computer hangs whenever i use winamp or intensive programs

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  1. mitrong

    mitrong so cute

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    Hi, my computers about 3 years old now and whenever i use memory intensive programs ESPECIALLY winamp, after a while my computer will just freeze and it'll go BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP until i turn it off... is this most likely a power supply problem?
     
  2. Wolf68k

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    check for spyware and viruses
    might be time to reinstall the OS
    or a number of other things
    You didn't give any specs before for the fact it's 3 years old.

    But no it's not a power supply problem
     
  3. mitrong

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    even when i do fresh reinstalls/formats, it still happens.
     
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    could be bad ram
     
  5. Wolf68k

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    see, you didn't mention that you've already tried that
    and I agree about the ram. go have it tested.

    or you can do it yourself
    http://www.memtest86.com/
     

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