Can using scan and defrag or turning the computer off by hitting the power button cause your hard drive to crash? I was told it would by a computer consultant. My computer is freezing up on me bad and I'm afraid to turn it on now because when it does, I can't do a soft reboot.
This question was answered on January 19, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Yes your computer will crash if you are running an application or program and hit the off while doing so.Also get rit of unnessasery short cut & temp files,cookies, clean out history all this take up memory..This mite help with the freezing or you need more memory.
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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 19, 2004