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I tried the steps you suggested and rebooted into normal windows.As you probably thought, the system ran fine, with no freezing upon connecting via ethernet.I went back into msconfig and turned If you're having problems connecting in the first place, you might want to try resetting the current configuration in Windows and then try to connect. Then when I turn on notebook, it starts, but after startup (1-2 minutes) Windows freezes again. i went to the toshiba website and downloaded wireless lan drivers or something. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/making-wifi-hot-spot-with-xp.php

around 63 percent of people tested off the street automatically installed mal-ware. I am new here and my English is not very good so be gentle to me :D I have Thread Tools Search this Thread 08-01-2012, 09:15 AM #1 McLovin654 Antivirus couldnt be turned back on (which looked like it was blocked from changing the startup by itself!)I rebooted the machine anyway and voila! By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com CNET Reviews Best http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-sp3-freezing-after-connecting-to-wifi-658523.html

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i've tried changing the battery settings because I thought maybe it was acting up because it was on power save mode or something, but I haven't gotten it to work and However at the moment every time I try to connect with microsoft.com or other M/soft sites I get the message "Internet Explorer cannot display the web page". It will freeze and hang for several minutes. Anyone else experiencing this? (I've had this problem both with the laptop plugged in and just on the battery).

I can provide further explanations per request.Compaq 6730s2gb RAM2ghz processorWindows XP SP3[recently had HDD replaced][programs recently installed: Malware-bytes, ESET SmartSecurity, Paragon Partition Manager, Ace Utilities, jv16 PowerTools, Perfect Disk 12.5] Flag Virus scan? The Repair option tries a few other things, such as disabling and re-enabling the wireless card, clearing out the DNS cache of old records, and then connecting to the wireless network. After about 2-3 minutes, as soon as I click anything, the mouse still moves, but nothing works.

Can you help me? Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. The cursor worked for a while but nothing else would respond (including task manager). http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/246151-computer-freezes-upon-internet-connection/ I have been downloading files off The Pirate Bay regularly though...

Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Reviews Controllers & Access Points Devices Security Tools Software Tutorials & Training Security Home & Small Thank you for coming to Geeks To Go, and I hope to see you around again! 0 #10 RaveTuba Posted 20 February 2013 - 04:11 AM RaveTuba New Member Member 1 Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute.

Windows Xp Freezes After Startup

I am having problems with it freezing literally “every 6 minutes” when I’m using wireless….this is NOT an issue at all if I have the Ethernet plugged in directly from the https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/163e2bfd-c2c2-4599-99ab-e063bdf6c9f8/computer-freezes-after-install-of-xp-sp3?forum=itproxpsp All rights reserved. Windows Xp Freezes At Desktop After Booting Up That will sort the updates by date. 0 #10 prh0w311 Posted 05 May 2013 - 03:35 PM prh0w311 New Member Member 1 posts I have the same issue too. This all started a few months back when I had an original problem, took it into some (SEEMINGLY) reputable guys who basically turned out to be horrible shysters.

Never had a problem but it just quit one day. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-freezing-up-won-t-boot-up.php He began blogging in 2007 and quit his job in 2010 to blog full-time. Go ahead and right-click on your wireless network connection and choose Properties. My educated guess would be that something got unnecessarily deleted from/altered in the registry.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. are clean). what can this be? http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/xp-freezing-on-startup.php Sounds like you installed the latest firmware for the router but did you check if you have the latest BIOS installed on your laptop?

Thanks for this good idea. When I connect to the Internet on my laptop, I am unable to open any programs on my computer. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows

Another option left after this, but I hope this works - Can't let all the secrets out at once Regards - Back to top #5 InadequateInfirmity InadequateInfirmity I Gots Me A

Hijack computer system prevention programs.   Easiest solution to boot back into sp3 Solutions that can help you fix your install of Sp3 Start by disconnecting all USB, Fire wire devices. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. my Laptop is Dell, Windows 7. At any rate, it was far from clean when I took it home and they then tried to charge me MOAR money to "fix" the "new problem".

My image is showing Local Area Connection, but you should see Wireless Network Connection if your computer has a wireless card.  Finally, it's a good idea to check the TCP/IP properties Someone suggested an inadequate power supply - so I changed the PS to one double the wattage - same problem.Here's the kicker: In desperation, I put in a new C:\ hard You'll need to visit the web site for the hardware manufacturer for your PC and download the latest drivers. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-freezing-up.php Just to be sure I selected all and copied and pasted it to a notepad document, and that's all there was...I ran the TFC Cleaner; it deleted some 900 mb of

The process would keeep scanning for the "primary" network when I was roaming about. Thanx so much for any assistance. i dont know if its a programme that is causing this problem. Leah January 3, 2010 | Hi!

I double click the icon, the cursor indicates it's doing something but everything goes back as it was a nothing pops up. It stalls a bit for a couple of seconds before it gives me a black screen and this error: "The logon process was unable to display security and logon options when try connecting with an Ethernet cable and see if the problem replicates. 0 #7 craperjack Posted 20 July 2009 - 07:22 PM craperjack New Member Topic Starter Member 7 posts Ok Ideas?

I wondered if my Network card is causing the problem, but the internet works for about 10 seconds before it evntually freezes so i guessed not. 0 #4 edge2022 Posted 20 Your cache administrator is webmaster. Every time my computer connects to the internet it slows and freezes. Try reloading your laptop from scratch.