I am wondering if you ever came across this before...I have an HP Desktop running Windows 8, less than a year old and bought brand new (nice machine), that after you boot it, it will work for maybe 30 seconds to a minute and then it starts locking up and the programs stop responding. First thing I thought was viruses so I scanned and didn't find anything and no browser add-ons either. So next I booted into safe mode and ran anti-virus scans but still nothing and it was still locking up. So for the fun of it, I reseeded the RAM and hard drive but same issues.
I am at a loss on what to do next before I refresh the computer as a last step...any ideas?