Odd Computer Issue

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by ent, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. ent

    ent OT Supporter

    Aug 9, 2007
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    Recently my desktop started getting "ticks" every now and then whenever I watched a video, listened to music, or played a game. Any type of media really. They are like little mini freezes where for a split second my computer stops functioning. Every time a restart fixed the problem but it is getting on my nerves. Once the problem starts it doesn't stop until I restart. Its not overheating or anything because it will happen right after i start up my computer, and coretemp reads normal whenever it happens.

    I've never read about any problem like this so i was wondering if any gurus here might know the cause of this.

    Edit: Sometimes if i let it continue for awhile it will totally crash my system
  2. DigiCrime

    DigiCrime If Only!

    Oct 25, 2001
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    St. Louis
    never really found out what causes it but ive had tihs happened before int he past either formating fixed it if it was severe or re installation of drivers/codecs and general clean up. when it didnt i assumed hardware was going out or psu problems

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