man..this puter is pretty new..the only thing i salvaged was the HD from my old puter....had it running for 6 months..no problem...now the fuckin thing is skipping...and not all the time...ill tell you now..im an idiot when it comes to this shit....is this software?..or hardware. most of the time...when just serfin...if i scroll around with the mouse...the pointer will move..then stall...move then stall. same while gaming...itll skip like a scratched CD...opening windows...even typin...skip skip skip. when i open a program...the processor light on the tower will come on like a computer is supposed to...and then most of the time..but not all...the light will stop almost like its hestating..and itll do this over and over..for a few minutes..before it starts to work normally again. sorry if i dont have all the lingo down..but if anyone can help me diagnose this problem..id greatly appreciate it.