Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop ?

My computer freezes when i try to install any operating system

\015 My computer recently was full of viruses and i scanned and cleaned them. but when i try to install a new windows xp it freezes and numlock, capslock lights also stops responding at the copying files state and this is always with any new cd i use.\015

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My computer stops responding when i try to install any kind of windows from the hard drive.
I would flash the BIOS even if you already have the latest one in there. Maybe one of those nasty buggers got into it. Here is a link to the one your need:
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R84099&SystemID=DIM_P4_4600&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=308&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=8&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=1&fileid=110561

Then I would do another total reinstall and use the latest drivers for the Dell site.
Also there is a setting in the BIOS for turning the NumLock off/on
As far as the caplock, that may be repaired in the reinstall. Or if you are using a wireless or non dell keyboard, run the software that came with it.
It's a lot of work...but that 4600 is a nice box.
good luck, please leave rating thank you
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