try exiting any unecessary programs. You may be running out of resources, or something else that is running may be conflicting.pepe said:Guys everytime I try to down load an attachment of any kind on any site my puter locks up,what gives?
You need to start the PC using the XP disk. To do this your boot order needs to be set so Boot from CD is first (update BIOS). At the "welcome to setup" screen select f10 or "R" to repair. This will start the Windows Recovery Console from which you can format the hard drive. More.pepe said:Okay I downloaded the spyware and adware and now my computer is locking up with every download,someone told me today that I'm going to have to have my harddrive completly reformatted,it is the only cure.I can do this, but I'm not sure of the exact steps.I'm running XP and have tried the F-10 reformat but it didn't help.How do I do a complete reformat?