What can I do to prevent my computer from freezing up?

Question

Computer locks up ofton. Cntrl, Alt, Delete shows all programs running and Iam (not responding) is the culprit. If I end task the computer works for a while before it locks up again. What is Iam and how do I correct the lock up problem? Thanks

Answer

This question was answered on March 17, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What is the name of the program that is not responding? There can be something wrong with that certain program if while running the same progam your computer freezes If it's diffrent programs that are cause you computer to lock up be sure to restart your computer to free up all resources available or consider adding more RAM to your computer To check your system resources at any time, you can click on the Windows Start menu and choose Settings and then Control Panel Double-click on System then choose the Performance tab to show the available amount of free System Resources.

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Posted by Ileen of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 17, 2003