What hardware do you have, what processes are running. What anti
virus/firewall do you have on your system.
What (if any) error messages do you have in the event viewer.
"MeasureMe" <MeasureMe@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Ok. I am running Windows Vista on a Dell Inspiron 1501. Does this help
> "pete" wrote:
>> Having no idea what you are curently using hardware or software wise and
>> since the local mind reader is out of town we are unable to answer your
>> "MeasureMe" <MeasureMe@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Why does my computer keep locking up? I have to turn it off, then
>> > restart
>> > in
>> > "last known good configuration".
>> > This happens every so often, but this morning I lost a boatload of work
>> > I
>> > had input into a spread sheet.
>> > HELP ME PLEASE! What can I do to stop this?