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Skype freezes computer

Hello, 

 

I'm icooliam and i've had skype for about 5 months now, I started my account up to talk to my friend on my laptop. About 2-3 months ago I built a new computer from parts that I bought. I made my new computer really to play minecraft as my laptop was a bit slow. My other friend plays minecraft too and had skype so I downloaded skype onto my new computer and added my other friend. Skype never makes a difference to my game minecraft but seems to completly freeze my PC when I am talking on my new PC. 

 

I never had this problem on my laptop and decided to try it on my new PC talking to the same friend but without minecraft running. It still froze. If I leave my PC after it's frozen it doesn't un-freeze, also it might not freeze for 1.2 hours sometimes but sometimes it will only last a few minuets. After I restart my PC it still freezes when I start talking again on skype. 

 

I am running windows xp professional and my new PC and de-bug mode is not on. Please help me here as I'm not sure what to do,

 

icooliam

 

 

icooliam
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Re: Skype freezes computer

Are you using any tune-up utilities on your PC?

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Re: Skype freezes computer

Please post event viewer log in your very next reply.

Click Start >> Run >> Type eventvwr.msc /s
Custom Views >> Administrative Events
Look for any error message related to Skype crash.

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Re: Skype freezes computer

I have now uninstalled Skype and it seems to be working fine, Tamim the thing that you said to do did not bring up any errors to do with Skype. ruwim I'm not using any tune-up facilities. Thank-you both for your help.
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