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OS issue after reseating heatsink

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Sig build, reseated the CPU, switched around some fan wiring, but otherwide didnt touch anything else. Temps are perfectly fine, lower than they were before thanks to the reseating, but Windows is having some issue all of a sudden. It could have been from restarting my computer a couple times when it wasn't plugged into a monitor, I dunno.

Basically most of my applications work fine, but Windows is having trouble shutting down, and opening up random applications. Web browser works perfect. However when I try and open up random applications like iTune and Windows Media Player they bug out or crash. iTunes just flat out doesnt open even though there is a process for it. Windows Media Player wont open on its own but if I try and open a video file for example, it will play the video file but I cant click anything in WMP. Nothing even highlights for me to click. Shutting down takes a lot longer than its supposed to, it usually takes 5-6 seconds and its taking ten times longer.

I tried resetting everything in the motherboard to stock and that didnt seem to do anything. Tried a system restore back to a known point where it was working and that didnt help either. Any idea what I could have done to cause the OS issues?

EDIT: so iTunes finally opens up after literally about 5 minutes, but it wont let me do anything to it. It seems so far that wmp and itunes were the only affected programs. Web browsers work fine, games work fine, random utilities work fine, etc.
Edited by MooCwzRck - 4/17/11 at 3:20am
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RAM gone bad? Could be.. try each stick alone.

Also try checking you HDD cable on both sides and do a disk check. These bugs can be a result of HDD gone bad too.
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Try reseating the RAM and the cables on the motherboard. Happened to me too, and seemed like i bumped the RAM and got a bit out of the socket.
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