computor freezing

why does my computor occassionly freeze in a web site and also sometimes when i am trying to disconnect from my isp?
MIKEMCAsked:
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magigrafCommented:
MIKEMC...

If you hit a site where you have JAVA applet using Netscape Communicator that might be the case.  Java is very nice applets but force browsers to react differently and therefore lead them to crash.

When you come to this instability your system gets affected and my hog your connection.

If you need more detailed info, I would require more feedback about your system, and browser used.

Hope this helped
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MIKEMCAuthor Commented:
good answer. i have noticed it froze many times when i was in a site that required java. however it has froze when my java has been disabled. would java also effect my disconnecting?
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MIKEMCAuthor Commented:
sorry i forgot to mention my browser is netscape 3.04
my computor is 486 50mh 16ram
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magigrafCommented:
MIKEMC...

No, Java has no effects on the disconnecting problem.  This could be due to a number of other things.  It could be the modem, it could be the dial up networking that is not sending the proper shutdown, and it could be another application running in the background that is conflicting with dialup networking.

We would have to start, a troubleshooting session to disable every application and test the system. (to split between Software or Hardware conflict)

You could do that, just hit the CTRL+ALT+DEL and terminate all your apps EXCEPT for Explorer and Systray. Now test your system, I would recomment a HARD reset on the computer everytime you do a different test.  "A hard reset=RESET BUTTON or SWITCH OFF then ON)

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MIKEMCAuthor Commented:
thanks. you said shut down all  except systray and explorer. these are also open nvram, rsrcmtr, lights.
what are these and is it of to close these programs?
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