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PC FREEZES WHEN ACCESSING ANOTHER

Posted on 2004-08-03
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i have 2 computers connected up to a adsl router, one of the machines would not work if connected to the router because everytime it was connected the pc would lock up and all i could do was reset. i fixed this problem by sticking the xp disk in and running sfc /scannow to check if the protected files were ok, after that had finished, the machine stopped freezing and i was able to surf the net on it like before. the problem i have now is if i go into network neighbourhood and put a file in a shared folder it freezes, also freezes when the other machine tries to send a file to it where as the machine im using the folder just locks up, i have a printer connected to my main computer i use the most and the other machine also freezes when u try to print,

Any idea whats happening,
doubt if its a hardware problem
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It could be that XP is trying to scan your network for scheduled tasks..  this is the default behavior for this OS..  Try the reg hack in this document:

http://65.24.134.81/KipSolutions/XP%20Performance%20Tips/PoorConnectionSpeed/PoorConnSpeed.htm
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thanx for the help it worked perfectly, i copied a file to one of the folders that was being shared and printed with no problems at all
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*grin*  Knocked this one out of the park fairly quickly..  wish all the questions would be so easy to answer..!!

and thank you..

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