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Jul 27, 2007

hello i got xp with all updates latest java and flash player but i got problems with some pages especially Internet i think its a memory or java script problem but dont know.
ie works for a while then dies no freeze or error doesn't help opening a new window i have to restart new hardware and reinstalled xp but the problem is still there have tried ie7 and firefox but its the same.

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