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[OT]Dumb hardware question

On Sat, 2003-05-10 at 13:45, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> My wife's windoz system freezes randomly and I don't believe it is
> software. I put in a new power supply, but that did not fix the problem.
> I reseated the boards. However, I have not been able to reseat the CPU
> (AMD Athalon). The heat sync is clipped on and I don't want to use brute
> force to pull it off. With this little info, anyone want to take a quick
> stab at advice to remove the heat sync. 
> (My next step is to bring up Knoppix and see if I get a freeze here). 

You might want to run memtest86 first.  It'll check for bad memory,
which could easily cause freezes, and you dont' have to talk anything
apart first.

Gregory Boyce <gboyce2 at>

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