|1. Press CTRL-ALT-DELETE|
2. Click the Resource Monitor in Task Manager
2. Click the tabs under Disk, Memory, CPU and Memory.
4. Search for any irregularities, spikes or interruptions.
Check for driver problems:
In the Disk Manager you can run a scan for driver conficts. To run this scan follow the instructions below.
1. Click Start
2. Choose Run
3. type " compmgmt.msc ", This will run a scan of your drivers
just look in the device manager for errors.
If you have problems with the hard drive, you can try to repair the hard drive by instructing the O.S. to skip over bad sectors.
Hope this helps!