Computer freezes sometimes memory spikes

February 19, 2012 at 20:43:08
Specs: Windows XP, AMD Athlon x3
I ran various scan Malwarebytes Kaspersky SAS everything clean Kaspersky root-kit tool all clean I ran a diagnosis on my HD and my HD was faulty bought a new HD clone my old and it runs better but still glitches..currently when running only firefox system idle process firefox and avp.exe hog the most memory any help is appreciated..Also I went as far as searching and overheating may be a problem..I used Speedfan and all temps are in reasonable levels also checked temp in bios all reasonable..

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#1
February 23, 2012 at 06:44:45
Where is avp.exe located on your computer
did you replace the hard drive, or the whole computer? by glitches is it possible its overheating? this can slog down a computer
mike

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#2
February 23, 2012 at 07:40:13
Do you have this trouble when you are online only? If so you need to block future communication with sources that can be slowing your computer down. Check out botrevolt.com

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#3
February 23, 2012 at 13:01:21
I clean fan and heatsink and its running a lot better thanks for the replies....any got guides to thermal paste?

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#4
February 24, 2012 at 08:27:21
for the heat sink? you should be able to pick some up at a parts place for computers

mike


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