by anangel 02 Mar 2012

UPDATE to my computer freeze up problem:

I am on the computer presently, that has been giving me a major "pain"! I hope I am not getting prematurely excited, but I have been on the computer for an hour, and as yet, NO freezing! Keep your fingers crossed that I fixed it!

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by hightechgrammy 02 Mar 2012

That's great news, Angel! You are gettin" brave! I sure hope that was IT!
Thanks Alice for the advice and Meganne too! Leave it to the Aussies!

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by meganne 02 Mar 2012

So glad you fixed it!!! Well done!!
hugs n roses, Meganne

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by fannyfurkin 02 Mar 2012

I am pleased to hear that Angel. Good for you for being brave enough to do that. I have resurrected many dead computers this way. I think you will find Meganne made the same suggestion on your previous post.
Alice.

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anangel by anangel 02 Mar 2012

Hugs to YOU and MEGANNE!! Alice, when I unplugged the modem, I noticed that the plug that has a screw on both sides to attach it, was not tightly screwed down to the back of the modem. Is it likely that that loose connection was the culprit, rather than the dust. The Lord knows it NEEDED dusting, but since I made a mental note to tighten those screws more tightly when I hooked the modem back up, not only is the computer working without freezing, the screen pictures and word print is so vividly clear than before. Just wondering?? Anyways, I'm so thrilled it isn't freezing for NOW!
Hugs,
Angel

anangel by anangel 02 Mar 2012

the dust. Just wondering, as the screen picture and print is now more vivid and clear?? I had made a mental note to tighten those screws tighter, when I hooked the modem back up. Anyways, it definitely needed the dust removed! I am so thrilled it has not frozen in more than an hour, and working like new!!
Hugs, Angel

anangel by anangel 02 Mar 2012

not frozen up in more than an hour of being online, since I re-plugged the modem after cleaning the dust and tightening the screws! Thanks, again!
Angel

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by devon 02 Mar 2012

Happy it is working for you know!!!!DeVon

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by anangel 02 Mar 2012

P.S.
As I was about to take it to Best Buy, all unplugged, and on my kitchen counter, I decided to carefully remove the side cover of the modem and gently wipe clean all the dust on the fan blades/fan vents. If it continues to operate, a BIG thank you to (Fannyfurkin) Alice!!
Hugs, Angel

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