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Posted on 2006-11-14
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hello,
I have had this windows xp computer for about 4yrs now its a P4 2.8ghz
and the motherboard its an abit IC7.. sometimes when I transfer files
from the network or downloading from FTP the computer just freezes
and I cant do anything but reboot it. does anyone know why is this?
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It could be due to a faulty NIC.  If it is the onboard one, it can lock up everything, so disable it in the BIOS, and install a separate network card.
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by:Sabrin
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what I look for on the BIOS to disable it? just NIC?
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by:Callandor
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Probably in the peripheral devices section.
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by:knoxzoo
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While it's likely that it is the NIC, it could also be any of the following, in order of likelihood:
Hard Drive Errors/Bad Sectors
Anti-Virus
Anti-Malware
Damaged Winsock or Protocol files

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by:Sabrin
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two brand new drives
fresh windows install
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