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I just had my computer freeze...


FPCH New Member
Oct 10, 2007
And I turned it off by holding the Power button on the tower of my computer.

I was playing games on Yahoo! Games and it froze. When I restarted it, things just started to mess up.

First off, I can't go to system restore, I can't Cut, Copy or Paste anything. I can't open my Windows Media Player and now there are no windows showing on the taskbar, even when my programs are clearly working.

EDIT: And now, when I go into task manager, there are no usernames like "SYSTEM" or "CRAIG" (my name) which would usually show next to the program.exe


I think I have low memory or something like that. Whenever I try opening up my Windows Media Player it says it can't because there is low memory. It can't be my RAM b/c I have 1.5Gb.


FPCH Member
Jun 29, 2007
PC Experience
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try booting into safe mode by tapping f8 at startup, then choose "safe mode" once in there try system restore
if not go to start>run type in msconfig post back what is ticked in startup. may also be worth downloading trend micros hijack this from http://www.download.com/HijackThis/3000-8022_4-10379544.html
do a system scan then post the log.
have you tried av scanning,, try this on,line scanner from www.trendmicro.com
also download ewido from www.ewido.com install it then do an update then a complete system scan, DELETE what it finds.
seems strange you where online when this happened,you MAY of been infected with something.
when you get the error message about memory low..is it virtual memory?????
why cant you go into system restore???