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Computer Freezes Mouse Still Moves


I just upgraded my friends laptops memory from 512 to 2 gb, now the computer freezes after about 30 seconds of booting up to windows but the mouse is still move-able. I tried 3 different sticks of ram still same problem. Any help?

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1. I was on the desktop, msn messenger was dl'ing and i just finished updating direct x. The folder with everything i extracted i highlighted and tried to move then i got those beeps and the cursor froze, but msn continued dl'ing and then completed! I reset and installed it, wasnt even corrupt or owt. 2. As i was filling out system specs in user cp now, i went to click on the privacy thing if i want others to see my specs and as i clicked i got the beeps but i got movement back, then a few mins later as i tried to scroll down same thing but im still going. Now as im writing this im running blend test on orthos and 50 mins so far. Also i have speedfan running. - Ram? Maybe a possiblity but surely orthos would have shown that by now?
- Cpu overheating? But idle im 25 degrees and right now under 100% load im 40 degrees
- Psu? Not enough power or something? But i aint got a powerhouse rig really. Any help is appreciated! And the beep happend again now! Also, i checked the manual if the beeps meant anything and nothing, but any beeps you get is when post, not in windows.


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Asus a8n-sli deluxe
Amd x2 4400+
Antec 600w psu
Seagate 120g sata i
Maxtor 120g sata i
7800gt
2x1gb ocz dual channel ddr400
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Saitek backlit keyboard
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2x2gb pny optima ddr3 1333
Foxconn a7da-s 3. 0 motherboard
Corsair tx750 psu
Dual xfx 4890's
Wd 500gb hdd (used previously in another build, know it works)
Soundblaster creative audigy 2zs

All parts except for the hdd and soundcard are new

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