i titled this motherboard problems but it's more asking advice because I'm not sure it is the mobo. I have a computer i put together with an Intel dg41rq mobo, and the person i made it for was having problems where the desktop icons would dissapear, and all i had to do was fire up the task manager, kill the explorer.exe process, and launch it again. so it got bad enough were i put a new hard drive in the computer ( so i wouldn't loose her data - hard drives are so cheap ) loaded a fresh install of windows XP pro with service pack 3 - got all the latest drivers from intel - loaded them up - starting with the chipset drivers. but now she is getting a very faint beeping noise, that seems to be coming from the mobo. also the explorer.exe problem is already back again
the thing that gets me about this is i don't see how it could be drivers or windows because it's the latest drivers and a fresh install of windows.
i looked at the logs but i found just svchost things and couldn't find anything more specific.
it seems like in the past with different computers, when i had memory problems, i didn't have these symptoms, same goes with video, and it's a new hard drive. so by process of elimination i just come up with the mobo.
any other ideas?