system process was stopped to protect itself from a major error or when it fails to recover from a big error.

The blue screen of death has always been around for a Windows operating system and thus the solution to it is widely found on the internet. RegCure is the remedy to the blue screen and it can be easily downloaded from the internet. RegCure will help maintain and keep your computer functioning in optimum condition.

Screen Freeze

One other common problem that most computer users face is a frozen screen. It is almost similar to the blue screen of death, just that you do not see a blue screen but an immobilized screen. The most common cause of a screen freeze is because your computer is functioning on all of its RAM thus it no longer has any memory to function on anymore, thus it freezes up. The most common and least dangerous cause of your PC screen freezing is possibly just because your computer has no more RAM on which to function upon.

How to fix a dead screen is rather simple, most of the time you just have to wait,. 90% of the time, the screen would unfreeze and be back to normal after you wait for a few minutes for the computer to sort out its RAM. If not, you can try the 'Ctrl, Alt, De' technique, pressing all those three buttons together to bring up the Windows Task Manager frame. Look through the programs under Applications and see which are not responsive and highlight them before clicking 'End Task'. Chances are most of the time the non-responsive programs would close and everything will work fine after that.

Program not responding

In some cases, there are programs that stop responding altogether and this may be similar to a screen freeze but just that it happens only when you try to view that particular program. If you view the other programs, the screen is working fine.

How then do you deal with such a problem? Just like the screen freeze, use the 'Ctrl, Alt, Del' trick and end the unresponsive programs immediately. Everything should work out fine after a few moments.

Besides that, you should also keep your computer regularly maintained. RegCure can solve your 'Program not responding' messages and run through the scan to keep your computer functioning at its optimal speed.
About the Author
Logan Albright is an authority on troubleshooting computer problems at http://www.pcaholic.com . Where he helps thousands how to optimize their computers through a proper computer check up. Click Here to get your windows errors fixed for free.
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