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whats wrong with my PC!? *frustrated*

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    lately i've benn having some weird freezing problems with my PC. For most of the time my CPU was OCed to 3.5...then the freesing started, then tried lower clocks and voltages but even though the my pc would still freeze it wouldnt be as often, But now its just frustrating, because it even does it at default setting, I've cleaned my pc, and did a[same ver] Bios update. and still i get the freezing problem at default settings. I checked if my CPU was over heating but thats not the case. SO im lost.:shadedshu
     
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    Try running Memtest and chkdsk at stock settings and see what you get.
     
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    *"I've cleaned my pc"
    what exactly do you mean by that?
    *does it freeze only in windows? what if you run smething not in windows (like live CD or something like memtest...)?
    *may be it a virus, I had a virus that made my PC stop responding...
    *do you have another HDD? try putting another OS on another HDD and see if crashing continue..
     
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    I meant, physically cleaning, I actually took it apart, cleaned all components and put it back on. I havent tried memtest yet, but i will, also i dont know if the crash could be the HDD or Malicious software related, because my PC freezes and makes a screetching sound [used to happen to me when I OCed too much on other PC]. but ill still try a fresh copy of window on a diff. HDD.
     
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    If screetch = one long beep, according to Abit, one long beep = One long beep then machine shuts down - faulty, improperly installed or missing CPU
     
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    The only time I've ever had freezing and a screetching sound my HDDs were failing.
     
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    If its physical screeching then its the HDD cause like ozzy said my ooold western dig. screeched alot before hitting the bucket.
     
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    Actually the screething sound comes from the speakers =\
     
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    freeze

    hey i had the same problem as u hat its your videocard
    ati hd3870 x2
    did u install the normal drivers for that if so than deinstall and download this and it will be over
    i did the same and it runs now very stable for 3 months

    http://downloads.guru3d.com/DNA-ATi-8.6-Vista-download-1979.html

    let me now if it works ok :D
     
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    It must be Drivers or because of your OC Windows files might be corrupt. It happened to me once. So I re-installed windows at the same clock speed and all is fine for last 6 months.
     
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    video card can make loud sound is probably because the extra power cables are not connected....
     
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    I had a screeching problem right before my video card died. Its usualy a sign that something is shorting.
     
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    I did that and so far everything is stable, i tried to push my system i little further after that and ran into some problems but i guess they were just "bad OC" problems that i can fix later. Im gonna keep the same clocks for a couple of days and stress my PC to see the stability.
     

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