My computer freezes up!

Question

My computer was working fine just at the beginning of last week. By Wednesday of last week I would turn my computer on, it would start up, but when I would try to open any programs my computer would freeze up and I can not do anything, so I would just have to shut my computer off manually. I can not use my computer at all. I have been having the same problem and I don't know why that is.

Answer

This question was answered on May 10, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Try booting the computer in safe mode

In safe mode the computer loads the default system services only Once your OS is in safe mode you can disable devices, scan for viruses, or run diagnostic software By pressing F8 you can boot in safe mode.

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Posted by Andrew of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 10, 2005