Computer just freezing

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Okay, I have problems with mine computer.

Before when I just loaded up windows and I was on desktop after resident programs loaded, it would block if I didn't runned some program or something.
That was before I upgraded that computer.

After I done upgrade

( before it was:
256 MB DDR 300 RAM
GeForce 4 MX 440
HDD 40 GB
Intel Celeron 1,7 GHZ

now its :

512 MB DDR 400 RAM
GeForce 6600 GT
HDD 40 GB
HDD 120 GB
Intel Celeron 1,7 GHZ

).

After upgrade, I copied all the files from 40 GB disk to 120 GB disk ( some files were corrupt so I couldn't delete them nor copy them ), and formatted 40 GB disk.

I installed Windows xp professional ( the same old ones as before ), and Service Pack 2.

But now its freezing more then before, even when I have some programs running.

I thought it is the 40 GB disk problem, but I went to install Win XP on 120 GB, in middle of installation, installation freezed. So I think its problem with some computer components or something.

NOTE

When computer freezes I must restart him.


Is there any way I can fix this?

Thnx
 
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Well, its kind of stupid that you copied your files to the other HD (only if you copied your OS stuff as well). Of course you can't move some (or a lot) of files that windows needs. most of them if you do copy them, they will simple be corrupted if you attempt to use them on the new windows. You should've make a copy of your first harddisk with Ghost, so everthing will be the same as it would've been on the 40gig HD..

I think you should try a complete harddisk format, backup the most important things. And remove the partition with the WINXP installation, and re-add the partition with its size you wish. Then do a complete NTFS format, (not the quick one)

Also highly recommended that you make multiple partitions, for games, backups, downloasd. Etc.
 
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Sky...
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I just copied all the stuff except windows then formatted 40 gb one with NTFS ( not QUICK ) before. So its not that problem.

Anyway, I just now tried. I took the power supply cable from the 40 GB disk coz he ****ted smthing that registry is in mess and that some system were deleted.

Now I went to install fresh windows copy on 120 GB disk - freezed both times I tried to finish it or write the cd - key.

If it freezes one more time I swear I'm gonna take a hammer and smash the damn computer.
 
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Few reasons i could think off..

1), Hardware related problem (as you mentioned, a hardware could be screwed up, perhaps the Harddisk?)

2), Windows CD Problem, could be possible cd is broken as well.

3), I really can't think of any more, are you sure you used Windows XP to remove partitions first, and then add a new partition and then format it?
 
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1) hard disks are both fine. on other computers they dont freeze or smthing.

2) Windows XP cd prob - not. I tryed on mine friends. Is fine to him.

3) yes, I did everything on clean disks
 
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I'd say it be your mainboard that's giving you this problem.
 

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