Have to shut down every few hours

Win98 se
I normally leave my PC on and lately after being idle for a few hours a white rectangle appears with CLOSE in the centre. After clicking it off I cannot access anything, can't even connect to my server. I have to close my PC and reboot to get it back to normal

Anybody any ideas?

Thanks Basil
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sunray_2003Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Disable screensaver or other power options and check if it would help

Check for spyware and virus in your system


when you leave your pc , do you run any application or do you close all applications ..

Is there any message in that white box ?

check this http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000153.htm
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ahmedbahgatConnect With a Mentor Commented:
is power management enabled of that machine, if yes try to disable it


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