Why does my computer lock up and freeze?
More often now I have been getting a 'lock up' while shutting down. When the screen freezes I have pressed ctl-alt-del to see what is running and always the program 'rundll32' is sitting as the last task.
I have to hit the reset button to have it run scan disk to get out of this freeze.
What is up with this? It is getting very frustrating because I cannot pinpoint exactly what the culprit is that day.
How can I resolve this?
This question was answered on August 1, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.You should do a virus scan there maybe a virus cause the shut down malfunction.
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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 1, 2003